Frederick Claiborne Obituary

Frederick Eugene Claiborne
Frederick Eugene Claiborne
Frederick Eugene Claiborne

May 17, 1946 - September 12, 2008
Born in Des Moines, IA
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Frederick Eugene Claiborne was born May 17, 1946 to Fred and Edith Claiborne. He passed away in his sleep September 12, 2008.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Iles Funeral Homes-Westover Chapel.

Born in Des Moines, Fred spent many years in Texas and Southern California with the last 32 years in Des Moines. Following in his fathers business, Fred sold cars for many years. After returning to Des Moines he became a homebuilder, opened a print shop with his brother Clay and owned the Country Kitchen restaurant on SE 14th St. with his brother Cary. Fred got to know most everybody that entered the restaurant and is fondly remembered by many.

He always enjoyed a great story or good laugh. He made friends wherever he went. Fred had a deep love for family and friends. His daughter Colby and son Todd were a great source of pride and joy in his life.

He is survived by his wife Kathy, daughter Colby (Tom Coletta), son Todd, mother Edith of Des Moines, brothers Charles (Linda), Clay (Sue Ellen), Cary (Tammy), Berk ( Suzanne) and sister Ruth (Willy Wellfort). Grandchildren Thomas, Emma and Eva, and many nieces and nephews.

A visitation will be held Monday from 5 to 7 p.m. at Iles Funeral Homes- Westover Chapel. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Animal Rescue League of Iowa.

ARRANGEMENTS BY ILES FUNERAL HOMES ~ WESTOVER CHAPEL.

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Visitation
Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Monday, September 15, 2008
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Service
Westover Funeral Home
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PENDING, IA US PENDING
Tuesday, September 16, 2008
10:00 AM
Cemetery
Resthaven Cemetery
801 19th Street
West Des Moines, IA 50265
Tuesday, September 16, 2008