Gardening 12

Jaci Ames

August 16, 1938 ~ August 21, 2023 (age 85) 85 Years Old


Jacqueline Yvonne Ames, 85, of Wimbledon, ND, died Monday afternoon, August 21, 2023 at Jamestown Regional Medical Center, Jamestown.

Jacqueline “Jaci” Ames was born August 16, 1938, in Valley City, ND, the daughter of William and Elvera Hildebrant.   After her parents passed away, she was raised by Drew and Elsie Elliott.  Jaci graduated from Leal High School in 1956 and then attended Valley City State University.  She worked various jobs, including telephone operator, waitress, and helped on the farm driving truck.  Jaci married LeRoy Ames on September 10, 1959.  He died on May 21, 2000. 

She served as a Bible school teacher at St. John’s United Methodist Church, Wimbledon.  Jaci enjoyed painting and crafts, was a huge Minnesota Vikings fan, and loved her dogs and Johnny Cash.  She also enjoyed working in her flower beds and garden.

Jaci is survived by her three sons, Bradley Ames, Fargo, ND, Timothy (Shelley) Ames, Wimbledon, and Mark (Krista) Ames, Spiritwood, ND; eight grandchildren, Kyle, Eric, Kristi, Emily, Megan, Lucas, Alyssa, and Karl; five great-grandchildren, Aubree, Treyton, Spencer, Elliott, and Skylar; and sister, Alice George, Graham, WA.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; two sisters, Mary Fritze and Betty Hesch; and an infant son.


Funeral Service – 2:00 p.m., Saturday, August 26, 2023 at Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown.

Visitation – 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Friday, August 25, 2023 at the funeral home.

Burial – Highland Home Cemetery, Jamestown.

To send flowers to the family, please visit our floral store.

Friends and family have shared their relationship to show their support.
How do you know Jaci Ames?
We are sorry for your loss.
Help others honor Jaci's memory.


August 25, 2023

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Eddy Funeral Home
621 1st Ave S
Jamestown, ND 58401

Funeral Service
August 26, 2023

2:00 PM
Eddy Funeral Home
621 1st Ave S
Jamestown, ND 58401


© 2023 Eddy Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility