Donald B. Stiles

Apr 6, 2017
Stiles Donald obit


10:30 AM on Monday, April 10, 2017 at Kearns Funeral Service Kimball Chapel


One hour prior to the services on Monday


Garden of Memories Cemetery; with military rites conducted


May be directed to Cedar Valley Hospice


Donald B. Stiles, age 99, a resident of Friendship Village Lakeview Lodge and of Waterloo, died Thursday, April 6, 2017 at Covenant Medical Center.

He was born on July 16, 1917 in Waterloo; the son of Burl Lincoln and Ruth (Bassinger) Stiles. He graduated from Waterloo West High School. Donald served in the U.S. Air Force during WWII.

Donald married Loraine Bopp on February 18, 1941 in Waterloo; she preceded him in death on September 27, 1990. He married Ruth Shepard on August 3, 1996 in Waterloo.

He worked as a Wood Pattern Maker at Manning Pattern Company for 20 years and later at John Deere Company for 20 years, retiring in 1981. Donald was a member of Walnut Ridge Baptist Church. He enjoyed archery and woodworking.

He is survived by his wife Ruth of Waterloo; a daughter, Carolyn (John) Richard of Hazel Green, WI; two sons, Aaron Stiles of Waterloo and Bruce (Sharon) Stiles of Waterloo; and three grandchildren, John-Thomas (Julie) Richard of Cedar Rapids, Lilian Stiles of Waterloo, and Susanah Stiles of Waterloo.

Donald was preceded in death by wife, Loraine; a brother, Harold Stiles; and a sister, Marg Gaither.

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  1. Gail Chavenelle & Bill Dicken | Apr 07, 2017
     Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time of loss. May you have many fine memories as you celebrate his life. 

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