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Darrel L. Stiles

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Darrel Leon Stiles passed away on October 4th, 2016. He was born in Grenola, Kansas on January 21st, 1933 to Jeff J. and Mable Stiles. A lifelong Christian, he was baptized in 1944 and was an active member of Chandler Christian church until the time of his passing. He moved to Chandler with his parents and family in the mid 1940’s. The Stiles family owned and operated a dairy farm until the mid 1970’s. Darrel worked as a large equipment mechanic for WR Skousen until he retired. He was a machinist and a welder. His father often commented that there was not anything that Darrel could not fix or build. Darrel loved machinery, airplanes, and cars. He owned his own airplane for many years and his family enjoyed going for short trips in “Opa’s” airplane. He served in the US Army in the early 1950’s. He met his wife while he was stationed in Dexheim, West Germany. Ilse and Darrel were married in Chandler in 1956. Their marriage lasted 53 years until Ilse’s death in 2010. He is survived by his three sons, Thomas Stiles and his wife Paula, Steve Stiles and his wife Leann, and Dan Stiles; nine grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren; his brother, Richard Stiles, and his companion, Julie Kelley. Services will be held at Bueler mortuary, 14 W. Hulet Drive in Chandler, AZ on Friday, October 7. The family will be available from 9 AM to 10 AM for visiting and services will begin at 10 AM.

 

4 Comments

  • Bill and Wanda Balsley Posted October 7, 2016 1:41 PM

    So sorry to hear about Darrel’s passing. He and Ilse were cherished friends.

  • Kathy Ludington/Ritter Posted October 7, 2016 7:33 PM

    So sorry to all the Stiles family. I am very proud to have been able to grow up in the Churxh with him and the family. Now a beautiful Angel walking beside our Lord. It was a beautiful service and an honor to be part of it. RIP Darrel, you will be missed by many.

  • Roxanne Archuleta Posted October 10, 2016 10:10 AM

    Paula and family, I’m so sorry for your loss may you find comfort knowing your loved one is now resting in our good Lords Hands. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families at this very sorrowful time.

  • Mrs. Lillie Posted October 10, 2016 11:02 AM

    I’m sorry for the loss of your dear loved one, Darrel, may you find comfort in the God of all comfort, Jehovah, (2 Corinthians 1:3,4) in his word, the bible, in Psalms 34:18: Jehovah is close to the brokenhearted; He saves those who are crushed in spirit. God’s word, also says in Isaiah 25:8: He will swallow up death forever, And the sovereign Lord Jehovah will wipe away the tears from all faces….For Jehovah himself has spoken it. (Psalms 83:18; Titus 1:2) Isaiah 33:24; Revelation 21:3-5; / John 5:28,29; John 11:25,26; Acts 24:15. This is what God’s Kingdom, under Jesus Christ rulership, will accomplish in the near future for all those who love righteousness. The true God, also promises in his word, in Psalms 37:11,29:.The meek will possess the earth, And they will find exquisite delight in the abundance of peace 29: The righteous will possess the earth, And they will live forever on it.; Psalms 37:34. (New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures)

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