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Shirley A. Muehlenthaler

December 1, 2022

Shirley Ann Muehlenthaler, 88, passed away December 1, 2022. Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 6, 2022, at Memorial Services of Iowa (4208 N. Ankeny Blvd, Ankeny). A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on W...

John V. Flemming

November 26, 2022


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John Vernon Flemming, of Ankeny, Iowa passed away at Bishop Drumm Care Center in Johnston, Iowa on November 26, 2022, just eight days before his 88th birthday. Visitation will be held at Our Lady’s Immaculate Heart Catholic Church (510 E. 1st St...

James T. Stark

November 23, 2022

James, “Jim” Timothy Stark, 93, of West Des Moines passed away peacefully on November 23, 2022. A visitation will be held for Jim, November 30, 2022 from 9:30 -11:00 a.m. at St. Augustin Catholic Church (545 42nd Street, Des Moines), of which ...

John G. Erickson

November 18, 2022

John Gilbert Erickson, 79, passed away at his home in Polk City on November 18, 2022. He was with his beloved wife of 35 years, Carolyn. Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Monday, November 21, 2022, at Memorial Services of Iowa (420...

Sandi J. Ryan

November 18, 2022

Sandra Jean Ryan was born June 9, 1951, to Harry and Wilma Sutherland (Chitty) at Mary Greeley Hospital in Ames, IA. Less than two years later, cancer would make its first attempt on her life, but with great effort by those at the University of Iowa ...

Lisa J. Newton

November 17, 2022

Lisa Jean (Krohn) Newton, 66, passed away November 17, 2022, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines, IA.   A memorial service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, December 2, 2022, at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church (517 SW Des Moines St., An...

Tad L. Leverenz

October 31, 2022

Tad Leslie Leverenz passed away peaceful with family by her side Monday, October 31, 2022, at the age of 69. A Celebration of Life will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 3, 2022, at Memorial Services of Iowa (4208 N. Ankeny Blvd...

Holly J. Schoenrock

October 29, 2022

Holly Jean (Giffin) Schoenrock, 82, passed away on October 29, 2022. She was born on December 25, 1939, in Pipestone County, Minnesota to Floyd and Gladys (Rue) Giffin, the seventh of nine children. She attended country schools in Pipestone County an...

Jeffrey N. Mitchell

October 28, 2022

Jeff Mitchell, 73, passed away Friday, October 28, 2022, at Glen Oaks Alzheimer’s Special Care Center, where he received extraordinary care during his final three months of life. Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Novem...

Anunziatina Battani

October 26, 2022

Anunziatina “Tina” Battani, age 98, of Ankeny, passed away peacefully on October 26, 2022, at Kavanagh House in Des Moines. Visitation will be held from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. on Friday, November 4, 2022, at Our Lady’s Immaculate Heart Catholic C...

Kenneth J. Stalder

October 24, 2022

Kenneth Joseph Stalder, 59, of Huxley, Iowa, passed away unexpectedly and peacefully October 24, 2022 at home with his beloved dog, Chocolate, by his side. Visitation will be held from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 30, 2022, at Grace Evange...

Charles R. Edmondson

October 24, 2022


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Charles “Chuck” Edmondson, 83, of Ankeny, passed away on October 24, 2022. Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, October 28, 2022 at Ankeny Presbyterian Church (317 SE Trilein Dr). A funeral service will be held at 10:00 a....

Joanne A. Hartley

October 23, 2022

Joanne Audrey Hartley, 93 of Ankeny died on Sunday, October 23rd, 2022, at Bridges of Ankeny. Visitation will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday October 29, 2022, with a funeral service following at 2:00 p.m. at Memorial Services of Iowa (4208 N Ank...

Richard A. DeReus

October 21, 2022

Richard Alan DeReus, 42, of Ankeny, IA, passed away October 21, 2022. Visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 26, 2022, at Memorial Services of Iowa (4208 N. Ankeny Blvd). A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. ...

James R. Foth, Sr.

October 21, 2022


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James Richard Foth, Sr., 78, passed away October 21, 2022. Visitation will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 2, 2022, at Memorial Services of Iowa (4208 N. Ankeny Blvd). A funeral service will follow the visitation at 12...

Anthony J. Caponigro

October 16, 2022


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Anthony “Tony” John Caponigro of Ankeny, IA, passed away on October 16, 2022, surrounded by his loved ones. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, October 19, 2022, at Memorial Services of Iowa, 4208 N. Ankeny Blvd, Ankeny, IA 500...

David L. Chilton

October 15, 2022


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On Saturday, October 15, 2022, David Lester Chilton, 79, loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather was received into the presence of the Lord. David was born August 21, 1943, in Corydon, Iowa. He grew up on a farm in Southern Iowa...

James L. Johnson

October 5, 2022

James “Jim” Lowell Johnson, passed peacefully in his sleep on October 5, 2022. Jim was 82 years old. He leaves behind two children, four grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. He was greatly loved and will be missed by all. A Celebration...

John D. Burchett

October 2, 2022

John Dean Burchett, 61, of Ankeny, IA, passed away peacefully in his sleep on October 2, 2022. A Celebration of Life will be held Thursday, October 6, 2022, beginning at 5:00 p.m. at the American Legion Post 232 (114 W. Broadway St.) in Polk City,...

Jason G. Larson

October 2, 2022

Jason Gordon Larson, 47, of Ankeny, Iowa passed away on Sunday, October 2, 2022. Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 6, 2022, at Memorial Services of Iowa (4208 N. Ankeny Blvd.). A memorial service will be held at 10:...

Hang Myo

September 29, 2022

Hang Myo passed away September 29, 2022 at his home. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, October 7, 2022, at Memorial Services of Iowa (4208 N. Ankeny Blvd). Visitation will be held an hour prior to the service at 1:00 p.m. Buri...

Beverly A. Echtenkamp

September 29, 2022

Beverly “Bev” Ann Echtenkamp, 90, loving mother of three, and adoring wife to late husband, Merlin, passed away peacefully at home on September 29, 2022.    Bev was born on her family farm near Decatur, Nebraska on September 18, 1932, the six...

Angela R. Skinner

September 28, 2022

A graveside service for Angela Renee Skinner, 56, who passed away Wednesday, September 28, 2022, will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 4, 2022 at Berwick Cemetery (NW 62nd Ave & NE Berwick Dr, Berwick) with a celebration of life to follow...

Jo Anne B. Anselme

September 28, 2022

Jo Anne Beverly Anselme, 74, passed away September 28, 2022 at Ramsey Village in Des Moines. A visitation will be held from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. on Monday, October 3, 2022, at Memorial Services of Iowa (4208 N. Ankeny Blvd). A graveside service will...

Phyllis A. Martens

September 24, 2022

Phyllis Arlene (Buche) Martens passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 24, 2022 at Madrid Home in Madrid, IA. A visitation will be held from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 13, 2022, at the Sheldahl Cabin (107 E. Hubbell St., Sheldahl,...