William Lass Obituary

William Theodore Lass
William Theodore Lass
William Theodore Lass

January 28, 1947 - March 12, 2005
Born in Greene County, IA
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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William "Bill" Lass, 58, died Saturday, March 12 at Mercy Medical Center. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 16 at Grandview Park Funeral Home.

Bill was born in Greene County, Iowa and graduated from Grand Junction East Greene High. He had a variety of careers in his life including farming, service station owner and working at HyVee and Highland Potato Chip Company. Most recently Bill was a self employed finish carpenter. He attended Prince of Peace Lutheran Church and had many hobbies such as woodworking, toy trains and tractors, tropical fish, and gardening. He loved all his pets and liked to watch Star Trek and Red Green on television.

Bill loved to spend time with his family, especially his grandchildren. His survivors include his wife, Jo Meade; son, John (Dawn) Lass; daughter, Linnea (Robert) Bennett; stepsons, Trent, Pierce and Charles Meade, all of Des Moines; four grandchildren, Audrie, Nathan, Brandon and Samantha Jo; sisters, Christine Lass of Scranton, IA, Kathy Barnes of Des Moines and Lorraine Ash of Washington; and brother, Larry Lass of Rhoades, IA.

Friends may call after 4 p.m. today at the funeral home, where the family will be present from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Memorial contributions are being made to the Animal Rescue League or the Juvenile Diabetes Association.





Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Wednesday, March 16, 2005
1:00 PM


Juvenile Diabetes Foundation
3580 EP True Parkway
West Des Moines, IA 50265