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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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