Hulda Fischer

On February 14, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Courtesy photo Jackson Sentinel Hulda Emma Fischer Hulda Emma Fischer Homicide Hulda Emma Fischer 84 YOA DCI Case # 75-00175 418 North Fifth St. Maquoketa, IA Jackson County February 25, 1975   Case summary compiled by Jody Ewing On February 25, 1975, Hulda Fischer, 84, was stabbed repeatedly with a butcher knife and strangled in […]

Henry Juchems

On February 14, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Hardin County in Iowa   Steamboat Rock in Hardin County Henry Juchems Homicide Henry Juchems 81 YOA Steamboat Rock, IA Hardin County DCI Case # 85-03433 July 3, 1985   Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing On July 3, 1985, Henry Juchems was found dead in his rural Steamboat Rock, Iowa, home, apparently the victim […]

Felicitas Terrill

On February 11, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Muscatine County in Iowa   Muscatine in Muscatine County Felicitas Margaret Terrill Homicide Felicitas Margaret Terrill 73 YOA 314 Clinton St. Muscatine, IA Muscatine County DCI Case # 86-01868 April 14, 1986   Seventy-three-year-old Felicitas Terrill was found dead in her Muscatine, Iowa home Monday morning, April 14, 1986, with four gunshot wounds to the […]

Martha Kistenmacher

On February 10, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Martha Kistenmacher Homicide Martha Kistenmacher 74 YOA 1308-1/2 Main Street Davenport, IA Scott County Assaulted: November 4, 1978 Died: November 16, 1978 Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing Martha Kistenmacher, a 74-year-old lifelong Davenport, Iowa, resident, died Thursday, Nov. 16, 1978, nearly two weeks after being mugged outside her 1308-1/2 Main St. home. Kistenmacher suffered […]

Alfred Allen

On February 10, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Scott County in Iowa   Davenport in Scott County Alfred W. Allen Homicide Alfred W. Allen 73 YOA 200 block of Warren Davenport, IA Scott County Case Number: 88-00412 February 8, 1988   Alfred W. Allen, 73, who hadn’t been seen for several days, was found slain in his Davenport, Iowa apartment near downtown on […]

Emma Lewis

On February 3, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Courtesy photo William Johnson Emma Sophia Carlson Lewis Emma Sophia Lewis Homicide Emma Sophia Lewis 80 YOA Waukee, Iowa Dallas County DCI Case # 76-00804 September 13, 1976   Emma Lewis was found dead in her Waukee, Iowa home on Monday, September 13, 1976. The 80-year-old Lewis had died from blows suffered during a severe […]

Elgin Strait

On February 3, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Elgin Hobert Strait (Courtesy Ancestry.com) Elgin Hobert Strait Homicide Elgin H. Strait 80 YOA 1302 S. Hampshire Ave. Mason City, Iowa Cerro Gordo County Case # 77-00254 March 18, 1977   Case Summary compiled by Jody Ewing On March 18, 1977, Elgin Hobert Strait, an 80-year-old widower who lived alone, was found shot to death […]

Mamie Sime

On January 30, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Mamie Sime Homicide Mamie Sime 74 YOA Broad Street-extended Rolfe, IA Pocahontas County DCI Case # 81-01956 March 31, 1981   Case summary compiled by Jody Ewing Shortly after 4 a.m. on Tuesday, March 31, 1981, a fire broke out in the home of Mamie Sime on the outskirts of Rolfe, Iowa. Firemen answered the […]

Myrtle Cumpston

On January 28, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Myrtle Zelda Cumpston Homicide Myrtle Zelda (Dickerson) Cumpston 60 YOA C & K Aqualand Redfield, IA Dallas County DCI Case # 65-00401 March 9, 1965     Myrtle Zelda Cumpston, 60, was shot and killed in the display area of her rural Dallas County business — C & K Aqualand, Incorporated — on Tuesday, March […]

Lois Bradley

On January 17, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Polk County in Iowa   Des Moines in Polk County Lois Arlene Bradley Homicide Lois Arlene Bradley 74 YOA Argonne Apartments 1729 Grand Ave. #204 Des Moines, IA Polk County Case # 1991-27537 Body Found: June 29, 1991 Coroner’s Est. Date of Death: June 27, 1991 Social Security Administration official Date of Death: June 15, […]