Jerry Roan Obituary

Jerry J. Roan
Jerry Roan
Jerry J. Roan

July 29, 1940 - December 4, 2010
Born in Afton, IA,
Resided in Grimes, IA
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The Lord stopped his suffering and called him home on Saturday, December 4, 2010, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, December 11, at Grace Brethren Church, located at 305 Hatton Avenue in Dallas Center, of which he was a member. Burial will follow at Brethren Cemetery, east of Dallas Center.

Jerry Junior Roan was born on July 29, 1940 in Afton, Iowa, to Clenn Clinton and Paula Maxine (Wineinger) Roan. He lived most of his life in Dallas and Polk counties. One of six children, Jerry primarily was involved in farming, custom farming and then with Central Petroleum Co. for his final 25 years of work. Jerry loved his Bible, traveling, car projects, genealogy, NASCAR and most of all his family.

He is survived and lovingly remembered by his wife of 22 years, Angela Roan of Grimes; two daughters, Diane (Dave) DeGlopper of Allegan, MI and Stephanie Roan of Des Moines; one son, Tim (Barbie) Roan also of Allegan; two stepchildren, Ann Vander Martin of Boone, IA and David (Melissa) Vander Martin of Colfax, IA; five sisters, Bonita Garnes of Perry, IA, Melinda Griffey of Cedar Rapids, IA, Mary Jo Dawson of Dallas Center, Dixie (Paul) Pickart of Johnston and Clenna Shepherd of Dallas Center; ten grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a host of many nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and neighbors. Jerry was preceded in death by his parents; one niece, Dennell Ramos; and one brother-in-law, Terry Shepherd.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, December 10, at Iles Funeral Homes – Brandt Chapel in Dallas Center.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Jerry Roan Memorial Fund.

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Brandt Dallas Center
1301 Ash Street
Dallas Center, IA US 50063
Friday, December 10, 2010
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Grace Brethren Church
305 Hatton Avenue
Dallas Center, IA US 50063
Saturday, December 11, 2010
10:30 AM
Brethren Cemetery
Dallas Center, IA US 50063
Saturday, December 11, 2010


The Jerry Roan Memorial Fund
1301 Ash Street
Dallas Center, IA US 50063