Jerome F. Mackowick

January 2, 1936December 7, 2016

JEROME F. MACKOWICK Des Moines Jerome Mackowick, 80, passed away December 7, 2016 at Carlisle Care Center. A memorial service will be held 3 p.m. Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 4201 Ewing Trace Blvd. (Trailer Park Office) in Des Moines, Iowa.

Jerome was born in Crookston, Minnesota and had lived for many years in Colorado before coming to Des Moines in 2005. He served in the U.S. Air Force before working as a cook at the University of Colorado for 30 years. Jerome was a handyman who enjoyed helping people and loved giving hugs.

He is survived by three daughters, Elizabeth (Marty) Jones of Des Moines, Dorothy (Tom) Ferrari of Livermore, Maine and Mary (Jerry) Barnard of Des Moines; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and a brother, Dale (Carol) Mackowick of Crookston, Minnesota. Jerome was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia Ann; two sons, Jerry and Kevin; and his brother, Roger.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the American Heart Association.


  • Memorial Gathering Saturday, January 14, 2017


Jerome F. Mackowick

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Dorothy Ferrari

December 23, 2016

Dad, may you rest in peace and forever be surrounded by your loved ones. Love you always and forever.

American Heart Association

December 22, 2016

May your memories of the wonderful times you shared with your loved one comfort you and your family, today and always.