Obituaries

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Betty Meinert

Betty Meinert

 

Elizabeth “Betty” Meinert, 79, of St. Lucas, Iowa died Sunday, April 12, 2020 at Good Samaritan Society in West Union, Iowa.  Elizabeth was born June 17, 1940 to Norbert and Angeline “Sabelka” Riehle in rural Lawler, Iowa. She graduated from Ft. Atkinson High School.

Betty was united in marriage with Virgil Meinert on September 21, 1968 at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church in Spillville, Iowa. She helped Virgil on the farm, and enjoyed gardening, growing flowers, embroidering, playing cards with family and friends and taking bus trips.

Wed
22
Apr

Bob Johnson

Bob Johnson

 

Bob Johnson, 82, passed away on April 15th.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

He is survived by Brent (Teri) of Indian Wells, CA; Brad of Clayton, IA; and Jana (Keith Rowley) of Manchester, IA. He is also survived by 10 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews that were near and dear to his heart.  Bob is also survived by a sister Kathryn (Darwin) Hopkins of Ankeny.

  His parents, sister Ruby Jean and brother Tom preceded him in death.

He was united in marriage to Maureen Heth in 1957 in Fayette, Iowa.  They later divorced.

Bob was a teacher, coach, and businessman. He was proud to be the president of Pharmaceutical Innovators, Ltd in West Union.

Bob enjoyed spending time in Branson, MO, Indian Wells, CA, and the last 3 years in Manchester, IA. 

 

Wed
22
Apr

LaVonne Nelson

LaVonne Nelson

 

LaVonne Orva (Swenson) Nelson, 88, of Decorah, Iowa formerly of Clermont, Iowa,

went to her eternal home on Tuesday, April 14, 2020. LaVonne was born September 12, 1931, the eldest of seven children born to Roy and Viola Swenson. After attending country school for six years she continued in town and graduated from Clermont High School with the class of 1949. LaVonne worked as secretary for the Superintendent of Schools and the School Board following

graduation.

 

In August of 1951 she was married to Millard Nelson, Jr. at West Clermont

Wed
22
Apr

Debra Larson

Debra Larson

 

Debra Rae Larson, 64, of Postville, Iowa, died in Lacrosse Wisconsin on Tuesday, April 14, 2020, at 12:02 am from complications of Covid 19. Deb was born on September 20, 1955, in Fayette Iowa to Velma Marie Thomas and Phillip Montgomery Cox.

Deb married Rod Larson on July 14, 1990 in West Union, Iowa. They lived in Oelwein, Iowa, for many years before moving to Postville. Deb delivered newspapers for several years and most recently, enjoyed working at Agri Star where she was employed for almost 6 years.

Wed
15
Apr

Dale Buenzow

Dale Buenzow

 

Dale William Buenzow, 86, of Marion, Iowa, passed away on Monday, April 6, 2020. No public services are planned at this time. A private graveside service will be held at Oak Shade Cemetery in Marion, Iowa.

Wed
15
Apr

Patricia Grimm

Patricia Grimm

 

Patricia A. Grimm, 68, of Maynard, Iowa, died peacefully at home on Monday morning, April 6, 2020 after a long, hard battle with stage four breast cancer.

Due to state and federal guidance on gatherings due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the family will have a private family visitation at the Jamison-Schmitz Funeral Home in Maynard and a private family graveside service at Long Grove Cemetery in Maynard, Iowa.  Public memorial services will be announced at a later time.  We encourage relatives and friends to reach out to the family by leaving a message on the funeral home web site, by mail, text or phone.  

Memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society for breast cancer research.

Online obituary at www.jamisonschmitzfuneralhome.com

Wed
08
Apr

Susan McDonald

Susan McDonald

 

Susan Geraldine McDonald, 61, of Ossian, Iowa died Sunday, March 29, 2020.  Susan was born May 25, 1958 to Virlyn and Olga (Rystad) McDonald in Grand Forks, North Dakota. She graduated from Larimore High School in 1976,

 

Susan was a CNA at the Wellington Place in Decorah, Iowa from 1999 to 2010 and loved working there. She had two dogs , Yeti and Brinley , that she adored.

 

Susan is survived by her four children, Holly (Walter) Witt of Ossian, Iowa, Jason Johnson of Cresco, Iowa, Whitney (Rashone) Lowery of Cresco, Iowa and Wyatt (Sierra) Opperman of Ellsworth, Iowa; five granddaughters, Ava, Amber, Nevaeh, Ra’Niyah and Rory; and four siblings, John (Valerie) McDonald of Larimore, North Dakota, Mary (Robert) Boushee of Emerado, North Dakota, Darryl (Cindy) McDonald of Larimore, North Dakota and Mark McDonald of Fargo, North Dakota. She was preceded in death by her parents, Virlyn and Olga McDonald.

 

Wed
08
Apr

Robert Partridge

Robert Patridge

 

Robert L. Patridge, 93, of Fayette and formerly of Maynard, Iowa died Saturday, April 4, 2020 at Maple Crest Manor in Fayette.

 

Due to state and federal guidance on gatherings due to the COVID-19 pandemic, memorial services will be held at a later date.  We encourage relatives and friends to reach out to the family by leaving a message on the funeral home web site, by mail, text or phone.

 

The Jamison-Schmitz Funeral Home in Maynard is assisting the family.

 

Online obituary at www.jamisonschmitzfuneralhome.com

 

Wed
08
Apr

Larry Ishman

Larry Ishman

 

Larry Wayne Ishman, 77, of Eldorado, Iowa entered into heaven on Friday, March 27, 2020. Larry was born December 5, 1942 in West Union, Iowa, the son of Clarence "Bud" and LaVon Ishman.

 

Larry met the love of his life, Madalen, and was united in marriage in West Union, Iowa on August 5,1962. He worked for many years for Wonder Bread, as a route salesman and later became a plant manager. Larry also worked at Pharmaceutical Innovators, repairing pill counting machines. He worked hard, as was proud to do so. Larry and Madalen traveled across the country fixing the pill machines. Larry loved camping, cars, fishing, working on lawn mower motors and bicycles, eating muffins, loving cats and dogs, and his family. He will be dearly missed.
 

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08
Apr

Cheryl Walker

Cheryl Walker

 

Cheryl D. Walker, 72, of Oelwein, Iowa died Saturday evening, April 4, 2020 at her home.

Due to state and federal guidance on gatherings due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the family will have a private graveside service at Lima Cemetery, rural Fayette, Iowa.  We encourage relatives and friends to reach out to the family by leaving a message on the funeral home web site, by mail, text or phone.

Online obituary at www.jamisonschmitzfuneralhome.com

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