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2009 Obituaries, R through Z

This page is a listing of the obituaries that appeared in the Fairfield Ledger for people who passed away in 2009. Basic information is shown here, and a click on the "Obit" link will take you to that person's obituary on our county Obituary Board. Use your "Back" button to return to this page.


R     SURNAME Given Name Maiden Name Birthdate Death Date Age Spouse Comment Obit
RANARD Marguerite May FAULKNER Feb 28 1907 Apr 14 2009 102 yrs Joseph Walter RANARD Memorial Lawn Cemetery Obit
RANDOLPH Ruth Eugenia CARRIS 3 Feb 1924 30 Oct 2009 85 yrs 1) Al MERRILL;
2) Craig RANDOLPH
Richland Friends Cemetery Obit
RAUSCHER Ryan Steve   Jul 14 1945 Jul 20 2009 64 yrs unknown Cremated - no services planned; bur. Memorial Lawn Obit
REED Oda ADAM July 30 1926 Jan 3 2009 82 yrs Eugene REED Saints Peter and Paul Cemetery Clear Creek Obit
REIGHARD Mark Eugene   Jul 1 1970 Jun 14 2009 38 yrs unknown Friends Cemetery Richland Obit
REINIER Lorene SHERADEN Dec 18 1917 Sep 29 2009 91 yrs Edwin REINIER Ollie Cemetery Ollie IA Obit
REYNOLDS Darlene Marie GOEHRING Jul 3 1924 Mar 3 2009 84 yrs Richard Samuel REYNOLDS   Obit
RICHARDSON Sheryl 'Sherry' Kay ELARTON 20 Jan 1950 7 Dec 2009 59 yrs Thomas 'Tom' Arthur RICHARDSON Troy Cemetery Troy IA Obit
RICKS Joseph Gleede   Sept 9 1917 Jan 6 2009 91 yrs Edith 'June' ZICKEFOOSE Cottonwood Cemetery Wayland Obit
RIDENOUR Constance 'Connie' RUBY Dec 2 1941 Sep 9 2009 67 yrs Ronald RIDENOUR Oak Ridge Cemetery West Liberty Obit
RIGGS Harry W.   Jun 11 1916 Dec 13 2008 92 yrs Katherine McKENZIE CRAWFORD Batavia Cemetery Obit
ROBERTS Charles Ed   Jan 12 1922 Aug 27 2009 87 yrs 1)Clara Delle BARRY ROBERTS;
2)Eulala June DAVIS
Maple Grove Cemetery Cantril Obit
ROBERTS Otis E.   30 Jan 1930 27 Nov 2009 79 yrs Edna THACKER Forest Home Cemetery Mount Pleasant IA Obit
ROBERTS Roberta Bell EASTER 30 Jun 1913 10 Oct 2009 96 yrs Arthur ROBERTS Center Chapel Cemetery Keosauqua IA Obit
ROBISON Kathryn 'Kate' WHITMORE Sep 2 1912 Mar 21 2009 96 yrs Dwight ROBISON Hillcrest Cemetery Brighton Obit
RODGERS Donald B.     Feb 5 2009   Virginia ______ Red Oak IA Obit
RODIBAUGH Earl 'Gordy' Gordon   Dec 9 1922 Sep 26 2009   Dorothy SWANSON Evergreen Cemetery Obit
ROGERS Eloise Annie SWITZER Sep 1 1918 Feb 2 2009 90 yrs Eldon ROGERS Switzer Family Cemetery Obit
ROGERS Robert 'Bob' Lee     Feb 22 2009 75 yrs Norma Jean ______ cremated Obit
ROLAND Henry Trevor   Jan 18 1919 Feb 19 2009 90 yrs Frances Augusta BOWER Elm Grove Cemetery Washington Obit
ROMERO Tiffany Marie   Aug 30 1983 Jun 22 2009 25 yrs unmarried no services planned Obit
ROUSH Marvin 'LeRoy'   18 Jun 1958 29 Dec 2009 51 yrs unknown cremated - services held later Obit
RUBLE Clyde Marion   9 Jan 1925 26 Nov 2009 84 yrs Barbara Jean WATSON services private Obit
RUBLE Jack   Apr 29 1928 Jan 8 2009 80 yrs 1)Donna HANSHAW;
2)Judy SHEUMAKER
Ottumwa Cemetery Ottumwa Obit
RUGGLES Cedric H.   Dec 15 1931 Apr 29 2009 77 yrs Dixie BLAIR Evergreen Cemetery Obit
RYAN Robert A.   Feb 26 1917 Apr 19 2009 92 yrs unknown Evergreen Cemetery Obit
S     SURNAME Given Name Maiden Name Birthdate Death Date Age Spouse Comment Obit
SANDAGE Diana LONG 27 May 1947 1 Dec 2009 62 yrs Gary SANDAGE services private Obit
SANDY Edith H. WEYER 28 Jan 1921 23 Oct 2009 88 yrs Melvin J. SANDY Lebanon Cemetery Obit
SANER Gerald E.   1 Mar 1949 11 Dec 2009 60 yrs Maria ______ Fellows Cemetery - Keosauqua IA Obit
SAUER Arlo L.   20 Dec 1924 13 Dec 2009 84 yrs Deloris BURNS   Obit
SCHADT Lucile E. McKINNEY 11 May 1921 18 Oct 2009 88 yrs Calvin O. SCHADT   Obit
SCHAFER Charles H.   4 May 1919 31 Dec 2009 90 yrs Kathryn RAMSEY cremated - services private Obit
SCHINDLER Sylvia MICKA 13 Dec 1915 15 Nov 2009 93 yrs Albert Carl SCHINDLER Chapel Hill Gardens West Oakbrook Terr. IL Obit
SCHINSTOCK Zita MENKE 26 Jun 1920 9 Oct 2009 89 yrs John A. SCHINSTOCK St. John's Cemetery Houghton IA Obit
SCHMITTER Fred 'Bud' Otto Jr.   Dec 13 1937 Jan 19 2009 71 yrs Dixie ______ Batavia Cemetery Obit
SCHOCK Kenneth Owen   Feb 14 1929 Apr 10 2009 80 yrs Betty TOWNSEND Evergreen Cemetery Obit
SCHULTZ George Ralph   Jan 4 1931 Jun 16 2009 78 yrs Shirley GREGORY St. Joseph Cemetery Obit
SEPTER Virginia E. 'Ginny' CONNER Jul 17 1934 May 28 2009 74 yrs Dale E. SEPTER Oakland Mills Cemetery Obit
SHAFER D. Joan HESTON Nov 17 1923 Feb 19 2009 85 yrs Jacob B. 'Jake' SHAFER Evergreen Cemetery Obit
SHAKLEE Paul H.   Apr 19 1923 Jan 3 2009 85 yrs Martha MARSH Spencer Cemetery Stockport Obit
SHARP Mary Louise JASPER Nov 29 1934 Mar 14 2009 74 yrs Harold SHARP Griffin-Leggett Rest Hills Mem Park AR Obit
SHEETS Wanda K. BARKER Aug 31 1911 Sep 11 2009 98 yrs Floyd SHEETS Evergreen Cemetery Obit
SHEMANSKI Stanley   Aug 13 1927 Mar 28 2009 81 yrs Eithel DICKSON Polishville Cemetery Obit
SHERRELL Martha Delores SMITH Apr 28 1941 Jul 26 2009 68 yrs unknown SHERRELL   Obit
SHOTT George B.   Mar 20 1930 Aug 27 2009 79 yrs 1)Mollie BRAY;
2)MaryLou BERNHOFT
Sky Lawn Memorial Cemetery San Mateo CA Obit
SHRIVER Florence Annabelle FISK Jun 14 1919 Feb 26 2009 89 yrs Paul P. SHRIVER Steffenville MO Obit
SIBLEY Cheryl Lee SEYMOUR 8 Nov 1947 7 Oct 2009 61 yrs Chuck SIBLEY no services planned Obit
SILL Daniel C.     9 Oct 2009 33 yrs   Batavia Cemetery Obit
SIMPSON Larry Joe     Jun 12 2009 60 yrs Heidi ______ cremated - Fountain CO Obit
SINGER Carl Edwin   Nov 14 1925 Feb 24 2009 83 yrs Jacqueline NORTHCUTT Evergreen Cemetery Obit
SINN William F. Jr.     Jun 22 2009 75 yrs Lilli ______ Sarasota National Cemetery FL Obit
SKAGGS Kriss D.   Jan 29 1954 Jul 6 2009 55 yrs 1)Patsy Deanne COFFIN;
2)Ann SHANNAN
Maple Hill Cemetery Birmingham Obit
SLOAN David Harley   Aug 13 1914 Jun 16 2009 94 yrs Verna L. MELVIN Bethlehem Cemetery Floris Obit
SLOAN Wain Leonial   Sep 11 1924 Mar 1 2009 84 yrs Mila Eveleen FOREMAN Silent City Cemetery Monroe IA Obit
SMITH B. Bryan   Dec 27 1922 Jun 2 2009 86 yrs 1)Joyce L. AHLSTROM;
2)Marilyn J. ORR
Evergreen Cemetery Obit
SMITH Bettye Kathryn GAINES 10 Mar 1920 19 Dec 2009 89 yrs Theodore Burns SMITH pending Obit
SMITH Carol Ann WRIGHT Dec 24 1935 May 1 2009 73 yrs Lester 'Pete' SMITH Mill Creek Hill Cemetery Georgetown PA Obit
SMITH Colleen GOWEY Apr 18 1959 Sep 17 2009 50 yrs Harold SMITH Evergreen Cemetery Obit
SMITH Debra Ann MILLHOUSE Mar 16 1955 Jan 12 2009 53 yrs Jerry Lee SMITH Evergreen Cemetery Obit
SMITH Erma Florence NIECE 15 Dec 1913 10 Oct 2009 95 yrs Dale LeRoy SMITH Mount Zion Cemetery Martinsburg IA Obit
SMITH Martha 'Katheryne' HARPER 6 Oct 1912 25 Nov 2009 97 yrs Wilbur SMITH Memorial Lawn Cemetery Obit
SMITH Ralph Edward   Nov 12 1924 Mar 23 2009 84 yrs Evelyn REBLING Hope Lutheran Cemetery Obit
SNETSELAAR Katherine H. FLEMING Apr 12 1919 Apr 7 2009 89 yrs Henry SNETSELAAR Pleasant Hill Cemetery Prairie City Obit
SNIDER Carroll L.   Jul 26 1918 Jun 20 2009 90 yrs Helen ______ Medway Cemetery OH Obit
SNOOK Phyllis Jean OSBORN Sep 15 1943 Sep 6 2009 65 yrs Glen W. SNOOK Zion Lutheran Cemetery Douds Obit
SNYDER Geraldine 'Jeri' AKIN Jun 19 1927 Aug 15 2009 82 yrs R. Keith SNYDER Spencer Cemetery Stockport Obit
SOLOMON Gertrude 'Trudy' WEISS Mar 7 1921 Jun 18 2009 88 yrs Irwin SOLOMON Ottumwa Jewish Cemetery Ottumwa Obit
SPRAGUE Frederick     Mar 4 2009 63 yrs Beverly STEVENS   Obit
SPURGEON Doris M. CHADWICK Aug 30 1918 Jan 8 2009 90 yrs Harvey W. SPURGEON Fellows Cemetery Keosauqua Obit
STAGNER Helen L. HUMPHREY 7 Jun 1928 12 Nov 2009 81 yrs Dean STAGNER Elm Grove Cemetery Washington IA Obit
STEELE Alice P. WOODARD Apr 29 1919 Feb 15 2009 89 yrs Francis Herbert STEELE Eldon Cemetery Obit
STEVENS Shirley WOODS 23 Sep 1941 25 Oct 2009 68 yrs Donovan Leroy STEVENS Pleasant Hill Cemetery Obit
STEVENS Troy   31 Mar 1936 14 Nov 2009 73 yrs Donna May VOGT Wright Cemetery Obit
STILL Mildred G. HOUSE 7 Mar 1919 11 Dec 2009 90 yrs Archie Dale STILL Thompson Cemetery Bonaparte IA Obit
STONER William Dean 'Billy'   Jan 13 1978 Apr 22 2009 31 yrs   Evergreen Cemetery Obit
STOVER Joan WHITEHILL 18 Jan 1926 31 Dec 2009 83 yrs Stanley R. STOVER Evergreen Cemetery Obit
STRANG Max D.   16 Nov 1937 12 Nov 2009 71 yrs Yvonne CRIST Maple Grove Cemetery Cantril IA Obit
STREITMATTER Donna Rae KIJOWSKI Jul 28 1938 Apr 8 2009 70 yrs Michael STREITMATTER svcs held later Obit
STRIDE Ann Marie CURLEY Mar 25 1934 Jan 20 2009 74 yrs Roland STRIDE cremated Obit
STRONG Carol D. DAWSON Dec 23 1927 May 24 2009 81 yrs Kirk H. STRONG buried Watsontown PA Obit
STULL N. L. 'Jim'   Mar 18 1921 Jan 14 2009 87 yrs Mary J. CARMICHAEL Evergreen Cemetery Obit
STUMM Sarah     Mar 23 2009 56 yrs unmarried   Obit
SUTTON Alberta V. FISHER   2 Dec 2009 99 yrs Gary SUTTON Oak View Cemetery Albia IA Obit
T     SURNAME Given Name Maiden Name Birthdate Death Date Age Spouse Comment Obit
TADE Goldie May WEIHER 22 Sep 1909 7 Dec 2009 100 yrs William Archibald 'W.A.' TADE Vale Cemetery Bonaparte IA Obit
TAYLOR Everett Micheal 'Mike'   Jun 25 1948 Sep 18 2009 61 yrs unknown cremated Obit
TEDROW Glenn Oscar   Jan 20 1919 Jan 25 2009 90 yrs Arlene Elizabeth WILLIAMS Mount Moriah Cemetery Libertyville (Douds?) Obit
TEDROW Patricia A. 'Patty' PALMER Jun 5 1934 Jun 7 2009 75 yrs Gerald TEDROW Wellman Cemetery Wellman IA Obit
TERRY Neva Elizabeth BOUSE 1922 18 Nov 2009 87 yrs Buster K. 'Buck' TERRY Died in Boise ID Obit
THOMAS Josephine MESSER Jul 30 1929 Sep 14 2009 80yrs Clifford THOMAS Evergreen Cemetery Obit
THOMAS Stuart F.   31 Oct 1920 2 Nov 2009 89 yrs Doris M. DeVAULT Fiedler Cemetery Eldon IA Obit
THORN Betty L. RENEKER Aug 22 1933 Feb 6 2009 75 yrs Edgar L. THORN Zion Lutheran Cemetery Douds Obit
TODD Christopher Clark   9 Feb 1950 28 Dec 2009 59 yrs   To be announced Obit
TOLSON Lester Marvin   1943 Mar 2 2009   unknown   Obit
TRUEBLOOD Donald LeRoy   Nov 4 1957 Aug 24 2009 51 yrs Vikki STEELE Linwood Cemetery Cedar Rapids Obit
TUCKER Willis C.   Jul 2 1919 May 19 2009 89 yrs Wanda M. FREEMAN Grant Cemetery Rome Obit
TURNER Catherine 'Kay' SKEETERS Oct 30 1920 Sep 24 2009 88 yrs Harold Edward TURNER Valley Presbyterian Church Green Valley AZ Obit
TUTTLE Patrick   Aug 15 1969 Jun 26 2009 39 yrs Tammy FORMAN COOK pending Obit
TWISS Erma J. FLETCHER 2 Jun 1942 7 Nov 2009 67 yrs Charles O. TWISS Bonaparte Cemetery Bonaparte IA Obit
U     SURNAME Given Name Maiden Name Birthdate Death Date Age Spouse Comment Obit
ULM Norma Lee DREW 7 Feb 1937 28 Dec 2009 72 yrs Donald ULM cremated Obit
UTZINGER Rusty R. 'Ozzie'   Feb 24 1978 Jun 11 2009 31 yrs Judi DETMERING (fiancÚ) Sunnyside Cemetery Milton Obit
V     SURNAME Given Name Maiden Name Birthdate Death Date Age Spouse Comment Obit
VAN NOSTRAND Eleanor Ruth HAMIEL Jun 27 1925 Apr 9 2009 83 yrs Robert D. VAN NOSTRAND Leon Cemetery Leon Obit
VAN SICKLE Lyle Victor   Oct 2 1928 Jun 2 2009 80 yrs Phyllis Darlene DISNEY Forest Home Cemetery Mount Pleasant Obit
VERNON John Craig   Jan 5 1923 Mar 21 2009 86 yrs Helen ______ died San Jose CA Obit
W     SURNAME Given Name Maiden Name Birthdate Death Date Age Spouse Comment Obit
WALKER Robert Dale   Aug 1 1922 May 18 2009 86 yrs Florence Eileen LAUER cremated Obit
WALLACE Donald Emmett   Apr 12 1939 Jun 15 2009 70 yrs Shriley D. CLARK Miller Chapel Cemetery Keosauqua Obit
WALLACE Shirley D. CLARK Apr 30 1939 Jun 12 2009 70 yrs Donald Emmett WALLACE Miller Chapel Cemetery Keosauqua Obit
WARD-BLOUGH Mary E. HOLDEN Jun 1 1918 Jul 7 2009 91 yrs 1)Jack F. WARD;
2)Ronald BLOUGH
Evergreen Cemetery Obit
WATKINS Isabelle Eleanor FUNKY Jun 6 1931 Aug 24 2009 78 yrs 1)Victor USOVSKY;
2)Francis Ray WATKINS
Garden of Memories Waterloo Obit
WATSON Brent Kean   May 30 1956 Mar 17 2009 52 yrs Ronda Kay HUGEN Spencer Cemetery Stockport Obit
WELCH Betty Louise ZELLERS Dec 10 1932 Mar 7 2009 76 yrs unknown Shaul Cemetery Ottumwa Obit
WELLER Doris CLIFFORD 27 Dec 1925 16 Dec 2009 83 yrs Charles B. WELLER Jr. Evergreen Cemetery Obit
WELLER James Stanley   Jul 20 1952 Jan 31 2009 56 yrs   Evergreen Cemetery Obit
WELLS Darlene Vivian HARTLEY Jan 30 1935 Mar 23 2009 74 yrs Donald WELLS Batavia Cemetery Obit
WESTFALL Madge CRAFF Apr 10 1901 Aug 23 2009 108 yrs Claude WESTFALL Evergreen Cemetery Obit
WHEELER William Drake   Dec 23 2007 Sep 24 2009 1 yr   Middletown Cemetery Obit
WHITCANACK Elizabeth V. 'Betty'   Sep 25 1920 Jan 17 2009 88 yrs Hollis M. WHITCANACK Lebanon Cemetery - Keosauqua IA Obit
WHITCANACK Hollis M.   Jun 30 1915 Oct 15 2009 94 yrs Elizabeth V. ______ Lebanon Cemetery - Keosauqua IA Obit
WHITE Norma Arline BARTHOLOMEW Oct 22 1920 Mar 30 2009 88 yrs Robert Nelson WHITE Laurel Hill Cemetery Des Moines Obit
WHITE Ronald D.   Dec 28 1936 May 23 2009 72 yrs Patricia DAVIS Crawfordsville Cemetery Crawfordsville Obit
WHITEBREAD Hoyt Lester   Jan 26 1917 Jan 4 2009 91 yrs Jeannette PETERS Oakland Cemetery Keokuk Obit
WHITMORE Florence D. FUNK Nov 7 1913 Feb 9 2009 95 yrs 1)Orrie DAVIS;
2)Dail DAVIS; 3)Harvey R. WHITMORE
Abingdon Cemetery Obit
WIEBER Edwin Dwight   Jul 9 1920 Aug 14 2009 89 yrs Elizabeth M. JOHNSON Cremated - inurned at Lidgerwood ND Obit
WILLIAMS Evelyn Irene ARINGDALE Oct 1 1932 Jun 3 2009 76 yrs Rex L. WILLIAMS Maple Hill Cemetery Birmingham Obit
WILLIAMS Nadine R. DUVALL Oct 1 1932 Jan 6 2009 76 yrs Max L. WILLIAMS Maple Grove Cemetery Cantril Obit
WINSLOW Minnie Lucile ROSS Jan 13 1920 Aug 29 2009 89 yrs Arthur J. WINSLOW Memorial Lawn Cemetery Obit
WOOD John Willis   Feb 25 1928 Mar 17 2009 81 yrs Minnie ______   Obit
WOODBURN Dorothy 'Eleanor' SPARKS Oct 3 1918 Apr 21 2009 90 yrs Robert WOODBURN Batavia Cemetery Obit
WOODSMALL David Ray   Jul 20 1957 Feb 13 2009 51 yrs Sharon BARBER Salem East Cemetery Salem Obit
WORLEY James 'Jim' R.   Nov 21 1937 May 28 2009 71 yrs Carolyn ______ Rock Island National Cemetery Rock Island IL Obit
WORLEY Lester L.   Apr 6 1927 Aug 28 2009 82 yrs Rose Mary FRITZ Elm Grove Cemetery Washington Obit
WRAY Patsy 'Pat' Jean SCHECHTER Mar 22 1936 Jun 23 2009 73 yrs Roland WRAY   Obit
WRIGHT Donald A.   Mar 8 1938 May 4 2009 71 yrs Carol ______ Bonaparte Cemetery Bonaparte Obit
Y - Z     SURNAME Given Name Maiden Name Birthdate Death Date Age Spouse Comment Obit
YARGUS Wayne Ora   Aug 8 1929 Apr 30 2009 79 yrs 1)Lavinia Ester COZINE;
2)Martha CARTER
Evergreen Cemetery Obit
ZACHMEYER Richard Dale   May 4 1932 May 31 2009 77 yrs Lucille Anita WEBER Evergreen Cemetery Obit
ZIHLMAN Phil   Oct 7 1941 Jan 8 2009 67 yrs Thelma VORHIES svcs held later Obit
ZIMMERMAN Ivan Paul   2 Jan 1977 7 Dec 2009     services private Obit


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