Mr. and Mrs. John Wade of Vinton are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Molly Mae Wade to James Michael Jennings, the son of Jacqueline Douse of Milton, Vt., and the late Gary Jennings.

Mr. and Mrs. Joel Yedlik of Lone Tree, announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter, Kimberly Alice, to Evan Douglas Hofner, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Phil Hofner of Rockford, Ohio. 

Sarah Owings and Eric Bigley of Wellman, Iowa, are pleased to announce their upcoming wedding.  Sarah is the daughter of Ed and Sally Owings of Williamsburg, Iowa, and the granddaughter of Marion and Doris Owings of Eldridge, Iowa, and of the late Robert and Jane Patterson, of Buffalo Prairi…

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On Memorial Day weekend, locally and travelling in from Pennsylvania, Oregon, Missouri, Indiana and North Carolina, the children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and siblings of Eldon and Judy Gingerich of Kalona gathered in the barn on the farm where they raised their family east of Kalona.  

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Oren & Mary (Schillerstrom) Jarvis of Washington, Iowa were joined in marriage May 31, 1959, at the First Lutheran Church in Fairfield, Iowa.  

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Melody Miller and Fikeveni Dlamini, both of Mbabane, Swaziland, were married Aug. 11, 2018, at Potters Wheel Church, Mbabane, Swaziland.

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A celebration of life for Ethel Darlene (Sojka) Kelley, 94, of Marion, formerly of Kalona and Washington, was held Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at the Prairie Flower Baptist Church in rural Washington with Pastor David Cotner officiating. Burial was at Sharon Hill Cemetery in Kalona. A memorial f…

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David Tripses, 75, Lone Tree, passed away Friday, July 12, 2019, at his home.  Services were held  Monday, July, 15, 2019, at the Sorden-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services in Lone Tree.  Burial was in River Junction Cemetery. A memorial fund has been established at the funeral hom…

Vernon Eden, 87, of Iowa City, died Saturday, July 6, 2019, at his home.

Charles Wray Owen, 89, passed away Sunday morning, July 7, 2019, surrounded by family at The Bird House Hospice Home of Johnson County, Iowa City.

Donald L. “Don” Frauenholtz, 88, of rural West Branch, died suddenly at his farm Wednesday, July 3, 2019.

Pauline Fern Yoder, the daughter of Murrie S. and Katie Miller, was born Feb. 9, 1921, in rural Wellman, Iowa. She attended Hickory Grove country school, and as a girl, helped on the family farm. She was baptized at the age of 12, on Oct. 15, 1933, and was a lifelong member of Lower Deer Cre…

Leslie Ray Hochstetler was born Jan. 7, 1935, in Kalona, Iowa, the son of Ray and Maggie (Fisher) Hochstetler. After eight years of country school at West Lincoln, he attended Iowa Mennonite School, graduating in 1953.

Shirley K. Buffer of Kalona, died June 23, 2019, in a Nashville, Tenn. hospital from complications due to injuries sustained from an accident while on a vacation to Nashville in April. Shirley passed away peacefully with her husband and daughter at her side.

Tara D. Hershberger, 45, of Wayland, Iowa, died Monday, June 24, 2019, at her home surrounded by family. Interment and graveside committal were held Thursday, June 27, 2019, at Bethel Cemetery, north of Wayland. The family hosted a celebration of life service that same evening, at Bethel Chu…

Pauline Fern Yoder, 98, of Kalona, died Monday, June 24, 2019, at Pleasantview Home in Kalona.  Funeral services are pending at the Yoder-Powell Funeral Home in Kalona.