Shirley Chester

Feb 3, 2024

Shirley Chester, 78, of Atlantic, Iowa died, Saturday, February 3, 2024, at Atlantic Specialty Care.

Shirley Elaine Chester was born on March 19, 1945, to Floyd and Helen (Stender) Chester at the old hospital in Atlantic, Iowa.  In her youth Shirley was active in 4-H and attended most church activities including vacation Bible school and many church camps in the area....

Ronald Everett Ostrus

Jan 22, 2024

***The service recording is posted below the obituary.  Due to unforeseen circumstances the minister was not able to be with us in person and conducted the services remotely.***

Ronald Everett Ostrus, 94, of Wiota, Iowa, died Monday, January 22, 2024, surrounded by his loving family at the Exira Care Center.

Ronald Everett Ostrus was born on October 13, 1929, in Franklin Township,...

Mary Dee Thomas

Jan 22, 2024

***The service recording is posted below the obituary.***

Mary Dee (Hoegh) Thomas passed away peacefully in her room at Caring Acres Nursing and Rehab Center in Anita, Iowa, on Monday, January 22, 2024, at the age of 75.

She was born in Carroll, Iowa, on July 21, 1948, the daughter of Raymond Nels and Ethel Marie (Clemsen) Hoegh.  Her childhood as an...

Ronald "Ron" Dant

Jan 17, 2024

Ronald "Ron" J. Dant, 88, of Atlantic, Iowa, died Wednesday, January 17, 2024, at Caring Acres in Anita.

Per Ron's request cremation has taken place and a private family graveside service, with military honors, will be held in the Atlantic Cemetery at a later date.

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

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Shirley Jean Gillespie

Jan 13, 2024

Shirley Jean Gillespie, 96, of Atlantic, Iowa, formerly of Missouri Valley, was welcomed home by her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Saturday, January 13, 2024, at her home.

Shirley Jean (Sorick) Gillespie, the daughter of Buell and Olive Eileen (Bennett) Sorick was born on December 4, 1927, in Missouri Valley, Iowa. Shirley was thankful for her heritage and reminded her...

Jane P. (Rossi) Hinman

Jan 13, 2024

* * *The Funeral Mass recording is available for viewing following the slideshow below her life story; starts at approximately 10:30. * * *

Jane Hinman, 88, of Sacramento, CA, passed peacefully at her home in the presence of family, Saturday, January 13, 2024.

Jane Phyllis (Rossi) Hinman was born on February 8th, 1935, to John Peter and Madeline Marie (Bonaguiso) Rossi...

Delma (Smith) Stuetelberg Bennett

Jan 12, 2024


Delma (Smith) Stuetelberg Bennett, 100, of Atlantic, Iowa, went to be with the Lord on Friday, January 12, 2024, at Heritage House in Atlantic.  She would often say, “I can’t believe I made it to 100!”

Delma Mae was born at the Smith homeplace, east of Wiota, Iowa, on March 7, 1923, the...

Arnold "Arnie" Morris

Jan 12, 2024

Arnold “Arnie” Morris, 60 of Adair, Iowa, died Friday, January 12, 2024, at his home.

The son of Francis Edmond and Myrtle Lorene (Bishop) Morris, Arnold Edward was born September 7, 1963, in Atlantic, Iowa.  He attended school in Atlantic and then got busy doing what he loved, working with his hands in both construction and farm work.  He was employed...

Isabelle "Bea" Petersen

Jan 8, 2024

Isabelle “Bea” Petersen, 84, of Exira, went to her Heavenly home, Monday, January 8, 2024, at Heritage House in Atlantic.

She was born April 18, 1939, in Dryden, Ontario, Canada to Alvic and Isabelle (Regnier) Maltais.  She was the ninth of eleven children and was known as Bub to her family and friends.  Bea told the story of traveling across...

Sandra Peggs

Jan 7, 2024

Sandra “Sandy” A. Peggs, 82, of Atlantic, Iowa, died Sunday, January 7, 2024, at Heritage House in Atlantic.

Sandra Ann was born on April 15, 1941, in Indianapolis, Indiana, the daughter of Lewis Benjamin and Wilma Elizabeth (Long) Peggs.  She graduated from Belleville, Illinois High School in the Class of 1959.  Following graduation, she enrolled in classes at Barnes Hospital...