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James H Bowen

September 20, 2021

A Celebration of Life with time of sharing for James Bowen will be held from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM on Saturday, September 25, 2021 at Memorial Services of Iowa (4208 N. Ankeny Blvd). James (Jim) Horton Bowen was born in Mason City on June 16, 1940, a...

Neala Joan Allie

September 19, 2021

Neala Joan (McFadden) Allie passed away on September 19, 2021 at home in Huxley after a brave fight with cancer and Alzheimer’s. She was born September 28, 1942 in Des Moines, IA, to Robert and Bonnie McFadden. She was married October 18, 1963 t...

Clair L Wepel

September 16, 2021

Clair LaVerne Wepel, 86, of Eagle Grove, formerly of Ankeny, passed away peacefully at Trinity Regional Medical Center in Fort Dodge on September 16, 2021. Visitation will be held from 4 to 6 p.m., Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at Memorial Services ...

Scott Mooi

September 11, 2021

Scott Mooi, 50, died on September 11, 2021, in Philadelphia, PA after a lengthy illness. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m., Monday, September 20, 2021 at Prairie Ridge Church (825 NW 36th St.). Funeral service will be at 1 p.m., Tuesday, Septe...

Mark Schmidt

September 11, 2021

Forever in our hearts as a man of wit, Mark Schmidt was a man who loved family, faith, and fishing. Visitation will be held from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 16, 2021 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church (460 NW Washington Ave., Elkhart, I...

Hunter Anthony Hartsook

September 10, 2021

Hunter Anthony Hartsook, with home residences in Ankeny and Des Moines, Iowa was born in the early morning hours of October 3, 2001 to Angee (Wilson, Hartsook) and Tony Hartsook at Mercy Hospital in Des Moines. He departed us on Sept 10, 2021. At the...

Julie Kjolhede

September 8, 2021

Julie Kjolhede Steffen of Ankeny, Iowa left this world on September 8, 2021. Julie was born in Buena Vista County, Iowa on December 3, 1957, the youngest of 3 children. She grew up on the family dairy farm north of Alta, Iowa. Graduated from Alta ...

Linn R Hayden

September 7, 2021

After a courageous two-year battle with cancer, Linn Hayden of Ankeny passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 7, 2021, surrounded by her family. Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., Friday, September 10, 2021 at St. Paul Lutheran C...

Michelle Kathleen Williams

September 6, 2021

Michelle Kathleen Williams, 71, of Ankeny died Monday, September 6, 2021. A rosary will be prayed at 4:30 p.m. at Our Lady’s Immaculate Heart Catholic Church in Ankeny, IA, followed by a visitation from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, Septe...

Dr. Richard W Houg

August 31, 2021

Dr. Richard Wayne Houg, 76, of Ankeny, Iowa, entered his wonderful Savior’s presence on Tuesday, August 31, 2021, at Methodist Hospital due to complications of Covid-19. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, September 3, 2021, at Ankeny Ba...

Charlotte Ester Bjorgo

August 29, 2021

Charlotte Ester Bjorgo, 96, formerly of Ankeny passed away on August 29, 2021 in Iowa City. Charlotte was born on March 18, 1925, to Vito and Martha Ciavarellie in Clarksville, IA. She married Harold Bjorgo on January ,1 1944. Charlotte is surv...

Elvera M Pries

August 28, 2021

Elvera Pries, 92, passed away on August 28, 2021. Vera was born in Polk, Nebraska, the daughter of Karl and Louise Axberg. In 1955, she married Vern Pries at the Little Brown Church in Nashua. Since then, they made their home in Marshalltown, shar...

Marlene J Wilharm

August 27, 2021

Marlene Joan Wilharm, 83, passed away peacefully at Polk City Nursing and Rehab on August 27, 2021 surrounded by her loving family. Visitation will take place at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, September 10, 2021, at Memorial Services of Iowa (4208 N. Anken...

Leona E Suedmeier

August 24, 2021

Leona Elizabeth Suedmeier, 93, of Ankeny IA went to her heavenly home on August 24, 2021 with her daughters by her side. Visitation will be held from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m., Sunday August 29, 2021 at Memorial Services of Iowa (4208 N. Ankeny Blvd). Fun...

Judith D. Soroka

August 23, 2021

Judith  D. (Buyers) Soroka, age 77, passed away peacefully at Mercy hospital on August 23, 2021, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Des Moines on December 11, 1943, the daughter of  Berard and Dorothy Byers. Judy was a graduate fro...

Ralph L Shanks

August 19, 2021

Ralph Lavern Shanks, 88, was called home on August 19, 2021, after a lengthy battle with kidney disease. A graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, August 26, 2021 at Chariton Cemetery. Ralph Sr. and Opal Shanks welcomed Ralph in...

Dwight O Bagby

August 14, 2021

Dwight O. Bagby “Colonel” of Elkhart, IA, died Saturday, August 14, 2021 peacefully in his home. Dwight was born in Des Moines, IA on May 27, 1954 to Henry and Bessie Bagby. He worked for Midwest Sprinkler System for 30-plus years. He was acti...

Dr. James H McNamee

August 11, 2021

Dr. James Harold McNamee, 87, went to be with the Lord on August 11, 2021. Visitation will be held from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 21, 2021 at Memorial Services of Iowa (4208 N. Ankeny Blvd.) with a memorial service immediately followin...

MaeDeane Frisk

August 9, 2021

Mae Deane was born February 14, 1926 in New Virginia, Iowa to Thomas and Murl Blair. Her family moved to the Ankeny area in 1938. Mae Deane graduated from Ankeny High School in 1943 where she played on the first Iowa Girls State Tournament Basketball...

Marquita Schmitz

August 7, 2021

Marquita R. (Quijano) Schmitz, 82, died of cancer August 7, 2021 in Des Moines, IA. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., August 13, 2021 at The Abbey at Glendale Cemetery (4909 University Ave, Des Moines) with interment of ashes immediately follow...

John J Reilly

August 7, 2021

John J. Reilly, 78, of Ankeny, passed away August 7, 2021, surrounded by his family. John was born February 20, 1943, in Dubuque, Iowa to Edward and Doris Reilly. Visitation will be held on Sunday, August 15, 2021 at Memorial Services of Iowa, 420...

Craig A Schmidt

August 5, 2021

On Thursday, August 5, 2021, Craig Schmidt, loving husband, father, grandfather, son and brother passed away at the age of 66. Visitation will be held from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m., Monday, August 9, 2021 at Memorial Services of Iowa (4208 N. Ankeny Blvd...

Doris Marie Broshar

August 5, 2021

Doris Marie Broshar, age 83, passed away peacefully in her sleep on the morning of August 5th, 2021 at Bishop Drumm in Johnston, Iowa. A visitation will be 10:00 a.m.-12:oo p.m., Monday, August 9th at Memorial Services of Iowa Funeral Home (4208 N...

Robert J Miller

August 5, 2021

Robert Jon Miller, 56, of Des Moines, IA died Thursday, August 5, 2021, after a brief battle with heart failure Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. with a prayer service at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 11, 2021 at Memorial Services of...

Pamela S Rose

August 5, 2021

Pamela Rose died surrounded by immediate family on Wednesday, August 5, 2021 from complications following heart surgery. She was 78 years old. Pam was born in Kansas City, Kansas, on November 11, 1942. She spent her childhood in Kansas City, Kansa...