Robert Wynne Obituary

Robert Evans Wynne
Robert Evans Wynne

January 23, 1941 - April 7, 2004
Born in Des Moines, IA
Resided in Des Moines, IA


Robert Evans Wynne died at Hospice Kavanagh House of pancreatic cancer on April 7, 2004. Living at home until a few days before his death, Mr. Wynne's courage and spirit were inspiring. Born on January 23, 1941, he lived his whole life in the Des Moines area. A graduate of Roosevelt High School and Drake University, Mr. Wynne was a personnel analyst for the State of Iowa for 30 years.

Mr. Wynne was preceded in death by both his parents, Robert Owen and Betty Wynne, who were longtime residents of Des Moines. Survivors include Nicole Christensen Wynne, mother of sons, Michael Robert of West Des Moines and John Owen (Margit) of Linz, Austria. Mr. Wynne also is survived by a sister, Martha Ellen Wynne (Reed Morton) and a niece and nephew, Meredith and Noah Wynne- Morton of Winnetka, IL.

Prior to his death, Mr. Wynne traveled to Austria for his son's wedding and twice subsequently. He fulfilled two long-held dreams including a guided walleye fishing trip at Lake Mille Lacs, MN, and became a certified aeronaut on a hot air balloon flight. In July 2003 he celebrated John and Margit's first wedding anniversary with a reception for family and friends from all across the U.S. and a party hosted by Nicky and Mike Wynne.




Funeral Home
Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322