GARY ALLEN SCHWAB

Gary Allen Schwab, age 80, of Lamoni, Iowa, son of the late Harold F. Schwab and Doris Freda (Chase) Schwab, was born on July 12, 1937 in Exira, Iowa. He passed away at Lamoni Specialty Care in Lamoni, Iowa on Monday, November 13, 2017. Gary graduated from Exira High School in 1955. He attended Iowa…

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DOYLE DEAN SAVILLE

Doyle Dean Saville left us for his heavenly home on on November 14, 2017 at the age of 78. Surrounded by his loved ones, he peacefully passed at the Ringgold County Hospital. Doyle was born to the late Ansel and Ila (Sutherland) Saville on Christmas Eve in 1938 at his home, on the farm, in…

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MARTHA ANN WAUGH RICKER

Martha Ann Waugh was born February 28th of the year 1962 in Des Moines, Iowa to parents Denzil and Socorro Waugh. She joined her parents and big brother, Eugene Waugh, at the family’s country home in Redding, Iowa. Martha spent her early childhood like most Midwestern children do: running around the family farm and surrounding…

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Holiday plans taking shape

With the passage of Thanksgiving, the attention of Ringgold County turns to the Christmas holiday, and several events have already been announced in celebration of the season. For more on this story, sign in to the e-edition.

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MACS enrollment down

Certified enrollment numbers for the Mount Ayr Community Schools were announced at the November 13 meeting of the district board of directors. For more on this sign in to the e-edition.

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Turkey trot turns five

For five years now families of walkers and runners both young and old alike have gathered at  Mabel Rice McCullough Park on the morning of Thanksgiving Day to participate in the annual Turkey Trot, which has become a holiday tradition in Mount Ayr. For more on this story sign in to the e-edition.

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DARLENE WEEDA

Darlene Weeda, 86, of Afton, died November 11, 2017. Open visitation will be from 2 to 7 p.m. Wednesday November 15, 2017 with family receiving friends from 5-7:00 p.m., and concluding time of prayer and sharing at 7 p.m. Wednesday November 15, 2017 at the Powers Funeral Home, 612 N. Dodge in Afton. Private burial…

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ESTA TYLA DEEMER

Esta Twyla Deemer, daughter of Clarence and Marie (Price) Walter, was born November 17, 1917 in Mount Ayr, IA. Here Esta grew up and graduated from Mount Ayr High School. On December 11, 1942 Esta was united in marriage to Harold J Deemer in Grant City, MO. Harold and Esta were married nearly 70 years…

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LILA GREENE

Lila was born September 8, 1935 at home in Tingley, IA to her loving parents Glenn and Opal Waddell Keller. She graduated from Shannon City High School and attended Creston Community Junior College in Creston, IA. Lila married Jack Morris Greene on June 6, 1954. She worked for the Department of Human Services as a…

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