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Robert Harrison

February 19, 2024

Robert Franklin Harrison, 83, of Ankeny, died Monday, February 19, 2024, as a result of complications from RSV. A visitation will be held from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. on Friday, February 23, 2024, at Memorial Services of Iowa (4208 N. Ankeny Blvd). Bu...

Dennis Daly

February 18, 2024

Dennis “Denny” George Daly, 84, of Ankeny passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by loved ones on February 18, 2024. A private funeral service was held at Our Lady’s Immaculate Heart Catholic Church on February 21, 2024. An interment ...

Marlene Wiener

February 17, 2024

Marlene Ann Wiener, 88, of Ankeny, passed away February 17, 2024. Visitation will be held from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 22, 2024, at Memorial Services of Iowa (4208 N. Ankeny Blvd.) A memorial service will follow at 5:00 p.m., also ...

Allan Miller

February 16, 2024


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Allan Miller, age 85, of Ankeny, IA passed away peacefully, February 16, 2024. In loving memory of Allan Miller, a private service will be held for the family.  Those wishing to send condolences may do so by mailing them to 2815 149th St., Urband...

Sharon Thompson

February 15, 2024

Sharon Pauline Bailey Thompson, age 83, was called to her heavenly home on February 15, 2024, to meet her Savior Jesus Christ. She died at home of pancreatic cancer while under the compassionate care of St. Croix Hospice. Visitation will be held a...

Connie Pascuzzi

February 13, 2024

Connie Lea Pascuzzi, 84, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, on Tuesday, February 13, 2024. Connie is survived by her children, Paul (Denise) Pascuzzi, Natalie Kritenbrink, and Julie (Chris) Dilley; her grandchildren, Angela, Nate, Mateo...

Shawn Skelton

February 11, 2024

Shawn P. Skelton 44, passed away unexpectedly at his home on February 11, 2024. He was born on May 16, 1979 in Sioux City, Iowa. He moved with his family to Ankeny in November of 1980. He was the son of Denny and Gin Skelton. He leaves behind his gre...

Audrey Quinn

February 8, 2024

Audrey J. Quinn, age 84, passed away February 8, 2024. A visitation will be held at Memorial Services of Iowa (4208 N. Ankeny Blvd) on Wednesday, February 14, 2024, from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m., with a prayer service at 5:30 p.m. Mass of Christian Buri...

Patricia Leonard

February 6, 2024

Our mother, Patti Leonard, sadly passed away on February 6, 2024, at the age of 82. Services will be held on Friday, February 9, 2024, at Our Lady’s Immaculate Heart Catholic Church in Ankeny (510 E. 1st St). Visitation will be from 1:30-2:30 p....

Charlotte Barvincak

February 6, 2024

Charlotte R. Barvincak, age 80, passed away February 6, 2024, at Traditions Memory Care in Newton, Iowa.    Visitation will be held from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 10, 2024, at Memorial Services of Iowa (4208 N. Ankeny Blvd) with...

Patricia L Benda

February 4, 2024

Patricia Lucille Benda, 87, passed away peacefully on February 4, 2024, in Ankeny, Iowa. Pat was born on March 26, 1936, in Waseca, Minnesota to Mahlon and Lucille (Donovan) Greeney. She married her high school sweetheart, Mark, on October 22, 1955, ...

Margie Husmann

January 27, 2024

Margie (Smiley) Husmann, 95, died on January 27, 2024. Born and raised in Boone, Margie graduated from Boone High School in 1946. In 1951, she was baptized as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses and dedicated her life to joyfully sharing her faith in the Tr...

Thomas Davidson

January 27, 2024

Tom Davidson, 71, of Ankeny, IA, passed away on January 27, 2024, surrounded by family. Funeral services will be held at Memorial Services of Iowa (4208 N. Ankeny Blvd., Ankeny, IA) Friday, February 9, 2024. Visitation with family present will beg...

Suzanne Moeller

January 27, 2024

Suzanne Moeller of Polk City, Iowa, passed away at home January 27, 2024. Suzanne will be cremated and a celebration of life will be held Saturday, March 9, 2024, from 1-4p at Rise and Grind in Gibbon, Nebraska. Suzanne was born in Hastings, Ne...

Rodger Thompson

January 23, 2024


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Rodger Wayne Thompson, of Ames, died Tuesday, January 23, 2024, at the age of 74 at The Israel Family Hospice House in Ames. A visitation will be held from 4:00pm to 6:00pm, Tuesday, January 30, 2024, at Bethesda Lutheran Church (1517 Northwestern...

Bradlee Baker

January 21, 2024

Bradlee James Baker, 33 of Ankeny, Iowa unexpectedly passed away on January 21, 2024. A visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, January 26, 2024, at Memorial Services of Iowa (4208 N. Ankeny Blvd) with a short service beginning a...

Linda Gatz

January 21, 2024

Linda Kay Gatz, 76, passed away on January 21, 2024. Linda was born in Hot Springs, South Dakota, on December 9, 1947, to Evelyn and Gorman Kollars. A funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 25, 2024, at Memorial Services of...

Betty Hoeksema

January 21, 2024

Former Ankeny and Des Moines resident Betty Hoeksema, age 94, passed January 21, 2024, in Rochester, MI. Visitation will be held at 10:00 a.m. and funeral at 11:00 on February 3, 2024, at Memorial Services of Iowa, 4208 North Ankeny Blvd., Ankeny,...

Stephen Liker

January 17, 2024

Stephen Nicholas Liker, 66, passed away on January 17, 2024. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 24, 2024, at Lutheran Church of Hope in Ankeny (520 NW 36th St.) with visitation one hour prior to service time. Ste...

Kelly Duncan

January 11, 2024

On January 11, 2024, Kelly Duncan was called home to be with the Lord. A visitation will be held on January 18, 2024, at Saylorville Church (6429 NW 6th Dr.) in Des Moines, Iowa, at 9 a.m. A celebration of Kelly’s life will follow at 10:30 a.m. ...

Rev. Dan L. Merchant

January 10, 2024


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Reverend Dan L. Merchant passed away peacefully on the afternoon of January 10, 2024, after a long battle with Parkinson’s. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, January 15, 2023, at Memorial Services of Iowa (4208 N. Ankeny Bl...

DeWayne Ehler

January 4, 2024


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DeWayne Ehler died on January 4, 2024, in Des Moines, Iowa. A memorial service will take place at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Ankeny, Iowa, on February 24, 2024, at 11am with a visitation at 10am and a lunch served afterwards.  A short graves...

Wanda Smith

January 3, 2024

Wanda Smith, age 86, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 3, 2024, surrounded by family. She loved life, loved God, loved to be with people and knew no strangers. She was always willing to give a little advice to anyone she met. Wanda wa...

Tawnya Rickard

January 3, 2024

Tawnya Julene Rickard, 47, of Des Moines, peacefully passed away with her daughters and family by her side on Wednesday, January 3, 2024, into the loving arms of Jesus Christ. A visitation will be held in her honor at Memorial Services of Iowa (42...

Autumn Smith

January 3, 2024

Our hearts ache as we share that the light Autumn brought into this world beginning July 20, 2001, left this earth and rose to the sky as she passed from this world to the next on the afternoon of January 3, 2024. A visitation with family greeting...