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1103 Broad Street
Grinnell, IA 50112
(641) 236-4950
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1834 Belmont Drive
Grinnell, IA 50112
(641) 236-5920
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1103 Broad Street
Grinnell, IA 50112
(641) 236-3134
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1926 Country Club Drive
Grinnell, IA 50112
(641) 236-8384
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1117 16th Avenue
Grinnell, IA 50112
(641) 236-6166
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Grinnell IA Obituaries and Death Notices

Freda Almond - Greenwood Democrat

Monday, March 27, 2017

Edwards Funeral Home Chapel. Service is under the direction of Edwards Funeral Home.At the family’s request, memorials may be made to Cavanaugh Free Will Baptist Church Building Fund, 2825 Grinnell Avenue, Fort Smith, AR 72908.To sign an online guestbook, visit www.edwardsfuneralhome.com.

Death Notices for Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017 - Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Monday, February 20, 2017

Church, Cedar Falls; visitation 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, at Woods Funeral Home, Fairbank, 635-2207, and for one hour before services Friday at the church.HUDSON -- Betty Bettenga, 79, of Grinnell, formerly of Hudson, died Saturday, Feb. 11, at St. Francis Manor, Grinnell; celebration of life 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 16 at Calvary Baptist Church, Grinnell; graveside services 2 p.m. Thursday in Hudson Cemetery, Hudson; visitation will begin at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, at Smith Funeral Home, Grinnell, (641) 236-3134, with family greeting friends from 5 to 7 p.m.; memorials may be directed to the Betty J. Bettenga Memorial Fund in care of Smith Funeral Home, P.O. Box 368, Grinnell 50112.WATERLOO -- Gurena S. Haugen, 106, of Lampe, Mo., formerly of Waterloo, died Wednesday, Feb. 8, at CoxHealth Center, Branson, Mo.; services 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, at Our Saviors Lutheran Church, with burial in the Garden of Memories Cemetery, both in Waterloo; visitation 9:30 a.m. until services Saturday at the church; memorials to the church; Locke Funeral Home, 233-6138.WATERLOO -- Evelyn Folkers, 105, of Waukon, formerly of Waterloo, died Sunday, Feb. 12, at Good Samaritan Care Center; Leonard's Funeral Home, Monona, (563) 539-2170.DECORAH -- Florence K. Wennes, 88, of Decorah, died at home Saturday, Feb. 11; Fj...

OBITUARY: Marilyn Benishek, 92 - Iowa City Press Citizen

Monday, January 02, 2017

Neuhaus Funeral Service)Marilyn Mae Benishek (nee Schultz), 92, of Belle Plaine, died peacefully on December 22, 2016 of natural causes with her family by her side at the Mayflower Community in Grinnell.Marilyn was home delivered on May 21, 1924 in Bryant, South Dakota.  Her parents, William and Emma (nee Pauls), packed their life belongings along with their eight children and their dog, Shep, into a Model A Ford and drove to Van Horne to farm.  They moved a total of thirteen times until they settled on a farm near Dysart.  A graduate of Belle Plaine High School in 1942, Marilyn worked as a clerk at Klink’s Drug Store (and for two other proprietors), transitioning to Casey’s General Store until she retired.She is survived by her sisters, Ona (Lawrence) Danker and Shirley (Raymond) Larsen; children, Lowell D. Benishek (Julie Molitor) of Canon City, CO, Lee A. Benishek (Pam Kriegel) of Brooklyn, IA and Lois A. Benishek of Philadelphia, PA; four grandchildren, Shannon Wohl, Kristina (Mike Steward), Karla (Bryan Morrison), Daniel Benishek and five great-grandchildren.Marilyn was pre-deceased by her husband, Claire A. Benishek (who she later divorced); siblings, William, Margaret “Pegge”, John, Bette, and ...

New recreational classes offered for October - Roanoke Times

Monday, October 03, 2016

Mixed Media CollageWhen: Thursdays, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m., Oct. 6 – Oct. 27 (four weeks)Location: Salem Senior CenterCost: $55Instructors: Emmy GrinnellExperiment and combine various materials to create your very own abstract art. We will use everything from doilies, recycled metal/plastic, marbles, sticks, magazine clippings, hot glue, spray paint, acrylic and gold leaf. Feel free to bring any items that would add a personalized touch to your artwork. All other materials provided. Please dress to get messy. This four-week class will meet each Thursday at the Salem Senior Center.Extreme Boot CampWhen: Tuesdays, 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. (two months)Location: Salem Senior CenterCost: $30Instructors: Lori FadorickExtreme Boot Camp mixes body weight exercises with interval training and strength training in a variety of formats and class styles designed in a way to maximize aerobic and anaerobic benefit. Boot camp will push you harder than you would push yourself and help you reach your fitness goals, no matter what they might be. While not for the faint at heart, this class is for all fitness levels and anyone who is willing and ready to work hard, break a sweat, burn some calories, build some muscle and have fun.Tai ChiWhen: Tuesdays, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., beginning Sept. 13th for eight weeksLocation: Salem Senior CenterCost: $30Instructor: Lieven VerKruisenTai Chi was originally developed for self-defense but has evolved into a graceful form of exercise that's now used for stress reduction, balance and a variety of other health conditions. Often described as meditation in motion, Tai Chi promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movements. Tai Chi is low impact and puts minimal stress on muscles and joints, making it generally safe for all ages and fitness level...

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Freda Almond - Greenwood Democrat

Monday, March 27, 2017

Edwards Funeral Home Chapel. Service is under the direction of Edwards Funeral Home.At the family’s request, memorials may be made to Cavanaugh Free Will Baptist Church Building Fund, 2825 Grinnell Avenue, Fort Smith, AR 72908.To sign an online guestbook, visit www.edwardsfuneralhome.com.

Death Notices for Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017 - Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Monday, February 20, 2017

Church, Cedar Falls; visitation 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, at Woods Funeral Home, Fairbank, 635-2207, and for one hour before services Friday at the church.HUDSON -- Betty Bettenga, 79, of Grinnell, formerly of Hudson, died Saturday, Feb. 11, at St. Francis Manor, Grinnell; celebration of life 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 16 at Calvary Baptist Church, Grinnell; graveside services 2 p.m. Thursday in Hudson Cemetery, Hudson; visitation will begin at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, at Smith Funeral Home, Grinnell, (641) 236-3134, with family greeting friends from 5 to 7 p.m.; memorials may be directed to the Betty J. Bettenga Memorial Fund in care of Smith Funeral Home, P.O. Box 368, Grinnell 50112.WATERLOO -- Gurena S. Haugen, 106, of Lampe, Mo., formerly of Waterloo, died Wednesday, Feb. 8, at CoxHealth Center, Branson, Mo.; services 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, at Our Saviors Lutheran Church, with burial in the Garden of Memories Cemetery, both in Waterloo; visitation 9:30 a.m. until services Saturday at the church; memorials to the church; Locke Funeral Home, 233-6138.WATERLOO -- Evelyn Folkers, 105, of Waukon, formerly of Waterloo, died Sunday, Feb. 12, at Good Samaritan Care Center; Leonard's Funeral Home, Monona, (563) 539-2170.DECORAH -- Florence K. Wennes, 88, of Decorah, died at home Saturday, Feb. 11; Fj...

OBITUARY: Marilyn Benishek, 92 - Iowa City Press Citizen

Monday, January 02, 2017

Neuhaus Funeral Service)Marilyn Mae Benishek (nee Schultz), 92, of Belle Plaine, died peacefully on December 22, 2016 of natural causes with her family by her side at the Mayflower Community in Grinnell.Marilyn was home delivered on May 21, 1924 in Bryant, South Dakota.  Her parents, William and Emma (nee Pauls), packed their life belongings along with their eight children and their dog, Shep, into a Model A Ford and drove to Van Horne to farm.  They moved a total of thirteen times until they settled on a farm near Dysart.  A graduate of Belle Plaine High School in 1942, Marilyn worked as a clerk at Klink’s Drug Store (and for two other proprietors), transitioning to Casey’s General Store until she retired.She is survived by her sisters, Ona (Lawrence) Danker and Shirley (Raymond) Larsen; children, Lowell D. Benishek (Julie Molitor) of Canon City, CO, Lee A. Benishek (Pam Kriegel) of Brooklyn, IA and Lois A. Benishek of Philadelphia, PA; four grandchildren, Shannon Wohl, Kristina (Mike Steward), Karla (Bryan Morrison), Daniel Benishek and five great-grandchildren.Marilyn was pre-deceased by her husband, Claire A. Benishek (who she later divorced); siblings, William, Margaret “Pegge”, John, Bette, and ...

New recreational classes offered for October - Roanoke Times

Monday, October 03, 2016

Mixed Media CollageWhen: Thursdays, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m., Oct. 6 – Oct. 27 (four weeks)Location: Salem Senior CenterCost: $55Instructors: Emmy GrinnellExperiment and combine various materials to create your very own abstract art. We will use everything from doilies, recycled metal/plastic, marbles, sticks, magazine clippings, hot glue, spray paint, acrylic and gold leaf. Feel free to bring any items that would add a personalized touch to your artwork. All other materials provided. Please dress to get messy. This four-week class will meet each Thursday at the Salem Senior Center.Extreme Boot CampWhen: Tuesdays, 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. (two months)Location: Salem Senior CenterCost: $30Instructors: Lori FadorickExtreme Boot Camp mixes body weight exercises with interval training and strength training in a variety of formats and class styles designed in a way to maximize aerobic and anaerobic benefit. Boot camp will push you harder than you would push yourself and help you reach your fitness goals, no matter what they might be. While not for the faint at heart, this class is for all fitness levels and anyone who is willing and ready to work hard, break a sweat, burn some calories, build some muscle and have fun.Tai ChiWhen: Tuesdays, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., beginning Sept. 13th for eight weeksLocation: Salem Senior CenterCost: $30Instructor: Lieven VerKruisenTai Chi was originally developed for self-defense but has evolved into a graceful form of exercise that's now used for stress reduction, balance and a variety of other health conditions. Often described as meditation in motion, Tai Chi promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movements. Tai Chi is low impact and puts minimal stress on muscles and joints, making it generally safe for all ages and fitness level...