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Obituary for Gene Schiller
Everett Eugene Schiller, 77 of Des Moines passed away on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at University Park in Des Moines. Graveside funeral service with full military rites will be held at 1 PM on Monday, June 10th at the Dalmanutha Cemetery, rural Casey. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Eugene Schiller Memorial Fund and may be sent in care of the funeral home. Online condolences may be left at www.johnsonfamilyfuneralhome.com.
Gene was born on August 15, 1941 to Everett and Helen (Ernst) Schiller in Casey, Iowa. He attended Casey Schools and graduated from Casey High School. Following graduation he enlisted in the United States Navy where he served honorably from 1960 to 1964. Upon returning home from the service he was united in marriage to Kathy Edwards. To this union three boys were born: David, Scott and Michael. The family made their home in Des Moines.
Gene was employed for many years at Frye Copy Systems in Des Moines. He enjoyed woodworking, hunting, fishing and loved to watch western movies. He treasured time he was able to spend in his favorite recliner surrounded by family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and son, Scott Schiller.
Gene leaves behind his loving wife of 55 years, Kathy of Des Moines; sons, David Schiller of Adel and Michael Schiller of Des Moines; grandsons, Nathan Schiller and Jonathon Schiller; siblings: Kenneth (Barbara) Schiller of Casey, Carol Seela of Casey and Marlene Horacek of Omaha; and a host of nieces, nephews, extended family and friends that will miss him dearly.