Funeral Service Announcements

Violet Chalupa

Posted: Monday, July 25th, 2016 at 5:58 am

Celebration of life services for 96-year old, Violet Chalupa, of rural Washington are pending at the Peterseim Funeral Home, Kalona.

Marianne Oveson

Posted: Saturday, July 23rd, 2016 at 8:39 pm

No services have been planned for 56 year-old Marianne Oveson of Muscatine. Cremation Rites have been facilitated by the FCS Life Transition Center located within Memorial Park Cemetery. The Geo. M. Wittch-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services is handling the arrangements.

Roger Dale Stout

Posted: Saturday, July 23rd, 2016 at 6:13 pm


Celebration of life services for 79-year-old Roger Dale Stout of Washington will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 26th at the First Christian Church in Washington with Pastor Colton Clay officiating.

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Paul Hochstedler

Posted: Saturday, July 23rd, 2016 at 1:46 pm

Funeral Services for 90-year-old Paul Hochstedler of Kalona will be 10:30 AM Tuesday (7/26) at the Salem Mennonite Church in rural Keota.

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Milan Nayadley

Posted: Tuesday, July 19th, 2016 at 3:25 pm

A celebration of life service for 90 year Milan Nayadley of West Chester will be held Thursday, July 21st at 1:00p.m. at the Peterseim Funeral Home in Kalona.

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Everette R. “Chinny” Sommer

Posted: Tuesday, July 19th, 2016 at 7:01 am

Funeral services for 93-year old Everette R. “Chinny” Sommer, of Winfield, formerly of Crawfordsville, will be Wednesday (7/20), at 11:00 a.m. at the Honts Funeral Home in Winfield.

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Kenneth Brenneman

Posted: Saturday, July 16th, 2016 at 10:55 am

Celebration Of Life Service for 86-year-old Kenneth Brenneman of Keota, will be held Tuesday, July 19, 2016, at 10:00 a.m. Holy Trinity Parish – St. Mary Catholic Church Keota.

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Grace Stanley

Posted: Friday, July 15th, 2016 at 6:03 pm

Funeral services for 73 year old Grace Stanley of Sigourney will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, July 18th at Powell Funeral Home in Sigourney.  

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Fern M. Clang

Posted: Friday, July 15th, 2016 at 12:01 pm

Celebration of life services for 84-year old Fern M. Clang, or Crawfordsville, will be held 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, (7/19) at the United Church of Crawfordsville.

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Barbara J. Arnold

Posted: Thursday, July 14th, 2016 at 3:51 pm

A graveside service for 88-year-old Barbara J. Arnold of Carlisle, formerly of Washington, will be held Thursday, July 21, 2016 at 10:00 am at the Fern Cliff Cemetery in rural Wayland.

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Darlene F. Miller

Posted: Wednesday, July 13th, 2016 at 9:07 am

A celebration of life for 88-year-old Darlene F. Miller, of Kalona will be held Saturday, (7/16) at 2:00 pm at the Lower Deer Creek Mennonite Church.

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Anna May (Fountain) Geyer

Posted: Wednesday, July 13th, 2016 at 7:29 am

A celebration of life for 87-year-old Anna May (Fountain) Geyer, of Kalona, will be held Saturday, (7/16) at 10:00 am at the Sharon Center United Methodist Church.

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Howard Yoder

Posted: Monday, July 11th, 2016 at 5:44 am

Celebration of Life Service for 91 year old Howard Ray Yoder, of Wellman will be at 10:30am Thursday, (7/14) at the West Union Mennonite Church in rural Parnell.

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Donald E. Libe

Posted: Monday, July 11th, 2016 at 5:44 am

Graveside services for 80-year-old Donald E. Libe, of Washington, will be held Friday (7/15) at 11:00 am at Elm Grove Cemetery in Washington.

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Nettie Fehlberg

Posted: Sunday, July 10th, 2016 at 11:51 am

Memorial Service 96-year-old Nettie Ada Fehlberg of Lagrange, Indiana formally of Wellman will be held at 10:30 on Friday, (7/15) at the Wellman Mennonite Church.

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James D. Swartzentruber

Posted: Saturday, July 9th, 2016 at 8:23 pm


Funeral Services for 62 year old James D. Swartzentruber of Richmond will be held Wednesday (7/13) at 10:00am at the Full Gospel Revival Center in Kalona.

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Elizabeth Ruth “Betty” Stephens

Posted: Saturday, July 9th, 2016 at 7:29 am

Celebration of life services for 96 year old Elizabeth Ruth “Betty” Stephens of Washington will be held Tuesday (7/12) 11:30 a.m. at the Jones/Eden Funeral Home in Washington. Interment will be held 10:30 a.m. Tuesday morning at Elm Grove Cemetery in Washington. Memorials have been established for Hospice of Washington County and the United Methodist Church.

Julia Jean “Julie” Zieser

Posted: Thursday, July 7th, 2016 at 12:09 pm

Celebration of life services for 63 year old Julia Jean “Julie” Zieser, of Washington, will be held 10:00 a.m. Saturday (7/9),  at Prairie Flower Baptist Church in rural Washington.  

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Irene M. Brenneman

Posted: Wednesday, July 6th, 2016 at 6:47 pm

A Memorial Service for 90-year-old Irene M. Brenneman of Kalona, will be held Saturday, (7/9) at 11:00am at the Kalona Mennonite Church.

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Jean Rath

Posted: Tuesday, July 5th, 2016 at 2:46 pm

Funeral services for 84-year-old Jean Rath formerly of Riverside will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday (7/8) at the Sorden-Lewis Funeral Home for Funeral and Cremation Services in Riverside.

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