Joyce Rasmussen

October 5, 2016

Joyce Ann Rasmussen, daughter of Eldoris and Mary (Greathouse) Cremeens, was born May 30, 1952 in Illinois. Joyce grew up in Illinois and she graduated from high school in 1970. Joyce was a stay at home mom and she raised her children until 1986 when...

Earl Wood

October 2, 2016

Earl Eugene Wood, son of James Mitchell and Eva Violet (Seviers) Wood, was born at Mount Ayr, Iowa on April 4, 1929. Earl attended school at Mount Ayr. He would later marry and he is the father to three children; Gary, Pauline and Ronald. Earl wa...

Maxine Tridle

September 29, 2016

Helen Maxine Garner Tridle was born to Marion and Mildred Mayo Garner on October 21, 1935 in a one room bunkhouse in Atchison County Missouri near Rockport. Maxine was met at home by brother Bill and sister LoDean. The family soon moved to Springdal...

Donnie K. Clark

September 24, 2016

Donald Keith Clark was born June 21, 1959 to Roy Edward Clark and Louisa Lucille (Warner) Mercer at the Ringgold County Hospital in Mount Ayr. Donnie attended to Mount Ayr Community School. Donnie later moved to Glenwood where he remained until...

Irene Spencer

September 23, 2016

Irene Spencer, daughter of Charles Logan and Bertha Odesa (Hammond) Waddell, was born December 6, 1920 at Mount Ayr, Iowa. On January 15, 1943, Irene was united in marriage to Barton LeRoy Spencer in Louisiana. Irene and Barton would later welcome...

Robert L. Novak

September 19, 2016

Robert Louis Novak, 95, of Sterling, VA, passed away September 19, 2016. He was the son of Cyril & Maud Novak and was born on September 4, 1921 in Ringgold County, Iowa. Upon graduation from Benton High School he attended Iowa State University. He...

Ross Bishop

September 6, 2016

Ross Edwin Bishop passed away on September 6, 2016 in Albuquerque, NM. Ross was the firstborn child of Larry and Kathleen (Asselmeier) Bishop and made his entrance on January 8, 1986 in Des Moines, Iowa and was joined by his sister, Brenna Lyn Bish...

Dorothy Baker

September 9, 2016

Dorothy Jean (Symonds) Baker was born February 11, 1929 to Ernest and Florence (Ray) Symonds. She was welcomed home by sister Darlene. Later the family welcomed brothers Dean and Tommy. Dorothy graduated from high school in Lenox, Iowa with the cl...

Jack Carson

September 11, 2016

Jackie Lee Carson was born in Knowlton, Iowa on December 23, 1942. He was the first of two sons born to Leo Frank & Dorothy Marie (Ruby) Carson. Jack attended country school at Knowlton and east of Diagonal before entering Diagonal Community School. ...

Lucy Comer

August 29, 2016

Eva Lucielle Hammons Comer was born in a farmhouse southwest of Tabor, Iowa to James Franklin and Alta (Brammer) Hammons. Born to this union was 11 children and Lucy being number 9. She grew up in the country and attended country school through t...

Vera Moore

August 21, 2016

Vera Florence (Austin) Moore, oldest daughter of John Elmer and Lula Alice (Akins) Austin, was born, August 18, 1922, at home in Lorimor, Iowa. Vera attended the Baptist Church in Lorimor and was baptized there as a young girl. Vera attended and gr...

Ethel Campbell

August 19, 2016

Ethel Campbell, 78, of Shannon City passed away August 19, 2016, at the Mount Ayr Health Care Center. The funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, August 23, 2016, at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Mount Ayr; the Rev. John Rutz...

Gene Parman

August 14, 2016


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Gene Parman, 88, of Mesa AZ, passed away on August 14, 2016 at Banner Heart Hospital in Mesa , AZ. Gene was born in Hatfield, MO on August 26, 1927 to Albert and Cordia Parman. He spent the first 34 years of his life in Iowa where he married Martha...

Shirley Sweeney

August 9, 2016

Edna Shirley Sweeney, daughter of Charles William and Blanche Lucille (Vangorp) Lehmkuhl, was born November 22, 1924 in Percy, Iowa. Shirley graduated from Mitchellville High School in 1942. Shirley had an adventurous spirit about her that her gra...

Terry Tull

August 8, 2016

Terry Gene Tull the third child of Archie Ivan and RoEmma Murlen (Sissel) Tull was born at home at Hatfield, Missouri January 18, 1958. He passed away at the Iowa Methodist Hospital in Des Moines. Terry attended school at Mount Ayr Community and ...

Grace Moser

August 6, 2016

Grace Moser, daughter of Ray & Frances L. (Mathews) McCauslin, was born February 11, 1924 at New Hampton, Iowa. Grace graduated from high school and received her teaching degree from Iowa State University in Ames. She taught home economics at Mount A...

Laura Osborn

August 6, 2016

Laura May Osborn, daughter of William Lewis & Luella May (MaHaffy) Brant, was born December 21, 1939 at Lincoln, NE. Laura married John Osborn in Enid, Oklahoma. They lived in Atlantic, Iowa and Diagonal, Iowa before moving to Tingley, Iowa in 1968 w...

Iris Osborn

August 4, 2016

Iris Gloria Osborn, daughter of Frank H. & Edrie Irene (Day) Culbertson, was born at Knowlton, Iowa on February 12, 1924. Iris grew up in Ringgold County and attended high school in Mount Ayr and then Redding, graduating from Redding High School. I...

John K. Sickels

July 31, 2016

John Keith Sickels was born April 4, 1926 on the family farm near Kellerton to Sherman Rex and Fern Mildred Lavonne (Wehrle) Sickels. He graduated from Mount Ayr High School in 1946. John helped his father Rex on the farm through his school years. ...

Darlene Ricker

July 29, 2016

Darlene Ricker, 94, passed away July 29 at the Clearview Home in Mount Ayr. Darlene was born September 5, 1921 in Prescott, Iowa, to Harold and Berneice Schaefer. Upon the death of her mother, at age 10 she and her brothers and sister were raised...

Lorraine Crone

August 2, 2016

Lorraine Crone, daughter of Virgil Leroy and Gladys (Cecil) Sharp, was born October 14, 1930 in North Platte, Nebraska. The family later moved to Ontario, Oregon where she grew up and attended school. Lorraine married Lyle Dean Crone and they had t...

Karla (Faris) Moberly

June 29, 2016

The Lord called Karla home on June 29, 2016. Born April 14, 1940 in Ottumwa, Iowa, daughter of Lynden and Gladys Faris. Beloved wife for 54 years of William Moberly of Santa Rosa, mother to Laurie (Daniel) Williams of Davis, CA and Bryan (MaryAnn) Mo...

Velma King-Lorenz

July 25, 2016

Velma King Lorenz was born March 1, 1922 to Sylvia Brown Kennedy and Reed Kennedy in Ringgold County, Iowa. She departed this life at Clearview Home in Clearfield, Iowa on July 25, 2016. Velma grew up and attended schools in Mount Ayr, Iowa. She ...

Clifford (Gene) Reed

July 22, 2016

Clifford Eugene "Gene" Reed, son of Oscar & Loreen (Scadden) Reed, was born April 16, 1948 at Leon, Iowa. Gene grew up at Van Wert and Grand River. Gene knew how to work and had a steady job since he was 14. He graduated from Grand Valley High School...

Carolyn (Katie) Jordan

July 20, 2016

Carolyn Howard Jordan, daughter of Frank & Margaret (Tappan) Howard, was born January 13, 1930 in Chicago, IL. Katie, as she was known to all as, graduated from high school, and attended college, before becoming a mother to Michael, Rex, Terr...