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Clyde Seago

December 24, 2022

Clyde Seago passed on Christmas Eve, December 24, 2022 with his family by his side. A visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 28, 2023 at Memorial Services of Iowa (4208 N. Ankeny Blvd). Clyde was born in Atla...

Michael E. Butler

December 22, 2022

Mike Butler, of Johnston, passed away on December 22, 2022 from complications due to metastatic melanoma. He was 84 years old. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 14, 2023, at St. Mary’s of Nazareth Catholic Chu...

Donald E. Borcherding, Jr.

December 19, 2022

Donald Edward Borcherding Jr. went to be with his heavenly father on Monday, December 19, 2022 after a vehicle accident. A visitation will be held 4:30-6:30 pm, Wednesday, December 28, 2022. A funeral will be 11am, Thursday, December 29, 2022.  B...

Kim R. Pfaltzgraff

December 16, 2022

Kimberly Rae Pfaltzgraff, 64, of Ankeny gained her angel wings on December 16, 2022 after a 12-year courageous battle with cancer. She was surrounded with love and peace by her family as she was welcomed into the gates of Heaven. Visitation will b...

William R. Mitchell, Sr.

December 13, 2022


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William Richard Mitchell, 91, passed away December 13, 2022 in Ankeny, Iowa. He was born December 17, 1930 to Frank and Inez Mitchell in their Knoxville, Iowa home. He served two tours in the Navy in non-combat areas on the USS Hollister DD-788 an...

Curtis G Wells

December 13, 2022


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Curtis Guy Wells passed away on December 13, 2022. He was born in Des Moines, Iowa on September 30, 1959. He was baptized as both Methodist and Nazarene. Curtis was an Eagle Scout who later served his country in the U.S. Army as a Combat Engineer for...

Mark Beenken

December 10, 2022

Mark Beenken, 66, formerly of Webster City, Iowa, passed away December 10, 2022, at his home in Ankeny, surrounded by family and friends. He lost his two-year, brave battle with an aggressive bone cancer. Mark was born January 29, 1956. He graduat...

Edna A Riewer

December 8, 2022

Edna Anna (Blum) Riewer, 87, died peacefully Thursday, December 8, 2022. Visitation will be held from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. on Monday, December 12, 2022, at Memorial Services of Iowa (4208 N. Ankeny Blvd.) with a Rosary at 3:30 p.m. prior to visitation....

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...