Obituaries

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IOWA FALLS—Helen Neubauer, 108, of Iowa Falls, passed away Thursday, April 15, 2021, at the Heritage Care Center. Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Friday, April 23, at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Iowa Falls. She will be laid to rest at the Northlawn Memory Gardens. Visitation will be f…

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CORALVILLE - Gary L. Homan, 81, died peacefully Sunday, April 11, 2021, at Lantern Park Specialty Care in Coralville, Iowa. He was surrounded in the loving company of his children and grandchildren. A celebration of his life will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 13, at Prince of Peace Luthe…

IOWA FALLS - Neva Jean Moravec, 91, of Iowa Falls, passed away Sunday, April 11, 2021, at Israel Family Hospice House of Mary Greeley Hospice in Ames. Funeral services are 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 14, at Bethany Lutheran Church, 2712 Washington Ave., Iowa Falls, with visitation one hour prio…

POPEJOY—Carol Ellingson, 98, of  Popejoy, passed away Wednesday, April 7, 2021, at the Hansen Family Hospital in Iowa Falls. Funeral services are pending with the Surls Funeral Home in Iowa Falls.

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ALDEN - Lola Last, 93, of Alden, passed away Wednesday, April 7, 2021, at Hansen Family Hospital. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, April 10, at the Alden United Methodist Church. She will be laid to rest at the Northlawn Memory Gardens. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until service…

Marvin Meyer, 91, of Iowa Falls, passed away Tuesday, March 30, 2021, at the Clarion Wellness & Rehab Center. Funeral services are pending with the Surls Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Iowa Falls.

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ELDORA—Gary Walters, 84, of rural Eldora, entered into Heaven’s glory the night of Sunday, March 28, 2021, at the Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Funeral services and visitation in honor of Gary and of the Christian faith were held Saturday, April 3, at the St. Paul Lutheran Chu…

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RADCLIFFE - Elvern "Bud" Hake, 95, of Radcliffe, passed away peacefully Saturday, April 3, 2021, at the Hubbard Care Center in Hubbard from Mesothelioma. A flowing visitation will be Tuesday, April 13, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Radcliffe. Funeral services will be 10:3…

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DES MOINES - Donna “Toots” Cero Steinfeldt, 74, formerly of Eldora, passed away in Des Moines with her daughters by her side on April 2, 2021. Visitation will be held Friday, April 9, from 5-7 p.m. at Hamilton’s Southtown Funeral Home, 5400 SW 9th St. Funeral services will be held Saturday, …

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APLINGTON-Henry Dean Klahsen, 83, of Aplington, died Saturday, April 3, 2021, at Bethany Life in Story City, from natural causes. A private memorial service for family and close friends will be 2 p.m. Friday, April 9, at the Redman Funeral & Cremation Services Aplington Chapel in Aplingt…

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ELDORA-Joyce Young, 78, of Eldora, passed away Thursday, April 1, 2021, at her home. Memorial services will be 3:30 p.m. Friday, April 9, at the First Congregational United Church of Christ in Eldora. She will be laid to rest at the Rough Woods Cemetery at a later time. Visitation will be fr…

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RADCLIFFE—Elvern "Bud" Hake, 95 of Radcliffe, passed away Saturday, April 3, 2021, at the Hubbard Care Center in Hubbard. A flowing visitation will be Tuesday, April 13, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Radcliffe. Funeral services will be Wednesday, April 14, 10:30 a.m. a…

ELDORA—Joyce Young, 78, of Eldora, passed away Thursday, April 1, 2021, at her home. Arrangements are pending with the Woodley Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Iowa Falls.

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MASON CITY - Cory Jennings, 36, of Mason City, passed away Monday, March 29, 2021, at his home. He will be laid to rest with a private family graveside service at the Eastlawn Memory Gardens in Eldora. Woodley Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Iowa Falls is caring for Cory and his family.

HUBBARD-James "Jim" Maakestad, 58, of Hubbard, passed away at his home Wednesday, March 31, 2021. A funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 3, at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 601 Isabella St. in Radcliffe. Burial will be in the Radcliffe Cemetery. A flowing visitation will be fro…

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ACKLEY - Melvin Wesley Schafer, 76, of Ackley, Iowa, passed away Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at Grand JiVante in Ackley. There are no services planned at this time. Linn’s Funeral Home Iowa Falls Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements. Memorials may be directed to: Melvin Schafer Me…

PARKERSBURG—Roy Allen Hassman, 77, of Parkersburg, died Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at Unity Point – Allen Hospital, Waterloo, from complications of COVID-19.  Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 5, at Bethany Bible Chapel in Cedar Falls with burial in the Oak Hill Cemetery, Par…

HOLLISTER, MO. - Virgil Lee Caruth, 78, of Hollister, Missouri (formerly of Iowa Falls and Clarinda, Iowa), passed away March 27, 2021, at home with his wife and friends. Services will be Saturday, April 10, at 3 p.m. in Iowa Falls, with Ward Richards of Owasa, Iowa, officiating. Services an…

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IOWA FALLS—Phyllis Lloyd, 86, of Iowa Falls, passed away Monday, March 29, 2021, at Scenic Manor in Iowa Falls. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, April 3, at the First United Methodist Church in Iowa Falls. The funeral service will be live streamed on the First United Methodist Church…

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ELDORA—Donna Lee Leonard, 89, of Eldora, passed away peacefully the morning of Thursday, March 25, 2021, at the Eldora Specialty Care with her loving family by her side. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 30, at the United Methodist Church in Eldora, with the Rev. Dan Fe…

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HUBBARD—Nathan Richard Faris, 25, of Hubbard, formerly of Iowa Falls, peacefully passed away Wednesday, March 24, 2021, at his home in Hubbard surrounded by loved ones, due to complications from a traumatic brain injury at 12 years old. Nathan was under the care of Mary Greeley Hospice. A Ma…