Marianne Fann

Sep 8, 2023

Marianne Fann, 86, of West Des Moines, Iowa, and formerly of Atlantic, Iowa, passed away Friday, September 8, 2023, in her suite at Edgewater in West Des Moines.

Marianne Martha Buch was born December 30, 1936, in Clarinda, Iowa, to Henry and Gertrude (Wagoner) Buch.  In 1955, Marianne graduated from Clarinda High School.  Following graduation, she attended Iowa Western Community...

JoAnn Hansen

Sep 1, 2023

JoAnn Hansen, 84, of Atlantic, Iowa, died Friday, September 1, 2023, at her home surrounded by family.

JoAnn was born in Anita, Iowa, on March 22, 1939, the daughter of William “Bill” and Erma Baier.  JoAnn was raised by her grandmother, Martha Fowble and shared stories with her family through the years about growing up with the bare necessities and...

Elfriede Christine Petersen

Aug 26, 2023

Elfriede Petersen, 98, of Atlantic, Iowa and formerly of the Tyler, Minnesota area, died Saturday, August 26, 2023, at Heritage House in Atlantic.

Elfriede Christine was born September 15, 1924, to Arthur and Elise (Siefke) Bruchmann on a farm in Rock Township, Pipestone County, Minnesota.  She was baptized at Aetna Lutheran Church, rural Ruthton, MN, and confirmed in May 1939,...

Belva Kloppenburg

Aug 26, 2023

Belva June Kloppenburg, 86, of Atlantic, Iowa, was welcomed into Heaven on Saturday, August 26, 2023 at Windmill Manor in Coralville, Iowa.

On June 23, 1937, she was born the daughter of Leonard Gayle and Ruth Hazel (Marshall) Bailey on her parent’s farm in Cass County.  As a child she did a lot of babysitting and helped on the farm...

Elvin Breach

Aug 24, 2023

Elvin Breach, 85, of Atlantic, Iowa, died August 24, 2023, at Cass County Memorial Hospital with family by his side.

Elvin Dwayne Breach was born to Everett and Eva (Kerchevall) Breach on October 3, 1937, on a farm in rural Pottawattamie County, Iowa.  He grew up in the Redfield and Atlantic areas, graduating from Atlantic High School in 1956.  While in...

Donna Ortgies

Aug 21, 2023

Donna Ortgies, 79, of Atlantic, Iowa, died Monday, August 21, 2023, at Atlantic Specialty Care.

Donna Lee was born on April 1, 1944, in Creston, Iowa, the daughter of Hollis Russell and Arlene Maxine (Werner) Perrin.  She grew up in Brooks, Iowa, graduated from Corning Community Schools in the Class of 1961.  She and her siblings reminisced through the years...

Kyle Archibald

Aug 20, 2023

Kyle Archibald, 40, of Atlantic, Iowa, died Sunday, August 20, 2023, at his home.

Kyle Christopher was born to Kenneth Kent and Debbie June (King) Archibald on March 13, 1983, in Atlantic, Iowa.  He grew up in Atlantic with his brother, Todd and sister, Melissa, and made countless friends along the way.

Following high school Kyle joined the United States...

Jerald "Jerry" Mallory

Aug 20, 2023

Jerald “Jerry” Andrew Mallory, 85, of Anita, Iowa, died Sunday morning, August 20, 2023.

Jerry was born in Omaha and graduated from South High School in 1957.  In 1958, he started his career at Western Electric, working there until his retirement in 1999. He was an active member of his church and a beloved boy scout leader for many years.


Jane Kopp

Aug 19, 2023

Jane Kopp, 81, of Omaha, Nebraska, formerly of Atlantic, Iowa, died Saturday, August 19, 2023, at the Bellevue Medical Center in Bellevue, NE.

Jane Ann was born on January 7, 1942, the daughter of Wilfred “Bill” and Cleo (Freyer) Kopp. 

Jane is survived by her nephew, Richard (Theresa) McDaniel of Perham, Minnesota; niece, Julie (John) Freeney and their children, Conner...

Diane (Popp) Borkowski

Aug 15, 2023

Diane (Popp) Borkowski, 63, of Atlantic, Iowa, known by some as Sissy or Mama 2, died Tuesday, August 15, 2023, at Avoca Specialty Care.

Diane Lucille was born on October 27, 1959, in Atlantic, Iowa, the daughter of Eugene Howard and Marilyn Lucille (Leslie) Popp.  She attended school in Atlantic and graduated from Atlantic High School in 1978.  Following graduation,...