Author: Phillips Funeral Home

Scott Richard Covington

CROSSVILLE, TN     Scott Richard Covington, 49, formerly of Vinton passed away in his home in Crossville, TN. Scott was born in Bakersfield, CA to Burl and Vivian (Crow) Covington on July 12, 1968. He is survived by his daughter Joely, and his wife, Penny of Crossville, TN; his mother, Vivian Covington of Vinton; his brothers, Duane of Ottumwa and Darrell (Denise) of Cedar Rapids; his sister, Susan (Dave) Poplawski of Cedar Rapids; and seven nieces and nephews. Scott was preceded in death by a son, Joseph; his father and grandparents, Mae and Cecil Covington and Vernon and Effie Crow....

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Lynn E. Pender

BLAIRSTOWN:  Lynn E. Pender, 73, died Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at his home in Blairstown.    Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 AM, Saturday, August 12, 2017 at the Norway Methodist Church with Pastor Crystal Oberheu officiating.  Interment will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Blairstown.  Visitation will be from 4 to 7 on Friday also at the Norway Methodist Church.  A Memorial Fund has been established.  Phillips Funeral Home in Vinton is in charge of arrangements. Lynn Edward Pender was born September 23, 1943 to Phillip and Velma (Carter) Pender in Milton, Iowa.  He graduated from Fox Valley High...

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James Boddicker

NEWHALL:     James L. Boddicker, 76, passed away August 8, 2017 at the Dennis and Donna Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy in Hiawatha. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Newhall Saturday, August 12th at   10:30 AM, with Father Craig E. Steimel as Celebrant.  Visitation will be from 4 to 8 PM on Friday at the church. Interment will be held at St. Patrick and St. Paul Cemetery near Watkins. Jim was born September 28, 1940, the son of Leroy and Geraldine (Hegewald) Boddicker in Cedar Rapids.  He graduated from Newhall High School...

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Patrick “Pat” Smith

MT AUBURN:     Patrick “Pat” Smith, 70, died Monday, August 7, 2017 at his residence. A Memorial Service will be held at 1 PM, Saturday, August 12, 2017 at Phillips Funeral Home Chapel, 212 E. 6th St., in Vinton with Father Ardel Barta officiating.  Private Committal Services will be held.  Friends may register from noon until service time at the funeral home. Pat was born August 26, 1946 in West Union to Mark B. and Helen M. (Hanley) Smith. Pat was a talented and skilled carpenter and enjoyed fishing in his leisure. On March 10, 1984, he married Lori Ockenfels in...

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Robert Howard Baughman

GARRISON:  Robert Howard Baughman, 90 died Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at the Vinton Lutheran Home. Memorial Services will be held at 10:30 AM, Saturday, September 30, 2017 at the Garrison United Methodist Church with Rev. Lexie Kirkpatrick officiating.  Friends may register from 9:30 until service time at the church. Graveside Military Rites will be conducted by Geo. G. Luckey American Legion Post #57 at the Garrison Cemetery.  Memorials may be directed to the Garrison United Methodist Church.  Phillips Funeral Home in Vinton is in charge of arrangements. Robert was born August 16, 1926 at home to Howard and Edna...

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Delmar Herman Pohlman

KEYSTONE:  Delmar Herman Pohlman, 93, died Monday, July 31, 2017 at the Keystone Nursing Care Center. Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 AM, Thursday, August 3, 2017 at St. John Lutheran Church with Rev. B. Andrew Wright officiating.  Interment will be held at the Keystone Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 4 to 7 PM, Wednesday at Phillips Funeral Home in Keystone. He was born November 25, 1923 in Keystone the son of Fred and Mary (Ehrenstein) Pohlman.  He graduated from Keystone High School in 1942. On February 27, 1949, he married Lenore Kathryn Wilhelmi at St. Stephen’s Lutheran...

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Esto Magdalene Jennings

Atkins:  Esto Magdalene Jennings, 100, of Atkins went home to be with the Lord on July 26 at Ridgeview Assisted Living Community. Visitation: 4 to 7 p.m., Friday, July 28, at St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church, Atkins.  Funeral: 10:30 a.m., Saturday, July 29 at St. Stephen’s will be conducted by Pastor Doug Woltemath.  In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church or Central Lutheran School. Esto was born February 23, 1917, the daughter of Henry and Katie Keiper, on the family farm near Atkins. She was baptized and confirmed at St. Stephens Lutheran Church and a...

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Brandon Nash Patava

VINTON:     Brandon Nash “Baby P” Patava, 18, died July 24, 2017 at his residence. A Memorial Service will be held 2 PM, Saturday, July 29, 2017 at Phillips Funeral Home Chapel, 212 E. 6th St. in Vinton with Pastor Mike Ferguson officiating.  Interment will be held at Evergreen Cemetery in Vinton.  Friends may register from noon until service time Saturday at the funeral home. Brandon was born December 1, 1998 at Allen Hospital in Waterloo to Robert and Renee (Fiebelkorn) Patava and graduated from Vinton/Shellsburg High School.  He was employed as a machinist at Ideal Industries.  Brandon enjoyed working...

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Jean Redlinger

VINTON: Jean Redlinger, 71 of Vinton died Saturday, July 22, 2017 at her home following a brief illness. A Memorial Visitation will be from 4 – 7 PM, Thursday, July 27, 2017 at Phillips Funeral Home Chapel, 212 East Sixth Street in Vinton. Private Family Services will be held at a later date. Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery. A Memorial Fund has been established. Jean was born May 2, 1946 in Pipestone, Minnesota to Jack and Irene (Steinhoff) Melcher. She devoted her entire life to working with children and for 20 plus years she was a house parent...

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William “Bill” Kramer

VINTON:      William “Bill” Kramer, 66, died July 19, 2017 at St. Luke’s Hospice in Cedar Rapids. A Mass Of Christian Burial will be held at 11AM, Monday, July 24, 2017 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Vinton with Father Ardel Barta as Celebran.  Interment will be held at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Urbana.  Visitation will be from 2 to 6 PM, Sunday at the Phillips Funeral Home Chapel, 212 E. 6th St. in Vinton. William, known to family and friends as “Bill” was born April 3, 1951 at Urbana to Harold and Marguerite (Mahoney) Kramer. On November 22,...

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James “Pat” Patrick Peacock

VINTON: James “Pat” Patrick Peacock passed away following a brief illness Monday, July 17th at the Dennis and Donna Oldorf Hospice House, Hiawatha. Visitation will be Friday, July 21st from 4-6pm at Phillips Funeral Home, 212 E. 6th St. in Vinton, followed by a Celebration of Life at Golf Right (1011 W 3rd St, Vinton) from 7-10pm. There will be a private graveside service at Parkers Grove Cemetery, Shellsburg at a later date. Pat was born March 14th, 1946 to Harold “Bud” and Iris Peacock. He was employed by Iowa Manufacturing (Terex) for 42 years. Pat enjoyed camping, NASCAR,...

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Donald Selken

VINTON:  Donald G. Selken, 81, died from injuries suffered in a traffic accident on Highway 21 on Saturday, July 15, 2017. A memorial service will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 19, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Vinton with Pastor Mark C. Urlaub officiating. The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. at the church the day of the service. Private committal services will be held at St. Stephen’s Cemetery near Atkins. Donald was born Jan. 29, 1936, in Keystone to Rudolph and Inez (Sindt) Selken. He graduated from Keystone High School in 1954. On June...

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