Ivan Hughes Obituary

Ivan O. Hughes
Ivan O. Hughes
Ivan O. Hughes

September 28, 1924 - November 21, 2004
Born in Humeston, IA
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Ivan O. Hughes, 80, died Sunday, November 21, 2004 at the Calvin Community Care Facility from age related complications. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, November 24 at the Douglas Avenue Presbyterian Church with The Rev. Claude Jones officiating. Interment will be at Masonic Cemetery Mausoleum. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday at the Westover Funeral Home.

Survivors include his loving wife of 57 years, Mary; a brother, Dean Hughes of Aurora, Colorado and a brother-in-law, Wilbur Boyce of Columbus, Ohio; three sons, Wayne and wife Beverly of Plano, Texas, Gary and wife Kathy of Marion, Iowa, and Paul and wife Gale of Manhattan, Kansas; six grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.

Ivan was preceded in death by his parents, Oris and Grace Hughes; two brothers, Dale and Orel; and a sister Averill Elizondo.

Ivan was born September 28, 1924 in Humeston, Iowa. Following his service in the Army during WWII, he came to Des Moines in 1947 and worked at Meredith Publishing as an Ink-maker for 38 years. He was a member of the: VFW; American Legion; Masons; and High Twelve.

Memorials contributions may be made to the Douglas Avenue Presbyterian Church or Acanthus Masonic Lodge.





Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Tuesday, November 23, 2004
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Douglas Avenue Presbyterian Church
4601 Douglas Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50310
Wednesday, November 24, 2004
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Masonic Cemetery Mausoleum
1550 - 48th Street
Des Moines, IA US 50311
Wednesday, November 24, 2004


Acanthas Masonic Lodge
4133 Urbandale
Des Moines, IA 50310