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Obituaries

  • Joel H. Ward

    Joel H. Ward, died Wednesday morning, April 15, 2015, at his home in Newton. Pence- Reese Funeral Home in Newton has been entrusted with the arrangeme ...
    April 17, 2015 - 12:13 pm
  • Mary Ellen Juett

    Mary Ellen Juett, 70, of Newton, died Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Services are pending at Pence-Reese Funeral Home ...
    April 17, 2015 - 11:41 am
  • Joe (Ray) Delk

    Joe (Ray) Delk died Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at Heritage Manor in Newton. Due to his wishes, there will be no funeral service. Private family services ...
    April 17, 2015 - 11:41 am
  • Beverly “Bev” G. Cross

    Beverly “Bev” G. Cross, 84, of Baxter, died Thursday, April 16, 2015, at Skiff Medical Center in Newton. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, A ...
    April 17, 2015 - 11:41 am
  • Johnny Kennedy Kling

    Johnny Kennedy Kling, 86, of Baxter died Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at Park Centre Care Center in Newton. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m., Monday, ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:33 am
  • Joel Henry Ward

    Joel Ward, 41, died Tuesday morning, April 15, 2015, at his home in Newton.Funeral services for Joel ...
    April 16, 2015 - 10:49 am
  • Karen Marcene Owen

    Karen Marcene Owen, 58, of Newton died Sunday, April 12, 2015, at her daughter’s home. A celebration of Karen’s life will be from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. ...
    April 15, 2015 - 12:05 pm
  • Douglas G. Wing

    Douglas G. Wing, 72, died Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at his home in Newton. A memorial service will be hat 11 a.m. Friday, April 17 at the First Christi ...
    April 15, 2015 - 12:06 pm
  • Shirley Ann Partin

    Shirley Ann Bogue Hoover Partin, 78, died March 23, 2015 in Hospice at Skiff Medical Center.A celebr ...
    April 15, 2015 - 11:07 am
  • Marie Terlouw

    Marie (Van Norden) Terlouw, 93, of Pella, formerly of Sully, died Tuesday morning, April 14, 2015, at the Hospice of Pella Comfort House.
    April 15, 2015 - 11:07 am
  • Karen Marcene Owen

    Karen Marcene Owen, 58, of Newton died on Sunday, April 12, 2015, at her daughter’s home. A celebration of Karen’s life will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 ...
    April 14, 2015 - 11:50 am
  • Charles R. Grout

    Charles R. Grout, of Newton, died Monday, April 13, 2015, at Skiff Medical Center in Newton.A funera ...
    April 14, 2015 - 11:50 am
  • Mark Alexander Girsch

    Mark Alexander Girsch, 93, of Waterloo, died, Sunday, April 5, 2015 at Northcrest Specialty Care from complications of lung cancer.
    April 14, 2015 - 11:14 am
  • Lois M. Decker

    Lois Mae Decker, 89, died Monday, April 13, 2015, at Skiff Medical Center in Newton. Pence-Reese Funeral Home in Newton has been entrusted with the ar ...
    April 14, 2015 - 11:13 am
  • Darrel Ray McGrew

    Darrel Ray McGrew, 64, of Newton, was called home Wednesday, April 8, 2015, at the Mercy Hospice Home in Johnston. A memorial service for Darrel was M ...
    April 13, 2015 - 12:03 pm
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