Area Obituaries

ROBERTA SUE CAMPBELL

October 21, 2020 | 0 Comments

Roberta Sue (Poush) Campbell was born September 14, 1943 and passed away on October 16, 2020 at Clearview Home. Her daughter, Michelle, was at her bedside, holding her hand and they were enjoying Christmas music in October. She died the way she lived: brave and beautiful. Roberta was born to Marie and Robert Poush while…

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REX LEROY LESAN

October 21, 2020 | 0 Comments

Rex Leroy Lesan died on September 27, 2020, at Cedar Manor Nursing Home in Tipton, IA. Rex was born to Glenn and Mabel Lesan on April 25, 1924 in Mount Ayr, IA. He attended school in Lesanville and Mount Ayr, graduating from Mount Ayr High School in 1941. After graduation, Rex farmed with his father and…

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DARIN GENE HOPKINS

October 21, 2020 | 0 Comments

Darin Gene Hopkins, 51, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 8, 2020 at Mercy Hospice in Johnston. Darin was born January17, 1969 in Mount Ayr, IA to Donald and Kathryn (Crangle) Hopkins. Darin worked at Two Rivers Class and Door for almost 25 years. He had a devout faith and was an active member of…

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DARLENE LOUISE TRIGGS

October 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

Darlene Louise (Zweifel) Triggs was born October 24, 1936 in LuVerne, IA to Fred and Thelma Zweifel. Her parents farmed around LuVerne, Renwich and Hardy, IA. Darlene started school at Vernon Consolidated School. In 1952 her family moved to Goldfield, IA and she graduated from Goldfield High School in 1954. After graduation Darlene moved to…

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CHRISTOPHER EDWARD DEBOARD

October 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

Christopher “Chris” Edward DeBoard was born May 2, 1988 at Greater Regional Hospital in Creston. He was born with an obstruction which didn’t allow his kidneys to develop and had health issues his entire life. He had been on dialysis the last 14 years. He first made his “home” at the Bib Combs place east…

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CLARA VIOLA KILGORE

October 7, 2020 | 0 Comments

Clara Viola Kilgore was born 13 July 1924 to Walter Swen and Maude Charlotte (Lillie) Clay in Leon, IA and died peacefully in her sleep on 28 September 2020 at Clearview Home in Mount Ayr, IA. Clara was the tenth of what eventually became a family of 11 children, growing up in the Leon (Decatur…

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ROBERT RUSSELL GRACE

September 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

Robert Russell Grace was born on December 7, 1957 in Mount Ayr, IA to Lawrence and Lois (Hutchinson) Grace. He lived outside of Bedford until the second grade, when the family moved to Diagonal. Early on, Robert learned the value of work by mowing yards, delivering papers and working for area farmers. These experiences allowed…

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MIRIAM RUTH CLUTTER

September 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

On September 18, 2020, after a brief illness, Miriam Ruth Clutter was welcomed into Heaven. Miriam was born June 4, 1937 in Sheridan, MO, to Ward and Carmen (Barnes) Campbell. The family moved to Corning and then to LeMars where Miriam completed her junior year of high school. The family then moved to Mount Ayr…

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EVELYN M. KILGORE

September 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

Evelyn M. Kilgore, daughter of Neal and Ollie Benson, was born January 13, 1930 on a family farm outside of Diagonal, IA. On November 23, 1946 Evelyn married her sweetheart, Lawrence Kilgore, when he came back from the service. They were married in Troy, KS before moving to North Carolina for a short time. To…

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CHARLES EMERY PICKERING

September 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

Charles Emery Pickering, age 74, passed away Sunday, September 27, 2020 at his home in Mount Ayr, IA surrounded by his family. Charles was born October 1, 1945 at the family home in Worth, MO. He was the son of the late Emery Carol and Ethel Lucille (Holmes) Pickering. Charles attended rural elementary school in…

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LEROY BUCY

September 16, 2020 | 1 Comment

LeRoy Bucy, son of LeRoy and Anna Bucy, was born April 15, 1930 on a farm northeast of Wolbach, NE. He passed away Sunday, September 13, 2020 in Creston, IA at the age of 90 years. He moved with his parents and twin sister, Leona, to a farm south of Benton, IA in March 1940.…

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JUDY MAXINE DOOLITTLE

September 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

Judy Maxine (Reed) Doolittle was born on April 9, 1944 to Oscar Clifford and Loreen Bartrona (Scadden) Reed. She was born in Osceola, IA and was welcomed into the home by sister, Donna Lee. They were later joined by sister, Bonnie Kay, and brother, Clifford Eugene (Gene) Reed. Judy attended many country schools throughout Ringgold…

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