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Obituaries

  • Marion L. Collins

    Marion L. Collins, 66, of Newton died Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at the VA Central Iowa Health Care System Home in Des Moines.
    July 21, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • M. Joyce Lester

    M. Joyce Lester, 82, of Newton died Thursday, July 17, 2014, at her home. Per her request she has been cremated and no services will be held. The Wall ...
    July 21, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • Joann W. (Lanser) Zylstra

    Joann W. (Lanser) Zylstra, 92 , formerly of Sully, died Wednesday at the St. Francis Manor in Grinnell.
    July 18, 2014 - 10:42 am
  • Ruth Radke

    Ruth Radke, 95, of Alta passed away on Monday, July 14, 2014, at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center of Cherokee.
    July 17, 2014 - 3:53 pm
  • Pauline 'Polly' Pearl Peck McPherren

    Clear Lake — Pauline “Polly” Pearl Peck McPherren, 89, passed from this life on Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Oakwood Care Center in Clear Lake.
    July 15, 2014 - 12:09 pm
  • Debra (Kirk) Smead

    Albia — Debra Smead, 58, of Albia died Friday, July 11, 2014, at the Mercy Hospital in Des Moines.De ...
    July 15, 2014 - 12:11 pm
  • Wanda Dodd Calhoon

    Wanda Dodd Calhoon, 84, of Plano, Texas, formerly of Fort Dodge, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, July 5, 2014, at the Baylor Regional Medical Ce ...
    July 14, 2014 - 12:31 pm
  • Douglas 'Doug' E. Bartlow

    Douglas “Doug” E. Bartlow, 63, of Newton died Thursday, July 10, 2014, at his son’s home in Newton.
    July 14, 2014 - 12:32 pm
  • Holger Augustus Christensen

    OMAHA — Holger Augustus “Hoag” Christensen died Friday, July 11, 2014, at Lakeside Creighton Hospital in Omaha, Neb.
    July 14, 2014 - 12:33 pm
  • Doug E. Bartlow

    Doug E. Bartlow, 63, of Newton died Thursday, July 10, 2014, at his son’s home in Newton. Services are pending at the Wallace Family Funeral Home and ...
    July 11, 2014 - 10:53 am
  • Robert Dean Sparks, MD, FACP, MACP

    Dr. Robert Dean Sparks of El Dorado Hills, Calif., died Monday, July 1, 2014, in Marshall Hospital, Placerville, Calif. Dr. Sparks had been ill since ...
    July 9, 2014 - 11:54 am
  • Lucy (Mulē) Carman

    Lucy (Mulé) Carman, 78, of Newton, formerly of Middle Island, N.Y., died Sunday, July 6, 2014, at the Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines.
    July 9, 2014 - 11:55 am
  • Danny L. Flora

    TIPTON — Danny L. Flora, 47, died peacefully in his home on Friday, July 4, 2014, from complications of cancer. Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Fr ...
    July 7, 2014 - 12:33 pm
  • Beverly M. Leach

    Beverly M. Leach of Newton died Thursday, July 3, 2014, at Iowa Lutheran Hospital in Des Moines. A f ...
    July 8, 2014 - 4:44 pm
  • Virgil P. Kooistra

    Virgil P. Kooistra, 93, of Pella, formerly of Sully died Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at the Comfort House in Pella.
    July 3, 2014 - 11:47 am
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