Obituaries

Ryan Viramontes, 3 months

Baby Ryan Viramontes, 3 months, of Marshalltown passed away on June 13, 2019 at Unity Point Health in Marshalltown. At this time services for Ryan are pending. Mitchell Family Funeral Home is caring for Ryan and her family.

Geraldine “Gerry” Wahlberg

Geraldine “Gerry” Wahlberg – Devoted Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother and friend “90,” of Mesa, AZ and Hudson, WI passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 20, 2018. She is survived by her three children: Greg (Melody), Gwen (Dan) Christensen, and Glenn (Kris); six ...

Herbert B. Drees

Herbert Bernard Drees joined his parents and sister in heaven from a massive stroke on May 22, 2019. Herb is survived by his wife Carol; his children Pam, Audrey, Kirk, Lisa and Eric; 9 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren, a sister, Joan Bauer and two brothers, James Drees and Dean Drees. ...

Beverly A. Whitehill, 90

Beverly A. Whitehill, 90, of Marshalltown, IA, passed away Friday, June 14, 2019, at UnityPoint Health of Marshalltown. Arrangements are pending at Anderson Funeral Homes in Marshalltown. Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonfhs.com

Willis L. Fiscus, 87

Willis L. Fiscus, 87, of Ames, IA, formerly of Marshalltown, IA, died Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at Northridge Village in Ames. Funeral Services will be 10:30 a.m., Monday, June 17, 2019, at the First Congregational Church in Marshalltown, IA. Visitation will be 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Sunday, ...

Nevaeh Elise Helfrich

Nevaeh Elise Helfrich was born Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at the Henry County Health Center and passed away shortly thereafter. She is survived by her loving parents, Scott Helfrich and Jenna Shaw and siblings Tucker Helfrich and Scarlett Helfrich, all of Mt. Pleasant, IA. Olson-Powell ...

Randall Joseph Luethje, 31

Randall Joseph Luethje, 31, of Marshalltown, Iowa, who was born on April 23, 1988 to Ricky and Mary (Kandner) Luethje, passed away at BSA hospital in Amarillo, Texas, on May 20, 2019. He is survived by his loving wife Desirae and two sons Owen and Kameron; his mother Mary; siblings: ...

William (Bill) Baltisberger, 95

William (Bill) Baltisberger, 95, of Marshalltown, passed away on Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at UnityPoint Health Care in Marshalltown. Memorial services for Bill will be held on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at St Paul’s Episcopal Church in Marshalltown. Visitation will be on Friday, ...

Arline Estlund Schill

Arline Estlund Schill passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at Oakview Nursing Home in Conrad, IA. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, June 15th, at the 1st Presbyterian Church in Ft. Dodge, IA. Visitation will be held one-hour prior. She will be laid to rest in the ...

Esther Djuren Hougham, 97

Esther Djuren Hougham, 97, of Marshalltown, passed away on Monday, June 10, 2019, at Glenwood Place in Marshalltown. Funeral services for Esther will be on Tuesday, June 18, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home in Marshalltown. Visitation will be Monday, June 17, 2019, ...

Irene Anna Graether

Irene Anna Graether died peacefully on June 13, 2019, shortly after her 87th birthday. She has been in declining health since sustaining a hip fracture in June of 2018. Her body will be cremated and no formal memorial service will be held by her specific instruction as her remaining friends ...

Willis L. Fiscus, 87

Willis L. Fiscus, 87, of Ames, IA, formerly of Marshalltown, IA, died Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at Northridge Village in Ames. Funeral Services will be 10:30 a.m., Monday, June 17, 2019, at the First Congregational Church in Marshalltown, IA. Visitation will be 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., ...

Phyllis J Kroener, 55

Phyllis J Kroener, 55, passed away at her home in Marshalltown. She will be having a service on June 15th from 3 to 5 p.m. at Mitchell funeral home in Marshalltown. She is survived by her two sons Andrew Hall, Allen Miller; her mother Dixie Kroener; her good friend, five sisters and ...

William H. Baltisberger, 95

William H. Baltisberger, 95, of Marshalltown, passed away on Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at UnityPoint Health Care in Marshalltown. Memorial services for William will be held on Saturday, June 15, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Marshalltown. Visitation will be on ...

Ronald Riordan

Graveside services for Ronald Riordan were held Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at the Iowa Veterans Home Cemetery. Chaplain Angela Doty officiated the service. Combined Military Honors were provided by Marshalltown VFW Post 839 Harry C. Harter Post and Marshalltown Frank Lewis Glick American ...

Leona M. Gray, 95

Leona M. Gray, 95, long-time resident of the Eldora area, passed away on Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at Mary Greeley Hospital in Ames. Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Friday, June 14, 2019, at Abels Funeral & Cremation Service, Creps Chapel, Eldora. A funeral ...

Harry Dunn, 94

Harry Dunn, 94, a resident of Chillicothe, Missouri, passed away on Monday, October 29, 2018, at Livingston Manor Care Center, Chillicothe, Missouri. A graveside service will be held at Riverside Cemetery, Marshalltown, Iowa, on Saturday, June 15, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. Memorial contributions ...

James “Jim” Creason, 73

James “Jim” Creason, 73, of Marshalltown, Iowa, passed away at Mary Greeley Medical Center in Ames on the morning of Saturday, June 8, 2019. A memorial visitation will be held for Jim on Friday, June 14, 2019, at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Memorials in Jim’s ...

Esther Djuren Hougham, 97

Esther Djuren Hougham, 97, of Marshalltown, passed away on Monday, June 10, 2019, at Glenwood Place in Marshalltown. Funeral services for Esther will be on Tuesday, June 18, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home in Marshalltown. Visitation will be Monday, June 17, 2019, ...

Rick Frederickson, 93

A Celebration of Life for Arnold L. “Rick” Frederickson, 93, of Marshalltown, was held on June 7, 2019, at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home. Military Honors were provided by the Combined VFW/American Legion Honor Guard from the surrounding area. Groups in attendance included Elks ...