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Obituaries

Beverly Scott

Beverly “Bev” Ann Scott was born on January 24, 1942, in Brandon, the daughter of Milo and Agnes (Gunn) Kearns. Bev attended school in Brandon and Hazelton. On February 29, 1960, she was united in marriage to Carl Scott. The couple made their home in La Porte City before moving to Dysart in ...

Betty Jane Jackson

On Sunday, June 13, 2021, Betty Jane Jackson passed away at her home in Ames, just one week shy of her 90th birthday. She was born June 21, 1931, in Traer, Iowa. She married Wayne Jackson in 1949 and they had five children. Betty is survived by her five children Terri (Randy) Georgeson, ...

Thomas Kopriva

Thomas Louis Kopriva, 70, of Clutier, IA, passed away on June 8, 2021, at his home while under the care of Cedar Valley Hospice. He fought a courageous battle with cancer. Funeral services will be held on Monday, June 14, 2021, at Saint Paul Catholic Church in Traer, IA, at 10:30 AM, with ...

Barbara Strohbehn

Barbara Jean Ewing Strohbehn, 82 of Gladbrook, IA passed away Friday, May 14, 2021 at Allen Hospital in Waterloo, IA. Funeral services will be 10:30 am, Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at Gladbrook United Methodist Church in Gladbrook. Visitation will be 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, Monday, May 17, 2021 at ...

Gertrude Mitchell

Gertrude “Trudy” Mitchell, 94, of Marion, Iowa, formerly of Grundy Center, died Tuesday, May 18, 2021, at her home. Funeral Service: 11 a.m. Friday, May 21, 2021, at New Life Community Church, Marion. The family will greet friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial: Garden ...

Jeanette E. Tomlinson

Jeanette Eloise Tomlinson, 88, of Dobson, NC, formerly of Traer, IA, passed away March 1, 2021. Jeanette was born November 18, 1932 in Kellerton, IA, the daughter of John Paul and Melba (Wood) Jones. She graduated from Lineville High School at a young age and went on to attend AIB and ...

Robert Krafka

Robert Charles Krafka was born May 11, 1929 to Charles & Albena (Chudlic) Krafka in their farmhome south of Dysart, Iowa. He was baptized, confirmed & lifelong member of Dysart Methodist churches and graduated from Dysart Consolidated Schools in 1947. Beginning at a young age Robert ...

Lillian Meinhart

Lillian Marie Meinhart was born on August 31, 1923, east of Chelsea in Tama County, the first child born to James and Christine (Kvidera) Prusha of Tama. She received her education in country schools and graduated from Tama High School in 1941. Following high school, she clerked at the Ben ...

Alice Lass

Alice Ann Lass, 91, of Traer, died Sunday, April 11, at home surrounded by family. She was born July 27, 1929 in Traer Iowa, daughter of Charles and Esther Svoboda Kutin. She graduated in 1947 from Traer High School. Alice was a girl scout for six years and a girl scout leader for four ...

Richard Coleman

Richard George Coleman was born on May 10, 1932, in Hartford, Connecticut. He grew up in Branford, Connecticut and graduated from Branford High School in 1950. Richard served his country in the United States Marine Corps from 1950-1955 and 1958-1962, during the Korean Conflict. On August 22, ...