Marvin Wyer

November 4, 2015

Marvin Dale Wyer was born September 22, 1937 to John & May (Wickman) Wyer. He passed away peacefully with his family by his side on November 4, 2015 at the age of 78. Marvin attended Neiger Country School near Denver, Missouri and later received ...

John Kelley

November 1, 2015

Dr. John R. Kelley, 74, of Marion, passed away Sunday, November 1, 2015 at St. Luke's Hospital in Cedar Rapids. John was born to Dale and Catherine Kelley on March 13, 1941 in Hepburn, Iowa. He was baptized in the Methodist Church. After a few m...

Naomi Hosfield

November 3, 2015

Naomi Ruth Robison was born June 18, 1933, to Forrest David Robison and Lily Adalene Trisler Robison, in Ellston, Iowa and departed this life on November 3, 2015, at the Ringgold County Hospital in Mount Ayr, Iowa. On February 26, 1952, Naomi Ruth...

Socorro Waugh

October 28, 2015

Socorro Pulido Waugh was born on February 18, 1925 to Maria Ramirez, in Tuxpan, Veracruz, Mexico. Her childhood years were spent growing up and attending school in this village while working alongside her mother as household staff for an affluent fam...

Lloyd Miller

October 23, 2015

Sheridan Lloyd Miller, 20 April 1942 - 23 October 2015. "Bub" as he is affectionately known by siblings lead a full and remarkable life. He grew up in a single family home to mother Cora Miller along with his one brother Ronald "Buck" Miller and ...

Joan Goodale

October 1, 2015

Joan Rosa (Woosley) Goodale was born on August 2, 1930 to William Emmett (Boxer) and Marie (Hoffman) Woosley. She was born in Lead, South Dakota as the family was on a return trip from the west coast. Jo was the 4th of 5 girls. She entered into et...

John Stephens

September 25, 2015

John E. Stephens, son of Dwight F. & Mary B. (Brown) Stephens, was born July 26, 1941, on the farm that his great grandfather homesteaded, south of Mount Ayr, Iowa. The family moved to Martensdale, Iowa where John graduated from high school. J...

Kathryn Chartrand

September 23, 2015

Kathryn Ruth (Faust) Chartrand was born December 22, 1927 to Ruth Louise (Linn) Faust and John Edward Faust in Winterset, Iowa. She was the baby of the family joining her parents and two brothers, Claire and Howard. Kathryn passed away Wednesday, ...

Eric Fuller

August 12, 2015

Eric Melvin Fuller, son of Mickey Joe & Kimberly Rae (Handy) Fuller, was born May 10, 2006 at Mercy Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa. Eric along with mom, dad, and his sister Lilly, moved to Kellerton about 3 years ago. Eric completed third grade at Mou...

Opal Watson

September 12, 2015

Opal Oveda (Hall) Watson, 82, daughter of Albert Milton Hall and Cora Amanda (Fertig) Hall, was born on May 21, 1933 at home in rural Ringgold Co., Iowa. Oveda passed away from this life September 12, 2015 at the Greater Regional Hospice House in Cr...

Lowell Hickman

September 8, 2015

Melvin Lowell Hickman, 86, died Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center, Des Moines, after a short illness. Lowell was born Aug. 24, 1929, to Charles W. and Edith Liese Hickman in Lafayette County, Mo. He graduated from Corder, Mo...

Virginia Sharp

September 6, 2015

Virginia Mae Sharp, daughter of Fred & Cordia (Jones) Jeter, was born July 26, 1934 in Harrison County, Missouri. Virginia married Lyle Sharp and to this marriage was born one son, Lonnie. They would later divorce. Virginia was known as Ginny to ...

John Larson

August 29, 2015

John Larson, Jr was born May 8, 1975 in Juneau, Alaska to Catherine Helene Larson. John passed away on August 29, 2015 in Lake Stevens, Washington. John was greeted home by an older sister, Tami, and later a younger sister, Cindi Jo, and a brother, F...

Maxine Norris

August 22, 2015

Maxine (Barnett) Norris passed away August 22 at Clearview Home in Mount Ayr, Iowa. She will be missed by her daughter and son-in-law, Marjorie and B.K. Showalter and her large and extended family, many friends, and former students. At her reque...

Ronald Simpson

August 17, 2015

Ronald A Simpson was born on December 28, 1939 in Creston, Iowa to Rex A and Helen Mickle Simpson. He passed away on August 17, 2015 at the age of 75. Ron graduated from Shannon City High School in May of 1957 and attended Iowa State University. ...

Edward Schirm

August 6, 2015

Edward Lawrence "Ed" Schirm of Citrus Springs, Florida, was born October 20, 1963 in Creston, Iowa, to the proud parents Rev. Harold Edward & Lena Mae "Lea" (Weaklend) Schirm. He was welcomed home by his big sisters Suzanne and Kathryn. Four years la...

Wayne George

August 2, 2015

Robert Wayne George left this world on August 2, 2015, with is loving wife of 64 years at his side and surrounded by his family. Wayne, as he was called, was born December 22, 1930 at his family home north of Kellerton, IA. He was the son of Rob...

Alan England

July 3, 2015

Alan Bryce England was born August 7, 1965 to Samuel George England and Diana Jean (Walkup) England in Mount Ayr. Alan lived with his grandparents in Blockton, Iowa most of the time while growing up. He graduated from Bedford High School in 1983. ...

Louise Sackett

July 17, 2015

Louise Ann (Burchett) Sackett was born December 31, 1942, in Leon, Iowa, to William Allen and Inez Mary (Jones) Burchett. She grew up in Ringgold County and graduated from Mount Ayr High School in 1961. On September 23, 1961, Louise was united i...

John Walkup

July 16, 2015

John David Walkup, son of Annabel (Haidsiak) and Harold John Walkup, was born March 4, 1957 in the Ringgold County Hospital in Mount Ayr, Iowa. Two older brothers, Mike (6) and Dale (4) welcomed and loved him. John David received his formal educat...

LaViece Barker

July 12, 2015

Vera LaViece (Main) Barker, (known to everyone as LaViece), was born on February 27, 1920 on the Main family farm in Liberty Township in Ringgold County Iowa. She was one of 11 children born to the late Corwin Ernest Main and Mabel Mae (Wood) Mai...

Colleen Knight

July 3, 2015

Colleen was born August 22, 1927 in Promise City, Iowa to Corydon Minor and Lora Anderson. She had six siblings: Enid, Ellis, Clare, Karolyn, Fra and Naomi (who died as an infant). As a child Colleen was blessed with a beautiful voice. At the age...

Kenny Markley

July 3, 2015

Kenny Michael Markley, son of Kenneth Kyle and Lillian Catherine (Novak) Markley, was born January 31, 1948 at Greater Community Hospital in Creston, Iowa. Ken grew up in Mount Ayr and graduated from Mount Ayr High School in 1966. He furthered hi...

Joyce Estes-Andrews

July 9, 2015

Joyce Ann Estes-Andrews, daughter of Katherine D. Raymo and Charles R. Allen, was born September 21, 1942 in Chillicothe, Missouri. Joyce grew up around Chillicothe & Trenton, Missouri, graduating from high school in Weston, Missouri in 1961....

Paul Smith

June 30, 2015

Faith, family, friends and farming?????_ that was Paul Smith. Paul Jennings Smith passed away June 30, 2015 at the Mt. Ayr Healthcare Center in Mt. Ayr, Iowa. Paul Jennings Smith, son of Bertha Johanna (Jennings) and Samuel Jesse Smith, was born ...