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Obituaries

Gladys Schiarbaum

Gladys June Schlarbaum Arlt, 89, of Newton died on Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017, at the Newton Health Care Center in Newton.

Gladys’ memorial service will by 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 2 at the Wallace Family Funeral Home & Crematory in Newton.

The family will greet friends immediately following the service with a coffee time at the funeral home.

Burial will be held at a later date at the Newton Memorial Park Cemetery in Newton.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to the Donor’s Choice. Memorials may be left at the funeral home. Memorials may also be mailed to the funeral home, please add, Attn: Arlt Family on the envelope.

Those left to cherish Gladys’ memory are her daughter, Linda (Gerald) Binegar of Newton; her step daughter, Gloria Stewart of Illinois; four grandchildren, Melissa (Donald) Albright of Maryland, Jerry Binegar of Urbandale, Dana (Nick) Denton of Collins and Lissa (Randy) Birkenholtz of Newton; her six step grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren: Camryn, Libby, Jessie, Lexie, Mariah, Alex, Brianna, Bailey, Kadin, Tapanga and Keely; three great-great-grandchildren, Sophia, Emma and Justice; many step great-grandchildren and step great-great-grandchildren and her two brothers and two sisters.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Ervin Arlt; daughter, Darla Twesme; two sisters and two brothers.

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