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Robert Alan Schoeller

Posted October 27, 2014 in Des Moines West, Obituaries

March 5, 1935 – October 22, 2014

Robert Schoeller

Robert Schoeller

Robert Schoeller, 79, of Des Moines, Iowa passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on October 22, 2014 at Kavanaugh Hospice House.

Robert was born in Akron, Ohio to Alan and Alma Schoeller and moved with his family to Des Moines, Iowa when he was 4 years old. He attended THRS in Des Moines. He graduated with his Degree in Fine Arts from the University of Iowa where he met his wife Harriet (Greenleaf) Schoeller. Prior to their marriage he served with the United States Army in Augusta, Georgia and Fort Carson, Colorado for 2 years active duty followed by 2 years in the Army Reserve. Robert and Harriet were married on New Years Day of 1962 in Elkhart, Indiana.

Robert was an Interior Designer first with Glen Lull Interiors, and then his own firm Robert Schoeller Interiors, Ltd. in Des Moines. Robert was active in his community with the Terrance Hill Authority which he was appointed to by former Governor of Iowa the honorable Robert D. Ray; he was founder of Flicker Friends movie Group, a member of ASID (American Society of Interior Designers) and the Plymouth Gallery Committee at Plymouth Congregational Church.

Robert will be greatly missed by his wife Harriet, his children Polly Schoeller (Robert Hadley) and Michael Schoeller (Meredith Terpeluk-Schoeller), Grandchildren Abigail Schoeller, Samantha Schoeller and Matthew Schoeller and host of loving family and friends.

Services will be held at 11:00 am Saturday October 25, 2014 at Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ located at 42nd & Ingersoll Avenues,
Des Moines, Iowa. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be directed to the Terrace Hill Society, HCI of Central Iowa, or The Des Moines Symphony.


Information provided by:
Iles Funeral Homes
Dunn’s Chapel
2121 Grand Ave
Des Moines, IA 50312

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