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Jim Hamblet

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Jim Hamblet

Des Moines

Jim Hamblet, 70, passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at Bright Kavanagh House.

Jim was born March 22, 1943, in Russell, KS. He graduated from Fort Hays State Kansas College in 1966. Upon graduation, Jim joined the U.S. Navy and served for four years. After his discharge, Jim moved to Kansas City where he was employed by the IRS. He married the love of his life, Marie Kane, and had two beautiful daughters.

Survivors include his daughters, Angela Black and Shannon Hanley (Mike); granddaughters, Gretchen and Beatrice; sister, Julia Tuttle; and his brother, Brad Hamblet.

A reception will be held at Terrace Hills Golf Course Clubhouse, 8700 NE 46th Avenue in Altoona from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 19, 2013.

Jim was grateful for the care he received at Bright Kavanagh House, where he asked memorial contributions be made in his memory.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Published in Des Moines Register on May 17, 2013
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