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Forever in our hearts...

Your life was a blessing, your memory a treasure...
You are loved beyond words, and missed beyond measure. (by Renee Wood)


Charles Ricketts

Charles Ricketts, 87, of Ames, IA passed away peacefully on July 12, 2020 at the Northcrest Retirement Community. A graveside service was held on Friday, July 17, 2020 at Ames Municipal Cemetery in Ames, IA. Charles "Charlie" James Ricketts was... Read Moreabout testimonial

Janice Bortz

Janice (Jan) Bortz, age 81, of Ames, Iowa, passed away at Northcrest Retirement Community in Ames on July 12, 2020, after a courageous battle with cancer. A gathering of friends and family for burial and a graveside service will take... Read Moreabout testimonial

Nada McClean

Nada Louise McClean, 98, died Sunday, July 5, 2020, at Northcrest Community in Ames Iowa. Nada was born November 7th, 1921, in rural Jasper County. Daughter of Vern and Bertha Klopping, she was the oldest of two children. Nada graduated... Read Moreabout testimonial

John McCully

John R. McCully, Jr, age 85, of Ames, passed away on Thursday, June 25, 2020 at the Israel Family Hospice House. John was born in Louisville, Mississippi on March 14, 1935 to Raymond and Gertrude (Warner) McCully. He received a... Read Moreabout testimonial

Dale Tramp

Dale Joseph Tramp age 82 of Ames Iowa died at Northcrest Health Care Center in Ames on March 30, 2020. Due to Federal and State guidelines on COVID-19 the family will hold services at a later date. Memorial contributions may... Read Moreabout testimonial

Mary Jo Brearley

Mary Jo (Bradford) Brearley, age 90, of Ames, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 23, 2020, at her home in Northcrest Community, where she had lived for the past 12 years. Due to CDC guidelines regarding COVID-19, a memorial service... Read Moreabout testimonial

Arlene Christensen

Arlene J. Christensen died Saturday, February 8, 2020 at Northcrest Community Health Care, Ames, Iowa, due to pancreatic cancer. Arlene (Miller) Christensen was born June 13,1934 in Chicago, Illinois to Arnold and Clarice Dorothy 'Kip' (Cheadle) Miller. After her parents... Read Moreabout testimonial

Dudley Luckett

Dudley Gilmore Luckett was a Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Iowa State University, where he taught both Money & Banking and the History of Economic Thought from 1957 until his retirement in 1995. Born on September 10, 1928, in... Read Moreabout testimonial

Robert Kroeschell

Robert William Kroeschell, age 84, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019 at Mary Greeley Medical Center. A memorial service will be private. Robert was born March 30, 1935 in Chicago to Paul and Hazel Kroeschell. He grew up in... Read Moreabout testimonial

Elmer Aurand

Elmer was born on April 8, 1922, and passed away on Wednesday, December 11, 2019. Funeral service will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Saturday, January 4, 2020, at First United Methodist Church in Ames. Visitation will be held for... Read Moreabout testimonial

Cheng Hsieh

Hsung-Cheng "Cheng" Hsieh was born on February 24,1929 in Taiwan and passed away on December 2, 2019 in Ames, Iowa due to complications from a stroke. The memorial service will be held January 4, 2019 at 2pm at the Unitarian... Read Moreabout testimonial

Robert Vohs

Robert Louis Vohs, 97, of Ames, passed away Wednesday, November 06, 2019 at Mary Greeley Medical Center in Ames, Iowa. Robert (Bob) Vohs was born September 25, 1922, the son of Hugo and Lillian Vohs of Holstein, Iowa. He attended... Read Moreabout testimonial

Corinne Wolins

Corinne Edna Moss Wolins was born Aug. 30, 1927, to Ben and Florence Moss in Canton, Ohio, and the family moved soon thereafter to Columbus, Ohio, where Corinne lived through her school years. In high school during World War II... Read Moreabout testimonial

Elsa Thompson

Elsa Mae Thompson, age 95, of Ames, beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, died on September 13, 2019 at Northcrest Community Health Center. Elsa was born March 30, 1924, in Madison, Minnesota to Olga (Jarshaw) and Melvin Berg. After graduating from... Read Moreabout testimonial

Pauletti Lasley

Pauletti Joyce Lasley died July 12, 2019 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa. Pauletti Joyce Shively was born July 29, 1954 in Ft. Belvoir, Virginia to Mary Joyce (Gordy) and Paul Eugene Shively. She was raised on... Read Moreabout testimonial

Donna Cleasby

Donna J. Cleasby, 90, died June 14, 2019 at the Northcrest Health Center, Ames, Iowa. Donna was born November 25, 1928 in Madison, Wisconsin, the daughter of Clifford Haugh and Hyla (Timmons) Haugh. She graduated from Madison West High School... Read Moreabout testimonial

Johanna Canfield

Johanna Backes Canfield died peacefully on May 27, 2019, at the age of 93. She was born in Bergen op Zoom in the Netherlands on April 23, 1926. After experiencing the hardships of World War II and liberation by the... Read Moreabout testimonial

Donald Baustian

The Rev. Donald E. Baustian, 87, of Ames, IA, died Saturday morning, May 18, 2019. He is survived by his wife Beverly Kaiser Baustian of Ames, three children and three grandchildren: Anne Ruybal (Joseph Castle Rock, CO Zackery); Gregory Baustian... Read Moreabout testimonial

Philip Zaring

Philip B. Zaring, age 86, of Ames, passed away on April 30, 2019 at Northcrest Community in Ames. Philip was born on July 29, 1932 to Byron Zaring and Florence Brewer Zaring in Soda Springs, ID. He moved frequently as... Read Moreabout testimonial

Elizabeth (Betty) Dahm

Elizabeth “Betty” Jane Dahm, age 98, of Ames, passed away on February 27, 2019 at Northcrest Community in Ames. Born on March 17, 1920 in Vincennes, Indiana, Betty was the daughter of Walter and Bernice (Harrison) Baker. Betty earned a... Read Moreabout testimonial

John Pesek

John T. Pesek, Jr., 97, of Ames, Iowa passed away on February 11, 2019 at Northcrest Community in Ames. John was born on November 15, 1921 near Hallettsville, Texas. He was the oldest child of Elizabeth (Kallus) Pesek and John... Read Moreabout testimonial

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