Obituaries

MICHAEL GRANDSTAFF

SKANEATELES, NY — Michael Alexander (Eck) Grandstaff, 77, of Skaneateles, NY, died Thursday morning, March 7, 2019, at Upstate Medical Center at Community Campus in Syracuse. Michael was born in Detroit, Michigan on Aug. 1, 1941, the first of three sons whose parents were Jacob Daniel ...

JON PAUL STAFFORD

DES MOINES — Jon Paul Stafford, 64, passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Jon was born in Webster City on November 4, 1954, son of Cameron & Peggy (Zwanziger) Stafford. He was raised on the family farm and graduated from North East ...

DAVE NIGGEMEYER

Dave Niggemeyer, 67, of Webster City, died, Thursday, March 14, 2019 at his home. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, March 18, 2019 at Faith United Methodist Church with Pastor Peggy Ellingson officiating. Burial will be held at Graceland Cemetery. Visitation will be held ...

ELEANOR GREINER

Eleanor Greiner, 97, passed away February 21, 2019 in Fairhope, Al. Eleanor grew up in Webster City, graduating from Lincoln High and then from Drake University. She taught 4th grade in the Blairsburg and Webster City schools for over 25 years. She was a long time active member of the ...

DORIS STEARNS

Doris Stearns, of Webster City, IA passed away peacefully at her home on March 9, 2019, she was 104 years of age. The family will receive friends and relatives at 1st Baptist Church in Webster City, on Wednesday, March 13 from 10:00 -10:45 AM followed immediately with a memorial service at ...

MARGARET KOPPS

Margaret Mae (Yahnke) Kopps, 90, of Webster City went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ at 11:56 AM, Saturday, March 9, 2019. She resided at Windsor Manor in Webster City, Iowa. A private family Service will be held at a later date. The family has chosen Boman Funeral Home ...

VERABELLE HOLLINGSHEAD

Verabelle ‘Verie’ Webb Hollingshead (91) died peacefully at her home surrounded by loved ones February 28, 2019. On Saturday, April 6, 2019 a Celebration of her Life will be held at 11:00 a.m., at the First Congregational United Church of Christ in Webster City, with a reception to ...

LAVONNE COULTER

January 5, 1929 – March 1, 2019 LaVonne Elaine Coulter, 90, was born January 5, 1929 at the family farm northeast of Stratford, IA. She passed away peacefully with family by her side at the Taylor House Hospice in Des Moines, IA on March 1, 2019 due to complications of cancer. LaVonne ...

MARGARET STARK

Margaret Stark, 95, of Webster City, died March 5, 2019 at her home. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday, March 9, 2019 at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, Webster City. A private interment will be held at a later date. Gunderson Funeral Home & Cremation ...

WILMA SYLVESTER

Wilma June (Claude) Sylvester was born in Woolstock, Iowa on June 19, 1931. Her parents were William Ira Claude and Lydia Pauline (Hilpipre) Claude. Her grandparents were Jules and Martha Claude and Paul and Mary Hilpipre. Wilma attended the Wright County Country School #8 and was the ...

DARYL SCOTT

Daryl E. Scott died peacefully in his home on February 26, 2019 in Stanhope, Iowa at the age of 63. Daryl is survived by his Aunt Betty (Jim) Granahan of Texas and many cousins. He is preceded in death by his parents, Lelburn and Isabelle (Haglund) Scott and brother Dennis Scott all of ...

VERABELLE HOLLINGSHEAD

Verabelle (Verie) Hollingshead, 91, long time resident of Webster City passed away Thursday, February 28, 2019 at her home surrounded by loved ones. Services are pending with Foster Funeral and Cremation Center.

DAVID RAHBAIN

SPIRIT LAKE — David Rahbain, 71, of Spirit Lake, died, Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at his home. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Webster City with Father Stephen Meyer, officiating. Burial will be held ...

BARBARA ANDERSON

JEWELL — Barbara Anderson, age 82, of Jewell, IA, passed away on Tuesday, February 26, 2019, at her daughter’s residence in Friendswood, TX. Funeral service for Barbara Anderson will be held on Saturday, March 9, at 2:00 pm at the Jewell United Church of Christ in Jewell. Burial will ...

CHARLOTTE GILBERTSON

Charlotte “Char” Frances Gilbertson, 69, passed away Sunday, February 10, 2019 at her home with her family by her side in Grants Pass, OR. Char was the eldest of eight, born October 29, 1949 in Webster City, IA to Charles and Frances Wood. She Wed in 1968 to Dwayne Gilbertson; they later ...

RONALD JOSLIN

Ronald Alan Joslin of Coon Rapids, MN died at home on February 20, 2019 due to complications of Steven Johnson Syndrome/TENS. He was 58-years-young. Ron was born in Fort Dodge, IA to Robert Arthur Joslin Sr and Faye Arloine Hanson on October 11, 1960. He attended the Clarion Community ...

BONNIE KITTERMAN

Bonnie Kitterman, 87, long time resident of Webster City, died Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at Southfield Wellness Community. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, March 2, 2019 at Asbury United Methodist Church, Webster City. Refreshments and fellowship will follow ...

Melvin “Butch” Helton

Visitation for Melvin "Butch" Helton, postponed from Sunday, Will be held on Monday, February 25, from 3:30-6:00 PM. Boman Funeral Home (www.bomanfh.com).

EVELYN L. BENTLEY

STRATFORD — Evelyn L. Bentley, 84, of Stratford, Iowa, died Thursday, February 21, 2019 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa. Funeral Service: 10:30 A.M. Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at the Jamison-Schmitz Funeral Home in Oelwein, Iowa with Rev. Margaret Yackel-Juleen officiating. ...

EVELYN BENTLEY

STRATFORD — Evelyn Bentley, wife of Clair Bentley, of Stratford, passed away about 1 o’clock Thursday at Mercy Hospital in Des Moines. Burial will be at Taylor Cemetery near Arlington, Iowa.