Elmer C. Lynn

Elmer C. Lynn

Pleasant Hill

Elmer C. Lynn, 91, passed away Monday, June 17, 2013 at the VA Medical Center. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday, June 22, at Merle Hay Funeral Home with burial and military honors at Chapel Hill Gardens. Visitation will be Friday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Elmer was a WWII Army Air Force veteran and was a former president of the Iowa Dairy Supplyman's Association. Elmer also started Sho-Me Containers and BL Plastic Containers and operated them for many years before selling the companies and enjoying retirement. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father and grandfather and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

His survivors include his wife of 51 years, Beverly; daughter, Angela (Lynn) Dunlap and husband, Ed of New Hampton, IA; son, Terry Lynn and wife, Christina of Altoona, IA and Christine (Lynn) Zimmerman and husband, Scott of Rockford, IL; seven grandchildren, Crystal, Tiffany, Samantha, Christopher, Jason, Tim and Alicia and three siblings, Chester Lynn, Dean (Art) Juergens and Shelby Lynn.

Memorials may be directed to the family.


Funeral Home

Merle Hay Funeral Home - Des Moines
4400 Merle Hay Road Des Moines, IA 50310
(515) 278-4633

Published in Des Moines Register from June 19 to June 21, 2013