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Nathan "Nate" Lankow

Nathan "Nate" Lankow, 46, passed away on Thursday, June 24, 2021, at his home in Blairstown.Nate was born on Aug. 9, 1974, in Newhall, Iowa, to Henry and Bonnie (Martinson) Lankow. He graduated from Benton Community High School in 1993. He was united in marriageto Amy Burch at Lake McBride in Solon, Iowa, in 2008.Nate was a loving husband and father, and a very caring friend.

Eleanor Joan (Hays) Kaiser

Eleanor Joan (Hays) Kaiser, age 87, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 24, 2021 at the Vinton Lutheran Home.Funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM, Saturday, July 3, 2021 at Wesley United Methodist Church in Vinton, with Rev. Brian Channel officiating. Interment will be held at Evergreen Cemetery in Vinton. Visitation will be held from 3:00 until 7:00 PM, Friday at the Phillips Funeral Home (212 E.
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Jane Ann (Scott) Scheer

Jane Ann (Scott) Scheer, age 87, passed away Sunday, June 20, 2021 at her home in the Keystone Senior Suites.Funeral services will be held at 4:00 PM, Friday, June 25, 2021 at Grace Lutheran Church in Blairstown, with Rev. Jeffrey Schanbacher officiating. Private family interment will be held at St. Stephen's Cemetery in Atkins. Visitation will be held from 2:00 PM until service time, Friday at the church.

Glenn L. J. Bendickson

Glenn L. J. Bendickson, age 94, of Lonsdale, Minnesota, died peacefully on Friday, June 18, 2021, at his daughter's home.Funeral services will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church, Faribault on Friday, June 25, 2021, at 10:30 a.m. with the Reverend Paul Rieger officiating. Private family interment will be held at Oak Lawn Cemetery, Emmons.Visitation will be held at the Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault on Thursday, June 24, 2021, from 5 to 8 p.


UrbanaFeb. 28, 1964 June 17, 2021"Strange, isn't it? Each man's life touches so many other lives.When he isn't around he leaves an awful hole doesn't he?"Clarence - It's A Wonderful LifeTim passed at home, surrounded by his loved ones.He had two sons, Curtis and Travis; a daughter-in-law, Heather; and a grandson, Milo.Tim graduated from Marion High School, then went on to receive a Bachelor's Degree from Upper Iowa University.

Jeff Kromminga

Jeff Kromminga, 61, passed away on Thursday, June 17, 2021, as the result of an accident at his Keystone farm. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Tuesday June 22, 2021, at St. Andrew Lutheran Church in Van Horne with Rev. B. Andrew Wright officiating. Interment will be held at the Keystone Cemetery. Friends may call from 3:00 until 7:00 PM Monday at the Phillips Funeral Home in Keystone.

Leona Helen Waters

Leona Helen Waters, 89, of Shellsburg, passed away Monday, Nov. 23, 2020. Per Leona's request, she is to be cremated and placed with her husband, Edgar Waters. The family will be having a Celebration of Life at 11 a.m. June 25, 2021 at the Mount Clark Cemetery in Central City, Iowa. Luncheon will follow immediately at the United Church of Christ Central City, Iowa.

Karen Joanne Bartachek

Karen Joanne Bartachek, 84, of Maquoketa, IA passed away June 13, 2021 at Crestridge Care Center in Maquoketa.Karen was the daughter of Louis and Helen (Formanek) Bartachek born on April 2, 1937 in Belle Plaine. IA. Karen graduated from Belle Plaine High School and Iowa State Teachers College with a BA in Instrumental Music. She was director of bands at West Central of Maynard, Deep River-Millersburg, Del Wood and Wyoming.

Lynne Marie (Rischer) Pealer

Lynne Marie (Rischer) Pealer, age 66, passed away Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at Compass Memorial Hospital in Marengo, with her family by her side.A celebration of Lynne’s life will be held from 3:00 until 5:00 PM, Friday June 25, 2021, at Tara Hills Country Club, rural Van Horne.Lynne was born on June 11, 1954 in Cedar Rapids, the daughter of William and Joan (Seda) Rischer, and graduated from Cedar Rapids Jefferson High School in 1972.

Ross A. Stickels

Ross A. Stickels, 42, passed away at his home Wednesday, June 2, 2021 from natural causes.A memorial visitation will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at Van Steenhuyse Funeral Home, Vinton, Iowa.Ross was born August 7, 1978, in Vinton, Iowa, the son of John and Sheila Baker Stickels. He attended school in Vinton. Ross was a roofer for Stanley Roofing LLC.
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