Graveside funeral services for Forrest G. Terry of Pleasantville will be held on Thursday, August 27, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. at Pine Hill Cemetery in Des Moines.
Forrest passed away on Sunday, August 23, 2009 at Griffin Nursing Center at the age of 85 years, 3 months and 14 days. He worked for Swift & Company before his retirement. Survivors include his children, Patricia
(Jack) Ludgate of Knoxville, Jean Anne (George) Caldwell of Colorado Springs, Sandra (Frank) Lundquist of Urbandale; step-children, Bill (Linda) Hicks of Sibley, Lucine (Terry) Hershberger of Homestead, and John Hicks of Houston; 4 grandchildren, 7 step-grandchildren, many great-grandchildren; and a sister, Evalene Paxton of Humeston.
Visitation will begin after 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday at Mason Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the ASPCA.
Online condolences may be left at bertrandfuneralhomes.com