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Service Details

Visitation:

Sunday, February 11, 2018
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hamilton's near Highland Memory Gardens
121 NW 60th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa

Service:

Sunday, February 11, 2018
12:00 pm
Hamilton's near Highland Memory Gardens
121 NW 60th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa

Disposition:

Cremation following services

Arrangements:

Hamilton's near Highland Memory Gardens
121 NW 60th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50313
(515) 289-2442

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Michael "Wiggs" Maddux

Michael E. Maddux, 64, passed away February 4, 2018, at Mercy Hospice in Johnston, Iowa. He was born August 29, 1953, to Herbert and Beverly Maddux.

Michael worked for 30 years at John Deere Des Moines Works in addition to buying and selling vehicles on the side. He was a proud member of UAW Local 450 where he held various positions. Michael was also a member of the Mason’s Lodge, ZaGaZig Shrine and Scottish Rite.

Michael is survived by his children, Mindy (Shane) Nelson and Derek (Jessica) Maddux; grandchildren, Lexi, Kylie, Kody Nelson, and baby boy Maddux due in May; siblings, Curt, Becky, and Ricky; the mother of his children, Carol; as well as other loving family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 11, 2018, at Hamilton’s near Highland Memory Gardens, with visitation from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Condolences may be expressed online at:
www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com