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Obituaries

Clair Stoakes

Clair Earl Stoakes, age 101, of Winside, Nebraska died Wednesday, October 20, 2021, at Countryview Care Center in Wayne. There will be no funeral service at this time. A joint memorial service will be held later when it can be combined with his wife, Lura. Brockhaus-Howser-Funeral Home in ...

James McCarroll

James Pat McCarroll, 83, of Toledo, passed away Saturday, October 23, 2021, under the care of Iowa River Hospice in Marshalltown. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, October 27, 2021, at 10:30 AM at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Tama with Father Michael McAndrew as celebrant. ...

John Lang

John Lang, age 84, of Traer, died October 12, 2021 at his home surrounded by his wife and surviving children after an extended battle with cancer. An open house/visitation will be held Sunday, October 17, 2021 in Traer at the Lang farm at 1:00 until 4:00 PM. John Richard Lang was born May 31, ...

Tim Pickart

Tim Pickart, age 60, passed away on Friday October 8, 2021, at his home in Keystone, following a sudden illness. Visitation will be held from 4:00 until 7:00 PM, Thursday, October 14, 2021 at the Phillips Funeral Home in Keystone. Private family interment will be held at the Keystone ...

Suzanne Svoboda

Suzanne Svoboda, age 70, of Clutier, died October 8, 2021 following an extended illness at Premier Estates Nursing Home in Toledo surrounded by her husband, children and sisters. Funeral service will be Mass of Christian Burial by Fr. Chris Podhajsky, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at St. Paul ...

Marjorie Ann Foster

DYSART — Marjorie Ann Foster was born on January 22, 1931, on a farm south of Dysart, the daughter of Walter and Bertha (Nelson) Degner. She attended Clark No 9 Country School until 7th grade and then went to town school, graduated with the Dysart High School class of 1948. While growing up ...

Jean Marie Roske Jacobsen

DYSART — Jean Marie Roske Jacobsen, 98, of Solon and formerly of Dysart, passed away on October 6, 2021, at the Bird House Hospice Home in Iowa City. She was born on November 3, 1922, in Knierim, the eldest daughter of William and Ella (Deimel) Roske. She was raised in Knierim and later Ft. ...

Shirley Ludeking

Shirley Ludeking, age 84, of Decorah, IA, died on Thursday, September 30, 2021, at Aase Haugen Senior Services in Decorah. Shirley Ann (Dalziel) Ludeking was born on January 31, 1937, the daughter of Merle and Marguerite (Stevenson) Dalziel in Traer, IA. She graduated from Traer High School ...

Martin Herker

Martin Amil Herker was born February 1, 1956 in Mason City, IA: the son of Amil and Wilma (King) Herker, Jr. He graduated from Clear Lake High School in 1974. Martin graduated from the University of Northern Iowa in 1978 and taught at North Tama Schools in Traer for 18 years serving as a ...

Larry Knoop

Larry Knoop was born July 9, 1949 in Waterloo, IA: the son of Wendell and Helen (Sedlacek) Knoop. He attended Carroll #6 school outside of Clutier and graduated from North Tama in 1967. Larry married Colleen Arp in 1974, they had a daughter, Andrea, they later divorced. He married Susan Cecak ...