Posted July 24, 2013in Boone

The outdoor life

Once upon a time in America, a child’s day in the summertime wasn’t complete unless his or her knees were green with grass stains, hair tousled by the wind and sun, and dirt caked under the fingernails. Those kids knew how to live. They knew that the greatest world they

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Posted July 24, 2013in Boone, Community Featured

Tricked-out trike

Ask some men, and they might say that they’ll never ride a trike. But ask a man who has made the move to a tricked-out trike, and he’ll probably say he’ll never go back. Lowell Roney started riding motorcycles back in 1982 when he bought his first street bike, a

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Posted July 22, 2013in Boone, Obituaries

Russell “Dean” Rose

October 1, 1930 – July 20, 2013 Russell “Dean” Rose, 82, passed from this life on Saturday, July 20, 2013, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 24, at Iles Funeral Homes, Sundberg-Kirkpatrick Chapel in Madrid. Burial will follow

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Posted July 22, 2013in Boone, Obituaries

Sawyer Eugene Miller

July 18, 2013- July 18, 2013 Sawyer Eugene Miller, infant son of Cassandra Doran of Madrid and Zackery Miller of Boone, was stillborn on Thursday, July 18, 2013, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday, July 24 at the Church of God of

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Posted July 22, 2013in Boone, Grimes, Obituaries

Helmut “Hal” Knolmayer

May 28, 1946 – July 18, 2013 Hal Knolmayer, 67, passed from this life on Thursday, July 18, 2013. A prayer service will be held at 7 p.m. on Monday, July 22, at Iles Funeral Homes, Sundberg-Kirkpatrick Chapel in Madrid. Visitation will be held after 4 p.m. on Monday, at

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Posted July 22, 2013in Boone, Obituaries

John Eugene Long

September 23, 1958 – July 18, 2013 John E. “Scrounge” Long, 54, passed from this life on July 18, 2013. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, July 22, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Madrid. Interment will follow at Lincoln Cemetery, rural Granger, IA. John was

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Posted July 22, 2013in Boone, Obituaries

Elizabeth “Betty” Octavia Roseland

July 10, 1927 – July 20, 2013 Elizabeth “Betty” Octavia Roseland, age 86, of Boone, passed away at the Israel Family Hospice House in Ames, Saturday, July 20, 2013. Following cremation, a Memorial Service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, July 24, in the Club House at Cedar Pointe

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Posted July 22, 2013in Boone, Obituaries

Beverly JoAnne Leininger

June 18, 1933 – July 20, 2013 Beverly JoAnne Leininger, age 80, of Boone, passed away at the Israel Family Hospice House in Ames, Saturday, July 20, 2013. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 24, at Walter ~Schroeder Funeral Home, Fifth & Story Streets in Boone from 4 to

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Posted July 22, 2013in Boone, Obituaries

Kayneta Ray

February 2, 1937 – July 19, 2013 Kayneta Lee Ray, age 76, of Boone and the Eastern Star Masonic Home, died July 19, 2013 at the Boone County Hospital. Funeral services will be Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at the Schroeder Memorial Chapel at Sixth and Marshall, with

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Posted July 22, 2013in Boone, Obituaries

Roberta “Bert” Sundquist

July 15, 1929 – July 11, 2013 Roberta ‘Bert’ Sundquist, age 83, of Boone and the Westhaven Community, died July 11, 2013, at Westhaven. Private family graveside services and burial were held Monday, July 15, 2013, at the Rose Hill Cemetery, west of Boone. Bert was born in Marshalltown, Iowa,

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