Faith Shinkle

January 19, 2018

Faith Jewell Lamoreaux entered this world in Mount Ayr, Iowa on September 8, 1926 and was born and raised by Colorado pioneers Alvin Roy Lamoreaux and Mavia Fern Hollingsworth Lamoreaux; joining an older sister, Eva Carol. As the daughter of a Wor...

Lynda Rolfe

January 13, 2018

Lynda Suzanne Propst Rolfe, of Lamoni, Iowa, passed away at the age of 71, Saturday January 12th, 2018 at 5:30pm. Lynda was released from a two year battle with cancer and died peacefully surrounded by family, even singing the night before. Lynda ...

Norma Shay

January 11, 2018

Norma Lucille Shay, daughter of Trevor Lee & Mildred Rachel (King) Jones, was born November 29, 1921 at Wabash, Indiana. Norma graduated from Central High School at Kalamazoo, Michigan. Norma met Robert Thomas Shay while he was in the military and...

Marjorie "Grandma" Perry

January 5, 2018

Marjorie Ellen Perry was 98 years old, residing with her daughter Angie and son-in-law Bill Hynek of rural Ellston at the time of her death. She passed away January 5, 2018 at home from congestive heart failure. Marjorie was born November 13, 19...

Colleen Greenman

January 2, 2018

Colleen Marie Greenman was born January 11, 1937 to Lyman Laurence Larsen and Corene Elizabeth (Birkeland) Larsen in Roland, Iowa. She graduated from Mount Ayr High School in 1955. Colleen was united marriage to Ronald Lee Smith and to this union...

Richard Pierick

December 18, 2017


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Richard Lyle Pierick, 88, of Crystal, formerly of Des Moines, IA, died Monday afternoon, Dec. 18, 2017 at Centennial Gardens Care Facility in Crystal, MN. Richard was born July 6, 1929 at Des Moines, IA to Katherine and Joseph Pierick. He grew u...

Margaret Fletchall

December 21, 2017

Margaret Fern Fletchall passed away at the age of 104, on December 21, 2017, at the Mount Ayr Health Care Center in Mount Ayr, Iowa. Margaret was born on October 31, 1913, in Ringgold County, to Walter and Luella Harden. When she was six years ol...

Ed Still

December 22, 2017

Edwin Gilbert Still passed away peacefully in his home on December 22nd, 2017. Those who loved him and will cherish his memory forever surrounded him in his final moments. Edwin, or Ed as he was known to most, was born on September 15th, 1937 at h...

Wilmina Jennings

December 13, 2017

Wilmina Mae (Wilkey) Jennings was born in Douglas Township, Montgomery County, Iowa, to Harold A. (Jack) Wilkey and Lula Olive (Wagaman) Wilkey January 18, 1925. Wilmina lived, loved and served the Ellston and Ringgold County area since about 1939 w...

Leota Vandermark

December 14, 2017

Leota Maxine Vandermark was born July 12, 1943 in Des Moines, Iowa to Charles Andrew Lippincott and Maxine (Johnson) Lippincott. After high school Leota was united in marriage to Ralph Richard Vandermark. They lived in the Des Moines area where Leo...

Beverly C. Mickael

December 18, 2017

Beverly Clark Mickael passed away Monday, December 18, 2017 at the Clearview Home in Mount Ayr. No service are planned for Beverly at this time....

Margaret Rhodes

December 11, 2017

Margaret Edna Rhodes, 5th child of 11 children born to Roy and Gertrude (Davis) Dailey, was born February 4, 1920 in rural Mount Ayr, Iowa. Margaret was baptized in the First Christian Church in Mount Ayr at a young age. Margaret grew up at Mount ...

Robert Cameron

December 7, 2017

Robert (Bob) Alan Cameron was born on August 31, 1956 to Theola Maxine (Monk) Cameron and Lloyd Eugene Cameron in Corning, Iowa. He was the second eldest of four children. Robert graduated from Clearfield High School in 1975. He was known, in ...

Gloria Kelley

December 10, 2017

Gloria Manong Kelley was born August 9, 1951 in the Philippines. She was the daughter of Bernabe & Pelar (Manong) Manong. Gloria grew up in the Philippines. She graduated from the College for Secretarial and she worked in the Philippines for the Mini...

Mildred Peterson

December 10, 2017

Mildred Frances Peterson was born April 5, 1929 in Union County, Iowa, and passed away December 10, 2017 at the Clearview Home in Mount Ayr at the age of 88 years and 8 months. She was born the daughter of Clement and Lora (Hageman) Todd. On May ...

Edgar Robertson

December 8, 2017


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Edgar E. Robertson was born to Elvin and Florence Robertson on October 27, 1931 in Worth County, Missouri. He departed this life on December 8, 2017 at his home in Fontanelle, Iowa at the age of 86. Edgar was united in marriage to Opal “Jeane”...

Doyle Saville

November 14, 2017

Doyle Dean Saville left us for his heavenly home on November 14, 2017 at the age of 78. Surrounded by his loved ones, he peacefully passed at the Ringgold County Hospital. Doyle was born to the late Ansel and Ila (Sutherland) Saville on Christmas ...

Lila Greene

November 9, 2017

Lila was born September 8th, 1935 at home in Tingley, Iowa to her loving parents Glenn and Opal Waddell Keller. She graduated from Shannon City High School and attended Creston Community Jr. College in Creston, Iowa. Lila married Jack Morris Greene o...

Martha Ricker

November 14, 2017

Martha Ann Waugh was born February 28th of the year 1962 in Des Moines, Iowa to parents Denzil and Socorro Waugh. She joined her parents and big brother, Eugene Waugh, at the family’s country home in Redding, Iowa. Martha spent her early childhood ...

Donna Dittman

November 14, 2017

Donna Marie (Hasselkus) Dittman, 91, formerly of Cheyenne, passed away November 14th in Mt. Ayr, Iowa. She was born in rural Sandusky County, Elmore, Ohio on September 23, 1926 to Willet Lee Hasselkus and Frieda Dorthea Martha (Bergman). She was a 19...

Esta Deemer

November 10, 2017

Esta Twyla Deemer, daughter of Clarence & Marie (Price) Walter, was born November 17, 1917 in Mt Ayr, Iowa. Here Esta grew up and graduated from Mt Ayr High School. On December 11, 1942 Esta was united in marriage to Harold J Deemer in Grant City...

Mary L. Miller

October 29, 2017

Mary Lynn (Eighme) Miller was born January 31, 1949 in Creston, Iowa to Lucius Dale Eighme and Georgia Lee (Lutz) Eighme. She graduated from Mount Ayr High School in 1967. On June 24, 1967 Mary was united in marriage to Dennis Marvin Miller. Mar...

Craig Ford

August 17, 2017

Craig Allen Ford, youngest son born to Edward E. & Margaret E. (Sullivan) Ford, was born July 29, 1955 at the Ringgold County Hospital in Mount Ayr, Iowa. Craig was welcomed home by his older brothers, Charles and Mike; and would later help welco...

Veva Vorhies

November 5, 2017

Veva Joy (Short) Vorhies was born on a farm near Diagonal on April 23, 1930. She lived her early life with her parents Ray and Minnie (Reynolds) Short in the Diagonal/Shannon City area. She was the fourth of five surviving children. She graduated ...

Robin Campbell

November 2, 2017

Robin Louise Campbell was born November 10, 1956 to Robert and RoJean Dawson of Des Moines, IA. Growing up Robin was a wonderful and caring sister to her siblings, Judy, Bobby and Roxanne.  Robin attend school in Des Moines, graduating from Roose...