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Howard Johnson

Howard Paul Johnson (95) of Ames, Iowa ceased tenure on this good earth on Sunday December 9th, 2018. A visitation will be from 10:00-11:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 13, 2018, with an 11:00 a.m. funeral service at First Baptist Church,... Read More

Mary Young

Mary Elizabeth (Stevens ) Young, 91, of Ames died Friday, December 7th. A funeral service will take place December 15th at Collegiate United Methodist Church in Ames at 2 p.m. Mary was born September 19th, 1927 in Cincinnati, Ohio, the... Read More

Robert Hildebrand

Robert L. Hildebrand, 89, of Ames, died Nov. 7, 2018, at Northcrest in Ames. A celebration of life gathering will be at a later date. Burial will be at a private family service in Ames Municipal Cemetery. Mr. Hildebrand was... Read More

Mary Gillette

Mary Elizabeth Gillette (Blacktopp), 88 of Ames, passed away Thursday, September 20, 2018. A memorial service was held on Saturday, October 13, at St Paul Lutheran Church (610 15th Street, Ames). Mary was born in Duluth, MN., June 6, 1930,... Read More

Helen Sassaman

Helen Y. Sassaman passed away on September 19, 2018. She was 91 years old. Helen was born Nov. 8, 1926, to Everett V. Christy and Vera P. (Emanuel) in Ottumwa. After graduating from Ottumwa High School in 1944, Helen attended... Read More

(Mary) Jane Miller

Mary “Jane” was born in Sac City on Jan. 4, 1925, the daughter of Leonard and Florence (Campbell) Meyer. She married Elmer “Mike” Miller on Dec. 2, 1944. Jane loved bowling, golf, shopping and spending time with friends. She worked... Read More

Edmund "Dick" Young

Edmund "Dick" Young 95, of Ames, passed away June 23, at Northcrest Health Care Center in Ames. Born (at a very early age) to Harrison Hurst Young and Ruth Marie (Sweitzer) Young, he grew up in Sand Springs, Oklahoma, a... Read More

Thamon Hazen

Thamon Edson Hazen, Professor Emeritus of Iowa State University Department of Agricultural Engineering and former Assistant Dean of Agriculture, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 30, at Northcrest Community in Ames, Iowa, at age 91 with his daughters by his... Read More

Olive Harrison

Olive Hazel Harrison was born October 25, 1919, in Carthage, South Dakota, the daughter of Oliver and Anna Estella (Amen) Grapes. She attended the Argonne Consolidated School and Northern State Teachers College at Aberdeen, South Dakota. After teaching school for... Read More

Arthur Ketelsen

Arthur William Ketelsen, age 98, of Ames, died at Northcrest Community on April 18, 2018. Art was born February 12, 1920 in Chicago, Il. to Arthur F. and Frieda Kuehl Ketelsen. He graduated from Lane Tech High School. In September... Read More

Stanley and Helen Davidson

Helen Jane Peterson was born May 21, 1923 in Milwaukee, WI, to Ernest F. and Helen (Lantz) Peterson. She grew up in Marinette, WI. After high school, she came to study at Iowa State College, where she met Stan. She... Read More

Wallace Schloerke

Wallace C. Schloerke, age 92, Ames, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, March 18th, 2018 at Northcrest Community Health Center. Wally Schloerke was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to William F. and Elsie (Mueller) Schloerke. He enlisted in the Navy during World... Read More

Helen Ingvoldstad

Helen K. Ingvoldstad, age 95, of Northcrest Community of Ames died Saturday, February 24, 2018. Helen Kirby Baschen was born February 3, 1923 in LaGrange, Il. the daughter of Fred and Helen Baschen. She graduated from high school, attended Iowa... Read More

Marvin Julius

Iowa State University Professor Emeritus, Marvin G. Julius, 95, of Ames, died Monday, January 22, 2018 in Ames, Iowa. Marvin Julius was born near Palmer, Iowa to Alfred and Anna Julius. He was a 1940 graduate of Manson High School... Read More

Jeanette Smithson

Jeanette Catherine (Rinker) Smithson, age 81, of Ames died at Mary Greeley Medical Center in Ames on January 18, 2018. Jeanette was born in Beaver Township, Boone County, Iowa on May 24, 1936, the daughter of J. Perry and Daisy... Read More

Dorothy Tschopp McGee

Dorothy Tschopp McGee passed away December 9, 2017 at Northcrest in Ames, Iowa. Dorothy "Dottie" Leone Kottmeier was born March 16, 1929 to Richard Charles and Leona Marie (Rabus) Kottmeier in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. She became a member of the... Read More

Marilyn Dunfee

Marilyn R. Dunfee, of Ames, 89, passed away peacefully from natural causes at Northcrest Community on Sept. 30, 2017. She is survived by her daughter, Paula Morrow (Miles); two grandchildren, John Morrow (Swati) and Megan Monroe (Michael); and one great-grandchild,... Read More

Helen Cady

Helen Weller Cady, 84, of Ames Iowa, passed away on July 29, 2017 after a brief battle with leukemia. She was born September 17, 1932 to Walter Lionel Weller and Margaret (Boyd) Weller. The family lived in New York City... Read More

Rowena Hurlbut

Rowena J. Hurlbut was born May 20, 1917 to Arthur C. and Ethel R. Bennett on a farm in Hamilton County, Iowa. She graduated from Livermore High School, attended Morningside College, and graduated from Tobin Business College. She married Walter... Read More

Earl Hammond

Earl Hammond, age 90, died on May 10, 2017 at Northcrest Health Care after a long, productive, and rewarding life. Earl was born in Terrell, Texas on November 21, 1926, to Joseph Carroll Hammond and Kate Gullette Hammond. He attended... Read More

Faith Finnemore

Faith Watson Finnemore passed away on April 12, 2017. Faith was born May 13, 1934, in Tionesta, PA, to Frank Leon Watson and Wilda Merryman Watson. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Pennsylvania State University in home economics and a... Read More

Mary Jane Hazen

Mary Jane Hazen was born on December 28, 1925, in El Reno, Oklahoma, to Joseph and Fern (Mann) Waldron. She graduated Valedictorian from El Reno High School, and then attended Oklahoma A & M (Oklahoma State University) where she graduated... Read More

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