Joe Murphy, age 88, of Centerville, Iowa passed away, Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at Golden Age Care Center in Centerville. A Celebration of Life Service was held 10 AM, Saturday, May 14, 2016 at the First Baptist Church in Centerville
with Pastor Lloyd Johnston officiating. A fellowship gathering immediately followed at the First Baptist Church. An inurnment took place in the Iconium Cemetery at 2 PM. A visitation was held on Friday, May 13, 2016 at Lange Funeral Home and Crematory from 4 PM-8 PM, with the family present from 6-8 PM. Memorials have been established to either the Rathbun Bird Club, HCI (formerly known as Hospice of Central Iowa), the Iconium United Methodist Church, or the First Baptist Church in Centerville and may be mailed to Lange Funeral Home and Crematory, 1900 S. 18th St., Centerville, Iowa, 52544. Condolences may be shared online at www.langefh.com.
Celebration of Life Funeral Services for Vera Belle, age 102, formerly of Bedford, who passed away Sunday, May 8, 2016 in Mount Pleasant, Iowa were held Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 1:00 PM at the Ritchie Funeral Home in Bedford. Visitation was held one hour prior to services with the family greeting friends. Interment was held at Fairview Cemetery in Bedford. Memorials can be given in Vera’s name. Memories may be shared with the family at www.ritchiefuneralhome.com under Obituaries. Arrangements were entrusted to the Ritchie Funeral Home of Bedford.