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Service Details

Visitation:

Thursday, January 3, 2013
5:00 - 7:00 pm
Hamilton's on Westown Parkway
3601 Westown Parkway
West Des Moines, Iowa

Service:

Friday, January 4, 2013
12:00 pm
West Des Moines United Methodist Church
720 Grand Avenue
West Des Moines, Iowa

Disposition:

Friday, January 4, 2013
Burial
Jordan Cemetery
West Des Moines

Arrangements:

Hamilton's on Westown Parkway
3601 Westown Parkway
West Des Moines, Iowa 50266
(515) 224-0078

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Emily Anne Weikert

Services for Emily, who died Thursday, December 27, 2012, will be held on Friday, January 4, 2013, at 12:00 p.m., at West Des Moines United Methodist Church, 720 Grand Avenue in West Des Moines, IA. Visitation will be held Thursday, January 3, at Hamilton’s on Westown Parkway, 3601 Westown Parkway in West Des Moines, IA, from 5 to 7 p.m. Burial will be at Jordan Cemetery in West Des Moines, IA.

Emily was born on May 25, 1987, in Sioux City, IA, to Kellie and Rod Weikert. She graduated with honors from Valley High School and Iowa State University. After graduation Emily moved to Colorado and worked for CoBank. She had a zest for life, with a joy of travel and various activities. She belonged to Toastmasters, enjoyed golfing, skiing, and spending time with her family and friends. She was also a talented violin player and was a member of the Iowa State Orchestra while in college.

Emily is survived by her parents, Kellie and Rod Weikert; her brother, Joel Weikert; grandparents, Merle and Norma Oakes; aunts, Debie (Ernie) Cain and Marla (Randy) Pence; uncles, David Oakes and Jerry Weikert; and numerous other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Roy and Betty Weikert.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the Emily Weikert Scholarship Fund, c/o West Bank, Attn: Mary Jordan, 1601 22nd Street, West Des Moines, IA 50266.

Condolences may be expressed at www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com