May 16, 1930 – July 10, 2013
Donald Dean Hartnett, 83, of Prairie City, IA, passed away July 10, 2013. He was born in Newton, IA on May 16, 1930.
A celebration of life will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, July 15, at the P.A.R.C. Event Center, 5374 NE 12th Avenue, Pleasant Hill. A remembrance service will begin at 6:30 p.m., followed by food and refreshments.
At age 16, Don started working for Hoak Construction Company and worked there 36 years. He then worked for MidAmerican Energy until his retirement in 1997. He loved being around animals, especially watching and feeding the many birds in his yard. He also loved working and being outdoors.
Don is survived by his wife of 48 years, Janet; children, Deborah (Don) Teeguarden of Addy, WA, Catherine (Jon) Ackelson of Altoona, IA, Thomas (Mari) Moore of Springfield, VA, Julie (Scott) Foster and Timothy Hartnett, all of Pleasant Hill, IA; several grandchildren; great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters; two sons, John Moore and William Moore, Jr.; grandson Timothy Hartnett.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice .
ARRANGEMENTS BY ILES FUNERAL HOMES ~ GRANDVIEW PARK CHAPEL.Information provided by: Iles Funeral Homes Grandview Park Chapel 3211 Hubbell Avenue Des Moines, IA 50317 www.ilesfuneralhomes.com