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Obituaries

  • Melburn Clymer

    Melburn Louis “Melby” Clymer, 83, of Newton, died peacefully Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at Park Centre in Newton. A funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Wed ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 11:34 am
  • Richard L. Phipps

    Richard LeRoy Phipps, 70, of Rock Creek, died after a lengthy illness at his home on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. The family will greet friends from 10 to ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 11:34 am
  • Roger K. Smith

    Roger K. Smith, 79, of Baxter, died Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, at Mary Greely Medical Center in Ames. A memorial service will be at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Ja ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 11:35 am
  • Kathryn I. Kingery

    Kathryn Irene Kingery, 90, of Newton, died Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, at Nelson Manor in Newton. A funeral service will be at 11 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 29 ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 11:36 am
  • Paul Doran

    Paul Doran, 86, of Newton, died Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, at Newton Healthcare. Services are pending at the Wallace Family Funeral Home and Crematory.
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 10:52 am
  • Thomas Robinson

    Thomas E. Robinson, 64, of Pella, died Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, in Des Moines.A memorial service wil ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 10:52 am
  • Doyle E. Brubaker

    Doyle E. Brubaker, 91, died Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015, at Nye Legacy Living Facility in Fremont, Neb.A ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:36 am
  • Virginia Gregori

    Virginia Carrillo Gregori, 96, passed into eternal life in Fort Collins, Colo., Dec. 26, 2014. A mem ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:37 am
  • Albert Elden Jaimes

    Albert Elden Jaimes, 88, of Newton, died Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, at Skiff Medical Center. A memorial service will be at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 28 a ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:38 am
  • Carlene L. Emmert

    Carlene L. Emmert, 87, of Newton, died Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 20, 2015, at Heritage Health Care in Newton.
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 10:49 am
  • Harlene J. Ettelson

    Harlene J. Ettelson, 93, of Newton, died Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, at the Skiff Medical Center in Newton.
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 10:49 am
  • Elmer Groenendyk

    Elmer M. Groenendyk, 91, died Thursday, Jan. 20, 2015, at his residence in Pella.A funeral service w ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 10:24 am
  • Samantha Jo Raper

    Samantha “Sam” Jo Raper, comedienne, music enthusiast, and over all rock star, peaced out on Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015.
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 11:55 am
  • Carroll E. Kingery

    Carroll E. Kingery, 78, of Newton, died Tuesday morning, Jan. 20, 2015, at Skiff Medical Center in Newton, under the care of Skiff Hospice.
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 12:23 pm
  • Kimberly Spearing

    Kimberly “Kim” Spearing, 53, of Newton died Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, at her mother’s home. A celebration of Kim’s life will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 11:57 am
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