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Melvin E. Flanders

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Melvin E. Flanders

Ankeny - Melvin E. Flanders, 73, of Ankeny (formerly Polk City) passed away August 1, 2018.

A visitation will be held 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., with a memorial service at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, August 4, 2018 at Memorial Services of Iowa (4208 N Ankeny Blvd).

He was born April 2, 1945 in Keota, Iowa. He married Karen Holseid in 1966, and served in the Army in Vietnam, and The American Legion post #232.

Mel retired from Polk County as a housing inspector.

He is survived by his wife, Karen; children, Tina (Tony) Biery, Angela (Terry) Swiggum, and Chad (Tommie) Flanders; 7 grandchildren; and a brother Marvin (Trish) Flanders.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to Puppy Jake Foundation.

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Published in Des Moines Register on Aug. 3, 2018
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