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No visitation planned


Saturday, March 18, 2017
12:00 pm
Celebration of life
Cutty's Campground Clubhouse
from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.


Hamilton's Creamtory
Des Moines


Hamilton's Funeral Home
605 Lyon Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
(515) 243-5221

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Jack C. Weese

Jack C. Weese, 72, of 3906 Aurora Ave, died Friday, March 10, 2017.

A Celebration of Life will be held at the Cutty's Campground Clubhouse from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 18, 2017.

Jack was born in Des Moines and graduated from Tech High in 1963. He enjoyed camping, bowling, playing cards, Friday night suppers with his family, and Saturday morning breakfast with his siblings. He cherished the time he spent with his children and grandchildren.

Jack was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife, Linda of 45 years; his children, Todd, Tom (Stacy), Chris, and Jackie Walker (Tony); grandchildren, Lexie, Emily, Kathryn and Jocelyn Weese, Shana Trahan, Gary Wright, Brian Start, Brock Weese, Tyler Hayden, and AJ Walker; siblings, Bud (Marge), Marlene Woodard, Larry (Marie), Wayne (Shirley), Jill (Ted) McClellen, Rocky (Jody), and Mike (Pam).

A memorial has been established to the family and will be directed to Cutty's for playground equipment in loving memory of Jack.