Minnie M. Bullock, 87, passed away on Thursday, November 24, 2022 at Belle Plaine Specialty Care. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 PM on Saturday, December 10, 2022 at the Phillips Funeral Home Chapel (212 E. 6th Street) in Vinton with Pastor Brian Channel officiating. Interment will be held at Maplewood Cemetery, Vinton. Visitation will be held from 1:00 PM until service time, Saturday at the funeral home.
A Family Directed Memorial will be held on January 14, 2023 at the Veterans Memorial Hall, 302 Cedar Street, La Porte City. There will be a brief Masonic Service at 3:00 pm, followed by a Celebration of Life until 6:00 pmMay 26, 1934, to November 4, 2022, was born to Joest Kramer and Gerda (m. Meyerhoff), in Collinghorst, Germany, and grew up on a farm in West Rhauderfenn, a few miles from his birthplace.
Marcella Dee (Ledeker) Ritter, 75, of Cedar Rapids, IA (formerly of Belle Plaine, IA) passed away November 30, 2022 at her home.Dee was born November 17, 1947 to Ray W. and Velma Jane (Peavler) Ledeker at her grandmother’s home in Le Roy, IL. Settling in rural Masonville, IA with her family, she graduated from West Delaware High School in 1965. While working at the Dairy Queen in Manchester, IA she met Thomas F.
Karen (Blanchard) Cohrt, 77, died November 28, 2022 in Grinnell, Iowa. Visitation will be held from 2:00 PM until 5:00 PM on Sunday, December, 4, 2022 at Phillips Funeral Home in Keystone. Interment will be held at a later date. Karen was born June 20, 1945 to Howard and Frances (Ozburn) Blanchard. Karen graduated from Van Horne High School.
Lyle Edwin Schneider, age 81, of Denver, Iowa, died Wednesday, November 30, 2022, at Mercy One Covenant Hospital in Waterloo, Iowa.Lyle was born on October 28, 1941, in Bremer County, Iowa, the son of Edwin and Esther (Klemp) Schneider. Lyle graduated from Wapsie Valley High School in 1960. On April 21, 1963, Lyle was united in marriage to Charlene Peters at St.
Donald W Smith, 90, passed away peacefully at his home in Vinton on November 27th, 2022. To honor Don’s wishes, there will be no public services. Donald was born May 18th, 1932, in Vinton Iowa, the son of Ralph and Susan Smith. A graduate from Lincoln High School 1950 in Vinton. He served with the United States Army shortly after the Korean war from 1953-1955 as a supply sergeant.
John L. Brody, age 58, passed away on Saturday, November 26, 2022, at his home in Shellsburg following a sudden illness. A Celebration of John’s life will be held on Saturday, December 10, 2022 from 2:00 until 6:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established. John was born on January 5, 1964 at Virginia Gay Hospital in Vinton, the son of Gary and Monika (Minzel) Brody.
Miriam I. Canfield, age 102 and 6 months, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 28, 2022 at Keystone Care Center. There will be no public services. There will be a memory plaque at Garden of Memories in Waterloo, Iowa. Miriam was born on May 26, 1920, in Titonka, Iowa, the daughter of Merland Q. Knoll and Gladys (Chapman) McKinney.
Russell “Red” Lee Kimm, 87, of Cedar Rapids, IA, passed away November 28, 2022 at Northbrook Manor Care Center, Cedar Rapids.Russell was born on November 17, 1935 to Porter and Esther (Schaffer) Kimm in Blairstown, IA. In his younger years he enjoyed hunting, fishing, and spending time at the Walt Portwood Farm. Red retired from Midland Forge after 35 years of service.
Wilferd Joseph Becker, age 93, passed away on Sunday, November 27, 2022, with his family by his side, after a short stay at Virginia Gay Care Center in Vinton. Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 AM Friday, December 2, 2022 at St. Paul Catholic Church in Newhall with Rev. James Miller officiating. Interment will be held at Holy Cross Cemetery, rural Keystone.