James Mulvihill, Jr. Obituary

James J. Mulvihill, Jr.
James J. Mulvihill, Jr.
James J. Mulvihill, Jr.

March 27, 1922 - June 27, 2005
Born in Des Moines, IA
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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James J. Mulvihill, Jr., 83, died Monday, June 27, 2005 at Hospice Kavanagh House in Des Moines. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 29, 2005 at St. Ambrose Cathedral in Des Moines. Burial will be at Resthaven Cemetery in West Des Moines.

James was the oldest son of Katherine (Watts) and James J. Mulvihill. He was born on March 27, 1922 in Des Moines, was a graduate of Winterset High School, and attended Iowa State University. James farmed near Ames and Cumming and was a WWII U.S. Coast Guard veteran. He worked as an agent for Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company for 48 years, and was a member of St. Ambrose Cathedral, the Serra Club, Glen Oaks and the Des Moines Embassy Club. He also enjoyed tending his flower garden.

James was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Patty Mulvihill; and his sister, Sister Sheila, B.V.M. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Pat; daughter, Julie Mulvihill of Minneapolis, MN; son, Jim (Darcey) Mulvihill of Ames; brothers and sisters, Jack Mulvihill, Daniel Mulvihill, Marikay Darnell, Mark Mulvihill, Suzanne Higdon and Robert Mulvihill and their families.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 28 at Dunn's Funeral Home with a rosary at 5 p.m.





Dunn's Funeral Home
2121 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Tuesday, June 28, 2005
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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St. Ambrose Cathedral
607 High Street
Des Moines, IA US 50309
Wednesday, June 29, 2005
10:00 AM
Resthaven Cemetery
801 19th Street
West Des Moines, IA 50265
Wednesday, June 29, 2005