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Benton County obituaries

OBITUARY: Kenneth William Karsten

by jmagdefrau on February 20, 2015

BLAIRSTOWN – Kenneth William Karsten, 85, went peacefully to be with his Lord with his family at his side on Friday, Feb. 20, 2015, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, February 24, 2015, at Grace Lutheran Church in Blairstown with Rev. David Remfer officiating. Interment […]

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Neoma M. Niebuhr Newton

by jmagdefrau on February 12, 2015

BLAIRSTOWN – Neoma M. Niebuhr Newton, 103, entered into eternal rest February 11,2015 at Countryside Senior Living in Sioux City under the caring hand of her daughter, Donna Lahn. Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m., Monday, Feb. 16, 2015, at Grace Lutheran Church in Blairstown with the Rev. David Rempfer officiating. Interment will be held […]

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OBITUARY: Robert W. Franklin

February 11, 2015 Benton County obituaries

Robert W. Franklin (Bob), 81, passed away Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015, in Fort Worth, TX, of health complications. Bob was born Feb. 4, 1933, in Clayton, the second of nine children of John D. and Marie R. Franklin. Bob married Barbara Lee Wichmann on Sept. 4, 1959 in Cedar Rapids, where they lived all of […]

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OBITUARY: F. Richard “Dick” Conway

February 3, 2015 Benton County obituaries

KEYSTONE – F. Richard “Dick” Conway, 88, died Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015, at the Keystone Nursing Care Center. Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, Feb. 6, 2015 at Phillips Funeral Home in Keystone with Deacon Joseph Behounek officiating. Interment will be held at the Keystone Cemetery with Military Rites conducted by Merkel-Bockholt American […]

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OBITUARY: Garth James Wiebold

January 28, 2015 Benton County obituaries

BLAIRSTOWN – Garth James Wiebold, 69, passed from this earth at his home to the loving arms of his Savior on Jan. 24, 2015. Memorial Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, at Grace Lutheran Church in Blairstown with the Rev. David Rempfer officiating. Committal Services will be held at Pleasant Hill […]

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OBITUARY: LaVonne Evelyn Krafka

January 26, 2015 Benton County obituaries

LaVonne Evelyn Krafka, 86, Belle Plaine, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, Jan. 29, at 10:30 a.m. at the First Congregational United Church of Christ in Belle Plaine, where she had been a member for 75 years. Visitation will be Wednesday, Jan. 28, from 4 to […]

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Mildred Helena Schulte Sokol

January 23, 2015 Benton County obituaries

BLAIRSTOWN – Mildred Helena Schulte Sokol, 102, died Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, at the Keystone Nursing Care Center following a brief illness. Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, at St. John’s Catholic Church in Blairstown with the Rev. Craig Steimel as Celebrant. Visitation will be held at the […]

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OBITUARY: Zenolia J. Schirm

January 21, 2015 Benton County obituaries

NEWHALL – Zenolia J. Schirm, 92, died Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, at the Hiawatha Care Center. Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, at St. John Lutheran Church in Newhall with Rev. Steven Rempfer officiating. Interment will be held at St. John Cemetery in Newhall. Friends may call from 4 […]

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OBITUARY: Karol Anne Horne

January 19, 2015 Benton County obituaries

CHELSEA – Karol Anne Horne, 57, Chelsea, passed away Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, at her home in Chelsea surrounded by her family, under the care of Iowa River Hospice. A Funeral liturgy will be held Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015 at 10 a.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Tama with Father Michael Mescher officiating. Interment […]

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OBITUARY: Wade Eric Grantham

January 9, 2015 Benton County obituaries

Wade Eric Grantham, 48, Shorewood, MN, died Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015, in Shorewood, MN. Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Hrabak Funeral Home in Belle Plaine by Pastor Kate West. Visitation will be Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015, from 1 to 3 p.m. at Huber Funeral Home Chapel, 520 2nd St., Excelsior, MN, and […]

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