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Norma J Peterman

January 4, 2022

Norma Jane Peterman was born June 8, 1933 in Ree Heights, South Dakota to Cornelius and Hattie Wilson and passed away peacefully at Sunny View Care Center in Ankeny, IA on January 4, 2022. As a young girl she worked on the farm, babysat kids, and hel...

Michael Kentopp

January 4, 2022

Michael Warren Kentopp, 72, passed away January 4, 2022 in Ankeny, Iowa. He was born January 30, 1949 to Warren and Betty June Kentopp in Falls City, Nebraska. Mike enjoyed going to farmer’s markets, playing crossword puzzles and sudoku, “peop...

Karen A. Camp

January 1, 2022

Karen Anne Wilcox Camp, 78, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on January 1, 2022.  She was born on September 7, 1943, in Jefferson, IA to Pauline H. and Harold F. Wilcox. She graduated from Marshalltown High School in 1961 and then ...

Carl W. Barnes

December 26, 2021

Carl W. Barnes entered his heavenly home on December 26, 2021 at the age of 90.  He was born in 1931 on a farm near Hopkins, Missouri, the son of Freman and Eldola Barnes.  He lived in Alleman, Iowa where he resided for 44 years.  Carl served in t...

Mary Johnson

December 25, 2021

Mary Johnson, 88, died unexpectedly Saturday, December 25, 2021 in Ankeny, Iowa. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, December 30, 2021, at Ankeny First United Methodist Church (206 SW Walnut St., Ankeny, IA 50023). Family will ...

Josephine N. Romswinckel

December 23, 2021

Josephine Nicoline Romswinckel, 91, died peacefully surrounded by her family on December 23, 2021 in Des Moines, Iowa. Josephine was born December 18, 1930 in Indonesia to Alexander Neiborg and Bertha Wachendorff. Josephine will be remembered as a...

Eva Wallace

December 21, 2021

Eva May Wallace, 84, passed away at her home on December 21, 2021. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, December 28, 2021 at Ankeny Memorial Funeral Home (4208 N Ankeny Blvd). The funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, December 2...

Gloria Trager

December 20, 2021

Gloria Jean (Shipler) Trager, 80, died on Monday, December 20, 2021 at home surrounded by family after a short battle with cancer. Funeral service will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, December 27, 2021 at Memorial Services of Iowa (4208 N. Ankeny...

Jonathan L Engelstad

December 20, 2021

Late afternoon on December 20, 2021, our beloved husband and father, Jonathan, died suddenly at home due to apparent heart failure. He struggled for 20 years with various health issues stemming from treatments of a childhood cancer. Visitation wil...

Joanne Hotopp

December 18, 2021

Joanne Hotopp, 85, of Ankeny, IA, passed away on December 18, 2021 at Mary Greeley Medical Center in Ames. A celebration of life will be held on January 6, 2022 from 1:00 pm to 3:00pm at Ankeny Memorial Funeral Home located at 4208 North Ankeny Bl...

Annette Sanders

December 16, 2021

Annette (Voss) Sanders, 83, passed away on December 16, 2021, at Mercy Hospice holding the hand of her husband, Donald (Vince) Sanders. A graveside service will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, December 20, 2021 at Ankeny Memorial Gardens (4208 N....

Dima Krull

December 11, 2021

Dima Krull, 77, passed away in her home on December 11, 2021 after a long illness due to leukemia and dementia. She was surrounded by loved ones. Visitation will be held from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 18, 2021 at Memorial Services of...

Tarry D. Brossart

December 10, 2021


Veteran
Tarry D. Brossart, 78, of Ankeny passed away December 10, 2021. A visitation will be held 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Thursday, December 16, 2021, at 4111 N.E. Bellagio Circle, Ankeny, Iowa 50021. Tarry was born January 6, 1943, in Muscatine, Iowa....

Peggy J Nelson

December 9, 2021

Angels came to escort Peggy Jo Nelson of Ankeny, Iowa to rejoin loved ones that have gone before. Peggy entered eternal rest surrounded by her loving family on December 9, 2021. Peggy was born August 7, 1936, in Harlan, Iowa to Arlow E. and Gladys V....

Kenneth LaBounty

December 8, 2021

Kenneth LaBounty, 76, passed away on December 8, 2021 at Glen Oaks Alzheimer’s Special Care Center in Urbandale, IA. He was born May 4, 1945 to Harry and Louise (Tomingo) LaBounty. Anyone that knew Ken for more than five minutes, knew he had a spe...

Vernon J. Reinert

December 7, 2021

Vernon J. Reinert, 89, passed away on December 7, 2021, at his home he shared with his wife of 63 years, LaVonne (Vonnie). Visitation will be held from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. on Friday, December 10, 2021, at Memorial Services of Iowa (4208 N. Ankeny Bl...

Randol Goodrich

December 4, 2021

Randol Lee Goodrich passed away at Mary Greeley Medical Center in Ames, Iowa, on the morning of December 4, 2021, with his daughters at his bedside. He was born December 16, 1953, in Osceola, Iowa, to Carl and Lillian Goodrich. He enjoyed 47 years ...

Jimmie D Thompson

December 4, 2021

Jimmie Dean Thompson, 82, died December 4, 2021 while engaged in one of his passions, fishing. Jimmie was born April 21, 1939, the son of Ray and Florence Thompson. He graduated from Milford Township High School in 1957. He served in the Army from 19...

Sharon Koeniguer

November 26, 2021

Sharon Kay Koeniguer, 80, passed away peacefully at home in West Des Moines IA, surrounded by her loving family on November 26, 2021. Sharon was born June 4, 1941, in Waubay, South Dakota to the late Raymond and Bernice (Lauseng) Richardt. She gradua...

Stephen W Burger

November 25, 2021

Dr. Stephen W. “Steve” Burger, formerly of Marshalltown, IA, passed away from cancer on November 25, 2021. Visitation and a Memorial Mass will be held December 20, 2021, starting with visitation at 10:00 am and Mass at 11:00 am at Our Lady’s...

Ernest Foster

November 24, 2021

Ernest “Ernie” Foster, of Ankeny, died November 24, 2021 at Perry Lutheran Home in Perry, IA. He was born to Segil and Marie Foster on January 4, 1937 at home in rural Madrid, IA. Ernie attended rural Boone County and Madrid schools, served in th...

Richard D Liberty

November 22, 2021


Veteran
Richard Daniel Liberty, 74, passed away November 22, 2021, at his home in Ankeny, IA. Visitation will be held from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 24, 2021 at Memorial Services of Iowa (4208 N. Ankeny Blvd) in Ankeny, IA. Funeral Service ...

James L Ruddy

November 22, 2021


Veteran
James “Jim” Leo Ruddy, 70, passed away November 22, 2021 at his home in Polk City, IA. Visitation will be held from 4:00 to 6:30 p.m. on Monday, November 29, 2021 at Memorial Services of Iowa (4208 N. Ankeny Blvd) in Ankeny, Iowa. There will b...

David L Beckmann

November 19, 2021

David (Dave) Luke Beckmann, a beloved husband, father and grandfather, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, November 19, 2021, after a very shortly known battle with cancer. He was 67. Dave Beckmann, son of John and Mary K. Beckmann, was born...

Gary P. Bagby

November 15, 2021

Gary Paul Bagby, 74, of Waukee, passed away on November 15, 2021, at his home in Waukee. A Celebration of Life will be planned in the future. Gary was born on June 12, 1947 in Des Moines. He graduated from Roosevelt High School and Drake Universit...