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Patricia Ann McCabe

November 22, 2016

Patricia Ann McCabe, 84, of Des Moines passed away Nov. 22, 2016, at Taylor House Hospice. A Funeral service will be held 10:30 a.m., Monday, Nov. 28, 2016 at Memorial Services of Iowa funeral home (4208 N Ankeny Blvd) Pat was born March 17, 1932...

Lecia Logli Johnson

November 20, 2016

Lecia Logli Johnson, 107, passed away Sunday, November 20 at Mill Pond Care Center. Lee was born in Ankeny in 1909 to Pete and Ottavia Logli. After graduating from Ankeny High School in 1927 she earned a degree from the Thompson School of Beauty Cult...

Shirley Ann Hovde

November 18, 2016

Shirley Ann Hovde, 87, of Roland, died November 18, 2016 at Bethany Life in Story City. She died peacefully following a 2 year battle with cancer. A Celebration of her Life will be held at 2:00 pm on Friday, November 25th at Bergen Lutheran Church in...

Merlin L Christians

November 16, 2016

Merlin Christians, age 65, died Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at Kavanagh House. Merlin was born December 22, 1950 in Sibley, Iowa to Ray and Audrey Christians. He grew up in Ankeny, IA and graduated from Ankeny High School in 1969. He proudly serve...

Michael Dean Lange

November 15, 2016

On Tuesday, November 15, 2016, Michael Dean Lange of Des Moines died at Taylor House Hospice of respiratory complications. A celebration of his life will be held at a later date. Mike (Bubba) Lange was born and lived in Des Moines and West Des Moin...

Gary Wayne Whitlatch

November 8, 2016

Gary Whitlatch, 67, of Ankeny, IA, died on November 8, 2016. The family will gather with relatives and friends 1:30-3:00 p.m., followed by a memorial service at 3:00, Friday, November 11, at Memorial Services of Iowa (4208 N Ankeny Blvd). Gary was ...

Charles "Chuck" Colwell

November 6, 2016

Charles "Chuck" Colwell, 86, passed away peacefully at his home Sunday, surrounded by his family. A visitation will be Thursday, November 10th from 9:30 to 11 am at Our Lady's Immaculate Heart Catholic Church (OLIH) in Ankeny, followed by a funeral m...

Charlotte Miller Neeld

November 3, 2016

Charlotte Miller Neeld, 70, of Ankeny went home to her Lord November 3, 2016. Funeral Services will be held 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at Urbandale Baptist Church, with a graveside service at Rosehill cemetery in Greene, Iowa at 3:30 p...

Jaclynn McDowell

November 1, 2016

Jaclynn McDowell, 72, passed away peacefully at Mercy Hospice in Johnston on November 1, 2016. A private family service is planned. She was born January 13, 1944 in Worthington, MN to Ed and LaVonne (Leemkuil) Rutenbeck. She grew up in West Des Moi...

Margie Elaine McCarthy

November 1, 2016

Margie E. McCarthy (Ransom), age 72, went home to be with the Lord on Nov. 1, 2016. She was born April 8, 1944 in Stromsburg, NE to Mervin and Mildred Ransom, both deceased. She graduated in 1962 from high school in Osceola, NE. In 1965 she graduated...

Paul Harding Calder

October 28, 2016

Paul Harding Calder, 92, of Des Moines, passed away at Mercy Hospital October 28, 2016. Mass of Christian burial will be held 11:00 a.m., Monday, October 31, 2016 at Our Lady's Immaculate Heart Catholic Church. A visitation will be held 1 hour prio...

Daniel Thomas Kavadas

October 24, 2016

Daniel T. Kavadas, 78, of Ankeny passed away October 24, 2016. A memorial service will be held 11:00 a.m., Thursday, October 27, 2016 at Ankeny First United Methodist Church (206 S.W. Walnut, Ankeny). A visitation will be held 5 – 7:00 p.m., Wedn...

Jerry St. Onge

October 14, 2016

Jerry St. Onge, 84, of Ankeny passed away October 14, 2016. Funeral services will 2:00 p.m., Monday, October 17, 2016 at Memorial Services of Iowa. A visitation will be held 1 hour prior to the funeral. Jerry was a US Army Veteran and worked fo...

Dennis Lee Engelhart

October 13, 2016

Dennis Lee Engelhart, 76, died October 13, 2016. A funeral service will be held 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at Resurrection Lutheran Church (914 NW Ash). A visitation will be held 1 hour prior to the service. Dennis was born February ...

Lois J Ades

October 10, 2016

Lois Ades, 79, of Ankeny passed away October 10, 2016 with her family by her side at Mercy Hospital. A memorial service will be held 10:30 a.m., Friday, Oct. 14, 2016 at Memorial Services of Iowa (4208 N Ankeny Blvd) Lois was born May 10, 1937 in...

Violet Lorraine Love

October 9, 2016

Violet Lorraine (Bartholomew) Love, 91, of Ankeny (formerly of Ames) passed away October 9, 2016. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am , Wednesday, October 12, 2016, at Memorial Services of Iowa funeral home (4208 N. Ankeny Blvd.) in Ankeny. ...

Kelly Ann Davenport

October 8, 2016

Kelly Ann Davenport, 58, of Huxley passed away peacefully October 8, 2016. Funeral Services will be held 10:00 a.m., October 13, 2016 at Memorial Services of Iowa funeral home (4208 N Ankeny Blvd) A visitation will be held 5 – 7:00 p.m., Wednes...

Kenneth Richard Schaper

October 2, 2016

Kenneth Richard Schaper, 83, of Ankeny passed away peacefully at his home October 2, 2016. A visitation will be held 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Thursday, October 6, 2016, with a Celebration of his life service to be held at 6:30, at Memorial Services of Io...

Marilyn L Lande

September 27, 2016

Marilyn Lande, 69, of Ankeny passed away September 27, 2016. A memorial service will be held 2:00 p.m., Friday Sept. 30, 2016 at Memorial Services of Iowa (4208 N Ankeny Blvd). A visitation will be held 12 – 2:00 p.m., prior to the service. Mar...

William "Bill" Alexander

September 25, 2016

William "Bill" Alexander, 89, of Ankeny passed away September 25, 2016. Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m., Thursday, September 29, 2016 at Memorial Services of Iowa funeral home (4208 N Ankeny Blvd). A visitation will be held 5-7:00 p.m., Wed...

Cathie Jane Bristow

September 23, 2016

Cathie Jane Newton Bristow has done almost everything a person can do in a single lifetime. She has been a life guard, daughter, fiber artist, cheerleader, fashion merchandiser, mother, scuba instructor, wife, computer application trainer, grandmothe...

Louis "Lou" Gieseke

September 22, 2016

Louis F. Gieseke, 89, of Ankeny passed away September 22, 2016. Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m., September 26, at Memorial Services of Iowa funeral home (4208 N Ankeny Blvd). A visitation will be held 4 - 6:00 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 25, also ...

Madeleine Kay Taylor

September 18, 2016

Madeleine Taylor, 70, of Polk City passed away September 18, 2016. Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m., Thursday, September 22, 2016 at Memorial Services of Iowa (4208 N Ankeny Blvd). A visitation will be held 6 to 8:00p.m., Wednesday, Sept.21, als...

Leslie Herman Storey

September 17, 2016

Leslie H. Storey, 86, of Ankeny, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather left this earth to go home to be with the Lord, September 17, 2016. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at First Church of Ch...

Harlan K Baker

September 13, 2016

Harlan K Baker was born on April 2, 1926, in Jefferson, Iowa, to Clarence and Vava (Hays) Baker. He died on September 13, 2016, at the age of 90. K graduated from Jefferson High School, where he served as senior class president. After graduation, K...