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Thomas L. Mewhirter

Posted October 11, 2013 in Obituaries, West Des Moines

June 12, 1929 – October 5, 2013

Tom Mewhriter

Tom Mewhriter

Thomas L. Mewhirter passed away October 5, 2013 at Edgewater in West Des Moines, IA. A Memorial Service will be held Friday, November 1 at Edgewater at 11 am and Family Attended interment will be at Iowa Veterans Cemetery in Adel, Iowa.

Thomas was born June 12, 1929 in Griswold, Iowa to Lee and Effie Mewhirter.

Tom is survived by wife Betty after 63 years of marriage; Children: Daughter, Debra Straw (Steve) of Johnston, IA, Son, Greg Mewhirter (Jennie) of Tampa, FL, ; Grandchildren: Adam Straw (Angela) of Hillsboro, OR, Sarah Paul (Brad) of Des Moines, Erica Stohler (Allen) of Arlington, VA, Kelsey Copolla (Dan) of Tampa, FL ; Great Grandchildren: Abigail Straw, Andrew Straw, and Chloe Paul.

Brothers: Joe B. Mewhirter (Barbara) of Atlantic, Iowa, Jack A. Mewhirter of Madeira Beach, FL, Jim R. Mewhirter (Martha) of Vancouver, WA.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Edgewater’s Good Samaritan Fund (9225 Cascade Ave, West Des Moines, IA 50266).Online condolences are welcome at

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

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