Obituary Archives

Joe Franey

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Hometown: 
Jefferson
Date of Birth: 
June 19, 1940
Date of Death: 
July 11, 2014

Joe Franey, 74, of Jefferson, died Saturday, July 12th, at the Greene County Medical Center in Jefferson. No services are planned. A visitation with his family will be held Saturday from 5 to 7 pm at the Brown Funeral Home in Jefferson. A private family burial will be at the St. Patrick's Cemetery west of Churdan.

Duane Shriver

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Hometown: 
Kissimmee, FL., formerly of Paton
Date of Birth: 
April 26, 1943
Date of Death: 
July 10, 2014

Duane Leroy Shriver
1943 - 2014

Duane Shriver, the son of Darrell and Jessie (Drayer) Shriver, was born April 26, 1943 at Jefferson, Iowa and departed this life July 10, 2014 at Kissimmee, Florida. He lived his life to the age of 71 years, 2 months and 14 days.

Duane attended and graduated from the Paton High School in 1961and later attended Buena Vista College in Storm Lake for two years. He then attended Palmer’s Chiropractic College in Davenport where he received his degree in March of 1969.

Roberta (Birdie) Hall

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Hometown: 
Farnhamville
Date of Birth: 
May 18, 1920
Date of Death: 
July 7, 2014

Services for Roberta (Birdie) Hall, 94, of Farnhamville, will be held at 11 am Thursday at the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Farnhamville. Burial will be in the Reading Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9:30 am to time of service at the church. The Brown Funeral Home of Jefferson is assisting the family.
Survivors include her children; Gary of Farnhamville, Shelly Berger of Jefferson and Mike of Cedar Rapids.

Dale (Tom) Lundy

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Hometown: 
LaGrange Park, Illinois, formerly of Churdan
Date of Birth: 
February 6, 1928
Date of Death: 
June 26, 2014
Survived by:: 
Wife: Betty, daughter, Susan Christopher & son, James Lundy

Local services: 2 PM Thursday at the Churdan Methodist Church. Burial in the Highland Cemetery, Visitation: One hour prior to the service at the Church.

Eugenia (Gene) Tilley

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Hometown: 
Stillwater, OK and formerly of Churdan
Date of Birth: 
April 6, 1924
Date of Death: 
June 18, 2014
Survived by:: 
Sons: Joe of Carroll and Dan of Stillwater.

Eugenia (Genie) Tilley, 90, died June 18, 2014 in Perry, Oklahoma. She was born April 6, 1924 in Fulton County Georgia on the Chattahoochee River on Power's Ferry Road to the late Luther Burney Morris and Eugenia Elizabeth Power Morris. She grew up and attended schools on the North side of Atlanta, Georgia. She worked at the Atlanta Farmer's Market, Peachtree Hills Pharmacy and for the Southern Railway from the time she was 16 years old.

Patricia (Pat) Adams

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Hometown: 
Churdan
Date of Birth: 
July 31, 1929
Date of Death: 
June 18, 2014
Survived by:: 
Son Larry and sister,

Pat Adams, the daughter of Dean and Mary (Mackey) Howard, was born July 31, 1929 on the family farm near Churdan, Iowa and departed this life June 18, 2014 at the Greene County Medical Center in Jefferson, Iowa. She lived a full life to the age of 84 years, 10 months and 19 days.

Earl K. Davis

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Hometown: 
Lohrville, Iowa
Date of Birth: 
April 28, 1926
Date of Death: 
May 25, 2014

Graveside services will be held at 11 am Wednesday at the Evergreen Cemetery south of Lohrville. No other services will be held at this time.

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Earl Kropf Davis of Lohrville was born in Fort Dodge, Iowa April 28, 1926 to Earl C. and Agnes (Kropf) Davis. He passed away on May 25, 2014 at the Stewart Memorial Hospital in Lake City. He lived his life to the age of 88 years and 27 days.

Isabelle Annear

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Hometown: 
Adaza
Date of Birth: 
October 20, 1914
Date of Death: 
May 1, 2014

Isabelle Thelma (Gute) Annear, was born October 20, 1914 to William and Rushie (Visner) Gute on a farm west of Dedham, Iowa. She departed this life on May 1, 2014 at the age of 99 years, 6 months and 11 days at the Greene County Medical Center in Jefferson, Iowa.

Isabelle attended school in Carrollton, Iowa. She was the second oldest of seven children. She always enjoyed working outside and even had her own team of horses that she used to pick corn by hand for her father.

Shirley Fillman

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Hometown: 
Paton
Date of Birth: 
September 4, 1927
Date of Death: 
April 27, 2014

Shirley Jean Powell Fillman, the daughter of Charles and Lydia Pautsch Powell, was born on September 4, 1927 in Deloit, Iowa and went to be with her Lord April 27, 2014 at the Friendship Haven Care Center in Fort Dodge, Iowa. Shirley lived a full life to the age of 86 years, 7 months and 23 days.

Patricia Kevlin

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Hometown: 
Lohrville
Date of Birth: 
May 17, 1930
Date of Death: 
April 21, 2014

Patricia Kevlin, the daughter of Wallace and Bertha (Hoff) Strabala, was born March 17, 1930 in Lohrville, Iowa and departed this life April 21, 2014 at the Israel Family Hospice House in Ames, Iowa following a long illness. She lived her life to the age of 84 years, 1 month and 4 days.

Patricia graduated from the Lohrville High School in 1947 and received her B.A. Degree from Iowa State Teachers College in Cedar Falls in 1961. She later completed her Master’s Degree in School Administration.

James "Bill" Minnehan

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Hometown: 
Fort Dodge, formerly of Churdan
Date of Birth: 
October 29, 1937
Date of Death: 
April 21, 2014

Bill Minnehan, the forth child of Jack and Helen (Tasler) Minnehan, was born October 29, 1937 in Greene County, Iowa and departed this life April 21, 2014 at his home in Fort Dodge, Iowa. He lived his life to the age of 76 years, 5 months and 2 days.

Jim Murphy

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Hometown: 
Jefferson
Date of Birth: 
January 19, 1945
Date of Death: 
April 14, 2014

A celebration of life for Jim Murphy, 69, of Jefferson will be held a 6:00 pm Saturday (April 19th) at the Brown Funeral Home in Jefferson. Visitation with his family will be from 4 to 6 pm at the funeral home.

Jim is survived by his wife, Julie, three sons; Brandon, Kelly and Jamie Murphy, his mother, Betty Johnson and two brothers Dan Murphy and Mike Johnson, all of Jefferson.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials are given in Jim’s name to Saint Jude Hospice in Urbandale.
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Isabelle Nuckolls

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Hometown: 
Paton, Iowa
Date of Birth: 
November 29, 1917
Date of Death: 
March 24, 2014

Funeral services for Isabelle Nuckolls, 96, of Paton, will be held at 10:30 am Monday at the Salem United Methodist Church in Paton with burial in the Paton Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 pm Sunday at the Brown Funeral Home in Jefferson.
Survivors include her daughters; Janine Birch of Paton, Janet Sabus of Jefferson and Jennifer Hoyt of Creston.

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Marie Monahan

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Hometown: 
Churdan
Date of Birth: 
September 7, 1926
Date of Death: 
March 11, 2014

Funeral mass for Marie Monahan, 87, of Churdan, will be held at 10:30 am from St. Columbkille Catholic Church in Churdan with burial in St. Patrick Cemetery. Visitation with her family will be from 4 to 8 pm Friday at the church with a Rosary a 6 pm and a Vigil Service at 6:30 pm.
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Linda Hardy

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Hometown: 
Clive, formerly of rural Lohrville and Churdan
Date of Birth: 
March 23, 1951
Date of Death: 
March 8, 2014

Funeral services for Linda Hardy, 62, of Clive, formerly of rural Lohrville and Churdan, will be held at 10:30 Thursday at St. Columbkille Catholic Church in Churdan with burial in St. Patrick's Catholic Cemetery west of Churdan. Visitation will be Wednesday after 4 PM at the Church with the family present after 5 pm. A Rosary will be prayed at 6 PM and a Vigil for the Deceased service will be at 6:30 PM. The Brown Funeral Home in Churdan is assisting the family.

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Peter F. Krzaczkowski

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Hometown: 
Churdan
Date of Birth: 
February 2, 1948
Date of Death: 
February 28, 2014

No services planned.

Randy Roper

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Hometown: 
Churdan
Date of Birth: 
June 10, 1959
Date of Death: 
February 11, 2014

Randy Roper, 54, of Churdan died Tuesday at Omaha. In accordance with his wishes, a visitation will be held from 3 to 5 pm Saturday at the Brown Funeral Home in Churdan with cremation to follow. No other services are planned. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be given for his children's education.
Survivors include his wife, Angie and his children; Jeremy, Mary Jane and Elizabeth Roper and Jordon LeRoy, all of Churdan. .

Zatha M. Blair

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Hometown: 
Jefferson & Churdan
Date of Birth: 
January 29, 1920
Date of Death: 
February 9, 2014
Survived by:: 
Son, David & wife, Linda and daughter, Elizabeth Bertelli.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday at 10:30 am at the First Baptist Church in Churdan. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 pm Wednesday at the Brown Funeral Home in Churdan. The family will be present from 4 to 7.

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Zatha Blair, daughter of A.B. (Pete) and Pearl (Andrew) Gardner, was born January 29, 1920 in Greene County, Iowa and passed away February 9, 2014 at the Greene County Long Term Care Facility in Jefferson, Iowa. She lived her life to the age of 94 years and 10 days.

Larry Most

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Hometown: 
Jefferson, Iowa
Date of Birth: 
June 8, 1941
Date of Death: 
February 3, 2014

Larry Most, the son of Verne and Thelma (Davis) Most, was born June 8, 1941 at Maywood, Nebraska and passed away peacefully at his home in Jefferson February 3, 2014 at the age of 72 years, 7 months and 25 days.

Gary Hingeley

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Hometown: 
Jefferson, Iowa
Date of Birth: 
December 23, 1965
Date of Death: 
January 18, 2014

No Services planned

Marcella Brend

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Hometown: 
Carroll. Iowa, Formerly of the Churdan and Lohrville area.
Date of Birth: 
June 23, 1941
Date of Death: 
January 11, 2014

Services 10:30 pm Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Lohrville. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 pm Tuesday at the church with a Vigil at 7 pm.

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Marcella Brend, the daughter of E.R. “Bill” and Anna (Tasler) Brend, was born June 23, 1941 at the family farm home west of Churdan, Iowa and departed this life January 11, 2014 at the Loring Hospital in Sac City, Iowa. She lived her life to the age of 72 years, 6 months and 18 days.

Laverne Henning

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Hometown: 
Jefferson
Date of Birth: 
June 10, 1926
Date of Death: 
December 31, 2013

LaVerne Henning, the daughter of Irvin and Vernie (Strahl) Sigler, was born June 10, 1926 in Carroll County, Iowa and passed away at her home December 31, 2013 in Jefferson, Iowa. She lived a full life to the age of 87 years, 6 months and 21 days.

Benjamin "Ed" Stoline

Personal Information
Hometown: 
Jefferson
Date of Birth: 
January 28, 1931
Date of Death: 
December 24, 2013

Benjamin Edward Stoline
1931 – 2013

Ed Stoline, the son of Ben and Matilda (Gosar) Stoline, was born January 28, 1931 at Jefferson, Iowa and peacefully passed away December 24, 2013 at the Regency Park Care Center in Jefferson, Iowa. He lived his life to the age of 82 years, 10 months and 26 days.

Larry Hood

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Hometown: 
Lohrville, Iowa
Date of Birth: 
March 8, 1931
Date of Death: 
December 8, 2013

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 am Wednesday (December 18th) from St. Joseph Catholic Church in Lohrville with burial in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 pm Tuesday (December 17th) at the church with a Rosary prayed at 5 pm and a Vigil for the Deceased at 7 pm.
Memorials are suggested to be given to the Calhoun County Veterans Association or to the Parkinson's Foundation.
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Darlene Miller

Personal Information
Hometown: 
Churdan, Iowa
Date of Birth: 
January 2, 1922
Date of Death: 
November 24, 2013

Visitation: 4 to 7 pm Tuesday at the Churdan United Methodist Church.

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Darlene Miller, the daughter of Ray Eugene and Dorothy (Warren) Carrick, was born January 2, 1922 at Bayard, Iowa and left this life November 24, 2013 at the Greene County Medical Center in Jefferson, Iowa. She lived her life to the age of 91 years, 10 months and 22 days.