Funeral Service Announcements

Carol Lee Mitchell

Posted: Saturday, March 16th, 2013 at 9:25 am

Funeral services for 52-year-old Carol Lee Mitchell of Coralville

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Mary Brenneman

Posted: Friday, March 15th, 2013 at 3:00 pm

Funeral service for 102-year-old Mary Brenneman of Kalona will be held 1:30 pm Tuesday at the Fairview Conservative Mennonite Church in rural Kalona. Burial will be in the Fairview Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 2-8 pm on Monday at the Yoder-Powell Funeral Home in Kalona. A memorial fund has been established for Fairview Conservative Mennonite Church, Iowa City Hospice, and Pleasantview Home.

Dean Richard

Posted: Tuesday, March 12th, 2013 at 10:54 pm

Funeral services for 63-year-old Dean Richard of Lone Tree

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Russell Kempf

Posted: Tuesday, March 12th, 2013 at 1:19 pm

A celebration of life for 94-year-old Russell Kempf, of Williamsburg, formerly of Wellman, will be held Monday, March 18, at 11:30 a.m. at the Peterseim Funeral Home in Kalona. The body will be cremated following the service. Visitation will be held prior to the service from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. A memorial fund has been established for the Highland Ridge Care Center and the Wellman Asbury United Methodist Church.

Farrel E. Rees

Posted: Monday, March 11th, 2013 at 5:01 pm
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Funeral services for 80-year-old Farrel E. Rees of Columbus Junction

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Frances M. Boese

Posted: Monday, March 11th, 2013 at 4:43 pm

A celebration of life for 84-year-old Frances M. Boese of Mt. Pleasant

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Thomas E. English

Posted: Monday, March 11th, 2013 at 8:31 am

Celebration of life services for 88-year-old Thomas E. English of Washington will be held Friday (3/15) at 10:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church with Pastor Jim Stiles officiating.

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Frances Boese

Posted: Sunday, March 10th, 2013 at 2:00 pm

Funeral services are pending for 84 year-old Frances M Boese of Mt. Pleasant. The Beatty Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Rolin “Rod” Whitmire

Posted: Sunday, March 10th, 2013 at 6:40 am

Memorial services for 76 year old Rolin “Rod” Whitmire of Sigourney, will be held at 11:00 a. m. on Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at Lancaster Christian Church in rural Sigourney. Burial will be at Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Sigourney at a later date. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church.
A memorial fund has been established for the family. Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Sigourney is caring for Rod and his family. Condolences may be e-mailed at www.powellfuneralhomes.com under obituaries.

Patricia Johnson

Posted: Thursday, March 7th, 2013 at 5:00 pm
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Funeral services for 61-year-old Patricia Johnson, of rural Columbus Junction

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Vyrle Grout

Posted: Thursday, March 7th, 2013 at 2:31 pm

Ninety-one year old Vyrle Grout of rural Riverside has passed away. The body has been cremated and per her requests there will be no services. A memorial fund for the South Sharon Grout Cemetery and Hospice of Washington County has been established. Memorials may be sent to the Peterseim Funeral Home, Kalona.

Edward J. Hough

Posted: Thursday, March 7th, 2013 at 8:23 am

Funeral services for 98-year-old Edward J. Hough of Washington will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, March 11, at the West Chester United Methodist Church with Pastor Marlene Janssen officiating.

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Gerald Fankhauser

Posted: Thursday, March 7th, 2013 at 8:23 am

Funeral service arrangements are pending for 86 year-old Gerald Fankhauser, of Washington at the Beatty Funeral Home.

Esther Birney

Posted: Wednesday, March 6th, 2013 at 11:55 am

Funeral services for 90-year-old Esther Birney of Washington will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at the United Methodist Church with Ilene Schnicker officiating. General calling hours will be held at the Jones & Eden Funeral home from noon until 5 p.m. Friday. Visitation will be held from noon until 2 p.m. on Saturday at the United Methodist Church where the family will be present to receive friends from 1 until 2 p.m. Burial will take place at the Elm Grove Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the United Methodist Church, the Halcyon House Good Samaritan Fund or Washington County 4-H.

Lucille Reighard

Posted: Wednesday, March 6th, 2013 at 8:33 am

Funeral services for 81 year-old Lucille Reighard of Washington will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. James Catholic Church in Washington with Father Troy Richmond officiating. General calling hours are to be held from noon until 5 p.m. tomorrow (3/8) at the Jones and Eden Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. tomorrow in Tobin Hall at St. James Church. A prayer service will begin at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow (3/8) at St. James Catholic Church. Interment will take place at the Elm Grove Cemetery in Washington. A general memorial has been established.

Kathrin Lieberknecht

Posted: Monday, March 4th, 2013 at 5:03 pm

Funeral services for 98-year-old Kathrin Lieberknecht of Columbus Junction will be held 11am, Monday, March 11th at the Stacy-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services in Columbus Junction. Visitation will be held from 10 until the time of service. A time of food and fellowship will follow the service. Burial will be in the Indian Creek Cemetery.

Leona Yoder

Posted: Saturday, March 2nd, 2013 at 4:22 pm

Graveside Services for 87 year-old Leona Ferne Yoder of Kalona will be at 10 am Wednesday  in the East Union Cemetery.

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Henry Fowler

Posted: Friday, March 1st, 2013 at 9:11 am

Funeral arrangements are pending for 65 year old Henry Fowler of Sigourney.

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Edna Mae “Marnie” Simmering

Posted: Thursday, February 28th, 2013 at 7:39 pm

A celebration of life for 88 year old Edna Mae “Marnie” Simmering of Washington

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Raymond Howsare

Posted: Thursday, February 28th, 2013 at 9:04 am

Celebration of life services for 95-year-old Raymond Howsare, of Indianola, formerly of Crawfordsville, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 2, at the United Church of Crawfordsville.

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