Obituaries

Donna O'Loughlin
B: 1935-08-18
D: 2018-05-18
View Details
O'Loughlin, Donna
Viola Finnegan
B: 1931-04-04
D: 2018-05-15
View Details
Finnegan, Viola
Mark Miller
B: 1961-03-26
D: 2018-05-15
View Details
Miller, Mark
Elizabeth Butters
B: 1939-05-18
D: 2018-05-15
View Details
Butters, Elizabeth
Daniel Flack
B: 1962-07-04
D: 2018-05-14
View Details
Flack, Daniel
Lucille Cottrell
B: 1927-09-01
D: 2018-04-30
View Details
Cottrell, Lucille
Mary Tarpy
B: 1936-11-03
D: 2018-04-29
View Details
Tarpy, Mary
James Rhea
B: 1947-12-23
D: 2018-04-18
View Details
Rhea, James
Donavan Axtell
B: 1930-06-30
D: 2018-04-16
View Details
Axtell, Donavan
Thomas Ratchford
B: 1936-11-25
D: 2018-04-10
View Details
Ratchford, Thomas
Peggy Stevenson
B: 1942-06-24
D: 2018-04-03
View Details
Stevenson, Peggy
Ned Johnson
B: 1957-10-14
D: 2018-03-31
View Details
Johnson, Ned
Martha Neisen
B: 1984-04-12
D: 2018-03-31
View Details
Neisen, Martha
Carol Kelley
B: 1924-05-12
D: 2018-03-30
View Details
Kelley, Carol
Thomas McNamara
B: 1937-09-30
D: 2018-03-20
View Details
McNamara, Thomas
Rita Ridder
B: 1951-12-02
D: 2018-03-15
View Details
Ridder, Rita
Margaret Croal
B: 1935-07-28
D: 2018-03-03
View Details
Croal, Margaret
Deleva Platt
B: 1932-06-16
D: 2018-03-03
View Details
Platt, Deleva
Edwin Skripsky
D: 2018-02-28
View Details
Skripsky, Edwin
Elva Prenosil
B: 1918-07-20
D: 2018-02-27
View Details
Prenosil, Elva
Mildred Potts
B: 1924-08-05
D: 2018-02-21
View Details
Potts, Mildred

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
216 3rd Ave. SE.
Independence, IA 50644
Phone: (319) 334-2501
Fax: (319) 334-2502

Cremation Services

When considering cremation, today's families are concerned with many complex issues: how cremation affects the environment (especially when compared to traditional burial), personal finances and faith being amongst the top three. If you, or a family member, are curious about cremation or wondering if cremation is the right option for your situation, we invite you to read the articles in this section. And of course, if you have concerns or additional questions, we ask that you connect with us by calling (319) 334-2501. We will be pleased to take part in your cremation conversation. 

What is Cremation?
Even now, when cremation is fast becoming the preferred alternative to burial. People still come to us to learn more about how the cremation process works. If you have ever asked "what is cremation", this page was written for you.
Our Cremation Options
Do you think cremation is right for you, or a loved one? We provide a selection of cremation options designed to meet your financial and emotional needs.
Why Choose Cremation
If you're curious about why more families today are choosing cremation, this page details the various reasons and looks closely at cremation costs.
The Cremation Process
Cremation has been around for centuries but there have been many changes in the process over the last half-century. Today, families can choose either traditional cremation or alkaline hydrolysis.
Frequently Asked Questions
Are you struggling to answer the question "what is cremation"? Are you curious about what's involved in making the cremation decision; or wonder if you can be involved in your loved one's cremation? This is the right page for you.