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Phyllis Jane Wirth

May 6, 2018

Phyllis Jane Wirth, 83, of Colo, IA passed away on May 6, 2018, at her home with her family at her side. A memorial services will be held at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at the United Methodist Church in Colo, IA (602 4th St, Colo, IA 50056). I...

Janice Frederick

May 5, 2018

Janice Frederick, 83, of Ankeny, passed away peacefully May 5, 2018 surrounded by family after a very brief stay at Mercy Hospital. She unexpectedly passed on Cinco de Mayo due to an exacerbation of COPD. Her lungs gave up after a long battle. A vi...

Mary Maxine Anderson

May 2, 2018

Mary Maxine Worden Anderson, 99, of Ankeny, Iowa, passed into eternal life May 2, 2018 at the Suites of Ankeny. She was born May 18, 1918 to George and Mary (Watts) Worden and married Marvin A. Anderson June 25, 1938. She shared her love with her chi...

Linda Diane Hurst

May 1, 2018

Linda Diane Hurst, 62, of Ankeny passed away May 1, 2018 at Mercy Hospice in Johnston, Iowa. Services for Linda will be on Friday, May 4, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Stephen Lutheran Church in Urbandale, Iowa. Linda was born on September 17, 1955 i...

Donna Wilson

April 20, 2018

Donna Louise McClain-Stroud-Wilson was born Dec. 25th, 1939 in Lycoming, PA. She went home to her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on April 20, 2018 surrounded by her Family & Friends. Although she worked various jobs, she spent most of her life as a Hom...

Henry Aron Wall

April 14, 2018

Henry A. Wall, age 83, of Ankeny Iowa, formerly of Mt. Lake, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at the Altoona Nursing and Rehab nursing home in Altoona Iowa. Henry was born October 28, 1934 to Jacob and Sarah (Unrau) Wall in Lust...

J Edward Johnston

April 14, 2018

J Edward Johnston, 88 years, went to be with the Lord Saturday, April 14, 2018 at Trinity Center at Luther Park, Des Moines Iowa. Ed was born to Delbert Henry and Delia Susan Johnston on July 8, 1929 in Lisbon, Iowa. He grew up in the Lisbon and Ceda...

Larry "Pete" Peterson

April 10, 2018

Larry "Pete" Peterson passed away April 10, 2018 at the Taylor House with his wife and family surrounding him. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 on Monday, April 16, 2018 at the First Presbyterian Church in Grimes, IA (410 S.E. 3rd St.). A vi...

Merle Joseph Kaplan

April 7, 2018

Merle Joseph Kaplan, 83, an Iowa farm boy left to meet his Lord and Savior April 7, 2018. A funeral service will be held 10:30 a.m., Friday, April 13, 2018 at Ankeny First United Methodist Church (206 S.W. Walnut St). A visitation will be held 5:0...

Carleton Metzger, Sr.

April 6, 2018

Carleton (Carl) M. Metzger Sr., age 94 of Ankeny died on April 6, 2018 at Mercy Hospital in Des Moines, following a brief hospitalization. A visitation will be held Wednesday, April 11, 2018, from 5-7 pm at Memorial Services of Iowa, 4208 N. Ankeny B...

Cynthia Cornell

April 4, 2018

Cynthia Jean (Turner) Cornell, 59, passed away early morning Wednesday, April 4, 2018, at Iowa Lutheran Hospital in Des Moines, IA. Known as Cyndee to her many friends, she was born February 25, 1959, the daughter of Billy Dean and Carolyn Jean (D...

Gary Stephen Ternus

April 1, 2018

Gary S. Ternus was called home to our Lord April 1, 2018. Born in Manchester, Iowa on December 5, 1944, to Joseph and Katherine (Schaecher) Ternus, Gary was a wonderful, loving man who touched the lives of all who knew him. He accomplished many...

William James "Jim" Mealey

March 26, 2018

Jim Mealey, 70, of Ankeny passed away March 26, 2018. Jim was born and raised in Des Moines. He graduated from Southeast Polk high school where he was an all-star athlete, best known for football. He married his former wife, Glenda, and they moved to...

Mary Yvonne Trusty

March 18, 2018

Mary Yvonne Trusty, 86, of Ankeny passed away peacefully on Sunday March 18, 2018, surrounded by her loving family. A visitation will be held Sunday March 25, 2018, 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at Ankeny Memorial Chapel (4208 N. Ankeny Blvd) with a prayer ser...

Constance "Connie" White

March 10, 2018

Constance (Connie) Jean White, 84, died March 10, 2018 in Johnston, Iowa surrounded by family. A memorial service will be held, 2:00 p.m., Saturday, March 17, 2018 at Martina Place in Johnston. Connie was the beloved only child of H. Myrle and He...

Peter Hyman Sikes

March 8, 2018

Peter Hyman Sikes, 52, of Ankeny passed away March 8, 2018. A visitation will be held Thursday, March 15, 2018, 5:00 to 6:30p.m., with a prayer service at 6:30p.m. Peter was born November 15, 1965 in Utica, New York, 1 of 7 children. His early c...

Matthew Bachman

March 7, 2018

Matthew Bachman, age 31, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, March 7, 2018. He was a machinist at John Deere in Ankeny, Iowa in Department 39, cotton picker spindle manufacturing. Matt attended Ankeny Community Schools from 4th grade until g...

Charles Williams

March 6, 2018

Charles "Charlie" Williams, 74, of Ankeny passed away suddenly March 6, 2018 in Gilbert, AZ at one of his favorite restaurants. A funeral service will be held 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at Ankeny First United Methodist Church (206 S.W. ...

Betty June Dodge

March 4, 2018

Betty June Dodge stepped into Eternal Glory on Sunday March 4, 2018 with her daughter by her side. She is at peace in the presence of Jesus and joins her beautiful daughter, Candace, who completed her earthly journey just two weeks ago. June was bo...

Myrna Lee Nordin

February 25, 2018

Myrna Lee (Shultz) Nordin, 80, took her final journey home February 25, 2018 at Mary Greeley Medical Center in Ames, Iowa. She was surrounded by her children and grandchildren in a circle of love. A memorial service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Sunda...

Wilford Anderson

February 18, 2018

Wilford Anderson, 94, passed away on Sunday, February 18, 2018. A memorial service will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, February 24, 2018 at the United Methodist Church in Adel, Iowa. Wilford Anderson (Andy) was born in 1923 in Gilbert, Iowa. He atten...

Norma Jean Justice

February 18, 2018

Norma Jean Justice, 85, of Ankeny passed away February 18, 2018. Funeral services will be held 10:30a.m., Friday, February 23, 2018 at St. Paul Lutheran Church (1100 S.E. Sharon Dr, Ankeny) with burial to follow at Ankeny Memorial Gardens. A visita...

John Newton Javaux

February 16, 2018

John Newton Javaux, 63, entered heaven at Taylor House in Des Moines, Iowa on February 16, 2018 after a brief battle with cancer. John was born February 22, 1954 to Merle Newton and Freda Miriam (Monfort) Javaux in Caldwell, Idaho. He attended ...

Jerald Gordon Nordin

February 10, 2018

Jerald Gordon Nordin, 81, Ames, IA took his final journey home peacefully February 10, 2018 at Israel Family Hospice House, Ames, IA. A celebration of Jerald's life will be held 11:00 a.m., February 16, 2018 at Memorial Services of Iowa Funeral Ho...

Rodney John Meier

February 10, 2018

Rodney Meier, 75, of Ankeny passed away February 10, 2018. A visitation will be held 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Thursday, February 15, 2017 at Memorial Services of Iowa funeral home (4208 N. Ankeny Blvd). A private family burial will be held at a late...