Donald Perdue Obituary

Donald R. Perdue
Donald R. Perdue
Donald R. Perdue

September 2, 1917 - June 2, 2008
Born in Agency, Iowa
Resided in Johnston, IA
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Don Perdue, 90, died Monday, June 2, 2008 at Mercy Hospice in Johnston. Funeral services will be held 10:30 am Friday, June 6, at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Grimes, of which he was a member, with burial to follow at Sunny Hill Cemetery in Grimes.

Don was born in Agency, Iowa and lived most of his life in the Grimes and Johnston area. He served in the US Army during WWII. Don was the office manager at Parker Oil in West Des Moines for 32 years.

Don is survived by his wife of 65 years, Jessie May, son Gerald (Jane) Perdue of Des Moines, daughter-in-law, Sheila Perdue of Urbandale; grandchildren, Amie (John) Lillig of Ankeny, Justin (Lori) Perdue of Naperville, Illinois and Chris (Melanie) Perdue of Cedar Rapids; and great grandchildren, Robert, Alexis, Jack and Bryce Lillig and Lauren, Claire and Megan Perdue. He was preceded in death by his son Merlin Perdue, brother Lawrence Perdue, sister Marvel Babcock and his parents, Ola and Mabel Perdue.

Visitation begins 3 pm Thursday at Iles Funeral Homes-Westover Chapel where the family will receive friends from 5 to 7 pm and a prayer service will be held at 7 pm. Memorial contributions may be made to Mercy Hospice, St. Peter Lutheran Church Youth Group or Boy Scout Troop #171 in Grimes. Online condolences may be made at


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Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Thursday, June 5, 2008
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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St. Peter Lutheran Church
1001 South James Street, P.O. Box 95
Grimes, IA US 50111
Friday, June 6, 2008
10:30 AM
Sunny Hill Cemetery
SE Jacob Street and SE 6th Street
Grimes, IA US 50111
Friday, June 6, 2008


Mercy Hospice Johnston
5820 Winwood Drive
Johnston, IA 50131
St. Peter Lutheran Church-Youth Group
1001 S. James Street, P.O. Box 95
Grimes, IA US 50111