In loving memory of

John Sydney Endreland
January 4, 1953 - November 19, 2021

John S. Endreland, age 68, of Ames, Iowa, passed away Friday, November 19, 2021, at Israel Family Hospice House in Ames.

No public memorial will be held at this time. Condolences may be expressed online at

John Sydney Endreland was born January 4, 1953, in Forest City, Iowa, the son of Harold Sydney and Arlene Joy (Samuelson) Endreland. He was united in marriage to Luanne Sigler Guss on September 26, 1987, in Ames. John adopted Luanne's daughter, Marisa, and the couple welcomed two more children into their family, Kyle and Rachel.

John worked many years at 3-M in Ames. Most recently, he worked odd jobs in the area, as a DJ and musician. He enjoyed singing and playing his guitar.

Survivors include three children, Marisa (Michael) Grimm of Sunbright, TN, Kyle Endreland of Ames, and Rachel Wright, of Ames; 11 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and a sister, Judy Hector of Minnesota.

He was preceded in death by his wife Luanne on August 12, 2020; his parents; and a sister, Nancy Endreland.

Ames Monument & Cremation Center has been entrusted with the care of John and his family.


Carol wagner wrote on Nov 27, 2021:

"John you will always have a special place in my heart . I have many memories of you as my childhood schoolmate and our friendship still today. I know you are home with Jesus now and feeling no pain. Keep singing and playing your guitar. You had a great love and talent for music."

Rita Lindahl wrote on Nov 27, 2021:

"John, you will be missed by many. Our OFG group, your musicians group and family. I?m sure Luanne is happy to have you beside her once again. Rest in p ace. No more pain. "