Jimmie “Oggie” Ogden passed away unexpectedly Thursday, July 25, 2019. Jim was born on March 1, 1950 to Larry and Marjorie Ogden. He is survived by his 2 children, Shellie and Joe Ogden; His brother, Don Zoutte of Knoxville, IA; and his sister, Linda Trammel of Des Moines, IA. Jim had 7 grandchildren; Daniel, Justin, and Jimmy Sziber, Dominic, Iziah, Xavier, and Savannah Ogden; and 2 great-grandchildren Ariana and Joseph Sziber. Jim served in the Vietnam War as a medic where he earned a purple heart, a bronze and silver star, and numerous others. Upon returning back home he married Linda Lewellin. Jim had many passions in his life. He loved history, reading books, cracking jokes, and being the life of the party. Jim also worked as a concrete truck driver. He also owned a little bar for a short period of time. Jim loved to travel and explore new places as he loved the beauty of the mountains, rivers, and green fields. He loved to reminisce and tell stories of his past. Jim lead a long and happy life up until the end. He was a generous caring person that helped as many people as he could. Jim will most definitely be missed by many. There will be a graveside service at the Iowa Veterans Cemetery on Friday, August 9, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. and a potluck following services at 3:00 p.m. Memorial contributions can be directed to the family. ARRANGEMENTS BY ILES ~ GRANDVIEW PARK CHAPEL. To send flowers or a remembrance gift to the family of Jimmie Ogden, please visit our Tribute Store.
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Death notice for the town of: Des Moines, state: Iowa