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Special Olympics Memorial Site: Notable Deaths & Obituaries

Since it's founding in 1968, the Special Olympics has celebrated the accomplishments of athletes with intellectual disabilities – currently, nearly 3 million athletes in more than 180 countries worldwide – and helped teach society tolerance and respect. This memorial site was created to honor all those who make the Special Olympics possible.
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Remembering the life, death and Special Olympics legacy of Lester Calvert

Lester E. Calvert Des Moines Lester E. "Les" Calvert was born August 30, 1920 in Bayard, Iowa. He went to be with his heavenly Father on August 17, 2014 after a life well lived. Les proudly served in the Army and Army Reserves which carried him to service both in World War II and the Korean War. During this time, he met the love of his life, Ruth Darlene Bower. They married on September 28, 1941. Through his life, Les led many great adventures including starting a Dixie Cream doughnuts...
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