Obituaries

Ruth Jean Beck, 93

Ruth Jean Beck, 93, formerly of rural Garwin, passed away October 29, 2016. She was born December 10, 1922, in Minot, North Dakota. She was the daughter of Oscar and Mabel Ruthenberg. After her mother's death she lived with her grandparents Bill and Nellie Ruthenberg. They moved to Garwin in ...

John Duff, 79

John Duff, 79, passed away Saturday, October 29, 2016, peacefully at his home in Rhodes, Iowa, under the care of Iowa River Hospice.Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. For condolences or questions please visit: www.mitchellfh.com. Mitchell Family Funeral Home is caring for John ...

Larry J. Halverson, 73

Larry J. Halverson, 73, of Marshalltown, Iowa, passed away on Monday, October 24, 2016.Per Larry's wishes there will be no public services held at this time. Memorial contributions may be directed in Larry's name to his family. For further information or to send a condolence please visit ...

George H. Erickson, 85

George H. Erickson, 85, of Hartford, IA passed peacefully, November, 27 at The Village in Indianola, IA.Preceding his death were: parents George & Christine (Kunkle), Sister Mary Ellen Wedgewood & niece Kathy Gilge.He leaves behind: wife Lucille; sons Ron & Jim; ...

Herb Long

Herb Long had a reputation for being one of the kindest, nicest, hardest working men you'd ever want to meet. He had a deep faith, great smile and a quick wit. After a long, 14 year, battle with Pulmonary Fibrosis, Herb died October 28, 2016, at home surrounded by his family.He was born June 7, ...

Jean Ilene Carson (Hicks), 92

Funeral Services for Jean Ilene Carson (Hicks), 92, of Marshalltown, IA were held Monday, October 31, 2016 at First United Methodist Church with Pastor Jeff Kodis officiating. Mrs. Carson was laid to rest in Riverside Cemetery.Along with her family and friends, groups in attendance included ...

Ian Richard Aiken, 32

Ian Richard Aiken, 32, of Whitten, rejoined his mother in a heavenly state. Cremation rites will be performed staying true to Ian's wishes. Memorial services will be at the Whitten Church on Friday November 3rd, 2016 at 3 pm and after the service all are welcome to join the family at the ...

Harold Perry, 86

Harold Perry, 86, of Marshalltown, passed away on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at Southridge Nursing and Rehab Center.Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, November 2, 2016, at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home in Marshalltown, Iowa. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on ...

Lynn E. Carlson, 79

Lynn E. Carlson, 79, passed away October 26, 2016 at Mary Greely Medical Center in Ames, Iowa.Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in State Center, Iowa with Pastor Mike Maddickofficiating. For further information or to send a ...

Allan Kinney, Sr., 72

Allan Kinney, Sr., 72, formerly of New Providence, passed away on Friday, Oct 28, 2016 at Eldora Specialty Care in Eldora, IA.The family will receive friends on Tuesday, Nov. 1, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Boeke Funeral Home in Hubbard.A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 2, at ...

Fr. Joseph Humbert Determan, O.P.

Fr. Joseph Humbert Determan, O.P., was born in Haverhill, IA, on May 10, 1925. At the age of 91, he died peacefully at his home in San Antonio, TX on October 22, 2016.He was preceded in death by his parents, Bernard Determan and Mary Stalzer and his siblings: Mrs. R.G. White, John Determan, ...

Jean Vircks, 95

Dorothy Jean Benson was born in Wahoo, Nebr., on March 12, 1921. She married Karl Vircks in 1946 in Fremont, Nebr., after his return from U.S. Army service during World War II. The couple lived in Milwaukee, Richland Center, Fond du Lac and Monona, Wisc., and Jean practiced cosmetology to ...

Galen Lee Behrends

Funeral services for Galen Lee Behrends were held Saturday, October 29 at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Marshalltown. Pastor Michael Herschberger was officiant for the service. Randy Bishop, Sandy Bishop, and Melissa Ulrickson served as vocalists, while Lois Eige served as Pianist. Casket ...

Eiola Ruth Kramer [Dirks], 90

Eiola Ruth Kramer [Dirks], 90 of Iowa Falls, Iowa passed away October 28, 2016 at Heritage Care Center in Iowa Falls. The funeral service will be held 10:30 am, Monday October 31, 2016 at the Church of the Open Bible in Iowa Falls. Visitation will be 5:00 - 7:00 pm, Sunday October 30, 2016 at ...

Claire Reese Seffens, 86

Claire Reese Seffens, 86, passed away on October 27, 2016 at the Iowa Veteran's Home in Marshalltown, Iowa. Staying true to Claire's wishes cremation rites will conducted with no formal services at this time. The Mitchell Family Funeral Home is caring for Claire and his family at this time. ...

Betty Lettisha Emmons

Betty Lettisha Emmons joined the host of Heavenly angels on October 27, 2016.Betty was born on April 25, 1926, to Hiram and Ruth (Dickey) Emmons near Molina, Missouri. Her schooling was in rural Missouri until she attended the University of Missouri ultimately receiving her teaching certificate ...

Nicole “Nikki” Kluck, 34

Funeral services for Nicole "Nikki" Kluck, 34, of Marshalltown, IA, were held Friday, October 28, 2016, at Mitchell Family Funeral Home with Pastor Bobby Shomo officiating. Nikki was laid to rest in Center School Cemetery.Pallbearers were Luis Alvarado, Yoan Lora, Eddy Gomez, Michael Perry, ...

Jean Ilene Carson (Hicks), 92

Jean Ilene Carson (Hicks), 92, of Marshalltown, passed away at Bickford Cottage on October 27, 2016, with her loving family by her side. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, October 31st at the First United Methodist Church in Marshalltown. A public visitation will be held ...

Conrad Lundberg, 78

Conrad Lundberg, 78, of Marshalltown, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, October 26, 2016, at Grandview Heights Nursing and Rehab Center.Memorial services for Conrad will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 29, 2016, at Mitchell Family Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be directed in ...

Robert Monroe Hartman

Funeral services for Robert Monroe Hartman, of Marshalltown, Iowa will be held on November 5, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1600 South Center Street, Marshalltown, Iowa with Pastor Alex Post officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Interment will be ...