Robert Bannister Obituary

Robert James Bannister
Robert James Bannister
Robert James Bannister

September 27, 2005
Born in Evanston, IL
Resided in Urbandale, IA
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Robert J. Bannister, 63, died Tuesday, September 27, 2005 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center. Memorial services will be 3 p.m. Saturday, October 1 at Dunn's Funeral Home. Private burial in Woodland Cemetery will take place at a later date.

Bob was born in Evanston, IL, and lived most of his life in Des Moines. He greatly enjoyed his work in the trucking industry and was currently Fleet Sales Manager for McKenna Truck Center. He was an active member and past board member of the Iowa Motor Truck Association and a forty year member of the Young Men's Breakfast Club. He enjoyed golf, landscaping and time spent with his family. He never met someone he didn't like.

Bob is survived by his two daughters, Kim Bannister of Urbandale and Brandi (Shane McCann) Bannister of Des Moines; son, Clark Bannister of Urbandale; brother, John S. Bannister of Denver; and three granddaughters, Marissa, Kaylee and Angela. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert C. and Agnes (Shepherd) Bannister.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Dunn's Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or Hospice of Central Iowa.





Dunn's Funeral Home
2121 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Friday, September 30, 2005
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Dunn's Funeral Home
2121 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Saturday, October 1, 2005
3:00 PM


Hospice of Central Iowa
401 Railroad Place
West Des Moines, IA 50265-4725