September 15, 1938 – September 1, 2014
James Shehan, of Des Moines, passed away September 1, 2014 at home. James was born September 15, 1938 in Winterset, Iowa to William and Helen (Hulbert) Shehan.
James lived most of his life in Des Moines. James loved his work as a truck driver. He loved horses, firearms and to fly. He served in the United States Army. James enjoyed being funny and had to be the life of the party.
James is survived by his wife, Sandra; sons, Shane, Patrick and Scott; daughters, Jaime (Jeff) and Penny; sisters, Mae, Louise and Kathy. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Sheri; and stepson, Johnny.
Visitation will be 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Iles Grandview Park Chapel. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. Burial will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Iowa Veterans Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family.Information provided by: Iles Funeral Homes Grandview Park Chapel 3211 Hubbell Avenue Des Moines, IA 50317 www.ilesfuneralhomes.com