Misc. Death Notices

Name: Donald H. Boyd
Age: 78
Residence: Ames, IA
Place of death: Mercy Hospital Medical Center
Spouse: Kris
Funeral director: Soderstrum Funeral Home in Roland
Burial: Roland Cemetery
Survived by: Wife Kris; a son, William of Ames; two daughters, Kathryn Zipf of Palmyra, PA and Beverly Grandson of Valencia, Calif.; a brother, Otis of Cedar Rapids, and nine grandchildren.
Obit found: Des Moines Register, Sec M., Pg 7, Col. 1, dated 20 Aug 1998

Name: Minnie L. Boyd
Age: 82
Residence: Des Moines, IA
Place of death: Des Moines General Hospital
Place of birth: Ohio
Funeral director: Arnold's Highland Park Funeral Home
Burial: Glendale Cemetery
Survived by: No immediate family survivors
Obit found: Des Moines Tribune, pg 13, Col 3, dated 10 Apr 1962

Name: Lola M. Buter
Age: 89
Residence: Des Moines, IA
Place of death: Commonwealth Care Center
Place of birth: Bartlett, KS
Funeral director: Tonini Funeral Home
Burial: Palmyra Cemetery
Survived by: Two daughters; Margaret Kirkman of Des Moines and Genevieve Thomson of Modesto, Calif.; two sons, Albert of Dallas, TX and Harold of Blythe, Calif.; One brother, Elmer Harrison of Seagoville,Texas; a sister Alta Jones of Missoula, Mont.; 13 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.
Obit found: Des Moines Register, Pg 15, Sec A, Col. 2 dated 12 Mar 1978

Name: Helen Inez Calland
Age: 78
Residence: 1214 E. Thirty-second St., Des Moines, IA

Place of death: on arrival to Iowa Methodist Medical Center
Place of birth: New Sharon, IA
Spouse: Peter Calland
Funeral director: Hamilton's Funeral Home
Burial: Oakwood Cemetery, Pleasant Hill
Survived by: Husband Peter, two daughters Mrs. Barchetta Rygh and Mrs. Natoma Hull both of Des Moines; a son, Ted of Des Moines; two sisters, Mrs. Bessie Hook of Allerton and Mrs. Veda Smith of Fountain, Fla.; five grandchildren and a great grandchild.
Obit found: Des Moines Tribune, Pg. 18, Col. 7, dated 18Aug1975

Name: George C. Cessna
Age: not given
Residence: Des Moines, IA
Place of death: Veterans Hospital
Date of death: November 6, 1973
Burial: Resthaven Cemetery
Survived by: daughter; Mrs. Connie Ocheltree of Des Moines, four brothers; Tom of Indianapolis, Indiana; William of Little Switzerland, NC; Albert of Savannah, Illinois; and Don of Blowing Rock, N.C. Two sisters,Lela Barr of Glendale, CA; and Helen Choppell of Los Angeles, CA; also two grandchildren.
Obit found: Des Moines Tribune, pg 17, Col 3, dated 08 Jan 1973

Name: Chester J. Eller
Age: 88
Residence: Des Moines, IA
Place of death: Mercy Hospital
Place of birth: Jefferson County, IA
Spouse: Thelma
Funeral director: Dunn's Funeral Home
Burial: Glendale Cemetery
Survived by: Wife, Thelma; a daughter Aeriel Palmer of Portland, Maine; a brother Dr. C. B. Eller of Clarinda; a sister, Mrs. Floyd Gamble of Laguna Beach, Calif., and a grandchild.
Obit found: Des Moines Tribune, Pg. 15, col. 2, dated 13 May 1966

Name: Charles E. Goff
Age: 67 years
Residence: Des Moines, IA
Place of death: Des Moines General Hospital
Date of death: November 6, 1973
Place of birth: Des Moines, IA
Funeral director: Hamilton's Funeral Home
Burial: Glendale Cemetery
Survived by: Wife Fama, two sons, James E. and Thomas C. and a sister Mrs. John A. Clark all of Des Moines, and five grandchildren.
Obit found: Des Moines Tribune, pg 48, Col 5, dated 07 Nov 1973

Name: George F. Goff
Age: 71
Residence: Des Moines, IA
Place of death: Veterans Administration Medical Hospital
Place of birth: Des Moines, IA
Spouse: Irene
Funeral director: Hamilton's Funeral Home
Burial: Laurel Hill Cemetery
Survived by: Wife, Irene; two sons - George Ray and Jerry Dean both of Des Moines; two brothers - Walter and Robert both of California; a sister Dorothy Thomas of Des Moines; six grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
Obit found: Des Moines Register, pg 7, Sec B, dated 08 Nov 1987

Name: William Hyde
Age: 75yrs
Residence: Melcher, IA
Place of death: Knoxville Nursing Home
Place of birth: Enterprise, IA
Spouse: Theda Hyde
Funeral director: Mosher Funeral Home
Burial: Dallas Cemetery
Survived by: Daughter Shirley Miller of Melcher, Brother Frances Hyde of Melcher, Sister Mabel Wadlington of Ottumwa, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Obit found: Des Moines Register, Sec B, pg 6, Col 5 dated 07 Apr 1985

Name: Leona R. Molden
Age: 68yrs
Residence: Des Moines, IA
Place of death: Mercy Hospital
Date of death: November 6, 1973
Place of birth: Sedalia, MO
Funeral director: L. Fowler & Son Funeral Home
Burial: Glendale Cemetery
Survived by: Daughter Mrs. Rozella M. Looney of Des Moines and a granddaughter
Obit found: Des Moines Tribune, pg 48, Col 5, dated 07Nov1973

Name: Junita A. (Eitel) Pratt
Age: 72
Residence: Corpus Christi, TX, formerly of Des Moines
Place of birth: Kirksville, MO
Funeral director: Grandville Funeral Home
Burial: Laurel Hill Cemetery
Survived by: Two sons, Charles of Jewell and Richard of Corpus Christi; two daughters, Charlotte Crippen of Pleasanton and Bonnie Bartlett of Corpus Christi; two sisters Pauline Palmer of Dayton, OH and Violet Phillips living in Michigan ; a brother Robert Eitel, living in Oklahoma; 18 grandchildren and several great grandchildren.
Obit found: Des Moines Register, pg 7, Sec B, dated 08 Nov 1987

Name: Barchetta “Bea” Rygh
Age: 74
Residence: Urbandale
Place of death: Mercy Hospital Medical Center
Place of birth: Des Moines
Funeral director: Westover Funeral Home
Burial: Glendale Cemetery
Survived by: Husband, Leonard; a daughter, Barbara Moore of Joliet, Ill./ a sister, Toni Hull of des Moines; and two grandchildren
Obit found: Des Moines register, 01 Feb 1995

Name: Constance V. Sperry
Age: 80
Place of death: Iowa Methodist Hospital
Place of birth: Stratton, Nebraska
Funeral director: Dunns Funeral Home
Burial: Resthaven Cemetery
Survived by: a son, Ernest of Des Moines; a daughter Mrs. Virginia Hamilton of San Diego, Calif.; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Obit found: I do not have a date or where this was found. Sorry

Name: Bernice Wikle
Age: 86
Residence: Milo, IA
Place of death: At the Village in Indianola
Place of birth: Artesian, S.D.
Funeral director: Mosher Funeral Home
Burial: Milo IQOF Cemetery
Survived by: a brother, Gerald Cleveland of Cedar Rapids; a sister Irma Wiegal of Santa Clarita, California
Obit found: Des Moines Register, pg 9, Col 2, Sec. M., dated 12 Aug 1999



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