Wendy Jo McClain, 58, of Mount Vernon, passed away Sunday, May 8, 2022, surrounded by family and friends, after a bout with cancer. A celebration of Wendy’s life will take place Sunday, June 5, 2022, from 2-7 p.m. at Tin Roof Hideaway in Lisbon.

Chad Patrick Flory, 38, of Mechanicsville, passed unexpectedly Saturday, April 30, 2022. Visitation was held Saturday, May 7, 2022, at Fry Funeral Home in Tipton. Memorial services were held Monday, May 9, 2022, at First United Church of Christ in Tipton. Burial followed at the Red Oak Cemet…

Susan “Sue” Ellen Gordon, 70, of Iowa City died unexpectedly Thursday, April 28, 2022, surprising all who knew her, which was exactly what Sue liked to do; keep everyone on their toes.

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Susan ‘Sue’ Ellen Gordon, 70, of Iowa City, died unexpectedly Thursday, April 28, 2022, surprising all who knew her, which was exactly what Sue liked to do, keep everyone on their toes.

Judith Kay (Akin) Lass, 77, from Lisbon, passed away surrounded by family, April 12, 2022, after a sudden condition due to an ongoing battle with Alzheimer’s. Visitation will begin at 12:30 p.m. Monday, April 18, 2022, followed by a funeral service at 2 p.m., at Stewart Baxter Funeral & …

Dorothy (Schley) Shaffer, 101, passed away peacefully, Tuesday, April 5, 2022, at Hallmark Care Center in Mount Vernon. A celebration of life service was held Wednesday April 13, 2022, at Stewart Baxter Funeral Home in Mt Vernon, with visitation one hour prior to the service. A private buria…

Ivor B. Lord, 91, of Lisbon, passed away Saturday, April 9, 2022, in his home. Per Ivor’s request, no funeral services will be held.

Lt. Col. (Ret.) Kenneth Eugene Moore, 89, originally from Mount Vernon, passed away March 22, 2022, in Austin, Tex. A memorial service was held April 9, 2022, at St. John United Methodist Church in Austin. Interment of his ashes and military honors will take place at 2 p.m., Saturday, May 14…

Walter Edward Krambeck, 81, of Mount Vernon, died March 28, 2022, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids, surrounded by his wife, Sharon and his two daughters.

Marilyn Acord, 91, passed away Saturday, March 19, 2022, at the Solon Care Center. Stewart Baxter Funeral & Memorial Services is caring for the family. Services will be held Saturday, April 2, 2022, at 1:30 p.m., at Mount Vernon Presbyterian Church by the Reverend Lori Wunder. Attendees …

Robert W. Bennett, 67, of Cedar Rapids, formerly of Lisbon and Mount Vernon, passed away Friday, March 18, 2022, of pancreatic cancer. Family and friends gathered for a visitation followed by a funeral service Wednesday, March 23, 2022, at Stewart Baxter Funeral & Memorial Services in Mo…

Crystal ‘Cris’ Janette Osborn (nee Carmer), 86, of Mount Vernon, passed peacefully surrounded by her family March 16, 2022. Interment was at Lisbon Cemetery Saturday, March 19, 2022. Arrangements were with Stewart Baxter Funeral & Memorial Services in Mount Vernon.

M. Janice (West) Johnson, 94, of Mount Vernon, died peacefully Feb. 19, 2022, surrounded by her daughter and the loving staff of Hallmark Nursing Home. She is now at home with her heavenly Father. Memorial services and a celebration of Janice’s life will be held at a future date and will be …

Jay Albright, 79, of Lindstrom, Minn., died Jan. 31, 2022. He was the son of George and Grace Albright of Lisbon, born Nov. 16, 1942 and grew up in Lisbon. In Minnesota, he worked for a grain company, drove an 18-wheeler cross-country, and started Albright’s Custom Furniture and Cabinetry, p…

Michael James ‘Mac’ McEnany, 74, of Walker, died Sunday, Feb. 27, 2022, after a short illness. A memorial service will take place at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 5, 2022, at Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service in Center Point, with a visitation one hour prior. Burial with military rit…

Larry Dennis Ament, 80, of Mount Vernon, passed away at home, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2022. Visitation was held Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2022, at Stewart Baxter Funeral & Memorial Services in Mount Vernon. Memorial Services were held Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022, at Community Bible Church with burial a…

A Celebration of Life visitation & coffee for Don and Carol Walden will be held on Saturday, Feb. 19, from 1-4 p.m. at the Mount Vernon Fire Department, 606 Second Avenue SW, Mount Vernon.

Donna ‘Subie’ Long, 74, passed away Sunday, Jan. 30, 2022, following extended health issues. There will be a celebration of life held Saturday, Feb.26, from 1-4 p.m. at the Tin-Roof Hideaway (formally Regal Crown) in Lisbon.

Donald Eugene Walden, 86, of Mount Vernon, entered the gates of Heaven Friday, Feb. 4, 2022. Joint services for Donald and his wife Carol will be held at a later date. Arrangements are with Stewart Baxter Funeral & Memorial Services in Mount Vernon.

Raymond Paul Zinkula, 95, of Cedar Rapids, died peacefully Feb. 3, 2022. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30. a.m , Monday, Feb. 7, 2022, at St. Jude Catholic Church in Cedar Rapids, with Bishop Thomas Zinkula presiding. Visitation will take place one hour before service at the ch…

Carol Jean Walden, 84, entered the gates of Heaven January 24, 2022, after a brief illness. Services will be set for a later date. Arrangements are made by Stewart Baxter Funeral & Memorial Services, Mount Vernon.

Michael Hoffman, 73, of Lisbon, passed away Saturday, Jan.22, 2022, at the University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa City. Michael was the son of Harold and Betty Hoffman. He was a graduate of Lincoln high school in Stanwood, class of 1966. Survivors include two sisters, Ruth Ann Beckmann (Tom) a…

Eric Roy Larsen passed away Jan. 14, 2022. Eric was born Jan. 1, 1951, to Kurt and Virginia (Feyder) Larsen in Sioux City. Memorial services were held Friday, Jan. 21,2022, at the Third Church in Pella. The Garden Chapel Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Robert Allan Schueler, 69, of Mount Vernon, formerly of Marion, passed away Wednesday, Jan, 19th, 2022, following complications of a stroke at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics. Please feel free to come and join the family in celebrating Robert’s life from 3-6 p.m., Saturday, Ja…

Eunice Ruth Rank passed away peacefully Jan. 5, 2022, in Sun City West, Ariz. She was born Sept. 1, 1930, in Cedar Rapids and married David Rank Nov. 5, 1950. She was employed by attorney Richard Holden as a legal secretary until she moved to Mount Vernon. Dave and Eunice retired in 1982 and…

Tex Allyn Clay, 75, of Lisbon, died Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022, at University of Iowa Hospital following a long illness. A funeral service was held Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Mount Vernon with visitation prior. Burial with Military Honors was at Rock Island National…

Billie Frank Rider, 85, passed from this life to the next Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022, at his home, surrounded by family. Funeral services were held Monday, Jan. 10, 2022, at Central Church of Christ in Cedar Rapids, with Ministers Darren Johnson and Terry Seufferlein presiding. A private burial…

Fr. Phillip E. Schmitt, 91, of Cedar Rapids, died Friday, Dec. 31, 2021. His body was donated to the UI Deeded Body Program. Funeral Mass will take place at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 17, 2022, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cedar Rapids. Archbishop Michael O. Jackels will officiate. …

Margaret Ellen Koppenhaver, 85, of Mount Vernon, passed away Sunday, Dec. 26, 2021. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 7, 2022, at Stewart Baxter Funeral & Memorial Services, Mount Vernon. Celebration of Life will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022, at Linn Grove Presbyterian Chu…

Marilyn Mortensen, 87, of Mount Vernon, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021. A funeral service was held Monday, Dec. 20, 2021, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Mount Vernon, by Pastor Sean Hansen. Burial took place at Mount Vernon Cemetery. Stewart Baxter Funeral & Memorial Services cared…

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. He was surrounded by family and received many phone calls from loved ones saying their goodbyes.

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…

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.