Obituaries

James Willard Osgood, 78

James Willard Osgood, 78, of Marshalltown, passed away late Saturday night, August 12th, at the Iowa Veterans Home where he has resided since August of last year. A celebration of his life will be held on Thursday, August 17th, at the Central Christian Church, 300 West Main Street, in ...

Robert Matheson, 90

Robert Matheson, 90, of Sun Prairie, WI, died Saturday afternoon, August 12th, at the New Perspective Senior Living in Sun Prairie. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, August 17th, at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home in Marshalltown. Visitation will be held one-hour prior ...

Richard Elmore

Funeral services for Richard Elmore, of Beaman, Iowa, were held Saturday, August 12, at the Beaman United Methodist Church, Beaman. Rev. Gene Kubli was officiant for the service and Connie Kruse was organist. Casket bearers were Dwight Elmore, Roger Elmore, Steve Koch, LaVern Novotny, ...

Boyd O. Church, 96

Boyd O. Church, 96, of Marshalltown, passed away on Saturday, August 12, 2017 at Hawkeye Care Center in Marshalltown. Visitation for Boyd will be held on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home with burial to follow at Rose Hill Cemetery at 2:00 p.m. For ...

“Medimetaqa” Ellsworth “Bucky” Youngbear Jr., 46

“Medimetaqa” Ellsworth “Bucky” Youngbear Jr., 46, of Tama, passed away Saturday, August 12, 2017 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Traditional Graveside Services will be held Monday, August 14, 2017 at 2:00 PM at the Meskwaki Cemetery on the Meskwaki Settlement in rural Tama ...

Velma Teresa Ulferts, 60

Velma Teresa Ulferts, 60 of Grundy Center, Iowa, passed away at her home in Grundy Center on Friday, August 11, 2017. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at the Engelkes-Abels Funeral Home in Grundy Center from 10:00 a.m. until time of funeral service at 11:00 a.m. Burial ...

Cody Jeffrey Haley, 20

Lance Corporal Cody Jeffrey Haley, age 20, from Eldora, formerly of Manly, IA, died in a training accident at Camp Pendleton, California on Friday, August 4, 2017. Cody was currently serving his country as a United States Marine in Weapons Platoon, Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 4th Marines ...

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Mildred Mathern, 93

Mildred Mathern, 93 died on July 13, 2017, surrounded by loved ones. Born in Garwin, Iowa on May 18, 1924 to Edwin and Bertha Aldrich. She married the love of her life, Dale Franklin Mathern on June 17, 1947. They resided in Garwin until they sold Dale’s Tap and The Red Lathern Supper Club ...

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Larry David Osland, 72

Larry David Osland, 72, of Peoria, Arizona passed away peacefully from heart failure on 8-7-2017 at Banner University Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona with his wife and family by his side. Larry was born in Grinnell, Iowa on 8-8-1944 to Kenneth and Celma Osland. He graduated from Grinnell ...

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Dale E. Devig

Dale E. Devig passed away in the comfort of his home on Wednesday August 9, 2017. Funeral services will be held on Monday, August 14, 2017 at the Stavanger Friends Church at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Jim Bonser officiating. A public visitation will be held on Sunday, August 13, at the Mitchell ...

Linda A. Holeman, 68

Linda A. Holeman, 68, of Waterloo died at ManorCare Health Services on Thursday, August 10, 2017. Visitation will be held from 3-4 p.m. on Monday, August 14, 2017 at Walnut Ridge Baptist Church, 1307 W. Ridgeway Ave., Waterloo, IA. Services will be held at 4 p.m. Monday, August 14, 2017 at ...

Margaret L. Paustian, 90

Margaret L. Paustian, 90, of Toledo, passed away on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at Sunny Hill Care Center in Tama. Funeral services for Margaret will be held on Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home in Marshalltown. Visitation will be on Friday, August ...

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Richard Elmore, 72

Richard Elmore, 72, of Beaman, IA, passed away Wednesday, July 26, 2017, at his residence. Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m., Saturday, August 12, 2017, at the Beaman United Methodist Church, in Beaman. Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Friday, August 11, 2017, at the Conrad Chapel ...

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Lois Imogene (Luing) Cerka, 94

Lois Imogene (Luing) Cerka, 94, of Colo, passed away Monday, August 7, 2017, at Windsor Manor in Nevada under the care of St. Croix Hospice. Lois was born July 16, 1923, the daughter of Donald Arthur and Ethel Imogene (Dodd) Luing. She graduated from Rhodes High School in 1940 and attended ...

Gregory “Greg” K. Johnson, 61

Gregory “Greg” K. Johnson, 61, of Laurel, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, August 5, 2017, at the Iowa River Hospice Home, surrounded by loving family. Following Greg’s wishes, cremation rites have been accorded and there will be no public services held at this time. Memorial ...

A.B. Jackson, 54

A.B. Jackson, 54, of Tama, Iowa, passed away on Friday, August 4th, 2017, at the University of Iowa Hospital. Funeral services for A.B. will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 12, 2017, at the Reformed Baptist Church in Tama, Iowa, with Pastor Paul Rendall and Brian Squiers ...

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Josie L. Roe, 79

Josie L. Roe, 79, of Gilman died August 6, 2017, at Grinnell Regional Medical Center. A celebration of life has been scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Thursday, August 10th, at the Smith Funeral Home in Grinnell with Pastor Cheryl Ridenour, Gilman United Methodist Church, officiating. Visitation with ...

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Bernadette, “Bernie” Ann Stalzer

Bernadette, “Bernie” Ann Stalzer, the daughter of Walter J. and Mary M. (Peterson) Helin, was born May 20, 1927, on the family farm near St. Anthony, Iowa. She graduated from St. Anthony with the class of 1944 then went on to attend Marshalltown Business College. On May 1, 1954, Bernie ...

Virginia White, 88

Funeral Services for Virginia “Ginny” White, 88, of Melbourne, Iowa, were held on Monday, August 7, 2017, at New Horizons United Methodist Church in Melbourne, Iowa, with Pastor Karen Garrison of officiating. Pallbearers were Aaron Canney, Mike Shafer, Austin Canney, Kiel White, Keith ...

Lorraine Gethmann

Funeral Services for Lorraine Gethmann, of Gladbrook, Iowa, were held Saturday, August 5, at the Gladbrook United Methodist Church in Gladbrook. Rev. Carol Kress was officiant for the service. Organist was Anita Elmore and vocalist was Kevin Williams. Casket Bearers were Michael Plett, John ...