Oskaloosa Funeral Homes
Oskaloosa is also known as: Mahaska County / Oskaloosa city.
Oskaloosa contains: Phil Hoffman House, Carroll Alsop House, and Jack Lamberson House.
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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.
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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2116 N 3rd St, Oskaloosa, IA 52595 -
(641) 672-2181 | Website
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...
105 N Jefferson St, Sigourney, IA 52591 -
(641) 622-3434 | Website
Facts about Oskaloosa, Iowa
Oskaloosa derives its name from Ouscaloosa who according to town lore was a Creek (people) princess who married Seminole chief Osceola. It means "last of the beautiful."
It was reported on December 5th, 2014 that Wilma D Vander Baan (Van Gorp) died in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Ms. Vander Baan was 97 years old and was born in Oskaloosa, IA. Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Wilma D's life.
It was reported by Des Moines Register on November 19th, 2014 that Rhonda Roorda died in Oskaloosa, Iowa. Roorda was 52 years old. Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Rhonda's life.
It was reported by Des Moines Register on September 17th, 2014 that Mary Wren-Northway died in Oskaloosa, Iowa. Wren-Northway was 77 years old. Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Mary's life.
It was reported by Des Moines Register on September 7th, 2014 that Mary Ellen Evans (Hegre) died in Oskaloosa, Iowa. Ms. Evans was 78 years old. Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Mary Ellen's life.
It was reported on September 4th, 2014 that Nicholas Jon Farrington died in Oskaloosa, Iowa. Farrington was 62 years old. Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Nicholas Jon's life.
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
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Bates Funeral Chapel
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GVL Funeral Chapel
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