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  • Wilford Anderson Obituary Photo
    Wilford Anderson, 94 Adel, Iowa

    October 11, 1923 - February 18, 2018

    Wilford Anderson, 94, passed away on Sunday, February 18, 2018. A memorial service will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, February 24, 2018 at the United Methodist Church in Adel, Iowa. Wilford Anderson (Andy) was born in...

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  • Norma  Jean  Justice Obituary Photo
    Norma Jean Justice, 85 Ankeny, Iowa

    March 12, 1932 - February 18, 2018

    Norma Jean Justice, 85, of Ankeny passed away February 18, 2018. Funeral services will be held 10:30a.m., Friday, February 23, 2018 at St. Paul Lutheran Church (1100 S.E. Sharon Dr, Ankeny) with burial to follow at...

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  • John Newton Javaux Obituary Photo
    John Newton Javaux, 63 Ankeny, Iowa

    February 22, 1954 - February 16, 2018

    John Newton Javaux, 63, entered heaven at Taylor House in Des Moines, Iowa on February 16, 2018 after a brief battle with cancer. John was born February 22, 1954 to Merle Newton and Freda Miriam (Monfort) Javaux in...

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  • Jerald Gordon Nordin Obituary Photo
    Jerald Gordon Nordin, 81 Ames, Iowa

    November 25, 1936 - February 10, 2018

    Jerald Gordon Nordin, 81, Ames, IA took his final journey home peacefully February 10, 2018 at Israel Family Hospice House, Ames, IA. A celebration of Jerald's life will be held 11:00 a.m., February 16, 2018 at...

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  • Rodney John Meier Obituary Photo
    Rodney John Meier, 75 Ankeny, Iowa

    February 7, 1943 - February 10, 2018

    Rodney Meier, 75, of Ankeny passed away February 10, 2018. A visitation will be held 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Thursday, February 15, 2017 at Memorial Services of Iowa funeral home (4208 N. Ankeny Blvd). A private...

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  • Thomas Jay  Hart Obituary Photo
    Thomas Jay Hart, 67 Ankeny, Iowa

    January 17, 1951 - February 10, 2018

    Thomas Hart, of Ankeny, Iowa, lost his battle with cancer at home on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at the age of 67. A Funeral Mass will be held 10:30 a.m., with a visitation at 9:30 a.m., on Friday, February 16 at Our...

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  • Pat  Kae Brewbaker Obituary Photo
    Pat Kae Brewbaker, 78 Ankeny, Iowa

    March 14, 1939 - February 9, 2018

    Pat Brewbaker, 78 of Ankeny died Friday, February 9, 2018 at the Mill Pond Care Center from complications of a rare neurological disorder. Visitation will be held 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 14th at...

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  • John Gilbert Brokofsky, 61 Des Moines, Iowa

    August 20, 1956 - February 6, 2018

    John Brokofsky, 61 of Des Moines, IA passed away Tuesday morning February 6, 2018 of pulmonary fibrosis. John worked as a painter and he was also a loving father of three. He was a loving grandfather of seven and one...

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  • Jon Jeffery Hagge Obituary Photo
    Jon Jeffery Hagge, 64 Ankeny, Iowa

    December 18, 1953 - January 26, 2018

    Jon Jeffrey Hagge, 64 of Ankeny, died at home Friday, January 26, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Thursday, February 1st at Memorial Services of Iowa Funeral Home, 4208 N. Ankeny Blvd. Visitation...

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  • Mary Katherine Fontana Obituary Photo
    Mary Katherine Fontana, 84 Ankeny, Iowa

    June 28, 1933 - January 20, 2018

    Mary Fontana, 84, of Ankeny passed away January 20, 2018 at Sunny View Care Center. A funeral service will be held 10:00 a.m., Friday, February 2, 2018 at Our Lady's Immaculate Heart Church. A visitation will be held...

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  • Evelyn  L. Lilly Obituary Photo
    Evelyn L. Lilly, 92 Ankeny, Iowa

    July 24, 1925 - January 20, 2018

    Evelyn L. (Carr) Lilly passed away on January 20, 2018. At 92 years old, Mom decided that it was time to go home. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at Memorial Services of Iowa...

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  • John "Jack" Dyer Obituary Photo
    John "Jack" Dyer, 81 Ankeny, Iowa

    August 26, 1936 - January 7, 2018

    John "Jack" T. Dyer, 81, of Ankeny passed away January 7, 2018 at Taylor House Hospice. Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m., Thursday, January 11, 2018 at Our Lady's Immaculate Heart Church. A visitation will be...

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  • Alan  "Al" Van Kley Obituary Photo
    Alan "Al" Van Kley, 76 Ankeny, Iowa

    February 5, 1941 - January 7, 2018

    Al Van Kley, the son of Arie and Jeanne Van Kley, was born February 5, 1941 in Ocheyedan, Iowa. He graduated from Ocheyedan High School in 1959 and Iowa State University in 1963 in Farm Operations. He maintained a...

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  • Frances  Rae Cowan Obituary Photo
    Frances Rae Cowan, 92 Ankeny, Iowa

    July 18, 1925 - January 4, 2018

    Frances Rae Cowan, God's faithful, beautiful, loving servant was welcomed joyfully home by her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on January 4, 2018. Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, January 9, 2017 at...

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  • Noriko "Niki" Smith Obituary Photo
    Noriko "Niki" Smith, 83 Des Moines, Iowa

    July 22, 1934 - December 28, 2017

    Beloved sister, aunt, grandmother, great grandmother. Noriko Smith, 83, passed away December 28th, 2017 at Taylor House in Des Moines, Iowa. Noriko was born in Sapporo, Japan in July 1934. Preceded in death by...

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  • William Richard Failor Obituary Photo
    William Richard Failor, 91 Ankeny, Iowa

    June 10, 1926 - December 28, 2017

    William Richard Failor, 91, a resident of Ankeny for 45 years and formerly of Marion, died December 28 at Mercy Hospice, after a 3-month illness. A visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 3 from 4:00 to 7:00 pm at...

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  • Robert W. Bettle Obituary Photo
    Robert W. Bettle, 76 Ankeny, Iowa

    September 1, 1941 - December 22, 2017

    Robert (Bob) Bettle, of Ankeny, passed away on December 22, 2017. A visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, December 29, 2017 at Memorial Services of Iowa funeral home (4208 N Ankeny Blvd)....

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  • Richard "Dick" King Obituary Photo
    Richard "Dick" King, 78 Ankeny, Iowa

    March 30, 1939 - December 21, 2017

    Richard (Dick) Gary King, 78, of Ankeny, died on Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017, at Israel Family Hospice House in Ames. A funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017, at Ankeny Presbyterian Church, with...

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  • Catherine Elaine Berger Obituary Photo
    Catherine Elaine Berger, 68 Huxley, Iowa

    April 17, 1949 - December 21, 2017

    Catherine Berger, 68, of Huxley passed away December 21, 2017 at Israel House Hospice in Ames. A visitation will be held 5:00 – 7:00 p.m., Thursday, December 28, 2017 at Memorial Services of Iowa funeral home (4208 N...

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  • Robert Earl Stemler Obituary Photo
    Robert Earl Stemler, 85 Ankeny, Iowa

    July 18, 1932 - December 20, 2017

    Robert Earl Stemler, 85, of Ankeny passed away December 20, 2017. Graveside services will be held indoors, 10:00 a.m., Thursday, December 28th at Ankeny Memorial Gardens. A celebration of life open house will be held...

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  • Irene Luella Wilkins  Obituary Photo
    Irene Luella Wilkins , 94 Boone, Iowa

    November 26, 1923 - December 18, 2017

    Irene Luella "Babe" (nee Hand) Wilkins was born November 26, 1923 at the farm home near Pilot Mound, Iowa. She joined the family of angels on December 18, 2017 at the Westhaven Community in Boone, Iowa. She...

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  • David L. Smith Obituary Photo
    David L. Smith, 65 Des Moines, Iowa

    November 24, 1952 - December 15, 2017

    David L. Smith, 65, of Des Moines passed away on December 15, 2017 surrounded by his family. In honor of David's request he will be cremated and a gathering will be held Tuesday, December 19, 2017 from 6 PM- 8 PM at...

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  • Ruth  Gudim Wold Obituary Photo
    Ruth Gudim Wold, 99 Ankeny, Iowa

    February 11, 1918 - December 13, 2017

    Ruth Clarinda Jennette Gudim Wold was born on February 11, 1918, in Fargo, North Dakota, the oldest daughter of Albert and Margit (Lee) Gudim. She graduated from Newfolden High School in 1936, and from Augsburg...

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  • Edward Rodger Kinlein Obituary Photo
    Edward Rodger Kinlein, 80 Ankeny, Iowa

    May 10, 1937 - December 13, 2017

    Edward R. Kinlein, 80, of Ankeny passed away December 13th, 2017. A Funeral Mass will be held 10:30 a.m., Saturday, December 16, 2017 at Our Lady's Immaculate Heart Church. A visitation will be held 1 hour prior to...

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  • Larry Edwin Trumper Obituary Photo
    Larry Edwin Trumper, 63 Ankeny, Iowa

    October 5, 1954 - November 30, 2017

    Larry Trumper has no friends because everyone he knew became family. Larry Edwin Trumper was born to Roma and Fred Trumper on October 5, 1954. He grew up on a Clio, Iowa farm with his siblings David (Elora), Anice ...

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