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Jack Curtis Frost

December 12, 1925 September 8, 2018
Jack Curtis Frost
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Obituary for Jack Curtis Frost

Jack Curtis Frost, 92, passed away on September 8, 2018 at Calvin Community Nursing Home in Des Moines. A memorial service will be at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, September 13 at Caldwell Parrish Funeral Home & Crematory in Urbandale.

Jack was born December 12, 1925 in Ottumwa, Iowa to James and Nellie Frost. Jack served in the Army Air Corps during WWII. He was a member of the Chanters Unit of the Za-Ga-Zig Shrine. He was also a member of the Daylight Masonic Lodge #660 and a 33rd degree Mason of the Scottish Rite. Jack moved to Des Moines in 1956. He worked as an engineer for Union Pacific Railroad prior to working for NW Bell Telephone Company until he retired in 1986.

Jack is survived by his wife, Wilma; grandchildren, James (Marcy) Heggen and Brenda (Mike) Carter; two great-grandchildren, Jordan and Emily Carter; and son-in-law, Tim Cantrell. He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter, Jane Cantrell; brother, Richard; and sister, Marjorie Deets.

Memorial contributions may be given to the Shriners Children’s Hospital. Online condolences may be expressed at

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10:00 AM 9/13/2018 10:00:00 AM
Caldwell Parrish Funeral Home and Crematory

8201 Hickman Road
Urbandale, IA 50322

Caldwell Parrish Funeral Home and Crematory
8201 Hickman Road Urbandale 50322 IA
United States

Cemetery Details


Iowa Veterans Cemetery Final Resting Place

34024 Veterans Memorial Dr
Adel, Iowa 50003

34024 Veterans Memorial Dr Adel 50003 Iowa
United States

Memorial Contribution

Shriners Children's Hospital

2900 N. Rocky Point Dr.
Tampa, Florida 33607

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