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November 23, 2017

Gary A. Bernstrauch Sr.

Gary A. Bernstrauch Sr.

Milo, IA

Gary A. Bernstrauch Sr. Milo Celebration of Life services for Gary Albert Bernstrauch Sr, 60, who passed away Sunday, November 19, 2017, will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, November 25 at Overton Funeral Home in Indianola. The family will greet friends one hour prior to services...

Mary Esther Johnson

Mary Esther Johnson

Marshalltown (Formerly Of Peru), IA

Mary Esther Johnson Marshalltown (formerly of Peru) Mary Esther Johnson, 91, of Marshalltown, Iowa, died Sunday, November 19, 2017 at the Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown. Funeral services will be held 10:30 AM Saturday, November 25, at the Peru United Methodist Church in...

Edward "Hank" Marten

Edward "Hank" Marten

Urbandale, IA

Edward "Hank" Marten Urbandale Ed passed away on Saturday, November 18 at the age of 75 after a long and heroic battle with multiple health issues. Per his wishes, cremation was performed and his remains will be buried in Aspen Grove Cemetery in Burlington, Iowa. No funeral...

Becky McIlrath (DePenning)

Becky McIlrath (DePenning)

Urbandale, IA

Becky (DePenning) McIlrath Urbandale Becky Jo (DePenning) McIlrath, 46, passed away suddenly at home on November 17, 2017. Visitation will be held from 12:30-2:00pm, Sunday, November 26, 2017 at Meredith Drive Reformed Church, 5128 Meredith Drive in Des Moines, followed by...

Patricia Ann Reed

Patricia Ann Reed

West Des Moines, IA

Patricia Ann Reed West Des Moines Patricia Ann (Zaabel) Reed, 83, died at Fountain West Care Center on Sunday, November 19, 2017. She is resting in peace after enduring many years with Alzheimer's. Services in the form of a Buddhist ceremony will be held 10:30 a.m. Tuesday,...

Jeffrey Siddens

Jeffrey Siddens

Urbandale, IA

Jeffrey Siddens Urbandale Jeffrey Alan Siddens, 52, affectionately known as Paw Paw, SB and Sport, went peacefully to be with his Lord and Savior at Kavanagh Hospice House surrounded by his loving family after a long, courageous and hard-fought battle with Colon Cancer....

Emogene "Genie" Wilson

Emogene "Genie" Wilson

Des Moines, IA

Emogene "Genie" Wilson Des Moines Emogene "Genie" Wilson, 91, died Sunday, November 12, 2017, in Des Moines. Genie hailed from the Eastern Shore of Maryland. She was a graduate of the University of Maryland. Genie met, fell in love with, and married George A. Wilson, Jr....

November 22, 2017

Shannon Junior Edwards

Shannon Junior Edwards

Des Moines, IA

Shannon Junior Edwards Des Moines Shannon Junior Edwards (aka Whitey and Hardhat), age 92, died November 20, 2017 in Marshalltown, Iowa, at the Iowa Veterans Home. Shannon, the son of Opha LaVeta (Cooper) and Shannon Charles Edwards was born April 5, 1925. He served in the...

Sandra "Karen" George (Nash)

Sandra "Karen" George (Nash)

Des Moines, IA

Sandra "Karen" (Nash) George Des Moines Sandra Karen (Nash) George of Des Moines, IA, passed away on Saturday, November 18, 2017. She was born on February 24, 1938 in Peterson, IA; the daughter of the late Joseph Daniel Nash and Frances Elizabeth (Fleming) Nash. Karen...

Diana Marlene Mrogenski

Diana Marlene Mrogenski

Greeley, CO

Diana Marlene Mrogenski Greeley, CO Diana Marlene Mrogenski, 67, of Greeley, CO passed away November 14, 2017, in Greeley. A celebration of life service will be held at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Des Moines, IA on Saturday, November 25 at 10 a.m. To leave condolences with...

Rebecca Sue Nelson

Rebecca Sue Nelson

West Des Moines, IA

Rebecca Sue Nelson West Des Moines Rebecca Sue Nelson, 67, passed away peacefully on November 17, 2017. Visitation will be held Friday, November 24 from 2 to 5 p.m. at Hamilton's on Westown Parkway, 3601 Westown Parkway in West Des Moines. Becky was born June 9, 1950 in...

Rustico V. Santos

Rustico V. Santos

West Des Moines, IA

Rustico V. Santos West Des Moines Rustico V. Santos, 88, died on November 19, 2017 in West Des Moines, IA. A Memorial Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, November 24, 2017 at St. Augustin Catholic Church, 545 42nd St, Des Moines, IA, to celebrate Dr. Santos' life. Burial...

Stephen E. Schneckloth

Stephen E. Schneckloth

West Des Moines, IA

Stephen E. Schneckloth West Des Moines Stephen Schneckloth, 73, passed away peacefully surrounded by family, at Kavanagh House on November 20, 2017. A Celebration of Life service will be held at Merle Hay Funeral Home: 4400 Merle Hay Rd. Des Moines, on Sunday, November 26,...

November 21, 2017

Lowell Dean Andeberg

Lowell Dean Andeberg

Altoona, IA

Lowell Dean Andeberg Altoona Lowell D. Andeberg, 62, died November 19, 2017, and is missed terribly by his family and friends. He is survived by his loving wife, Linda; sister, Marilyn (Dan) Emmert; brother, Phillip (Sharon) Andeberg; his nieces, nephews, great-niece,...

Timothy Hawks Darrah (Tim)

Timothy Hawks Darrah (Tim)

Van Meter, IA

Timothy (Tim) Hawks Darrah Van Meter Tim (T.D.) Darrah, 66, was taken from us too soon but was doing what he loved most, going to watch his Iowa Hawkeyes play with some of his favorite people, including his daughter, Sami (Pal). He had a massive heart attack after the game...

Mary Lynn Fortune

Mary Lynn Fortune

Knoxville, IA

Mary Lynn Fortune Knoxville Mary Lynn Fortune, 55 of Knoxville, passed away on November 8, 2017. A Celebration of Life Gathering will be held Tuesday, November 21, 2017 from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. at the Pierschbacher Funeral Home in Melcher-Dallas. A Mass of Christian Burial...

Donna Lee Sereg

Donna Lee Sereg

Indianola, IA

DONNA LEE SEREG Indianola Donna Lee Sereg, 86, passed peacefully with her family present on November 18, 2017 in Indianola, IA. Visitation will be held Friday, November 24, 2017 from 5 to 8 p.m. with a rosary at 7:30 p.m. at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 210 R 63...

Published in Des Moines Register from Nov. 19 to Nov. 21, 2017.

Richard H. Stanley

Richard H. Stanley

Muscatine, IA

Richard H. Stanley Muscatine Age 85, died Friday, November 17, 2017, at the University of Iowa Hospitals following a brief illness. Memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, December 2, 2017, at the First Presbyterian Church of Muscatine. The Rev. Dr. Pamela S....

Sharon Farrell Villirillo

Sharon Farrell Villirillo

Des Moines, IA

Sharon "Sherry" Farrell Villirillo, 82, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Friday, November 17, 2017 at Taylor House. Sherry was born on January 18, 1935 to Ed and Margaret Farrell. She graduated from St. Joseph's Academy in 1953 and attended Capital City...

November 20, 2017

Roger C. Carlson

Roger C. Carlson

Clive, IA

Roger C. Carlson Clive Roger C. Carlson, 89, passed away on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at The Village of Legacy Pointe in Waukee, Iowa. A Celebration of Life gathering will be held Tuesday, November 21, 2017 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Walnut Ridge Senior Living Center in Clive....

Mary Gebhardt

Mary Gebhardt

Van Meter, IA

Mary Gebhardt Van Meter Mary Regina Baker Gebhardt of Van Meter, IA died at home on November 17, 2017 surrounded by her family. She is survived by her children, one son Ronald Gebhardt (Debbie) and four daughters Sharon Braden (Jim, Jr.), Karen Gebhardt, Jane Gebhardt and...

Published in Des Moines Register from Nov. 19 to Nov. 20, 2017.

Ronald May

Ronald May

New Virginia, IA

Ronald May New Virginia Ronald "Ron" May, the son of Ralph LeRoy and Sandra Lee (nee: Boatwright) May was born February 5, 1963 in Des Moines, Iowa. Ron attended Lincoln High School. He met Penny Barr while working at Dave's Standard Oil. They were married July 30, 1983 at...

Cletus Swearingen

Cletus Swearingen

Indianola, IA

Cletus Swearingen Indianola Services for Cletus Swearingen, 77, who passed away Saturday, November 18, 2017, will be held 11 a.m., Wednesday, November 22 at Overton Funeral Home in Indianola with burial following in the Indianola I.O.O.F. Cemetery. Visitation will be held...

November 19, 2017

Thomas Kevin Brown

Thomas Kevin Brown

Forth Worth, Tx

Thomas Kevin Brown Forth Worth, TX Beloved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather, Thomas Kevin Brown, Lt. Col. USAF was born to Irish immigrant parents in St. Louis, Missouri, October 30, 1917. He was a WWII B17 pilot with 35 missions over Germany, France and...

Josephine Christiansen

Josephine Christiansen

Slater, IA

Josephine Christiansen Slater Josephine (Jo) Elaine Christiansen, age 81, passed away peacefully on October 18, 2017 at Bethany Manor in Story City. Jo was born on November 6, 1935 to Merle and Albert Foster. Jo grew up in Gilbert, Iowa and worked at Bell phone company in...

Deborah Jean Gaede

Deborah Jean Gaede

Effingham, Il

Deborah Jean Gaede Effingham, IL Deborah Jean Gaede, 59, of Effingham, IL, formerly of Phoenix, AZ, passed away on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis, MO. There will be no services held at this time. A celebration of life will be held...

Dr. Lawrence Gray

Dr. Lawrence Gray

The Villages, Fl

Dr. Lawrence Gray The Villages, FL Dr. Lawrence R. Gray, 87, passed away peacefully on Monday, October 9, 2017 in The Villages, Florida. A visitation will be held 2 - 3:00 p.m., Saturday, November 25, 2017, with a prayer service to follow, at Memorial Services of Iowa...

Charles Hadden

Charles Hadden

Noblesville, In, Formerly Of Des Moines, Ia

Charles Hadden Noblesville, IN, formerly of Des Moines, IA Charles Edward Hadden, 86, passed peacefully Thursday, October 26, 2017 at Harbor Manor and Lodge in Noblesville, Indiana with several family members by his side. Charlie was born March 8, 1931 to Thomas and Fern...

Willard V. Haning

Willard V. Haning

China Spring, TX

Willard V. Haning China Spring Willard V. Haning passed away November 10, 2017 at his home in China Spring, Texas at the age of 69. Will was born in Des Moines, IA to George and Catherine (Steele) in 1948. He graduated from Tech High School in 1966 and was drafted into the...

Deloris Kellerup (Kinney)

Deloris Kellerup (Kinney)

Glendale, Az

Deloris (Kinney) Kellerup Glendale, AZ Deloris (Kinney) Kellerup, 83, of Glendale, passed away November 5, 2017 in Glendale, AZ. Deloris was born in Des Moines, IA to Donald and Georgia (Leach) Kinney on June 3, 1934. She attended Altoona High School and graduated in 1952....

Verna Verlee Kent

Verna Verlee Kent

Des Moines, IA

Verna Verlee Kent Des Moines Verna went to be with her Lord and Savior Friday, November 17, 2017. She was 84. A memorial service will begin at 3 p.m., Sunday, November 19, at Ochiltree Funeral Service with a reception to immediately follow at Ochiltree's. A private burial...

Mildred Eva Lemar

Mildred Eva Lemar

Clive (Formerly Of Stuart), IA

Mildred Eva Lemar Clive (formerly of Stuart) Mildred Eva Lemar, 97, of Clive, formerly of Stuart, passed away Thursday, November 16th at Silvercrest at Woodlands Creek Assisted Living Center in Clive. Visitation will be held 10:00 to 11:00 A.M. at the All Saints Catholic...

Edward C. Nichols

Edward C. Nichols

West Des Moines, IA

Edward C. Nichols West Des Moines Edward C. Nichols, age 84, died at his home in West Des Moines on November 14, 2017. Ed was a member of the Knoxville High School class of 1950 and also a graduate of Iowa State Teachers College (University of Northern Iowa). He had...

Opal F. Pierick

Opal F. Pierick

Des Moines, IA

Opal F. Pierick Des Moines Opal F. Pierick, 99, of Des Moines died on November 14, 2017. Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Monday, November 20 at Glendale Cemetery. A Memorial Mass will be held 4 p.m. Sunday, November 26 at St. Ambrose Cathedral. Opal was born September...

Craig W. Sandahl

Craig W. Sandahl

West Des Moines, IA

Craig W. Sandahl West Des Moines Craig Williams Sandahl, 90 years young, West Des Moines passed away on Saturday night, October 14, 2017 at his home, surrounded by family. Funeral Services will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday, November 22 at Cathedral Church of St. Paul, 815 High...

William "Bill" Shelley

William "Bill" Shelley

Des Moines, IA

William "Bill" Shelley Des Moines William (Bill) Ralph Shelley, 74, passed away peacefully on Friday, November 17, 2017, surrounded by his children, at the Taylor House. Friends may visit with the family from 4 to 6 p.m., on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at Merle Hay Funeral...

Robert L. Sigmund Sr.

Robert L. Sigmund Sr.

Des Moines, IA

Robert L. Sigmund, Sr. Des Moines Robert L. Sigmund, Sr., age 80, passed away Friday, November 17, 2017, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa. Bob was born September 15, 1937, in Des Moines, Iowa, to William and Ruth Sigmund. He was a loving husband, father and...

Joyce Lorraine Swisher

Joyce Lorraine Swisher

Des Moines, IA

Joyce Lorraine Swisher Des Moines Joyce Lorraine Swisher, 77, passed away Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at the Carlisle Care Center. Private family services will be held. Joyce will be laid to rest at Resthaven Cemetery. Joyce was preceded in death by her parents, Earl E....

Charles H. Underwood

Charles H. Underwood

Des Moines, IA

Charles H. Underwood Des Moines Chuck Underwood entered into the presence of His Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on November 17, 2017. (Psalms 116:15; II Corinthians 5:6-8). Visitation will be held from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, November 26, 2017 at Hamilton's on...

November 18, 2017

Karen K. Duff

Karen K. Duff

Parkville, Mo

Karen K. Duff Parkville, MO Karen Kay Duff, 78, of Parkville, MO died at the NorthCare Hospice House on Thursday, November 16, 2017. She was born March 31, 1939, in Iowa City, IA to the late Armand and Geneva (Kinney) Bonanno. Karen worked at the Walnut Creek Club House...

Yontz Eldon Stanger

Yontz Eldon Stanger

Des Moines, IA

Yontz Eldon Stanger Des Moines Yontz Eldon Stanger, 89, died Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, at Kennybrook Village in Grimes, Iowa. He was born January 26, 1928, to John Harold and Nellie Reca (Cumpston) Stanger in Des Moines, Iowa. He was a Sea Scout in his teens, and graduated...

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