Area Obituaries

WILLIS DAIN ALLEN
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Willis Dain Allen, (Turk), 84, died Monday March 23, 2020 at Mount Ayr Health Care Center, Mount Ayr IA. Born July 27,1935 and raised in rural Diagonal, Turk was the son of Cecil and Lois (Baker) Allen and a lifelong resident of Ringgold County where he did not know a stranger. On August 6, 1960…

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ALAN SCHLONER
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Alan Schloner, 69, of Mount Ayr, died Thursday, March 26, 2020 at the Howard Memorial Hospital in Nashville, AR.  As a gift from his family, Alan, his son, Jacob, and grandson, Joseph, had been returning from a bucket list trip to see the ocean. While visiting the Gulf of Mexico in Louisiana Alan was able…

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JAMES J. FEEBACK
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Per his request there will be no services for James J. Feeback. He died on March 22, 2020. Jim was born on June 27, 1934 on a farm near Shannon City, IA to W.C. “Clyde” Feeback and Orpha Estella (Kelly) Feeback. He was one of seven children. He married Jane Lee Dukes on July 5,…

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BETTY LU RULLESTAD
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Betty Lu Rullestad was born December 22, 1927 near Fonda, IA. She was the third child, first daughter, born to Melvin and Fern (Thompson) Abbott. Betty grew up in Ames, IA and she graduated from Ames High School. She furthered her education at the Iowa State Teachers College in Cedar Falls, IA. On August 11,…

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JACKIE DEAN GOODALE
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Jackie Dean (Jack) Goodale was born June 6, 1945 in Clearfield, IA to Charles and Phyllis (Morey) Goodale. Jack passed away on March 17, 2020 at the Clearview Nursing Home in Mount Ayr, IA. Jack attended Clearfield and Maloy schools, which he later graduated from Mount Ayr Community School in 1964. He was active in…

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PATTIE JEAN FOLTZ
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Pattie Jean (Culver) Foltz was born August 26, 1937 to Della (Jennings) Culver and Evan Grant Culver. Pattie was welcomed home by her four siblings Richard, Clarence and twins Mae and David. She spent all of her life in Ringgold County, with the exception of 22 months spent in Omaha, NE during the early days…

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KENNETH GLEN JENNETT
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Kenneth Glen Jennett, oldest son of Glenn and Esther (Bahr) Jennett, was born July 30, 1935 in Muscatine, IA. Ken attended school in Muscatine and graduated from Muscatine High school in 1953. After graduation, he attended Muscatine Junior College for one year. Ken transferred to Iowa State University for the next five years of study…

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JESSIE M. MOHR
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Jessie M. Mohr, 90, of Gowrie, passed away on Friday, March 13, 2020 at the Greene County Medical Center Long Term Care in Jefferson. Funeral services was held on Tuesday, March 17 at 10:30 a.m. at United Methodist Church in Gowrie with Rev. Susan Rohden officiating. Burial was at Gowrie Township Cemetery. Visitation was on…

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CARROLL JACK MANNING
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Carroll Jack Manning, son of Cairo and Esther (McCleary) Manning, was born September 24, 1930 on the Beaconsfield family farm. He was welcomed home by11-year-old brother, William Jean. He grew up on the farm helping his dad and older brother with raising cattle and hogs, milking cows and attending school in Beaconsfield, (walking to school…

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RICHARD RAY GRACE
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Richard Ray Grace died March 6, 2020 at his home in Diagonal from a massive heart attack at age 55. Richard was born April 4, 1964 in Creston, IA. He spent his childhood living in Malvern, then moving to Lenox, IA, where he lived with his grandparents, Alice and Ray Long. Later, working for Perdew…

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STANLEY JOHN MINNICK
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Stanley John Minnick, 62, Pattonsburg, MO (formerly of Kellerton, IA and Grant City, MO) passed away Tuesday, March 3, 2020 near Tarkio, MO. He was born on October 27, 1957 in Delphos, IA the son of Lawrence and Clarice (Stephens) Minnick. On November 4, 1984, he married Diana Miller in Kellerton, IA. She survives of…

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GLENN EDWIN JOHNSON
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Glenn Edwin Johnson, 85, passed away on March 3, 2020 in Camdenton, MO. He was born on August 23, 1934 in Ringgold County, IA to Wayne and Bessie (Stanley) Johnson. He spent his younger years south of Mount Ayr, IA and graduated from Mount Ayr High School. Glenn served in the U.S. Army from 1955…

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