John Minor, Jr. Obituary

John Luther Minor, Jr.
John Luther Minor, Jr.
John Luther Minor, Jr.

September 10, 1938 - January 30, 2015
Born in Norwoodville, IA
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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John Luther Minor, Jr., 76, died Friday, January 30, 2015 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines, IA. He was born on September 10, 1938, in Des Moines, the youngest of the three children of John and Ida Minor. John enlisted with the U.S. Army and served in Germany where he met Gertrud Treutner. They were married on October 22, 1957 in Karlsruhe, Germany. John worked at Armstrong Tire for 30 years where he retired in 1990. He loved spending time with his family, bowling with friends from Armstrong, fishing, hunting and coaching at Fairground Little League Baseball. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Those left to cherish John's memory include his wife of 57 years, Gertrud of Des Moines; his sons, John (Suzanne) of Floris, IA and Chris (Cheryl) of Urbandale, IA; his daughter, Jeanne (Bruce) Edwards of Eden Prairie, MN; and his grandchildren, Jesse, Rachel, Joseph, Thomas, Andrew, Ryan and Christian. Besides his parents, those preceding him in death were his brother, Jim and sister, JoAnn.

Visitation will be held at Iles Funeral Homes-Grandview Park Chapel in Des Moines on Monday, February 2nd from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. with a service following at 1:00 p.m. Online condolences may be made at www.IlesCares.com.

The family would like to thank all of the medical personnel who helped during John's illness and all who have provided support throughout this difficult time.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society in memory of John.

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Visitation
Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Monday, February 2, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Service
Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Monday, February 2, 2015
1:00 PM
Cemetery
Rising Sun Cemetery
Rising Sun Dr. & University
Pleasant Hill, IA US 50327
Monday, February 2, 2015
2:00 PM