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George Junkhan

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George Junkhan

Ames - George H. Junkhan, age 89, passed away on August 6, 2018 at Mary Greeley Medical Center. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at St. John's by the Campus Episcopal Church, 2338 Lincoln Way, Ames, Iowa. A luncheon and social time will follow. Burial of the cremains will be in ISU cemetery.

George was born January 30, 1929 in Peoria, Il, the son of Oscar and Della Junkhan. He graduated from Peoria High School and served in the U.S. Air Force from 1950 - 1953. He earned B.S., Masters, and PhD. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Iowa State University. He then joined the faculty at ISU teaching and doing research in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. He retired in 1994.

George is survived by his wife of 61 years, Margaret, his daughter and son-in-law Lauren and Kelly Van Meter, his son and daughter-in-law David and Joan Junkhan, grandchildren Madeleine Van Meter, Jacqueline Van Meter, and Mitchell Junkhan.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial gifts to a or St. John's Church.

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Published in Des Moines Register on Aug. 12, 2018
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