Theodore Bever Obituary

Theodore  Bever
Theodore Bever
Theodore Bever

May 21, 1925 - November 9, 2012
Born in Blackwell, Oklahoma
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Theodore Gene Bever, 87, passed away Friday, November 9, 2012 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center. Visitation will be from 6-8:00 p.m., Monday, November 12, 2012 at Iles Funeral Homes - Westover Chapel. Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 13 at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Resthaven Cemetery, West Des Moines.

Theodore was born May 21, 1925 in Blackwell, Oklahoma, the son of Herchul and Mary Pauline Hartsaw Bever. His family moved to Florida and he graduated in 1943 from St. Petersburg High School in Florida. Theodore served in the south pacific in the US Army Air Force 509th wing from 1944 to 1946 and later the Korean Conflict from 1949 - 1952. He met Margaret Scoville in Florida and returned to Des Moines, Iowa where they were married June 16, 1951. Theodore worked as a sheet metal worker, Local 45, for over 30 years.

Theodore coached his sons' baseball teams, enjoyed boating, supporting his sons in their off road racing endeavors and loved spending time with his family.

Theodore is survived by his wife, Margaret; three children, Ted (Liliana) Bever II, Larry (Sherilyn) Bever and Katherine Hubert; two grandchildren, Daniel Hubert, 22 and Kaitlin Hubert 20; three sisters, Frances Gunsallus, Mildred "Cracker" Holton and Margaret "Monk" Sellers and 15 nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, and a sister, Mary Boineau.

Memorials may be directed to Urban Heights Covenant Church, 7605 Aurora Avenue, Urbandale, IA 50322.

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Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Monday, November 12, 2012
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Westover Funeral Home
PENDING
PENDING, IA US PENDING
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
1:00 PM
Cemetery
Resthaven Cemetery
801 19th Street
West Des Moines, IA 50265
Tuesday, November 13, 2012

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Urban Heights Covenant Church
7605 Aurora Ave
Urbandale, IA 50322