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Chet Ryan Mortuary Cynthia A Ryan

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Nevada, IA 50201
(515) 382-3547
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Nevada IA Obituaries and Death Notices

Dorothy Ball

Monday, June 26, 2017

Dorothy Maxine Ball, 97, of Clinton, formerly of Fairfield Bay, passed away June 10, 2017. She was born on June 25, 1919 in Nevada, Iowa to Howard and Emma Farni. Dorothy worked as a Financial Secretary before retirement and moving to Fairfield Bay. Left to cherish her memory are her sons Larry Ball, James Ball and Richard Ball as well as numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and other family and friends. Dorothy was preceded in death by her father Howard Farni, her mother Emma Farni, husband Stanley R. Ball; brother Elmer Farni, brother Marvin Farni and sister Marjorie Farni. Arrangements entrusted to Clinton Funeral Service. To sign Dorothy's Book of Memories, please go to www.clintonfuneralservice.com.

Clyde Shelton, noted aviator, NASA pioneer, dies - Elk Valley Times

Monday, June 19, 2017

The patriarch of three generations of pilots, Clyde instructed his wife, Sara, in 1966; his son, Scott, now a Boeing 747 captain for Delta Airlines on his 16th birthday; and his grandson, Nevada, currently a captain in the United States Army flying the Blackhawk helicopter on his 16th birthday, as well.Clyde Shelton’s legacy is firmly established in those lives he touched. He was a genuine aviation professional. He was a man whose integrity, character, food nature and sincere interest in his students defined him as a man of competent humility.For his extraordinary and endearing contributions to aviation, Mr. Shelton was elected into the Tennessee Aviation Hall of Fame in 2010 and the Alabama Aviation Hall of Fame in 2016.Clyde will be missed by all he touched during his long historical career, but most importantly by his wife, Sara; his sons, Steve and Scott (Gwen); grandchildren, Ashley Davis (Johnny), Chase (Ashley), Nevada, Whitney (Marcus), Richard (Chelsea) and Cooper.Additionally, he will be missed by his great-grandchildren, Emma Grace, Anna Elizabeth, Abby, Walker, Ryder, Gunner, Ronin, and especially by his sister, Jodeen Steelman, and his brother-in-law, Ron (Dianah) West.Mr. Shelton was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas Hamilton and Louella Shelton, and his brother, Thomas Owen Shelton.Visitation with the family will be held Wednesday, June 14, at 1 p.m. until time of service at 4 p.m. at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. John Hathcock officiating. There will also be a very special funeral send off at the Madison County Executive Airport in Meridianville, Ala. A reception will be held at 11 a.m., followed by services and a fly over honoring Mr. Shelton at 1 p.m.Higgins Funeral Home is serving the family.

Arlyn Hubert Simms - The Missoulian

Monday, June 19, 2017

Arlyn and Carol were inducted into the NSPRA Hall of Fame.Arlyn is survived by his best friend and love, Carol Stevenson and Woofer-Huntsville, Texas, Patty (Brad, Jessica and Dex) Fallon, Nevada, Todd, Reno, Nevada, Billie (Eric, Tyler, Brandon and Austin) Billings, Sheila (Mike) Aurora, Colorado, Katy (Ken, Ryan, Allyson, and Andrew) Firestone, Colorado, and Audrey Brandvik, Forsyth.The family will receive friends from 3 p.m. till 5:30 pm. on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at Sam Houston Memorial Funeral Home in Huntsville, Texas.Full obituary may be viewed and memorial condolences made to the family at shmfh.com. ...

Margaret Kosma - The Southern

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Jennifer, of De Soto, Joseph C. Kosma of Du Quoin, Sasha Kimble and husband, Scott, of Savannah, Georgia, Jolen Kosma of Greensboro, North Carolina, Dylan Kosma and Patricia Santos of Reno, Nevada, William Kosma and wife, Jennifer, of Du Quoin, and Katrina Kosma and Willie Watts of Dowell; and great-grandchildren, Logan Morgan, Nolan Morgan, Joseph Morgan, Kallie Kosma, Tyler Peterson and Collin Duncan.She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; one son, Steven Wayne “Butch” Kosma; and one brother, Dale Chapman.Services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, June 10, in Searby Funeral Home in Du Quoin, with her grandson, Joseph C. Kosma officiating. Burial will be in the Sunset Memorial Park at Du Quoin. Visitation will be from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Memorials to the Marshall Browning Hospital Tree of Life and will be accepted at the funeral home.

Roena Frances Crawford - Nevada Herald

Monday, May 01, 2017

Roena Frances Crawford, 89, Willis, Texas, formerly of Nevada, died Saturday, April 22, at her home in Texas. She was born Feb. 17, 1928 in Camp Point, Ill., to Clarence and Beatrice (Dutton) Mensendike. She married Burl David Crawford Sr., on Aug. 29, 1948, in Peoria, Ill.Survivors include two sons, Michael, and Burl Jr.; one brother, Jim Mensendike; one sister, Bonnie Huss; 11 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Burl Sr.; one son, David; and three brothers, Richard, Ray and Gene.Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, April 28, at Moore Cemetery in Nevada. Friends may call now and until the hour of service at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada.You may view obituary and send condolences online at www.ferryfuneralhome.com.

Obituary for April 24, 2017 - Baker City Herald

Monday, May 01, 2017

Cleo Bartlett Hall and James Hall on Jan. 26, 1954, Deborah grew to be the best daughter, sister, wife, mother and grandmother anyone could have, her family said. Deborah previously lived at Pahrump, Nevada; Boise; and Baker City. She will be truly missed by all those who loved her, including her two shih tzu puppies that she adored. She was of the Christian faith. Deborah was preceded in death by her husband of 44 years, Michael Taylor; and her parents. Survivors include her daughter, Tabitha (Jon) Altorfer of Hendersonville, North Carolina; son, Casey (Tina) Taylor of Pahrump, Nevada; sister, Gloria Brewer of Boise; five granddaughters, Taylor (Joe) Abenante of Hendersonville, North Carolina; Haley Altorfer of Hendersonville, North Carolina; Abigail Taylor of Florida; Annabelle Taylor of Baker City; Chloe Taylor of Pahrump, Nevada; grandsons, Josh Altorfer of Hendersonville, North Carolina; Tyler Taylor of Pahrump, Nevada; and Zach Taylor of Pahrump, Nevada; niece, Victoria Lightle; and two great-nephews, Rhett and Rory Lightle of Boise. Asheville Mortuary Services is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at www.AshevilleMortuaryServices.com...

Nevada A. (Bollman) Ruby Obituary - WKBN.com

Monday, May 01, 2017

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – On Thursday, April 13, 2017, Nevada A. (Bollman) Ruby, age 86, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family. She was born on December 2, 1930 in Hickory Hill, Pennsylvania, a daughter of the late John Edward and Nevada S. (Thomas) Bollman.She is survived by her beloved children, Donna M. (the late Donald “Donnie”) Swope of Bedford, Pennsylvania, John E. (Patricia) Ruby of Austintown, Ohio, David D. (Elaine) Ruby of Canfild, Ohio, Geraldine “Gerrie” (James) Thomas, of Meridian, Mississippi, Edith A. (the late Kenneth, Sr.) Slusher of Lake Milton, Ohio, Dwayne I. “Buddy” (Connie) Ruby of Kingston, Ohio and Nevada “Liz” (the Robert K. Sr.) Chalfant of Youngstown, Ohio; siblings, Ethel Ford, Hannah McKnight, Margaret Cornelius, Elise Gates, Sally Hess and Joe Bollman; 19 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren and 17 great-great-grandchildren.Besides her parents Nevada was preceded in death by her beloved husband, William D Ruby; siblings, Ruth Tedrow, Paul Bollman, Dolly DuVall, Maryann Weaver, David Bollma...

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Dorothy Ball

Monday, June 26, 2017

Dorothy Maxine Ball, 97, of Clinton, formerly of Fairfield Bay, passed away June 10, 2017. She was born on June 25, 1919 in Nevada, Iowa to Howard and Emma Farni. Dorothy worked as a Financial Secretary before retirement and moving to Fairfield Bay. Left to cherish her memory are her sons Larry Ball, James Ball and Richard Ball as well as numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and other family and friends. Dorothy was preceded in death by her father Howard Farni, her mother Emma Farni, husband Stanley R. Ball; brother Elmer Farni, brother Marvin Farni and sister Marjorie Farni. Arrangements entrusted to Clinton Funeral Service. To sign Dorothy's Book of Memories, please go to www.clintonfuneralservice.com.

Clyde Shelton, noted aviator, NASA pioneer, dies - Elk Valley Times

Monday, June 19, 2017

The patriarch of three generations of pilots, Clyde instructed his wife, Sara, in 1966; his son, Scott, now a Boeing 747 captain for Delta Airlines on his 16th birthday; and his grandson, Nevada, currently a captain in the United States Army flying the Blackhawk helicopter on his 16th birthday, as well.Clyde Shelton’s legacy is firmly established in those lives he touched. He was a genuine aviation professional. He was a man whose integrity, character, food nature and sincere interest in his students defined him as a man of competent humility.For his extraordinary and endearing contributions to aviation, Mr. Shelton was elected into the Tennessee Aviation Hall of Fame in 2010 and the Alabama Aviation Hall of Fame in 2016.Clyde will be missed by all he touched during his long historical career, but most importantly by his wife, Sara; his sons, Steve and Scott (Gwen); grandchildren, Ashley Davis (Johnny), Chase (Ashley), Nevada, Whitney (Marcus), Richard (Chelsea) and Cooper.Additionally, he will be missed by his great-grandchildren, Emma Grace, Anna Elizabeth, Abby, Walker, Ryder, Gunner, Ronin, and especially by his sister, Jodeen Steelman, and his brother-in-law, Ron (Dianah) West.Mr. Shelton was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas Hamilton and Louella Shelton, and his brother, Thomas Owen Shelton.Visitation with the family will be held Wednesday, June 14, at 1 p.m. until time of service at 4 p.m. at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. John Hathcock officiating. There will also be a very special funeral send off at the Madison County Executive Airport in Meridianville, Ala. A reception will be held at 11 a.m., followed by services and a fly over honoring Mr. Shelton at 1 p.m.Higgins Funeral Home is serving the family.

Arlyn Hubert Simms - The Missoulian

Monday, June 19, 2017

Arlyn and Carol were inducted into the NSPRA Hall of Fame.Arlyn is survived by his best friend and love, Carol Stevenson and Woofer-Huntsville, Texas, Patty (Brad, Jessica and Dex) Fallon, Nevada, Todd, Reno, Nevada, Billie (Eric, Tyler, Brandon and Austin) Billings, Sheila (Mike) Aurora, Colorado, Katy (Ken, Ryan, Allyson, and Andrew) Firestone, Colorado, and Audrey Brandvik, Forsyth.The family will receive friends from 3 p.m. till 5:30 pm. on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at Sam Houston Memorial Funeral Home in Huntsville, Texas.Full obituary may be viewed and memorial condolences made to the family at shmfh.com. ...

Margaret Kosma - The Southern

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Jennifer, of De Soto, Joseph C. Kosma of Du Quoin, Sasha Kimble and husband, Scott, of Savannah, Georgia, Jolen Kosma of Greensboro, North Carolina, Dylan Kosma and Patricia Santos of Reno, Nevada, William Kosma and wife, Jennifer, of Du Quoin, and Katrina Kosma and Willie Watts of Dowell; and great-grandchildren, Logan Morgan, Nolan Morgan, Joseph Morgan, Kallie Kosma, Tyler Peterson and Collin Duncan.She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; one son, Steven Wayne “Butch” Kosma; and one brother, Dale Chapman.Services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, June 10, in Searby Funeral Home in Du Quoin, with her grandson, Joseph C. Kosma officiating. Burial will be in the Sunset Memorial Park at Du Quoin. Visitation will be from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Memorials to the Marshall Browning Hospital Tree of Life and will be accepted at the funeral home.

Roena Frances Crawford - Nevada Herald

Monday, May 01, 2017

Roena Frances Crawford, 89, Willis, Texas, formerly of Nevada, died Saturday, April 22, at her home in Texas. She was born Feb. 17, 1928 in Camp Point, Ill., to Clarence and Beatrice (Dutton) Mensendike. She married Burl David Crawford Sr., on Aug. 29, 1948, in Peoria, Ill.Survivors include two sons, Michael, and Burl Jr.; one brother, Jim Mensendike; one sister, Bonnie Huss; 11 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Burl Sr.; one son, David; and three brothers, Richard, Ray and Gene.Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, April 28, at Moore Cemetery in Nevada. Friends may call now and until the hour of service at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada.You may view obituary and send condolences online at www.ferryfuneralhome.com.

Obituary for April 24, 2017 - Baker City Herald

Monday, May 01, 2017

Cleo Bartlett Hall and James Hall on Jan. 26, 1954, Deborah grew to be the best daughter, sister, wife, mother and grandmother anyone could have, her family said. Deborah previously lived at Pahrump, Nevada; Boise; and Baker City. She will be truly missed by all those who loved her, including her two shih tzu puppies that she adored. She was of the Christian faith. Deborah was preceded in death by her husband of 44 years, Michael Taylor; and her parents. Survivors include her daughter, Tabitha (Jon) Altorfer of Hendersonville, North Carolina; son, Casey (Tina) Taylor of Pahrump, Nevada; sister, Gloria Brewer of Boise; five granddaughters, Taylor (Joe) Abenante of Hendersonville, North Carolina; Haley Altorfer of Hendersonville, North Carolina; Abigail Taylor of Florida; Annabelle Taylor of Baker City; Chloe Taylor of Pahrump, Nevada; grandsons, Josh Altorfer of Hendersonville, North Carolina; Tyler Taylor of Pahrump, Nevada; and Zach Taylor of Pahrump, Nevada; niece, Victoria Lightle; and two great-nephews, Rhett and Rory Lightle of Boise. Asheville Mortuary Services is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at www.AshevilleMortuaryServices.com...

Nevada A. (Bollman) Ruby Obituary - WKBN.com

Monday, May 01, 2017

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – On Thursday, April 13, 2017, Nevada A. (Bollman) Ruby, age 86, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family. She was born on December 2, 1930 in Hickory Hill, Pennsylvania, a daughter of the late John Edward and Nevada S. (Thomas) Bollman.She is survived by her beloved children, Donna M. (the late Donald “Donnie”) Swope of Bedford, Pennsylvania, John E. (Patricia) Ruby of Austintown, Ohio, David D. (Elaine) Ruby of Canfild, Ohio, Geraldine “Gerrie” (James) Thomas, of Meridian, Mississippi, Edith A. (the late Kenneth, Sr.) Slusher of Lake Milton, Ohio, Dwayne I. “Buddy” (Connie) Ruby of Kingston, Ohio and Nevada “Liz” (the Robert K. Sr.) Chalfant of Youngstown, Ohio; siblings, Ethel Ford, Hannah McKnight, Margaret Cornelius, Elise Gates, Sally Hess and Joe Bollman; 19 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren and 17 great-great-grandchildren.Besides her parents Nevada was preceded in death by her beloved husband, William D Ruby; siblings, Ruth Tedrow, Paul Bollman, Dolly DuVall, Maryann Weaver, David Bollma...