Obituaries

Thomas Palmer, 64

Thomas Palmer, 64, of Marshalltown, passed away on Sunday, May 7, 2017, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Services for Thomas will be held at a later date by his family. For more information or to send a condolence, please visit www.mitchellfh.com or call 641-844-1234. ...

Jerry Ahrens

Interment will be at Hazelwood Cemetery in Grinnell at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, May 9th, 2017. There will be no public visitation. In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to the American Cancer Society or the Marshalltown Animal Rescue League. Mitchell Family Funeral home ...

Barbara J. Backen, 74

Barbara J. Backen, 74, of Tama, passed away Saturday, May 6, 2017 at Premier Estates of Toledo under the care of Iowa River Hospice. Funeral Services will be held Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 10:30 AM at Kruse-Phillips Funeral Home in Tama with Rev. Dewey Grimes officiating. Interment will ...

Joseph Mark Goodman

Joseph Mark Goodman passed away on Wednesday, May 3, 2017. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 10:30 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Oratory in Haverhill, Iowa, with Father Don Czapla officiating. Left to cherish his memory are his children Garrett and Josh ...

Joan Marie Walker, 86

Joan Marie Walker, 86, of Hubbard, Iowa, formerly of Eldora, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, at the Hubbard Care Center in Hubbard. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 9, 2017, at the Creps-Abels Funeral Home in Eldora. Burial will follow at the Eastlawn ...

Janice Inks, 77

Janice Inks, 77, formerly of State Center, IA passed away Saturday, May 6, 2017, at Scenic Manor, in Iowa Falls, IA. Arrangements are pending at Anderson Funeral Homes, 405 W. Main St., Marshalltown.

Loretta Tracy, 90

Loretta Tracy, 90, of Ankeny, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, March 19, 2017, surrounded by much love from her family. Visitation was held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the church on Wednesday with a 7 p.m. Rosary. Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, March 30, 2017, at Our ...

Joyce Morlan, 83

Joyce Morlan, 83, of Eldora, IA passed away on Sunday, April 30, 2017, at Allen Memorial in Waterloo, IA. Funeral service for Joyce Morlan was Friday, May 05, 2017, at 10:30 a.m. at the First Congregational United Church of Christ in Eldora, IA. Burial will follow in the Eastlawn Memory ...

Ned (Ted) Alfonse Trowbridge, Jr., 96

Funeral services were held for Ned (Ted) Alfonse Trowbridge, Jr., 96, of Lenox, IA, formerly of Marshalltown on Friday, May 5, 2017, at Mitchell Family Funeral Home. Officiant was Rev. Sandra Wainwright Rossander, of First Presbyterian Church in Villisca, IA. Mr. Trowbridge was laid to rest in ...

Mary Louise Perkins, 81

Funeral services for Mary Louise Perkins, 81, of Conrad, IA, were held Friday, May 5, 2017, at Mitchell Family Funeral Home with Pastor Scott Hand officiating. Mrs. Perkins was laid to rest in Benson Cemetery. Pallbearers were Nick Monroe, Jon Jennings, Kent Bracy, Mark Muhs, Gary Sams, ...

Jack Austin Frost, 81

Funeral Services for Jack Austin Frost, 81, of Le Grand, IA, were held Friday, May 5, 2017, at Le Grand Friends Church with Pastor Alan Mullikin officiating. Mr. Frost was laid to rest in Rose Hill Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers were Stacy (Randy), Daniel (Jamie), Justin (Michele), Sean ...

Dorothy Mae Hutchinson

Dorothy Mae Hutchinson was born at Tama, Iowa April 4, 1926, to Frank and Fannie Tichy and passed away April 18, 2017, at Dallas Center, Iowa. Dorothy requested cremation and a private family graveside service. Dorothy became one of Jehovah’s Witnesses July 26, 1942, and was very ...

Dennis P. Zuck, 59

Dennis P. Zuck, 59, of Eldora, formerly of Jesup, Iowa, passed away suddenly on Sunday, April 30, 2017, at the Grundy County Memorial Hospital in Grundy Center. A celebration of life will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 6, 2017, at Dennis’ nephew, Trent Zuck’s home in Dunkerton, ...

Joan Marie Walker, 86

Joan Marie Walker, 86, of Hubbard, Iowa, formerly of Eldora, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, at the Hubbard Care Center in Hubbard. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 9, 2017, at the Creps-Abels Funeral Home in Eldora. Burial will follow at the Eastlawn ...

Jack Frost, 81

Jack Frost, 81, of Le Grand passed away on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, with his family by his side. Funeral services will be held on Friday, May 5, 2017, at 10:30 at the Le Grand Friends Church with Pastor Alan Mullikin officiating. A public visitation will be held on Thursday, May 4, at the Le ...

Ralph Miles Smouse, 83

Ralph Miles Smouse, 83, of Marshalltown, passed away on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, at the Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown. Funeral services for Ralph will be held on Friday, May 5, 2017, at 5:00 p.m. at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home in Marshalltown. Visitation will be held one hour prior ...

Barry M. Spalding, 77

Barry M. Spalding, 77, passed away Wednesday, May 3, 2017, at the Iowa Veterans Home, in Marshalltown. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m., Friday, May 5, 2017, at the Iowa Veterans Home Chapel. Further arrangements are pending at Anderson Funeral Homes, 405 W. Main St., Marshalltown.

Daniel Floyd Speas, 58

Daniel Floyd Speas, 58, of Webb City, Missouri, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, April 29th, 2017, at his home after a courageous battle with cancer. Dan was born on August 29, 1958, to James (Jim) and Joanne (Garrington) Speas in Marshalltown, Iowa and was raised on the family farm ...

Ned (Ted) Alfonse Trowbridge, Jr., 96

Ned (Ted) Alfonse Trowbridge, Jr., 96, of Lenox, IA, formerly of Marshalltown, passed away Thursday, April 27, 2017, at Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital in Council Bluffs, IA. Funeral services will be held Friday, May 5, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home in ...

Mary Perkins, 81

Mary Perkins, 81, of Conrad passed away on Sunday, April 30, 2017, at Oakview Nursing and Rehab Center in Conrad, Iowa. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, May 5, 2017, at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home in Marshalltown, Iowa. Visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. ...