Herbert Hanger Obituary

Herbert H. Hanger
Herbert H. Hanger
Herbert H. Hanger

January 13, 1944 - February 11, 2005
Born in Des Moines, IA
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Herbert H. "Herb" Hanger, 61, died suddenly on Friday, February 11, 2005 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, February 14 at Westover Funeral Home in Des Moines. Private committal services will take place at a later date.

Herbert was born the son of Harold and Mildred Wagner Hanger on January 13, 1944 in Des Moines. Herb was honorably discharged from the Naval Reserves. In 1975, he married Mary A. Schneider in Des Moines, where they made their home. Herb was employed with Central Iowa House & Home Magazine in the advertising department. Prior to his current employment, he was employed with 50+ Lifestyles Magazine, the WHO Radio and the former KCBC Radio. Herb was the engineer on the train at the former Riverview Park in Des Moines for several years in the 1960s and 70s.

Two of his special interests included building model trains and listening to music. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

He is survived and lovingly remembered by his wife of nearly 30 years, Mary Hanger of Des Moines; his daughter, Lorrie Gibbs and her loving companion David Colvin of Palmdale, CA; sister, Betty Reckers of LaQuinta, CA; and one grandson, Jeffery Colvin of Palmdale. Herb was preceded into eternal life by his parents.

A memorial gathering will be held after 3 p.m. on Sunday, February 13 at Westover Funeral Home, where the family will greet friends from 3 to 5 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to either the American Heart Association, the American Cancer Society or a charity of your choice.





Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Sunday, February 13, 2005
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Westover Funeral Home
Monday, February 14, 2005
1:00 PM


American Heart Association
1111 Ninth Street
Des Moines, IA 50314