Area Obituaries

CRAIG WILLIAM BAKER

Craig William Baker, son of Carroll and Leann (Porter) Baker, was born May 15,1955, in Creston, Iowa. Craig grew up in Taylor County and graduated from Clearfield High School in 1973. On March 28, 1976, Craig was united in marriage to Markeeta Jeanne Beggs and to this union three children were born: Matthew Craig, Marcy…

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MAX EDWARD GREENLAND

Max Edward Greenland, eldest child of Harland Gerald and Martha Frances (Moore) Greenland, was born February 6, 1929, in Des Moines, Iowa and passed away at age 89, at his son’s home in Ellston, Iowa on November 27, 2018. Max grew up in the Beaconsfield and Grand River areas and graduated from Grand River High…

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AMANDA AUEN

Amanda Auen, age 30, of Carroll, passed away on Sunday, December 2, 2018, at St. Anthony Regional Hospital in Carroll. Open visitation will be 12-8 p.m. Friday, December 7 with family present from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Armstrong Funeral Home in Mount Ayr. A memorial service will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, December…

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NORMAN DEAN GREENLAND

Norman Dean Greenland, age 88, of Grand River, Iowa, the son of Harland Gerald and Martha Frances (Moore) Greenland, was born March 26, 1930, in Decatur County, Iowa. He died at his home on Thanksgiving Day, November 22, 2018. Dean grew up mostly in the Grand River, Iowa area. Following graduation from Grand River High…

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LOIS LAVERE LOUKAITIS

Lois Lavere Loukaitis, was the daughter born to John and Julia Scheeler Loukaitis October 27, 1933 in Exira, Iowa. She was sister to two brothers, Darold and Dale. She grew up in the St. John’s Lutheran church, her faith always being important to her. Lois attended school in Adair, graduating with the class of 1951.…

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JAMES LEE HULLINGER

James Lee Hullinger was born June 13, 1934 to Carl and Ressa (Lovely) Hullinger at their home in Ellston, IA. He was welcomed by Carl Jr, Donald, Betty, and Harold then joined later by Danny and Jane. The family moved to Clarinda, IA when Jim was in the ninth grade where he graduated with the…

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CHERI LEA LYDDON

Cheri Lea Lyddon was born February 17, 1960 to Daryl S. and Helen I. (Bruner) Lyddon in Corning, Iowa. Cheri spent the first few years of her life on the family farm west of Clearfield with her parents and three older siblings. Named her “Special Child” by her mother, Cheri’s sweet and loving personality made…

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THELMA IRENE HOGUE

Thelma Irene Hogue was born March 19, 1924 in Sargent, Nebraska to Sylvia (Brown) Kennedy and Reed Kennedy. On February 18, 1942 she was united in marriage with Lyle Harvey Hogue. To this union were born three sons: Lyle Evan, Larry Gene and Lee Curtis. For many years, Lyle worked construction and drove a truck…

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ANNE HOLLAND

Anne Louise O’Neal Holland died peacefully in her sleep November 4, 2018. She was born in Afton, IA on June 28, 1935 to Leonard and Ruby O’Neal. A loving wife, mother, aunt, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Anne is preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, John Holland, her son, John Gregory, her parents, Leonard…

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CARROLL EUGENE OLNEY

Carroll (Bud) Eugene Olney was born at home to Carl Eugene and Vane Lillian Olney in Redding, IA on December 20, 1935. He went home to be with the Lord on November 3, 2018 at Clearview Nursing Home in Mount Ayr, IA under Hospice care with his family by his side. He was born at…

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