May 29, 1929 – November 9, 2012
Lila Rose Pinegar, 83, of Clive, formerly of West Des Moines, Urbandale and Windsor Heights, passed from this life on Friday, November 9, 2012 at Mercy Hospice in Johnston. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, November 14, at First Church of the Open Bible, located at 2200 Beaver Avenue in Des Moines. Burial will follow at Glendale Cemetery in Des Moines.
Lila was born on May 29, 1929, in Polk City, IA, to Elmer LeRoy and Nola Theo (Lint) Young. On September 28, 1946, Lila Rose and Richard Harold Pinegar of Grimes, Iowa, were married and started their life together in Des Moines. Richard was formerly employed with Meredith Corporation and The Des Moines Register. Their marriage was blessed with two children, Edwin LeRoy and Roberta Theo. Lila worked at the Iowa Statehouse as a secretary and later at Dahl’s on Hickman Road in Clive for many years as Courtesy Counter/Head Cashier. In 2010, Richard and Lila had celebrated their 63rd Wedding Anniversary. Lila had joined the T.T.T. Society, whose purpose was to send under privileged young girls to camp. Lila rose to the office of State President.
She is survived and lovingly remembered by her son, Edwin LeRoy Pinegar of Mount Prospect, IL; daughter, Roberta Theo “Bobbi” (Steve) Riley of Urbandale; younger brother, Gary E. Young of Cabzon, CA; grandchildren, Ali Riley Downey, Kelly Jean Riley Miners and Wesley Stephan Riley; great-grandchildren, Brittany, Rozalynn, Kaileigh and Jordan, with another on the way. Lila was preceded in death by her husband, Richard on July 7, 2011; eldest brother, Norman Young; and two more siblings at infancy.
The family will greet friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, November 13, at Iles Funeral Homes, Westover Chapel in Des Moines.
The family has respectfully requested that any memorial contributions be made to the Lila Rose Pinegar Memorial Fund.
ARRANGEMENTS BY ILES FUNERAL HOMES ~ WESTOVER CHAPEL.Information provided by: Iles Funeral Homes Westover Chapel 6337 Hickman Road Des Moines, IA 50322 www.ilesfuneralhomes.com