Death Notices

ACKLEY-Harold Burma, 85, of Ackley, passed away on Sunday, May 22, 2022, at Grand JiVante in Ackley. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 26, at the Washington Reformed Church in Ackley. Visitation will be an hour before the service. Funeral arrangements are under the guidanc…

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ACKLEY-Helen Johns, 92, wife of Leland Johns, formerly of Ackley, passed away on May 18, 2022. Funeral service will be 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 25, at the Sietsema Funeral Home in Ackley with burial to follow in the Hazel Green Cemetery. 

HAMPTON-William “Bill” Francis Patton, 81, passed away Tuesday, May 17, 2022, at MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center in Mason City. Mass of Christian Burial was held on Saturday, May 21, at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Hampton, followed by burial in the Hampton Cemetery. A visitation was he…

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ALDEN-Herbert Harms, 94, of Alden, passed away Monday, May 16, 2022, at Scenic Manor. Visitation will be from 1-2 p.m. on Monday, May 23, at the Counsell Woodley Funeral Home in Iowa Falls. Following visitation, he will be laid to rest with a graveside committal service and military honors a…

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APLINGTON-Curtis Lee Peters, 54, of Aplington, died Sunday, May 15, 2022, at the Maple Manor Village in Aplington from natural causes. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 19, at the First Reformed Church in Aplington with burial in the Bethel Reformed Church Cemetery in r…

EAST STROUDSBURG, Pa.-Jonathan Bunnell, 32, of East Stroudsburg, Pa., passed away Sunday, May 15, 2022. Counsell Woodley Funeral Home of Iowa Falls is assisting the family with cremation care.

ALDEN-Herbert Harms, 94, of Alden, passed away Monday, May 16, 2022, at Scenic Manor. Funeral services are pending with the Counsell Woodley Funeral Home of Iowa Falls.

GRUNDY CENTER-Bonnie Jean Lindaman, 80, of Grundy Center, died Saturday, May 14, 2022, at her home in Grundy Center of natural causes. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, May 18, at the Stout Gospel Hall in Stout, with burial at Hitesville Cemetery in rural Kesley. Memorials ma…

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ACKLEY-Ruth Oelmann, 97, of Ackley, passed away on Friday, May 13, 2022, at Grand JiVante in Ackley. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 18, at the Cornerstone Presbyterian Church in Ackley with burial in the church cemetery. Visitation will be an hour before the service. F…

IOWA FALLS-Byrd Robbins, 94, of Iowa Falls, passed away Sunday, May 8, 2022, at Scenic Manor. Memorial services will be 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 12, at the Bethany Lutheran Church in Iowa Falls. She will be laid to rest with a family graveside inurnment at the Union Cemetery in Iowa Falls. V…

JEWELL-Donna Rae Williamson, 63, of Jewell and formally of Iowa Falls passed away Sunday, May 8, 2022 at Unity Point Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa.

DOWS-Dennis Kelly, 87, of Dows, passed away Monday, May 9, 2022, at his home in Dows. Arrangements are pending with the Counsell Woodley Funeral Home of Iowa Falls.

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IOWA FALLS-Byrd Robbins, 94, of Iowa Falls, passed away Sunday, May 8, 2022, at Scenic Manor. Arrangements are pending with the Counsell Woodley Funeral Home of Iowa Falls.

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DOWS-Melvin Beyer, 90, of Dows, passed away on Thursday, May 5, 2022 at Franklin General Hospital in Hampton. Visitation will be Tuesday, May 10, 2022 from 4-7 p.m. at the Surls Funeral Home in Iowa Falls with a private family burial at the Fairview Cemetery in Dows.

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ACKLEY-Barbara Devries, 73, of Ackley, passed away Wednesday, April 27, 2022 at Grand JiVante in Ackley, under the care of St. Croix Hospice. A public visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Monday, May 2,  at the Ackley United Methodist Church. A private family service will be on Tuesday, …

SHEFFIELD-Dorothy Ann (Tweed) Alden, 96, of Sheffield, entered into eternal rest with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, April 24, 2022, at the Sheffield Care Center in Sheffield. Funeral services will be Saturday, April 30, at 1 p.m. at the West Fork United Methodist Church, 2200 Tulip Ave., Sh…

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STEAMBOAT ROCK-Myrna Lea Veld, 69, of Steamboat Rock, passed away on the morning of Sunday, July 18, 2021, at Unity Point Health Allen Memorial Hospital in Waterloo. Following Myrna’s wishes, cremation rites have been accorded, and there will be a celebration of her life held at 1:30 p.m. on…

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IOWA FALLS-Jo LaMar, 88, of Iowa Falls, passed away on Monday, April 25, 2022 at her home under the care of Hospice. Memorial services will be 1:30 p.m. Sunday, May 15, at the First Christian Church in Iowa Falls. Everyone is invited to a celebration of life at Highland Golf Club following t…