|Search scanned obituaries from the newspapers of Grinnell and the surrounding communities in Poweshiek County. Obituaries date from the late 1800s to the present day.
The newspapers in this database are primarily the Grinnell Herald Register, Montezuma Republican, and Brooklyn Chronicle. Obituaries from other newspapers are included when they have been submitted. Here are the abbreviations used in the database for each newspaper:
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).