Obituaries

Michael Reed, 71

Funeral Services for Michael “Mikey” Reed, 71, of Marshalltown, Iowa were held today, Tuesday, August 8, 2017, at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home with Pastor Nate Montover officiating. Pallbearers were Dennis Cizek, Jon Brones, Terry Smith, Dave Mason, Terry Crosser and Don ...

Brandie Bills, 44

Funeral services for Brandie Bills, 44, of Marshalltown, Iowa were held on Monday, August 7, 2017 at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home with John Whitehead officiating. Pallbearers were Ronnie, Robert, Richard and Kevin Bills, Jeff Blackford and Rick McCombs. Honorary pallbearers were Larry ...

Richard Elmore, 72

Richard Elmore, 72, of Beaman, IA, passed away Wednesday, July 26, 2017, at his residence. Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m., Saturday, August 12, 2017, at the Beaman United Methodist Church, in Beaman. Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Friday, August 11, 2017, at the Conrad Chapel of ...

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Catherine Verine Childers

Cathy died Sunday, August 6, 2017, at HCI Kavanagh House from pancreatic cancer. She was born April 4, 1950, in Marshalltown and had lived in Des Moines with husband, Ralph, since 1984. Cathy worked at a number of accounting jobs, retiring from BH Management in 2011. In retirement she enjoyed ...

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Marilyn Brees, 89

Marilyn Brees, 89, of the Iowa Veterans Home passed away on Friday, August 4, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 8, 2017, at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home. There will be no visitation. Memorials may be directed to the family. For condolences or questions ...

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Robert Carney Meltvedt, M.D

The family of Robert Carney Meltvedt, M.D. is saddened to announce he passed away on July 2nd, 2017. Robert (Bob) Meltvedt was born September 1, 1922, in Marshalltown Iowa. He began his life on a farm and attended Marshalltown grade schools, junior and senior high school, graduating in 1940. ...

Bonnie Trowbridge, 85

Funeral Services for Bonnie Trowbridge, 85, formerly of Rhodes, Iowa, were held Thursday, August 3, 2017, at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home with John Whitehead officiating. Pallbearers were Bryson Zabel, Heather Trowbridge, Nathan Zabel, Dustin Trowbridge, Greg Davidson and Tom ...

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Michael “Mikey” T. Reed, 71

Michael “Mikey” T. Reed, 71, of Marshalltown, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, August 3, 2017 in the comfort of his own home, surrounded by his loving family. Funeral services for Mike will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at Mitchell Family Funeral Home. Public ...

Jerome Lansing, 66

Services for Jerome “Jerry” Lansing, 66, of Marshalltown, Iowa, were held Thursday, August 3, 2017, at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home with Pastor Gregg Davison officiating. He will be laid to rest at a later date. Groups in attendance were Mid Iowa Power Association, Crop Production ...

Marilyn Brees, 89

Marilyn Brees, 89 Marilyn Brees, 89, of the Iowa Veterans Home passed away on Friday, August 4, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 8, 2017, at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home. There will be no visitation. Memorials may be directed to the family. For ...

Brandie Bills, 44

Brandie Bills, 44, of Marshalltown, passed away early Thursday morning, August 3, 2017 at the Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, August 7, at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home. A luncheon with the family will follow services. Graveside ...

Dale Ellis

Dale Ellis, 85

Dale Ellis, 85, of Des Moines, IA, formerly of Marshalltown, IA, passed away at his home on Tuesday, August 1, 2017. Private family services will be held. Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonfhs.com. Arrangements are entrusted to Anderson Funeral Homes, 405 W. Main St., ...

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Lorraine Gethmann, 90

Lorraine Gethmann, 90, of Gladbrook, IA, passed away Wednesday, August 02, 2017, at Westbrook Acres, in Gladbrook. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 5, 2017, at the Gladbrook United Methodist Church, in Gladbrook. Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., with a 7:00 ...

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Virginia “Ginny” White, 88

Virginia “Ginny” White, 88, of rural Melbourne, Iowa, passed away peacefully Monday, July 31, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, August 7, 2017, at New Horizons United Methodist Church in Melbourne, Iowa. Visitation will be on ...

Kristian Marshall McDonald, 13

Kristian Marshall McDonald, 13, of Marshalltown, died Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at his home. Services are pending at Mitchell Family Funeral Home.

Deborah “Debbie” M. Howell, 64

Deborah “Debbie” M. Howell, 64, of Marshalltown, Iowa, passed away on the morning of Tuesday, August 1, 2017, at Hawkeye Care Center, with her loving family by her side. Following Debbie’s wishes, cremation rites have been accorded and there will be no public services held at this ...

Forest L. Carlisle, 88

Forest L. Carlisle, 88, Iowa Veteran’s Home, passed away Wednesday, August 2, 2017. Arrangements are pending at the Main Street Chapel of the Anderson Funeral Homes. Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonfhs.com.

Roger Dreessen, 82

Funeral services for Roger Dreessen, 82, of Spring Hill, KS and formerly of Luling, Texas, Marshalltown and Gladbrook Iowa, were held on August 1, 2017, at the Peace United Church of Christ in Gladbrook, Iowa with Pastor John Minton officiating. Pallbearers were Eric Watson, Lance Below, ...

Frances Mary Stalzer, 95

Frances Mary Stalzer, 95, of Marshalltown, passed away on Thursday, July 27, 2017, at Grandview Heights Nursing and Rehab. Graveside services for Fran or “Peachy” as she was also known will be held on Friday, August 4, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. at the Iowa Veterans Cemetery in Van Meter. ...

Lorraine Gethmann, 90

Lorraine Gethmann, 90, of Gladbrook, IA, passed away Wednesday, August 02, 2017, at Westbrook Acres, in Gladbrook. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 5, 2017, at the Gladbrook United Methodist Church, in Gladbrook. Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Friday, ...