Elmer C. Lynn(1922 - 2013)

Elmer C. Lynn, 91, passed away Monday, June 17, 2013, at the VA Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa.

Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Merle Hay Funeral Home, 4400 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines, Iowa, with burial and military honors at Chapel Hill Gardens. Visitation will be Friday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Elmer was a World War II 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, Iowa; son, Terry Lynn and wife, Christina of Altoona, Iowa, and Christine (Lynn) Zimmerman and husband, Scott of Rockford; 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.

Published in Jacksonville Journal-Courier on June 19, 2013