Obituaries

Darlene Kay Selbert


Darlene Kay Selbert, age 64 of Monroe, passed away on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at her home.  Funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 28, 2015 at 10:30 AM at Coburn Funeral Home.  Burial will follow at Silent City Cemetery.  Visitation will take place on Friday, February 27, 2015 from 6 - 8 PM at the funeral home.  Memorials may be directed to the Darlene Selbert Memorial Fund and condolences may be left for the family at www.coburnfuneralhomes.com

Jo Ann Fredrickson


Funeral Services for Jo Ann Fredrickson, 85 of Des Moines and formerly of Montezuma will begin at 1:00 PM Saturday at the Holland-Coble Funeral Home in Montezuma.  Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service.  Following the service her body will be cremated and burial will be held in the Highland Cemetery at a later date.  Holland-Coble Funeral Home of Montezuma is in charge of arrangements for 85 year old Jo Ann Fredrickson.

Wanda Kiesey


Wanda Kiesey, age 93, of Grinnell, died on Sunday, February 22, 2015, at the Grinnell Health Care Center.  A celebration of her life will be held at 2 pm, Thursday, March 12th at the Elks Lodge in Grinnell.  Memorials may be designated to the American Cancer Society and the Alzheimer's Association, mailed in care of the Smith Funeral Home, PO Box 368, Grinnell, IA 50112.  Memories and condolences may be shared with her family at www.smithfh.com.

Leona B. Van Wyk


Leona B. Van Wyk, age 86 of New Sharon, Iowa passed away on February 24, 2015 in Oskaloosa, Iowa.  Visitation will begin at noon on Friday, February 27th with family present from 4 to 6 pm at Garden Chapel Funeral Home in Pella.  A funeral service will be held at 10 PM Saturday, February 28th at Peoria Christian Reformed Church in Peoria, Iowa.  Memorials may be directed to Oskaloosa Serenity House or Words of Hope.  Interment will be in Peoria Cemetery in Peoria, Iowa.

Dean Sadler


Dean Sadler, 86, of Pella, IA passed away early Saturday morning at the Hospice of Pella Comfort House in Pella.  A Celebration of Life SErvice will be held on May 1, 2015.  Inurment will be made in the Oakwood Cemetery in Pella.  In lieu of flowers the family prefers menorials to be given to the Dean Sadler Memorial Fund, 219 Franklin Street, Pella, IA 50219

Allen "Michael" Poston


Services for Allen "Michael" Poston, who died Saturday, February 21st, will be held Saturday, February 28th at 11 AM at Community Heights Alliance Church.  Johnson Funeral Service is taking care of arrangements.  If you would like to leave a message of condolence, go to johnsonfsiowa.com

Ruth S. Keller


Ruth S. Keller, 87, passed away Monday evening, February 23, 2015 at Skiff Medical Center in Newton.
A Funeral Mass for Ruth will be 10:30 AM Saturdat, February 28, 2015 at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Newton, with Father William Reynolds officiating.  A visitation with the family will be held 5 PM until 7 PM, Friday, February 27 at the Pence Reese Funeral Home in Newton, with a public vigil service at 7 PM.  In Lieu of flowers memorials are being designated to; Sacred Heart Cemetery, Jasper County Animal Rescue or Newton Public Library.

Jerry Doonan


Jerry Doonan