Donna B. Studt, 85, of Mount Vernon, passed away Sat. November 27, 2021, at Hallmark Care Center, Mount Vernon. A celebration of life will be held from 1-3 p.m. Sat. Dec. 11, 2021, at Stewart Baxter Funeral & Memorial Services, Mount Vernon.

William Hartwig, 94, died Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021 at the Dennis and Donna Oldorf Hospice House in Hiawatha, following a brief illness. Funeral services were held Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021 at the Goettsch Funeral Home, Anamosa, where visitation was from 4-7 p.m. Friday. Pastor Sean Hansen officia…

Robert “Bob” Frank Wolfe, 91, of Mount Vernon, died Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021, at St. Luke’s Nassif Transitional Care Center, Cedar Rapids. Bob just celebrated his 91st birthday last week. He was surrounded by family and received many phone calls from loved ones saying their goodbyes. A celeb…

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Danny (Dan) Lee McNeal, 72, of Mount Vernon, passed away peacefully in the arms of his beloved wife and children Nov. 13, 2021, at the Ed and Joan Hemphill Hospice Inpatient Unit at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids.

Mavis A. Cook, 92, of Marion, passed away peacefully Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021, surrounded by her husband and three daughters at The Views of Marion. A Celebration of Life will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021, at Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service in Marion.

Betty Gene (Harris) Kurth, 87, of Athens, Ala., formerly of Lisbon, passed away Friday, November 5, 2021, from complications of congestive heart failure. Visitation was from 5-7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 12, 2021, at Stewart Baxter Funeral & Memorial Services, Mount Vernon. Funeral Services were…

Linda L. Stoneking, 77, of Springville, died Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021, at the Dennis and Donna Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy, Hiawatha. A private graveside service was held at Mount Vernon Cemetery and arrangements made by Stewart Baxter Funeral & Memorial Services, Mount Vernon.

Carol L. (Wagner) Clark, 82, of Mount Vernon, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021, following a recent illness. A private family funeral service was held Monday, Nov. 8, 2021. Burial took place at Mount Vernon Cemetery.

Betty Ann Caspers, 76, of Minnesota, formerly of Lisbon/Mt. Vernon, passed away Oct. 6, 2021 in her care facility in Remer, Minn. She will be laid to rest near her son, Tony, in the Mt. Vernon Cemetery. A Celebration of Life will be planned for a future date.

Patricia “Trisha” Stork, 70, of Cedar Rapids, passed away Friday, Nov. 5, 2021, at St. Luke’s Hospital. She chose to be a donor through the Iowa Donor Network to help improve the lives of others. A Celebration of Life gathering will take place in Iowa and Kansas City at a later date. Stewart…

Donald Edward (Skipp) Killen, passed away peacefully Oct. 20, 2021 in Hot Springs, Ark. He was born in Albert Lea, Minn. May 20, 1929 and married Audrey Elaine Killen Aug. 17, 1957. He joined the United States Marine Corps in 1949 and served in Korea through 1952. Skipp attended the Universi…

Fred C. Parks, 74, of Grimes, died Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2021, of a heart attack at Iowa Methodist Medical Center. A burial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021 at Oakland Cemetery in Solon, with Chaplain Doug Thompson officiating. Military rites will be provided by the Solon…

Larry McAtee, 82, of Lisbon, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021, at St. Luke’s Hospice in Cedar Rapids. A Memorial Service was held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 25, 2021, at Lisbon United Methodist Church. Visitation was from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021, at Stewart Baxter Funeral…

Joan Kohl, 73, of Lisbon, passed away Monday, Oct, 18, 2021, at the Dennis and Donna Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy in Hiawatha. A Private Mass will take place at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Mount Vernon. Joan generously donated her body to the University of Iowa Deeded Body Progr…

Kelly Genskow, 63, of Lisbon, passed away Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Cedar Rapids. A funeral service was held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021, at Community Bible Church, Mount Vernon, by Pastor Dennis Fulkerson. Visitation was held 4-7 p.m. Friday, Oct., 22, 2021, at…

David Reed Kleis, 71, of Anamosa, passed away Oct. 7, 2021 at his home surrounded by his loving family.

Jo Ann Clark, of Mount Vernon, passed away Oct. 17, 2020. Friends and family are invited to an informal gathering to celebrate and honor Jo’s life Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021 from 1-4 p.m. at Mount Vernon Creates, 121 First Street West, Mount Vernon. Please come share memories and a glass of wine …

Berniece Irene Kohl, 95, formerly of Mechanicsville, died Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, while under the care of the Mechanicsville Specialty Care Center. Visitation was held Tuesday, Oct. 5 from 4-6 p.m. at Fry Funeral Home in Tipton. Graveside committal services were held Wednesday, Oct. 6 at 11 …

Lynn W. Sutliff, Oro Valley, Ariz., passed away Sept. 1, 2021, with his family by his side.

Nicholas Lumir James of Port Clinton, Ohio, died Aug. 10, 2021. He was born Oct. 31, 1968 to Brenda and Clifton James in Clinton. The family moved to Ohio, where Nick spent most of his childhood. He loved to entertain and was in several movies while living in Hong Kong. He was involved in co…

Vicki Lynn Edleman Freni Cochrane, 74, of Lynnfield Mass., beloved wife of Robert (Bob) Cochrane, passed away suddenly, Sept. 18, 2021. Visitation for relatives and friends was held 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23, at McDonald Funeral Home with graveside service the following day. Any memorial d…

Dolores Teresa Lane, 91, Solon, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021.

Therese “Terri” Agnes Stewart passed away on May 1, 2020, at age 81, surrounded by her family at Mercy Medical Center, Cedar Rapids. Memorial Mass will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, October 2, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Mount Vernon, by Reverend Andrew Awotwe-Mensah. Private inurnmen…

Dolores Teresa Lane, 91, of Solon passed away Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021.

Lorraine Morningstar Freeman, of Chicago, passed away July 14, 2021. Friends and family are invited to a Celebration of Life on Sunday, Sept. 19, at Mount Vernon Creates, 121 First Street West, Mount Vernon. We will gather from 2 to 5 p.m., with moments of sharing at 3 p.m. Please come share…

Christine Marie Argotsinger, 61, of Mount Vernon, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021, at the Oldorf Hospice House. A Celebration of Life was held 4-9 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021, at Regal Crown, 1003 N. Washington Street, Lisbon.

Blaine Schumacher, 22, passed away unexpectedly on Aug. 29, 2021. He was born April 1, 1999, in Cedar Rapids. Blaine grew up in the Lisbon and Mount Vernon area, graduating from Mount Vernon High School in 2018. After graduation, Blaine attended Simpson College where he was pursuing a degree…

Thomas John Netolicky, 60, of Mount Vernon, died at home Monday, Aug. 16, 2021. Memorial Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 4, at Stewart Baxter Funeral & Memorial Services, Mount Vernon, by Reverend Kerri Sandusky. Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m. Burial will follow at St. Jo…

David Howard Ferguson was born Nov. 24, 1947, in Cedar Rapids, to the late David Henry and Blanche “Irene” (Armstrong) Ferguson. He died Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2021, in Sulphur, Okla., at the age of 73. He and the former Ms. Kathryn J. “Kathy” McDaniel were married on Feb. 7, 1986, in Enid, Okla.

Robert “Bob” Colon PhD, 75, passed away peacefully Tuesday, May 5, 2020, in Worcester, Mass. Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021, at Mount Vernon Cemetery, Mount Vernon, by Pastor John Matthews. Arrangements by Stewart Baxter Funeral & Memorial Services, Mount Vernon.

Joanne Petrick Dinken was born Jan. 11, 1924, in Ely, to Rudolph and Libby Lnenicka.

Carolyn Faye Palmer, 94, of Mount Vernon, died April 29, 2020, following a time of declining health at the Lisbon Rehabilitation Center. She deeded her body to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics for research. A celebration of life ceremony will be held Saturday, June 26, at 11 a.m.…

Roger Rife, 72, of Mount Vernon, passed away Friday, June 18, 2021, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, following a brief illness. Funeral Service was 11 a.m. Thursday, June 24, at the Mount Vernon United Methodist Church, Mount Vernon, by Pastor Marsha Acord. Visitat…

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Elizabeth “Lizzy” May (Wolfe) Kroul, 96, of Mount Vernon, passed away peacefully while surrounded by her family on June 20, 2021. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 29, 2021, at the Solon United Methodist Church. Celebration of Life services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June …

Dr. Charlotte A. Vaughan, age 95, of Riverside Assisted Living Community in Kankakee, Ill., and formerly of the Meth Wick Community in Cedar Rapids, and Mount Vernon, passed away in her home on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020.

Mary Louise “Mary Lou” McGrew, 92, of Cedar Rapids, IA, passed away peacefully, surrounded by loving care on Thursday, May 14, 2021, at St. Luke’s Hospice.

Carol Ann Brokel, 87, died peacefully in her home on April 26, 2021.