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Obituaries

Linda Tessau

Linda Mary (Ligouri) Tessau died April 26, 2021 at home surrounded by her family after a battle with lung cancer. Linda was born June 30, 1948. The daughter of Frank and Elizabeth Ligouri, Linda was raised in Des Moines and attended Saint Anthony’s Catholic School and graduated from Saint ...

Ervin Walter “Erv” Petersen

Ervin Walter “Erv” Petersen, 76, of Reinbeck, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, April 22, 2021 at his home in Reinbeck, while under the care of Cedar Valley Hospice. Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 25, 2021 at the Abels Funeral and Cremation Service, ...

Richard Eugene Slingluff

Richard (Dick) Slingluff, 69, of Garwin died peacefully in his home on Saturday, April 10th. His last day was spent surrounded by his loving family. A Celebration of Life will be held from 12 pm - 3 pm Saturday April 24th, at the Garwin Community Building in the Park. This will be an open ...

Joseph Karkosh

Joseph “Joe” J. Karkosh Jr., 69, of Hudson, IA passed away on the morning of Monday, April 5, 2021 at the Mercy One Covenant Medical Center in Waterloo, IA. Following Joe’s wishes, public visitation will be held from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 8th, 2021 at the Abels Funeral ...

Alice Hinders

Alice M. Hinders, age 91, of Middleton, Wisconsin, died Wednesday, March 10, 2021. She was born on March 30, 1929, in Marshalltown, Iowa, daughter of Emil and Dena (Grimmius) Stickfort. Alice attended school in Holland and Grundy Center, graduating in 1947. She married Marvin Ray Hinders on ...

Sue Ann Keeler

Sue Ann Keeler, 65, of Gladbrook, IA passed away Sunday, March 21, 2021 at her residence. Funeral Services will be 10:30 a.m., Monday, March 29, 2021, at United Methodist Church in Gladbrook. Visitation will be 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Sunday, March 28, 2021 at United Methodist Church. A private ...

Duane Jans Jr.

Duane A. Jans Jr., 75, of Norman, OK, formally of Reinbeck, IA passed away on the afternoon of Friday, March 12, 2021 with his loving family by his side. Funeral services for Duane will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 27, 2021 at the Abels Funeral Home French-Hand Chapel located in ...

Sebastian Verduyn

Sebastian Verduyn - 56 of Zearing, passed away Wednesday, March 17th while under the care of the Zearing Health Care Center in Zearing, Iowa. Sebastian's wishes was to donate his body to the University of Iowa for research. Cremation and formal internment service will follow in the fall of 2021 ...

Marlys O. Petersen

Marlys O. Petersen, a long-time resident of Reinbeck, was born in Malcom, Iowa, on March 20, 1939, to Edna Mae Meldrum and Ernest Story. She passed away peacefully on Monday, March 15, 2021, at Parkview Manor. A private memorial service was held by the family and a private inurnment was held ...

Rachael Goings

Rachael Louise Goings, 85, of Waterloo, died Friday, March 5, 2021 at Pavilion of Friendship Village in Waterloo. Funeral services were Thursday, March 11, 2021 at Locke Funeral Home with burial in Garden of Memories Cemetery, both in Waterloo. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to ...