Funeral notices

Arnold Steinke, 90, of Jefferson. Services: Wednesday, July 24, at 11 am at Trinity Lutheran Church, Jefferson. Interment: Iowa Veterans Cemetery in Van Meter at a later date. Visitation:  one hour prior to the service at the church. Survivors: children Laura Steinke-Simms of Graettinger, Debra  Vimmerstedt of Aurora, and Patricia (Bill) Godwin of Globe; grandchildren Joanie Simms, Joel Venteicher, Chris Goodwin, Bo Goodwin, and Derek Allender; eight great-grandchildren; sisters Norma Alsteen  and Dorothy Bauer of Milwaukee, WI, and Helen (R. Pat) Smith of Cerritos, CA; nieces and nephews; other relatives; and friends. Slininger-Schroeder Funeral Home, Jefferson, 515-386-2171.

Larry Munson, 78, of Perry and Rippey. Services pending at Hastings Funeral Home in Perry, 515-465-4691. Survivors: family Linda Prather, John Prather, Stephanie Albright and John Munson. Also “like family” Dr. John Bardole, Jerry and Linda Groves, and Lyn Wilson.

Janet Davis, 74, of Grand Junction. Graveside services Monday, July 22, at 11:30 am at the Jefferson municipal cemetery. Visitation following the burial at the Jefferson Elks lodge.  Survivors: children Rick (Pam) Davis of Grand Junction, Doug Davis of Glendale, AZ, Linda Buena Vista of Plat City, FL, Lanice Jones of Lake Charles, LO ; stepdaughter Sandy Davis of Grand Junction; stepson John Davis of Carroll; brother Donald Graven of Jefferson; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; other relatives; and friends. Memorials are suggested to the Greene County Animal Facility fundraising effort. To make a donation, checks may be given to Rick Davis, or checks may be made payable to the City of Jefferson, earmarked for the animal shelter, and dropped off at city hall.  Slininger-Schroeder Funeral Home, Jefferson, 515-386-2171.

William “Bill” Lawton, 86, of Jefferson and Sun Lakes, AZ, died July 12 in Arizona. Memorial services will be held Saturday, Aug. 24, at 11 am at First United Methodist Church, Jefferson. Survivors: wife Jo Ella (Shearman); sons Craig (Alexandra Lanza) Lawton of Daniel Island, SC, Kurt (Shelli Baufield) Lawton0f Eden Prairie, MN, Tom (Cae) Lawton of Jefferson and Rob (Cesar Montoya) Lawton of Annapolis, MD; grandchildren Seth (Carol) Lawton of Carlisle, PA, Brad (Jacalyn) Lawton of Houston, TX, Nick Lawton of Columbus, OH, Monica Lawton of Oakland, CA, Matt Lawton of Truckee, CA, Tanner (Amber) Lawton and Trevor Lawton of Jefferson, and Tiffany (Wade) Sohm of Grand Junction; great-grandchildren Lily, Ella, Tate, Harper, Hudson and Marcus; brothers Don (Elise) Lawton of Houston and Bob (Bea) Lawton of Waukee. Slininger-Schroeder Funeral Home, Jefferson, 515-386-2171.

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