In loving memory of

Miranda Suzanne Squires
June 4, 1978 - March 24, 2021

Miranda Suzanne Squires, 42, passed away March 24, 2021, at her home in Boone, Iowa.

Miranda was born on June 4, 1978, in Winfield, Illinois, to David and Mary Ann Squires. She attended Sycamore High School in Sycamore, Illinois, and eventually graduated from Adel-Desoto-Minburn High School in Adel, Iowa, in 1996. She continued her education and graduated from Iowa State University in 2002 with a degree in sociology.

Miranda was a very talented individual who loved life to the fullest. She was a classically trained vocalist as a child and was an Iowa All-State vocal performer. Miranda continued this training as a minor at Iowa State. She was in many musicals and enjoyed performing. As a trained social worker, Miranda used her skills to help those who were in greatest need. She had a big heart for people in general. Miranda found great joy in friends and family, but found her greatest joy in her dog, Cy.

Miranda was preceded in death by her father, David Squires. She is survived by her mother, Mary Ann Squires; her sister, Kelley Squires; her brother, Stephen Squires and his wife Melissa; and her nieces Hannah and Josephine Squires.

Memorial service will be held at a future date. Condolences may be expressed online at

Ames Monument & Cremation Center has been entrusted with the care of Miranda and her family.


Stefanie wrote on Mar 27, 2021:

"Rest In Peace Miranda. You will be missed??"

Scooter Ward wrote on Mar 27, 2021:

"Thoughts and prayers with family during this time. So sorry for your loss but know it?s Heaven?s gain. "

Scooter Ward wrote on Mar 27, 2021:

"Thoughts and prayers with the family, especially Ms. Mary Ann. May the hope of Christ and eternal life anchor your hearts in peace and the comfort of knowing the grave is not the end. I pray the fragrant memories shared will flood your hearts and mind and bring joy to your sadness. In Christ?s love. Pastor Scooter and Amy Ward"

Karen F. wrote on Mar 27, 2021:

"Funny. Smart. Sensitive. Caring. Determined. And a GREAT dog-mom. Miranda, you will be so, so missed, girl. Thank you for your friendship. Give your Dad a hug for me, please. Much love. ~ "W.B.""