Francis (Frank) Christy Obituary

Francis (Frank)  Christy
Frank Christy
Francis (Frank) Christy

October 7, 1935 - October 9, 2014
Born in Carroll, IA
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Francis N. Christy (Frank), 79 years of age, passed away on Thursday, October 9, 2014 at Mercy Hospital in Des Moines. Visitation will be held at Iles Westover Chapel from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 12, 2014. The funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. Monday, October 13, 2014 at All Saints Catholic Church in Saylor Township.

Frank was born on October 7, 1935 to parents, John Paul Christy and Wilda Roberta Conner Christy. He graduated from High School in Humboldt, Iowa in 1954. Two days later, he left for San Diego, California to serve three years in the U. S. M. C. Frank married Nancy Stamper Christy on July 21, 1955 of Gilmore City, Iowa and to this union 8 children were born. Retirement came for Frank in 1997 from the printing division with the State of Iowa.

Surviving Frank are his wife, Nancy; children, Lynn Berrier (Charles), Kevin Christy (Toni), Roberta McClure (Dan), Kelly Christy, Anthony Christy (Kathleen), Kari England (John) and Shannon Christy (Gina); 11 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; three sisters; four brothers and a ton of cousins. Frank was preceded in death by son, Shawn; parents, Paul and Wilda Christy and brother, Patrick.

In lieu of flowers, please feel free to make a donation to your favorite charity in Frank's name.

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Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Sunday, October 12, 2014
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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All Saints Catholic Church
650 NE 52nd Street
Des Moines, IA US 50313
Monday, October 13, 2014
10:00 AM
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