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  • Grace M. Sears

    A celebration of life service for Grace M. Sears, 91, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 4 at the Pence-Reese Funeral Home in Newton. Burial will be i ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 12:22 pm
  • Helen M. Anderson

    Helen M. (Benjamin) Anderson, 92, of Dexter, formerly of Newton, died Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at the Kavanagh House on 56th Street in Des Moines.
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 12:24 pm
  • Dorothy Jean Rinehart

    Dorothy Jean Rinehart, 96, of Prairie City died Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at Norris-Muse Hospice Unit in Mason City.
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 11:57 am
  • Debra Sue Ver Steeg

    MAYODAN, N.C. — Ms. Debra Sue Ver Steeg, 56, died Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 20, 2014, at the Hospice Home of Rockingham County.
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 11:57 am
  • Randy R. 'Hawk' Hammons

    A funeral service for Randy R. “Hawk” Hammons of Newton will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, at the Pence-Reese Funeral Home.
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 11:57 am
  • Grace M. Sears

    Grace M. Sears, 91, of Newton died Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at Skiff Medical Center in Newton, under the care of Skiff Hospice.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:24 am
  • Mary Louise Gulling

    Mary Louise Gulling, 67, of Newton died Aug. 26, 2014, at Skiff Medical Center in Newton. A funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 30 at Im ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:39 am
  • Cornelia Marie Harthoorn

    Cornelia Marie Harthoorn was born July 16, 1913, to John D. and Jennie Plate Jansen at the family farm home north of Sully. She went to her heavenly h ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 12:10 pm
  • Robert Dean Sparks, MD, FACP, MACP

    Dr. Robert Dean Sparks of El Dorado Hills, Calif., formerly of Newton died July 1, 2014.A celebratio ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:18 am
  • Ila Maye Walton

    Ila Maye Walton, 91, of Newton died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, at Skiff Medical Center.A private family ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:22 am
  • Alma May Haunsperger

    Alma May Haunsperger, 97, of Sarasota, Fla., passed away on Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014.Alma was born in ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Nevva Hjortshoj

    Nevva Hjortshoj, 100, of Monroe died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, at Nelson Manor in Newton. A funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 28 at th ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Irvin W. Huyser

    Irvin W. Huyser, 84, of Pella died Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, at the Pella Regional Health Center in Pella.
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 10:57 am
  • Lois Riedel

    Lois Riedel, 67, of Newton died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, at her home. A visitation will be from 5 to 7 ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 10:56 am
  • Neva Hjortshoj

    Neva Hjortshoj, 100, of Monroe died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, at Nelson Manor in Newton. A funeral service is pending at Coburn Funeral Home in Monroe.
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:04 am
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