Rev. John Probasco Obituary

Rev. John E. Probasco
John E. Probasco
Rev. John E. Probasco

March 9, 2004
Resided in Marshalltown, IA
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Obituary

Rev. John E. Probasco, 78, died Tuesday, March 9, 2004 at the Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown. Funeral services will be 9 a.m. Saturday, March 13 at Calvary Baptist Church, with burial at Avon Cemetery in Des Moines.

John was born in Missouri, graduated from Sioux Falls College and attended seminary in Kansas City, KS. He was an American Baptist Church minister in southern Iowa and northern Missouri including the towns of Humeston and Woodburn. Before entering the Iowa Veterans Home, John lived in Des Moines, where he was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Helen; sons, Robert (Connie) Probasco, William (Melody) Probasco, all of Des Moines and John Probasco of Hammond, IN; daughter, Linda (Kent) Cummins of Sitka, AK; brothers, Jim and Max Probasco; sisters, Anne Marie Ruble, Nellie May Wright and Catherine Cross; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Family will greet friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 12 at Grandview Park Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Iowa Veterans Home or Calvary Baptist Church.

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Visitation
Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Friday, March 12, 2004
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Service
Calvary Baptist Church
606 East Ninth Street
Des Moines, IA US 50309
Saturday, March 13, 2004
9:00 AM
Cemetery
Avon Cemetery
S.E. 40th St. & S.E. 57th Avenue
Des Moines, IA
Saturday, March 13, 2004

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Calvary Baptist Church
606 East Ninth Street
Des Moines, IA