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Judith Ann Pfranger

Judith Ann Pfranger, San Angelo, Texas passed away on November 29, 2021, at the San Angelo Shannon Medical Center, San Angelo, Texas.Judith was born November 18, 1940, in Vinton, Iowa. She was married to Robert Geiger in 1956 in Garrison Iowa. Robert passed away in 1986. She was married to Delavan Pfranger in Urbana Iowa in 1989. According to her wishes there will be no services.

Marlene Janette Scadden

Marlene Janette Scadden, 76, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, passed away on Friday, Nov. 26, 2021, at Hiawatha Care Center in Hiawatha, Iowa. The family will greet friends and family from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 30, at Marion Methodist Church located at 5050 REC Dr., Marion, Iowa. Graveside services will be held at a later date at Memory Gardens Cemetery located at 2600 Muscatine Ave.
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Mary J. Schwab

Mary J. Schwab, 75, of Belle Plaine, IA passed away Wednesday, November 24, 2021 at Belle Plaine Specialty Care, Belle Plaine, Iowa.Memorial service is 10:00 a.m. Saturday, December 4, 2021 at Hrabak-Neuhaus Funeral Service, Belle Plaine, IAVisitation is 4-7 p.m. Friday, at the funeral home. Burial will take place at Koszta Cemetery, Koszta, IA. Memorials may be made to the family, Online condolences can be sent to the family at www.

Wendy Lee Gallardo

Wendy Lee Gallardo, 56 of Elberon, IA passed away November 27, 2021, at her home.Wendy was born September 28, 1965, to Brenton and Lois (Coover) Stull in Marengo, IA. She attended Belle Plaine and Benton Community Schools. She worked as a cook for Keystone Care Center for nearly 20 years. In November 1995, Wendy married Francisco Gallardo at First Assembly of God in Dysart, IA.

Joan E. Garbers

Joan E. Garbers, 80, passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 25, 2021 at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.Funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM, on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 at St. John Lutheran Church in Newhall with Rev. Jeffrey Schanbacher and Rev. Steven Rempfer officiating.  Interment will be at the Keystone Cemetery.
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Lucas Jay Farmer

Lucas Jay Farmer, 18, passed away Thursday, November 25, 2021.Visitation will be held from 4:00 until 7:00 PM, Wednesday, at the Phillips Funeral Home Chapel (212 E. 6th Street) in Vinton.  At 7:00 PM, a celebration of his life will be held.  In Lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family at 1502 Washington Dr. Vinton, IA 52349Lucas was born on October 7, 2003, to Chris Johnson and Candace Mineck in Cedar Rapids.

Marc Christopher Smalley

Marc Christopher Smalley, 54 years old, died while visiting Tyson's Corner Virginia on November 7th, 2021. Marc was born on April 1, 1967 to Vicki Lynn Turner, and at the age of 2 he was adopted by Roger and Ima Jean Smalley, who divorced when he was young.Marc spent his grade school years in the Vinton school system, then moved to Wyoming Iowa, where he continued his education.

Edna Mae (Covington) Eldridge

Edna Mae (Covington) Eldridge passed away peacefully on November 22, 2021 at the Vinton Lutheran Home in Vinton, Iowa. Edna will be buried alongside her loving husband, Richard “Dick” William Eldridge, at Bear Creek Cemetery, rural Vinton. Richard preceded Edna in death, dying on November 1, 2020. Their love story is now complete as he welcomed her to their heavenly home.

Darrin Joseph Upah

Darrin Joseph Upah, 49, of Ottumwa, formerly of Belle Plaine, IA gained his angel wings, November 17, 2021.Darrin was born May 19, 1972 to Russell and Maxine (Kacer) Upah in Cedar Rapids, IA. He graduated from Belle Plaine High School in 1990. Continuing his education at Kirkwood Community College in CAD and obtaining an AA degree in Computer Science.

Patricia Darlene Eash Hagen

Patricia Darlene Eash Hagen, 85, of Waverly, Iowa, died on November 15, 2021. Patricia was born September 21, 1936 in Wellman, Iowa, to Doris Patricia (Foreman) Eash and Stanley Monroe Eash. She grew up on the family farm near Wellman graduating from Wellman Public High School in 1954. She attended the University of Iowa with a double major in voice and piano, graduating with a Bachelor of Music degree, and also attended Drake University where she completed an elementary and junior high classroom teaching degree.
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