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Charles Hayes Vandenburg

West Des Moines, Iowa

Jan 22, 1925 – Jun 11, 2018 (Age 93)


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McLarens Resthaven Chapel & Mortuary Obituary

Charles Vandenburg, 93, passed peacefully in his sleep of natural causes on June 11, 2018 at Deerfield Retirement Community.Mr. Vandenburg was one of the original families of Valley Junction. He was the community pharmacist for 62 years, owning Vandenburg Drug Store. He was a member of West Des...

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Sorry to read of Charles' death. I didn't know him personally that well, but my father and mother (Andy and Marie Sherbo) did. He was certainly one of the "founding fathers" of West Des Moines and a much appreciated businessman. Mom and Dad always spoke of him well. I can't remember exactly which part of the family it was, but I remember visiting the Vandeburgs near Manitou Springs, CO. I will remember you in my prayers.
God bless, Fr. Al Sherbo

Dear Sue and Family,
Your fathers life and early family, as well, made a huge impact on our lives in West Des Moines, and what a proud legacy!!!
God bless you in this time of sadness and celebration of your father, and your love for him! I am sending up prayers for you all to help you get through the difficult times ahead, also!
This generation of parents were so strong and caring, and we all benefitted from their guidance and loving examples.

My Condolences