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Richard L Schuett

May 14, 2021


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Richard Leo Schuett, 69, passed away on his birthday, May 14, 2021 at his home surrounded by loving family. Visitation will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Monday, May 17, 2021 at Our Lady’s Immaculate Heart Catholic Church (510 E. 1st St.) in...

Edward J. Lynch

May 13, 2021

Edward J “Jazzman Joe” Lynch, Jr., beloved son, brother, spouse, father, grandfather, uncle, cousin and child of God, went home to the Lord on May 13, 2021 due to complications following Covid. Visitation will be held June 10, 2021 from 5:00-8...

Lynn A Hall

May 6, 2021

Lynn Alan Hall, 79, of Ankeny died peacefully at his home on May 6th, 2021. He was born June 30, 1941 in Des Moines, Iowa to Cleo and Nadine (Albaugh) Hall. Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Monday, May 10, 2021 at Memorial Se...

Rex James Barto

May 6, 2021

Rex James Barto, 57, of Dike, IA passed away on May 6th, 2021. Rex was born on February 10th, 1964 in Sioux City, Iowa. Memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 18th, 2021 at Fredsville Lutheran Church (32756 150th St in Cedar F...

Mark E. Benda

May 3, 2021


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Mark Benda, 84, of Ankeny, Iowa (formerly of Forest City) passed away peacefully on Monday, May 3, 2021, in Ankeny. A private family service will be held at Our Lady’s Immaculate Heart Church in Ankeny on Friday, May 7, 2021 at 10:30 a.m.  The ser...

Alan J. Muehlenthaler

April 28, 2021

Alan Jon Muehlenthaler, age 61, of Ankeny, IA, passed away on April 28, 2021 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center. Visitation will be from 1:00 to 2:00 PM on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at Memorial Services of Iowa (4208 N. Ankeny Blvd). A funeral service wi...

Melissa E. Berry

April 24, 2021

Melissa E. Berry, 48 of Ankeny, passed away Saturday, April 24, 2021 in her home surrounded by loved ones. Visitation will be Tuesday, April 27, 2021 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Memorial Services of Iowa (4208 N. Ankeny Blvd). The family respectful...

George E Clemons

April 22, 2021

George E. Clemons, 87, passed away peacefully surrounded by his daughter and extended family on April 22, 2021, at Ramsey Village in Des Moines, Iowa. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, April 30, 2021, at Christ the King Cat...

Patricia A Felber

April 18, 2021

Patricia (Pat) Ann Felber, 92, passed away peacefully at her home in Huxley, Iowa, on April 18, 2021. Pat was born on September 19, 1928, in Hartington, Nebraska, to Raymond and Loraine Kathol, the eldest of six siblings. She married Earl E. Felber o...

D. Wayne Zimmer

April 15, 2021


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Darwin Wayne Zimmer, 90, of Norwalk (previously of Elkhart), passed away April 15, 2021 at Edencrest at The Legacy in Norwalk, IA. He was a great man and loved by his family and friends. A visitation will be held from 10:00 am to 12:00 p.m. on Mon...

George William Shidler

April 14, 2021


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George William Shidler, 77, passed away on April 14, 2021, at his home in Ankeny, Iowa. George was born on March 2, 1944, to William and Frances (Stalcup) Shidler in Council Bluffs, Iowa.  His father being a school administrator, George grew up i...

Dr. Fred C Marsh

April 12, 2021

Dr. Fred C. Marsh passed away peacefully surrounded by the love and comfort of his family and friends on April 12, 2021 after a long battle with cancer. The family invites you to a visitation from 4 to 6 p.m. followed by a Celebration of Life star...

Robert J. Trusty

April 7, 2021

Robert J. Trusty, 79, of Des Moines, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Wednesday, April 7, 2021. A visitation will be held Monday, April 12, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church, 1230 Merle Hay Rd., Des Moines, Iowa with a fu...

Violet Horner

April 6, 2021

Violet Belle Horner, 94, of Ankeny, Iowa, entered into Heaven on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, at home under the care of Mercy Hospice. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, April 10, 2021, at Urbandale Baptist Church (6501 Aurora Ave., Urba...

Terry H Henderson

April 6, 2021

Dr. Terrance Howard Henderson, “Terry”, passed away on April 6, 2021 in Des Moines, Iowa at the age of 82. Terry was a beloved father, grandfather, brother, uncle, friend, mentor and world-traveler. He is remembered by all who knew him as a kind ...

Barbara Louise Waller

April 5, 2021

Barbara Louise Waller passed away surrounded by the love and comfort of her family on April 5, 2021. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, April 9, 2021, with visitation at 10:30 a.m., at Ankeny Memorial Funeral Home (4208 N Ankeny Bl...

Julitta Bogner

April 3, 2021

Julitta Bogner, age 93, died peacefully at Azria Health Park Place with the caring support of hospice care on April 2, 2021.  She was born in Crofton Nebraska and lived there until entering the convent after 8th grade.  She was a member of the Teac...

Larry Lee Gottula

March 29, 2021

Larry Lee Gottula transitioned from this mortal coil on March 29, 2021, at approximately 7:15 a.m. His passing set him free from the shackles of illness and the fragility of age and allowed him to enter the kingdom of heaven. While there’s little d...

Tom Shafer

March 25, 2021


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Tom Robert Shafer, 84, passed away March 25, 2021 at his home in Ankeny. He was born in Hartford, Ohio to Robert and Mary Lou (Payne) Shafer. He worked for many years as an electrical engineer for Rockwell Collins. Tom is survived by his wife, Dia...

Mark D. Willliams

March 25, 2021

Mark David Williams, 72, gently passed away on Thursday, March 25, 2021, surrounded by his family.  He was born on February 15, 1949, in Des Moines, Iowa, the son of Jack and Rosemary Williams. Growing up, Mark was embraced and loved across the A...

Marsha J Everett

March 22, 2021

Marsha Everett, age 52, of Ankeny passed away peacefully on March 22, 2021 in the comfort of her home and surrounded by her family. Marsha was born on August 13, 1968, the daughter of Bonnie Barton of Ankeny, IA and Verle (Kathy) Everett of Britt,...

Philip T. Severtson

March 22, 2021

Phillip T. Severtson, beloved father and friend to many, passed away unexpectedly on March 22, 2021 at the age of 73.  Phillip’s celebration of life will include a visitation on Monday, March 29, 2021 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm.  Funeral services will...

Betty H. Chapman

March 11, 2021

Betty Harriette (Hyler) Chapman, 76, passed away March 11, 2021 at Taylor House Hospice in Des Moines, Iowa. She was born October 17, 1944, in Des Moines, Iowa, to Forest and Corinne (Knutson) Hyler. Betty and her twin sister (stillborn) joined a lar...

James E McKinley

March 10, 2021

James Earl McKinley, 83, passed away March 10, 2021 at Mill Pond Retirement Community in Ankeny. Jim was born Oct. 6, 1937 to Gene and Martha McKinley of Chariton.  Jim graduated from Chariton High School.  He enjoyed playing the drums and serve...

Dortha D Nash

March 10, 2021

Dortha "Darlene" (Underwood) Nash, 90, passed away March 10, 2021 at Accura Healthcare in Ames, IA. She was born March 15, 1930 in Unionville, IA, to Claude and Ruby (Ridlen) Underwood. Funeral Service will be held 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 20...