Obituaries

Paul Appelgate, 69

A celebration of life for Paul Appelgate, 69, of Minnesota, will be held Saturday, Sept. 22, at 2:00 at New Hope Christian Church in Marshalltown. Please enter through southwest doors. Paul died August 25 in Minnesota from cancer. Memorials may be made to his home church: Valley Christian ...

Daniel Matthew Schmitt

Daniel Matthew Schmitt was born on February 23, 1930, in Tipton, Kansas, to Mathias and Leona (Beck) Schmitt. He grew up and attended school in Tipton, graduating from Tipton High School in 1948. After his graduation, Dan moved to Ames and attended school at Iowa State University, studying ...

Betty P. Arterburn

Betty P. Arterburn went to be with the Lord on August 26, 2018. She was born Betty Joh Powell, daughter of James Dennis and Sarah Edith (Sheets) Powell on April 27, 1927, in Lewistown, Missouri. She graduated from Edina Missouri High School in 1945. Funeral services for Betty were held on ...

Jeanette M. Pevehouse Davis, 93

Jeanette M. Pevehouse Davis, 93, of Union, IA, passed away Thursday, August 9, 2018, at the Eldora Specialty Care Center in Eldora, IA. A memorial service will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday, September 22, 2018, at the Union Community Church, 402 3rd Street, Union, IA. A visitation will be held ...

Bennie Oxenfield, 102

Bennie Oxenfield, 102, of Marshalltown, IA, passed away Monday, September 17, 2018, at Grandview Heights Rehab and Healthcare in Marshalltown. A graveside service will be held 2:00 p.m., Saturday, September 22, 2018, at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Marshalltown. Arrangements have ...

Bob Wilkens, 87

A Memorial service for Robert “Bob” John Wilkens, 87, formerly of Gilman, was held on September 18, 2018, at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home. Father Alan Dietzenbach officiated a Prayer Service. Groups in attendance included Lincoln Farms, Grandview Heights, Heartland Coop and Iowa ...

Herdis Berquist, 108

Herdis Berquist, 108, of Loveland, CO, formerly of Marshalltown, IA, passed away Tuesday, September 18, 2018, at Brookdale Assisted Living in Loveland, CO. Arrangements are pending at Anderson Funeral Homes. Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonfhs.com.

Donald “Don” David Spence, 84

Donald “Don” David Spence, 84, of Haverhill, Iowa, passed away on the morning of Thursday, September 13, 2018, in the comfort of his own home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 22 at the Immaculate Conception Oratory in Haverhill with ...

Shelley Renee Etter (Hadsall), 53

Shelley Renee Etter (Hadsall), 53, passed away on September 17, 2018, from complications of Alzheimer’s disease. She lived in Beaverdale (Des Moines, Iowa) for that last 27 years. Born in Marshalltown, Iowa to Joe and Donna Hadsall with three sisters, Debbie, Diana and Susie ...

Kevin Lageschulte, 63

Kevin Lageschulte, 63, passed away September 16, 2018, of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and pancreatic cancer, in the comfort of his home with his wife and family at his side. Left to cherish his generous memory are his wife, Janel; son Kraig (Meredith) Lageschulte; daughters: Kelli ...

William “Snake” Thatcher, 71

William “Snake” Thatcher, 71, passed away Saturday, September 15, 2018, at his residence in Marshalltown, IA. Cremation rites have been accorded. Further arrangements are pending with Anderson Funeral Homes in Marshalltown. Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonfhs.com.

Jerry Willems, 76

Funeral services for Jerrell “Jerry” Willems, 76, of Marshalltown, were held on Saturday, September 15, 2018, at Redeemer Lutheran Church. Pastor Alex Post officiated the service and Jan Randall performed music. He was laid to rest in Riverside Cemetery. Groups in attendance included ...

Jeanette M. Pevehouse Davis, 93

Jeanette M. Pevehouse Davis, 93, of Union, IA, passed away Thursday, August 9, 2018, at the Eldora Specialty Care Center in Eldora, IA. A memorial service will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday, September 22, 2018, at the Union Community Church, 402 3rd Street, Union, IA. A visitation will be held ...

RueJean A. Hill, 94

RueJean A. Hill, 94, longtime Gilman area resident, passed away early in the morning hours of Saturday, September 15th, at the Solon Nursing Care Center in Solon. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 19th, at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home in Marshalltown. ...

Barbara Jean Wickersham, 88

Barbara Jean Wickersham, 88, of Cedar Falls died Sunday, September 16, 2018, at her home. She was born July 30, 1930, in Cedar Falls daughter of Halver and Hazel (Hanson) Nielsen. She married Charles Wickersham on April 14, 1951, in Cedar Falls. She graduated from Cedar Falls High School ...

Violet Elaine Waterman, 82

Violet Elaine Waterman, 82, of Marshalltown, Iowa, passed away on the morning of Saturday, September 15, 2018, at the Iowa River Hospice Home with her loving family by her side. Memorial services for “Elaine” will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 22, 2018, at Mitchell ...

Nancy K. Rasmussen, 68

Nancy K. Rasmussen, 68, of Eden Prairie, MN, formerly of Green Mountain, IA, passed away at her residence Thursday, July 12, 2018. A Graveside Service will be held 4:00 p.m., Thursday, September 20, 2018, at Rose Hill Cemetery in Marshalltown, IA. Anderson Funeral Homes has been entrusted ...

Donald “Don” David Spence, 84

Donald “Don” David Spence, 84, of Haverhill, Iowa, passed away on the morning of Thursday, September 13, 2018, in the comfort of his own home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 22 at the Immaculate Conception Oratory in Haverhill with ...

Marvin Duane Borton

Marvin Duane Borton left us to be reunited with his mother and other loved ones in heaven on September 15, 2018, at 12:50 a.m. Per Marv’s request there will be no funeral or visitation but a celebration of life at Vaughn’s Pub will be held on September 20 at 4:00 p.m., 22 North 1st Ave., ...

Virginia Ruth Borton, 96

Funeral services for Virginia Ruth Borton, 96, were held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, September 17, 2018, at Anderson Funeral Homes, Marshalltown, IA, with Rev. Greg Ellcey officiating. Casket bearers were Michael Baier, Pete Helm, Mike Hotopp, Josh Noid, RJ Noid and Alfred ...