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Service Details

Visitation:

Saturday, May 6, 2017
No visitation is planned
Please see service details

Service:

Saturday, May 6, 2017
10:00 am
Hamilton's near Highland Memory Gardens
121 NW 60th Avenue
Des Moines

Disposition:

Cremation/Burial
Highland Memory Gardens Cemetery
Des Moines

Arrangements:

Hamilton's near Highland Memory Gardens
121 NW 60th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50313
(515) 289-2442

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William W. "Bill" Gnade

Mountain View, AR

William (Bill) W. Gnade passed away January 15, 2017 at his home in Mountain View, Arkansas of lung cancer.

Bill was born in Des Moines on May 6, 1928. He graduated from East High School in 1946.

Bill was a pressman at Meredith Publishing Company for 40+ years. He was a member of the Masonic F&AM Lodge.

Bill was an avid hunter in his younger years and he enjoyed and was quite good at carpentry.

Bill married Naomi Peterson on December 17, 1947.

Bill is survived by his son Paul Gnade and daughter-in-law Cathy (Steen) Gnade of Mountain View, AR; daughter Sharon (Gnade) Kaufmann of St. Louis, MO; grandson Bryan (Sara) Gnade; granddaughters Elyse (Nathan) Mears, Norah (John) Dudley and Heidi Gnade; two great grandchildren Grace and Connor; and his sister Ileane (Ron) Douglas of Phoenix, AZ.

Bill was preceded in death by his lovely wife Naomi; mother Ruth (Meyer) Gnade; father Herman Gnade; brothers Eldon, Raymond and Lavern Gnade; father and mother-in-law Marland and Ruby Peterson; and son-in-law Wayne (Sharon) Kauffman.

Memorial services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, May 6, 2017, at Hamilton’s near Highland Memory Gardens, 121 NW 60th Avenue in Des Moines with burial to follow at Highland Memory Gardens Cemetery.

Condolences may be expressed at:
www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com