Roger Gray, 92, formerly State Center

GOD’S  STEWARDS Of all the treasures upon this earth, one crown jewel requires unique and eclectic guardianship. Its worth is beyond measure,  transcending any human attempt at appraisal as livestock, crops and families alike are raised within its arms. Those chosen to champion this precious endowment will touch the sky, earth, water and life itself…

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Winifred Thompson, 100, State Center

Winifred Thompson, 100, of State Center, passed away on Monday, December 3rd, at Unitypoint Health in Marshalltown. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, December 8th, at the First Presbyterian Church in State Center with Rev. Tom Bower officiating. She will be laid to rest in the Clemons Cemetery. Visitation will be held…

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Joan Louise (Overman) Hillson, 68, Owasso, OK

Joan Louise Hillson left this life, surrounded by her loving family, on December 4, 2018, at her home in Owasso, Oklahoma.  Joan was born May 1, 1950, in State Center, Iowa, to Benjamin H. and Lucille A. (Papenberg) Overman.  on June 23, 1973, Joan married Steve Hillson in State Center.  The following year, she graduated…

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Barbara Lee Davis, 79, State Center

Barbara Lee Davis, 79, of State Center, passed away on Thursday, November 29, 2018 surrounded by her loving family at the Israel Hospice Home in Ames. Visitation will be on Sunday, December 2, from 3 – 5 p.m. at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home in Marshalltown. Services will be held on Monday, December 3, at…

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John Charles Heishman, 68, Kansas City, MO

John Charles Heishman, 68, of Kansas City, Mo., formerly of State Center, IA, passed away in the early hours of Monday, November 19th, 2018 at his home under Hospice Care with his loving wife, Denise  and his four adoring cats at his side. Born December 7th, 1949 , in Woods Hospital State Center, IA., John…

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Irma Henze, 80, State Center

Irma Henze, 80, of State Center, died Sunday evening, November 18, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, November, 24, 2018 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in State Center. Visitation for Irma will be held from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Friday also…

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Anita Hart (Bond), 90

Anita Hart (Bond), 90, passed away on Sunday, November 11, 2018 at State Center Specialty Care. Funeral services were held on Friday, November 16, 2018 at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home at 11:00 a.m. with a public visitation held one hour prior to services. Memorial contributions may be made to the family to be used…

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Dwight Eugene Wengert, 68, State Center

Dwight Eugene Wengert, went home to his Lord on November 11, 2018 in the comfort of his own home. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Eldora, Iowa at 10:30. A public visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 14, at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home…

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Marilyn Hall, 88, formerly of Clemons

Mrs. Marilyn Hall, 88, died on Friday, October 26, at Lakeside Lutheran Home in Emmetsburg. She was born on October 30, 1929 (the day after the stock market crashed), the daughter of Foy and Alice Niederhauser Wilcox. On June 4, 1950 she was united in marriage to Willard Hall. He preceded her in death on…

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Pastor Mike Maddick, 59, State Center

Pastor Mike Maddick, age 59, of rural State Center, entered into Heaven’s glory on Wednesday, October 10, 2018. Revelations 14:13 Then I heard a voice from heaven say, “Write this: Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on.” “Yes,” says the Spirit, “they will rest from their labor, for their deeds…

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