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Tiffany Leigh McIlvenna, 38

Tiffany Leigh McIlvenna of Gypsum, CO, passed away Sunday, April 28, 2024, after a courageous battle with cancer.

Per Tiffany’s wishes an “Ice Cream Social Happy Celebration of Life” will be held Friday, May 31 at Brush Creek park and Pavilion in Eagle, CO.

Beatrice Geraldine “Geri” Smith, 85

May 9, 1938 - January 18, 2024

​​​​​​​Lois Heeren, 92

Lois Heeren of Akron, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, May 9, 2024, at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD.

David Klemme, 72

David Klemme of Akron, Iowa, passed away Friday, May 6, 2024, at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska.

Ilene Cromwell, 90

Ilene Therma Cromwell, 90, of Richland, SD passed away at Sanford Vermillion Hospital on Thursday, April 11, 2024. Visitation will be held at Hansen Funeral Home, Vermillion on April 19, 2024, from 5:00-7:00 p.m. with a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m.

Gene Waag Obit

Gene Waag, 84 of Akron, Iowa, passed away on Monday, April 1, 2024 at the Akron Care Center in Akron.

Gene Waag

Gene was united in marriage to Bonnie Ryan on July 15, 1966 in Alvord, Iowa and they made their home in Akron.

Gene worked for ten years as a mechanic at the Ford Garage in Akron. In 1971, he purchased the Akron Auto Clinic with his business partner, Norman Heeren. Gene retired in 2001.

David Rozell, 73

David Rozell of Akron, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, March 17, 2024, at Sanford Medical Center in Sioux Falls, SD.

Clayton Jacobson, 73

Clayton L. Jacobson of Alcester, SD, passed away on Sunday, March 3, 2024, at Hillcrest Health Care Center in Hawarden, Iowa.

Memorial Service will be at noon, Saturday, March 9, 2024, at Rexwinkel Funeral Home in Akron. Visitation with the family present will begin at 10:00 a.m. and will continue until the service time on Saturday at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through

Marjorie E. Dykstra, 87

Marjorie Ellen (Kreykes) Dykstra of Sibley (formerly of Akron and Sheldon) passed away on Saturday, March 2, 2024, at Sibley Specialty Care. Her funeral service will be 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 5, 2024, at Andringa Funeral Home in Sheldon with Rev. Brian Dunn, officiating.

Burial will be at East Lawn Cemetery in Sheldon.

Visitation with family present will be from 10 a.m. until service time at the Andringa Funeral Home in Sheldon.

Dan Lee Solberg, 81

Dan Lee Solberg passed away peacefully February 19, 2024.
Funeral services will be held at Big Springs Baptist Church in rural Alcester, SD, at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, February 24, 2024.

Colin Ross Conrad Collmann, 93

Colin Ross Conrad Collmann of rural Ireton, IA, died Monday, January 29, 2024, at the home of his daughter in Ottumwa.

Malcolm Whitfield Brodie. 94

Malcolm Whitfield Brodie of Washington, Iowa, formerly of Akron, Iowa, passed away Saturday, February 17, 2024, at the Halcyon House in Washington, Iowa.

Mark Peter Molzen, 64



Mark Peter Molzen of rural Akron, IA, died Tuesday, Feb. 6, at Floyd Valley Healthcare in Le Mars, IA.

Justin “JT” Stabe, 54

Justin “JT” Stabe of Akron, Iowa, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, February 6, 2024 at his home.

Anita Jean Anderson, 76

Anita Jean Anderson of Beresford, SD, went to be with the Lord February 3, 2024, at Pioneer Memorial Hospital, Viborg, SD.

She was born July 29, 1947, in Akron, IA, to Stanley R. and Rosella (Peterson) Anderson. She attended school in Akron, graduating in 1965. She went on to attend college in Springfield, SD, and received a teaching degree.

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