"Concerned with the General Welfare of the Deaf of Iowa"

Updated  July 26, 2021

William Booth

March 24, 1957—October 21, 2019

William James Booth, the son of Robert and Mary (Dahlquist) Booth was born March 24, 1957 at Des Moines, Iowa.

 He passed away on Monday, October 21, 2019 at the Red Oak Rehab and Care Center, Red Oak, Iowa at the age of 62 years, 6 months and 25 days.

 William was raised in Des Moines. He attended Iowa School for the Deaf in Council Bluffs, Iowa where he graduated in 1977.

 William went back to Des Moines and worked for Farm Bureau. On October 24, 1981,

 William was united in marriage to Kelly Crozier at Des Moines, Iowa. They lived in Des Moines, Grimes and Glidden before moving to Red Oak in July of 1993. William worked at Johnny’s Steak House and KFC in the kitchen. He enjoyed making crafts items of all types and crocheting. William was a true jokester and loved making people laugh.

 William was preceded in death by his parents; mother-in-law, Ruby Crozier; sister-in-law, Karon Booth; and brothers-in-law: David Crozier and John VanLeuven.

 William is survived by his wife, Kelly Booth of Red Oak, IA; daughters: Samara (Jim) McCauley and Lisa (Jeremy Nelson) Booth all of Red Oak, IA; 5 grandchildren: Ethen Staley, Athena Nyquist, Audrey, Piper and Orion Irvine; brothers and sister: Robert “Bobby” Booth of Des Moines, IA; Mary (George) Hatzigiannaki of Des Moines, IA; Frances (Paul Pruitt) Quirk of Des Moines, IA; John (Debbie) Booth of Altoona, IA and Donald (Debby) Booth of Fort Smith, AR; sisters-in-law, Cynthia VanLeuven of Red Oak, IA and Casey “Sam” Bates of Red Oak, IA; and brother-in-law, Stephen (Gloria) Crozier of Cedar Falls, IA; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

 May God bless his memory and give strength to those who mourn.

Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date at Acorn Acres 1805 N 8th St in Red Oak, Iowa,

 In lieu of flowers memorials should be directed to the family.

 Sellergren-Lindell-DeMarce Funeral Home is assisting the family with cremation services.

 Thanks to Diane Tekippe and Shirley Hicks for the information.