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Obituaries

  • Robert A. Maxwell

    Robert A. Maxwell, 63, died Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, at Taylor House Hospice in Des Moines following a long battle with cancer. A funeral service will b ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 11:37 am
  • Stanley T. Ashby

    Stanley T. Ashby, 93, of Kellogg, died peacefully Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, at Skiff Medical Center in Newton. A memorial service will be at 1:30 p.m., S ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 11:38 am
  • Chuck Rankin

    Charles (Chuck) Hugh Rankin, 67, of Monroe, died Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. Graveside services will be held at a later date as Chuck donated his body to ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 11:39 am
  • W.R. Dick Wickham

    Dick Wickham, 84, of Newton, died Friday, evening, Oct. 24, 2014, at Newton Health Care Center, in Newton, after a long courageous battle with cancer.
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Carroll G. Swank

    A private family service will be held for Carroll Swank. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Carroll’s name have been designated.
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:39 am
  • G. Arlene Hicks

    G. Arlene Hicks, 90, of rural Newton, died Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, at her home. A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27 at Cornerstone B ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:57 am
  • W.R. Dick Wickham

    Dick Wickham, 84, died Friday, evening, Oct. 24, 2014, at Newton Health Care Center in Newton, after a long courageous battle with cancer.
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:06 am
  • Bette L. Preston

    Bette Luella Preston, 91, formerly of Fremont, Neb., died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, at Nelson Manor Care Facility in Newton, under the care of Skiff Ho ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:06 am
  • Carroll Swank

    Carroll G. Swank, 80, died Saturday afternoon, Oct. 25, 2014, at Newton Health Care Center in Newton.
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:06 am
  • Florence I. Koppin

    Florence I. (Adams) Koppin, 100, of Newton, died on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014 at the Villa Del Sol in Marshalltown. A funeral service will be at 11 a.m. ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:32 pm
  • Jackie L. Butler

    Jackie “Jack” L. Butler, 66, of Baxter, died unexpectedly at home Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. A funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Congregati ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 11:31 am
  • Laurence M. Stravers

    Laurence M. Stravers, 90, of Prairie City, died Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, at Iowa Lutheran Hospital in Des Moines. A funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 10:45 am
  • Nora Hefley

    A funeral service for Nora Frances Hefley, 76, of Newton, will be 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, at the Pence-Reese Funeral Home. The family will greet frien ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:05 pm
  • Patricia Wierman

    Patricia Jean Wierman 94, was born May 3, 1920, in Buena Vista County in Iowa. She was the adopted daughter of Naaman E. and Mary J. (Mulligan) Wierma ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:06 am
  • Dorothy J. Castonguay

    Dorothy Jean Castonguay, 88, died Saturday evening, Oct. 18, 2014, at Park Centre Health Center in Newton.
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 11:28 am
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