Independence Bulletin-Journal Obituaries

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August 30, 2017

Donald G. "Spud" Sherrets

Donald G. "Spud" Sherrets

INDEPENDENCE – Donald G. "Spud" Sherrets, 86 years old, of Independence, died on Monday, August 21, at Lexington Estate in Independence. He was born on April 16, 1931, in Independence, the son of Ray Isaac and Esther (Arnold) Sherrets. He attended school in Independence. He...

Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from Aug. 24 to Aug. 30, 2017.

August 26, 2017

Erin Elizabeth Wessels

Erin Elizabeth Wessels

INDEPENDENCE – Erin Elizabeth Wessels, 26 years old, of Independence, passed away on Monday, August 21, 2017, in Independence after fighting a courageous battle with cancer. Erin was born on Sept. 16, 1990, in Cedar Rapids, the daughter of James and Diane (Grover) Wessels. She...

Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from Aug. 22 to Aug. 26, 2017.

August 19, 2017

Donald Roger Finley

Donald Roger Finley

INDEPENDENCE – Donald Roger Finley, 79 years old, of Independence, died on Saturday, August 12, 2017, at Lexington Estate, in Independence of Advanced Alzheimer's Disease. He was born on March 13, 1938, on the family farm north of Brandon, the son of Raymond Newton and Evelyn...

Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from Aug. 14 to Aug. 19, 2017.

Donald John Gudenkauf

Donald John Gudenkauf

WINTHROP – Don Gudenkauf, 57, of Winthrop, entered into his eternal rest on Tuesday, July 25, 2017, at University Hospitals in Iowa City. Donald John Gudenkauf was born June 16, 1960, at Independence, the son of Vernon J. and Joan McGraw Gudenkauf. On May 17, 1980, Don was...

Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from Aug. 14 to Aug. 19, 2017.

August 16, 2017

Barbara S. Kirkpatrick

Barbara S. Kirkpatrick

INDEPENDENCE– Barbara S. Kirkpatrick, 63, of Independence, died Wednesday August 9, 2017 at her home in Independence. Barbara was born February 17, 1954 in Waterloo, Iowa, the daughter of Robert K. and Wanda L. (Tucker) Kirkpatrick. She is survived by a brother Roger...

Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from Aug. 9 to Aug. 16, 2017.

August 12, 2017

Teri S. Bagby (Axline)

Teri S. Bagby (Axline)

DUNKERTON – Teri S. Bagby, 62 years old, of Dunkerton, Iowa, died on Saturday, August 5, 2017 in Independence, Iowa. She was born on August 6, 1955, in Independence, the daughter of Bud and Pat (Meggers) Axline. She graduated from high school in Independence with the Class of...

Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from Aug. 8 to Aug. 12, 2017.

Jerry J. Boubin Jr.

Jerry J. Boubin Jr.

INDEPENDENCE– Jerry J Boubin Jr., 56, of Waterloo, died of natural causes on Friday, August 4, 2017 at his home. Jerry was born on April 22, 1961 in Cedar Rapids, the son of Jerry A. and Bonnie K. (Neprash) Boubin. He was a 1979 graduate of the St. John's Catholic School in...

Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from Aug. 8 to Aug. 12, 2017.

Janis J. Corkery (Grafenberg)

Janis J. Corkery (Grafenberg)

INDEPENDENCE – Janis J. (Grafenberg) Corkery, 80, of Robins, Iowa, formally of Independence, died Saturday, August 5, 2017 at Emery Place Living & Memory Care Center in Robins. Janis was born on April 24, 1937 in West Union, the daughter of Felix J. and Virginia "Vergie" E....

Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from Aug. 7 to Aug. 12, 2017.

Harry E. Van Horn

Harry E. Van Horn

INDEPENDENCE – Harry E. Van Horn, 84 years old, of Whitehall, Wis., formerly of Independence, Iowa, died on Thursday, August 3, 2017, at Tri-County Hospital in Whitehall. He was born in Des Moines, on Dec. 23, 1932, the son of Harry Eldon and Julia Blanche (Fosse) Van Horn. He...

Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from Aug. 7 to Aug. 12, 2017.

August 5, 2017

Jacqueline Marie "Jackie" Scott (Link)

Jacqueline Marie "Jackie" Scott (Link)

HIAWATHA – Jackie (Link) Scott, 53, of Hiawatha, and formerly of Oelwein passed away on Friday morning, July 28, at Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids after a long battle with cancer. A Memorial Mass will be held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, August 2, at Sacred Heart Catholic...

August 2, 2017

Marlene Kay Penfold (Dlouhy)

Marlene Kay Penfold (Dlouhy)

CLEAR LAKE – Marlene Kay (Dlouhy) Penfold, age 67, of Clear Lake, formerly of Osage, passed away Wednesday, July 26, 2017, at Hospice of North Iowa in Mason City. Celebration of Life Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 30, 2017, at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in...

July 29, 2017

Doris E. Butters (Dallenbach)

Doris E. Butters (Dallenbach)

INDEPENDENCE – Doris E. Butters, 88, of Independence, died Tuesday evening, July 25, at the Cedar Valley Hospice Home in Waterloo. Doris was born on April 10, 1929 in Palmer, the daughter of David and Gladys (Barnes) Dallenbach. On April 15, 1948, she married Garland Trower....

Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from Jul. 26 to Jul. 29, 2017.

Art T. Jacobsen

Art T. Jacobsen

INDEPENDENCE – Arthur T. Jacobsen, Jr., 72, of Independence and formerly of Oelwein, died Friday morning, July 21, 2017 at his home. Funeral Services wil be held 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 25, at the Jamison-Schmitz Funeral Home, 221 North Frederick Avenue, Oelwein. Visitation...

July 26, 2017

Harry Lee Backer

Harry Lee Backer

INDEPENDENCE – Harry L. Backer, 55, of Independence died Monday, July 17, 2017, in Garden City, Kansas. Funeral services are pending at the Reiff Funeral Home & Crematory, Independence. Memorials may be directed to the Harry L. Backer Memorial Fund, %Veridian Credit Union,...

Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from Jul. 20 to Jul. 26, 2017.

Dawn E. Rouse (Johnson)

Dawn E. Rouse (Johnson)

INDEPENDENCE – Dawn E. Rouse, 50, of Independence, died Monday, July 17, 2017, at her home in rural Independence, following a long illness. Dawn was born on March 3, 1967, in Waterloo, the daughter of Darwin D. and Mary J. (Sherren) Johnson. She was a graduate of Independence...

Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from Jul. 18 to Jul. 26, 2017.

July 22, 2017

Bernadine May Hoffman (Clue)

Bernadine May Hoffman (Clue)

INDEPENDENCE – Bernadine May Hoffman waved goodbye to her family and friends on Friday, July 14, 2017. She had spent over 93 years on this earth giving love, friendship, caring, help to those who needed it, and a welcoming smile to all. She was a vibrant lady who had a passion...

Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from Jul. 17 to Jul. 22, 2017.

July 15, 2017

YuVonne Jane Buckman (Tempus)

YuVonne Jane Buckman (Tempus)

HAZLETON – YuVonne J. Buckman, 90, of Hazleton, Iowa, died Saturday morning, June 24, 2017 at Unity Point – St. Luke's Hospital in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Funeral Services were held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 28, at the Floral Hills Funeral Home, rural Oelwein, with Pastor Duane...

Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from Jul. 10 to Jul. 15, 2017.

July 12, 2017

Alvera Geraldine "Vera" Helle

Alvera Geraldine "Vera" Helle

WINTHROP – Alvera "Vera" Geraldine Helle was born February 18, 1927 at Earlville, Iowa, the daughter of Charles and Frances Kramer Philipp. Vera was united in marriage to LaVerne Helle on August 27, 1946, at Earlville. To this union three children were born: Richard, Terry,...

Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from Jul. 5 to Jul. 12, 2017.

Kenneth C. "Kenner" Lynch

Kenneth C. "Kenner" Lynch

INDEPENDENCE – Kenneth C. "Kenner" Lynch, 66, of Independence, died Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at the ABCM Rehabilitation Center's West Campus in Independence. Kenner was born on December 11, 1951 in Bay City, Mich., the son of Charles H. and Elaine M. (Pierson) Lynch. He was a...

Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from Jul. 7 to Jul. 12, 2017.

July 8, 2017

Evelyn M. VanLaningham Ohrt (Kuper)

Evelyn M. VanLaningham Ohrt (Kuper)

INDEPENDENCE – Evelyn M. VanLaningham Ohrt, 89 years old, of Independence, Iowa, died on Saturday, July 1, 2017, at ABCM Rehab. Center of Independence – West Campus. She was born on November 20, 1927, in Stanley, Iowa, the daughter of George Herman and Ethel Mae (Eschen)...

Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from Jul. 3 to Jul. 8, 2017.

July 5, 2017

Lester J. McGlaughlin

Lester J. McGlaughlin

INDEPENDENCE – Lester J. McGlaughlin, 74, of Independence, Iowa died Tuesday evening, June 27, 2017 at the Hospice House of Mercy, Hiawatha, Iowa. Lester was born on December 14, 1943 in Cheyenne, Wyo., the son of Lester E. and Ruby E. (Fox) McGlaughlin. He moved with his...

Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from Jun. 29 to Jul. 5, 2017.

William J. Zimpher

William J. Zimpher

INDEPENDENCE – William J. Zimpher, 75, of Independence, Iowa died Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at the ABCM Rehabilitation Center's West Campus in Independence. William was born on March 24, 1942 in Independence, the son of Bert and Alta N. (Beck) Zimpher. Funeral services will be...

Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from Jun. 29 to Jul. 5, 2017.
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