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Mary Ann Van Zee

Posted September 12, 2018 at 5:39 pm


Rock Valley, Iowa

September 3, 2018

Mary Ann Van Zee, 77, of Rock Valley, Iowa, died Monday, Sept. 3, 2018, as the result of injuries suffered in a motor vehicle accident in Harrison County, Iowa.

Funeral services were Saturday, Sept. 8, at Faith Reformed Church, Rock Valley, with private family burial.

Mary Ann Wallenburg was born Feb. 3, 1941, near Sioux Center, Iowa, to John and Tillie

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    Richard Van Zee


    Rock Valley, Iowa

    September 2, 2018

    Richard “Dick” Van Zee, 80, of Rock Valley, Iowa, died Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018, as the result of injuries suffered in a motor vehicle accident in Harrison County, Iowa.

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    Clifford Boom


    Beaver Creek, Minnesota

    September 1, 2018

    Clifford James Boom, 70, of Beaver Creek, Minnesota, passed away Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018, at Sanford Luverne Hospice Cottage, Luverne, Minnesota.

    Services were Tuesday, Sept.

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    Dorothy Stai


    Montevideo, Minnesota

    August 31, 2018

    Dorothy Stai of Montevideo, Minnesota, died Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, at Luther Haven Nursing Home, Montevideo.

    Funeral services were Thursday, Sept. 6, at Trinity Lutheran Church,

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    Still a risk

    Summer may be coming to a close but those pesky mosquitos aren’t taking a hike out of Iowa for a few months yet. That’s right. The fall weather will not stop those guys. Not only will they still be a painful nuisance, but there’s also still the risk of contracting the West Nile Virus and other diseases.


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    Larchwood city council hears requests

    During the last Larchwood City Council meeting, two requests were brought to the council for consideration.

    The first request involved the placement of a stop sign. According to city council minutes, Tom Nesseth asked for a four-way stop to be placed at the corner

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    Rodeo leaves its mark

    Several area riders were among the hundreds of youth who competed in the third of five fall-season rodeo events on the Iowa Junior High and High School Rodeo Association circuit in Larchwood Saturday-Monday, Sept. 1-3, looking to add to their points totals. Local businesses also benefited from the additional traffic in town for the three-day event over the holiday weekend.

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    Brenda F.K. Radcliffe


    Brenda F. K. Radcliffe, 63, formerly of Stewartville, MN, died on Monday, September 10, 2018 from complications of a lengthy illness with multiple sclerosis at Chosen Valley Care Center in Chatfield, MN, where she had been a resident since July of 2017.

    Brenda Faye Knott was born on July 11, 1955 in Tracy, MN to Duane and Elaine (Bauer) Knott. She grew up on the family farm in rural

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    Grace L. Anderson

    Grace L. Anderson, age 88 of Walnut Grove, passed away Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at her home. Memorial Services were held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, September 10, 2018, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Walnut Grove. Interment was in the Walnut Grove Cemetery.  Online condolences may be sent at  

    Grace L. Anderson was born April 30, 1930 to William and Mary (Grubish) Prosch in Verdi, Minnesota.  She attended country school near Verdi and graduated from Lake Benton High School.  Grace continued her

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    Ivan Bruce Pederson

    Ivan Bruce Pederson age 89 of Westbrook passed away on Monday, September 3, 2018 at the Westbrook Good Samaritan Care Center after a courageous battle with cancer.  Memorial Services were held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, September 8, 2018, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Lamberton. Online condolences may be sent at

    Ivan was born May 20, 1929 at the farm home in Rosehill Township, Cottonwood County to Peder & Edith (Rasmusen) Pederson.  He was baptized

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