Funeral Service Announcements

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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Janet M. Crosby

Posted: Tuesday, July 5th, 2016 at 9:04 am

Services for 76 year-old Janet M. Crosby, of Pleasant Plain will be held at a later date. Her cremains will be buried in the Friends Cemetery in Pleasant Plain.

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William C. “Bill” Drish

Posted: Tuesday, July 5th, 2016 at 9:04 am

Funeral Mass for 91 year-old William C. “Bill” Drish, of Pleasant Plain, will be held at 10:30 A.M. Wednesday (7/6), at St. Joseph Catholic Church in East Pleasant Plain.

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Gary Gillette

Posted: Monday, July 4th, 2016 at 1:36 pm

Funeral Services for 73-year-old Gary Gillette of Muscatine will be Tuesday, July 3rd, 2016, at 11:00am at the Geo. M. Wittich-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services.

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Joyce Millice

Posted: Saturday, July 2nd, 2016 at 5:04 pm

Celebration Of Life Service for 74-year-old Joyce Ellen Millice of Wellman, will be 10:00 AM Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at Asbury United Methodist Church.

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Marion Jones

Posted: Saturday, July 2nd, 2016 at 5:03 pm


Celebration of life services for 92-year-old Marion Jones will be held in conjunction with her husband’s service at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday (7/6) at the Salem Welsh Presbyterian Church in rural Columbus City, Iowa.

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Dorothy Marshall

Posted: Friday, July 1st, 2016 at 6:39 pm

Graveside service for 91-year-old Dorothy Marshall of Muscatine, will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 6, 2016, at Muscatine Memorial Park Cemetery.

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Lester R. Jones

Posted: Thursday, June 30th, 2016 at 5:21 pm

Celebration of Life service for 97-year-old Lester R. Jones of Crawfordsville, will be held at 10:30am Wednesday, July 6th, 2016, at the Salem Welsh Presbyterian Church in rural Columbus City with Pastor Dottie Halverson officiating.

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Donald “Mose” Shafer

Posted: Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 at 5:03 am

Celebration of life services for 75 year old Donald L. “Mose” Shafer, of West Chester will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, (7/1) at the Jones & Eden Funeral Home.

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Melvin & Veva Herschberger

Posted: Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 at 4:59 am

Funeral Services for Melvin and Veva Herschberger will be held at 10:00 AM Friday, (7/1) at the Kalona Mennonite Church.

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