Obituaries

Helen Kirby, 73

Helen Kirby, 73, passed away on Saturday, January 5, 2019, at the Mayo Clinic Hospital in Rochester, MN. Arrangements are pending with the Gladbrook Chapel of Anderson Funeral Homes. Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonfhs.com

Larry Thomas Pritchett, 66

Larry Thomas Pritchett, 66, of Clemons, passed away in the comfort of his own home on January 2, 2019, a day short of his birthday, surrounded by his loving family. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday January 8, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home in Marshalltown. ...

Frances “Luree” Riha, 86

Frances “Luree” Riha, 86, of Vining, passed away on Wednesday, January 2, 2019, at Belle Plaine Specialty Care under the care of Essence of Life Hospice. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, January 7, 2019, at 10:30 AM at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Tama with Father Michael ...

Clyde C. Youngbear, 50

Clyde C. Youngbear, 50, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, January 1, 2019. Following Clyde’s wishes, cremation rites have been accorded. Memorial services for Clyde will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, January 7, 2019, at Mitchell Family Funeral Home with Pastor Bobby Shomo ...

LaVone Lee, 99

LaVone Lee, 99, passed away Thursday, January 3, 2019, at Grandview Heights Rehab & Healthcare in Marshalltown, IA. Arrangements are pending at Anderson Funeral Homes in Marshalltown. Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonfhs.com

Lucile Campbell, 101

Lucile Campbell, 101, lifelong Laurel resident, passed away on Tuesday, January 1, 2019, at the Accura Healthcare in Marshalltown while in care of the Iowa River Hospice. Private family burial will be held at Graceland Cemetery in Laurel. Following the burial there will be a memorial ...

Charles Eugene Sobotka, 85

Funeral Services for Charles “Chuck” Eugene Sobotka, 85, were held on January 3, 2019, at the Conrad United Methodist Church where Pastor Gene Kubli officiated. Special music was performed by Jackie Stevens, Malcolm Miller and Henry Miller. Pallbearers were Joe Becker, Steve Sobotka, ...

Arla Mae Needham, 88

Funeral services for Arla Mae Needham, 88, were held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 3, 2019, at Anderson Funeral Homes, Marshalltown, IA. Rev. Dwayne Potter officiated the service with special music provided by pianist Lavon Keck and vocalist Rev. Dwayne Potter. Casket bearers were ...

Phyllis Johnson, 87

Funeral Services for Phyllis Johnson, 87, of Marshalltown, were held on January 3, 2019, at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home. Pastor Bobby Shomo officiated and sang at the service and Jan Randall played piano. She will be laid to rest at a later date. Groups in attendance included Iowa ...

Darlene Ann Roberts, 81

Darlene Ann Roberts, 81, of Zearing, IA, passed away on Sunday, December 30, 2018, at the Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown, Iowa. Visitation will be held on Friday, January 4, 2019, from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. at the Cornerstone Church of Christ in Zearing, IA. Funeral services for Darlene will ...

Patricia Ann (Collins) Finch, 87

Patricia Ann (Collins) 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, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church in Marshalltown. Visitation will be on ...

Anna M. Ficken, 89

Funeral services for Anna M. Ficken, 89, were held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 2, 2019, at the Newton Christian Reformed Church, Newton, IA. Rev. Aaron Gunsaulus officiated the service and special music was provided by organist Linda Laverman and vocalist Katy DuVall. Casket ...

Charles “Chuck” L. Bierley, 92

Funeral services for Charles “Chuck” L. Bierley, 92, were held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, at the United Church of Christ, Green Mountain, IA. Rev. Kim Wilson officiated the service with special music was provided by pianist Madonna Wilson. Casket bearers were Josh Gould, ...

Miriam Off, 87

Miriam Off, 87, of Iowa Falls, Iowa passed away Monday, December 31, 2018, at the Scenic Manor Nursing Home in Iowa Falls. Funeral services for Miriam Off will be 11:00 am Friday, January 4, 2019, at the Austinville Christian Reformed Church; 31871 2nd St.; Austinville, Iowa, 50608. A time ...

Charles Eugene Sobotka

Charles Eugene Sobotka left this life to live with Jesus on Sunday, December 30, 2018, at Iowa River Hospice Home following a brief battle with cancer. Funeral services for Chuck will be held on Thursday, January 3, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. at the Conrad United Methodist Church in Conrad. ...

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, ...