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Savage, MN; formerly of Des Moines, IA

Michael Anthony Rizk, 75, passed away Thursday, October 4, 2018.

Michael was born December 20, 1942, in Des Moines, IA to Emil and Sara Rizk. He proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam war. Michael served at the battle of Ia Drang, and those who served with him always referred to him as a hero.

He was well known for his kindness, generosity, and dry wit to his family and friends. Michael was devoted to his family and will be remembered as a loving grandfather, who was utterly selfless when it came to his grandchildren.

He was an avid sports fan, loved to travel and explore new places.

Michael is survived by his beloved wife of 51 years, Deanna Rizk, sons, Brett Rizk (Debra) and Blake Rizk (Geri), 7 grandchildren, and 1 great-grandchild. He will be deeply missed.

Services will be held at All Saints Catholic Church, 650 NE 52nd Avenue, Des Moines, on Tuesday, October 9, 2018. Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 12:00 p.m. Burial will follow at Iowa Veterans Cemetery in Van Meter, Iowa at 2:00 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be directed to Disabled American Veterans in loving memory of Michael. Condolences may be expressed at www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com.

Service Details

Visitation:
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
All Saints Catholic Church
650 NE 52nd Avenue
Des Moines
Service:
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
12:00 pm
All Saints Catholic Church
650 NE 52nd Avenue
Des Moines
Disposition:
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
2:00 pm
Iowa Veterans Cemetery
Van Meter, Iowa
Arrangements:
Hamilton's Funeral Home
605 Lyon Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
(515) 243-5221

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