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Obituaries

  • Robert O. Davis

    Robert O. Davis of Unionville, Mo., died Saturday, April 30, 2016, at Mercy Hospital in Des Moines. A funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, May 6 ...
    May 5, 2016 - 11:19 am
  • Gerald W. Smith

    Gerald W. “Jerry” Smith, 73, of Newton, died Tuesday, May 3, 2016, at Iowa Lutheran Hospital in Des Moines. A funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Satur ...
    May 5, 2016 - 12:26 pm
  • Gary H. McClimen

    Gary H. McClimen, 72, of Urbandale, died of pancreatic cancer Monday, May 2, 2016, at Mercy Hospice-Johnston. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Sund ...
    May 5, 2016 - 12:27 pm
  • Billy Joe Mulbrook

    Billy Joe Mulbrook, 66, of Leawood, Kan. passed away Sunday, May 1, 2016 from cancer. Memorial service will be at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 5 at Char ...
    May 4, 2016 - 10:50 am
  • Tere (Van Fleet) Martin

    Tere Lynn, daughter of Kenneth and Mary Van Fleet, was born May 3, 1955 in Newton. She died at her home in Oklahoma City, Okla. Friday, April 29, 2016 ...
    May 3, 2016 - 11:57 am
  • Esther Lavon Barr

    Esther Lavon Barr died on Saturday, April 30, 2016, at the Skiff Medical Center of Newton. Garden Chapel Funeral Home arranged the cremation and a Mem ...
    May 3, 2016 - 10:54 am
  • Clifton E. Deitrick

    Clifton E. Deitrick, 76 of Otley, died on Monday, May 2, 2016, at Hospice of Pella – Comfort House. The family will greet friends from 12:30 to 2 p.m. ...
    May 3, 2016 - 10:54 am
  • Angela Kay Randolph

    Angela “Angie” Kay Randolph went home with the Lord Saturday, April 16, 2016. Angie was born Angela Kay Ledbetter Nov. 27, 1946, in Pittsburgh, Kan., ...
    May 2, 2016 - 12:01 pm
  • Janet Musgrove

    DRAKESVILLE — Janet Kaye Musgrove, 73, of Drakesville, died Thursday, April 28, 2016 at Ottumwa Hospice House following a return of kidney cancer.
    May 2, 2016 - 12:03 pm
  • Edna L. Orrell

    Edna Lucille (Shera) Orrell, 76, of Montezuma, died on Friday, April 29, 2016, at her home. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 3 at Cobu ...
    May 2, 2016 - 11:07 am
  • Virginia L. Mills

    Virginia Mills of Newton, was promoted to Glory on Wednesday morning, April 27, 2016, at Careage of Newton.
    May 2, 2016 - 11:07 am
  • Jane S. Moles

    Jane Susan “Janie” Moles, the daughter of Clark Lewis and Edna Palmatier (Smith) Woodburn, was born Sept. 4, 1931, in Iowa City. She graduated from Io ...
    April 29, 2016 - 11:41 am
  • Leo M. Cobler

    Leo M. “Nip” Cobler, 72, of Altoona, formerly of Newton, died Wednesday, April 27, 2016, after a long battle with cancer at The Village at Legacy Poin ...
    April 29, 2016 - 11:42 am
  • Robert Timothy Trier

    Robert Timothy “Tim” Trier, 61, of Newton, died on Tuesday, April 26, 2016, at his home. A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 30 at t ...
    April 28, 2016 - 11:26 am
  • Charles F. Lester

    Charles “Charlie” F. Lester, 99, of Newton, died April 20, 2016. A joint memorial service for Charles and his wife, Frances, who died in 2012, will be ...
    April 27, 2016 - 11:08 am