Obituaries

Katherine “Kathy” Ann Foster, 59

Funeral services for Katherine “Kathy” Ann Foster, 59, were held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, October 13, 2017, at Peace United Church of Christ, Gladbrook, IA. Rev. Robert Doner officiated the service and June Bessman played the organ for vocalist Brianna Erickson. Urn bearers were Bret ...

Netha MMartin

Netha M. “Mitzi” Martin, 93

Graveside Services will be held Saturday, October 21, 11:30AM, Riverside Cemetery, for Netha M. “Mitzi” Martin, 93, of Dallas, Texas, who died Saturday evening, Oct. 7 at Presbyterian Hospital in Plano, Texas. Father Don Czapla, from St. Henry’s, will officiate the burial. Her Funeral ...

Wilkening, Richard

Richard Wilkening, 77

A Memorial Service for Richard Wilkening, 77, of Boone, IA formerly of Perry, will be 10:00 a.m. Monday, October 16, 2017, at Augustana Lutheran Church, 309 South Greene Street, Boone, IA with Rev. Dan Solomon officiating. Burial will be at Linwood Park Cemetery, Boone, IA with Military ...

Chris Barrickman

Chris Barrickman, a young man and friend who truly enjoyed hiking and spending time with his cats, passed away on Tuesday, October 10, 2017. He spent his final weeks at University of Iowa Hospital as a result of complications of liver disease. He was 38. Chris was awake and talking and ...

Josephine “Jo” Bertha Purvis, 88

Josephine “Jo” Bertha Purvis, 88, of Iowa Falls, Iowa passed away Wednesday October 11, 2017, at Scenic Manor of the Scenic Living Communities in Iowa Falls. Funeral services for Josephine Purvis will be 11:00 a.m., Monday, October 16, 2017, at the First Congregational United Church of ...

Ralph Robert Howe, 95

Ralph Robert Howe, 95, of Clemons, passed away in his purple house, surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday, October 11, 2017. Funeral services are pending at Fredregill Funeral & Cremation Care in Zearing, Iowa.

Donald W. Irwin, 88

Donald W. Irwin, 88, of Marshalltown, IA passed away Thursday, October 12, 2017, at his residence. Arrangements are pending at Anderson Funeral Homes, Marshalltown. Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonfhs.com

Berneice Brownfield

Berneice Pauline Shenkle Brownfield, 99

Berneice Pauline Shenkle Brownfield, 99, passed away peacefully on Monday, October 9, 2017. She was born the second of 12 children on July 1, 1918, in Collins, Iowa, to William and Orva Shenkle. As one of the older children she learned very early how to sew, bake and shepherd ...

Mary Ann Wiberg

Mary Ann Wiberg, 80

In loving memory, Mary Ann Wiberg, 80, passed away on Saturday, October 7, 2017, in Lake Zurich, Illinois. She had Alzheimer’s for several years before succumbing to a sudden illness. She is survived by her husband Richard and five daughters: Kim (Don) George, Lisa (Alex) Fosses, Holly ...

Sidney J. Heitmeyer, 85

Sidney J. Heitmeyer, 85, of Garner, Iowa died Tuesday, October 10, 2017, at the Muse Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit in Mason City. Funeral services will be held 10 A.M., Saturday, October 14th at the United Methodist Church in Garner with Rev. Paul Evans officiating. Military rites will be ...

Gary Cooling

Gary Dean Cooling, 63

Gary Dean Cooling, 63, of Le Grand, passed away Tuesday, October 3, 2017, at the Iowa River Hospice in Marshalltown, Iowa, surrounded by his loving family. A memorial visitation will be held on Friday, October 13, 2017, from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. at New Hope Christian Church in Marshalltown. A ...

Donna Lou Hanzelka, 88

Funeral services for Donna Lou Hanzelka, 88, of Marshalltown and formerly of Le Grand, were held on Tuesday, October 10, 2017, at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Marshalltown. Pastor Gregg Davison officiated and special music was by Jan Randall and Loren Conrad. Honorary pallbearers were ...

Kathy Foster

Katherine “Kathy” Ann Foster, 59

Katherine “Kathy” Ann Foster, 59, of Gladbrook, IA, passed away Saturday, October 7, 2017, at Cedar Valley Hospice Home, in Waterloo, IA. Memorial services will be 10:30 a.m., Friday, October 13, 2017, at Peace United Church of Christ, in Gladbrook. Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 ...

Howard L. “Butch” Cox, 77

Howard L. “Butch” Cox, 77, of rural Zearing, passed away on Sunday, October 8, 2017, with his daughters by his side at Mary Greeley Medical Center in Ames, Iowa. A visitation will be held on Wednesday, October 11, 2017, from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. at Fredregill Funeral Home in Zearing, ...

Myron Isaac Wanatee Sr., 80

Myron Isaac Wanatee Sr., 80, of Tama, passed away Friday, October 6, 2017, at the Iowa River Hospice Home in Marshalltown. A Wake was held Saturday evening, October 7, 2017, at the Myron Wanatee Sr. residence, 208 Sac and Fox Road, on the Meskwaki Settlement in rural Tama. Native American ...

James Patrick “Jim” Mead, 81

Funeral services for James Patrick “Jim” Mead, 81, were held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, October 9, 2017, at St. Mary Catholic Church, Marshalltown, IA, with Father Greg Bahl officiating. Music was presented by Marilyn Spafford on the organ and the St. Mary Catholic Church ...

Isaac Wanatee Sr., 80

Isaac Wanatee Sr., 80, of Tama, passed away Friday, October 6, 2017 at the Iowa River Hospice Home in Marshalltown. A Wake will be held Saturday evening, October 7, 2017 at the Myron Wanatee Sr. Residence, 208 Sac and Fox Road on the Meskwaki Settlement in rural Tama. Native American ...

James Anthony Picht, 93

James Anthony Picht, 93 of Iowa Falls, Iowa passed away Sunday October 8, 2017 at the Ashbrook Assisted Living at the Scenic Living Communities of Iowa Falls. Funeral services for James Picht will be 10:00 am Saturday, October 14, 2017 at the Immanuel Lutheran Church; 313 Lee Lane; Iowa ...

Katherine “Kathy” Ann Foster, 59

Katherine “Kathy” Ann Foster, 59, of Gladbrook, IA passed away Saturday, October 7, 2017, at Cedar Valley Hospice, in Waterloo, IA. Memorial services will be 10:30 a.m., Friday, October 13, 2017, at Peace United Church of Christ, in Gladbrook. Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., ...

Donna Lou Hanzelka

Donna Lou Hanzelka

Donna Lou Hanzelka, 88, of Marshalltown and formerly of Le Grand, passed away on Friday, October 6, 2017 at Southridge Specialty Care in Marshalltown. Funeral services for Donna Lou will be held on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Marshalltown. Visitation ...