Don Renier

Donald James Renier of West Des Moines passed away on October 28, 2018 at the Kavanaugh Hospice House with family by his side.

Don was born May 26, 1935, to Marguerite and James Renier.  He grew up in Chicago,...
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Dr. Lowell B. Johnson

Dr. Lowell Benjamin Johnson, DVM, 90, passed away on Thursday, October 25th at Deerfield Retirement Community.  Lowell was born on September 29, 1928 on the family farm East of Laurens, Iowa to G.W.E. & Sylvia (Weeks) Johnson. He was...
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Edward John Rand

Edward J Rand passed away peacefully Friday, October 26, 2018. He was born January 26, 1927 in Des Moines, Iowa to Anthony and Zula (Cardamon) Rand.


Visitation is Monday, October 29 from 4 to 7 p.m. at St....
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Donald Hood

God gained another Saint on Tuesday, October 23 of 2018. Donald Wayne Hood passed away peacefully at the Veterans Hospice in Des Moines.

Don was born on March 29th, 1931 in Sioux City, IA. He attended George Washington High...
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Dora Reinhard

Dora K. Reinhard, 95, passed away on Friday, October 19, 2018 at Calvin Community in Des Moines.  Dora was born in London, England and it was there she met the love of her life, William Reinhard, during WW II. ...
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Mildred Austin

Mildred Lorena Austin passed from this world to her heavenly home on Wednesday, Oct. 17th

Mildred was born March 1, 1925 to Claty and Emma Howk in Des Moines Iowa. “Millie” was wed to Charles William Austin on March...
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Albert Van Houweling

Albert Miles Van Houweling, the son of Melvin and Mae Van Houweling, was born March 3, 1928 in Pella, Iowa.  He graduated from Pella High School, and was known for being a jazz trumpeter and his nickname, “Nooke.”  Following...
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Brad Plecas

Brad E. Plecas was called home by Jesus, his Lord and Savior on October 14, 2018 following a sudden and passionate bout with cancer. Brad was born to Samuel and Barbara (McIntyre) Plecas of West Des Moines on November...
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Willa M. King

Willa King, 91, of Des Moines passed away October 12. Visitation and services will be held October 17 at Brooks Funeral Home at 12:30 pm. Burial will be at 2:00 pm at Veterans Cemetery in Van Meter.


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Keith Allbaugh

Keith Allbaugh, 79, Altoona, passed away at his home on October 14, 2018. Keith had many hobbies including sudoku puzzles, woodworking, and spending time watching Dylan’s band performances and watching Sydney play softball. He loved...
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