Gail Elings Obituary

Gail E. Elings
Gail E. "Pete" Elings
Gail E. Elings

June 10, 2003
Resided in Urbandale, IA
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Obituary

Gail E. "Pete" Elings, 73, died quietly Tuesday, June 10, 2003 in his home surrounded by family. Services will be 1 p.m. Monday, June 16 at Westover Funeral Home.Gail was born in Des Moines, Iowa, on February 18, 1930 to Harold and Dorothy Elings. He was the fourth oldest of twelve children. Gail served in the United States Marine Corp during the Korean War. On November 27, 1952 he married Marianna Miller of Luther at the Little Brown Church. Gail is survived by Marianna, his wife of fifty years and seven children, Barry Elings of Des Moines, Linda Wolfskill (Dave) of Hulett, WY, Cindy Frantz (Steve) of Lawrence, KS, Roxanne Elings (Tom Haynie) of New York, NY, Patti Elings-Cerchiara (Vincent) of New Windsor, NY, Steve Elings (Darlene) of Council Bluffs and Dorothy Elings of Urbandale. He is also survived by three brothers, Ted, Larry and Gary; four sisters, Eileen, Nola, Carol and Joyce; 13 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Gail was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Fred, Jim and Don; one sister, Doris; and one grandchild. Visitation begins at 11 a.m. Sunday with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Mercy Hospice or the American Lung Association.

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Services

Visitation
Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Sunday, June 15, 2003
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Service
Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA 50322
Monday, June 16, 2003
1:00 PM
Cemetery
Resthaven Cemetery
801 19th Street
West Des Moines, IA 50265
Monday, June 16, 2003

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MEMORIALS MAY BE MADE TO MERCY HOSPICE OR THE AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION