Dwight Johns Obituary

Dwight L.  Johns
Dwight L. Johns
Dwight L. Johns

October 16, 1918 - April 8, 2011
Born in Mystic, Iowa
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Dwight L. Johns, 92, died Friday, April 8, 2011, at Calvin Community in Des Moines. Funeral services will be held 11 am Tuesday, April 12, at Iles Funeral Homes-Westover Chapel. Private interment will take place at Elgin Cemetery in Mystic, Iowa.

Dwight was born October 16, 1918, to Omar and Lena (Jones) Johns. He served in the Army Air Corps, 8th Air Force, during WWII. Dwight taught high school chemistry at East High School in Des Moines for over 30 years and during summers was a claims adjuster for Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company of Iowa. He married Mary Leichti in San Antonio, TX, while in the service. After the war, they made their home in Des Moines where they raised their three sons. Dwight also served as Scoutmaster for Troop 78 in Des Moines.

Dwight is survived by his three sons, Dwight (Patsy) Johns of Lincoln, NE, Steven (Donna) Johns and Allen Johns, both of Des Moines; his siblings, Duane Johns and Dwala Johns, both of Des Moines; and his grandchildren, Duane, David, Holly, Celeste and William; and three great grandchildren.

ARRANGEMENTS BY ILES FUNERAL HOMES - WESTOVER CHAPEL.

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Tuesday, April 12, 2011
11:00 AM