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Obituaries

  • Nora F. Hefley

    Nora F. Hefley, 76, of Newton, died Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 at Careage of Newton. A service will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24 at the Pence-Reese Funer ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 4:26 pm
  • Cecile I. Kinion

    Cecile I. Kinion, 89, of Monroe, died Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, at Knoxville Area Community Hospital. A funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oc ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:37 am
  • Dorothy J. Castonguay

    Dorothy Jean Castonguay, 88, passed away Saturday evening, Oct. 18, 2014, at Park Centre Health Care in Newton.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:37 am
  • Jackie L. Butler

    Jackie “Jack” L. Butler, 66, of Baxter, died unexpectedly at home Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. A funeral service is pending at Fredregill Family Funeral Hom ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:36 am
  • Margaret Deskin

    Margaret Deskin, 86, went to be with the Lord Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014. Margaret passed away peacefully in her sleep in Newton, her home for more than 6 ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:46 am
  • James Kirwan, Jr.

    James L. Kirwan, Jr., 80, of Nokomis, Fla., died Oct. 12, 2014. He was born Oct. 9, 1934, in Atchison, Kan., to James L. Kirwan, Sr. and Elva Ida (Del ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:48 am
  • Shirley D. (Lambert) Bird

    Shirley D. (Lambert) Bird, 64, of Newton, died Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, at Skiff Medical Center in Newton. As per Shirley’s wishes she has been crema ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:49 am
  • Rebecca Franck

    Rebecca Kay “Becky” Franck, 65, of Newton, died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, at Skiff Medical Center in Newton.
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:25 am
  • Sandra Ritz

    Sandra Ritz died Oct. 7, 2014, Clarkston, Wa.Sandra Lea Collins was born Aug. 23, 1941, to Ronald an ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 12:05 pm
  • Thora Collins

    Thora Collins, 97, of Des Moines, died Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, at Wesley Acres Retirement Home. A memorial service will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oc ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 12:07 pm
  • Maxine Iske

    Maxine Iske, 88, of Grinnell, died Monday, Oct. 10, 2014, at St. Francis Manor in Grinnell.A family ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 11:40 am
  • Carl Gray Sr.

    COLO — Carl “Gene” Gray Sr., 70, of Colo, died Monday, Oct. 13, 2014, at Story County Senior Care in Nevada.
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 11:43 am
  • Forrest Matherly, Jr.

    Forrest (Junior) Matherly, Jr., 91, formerly of Monroe, died Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, in Lewisville, Texas at Providencia Assisted Living, the place tha ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 11:06 am
  • Michael Sullivan

    Michael E. Sullivan, 68, of Knoxville, formerly of Pella, succumbed to his physical conditions Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, at Knoxville Area Community Ho ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 11:06 am
  • Harriette Weirick

    Harriette I. Weirick, 86, of Colfax, died Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, in Newton. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15 at Coburn Funeral H ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 12:25 pm
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