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Lucille Danks
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Lucille Danks, age 93, passed away June 14, 2018 at Israel Family Hospice House in Ames. The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Monday, June 18 at Napier United Methodist Church in Napier. Memorial services will be at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 19, also at Napier United Methodist Church. Burial will be in the Prairie Center Cemetery.

Anna Lucille Danks was born July 7, 1924 to H. Lloyd and Lena Emma (Grimm) Eveland in rural Dallas County, Iowa. She graduated in 1946 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Home Economics from Iowa State University. Lucille and Joseph "Joe" Leland Danks were married August 11, 1946 at Napier United Methodist Church. She was a homemaker and a fan of Iowa State football and women's basketball.

Lucille is survived by her children, Susan (Eudene) Lund of Jewell and Jim (Dana) Danks of Slater; her grandchildren, Joseph (Emily) Danks of Urbandale and Jack (Jaimie Fast) Danks of Ankeny; and one great-grandchild, Adelaide Lucille.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, Joe.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in her name.

Soderstrum Funeral Home in Slater is assisting the family with arrangements.

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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Napier United Methodist Church

Ames, IA 50014

Memorial Service




11:00 AM
Napier United Methodist Church

Ames, IA 50014


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