Journal Express, Knoxville, IA

Obituaries

April 5, 2013

Wilma Fee

Funeral services for Wilma Fee, of Knoxville, were held on Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at the Apostolic Church with Rev. Charles Rutter officiating. Burial followed in the Graceland Cemetery. Dana Fee, vocalist and Janice Rutter, accompanist, shared; “Til the Storm Passes”, “He Understands” and “Precious Memories”. Casket bearers included Eric Fee, Lance Roberts, Dennis McCoy, Curtis Fee, Rick Streeter and Karl Kloster.

Wilma Irene Fee was born Aug. 5, 1919, in Marion County, the daughter of John Vincent Brady and Alta Estella (Walker) Brady.

Wilma attended country school at Union and Spring Hill, in Marion County. On March 27, 1937, she was united in marriage to Corwin Roff “Buddy” Fee in Winterset. The couple first lived north of Knoxville before purchasing a farm near Bussey in 1950. In 1962, Corwin and Wilma moved to their farm south of Knoxville. In their retirement years they moved into Knoxville.

Church was an integral part of Wilma’s life since her early childhood. She taught Sunday School at the Apostolic Church and was active in the ladies’ group. She was also a member of the Farm Bureau for over 50 years and served on the ladies committee board for many of those years. Wilma also taught Ag in the Classroom to 2nd grade Knoxville students for 15 years. An unwavering faith in God and a great sense of humor carried Wilma through all of her 93 years. She will be greatly missed by her family, her church family and her many friends.

Wilma passed away on Thursday, March 28, 2013, at the Knoxville Hospital and Clinics at the age of 93 years.

She was preceded in death by her parents, sister, Edith Bruere, brothers Bob and Ronald “Bud” and her husband, Corwin “Buddy” in 1997.

Those left to honor her memory include her daughters Janice Allard and husband John of Oskaloosa and Carol Streeter and husband Verle of Des Moines; son, Corwin D. Fee and wife Carol of Knoxville; 6 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren and many other family members and friends.

For those desiring memorial contributions may be made to the Apostolic Church. Online condolences may be left at BertrandFuneralHomes.com

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • Steffen obit pic Alice Faye Steffen Alice Faye Steffen was born Sept. 11, 1954, in Otley, the daughter of Anthony and Marie (Kamerick) Langstraat.She was raised on her family’s farm near Otley. As a young woman, Alice worked at Rolscreen and Boomsma Egg Processing. She lived most of he

    August 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • Wignall obit pic Dixie Melick Wignall Dixie Melick Wignall was born on Feb. 13, 1921, in Pleasantville, to Loring (Bud) and Rudy Melick. Dixie married Jack Wignall on Oct. 6, 1940, in Unionville, Mo. The couple was blessed with two children, Gary and Janet. Dixie held several jobs over t

    August 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • McClatchey obit pic Robert McClatchey Robert James McClatchey, age 80 of Knoxville, passed away Saturday morning, July 5, 2014, at the Knoxville Hospital.Robert was born at home on May 10, 1934, in Mapleton, Iowa, the son of Christy William and Mary (Carroll) McClatchey. He was raised in

    July 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • Moore obit pic Raymond D. Moore Raymond D. Moore, 92, died at The Village in Indianola on July 6, 2014. His body has been donated to science. A Memorial Service will be held 11 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Indianola on Saturday, Aug. 2.Raymond was born June 4, 1922,

    July 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • Erna Crane Erna Crane, age 89, of Bussey passed away Sunday morning, July 6, 2014, at the Pella Hospice Comfort House.Erna was born Feb. 1, 1925, in Rodenbach, Germany, the daughter of Albert and Louise (Riese) Simosky. Erna was raised and attended school in Ge

    July 11, 2014

  • Death Notice-Erna Crane

    July 8, 2014

  • Death Notice-Ila Heidenwith

    July 8, 2014

  • Death Notice-Raymond D. Moore

    July 7, 2014

  • Death Notice-Robert McClatchey

    July 7, 2014

  • Frank J. Wadle

    July 3, 2014

Features
AP Video
Escaping Email: Inspired Vision or Pipe Dream? Obama Calls on Hamas to Release Israeli Soldier Hispanic Caucus Slams GOP for Border Bill Shifts Obama: GOP Not Even Trying to Solve Immigration Emory Prepares to Treat American Ebola Cases US Employers Add 209K Jobs, Rate 6.2 Pct House GOP Optimistic About New Border Bill Four Rescued From Crashed Plane Clinton Before 9-11: Could Have Killed Bin Laden Couple Channel Grief Into Soldiers' Retreat WWI Aviation Still Alive at Aerodrome in NY Raw: Woman Who Faced Death Over Faith in N.H. Russell Simmons, LL Cool J Visit Youth at Jail Raw: Obama Gets Hug From Special Olympian US, UN Announce Deal on Gaza Cease-Fire Despite Moratorium, Detroit Water Worries Remain Faith Leaders Arrested at DC Deportation Protest Family Dispute Cripples Northeast Grocery Chain CDC Warns Travelers Amid Ebola Outbreak US Stocks Plunge, Wiping Out July's Gains
Facebook
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Poll

Upon completion and reopening of Third Street, should the City of Knoxville wait to start the next stage of the Streetscape and Infrastructure project until 2015?

Yes
No
     View Results