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Gary R. Krause, 60, Conrad

Gary R. Krause, 60, of Conrad, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, September 11, 2021 at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.  Per the wishes of Gary and his family, cremation rites have been accorded under the care of Mitchell Family Funeral Home. A private graveside service will take place at Hillside…

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Kenneth “John” Jensen, 67, Melbourne

Kenneth “John” Jensen age 67 died peacefully at home early Sunday morning, September 5, 2021, with his family at his side.  A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, September 11th at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home with burial to follow at the Riverside Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday evening from 5:00 p.m.…

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Tim Butler, 41, State Center

The selfless, kind-hearted soul of Tim R. Butler, 41, of State Center, passed early Sunday morning, August 29, at the Story County Medical Center in Nevada.  Per the wishes of Tim and his family, cremation rites have been accorded. Services for Tim will take place on Saturday, September 4 at 10:30 A.M. at St. Paul’s…

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Irma (Ridgway) Wendell, 106, Pacific Palisades, CA

Irma (Ridgway) Wendell, age 106, passed away in Pacific Palisades, California on August 15, 2021. Irma was born on January 21, 1915.  She was the daughter of Horace and Elizabeth (Lizzy) Ridgway of St. Anthony, Iowa.  She graduated from St. Anthony school in 1928.  In June, 1940, at age 22, she married Andrew (Andy) Wendell,…

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Margie Riemenschneider, 94, State Center

Margie Riemenschneider, 94, of State Center, passed away at Bickford of Marshalltown on Thursday, August 19, 2021.  Per the wishes of Margie and her family, cremation rites have been accorded under the care of the Mitchell Family Funeral Home. A private graveside service will take place at a later date at Hillside Cemetery in State…

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Dorothy Perisho, 90, Zearing

Dorothy Perisho, 90, of Zearing, Iowa passed away on Wednesday, August 18, 2021 at the Zearing Healthcare Center in Zearing. A visitation will be held on Friday, August 20, 2021 at Fredregill Funeral Home, in Zearing, from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Her funeral service will be on Saturday, August 21, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at…

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Henrietta E. Bogan, 85, Madrid (formerly State Center)

The kind and selfless soul of Henrietta E. Bogan, 85, of Madrid, formerly of State Center, returned to the arms of her heavenly Father on Wednesday, August 11, 2021. Funeral services for Henrietta will take place at 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, August 17 at Trinity United Methodist Church, 102 Lynwood in Huxley. Friends and family…

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Belle Riemenschneider, 91, Webster City

     Belle Riemenschneider, 91, of Webster City died Wednesday, August 4, 2021 at Southfield Wellness Community.  Private family services will be held at a later date.  Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery. Foster Funeral and Cremation Center is entrusted with the services. Letabelle Garretson, daughter of Kenneth and Edna (Kvidera) Garretson, was born February…

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Beverly J. Landt-Rider, 58, Ankeny

Beverly J. Landt-Rider, age 58, of Ankeny, Iowa, died Thursday, July 29, 2021, at Israel Family Hospice House in Ames, Iowa. Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 10, 2021, at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 2210 Lincoln Way, Ames, Iowa, with a luncheon to follow. Condolences may be expressed online at…

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Mary Ellen Gray, 90, Rhodes

Mary Ellen Gray, 90 of Rhodes, Iowa passed away on Monday, July 26, 2021 surrounded by her family. A memorial service will be held on August 28, 2021 at 1:30 p.m. at the Rhodes United Methodist Church followed by a visitation and time of gathering from 2:30-4:30 p.m.  Mary Ellen was born in Newton, Iowa,…

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