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Forest Cemetery and Memorials

634 North 9th Street
Oskaloosa, IA 52577
(641) 672-2243
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Garland Van Arkel Langkamp Funeral Chapel

2116 North 3rd Street
Oskaloosa, IA 52577
(641) 672-2181
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Newman Funeral Chapel

114 South 7th Street
Oskaloosa, IA 52577
(641) 673-7366
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Oskaloosa IA Obituaries and Death Notices

Peggy Minkler

Monday, June 26, 2017

Chapel with Chaplain Steve Samples as celebrant. Cremation was under the direction of Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home.She was born to Clifford G. and Dorothy M. Merrill Hartness on February 22, 1935 in Oskaloosa, Iowa and passed away Monday, June 19, 2017 in The Commons Nursing Home. Peggy married Marvin Duane Minkler in Dickens, Iowa on February 21, 1954 at the Little Brown Church in the Vale in Nashua, Iowa. They moved to Colorado Springs, CO in March of 1962. In 1962, they adopted a little girl, Linda Sue. On Christmas Eve, 1964, they added to their family by bringing home another adopted child, a little boy, Michael Duane to make the family complete. Peggy was a devoted mother; making her children the number one priority in her life. She served as a den mother for cub scouts and boy scouts, choir mother for the youth choir at her church which her children were members of, and chauffeur to the many piano lessons and dancing lessons that Linda was involved in. Peggy also loved the ocean and had lots and lots of seachells in her collection. She moved to Enid, Oklahoma in 1999 to live closer to her daughter, Linda. She became a foster grandparent and worked with children in the Enid school system. She also volunteered at Bass Hospital; a job she truly loved. While living at Meadows Point Apartments she met Phil Bosti...

Cornelia Bruxvoort - Newton Daily News

Monday, January 23, 2017

Ridge Country Schools in Marion County. Kay had made her profession of faith at as a teenager, in the Protestant Reformed Church.  On May 29, 1941, she was united in marriage with Herman Bruxvoort in Oskaloosa. To this union one son was born, Donald Wayne. They made their home on farms in the Sully, Peoria and Kellogg areas, before moving to Newton, where they lived for more than 60 years. Helping Herman on the farm, Kay had devoted her life to her husband, children, grandchildren and family. Kay and Herman were faithful member of the Newton Christian Reformed Church, where she taught Sunday School and participated and served in many varied ways. The last seven years, Kay spent at the Newton Village Retirement Community. She truly enjoyed her family and friends, cooking, baking, her flowers, birds and all nature. Kay went to be with her Lord Friday morning, Jan. 13, 2017, at the Nelson Manor in Newton. She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Herman Feb. 27, 2010; her four brothers, John, Sam, Cornie and Ed Boender; four sisters, Nellie Stouwie, Helen Bruxvoort, Wilma Veldhuizen and Martha Eniengenberg.  Those left to honor Kay’s memory are her son, Donald (Theresa) Bruxvoort of South Haven, Mich.; two granddaughters, Jana (Brian) Van Haaften and Pam (Eric) Hyde; a grandson, Brian (Chris) Bruxvoort; her seven great-grandchildren, Tiffany and Reece (Jessica) Van Haaften, Caleb, Ezra and Sophia Hyde, and Ursula and Donovan Bruxvoort; brother, Harry (Elizabeth) Boender; sister-in-law, Marilyn Boender; many nieces and nephews; and her many good neighb...

Terry Wayne Book - Fairfield Ledger

Monday, December 19, 2016

Terry Wayne Book, 57, of rural Packwood, died at 9:04 a.m. December 15, 2016 at Mahaska Health Partnership in Oskaloosa.He was born July 14, 1959 in Fairfield, IA to Kay Warren and Marjorie Doud Book. He married Judith Ann Krier on March 17, 1979.A 1977 graduate of Pekin High School, he attended Indian Hill Community College for his electrical apprenticeship. He farmed all of his life. He especially loved farming with his children. Most of all he looked forward to getting away in the winter with his wife for a little R & R.He was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Sigourney and served on the Packwood Volunteer Fire Dept. He enjoyed hunting, camping and boating and spending time with his 2 year old grandson, Cole.Surviving are his wife, Judy; two sons, Matt (fiancé, Amber Aschoff) Book of Des Moines and Tyler (Kaitlin) Book of Packwood; a daughter, Chelsi Book (Dustin Finnell) of Gainesville, FL; a grandson, Cole Finnell; his father and stepmother, Kay and Earlene Book of Mt. Pleasant; his mother-in-law, Kathryn Krier of Sigourney; a sister, Tammy (Kim) Cordray of Ottumwa; four brother...

Norma Jeane Patten-Hoyland - Courier Press

Monday, October 24, 2016

Doris Risenhoover, of Ottumwa; sisters-in-law Becky Keefe of Phoenix, Ariz., and Mary Michalicek, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; nieces Cyndy (Rich) Bayliss, of Ottumwa, Karen Keefe (Monte) Johnson, of Oskaloosa, Iowa, Mary “MeMe” Keefe (Mark) Shelton, of Los Angeles, Calif.; nephews Jeff (Michael Ridlon) Keefe, of Sierra Vista, Ariz., and Kevin (Deb) Keefe, of Loveland, Colo; step-sons Tom (Joni) Hoyland, of Ellijay, Ga., and Kevin (Christy) Hoyland, of Iowa City, Iowa; step-daughters Terri (Guy) Wendler, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Donna Hoyland, of Wimberley, Texas, Susan Hoyland, of Austin, Texas; step-sons-in-law David Phillips, of Ackley, and Craig Sandberg, of Apple Valley, Minn.; many step-grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.She was preceded in death by her parents; her husbands; brothers-in-law, Denby Risenhoover, W. Wayne Keefe, Donald E. Keefe and Robert Michalicek; sister-in-law, Donna Keefe Ellison and step-daughters, Virginia Phillips and Mary Sandberg.Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 20, at Reece Funeral Home in Ottumwa with Pastor Charles Daugherty officiating. Graveside services and burial will be 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20, in the Hampton Cemetery in Hampton. Visitation with the family present will be 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.Memorials may be made to the family to provide a memorial for those who helped provide for her care in the past few months.

Ruth L. Halblom, 99 - DesMoinesRegister.com

Sunday, June 19, 2016

Nashua.  This union was blessed with a son, Randall Dean.Ruth and Oscar farmed for 25 years in Poweshiek and Mahaska counties and she was also employed as a secretary at William Penn College in Oskaloosa.  In November of 1969, they moved to Iowa City and Ruth was employed as a secretary in charge of the graduate program at the University of Iowa.  She worked with Dr. Robert Yager for 18 years and retired in the mid 1990’s.  During this time they returned to Grinnell in 1977 to make their home.Ruth was a member of the Grinnell United Methodist Church, Women’s Methodist Organization, holding various offices, the Historical & Literacy Club and Sunset Club.  She taught Sunday school and enjoyed music, gardening, painting and reading.  She loved the outdoors and living and working on their farm was a huge part of her life.Survivors include one grandson, Matthew (Janelle) Halblom of Urbana; three great-grandchildren, Christopher (Kenzie Blaha), Drake and Payton Halblom; a daughter-in-law, Charlene Marsh of Cedar Rapids; and a brother-in-law, Bert Permar of Marshalltown.  She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Oscar on 1996; her son, Randall in 1976; and three sisters, Herma Cowell, Ethel Mae Swartz and Darlene Permar.Read or Share this story: http://dmreg.co/1tsYzgp...

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Peggy Minkler

Monday, June 26, 2017

Chapel with Chaplain Steve Samples as celebrant. Cremation was under the direction of Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home.She was born to Clifford G. and Dorothy M. Merrill Hartness on February 22, 1935 in Oskaloosa, Iowa and passed away Monday, June 19, 2017 in The Commons Nursing Home. Peggy married Marvin Duane Minkler in Dickens, Iowa on February 21, 1954 at the Little Brown Church in the Vale in Nashua, Iowa. They moved to Colorado Springs, CO in March of 1962. In 1962, they adopted a little girl, Linda Sue. On Christmas Eve, 1964, they added to their family by bringing home another adopted child, a little boy, Michael Duane to make the family complete. Peggy was a devoted mother; making her children the number one priority in her life. She served as a den mother for cub scouts and boy scouts, choir mother for the youth choir at her church which her children were members of, and chauffeur to the many piano lessons and dancing lessons that Linda was involved in. Peggy also loved the ocean and had lots and lots of seachells in her collection. She moved to Enid, Oklahoma in 1999 to live closer to her daughter, Linda. She became a foster grandparent and worked with children in the Enid school system. She also volunteered at Bass Hospital; a job she truly loved. While living at Meadows Point Apartments she met Phil Bosti...

Cornelia Bruxvoort - Newton Daily News

Monday, January 23, 2017

Ridge Country Schools in Marion County. Kay had made her profession of faith at as a teenager, in the Protestant Reformed Church.  On May 29, 1941, she was united in marriage with Herman Bruxvoort in Oskaloosa. To this union one son was born, Donald Wayne. They made their home on farms in the Sully, Peoria and Kellogg areas, before moving to Newton, where they lived for more than 60 years. Helping Herman on the farm, Kay had devoted her life to her husband, children, grandchildren and family. Kay and Herman were faithful member of the Newton Christian Reformed Church, where she taught Sunday School and participated and served in many varied ways. The last seven years, Kay spent at the Newton Village Retirement Community. She truly enjoyed her family and friends, cooking, baking, her flowers, birds and all nature. Kay went to be with her Lord Friday morning, Jan. 13, 2017, at the Nelson Manor in Newton. She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Herman Feb. 27, 2010; her four brothers, John, Sam, Cornie and Ed Boender; four sisters, Nellie Stouwie, Helen Bruxvoort, Wilma Veldhuizen and Martha Eniengenberg.  Those left to honor Kay’s memory are her son, Donald (Theresa) Bruxvoort of South Haven, Mich.; two granddaughters, Jana (Brian) Van Haaften and Pam (Eric) Hyde; a grandson, Brian (Chris) Bruxvoort; her seven great-grandchildren, Tiffany and Reece (Jessica) Van Haaften, Caleb, Ezra and Sophia Hyde, and Ursula and Donovan Bruxvoort; brother, Harry (Elizabeth) Boender; sister-in-law, Marilyn Boender; many nieces and nephews; and her many good neighb...

Terry Wayne Book - Fairfield Ledger

Monday, December 19, 2016

Terry Wayne Book, 57, of rural Packwood, died at 9:04 a.m. December 15, 2016 at Mahaska Health Partnership in Oskaloosa.He was born July 14, 1959 in Fairfield, IA to Kay Warren and Marjorie Doud Book. He married Judith Ann Krier on March 17, 1979.A 1977 graduate of Pekin High School, he attended Indian Hill Community College for his electrical apprenticeship. He farmed all of his life. He especially loved farming with his children. Most of all he looked forward to getting away in the winter with his wife for a little R & R.He was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Sigourney and served on the Packwood Volunteer Fire Dept. He enjoyed hunting, camping and boating and spending time with his 2 year old grandson, Cole.Surviving are his wife, Judy; two sons, Matt (fiancé, Amber Aschoff) Book of Des Moines and Tyler (Kaitlin) Book of Packwood; a daughter, Chelsi Book (Dustin Finnell) of Gainesville, FL; a grandson, Cole Finnell; his father and stepmother, Kay and Earlene Book of Mt. Pleasant; his mother-in-law, Kathryn Krier of Sigourney; a sister, Tammy (Kim) Cordray of Ottumwa; four brother...

Norma Jeane Patten-Hoyland - Courier Press

Monday, October 24, 2016

Doris Risenhoover, of Ottumwa; sisters-in-law Becky Keefe of Phoenix, Ariz., and Mary Michalicek, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; nieces Cyndy (Rich) Bayliss, of Ottumwa, Karen Keefe (Monte) Johnson, of Oskaloosa, Iowa, Mary “MeMe” Keefe (Mark) Shelton, of Los Angeles, Calif.; nephews Jeff (Michael Ridlon) Keefe, of Sierra Vista, Ariz., and Kevin (Deb) Keefe, of Loveland, Colo; step-sons Tom (Joni) Hoyland, of Ellijay, Ga., and Kevin (Christy) Hoyland, of Iowa City, Iowa; step-daughters Terri (Guy) Wendler, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Donna Hoyland, of Wimberley, Texas, Susan Hoyland, of Austin, Texas; step-sons-in-law David Phillips, of Ackley, and Craig Sandberg, of Apple Valley, Minn.; many step-grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.She was preceded in death by her parents; her husbands; brothers-in-law, Denby Risenhoover, W. Wayne Keefe, Donald E. Keefe and Robert Michalicek; sister-in-law, Donna Keefe Ellison and step-daughters, Virginia Phillips and Mary Sandberg.Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 20, at Reece Funeral Home in Ottumwa with Pastor Charles Daugherty officiating. Graveside services and burial will be 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20, in the Hampton Cemetery in Hampton. Visitation with the family present will be 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.Memorials may be made to the family to provide a memorial for those who helped provide for her care in the past few months.

Ruth L. Halblom, 99 - DesMoinesRegister.com

Sunday, June 19, 2016

Nashua.  This union was blessed with a son, Randall Dean.Ruth and Oscar farmed for 25 years in Poweshiek and Mahaska counties and she was also employed as a secretary at William Penn College in Oskaloosa.  In November of 1969, they moved to Iowa City and Ruth was employed as a secretary in charge of the graduate program at the University of Iowa.  She worked with Dr. Robert Yager for 18 years and retired in the mid 1990’s.  During this time they returned to Grinnell in 1977 to make their home.Ruth was a member of the Grinnell United Methodist Church, Women’s Methodist Organization, holding various offices, the Historical & Literacy Club and Sunset Club.  She taught Sunday school and enjoyed music, gardening, painting and reading.  She loved the outdoors and living and working on their farm was a huge part of her life.Survivors include one grandson, Matthew (Janelle) Halblom of Urbana; three great-grandchildren, Christopher (Kenzie Blaha), Drake and Payton Halblom; a daughter-in-law, Charlene Marsh of Cedar Rapids; and a brother-in-law, Bert Permar of Marshalltown.  She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Oscar on 1996; her son, Randall in 1976; and three sisters, Herma Cowell, Ethel Mae Swartz and Darlene Permar.Read or Share this story: http://dmreg.co/1tsYzgp...