Obituaries

IOWA FALLS—Robert Palo, 90, of Iowa Falls, passed away Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, at Scenic Manor. A memorial visitation will be from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, at the Woodley Funeral Home. He will be laid to rest with a private family graveside service at the Alden Cemetery, following visita…

LENEXA, KANSASMargaret Lindsey, formerly of Altoona, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019, at Westchester Village of Lenexa, Kansas. The family will receive friends from 9- 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct.19, at the Boeke Funeral Home in Hubbard with the funeral services to follow at 10 a.m. Burial wi…

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IOWA FALLS - Linda Sue Stine, 66, of Iowa Falls, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City. The Linn’s Funeral Home is helping the family with arrangements. Funeral services will be 1:15 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21, at the Linn’s Funeral Home…

IOWA FALLS—Mary Lawler, 76, of Iowa Falls, passed away at her home. Funeral services are pending with the Surls Funeral Home in Iowa Falls.

LENEXA, KANSAS—Margaret Lindsey, formerly of Altoona, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019 at Westchester Village of Lenexa, Kansas. The family will receive friends from 9-10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at the Boeke Funeral Home in Hubbard with the funeral services to follow at 10 a.m.  Burial w…

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CEDAR FALLS—Patrick “P.J.” Heller Jr., 43, of Cedar Falls and formerly of Steamboat Rock, passed away at his home in Cedar Falls. A memorial visitation will be held Monday, Oct. 21, from 5-7 p.m. at the Woodley Funeral Home. Burial will be at the Steamboat Rock Cemetery at a later date. Wood…

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DOWS - Lavonne Lange, 90, of Dows, passed away Monday, Oct. 14, 2019, at Scenic Manor Nursing Home in Iowa Falls. Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 19, at St. Peter’s U.C.C. in rural Geneva with burial in the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. on Friday at t…

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HAMPTON-Rev. Darwin Cole, 59, of Hampton and formerly of Iowa Falls, passed away Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, at the Rehabilitation Center of Hampton. Memorial services will be 1:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, at the Bethany Lutheran Church in Iowa Falls. Inurnment will be at the Coulter Cemetery at 4…

HAMPTON-Rev. Darwin Cole, 59, of Hampton and formerly of Iowa Falls, passed away Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, at the Rehabilitation Center of Hampton. Memorial services will be 1:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, at the Bethany Lutheran Church in Iowa Falls. Inurnment will be at the Coulter Cemetery at 4…

ELDORA - Virginia M. “Ginnie” Hoy, 96, of Eldora, passed away Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, at Arlington Place Assisted Living, in Grundy Center, while under the care of Cedar Valley Hospice. A rosary service will be held at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 16, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Eldora, f…

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IOWA FALLS-Newlyn DeBerg, 82, of Iowa Falls, passed away Friday, Oct. 11, 2019, at Hansen Family Hospital. A visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 15, at the Woodley Funeral Home. Woodley Funeral Home, LLC of Iowa Falls is caring for Newt and his family.

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HUBBARD - Russell E. Van Dornum, 91, of Hubbard, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, at the Hubbard Care Center in Hubbard. Funeral service for Russell Van Dornum was held Saturday, Oct. 12, at the Salem United Methodist Church in Hubbard. Burial followed in the Hubbard Cemetery. In lieu of…

PARKER, COLO.  - Marie McCormick, 100, passed away Friday, Sept. 27, 2019, in Parker, Colorado. A funeral mass will be held at a later date at St. Marks Catholic Church in Iowa Falls.

HUBBARD—Russell E. VanDornum, 91, of Hubbard, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, at the Hubbard Care Center in Hubbard. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at the Salem United Methodist Church in Hubbard. Burial will follow in the Hubbard Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial…

LaVonne Ankrum, 67, of Urbandale, passed away Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident. A visitation for LaVonne will be held on Sunday afternoon, Oct. 13, from 2-3:30 p.m. at the Boeke Funeral Home in Hubbard. A brief memori…

LEE’S SUMMIT, MO - Donna Rae (Strampe) Rotzler was born Sept. 21, 1938, in Paullina, Iowa, and departed this life on Aug. 4, 2019, surrounded by the love of her family, at Addington Place in Lee’s Summit, Missouri, at the age of 80 years, 10 months and 14 days.

ACKLEY - Donald Nederhoff, 65, of Ackley, passed away Friday, Sept. 27, 2019, at Mary Greeley Medical Center in Ames. A memorial visitation will be held Saturday, Oc. 12, from 2-4 p.m. at the Woodley Funeral Home. A private family graveside inurnment will take place at the Oak Wood Cemetery …

WELLSBURG - Harriet Murra, 82, of Wellsburg, passed away Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019, at Cedar Valley Hospice in Waterloo. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2, at the Wellsburg Reformed Church. She will be laid to rest at the Wellsburg Reformed Church Cemetery. Visitation will…

ALDENBetty Ann Larson, 84, of Alden, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, at the Mercy Medical Center in Mason City. Visitation will be from 5:30-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27, at the Surls Funeral Home in Iowa Falls. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, at the Surls Funeral Home i…