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Obituaries

Ruth Scott

Ruth Arlene (Feisel) Scott, 93, of Cedar Rapids, died May 14, 2022, at Oldorf Hospice House in Hiawatha, following a short illness. Services: 11:00 a.m. Friday, May 20, 2022, at Trinity Lutheran Church. A visitation will be held on Thursday, May 19, 2022, at Cedar Memorial Westside Chapel from ...

Karen Kearney

Karen M. Kearney, 82, lifelong resident of Garwin, passed away Monday, May 9, 2022, at the Iowa River Hospice Home in Marshalltown. A Mass of Christian Burial for Karen will take place on Friday, May 13 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Tama. She will be laid to rest at St. ...

Penny Roberts

Penny Lynn Roberts, 66, of Toledo and formerly of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, passed away Friday, May 6, 2022, at Sunny Hill Care Center in Tama. Memorial Visitation will be held Sunday, May 22, 2022, from 11:00 AM-1:00 PM at Kruse-Phillips Funeral Home in Tama with a Graveside Service following at ...

LaDonna Garcia

LaDonna Marie Garcia, 51, of Toledo, passed away Sunday, May 8, 2022, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City. Visitation was held Monday, May 9, 2022, from 1-2 PM at Kruse-Phillips Funeral Home in Tama. A Traditional Wake was held Monday evening at the Fox Clan Ceremonial ...

Marvin Wente

Marvin W. Wente, 88, formerly of Toledo, Cedar Falls, and Waverly, died Friday, January 21, 2022, at Harmony House in Waterloo. Born in rural Bremer to the late Fred and Hilda (Mueller) Wente, Marv served honorably in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was a proud veteran. Marv was ...

Larry Smith

Larry H. Smith, 86, of Tama, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, April 28, 2022, from complications of COPD at Grinnell Regional Medical Center. He was born February 12, 1936, in Reinbeck, Iowa, the son of Howard H. Smith and Lorraine Cecilia (Ferry) Smith. The family later moved to Toledo, Iowa. ...

Paul Kratoska

Paul Joseph Kratoska, 85, of Toledo, passed away Wednesday, May 4, 2022, at The Willows of Marshalltown under the care of St. Croix Hospice. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, May 9, 2022, at 10:30 AM at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Tama with Father Michael McAndrew and Deacon ...

Janet Merck

Janet Ila Merck died on April 13, 2022, in Hospice care at Premier Estates of Toledo and she was cremated. Janet was born April 15, 1945, in Marengo, IA, to Marvin and Phyllis (Weese) Merck. She was a lifelong animal lover and had many pets throughout her lifetime. She had a great interest in ...

Barbara Murty

Barbara Joan Murty, 88, of Chelsea, passed away Tuesday, May 3, 2022, at UnityPoint-Grinnell Regional Medical Center. A Private Family Service will be held with burial at Oak Hill Cemetery in Tama. Public Visitation will be held Friday, May 6, 2022, from 4-7 PM at Kruse-Phillips Funeral Home in ...

Randy Dostal

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, May 21, in honor of Randy Dostal. A graveside service with military honors will be held at 1 pm at St. Patrick’s Cemetery. Following inurnment, friends and family are invited to the Toledo American Legion to enjoy some of Randy’s favorite ...