Funeral Service Announcements

Nicholaus F. “Nick” Gevock

Posted: Thursday, August 6th, 2015 at 11:55 am

Mass of the resurrection for 80-year-old Nicholaus F. “Nick” Gevock of Washington will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday (8/8) at St. James Catholic Church in Washington.

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Thelma L. Horsey

Posted: Wednesday, August 5th, 2015 at 5:14 am

Celebration of life services for 106-year-old Thelma L. Horsey of Washington will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday (8/7) at the Beatty Funeral Home in Washington.

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Gwendolyn Luers

Posted: Monday, August 3rd, 2015 at 11:07 pm

Funeral services for 93 year old Gwendolyn Luers of North English, formerly of Keota, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday (8/7) at the Bethel United Methodist Church in rural Sigourney.

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Mary Elva Ropp

Posted: Friday, July 31st, 2015 at 7:48 pm

A memorial service for 80-year-old Mary Elva (Swartzendruber) Ropp of Kalona

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Howard “Junior” Custer

Posted: Friday, July 31st, 2015 at 11:42 am

Celebration of life services for 86 year old Howard “Junior” Custer of Washington will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday (8/6) at Jones Eden Funeral Home in Washington.

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Mary Elva Ropp

Posted: Thursday, July 30th, 2015 at 11:10 pm
Arrangements for a celebration of life service for 80-year-old Mary Elva Ropp of Kalona is pending at the Peterseim Funeral Home in Kalona.

Carol S. Davis

Posted: Thursday, July 30th, 2015 at 5:14 pm

A memorial service for 65-year-old Carol S. Davis of Kalona, formerly of Wayland

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Francisco J. Sanchez

Posted: Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 at 6:13 pm

No services are scheduled for 81-year-old Francisco J. Sanchez of Columbus Junction

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Edward S. Massey

Posted: Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 at 6:07 pm

Funeral services for 90-year-old Edward S. Massey of Columbus Junction

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Anthony “Tony” Nunez

Posted: Tuesday, July 28th, 2015 at 9:55 am

Funeral services for 19-year-old Anthony “Horsechild” Nunez of Muscatine will be held Friday (7/31) at St. Mary & Mathias Catholic Church. Visitation will be held Thursday (7/30) from 3 to 7 p.m. at George M. Wittich-Lewis Funeral Home. Following the burial a time of food and fellowship will be held at Gannon Hall at St. Mary & Mathias Catholic Church.

June Donkersloot

Posted: Monday, July 27th, 2015 at 2:12 pm

Funeral services for 91 year old June Donkersloot of Pella will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday (7/30) at the Third Reformed Church Chapel in Pella.

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Bertha Gretter

Posted: Saturday, July 25th, 2015 at 2:34 pm

Funeral Mass for 91 year old Bertha Gretter formerly of Williamsburg and Harper will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, July 28, 2015, at Holy Trinity Parish – St. Mary Catholic Church in Keota. Burial will be at Holy Trinity Cemeteries – St. Elizabeth Cemetery in Harper. Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Monday, July 27, 2015, at the church, where there will be a wake service at4:00 p.m.

A memorial fund has been established for Hospice Compassus. Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Keota is caring for Bertha and her family. Tributes may be left at www.powellfuneralhomes.

Charles “Chuck” B. Gingerich

Posted: Friday, July 24th, 2015 at 4:10 pm

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A Graveside Service for Charles “Chuck” B Gingerich will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, August 1, 2015 in the Wellman Cemetery in Wellman.  There will be no visitation.  The Powell Funeral Home in Wellman is in charge of the arrangements.

Janet I. Buck

Posted: Friday, July 24th, 2015 at 3:32 pm

A celebration of life for Janet I. Buck, 73, of Ainsworth, Iowa

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Kenneth D. (Kenny) Hochstedler

Posted: Friday, July 24th, 2015 at 12:55 pm


Celebration of Life Service for Kenneth D. (Kenny) Hochstedler of Kalona

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Janet Buck

Posted: Friday, July 24th, 2015 at 10:04 am

Funeral services for 73-year-old Janet Buck of Ainsworth is pending with the Beatty Funeral Home in Washington.

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Kenneth D. Hochstedler

Posted: Thursday, July 23rd, 2015 at 3:13 pm

Funeral services for 80-year-old Kenneth D. Hochstedler of Kalona are pending at the Yoder-Powell Funeral Home in Kalona.

Betty A. Bitting

Posted: Thursday, July 23rd, 2015 at 3:12 pm

Funeral services for 94-year-old Betty A. Bitting of Crawfordsville,

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Voncile Burton Henderson

Posted: Tuesday, July 21st, 2015 at 7:12 am

Celebration of life service for 95-year-old Voncile Burton Henderson of Apple Valley, Minnesota, formerly of Washington and Keota, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday (7/24) at Powell Funeral Home in Keota.

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Cleo Baughman

Posted: Saturday, July 18th, 2015 at 12:29 pm

Funeral service for 91 year old Cleo Baughman of Washington will be held at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 21, 2015, at Powell Funeral Home in Keota. Burial will be at Giles Memory Gardens in Pulaski, Tennessee. Visitation will be from 2:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, at the funeral home. A memorial fund has been established for the family. Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Keota is caring for Cleo and his family. Tributes may be left at www.powellfuneralhomes.com.