Gregory J. Artis

Gregory J. Artis


Gregory J Artis, 63 passed away peacefully on Saturday March 8, 2014 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center with his loving wife Susie by his side.

Greg was born in Des Moines, Iowa on June 27, 1950 to Paul and Marjorie Artis. Greg attended Valley High School. On December 31, 2000 he married the love of his life Susie. Together they made their home in Urbandale.

Greg was the picture of hard-work, dedication and loyalty. For 34 years he worked a long side his family at Artis Furniture. As a second career, he went to work at Big Barn Harley Davidson: there he sold his passion for motorcycles. After his retirement he was a dedicated caregiver to his father, Paul. Along with a love of riding he enjoyed spending time hunting and golfing. Above all he loved spending time with his best friend and wife, Susie; companion Harley and the countless people who had the honor of calling him friend/family.

Greg is survived by his wife Susie; Father, Paul; Brother Bill (Patty) and niece and nephews Billy Jr, Beth and Jay of Des Moines. He was preceded in death by his mother Marjorie.

Memorial services will be held at 3:00 Thursday March 13, 2014 at Dunn's Funeral Home 2121 Grand Avenue, in Des Moines. The family will greet friends from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm prior to service time.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be directed the or Kennybrook Village in Grimes, IA.

The open road is calling; Ride Free…


Funeral Home

Dunn's Funeral Home
2121 Grand Ave Des Moines, IA 50312
(515) 244-2121

Published in Des Moines Register from Mar. 11 to Mar. 13, 2014