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Obituaries

  • Kimberly J. Winchell

    A Celebration of Life for Kimberly “Kim” will be held on at a later date, at the Pence–Reese Funeral Home in Newton. Visitation with the family will b ...
    March 23, 2015 - 11:59 am
  • David Pitz

    David Pitz, 77, of Newton died Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Services for Dave will be 10 a.m., Saturday, March 28 ...
    March 23, 2015 - 11:41 am
  • Frances E. Crouch

    Frances E. “Frankie” Crouch, 93, of Prairie City, died Monday, March 16, 2015, at Mitchell Village Care Center.
    March 20, 2015 - 11:05 am
  • James Pearson

    James Pearson, 91, of Lineville, formerly of Newton and Grinnell, died Tuesday, March 10, 2015, at Westview Acres Care Center in Leon.
    March 19, 2015 - 11:22 am
  • David Pitz

    David Pitz, 77, of Newton, died Wednesday, March 18, 2015, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Services are pending at Pence-Reese Funeral Home in ...
    March 19, 2015 - 11:22 am
  • Leon Reeves

    Leon Reeves, 54, of Newton, died Monday, March 16, 2015, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Newton. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Mar ...
    March 18, 2015 - 11:15 am
  • Catharine Henderson

    Catharine Jane Wade Henderson, 87, of Mingo, died at her daughter, Nora Borts’ home in Mingo, Tuesday, March 17, 2015. A funeral service will be at 1 ...
    March 18, 2015 - 11:15 am
  • Marcus Aurelius Schild

    Marcus Aurelius Schild, 94, of Fort Dodge, died Saturday March 14, 2015, at the Simpson Health Center. The funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Frida ...
    March 17, 2015 - 10:47 am
  • Maxine L. Hurley

    Maxine L. Hurley, 97, of Johnston, formerly of Newton, died Monday, March 16, 2015, at Mercy Hospice in Johnston. Per Maxine’s wishes, no services are ...
    March 17, 2015 - 10:22 am
  • Mike Osborn

    Mike Osborn, 62, formerly of Prairie City, died Monday, March 16, 2015, in Stratford. Johnson Funera ...
    March 17, 2015 - 10:21 am
  • Paul Peterson

    Paul Peterson, son of Carl E. and Emma M. Couper Peterson, was born May 2, 1932, in Grinnell, and died Feb. 14, 2015, in the Apache Junction, Arizona ...
    March 13, 2015 - 11:57 am
  • Kenneth Schafer

    Kenneth “Kenny” Schafer, 67, of Newton, died Wednesday, March 11, 2015, at his home. A funeral service will be at 11 a.m., Monday, March 16 at the Wal ...
    March 13, 2015 - 11:58 am
  • Rev. Bernard Lee Payne

    Rev. Bernard Lee “Bernie” Payne, the son of Lawrence Lee and Wilhelmina Juliana (Passig) Payne, was born Oct. 15, 1934, in Brookfield, Mo. Bernie atte ...
    March 13, 2015 - 12:00 pm
  • Donald Bernell Bower

    Donald Bernell Bower, 99, of Newton, died Tuesday, March 10, 2015, at Skiff Medical Center in Newton. A funeral service will be at 1 p.m., Saturday, M ...
    March 13, 2015 - 12:00 pm
  • Rev. Bernard Payne

    Rev. Bernard “Bernie” Payne, 80, of Ankeny, died Wednesday, March 11, 2015, at the VA Medical Center in Des Moines. Services are pending at Pence-Rees ...
    March 12, 2015 - 11:17 am
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