Charles "Charlie" Templeman

Mar 9, 2023

Charles “Charlie” Templeman, 86, of Atlantic, Iowa, died Thursday, March 9, 2023, at Heritage House in Atlantic.

Charles Franklin was born on June 11, 1936, on a farm near Casey, Iowa, the son of Max Albert and Florence Meta (Harris) Templeman.  Some of his childhood was spent in Atlantic and the family lived on south Palm Street; he told the...

Debbie Pope

Mar 8, 2023

Debbie Pope, 58, of Lewis, Iowa, died Wednesday, March 8, 2023, at Cass County Memorial Hospital in Atlantic.

Debra Ann was born on August 11, 1964, in Council Bluffs, Iowa, the daughter of Edward and Judy (Davis) Masker.  Debbie grew up on a farm outside of Anita, Iowa with her two brothers, Douglas and Dwayne, and as child she treasured...

Clifford Eugene Carr

Mar 5, 2023

Clifford Eugene Carr, 80 years and one day, of Anita, Iowa, died Sunday, March 5, 2023, at the Cass County Memorial Hospital in Atlantic, Iowa.

Clifford was born on March 4, 1943, in Atlantic, Iowa to Eugene and Dolores (Wahelleber) Carr of Anita.  After beginning in a one room country school in rural Anita, he attended schools in Wiota, Casey...

Betty Albert

Feb 26, 2023

Betty Albert, 92, of Atlantic, Iowa, died Sunday, February 26, 2023, at the Exira Care Center.

Betty Ann was born on November 17, 1930, in Mapleton, Iowa, the daughter of Carl and Helen (Larsen) Hansen.  She graduated from Exira High School. 

On July 31, 1949, she was united in marriage to Donald Maurice Albert in Exira, Iowa.  The couple was...

Warren Burdette Roland

Feb 16, 2023

At home and surrounded by the love of his family, Warren B. Roland, 77, of Atlantic, Iowa, saddled up and rode through Heaven's gates in a blaze of glory, the morning of Thursday, February 16, 2023.


The son of Burdette Leslie and Martha Elizabeth Linstrum Roland, Warren was born May 10, 1945, in Atlantic, Iowa, joining three older brothers,...

Joeash Clark "J.C." Stubbs

Feb 12, 2023

Joeash Clark "J.C." Stubbs, 70, of Atlantic, Iowa, died Sunday February 12, 2023. He is survived by his children, Kait and Jay, his sisters, Glynis and Lou Ann, and their families. He was preceded in death by his father, Robert, and his mother, Joan. A Navy veteran and a lover of baseball, J.C. was a track repair foreman for the...

Kathleen "Cathy" Dennis

Feb 9, 2023

Cathy Dennis, 73, of Anita, passed away peacefully at the home of her daughter, Thursday February 9, 2023 surrounded by her loving family.  Born September 11, 1949 in Battle Creek, Michigan, she was the oldest of seven children born to Roy F. and Maree K. (Beck) Westfall. She graduated from Atlantic High School with the class of 1967.

On October...

Mary Nichols Olsen

Feb 8, 2023

Mary (Arentson) Nichols Olsen, 89, formerly of Atlantic, Iowa, passed away at Accura Healthcare in Marshalltown, Iowa, on Wednesday, February 8, 2023.

Mary Evelyn was born to Eddie and Alice (Peterson) Arentson on February 7, 1934, at home in Shelby County, Iowa, near Harlan.  Mary joined her twin brothers, Verl and Gene and a year and a half later a...

Elizabeth DeKay

Feb 8, 2023

Elizabeth Ann DeKay, 104, life-long Atlantic resident, passed peacefully in her sleep at Heritage House on February 8.

She was born July 20, 1918, the daughter of Carl E and Grace Hoffman.  She had one sibling, Virginia May Hoffman, also of Atlantic. 

Elizabeth graduated from Atlantic High School in 1935.  She attended the two-year Ward-Belmont School (now Belmont University) in...

Robert Figgins

Feb 6, 2023

Robert “Bob” Burdette Figgins was born the fourth of nine children to Woodrow Harry and Beatrice Evelyn (Pieken) Figgins, on August 28, 1947, in Atlantic, Iowa and died February 6, 2023, at Jennie Edmundson Hospital in Council Bluffs, Iowa, at the age of 75 years, 5 months and 9 days.

Bob grew up in Atlantic and attended the Atlantic Community...