Area Obituaries

MARILYN MARJORIE SHAY

June 16, 2021 | 0 Comments

Marilyn Marjorie Shay went to be with the Lord on May 22, 2021. Marilyn was born July 1, 1927 in Maloy, IA, the second of five children, to John C. and Winifred (Hubbard) Shay. She attended Maloy High School, graduating in 1943 with her sister, Catherine. There were nine graduates that year. After graduation she…

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MARGARET ANN BICKERS

June 16, 2021 | 0 Comments

Margaret Ann (Crowson) Bickers was born on March 12, 1950, the first-born twin to Ruby (Rogers) and Crandler Crowson in Louisville, MS. Her mother made sure she and her siblings, Tommy Joe, Crandler (JR), Mary and Carey were taught the importance of faith, family and music, as they traveled around the US as a result…

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MARCIA MAE CABEBE

June 16, 2021 | 0 Comments

Marcia Mae (Nolan) Cabebe, 77, of Morgan Hill passed away on February 9, 2021. She peacefully left this earth holding hands with her daughters. Marcia was born in Redding, IA to John and Cora (Smith) Nolan. She was greeted by her big sister, Margaret Anne, who would be her best friend. Marcia graduated from Mount…

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ALLYN LEE JARRED

June 9, 2021 | 0 Comments

Allyn Lee Jarred, son of Wayne Arthur and Clara Dale (Motsinger) Jarred, was born at home, north of Delphos, IA, on March 23, 1936. Allyn’s dad did construction work, so the family traveled with his work. They would eventually settle in Mount Ayr. Allyn attended school in Benton, Diagonal and Mount Ayr, graduating from Mount…

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TERESA LYNN CLYMER CHAFA

June 9, 2021 | 0 Comments

Teresa Lynn Clymer, daughter of Arvid “Bo” and Judy (Townsend) Clymer, was born May 5, 1970, at Maquoketa, IA. The Clymer family made Tingley their home and Terri attended and graduated from Mount Ayr High School with the class of 1988. Terri was a loving mother to Wesley and Skylar. Her boys were the center…

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RUBY PAULINE GROSE

June 2, 2021 | 0 Comments

Ruby Pauline (Vanderpool) Grose, 87, left her family Sunday, March 7, 2021. Ruby was a strong sassy lady who lived her life, her way. Everyone who met her loved her. She was always there to comfort you with a tight hug and was never afraid to line you out with one of her “looks” and…

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BROOKLYNN DAWN EGGERS

June 2, 2021 | 0 Comments

Brooklynn Dawn Eggers, daughter of Kenneth Leroy Stewart and Crystal Lynn (Eggers) Eakes was born July 28, 2006 in Des Moines, IA and passed from this life, tragically on Thursday, May 27, 2021 at the scene of an accident near Murray, IA at young age of 14 years. Brooklynn grew up in Murray, IA and…

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MARIE JEAN BURMEISTER

May 19, 2021 | 0 Comments

Marie Jean Burmeister was born March 25, 1946 in Creston, IA to her parents Marion and Ruth Euritt of Mount Ayr where Marie grew up and ultimately spent most of her life. Marie attended school and graduated from Mount Ayr along with her close friends, Camille, Marie, Joen, Martha and Suzie, along with her sister,…

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JEFFREY WADE COLLIER

May 19, 2021 | 0 Comments

Jeffrey Wade Collier, son of Wayne and Alberta (Ruckman) Collier, was born September 16, 1963 in Mount Ayr, IA. Jeff grew up and attended school in Mount Ayr. Jeff served his country for eight years in the U.S. Army. He was stationed in Germany. After his discharge, Jeff worked several years as an electrician. He…

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ROLAND ALVIN BUCK

May 19, 2021 | 0 Comments

Roland Alvin Buck was born February 20, 1928, in Mount Ayr, IA to Dorothy (Stafford) and Raymond R. Buck. He graduated from Mount Ayr High School in 1945. Roland was united in marriage to Mildred Greene. To this union five children were born, Robert, Melody, Marjorie, Ann and Mary Lee. They made their home in…

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RICHARD TODD LILIENTHAL

May 5, 2021 | 0 Comments

Richard Todd Lilienthal, son of Richard Gene and Nora Ann (Moore) Lilienthal, was born February 23, 1962 in Bloomington, IL. Todd passed away at his home on April 30, 2021. Survived by an Incredible and Beautiful family is Todd’s Amazing wife, Carme Zsan Lilienthal, and their children; Mitch (Alex) Lilienthal, Chance (Wendy) Greenman, Chris (Megan)…

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LEO ELBERT BANNER

April 21, 2021 | 0 Comments

Leo Elbert Banner of Des Moines, IA passed away April 13, 2021. He was born October 16, 1938 in Union County, IA to Vurl Banner and Marie Twombley Banner. Leo is survived by his wife Sara Joan and children and grandchildren: Leigh Ann Arthur (Ed), Sarah, Thomas, Mary and Rachel; James Banner, Breanna and Alana;…

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