Rev. Herbert R. Gould, 90

Rev. Herbert R. Gould, 90, of Des Moines, died Sunday, May 4, 2014, at Wesley Acres in Des Moines following a brief illness.

Celebration of life services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, May 10, 2014, at the Jones & Eden Funeral Home in Washington, Iowa. The family will receive friends from 10 until 11 a.m. on the same date at the same location. Interment with military honors will take place at the Elm Grove Cemetery in Washington, Iowa. Memorial gifts may be directed to the Wesley Acres Gratuity Fund, which benefits the direct caregivers at Wesley Acres, where Herbert received their kind and loving care. Online condolences may be sent for Rev. Gould’s family through the web at

Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Gould of Des Moines, Iowa; son, Gene Gould and wife Judy of Bedford, Texas; son David Gould of Chicago, Illinois; daughter, Marilyn Maurer and husband Myron of Winfield, Illinois; daughter, Emily Chafa and husband Brad of Johnston, Iowa; son, Phil Gould and wife Elizabeth of Chicago, Illinois; eight grandchildren and three great grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister, Eleanor Bollinger, of Ventura, California; brother, Richard Gould and wife Lucy of Chico, California; sister, Mary McLean of Portland, Oregon; and brother, Charles Gould and wife Ditas of Las Vegas, Nevada.