In Memory

Stanley Jobe

Stanley Jobe

Stanley Jobe, 58, of the Iowa Veterans Home, 1301 Summit St./Veterans Boulevard, died peacefully at 1:40 p.m. Monday, May 20, 2002, while a patient of the Veterans Administration Hospital in Des Moines. His death came after a long journey with lymphoma.

Memorial services and a celebration of Stanley's life will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Iowa Veterans Home Chapel, with Chaplain James Key officiating. He will be laid to rest with full military honors by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Harry C. Harter Post 839, in the Iowa Veterans Home Cemetery. Friends may call after 9:30 a.m. today at the chapel. The Estel-Perrin-Avey Funeral Home, Marshalltown, is in charge of arrangements.

He was born on Dec. 23, 1943, in Dubuque, one of four children born to Orville and Irma Jean (Kartman) Jobe. In his youth, his family resided in several different communities and he mainly received his education in the Minneapolis Schools. He later attended six months of college in Mankato.

Stanley was a Vietnam veteran, serving our country with the Navy from his enlistment on May 15, 1964, until receiving his honorable discharge on March 15, 1968. He served aboard an aircraft carrier and was a fireman.

On Oct. 25, 1964, he married Gale Janowitz in Everett, Wash.

Mr. Jobe was employed in the construction field until being injured in 1980. He became a part of the Iowa Veterans Home family on Aug. 19, 1992.

Left to mourn his loss are his loving wife of 36 years, Gale, of Centerville, S.D.; a daughter, Wendy Jobe, of Sioux Falls, S.D.; a son, Martin Jobe, of Austin, Texas; two dear grandchildren, Burgandy and Taede; his mother Irma Jean Jobe, of Spencer, Iowa; a brother, Richard, of Minneapolis; two sisters, Kay Hanson, of Marshalltown, and Patty Jobe, of Carroll, Iowa; as well as nieces, nephews and his IVH family.

In death he has rejoined his father Orville.

Telegraph Herald (Dubuque, IA) - Thursday, May 23, 2002 

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10/31/13 01:49 PM #1    

Robert Perschmann

Stan was a friend and neighbor in that short period before we all dispersed. He was smart, warm hearted and constructive. I hope he had a good life.   -Bob Perschmann

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