Obituaries

BESSIE L. COMER

A funeral service for Bessie L. Comer, 98, of Newton will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, February 27, at the Wallace Family Funeral Home and Crematory. The family will greet friends from 5:30-7:30 p.m., Sunday, February

GERTRUDE VAN SICKEL

A memorial service for Gertrude Van Sickel, 99, of Newton will be held at 3:00 p.m., Monday, February 27, at the Wallace Family Funeral Home and Crematory. The family will greet friends from 2:00 p.m., Monday, until

PATRICIA L. HYBL

Pat, 88, of Newton, died Tuesday evening, February 21, 2017, at Skiff Medical Center in Newton. Funeral services for Pat are pending, March 4, 2017, and the Pence ~ Reese Funeral Home in Newton, have been entrusted

JUDITH “JUDY” A. WILCOX

A Funeral Service for Judith “Judy” A. (Wilcox) Good, 78, of Newton will be 2:30 p.m., Sunday, February 26th at the Wallace Family Funeral Home in Newton. The family of Judy Good will greet friends from 1-2:30

LEROY “LEE” HESSE

A Memorial Service for Leroy “Lee” Hesse, 82, of Newton will be 11 a.m., Saturday, February 25th at the First Lutheran Church in Newton. The family of Lee Hesse will greet friends with a lunch at the

MARJORIE MAY EMERSON

Marjorie May Emerson, 96, passed away on Tuesday morning, February 21, 2017, at Skiff Medical Center in Newton. Funeral services for Marjorie will be 10:00 a.m., Saturday, February 25, 2017, at the Pence~Reese Funeral Home in Newton. 

RUTH KRIZ

Ruth Kriz, 92, of Marshalltown, Iowa, (formerly of Toledo, Iowa) passed away on Monday, February 13, 2017 at the Iowa Veterans Home. Public visitation for Ruth will be held from 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. on Saturday,

ANITA G. JONTZ

Anita formerly of Baxter, passed from this life on Tuesday morning, February 21, 2017, at Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids. A time of remembrance and celebration of life will be 4:00 p.m., Friday, February 24, 2017,

William A. Hoover

William Hoover, 100, of Newton, died Wednesday evening, January 25, 2017, at his home. Funeral services are pending at this time and the Pence-Reese Funeral Home in Newton have been entrusted with the arrangements. Online condolences may