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Pamela S. Krupa

February 19, 2023

Pamela Sue (Meyer, Seeburger) Krupa, age 56, passed away peacefully on February 19, 2023, with family at her side. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, February 21, 2023, at Memorial Services of Iowa (4208 N. Ankeny Blvd., Ankeny, IA) from 5:00 –...

Olive L. Weitzell

February 18, 2023

Olive Lenora Weitzell, 89, of Tama, passed away on February 18, 2023, due to complications from pneumonia. The family will greet visitors from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. on Friday, February 24, 2023, at Memorial Services of Iowa (4208 N. Ankeny Blvd., Ank...

Milford Kirschbaum

February 17, 2023


Veteran
Milford Kirschbaum (86) of Ankeny passed away February 17, 2023. Mel was born in Minnesota to Alvin and Cecelia. After high school he joined the Marine Corps and served for 8 years and 3 tours of service. He worked as a pipe fitter most of his lif...

Carolyn Mann

February 17, 2023

Carolyn N. Mann, 90, of Marshalltown, IA, passed away on Friday, February 17, 2023, at The Bridges of Ankeny, Ankeny, IA. Visitation will be held on Saturday, March 25, 2023, at 1:00 p.m., at Memorial Services of Iowa, 4208 N. Ankeny Blvd, Ankeny,...

Robert S. Saddoris

February 15, 2023

Robert Steven Saddoris, Jr., 68, passed away February 15, 2023, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center due to Covid-19. He had been living at Manor Care Health Services in West Des Moines since having a massive stroke in 2019. Steven was born June 20, 1...

Donald Snyder

February 15, 2023

Don Snyder, 68, passed away on February 15, 2023, in Des Moines, Iowa. A celebration of Don's life will be held with a visitation on Monday, February 20, 2023, from 4-6 p.m. and the funeral service on Tuesday, February 21, 2023, at 11 a.m., both t...

Jill K. Forret

February 12, 2023

Jill K. Forret (Molencamp), 52, passed away February 12, 2023, in Des Moines. She was born to Ron and Carole Molencamp on December 13, 1970, in Mason City, IA. The family will receive visitors from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 22, 2023...

Gary L. Jones

February 10, 2023

Gary Lynn Jones, age 73, of Ankeny, IA passed away February 10, 2023. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, February 14, 2023, at Our Lady’s Immaculate Heart Catholic Church (510 E. 1st St., Ankeny, IA), with burial to ...

Avery (Evelyn) L. Clow

February 9, 2023

Avery Clow, 85, passed away on Thursday, February 9th, 2023, at Mercy Hospital, Des Moines, Iowa. A visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 15, 2023, at Memorial Services of Iowa (4208 N. Ankeny Blvd). Avery ...

Marvin Bigbee

February 6, 2023

Marvin Bigbee, age 87, passed peacefully with his family by his side on February 6, 2023. A visitation will be held 5pm to 7pm, Wednesday, February 8, 2023, at Memorial Services of Iowa (4208 N. Ankeny Blvd).  A Memorial service will be held 11:0...

Justin M. Berndt

February 6, 2023

Justin M. Berndt, age 41, passed away after a courageous 6-year battle with a rare form of lymphoma.  Justin was born in November 1981, the only child of Mike and Marlene Berndt.   Justin graduated from Denison High School in Denison, IA, in 20...

Kelly J. Hill

February 5, 2023

Our hearts are broken as we mourn the loss of our beloved Kelly. Kelly Jo Hill returned home to Jesus on February 5, 2023. She was 43 years old, just shy of her 44th birthday. Services will be held at Lutheran Church of Hope-Ankeny (520 NW 36th St...

William (Bill) F. Magnani

February 3, 2023


Veteran
William (Bill) Franklin Magnani, 93, of Ankeny died on February 3, 2023. A visitation will be held from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m., with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m., on Thursday, February 9, 2023, at Our Lady’s Immaculate Heart Catholic Church (510 E....

Jerald Jensen

February 2, 2023

Jerald V. Jensen (Jerry) passed away February 2, 2023, in Bonita Springs, Florida.  Jerry was born May 21, 1947, in Hamlin, Iowa to Vern and Beulah Jensen.  He graduated from Audubon High School.  After graduating from the University of Northern I...

Dennis J. Sheehan

February 1, 2023

Dennis “Denny” Sheehan, of Ankeny, passed away on February 1, 2023. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, February 8, 2023, at Our Lady’s Immaculate Heart Catholic Church (510 E. 1st St., Ankeny, IA). Visitation w...

Michael R. Adams, Jr.

January 31, 2023

Michael Adams, Jr., of Bondurant, passed away on January 31, 2023, at Iowa Lutheran Hospital in Des Moines. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Monday, February 6, 2023, at Memorial Services of Iowa (4208 N. Ankeny Blvd, Ankeny, IA). Vi...

Alan Jones

January 31, 2023


Veteran
On Tuesday, January 31, 2023, Alan Jones passed away peacefully in his sleep, at home, surrounded by his wife and sons. He faced his year-long journey with brain cancer in his typical fashion, with dignity, strength and without complaint. Alan gre...

Richard L. Hurd

January 25, 2023


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Richard Lacy Hurd, 71, passed away January 25, 2023, at his home in Hartford, Iowa. He was born July 1, 1951, to Melvin and Joan Hurd in Creston, Iowa. He joined the US Army on June 6, 1969, and proudly served during the Vietnam War. He was honora...

Donald L. Ficek

January 25, 2023

Donald Ludwig Ficek, 76, died January 25, 2023, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center, Des Moines, IA. Visitation will be held from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. on Monday, January 30, 2023, at Memorial Services of Iowa (4208 N. Ankeny Blvd, Ankeny, IA). A memoria...

David Smith

January 20, 2023

David B. Smith left his home in Ankeny, Iowa and crossed the rainbow bridge to Heaven on January 20, 2023. He is survived by his wife, Judy; children, Rodney (Jill) Smith, Andrea Lynn (Heath) Higginbotham, Nathan (Whitney) Smith, Ryan (Natalie) Sm...

Judy A. Hughes

January 18, 2023

Judy Ann Hughes, 78, passed away quietly on January 18, 2023 and went to her heavenly home after a nine-year battle with Alzheimer's. The family will greet friends from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. on Friday, February 10, 2023, at Memorial Services of Iowa (...

Robert E. Boatman

January 18, 2023


Veteran
Robert Eugene Boatman was born March 17, 1927 in Barnes City, Iowa to William “Ray” and Opal “Polly” Armstrong Boatman. He passed away January 18, 2023 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa. A visitation with family present will be h...

Phyllis J. Comstock

January 18, 2023

Phyllis Jean Comstock, 87 passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 18, 2023, at Glen Oaks Special Care Center in Urbandale from complications of Alzheimer’s. A Celebration of Life will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, February 24, 2023, at L...

Gaylen Chesnut

January 17, 2023

Donna Catherine Chesnut (Hansen), of Ankeny, Iowa passed away peacefully at home Monday, January 16, 2023, at the age of 73. She was born in Brooklyn, New York, which always held a special place in her heart. Donna was raised in Ottumwa, Iowa where s...

Donna Chesnut

January 16, 2023

Donna Catherine Chesnut (Hansen), of Ankeny, Iowa passed away peacefully at home Monday, January 16, 2023, at the age of 73. She was born in Brooklyn, New York, which always held a special place in her heart. Donna was raised in Ottumwa, Iowa where s...