James Dailey Obituary

James L.  Dailey
Jim Dailey
James L. Dailey

June 4, 1930 - April 4, 2013
Born in Des Moines
Resided in Urbandale, IA
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Jim Dailey 82, passed away on April 4, 2013, at Mercy Hospice at Johnston from Cancer. Funeral Services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 9th, at Iles Funeral Homes-Westover Chapel, with burial at Glendale Cemetery.

Jim was born on June 4, 1930, in Des Moines to James Dailey, Sr. and Wanda M. (Boltz) Dailey. He was raised in Des Moines and attended Hubbell Elementary School and Graduated from Roosevelt High in 1948.

Jim was inducted into the Army on March 8, 1951, in the infantry and received his basic training at Camp Riley Kansas. He was in the 2nd battalion, 38th Regiment of the Headquarters Company. Jim was chief radio operator and served in Korea for 11 Months. He was released from military service at Camp Carson, Colorado in 1952.

Jim married Marilyn Miller on November 6, 1954, and to this union two daughters were born, Paula Sue and Michelle Denise.

He worked for Pittsburgh-Des Moines Steel Co. as a salesman for 23 years, then at Steel Warehousing for 18 years, retiring in 1992.

Jim was an avid fisherman and spent much time at their lake home where he loved to have his family and friends visit him. He loved the wildlife here and at his home. Jim loved to play baseball and softball with his nieces and nephews and grandchildren.

Jim is survived by his wife Marilyn, daughter Michelle Dailey Stone and husband Steve, grandson James Stone, granddaughter Stephanie Stone and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, his daughter Paula and sister Frances Dailey.

The family will receive friends at Westover Chapel from 5 - 7 p.m. Monday, April 8. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Animal Rescue League and Salvation Army. Online condolences will be welcomed at IlesCares.com.

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Visitation
Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Monday, April 8, 2013
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Service
Westover Funeral Home
PENDING
PENDING, IA US PENDING
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
11:00 AM
Cemetery
Glendale Cemetery
4909 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311
Tuesday, April 9, 2013