Earl Thelander

On October 26, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Earl Thelander — A Nation’s First Copper Thieves Steal Lives Homicide Earl Thelander 80 YOA Home Residence: 710 1st Street, Onawa, IA Crime Location: 20877 Gum Ave., Onawa, IA Monona County Investigating Agencies: Monona County Sheriff’s Office and Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation Case # 07-SO0855 Date of Crime: August 28, 2007 Date of Death: […]

Mapleton

On October 21, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Monona County Cold Cases in Mapleton, Iowa         Please Note: Some cases may fall under the jurisdiction of the county sheriff’s office. They are listed here for cross-reference purposes. More information may be found on the individual victim’s case summary page.   Homicide George Earl Dean 55 YOA Mapleton, IA Monona County […]

Onawa

On October 21, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Onawa in Monona County Monona County Cold Cases in Onawa, Iowa       Earl Thelander Earl Thelander 80 YOA Crime Location: 20877 Gum Ave. Onawa, Iowa (Monona County) Case # 07-SO0855 Date of Crime: August 28, 2007 Date of Death: Sept. 1, 2007 Earl Thelander of Onawa, IA, died September 1, 2007 from burns […]

Monona County

On October 21, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Monona County Cold Cases in Monona County, Iowa   Please Note: Some of these cases may fall under a city police department’s jurisdiction. They are listed here for cross-reference purposes. For more information, please visit the individual victim’s case summary page.   Homicide George Earl Dean 55 YOA Mapleton, IA Monona County Case # 66-00722 […]

Dennis Ryan

On October 9, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Dennis Ryan Iowa Cold Cases Treasurer Dennis attended college and studied business in Mesa, Arizona, and his background includes working as an operations manager and general manager for automotive aftermarket jobber stores in Chandler and Tempe, Ariz. After leaving the automotive aftermarket industry he worked for a regional investment banking firm. In Iowa, he served […]

Mom and Earl – They’re Famous, You Know; You’ve Probably Heard of Them

On March 7, 2008, in The Families, by Jody Ewing

I swear I wasn’t intentionally eavesdropping. In fact, I’ve wanted to tell this story for a long time. I’d been saving it for a chapter in my book, but feel now I’ve got to share at least part of it as it relates to “Dad Earl” and my mother, Hope. The year is 1992. We’d […]

Please Support Iowa House Study Bill 660

On February 24, 2008, in Rewards, by Jody Ewing

This used to be a home. That was before copper thieves came in the night and cut propane lines and let it fill with gas to later explode with a man inside. That man was my stepfather, Earl Thelander. My grandparents used to live here. After my grandfather died, my folks purchased the rural home […]