Funeral notices

Herbert Drachenberg, 88, of Jefferson. Graveside services are pending. Survivors: children Diane and her husband Kevin Gooch of Jefferson, Trisha and her husband Dan Easton of Bagley, and  Richard and his wife Jill Drachenberg of Marietta, GA. Also surviving are grandchildren and great-grandchildren: Christopher and his wife Andrea Masciocchi and their sons Landon and Nathan of Greencastle, PA, Daniel Masciocchi of Westminster, MD, Elizabeth and her husband Scott Graham and their children Patrick, William, Ada, and Scarlett of Jefferson, and Amalia Easton of Ankeny. Slininger-Schroeder Funeral Home, Jeferson, 515-386-2171.

Shirley Kae Glenn, 82, of Altoona, formerly of Perry. Services: Thursday, Oct 18, at 2 pm at First United Methodist Church, Perry. Interment: Rippey Cemetery. Visitation: Wednesday after 1 pm, with family from 5 to 7 pm, at Hastings Funeral Home, Perry, 515-465-4691. Survivors: son Ron (Kelly) Glenn of Altoona; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Larry Tourte, 81, of Paton. Services: Thursday, Oct. 18, at 10:30 am at Salem United Methodist Church, Paton. Interment: Paton Township Cemetery. Visitation: Wednesday from 4 to 7 pm at Brown Funeral Home, Jefferson, 515-386-4125. Survivors: wife Donna; and sons Don of Geneva, IL, and Doug of Paton.

Charles Radke, 86, long-time resident of Grand Junction. There are no services planned at this time; a joint Celebration of Life will be held upon the death of his wife Virginia. Survivors: wife Virginia Lee Radke; children Ruthanne (Jeffrey) Douglas, Susan Miller, and Steve (Cindy) Radke; grandchildren Steven Douglass, David Douglass, Peggy Hall, Brent Miller, and Sebastian Radke; and great-grandchildren Trenton and Lucas Hall. To continue their passion for music, memorial contributions can be made to the Charles and Virginia Radke Memorial Scholarship Fund and mailed to Peoples Bank, c/o Charles and Virginia Radke Memorial Scholarship Fund, 205 Main Street E, Grand Junction IA 50107. Slininger-Schroeder Funeral Home, Jefferson, 515-386-2171.

Travis Crouse, 39, of Dana. Services: Thursday, Oct. 18, at 10:30 am at St Brigid Catholic Church, Grand Junction. Interment: Mount Calvary Cemetery, Grand Junction. Visitation: Wednesday from 5 to 7 pm at the church. Survivors: parents Dale and Teresa Crouse of Dana; brother Nicholas (Amy) Crouse of Dana; nephews Brayton and Colton Crouse; and grandmother Eleanor Krieger of Grand Junction. Memorials are suggested to the Grand Junction fire and rescue department, the American Heart Association, or the American Diabetes Association.  Slininger-Schroeder Funeral Home, Jefferson, 515-386-2171.

Margaret Lux, 88, of Jefferson. Graveside service: Friday, Oct. 19, at 10 am at Jefferson Municipal Cemetery. Survivors: children Kathleen Brumbaugh of Humboldt, Janie Tackett of Tioga, ND, Kent (Jolene) Dzuris of Jefferson, and Troy (Suzanne) Lux of Toledo; grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and sister Pauline Borst (Bill Allen) of Jefferson. Hastings Funeral Home, Jefferson, 515-386-8181.



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