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Floyd "Bob" Garren

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Floyd "Bob" Garren

Des Moines

Floyd "Bob" Garren, 90, died of natural causes at the VA Hospital on Tuesday, March 19, 2013.

Bob was born September 18, 1922 in Des Moines to Ray and Margaret (Meyers) Garren. He was a lifetime resident of Des Moines. After graduation from East High School in 1942, he enlisted in the Army Air Corps. Bob returned to Des Moines following his discharge and held several positions before settling on an 18 year career with the City of Des Moines. He retired in 1984. Bob enjoyed hunting, fishing, garage sales and his art. He also relished spending time with his friends at the Norwoodville Senior Center and Stover Heights.

Bob is survived by his son, Errol Garren and his wife, Nancy of Laurel, MD; and his brother, James C. Garren of Des Moines.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 23, 2013 at Hamilton's Funeral Home, 605 Lyon St. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 22, 2013 at Hamilton's as well.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the Norwoodville Community Center.

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Published in Des Moines Register on Mar. 21, 2013
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