James Foreman Obituary

James M. Foreman
James M. Foreman
James M. Foreman

October 22, 1966 - September 30, 2011
Born in Des Moines, IA
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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James M. Foreman, 44, passed from this life and entered his eternal home in Heaven on Friday, September 30, 2011.

James was born in Des Moines, Iowa on October 22, 1966. He graduated from Hoover High School in 1985 and later from Grandview University. He began his employment in the field of human services, but then became involved with the restaurant industry. He was the General Manager of 801 Steak and Chop House, Jimmy's American Café and the Maverick Grill. He enjoyed sports and was an avid Iowa Hawkeye fan.

James married Kristin Bond on May 1, 1992 and together they raised their two children, Michael and Ryan.

James is survived by Kristin Foreman and their sons, Michael and Ryan; his parents, Merlin and Carol Foreman; his grandmother and step grandfather, Alice and Robert Vander Broek; two sisters, Lisa Parker (Craig) and their children Rebecca and Shane, and Lori Van Dalen (Gary) and their children Rachel and Benjamin; uncles, Pastor Leland Foreman (Jean) and Arlan Van Roekel (Barb). He also has numerous cousins he thoroughly enjoyed. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Jacob Foreman and Wallace and Arnetta Van Roekel.

Friends may greet his family from 6-8:00p.m., Tuesday, October 4, 2011 at Iles Funeral Homes – Westover Chapel. A celebration of life service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 5, 2011 at Meredith Drive Reformed Church. Private burial will be held at a later date at Resthaven Cemetery.

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In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Meredith Drive Reformed Church.




Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Tuesday, October 4, 2011
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Meredith Drive Reformed Church
5128 Meredith Drive
Des Moines, IA US 50310
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
2:00 PM