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Terri Bellville

November 25, 2017

Terri Bellville, 62, of Des Moines, Iowa, passed away peacefully at her home on Saturday, November 25, 2017, after a long and courageous struggle with Multiple Sclerosis. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m., Thursday, November 30, 2017 at Memorial S...

Karen Adams

November 20, 2017

Karen Adams, 76, of Ankeny passed away Nov. 20, 2017 at Mercy hospice in Johnston, with her family by her side. At her request, a formal service will not be held. A visitation will be held 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., Friday, Nov. 24th, at Memorial S...

Shirley Ann Ware

November 19, 2017

Shirley Ann Ware passed away November 19, 2017 after a 4 year battle with Lewy Body Dementia. Visitation will be held 5 to 7:00 p.m., Fri., Nov. 24th at Memorial Services of Iowa funeral home. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday also at t...

James T Severson

November 13, 2017

James T. Severson won his war with cancer. His family surrounded him as he left the battlefield to meet Jesus on November 13, 2017. He was 57. Jim took great care of the body God gave him; he did not deserve appendix cancer and remained courageous th...

Wilma Barbara

November 10, 2017

Wilma Barbara Graber Roth Leichty, 80, died peacefully surrounded by family on Friday, November 10, 2017 at Sunny View Care Center, Ankeny, Iowa. A celebration of life service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 2, 2017, at the Wayland Me...

Susan Kay Nelson

November 6, 2017

Susan Nelson, 73, of Ankeny passed away November 6, 2017. Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m., Thursday, November 9th at Ankeny Presbyterian Church (317 S.E. Trilein Dr). A visitation will be held 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 8th at Memo...

William "Bill" Blunk

November 3, 2017

Bill Blunk, 85 entered heaven November 3, 2017. Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at Ankeny Baptist Church (2842 S.W. 3rd St). A visitation will be held 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 7th at Memorial Servi...

Michael James Monaghan

October 18, 2017

Michael J. Monaghan, 68 of Ankeny passed away October 18th 2017. He is survived by his wife Becky of 47 years, his two sons and their spouses: Adam and Tammy, and Lucas and Carol-Ann, his grandchildren and great grandchildren; a brother Andy (Vicki) ...

Mike Zelinsky

October 16, 2017

Gary "Mike" Zelinsky, 67 of Des Moines passed away peacefully surrounded by family Monday October 16, 2017. A celebration of life will be held Monday October 23rd, 2017 from 4-7pm at The VFW Post 9662, 1309 N.E. 66th Ave. Des Moines. Mike was bor...

Mary Ann Ash

October 13, 2017

Mary Ann Ash, 82, passed away peacefully at the Israel Hospice House October 13, 2017 with her children at her side. A Funeral service will be held 11 a.m., Tuesday, October 17th at the Ankeny First United Methodist Church (206 S.W. Walnut Street, ...

Lawrence R Gray

October 9, 2017

Dr. Lawrence R. Gray, 87, passed away peacefully on Monday, October 9, 2017 in The Villages, Florida. Larry was born to Lois Milligan and Lester Gray on January 26, 1930, in Rock Island, IL. He graduated from Aledo High School and Monmouth College...

Celeste Williams

October 6, 2017

Celeste Williams, 90, of Ankeny passed away October 6, 2017. Funeral Services will be held 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at Memorial Services of Iowa funeral home (4208 N. Ankeny Blvd). A visitation will be held 1 hour prior to the service...

Jessica Elizabeth Stout

October 4, 2017

Jessica Elizabeth Stout, 24, of Ankeny passed away unexpectedly on October 4, 2017. A visitation will be held 4 – 6:00 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 8th at Memorial Services of Iowa Funeral Home (4208 N. Ankeny Blvd.). A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at...

Jeffery Garland Edgington

October 4, 2017

Jeff Edgington, 58, of Ankeny was called home to Glory October 4, 2017. Jeffery was born on July 11, 1959 to Claire and Betty (Ackelson) Edgington in Des Moines, Iowa. He grew up in Ankeny, Iowa. On May 1, 1983 Jeff was united in marriage to the lo...

Ingrid Ann Jensen

September 30, 2017

Ingrid Ann Jensen, 94, of Des Moines, IA passed away peacefully at home on September 30, 2017. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, October 3 at Central Presbyterian Church in Des Moines. A visitation will be held one hour prior to th...

Ilene R Scholes

September 22, 2017

Ilene Scholes, 102, of Ankeny passed away September 22, 2017. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at Memorial Services of Iowa funeral home. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Ilene was a ...

Roger Edward Steinkamp

September 21, 2017

Roger E. Steinkamp, 89, of Ankeny passed away September 21, 2017, with his family by his side. A Funeral will be held 10:30 a.m., Monday, September 25th at Memorial Services of Iowa funeral home (4208 N Ankeny Blvd). A visitation will be held 4 –...

Jo Ann Bidler

September 20, 2017

Jo Ann Hildreth was born in Des Moines, Iowa. She graduated from Ankeny High School in 1959. She went on to marry Jerry Bidler in 1960. She worked many different jobs, Davis equipment and Perishable Distributors of Iowa was the two she was at the lon...

Gerald Lee Mass

September 13, 2017

Gerald Lee (Jerry) Mass passed away peacefully on September 13, 2017 at his home in Madrid, Iowa. Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m., Saturday, September 16, 2017 at St. John's Lutheran Church (104 S. Market St. Madrid, Iowa). A visitation wi...

Margaret Ann Thornton

September 6, 2017

Margaret Ann Thornton, 82, of Ankeny entered eternal rest September 6, 2017. A visitation will be held 5 – 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 12th at Memorial Services of Iowa funeral home (4208 N Ankeny Blvd), with a prayer service to follow at 7:00. Bur...

Herman Joseph Nagel

September 3, 2017

Herman J. Nagel, 80, of Ankeny went to be with his Lord September 3, 2017, with his loving family by his side. A funeral mass will be held 10:30 a.m., Friday, September 8, 2017 at Our Lady's Immaculate Heart Catholic Church. A visitation will be he...

Donald Dean Schmitt

August 25, 2017

Donald Dean Schmitt, 92, of Pleasant Hill passed away August 25, 2017 surrounded by his family at Iowa Lutheran Hospital. Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at Resurrection Lutheran Church, in Ankeny (914 NW Ash Dr...

Wilbur John Davison

August 24, 2017

A Memorial Service for Wilbur J. Davison will be held this Friday, September 22, 2017, 10:30am at the Ankeny First United Methodist Church, 206 SW Walnut St, Ankeny, IA. Interment of the cremains will follow at Powers-Warren Cemetery near Runnells, I...

Larry Lynn Clark

August 14, 2017

Larry Lynn Clark 76, Des Moines, Iowa died peacefully at Taylor House August 14th. Per Larry's wishes, no funeral will be held. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Born July 24, 1941 to Richard Clark and Alice Robinson, Larry was ...

David Van Zee

August 8, 2017

David Van Zee, 68, of Ankeny was called home on August 8, 2017. Funeral Services will be held 10:30 AM Saturday August 12, 2017 at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Ankeny. A visitation will be held 6:00-8:00 PM Friday August 11, 2017, also at the ch...