John Powers Obituary

John L. Powers
John L. Powers
John L. Powers

November 6, 2005
Born in Prole, IA
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Mr. John L. Powers, 87, died Saturday, November 5, 2005 at Ramsey Home. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, November 10 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, with family greeting one hour prior. Burial will be at Churchville Cemetery in Churchville, Iowa.

Mr. Powers was born in Prole, Iowa, and had lived in the Des Moines area since 1987. He was an army veteran of WWII. He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Mr. Powers received his Master’s Degree from Drake University. He was superintendent of schools in Martinsdale, Iowa. Then in 1962, he moved and worked in the Omaha public school system as a teacher and Assistant Director of the Neighborhood Youth Care.

He is survived by his son, John (Sandi Tan) Powers of Pasedena, California and daughter, Rebecca Powers of San Francisco, California, and many nieces and nephews.

John was the last of nine children of William and Mary (Burke) Powers of Spring Hill. His wife of 55 years, Lorraine Powers preceded him in death in June of this year.

Memorial contributions may be given to Drake University.

ARRANGEMENTS BY WESTOVER FUNERAL HOME.

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Sacred Heart Catholic Church
1627 Grand Avenue
West Des Moines, IA US 50265
Thursday, November 10, 2005
11:00 AM
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Sacred Heart Catholic Church
1627 Grand
West Des Moines, IA US 50265
Thursday, November 10, 2005
11:00 AM