Funeral Service Announcements

Walter D. A. Westen

Posted: Monday, June 7th, 2010 at 4:52 pm

Funeral services for 92 year old Walter D. A. Westen of Washington will be held at 10:30 am Thursday at the First Baptist Church.  Burial will take place at the Elm Grove Cemetery.  Visitation will be held at 2:00 pm Wednesday at the First Baptist Church with family visitation from 5:00 to 8:00 that evening.  A memorial has been established to First Baptist Church, Halcyon House Good Samaritan Fund or Hospice of Washington County.

Ruth Morris

Posted: Monday, June 7th, 2010 at 4:51 pm

Memorial services for 93 year old Ruth Morris of Washington will be held 11:00 am Wednesday at the United Presbyterian Church in Washington.  Burial will take place at Harrison Cemetery in rural Wapello.  Family visitation will be held from 10:00 to 11:00 Wednesday at the church.  A memorial has been established to the John and Ruth Morris Welcome Center at Camp Wyoming.

Sally McClure

Posted: Monday, June 7th, 2010 at 1:40 pm

Funeral Services for 90 year old Sally McClure of Washington is 10:30 Thursday (6/10) morning at St. James Catholic Church. Burial is at Elm Grove Cemetery in Washington. Visitation is at noon on Wednesday (6/9) at Jones Eden Funeral Home. Family visitation is 6 to 8 Wednesday (6/9) evening, followed by a prayer service. A memorial has been established to Hospice of Washington County.

Lorene E. Leichty

Posted: Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010 at 11:27 pm

Funeral Services for 73 year old Lorene E. Leichty of Wayland will be at 2:00 Sunday (6/6) afternoon at Sugar Creek Mennonite Church. Burial will be in the Sugar Creek Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 2pm Saturday at Sugar Creek Mennonite Church near Wayland where family will receive friends from 5-7 that evening.

Delmar Romine

Posted: Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010 at 9:15 pm

Graveside Services for 86 year old Delmar L. Romine of Lone Tree, formerly of Washington, will be held at 4:00 Saturday (6/5) afternoon at Conesville Cemetery in Conesville where burial will take place. Memorials have been established to Pioneer Park Assisted Living Center and Hospice Compassus.

Jerry Hanshaw

Posted: Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010 at 8:48 pm

Funeral Services for 62 year old Jerry D. Hanshaw of Salem are at 10:00 Friday (6/4) morning at the Olsen-Powell Memorial Chapel in Mount Pleasant. Burial with fully military rites will be in the Oakland Mills Cemetery. Visitation begins at 2pm Thursday (6/3) at the Olsen-Powell Memorial Chapel with family visitation from 5-7pm. A general memorial has been established

Rhea C. Logan

Posted: Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010 at 8:26 pm

Funeral Services for 81 year old Rhea C. Logan of Washington are Saturday (6/5) morning at 10:30 at Jones-Eden Funeral Home. Burial will take place at the Elm Grove Cemetery in Washington. Visitation begins noon Friday (6/4) at the Jones-Eden Funeral Home with family present in the evening from 6-8pm. A memorial has been established for the United Methodist Church Elevator Fund.

Lavaughn Hope Krotz

Posted: Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010 at 1:21 pm

Funeral services for 75 year old Lavaughn Hope Krotz of Washington are at 1:30 Saturday (6/5) afternoon at the Jones-Eden Funeral Home. Burial is in Elm Grove Cemetery in Washington. Visitation begins at noon Friday (6/4) at the funeral home. Family visitation is from 5-7 that evening. A general memorial has been established.

Rex E. Allensworth

Posted: Monday, May 31st, 2010 at 6:07 pm

Celebration of life services for Rex E. Allensworth will be held Friday (6/4) at 2 pm at the Kalona United Methodist Church in Kalona. Burial will be in the Sharon Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Thursday (6/3) from 2-8 pm at the Peterseim Funeral Home in Kalona with a Masonic service at 7:30.

Mary Ardith McGuire

Posted: Sunday, May 30th, 2010 at 11:55 pm

Funeral Services for 85 year old Mary Ardith McGuire of Washington will be held at 10:30 Thursday (6/3) morning at Jones-Eden Funeral Home. Burial will be at the Elm Grove Cemetery in Washington. Visitation begins at noon Wednesday (6/2) at the Jones-Eden Funeral Home in Washington with family visitation from 6 – 8 Wednesday (6/2) evening. A memorial has been established for Prairie Flower Baptist Church or Halcyon House Good Samaritan Fund.

Kenneth W. Hesser

Posted: Sunday, May 30th, 2010 at 11:54 pm

Funeral Services for 79 year old Kenneth W. “Mose” Hesser of Coppock will be Thursday (6/3) morning at 10:30 at the Cottonwood United Methodist Church. Burial will be at a later date at the Brighton Hillcrest Cemetery with military honors. Visitation begins at noon Wednesday (6/2) at the Beatty Funeral Home in Wayland with family receiving friends from 6 – 8pm. Memorials may be designated for the Wayland Rescue Squad or the V.A. Medical Center.

Kenneth Harrison

Posted: Sunday, May 30th, 2010 at 1:49 pm

Funeral Services for 76 year old Kenneth Harrison of Columbus Junction are Wednesday (6/2) morning at 10:00 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Riverside. Burial will be in the Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Riverside. Visitation will be Tuesday (6/1) from 4 – 7pm with a prayer service at 7, at the Sorden-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services in Riverside. A time for food and fellowship will be held at the St. Mary’s Parish Center following the committal services at the cemetery.

Dorothy K Greiner

Posted: Saturday, May 29th, 2010 at 5:27 pm

Memorial mass for 86 year old Dorothy K. Greiner of Keota will be 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 2, 2010, at Holy Trinity Parish – St. Mary Catholic Church in Keota.  Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday at the church.  Memorials have been established to the Holy Trinity Cemetery Fund, Keota Fire Department or Hospice Compassus in Dorothy’s name.

Richard Conklin

Posted: Thursday, May 27th, 2010 at 11:46 am

Visitation for 82 year old Richard Conklin is Sunday (5/30) from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at Peterseim Funeral Home in Kalona. Burial will follow at Sharon Hill Cemetery.

Robert Ramer

Posted: Wednesday, May 26th, 2010 at 6:33 pm

Funeral Services for 93 year old Robert Ramer of Iowa City will be at 11:00 Friday (5/28) morning at the Sorden-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services in Lone Tree. Burial will be at the Lone Tree Cemetery with full military rites provided by the Lone Tree American Legion Post 457.  Visitation will be Thursday (5/27) from 4 – 7pm at Sorden-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services. There will be a time for fellowship and food to be held at the Lone Tree American Legion following the committal services at the cemetery.

Kimberly Rios

Posted: Wednesday, May 26th, 2010 at 12:09 pm

Funeral services for 16 year old Kimberly Rios of Washington are at 11:00 Saturday (5/29) morning at St. James Catholic Church. Burial is at Elm Grove Cemetery. Visitation begins at noon Friday (5/28) at the Jones Eden Funeral Home. Family visitation is from 6-8 Friday evening. There will be a rosary service at 7:30. A general memorial has been established.

Cletus J. Kaska

Posted: Tuesday, May 25th, 2010 at 12:30 pm

Funeral services for 80 year old Cletus J. Kaska of West Liberty is at 11:00 tomorrow (5/26) morning at St. Joseph Catholic Church in West Liberty. Vigil service begins at 5:00 this evening (5/25) at the Henderson Barker Funeral Home in West Liberty. Family visitation runs until 7:00 this evening.

Bertha Durst

Posted: Monday, May 24th, 2010 at 4:17 pm

Funeral Services for 92 year old Bertha Durst of Wellman is at 2:00 Thursday (5/27) afternoon at the Powell Funeral Home in Wellman.  Burial is in the Wellman Cemetery.  Visitation is from 4 to 8pm on Wednesday (5/26) at the Powell Funeral Home with family present from 6 to 8pm.  Memorials have been established to Asbury United Methodist Church, Wellman Senior Center and Hospice of Washington County.

Sam V. Neff

Posted: Friday, May 21st, 2010 at 7:47 am

Sam V. Neff, 91, of Washington, Iowa died Thursday, May 20, 2010 at the McCreedy Home in Washington. A mass of Christian burial will be held at 10:00 A.M. Tuesday, May 25 at St. James Catholic Church in Washington with Rev. Paul Appel officiating. Burial will be in Cottonwood Cemetery west of Wayland followed by a lunch reception at the Knights of Columbus hall. Open visitation will be Monday, May 24, 4:00 to 6:00 P.M. at St. James Catholic Church in Washington. A prayer service will begin at 6:00 P.M. followed by visitation with the family present until 8:30 P.M. Arrangements are in the care of Gould Funeral Home of Brighton.

Ferne Troyer

Posted: Wednesday, May 19th, 2010 at 4:19 pm

Funeral Service for 87 year old Ferne Troyer of Kalona is at 10:30 Saturday (5/22) morning at the Lower Deer Creek Mennonite Church in rural Kalona. Burial is in the Lower Deer Creek Cemetery. Visitation is from 2 to 8pm on Friday (5/21) at the Yoder-Powell Funeral Home in Kalona, where family will greet friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8pm. Memorials have been established to Lower Deer Creek Mennonite Church, Pleasantview Home or Iowa City Hospice.