Arlene Ashmore, age 100, of Ames, died of natural causes at Accura HealthCare in Ames on January 21, 2018. A celebration of life will be held at 2:30p.m. on Friday, February 2, 2018 at Accura HealthCare in Ames, Iowa.
Arlene was born in Dows, Iowa on September 04, 1917, the daughter of Adolf and Emelia (Draves) Iverson. Residing in Story City and Ames throughout her life, Arlene worked for the telephone company and Iowa State Memorial Union. She was a regular volunteer at Heartland Senior Services of Story County, and a long-time member of Ascension Lutheran Church. Arlene loved to do yard work, take walks around Ames, and enjoyed watching her ISU Sports.
Arlene is survived by granddaughters Michelle Sime (Scott Schoba) and Traci Brooks (Brian Towle), great granddaughters Alex Sime and Elizabeth Brooks, and son-in-law Terry Bird.
She was preceded in death by her parents (Adolph and Emelia Iverson) brother (Elwood Iverson), sisters (Mamie Bauge, Viola Bergeson and Ilene Wilhelm) and daughter (Marlene Bird).
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Arlene's family.
Online condolences may be directed to www.grandonfuneralandcremationcare.com
I have childhood memories of her and her sisters from when we went to visit. Prayers to all. Jane (Iverson )Corneils
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