Obituaries

Ron Riemenschneider, 81

A funeral mass for Ron Riemenschneider, 81, of State Center, was held on September 5, 2018, at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in State Center. Father Rick Dagit officiated the service and Marilyn Spafford played music. Pallbearers were Ken Smith, Ted Riemenschneider, Rick Staats, Tim ...

Walter L. Perkins, 96

Funeral services for Walter L. Perkins, 96, were held at 12 p.m., Thursday, September 6, 2018, at the Trinity Lutheran Church, Marshalltown, IA, with Rev. Harlan Nuss officiating. Casket bearers were Shawn Gardner, Dan Perkins, Jeff Perkins, Ricky Perkins, Joshua Scovill and Rex ...

Vera “Helen” Huisman, 98

Vera “Helen” Huisman, 98, passed September 5, 2018, in Clinton, Missouri. Visitation 5:00-7:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 12. Funeral 10:00 a.m., Thursday, September 13, Engelkes-Abels Funeral Home, Grundy Center, IA. Interment 2:00 p.m. Hazel Green Cemetery, Cleves, IA. Arrangements: ...

Sherry Roe, 66

Sherry Roe, 66, of Marshalltown, passed from this life early in the morning of Tuesday, September 4, 2018, at the UnityPoint Health in Keokuk, Iowa. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, September 9, 2018, at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home in Marshalltown Iowa. Please ...

Leo E. Kopsa, 81

Leo E. Kopsa, 81, of Beaman, passed away on Tuesday, September 4, 2018, at his home in Beaman, surrounded by his loving family while under the care of Iowa River Hospice. Visitation will be held on Friday, September 7th from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the Engelkes-Abels Funeral Home in Grundy ...

Joyce Arvella (Sutton) Cross, 91

Joyce Arvella (Sutton) Cross passed away Friday, August 31, 2018, at the age of 91, at Mercy Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa. Joyce was born on May 2, 1927, in Ira, Iowa, to Sydney Rucker and Leona Sutton. Joyce lived in Ira, Rhodes and Baxter before moving to Newton. Joyce graduated from ...

Lorraine Svedahl, 96

Lorraine Svedahl, 96, of Fosston, MN, passed away on Wednesday, August 29th, at Essentia Health Living Center in Fosston. Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 1st, at Hope Lutheran Church in Fosston with the Rev. Jane Ekholm officiating. Interment will be in Hope ...

Robert “Bob” Dean Santema, 63

Robert “Bob” Dean Santema, 63, died on Monday, September 3, 2018. Funeral service time is pending. Visitation will be held on Thursday, September 6, 2018, at George Boom Funeral Home & Crematory in Sioux Falls, SD from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM. He is survived by his family in ...

Deacon Irvin F. Vaske, 85

Deacon Irvin F. Vaske, 85, of Marshalltown, Iowa fulfilled his original marriage vow of getting to heaven with his wife’s faithful prayers. His death came peacefully on the early morning of Sunday, September 2, 2018, at the Iowa Veterans Home with his loving family by his side. A funeral ...

Walter L. Perkins, 96

Walter L. Perkins, 96, of Marshalltown, IA, passed away Friday, August 31, 2018, at his residence. Funeral services will be 12:00 p.m., Thursday, September 6, 2018, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1011 S. 3rd Avenue, Marshalltown, due to tornado repairs scheduled for Thursday at Anderson Funeral ...

Richard Eash, 73

Richard Eash, 73, of rural Russell, passed away Thursday, August 30, 2018, at the Legacy Lodge in Chariton. Services were held Tuesday, September 4th at 11:30 a.m. at the Pierschbacher Funeral Home in Chariton. Family received friends prior to the service beginning at 10:00 a.m. A luncheon ...

Charlotte Marie Rowden Appelgate, 99

Charlotte Marie Rowden Appelgate, 99, of Marshalltown, passed away peacefully at Grandview Heights Nursing Center on September 1, 2018. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, September 6, 2018, at First United Methodist Church in Marshalltown, at 1:30 p.m. with a visitation at the ...

Leonard Carl Raum, 89

Leonard Carl Raum, 89, of Gladbrook, passed away peacefully on August 31, 2018, with his family by his side. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, September 6, 2018, at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home at 10:30, with a public visitation held on Wednesday, at the Mitchell Family ...

Paul Appelgate, 69

Paul Appelgate, 69, of Burnsville, MN, passed away Saturday, August 25, 2018, after a brief battle with cancer. He was born on March 21, 1949, in Marshalltown, IA and raised in rural Laurel, Green Mountain and Garwin, IA. Paul bravely served his country in Vietnam where he was injured and ...

Darold Henry Duerr, 79

Darold Henry Duerr, 79, of Eldora, passed away on September 2, 2018, at the Hansen Family Hospital in Iowa Falls. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, September 8, 2018, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Eldora at 2 PM with Reverend David Splett officiating. A memorial gathering will be ...

Joyce Cross, 91

Joyce Cross, 91, of Newton and formerly of Baxter, passed away on Friday, August 31, 2018, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa. Funeral services are pending at Fredregill Funeral & Cremation Care in Baxter.

Hilda White, 90

Hilda White, age 90, fondly known as the “First Lady of the White House” of Marshalltown, passed away in the peace of her daughter’s home in Grundy Center while in care of Compassus Hospice. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home. ...

Leonard Carl Raum, 88

Leonard Carl Raum, 88, of Gladbrook, passed away peacefully on August 31, 2018 with his family be his side. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, September 6, 2018 at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home at 10:30, with a public visitation held on Wednesday, at the Mitchell Family Funeral ...

Charlotte Marie Rowden Appelgate

Charlotte Marie Rowden Appelgate, 99, of Marshalltown passed away peacefully at Grandview Heights on September 1, 2018. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, September 6, 2018 at First United Methodist Church in Marshalltown at 1:30 p.m. with a visitation held on Wednesday September ...

Ronald “Ron” Ernest Riemenschneider, 81

Ronald “Ron” Ernest Riemenschneider, age 81, passed away in the comfort of his own home surrounded by his family with the Chicago Cubs on WGN, on August 29, 2018. A funeral mass will be held on Wednesday, September 5, 2018, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in State Center at 10:00 a.m. ...