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Obituaries

John A. Swearingen, 83

John A. Swearingen, 83, a lifelong resident of Marshalltown, passed away suddenly Monday night, April 20, 2020, in the peace of his home with his wife at his side. Funeral services are pending at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home. 641-844-1234

Tahler Wildman, 30

The contagious smile and larger than life personality of Tahler Wildman, 30, of rural State Center, left this earthly life on the morning of Thursday, April 16th. Private funeral services due to the state mandates will be held for her immediate family. We encourage everyone to keep them in ...

Albert (Al) D. Dierks, Jr., 85

Albert (Al) D. Dierks, Jr., 85, of Conrad, IA, died Sunday, April 19, 2020, at Bartels Lutheran Retirement Home in Waverly. A celebration of life will be held at a later date at the Peace United Church of Christ in Gladbrook. Born on May 19, 1934, in Marshalltown, IA, he was the son of ...

James DeWayne Jenkins, 88

James DeWayne Jenkins, 88, of Marshalltown, formerly of Albia, passed away on Saturday, April 18, 2020, at the Willows of Marshalltown in Marshalltown, Iowa. James was born Jan. 4, 1932, in Burlington, Iowa, to Dr. G. D. and Ruth (Reddish) Jenkins. He graduated from Kent School in Kent, CT ...

Howard “Toby” Clough, 93

Howard “Toby” Clough, 93, of State Center and formerly a life long resident of Garwin, passed away on the morning of April 18, 2020, at the Iowa River Hospice Home in Marshalltown, Iowa. Private funeral services due to the state mandates will be held for Howard’s immediate family. We ...

Ann Miller, 75

Ann Miller, 75, of West Des Moines, died Saturday, April 11, 2020, at Unity Point-Iowa Methodist Medical Center. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the family will be having a memorial service at a later date. Foster Funeral and Cremation Center in Webster City is entrusted with the services. Ann ...

Marian B. Gibbs

Marian B. Gibbs passed away unexpectedly on April 11, 2020, at the age of 90. She was the 6th of 7 children born to August A. and Martha K. Buhr, of Buck Creek, Iowa. Marian was passionate about her family, faith and fine things. Antique collecting was her hobby and cooking at a gourmet ...

Darwin Oran Meyer, 79

Darwin Oran Meyer, 79, of Hiawatha, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, April 16, 2020, at Northbrook Manor Care Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Due to state and federal guidance on gatherings due to COVID-19 pandemic, the family will have a celebration of life at a later date. Private family ...

Larry E. Kadolph, 84

Larry E. Kadolph, 84, of Eldora, Iowa, passed away peacefully at his home in Eldora on Saturday, April 18, 2020. A private visitation and burial will be held by the family. A memorial mass will be held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Eldora, at a later date. Memorials may be directed to the ...

Tahler Wildman, 30

The contagious smile and larger than life personality of Tahler Wildman, 30, of rural State Center, left this earthly life on the morning of Thursday, April 16th. Private funeral services due to the state mandates will be held for her immediate family. We encourage everyone to keep them in ...

Ruth Condit Bowers, 98

Ruth Condit Bowers, 98, of Waterloo, died Thursday, April 16, 2020, at Cedar Valley Hospice Home due to complications from a fall. She was born May 6, 1921, in Springville, IA, daughter of Robert B. and Inez M. Merritt Condit. Ruth graduated in 1938 from Viola High School in Viola, IA. Ruth ...

L. Jean Snyder, 97

L. Jean Snyder, 97, passed away on April 14, 2020, at Good Samaritan Society in Indianola, Iowa. The funeral is Monday, April 20, 2020, at Mitchell Family Funeral Home. Jean is survived by her daughter, Carole Jean Larson, grandchildren, great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, ...

William “Bill” Ward, 92

William “Bill” Ward, 92, of Nevada, passed away Saturday, April 18, 2020, at Windsor Manor in Nevada. A private graveside service will be held at Rose Hill Cemetery in Marshalltown. Bill is survived by his wife, Gwen, of Nevada; his children: Deb Wood, of Kansas City, MO, Deanna Ward, ...

Julie Marie Green, 56

Julie Marie Green, 56, of Cedar Falls, Iowa, and formerly of Iowa Falls, Iowa, passed away Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at the Martin Health Center of Cedar Falls, Iowa. After restrictions are lifted due to Covid-19, the family will be holding a public Memorial Service for Julie M. Green. The ...

Opal Pelham, 90

Opal Pelham, 90, of Marshalltown, IA passed away Saturday, April 18, 2020, at The Willows of Marshalltown. Arrangements are pending at Anderson Funeral Homes in Marshalltown. Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonfhs.com

George Francis Liston, 93

George F. Liston, 93, passed away April 16. George was born March 28, 1927, to Leo and Mary (Varnum) Liston. He graduated from Colo High School and served in the US Army in Germany in 1944-45. He married Maxine Edel at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Marshalltown on July 11, 1953. George was ...

L. Jean Snyder, 96

L. Jean Snyder, 96, of the Good Samaritan Home in Indianola, former longtime Marshalltown resident, passed away Tuesday, April 14th, in Indianola. Funeral services for family due to state of Iowa mandates will be private and held on Monday, April 20th, at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home ...

Marilyn A. Tordoff, 80

Marilyn A. Tordoff, 80, of Marshalltown, IA, passed away Wednesday, April 15, 2020, at her residence. Cremation rites have been accorded and a Memorial Service will be held at a later date, after state mandates have been lifted. Arrangements have been entrusted to Anderson Funeral Homes in ...

Harold Dean Suchanek, 90

Harold Dean Suchanek, 90, of Tama, passed away Wednesday, April 15, 2020, at Premier Estates of Toledo. Graveside services will be held at Oak Hill Cemetery in Tama at a future date. Please feel free to leave condolences to the family at www.kruse-phillips.com. Survivors include a sister, ...

Annie M. Pedersen, 62

Annie M. Pedersen, 62, formerly of West Liberty passed away suddenly Sunday, April 12, 2020, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City. Visitation will be held Friday, April 17, 2020, from 10 to 1 P.M. at the Henderson-Barker Funeral Home in West Branch, due to the current ...