Jack Whitaker Obituary

Jack C. Whitaker
Jack Whitaker
Jack C. Whitaker

January 19, 2009
Born in Granger, IA
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Jack C. Whitaker passed away on Monday January 19, 2009 at Iowa Lutheran Hospital in Des Moines from Parkinson's Disease

Jack was born to Luther and Retta (Gates ) Whitaker
in Granger, and spent most of his life in Des Moines. He served in the Air Force, and U.S. Army during World War II. Jack spent his career in the elevator industry from construction to inspections, working for Westinghouse, O'Keefe, and National Elevator Inspection Services.

He is survived by his wife Mary Lou, one daughter
Nickie, one son Larry (Ilse ), 2 granddaughters (Jenice and Kristina), and 4 great grandchildren. Also, one sister Adeline, four brothers Neill, Richard, Luther and Delmar. He is preceded in death by his parents three brothers, and one sister.

Jack was an active member of Wakonda Christian Church, where he was a deacon, coffee club and property committee member. He was a member of Elevator Union Local 33, and Southgate Masonic Lodge.

A memorial reception will be held on Saturday January 24, 2009, from 2-4- p.m. at Wakonda Christian Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Wakonda Christian Church.

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MEMORIAL RECEPTION
Wakonda Christian Church
3938 Fleur
Des Moines, IA US 50321
Saturday, January 24, 2009
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Wakonda Christian Church
3938 Fleur
Des Moines, IA 50321