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Obituaries

  • Ruth Opal Hull

    Ruth Opal Hull, 94, of Grinnell, formerly of Searsboro, died Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, at St. Francis Manor in Grinnell. A funeral service is schedule ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 11:24 am
  • Glenn Edward Miller

    Glenn Edward Miller, 70, of Colfax, died Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. A celebration of life will be at a l ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 11:25 am
  • Melissa Jo Downing

    Melissa (Missy) Jo Downing, 48, of Des Moines, died at her residence Monday, Dec. 15, 2014. A funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 20 ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 11:26 am
  • Jean Eastman

    Jean Eastman, 90, of Dakota City, died Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014, at the Paula J. Baber Hospice House in Fort Dodge. A funeral service will be at 10 a.m. ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Marion B. Webster

    Marion B. (Venn) Webster, 88, of Mingo, formerly of Des Moines, died on Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, at her home in Mingo. A funeral service will be at 11 a ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 12:14 pm
  • James “Jim” W. Brock

    James (Jim) Wiley Brock, 73, of Newton, died Friday, Dec. 5, 2014.Jim was born in Mound Prairie Town ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 12:15 pm
  • Dennis Sabin

    Dennis Sabin, 63, of Newton, died Monday, Dec. 15, 2014. A services will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 19  at the Pence-Reese Funeral Home in Newton.
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 11:44 am
  • Eldon G. “Tex” Mellott

    Eldon G. “Tex” Mellott, 68, of Mexico, Mo., died at 2:49 a.m., Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, at SMS Health-St. Mary’s Hospital-Audrain. A graveside service w ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • E. Nadine Schwartz

    E. Nadine (Versteegh) Schwartz, 84, of Newton, formerly of Kellogg, died Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, at the Skiff Medical Center in Newton.
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • Dennis Sabin

    Dennis Sabin, of Newton, died Monday, Dec. 15, 2014. Services are pending at Pence-Reese Funeral Home in Newton.
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 10:47 am
  • Carolyn E. Beal

    Carolyn E. Beal, 76, of Newton, died Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home. A funeral service will be at 11 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 18 at ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 11:40 am
  • Norma Jeanne Smith

    Norma Jeanne Smith, 89, of Newton, died Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, at Newton Healthcare. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 17 at the W ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 11:41 am
  • Jeanne L. Fales

    Jeanne L. Fales, 89, of Marshalltown, formerly of Newton, died Saturday evening, Dec. 13, 2014, at the Marshalltown Medical & Surgical Center in Marsh ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Nadine E. Schwartz

    Nadine E. Schwartz, 84, of Newton, died Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, at Skiff Medical Center. A funeral service will be at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 17 at ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Gertrude Hites

    Gertrude “Gertie” Hites, 88, of Newton, died Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, at Taylor House Hospice in Des Moines. A visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Tue ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 10:59 am
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