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Aime Jo Beeks


Aime Jo Beeks, daughter and step-daughter of Marilyn and Duane Long of Urbandale and the late Douglas H. Beeks of Bethany, Mo., died Wednesday, May 4 at MercyOne Hospice House in Johnston, Iowa. She was born December 29, 1969 at Bethany, Mo, and is survived by her brother Dr. Duane Long, Jr. and step-sisters Lisa Mickels, Monica Gillenwater, and Lorida Boyle and families.


Aime graduated from Urbandale High School, Ellsworth Community College, and Iowa State University. She served 11 years in the US Army, 7 of those on active duty as a mental health specialist. She was employed by Cintas First Aid and Safety in Grimes, Iowa for 21 years.


Aime enjoyed sports, working in her yard, completing projects on her home, and music. She loved animals of all kinds, especially her pets. Aime will be remembered as hard-working, organized, fun-loving and kind to others. She will be sorely missed.


A memorial service will be held at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday May 18th at Urbandale United Church of Christ, 3530 70th St in Urbandale.