Places

  • Oskaloosa is also known as: Mahaska County / Oskaloosa city.

Facts

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Patrick O'Bryant (basketball player), Arthur Russell (record producer and singer), and Tyler Sash (american football player).

  • Obituaries for residents might be found in these newspapers: The Oskaloosa Herald.

History

Oskaloosa is the county seat of Mahaska County, Iowa, United States. The population was 11,463 in the 2010 census, an increase from 10,938 in the 2000 census. " (This interpretation of "last of the beautiful" is not correct. "Oskaloosa" in the Mvskoke-Creek language means "black rain" from the Mvskoke words "oske" (rain) and "lvste" (black). "loosa" is an English corruption of the Mvskoke word "lvste". See for example the Wikipedia entry for "Tuskaloosa". In addition the Mvskoke word "Ouscaloosa" means "Black Water"). The first white settlers arrived in 1835 led by Nathan Boone, youngest son of Daniel Boone who acting on instructions from Stephen W. Kearny selected it to be the first site of Fort Des Moines on a high ridge between what Skunk River and Des Moines River. The ridge was originally called the Narrows. The town was formally platted in 1844 when William Canfield who had a trading post on the Des Moines River moved it to Oskaloosa. It became the county seat in the same year. On January 6, 1882, most of the...

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Oskaloosa Obituaries

It was reported by Kane County Chronicle on April 1st, 2016 that Eugene F Chidester died in Geneva, Illinois.  Chidester was 90 years old and was born in Oskaloosa, IA.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Eugene F's life.

It was disclosed by Des Moines Register on December 17th, 2015 that Diane McReynolds (Moon) passed away in Oskaloosa, Iowa.  Ms. McReynolds was 65 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Diane's life.

It was revealed by Des Moines Register on December 15th, 2015 that James "Jim" Coulter perished in Oskaloosa, Iowa.  Coulter was 85 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor James "Jim"'s life.

It was written by Des Moines Register on December 10th, 2015 that Doris Holland died in Oskaloosa, Iowa.  Holland was 88 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Doris's life.

It was disclosed by Des Moines Register on November 17th, 2015 that Roelofina Groenenboom perished in Oskaloosa, Iowa.  Groenenboom was 95 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Roelofina's life.

It was revealed by Peoria Journal Star on September 10th, 2015 that Thomas Kelley Sr Conroy passed on in Pekin, Illinois.  Conroy was 93 years old and was born in Oskaloosa, IA.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Thomas Kelley Sr's life.

It was noted by Greeley Tribune on August 21st, 2015 that Dorothy Hoyman (Cox) passed on in Greeley, Colorado.  Ms. Hoyman was 88 years old and was born in Oskaloosa, IA.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Dorothy's life.

It was noted by Nevada Appeal on June 29th, 2015 that James Lowell "Jim" Davenport perished in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Davenport was 88 years old and was born in Oskaloosa, IA.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor James Lowell "Jim"'s life.

It was revealed by Arizona Republic on June 22nd, 2015 that Martha Jane "Marty" Youngker (Welton) passed away in Arizona.  Ms. Youngker was 97 years old and was born in Oskaloosa, IA.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Martha Jane "Marty"'s life.

It was revealed on May 16th, 2015 that Marsha Horn-Alford (Whitaker) passed on in Issaquah, Washington.  Ms. Horn-Alford was 77 years old and was born in Oskaloosa, IA.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Marsha's life.

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Reynolds-Powell Funeral Chapel

When Lewis J. Powell, Sr. established the first Powell Funeral Home in 1911, in South English, Iowa, there were no paved roads in Iowa, hearses were horse-drawn, and funeral directors generally operated other businesses as well. In the elder...

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Bates Funeral Chapel
5423 21st Ave Ne
Oskaloosa, WA 98185
Bates Funeral Home
5423 21st Ave Ne
Oskaloosa, WA 98185
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Forest Cemetery & Memorials
5423 21st Ave Ne
Oskaloosa, WA 98185
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Garland Van Arkel Langkamp Funeral Chapel Home
5423 21st Ave Ne
Oskaloosa, WA 98185

Oskaloosa Funeral Home News

Charles Russell, 88, Oskaloosa
Contributions may be sent to Garland-Van Arkel-Langkamp Funeral Chapel at 2116 N. Third St., Oskaloosa, Iowa 52577.
http://ottumwacourier.com/obituaries/x652350792/Charles-Russell-88-Oskaloosa

Roger Buckley, 80, Ottumwa
Visitation will begin after 10 a.m. Sunday at Reece Funeral Home with the family present from 2-4 p.m. Sunday. Memorials may be made to Davis Street Christian Church or Hospice, 927 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Ottumwa, Iowa 52501.
http://ottumwacourier.com/obituaries/x1507935724/Roger-Buckley-80-Ottumwa

Jacob Reeves
Burial will be in Koszta Cemetery near Belle Plaine, Iowa. Garland-Van Arkel-Langkamp Funeral Chapel in Oskaloosa is in charge of the arrangements. Jacob was born October 28, 1982 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa and attended school in Vinton and Oskaloosa.
http://yankton.net/articles/2010/11/06/obituaries/doc4cd3826523ba4600270024.txt

Boone > Obits
Kirkpatrick Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Fairview Cemetery. Raymond Barnes, 91, of Boone, Iowa, formerly of Oskaloosa, Iowa passed away on Monday afternoon, October 25, 2010 at the Boone County Hospital. He had been a resident at the Eastern ...
http://www.amestrib.com/articles/2010/11/06/boone/obits/

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Bates Funeral Chapel
Burial will be in Friends Cemetery in Oskaloosa. The Bates Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements. ... on September 21, 1953, at Oskaloosa, Iowa, the son of Virgil and ...
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GVL Funeral Chapel
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