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 James William “Bud” Gormally

James William “Bud” Gormally

Birth
Fort Dodge, Webster County, Iowa, USA
Death 10 Jan 2001 (aged 81)
Fort Dodge, Webster County, Iowa, USA
Burial Fort Dodge, Webster County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 46187656 · View Source
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MILITARY: 1942-1945 US NAVY; Radionman Second Class on the USS Wm. P. Biddle APA-8
MARRIAGE: Elizabeth Jane Grannan on 8 May 1946 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Fort Dodge, IA.

OBITUARY-
J.W."Bud" Gormally, 81, of 1214 N. 24th Place, died Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2001 after a short illness.
Funeral services will be held Monday at 10 a.m. in the chapel of Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home and 10:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church with the Rev. Edward Girres officataing at the Mass of Christian Burial. Burial will be at Corpus Christi Cemetery with military graveside rites by the V.F.W. Post 1856. Friends may call ater 4 p.m. on Sunday. There will be a Knights of Columbus Rosary at 6:30 p.m. and a Parish Vigil at 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Survivors include wife Bettie; sons, James W. of Albuquerque, N.M., Thomas of Seattle, Wash., John of Fairmond, Minn., Robert of Williston, N.D., Denis of Minneapolis, Minn., and William of Fort Dodge; daughters, Carole De Long of New Brighton, Minn., Linda Ryder of Plymouth, Minn., Mary Alice Gormally of Fort Dodge, and Janet Clark of Fort Dodge; 22 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and one sister Eleanor Crane of Broadus, Mont. He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Josephine Kelly Gormally, daughter Beth, one grandson and two sisters, Alice and Lenore.
James W. Gormally was born April 30, 1919, in Fort Dodge. He graduated from Fort Dodge High School in 1937. In 1942, he entered the U.S. Navy serving in the Pacific and European Theaters during World War II. Following the war her returned to Fort Dodge. In 1946, he was united in marriage to Bettie Grannon [correct spelling is Grannan] at Sacred Heart and the couple established their home in Fort Dodge. In 1946, he became employed by International Harvester in Fort Dodge, where he held various positions. In 1958, he trasferred to Minneapolis and again transferred in 1970 to Fairmont, Minn., where he became store manager until the time of his retirement in 1975. In 1978, the couple moved back to Fort Dodge. From 1978 to 1985 he worked for Colonial Fireplace.
He was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 613 and past Grand Knight. He was a member of the V.W.F. past president of A.R.C. and past board member of Iowa Central Industries. He was a volunteer driver for D.A.V. He also an avid reader and sport fan.
Memorials may be left at Sacred Heart Church or Hospice.


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U. S. Navy, World War II


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  • Created by: Jackie Dare
  • Added: 31 Dec 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 46187656
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James William “Bud” Gormally (30 Apr 1919–10 Jan 2001), Find A Grave Memorial no. 46187656, citing Corpus Christi Cemetery, Fort Dodge, Webster County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Jackie Dare (contributor 47218247) .