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Obituaries

  • 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
  • Dorothy Louise Buchmeier

    Dorothy Louise Buchmeier of Grinnell died Monday, June 30, 2014, at Grinnell Regional Medical Center at the age of 93 years, 6 months and 24 days.  
    July 2, 2014 - 11:59 am
  • Ernest Franklin Bell

    Ernest Franklin Bell, the son of Robert Franklin and Betty (Sparks) Bell, was born Feb. 7, 1939, near Sully. He graduated from the Lynnville-Sully Hig ...
    July 2, 2014 - 9:13 pm
  • Anna Jean Halter

    Anna Jean Halter, 86, of Newton died Thursday evening, June 26, 2014, at her home in Newton.  A fune ...
    June 30, 2014 - 12:03 pm
  • Ernest Bell

    Ernest Bell, 75, of Newton, died Sunday, June 29, 2014, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Services are pending at Pence-Reese Funeral Ho ...
    June 30, 2014 - 11:21 am
  • Anna J. Halter

    Anna J. Halter, 89, of Newton died Thursday, June 26, 2014, at her home. Services are pending at Pence-Reese Funeral Home in Newton.
    June 27, 2014 - 11:24 am
  • Patricia D. 'Ma' Sumpter Lourens

    Patricia D. “Ma” Sumpter Lourens, 61, of Colfax passed away Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines after a very brave battle wi ...
    June 26, 2014 - 12:01 pm
  • Alfred Joseph Dittmer Jr.

    Alfred Joseph Dittmer Jr. of Des Moines went to his heavenly home Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at the age of 76. Alfred fought a courageous battle with can ...
    June 26, 2014 - 11:59 am
  • Ina Norene Peterson

    Ina Norene Peterson, the daughter of Walter Guy and Jessie May (Pratt) Brookshier, was born June 6, 1925, near Cora, Mo.
    June 26, 2014 - 12:02 pm
  • Ina Peterson

    A service celebrating the life of Ina Peterson, 89, of Newton will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 28, at the Newton First Assembly of God.
    June 25, 2014 - 11:39 am
  • Cathy Farland

    Cathy Farland, 67, of Cedar Rapids and formerly of La Grange, Ill., died Thursday, June 19, 2014, at the Hospice House of Mercy, Hiawatha.
    June 25, 2014 - 12:04 pm
  • Larry "Gene" Miller

    Larry “Gene” Miller, 78, of Belle Plaine died June 19, 2014, following an motor vehicle accident outside of Grinnell.
    June 25, 2014 - 11:41 am
  • Janice A. Corwin

    Janice A. Corwin, 77, died Friday, June 20, 2014, at Skiff Medical Center in Newton.She was born Mar ...
    June 24, 2014 - 12:04 pm
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