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Austin Paul Gainuss, Culinary Specialist 3rd Class Petty Officer
Des Moines

Austin P. Gainuss, 22, passed away January 1, 2019, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was born May 16, 1996, in Des Moines, to Tara Vanderpool and Ryan Gainuss.

Austin graduated from Carlisle High School in 2015 and was currently serving in the United States Navy. He enjoyed fishing, camping, riding motorcycles, playing video games, attending concerts, and spending time with his family and friends.

Austin is survived by his daughter, Raelynn Irene Gainuss and her mother, Cassie; mom, Tara (Aaron) Holder; dad, Ryan (Mandy Jurgensen) Gainuss; sisters, Madison Gainuss, Josie Gainuss, Alexis Holder, and Ashlynn Holder; grandparents, William “Bill” Vanderpool Sr., Guyneth (Leonard) Hartfield, Jim (Mildred) Gainuss, Luann Kline, Charles and Linda Holder; uncles and aunts, Bill (Toni) Vanderpool Jr., Billie Jo (Terry Onstank) Vanderpool, Marlene Ruby, Michelle (Gary) Rasmussen, Dan Dahle, Bailey Harrison, Kaylinn Croft, Michael Croft-Kline, Lisa Narber, Tina Chapman, Amanda (Daniel) Steffens, April (Patrick) Stamper, and Amy (Scott) Siemer; as well as other loving family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandma, Linda Vanderpool and paternal grandpa, Edward Kline, as well as his great-grandparents and other loving relatives.

A celebration of his life will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 8, 2019, at Hamilton’s near Highland Memory Gardens, 121 NW 60th Avenue in Des Moines with burial to follow at Oakdale Cemetery in Adel, Iowa. Visitation will be held at the funeral home Monday evening from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family in loving memory of Austin.

Condolences may be expressed online at:
www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com

Service Details

Visitation:
Monday, January 7, 2019
4:00 - 8:00 pm
Hamilton's near Highland Memory Gardens
121 NW 60th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa
Service:
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
10:00 am
Hamilton's near Highland Memory Gardens
121 NW 60th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa
Disposition:
Burial
Oakdale Cemetery
Adel, Iowa
Arrangements:
Hamilton's near Highland Memory Gardens
121 NW 60th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50313
(515) 289-2442

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