Henry “Hank” Frericks, 89
GLADBROOK—Henry “Hank” Frericks, 89, of Gladbrook died Aug. 18, 2006, at Marshalltown Medical and Surgical Center.
Visitation will be 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday at Overton Funeral Home in Garwin. Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Peace United Church of Christ in Gladbrook with Rev. Robert Doner officiating. Burial will follow at Badger Hill Cemetery in rural Gladbrook.
He is survived by his wife Merle of Gladbrook; one son Henry (Linda) Loran of Gladbrook; two daughters Barbara Storjohann, Shirley (Steven) Thomas all of Marshalltown; two sisters, Lucille Wauters of Chelsea and Esther (Mearl) Slate of Marshalltown; 6 grandchildren and ten great grandchildren.
Robert L. Glovik, 69
INDEPENDENCE – Robert L. Glovik, 69 of Independence, Iowa died Aug. 18, 2006, at West Village Care Center following a short illness.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. John’s Catholic Church in Independence with Msgr. Rev. Karl Glovik and Rev. Aloysius Vorwald officiating. Burial will be in St. John’s Catholic Cemetery, Independence, IA.
Bob was born on June 24, 1937, in Independence, Iowa the son of Leo F. and Hilda (Soener) Glovik. He was a 1956 graduate of the St. John’s High School in Independence, and attended Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa.
He was united into marriage to Beverly Ann Jamason on April 18, 1959 in Independence, Iowa. Bob was employed as a salesman with the BF Goodrich Company prior to becoming employed with the John Deere Co. in Waterloo, Iowa in 1972, until his retirement in 1995.
He was a member of the St. Pius the 10th Knight of Columbus and the Catholic Order of Foresters.
He is survived by five children: Julianne Campbell of Independence, IA., Michael (Jo) Glovik of Cedar Rapids, IA., Anne (Jerry) Waterbeck of Marshalltown, IA., Mary Glovik of Cedar Rapids, IA. and Elizabeth Berry of Independence, IA.; two brothers Msgr. Rev. Karl Glovik of Cedar Rapids, IA. and Richard Glovik, The Villages, Florida; seven grandchildren, four step grandchildren, and three step great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife Beverly Glovik in 1999.
Treye A. Blythe, 18
ACKLEY — Treye Allen Blythe, 18, of Ackley, died Aug. 19, 2006, at Sartori Memorial Hospital in Cedar Falls.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Ackley-Geneva-Wellsburg-Steamboat Rock High School Gymnasium in Ackley, with Pastor Tim Diehl officiating. Burial will follow at Faith Presbyterian Church Cemetery in rural Ackley, Iowa. Visitation will be Tuesday from 2 until 8 p.m., with the family present to greet friends from 4 until 8 p.m. at St. John’s United Church of Christ in Ackley. A memorial fund has been established. Doyen Abels Funeral Home in Wellsburg is in charge of his arrangements.
He is survived by his father Dustin (Cheryl) Blythe of Urbandale; his mother Lisa (Jeff) Smith of Ackley; one half brother Zachary Smith of Ackley; one half sister Grace Blythe of Urbandale; grandparents Wayne and Joyce Blythe of Wellsburg and Paul and Lu Anne Eckhoff of Creston; great grandparents Marie Akkerman, Gerhardt and Edna Kramer, and Henry L. and Louise Eckhoff, all of Ackley; step grandparents Mike and Kris Smith, and Linda Smith, all of Hudson, and David and Connie Pecinovsky of Protivin.
Dennis D. Cooper, 60
Dennis D. “Coop” Cooper, 60, of 12 W. South St., Marshalltown, died Nov. 4, 2006, at Mercy Hospital Medical Center in Des Moines.
Funeral services and a celebration of his life will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Pursel-Davis Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment will follow in Rose Hill Memorial Gardens in Marshalltown. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Pursel-Davis Funeral Home & Crematory, where the family will be present to greet friends. Memorials may be directed to the family in his name. Pursel-Davis Funeral Home & Crematory is caring for Dennis and his family.
Dennis is survived by his wife Kathy Cooper of Marshalltown; son Chris Cooper of Green Mountain; and four granchildren.
Hilda E. Wood, 92
Hilda E. Wood, 92, of 2010 Skyline Dr., Marshalltown, died Nov. 3, 2006, at Marshalltown Medical & Surgical Center.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Interment will follow services in Riverside Cemetery in Marshalltown. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Pursel-Davis Funeral Home & Crematory, where the family will be present to greet friends. Memorials may be directed to the family in her name. Pursel-Davis Funeral Home & Crematory is caring for Hilda and her family.
Hilda is survived by her daughter Barbara (Carl) Giannetto of Marshalltown; five grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Glen H. Ferguson, 96
Glen H. Ferguson, 96, a resident of Grandview Heights Care Center, died Nov. 5, 2006, at the care center with his daughters by his side.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Estel-Perrin-Avey Chapel, with Pastor Kerry Jech officiating. Burial will follow at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday from 6 until 8 p.m. Memorial donations may be directed to Iowa River Hospice.
Glen was born on July 21, 1910, in Ferguson, the son of William E. and Avis A. (Howe) Ferguson. He was raised and educated in Ferguson. On July 28, 1934, in Unionville, Mo., he was united in marriage to Olive Medus. Following their marriage they lived on a farm near Gilman until 1959 when they moved to Marshalltown. He had been employed by Fisher Controls until his retirement in 1975.
Glen was a member of the U.A.W. Retirees.
He is survived by five children Lois Speas of Newton, Marlys Klonglan of Marshalltown, Linda Zermeno of Waterloo, Merle Ferguson of Chicago, Ill. and Wesley Ferguson of Marion.; 16 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; a brother Dillman Ferguson of Marshalltown; and a sister Lucille Herrick of Boone.
Preceding him in death were his parents; his wife Olive; a daughter Phyllis; one brother; and one sister.
Edith M. Overman, 96
RHODES — Edith M. Overman, 96, formerly of Rhodes, died Nov. 4, 2006, at Oakview Care Center in Conrad.
Funeral services and a celebration of her life will be 11 a.m. Saturday at New Horizons United Methodist Church in Melbourne. Interment will follow services in Eden Cemetery in Rhodes. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Pursel-Davis Funeral Home & Crematory, where the family will be present to greet friends. Memorials may be directed to the family in her name. Pursel-Davis Funeral Home & Crematory is caring for Edith and her family. For further information or to send a condolence, visit www.purseldavis.com.
Edith M. Overman was born on July 22, 1910, in Cyclone, Mo., the daughter of Marcus and Minnie (Bishop) Cowan. She came to Iowa with her family at the age of six, and at the age of 11 moved to Rhodes. She attended Rhodes schools, graduating from Rhodes High School in 1928. On June 22, 1930, she was united in marriage to John Benjamin Overman in Madrid, Iowa.
She was employed as a clerk with Hix Grocery in Rhodes for 20 years and was a member of the Rhodes United Methodist Church and United Methodist Women.
Edith is survived by her sons John (Darlene) Overman of Rhodes, James (Bernie) Overman of Council Bluffs, Gene Overman of Papillion, Neb., William (Sandy) Overman of Rhodes and Thomas (Nancy) Overman of Midway, Ga.; a brother William Cowan of Westland, Mich.; a sister Ruth Grewell of Conrad; 12 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband in 1960; a son Charles; one granddaughter; five sisters; and two brothers.
Pearl Z. Petrie, 91
Pearl Z. Petrie, 91, a resident of Villa del Sol, died there Nov. 5, 2006.
Funeral services and a celebration of her life will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Faith Assembly of God Church, with burial to follow in Riverside Cemetery. Friends may call for visitation from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Pursel-Davis Funeral Home & Crematory, where the family will greet friends. A memorial fund has been established in her name. Pursel-Davis Funeral Home & Crematory is caring for Pearl and her family.
Pearl is survived by her children Katherine J. Mills of Marshalltown, Robert F. (Janet) Kelderman of Marshalltown, Corwin L. (Rosemary) Kelderman of Marshalltown, Leona M. (Clare) Carlson of Marshalltown, Delbert L. (Anaye) Kelderman of Quinlan, Texas; step-children Floyd L. (Doris) Petrie of Marshalltown and Frances (Clifford) Hayes of Marshalltown; 23 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; 14 great-great-grandchildren; a brother Delbert D. (Pauline) Kingery of Knoxville; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Mary Jo Benda, 75
TAMA — Mary Jo Benda, 75, of Tama, died Nov. 4, 2006, at her home in Tama.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Kruse-Phillips Funeral Home in Tama, with Pastor Jerry Avise-Rouse officiating. Interment will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery in Tama. Visitation will be Tuesday from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at Kruse-Phillips Funeral Home in Tama. A memorial fund has been established.
Survivors include her husband Roger; daughter Debbie (Brett) Goode of West Des Moines; son Darin Benda of Toledo; five grandchildren.
Marjorie McColgan, 90
GLADBROOK — Marjorie McColgan, 90, a former Gladbrook resident, died Nov. 5, 2006, at Annapolis, Md.
Graveside services are pending at Estel-Perrin-Avey Funeral Home, where friends may call for further information.
Bonnie J. Wilson, 62
Funeral services for Bonnie JoAn Wilson, 62, were held at Monday morning at St. Henry Catholic Church, with Father Louis Jaeger officiating. She was laid to rest in Riverside Cemetery.
Groups in attendance were the Iowa Veterans Home, Iowa River Hospice, St. Henry Church, Lioness and House of Compassion.