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Area Obituaries

Bruce Picard, 86, State Center

Bruce Picard, 86, of State Center, Iowa, passed away peacefully in the comfort of his home on the evening of April 1, 2024. Per his wishes, cremation rites have been accorded and no formal services are planned at this time. Memorials in his name may be directed to the V.F.W. (Veterans of Foreign Wars). For…

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Wayne Yeager, 70, Marshalltown

Wayne Yeager, 70, lifelong resident of Marshalltown, Iowa, passed away Thursday, March 31, 2024 at the Iowa Veterans Home. Per the wishes of Wayne and his family, cremation rites have been accorded. A Celebration of Life for Wayne will be held on Friday, April 5, 2024 at 11:00 A.M. at the First Presbyterian Church in…

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Sally May Eggers, 83, Des Moines

Sally May Eggers, 83, of Ramsey Village, Des Moines, went to be with Jesus on March 18, 2024. Sally was born May 7, 1940 to Ona and Charles Preston. She grew up in Melbourne, Iowa, where she graduated High School. She attended AIB Business College and met her husband, Jerry, at a party. They were…

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Ginger (Jacobs) Price, 75, State Center

Ginger (Jacobs) Price was born on October 5, 1949 in Iowa City, Iowa and passed away on March 7, 2024 at the Israel Family Hospice House in Ames, Iowa. She was born to Frank and Alma (Rutter) Jacobs. She married the love of her life, Charles on June 8, 1968 at Pleasant Grove Church, rural…

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Dora Jean (Rittierodt) Pfantz, 96, Marshalltown

Dora Jean (Rittierodt) Pfantz, 96, of Marshalltown passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 2, at Southridge Specialty Care in Marshalltown with many family members present. Funeral services will be held on Friday, March 8, 2024 at 10:30 A.M. at St. Paul Lutheran Church in State Center with Pastors Melissa and Paul Waterman officiating. Visitation will…

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Doris I. Ritland, 92, Zearing

Doris I. Ritland, 92, of Zearing, Iowa passed away on Sunday, February 18, 2024, at the Hubbard Care Center surrounded by her loving family. A visitation will be held on Friday, February 23, 2024, at Bethany Lutheran Church in McCallsburg, IA from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Her funeral service will be on Saturday, February 24,…

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Gary Bruce Buck, 74, State Center

Gary Bruce Buck, 74, of State Center, Iowa, passed away peacefully at home on February 8, 2024 under the care of Iowa River Hospice. Per the wishes of Gary and his family, cremation rites have been accorded. A memorial service will take place on Friday, February 16 at 10:30 A.M. at Trinity Lutheran Church in…

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Janice C. Sautter, 71, Dubuque

Janice C. Sautter, 71, of Dubuque, died Sunday, February 4, 2024. There will be no public services. The Egelhof, Siegert & Casper Funeral Home and Crematory, 2659 JFK Road is entrusted with the arrangements. Janice was born on June 11, 1952, in Marshalltown, Iowa, the daughter of Darryl and Julia (Menne) Norman. She was a…

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Virginia “Ginny” Wilkening, 70, Chaska, MN

Virginia “Ginny” Wilkening of Chaska, MN celebrated her eternal birthday on her 70th birthday at home surrounded by loved ones after a short battle with cancer. She leaves behind a legacy of love, kindness, and cherished memories. Ginny was born in Marshalltown, Iowa on January 16th, 1954 to Charles and Hazel Berglund, and graduated from…

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Arlene M. Jubeck, 81

Heaven received an angel. Arlene M. Jubeck, 81, passed away at home on January 17, 2024. Services for Arlene will be held on Wednesday, January 24, 2024 beginning at 12:00 P.M. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in State Center, Iowa. A visitation for family and friends will be held one hour prior to services. In…

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