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Obituaries

Barbara Whitesell

Barbara Lee Whitesell, 72, passed away at her home in Broken Arrow, OK on May 14, 2020. Barbara was born in Hampton, IA, the daughter of Roger and Betty (Goodenberger) Corbin. She graduated from North Tama High School in Traer, IA. and from College of Cosmetology in Iowa City, IA. She was ...

Arthur “Art” Joseph Schrader

Arthur “Art” Joseph Schrader was born on July 19, 1923, in Newhall, the son of Alphonse and Elizabeth (Plotz) Schrader. Art attended St. Michael’s School in Norway. He served his country in the United States Army. He was stationed in Japan and The Philippines and was honorably ...

Alberta Ann Nielsen Larson

On June 18, 2020, Alberta Ann Nielsen Larson, formerly of Traer and Waterloo, passed-away with family at her side. An excellent storyteller, Mom was born on July 22, 1939, and grew up enjoying the benefits that a small rural town of Alta, Iowa offered. Mom always relayed the best of her ...

Laurie Greiner

On June 18th, 2020, Laurie Greiner (Dvorak) left this Earth to be with her almighty God and Savior in heaven. Laurie had been dealing with cancer since 2014. Laurie was devoted to having a close relationship with God. Her husband, Craig and the boys, Blake, Zach, & Adam, brought her ...

Beverly Kae Hoeg

Beverly Kae Hoeg, 83, of Traer, passed away Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at the Cedar Valley Hospice Home in Waterloo. Private Family Funeral Services will be held at Kruse-Phillips Funeral Home in Tama. Interment will follow at Buckingham Cemetery in Traer. Please feel free to leave condolences to ...

Irene Mae Hach

Irene Mae Hach was born on January 2, 1933, on a farm southwest of Dysart, IA, the daughter of Louis and Hilda Bohnstengel. Irene received her education from the Dysart schools where she graduated. On November 17, 1953, Irene was united in marriage to Wilbert Hach at the Zion Lutheran ...

Pauline Marie Sienknecht

CLUTIER-Pauline Marie Sienknecht, 87, of Traer and formerly of Clutier, passed away on Monday, May 11, 2020 at the Sunrise Hill Care Center in Traer under the care of Hospice of the Midwest. Private Family Services will be held with Interment at Holy Trinity Cemetery in rural Toledo.Pauline ...

David William Beenken

David William BeenkenPassed away after a brief battle with cancer on May 4, 2020 surrounded by his family at Cedar Valley Hospice House.David was born November 4, 1954, the 5th of 6 children of Donald and Regina (Duffy) Beenken. They resided in rural Buckingham where he grew up helping on the ...

Leonard Roy Ruzicka

Leonard Roy Ruzicka, 89, of Traer, passed away Sunday, April 19, 2020 at MercyOne Waterloo Medical Center. Family Graveside Services will be held at Buckingham Cemetery in Traer with Pastor Martha Bennett officiating. There will be a Celebration of Life at a future date. Please feel free to ...

James Stewart Youel

James Stewart Youel James Stewart Youel, 98, of Fort Madison, Iowa died at 6:18 PM on April 9, 2020 in Traer, Iowa. Jim was born February 13, 1922 in Vinton, Iowa, the only child of Irmel L. Youel and Nelle (Stewart) Youel. While Jim was a young boy, the Irmel Youel family moved to Fort ...