Area Obituaries

Ellsworth Voelkers

Ellsworth Voelkers Funeral services for Ellsworth “Ike” Voelkers, 87, Cedar Rapids, will be held at 10:30 a.m. today, Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016 at Cedar Memorial Park Chapel of Memories in Cedar Rapids. Mr. Voelkers died Oct. 9 at Living Center East. The son of Orval and Ella Bentrott Voelkers, he was born Aug. 9, 929…

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Roger Fox

 Roger Fox Funeral services for Roger Arnold Fox, 99, Clarence, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 14, 2016 at Fry Funeral Home in Tipton, with burial in the National Cemetery at the Rock Island Arsenal at 1:30 p.m. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13 at Fry Funeal…

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Joan Siemsen

Joan Siemsen Funeral services for Joan B. Siemsen, 84, Dixon, were held Monday, Oct. 10, 2016 at Bentley Funeral Home in Durant, with interment in the Dixon cemetery. Mrs. Siemsen died peacefully on Oct. 5 at the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House in Bettendorf, surrounded by her loving family. The daughter of Adolph and Leona…

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Mark Meeks

Mark Meeks Funeral services for Mark James Meeks, 81, West Branch, were held Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016 at Henderson-Barker Funeral Home in West Branch. Mr. Meeks died Oct. 5 at Simpson Memorial Home in West Liberty. The son of Orval and Velma Lemley Meeks, he was born July 6, 1935 in Indianola. Following the death…

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Stuart Willits

Stuart Willits Funeral services for Stuart A. “Stu” Willits, 74, Atalissa, were held Monday, Oct. 10, 2016 at the West Liberty Community Center. Burial, with military honors, was in Oakdale cemetery, Wilton. Mr. Willits died Oct. 5 at his home. The son of William Arnold and Anna Hartman Willits, he was born Dec. 14, 1941.…

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Robert Cram

Robert Cram A Celebration of Life service for Robert (Bob) Edward Cram, 35, Mt. Vernon and formerly of Tipton,  was held Friday, Oct. 7, 2016 at Fry Funeral Home in Tipton, with Pastor Nate Kennedy officiating. Robert Cram died suddenly on Oct. 3. The son of Dennis and Sally Cram (Osborn), he was born Nov.…

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Betty Harrison

Betty Harrison Graveside services for Betty J. Harrison, 90, Moscow, were Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016 at Klein cemetery in Moscow, with Rev. Dan Schoepf officiating. Mrs. Harrison died peacefully on Oct. 2 at her home. The daughter of William and Addie Gravatt Pulliam, she was born Jan. 9, 1926 in Muscatine county. She graduated from…

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Thelma Nebergall

Memorial services for Thelma P. Nebergall, 95, Tipton, will be held at 11 a.m. today, Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016, with visitation beginning at 10 a.m., at Fry Funeral Home in Tipton. Mrs. Nebergall died quietly on Feb. 14 at Cedar Manor Nursing Home in Tipton. The daughter of Walter and Lydia Richard Decious, she was…

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Charles “Hans” Luettjohann

Funeral services for Charles “Hans” Vernon Luettjohann, 88, Tipton, were held Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016 at Fry Funeral Home in Tipton. Mr. Luettjohann died Feb. 12 at the Belle Plaine Specialty Care Center. The son of Fred and Minnie Luettjohann and Robert Bolton, he was born Feb. 28, 1927 in Iowa City. He attended school…

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Ronda Malcom

A Celebration of Life for Ronda Malcom (formerly Hudson), 66, of the Lisbon/Mechanicsville area, will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016 at Gwen’s Restaurant in Lisbon. Burial for family will be at a later date. Ronda Malcom died Feb. 12 at Mercy Hospice House of Hiawatha after a very short…

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