Arthur Kaeramaa Obituary

Arthur  Kaeramaa
Arthur Kaeramaa
Arthur Kaeramaa

July 30, 1913 - March 4, 2010
Born in Estonia
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Arthur Kaeramaa, 96, of Des Moines died Thursday, March 4, 2010 at Bright Kavanagh House. Visitation will be from 4:30 to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 9 at Iles Funeral Homes-Grandview Park Chapel. Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Glendale Cemetery.

Arthur was born in Estonia and immigrated to New York in the early 1950s. He relocated to Des Moines in the 1960s as part of a program hosted by Lutheran Social Services. He became a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Des Moines.

Arthur worked his entire career in the accounting department of Younkers completing his accounting degree through night classes at Drake University during those years. He retired in 1987 at age 74.

Arthur and Mayme (Hensen) were married in 1965. She preceded him in death in 1999. He was also preceded in death by his son, Ennes Kaemaraa. Arthur is survived by his step-daughter, Olivia "Libby" (Tom) DeLong of Des Moines; granddaughter, Kersti Kaeramaa of Estonia; grandson, Patrick (Jenny) Gagle of Des Moines; and four great grandchildren, Sammantha, Seth, Grant and Brett Gagle.

Memorial contributions may be directed to St. John's Lutheran Church.

ARRANGEMENTS BY ILES FUNERAL HOMES ~ GRANDVIEW PARK CHAPEL.

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Visitation
Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Tuesday, March 9, 2010
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
GRAVESIDE SERVICE
Glendale Cemetery
4909 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311
Wednesday, March 10, 2010
2:00 PM
Cemetery
Glendale Cemetery
4909 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311
Wednesday, March 10, 2010