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We pride ourselves on the service we provide each family we serve.

Our funeral home provides a full range of funeral service options, from the traditional religious service to simple cremation. Each family is provided with the opportunity to learn about and discuss the wide variety of funeral service options available to them.


Our Obituaries

Russell Ambrose

August 1, 1928 - May 1, 2016

Russell Ambrose, 87, of Kent, died Sunday, May 1, 2016 at the Corning Nursing and Rehab in Corning, Iowa. Celebration of Life services will be 1:00 p.m. Friday, May 6, 2016 at the Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Pastor Howard Towns will officiate. Open visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 5, with family receiving friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, at the Powers Funeral...
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Thelma Jones

April 7, 1927 - April 30, 2016

Thelma Jones, 89, of Winterset formerly of Corning, died April 30, 2016 at Westbridge Care and Rehab Center in Winterset. Funeral service will be 1:00 p.m. Thursday May 5, 2016 at the Powers Funeral Home in Creston near the junction of highway 25 and 34. Pastor Mary O'Riley will officiate. Family will receive friends from 12:00 p.m. until 1:00 p.m. service time at the Powers Funeral Home in...
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Angel Daub

September 24, 1990 - April 27, 2016

Angel Daub, 25, of Creston, formerly of Shannon City died Wednesday April 27, 2016, in rural Union County from injuries sustained in a car accident. Services will be 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Mary O'Riley will officiate. Burial will be at Beulah Cemetery. Military honors will be provided by the Iowa Army National Guard Funeral Honors Team. ...
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Lonny Riley

February 16, 1950 - April 24, 2016

Lonny Riley, 66, of Creston, died April 24, 2016 at his home. Celebration of Life Memorial Services will be 10 a.m. Friday, April 29, 2016 at the Powers Funeral Home junction of highway 34 and 25 in Creston. Rev. Jim Morris will officiate. Open visitation will be from 2 to 7 p.m. Thursday, with family receiving friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Powers Funeral Home in Creston. ...
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Marvin Kessler

June 21, 1955 - April 23, 2016

Marvin Kessler, 60, of Creston, died Saturday, April 23, 2016 at the Southern Hills Specialty Clinic in Osceola, Iowa. Celebration of Life Services will be 11 a.m. Wed. April 27, 2016 at the Powers Funeral Home junction of highway 34 & 25 in Creston. Mary O'Riley will officiate. Interment will be private. Open visitation will be from 2 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 26, with family...
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Opal Moffitt

March 18, 1930 - April 21, 2016

Opal M. Moffitt, 86, of Afton, formerly of Thayer, died Thursday, April 21, 2016 at the Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 25, 2016 at the Powers Funeral Home 612 N. Dodge in Afton, Iowa. Pastor Dwayne Henrichs and Pastor Josh Daggett will officiate. Burial will be at the Greenlawn Cemetery, east of Afton. Open visitation will be...
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Dana Stonehocker

March 9, 1955 - April 10, 2016

Dana Stonehocker, 61, of Thayer, died Sunday, April 10, 2016 at her home. Celebration of Life Memorial Services will be 10:30 a.m. Thurs. April 14 at the Powers Funeral Home junction of highway 34 & 25 in Creston. Pastor Dwayne Henrichs will officiate. Interment will be private. Family will have a lunch at the Murray Community Center in Murray, following the Thursday service. ...
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Duane Bierle

April 7, 2016

Duane Bierle, 75, of Creston, died Thursday April 7, 2016, at Greater Regional Medical Center, in Creston. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Pastor Dwayne Henrichs will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery at a later date. Open visitation will be from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. Monday April 11, 2016 with family receiving...
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Marion Manley

March 20, 1942 - April 6, 2016

Marion Manley, 74, of Afton, died Wednesday April 6, 2016, at his home in Afton. Celebration of Life Services will be held 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 11, 2016 at the Powers Funeral Home at the junction of Highways 25 and 34 in Creston. Mary O'Riley will officiate the service. Burial will be at the Maple Hill Cemetery in rural Cromwell. Open visitation will be 1-5:00 p.m. Sunday,...
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Jeannine Ward

September 15, 1932 - April 3, 2016

Jeannine Ward, 83, of Lenox, died Sunday, April 3, 2015 at the Lenox Care Center in Lenox. Celebration of Life Memorial Services for Jeannine will be held privately at a later date. Online condolences can be given at www.powersfh.com. Lillie Jeannine Ward was born on September 15, 1932, in Grapevine, TX; a daughter to Harry Velte and Lillie Mae (Daniel) Velte. Shegraduated from...
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Richard "Dick" Fries

October 24, 1945 - April 2, 2016

Dick Fries, 70, of Creston, died Saturday, April 2, 2016 at the Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston. Celebration of Life Services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at the Holy Spirit Catholic Church 107 W. Howard Street in Creston. Father Ken Halbur will officiate. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery, west of Creston. Flag presentation by the Theodore J. Martens, V.F...
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Carol Poore

April 6, 1951 - March 31, 2016

Carol Poore, 64, of Creston, went to be with her Lord, Thursday, March 31, 2016 at Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston. Celebration of Life services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 2, 2016 at Powers Funeral Home junction of highway 34 and 25 in Creston. Pastor Chuck Spindler will officiate. Burial will be at Oakland Cemetery at Quincy, north of Corning. Open visitation will...
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Mark Christman

March 28, 2016

Mark Christman, 59, of Creston, died Monday, March 28, 2016 at Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Private family graveside memorial services will be at a later date. Burial will be at Fir Lane Memorial Park. Memorials are to be determined. Online condolences may be given at www.powersfh.com Mark Forrest Christman, son of Dorothie Marie (White) and Peter John Christman, was born...
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Juanita Oakes

August 9, 1924 - March 24, 2016

Juanita Oakes, 91, of Afton, died Thursday, March 24, 2016 at her home in Afton. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Tuesday 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 1:00 until the start of the service at 2:00 p.m. at the...
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Frank Gillett

May 4, 1921 - March 24, 2016

Frank Gillett, 94, of Creston, died Thursday, March 24, 2016 at his home. Private services will be held at a later date. Powers Funeral Home of Creston is assisting with arrangements. Memorials may be directed to the family. Online condolences can be given at www.powersfh.com. Frank Gillett, son of Charles James Gillett and Mrs. Gertrude Gillett, was born May 4, 1921 in...
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Nancy Hogue

August 9, 1932 - March 24, 2016

Nancy Hogue, 83, of Creston, died Thursday, March 24, 2016 at the Rolling Green Village in Nevada, IA. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Burial will be private. On line condolences may be left at www.powersfh.com. Nancy Florence Hogue, daughter of Robert and Maude McNay, was born August 9, 1932 in Tampico, Indiana. Nancy graduated from Henryville High School in...
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Margaret Wimmer-Long

January 25, 1924 - March 21, 2016

Margaret Wimmer-Long, 92, of Creston, died Monday, March 21, 2016, at the Afton Care Center in Afton. Celebration of Life Service will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, March 26, at the Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Creston. Father Ken Halbur will officiate. Burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery, northeast of Creston. Visitation with family receiving friends will be from 9:00 – 10:30 a.m....
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C. John Rooker

April 10, 1949 - March 20, 2016

John Rooker, 66, of Creston, died Sunday, March 20, 2016 at the Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Celebration of Life Services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 25, 2016 at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Mary O'Riley will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery, south of Creston. Open visitation will be 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. Thursday, March 24, 2016, with family...
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Randy Hagle

May 27, 1958 - March 18, 2016

Randy L. Hagle, 57, of Creston, died Friday, March 18, 2016 at his brother's home in Creston. Celebration of Life Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, March 24, 2016 at the Powers Funeral Home junction of highway 34 and 25 in Creston. Mary O'Riley will officiate. Burial will be private at the Maple Hill Cemetery at Cromwell. Open visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, with...
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Pauline Reed

July 7, 1918 - March 15, 2016

Pauline Reed, 97 , of Creston, died Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at the Crest Haven Care Centre in Creston. No public services are to be held. Private burial will be at Graceland Cemetery in Creston. Online condolences can be given at www.powersfh.com. Elma Pauline Reed, daughter of James Monroe Addison and Sarah Alice (Stedman) Addison, was born July 20, 1918 in Delphos, Iowa. She graduated...
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J. Eugene "Gene" Miller

March 11, 1928 - March 15, 2016

J. Eugene "Gene" Miller, 88, of Creston, died March 15, 2016, at Creston Specialty Care in Creston. Celebration of Life Services will be 10 a.m., Friday, March 18, 2016, at the Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Creston. Father Ken Halbur and Father Leonard Kenkel will officiate. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery, west of Creston. Open visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 17, with...
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Doug Williamson

January 22, 1954 - March 13, 2016

Doug Williamson, 62, of Creston, died Sunday, March 13, 2016 at the Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Celebration of life services will be held 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 17 at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Pastor Terry Roberts will officiate the service. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery in rural Creston. Open visitation will be from 2:00 – 7:30 p.m. Wednesday with...
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Don Tamerius

March 15, 1941 - March 11, 2016

Don Tamerius, 74, of Creston, died Friday, March 11, 2016 at his home. Celebration of Life Services will be 10 a.m. Wed. March 16, 2016 at the Powers Funeral Home junction of highway 34 & 25 in Creston. Pastor William Richardson will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery, south of Creston. Open visitation will be from 2 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 15, with family receiving...
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Pauline Moberg

March 8, 2016

Pauline Moberg, 100, of Creston died March 8, 2016 at Crest Haven Care Centre. Private family burial services will be at a later date. Powers Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be directed to the First Baptist Church of Creston to be used for the kitchen. Online condolences may be made at www.powersfh.com. Pauline Alvira (Miller) Moberg was born October 4, 1915 on a farm...
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George Tindle

October 27, 1957 - February 25, 2016

George Tindle, 58, of Phoenix, Ariz., formerly of Creston, died Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016 in Phoenix, Arizona. Memorial services will be 1:00 p.m. Saturday, March 5, 2016 at Powers Funeral Home in Creston, Iowa. Private burial will be at Graceland Cemetery. For George's love of animals, memorial donations should be made to Kiya Koda Humane Society. Online condolences can be given at www.powersfh...
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Norma Jean Anderson

October 23, 1933 - February 24, 2016

Norma Jean Anderson, 82, of Creston, died Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at the Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston. Celebration of Life Memorial Services will be 2:00 p.m. April 2, 2016 at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Creston. Jim Peckham will conduct service. No burial will be held. Memorials are to be determined. Online condolences can be given at www.powersfh.com. ...
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Bob Haynes

March 2, 1969 - February 24, 2016

Robert 'Bobby' Haynes, 46, of Creston formerly of Sheldalh, Ia died February 8, 2016 at his home in Creston. Celebration of Life Memorial services will be held 1:00 p.m. Saturday, February 27 at the Slater United Methodist Church in Slater. Following the service there will be a time for visitation and fellowship at the church. Memorials are suggested to the family LOCAL SERVICE TO...
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Vesta Gordon

January 4, 1918 - February 21, 2016

Vesta Gordon, 98, of Creston, died Sunday, February 21, 2016 at Homestead Assisted Living in Creston. Celebration of Life Services will be held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday February 24, 2016 at First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Creston. Pastor Tony Thurston will officiate the service. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery in rural Creston. Open visitation will be 2:00 – 7:00...
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June Propst

June 10, 1934 - February 20, 2016

June Propst, 81, of Creston, died Saturday, February 20, 2016 at the Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Celebration of Life Services will be 2:30 p.m. Saturday, February 27, 2016 at Powers Funeral Home junction of highway 34 and 25 in Creston. High Priest Raymond Powell will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery, south of Creston. Visitation and family will be...
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Roger Moore

March 8, 1935 - February 16, 2016

Roger Moore, 80, of Kent/Lenox area died Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at Clearview Home in Clearfield. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, February 20, 2016 at St. Patrick's Church in Lenox, Ia. Father Lazarus will officiate. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in Creston. Open visitation will be 2-7:00 p.m. Friday, February 19, 2016 at Powers Funeral Home in Creston,...
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Dale Blazek

September 9, 1931 - February 16, 2016

Dale Blazek, 84, of Creston died Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at Creston Specialty Care in Creston. Celebration of Life services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, February 20, 2016 at Cromwell United Church of Christ, in Cromwell, IA. Pastor Dan Moore and Chaplain Todd Daily will officiate. Burial will be at Maple Hill Cemetery in Cromwell. Open visitation will be 3-8:00 p.m. Friday, February 19,...
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Rita Brzozowski

December 11, 1929 - February 11, 2016

Rita Brzozowski, 86, of Creston, died Thursday, February 11, 2016 at the Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Celebration of Life Services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016 at Crest Baptist Church 1211 N. Poplar in Creston. Pastor Charles Spindler will officiate. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery, west of Creston. Open visitation will be from 2 to 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 15,...
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Robert Fulton

March 14, 1937 - February 7, 2016

Robert 'Bob' Fulton, 78, of Creston, passed away Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016 at his home in Creston. Memorial services will be held May 28, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. Military honors will be provided by Theodore J. Marten's Post #1797 of Creston. Memorials are suggested to the Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Powers Funeral Home in Creston is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences can be...
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Patrick Hollinrake

May 8, 1949 - February 5, 2016

Patrick Hollinrake, 66, of Creston died Saturday, February 6, 2016 at the Montgomery County Memorial Hospital in Red Oak, Iowa. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at the St. Patrick Catholic Church in Melrose, Iowa. Burial will be at St. Mary Cemetery in Weller, Iowa after the Funeral dinner. Fr. Pat Lumsden will officiate. Local Creston...
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Ronald Cooper

May 8, 1925 - January 31, 2016

Ronald Cooper, 90, of Creston, died Sunday, January 31, 2016 at the Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Celebration of Life services will be 2:30 p.m. Friday, February 5, 2016 at the Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Mary O'Riley will officiate. Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery. Open visitation will be from 1:30 until the start of the service at 2:30 Friday, February 5, 2016 at...
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Roxanne Edwards Southwick

October 1, 1975 - January 31, 2016

Roxanne (Edwards) Southwick, 40, of Creston, died Sunday, January 31, 2016 at Greater Regional Hospice Home-HCI in Creston. Celebration of Life Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday February 5, 2016 at the Powers Funeral Home junction of highway 25 and 34 in Creston. Mary O'Riley will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery, south of Creston. Open visitation will be from...
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Carl Siddens

December 3, 1929 - January 28, 2016

Carl Siddens, 86, of Des Moines formerly of Creston, died Thursday, January 28, 2016 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center. Celebration of life memorial services will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday February 13, 2016 at the Powers Funeral Home. Mary O'Riley will officiate. Private family burial will be at the Calvary Cemetery. Memorials are to be determined. LISTEN TO THE MEMORIAL SERVICE HERE: ...
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Hazel Cunningham

January 28, 1930 - January 23, 2016

Hazel Cunningham, 85 of Creston died Saturday January 23, 2016 at Greater Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Burial will be at the Graceland Cemetery in Creston. Pastor Dwayne Henrichs will officiate. Open visitation will be Wednesday January 27, 2016 from 1:00 p.m. until service time at 2:00 p.m. at the...
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Steven Branan

September 5, 1965 - January 23, 2016

Steve Branan, 50, of Greenfield, died Saturday, January 23, 2016 at his home. Memorial services will be at 1:00 p.m. Thursday January 28, 2016 at the Powers Funeral Home. Pastor Chuck Spindler will officiate. Flag presentation will be by Creston Theodore J. Martens V.F.W. Post 1797. Open visitation with family to receive friends will be from 11:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Thursday January 28,...
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Randall Culver

July 18, 1949 - January 23, 2016

Randy Culver,66, of Creston, passed away Saturday, January 23, 2016 at the Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Celebration of Life services will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, January 29, at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Pastor Tony Thurston will officiate the service. Burial will be at Summit Cemetery, west of Cromwell. Open visitation will be from 3:00 – 8...
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F. Noreen Hoffman

March 13, 1930 - January 22, 2016

Noreen Hoffman, 85, of Creston, died Friday, January 22, 2016 at the Creston Specialty Care in Creston. Celebration of Life services will be 2:00 p.m. Tuesday January 26, at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Mary O'Riley will officiate the service. Burial will be held privately at Graceland Cemetery. Open visitation will be from 2:00 – 7:00 p.m. Monday with her family greeting...
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Deanne Hoffman

August 4, 1966 - January 16, 2016

Deanne Hoffman, 49, of Afton, formerly of Creston & Lenox, died Saturday, January 16, 2016 at the Greater Regional Medical Center from a tragic motor vehicle accident. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, January 21, 2016 at the Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Creston. Fr. Ken Halbur will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery, south of Creston. Open...
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Raymond Chadwick

December 22, 1917 - January 16, 2016

MEMORIAL SERVICES WILL BE HELD AT A LATER DATE
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Hazel Martin

May 30, 1931 - January 16, 2016

Hazel Martin, 84, of Creston, died Saturday, January 16 at the Great Regional Medical Center in Creston. Celebration of Life Services will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 19, at the Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Terry Roberts will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery in Creston. Family will receive friends an hour prior to the service from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Tuesday morning...
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Leland "Dale" Huber

April 20, 1932 - January 12, 2016

Dale Huber, 83, of Creston died Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Services will be 1:00 p.m. Friday, January 15, 2016 at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Rev. Jim Morris will officiate. Flag presentation will be performed by Theodore J. Martens Post #1797 of Creston. Burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery by Jerusalem United Methodist Church. Open...
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Shirley Hiatt

May 6, 1927 - January 4, 2016

Shirley Hiatt, 88, of Creston died Monday, January 4, 2016 at Homestead Assisted Living in Creston. Celebration of Life services will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, January 8, 2016 at Powers Funeral Home junction of highway 34 and 25 in Creston. Mary O'Riley will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery in Creston. Open visitation will be 2-7:00 p.m. Thursday, January 7, 2016. Family will receive...
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Tom O'Neall

September 2, 1926 - January 4, 2016

Tom O'Neall, 89, of Afton died Monday, January 4, 2016 at his home in Afton. Graveside services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, January 8, 2016 at Murray Cemetery in rural Murray. Military honors will be performed by Theodore J. Martens Post #1797 of Creston and the American Legion Post #405 of Murray. Pastor Dwayne Henrichs will officiate. Open visitation will be 2:00 - 7:00 p.m. Thursday...
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William "Bill" Hammons

April 10, 1953 - December 31, 2015

William "Bill" Hammons, 62, of Creston died Thursday, December 31, 2015 at Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston. A memorial gathering will be held 2-7:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 6, 2016, at Powers Funeral Home in Creston, with family receiving friends from 5-7:00 p.m. Wednesday. Private burial will be at a later date. Memorials are to the family. Online condolences can be given at www...
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Kenneth Wright

February 7, 1936 - December 29, 2015

Kenneth Wright, 79, of Hot Springs, Arkansas, formerly of Creston, passed away October 29, 2015 in Hot Springs, Ark. No formal services are scheduled. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery in Creston. Online condolences can be given at www.powersfh.com. Kenneth Blaine Wright was born February 7, 1936 in Imogene, Iowa, to the late Wilbur Walter and Frances Ellen (White) Wright....
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Halcyon Looney

March 1, 1918 - December 26, 2015

Halcyon Looney, 97, of Creston, died Saturday, December 26, 2015 at the Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, December 30, 2015, at Cromwell United Church of Christ in Cromwell. Pastor Dan Moore will officiate. Burial will be at Maple Hill Cemetery in Cromwell. Open visitation will be Tuesday, December 29, 2015, from 2:00 p.m. to 7.00 p.m....
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Victoria Jansen

December 26, 2015

Victoria Jansen, 74, of Creston, died Saturday, December 26, 2015 at Creston Specialty Care. Funeral mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, December 31, 2015, at the Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Creston. Rev. Ken Halbur will officiate. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in Creston. Open visitation will be on Wednesday, December 30, 2015, from 2:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. with family receiving...
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Curt Turner

September 8, 1953 - December 17, 2015

Curt Turner, 62, of Creston died Thursday, December 17, 2015 at his home in Creston. Celebration of Life Services will be held Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Mary O' Riley and Pastor Jim Woodworth will officiate the service. There will be a time of visitation, food and fellowship following the service at the Creston Elks Lodge #605. In lieu of flowers,...
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Scott Jones

July 31, 1964 - December 16, 2015

Scottie Jones 51, of Creston died Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Services will be held at a later date. Memorials are to his family. Online condolences can be given at www.powersfh.com. Scottie Ray Jones was born July 31, 1964 in Osceola, Iowa to Robert Lawrence (Mort) Jones and Karen Lea (Wambold) Jones. Scott grew up in the Afton area...
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Eric Reasland

January 4, 1976 - December 16, 2015

Eric L. Reasland, 39, of Creston, died Wed. Dec. 16, 2015 in Murray, from injuries suffered in a grain bin accident. Celebration of Life Services will be 10:30 a.m. Wed. Dec. 23, 2015 at the Powers Funeral Home junction of highway 34 & 25 in Creston. Rev. Pete Brantner and Rev. Daniel Moore will officiate. Burial will be at Summit Cemetery, west of Cromwell. Open visitation will...
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Rodney Foland

May 30, 1953 - December 11, 2015

Rodney L. Foland, 62, of Bedford, formerly of the Osceola and Thayer areas, died Friday, Dec. 11, 2015 at the Greater Regional Hospice Home – HCI in Creston. Celebration of Life services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015 at the Powers Funeral Home junction of highway 34 and 25 in Creston. Pastor Dwayne Henrichs and Pastor Jim Morris will officiate. Burial will be at a later...
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Naomi Welcher

October 17, 1947 - December 9, 2015

Naomi Welcher, 68, of Thayer, died Wed. Dec. 9, 2015 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Memorial gathering will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 16, at Pleasant Valley Church, south of Thayer. The Rev. Dwayne Henrichs will officiate. Inurnment will be at a later day. Memorials may be given to Pleasant Valley Church. Online condolences may be left at www.iowacremation.com. ...
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Leahann Carney

November 13, 1979 - December 7, 2015

Leahann Carney, 36, of Creston died Monday, December 7, 2015 at her home in Creston. Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Mary O'Riley will officiate. Burial will be at a later date. Family will greet friends at 10:00 a.m., one hour prior to the service on Tuesday at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Memorials are to be determined. Online...
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Wilfred Knuth

February 6, 1949 - December 5, 2015

Wilfred Knuth, 66, of Creston died Saturday, December 5, 2015 at his home in Creston. Memorial services will be 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Apostle Joanna Davis will officiate. Family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. Tuesday until the start of the service at Powers Funeral Home in Creston at the junction of Hwy 25 and 34. Burial will be...
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Paul "Willy" Royster

November 6, 1942 - December 4, 2015

Paul "Willy" Royster, 73, of Creston died Friday, December 4, 2015 at his home in Creston. Celebration of Life Services will be 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 7, 2015 at Powers Funeral Home junction of highway 34 and 25 in Creston. Pastor Chuck Spindler will officiate. Open visitation will be from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, at Powers Funeral Home in Creston, with family receiving friends from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday. ...
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Thomas Son

December 1, 2015

Thomas Son, 76, of Creston, died Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at Homestead Assisted Living in Creston. There will be no public services held. Online condolences may be given at www.powersfh.com Thomas Paul Son, son of Ruth D. (Daniels) and Paul Harold Son, was born April 10, 1939 in Creston, Iowa. Thomas is survived by a granddaughter, Sarah Xanthos of Tucson, Ariz.; a niece Debbie...
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Joel Van Hal

January 2, 1969 - November 30, 2015

Joel Van Hal, 46, of Creston, formerly of Pella, died Monday, Nov. 30, 2015 at his home in Creston. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 4, 2014 at the Faith Christian Reformed Church in Pella. Burial will be at Portergrove Cemetery in Pella. Pella visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3 at the Garden Chapel Funeral Home in Pella. Creston visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m....
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Hugh Kentch

February 6, 1928 - November 28, 2015

Hugh Kentch, 87, of Creston, formerly of Bolivar, Mo., died Saturday, November 28, 2015 at the Creston Specialty Care in Creston. Celebration of Life Services will be 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015 at the Powers Funeral Home junction of highway 34 and 25 in Creston. Pastor Dan Fields will officiate. Family will receive friends from 11:30 to 1 p.m. service time Wednesday at the...
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Franklin Kinkade

May 12, 1922 - November 24, 2015

Franklin Kinkade, 93, of Creston died Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at Creston Specialty Care in Creston. Celebration of Life services will be 1:00 p.m. Friday, November 27, 2015 at Powers Funeral Home junction of highway 34 and 25 in Creston. Burial will be at Maple Hill Cemetery in Cromwell. Military rites by the Theodore J. Martens, Creston VFW Post #1797. The family will greet friends at a...
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Kenneth E. Abel

July 7, 1928 - November 23, 2015

Kenneth Abel, 87, of Creston died November 23, 2015 at the Greater Regional Hospice House in Creston. Celebration of Life services will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 25, at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Burial will be at a later date at Maple Hill Cemetery in Cromwell. Pastor Delores Doench will officiate. Open visitation will be 2-7:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at Powers Funeral...
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Pauline Sweet

March 20, 1929 - November 20, 2015

Pauline Sweet, 86, of Shannon City, died Friday, November 20, 2015 at Afton Care Center. Celebration of Life Services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday November 24, 2015 at Powers Funeral Home 612 N. Dodge in Afton. Pastor Lila Greene will officiate. Burial will be at the Greenlawn Cemetery northeast of Afton. Open visitation will 3-8 p.m. Monday, November 23, 2015 at the Powers Funeral...
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Michael Kingery

May 7, 1960 - November 13, 2015

Michael Kingery, 55, of Creston died on Friday, November 13, 2015, at the Greater Regional Hospice House in Creston Celebration of Life Memorial visitation will be held from 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. Saturday, November 21, 2015 at the Eagles Club in Creston. Memorials are to the family. Online condolences may be made under the obituary category at www.powersfh.com. Michael Lee Kingery was born...
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Irene Hubbard

December 26, 1921 - November 13, 2015

Irene R. Hubbard , 93, of Creston died Friday, November 13, 2015 at the home of her daughter in rural Shannon City. Graveside services will be 3:00 p.m. Sunday, November 15, 2015 at Tingley Cemetery in Tingley, IA. Mary O'Riley will officiate. Open visitation will be 1-6 p.m. Saturday, November 14, 2015 at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Memorials are to be established. Online condolences may be...
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John Franklin

May 31, 1925 - November 1, 2015

John L. Franklin, 90, of Afton, died Sunday, November 1, 2015 at Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston. Celebration of Life Memorial Services will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, November 6, 2015 at Afton Assembly of God Church in Afton. Pastor William Richardson will officiate. No visitation will be held. Burial will be at Cedar Memorial Cemetery in Cedar Rapids at a later date. Flag presentation by...
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Jerry Dean Richards

June 4, 1954 - October 30, 2015

Jerry Dean Richards, 61, of Creston, died Friday, October 30 at the Greater Regional Hospice Home - HCI in Creston. Celebration of Life Memorial services will be 1:30 p.m. Thursday, November 5, 2015 at the Powers Funeral Home junction of Highway 34 & 25 in Creston. Mary O'Riley will officiate. Burial will be at Rose Hill Cemetery in Mt. Ayr at a later date. Family receive friends...
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Norma Crago

January 4, 1928 - October 29, 2015

Norma Jean Crago, 87, of Creston died Thursday, October 29, at Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston. Celebration of life funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, November 4, at the Powers Funeral Home at the junction of Highway 34 and 25 in Creston. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery in Creston. Open visitation will be 2:00 – 7:00 p.m. Tuesday at Powers Funeral Home in...
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Oren Jeter

July 28, 1928 - October 25, 2015

Oren Jeter, 87, of Creston, died Sunday, October 25, 2015 at the Crest Haven Care Centre in Creston. Celebration of Life services will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at the Powers Funeral Home junction of highway 34 and 25 in Creston. Pastor Delores Doench will officiate. Burial will be at Grove Chapel Cemetery, southwest of Creston. Open visitation will be from 3 to...
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Jean Broman

November 3, 1918 - October 18, 2015

Jean Broman, 96, of Colorado Springs, CO, formerly of Afton, died Sunday, October 18, 2015 at Mount St. Francis Nursing Center in Colorado Springs, CO. Memorial services will be 11:00 a.m. Monday November 2, 2015 at the Afton Methodist Church. Pastor Joel Sutton will officiate. Burial will be in the Green Lawn Cemetery in Afton. Memorials can be given to Mount St. Francis Nursing Center, 7550...
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Donald "Jerry" Freemyer

October 17, 2015

Donald 'Jerry' Freemyer, 79, of Lebanon, Mo., formerly of Creston died Saturday, October 17, 2015 at his home in Lebanon, Mo. Services will be 1:30 p.m. Monday, October 26, 2015 at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Pastor Jim Morris will officiate. Family will receive friends from 11:30 a.m. Monday until the start of the service at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Burial will be at a...
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Dr. George 'Doc' Pennebaker

June 7, 1925 - October 14, 2015

George Roland 'Doc' Pennebaker, 90, left us October 14, 2015, with several family members by his side at Clearview Homes in Mt. Ayr. Celebration of Life Services will be 1:30 p.m. Sunday, at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery in Creston. Pastor Jim Morris will officiate. Family will be receiving friends from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Saturday with a Masonic...
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Marilynn Conard

October 12, 2015

Marilynn Conard, 83, of Creston, died Monday October 12, 2015 at the Great River Medical Center in Burlington, Ia. Memorial services will be 3:00 p.m. Friday October 16 at the Powers Funeral Home junction of highway 34 and 25 in Creston. Pastor Delores Doench will officiate. Private family burial will be at Harmony Cemetery south of Creston. Family will receive friends during a lunch following...
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Delmar Eblen

April 4, 1925 - October 10, 2015

Delmar Eblen, 90, of Creston died Saturday, October 10, 2015 at Creston Nursing and Rehab Center in Creston. Visitation will be held from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Friday with a prayer service starting at 6:00 p.m. Friday, at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Following the prayer service there will military rites performed by the Theodore J. Martens Creston VFW Post #1797 of Creston. Burial will...
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Jeff Bierle

January 14, 1962 - October 6, 2015

Jeff Bierle, 53, of Creston, died Tuesday October 6, 2015, at CHI Health Mercy Hospital, in Corning. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, October 10, 2015 at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Pastor Chuck Spindler will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery at a later date. Open visitation will be from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. Friday, October 9, 2015 with family receiving friends from 5:00...
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Carolyn Mullin

September 26, 2015

Sister Mary Carolyn Mullin, CHM, 95, died September 26, 2015 at Bishop Drumm Retirement Center, Johnston, IA. Services there in Our Lady of Peace Chapel are on Wednesday, September 30: Visitation at 8:30 am; Funeral Mass at 9:30 am. Interment: St. Mary Cemetery, Maloy, IA, 2:30 pm. Ellen Kathryn Mullin was born August 18, 1920 in Omaha, NE to Roger and Catherine Flanagan Mullin. She...
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Loretta Dillinger

March 30, 1978 - September 22, 2015

Loretta Dillinger, 37, of Thayer, formerly of the Creston area, died September 22, 2015 in rural Union County. Memorial services will be held 11:00 a.m. Friday, February 19, 2016 at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Pastor Tim Haynie will officiate. Burial will be at Lorimer Cemetery at a later date. Family will receive friends from 9-11:00 a.m. Friday, February 19, 2016 at Powers...
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Mary Ross

March 1, 1943 - September 21, 2015

Mary Lou Ross, 72, of Murray, died Monday September 21, 2015 at her home in Murray. Graveside memorial services will be held October 3, 2015 at 1:00p.m. at Newbern Cemetery south of Lacona, Ia., at a later date. Online condolences can be given at www.powersfh.com. Mary Lou Ross was born March 1, 1943, in Des Moines, Ia. to Elmer Steil and Erma Rowena Logan. Mary was educated in Des...
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Jennifer Lillie

September 20, 1979 - September 13, 2015

Jennifer Lillie, 35, of Creston, died Sunday, September 13, 2015 at the Great Regional Medical Center in Creston. A memorial service will be 1:00 p.m. Saturday, September 19, 2015 at Lenox Park in Lenox, Iowa. No visitation will be held. Memorials are to be established. Powers Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements. Online condolences can be given at www.powersfh.com. ...
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Brandon Wright

May 4, 1992 - September 13, 2015

Brandon Wright, 23, of Creston, died Sunday, September 13, 2015, at his home in Creston. Celebration of Life Services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, September 19, 2015 at God's Outreach Deliverance International Church 306 N. Oak Street in Creston. Pastor JoAnna King will officiate. Open visitation will be 2-8:00 p.m. Friday, September 18, 2015 with family receiving friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday...
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Helen Riedel

September 2, 1932 - September 11, 2015

Helen Riedel, 83, of Tahlequah, Okla. formerly of Creston, died Friday, September 11, 2015 at the Cherokee County Nursing Home in Tahlequah, Okla. Memorial services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday September 18, 2015 at the First Baptist Church in Creston. Pastor David Tebbenkamp and Rev. Robert L. Sauser will officiate. Burial will be at West Fairview Cemetery in Lenox. Open...
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Marie Knapp

December 8, 1919 - September 9, 2015

Graveside Memorial services for Marie Knapp will be 2 pm Sunday September 13th at Evergreen Cemetery near Prescott Iowa. In case of rain, the service will be moved to Marie's home on 1st street in Prescott. The family requests any donations in honor of Marie be made through memorial contributions to either the Prescott First Responders or HCI Hospice Care Services. Powers Funeral Home in...
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Virginia Seeley

September 3, 2015

Virginia Seeley, 92, of Grinnell formerly of Afton, died Tuesday, June23, 2015 in Grinnell. Memorial services will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday September 19, 2015 at the Powers Funeral Home in Afton. Open visitation will be from 2:30-5 pm Friday at the Powers Funeral Home in Afton, with family receiving friends from 5-7 p.m. on Friday. The service, conducted by family and friends will be a time to...
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Richard Lechtenberger

December 2, 1939 - September 2, 2015

Richard Lee Lechtenberger, 75, of Creston, went home to be with his Lord on Wednesday September 2, 2015 at the Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston. Celebration of Life memorials services will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, September 5, 2015 at Crest Baptist Church in Creston. Pastor Chuck Spindler will officiate. Visitation with the family to receive friends will be from 10-11:00 a...
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Arthur "Art" Lilly

April 17, 1942 - September 2, 2015

Art Lilly, 73, of Afton died Wednesday, September 02, 2015 at Greater Regional Medical Center. Celebration of Life Services will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, September 5, 2015 at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Burial will be at Greenlawn Cemetery in Afton. Pastor Dwayne Henrichs will officiate. Open visitation will be 2-8:00 p.m. Friday, September 4, 2015, with family receiving friends from 6-8:00 p...
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Marion Matthews

October 12, 1935 - August 28, 2015

Marion Matthews, 79, of Murray, died Friday, August 28, 2015 at his home in Murray. Celebration of life services will be at 2:00 p.m. Monday August 31, 2015 at the Powers Funeral Home in Afton. Open visitation with the family to receive friends will be from 1:00 p.m. until the start of the service on Monday at the Powers Funeral Home in Afton. Pastor Dwayne Henrichs will officiate. ...
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Grace Spindler

April 19, 1920 - August 24, 2015

Grace Spindler, 95, of Creston, formerly of Benton, Arkansas, died at Greater Regional Hospice House on August 24, 2015. Memorial service will at 10:30 a.m., on Thursday at Crest Baptist Church in Creston. Pastor Chuck Spindler will officiate. Burial will be at Forest Hill Cemetery in Memphis, Tenn. Local memorial visitation will be from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Crest Baptist...
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Ruth Lyons

June 29, 1945 - August 17, 2015

Ruth Lyons, 70, of Creston, died Monday, August 17, 2015 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Celebration of Life Services will be 1 p.m. Monday, August 24, 2015 at Powers Funeral Home junction of highway 34 & 25 in Creston. Pastor Jonathan Watt will officiate. Family will receive friends before the service 12 to 1 p.m. Monday, at the Powers Funeral Home in Creston. In lieu of flowers...
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Ilene Coverdell

September 24, 1950 - August 17, 2015

Ilene Coverdell, 64, of Creston died Monday, August 17, 2015 at her home in Creston. Celebration of Life Services will be held 10:00 a.m. Friday, August 21, 2015 at the United Church of Christ Congregational in Creston. Pastor Jim Woodworth will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery. Open visitation will be 2:00 –7:00 p.m. Thursday, August 20, 2015 at Powers Funeral Home in Creston,...
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Darlene Abel

August 27, 1926 - August 11, 2015

Darlene Abel, 88, of Creston died Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, August 15, 2015 at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Burial will be held privately at a later date at Maple Hill Cemetery in Cromwell. Pastor Delores Doench will officiate. Open visitation will be 2-7:00 p.m. Friday, August 14, 2015 at Powers Funeral...
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Ina Garside

June 1, 1947 - August 5, 2015

Ina Garside, 68, of Greenfield, died Wed. August 5, 2015 at the Greater Regional Hospice Home- HCI in Creston. Private graveside memorials service will be Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015 at the Fontanelle Cemetery. Pastor Steve Broers will officiate. Open visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7, with family receiving friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church in...
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Lucille Beaman

October 10, 1918 - August 3, 2015

Lucille Beaman, 96, of Arispe, died Monday, August 3, 2015 at the Afton Care Center in Afton. Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015 at Powers Funeral Home junction of highway 34 and 25 in Creston. Pastor Dwayne Henrichs will officiate. Burial will be at Greenlawn Cemetery in Afton. Open visitation will be 2 to 8 p.m. Friday, with family receiving friends 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the...
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Helen Eagan

June 12, 1928 - August 2, 2015

Helen Eagan, 87, of Creston, died Sunday, August 2, 2015 at Greater Regional Hospice House in Creston. Celebration of Life Mass will be 11 a.m. Thursday, August 6, 2015 at the Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Creston. Father Ken Halbur will officiate. Burial will be at Greenfield Cemetery in Greenfield. Open visitation will be from 2 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, with family receiving friends from 5 to...
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Delma Bittner

August 25, 1925 - July 28, 2015

Delma Bittner, 89, of Creston, died Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at Creston Nursing and Rehab Center in Creston, IA. Graveside services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, August 1, 2015 at West Fairview Cemetery in Lenox, Ia. Pastor David Tebbenkamp will officiate. Burial will be in West Fairview Cemetery in Lenox, Ia. Open visitation will be 3-8:00 p.m. Friday, July 31, 2015 at Powers Funeral...
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Carolyn Tuttle

October 27, 1946 - July 16, 2015

Carolyn Tuttle, 68, of Orient, passed away Thursday July 16, 2015, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center, in Des Moines. Dorothy Carolyn Tuttle was born October 27, 1946 in San Francisco, Calif., to John L. & Dorothy Hoover Tuttle. Carolyn was raised by her grandmother in Orient, after her mother passed. She attended and graduated from Orient-Macksburg High School in 1965. In 1966, she...
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Ryan Ott

April 21, 1981 - July 13, 2015

Ryan Ott, 34, of Creston, died Monday, July 13, 2015 at his home in Creston. Celebration of Life Memorial services will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, July 17, 2015 at Salem Lutheran Church in Creston. Pastor Brian Jack will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery at a later date. Family will receive friends from 10-11:00 a.m. Friday at Salem Lutheran Church in Creston. Memorials are to be...
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Matthew Martin

January 19, 1969 - July 12, 2015

Matt Martin, 46, of Creston, died Sunday July 12, 2015, at University of Nebraska Medical Center, in Omaha. Memorial services will be 7:30 p.m. Friday July 17, 2015 at Powers Funeral Home at the junction of Highways 25 and 34 in Creston. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery, south of Creston at a later date. Pastor Tim Maxa will officiate. Visitation will be 2-8 p.m. Friday July 17, 2015 at...
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Norma Francis

February 4, 1921 - July 4, 2015

(SEE DIRECTIONS TO PLATTE CENTER CHURCH, BELOW OBITUARY INFORMATION) Norma Francis passed peacefully July 4, 2015 at Greater Regional Hospice House in Creston. She was 94. A celebration of her life will be held Friday, July 10 at 11 a.m. at Platte Center Presbyterian Church, south of Creston. The family will receive friends at the church from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 9. In lieu...
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