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Funeral services for Elna Marie Bricker, 107, of Indianola, who passed away Thursday, September 24, 2020, in Indianola, will be held 1:30 p.m., Monday, September 28, 2020 at Overton Funeral Home with burial following in the Indianola I.O.O.F. Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

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The Lord called Karen Kay Myers home September 20, 2020 while surrounded by loved ones following a brave battle with cancer

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Services for Henrietta Louise Huss, 95, who passed away Friday, September 18, 2020, in Des Moines, IA, will be held 2:30 p.m., Tuesday, September 22, 2020, at the Martensdale Community Church, Martensdale, IA.  Burial will follow in the Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Des Moines.

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Family services for Norma Jean Clatt, 87, who passed away Saturday, September 19, 2020, at home, will be held 10:30 a.m., Friday, September 25, 2020, at Overton Funeral Home in Indianola, with burial following in the Indianola I.O.O.F. Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

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A memorial service for Sherry Ann Catron, 74, of Indianola, who was received by the Father on September 15, 2020, will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, September 19 at Overton Funeral Home, Indianola. A visitation will be held one hour prior to services at the funeral home. You may join the fami…

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Graveside services for Ronald James Webb, 78, who passed away Wednesday, September 16, 2020, at home, will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, September 23, 2020, at the Iowa Veterans Cemetery, Adel, IA.

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Catherine Ann Jacobs (Bence), 70, of Altoona, passed away Monday, September 14, 2020, at Park Ridge Specialty Care in Altoona.

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Marlene Kay Nordhagen, 81, of Indianola passed away Saturday, September 12, 2020, surrounded by her children. Private family services will be held with services recorded and posted to our website.

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Robert B. Davitt, age 78 of Indianola, Iowa, passed away on September 9, 2020, in Goodyear, Arizona. He was born on February 6, 1942, to Anthony Phillip Davitt and Barbara Davitt on the family farm in Warren County.

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Loren Ray Shaw, 87, passed away Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at Iowa Lutheran Hospital in Des Moines. A celebration of his life will be held at a later date, hopefully when the sun is out and social distancing is a thing of the past.

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A Funeral Mass for James Wayne Howerton, 70, of Lucas, IA, who passed away Saturday, September 5, 2020, in Des Moines, will be held 10 a.m., Tuesday, September 15, 2020, at St. Thomas Aquinas Church in Indianola with burial following at 12:30 p.m. in the Iowa Veterans Cemetery, Adel, IA. You…

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Edna Jean Allison Dinkler, R.N., age 92, passed away in Ellijay, GA, on September 5, 2020, after a short illness. Born Edna Jean Allison in Mechanicstown, OH, on August 7, 1928, the first child of Katherine Colleen Wingfield Allison and William Boyd Allison.

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Linda Irene Laird was born November 18, 1939, the daughter of Marvin & Fonda (Robuck) Laird Growing up she and her family lived in various parts of Marion County Iowa, settling finally on a farmstead at Attica, Iowa. She had a brother Charles b. 1942 and a sister Susan b. 1947.

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Donald Clarence Shelton, 73, passed away Thursday, September 3, 2020 at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Des Moines. No services are planned at this time.

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Funeral services for Verda Ione Foland, 82, who passed away Tuesday, September 1, 2020, at home, will be held 1:30 p.m., Saturday, September 5, 2020, at the Indianola First Assembly of God Church. Visitation will be held from 11:30 to 1:30 p.m. Saturday prior to services at the church. Buria…

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Monica Dale Elizabeth Goodrich, née Hansen, 85, passed away on Monday, August 31, 2020 at The Village in Indianola, Iowa. Monica was born in Murray, Iowa on February 20th, 1935. She moved to Osceola, Iowa as a child and graduated from Osceola High School in 1953. Shortly after high school, M…

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Timothy Jon Hade, 65, of Indianola, IA, passed away at the Indianola Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Indianola, on Saturday, August 29, 2020. No services are planned at this time.

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William D. "Bill" McClymond, 74, passed away Sunday, August 23, 2020, in Yuma, AZ. of natural causes. Bill had been in poor health since suffering a stroke on Thanksgiving Day 2019. No services are planned.

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A celebration of life for Shirley Ann Beakler, 83, who passed away Friday, August 28, 2020 at the Indianola Good Samaritan Center, will be held at a later date. Private family inurnment will be held at a later date in the Colfax Cemetery, Colfax, Iowa.

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Private family services for Dixie Lee Downey, 81, who passed away Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at home, will be held at Overton Funeral Home in Indianola. Burial will follow services in the Iowa Veterans Cemetery, Van Meter, IA.

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Family services for Ronald LeRoy Shahan,76, who passed away Tuesday, August 25, 2020, at home, will be held Monday, August 31, 2020. Friends may join the family on our Livestream of Ron’s obituary page on Overton Funeral Home’s website beginning at 2 p.m. Cremation will follow services.

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Family services for Irma Lee Baker, 82, who passed away Saturday, August 22, 2020, will be held Thursday, August 27, 2020. You may join the family on our Livestream in Irma’s obituary page of Overton Funeral Home’s website beginning at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in the Powers-Warren Cemetery…

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Private family services for Roberta Ann Lucas, 84, who passed away Sunday, August 23, 2020, will be held at Overton Funeral Home. Friends may join the family on Roberta’s obituary page of our website for the Livestream beginning at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, August 26, 2020. Burial will follow se…

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Jean Lucile Kessler Bartlett was born August 25, 1935, the only child of John Kessler and Bessie Harvey Kessler of Lacona, Iowa. She enjoyed a loving childhood there until graduation in 1953, at which time she moved to Des Moines to begin working for Boss Hotels. While in Des Moines, she met…

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Dixie was loved by many in the Warren County and Des Moines area, as well as the Los Angeles area. She was very caring and loving and creative and entertaining, with a touch of "spice" to keep everyone on their toes!

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Graveside services for Carolyn Louise Watts, 81, who passed away Tuesday, August 18, 2020, at home, will be held 11:30 a.m. Saturday, August 22, 2020 in the Indianola I.O.O.F. Cemetery. The visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. at Overton Funeral Home prior to services.

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LaVon Elaine Boucher, 72, passed away at her home in Indianola. Due to Covid-19 concerns, a memorial for LaVon will be planned at a later date.

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Dr. Robert Grover Brown (“Grover”) passed away peacefully on August 10, 2020. He was 94 years old. Grover was born on April 25, 1926 in Shenandoah, Iowa to Grover Whitney and Irene (Frink) Brown. He graduated from Shenandoah High School in 1944 and immediately enlisted in the United States N…

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As a young child Samantha would climb the tallest trees even though she was very much afraid of heights. Growing up she played softball, ran track, and learned to play the clarinet. As a teenager Samantha’s strong will and independence caused her to learn some lessons the hard way, which mad…

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Richard Neal Duskey passed away Wednesday, August 12, 2020, peacefully at home.  No services are planned and inurnment of his cremains will be at a later date in Ohio.

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Roy Clyde Young, 67, of St. Marys, passed away on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at his home. Funeral services for Roy will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 15, 2020 at Peterson Funeral Home in Indianola.

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Graveside services for Shawn Michael Ripperger, 54, of New Virginia, who passed away on Monday, August 10, 2020 at home, will be held 10:30 a.m., Saturday, August 15, 2020 in the New Virginia Cemetery, New Virginia, IA. A recording of the service will be uploaded to the website shortly follo…

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Nancy Ann Mikles, 84, passed away Friday, August 7, 2020, at home surrounded by her family. Services will be held Wednesday, August 12, 2020. You may watch the service following the Celebration of her Life on her obituary page of our website. Burial will follow in the Indianola I.O.O.F. Cemetery.

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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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Anna Verlee Hoover-Niemeyer, 95, of Indianola passed away on Saturday, August 1, 2020 at the Village in Indianola, IA. Burial will take place in the I.O.O.F. Memorial Gardens Cemetery at a later date.

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Family services for Tiana Marie Overton, 9, who passed away Saturday, July 25, 2020, in Des Moines, will be held Friday, July 31, 2020. Family and friends may join the Live Stream on Tiana’s obituary page of our website beginning at 10:30 a.m.

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Allan Michel Fisher passed away July 14, 2020 in Indianola, Iowa. Funeral services will take place July 27, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. at Mount Calvary Lutheran Church in Indianola.

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Nathan Jon Luethje, 39, of Indianola, passed away July 16, 2020. Funeral services for Nathan will be held Saturday, August 1, 2020 at 10 a.m. at Peterson Funeral Home in Indianola.

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Judith Karen Lathrop, 81, was born August 20, 1938, and passed away in Des Moines on Saturday, July 18, 2020, surrounded by her family. Services will be held at a later date with inurnment in the IOOF Cemetery.

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Louis C. McCormick, 82, of Hartford IA, passed away on 7.18.2020 from Parkinsons. Services will be held at a later date.

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Mary Glenn Hadley was born to J. Paul and Fleda Hadley on September 12, 1939, in Milford, IA. Within a year of her birth, the family moved to Argonia, KS where Mary Glenn started school. The family returned to New Providence, IA when Mary Glenn was still in 1st grade. She also attended schoo…

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Bobby Ellsworth Grandstaff, 65, of Des Moines, passed away peacefully on July 18, 2020 surrounded by his family. Inurnment with military honors performed by the United States Army and the Carlisle VFW Post 2099 will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at Iowa Veteran's Cemetery in Adel.

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Our beloved husband, father, brother, uncle, grandpa and friend, Emil, was tragically killed in an ATV accident on Saturday, July 11, 2020.

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Jeff Blackford, 64, of Norwalk, passed away peacefully at home July 16, 2020. There will be a private family inurnment at a later date.

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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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