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Joyce Elaine Lundstrom

August 17, 2016

Joyce E. Lundstrom, 84, of Ankeny died peacefully, August 17, 2016. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m., August 23, 2016 at Memorial Services of Iowa chapel (4208 N Ankeny Blvd). A visitation will be held 5 to 7:00 p.m., Monday, August 22, als...

Mildred "Millie" Matijevich

August 9, 2016

Mildred Louise Matijevich, 87, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on Saturday, April 9, 2016. A memorial service will be held 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at Memorial Services of Iowa Funeral Chapel (4208 N. Ankeny Blvd). ...

Nancy Jo Waugh

July 25, 2016

Nancy Jo Waugh, 72, passed away Monday, July 25, 2016 at Arbor Springs in West Des Moines, of complications related to Alzheimer's disease. A funeral service will be held 10:30 a.m., Friday, July 29, 2016 at Memorial Services of Iowa funeral home (...

Sandra Marie Keplinger

July 21, 2016

Sandra Marie Keplinger quietly passed away Wednesday morning, July 20, 2016, surrounded by her spiritual friends and family. Born December 19, 1940, Sandy is survived by her two brothers, Wayne (Karen) Keplinger of Golden Valley, Minnesota and Jim (K...

Richard "Slick" Lee Grant

July 13, 2016

Richard Lee "Slick" Grant, 68, passed away at Taylor House, June 13, 2016. There will be no funeral services per his request. Slick was born Sept. 2, 1947 to Ross & Bette Grant. He was a 1966 ALHS graduate & went on to be an electrician for 47 ye...

William "Bill" Peterson

July 7, 2016

William Norman Peterson, 76, of Ankeny, Iowa passed away at the Sunny View Care Center on July 7, 2016 surrounded by his family. Bill was born on July 26, 1939 in Storm Lake to W. Norman and Ann (Jones) Peterson. He graduated from Providence High ...

Salvador Martinez Carreon

July 2, 2016

Salvador Martinez Carreon, 79, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on July 2, 2016 in his home. Memorial visitation will be held from 6pm to 8pm on Tuesday, July 5 at Memorial Services of Iowa. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday a...

Randall & Betty Hirsch

June 30, 2016

Randall Hirsch, 83, of Ankeny passed away June 29, 2016, after a 4 year battle with cancer, and his wife Betty Hirsch, 86, passed away unexpectedly June 30, 2016. A joint memorial service will be held for them, 11:00 a.m., July 8, 2016, at Ankeny F...

Brenda Kay Hutt

June 23, 2016

Brenda Kay Hutt, 72, passed away Thursday, June 23, 2016, at Mercy Hospital surrounded by family. Brenda was born in Searcy, AR, to William and Alice Howell on October 30, 1943. As a toddler, her family moved to Pontiac, MI, where she resided unti...

Christa May Schipper

June 14, 2016

Christa was born in Des Moines, Iowa and graduated from Newton High School. Her life was cut short, but her love for her children will keep living through them for many years to come. She left her love for life in all that she did, and everyone s...

Garry Eugene Meyer

May 31, 2016

Garry Eugene Meyer, 72, of Des Moines passed away May 31, 2016. A memorial service will be held 10:30 a.m., Saturday, June 4, 2016 at the Ankeny Memorial Chapel (4208 N. Ankeny Blvd). Garry was born June 24, 1943 in Jacksonville, Florida. He se...

Carol Lee Ahn

May 30, 2016

Carol Lee Ahn, 65, passed away May 30, 2016 at Taylor House in Des Moines. Burial will be held at a later date, and per her request no services will be held. Carol was born October 12, 1950 to Fred and Wilma June West. She married James Ahn Febru...

Darrell Dean Eilander

May 17, 2016

Darrell Dean Eilander, 81, of Ankeny, was called home on May 17, 2016, due to complications of a cardiac arrest. Celebration of life will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, May 21, 2016, at Ankeny First United Methodist Church, where he had been a me...

Martin Thomas Puhr

May 14, 2016

Martin "Marty" Puhr, 67, of Ankeny passed away May 14, 2016 at his home, surrounded by family. A memorial service will be held 3:00 p.m., Saturday May 21, 2016, at Memorial Services of Iowa Chapel (4208 North Ankeny Blvd). A visitation will be held...

Francis "Franny" Johnson

May 13, 2016

Francis "Franny" Johnson, 85, of Ankeny passed away May 13, 2016, at Mercy Hospice in Johnston, after a lengthy illness. A memorial service will be held 11:00 a.m., Wednesday May 18, 2016, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Ankeny. Graveside servic...

Marlow Scott Cowan

May 12, 2016

Marlow Scott Cowan, God's faithful servant, was welcomed joyfully home by his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ Thurs. May 12, 2016. Please join us for a celebration of Marlow's life at the Lutheran Church of Hope, 520 NW 36th Street Ankeny, Iowa 50023, 3...

Victor Arnold Machir

May 7, 2016

Victor Arnold Machir, 73, passed on May 7th, 2016 peacefully with his family by his side. Visitation will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 14th with services following at 11 a.m. at Memorial Services of Iowa. Vic was born on May 27th, 1942 to Diela (...

Ronald Ray Reynolds

May 4, 2016

Ronald Ray Reynolds, 74, left his beloved home in Dexter IA to join his heavenly family on May 4, 2016, following a brief yet courageous battle with cancer. In honor of Ron the family will receive visitors from 2-3 pm on May 10, 2016 at the Crossroad...

Joan Kay Flint

May 3, 2016

Joan Kay Flint, 71, of Waukee, Iowa, joined her heavenly father on May 3, 2016. A memorial service will be held 11:00 a.m., Saturday, May 14, 2016 at DSM First (2725 Merle Hay Rd.) She was born December 16, 1944, in Spencer, Iowa, where she gra...

Herbert Oscar Wilkinson

April 29, 2016

Herbert O. Wilkinson, 83, passed away April 29, 2016, at Sunny View Care Center. Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Tuesday May 3, 2016 at First Church of Christ (310 NW Ash, Ankeny). A visitation will be held Monday evening from 6 to 8 p.m., a...

Robert "Bob" Eppard

April 28, 2016

Robert "Bob" Eppard passed away April 25, 2016. His going home party will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, April 30, 2016 at Johnston E-Free Church. A visitation will be 9:30 – 11:00 a.m., prior to the service. A family burial will be at a later date at R...

Robert F Miller

April 22, 2016

Having lived a long and full life, Robert F. Miller, 92, passed away at Taylor House Hospice in Des Moines on Friday, April 22, 2016. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 a.m., Thursday. April 28, 2016 at All Saints Catholic Church (650 NE 52n...

Patrick F Crouch

April 20, 2016

Patrick F. Crouch, 63, of Prairie City went to be with the Lord, April 20, 2016, after a long and courageous battle with skin cancer. Pat will always be remembered for his kind and caring heart. He spent much of his life as a valiant caregiver. P...

Terry Doling

April 18, 2016

Terry Doling, 58, of Ankeny, passed away unexpectedly on March 18, 2016. Terry was born in Iowa City to Thomas and Eleanor Doling, where he met the love of his life, Barbara Doling. They became high-school sweethearts and got married on August 25, ...

Francine "Frannie" Hermann

April 17, 2016

FRANCINE (CAMPANELLA) HERMANN Francine Hermann, 83, passed away on Sunday, April 17, 2016. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m., Thursday, April 21, 2016 at Our Lady's Immaculate Heart Catholic Church. A visitation will be held 1 hour pr...