Elaine Gebhardt Obituary

Elaine Ruth Gebhardt
Elaine Gebhardt
Elaine Ruth Gebhardt

March 1, 1933 - April 1, 2010
Born in Chicago, IL
Resided in Johnston, IA
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Elaine Ruth Gebhardt, 77, passed from this life on Thursday, April 1, 2010 at her home away from home in Sarasota, FL. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, April 9, at Iles Funeral Homes – Westover Chapel in Des Moines. Burial will follow at Chapel Hill Gardens Cemetery in Des Moines.

Elaine Hass was born on March 1, 1933 in Chicago, Illinois to Henry and Ethel (Kammin) Hass. In 1954, she married Donald Gebhardt in Chicago and lived there before moving to Des Moines, Iowa in 1964. Elaine was a realtor for many years and made a loving home for her family and friends. During retirement, Elaine and Donald divided their time between Johnston, Iowa and Sarasota, Florida. Long time members of the Hyperion Field Club, Elaine and Donald loved playing golf with their wonderful friends and devoted countless hours to the Herman Sani Invitational golf tournament.

Elaine was preceded in death by her parents; younger son, James; husband, Donald and brother, William Hass. She is survived and lovingly remembered by her son, Robert (Jocelyn) Gebhardt of Lafayette, CO; two grandsons, Christopher and Thomas both of Lafayette; a niece, Kristen Welch and two nephews, Kevin and Kurt Hass.

Visitation will begin after 3 p.m. on Thursday, April 8, at the funeral home, where the family will greet friends from 5 to 7 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests memorial contributions to be made to Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Urbandale.

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ARRANGMENTS BY ILES FUNERAL HOMES ~ WESTOVER CHAPEL.

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Visitation
Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Thursday, April 8, 2010
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Friday, April 9, 2010
11:00 AM
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Chapel Hill Gardens Cemetery
4400 Merle Hay Road
Des Moines, IA US 50310
Friday, April 9, 2010

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Gloria Dei Lutheran Church
8301 Aurora Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50322