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Max McBroom

Posted February 11, 2013 in Obituaries, Urbandale

February 19, 1934 – February 12, 2013

Max McBroom

Max McBroom

Max McBroom, 78, passed from this life on Friday, February 8, 2013, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, February 12, 2013, at Iles Funeral Homes-Westover Chapel where the family will greet friends for one hour prior to the service time on Tuesday. Burial at Glendale Cemetery will follow the service.

Max was born on February 19, 1934, in Newton, IA to James and Mildred (Whittaker) McBroom. He graduated from Roosevelt High School and Drake University. He married Dianne McBroom on May 15, 1978, in Las Vegas, NV and they made their home in Urbandale.

Max owned The Computer Forms Company in Des Moines. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Max was an avid golfer and liked to shop. He enjoyed attending Iowa State football games and having lunch with his crony, Jim, and coffee with the boys at Dahls.

He will be missed by his wife of 34 years, Dianne McBroom of Urbandale; son, David McBroom of Des Moines; three grandchildren, Callie, Jessica, and Ryan, all of Des Moines; brothers, David McBroom and Michael (Soozie) McBroom, both of Des Moines; nephew, Matt McBroom of Chicago, IL; and niece, Micki McBroom of Des Moines. Max was preceded in death by his parents.

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Information provided by:
Iles Funeral Homes
Westover Chapel
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA 50322

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