Obituaries
Carolyn Ann (Fry) Levy passed away Jan. 25, 2023.  She was born Nov. 6, 1926, in Kalona, Iowa, to Dr. JL and Genevieve Fry. Carolyn attended Clark College and Marquette University and taught in …
Erma Lou Scearcy, 83, died early Monday, Jan. 23, 2023, at Parkview Home in Wayland.  She was born May 30, 1939, in Orchard City, Colorado, to Lynn Robinson and Viola Vivian Hamilton Pollock. …
JoAnne F. Waldschmidt, 89, of Riverside, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2023, at her home in Riverside. A celebration of life service will be held at a later date. A memorial fund has been …
A memorial service for Ellen M. Van Dyk, 77, of Kalona, who passed away on Friday, Dec. 16, 2022, will be held Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. at Peterseim Funeral Home in Kalona. The …
Joan Mildred Miller of Wellman was born July 27, 1932, in Washington, Iowa, the daughter of Lester Earl and Blanche Esther (Graham) Small.  She graduated from Wellman High School.  Joan was …
Kermith “Kerm” Earl Shettler, 78, of Sigourney, died Thursday, Jan. 12, 2023, at the Keokuk County Health Center in Sigourney.Kerm was born Aug. 28, 1944, in Iowa City, to Earl …
Karol Bird passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023. Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Monday, Jan. 16, 2023, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Iowa City. Father Stephen Witt officiated. …
Myrta Jane Viner Harding, 87, formerly of West Liberty passed away Thursday, Jan. 12, 2023, at Oaknoll Retirement residence in Iowa City.  Myrta Jane Crawford was born Oct. 15, 1935, in Iowa …
A celebration of life for Rhett L. Schlabach, 4, of Sarasota, FL, formerly of Kalona, will be held Monday, January 16, 2023, at 10:30 AM at the Fairview Mennonite Church in rural Kalona. Burial will …
Maryann A. Michel, 85, died peacefully Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023, at Atrium Village in Hills. Mass of Christian burial was celebrated Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023, at St. Joseph Church in Hills. Father …
Shelley Jo Armstrong, 61, went home to Jesus on Jan. 5, 2023, at home with her loving husband holding her in his arms.  Shelley was born to Virgil and Judy Peterson on June 18, 1961, and …
Melvin A. Yoder, 85 died Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023, at his home in rural Kalona. Melvin A. Yoder was born Oct. 17, 1937, in Thomas, Oklahoma, the son of Amos and Edna (Yoder) Yoder. Melvin accepted Christ …