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  • Sanford W. Chittick, 92 Ladora, Iowa

    December 8, 1916 - February 27, 2009

    Sanford (Woody) Chittick was the son of Frank and Golda Stahl Chittick and was born on December 8, 1916, on the family farm near Keswick, Iowa. He attended public school in Millersburg, Iowa, and served with the U. S....


  • Floris Gail Swender, 90 Ladora, Iowa

    July 23, 1921 - December 17, 2011

    Floris Gail Swender, 90, of Ladora, passed into the hands of her Lord, Saturday morning, December 17, 2011. Born the first child of Folke Gustav Carlson and Ruth Shedenhelm, Floris was born July 23, 1921, in Ladora,...


  • John C. Manly III, 78 Lake San Marcos, California

    January 17, 1927 - November 9, 2005

    Memorials may be directed to the Grinnell High School Building Fund and sent in care of the Smith Funeral Home, PO Box 368, Grinnell, Iowa 50112.


  • Ward E. Williams, 86 Lincoln, Iowa

    June 10, 1920 - June 26, 2006

    Ward E. Williams, 86, of Lincoln died June 26, 2006, at his home. Funeral services for Mr. Williams will be held 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 30, at the Smith Funeral Home in Grinnell with the Rev. Wade Ditty, pastor of...


  • Alice Mildred Pearson, 80 Lineville, Iowa

    June 27, 1925 - August 5, 2005

    Alice was born on June 27, 1925, in Chester Township, Poweshiek County, Iowa, to Frank and Maude Taylor Cottrell. She was raised on the family farm and attended rural school near Grinnell. She was married to Harold...


  • Eylene M. Brush, 91 Lynnville, Iowa

    February 20, 1917 - September 17, 2008

    Eylene was born on February 20, 1917, on the family farm near Lynnville, Iowa to Fred and Alverta Sparks Ratliff. She attended the Junction School and later graduated from Lynnville High School. On December 27, 1936...


  • Richard A. Slaymaker, 76 Lynnville, Iowa

    April 17, 1935 - May 22, 2011

    Richard A. 'Dick' Slaymaker, 76, of Lynnville, and formerly of Iowa County, died May 22, 2011, in Grinnell Regional Medical Center. A memorial service will be held 10:30 a.m. Thursday, May 26, 2011, at the Smith...


  • David Harshey Pickens, 65 Lynnville, Iowa

    July 18, 1946 - July 28, 2011

    David was born on July 18, 1946, in Zelda, Kentucky, to Bernard and Rebecca Jane Woods Pickens. The family moved to Mount Ida, Arkansas and later lived in Rittman, Ohio. He graduated from Rittman High School in 1966. ...


  • Lola F. Baustian, 86 Malcom, Iowa

    March 7, 1918 - December 3, 2004

    Funeral services for Mrs. Baustian were held 1:00 p.m. Monday, December 6, 2004, at the First Baptist Church in Grinnell with the Rev. Tim Stewart officiating. Organist was her daughter, Denise Baustian and vocalist...


  • Gene Paul Engelbarts, 61 Malcom, Iowa

    April 25, 1944 - June 5, 2005

    Gene Engelbarts, 61, of Malcom, died Sunday, June 5, 2005, at Grinnell Regional Medical Center. Funeral services for Mr. Engelbarts will be held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 8, at the Smith Funeral Home in Grinnell...


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