Funeral Service Announcements

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.

Charlotte McKeone

Posted: Tuesday, May 18th, 2010 at 6:52 pm

Funeral Services for 47 year old Charlotte McKeone of Iowa City will be held at 11:30 Friday (5/21) morning at Jones Eden Funeral Home. Burial will take place at the Elm Grove Cemetery in Washington. Visitation will be held at noon Thursday (5/20) at the Jones Eden Funeral Home. Family visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00 Thursday evening. A memorial has been established for Goodwill Industries.

Leander Berg

Posted: Saturday, May 15th, 2010 at 4:13 pm

Funeral mass for 96 year old Leander Berg of Keota will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday at Holy Trinity Parish – St. Mary Catholic Church in Keota.  Visitation is from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Monday  at Powell Funeral Home in Keota, with a wake service at 4:00 p.m.  Memorials have been established to Keokuk County Hospice or the Clear Creek Heritage Association.

Helen E. Dickerson

Posted: Saturday, May 15th, 2010 at 2:20 pm

Funeral services for 102 year old Helen E. Dickerson of Washington will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Jones-Eden Funeral Home in Washington. Burial will take place at Oregon Township Cemetery in Ainsworth. Visitation begins at noon on Monday at Jones-Eden Funeral Home with family visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday evening. Memorials have been established to M.L. McCreedy Home and First Christian Church.

Merna Viola Coakley

Posted: Thursday, May 13th, 2010 at 7:22 pm

Funeral Services for 90 year old Merna Viola Coakley of Crawfordsville will be held 10:30 Monday (5/17) morning at Jones-Eden Funeral Home. Burial will take place at the Elm Grove Cemetery in Washington. Visitation will begin at 11:00 Sunday (5/16) morning at Jones-Eden Funeral Home. Family visitation will be 2 to 4 Sunday afternoon. A memorial has been established to West Chester Heritage Association and the Parkview Home in Wayland.

Marion Barnes

Posted: Thursday, May 13th, 2010 at 12:53 pm

Funeral services for 62 year old Marion Barnes of Washington are at 10:30 Saturday (5/15) morning at the Powell Funeral Home in Wellman. Visitation is from 5-7 tomorrow (5/14) night at the funeral home. A general memorial has been established.

Angeline Irene “Ann” Etzen

Posted: Wednesday, May 12th, 2010 at 5:14 pm

Funeral services for 92 year old Angeline Irene “Ann” Etzen of Winfield will be held at 10 AM Saturday (5/15) at the Honts Funeral Home in Winfield.  Visitation is Friday night (5/14) from 1-6pm at the funeral home, with family receiving friends one hour prior to the service on Saturday.  Memorials have been established for the Sunrise Terrace Care Center, the Winfield Open Bible Church, and Friends of Lake Darling.

Kathy Fisher

Posted: Monday, May 10th, 2010 at 8:43 pm

Memorial services for 74 year old Kathy Fisher of Keosauqua, formerly of Washington, will be held at 3 pm Sunday (5/16) at the Blair House in Washington.  Memorials may be directed to the Keosauqua Public Library.

Agnes Miksch

Posted: Sunday, May 9th, 2010 at 4:58 pm

Funeral services for 99 year old Agnes Miksch of Washington will be held at 10:30 am Wednesday (5/12) at the Washington United Methodist Church. Burial will take place at the Elm Grove Cemetery. Visitation will begin at noon on Tuesday (5/11) at the Jones Eden Funeral Home, with family greeting friends from 6-8 in the evening. A memorial has been established to the Washington County Hospice and the United Methodist Church.