Sharon Kay Edwards, age 78, of Adel, Iowa, passed away October 29, 2018.
Sharon took a job with Northwestern Bell right out of high school and worked there until she retired in 1990.
Obituary and further information at Celebrate Life Iowa: https://www.celebratelifeiowa.com/obituary/278564/Sharon-Edwards/
Margaret Bosma, age 80, of Sheldon and previously of Hospers, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, November 11, 2018.
Margaret was an operator at the Northwestern Bell Telephone Company in Sheldon for many years. When the office there closed, she retired and became involved with antiques.
Obituary and further information at Oolman Funeral Home: https://www.oolman.com/obituaries/Margaret-J-Bosma?obId=3457442#/obituaryInfo
Richard “Dick” Arthur Reed, age 90, of Clive, Iowa, passed away November 15, 2018.
Dick began working for Northwestern Bell Telephone Co. in Waterloo. Several promotions resulted in assignments in Davenport and Des Moines where he retired in 1986 as Director of Community and Local Government Relations for the Des Moines Metro area.
Obituary and further information at Hamilton’s Funeral Home: http://www.hamiltonsfuneralhome.com/services/services_detail.aspx?rid=37949
Jeanette “Kay” Rhoten, age 78, of Waukee and formerly of Linden, Iowa, passed away November 13, 2018.
Kay joined Northwestern Bell Telephone in 1957 in Des Moines, working until she married in 1961. Later, she would return to work at US West for 15 years before retiring.
Obituary and further information at Twigg Funeral Home: https://www.twiggfuneralhome.com/obituaries/Jeanette-Kay-Rhoten?obId=3514292#/obituaryInfo
Evelyn “Irene” Flattery, age 79, of Albia, Iowa, passed away a November 11, 2018.
Evelyn worked for a time at Northwestern Bell telephone and made some lifelong friends.
Obituary and further information at Tharp Funeral Home: https://www.tharpfh.com/obituaries/Evelyn-Flattery/#!/Obituary
Lowell W. Daasch, age 87, of Davenport, Iowa, passed away October 27, 2018.
Lowell retired from AT&T information systems in 1985. He maintained the telephone systems at Alcoa the last 20 years of employment.
Obituary and further information at The Runge Mortuary and Crematory: https://www.dignitymemorial.com/obituaries/davenport-ia/lowell-daasch-8037696
Charles Roe, age 85, of Boone, Iowa, passed away October 26, 2018.
Charles stared working for Northwestern Bell Telephone Co. in Marshalltown, Iowa in 1955, and was transferred to Boone, Iowa in 1963. He retired after 35 years of service. Charles was a member of the Telephone Pioneers and the the Communication Workers of America.
Obituary and further information at the Des Moines Register: https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/desmoinesregister/obituary.aspx?page=lifestory&pid=190588592