John Egeland, Sr. Obituary

John N. Egeland, Sr.
John Egeland, Sr.
John N. Egeland, Sr.

August 31, 1927 - November 25, 2009
Resided in Windsor Heights, IA
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John N. Egeland, Sr., 82, passed away in his Windsor Heights home, surrounded by family, on November 25th, from pancreatic cancer. The body has been donated to the University of Iowa Medical Center, no immediate services are planned.

Among John's survivors are his eight children: John, Jr. (Henrietta) of Honolulu, HI, Jim (Ingrid) of San Jose, CA, Susie DiMarco of Mason City, Joe of Des Moines, Mark (Barb) of Fort Collins, CO, Mike of Des Moines, Matt (Gina) of Iowa City, Bert of Albuquerque, NM; seven grandchildren; five great grandchildren; a brother, Raymond Egeland of Milwaukee, WI; and a sister, Louise Hime, of Chicago, IL. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary, and his parents.

Mr. Egeland, a veteran of the U.S. Navy, was a long-time employee of Northwestern Bell and US West. Since his retirement, he enjoyed helping his children with various home improvement projects. John was a lifelong Chicago Cubs and Bears fan.

John's family thanks Mercy Hospice for the compassionate care of their father.

Memorial contributions can be made to Mercy Hospice, www.mercydesmoines.org/comm_resources/hospice_gift.cfm.

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