Thursday, January 17, 2019

Elsie Negley Elsie Negley, age 107, of Clarinda, Iowa entered into peace Sunday, December 23, 2018 at Westridge Care Center in Clarinda, Iowa. A private Graveside Service was held 11:00 AM Wednesday, December 26, 2018 at the Clarinda Cemetery. A memorial service will be held 11:00 a.m., Satu…

Carolyn Brownfield Tama, Iowa 1943-2019 Carolyn Jane (King) Brownfield, 75, of Tama, passed away Thursday, January 10, 2019 at Unity Point Health-Marshalltown. Funeral Services will be held Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Kruse-Phillips Funeral Home in Tama with Pastor Margaret Gun…

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Cassie Rae Williams Stanton, Iowa May 8, 1987-Jan. 4, 2019 Cassie Rae Williams, age 31, of Stanton, Iowa, passed away Friday, January 4, 2019 in Clarinda, Iowa, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Cassie was born May 8, 1987 in Clarinda, Iowa the daughter of Toby and Wendy (Ne…

Rosalyn Townsend-Kinder Maryville, Missouri 1923-2018 Rosalyn Townsend-Kinder, age 95, of Maryville, Missouri, formerly of Braddyville, Iowa entered into peace Sunday, December 30, 2018 at the Maryville Living Center. Funeral Celebration of Life Services were held 10:00 AM Thursday, January …

Les Brooke Clarinda, Iowa Oct. 17, 1934-Jan. 4, 2019 Les Brooke, age 84, of Clarinda, Iowa, entered into peace Friday, January, 4, 2019, at Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska. Memorial services were held Tuesday, January 8, 2019, at 11:00 AM at Immanuel Lutheran Church, rural Clarinda,…

Larry R. Jones Burlington Junction, Missouri 1937-2018 Larry Raymond Jones, 81, of Burlington Junction, MO, passed from this life on Friday, December 28, 2018, at his home surrounded by his family. He fought a courageous battle with cancer since June 2017, maintaining an uplifting attitude t…

Virgil Williams Auburn, California Aug. 18, 1932-Dec. 27, 2018 Virgil Gilbert Williams was born August 18, 1932, in Gravity, Iowa, and passed away peacefully at home after a long illness on December 27, 2018 in Auburn, CA. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Betsy Johnson Williams, and s…

Troy Carlson Clarinda, Iowa 1965-2018 Troy Carlson, age 53, of Clarinda, Iowa entered into peace Monday, December 31, 2018 at Bryan East Medical Center, Lincoln, Nebraska. Funeral Celebration of Life Funeral services were held 10:30 AM Friday, January 4, 2019 at St. John Lutheran Church in C…

Thursday, January 03, 2019

Terri Sue McKinnon Essex, Iowa Oct. 10, 1963 - Dec. 16, 2018 Terri Sue McKinnon, age 55, of Essex, Iowa formerly of Clarinda, Iowa, entered into peace Sunday, December 16, 2018, at her residence in Essex. No services will be held at this time. Memorials may be given in her name. Memories can…

Kenneth L. Ludington Hamburg, IA Sept. 4, 1947 - Dec. 23, 2018 Kenneth L. Ludington, age 71 of Hamburg, IA passed away on December 23, 2018 at his home. Kenneth was born on September 4, 1947 in Clarinda, IA; the son of Vernon and Mary Lois (Laughlin) Ludington. He graduated from South Page H…

Elsie Negley Clarinda, Iowa July 29, 1911 - Dec. 23, 2018 Elsie Negley, age 107, of Clarinda, Iowa entered into peace Sunday, December 23, 2018 at Westridge Care Center in Clarinda, Iowa. A private Graveside Service will be held 11:00 AM Wednesday, December 26, 2018 at the Clarinda Cemetery.…

Maralee (Almquist) Prather Clarinda, Iowa Oct. 19, 2026 - Dec. 20, 2018 Maralee (Almquist) Prather, age 92, of Clarinda, Iowa, entered into peace Thursday, December 20, 2018, at Clarinda Regional Health Center. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Interment of ashes will be at the…

Edna Fern Wiese Holstein, IA Feb. 14, 1926 - Dec. 22, 2018 Edna Fern Wiese, age 92, of Holstein, passed away on Saturday, December 22, 2018 at the Good Samaritan Society of Holstein. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, December 27, 2018 at 10:30 A.M. at the United Methodist Church of…

Lanny Ross New Market, Iowa May 20, 1951 - Dec. 23, 2018 Lanny Ross, age 67, of New Market, Iowa entered into peace Sunday, December 23, 2018 at the Clarinda Regional Hospital. Funeral Celebration of Life Services will be held 11:00 AM Saturday, December 29, 2018 at Ritchie Funeral Home in C…

Kathleen Wymore Villisca, Iowa Kathleen Wymore, age 58, of Villisca, Iowa, entered into peace Monday, December 24, 2018, at her residence in Villisca. Celebration of Life services will be held 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Saturday, December 29, 2018 at her home 117 West 4th Street, Villisca, Iowa.…

Kila Larsen Yorktown, Iowa July 31, 1943 - Dec. 19, 2018 Kila Larsen, age 75, of Yorktown, Iowa, entered into peace Wednesday, December 19, 2018, at her residence in Yorktown. Memorial services will be held Saturday, December 22, 2018, at 10:00 AM at the Ritchie Funeral Home, Clarinda, Iowa …

Thursday, December 27, 2018

Kenneth Shields Shenandoah, Iowa July 21, 1930-Dec. 8, 2018 Kenneth Lee Shields was born July 21, 1930 at Burlington Junction, Missouri to Ralph and Lois Faye (Houston) Shields. He worked on his father's farm and made the rodeo rounds on weekends. He loved horses and broke 67 wild mustangs f…

Lorraine Eighmy New Market, Iowa 1924-2018 Graveside services for, Lorraine Eighmy, age 94, will be held Friday, December 14, 2018 at 11 A.M. at Memory Cemetery in New Market, Iowa. Memorials may be directed towards the New Market United Methodist Church. Cummings Family Funeral Home was ent…

Terri McKinnon Essex, Iowa Oct. 10, 1963-Dec. 16, 2018 Terri Sue McKinnon, age 55, of Essex, Iowa formerly of Clarinda, Iowa, entered into peace Sunday, December 16, 2018, at her residence in Essex. No services will be held at this time. Memorials may be given in her name. Memories can be sh…

Amy Elzine Jamison Oak Grove, Missouri July 12, 1917-December 14, 2018 Amy Elzine Jamison, 101, of Oak Grove, Missouri, passed away Friday, December 14, 2018 at Oak Grove Nursing & Rehab. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 20th at the Oak Grove United Method…

Colt Smith Clearwater, Florida 1985-2018 Colt Smith, age 33, of Pleasantville, Iowa, entered into peace Friday, December 7, 2018, in Clearwater Florida. Graveside services were held day, December 15, 2018, at 11:00 AM at Nodaway Cemetery, Nodaway, Iowa with Pastor Nathan Langford officiating…

Janet Buch Clarinda, Iowa Mar. 7, 1935-Dec. 10, 2018 Janet Elaine (Williams) Buch was born March 7, 1935 at Nodaway, Iowa to Carl and Emma (Vogel) Williams and she died Monday, December 10, 2018 at Clarinda, Iowa. Janet was a 1953 graduate of Braddyville High School. On May 1, 1955 she marri…

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Phyllis Whipple Clarinda, Iowa Phyllis Mae (Bennett) Whipple, age 87, entered into rest on Friday, December 7, 2018 at Westridge Quality Care in Clarinda, Iowa Celebration of Life services will be 10:30 AM Saturday, December 22, 2018 at the Crawford-Marshall Funeral Chapel in Sidney, IA with…

Max Moore Clarinda, Iowa Oct. 27, 1932-Dec. 6, 2018 Max Moore, age 86, of Clarinda, Iowa, entered into peace Thursday, December 6, 2018, at Goldenrod Manor, Clarinda. Services were held Tuesday, December 11, 2018, at 10:00 AM at the Ritchie Funeral Home, Clarinda, Iowa with Reverend Richard …

Joy Teuscher Clearmont, Missouri Oct. 4, 1944-Dec. 6, 2018 Joy Teuscher, age 74, of Clearmont, Missouri, entered into peace Thursday, December 6, 2018, at Clarinda Regional Health Center, Clarinda, Iowa. Services were held Monday, December 10, 2018, at 10:30 AM at the Ritchie Funeral Home, C…

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Byron Lasley Clarinda, Iowa Jan. 10, 1958-Dec. 4, 2018 Byron Curtis Lasley was born January 10, 1958 in Clarinda, Iowa to Theodore and Zola Nina (Myers) Lasley. He received his education in the Clarinda School system and after high school he married Vicki Woodruff on February 14, 1979. Byron…

Gregory J. Christensen Madison, Wisconsin Aug. 11, 1962-Dec. 1, 2018 Gregory J. Christensen, 56, of Madison, Wisconsin, peacefully passed away Dec. 1, 2018, at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born Aug. 11, 1962, at Lockbourne Air Force Base, Ohio, the son of John and Elaine (Gre…

Leland Kennard Maier Boise, Idaho Jan. 26, 1930-Dec. 5, 2018 Leland Kennard Maier passed away into eternal peace on December 5, 2018 in Boise, Idaho. Leland was born on January 26, 1930, the son of Mabel and Kennard Maier and was raised in his beloved Clarinda, Iowa. "Bud" was an independent…

Thursday, December 06, 2018

Margie Millhone Meacham The Honorable Margie Millhone Meacham, 88, of Walnut Creek, California passed away peacefully on Friday, November 23, 2018 after a short bout of pneumonia. She was born to Paul and Margaret Millhone and grew up in Clarinda, Iowa. A celebration of life and internment i…

John Pierce Clarinda, Iowa Aug. 27,1940-Nov. 18, 2018 Masonic services for John Pierce, age 78, of Clarinda, Iowa, who passed away Sunday, November 18, 2018, at Goldenrod Manor, Clarinda, Iowa was held Wednesday, November 21, 2018, at 5:00 PM at the Ritchie Funeral Home, Clarinda, Iowa with …

Jim Hanson New Market, Iowa Aug. 8, 1953-Nov. 19, 2018 Funeral Celebration of Life services for Jim Hanson, age 65, of New Market, Iowa, who passed away unexpectedly Monday, November 19, 2018, at his home rural New Market, Iowa were held Tuesday, November 27, 2018, at 10:00 AM at the Ritchie…

Carolyn Kelley Clarinda, Iowa Aug. 14, 1940-Nov. 20, 2018 Carolyn Sue Kelley, age 78, passed away Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at the Clarinda Regional Health Center. She was born August 14, 1940 in Davenport, Iowa to Clyde Grant and Margaret (Doyle) Grant. Carolyn graduated from Valley High S…

Donald Beckel Maryville, Missouri Mar. 16, 1937-Dec. 1, 2018 Funeral Celebration of Life services for Donald Beckel, age 81, of Maryville, Missouri, previously from Clarinda, Iowa who passed away Saturday, December 1, 2018, at Oak Point Assisted Living/Memory Care, Maryville, Missouri were h…

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Ona Marie Scott Shenandoah, Iowa Aug. 15, 1933-Nov. 21, 2018 Ona Marie (Gossett) Scott, 85, of Shenandoah, and formerly of Clarinda, entered into peace Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018 at Elm Heights Nursing Home in Shenandoah. Graveside Funeral Celebration of Life Services was held at 2:30 p.m. Tue…

Bonnie Jackson Coin, Iowa Aug. 19, 1921 - Nov. 14, 2018 Bonnie Jane (Nance) Jackson, daughter of John Wesley and Enda Mae (Welch) Nance, was born on August 19, 1921 at Blanchard, Iowa. She entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at Elm Heights Care Center in Shenandoah, Iow…

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Fern Funderburk Woodbine, Iowa Oct. 15, 1918-Nov. 8, 2018 Fern Mildred was born Oct. 15, 1918 at Esmond, South Dakota to Tony Boyd and Edna May (Baker) Darden. When Fern was very young the family moved to Maryville, Missouri when her father transferred in his railroad job. Fern graduated Mar…

Nina Sweeney Clarinda, Iowa Dec. 4, 1919-Nov. 13, 2018 Nina Grace was born Dec. 4, 1919 at Clarinda to George Alfred and Grace (Rogers) Damewood. She graduated high school and soon joined her sister in the Chicago area finding work as a bookkeeper. She met Lowell "Tom" Sweeney and they were …

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Marilyn Baker Paso Robles, California March 18, 1948-Nov. 1, 2018 Marilyn Lydee Baker was born March 18, 1948 to Jacob and Ruth Stimson in Clarinda, in the same home in which her Papa was born. She was the third of four sisters and had two younger brothers. She left this earth on Nov. 1, at …

Thursday, November 08, 2018

Dorothy Otte Clarinda, Iowa March 28, 1928-Oct. 27, 2018 Dorothy Rosina Otte was born March 28, 1928 to Wilbur J.H. and Alma Sophie Marie (Henneman) Mascher in Harlan Township, southwest of Clarinda, formerly the Harmon Meyer place where her parents then farmed. When she was three years old …

Robert Younggren Clarinda, Iowa March 9, 1928-Oct. 30, 2018 Robert Younggren, 90, of Clarinda entered into peace Tuesday, Oct. 30. Graveside Funeral Celebration of Life Services were held 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4 at Mount Hope Cemetery in Nyman. Visitation will be held Saturday at Ritchie Funer…

Beverly Mowery Clarinda, Iowa Feb. 8, 1930-Oct. 31, 2018 Beverly Mowery, age 88, of Clarinda went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Oct. 31. Memorial Celebration of Life Services were held 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3 at Hillside Missionary Church in Clarinda. Visitation was held Friday at Hi…

Thursday, November 01, 2018

Hope McClain Clarinda, Iowa Aug. 30, 1947-Oct. 24, 2018 Hope Ann Real McClain was born Aug. 30, 1947 in Council Bluffs. The third of five children born to Chester Eugene and Ada Marie Wright Real, she was gifted with a resilient, free spirit. Hope had a contagious laugh, a smile that lit up …

Mary Etta Otte Clarinda, Iowa Nov. 17, 1936-Oct. 23, 2018 Mary Etta Otte, 81, of Clarinda, entered into peace Tuesday, Oct. 23 at Bryan West Hospital, Lincoln, Nebraska. Funeral Services were held 11 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 27 at Ritchie Funeral Home, Clarinda with Pastor Nathan Dudley officiat…

Wilma Anderson Bedford, Iowa Dec. 5, 1923-Oct. 23, 2018 Funeral services for Wilma Anderson, 94, of Bedford, who passed away Oct. 23, were held Monday, Oct. 29 at 10 a.m. at the Cummings Family Funeral Home in Bedford. Visitation was held Sunday, Oct. 28 from 2-5 p.m. at the funeral home. In…

Richard Wayman Clarinda, Iowa Sept. 10, 1948-Oct. 23, 2018 Richard Allen was born Sept. 10, 1948 to James Edward and Helen (Heywood) Wayman Sr. in Council Bluffs. After high school he married Nancy Coston. He worked at an implement and agri-service business for about 10 years. He began over …

Rebecca McKinney Red Oak, Iowa Sept. 11, 1942-Oct. 25, 2018 Rebecca Anna Sliger McKinney, 76, of Red Oak, passed away Thursday, Oct. 25 at the Good Samaritan Society. On a cool fall morning in Sept. of 1942, RC and Vera (Tackett) Barnes awaited the birth of their sixth child, Rebecca, who wa…

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Viola Hoffman Clarinda, Iowa Feb. 13, 1920-Oct. 18, 2018 Viola Hoffman, 98, of Clarinda, formerly of Villisca, entered into peace Thursday, Oct. 18 at Westridge Care Center in Clarinda. Funeral services were held 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 23 at the Ritchie Funeral Home in Clarinda. Visitatio…

Marie Sunderman Ames, Iowa June 23, 1925-Oct. 17, 2018 Marie Elizabeth Sunderman, 93, passed away on Oct. 17 at Northridge Village in Ames. A gathering of friends and family was held 3-5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23 at Grandon Funeral and Cremation Care, 414 Lincoln Way, Ames, Iowa, with a 11 a.m. …

Nita Lee Taggart Alburnett, Iowa Nov. 26, 1929-Oct. 18, 2018 Nita Lee Taggart, 88, of Alburnett, formerly of Clarinda, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, at the Hiawatha Care Center in Hiawatha. Two visitations will be held. The first will be held in Marion, on Thursday, Oct. 25, at the…

Edith Beery Clarinda, Iowa Aug. 24, 1930-Oct. 13, 2018 Edith Beery, 88, of Clarinda, died on Saturday, Oct. 13 at the Clarinda Regional Health Center. Celebration of Life was held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 18 at the Nishna Valley Funeral Home in Shenandoah with Phil Wing officiating. Buri…