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Obituaries

Courtney Lynne Rhodes

Courtney Lynne Rhodes, 27, of Gladbrook, passed away unexpectedly Friday, July 2, 2021. To honor her wishes, cremation rites will be given and her family will host a Celebration of Life to be announced at a later date. For further information or to send Courtney’s family a condolence, please ...

Rev. Susan Cluts

On this day, June 24, 2021, Rev. Susan Cluts, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and pastor went home to be with God. Memorial services will be held on Wednesday, June 30, at the United Presbyterian Church, 307 Walnut Street, Traer Iowa. Pastor Bryce Hoit and Pastor Ian McMullen will officiate ...

Vernon Conradi

Vernon Conradi, 93, of Reinbeck, passed away on Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at Parkview Manor in Reinbeck. Per Vernon’s request, there will be no services. He has donated his body to the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine for research and the education of our future doctors and ...

Brandon Allen Oettchen

Brandon Allen Oettchen, 30 of Gladbrook, IA passed away Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at Mercy One in Waterloo, IA as a result of an automobile accident. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday, June 26, 2021 at Peace United Church of Christ in Gladbrook. Interment will be at Maple Hill ...

Andrew H. (Drew) Carlson, III

Graveside services for Drew Carlson, 78, were held on Monday, June 21 at Maple Hill Cemetery, rural Gladbrook. Drew Carlson of West Covina, CA passed away on Monday, December 7, the result of a massive heart attack suffered on December 2. Drew was born in Philadelphia on June 6, 1942 to ...

Betty Jane Jackson

On Sunday, June 13, 2021, Betty Jane Jackson passed away at her home in Ames, just one week shy of her 90th birthday. She was born June 21, 1931, in Traer, Iowa. She married Wayne Jackson in 1949 and they had five children. Betty is survived by her five children Terri (Randy) Georgeson, ...

Julie Johannsen

Julie Johannsen passed away June 12, 2021 at her Scottsdale, AZ home. Julie was born in Marshalltown, IA on September 11, 1957, the daughter of Lyle Jacob Johannsen and Maxine Johnson Johannsen. Julie grew up on the family farm outside Gladbrook, IA where she attended school. She earned her ...

Paul Hatcher

Paul Hatcher, 80 of Gladbrook, IA passed away Sunday, June 6, 2021 in Mission, TX. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at Peace United Church of Christ in Gladbrook. Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Monday, June 14, 2021 at Peace United Church of Christ. ...

Cara Dawn Gethmann

Cara Dawn Gethmann, 32, of Des Moines, died tragically on Thursday, May 27, 2021. She was born July 23, 1988, in Marshalltown, Iowa, daughter of Cornell and Cathy Chatterton Gethmann. Cara graduated from Gladbrook-Reinbeck High School in 2006 before attending Waldorf College. While in high ...

Richard (Dick) Dale Schultz

Richard (Dick) Dale Schultz, 72 , passed away unexpectedly at his Illinois home on May 10th, 2021. Dick is survived by his wife of 37 years, Barbara and his step-children, Wes and Brenda. From a previous marriage, Dick has two sons, Brett and Bryan and a daughter Cambi. Dick has several ...