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Obituaries

Jack Sarasio, 89

Jack Sarasio, 89, passed away Sunday, February 2, 2020 at Mercy Hospice in Johnston. Jack was born on May 9, 1930, son of John and Fern (Griffith) Sarasio. Jack attended McKinley Elementary School and graduated from Lincoln High School in January of 1949. After he was out of school for the ...

Robert Joseph Posusta, 63

Robert Joseph Posusta, 63, of Parachute, Colorado went home to the Lord on January 9, 2020 at the Palisade Living Center, Palisade, Colorado after a long battle with cancer. Robert was born on July 15, 1956 in Marshalltown, Iowa. The son of George F. and Helen C. (Hayek) Posusta. Robert grew ...

Gary Gene Boldt, age 76

Gary Gene Boldt, age 76, of Gladbrook, passed away in the early morning of Friday, January 17th, at the UnityPoint Health in Marshalltown. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, January 23rd, 2020, at the Gladbrook United Methodist Church with Pastor Gideon Gallo officiating. He ...

William Mark Nash, 71

William Mark Nash, 71, of Cedar Falls, formerly of Reinbeck, died on January 12, 2020, at Mercy One Hospital in Waterloo. A Memorial Mass will be held on Friday, January 17, 2020, at 10:30 AM at St. Gabriel Catholic Church outside of Reinbeck with Father David G. Kucera officiating. Visitation ...

Slices of Life By Jill Pertler-Universal parenting truths 2.0

I’ve written about universal parenting truths before (2015), but there are so many of them, it warrants a second column (and perhaps even a third). There are simply some things we all experience as parents (and often don’t talk about because they are embarrassing or uncomfortable or maybe ...

Darlene “Dar” Marie Fleming, 84

Darlene “Dar” Marie Fleming, 84, of Central City, Iowa, formerly of Reinbeck, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, January 4, 2020, at the Sunrise Hill Care Center in Traer, Iowa. The family will greet friends from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 8, 2020, at Murdoch Funeral Home & ...

Donald Wolfgram, 93

Donald Wolfgram, 93, of Traer, passed away December 28, 2019, at MercyOne Covenant Hospital. Visitation will be at Overton Funeral Home, Traer, Friday, January 3, 2020, 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Funeral service will be at Traer United Presbyterian Church, Saturday January 4, 2020, 10:30 a.m. Military ...

Kenneth Wayne Plaehn, 96

Kenneth Wayne Plaehn, 96, of Reinbeck, Iowa, passed away on Friday, December 27, 2019 at Parkview Manor in Reinbeck. Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. until time of funeral service at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, December 30, 2019 at the First Presbyterian Church in Reinbeck. Burial will follow ...

Donald Wolfgram, 93

Donald Wolfgram, 93, of Traer, passed away December 28, 2019, at MercyOne Covenant Hospital. Visitation will be at Overton Funeral Home, Traer, Friday, January 3, 2020, 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Funeral service will be at Traer United Presbyterian Church, Saturday January 4, 2020, 10:30 a.m. Military ...

Karen K. Pieper, 72

Karen K. Pieper, 72, of Gladbrook, IA, passed away Tuesday, December 24, 2019, at the Iowa River Hospice Home in Marshalltown, IA, with her loving family by her side. Memorial Services will be 10:30 a.m., Friday, January 3, 2020, at the Gladbrook United Methodist Church in Gladbrook, with Rev. ...