Memorial Services of Iowa

At Memorial Services of Iowa, we feel it is an honor to serve you, your family, and our community. Our funeral professionals have been committed to earning your trust. With decades of combined experience, we can help you create a lasting tribute to your loved one that truly reflects his or her unique life and fulfills your family's needs and traditions.

Celebrations of life can take many forms. No matter what type of service your family designs, we promise to serve you to the best of our ability and to uphold our five core values: Dignity, Respect, Professionalism, Commitment and Fairness.

We listen... carefully. We know that some of us find great comfort in traditions, and we work tirelessly to honor those traditions. Others find greater meaning in more personalized services--playing a favorite song, visiting an important place, re-creating a significant life event. Our professional team gets to know each and every family to help each and every individual remember, share, and ultimately move toward healing.


Our Obituaries

Richard L. Dickerson

May 5, 1937 - 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 held 11:00 a.m., Monday, February 27 at Our Lady's Immaculate Heart Church. Richard was born in Des Moines to Fred and Mary (Bennett) Dickerson. He...
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Kenneth Owen Dory

June 21, 1936 - 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., Friday, Feb. 10th, also at the funeral home. Kenneth was born June 21, 1936 in Adair, Iowa to Glen and Jessie Dory. They later moved to the...
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Paige Sterling

October 26, 1964 - 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. Paige worked in the banking industry and her last employments were at West Bank and Fiserv. Paige loved dancing, and taught at the Betty Hill...
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Harold Eugene Dowden

January 19, 1927 - 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 to 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 7th at Ankeny Memorial Chapel (4208 N. Ankeny Blvd). Harold was born January 19, 1927 in Bethany, Missouri at the home of...
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Kristyn "Kris" Gerhard

January 30, 1969 - 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 the church. Kris was born January 30, 1969. She was a compassionate and loving individual who fought the fight for those who couldn't fend for...
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Ronald LeRoy Machir

September 19, 1936 - 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, January 27th, also at the funeral home. Ron was born September 19, 1936 in Des Moines, Iowa to Morton and Diela Machir. At an early age he went to...
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Timothy James McCombs

December 22, 1953 - 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 28th, also at the church. Tim was born in Poughkeepsie, New York, and moved with his family to Colorado, where he graduated High School. He lived...
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Phillip Thomas Wagner

November 19, 1986 - 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 Catholic Church. Phillip was born in Grand Island, NE on November 19, 1986 to Tom and Jeanne (Kuchar) Wagner of Ankeny, IA. Phillip and his...
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Nancy (Freel) Thompson

May 2, 1936 - January 10, 2017

Nancy (Freel) Thompson, 80, of Ames passed away January 10, 2017 at Bethany Life in Story City. Graveside services will be held at a later date. Nancy was born in Ames, IA May 2, 1936 to Earl and Roxie Freel. Following her graduation from nursing school, she spent her working career working as an RN for Mary Greeley Medical Center. In 1962 she married Jimmie Thompson, and they lived and...
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Leo Clayton Miller

January 2, 1930 - January 9, 2017

Leo C. Miller passed away on January 9, 2017, at Mercy Hospital in Des Moines after a fall at his home in Ankeny. Leo had just celebrated his 87th birthday on January 2. A time of visitation to celebrate his life, commitment to God, family and friends will take place 5 to 7:00 p.m., January 12, 2017 at Memorial Services of Iowa (4208 N Ankeny Blvd). A memorial service will be conducted at Holy...
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Ona Mae Machir

January 9, 1939 - 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., Wednesday, January 4th, also at the funeral home. Ona was born January 9, 1939 in Houston, Missouri, a daughter of John and Winnie Hartman. During her...
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Jessica JoAnne Halbrook

January 23, 1985 - 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, compassion, and beaming personality helped her to become an accomplished dancer, an impactful advocate for animal rights, and a beloved colleague by her peers...
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LaMont Raymond Schreurs

May 11, 1946 - December 25, 2016

LaMont Raymond Schreurs passed away peacefully in the company of his loved ones at The Bridges in Ankeny on Sunday morning, Christmas day. He got his wish to be home for Christmas and to have this Christmas be "the best Christmas ever". LaMont was born on May 11, 1946 to Raymond and Muriel Schreurs in Rock Rapids, Iowa, a small farming community in Northwest Iowa. His first home was on a...
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Charlotte Joyce Green

February 26, 1925 - December 24, 2016

Charlotte Joyce (Hale) Green was 91 years old when she left us to join her ancestors on December 24th, 2016 while living at Vintage Hills memory unit for nearly four years. She was born in Oskaloosa, Iowa, the only child of Ralph and Mary (Shipman) Hale. After high school, she attended beauty school in Des Moines. Always a fashionista, she became manager of many women's clothing stores such as...
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Edward J. Dickinson

January 25, 1927 - December 21, 2016

Colonel Edward J. Dickinson passed away December 21, 2016 at Glen Oaks Care Center in Urbandale, after a long battle with Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease. Ed was born on January 25, 1927 in Nevada, Iowa. At the age of 17 he quit high school, and lied about his age and enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. He fought in the battle for Okinawa, Japan in April 1945, and was honorably...
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Calvin Tucker Foster

July 31, 1926 - December 19, 2016

Calvin Tucker Foster, 90, of Ankeny passed away peacefully December 19, 2016. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m., Friday, December 23, 2016 at Memorial Services of Iowa funeral home (4208 N Ankeny Blvd). A visitation will be held 5 – 7:00 p.m., Thursday, December 22nd, also at the funeral home. Cal was born July 31, 1926 in McGregor, Iowa. He was class president, and graduated from...
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Laverna Rouwenhost Aalbers

November 4, 1931 - December 5, 2016

Laverna Rouwenhost Aalbers, age 85, was welcomed home by her Lord and Savior on December 5, 2016 while living at MillPond in Ankeny, Iowa. Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m., Friday, Dec. 9, 2016 at Memorial Services of Iowa funeral home (4208 N Ankeny Blvd). A visitation will be held 5 – 7:00 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 8th, also at the funeral home. Laverna was born November 4, 1931 in...
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Marilyn Yager Benna

May 9, 1933 - December 5, 2016

Marilyn Yager Benna, 83, of Ankeny closed her eyes and went on her last journey to the gates of heaven on Monday, December 5, 2016. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m., Friday, December 9, 2016 at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church (517 S.W. Des Moines St., Ankeny, IA). A visitation will be held 5 – 7:00 p.m., Thursday, December 8th, also at the church. Marilyn was born May 9, 1933 to Gifford...
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LaVaune Wood Caldwell

August 3, 1918 - November 30, 2016

LaVaune Wood Caldwell, 98, passed away at Wesley Acres Health Center on November 30, 2016 after a progressive decline due to Alzheimer's disease. A memorial service will be held at Wesley Acres at 10:00 a.m., December 28, 2016. LaVaune was born August 3, 1918 to Alvin and Ida Lewison. She grew up on a farm near Kanawha, IA. Her parents were immigrants from Norway. She attended a one-room...
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James Harding Olinger

December 10, 1929 - November 29, 2016

James was born on December 10th, 1929 to James A, and Gladys Olinger in Des Moines, Iowa. After living in Maxwell, Iowa for 5 years, the family moved to Nevada, Iowa where Jim grew up and graduated from Nevada High School. He attended Simpson College for three years, and then served in the United States Air Force for two years. Jim married Barbara Head from Harlan, Iowa on June 22nd, 1952...
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Dorothy "Dottie" Blewer

December 19, 1931 - November 27, 2016

Dorothy (Dottie) Mead Blewer passed away Sunday, November 27, 2016, at Taylor House Hospice surrounded by her family. Visitation Friday, December 2, 2016, 4 – 6 pm at the Ankeny Presbyterian Church, 317 SE Trilein Drive, Ankeny, Iowa, with a memorial service at Ankeny Presbyterian Church, Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 10:30 am. Dorothy Louise Mead was born on December 19, 1931 to Viola...
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Stanley "Stan" Gatrost

July 30, 1930 - November 26, 2016

Stanley Wayne Gatrost, age 86, passed away peacefully at home on November 26, 2016. Services will be held at Memorial Service of Iowa, 4208 North Ankeny Blvd., Ankeny, Iowa. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 pm, Friday, December 2, 2016. Funeral services will be at 11:00 am Saturday, December 3, 2016. Stanley was born July 30, 1930 in Persia, Iowa, the son of Claude and Mildred ...
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William "Bill" McCrea

November 6, 1952 - November 25, 2016

William (Bill) McCrea lost his battle with Cancer on November 25, 2016 at Taylor House Hospice. He was 64 He was a lifelong resident of Des Moines, graduating from North High School and DMACC's Auto Body Repair Class. He had a few jobs before he started at Urbandale Auto body where he has been for the last 25+ years. Bill enjoyed spending time with family and friends along with bowling, camping,...
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William "Bill" Elbert

July 25, 1934 - November 25, 2016

William J. "Bill" Elbert, Sr., awesome husband, dad, grandpa, great grandpa, brother, uncle, friend, proud veteran, police officer, and pioneering probation officer passed away on November 25, 2016, at the age of 82. Bill will always be remembered for being an honest and compassionate person who cared deeply for his fellow human beings, especially those he considered "underdogs." Bill's wonderful...
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Patricia Ann McCabe

March 17, 1932 - 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, and graduated from Garwin High School in 1949. She married Robert McCabe in 1951, and had worked for IMT insurance for 17 years. She is survived by...
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Lecia Logli Johnson

April 29, 1909 - 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 Culture in downtown Des Moines and became a hair stylist in the Younkers salon. She met her future husband, Delbert Johnson, in the Younkers cafeteria....
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Shirley Ann Hovde

November 20, 1928 - 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 Roland. The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service, starting at 1:00. Burial will follow at the Roland Cemetery. Shirley was...
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Merlin L. Christians

December 22, 1950 - 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 served in the U.S. Army from 1971-1973. In November 1973, Merlin joined the Ankeny Police Department. He served in numerous positions throughout his...
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Michael Dean Lange

April 28, 1966 - 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 Moines for most of his life. At Dowling High School, he was a standout athlete in football, baseball, and wrestling. Following graduation, he was a...
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Gary Wayne Whitlatch

August 30, 1948 - 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 born on August 30, 1948, in Knoxville, IA, to Frank and Louise Whitlatch; and grew up in the Melcher-Dallas area. He lived most of his life in...
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Charles "Chuck" Colwell

February 8, 1930 - 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 mass at 11. A private burial at the St Benedict Cemetery will take place Friday, November 11th. Chuck was born February 8, 1930 in Algona, Iowa to...
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Charlotte Miller Neeld

June 1, 1946 - 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.m. A visitation will be held 5 to 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 8, 2016 at Memorial Services of Iowa (4208 N Ankeny Blvd) funeral home. Charlotte...
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Jaclynn McDowell

January 13, 1944 - 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 Moines and attended Valley High School and AIB. Jaclynn married Gary McDowell in 1966 at the Little Brown Church in Nashua. After raising her...
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Margie Elaine McCarthy

April 8, 1944 - 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 as a Registered Nurse from Lincoln General Hospital in Lincoln, NE. Upon graduation her first job as a nurse was at Annie Jeffrey Memorial...
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Paul Harding Calder

January 16, 1924 - 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 prior to the service. Paul was born in Eastport, Maine on January 16, 1924, the son of Frank and Louise Calder of Fairhaven, Deer Island, New Brunswick,...
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Daniel Thomas Kavadas

August 31, 1938 - 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., Wednesday, October 26, at Memorial Services of Iowa funeral home (4208 N Ankeny Blvd). Dan was born August 31, 1938 in Clinton, Iowa to Thomas and...
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Jerry St. Onge

November 19, 1931 - 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 for West Des Moines public schools until his retirement. He later went to work for IHOP, in Ankeny, for the last 15 years. He enjoyed fishing, gambling,...
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Dennis Lee Engelhart

February 21, 1940 - 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 21, 1940, to Mason Lee Engelhart and Beatrice Elizabeth (Hinman) Engelhart in Marshall County, Britton, South Dakota. He died October 13th, 2016. He...
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Lois J. Ades

May 10, 1937 - 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 Grundy Center, IA. She graduated from Boone High School, and married George Ades January 20, 1957. They made their home in Boone, IA until 1961,...
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V. Lorraine Love

October 28, 1924 - 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. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in Carlisle, Iowa. Lorraine was born October 28, 1924, in Des Moines,...
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Kelly Ann Davenport

October 2, 1958 - 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., Wednesday, October 12, 2016, also at the funeral home. Kelly was born October 2, 1958 in Des Moines, Iowa. She graduated from Martinsdale St. Mary's...
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Kenneth Richard Schaper

April 10, 1933 - 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 Iowa funeral home (4208 N Ankeny Blvd). Ken was born April 10, 1933 on the family farm near State Center, Iowa, and he graduated from Green Mountain...
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Marilyn L. Lande

December 13, 1946 - 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. Marilyn was born December 13, 1940 in Ames, Iowa, and she graduated from Ballard High School in 1965. She married Steve Lande in May of 1966, and they...
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William "Bill" Alexander

August 7, 1927 - 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., Wednesday, Sept. 28, also at the funeral home. Bill was born in Avoca, Iowa to Frank and Bertha (Garner) Alexander. He graduated High School from Red...
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Cathie Jane Bristow

July 5, 1944 - 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, grandmother, database and accounting system designer, builder, and developer, artist, the president of two companies, horseback rider, swimmer, design manager...
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Louis "Lou" Gieseke

September 16, 1927 - 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 at the funeral home. Louis was born September 16, 1927 in Janesville, MN, and graduated from the University of Minnesota. He served with the US...
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Madeleine Kay Taylor

March 3, 1946 - 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, also at the funeral home. Madeleine was born March 3, 1946 in Kansas City, MO. She graduated high school in 1964, and then graduated from Central...
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Leslie Herman Storey

February 18, 1930 - 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 Christ, in Ankeny. A visitation will be held 1 hour prior to the service. Leslie was born and went to school in Woodward, IA. He played football for...
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Harlan K Baker

April 2, 1926 - 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 served in the Army Air Corps. He received a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, and a master's in industrial education. K was a member of...
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Laurice James Kerns

April 14, 1928 - September 11, 2016

Laurice James Kerns, 88, of Ankeny passed away Sept. 11, 2016, with his family by his side. He had suffered from Lung Disease for 2 years. Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m., Sept. 15, 2016, at First Church of Christ (310 NW Ash). A visitation will be held 5 to 7:00 p.m., Sept 14, at Memorial Services of Iowa (4208 N Ankeny Blvd). Laurice was born April 14, 1928 in Plover, Iowa to Paul...
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Mark Howard Trusty

June 29, 1953 - September 5, 2016

Mark Howard Trusty stepped peacefully into eternity on Monday, September 5, 2016, with his family by his side. Mark was born in Fort Dodge, Iowa, on June 29, 1953 to Thomas and Mary (McDonald) Trusty. He graduated from Ankeny High School in 1971 where he excelled in sports, participating in basketball, baseball, and track, in which he placed second in the state in the two-mile. After high...
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Loren Ray Bowers

December 15, 1949 - August 31, 2016

Loren Ray Bowers, 66, of Ankeny passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family and friends on August 31, 2016. He was born December 15, 1949 in Des Moines, Iowa. He grew up in Carney and graduated from Ankeny High School in 1969. He joined the City of Ankeny as a police officer in 1970 and served his community until he retired in 1995. After his retirement he joined Graham Construction...
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David Lloyd Christensen

November 15, 1946 - August 23, 2016

David (Dave) Lloyd Christensen, 69 of Ankeny, Iowa, passed away peacefully on August 23rd at home with his family by his side, after fighting cancer for several years. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday, August 27, 2016, at Memorial Services of Iowa funeral home (4208 N Ankeny Blvd). A visitation will be held 5 to 7:00 p.m., Friday, August 26th, also at the funeral home. Dave was...
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Leon Wayne Purscell

April 29, 1952 - August 21, 2016

Leon W. Purscell, 64, of Altoona was called home August 21, 2016 to be with his Lord Jesus. A celebration of life will be held 6:00 p.m., August 25, 2016 at Cornerstone church (410 17th Ave. S.W., Altoona) Leon was born April 29, 1952 in Madison County Iowa to Lonnie and Leota Purscell, and he graduated from Winterset High School. He went on to serve with the US Army for 9 years. During his...
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Joyce Elaine Lundstrom

September 29, 1931 - August 17, 2016

Joyce E. Lundstrom, 84, of Ankeny died peacefully, August 17, 2016. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m., August 23, 2016 at Memorial Services of Iowa chapel (4208 N Ankeny Blvd). A visitation will be held 5 to 7:00 p.m., Monday, August 22, also at the chapel. Joyce was born September 29, 1931 in Minneapolis, MN to Roland and Hazel (Pierce) Struthers. She lived in Ankeny most of her life,...
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Nancy Jo Waugh

February 13, 1944 - July 25, 2016

Nancy Jo Waugh, 72, passed away Monday, July 25, 2016 at Arbor Springs in West Des Moines, of complications related to Alzheimer's disease. A funeral service will be held 10:30 a.m., Friday, July 29, 2016 at Memorial Services of Iowa funeral home (4208 N Ankeny Blvd). A visitation will be held 6 to 8:00 p.m., Thursday, July 28, also at the funeral home. Nancy was born February 13, 1944. She...
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Sandra Marie Keplinger

December 19, 1940 - July 21, 2016

Sandra Marie Keplinger quietly passed away Wednesday morning, July 20, 2016, surrounded by her spiritual friends and family. Born December 19, 1940, Sandy is survived by her two brothers, Wayne (Karen) Keplinger of Golden Valley, Minnesota and Jim (Kathleen) Keplinger of Marquette, Michigan. She had many nieces, nephews, grand nieces/nephews, as well as many close friends. She is preceded in...
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Christa May Schipper

June 1, 1982 - July 14, 2016

Christa was born in Des Moines, Iowa and graduated from Newton High School. Her life was cut short, but her love for her children will keep living through them for many years to come. She left her love for life in all that she did, and everyone she touched, especially her fiancé, Zach, who stood by her until her final moment. Christa is survived by her children; Abigail (16), Lily (14),...
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William "Bill" Peterson

July 26, 1939 - July 7, 2016

William Norman Peterson, 76, of Ankeny, Iowa passed away at the Sunny View Care Center on July 7, 2016 surrounded by his family. Bill was born on July 26, 1939 in Storm Lake to W. Norman and Ann (Jones) Peterson. He graduated from Providence High School in Sulphur Springs in 1957 and moved to Minneapolis. In 1959 he joined the Air Force but was medically discharged due to his severe migraines....
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Salvador Martinez Carreon

October 15, 1936 - July 2, 2016

Salvador Martinez Carreon, 79, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on July 2, 2016 in his home. Memorial visitation will be held from 6pm to 8pm on Tuesday, July 5 at Memorial Services of Iowa. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 11am at St. Joseph's Church. Private family internment will be held at a later date. Salvador was born on October 15, 1936 to Angela and...
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Randall & Betty Hirsch

June 30, 2016

Randall Hirsch, 83, of Ankeny passed away June 29, 2016, after a 4 year battle with cancer, and his wife Betty Hirsch, 86, passed away unexpectedly June 30, 2016. A joint memorial service will be held for them, 11:00 a.m., July 8, 2016, at Ankeny First United Methodist Church (206 SW Walnut, Ankeny, IA). Randall was born May 8, 1934, in Ankeny, Iowa to Floyd and Lela Hirsch. He was married to...
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Brenda Kay Hutt

October 30, 1943 - June 23, 2016

Brenda Kay Hutt, 72, passed away Thursday, June 23, 2016, at Mercy Hospital surrounded by family. Brenda was born in Searcy, AR, to William and Alice Howell on October 30, 1943. As a toddler, her family moved to Pontiac, MI, where she resided until she was 18. Brenda married her childhood sweetheart, Harry Hutt, and they moved to Sheldahl, IA, where they raised their family. Brenda worked...
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Richard Lee "Slick" Grant

September 2, 1947 - June 13, 2016

Richard Lee "Slick" Grant, 68, passed away at Taylor House, June 13, 2016. There will be no funeral services per his request. Slick was born Sept. 2, 1947 to Ross & Bette Grant. He was a 1966 ALHS graduate & went on to be an electrician for 47 years and a proud member of IBEW Local 347. He was a member of the NRA & enjoyed the shooting range, playing guitars, riding his harley, fishing &...
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Garry Eugene Meyer

June 24, 1943 - May 31, 2016

Garry Eugene Meyer, 72, of Des Moines passed away May 31, 2016. A memorial service will be held 10:30 a.m., Saturday, June 4, 2016 at the Ankeny Memorial Chapel (4208 N. Ankeny Blvd). Garry was born June 24, 1943 in Jacksonville, Florida. He served with the US Navy for 4 years, and then with the US Coast Guard until his retirement. Garry is survived by his mother, Orvilla Meyer; brothers,...
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Carol Lee Ahn

October 12, 1950 - May 30, 2016

Carol Lee Ahn, 65, passed away May 30, 2016 at Taylor House in Des Moines. Burial will be held at a later date, and per her request no services will be held. Carol was born October 12, 1950 to Fred and Wilma June West. She married James Ahn February 6, 1969, and together they had 2 sons. Carol is survived by her husband Jim; sons, Steven James Ahn of Des Moines, and Troy Dale (Julie) Ahn of...
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Darrell Dean Eilander

June 14, 1938 - May 17, 2016

Darrell Dean Eilander, 81, of Ankeny, was called home on May 17, 2016, due to complications of a cardiac arrest. Celebration of life will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, May 21, 2016, at Ankeny First United Methodist Church, where he had been a member since 1966. A visitation will be held from 5-7:00 p.m., Friday, May 20th at the Ankeny Memorial Chapel. Darrell was born on June 14, 1934. He...
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Martin Thomas Puhr

June 3, 1948 - May 14, 2016

Martin "Marty" Puhr, 67, of Ankeny passed away May 14, 2016 at his home, surrounded by family. A memorial service will be held 3:00 p.m., Saturday May 21, 2016, at Memorial Services of Iowa Chapel (4208 North Ankeny Blvd). A visitation will be held 1 hour prior to the service. Marty was born June 3, 1948 in Hackensack, MN. After graduating from high school, he joined the US Marine Corp, and...
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Francis "Franny" Johnson

November 27, 1930 - May 13, 2016

Francis "Franny" Johnson, 85, of Ankeny passed away May 13, 2016, at Mercy Hospice in Johnston, after a lengthy illness. A memorial service will be held 11:00 a.m., Wednesday May 18, 2016, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Ankeny. Graveside services will be held 11:00 a.m., Friday, May 20, 2016 at Durant Cemetery, Durant, IA. Franny was born November 27, 1930 in Durant, IA, to Frank and...
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Marlow Scott Cowan

February 19, 1919 - May 12, 2016

Marlow Scott Cowan, God's faithful servant, was welcomed joyfully home by his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ Thurs. May 12, 2016. Please join us for a celebration of Marlow's life at the Lutheran Church of Hope, 520 NW 36th Street Ankeny, Iowa 50023, 3:30pm Sun. May 15, 2016.Marlow was an only child born Feb. 19, 1919 in Rochester, Minnesota to Frank and Bertha Cowan. He married Frances Deforest...
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Victor Arnold Machir

May 27, 1942 - May 7, 2016

Victor Arnold Machir, 73, passed on May 7th, 2016 peacefully with his family by his side. Visitation will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 14th with services following at 11 a.m. at Memorial Services of Iowa. Vic was born on May 27th, 1942 to Diela (Henderson) and Morton Machir. He adored his step-father, George Hartman. He was raised on the east side of Des Moines, Iowa and resided in the...
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Ronald Ray Reynolds

July 28, 1941 - May 4, 2016

Ronald Ray Reynolds, 74, left his beloved home in Dexter IA to join his heavenly family on May 4, 2016, following a brief yet courageous battle with cancer. In honor of Ron the family will receive visitors from 2-3 pm on May 10, 2016 at the Crossroad Evangelical Free Church in Earlham, IA. A Memorial Service will follow at 3 pm. Refreshments to be served immediately following. A family burial...
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Joan Kay Flint

December 16, 1944 - May 3, 2016

Joan Kay Flint, 71, of Waukee, Iowa, joined her heavenly father on May 3, 2016. A memorial service will be held 11:00 a.m., Saturday, May 14, 2016 at DSM First (2725 Merle Hay Rd.) She was born December 16, 1944, in Spencer, Iowa, where she graduated high school. Throughout her life, Joan worked as a nurse's aid, encyclopedia salesperson, group home attendant, house cleaner, and...
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Herbert Oscar Wilkinson

March 11, 1933 - April 29, 2016

Herbert O. Wilkinson, 83, passed away April 29, 2016, at Sunny View Care Center. Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Tuesday May 3, 2016 at First Church of Christ (310 NW Ash, Ankeny). A visitation will be held Monday evening from 6 to 8 p.m., also at the church. Herb was born in Winterset, IA on March 11, 1933, the son of Alvie and Laura Wilkinson. After graduating from Winterset...
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Robert "Bob" Eppard

April 3, 1938 - April 25, 2016

Robert "Bob" Eppard passed away April 25, 2016. His going home party will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, April 30, 2016 at Johnston E-Free Church. A visitation will be 9:30 – 11:00 a.m., prior to the service. A family burial will be at a later date at Rose Grove Cemetery in Williams, Iowa. Bob was born April 3, 1938 in Webster City, Iowa, to Donald and Gladys (Westwick) Eppard. He grew up on the...
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Robert F. Miller

June 9, 1923 - April 22, 2016

Having lived a long and full life, Robert F. Miller, 92, passed away at Taylor House Hospice in Des Moines on Friday, April 22, 2016. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 a.m., Thursday. April 28, 2016 at All Saints Catholic Church (650 NE 52nd Ave) with burial to follow at Pine Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be 6 – 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 27th at Ankeny Memorial Chapel (4208...
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Patrick F. Crouch

August 31, 1952 - April 20, 2016

Patrick F. Crouch, 63, of Prairie City went to be with the Lord, April 20, 2016, after a long and courageous battle with skin cancer. Pat will always be remembered for his kind and caring heart. He spent much of his life as a valiant caregiver. Patrick is survived by his Sister, Mary Exley, and two brothers Bill and Mark (Sandy), numerous nieces and nephews, and great nieces and nephews. His...
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Francine "Frannie" Hermann

September 17, 1932 - April 17, 2016

FRANCINE (CAMPANELLA) HERMANN Francine Hermann, 83, passed away on Sunday, April 17, 2016. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m., Thursday, April 21, 2016 at Our Lady's Immaculate Heart Catholic Church. A visitation will be held 1 hour prior to the Mass, also at the church. She lived a very long, productive and happy life. Francine was born in Brooklyn, New York on September 17...
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Eric John Marvel

January 19, 1973 - April 14, 2016

Eric John Marvel went to be with the Lord on April 14, 2016, a senseless casualty of a glioblastoma multiforme. Eric was born in Peoria, IL on January 19, 1973. He moved to Ankeny with his family in 1986 where he has resided ever since. He graduated from Ankeny High School in 1991 and then entered the Diesel Mechanic Program at DMACC. He pursued his passion for trucks and trucking in different...
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Josephine "Jo" Katherine Heston

May 2, 1925 - April 13, 2016

Josephine "Jo" Katherine (Beener) Heston, 90, passed away peacefully Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at Taylor House Hospice in Des Moines. She was born on May 2nd, 1925 to Phillip and Elizabeth (Miller) Beener in Des Moines, IA. A visitation will be held 5 to 7:00 p.m., Friday, April 15, 2016 at Memorial Services of Iowa funeral home (4208 N Ankeny Blvd). A funeral service will be held 11:00 a.m.,...
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Mildred "Millie" Matijevich

November 17, 1928 - April 9, 2016

Mildred Louise Matijevich, 87, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on Saturday, April 9, 2016. A memorial service will be held 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at Memorial Services of Iowa Funeral Chapel (4208 N. Ankeny Blvd). A visitation will be held 1 hour prior to service. Millie was born in Jacksonville, Illinois on November 17, 1928 to Maurice and Edna Crabbe. ...
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Marsha Lynn Caffrey

April 12, 1951 - April 2, 2016

Marsha Lynn Caffrey, 64, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 2, 2016 at her home surrounded by her family. Funeral services will be Thursday, April 7 at 10:30 at Our Lady's Immaculate Heart Church. Visitation will be Wednesday, April 6 from 5:00- 7:00 at Memorial Services of Iowa chapel. Marsha was born April 12, 1951 in Cherokee, Iowa to Edwin and DeLoris (Peterson) Johnson. She grew...
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Sarah K. Magnani

December 23, 1930 - March 23, 2016

Sarah Magnani, 85, of Ankeny died of pancreatic cancer on March 23, 2016. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, March 30, 2016, at Our Lady's Immaculate Heart Church. A visitation will be held from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m., with a prayer service at 7:00, on Tuesday, March 29, 2016, also at the church. Sarah was born on December 23, 1930 in Madrid, Iowa to Pete and Sunta ...
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Scott Allan Moon

August 7, 1968 - March 22, 2016

Scott A. Moon, 47, of Ankeny passed away unexpectedly at home, March 22, 2016. A visitation will be held 6 – 8:00p.m., Thursday, March 24, 2016 at Memorial Services of Iowa funeral home (4208 N Ankeny Blvd). A memorial service will be held 10:30 a.m., Friday, March 25, 2016, also at the funeral home. Scott was born August 7, 1968, and grew up in Ankeny. He graduated from Ankeny High School...
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Terry Doling

November 7, 1957 - March 18, 2016

Terry Doling, 58, of Ankeny, passed away unexpectedly on March 18, 2016. Terry was born in Iowa City to Thomas and Eleanor Doling, where he met the love of his life, Barbara Doling. They became high-school sweethearts and got married on August 25, 1979. Terry graduated from the University of Iowa in 1981 and went on to work 25 years for Payless Cashways. He spent the past 14 years as a...
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Patricia Ann Riggs

June 25, 1938 - March 2, 2016

Patricia Ann Riggs, 77, of Des Moines passed away March 2, 2016. A Memorial Service will be held 6:00 p.m., Monday, March 7, 2016 at Cornerstone Church in Altoona (410 S.W. 17th Ave.) Patricia was born June 25, 1938 in Madison County, Iowa, the youngest of 15 children. She was a strong independent pioneer woman. She enjoyed hunting squirrels, shooting rattlesnakes, fishing, bingo, playing...
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Curtis "Curt" MacVey

October 26, 1933 - February 28, 2016

Curtis Gerald MacVey, 82, of Ankeny, passed away February 28, 2016. Funeral services will be held 10:30a.m., Friday, March 4, 2016 at Ankeny First United Methodist Church. A visitation will be held 5:00-7:00 p.m., Thursday, March 3rd, at Ankeny Memorial Chapel (4208 N. Ankeny Blvd). "Curt" was born October 26, 1933 in Forest City, Iowa, the first child of Alice and Earl MacVey. He grew up in...
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Raymond Albert Romick

March 8, 1922 - February 25, 2016

Raymond Albert Romick, 93, of Alleman passed away February 25, 2016 in the care of VA Hospice. Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m., February 29, 2016 at the Ankeny Church of The Brethren (417 S.E. Grant St., Ankeny) A visitation will be held 3-5:00 p.m., Sunday, February 28th, at Ankeny Memorial Chapel (4208 N. Ankeny Blvd.) Ray was born March 8, 1922 in Colfax, Iowa to Charles Landis and...
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Toby James Logsdon

September 25, 1955 - February 24, 2016

Toby J. Logsdon, 60, of Des Moines passed away February 24, 2016, at his home. Interment will be at the Iowa Veterans Cemetery. Toby was born Sept. 25, 1955, and grew up in Pleasantville, IA. Toby was a loving Son, Father, Brother, and Grandfather. He is survived by his 4 children, Tracy (Stephanie), Travis (Amy), Ali, and Lindsay (Cody); 3 granddaughters, Chloe, Katalina, and Willow; a...
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Dorothy Mae Clemens

November 9, 1918 - February 23, 2016

Dorothy Mae Clemens, 97, passed away on Tuesday February 23, 2016, at Methodist Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa, after illness. Dorothy was born November 9, 1918 in her home in Melbourne, Iowa to James Arthur and Myrtle Diggins. She graduated from Melbourne High school in 1939 after surviving the severe weather of 1936 and 1939 and the big market meltdown of 1939. Dorothy would trek to Des Moines...
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Marilyn Gay Davis

July 14, 1938 - February 22, 2016

Marilyn Gay Davis, 77, of Des Moines passed away February 22, 2016 at Mercy Hospital. Marilyn was born at home in Des Moines Iowa on July 14, 1938 to Ocie and Esta Overton. She was raised in Des Moines and graduated from East High School in 1956. When she was 23 (1962) she met her husband of 53 years at the Kings Host Restaurant on Ingersoll. They married in 1964. Marilyn and Harrison ('Skip'...
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Kimberly "Kim" Ann Fitzgerald

July 18, 1968 - February 14, 2016

Kimberly (Kim) Ann Fitzgerald, 47, of Ankeny, Iowa was surrounded by her loved ones as she passed from complications after a heart attack at Nebraska Medical in Omaha on February 14, 2016. A Celebration of her life will be held at Ankeny First United Methodist Church on Saturday, February 27th at 11:00 a.m. with lunch to follow. Kim was born in Des Moines, Iowa on July 18, 1968, the youngest...
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Louise Shirley Treangen

December 31, 1928 - February 11, 2016

Louise Shirley (Parker) Treangen, 87, passed away February 11, 2016, at the Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown. Louise previously lived in Ankeny. A Funeral Mass will be held on the Friday of Mother's Day Weekend, May 6, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. at Our Lady's Immaculate Heart Church in Ankeny. A visitation will be held 1 hour prior to the Mass, also at the church. Born Dec. 31, 1928, to Lela...
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Larry Douglas Akin

December 18, 1951 - February 11, 2016

Larry Douglas Akin, 64, went to be with his Lord and Savior on February 11, 2016. A funeral service will be held 10:30 a.m., Monday February 15, 2016, at Slater Baptist Church with burial to follow at the Slater Cemetery. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Larry's life. Larry was born December 18, 1951, in Chance, Kentucky to Oris Guy and Dorothy Mae Akin. He attended Faith Baptist Bible...
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Ronald "Ron" Dean Walker

August 31, 1933 - January 29, 2016

Ronald "Ron" Dean Walker, 82, of Ankeny passed away Friday, January 29, 2016, surrounded by loved ones. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Friday, February 5, 2016, at Memorial Services of Iowa funeral home (4208 N Ankeny Blvd). A visitation will be held 5 – 7:00 p.m., Thursday, February 4th, also at the funeral home. At Ron's request everyone should dress casual for the visitation. ...
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Richard "Rick" Stanley Russell

February 18, 1952 - January 20, 2016

RICHARD "RICK" STANLEY RUSSELL February 18, 1952 – January 20, 2016 Richard "Rick" Stanley Russell, 63, of Ankeny passed away January 20, 2016 at the Veterans Administration Hospice Center in Des Moines, Iowa due to complications from Diabetes and Congestive Heart Failure. He was surrounded by his family and the caring staff. A memorial service will be held 11:00am, Saturday, January 30...
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Kristina "Kristi" Marie Masters

December 12, 1979 - January 19, 2016

Kristina (Kristi) Marie Masters died in a car accident on Tuesday January 19, 2016. She was born in Fargo, North Dakota on December 12, 1979 to Jill and Mark Bale. Her family moved to Lincoln, Nebraska in 1990. She married her high school sweetheart and love of her life Matthew Masters in Lincoln on July 27, 2002 and they had two beautiful sons; Zachary (7) and Tyler (3). After graduating from...
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Carol Lynn Lee

October 9, 1957 - January 9, 2016

Carol Lynn (Rhoades) Lee Carol Lee, 58, of Ankeny, passed away January 9, 2016 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. A memorial service will be held 3:00 p.m., Saturday, January 23, 2016 at Ankeny Christian Church (2506 SW. 3rd Street, Ankeny Carol was born October 9, 1957 to Naomi Elizabeth (McCartney) Rhoades and Ivan Eugene Rhoades. She graduated from Hoover High School in 1974 and was...
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Roy Luedtke, Jr.

March 3, 1956 - January 9, 2016

Our dearest Roy Luedtke, 59, of Polk City passed away January 9, 2016. Roy had been an employee at Pioneer for the last 32 years. During his time at Pioneer he was able to explore the entire world and meet many friends along the way. He enjoyed his work and was able to accomplish many things during the past 32 years. Roy was born in Waupaca WI and was raised in Zittau WI on a dairy farm with...
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Mary Rose Vonnahme

September 21, 1930 - January 1, 2016

Mary Rose (Lammers) Vonnahme was born on September 21, 1930 in Carroll, Iowa to Frank and Minnie Lammers. She passed away January 1, 2016 at Mercy Hospice in Johnston, Iowa. Mary and her husband Wayne were married in Carroll on June 22, 1949. They lived in several places over their lifetime together. Their adventures with eight children took them from Carroll, Coon Rapids, Guthrie Center,...
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Donald Ray Sardeson

June 26, 1948 - December 25, 2015

Donald Ray Sardeson, 67, of Ankeny, Iowa passed away Friday, December 25 after a brief and intense battle with cancer. Don was born June 26, 1948 in Portland, Oregon to Stephen and Gladys Sardeson. Following his father's death in 1950, he moved to Sioux City, Iowa with his mother and younger brother, Grover. He graduated from Sioux City East High School in 1966 and married Cynthia Wingfield on...
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