John Petosa Obituary

John Anthony Petosa
John Anthony Petosa
John Anthony Petosa

November 27, 2005
Resided in West Des Moines, IA
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John Anthony Petosa, 89, passed away Sunday, November 27, 2005 with his family by his side. Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, December 1, 2005 at St. Theresa's Catholic Church, where he was a member. Burial will be at Glendale Cemetery.

John retired as Executive Officer of the Des Moines Board of Realtors. He was an Army Veteran of World War II, making five beach landings. He was a member of the Military Order of the Purple Heart No. 1979, Society of the 3rd Infantry Division, Canon Company 7th Infantry, Disabled American Veterans, Knights of Columbus No. 5389 and Bellizzi Mac Rae American Legion.

Surviving are his wife, Harriet; two daughters, Debra VandeWeerd of Des Moines and Susan Cole of Phoenix, AZ; two sons, Anthony J. Petosa of San Diego, CA and John J. Petosa of West Des Moines; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Dunn's Funeral Home, where a vigil service with rosary will be held at 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Theresa's Catholic Church or Hospice of Central Iowa Kavanagh House.

ARRANGEMENTS BY DUNN'S FUNERAL HOME.

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Visitation
Dunn's Funeral Home
2121 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Wednesday, November 30, 2005
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Service
St. Theresa's Catholic Church
1230 Merle Hay Road
Des Moines, IA US 50311
Thursday, December 1, 2005
11:00 AM
Cemetery
Glendale Cemetery
4909 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311
Thursday, December 1, 2005

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St. Theresa's Catholic Church
1230 Merle Hay Road
Des Moines, IA US 50312