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Jo Levine

April 25, 1929 - April 21, 2014

Services are pending at the Powers Funeral Home Home in Creston.
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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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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 โ€“ 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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Marilyn Dunfee

November 24, 1934 - March 7, 2014

Marilyn Dunfee, 79, of Orient, passed away Friday, March 7, 2014 in her home in Orient. Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at the Powers Funeral Home junction of highway 34 & 25 in Creston. Pastor Phil Price will officiate. Open visitation will be 2 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 11, 2014, with family receiving friends 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday. No viewing will be held. ...
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Scott Dingman

November 13, 1962 - March 2, 2014

Scott Dingman, 51, of Creston passed away on Sunday, March 2, 2014 at his home in Creston. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 8, 2014 at Powers Funeral Home junction of highway 34 & 25 in Creston. Pastor Chuck Spindler will officiate. Open visitation will be 2-7:00 p.m. Friday, March 7, 2014 at Powers Funeral Home in Creston, with family receiving friends from 5-7:00 p.m. Friday....
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Mary Susan Thomas

August 13, 1925 - March 2, 2014

Mary Susan Thomas, 88, of Zion passed away Sunday, March 2, 2014 at her home in Greenfield. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 7, 2014 at the Orient United Methodist Church in Orient, Iowa. Burial is at the Zion Cemetery. Pastor Kathy Nutting will officiate. Open visitation will be 2-7:00 p.m. Thursday, March 6, 2014, with family receiving friends from 5-7:00 p.m. Thursday at Powers...
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Louise Lobaugh

October 28, 1924 - February 26, 2014

Louise Lobaugh, 89, of Atlanta, Ga., died Wed. Feb. 26, 2014 at the Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Ga. Services will be at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, March 6, 2014 at the First Christian Church, 301 E Townline Road, Creston, IA. Pastor Dianna Clark will officiate. All attendees are invited to share fellowship and lunch with the family immediately following the service. Burial will be at the...
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Lawrence Ripperger

July 23, 1940 - February 22, 2014

Lawrence "Larry" Ripperger, 73, passed away Saturday, February 22,2014 at the Greater Regional Medical Center, Creston, IA. A memorial gathering, with family present, will be held on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, 612 N. Dodge, in Afton, IA. Memorials are to be determined. Online condolences may be made under the obituary category at www...
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Leota Blazek

May 30, 1931 - February 21, 2014

Leota Blazek, 82, of Creston, Iowa, passed away Friday, February 21, 2014, at Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa. Funeral services will be 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 25, 2014, at Cromwell United Church of Christ, in Cromwell, IA. Pastor Delores Doench will officiate. Burial will be at Maple Hill Cemetery in Cromwell. No visitation will be held. Memorials are to the Cromwell United...
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Wilbur Chubick

December 25, 1932 - February 20, 2014

Wilbur Chubick, 81, of Creston, passed away Thursday, February 20, 2014 at his home in Creston. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Mary O'Riley will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery in Creston. Open visitation will be 3-7:00 p.m. Monday, February 24, 2014 at Powers Funeral Home in Creston, with family receiving friends from 5-7...
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Robert Allen

September 1, 1927 - February 19, 2014

Robert Allen, 86 of Afton, died Wednesday February 19, 2014 at the Clarke County Hospital in Osceola. No services will be held at this time. Powers Funeral Home in Afton 612 North Dodge is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left under the obituary category of www.powersfh.com. Robert Alvin Allen was born September 1, 1927 in Madison County, Iowa to Richard Earl Allen...
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Garland Townsend

December 7, 1912 - February 16, 2014

Garland Townsend, 101, of Creston, died Sunday, February 16, 2014 at the Creston Nursing and Rehab Center in Creston. Graveside services will be 12 noon, Saturday, February 22, 2014 at Graceland Cemetery in Creston. Pastor Gideon Gallo will officiate. Burial will be at the Graceland Cemetery in Creston. No visitation will be held. Memorials are to be established in her name. Online condolences...
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Billy Belew

July 21, 1941 - February 16, 2014

Billy Belew, 72, of Shannon City, passed away Sunday February 16, 2014 at his son's home in Afton. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Thursday, February 20, 2014, at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Pastor Lila Green will officiate. Burial will be at Panther Creek Cemetery east of Redfield. Open visitation will be 2 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, at Powers Funeral Home in Creston, with family receiving...
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Lyle Fluckey

October 14, 1919 - February 15, 2014

Lyle Adam Fluckey, 94, of Arispe, died Saturday, February 15, 2014 at the Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston, Iowa. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at the Powers Funeral Home 612 North Dodge in Afton. Pastor Lila Green will officiate. Burial will be at Greenlawn Cemetery, east of Afton. Open visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Monday, February 17, with...
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Robert W. Robinson

December 29, 1922 - February 13, 2014

Robert W. Robinson, 91, of Creston, died Thursday, February 13, 2014 at the Creston Nursing and Rehab Center in Creston. There will be no visitation or funeral service at this time. There will be a private committal service at the Hawkeye Cemetery at a later date. Powers Funeral Home in Creston is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be given in Robert's name to either the First...
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Janet Nesbit

March 20, 1936 - February 12, 2014

Janet Nesbit, 77, of Creston, passed away Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at Mercy Hospice in Johnston, Iowa. Services will be 10:00 a.m. Monday, February 17, 2014 at Salem Lutheran Church in Creston. Pastor Ben McIntire will officiate. Burial will be in Iowa Veterans Cemetery. Visitation will be 12- 4:00 p.m. Sunday, February 16, 2014, with family receiving friends from 2 to 4 p.m. at Powers...
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Leonard Feld

November 29, 1923 - February 11, 2014

Leonard Feld, 90, of Afton, died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014 at the Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, February 15, 2014 at the St. Edwards Catholic Church in Afton. Burial will be at St. Edwards Catholic Cemetery in Afton, with military graveside rites by John B. Parks Afton VFW Post #8882. Father Leonard Kenkel and Father John Acrea will...
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Shirley Brunell

January 5, 1936 - February 10, 2014

Shirley Ilene (McKellips) Brunell, 78, went home to Jesus on February 10, 2014, at Palm Garden of Sun City Center, FL. Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014 at Abundant Life Family Church, 500 S. Birch St, Creston, IA. A luncheon will follow the Service. Richard Madison will officiate. Visitation with family receiving friends will be Monday, February 17, from 5 โ€“ 8 p.m....
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Janice Peterson

May 24, 1934 - February 9, 2014

Janice Peterson, 79, of Afton died Sunday February 9, 2014, at the Afton Care Center in Afton. Funeral Service will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014 at Salem Lutheran Church in Creston. Pastor Ben McIntire will officiate. Burial will be at the Greenlawn Cemetery near Afton. Open visitation will be 2-8:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at Powers Funeral Home in Afton, with family...
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Jackie Loomis

May 29, 1954 - February 4, 2014

Jackie Loomis 59, of Creston, passed away Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at her home in Creston. Services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, February 8, 2014 at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery in Creston. Pastor Jim Woodworth and Mary O'Riley will officiate. Open visitation will be 4-7:00 p.m. Friday, February 7, 2014 at Powers Funeral Home in Creston, with family...
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Ronney "Bear" Ford

October 10, 1948 - February 3, 2014

Ronney G. "Bear" Ford, 65, of Creston, died Monday, February 3, 2014 at the Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Memorial services will be 1:00 p.m. Friday, February 7, 2014 at the Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Mary O'Riley will officiate. Flag presentation will be by Theodore J. Martens Creston VFW Post #1797. Visitation will be 3-7:00 p.m. Thursday, February 6, 2014 at Powers Funeral...
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Mary Ward

October 26, 1927 - February 2, 2014

Mary Eleanor Ward, 86, of Burlington, Iowa, died at Prairie Ridge Care Center, Mediapolis, Iowa, on Sunday, February 2, 2014. Local Graveside services will be 1:30 p.m. Thursday, February 6, 2014 in Calvary Cemetery, Creston, Iowa. The family will receive friends 12:30 to1:30 p.m. Thursday, February 6, 2014 at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Father Ken Halbur will officiate. Memorials have been...
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Ruth Millslagle

September 20, 1914 - January 29, 2014

Ruth Millslagle, 99, of Creston passed away Wednesday, January29, 2014 at Creston Nursing & Rehab Center in Creston. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, February 3, 2014 at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Pastor Dan Moore will officiate. Burial will be at Maple Hill Cemetery in Cromwell. Open visitation will be 12-3:00 p.m. Sunday, February 2, 2014 at Powers Funeral Home in Creston, with family...
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Alma "Mickey" Downey

May 12, 1920 - January 27, 2014

Alma "Mickey" Taddicken Downey, 93, of Creston died Monday, January 27, 2014, at Creston Nursing and Rehab in Creston. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Creston. Fr. Ken Halbur will officiate. Burial will be at the St. Edward's Cemetery near Afton. Memorials are to the Operation Smile. Online condolences may be made under the...
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Richard Briner

September 8, 1930 - January 25, 2014

Richard Briner, 83, of Creston, died Saturday, January 25, 2014 at Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston. Memorial gathering will be 3 -5 p.m. Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at the Powers Funeral Home junction of highways 34 and 25 in Creston. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery at a later date. Family will receive friends from 3-5 p.m. Wednesday for a memorial gathering at the Powers...
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Ray Miller

March 19, 1930 - January 24, 2014

Ray Miller, 83, of Thayer, died Friday, January 24, 2014 at the Clearview Home in Mt. Ayr, Iowa. Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 at the Powers Funeral Home 612 N. Dodge Str. in Afton. Pastor Dwayne Henrichs will officiate. Burial will be at the Murray Cemetery. Open visitation will be from 2 to 7 p.m. Wed. Jan. 29, with family receiving friends from 5 to...
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Barbara Selim

September 29, 1915 - January 20, 2014

Barbara D. Selim, 98 years, died January 20, 2014, at the Monarch Center in Saco, Maine. Visiting hours will be held on Thursday, January 23 from 7-9 pm at Bibber Memorial Chapel, 111 Chapel Road, Wells, Maine. A funeral service will be held on Friday, January 24 at 11 am at the Congregational Church of Wells, Route 1, Wells, Maine, with Reverend Linda Hirst. Graveside services will be 3...
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Al West

January 23, 1934 - January 20, 2014

Alvus "Al" West, 79, of Prescott, passed away Monday, January 20, 2014 at his home in Prescott. Memorial services will be 2:00 p.m. Sunday, January 26, 2014 at the Powers Funeral Home junction of highways 34 and 25 in Creston. Mary O'Riley will officiate. Burial will be at the Iowa Veterans Cemetery at a later date. Al donated his body to the Nebraska Medical Center for medical students. ...
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Brittany Cruz

January 14, 2014

Brittany Cruz, 15, of Orient, died Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at the University of Iowa Children's Hospital in Iowa City. Services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 18, 2014 at Orient Macksburg High School Gymnasium in Orient, Ia. Pastor Cathy Nutting and Pastor Karen Hoff will officiate. Burial will be at Union Cemetery, west of Orient. Open visitation will be 2-8:00 p.m. Friday, January 17,...
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Donald "Donnie" Johnston

October 25, 1935 - January 12, 2014

Donnie Johnston, 78, of Afton, died Sunday, January 12, 2014 at the Afton Care Center in Afton. Graveside services will be 3:30 p.m. Thursday, January 16, 2014 at the Greenlawn Cemetery in Afton. Pastor Bob Sauser will officiate. Open visitation will be from noon to 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16 with family receiving friends from 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday, at the Powers Funeral Home in Afton....
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Roger Frey

September 28, 1944 - January 11, 2014

Roger Frey, 69, of Creston, died Saturday, January 11, 2014 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines, Ia. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, January 16, 2014 at the Powers Funeral Home Junction of highway 34 & 25 in Creston. Mary O'Riley will officiate. Burial will be Graceland Cemetery, south of Creston. Open visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday January 15, 2014...
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Darlene Vanderpluym

March 15, 1923 - January 11, 2014

Darlene Vanderpluym, 90, of Creston, died Saturday, January 11, 2014 at Creston Nursing and Rehab Center in Creston. Graveside services will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014 at the Tingley Cemetery in Tingley, Ia. Mary O'Riley will officiate. Graveside military rites by the Theodore J. Martens Post 1797 of the Creston V.F.W. Open visitation with family receiving friends will...
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Anne Kilgore

November 19, 1959 - January 10, 2014

Anne Kilgore, 54, of Creston, died Friday, January 10, 2014 at Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston. Memorial services will be at a later date. Memorials are to be determined. Online condolences may be given at www.powersfh.com Anne Cecil Kilgore was born November 19, 1959 in Clearfield, Iowa to Clara Viola (Clay) and George Samuel Kilgore. Anne graduated from Clearfield High...
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Carl Cochrane

June 17, 1933 - January 6, 2014

Carl Cochrane, 80, of Afton, formerly of Creston, died Monday, Jan. 6, 2014 at his home at C.A.R.E. in Afton. Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10, 2014 at the Powers Funeral Home 612 N. Dodge in Afton. Pastor Jim Morris will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery of Creston at a later date. Visitation will be from 12 Noon Friday to the 1 p.m. service time at the...
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Fox Edward Warner

January 5, 2014

Fox Edward Warner, 2, of West Des Moines, died at Blank Children's Hospital in Des Moines on Monday, January 5, 2014. Fox is the son of Abi Warner, formerly of Creston and Ryan Eddy Warner. Pastor Tim Maxa will officiate. Visitation, with family receiving friends will be 5-7:00 p.m. Friday, January 10, 2014, at the Powers Funeral Home in Creston. A prayer service held at 7:00 p.m. Memorials are...
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Ronald Goben

January 12, 1938 - January 2, 2014

Ronald Goben, 75, of Creston passed away Thursday, January 2, 2014 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Services will be 11 a.m. Monday, January 6, 2014 at Powers Funeral Home junctions of highway 34 & 25 in Creston. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery, south of Creston. Pastor Dan Moore will officiate. Open visitation, with family receiving friends will be 9:30-11:00...
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Lloyd Rutherford

August 25, 1935 - December 28, 2013

Lloyd Dean Rutherford, son of Glen Mason Rutherford and Eileen (Avery) Rutherford, was born Aug. 25, 1935 in Audubon, Iowa. He was educated in Audubon schools. On Aug. 23, 1957, Lloyd married Norma E. Sivadge in Fontanelle, Iowa. To this union, were born three children, Debra, Diane and Douglas. They first lived in Atlantic, where Lloyd worked for Colonial Bread driving a delivery...
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Savannah Cannon

December 27, 2013

The Roland Funeral Home in Atlantic is assisting the family with memorial services.
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Samantha Neely

December 14, 1991 - December 27, 2013

Samantha Neely, 22, of Creston, died Friday December 27, 2013 from injuries due to a car accident. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at the Powers Funeral Home junction of highway 34 & 25 in Creston. Pastor Jim Morris will officiate. Burial will be at the Maple Hill Cemetery in Osceola. Open visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Monday with family receiving...
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Fern Hoepker

December 26, 2013

Eleanor "Fern" Hoepker, 87, of Orient, died Thursday, December 26, 2013 at Greater Regional Hospice of Creston, Ia. Funeral services will be 2:30 p.m.: Sunday, December 29, 2013 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Creston. Rev. Johnathon Watt will officiate. Burial will be at Greenfield Cemetery. Family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service. Memorials may be made to Trinity Lutheran...
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Marian Stewart

October 20, 1931 - December 26, 2013

Marian Stewart, of Creston, died Thursday, December 26, 2013 at Creston Nursing and Rehab in Creston, Ia. Funeral services will be 10:30 am: Monday, December 30, 2013 at 1st Christian Church in Creston. Pastor Ed Shields and Pastor Gary Freeland will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery. Visitation will be held on December 29th at Powers Funeral Home of Creston, junction of highways...
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Sheila Zellweger

November 24, 1947 - December 25, 2013

Sheila Zellweger, died Wednesday, December 25, 2013 at Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston, Ia. Graveside services will be 12:00 p.m. Saturday, December 28, 2013 at Hill of Zion Cemetery in Zion, IA. Pastor Cathy Nutting will officiate. Family will receive friends at Powers Funeral Home, jct hwy 34 & 25, in Creston, from 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday, December 28, 2013. Memorials will be...
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Pearl Snyder

August 29, 1924 - December 24, 2013

Pearl Snyder, 89, of Creston, died Tuesday, December 24, 2013, at the Creston Nursing & Rehab in Creston. Services will be 2 p.m. Friday, January 3, 2013 at the Powers Funeral Home junction of highway 34 & 25 in Creston. Pastor Dianna Clark will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery, south of Creston. Visitation with family receiving friends will be from 12 noon to 2 p.m....
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Brian Scadden

September 26, 1963 - December 23, 2013

Brian Scadden, 50, of Creston, died Monday, Dec. 23, 2013 at the Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, December 27, 2013 at the Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery. Pastor Paul Vandevander will officiate. Open visitation will be 2-7:00 p.m. Thursday, December 26, 2013, with family receiving friends from 5-7:00 p.m. at...
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E. Richard Outhouse

May 28, 1917 - December 21, 2013

Earnest Richard (Dick) Outhouse, 96, of Creston, passed away Saturday, December 21 at Creston Nursing and Rehab Center. The memorial service celebrating Dick's life will be held Saturday, January 4 at 1:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home in Creston with family visitation starting at 11:00 a.m. Burial will follow at Graceland Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the Southwestern Community...
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Betty J. Sharp

July 12, 1927 - December 21, 2013

Betty Jo Sharp, 86, of Creston, died Saturday, December 21, 2013 at Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 28, 2013, at Powers Funeral Home located at the 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 from 2 to 7 p.m. Friday,...
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James L. Hoffman

January 6, 1929 - December 21, 2013

James Hoffman, 84, of Shannon City, died Saturday, December 21, 2013 at the Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 27, 2013 at the Shannon City Community Church in Shannon City. Pastor Lila Greene will officiate. Burial will be at Harmony Cemetery, northwest of Shannon City. Military graveside rites by the John B. Parks V.F.W Post #8882 of...
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Lola Sanson

September 22, 1943 - December 18, 2013

Lola Sanson, 70, of Creston, passed away Wed. Dec. 18, 2013 at her home. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, December 23, 2013 at the Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery, south of Creston. Pastor Dianna Clark will officiate. Open visitation will be 12-6:00 p.m. Sunday, December 22, 2013, with family receiving friends from 4-6:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral...
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Carol Blanken

May 28, 1924 - December 17, 2013

Carol Blanken, 89, of Creston passed away Tuesday, December 17, 2013 at Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Memorial gathering will be 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday, December 21, 2013 at Summit House 509 North Maple, Creston, Iowa. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Hinckley, Ill. at a later date. Visitation and family receiving friends will be from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Sat. Dec. 21...
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Joann Boyd

March 23, 1932 - December 10, 2013

Joann Boyd, 81, of Afton, passed away Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at her home in Afton. Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013 at Powers Funeral Home 612 N. Dodge in Afton. Pastor Jim Morris will officiate. Burial will be at Greenlawn Cemetery in Afton. Memorials are to the family or the American Cancer Fund. Online condolences may be given at www.powersfh.com. Joann Betty Boyd...
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Harold K. "Short" Parker

February 2, 1931 - December 10, 2013

Harold "Short" Parker, 82 of Diagonal, died Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at the Lenox Care Center in Lenox. Services are 2:00 p.m. Friday, December 13, 2013 at Powers Funeral Home junction of highway 25 & 34 in Creston. Rev. Tim Maxa will officiate. A private burial will be at a later date. Family will receive friends from 1 to 2:00 p.m. service time Friday at the Powers Funeral Home in Creston....
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Ellen Von Stein

June 11, 1945 - December 7, 2013

Ellen (McFee) Von Stein, 68, of Creston, passed away Saturday, December 7, 2013 at the Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, December 13, 2013 at the Powers Funeral Home junction of highway 34 & 25 in Creston. Pastor Jim Woodworth will officiate. Burial will be at a later date. Open visitation will be from 2 to 7 p.m. Thursday with family receiving...
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Nate Frey

December 26, 2003 - November 30, 2013

Nate Frey, 9, of Creston, died Saturday, November 30, 2013 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Joint services, with his brother T.J., will be at 10 a.m. Sat. Dec. 7, 2013 at the Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Creston. Fr. Ken Halbur and Rev. Chuck Spindler will officiate. Burial will be at Maple Hill Cemetery in Cromwell. Open visitation will be from Noon to 8 p.m. Friday, with family...
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T.J. Frey

September 10, 2002 - November 30, 2013

T.J. Frey, 11, of Creston, died Saturday, November 30, 2013 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Joint services, with his brother Nate, will be at 10 a.m. Sat., Dec. 7, 2013 at the Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Creston. Fr. Ken Halbur and Rev. Chuck Spindler will officiate. Burial will be at Maple Hill Cemetery in Cromwell. Open visitation will be from Noon to 8 p.m. Friday, with family...
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Mardale Paxton

August 1, 1928 - November 30, 2013

Mardale Paxton, 85, of Afton, died Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013 at Afton Care Center. Services will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013 at the United Methodist Church in Afton. Pastor Jim Morris will officiate. Burial will be at the Greenlawn Cemeter near Afton. Open visitation from 2 to 8 p.m. Tues., with family receiving friends from 6 to 8 Tues., at the Powers Funeral Home 612 N. Dodge in Afton...
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Willa Boyd

September 8, 1923 - November 27, 2013

Willa Boyd (Weis), 90, of Creston, died Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at the Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, November 30, 2013 at the St. Edwards Catholic Church in Afton . Father Ken Halbur will officiate. Burial will be at Winterset Cemetery in Winterset. Open visitation will be 3 to 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 29, with family...
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Dave Ahrens

October 3, 1953 - November 19, 2013

Dave Ahrens, 60, of Creston, died Tuesday November 19, 2013, at Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Memorial services will be 1:00 p.m. Friday, November 22, 2013 at the Powers Funeral Home at the junction of Highways 25 and 34 in Creston. Pastor Dan Moore will officiate. The family will receive friends from noon-1:00 p.m. Friday, November 22, 2013. Memorials are to the C.A.R.E. (Creston...
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Lila Brown

December 2, 1928 - November 19, 2013

Lila Brown, 84 of Creston, passed away Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Memorial services will be 10:30 Thursday, November 21, 2013 at the Powers Funeral Home, junction of highway 34 & 25 in Creston. Pastor Dianna Clark will officiate. Burial will be in the Maple Hill Cemetery in Cromwell. Open visitation will be 2-7:00 p.m. Wed., Nov. 20 at Powers Funeral...
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Damian "Yogi" Spare

November 18, 2013

Damian Spare, 53 of Afton died Monday, November 18, 2013 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Memorial services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, November 22, 2013 at the Powers Funeral Home 612 N. Dodge in Afton. Pastor William Richardson will officiate. No visitation will be held. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family. Online condolences may be given at www.powersfh...
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Loretta Jones

June 28, 1932 - November 16, 2013

SERVICES ARE PENDING AT POWERS FUNERAL HOME IN AFTON
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June Sprague

May 17, 1938 - November 15, 2013

June Sprague, 75, of Creston, passed away Friday, Nov. 15, 2013 at her home in Creston. Memorial services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at the Powers Funeral Home junction of highway 34 and 25 in Creston. Bruce Chubick will officiate. Burial will be at a later date at the Grant Cemetery in Grant, Iowa Open visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Monday, with family...
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Dennis Dale Brown

May 20, 1944 - November 14, 2013

Dennis Brown, 69, of Creston went home to be with his Savior Thursday, November 14, 2013, at Clearview Home in Clearfield. Funeral services will be Monday, November 18 at 11:00 AM, at Powers Funeral Home in Creston near the junction of highways 25 and 34. Pastor Chuck Spindler will officiate. Burial will be in the Graceland Cemetery. There will be visitation with family receiving friends one...
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Sherril Cagnacci

March 13, 1940 - November 9, 2013

NO SERVICES WILL BE HELD FOR MRS. CAGNACCI
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Bev Ostergaard

June 26, 1936 - November 9, 2013

Beverly Ostergaard, 77, of Creston, passed away Saturday, November 9, 2013 at the Kavanagh House in Des Moines. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 15, 2013 at the First United Methodist Church in Creston. Pastor Gideon Gallo and Rev. Tom Woodin will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery, south of Creston. Open visitation from 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, with...
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Sierra Peddycoart

August 1, 1994 - November 7, 2013

Sierra Peddycoart, 19, of Afton, passed away Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013 from injuries sustained in a car accident near Afton. Memorial services will be 3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013 at the East Union High School Commons in Afton. Pastor Ken Wallace will officiate. Des Moines Services will be 11 a.m. Thurs., Nov. 14th at the Westover Baptist Church in Des Moines. Burial will be private...
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Lori Anderson

January 3, 1962 - November 7, 2013

Lori Anderson, 51, of Afton, passed away Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013 from injuries sustained in a car accident near Afton. Memorial services will be 3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013 at the East Union High School Commons in Afton. Pastor Ken Wallace will officiate. Des Moines Services will be 11 a.m. Thurs., Nov. 14th at the Westover Baptist Church in Des Moines. Burial will be private at a...
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Duane Dunfee

January 9, 1937 - November 7, 2013

Duane Dunfee, 76, of Orient, passed away Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013 at the Crest Haven Care Centre in Creston. Services will be 11:30 a.m. Monday, November 11, 2013 at the Powers Funeral Home jct. hwy 34 & 25, in Creston. Pastor Dwayne Henrichs will officiate. Family will receive friends from 9:30 -11:30 a.m. service time on Monday at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Memorials are to the family....
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Jerry Blakesley

February 17, 1936 - November 5, 2013

Jerry Blakesley, 77 of Afton, died Tuesday November 5, 2013 at the Greater Regional Hospice House in Creston. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, November 8, 2013 at the Powers Funeral Home in Afton 612 North Dodge. Rev. Joel Sutton will officiate. Burial will be at the Iowa Veterans Cemetery in Van Meter, IA. Military rites will be by Theodore J. Martens Creston VFW Post #1797 and John...
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Paul Morris

February 23, 1954 - November 3, 2013

Paul Morris, 59, of Ankeny, formerly of Creston, passed away Sunday, November 3, 2013 at the Sunnyview Care Center in Ankeny. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, November 7, 2013 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 2-8:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 6,...
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Joanne Lake

January 2, 1935 - November 3, 2013

Joanne L. Lake, 78, of Creston, passed away on Sunday, November 3, 2013 at the Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston. No public services are to be held. Powers Funeral Home of Creston is assisting with arrangements. Memorials can be given to the Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Online condolences be given at www.powersfh.com. Joanne Louise (Roberts) Lake, daughter of...
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Martha Heuckendorf

March 4, 1930 - November 1, 2013

Martha Heuckendorf, 83 of Creston died Friday, November 01, 2013 at her home in Creston. Services will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, November 4, 2013 at Powers Funeral Home, jct. hwy 34 & 25 in Creston. Mary O'Riley will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery south of Creston. Family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. service time on Monday, November 4, at Powers Funeral Home...
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Helen Kingery

February 22, 1926 - October 28, 2013

Helen Kingery, 87, of Creston, passed away on Monday, October 28, 2013, at Crest Haven Care Centre. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 am Wednesday, October 30, 2013, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church. Burial will be in St. Edward's Cemetery, Afton. Father Ken Halbur will officiate. Open visitation will be 3-8 pm Tuesday at Powers Funeral Home, Creston, with family receiving friends from 6-8 pm...
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Sonia Quevedo

August 26, 1962 - October 27, 2013

Sonia Quevedo, 51, of Delano, Calif. died Sunday, October 27, 2013 at Southern Hills Specialty Care in Osceola, Ia. There will be no local services held. Powers Funeral Home is handling local arrangements. Online condolences may be given at www.powersfh.com Sonia Quevedo was born August 26, 1962 in Bakersfield, Calif. to Adela (Valenzuela) and Louis Quevedo. Sonia graduated from Delano...
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Bernadine Stalker

October 6, 1916 - October 26, 2013

Bernadine Stalker, 97, of Creston, passed away on Saturday, October 26, 2013 at the Creston Nursing and Rehab Center in Creston. Services will be at 11 a.m. Wed. Oct. 30, 2013 at the Congregational United Church of Christ in Cromwell. Burial will be at the Maple Hill Cemetery in Cromwell. Open visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday at the Powers Funeral Home junction of...
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Charlotte Drake

September 27, 1937 - October 25, 2013

Charlotte Drake 76, of Creston, passed away Friday, October 25, 2013 at her home. Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Monday, October 28, 2013 at the Powers Funeral Home junction of highway 34 and 25 in Creston. Pastor Dave Tebbenkamp will officiate. Burial will be in Moon Cemetery, south of Macksburg. Visitation, with family receiving friends will be noon-1:30 service time on Monday,...
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Doris Jensen

October 21, 2013

Doris Jensen, 78, of Thayer, passed away Monday October 21, 2013 at her home in Thayer. No public services will be held. Online condolences may be made under the obituary category at www.powersfh.com. Doris Jean Jensen, daughter of Robert Ray Lassiter and Eva Gretchen (Clulow), was born November 9, 1934 in Des Moines, Ia. Doris attended East High School in Des Moines. She was a lifetime...
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Elizabeth Puckett

February 15, 1927 - October 19, 2013

Elizabeth Puckett, 86, of Creston, formerly of the Bagley, Wisconsin area, passed away Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013 at the Creston Nursing and Rehab Center in Creston. Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Wed. Oct. 23, 2013 at the Martin โ€“ Schwartz Funeral Home in Lancaster, Wis. Pastor Robert Ritchey will officiate. Burial will be at the Evergreen Cemetery at Seneca, Wis. Family will receive...
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Velma Fehrle

May 8, 1914 - October 17, 2013

Velma Fehrle, 99, of Lenox, formerly of Prescott, passed away Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013 at the Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston. Services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at the First Presbyterian Church in Corning. Pastor Ken Rummer will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery, south of Creston. Open visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21, with...
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Jack Keuter

July 12, 1943 - October 17, 2013

Jack Keuter, 70, of Creston, passed away Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013 at the Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston. Services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at the Salem Lutheran Church in Creston. Pastor Ben McIntire will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery, south of Creston. Open visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21, with family receiving friends...
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Peggy Lowery

February 8, 1948 - October 17, 2013

Peggy Lowery, 65, of Afton, passed away Thursday October 17, 2013 at the Afton Care Center in Afton. No public services will be held. Online condolences may be made under the obituary category at www.powersfh.com. Peggy Anne Lowery, daughter of William Carl Ahrens and Sena Violet (Jenson) Ahrens, was born February 8, 1948 in Mason City, Ia. Peggy was educated in Toledo Ohio Schools and...
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Margaret Brosnahan

December 21, 1926 - October 10, 2013

Margaret Brosnahan, 86, formerly of Afton and Creston, died Thursday, October 10, 2013, at the Afton Care Center. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, October 16, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Creston. Rev. Ken Halbur will officiate. Burial will be at St. Edward Catholic Cemetery, west of Afton. Open visitation will be from 2 to 8 P.M. Tuesday, October 15, with family...
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Bonnie Green

July 18, 1933 - October 9, 2013

Bonnie Green, 80, of the Zion/Orient area, passed away Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at the Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, October 14, 2013 at the Powers Funeral Home junction of highway 34 and 25 in Creston. Pastor Jeff Banks will officiate. Burial will be in the Hill of Zion Cemetery, east of Orient. Open visitation will be 1-4 p.m. Sunday...
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Bob Hopkins

February 19, 1920 - October 9, 2013

NOTE....SERVICES FOR BOB ARE NOT BEING HELD UNTIL OCTOBER 18TH, 2013 George Robert "Bob" Hopkins, 93, of Creston, passed away Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. A memorial gathering will be held Friday, October 18, 2013, 2-8 PM. Family will join the gathering at 6 to receive friends. A flag presentation by Theodore J. Martens VFW Post #1797 will be...
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Dan Ford

May 16, 1963 - October 5, 2013

Charles Daniel Ford, 50, of Creston, died Saturday, October 5, 2013 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines, Ia. At Dan's request, no services are planned at this time. In lieu of flowers or memorial, please contribute to your favorite charity. Online condolences may be given at www.powersfh.com Charles Daniel Ford was born May 16, 1963 in Creston, Iowa to Judy Lynnette (Miller)...
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Gene Lowenberg

May 15, 1942 - October 5, 2013

Gene Lowenberg, 71, of Afton, passed away Sat. October 5, 2013. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday, October 10, 2013 at the Powers Funeral Home junction of highway 34 and 25 in Creston. Jim Maeder will officiate. Burial will be private at a later date. Open visitation will be from 2 to 7 p.m. Wed. Oct. 9, with family receiving friends from 5 to7 p.m. at the Powers Funeral Home in...
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