Obituaries

Ricky Dean Poling, age 68

Ricky Dean Poling, age 68, of Grundy Center, passed away on the afternoon of Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City. Memorial services for “Rick” will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home West ...

William “Bill” Whitehill, 90

William “Bill” Whitehill, 90, of Marshalltown, IA, passed away Thursday, March 14, 2019, at Southridge Specialty Care in Marshalltown. Arrangements are pending with Anderson Funeral Homes in Marshalltown. Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonfhs.com.

Mary Jane Luethje, 87

Mary Jane Luethje, 87, of Gladbrook, IA, passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at Westbrook Acres in Gladbrook. Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m., Monday, March 18, 2019, at the Peace United Church of Christ in Gladbrook. Visitation will be 9:30 a.m., until the time of the services, at the ...

Janet Scurr, 83

Janet Scurr, 83, of Gilman, died on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at Mercy Medical Center - West Lakes in West Des Moines, Iowa with her family by her side. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, March 18th at the Grinnell Christian Church with a luncheon to follow the service at ...

Ida Wells

Funeral services for Ida Wells will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 16, 2019, at Mitchell Family Funeral Home with Rev. David Brentley officiating. Public visitation will be held one hour prior to services. Memorial contributions may be directed in Ida’s name to her family which will ...

Gladys N. Goodman, 87

Gladys N. Goodman, 87, passed away Friday, March 15, 2019, at Iowa River Hospice Home in Marshalltown, IA. Arrangements are pending with Anderson Funeral Homes in Marshalltown. Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonfhs.com.

Bruce Edward Harland, 74

Bruce Edward Harland, 74, of Marshalltown, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 11, 2019, at the VA Hospital in Des Moines, IA. Private family services, with military rites, will be held on a later spring, sunny day, at the Iowa Military Cemetery, in Van Meter, IA. Bruce was born on ...

Janet Scurr, 83

Janet Scurr, 83, of Gilman, died on Thursday, March 14, 2019, at Mercy Medical Center – West Lakes in West Des Moines, Iowa. Services are pending at the Smith Funeral Home in Grinnell. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family online at www.smithfh.com.

Mary J. Luethje, 87

Mary J. Luethje, 87, of Gladbrook, IA, passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at Westbrook Acres in Gladbrook. Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m., Monday, March 18, 2019, at the Peace United Church of Christ in Gladbrook. Visitation will be 9:30 a.m., until the time of the services, at the ...

Clint Miller, 61

Memorial services for Clint Miller, 61, were held at 11:00 on Thursday, March 14, 2019, at Peace United Church of Christ, Gladbrook, IA. Rev. Joseph Hackett officiated the service. Organist June Bessman provided special music. Recorded favorites of “Truly” and “H.O.L.Y.” were played. ...

Judith E. Rundall, 77

Funeral Mass for Judith E. Rundall, 77, of Marshalltown, Iowa, was held on March 13, 2019, at St. Mary Catholic Church where Father Don Czapla officiated. Marilyn Spafford and the St. Mary Funeral Choir played special music. Pallbearers were Patrick, Kirk, Adam, Ryan and Phillip Rundall ...

Dr. Rachel J. Mason, 98

Funeral services for Dr. Rachel J. Mason, 98, were held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at Anderson Funeral Homes, Marshalltown, IA. Rev. Greg Ellcey officiated the service with special music provided by pianist Jan Randall. Groups in attendance included Iowa River Hospice, ...

Mary J. Luethje, 87

Mary J. Luethje, 87, of Gladbrook, IA, passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at Westbrook Acres in Gladbrook. Arrangements are pending with the Gladbrook Chapel of Anderson Funeral Homes. Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonfhs.com.

Joan Peters, 77

Funeral services for Joan Peters, 77, were held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at the First Presbyterian Church, Conrad, IA. Rev. Kerry Carson officiated the service with special music provided by organist Dorothy Beeghly and vocalist Lyn Purvis. Casket bearers were Loren ...

Russell A. Dutton, 56

Russell A. Dutton, 56, of Marshalltown, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at Unity Point Hospital in Marshalltown, Iowa. Following Russell’s wishes, cremation rites have been accorded and there will be no services held through Mitchell Funeral Home. Russell’s family is ...

Dale C. Franksain, 89

Dale C. Franksain, 89, of Marshalltown, passed away on Friday, March 8, 2019, at the Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown. Funeral services for Dale will be held on Saturday, March 16, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home in Marshalltown. Visitation will be on Friday, ...

Eileen Marie Creager, 72

Eileen Marie Creager, 72, of Altoona, IA, passed away at 5:45 p.m., Sunday, March 10, 2019, at Iowa Methodist Hospital, surrounded by friends and family. Eileen was born January 10, 1947, in Marshalltown, IA and was a longtime Marshalltown resident before moving to Altoona. She attended ...

Clint Miller, 61

Clint Miller, 61, of Gladbrook, IA, passed away Friday, March 8, 2019. Memorial services will be 11:00 a.m., Thursday, March 14, 2019, at Peace United Church of Christ in Gladbrook. Visitation will be 9:30 a.m., until the time of the services, at the church. Arrangements are entrusted to the ...

Sheri L. Lowe

Sheri L. Lowe, formerly of Marshalltown and Beaman, passed away on Sunday, March 10, 2019, surrounded by her family at Sunnybrook Living Care Center. Celebration of Life service will be 11:00 am, Saturday, March 16, 2019, at Behner Funeral Home with Billy McLeland officiating. Burial will be ...

Duane Sellers, 90

Funeral services for Duane W. Sellers, 90, of Monroe, were held on Friday, March 8, 2019, at the Monroe Presbyterian Church in Monroe. Pastor Ann Johnson officiated the service. Special music was performed by Mary Sellers, Karlin Hjortshoj and Jacque Robinson. Pallbearers were Caleb ...