John Connett Obituary

John  Connett
John Connett
John Connett

December 4, 1942 - November 18, 2008
Born in San Diego, California
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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John Connett, 65, suffered from a stroke and went home to be with the Lord, Tuesday, November 18, 2008 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. A graveside service will be held 2:00 PM, Friday, November 21, 2008 at Laurel Hill Cemetery.

John was born in San Diego, CA, and has lived in the Des Moines area most of his life. He graduated from Tech High School and in 1962 he married his High School sweetheart, Patricia Hines. They have been married for 46 years. He was a warehouseman for Super Value Stores until his retirement in 1999.

John was a loyal husband, father and friend. He enjoyed road trips, hunting, fishing and spending time with his family. John was also a huge Nascar fan and knew someone everywhere he went.

Survivors include his wife, Pat; his children: John (Penny) Connett of Bondurant, Cecilia (Don) Towers of Des Moines, Russ (Traci) Connett of Altoona; seven grandchildren: Devin, Ashlee, Analise, LaRissa, Danielle, Amanda, Sam; two great grandchildren: Amy and Isaiah; and his sister, Winona (Larry) Rush of Des Moines. John was preceded in death by his parents, Wes and Mildred Connett and his sister, Patty Bishop.

The family will receive friends from 5-7:00 PM, Thursday, November 20, 2008 at Iles Grandview Park Funeral Home.

ARRANGEMENTS BY ILES FUNERAL HOMES ~
GRANDVIEW PARK CHAPEL.

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Visitation
Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Thursday, November 20, 2008
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Cemetery
Laurel Hill Cemetery
3601 East Court Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Friday, November 21, 2008
2:00 PM
Graveside Service
Laurel Hill Cemetery
3601 East Court Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Friday, November 21, 2008
2:00 PM