Obituaries

Brandie Bills, 44

Brandie Bills, 44, of Marshalltown, passed away early Thursday morning, August 3, 2017 at the Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, August 7, at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home. A luncheon with the family will follow services. Graveside ...

Dale Ellis, 85

Dale Ellis, 85, of Des Moines, IA, formerly of Marshalltown, IA, passed away at his home on Tuesday, August 1, 2017. Private family services will be held. Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonfhs.com. Arrangements are entrusted to Anderson Funeral Homes, 405 W. Main St., ...

Lorraine Gethmann, 90

Lorraine Gethmann, 90, of Gladbrook, IA, passed away Wednesday, August 02, 2017, at Westbrook Acres, in Gladbrook. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 5, 2017, at the Gladbrook United Methodist Church, in Gladbrook. Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., with a 7:00 ...

Virginia “Ginny” White, 88

Virginia “Ginny” White, 88, of rural Melbourne, Iowa, passed away peacefully Monday, July 31, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, August 7, 2017, at New Horizons United Methodist Church in Melbourne, Iowa. Visitation will be on ...

Kristian Marshall McDonald, 13

Kristian Marshall McDonald, 13, of Marshalltown, died Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at his home. Services are pending at Mitchell Family Funeral Home.

Deborah “Debbie” M. Howell, 64

Deborah “Debbie” M. Howell, 64, of Marshalltown, Iowa, passed away on the morning of Tuesday, August 1, 2017, at Hawkeye Care Center, with her loving family by her side. Following Debbie’s wishes, cremation rites have been accorded and there will be no public services held at this ...

Forest L. Carlisle, 88

Forest L. Carlisle, 88, Iowa Veteran’s Home, passed away Wednesday, August 2, 2017. Arrangements are pending at the Main Street Chapel of the Anderson Funeral Homes. Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonfhs.com.

Roger Dreessen, 82

Funeral services for Roger Dreessen, 82, of Spring Hill, KS and formerly of Luling, Texas, Marshalltown and Gladbrook Iowa, were held on August 1, 2017, at the Peace United Church of Christ in Gladbrook, Iowa with Pastor John Minton officiating. Pallbearers were Eric Watson, Lance Below, ...

Frances Mary Stalzer, 95

Frances Mary Stalzer, 95, of Marshalltown, passed away on Thursday, July 27, 2017, at Grandview Heights Nursing and Rehab. Graveside services for Fran or “Peachy” as she was also known will be held on Friday, August 4, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. at the Iowa Veterans Cemetery in Van Meter. ...

Lorraine Gethmann, 90

Lorraine Gethmann, 90, of Gladbrook, IA, passed away Wednesday, August 02, 2017, at Westbrook Acres, in Gladbrook. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 5, 2017, at the Gladbrook United Methodist Church, in Gladbrook. Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Friday, ...

Dallas D. Hotchkiss, 82

Dallas D. Hotchkiss, 82, of Tama-Toledo and Muskogee, OK, passed away Monday, July 31, 2017, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. A Memorial Service will be held Friday, August 4, 2017, at 11:00 AM at the Living Faith United Methodist Church in Tama with Pastor Brian Oliver officiating. ...

Jerome “Jerry” Lansing, 66

Jerome “Jerry” Lansing, 66, of Marshalltown, Iowa, passed away on July 31, 2017, at the Iowa River Hospice Home in Marshalltown, Iowa. A Celebration of Life will be at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 3, 2017, at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home in Marshalltown, Iowa. Visitation will be ...

Phillip Michael Reeves, 68

Phillip Michael Reeves, 68, passed away Sunday, July 30, 2017, at his home at Holiday Lake near Brooklyn, Iowa. There will be no services at this time. Kloster Funeral Home, Brooklyn is assisting the family with arrangements. He is survived by his wife Cindy; five children: Timothy ...

Dale Ellis, 85

Dale Ellis, 85, of Des Moines, IA, formerly of Marshalltown, IA passed away Tuesday, August 1, 2017. Arrangements are pending at Anderson Funeral Homes, 405 W. Main St., Marshalltown.

Bonnie Trowbridge, 85

Bonnie Trowbridge, 85, formally of Rhodes, passed away on July 29, 2017, at Grandview Heights Rehab and Healthcare. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, August 3, 2017, at 10:30 at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home. A public visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 2, from 5-7:00 ...

Perle A. Waugh Ralston, 104

The angels came for Perle A. Waugh Ralston, 104, at Oakview Nursing Home in Conrad, IA, on July 30, 2017. Perle was born in Hendricks, MN, on September 26, 1912, to John and Hulda Waugh. They resided there until 1934 when they moved to a farm west of Conrad. Perle met Leslie Ralston at a ...

Janice Eggers, 77

Janice Eggers, 77, formerly of State Center, Iowa, lost her fight to cancer on July 26, 2017, at the Iowa River Hospice Home in Marshalltown. A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, August 6th, 2017, from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home West Marshall ...

Ingvert Appel, 84

Ingvert Appel, 84, of Des Moines, Iowa formerly of Eldora, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, July 29, 2017. Visitation will be held from 4:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at the Creps-Abels Funeral Home in Eldora. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, ...

Bonnie Trowbridge, 85

Bonnie Trowbridge, 85, formerly of Rhodes, passed away on July 29, 2017 at Grandview Heights Rehab and Healthcare. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, August 3, 2017 at 10:30 at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home. A public visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 2, held from 5-7:00 ...

David Laverne Dickenson, 76

David Laverne Dickenson, 76, of Owasa, Iowa passed away July 29, 2017 at the Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa. Funeral services for Dave Dickenson will be 10:30 am Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at the Methodist Church in Owasa. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 pm Monday July 31, 2017 at ...