Mark William Van Gasken passes away; memorial will be this Saturday, Jan. 13

Mark William Van Gasken Mark was born on November 29, 1928 to Gladys and Mark E. Van Gasken, both long-time residents of Des Moines. (His grandparents’ home, overlooking the marina, was recently purchased by the city of Des Moines and is named “Van Gasken Park!”) Mark joined his brothers, Robert and Steve, and the three […]

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