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  • MARTHA LOUISE DURHAM MAY 3, 1929 --FEB. 22, 2014 LITTLETON, Colo. -- Martha L. Durham, 84, of Littleton, Colo., died on Feb. 22, 2014, at the Lutheran Medical Center. She was born May 3, 1929, in Oskaloosa, the daughter of Arie and Georgia (Rinehart) Vander Linden. She graduated from Oskaloosa Hig

    March 28, 2014

  • Lyle Taylor obit photo LYLE HAROLD TAYLOR APRIL 24, 1924 -- MARCH 24, 2014 FAIRFIELD -- Lyle Taylor, age 89, of Fairfield, passed away March 24, 2014, at his home in Fairfield. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, March 29, at Behner Funeral Home in Fairfield, with cremation after the service and a private burial

    March 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • Merlin Spoelstra obit photo MERLIN SPOELSTRA OCT. 2, 1969 -- MARCH 27, 2014 NEW SHARON -- Merlin Dean Spoelstra, 44, of rural New Sharon, died early Thursday, March 27, 2014, in Keokuk County. He was born Oct. 2, 1969, at Oskaloosa, the son of Harold and Freda Vander Streek Spoelstra. He attended the Oskaloosa Christian

    March 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • Helen Phillips obit photo HELEN PHILLIPS FEB. 16, 1916 -- MARCH 23, 2014 OSKALOOSA -- Helen Phillips, 98, of Oskaloosa passed away Sunday evening, March 23, 2014, at the Mahaska Health Partnership Hospice Serenity House in Oskaloosa. Helen Lucille Phillips, daughter of Cliff and Fern Hatcher Phillips, was born, Feb. 16, 1

    March 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • Don Goemaat obit photo DONALD GOEMAAT JAN. 16, 1948 -- MARCH 20, 2014 NEW SHARON -- Donald Goemaat, 66, of New Sharon was surrounded by his family when he completed his journey to be with Jesus on Thursday, March 20, 2014, while being cared for at the MHP Hospice Serenity House in Oskaloosa. He was born Jan. 16, 1948,

    March 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Freda Spoelstra obit photo FREDA SPOELSTRA DEC. 31, 1927 -- MARCH 19, 2014 NEW SHARON -- Freda Spoelstra, 86, of New Sharon, was surrounded by her family when she went to be with the Lord Wednesday, March 19, 2014, while being cared for at the MHP Hospice Serenity house in Oskaloosa. She was born Dec. 31, 1927, in Mahask

    March 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Doris Shaw obit photo 3-21 DORIS MILDRED SHAW AUG. 18, 1914 -- MARCH 18, 2013 OSKALOOSA -- Doris Mildred Shaw, age 99, of Oskaloosa and formerly of Hedrick, passed away March 18, 2014, at Northern Mahaska Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Oskaloosa. Visitation will begin after 12 p.m. Monday, March 24, at the Fremont Fune

    March 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Helen Kirk obit photo HELEN KIRK MARCH 19, 1924 -- MARCH 18, 2014 WATERLOO -- Helen L. Kirk, 89, of Waterloo, died at Unity Point Health ? Allen Hospital on Tuesday, March 18, 2014. She was born on March 19, 1924, in Keokuk, daughter of Bert and Alda Mae Garrett Knowler. She graduated from Barnes City High Schoo

    March 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Lorene Burrichter obit photo LORENE ESTHER BURRICHTER MARCH 7, 1940 -- MARCH 9, 2014 EITZEN, Minn. -- Lorene Esther Burrichter, life-long educator and world traveler, died peacefully on March 9, 2014, in her retirement home in Eitzen, Minn. There she had been the primary care-giver for her mother who lived just beyond her 100th birt

    March 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Naomi Minor obit photo NAOMI 'FERN' MINOR MAY 10, 1934 -- MARCH 17, 2014 CEDAR RAPIDS -- Naomi "Fern" Minor, 79, of Cedar Rapids, passed away Monday, March 17, 2014, at the Hiawatha Care Center, Hiawatha. A funeral service celebrating Fern's life will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, March 21, at the Cedar Memorial Chapel of M

    March 20, 2014 1 Photo

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