Obituaries

George Faust, age 80

George Faust, age 80, of Hubbard. IA, passed away on Sunday, September 16, 2018 at Iowa River Hospice House on Marshalltown, IA. A memorial service for George will be held on Thursday, September 20, at 10:30 am at the Salem United Methodist Church in Hubbard. Military honors and burial of ...

Rue Jean Hill, age 93

Rue Jean Hill, age 93, 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 at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home in Marshalltown. Visitation will be ...

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. ...

Robert John Wilkens, 87

Robert John Wilkens, 87, formerly of Gilman, passed away on September 12, 2018 at Grandview Heights Nursing and Rehab Center. A memorial visitation will be held on Tuesday, September 18, at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. with a Prayer Service to follow. Memorial ...

Elaine Mildred Wiese, 77

Elaine Mildred Wiese, 77, formerly of Ankeny put her trust in the Lord Aug. 29th and due to complications from surgery, she went to be with God her Savior, and Family. A visitation will be held 5 to 7:00 p.m., Monday, September 24, at Ankeny Memorial Funeral Chapel (4208 N Ankeny Blvd). A ...

Jack (Toedt) Tate

A graveside service will be held for Jack (Toedt) Tate in the Graceland Cemetery near Laurel on Saturday, September 22 at 11 a.m. He died on November 7, 2016, in Newport Beach, CA. He requested that his ashes be interred in the Laurel cemetery. A reception, open to friends and family, is ...

Veronica Marie “Roni” Daddario, 53

TOLEDO-Veronica Marie “Roni” Daddario, 53, of Toledo, passed away suddenly Friday, September 14, 2018, at her home in Toledo due to medical complications. Roni will be cremated and taken home to Pennsylvania. She is survived by her son William Henson of Toledo; grandson; mother-in-law, ...

Virginia Ruth Borton, 96

Virginia Ruth Borton, 96, of Marshalltown, IA, formerly of Clemons, IA, passed away Tuesday, September 11, 2018, at State Center Specialty Care in State Center, IA. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Monday, September 17, 2018, at Anderson Funeral Homes in Marshalltown. Visitation will be ...

Susan P. Freland, 82, James E. Freland, 82

Joint memorial services for Susan P. Freland, 82, and James E. Freland, 82, were held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, September 14, 2018, at Central Christian Church, Marshalltown, IA, with Rev. Greg Ellcey officiating. Urn bearers were Cody Freland, Rachel Freland, Regan Freland and Richard Freland. ...

Jack (Toedt) Tate

A graveside service will be held for Jack (Toedt) Tate in the Graceland Cemetery near Laurel on Saturday, September 22 at 11 a.m. He died on November 7, 2016, in Newport Beach, CA. He requested that his ashes be interred in the Laurel cemetery. A reception, open to friends and family, is ...

Donald “Don” Spence, 84

Donald “Don” Spence, 84, of Haverhill, Iowa, passed away on the morning of Thursday, September 13, 2018, in the comfort of his own home. The Mitchell Family Funeral Home is caring for Donald and his family.

Bernard “Bernie” Dale Miller, 83

Bernard “Bernie” Dale Miller, 83, of Iowa Falls, passed away Monday, September 10, 2018, at Hansen Family Hospital in Iowa Falls. Funeral services will be Saturday, September 15th at 2:00 P.M. with visitation 1 hour prior to services at Linn’s Funeral Home, 1521 Washington Ave., Iowa ...

Robert John Wilkens, 87

Robert John Wilkens, 87, passed away on September 12, 2018, at Grandview Heights Nursing and Rehab Center. The Mitchell Family Funeral Home is caring for Robert and his family.

Wilma Maxine Cook

On Sept. 6 2018, the clouds opened up and welcomed Wilma Maxine Cook to be with Jesus and Frank, her husband of 70 years. Oh what a glorious day for Wilma! Wilma was the pastors wife at Marshalltown’s First Church Of the Nazarene for 12 years. She loved each and everyone. She also ...

Jerrell (Jerry) Willems

After a long illness Jerrell (Jerry) Willems, went to his heavenly home on the morning of Sept 12, 2018, surrounded by his daughters at Iowa River Hospice. Memorial services for Jerry will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 15, 2018, at Redeemer Lutheran Church with Pastor Alex ...

Wayne D. Conaway, 89

Wayne D. Conaway, 89, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Monday morning, August 20, 2018, at Accura HealthCare of Baxter, Iowa. Born in Toledo, Iowa, on April 30, 1929, Wayne and his twin sister, Peggy, were the youngest of 9-10 children. After serving in the U.S. Navy and graduating ...

Craig Laverne Spencer Sr., 77

Craig Laverne Spencer, Sr., 77, of Marshalltown, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 11th at home with his wife by his side and under the care of Iowa River Hospice. Craig is survived by his wife of more than 23 years, Carol; his children Craig Jr, Tara, Justin and Jermaine; ...

Virginia R. Borton, 96

Virginia R. Borton, 96, passed away Tuesday, September 11, 2018, at State Center Specialty Care in State Center, IA. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Monday, September 17, 2018, at Anderson Funeral Homes in Marshalltown, IA. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m., until the time of the ...

William J. Merwald, 87

William J. Merwald, of Omaha, Neb., passed away on September 11, 2018. Preceded in death by wife Delores “Babe;” brothers Melvin and Francis “Doc;” sister Midge Cramer. Survived by sons Tom Sr. (Sandy) and Ed (Darla); grandchildren Tom Jr., Tim, Mike (Lindsay) and Melissa; ...

Darlagene Kratoska, 81

Darlagene Kratoska, 81, of Toledo, passed away Wednesday, September 12, 2018, at the Iowa River Hospice Home in Marshalltown. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, September 17, 2018, at 10:30 AM at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Tama with Father Michael Mescher as celebrant. ...