Owen C. Bringman

Sep 11, 2022

Wellman-Owen C. Bringman was born May 6, 1932, near Wellman, Iowa, the son of Toney and Della (Butterbaugh) Bringman.  Owen proudly served his country in the United States Army from May 1952-April 1954 where he did a tour to Italy.  On May 15th 1958, he was united in marriage to Ada Arlene Binley in Kahoka Missouri.  They made their home...

Joseph A. Beachy

Oct 6, 2022

Kalona - Joseph A. Beachy was born January 23, 1927, in rural Kalona, Iowa and died on Thursday, October 6, 2022, at Pleasantview Home in Kalona, Iowa.

A full obituary will be posted soon.

A Funeral Service will be held 10:00 a.m. Friday, October 14, 2022, at the Fairview Mennonite Church in Kalona. Pastor Floyd Helmuth and Marv Bender will...

Peggy J Rice

Oct 2, 2022


Peggy Jean Rice, 69, of Mount Pleasant passed Sunday, October 2, 2022, at Arbor Court.

Peggy was born October 9, 1952, the daughter of Dennis and Martha Combs.  She graduated from Burlington High School.  On May 21, 1970, Peggy was united in marriage to Ronald Rice.  She managed the Homeless Shelter in Burlington for many years.

Peggy is survived...

Dorothy Fisher

Sep 28, 2022

Dorothy Kathryn Fisher, of Keswick, died Wednesday, September 28, 2022, at Windsor Place Senior Living in Sigourney, at the young age of 102.

            Dorothy was born August 5, 1920, in Harper, Iowa, the first of six children of Joseph and Maude (Clarahan) Vogel.  She received her education at St. Elizabeth School in Harper.  On October 8, 1940, Dorothy married...

Gwendolyn L. Peterson

Sep 28, 2022

MOUNT PLEASANT- Gwendolyn L. Peterson, 98, died Wednesday, September 28, 2022, at Park Place Elder Living in Mount Pleasant.

Gwendolyn was born June 17, 1924, in Coppock, Iowa, the daughter of Ronald and Elizabeth (Carpenter) Dold. She graduated from Winfield High School in 1942.  On November 23, 1944, she was united in marriage to Vern A. Peterson at the Mount...

Danny Hamilton

Sep 28, 2022

KESWICK-Danny Hamilton, age 74, of Keswick, died Wednesday, September 28, 2022, at his home.

            Danny was born January 16, 1948, in Sigourney, to Bill and Francis (Yahn) Hamilton and attended Sigourney schools.  He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War from 1965 until 1968.  On January 16, 1997, he married Charlene Rohloff in Sigourney.  Danny worked at...

Kristie Lee Kilgore

Sep 26, 2022

North English- Kristie Lee Kilgore was born May 16, 1977 in Iowa City, Iowa. She was the daughter of Kerby Doughty and Mary Christy (Lee) Fuller. She graduated from English Valleys High School in 1996. She also attended Hill Top Chapel Christian School in What Cheer. Kristie worked many years at Whirlpool and was a member of the North English...

Bill Houlihan

Sep 26, 2022


Williamsburg-William (Bill) Houlihan was born September 3, 1971, in Tucson, AZ, the son of Raymond Douglas and Ruth Ann (Champlin) Houlihan. He grew up in Shepherd, MI attending Shepherd High School, where he enjoyed participating in football and wrestling. He enlisted in the United States Army Reserve at the age of 17, and was honorably discharged at the end...

Daniel J. Tousignant

Sep 24, 2022

MOUNT PLEASANT - Daniel Tousignant, 82, of Mount Pleasant died Saturday, September 24, 2022, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinic.

Dan was born June 27, 1940, in Negaunee, Michigan, the son of Arthur and Dorothy (Maltby) Tousignant. He graduated from high school and joined the National Guard. In 1960, Dan moved to southeast Iowa. On July 22, 1961,...

Helen Baetsle

Sep 21, 2022


HARPER-Helen Baetsle, age 80, of Harper, died Wednesday, September 21, 2022, at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City.

            Helen was born August 1, 1942, in Marengo, the daughter of Vernon and Mary (Heitman) Gorsh.  She grew up in Victor and graduated from HLV High School. On August 5, 1961, she married Arnold L. “Butch” Baetsle, Jr. at St. Bridget’s...

Peggy Ann Van Dee

Sep 21, 2022


North English- Peggy Van Dee was born December 28, 1957 in Oskaloosa, Iowa, the daughter of Robert E & Janice LuJean (Derby) Stephenson. She attended English Valleys High School.  On September 5, 1981, Peggy was united in marriage to Duane John Van Dee near South English, Iowa. She worked as a housekeeper at the English Valley Care Center. Peggy...

Verne Arnold Doehrmann

Sep 21, 2022


Williamsburg-Verne Arnold Doehrmann was born April 10, 1938 in Rural Williamsburg, Iowa, the son of Rudolph and Loretta (Glandorf) Doehrmann. He graduated from Williamsburg High School. Verne was united in marriage to Lois Koch on March 11, 1978, at St. Paul Methodist Church in Williamsburg. Verne worked for Chipman Feed & Grain. He was a member of St. Paul...

Norma Laurene Wolfe

Sep 16, 2022


North English- Norma Laurene Wolfe was born February 29, 1928 near Keswick, Iowa, the daughter of George Reginald & Gertrude (Hale) Hermanstorfer. She graduated from Keswick High School in 1946. On January 1, 1947, Norma was united in marriage to Dale Maurice Wolfe in Sigourney, Iowa. She grew up in the Keswick area, after they married they lived in...

Betty Jean Buckwalter

Sep 11, 2022

Wellman- Betty Jean Buckwalter was born May 14, 1930, in Wellman, Iowa, the daughter of Joseph Waldo and Barbara (Brenneman) Swartzendruber. She graduated from Mid Prairie High School. On June 1, 1951 she was united in marriage to Royce E. Buckwalter in Wellman, Iowa.  They were married for 62 years. Betty worked as a teacher in a one room schoolhouse...

Paul W. Miller

Sep 9, 2022

WELLMAN - Paul W. Miller was born March 21, 1922, near Wellman, Iowa, the son of Menno and Barbara (Swartzendruber) Miller. He attended Franklin rural school. On February 6, 1944 he was united in marriage to Leta L. Brenneman at the Fairview Mennonite Church in rural Kalona. During WWII, they spent time in Civilian Public Service in Oregon and Maryland....

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