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Albert "Speck" Simmons

1923 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
Albert "Speck" Simmons Obituary
Albert "Speck" Simmons

Des Moines

Albert "Speck" Simmons, 89, passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at Kavanagh on 56th St. Per his request, his body has been cremated and no services are planned at this time.

Albert was born October 31, 1923 in North English, IA. He was a U.S. Army veteran. Albert worked for Baker Electric his entire career as a superintendent and was a member of IBEW Local 347 for over 60 years. He was cherished by his family and friends and was an outstanding mentor to many. He will be deeply missed by all.

Albert is survived by his loving wife of 71 years, Kathryn; children, Trudy (Tom) Dolezal and Tracy (Janis) Simmons; daughter-in-law, Sherry Simmons; grandchildren, Ty, Tadd, Terra, Connor, Claire and Max; five great-grandchildren; sister, Kathryn Agold; brother, Don Simmons; and many extended relatives and beloved friends. He was preceded in death by his son, Terry and three siblings.

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Published in Des Moines Register from May 17 to May 19, 2013
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