De Johnson is retiring from the congregate meal program. The public is invited to  stop by the Greenewood Community Center Friday, April 27, from 12:30 to 2 pm to wish De well. Cake and coffee will be served.

Funeral notices

Pauline Richardson, 93, of Jefferson. Services: Monday, April 23, at 2 pm  at Slininger-Schroeder Funeral Home, Jefferson, 515-386-2171. Interment: at a later date at the Jefferson Municipal Cemetery. Visitation: Sunday from 2 to 5 pm. Survivors: children Guy (Katie) Richardson, Becky (Tom) Schilling, Paul (Lisa) Richardson and Robbie (Dan) Burkhardt, all of Jefferson; long-time companion Jerry Kelley of Jefferson; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.

Valorie Miller, 57,  of Jefferson. Services: Friday, April 20, at 10 am at The Sanctuary, 600 E. Lincoln Way, Jefferson. A time of fellowship will follow the service at the Elks Lodge in Jefferson. Survivors: children Troy (Jessica Taggart) Lester of Polk City and Ryan Lester of Ankeny; mother Marilu Vince of Chandler,  AZ; sister Sheilah (Gary) Goodwin of Jefferson; nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. Slininger-Schroeder Funeral Home, Jefferson, 515-386-2171.


James W. Walker, 1940 – 2018

A Service of Remembrance was held Friday, March 30, at Slininger-Schroeder Funeral Home in Jefferson for James W. Walker, 78, of Grand Junction.

The Rev Daniel Emmert offered words of comfort. Honorary bearers were Doug Kaster, Dusty Clark, Bob Walker, Mike Walker, Steve Speck and John Ramirez.

Interment will be at Gosport Cemetery near Knoxville at a later date. Continue reading James W. Walker, 1940 – 2018

Walter ‘Shorty’ Tasler, 1931 – 2018

Walter Edward Tasler, known as “Shorty”, was born December 19, 1931, in Jefferson, the son of Frank Joseph Tasler and Margaret Mary Gouger Tasler. Shorty grew up with his family of two brothers, Francis and John, and three sisters, Rosie, Bonnie and Dorothy, on a farm south of Jefferson. He farmed with a team of horses.

In September of 1952, Shorty enlisted in the United States Army. He served in the Korean War as a Screaming Eagle for the 101st Airborne. He was honorably discharged in July 1954. Continue reading Walter ‘Shorty’ Tasler, 1931 – 2018

Retirement – Dr Paul Klodd

After decades of serving Greene County and the surrounding area, Dr Paul Klodd is retiring from dentistry April 30.

All records will remain in the office or can be transferred to another dental office upon the patient’s request.

Dean, Sutton wed in Augusta

Dr Zachary and Megan Sutton

Miss Megan Leigh Dean and Dr. Zachary William Sutton were united in marriage on Saturday, September 23, 2017, at Lutheran Church of the Resurrection in Augusta, GA, with the  Reverend David Hunter officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Dean of Augusta. She is the granddaughter of Patricia Quattlebaum and the late Joe Quattlebaum and Mary Lou Dean and the late Lieutenant Colonel John Dean, all of Augusta.

The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. William Sutton of Jefferson. He is the grandson of the late Keith and Gloria Sutton and William and Jane Ecklund. Continue reading Dean, Sutton wed in Augusta

Myles Kiner, 1994 – 2018

Myles Kiner, 24, of Lake City walked into the loving arms of his lord and savior, Jesus Christ, on Thursday, March 22, 2018. Myles was born at Methodist Hospital in Des Moines to Tammy and Scott Kiner of Grand Junction on March 1, 1994.

At age 6, Myles began his journey at Faith, Hope and Charity in Storm Lake, to expand and venture friendship, education, love and family. During his time at Faith, Hope and Charity, Myles attended and graduated from Storm Lake Public Schools. At age 18, Myles moved to Opportunity Living and resided in House A, where he began the life of a “man of leisure”. Continue reading Myles Kiner, 1994 – 2018

Tom Winger, 1948 – 2018

Funeral services were held March 21 at Central Christian Church in Jefferson for Tom Winger, 69, of Jefferson. Interment was at the Jefferson Municipal Cemetery.

The family was assisted by Slininger-Schroeder Funeral Home of Jefferson.

Thomas Eugene Winger was born October 12, 1948, to parents Betty (Thomas) and Eugene Winger. Tom became an eldest brother to Jerry, Jeff, Mike and Marion. The family was raised primarily in Scranton. As a youngster, Tom enjoyed all sports, fishing and working on cars with his dad and grandpa. Continue reading Tom Winger, 1948 – 2018


Karen Renslow will retire from Headmasters April 15 after 30 years as a licensed cosmetologist. She is looking forward to a more restful pace in her life, she said.

Shirley Imler, 1936 – 2018

A visitation was held March 8 at Slininger-Schroeder Funeral Home in Jefferson for Shirley Imler, 81, of Jefferson.

A private interment will be held at a later date at the Jefferson Municipal Cemetery.

Shirley Jean Imler was born October 25, 1936 in a log cabin in Guthrie County, Iowa. She was the daughter of Margaret Elizabeth Dargen Wailes and George Wailes. Shirley attended school at Bayard. Continue reading Shirley Imler, 1936 – 2018

Marge Thornton, 1930 – 2018

Services were held March 6 at Slininger-Schroeder Funeral Home in Jefferson for Mary Margery Thornton, 87, of Cedar Rapids, formerly of Jefferson.

Words of comfort were offered by the Rev Julie Poulsen, pastor of the First United Methodist Church in Jefferson. Danille Curtis was pianist and soloist. Honorary casket bearers were Jocely Nelson, Lily Pohlman, Sophie Pohlman, Caroline Pohlman, William Berg, Jackson Berg, Grant Shell, Dillon Shell, Henry Nelson and Patrick Nelson. Continue reading Marge Thornton, 1930 – 2018

Martha Scheuermann, 1942 – 2018

Services were held March 10 at Slininger-Schroeder Funeral Home in Jefferson for Martha Scheuermann, 75, of rural Cooper. Interment was at the Jefferson Municipal Cemetery.

Martha Maxine (Trask) Scheuermann was born December 6, 1942, to Charlie and Grace (Martin) Trask in Eagle Grove. She entered Eternal Life on March 4, 2018, at Methodist Hospital in Rochester, MN, surrounded by her family. She fought a brief but courageous battle with cancer. Continue reading Martha Scheuermann, 1942 – 2018