Mason Obituaries

David H. Cunningham

David H. Cunningham, 84, of Fremont, CA, formerly of Havana, passed away on Thursday, July 9 at his home. David was born on March 30, 1936, the son of Hugh B. and Fae E. Cunningham. He was preceded in death by his and his lifelong partner and companion, Mirra Morrison, his parents and sister, Anne…

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Ronald “Ron” Jay Fletcher

On Wednesday, July 22, the Lord peacefully called home Ronald “Ron” Jay Fletcher, 78, at 7:03 p.m. He was born June 11, 1942 in Mason City to W.J and Irma (Dierker) Fletcher. He married his wife Bonnie (Whitehead) June 15, 1962 who survives. Ron was the proud father of two children, Becky (Greg) Johnson of…

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Felix J. “Jack” Fowler

Felix J. “Jack” Fowler, 87, of Havana passed away at his home on Sunday, July 19. He was born on August 25, 1932 in Pawnee, to Alfred and Christine Walz Fowler. He married Sarah J. Smith on February 19, 1955 in Virden. She preceded him in death on July 16, 2011. Mr. Fowler is survived…

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Eva Mae Craggs

Eva Mae Craggs, 91, of Havana, passed away at her daughter’s home at 1:15 p.m., Saturday, July 11 surrounded by her loving family. She was born September 26, 1928, in Monticello, Kentucky to Lester and Zollie Velma (Powell) Morrow. She was raised by her mother and loving step-father, Charles H. Dearing. She married George D.…

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Virginia Catherine Severns

Virginia Catherine Severns, age 99 passed away on June 30 at the Mason City Area Nursing Home. She was born on January 25, 1921 to John and Beulah VanHorn. She married Joe Severns in 1951. Virginia is survived by one sister, Thelma Tomlin and several cousins. She was preceded in death by her husband and…

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Sheila Marie Omer

Sheila Marie Omer, age 77, of Havana, passed away at 1:30 p.m. Friday, June 26, 2020 at her home surrounded by her family. Arrangements are pending at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.

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Lyle R. Wheeler, Jr

Lyle R. Wheeler, Jr., 93, of Naples, Florida, formerly of Havana, passed away on June 21 at NCH North Hospital in Naples, Florida. He was born on December 17, 1926 to Lyle and Ethel (Wolff) Wheeler in Chicago. Mr. Wheeler served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. He worked for the Illinois Secretary of State…

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Gary R. Heffren

Gary R. Heffren, 63, of Canton passed away on Sunday, June 7 at his home. He was born on August 8, 1956 in Canton to Rossie and Joan (Bainter) Heffren. Gary is survived by his daughter, Heather Heffren of Havana, son, Garret Heffren of Canton, mother, Joan Heffren of Canton, and seven grandchildren. e was…

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Brenda Wilkey

Brenda Wilkey, 59, of Kilbourne, passed away at her home at 11:12 p.m., on Thursday, June 18. She was born July 5, 1961, in Havana, to Ronald and Beverly (Friend) Shoemaker. She married Brad Wilkey on April 3, 1982, in Kilbourne. He survives. Mrs. Wilkey is survived by her husband, Brad, of Kilbourne; three children:…

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Brian B. Young

Brian B. Young, 77, of Mason City, passed away at his home at 7:15 a.m., on Saturday, June 20. He was born December 16, 1942, in Davenport, Iowa. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 21 at Mason City Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 10:00 until 11:00 a.m., at Hurley…

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