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780 12th St. SW
P.O. Box 822
Le Mars, IA 51031
Phone: 712-546-4903
Fax: 712-546-4710
Dale Ames

Dale Robert Ames

Wednesday, January 10th, 1945 - Wednesday, April 10th, 2019
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Dale Robert Ames, 74, of Le Mars, Iowa passed away on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at the Good Samaritan Society in Le Mars. Funeral services will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, April 15, 2019 at the Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. Pastor Bruce Rapp will officiate. Burial will follow at a later date at the Marcus – Amherst Cemetery in Marcus, Iowa. Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 14, 2019 at the Mauer – Johnson Funeral Home. The family will be present to greet friends from 5 – 7 p.m. There will also be one hour of visitation at the funeral home prior to the service on Monday.

Dale Robert Ames was born on January 10, 1945, one of 17 children born to John and Zelma (Holderness) Baines. He was later adopted by Merrill and June Ames. Dale received his education at Meriden-Cleghorn High School. Following high school he took a position with the Hy-Vee warehouse in Cherokee, Iowa as a truck driver. He later went to work for Van Buskirk Construction building roads. Dale moved to Le Mars in 2005 and retired in 2010.

On March 17, 2006, Dale and Glenda (Scott) were united in marriage in Elk Point, South Dakota. In his spare time Dale enjoyed fishing, playing cards and golfing. He also liked watching sports and was an avid Iowa State Cyclones fan.

He will be missed by his former wife, Glenda Ames of Le Mars, IA; two sons, Alan Ames and his wife Amy of Minneapolis, MN and Brian Ames of Mt. Pleasant, Iowa; numerous grandchildren, nieces and nephews; brothers and sisters, David Baines of PA, Jean Ann Doney of KS, Terry Fleming of KS, Beatrice Chila of IA, Dale Baines of IA and Bart Lyon of TX.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, J.C. Ames; and 9 brothers and sisters.
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  • Visitation

    Sunday, April 14th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Sunday, April 14th, 2019 2:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Mauer Johnson Funeral Home
    Address
    780 12th Street SW
    LE MARS, IA 51031
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    The family will be present to greet friends from 5 – 7 p.m. There will also be one hour of visitation at the funeral home prior to the service on Monday.
  • Service

    Monday, April 15th, 2019 | 10:30am
    When
    Monday, April 15th, 2019 10:30am
    Location
    Mauer Johnson Funeral Home
    Address
    780 12th Street SW
    LE MARS, IA 51031
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  • Interment

    Location
    Marcus Amherst Cemetery
    Address
    E. Highland Drive
    MARCUS, IA 51035
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