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Obituaries

Emerson Brown-Tenorio

TAMA-Emerson Brown-Tenorio, "Wa ba me ka", 30, of Tama, passed away Saturday, October 17, 2020 at the UnityPoint Health-Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. A Traditional Graveside Service will be held Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 2:00 PM at the Meskwaki Cemetery on the Meskwaki ...

Helen Louise Brezina

Helen Louise Brezina, 87, a lifelong Tama County resident, passed away early Monday morning, October 19, 2020 at her daughter and son-in-law's residence in Omaha, Nebraska, where she had been residing since May of this year. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, October 24, 2020 ...

Marvin George “Doc” Yilek

Marvin George "Doc" Yilek, 82, of Toledo, passed away Monday, October 12, 2020 at Lund Hospice of the Valley in Gilbert, AZ. A Private Graveside Service will be held at the National Cemetery in Vining. Marvin was born on October 30, 1937, in Elberon, Iowa, the son of George E. and Albina ...

Dena Whitebreast

TAMA- Dena Rae Whitebreast, 57, of Tama, passed away, Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at Cedar Valley Hospice in Waterloo. A Traditional Wake will be held Thursday evening, October 8, 2020 at the Bear Clan Ceremonial Building on the Meskwaki Settlement in rural Tama. Traditional Graveside Services ...

Barbara Sauer

MARSHALLTOWN-Barbara Jean Sauer, 71, of Marshalltown, passed away Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at Southridge Specialty Care in Marshalltown. Funeral Services will be held Sunday, October 11, 2020 at 2:00 PM at Kruse-Phillips Funeral Home in Tama with Pastor Bob Kosbau officiating. Interment will ...

Myrle Lea (DeFrance) Jacobson

Myrle Lea (DeFrance) Jacobson, 69, passed away at home September 21, 2020. Myrle was born March 15, 1951, in Marshalltown, IA to Charles and Bertha DeFrance. She graduated from South Tama County High School in 1969; where she was a highly recognized actress starring as Anne Frank and Joan of ...

In Memoriam: Floyd Orlando Lamb

Floyd Orlando Lamb 1/14/1913 - 10/7/1952 God said, “Honor your father and mother” that your days may be long in the land which the Lord your God gives you. And the ancient Egyptians believed that so long as a person’s name was uttered, that person lived. So while I still yet can, I ...

Samuel Ray Campbell

TAMA-Samuel Ray Campbell, 62, of Tama, passed away Friday, September 18, 2020 at the Iowa River Hospice Home in Marshalltown. Funeral Services will be held on Sunday, September 20, 2020 at 2:00 PM at Mesquakie Friends Church in rural Tama with Pastor Mac McDonald officiating. Visitation will ...

Lucille Louise (Kunch) Plum

Lucille Louise (Kunch) Plum of Toledo, Iowa, the beloved wife, mother, grandma, great grandma, great-great grandma, daughter, sister, aunt and friend of many passed peacefully in her sleep on early Thursday morning, September 17. Lucille was born July 15, 1930 to William "Bill" and Emma ...

Julia “Judy” Mossman

Julia “Judy” Mossman, 87, of Eldora, Iowa passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 9, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. Public visitation will be held from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 13, 2020 at the Creps Abels Funeral Home in Eldora, IA. Funeral services for Judy ...