Cedar County, Iowa

West Bethel Cemetery
also known as Bethel Cemetery
Iowa Township

Directions from Tipton; take Highway 38 south to county road F44 and turn right. After crossing the Cedar River bridge at Rochester, turn left on Atalissa Road, go to 305th St., and turn right. The cemetery is about one-half mile down the road.

Source of this cemetery listing is from reference books, gravestone photos, death records and researcher personal records.

Compiled and submitted by Beverly Witmer and Jackie Terry, June 24, 2015
They also took photos of all the grave markers in this cemetery. To view them on the Iowa Grave Stone Photo Project CLICK HERE

s/s: Shares stone p/o: Parent of w/o: Wife of d/o: Daughter of
n/d: No date h/o: Husband of c/o: Child of s/o: Son of

Last Name Given Name Birth Death Notes
Adams Charles Francis 8 Jun 1874 16 Sep 1962 h/o Esstella Cress married 6 Nov 1907, p/o George
Adams Esstella Crees 2 Jul 1882 22 Apr 1969 s/s Charles Francis
Barkhurst Eva L 8 Feb 1887 7 Mar 1960 s/s Frank O'Dell
Barkhurst Evelyn Rose Hayes 25 Aug 1921 Jun 1980 s/s Herbert O
Barkhurst Frank O'Dell 22 Feb 1880 2 Jun 1960 h/o Eva B LaRue married 18 Mar 1908 p/o Lester, Herbert, Harold, Dorothy, Lorena
Barkhurst Herbert O 19 Jun 1914 22 Dec 1991 h/o Evelyn Rose Hayes, p/o Janet & Donald
Burrows Ada Everett 20 Nov 1880 20 Jun 1862 s/s George
Burrows George 14 Oct 1872 22 Mar 1956 h/o Ada Everett married 19 Jan 1904, p/o Otho & Ruby
Burrows Ruby Olive 14 Nov 1906 28 Mar 1910 d/o George & Ada Everett
Carney Ella 16 Jan 1870 20 Jun 1885 d/o Jasper Newton & Frances Hines
Carney Frances Hines 20 Oct 1842 6 Nov 1913 s/s Jasper Newton
Carney Infant 1869 n/d s/o Jasper Newton & Frances Hines
Carney Isabel Williams 5 Jul 1824 6 May 1898 s/s Thomas Jefferson
Carney Jasper Newton 11 Mar 1844 30 May 1919 h/o Frances Hines married 28 Jan 1864, p/o John, William, infant, Ella, Thomas, Lulu, Katherine, Anna, Mary, Charles, Emma, LaVerna
Carney Thomas F 12 May 1872 22 Feb 1873 s/o Jasper Newton & Frances Hines
Carney Thomas Jefferson 16 Aug 1818 17 Jan 1901 h/o Isabel Williams, married 2 Jun 1842, p/o Jasper, John, William, Frances, Thomas, Mary, Ann, Jane, Margaret, Belle, & lost 3
Case John William 15 Sep 1821 5 Jun 1882 h/o Lucy A Patterson married 3 Aug 1843 p/o Eliza, Perry, Ellen
Case Lucy A Patterson 27 May 1822 17 Mar 1883 s/s John William
Cole George "Bud" 8 May 1936 27 Feb 1992 s/s LaRue Adelia Reimers married 23 Feb 1985; f/o Randy, Cheryl, LuAnn, Terry
Cole LaRue Adelia Reimers 24 Sep 1944 14 Apr 2014 1st marriage Donald L Marks married 14 Oct 1967, p/o Patty & Gina; 2nd marriage George "Bud"
Collison Millie O'Ella LaRue 18 Nov 1901 24 June 1965 w/o Harry Raymond married 1919, p/o Wendell, Loretta, Alma, Myrtle
Crees Anna 2 May 1868 18 Feb 1869 d/o Henry & Mary Walter
Crees Carrie Belle 10 Aug 1879 17 Oct 1884 d/o Neely & Emma Jane Wyant
Crees Emma Jane 1881 1891 d/o Neely & Emma Jane Wyant
Crees Florence 1894 1896 d/o Joseph W & Lucetta Jane "Jane" Linn
Crees Henry 27 Feb 1831 19 Feb 1903 h/o Mary Walter married Oct 1859, p/o John, George, Ida May, Willard, Anna Bell, Nancy, Amy, Herbert, Chester, Nelly
Crees John H 13 Jan 1806 17 Apr 1882 h/o Sarah McLaughlin, p/o Nancy, Henry, Thomas, Neely, Joel, Joseph
Crees Joseph W 15 May 1839 12 Dec 1919 h/o Lucetta Jane "Jane" Linn married 1872, p/o James, Clyde, Verrena, Edgar, Esstella, Frank, Alice, Luella, Florence
Crees Lucetta Jane "Jane" Linn 20 Apr 1849 12 Sep 1929 w/o Joseph W
Crees Mary Walter 27 Sep 1839 26 Oct 1917 s/s Henry
Crees Nancy 25 Dec 1829 3 Feb 1915 d/o John & Sarah McLaughlin
Crees Sarah McLaughlin 21 May 1804 26 Jun 1869 w/o John H
Crees Thomas M 7 Mar 1832 18 Oct 1871 h/o Mary Jane Guild married 5 Mar 1857, p/o Sarah
Creps Emma R Callahan Oct 1851 26 Mar 1934 s/s Henry
Creps George W 6 Dec 1871 8 Jul 1873 s/o Henry & Emma
Creps Henry Oct 1843 13 Sep 1920 h/o Emma R Callahan married 1869, p/o Samuel, George, Rosa, William
Creps Samuel H 7 Feb 1870 10 Dec 1870 s/o Henry & Emma Callahan
Dallege Derek Dean 10 Nov 1982 23 Jul 2010 f/o Marissa; s/o Rickey & Pamela Jo Brouwers
Dallege Dorothy E.H. Westphal 4 Sep 1920 Jul 1980 s/s Floyd
Dallege Floyd 2 Oct 1920 2 Apr 1997 h/o Dorothy E Westphal, p/o Carol, William, Delores, Dorris, Joan, Rickey; 2nd wife Jeanetta May Campbell Brouwers, 23 Dec 1981
Dallege Mary A Smith 16 Jun 1946 25 Nov 1982 w/o William V, m/o James & Daniel Dunnahoo
Davis Abel Thomas 28 Sep 1820 19 Nov 1902 h/o Clarissa White, p/o Emily; 2nd wife Sarah A Doty, married 22 Apr 1854, p/o Caroll, Nettie, William, Sherman, Kate, Attalissa, LydiaClarissa White, p/o Emily
Davis Nellie 9 Feb 1870 7 Apr 1877 d/o Abel & Sarah
Davis Sarah A Doty 8 Feb 1829 19 Aug 1872 s/s Abel Thomas
DeMean Catharina "Minnie" Reimers 3 May 1842 23 May 1925 w/o Johann
DeMean Helena 23 Dec 1865 14 Nov 1844 d/o J & M
DeMean Johann "John" 17 Jul 1835 2 Jan 1907 h/o Catharina "Minnie" Reimers, p/o William, Helena, John, George, Peter, Claus, Mary, Dora & 2 children died in Germany
Doty Christopher Christian 20 Oct 1856 20 Feb 1877 s/o James & Catherine Sauer Doty
Doty John 15 Dec 1797 14 Jan 1892 h/o Margaret Reid Jewell 15 Dec 1818, p/o Huldah, James, Lorenzo, Catherine, Sarah, Lucinda, Daniel, John, Martha; 2nd marriage to Miriam Burge Jewel 6 Nov 1859
Doty Miriam Burge Jewell 10 Feb 1805 11 Dec 1896 s/s John; John Doty & Miriam adopted son Arthur Force; 1st marriage to John Jewell 21 Oct 1823, p/o Mary & Hiram
Harper Children n/d n/d Shared Monument for children of Samuel M & Elizabeth, Joseph, Millie, Infant son
Harper Infant son n/d n/d s/o Samuel M & Elizabeth
Harper Joseph Dec 10 1880 10 Mar 1881 s/o Samuel M & Elizabeth
Harper Millie 25 Oct 1879 12 Mar 1880 d/o Samuel M & Elizabeth; 4 mo 2 wks 2 da
Hawk Caroline Schwinehart 24 Mar 1821 13 Apr 1895 w/o John
Hawk Jesse Lee 1 May 1886 3 Nov 1886 s/o G M & S E Hawk
Hawk John 7 Apr 1825 29 Jun 1882 h/o Caroline Schwinehart, married 7 Dec 1843 p/o William, Harriet, John, George, Mary
Hawkins Frankie 5 Dec 1873 5 May 1874 s/o G W & R D age 5 mo
Hawkins George W 16 Jun 1850 16 Sep 1887 p/o Frankie
Hawkins John 24 Jul 1806 27 Jan 1872 h/o Nancy, p/o John, Martha, Jennette, Lucinda, Ellen, George, Nancy
Hawkins Nancy L 24 Feb 1812 4 Oct 1880 w/o John
Jarrett Barry James 12 Feb 1980 4 Dec 1996 s/o Dennis & Susan LaRue
Jenkins Irene 1843 30 Jan 1871 d/o Wm & K; age 28 yr
Kingsbury Stephen 15 Oct 1839 28 Apr 1877
Kofron Henry A 16 Apr 1912 10 Apr 1977 h/o Mearl A Kabela, p/o James, Don, Rosalene, Richard, Glen, Edward & William
Kofron Mearl A Kabela 2 Aug 1916 10 Nov 1984 s/s Henry A
Kroesen Emma J 7 Feb 1851 4 Oct 1875 w/o J L
LaRue Arthur Elmer 18 Dec 1878 27 Dec 1957 h/o Rosa Adella Burr married 24 Jan 1899; p/o Arthur, Millie, Cloyd, John, Milton, Henry, Daryl, Dorothy, Donald, Charles, Juanita, Howard, Virgil
LaRue Brandi Lee Charlier 14 Mar 1993 14 Mar 1993 d/o Lonnie & Elaine
LaRue Colleen Elenora Cozad 31 Dec 1926 6 Jun 2014 s/s John Sherwood
LaRue Daryl Mark 6 Jan 1910 21 Nov 1973 h/o Ida F Savage p/o Barbara, James, Joyce, Juanita, Rose, Cheryl, Daryl, Randy, Mishelle, Russell
LaRue Dixie Lee 5 Jul 1938 29 Jan 1940
LaRue George F 17 Jun 1807 29 Feb 1880 h/o Mary Fairfield, married c1825 p/o Richard, Francis, Nancy, Cyrus, Lucinda; 2nd wife Lydia Steele married 11 Jan 1842 p/o Isaiah, Joel, George, Amanda
LaRue Jane E Carney 13 Feb 1856 28 Mar 1883 w/o Joel Steele
LaRue Joel Steele 8 Jun 1844 30 Jan 1913 h/o Jane Hutcheson p/o infant LaRue, Johney, Charles, Chester; 2nd wife Jane E Carney p/o Arthur; 3rd wife Charlotte Bowman p/o Eva, Pearl, Maud, Nellie, Joel
LaRue John Sherwood 15 Apr 1908 9 June 1979 h/o Colleen Elenora Cozad married 12 Jan 1946, p/o Mike, Adelia, Lonnie, Marlene, Susan, Sally
LaRue LaVaun J "Sonny" 21 Jul 1930 19 Jul 2005 married Beverly Wimberly 8 Nov 1952, f/o Gene, Gregg, Kenny
LaRue Mary Lucille Burke 27 Feb 1923 2 Jun 2012 s/s Virgil Duane
LaRue Merry Ann Sander 10 Mar 1932 22 Feb 2013 married Vernon W on 4 Apr 1953, p/o Steven, Melody, Tamara, Dawn, Shelley
LaRue Randy LaVon 1 May 1955 14 Nov 2002 married Susan K Roberson Witkoske 24 Apr 2000, p/o Daniel, Randy, Gregg, Randi, Dana, Jennifer, Angie
LaRue Rosa Adella Burr 8 Dec 1879 16 Mar 1945 s/s Arthur Elmer
LaRue Steven Howard 13 Apr 1943 29 Nov 1972 n/s, per obit s/o Howard Marcell & Evelyn Louise Hake
LaRue Vernon Wayne 8 Sep 1928 9 Nov 2016 h/o Merry Ann Sander LaRue
LaRue Virgil Duane "Boob" 5 Oct 1923 24 Aug 2011 h/o Mary Lucille Burke married Mar 1941, p/o Duane, Tressa, Daniel, Loretta
Lindsey Mary C 18 Jan 1849 1 Sep 1872 d/o David M & Barbara
Linn Claudia E Hutcheson 1880 1946 s/s George
Linn George 31 Aug 1876 1961 h/o Claudia E Hutcheson, married 27 Oct 1897, p/o Dewey
Linn Infant 1875 1875 s/o James & Mary
Linn James Cleveland 10 Oct 1844 22 Mar 1922 h/o Mary Carney, p/o infant, George, Mae
Linn Mary Carney 13 Aug 1851 8 Aug 1940 s/s James
Marolf Ruth M Rice 15 May 1911 25 Mar 1999 married Carl in 1932, p/o Darlene & JoAnn
Osborne Abram 20 Sep 1832 11 Nov 1895 h/o Adelia Baldwin married 24 May 1857 p/o Harriet, Chester, Guy, Pernina, Abbie, Leander, Abram, Walter, John; Co B 35th Iowa Inf
Osborne Adelia Baldwin 2 Sep 1842 20 Aug 1914 s/s Abram
Osborne Guy 11 Jul 1881 10 Oct 1889 s/o Abram & Adelia
Peedon Ellen H 3 Nov 1849 30 Apr 1874 w/o W H, p/o Catherine, Alice, Charles
Pierce Mary Ann Watkins 5 Apr 1838 4 Feb 1886 s/s William L
Pierce William L 10 Feb 1832 30 Oct 1895 h/o Mary Ann Watkins, p/o John , Almeda, Nora & Lydia; Co D 24th Iowa Inf
Potter John D 28 Jul 1830 26 Apr 1902 h/o Kate Scott, p/o Scott
Proctor Carol Joanne Reimers 6 Oct 1939 5 Feb 2012 s/s Robert E
Proctor Dorothy M 8 Jun 1961 11 Dec 2008 d/o Robert & Carol Joanne Reimers
Proctor Robert E 17 May 1936 8 Jan 1993 h/o Carol Joanne Reimers married 7 July 1957, p/o Dorothy, Gail, Connie, Wesley
Ramsey Stewart F 8 Oct 917 19 Jul 1969 h/o Donna Belle, p/o Roger & Patrick
Reichert Darren L 2 Jun 1968 18 Apr 2013 h/o Malinda A Noll married 9 Dec 2005, p/o Dalton, Drake, D.J. & Aimee
Reimers Dorothy MaryJane "Nance" LaRue 20 Jul 1911 24 Aug 1957 s/s Raymond Lester
Reimers Raymond Lester 4 Mar 1899 May 1979 h/o Dorothy MaryJane "Nance" married 27 May 1931, p/o Raymond, Carol, LaRue, Virginia
Robinson Alphia J 9 May 1857 5 Jan 1876 d/o Lucinda V Embree Lesene
Schroeder Gail L Proctor 24 Jul 1962 19 Apr 2009 m/o Christopher Struck; d/o Robert & Carol Joanne Reimers
Shafer Child 3 Jan 1881 18 Jan 1887  
Shafer Child 27 Jul 1891 29 Aug 1893  
Shafer Child 3 Aug 1894 25 Jan 1895  
Spencer Margaret 18 Mar 1888 8 May 1888 d/o Henry & Margaret Ann Wymer
Struck Christopher Lee 18 Aug 2001 18 Aug 2001 s/o Gail L Proctor Schroeder & Terry Lee Struck
Taber Martha Jane "Jennie" Doty 2 Aug 1839 8 Jan 1887 m/o Georgiana May Taber Allured
Truman Charles 1845 1924 n/s per WPA Co A5th MN Vols, h/o Ellen Case, p/o Harry
Truman Ellen Case 28 Mar 1851 16 Jun 1911 w/o Charles
Truman John 16 Jul 1886 30 Nov 1967 s/o Charles & Ella Barkhurst Truman; Pvt US Army WWI
VanEst Gary Dean 8 Feb 1953 20 Apr 2006 h/o Marla Kay Dennison married 26 Mar 1977; 2nd marriage to Gayle Ellen Lichtenstein 3 Jul 1981
Wagamon Max Franklin 13 Nov 1920 21 May 1985 1st marriage Verva L Arhart married 8 Mar 1959; 2nd marriage Atha M Vanzante married 26 Dec 1961; 3rd marriage Beverly J Matlock married 26 Jun 1981
Watkins Richard Arnold 28 Apr 1940 3 Oct 2003 h/o Rosalee Fae Honts married 9 Jun 1962, p/o James, Douglas, John
Watkins Rosalee Fae Honts 24 Jan 1938 18 Feb 2000 s/s Richard Arnold
Winn Walter T 13 Jul 1881 23 Aug 1885 s/o A C & T J
Wolcott Mary Fast Creps 15 Sep 1816 18 Sep 1877 w/o David Creps married 5 Nov 1837, p/o Daniel, Anna, Henry, Barbara, Mary, Sarah, Annetta, William, Lucinda; 2nd husband Samuel Wolcott married 12 Jun 1867
Wymer Margaret Williams 9 Apr 1834 31 Dec 1883 w/o William
Wymer William 22 Aug 1833 15 Mar 1908 h/o Margaret Williams married 22 Apr 1852, p/o Mary, Margaret, Kate, Emily

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