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Richard D Liberty

November 22, 2021


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Richard Daniel Liberty, 74, passed away November 22, 2021, at his home in Ankeny, IA. Visitation will be held from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 24, 2021 at Memorial Services of Iowa (4208 N. Ankeny Blvd) in Ankeny, IA. Funeral Service ...

James L Ruddy

November 22, 2021


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James “Jim” Leo Ruddy, 70, passed away November 22, 2021 at his home in Polk City, IA. Visitation will be held from 4:00 to 6:30 p.m. on Monday, November 29, 2021 at Memorial Services of Iowa (4208 N. Ankeny Blvd) in Ankeny, Iowa. There will b...

David L Beckmann

November 19, 2021

David (Dave) Luke Beckmann, a beloved husband, father and grandfather, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, November 19, 2021, after a very shortly known battle with cancer. He was 67. Dave Beckmann, son of John and Mary K. Beckmann, was born...

Gary P. Bagby

November 15, 2021

Gary Paul Bagby, 74, of Waukee, passed away on November 15, 2021, at his home in Waukee. A Celebration of Life will be planned in the future. Gary was born on June 12, 1947 in Des Moines. He graduated from Roosevelt High School and Drake Universit...

Anita R Davidson

November 13, 2021

Anita Rae (Landis) Davidson, 66, most recently of Ankeny, Iowa, went to be with her Lord on November 13, 2021, after an extended battle with Ovarian cancer. Funeral service will be held at Memorial Services of Iowa (4208 N. Ankeny Blvd.), 10:00 am...

Bonnie J Miller

November 11, 2021

Bonnie J. Miller, 82, of Ankeny, Iowa, passed away on November 11, 2021. Visitation will be held from 4:00 to 6:00 pm on Thursday, November 18, 2021, at Memorial Services of Iowa, 4208 N. Ankeny Blvd., Ankeny, IA  50023. Funeral will be held at 1...

Stephen D Bellville

November 11, 2021

Stephen Deloss Belleville, 65, passed away November 11, 2021 at his home in West Des Moines, IA. He was born January 8, 1956, in Des Moines, IA, to Orville Bellville and Beverly Swallow. A private memorial service will be held at Memorial Services...

Dorothy H Beckley

November 10, 2021

Dorothy “Dee” Helen Beckley, 96, of Ankeny, IA passed away peacefully on November 10, 2021. She was born September 26, 1925 in Nevada, Iowa, to Frank and Mary Elizabeth Ackerman. She graduated from Nevada High School in 1943. She lived in the Ame...

Steven J Landwehr

November 10, 2021

Steven John Landwehr, 73, of Ankeny, passed away on November 10, 2021, peacefully at his home. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, November 16, at 10:30 a.m., at Our Lady’s Immaculate Heart Church (510 E. 1st St.) in Ankeny. Visita...

Ron Fontana

November 10, 2021

Ronald Gene Fontana, 88, passed away Wednesday, November 10, 2021, at home. Ron was a lifelong resident of Ankeny. Ron was born on June 11, 1933, to Joseph and Erma (Ugulini) Fontana. A visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 17, 2021, from...

Marilyn R Wendel

November 5, 2021

Marilyn Ruth (Van Epps) Wendel, age 80, passed away on November 5, 2021. Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Monday, November 8, 2021 at Memorial Services of Iowa (4208 N. Ankeny Blvd). Funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on T...

Gerine R Corbin

October 31, 2021

On Sunday, October 31, 2021, Gerine R. Corbin received her promotion to glory as she went running into the loving arms of her Heavenly Father! Gerine’s long journey home began July 29, 1929, when she was born on her family’s farmstead in rural Mc...

Michael K. Flannery

October 31, 2021

Mike Flannery, age 67, passed away Sunday, October 31, 2021 in his home in Colfax surrounded by his family. Visitation will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, November 5, 2021 at Memorial Services of Iowa (4208 N. Ankeny Blvd.). Funeral ser...

Robin B Naylor

October 30, 2021

Robin Naylor, 63, of Ankeny, passed away Saturday, October 30, 2021 after contracting Covid-19 while recovering from emergency surgery in the hospital following a twelve-month battle with an aggressive auto-immune disorder. A visitation will be he...

Jerome Peterson

October 30, 2021

Jerome 'Jerry' Peterson, 100, passed away Saturday, October 30, 2021. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 13, at Ascension Lutheran Church in Ames. Jerome is survived by his daughter, Nancy Peterson; granddaughter, Cara ...

William Thomas Crouch

October 29, 2021

William "Bill" Thomas Crouch, 72,  went to be with the Lord on October 29th 2021. Bill was born June 13, 1949 in Des Moines, Iowa to Robert and Frances Crouch. He grew up in Mitchellville, Iowa and went to Dowling High School. He graduated fro...

Renee D. Murphy

October 21, 2021

Renee D. Murphy, 51, passed away October 21, 2021, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa. Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Monday, October 25, 2021, at Our Lady’s Immaculate Heart Catholic Church (501 E. 1st St.) ...

William Peter Jorgensen

October 18, 2021


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Surrounded by his family, William Peter Jorgensen, 85, passed away early Monday morning, October 18, 2021.  Pete, also known as “Bill”, was born on January 17, 1936, in Casey, Iowa, to Carl and Sarah Jane Jorgensen. Pete grew up in Des Moines an...

Sharon L Douglas

October 17, 2021

Sharon was lost from our lives at 85 years old, on Sunday, October 17, 2021. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Friday, October 22, 2021 at Memorial Services of Iowa (4208 N. Ankeny Blvd, Ankeny). A graveside service will be held at 2...

Jack Wheatly

October 14, 2021

Jack Wheatly passed away Oct. 14, 2021. He was born March 26, 1930 in Des Moines, Iowa.  He grew up on the east side of Des Moines and graduated from East High School. He served two years in the army. After his discharge he returned to Des Moines wh...

Timothy Dudley

October 13, 2021

Timothy Charles Dudley, 71, passed away October 13, 2021 at Mercy West Lakes in West Des Moines, Iowa. He was born October 5, 1950 to Brandon and Edna (Belville) Dudley in Barre, Vermont. Tim had a passion for hunting shared with Jerry, Rob, Evan ...

Kathleen Dolores Vanderpool

October 12, 2021

Kathleen Dolores Vanderpool, 88 years young, from Des Moines, Iowa went home to be with the Lord October 12, 2021. Dolores was born at home on the family farm in Berwick, Iowa November 12, 1932, to Elmer and Blanche Thornton and lived in Des Moine...

Michael J Hall

October 6, 2021

Michael John Hall, 67, passed away October 6, 2021. Mike was born and raised in Dubuque, Iowa. Throughout his life, Mike worked at John Deere, owned Michael’s Restaurant in Platteville, WI, worked with his parents at The Bridge restaurant, the S...

Ricardo R Faber

October 1, 2021

Ricardo “Pablo” Faber, 21, passed away as a result of a workplace accident on October 1, 2021. Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 7, 2021 at Memorial Services of Iowa (4208 N. Ankeny Blvd). Funeral service will...

Len Pallas

September 25, 2021

Len Pallas, 81, passed away September 25, 2021 at Iowa Lutheran Hospital in Des Moines, IA. He was born in Spring Ranch, NE to Joseph and Mary (Hubl) Pallas. A Celebration of Life will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, October 1, 2021 at Ankeny Fir...