Category Archives: Obituaries

Clara Hoogeveen, 96

Clara Hoogeveen, 96, of Pella and formerly of Sully, passed away Friday, Feb. 9, 2024. Visitation will be 9-10 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 17, at Sully Christian Reformed Church followed by funeral service at 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow in Sully Cemetery. Memorials have been designated for Megan's Legacy, c/o Mike Hoogeveen, PO Box 343, Sully...
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Mike Latcham, 73

Funeral services for Michael Latcham, 73, of Newton and formerly of Lynnville, were held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, Feb. 5, at Community Heights Alliance Church in Newton. In lieu of flowers, those desiring may direct memorial contributions to Community Heights Alliance Church. Michael Howard Latcham was born May 8, 1950, at home in Montezuma to Gail...
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Richard Fritz, 95

Richard Moyle Fritz, 95, passed away peacefully on January 29, 2024 in Greenwich, CT. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, Feb. 12, at Grinnell United Methodist Church, 916 5th Avenue, Grinnell, with interment at Bethel Cemetery in rural Jasper County north of Lynnville. Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be directed...
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Don Vander Schel, 93

  Donald Mead Vander Schel, 93, of Pella, passed into the presence of Jesus on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2024. Visitation will be 3-7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, at Garden Chapel Funeral Home in Pella with the family present 5-7 p.m. Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m., Friday, Feb. 9, at Third Church, Pella, followed by interment...
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Norma Conover, 95

Norma Conover, 95, of rural Lynnville, passed away peacefully Tues-day morning, Jan. 23, 2024, at Traditions Memory Care of Newton. Services will be held at a later date, and her body has been donated to the University of Iowa. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Progress Industries, 202 North 3rd Avenue...
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Larry Thomas, 81

Larry LeRoy Thomas, 81, of Newton (formerly of Killduff) died  Thursday, Jan. 25, 2024, at Newton Health Care Center. A memorial service was at 2:30 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 30, at Wallace Family Funeral Home and Crematory, Newton. Memorials in Larry’s name (checks made payable to Julie Dodds) may be left at the funeral home. Larry was...
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Mike Latcham, 73

Mike Latcham, 73, of Newton and formerly of Lynnville, passed away Sunday, Jan. 21, 2024, in Mesa, AZ. Services are pending at Pence ~ Reese Funeral Home in Newton....
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