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Julie Crawford was born September 23rd,1961 to Dock Sr. and Ellen Emery in Maryville, Missouri. She left this beautiful life on October 16th, 2021. Julie married the love of her life, Kevin Crawford on May 16th, 1981. With that marriage came six wonderful children.

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Jim Richards, born January 21, 1947, of Hartford Iowa, passed away October 14, 2021, after suffering a sudden cardiac event. He was the son of Ivan and Martha Richards.

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(Farmington, Missouri) Linda Eileen Banger (nee Pickett), born September 12th, 1945 in her beloved Unionville, Missouri, departed this life for heavenly reward on October 14th after courageously fighting a devastating stroke. During her care at Barnes and Camelot, her strength and determinat…

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Services for Frederick Herman Hastie, 89, of Indianola, Iowa, who passed away Friday, October 8, 2021 at home, will be held 11 a.m., Tuesday, October 19, 2021, at the Scotch Ridge United Presbyterian Church, rural Carlisle. Visitation will be held one hour prior to services, at the church. B…

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Services for John F. Veasman, 78, who passed away Saturday, October 9, 2021, at home, will be held 10:30 a.m. Friday, October 15, 2021 at the St. Marys Parish Hall, St. Marys, IA with burial following in the St. Marys Cemetery.

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Wanda Mae Hunter, age 79, passed away on Friday, October 8, 2021 at her home in Carlisle. Funeral services for Wanda will be held at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at the Carlisle United Methodist Church. A visitation will be held from 5:30-7:30 PM on Monday, October 11, 2021 also at …

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Services for James “Jim” Myers, 64, who passed away Friday, October 8, 2021, at home, will be held 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at the Indianola Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church with burial following in the Indianola I.O.O.F Cemetery.

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Carol W. Shull, 76, of Indianola, Iowa passed away peacefully on March 29, 2020 surrounded by family.  Because of the unique challenges with the coronavirus (COVID-19), a community celebration of life will be held 2:00 p.m. on October 9, 2021 at the First United Methodist Church in Indianola…

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Private Mass for the immediate family of Phyllis Desenberg, 92, who passed away suddenly of an aortic aneurysm, Wednesday, September 29, 2021 in Des Moines, will be held Tuesday, October 5, 2021. Inurnment will be in the Norwalk Cemetery. Livestreaming of the service will begin 10 a.m., Tues…

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Graveside services for Joyce Chumbley, 90, of Indianola, IA, who passed away Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at The Village, will be held 1 p.m., Friday, October 1, 2021 in the IOOF Cemetery in Indianola.

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A funeral mass for Duane G. Huerter, 83, of Indianola, who passed away September 28, 2021, will be held 10:00 a.m., Monday, October 4, 2021 at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, Indianola. A rosary will be recited at 9:30 before mass.  Cremation will follow services.

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Steve Davis, age 68 of Clio, passed away at the Wayne County Hospital on September 23, 2021.

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Mark Louis Deterding, who was born to Louis and Marilyn (Hubrecht) Deterding on January 9, 1947 in Higginsville, Missouri, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Thursday, September 23, 2021 at his home in Waukee.

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Services for Lee P. Reinholdt, 77, who passed away Monday, September 20, 2021 at MercyOne Hospice in Johnston, will be held 7:30 p.m. Thursday, September 23, 2021 at Overton Funeral Home in Indianola.

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David Lee Veeder, 68, son of Harry and Celesta Veeder was born March 28, 1953 in Clarion, Iowa. He passed away Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Joliet, Illinois.

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Celebration of Life services for Bruce Gerald Crawford, 37, who passed away Friday, September 17, 2021, will be held 7 p.m., Friday, September 24, 2021 at Overton Funeral Home in Indianola. Cremation will follow services. Visitation will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. prior to service at the funer…

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Celebration of Life services for James “Jim” Zitzmann, 84, who passed away Wednesday, September 15, 2021, will be held 10:30 a.m., Thursday, September 23, 2021 at Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church in Indianola. Inurnment with Military Honors will follow in the IOOF Cemetery. Visitation will be hel…

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Sharon Nadiene Johnson passed away from pancreatic cancer at Bright Kavanagh House in Des Moines on Thursday, September 2, 2021, at the age of 84. Sharon loved square dancing, bowling, gardening and playing with her great-grandchildren. Sharon asked for no formal funeral or viewing. There wi…

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Services for Amber Marie Burton, 42, of Des Moines, IA, will be held 10 a.m., Saturday, September 18, at Overton Funeral Home in Indianola. Cremation will follow services.

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Services for Clarice Maebelle Van Patten Fry, 101, of Colorado Springs, CO. will be held 1:30 p.m. Saturday, September 18, 2021 at Overton Funeral Home in Indianola.  Burial will follow in the New Virginia Cemetery, New Virginia, IA.

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Roberta Nadine (Scadden) Marquis of Indianola, IA, went peacefully to be with her Lord and Savior on September 6, 2021. She was born April 08, 1930, in Osceola, IA. Roberta was a loving, devoted wife and she dearly loved her entire family.

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Celebration of Life services for Svet Sinapov, 70, who passed away Saturday, September 4, 2021, will be held 10:30 a.m., October 2, 2021 at Overton Funeral Home in Indianola. Visitation will be held from 10 to 10:30 a.m. prior to service.

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Celebration of Life visitation for Harriet Bailey, 74, who passed away Wednesday, September 1, 2021, will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, September 6, 2021 at Overton Funeral Home in Indianola. Cremation will follow visitation and inurnment will be held next summer.

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Judy (JP) Porter passed away on August 26, 2021 in Norman, Oklahoma.  Judy was born July 6, 1943 in Versailles, Illinois to Halmer and Grace Myers.  After graduation from high school in Libertyville, IL., she enrolled in Simpson College where she became a member of Alpha Chi Omega (AXO) soro…

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Funeral Services for Harry Benshoof, 77, who passed away Monday, August 30, 2021 at home, will be held 2 p.m. Friday, September 3, 2021 at Overton Funeral Home in Indianola with burial following in the IOOF Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Indianola, IA.

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Marilyn Gail Wolfe, 84, passed away August 28, 2021 in Johnston, Iowa. A memorial funeral service will be held at Peterson Funeral Home in Indianola on Friday, September 3, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. A visitation will take place at 10:00 a.m prior to the service. Inurnment will take place at Sheldah…

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A funeral service for Shirley Ann Leeper, 88, of Decorah, Iowa, formerly of Indianola, who passed away on August 28, 2021, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, September 3 at Overton Funeral Home, Indianola, IA.  Interment will follow at 2:30 p.m. at Layton Township Cemetery, Walnut, IA. 

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Services for Dr. Douglas Wayne Larche, 72, who passed away Friday, August 27, 2021 at home, will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at Overton Funeral Home in Indianola with burial following in the Indianola I.O.O.F. Cemetery.

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Marie Champlin was born March 12, 1939 at the Dallas County Hospital in Perry, IA and passed away Friday, August 27, 2021 at the Indianola Good Samaritan Society Nursing Home.  Services will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, September 4, 2021 at Overton Funeral Home in Indianola with visitation held…

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Services for Beverly “Bev” Jensen, 88, who passed away Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at home from cancer, will be held 10:30 a.m. Monday, August 30, 2021 at Overton Funeral Home with burial following in the Indianola I.O.O.F. Cemetery.

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Services for Ronald Lee Meyers, 67, of Milo, IA, will be held 11 a.m. Friday, August 27, 2021 at Overton Funeral Home in Indianola. A private family burial will follow services in the North River Cemetery.  Visitation will be held prior to services from 9 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home.

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A Celebration of Life Service for Rollie Rigg, 82, who passed away Monday, August 23, 2021 at home, will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, August 28, 2021 at Overton Funeral Home in Indianola.  The family will greet friends from 11:30 to 1 p.m. Saturday prior to services.

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Celebration of Life Services for Ryan Johnson, 47, of Indianola, IA, who passed away Friday, August 20, 2021, will be held 7 p.m., Friday, August 27, 2021 at Farmers Chapel United Methodist Church in Indianola with visitation held 4 hours prior to service from 3 to 7 p.m. Cremation will foll…

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Allen Andrew Johnston was born June 3, 1939 in Kansas City, KS to George Wesley and Marjory Guthrie Johnston, and he passed away at Johnston Hospice House, Johnston, IA on Sunday, August 22, 2021 at the age of 82.

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It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our Beautiful Mother, Mary Barbara Church (Jones), who passed peacefully at home on August 21, 2021. 

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A Celebration of Life Gathering for Douglas Brian Hines, 64, of Indianola, IA, who passed away Thursday, August 19, 2021, at Mercy One Medical Center in Des Moines, will be held 5 to 8 p.m., Thursday, August 26, 2021 at Overton Funeral Home in Indianola where family will be present to greet …

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Austin Dwaine Fetters, 21, passed away peacefully on August 12, 2021 at Taylor House Hospice after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Funeral services for Austin will be held on Saturday, August 21, 2021 at 11:30AM at Peterson Funeral Home in Indianola. A visitation will begin at 10:0…

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A Celebration of Life Service for Lynnea Ann Young, 68, of Lacona, IA, who passed away at home Thursday, August 12, 2021, will be held 10:30 a.m., Monday, August 16, 2021 at Overton Funeral Home in Indianola.  Visitation will be held 1 to 5 p.m., Sunday, August 15, 2021, at the funeral home.…

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Larry was born in Indianola, Iowa, on December 22, 1948, to Albert and Leona Aldridge. He graduated from Indianola High School in 1967. Larry attended Simson College, and then went on to join the United States Airforce in 1968, where he was able to travel the world.  During this time, he mar…

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Valentina “Tina” Aleksandrovna Zozula (Abaras) went home to Jesus on August 6, 2021 at age 35. Her last days on earth were spent in Methodist hospital, where she fought a courageous battle with a severe respiratory illness. She passed from this present world into eternity surrounded by her l…

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Candy Rae Dittmer passed away on Sunday, August 8,2021 at her home in Sandyville. Funeral services for Candy will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, August 11, 2021 at Peterson Funeral Home in Indianola. A visit will be from 6-8:00 PM Tuesday, August 10, 2021 also at the funeral home. Burial …

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Richard Louis Hockett, 68, of Des Moines, died Friday, August 6, 2021, at Mercy Hospital in Des Moines.

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Funeral services for Jon Alan Cummings, 58, who passed away Sunday, August 1, 2021 in Des Moines, will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, August 7, 2021 at Overton Funeral Home in Indianola.  Cremation will follow services.

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Funeral services for Nancy Eloise Cornell (Stewart), 79, who passed away Wednesday, August 4, 2021 in Des Moines, will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, August 11, 2021 at Overton Funeral Home in Indianola with burial following in the Ackworth Cemetery, Ackworth, IA. Visitation will be held one hour…

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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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