Obituaries

Wilma Ruth Vry, 84

Wilma Ruth Vry, 84, of Marshalltown, passed away on October 13, 2018, at Southridge Specialty Care in Marshalltown, while under the care of Iowa River Hospice. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, November 17th, 2018, at 4:00 p.m. at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home in ...

William Lester Kvidera

TRAER- CM3c William Lester Kvidera, entered the U.S. Navy on June 21, 1940, where he lost his life on December 7, 1941 at the age of 22 on the Battleship USS Oklahoma in the Japanese invasion of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. After nearly seventy-seven years, he will now be brought back home to his ...

Vernon L. Stalzer, 71

Vernon L. Stalzer, 71, of Marshalltown, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, November 7, 2018, at the Iowa Methodist Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa. A Funeral Mass for Vern will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at St. Henry’s Catholic Church with Father Don Czapla officiating. ...

Donnie L. Clark, 84

Donnie L. Clark, 84, of Marshalltown, Iowa, passed away on the morning of Tuesday, November 6, 2018, in the comfort of his own home with his loving family by his side. Following Donnie’s wishes, cremation rites have been accorded. A Celebration of Life will be held from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 ...

Wayne Somers, 95

Funeral Services for Wayne Somers, 95, lifelong resident of Green Mountain, were held on November 9, 2018, at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home where Marty Mitchell officiated the service. Pallbearers were Trent Vry, Brian de Silva, Chad Watson, Jake Smith, Travis Somers, Cody Somers and ...

Lorraine Staker, 94

Lorraine Staker, 94, of Tama, passed away Friday, November 9, 2018, at Sunny Hill Care Center in Tama. Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 11:00 AM at Kruse-Phillips Funeral Home in Tama. Interment will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery in Toledo. Visitation will be held ...

Bob McCormack, 84

Funeral services for Dr. Robert Edward McCormack “Corm,” 84, of Marshalltown, Iowa, were held on November 9, 2018, at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home where Pastor Jennifer Daniel officiated. Special music was performed by Bruce & Jan Randall and Jennifer Daniel. Honorary pallbearers ...

Sharon Hodnefield, 80

Sharon Hodnefield, 80, formerly of rural Radcliffe, passed away on Wednesday, November 7, 2018, at Rolling Green Village in Nevada, IA. Funeral service for Sharon will be held on Tuesday, November 13, at 2:00 pm at the Zion Lutheran Church rural Radcliffe. Burial will follow in the Zion ...

Helen Chrystal, 88

A memorial service for Helen Chrystal, 88, of Marshalltown, was held on November 9, 2018, at the Green Mountain Church of Christ where Rev. Dr. Kim Wilson officiated the service and Madonna Wilson played special music. She was laid to rest in the Green Mountain Cemetery. Members of Green ...

Wendell Eike, 87

Wendell Eike, 87, passed away on Tuesday, November 6, 2018, at his residence in Radcliffe, IA. The family will receive friends on Sunday, December 2, from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the American Legion Hall in Radcliffe. A celebration of life service for Wendell will be held at 2:00 pm. In lieu ...

Jerry Lee Arment

Jerry Lee Arment, 58, passed away November 2, 2018, in Kansas City, MO. Services will be held at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Grandview, MO on Saturday November 10, 2018. Visitation 10am-Noon, Funeral service at Noon. Burial at Rosehill Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Marshalltown, IA on ...

Phillip Frederick Barker, 85

Phillip Frederick Barker, 85, of Marshalltown, passed away on the morning of Wednesday, November 7, 2018, at Grandview Heights Nursing & Rehab Center in Marshalltown, Iowa. Heaven’s skating rink has welcomed “Papa Barker” home! Funeral services for Phil will be held at 11:00 a.m. ...

Thomas Jones Southard, Jr.

Thomas Jones Southard, Jr., of Laurel, IA, passed away October 19, 2018, at Bickford Senior Living in Marshalltown, IA. A memorial service will be held 10:30 a.m., Saturday, November 10, 2018, at Anderson Funeral Homes in Marshalltown. Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Friday, ...

Paul Elwood Manfull, 94

Paul Elwood Manfull, 94, of Tama, passed away Tuesday, November 6, 2018, at Sunny Hill Care Center in Tama. Funeral Services will be held Monday, November 12, 2018, at 10:30 AM at Christ United Methodist Church in Toledo with Pastor Christianson officiating. Interment will follow at Woodlawn ...

Erwin W. Maas, 88

Erwin W. Maas, 88, of Gladbrook, IA, passed away Tuesday, November 6, 2018, at Covenant Medical Center in Waterloo, IA. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, November 10, 2018, at the Peace United Church of Christ in Gladbrook. Visitation will be 9:30 a.m., until the time of the ...

Robert Edward McCormack

Every life has a story. And though we are biased, we think his was exemplary. Robert Edward McCormack—Bob, Dr. Bob, “Corm” to those who knew him well—lived a life of kindness and decency, demonstrated a fierce loyalty and devotion to his family and walked daily with a faith-filled ...

Walter E. Sherman, Jr., 66

Walter E. Sherman, Jr., 66, of Woodward, IA, passed away Saturday, November 3, 2018, at Woodward Resource Center in Woodward. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, November 13, 2018, at Anderson Funeral Homes in Marshalltown, IA. Visitation will be 10:00 a.m., until the time of the ...

Wayne Somers, 95

Wayne Somers, 95, lifelong resident of Green Mountain and a member of the Greatest Generation, died Monday, November 5th, at the Accura Healthcare in Marshalltown where he has resided for the past two years. Funeral services will be held at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home on Friday, ...

David E. Thomas, 79

David E. Thomas, 79, passed away peacefully surrounded by loving family on October 19, 2018, in The Villages, FL. David is survived by his wife, Diane M. Thomas; four children, 10 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his sisters: Marilyn Matthews (Murphy) and ...

Phillip Barker, 85

Phillip Barker, 85, of Marshalltown, died Wednesday, November 7th, at the Grandview Heights in Marshalltown. Services are pending at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home.