Obituaries

Marilynn Schmidt, 67

A Memorial service for Marilynn “Tiny” Schmidt, 67, of Marshalltown, was held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church on May 30, 2018. Father Greg Bahl officiated the service. Gloria DeBower and the St. Mary’s Choir performed special music. Groups in attendance included Emerson, Glenwood ...

Joseph “J.J.” Child, 78

Joseph “J.J.” Child, 78, of rural Laurel, Iowa, passed away on Monday, May 28, 2018, at home while under the care of Iowa River Hospice and surrounded by his loving family. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, June 1, 2018, at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home in ...

Rabbi Sol Serber, 94

Rabbi Sol Serber, 94, Chicago, Illinois. Formerly of Waterloo and Marshalltown, Iowa. Devoted husband of the late Ruth Serber; cherished father of Carol, Jeff, Steve (Susan), Joel (Barbara) and the late Andrea; grandfather of Sarah, Pamela, Aaron and David; great grandfather of Noah. Sol ...

Steven Waldo

Steven Waldo passed away on May 24, 2018, funeral services are pending at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home in Marshalltown.

Glen E. Spence, 81

Glen E. Spence, 81, of Marshalltown, passed away on Tuesday, May 29, 2018, at the Iowa River Hospice Home in Marshalltown. Funeral services are currently pending with the Mitchell Family Funeral Home in Marshalltown.

Dale V. Martin, 93

Dale V. Martin, 93, of Union, IA, went home to be with his family and friends in Heaven early on Sunday morning, May 27, 2018. Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 29, 2018, at the Union Community Church in Union. Private family services are being held at a later ...

Marilynn “Tiny” Schmidt, 67

Here’s the story, about a woman named Tiny, who was bringing up four very lovely girls (and a boy). All of them had hair of gold, except for Holly, the youngest one with curls. It’s the story, of a man named Steve, who was busy with three kids of his own. There were four of them, living ...

Dorothea Maurine Appel, 99

Dorothea Maurine Appel, 99, of Grundy Center, passed away on May 27, 2018 at the Creekside Living Facility in Grundy Center while under the care of Cedar Valley Hospice. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, May 31, at 2:00 PM at the Bethany Presbyterian Church in Grundy Center with ...

Cynthia Ann Morgan, “Na-Na-Wa-Tti, 80

Cynthia Ann Morgan, “Na-Na-Wa-Tti, 80, of Tama, passed away Saturday, May 26, 2018 at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Traditional Graveside Services will be held Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 2:00 PM at Meskwaki Cemetery on the Meskwaki Settlement with Michael Keahna as Speaker. A ...

Dean Halverson, 55

Funeral services for Dean Halverson, 55, were held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, May 26, 2018, at Beaman United Methodist Church, Beaman, IA. Rev. Nate Montover officiated the service. Casket Bearers were Tyler Blohm, Trent Dalton, Sam Goos, Johnny Halverson, Tom Kopsa, Jeremy Linsenmeyer, ...

Charles “Charlie” Herbert Stowe Jr., 69

Charles “Charlie” Herbert Stowe Jr., 69, Hollister, MO, died Wednesday, May 2, 2018, in his home. No services are planned at this time. Arrangements by Cremations of the Ozarks in Hollister.

Dean Halverson, 55

Dean Halverson, 55, of Beaman, IA, passed away Wednesday, May 23, 2018. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday, May 26, 2018, at the Beaman United Methodist Church in Beaman. Visitation will be 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Friday, May 25, 2018, at the Beaman United Methodist Church. ...

Richard Fred Liekweg, 83

Richard Fred Liekweg, 83, born 11th month; 4th day; of ‘34 as he repeated so many, many times the past 9 weeks, died peacefully May 22, 2018, at the Heritage Care Center in Iowa Falls. He died of recent respiratory complications after defeating cancer 2 times. Memorial services are planned ...

Waneva Marie Huffman

Waneva Marie Huffman, of Iowa Falls, Iowa, passed away Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at the Mary Greeley Medical Center in Ames, Iowa. Funeral Services for Waneva Huffman will be at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 30, 2018, at the First Church of God; 115 Indiana, Iowa Falls, Iowa, 50126. Visitation will ...

Joseph J. Bulanek, 92

Funeral services for Joseph J.Bulanek, 92, were held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, May 24, 2018, at the Anderson Funeral Homes, Marshalltown, IA. Father Greg Bahl officiated the service with special music provided by Dean and Molly Ferrin. Casket bearers were Dennis Jay, Larry Jay, Tom Landis, ...

Ruth Finders Blake, 98

Ruth Finders Blake, 98, passed away March 20, 2018, in CA. She is a former resident of Ferguson, Gilman and Cedar Falls. Mrs. Blake was born in Ferguson on March 17, 1920, to Boston and Bessie Idso Finders. She graduated from Ferguson High School in 1937. In 1940, she was married to Wallace ...

Dean Halverson, 55

Dean Halverson, 55, of Beaman, IA, passed away Wednesday, May 23, 2018. Arrangements are pending with the Conrad Chapel of Anderson Funeral Homes. Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonfhs.com.

Bernetta A. Woster, 88

Bernetta A. Woster, 88, passed away on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at the Zearing Health Care Center. Funeral services are pending at Fredregill Funeral & Cremation Care in Zearing, Iowa.

Miriam Stephanie Ventura Parra, 22

Miriam Stephanie Ventura Parra, 22, currently attending college in Miami, Florida, formerly of Marshalltown, Iowa, passed away early on Sunday morning, May 20, 2018, in Des Moines, Iowa. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, May 25, 2018, at St. Mary Catholic Church ...

Jack E. Stowe, Jr., 68

Jack E. Stowe, Jr., 68, of Gladbrook, IA, passed away from complications following cardiac surgery on Saturday, May 19, 2018, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, IA. Cremation rites were accorded. Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Friday, May 25, 2018, at ...