Harold Parry Obituary

Harold G. Parry
Harry G. Parry
Harold G. Parry

June 9, 1918 - January 31, 2011
Born in Monroe, South Dakota
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Harold G. Parry, 92, died on January 31, 2011, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Harold was born on June 9, 1918, in Monroe, South Dakota to William and Grace Parry. He was a WWII Veteran of the US Army stationed in the South Pacific. He married Dorothy (Seibert) Parry on December 4, 1946.

Harold was the director of Housing Management for the Department of Housing and Urban Development for the state of Iowa. He was a member of the Beaverdale VFW Post #9127, the Pride of Iowa Barbershop Chorus, and served as an elder, usher, councilman, and deacon at St. John's Lutheran Church.

Harold will be missed by his loving wife of 64 years, Dorothy; daughter, Carolyn (Randall) Parry Weir of Marshalltown; son, Ted Parry (Jan Ellis, significant other) of Des Moines; daughter, Evelyn (Mark) Parry Drummond of Spring Valley, CA; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, February 4 at Westover Funeral Home, 6337 Hickman Road, Des Moines. Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, February 5, at St. John's Lutheran Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Harold's memory to St. John's Lutheran Church, 600 6th Ave., Des Moines, IA 50309 or the American Cancer Society.

ARRANGEMENTS BY ILES FUNERAL HOMES ~ WESTOVER CHAPEL.

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Visitation
Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Friday, February 4, 2011
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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St. John's Lutheran Church
600 Sixth Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309
Saturday, February 5, 2011
11:00 AM

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St. John's Lutheran Church
600 Sixth Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309