Miscellaneous Black Hawk County, Iowa Obituaries - 2000

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WATERLOO -- La Roy E. DeHart, 80, of Peoria, Ariz., formerly of Waterloo, died Monday, Feb. 21, of natural causes. 
He was born Sept. 13, 1919, in Backus, Minn., son of Emmett and Jessie DeHart. He married Leta Bigelow on Oct. 12, 1940. She died in 1965. He married Verna Erickson on May 11, 1968. 
Mr. DeHart was employed at Titus Manufacturing and at John Deere as a tool and die maker. 
Survived by: his wife; a son, Marvin of Dallas, Texas; a daughter, Sandy Messerer of Waterloo; two stepsons, Mike Erickson of Seattle, Wash., and Doug Erickson of Des Moines; and eight grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. 
Preceded in death by: a son, Bob; and two brothers, Les and Floyd. 
Memorial services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Kimball Avenue United Methodist Church. 
Memorials: may be directed to Shriners Children's Hospital in care of Martin Lodge 624, East Park and Mulberry, Waterloo, IA 50701. 

CEDAR FALLS -- Martha Elizabeth Hartke, 89, of Cedar Falls, died Monday, Feb. 28, at the Cedar Falls Healthcare Center of natural causes. 
She was born Aug. 13, 1910, in Axtell, Neb., daughter of Walter August and Iva Lela Merick Olson. She married Fred A. Hartke Sr. on March 20, 1930, in Cedar Falls. He died July 8, 1983. 
Survived by: two sons, Fred A. Jr. of Waterloo and Frank of Cedar Rapids; two daughters, Betty Nelson of Lorton, Va., and Dorene Selleck of Cedar Falls; 10 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren; two half brothers, Ray Cannon of Cedar Falls and C.C. Cannon Jr. of Winterset; and two half sisters, Rosiva O'Donnell of Council Bluffs and Evaline Shuster of Denver, Colo. 
Preceded in death by: a son, Ralph; a half brother, Rhett Canon; and a half sister, Cloydine Anselme. 
Services: were 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Dahl-Van Hove-Schoof Funeral Home, with burial in Cedar Valley Memorial Garden. 
Memorials: may be directed to First Presbyterian Church. 

WATERLOO -- George Henry Hart, 67, of Waterloo, died Saturday, Feb. 26, in Key West, Fla., of heart failure. 
He was born March 8, 1932, in Panora, son of William C. and Lucile M. Henry Hart. He married Donna J. Carney on June 24, 1972, in Waterloo. 
Mr. Hart was owner/operator of Hart's Carpet Cleaning for 18 years. 
Survived by: his wife; his mother of Waterloo; three stepdaughters, Diane Griffin of Tulsa, Okla., and Michelle Hermsen and Kim Crider, both of Lake Mary, Fla.; seven grandchildren; and a stepbrother, Bob Michael of Des Moines. 
Preceded in death by: two sisters, Jonedith Hughes, and Norma Lou Hart in infancy. 
Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Chapel of Memories-West Family Funeral Care, with burial in the Garden of Memories. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. The casket will be closed. 
Memorials: may be directed to the family. 

WATERLOO -- Robert E. Cronan, 72, of Countryview Care Facility, died Tuesday, Feb. 29, at the facility of natural causes. 
He was born Jan. 3, 1928, in Waterloo, son of William and Agnes Weekley Cronan. He was employed with Fred Carlson Construction, the city of Waterloo Sanitation Department, and was self-employed for many years. 
Survived by: a son, Robert II of Waterloo; a granddaughter; and five sisters, Mary Decker, Yvonne Hanson and Madeline Allensworth, all of Waterloo, Babette Lott of Nashville, Tenn., and Evelyn Robertson of Oklahoma City, Okla. 
Services: 1:30 p.m. Friday at Countryview Care Facility, with burial in Garden of Memories. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. today at Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup Funeral Service on West Ridgeway, and for an hour before services Friday at Countryview. 
Memorials: may be directed to the family. 

WATERLOO -- Edith DeMaris, 74, of 617 Jane St., died Tuesday, Feb. 29, at home of cancer. 
She was born July 7, 1925, in Latimer, daughter of Carl and Ellen Wedin Ellison. She married Clifford DeMaris. They later divorced. 
Ms. DeMaris was a secretary at Industrial Fabrication and Machine, and had worked at Schultz Manufacturing and Fahr Beverage. 
Survived by: a daughter, Kathy Wynkoop of Zion, Ill.; three sons, Larry of Cedar Falls, Jerry of Ankeny and Craig of Waterloo; 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; a sister, Ruth Kirchoff of Roseville, Minn.; and a brother, Wilbur Ellison of Camerillo, Calif. 
Preceded in death by: a daughter, Linda Shapiro; and a sister, Doris Ellison. 
Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Waterloo, with burial in Hampton Cemetery, Hampton. There will be no visitation, her body was cremated. Locke Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 
Memorials: may be directed to Zion Lutheran Church Library Fund or the Cancer Treatment Center. 

WATERLOO -- Eleanor Jean Hudson, 92, formerly of Waterloo, died Wednesday, Feb. 23, in Warrensburg, Mo., of natural causes. 
She was born Dec. 4, 1907, in Waterloo, daughter of Arch Denslow and Norma Frances Priest Hayes. She married Francis Byron "Frank" Hudson on Aug. 20, 1930, in La Porte City. He preceded her in death. 
Survived by: a daughter, Virginia Ann "Ginger" Young of Warrensburg; and two grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. 
Preceded in death by: a brother, Robert F. Hayes. 
Committal services: will be in Fairview Cemetery, Waterloo. Holdren & Sweeney-Phillips, Warrensburg, is in charge of arrangements. 
Memorials: may be directed to Educational Development Center Scholarship Fund, Central Missouri State University, in care of Central's Foundation. 

NASHUA -- Bonnie Jean Blanchard, 76, of Davenport, formerly of Nashua, died Tuesday, Feb. 29, in Davenport of natural causes; survivors include a daughter, Mary Jo Donahoe of Davenport; two sons, Roger of Independence, Mo., and Gary of Newton, Maine; two grandchildren, two stepgrandchildren and a stepgreat-granddaughter; and two sisters, Lillian Jacobs and Marguerite Curtis, both of Charles City; she was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth E., on July 18, 1993; services were 10 a.m. today at Weerts Funeral Home, Davenport, with burial in Greenwood Cemetery, Nashua; memorials may be directed to First Baptist Church, Davenport; Mrs. Blanchard assisted her husband, who was the circulation manager for the Des Moines Register for 41 years, retiring in 1994. 

WAVERLY -- Evelyn E. Sands, 75, of Waverly, died Tuesday, Feb. 29, at Waverly Municipal Hospital of natural causes; survivors include her husband, Max; six sons, Lee Sands of Tucson, Ariz., Sandy Sands of Vista, Calif., David Sands of Wilmar, Minn., Ron and Todd Sands, both of Denver, Colo., and Ken Rogers of Waterloo; three daughters, Sage River of Iowa City, Shari Pruessler of Chicago and Chris Rittgers of Waverly; and 26 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; she was preceded in death by her first husband, Dwayne Rogers, in 1951; a grandson; two brothers, Kenneth and Lloyd Boise; and three sisters, Grace Dowd, Ethyl McDonald and Mildred Clopton; services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Cornerstone Church of the Nazarene, Waverly, with burial in Cedar Valley Memorial Gardens, Cedar Falls; friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home, Waverly; memorials may be directed to the family; Mrs. Sands worked in food service at Sartori Memorial Hospital and Iowa State Teacher's College (UNI), both in Cedar Falls; she was later employed in the housekeeping department at Hawkeye Technical Institute (HCC), Waterloo, retiring in 1987. 

GRUNDY CENTER -- Alex Theodore Kunzman, infant son of Clark and Kelly Krepsky Kunzman of Grundy Center, died Monday, Feb. 28, shortly after birth at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City; survivors include his parents; paternal grandparents, LaVelle Kunzman of Grundy Center, and Byron and Kathy Kunzman of Des Moines; maternal grandparents, Susan and Andy Krepsky of Grundy Center, and Mitch and Carolyn Kern of West Bend; paternal great-grandmother, Virginia Kunzman of Des Moines; maternal great-grandparents, John and Joan Lenertz of Emmetsburg, and Gary and Rose Fokken of Rodman; he was preceded in death by paternal great-grandparents, Clark and Sola Stroburg, and Byron Kunzman Sr.; and maternal great-grandparents, Robert and Babe Krepsky, and Virginia Fokken; services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at Engelkes-Abels Funeral Home, with burial in Rose Hill Cemetery, both in Grundy Center; friends may call from 9 a.m. until services Friday at the funeral home; a memorial fund has been established. 

QUASQUETON -- Ruth E. Jennings, 96, of Quasqueton, died Tuesday, Feb. 29, at Good Neighbor Home, Manchester, following a lengthy illness; survivors include a son-in-law, Richard Lee of Quasqueton; and six grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, six stepgreat-grandchildren and three stepgreat-great-grandchildren she was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Delbert, in 1977; two daughters, Dorothy Jennings and Lavonne Lee; a son, Harold; a grandson; a sister, Cora Johnson; and a brother, Glen Kirkendall Sr.; services will be 1:30 p.m. Saturday at White Funeral Home, Quasqueton, with burial in Hazleton Cemetery, Hazleton; friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. 

GREENE -- Rose Mary Hildebrand, 80, of Greene, died Sunday, Feb. 27, at Rio Grande Regional Hospital, McAllen, Texas, of natural causes; survivors include her husband, Gerald C.;two daughters, Judith Ann Blum of Cedar Rapids and Sharlene Ruth Salas of San Antonio, Texas; a son, Bernard of Royal Oak, Mich.; five grandchildren, three stepgrandchildren and three great-grandchildren; a sister, Ruth Van Benschoten of Hueytown, Ala.; and a brother, Vincent Van Benschoten of Surprise, Ariz.; she was preceded in death by two brothers, the Rev. Alfred Van Benschoten and Ethan Van Benschoten; services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Peter Lutheran Church, with burial in Rose Hill Cemetery, both in Greene; friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m. today at Reid's Funeral Chapel, Greene, where there will be a 7 p.m. public Scripture service; visitation also for an hour before services Friday at the church; memorials may be directed to Rose Mary Hildebrand Memorial Fund in care of the family; Mrs. Hildebrand was employed by Dr. L.S. Wentworth and worked as a housekeeper for families in Marble Rock; later she and her husband farmed in the rural Greene area for 47 years. 

WATERLOO -- Eugene J. Hogan, 79, of 1434 Rainbow Drive, died Wednesday, March 1, at home of natural causes; services 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, with burial in Mount Olivet Cemetery; visitation 2 to 8 p.m. Friday at Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup Funeral Service on West Ridgeway, 233-3393, with a 3 p.m. rosary and a 7 p.m. vigil service; visitation also for an hour before services Saturday at the church. 

WATERLOO -- Alma Orth, 91, of Parkview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, died today, March 2, at the center of natural causes; services pending with Garden View Chapel, 232-2222. 

WEST UNION -- Dennis Ruroden, 56, of West Union, died Wednesday, March 1, after a brief illness; services pending with Burnham-Wood Funeral Home, West Union, (319) 422-3615. 

ELGIN -- Elsie V. Torkelson, 85, of Elgin, died Tuesday, Feb. 29, at Palmer Lutheran Health Center, West Union, after a brief illness; services pending with Leonard Funeral Home, Elgin, (319) 426-5321. 

TRIPOLI -- Arlon E. Lahmann, 77, of Tripoli, died Wednesday, March 1, at Community Memorial Hospital, Sumner, of natural causes; services pending with Rettig Funeral Home, Tripoli, (319) 882-4285. 

POSTVILLE -- Wayne L. Donaldson, 81, of Postville, died Tuesday, Feb. 29, at the Good Samaritan Center, Waukon, after a brief illness; services 10;30 a.m. Friday at Schutte Funeral Home, Postville, (319) 864-7252, with burial in Grand View Cemetery, Fayette; visitation 4 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home. 

IOWA FALLS -- Grace Crabtree, 94, of Iowa Falls, died Tuesday, Feb. 29, at Scenic Manor Nursing Home, Iowa Falls, of natural causes; services 10 a.m. Saturday at United Methodist Church, Popejoy, with burial in Alden Cemetery, Alden; visitation 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Surls Funeral Home, Iowa Falls, (515) 648-9554, with family present from 6 to 8 p.m. 

TRAER -- Frances Currell, 76, of Traer, died today, March 2, at Covenant Medical Center, Waterloo, after a brief illness; services pending with Overton Funeral Home, Traer, (319) 478-2775. 

TOLEDO -- LeRoy Smith, 78, of Toledo, died today, March 2, at Marshalltown Medical and Surgical Center after a brief illness; services pending with Henderson-Overton Funeral Home, Toledo, (319) 478-2775. 

NEW HAMPTON -- Leo Duncomb, 83, of New Hampton, died today, March 2, at Heritage Residence, New Hampton, after a brief illness; services 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary's Catholic Church, New Hampton, with burial in the church cemetery; visitation an hour before services Saturday at the church; Conway Funeral Home, New Hampton, (515) 394-4331, is in charge of arrangements. 

WATERLOO -- Verona L. Murphy, 87, of Thornton, Colo., formerly of Waterloo, died Sunday, April 23 at North Suburban Medical Center, Thornton, of natural causes.
She was born July 28, 1912, in Humboldt, S.D., daughter of William A. and Martha Gaden Hanno. She married Edwin Hart on Dec. 31, 1932. He died May 3, 1963. She later married Roscoe L. Murphy on April 25, 1964, in Preston, Minn. He died Aug. 7, 1990. 
Survived by: a son, Larry E. Hart of Westminster, Colo.; and two grandchildren. 
Preceded in death by: three sisters, Loretta Bell, Beatrice Spear and Mildred Johnson. 
Services: were 2 p.m. Wednesday at Elm's Haven Nursing Home, Thornton. Memorial services will be later in Waterloo, with inurnment in Garden of Memories. Ahlberg Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Longmont, Colo., is in charge of arrangements. 
Memorials: may be directed to American Heart Association, C/O Ahlberg Funeral Chapel, 326 Terry St., Longmont, CO 80501-5440. 

WATERLOO -- Treston James Wolff, son of Mindy Herink and James Wolff of Evansdale, was stillborn Tuesday, April 25, at Allen Hospital. 
Survived by: his parents; paternal grandparents, Linda and James Wolff of Evansdale; maternal grandparents, David and Kim Herink of Waterloo; paternal great-grandparents, Earl and Kathleen Wollff of Waterloo and Sylvia Kenny of Des Moines; and maternal great-grandparents, Charles and Kathleen Herink of Elk Run Heights and Ken Werkmeister of Waterloo. 
Preceded in death by: paternal great-grandmother, Reinelda Grovo; and maternal great-grandmother, Shirley Werkmeister. 
Graveside services: 1 p.m. Friday at Waterloo Cemetery. There will be no visitation. Chapel of Memories-West Family Funeral Care is in charge of arrangements. 
Memorials: may be directed to the family. 

CEDAR FALLS -- Pauline G. McDermott, 78, of Cedar Falls, died Tuesday, April 25, at Covenant Medical Center, Waterloo, from injuries received in an automobile accident. 
She was born Oct. 3, 1921, in Fort Dodge, daughter of Paul and Emma Stromberg Halfpap. She married Eugene P. "Mac" McDermott on Jan. 30, 1943, in Harrisburg, Pa. He died June 6, 1998. 
Survived by: three sons, Steve of Waterloo, William of Cedar Falls, and John of Conroe, Texas; three grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; and six stepgreat-grandchildren. 
Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Cedar Falls. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Richardson Funeral Home, where there will be a 7 p.m. vigil service. 
Memorials: may be directed to the family. 

WATERLOO -- Lola R. Treichel, 81, of Inver Grover Heights, Minn., formerly of Waterloo, died Wednesday, April 26, at United Hospital, St. Paul, Minn., of natural causes. 
She was born Aug. 19, 1918, in Waukon, daughter of Guy and Lillian White. She married Paul Treichel. She worked as a cook in a nursing home. 
Survived by: her husband; a son, Byron; two daughters, Faith Niedert and Paulette Millard; and four grandchildren. 
Graveside services: 10 a.m. Friday at Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis. Washburn-McReavy Northeast Chapel, Minneapolis, is in charge of arrangements. 

EVANSDALE -- Philbon "Buck" Buckendahl, 71, of 747 Colleen Ave., died Tuesday, April 25, at Covenant Medical Center, Waterloo, of natural causes. 
He was born April 7, 1929, in Pierce, Neb., son of Christ and Linda Schultz Buckendahl. He married Nelda F. Fink on Oct. 29, 1954, in Norfolk, Neb. 
Mr. Buckendahl worked at John Deere from 1963 until retiring in 1989. He also was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. 
Survived by: his wife; a son, Bradley of Evansdale; a daughter, Penny Rounds of Peterson; three grandchildren; two brothers, El Ray of Hooper, Neb., and Wilbur "Bud" of Albion, Neb.; and a sister, DeVyla Rasmusson of Casper, Wyo. 
Preceded in death by: an infant son, Daniel Cris. 
Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Evansdale, with burial in Garden of Memories, Waterloo. Military rites will be conducted by Evansdale AMVETS Post 31 and Waterloo AMVETS Post 19. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Locke Funeral Home, Waterloo. 
Memorials: may be directed to the family. 

WATERLOO -- Goldie M. Smith, 82, of Ridgeway Place, died Tuesday, April 25, at Parkview Nursing and Rehab Center of natural causes. 
She was born May 2, 1917, in Titanic, Okla., daughter of William and Myrtle Chaffin Krutsinger. She married James "Shorty" Smith on May 4, 1936, in Hudson. He died Aug. 15, 1993. 
Survived by: two daughters, Sonia McCarthy and Sharon Swanson, both of Waterloo; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. 
Preceded in death by: four brothers, Jessie, Roy, Herman and Norman; and two sisters, Barbara and Violet Krutsinger. 
Services: 1:30 p.m. Friday at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Waterloo, with burial in Hudson Cemetery, Hudson. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Locke Funeral Home. 
Memorials: may be directed to the church or Cedar Valley Hospice. 

CHARLES CITY -- David Lee Dana, 60, of Lilburn, Ga., formerly of Charles City, died in Georgia on April 18 of cancer; survivors include his wife, Yvonne; two daughters, Leslie Noonan of Waukee and Julie Dana of Arnold, Miss.; and a sister, Karla Hunt of Waterloo; memorial services were April 20 at National Cremation Society Memorial Center, Lilburn; memorials may be directed to American Cancer Society or to Yvonne Dana, 858 Glasgow, Lilburn, GA 30047; Mr. Dana attended Iowa State University and worked at John Deere Des Moines Works for 33 years; he also was a veteran of the U.S. Army Green Berets. 

GREENE -- Iris I. Dralle, 81, formerly of Greene, died Tuesday, April 25, at Floyd County Memorial Hospital, Charles City, from complications of a stroke; survivors include two sons, Robert of Knoxville and Keith of New Orleans, La.; two daughters, Arlene Fisher of Nashua and Patricia Wagner of Lathrope, Mo.; 17 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and three brothers, Irven Schlief of Donniphan, Mo., Clifford Schlief of Lowry, Minn., and Alder Schlief of Glenwood, Minn.; she was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence, on July 10, 1999; two grandchildren; a brother, Wilford; and two sisters, Irene and Hattie; services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Peter Lutheran Church, Greene, with burial in St. John Lutheran Cemetery, Vilmar; friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Reid's Funeral Chapel, Greene, and for an hour before services Friday at the church; memorials may be directed to Hospice in care of the family; Mrs. Dralle and her husband farmed in north central Iowa for 28 years. 

BLUFFTON -- Dorothy G. Henry, 88, of Bluffton, died Monday, April 24, at Aase Haugen Home, Decorah, of natural causes; survivors include three sons, Earl of Cresco, Duane of Decorah and Jerome of Canton, Minn.; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren; she was preceded in death by her husband, James P., in 1962; an infant son, Eldon; and a sister Pearl Gossman; services were 11 a.m. today at St. Joseph's Worship Center, Cresco, with burial in St. Bridget's Cemetery, Bluffton. 

TRIPOLI -- Orville E. Haase, 82, of Tripoli, died Tuesday, April 25, at Hillcrest Home, Sumner, of natural causes; survivors include his wife, Leona; two daughters, Linda Barth of Waverly and Kathryn Blasberg of Tripoli; four grandchildren; a great-grandson; and a brother, Arnold of Shell Rock; services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Faith United Church of Christ, Tripoli, with burial in the church cemetery; military rites will be conducted by Brandenburg-Krueger Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4013; friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Rettig Funeral Home, Tripoli, and for an hour before services Saturday at the church; memorials may be directed to the church or Butler-Bremer Hospice; Mr. Haase was a U.S. Navy veteran serving aboard the USS Isherwood; he worked as a carpenter for a number of years, then worked with Carver Lumber Co. and Stumme Lumber Co., both in Waverly; later he and his wife worked as custodians for Tripoli City Hall and American Savings Bank, retiring in 1990. 

IOWA FALLS -- Nada Ethel Scott, 93, of Iowa Falls, died Tuesday, April 25, at Heritage Care Center, Iowa Falls, of natural causes; a nephew, Wayne Surls of Alden is a local survivor; she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles; and a brother, Hampton Surls; services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at First United Methodist Church, with burial in Union Cemetery, both in Iowa Falls; friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Surls Funeral Home, Iowa Falls; Mrs. Scott attended Edgewood Sewing School; she and her husband were employed at the Wilbur Funeral Home, Iowa Falls, for many years, and were co-owners of C.G. Scott Funeral Home, Alden, from 1936 to 1968. 

MAYNARD -- Franklin Thompson, 91, of Maynard died Wednesday, April 26, at Oelwein Healthcare Center, Oelwein, after a brief illness; survivors include his wife, Virginia; a brother, Arthur of Maynard; a stepbrother, Merle Meyer of Maynard; and a stepsister, Betty Fury of Detroit, Mich.; services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Paul Lutheran Church, with burial in Long Grove Cemetery, both in Maynard; friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m. Friday at Jamison-Schmitz Funeral Home, Maynard, and for an hour before services Saturday at the church; a memorial fund has been established; Mr. Thompson farmed near Maynard. 

WATERLOO -- Kathryn L. Caster, 88, of 1120 Forest Ave., died today, April 27, at Ravenwood Nursing and Rehab Center of natural causes; services pending with Locke Funeral Home, 233-6138. 

WATERLOO -- Nadine N. Klingaman, 87, of Friendship Village, died there Wednesday, April 26, of natural causes; services pending with Locke Funeral Home, 233-6138. 

CEDAR FALLS -- Violette M. Soles, 94, of Cedar Falls, died today, April 27, at the Lutheran Home of natural causes; services pending with Dahl-Van Hove-Schoof Funeral Home, 266-7525. 

WATERLOO -- Beverly May Hakenewerd, 71, of Waterloo, died Wednesday, April 26, at Allen Hospital of natural causes; services pending with Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home, Waverly, 352-1187. 

FREDERICKSBURG -- Donald Gruenberg, 49, of Fredericksburg, died Wednesday, April 26, at Mercy Medical Center, New Hampton, of natural causes; services pending with Chenoweth & Son Funeral Home, Fredericksburg, (515) 435-4134. 

MITCHELL -- Clarence J. "Bud" Fischer, 70, of Mason City, formerly of Mitchell, died Wednesday, April 26, near Castalia, of natural causes; services pending with Champion Funeral Home, Osage, (515) 732-3706. 

QUASQUETON -- Ramona F. Workman, 69, of rural Quasqueton, died Wednesday, April 26, at Covenant Medical Center, Waterloo, after a long illness; memorial services 2 p.m. Saturday at Reiff Funeral Home, Quasqueton, (319) 334-2501; visitation for an hour before services Saturday at the funeral home. 

WAVERLY -- Raymond M. Toresdahl, 86, of Waverly, died at home Wednesday, April 26, of natural causes; services 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Redeemer Lutheran Church, with burial in Harlington Cemetery, both in Waverly; visitation 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home, Waverly, 352-1187. 

TOLEDO -- Harry R. Anderson, 85, of rural Toledo, died Wednesday, April 26, at Marshalltown Medical and Surgical Center, Marshalltown, after a sudden illness; memorial services 11 a.m. Saturday at First Presbyterian Church, Toledo, with burial at a later date; a gathering will follow the service in the church fellowship hall; a memorial fund has been established. 

NASHUA -- Donald Keith Matthews, 63, of Clinton, Tenn., formerly of Nashua, died at home Thursday, April 20, of cancer; memorial services 10 a.m. Saturday at Messiah Lutheran Church, Charles City; a gathering will follow the service at the church. 


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