Obituaries

Gordon Clemens, 93

A memorial service for Gordon Charles Clemens, 93, was held at the Union Community Church in Union, Iowa. Pastors Rick Schill and John Richter performed the service and special music was played by Carla Gunderson. Honorary Pallbearers were Paula Wait, Toni Wait, Curtis Clemens, Tim ...

Arla Mae Needham, 88

Arla Mae Needham, 88, of Marshalltown, IA, passed away Saturday, December 29, 2018, at Accura Healthcare of Marshalltown. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Thursday, January 3, 2019, at Anderson Funeral Homes in Marshalltown. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services, 10:00 a.m. ...

Teresa “Tabby” Ann Biehn, 50

Teresa “Tabby” Ann Biehn, 50, of Newton, died on Saturday, December 29, 2018, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Monday, January 14, at the Newton Church of The Way. The family will greet friends from 1 p.m. until the ...

Mildred G. Estal, 99

Funeral services for Mildred G. Estal, 99, were held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, December 31, 2018, at Anderson Funeral Homes, Marshalltown, IA. Rev. Kim Wilson officiated the service with special music provided by Kathryn Burt, pianist and Nora Byers vocalist. Casket bearers were Collin ...

Patricia Ann Finch, 87

Patricia Ann Finch, 87, of Marshalltown, passed away on Sunday, December 30, 2018, at the Iowa River Hospice Home in Marshalltown. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, January 4, 2018, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church in Marshalltown. Visitation will be on Thursday, ...

Phyllis Marie Cooper Johnson, 87

Phyllis Marie Cooper Johnson, 87, of Marshalltown, passed away Thursday, December 27, 2018 at the Iowa River Hospice House in Marshalltown, Iowa. Funeral services for Phyllis will be held on Thursday, January 3, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home. Visitation will be held ...

Elva Irene Bearden, 86

Elva Irene Bearden, 86, of Tama, passed away Saturday, December 29, 2018 at her home in Tama. Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at 10:30 AM at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Tama with Pastor Warren Riley officiating. Interment will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery in Toledo. ...

Arla Mae Needham, 88

Arla Mae Needham, 88, of Marshalltown, IA, passed away Saturday, December 29, 2018, at Accura Healthcare of Marshalltown. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Thursday, January 3, 2019, at Anderson Funeral Homes in Marshalltown. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services, 10:00 a.m. ...

Anna M. Ficken, 89

Anna M. Ficken, 89, of Melbourne, IA, passed away on Thursday, December 27, 2018, at The Willows of Marshalltown, IA. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, January 2, 2019, at the Newton Christian Reformed Church, 511 S 5th Ave, Newton, IA. Visitation will be Wednesday, January 2, ...

Wilma Boelman, age 89

Wilma Boelman, age 89, of Ackley, Iowa passed away Saturday, December 29, 2018 at the Hansen Family Hospital in Iowa Falls, Iowa. Funeral services for Wilma Boelman will be 10:30 am Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at the St. Peter’s United Church of Christ; 13607 D Ave.; Wellsburg, Iowa 50680. ...

James Vannatta, age 72

James Vannatta, age 72, passed away early in the morning of Friday, December 28th, in the care of the Iowa Veterans Home where he has resided since 2015. Graveside committal services will be held in the spring of 2019 at the Iowa Veterans Home Cemetery. There will be no visitation. For ...

Neva Arlene Whitmore, 88

Neva Arlene Whitmore, 88, of Nevada, formerly of rural Marshalltown and surrounding areas, passed away at Mercy Medical Center on Dec. 22, 2018, in Des Moines, Iowa. Survivors include her son, Mikel (Helga Rogers); six grandchildren; four step grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; six ...

Arla Mae Needham, 88

Arla Mae Needham, 88, of Marshalltown, IA, passed away Saturday, December 29, 2018, at Accura Healthcare of Marshalltown. Arrangements are pending at Anderson Funeral Homes in Marshalltown. Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonfhs.com

Charles “Chuck” L. Brierley, 92

Charles “Chuck” L. Brierley, 92, of Marshalltown, IA, formerly of Green Mountain, IA and the Embers, passed away Friday, December 28, 2018, at the Iowa River Hospice House in Marshalltown. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m., Monday, December 31, 2018, at the United Church of Christ in ...

Gordon Charles Clemens, 93

Gordon Charles Clemens, 93, died December 23, 2018, at Oakview Nursing Home in Conrad, Iowa. Services will be held at the Union Community Church, Union, Iowa, with Pastor Rick Schill officiating on December 31, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. A private family burial will follow after services. Visitation ...

Mildred G. Estal, 99

Mildred G. Estal, 99, of Marshalltown, IA, passed away on Wednesday, December 26, 2018, at Accura Healthcare in Marshalltown. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Monday, December 31, 2018, at Anderson Funeral Homes, 405 West Main Street in Marshalltown. Visitation will be Monday, December 31, ...

Stella Storjohann, 93

Funeral Services for Stella Storjohann, 93, of Marshalltown, were held on December 28, 2018, at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home where Pastor Greg Ellcey officiated the service. Special music was performed by Jan Randall and Lynn Maas. Pallbearers were Rick Hanegan, Joel Storjohann, Alex ...

Anna M. Ficken, 89

Anna M. Ficken, 89, of Melbourne, IA, passed away Thursday, December 27, 2018, at The Willows in Marshalltown, IA. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, January 2, 2019, at the Newton Christian Reformed Church in Newton, IA. Visitation will be 9:30 a.m., until the time of the ...

Gary Brindle, 71

A Memorial Service honoring Gary Brindle, 71, of Conrad, was held on December 27, 2018, at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home where Pastor Bobby Shomo officiated. He will be laid to rest at a later date. Groups in attendance included Alliant Energy Retirees and SEMCO Class of 1965, among ...

George T. Butler, 78

George T. Butler, 78, of Traer, Iowa, and formerly of Union, passed away on Sunday, December 23, 2018 at Grandview Health Care Center in Dayton, Iowa. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. For online obituaries and condolences please visit: www.carsonstappfuneralhome.com.