Robert Beers Obituary

Robert G. Beers
Robert G. Beers

March 11, 1919 - March 6, 2006
Born in Des Moines, IA
Resided in Des Moines, IA


Robert G. Beers, 89, died Monday, March 6, 2006 at Trinity Center at Luther Park.

Robert was born March 11, 1919 in Des Moines, the son of Eugene and Edith Beers.

Robert was a graduate of North High School, and served with the U.S. Navy during World War II. Robert worked for Hubbell Realty Company for 48 years, serving as a real estate manager 1937 - 1968, President, 1968-1981 and Chairman of Board from 1981-1986 when he retired. Robert was active in Greater Des Moines Chamber of Commerce and Greater Des Moines Board of Realtors. He was a life-member of the Greater Des Moines Committee and of Building Owners and Managers Association International. Robert was also a member of the Des Moines Pioneer Club and a board member at Iowa Methodist Hospital for 12 years.

Robert is survived by his wife, Ruth; daughter, Linda Riismandel of Wanaque, NJ and son, Robert B. Beers of Des Moines; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

At Robert's request, his body was donated to the University of Iowa for research and no services will be held.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation or the Alzheimer's Association.




Funeral Home
Dunn's Funeral Home
2121 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50312