Obituaries

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 Church ...

Forest Halverson

Forest (Frosty) Halverson, 103

103 Forest (Frosty) Halverson, passed away on Wednesday, October 4, 2017, at 103 years of age. Visitation for Frosty will be held on Sunday, October 8, 2017, from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home in Marshalltown. Graveside services will be held on Monday, ...

Roger Charles Gienger

Roger Charles Gienger, 77, of Beaman, Iowa, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 4th, 2017, under the care of Iowa River Hospice in Marshalltown with his loving family by his side. The family will be hosting a “Celebration of His Life” at the Beaman Memorial Hall, Main Street, ...

Mary Steveson

Mary Helen (Otte) Steveson, 91

Mary Helen (Otte) Steveson, 91, of Peoria, IL., passed away Saturday, September 23, 2017, in Peoria. Born on June 20, 1926 at Deaconess Hospital in Marshalltown, Iowa, to Fred Otte and Alivina Stoltzman Otte. She was a member of First Congregational Church in Marshalltown from 1936-1950. She ...

Marie Martens, 98

Marie Martens, 98, of Reinbeck, passed away Wednesday, October 4th, at the Parkview Nursing Home in Reinbeck, due to natural causes. The funeral service will be held on Monday, October 9th at 10:30 AM at the Amity Presbyterian Church in rural Tama County with visitation held prior to the ...

Forest K Halverson, 103

Forest K Halverson, 103, of Laurel, passed away on Wednesday, October 4, 2017, at his home. Visitation for Forest will be held on Sunday, October 8, 2017, from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home in Marshalltown. Graveside services will be held on Monday, October ...

William “Bill” Bailey, 81

William “Bill” Bailey, 81, of Marshalltown, Iowa passed away on Tuesday, October 3, 2017, at Iowa Methodist Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa. Graveside services will be held at Rosehill Memorial Gardens on Saturday, October 7, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed ...

James Mead

James Patrick “Jim” Mead, 81

James Patrick “Jim” Mead, 81, of Marshalltown, IA, left his earthly home to meet his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Monday, October 2, 2017, under the care of Iowa River Hospice, in Marshalltown. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 a.m., Monday, October 9, 2017, at the St. Mary ...

Dona Burr

Dona Mae Burr, 78

Dona Mae Burr, 78, of Marshalltown, Iowa, passed away peacefully, on Saturday, September 30, 2017, at Grandview Heights, with her loving family by her side. A memorial service under the family direction will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, October 6, 2017, at Restore Church located at 2 N. ...

James Patrick “Jim” Mead, 81

James Patrick “Jim” Mead, 81, of Marshalltown, IA, left his earthly home to meet his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Monday, October 2, 2017, under the care of Iowa River Hospice, in Marshalltown. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 a.m., Monday, October 9, 2017, at the St. ...

Donna Bays, 83

Funeral Services for Donna Bays, 83, of Union, Iowa were held on Tuesday, October 3, 2017, at the Community Church in Union, Iowa. Pastor Rick Schill officiated the service. Honorary pallbearers were Cody, Paxton, Kasey, Pierson, Courtney and Karsyn Bays. She was laid to rest in the ...

Jimmie Boyd Ireland, 77

Jimmie Boyd Ireland, 77, of Iowa Falls, Iowa passed away Monday, October 2, 2017, at the Veteran’s Memorial Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa. Funeral services for Jimmie Ireland will be 1:00 p.m. Thursday, October 5, 2017, at the First United Methodist Church; 619 Main St.; Iowa Falls, IA ...

Gary Cooling, 63

Gary Cooling, 63, of Le Grand, passed away on Tuesday, October 3, 2017, at the Iowa River Hospice in Marshalltown, Iowa, surrounded by his loving family. Memorial services are pending at Fredregill Funeral & Cremation Care in Baxter. Online condolences may be left at ...

Betty Niederhauser, 80

Funeral services for Betty Niederhauser, 80, longtime school teacher for LDF, were held Monday, October 2, 2017, at the Trinity Lutheran Church of Dillon. Pastor Fred Berry officiated the service. Pallbearers were Raechel Wilkens, Keven Bjelland, Jeremy Bjelland, Bailee Niederhauser, Tyrel ...

Dona Mae Burr, 78

Dona Mae Burr, 78, of Marshalltown, Iowa, passed away peacefully, on Saturday, September 30, 2017 at Grandview Heights, with her loving family by her side. A memorial service under the family direction will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, October 6, 2017, at Restore Church located at 2 N. ...

Marilee Weir, 85

Funeral services for Marilee Weir, 85, of Marshalltown, were held on Monday, October 2, 2017, at Mitchell Family Funeral Home. Pastor Harlan Nuss officiated the service. Pallbearers were Brad Weir, Justin Burns, Brian Ash, Dave Kriegel, Richard Brown and Rod Johnson. She was laid to ...

Raymond “Don” Hodges, 84

Funeral services for Raymond “Don” Hodges, 84, were held at 11 a.m., Saturday, September 30, 2017, at the First United Methodist Church, Marshalltown, IA, with Craig Luttrell officiating. Music was provided by Jan Randall, organist, and Mary Cowdrey, vocalist. In attendance were: ...

Lola Johnson, 85

Funeral services for Lola Johnson, 85, of LaMoille, Iowa were held Monday, October 2, 2017, at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home. The service was officiated by Pastor Harlan Nuss and Pastor Terry Collins. Pallbearers were Brian, Joel, and Kyle Hill, Charlie, Trevor and William Thomas, ...