Area Obituaries

MICHAEL MARTIN BAINUM

Michael Martin Bainum, 71, was born on July 20, 1947, in Maryville, Missouri, to Martin and Clorine “Cody” (Mitchell) Bainum, and passed away on September 24, 2018, at his home in Redding, Iowa. He attended Sheridan schools and Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville prior to enlisting in the United States Air Force, serving during…

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ESTHER CATHERINE (DOSER) McALEXANDER

Esther Catherine Doser was born to Emery and Ethel (Bigley) Doser in the family farm home northwest of Kellerton, IA on January 16, 1932. Esther attended the Kellerton Public School graduating in 1950. She continued her education at Northwest Missouri State College in Maryville, MO. She returned home and taught in the Woodland School in…

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Dorothy Maxine (Reynolds) Campbell

      Dorothy was born on July 28, 1926 in Delphos, Iowa to Merle and Gladys  (McCarty) Reynolds and passed away September 15, 2018, in Fremont, NE. She attended Tingley High School and graduated as the Valedictorian of the class of 1944. For her academic achievements Dorothy was awarded a full teaching scholarship. On November 5, 1944…

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GAROLD CANNY

Garold Arthur Canny was born August 31, 1938, in Ottumwa, Iowa, alongside his twin brother Harold, to Arthur and Jean Elizabeth Canny. He grew up in Ottumwa, where he worked as a caddy and played golf during his formative years. He graduated from Ottumwa High School, then went on to Northeast Missouri State University (now…

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ELAINE MILDRED WIESE

Elaine Mildred Wiese, 77, formerly of Ankeny put her trust in the Lord August 29 and due to complications from surgery she went to be with God her Savior and Family. A visitation will be held 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Monday, September 24, at Ankeny Memorial Funeral Chapel (4208 N Ankeny Blvd). A Memorial…

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DORINE JONES

Dorine (Pidcock) Jones was born on April 24, 1924, near Beaconsfield, Iowa, to Ethel E. (Manning) and George L. Pidcock and departed this life on September 1, 2018, at Bickford Assisted Living and Memory Care in Urbandale, Iowa. Dorine enjoyed growing up on the farm with all the family pets and the activities of her…

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GAROLD CANNY

Garold Canny, 80, passed away Saturday, September 8, 2018 at the Trinity Center at Luther Park in Des Moines. Funeral service will be 1:00 p.m. Monday, September 17 at the Armstrong Funeral Home in Mount Ayr. Open viewing is from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Sunday, September 16 with family present from 4:00 p.m. to…

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ALLEN DALE DAVIDSON

Allen Dale Davidson was born on Dec. 23, 1933 to Dale and Laura Davidson.  He had three sisters, Hazel (Everett), Helen (Bill), Margaret (Bill), and one brother, Ralph (Joan). He attended school in Grant City and played football. After graduating he worked for Bunches Stave Mill building Hwy 136. He was fixed up on a…

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DOROTHY PICKERING

On August 17, 1931, Dorothy entered this world and the life of her parents, William “Bill” and Clara Denney Jefferson, completing their family of three sons, Harold, Lawrence and William (Billy Rowe) in Wall Lake, Iowa. When Dorothy was a girl, the family moved to Grant City, Missouri where she graduated Grant City High School…

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MARION HENDERSON

A Christian, a wife, and a mother, a journalist, a traveler all describe Marion Henderson who died Saturday, September 1, 2018 at Heritage House in Atlantic, IA. She was born June 28, 1925 in Elko, NV to Ruth and A. E. Cahlan. A year later the family moved to Las Vegas, NV where her father…

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