Obituaries

Oct. 28, 1954 -  June 14, 2023   ELMA - Gene L. Murphy, 68, of Iowa City, Iowa, formerly of Elma, died on June 14, 2023 at his home of natural causes.  Eugene “Gene” Leon Murphy was born on October 28, 1954, to Don and Gertrude Eileen (Bigley) Murphy, in the Riceville, Iowa hospital. He grew up on...
Aug. 3 1937 - May 23, 2023   RIDGEWAY - Tom was born on Tuesday,  the third of August, to Thomas and Ella Benson of rural Ridgeway. Thomas was a diligent farmer and Ella was a wonderful and loving mother and housewife. Tom attended the Orleans No. 5 one-room schoolhouse and proceeded to Cresco High...
May 14, 1971 - May 30, 2023     ROCHESTER - Debra ‘Deb’ Ries, age 52, of Rochester, Minn., formerly of Elma, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, May 30, 2023, unexpectedly of natural causes at her home in Rochester. A memorial mass of Christian burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, June 5, 2023,...
April 26, 1932 -  May 28, 2023   CRESCO - Marlene Kathryn (Shobakken) Bateman, born April 26, 1932, died May 28, 2023. Marlene was born in Cresco, Iowa to Edwin Shobakken and Virginia (Woodard) Shobakken. Her father died when she was five, her mother when she was eight. She was subsequently raised...
Dec. 28, 1930 - May 29, 2023   RICEVILLE - James ‘Jim’ Wright Dean was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, a dear brother and uncle, and a good friend. He passed away May 29, 2023 in Riceville, Iowa, with family at his side. Jim was born to Rev. William and Lydia (Wright)...
Jan. 5, 1960 - May 25, 2023   LIME SPRINGS - Craig Niewoehner, 63, of Lime Springs, Iowa passed away at his home on Thursday, May 25, 2023.  Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, May 31, 2023 at 10:30 a.m. at the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Lime Springs, Iowa.  Friends may call from 4-6 p.m....
Sept. 22, 1937 — May 16, 2023   CRESCO - Carl William “Skip” Grinhaug, age 85, of Cresco, Iowa, passed away at the Gundersen Lutheran Hospital in LaCrosse, Wis. on Tuesday, May 16, 2023.  Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, May 24, 2023 at 11 a.m. at First Congregational Church of Cresco....
March 25, 1954 — May 14, 2023   PROTIVIN - Kenneth “Breezy” Michael Bruess, age 69 of Protivin, Iowa, died Sunday, May 14, 2023, at his home.  A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Saturday, May 20, 2023 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Protivin. Interment followed at Holy Trinity Cemetery. ...
Nov. 9, 1964 — May 10, 2023   RIDGEWAY - On Wednesday, May 10, 2023, Jody Lynn Livingood passed away at 58 years young Her family will gather for a private graveside service on Thursday, May 18. Condolences may be sent to 2850 318th Ave., Ridgeway, IA 52165. She was born on Nov. 9, 1964, in Cresco...
Dec. 28, 1960 — May 8, 2023   ALTA VISTA - Roger J. Meirick, age 62, of Alta Vista, Iowa, passed away unexpectedly of natural causes on Monday, May 8, 2023, in Elma, Iowa. A mass of Christian burial will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 13, 2023 at St. Bernards Catholic Church in Alta Vista...

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