Allen E. (Pappa Cookie) Tetmeyer(1942 - 2014)

Allen E. (Pappa Cookie) Tetmeyer

Des Moines

Allen Edgar Tetmeyer, 72, went to be with the Lord on January 31, 2014. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, February 6 at Iles Westover Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, February 7 at Iles Westover Chapel with burial at 12:30 p.m. at the Iowa Veterans Cemetery in Adel (near Van Meter).

Allen was born on January 29, 1942, in Davenport, Iowa to Edgar and Olga (Moeller) Tetmeyer. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War. He retired from the U.S. Postal Service-special delivery in 1994.

Allen will be missed by his children, Michelle (Randy) Roovaart of Windsor Heights, Todd (Kelly Kearney) Tetmeyer of Ankeny, Jennifer (Eric Wagner) Sangster of Granbury, TX; ten grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; siblings, Marilyn (Ben) Niedert of Davenport, Robert (Jan) Tetmeyer of Houston, TX, and Edwin (Lucy) Tetmeyer of Davenport. He was preceded in death by his parents, Edgar and Olga Tetmeyer.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Iowa Veterans Cemetery or Mercy Hospice-Johnston. Online condolences are welcome at IlesCares.com.


Published in Des Moines Register from Feb. 3 to Feb. 5, 2014