Obituaries

Joyce L. Busse, 84

Funeral services for Joyce L. Busse, 84, of Marshalltown, IA, were held Friday, January 6, 2017, at First United Methodist Church with Pastor Craig Luttrell officiating. Mrs. Busse was laid to rest in Newark Township Cemetery in Vincent, IA. Pallbearers were Matthew Gatchel, Greg Lempke, Paul ...

Jean Simpson, 96

Jean Simpson, 96, of Marshalltown and formerly of Gilman, died on Thursday, January 5, 2017, at Hawkeye Care Center in Marshalltown. A celebration of her life will be held 1:00 p.m., Monday, January 9, 2017, at the Smith Funeral Home in Grinnell with Pastor Cheryl Ridenour and Pastor Ron Rice ...

Dennis Rector, 62

Dennis Rector, 62, of Bondurant, died early Friday morning, January 6th, 2017, at the Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Memorial services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 10th, at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home in Marshalltown. He will be laid to rest in the Riverside ...

Betty Giarratano, 93

A Mass of Christian Burial service for Betty Giarratano, 93, was held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, January 6, 2017, at St. Henry Catholic Church in Marshalltown with Father Don Czapla officiating. Organist was Marilyn Spafford with Christine Faas and Marge Ehrhardt as vocalists. Mrs. Giarratano was ...

Marie Robertson (Erikson), 86

Marie Robertson (Erikson), 86, of Marshalltown, passed way at Central Iowa HealthCare on January 3, 2017, surrounded by her family. Funeral services will be held on Saturday January 7, 2017, at 10:30 a.m. with a public visitation held an hour beforehand at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home. ...

Darrel Peterson, 76

Funeral services for Darrel Peterson, 76, of Marshalltown, IA, were held Thursday, January 5, 2017, at Mitchell Family Funeral Home with Pastor Gregg Davison officiating. Marcy Krull was the special speaker. Darrel was laid to rest in Riverside Cemetery. Pallbearers were John Jones, Pete ...

Jennie Belle Hill, 99

Jennie Stevens, 99, passed away January 4, 2017, at her home with her daughters by her side. A firm believer in medical science, Jennie donated her body for research. A memorial service and Celebration of her Life will be held at a later date. Memorials may be sent to: Jennie Stevens Memorial; ...

Steven Edwards, 42

Steven Edwards, 42, of Tama, departed this life on the night of Tuesday, January 3, 2017. A memorial gathering will be from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Monday, January 9, 2017, at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home in Marshalltown, Iowa. Memorials may be directed to the family to be designated at a ...

Beth L. Tigges, 95

Beth L. Tigges, 95, of Melbourne, IA, and a resident of Glenwood Place, in Marshalltown, IA passed away Tuesday, January 3, 2017, at the Iowa River Hospice Home, in Marshalltown. Visitation will be 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Friday, January 6, 2017, at Anderson Funeral Homes, 405 W. Main St., ...

Eva Crippen, 87

Eva Crippen, 87, of Iowa Falls, Iowa passed away Monday, January 2, 2017, at the Heritage Care Center in Iowa Falls. Memorial services for Eva Crippen will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, January 7, 2017, at The Linn’s Funeral Home Chapel, 1521 Washington Ave, Iowa Falls, Iowa 50126. Memorials may be ...

Dorothea Mae Nance, 93

Dorothea M. Nance, 93, of Eldora, Iowa died Tuesday, January 3, 2017, at Valley View Specialty Care in Eldora, Iowa while under the care of Care Initiatives Hospice. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, January 6, 2017, at Creps-Abels Funeral Home in Eldora, Iowa. Burial will ...

Lois “Jerry” Brown

Funeral services for Lois “Jerry” Brown, were held Wednesday, January 4 at Anderson Funeral Home, 405 W. Main St., Marshalltown. Pastor Cheryl Ridenour was the officiant for the services. Organist for the service was Burneta McRill. Soloist was Dorothy Keeler. Casket Bearers were: Even ...

Fern Olson

Memorial services for Fern Olson, of Marshalltown, Iowa, were held Tuesday, January 3, 2017, at Elim Lutheran Church in Marshalltown. Rev. Karen Cluts was officiant for the services. Carol Roush served as organist. Urn Bearers were: Chad Olson, Jared Olson, Jacob Burriola, and Joey ...

Beth Tigges, 95

Beth Tigges, 95, of Marshalltown, Iowa, passed away Tuesday, January 3, 2017, at the Iowa River Hospice Home in Marshalltown. Arrangements are pending at Anderson Funeral Home, 405 W. Main St., Marshalltown. Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonfhs.com

Darrel Peterson, 76

Darrel Peterson, 76, of Marshalltown, departed this life on the morning of Sunday, January 1st, 2017, at the Grandview Heights under the care of the Iowa River Hospice. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, January 5th, at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home with Pastor Gregg ...

Devon Andrew Erickson, 18

Devon Andrew Erickson, 18, of Grundy Center, Iowa, was taken from us on January 1, 2017. He died at Iowa Methodist Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa. Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Friday, January 6, 2017, at the Engelkes-Abels Funeral Home in Grundy Center. A funeral ...

Erma Norris, 98

Erma Norris, 98, passed away peacefully on December 26, 2016, with her daughter, Diana, by her side. Erma was born January 21, 1918, in Denison, Iowa. Her parents were James and Lillian Fisher. She married Charles Norris on February 6th, 1937, and to this union they had 2 daughters, Beverly and ...

Betty J. Giarratano, 92

Betty J. Giarratano, 92, of Marshalltown, Iowa, passed away Monday, January 2, 2017, at Southridge Specialty Care in Marshalltown. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m., Friday, January 6, 2017, at St. Henry Catholic Church in Marshalltown. Visitation will be from 4:30 p.m. until 6:30 ...

Jerald “Jerry” Thede, 41

Jerald “Jerry” Thede, 41, departed this life after a courageous battle with cancer. His death came peacefully at the Iowa River Hospice Home in Marshalltown on Sunday, January 1st, 2017, with family at his side. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, January 6, 2017, at the ...

Hilton Duane Pappas “Jack,” 91

Hilton Duane Pappas “Jack,” 91, of Gladbrook, passed away on Friday, December 30, 2016, at his home. A celebration of life will be held on Sunday, January 15, 2017, from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. at the Peace United Church of Christ in Gladbrook. For more information or to send a ...