James Michael Howard

Feb 22, 2024

James Michael Howard, 34, was born January 19, 1990 in Omaha, Nebraska.  He passed away February 22, 2024 as the result of an automobile accident in Arizona.

In James’ younger years he loved being on the water at his paternal grandparent’s home in Storm Lake, Iowa; there were so many boating and jet ski adventures with his cousins!  He also relished...

Janet Hoegh

Apr 11, 2024

Janet Hoegh, 95, of Atlantic, Iowa, died Thursday, April 11, 2024, at Allen Place in Atlantic.

Services are pending.

Roland Funeral Service is caring for Janet's family and her arrangements.  Condolences may be left at www.rolandfuneralservice.com

Bruce Behrends

Apr 2, 2024

Bruce Herman Behrends, 87, of Wiota, Iowa, passed away April 2, 2024, at Jennie Edmundson Hospital in Council Bluffs, Iowa.

Bruce was born September 2, 1936, to Herman and Blanche (Gerlock) Behrends at the family home near Wiota, Iowa.  He grew up on the family farm learning that the land was part of him and he was part of the land....

Jeri Eilts

Mar 31, 2024

Jeri Eilts, 67, of Anita, Iowa, and formerly of Wiota, died Sunday, March 31, 2024, at Caring Acres in Anita.A private graveside service will be held at a later date at the First Lutheran Cemetery, south of Wiota.Roland Funeral Service is caring for Jeri's family and his arrangements. Condolences may be left at www.rolandfuneralservice.com

Josie Curtis

Mar 30, 2024

Josie M. Curtis, 98, of Atlantic, Iowa, died Saturday, March 30, 2024, at Heritage House in Atlantic.Josie Mae Wooley was born September 5, 1925, in Griswold, Iowa, the daughter of Martin and Hyla (Vedane) Wooley.  She was a member of the band while attending Griswold High School.  On December 31, 1953, she married Eugene “Gene” D. Curtis and they celebrated...

Roger Sieck

Mar 30, 2024

Roger W. Sieck, 79, of Walnut, Iowa, went to be with his Lord and Savior Saturday, March 30, 2024, at his home.Roger William was born on May 28, 1944, in Atlantic, Iowa, the son of Willie Otto and Lorene Agnes (Abel) Sieck.  He attended Marne Elementary and graduated from Atlantic High School in the Class of 1962.  After moving to...

Boyd "BZ" Haley

Mar 27, 2024

Boyd “BZ” Haley, 58, of Clarinda, Iowa, died, Wednesday, March 27, 2024, at the Montgomery County Hospital in Red Oak, Iowa.Boyd Zane was born on June 15, 1965, in Omaha, Nebraska, the son of DeWitt and Marjorie (Hoschar) Haley.      Boyd was a gearhead, turning wrenches on anything he could get his hands on.  Over the years he not only...

Vinita Gravett-Strickland

Mar 20, 2024

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Vinita Gravett-Strickland, 83, of Anita, formerly of Council Bluffs, Iowa, died, Wednesday, March 20, 2024, at Atlantic Specialty Care in Atlantic, Iowa, in the presence of family.

Vinita Marie Williams was born on April 27, 1940, on a farm South of Bridgewater, Iowa, to Archie...

Don E. Christensen

Mar 16, 2024

Don E. Christensen, 74, of Atlantic, Iowa, died Saturday, March 16, 2024, at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha.Don Edward was born on April 23, 1949, in Carroll, Iowa, the son of V.E. “Barney” and Betty (Jensen) Christensen.  He grew up in Exira, Iowa, and graduated from Exira High School in 1967. Following graduation, he attended Northwest Missouri...

Carole Freese

Mar 11, 2024

Carole Freese age 89 of Atlantic, Iowa, passed away on March 11, 2024, at 7:05 a.m. at Heritage House.  She was born March 3, 1935, at the Atlantic Hospital on 5th Street, the daughter of Harvey and Bee Peterson. Carole graduated from Atlantic High School in 1953.  After graduation, Carole attended Drake University and returned to Atlantic to work at...