2020-03-17 E-Edition

Robert C. Johnson, Des Moines, Iowa

Robert C. Johnson, 90, passed away on March 12, 2020, in Des Moines. He was born April 2, 1929, in Little Cedar, Iowa, to Peter and Dorothy (Shrode) Johnson.Bob graduated from Iowa State University and Colorado State University with degrees in agricultural education. He also attended Union Theological Seminary in New York. For 12 years he was the 4-H extension […]

How to Extend Your Living Area to Outdoor Spaces

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How to Extend Your Living Area to Outdoor Spaces

(StatePoint) When warmer weather arrives, it’s all about spending time in your home’s outdoor spaces. Here are a few new ideas for transforming your porch, deck or yard into an oasis of relaxation.Spruce UpBefore getting down to brass tacks, it’s time to give your outdoor spaces a once-over and note what basic maintenance and cleaning are needed; be sure to […]

Thelma Stevens, Winterset

Thelma Stevens, 91, of Winterset died Tuesday, March 17, 2020, at Azria Health of Winterset. Due to CDC recommendations on large gatherings, there will be no open visitation or funeral service. Services will be private. Website streaming will be available on her obituary tribute wall beginning at 11 a.m., Thursday, March 19. Burial will be in the Winterset Cemetery. Memorials may […]

Gene Crawford, Des Moines

Gene Crawford, 92, died Wednesday, March 11, 2020, at Valley View Village in Des Moines.According to Gene’s wishes, there will be no formal services held at this time. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be directed to the family in loving memory of Irene.Gene was born Feb. 8, 1928, in Osceola, Iowa, to Clee and Bertha Crawford. He was an […]

Thank you

A special thank you to my wonderful children for giving such a nice 90th birthday party. And a special thank you for all the beautiful birthday cards, and presents.God bless you.—Helen Stout 

Thank you

The family of Ronny Hamner wants to thank everyone for their help & support in the passing of Ronny.—The Hamner family

Thank you

The family of Darlene LaFratte would like to thank all who attended visitation or the service, sent cards, plants, and memorials. Memorials will go to EveryStep hospice. A special thanks to Father Dooley, Tom Collins, and his staff.—Jane, John, Bob, Patty, Angie & family

23rd Annual Chili Fly-In/Drive/In

 The Iowa Aviation Museum’s annual chili fly-in/drive-in scheduled for April 4 has been postponed due to the coronavirus.  A  time and date for the event will be announced when it can be rescheduled.