Wilma “Renae” Bock, 86, of Charles City, Iowa, passed away March 21, 2023.
Wilma worked at Northwestern Bell Telephone Company from 1955 to 1981 in both Waterloo and Mason City.
Obituary at https://www.hauserfh.com/obituaries/Wilma-Renae-Bock?obId=27538554
Jerry D. Homewood, 90, of Waterloo, Iowa, passed away March 21, 2023.
Jerry was an engineer with Northwestern Bell Telephone Company for 29 years retiring in 1986.
Obituary at https://www.tributearchive.com/obituaries/27537462/jerry-d-homewood/waterloo/iowa/hagarty-waychoff-grarup
Joann Orean Schweitzer, age 92, of Bella Vista, Arkansas, previously of Davenport and West Des Moines, Iowa, passed March 17, 2023.
Joann was employed by Northwestern Bell Telephone Company for 25 years and was a telephone pioneer.
Obituary at https://www.thegazette.com/obituaries/joann-orean-schweitzer/
Gary Welbourn, age 72, of Lakewood, Colorado, previously of Des Moines, Iowa, passed away March 9, 2023.
Gary started with the Northwestern Bell phone company. He transferred to Mountain Bell in 1978 and after 44 years
of service, he retired from CenturyLink in 2016.
Obituary at https://www.sbmortuary.com/obituary/Gary-Welbourn
Shirley Ann Johnson, age 87, of Pasco, Washington, previously of Des Moines, Iowa, passed away February 23, 2023.
Shirley worked as an Office Manager for Northwestern Bell in Des Moines, Iowa, before retiring. Shirley was a member of the CenturyLink Retirees.
Obituary at https://www.hillcrestfunerals.com/obituaries/Shirley-Ann-Johnson?obId=27377419#/celebrationWall
Jean M. Kreutzer, age 86, of Brownsville, Minnesota, passed away March 10, 2023.
Jean worked for Ma Bell and U.S. West Telephone Companies for 43 years, retiring in 1998. She lived in Caledonia, Owatonna, MN, Des Moines, IA and White Bear Lake, MN
Obituary at https://www.mccormickfuneralhome.net/obituaries/Jean-Kreutzer/#!/Obituary
David Koester, age 68, of Webster City, Iowa, passed away March 9, 2023.
David worked as a lineman for Northwestern Bell Phone Company.
Obituary at https://www.bomanfh.com/obituaries/david-koester
Mary Lou Henss, age of 86, of Des Moines, Iowa, passed away February 26, 2023.
Mary Lou worked for US West Communications for 37 years, retiring on January 4, 1995, as an Investment Specialist.
Obituary at https://www.desmoinesregister.com/obituaries/dmr129782
Marshall Christiansen, age 83, of Omaha, Nebraska, previously of Hampton, Iowa, passed away February 28, 2023.
Marshall started with Northwestern Bell. After a few years and a promotion into management he was transferred to Ankeny, IA. Marshall was lucky enough to be afforded an early retirement option from Northwestern Bell in 1990 after 20+ years but he couldn’t sit still……. He spent some time working at Radio Shack so he could see the latest and greatest trinkets and electronics he might need! He also did some lawn service work with other Bell retirees
Obituary at https://www.bramanmortuary.com/obituary/marshall-christiansen