Funeral Service Announcements

Kenneth Ford McFarlan

Posted: Tuesday, December 18th, 2012 at 6:08 pm

Kenneth Ford McFarlan, age 92, of What Cheer, died Tuesday, December 18, 2012, at the Manor House Care Center in Sigourney.

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Douglas Duane Farrier

Posted: Monday, December 17th, 2012 at 1:54 pm

Memorial service for 55 year old Douglas Duane Farrier of Mesa, Arizona formerly of Washington is being held at the Beatty Funeral Home Saturday, December 29th at noon. Visitation will be held from 10 to the time of the service. Burial will follow the service at the Brighton Hillcrest Cemetery in Brighton. In lieu of flowers memorial may be made to the Brighton United Church of Brighton, Iowa. The Beatty Funeral is handling the arrangements.

Elvin Shafer

Posted: Sunday, December 16th, 2012 at 9:20 am

Funeral Services for 90 year-old Elvin Shafer of St. Louis, Missouri, formerly of Washington will be at 10:00 Wednesday  morning at the Beatty Funeral Home in Washington.

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Max M White Jr

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2012 at 7:23 am
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Celebration of life services for 85 year old Max M White Jr of Washington, formerly of Ainsworth is being held at 1pm Sunday at the Jones & Eden Funeral Home. Visitation will begin at noon Saturday at the funeral home where the family will receive friends from 2 to 5pm. Interment will take place at the Oregon Township Cemetery in Ainsworth with military honors conducted by Ainsworth American Legion Post 351 and Washington American Legion Post 29.  In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to Hospice of Washington County or Wounded Warrior Project (www.woundedwarriorproject.org).  Online condolences may be sent for Max’s family through the web at www.jonesfh.com.

Brenda Brock

Posted: Saturday, December 15th, 2012 at 6:43 am

Private family memorial services for 56 year old Brenda Brock of Washington will be held at a later date. Visitation is being held Monday beginning at noon with family receiving from 5 to 7. A general memorial fund has been established.  The family would appreciate any photos of Brenda that you would be willing to share.  Online condolences may be sent for Brenda’s family through the web at www.jonesfh.com

Ronald Wayne Boileau

Posted: Friday, December 14th, 2012 at 4:51 pm

The family of 51 year old Ronald Wayne Boileau of Washington will receive friends on Sunday  from 1:00 until 2:30 p.m.at the Jones & Eden Funeral Home. A general memorial has been established. Online condolences may be sent for Ronald’s family through the web at www.jonesfh.com

Patricia Moore

Posted: Friday, December 14th, 2012 at 4:11 pm

Celebration of Life Service for 75 year old Patricia Moore of Sigourney will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday at Powell Funeral Home in Sigourney. Burial will be at Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Sigourney. Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Sunday at the funeral home.  A memorial fund has been established for Keokuk County Hospice. Condolences may be e-mailed at www.powellfuneralhomes.comunder obituaries. Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Sigourney is handling the arrangements.

Marie Elizabeth Knupp

Posted: Friday, December 14th, 2012 at 3:57 pm
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Celebration of life services for 90 year old Marie Elizabeth Darbyshire Knupp of Washington will be held at 2pm Wednesday at the Jones and Eden Funeral Home. Visitation will begin at 10am Wednesday at the funeral home where the family will receive friends from 1 until the time of service. Private family interment will take place at the Elm Grove Cemetery in Washington, Iowa.  Memorials have been established to the Washington Community Y or Washington County Relay for Life.  Online condolences may be sent for Marie’s family through the web at www.jonesfh.com

L.D. “Joe” Hollingsworth

Posted: Friday, December 14th, 2012 at 3:55 pm

Celebration of Life Service for 72 year old L.D. “Joe” Hollingsworth of Sigourney will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday at the Sigourney United Methodist Church. Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Monday at Powell Funeral Home in Sigourney.   A general memorial fund has been established. Condolences may be e-mailed at www.powellfuneralhomes.com under obituaries. Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Sigourney is handling the arrangements.

Milton Miller

Posted: Friday, December 14th, 2012 at 3:55 pm

Funeral services for 73 year old Milton Miller of Keokuk, formerly of Kalona, will be held Sunday at 2:00 pm at the Fairview Mennonite Church. Visitation is tomorrow from 4-7 pm at the Peterseim Funeral Home in Kalona. A general memorial fund has been established. The Peterseim Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Rodney “Ron” Groff

Posted: Thursday, December 13th, 2012 at 8:46 am

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Funeral Services for 69 year old Rodney “Ron” Groff of Wellman are 10:30am Saturday at the Powell Funeral Home in Wellman.  Burial will be in the Wellman Cemetery.  Visitation is from 2-8pm tomorrow at the Powell Funeral Home in Wellman.  A memorial fund has been established for the Wellman Fire Department and Wellman Ambulance.

Ronald Schultz

Posted: Tuesday, December 11th, 2012 at 2:15 pm

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Graveside service for 69 year old Ronald ”Schultzee” Schultz of Mt Pleasant formerly of Ainsworth are being held Friday morning at the Oregon Township Cemetery in Ainsworth beginning at 11. Visitation will be held Thursday from noon until 7PM at the Beatty Funeral Home in Washington, where the family will greet friends from 5-7PM.

Delores Honts

Posted: Monday, December 10th, 2012 at 5:59 pm

Funeral Services for 74 year-old Delores Honts of Muscatine will be at 1pm on Friday at the George M. Wittich-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services in Muscatine.

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Judy Costas

Posted: Sunday, December 9th, 2012 at 7:21 pm

Funeral Services for 71 year old Judy Costas of Muscatine are at 10:00 Thursday (12/13) morning at the George M. Wittich-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Service.  Burial will be at the Drury Reynolds Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday (12/12) from 5 to 8pm at the Geo. M. Wittich-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services. Following the interment, a time of food and fellowship will be held at the Geo. M. Wittich-Lewis Community Room. The Geo. M. Wittich-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services is handling the arrangements.

Richard Snakenberg

Posted: Saturday, December 8th, 2012 at 11:03 pm

Funeral Mass for 57 year-old Richard “Rick” Snakenberg of Cedar Rapids, formerly of Harper will be at 10:30am Tuesday at Holy Trinity Parish – St. Mary Catholic Church in Keota.

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Robert Gonowski

Posted: Saturday, December 8th, 2012 at 7:21 pm

Graveside Services for 72 year-old Robert Gonowski of Riverside will be at 2pm on Saturday (12/15) at the Riverside Public Cemetery.

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John L. Fisher

Posted: Tuesday, December 4th, 2012 at 5:03 pm

Funeral Services for 92 year old John L. Fisher of Wellman are 10:30 AM Friday at the St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Wellman.  Burial will be at 1:00 PM on Friday in the Wellman Cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 4-6 PM on Thursday at the Powell Funeral Home in Wellman where a  Rosary service will be held at 5:30 PM.

Marjorie Ruth (Benson) Longer

Posted: Tuesday, December 4th, 2012 at 11:02 am

Celebration of Life Services for 88 year old Marjorie Ruth Longer of Washington, will be held at 1:00pm Friday (12/7) at the Jones & Eden Funeral Home in Washington. The family will receive friends at the Jones & Eden Funeral Home from 11:00 am until 1:00pm Friday (12/7) before the Service. Interment will take place at the Elm Grove Cemetery in Washington. Memorials have been established for Prairie Flower Baptist Church or Iowa City Hospice. Jones & Eden Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Barbara Jean Herdliska

Posted: Monday, December 3rd, 2012 at 5:19 pm
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Private Family Services for 87 year old Barbara Jean Herdliska of Washington, will be held at a later date. Memorials may be sent to the Meals on Wheels Program or to Paws and More Animal Shelter in Washington. The Jones & Eden Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements.

Fannie VanSant

Posted: Monday, December 3rd, 2012 at 1:55 pm
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Funeral services for 92 year old Fannie VanSant of Mt Pleasant, formerly of Coppock will be held Friday, December 7th at 10:30am at the Cottonwood United Methodist Church in rural Wayland.

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