Northcrest Community

Memorials

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)

 

Donald F. Young

Donald F. Young, age 94, of Ames passed away on Friday, June 10, 2022, at Northcrest Community. A private family graveside service will be held at the Ames Municipal Cemetery at a later date. Don was born April 27, 1928,... Read Moreabout testimonial

Theodore (Ted) Joseph Solomon

Theodore (Ted) Joseph Solomon, 89, of Ames, passed away on May 18, 2022, at Northcrest Retirement Community. A memorial service will be held at 11 am on Friday, June 17, at Collegiate United Methodist Church in Ames, with a visitation... Read Moreabout testimonial

Anne Provost Martin Kottman

Anne Provost Martin Kottman, age 85, of Ames, Iowa died on Friday, May 6, 2022, at Northcrest Community surrounded by family. Anne was born on October 12, 1936, in Enterprise, Alabama to James Benjamin Martin and Avonia Morton Martin at... Read Moreabout testimonial

Robert O'Neal Buck

Robert O'Neal Buck, 90, died April 11, 2022, at Northcrest Community. A celebration of life service will be 3:30 p.m. Monday, April 18, 2022, at Collegiate Presbyterian Church 159 Sheldon Ave, Ames, IA 50014. A private burial will be in... Read Moreabout testimonial

Kathryn “Katy” Seidel

Kathryn “Katy” Seidel, age 98, of Ames, Iowa, passed away Sunday, April 3, 2022, at Northcrest Community in Ames. Private memorial services will be held at a later date. Katy was born July 24, 1923, in Kansas City, Missouri, the... Read Moreabout testimonial

Carl Lee Tipton

Carl Lee Tipton, devoted husband, and father of three passed away on Feb. 25, 2022. Carl was born on July 26, 1933, in Colo, Iowa to Leonard and Leona (Gilliland) Tipton. He and his seven siblings grew up in small... Read Moreabout testimonial

Mary Jane (fondly known as MJ) Clithero

Mary Jane (fondly known as MJ) Clithero, age 93, of Northcrest Retirement Community, Ames, Iowa died of natural causes on February 18, 2022, in Northcrest Health Care. Graveside services at Ames Municipal Cemetery will be on March 26, 2022, at... Read Moreabout testimonial

Gerald "Jerry" Warren Chase

Gerald "Jerry" Warren Chase passed away on Wednesday, January 26, 2022. Gerald Warren Chase was born on July 9, 1934, in Glendale, California, to Elizabeth Bowman Chase and Robert Chase. His early years were spent in the northern Los Angeles... Read Moreabout testimonial

Edythe Lorene Hoover

"Brings back a lot of memories... Nice memories.” My mother smiled. It was a gentle smile, maybe a sad smile. I reached out and took her hand, wanting to tell her that even though her home was gone, this one... Read Moreabout testimonial

Edward “Ed” Eric Sorenson

Edward “Ed” Eric Sorenson, age 85, of Ames, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Friday, January 7, 2022, at Northcrest Community. Ed's funeral will be live-streamed and a link is available on the Tribute Wall of his obituary on... Read Moreabout testimonial

Robert R. “Bob” Samuelson

Robert R. “Bob” Samuelson, 92, of Ames, Iowa, passed away Friday, November 26, 2021, at Northcrest Healthcare in Ames. Memorial services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, December 3, 2021, in the Grand Room at Northcrest Community, 2300 Northcrest... Read Moreabout testimonial

Kenneth Elvik

Kenneth Elvik, age 91, of Ames passed away on November 24, 2021, at Northcrest Community Center. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, March 25, 2022, with a visitation beginning one hour prior to... Read Moreabout testimonial

Patricia “Pat” Jane Hall Wright

Patricia “Pat” Jane Hall Wright, of Ames, IA, beloved mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend; passed away on Tuesday, November 16, 2021, less than a month from her 96th birthday. Pat died at home in the Health Center at Northcrest... Read Moreabout testimonial

Ramona L. Esbeck

Ramona L. Esbeck, age 109, passed away Thursday, November 4, 2021, at Northcrest Community in Ames. Her body has been gifted to the University of Iowa Department of Anatomy in Iowa City, Iowa. Memorial services will be held at a... Read Moreabout testimonial

Lowell David Bond

Lowell David Bond left this world on Monday, October 25, 2021, and entered the presence of his Lord, Jesus Christ. Friends may call from 4:00 until 6:00 P.M. on Sunday, October 31, 2021 at the Adams Funeral Home, 502 Douglas... Read Moreabout testimonial

Lotus Simon Miller

Lotus Simon Miller of Ames died Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021, at Heartwood House in Northcrest Community. A Celebration of Life memorial service will be held sometime in spring 2022. Her kind and pleasant nature made her beloved by many. Lotus... Read Moreabout testimonial

Jean Ann Olsen

Jean Ann Olsen, 79, passed away Friday, July 16, 2021, at Northcrest Community in Ames. A celebration of her life will be held from 12 Noon to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, August 7, 2021, in the pergola at Northcrest Community in... Read Moreabout testimonial

Dennis Corwin Randolph

Dennis Corwin Randolph 84, of Ames, Iowa, passed away on May 28, 2021, at MercyOne in Des Moines, Iowa. Celebration of Life will be held on Wednesday, June 2, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. at Fredregill Funeral and Cremation Care, 310... Read Moreabout testimonial

Donald K. Hotchkiss

Donald K. Hotchkiss, age 92, of Ames, passed away on Monday, May 24, 2021, at Northcrest Community. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, August 7, 2021, at Collegiate Presbyterian Church. Visitation will be held for... Read Moreabout testimonial

Judy Sampson

Judy Sampson of Ames, Iowa died May 23, 2021 at Heartwood House at age 77. A gathering will be held Thursday, May 27, 4-6 p.m. at Grandon Funeral and Cremation Care, 414 Lincoln Way, Ames. A celebration of Judy's life... Read Moreabout testimonial

Donald McLean

Donald Edward McLean, age 97, passed at Northcrest Community, Ames, Iowa on April 2, 2021, with his loving wife by his side. A gathering of friends and family will be 2-4:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 18, at Grandon Funeral and... Read Moreabout testimonial

John "Jack" Cleasby

John L. “Jack” Cleasby, age 93, died on Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at the Northcrest Health Center, Ames, Iowa. Friends may call from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. on Friday, April 9, 2021 at the Adams Funeral Home. A private... Read Moreabout testimonial

Harriet Ringgenberg

Harriet Hawk Ringgenberg, 89, was born in Marshalltown, Iowa on June 23, 1931 to Harold Ambrose Hawk and Hazel Richardson Hawk. She peacefully passed into the loving arms of her Lord while at Israel Family Hospice House in Ames on... Read Moreabout testimonial

Charles "Chuck" Frederiksen

Charles "Chuck" Frederiksen, age 90, of Ames, Iowa, passed away at Israel Family Hospice with his family by his side, in Ames, Iowa. A celebration of Chuck's life will be at a later date in 2021. Charles Faaborg Frederiksen was... Read Moreabout testimonial

Elizabeth Wright

Elizabeth "Betty" Wright, of Ames, passed away on January 27, 2021, at Heartwood House. Due to the Covid-19 situation, a memorial service will be scheduled at a later date. Betty was born on April 23, 1932, to Charles E. and... Read Moreabout testimonial

Leo Schneider

Leo Richard Schneider, age 95, of Ames, died Monday, January 18, 2021 at Northcrest Community. Born February 5, 1925, in Rock Island, Illinois, Leo was the son of Lawrence and Theresa (Oertel) Schneider. He graduated from Rock Island High School... Read Moreabout testimonial

Phyllis Harris

Phyllis Irene (Thompson) Harris, age 93, of Ames passed away of natural causes at Northcrest Community on Wednesday, September 16, 2020. Private graveside services will be held at a later date in the Ames Municipal Cemetery. Phyllis was born at... Read Moreabout testimonial

Vonnie Israel

Vonnie Israel, 90, of Ames, IA passed away on August 27, 2020. Vonnie was born on December 8, 1929 to Jessie and Clifford Hill of Corning, IA. Vonnie met Lowell “John” Israel while bobbing for apples at a 4-H Fair... Read Moreabout testimonial

Audrey Lynn Fawcett

Our dear Mom, Audrey Lynn Fawcett, 88, of Ames, died peacefully on August 23 at Israel Family Hospice House. She was born January 5, 1932, in Reading, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Connie Beal and Elizabeth (Nyce) Council. She was a... Read Moreabout testimonial

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

Northcrest Memorials | 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

Northcrest Memorials | 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

Northcrest Memorials | 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

Northcrest Memorials | 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

Northcrest Memorials | 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

Northcrest Memorials | 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

Northcrest Memorials | 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

Northcrest Memorials | 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

Northcrest Memorials | 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

Northcrest Memorials | 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

Northcrest Memorials | 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

Northcrest Memorials | 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

Northcrest Memorials | 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

Northcrest Memorials | 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

Northcrest Memorials | 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

Northcrest Memorials | 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

Northcrest Memorials | 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

Northcrest Memorials | 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

Northcrest Memorials | 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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