Stewart M. Aldrich
Stewart Aldrich
Stewart M. Aldrich

July 27, 1930 - February 12, 2019
Born in Waukee, Iowa
Resided in Waukee, Iowa
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Stewart Milford Aldrich, 88, passed away Tuesday, February 12, 2019, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Services will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday, February 16, at Iles-Westover Chapel. Cremation will follow services and private inurnment will be at Iowa Veterans Cemetery near Van Meter at a later date.

Stewart was born July 27, 1930, in Waukee, to Orlo and Mabel (Addy) Aldrich, graduated from Redfield High School and served in the Navy during the Korean War. He married Marilyn Mahedy on June 19, 1954, at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church. Stewart worked as a Machinist/Supervisor for Delavan for 45 years, retiring in 1995.

Stewart is survived by his wife of 64 years, Marilyn, his children, Kathy Hamilton of Des Moines, Tom Aldrich of Van Meter, Jerry Aldrich of Waukee, Marcia (Steve) Greenslade of Redfield, Cindy (Scott) Dyer of Stockbridge, GA, Jan (Dan) Tyler of Des Moines, and Deanne (Steve) Harbaugh of Des Moines; three brothers, Wayne (Ruby) Aldrich of Adel, Marlyn Aldrich of Des Moines, and Vernon (Jean) Aldrich of Dallas Center; 20 grandchildren, and 19 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and his siblings, Goldie Blair, Marion Dennis, and Glenn Aldrich.

The family will receive friends from 5 - 7 p.m. Friday at Iles-Westover Chapel. Contributions may be made to the AHeinz57 Pet Rescue & Transport or St. Boniface Building Fund. Online condolences will be welcomed at






Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Friday, February 15, 2019
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Funeral Service
Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Saturday, February 16, 2019
10:30 AM


AHeinz 57 Pet Rescue and Transport
P.O. Box 188
De Soto, IA USA P.O.50069-
We are committed to saving homeless companion animals, assisting other shelters/rescues through rescue transports, offering in-home training to keep dogs in their current homes, and educating the public on the issues of pet over-population, responsible pet ownership and puppy mills.
St. Boniface Catholic Church Building Fund
1200 Warrior Lane
Waukee, Iowa 50263