Funeral Arrangements

Monday, March 6, 2006

Daniel Floyd Kelly

January 3, 1948 - February 28, 2006

Daniel Floyd Kelly, age 58, of Alta, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, February 28, 2006, at his home in Alta.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, March 4th, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Wall Lake. Burial and military graveside rites by the American Legion Chalon Post No. 262 of Wall Lake will be at the Wall Lake Cemetery under the direction of the Farber & Otteman Funeral Home.

Visitation is from 4:00-8:00 p.m., with vigil service at 7:00 p.m., Friday, March 3rd, at the Farber & Otteman Funeral Home in Wall Lake.

Danny was born on January 3, 1948, in Carroll, Iowa, the son of Ralph John and Mary Bernadyne (Cook) Kelly. He was baptized and confirmed at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Wall Lake and graduated from Wall Lake High School in 1966. On January 4, 1968, he was inducted in the U.S. Navy at Denison, Iowa. He served his country in Vietnam, earning the Republic of Vietnam Campaign Metal with Device, Vietnam Service Medal with one Bronze Star and the National Defense Service Metal. He was honorably discharged on November 4, 1969 in Norfolk, Virginia.

Danny enjoyed raising, showing, and judging 4-H Rabbit Shows. He liked to teach others how to care for their rabbits, by giving workshops for 4-H Clubs, started a Rabbit Club, and workshops on tattooing rabbits. He loved to do yard work and tend his vegetable garden and flower garden.

He worked for Tyson Fresh Meats, Inc. in Storm Lake, Iowa, for many years.

He leaves to mourn his brothers and sisters: Donald Kelly and wife Pearl of Imperial Beach, CA, Larry Kelly and wife Cynthia of Estherville, IA, Margaret "Peggy" Cowlham and husband Ralph of Odebolt, IA, Sally Heinrichs of Carroll, IA, William "Bill" Kelly and wife Barb of Lewisville, TX, and Mary Stout and husband Perry of Alta, IA; many extended family members including many nieces, nephews, and friends.

Danny was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph and Bernadyne; brother-in-law, Bill Heinrichs, and nephew Jeff Heinrichs.

Harriet Zarr

March 25, 1928 - February 28, 2006

Funeral services for Harriet Zarr, 77, of Aurelia, will be 10:30 A.M. Friday, March 3, 2006, at the First United Methodist Church in Aurelia with Pastor Harold Werley officiating. Burial will be in the Afton Township Cemetery, rural Cherokee. Visitation will be Thursday from 2:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M., with the family being present from 6:00 to 8:00, at the Redig Funeral Home in Aurelia.

Harriet died Tuesday, February 28, 2006, at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee, Iowa.

Harriet Louise Mohror was born on March 25, 1928, the daughter of Frank and Louise (Luetkeman) Mohror at Aurelia. She attended Brooke School and graduated from the Peterson High School in 1946. In September of 1946 Harriet began working for the Farm Bureau Office in Cherokee. On December 17, 1949 Harriet married Jared (Bud) Zarr at the Little Brown Church at Nashua, Iowa. Harriet was the Afton Township Clerk, and managed the Aurelia Golf Club from 1980 till 1994. She was a member of the Aurelia First United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women, was a Sunday school teacher, 4H leader, and a member of the Cheerio and Birthday Clubs, and enjoyed making cross-stitch quilts.

Preceding Harriet in death were her parents, four brothers-in-law; John Hartwig, Roy Stieneke, Leonard Stout, and Herb Nelson, and two sisters-in-law; Ruth Walter and Fern Zarr.

Survivors include her husband Bud of Aurelia, two daughters, Sherrie and her husband Tom Mahoney of Salina, Kansas, and Toni Zarr of Des Moines, four sisters, Vera Stieneke of Cherokee, Dorothy Hartwig of Aurelia, Phyllis and her husband Rex Boatman of Waterloo, and Marcella Stout of Las Vegas, one brother-in-law, Harold and his wife Marge Zarr of Sioux City, one sister-in-law, Mae Nelson of Des Moines, and nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends.