Obituaries articles

Robert “Bob” McNamara

Robert E. McNamara, age 92, of Belmond, passed away Sunday May 24, 2015 at the Rehabilitation Center of Belmond. A Mass of Christian Burial for Robert E. McNamara will be held at 10:30 A.M. Saturday May 30, 2015 at the St Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Belmond. Rev. Jerry Blake will officiate. Burial will take

William J. Puffer

William J. Puffer, 55, of Garner, formerly of Britt, died Thursday, May 21, 2015 at the University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview in Minneapolis, MN. Graveside services will be held 10 A.M., Tuesday, May 26th at the Corwith Cemetery.  His body was cremated.  There will be no visitation.  Cataldo Funeral Home in Garner is in

Beverly Schutt

Beverly Schutt, 86 of Clarion passed away Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at Iowa Specialty Hospital in Clarion. Funeral Services for Beverly Schutt will be held at 11:30 am on Saturday, May 23, 2015 at Ewing Funeral Home, 1801 Central Avenue East in Clarion with Pastor Grant Woodley officiating. A closed casket visitation will be held

Dan J. Trampel

Dan J. Trampel, 52, of Forest City passed away Tuesday, May 19, 2015. A funeral service will be held Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 10:30 A.M. at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 810 State St., Garner, IA with Pastor Scott Kozisek officiating. Visitation will be held 5-7 PM Monday (May 25, 2014) at Cataldo Schott Funeral

Virginia L. Meinecke

Virginia L. Meinecke, 93, of Forest City died Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at the Mercy Medical Center- North Iowa in Mason City. Funeral services will be held 10:30 A.M. Friday, (May 22, 2015) at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Leland with Pastor Richard Heinlen officiating. Burial will be held at the Rose Hill Cemetery in

Karen Lucile Chapman

Karen Lucile Chapman, 73, of Denver, passed away, Monday, May 18, 2015 at her home near Denver. Funeral services for Karen Lucile Chapman, will be held at 10:30 A.M. Saturday, May 23, 2015 at Dugger Funeral Home 111 Luick’s Lane in Belmond, Iowa. Pastor Cindy Morrison will officiate. Burial will be in the Belmond Cemetery. Friends

Margreta V. Smidt

Margreta V. Smidt, age 95, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 8, 2015 at the Christian Rest Home in Grand Rapids, MI.  Family surrounded her as she passed from this life to her eternal rest. A family committal service will be on Thursday, May 21, 2015 in the Ramsey Reformed Church cemetery near Titonka, Iowa.

Lucile Lavonne Schomburg Kenning

Lucile Lavonne Schomburg Kenning, 92, passed away on Saturday, January 10, 2015, at Sunny Brook Living Care Center in Fairfield, Iowa, with her daughters by her side. A Memorial and Celebration of Life service will be held on Saturday, May 23, 2015, at 1:30 PM at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Latimer. The family will be

Adah Rippentrop

Adah Rippentrop, 98 of Titonka passed away Saturday, May 216, 2015 at the Hancock County Memorial Hospital in Britt, IA. Visitation for Adah Rippentrop will be held on Thursday, May 21, 2015 from 9:30 – 11:00 am at Good Hope Lutheran Church in Titonka. Funeral Services will be Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 11:00 am

Linda Mae Ziemer

Linda Mae Ziemer, 71 of Clear Lake, Iowa died Saturday, May 16, 2015 in Story City, Iowa. Visitation will be Tuesday from 5:00 – 8:00 pm at the Clear Lake Church of Christ. Funeral Service will be held Wednesday at 1:00 pm at the Clear Lake Church of Christ with Pastor Brad Sheldon officiating. Boman