October 1, 1951 –

August 8, 2014

Philip L. Kaser, 62, of Adel passed away on Friday, August 8, 2014 at the Methodist Hospital in Des Moines. A Memorial Gathering was held on Monday evening, August 11th from 4:00 to 7:00 pm at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 4114 Allison Ave in Des Moines. A Memorial Service was held on Tuesday, August 12th at 10:30 am at the church. Philip was active in Des Moines Rugby Club, Raccoon Valley Little League, Roosevelt High School Athletics and Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity at Iowa State. He was preceded in death by his parents, Donald and June Kaser, his step-father, Theodore Lovejoy, and his brother Michael.

His memory is cherished by his fiancée, Mary Lou Christianson of Adel, 2 daughters, Melissa (Jason) Shimanek of Centennial, CO, Breeana (Chris) Yockey of Lancaster, CA, and their mother Judy, 2 brothers, Peter (Carol) of Ames, Jon of Las Vegas, a sister Melinda (Bart) Watt of Germantown, TN, and 2 grandchildren, Piper & Theodore. Philip will also be dearly missed by Mary Lou’s children; her daughter, Carrie (Darren) DeMay of Shakopee. MN and her sons, Cory (Rachelle) of Grand Marais, MN, Casey (Katrina) of Adel, Courtney (Nicki) of Evergreen, CO, Charles (Erin) of Waukee, Cody of Des Moines & Carter (Angie) of Urbandale, and Mary Lou’s grandchildren, Jonathan, Payton, Jordan, Sophia, Bo, Kaisha, Kyla, Karlee, Chelsea & Colten and a sister-in-law, Sandra Kaser of Covington, OH. Memorials may be directed to the Des Moines Rugby Club Foundation. Messages of Condolences my be left for the family at