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Obituaries

Barbara Hrabak

Barbara Jean Hrabak, 72, of Chelsea, IA passed away October 10, 2021 at her home, following a long, courageous battle with cancer. Barbara was born August 29, 1949 to Carl and Opal (Smith) Bishop in Atlantic, IA. She graduated from Anita, IA in 1968. Following school, Barb worked for the Anita ...

Larry Douglas

Larry Dean Douglas, 70, of Tama, passed away on Friday, October 8, 2021 at Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at a later date. Larry was born on May 20, 1951, in Mapleton, Iowa, the son of LeRoy R. and Doris F. (McLarty) Douglas. He graduated ...

Suzanne Svoboda

Suzanne Svoboda, age 70, of Clutier, died October 8, 2021 following an extended illness at Premier Estates Nursing Home in Toledo surrounded by her husband, children and sisters. Funeral service will be Mass of Christian Burial by Fr. Chris Podhajsky, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at St. Paul ...

Duane Riha

Duane D. Riha, 80, Raleigh, NC passed away peacefully in his home on October, 4, 2021. Duane was born on September 24, 1941 in Chelsea, Iowa to Fred and Mildred (Herink) Riha. He graduated from Tama High School. After graduation, he enlisted in the Air Force and was honorably discharged. He ...

Daniel Polka

Daniel Lee Polka, 69, of Tama, passed away Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at UnityPoint Health/Iowa Lutheran Hospital in Des Moines. Services will be held at a later date. Daniel was born on February 6, 1952, in Marshalltown, Iowa, the son of Paul and Doris (Brown) Polka. He graduated from South ...

Francis Duffy

Francis Duffy, 91, of Humboldt passed away Friday, October 1, 2021, at Iowa Lutheran Hospital in Des Moines. A Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 AM Thursday, October 7, 2021 at St. Mary's Church in Humboldt with Rev. Dan Guenther officiating. Burial will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery ...

Gail Kilstofte

Gail Elaine McGrew Kilstofte, 88, of Toledo, passed away Friday, October 1, 2021 at Sunny Hill Care Center in Tama. Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at 10:30 AM at Kruse-Phillips Funeral Home in Tama. Interment will follow at Rector Cemetery in rural Chelsea. Visitation ...

Eufemia “Lucy” Fernandez

Eufemia “Lucy” Fernandez, 72, of Tama, Iowa, formerly of Pella, passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 30, 2021 at the Iowa River Hospice Home in Marshalltown, Iowa. Per the wishes of Lucy and her family, cremation rites have been accorded. Mass of Christian Burial for Lucy will ...

Lorraine Musel

Lorraine Julia Musel, 95, of Chelsea, Iowa passed away Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at Keystone Care Center, Keystone, IA. Lorraine was born November 16, 1925 to Charles and Julia (Kozik) Kalina on the family farm in Irving, IA. She graduated from Belle Plaine High School. Following school, ...

Shirley Llewellyn

Shirley Jo Llewellyn, 86, of Toledo, passed away Monday, September 20, 2021 at UnityPoint Health-Grinnell Regional Medical Center. Funeral Services will be held Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 1:00 PM at Kruse-Phillips Funeral Home in Tama. Interment will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery in Toledo. ...