Carold Brannen Obituary

Carold K. Brannen
Carold K. Brannen
Carold K. Brannen

August 23, 1914 - June 2, 2009
Born in Des Moines, Iowa
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Carold K. Brannen, 94 of Des Moines died Tuesday, June 2, 2009 at Luther Park Trinity Center. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Iles Funeral Homes-Grandview Park Chapel with visitation one hour prior to the service. Burial will be at Laurel Hill Cemetery.

Carold was born in Des Moines on August 23, 1914 to Ernest and Hilda (Freburg) Brannen. He worked for the Internal Revenue Service for over 20 years, retiring in 1960. He was a member of Bethany Reformed Church.

Carold loved making people smile. He and his wife, Dolores, had a carnival carousel as well as other carnival food and game stands. They traveled with them to local festivals and private parties over the years. He enjoyed woodworking and played many instruments including organ, piano and saxophone.

Carold was preceded in death May 3, 2009 by Dolores, his wife of 68 years. He is survived by two daughters, Kay (Tom) Bickel and Alice (Don) Wheatley all of Des Moines; seven grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Bethany Reformed 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
Friday, June 5, 2009
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Service
Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Friday, June 5, 2009
2:00 PM
Cemetery
Laurel Hill Cemetery
3601 East Court Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Friday, June 5, 2009
3:00 PM

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Bethany Reformed Church
720-52nd Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50313