Obituaries
Jan. 22, 2020, Dilys Margaret Varney went to join her beloved husband, Bob.  She was born Dilys Margaret Coles on June 30, 1926, in Barry South Wales.  She met her husband, Robert Charles …
Obituary: Mary Lois Gingerich went peacefully to be with her Lord and join her husband of 67 years on January 25, 2020 at Madonna Meadows Assisted Living, Rochester, MN. Mary, daughter of Jonas …
Lydia Mae Yoder was born Feb. 22, 1932, in Thomas, Okla., the daughter of John E. and Edna Mae (Yoder) Yoder.  On Nov. 27, 1952, she was united in marriage to Henry E. Bontrager in Weatherford, …
A celebration of life for Brenda L. Reece, 58, of Kalona, was held Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, at HighPoint City Church, Iowa City, with Pastor Dan Feigenspan officiating.  A time of fellowship …
Paulina “Polly” Anthonette Holbrook Adams, 96, of Tijuana, Mexico, formerly Wellman, Iowa, and Memphis, Tenn., passed away peacefully on Jan. 3, 2020, with her son, Robert Adams and …
Funeral services for Sylvanus “Chub” Miller Jr., 94, formerly of Kalona, will be held Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, at 11 a.m., at the Peterseim Funeral Home in Kalona, with Chaplain Cindi McKee …
Larry Ray “Huey” Knepp, 71, of Kalona, formerly of Keota, died Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, at his home. Larry was born Sept. 20, 1948, in Washington, Iowa, to Edgar and Geneva (Sliekers) …
Tyrone “Ty” P. Butterbaugh, 76, of Kalona, died Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, at the University of Iowa Hospital.  On Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, the family will gather at the Peterseim …
Janet Susan Yoder was born Nov. 1, 1953, in Galesburg, Ill., the daughter of the late William and Marjorie (Thompson) Porter. Janet attended Fountain Lake School in Hot Springs, Ark., before moving …
Emil Howard Ropp, 94, of Kalona died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, at the University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City.A celebration of life service was held Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, at the Kalona Mennonite …
Ireta June Gingerich was born June 1, 1922, in Kalona, Iowa, the daughter of Omer and Ollie (Miller) Gingerich.  She has lived in the Kalona community all of her life.  June attended Snake …
Julie Niffenegger, 57, of Kalona died Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, at her home. Arrangements are pending at Beatty & Peterseim Funeral Home.