May 17, 1978 – August 22, 2013
Stephen Carpenter, 35, died Thursday, August 23, 2013, unexpectedly from an apparent heart attack.
Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, August 27, at Iles Grandview Park Chapel. Cremation will follow services.
Steve was born and raised in Des Moines and Altoona and lived a short time in Carroll, Iowa. He was a kind and loving soul. Steve was a friend to all who knew him. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, his best friend and brother Troy and his “family” at Okoboji Grill, especially his dear friends, Joe Woods and Stephanie Carter. Steve was an avid Chicago Bears and Cubs fan.
Steve is survived by his mother Vicki Evatt, his brother Troy (Darci) Carpenter, grandmother Louise Carpenter, aunt Ginny Austin, uncle Mike (Tracy) Carpenter and many cousins. He was preceded in death by his beloved daughter Allison Carpenter, his father Richard Carpenter, grandfather Richard D. Carpenter, his maternal grandparents Nelson and Edith Evatt, his uncles Stephen and Richard Evatt, and his aunt Donna Sepich.
The family will receive friends from 5 – 8 p.m. Monday at Grandview Park Chapel. Memorials may be made to the family for a memorial to be directed later. Online condolences will be welcomed at IlesCares.Com
ARRANGEMENTS BY ILES FUNERAL HOMES ~ GRANDVIEW PARK CHAPEL.Information provided by: Iles Funeral Homes Grandview Park Chapel 3211 Hubbell Avenue Des Moines, IA 50317 www.ilesfuneralhomes.com