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Thursday, January 11, 2018
Graveside Service
Highland Memory Gardens Cemetery
Des Moines, Iowa


Thursday, January 11, 2018
11:00 am
Highland Memory Gardens
Des Moines, Iowa


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

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Gerald Washington Page

Tucson, AZ

Gerald Page, 90, passed away on January 3, 2018, at his home in Tucson, Arizona. He was born in Jackson Township, Iowa on February 22, 1927, to Samuel and Mary (Chambers) Page. Gerald married Mary Byrns on February 20, 1953.

Gerald worked for Firestone Tire, until his retirement. He enjoyed fishing, playing billiards and riding his bicycle.

Gerald is survived by his loving wife, Mary; daughters, Mary Ellen Page and Linda (Doug) Simmons; grandchildren, Jeremy (Amy) Simmons and Tabatha (Jaime) Tapia; great-grandchildren, Alexis, Cody, Ryan, Noah and Ella; sister, Betty Becker; sister-in-law, Gail Page; nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his siblings, Vena, Berniece, Viola, Everett and Ruth; and his parents.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 11, 2018, at Highland Memory Gardens Cemetery, 1 NE 60th Ave., Des Moines.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com.