Featured Obituaries

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Marlene Fullmer age 94, July 4, 1926 - November 21, 2020

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

A burial of ashes for Eva Irene Gripp will take place on Saturday, June 19, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at the Chariton Cemetery.

Monday, June 14, 2021

Donna M. Smith, October 16, 1932 - June 4, 2021

Marian Schimmer, age 90, January 26, 1931 - March 6, 2021

Friday, May 21, 2021
Monday, April 26, 2021

Funeral services for Doris D. Hansaker, 94, of Melcher-Dallas will be Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. at the Dallas Christian Church. Burial will follow at the Dallas Cemetery. Family will receive friends on Tuesday from 4:00 until 6:00 p.m. at the Pierschbacher Funeral Home in Melch…

Monday, April 19, 2021

David Stern 71, March 26, 1950 - April 16, 2021

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Long time Lucas County resident, Karen Merrill, passed away in April 2020 in Missouri. We are now able to have a Celebration of Life which will be held on Saturday, April 17 from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, 304 Walnut St., in Lucas followed by burial next to her husb…

Wednesday, April 07, 2021

Allen Lloyd Riggs age 74, September 1, 1946 - March 29,2021

Wednesday, March 31, 2021
Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Wyona R. Baker age 97, August 15, 1923 ~ March 19, 2021

John Ferrick age 71, November 24, 1949 - March 13, 2021

Thursday, March 18, 2021
Monday, March 01, 2021
Tuesday, February 16, 2021
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Jeanne Hermann, age 98, was born September 4, 1922 and passed away February 13, 2021. Services are pending at Fielding Funeral Home.

Monday, February 01, 2021

Ruth H. Littleton age 85, August 16, 1935 - January 30, 2021

Tuesday, January 12, 2021
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Friday, December 11, 2020
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Lorie Barber Thompson, 47, formerly of Chariton, Iowa, passed away Nov. 27, 2020 in Houston, Texas.

Tuesday, October 20, 2020
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Funeral services for Bryan K. Sponsler, 60, of Chariton will be Friday, October 23, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. at the Pierschbacher Funeral Home in Chariton. Family will receive friends on Thursday, October 22, 2020 from 3:00 until 7:00 p.m. at the Pierschbacher Funeral Home in Chariton. Interment w…

Friday, October 02, 2020
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Services for Doris J. Clanin, 98, Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020 at 11 a.m., at the First United Methodist Church in Chariton, Iowa. Visitation will be from 10-11 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020 at the First United Methodist Church in Chariton, Iowa.

Monday, August 31, 2020
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Services are pending for Loretta M. Callison, 96, at Fielding Funeral Home, Chariton.

Tuesday, August 18, 2020
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Conner John Altenhofen, age 24, died in a car accident on Aug. 16, 2020. Funeral services will be Friday, Aug. 21, 2020 at 10 a.m. at the Pierschbacher Funeral Home in Chariton. Interment will be at the Chariton Cemetery following the service. A visitation will be held on Thursday, Aug. 20 f…

Wednesday, August 12, 2020
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A Celebration of Life Gathering for Jim Sinclair, 59, of Chariton will be held Monday, Aug. 17, 2020 from 4 until 7 p.m. at the Pierschbacher Funeral Home in Chariton. Jim passed away suddenly at his home on Aug. 8. Memorials may be made in care of his family to be designated at a later date.

Monday, August 10, 2020
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Services for Gerald “Bud” Wesley Shenefield, 87, father of Debra Jones and Steven Shenefield, will be held at a later date at Fielding Funeral Home in Chariton, Iowa

Wednesday, August 05, 2020
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Visitation for Myra Jane Johnson will be Friday, Aug. 7 from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at Pierschbacher Funeral Home in Chariton. Graveside service will follow at 11 a.m. at the Chariton Cemetery.

Monday, August 03, 2020

Services for Larry K. Grimes, 82, will be held Aug. 5, 2020 at 1:30 p.m. Visitation will be held from Aug. 5, 2020 from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Both services will be held at Fielding Funeral Home

Wednesday, July 29, 2020
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Funeral services for Donna Jean Ripperger, 86, of Chariton will be Friday, July 31, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. at the Pierschbacher Funeral Home in Chariton. Interment will be at the Chariton Cemetery. Family will receive friends on Thursday, from 4 until 6 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials may be…

Monday, July 13, 2020
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Ralph Dean Lang, 85, of rural Dallas, Iowa passed away Friday, July 10, 2020, surrounded by his family at the Knoxville Area Community Hospital. Funeral services will be Thursday, July 16, 2020 at 10 a.m. at the Pierschbacher Funeral Home in Melcher-Dallas with burial following at the Columb…

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Bernard Lee Wells, 79, of Melcher-Dallas passed away suddenly at his home on July 11, 2020. Funeral services will be Friday, July 17, 2020 at 11 a.m. at the Pierschbacher Funeral Home in Melcher-Dallas. Interment will be at the Gosport Cemetery following the service. Family will receive frie…

Tuesday, July 07, 2020
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Funeral services for Marion Williams, 81, of Lacona will be Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. at the Pierschbacher Funeral Home in Lacona. Interment will be at Cochran Cemetery following the service. Family will receive friends at the funeral home in Lacona on Wednesday from 4:00 until 7:…

Thursday, July 02, 2020
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Jeanine J. Thompson, 76, of rural Chariton, passed away June 29, 2020. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at the Pierschbacher Funeral Home in Chariton. Family will receive friends prior to the service beginning at 10:00 a.m. Memorials may be made in care of Je…

Tuesday, June 23, 2020
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Thursday, June 18, 2020
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A Celebration of Life service for Donna J. Irving, 85, will be held on Saturday, June 20, 2020 at 10 a.m. at Pierschbacher Funeral Home in Chariton. Family will receive friends from 4-7 p.m. on Friday, June. 19 at the funeral home.

Monday, June 15, 2020
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Private family services for Cleta Mae Spencer. Burial will be at Goshen Cemetery. Arranged by Fielding Funeral Home in Chariton.

Monday, June 08, 2020
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JoAnne Perry, 79, of Chariton, passed away at the Chariton Specialty Care on June 7, 2020. Funeral services will be Thursday, June 11, 2020 at 2 p.m. at the Pierschbacher Funeral Home in Chariton. Family will receive friends beginning at 1 p.m. prior to the service. Burial will be at the Hig…

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No services are planned for Anna Mae Dornbusch, 71, Lucas who passed away at her home. Pierschbacher Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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Burial for Thelma D. Holmes, 73, Chariton, who passed away June 6, 2020 at the Lucas County Heald Center, will be held at a later date. Pierschbacher Funeral Home is handling the arrangments.

Tuesday, June 02, 2020
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Services for Geralda Wiig, 89, will be Saturday, June 6, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. at the Pierschbacher Funeral Home in Chariton. Family will receive friends prior to the service, from 1:00 until 3:00 p.m., at the funeral home. Please plan to follow the social distancing rules and no more than 100 p…

Tuesday, May 26, 2020
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A Celebration of Life for james Clifford Terrell, 59, will be held Tuesday, May 26 from 6-8 p.m. at Fielding Funeral Home.

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Services for Tina Marie Nolan, 49, will be held Friday, May 29 at 1 p.m. at Fielding Funeral Home.