Obituaries

Mark Russel Lynch

Funeral services for Mark Russel Lynch, of Gladbrook, Iowa, were held Thursday, May 25, 2017, at Peace United Church of Christ in Gladbrook. Rev. Robert Doner was officiant for the service. Pianist was June Bessman and Vocalist was Janell Ramsey. Casket bearers were Mike Landt, Brent ...

Craig J. Wobeter, 41

Craig J. Wobeter, 41, of Toledo, passed away May 25, 2017, at home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, June 2, 2017, at 10:00 AM at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Tama with Father Michael Mescher and Deacon Joe Behounek as celebrants. Interment will follow at St. Wenceslaus ...

Dale DeFrance, 81

Funeral services for Dale DeFrance, 81, of Marshalltown, Iowa, were held Thursday, May 25th, 2017, at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home with Pastor Bobby Shomo officiating. He was laid to rest in the Turner Cemetery in Garwin, Iowa. Military Honors were provided by the Combined VFW/American ...

Jeanne Ann Bailey Albright

Jeanne Ann Bailey Albright, 57

Jeanne Ann Bailey Albright, 57, of Smyrna, Tennessee passed away on Sunday, May 21, 2017, in a Hospice facility near Nashville, Tennessee. Jeanne Ann Vasey was born on August, 3, 1959 in Des Moines, Iowa to John and Dodie (Paulson) Vasey. She attended school in Nevada, Iowa, graduating from ...

Janice Malfeld Becker, 76

Janice Malfeld Becker, 76, of Iowa City, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 24, 2017. A memorial service to celebrate and honor Janice’s life is being planned for the summer. Arrangements are with Lensing Funeral and Cremation Service, Iowa City.

Darla Upah, 81

Funeral services for Darla Upah, 81, of Marshalltown, Iowa, were held Thursday, May 25th, 2017, at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home with Pastor Kerry Jech officiating. She was laid to rest at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers were Keith Short, Jeffrey, Dan Goos, Tanner Mansager, Andrew ...

Helen Davis

Helen M. “Cole” Davis

Helen M. “Cole” Davis went to meet her heavenly maker on May 23, 2017. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday, May 27, 2017, at Anderson Funeral Homes, 405 W. Main St., Marshalltown. Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Friday, May 26, 2017, at the funeral home. Interment will ...

Thelma Lillian Bryant, 100

Funeral services for Thelma Bryant were held Monday, May 22, 2017 at Marshalltown Church of the Nazarene with Pastors John Witmer and Chad Eichorn officiating. Thelma was laid to rest in Rose Hill Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers were Garrett Koehn, Drew Eichorn, Eric Bryant, Bryce Newcomb, Alex ...

Jerry Lee Clark, 82

Funeral Services for Jerry Clark of Marshalltown, Iowa, were held Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home with Larry Perdue officiating. Military Honors were provided by the Combined VFW/American Legion Honor Guards. He was laid to rest at the Iowa Veterans Cemetery. ...

Dale DeFrance

Dale “Mr. D” DeFrance, 81

Dale “Mr. D” DeFrance, 81, of Marshalltown, a man who lived life’s three greatest passions- racing, racing and of course, racing, passed away on the morning of Monday, May 22nd, at the Mercy Hospital in Des Moines. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday at the Mitchell ...

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Fr. William E. Wilkie, 87

Fr. William E. Wilkie, 87, of Dubuque, died Wednesday, May 17, 2017. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at Christ the King Chapel, Loras College, Dubuque, where friends may call Friday from 9 a.m. until time of service. Fr. Wilkie was born in 1930 in Marshalltown, Iowa, to ...

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Alice “Tootie” Shuler, 76

Alice “Tootie” Shuler, 76, of Kellogg, died May 20, 2017, at Grinnell Regional Medical Center. Funeral services are scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Thursday, May 25th, at the Smith Funeral Home in Grinnell with Rev. John Epperson, Grinnell Regional Hospice Chaplain, officiating. Pallbearers ...

Helen Davis, 87

Helen Davis, 87, of Albion, IA passed away Tuesday, May 23, 2017, at Unity Point Hospital, Marshalltown. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday, May 27, 2017, at Anderson Funeral Homes, 405 W. Main St., Marshalltown. Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Friday, May, 26, 2017, at ...

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Betty May Boerger

Betty May Boerger, born on May 11, 1929, peacefully passed away on May 21, 2017, in Loveland, Colorado. Betty was raised in small town in Northern Minnesota; a figure skater in the winter; a golf caddie in the summer. As a young lady, she worked at Woolworth’s candy counter in Bemidji, MN ...

Charlotte Eulalia Cunningham

Charlotte Eulalia Cunningham, of West Des Moines, and formerly of Iowa Falls, Iowa passed away Sunday, May 21, 2017, at the Fountain West Health Care Center in West Des Moines. Funeral services for Charlotte Cunningham will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday, May 25, 2017, at the St. Mark Catholic Church; ...

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Darla Marie Upah, 81

Darla Marie Upah, 81, of Marshalltown, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at Unity Point Health in Marshalltown. The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM on Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home in Marshalltown, IA. Funeral services will ...

Kenneth G. Overturf, 94

Kenneth G. Overturf, 94, passed away Monday, May 22, 2017, at the Iowa Veterans Home, in Marshalltown. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Thursday, May 25, 2017, at the Iowa Veterans Home Chapel, in Marshalltown. Kenneth is survived by his nieces and nephews. Arrangements are ...

Mark Lynch

Mark Russel Lynch, 74

Mark Russel Lynch, 74, of Gladbrook, IA died Sunday, May 21, 2017, at his residence. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m., Thursday, May 25, 2017, at Peace United Church of Christ, in Gladbrook. Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at Peace United Church of ...

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Alysabeth Louise Ferneau, 24

Alysabeth Louise Ferneau, 24, of Burlington, Iowa, passed away Saturday morning, May 20, 2017, near Danville, Iowa. Alysa was born February 4, 1993, in Des Moines, Iowa. She loved her work as a caregiver at Hope Haven in Burlington, a facility devoted to assisting developmentally-disabled ...

Alvena B. Schaper, 85

Alvena B. Schaper, 85, passed away Jan. 22, 2017, in Jackson, Tennessee. She was born to Noah W. Owen and Alice Viola Perkins Owens March 8, 1931, in Waukee, Iowa. She graduated from Waukee High. She was introduced to the love of her life Kenneth D. Schaper by her mother. They were ...