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Obituaries

Ellsworth Youngbear Sr. “Ne na e ska ka”

MARSHALLTOWN- Ellsworth Youngbear Sr. "Ne na e ska ka", 72, of Marshalltown, passed away Thursday, December 24, 2020 at UnityPoint-Allen Memorial Hospital in Waterloo. Traditional Graveside Services will be held Saturday, December 26, 2020 at 2:00 PM at the Meskwaki Cemetery on the Meskwaki ...

Phyllis Wallace

Phyllis Wallace, 84, of Tama, Iowa, passed away on the morning of December 24, 2020, at The Willows of Marshalltown. Services for Phyllis will take place on Saturday, January 2, 2021 beginning at 11:00 a.m. at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home. A public visitation will be held for family and ...

Roberta Mae “Bert” Burnes

Roberta Mae "Bert" Burnes, 85, of Tama, passed away Sunday, December 27, 2020 at UnityPoint-Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, January 2, 2021 at 11:00 AM at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Tama with Father Dennis Conway officiating. ...

Tom Dillman

Tom Dillman, age 64 of Grinnell, died on Friday, December 18, 2020 at his home with his family by his side and under the care of UnityPoint Grinnell Regional Hospice. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 am on Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at the Grinnell Christian Church with Pastor Scott ...

Robert J. Benson Sr.

MOUNT VERNON-Robert J. Benson Sr., 74, of Mount Vernon, passed away Friday, December 18, 2020 at UnityPoint-St. Luke's Hospital in Cedar Rapids. Traditional Wake will be held Saturday, December 19, 2020 at Fox Clan Ceremonial Building on the Meskwaki Settlement. Mike Keahna will be the speaker. ...

Thomas Patrick Haan

Thomas Patrick Haan, age 62, of Santa Fe, New Mexico passed peacefully Friday, December 4, 2020, at his home. Tom was born on June 28, 1958 in Luverne, Minnesota the son of John Henry and Catherine Jeanne (Follett) Haan. He attended South Tama County School in Tama, Iowa where he participated ...

Esmeralda “Ezzy” Baeza

TOLEDO-Esmeralda "Ezzy" Baeza, 43, of Toledo, passed away Thursday, December 17, 2020 at her home under the care of her family and UnityPoint Hospice-Grinnell. There will be no public services at this time. Esmeralda was born on December 12, 1977, in Elko, NV, the daughter of Cesario and Eva ...

Reta Ann Bruene

Reta Ann Bruene, 80, passed away unexpectedly December 13 at Methodist Hospital in Des Moines. She was the daughter of Eugene Sr. and Dora (Henkel) Petersen and was born December 27, 1939, in Marshall County, Iowa. Reta was educated in Marshalltown Community Schools. On November 3, 1957, Reta ...

Alice Mae Zimple

TRAER-Alice Mae Zimple, 86, of Traer, passed away Friday, December 11, 2020 at the Cedar Valley Hospice Home in Waterloo. A Private Family Graveside Service will be held Tuesday, December 15, 2020 at the Buckingham Cemetery in Traer. A Walk Through Visitation with limited number at one time ...

Hollis Floyd Stier

Hollis Floyd Stier, 88, of Montour, passed away peacefully on his birthday, December 12, 2020 at the Iowa Veteran’s Home. A graveside service for Hollis will be held on Wednesday, December 16, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. at the Green Castle Cemetery. Attendees are asked to practice social distancing ...