John E Gallagher

Service

Date: Thu, August 25, 2016
Start time: 10:30 am
Location:
Sacred Heart Parish
Address:
1627 Grand Ave., West Des Moines, IA
Arrangements By:
Brooks Funeral Care
Date: Thu, August 25, 2016
Start time: 12:30 pm
Location:
Iowa Veterans Cemetery
Address:
Adel, Iowa

Visitation

Date: Thu, August 25, 2016
Time: 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Location:
Sacred Heart Parish
Address:
West Des Moines, Iowa

John E Gallagher

October 22, 1934 - August 21, 2016

John Edward Gallagher was born in Mason City, Iowa on October 22, 1934, the son of John and Mary Gallagher.  He graduated from Holy Family School and received a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame in 1956.  John served in the U.S. Navy form October of 1956 until September 1960, attaining the rank of Lieutenant J.G.  He made his career in the temperature control and mechanical contract industries.  John’s main interests were family, Notre Dame sports, boating, fishing and reading.

John passed away on August 21, 2016 at the age of 81. He is survived by his four children, Anne (Patrick) Baumhover, John A. (Vicki), Edward (Lori) and Joseph (Lynne Ann) Gallagher; his grandchildren, Adam, John, Kaylinn, Cathleen and Dani Jo; as well as one sister, Mary Helen Kennedy and family.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, August 25th at Sacred Heart Parish with a visitation one hour prior. Interment will follow at the Iowa Veterans Cemetery at 12:30 p.m. Memorials may be directed to the West Des Moines Public Library.

 

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