Obituaries

Jane Hays, 72

Jane Hays, 72, of Albion, Iowa, passed away on June 12, 2018, after a courageous battle with cancer stopping only when the doctors told her to “STOP” and at home while under the care of Iowa River Hospice and surrounded by her loving family. A memorial gathering will be from 5:00 to 8:00 ...

Dorothy May (Edler) Blood

Dorothy May (Edler) Blood was born on May 29, 1924, in State Center, Iowa, to John and Hilda (Pfantz) Edler. She was raised on a farm northeast of State Center with her three siblings, Harold, Donald and Dolores (Shaver). She attended a country school through the 8th grade and then graduated ...

Mamie Barker, 72

Funeral services for Mamie Barker, 72, of Marshalltown, were held on Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home. Pastor Joel Thompson officiated the service and special music was played by Joan Gieselman. Honorary Pallbearers were Linda Halvorsen, Shirley Bown, Marla Jones ...

James (Jim) Trowbridge, 93

James (Jim) Trowbridge, 93, of Marshalltown, died June 11, 2018. A funeral mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, June 15th, at St. Henry’s Catholic Church with Father Don Czapla officiating. A visitation will be held on Thursday, June 14, from 5 – 7 p.m. at Mitchell Family ...

Russell “Rusty” Hibbs, 56

Russell “Rusty” Hibbs, 56, of Marshalltown, IA, passed away Monday, June 11, 2018, at his residence surrounded by his family. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m., Friday, June 15, 2018, at New Hope Christian Church in Marshalltown. Visitation will be 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Thursday, June ...

Mildred “Pauline” Kinder, 95

Funeral services for Pauline Kinder, 95, of Marshalltown, formerly of Gilman, Iowa, were held on Monday, June 11, 2018, at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home. Pastor Linda Myren officiated the service. Pallbearers were Bob Roberts, Stan Freeborn, Daniel Vargas, Logan Harris, Clayton Kerch, ...

Mildred Heckert, 99

The kind and gentle spirit of 99 year old Mildred Heckert, of Marshalltown, left her earthly body on the afternoon of Thursday, June 7th, at Bickford Cottage. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, June 14th, at the United Church of Christ (her church home for over 67 years). ...

Pauline Kinder, 95

Pauline Kinder, 95, of Marshalltown, Iowa, formally of Gilman, Iowa, passed away on the morning of June 7, 2018 at Unity Point Hospital in Marshalltown. Funeral services for Pauline will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, June 11, 2018 at Mitchell Family Funeral Home with Pastor Linda Myren ...

Sandra Mae (Bidwell) Frahm, 77

Sandra Mae (Bidwell) Frahm, 77, of Tama, passed away Thursday, June 7, 2018, at the Iowa River Hospice Home in Marshalltown. Funeral Services will be held Monday, June 11, 2018, at 11:00 AM at Kruse-Phillips Funeral Home in Tama. Private Burial will be held at a future date at Oak Hill Cemetery ...

Pauline Kinder, 95

Pauline Kinder, 95, of Marshalltown, Iowa, formally of Gilman, Iowa, passed away on the morning of June 7, 2018, at UnityPoint Hospital in Marshalltown. Funeral services for Pauline will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, June 11, 2018, at Mitchell Family Funeral Home with Pastor Linda Myren ...

Mamie Barker, 72

The kind, generous, quiet soul of Mamie Barker, 72, of Marshalltown, gained her angel wings on Monday, June 4th, 2018. Memorial services for Mamie will be held on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home in Marshalltown. Visitation will be held right before ...

Sharon Kay (Smuck) Stowe, 73

Sharon Kay (Smuck) Stowe, 73, of Dunbar, Iowa, passed away on June 1, 2018, peacefully in her home with her family by her side. A celebration of life for Sharon will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 9, 2018, at Trinity Lutheran Church of Dillon, Dillon, Iowa, with Pastor Fred Berry ...

Emma E. Ecklor, 72

Emma E. Ecklor, 72, of Marshalltown, IA, passed away Tuesday, June 5, 2018, at her residence. Cremation rites were accorded. Private family burial will be held at a later date. Anderson Funeral Homes of Marshalltown has been entrusted with the arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to ...

Leon Francis Youngbear, “Ma-Kwa,” 76

Leon Francis Youngbear, “Ma-Kwa,” 76, of Montour, passed away Tuesday, June 5, 2018, at Premier Estates of Toledo. Traditional Graveside Services will be held Thursday, June 7, 2018, at 2:00 PM at Meskwaki Cemetery on the Meskwaki Settlement with Homer Bear as Speaker. A Traditional Wake ...

Merle “Scott” Daniel, 45

Merle “Scott” Daniel, 45, passed away on June 6, 2018, at the Iowa River Hospice Home in Marshalltown. A memorial service will be held on Sunday June 10, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home. For condolences please visit www.Mitchellfh.com or call (641) 844-1234. ...

Debra Joan Bendlage, 65

Debra Joan Bendlage, 65, of Marshalltown, passed away on Saturday, June 2, 2018, at the Iowa River Hospice Home in Marshalltown. Cremation rites have been accorded and there are currently no scheduled services for Deb. Memorials can be directed to the family. For more information or to ...

Norment L. Gossard

Norment L. Gossard passed away on June 5, 2018, in the care of his family and Iowa River Hospice. Norment “Norm” was born on 11/11/40 to Cora Louise Chaney Gossard in Hagerstown, Maryland. Louise as she was known later married William Greenawalt and they (Mom and Pap) raised Norm and his ...

Marilyn Jane (Dvorak) York

Marilyn Jane (Dvorak) York was born in Waterloo at the St. Francis Hospital on February 9th, 1941, the second child born to William (Bill) Frank Dvorak and Ludmilla Agnes (Halupnick) Dvorak. She was born 3 minutes after her twin sister, Marian Jean. She attended Country School Perry #6 from 1st ...

Reno Ray Milligan, 85

Reno Ray Milligan, 85, of Collins, Iowa, passed away on Monday, June 4, 2018, at the Israel Hospice Home in Ames, Iowa. Public visitation for Reno will be held on Thursday, June 7, 2018, at Mitchell Family Funeral Home. Reno’s family would like you to be a part of their evening to celebrate ...

Wayne Smith, 79

Wayne Smith, 79, of Marshalltown, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, May 24, 2018, at the Iowa River Hospice Home in Marshalltown, Iowa. Wayne’s wishes were for cremation and no services at this time. For condolences or questions please visit: www.mitchellfh.com or call 641-844-1234. Mitchell ...