Category Archives: Obituaries

Gene Brummel, 71

Melvin Eugene Brummel was born Nov. 12, 1950, to Melvin C. and Ruth (Van Dyk) Brummel in Oskaloosa. He passed away Sept. 23, 2022, in Oskaloosa at the age of 71. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27, at Ebenezer Reformed Church, Leighton. Interment was in Evergreen Cemetery, Leighton. Memorials have been...
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Beulah Blom, 87

Beulah Blom, 87, of Pella, had stable health until she became hospitalized for the first time in her life on Aug. 5, 2022, and passed away on Friday, Sept. 16, 2022, one month prior to her 88th birthday. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, Sept. 20, at 1:30 p.m. at Second Reformed Church in Pella. ...
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Janice Savage Bailey, 86

Janice Savage Bailey, 86, was born Jan. 30, 1936, in Lynnville. She died in Fredericksburg, VA, on Aug. 31, 2022. Funeral service will be at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 10, at Lynnville Friends Church. Interment will be in Lynnville Friends Cemetery. Memorials have been designated for Lynnville Friends Church and Lynnville Friends Cemetery. Janice graduated...
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Louise Van Woerkom, 90

  Louise Van Woerkom, 90, of Pella, died Aug. 31, 2022. Funeral service was at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6, at Cornerstone Church, Pella. Interment was in Oakwood Cemetery, Pella. Memorials have been designated for Hospice of Pella and Pella Christian High School. Louise Joan Van Woerkom was born Oct. 18, 1931, to Walter and Marie (Groenendyk)...
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Barb Antle, 74

Barbara “Barb” Mae (Dearinger) Antle, 74, of Newton, died Thursday, Sept. 1, 2022, at Accura Healthcare of Newton East. The family will greet friends from 5-7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 8, at Wallace Family Funeral Home and Crematory in Newton. Memorials in Barb’s name (checks made payable to Carrie Gilbert) may be left at the funeral...
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Lucille Van Dyke, 100

Lucille Van Dyke, 100, of Grinnell, passed away peacefully Aug. 25, 2022, at Windsor Manor in Grinnell. A funeral service was held Wednesday, Aug. 31, at 10 a.m. at Smith Funeral Home in Grinnell. Interment was at Sully Cemetery. Memorials may be designated to the Lucille Van Dyke Memorial fund in c/o Smith Funeral Home, PO...
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Ben Fisk, 87

  Ben Fisk, 87, of Lynnville, passed away Friday morning, Aug. 26, 2022, at St. Francis Manor in Grinnell. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30, at Lynnville Friends Church. Burial was in Woodland Cemetery in Lynnville. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Lynnville-Sully Athletic Boosters. Benny Dale Fisk,...
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