Orville Gardalen Obituary

Orville D. Gardalen
Orville D. Gardalen

October 12, 1918 - January 20, 2006
Born in Popejoy, IA
Resided in Carlisle, IA

Obituary

Mr. Orville D. Gardalen, 87, of Des Moines, died Thursday, January 19, 2006 at Iowa Lutheran Hospital. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, January 24, 2006 at Grandview Park Funeral Home. Burial will be at Chapel Hill Cemetery in Des Moines.

Orville was born in Popejoy, Iowa and lived in Dows, Iowa until 1964 when family moved to Des Moines. Orville was retired from Fawn Engineering.

Orville is survived by his wife, Margaret L. Gardalen of Des Moines; daughters, Maria (Don) Terrell of Des Moines, Nancy (Don Maynes) Gardalen of Des Moines; two sons, Tom (Diane) Gardalen of Holstein, Iowa and John Gardalen, Sr. of Des Moines; a brother, Kenneth (Elene) Gardalen of Latimer, Iowa; sister, Opal Ross, Saulk Center, MN; eight grandchildren, Kim Duncan, Lisa Bell, Brenda DeHeer, Carren Anderson, Michelle Vitiritto, John Gardalen, Jr., Brian Gardalen, and Alicia Gardalen; many nieces, nephews; and great- grandchildren. Orville was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Erin McGriff.

Visitation will be after 5 p.m. on Monday January 23, 2006 at Grandview Park Funeral Home. A family greeting will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday.

ARRANGEMENTS BY ILES FUNERAL HOMES~GRANDVIEW PARK CHAPEL.

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Services

Visitation
Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Monday, January 23, 2006
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Service
Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Tuesday, January 24, 2006
11:00 AM
Cemetery
Chapel Hill Gardens Cemetery
4400 Merle Hay Road
Des Moines, IA US 50310
Tuesday, January 24, 2006