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William H. Gilbert

November 27, 2012
Fairmont Sentinel

IOWA FALLS, Iowa - Services for William H. Gilbert, 96, of Iowa Falls will be 10:30 a.m. today at First Congregational United Church of Christ, Iowa Falls. Burial will be in Union Cemetery, Iowa Falls, with military honors by Collins-Dunning American Legion Post 201, Alden.

Gilbert died Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012, at Scenic Manor, Iowa Falls. Linn's Funeral Home, Iowa Falls, is in charge of arrangements.

William House Gilbert was born Oct. 21, 1916, in rural Iowa Falls, son of Charles H. and Mabel (House) Gilbert. He served 43 months in the U.S. Navy, including two years as engineering officer aboard USS Manlove destroyer escort in the western Pacific.

Survivors include: sons, Bill of Warren, N.J., John and Greg, both of Iowa Falls, Bruce of Ames, Michael of Jackson, Minn., and Dan of Ft. Atkinson, Wis.; 14 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.



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