December 13, 1941 – September 18, 2013
Pastor James M. Wiles was born December 13, 1941 and passed away Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at the age of 71. Funeral services will be 8 a.m., Monday, September 23, 2013 at Merle Hay Funeral Home, 4400 Merle Hay Rd. in Des Moines. Burial with military honors will follow at the Iowa Veterans Cemetery near Van Meter at 9:30 a.m. The family will greet friends Sunday evening from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
He is loving survived by the Love of his Life, Linda Wiles; six children, Mary Rose Wiles, Edward (Brenda) Wiles, Joseph (Fernanda) Wiles, Sheila (Eric) Stielow, James (Cassandra) Wiles and Robert (Sara) Wiles; fourteen grandchildren, Tasha, Joseph, Sarah, Nathalie, Isaiah, Hannah, Madeline, Caleb, Franklin, Rebekah, Alex, Charlie, Wyatt and Francesca and by five great-grandchildren, Berkley, Lisa, Ella, Landon and Nya.
Pastor Jim was preceded in death by his parents, Kenneth and Essie Wiles; brother, Robert Wiles and his father-in-law and loving friend, Frank Ferrari.
You have taught us the way of the Lord!
We Love You Daddy!Information provided by: Merle Hay Funeral Home 4400 Merle Hay Road Des Moines, IA 50310 www.meaningfulfunerals.net