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Weuve, Naomi

                Naomi Dawn Weuve, age 83, of State Center, Iowa, died Saturday, August 16, 2014, at Israel Family Hospice House in Ames, Iowa.

                Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, August 20, 2014, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in State Center, with Pastor Joan Swander officiating.  Burial will follow in Hillside Cemetery, State Center.  Visitation will be held at the church on Tuesday from 6-8 p.m.  Condolences may be sent online to

                Born May 19, 1931, in Winterset, Iowa, Naomi Dawn (Jorgensen) Weuve was the daughter of Max and Amy Dawn (Armstrong) Jorgensen.  She graduated from Ames High School in 1950, then was employed at several area businesses, including Motor Sales & Service and Bledsoe’s Clothing. 

                On January 11, 1953, Naomi married Ross Weuve in Ames.  The couple made their home in Ames for twelve years before settling on the Weuve family farm northwest of State Center where they raised their family of three children, Gary, Kim Dawn, and Kevin.  Most recently, Naomi made her home at Story County Senior Care in Nevada.

                A member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in State Center, Naomi enjoyed cross stitching, baking, and antiques.  She enjoyed her many collections and also was an avid Chicago Bulls basketball fan and Iowa State Cyclone enthusiast.

                Survivors include her husband, Ross; three children, Gary (Marcia) Weuve of Austin, TX, Kim Dawn (Dennis) Didio of Clear Lake, and Kevin Weuve of State Center; four grandchildren, Chad Weuve of Los Angeles, CA, Kiley Dawn Beminio of Belmond, Ashley (John) Burchert of Iowa City, and Scott (Hillary) Erwin of Des Moines; and six great-grandchildren, Ashton, Addyson, and Aeden Burchert, and Cameron, Haley Dawn, and Maddox Beminio.  She is also survived by a brother, Marlin (Sonja) Jorgensen of Ames; a sister, Judith (Orlene) Egland of Randall; and several nieces, nephews, and other extended family members.

                She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother in infancy.

                Ryan Funeral Home of Nevada has been entrusted with the care of Naomi and her family.  Memorials may be directed to St. Paul Lutheran Church in State Center and to the Israel Family Hospice House in Ames.

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