Obituaries

Travis Randall Curphy, 47

Travis Randall Curphy, age 47, died peacefully and surrounded by his loving family, following a brief illness on Thursday, December 13, 2018, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City. He was born February 10, 1971 in Marshalltown, IA to Randy Curphy and Merry Randall ...

Nicki Ann Ridout, 67

Nicki Ann Ridout, 67, of Marshalltown, passed away on Sunday morning, December 16, 2018 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Memorial visitation for Nicki will be held on Saturday, December 22, 2018 from 1:30 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. and a service will be held from 2:30 p.m. to 3:00 ...

Gale M. Wolken, 91

Gale M. Wolken, 91, of State Center, IA, passed away Monday, December 17, 2018, at State Center Specialty Care in State Center. Memorial services will be 11:00 a.m., Friday, December 21, 2018, at Trinity Lutheran Church of Dillon, 2702 Dillon Road, rural Marshalltown, IA. Visitation will be ...

Larry Parks, 69

Memorial services for Larry Parks, 69, of Le Grand, were held on December 19, 2018 at the Le Grand Friends Church where Pastor Alan Mullikin officiated. He will be laid to rest at a later date. Groups in attendance included Iowa River Hospice and Central Iowa Farm Store, among others. ...

Lee Garrett, 78

Lee Garrett, 78, of rural Albion, passed away in the comfort of his home on the night of Monday, December 17th, in care of the Iowa River Hospice, surrounded by his family. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, December 21st, at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home. He will be ...

Doris Ellen Flanagan, 96

Doris Ellen Flanagan, 96, of Tama, passed away Tuesday, December 18, 2018, at Sunny Hill Care Center in Tama. A Visitation will be held Friday, December 21, 2018, from 10:00-11:30 AM at Kruse-Phillips Funeral Home in Tama with a Graveside Service following at Haven Cemetery in rural ...

Gary “Boomer” Maxwell, 88

Gary “Boomer” Maxwell, 88, of Rhodes, Iowa, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, December 12, 2018, at State Center Specialty Care with his loving family by his side. Funeral mass will be held for Gary at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 22, 2018, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in State ...

Dean Winfred Davison, 100

Dean Winfred Davison, 100, of Clinton, IA, formerly of Eldora, passed into eternity on Monday, Dec. 17, 2018, at Bickford Assisted Living in Clinton, IA. He was under the loving care of staff, Hospice services and family members. A visitation will be held on Saturday, Dec. 22, starting at ...

Daniel Dean Hass, 60

Daniel Dean Hass, 60, passed away on Sunday, December 16, 2018, at Iowa Methodist Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, December 20, 2018, at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home at 11:00 a.m., with a public visitation held on hour prior to the service. ...

Martha M. Gamble, 94

Martha M. Gamble, 94, of Gladbrook, IA, passed away Saturday, December 15, 2018, at Westbrook Acres in Gladbrook. Services are pending with Anderson Funeral Homes in Gladbrook. Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonfhs.com.

Ervin L. Harre, 84

Funeral services for Ervin L. Harre, 84, were held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, December 18, 2018, at the Central Christian Church, Marshalltown, IA. Rev. Greg Ellcey officiated the service with special music provided by organist Colette Benge and vocalist Julie Francisco. Casket bearers ...

Gale M. Wolken, 91

Gale M. Wolken, 91, of State Center, IA, passed away Monday, December 17, 2018, at State Center Specialty Care in State Center. Memorial services will be 11:00 a.m., Friday, December 21, 2018, at Trinity Lutheran Church of Dillon, 2702 Dillon Road, rural Marshalltown, IA. Visitation will be ...

Dana Patrick Anson, 72

Dana Patrick Anson, 72, of Marion, Iowa, passed away Friday, December 14, 2018. Visitation: 9 - 11 a.m. Monday, December 17, 2018, at Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Marion. Memorial Service: 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. Dana was born March 21, 1946, in Fresno, ...

Raymond Gerdes, 79

Memorial services for Raymond Gerdes, 79, of Marshalltown, IA, were held Saturday, December 15, 2108, at the First Congregational Church with Rev. Dan Vellinga officiating. Honorary Pallbearers were Max Meyer, Terry McCrary, Jack Tremain, Robb Olson, Ken Gerdes, Fred Rinnan, Doug West, Joe ...

Chase “Biddy” Clark, 22

Chase “Biddy” Clark, 22, of Marshalltown, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, December 11, 2018. Funeral services for Chase will be held on Wednesday, December 19, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home in Marshalltown with John Whitehead officiating. Visitation will ...

Gale M. Wolken, 91

Gale M. Wolken, 91, passed away Monday, December 17, 2018, at State Center Specialty Care in State Center, IA. Arrangements are pending with Anderson Funeral Homes. Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonfhs.com

Alan Levine Erickson

A Memorial Mass was held for Alan Levine Erickson, of Marshalltown, IA, on Saturday, December 15, 2018, at St. Mary Catholic Church with Father Alan Dietzenbach, Celebrant. Honorary Pallbearers were Jeff Graw, La Ker, Roger Brooks, Jim Merritt and Norman Erickson. Military Honors were ...

Nicki Ann Ridout, 67

Nicki Ann Ridout, 67, of Marshalltown, passed away on Sunday morning, December 16, 2018, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Memorial visitation for Nicki will be held on Saturday, December 22, 2018, from 1:30 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home in ...

Trent H. Vogel, 81

Trent H. Vogel, 81, of Mansfield, Texas, formerly of Hampton, Iowa, passed away Sunday, December 16, 2018, at the Isle at Watercrest in Mansfield, Texas. Trent is survived by his wife Judy Vogel, of Mansfield, Texas; daughter Kim (Alejandro) Montalvo, of Burleson, Texas, daughter Julie ...

Gary “Boomer” Maxwell, 88

Gary “Boomer” Maxwell, 88, of Rhodes, Iowa, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, December 12, 2018, at State Center Specialty Care with his loving family by his side. Funeral mass will be held for Gary at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 22, 2018, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in State ...