Walter Hotchkiss Obituary

Walter  Hotchkiss
Walter A. Hotchkiss
Walter Hotchkiss

October 1, 2004
Born in Troy, NY
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Walter A. Hotchkiss, 78, died Friday, October 1, 2004 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, October 5 at Dunn's Funeral Home.

Walter was born in Troy, New York and was a Navy torpedoman in the South Pacific during World War II. He received a degree in architecture in 1952 from Iowa State University where he was a recipient of the AIA School Medal. He was a former partner in the architectural firms of Amos Emery & Associates and Savage Ver Ploeg & Associates. He also served as the University Architect at Iowa State University during the mid-sixties.

Walter was a member of Tau Sigma Delta and Tau Beta Pi Honorary Societies, the Greater Des Moines Chamber of Commerce, National Association of Realtors, Greater Des Moines Board of Realtors and Past Regional Executive of the Des Moines Valley Region of the Sports Car Club of America.

Most recently he was a broker associate with Hubbell Realty Company and a thirteen time recipient of the Commercial Division Million Dollar Club Award.

He was preceded in death by his wife Barbara.

He is survived by son, Duane Hotchkiss and his wife Mary of Grafton, WI; son, Carl Hotchkiss and his wife Kelly Jo of Clive; daughter, Connee Hotchkiss Lees and her husband Randal Lees of Clive; two grandsons Christopher and Curtis Lees of Clive and other family and friends.

Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m., Monday, October 4 at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Iowa, American Lung Association or American Heart Association.





Dunn's Funeral Home
2121 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Monday, October 4, 2004
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Memorial Service
Dunn's Funeral Home
2121 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Tuesday, October 5, 2004
10:00 AM


American Lung Association
2530 73rd St
Urbandale, IA 50322
American Heart Association
1111 Ninth Street
Des Moines, IA 50314