Author Archives: Mike Johnson

David L. Gearhart – Dundee

David L. Gearhart,78, of Dundee, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, June 6, 2017, at his home in rural Dundee.  David Lee Gearhart was born on January 29, 1939, at Willard Hospital in Manchester, the son of Vernon L. and Phyllis (LeClere) Gearhart.  He graduated from Edgewood High School with the class of 1957.  David then

Howard L. Haigh – Manchester

Howard L. Haigh, 98, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, June 4, 2017, at Marietta’s Place in Manchester. Howard was born on July 10, 1918, at Hopkinton, the son of Walter Seth Haigh, Sr., and Ella Hannah (Milroy) Haigh. Howard graduated from Manchester High School.   On September 23, 1936, Howard was united in

Bertha M. Gahring – Independence

Independence –  Bertha M. Gahring, 88 years old, of Independence, Iowa, died on Thursday, June 1, 2017, at Lexington Estate in Independence.  She was born on April 7, 1929, in Mt. Auburn, Iowa, the daughter of Burdette and Floy Mae (Scheffler) Wiesert.  She graduated from high school in Dysart, Iowa, with the Class of 1947. 

Bob Ealy – Lamont

Robert “Bob” Ealy, 73, entered into his eternal rest on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at the Good Neighbor Home in Manchester, Iowa. Robert Ray Ealy was born February 14, 1944, at Belle Plaine, Iowa, the son of Leslie and Jane Nichols Ealy. He attended local schools and graduated from Vinton High School with the class

Blanche E. Richter – Manchester

  Blanche E. Richter, 97, of Manchester, Iowa, died Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at Marietta’s Place, Manchester, Iowa. Visitation will be 9:00 – 11:00 a.m., Saturday, June 3, 2017, at Earlville United Parish, Earlville, with funeral services beginning at 11:00 a.m., with Pastor Jill Mack officiating.  Burial: Fairview Cemetery, Earlville. Blanche Eleanor Richter was born