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  • Lee Ann Beason, 45 Grinnell, Iowa

    April 1, 1959 - March 1, 2005

    Lee Ann Beason, age 45, of Grinnell, died Tuesday, March 1, 2005 at Grinnell Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m., Friday, March 4, 2005, at the Smith Funeral Home with Rev. Len Eberhart...


  • John W. Darlington, 83 Grinnell, Iowa

    May 14, 1921 - March 6, 2005

    John was born on May 14, 1921, in Des Moines, Iowa, to Charles and Franc Townsend Darlington. He was raised in Des Moines and graduated from North High School with the Class of 1939. He attended Iowa State University...


  • Augusta C. Pederson, 100 Grinnell, Iowa

    October 29, 1904 - March 10, 2005

    Augusta was born on October 29, 1904, near Grinnell, Iowa, to Theodore and Addie Lamb Mehlin. She was raised on the family farm and attended rural school. On November 1, 1922, she was married to Leonard Ole Emmanuel...


  • Pauline Lee Williams, 73 Grinnell, Iowa

    March 23, 1931 - March 17, 2005

    Funeral services for Mrs. Williams will be held 10:30 a.m. Monday, March 21, at the Smith Funeral Home in Grinnell with the Rev. John Epperson, pastor of the Grinnell Christian Church, officiating. Organist will be...


  • Beulah E. Sparks, 94 Grinnell, Iowa

    October 16, 1910 - March 23, 2005

    Beulah was born on October 16, 1910, in Searsboro, Iowa, to Perry and Sylvia Risker Sparks. She lived in Grinnell most of her life and she cared for elderly people in their homes. There are no immediate survivors....


  • Russell R. Sams, 80 Grinnell, Iowa

    July 3, 1924 - April 10, 2005

    Russell was born July 3, 1924 in Salem, Iowa to Lawrence and Sarabelle Weaver Sams both of whom were ordained Quaker pastors. Russell moved with his parents to several communities throughout Iowa during his ...


  • Anna May Evans, 104 Grinnell, Iowa

    October 21, 1900 - April 22, 2005

    Anna May Evans, 104, of Grinnell, died on Friday, April 22, 2005, at the Mayflower Home Health Care Center in Grinnell. A funeral service for Anna Mae will be held 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, at the First Baptist Church in...


  • Lyle C. Truman, 84 Grinnell, Iowa

    January 5, 1921 - April 24, 2005

    Lyle was born on January 5, 1921, in Lime Springs, Iowa, to Leonard Morris and Margaret Amber Wright Truman. The family moved to Montezuma, and he graduated from Montezuma High School with the Class of 1940. During...


  • Oneta Vern Gray, 83 Grinnell, Iowa

    April 18, 1922 - April 25, 2005

    Oneta was born on April 18, 1922, in Atoka, Oklahoma, to Samuel and Myrtle Lou Attaberry LaVarnway. She was raised on the family farm and attended rural school. The family moved to California in 1937, and she worked...


  • John A. Hendrickson, 58 Grinnell, Iowa

    January 7, 1947 - April 26, 2005

    Memorial contibutions may be directed to the John A. Hendrickson Memorial Fund.


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