Obituaries
Kenneth Ray Schipper was born Sept. 1, 1946, in Aplington, Iowa, the son of John and Jennie (Harms) Schipper.  He graduated from Aplington High School.  On Aug. 24, 1975, Kenneth was united …
Dan R. Shirkey was born Aug. 3, 1957, in Oskaloosa, Iowa, the son of Dale and Marolyn (Conrad) Shirkey.  He graduated from Keota High School, Lincoln Technical Institute, and received a degree …
Elwood Gene Miller was born Jan. 19, 1934, in Wellman, Iowa, the son of Enos and Erma (Doolin) Miller.  He graduated from Iowa Mennonite School in 1954.  On Oct. 17, 1954, Gene was united …
Edith Pauline (Ropp) Helmuth was born Aug. 6, 1928, in Kalona, Iowa, the daughter of Lewis and Magdalena (Hershberger) Ropp.  She attended Pleasant Hill rural school.  On Dec. 21, 1952, she …
Dora Mae (Plecker) Kleinschmidt VanWinkle was born May 30, 1921, in Wellman, Iowa, the daughter of William and Lottie (Miller) Plecker.  She attended school at Brush near Frytown, Sunnyside near …
Marvel Jean Hochstetler was born Sept. 28, 1930, in rural Wellman, Iowa, the daughter of John and Katie (Gingerich) Kinsinger. She attended Kalona High School. On Nov. 20, 1949, Marvel was united in …
Anna H. “Ann” Blosser, 93, of Wayland, Iowa, passed away Wednesday, April 29, 2020, at Parkview Home in Wayland. Private, family graveside services and interment will be held at Sugar …
On Sunday, April 26, 2020, Scott Barber, loving husband and father of two children, passed away from injuries sustained in a car accident at the age of 64. Scott was born at Mercy Hospital in Iowa …
Darlene Lucille Kern and Donald Francis Kern died two hours apart at Bishop Drumm Care Center, in Johnston, Iowa. They were married for 74 years. Darlene died at age 94, with her husband at her side. …
Crystal Marie Humble was born on Dec. 17, 1963, in Washington, Iowa, the daughter of Rodney and Judith (Schantz) Groff. She graduated from Mid-Prairie High School. Crystal was united in marriage to …
William “Bill” Leon Eash, 71, of Bulverde, Texas, passed away in San Antonio, Texas, on April 18, 2020.  He was born on July 18, 1948, to William N. and Ruth A. (Miller) Eash in …
Donald Ray Schrock, 78, of Muscatine, passed away Monday, April 20, 2020, following a brief illness. Don was born Sept. 12, 1941, in Grantsville, Md., the son of Elmer J. and Alma (Hostetler) …