MARSHALLTOWN — Russell A. Wayne Boyer, 76, of Marshalltown, IA, formerly of Clinton, IA, passed away Sunday, August 3, 2014, at the Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown, IA. Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, August 6, 2014, at the Iowa ... (Clinton Herald)
DYERSVILLE, Iowa -- Nicholas J. Kramer, 14-year-old son of Chris and Jill Kramer, of Dyersville, died Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center-Dubuque, as the result of a motor vehicle accident. Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday ... (Telegraph Herald)
Donald D. Urban, 72 of Iowa City, formerly of Waterloo, died Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014, at Mercy Iowa City. Memorial services will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, at Gay & Ciha Funeral and Cremation Service, followed by a time of food and continued ... (thegazette.com)
ROCK VALLEY, Iowa | Deanne Rose Van Zee, 73, of Rock Valley died Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014, at Hegg Memorial Hospital in Rock Valley. Memorial services will be 3:30 p.m. Thursday at Faith Reformed Church in Rock Valley, with the Revs. Mike Molenaar and Tom ... (Sioux City Journal)
Jerry Lee Simmons, 76, of Rochester died Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, at his home from pancreatic cancer. Jerry was born Feb. 6, 1938, in Ottumwa, Iowa, to Earle and Garnet (Michael) Simmons. He attended Aggasiz School in Ottumwa and later graduated from Kirkwood ... (Winona Daily News)
Over the years I've pondered the meaning of trials and sorrow that my loved ones or I have endured. Some believe there are lessons to learn from hardship. I agree. In many instances we learn compassion, empathy, faith, trust, and humility. Our own choices will often lead to natural consequences that...
"Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal. From an Irish headstone"- Richard Puz, The Carolinian You've been asked to deliver the Eulogy at your loved ones funeral. Where do you begin? Start with the purpose and definition of a eulogy. A eulogy is a short speec...