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Maribel S. Beery Maribel S. Beery, 86, of Omaha, NE and formerly of Shenandoah entered into rest on Monday, December 2, 2019 at Louisville Care Center in Louisville, NE. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 11:00 am at Nishna Valley Funeral and Cremation Service in …

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Martha McKay 1922-2019 Martha I. McKay, 97, quietly passed into the presence of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on December 1, 2019 at the Good Samaritan Center nursing home in Olathe, Kansas. She was born on April 27, 1922 to Harry and Cloie (Cain) Stephens in Burlington, CO. On February…

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Stanley Richards 1924-2019 Stanley Jack Richards was born on March 16, 1924 in Coin, IA to William "Lee" and Edith (Jeffrey) Richards. He passed away on November 27, 2019 in Omaha at the age of 95. Stan graduated from Oakland High School 1941. On September 3, 1948, Stan and Virginia Blankenb…

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David Vanni David J. Vanni, 77 of Shenandoah passed away on Thursday, November 21, 2019 at the Shenandoah Medical Center. No services are currently planned. Remembrances and condolences may be shared with the family at www.hackettlivingston.com. Hackett-Livingston Funeral Home was entrusted …

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Ruth King 1922-2019 Ruth Anna (Mullinix) King, daughter of John Day and Mary Grace (Musgrove) Mullinix, was born on November 4, 1922 in Glenelg, Maryland. She entered into eternal peace on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at Elm Heights Care Center in Shenandoah, Iowa at the age of 97 years, and 1…

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Mary Sjulin 1929-2019 Mary Ethelyn Sjulin, 89, of Ankeny, IA, formerly of Hamburg, IA, passed away peacefully on November 5th, 2019 after a brief stay at the Taylor Hospice House in Des Moines, IA. Mary Ethelyn Ross was born November 23rd, 1929 in Ames, Iowa to Merl John Ross Sr. and Marjori…

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Robert E. Petersen 1936 - 2019 CTOC Robert Eugene Petersen, USN Ret, entered into peace on Saturday, November 16, 2019 at Good Samaritan Society Villisca, Iowa at the age of 83 years, 1 month, 17 days. Bob was born on September 30, 1936, to Alvin and Catherine (Rakestraw) Petersen in Nebrask…

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Diane D. Carlson Diane D. Carlson, daughter of Carroll and Delores Carlson, age 60, of Loveland, Colorado and formerly of Shenandoah, entered into rest on July 21, 2019 in Denver, Colorado. A memorial gathering of relatives and friends to celebrate Diane's life will be held on Wednesday, Nov…

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Robert "Bob" Petersen Robert "Bob" Petersen, 83, of rural Essex and formerly of Nebraska City, entered into rest on Saturday, November 16, 2019 at the Good Samaritan Society - Villisca. A memorial visitation, following cremation, will be held to celebrate Bob's life with the family receiving…

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Martha Snyder 1932-2019 Martha Elizabeth (Steeve) Snyder, age 87 of Sidney, IA passed away Saturday November 16, 2019 at Elm Heights Care Center in Shenandoah, IA following an extended illness. Martha was born July 18, 1932 in Clarinda, IA to John Adolph Steeve and Bertha Lydia (Warneke-Door…

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Merrill Dean Swanson 1933-2019 Merrill Dean Swanson was born on February 22, 1933 on a farm east of Essex, Iowa to Raymond and Inez (Wedell) Swanson. He unexpectedly entered into rest on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at Nebraska Medicine Omaha following a sudden heart attack at the age of 86 ye…

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Max Bain 1930-2019 Max Kenneth Bain, son of Orville and Maxine (White) Bain, was born on July 28, 1936 in Shenandoah, Iowa. He passed away on Thursday, November 14, 2019 in Omaha, Nebraska at the age of 83. Max was raised in Shenandoah where he attend school. Max graduated from high school w…

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Hariet Deardorff 1935-2019 Harriet El Landor Deardorff, daughter of Harry and Mildred (Holland) Kendrick, was born on January 28, 1935 in Fayetteville, Tennessee. She passed away on November 9, 2019 at the Accura Healthcare of Stanton in Stanton, Iowa at the age of 84. Harriet worked for DX …

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Harriet E. Deardorff Harriet E. Deardorff, 84 of Shenandoah, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at the Accura Healthcare of Stanton in Stanton, Iowa. Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held 2:00 p.m., Saturday, November 16, 2019 at the Hackett-Livingston Funeral Home i…

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Merrill D. Swanson Merrill D. Swanson, 86, of Shenandoah and formerly of rural Essex, unexpectedly entered into rest on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at Nebraska Medicine - Omaha. Funeral services for Merrill will be held on Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 11:00 am at Nishna Valley Funeral Home …

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David Almquist 1946-2019 David Paul Almquist, 73, of Petersburg, IL, died Monday morning, October 28, 2019 at his home. David was born August 11, 1946 in Red Oak IA, to Reynold D. and Gunhild Almquist of Essex, IA, where he was raised. After graduation from Essex High School in 1964 he atten…

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Lori Bain 1959-2019 Lori Bain, 60, of Corning, Iowa, passed away Saturday, November 9, 2019, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center, Des Moines, Iowa. Celebration of Life Services will be 6:30 P.M., Friday, November 15, 2019, at Pearson Family Funeral Service & Cremation Center, 701 7th Street…

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Mary Lehman 1965-2019 Mary R. (Heard) Lehman, the daughter of Bill and Donnitta (Moslander) Heard, was born July 19, 1965 in Iowa City, Iowa. She attended Tarkio, Missouri schools and graduated from Mt. Vernon, Indiana high school in 1984. On September 5, 1986, Mary was united in marriage to…

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Mary R. (Heard) Lehman Mary R. (Heard) Lehman, 54, Shenandoah, Iowa, formerly of Tarkio, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at her home in Shenandoah. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, November 8, 2019, at the Davis Funeral Home in Tarkio, Missouri. Open visit…

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Virginia L. McElroy 1939 - 2019 Virginia L. McElroy, 80, of Sidney, Iowa and formerly of Shenandoah, Iowa entered into eternal rest on Sunday morning, October 27, 2019 at The Ambassador - Sidney following a courageous battle with cancer. She was born on September 24, 1939 in Tacoma, Washingt…

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Vicki L. Wagoner 1951 - 2019 Vicki Lynn (Stafford) Wagoner, daughter of Bernard and Vada Jean (Boldra) Stafford, was born on May 26, 1951 at Nebraska City, Nebraska. She entered into rest on Thursday, October 24, 2019 at Good Samaritan Society Red Oak, Iowa, following a short battle with can…

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Virginia L. McElroy Virginia L. McElroy, 80, of Sidney and formerly of Shenandoah, entered into rest on Sunday morning, October 27, 2019 at The Ambassador - Sidney. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Professional services are under the direction of Nishna Valley Funeral and Crem…

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John Sawyer John Sawyer, a longtime Tucson resident died Friday, October 18th after a lengthy illness. He was 90. He will be interred at Rose Hill Cemetery in Shenandoah, Iowa where he was born and raised. John worked for May Broadcasting at KMA Radio in Shenandoah as an accountant until he …

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Vicki L. Wagoner Vicki L. Wagoner, 68, of rural Essex, entered into rest on Thursday night, October 24, 2019 at Good Samaritan Society - Red Oak following a courageous battle with cancer. A private family graveside funeral service will be held on Friday, November 1, 2019 at the Franklin Grov…

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Randy Ward 1956-2019 Randy A. Ward, age 62 of Farragut, IA passed away on Monday, September 9, 2019 at his home. Randy was born on November 2, 1956 in Nebraska City, NE; the son of Keith Allen and Rita May (Walters) Ward. He grew up in and attended school in the Farragut area, graduating fro…

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Mark Heininger 1956-2019 Mark Weir Heininger, age 63, of Madison, Wisconsin passed away on October 23, 2019 at his home. He was born on August 25, 1956 in Beloit, Wisconsin, the son of Edward K. Heininger and Mary B. (nee Weir) Heininger. He married Jennifer Seydel on November 23, 1989 in Qu…

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David Stevens 1952-2019 David Louis Stevens, beloved son of Nancy (Hankins) and the late Richard Stevens, was born on October 2, 1952, and entered to rest surrounded by his family on October 16, 2019. Some would say he had nine lives, was spring-loaded, and spent each one of those lives givi…

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Joanne Minich 1932-2019 Joanne Minich, 86, died peacefully in her sleep on October 2, 2019. She is survived by her husband, the Rev. Norman E. Minich; daughters, Jeannine Willey (Chris), Leesburg, VA; Janice Milkis, Frederick, MD; Ruth Hobson (Gary), Richmond, VA; brothers, Paul D. Hirz, Bel…

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Rhonda M. Gray Rhonda M. (Allumbaugh) Gray, 60, of Shenandoah, unexpectedly entered into rest on Monday, October 21, at her home. A memorial celebration of Rhonda's life will be held on Monday, October 28, 2019 at 10:30 am at the Shenandoah First Baptist Church with Pastor Don Buttry officia…

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Joyce A. Partridge Joyce A. (Mattes) Partridge, 69, of Inverness, FL, and formerly of Elmo, MO passed away at her home in Florida on Friday, October 18, 2019. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at 10:30 am at Nishna Valley Funeral Home in Shenandoah with Pastor Marc…

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Elroy Blomberg Elroy B. Blomberg, 80, of rural Essex, entered into rest on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at Jennie Edmundson Hospital in Council Bluffs. A memorial celebration of Elroy's life will be held on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 11:00 am at the Fremont Lutheran Church at Nyman. Inurnment…

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David "Dave" Stevens David "Dave" Stevens, 67 of Farragut passed away on Wednesday afternoon, October 16, 2019 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Celebration of Life Services will be held on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. at the Hackett-Livingston Funeral Home. Burial wil…

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Macel Tuck 1932-2019 Macel Fern (Hensley) Tuck, daughter of Alex and Ollie Winfred (Lewis) Hensley, was born on July 22, 1932, near Rock Port, Missouri, the oldest of five children. She stepped into Glory on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at Montgomery County Memorial Hospital in Red Oak, Iowa, a…

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Margie Boylan 1950-2019 On September 6, 1950 a daughter was born to Dorman "Don" and Ruth Keller in Des Moines, Iowa, they named her Margie Lu. Margie attended school in West Des Moines and graduated from Valley High School with the Class of 1968. She then went on to attend college at Iowa S…

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Donna Ball 1935-2019 Donna Mae Ball, age 84 of Glenwood, IA formerly of Thurman, IA, died Monday, October 14, 2019 at Glen Haven Home in Glenwood, IA following a brief illness. Donna was born September 12, 1935 in Mason City, IA to George Fredrick Curtis and Erma Ellen (Kephart) Curtis. On S…

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Rozella D. Houston Rozella D. Houston, 79, of Ozark, Missouri and formerly of Shenandoah, entered into rest on Saturday, October 5, 2019 in Ozark. A celebration of life memorial service will be held on Friday, October 11, 2019 at 1:00 pm at Nishna Valley Funeral and Cremation Service with Pa…

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Jean Johnson 1925-2019 Jean C. Johnson the daughter of Emery and Hazel (Nelson) Landstrom was born September 8, 1925 at Red Oak, Iowa. She passed away on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at the Montgomery County Memorial Hospital, Red Oak, Iowa at the age of 94 years, 1 month and 4 days. Jean was …

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Ronald Kingsolver 1946-2019 On August 27, 1946 a son, Ronald Kent was born to Kenneth and Virginia (Ladds) Kingsolver in Hamburg, Iowa. Ron departed this life on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at the Griswold Rehabilitation and Health Care Center. His early years were spent in Fremont County wher…

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Alice Young 1931-2019 Alice Ann Young, daughter of Samuel and Frances (Lacy) Jordan, was born May 2, 1931 in Ross, Iowa. She attended Audubon School, where she was Homecoming Queen and graduated in 1950. On December 22, 1950, Alice was united in marriage to James Young. To this union three c…

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William (Bill) Dreyer 1934-2019 William (Bill) Edward Dreyer was born March 21, 1934 to W.F. and Lucile (Evans) Dreyer on the family farm in rural Glenwood. Bill had two older brothers, Don and Fred and two younger sisters, Carol and Ann. The family moved south of Farragut when Bill was a yo…

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William "Bill" E. Dreyer William "Bill" E. Dreyer, 85 of Shenandoah, Iowa, passed away on Friday, September 27, 2019 in Omaha, Nebraska. Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held 10:00 a.m., Friday, October 4, 2019 at the Farragut United Methodist Church. Visitation with the family w…

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Mary Lou Holmes 1945 - 2019 Mary Lou Holmes, was born on October 28, 1945 in Red Oak, Iowa, the only girl of five children of Joseph Curtly and Helen Frances (Allender) Mirts. She grew up on a farm near Coburg, Iowa, attended school in Coburg through the 8th grade, and was a graduate from th…

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Linda Kay Adkins 1946-2019 Linda Kay Adkins, age 73 of Farragut, IA; formerly Waterloo, IA passed away at her home on Friday, September 27, 2019. She was born on September 15, 1946 in Hamburg, IA; the daughter of Ora Clayton and Vera Jean (Catlett) Adkins. She graduated from the Sidney High …

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Gerald L. Hickey 1926 - 2019 Gerald Lowell Hickey was born to John and Vera Hickey on March 2, 1926 in Thurman, Iowa. He was the 8th child of 11 born to John and Vera. He attended Thurman Consolidated Schools until he entered the Navy in May 1944 after he turned 18. He trained at the NTC (Na…

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Mary Lou Holmes Mary Lou Holmes, 73, of Shenandoah, entered into rest on Thursday morning, September 26, 2019 at Nebraska Medicine - Omaha. Funeral services are pending at Nishna Valley Funeral and Cremation Service in Shenandoah. Remembrances and condolences may be shared with the family at…

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Dallas Smalley A memorial service will be held Sunday, September 29th at 2pm at the Depot Deli in Shenandoah honoring the life and times of Dallas DeLoss Smalley, formerly of Shenandoah. The memorial will include a display of Dallas' memorabilia from his many years in the music industry, his…

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Franklin Delano Briggs 1933-2019 Franklin Delano Briggs was born February 17, 1933 in Taylor County, Iowa to Henry Francis and Maybelle Ann (Howard) Briggs. He joined nine siblings: Ernest Briggs, David Briggs, Emory Briggs, Hobert Briggs, Lowell Briggs, Opal (Davis) Lawson, Ralph Briggs, Fl…

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Nina M. Stoner 1935 - 2019 Nina Mildred (Brownfield) Stoner, daughter of James Henry and Ona (Watson) Brownfield, was born on December 27, 1935 at Sidney, Iowa. She entered into eternal rest on Wednesday morning, September 4, 2019 at Elm Heights Care Center in Shenandoah, Iowa at the age of …

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John Robert Howland 1934-2019 John R. Howland passed away peacefully on July 30, 2019. He was 85 years old. He was born in Shenandoah, Iowa on June 15, 1934, to Harold B. Howland and Mabel Johnson. He was married to Carolyn Porter Howland, April 7, 1953. He was a member of the Church of Jesu…

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Russell "Sonny" Gordon 1931-2019 Russell C. "Sonny" Gordon, 87, passed away on Sept. 4, 2019 at his Shenandoah, Iowa home. He was born Dec. 13, 1931 on a farm near Forest City, Mo. Sonny graduated from Forest City High School in 1949. After graduation he worked in the Gordon Quarry, and then…