Schmitz Funeral Home obituary – Derald R. Giles, 72, Indiana

Derald Robert "Bob" Giles, 72, died Saturday, May 29, 2021.

Derald Robert “Bob” Giles, 72, of Union Mills, Indiana, passed away on Saturday, May 29, 2021 at home.  Bob was born in Lake Preston, South Dakota, on July 17, 1948 the son of Eugene and Beulah (Olson) Giles. On August 28, 1976 in Ft. Madison, Iowa, he married Joyce Niggemeyer who survives.   
Also surviving are his children: Michele Winkel of Ash Fork, Arizona and Robert (Debra) Giles of St. Petersburg, Florida; five grandchildren: Taylor (Ben) Winkel of Scandia, Minnesota, Savanha (Jordan) Winkel of West Saint Paul, Minnesota, Megan (Hunter) Mynatt of Abingdon, Illinois, Matt (Diedra) Giles of Oswego, Illinois, and Lucas Giles of Scandia, Minnesota; siblings, Curt (Judy) Giles of Washington, Deloris (Don) Johnson of Vail, Arizona, and Rose Keen of Watertown, South Dakota; and nephew, Mark (Valerie) Lucas of Kingsford Heights, Indiana; as well as several other nieces and nephews. 
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Delmar Giles.
Bob owned and operated a trucking company for over thirty years.  He was a member of the Lions Club.  Bob enjoyed gardening and flowers.  He loved to fish.
A graveside service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Sunday, July 11, 2021, at Calvary Cemetery in West Point, Iowa.
A memorial has been established in his memory and can be mailed to the family at: Schmitz Funeral Home, P.O. Box 22, West Point, Iowa 52656
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.schmitzfuneralhomes.com.  Schmitz Funeral Home of West Point is assisting the family with arrangements.

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