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Obituaries

Edward James Hosek, 97

Edward James Hosek, 97, of Clutier, passed away Saturday, October 1, 2022, at his home under the care of Cedar Valley Hospice. Funeral Services were held Wednesday, October 5, 2022, at 10:00 AM at Kruse-Phillips Funeral Home in Tama with Pastor Al Frank officiating. Interment will follow at ...

Gary Lee Kersten, 69

Gary Lee Kersten was born on December 5, 1952, in Waterloo, the son of Glenn and Ann Kersten. He attended North Tama Community Schools and was involved with FFA, winning many ribbons. Gary lived on the family century farm and farmed with his brother for many years. They raised cattle, hogs ...

Marian A. Nagel, 101

Marian A. Nagel, 101, of Traer, passed away on Tuesday, September 20, 2022, at Sunrise Hill Care and Rehab Center in Traer. A graveside inurnment was held on Friday, September 23, 2022, at 2:30 PM at the Buckingham Cemetery in rural Traer. Memorials may be directed to the Traer Ambulance ...

Merlin Lee Lassen, 90

Merlin Lee Lassen was born on June 23, 1932, on the family farm near Dysart, the son of Severt and Margaret (Gill) Lassen. He graduated from Dysart High School and then served his country in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. On April 12, 1955, Merlin was united in marriage to ...

Mildred Esther Dengler

Mildred Esther Dengler, 98, of Traer, Iowa, died Sunday, September 18, 2022, at Sunrise Hill Care and Rehab Center in Traer. Mildred was born on October 2, 1923, in Gladbrook, Iowa, the daughter of Henry and Alice Wilken. She graduated with the class of 1941 from Gladbrook High School and ...

Lois Jean (Christensen) Earley

Lois Jean (Christensen) Earley, of Traer, Iowa, passed away on August 31, 2022, at Sunrise Hill Care Center due to complications from Alzheimer's Disease. Born on October 24, 1942, she was the daughter of Harold Martin Christensen and Elsie Amanda (Haack) Christensen. Lois grew up on a farm ...

Kaye Lynne Konicek

Kaye Lynne Konicek, 74, of Traer, passed away on Sunday, August 28th in her home after a short battle with cancer. Kaye was born on August 21st 1948 in Vinton, Iowa. She was the daughter of William and Veronica (Kelly) Hite. She was raised in Dysart, Iowa, and attended Dysart- Geneseo ...

Suzanne Boldt

Suzanne Boldt, 74, of Gladbrook, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, August 25, 2022, at the Mary Greeley Medical Center in Ames. Funeral services were held on Thursday, September 1 at 11:00 A.M. at St. Luke Lutheran Church in Traer. She was laid to rest at Crystal Cemetery. Mitchell Family ...

Darlene Ann Peters

Darlene Ann Peters, 92, of Dysart, passed away on Monday, August 22nd at MercyOne Medical Center in Waterloo. Visitation will be held on Thursday, August 25th from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the Dysart United Methodist Church, 602 Tilford Street, Dysart, Iowa. The funeral will be held on Friday, ...

Evelyn Anna (Kupka) Caloud

Evelyn Anna (Kupka) Caloud, 96, passed away Friday evening, August 19, 2022, at Sunrise Hill Care Center in Traer, Iowa. Evelyn was born May 15, 1926, on the family farm west of Clutier to Fred and Frances (Parizek) Kupka. Evelyn graduated from Toledo High School and on February 18, 1947, ...