Kenny Hoyt

Mar 11, 2024

Kenny Hoyt, 67, of Atlantic, Iowa, died Monday, March 11, 2024, at Cass County Memorial Hospital in Atlantic.      

Kenneth Eugene Hoyt was born July 6, 1956, in Clarinda, Iowa, to Dale Hoyt and Sherry (Cooper) Wiges.   As a youngster, Kenny grew up with his four siblings and took up fishing as his favorite pastime.  It was a hobby...

Carolyn Johnson

Feb 25, 2024

Carolyn Johnson, 81, of Atlantic, Iowa, died Sunday, February 25, 2024, at Heritage House in Atlantic.  

Carolyn Marie was born on July 28, 1942, in Atlantic, Iowa, the daughter of Frederick Christian and Pauline E. (Harmsen) Walter. She always shared fond memories of growing up with her 5 siblings on the family farm near the Elk Horn road, north of...

James Logue

Feb 24, 2024

James Logue, 86, of Atlantic and formerly of Cumberland, died Saturday, February 24, 2024, at Griswold Rehabilitation and Health Care Center. 

Born on February 17, 1938 in Cumberland, Iowa; the son of Jesse and Grace (Cozad) Logue, James grew up in a family of 11. This consisted of five brothers and five sisters. The family lived on a farm near Cumberland...

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...

Margaret Vermillion

Feb 21, 2024

Margaret Vermillion, 91, of Carroll, Iowa, formerly of Atlantic, died Wednesday, February 21, 2024, at Addington Place of Carroll. 

Margaret was born in 1932, in Audubon, Iowa to James Murray and Thelma (Kempf) Murray.  Together with her two older brothers, Robert and Charles, Margaret enjoyed life on a farm near Audubon. On June 30, 1957, she married Forrest Dean Vermillion. Their devotion...

John "Jack" Bell

Feb 14, 2024

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John Philip “Jack” Bell, son of Henry and Mary Bell, was born January 1, 1933, in Atlantic, Iowa, and was baptized Easter Sunday morning April 12, 1933.  He passed away on Wednesday, February 14, 2024, at the age of 91 years.

Jack was one of the last to graduate 8th grade from a one-room...

Jerry Poch

Feb 14, 2024

Jerry Poch, 85, of Atlantic, Iowa, formerly of Chicopee, Massachusetts, passed away on Wednesday, February 14, 2024, at his home in Atlantic.  

Jerry Dean Poch was born on December 20, 1938, to Frank and Leona (Eggerstedt) Poch in Atlantic, Iowa.  He grew up in Atlantic with his sister, Nedra, graduating from Atlantic High School in 1956 and from Northwest Missouri...

George Nichols

Feb 13, 2024

George Goodwin Nichols, son of Marvin and Betty (Boggs) Nichols passed away on February 13, 2024, at his home in Parsons, KS.  

George graduated from Atlantic High School in 1986, and enlisted in the United States Army from 1986 to 1988.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Marvin and Betty Nichols.

George is survived by his fiancé, Jennifer Elsey and...

Edwin "Ed" Ortgies

Feb 9, 2024

Edwin "Ed" Ortgies, 83, of Atlantic, Iowa, died Friday, February 9, 2024, at Atlantic Specialty Care.

Edwin Duane was born on August 28, 1940, in Atlantic, Iowa, the son of John Anton and Roseann Irene (Kearney) Ortgies.  Ed was baptized and confirmed at the First Lutheran Church, south of Wiota.  His love of constructing things out of wood began at an...

Judy Baier

Feb 4, 2024

Judy Baier, 78, of Atlantic, Iowa, died Sunday, February 4, 2024, at Atlantic Specialty Care.

Judith Marlene was born on December 14, 1945, in Atlantic, Iowa, the daughter of Dale Frank and Dorothy May (Peterson) Will.  Judy grew up on a farm outside of Anita, Iowa and attended Anita Community Schools.  Many of her days were spent helping with morning chores...