Funeral notices

Marjorie Vannatta, 87, of Rippey. Services: Saturday, Jan. 26, at 11 am at the United Methodist Church in Rippey. Visitation: Friday after 4 pm, with family 6 to 8 pm, at the church. Survivors: husband Ben Vannatta of Perry;  children Pat (Steve) McPherson of Perry, and Doug (Pam) Grow and Jeff (Lori) Grow of Rippey; eight  grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and sister Pat Girton of Ames. Hastings Funeral Home of Perry, 515-465-4691.

Ben Robbins, 62, of Jefferson. Services pending at Slininger-Schroeder Funeral Home, Jefferson, 515-386-2171. Survivors: daughter Jennifer Sweeney of Manning; grandchildren Ashley and Nicole;  brother Tim (Vickie) Robbins of Scranton; sisters Sherry (Randy) Kernen of Glidden and Anita Jenkins of Dallas Center; cousins Rick Schilling and McKinley Schilling, both of West Des Moines; and other relatives and friends.

Mark Knobbe, 96,of Carroll. Services: Monday, Jan. 21, at 10 am at St John Paul II Parish – St Lawrence Church in Carroll. Interment: Mount Olivet Cemetery in Carroll with military honors by the Breda American Legion. Visitation: Sunday after 2 pm, with a rosary prayed at 3 pm and a Christian wake service at 5 pm at Sharp Funeral Home, Carroll, 712-792-4301, and also Monday after 9 am at the church. Local survivors include Lucy Wolterman and Ruth (Tom) Feldmann of Jefferson.

Patricia “Trish” Riley, 80, of Grand Junction. Services: Saturday, Jan. 26, at 2 pm at Hastings Funeral Home In Jefferson, 515-386-8181. Visitation: Saturday after 11 am. Survivors: son Brian (Karen) Bodenberger of Manson; grandson Drayden Bodenberger of Manson;  and sister Judy (Marvin) Crabtree of Perry.

Jr Whitely, 90, longtime Jefferson resident. No services planned at this time. Survivors:  wife, Geneva Whiteley of Perr; daughters Peg (Dick) Wilcox of Perry and Terry (Dennis) Murphy of Jefferson; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; brother Dail (Maxine) Whiteley of Corydon; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Slininger-Schroeder Funeral Home of Jefferson, 515-386-2171.

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