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Obituaries

Mary M. “Sally” White, 94 1/2

Mary M. “Sally” White, 94 1/2, left this earthly life on the morning of Sunday, August 11, 2019, at the Iowa River Hospice Home with family at her side. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Friday, August 16th, at St. Francis of Assisi Parish-St. Mary Church, 9 West ...

Charles Gummert, 82

A Funeral service for Charles Gummert, 82, of Quarry, Iowa, was held on August 12, 2019, at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home. Pastor Rick Bachman officiated the service. Special music was performed by Charles Hrnicek. Pallbearers were Jim Lutes, Joe Lutes, Brian Hatch, Mike Jensen, Nick ...

Donald K. Schulze, 95

Donald K. Schulze, age 95 passed away on August 9th, 2019. There will be a gathering from 1 -2:00 p.m. Thursday August 15, at Northminster Presbyterian Church, 1416 20th Street, Ames, in the fireside room with a 2:00 p.m. Memorial service in the Founders Chapel, at Northminster Presbyterian ...

Ellen S. Johnson, 88

Ellen S. Johnson, 88, entered into eternal peace on May 3, 2019. Ellen is survived by her two sons John and his wife Jennie (Coeur d’Alene, ID) and Bruce and his wife Lori (Marshalltown, IA). She loved and enjoyed spending time with her six grandchildren. Ellen also was blessed with six great ...

Caitlin Christine Lutes, 31

Funeral Services for Caitlin Christine Lutes, 31, were held 10:30 a.m., Saturday, August 10, 2019, at Anderson Funeral Homes, Marshalltown, IA. Rev. Darren Young officiated the service. Pianist Deloris Zesch performed. Vocalist Karissa Young performed “Great is Thy Faithfulness”. ...

Mavis F. Brown, 88

Funeral Services for Mavis F. Brown, 88, were held 2:00 p.m., Saturday, August 10, 2019, at Anderson Funeral Homes, Marshalltown, IA. Rev. John Whitehead officiated the service. Special music was performed by Organist Jan Randall. Congregational Hymn was “Hymn of Promise”. Casket ...

Gerald “J.J.” Johnson, 88

Gerald “J.J.” Johnson, 88, of Marshalltown, IA, passed away peacefully Wednesday, August 7, 2019, at the Iowa River Hospice Home in Marshalltown. Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, August 13, 2019, at Anderson Funeral Homes in Marshalltown. Visitation will be 9:30 a.m., until the ...

John Alois Vajgert, 80

John Alois Vajgert, 80, of Marshalltown, passed from this earthly life peacefully on the morning of Thursday, August 8th, with his family at his side. John passed away in the care of the Iowa River Hospice Home in Marshalltown. His family greatly appreciates the care he received from Carrie, ...

June Faye Bear “KiWeTa”, 72

June Faye Bear “KiWeTa”, 72, of Tama, passed away Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at Sunny Hill Care Center in Tama. A Traditional Graveside Service will be held Friday, August 9, 2019 at 2:00 PM at the Meskwaki Cemetery on the Meskwaki Settlement with Larry Lasley Sr. as speaker. A Traditional ...

Gerald Johnson, 88

Gerald Johnson, 88, of Marshalltown, IA, passed away Wednesday, August 7, 2019, at the Iowa River Hospice Home in Marshalltown. Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, August 13, 2019, at Anderson Funeral Homes in Marshalltown. Visitation will be 9:30 a.m., until the time of the services, ...

Ronald E. Hilderbrand

Services for Ronald E. Hilderbrand were held 10:30 a.m., Thursday, August 8, 2019 at Anderon Funeral Homes with Rev. Greg Ellcey officiating. He was born August 6, 1948 and died August 4, 2019. Following the services, all were invited to join the family for a luncheon at the American Legion, ...

Caitlin Lutes, 31

Caitlin Lutes, 31, of Charlotte, NC, and whose family originates from Gilman, IA, was a beloved daughter, sister, granddaughter, niece, cousin and friend and left this world unexpectedly on Sunday, August 4, 2019, at Atrium Health of the Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, NC. Funeral ...

Bryce Preston Millikan, 62

Bryce Preston Millikan was born December 9, 1956, to Dorothy and Dean Millikan. The youngest of six, Bryce appreciated a hard day’s work. He was employed by a country vet while he attended Bedford High School and later learned the farming business at Central Iowa Farm Store, where he was ...

Delbert Dean Corwin, 85

Delbert Dean Corwin, 85, of Marshalltown, passed away on Tuesday, August 6, 2019, at Grundy Memorial Hospital in Grundy Center, under the care of Cedar Valley Hospice. Funeral services for Delbert will be held on Friday, August 9, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home in ...

Mavis F. Brown, 88

Mavis F. Brown, 88, of Marshalltown, IA, passed away Sunday, August 4, 2019, at the Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown. Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Saturday, August 10, 2019, at Anderson Funeral Homes in Marshalltown. Visitation will be an hour and a half prior to the service, from ...

Gerald Johnson, 88

Gerald Johnson, 88, of Marshalltown, IA, passed away Wednesday, August 7, 2019, at the Iowa River Hospice Home in Marshalltown. Arrangements are pending at Anderson Funeral Homes in Marshalltown. Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonfhs.com.

Travis Thornton, 47

Travis Thornton, 47, of Baxter, passed away on Sunday, August 4, 2019, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa. A celebration of life will be held on Thursday, August 8, 2019, at Bethany United Church of Christ in Baxter, Iowa, from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. A private family burial will be held at a ...

Virginia (Ginny) Anderson, 66

Virginia (Ginny) Anderson, 66, of Ames, passed away on August 6, 2019. She was born on September 15, 1952, in Fort Dodge to the late Ralph and LaVonna Struthers. She graduated from West Bend High School in 1970. She spent much of her adult life raising her three sons, working as the Salem ...

Bryce Preston Millikan, 62

Bryce Preston Millikan was born December 9, 1956, to Dorothy and Dean Millikan. The youngest of six, Bryce appreciated a hard day’s work. He was employed by a country vet while he attended Bedford High School and later learned the farming business at Central Iowa Farm Store, where he was ...

Michael (Mike) Ray Brown, 57

Michael (Mike) Ray Brown, 57, of Holiday Lake, Iowa, was called to God on July 30, 2019. He was born November 27, 1961, in Houston, Missouri, to Tom and Merna Brown. Mike grew up in Gladbrook, Iowa, where he attended school, then later joined the Army, where he served from 1980-1982. After ...