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  • Jennifer Louise Duede Obituary Photo
    Jennifer Louise Duede, 68 Ankeny, Iowa

    March 8, 1950 - September 18, 2018

    Jennifer L. Duede, 68 of Ankeny, passed away on Sep. 18, 2018 at University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City, IA. A visitation will be held at Memorial Services of Iowa Funeral Home (4208 N Ankeny Blvd.) on Saturday, Sept....


  • Vicki Best Obituary Photo
    Vicki Best Ankeny, Iowa

    September 15, 2018

    Vicki Best, 59, of Ankeny, passed away September 15, 2018 under the care of the nurses at the Kavanagh House ending a 4 year battle with cancer. A visitation will be held 5:00 to 7:00 p. m., Thursday, September 20 at...


  • Ruth L. Burrows Obituary Photo
    Ruth L. Burrows, 92 Ankeny, Iowa

    October 15, 1925 - September 6, 2018

    Ruth Burrows of Ankeny died Sept. 6, 2018 at Ramsey Village after a valiant fight against old age. Ruth was born Oct. 15, 1925 on the family farm outside Glen Haven, WI. She was the youngest of six children born to...


  • Medha K Johnson Obituary Photo
    Medha K Johnson, 79 Ankeny, Iowa

    March 14, 1939 - September 2, 2018

    Medha Petzenhauser Johnson was born on March 14, 1939 in Auburn Iowa. She was passionate about music, travel and collecting interesting rocks and semi precious stones. She is survived by her husband of 59 years...


  • Guido Sanger, Sr. Obituary Photo
    Guido Sanger, Sr., 89 Carney, Iowa

    June 4, 1929 - September 1, 2018

    Guido Sanger Sr., 89, of Carney passed away September 1, 2018. A funeral will be held 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 6th at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church (517 SW Des Moines St., Ankeny). A visitation will be held 5 to 7:00...


  • Gary Lee Cloud Obituary Photo
    Gary Lee Cloud, 75 Ankeny, Iowa

    December 8, 1942 - August 31, 2018

    Gary Lee Cloud, 75, died August 31, 1018 at Bethany Manor in Story City. A Memorial service will be held 10:30 a.m., Wednesday September 5th at Ankeny Presbyterian Church, 317 SE Trilein Drive, Ankeny, Iowa. ...


  • Elaine Mildred Wiese Obituary Photo
    Elaine Mildred Wiese, 77 Mission, Texas

    May 31, 1941 - August 29, 2018

    Elaine Mildred Wiese, 77, formerly of Ankeny put her trust in the Lord Aug. 29th and due to complications from surgery, she went to be with God her Savior, and Family. A visitation will be held 5 to 7:00 p.m., Monday,...


  • Fumiyo "Marian" Reis Obituary Photo
    Fumiyo "Marian" Reis, 93 Ankeny, Iowa

    July 27, 1925 - August 28, 2018

    Fumiyo "Marian" Reis passed away on Tuesday, August 28, 2018, at the age of 93. Fumiyo was born on July 27, 1925 in Heito, Taiwan (then known as Formosa, under Japanese rule), to Yoshio and Ine Morita. She enjoyed a...


  • David "Dave" Snodgrass Obituary Photo
    David "Dave" Snodgrass, 81 Des Moines, Iowa

    June 6, 1937 - August 23, 2018

    David "Dave" Warren Snodgrass, 81 of Des Moines, passed away at his home with family by his side. Services are pending at this moment for the family. Dave was survived by his son Mark Warywoda; grandson Richard Smithart...


  • Marjorie Ann "Margi" Clark Obituary Photo
    Marjorie Ann "Margi" Clark, 68 Ankeny, Iowa

    June 26, 1950 - August 15, 2018

    Marjorie Ann (Monke) Clark, 68, of Ankeny, Iowa, went home to be with her Lord on Wednesday, August 15, 2018, after her battle with ALS. Margi was born June 26, 1950 in Ogden, Utah to Earl and Dona Monke, joining her...


  • Carole Catherine Holmes, 80 Des Moines, Iowa

    June 9, 1938 - August 11, 2018

    Carole Holmes, age 80, of Des Moines, Iowa, passed away Saturday evening August 11, 2018 at Kavanagh House in Des Moines, Iowa. No services are planned at this time for the Holmes family.


  • Dean Laverne Heggen Obituary Photo
    Dean Laverne Heggen, 93 Des Moines, Iowa

    April 6, 1925 - August 10, 2018

    Dean Laverne Heggen, 93, passed away in Des Moines on August 10, 2018. Dean was born in Alleman, Iowa to Henry and Nora Heggen. He graduated from Alleman High School and attended AIB in Des Moines. He retired from...


  • Doneta  Arlene McVey Obituary Photo
    Doneta Arlene McVey, 67 Des Moines, Iowa

    November 30, 1950 - August 9, 2018

    Doneta Arlene McVey 67 of Des Moines Doneta passed away in her sleep early in the morning Thursday, August 9, 2018 at Granger Nursing Home in Granger, Iowa, after a long struggle due to an undiagnosed deteriorating...


  • Orval Earl Spence, Jr. Obituary Photo
    Orval Earl Spence, Jr., 73 Ankeny, Iowa

    December 15, 1944 - August 7, 2018

    Orval Earl Spence Jr., Ankeny, Iowa, age 73, departed his earthly life on August 7, 2018 at Mercy Hospice in Johnston, Iowa following a brief battle with pancreatic cancer. He was surrounded by family and friends...


  • Larry Joe Fruhling Obituary Photo
    Larry Joe Fruhling, 77 Ankeny, Iowa

    January 3, 1941 - August 6, 2018

    Larry Fruhling, 77, retired Des Moines Register storyteller, dies of Lou Gehrig's disease Monday, August 6, 2018 at his Ankeny home. A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at Memorial Services of Iowa in...


  • Max Gene Welshhons Obituary Photo
    Max Gene Welshhons, 88 Ankeny, Iowa

    August 3, 1930 - August 6, 2018

    Max Gene Welshhons, age 88, of Ankeny, IA died peacefully on Monday, August 6, 2018. A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, August 11, 2018 at Grace United Methodist Church, 3700 Cottage Grove in Des...


  • H. R.  "Dick" Luke Obituary Photo
    H. R. "Dick" Luke, 83 Ankeny, Iowa

    January 24, 1935 - August 3, 2018

    "Dick" Luke, 83, of Ankeny, passed away at home on Friday, August 3rd, 2018. A memorial service will be held at 5p.m., Wednesday August 8, 2018 at Saylorville Church (6429 NW 6th Dr, Des Moines), where Dick and Carol...


  • Jeanette Grace Olofson Obituary Photo
    Jeanette Grace Olofson, 97 Ankeny, Iowa

    March 16, 1921 - August 3, 2018

    Jeanette "Jan" Grace Olofson was born in Marathon, Iowa on March 16, 1921, daughter of Franz Oscar and Ida (Lindgren) Danielson. She passed away Friday, August 3, 2018 at the age of 97. A memorial service will be held...


  • Melvin Eugene Flanders Obituary Photo
    Melvin Eugene Flanders, 73 Ankeny, Iowa

    April 2, 1945 - August 1, 2018

    Melvin E. Flanders, 73, of Ankeny (formerly Polk City) passed away August 1, 2018 due to complications of Congestive Heart Failure and several system complications of "Agent Orange" A visitation will be...


  • Judy Elizabeth Davis, 72 Altoona, Iowa

    September 6, 1945 - July 29, 2018

    Judy Davis, age 72, of Altoona, passed away on Sunday morning, July 29, 2018, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa. Judy was survived by her husband Donald D. Davis of Altoona; an her son Mark Davis of Ankeny....


  • Felix Mandujano, 68 Des Moines, Iowa

    September 3, 1949 - July 22, 2018

    Felix Mandujano, 68, of Des Moines, Iowa passed away at his home in Des Moines. Arrangements are pending at this time.


  • Howard Charles Ruder Jensen, 86 Des Moines, Iowa

    August 10, 1931 - July 20, 2018

    Howard Jensen, 86 of Des Moines, passed away at Trinity Center at Luther Park on the morning of July 20, 2018. A memorial gravesite service will be held at a later date at Hughes Cemetery in Jackson County, MN.


  • Charlotte  Worswick Obituary Photo
    Charlotte Worswick, 75 Ankeny, Iowa

    December 19, 1942 - July 20, 2018

    Charlotte Worswick, 76, of Ankeny, died Friday July 20, 2018 at home surrounded by family. A memorial service will be held 4:00 p.m., Friday, July 27, 2018 at Ankeny First United Methodist Church (206 S.W. Walnut). A...


  • Darrell Boyd Greiman Obituary Photo
    Darrell Boyd Greiman, 86 Ankeny, Iowa

    May 7, 1932 - July 19, 2018

    Darrell Greiman, 86, of Ankeny passed away July 19, 2018. Darrell was born to Reuben and Lola (Bergefer) in Garner, Iowa, on May 7, 1932. He graduated from Radcliffe High School. Darrell enjoyed working with anything...


  • Lorraine Alta Rankin Obituary Photo
    Lorraine Alta Rankin, 85 Ankeny, Iowa

    October 9, 1932 - July 18, 2018

    On Wednesday, July 18, 2018, Lorraine Rankin passed away at home with her family by her side. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., on Saturday, July 21 at Lutheran Church of Hope at their Ankeny Campus (520 NW...