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Gordon W. Buttery


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Gordon W. Buttery

Ankeny - Gordon, 73, passed away May 14, 2018 at Kavanagh House on 56th Street. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m., Monday, May 21 at Our Lady's Immaculate Heart Church in Ankeny, with visitation beginning at 9:30.

Gordon Warren Buttery, the son of Clifford and Alrena (Descheneaux) Buttery, was born September 8, 1944 in Bridgeport, Connecticut. He grew up in Connecticut and joined the Air Force following high school. He met Mary Margaret Caligiuri while stationed in Omaha. They married May 29, 1965 in Des Moines. Gordon had a passion for woodworking, and enjoyed collecting trinkets and giving them to his grandchildren.

Gordon was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Susan Hanstein; and grandson, Jason Buttery.

Gordon is lovingly remembered by his wife, Marge; children: Richard (Dawn), Greg (Amy), and Mark (Kelly); 15 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sister Arlene Higgins; and brother, Brian Buttery.
Published in Des Moines Register on May 18, 2018
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