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Steve Miller

August 17, 1954 - June 23, 2018

STEVES FAMILY REQUESTS THAT FAMILY AND FRIENDS DRESS CASUAL FOR HIS SERVICE ON SATURDAY! Steve Miller, 63, of Creston, died Saturday, June 23, 2018 at his home in Creston. Celebration of Life Services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday at the Powers Funeral Home 601 New York Avenue in Creston. Pastor Chuck Spindler will officiate. Burial will be at a later date the Iowa Veteran's Cemetery in...
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Mary Alice Jameson

December 9, 1962 - June 22, 2018

Mary Alice Jameson, 55, of Greenfield, died Friday, June 22, 2018 at the Crest Haven Care Centre in Creston. Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 29, 2018 at the Cornerstone Fellowship Church 2158 Highway 92 in Greenfield. Pastor Mark Underkofler will officiate. Burial will be private. No viewing will be held. Memorials may be directed to the...
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Helen Blazek

August 28, 1926 - June 20, 2018

Helen M Blazek, 91, of Osceola, formerly of Creston died Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at Clarke County Hospital in Osceola. Celebration of Life Memorial Services will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, June 23, 2018 at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Pastor Mary O'Riley will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery, south of Creston. Visitation with family receiving friends will be 1-2:00 p.m. Saturday at...
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Bill & Marilyn Ticknor

September 10, 1931 - June 20, 2018

Bill Ticknor, 86, of Creston, died on April 6, 2018 at his home in Creston. Celebration of Life Memorial services for Bill and Marilyn will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 23 at Crest Baptist Church 1211 N. Poplar in Creston. Pastor Charles Spindler will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery in Creston. In lieu of flowers, memorials are to the American Heart...
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Jeff Bird

December 2, 1963 - June 14, 2018

Jeff Bird, 54, of Creston died Thursday, June 14, 2018 at his home in Creston. Memorial services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, June 25, 2018 at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Pastor Joanna Davis will officiate. Flag presentation will be by Theodore J. Martens, Creston VFW Post #1797. No visitation will be held. In lieu of flowers, memorials are to the family. Online condolences...
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Lawrence "Tom" Hibbs

July 20, 1936 - June 4, 2018

Lawrence Thomas "Tom" Hibbs was born July 20, 1936, and passed away on June 4, 2018 at the age of 81. Tom was the only child of Florence Mozelle Ashby and Ralph Lawrence Hibbs. Celebration of Life Services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 7, 2018 at the Powers Funeral Home 612 N. Dodge in Afton. Tom Hagen will officiate. Burial will be in the Old White Cemetery in Oskaloosa. Online...
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Steven Ashby

December 11, 1965 - June 3, 2018

Steven Ashby, 52, of Creston, passed into the presence of the Lord on Sunday, June 3, 2018 at the Greater Regional Hospice House - HCI. Celebration of Life Services will be 10:00 a.m., Saturday June 16, 2018 at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Rev. Dale Williams will officiate. Burial will be at Elm Grove Cemetery in Des Moines, Ia. Open visitation will be Friday June 15, 2018 from 3-8 p.m. at the...
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Viola Willett

May 25, 2018

Viola Willett, 86, of Thayer, died Friday, May 25, 2018 at the Afton Care Center in Afton. Celebration of Life Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at the Powers Funeral Home in Afton. Pastor Dwayne Henrichs will officiate. Burial will be in the Murray Cemetery in Murray. Open visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 29, 2018 with family receiving friends from 6 to 8 p...
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Steve McLandsborough

July 28, 1953 - May 24, 2018

Steve McLandsborough, 64, of Creston, died Thursday, May 24, 2018 at his home in Creston. Memorial services will be 5:30 p.m. Thursday, June 7, 2018 at the Powers Funeral Home 601 New York Ave. in Creston. Pastor Mary O'Riley will officiate. Burial will be private. Open visitation from 2 to 5:30 Thursday, at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Memorials are to be determined. Online condolences can...
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Clifford Blazek

January 12, 1929 - May 21, 2018

Clifford D. Blazek, 89, of Creston, died Monday, May 21, 2018, at Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston. Graveside Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, May 24, 2018 at Prairie Lawn Cemetery, north of Creston. Pastor Delores Doench will officiate. In lieu of flowers, memorials are to be determined. Online condolences can be made at www.powersfh.com. Clifford Dale Blazek...
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Phyllis Smith

April 26, 1933 - May 17, 2018

Phyllis Smith, 85, of Creston, died Thursday, May 17, 2018 at Afton Care Center. A Sharing Time will be at 3:30 p.m., May 26, 2018 at the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Fellowship Hall, in Creston. Visitation with family receiving friends will be from 2-4:00 p.m. at the First Christian Church. Pastor Tony Thurston will officiate. Memorials can be given to the First Christian...
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Joel Slaybaugh

May 11, 2018

Joel Slaybaugh, 65, of New Virginia formerly of Stuart, went to be with his Lord, Friday May 11, 2018 Winterset North Care Center. Memorial services in memory of his life will be 11:00 a.m. Friday June 8, 2018 at the All Saints Catholic Church in Stuart, Ia. Rev. David Flemming will officiate. Open visitation will be from 3– 7 p.m. with family receiving friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at...
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Steven Johnston

December 12, 1947 - May 10, 2018

Steven Johnston, 70, of West Des Moines, formerly of Oskaloosa, passed away Thursday, May 10, 2018 at Greater Regional Hospice Home HCI in Creston, Ia. Graveside memorial services will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, May 19, 2018 at the Union Cemetery in Fairfield. Pastor Diane Brokken will officiate. Burial will be at Union Cemetery in Fairfield. Memorials are to the family. Online condolences can be...
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Janis Lane

January 1, 1939 - May 10, 2018

Janis Lane, 79, of Afton, died Thursday, May 10, 2018 at the Greater Regional Hospice House-HCI in Creston. Celebration of Life Memorial Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday May 25, 2018 at the St. Edward Catholic Church in Afton. Father Ken Halbur will officiate. Private family burial will be at a later date in the Kearney Cemetery in Kearney, Neb. Family will be receiving friends from 10 to 11 a...
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Jennie Webb

October 3, 1924 - May 9, 2018

Jennie Webb, 93, of Rochester, Michigan, formerly of Shannon City and Creston areas, died Wednesday, May 9, 2018 in Rochester, Mich. Celebration of Life Graveside Services will be 1:00 p.m. Friday, at Graceland Cemetery south of Creston. Pastor Jodi Rushing will officiate. Open visitation will be from 2:00 – 7:00 p.m. Thursday with family receiving friends from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Thursday at...
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Bernard Smith

May 16, 1946 - May 6, 2018

Bernard Smith, 71, of Creston, died Sunday, May 6, 2018 at the Creston Specialty Care in Creston. No public services will be held. Private service were held by the family. Online condolences can be given at www.powersfh.com. Bernard Allen Smith, son of Elizabeth Ida (Ripperger) Smith and Gail Allen Smith, was born on May 16, 1946 in Des Moines, Iowa. He was educated in...
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Kurt Kiburz

April 5, 1968 - May 6, 2018

Kurt Kiburz, 50, of Afton, died Sunday, May 6, 2018 at his home near Afton. Celebration of Life Services will be at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at the Powers Funeral Home 601 New York Ave. in Creston. Pastor William Richardson will officiate. Burial will be in the Tingley Cemetery, north of Tingley. Military Graveside Rites by the Theodore J. Martens Post #1797 Creston, VFW. ...
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Cindy Love

April 5, 1952 - May 4, 2018

Cindy Love, 66, of Afton, died Friday, May 4, 2018 at the Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston. Celebration of Life Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at the Powers Funeral Home 612 N. Dodge Street in Afton. Pastor Tim Maxa will officiate. Open visitation will be from 2 to 7 p.m. Monday, May 7, with family receiving friends from 5 to 7 pm. In lieu of flowers,...
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Darlene Rohrig

June 26, 1939 - May 4, 2018

Darlene Rohrig, 78, of Creston, went to be with her Lord on Friday, May 4, 2018 at Creston Specialty Care in Creston. A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be 3 p.m. Sunday, May 6, 2018 at First Baptist Church in Creston. Private burial will be at Graceland Cemetery in Creston. Pastor Dave Tebbenkamp will officiate. Visitation and family receiving friends will be one hour prior to service 2...
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Michael Tonelli

August 5, 1957 - May 2, 2018

Michael Tonelli, 60, of Thayer, died Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. A sharing time will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at Powers Funeral Home 601 New York Avenue in Creston. Open visitation will be 2-:7:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 9, 2018, with family receiving friends from 5-7:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. There will be no viewing. In lieu of...
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Lela Keller

May 27, 1930 - April 27, 2018

Lela Keller, 87, of Creston; formerly of Decatur County, died Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at the Greater Regional Hospice Home- HCI in Creston. Celebration of Life Memorial Graveside Services will be at a later date at the Maple Hill Cemetery in Osceola, Iowa. Memorials may be directed to the family. Online condolences may be given at www.powersfh.com. Lela Marie Vandel, the second...
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Connie Roan

January 27, 1944 - April 25, 2018

Connie Roan, 74, of Afton, died Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at Creston Specialty Care in Creston. Celebration of Life Memorial services will be held 10:00 a.m. May 12, 2018 at the Afton Community Center. Pastor Dwayne Henrichs will officiate. Burial will be at the Beulah Cemetery, near Thayer. In lieu of flowers, memorials are to be established. Online condolences can be made at www.powersfh.com. ...
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Delores Roberts

August 10, 1929 - April 25, 2018

Delores Roberts, 88, of Creston, died Friday, February 9, 2018, at Greater Regional Hospice Home - HCI in Creston. Celebration of Life Memorial Services are set for 11:00 a.m. Saturday, April 28, 2018, at the Graceland Cemetery Chapel, south of Creston. Family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Saturday prior to the service at the Graceland Cemetery Chapel and burial at Graceland...
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Emmalou "Lou" Brown

December 31, 1930 - April 24, 2018

Emmalou "Lou" Brown of Urbandale died April 24, 2018 at Urbandale Health Care Center. Memorial graveside service will be Tuesday May 1 at 1:00 at the Graceland Cemetery in Creston. Dr. Beverlee Bell of Walnut Hills United Methodist Church will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery in Creston. Memorials can be given to the Walnut Hills United Methodist Church, 12321 Hickman Rd,...
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Everett Heuckendorf

November 9, 1931 - April 24, 2018

Everett Heuckendorf, 86, of Creston died Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at the Creston Specialty Care in Creston. Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Friday, April 27, 2018 at Graceland Cemetery, south of Creston. Pastor Mary O'Riley will officiate. Military Graveside Rites by the Theodore J. Martens Post 1797, Creston V.F.W. Burial will be at Graceland. Memorials are to be established....
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Vyrle Baker

July 1, 1934 - April 21, 2018

Vyrle Baker, 83, of Creston, formerly of Leon & Red Oak died Saturday, April 21, 2018 at Creston Specialty Care in Creston. A Celebration of Life Graveside Memorial Service will be held 11:00 a.m. Monday, May 21, 2018 at North Fairview Cemetery in Lenox. Powers Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements. Burial will be at North Fairview Cemetery in Lenox. Memorials can be given to the Afton...
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Wendell Wilson

October 25, 1925 - April 21, 2018

Wendell Wilson, 92, of Afton, passed away Saturday, April 21, 2018 at Afton Care Center in Afton. A Celebration of Life Service will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at the Afton United Methodist Church. Pastor Joel Sutton and Pastor Jim Morris will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery, south of Creston. Open visitation will be 2-7:00 p.m. Tuesday, with family...
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Doris Gilbertson

November 25, 1947 - April 17, 2018

Doris Gilbertson, 70, of Churdan, formerly of Creston died Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Celebration of Life Service will be 2 p.m. Saturday, April 21, 2018 at the Powers Funeral Home 601 New York Ave. in Creston. Burial will be in at the Moon Cemetery near Macksburg. Visitation with family receiving friends will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Service time Saturday...
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Edith Neisemier

July 10, 1928 - April 17, 2018

Edith Neisemier, 89, of Osceola; formerly of Lorimor and Thayer areas, died Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at her daughter's home near Diagonal. Celebration of Life Service will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 23, 2018 at the Powers Funeral Home 601 New York Ave. in Creston. Pastor Dwayne Henrichs will officiate. Burial will be at the Lorimor Cemetery, south of Lorimor. Open visitation will be from 1 to 6...
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William "Pat" Megrew

March 17, 1937 - April 17, 2018

Pat Megrew, 81, of Cromwell, died Tuesday, April 17, 2018, Creston Specialty Care. Celebration of Life Service will be 2:30 p.m. Monday, April 23, 2018 at the Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Pastor Jason Williams will officiate. Burial will be at the Maple Hill Cemetery in rural Cromwell. Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service on Monday at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. In...
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Ann Ferguson

May 7, 1942 - April 14, 2018

Meredith Ann Ferguson, 75, of Creston, died Saturday, April 14, 2018 at the Greater Regional Hospice Home –HCI in Creston. Celebration of Life Memorial Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at the Powers Funeral Home 601 New York Ave. in Creston. Pastor Charlie Fillinger will officiate. Burial will be private at the Tingley Cemetery, north of Tingley. Visitation...
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Aaron "Skip" Deacon

October 31, 1949 - April 11, 2018

Skip Deacon, 68, of Creston died Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at Select Specialty Hospital at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Celebration of Life Services will be held 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at the Powers Funeral Home 601 New York Ave. in Creston. Pastor Chuck Spindler will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery, south of Creston. Military honors will be provided by...
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Matt Norman

April 27, 1976 - April 10, 2018

Matthew Shane Norman passed away on April 10, 2018, at the age of 41. A Memorial Service in memory of Matt will be held on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at 2 pm at The First Presbyterian Church in Creston, visitation with family receiving friends will begin at 1pm. A private burial will be at Graceland Cemetery, south of Creston . There will also be a 2nd memorial service in Omaha on...
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Richard "Dick" Coach Skarda

December 10, 1935 - April 9, 2018

Richard Skarda, 82 , of Creston, died April 9, 2018, at Homestead Assisted Living in Creston. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, at the Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Creston. Father Ken Halbur will officiate. Burial will be at a later date. Open visitation will be from 12:00 – 4:00 p.m. Sunday with family receiving friends from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Sunday with a time of sharing at 3:30...
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Lenita Foley

August 11, 1954 - April 6, 2018

Lenita Foley, 63, of Creston, died Friday, April 6, 2018 at St. Luke's Hospice House in Kansas City, Mo. Celebration of Life services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 12, 2018 at First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Creston. Pastor Jim Werner and Pastor Tony Thurston will officiate. Burial will be in the Graceland Cemetery, south of Creston. Open visitation from 2 to 7 p.m...
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Charles Bittner

December 21, 1944 - April 5, 2018

Charles Bittner, 73, of Creston, died Thursday, April 5, 2018 at Greater Regional Medical Center. Graveside Services will be 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 10, 2017 at West Fairview Cemetery in Lenox. Pastor Dave Tebbenkamp will officiate. Memorials are to be determined. Online condolences can be given at www.powersfh.com. Charles Lyle Bittner, son of Edward T. Bittner and Delma Mae ...
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Verlene Jones

February 27, 1936 - April 4, 2018

Verlene Ann Jones was born February 27, 1936 in Ringgold County, Ia to Byrma Lee Ergenbright and Hazel Elva (Keller) Ergenbright. She attended Nevinville schools later from Richland High School in 1954. On May 14, 1954 she was united in marriage to Robert (Bob) Richard Jones. They first settled in Zion area on a farm where their 5 children were raised. Kathy, Keith, Kim, Kelly, and Kurt...
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Kevin Sharp

November 1976 - March 2018

Kevin Sharp, 41, of Creston died March 15, 2018 in Tulum, Mexico. Celebration of Life Memorial Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, March 31, 2018 at the Southwestern Community College Gymnasium in Creston. Pastor Mary O'Riley and Pastor Rick Titus will officiate. Burial will be private at Graceland Cemetery, south of Creston. Open visitation will be from 2 to 7 p.m. Friday, March 30 at...
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Sterling Sharp

February 2006 - March 2018

Sterling Sharp, 12, of Creston died March 15, 2018 in Tulum, Mexico. Celebration of Life Memorial Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, March 31, 2018 at the Southwestern Community College Gymnasium in Creston. Pastor Mary O'Riley and Pastor Rick Titus will officiate. Burial will be private at Graceland Cemetery, south of Creston. Open visitation will be from 2 to 7 p.m. Friday, March...
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Adrianna Sharp

May 2010 - March 2018

Adrianna Sharp, 7, of Creston died March 15, 2018 in Tulum, Mexico. Celebration of Life Memorial Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, March 31, 2018 at the Southwestern Community College Gymnasium in Creston. Pastor Mary O'Riley and Pastor Rick Titus will officiate. Burial will be private at Graceland Cemetery, south of Creston. Open visitation will be from 2 to 7 p.m. Friday, March...
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Amy Sharp

April 1979 - March 2018

Amy Sharp, 38, of Creston, died March 15, 2018 in Tulum, Mexico. Celebration of Life Memorial Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, March 31, 2018 at the Southwestern Community College Gymnasium in Creston. Pastor Mary O'Riley and Pastor Rick Titus will officiate. Burial will be private at Graceland Cemetery, south of Creston. Open visitation will be from 2 to 7 p.m. Friday, March 30 at...
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Kevin and Amy Sharp family

March 2018

Celebration of Life Memorial Services for Kevin Sharp, Amy Sharp, Sterling Sharp and Adrianna Sharp, will be 2 p.m. Saturday, March 31, 2018 at the Southwestern Community College Gymnasium in Creston. Pastor Mary O'Riley and Pastor Rick Titus will officiate. Burial will be private at Graceland Cemetery, south of Creston. Open visitation will be from 2 to 7 p.m. Friday, March 30 at...
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Jeff Ibbotson

October 12, 1942 - March 22, 2018

Jeff Ibbotson, 75, of Creston died Thursday, March 22, 2018 at Iowa Veterans Hospital in Des Moines. Funeral services will be 5:00 p.m. Monday, March 26, 2018 at First Baptist Church in Creston. Flag presentation will be by Creston Theodore J. Martens V.F.W. Post 1797. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery in Creston at a later date. Pastor David Tebbenkamp will officiate. Open...
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Clarice Minnick

January 9, 1921 - March 20, 2018

Clarice Minnick, 97, of Creston, passed away Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at Creston Specialty Care. Celebration of Life Services will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, March 26, 2018, at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Pastor Tony Thurston will officiate. Burial will be at Greenlawn Cemetery in Afton. Open visitation, with family receiving friends will be 2 – 5 p.m. Sunday, March 25, 2018 at the Powers Funeral...
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Richard 'Rick' Young

March 11, 1960 - March 19, 2018

Richard 'Rick' Young, 58, of Creston, died Monday, March 19, 2018 at his home in Creston. Celebration of Life Memorial services will be held 10:00 a.m. Friday, March 23, 2018 at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Britt Minson will facilitate the service. Gathering of family and friends will be one hour prior to the service starting at 9:00 a.m. on Friday at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Burial...
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Donald Mitchell

August 2, 1925 - March 18, 2018

Donald I. Mitchell, 92, of Silver Springs, Nevada; formerly of Creston, died January 11, 2018 in Reno, Nevada. A Graveside Military Committal will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at Graceland Cemetery, south of Creston. The Theodore J. Martens Post #1797 Creston V.F.W. will be giving military honors. Powers Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements. Online condolences may be...
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Denny Goodrich

May 7, 1941 - March 17, 2018

Denny Goodrich, 76, of Creston; formerly of Stanton, died Saturday, March 17, 2018 at the Clearview Home in Mount Ayr, Iowa. Memorial Graveside Services will be 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at Graceland Cemetery, south of Creston. Chaplain Mike Albert will officiate. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family. Online condolences can be given at www.powersfh.com...
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John H. Kline

May 26, 1936 - March 10, 2018

John Kline, 81, of Afton, died Saturday, March 10, 2018 at the Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston. Open memorial gathering with family receiving friends will be from 10:30 a.m. until service time Saturday March 17, 2018 at Powers Funeral Home in Afton. Celebration of Life Memorial service will be held 11:30 a.m. Saturday March 17, at Powers Funeral Home in Afton. Flag presentation will...
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Donald Roan

May 3, 1935 - March 3, 2018

Donald Roan, 82, of Afton, died Saturday, March 3, 2018 at Creston Specialty Care in Creston. Celebration of Life Memorial services will be held 10:00 a.m., March 24, at the Afton Community Center. Military honors will be provided by Theodore J. Marten's VFW Post #1797 of Creston and Afton. In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been made for the Afton Fire & Rescue in Don Roan's name. ...
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Tim Darnold

February 2, 1963 - March 1, 2018

Tim Darnold, 55, of Creston died at his home in Creston. Private services will be held at a later date. Powers Funeral Home in Creston is assisting with arrangements. Online condolences can be made at www.powersfh.com. The family wishes to express their thanks to the Creston people, his Wal-Mart friends, Medical helpers and the Creston Police that assisted. Timothy Darnold was born...
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Kay Ritter

August 30, 1939 - March 1, 2018

Kay Ritter, 78, of Creston, died Thursday, March 1, 2018 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines from complications of influenza B. Celebration of Life Services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at the First United Methodist Church, 400 N. Elm in Creston. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery, south of Creston. Pastor Jodi Rushing will officiate. Open visitation will...
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Roberta Briley

January 21, 1933 - March 1, 2018

Roberta Briley, 85, of Creston, died, Thursday March 1, 2018 at Clearview Home in Clearfield Iowa. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Sunday March 4, at the First United Methodist Church in Creston. Pastor Jodi Rushing will officiate. Burial will be at a later date in the Murray Cemetery. There is no public visitation scheduled. Memorials are to the First United Methodist...
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Phyllis Zarifis

June 15, 1934 - February 27, 2018

PHYLLIS' SERVICE HAS BEEN CHANGED TO 1:00 P.M. SATURDAY, WITH VISITATION ON FRIDAY Phyllis Zarifis, 83, of Creston joined her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, February 27, 2018, at Creston Specialty Care. Celebration of Life Services will be 1:00 p.m. Saturday, March 3, at First Baptist Church in Creston. Pastor Norman Hoag will officiate the service. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery in...
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William "Bill" Drake

April 12, 1932 - February 15, 2018

William "Bill" Drake, 85, of Creston died Thursday, February 15, 2018 at Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston. Celebration of Life services will be 2:00 p.m. Sunday, February 18, 2018 at the Powers Funeral Home junction of highway 34 and 25 in Creston. Pastor Lonnie Koons will officiate. Burial will be in Moon Cemetery, south of Macksburg. Memorials are to be established in his name...
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Shirley Wilmeth

June 17, 1938 - February 15, 2018

Shirley Wilmeth, 79, of Creston, died Thursday, February 15, 2018 at Greater Regional Hospice Home/HCI in Creston. Celebration of Life Services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, February 23, 2018 at the Powers Funeral Home 601 New York Avenue in Creston. Pastor Chuck Spindler will officiate. Burial will be at Greenlawn Cemetery, east of Afton. Open visitation will be 2-7:00 p.m. Thursday, February 22,...
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Paul Allen Scheel

September 19, 1972 - February 14, 2018

Paul "Boner" Scheel, 45, of Creston died Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at his home in Creston. Celebration of Life Services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, February 24, 2018 at Powers Funeral Home 601 New York Avenue in Creston. Pastor Tim Maxa will officiate. Burial will be at a later date at Graceland Cemetery in Creston. Open visitation will be 2-7:00 p.m. Friday, February 23, with family...
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David Parks

July 24, 1975 - February 12, 2018

David Parks, 42, of Creston, died Monday, February 12, 2018 at Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston. Celebration of Life Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, February 21, at the Powers Funeral Home 601 New York Avenue in Creston. Pastor Mary O'Riley will officiate. Burial will be private. Visitation with family receiving friends will be from 12 to 2 p.m. Wed. at the Powers Funeral...
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Baby girl Ariana Hazel Holle

February 10, 2018 - February 10, 2018

Ariana Hazel Holle, was delivered Saturday, February 10, 2018 at Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston. Private Memorial Services will be held at the Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Pastor Rick Titus will assist the family. Online condolences can be made at www.powersfh.com. Ariana Hazel Holle was delivered February 10, 2018 to Caitlyn Ray and Jordan Holle in Creston. She...
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Larry Gibson

May 10, 1940 - February 5, 2018

Larry Gibson, 77, of Creston, died Monday, February 5, 2018 at the Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Celebration of Life Memorial Services will be 2 p.m. Monday, February 12, 2018 at the Powers Funeral Home 601 New York Avenue in Creston. Pastor Mary O'Riley will officiate. Visitation with family receiving friends will be 1 to 2 p.m. Monday at the Powers Funeral Home. In...
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Robert H. Thompson

September 1, 1938 - February 4, 2018

Robert H. Thompson, 79, of Afton, died Sunday, February 4, 2018 at the Greater Regional Hospice Home – HCI in Creston. Military services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, February 8, 2018 at the Iowa Veterans Cemetery near Van Meter, Iowa. Open visitation will be 2 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 7, at the Powers Funeral Home 612 N. Dodge Avenue in Afton, with family receiving friends from 5 to 7 p.m....
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Jean Richardson

November 6, 1928 - February 2, 2018

Jean Richardson, 89, of Creston, died Friday, February 2, 2018 at the Greater Regional Hospice Home – HCI in Creston. Celebration of Life Service will be 4 p.m. Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at the First United Methodist Church in Creston. Pastor Jodi Rushing will officiate. Burial will be at the Graceland Cemetery, south of Creston. Open visitation will be from 2:00 – 7:00 p.m....
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Boone Denton

February 1, 2018

Boone Denton, 18 months old, of Creston, passed away Thursday, February 1, 2018 the Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston. Celebration of Life Services will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Pastor Rick Titus will officiate. Open memorial visitation, with family receiving friends will be 10- 11 a.m. service time prior to the service on Wednesday....
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Carol Wilcoxson

December 9, 1928 - January 31, 2018

Carol L. Wilcoxson, 89, formerly of Lamoni, died Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at the Southern Hills Specialty Care Center in Osceola. No public services are to be scheduled. Private burial will be at the Trinity Christian Cemetery near Decatur, Iowa. Memorials may be directed to the Trinity Christian Church. Online condolences may be given at www.powersfh.com. Carol Louise ...
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Edith Warren

September 24, 1928 - January 30, 2018

Edith Warren, 89, of Lorimor died Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at Ringgold County Hospital in Mt. Ayr, IA. Celebration of Life Memorial Services will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, February 3, 2018 at Powers Funeral Home in Afton. Pastor Dwayne Henrichs will officiate. Burial will be at Greenlawn Cemetery east of Afton. Visitation will be 2-7:00 p.m. Friday, February 2, 2018, with family...
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Margaret A. Baker

April 14, 1934 - January 29, 2018

Margaret Baker, 83, of Creston, formerly of Lenox & Red Oak died Monday, January 29, 2018 at Greater Regional Hospice Home - HCI in Creston. Celebration of Life Memorial Services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at Powers Funeral Home 601 New York Ave. in Creston. Rev. William Richardson will officiate. Burial will be at North Fairview Cemetery in Lenox. Visitation with...
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Eugene Kralik

August 1, 1938 - January 25, 2018

Eugene "Gene" Kralik, 79, of Creston, died Thursday, January 25, 2018 at his home in Creston following heart complications. Services will be 3 p.m. Sunday, January 28, 2018 at the Powers Funeral Home 601 New York Avenue in Creston. Pastor Phil Price will officiate. Burial will be private at a later date. Open visitation will be from 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday, January 27, with family...
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Emma Clem

January 6, 1948 - January 24, 2018

Emma Clem, 70, of Creston, died Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at her home with her family in Creston. Celebration of Life Memorial Mass will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, January 29, 2018 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Creston. Father Ken Halbur will officiate. No visitation will be held. Memorials are to the Holy Spirit Catholic Church or to Hospice of Central Iowa or Crestmoor Golf Club. Online...
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Lucille Jones

August 17, 1938 - January 23, 2018

Lucille Jones, 79, of Afton, died Tuesday, January 23, 2018, at her home in Afton. Celebration of Life Services will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, January 27, 2018, at the Powers Funeral Home 612 N. Dodge in Afton. Pastor Jim Morris will officiate. Burial will be at the Oakland Cemetery, south of Shannon City. Open visitation will be from 2 to 7 p.m. Friday, January 26, with family receiving...
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Rebecca Paxton

November 5, 1956 - January 22, 2018

Becky Paxton, 61, of Afton, died Monday, January 22, 2018 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Services will be 10:30 Friday, January 26, 2018 at Powers Funeral Home in Afton. Pastor Joel Sutton will officiate. Burial will be at Greenlawn Cemetery in Afton. Open visitation will be 3-7:00 p.m. Thursday, January 25, 2018 at Powers Funeral Home in Afton, with family receiving friends from 5-7:00...
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William "Bill" Cihak

December 26, 1931 - January 20, 2018

Bill Cihak, 86, of Creston, died Saturday, January 20, 2018 at the Creston Specialty Care in Creston. A Celebration of Life Memorial Mass will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday, January 25, 2018 at the Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Creston. Father Ken Halbur will officiate. Flag presentation by the Theodore J. Martens Post #1797, Creston VFW. Burial will be 2:00 p.m. Thursday at Iowa Veterans...
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Craig Cordell

November 10, 1963 - January 11, 2018

Craig Cordell, 54, of Creston died Thursday, January 11, 2018 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Celebration of Life Memorial services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, January 15, 2018 at Powers Funeral Home 601 New York Ave. in Creston. Pastor Tony Thurston will officiate. Burial will be at a later date at Graceland Cemetery in Creston. Open visitation will be 1-5:00 p.m....
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Baby Maggie Myers

January 10, 2018

Baby Maggie Myers, 3 days old, of Creston, died Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at Blank Children's Hospital in Des Moines. Baby Maggie is the daughter of John Myers, Jr and Amber Rinke, both of Creston. There are no public services scheduled at this time. Powers Funeral Home in Creston assisted with arrangements. Online condolences can be made at www.powersfh.com.
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Ken C. Hudson

May 9, 1930 - January 8, 2018

Ken Hudson, 87, of Creston, died Monday, January 8, 2018 at the Greater Regional Hospice House in Creston. Celebration of Life Memorial Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, January 13, 2018 at Powers Funeral Home 601 New York Avenue in Creston. Pastor Tony Thurston, Pastor Jim Morris and Pastor Mary O'Riley will officiate. Burial will be at a later date at the St. Lawrence Odd Fellows...
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Chuck Johnson

August 14, 1957 - January 3, 2018

Chuck Johnson, 60, of rural Lenox, died Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at the Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston. Celebration of Life Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, January 8, 2018 at the Powers Funeral Home 601 New York Avenue in Creston. Pastor Jim Morris will officiate. Burial will be at Maple Grove "Guss" Cemetery, south of Corning. Open visitation will be from 1 to 5 p...
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Kelly Konkler

April 10, 1949 - December 30, 2017

Kelly Konkler, 68, of Shannon City, passed away Saturday, December 30, 2017 at his home. Graveside memorial celebration of life services will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, January 8, 2018 at the Iowa Veterans Cemetery in Van Meter. Burial will be at Iowa Veterans Cemetery in Van Meter. Full Military Honors will be provided by the U.S. Navy Honor Guard and the Maurice Dunn American Legion Post # 7. In...
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Bonnie Tallmon

January 22, 1917 - December 28, 2017

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Von Tull

January 23, 1939 - December 22, 2017

W. Von Tull, 78, of Afton, died Friday, December 22, 2017 at his home in Afton. Celebration of Life Services will be 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at the Powers Funeral Home 601 New York Avenue in CRESTON. Pastor Dwayne Henrichs will officiate. Burial will be at Moon Cemetery, south of Macksburg. Open visitation will be from 2 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 26, with family...
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Kathleen Seales

September 30, 1921 - December 14, 2017

Kathleen Seales, 96 of Lorimor, died Thursday, December 14, 2017 at West Bridge Care and Rehab in Winterset. Celebration of Life Service will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, December 18, 2017 at the Powers Funeral Home in Afton. Dwayne Henrichs will officiate. Private Family burial will be at Lorimor cemetery in Lorimor. Open visitation will be from Sunday December 17, 2017 from 1-4 p.m. with family...
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Florence Kepner

February 14, 1919 - December 8, 2017

Florence Kepner, 98, of Wichita Falls, Texas; formerly of Creston, died Friday, December 8, 2017 at The Gables of Rolling Meadows in Wichita Falls, Texas. Celebration of Life Services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Creston. Pastor Jerry Richards will officiate. Burial will be in the Graceland Cemetery, south of...
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Donna Moran

March 1, 1943 - December 5, 2017

Donna Moran, 74, of Creston, died Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at the Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Celebration of Life Memorial Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, December 9, 2017 at the Powers Funeral Home 601 New York Ave. in Creston. Pastor Delores Doench will officiate. Burial will be private. Visitation with family receiving friends will be from 10 to 11 Saturday...
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Wanda Huntington

June 16, 1920 - December 5, 2017

Wanda Huntington, 97, of Afton, died on Tuesday, December 05, 2017, at the Afton Care Center. Celebration of Life Services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017 at Powers Funeral Home in Afton. Pastor Joel Sutton will officiate. Burial will be at Greenlawn Cemetery, east of Afton. Visitation with family receiving friends will be 10 – 11 a.m. prior to the service, Saturday at Powers...
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Amos Barnhouse

May 18, 1952 - November 27, 2017

Amos L. Barnhouse, 65, of Creston, died Monday, November 27, 2017 at the Greater Regional Hospice Home – HCI in Creston. Celebration of Life Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, November 30, 2017 at the Powers Funeral Home 601 New York Ave. in Creston. Burial will be at the Waverly Cemetery in Waverly, Illinois. Visitation with family receiving friends will be from 9 to 11a.m. Thursday, at...
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Eugene Fitzgerald

February 26, 1938 - November 24, 2017

Eugene Fitzgerald, 79, of Stuart died Friday, November 24, 2017 at his home. Memorial mass will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, December 2, 2017 at All Saints Catholic Church in Stuart. Father Raymond Higgins will officiate. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in Stuart. Open memorial visitation will be from 4- 7 p.m. Friday, December 1, 2017 at All Saints Catholic Church in Stuart, with family...
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Duane Stearns

June 2, 1932 - November 22, 2017

Bernard Duane Stearns, 85, of Ames, formerly of Creston, died Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at the Bickford Cottage of Ames. Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at the Graceland Cemetery, south of Creston. Pastor Delores Doench will officiate. Burial will be at the Graceland Cemetery. Flag presentation will be by Theodore J. Martens VFW Post #1797 of Creston. ...
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Donald Brown

October 8, 1958 - November 21, 2017

Donnie Brown, 59, of Creston, passed away on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at the Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. A visitation will be held in lieu of a service. Visitation with family receiving friends will be from 2 to 6 p.m., December 2, at the Powers Funeral Home 601 New York Avenue in Creston. Memorials may be directed to the family. Online condolences may be made...
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Vincent Schieffer, Jr.

March 25, 1930 - November 19, 2017

Vincent Schieffer, 87, of Creston, died Sunday, November 19, 2017 at the Greater Regional Hospice Home- HCI in Creston. Celebration of Life Graveside Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at the Calvary Cemetery, west of Creston. Father Ken Halbur will officiate. Burial will be at the Calvary Cemetery. Military Graveside Rites by the Theodore J. Martens Post #1797,...
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Darlene Weeda

September 10, 1931 - November 11, 2017

Darlene Weeda, 86, of Afton, died November 11, 2017. Open visitation will be from 2 to 7 p.m. Wednesday November 15, 2017 with family receiving friends from 5-7:00 p.m., and concluding time of prayer and sharing at 7 p.m. Wednesday November 15, 2017 at the Powers Funeral Home, 612 N. Dodge in AFTON. Private burial will be at Tingley Cemetery, north of Tingley. Memorials can be given to...
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Ronald Scarberry

January 17, 1952 - November 11, 2017

Ronald R. Scarberry, 65, of Afton, died Saturday, November 11, 2017. Celebration of Life Services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at the Powers Funeral Home 601 New York Ave. in Creston. Pastor Rick Titus will officiate. Burial will be at Greenlawn Cemetery, east of Afton. Military flag presentation will be performed by the Theodore J. Martens Post #1797, Creston V.F.W. ...
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Linda Permann

November 14, 1944 - November 5, 2017

Linda K. Permann, 72 of Tipton, IA went to be with the Lord on November 5, 2017 following a battle with pancreatic cancer. Linda was born at Creston, IA on Nov 14, 1944. Her parents were William Kenneth and Bessie (Thompson) Miller. She graduated from Des Moines Technical High School in June 1962. Following graduation she was employed by the Des Moines School Board until her marriage to Neil...
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Jennifer Watkins

March 2, 1972 - November 4, 2017

Memorial services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, November 9, 2017 at the Family Worship Center of Kellerton. Pastor Bart Shields will officiate.
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Bobbie Jo Bartley

April 19, 1975 - November 1, 2017

Bobbie Jo Bartley, 42, of Creston, died Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Memorial services will be 1:30 p.m. Friday, November 3, 2017 at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Family will be receiving friends from 12:30-1:30 p.m. service time on Friday, at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. A Celebration of Life Service will be at 4:20 pm at Montgomery...
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John "Jack" Christensen

October 4, 1942 - October 30, 2017

John "Jack" Christensen, 75, of Lucas, formerly of Creston, died Monday, October 30, 2017 at Greater Regional Hospice House in Creston. Celebration of Life Memorial Services will be 11:30 a.m. Monday, November 6, at the Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Pastor Rick Titus will officiate the service. Military flag presentation with taps will be by Theodore J. Martens VFW Post #1797. ...
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Mardelle Huss

August 12, 1916 - October 30, 2017

Mardelle Huss, 101, of Lincoln, Nebraska, formerly of Creston and Afton, died Monday, October 30th, at Lancaster Manor in Lincoln, Nebraska. Services will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday November 8, 2017 at the Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Pastor Jim Morris and Ed Ritter will officiate. Burial will be at Greenlawn Cemetery in Afton. Open visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. to service time Wednesday...
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Phyllis M. Schaffer

October 26, 2017

Phyllis M. Schaffer, 96, of Jackson, TN, formerly of Creston, died October 26, 2017. A Memorial Mass for Phyllis will be held in Creston, IA on November 21, 2017 at 10 AM at Holy Spirit Catholic Church. Fr. Ken Halbur will officiate. There will be a Graveside service shortly after the mass at the Mount Zion Cemetery, 4 miles north of Prescott . A Funeral Mass was held at St. Mary's...
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James McCulley

August 11, 1958 - October 20, 2017

Jim McCulley, 59, of Afton, passed away Friday, October 20, 2017 at his home. Celebration of Life Memorial Services will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at Powers Funeral Home in Afton. Burial will be held privately at Oakland Cemetery in Shannon City. Memorials are to the family. Online condolences can be given at www.powersfh.com. James Alan McCulley was born on August 11, 1958...
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Wayne Scott

February 29, 1956 - October 20, 2017

Wayne S. Scott, 61, of Creston, died Friday, October 20, 2017 at his home in Creston. Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, November 4, 2017 at the Powers Funeral Home 601 New York Ave. in Creston. Pastor Mary O'Riley will officiate the service. Burial will be at South Oakland/Quincy Cemetery near Carbon. Military rites will be presented by Theodore J. Marten's VFW...
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Marilyn Adams

May 31, 1933 - October 18, 2017

Marilyn Adams, 84, of Thayer, died Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at Afton Care Center in Afton. Memorial Services will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, October 23, 2017 at Powers Funeral Home in Afton. Burial will be at Greenlawn Cemetery in Afton. Pastor Jim Morris will officiate. Visitation, with family receiving friends will be one hour prior to service on Monday at Powers Funeral Home in Afton. In lieu...
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John McIntire

December 31, 1934 - October 11, 2017

John McIntire, 82, of Afton, died Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Celebration of Life services will be 11 a.m. Friday, October 13, 2017 at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Pastor Dwayne Henrichs will officiate. Burial will be at Greenlawn Cemetery in Afton. Open visitation will be 2:00 – 7:00 p.m. Thursday with family receiving friends from 5:00 – 7...
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Roger McCay

October 24, 1942 - October 8, 2017

Roger McCay, 74, of Diagonal, died at his home on Sunday, October 8, 2017. Celebration of Life Services will be 1:00 p.m. Saturday, October 14, 2017, at the Powers Funeral Home 601 New York Ave. in Creston. Pastor Chuck Spindler will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery, south of Creston. Visitation, with family receiving friends, will be from 11-1:00 p.m. Saturday at Powers Funeral...
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John Jack Dobberthein

October 4, 2017

John "Jack" Dobberthein, 78, of Thayer, died Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at the Afton Care Center in Afton. Celebration of Life Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, October 9, 2017 at the Powers Funeral Home in Afton. Father. Ken Halbur will officiate. Burial will be in the Murray Cemetery in Murray with full military honors being provided by William Lochery American Legion Post # 405 of Murray...
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