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Lorraine F. Lueken

January 24, 2021

Lorraine Lueken, 94, formerly of Ankeny passed away January 24, 2021. No services are planned at this time. Burial will be at St. Ferdinand Cemetery in Ferdinand, Indiana. Lorraine is survived by her daughter, Charlotte Feeney, of Ankeny....

Joseph E. Willis

January 24, 2021


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Joseph E. Willis of Des Moines, IA passed away peacefully at the age of 78. He is preceded in death by Harold Jackson (Father)/Linford Willis (Dad), Temple Willis (Mama), Alphonzo Willis (Big Brother), Lois Vincent (Big Sister), Mickey Willis (Big...

David Stout

January 21, 2021

David Miles Stout, 71, of Ankeny, Iowa transitioned from life on Thursday, January 21, 2021 at home after a brief but fierce battle with Metastatic Melanoma. David was born on March 2, 1949 in Des Moines, Iowa to Miles and Ruth Stout, joining ...

Robert Davis Jr.

January 18, 2021

Robert Francis Davis, Jr., born October 22, 1947, passed away January 18, 2021 at the age of 73 from Alzheimer's Disease which he battled for years. Robert went to East High School and was employed at MidAmerican Energy for 39 years where he was...

Kathryn Hill

January 13, 2021

Kathryn Jane Hill passed away at the Suites of Ankeny on Wednesday, January 13, 2021. A visitation will be 5-7 p.m., Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at Ankeny Memorial Funeral Home (4208 N Ankeny Blvd). Funeral service will be held 10:30 a.m., Thursda...

Cristina Santiago Castro Acoymo

January 11, 2021

Cristina Santiago Castro Acoymo, 84, went home to Jesus at 5:25 am on Monday, January 11, 2021 surrounded by her loving family at her home in Clive. Visitation and funeral Mass will be January 21st at Our Lady's Immaculate Heart Catholic Church, 51...

Brian Edwards

January 8, 2021

Brian Walter Edwards, 62, went to be with Jesus on January 8, 2021 after a long and tough battle with cancer. He was surrounded by his family who will miss him very much. Brian was born to Wilbur and Rosemond Edwards on March 24, 1958 in Metz...

Sean Marvin

January 3, 2021

Sean D. Marvin, 50, died at his home in Ankeny, IA with his family by his side on Sunday, January 3, 2021 after a brave three-year fight with colon cancer. Sean was born on September 23, 1970 in Osceola, IA to Sharon and Richard Marvin. He gradu...

Beth Neubauer

January 3, 2021

Beth M'Ree (Shive) Neubauer, 77, of Ankeny, Iowa passed away at Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines in the early morning hours of January 3, 2021 due to complications of Covid-19. A private service will be held 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, January 13,...

Janice Byrd

January 2, 2021

Janice Byrd passed away January 2, 2021. A visitation will be 11:00-1:00 p.m., January 8, 2021 at Ankeny Memorial Funeral Home (4208 N Ankeny Blvd). A funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m., January 8th also at the funeral home. Janice Ann Garris...

Louise Moon

January 2, 2021

Des Moines- Louise Pauline Mayer Moon, 95, died on January 2, 2021, at Scottish Rite Park Healthcare Center from the effects of Alzheimer's Disease. Louise was born on February 8, 1925, in Chicago to Lazare and Esther (Bernstein) Mayer. After ...

Mr. Richard Paul Payne

January 1, 2021

Richard Paul Payne, 82, of Polk City, IA, passed away January 1, 2021, at Mercy One Hospice in Johnston, Iowa A visitation will be held January 4, 2021 from 4:00 -6:30 p.m. at 6:30 p.m. a Rosary will begin at Memorial Services of Iowa, 4208 N. A...

Ann Finger

December 31, 2020

God gained a loving angel, dog lover, quilter and gardener on December 31, 2020 when Ann Marie Finger passed away unexpectedly but peacefully at home. Ann was born June 29, 1956 to John and Mabel (Kupka) Schwamman in Decorah, IA. Growing up i...

April Friesner

December 28, 2020

April Lynn Friesner, 39, of Ankeny, IA passed away on Monday, December 28, 2020, at Mercy Hospital in Des Moines, IA after a courageous five-year battle with breast cancer. Her sudden passing has left her family and friends heartbroken. April cou...

Gerald Lanham

December 26, 2020

Gerald "Gerry" Lanham, 91, of Ankeny, passed away at Mill Pond Care Facility on December 26, 2020 from cancer. Gerry was born on December 20, 1929 to Thomas "Eugene" and Emma Lanham in Monroe, SD. He was married to Delores Johnson on May 29, 1951...

Brian Sykes

December 26, 2020

Brian James Sykes, 49, of Bondurant, Iowa, entered the Kingdom of Heaven on December 26th, 2020. He was born June 2, 1971 to James Sykes (Gayle) and Rachel Sykes in Estherville, Iowa. He is survived by his parents; his beloved wife, Gina; so...

Elizabeth Meissen

December 22, 2020

Elizabeth "Beth" Meissen, 62, of Ankeny, died Tuesday, December 22, 2020, after a 6-month battle with cancer. At the time of her passing, she was surrounded by her loving husband and children. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Saturd...

James Murphy

December 21, 2020

James L. (Jim) Murphy, 77, passed away December 21, 2020 in West Des Moines, IA. A visitation will be held from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at Memorial Services of Iowa (4208 N. Ankeny Blvd). Funeral services will be held at 3:00...

Elaine Barnwell

December 17, 2020

Elaine Barnwell, 80, of Ankeny, passed away at 1:30 a.m., Thursday, December 17, 2020 at The Bridges in Ankeny, IA. She was born May 31, 1940 in Spring Valley, IL to Armando and Dena (Zaccanti) Bartolini, and married Jerome Barnwell on October ...

JoAnn Alleman

December 15, 2020

JoAnn Darlene Alleman was born in Des Moines, IA on September 21, 1935 to Raymond and Florence Porter.  She died on December 15, 2020 in Ankeny, IA. A Celebration of Life will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, August 7, 2021 at Lutheran Church of ...

Richard Baker

December 15, 2020

Richard was born on March 20, 1939 and passed away on Tuesday, December 15, 2020. Richard was a resident of Altoona, Iowa....

Lorna Ruth Murphy Agard

December 14, 2020

Lorna Ruth Murphy Agard, 75, died December 14, 2020 at Trinity Center at Luther Park of complications from dementia and aphasia. Lorna was born in Hays, Kansas, on April 18, 1945, the third child of Rollen and Esther Murphy. The family lived in...

Mary Jane Morris

December 14, 2020

Mary J. Morris, 82, of Ankeny passed away December 14, 2020. A visitation will be held Thursday, December 17, 3-5:00 p.m., at Memorial Services of Iowa, (4208 N. Ankeny Blvd), with burial on Friday, at the Iowa Veterans cemetery. Mary was bo...

Howard Lee Justice

December 12, 2020

Howard Lee Justice, son of Ralph W. and Alta Chamberlain, was born March 31, 1931 in Manilla, Iowa. He departed from this life on Saturday, December 12th. Visitation will be from 4:00-6:00 pm at Ankeny Memorial Funeral Home on Friday, December 18th...

Skyla Ann Perez

December 11, 2020

Visitation for Skyla will be held 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. on Friday, December 18, 2020 at Prairie Ridge Church (825 NW 36th St). A funeral will be held at 6:00 p.m. immediately following the service. To view the livestream of the service, please use th...