Robert Delaney Obituary

Robert W. Delaney
Robert W. Delaney
Robert W. Delaney

August 6, 1929 - April 30, 2007
Born in Baring, Missouri
Resided in Urbandale, IA
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Robert W. Delaney, 77, of Urbandale, IA, peacefully passed away at his home on April 30, 2007 surrounded by his family after a two year battle with cancer. His body has been donated to Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine.

A funeral mass for Bob will be held at St. Pius X Catholic Church in Urbandale, IA at 11:00 am on Friday, May 4, 2007. A visitation is scheduled for 5:00 pm on Thursday, May 3, 2007 at Westover Funeral Home with a vigil service following at 7:00.

Bob was born on August 6, 1929 in Baring, MO, the son of William and Grace Delaney. He graduated from Northeast Missouri State University and served in the Air Force during the Korean War before joining and ultimately retiring from the Principal Financial Group in Des Moines after 37 years.

Bob married Mary Macy of Bangor, IA on November 22, 1958. He is survived by his wife, Mary, his children, Stephen Delaney of Saline, MI, Teresa Cook of Shawnee, KS, Susan Delaney of Iowa City, IA and Joseph Delaney of Overland Park, KS. He was preceded in death by his infant son, Jeffrey Delaney. Bob is also survived by three grandchildren, Emily Delaney, Allison Cook and Michael Cook (Spencer) and six siblings, George Delaney, Mary Cahalan, James Delaney, William Delaney, Richard Delaney and Judy Taylor.

Bob loved to spend time with his family, visit with his many friends, golf, work on his computer and support his church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Iowa or to St. Pius X Church.


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Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Thursday, May 3, 2007
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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St. Pius X Catholic Church
3663 66th Street
Urbandale, IA US 50322
Friday, May 4, 2007
11:00 AM


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