Greg Vandehaar Obituary

Greg E.  Vandehaar
Greg Vandehaar
Greg E. Vandehaar

December 20, 1955 - February 14, 2010
Born in Des Moines, IA
Resided in Mitchellville, IA
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Greg Vandehaar, 54, of rural Mitchellville passed away on Sunday, February 14, 2010, after a courageous 14 month battle with cancer. His family will receive friends at Iles Funeral Homes-Grandview Park Chapel on Wednesday from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. with a celebration of life service following at 7:30 p.m. Private interment services will follow at a later date.

Greg was born December 20, 1955, in Des Moines, IA. He was the son of Melvin Dale and Helen Cope Vandehaar of Mitchellville. Greg was a 30 year employee of Wells Fargo Financial, where he was a systems analyst. He enjoyed all things associated with nature, especially hunting and fishing, working on his acreage, as well as driving in the countryside and visiting parks. Greg also greatly enjoyed being a grandfather to his nine grandchildren.

He is survived by the love of his life and wife of 35 years, Laura and his children: Barry (Angela) Vandehaar of Des Moines; Carrie (Andy) Johnsen of Mukilteo, Washington; and Abigail (Casey) Little of Mercer Island, Washington; his brother, Dale of Des Moines; mother-in-law, JoAnn Schaffer of Mitchellville; nine grandchildren; numerous brothers and sisters-in-law, aunts, uncles, and cousins. Greg was preceded in death by his parents; father-in-law, Leonard Schaffer; and sister-in-law, Ann Mitchell Vandehaar.

Memorials may be made to Iowa Health Hospice Taylor House Hospice.

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Visitation
Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Wednesday, February 17, 2010
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
CELEBRATION OF LIFE
Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Wednesday, February 17, 2010
7:30 PM