Edward Donahoe Obituary

Edward J. Donahoe
Edward "EJ" Donahoe
Edward J. Donahoe

July 31, 1917 - November 12, 2006
Born in Des Moines, IA
Resided in West Des Moines, IA
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Edward J. Donahoe, 89, died November 12, 2006 at Mercy Medical Center. Mass of Christian burial will be at 10 a.m. on Wednesday at Sacred Heart Church in West Des Moines. Burial will be in Glendale Cemetery in Des Moines. Visitation will be Tuesday evening from 5-7 p.m. with a rosary at 7 p.m. at Dunn’s Funeral Home in Des Moines.

Edward was born July 31, 1917 in Des Moines to Edward and Marie (Kelleher) Donahoe. He graduated from Dowling High School and attended Dowling Junior College. He served in the Coast Guard during World War II. He was employed as a foreman with Knutsen Construction for 32 years. He was a member of Cumming American Legion and Dowling Club.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, John and Bernard Donahoe; sister, Marianne Peters; and his stepson, Charles.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Alice; sisters, Clare Gannon and Catherine Hutchens of West Des Moines; and his many nieces and nephews.

Edward enjoyed gardening, playing cards with friends, traveling to Hawaii and spending time with his cat Morris.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to Sacred Heart Church.




Dunn's Funeral Home
2121 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Tuesday, November 14, 2006
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Sacred Heart Catholic Church
1627 Grand Avenue
West Des Moines, IA US 50265
Wednesday, November 15, 2006
10:00 AM
Glendale Cemetery
4909 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311
Wednesday, November 15, 2006


Sacred Heart Catholic Church
1627 Grand Avenue
West Des Moines, IA 50265