Dallas T. Root, 93, of Des Moines passed away March 9, 2016 at Courtyard Estates in Pleasant Hill.
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Services will be held at a later date. Arrangements are being handled by Memorial Services of Iowa, in Ankeny.
Dallas was born July 24, 1922 in Audubon, and was an Army World War II veteran.
He was one of the original people hired to work at the Firestone plant in Des Moines, and retired from there after 45 years of service.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Merrit and Tilda Root, and a brother, Dale Root.
He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Pat; two sons: Jerry (Elaine) Root, and Don (Val) Root, one grandson, Jim Root, a sister, Arlene Raub of Audubon, and many nieces and nephews.
A special thank you to the staff at Courtyard Estates. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Courtyard Estates. (6132 NE 12th Ave, Pleasant Hill, IA 50327).
Ankeny Memorial Services of Iowa
4208 North Ankeny Blvd.
Ankeny, IA 50023
Published in AUDUBON COUNTY ADVOCATE JOURNAL from Mar. 18 to Mar. 25, 2016