Miscellaneous Wapello County, Iowa Obituaries

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Ruth Gerard
CENTERVILLE -- Ruth Gerard, 58, of Centerville died Sept. 7, 1999, at Mercy Medical Center in Centerville.
Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Friday in Haines Cemetery north of Centerville, the Rev. Gerald Campbell officiating. Visitation will be open today at Johnson-Lange Funeral Home, Centerville.

Lyle Howard
PULASKI -- Lyle J. Howard, 84, of Fort Smith, Ark., formerly of Pulaski, died Sept. 4, 1999, at Sparks Regional Medical Center in Fort Smith.
The service will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Wagler Funeral Home in Bloomfield, the Rev. William McDermet III officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery with military rites by Reed Whisler Post #78 of the American Legion in Blooomfield.

Paul Matheney
MILTON -- Paul Evans Matheney, 83, of Milton, formerly of Davis County, died Sept. 8, 1999 at Ottumwa Regional Health Center.
Arrangements pending at Wagler Funeral Home, Bloomfield.

Elizabeth Powell
CANTRIL -- Elizabeth Powell, 83, formerly of Cantril, died Sept. 7, 1999, in Mesa, Ariz.
Arrangements are pending at Pedrick Funeral Home, Keosauqua.

Edna Tressler
OSKALOOSA -- Edna I. Tressler, 92, of 82 N. C St., Oskaloosa, died Sept. 8, 1999, at her home.
The body has been cremated. A private family service will be held at later date. Garland-VanArkel-Langkamp Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mildred Smith
NEW SHARON -- Mildred E. Smith, 89, of Redlands, Calif., died Oct. 5, 1999, at Redlands Community Hospital.
The service will be 3 p.m. Saturday at New Sharon United Methodist Church, the Rev. Kevin Glesener officiating. Burial will be in Friends Cemetery in New Sharon.

Glen Williams
NEW SHARON -- Glen E. Williams, 93, of New Sharon died Oct. 6, 1999, at the New Sharon Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
He was born June 3, 1906, in Mahaska County to Ernest Otho and Adeline Ratcliff Williams. He married Wanda James on Oct. 12, 1929, in Oskaloosa. The service will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Harden Funeral Home in New Sharon, the Revs. Bill Hyndman and David Pinkerton officiating. Burial will be in Friends Cemetery, New Sharon.

Nora Bratschi
EXLINE -- Nora M. Bratschi, 97, of Exline died Oct. 6, 1999, at Mercy Medical Center in Centerville.
She was born Aug. 21, 1902, in Vista, Mo., to Frank and Fannie Hughes Bratschi. The service will be 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Johnson-Lange Funeral Home in Centerville, the Rev. Dan Schantz officiating. The body will be cremated.

Hildreth Sullivan
CHARITON -- Hildreth Amelia Sullivan, 93, of 1214 N. Seventh St. in Chariton died Oct. 6, 1999, at Chariton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
The service will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Chariton, the Rev. Allan Stetz officiating. Burial will be in Chariton Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Hazel Wymore
OTTUMWA -- Hazel Wymore, 82, of Sylvan Woods died at 7:10 a.m. Oct. 7, 1999, at Vista Woods Care Center.
She was born July 3, 1917, in Wapello County to George and Bertha Garr Sleeth. She married Millard C. Wymore on June 4, 1939; he died Sept. 2, 1998. The service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Bladensburg Christian Church, the Rev. Oliver Larkin officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Lawn Cemetery.

Lora Huff
OSKALOOSA -- Lora F. Huff, 86, of Pleasant Park Estates in Oskaloosa died Oct. 7, 1999, at Pleasant Park.
The service will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at Bates Funeral Chapel in Oskaloosa with Phil DeBoef officiating. Burial will be in Friends Cemetery in New Sharon. Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral chapel with family present from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Sunday.

Frances Carroll 
CHARITON - Frances M. Carroll, 91, died Aug. 14, 2000, at the Chariton Nursing and Rehab Center. 

Maurice Curran 
CHARITON - Maurice E. Curran, 88, of Chariton died Aug. 13, 2000, at the Chariton Nursing and Rehab Center. 

Margaret Dhamers 
CENTERVILLE - Margaret Dhamers, 62, of Centerville died Aug. 13, 2000, at Mercy Medical Center in Centerville. 

Rozella Findlay 
EDDYVILLE - Rozella Findlay, 92, of Escondido, Calif., died Aug. 7, 2000, at Palomar Hospital. 

Frank Massa 
CENTERVILLE - Frank Massa, 87, of Centerville died Aug. 13, 2000, at Mercy Hospital in Des Moines. 

Icel Nasalroad 
CENTERVILLE - Icel Nasalroad, 99, of Centerville, formerly of Moravia, died Aug. 13, 2000, at the Golden Age Care Center in Centerville. 

Nicholas Taylor Jr. 
ELDON - Nicholas Aaron Taylor Jr. died shortly after birth on July 23, 2000, at University Hospitals in Iowa City. 

Viola Weber 
SIGOURNEY - Viola Weber, 91, of Sigourney died Aug. 13, 2000, at her home. 

Gerald Harrison 
LOVILIA - Gerald S. Harrison, 75, of Lovilia died Aug. 15, 2000, at his residence. 

Harold Mayer 
OSKALOOSA - Harold A. Mayer, 89, of 183 Highland died Aug. 15, 2000, at the Pleasant Park Estates in Oskaloosa. 

Berneta Nelson 
CHARITON - Berneta M. Nelson, 82, of Des Moines died Aug. 15, 2000, at the Kavanagh House in Des Moines. 

Sarajane White 
OTTUMWA-Sarajane White, 75, of 259 S. Ransom died at 8:05 a.m. Aug. 16, 2000, at Ottumwa Regional Health Center.

Velma Piper 
CENTERVILLE - Velma Mae Piper, 76, formerly of Appanoose County, died March 8, 2001, in McAllen, Texas. 

Doran Hayes 
OTTUMWA - Doran Bradley Hayes, 44, of 910 W. Second St., died May 18, 2001, in his home. 

William Duggan 
FAIRFIELD - William A. Duggan, 76, formerly of Fairfield, died at 8:21 p.m. May 21, 2001, in Iowa Veterans Home, Marshalltown, where he had been a resident since 1985. 

Joseph Haeckel 
OTTUMWA - Joseph Brian Haeckel, D.C., 40, of Gilroy, Calif., died May 17, 2001, in Santa Clara Valley Medical Health & Hospital System Burn Unit, San Jose, Calif. 

Gladys Mendenhall 
OTTUMWA - Gladys Ora Mendenhall, 94, of Ottumwa died at 12:45 a.m. May 21, 2001, in Ottumwa Regional Health Center. 

Willis Warnick 
MYSTIC - Willis V. Warnick, 87, of Mystic died May 22, 2001, in Mercy Medical Center, Centerville. 

Velma Weil 
OTTUMWA - Velma G. Weil, 82, of Good Samaritan Center and formerly of Des Moines, died at 1:55 a.m. May 23, 2001, in Good Samaritan Center. 

L.J. Hansen 
KEOSAUQUA - L.J. "Hans" Hansen of Escondido, Calif., died May 8, 2001, in Palamar Hospital, Escondido. 

June Anderson 
BLOOMFIELD - June R. Anderson, 88, formerly of Bloomfield, died Jan. 16, 2001, in Harrison Hospital, Bremerton, Wash. 

Mary and Donald Bowers 
OTTUMWA - Memorial services for Mary D. Bowers, 78, and Donald E. Bowers, 71, of Wapello and formerly of Davenport, will be at 1 p.m. Sunday, May 27, at Buffalo Community Center, Buffalo, and will be followed by a 2 p.m. potluck dinner. 

Loren and Claire Hanna 
PULASKI - A graveside service will be held at the Pulaski Cemetery for Loren and Claire Hanna at 10 a.m. June 2, 2001. 

Carl M. Johnson 
OTTUMWA - Carl M. Johnson, 86, formerly of 809 Wabash Ave., died at 6:15 p.m. May 23, 2001, in Ridgewood Care Center. Arrangements are pending at Reece Funeral Home. 

Lowell McKenzie 
SIGOURNEY - Lowell Eugene McKenzie, 66, of Cedar Rapids and formerly of the Sigourney area, died May 29, 2001, in Mercy Medical Center, Cedar Rapids. 

Willa Roberts 
BLOOMFIELD - Willa Mildred Roberts, 92, of Bloomfield and former Pulaski resident, died May 28, 2001, in Bloomfield Care Center. 

Carolyn Dickey Sims 
FAIRFIELD - Carolyn Dickey Sims, 57, of Fairfield died May 25, 2001, in University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City. 

Mildred Fischer 
FAIRFIELD - Mildred Fischer, 94, of 404 S. Fourth St., Fairfield, died at 10:25 p.m. May 30, 2001, in Jefferson County Hospital. 

Loren and Claire Hanna 
PULASKI - A graveside service will be held at the Pulaski Cemetery for Loren and Claire Hanna at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 2. 

Deanie Hastings 
ALBIA - Deanie Hastings, 93, of Albia died May 30, 2001, in Monroe County Hospital, Albia. 

Ruth Murphy 
CENTERVILLE - Ruth Murphy, 54, of Centerville died May 30, 2001, in Iowa Methodist Medical Center, Des Moines. 

Edith West 
MOULTON - Edith Mae West, 82, of Moulton died May 31, 2001, in Centerville Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Centerville. 

Felix Alexander 
DOUDS - Felix Benjamin Alexander, 96, of Auburn, Ind., died May 28, 2001, in his home. 

Harve Dodds 
STOCKPORT - Harve Dodds, 86, of Stockport died at 4:20 p.m. May 31, 2001, in Mercy Hospital, Iowa City. Arrangements are pending at Pedrick Funeral Home, Keosauqua. 

William Deaver 
OSKALOOSA - William Robert Deaver, 63, of Rochester, Minn., and formerly of Oskaloosa, died of cancer Aug. 10, 2001 in his home. 

David Horn 
MORAVIA - David LaVerne Horn, 66, of Moravia died Aug. 11, 2001, in Iowa Methodist Medical Center, Des Moines. 

Bruce Martin 
KESWICK - Bruce Taylor Martin, 87, of Keswick died of cancer Aug. 12, 2001, in Keokuk County Health Center, Sigourney. 

Eva Mae Moulton 
MOULTON - Eva Mae Moulton, 80, of Moulton died Aug. 11, 2001, in Mercy Hospital, Des Moines. 

Wilma West 
OTTUMWA - Wilma L. West, 85, formerly of 212 N. Ransom St., Ottumwa, died at 3:10 p.m. Aug. 11, 2001, in Ottumwa Regional Health Center. 

Donald Whicker 
MORAVIA - Donald Whicker, 78, of Moravia died Aug. 11, 2001, in Northeast Regional Medical Center, Kirksville, Mo. 

Luverne Hatcher 
WHAT CHEER - Edward Luverne Hatcher, 76, of What Cheer died Oct. 18, 2001, in Mercy Hospital, Iowa City.

Marvin Boyd 
CHARITON - Marvin Boyd, 67, of Route 2 Chariton died of cardiac arrest Oct. 19, 2001, in Mercy Hospital Medical Center.

John Clark 
CHARITON - John Dale Clark, 36, of 424 S. 14th St., Chariton, died of cancer Oct. 18, 2001, in Iowa Methodist Medical Center.

Wayne Kelsey 
MILTON - Wayne E. Kelsey, 68, of Milton died at 2:30 a.m. Oct. 19, 2001, in the emergency room of Van Buren County Hospital, Keosauqua.

Ava Miller 
OTTUMWA - Ava Nell Miller, 67, of Ottumwa died Oct. 19, 2001, at the Vista Woods Care Center in Ottumwa.

Helen Norman 
OTTUMWA - Helen March Sullivan Norman, 105, died at 6:45 p.m. Oct. 20, 2001, at the Good Samaritan Center in Ottumwa.

Mary Teninty Roby 
AGENCY - Mary Teninty Roby, 88, formerly of 315 Farrington, Agency, died at 4:20 p.m. Oct. 19, 2001, at the Ridgewood Care Center in Ottumwa.

Bondeena Ware 
BLOOMFIELD - Bondeena F. Ware, 82, of Gilman and formerly of Bloomfield, died Oct. 18, 2001, in Grinnell Regional Medical Center, Grinnell.

Fred Benac 
CENTERVILLE - Fred Benac, 88, of Centerville, died Oct. 20, 2001, at Mercy Medical Center in Centerville.

Ruth Benedict 
OTTUMWA - Ruth E. Benedict, 81, 226 N. Graves died at 2:12 a.m. Oct. 21, 2001, at the Ottumwa Regional Health Center.

Mable Forbes 
FAIRFIELD - Mable S. Forbes, 95, of Fairfield died at 6:35 p.m. Oct. 20, 2001, at Nelson Nursing Home in Fairfield.

Dallas Hesseltine 
BRIGHTON - Dallas Hesseltine, 78, of Brighton died at 10:01 a.m. Oct. 19, 2001, at the Jefferson County Hospital in Fairfield.

George Hoven 
EDDYVILLE - George Owen Hoven, 57, of rural Eddyville died Oct. 19, 2001, in Mahaska Hospital, Oskaloosa.

Julia Kinsinger 
BLOOMFIELD - Julia Kinsinger, 108, of Bloomfield died Oct. 20, 2001, at the Davis County Hospital Long Term Care. 

Daisy Moore 
CENTERVILLE - Daisy "Leota" Moore, 85, of Centerville, died Oct., 20, 2001, at the Mercy Medical Center in Centerville.

William Quick 
MARTINSBURG - William A. "Bill" Quick, 75, of Martinsburg, died Oct. 20, 2001 at his home.

Bertha Maxwell 
OTTUMWA - Bertha Matilda Maxwell, 81, of Ottumwa died Oct. 21, 2001, at the Good Samaritan Center in Ottumwa.

Iris McMickle 
OSKALOOSA - Iris Lenore McMickle, 81, of Oskaloosa died at her home Oct. 19, 2001.

Veldon Marrow 
CENTERVILLE - Veldon John Marrow, 94, of Centerville, died Oct. 20, 2001, at Riverside County Medical Center in Moreno Valley, Calif. Funeral services are pending with Schmidt Family Funeral Homes in Centerville.

Steven Francis 
DES MOINES - Steven Robert Francis of Des Moines, died Dec. 8, 2001, at Kavanagh House in Des Moines.

Edna Crafton 
BIRMINGHAM - Edna J. Crafton, 88, of Birmingham, died at noon on Dec. 10, 2001, at the home of her daughter in Waterloo.

Eldon Farris 
CINCINNATI - Eldon Farris, 73, of Cincinnati, died Dec. 11, 2001, at his home.

Willey Felkins 
O'NEILL - Willey E. Felkins, Sr., 51, of 531 E. Clay, O'Neill, Neb., died at 4:12 a.m., Dec. 12, 2001, at Clarkson Hospital in Omaha, Neb.

Mildred "Micki" Weatherby 
OSKALOOSA - Mildred "Micki" Weatherby, 73, of Oskaloosa, died Dec. 10, 2001, at Mahaska Hospital.

Kendall Wheaton 
AGENCY - John Kendall Wheaton, 83, of 53 Audubon Trail, Forsyth, Mo., formerly of Agency, died Dec. 9, 2001, at his home. 

Norma Jeanne Williams 
GIBSON - Norma Jeanne Williams, 76, of Gibson, died Dec. 10, 2001, at the Manor House in Sigourney. 

Kathleen Denny 
SIGOURNEY - Kathleen Denny, 85, of Sigourney, died Dec. 11, 2001, at the Sigourney Care Center.

Jerry McCurdy 
BLAKESBURG - Jerrold R. "Jerry" McCurdy, 76, formerly of Blakesburg, died at 10:45 a.m., Dec. 10, 2001, at the Ottumwa Manor.

Virginia Dinsmore 
OTTUMWA - Virginia Irene Warren Dinsmore, 86, of 64 Bayside Ave., Portsmouth, R.I., and San Antonio, Texas, died Jan. 18, 2002, at Newport Hospital in Newport, R.I.

Fay Paxston 
MORAVIA - Fay H. Paxston, 86, of Moravia died Feb. 1, 2002, at the Mercy Medical Center in Centerville. Graveside services will be held in the spring. Gilbert Nordstrom Funeral Home, Moravia, is in charge of arrangements.

Ronald Bogle 
DRAKESVILLE - Ronald Ray Bogle, 75, of Drakesville died Jan. 30, 2002, at his home.

Gary Dlouhy 
KEOSAUQUA - Gary Dean Dlouhy, 48, of Good Samaritan Center in Keosauqua died at 12:30 p.m. Jan. 31, 2002, at Van Buren County Hospital of complications from multiple sclerosis.

Carl Hamilton 
OSKALOOSA - Carl Hamilton, 74, of Oskaloosa died Jan. 30, 2002, at Mahaska Hospital.

Eva Speer 
AGENCY - Eva Ida Speer, 85, formerly of Agency, died Jan. 31, 2002, at the Good Samaritan Center in Ottumwa.

Marie Stagers 
RICHLAND - Rosella Marie Stagers, 71, of Richland died Feb. 1, 2002, at the McCreedy Home in Washington following a lengthy illness. 

James Whicker 
LOVILIA - James Orman Whicker, 48, of Lovilia died Feb. 1, 2002, at the Monroe County Hospital in Albia. 

John Davidson 
BATAVIA - John I. Davidson, 74, of Batavia, died Feb. 1, 2002, at Jefferson County Hospital in Fairfield.

Robert Fisher, Sr. 
OTTUMWA - Robert M. Fisher Sr., 74, of 202 Marianna died at 7:20 a.m. Feb. 3, 2002, at Ottumwa Regional Health Center.

Richard McCreery 
OTTUMWA - Richard F. "Dick" McCreery, 69, of 700 W. Alta Vista Ave., Ottumwa, and formerly of Oskaloosa, died Feb. 1, 2002, at the Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines.

Emily O'Connor 
FAIRFIELD - Emily E. O'Connor, 78, of 2237 Highway 34 East, Fairfield, died at 11:10 p.m. Feb. 2, 2002.

Viola Besco 
OTTUMWA - Viola A. Besco, 87, of 1002 S. Lillian St. died 3:40 p.m. Feb. 2, 2002, at Ridgewood Care Center.

Irwin Goodsell 
OTTUMWA - Irwin Dean Goodsell, 73, of 1052 S. Lillian died Feb. 3, 2002, at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.

John Williams 
OLLIE - John Williams, 92, of rural Ollie died suddenly at his home the evening of Feb. 1, 2002. 

Mary Cortesio 
CENTERVILLE - Mary Cortesio, 85, of Centerville died Feb. 2, 2002, at Bishop Drumm Care Center in Johnston. Funeral Services are pending with the Schmidt Family Funeral Homes LLC., Centerville.

Myra Lawrence 
OTTUMWA - Myra Jane Lawrence, 76, formerly of 423 N. Green, died Feb. 2, 2002, in Bloomfield Care Center in Bloomfield. She was born Oct. 3, 1925. Arrangements are pending at Robertson-Jay Funeral Home in Ottumwa.

Opal Rupe 
OTTUMWA - Opal P. Rupe, 80, of Ottumwa, died at 3:20 p.m. Feb. 3, 2002, at the Davis Center near Bloomfield. Arrangements are pending at Reece Funeral Home.

Brenda Schweighart 
OTTUMWA - Brenda Kay Schweighart, 40, of 3151 Marsrow Ave., Toledo, Ohio, formerly of Davenport and Ottumwa, died at 8:55 p.m. Feb. 1, 2002, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg, Ohio. Arrangements are pending at Reece Funeral Home.

Maynard Hawk
BRIGHTON -- Maynard R. Hawk, 82, of 2663 159th Blvd. died at 12:15 p.m. May 29, 2002, at Jefferson County Hospital, Fairfield.
He was born June 6, 1919, to Rollie Russell and Laura Radiley Hawk in Jefferson County near Pleasant Plain. He married Esther May Schillerstrom Nov. 29, 1940 in Kirksville, Mo. She died Oct. 19, 2001.
He is survived by a son, David of Maplewood, N.J.; a daughter, Rachel Engwall of Fairfield; three grandsons; four granddaughters; four great-grandchildren; a brother, Keith of Ottumwa; and sisters Ethel Hawk and Viola Diehl of Fairfield.
He also was preceded in death by a son, Darrel Dean, and brothers Kenneth and Willard.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in Raymond Funeral Home, Fairfield, with Pastor Marvin Robeck officiating. Burial will be in the Lower Richwood Cemetery near Germanville.
Visitation will be 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday in the funeral home with the family present.
Memorials have been established to the Lower Richwood Cemetery, First Lutheran Church or to Crossroads Hospice.

James L. Phillips
OSKALOOSA - James L, Phillips, 79, of Medford, Ore., and formerly of Oskaloosa, died Dec. 19, 2002, at Providence Medford Medical Center, Ore.

Charles Baird
OTTUMWA -- Memorial services for Charles Allen Baird, 80, formerly of Ottumwa, who died May 27, 2002, in Casa Grande, Ariz., will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Shrine of Memories Funeral Home with Rev. Phil Griffith officiating. 
Burial of cremains will be in Memorial Lawn Cemetery. Military rites and honors will be conducted by the Walter B. Schafer Post 775 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the O.B. Nelson Post No. 3 American Legion. 

Jerry Bailey
WEST BRANCH -- Jerry Lee Bailey, 58, of rural West Branch died May 31, 2002, following injuries suffered when a tractor he was driving rolled over near his home.

Todd Ferguson
NEW SHARON -- Todd C. Ferguson, 31, of rural New Sharon, died May 31, 2002, near Keswick.

Barbara Meyer
OTTUMWA -- Barbara J. Meyer, 82, of 5176 Skyline Drive, Syracuse, N.Y., formerly of Ottumwa, died May 31, 2002, at her home of cancer.
She was born in Oak Park, Ill. She married Daniel R. Meyer.
She graduated from Wheaton College, Norton, Mass., in 1941. She was a part-time executive assistant for a manufacturing plant for 11 years, retiring in 1985. She volunteered and served as officer of hospital auxiliaries in Ottumwa; Barron, Wis.; and Glen Ellyn, Ill. She was a member of King's Daughters and Sons Promise Circle since 1997.
Surviving are her husband; a daughter, Carol M. Smith of Onondaga Hill; a son, Daniel R. Meyer Jr. of Sturgeon Bay, Wis.; and four grandchildren.
Funeral services will be private.
Edward J. Ryan and Son Inc., 1628 W. Genesee St., Syracuse, N.Y., is in charge of arrangements.

Audrey Meyers
OTTUMWA -- Audrey J. Meyers, 54, of Marietta, Ga., died May 29, 2002.

Mabel Huffman
CENTERVILLE - Mabel Ruth Huffman, 85, of Centerville died June 2, 2002, at Centerville Care and Rehab Center.

Dickie Proctor
OTTUMWA - Dickie D. Proctor, 53, of 13655 60th St., died 2:20 p.m. June 2, 2002, at Ottumwa Regional Health Center.

Ralph Ward
BATAVIA -- Ralph A. Ward, 78, of Orange, Calif., formerly of Batavia, died May 28, 2002, in Orange, Calif.

Mae Watson
OSKALOOSA -- Mae Hanna Watson, 102, of State Center, formerly of Oskaloosa, died May 31, 2002, at the State Center Nursing and Rehab Center. 
She was born Nov. 17, 1899, in Marshalltown to John W. and Edith Bramer Skinner. She married Robert L. Watson Dec. 28, 1927, in Marshalltown. He preceded her in death Jan. 25, 1969.
She was a 1918 graduate of Marshalltown High School and a 1922 graduate of Nurses Training at Abbott Hospital in Oskaloosa. She studied anesthesiology in Chicago, and worked as a nurse in Oskaloosa, Marshalltown, State Center and the Chicago area. She moved to Maywood, Ill. , after her marriage and she worked as a nurse anesthetist. She retired in Oskaloosa in 1968, and in 1998, went to State Center Nursing and Rehab Center. 
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and one brother, Leo Skinner.
Funeral Services will be 2 p.m. today (Monday) at Riverside Chapel at Riverside Cemetery in Marshalltown, with the Rev. Rich King officiating. Interment will follow at Riverside Cemetery. 
Visitation Sunday in Garland-VanArkel-Langkamp Funeral Chapel, Oskaloosa.

Willie Wells
OSKALOOSA -- Willis "Willie" Edwin Wells, 61, of Oskaloosa died June 2, 2002, at Mahaska Hospital, Oskaloosa. 


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