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Luther “Dale” Shawhan, 86, of the Des Moines area, died August 5, 2017, at Veterans Hospice Care.

Mr. Shawhan was born in Des Moines and raised in Carlisle. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War as a deep sea diver. Dale was an architect for the federal government and upon retirement, he also worked for the Newberry Corporation. He married his wife Dolores in 1958.

Dale is survived by his wife, Dolores “Dee;” daughters, Becky (Jim), Kim, Sonja (Jon), and Lea Anne (Ron); many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Maude “Sally” Shawhan and Luther “Lou” Shawhan; son, Bill Pedersen; and brother, Jerry Shawhan.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 10, 2017, at Hamilton’s near Highland Memory Gardens, 121 NW 60th Avenue in Des Moines.

Memorials may be directed to On With Life or VA Hospice in memory of Dale.

Condolences may be expressed at:
www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com


Service Details

Visitation:
No visitation is planned
Please see service details
Service:
Thursday, August 10, 2017
1:00 pm
Hamilton's near Highland Memory Gardens
121 NW 60th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa
Disposition:
Urn Burial
Highland Memory Gardens Cemetery
Des Moines, Iowa
Arrangements:
Hamilton's near Highland Memory Gardens
121 NW 60th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50313
(515) 289-2442

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