Obituaries

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14
Apr

Janet Nihart

Janet Nihart

 

On April 8th, 2021, Janet Lee Roberts Nihart, loving wife and mother of one child, passed away at the age of 60 after a seven-year battle with cancer.

  Janet was born February 18th, 1961 in Newton, IA to William and Madonna (Steen) Roberts.  She graduated from Newton High School in 1979, attended college at UNI and finished her education at AIB before joining Huney- Vaughn Court Reporters.  She later worked as an Editorial Assistant at Meredith Corporation and then decided to become a stay-at-home Mom.  Janet married Dean Nihart on 9/12/87 and on 4/27/96 their daughter Amy was born. 

Wed
14
Apr

Russell Guyer

Russell Guyer

 

 

Russell (Russ) C. Guyer, 74 of West Union, IA, peacefully departed this life on March 8, 2021, at Mission Regional Medical Center in Mission, Texas. He was born December 29, 1946, to the late Jesse and Opal (Hull) Guyer. He was the youngest of five siblings. He married Carol Welzel and together they had five children: Cheryl, Jay, Linda, Jackie, and Stacy.   

He attended North High School as a freshman and sophomore and received his GED later in life. He received the Rite of Confirmation with St. Olaf Lutheran Church in 1961.

Wed
14
Apr

Carter Cannon

Carter Cannon

 

Carter J. Cannon, 18, of Hawkeye, died tragically Saturday, April 3, 2021, rural Sumner, as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident.  

Memorial services will be held at 1:30 p.m., Friday, April 16, 2021, at the Arlington Community Event Center with Rev. Ginny Olson officiating. A celebration of life will follow the memorial service at the Event Center from 3 to 8 p.m. A memorial fund in Carter's name has been established at Farmers Savings Bank in Strawberry Point; address, 130 W. Mission St., Strawberry Point, IA 52706. Becker-Milnes Funeral Home in Hawkeye is assisting Carter’s family. Online condolences may be left at www.beckermilnesrettig.com

Wed
14
Apr

Nancy Menzel

Nancy Menzel

 

Nancy Ann (Krein) Menzel, 76, of Gainesville, FL, passed away in her home on March 24, 2021. She was born to parents Rev. Gideon and Dorothy Krein, on July 12, 1944, in Superior, WI. Nancy went to Monticello High School in Monticello, IA, and then to the University of Dubuque in Dubuque, IA, graduating in 1966.  

Nancy met her husband, Richard (Dick) Menzel, while she was in college and he was at Dubuque Theological Seminary, and they were married on June 30, 1968, in Dubuque, IA. Together they raised two children, Melinda (Mindy) and Matthew (Matt). 

Wed
07
Apr

Ruth Moser

Ruth Moser

 

Ruth (Bisson) Moser, age 93, passed away on Sunday, April 4, 2021 at her home at Stoney Brook Assisted Living in West Union , Iowa.

Ruth was born in Columbus, NE January 31, 1928 to Jesse Bisson and Ethel Gossard Bisson.

Ruth graduated from Columbus High School in 1945 and received her B. A. in Home Economics/Child Development from Iowa State University, Ames, IA in 1949.

Ruth was a member of Alpha Gamma Delta Sorority, Order of Eastern Star, West Union Wednesday Art Club and a 50 year member of the PEO Sisterhood.

Ruth was united in marriage to Bruce O. Moser on August 6th, 1949 in Ames, Iowa. They celebrated 60 years of marriage in 2009. Together they raised their 3 children. Ruth and Bruce were honored as 50 year graduates of Iowa State University in 1999.

As a young woman Ruth loved roller skating, dancing, riding her bike and traveling to the Rocky Mountains with her parents.

Wed
07
Apr

Carter Cannon

Carter Cannon

 

Carter Cannon, 18, of Hawkeye, died tragically Saturday, April 3, 2021, rural Sumner, as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident.  Arrangements are pending with Becker-Milnes Funeral Home in Hawkeye. Please call 563-578-3451 or check www.beckermilnesrettig.com for further details.

Wed
07
Apr

Nancy Menzel

Nancy Menzel

 

Nancy Ann (Krein) Menzel, 76, of Gainesville, FL, passed away in her home on March 24, 2021.

An online (Zoom) memorial service for Nancy will be held on Saturday, April 17.  Please e-mail: NancyMenzelMemorial@gmail.com by Friday, April 16 to obtain the Zoom information and service time if you would like to attend. 

 
Wed
07
Apr

Troy Shaffer

Troy Shaffer

 

Troy Lynn Shaffer was born April 24, 1968, to Stan and Sharon (Schupbach) Shaffer, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. When Troy was four, his family moved to Elgin. He was a 1986 graduate of Valley High School, he went on to attend University of Sioux Falls, then grad school at North American Baptist Seminary.

On August 18, 2001, he was united in marriage to Susan Evans at Trinity Baptist Church in Sioux Falls. To this union they were blessed with four children: Megan, Jacob, Mykenzy and Jordan.   

Wed
07
Apr

Dale Ungerer

Dale Ungerer

 

Dale A. Ungerer, 84, of rural Hawkeye, died Easter morning, Sunday, April 4, 2021, at his home.

Wed
31
Mar

Michael Zweibohmer

Michael Zweibohmer

 

 

Michael R. Zweibohmer, 72, of Decorah, Iowa died Friday, March 19, 2021 at VA Medical Center, Iowa City, Iowa, with his family by his side.  Michael Raymond, the son of Arthur and Patricia (Lewis) Zweibohmer, was born March 15, 1949 in Decorah, Iowa.  Mike was baptized and confirmed at St. Francis DeSales Catholic Church in Ossian and attended St. Francis DeSales school.  Mike Graduated from DeSales High School in 1967.

 

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