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Des Moines Sunday Register DM OBITUARIES & ALMANAC Sunday, February 25, 2001 Page 7B CLEATUS LEAMING Des Moines Cleatus M. "Speed" Learning, 80, of the 2500 block of Guthrie Avenue died of cancer H ,, Saturday at Mercy Med- J ,cal Center The bo()y was cremated, and f!i ,'" IshJ memorial services will be at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at Hamilton's Funeral Home on Lyon Street. Burial of the cremains will be at Loman Cemetery in Runnells. Mr. Learning was born in Woodward and had lived in Des Moines most of his life. He was a retired assistant police chief for the city of Des Moines and had been a special investigator for the Polk County Attorney's Office and a private investigator. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and a member of Pearl Harbor Survivors Association, Valley View Chapel, Iowa State Chiefs of Police, Masonic Lodge, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Iowa State Policeman's Association and Des Moines Police Burial Association. He enjoyed fishing. His wife, Norma, survives. Memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association or Jerry Rabner Boy's Ranch in Fort Dodge. MAEHENRI EWING West Des Moines Maehenri Ewing, 74, of the 1000 block of Bradford Place, West Des Moines, died of a cerebral hemorrhage Wednesday at Iowa Methodist Medical Center. The body was cre mated, and memorial services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Corinthian Baptist Church, of which she was a member. Mrs. Ewing was born in Opelika, Ala., and had lived in West Des Moines most of her life. She was a retired supervisor with Northwestern Bell and a member of Telephone Pioneers. She enjoyed home decorating and traveling. She is survived by a son, Miles Hen-dred of San Diego; a daughter, Manala Bryant of Sandy, Utah; a stepdaughter, Taffy Ewing of San Jose, Calif.; two grandchildren; and a step-grandchild. Friends may call an hour prior to the time of services Monday at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to her church's building fund. Merle Hay Funeral Home is handling arrangements. PATRICK MANNING Granger Patrick D. Manning, 84, of Granger died of cancer Friday at home. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Assumption Catholic Church in Granger, of which he was a mem ber. Burial will be at Beaver Catholic Cemetery there. Mr. Manning was born in Dallas Center and had lived in Granger all his life. He was a retired farmer and auctioneer and an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II. He had been a Dallas County supervisor and enjoyed humor. He is survived by his wife, Mary Kay; two daughters, Margie Basnoy of Woodbury, Minn., and Eileen Eimors of Des Moines; three sons, Dan of Clive and Jeff and P.J., both of Granger; three sisters, Rita Hellich of Dousman, Wis., Leona Manning of Davenport and Rose Reid of Granger; a brother, James of Granger; and eight grandchildren. Friends may call after 2 p.m. Monday at the church, where the family will be present from 4 to 7 p.m. and a vigil service will be held at 7 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Iowa or his church. Brandt Funeral Home in Woodward is handling arrangements. 7 7 MARY McCLUNG Des Moines Mary McClung, 73, of the 4000 block of Eighth Street died of a heart ailment Thursday at Mercy Medical Center. The body was cremated, and memorial services will be at 10 a.m. Tues day at Grandview Park Funeral Home. Burial of the cremains will be at Highland Memory Gardens Cemetery. She had lived in Des Moines all her life. She had worked for the Joseph M. Coppola family and enjoyed downtown Des Moines. A sister, Rose Ramsey of Des Moines, survives. OPAL SMITH Panora Opal Smith, 75, of Panora died of a heart ailment Friday at Panora Nursing and Rehab Center there. Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Church of the Brethren in Panora, of which she was a member. Burial will be at Brethren Cemetery there. Mrs. Smith was born in Guthrie County and had lived In Panora all her life. She was a retired bookkeeper and enjoyed flowers. She is survived by her husband, Verne; a son, Lavern of Panora; a daughter, Linda Donahey of Ames; and two grandchildren. Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. today at Beidelman Funeral Home in Panora, where the family will be present from 6 to 8 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to her church or American Diabetes Association. Obituary Policies ABEROBBINS JR. Des Moines Abe Henry Robbins Jr., 78, of the 1900 block of East 25th Street died of a stroke Saturday at Kavanagh House on 56th Street. Services will be at 9 a.m. Tuesday at Hamilton's Funeral Home, with burial at Rose Cemetery in Graysville, Mo. Mr. Robbins was born in Cincinnati, la., and had lived in Des Moines most of his life. He was a retired operator at Firestone and a medic Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of United Rubber Workers. He is survived by his wife, Jeannette; a daughter, Judy Robbins of Des Moines; two sons, William and Jeffrey, both of Des Moines; a brother, Paul of Osceola; six grandchildren; and four greatgrandchildren. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. today and all day Monday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the World War II Veterans Memorial. ROBERT POnS SR. Des Moines Robert L. Potts Sr., 77, of the 3800 block of South Union Street died of a respiratory ailment Friday at Mercy Medical Center. Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Southtown Funeral Home, with burial at Elm Grove Cemetery. Mr. Potts had lived in Des Moines all his life. He was a retired service supervisor for MidAmerican Energy and an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II. He was a member of Park Avenue Presbyterian Church, Masonic Lodge, York Rite, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Veterans of Foreign Wars and Za Ga Zig Shrine Temple. He enjoyed hunting. He is survived by his wife, Doris; three sons, Mike of Leon and Patrick and Robert Jr., both of Des Moines; a sister, Sandra Johnson of Rochester, Minn.; and six grandchildren. Friends may call from 4 to 6 p.m. today at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society. LEONARD JACOBS St. Marys Leonard D. Jacobs, 78, of St. Marys died of a heart ailment Friday at Mercy Medical Center. Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Overton Funeral Home in Indianola. Cremation will follow the services, and burial of the cremains will be at a later date. Mr. Jacobs was born in Warren County and had lived in St. Marys most of his life. He was a retired farmer and a Navy veteran of World War II. He was a member of American Legion, St. Marys Volunteer Fire Department, Warren County Fair Board, American and Iowa Hereford Associations and Warren County Cattlemen's Association. He had been a 4-H Leader and enjoyed playing cards. He is survived by his wife, Daisy; two sons, Doyle and Mike Jacobs, both of St. Charles; two daughters, Lucinda Calvert of Des Moines and Joanne Rockey of Truro; a brother, Donald Jacobs of Denver, Colo.; two sisters, Ellen Taylor of Indianola and Wyla Loomis of Big Horn, Wyo.; nine grandchildren; nine greatgrandchildren; and four great-greatgrandchildren. Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, where the family will be present from 6 to 8 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to i CLAYTON OANLEY Des Moines Clayton "Dutch" Dan-ley, 91, of the 800 block of East 26th Street died of tuberculosis Friday at Mercy Medical Center. Graveside services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Newton Memorial Park Cemetery in Newton. Mr. Danley was born in Bovina, Colo., and had lived in Jasper County before moving to Des Moines 60 years ago. He had owned Danley Carpet Service before retiring and enjoyed fishing and camping in Arkansas and Minnesota. He is survived by a son, Don of Runnells; a sister, Marie Cushatt of Newton; two grandchildren; and five greatgrandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Hazel. Friends may call after 3 p.m. Monday at Mitchellville Funeral Home in Mitch-ellville, where the family will be present from 6 to 8 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Runnells Christian Church. Des Moines Deaths CARR-U0YD Cora. 83. of the 1 700 block of Lincoln Avenue died Wednesday it home. DANLEY Clayton. 91 . of the 800 block of East 26th Street died Friday at Mercy Medical Center. DAVIS Darwin. 76, of the 1200 block of Cummins Parkway died Thursday at home. HEWITT Esther, 72. of the 200 block of Northeast 56th Court in Pleasant Hill died Thursday at Metropolitan Medical Center. JACOBS Leonard, 78, of St. Marys died Friday at Mercy Medical Center. KELLY Betty. 79, of Karen Acres Care Center in Urbandale died Friday at Mercy Medical Center. LEAMING Cleatus. 80. of the 2500 block of Guthrie Avenue died Saturday at Mercy Medical Center. McCLUNG Mary, 73. of the 4000 block of Eighth Street died Thursday at Mercy Medical Center. McEWAN - Helen, 80, of the 3600 block of 54th Street died Thursday at U.S.A. Health Care. OSBORNE William, 74, of Panora died Thursday at Mercy Medical Center. POTTS Robert Sr.. 77. of the 3800 block of South Union Street died Friday at Mercy Medical Center. ROBBINS - Abe Jr.. 78, of the 1900 block of East 25th Street died Saturday at Kavanagh House on 56th Street. TERPSTRA Loren. 64, of Sully died Friday at Iowa Methodist Medical Center. VAN PELT Dewayne, 73, of Albia died Friday at Mercy Medical Center. VULCANO Frank, 76. of the 2500 block of Arthur Avenue died Friday at Mercy Medical Center. WARD Martha. 81 . of The Abbey died there Friday. ADVERTISEMENT r -wriwtirit il the Warren County Fair. ESTHER HEWITT Pleasant Hill Esther L. Hewitt, 72, of the 200 block of Northeast 56th Court in Pleasant Hill died of an aneurysm Thursday at Metropolitan Medical Center. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Sunset Funeral Chapel, with burial at Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Mrs. Hewitt was born in Weldon and had lived in Pleasant Hill since 1947. She was a retired seamstress for Iowa Methodist Medical Center and a member of Toastmasters, South Side Senior Community Center, Grace Baptist Church and 31 0 Union Rubber Workers. She enjoyed sewing. She is survived by two daughters, Cindy Logsdon of Pleasant Hill and Donna Molacek of Omaha; two sons, Michael and Sterling "Greg," both of Des Moines; a sister, Edna Roth of Muscatine; nine grandchildren; and a greatgrandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rex. Friends may call from 3 to 5 p.m. today at the funeral chapel. Memorial contributions may be made to the IJUl!Lpv;i.!l."ii1Ji! LEE HUFFMAN Winterset Lee Huffman, 84, of Winterset died of a heart ailment Tuesday at home. Services will beat 2 p.m. Tuesday at First United Methodist Church in Winterset, with burial at McGinnis Cemetery in Madison County. Mr. Huffman was born in Callaway, Neb., and had lived in Corydon, Seymour and Des Moines before moving to Winterset in 1948. He was a retired lineman and troubleshooter for Iowa Power and Light Co. and an Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion, Masonic Lodge, 'Eastern Star, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and Patterson United Methodist Church in Patterson. He is survived by his wife, Polly; a son, Jeff of Houston, Texas; two daughters, Launa Jamison of Knoxville and Wende Gau of Parker, Colo.; two sisters, Pat Taylor of Des Moines and Lorraine Holmes of Seattle, Wash.; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Friends may call from noon to 8 p.m. Monday at Collins Oak Park Chapel in Winterset, where the family will be present from 4 to 6 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Winterset Multi-Purpose Center. Death notices 1 m STEVEN RIDNOUR SR. Des Moines ft - J The Des Moines Register publishes obituaries, free of charge, for people who lived in a 26-county area of central Iowa at the time of their deaths or who lived there within the past 20 years. A photo is published if available and If It Is no older than 10 years. Abbreviated obituaries are published under the "Former Residents" heading for people who moved out of central Iowa more than 20 years ago. Due to space limitations, an obituary cannot be published for anyone who never lived in the 26-county region unless the person was widely known. The deadline for obituaries each day is 2 p.m. To reach the obituary writer, call (515) 284-8065. We strive to publish an obituary the morning after the information Is received. If that Is not possible because of limited space, the obituary will be published prior to the funeral. To include more information than we publish In obituaries, families can buy space In the "Death Notices" advertising listings on this page. The length and wording of "Death Notices" listings are left to the discretion of families. For information on the "Death Notices," call (515) 284-8477. Steven Ridnour Sr., 52, of the 5900 block of Southeast Eighth Street died of a heart ailment Wednesday at Iowa Methodist Medical Center. Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, of which he was a member. Burial will be at Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Mr. Ridnour was born in Ottumwa and had lived in Des Moines most of his life. He was a pressman with R.R. Donnelley Printing Co., a Navy veteran of the Vietnam War and a member of Printers Union Local 157. He enjoyed hunting. He Is survived by his wife, Kay; two sons, Jeremy of Des Moines and Steven Jr. of Los Angeles; his mother, Jeri Ridnour of Des Moines; and two brothers, Mark of Des Moines and Rick of Sycamore, III. , Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to his church. Southtown Funeral Home Is handling arrangements. Pleasant Hill library. HELEN McEWAN Des Moines Helen R. McEwan, 80, of the 3600 block of 54th Street died of cancer Thursday at USA Health Care. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Central Presbyterian Church. Burial will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Ridgelawn Cemetery in Griffith, Ind. Miss McEwan was born in Crafton, Pa., and had lived in Gary, Ind., before moving to Des Moines in 1953. She was a retired kindergarten teacher and a member of Des Moines Retired Teachers Association, Des Moines Women's Club, Eastern Star and Des Moines Business Professional Women's Club. She was Involved with Girl Scouts of America and Scottish Heritage Society. She enjoyed dancing and danced at Arthur Murray Studio in Des Moines. A sister, Margaret McEwan of Des Moines, survives. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at Dahlstrom Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to Moingona Girl Scouts Council or Central Presbyterian Church. f I CORA LLOYD Des Moines Cora Carr Lloyd, 83, of the 1700 block of Lincoln Avenue died of Alzheimer's disease Wednesday at home. Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Mount Hebron Baptist Church, with burial at Glendale Cemetery. She was born in Oxford, Miss., and had lived in Batesville, Miss., before moving to Des Moines 36 years ago. She was a homemaker and enjoyed music. She is survived by eight daughters, Lowrine Walker, Dorothy James, Emma Bolden, Ruthie Carter, Lucy Jefferson, Mattie Tynes and Alsie Carr, all of Des Moines, and Leslie Carr of Toledo, Ohio; five sons, Melvin, A.B., James, Willie and Calvin Carr, all of Des Moines; three brothers, C.S. Patton and John Patton, both of Des Moines, and Amos Patton of Memphis, Tenn.; 42 grandchildren; 86 great-grandchildren; and 13 great-greatgrandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husbands, E.J. Carr and E.L. Lloyd. Friends may call from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Hamilton's Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to Mount Hebron Baptist Church. Des Moines Births ;gsySSg:: our Bhowroom 63rd & Railroad JJ SIIM First St., WjM-gy 1LES FI NKHA1. HOMES Local!) Owned & Operated Grandview Park 3211 Hubbell 265-1452 Mary McClung 10:00 AM Tuesday Brandt's 1301 Ash St. Dallas Center WJ-3701 Patrick D. Manning 10:30 AM Tuesday of Assumption Catholic Church, Granger FamilvGreeting 4:00-7:00 PM Monday at the church Vigil Service 7:00 PM Monday Frances A I loft 10:00 AM Monday, February 26 at St. Marks Episcopal Church Visitation 3-5 PM Sunday at: Dahlstrom Family Funeral Care o21 E.thSt. Des Moines, I A Irvin Augspurger 11:00 AM Monday at: McLaren's Chapel 801 l?thSt.,WDM 515-225-7225 ToxixTglif h m:ral home Vulcano, Frank For information regarding services for Frank vulcano call Tonlni Funeral Home 2135 5W 9th 515-282-7311 or .WILTONS nrnna I tfTtE Ifl ttEVKU Web Sice HamillonsFunenilHoiiMxoni Hamilton's On Lyon 405 Lyon St. 243-5221 Abe Henry Robbins Jr. 9.00 AM Tuesday at the Funeral Home Cleatus M." Speed" Learning 2:30 PM Tuesday at the Funeral Home Cora Carr Lloyd 1 1 : 00 AM Wednesday at Mt. Hebron Baptist Church Southtown S400SWth 285-3911 Steven Ridnour, Sr. 11 :0OAM Monday at Lutheran Church of The Good Shepherd V Ursjllmnrefirqisfcr Call 284-8311 or 800-365-4692 PHYLLIS HOBBS Marshalltown Phyllis Hobbs, 78, of Marshalltown died of a heart ailment Thursday at home. Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Pursel-Davis Funeral Home and Crematory In Marshalltown, with burial at Melbourne Cemetery In Melbourne. Mrs. Hobbs was born in Britt and had lived in Marshalltown several years. She was a retired cost accountant at Fisher Controls and was a volunteer reader at several nursing homes. She is survived by four daughters, Jo Dunn and Linda Bratland, both of demons, and Kathy Bulanek and Mindy Kunkel, both of Marshalltown; 11 grandchildren; and seven greatgrandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack. - Friends may call from 4 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Iowa River Hospice. BROADLAWNS MEDICAL CENTER The hospital no longer releases Information. Parents of babies born at Broadlawns can have the births listed here by sending a photocopy of their child's birth certificate to: Metro Desk. Des Moines Register, P.O. Box 957, Des Moines, IA 50304-0957. IOWA METHODIST MEDICAL CENTER BAKER Amy of Des Moines, a daughter, Friday. DAUGHENBAUGH Bobbie Jo Brown and Jason Daughenbaugh of Des Moines, a son, Wednesday. DYER Jennifer and Shayne of Des Moines, a daughter, Friday. HANCOCK Krlsten and Bryant of New Virginia, a daughter, Friday. HARDEN-HAYES Cynthia Harden and Douglas Hayes of Ames, a son and a daughter, Fnday. HOOD Jessica of Des Moines, a daughter, Thursday. PORTER Shannon and Marcus of Des Moines, a daughter, Friday. MERCY MEDICAL CENTER GARRISON Jennifer and Randy of Des Moines, a son, Saturday. HARRIS Noklsha of Des Moines, a son, Saturday, Monument Sale Lf Save 15-20-3040 IjiiKtir rrvfnrf innc nnthinn rpcrvfrP All monuments and markers on sale! 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