Obituaries

LINCOLN, Neb. - Pat Fritz, 95, formerly of Iowa Falls, died Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022, at Hillcrest Firethorn in Lincoln, Neb. Memorial service will be on Saturday, Jan. 29, at 2 p.m. at Butherus, Maser and Love Funeral Home of Lincoln, Neb. As a courtesy to the family, we will be attempting t…

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APLINGTON - Sharon Faye Abbas, 73, of Aplington, died Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022, at Grand JiVante in Ackley due to Parkinson’s disease. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 25, at the Austinville Christian Reformed Church in Austinville, with burial at Ackley Christian…

Norman Dean Hickman, 84, of Conrad, passed away Monday, Jan. 17, 2022, at his residence in Conrad. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 21, at the First Presbyterian Church in Conrad. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. Interment will take place at S…

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IOWA FALLS - Mary Oelmann, 81, passed away on Monday, Jan. 17, 2022, at the Hansen Family Hospital. A private family burial will take place at Union Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are under the guidance of the Surls Funeral Home in Iowa Falls.

CEDAR RAPIDS - Fr. Phillip E. Schmitt, 91, of Cedar Rapids, died Friday, Dec. 31, 2021. His body was donated to the UI Deeded Body Program. Funeral mass will take place at 10 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 17, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cedar Rapids. Archbishop Michael O. Jackels will…

IOWA FALLS - Linda Van Kooten, 75, of Iowa Falls, passed away Monday, Jan. 3, 2022, at her home. A memorial visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 7, at the Counsell Woodley Funeral Home in Iowa Falls. Following the visitation, she will be laid to rest with a priva…

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WILLIAMS - Sharon Wiseman, 82, of Williams died Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Foster Funeral and Cremation Center is entrusted with the services.

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HUBBARD-Roger Glen Granner, 69, of Hubbard, passed away on Friday, Dec. 10, 2021, at MercyOne Medical Center in Des Moines surrounded by his family after a short battle with leukemia. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 15, from 5:30-8 p.m. at the Salem United Methodist Church in Hubb…

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IOWA FALLS-Joseph Evan Rodamaker, 75, of Iowa Falls, passed away Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021, at Grand JiVante in Ackley. The visitation for Joseph Rodamaker was on Sunday, Dec. 5, from 1-2:30 p.m. at Linn’s Funeral Chapel, 1521 Washington Ave., Iowa Falls, with a small service and burial at Nort…

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IOWA FALLS - Our mom, Kathy, has passed away. A longtime resident of Iowa Falls, she has been reunited in heaven with her entire family: parents Ellen and Lawrence, and siblings John (Gene), Amos (Bud), and Virginia (Ginny).

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ACKLEY - Muriel Muessigmann, 93, of Ackley, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021, at the Heritage Care Center. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 7, at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Iowa Falls. She will be laid to rest at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be f…

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REPUBLIC, Mo. - Mathew Dean Turner became an angel and went to heaven on Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021. He was only 38 years old. Graveside services will be held on Saturday, Dec. 11, at 10 a.m. at the Evergreen Cemetery, Hines St. and Hampton Ave. off HWY 174, in Republic, Mo. He was born on June 8…