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David E. Gasperi

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David E. Gasperi


David E. Gasperi, 83, died Monday, July 21, 2014 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. A graveside service will be held 9:30 AM, Monday, July 28, 2014 at the Iowa Veterans Cemetery in Van Meter, Iowa.

David was born July 30, 1930 in Des Moines to David and Katherine (Donati) Gasperi. He was a veteran of the Korean War and married Carmen Hansen on October 31, 1953. He worked as a tool maker for Mercury Tool and Engineering for many years. David was a Ham Radio operator (call letters KØSDR) and enjoyed radio controlled model airplanes.

Survivors include his wife, Carmen; his children Rick Gasperi of Scottsdale, AZ, and Michel Gasperi - Kinley (Ray) of Des Moines; and his siblings, Amelia Garwick of Des Moines and John Gasperi of Oxnard, CA. David was preceded in death by his sisters, Dorothy Jobe and Anita Riccelli.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Animal Rescue League of Iowa. On-line condolences are welcome at


Published in Des Moines Register on July 25, 2014
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