Obituaries

Carol E. Sells, 74

Carol E. Sells, 74, of Grundy Center, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at the Grundy County Memorial Hospital, Long Term Care, while under the care of Unity Point Hospice. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 2, 2017 at the American Lutheran Church ...

Paul I. Schaper, 79

Paul I. Schaper, 79, of Marshalltown, Iowa passed away on January 25, 2017, at the Iowa River Hospice Home in Marshalltown, Iowa. Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Marshalltown, Iowa. Visitation will be from 5:00 - 7:00 ...

Wallace Duffy

Wallace (Wally) Duffy, most recently of Casa Grande, AZ passed away on January 25th while under the care of hospice. Survivors include a daughter, Karen (Jon) Gindick, of Ventura, CA, a son, Kevin (Mim) Duffy, of Newton, IA, as well as siblings, grandchildren and great ...

Charles Dennis Fish

Funeral Services for Charles Dennis Fish, of Gladbrook, IA, were held Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, at Gladbrook United Methodist Church with Pastor Harlan Nuss officiating. A message in music was provided by Ann Wolf and Jim Wolf. Groups including the American Legion, United Methodist Church and ...

Patricia Cornwell, 74

Patricia Cornwell, 74, of Marshalltown, IA, passed away Thursday, January 26, 2017, at Westbrook Acres Nursing Home, in Gladbrook, IA. Memorial services will be 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, January 31, 2017, at Anderson Funeral Home, 405 W. Main St., Marshalltown. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. ...

Waunita Mae Emken, 80

Waunita Mae Emken, 80, of Cedar Rapids died Thursday, January 26, 2017. A celebration of life service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday at St. Mark’s United Methodist Church by Pastor Bonnie Koeppen and Pastor Caroll Brown, where friends may also visit with the family following until 12 ...

Debra “Deb” Bennington, 61

Debra “Deb” Bennington, 61, of Grinnell, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, January 25, 2017, at the Iowa River Hospice Home with her loving family by her side. Following Deb’s wishes, cremation rites have been accorded and her family will be having a “Celebration of Life” for Deb held ...

Carol (Larry) Swift, 76

Carol (Larry) Swift, 76, of rural Gilman, left this earthly life on the morning of Thursday, January 26th, in the peace and comfort of her home with her family by her side and in the care of the Iowa River Hospice. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 31st, at the ...

Ronald James Funke, 85

Ronald James Funke, 85, of Waterloo, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, January 25, 2017, at Allen Hospital in Waterloo. Funeral services for “Ron” will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, January 30, 2017, at Mitchell Family Funeral Home with Pastor John Whitehead officiating. Public ...

Kitra A. Burnham

Kitra A. Burnham passed away January 20, 2017, in Richwood, West Virginia. She was born April 3, 1949, in Ames, Iowa, to Francis H. (Buzz) Burnham and Julia G. Burnham. She spent her preschool years in Decorah, Iowa, and attended kindergarten through high school in Marshalltown, Iowa. She was a ...

Bonnie Lee Wenzel, 75

Funeral Services for Bonnie Lee Wenzel, 75, of Marshalltown, IA, were held Wednesday, January 25, 2017, at Mitchell Family Funeral Home with Pastor Kerry Jeck officiating. Along with her family and friends, a group from the Albion High School Class of 1959 and Red Hat Ladies were in ...

Allan Ruff, 60

Allan Ruff, 60, of Toledo, passed away Wednesday, January 25, 2017, at the Iowa River Hospice Home in Marshalltown. No services will be held at this time. Allan is survived by his siblings, Randy Ruff, of Toledo; Amy (Brent) Speed, of Mt. Vernon, and Rod (Timi) Ruff, of Marion; one nephew ...

Arnold Hanke, 86

Funeral services for Arnold Hanke, 86, of Marshalltown, IA, were held Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017, at Our Savior Lutheran Church with Pastor Mike Herschberger and Dean Stucky officiating. Mr. Hanke was laid to rest in Rose Hill Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers were Denny Dennis, Joel Hibbs, Whitey ...

Kay Louise Chaumont, 68

Funeral services for Kay Louise Chaumont, 68, of Omaha, NE, was held Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017, at Mitchell Family Funeral Home with Pastor Paul Prescott officiating. Kay will be laid to rest in Rose Hill Memorial Gardens. Honorary Pallbearers were Kayla (Nick Newman) Osborn, Kristen (Antonio ...

Rita Alma White, 91

Rita Alma White, 91, of Crosby, MN formerly of Outing, MN, died on January 23, 2017, at the Cuyuna Regional Care Center in Crosby, MN. She was born on July 26, 1925, in Marshalltown, IA to Vincent and Florence (Hoffman) Schoborg. She married Paul White on January 19, 1943, in Haverhill, IA. ...

Patricia Cornwell, 74

Patricia Cornwell, 74, of Marshalltown, Iowa, passed away Thursday, January 26, 2017, at Westbrook Acres Nursing Home in Gladbrook, IA. Arrangements are pending at Anderson Funeral Home, 405 W. Main St., Marshalltown. Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonfhs.com

Betty Hofer Kearns, 77

Betty Hofer Kearns, 77, passed away at Taylor Hospice House on Monday, January 23, 2017. Per her request she will be cremated and a private memorial service will be held at a later date. Betty Enjoyed driving part-time for Hertz car rental and was an avid Iowa Hawkeye fan. She is survived ...

Madeline Ann Reinbrecht, 84

Madeline Ann Reinbrecht, 84, of Omaha, NE formerly of Tama, passed away Friday, January 20, 2017, at the Methodist Hospital in Omaha, NE. A Celebration of Life will be held Tuesday, January 31, 2017, at 5:30 PM at Kruse-Phillips Funeral Home in Tama, followed by a Memorial Visitation from 6-8 ...

Charles “Chuck” Fish, 73

Charles “Chuck” Fish, 73, of Gladbrook passed away peacefully in the comfort of his home on January 22, 2017. A public visitation will be held on Thursday, January 26, 2017, at the Gladbrook United Methodist Church from 5 – 7:00 p.m. Funeral services will be Friday, January 27, 2017, at ...

Kay Chaumont, 68

Kay Chaumont, 68, of Omaha, Nebraska passed away on Friday, January 20, 2017, at the University of Nebraska in Omaha, Nebraska, surrounded by her wonderful loving family. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 26, 2017, at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home in ...