Funeral services for Verne Rethmeier, 76, formerly of Marshalltown, were held Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home with Pastor Brian Keeton officiating. David Rethmeier, Casey Rethmeier, James Moran, Ryan Pilkington, John Herman, III, and Blake Larsen served as pallbearers. Honorary Pallbearers were Donald Rethmeier and Merle Stevens. Verne was laid to rest in Zoar Cemetery near Newton. The Mitchell Family Funeral Home was entrusted with caring for Verne and his family.