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Alvin Lee Bown, 87, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, July 17, 2021, at his home in rural Martensdale, IA. Visitation will be held on Saturday, July 24, 2021 at Pleasant Hill Church of Christ, 5091 E. University Drive, Pleasant Hill, Iowa from 10:00am-12:00pm.

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Funeral services for Jimmie Weeks, 77, who passed away Thursday, July 15, 2021 in Indianola, will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, July 19, 2021 at Overton Funeral Home with burial following in the Indianola I.O.O.F. Cemetery.

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Memorial services to honor the memory of Sara Wycoff Saunders, 78, of Davenport, IA, who passed away Thursday, June 17, 2021, will be held 1:30 p.m., July 17, at Overton Funeral Home in Indianola, IA. Visitation will be held one hour prior to service. Memorials may be made to Clarissa C. Coo…

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Funeral services for Jeffrey Dale Jenkins, 62, who passed away Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at home, will be held 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 20, 2021, at the Indianola First Baptist Church.  Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. in the Moon Cemetery, Macksburg, IA.

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Glen Emmet Else Jr., passed away in Des Moines, Iowa on July 13, 2021. A funeral service will be held Monday, July 19, 2021 at 11:00am at Peterson Funeral Home in Carlisle. A luncheon will immediately follow the service.

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A Celebration of Life service for Joan M. Simpson, who passed away on Tuesday, November 17, 2020, will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, July 21, 2021 at the First United Methodist Church, Indianola. 

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Deane “Smiley” Taylor died Sunday, July 11, 2021 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. He was born June 4, 1928 to William “Bill” and Leota (Carpenter) Taylor. He was united in marriage to Lois Alexander on October 17, 1953 and they had one daughter, Karen.

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Diane Lea (Downs) Phillips was born on August 27, 1935 to Eunice (LaBore) and Raymond Downs in Willow Lake, SD. She passed away on July 11, 2021 in Osceola, IA.

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A Funeral Mass for Rosemary Babcock, 82, of Indianola, will be held 10 a.m., Friday, July 9, 2021 at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Indianola. Burial will be in the Bauer Cemetery, Lacona.

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Funeral Mass for Mary Ann Tomlinson, 86, who passed away Saturday, July 3, 2021 at home, will be held 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 8, 2021 at Church of Assumption Catholic Church, Churchville, IA.  Burial will follow in the Calvary Cemetery, Churchville.

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Kathleen S. Mahlstadt, 86, of Indianola, passed away peacefully on June 30, 2021 at The Village in Indianola. A memorial visitation will take place at 10:00 on July, 9 2021 at Peterson Funeral Home in Indianola. A private family inurnment will take place at I.O.O.F Cemetery.

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Services for Donna Jean Oberender, 89, who passed away Thursday, July 1, 2021 in Osceola, will be held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 7, 2021 at Overton Funeral Home in Indianola with burial following in the Indianola I.O.O.F. Cemetery

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Services with Military Honors for Joshua Dean Sweeden who passed away on Sunday, June 27, 2021 will be held 1:30 p.m. Saturday, July 3, 2021 at Overton Funeral Home. Burial of cremains will follow in the Ackworth Cemetery.

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Services for Sue Tipton, 88, of Indianola, who passed away Tuesday, June 29, 2021 at The Village, will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 6, 2021 at Overton Funeral Home in Indianola with burial following in the Liberty Center Cemetery, Liberty Center, IA.

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Graveside service with Military Honors for Charles LeRoy Galloway, 87, of Indianola who passed away on Saturday, June 26, 2021 at home will be held at a later date in the Iowa Veterans Cemetery.

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Funeral services for Viola Dorene Martin, 82, of Martensdale, IA, who passed away Monday, June 21, 2021, at home, will be held 2 p.m., Sunday, June 27, 2021 at Martensdale Community Church, Martensdale, IA. Burial will follow services in the Saint Charles Cemetery.

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A Celebration of Life service for Marilyn Benge, who passed away Saturday, June 19, 2021 at Westview Care Center in Indianola, IA, will be held 2 p.m. Monday, June 28, 2021 at Overton Funeral Home in Indianola.  This will be a casual event.  Please come comfortable!

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Freddie B. Loudenslager Sr., age 81, of Indianola, Iowa passed away on June 17, 2021 at Cambridge Memorial Hospital, in Cambridge, Nebraska. He was born on March 2, 1940 in Harlan, Iowa to John C. and Violet May (Stohl) Loudenslager.

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Harlan Herman Hirsch, 90, passed away Saturday morning, June 19, 2021 at his home in rural Indianola. He was born on May 18, 1931 to Carl and Carolyn Hirsch in an old house on the family farm. Although times were tough during his childhood years, Harlan had many fond memories of his family a…

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Robert (Bob) Wendall Wiedmann, loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and great great-grandfather passed away at the age of 93 on January 17, 2021 in Denison, Iowa.  Bob was born in Patterson, Iowa on December 24, 1927.

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Louise K. (Gleason) Brown, age 85, of Indianola, IA, passed away Thursday, June 17, 2021 peacefully at home, surrounded by her family. She was born October 1, 1935 in Audubon IA.

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Patricia Ann Reinert, 88, of Indianola, passed away June 12, 2021. A funeral mass for Patti will take place at 11:00 a.m. Friday, June 18, 2021 at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Indianola. A visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. prior to the service.

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Funeral services for Dan Owen Danes, 54, of Norwalk, IA, who passed away Saturday, June 12, 2021, in Des Moines, will be held 10 a.m., Thursday, June 17, 2021 at Overton Funeral Home in Indianola with burial following in the Norwalk Cemetery, Norwalk, IA.

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Funeral services for R. Jay Rosenberger, 79, of Indianola, IA, who passed away Friday, June 4, 2021, will be held 10 a.m., Friday, June 11, 2021 at Overton Funeral Home in Indianola. Visitation will be held prior to services from 8:30 to 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Ind…

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Roger Perry Carlson, 77, of New Virginia, passed away June 4, 2021 in Des Moines, Iowa.  A graveside service will be held at New Virginia Cemetery on Thursday, June 10, 2021 at 11:00 a.m.

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Celebration of Life Services for John Russell Felton will be held 7 p.m., Monday, June 14, 2021, at Overton Funeral Home in Indianola.  Burial of cremains will be in the New Virginia Cemetery.

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On Monday May 24th, 2021, at age 84, Ted has truly retired. We love him and we will miss him.

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Services for Kevin King, 61, who passed away Monday, May 31, 2021 in Des Moines, will be held 2 p.m. Friday, June 4, 2021 at Grace Evangelical Free Church in Indianola. Cremation will follow services.

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Dick Starr, age 88, born June 17, 1932, in Newton, Iowa, oldest son of Merle and Edith Starr, passed away peacefully on May 23, 2021, in Indianola.

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James Emerson Clendenen, 70, of Swan, passed away May 29, 2021 in Des Moines, Iowa. A funeral service will be held Thursday, June 3, 2021 at 10:00am at Peterson Funeral Home in Indianola.

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Funeral Services for Donald W. Timm, 81, who passed away on Thursday, May 27, 2021 at the Village in Indianola, will be held 10 a.m., Friday, June 4, 2021 at Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church. Visitation will be held one hour prior to service from 9 to 10 a.m. at the church.

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Pastor Edwin Lee Pace, 70, passed away of metastatic cancer, Crohn’s disease and kidney disease on October 29, 2020. A Celebration of Life will be held 2 p.m., Saturday, May 29, 2021 at the Indianola First United Methodist Church (up to 160 guests). You may also join family on the live strea…

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Funeral services for Linda R. Shahan, 72, who passed away May 16, 2021 at home, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, May 23, 2021 at Overton Funeral Home, Indianola, Iowa. Friends may also join the family on Overton Funeral Home’s Live Stream on Linda’s obituary page of our website. Cremation …

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Funeral Services for Keith, 63, who passed away on Friday, May 14, 2021 at Arbor Springs in West Des Moines, will be held 10:30 a.m., Thursday, May 20, 2021 at First Assembly of God Church. Cremation will follow services. You are welcome to join the family on our livestream located on his ob…

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Karen Walek, 78, of Indianola, passed away on Tuesday, May 11, 2021. She passed peacefully in her sleep in the farmhouse that she was born in, married in, and lived the rest of her life in. She was a teacher and an in-home health care nurse.

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Leigh Anne Beltz, 64, of Indianola, Iowa passed away unexpectantly Thursday, May 6, 2021. A private family gathering will be held at a later date.

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Sonja Kay Brand, 67, passed away in Summerville, SC on May 6, 2021 from an aggressive form of cancer.  Sonja was born on November 27, 1953 to Bernard and Nora Barger.  She loved the game of tennis and played for Indianola High School until she graduated in 1972. Sonja attended Northwest Miss…

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Funeral Services for Norma Baughman, 87, who passed away on Thursday, May 6, 2021 at Vintage Hills in Indianola, will be held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at Overton Funeral home with burial following in Indianola I.O.O.F Cemetery.  Visitation will be held 3:00 to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, Ma…

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Beloved son, father and grandfather, passed away on April 16, 2021 in Des Moines, IA.  Pete was born October 23, 1942 in Berwyn, IL but grew up in Creston, IA.  He had served in the U.S. Navy, Branch ABF3 on the U.S.S. Guadalcanal LFH-7, which he was very proud of.

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A Celebration of Life Service for Ann Marie Huff who passed away Sunday, May 2, 2021 will be held 7 p.m., Friday, May 7, 2021, at Overton Funeral Home in Indianola, IA. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. prior to service. 

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Travis Paul Nicholson, 40, passed away April 27, 2021. Travis was born to August 22, 1980, to Randy and Barb (McCord) Nicholson.

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Charles Dale Hommer was born February 9, 1955 in Osceola, Iowa to Everett Raymond and Kathryn Hommer. He passed away peacefully at his home in Indianola on May 3, 2021.

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Tobey Dean Moyer, age 54, passed away on Tuesday, April 27th, 2021 at his home in Palmyra. Tobey was born January 17, 1967 to Larry and Charlotta Moyer in Muncie, Indiana. A memorial visitation will be held Sunday May 2, 2021 at Peterson Funeral Home in Carlisle from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

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Robert C. Snyder was born February 19, 1934. His parents were Mildred and Loren Snyder. The last days of his journey from Earth to Heaven were spent with family surrounding him with love.

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Randall Marc Baker, 68, passed away peacefully at Taylor House Hospice in Des Moines, IA on Tuesday, April 27, 2021. Randy was the son of Ralph F. and Marjorie A. Baker. He was born in Winterset, IA on April 4, 1953.

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Funeral services for Lewis Charles Smith, 85, will be held 11 a.m., Saturday, April 24, 2021 at the Regular Baptist Church, Indianola, IA. Visitation will be held two hours prior to service from 9 to 11 a.m. Interment will be held 11 a.m., Monday, April 26, 2021 in the Olena Mound Cemetery, …

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Gabe Stump passed away at the age of 28 in his home in Carlisle, Iowa on April 17, 2021. Gabe lost his brave and long battle with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, but not without leaving his mark on this world. He was well known as the cheerful kid in the wheelchair tooling around town, checking…

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John Gary Lucas, 67, passed away Wednesday, April 14, 2021, at the Taylor House in Des Moines. A Requiem Mass for the Repose of the Soul of John G. Lucas will be said Wednesday, April 21, 2021, at Humility of Mary Catholic Mission in Beech, IA. Private family graveside  will follow service i…

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