Kenneth R. Van De Walle, 87

TAMA – Kenneth R. Van De Walle, 87, of Tama, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013 at Marshalltown Medical & Surgical Center. A Public Graveside Service will be held Saturday, Feb. 16 at 10:30 a.m. at Oak Hill Cemetery in Tama with Pastor Brian Oliver officiating.

Survivors include; five grandchildren, Gary (Abby) Carlson of Chesapeake, Va., Diane (Matt) Kesl of Tama, Linda (Joe) Clark of Atkins, Sharon (Steve) Dieke of West Des Moines, and Sheryl (Dan) Thornton of Johnston; 14 great-grandchildren; his son-in-law, Paul Carlson of Tama; and a nephew, Leonard Van De Walle of Tama

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established. Friends may leave condolences at

Kruse-Phillips Funeral Home, Tama-Toledo is assisting with the arrangements.