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Benton County obituaries

OBITUARY: Garth James Wiebold

by jmagdefrau on January 28, 2015

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

by jmagdefrau on January 26, 2015

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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OBITUARY: John Charles Walter

January 5, 2015 Benton County obituaries

Legendary rodeo stock contractor and cowboy John Charles Walter, 72, Kirksville, MO, formerly of Watkins passed away Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015. Visitation will be held from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, at Travis-Noe Funeral Home in Kirksville, MO. Funeral services will immediately follow at 2 p.m. Burial will be at […]

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OBITUARY: Robert Joseph McCormick

January 4, 2015 Benton County obituaries

KEYSTONE – Robert Joseph McCormick, 74, died peacefully in his sleep on Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, January 7, 2015, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Van Horne with Father Craig Steimel as Celebrant. Interment will be held at Calvary Cemetery near Van Horne. Visitation […]

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OBITUARY: Margaret L. Tow Rinderknecht

January 1, 2015 Benton County obituaries

ATKINS – Margaret L. Tow Rinderknecht, 96, died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014, at Ed and Joan Hemphill St. Luke’s Hospice in Cedar Rapids following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015, with the Rev. Steven Rempfer officiating. Interment will be held at St. Stephen’s Cemetery near Atkins. Visitation […]

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OBITUARY: Marjorie Rose (Lewis) Nieland

December 30, 2014 Benton County obituaries

BLAIRSTOWN – Marjorie Rose (Lewis) Nieland, 83, Blairstown and Belle Plaine, died on Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014, at the Belle Plaine Nursing and Rehab Center in Belle Plaine. Marjorie died of a broken heart after the passing of her husband, Dean R. Nieland on Feb. 15, 2014. Dean was cremated and Marjorie will join him in […]

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