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Obituaries

Aina M. Golly, 86

Aina M. Golly, 86, of Zearing, passed away on Monday, September 2, 2019, at the Zearing Health Care Center in Zearing, Iowa. A mass of Christian burial is pending at Fredregill Funeral & Cremation Care in Zearing, Iowa.

Dorothy Mae Ervin, 87

Dorothy Mae Ervin, 87, passed away August 31, 2019 in the Iowa Methodist Critical Care Unit after a brief illness. Dorothy was born in Hardin County to Chester and Irene (Sash) Ervin on June 8, 1932, the third of seven children. She was raised in Marshall County attending Laurel Consolidated ...

Danette Ina Whitebreast, 52

Danette Ina Whitebreast, 52, of Tama, passed away on Friday, August 30, 2019 at Mary Greeley Medical Center in Ames. A Traditional Graveside Service will be held Sunday, September 1, 2019 at 2:00 PM at the Meskwaki Cemetery on the Meskwaki Settlement with Larry Lasley Sr. as speaker. A ...

Michael Petersohn, 77

A Mass of Christian Burial was held for Michael Petersohn, 77, of Marshalltown, at St. Francis of Assisi Parish – St. Henry Church on August 30, 2019. Father Alan Dietzenbach officiated the service and special music was performed by Karen Mroz and Mike Miriovsky. Pallbearers were Lanny ...

Allen Stevens, 57

Allen Stevens, 57, of Marshalltown, Iowa was called back to Heaven on August 30, 2019 at Mary Greeley Medical Center in Ames, with his wife and dear friends at his side. A celebration of life for Allen will be held at a later date under the direction of his family. Memorials in Allen’s name ...

Marlene M. Wiebensohn, 85

Funeral services for Marlene M. Wiebensohn, 85, were held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, August 30, 2019, at Peace United Church of Christ, Gladbrook, IA, with Rev. Joseph Hackett officiating. Special music was provided by organist June Bessman with vocalist Garrison Starr singing, “Go Rest High on ...

Marlene M. Wiebensohn, 85

Marlene M. Wiebensohn, 85, of Gladbrook, IA, passed away Wednesday, August 28, 2019, at Westbrook Acres in Gladbrook under the care of Iowa River Hospice. Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Friday, August 30, 2019, at Peace United Church of Christ in Gladbrook. Visitation will be 12:30 p.m., ...

Harry Lee Braye, 78

Harry Lee Braye, 78, of Tama, passed away Thursday, August 29, 2019, at the Iowa River Hospice Home in Marshalltown. A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, September 7, 2019, from 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM at the Fraternal Order of Eagles in Tama. Interment will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery in ...

Michael Petersohn, 77

Michael Petersohn, 77, of Marshalltown, stepped foot on heaven’s golf course on the morning of Thursday, August 22, at the Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines with his family at his side. He was a man of many names including Mikey, Pedro and Pete and of course, Mike. A Mass of Christian ...

Amy Williams, 31

Amy Williams, 31, of Marshalltown, Iowa, passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 24, 2019, at the Iowa River Hospice Home with her loving family by her side. Following Amy’s wishes, cremation rites have been accorded. Memorial services for Amy are under the direction of her family and ...

Kathryn Thompson, 88

A Funeral service for Kathryn Ann Thompson, 88, of Marshalltown, was held at New Hope Christian Church on August 27, 2019. Pastor Kerry Jech officiated the service. Pallbearers were Dustin DeVries, Jesse DeVries, Aaron Arment, Joshua Arment and Alex Thompson. Groups in attendance included ...

James “Jim” Snyder, 69

James “Jim” Snyder, 69, of Marshalltown passed away at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City on August 26, 2019. A funeral mass will be held for Jim at St. Francis of Assisi Parish-Saint Mary Church at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, August 29. A Visitation will be held one ...

Charles Berthold Hanson, 84

Charles Berthold Hanson, 84, of Bellingham, WA, died at 10:10 PM Friday, August 16, 2019, at Peace Health St. Joseph’s Hospital in Bellingham, Washington. Born April 10, 1935, in Fort Dodge, Iowa, he was the son of Albert Hanson and Emily Halfpap Hanson. He married Norma Cavell on October ...

Barbara J. Halverson, 73

Mass of Christian Burial was conducted at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 27,2019, at St. Francis of Assisi-St. Mary Catholic Church in Marshalltown, IA. Father Alan Dietzenbach officiated the Mass with special music provided by organist Marilyn Spafford. Interment was in Riverside ...

Louis J. Kunch, 93

Mass of Christian Burial for Louis J. Kunch, 93, was conducted at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, August 26, 2019, at St. Francis of Assisi-St. Henry Catholic Church, Marshalltown, IA. Father Michael McAndrew officiated the service with special music provided by organist Marilyn Spafford and vocalist Dan ...

Eunice Gilgen, 92

A Funeral service for Eunice Gilgen, 92, of Marshalltown, was held on August 24, 2019, at Hope United Methodist Church. Pastor Gregory Ellcey officiated the service. Special music was performed by Alaina Dunham, John Devlin and Jerry Newswander. Pallbearers were Tom Dunham, Wes Dunham, Mark ...

Michael Petersohn, 77

Michael Petersohn, 77, of Marshalltown, stepped foot on heaven’s golf course on the morning of Thursday, August 22, at the Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines with his family at his side. He was a man of many names including Mikey, Pedro and Pete and of course, Mike. A Mass of Christian ...

Helen Degner

Helen may have been small of stature, but she was big in personality! Helen Degner was one of the greatest artists to live in central Iowa, having sold her artwork all over the world. She lifted her last brush and stitched her last wall hanging on August 23, 2019. Her creative mind was ...

Mary Margaret Hoogland, 79

Mary Margaret Hoogland, 79, of Iowa Falls, Iowa passed away Saturday, August 24, 2019, at the Scenic Manor Nursing Home in Iowa Falls. Funeral services for Mary Hoogland will be 10:30 am Friday, August 30, 2019 at the Immanuel Lutheran Church; 313 Lee Lane; Iowa Falls, IA 50126. Visitation will ...

Kathryn Ann (Richard) Thompson, 88

Kathryn Ann (Richard) Thompson, age 88, of Marshalltown, passed away with the love of her family at her bedside on the evening of Friday, August 23rd, at the Unitypoint Health, Marshalltown. Funeral services will be held at 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 27th, at the New Hope Christian Church, ...