POWERS

We pride ourselves on the service we provide each family we serve.

Our funeral home provides a full range of funeral service options, from the traditional religious service to simple cremation. Each family is provided with the opportunity to learn about and discuss the wide variety of funeral service options available to them.


Our Obituaries

Evelyn Lewis

August 12, 1922 - November 25, 2016

Evelyn Lewis, 94, of Fountain West Care Center in West Des Moines, formerly of the Orient and Creston areas, passed away on November 25, 2016 at Mercy West Hospital in West Des Moines, Iowa. Celebration of Life Services will be 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 28, 2016 at the Powers Funeral Home junction of highway 34 and 25 in Creston. Pastor Phil Price will officiate. Burial will be at Maple Hill...
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Lottie Riley

February 29, 1924 - November 21, 2016

Lottie Riley, 92, of Creston; formerly of Afton, died Monday, November 21, 2016 at the Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston. Celebration of Life Memorial Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, November 26, 2016 at the Powers Funeral Home junction of highway 34 & 25 in Creston. Pastor Jim Morris will officiate. Burial will be at Greenlawn Cemetery, east of Afton. Open visitation...
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Louise Brandt

April 7, 1926 - November 18, 2016

Louise Brandt, 90, of Afton, died Friday, November 18, 2016 at Afton Care Center. Celebration of life services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at Powers Funeral Home 612 N. Dodge in Afton. Dwayne Henrichs will officiate. Burial will be at the Blakesburg Cemetery in Blakesburg, Ia. Open visitation will be from 2:00 to 7:00 p.m. Monday with family receiving friends from 5...
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Maxine McElroy

September 2, 1919 - November 14, 2016

Maxine (Beaumont) McElroy, 97, of Creston, died Monday November 14, 2016 at Creston Specialty Care in Creston. Memorial services will be on 10:30 a.m. Tuesday November 22, 2016 at the First United Methodist Church in Creston. Pastor Jodi Rushing will officiate the service. Private family burial will be in the Graceland Cemetery south of Creston. Open memorial visitation will be...
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Larry D. Gile

August 10, 1937 - November 13, 2016

Larry D. Gile, 77, of Creston, died Sunday, November 13, 2016, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Celebration of Life Memorial Services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, November 16, at Powers Funeral Home 601 New York Ave. in Creston. Pastor Tony Thurston will officiate. Flag presentation will be conducted by Theodore J. Marten's V.F.W. Post #1797 of Creston. Private burial...
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Robert "Bobby" DeBord

February 7, 1960 - November 8, 2016

Robert "Bobby" DeBord, 56, of Creston, died Tuesday, November 08, 2016 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Celebration of Life Memorial Services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 12, 2016 at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Pastor Mary O'Riley will officiate. Burial will be at Maple Hill Cemetery in Cromwell. Open visitation, with family receiving friends will be 9-11...
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Merritt Eblen

January 27, 1932 - November 7, 2016

Merritt Eblen, 84, of Creston, died Monday November 7, 2016, at Homestead Assisted Living and Memory Care in Creston. Celebration of Life services will be held at 6:30 p.m., Friday, November 11, at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Pastor Mary O'Riley will officiate. Burial will be Monday, November 14, at Iowa Veteran's Cemetery in Van Meter. Military honors will be conducted by Theodore...
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Dave Rissler

September 1, 1931 - November 6, 2016

David Rissler, 85, of Creston, died Sunday, November 6, 2016, at the Northridge Village in Ames. Celebration of Life Memorial Services will be 4:00 p.m. Thursday, November 10, 2016 at the Crestmoor Country Club in Creston. Pastor Mary O'Riley will officiate. Open visitation with family receiving friends will be from 3:00 until the start of the service at 4:00 at Crestmoor Country Club...
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Carolyn Stamper

November 5, 2016

Carolyn Stamper, 85, of Creston, died Saturday, November 5, 2016, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Services will be 1:00 p.m. Thursday, November 10, 2016 at First Baptist Church in Creston. Pastor David Tebbenkamp will officiate. Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery. Open visitation will be 2-7:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at Powers Funeral Home in Creston, with family...
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John "Jack" Davis

February 20, 1940 - November 3, 2016

John "Jack" Davis, 76 of Orient died on November 3, 2016, at the Adair County Memorial Hospital in Greenfield. No Services will be held. Online condolences may be made under the obituary category at www.powersfh.com. John D. "Jack" Davis, son of Howard Earl Davis and Emma Marie (Murray) was born February 2, 1940 in rural Corning. He was educated in the Orient Schools. On February 28...
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Harlow Hall

April 16, 1927 - November 1, 2016

Harlow Hall, 89, of Afton; formerly of Colorado Springs, Colorado, died Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at his home in Afton. Celebration of Life Services will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, November 5 at the Shannon City Community Church in Shannon City. Pastor Lila Green will officiate the service. Burial will be at the Oakland Cemetery near Shannon City. Military rites will be by the...
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Payton Glynn

March 22, 1991 - October 31, 2016

Payton Glynn, 25, of Creston died Monday, October 31, 2016 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Celebration of Life Memorial Mass will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, November 3, 2016 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Creston. Father Ken Halbur will officiate. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in Creston. Visitation will be 1-8:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at Powers Funeral Home in...
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Richard Thompson

October 12, 1933 - October 30, 2016

Richard Thompson, 83, of the Orient/Zion areas, died Sunday, October 30, 2016 at the Afton Care Center in Afton. Celebration of Life Memorial services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, November 7, 2016, at the Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Pastor Karen Norton will officiate. Burial will be at Greenlawn Cemetery, east of Afton, Iowa. Military graveside rites by the Theodore J. Marten's Post #1797...
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Wilma Otis

November 1, 1913 - October 29, 2016

Wilma Otis, 102, of Perry, formerly of Afton, went to be with her Lord on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at the Spring Valley Retirement Center in Perry. Celebration of Life Services will be 11: 00 a.m. Thursday, November 3, 2016 at the Afton United Methodist Church 111 S. Douglas in Afton. Rev. Joel Sutton & Rev. Jim Morris will officiate. Burial will be at the Greenlawn Cemetery, east of...
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Larry Geary

June 16, 1941 - October 28, 2016

Larry Geary, 75, of Afton, died Friday, October 28, 2016, at his daughter's home in West Des Moines. Celebration of Life Services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at the Powers Funeral Home, 612 N. Dodge in Afton, Ia. Rev. Jim Morris will officiate. Burial will be at the Greenlawn Cemetery, east of Afton. Military honors will be provided by Theodore J. Marten's VFW Post ...
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Donald Brown

March 4, 1954 - October 26, 2016

Donald Brown, 62, of Rochester, Minnesota, formerly of Creston, died Wednesday October 26, 2016 at Mayo Medical Clinic in Rochester, Minn. Celebration of life services will be 11a.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016 at Powers Funeral Home 601 New York Ave. in Creston. Rev. Aaron Wager will officiate. Burial will be at the Murray Cemetery in Murray, Ia. Visitation with family will be from 10...
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Tony Dunkerson

December 3, 1959 - October 21, 2016

Tony Dunkerson, 56, of Creston, died Friday, October, 21, 2016, at his home in Creston. Time of sharing will be 3:30 to 4:00 p.m. Friday, October 28, 2016, at the Powers Funeral Home junction of highway 34 & 25 in Creston. Flag presentation will be provided by Theodore J. Marten's VFW Post #1797 of Creston. Memorial visitation will be from 2 until 3:30, October 28, 2016, at the Powers...
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Jim Webb

October 5, 1940 - October 14, 2016

Jim Webb, 76, of Creston, died Friday, October 14, 2016 at Creston Specialty Care in Creston. A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be 7 p.m. Monday, October 17, 2016 at the Powers Funeral Home junction of highway 34 and 25 in Creston. Pastor Chuck Spindler will officiate. Visitation will be from 2 to 7 p.m. Monday, with family receiving friends 6 to 7 p.m. Monday. In lieu of flowers,...
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Carol Moberg

January 5, 1934 - October 11, 2016

Carol Moberg, 82, of Creston, died Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday, October 15, 2016, at the Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Creston. Father Ken Halbur will officiate. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in Creston. Open visitation will be from 2:00 – 7:00 p.m. Friday, October 14, 2016, with family...
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Calab Brammer, Jr.

November 14, 2014 - October 4, 2016

Calab Brammer, Jr., 22 months, of Lorimor, died Tuesday, October 4, 2016 due to injuries from a farm accident near Afton. Celebration of Life Services will be 12 noon Saturday, October, 8, 2016 at the Powers Funeral Home 612 N. Dodge Street in Afton, Iowa. Visitation with family receiving friends will be from 11 to 12 noon Saturday at the Powers Funeral Home in Afton. In lieu of...
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Robert McCoy

March 22, 1934 - October 1, 2016

Robert McCoy, 82 of Creston, died Saturday, October 1, 2016 at the Afton Care Center. Celebration of life memorial services will be held 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at the First United Methodist Church in Creston. Pastor Jodi Rushing will officiate. Burial will be held privately at Graceland Cemetery in Creston. Flag presentation will be provided by the Theodore J. Marten's VFW Post ...
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Marilyn Rummel

October 29, 1926 - September 30, 2016

Marilyn, 89, of Saratoga, Wyoming died Friday, September 30, 2016 at the Afton Care Center in Afton, Iowa. Private family memorial services will be held at a later date. Memorials may be made to the Naja Shrine Travel Fund, Naja Shrine, 4091 Sturgis Rd, Rapid City, SD, 57702. Online condolences can be given at www.powersfh.com. Marilyn Louise Rummel was born October 29,...
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Ronald Sprague

September 25, 2016

Ronald W. Sprague, 87, of Creston, died Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016 at the Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Celebration of Life Services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016 at the Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Pastor Jodi Rushing will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery, south of Creston, with full military honors by Theodore J. Martens V.F. W. Post #1797. Open...
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Anne Bear

January 2, 1940 - September 24, 2016

Anne Bear, 76, of Creston, died Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 at the Crest Haven Care Centre in Creston. Celebration of Life Services will be 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016 at the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Creston. Pastor Tony Thurston will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery, south of Creston. Open visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, with...
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Mary Carson

July 10, 1941 - September 20, 2016

Mary Carson, 75, of Creston, died Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at Southern Hills Specialty Care, in Osceola. Celebration of Life services will be from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Friday September 30, 2016 at Powers Funeral Home in Creston near the junction of highways 25 and 34. Rev. John Rutz will officiate. Memorials are to Creston Animal Rescue Effort. Online condolences may be given at...
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Nick Sprague

February 10, 1979 - September 19, 2016

Nick "Peaches" Sprague, 37, of Creston, died Monday, Sept. 19, 2016 at his home in Creston. Services will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday, September 22, 2016 at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Phil Price will officiate the service. Burial will be at a later date. Open visitation will be from 2:00 – 7:00 p.m. Wednesday with family receiving friends from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, at Powers...
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Shirley Klingensmith

September 11, 2016

Shirley Klingensmith, 80, of Creston, died Sunday, September 11, 2016 at Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Private Graveside Celebration of Life Services were held Friday September 16, 2016 at Calvary Cemetery in Creston. Memorials are to the family. Online condolences may be given at www.powersfh.com. Shirley Joann Klingensmith was born on January 2, 1936 in Keokuk, Ia., a...
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Daniel Young Blood

January 17, 1945 - September 9, 2016

Daniel Young Blood, 71, of Creston, died Friday, Sept. 9, 2016 at the Crest Haven Care Centre in Creston. Celebration of Life Memorial Services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 16, 2016 at the Powers Funeral Home junction of highway 34 & 25 in Creston. Pastor William Richardson will officiate. (Family receiving friends from 9:30 a.m to 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Powers Funeral Home in Creston...
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Melvin Huber

March 29, 1957 - September 5, 2016

MELVIN LEONARD HUBER, age 59 of Harlan, IA, passed away surrounded by family on the morning of Monday, September 5, 2016 at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, NE. Celebration of life services will be held 2:00 p.m. Friday, September 9, 2016 at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Rev. Jim Morris will officiate. Burial will be at Greenlawn Cemetery in rural Afton, Ia. Visitation...
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Gene Trost

May 24, 1930 - September 5, 2016

Gene Trost, 86, of Creston; formerly of the Lenox and Kent areas, died Monday, Sept. 5, 2016 at the Afton Care Center. Services will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, September 10, 2016 at Powers Funeral Home junction of highway 34 & 25 in Creston. Pastor Doug Brunell will officiate. Burial will be at North Fairview Cemetery in Lenox. Visitation with family receiving friends will be 1 to 2 p.m....
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Marvin Garrett

December 29, 1924 - September 3, 2016

Marvin E. Garrett Sr., 91, of Creston, died Saturday, September 3, 2016 at the Creston Specialty Care in Creston. Private services will be held at a later date. Burial will be private at Moon Cemetery, south of Macksburg. Powers Funeral Home in Creston is assisting with arrangements. Online condolences can be given at www.powersfh.com. Marvin Earl Garrett Sr., son of Martha...
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Gary Veitz

June 22, 1957 - September 1, 2016

Gary Veitz, 59, of Creston, died Thursday, September 1, 2016, at the Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Celebration of Life Services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Pastor Tony Thurston will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery in Creston. Open visitation will be from 2:00 – 6:00 p.m. Monday with family receiving...
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Alvin "Red" Benson

July 16, 1920 - August 29, 2016

Alvin E. "Red" Benson, 96 of Creston, died August 16, 2016, at Clearview Nursing Home in Clearfield, IA. Services will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, September 3rd at Powers Funeral Home, 601 New York Ave. in Creston. His cousin, Pastor Dean Porter will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery in Creston. Visitation with family receiving friends will be from1 to 2 p.m. service...
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Nick Stone

January 8, 1992 - August 26, 2016

Nick Stone, 24, of Creston, died Friday, August 26, 2016, in Creston, at his home. Celebration of Life Memorial Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at the Powers Funeral Home junction of highway 34 & 25 in Creston. Pastor Mary O'Riley will officiate. Burial will be private. Family receiving friends from 9:30 to 11 a.m. service time Wednesday at the Powers Funeral...
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Janice Schilling

August 24, 1946 - August 22, 2016

Janice Schilling, 69, of Orient, died Friday, July 29, 2016 at her home in Orient. A Memorial Gathering will be held from noon to 4 p.m. SATURDAY, August 27, 2016 at the McKinley Park Shelter #3 in Creston. Powers Funeral Home in Creston is assisting with arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.powersfh.com. Janice Louise Schilling was born August 24, 1946 in Milwaukee,...
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Wilma Johnson

August 23, 1922 - August 20, 2016

Wilma Johnson, 93, of Carmel, Ind., formerly of Creston, died Saturday, August 20, 2016 at St. Vincent Medical Center in Indianapolis, Ind. Celebration of Life service will be held 11:00 a.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church. Pastor Dave Tebbenkamp will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery in Creston. Open visitation will be from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. Tuesday with family...
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Kae Johnston

June 22, 1940 - August 18, 2016

Kae M. Johnston, 76, of Creston, died Thursday, August 18, 2016, at the Greater Regional Hospice Home – HCI in Creston. Celebration of life services will be 10:00 a.m. Monday, August 22 at the Crest Baptist Church 1211 N. Poplar Street in Creston. Pastor Chuck Spindler will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery, south of Creston. Open visitation will be from 1 to 6 p.m...
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Lucy Dillenburg

February 24, 1932 - August 16, 2016

Lucy Dillenburg, 84, of Creston, died Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at the Greater Regional Hospice Home – HCI in Creston. Celebration of Life Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, August 20, 2016 at the Powers Funeral Home junction of highway 25 & 34 in Creston. Pastor Mary O'Riley will officiate. Burial will be at Grove Chapel Cemetery, south of Creston. Family will receive friends...
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Cheryl Henry

May 15, 1945 - August 16, 2016

Cheryl Henry, 71, of New Brighten, MN, formerly of Creston, died Friday, July 29, 2016 in New Brighten, MN. . Local Creston Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, at Graceland Cemetery Chapel in Creston, IA. Memorials may be given towards the music department of Calvary Baptist Church, St. Paul. Online condolences may also be made under the obituary category at www.powersfh.com. ...
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Lonnie Grail

November 10, 1950 - August 15, 2016

Lonnie D. Grail passed away peacefully at the age of 65 on August 15, 2016 at his home surrounded by the comfort of his family. Memorial service will be held 11:00 a.m. Friday, August 19, at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Pastor Mary O'Riley will officiate. Flag presentation will be conducted by Theodore J. Martens Post #1797 of Creston. Open visitation will be from 4:00 – 8:00...
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Ronald Overholser

January 15, 1936 - August 15, 2016

Ronald Overholser, 80, of Afton, died Monday, August 15, 2016 at the Afton Care Center. Funeral services will be 2:30 p.m. Thursday, August18 at the Powers Funeral Home junction of highway 34 & 25 in Creston. Pastor Joel Sutton will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2:00 until the start of the service at 2:30 on Thursday at Powers Funeral Home...
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Chuck Erskine

July 30, 1943 - August 14, 2016

Chuck Erskine, 73, of Creston, passed away Sunday August 14, 2016 at the Greater Regional Hospice Home. Celebration of Life Services will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Creston. Pastor Tony Thurston and Pastor Ed Hansen will officiate the service. Burial will be at the Graceland Cemetery, south of Creston. Open...
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Sherry Neisemier

December 9, 1946 - August 13, 2016

Sherry Neisemier, 69, of Creston, died Saturday, August 13, 2016 at the Greater Regional Hospice Home- HCI in Creston. Celebration of Life Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday August 18, 2016 at the Powers Funeral Home junction of highway 34 & 25 in Creston. Pastor Mary O'Riley will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery, south of Creston. Open visitation will be from 2 to 7...
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Ruth Long

October 2, 1944 - August 12, 2016

Ruth Long, 71 of Creston, died Friday, August 12, 2016, at her home in Creston. Celebration of life services will be held 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 16th, at First Baptist Church in Creston. Pastor Dave Tebbenkamp will officiate. Burial will be at Greenlawn Cemetery in rural Afton. Open visitation will be from 2:00 – 7:00 p.m. Monday at Powers Funeral Home in Creston with family receiving...
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Ross Craft

May 20, 1934 - August 10, 2016

Ross Craft, 82, of Creston, died Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at Creston Specialty Care in Creston. Memorial Services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, August 13, 2016, at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Pastor Chuck Spindler will officiate. Flag presentation will be performed by Theodore J. Martens Post #1797 of Creston. Open visitation will be from 1:00 – 7:00 p.m. Friday with family receiving...
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Todd Garrett

November 26, 1965 - July 31, 2016

Todd Garrett, 50, of Creston & Afton areas died at his home in Afton. Memorial services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, August 4, 2016 at the Dow City Methodist Church in Dow City, Ia. Burial will be in the Dow City Cemetery. Memorials are to be established. Powers Funeral Home in Creston is assisting with arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.powersfh.com. Todd Larry...
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Diane Smith

January 6, 1965 - July 27, 2016

Diane R. Smith, 51, of Afton, died at her home in Afton. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, August 1, 2016 at Powers Funeral Home 612 N. Dodge in Afton. Burial will be at St. Edward's Catholic Cemetery in Afton. Open visitation will be from 2:00 – 7:00 p.m. with family receiving friends from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Sunday, at Powers Funeral Home in Afton. In lieu of flowers, memorials...
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Garnet (Adamson) Culver Farris

January 14, 1942 - July 26, 2016

Garnet Culver Farris, 74, of Tarkio, Mo., formerly of Creston, died Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at the Tarkio Rehab and Health Care Center in Tarkio, Mo. Celebration of Life Services will be 11 a.m. Friday, July 29, 2016 at the Powers Funeral Home 612 N. Dodge Ave. in Afton, Iowa. Pastor Mary O'Riley will officiate. Burial will be at the Greenlawn Cemetery, east of Afton. Visitation with family...
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Dick Baker

September 19, 1935 - July 26, 2016

Dick Baker, 80, of Creston, died Tuesday, July 26, 2016, in Creston at the Greater Regional Medical Center. Celebration of Life Memorial Services will be 2:30 p.m. Friday, July 29, 2016 at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Pastor Mary O'Riley will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery in Creston. Open visitation, with family receiving will be 12:30 p.m. until service time at 2:30 p.m....
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Donald Widener

November 6, 1921 - July 12, 2016

E. Donald Widener, 94, of Creston, died Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at Afton Care Center in Afton. Celebration of Life services will be held 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 15 at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Rev. Jim Morris and Pastor Tony Thurston will officiate the service. Burial will be at Greenlawn Cemetery in rural Afton. Flag presentation will be conducted by Theodore J. Martens, Creston VFW Post...
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Chad Schroeder

July 8, 2016

Chad Schroeder, 45, of Creston, died Friday, July 8, 2016, in Creston, at his home. Celebration of Life Services will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday July 14, 2016 at the Trinity Lutheran Church along highway 25 in Creston. Rev John Rutz will officiate. Military rites will be conducted by Theodore J. Martens, Creston VFW Post #1797. Burial will be at the Iowa Veterans Cemetery, in Van Meter. Open...
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Cortney Lynam

August 19, 1977 - June 29, 2016

Cortney Lynam, 38, of Lorimor, died Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at his home in Lorimor. Celebration of Life services will be held 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Pastor Mary O'Riley will officiate. Burial will be at Mt. Zion Cemetery. Open visitation will be 2-7:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 5, 2016, with family receiving friends from 5-7:00 p.m. at Powers...
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Lois Hardisty

May 24, 1927 - June 26, 2016

Lois Hardisty, 89, of Afton died Sunday, June 26, 2016 at the Afton Care Center. Celebration of Life services will be held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at the Afton United Methodist Church. Pastor Joel Sutton will officiate. Burial will be at Greenlawn Cemetery in Afton. Open visitation will be from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. Tuesday with family receiving friends from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m....
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Frances Davenport

June 23, 2016

Frances Miller Davenport, 96, of Creston, died Thursday June 23, 2016, at Greater Regional Hospice Home, in Creston. Celebration of life services will be held 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 25, 2016 at the First Baptist Church in Creston. Pastor Dave Tebbenkamp and Pastor Eric Wilmeth will officiate. Burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery north east of Creston. Open visitation will be 3:00 – 8:00...
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James Berdine

November 9, 1928 - June 23, 2016

James Berdine, 87 of Winterset, formerly of Shannon City, died Thursday, June 23, 2016 at the Community Care Center in Stuart. Celebration of life services will be held 11:00 a.m. Monday, June 27, 2016 at Powers Funeral Home in Afton. Pastor Lila Greene will officiate. Burial will be at Oakland Cemetery in rural Shannon City. Open visitation will be from 12:00 – 4:00 p.m....
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Raymond Chadwick

December 22, 1917 - June 19, 2016

Raymond Chadwick, 98, of Creston, died Saturday, January 16, 2016 at Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston. Memorial services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday June 23, 2016 at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Pastor Karen Hoff will officiate. Burial will be at Prairie Lawn Cemetery, north of Creston. Memorials may be made to the family. Online condolences may be given at www.powersfh.com. ...
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Edward Nelson

July 10, 1947 - June 18, 2016

Edward Nelson, 68, of Creston died on Saturday, June 18, 2016 at Pike County Hospital in Louisiana, MO. Celebration of Life services will be held10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 25 at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Pastor Mary O'Riley will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery in Creston. Open visitation will be from 2:00 – 7:00 p.m. Friday with family receiving friends from 5:00 – 7...
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Phyllis Cheers

July 31, 1920 - June 18, 2016

Phyllis Cheers, 95, of Afton, died Saturday, June 18, 2016 at the Afton Care Center in Afton. Celebration of Life Services will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at the Arispe United Methodist Church in Arispe. Rev. Joel Sutton and Rev. Jim Morris will officiate. Burial will be at Greenlawn Cemetery, east of Afton. Open visitation will be from 2 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 21 at the...
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Dyann Bowers

January 5, 1955 - June 11, 2016

Dyann Bowers, 61, of Creston, died Saturday, June 11, 2016, surrounded by her family, at the Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Celebration of Life Services will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at Graceland Cemetery Chapel in Creston. Wayne Bowers, Jr. will officiate. Memorials are to the Greater Regional Hospice Home or Greater Regional Medical Center – Cancer Center....
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Janice Warren

October 2, 1950 - June 8, 2016

Janice Warren, 65, of Afton died Wednesday, June 08, 2016 at her home in Afton. Celebration of Life Memorial Services will be 2:00 p.m. Sunday, June 12, 2016 at Powers Funeral Home in Afton. Burial will be at Greenlawn Cemetery in Afton. Pastor Dwayne Henrichs will officiate. Open visitation will 4-7:00 p.m. Saturday, June 11, 2016 at Powers Funeral Home in Afton, with family receiving friends...
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Doris Landreth

November 27, 1919 - June 8, 2016

Doris Landreth, 96, of Afton, died Wednesday June 8, 2016, at the Afton Care Center. Celebration of life service will be 2:30 p.m. Saturday, June 11, at Powers Funeral Home, 612 North Dodge in Afton. Pastor Dwayne Henrichs will officiate. Burial will be at Murray Cemetery in rural Murray, Iowa. Visitation with family receiving friends will be from 1:00 until 2:30 p.m. service time on...
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Lois Rice

January 30, 1929 - June 7, 2016

Lois Rice, 87, of Red Oak formerly of the Creston/Afton area, died Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at Montgomery County Memorial Hospital in Red Oak. Celebration of Life services will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday, June 11 at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Burial will be at Murray Cemetery. Pastor Dave Tebbenkamp will officiate. Visitation with family receiving friends will be from 1:00 – 2:00 p...
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William "Bill" Denton

September 4, 1945 - June 6, 2016

William "Bill" Denton, 70, of Afton died Monday, June 6, 2016 at Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Celebration of Life Services will be 3:00 p.m. Friday, June 10, at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Burial will be at Greenlawn Cemetery in Afton. Rev. Jim Morris will officiate. Visitation with family receiving friends will be from 1:00 – 3:00 service time, Friday at Powers...
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Nathaniel Jackson

December 14, 1979 - June 5, 2016

Nathaniel Jackson, 36, of Kent died peacefully Sunday, June 5, 2016 in his sleep. Celebration of Life Services will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at Crest Baptist Church in Creston. Pastor JoAnna Davis will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery in Creston. Open visitation will be 2-7:00 p.m. Monday, June 13, 2016 at Powers Funeral Home in Creston, with family receiving...
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Nancy Hogue

August 9, 1932 - June 1, 2016

Nancy Hogue, 83, of Creston, died Thursday, March 24, 2016 at the Rolling Green Village in Nevada, IA. Memorial services will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, June 4, 2016 at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Burial will be private. Memorials are to be established in her name. Online condolences may be left at www.powersfh.com. Nancy Florence Hogue, daughter of Robert and Maude McNay, was born...
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Larry Ritter, Jr.

May 31, 2016

Larry Ritter, 70, of Fergus Falls, Minn., died Tuesday May 31, 2016, at Yuma Regional Medical Center, in Yuma, Ariz. Memorial services will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday June 9, 2016 at Life Church at 901 County Highway 116 in Fergus Falls, Minn. Pastor Patrick Herzog will officiate. Family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. until service time Thursday. Burial will be at Corey Grove Cemetery at a...
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Nancy Ann Blakeslee

June 16, 1943 - May 31, 2016

Nancy A. Blakeslee, 72, of Afton, died Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at her home, northeast of Afton. Celebration of Life Services will be 7:00 p.m. Saturday at Powers Funeral Home 612 N. Dodge in Afton. Pastor William Richardson will officiate. Open visitation will be from 3:00 – 7:00 p.m. Saturday with family receiving friends from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Memorials are to be determined. ...
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Bunny White

August 11, 1925 - May 27, 2016

Bernice F. "Bunny" White, 90, of Creston, died Friday, May 27, 2016 at the Afton Care Center in Afton. A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be 3 p.m. Thursday, June 9, 2016 at the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Creston. Powers Funeral Home in Creston is assisting with arrangements. Visitation with family receiving friends will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday at the First...
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Thelma Sisler

May 27, 2016

Thelma Sisler, 74, of Creston, died Friday, May 27, 2016, in Creston, at the Greater Regional Hospice Home. Celebration of Life Memorial Services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 2, 2016 at the Powers Funeral Home junction of highway 34 & 25 in Creston. Pastor Mary O'Riley will officiate. Burial will be at Iowa Veteran's Cemetery, in Van Meter, Ia. Open visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m....
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Mack Oglesbee

April 24, 1938 - May 26, 2016

Mack Oglesbee, 78, of Creston, died Thursday, May 26, 2016 at the Crest Haven Care Centre in Creston. Celebration of Life Services will be 3:00 p.m. Sunday, May 29 at the Murray Baptist Church in Murray. Pastor Matthew Novonty will officiate. Burial will be at the Murray Cemetery in Murray. Visitation with family receiving friends will be from 1:30 until the start of the service at 3:00 Sunday at...
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Peggy Sweeney

July 31, 1951 - May 20, 2016

Peggy L. Sweeney, 64, of Britt and formerly of Creston, passed away Friday, May 20, 2016 at Westview Care Center in Britt. Funeral services for Peggy Sweeney will be held on Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 10:30 AM at Powers Funeral Home in Creston, Iowa. Burial will take place at Graceland Cemetery in Creston. Pastor Mary O'Riley will officiate. Open visitation will be 2-7:00 p.m. Friday, May...
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Karen (Jones) Fry

April 15, 1941 - May 20, 2016

Karen (Jones) Fry, 75, of Creston, died Friday, May 20, 2016, in Creston, at the Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Celebration of Life Services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday May 26, 2016 at the Powers Funeral Home junction of highway 34 & 25 in Creston. Pastor Dwayne Henrichs will officiate. Burial will be at Greenlawn Cemetery, east of Afton. Open visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m....
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John McFee

September 7, 1952 - May 17, 2016

John R. McFee, 63, of Creston, died Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at the Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Celebration of Life services will be 10 a.m. Monday, May 23, 2016 at the Powers Funeral Home 601 New York Ave. in Creston. Pastor Jim Morris will officiate. Burial will be at the Greenlawn Cemetery, east of Afton. Open visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Sunday, May 22...
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Roy Probst

September 12, 1932 - May 16, 2016

Roy Probst, 83, of Corning, died Monday, May 16, 2016 at the Greater Regional Hospice Home – HCI in Creston. Memorial Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Monday, May 23, 2016, at Forrest Hill Cemetery, north of Corning. Pastor Mary O'Riley will officiate. Military honors will be provided by American Legion OURCQ Post #117 of Corning. Memorials can be directed to the Prescott Community...
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Betty Joan Miller

March 24, 1929 - May 14, 2016

Betty Joan Miller, 87, of Urbandale, formerly of Creston, died Saturday, May 14, 2016 at the Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines surrounded by her family. Celebration of Life Services will be 2:00 p.m. Thursday, May 19, 2016 at the Powers Funeral Home 601 New York Ave. in Creston. Pastor Mary O'Riley will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery, south of Creston. Open...
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Wanda Hawker

May 13, 2016

Wanda Hawker, 75, of Hamburg formerly of Greenfield died Friday, May 13, 2016 at The Ambassador-Sidney in Sidney, IA. There are no public services scheduled at this time. Memorials are to be determined. Online condolences can be given at www.powersfh.com. Wanda Mae Hawker, daughter of Elmer Frank and Eva I. (Jones) Phillips, was born...
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Lorraine Victor

December 18, 1920 - May 4, 2016

Dorothy "Lorraine" Victor, 95, of Johnston, formerly of Creston, peacefully passed away surrounded by her family on Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at Bishop Drumm Retirement Center in Johnston, IA. Celebration of Life Mass will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Creston. Father Ken Halbur will officiate. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery, west of Creston. ...
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Russell Ambrose

August 1, 1928 - May 1, 2016

Russell Ambrose, 87, of Kent, died Sunday, May 1, 2016 at the Corning Nursing and Rehab in Corning, Iowa. Celebration of Life services will be 1:00 p.m. Friday, May 6, 2016 at the Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Pastor Howard Towns will officiate. Open visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 5, with family receiving friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, at the Powers Funeral...
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Thelma Jones

April 7, 1927 - April 30, 2016

Thelma Jones, 89, of Winterset formerly of Corning, died April 30, 2016 at Westbridge Care and Rehab Center in Winterset. Funeral service will be 1:00 p.m. Thursday May 5, 2016 at the Powers Funeral Home in Creston near the junction of highway 25 and 34. Pastor Mary O'Riley will officiate. Family will receive friends from 12:00 p.m. until 1:00 p.m. service time at the Powers Funeral Home in...
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Angel Daub

September 24, 1990 - April 27, 2016

Angel Daub, 25, of Creston, formerly of Shannon City died Wednesday April 27, 2016, in rural Union County from injuries sustained in a car accident. Services will be 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Mary O'Riley will officiate. Burial will be at Beulah Cemetery. Military honors will be provided by the Iowa Army National Guard Funeral Honors Team. ...
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Lonny Riley

February 16, 1950 - April 24, 2016

Lonny Riley, 66, of Creston, died April 24, 2016 at his home. Celebration of Life Memorial Services will be 10 a.m. Friday, April 29, 2016 at the Powers Funeral Home junction of highway 34 and 25 in Creston. Rev. Jim Morris will officiate. Open visitation will be from 2 to 7 p.m. Thursday, with family receiving friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Powers Funeral Home in Creston. ...
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Marvin Kessler

June 21, 1955 - April 23, 2016

Marvin Kessler, 60, of Creston, died Saturday, April 23, 2016 at the Southern Hills Specialty Clinic in Osceola, Iowa. Celebration of Life Services will be 11 a.m. Wed. April 27, 2016 at the Powers Funeral Home junction of highway 34 & 25 in Creston. Mary O'Riley will officiate. Interment will be private. Open visitation will be from 2 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 26, with family...
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Opal Moffitt

March 18, 1930 - April 21, 2016

Opal M. Moffitt, 86, of Afton, formerly of Thayer, died Thursday, April 21, 2016 at the Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 25, 2016 at the Powers Funeral Home 612 N. Dodge in Afton, Iowa. Pastor Dwayne Henrichs and Pastor Josh Daggett will officiate. Burial will be at the Greenlawn Cemetery, east of Afton. Open visitation will be...
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Dana Stonehocker

March 9, 1955 - April 10, 2016

Dana Stonehocker, 61, of Thayer, died Sunday, April 10, 2016 at her home. Celebration of Life Memorial Services will be 10:30 a.m. Thurs. April 14 at the Powers Funeral Home junction of highway 34 & 25 in Creston. Pastor Dwayne Henrichs will officiate. Interment will be private. Family will have a lunch at the Murray Community Center in Murray, following the Thursday service. ...
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Duane Bierle

April 7, 2016

Duane Bierle, 75, of Creston, died Thursday April 7, 2016, at Greater Regional Medical Center, in Creston. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Pastor Dwayne Henrichs will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery at a later date. Open visitation will be from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. Monday April 11, 2016 with family receiving...
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Marion Manley

March 20, 1942 - April 6, 2016

Marion Manley, 74, of Afton, died Wednesday April 6, 2016, at his home in Afton. Celebration of Life Services will be held 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 11, 2016 at the Powers Funeral Home at the junction of Highways 25 and 34 in Creston. Mary O'Riley will officiate the service. Burial will be at the Maple Hill Cemetery in rural Cromwell. Open visitation will be 1-5:00 p.m. Sunday,...
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Jeannine Ward

September 15, 1932 - April 3, 2016

Jeannine Ward, 83, of Lenox, died Sunday, April 3, 2015 at the Lenox Care Center in Lenox. Celebration of Life Memorial Services for Jeannine will be held privately at a later date. Online condolences can be given at www.powersfh.com. Lillie Jeannine Ward was born on September 15, 1932, in Grapevine, TX; a daughter to Harry Velte and Lillie Mae (Daniel) Velte. Shegraduated from...
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Richard "Dick" Fries

October 24, 1945 - April 2, 2016

Dick Fries, 70, of Creston, died Saturday, April 2, 2016 at the Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston. Celebration of Life Services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at the Holy Spirit Catholic Church 107 W. Howard Street in Creston. Father Ken Halbur will officiate. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery, west of Creston. Flag presentation by the Theodore J. Martens, V.F...
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Carol Poore

April 6, 1951 - March 31, 2016

Carol Poore, 64, of Creston, went to be with her Lord, Thursday, March 31, 2016 at Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston. Celebration of Life services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 2, 2016 at Powers Funeral Home junction of highway 34 and 25 in Creston. Pastor Chuck Spindler will officiate. Burial will be at Oakland Cemetery at Quincy, north of Corning. Open visitation will...
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Mark Christman

March 28, 2016

Mark Christman, 59, of Creston, died Monday, March 28, 2016 at Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Private family graveside memorial services will be at a later date. Burial will be at Fir Lane Memorial Park. Memorials are to be determined. Online condolences may be given at www.powersfh.com Mark Forrest Christman, son of Dorothie Marie (White) and Peter John Christman, was born...
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Juanita Oakes

August 9, 1924 - March 24, 2016

Juanita Oakes, 91, of Afton, died Thursday, March 24, 2016 at her home in Afton. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Powers Funeral Home 612 N. Dodge Street in Afton. Reverend Jim Morris will officiate. Burial will be in the Greenlawn Cemetery near Afton. Open visitation with family receiving friends will be from 1:00 until the start of the service at 2:00 p.m. at the...
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Frank Gillett

May 4, 1921 - March 24, 2016

Frank Gillett, 94, of Creston, died Thursday, March 24, 2016 at his home. Private services will be held at a later date. Powers Funeral Home of Creston is assisting with arrangements. Memorials may be directed to the family. Online condolences can be given at www.powersfh.com. Frank Gillett, son of Charles James Gillett and Mrs. Gertrude Gillett, was born May 4, 1921 in...
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Margaret Wimmer-Long

January 25, 1924 - March 21, 2016

Margaret Wimmer-Long, 92, of Creston, died Monday, March 21, 2016, at the Afton Care Center in Afton. Celebration of Life Service will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, March 26, at the Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Creston. Father Ken Halbur will officiate. Burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery, northeast of Creston. Visitation with family receiving friends will be from 9:00 – 10:30 a.m....
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C. John Rooker

April 10, 1949 - March 20, 2016

John Rooker, 66, of Creston, died Sunday, March 20, 2016 at the Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Celebration of Life Services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 25, 2016 at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Mary O'Riley will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery, south of Creston. Open visitation will be 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. Thursday, March 24, 2016, with family...
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Randy Hagle

May 27, 1958 - March 18, 2016

Randy L. Hagle, 57, of Creston, died Friday, March 18, 2016 at his brother's home in Creston. Celebration of Life Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, March 24, 2016 at the Powers Funeral Home junction of highway 34 and 25 in Creston. Mary O'Riley will officiate. Burial will be private at the Maple Hill Cemetery at Cromwell. Open visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, with...
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Pauline Reed

July 7, 1918 - March 15, 2016

Pauline Reed, 97 , of Creston, died Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at the Crest Haven Care Centre in Creston. No public services are to be held. Private burial will be at Graceland Cemetery in Creston. Online condolences can be given at www.powersfh.com. Elma Pauline Reed, daughter of James Monroe Addison and Sarah Alice (Stedman) Addison, was born July 20, 1918 in Delphos, Iowa. She graduated...
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J. Eugene "Gene" Miller

March 11, 1928 - March 15, 2016

J. Eugene "Gene" Miller, 88, of Creston, died March 15, 2016, at Creston Specialty Care in Creston. Celebration of Life Services will be 10 a.m., Friday, March 18, 2016, at the Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Creston. Father Ken Halbur and Father Leonard Kenkel will officiate. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery, west of Creston. Open visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 17, with...
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Doug Williamson

January 22, 1954 - March 13, 2016

Doug Williamson, 62, of Creston, died Sunday, March 13, 2016 at the Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Celebration of life services will be held 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 17 at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Pastor Terry Roberts will officiate the service. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery in rural Creston. Open visitation will be from 2:00 – 7:30 p.m. Wednesday with...
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Don Tamerius

March 15, 1941 - March 11, 2016

Don Tamerius, 74, of Creston, died Friday, March 11, 2016 at his home. Celebration of Life Services will be 10 a.m. Wed. March 16, 2016 at the Powers Funeral Home junction of highway 34 & 25 in Creston. Pastor William Richardson will officiate. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery, south of Creston. Open visitation will be from 2 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 15, with family receiving...
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Pauline Moberg

March 8, 2016

Pauline Moberg, 100, of Creston died March 8, 2016 at Crest Haven Care Centre. Private family burial services will be at a later date. Powers Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be directed to the First Baptist Church of Creston to be used for the kitchen. Online condolences may be made at www.powersfh.com. Pauline Alvira (Miller) Moberg was born October 4, 1915 on a farm...
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