Joseph William McGinnis
  • Born on: June 16, 1946
  • Departed on: December 22, 2019
  • Resided in: Stuart, IA

Joseph William McGinnis

Joseph William McGinnis was born June 16, 1946 to Theodore and Mary (Burns) McGinnis in Stuart, Iowa. He passed away on Sunday December 22, 2019 at Iowa Methodist Medical center in Des Moines, Iowa at the age of 73.

A Funeral Mass will be held 10:00 a.m., Saturday January 4, 2020 at All Saints Catholic Church, 216 All Saints Dr., Stuart, IA 50250.  A luncheon will be provided following services. 

Joe grew up on a farm south of Stuart and always enjoyed helping his father farm. Joe had a sense of humor, he loved telling stories and making people laugh. Joe enjoyed his time living in Arizona and Colorado before moving back to Iowa in 1976. Joe enjoyed farm life and always said “you could never take the farm out of the boy”. 

Joe was united in marriage to Diane Caltrider on November 16, 1998. Joe was like a father to Diane’s three children; Theresa, Jeff and Wayne. His greatest joy was spending time with family, especially his grandchildren and sister Alice. 

Survivors include his wife Diane, his children; Theresa (Dave) Allsup, Jeff (Lisa) Caltrider, Wayne (Jill) Caltrider, grandchildren Blake and Jessica Allsup, Jacob, Garret, and Grant Caltrider, great-grandchildren David Allsup and Nathan Wrage; sister Alice (Bill) Davis, brother Vince McGinnis, nephew Austin (Melanie) Davis; nieces Angie Davis, Emily (Ryan) Brockman and Tracy (Kevin) Hogan; four great- nephews and two great-nieces and many cousins.  Joe was proceeded in death by his parents; brother Howard and sisters Margaret McGinnis and Janet Cave.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Diane Caltrider for a memorial to be set up at a later date. 
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