Obituaries
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Myron Zerger

On April 3, 1974, an F5 tornado tore through the heart of Zenia, Ohio, killing 33 people and injuring more than 1,300, destroying or damaging more than 1,400 buildings. Within hours Brethren Disaster … more

Emma Elizabeth “Betty” Soukup

Emma Elizabeth “Betty” Soukup, 95, of rural Riverside, died peacefully of non-Covid related ailments on Jan. 13, 2021, at Pioneer Park in Lone Tree with family at her side. A private … more

James “Jim” Junior Ehrenfelt

James “Jim” Junior Ehrenfelt was born Aug. 18, 1932, in Muscatine, Iowa, the son of James Russell and Lavada (Gingerich) Ehrenfelt. He attended Mid-Prairie High School. On April 6, 1950, … more

Jane Victorine

Jane Victorine, 79, of Wellman, formerly of Kalona, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021.  She has been cremated and a celebration of her life will be held at a later date due to … more

Herbert Lee Yoder

Herbert Lee Yoder was born June 8, 1929, in West Liberty, Ohio, the son of D. Leonard and Mollie (Kauffman) Yoder. Herb graduated from Goshen College with his B.A., attended seminary in Elkhart, … more

Marlin Dale Miller

Marlin Dale Miller was born Feb. 21, 1953, to Rudy D. and Mary (Schrock) Miller in rural Kalona. Marlin passed away peacefully at home, Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, surrounded by his family, following a … more

James Hubert “Jim” Ashton

James Hubert “Jim” Ashton, 95, of Peoria, passed away Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020, at Lutheran Hillside Village in Peoria, Ill., following a short final illness. Jim was born on April … more

Mary Ann Mellinger

Mary Ann Mellinger, 99, of Wellman, formerly of Riverside and Kalona, died Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, at Parkview of Wellman. A memorial service will be held at a later date.  A memorial fund has … more

Donald Gail Gingerich

Donald Gail Gingerich, 84, of Stover, Mo., died Monday, Dec. 28, 2020, at Capital Region Medical Center. He passed away peacefully with his family by his side. He was born Aug. 29, 1936, in … more

Edward Bontrager

Edward Bontrager, 99, of Wellman, died Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, at Parkview of Wellman.  A private family service will be held Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, at the Peterseim Funeral Home in Kalona. The … more

Keith Rayner

Keith Rayner, 90 of Lone Tree, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020, at Pioneer Park.  Visitation will be held on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, from 4-6 p.m. at the Snyder and Hollenbaugh Funeral and … more

Sheryl Jean Sieren

Sheryl Jean Sieren of Washington, Iowa, passed away on Dec. 30, 2020, at the age of 75. Sherry was born to Elmer Richard Dumont and Verna Irene Colbert on Feb. 8, 1945. She grew up on a farm near … more

Larry “Skip” D. Plank

Larry “Skip” D. Plank, 80, of Kalona, passed away Friday, Jan. 1, 2021, at the University of Iowa Hospital.  A private family celebration of life was held Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, at … more

John J. Nolan

John J. Nolan, 73, of Wellman, died Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics following a stroke. John was born Nov. 1, 1947, in Kankakee, Ill., the son of Frank and … more

Harriet Jane Kisner

Harriet Jane Kisner, 89, of Wellman, passed away Jan. 1, 2021, from complications of a recent stroke in Sun City, Ariz.  A private memorial service will be held at Peterseim Funeral Home in … more

Keith Wayne Anderson

Keith Wayne Anderson died peacefully, surrounded by his family, Jan. 2, 2021, following a long and courageous battle following exposure to Agent Orange during the Vietnam conflict and from … more

Judith R. Snyder

Judith R. Snyder, 60, of Lone Tree, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 17, 2020, at the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics.  A celebration of life service will be held at a later date.  … more

Darrell Lee Slechta

Darrell Lee Slechta, 77, brother of The News publisher, Ronald C. Slechta, passed away Dec. 25, 2020, at University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha from complications due to a fall. Darrell, … more

Wilbur Alan “Al” Lowe

Wilbur Alan “Al” Lowe, 71, of Riverside, died Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020, at his home following a battle with cancer. A public visitation was held Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020, at the Peterseim … more

Nina Bernice Miller

Nina Bernice Miller was born Dec. 23, 1921, in Greene Township, Iowa County, Iowa, the daughter of Emery and Alice (Bender) Brenneman.  Nina attended Franklin school. She lived in the Wellman … more
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