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Richard “Dick” Ahlberg, 92, passed away peacefully of natural causes on February 17, 2021 with his family by his side.

Dick was born March 8, 1928 in Des Moines to Elmer and Stella (Harkin) Ahlberg. He loved his lifetime job at Firestone Tire Company. Dick was an avid gardener and enjoyed growing and giving away tomato plants to his church family.

He is survived by his five children, Nancy (Darrell) Wiederholt of Omaha, NE, Dave (Rhea) Ahlberg of Des Moines, Janice (Kenny) Fick of Norwalk, Carol Wright of Monroe and Ron Ahlberg of Des Moines; 13 grandchildren and 11 Great-granchildren.

Dick’s high school sweetheart and wife of 57 years, Marilyn preceded him in death in 2003.

The family will greet friends Wednesday, February 24, 2021 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. with the Rosary prayed at 6:30 p.m. at Hamilton’s Southtown Funeral Home, 5400 SW 9th Street. A graveside service will be held Thursday, February 25th at 12:00 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery. The family will have a funeral mass at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Food for the Poor in loving memory of Dick.

Condolences may be expressed at www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com.


Service Details

Visitation:
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
6:30 pm Rosary
Hamilton's Southtown Funeral Home
5400 SW 9th Street
Des Moines, Iowa
Service:
Thursday, February 25, 2021
12:00 pm
Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery
Des Moines, Iowa
Disposition:
Thursday, February 25, 2021
12:00 pm
Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery
Des Moines, Iowa
Arrangements:
Hamilton's Southtown Funeral Home
5400 SW 9th Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50315
(515) 285-3911

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