Melissa Lambrecht


Debra Lynn Collins

Debra Lynn Collins, age 59, of Chariton, Iowa formerly of Centerville died Thursday, May 14, 2015 at the University of Iowa Hospital, Iowa City, Iowa. Arrangements will be announced from the Lange Funeral Home & Crematory, Centerville, Iowa.

Doris Craft

  DORIS CRAFT OTTUMWA-Doris M. Craft, 89, formerly of Ottumwa, died at 11:38 a.m. May 13, 2015 at the Village at Legacy Pointe in Waukee. She was born September 30, 1925 in Ottumwa to Raymond and Minnie Lessen McDaniel.  She married Donald W. Craft on January 6, 1946.  He preceded her in death on December 1, 2011. A graduate of Ottumwa High School, Doris had been a resident of Ottumwa all of her life before she and her husband moved to the Des Moines area in 2002. She was a memberRead More

Lee Taylor Gobble II

Lee Taylor Gobble II, 100, of Fairfield departed this life at 1:20 A.M. Monday April 27, 2015 at Parkview Care Center, Fairfield. Lee had donated his body to University of Iowa Department of Anatomy for scientific study. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 A.M. Saturday May 16, 2015 in First Presbyterian Church, Fairfield with Rev. Joseph Phipps officiating. Burial of cremains will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Fairfield upon completion of the study. In Lieu of flowers memorials to First Presbyterian Church, Fairfield Little league or Carnegie Museum FoundationRead More

Harmony 2015 Seniors

Rhonda Brown Hannah Conrad Taryn Counts Patrick Douthart Trenton Drummond Bryan Dye Alexis Franklin Richard Franklin Chance McCracken Christopher Pilcher Trevor Poole Stephen Stocker Tessa Story Stephen Townsend Cheyenne Troutman Winston Wallingford Alena Whitaker Dalton Wood Bo Younker.

Ottumwa 2015 Seniors

Aurora Aldaba Arlind Aliu Carleigh Aljets Dylan Allman Andrew Altfillisch Marissa Alvarez Gerardo Andrade Jr. Ismar Argueta Christian Arnold Chandler Bain Ashley Bainbridge Austin Bakalar Michael Bastron Edward Bell Storm Beltran Caitlynn Belz Angela Benge Brett Bennett Deanna Bennett Dorthea Bennett Hope Bitner Wyatt Blegen James Bradley Jr Isabella Brauhn Michal Brauhn Austin Braun Michaela Breeding Lance Breon August Brown Aundria Burton Dakotah Burton Trenton Butler-McCall Alyssa Byrum Isaiah Campbell Ashley Capetillo Arlenne Cardenas Caroline Carlson Claire Carlson Baylie Carnahan Shelbi Carnahan Paul Cartwright Kristi Cary Nathan Cary Alyssa CashRead More

Edward ‘Ted’ Wilson

Edward ‘Ted’ Wilson, age 82, passed away May 7, at his home in Fairfield, after a long illness. Visitation will be at the Behner Funeral Home, Tuesday, May 12, 6:30 to 8:30 pm. Burial will be at the Evergreen cemetery, Wednesday, May 13, 9:30 am. Ed was born on August 6, 1932 in Sharon, Pennsylvania to his parents James S. and Beatrice Mae Wilson.  He had seven brothers and one sister. Two of Ed’s brothers served in the military during World War 2.  His oldest brother was a crewman onRead More

Red Collier

  RED COLLIER OTTUMWA-Lloyd L. “Red” Collier, 83, of 11620 Rabbit Run Rd., died May 10, 2015 at his home. He was born September 16, 1931 in Hilltop, MO to William and Ollie Mae Pickens Collier.  He married Charlotte L. Collett on June 19, 1957.  She preceded him in death on November 15, 1996. Red was a graduate of Ottumwa High School, and served with the U.S. Army in Germany from 1952 to 1953. He had worked at John Morrell & Co. until 1973 when he and his wife moved toRead More

David Thompson

DAVID THOMPSON OTTUMWA- David Kendel Thompson, 61, of Olean, NY, formerly of Ottumwa, died April 19, 2015 at his home. He was born December 13, 1953 at the Air Force Regional Hospital in Wiesbaden, Germany, the son of Charles Kendel and Anita Yvonne Thompson.  On April 17, 1981 in Norfolk, VA, he married Gail M. Runkle. Dave grew up in Ottumwa and resided in Olean, NY since 1998.  A U.S. Navy veteran of both Vietnam and the Gulf wars, he served for 26 years and retired as a master chiefRead More

Jean Hem

   JEAN  HEM OTTUMWA – Jean LaVonne Hem, 77, of Ottumwa died at 4:23 a.m. May 10, 2015 at the Good Samaritan Society – Ottumwa. She was born July 11, 1937 in Ottumwa to John W. and Pansy L. Bower Hartman.  She married James Robert Dean “Bob” Hem on July 8, 1956.  He preceded her in death on October 1, 2005. A graduate of Ottumwa High School in 1956, she had worked at the Ottumwa Courier as the Classified Ad Manager, retiring after 30 years. She was a member ofRead More

Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont 2015 Seniors

Bailey Baker Sadie Baugher Nathaniel Bay David Beason Cody Brown Sylina Busch Dexter Clark Amber Davis Gage DeLaCruz Gabriel DeWitt Courtney Durst Nicholas Edge Bailey Edmonds Talya Evans Taylor Evans Emily Flaig Sean Fowler Cayla Glosser Jeren Glosser Mathew Glosser BriAnna Hardy Emma Haselhuhn Katelyn Herr Emily Hoover Olivia Hotchkiss Jordan Huff Jevin Jensen Josh Johnson Hunter Johnston Caleb Kelderman Hunter Kelderman Annie Larkin Daniel Larkin Grace Lee Jreyton Linderman Jake Long Cierra Lopez Austin Lorenz Allison Loving Rachel Maloy Nathan McGinnis Roseanna Miller Madeline Mock Vesta Blair Moore BaileyRead More

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Cardinal 2015 Seniors

Jessica Dannielle Acosta Alexis Lynn Adam Tyler Ambrose Albert Amy Lynette Beattie Emilee Ray Beattie Taylor Alen Blunt Kalin Wyatt Brown Nicole Renea Cale Ashley Marie Collett Chase Allen Courtney Alyssa Janae Davis Connor Anthony Davis Kalie Marie Day Jacob Michael Duffy Kaleb Robert Durflinger Madison Ann Durflinger Samantha Ann Evans Austin Lee Fisk Jesse Kay Garber Brianna Jean Giberson Adam Michael Giltner Trenton Ray Goodell Grant Thomas Grooms Dalis Makayla Grosekempber-Bride Dylan Lane Guiter Casey Lynn Gustafson Kenndal Arlene Hafele Brittany Michelle Harland Ashley Marie Hart Quinn Evan HonomichlRead More

Van Buren 2015 Seniors

Braxton McKenzie Bainbridge Ryan Kay Booth Dalton Shane Brombaugh Jocelyn Quinn Carr Athena Dade Coffman Wyatt Dean Cole Alison Yoo-Jung-Kim Dickinson Samuel William Dickinson Sierra Allison Edmundson Lucas John Francis Elfers Shayla Ranae Filson Savannah Mae Findley Sarah Renae Frey Jesse Lee Fuller Pedrick  Mason Garrett Mariah Elizabeth Giberson Crystal Marie Grimm Vaughn Nathaniel Helling Allison Celeste Hendricks Courtney Dawn Horn Kolton Lewis Horn Tyler James Hyde Kaitlyn Marie Johnson Dakota Lee LaRue Nolan Brett Lydolph Kourtney M. McKinney Brandon Michael Plecker Garrett Lee Saunders Brayden Elijah Starnes Kaylee AnnRead More

Centerville 2015 Seniors

Alexander, Cole Winston Allen, Jessica LeAnna Ballalatak, Tristan Bradley Bauman, Brett Michael Belloma, Dayton James Bieber, Michael Benjamin Bratz, Kathryn LeAnn Buckallew, Sydney Morgan Budiselich, Elizabeth Nicole Butcher, Patience Elizabeth Ann Butler, Mindy Jo Clawson, Mariah Elizabeth Coatney, Noah Aron Michael Cope, Michael James Cortesio, Gabrielle Michelinna Cossolotto, Michaela Ann Crockett, Cody William Dabney, Blake Benjamin Dommer, Sydney Mercedes Draper, William O Eddy, Eli Christopher Eddy, Lucas James Evers, Tyler Robert Felkins, Hunter Marie Foster, Amanda Jean Gill, Marshall Lewis Gilman, Kellee Shae Glosser, Devon Jacob Grenko, Stephanie Nicole Guerrero,Read More

Sigourney 2015 Seniors

Taylor Lea Albaugh Bethany Jean Bailey Bryce Alan Brown Mary Elizabeth Calhoun Jordan Elizabeth Carter Dallas James Clubb Stormy Leann Clubb Kacey Quinn Marie Cranston Andrew Michael Decker Adam Douglas DeRegnier Kaitlyn Marie Dillon JC Daniel  Dumont Madison Lee Fairchild Zachary Dwayne Fox Nathan Michael Fritz Cassandra Rose Gott Adam Lee Gragg Gage Michael Greiner Courtney Jean Herman Abdul-Ghani Ibrahim Jammal Cory James Jarmes Abby Lynn Johnson Colby Michael Kerkove Hayley Irene Kitzman Curtis Lee Klett Blane Benjamin Long Lithanieum Daniel Lough McCoy Keegan Douglas Michel Colton James Powers Terra LizabethRead More

Pekin 2015 Seniors

Tanner Reed Adam Paige Marie Baetsle Madelyn Jeanette Baker Skylar Baker Kayla Renee’ Barton Brad Allen Beam Avery Joel Bennett Matthew Cecil Bollinger Jeffrey Allen Brain Mary Margaret Brown Cassie Marie Clubb Lane Robert Cox Austin Crochet Torrent James Decker Baylie Cheyenne Dimmitt Gabrielle Elise Earnest Scott Entsminger II Ligeia R. Ervin Samantha Kay Fink Bridget Marie Fritchen McKenna Lynn Gambell Gretchen Anne Greiner Billie Daniel Griffin Jordan John Hinshaw John David Hollingsworth Whitney Ann Horras Jerica Lynn Ingle Erica Sue Johnson Matthew Leo Jones Micaela Renae Knapp Logan ChristopherRead More

Debra Ann Wood

Debra Ann Wood, age 59 of Fairfield, passed away Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at University of Iowa Hospital & Clinics, Iowa City, IA. Per her wishes her body has been cremated. Visitation for family and friends will be 9:30 am – 11:00 am, Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at New Life Community Church prior to the memorial service.  Memorial service will be 11:00 am, Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at New Life Community Church with Pastor Tim DeVries officiating.  Burial of cremains will be at a later date. Memorials can be madeRead More

Jerry Joseph Schillerstrom

Jerry Joseph Schillerstrom, age 73 of Fairfield, passed away at his home Wednesday, May 7, 2015.Prayers for a Christian wake will be 5:30 pm, Sunday, May 10, 2015 prior to the visitation at St Mary Catholic Church.  Visitation for family and friends will be 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Funeral services will be 10:00 am, Monday, May 11, 2015 at St Mary Catholic Church with Father Nick Adam officiating.  Burial with military rites will be at Memorial Lawn, Fairfield, Iowa. A memorial has been established.  Cards and memorials can beRead More

Philip Junior “P.J.” Valentine

   PHIL VALENTINE OTTUMWA-Philip Junior “P.J.” Valentine, 86, of 519 Osceola, formerly of Munterville, died at 1:15 p.m. May 6, 2015 at Hospice House in Ottumwa. He was born September 13, 1928 in East Moline, IL to Philip Earnest and Myrtle DeMoss Valentine.  He married Eunice Van Tassel on June 11, 1950. A 1948 graduate of Ottumwa High School, he served in the U.S. Army in Korea.  Phil worked at John Morrell & Co. until 1973, and then worked at John Deere Ottumwa Works until he retired. He had beenRead More

Sheila K. Shepherd Routh

SHEILA ROUTH OTTUMWA-Sheila K.  Shepherd Routh, 58, of Rogersville, MO formerly of Ottumwa, died May 5, 2015 at her home. She was born September 17, 1956 in Ottumwa, IA to George R. and Donna Randall Shepherd. She married Johnny Routh on September 3, 2000. A 1975 graduate of Ottumwa High School, Sheila had been a resident of Springfield, MO before moving to Rogersville in 2013. She was a Seventh Day Adventist. Surviving is her husband, Johnny; two sons, Ricky  and daughter-in-law, Trina  Mobley of Springfield, MO and Justin and daughter-in-law,Read More

Davis County 2015 Seniors

Kyle Kelly Bales Kate Lynn Birchmier Blair LuAnn Bodkins McKayla Renea’ Boyd Bethany Ann Bremer Alexander Justin Brown Chandler David Burns Keagen Lee Campbell MacAllister Ray Chilton Natasha Lynn Clawson Dakota Collier Conner James Davidson Anthony Austin Davis Sheridan Michael Duffield Spencer Ryan Duffield Sheridan Dani Elizabeth Dunlavy Heather Danielle Eaton Brady Wesley Fenton Janel Renee Fenton Kenzie Flanigan Ryan Lee Fowler Dillon Levi Garrett Coty Edward Good Allison Jo Gooden Saban Tracy Goodson Macy Claire Grooms Camile Diane Guiter Joey Layne Gunter Justin Clay Hamaker Marissa Lura Elizabeth HamburgRead More

Albia 2015 Seniors

Austin Armstrong Brett Baker Matthew Baker Braedyn Baylor Tyler Beary Noah Belt Macenzie Billings Elijah Bishop Justin Bossard Taegen Bossard George Brady Keegan Bruess Nathan Burkman Cody Carlson William Carver Sarah Clark Natalie Corbine John Cross Emma Dinneen Colton Dorpinghaus Holly Duncan Ashley Emanuel Marcos Ferreyra Baylie Ford Jordan Fry Hunter Gerths Jade Golden-Little Paige Golden-Little Caleb Gradeless Caleb Gray Makenzie Griffin Mariah Hamilton Nathaniel Haveman Jay Heaton Ryan Heaton Cyrus Heffron Nathan Herz Marissa Hugen Kaylynn Jamieson Jacob Jensen Kaytelyn Jerasa Kole Jones Kieran Judge Issiaha Keegel Mary Kent Dylan Knowles Lea Kunkel Kacie Lahart Alicia Lancaster Jacob Lenger Maria Maddy Mikyla Martin Bradley Martinez Taith May Jordon McAvoy Connor McDonough Abby McGee Alison McGrath Cassidy Moore Tyler Pasut Jordan Pope Cheyenne Pottorff Tiara Powers Angel Reaves Kasey Reed Antonio Rios Richie Runnells Luke Sarver Ryan SarverRead More

Jimmy D. Cole

Jimmy D. Cole, 79, of Bentonsport died at 2:50 P.M. Monday May 4, 2015 at home.  He was born September 2, 1935 in Pittsburg to Morris J. and Vergil M. Robbins Cole.  Jimmy grew up in Pittsburg and lived his adult life in Bentonsport.  He enjoyed antique cars, motorcycles and attending auctions.  Most of all he enjoyed his family especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  Surviving are his wife, Elaine, a son, Rickie D. Cole and a daughter, Vicki J. Randolph all of Bentonsport, a brother, Ronald Cole of Elma, WA,Read More

Cynthia “Cindy” Marie Starr

Cynthia “Cindy” Marie Starr, age 70 of Birmingham, passed away Monday, May 4, 2015 at Parkview Care Center, Fairfield, IA. Per her wishes she has been cremated. Visitation for family and friends will be 10:00 am – 11:00 am, Friday, May 8, 2015 prior to the memorial service at Suburban Heights Baptist Church. Memorial service will be 11:00 am, Friday, May 8, 2015 at Suburban Heights Baptist Church with Pastor Ed Parker officiating.   Private burial of cremains will be at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials can beRead More

Edith Gonterman

Edith Gonterman, 86, of Bonaparte died at 6:58 A.M. Friday May 1, 2015 at the home of her son, Marty Gonterman in rural Bonaparte.  She was born July 26, 1928 in rural Bonaparte to Carl R. and Martha M. Murphy Mellen and married Jack Gonterman June 3, 1950.  He died July 1999.  Edith grew up outside Bonaparte on the family farm, graduated from Bonaparte High School in 1945 and University of Iowa with an accounting degree in 1949.  Edith and Jack lived and farmed the family farm until 1994.  SheRead More