Marilyn Wiley Obituary

Marilyn Jean Wiley
Marilyn Jean Wiley
Marilyn Jean Wiley

February 22, 1931 - July 20, 2012
Born in Muscatine, IA
Resided in Springfield, MO
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Marilyn Jean Wiley, age 81, of Springfield, Missouri, formerly of Des Moines, IA, passed with grace and dignity into the hands of our Lord on Friday, July 20, 2012 in Springfield, while surrounded by her beloved family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, July 24, at Iles Funeral Homes, Westover Chapel in Des Moines, where the family will greet friends and family from 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, until the service time. In agreement with Marilyn's wishes, cremation rites will follow the service on Tuesday.

Marilyn was born on February 22, 1931 in Muscatine, Iowa, to Raymond O. and Thelma (Brower) Meisky. Marilyn's step father was Albert "Jack" Nyenhuis. On April 2, 1977, Marilyn was united in marriage to Dennis A. Wiley.

Marilyn was a devoted daughter, sister, wife, mother and grandmother. She was passionate in her love for family and friends. She will be remembered for her ability to laugh at everything with a sense of humor that relaxed everyone around her. It was this spirit that carried both her family and friends.

Surviving family members include her husband of 35 years, Dennis Wiley of Springfield; Linda K. Wiley of Des Moines (daughter of Marilyn and Kenneth Wiley), Lori J. Lloyd of Springfield and Dan D. (Cathi) Windus of Adel, IA (daughter and son of Loren Windus), two stepsons, Michael A. Wiley of Oak Creek, CO and Matthew W. (Janet) Wiley of Seattle, WA; and grandchildren, Brian (Mindy) Kramme of Cedar Falls, IA, Stacey Kenrick of Springfield, and Caleb and Helen Wiley of Seattle WA; and four great-grandchildren, Lilian, Paris, Aaron and Arionna. In addition to her parents, Marilyn was preceded in death by her sister, Shirley Theiker.

The family has respectfully requested that any memorial contributions be made in Marilyn Wiley's name to American Cancer Society - 8364 Hickman Road, Suite D, Des Moines, IA 50325; Hospice Compassus - 1465 E. Primrose, Springfield, MO 65804; or Shiners' Hospitals for Children - 1100 Shriners Parkway, Altoona, IA 50009.


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Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
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Westover Funeral Home
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
2:00 PM
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Shriner's Hospitals for Children
Za-Ga-Zig Shrine, 1100 Shriner's Parkway
Altoona, IA US 50009