Obituaries

Thelma Lillian Bryant (”TLB”), age 100

Thelma Lillian Bryant (”TLB”), age 100, of Marshalltown, Iowa, entered into the Kingdom of Heaven on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, at Hawkeye Care Center with her loving daughter, Beverly, at her side. Funeral services will be held Monday, May 22, at 2:00 p.m., at First Church of the Nazarene ...

“Pat” Arlene M. Bartlett

Born Nov. 1st 1916 “Pat” Arlene M. Bartlett passed peacefully May 5th. Preceded by husband Jim office manager of Cashway Lumber “under the viaduct;” parents Margaret and Joe Patrick, Mapleton, IA; two brothers and a sister. Survived by sister Evelyn Eby in Woodbine, IA; son Jim, ...

Charles M. “Chuck” McManemy, 64

Charles M. “Chuck” McManemy, 64, of Tama, passed away on Tuesday, May 16, 2017, at Covenant Medical Center in Waterloo. Chuck’s final act of kindness was to give the gift of life through organ and tissue donation. Funeral Services will be held Monday, May 22, 2017, at 6:00 PM at ...

Barbara Ethel Baltisberger, 92

Funeral services for Barbara Ethel Baltisberger, 92, of Marshalltown, IA, were held Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church with Rev. Richard Graves officiating. Mrs. Baltisberger was laid to rest in LaMoille Cemetery. Pallbearers were Eric Larsen, Jason Edwards, Brad ...

Shirly Ann Miller (Smuck), 77

Shirly Ann Miller (Smuck), 77, passed away at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines with her family by her side. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, May 20, 2017, at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home at 10:00 a.m. A public visitation will be held on Friday, May 19, at the Mitchell Family ...

Sharon K. Lutes, 78

Sharon K. Lutes, 78, of Conrad, IA passed away in her home on Tuesday, May 16, 2017. Funeral services will be at 11:45 a.m. on Saturday, May 20, 2017, at the First Presbyterian Church in Conrad. Visitation will be 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 20, 2017, at the church. A memorial has ...

Edith Alberta Lapour, 96

Edith Alberta Lapour, 96, of Marshalltown, passed away on Sunday, May 14, 2017, at the Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown. Funeral services for Edith will be held on Friday, May 19, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. at the Iowa Veterans Home Chapel in Marshalltown. Visitation will be held one hour prior to ...

James (Jim) B. Fitz, 79

A Memorial Gathering for James (Jim) B. Fitz, 79, of Melbourne, IA, was held Monday, May 15, 2017, at Mitchell Family Funeral Home. Honorary Pallbearers were Grant Fitz, Aaron Fitz, Benjamin Fitz, Tom Nelson, Cathy Nelson, Elliott Fitz, Lauren Supak and Miranda Supak. Groups in attendance ...

Sharon K. Lutes, 78

Sharon K. Lutes, 78, of Conrad, Iowa passed away Tuesday, May 16, 2017, at her residence. Arrangements are pending at the Conrad Chapel of the Anderson Funeral Homes. Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonfhs.com.

Jaxson Allen Ryerson

Jaxson Allen Ryerson rejoined his sister Piper Jayde and brother Landon Craig in Heaven on the evening of Friday, May 12th in the arms of his loving parents at the U of I hospitals under the care of many great Doctors and Nurses. Private family services will be held for Jaxson. He will be ...

Thelma (T.L.) Bryant, 100

Thelma (T.L.) Bryant, 100, of Marshalltown, entered into the Kingdom of Heaven on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, at Hawkeye Care Center with her loving daughter, Beverly at her side in Marshalltown, Iowa. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, May 22, 2017, at First Church of the ...

Mary Reidy Knipp, 94

Mary Reidy Knipp, 94, of Marshalltown and formerly of Independence and Manchester, Iowa, died Sunday, May 14, 2017, at the Iowa River Hospice n Marshalltown, Iowa. Mary was born on February 15, 1923, in Monti, Iowa the daughter of John and Annie (Reilly) Monaghan. She was a 1941 graduate ...

William R. (Bill) Determan

William R. (Bill) Determan, of Lakeview Terrace, California, passed away on Saturday, May 6, 2017. He was born in Marshalltown, Iowa to John Bernard and Gretchen (Large) Determan. He graduated from LDF High School in 1965 and received a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering and Master ...

Shawn Ridenour, 48

Shawn Ridenour, 48, of Newton, died unexpectedly at Skiff Memorial Hospital on Thursday evening, May 11, 2017. Shawn is survived by his parents, Lynn Ridenour, of Marshalltown, and Rebecca Porter, of Newton; three children: Alexius, Justin, and Chaz; three grandchildren, one sister, ...

Barbara Baltisberger, 92

Barbara Baltisberger, 92, of Marshalltown, Iowa passed away, Saturday, May 13, 2017, at Grandview Heights Nursing and Rehab Center in Marshalltown, Iowa. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Marshalltown. Visitation will ...

Thelma (T.L.) Bryant, 100

Thelma (T.L.) Bryant, 100, of Marshalltown, entered into the Kingdom of Heaven on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, at Hawkeye Care Center with her loving daughter, Beverly at her side in Marshalltown, Iowa. Funeral services will be held (PLEASE NOTE DATE) at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, May 22, 2017, at ...

Robert “Bob” Herman Backen, 79

TAMA-Robert “Bob” Herman Backen, 79, of Tama, passed away Friday, May 12, 2017 at home due to a sudden illness. Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 10:30 AM at St. John Lutheran Church in rural Tama with Pastor Catherine Burroughs officiating. Interment will follow at ...

Marie Loney, 90

Marie Loney, 90, of McCallsburg, Iowa passed away on Friday, May 12, 2017 at the Zearing Health Care Center surrounded by her loving family. Funeral services are pending at Fredregill Funeral Home in Zearing.

Jim Fuller, 67

Jim Fuller, 67, of Algona, passed away on May 12, 2017 at his home. Funeral services will be 10:30 AM Monday May 15th at the First United Methodist Church in Algona, with Rev. Steve Goshson officiating. Visitation will be 4:00 - 7:00 PM Sunday at the Lentz Funeral Home in Algona. James E. ...

James B. Fitz (Jim), 79

James B. Fitz (Jim), 79, of Melbourne, Iowa, passed away on the morning of Friday, May 12, 2017, at Mercy Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa. Jim was born spring 1938, in Marshalltown, Iowa, the son of Eugene and Hazel (Wehrman) Fitz. He was raised and educated in Van Cleve. He was proud of having ...