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Chad Schwarting

Chad Schwarting, 48, of Quasqueton, IA died on Saturday, August 14, 2021, at the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics in Iowa City, IA.Chad Erin Schwarting was born on March 31, 1973, in Vinton, IA the son of Herman "Tony" and Theresa (Luze) Schwarting. He was raised outside of Rowley, IA, attended the Independence Community Schools, and was a 1991 graduate of Independence High School.

Dylan Dvorak

Dylan Mark Dvorak, 29, of Keystone, IA passed away August 22, 2021 at his home.Dylan was born May 23, 1992 to Mark and Nancy (Waln) Dvorak in Cedar Rapids, IA. He graduated from Benton Community High School, class of 2010 and was an Eagle Scout with Scout Troop 46 of Blairstown and member of Homer Hornets 4-H Club. Following High School, Dylan went to Kirkwood and graduated from the automotive program.
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Charlotte Ann Fett

Charlotte Ann Fett, age 91, died peacefully Sunday, August 22nd, 2021, at The Gardens of Cedar Rapids with her family by her side.Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at the Presbyterian Church in Vinton with Pastor Jody Skogen officiating. Visitation: 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. preceding the funeral at the Presbyterian Church. Burial: Maplewood Cemetery, Vinton.

Martin John “Marty” Junge

Martin John "Marty" Junge, age 67, passed away on Sunday, August 22nd, 2021 at his home in Van Horne, following a sudden illness. A visitation will be held at Philips Funeral Home in Keystone on Thursday, August 26th from 2 pm to 7 pm. A private family burial will take place the morning of Friday, August 27th and his life will be honored with a luncheon and celebration of life on Friday, August 27th beginning at 12:00pm with a memorial service, at the Keystone Turner Hall.

Alice Fitzpatrick

Alice Fitzpatrick, 75, of Marion, Iowa, died Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021, at UnityPoint-St. Luke's Hospital, Cedar Rapids, Iowa. A Celebration of Life willtake place at a later date; as well as burial at Maplewood Cemetery, Vinton, Iowa. Murdoch-Linwood Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cedar Rapids, assisted the family.Alice was born April 24, 1946, in San Francisco, Calif.

Michael (Mike) Wrenden Fall

Michael (Mike) Wrenden Fall passed away at his home on Aug. 19, 2021. Mike grew up in and spent most of his life in Olin. He was an over-the-road truck driver for Fall's Trucking for many years before retiring from Tipton Electric Motors. Mike loved cars and could often be found tinkering in the family garage.Mike is survived by three sons, Chad (Amber) Fall of Clarence, Iowa, Mike (Melinda) Fall of Vinton, Iowa, and Matt (Brenna) Fall of Ely, Iowa; seven grandchildren; two brothers, David (Connie) Fall of Olin, Iowa, and Randy (Marty) Fall of Anamosa, Iowa; and several nieces and nephews.

Howard C. Heaton

Howard C. Heaton, 96, of Perry died August 19, 2021, at the Eden Acres campus of the Perry Lutheran Homes in Perry, IowaHoward retired as a foreman from the Oscar Mayer pork processing plant after serving several years. He previously sold farm equipment to farmers throughout western Iowa and was a farmer for 13 years.Howard was born in Elberon, Iowa, on November 23, 1924.

Darrell James Kaestner

Darrell James Kaestner, 87, of Vinton, formerly of Newhall, passed away peacefully on August 17th, 2021, at the Keystone Care Center, after battling Parkinson's Disease for more than a decade. A visitation will be held on August 22, 2021, from 4:00 until 7:00 PM. at St. John Lutheran Church in Newhall. His life will be honored on Monday, August 23, 2021, at 10:30 AM at St.

Patricia Joan (Driscol) Anthony

Patricia Joan (Driscol) Anthony, age 85, passed away on Saturday, August 7, 2021, at Virginia Gay Hospital in Vinton.Memorial services will be held 11:00 AM, Monday, August 23, 2021, at the First Christian Church in Vinton with Rev. Richard Jumper officiating.  Visitation will be held at the church from 10:00 AM until service time.  A luncheon will be held at the church immediately following the service.

Marilyn Rhoads

Marilyn Rhoads, 93, of Granger, IN, formerly of Keystone, passed peacefully of natural causes, November 25, 2020, while residing at The Hearth @ Juday Creek, Granger, Indiana. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, August 21, 2021 at Evergreen Cemetery in Vinton. She was born August 21, 1927, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to Roy and Hazel Appleton.
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