Obituaries articles

Lawrence Zerba – Independence

Independence –  Lawrence G. Zerba, 90 years old, of Independence, Iowa, died on Saturday, February 25, 2017, at the Strawberry Point Lutheran Home in Strawberry Point, Iowa.  He was born on November 13, 1926, in Coggon, Iowa, the son of Ralph Eugene and Mary Jane (Thompson) Zerba.  He earned his high school diploma while serving in

Raymond L. Smith – Independence

Independence –  Raymond L. Smith, 73 years old, of Independence, Iowa, died on Friday, February 24, 2017, at the Cedar Valley Hospice Home in Waterloo, Iowa.  He was born on November 14, 1943, in Marshall, Texas, the son of Loyce Cleveland and Nancy Elizabeth (Alexander) Smith.  He graduated from high school in Hazleton, Iowa with

Helen V. Broshar – Independence

Helen V. Broshar, 87 years old, of Independence, Iowa, died on Tuesday, February 21, 2017, at the Buchanan County Health Center in Independence.  She was born on July 10, 1929, in Milan, Missouri, the daughter of Cash and Crystal (Roberts) Eaton.  She graduated from high school in Milan.  On March 27, 1948, she and Merrill

Helen Storbeck – Elkader

Helen Storbeck, 88, of Elkader, died Wednesday, February 22, 2017, at the Elkader Care Center.     Funeral Service:  11:00 A.M. – Saturday, February 25, 20017, at Peace United Church of Christ, Elkader, Iowa with Rev. Jon Haack officiating.   Interment: East Side Cemetery, Elkader, Iowa   Visitation: 9:30 A.M. until service time at the

Richard Lowell Hildebrand – Edgewood

Richard Lowell Hildebrand, 86, of Edgewood, Iowa, died on Wednesday, February 22, 2017, at the Edgewood Convalescent Home. He was born on October 26, 1930, in rural Edgewood, the son of Vallie and Ethel (Hochhaus) Hildebrand. He was raised and educated in the area, graduating from Littleport High School in 1948.   Richard served honorably

Betty Ann Burrows – Manchester

Betty Ann Burrows, 69, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away on Monday, February 20, 2017, near Williamsburg, Iowa. She was born on May 20, 1947, in Toledo, Iowa, the daughter of G. Paul and Leona (Graff) Fogel. Betty was a 1965 graduate of Clinton High School in Clinton, Iowa. On February 6, 1971, Betty was united

Mary E. Clemen – Dyersville

Mary E. Clemen, 91, of Dyersville, Iowa passed away Wednesday, February 15, 2017, at Oak Crest Manor, Dyersville, Iowa. Visitation will be held from 2 – 6 p.m., Sunday, February 19, 2017, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville where a parish vigil service will be held at 2 pm. Visitation will

Lavon B. Williams – Edgewood, formerly of Coggon

Lavon B. Williams, 88 years old, of Edgewood, Iowa, and formerly of Coggon, Iowa, died on Wednesday, February 15, 2017, at the Edgewood Convalescent Home in Edgewood. She was born in Edgewood on November 5, 1928, the daughter of Roy and Mary (Jefferson) Thomas. She attended the Clayton County country schools. In October of 1948,

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