Obituaries

STORY CITY - Shawn Davis Knickerbocker, 53, of Story City, died May 14, 2022. Funeral services will be Thursday, May 19, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in rural Boone. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday, May 18, from 5-7 p.m. at the Soderstru…

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JEWELL - Donna Rae Williamson, 63, of Jewell and formerly of Iowa Falls, passed away Sunday, May 8, 2022, at Unity Point Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Funeral services for Donna Williamson will be 11 a.m. Saturday, May 21, at Linn’s Funeral Home Chapel, 1521 Washington Ave., Iowa F…

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ACKLEY-Dr. Richard M. “Doc” Swasand, 87, of Ackley, passed away Monday, May 2, 2022, at Grand JiVante in Ackley. No services are planned at this time. Counsell Woodley Funeral Home of Iowa Falls is caring for Doc and his family.

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DOWS - Melvin Beyer, 90, of Dows, passed away on Thursday, May 5, 2022, at Franklin General Hospital in Hampton. Visitation was on Tuesday, May 10, at the Surls Funeral Home in Iowa Falls with a private family burial at the Fairview Cemetery in Dows.

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Robert (Bobby) Fuller Jr. passed away at his home on Sunday, May 1, 2022.  A public celebration of life is being held Saturday, May 7, from 1-4 p.m. at Adams Celebration of Life. With honor, Adams Celebration of Life is serving the family.

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IOWA FALLS-Paul Strawn, 81, of Iowa Falls, passed away Thursday, Dec. 9, 2021 at the McAllen Hospital in McAllen, Texas. A memorial mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 7, at the St. Mark Catholic Church in Iowa Falls. He will be laid to rest at the St. Mark Catholic Cemetery. Vi…

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CEDAR FALLS - Nancy Lyn Peters Meinders of Cedar Falls, 71, passed away April 15, 2022, surrounded by her family. To help other families and doctors learn from her condition, Nancy has chosen to donate her body to research at the Mayo Clinics in Rochester, Minn. Private interment will be hel…

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Cody James Duncan, 26, of Alden, passed away on Saturday, April 9, 2022, after a long battle with depression. A celebration of life for Cody will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 19, at the Counsell Woodley Funeral Home in Iowa Falls. He will be laid to rest with a private family inur…

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IOWA FALLS - Norma Kienol, 91, of Iowa Falls, passed away Sunday, April 10, 2022 at Scenic Manor. Funeral services were held Thursday, April 14, at the Counsell Woodley Funeral Home in Iowa Falls. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the family. Counsell…