Clifford Makohoniuk Obituary

Clifford L. Makohoniuk
Clifford L. Makohoniuk
Clifford L. Makohoniuk

March 5, 1936 - July 9, 2006
Born in Waka, Saskatchewan, Canada
Resided in West Des Moines, IA
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Clifford Makohoniuk, 70, passed away, Sunday, July 9, 2006 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, July 14 at Lutheran Church of Hope in West Des Moines, followed by burial at Resthaven Cemetery in West Des Moines.

Cliff was born March 5, 1936 in Waka, Saskatchewan, Canada, the son of Pawlo and Emilia Makohoniuk. He had worked as a psychologist for the Polk County Board of Education and later for Medlink Services. After his retirement he worked with his son, Rick, at Makohoniuk Construction. Cliff was a referee for Des Moines Amateur Hockey Association, Des Moines Capitals and I.S.U. Hockey. He was a member of the Gideons International. Cliff was a mentor and teacher to many, and touched the lives of everyone he met. He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather.

Cliff is survived by his wife of 47 years, Greta; children, Dayna Archer, Rick (Tara) Makohoniuk and Dara (Jonathan) Martin; siblings, Joy, Mitch and Richard Makohoniuk all of Canada and Debra Halsmith of Ohio and his grandchildren, Lindi, Jordan, Kiera, Jazlin, Jason, Monet, Taylor, Matisse, Tyler, Brooke, Olivia, Emilia, Halea, Michael and Taylor.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m., Thursday, July 13 at Iles Funeral Homes Westover Chapel. Memorial contributions may be made to Cliff Makohoniuk's Mission Fund, % Martin Music, 1070 - 50th Street (Suite 7C), West Des Moines, IA 50266.





Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Thursday, July 13, 2006
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Lutheran Church of Hope
925 Jordan Creek Parkway
West Des Moines, IA US 50266
Friday, July 14, 2006
10:30 AM
Resthaven Cemetery
801 19th Street
West Des Moines, IA 50265
Friday, July 14, 2006