Michael Ament


Michael “Mike” Theodore Ament, age 74 of Richland, passed away Friday, September 4, 2020, at Sigourney Care Center.

A celebration of life service will be held at a later date and inurnment will be in Ollie Cemetery.

A memorial has been established in Mike’s name and cards may be mailed to Linna Ament, 500 W Moffett Street, Richland, Iowa 52585.

Mike was born August 7, 1946, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa to Edward Theodore and Hilda Ruth (Meeks) Ament.  He married Linna Sue Sheraden on July 22, 1967. 

Mike worked 7 years as a mechanic at Glenn’s Shell Station (owned by his brother), 16 years as a welder for P&H, 9 ½ years as restaurant owner of Mikes Prairie Home and 16 years as janitor at Fairfield Community School District.   He loved being outside either fishing, gardening or landscaping.  Mike loved watching the St. Louis Cardinals and also refinishing and building furniture.  He was known for his ornery sense of humor. 

Mike will be missed by his wife of 53 years, Linna; his children, Todd (Rachel) Ament of Ollie and Kelly (Alan) Townsend of North Liberty; two grandchildren, Halie (Edwin) Denny and Emily (Aaron) Besco; 4 step grandchildren, Jacob, Joey, James and Jaxson Delarm; 4 great grandchildren, Karson and Lilly Besco and Tristan and Audry Denny; one sister, Linda Kurth of North English; and many nieces and nephews.

Mike was preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Hilda; two brothers, Glenn and Richard; 2 sisters, Juanita and Judy; and one niece and one nephew.

On-line condolences may be made to the family at behnerfh.com.

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