Michael Charles Linnell, 63, of Des Moines, was led by the angels to the arms of Jesus on May 31, 2014, at Mercy Hospital in Des Moines.
He was born on Nov. 30, 1950, in Cedar Rapids, son of Charles and Dorothy Linnell.
Survivors include his wife Carrol of Des Moines, son Charles (Sheila) of and grandson Gavin of Sterling, Virginia; brothers Jack (Sue) Linnell, Andy (Sarah) Linnell and Pat Linnell; and sister Doreen (Terry) Skilling.
He is proceeded in death by his father Charles Linnell, grandparents John and Ceila Kessler and Walter and Marie Linnell.
When Mike was young he was very active in Boy Scouts, attended Solon schools, loved to read and had a large collection of books and worked at Ruan Company for many years.
He will be deeply missed by all of his friends and family.