Fane Vawter Obituary

Fane  Vawter
Fane Vawter
Fane Vawter

May 31, 1927 - June 8, 2007
Resided in Urbandale, IA
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Fane F. Vawter, Jr., 80, died June 8, 2007 at his residence in Bickford Cottage, Urbandale, Iowa where he was being cared for by staff and Home Care Hospice of Central Iowa personnel. Fane chose to be cremated and a graveside service will be held at Masonic Cemetery.

Fane was born and raised in Des Moines, Iowa graduated from Roosevelt High School, served in the U.S. Army Air Corps followed by two years at Iowa State University. He worked several years in the Harlingen Texas City engineering department and later the Fane F. Vawter Co. in Des Moines. He enjoyed flying his personal airplanes and was involved in developing The Aircraft and Engine training facility at the Des Moines Airport.

Fane was preceded in death by his wife, Maria Christina and his parents, Fane F. and Mildred E. Vawter. He is survived by his son, Robert M. Vawter and wife Helen; his sister Mary Lou and husband Paul R. Smith and their son, Reverend Randal F. Smith, all of the Hayward California area and several cousins.




Masonic Cemetery
1550 48th Street
Des Moines, IA 50311
Tuesday, June 12, 2007