Jerry Fielder Obituary

Jerry L. Fielder
Jerry L. Fielder
Jerry L. Fielder

July 30, 1935 - August 7, 2010
Born in Fairbury, NE
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Jerry Lee Fielder, 75, passed from this life on Saturday, August 7, 2010 at his home in Des Moines. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 11, at Unity Church of Des Moines, located at 414 - 31st Street in Des Moines, of which he had attended. In agreement with Jerry's wishes, cremation rites will follow the service on Wednesday. Private committal services will take place at a later date.

Jerry was born on July 30, 1935 in Fairbury, NE, to Bus and Opal Waive (Nutter) Fielder. For many years, he was employed as a Professional Sign Writer with various Des Moines area based sign companies and was also self-employed. Jerry was an avid golfer, fisherman and woodworker and shined as a very talented artist.

He is survived and lovingly remembered by his wife, Billie Jo Fielder of Des Moines; children, Cheryl (Bob) Fielder Tinsley of Geneva, NE, Jeff (Jackie) Fielder of Bartlett, IL, Ray (Moni) Fielder of West Des Moines, Paul (Carla) Fielder of Watertown, MN, Shawna (Matt) Plummer of Pleasant Hill, IA and Jon Fetters of Des Moines; brother, Glenn Fielder of Findlay, OH; 18 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a very special friend and loyal companion, his dog, "Tinker Bell". Jerry was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Bonnie Showalter and twin sister at infancy, Janice Fielder.

The family will greet friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 10, at Iles Funeral Homes - Westover Chapel in Des Moines.

Memorials may be made to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society; Iowa Chapter in Des Moines; 8033 University Blvd., Suite A; Des Moines, IA 50325.

The family would like to express their heartfelt gratitude to his oncology nurse, Eileen for her tremendous care and loving support.


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Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Tuesday, August 10, 2010
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Unity Church of Des Moines
414 - 31st Street
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Wednesday, August 11, 2010
11:00 AM