Obituaries

Dona Jean Olson

Dona Jean Olson, 94, of Marshalltown, IA, passed away Sunday, May 19, 2019, at Bickford of Marshalltown. Arrangements are pending with Anderson Funeral Homes in Marshalltown. Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonfhs.com

Christian Paul Maxon, 8

Christian Paul Maxon, 8, of Marshalltown, passed away on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at Blank Children’s Hospital in Des Moines. Funeral services for Christian will be held on Monday, May 20, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. at New Hope Christian Church in Marshalltown. Visitation will be on Sunday, May 19, ...

L. Gene Anderson, 80

L. Gene Anderson, 80, died October 13, 2018, at his home in Wilmington, NC, after a brief illness. Originally from Marshalltown, Iowa, he was a graduate of the Marshalltown High School class of ‘56. Gene began his career in journalism as a young reporter in Iowa in the 1950’s. He began as ...

Rose Marie Arthur, 96

Rose Marie Arthur, 96, of Marshalltown passed away peacefully on May 17, 2019 at Grandview Heights under the care of Iowa River Hospice with her family by her side. A celebration of life will be held for Rose Marie on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Mitchell Family Funeral ...

George Keen, 91

George Keen, 91, of Marshalltown, IA, passed away Thursday, May 16, 2019, at UnityPoint Health in Marshalltown. Memorial Services will be 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at Elim Lutheran Church in Marshalltown. Visitation will be 1:00 p.m., until the time of the services, at the church. ...

Billy Marvin Rankin, 80

Billy Marvin Rankin, 80, of Melbourne, died on Wednesday, January 23, 2019, at State Center Specialty Care from COPD complications. A graveside committal service will be held 10:00 a.m., Saturday, May 25, 2019, at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Cincinnati, IA. Survivors include his two sons: ...

Christian Paul Maxon, 8

Christian Paul Maxon, 8, of Marshalltown, passed away on Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at Blank Children’s Hospital in Des Moines. Funeral services for Christian will be held on Monday, May 20, 2019, at 1:30 p.m. at New Hope Christian Church in Marshalltown. Visitation will be on Sunday, May 19, ...

Robert Gale

Robert Gale passed away in the comfort of his own home on May 14, 2019. Staying true to Robert’s wishes cremation rites will be performed with no formal services. He will be laid to rest at the Riverside Cemetery in Marshalltown, next to his wife. For condolences, please visit ...

George Keen, 91

George Keen, 91, of Marshalltown, IA, passed away Thursday, May 16, 2019, at UnityPoint Health in Marshalltown. Arrangements are pending with Anderson Funeral Homes. Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonfhs.com.

Doris J. Niemantsverdriet, 96

Funeral services for Doris J. Niemantsverdriet, 96, were held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 16, 2019, at the Journey Church, Marshalltown, IA. Rev. Jacob Rahrig officiated the service with special music provided by organist Marla Grossman and vocalist Sally Mills. Casket bearers were ...

Jack W. Johnson, 73

Jack W. Johnson, 73, of Phoenix, AZ, formerly of Marshalltown and Green Mountain, passed away on April 30 at the Hospice of the Valley in Phoenix. Survivors include his loving sister Martha Jane Benbow, brother-in-law Don Benbow; step-sons Jerry Flohrs and Harold Flohrs, two nephews, two ...

Rodney L. Gale, “Rod” 53

Rodney L. Gale, “Rod” 53, of Marshalltown, Iowa, passed away on the morning of Sunday, May 12, 2019, in the comfort of his own home. Following Rod’s wishes, cremation rites have been accorded. Memorial services for Rod will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 16, 2019, at Mitchell ...

Delbert and Darlene Eakins

Joint funeral services for Delbert Eakins, 79 and Geneva “Darlene” Eakins, 77, of Le Grand, were held on May 14, 2019, at the Ferguson Christian Bible Church. Pastor Darren Young officiated the service and special music was performed by Deloris Zesch and Alan Mullikin. Pallbearers were ...

Ruth Anna Hoing, 91

Ruth Anna Hoing, 91, of Alden, Iowa, passed away May 13, 2019, at the Hansen Family Hospital in Iowa Falls, Iowa. The family will not be having public services for Ruth Hoing. The Linn’s Funeral Home is helping the family with arrangements and further information and online condolences can ...

Ervin Bohnstengel, 97

A funeral service for Ervin L. “Bonnie” Bohnstengel, 97, of Clutier and Tama-Toledo, was held on May 11, 2019, at the St. Patrick Catholic Church in Tama, Iowa. Father Michael Mescher officiated the service and special music was performed by Carolyn Bohnstengel and Anna Upah. ...

Coralynn Vis (Huff), 80

A funeral service for Coralynn Vis (Huff), 80, of Marshalltown, was held on May 8, 2019, at the Le Grand Friends Church. Pastor Alan Mullikin officiated the service. Special music was performed by Arlene Selby and Alison Vis. Pallbearers were Tony Vis, Dusty Vis, Kyle Grossman, Christian ...

Marlys Montz, 80

A Memorial Service for Marlys Montz, 80, of Marshalltown, was held on May 13, 2019, at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home. Pastor Nan Smith officiated the service. Honorary pallbearers were Aaron Richardson, Kendra Montz, Megan Denton, Sonya Richardson, and Damon Denton. Groups in ...

Franzene DuToit, 90

Franzene DuToit, 90, of Lakewood Ranch, Florida, former longtime resident of Marshalltown, died Friday, April 5, 2019, at her home under Hospice Care. Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home in Marshalltown with Pastor ...

Yvonne M. Miller

Yvonne Marie Miller passed away Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at West View Care Center in Indianola, IA. She was 97. Born Yvonne Marie Stevens, December 28, 1921, she was the only child of Fay Albert Stevens and Mildred Hazel (Carter) Stevens, of Milwaukee, WI. Soon after, the family moved to ...

Laurel Edens

Laurel “Laurie” Edens, formerly of Marshalltown, died as a result of an automobile accident in Ft. Myers, FL on February 21st, 2019. Laurie is survived by her husband, William “Bill” Edens. She is also survived by her children: Todd, Aaron (Mary Kay) and James Chambers; step ...