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It is with great sadness that the family of Hazel Joy (Spence) Wickett, 82, of Indianola, IA, announces her passing. Hazel passed away peacefully at home, Friday, July 10, 2020, surrounded by her loving family.

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Gary Canny, 81, of Carlisle passed away peacefully with his loving wife, Lee, and other family by his side at Mercy Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa on July 6th, 2020.

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Services for Alice Marie (Rooney) Whitmore, 85, who passed away Wednesday, July 8, 2020, will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, July 11, 2020, at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church.

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Phyllis Berdene Randleman, 93, of Carlisle, passed away peacefully on July 6, 2020. A visitation for Phyllis will be held on Thursday, July 9, 2020 from 5-7PM at Peterson Funeral Home in Carlisle.

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Services for Audrey Christine Soper, 90, who passed away Monday, July 6, 2020, will be held 9:30 a.m. Thursday, July 9, 2020 in the Iowa Veterans Cemetery.

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Anthony E. “Tony” Goode, 53, of Des Moines, Iowa, passed away Tuesday, June 30, 2020 in Des Moines. A private family service will be held. Burial will take place in the Webb Cemetery, Rural Norwalk, IA.

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Family services for Vadis Lavaughn Fry, 99, who passed away Thursday, June 25, 2020, will be held 2:30 p.m. Monday, June 29, 2020. A public visitation, under CDC guidelines, will be held prior to services from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Overton Funeral Home.

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Services for Marilyn Jean Baker, 81, of Indianola, Iowa, who passed away Sunday, June 21, 2020 at Arbor Springs in West Des Moines, will be held 11 a.m. Friday, June 26, 2020 at Overton Funeral Home in Indianola.

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Family services for Peggy Norris, 91, who passed away Saturday, June 13, 2020 at the Indianola Good Samaritan Society Nursing Home, will be held Tuesday, June 23 at Overton Funeral Home in Indianola.

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Jessie Mae Smith, 86, passed away June 19, 2020, in Indianola, IA. Graveside burial of cremains will be held in the Humeston Cemetery at 10:30 a.m., Friday, June 26, 2020.

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Roger G. Betsworth, 87, passed away at The Village in Indianola, Iowa, June 17, 2020. He was born in Sioux City, Iowa, March 26, 1933, to Georgia and Walter Betsworth.

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Ruby Laurel Hodson White was born in Indianola, Iowa, June 14, 1920 to Cash E. and Wilma M. Hodson.

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Kenneth George Vesey Sr., 91, of Indianola, passed away June 15, 2020 in Indianola, Iowa. Funeral services for Ken will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, June 20, 2020 at Peterson Funeral Home in Indianola. A visitation will be held at 10 a.m., prior to the service. A burial will take place at…

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Maxine Mae White, 99, of Indianola passed away Monday, June 8, 2020, at Shirlee’s Retirement Home in Indianola. Born June 23, 1920 in Lynnville, Ia., the daughter of Harold and Susie Jeslma Speas, Maxine married Byron Samuel White on February 19, 1940. They had two children, Joanne and Gene.

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Christian Burial Services for Randall Penn Ingram, 71, who passed away Sunday, June 7, 2020, will be held 10 a.m., Saturday, June 13, 2020, at Overton Funeral Home in Indianola. A public visitation, under CDC guidelines will be held one hour prior to services.

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Family services for Janine Jensen, 55, who passed away Sunday, June 7, 2020, surrounded by family and friends, will be held Thursday, June 11, 2020, at Overton Funeral Home in Indianola.

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Kendall Brammer, 61, of Osceola died Thursday, May 28, 2020 at his home with his family by his side.

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Paul David Luallin, 20, of Indianola, passed away May 24, 2020. Service plans for Paul are currently underway and will be announced soon.

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Margaret Louise Baber, passed away on Monday, May 25, 2020 at her home in Carlisle, Iowa at the age of 82. Margaret was born July 7, 1937 in Des Moines, Iowa to Stanley and Louise (King) Crook.

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Public graveside services for Hazel Fleda Hadley, 92, of Indianola, IA, who passed away Tuesday, May 26, 2020, will be held 10:00 a.m., Saturday, May 30 at the Honey Creek Cemetery, New Providence, IA. You may also join the family and friends on our Website Live Stream.

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Family services for Dale Miller, 67, of Indianola, who passed away Friday, May 22, 2020, surrounded by his family at his home, will be held Friday, May 29 at Overton Funeral Home in Indianola. Interment will follow services in the Hammondsburg Cemetery.

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Family graveside services for Virgil Lee Halterman, 73, of Bussey, who passed away Monday, May 25, 2020, will be held 2 p.m., Saturday, May 30 at the Palmyra Cemetery, Palmyra, IA. A Live Stream can be located on Virgil’s obituary page of our website for those unable to attend.

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Mona Rose Robertson, 87, formerly of Indianola, Iowa peacefully passed on Friday, May 22, 2020 at Taylor House in Des Moines. Mona had recently resided at the Prairie Vista Village in Altoona, Iowa. Mona was born in Oskaloosa, Iowa on May 28,1932 to her parents, Willard and Violet Carico.

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Family services for Carol Lee Van Aernam, 79, of Indianola, who passed away Wednesday, May 20, 2020, will be held Tuesday, May 26 at Overton Funeral Home in Indianola. Public graveside services will be held 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at the Calvary Cemetery in Stuart, IA. You may join…

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Josephine Carol Leonard, Jo, was born Josephine Carol Cram August 18, 1934 in Lake View, Iowa. She was the second of three children. Her parents were Charles “Carson” Cram and Vaughna “Margaret” Haynes.

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Duane G Halterman was born in Palmyra Township, on January 10, 1933, the only child to Dwight and Thelma Gildow Halterman. Duane went peacefully from his favorite chair to be with the Lord on May 16, 2020 at the age of 87.

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Graveside services for John Stephen “Steve” Spray, 79, who passed away Friday, May 15, 2020 in Chesterfield, MO, will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, May 19 at the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Indianola, IA.

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Andrew Hollinger, 44, passed away Thursday, May 14, 2020, in Iowa City. A Celebration of life will be held at a later date.

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Did you feel it? The tectonic plates moved just a bit. On April 25, 2020 the quick wit and snarky observational humor of Joanne Shaw Andersen Brown was silenced after a brief bout with strokes. The master seamstress, quilter and avid reader was known to most as Mrs. Andersen, Junior High Sch…

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Joseph Peter Wilgenbusch, 45, passed away at home on Tuesday, May 12, 2020. A private funeral service for Joe will be held at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at Peterson Funeral Home in Indianola. Interment will follow services in the St. Marys Cemetery in St. Mary's. A live webcast of b…

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John Patrick Reynolds was born March 27, 1952 to Edwin (Jiggs) and Pat Reynolds. They took home a healthy baby boy. Time was to change the path of his life.

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Public Graveside Services for Barbara Louise Freeman, 81, who passed away Monday, May 11, 2020, in Rochester, MN, will be held 2 p.m., Monday, May 18, at the Indianola I.O.O.F. Cemetery. You may join family on our Website Live Stream located on her obituary page of our website.

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Beverley Kay Breton-Kiefer, AKA Bev, Mom, Aunt Bev, Gramma and GG was born on September 11, 1936 and she left this earth in the early morning of May 12, 2020. We all take solace in knowing she is with her best friend and husband Dick Kiefer and beloved son Scott Kiefer.

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On May 6, 2020, Leonard “Len” C. Miller passed peacefully in his home surrounded by family. Len was born and raised on his family’s farm in Lacona, IA on June 28, 1935. Len was a devoted and loyal family man. Although his roots were in Iowa, as a soldier, a sales executive, and a retiree, he…

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Terry Lee Baumann, 64, of Des Moines IA, passed away Saturday, April 4, 2020 at his home in Des Moines, IA – due to complications from diabetes. Terry was a loving father, grandfather, brother, and friend to everyone. A celebration of life and burial of cremains will be held at a later date …

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Miriam Ann Bane was born February 12, 1936, at home in Pleasantville, Marion County, Iowa during a severe snow storm blizzard. She was the daughter of Loren and Lois (Hardin) Bane. The family lived in Pleasantville while Miriam's father, Loren, was Superintendent at the Pleasantville School …

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Leonard Miller, 97, passed away Monday, May 4, 2020, at home. Services will be private but you may join in on Facebook Live starting at 11 a.m. Friday, May 8, 2020. Burial with Military Rites will be in the Indianola I.O.O.F. Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

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Dan’s family and friends have the deepest desire to honor the man we call son, brother, uncle, friend, husband and dad. Words are flowing as we gather to cherish the memories of our remarkable protector; writing them down, however, has been excruciating.

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Viola Geraldine (Gerry) Mayer, passed away on Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at Taylor House in Des Moines, Iowa, at the age of 90. Funeral services for Geraldine were held at 1:00 pm on Friday, May 1. Attendance at the service will be limited to Gerry’s children and their spouses but will be both …

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Eldon D. Johnson, 85, passed away peacefully on April 29, 2020. A Funeral Mass and Visitation will be held at a later date when concerns and precautions over COVID-19 have lifted.

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Maynard Max Kienast, 91, of Indianola, passed away peacefully on April 28, 2020, at Taylor House Hospice in Des Moines. Maynard chose to donate his body to the University of Iowa’s Carver College of Medicine.

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Virginia Rush, 93, passed away peacefully on April 25, 2020. She was born in Newark, New Jersey on December 24, 1926 to parents Wilbur and Viola Cox, who resided in Millburn, New Jersey.

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Glen Van Roekel, 87, passed away Saturday, April 25, 2020 at his home in Indianola. Services will be held at a later date with inurnment of cremains will be the Memorial Lawn Cemetery in Ottumwa, IA.

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Brian Bruce Craven, 58, passed away at the home of his partner Sue Chopard, on April 21, 2020, after a two year long battle with cancer.

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Frederick (Freddy) Wayne Grgurich passed away April 22, 2020 peacefully at the VA Hospital in Des Moines, IA. He was born and raised in Lucas County and graduated from Chariton High School.

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Marilee Hicks, 91, passed away peacefully surrounded by loved ones on Friday, April 17, 2020. Due to Federal and State regulations because of the COVID-19 pandemic, services will be private, but you may join into our Facebook Live Feed starting at 11 a.m., Thursday, April 23, 2020. Burial wi…

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