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Mary Jane Tyler

June 8, 1925 - December 12, 2014

Mary Jane Tyler, 89, of Des Moines, formerly of Creston, died December 12, 2014 after many years of illness. Her family thanks the nurses and staff at Trinity Center Luther Park and UnityPoint Hospice for their special care. The family has chosen not to hold a traditional funeral. The date and location of Graveside Services and Family Rememberance to be held in a few months will be announced in...
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David "Dave" E. Stevens

October 12, 1945 - December 9, 2014

David E. Stevens, 69, of Creston died Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Celebration of Life memorial services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, December 13, 2014 at Powers Funeral Home junction of highway 34 and 25 in Creston. Pastor Jim Morris will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery, south of Creston. Flag Presentation by the Theodore J....
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Nellie Eblen

January 4, 1942 - December 9, 2014

Nellie Eblen, 72, of Creston, died Tuesday, December 09, 2014 at the Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Celebration of Life services will be 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 12, 2014 at the Powers Funeral Home junction of Highways 34 and 25 in Creston. Mary O'Riley will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery, south of Creston. Open visitation will be from 2 to 7 p.m. Thursday, with family...
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Blanche Gilbert

March 23, 1913 - November 26, 2014

Blanche Gilbert, 101, of Shannon City, died Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at the Clearview Home in Mt. Ayr. No public services are planned for Blanche. Private burial will be in Missouri. Online condolences can be given at www.powersfh.com. Blanche A. Gilbert was born March 23, 1913 to Dollie (Nelson) Wrex and Wesley Wrex in Warrensburg, Mo. and moved to Cameron, Mo. at the age of...
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Lois Smith

August 29, 1920 - November 25, 2014

Lois Smith, 94, of Urbandale; formerly of Afton, died Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at the Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Celebration of Life Memorial Services will be 1:30 p.m. Saturday, December 6, 2014 at the Powers Funeral Home 612 N. Dodge Street in Afton. Pastor Joel Sutton and Pastor Jim Morris will officiate. Private burial will be at Greenlawn Cemetery, east of Afton. ...
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Margaret L. Baker

June 14, 1930 - November 25, 2014

Margaret L. Baker, 84, of North Sycamore Street in Creston, died Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at the Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, November 29, 2014 at the Powers Funeral Home junction of highway 34 and 25 in Creston. Mary O'Riley will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery, south of Creston. Open visitation will be from 2...
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Richard "Rick" Provost

October 19, 1927 - November 24, 2014

Dr. Richard "Rick" Provost died Monday, November 24, 2014 at Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Celebration of Life Services will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, November 28, 2014 at First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Creston, with Masonic services at 9:45 a.m. Mary O'Riley will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery in Creston. Military rites will be by the U...
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Regina Angell White

February 13, 1940 - November 11, 2014

Regina Carol Angell White, known to most as simply Angell, of Creston, passed away peacefully on November 11, 2014. At Angell's request, the family will hold a private ceremony at a later date. Angell was born in Centralia, Missouri to James Buford Angell and Mildred L. Roberts Angell on February 13, 1940. She bounded into adulthood by attending college at the University of Missouri Nursing...
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Virginia Lewis

June 14, 1925 - November 10, 2014

Virginia Lewis, 89, of Johnston, formerly of Creston, died Monday, November 10, 2014 at Mercy Hospice in Johnston. Memorial services will be at 11:00 a.m., Saturday November 15, 2014 at the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Creston. Pastor Jim Morris will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery in Creston. Open memorial visitation will be from 10:00-11:00 Saturday,...
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Judith "Judy" Lewis

March 14, 1949 - November 4, 2014

Judy Lewis, 65, of Creston, died Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at the Afton Care Center in Afton. Private Graveside services will be held at a later date at the Eldon Cemetery in Eldon, Iowa. Powers Funeral Home in Creston is assisting with arrangements. No visitation will be held. Memorials are to the family. Online condolences can be given at www.powersfh.com. Judith Ann Lewis was born March 14...
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Anne "Nancy" Eadie

April 4, 1927 - October 31, 2014

Anne A. "Nancy" Eadie, 87, of Creston, went home to be with her Lord, Friday, October 31, 2014, at her home in Creston. Graveside services will be 2:30 p.m. Sunday, November 2, 2014 at the Evergreen Cemetery, near the Jerusalem Church, north of Creston. Pastor Chuck Spindler will officiate. At Nancy's request, no visitation or viewing were held. Memorials may be directed to the Billy...
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Brad Sheren

April 11, 1964 - October 18, 2014

Brad Sheren, 50, of Creston, died Saturday, October 18, 2014 at his home in Creston. Sharing time by Pastor Jim McCutchan will be at approximately 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Powers Funeral Home junction of highway 34 & 25 in Creston. Open memorial visitation will be from 2-7 p.m. Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at Powers Funeral Home in Creston, with family receiving friends from 5 to 7 p.m....
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Esther Butcher

September 14, 1923 - October 17, 2014

Esther Butcher, 91 of Greenfield; formerly of rural Orient, died Friday, October 17, 2014 at the Greenfield Rehab & Healthcare Center in Greenfield. Celebration of life services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at the Powers Funeral Home junction of highway 34 & 25 in Creston. Chaplain Kelly Gafkjen will officiate. Burial will be at Moon Cemetery, south of Macksburg. ...
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Thressa Willey

January 2, 1919 - October 11, 2014

Thressa Willey, 95, of Creston, died Saturday, October 11, 2014 at the Creston Nursing and Rehab Center in Creston. Celebration of Life graveside services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014 at Graceland Cemetery, south of Creston. Mary O'Riley will officiate. Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery, south of Creston. Family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. at Powers Funeral...
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Claudette Sue Young

November 19, 1943 - October 10, 2014

Claudette Sue Young, 70, of Afton, died Friday, October 10, 2014 at the Afton Care Center in Afton. Celebration of Life services will be 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014 at the Powers Funeral Home 612 N. Dodge Str. in Afton. Pastor Dwayne Henrichs will officiate. Burial will be at private at a later date at the Wheelis Cemetery near Grand River. Open visitation will be from 2 to 7 p.m....
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Donald Keller

June 3, 1935 - October 7, 2014

Donald Keller, 79, of Lorimor, died Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at the Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. Saturday, October 11, 2014, at the Powers Funeral Home junction of highway 25 and 34 in Creston. Rick Titus will officiate. Burial will be at the Lorimor Cemetery near Lorimor. Open visitation will be Friday October 10, 2014 from 2- 7 p.m. with the family...
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Dawn Ide

October 2, 2014

Dawn Ide, 77, of Creston passed away Thursday, October 2, 2014 at Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Services will be 1:00 p. m., Monday, October 6, 2014, at Crest Baptist Church in Creston. Pastor Chuck Spindler will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery, south of Creston. Open visitation will be 3-7 p.m., Sunday, October 5, 2014 with family receiving friends from 5-7 p.m. at...
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Pam (Cottrell) Conley

January 29, 1954 - September 30, 2014

Pam (Cottrell) Conley, 60, of Clarinda, formerly of Creston, entered into rest Tuesday, September 30, 2014, at her home, in Clarinda. Celebration of Life memorial services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, October 6, 2014 at Powers Funeral Home junction of highway 25 & 34 in Creston. Pastor Richard Iske will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery, south of Creston. Open visitation...
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Richard "Rick" Rusk

April 14, 1953 - September 30, 2014

Rick Rusk, 61, of Afton, died Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at Iowa Methodist Hospital in Des Moines. The family will be greeting friends and relatives from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday, October 5 at the Powers Funeral Home 612 N. Dodge in Afton. A private family service will be held at a later date. Memorials can be made to Afton Volunteer Fire and Rescue Unit in his honor. Online condolences can be given...
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Helen Seley

January 28, 1926 - September 26, 2014

Helen Seley, 88, of Creston, died Friday, September 26, 2014 at Crest Haven Care Centre in Creston. Private family services will be at a later date. Burial was at Graceland Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association. Online condolences may be given at www.powersfh.com Helen Irene Seley was born January 28, 1926 in Tingley, Iowa to Cora Ellen (Jose) and William...
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Dorothy Repplinger

May 30, 1926 - September 25, 2014

Dorothy Repplinger, 88 , of Creston, died Thursday, September 25, 2014 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Funeral service will be 11:30 a.m.Monday, September 29, 2014 at the Powers Funeral Home, jct. hwy 34 and 25 in Creston. Pastor Dwayne Henrichs will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery in Creston. Open visitation will be from 1-5 p.m Sunday, September 28, 2014...
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Connie White

June 21, 1939 - September 15, 2014

Connie Elaine White, daughter of Ansell Lee and Goldie Lorene (Shell) White was born on June 21, 1939 in Brooks, Adams County, Iowa. She passed away on September 15, 2014 at the home of her daughter, Lisa Masswi, in Galveston, Texas after a courageous battle with cancer. Connie will be cremated under the guidance of J. Levy & Termini Funeral Home in Galveston, Texas. She will be returning home...
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Christian Silva

January 26, 1999 - September 11, 2014

Christian Silva, 15, of Creston, died Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 due to injuries from a pickup accident in Adams County. Celebration of Life services will be 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, September 17, 2014, at the First Baptist Church 1001 N. Lincoln Street in Creston. Rev. Dave Tebbenkamp will officiate. Open visitation will be from 1 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, with family receiving friends 5 to 8 p.m.,...
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Shirley Page

October 7, 1947 - September 5, 2014

Shirley Page, 66, of Creston, died Friday, September 5, 2014 at the Greater Regional Hospice Home- HCI in Creston. Memorial graveside services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at the North Fairview Cemetery in Lenox. Shirley's family is in charges of handling the graveside services. Memorials may be directed to the family, and mailed to the Powers Funeral Home Box 431 Creston, Iowa...
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Maxine Roberts

June 9, 1923 - September 2, 2014

Maxine Roberts, 91, of Leon, formerly of Creston, died Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at Westview Acres Care Center in Leon. Services will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, September 5, 2014 at Graceland Cemetery Chapel, south of Creston. Mary O'Riley will officiate. Burial will be in the Graceland Cemetery, south of Creston. Memorials may be directed to the family. Online condolences may be given at www...
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Charles "Chuck" Maltzahn

November 22, 1918 - September 1, 2014

Charles "Chuck" Maltzahn, 95, of Creston, died Monday, September 1, 2014 at the Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston. A Memorial visitation will be held on Saturday, September 20, 2014 from 5-7:00 p.m. at the Powers Funeral Home junction of highways 34 and 25 in Creston. No viewing will be held for Chuck. Memorials are to be established. Online condolences can be given at www.powersfh...
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David Munstermann

September 15, 1945 - September 1, 2014

David Munstermann, 68, of Afton, died Monday, September 1, 2014 at the Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. At David's request, no services will be held, with private burial at a later date. Online condolences may be given at www.powersfh.com. David Lee Munstermann was born September 15, 1945 in Shenandoah, IA to Rebecca Pearl (Bolton) Munstermann and Henry H. Munstermann. He...
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Bruce Carpenter

August 19, 1946 - August 30, 2014

No public services will be held. It was Bruce's request to be cremated.
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Betty Tyner

December 7, 1927 - August 29, 2014

Betty Tyner, 86, of St. Cloud, Florida, formerly of Creston, died Friday, August 29, 2014 at the St. Cloud Memorial Hospital in St. Cloud, Florida. Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, September 6, 2014 at Powers Funeral Home, Jct. Hwy. 34 & 25 in Creston. Mary O'Riley will officiate. Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery in Creston. Family will receive friends from 11am-2 pm Saturday at Powers...
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Geraldine "Gere" White

November 30, 1915 - August 27, 2014

Geraldine Heessell White, 98, passed away August 27, 2014 in Harlingen, TX. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Friday, September 5, 2014 at the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Creston. Rev. Dwayne Henrichs will officiate. Burial will follow at Graceland Cemetery in Creston, IA. Online condolences may be made at www.powersfh.com. Geraldine Edythe Heessel was born...
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Evelyn Chapman

August 22, 2014

Evelyn Chapman, 91, of Creston, died Friday, August 22, 2014 at Creston Nursing and Rehab Center in Creston. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday August 26, 2014 at First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Creston. Chaplin Matthew Novontny will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery. Open visitation will be 2-8 p.m. Monday, with the family receiving friends...
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Virginia Fenn

August 20, 1924 - August 22, 2014

Virginia Fenn, 90, of Murray, died Friday, August 22, 2014 at her daughter's home in Louisburg, Kansas. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at the Powers Funeral Home 612 N. Dodge in Afton. Marty Burgus will officiate. Burial will be at the Murray Cemetery, south of Murray. Family will receive friends from 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 service time Wed. at the Powers...
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Larry Van Cleve

April 18, 1947 - August 21, 2014

Larry Dennis Van Cleve, son of Roger A. Van Cleve and Beverly E. (Reipke) Van Cleve, was born April 18, 1947 in Worthington, Minn. He graduated from Worthington High School in 1966. He went on to serve in the United States Army from 1967 to 1969 in Vietnam. Larry then worked in civil service for the government for over twenty years, repairing helicopters in the Kwajalein Islands, Iraq and...
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Cynthia Ray

May 1, 1953 - August 21, 2014

Cynthia Ray, 61, of Creston passed away Thursday, August 21, 2014 at Greater Regional Hospice House in Creston. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, August 23, 2014 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Creston. Father Ken Halbur will officiate. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery. Open visitation will be 2-8:00 p.m. Friday, August 22, 2014 at Powers Funeral Home in Creston, with family receiving...
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LaVonne Pulliam

February 25, 1940 - August 20, 2014

Bonnie Pulliam, 74, of Creston, died August 20, 2014 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. No immediate services will be held. They are planned for a later date. Powers Funeral Home in Creston is assisting with arrangements. Online condolences can be given at www.powersfh.com. LaVonne C. "Bonnie" Pulliam, daughter of Johnston Reed McDonald and Viva Leano (Leach)...
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Jackie Shimer

September 3, 1947 - August 14, 2014

Jack "Weasel" Shimer, 66, of Creston, died Thursday, August 14, 2014 at the Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston. Celebration of life services will be 11 a.m. Monday, August 18, 2014 at the Powers Funeral Home junction of highway 34 and 25 in Creston. Pastor Chuck Spindler will officiate. Military rites by the Nevinville American Legion Post #719.. Burial will be at Graceland...
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Donald "Pete" Trenkle

July 16, 1924 - August 12, 2014

Donald "Pete" Trenkle, 90, of Creston, died Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at the Crest Haven Care Centre in Creston. Celebration of Life Mass will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, August 16, 2014 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Creston. Father Ken Halbur will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery, south of Creston. Open visitation will from 3 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, with family receiving...
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Tim Stalker

April 12, 1951 - August 11, 2014

Tim Stalker, 63, of Creston, died at the Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Celebration of Life Services will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, August 15, 2014 at the Powers Funeral Home junction of highway 34 and 25 in Creston. Mary O'Riley will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery, south of Creston. Open visitation will be 2-8:00 p.m. Thursday, August 14, 2014, with family...
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John Emerson

December 4, 1944 - August 7, 2014

Rev. John Emerson, 69, of Knoxville, formerly of Fontanelle, died Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014 at Knoxville Hospital in Knoxville, Ia. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Burial will be at Hawkeye Cemetery near Hawkeye, Ia. Memorials are to the Crest Baptist Church. Online condolences may be given at www.powersfh.com John Roy Emerson was born December 4, 1944 in Leon, Ia....
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Betty Hobbs

November 16, 1920 - August 7, 2014

Betty Hobbs, 93, of Creston, died Thursday, August 7, 2014 at her home in Creston. Celebration of Life Services will be 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at United Church of Christ (Congregational) in Creston. Pastor Jim Woodworth and Ron Levine will officiate the service. Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery at a later date. There will be no formal visitation or viewing...
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Tony Fienhage

June 24, 1932 - August 6, 2014

Tony Fienhage, 82, of Creston passed away Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. At Tony's request, no services will be held, with private burial at a later date. Powers Funeral Home of Creston is assisting with arrangements. Online condolences can be given at www.powersfh.com. Henry Anthony Fienhage was born June 24, 1932 in Creston to Anna M. ...
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Richard Johnson

May 23, 1937 - August 4, 2014

Richard Johnson, 77, of Afton, died Monday, August 4, 2014 at the Afton Care Center in Afton. Celebration of Life Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, August 7, 2014 at the Powers Funeral Home 612 N. Dodge in Afton. Pastor Jim Morris will officiate. Burial will be at Vandalia Cemetery, near Prairie City, Iowa. Visitation with family receiving friends will be 10 to 11a.m. service...
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Curtis Woodard

July 27, 2014

Curtis Woodard, 70, of Creston, died Sunday July 27, 2014 at the Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston. A graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday August 9, 2014 at Grand River Center Cemetery in Adair County near Greenfield. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be sent to the family at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Online condolences may be given at www.powersfh.com. ...
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Mary "Spence" Thompson

July 26, 2014

Mary "Spence" Thompson, 72, of Creston, died Saturday July 26, 2014 at the Greater Regional Hospice House in Creston. A celebration of life graveside service will be 11:30 a.m., Tuesday July 29, 2014, at St. Mary's Cemetery in Albia. Rev. Ken Halbur will officiate. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery. Open visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Monday, with family receiving friends from 6 to 8...
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Alice Beebe

November 1, 1957 - July 19, 2014

Alice Beebe, 56, of rural Lenox, died Saturday July 19, 2014 at the Bright Kavanagh House in Des Moines. A celebration of life service will be 11 a.m., Friday July 25, 2014, at the Congregational United Church of Christ in Cromwell. Rev. Delores Doench will officiate. Burial will be private in the Morgan Cemetery near Kent. Open visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday, with family...
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Larry Denton

April 9, 1941 - July 17, 2014

Larry Denton, 73, of Creston, died Thursday, July 17, 2014 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at First United Methodist Church in Creston. Burial will be at Greenlawn Cemetery, east of Afton. Pastor Melvin Ammon will officiate. Open visitation will be 2-8:00 p.m. Monday, July 21, 2014 at Powers Funeral Home junction of...
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Patty Harrison

February 3, 1927 - July 14, 2014

Patty Gaye Harrison, daughter of Lillian May (Welcher) and Losson Banks Jeffrey was born February 3, 1927 in Afton, Ia. She graduated from Afton High School in 1945. On April 10, 1947 Patty was united in marriage to Rex Von Harrison in Osceola, Iowa. They settled in Afton before moving to High Ridge, Mo. in 1964. Patty began working as an office manager for a concrete pipe company...
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Rosemary Waddell

October 12, 1928 - July 13, 2014

Rosemary Waddell, 85, of Creston, died Sunday, July 13, 2014 at Creston Nursing and Rehab Center in Creston. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, July 17, 2014 at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Rev. Dan Moore will officiate. Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery, south of Creston. Open visitation from 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 16th, with family receiving friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wed....
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Judy Arroyo

January 25, 1942 - July 10, 2014

Judy Arroyo, 72, of Creston died Thursday, July 10, 2014 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. No public services will be held. Powers Funeral Home in Creston is assisting with arrangements. Online condolences can be given at www.powersfh.com. Judy Marie Arroyo was born January 25, 1942 in Nevinville, IA to Helen Irene (Hiatt) Seley and Eldon Alvin Seley. She graduated from...
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Lucille Horn

August 22, 1920 - July 10, 2014

Lucille Horn, 93, of Winterset, formerly of Lorimor died Thursday, July 10, 2014 at Winterset Care Center North in Winterset. Celebration of life services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at Powers Funeral Home in Afton. Pastor Ben Turner will officiate. Burial will be in Lorimor Cemetery, south of Lorimor. Visitation with family receiving friends will be 10 a.m. from 11 a.m....
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Lonnie Cavin

January 15, 1953 - July 9, 2014

LONNIE'S CELEBRATION OF LIFE MEMORIAL SERVICE WILL BE HELD JULY 19, 2014 AT MAPLE HILL CEMETERY IN CROMWELL. Lonnie Cavin, 61, of Cromwell, passed away Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Celebration of Life graveside services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, July 19, 2014 at Maple Hill Cemetery in Cromwell. Pastor Delores Doench will officiate. Burial will be at...
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April Hardisty

January 3, 1962 - July 6, 2014

April Hardisty, 52 of Pearland, Texas, formerly of Creston passed away July 6, 2014 in Webster, Texas. Memorial services will be held at 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Creston. Father Ken Halbur will officiate. Powers Funeral Home in Creston is assisting with arrangements. No visitation will be held. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested memorials be...
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Jessica Luke

December 29, 1990 - July 2, 2014

Jessica Luke, 23, of Creston, died Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at the Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston. Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, July 10, 2014 at the Powers Funeral Home junction of highway 34 & 25 in Creston. Pastor JoAnna Davis will officiate. Visitation and family receiving friends will be 9:30 to 11 a.m. service time, Thursday, at the Powers Funeral Home. Memorial may be...
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Donna Swanson

June 28, 2014

Donna Swanson, 92, of Creston, died Saturday, June 28, 2014 at the Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Memorial services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at Salem Lutheran Church in Creston. Pastor Brian Jack will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery. Open memorial gathering will be from 2-7 p.m. Tuesday July 1, 2014 with the family to receive friends from 5-7 p.m....
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Jo Loudon

March 21, 1937 - June 18, 2014

NOTICE THIS SERVICE IS NOT BEING HELD UNTIL JUNE 30, 2014 Jo Loudon, 77, of Creston, died Wednesday June 18, 2014, at the Clearview Home, in Mt Ayr. Services will be 10:00 a.m. Monday, June 30, 2014 at the Powers Funeral Home at the junction of Highways 25 and 34 in Creston. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery. Open visitation, with family receiving friends will be 9-10:00 a.m. service...
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Roy Slezak, Jr.

June 18, 2014

Roy Slezak, Jr. passed away on March 14, 2014 at Golden Hearts Assisted Living Center in Glendale, Arizona. Private family graveside services are scheduled for 1:00 p.m. Saturday June 21, 2014 at Calvary Cemetery in Creston. A CELEBRATION OF LIFE FOR FAMILY AND FRIENDS WILL BE AT CRESTMOOR GOLF CLUB IN CRESTON, FROM 2-5:00 P.M. SATURDAY FOLLOWING BURIAL AT CALVARY CEMETERY IN CRESTON. Memorials...
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LeRoy Merritt

January 26, 1944 - June 17, 2014

LeRoy Merritt, 70, of Afton, died Tuesday June 17, 2014 at the Afton Care Center in Afton. Memorial services will be 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at the Powers Funeral Home in Afton 612 North Dodge. Pastor Jim Morris will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery in Creston. Family will receive friends from 1-2:30 p.m. service time on Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at Powers...
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George Faust

November 22, 1923 - June 16, 2014

George Faust, 90, of Creston died Monday June 16, 2014 at the Creston Nursing and Rehab Center in Creston. Celebration of Life services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday June 21, 2014 at Salem Lutheran Church. Pastor Brian Jack will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery in Creston. Military rites will be by Theodore J. Martens Creston VFW Post #1797. Open visitation will be from 2-8:00 p.m....
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Shirley Black

August 5, 1924 - June 14, 2014

Shirley Ann Black, 89, of Ankeny, formerly of Creston passed away Saturday, June 14, 2014 at Mercy Hospice in Johnston following a brief illness. Celebration of Life services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at Powers Funeral Home in Creston, IA. Bob Goree will officiate. Burial will be at the Hill of Zion Cemetery. Visitation will be 2 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, with family receiving...
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Don Keeler

December 27, 1936 - June 10, 2014

Donald Keeler, 77, of Creston, died Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at his home in Creston. Celebration of life services will be 2 p.m. Friday, June 13, 2014 at the Powers Funeral Home junction of highway 34 & 25 in Creston. The Rev. Janna Steed will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery, south of Creston. Open visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday, with family receiving friends from 5...
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Darlyne White

October 4, 1911 - June 6, 2014

Darlyne White, 102, of Creston, died Friday, June 06, 2014, at Creston Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Creston. Services will be at 10:30 A.M. Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at Powers Funeral Home junction of highway 34 & 25 in Creston. The Reverend Delores Doench and the Reverend Tim Maxa will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery, south of Creston. Open visitation will be from 2-8 P.M....
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Joyce Denton

January 9, 1942 - June 2, 2014

Joyce Denton, 72, of Afton, died Monday, June 2, 2014 at the Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 5, 2014 at the Powers Funeral Home junction of highway 34 and 25 in Creston. Burial will be at the Greenlawn Cemetery, east of Afton. Open visitation will be from 2 to 7 p.m. Wed., with family receiving friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Wed. at the Powers...
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Shirley Lybarger

May 2, 1935 - May 30, 2014

Shirley Lybarger, 79, of Creston, died Friday, May 30, 2014 at the Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at the Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Creston. Father Ken Halbur and Fr. Leonard Kenkel will officiate. Burial will be at the Calvary Cemetery. Rosary will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, prior to the funeral...
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LeAnna Talent

February 20, 1930 - May 28, 2014

LeAnna Talent, 84 of Munster, Ind., died Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at the Franciscan Hospital in Munster, Ind. Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Monday, June 2, 2014 at the Graceland Cemetery in Creston. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery in Creston. No visitation will be held. Memorials are to the American Cancer Society and Multiple Sclerosis. Online condolences may be given under the...
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Lena Fizer

December 16, 1919 - May 25, 2014

Lena Fizer, 94, of Creston, formerly of Lorimor, died Saturday, May 25, 2014 at Creston Nursing and Rehab Center in Creston, Ia. Lena had requested no Services or flowers. Online condolences may be given at www.powersfh.com Lena Elnora (Lewis) Fizer, daughter of Etta (Williams) Lewis and Willie Lewis, was born December 16, 1919 at Villisca, Iowa. Lena graduated from Afton High...
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Laurence "Pete" Weis

October 13, 1929 - May 25, 2014

Laurence "Pete" Weis, 84, of Afton, died Sunday, May 25, 2014 at Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston, Iowa. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30am Thursday, May 29, 2014 at St. Edward's Catholic Church in Afton. Fr Ken Halbur, Fr. Leonard Kenkel and Fr. Joe Pins will officiate. Burial will be in the St. Edward's Catholic Cemetery, west of Afton. Open visitation from 2 to 7 pm Wednesday...
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David Laird

April 1, 1938 - May 24, 2014

David Laird, 76, of Creston, died Saturday, May 24, 2014 at the Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston. Services will be 10 a.m. Friday, May 30, 2014 at the First United Methodist Church in Creston. Pastor Gideon Gallo will officiate. Burial will be at 3:30 p.m. at the Oak Hill Cemetery near Tama. Open visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday, with family receiving friends...
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Martha Miller

July 1, 1942 - May 23, 2014

Martha Miller, 71, of Creston, died Friday, May 23, 2014 at the Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston. Memorial services will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, May 31, 2014 at the Powers Funeral Home junction of highway 34 & 25 in Creston. Pastor Dave Tebbenkamp will officiate. Burial will be at the Mount Zion Cemetery, north of Prescott. Family will receive friends from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m....
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Malcolm Simmerman

May 23, 2014

Malcolm Simmerman, 86, of Magnolia, Texas, died March 20, 2014 in Magnolia, Texas. Memorial graveside services will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, May 23, 2014, at the Lorimor Cemetery in Lorimor. Pastor Joel Sutton will officiate. Burial will be in the Lorimor Cemetery. Military graveside rites by the Theodore J. Martens Post 1797, of the Creston V.F.W. Memorials are to be established in his name. ...
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Jerry Fitch

May 23, 2014

MEMORIAL GRAVESIDE SERVICES WILL BE 10:00 a.m. Friday, May 23, 2014 at Lorimor Cemetery Jerry J. Fitch, 75, passed away January 14, 2014 at Taylor House Hospice in Des Moines. Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. Saturday, January 18, 2014 at Iles Dunn's Chapel, 2121 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Friday, January 17 at the funeral home. Cremation will follow the...
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Joan Cross

September 14, 1931 - May 20, 2014

Joan Cross, 82, of Creston, died Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at her home in Creston. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, May 23, 2014 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Creston. Fr. Ken Halbur will officiate. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in Creston. Open visitation will be 2-8:00 p.m. Thursday, May 22, 2014 with family receiving friends from 5-8 p.m. and a 7:15 p.m....
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Dorothy "Dot" Tilley

January 30, 1924 - May 14, 2014

Dorothy "Dot" Tilley, 90, of Creston, died Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at the Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Services will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, May 17, 2014 at Powers Funeral Home junction of highway 34 & 25 in Creston. Mary O'Riley will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery, south of Creston. Open visitation will be 2-7:00 p.m. Friday, May 16, 2014, with family receiving...
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Russell Oakes

January 9, 1921 - May 10, 2014

Russell Oakes, 93, of Afton, died Saturday, May 10, 2014 at the Afton Care Center in Afton. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday May 13, 2014 at the Powers Funeral Home 612 N. Dodge Street in Afton. Reverend Jim Morris will officiate. Burial will be in the Greenlawn Cemetery near Afton. Open visitation with family receiving friends will be from 1-2 p.m. service time Tuesday at the...
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William Doran

August 9, 1921 - May 5, 2014

William Franklin Doran, 92, of Creston, Iowa, died May 5, 2014, at the home of his daughter, Deborah Doran Walls, in Oklahoma City, OK. Services will be 3:00 p.m., Sunday, May 11, at the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Creston, IA. The Rev. Dianna M. Clark will officiate the service. Burial will be 5:30 p.m., Sunday, in Grandview Cemetery at Albany, MO. Visitation...
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June Kile

August 8, 1932 - May 4, 2014

June Kile, 81, of Creston; formerly of Afton, died Sunday, May 4, 2014 at the Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Wed. May 7, 2014 at Graceland Cemetery, south of Creston. Pastor William Richardson will officiate. No public visitation or viewing is scheduled. The Powers Funeral Home junction of highway 34 and 25 in Creston is assisting with...
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Dianna Craig

March 2, 1944 - April 30, 2014

Dianna Craig, 70, of Afton, died Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at the Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Memorial services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, May 5 at Powers Funeral Home 612 N. Dodge Str. in Afton. Father Ken Halbur will officiate. Burial will be at St. Edward's Catholic Cemetery near Afton. Visitation will be from 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday with family receiving friends 4 to 6 p.m....
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Emilie Donehoo

January 12, 1960 - April 29, 2014

Emilie Donehoo, 54, of Creston, passed away Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at her home. Memorial services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, May 5, 2014 at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Pastor Tim Maxa will officiate. Visitation with family receiving friends will be 9:30 to 10:30a.m., Monday April 5, 2014, at Powers Funeral Home, junction of highways 34 and 25 in Creston. Memorials are to the family of Emilie...
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Clair Goos

January 5, 1930 - April 29, 2014

Clair Goos, 84, of Afton, Iowa died April 29, 2014 at the Afton Care Center. Memorial services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 3, at the Peace United Church of Christ in Gladbrook, Ia officiated by Rev Robert Doner. A luncheon will be served with burial following at the Maple Hill Cemetery, in Gladbrook. Open visitation will be Friday, May 2, 2014 at the Powers Funeral Home in Afton,...
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Hazer Standley

August 20, 2007 - April 25, 2014

Hazer Standley, 6, of Prescott, died Friday, April 25, 2014 from injuries of an ATV accident. Services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at the First Baptist Church in Creston. Pastor David Tebbenkamp and Pastor Robert Sauser will officiate. Burial will be in the Fairview Cemetery in Lenox. Open visitation from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, April 28th at the FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH ...
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Hal Dean Morris

March 22, 1926 - April 24, 2014

Hal Dean Morris, 88, of Kent, died Thursday, April 24, 2014 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Services will be 10:00 a.m. Monday, April 28, 2014 at the Powers Funeral Home 601 New York Ave. Creston. Pastor Dan Moore will officiate. Burial will be West Fairview Cemetery in Lenox. Military rites will be by Theodore J. Martens Creston VFW Post #1797. Open visitation from 2 to 7 pm...
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Elmer Vanderpluym

April 22, 2014

Elmer Vanderpluym, 95, of Creston, died April 22, 2014 at Creston Nursing & Rehab Center in Creston. Graveside services will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday April 26, 2014 at the Tingley Cemetery in Tingley, Ia. Mary O'Riley will officiate. Graveside military rites will be provided by the Theodore J. Martens Creston VFW Post #1797. Open visitation with family receiving friends will be from 12:30 to 1:30...
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Jo Levine

April 25, 1929 - April 21, 2014

Jo Levine, 84, of Creston, died Monday, April 21, 2014 at the HCI Care Service Hospice Home in Creston. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at Salem Lutheran Church in Creston. Pastor Ben McIntire will officiate. Burial will be at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Mamrelund Cemetery near Stanton. Open visitation will be from 2 to 7 p.m. Monday, with family receiving friends from 5 to 7...
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Edmund "Ed" Smith

February 25, 1923 - April 21, 2014

Edmund Smith, 91, of Creston, formerly of Afton, died Monday, April 21, 2014 at the Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 24, 2014 at the Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Creston. Fr. Ken Halbur will officiate. Burial will be at the St. Edward's Catholic Cemetery near Afton. Open visitation from 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, with family...
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Larry Delaney

August 8, 1934 - April 19, 2014

Larry Delaney, 79, of Creston, died Saturday, April 19, 2014 at the HCI Care Services in Creston. A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Wed., April 23, 2014 at the Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Creston. Fr. Ken Halbur will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery, south of Creston. No public viewing will be held. Open visitation will be from 2 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, with family...
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Jeraldine Scherer

September 5, 1926 - April 18, 2014

Jerry Scherer, 87, of Shannon City, died Friday, April 18, 2014 at her home in Shannon City. Memorial services were 10 a.m. Monday, April 21, 2014 at the Powers Funeral Home junction of highway 34 and 25 in Creston. Pastor Lila Greene will officiate. Burial will be private at a later date. No public view will be held. Family will receive friends from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. prior to...
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James Lund

December 26, 1930 - April 10, 2014

James Lund, 83, of Greenfield, formerly of the Creston and Aripse areas, died Thursday, April 10, 2014 at his daughter's home in Greenfield. Memorial services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at the Powers Funeral Home junction of highways 34 and 25 in Creston. Chaplain Greg Friedrich will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery, south of Creston. Military graveside rites are...
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Darline Kissell

November 20, 1921 - April 10, 2014

Darline Kissell, 92, of Creston, died Thursday April 10, 2014 at Crest Haven Care Center in Creston. Services will be 2:00 p.m. Sunday April 13, 2014 at First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Creston. Pastor Dianna Clark will officiate. Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery, south of Creston. Open visitation will be 1-2 p.m. Sunday April 13, 2014 at the First Christian Church prior to the...
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Linda Sickels

April 8, 2014

Linda Sickels, 73, of Corning, died Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at Corning Nursing and Rehab Center in Corning, Ia. No public services are scheduled at this time. Burial will be at a later date at Graceland Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the family. Online condolences may be given at www.powersfh.com Linda Carol Sickels was born March 4, 1941 in Iowa City, Iowa to Jennie (Kinder) and Olmer...
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Charlie Cundiff

December 16, 1954 - April 8, 2014

Charlie Cundiff, 59, of Afton, died Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at the Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, April 12, 2014 at Powers Funeral Home, jct. hwy. 34 & 25 in Creston. Mary O'Riley will officiate. Burial will be private. Open visitation will be 2-8:00 p.m. Friday, April 11, 2014, with family receiving friends from 6-8:00 p.m. at...
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Dale "Duane" Lauer

April 15, 1938 - April 6, 2014

Dale "Duane" Lauer, 75, of Macksburg, died Sunday, April 6, 2014 at the Creston Nursing and Rehab Center of Creston. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at Powers Funeral Home in Creston, jct. hwy 34 &25. Pastor Orville Terry will officiate. Burial will be at the Hill of Zion Cemetery, with military honors provided by the Theodore J. Martens V.F.W. Post 1797. Open...
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Elizabeth Custer

January 7, 1920 - April 5, 2014

Elizabeth Custer, 94, of Creston died April 5, 2014 at Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston. Memorial services will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, May 16, 2014 at First Presbyterian Church in Creston. Pastor Jim Woodworth will officiate. Burial will be at the Evergreen Cemetery. There will not be any visitation held for Elizabeth. Memorials are to the First Presbyterian Church or the Gibson Memorial...
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Richard Gensler

October 2, 1953 - March 23, 2014

Richard Gensler, 60, of Winterset died March 23, 2014 at Madison County Hospital in Winterset, Iowa. Private family graveside services were held at Graceland Cemetery in Creston. No visitation was held. Memorials were to the family. Online condolences can be given at www.powersfh.com. Richard Lynn Boham Gensler was born October 2, 1953 in Rapid City, S.D. to Lois Marie Boham Kibbe. He...
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Leon Frey

September 5, 1943 - March 21, 2014

Leon Frey, 70, of Creston passed away Friday, March 21, 2014 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Mary O'Riley will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery. Visitation will be 3-8:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 25, 2014 with family receiving friends from 6-8:00 p.m. Tuesday at Powers Funeral Home...
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Tom Kilkenny

March 9, 1937 - March 21, 2014

Thomas "Tom" Anthony Kilkenny, 77, of Creston, died Friday March 21, 2014, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center, in Des Moines. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Creston. Father Ken Halbur will officiate. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery. Open visitation will be 2-7:00 p.m. Monday, March 24, 2014 at Powers Funeral Home in Creston, with family...
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David Van Sickle

January 9, 1934 - March 20, 2014

David C. Van Sickle, 80, of West Lafayette passed away Thursday, March 20, 2014, at Creasy Springs Health Campus. He was born January 9, 1934, in Des Moines, IA, to the late Harold and Henrietta Kaiser Van Sickle. He was raised by his aunt and uncle, Jess and Anna Hill in Marathon, IA, from the age of 7. He graduated from Marathon High School and received his DVM from Iowa State University in...
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Denise Frey

August 14, 1952 - March 20, 2014

Denise Frey, 61, of Creston passed away Thursday, March 20, 2014 at the Greater Regional Hospice House in Creston. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Mary O'Riley will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery. Visitation will be 3-8:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 25, 2014 with family receiving friends from 6-8:00 p.m. Tuesday at Powers Funeral...
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Maxine Gaiser Williams

February 5, 1936 - March 14, 2014

Maxine Gaiser Williams, 78, of Des Moines, formerly of Afton, died Friday March 14 2014 at Taylor House Hospice in Des Moines. Services are 1:00 p.m. Thursday, March 20, 2014 at Powers Funeral Home at 612 North Dodge in Afton. Pastor Jim Morris will officiate. Burial will be at Greenlawn Cemetery in Afton. Open visitation with family receiving friends will be 11-1:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 20,...
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Jack Randall Fleming

June 25, 1935 - March 13, 2014

Jack Fleming, 78, of West Des Moines, died Thursday, March 13, 2014 at the Mercy Hospice in Johnston. Memorial services will be at 2:00 p.m. Monday March 17, 2014 at the Powers Funeral Home 612 North Dodge in Afton. Open visitation will be from 3-6 p.m. Sunday at the Powers Funeral Home in Afton, with family receiving friends from 4 – 6 p.m. on Sunday. Pastor Dwayne Henrichs will officiate. ...
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Jack Shiflett

September 23, 1927 - March 12, 2014

Jack E. Shiflett, 86, of Afton, died Wed. March 12, 2014 at his home in Afton. Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the Powers Funeral Home 612 N. Dodge Str. in Afton. Pastor Dwayne Henrichs will officiate. Burial will be at Greenlawn Cemetery, east of Afton. Graveside military rites given by the John B. Parks Post #8882, V.F.W. of Afton. Open visitation will be...
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Jim Rice

February 19, 1926 - March 10, 2014

Jim Rice, 88, of Creston, died Monday March 10, 2014 at his home in Creston. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the Powers Funeral Home at the junction of Highways 25 and 34 in Creston. Pastor Dan Fields and Pastor Dave Tebbenkamp will officiate. Burial will be at the Murray Cemetery. Visitation with family receiving friends will be 9:30 a.m. until service time on Saturday,...
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