Thomas P. Hunt (1917 - 2014)

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Thomas P. Hunt

Des Moines

Thomas P. Hunt, 96, passed away at home on July 30, 2014. Thomas was born in Bismarck, North Dakota to Dorothy Kennedy and Myron Hunt. The family moved to Des Moines, Iowa where Thomas graduated from Roosevelt High School.

He married his wife Jacqueline in 1940 at Saint Paul Episcopal Church in Des Moines. During World War II Thomas served in the United States Army Air Forces as a navigator in Europe. After the war he attended Iowa State University and University of Chicago, then became a banker and worked at Security Savings Bank in Scranton, Iowa for 34 years, retiring as Vice President. Thomas was a member of the American Legion for seventy years. He loved doing crossword puzzles and eating cookies and ice cream.

Thomas is survived by wife Jacqueline, daughters Sarah Durbala (George), Elizabeth Meahl (Starling), son Stephen (Margaret), five grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Thomas was preceded in death by his parents, sister Joan Hughes and brother James Hunt.

Visitation will be held at Iles Westover Chapel at 12:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 6, 2014, with a memorial service following at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be at 3:30 p.m. at Bondurant Cemetery. Online condolences may be shared at



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Iles Funeral Home - Westover Chapel
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA 50322
(515) 276-4567
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Published in Des Moines Register from Aug. 3 to Aug. 5, 2014
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