January 9, 1976 – June 19, 2013
Michael D. Grant, 37 of Des Moines, Iowa passed away June 19 in a work related accident. Michael grew up in Des Moines and graduated from Hoover High School in 1995. His passion was towing vehicles and helping others in need. He was the proud father of Emma, who was the light of his life. Michael loved outdoor recreational activities.
He is survived by his daughter, Emma Grant, Des Moines; parents, Dale & Cindy (Lavia) Grant, Des Moines; sisters, Christy Leonard (Dave) Osceola, Angela Grant (Pat McCarthy) Johnston; grandparents, Geraldine Lavia and Alice Grant, Des Moines; niece, Caitilin Leonard; nephews, Collin McCarthy and Talan Leonard; significant other, Diana Kauzlarich; and best friend, Jeff Blaine. He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Ambrose Grant and Frank Lavia Sr. He leaves behind his two dogs.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, June 23, 4-7 p.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Des Moines, with a vigil service following. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday, June 24 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Glendale Cemetery in Des Moines.
Online condolences at www.ilescares.com. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the Emma Grant Educational Fund in care of Dale and Cindy Grant.
We ask that you dress casual as this is what Mike would have wanted.
Arrangements by Iles Funeral Homes – Westover ChapelInformation provided by: Iles Funeral Homes Westover Chapel 6337 Hickman Road Des Moines, IA 50322 www.ilesfuneralhomes.com