Page County, Iowa obituaries - C- names
from Pat O'Dell
Mrs Crawford died Sunday morning at Municipal Hospital [Clarinda, Iowa].
She was born Nov 22, 1903, at Clarinda, the daughter of Floyd and Belle Edmonds Grove.
On May 17, 1923 she was married to Howard Crawford who preceded her in death on Feb 5, 1974.
Mrs Crawford had worked for Honeywell Mfg. Co in Minneapolis, Mn, before returning to Clarinda. She is survived by two sons, Howard Stanley Crawford of Minneapolis, and Allan Dennis Crawford, of Meriden, Ct. There are four grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Brothers are Gerald Grove of Clarinda and Floyd Grove of Denver, Co.
She was preceded in death by an infant brother.
Burial will be in Memory Cemetery at New Market.
Memorials may be directed to the Municipal Hospital or to the First Christian Church in Clarinda.
Clarinda Herald-Journal, Clarinda, Iowa, Nov 8, 1982
Cumberlain, Sarah Martin – Mrs Sarah Martin Cumberlain, wife of Charles Cumberlain died at their home in Buchanan township, Page county, Monday, June 12, 1916. Her maiden name was Martin. She was born in Beaver county, Pa., Oct 13, 1854. She came to Iowa when a small girl. She was married to Charles Cumberlain, Dec 31, 1874. To their union four children were born – three daughters and one son: Mrs J.W. Wolf, Mrs Harvey Reed, Everett Cumberlain, all of Buchanan township, and Mrs I.E. Manley of Sheridan, Mo. The deceased was long a member of the Methodist Episcopal church at Siam, and for twelve years taught the same Sunday school class there. The funeral was held Wednesday at 2 pm at the Shearer church, with burial in the Shearer graveyard. Rev J.A. Nayle was the officiating minister at the funeral. The Clarinda Journal, Clarinda, Iowa, Jun 15, 1916
Clark, Annie – Miss Annie Clark died Monday morning, Nov 6, 1899, at 8 o’clock, at the home of her mother, Mrs M.E. Clark, in south Clarinda, aged 50 years. She had been sick a long time from a cancer and endured great suffering. She was a kind hearted, amiable and christian lady and bore her suffering without complaint. Her death is deeply mourned by a large circle of friends. The funeral took place at 3 pm Tuesday from her late home, conducted by Dr T.C. Smith and her remains interred in the city cemetery. Page County Democrat, Clarinda, Iowa, Nov 9, 1899
Cree, Mrs Daniel – Mrs Daniel Cree died early Monday morning at her home northwest of the city from blood poison. She had been sick a long time. She leaves a husband and six small children to mourn the loss of a devoted wife and loving mother. Page County Democrat, Clarinda, Iowa, Nov 23, 1899
Combs, Mrs Burr – Mrs Burr Combs died at New Market, Saturday, April 12, 1919, of pneumonia. Her funeral was conducted the following Tuesday by Rev R.C. Snodgrass of Clarinda. Burial was in Memory cemetery. Her husband died something over one year ago. Clarinda Journal, Clarinda, Iowa, Apr 24, 1919
Casey, William – Wm Casey died at the home of his mother, Mrs M.T. Casey in east Clarinda, Thursday evening, March 20, 1902, after a brief illness from pneumonia, aged 18 years, 7 months and 23 days. His sudden and untimely taking off is deeply mourned by all his friends. The funeral took place at 10 o’clock Saturday, conducted by Rev Mrs Anna Taylor, assisted by Rev Hudson.
Page County Democrat, Clarinda, Iowa, Mar 27, 1902
| Cahill, David, age 56, of Clarinda,
Iowa, died Monday, January 30, 2006, at the Clarinda Regional Health Center,
Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m., Friday, February 3, 2006, at the First United Methodist Church, Clarinda, Iowa with Rev. Walden Paige officiating. Visitation with the family will be.7-8 p.m., Thursday, February 2, 2006 at Walker-Merrick Funeral Home, Clarinda, Iowa. Burial will be in the Clarinda Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the First United Methodist Church for updating the sound system. Walker-Merrick Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
David Cahill was born at Clarinda, Iowa to Donald E. Cahill and Mary J. (Pettis) Cahill. David is a 1968 graduate of Clarinda High School. He worked for twenty one years at Wilson Foods until it closed and then he had worked at Pella Corporation, the Lied Center, Kawasaki and Hy-Vee.
David was a driver for the Presbyterian Outreach and he and his mother helped served the Faith, Food and Fellowship on Sunday evenings. He enjoyed swimming, music and computers. David took good care of his family.
Survivors include his parents, Donald and Mary Cahill of Clarinda, Iowa; sister, Nancy Wallace and husband Gene of Omaha, Nebraska; sister, Teresa Lowrance and husband Richard of Belvidere, Illinois; nieces and nephews, Amy Weaver, Stephanie Millikan and husband Shawn, Richard Lowrance, Jr., Mary Lowrance, Robert Lowrance, Cristen Lowrance; grandnieces and grandnephews, Seth and Leah Millikan and Ricky Lowrance.
 Cambre, Arden Adrian - Arden Adrian Cambre passed away May 12,
2006, in San Angelo, Texas.
Preceding Arden in death were his parents.
| Card, Cheryl Kay Tippery,
54, Lincoln, died April 28, 2006, from injuries sustained in a car accident
on I-70 in Columbia, Mo.
Cheryl was born Feb. 28, 1952, to Lyle and Helen Tippery in Oakland [Iowa]. She married Kirtland Calvin Card (8/18/73) in Decatur. Into this union three children were born: Rebecca Sue (10/30/76), Deborah Kay (7/15/78), and Rachel Anne (2/20/81).
Employed by University of Nebraska for 32 years. Her latest position was dining service manager of Cather Pound Neihardt Residence Hall and Selleck Residence Hall. Through the years she has received numerous awards for her outstanding dedication to her profession and her passion for people. Some of those include The Sue Tidball Award for Creative Humanity in 1998, "Certificate of Recognition for Contributions to Students" in 2004 and 2005, numerous service dedication awards for her work at the university and many certificates from various employees for boss of the year. She also received the KFOR Employee of the Day award in 2005.
Cheryl was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church and was an active member in Circle at the church. She has been involved in organizations through her profession including the National Association of Colleges and University Food Services.
Her greatest joy in life was playing with her five grandchildren. She loved to chase them around the house and get into things with them. She also enjoyed people, travel, baking, reading and being outdoors. Most of all she especially enjoyed spending time with family and friends.
Survivors include: husband, Kirtland; daughters, sons-in-law, Rebecca and Brent Wood, Rachel and Jesse Green, all Lincoln, Deborah and Josh Hewitt, Firth; grandchildren, Barak and Brynley Wood, Jed and Jay Hewitt, Faith Green; parents, Lyle and Helen Tippery, Decatur; sisters, brothers-in-law, Susan and Wayne Hansen, Tekamah, Janelle and John Ray of Herman; brother, sister-in-law, Larry and Sandy Tippery, Blair; brother-in-law, sister-in-law, Ken and Liz Card, Clarinda, Iowa; special friends, Marcia and Kenton Baughman, Milford; numerous nieces and nephew, aunts, uncles, cousins and many special friends and her enormous UNL family.
Preceded in death by grandparents, Roy and Myrtle Tippery, Lester and Helga Froid; special friend, Hanna Hess (Lincoln).
Services: 10 a.m. Monday, Saint Paul United Methodist Church, 1144 M St.
Burial: 11 a.m. Monday, Lincoln Memorial Park. Visitation: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday, with family greeting friends, 3-6 p.m., Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 S. 14th St. Memorials may be sent to any Wells Fargo Bank to the Cheryl Card Memorial Fund.
| Carlsen, Marie "Betty" Carlsen passed away Thursday, October 20, 2005, in Colorado Springs, CO. For more information and to send your condolences and memories of Mrs. Carlsen to her family go to web site www.selbyfuneralchapel.com.|
 Carlson, Dennis, was born August 29, 1946 on a farm
in Villisca, IA and attended elementary and high school there. He passed
away February 1, 2006 in Elkhorn, Nebraska. He was the 4th of 5 children (Bob, Nancy, Ron and Deb) of Wayne and Mildred Carlson.
In high school he was President of the FFA, President of the Student
Council, and active in basketball, football, and track. The Carlson
family enjoyed many fishing trips and vacations to Spicer, MN.
| Carlson, Edna Harms,
was born May 8, 1916, near Canistota, South Dakota, to Daniel Harms and
Emma (Salomon) Harms. Edna was united in marriage on June 30, 1940 at
St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Yorktown, Iowa to Stanley E. Carlson. Edna's
working career included working at the Kearney Factory, Tip Top Curler
Factory of Clarinda, Iowa and she retired from the Dietary Department
of MHI, Clarinda, Iowa.
Following retirement she raised feeder pigs until she was eighty years old. Edna enjoyed gardening and canning and selling sweet corn. She was a great cook. Edna also loved fishing, flower gardening, and playing cards. She was a devout member of St. John Lutheran Church, Clarinda, Iowa. Edna was a loving mother and grandmother and a friend to everyone.
Preceding Edna in death were her parents; husband, Stanley E. Carlson (06/30/2001); brother, Wilbert Harms. Survivors include her children: Dean Carlson and wife Deana of Bedford, Iowa, Karen Beaver of New Market, Iowa, Dennis Carlson of Clarinda, Iowa, Rolland Carlson and wife Debra of Braddyville, Iowa; ten grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; eleven step-great-grandchildren.
| Carmichael, Lewis "Doc,"
was born June 18, 1926 at rural
Siam, Iowa to Wilbur and Mabel Ellen (Gant) Carmichael. Doc
passes away February 9, 2007 at St. Joseph Hospital, Omaha,
Nebraska at the age of 80.
| Case, Sarah
Roberta, age 77 of Clarinda, IA; formerly of Hamburg, IA passed away on
Saturday, May 14, 2005 at Immanuel Hospital in Omaha, NE.
She was born on July 7, 1927 near Hamburg, IA; the daughter of Robert L. and Imogene (Mansperger) Case, Sr. She lived most of her life in the area except for 18 years at Braddyville, IA. The past 2 ½ years, she has resided in the Westridge Care Center in Clarinda, IA due to failing health.
Roberta attended Nishna Productions Workshop in Shenandoah, IA for many years and enjoyed visiting friends, relatives and playing cards.
Survivors include her brother Robert Case, Jr. and wife Iva of Hamburg, IA; sisters: Fern Smith of Alta Loma, CA, Maxine Bennett and husband Bill of Vista, Ca, Wanda Riddington of Beatrice, NE; nieces and nephews other family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, step-mother Bessie Case, sister Bessie Kingery and brothers-in-laws: Ardith Smith, Al Riddington and Richard Kingery.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday afternoon (May 17) at 2:00 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in Hamburg, IA with Rev. Sara Malone and Rev. Carl Phillips officiating. Burial will be in the Hamburg Cemetery, Hamburg, IA.
Visitation was open after 3:30 p.m. Monday at the funeral home and an hour prior to services at the church.
Memorials may be given to the United Methodist Church in Hamburg, Nishna Productions or Westridge Quality Care and Rehab Activity Fund.
Rash-Gude Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.
| Casson, Marjorie, Doctor Reverend, a former Clarinda resident, born on January 13, 1909, passed away on April 14, 2005.|
| Casteel, Guy Casteel, Jr.,
age 80, of Garden Grove, California, formerly of
Clarinda, Iowa, died Monday, June 19, 2006, at Garden Grove,
Graveside services will be held 10:30 a.m., Saturday, July 1, 2006, at
Clarinda Cemetery, Clarinda, Iowa with Rev. John Clark officiating.
Visitation with the family will be held 7-8 p.m., Friday, June 30, 2006
at Walker-Merrick Funeral Home, Clarinda, Iowa. Burial will be in the
Clarinda Cemetery with military rites by American Legion Post 98 and
V.F.W. Post 9230. A memorial will be established. Walker-Merrick
Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Condolences and memories may
be shared with the family at www.walker-merrick-wolfe-barr.com.
Guy Casteel, Jr. was born August 21, 1925, at Rock Springs, Wyoming, to
Guy Casteel SR. and Margaret Emeline (Morgan) Casteel. Guy's family
moved to Clarinda before Guy was two years old. He served in the United
States Army during World War II receiving a Purple Heart, the Bronze
Star along with two other medals of accommodation. Guy was united in marriage to Mabel C. Stewart of Clarinda in 1946. Guy worked for Art Lines Plumbing in Clarinda for eleven years. They moved to Garden Grove, California in 1959 where he continued in the heating-plumbing business, retiring after 40 years.
Preceding Guy in death were his parents; brothers, Joe Casteel, Robert Casteel; sister, Dorothy Casteel Bussboom. Survivors include his wife Mabel Casteelof Garden Grove, California; daughter, Deanna Casteel Rice; son, Dennis Casteel; four grandchildren; six great grandchildren; brother, Norman Casteel of Essex, Iowa; sister, Delores L. Gray of Clarinda, Iowa; numerous nieces and nephews.
| Casto, Clyde, Jr., age,
73, of Clarinda, Iowa, passed away Friday, October 7, 2005 at his home
in Clarinda, Iowa.
Burial will be at the Clarinda Cemetery at a later date. Memorials may be directed to the Free Methodist Church. Walker-Merrick Funeral Home of Clarinda is in charge of arrangements.
Clyde Calbert Casto, Jr., was born June 18, 1932 in Santa Cruz, California, to Clyde Calbert Casto, Sr., and Ruth Brown Casto. He was married to Nola Edith Davis on January 3, 1950 in Sacramento, California. Clyde worked as a machinist for various canning companies in California for 28 years until his retirement in November of 1994.
They moved to Clarinda following his retirement. He was a devoted member of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Union while working. His interests outside of work included driving race cars in California as well as maintaining an interest as a ham radio operator. He also enjoyed spending time with his family.
Preceding Clyde in death were his parents.
He is survived by his wife Nola of Clarinda, sons Richard Casto and wife Donna of Amity, Oregon, and Michael Casto and wife Debbie of Modesto, California; grandchildren: Heather Barnes and husband Frank of Salem, Oregon, Kim Casto of San Diego, California, Michelle, Megan and Mandy Casto, all of Modesto, California; two great-grandchildren: Tayllor and Scottie Barnes of Salem, Oregon; and a sister Elinor Dodrill and husband Al of Eureka Springs, Arkansas.
| Caswell, Robert L., age 82,
of Clarinda, Iowa died Sunday, October 16, 2005,at LGH Bryan East, Lincoln,
Funeral services will be held 10:30 A.M., Tuesday, October 18, 2005, at the First United Methodist Church, Clarinda, Iowa with Rev. Walden Paige officiating. Visitation with the family will be held 7-8 p.m., Monday, October 17, 2005 at Walker-Merrick Funeral Home, Clarinda, Iowa. Burial will be in the Clarinda Cemetery, Clarinda, Iowa. Memorials may be directed to the Clarinda Foundation, First United Methodist Church, Clarinda, Iowa or to the Lions Club Eye Bank.
Robert L. Caswell was born at Cherokee, Iowa, on March 7, 1923, the son of Carl C. and Hazel Gates Caswell. He was married to Norma Jean Walker of Clarinda at the Clarinda First United Methodist Church on June 4, 1944.
He was a 1940 Clarinda High School graduate and received a degree in Aeronautical Engineering from Iowa State College. He served for five years as an officer in the United States navy during World War II and the Korean War. He was Carrier Air Group 2 Intelligence Officer aboard the carrier USS Yorktown in Task Force 77 in the Korean Theater in 1953-1954.
Robert worked for the Douglas Aircraft Company as a structural designer at El Segundo, California before returning to Clarinda in 1947 to join his father and partners P.B and George Woolson in the operation of the Clarinda Herald-Journal.
From September 1961 to April 1968 he was employed in the Sales Department of the Lisle Corporation. He was president of the Express publishing Company and publisher of the Red Oak Express from April 1, 1968, until December 31, 1978. While in Red Oak he founded a web printing corporation and served as president from March 1970 to the end of 1978.
Returning to Clarinda he was involved in real estate sales. He became a broker in March 1981 and specialized in sales of newspaper businesses. On July 1, 1991, he was named executive director of the Clarinda Foundation. He retired in January 2005.
He was past president of the Clarinda Lions Club, Clarinda Chamber of Commerce, Clarinda Community Theater and Clarinda Flying Club and was a past district governor of District 9-C of Lions International. He received the Iowa Lions Foundation Warren Coleman Honorary Award for distinguished service in Lionism.
In 1978 he was the third generation of his family to receive the Master Editor and Publisher Award from the Iowa Press Association and was a director of the association. He was active in the United Methodist Church and belonged to the Service Corps of Retired Executives, Phi Gamma Delta, Iowa State University Alumni Association and American Legion.
An avid flyer, he had a commercial pilot’s license and enjoyed golf and downhill skiing.
He is survived by three sons, Steven and wife Diane of Lincoln, Nebraska, John and wife Leslea of Rosemont, Minnesota and Christopher and wife Michele of Forest City, Iowa; 12 grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
Robert was preceded in death by his parents; wife; a sister, Dorothy Graham.
| Christensen, Merle R., age 79, of
Clarinda, Iowa passed away Sunday, November 5, 2006, at Clarinda Regional
Health Center, Clarinda, Iowa after a several months illness.
Merle was born August 30, 1927, at Coin, Iowa, the son of Ray and Mary (Richmond) Christensen. He attended Coin schools. Merle entered the United States Army September 18, 1946 and was discharge on July 29, 1949.
He was an Air Traffic Service Technician and received a WWII Victory Medal and Army of Occupation Medal. He served in Okinawa, Japan and China. Merle married Carolyn Brown on December 10, 1949 and to this union was born Sheryl Lynn, Sharon Renae and Roger Jay.
On January 17, 1972, Merle married Ila Taylor who passed away on March 25, 1989. Merle married Evelyn "Ruth" Hunter Gray on June 21, 1994 and they have resided in Clarinda since that time. Merle was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Mary Lou Pearson, Dorothy Grafft; brother, Kennard Christensen; daughter, Sheryl Lynn Cowan.
Survivors include his wife, Ruth of Clarinda, Iowa; daughter, Sharon Cannon of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; son, Jay Christensen and wife Kathy of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; five grandchildren; two great grandchildren; step daughter, Denise Gray and family of Omaha, Nebraska; step son, Danny Gray and family of Arkansas; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held 2:00p.m., Tuesday, November 7, 2006, at Walker-Merrick Funeral Home, Clarinda, Iowa with Rev. John Clark officiating. There will be open visitation at Walker-Merrick Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Clarinda Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to Clarinda Rescue Unit or to the donor's choice. Walker-Merrick Funeral Home, Clarinda, Iowa is in charge of arrangements. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at www.walker-merrick-wolfe-barr.com.
 Clark, Kenneth, age 50, of Clarinda, Iowa, died Tuesday, June 07, 2005, at University of Iowa Hospital, Iowa City, Iowa. He had been recently diagnosed with esophageal cancer. Funeral Services will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday, June 11, 2005 at Hillside Missionary Church, Clarinda, Iowa with Rev. David Miller officiating. Visitation with the family will be 7-8 p.m., Friday, June 10, 2005 at Walker-Merrick Funeral Home, Clarinda, Iowa. Burial will be in the Memory Cemetery, New Market, Iowa.
may be directed to the Hillside Missionary Church. Walker-Merrick Funeral
Home is in charge of arrangements.
services for Christopher Clark, age 15 of Corning, who died
| Clark, Golda Cade, age
101, of Villisca, Iowa, formerly of Clarinda, Iowa, died Thursday, March
30, 2006, at the Good Samaritan Care Center, Villisca, Iowa.
Funeral services will be held 1:30 p.m., Monday, April 3, 2006, at Walker-Merrick Funeral Home, Clarinda, Iowa, with Rev. John Clark officiating. There will be open visitation at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Clarinda Cemetery, Clarinda, Iowa. A memorial will be established. Walker-Merrick Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at www.walker-merrick-wolfe-barr.com.
Golda C. Clark was born January 25, 1905, in Taylor County, Iowa, to Frank Elmer Cade and Evelyn Alice (Sullivan) Cade. She graduated in 1924 from Clarinda High School and then received a Normal Training Degree in 1925 and taught in country schools. She was united in marriage June 8, 1926 to Harvey Frey. He preceded her in death August 4, 1954. She later married Ralph L. Frey and James W. Clark. They have both preceded her in death. Golda was a member of the First Christian Church, Circle and Christian Women's Fellowship. She was a member of Rebecca Lodge and was Past Noble Grand. She enjoyed sewing and quilting.
Preceding Golda in death were her parents; husbands; children, Florence (Frey) Klein, Walter Frey and Francis Frey. Survivors include six grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; nine great, great grandchildren; daughter-in-law, Norma Frey of Clarinda, Iowa.
 Clark, Jay L., 75 of Villisca, Iowa, the son of
Lee H. and Edna (Hammer) Clark was born June 15, 1930, at the farm home
just north of Hawleyville, IA. He died Tuesday, March 7, 2006, at his
home in Villisca.
| Cline, Doris Freeman, age 86,
of Clarinda, Iowa, died Wednesday, February 08, 2006, at the Clarinda
Regional Health Center, Clarinda, Iowa.
Funeral services were held 1:30 p.m., Monday, February 13, 2006 at Walker-Merrick Funeral Home, Clarinda, Iowa with Rev. Walden Paige officiating. There was open visitation at the funeral home. Burial was in the Clarinda Cemetery. A memorial will be established. Walker-Merrick Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Doris Cline was born January 26, 1920, at Clarinda, Iowa, to Orth Freeman and Alice (Guthrie) Freeman. Doris was a 1937 graduate of Clarinda High School. She was united in marriage August 13, 1944 at Troy, Kansas, to Elbert Lee Cline. Doris had worked at MHI in Clarinda and retired in 1945. She was a member of the First United Methodist, Clarinda, Iowa. Doris was also a member of the American Legion Auxiliary.
She enjoyed reading and she also enjoyed going to garage sales and auctions. Her collection of crocks numbered over 100. She also enjoyed movies and a favorite of hers was “Gone With The Wind”.
Preceding Doris in death were her parents; sisters, Madelyn Cahill, Martha Wolf, brother, Edward Freeman. and infant sister, Hope. Survivors include her husband, Elbert Cline of Clarinda, Iowa; daughter Sue Ann Higgins and husband Andy of Boise, Idaho; nieces and nephews.
Colwell, Silas L. Colwell was born in Council
Bluffs, Iowa, on January 6, 1919, to Henry Francis and Della Blanche
In 1972, Si married Penny Coulter in Clarinda, Iowa. They moved
to Springfield, Missouri in approximately 1975, where they managed a
truck stop and dry cleaners. The couple then spent several years managing
motels for Best Western in Missouri, Colorado and Wyoming. They moved
to St. Joseph, Missouri, where they managed storage units until they
retired back home in Clarinda.
| Cooper, Ellen Bell Brown was
born on October 30, 1920 in Clarinda, Iowa the daughter of Elza George
Bell and Lila (McMullin) Bell.
She was raised and attended school in rural Clarinda. On January 15, 1942 she was united in marriage to Birger Brown. The couple made their home on a farm near Villisca. Ellen worked in a local restaurant for several years, before receiving a Dietician Certificate from Ames. She then worked for the Good Samaritan Center in Villisca for 11 years prior to retirement. Birger passed away in 1970 and in 1981 Ellen was married to Ward Cooper. They lived in the Morton Mills area. Following Ward's death in 1985 she made Knoxville her home.
Ellen enjoyed gardening, flowers, needlework and hand quilting.
Ellen was a member of the New Covenant Church in Knoxville.
She passed away on Thursday, March 10, 2005 at the Griffin Nursing Center at the age of 84 years, 4 months and 10 days.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands, 2 infant sons and her brother, Franklin Bell.
Those left to honor her memory include her son, Norm Brown (Suzanne) of Knoxville, daughter, Phyllis Donat (Duane) of Aberdeen, South Dakota; 7 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; sister, Ruth Shepard of Clarinda; step-daughter, Madelyn Bergren of Gilbert, Arizona; 4 step-grandchildren and 6 step-great grandchildren and many other family members and friends.
Funeral services were held at New Covenant Church in Knoxville, Iowa on Monday, March 14, 2005 at 10:00 a.m. with Dr. Craig Bex, officiating.
Interment was in the Villisca Cemetery - Villisca, Iowa on Monday, March 14, 2005 at 3:00 p.m.
For those desiring, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Iowa or to the Knoxville Senior Citizen's Center.
| Correll, Bonnie Lee Hunt,
entered into rest on May 4, 2006 at Bryan LGH East hospital in Lincoln,
NE after a lengthy illness.
Bonnie Lee Hunt was born on January 3, 1946 in Miami, Florida to Paul Hunt and Lillian (Cramer) Hunt. She lived at home in Miami until 1967 when she moved out of state to marry. After being married she had 2
sons, one passing shortly after birth in 1968 and the other Milton B. Chapman was born in July 1971. In June of 1976 Bonnie and Milton moved to Clarinda, Iowa to live with her parents.
On May 1, 1982 she married Norman Correll at St John Lutheran Church in Clarinda. She worked off and on as a CNA between 1979 and 1995, but needed to leave the work world due to some serious health problems. She spent her time doing several types of volunteer work in Clarinda. She worked with the
TOPS organization in the 70's and 80's.
Also did some volunteering with the Clarinda A's baseball team, which she loved doing very much. As of recent years she did a lot of work with RSVP and you could find her working at Faith Food and Fellowship every Sunday afternoon. Family, Friends, and volunteer work were the top 3 priorities in her life. Bonnie enjoyed hand work and made 4 baby blankets while she was in the hospital. She will be deeply loved forever and sorely missed.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, her mother - Lillian Cramer Hunt, and first child.
She is survived by her father Paul Hunt, husband Norman Correll and son Milton Correll, all of Clarinda.
A memorial service will be held 3:00 p.m., Sunday, May 14 at the First United Methodist Church, Clarinda, Iowa with Rev. Walden Paige officiating. A reception will follow at The Cardinal Canteen which is located at 215 N. 16th in Clarinda as well. Walker-Merrick Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at www.walker-merrick-wolfe-barr.com.
| Cregeen, Lilly Grace, was born
and died Friday, February 17, 2006.
Lilly is survived by her parents, Melody and Jay Cregeen of Escondido; sister Isabella Cregeen of Escondido; grandparents Art Baeza of Fallbrook, Laura Howell of Santee, Mort and Donna Cregeen of Escondido; and great-grandparents Miguel Baeza and Marie and Jeff Hofland, all of Escondido, and Willard and Charlene Baird of Broadview, Montana.
Mort Cregeen is a 1955 graduate of Coin High School.
Inurnment was Friday, February 24 at Oak Hill memorial park in Escondido.
A memorial service was held on Saturday, February 25, at Alhiser-Comer Mortuary in Escondido.
 Creveling, Sidney (Sid), age 90, of Clarinda, Iowa,
died Thursday, December 15, 2005, at Westridge Quality Care & Rehab
Center, Clarinda, Iowa.
| Custer, Ola Campbell, age 99, of Clarinda,
Iowa, formerly of Shenandoah, Iowa, died Tuesday, February 07, 2006, at
Westridge Quality Care & Rehab, Clarinda, Iowa.
Funeral services will be held 1:00 p.m., Friday, February 10, 2006 at Walker-Merrick Funeral Home, Clarinda, Iowa with Rev. Karen Bash officiating. There will be open visitation at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Clarinda Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to Westridge Quality Care and Rehab, First Christian Church, Shenandoah, Iowa or to the donor’s choice. Walker-Merrick Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Ola Custer was born June 25, 1906, at West Plains, Missouri, to.James T. Campbell and Lucinda Ann (Coffee) Campbell. She was united in marriage on February 23, 1925 to John Ziehe and on September 27, 1964 to Herman Edward Custer. Ola was a member of the First Christian Church, Shenandoah, Iowa. She was a very good cook and she also enjoyed crocheting.
Ola was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands; son, Jerry Ziehe; grandson, Michael Ziehe; great grandson, John Ziehe; two brothers and four sisters.
Survivors include her son, John Ziehe and wife Arlene of Hayward, California; daughter, Betty Werts of Clarinda, Iowa; daughter, Catherine Slevin of Kansas City, Missouri; fifteen grandchildren; twenty five great grandchildren; fifteen great, great grandchildren.
Services will be held at Snowhill cemetery, one mile north of Coin, at 2 pm July 6. Tri-Centum Lodge 300 A.F. & A.M., Shenandoah, of which Mr Cutter was a 50-year member will conduct the Masonic Service.
The body will arrive at the Hackett Funeral Home Friday afternoon. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7 to 8 pm Sunday evening.
Survivors include his wife Alma of Payson, Az; one son Bill Cutter of Willcox, Az; one brother LaVerne S. Cutter of Shenandoah; and two sisters, Mrs J. Earl (Vina) King of Shenandoah and Mrs James (Catherine) Colby of Park Rapids, Mich. --Clarinda Herald Journal
 Coate, Morris - Funeral services for Morris Coate, 76 of Shenandoah, were on Saturday, Oct 28 at the First Presbyterian church in Essex. Burial was in Walnut Cemetery. A memorial is being established.
Coate was born at Elliott, and moved to the Essex area at age 7. He graduated from Essex High School and served in the U.S. Marine Corp in the South Pacific during World War II.
He returned to Essex after his discharge and continued to farm until his retirement in 1992.
He married Edna Griffin March 12, 1950 at the First Presbyterian Church in Red Oak.
Coate was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Essex, where he had served as an Elder and Trustee. He was also a member of the American Legion Post in Essex.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Clayton and Maude (Wilson) Green, and his adoptive parents, Charles and Margaret Coate; and half sister, Anna.
Survivors include his wife, Edna, Clarinda; children: Virgil and Pat Coate, Emerson; Linda nd Gene Lloyd, Shenandoah; Barbara and Dan Dammann, Clarinda; Martha and Kevin Tiemeyer, Shenandoah; five grandchildren.
Also surviving are sister, Martha Burns, Osceola, Mo; brothers, W. Fay Green, Council Bluffs; Ray Green, Palm Desert, Ca; Andy Mouw, Okoboji; other relatives and friends.
Coate died Wednesday, Oct 25, 1995 at Mercy Care Center, Omaha, Ne., after several months of declining health.
Clarinda Herald Journal, Clarinda, Iowa, Nov 1, 1995