Author: Phillips Funeral Home

Peggy Sue James

BRANDON:  Peggy Sue James, 59 died Thursday, May 17, 2018.  Memorial Service: 2 PM, Monday, May 21, 2018, Brandon Church of Christ.  Officiating:  Pastor Lenny Powers.  Memorial Visitation:  3 – 5 PM, Sunday at the church.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to the family. Peggy Sue was born September 19, 1958 in Cedar Rapids.  She graduated from high school and received her teaching degree from Central College. Survivors include her husband, Jerry; son, Jerry Lee; daughter, Meghan; grandchildren, Jacob, Leeanne, Skylar and Noah; her sisters, Debbie Gates, Donna (Dennis) Dalecky and Penny (Brian) Cook; her nieces and nephews, Jeremy (Amanda) and Kristina Gates, Justin (Laura), Brandon (Lacy), Cody (Dawn) and Tannor Cook and Abbie (Roy) Dalecky; her aunts, Sylvia Nemecek and Carolyn Cook; ten great nieces and nephews; her former daughter-in-law, Dora Moses and numerous cousins. She was preceded in death by her mother and her nephew, Mathew Gates. Phillips Funeral Home – Vinton,...

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Norman “Norm” McClintock

SHELLSBURG: Norman “Norm” McClintock went to celebrate his homecoming with Jesus on May 16, 2018. Funeral Services will be held at 11 AM, Saturday, Mary 19, 2018 at First Assembly of God on Blairsferry Road.  Visitation will be held from 10 AM until service time. In lieu of flowers/plants, please send a card. Born December 13, 1937 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids, he was the son of Glenn & Delia McClintock.  He graduated from Shellsburg High School in 1955 and he married Marcia Peterson on December 10, 1989. He was a farmer on the family farm for...

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Harold Thompson

NEWHALL:  Harold Thompson, 91, Newhall, Iowa, went to meet his Savior Jesus Christ on Thursday, May 10, 2018.  He was born Sept 30, 1926, to Oren and Mae (Rieke) Thompson near Van Horne, Iowa.  He graduated from Van Horne High School in 1944 and entered the Great Lakes Naval Training Station that same year.  He was serving as a Naval quartermaster on Landing Ship Tank #387 as WWII was ending.  He returned to the farm and married Kathleen Lauterwasser on Sept. 11, 1949.  In addition to farming and family, he served in many positions at his church and in...

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Kenneth James Shaw

BLAIRSTOWN:  Kenneth James Shaw, age 85, died Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at Rose Haven Nursing Home in Marengo following a two-month battle with cancer. Visitation will be held from Noon until 2:00 pm on Thursday, May 10, 2018 at the Phillips Funeral Home Chapel (212 E. 6th Street) in Vinton, followed by a graveside service at Oakwood Cemetery, Shellsburg, with Rev. Dwayne Potter officiating. Military rites will be conducted by the M.J. Kirby American Legion Post #170 of Blairstown.  A memorial fund has been established. Kenneth was born on July 23, 1932 in Osterdock, IA, the son of James...

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Dorothy Ellen (Bridge) Lubbock Kautz

SHELLSBURG:  Dorothy Ellen (Bridge) Lubbock Kautz, 92 of Shellsburg died Friday, May 4, 2018 at Willow Garden Care Center in Marion.  Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 AM, Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at Oak Grove Church with Pastor Matt Magee officiating.  Interment will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Shellsburg.  Visitation will be from 4 to 7 PM, Monday, May 7, 2018 at Phillips Funeral Home Chapel, 212 East Sixth Street in Vinton.  A Memorial Fund has been established.  Condolences may be left at:  www.phillipsfuneralhomes.com. Dorothy Ellen Bridge was born December 9, 1925 to James and Della (Johnson) Bridge.  She...

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Mildred J. “Millie” Dirks

CEDAR RAPIDS:  Mildred J. “Millie” Dirks, age 87, died Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at The Gardens of Cedar Rapids. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am, Monday, May 7, 2018 at Phillips Funeral Home in Keystone, with Pastor Mike Ferguson officiating.  Interment will be held at Rose Hill Cemetery in Grundy Center.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home in Keystone from 3 to 6 pm. on Sunday.   A memorial fund has been established. Millie was born on February 11, 1931 in Dike, the daughter of Thomas and Caroline (Freese) Johnson.  On September 7, 1958, she...

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Denny Powers

VINTON:  Denny Powers, 71 died Saturday, April 28, 2018 at his home following a sudden illness.  Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 AM, Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Vinton with Rev. Stephen K. Preus officiating.  Interment will be in Maplewood Cemetery, Vinton.  Visitation will be from 4 – 7 PM, Monday at Phillips Family Center, 605 Second Avenue, Vinton.  A Memorial Fund has been established.  Condolences may be left at: www.phillipsfuneralhomes.com.             Dennis W. Powers was born February 23, 1947.  He was united in marriage to Pat Cox on June 17, 1967 at Bethlehem...

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Frank J. Teffer

URBANA:  Frank J. Teffer, age 85, entered his eternal home on Thursday, April 26, 2018 after a long illness. His funeral service will be held at 10:30 am, Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at the Urbana United Methodist Church with Pastor Susan Higdon officiating.  Visitation will be held from 4:00 until 7:00 pm on Monday, April 30, 2018 at the church.  Interment will be held at the Urbana Cemetery with graveside military rites conducted by the Walter J. Meyocks American Legion Post #264 of Urbana and Iowa Military Honors. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family....

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Howard “Jack” Burkhart

VINTON:  Howard “Jack” Burkhart, 81 of Vinton died Wednesday, April 25, 2018.  Memorial Service will be held at 2:30 PM, Sunday, April 29, 2018 at Wesley United Methodist Church in Vinton with Pastor Sue Thomas.  Military Rites will be conducted at the church by Geo. G. Luckey American Legion Post #57 of Vinton.  A Memorial Visitation will be held from 4 – 7 PM, Saturday, Phillips Funeral Home, 212 East Sixth Street, Vinton.  A Memorial Fund has been established. Howard Jack Burkhart was born August 13, 1936 to Howard and Marie Agnes (Glass) Burkhart.  He was united in marriage...

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Darlene Mae Struve

VINTON:  Darlene Mae Struve, age 73, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at the Vinton Lutheran Home from complications of ovarian cancer.  Family and friends may call from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, April 27, 2018 at the Wesley United Methodist Church in Vinton.  Memorial services will be held at 10:30am on Saturday April 28th, at the Wesley United Methodist Church with a luncheon to follow.  Graveside services will be held at a later date with the immediate family.  Phillips Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Darlene was born in Vinton, Iowa on April 28,...

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