Obituaries

Margaret Mary Anderson passed away on May 8, 2023 at the age of 95 years. Margaret was born on December 25, 1927 to Jasper Hobson and Eva Constance (Marshall) Ludwig in Chicago, IL.  Her father was a bricklayer and nursery worker and her mother was a music teacher.  The family moved to Fremont, NE...
Mildred “Mick” Theresa (Erlbacher) Graeve  was born on November 20, 1928, the oldest of six children to Valeria (Koesters) and Leonard Erlbacher in Earling, Iowa.  She was baptized and confirmed at St. Joseph Catholic Church.Mick graduated from St. Joseph High School in 1946. She was active in the...
  Joseph “Joe” Leo Kohles was born to Delbert and Celestine “Sally” (Arkfeld) Kohles on January 14, 1952 in Harlan, Iowa. He attended St. Mary’s Catholic School in Panama, Iowa until the age of 12 when he moved with his parents and four youngest siblings to San Bruno, CA.In California, he stayed...
Eden Scot Shaeffer of Avoca, Iowa passed away March 30, 2023.  She was born January 17, 2003, in Amarillo, Texas to Aaron and Cynthia Shaeffer.Eden was simply an ethereal being. Her smile was 1000 watts, lighting up everyone who saw it. She loved to laugh, she laughed loud and made others laugh...
Ralph George Hansen wasborn April 11,1930 on the Hansenfamily farm just north of Walnut toGeorge and Ella Hansen. Ralphattended country schools northof Walnut, and graduated fromWalnut high school in 1947. Aftergraduation Ralph worked with hisfather on the farm that has nowbeen in the family for...
Jack Lee McCool, the son of Larry Steven and Juanita Jane (Theulen) McCool, was born on December 3, 1952, in Harlan, Iowa. He attended school in Tennant, Iowa, through the third grade. When the Tennant school consolidated with the Shelby, Iowa, school, becoming Shelby-Tennant Community School, Jack...
Jan Lakers (85), of Elk Horn, NE died on Saturday, April, 1, 2023.  She was born August 13, 1937 in Manning, IA the daughter of Arlo & Thelma (Ramsey) Hodne.Jan was married to John (Jack) Lakers on April 6, 1956. Jack and Jan celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in 2006 with their family....
Randall Norman Hansen, aka Randy, was born in Harlan, Iowa, on April 15, 1949 to parents, Norman and Hazel. His sister, Dixie, was born three years later. Although he wasn’t thrilled about it, he decided to let her stay.The family lived in Jacksonville, Iowa, and Randy attended Harlan High School,...
Austa Phelps, 103, Moline, passed away Saturday, March 11, 2023 at Aspen Nursing Home, Silvis.Private committal will be at National Cemetery, Rock Island.        Austa was born January 30, 1920 in Denmark, the daughter of Roger and Cena Nielsen.  She married Phillip Phelps, Sr. on October 27, 1944...
Allyn Laverne Bartelson, age 85, son of Ronald and Cecil (McDowell) Bartelson, was born July 5, 1937, at the Harlan Hospital and died Friday, March 10, 2023, at home on the family farm near Irwin, Iowa. He had been in treatment for multiple types of cancer for several years and was under hospice...

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