May 19, 1951 – March 10, 2014
Stephen Hugh Keesler, 62, passed away March 10, 2014. A memorial gathering will be Monday, March 17, 2014 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Brooks South Town Chapel, 7601 Fleur Drive, Des Moines. Burial with military honors at 2 p.m. at Iowa Veterans Cemetery near Van Meter.
A life long resident of Des Moines, he attended East High School and was a US Marine Corps Vietnam veteran. Stephen was employed with Johnsrud Transport Inc. as a truck driver and later as a dispatcher. he will be remembered as an avid fisherman who loved to travel.
He is survived by his children, Christopher Keesler and Chad Keesler; siblings, Cynthia Keesler and Brian Keesler; aunts, Sandra Rubio and Judy Loughry along with numerous nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends.
Stephen was preceded in death by his mother and step-father, Phyllis and Wayland Van Dalsen.Information provided by: Brooks Funeral Care 7975 University Blvd. Clive, IA 50325 www.meaningfulfunerals.net