Service Details


Thursday, July 12, 2018
5:00 - 7:00 pm
Ss. John and Paul Catholic Church
1401 1st Avenue South
Altoona, Iowa

7:00 pm Vigil Service


Friday, July 13, 2018
10:00 am
Ss. John and Paul Catholic Church
1401 1st Avenue South
Altoona, Iowa


Altoona Cemetery
Altoona, Iowa


Hamilton's Altoona Funeral Home
105 Fourth Street SW
Altoona, Iowa 50009
(515) 967-4272

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Barbara J. Loneman Barbara J. Loneman, 68, passed away unexpectedly on July 9, 2018. She was born December 31, 1949 in Carroll to Vertis and Marion Petersen. Barb married Kenneth Loneman on October 17, 1970.

Barb was known as “Nana” to those close to her. She worked at Qwest (now Century Link) for over 40 years. Barb’s greatest joy in life was spending time with her family.

She is survived by her loving husband of 47 years, Ken; daughter, Sarah (Luke) Peterson; grandchildren, Samuel, Adam and Collette Peterson; sister, Jolene (Mark) Stoelk; brothers, Duane and Dale Petersen; and many relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her niece, Rachel Stoelk; brother in infancy, David; and her parents.

Visitation will be held from 5 pm to 7 pm on Thursday, July 12, 2018 with a vigil service at 7 pm at the Ss. John and Paul Catholic Church, 1401 1st Ave S, Altoona. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 am on Friday, July 13, 2018 at the church. Burial will follow services at Altoona Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the American Diabetes Association.

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