Rev. Karen E. Merrill


Rev. Karen E. Merrill passed away on Tuesday, October 8, 2019.
Services will be held at 10:30 am on Saturday, October 12th at Grace United Methodist Church, 3700 Cottage Grove Avenue, Des Moines.  Visitation will be prior to the service beginning at 9:00 am.
Rev. Merrill served at Faith Parish:  Farragut-Summit-Locust Grove-Riverton; North English-Millersburg-South English Union; Mount Union-Wesley Chapel; Plainfield-Frederika; Monroe and Des Moines, Marquisville-Des Moines, Christ. She retired in 2009.
Survivors include her daughters: Beth Miner of Des Moines, IA and Debbie Merrill of Johnston, IA. Iles Funeral Homes’ website is
Memorials may be given to the American Diabetes Association or Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. 

Bishop Haller and the Cabinet – October 9, 2019