Obituaries

Anona Margaret Arends, 97

Anona M. Arends, 97, of Grundy Center, Iowa died Saturday, February 17, 2018 at Arlington Place in Grundy Center, Iowa while under the care of Cedar Valley Hospice. A funeral service for Anona will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, February 22, 2018 at Colfax Center Presbyterian Church in ...

Kenna Kay Huffaker, 72

Kenna Kay Huffaker, 72, of Marshalltown, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa. Funeral services for “Kay” will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, February 22, 2018 at Mitchell Family Funeral Home with Pastor Jim Norem and Rob ...

Cohen Lee Dankbar

Cohen Lee Dankbar, gained his Angel wings on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at Unity Point Hospital in Marshalltown. Funeral services for Cohen will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at Mitchell FamilyFuneral Home with Father Don Czapla officiating. Public visitation will be ...

Eugene Damman, 94

Funeral Services for Eugene Damman, 94, of State Center, Iowa were held on February 16, 2018 at St. John United Church of Christ in Melbourne, Iowa. Pastor John Byrne officiated the service. Pallbearers were Jacy Large, Jenica Thompson, Jaia Fischer, Julie Kingland, JoelDamman and Brian Damman. ...

Marvyl Ann Clemens, 91

Marvyl Ann Clemens, 91, died February 15, 2018 at Oakview Nursing Home in Conrad, Iowa. Services will be held at the Union Community Church, Union Iowa with Rev. Rick Schill on Thursday February 22, 2018 at 10:30. Visitation February 21, from 5-7 at the Union Community Church. Memorials may be ...

Ann Marie (nee McAlister) Polley, 89

Ann Marie (nee McAlister) Polley, 89, of Tonawanda, NY, passed away February 10, 2018. Beloved wife of the late Richard L. Polley; loving daughter of the late J.M. and Leona McAlister; adored mother of Rebecca (Jeffrey) Landis, Scott (Helene) Polley and Steven (Ilene) Polley; treasured ...

Donald D. Hennessy, 80

Donald D. Hennessy, 80, of Toledo, passed away on Wednesday, February 14, 2018, at his home in Toledo under the care of Grinnell Regional Hospice. A Memorial Visitation will be held Saturday, February 17, 2018, from 4 -7 PM at Kruse-Phillips Funeral Home in Tama. Private interment will be ...

Albert “Al” Ray Johnson

Albert “Al” Ray Johnson, of Durango, CO, formerly of Union, IA, passed February 5, 2018, in Durango, CO. Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, March 3, 2018, at Bangor Liberty Friends Church. Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Friday, March 2, 2018, at Anderson ...

Gene C. Kelley, 83

Gene C. Kelley, 83, of Tipton, died Thursday, February 15, 2018. Arrangements are pending with Fry Funeral Home, Tipton.

Mary V. Goecke, 94

Mary V. Goecke, 94, of Marshalltown, Iowa, passed away peacefully on February 14, 2018, at State Center Specialty Care in State Center, Iowa, while under the care of Iowa River Hospice. Funeral Services for Mary will be held on Monday, February 19, 2018, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Henry’s ...

Keith Duane Helmers, 75

Keith Duane Helmers, 75, of Ackley, Iowa, passed away Tuesday February 13, 2018, at his home in Ackley. No services will be held for Keith Helmers at this time. The Linn’s Funeral Home in Ackley is helping the family with arrangements. 641-847-2569 linns@linnsfuneralhome.com

Robert D. Stewart, 96

Robert D. Stewart, 96, of Marshalltown, IA, passed away Tuesday, February 13, 2018, at State Center Specialty Care in State Center, IA. A private burial service was held. Memorial Services will be held at a later date. Arrangements are entrusted to Anderson Funeral Homes of Marshalltown. Online ...

Kenna Kay Huffaker, 72

Kenna Kay Huffaker, 72, of Marshalltown, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, February 13, 2018, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa. Funeral services for “Kay” will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, February 22, 2018, at Mitchell Family Funeral Home with Pastor Jim Norem and ...

Cathy Balmer

The kind spirited, loving wife, mother and grandmother to many, Cathy Balmer passed away on, Tuesday, February 13, 2018, at Mary Greeley Hospital and Clinics in Ames, Iowa. Funeral services will be on Monday, February 19, 2018, at the Green Mountain Church of Christ at 1:30 p.m. ...

Dorothy J. “Dottie” Harrison, 92

Dorothy J. “Dottie” Harrison, 92, of Marshalltown, IA, passed away on Monday, February 12, 2018, at the Iowa River Hospice Home in Marshalltown. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday, February 17, 2018, at St. Henry’s Catholic Church in Marshalltown. Visitation will be ...

R. Michael Andersen, 81

Mike Andersen passed away on Feb. 12, 2018, after a brief illness in Green Valley, Arizona. Mike was born on July 14, 1936, in Des Moines, Iowa, to Robert L. and Virginia (Twitchell Hatcher) Andersen. He graduated from North High School in Des Moines and went on to major in Agronomy at ...

William Yocum, 86

William Yocum, 86, longtime St. Anthony farmer, died Sunday evening, February 11, at the Zearing Healthcare Center. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, February 17, at St. Gabriel’s Catholic Church in Zearing with Fr. Rick Dagit as celebrant. He will be laid to rest ...

Velma Aleta Katzer Sheller (McWilliams)

Velma Aleta Katzer Sheller (McWilliams) was born to Thomas Hugh and Martha (Hodges) McWilliams on May 13, 1919, in their farm home east of Marshalltown. She attended the country school. In 1921, they moved to Green Mountain district. Later they moved to Clemons on a family farm. She ...

Daniel Lance Hofer III

Daniel Lance Hofer III has left us for his Heavenly Home, February 10, 2018, at the University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City. He passed a few days prior to his due date. There were no complications with the pregnancy. Mourning his loss are his parents Angela Marie Teresa (Bills) and ...

Camelia Mowrey, 85

Funeral services for Camelia Mowrey, 85, of Marshalltown, Iowa, were held on February 14, 2018, at the First Baptist Church. Pastor Jason Boyd and Pastor Mark Boyd officiated the service. Special music was played by Jan Randall. Pallbearers were Quin Elliott, Cole Elliott, Kane Elliott, ...