William Haluska Obituary

William J. Haluska
William J. Haluska
William J. Haluska

June 14, 1940 - May 27, 2008
Born in Lovilia, Iowa
Resided in Urbandale, IA
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William "Bill" Haluska, 67, passed away at Mercy Hospice in Johnston on May 27, 2008, after a long and courageous battle with cancer.

Bill was born June 14, 1940 in Lovilia, Iowa to George W. and Lena Starcevic Haluska. He attended elementary school in Lovilia. The family moved to Des Moines in the early 1950's where he attended St. John's Catholic School, Dowling, and Des Moines Technical School.

He worked for Delavan Manufacturing for many years before moving to Simi Valley, CA in 1978 to work with his brother, George, at the P.W. Gillibrand Co., where he was a plant operator. He retired from there in 2003 and he and his wife, Margaret (Margy), returned to Iowa and resided in Urbandale.

He is survived by his wife, Margaret, of Urbandale; children, Christie, Bret and Bart Cable of Sacramento, CA; sister, Dolores "Dee" Boehmke of Waukee; four grandchildren; and seven nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, George F. Haluska.

A funeral service will be held at Westover Funeral Home, 6337 Hickman Road on Friday, May 30, at 2:30 p.m. Family and friends may visit at the funeral home, one hour prior to the service. Burial will be at Glendale Cemetery .In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to Mercy Hospice in Johnston, or St. Pius Catholic Church, Urbandale, IA.

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Visitation
Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Friday, May 30, 2008
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
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Friday, May 30, 2008
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Cemetery
Glendale Cemetery
4909 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311
Friday, May 30, 2008

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Mercy Hospice Johnston
5820 Winwood Drive
Johnston, IA 50131