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Obituaries

Joanne A. Yuska, 77

Joanne Antonia Yuska, 77, of Toledo, passed away Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at her home, under the care of Iowa River Hospice surrounded by her family. Funeral Services will be held Monday, September 9, 2013 at 10:30 AM at the First Presbyterian Church, 100 W. State St., in Toledo with Pastor ...

Marjorie L. Barta-Dowd, 91

Marjorie Lillian (Howe) Barta-Dowd was born in Dysart, Ia. to Everett and Alma (Stahr) Howe on February 11, 1922 in her Grandma Stahr's house. She was the second of nine children.Marjorie went to a country school southeast of Dysart for her elementary grades. She then went to the Dysart High ...

Darlene Monroe, 85

Darlene Monroe was born in Toledo Iowa to Helen and Joseph Pecenka on August 30, 1928. She spent her early years on the family farm and attended Howard #1 and Perry #6. At 7th grade she enrolled in Traer Community School, graduating in the class of 1945. In 1946 she enrolled in Iowa ...

Larry Martin, 74

Larry Martin, husband of Judy (Ross) Martin, a Buckingham native, died August 28, 2013. Larry was born August 22, 1939 in Muscatine, Iowa. He was the son of Donald and Virginia (Hagens) Martin. Larry served in the United States Army stationed in Greenland. He was a driver for Greyhound ...

Marjorie L. Barta-Dowd, 91

Marjorie Lillian (Howe) Barta-Dowd was born in Dysart, Ia. to Everett and Alma (Stahr) Howe on February 11, 1922 in her Grandma Stahr's house. She was the second of nine children.Marjorie went to a country school southeast of Dysart for her elementary grades. She then went to the Dysart High ...

Darlene Monroe, 85

Darlene Monroe was born in Toledo Iowa to Helen and Joseph Pecenka on August 30, 1928. She spent her early years on the family farm and attended Howard #1 and Perry #6. At 7th grade she enrolled in Traer Community School, graduating in the class of 1945. In 1946 she enrolled in Iowa ...

Larry Martin, 74

Larry Martin, husband of Judy (Ross) Martin, a Buckingham native, died August 28, 2013. Larry was born August 22, 1939 in Muscatine, Iowa. He was the son of Donald and Virginia (Hagens) Martin. Larry served in the United States Army stationed in Greenland. He was a driver for Greyhound ...

Gretchen A. Chase, 79

Gretchen Ann Chase, 79, died Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at Kavanagh House. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, August 27, 2013 at 12:00 p.m. at Hamilton's on Westown Parkway, 3601 Westown Parkway in West Des Moines, Iowa. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Burial ...

Carley C. Luethje, 82

Carley Clough Luethje was born June 29, 1931 in Kansas City, MO. She was the adopted daughter of Glen and Mabel (Westfall) Clough. She received her education in country school near Garwin and later graduated from Garwin High School in 1949. On April 2, 1950 she was married to Allan Luethje at ...

Ernest J. Weaver, 99

Ernest J. Weaver, 99, of Traer, passed away on Saturday, August 24, 2013 at Covenant Medical Center in Waterloo. Visitation will be held at Overton Funeral Home in Traer on Friday, August 30, 2013 from 5 to 7 p.m. with a service the following day at 10:30 a.m. Burial will occur at Buckingham ...