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Rex Phillips, 54, passed away Wednesday, January 13, 2021, in Indianola, IA. A Public Visitation will be held from 1 to 4 p.m., Saturday, January 16, 2021 at the American Legion Post #165, 105 West 1st St., Indianola, IA. Masks are required.

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Phyllis Senith Curnes, 90, passed away Tuesday, January 12, 2021, in Des Moines, IA. Private Family services will be held on Monday, January 18, 2021. You may join the family on our Livestream beginning at 11 a.m. on Phyllis’s obituary page of Overton Funeral Home’s website. Burial will foll…

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Angela Marie Bonnett, daughter of Steve and Mary Bonnett, was born March 7, 1983, in Des Moines, Iowa, and unexpectedly passed from this life on Thursday, December 10, 2020. She had a spiritual relationship with the Lord and wrote letters to Him almost daily.

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Private family services for Brigitte Marga Knouse, 85, formerly of Indianola, IA, who passed away Sunday, January 10, 2021 in Osceola, IA, will be held Friday, January 15, 2021. Friends may join the family on Brigitte’s obituary page of Overton Funeral Home’s website beginning at 10:30 a.m. …

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Marget Ann Kirby, 79, passed away Sunday, January 10, 2021 at home. Private family services will be in the Indianola I.O.O.F. Cemetery.

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Larry Franklin Bowlin, 83, passed away peacefully on January 9, 2021, at Good Samaritan Society in Indianola, Iowa. Larry was born on September 6, 1937, at the family home SW of Carlisle, Iowa, to Raymond and Wilma (Foreman) Bowlin.  

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Funeral services for Phillip Eugene Schooler, who passed away Sunday, January 10, 2021, will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, January 14 at Overton Funeral Home, Indianola. You may join the family on Phillip’s obituary page of our website for his service beginning at 11:00. Interment will fo…

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Virginia (Ginny) Mary Dugan, 79, of Indianola, IA, passed away peacefully on January 7, 2021 at Westview Care Center. A celebration of life will be held for Ginny and her husband John, who passed away March 5, 2020, at Peterson Funeral Home in Indianola at a later date.  

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Private family services for Melvin Dean Herold, 94, who passed away Saturday, January 9, 2021, in Indianola, IA, will be held Wednesday, January13, 2021. Friends may join the family on our Livestream of Melvin’s obituary page of Overton Funeral Home’s website beginning at 1:30 p.m. Cremation…

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Earlene Ginter aged 80, passed away quietly after a short illness with family by her side at her home in Indianola on January 7, 2021. A Celebration of Life is planned for a later date.

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Private family services for Forrest Edward Burgin, 86, of Johnston, IA, will be held Friday, January 8, 2021. Friends may join the family on his obituary page of Overton Funeral Home’s website beginning at 12 p.m. Public graveside services will be at 3 p.m., Friday in the Union Cemetery, Iow…

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Alva Rex McAninch was born July 25, 1926, in Corydon, Iowa and passed away January 6, 2021, at the age of 94 in Carlisle. Due to Covid-19 concerns, there will be a private family memorial service with military honors conducted by the United States Navy.

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Funeral services for Charles “Charlie” Morris, 78, of Indianola, who passed away Wednesday, January 6, 2021, will be held 7 p.m. Monday, January 11, 2021, at Grace Church 4200 E 25th St, Des Moines, IA 50317. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. prior to service at the church. Graveside …

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Private family services for Irene F. Bain-Wilson, 84, who passed away Monday, January 4, 2021, will be held Monday, January 11, 2021. Friends may join the family on Irene’s obituary page of Overton Funeral Home’s website beginning at 10 a.m. Burial will follow services in the Wallace Cemeter…

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Gerald “Gene” Johnson, 90, of Indianola, IA, passed away Sunday evening, December 27, 2020, at home with his wife and daughter by his side. Private family services will be held Saturday January 9, 2020. Friends may join on the Livestream on Gene’s obituary page of Overton Funeral Home’s webs…

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Private Family Services for Allen E. Henry, 67, of Indianola, IA, who passed away Saturday, January 2, 2021, in Des Moines, IA, will be held Friday, January 8, 2021 at Farmer’s Chapel United Methodist Church in Indianola. Please join the family on our Livestream starting at 10:30 a.m., Frida…

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Private family services for Winona Crawford, 90, who passed away Sunday, January 3, 2021, at home, will be held Monday, January 11, 2021. Friends may join the Livestream on Winona’s obituary page of Overton Funeral Home’s website beginning at 2 p.m. Public burial will follow services in the …

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Janet Lee (Jennings) O’Hair, 83, of Indianola, IA and Mesa, AZ passed away Wednesday, December 30, 2020, at 9 a.m. in Des Moines, IA. She was surrounded by loving family. Private family services will be held Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at Overton Funeral Home in Indianola, with burial following…

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Graveside services for Carol Sue Vickroy, 73, of Indianola, who passed away Tuesday, December 29, 2020, will be held 10 a.m., Friday, January 8, 2021 in the Wallace Cemetery, Wick, IA.

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Funeral Mass for James “Jim” Jauron, 76, of Indianola, who passed away Sunday, December 27, 2020, will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, January 2, 2021, at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Indianola. Cremation will follow services and burial of cremains will be in the Iowa Veterans Cemetery at…

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Eric Dean Ohnemus, 62, of Grimes, passed away December 24, 2020 at home surrounded by his family. Visitation will be held Saturday, January 2, 2021 from 10:00 until 12:00 p.m. at the Pierschbacher Funeral Home in Milo. Graveside services will be held at a later date at the Belmont Cemetery. …

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Marilyn Ruth Kirkpatrick passed away December 23, 2020 at Mercy One Hospital in Des Moines after a month-long battle with COVID. The family will hold a celebration of life at a later time to be determined.

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Loretta Helen (Frueh) Petersen passed away December 27, 2020 at the age of 97. She was born December 25, 1923 to Lawrence Frueh and Clara (Schurman) Frueh in Afton, Iowa. She lived around Union, Warren and Polk counties her entire life.

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Private family services for Michael Everett Baker, 76, of Indianola, IA, who passed away Thursday, December 24, 2020, in Des Moines, will be held Wednesday, December 30, 2020.

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Funeral services for Walter Gail Williams, 90, who passed away Friday, December 25, 2020, will be held 3 p.m. Thursday, December 31, 2020, at Overton Funeral Home with burial following in the Indianola I.O.O.F. Memorial Gardens Cemetery. The visitation will be held one hour prior to services.

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Robert Wayne Thompson, Sr., 75 of Urbandale, passed away on December 22, 2020 in Des Moines, IA. A funeral service for Bob will be held at 11:00am, Monday, December 28th, 2020 at Peterson Funeral Home in Indianola.

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Ronnie (Ronald) Douglas Weston of Fairfax, IA passed away Saturday morning December 19, 2020. Ronnie was born February 1, 1976 in Fort Collins, Co to parents Bob (Robert) Dale Weston of West Plains, MO and Christina Faith Weston (McCullough) who preceded him in death on November 11, 2018.

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Jesse Ruth Johnston departed her loving family after a courageous battle with glioblastoma on December 17th. She loved the simplest pleasures in life – traveling, dancing, hiking, practicing yoga and reading with a glass of wine in hand. She had an uncanny ability to connect with people and …

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Charles “Duane” Clark was lifted into the arms of his Savior, Jesus Christ on December 19, 2020, he was 76 years old. He was born on October 23, 1944 at Clarke County Hospital in Osceola, Iowa to Raymond Dean and Helen Merle (Putz) Clark. His brother, Dwight “Shorty” Clark came along three y…

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Wilford Lee O’Neal, 88, passed away Thursday, December 17, 2020, in Indianola, IA. Private family services will be held Tuesday, December 29, 2020, at Overton Funeral Home in Indianola. You may join the family on our Livestream beginning at 1p.m. on Wilford’s obituary page of Overton Funeral…

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Wilbur Forrest Chumbley passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 19, 2020, in Indianola, Iowa. Wilbur was born August 18, 1930, to Noah and Ethel Chumbley, and grew up in rural Indianola. Wilbur proudly served in the United States Army during the Korean War.

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Graveside services for Catherine Ann Baccus will be held 2 p.m., Monday, December 21, 2020 in the I.O.O.F. Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Indianola, Iowa. Face coverings are required.

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James “Marty” Middleswart, 78, of Indianola, IA, passed away Tuesday, December 15, 2020, in Des Moines, IA. Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Indianola with visitation held one hour prior to service. Face coverings are required.

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Beau Wayne Freeman age 41, lost his courageous battle with liver failure on Tuesday, December 15, 2020.

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Randall (Randy) Wilbur Murray, 72, of Kentucky, passed away December 15, 2020 in Nashville, Tennessee. A visitation for Randy will be held from 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 19, 2020 at Peterson Funeral Home in Indianola, Iowa.

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Private family services for Ronald “Joe” Marvin, 82, who went home to be with his Lord and Savior Friday, December 18th, 2020, will be held Tuesday, December 22nd, 2020.

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Leo Frederick Guest, drove his Corvette off into the skies for Heaven on Wednesday, December 16, 2020 to a new beginning free of pain and complications from his recent health issues.

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Cynthia Lynn “Cindy” Crall, 49, passed away Sunday, December 13, 2020, in Des Moines. Private Family Mass will be held on Friday, December 18, 2020. You may join the family on our Livestream beginning at 10 a.m. on Cynthia’s obituary page of Overton Funeral Home’s website.

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Reverend Donald Dean Frank, originally from Cherokee, Iowa, passed away on December 14, 2020 in Indianola, Iowa. Don, son of Paul Sellers Frank and Cressa Lucille (Copple) Frank, was born May 3, 1932 at Cherokee, Iowa.

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Johnnie Lee Betterton, 80, of Indianola, IA, died Friday, December 11, 2020. Johnnie was born the son of Herbert Lee Betterton and Vera Lovada Pearson, on July 3, 1940 in Knoxville, IA. He graduated from Knoxville High School.

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Catherine Malcolm (Grant) Johnson passed away peacefully Saturday, December 12, 2020 at the Taylor House, in Des Moines, IA. Catherine was born May 21, 1934 in Ames, IA to John Gray Grant and Muriel Hargrave (Shewan).

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D. William (Bill) Thomas, 72, passed away December 11, 2020. Bill, the son of William A. and Mary Ann Thomas, was born February 9, 1948 in Des Moines, Iowa.

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Doyle Duane Adams was born December 11, 1932, in Burlington, IA, to Howard and Marian Adams. He spent his childhood hunting and fishing with his father and his high school friends, as he got older. These became lifelong friendships with friends he continued to see at his class reunions clear…

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Russell I. Long, 94, passed away December 10, 2020. Russ, the son of Earl and Hattie Long, was born on March 15, 1926 in Clarke County, Iowa. He graduated from Indianola High School and Simpson College. He was in the Army and served in Europe during WWII.

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Family services for Amanda Core, 41, of Indianola, IA, who passed away Sunday, December 6, 2020, in an auto accident, will be held Monday, December 14. Friends may join the family on Amanda’s obituary page of Overton Funeral Home’s website beginning at 10:30 a.m. Burial will follow in the In…

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Family services for Bernard “Bernie” Harl Clark, 68, who passed away Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at home, will be held Saturday, December 12, 2020. Friends may join the family on our live stream beginning at 2 p.m. on Bernard’s obituary page of Overton Funeral Home’s website.

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Rose Evelyn Marie (Frazier) Bowery, 95, of Shenandoah, Iowa went to her Heavenly Home to be with her Savior and beloved late husband, Robert "Bob" Bowery on December 3, 2020, due to COVID-19. She was the third child of A. Leo and Pearl Marie (Moon) Frazier, born on May 13, 1925, in rural Mad…

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James Allen Van Syoc was born October 27, 1954 in Des Moines, IA to James Otley and Florence Ellen Van Syoc.  He passed away Sunday, November 29, 2020 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center at the age of 66 after a short battle with COVID.

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Donald D. Pierce, 78 of Milo passed away Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at his home surrounded by his family. A Catholic Mass will be held on Saturday, December 5, 2020 beginning at 11:00 a.m. at the St. Augustine Catholic Church in Milo. Visitation will be held one hour prior to services beginni…

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Sandra Kay Brown, 64, loving mother of one daughter, two grandchildren, step-son, and three step-grandchildren, passed away Monday, November 30, 2020, in Des Moines.

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Funeral services for Charlotte Mosher, 81, of Milo will be held Saturday, December 5, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at the Motor Friends Church; burial will follow at the church cemetery. Visitation will be held on Friday from 3:00 until 7:00 p.m. at the Pierschbacher Funeral Home in Milo.

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