Featured Obituaries

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.

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Services for Cameron James Jensen, 9, son of Josh (Christine) Jensen and Aarin Diehm & Shane Davis, will be held Friday, May 29, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. at the Pierschbacher Funeral Home in Chariton.

Monday, May 18, 2020
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Peggy Sones, 92 passed away May 16, 2020 at the Calvin Community in Des Moines; where she had been a resident the past six years. Funeral services for Peggy will be Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at the Pierschbacher Funeral Home in Chariton. Family and Friends may pay their respects an…

Monday, April 27, 2020
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Services are pending for Lenora Darlene Sheldon, 93, widow of Wayne Sheldon, mother of Donald Crow, at Fielding Funeral Home.

Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Wednesday, April 01, 2020
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Ramona Ross passed away March 28, 2020 at her home in Russell. Private graveside services were held Friday, April 3, 2020 at the Russell Cemetery. A gathering of family and friends will be held at a later time to honor her passing. Cards of condolences to the family may be sent to Suzzanne B…

Wednesday, March 25, 2020
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There will be private family services for Harold Francis Prough, 93, Saturday, March 28, 2020 at Fielding Funeral Home.

Thursday, March 19, 2020
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Charles Gary Hixson, 74, passed away on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at the Lucas County Health Center.

Monday, March 16, 2020
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Servioces for James “Jim” Demichelis, 74, will be held Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 11 a.m. at Fielding Funeral Home. Visitation will be Tuesday, March 17, from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Wednesday, March 11, 2020
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Funeral services for Brian Gullion, 56, will be Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 11 a.m. at the Pierschbacher Funeral Home in Chariton. Family will receive friends prior to the service beginning at 10 a.m. A luncheon will be held following the services at the funeral home. Burial will be at the G…

Monday, March 09, 2020
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Services for Marguerite Mary Watkins, 95, will be held Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at 11 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church. Visitation will be Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at 10 a.m. at Fielding Funeral Home.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020
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Services for Earnie Roush, 72, Chariton, will be held Friday, February 28, 2020 at Pierschbacher Funeral Home at 11 a.m. Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

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Services for Lois “Ivy” Coffey, 74 will be held Saturday, Feb. 29 at 11 a.m. at Fielding Funeral Home. Visitation will be Friday, Feb. 28 from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Services for Dale B. White, 91, was held Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020 at 2 p.m. at Fielding Funeral Home. Visitance was held Saturday, Feb. 22 from 1-2 p.m. at the funeral home.

Danny “Dan” Ciardo, 54, of Chariton passed away Feb. 15, 2020 at the Lucas County Health Center. No services are planned at this time. Pierschbacher Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Graveside services for JoAnne Davidson will be held Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020 at 11 a.m. at the Chariton Cemetery. Family will receive friends Tuesday, Feb. 17 from 4-6 p.m. at Pierschbacher Funeral Home in Chariton.

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Services for Millie Irving, 94, will be Friday, Feb. 14, 2020 at 11 a.m. at the Pierschbacher Funeral Home in Chariton. A luncheon will be served following the service. Family will receive friends on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020 from 5 until 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials will be used to p…

Monday, February 10, 2020
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Services for Millie Irving, 94, will be Friday, Feb. 14, 2020 at 11 a.m. at the Pierschbacher Funeral Home in Chariton. A luncheon will be served following the service. Family will receive friends on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020 from 5 until 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials will be used to p…

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Services for Glenys Marie Wheeldon, 81, will be held Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020 at 2 p.m. at the Highland Park Christian Church in Des Moines, Iowa. Visitatin will be held at 1 p.m. also at Highland Park Christian Church.

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