Pat Fields, 1970 – 2017

Services will be held Tuesday, June 20, at St Joseph Catholic Church in Jefferson for Patrick Fields, 46, of Jefferson.

Patrick Duane Fields was born June 26, 1970 in Jefferson. He was one of four children born to Jerry and Mary Jane (Walter) Fields.

Pat grew up on the family farm near Paton. He worked diligently in all of the farming jobs, including riding beans, detasseling corn, and cleaning hog crates with his siblings. While most of Pat’s time was spent on the farm, he also played high school baseball with the Paton-Churdan Rockets. Pat graduated from Paton-Churdan High School in 1989 and completed his degree in ag studies at Iowa State University in 1993. Continue reading Pat Fields, 1970 – 2017

Alan Eggers, 1946 – 2017

A Memorial Service of Remembrance was held June 11 at Slininger-Schroeder Funeral Home in Jefferson for Alan Lee Eggers, 70, of Jefferson.

Pastor Sheldon Henderson of Central Christian Church in Jefferson offered words of comfort. Larry Dowd was soloist.

Military rites were provided by Floyd Brown Post 11 of the American Legion and V.F.W. Post 9599. Continue reading Alan Eggers, 1946 – 2017

Dennis Semke, 1946 – 2017

A graveside memorial service was held Saturday, June 10, at the Jefferson Municipal Cemetery for Dennis Lee Semke, 71, of Carroll.

Words of comfort were offered by the Rev Sheldon Henderson, pastor of Central Christian Church of Jefferson. Marg Semke gave the eulogy. Music was provided by trumpeters Peg Semke, Sam Bassett and Wayne Lautner. Continue reading Dennis Semke, 1946 – 2017

Jim Riley, 1949 – 2017

Mass of the Resurrection was offered for James F. Riley, 67, of Jefferson Monday, June 5, at St Joseph Catholic Church in Jefferson.

The Rev Jeff Schleisman, pastor of the church, was celebrant. Lector was Sue Wind and Kate Hardigan presented the offertory gifts. Music was provided by the St Joseph guitar group, soloist Dustin Hall accompanied by Wes Anderson, and brass music by Wayne Lautner, Peg Semke, Mark Rasmussen and Wes Anderson. Honorary bearers were Braxton Holderby and Terence Bingley, and members of Floyd Brown American Legion Post 11, VFW Post 9599, and Jefferson Elks Lodge 2306. Continue reading Jim Riley, 1949 – 2017

Dean, Sutton to wed Sept. 23 in Augusta

 Mr and Mrs William Sutton of Jefferson announce the engagement of their son, Dr Zachary William Sutton, to Miss Megan Leigh Dean of Augusta, Georgia. Megan is the daughter of Mr and Mrs Jeffrey Dean.

 Megan is a 2004 graduate of Westside High School in Augusta and attended Georgia College and State University. In 2009, she received a degree in nursing from Augusta State University. She is employed by the Children’s Hospital of Georgia at Augusta University as a registered nurse in the pediatric intensive care unit. Continue reading Dean, Sutton to wed Sept. 23 in Augusta

Archived obituaries

Obituaries have been placed in the GreeneCountyNewsOnline archive for:

Michael R. Fisher of Jefferson, date of death May 30, 2017

Dane Kious of Jefferson, date of death May 26, 2017

JoAnn Comstock of Jefferson, date of death May 23, 2017

Lucille Geisler of Paton, date of death May 19, 2017

Lloyd Dagit of Jefferson, date of death May 18, 2017

Mary Acton of Glidden, date of death May 16, 2017

Mary Evelsizer of Fairmont, MN, formerly of Ogden, date of death May 15, 2017

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