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Obituaries

Jeff Nelsen, 64

Jeff Nelsen, 64, of Traer, IA, passed away after a series of cardiac events on Sunday, January 29, 2023, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines, IA, with his family by his side. A private family service will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, February 4, 2023, at Amity Presbyterian ...

Marlys M. Tandy, 87

Marlys M. Tandy, 87, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, January 21, 2023, at Cottage Grove Place. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 25, 2023, at Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service in Marion, Iowa, with visitation one-hour prior to services. ...

Bernadine Puls, 88

Bernadine Puls, 88, of Gladbrook, IA passed away peacefully Tuesday, January 24, 2023, at Westbrook Acres in Gladbrook. Memorial services will be held 10:30 a.m., Monday, January 30, 2023, at Peace United Church of Christ in Gladbrook. Visitation will be held 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Sunday, ...

Robert (Bob) Edward Harms

Robert (Bob) Edward Harms, of Delavan, Wisconsin, passed away peacefully on January 9th, 2023, with his loving wife, Cheryl, by his side. Bob was born in Waterloo, Iowa, on July 9, 1950, to Edward and Marjorie Harms. He graduated from East High School in Waterloo, Iowa, with the class of ...

Mary Lynne Bearden, 86

Mary Lynne Bearden, 86, of Gladbrook, IA, passed away Saturday, January 7, 2023, at Westbrook Acres in Gladbrook. Memorial services were held at 5:00 p.m. Saturday, January 14, 2023, at the Gladbrook United Methodist Church in Gladbrook, IA. A visitation was held at 2:00 p.m. until the time ...

Merlyn E. Eggers, 92

Merlyn E. Eggers, 92, of Gladbrook, IA, passed away Thursday, January 12, 2023, at Westbrook Acres in Gladbrook. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, January 17, 2023, at Peace United Church of Christ in Gladbrook. Visitation was 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday, January 16, 2023, at ...

Patricia “Pat” Ann (Wrage) Oettchen, 87

Patricia “Pat” Ann (Wrage) Oettchen, 87, of Gladbrook, Iowa, passed away Saturday, January 14, 2023, at Grundy County Memorial Hospital. Services for Pat will be held Wednesday, January 18, 2023, at 1:00 p.m. at the Green Mountain United Church of Christ, Green Mountain, Iowa. ...

Pamela “Pam” Danette Fogt, 53

Pamela "Pam" Danette Fogt, 53, passed peacefully on Sunday, December 25, 2022, with her children by her side. Pam was born January 2, 1969, to Duane and Susan (Scott) Hamann. She spent her childhood living in rural Gladbrook. After graduating from Gladbrook High School in 1987 she attended the ...

Ruth Arlene Thompson, 92

Ruth Arlene Thompson, 92, of Thornton, CO, formerly of Gladbrook, IA, passed away in Broomfield, CO, on December 7, 2022, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s Disease. A graveside service will be Wednesday, January 4, 2023, at 11: 00 a.m. at Maple Hill Cemetery in Gladbrook. Anderson ...

Betty Jane Cheeseman, 96

Betty Jane Cheeseman, 96, of Reinbeck, IA, passed away Monday, December 19, 2022, under the care of Parkview Manor and UnityPoint Hospice. A visitation will be held on January 4, 2023, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. A funeral service will be held January 4, 2023, at 11 a.m. at Abels ...