William John Durrenberger, Sr

Wadena, Wadena County, Minnesota, USA
Death 11 Jun 2002 (aged 85)
Aurora, Kane County, Illinois, USA
Burial Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 126923358 · View Source
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BIOGRAPHY provided by Ellen Sorenson
on March 26, 2014:

William was the first of 5 children born to John George and Mary Angela (Weibeler) Durrenberger. He married Alma Mary (Polly) Pagliai on January 3, 1947 at London, Greater London, England. Together they had 3 children: William John Jr, Robert Scott, and Philip Michael.

OBITUARY provided by Ellen Sorenson
on March 26, 2014:

William John Durrenberger, 85, of the 2700 block of Lynner Drive died of a heart ailment Tuesday at McAuley Manor in Aurora, Ill. Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Basilica of St. Johns, of which he was a member. Entombment will be at Merle Hay Mausoleum.

Mr. Durrenberger was born in Wadena, Minn., and had lived in Des Moines since 1970. He was a retired career Army officer and a veteran of World War II. He was a member of American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars and Knights of Columbus.

He is survived by three sons, William Jr. of Sugar Grove, Ill., Robert of San Diego and Phillip of Des Moines a brother, Robert of Arizona and four grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Alma.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Merle Hay Funeral Home, where a rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to his church.

He was buried on 17 June 2002 at Merle Hay Mausoleum, Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, USA.
~ published in the Des Moines Register on June 15, 2002

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  • Created by: Ellen Sorenson
  • Added: 26 Mar 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 126923358
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William John Durrenberger, Sr (15 Mar 1917–11 Jun 2002), Find A Grave Memorial no. 126923358, citing Chapel Hill Gardens, Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Ellen Sorenson (contributor 47479114) .