September 4, 1959 – September 30, 2014
Memorial Services for Jeffrey Smiley, age 55, of Boone, Iowa will be 10:30 am Saturday, October 4, 2014 at Schroeder Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 503 Story Street in Boone, Iowa. Inurnment will be at the Bass Point Cemetery, Boone County, Iowa. Visitation with the family celebrating the life of Jeffrey will be 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm Friday, October 3, 2014 at Schroeder Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Boone. Memorials are suggested to the family and may be left at the funeral home.
Jeffrey Lynn Smiley, son of James Smiley and Phyllis Sturtz-Smiley, was born September 4, 1959 in Boone, Iowa and passed away September 30, 2014 at his home in Boone, Iowa with his family by his side.
Jeff was born and raised in Boone, Iowa and graduated from Boone High School in 1978. On August 26, 1978, Jeff was united in marriage to Shelli Coffman at the Presbyterian Church in Boone, Iowa. They were the parents of three children: Aaron, Austin, and Alyssa.
They made their home in Boone where Jeff worked for 34 years for Besser Quinn Machine & Foundary in Boone. He later went to work for Seneca in Webster City where he retired in May of 2014 due to illness.
Jeff had a love for cars. He spent much of his free time working on and restoring cars. He especially loved to cruise around in his 1967 Chevy Impala Convertible. Even more than cars, Jeff loved his family, and loved to spend every chance he had with his family, especially his children and grandchildren.
Jeff was preceded in death by his parents; James and Phyllis. He is survived by his wife Shelli Smiley of Boone, IA; his sons: Aaron (Andrea) Smiley of Boone, IA, Austin Smiley of Boone, IA; his daughter Alyssa Smiley of Boone, IA; five grandchildren: Jonathan Kraus, Ashlyn Kraus, Jenna Smiley, Lauryn Smiley, and Ethan Smiley; his brothers: Jim (Cindy) Smiley of Marshalltown, IA, and Mark (Therese) Smiley of Stratford, IA; his father and mother-in-law: Jack and Bev Coffman of Boone, IA; brother-in-law: Chuck Coffman of Boone, IA; nieces; nephews; other relatives; and many friends.Information provided by: Walter-Schroeder Funeral Home 503 Story Street Boone, Iowa 50036 515.432.1922 www.walter-schroederfuneralhome.com