For best results in finding an obituary, start with a broad search. e.g. Enter only the last name or the first few letters of the last name in the “Last Name” field. This should generate a list of names with links to a PDF of the published obituary(s).

Newspaper abbreviations:

  • Brooklyn Chronicle (BC)
  • The Chronicle (CH) – precursor to Poweshiek County CR for a short time in 2009 
  • Diamond Trail (DT) 
  • Grinnell Herald Register (HR)
  • Montezuma Republican (MR)
  • Poweshiek County Chronicle Republican (PCCR) – Brooklyn & Montezuma combined papers in 2009