Mary Ann (Vagts) Roop

Mary Ann (Vagts) Roop, age 98, St. Cloud, formally of Le Sueur, Minnesota, passed away peacefully with her daughters at her side on the afternoon of January 16, 2023, at Quiet Oaks Hospice House, St. Cloud.Memorial services for Mary will be held on Monday, February 6, 2023 beginning at 11:00 A.M. followed by a light lunch at the Daniel Funeral Home, St.

Linda Charlene Mahr

Linda Charlene Mahr, 78, of Shellsburg, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023, at Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids. Celebration of Life services will be at a later date. Brosh Chapel and The Avacentre is caring for Linda and her arrangements.Linda was born April 28, 1944, and later adopted by Harry and Annette Derr, where she gained two amazing brothers.

Mildred Maxine Burris

Mildred Maxine Burris, 97, of Vinton, died January 19, 2023 at the Vinton Lutheran Home. A visitation will be held at 10 a.m. with a Celebration of Life service at 11 a.m. Saturday, January 28, 2023 at the First Christian Church, Vinton, with Pastor Richard Jumper officiating. Inurnment will be at 2:30 pm in Westview Cemetery, La Porte City. Van Steenhuyse-Teahen Funeral Home is caring for Mildred and her family.

Bonnie Brecht

Bonnie Mae Brecht, 75, of Norway, IA passed away Monday, January 16, 2023 at Colonial Manor Care Center, Amana, following a short illness.Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, January 24, 2023 at St. Michaels Catholic Church, Norway with Father Craig Steimel officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be at St.

Janice Marie Novak

Janice Marie NovakBeaverton, Ore.Every once in a while, God decides to send down one of his own to make earth a little nicer. On Christmas 2022 while in her sleep, he took back Jan Novak, one of his earth angels.Jan was born Janice Marie George to Darrell and Virginia George on Oct. 30, 1946, in Shenandoah, Iowa. Her parents moved to Shellsburg, Iowa, and Jan graduated from Shellsburg High School in 1964.

Newton Charles Waggoner

Newton Charles Waggoner, of Dysart, passed away peacefully at his home on January 17, 2023. Newt was born December 16, 1928, in Urbana Township, Illinois, the son of James and Elsie (Fitch) Waggoner. He served in the Air Force from 1945 through 1949. Newt married his sweetheart, Nellie Kirby, in August 1949. They raised seven sons and a daughter and made their home, for the most part, in Rockford, Illinois area.

Earlene (Knapp) Stueck

 Earlene (Knapp) Stueck, age 82, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 19, 2023 at the Keystone Nursing Care Center.Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am, Tuesday, January 24, 2023, at St. Stephens Lutheran Church in Atkins with Rev. Douglas Woltemath officiating.  Interment will be held at St. Stephens Cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 9:00 AM until service time Tuesday, at the church in Atkins.

Lonnie P. Ollendieck

Lonnie P. Ollendieck, 55, of LaPorte City, died Wednesday, January 18, 2023, at his home surrounded by family after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born March 9, 1967, in Waterloo, son of Kenneth J. and Dalene R. (Reinhart) Ollendieck. Lonnie graduated from Dysart-Geneseo High School in 1985. Then he attended Hawkeye Community College, studying Farm Business Management.

Vincent “Mike” Pettinger

Vincent “Mike” Pettinger, 91, passed away December 29, 2022 at his home in West Branch. A funeral Mass will be held at St. Bernadette’s Catholic Church in West Branch on January 21 at 11:00 AM with a lunch following in the church basement.Mike was born September 25, 1931, in Cumberland, Iowa, the son of Gene and Helen Pettinger. He attended elementary school in a one-room schoolhouse, Union 7, and graduated from Cumberland High School in 1949.

Rosemary “Rosie” (Rodenhofer) Mangold

Rosemary “Rosie” (Rodenhofer) Mangold, age 82, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 15, 2023 at Belle Plaine Specialty Care.Rosie was born on August 19, 1940, in Tuscaloosa, AL the daughter of Ernest and Mary Ida (Godfrey) Rodenhofer.  In 1973, she was united in marriage to Leo C. Mangold at the Little Brown Church in Nashua. Rosie chose to donate her body to the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine for scientific study.
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