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Doris Arlene Nickel

March 31, 2017

Doris Arlene Nickel (95) of Cambridge, Iowa entered her eternal home on Friday, March 31, 2017 at Taylor House in Des Moines, Iowa. She was born October 15, 1921 in Stoughton, Wisconsin to Ray and Irene Champney. Doris graduated from Stoughton High S...

Norma I Voogt

March 30, 2017

Norma I. Voogt, 91, of Ankeny passed away March 30, 2017. A visitation will be held Saturday, April 15 from 10 a.m. to noon at Memorial Services of Iowa funeral home (4208 N. Ankeny Blvd.). Norma was born on May 8, 1925, in Dumont, Iowa, to Frank ...

William Ray Mason

March 25, 2017

William (Bill) Ray Mason was born on September 22, 1928 in Des Moines, IA to Edward Clifton Mason and Hada Bell (Purdy) Mason. He grew up in rural Ankeny and graduated from Ankeny High School in 1946. He served in the army in Korea and was a corporal...

Randall "Randy" Albaugh

March 23, 2017

Randy Albaugh, 61, of Ankeny passed away March 23, 2017. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., April 1, 2017, at Memorial Services of Iowa funeral home (4208 N Ankeny Blvd) A visitation will be held 5 to 7:00 p.m., Friday, March 30th, also at the fu...

Donald E Penquite

March 19, 2017

Donald E. Penquite, 87, of Ankeny IA went home to be with the Lord Sunday, March 19, 2017. Don was born on September 5, 1929, in Des Moines, IA. He graduated from Luther High School, Luther, IA in 1948 and served three years in the U.S. Army in Kor...

Reed L Hansen

March 19, 2017

Reed was born on December 21, 1956 and passed away on Sunday, March 19, 2017. Reed was a resident of Grimes, Iowa....

Victor "Vic" Freeman

March 17, 2017

Victor Bruce Freeman, 74, of Ankeny, Iowa passed away Friday, March 17th, 2017 at home. A visitation will be held 5 – 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 22nd at Memorial Services of Iowa funeral home (4208 N Ankeny Blvd). A prayer service will follow at...

Larry D Blackburn

March 16, 2017

Larry was born on September 5, 1929 and passed away on Thursday, March 16, 2017. Larry was a resident of Jefferson, Iowa....

Raymond Louis Christiansen

March 9, 2017

Raymond Louis Christiansen, 86, of Ankeny passed away March 9, 2017. A celebration of his life will be held 11:00a.m., April 22, 2017 at Memorial Services of Iowa (4208 N. Ankeny Blvd). Ray was born September 16, 1930 in Denison, Iowa. He graduat...

Lois Imogene Van Dorn

March 9, 2017

Lois Imogene (Gray) Van Dorn passed away March 9, 2017. A visitation is set for Saturday, March 11th at 10:00 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 11:00 at Memorial Services of Iowa (4208 N Ankeny Blvd) Lois was born April 24, 1919 to Raymond...

Dale William Wagner

March 6, 2017

Dale William Wagner died at Trinity Center on March 6, after years of battling Alzheimer's disease. He was born on February 9, 1938 at Burlington, IA, the son of Homer Dodge and Mildred Eunice (Helton) Wagner. He graduated from ISU with a degree in...

Dan D Nash

March 2, 2017

Dan Nash, 58 of Ankeny passed away March 2, 2017. A graveside service will be held 4:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at Ankeny Memorial Gardens. Dan was born March 24, 1958 in Des Moines. He grew up in Ankeny, and graduated from Ankeny High Sch...

Dale Eugene Stall

March 2, 2017

Dale Eugene Stall, 89, of Ankeny passed away March 2, 2017. A Funeral Mass will be held 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at Our Lady's Immaculate Heart Catholic Church. A visitation will be held 1 hour prior to the service. Dale was born Sept. ...

Arlene Kay Edmondson

February 24, 2017

Arlene Kay Edmondson, 76 of Ankeny passed away on February 24, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at Ankeny Presbyterian Church (317 S.E. Trilein Dr.). A visitation will be held 5 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, February ...

Raymond Eugene Yori

February 22, 2017

Raymond Eugene Yori, 87, passed away February 22, 2017. A funeral Mass will be 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, February 28, at Our Lady's Immaculate Heart Church in Ankeny. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. at the church Monday with a celebration of life following. ...

Richard L Dickerson

February 20, 2017

Richard L. Dickerson, 79, of Ankeny passed away February 20, 2017 at Mercy Hospice in Johnston. A visitation will be held 4 to 6:00 p.m., Sunday, February 26, 2017 at Memorial Services of Iowa chapel (4208 N Ankeny Blvd). A Funeral Mass will be hel...

Kenneth Owen Dory

February 7, 2017

Kenneth Owen Dory, 80, of Cambridge died February 7, 2017 at Bethany Life in Story City. Funeral Services will be held 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017 at Memorial Services of Iowa (4208 N Ankeny Blvd). A visitation will be held 5 to 7:00 p.m., ...

Paige Sterling

February 2, 2017

Paige Sterling, 52, danced her way into heaven on February 2, 2017. She was a graduate of Roosevelt High School and the University of Iowa. Paige was on the Iowa Pom Pon squad for three years and has and will always be a huge Iowa Hawkeye supporter...

Harold Eugene Dowden

February 2, 2017

Harold Eugene Dowden, 90, of Ankeny passed away February 2, 2017 after a brief illness at Mercy Hospital. Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at Ankeny First United Methodist Church. A visitation will be held 5 t...

Kristyn "Kris" Gerhard

January 31, 2017

Kristyn "Kris" Gerhard, 48, of Yale passed away January 31, 2017. Funeral Services will be held 10:30 a.m., Saturday, February 4, 2017, at Timberline Church (4459 121st St, Urbandale). A visitation will be held 6 to 8:00 p.m., Friday Feb 3, also at...

Ronald LeRoy Machir

January 25, 2017

Ronald Machir, 80, of Des Moines passed away January 25, 2017. Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m., Saturday, January 28, 2017 at Memorial Services of Iowa funeral home (4208 N Ankeny Blvd). A visitation will be held 5 – 7:00 p.m., Friday, J...

Timothy James McCombs

January 25, 2017

Tim McCombs, 64 of Prairie City, passed away January 25, 2017. A visitation will be held 6 to 8:00 p.m., Friday, January 27, 2017 at Prairie City United Methodist Church, in Prairie City. A Memorial Service will be held 10:30 a.m., Saturday January...

Phillip Thomas Wagner

January 14, 2017

Phillip Wagner, 30, passed away Jan. 14, 2017. A visitation will be held at All Saints Catholic Church in Des Moines from 5-7 pm on Tuesday, Jan. 17, with prayer service at 7:00. A funeral mass will be held at 10 am on Wed, Jan. 18, at All Saints ...

Ona Mae Machir

December 31, 2016

Ona Mae Machir, 77, of Des Moines passed away December 31, 2016. Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m., Thursday, January 5, 2017 at Memorial Services of Iowa funeral home (4208 N Ankeny Blvd). A visitation will be held 5 – 7:00 p.m., Wednesda...

Jessica JoAnne Halbrook

December 25, 2016

Jessica JoAnne (Wilson) Halbrook, 31, West Des Moines, passed away on December 25, 2016. She was born on January 23, 1985 in Des Moines, Iowa to Scott Wilson and Sharon (Wilson) Long and was a lifelong area resident. Jessica's work ethic, compassio...