Mary Acton, 1960 – 2017

Mass of the Resurrection was offered  May 18 at St Brigid Catholic Church in Grand Junction for Mary Catherine Acton, 56, of Glidden.

Celebrant was Fr Jeff Schleisman, pastor of the church. Connie Burkett was reader and Hannah and Emma Acton were altar servers. Amy Roberts was vocalist accompanied by Lois Last. Continue reading Mary Acton, 1960 – 2017

Mary Evelsizer, 1932 – 2017

A Service of Remembrance was held Thursday, May 18, at Slininger-Schroeder Funeral Home in Jefferson for Mary Evelsizer, 84, of Fairmont, MN, formerly of Ogden.

Words of comfort were offered by Pastor Jim Fleming of the Bethel Evangelical Free Church in Fairmont, and Pastor David Schroeder of Abundant Life Ministries in Jefferson.

Casket bearers were her grandchildren, Dan Evelsizer, Vince Evelsizer, Jana Olson, Ross Evelsizer, Dr Stephen Evelsizer, Dr Andrew Evelsizer, Sarah Gibbs, Aimee Evelsizer, Gina Morgan and Lisa Hernandez. Interment was at Brethren Cemetery in Panora. Continue reading Mary Evelsizer, 1932 – 2017

Lorna Cuddy, 1924 – 2017

Our mom, Lorna Lydia Seeden Cuddy, was born May 19, 1924, to Dick and Hulda Seeden, the middle of three children: Leo, the oldest and Janice her baby sister. Lorna died at age 92, on Monday, April 24, 2017, at Greene County Medical Center in Jefferson, IA.

Dick and Hulda raised their kids on a farm south of Scranton, with Hereford cattle, corn and beans, a healthy egg business and Grandma Huldas’s great garden. Also 100+ cats, in barn, yard and house. It seems they always had a dog named Skippy. Grandpa had a farm hand Chet, who was with them forever, just another family member. The family enjoyed annual visits to the Iowa State Fair. Mom graduated from Bayard High School; Margaret Last and Jessie Haley her classmates and lifelong friends. Continue reading Lorna Cuddy, 1924 – 2017

Mary Ann Finnegan, 1937 – 2017

Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 5, at St Joseph Catholic Church in Jefferson for Mary Ann Finnegan, 79, of Chicago, IL, formerly of Jefferson.

The Rev Jeff Schleisman was celebrant. Readers were Marcia Katter, Kathy Kramer and Patrick Pierret. Gift bearers were Emilie Katter, Morgan De Boest, Katie Allen and Daniel Muskin-Pierret. Mike Pierret gave the eulogy. Amy Roberts was soloist accompanied by Lois Last. Continue reading Mary Ann Finnegan, 1937 – 2017

Beverly Lehman, 1929-2017

A memorial service will be held Friday, March 31, at 11 am at Slininger-Schroeder Funeral Home in Jefferson for Bev Lehman, 87, of Jefferson.

Interment will be at the Paton Township Cemetery in a private family service.

Beverly Janice (Condit) Lehman was born on October 2, 1929 to Boyd and Hazel (Hansen) Condit.  Bev was raised in the town and country in and around Paton, IA with her older brother by 14 months, Duane.  Continue reading Beverly Lehman, 1929-2017

Archived obituaries

Obituaries have been placed in the GreeneCountyNewsOnline archive for:

Gene Walker of Jefferson, date of death Feb. 24, 2017

Don Sievers of Jefferson, date of death Feb. 20, 2017

Katie McCartney of Bagley, date of death Feb. 19, 2017

Norma Ferguson of Jefferson, date of death Feb. 12, 2017

Eva Mullins of Jefferson, date of death Feb. 4, 2017

Olive Umbaugh of Ankeny, date of death Feb. 3, 2017

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