December 13, 1935 – July 12, 2013
Elmo, 77, passed away July 12, 2013 at Methodist Hospital. A memorial gathering will be at 7 p.m., Tuesday, July 16 at Brooks Tonini Chapel, 2135 SW 9th St., Des Moines.
Elmo was born December 13, 1935 to Sesto and Armida Magnani in Des Moines. He attended St. Anthony’s school and graduated from Dowling High School. Elmo was also a Navy and Army veteran. He was employed with Ringland-Johnson-Crowley Company and Taylor Ball Construction for 43 years and attended Christ The King Catholic Church. Elmo will be remembered as a loving husband, father and grandfather. He enjoyed all sports, fishing and spending time in his yard. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Elmo is survived by his wife of 54 years, Mary; five children, Terry, Bobby, Randy, Larry and Tamara Magnani; eleven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents.Information provided by: Brooks Funeral Care 7975 University Blvd. Clive, IA 50325 www.meaningfulfunerals.net