Dennis Forker

Dennis Eugene Forker, 75, passed away Saturday, July 21, 2018. Dennis was born to Harry Forker and Mildred Forker on July 18, 1943 in Des Moines, Iowa.

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Gerald C. Kline

The Rev. Gerald C. Kline passed into eternal glory through the grace of Jesus of Christ on July 22, asleep, in the arms of Suzanne, his wife of 54 years.


Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. at Zion...
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Richard James “DJ” Huffman, Jr.

Richard James “DJ” Huffman, Jr.  was born November 14, 1971 in Des Moines.  He was a graduate of Hoover High School.  DJ worked as a carpenter for various construction companies.  He liked to fish, hunt, and build things with...
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Margaret (Krahl) Parker

Margaret (Krahl) Parker, 90, passed away on Thursday, July 19, 2018.  A memorial service will be held for her on Saturday, July 21st at 11 am at the Merle Hay Funeral Home Chapel, 4400 Merle Hay Rd in Des...
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Doris (Lenz) Weaklend

Doris B. Weaklend


Doris B. (Lenz) Weaklend of West Des Moines, Iowa, being saved by the blood of Jesus Christ, spirited into His loving presence on Sunday, July 15, 2018 after a 12-year fight with stage four metastatic...
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Shirley Davis- Hunter

Shirley A. Davis-Hunter, 75, of Des Moines, Iowa passed away in peace on June 28th,2018.

Preceded in death by her husband Robert, son Brad, and parents...
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Thomas Walter Fries


Thomas Walter Fries, resident of the Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown, IA passed away on June 5, 2018.

Tom was born September 9, 1926 to Jurgen L.  and Maria (Gregurka) Fries in Des Moines, IA. He joined the...
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Jerry Aldrich

Jerry Aldrich, 80, passed away on Monday, June 18, 2018 at the Prairie Vista Village in Altoona.

A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at 11 a.m. at the Altoona Christian Church, 2890 1st  Ave...
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Jaye McKinnon

Jaye McKinnon (Donna R. McKinnon) Des Moines, IA resident born Aug 30, 1957 in St Louis Missouri, passed away June 23, 2018 at  Methodist Medical Center Hospital. Jaye graduated from Riverview Gardens Senior High School....
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Dorothy Von Gillern

Dorothy von Gillern, 99, passed away peacefully, December 11 at Deerfield Retirement Community.

Dorothy was born in January 1918 to Anna and F. L. Goeppinger in Boone.  She graduated from Iowa State College (University) in Home Economics (Food and...
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