- May 19, 1963 - February 4, 2013
- Ankeny, Iowa
of Joseph's Passing
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VA Central Iowa Health Care System
3600 30th Street
Des Moines, IA 50310
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“We were very sorry to hear about Joeseph Keith.
Although we never met him, we share in your loss.
We should NOT have to burry our children!!
God...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Floyd and Lillian Frantz - Palo, IA
“Barbara and Bill,
I am so sorry to learn of your son's passing. May God Bless and help you through this terrible time. My thoughts are with you...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Janis Owens - Palo, IA
“Oh, Bill...I was so very sad to see your son's obituary in the paper yesterday. I'm so sorry for your loss...I know how he struggled and how you...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Jami Anderson - Ankeny, IA
“Our thoughts, prayers and deepest sympathy to the Failor family. We hope that your memories keep you strong and give you comfort in the days ahead....Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Ginger McCready - Marshalltown, IA
“Joey, our dear precious man, when I went to my genealogy to sadly record the date of your passing I came across something I had written about you...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Jo Ann Herbst - Georgetown, TX
“My sweet Joey,
I’m writing this still in disbelief that you are no longer here. I take comfort in knowing though that you are no longer in pain....Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: Sherry McKay - Friend
Joseph Keith Failor, 49, passed away Monday, February 4, 2013 at Veterans Medical Center in Des Moines. Joe was born May 19, 1963 to Bill and Barbara Failor in Cedar Rapids, IA.
A committal service will be held 2:30 p.m., Friday, February 8, 2013, at Ankeny Memorial Gardens, in Ankeny, IA with burial to follow.
Joe graduated from Ankeny High School in 1982. He had been an Ankeny volunteer fireman, and served in the US Air Force for 4 years, then the Reserves and the Air National Guard. He also had been on the Fire Dept. at the D.M. airport and worked in security for Firestone and Fisher Controls.
Joe is survived by his parents, Bill and Barbara Failor of Ankeny (formerly of Marion, IA),daughter, Erin Nicole Failor and her mother, of Altoona, IA, Cathy Failor of Altoona, a sister, Sherry Alice Failor of Ankeny, a brother William W. Failor and nephew Jared, of Hudson, IA, Aunts and Uncles, and his beloved black cat Cretin.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Harriet and Earnie Failor, and Archie and Lucille Beatty.
Memorials will go to the Veterans Assisted Living or Hospice for their wonderful care of cancer patients.