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Area Obituaries

Hugh “Butch” Fuhr, 84, Marshalltown

Hugh “Butch” Fuhr, 84, of Marshalltown, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, September 15, 2022 at UnityPoint Health – Marshalltown. Services for Hugh will take place on Thursday, September 22 at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Marshalltown. He will be laid to rest at Rose Hill Memorial Garden with military honors provided by the combined VFW/American…

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Howard “Scott” Eldridge, 52, State Center

Howard “Scott” Eldridge, 52, of State Center, Iowa, passed away at his home on September 14, 2022. A visitation for Scott will be held on Sunday, September 18, 2022 at the Rhodes United Methodist Church from 2:00-4:00 P.M. A celebration of life will follow at the Rhodes Memorial Park. Interment will take place at Eden…

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Thomas Dane Anderson, 62, Marshalltown

Thomas Dane Anderson, 62, of Marshalltown, IA, and formerly a long-time resident of rural State Center, passed away on Friday, August 26, 2022. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Thursday, September 1, 2022, at Anderson Funeral Homes in Marshalltown. Visitation will be 9:00 a.m. until the time of the services. A private interment at Rose…

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George Henry Borton, 96, Zearing

George Henry Borton, 96, of Zearing, Iowa passed away on Thursday, August 18, 2022, at StoryMedical Senior Center in Nevada, Iowa. A visitation will be held on Saturday, August 27, 2022,from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. at the Dakins Community Center in Zearing, Iowa. Immediately following visitation his memorial service will begin at 11:00 a.m. A…

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Marvin Edwards, 77, State Center

Marvin Edwards, age 77, the one person everyone knew in State Center, passed away at the State Center Specialty Care on Saturday, August 13th. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, August 16th, at the Trinity Lutheran Church in State Center. He will be laid to rest in the Hillside Cemetery after his…

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Marvin “Marv” Christensen, 87, Clemons

Marvin “Marv” Christensen, age 87, longtime resident of Clemons, Iowa, passed away due to complications of COVID on Wednesday, August 10, 2022 at Iowa River Hospice Home in Marshalltown. Funeral services for Marvin will take place on Tuesday, August 16 at 11:00 A.M. at Clemons United Church of Christ with Pastor Craig Marshall officiating. He…

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John William Voigt, 83, Ankeny

John William Voigt, 83, passed away Tuesday, August 9, 2022. Visitation will take place on Friday, August 12, 2022 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Memorial Services of Iowa (4208 N. Ankeny Blvd). A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 13, 2022, also at the funeral home. Burial will follow…

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James “Jim” Benson, State Center

James “Jim” Benson, 94, of State Center, entered into Heaven’s gates on the afternoon of July 29, 2022 at the Iowa River Hospice Home in Marshalltown, Iowa, Surrounded by his loving family. Services for Jim will be held on Thursday, August 4, 2022 at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home beginning at 10:30 A.M. A visitation…

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Wyatt Varnum, 31, State Center

Wyatt Varnum, age 31, of State Center, passed away suddenly on the morning of Thursday, July 21st, following a house fire in their family home. A Celebration of His life and remembrance under the direction of the family will be held on a date to be announced. A fund raiser will be held at the…

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