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Service Details

Visitation:

Monday, January 16, 2017
5:00 to 8:00 pm
Hamilton's on Westown Parkway
3601 Westown Parkway
West Des Moines, Iowa

Service:

Tuesday, January 17, 2017
10:00 am
Hamilton's on Westown Parkway
3601 Westown Parkway
West Des Moines, Iowa

Disposition:

Burial of Cremated Remains
Chapel Hill Cemetery
Des Moines, Iowa

Arrangements:

Hamilton's on Westown Parkway
3601 Westown Parkway
West Des Moines, Iowa 50266
(515) 224-0078

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David Arthur Reseland

David Arthur Reseland, 77, passed away peacefully on January 11, 2017. Services will be held at Hamilton’s on Westown Parkway, 3601 Westown Parkway in West Des Moines with visitation Monday, January 16 from 5 to 8 p.m. and the funeral service on Tuesday, January 17 at 10:00 a.m. Dave will be laid to rest at Chapel Hill Cemetery.

Dave was born April 14, 1939 in Minneapolis, MN to Helga (Kjelland) and Carl Arthur Reseland. He worked as a custodian for RR Donnelly until retirement. Dave enjoyed working in his yard, fishing, playing cribbage, bowling, woodworking and volunteering for Pony Express at Camp Sunnyside.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Margaret Reseland; his children, Debbie (Mark) Webster, Doug (Dawn) and Mark (Megan Rash) Reseland; his sister, Kjella (Doug) Piper; grandchildren, Trey (Jenny), Ryan (Kelsey), Nicole, Blake, Alec, Cody, Steven, Josh and Chris; and great-grandchild, Dillon. Dave was preceded in death by his parents.

Memorial contributions may be directed to Glen Oaks Alzheimer’s Special Care Center or to the Alzheimer’s Association. Condolences may be expressed at www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com.

The family wishes to thank the staff at Glen Oaks for their wonderful care of Dave for the past three years.