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LAURA ANN TREADAWAY

Laura Ann Treadaway, daughter of Fred & Maria Eva (Medallion) Thorn, was born at Wichita Falls, Texas on August 19, 1969. Laura was raised in South Carolina. She lived in Germany as she was a ‘military child.’ She has lived the last years of her life in Blockton, Iowa. Laura married Bill Knorr and to…

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DAVID M. PERRY

David M. Perry, age 65, Grant City, MO died Friday, January 13, 2023, at Mosaic Medical Center, Albany, MO. David was born December 15, 1957, in Corning, IA. He was the son of Merrill Vernon and Mary Lou (Huelett) Perry. David was united in marriage to Lisa Groom, May 23, 1987, at the Allendale Baptist…

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LOIS ANITA Lacock

Lois Anita Dubbe, daughter of Rev. Herman John Henry Dubbe and Augusta Amelia (Wegner) Dubbe, was born December 1, 1921, in Milford, NE. She passed away on January 1, 2023, at her home near Diagonal, IA, at the age of 101 years. Lois graduated from Fort Dodge High School in 1939 and attended business school…

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EVANGALINE KAY SWALLOW

Evangeline Kay, daughter of Clair Orr and Lillie Lucille (Lucas) Willey, was born November 18, 1937, at Mount Ayr, IA. Kay grew up in Mount Ayr and graduated from Mount Ayr High School in 1956. She furthered her education at Graceland College where she majored in Home Economics. On February 2, 1958, Kay was united…

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BEULAH L. HARTMAN

On June 16, 1924, Beulah L. was born to Frank and Loretta Patterson Parkis in Guthrie County, IA. The family was later joined by a brother, Robert. Moving from that farm to Adair County as a small child, she attended rural school. She graduated from Greenfield High School in 1941. She worked at a dairy…

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LORETTA ANN CORDELL

Loretta Ann (Lantz) Cordell age 84 of Redding, IA, died peacefully on January 9, 2023, after a long bout with COPD. Ann was born January 13, 1938, in Redding, IA, to Vernon William and Lorene Freda Norris Lantz. With the exception of a few years in California during the War, Ann grew up in Redding,…

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TWYLA LYNETTE TAYLOR BRECKENRIDGE

Twyla Lynette Taylor Breckenridge entered the gates of heaven on December 27, 2022. Twyla was born October 14, 1947, to Wayne and Rowena (Eighme) Taylor of Diagonal, IA. Twyla graduated from Diagonal High School. She was active in many musical activities and was the drum majorette for the marching band. Twyla was a talented musician…

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PATRICIA CERENA BARNES

Patricia Cerena (Fleming) Barnes was born August 1, 1923, at home near Diagonal to parents, George and Mary Fleming. Patti’s siblings were Ray, Rex, Beatrice and Beverly. Patricia, at age 14 months, was awarded 1st place and a gold medal in a Baby Health Contest at the 1924 Iowa State Fair. Her sisters also received…

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KATHLEEN KAY HUFF GARNER

Kathleen (Kathy) Kay Huff Garner was born October 25, 1956, in Mount Ayr, IA to Don and Connie Huff. Kathy grew up in the Ellston and Mount Ayr area, graduating from Mount Ayr High School. Kathy worked at the cap factory, Mount Ayr Products, Hormel and most recently at Walmart as a Department Lead. She…

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HELEN SHELDEN

Helen Shelden of Marion, IA went to be with her Lord on Sunday, December 18, 2022, at the age of 87 surrounded by her loving family. Visitation will take place from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, December 28, 2022, at Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service in Marion, IA. Funeral service will follow…

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