Des Moines Obituaries

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  • Yesterday | via The Daily Freeman-Journal 

    Muriel Johnson, 87, Iowa Falls

    Muriel Johnson, 87, of Iowa Falls, Iowa passed away peacefully at Kavanagh House in Des Moines, Iowa on Monday, December 15, 2014. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, December 20, 2014 at Linn's Funeral Home Chapel, 1521 Washington Avenue, Iowa Falls, Iowa.


  • Monday Dec 15 | via The Messenger 

    Mark D. Andersen

    Mark D. Andersen, 58, of Urbandale, formerly of Fort Dodge, passed away Friday, December 12, 2014 at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, December 20, 2014 in the Chapel of Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home with Deacon Dan Carney officiating.


  • Friday Dec 12 | via The Fresno Bee 

    Gottschalks advertising executive Jack Moody, 91, ha...

    Viewing 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Lisle Funeral Home, 1605 L St., Fresno. Services 11:30 a.m. Monday at Trinity Community Church, 12168 N. Willow Ave., Clovis.


  • Thursday Dec 11 | via KCCI-TV Des Moines 

    Police: Twins charged in burglary using dog door

    Police said it's one of the oldest tricks in the book; burglars in Des Moines are targeting the homes of people who just died. That was the case on 41st Street.


  • Thursday Dec 11 | via Agri Marketing 

    The Passing Of Neil Trobak

    THE PASSING OF NEIL TROBAK Dec. 11, 2014 National Association of Farm Broadcasting reports: Neil Trobak, 82, of Carroll, died Monday, December 8, 2014 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa, following complications of a hematoma. Neil Ivan was born on July 6, 1932 at Crooks, South Dakota the son of Nels and Lillian Trobak.


  • Thursday Dec 11 | via The Des Moines Register 

    Leo Ancell, 80, Norwalk

    Leo lived in Des Moines prior to moving to Norwalk in 1972. Leo married Patricia Bonnett Feb. 28, 1954, in Oskaloosa, Ia., and to this union they were blessed with two children, Michael and Michelle.


  • Tuesday Dec 9 | via Osky News 

    Shad Andrew Wells

    Shad Andrew Wells, 41, of Eddyville died Monday, December 8, 2014 at Unity Point Health Center in Des Moines. He was born Saturday, January 27, 1973 in Tucson, Arizona, the son of Ronnie and Betty Baker Wells.


  • Monday Dec 8 | via Lewistown Sentinel 

    Betty A. Mulaney

    Betty A. Mulaney, 84, of state Route 235, Beaver Springs, passed away on Monday, Dec. 8, 2014, at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville. She was born on June 10, 1930 in McClure, a daughter of the late Bruce H. and Sarah J. Bachman.


  • Monday Dec 8 | via Osky News 

    Mando Oliver

    Mando Oliver, 93, of Oskaloosa and formerly of Des Moines passed away, Sunday, December 7, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Mando was born, June 29, 1921, to Robert and Vittoria Oliver in Des Moines.


  • Monday Dec 8 | via Richmond Daily News 

    Lois Elizabeth (Bowery) McFee

    Lois Elizabeth McFee, 91, of Richmond, died Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, surrounded by her loving family at her home in Richmond. Lois was born Dec. 12, 1922, in Des Moines, Iowa, the daughter of Jack and Sarah Bowery.


  • Friday Dec 5 | via Osky News 

    Rhonda Denine Kelly

    Rhonda Kelly, 51, of Oskaloosa passed away, Thursday afternoon, December 4, 2014, at the MHP Hospice Services Serenity House in Oskaloosa. Rhonda Denine Kelly, daughter of Donald J. and Florence Helen Kelly, was born September 7, 1963, in Danville, Illinois.


  • Friday Dec 5 | via 

    Iowa Judge Rules State's Laws Banning Flag-Burning A...

    A federal judge in Iowa ruled on Wednesday that two state statutes which made it illegal to desecrate the American flag or use it to incite violence are unconstitutional. But Bobby Kaufmann is determined to keep any of that from happening.


  • Thursday Dec 4 | via The Messenger 

    Mary C. Knudsen

    Mary C. Knudsen, 76, of Humboldt, passed away December 3, 2014 at Paula J. Baber Hospice House in Fort Dodge. A private family memorial service will be held at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church followed by a public visitation and reception from 3-5 p.m. on Tuesday in the fellowship hall of the church.


  • Monday Dec 1 | via The Daily Freeman-Journal 

    Robert Halliday Sr., 90, Webster City

    Robert E. Halliday Sr., 90, of Webster City, died Saturday, November 29, 2014 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday at Trinity Lutheran Church, with Pastors Mike Kroona and Kari Foss officiating.


  • Monday Dec 1 | via Richmond Daily News 

    Deryl William Keen

    Deryl William Keen, 76, of Richmond, died Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014, at North Kansas City Hospital, North Kansas City, Mo. Deryl was born on July 28, 1938, in Des Moines, Iowa, to Emmett and Agnes Keen.


  • Sunday Nov 30 | via Daily Herald 

    AP top news in Iowa at 3:58 p.m. CST

    DES MOINES, Iowa a " After four tumultuous years adamantly pursuing voter fraud and lobbying for voter identification, Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schultz is preparing to leave office with no regrets and a determination to prosecute criminals of another kind. SIOUX CITY, Iowa a " The rustle of plastic-wrapped fruit snacks and the shuffle of cardboard boxes filled a Sunday school room at Grace United Methodist Church.


  • Friday Nov 28 | via FishBowl 

    RIP: Lester Bernstein

    Our most heartfelt condolences go out this holiday weekend to New York Times investigative reporter Nina Bernstein . She has announced that her father Lester Bernstein has passed away at age 94. Eight days after the death of his wife Mimi, Nina's mother.


  • Friday Nov 28 | via Iowa City Press-Citizen 

    Robert C. Miller

    Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, November 29, at Iles-Westover Chapel where the family will receive friends from 12 - 2 p.m. prior to the service.


  • Wednesday Nov 26 | via The Messenger 

    Dean Eugene Campbell

    Dean Eugene Campbell, 87, passed away November 25, 2014 at Mercy Hospice in Johnston. There will be a private family service at Caldwell-Parrish Funeral Home with burial at Glendale Cemetery.


  • Wednesday Nov 26 | via Republican-Leader 

    Diane Lou Meyer, 75, of Fountain

    Diane Lou Meyer, 75, of Fountain died on the evening of Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, at home with her family at her side after a short illness. Following high school, she moved to Des Moines, Iowa, and worked for Prudential Insurance, later transferring to the Rochester office.