Obituaries
Madonna Westfall, 85, of Lone Tree, passed away Thursday, July 22, 2021, at the Lone Tree Health Care Center.  A celebration of life was held Monday, July 26, 2021, at the Lone Tree American …
Larry Lee Cox Sr. was born Jan. 17, 1939, in Columbus Junction, the son of Vane and Myrtle (Thomas) Cox. He graduated from St. Patrick High School in Columbus Junction. On June 7, 1958, he was united …
Brenda Lea was a devoted “mum”, loving wife, beloved sister and dear friend. Brenda passed away peacefully at home in Catalina N.S.W. Australia, surrounded by her family, friends and her …
Levi T. Rundlett, age 4, of Iowa City died Wednesday evening, July 21, 2021, after battling cancer for more than a year.  He died at home with his parents, Beth and Zack holding him and loving …
Kathy Leigh (Donham) Venzke, 80, of Iowa City, Iowa, passed away July 13, 2021, after a long and valiant battle against multiple myeloma. On Saturday, July 24, 2021, friends and family are invited …
William James Brown was born Jan. 14, 1925, in Douds, Iowa, the son of Ernest and Elsie (Davidson) Brown.  William served in the United States Navy from 1942 to 1946. On April 27, 1946, William …
Susan (Embree) Melzow was born Jan. 3, 1956, in Iowa City, the daughter of Harry and Gladys (Netzer) Embree. She graduated from Mid-Prairie High School in 1974. Susan was a cook at Mid-Prairie High …
Paul James Basinger, 71 of Kalona, died Thursday, July 8, 2021, at the Pleasantview Home in Kalona. His body has been cremated and a private family memorial mass will be held at the Holy Trinity …
Nathanael John Hochstedler, 19, of LaGrange, Indiana, formerly of Kalona, died on Sunday, July 4, 2021, following a drowning accident in Sturgeon Lake, Colon, Michigan.  He was born on Dec. …
Martha Ann Nye was born Feb. 25, 1939, in New Hampton, Iowa, the daughter of Donald and Myrtle (Henrikson) Usher. She graduated from Twin Rivers High School in Bode, Iowa in 1957. Martha got her BA …
Gordon D. Marner passed away peacefully at home on July 2, 2021 in Auburn, Michigan. Gordon was born Aug. 8, 1936, in Kalona, Iowa, to the late Omar and Lottie Marner. Gordon worked over 40 years …
Martha Evelyn Hall was born Jan. 20, 1924, in Keota, Iowa, the daughter of George Irwin and Ruby E. (Simerman) England. She attended Smith Creek Rural School through 8th grade and graduated from …