Greg Christensen

May 2, 2023

Gregory “Greg” Christensen, 61, of Cumberland, Iowa, passed away at Unity Pointe Hospital in Des Moines on May 2, 2023.

Greg was born to Betty (Brown) Erisman in Greenfield, Iowa on January 12, 1962.  In his early years, Greg was active in football, little league baseball, fishing, deer hunting, pheasant hunting, going to rodeos with his mother to compete in...

Sally (Johnson) Ketcham

May 1, 2023

Sally Ann Johnson Ketcham

March 11, 1928 – May 1, 2023

Sally Ann Johnson Ketcham, the only child of Sallie Marshall and William R. Johnson, was born March 11, 1928. She spent her happy childhood in Madison, Nebraska, sheltering stray cats, reading voraciously, and climbing apple trees. In 1946, she postponed her Regents Scholarship at the University of Nebraska to...

Ronald "Ron" Paasch

Apr 26, 2023

Ronald “Ron” Paasch, 95, of Walnut, Iowa, died Wednesday, April 26, 2023, at CHI Health Mercy in Council Bluffs, IA.

Ronald Roy Paasch was born on April 2, 1928, to Hugo Lawrence and Mildred Myrtis (Burkey) Paasch on the Paasch farm north of Walnut, IA.  At age 3, Ron moved to the Burkey farm southeast of Walnut where he attended...

Pat Mailander

Apr 25, 2023

Commander Patricia Mary Mailander was born and raised in Wiota, IA the daughter of Edward and Pearl (Rourick) Mailander.   She is the oldest of seven children born to this union, arriving on January 19, 1946.   Pat passed away at Pleasant Acres/Wesley Heritage House in Atlantic on Tuesday, April 25, 2023, at the age of 77.

Pat attended Wiota Elementary and...

Amy Lynn Christensen

Apr 12, 2023

Amy Lynn (Jackson) Christensen, 54, of Atlantic, died Wednesday, April 12, 2023, at her home.

Amy’s family is planning to have a Celebration of Life Memorial Service to be determined at a later date.

Memorials may be directed to the family for later designation.

Roland Funeral Service is caring for Amy’s family and her arrangements.  Condolences may be left at...

Ed Angell

Apr 10, 2023

Edmund “Ed” Ray Angell, 85, of Atlantic, Iowa, passed away, April 10, 2023, at Jennie Edmundson Hospital in Council Bluffs, Iowa after a short illness.

Edmund was born on February 27, 1938, in Fort Dodge, Iowa, to Henry and Alice (Law) Angell.  He graduated in 1956 from Barnum High, excelling in basketball and baseball during those years.

While in...

Alberta Erickson

Mar 26, 2023

Alberta Erickson, 97, of Cumberland, Iowa, died Sunday, March 26, 2023, at the Exira Care Center.

Alberta Pearl and her twin brother Albert Merle, were born on May 2, 1925, in a sod house near Colby, Kansas, the daughter of Edmund Jesse and Minnie (Cecil) Merritt.  The family moved to a farm in Edna Township, Cass County, Iowa, when she...

Duane Ellison

Mar 25, 2023

Duane Ellison, 44, of Avoca, Iowa died Saturday, March 25, 2023, at his home.

Duane Leroy Ellison was born on April 25, 1978, in Atlantic, Iowa the son of Larry and Nancy Ellison and Connie and Dan Grover.  Growing up in rural Griswold, usually wearing blue jeans shorts and cowboy boots, he was a non-stop, unpredictable, high-energy kid that kept...

Deloris Bissell

Mar 24, 2023

Deloris Ann Bissell, 95, of Atlantic, Iowa, passed away on Friday, March 24, 2023, at Atlantic Specialty Care.

Born July 4, 1927, in Dodge County, Nebraska near Scribner, she was the daughter of Fred W. and Agnes Anna (Lahmann) Schellenberg.  Deloris attended rural school and high school at Scribner until the family moved to the Anita/Adair, Iowa area in 1943....

Janet Aunan

Mar 11, 2023

Janet Aunan, 98, of Atlantic, Iowa, passed away Saturday, March 11, 2023, at Heritage House in Atlantic.

Janet Elsie was born on December 10, 1924, at the Lutheran Hospital in Sioux City, Iowa, the daughter of Claude Brown and Sylvia Mary (Cook) Chilton.  She grew up in Sioux City, Iowa, where she attended school, graduating Central High School in January...