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 Bert Wilson “Speed” Watrous Sr.

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Bert Wilson “Speed” Watrous Sr.

Birth
Carroll County, Iowa, USA
Death 21 May 1966 (aged 60)
Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, USA
Burial Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, USA
Plot Veterans South Section
Memorial ID 55020002 View Source
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The Des Moines Tribune, Des Moines, Iowa
Monday, May 23, 1966

Bert Watrous Rites Are Set

Services for Bert W. (Speed) Watrous, 60, of 2111 Thirty-seventh st., who died of cancer Saturday at Iowa Lutheran Hospital, will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Hamilton's Funeral Home. Burial will be in Chapel Hill Gardens cemetery.

Mr. Watrous, a truck driver for Hoxie Fruit Co., was ill six months. Born at Coon Rapids, he lived here 54 years.

He was a square dance caller in the Des Moines area for many years. He was a veteran of World War II, and a member of Local 394 of the Teamsters Union.

Surviving are his wife, Grace; three sons, Pete and Kenny Watrous of Des Moines and Bert Kisling of Marshalltown; two daughters, Mrs. Joan Stapes and Mrs. Shirley Fitzgerald of Des Moines; his mother, Mrs. Olive Pemberton, and two sisters, Mrs. Juanita Lloyd and Mrs. Dorothy Bagg, of Des Moines; two brothers, Edward of Lamas, Wash., and Joe of Des Moines, and 16 grandchildren.



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  • Created by: Bobbie
  • Added: 16 Jul 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 55020002
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/55020002/bert-wilson-watrous : accessed ), memorial page for Bert Wilson “Speed” Watrous Sr. (30 Dec 1905–21 May 1966), Find a Grave Memorial ID 55020002, citing Chapel Hill Gardens, Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Bobbie (contributor 47122474) .