Gerald "Bill" Alexander
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Gerald "Bill" Alexander, 89, passed away Saturday, February 15, 2014 at UnityPoint Health Des Moines Methodist.
Bill was born in Des Moines, Iowa to Frank and Gwendolyn (Jones) Alexander on February 27, 1924. He served in the US Army during World War II. Bill worked for LaVere Braucht Floral Shop for 22 years. He also served as custodian at Hoover High School and Central Campus for 20 years before retiring.
Gerald is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Laura Mae, half-brother, Mike Alexander, and his nieces and nephews.
Services will be held on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at Hamilton's Funeral Home, 605 Lyon Street. Visitation will be from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m., followed by the funeral service at 11:00 a.m. with burial at Resthaven Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Union Park United Methodist Church, 2305 East 12th Street, Des Moines, IA 50316
Condolences may be expressed at www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com.
Hamilton’s Funeral Home
605 Lyon Street
Des Moines, IA 50309
Published in Des Moines Register on Feb. 18, 2014