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Obituaries
Robert Dean Regennitter
Thursday, June 26, 1947 - Friday, May 26, 2017
Robert Dean Regennitter
Robert Dean Regennitter, the son of Catherine (Terry) and Harry Regennitter was born on June 26, 1947 in Spencer, IA. His childhood years were spent in Spencer where he graduated from Spencer High School. Following high school, Robert enlisted in t...
Sherry Cora Schlichte
Saturday, April 14, 1956 - Thursday, May 25, 2017
Sherry Cora Schlichte
Sherry Cora Schlichte, the daughter of Woody and Verna Meyer Schlichte, was born April 14, 1956 in LeMars, Iowa. She received her early education in Spencer, Iowa. Sherry lived at the Sunshine Center, which later became Hope Haven, most of her...
Charles William Turnquist, Jr.
Monday, October 29, 1934 - Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Charles William Turnquist, Jr.
Charles William Turnquist, Jr., the son of Charles Sr., and Myrtle (Smith) Turnquist, was born on October 29, 1934, in Spencer, Iowa. He was raised and received his education in the Greenville and Rossie area where he graduated from high school ...
Ben Toebes
Saturday, March 20, 1937 - Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Ben Toebes
Ben Toebes, the son of Henry and Lucy (Wieringa) Toebes, was born March 20, 1937 in Chicago, Illinois. His childhood years were spent in Berwyn, IL, where he received his education, graduating from Chicago Christian High School. After his scho...
Robert Arthur Donahoo
Wednesday, February 14, 1962 - Friday, May 12, 2017
Robert Arthur Donahoo
Robert Arthur Donahoo was born in Cherokee, Iowa to Robert Charles and Wanda (Nothwehr) on February 14, 1962. He graduated from Sioux Valley Community Schools of Peterson and Linn Grove in 1980. He attended Kirkwood Community College in Cedar ...
Henry Meyer
Tuesday, September 26, 1939 - Friday, May 12, 2017
Henry Meyer
Henry Cornelius Meyer, the son of Roelf and Juerdine (Tammeus) Meyer was born on September 26, 1939 on a farm near Fulda, MN. It was there where he spent his childhood years. Later the family moved to a farm by Chandler, MN. Henry graduated f...
Lillian Dempsey
Thursday, September 18, 1930 - Thursday, May 11, 2017
Lillian Dempsey
Lillian B. Dempsey, the daughter of Robert and Anne (Treaner) Byers, was born September 18, 1930 in Hartley, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Hartley, where she received her education and graduated from the Hartley High School. ...
Querida 'Sally' Belle Decker
Monday, March 31, 1924 - Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Querida 'Sally' Belle Decker
Querida Belle Rickman Decker also known as Sally of Spencer, IA passed away peacefully May 10, 2017 after being able to see all of her children. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Warner Funeral Home. Querida was born March 31, 1924...
Elaine Ruth Peterson
Tuesday, July 20, 1926 - Thursday, May 04, 2017
Elaine Ruth Peterson
Elaine Ruth Peterson, the daughter of Albert and Grace Riley Smith, was born July 20, 1926 in rural Cherokee, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Cherokee, where she received her education and graduated from Cherokee High School in 1945. E...
Rex Raymond Reed
Sunday, March 19, 1922 - Thursday, May 04, 2017
Rex Raymond Reed
Rex Raymond Reed, a resident of Charleston, South Carolina, and formerly of Madison, New Jersey, died peacefully on May 4, 2017 at the age of 95. Born in Peterson, Iowa to Dagmar Helen Heick Reed and Charles Bernard Reed, Rex spent his early years...
Beulah LaVonne Singelstad
Tuesday, September 02, 1924 - Thursday, May 04, 2017
Beulah LaVonne Singelstad
Beulah LaVonne Singelstad, the daughter of William and Altha (Messerly) Carroll, was born on September 2, 1924 in Fort Dodge, Iowa. She was raised and received her early education there, graduating from Fort Dodge High School. Following graduation,...
Donald Maschino
Saturday, July 23, 1921 - Thursday, May 04, 2017
Donald Maschino
Donald (Don) Franklin Maschino was born in Pomeroy, IA to George and Carrie Maschino July 23, 1921 and passed away May 4, 2017. Don graduated from Pomeroy High School in 1938. He enlisted in the US Army Reserves in September 1942 and after grad...
Melvin Henning
Sunday, July 30, 1933 - Friday, April 28, 2017
Melvin Henning
Melvin LeRoy Henning, the son of Elmer and Hannah (Sieck) Henning was born on July 30, 1933, on a farm near Crete, NE. He was baptized and confirmed in St. John's Lutheran Church in Kramer, NE. 'Mel' graduated from Crete High School in 1950. H...
Wayne Lee Frerichs
Friday, January 12, 1945 - Friday, April 28, 2017
Wayne Lee Frerichs
Wayne Lee Frerichs, the son of John and Pearl (Berends) Frerichs, was born January 12, 1945 in LeMars, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in the Greenville/Rossie area, where he received his early education, graduating from Greenville/Rossie ...
Ruth Margaret Hoffman
Wednesday, March 23, 1927 - Thursday, April 27, 2017
Ruth Margaret Hoffman
Ruth Margaret Hoffman, the daughter of Joseph and Mary (Halbur) Stevens, was born March 23, 1927 in Templeton, IA. Her childhood years were spent in Templeton, IA, where she received her education at Sacred Heart School. She later received her CNA ...
Howard Thomas Kindlespire, Jr.
Saturday, August 13, 1927 - Thursday, April 27, 2017
Howard Thomas Kindlespire, Jr.
Howard Thomas Kindlespire Jr., the son of Howard and Mary (Raddon) Kindlespire was born August 13, 1927 in Spencer, IA. His childhood years were spent in the Spencer, IA area, where he attended school, graduating from Spencer High School in 1945...
Louis Charles Wiemers
Thursday, February 10, 1927 - Monday, April 24, 2017
Louis Charles Wiemers
Louis Charles Wiemers, 90, went to live with his Heavenly Father on April 24, 2017 after a courageous battle with cancer. Louis was born in Spencer, Iowa to Lot and Ragelina (Sonius) Wiemers in 1927. He graduated from Spencer High School ...
Adeline Westphalen
Friday, May 24, 1940 - Monday, April 17, 2017
Adeline Westphalen
Adeline Elaine Westphalen, the daughter of Henry and Fannie (Heinonen) Glander was born May 24, 1940 in Frazee, MN. Her childhood years were spent in the Perham, MN area where she attended school. Adeline married Bill Trunnell in 1958. Th...
Verlie Marie Anderson
Friday, March 20, 1942 - Saturday, April 15, 2017
Verlie Marie Anderson
Verlie Marie Anderson was born on March 20, 1942 to Columbus and Ethel Tilley in Moore, Arkansas. Verlie was raised in rural Dover, Arkansas where she had attended and graduated from Dover High School in 1960. She married in 1961 and later divorced...
David Lee Hessman
Saturday, August 22, 1936 - Saturday, April 15, 2017
David Lee Hessman
David Lee Hessman, the son of David & Elma (Keller) Hessman, was born August 22, 1936 on a farm near Eliza & Buffalo Prairie, II. Dave was raised on a farm in Mercer County, IL. He attended the first 8 years of his education at a country school...
Patricia 'Patt' Woods
Wednesday, January 07, 1931 - Friday, April 14, 2017
Patricia 'Patt' Woods
Patricia A. 'Patt' Woods, was born January 7, 1931 in California. Her childhood years were spent in California, where she received her early education. Patt's family later moved to Spencer, Iowa when she was 16 and she continued her education,...
Mickey Alan Beck
Thursday, July 05, 1962 - Friday, April 14, 2017
Mickey Alan Beck
Ruth Marie Johnson
Tuesday, December 03, 1929 - Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Ruth Marie Johnson
Ruth Marie Johnson was born at home on the farm in Palo Alto County to Leo and Loretta Schany. She received her primary education in rural country schools. Ruth attended and graduated from Emmetsburg High School in 1948 and from Hamilton Busin...
Bonnie Lou O'Hara
Thursday, October 16, 1930 - Monday, April 10, 2017
Bonnie Lou O'Hara
Bonnie Lou O'Hara, was born on October 16, 1930 to George Dickman and Nina Wilson in Melvin, IA. At an early age she moved to Spencer, where she went to school graduating with the great class of 1948. In 1950 she married and some years later she divo...
Elvera Lauretta Kotrba
Saturday, November 20, 1915 - Saturday, April 08, 2017
Elvera Lauretta Kotrba
Elvera Lauretta Kotrba the daughter of Arne and Helga (Fagirli) Arneson, was born on November 20, 1915, in Niobrara, NE. Elvera had two sisters: Julia and Amy and three brothers: Edward, Orville and Lester. Elvera graduated from Niobrara High School ...
Donald Utley
Wednesday, January 17, 1934 - Saturday, April 08, 2017
Donald Utley
Donald Amerson Utley, 83, of Lawson, Mo., passed away April 8, 2017. Donny was born January 17, 1934 in Gillette Grove, Iowa, to Orville and Loreta (Bennett) Utley. He was one of 13 children. When he was 18, he moved to Kansas City where he worke...
Eileen Arndt
Sunday, September 06, 1925 - Thursday, April 06, 2017
Eileen Arndt
Eileen Florence Arndt, daughter of Henry and Ellen Olson Ricklefs, was born on September 6, 1925 in Ayrshire, Iowa. She was baptized and confirmed at Zion Lutheran Church in Ayrshire. Eileen graduated from Silver Lake Consolidated School in Ayrshir...
Rodney Drew Burgeson
Wednesday, November 15, 1939 - Monday, April 03, 2017
Rodney Drew Burgeson
Rodney, son of Glen and Fern (Baker) Burgeson, was born on November 15, 1939. Born and raised in Peterson, Rodney married the love of his life, Lorna Endersby, on October 11, 1960 and they made their home southwest of Peterson until moving to Spirit...
David Michael Haviland
Thursday, January 10, 1963 - Monday, April 03, 2017
David Michael Haviland
David Michael Haviland, 54, of Spencer, passed away after courageously battling a long illness on Monday, April 3, 2017, at the Spencer Hospital surrounded by his beloved family. David was born January 10, 1963, in Fort Dodge, IA. After gr...
Herbert Eilers
Saturday, February 03, 1940 - Saturday, April 01, 2017
Herbert Eilers
Herbert George Eilers was born February 3, 1940, in Carroll, Iowa to Harry Herman and Rose Ann (Vonnahme) Eilers. He received his education at St. Joseph Catholic School in Milford, Iowa. Herb worked for his father and brothers on the farm u...
Fern Webster
Tuesday, July 28, 1925 - Saturday, April 01, 2017
Fern Webster
Fern Leona Webster, the daughter of Clarence and Clara (Batcheler) Webster was born July 28, 1925, in rural Peterson, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in the Peterson area where she attended school. Fern enjoyed playing checkers, bingo...
Simon Jacob Paul
Thursday, January 05, 2017 - Friday, March 31, 2017
Simon Jacob Paul
Simon Jacob Paul, the son of Benjamin and Ashley Paul, was born January 5, 2017 at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO. Born prematurely at 26 weeks and 6 days, he was transferred to the NICU at St. Louis Children's Hospital under the care o...
Alta Lou Bruns
Monday, April 12, 1937 - Thursday, March 30, 2017
Alta Lou Bruns
Alta Lou Bruns, the daughter of James Albert and Evelyn Ella (Simpson) Handy, was born April 12, 1937 in Spencer, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Spencer, where she received her early education. She later finished her education at Sutherla...
Circle of Care
Thursday, March 30, 2017 - Thursday, March 30, 2017
Circle of Care
Warner Funeral Home is sponsoring 'CIRCLE OF CARE', a six-week grief recovery support group for people grieving the death of a loved one. This group will begin at 6:30 p.m. on THURSDAY, MARCH 23RD and will continue each week through APRIL 27TH...
Rose Ann M. Weiskircher
Tuesday, March 26, 1918 - Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Rose Ann M. Weiskircher
Rose Ann Monica Weiskircher, the daughter of Matt and Anna (Nosbusch) Tholkes, was born March 26, 1918 in St. Leo, MN. Her childhood years were spent in Mankato, where she received her education at Good Council Academy High School graduating ...
Edna Maxine Erichsen
Tuesday, January 08, 1924 - Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Edna Maxine Erichsen
Edna Maxine Erichsen, the daughter of William Guy and Mary Edna (Powell) Woodall, was born January 8, 1924 at the farm in Highland Township north of Sutherland, Iowa. The youngest of six children, she admitted to being spoiled by her siblings. ...
Robert Dale Hinton
Tuesday, April 19, 1921 - Saturday, March 25, 2017
Robert Dale Hinton
Robert Dale Hinton, the son of Delbert and Edith (Stockdale) Hinton, was born April 19, 1921 in Bradford, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Iowa Falls, where he received his education, graduating from Iowa Falls High School. After his sc...
Ruth Jean Prentice
Friday, January 29, 1926 - Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Ruth Jean Prentice
Ruth Jean Wulkow, daughter of Richard and Augusta (Peters) Wulkow, recently of Milford, Iowa and longtime rural Terril resident, passed away on March 22, 2017. Born January 29, 1926 at Rockwell City, Iowa, Ruth spent her younger years as a fa...
Doris Ann Jespersen
Saturday, September 10, 1927 - Saturday, March 18, 2017
Doris Ann Jespersen
Doris Ann Jespersen, eldest daughter of Eibe and Alma (Hansen) Wilken, recently of Spencer and longtime Royal resident, after experiencing a short illness, was granted her wish to experience no more birthday's this Saturday, March 18, 2017. ...
Leonard Koch
Wednesday, February 02, 1927 - Saturday, March 18, 2017
Leonard Koch
Leonard Marvin Koch, the son of John and Ella (Krumm) Koch was born February 2, 1927, on the family farm near Paullina, IA. His childhood years were spent in the Paullina area where he attended country school, Lutheran Parochial School, and grad...
Kristin Marie Peterson
Tuesday, March 14, 1950 - Thursday, March 16, 2017
Kristin Marie Peterson
Kristin Marie Jacobs Peterson, 67, of Spirit Lake, Iowa, passed away Thursday, March 16, 2017, at her home following a short illness. A private family memorial service will be held Saturday, March 25, 2017, at First Presbyterian Church in Spiri...
Burryl Campbell
Sunday, September 29, 1946 - Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Burryl Campbell
Burryl Eugene Campbell, of Hartley, Iowa, was born at home on September 29, 1946 in Emmetsburg, Iowa to Henry and Lucille (Sweet) Campbell. He passed away surrounded by his family on March 15, 2017 under hospice care at the Community Memorial H...
Archie Andrews
Wednesday, June 04, 1947 - Saturday, March 11, 2017
Archie Andrews
Archie Miner Andrews, the son of Archie and Ella (Miner) Andrews was born June 4, 1947 in Spencer, Iowa. In his youth he worked on the family farm and attended Gillette Grove High School where he graduated in 1965. Archie received a 2-year tec...
Mary Ellen Christianson
Friday, September 29, 1922 - Wednesday, March 08, 2017
Mary Ellen Christianson
Mary Ellen Christianson, the daughter of Ilet and Mary Clark Gulbranson, was born September 29, 1922 in Laurens, Iowa. She received her early education and graduated from Laurens High School in 1940. Mary married Kenneth Christianson on May ...
Charles Scheil
Wednesday, June 03, 1931 - Wednesday, March 08, 2017
Charles Scheil
Charles Edward Scheil was born June 3, 1931 in Sioux City, IA to Max and Bethel (Meyer) Scheil. His childhood years were spent in the Sioux City area where he attended school, graduating from Central High School in Sioux City in 1949. He enlist...
Jean Baumann
Friday, January 14, 1927 - Monday, March 06, 2017
Jean Baumann
H. Jean Baumann, the daughter of Bernard and Frances Paskiewicz Goergen, was born January 14, 1927 in Winona, MN. Her childhood years were spent in Winona where she graduated from High School in 1944. Jean married Gaylord Baumann on August 2...
Carol Ann Burgeson
Monday, October 12, 1942 - Friday, March 03, 2017
Carol Ann Burgeson
Carol Ann Burgeson, the daughter of Bertel and Ella (Halverson) Lyster, was born October 12, 1942, in Linn Grove, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Linn Grove, where she received her education, graduating from Sioux Valley High School. She l...
Ellen Hart
Tuesday, April 10, 1917 - Thursday, March 02, 2017
Ellen Hart
Living her life to the fullest, Ellen Andersen Hart departed this world just 39 days shy of her 100th birthday. Ellen was born April 10, 1917 in Saeby, Denmark to Christian and Christina Jensen Andersen. Shortly after her mother died, Ellen, at age...
Dorothy Markley
Sunday, May 20, 1928 - Wednesday, March 01, 2017
Dorothy Markley
Dorothy Idell Markley, the daughter of John and Ida (McGee) Yelland, was born on May 20, 1928 in South Dakota. She was raised and received her early education in Moneta and Onawa, IA, graduating from high school there in 1947. After high school, she ...
Robert 'Bob' John Vanderhoff
Tuesday, May 17, 1921 - Sunday, February 26, 2017
Robert 'Bob' John Vanderhoff
Robert "Bob" John Vanderhoff, the son of Ernest F. and Jeanette M. (Southworth) Nissen, was born May 17, 1921 in Silver Lake Township, Ruthven, Iowa. He was adopted at the age of 3 by George and Emma (Nissen) Vanderhoff, after the passing of his mot...
Marilyn Ruth Halling
Tuesday, November 27, 1934 - Sunday, February 26, 2017
Marilyn Ruth Halling
Marilyn Ruth Cameron, the daughter of John and Ruth (Smith) Cameron, was born November 27, 1934 in Rolfe, Iowa. A few years later the family moved to Storm Lake, Iowa, where Marilyn attended grade school. She attended high school there until her...
Alpha Mae Tamisiea
Friday, September 04, 1931 - Friday, February 24, 2017
Alpha Mae Tamisiea
Alpha Mae Tamisiea, 85, passed away on Friday, February 24, 2017, in Spirit Lake, Iowa. The youngest of seven children, Alpha was born on Sept. 4, 1931, in Earlville, Iowa, to Albert T. and Gertrude L. Fear. She grew up in Manchester, Iowa. After g...
Norbert 'Norb' Dean Wimmer
Saturday, April 13, 1940 - Thursday, February 23, 2017
Norbert 'Norb' Dean Wimmer
Norbert 'Norb' Dean Wimmer, the son of Earl Henry and Edna May Schumann Wimmer, was born April 13, 1940 in Hartley, IA. Norb's childhood years were spent in May City and Hartley, IA. In 1954 the family moved to rural Everly, IA. Norb graduated f...
Robbie William Allen Harris
Wednesday, November 12, 1980 - Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Robbie William Allen Harris
Robbie William Allen Harris, the son of Rita Shook Harris and Robbie William Harris, was born on November 12, 1980, in Sioux City, Iowa. He grew up in Onawa and then moved to Vermont and back to Yankton, SD. On October 13, 2007, Rob married Sa...
Margaret Ann Zeka
Saturday, February 16, 1946 - Friday, February 17, 2017
Margaret Ann Zeka
Margaret Ann Zeka, the daughter of Roland and Marie (Nelson) Saeger, was born February 16, 1946 in Genoe, Nebraska. Her childhood years were spent in the state of Nebraska, where she attended grade school in Omaha, Nebraska, continued fifth gra...
Robert Edward Killmar
Wednesday, October 30, 1946 - Friday, February 17, 2017
Robert Edward Killmar
Robert Edward Killmar of Indianola, formerly of Spencer, passed away at his home in Indianola on February 17, 2017. Bob, the son of Jerome and Mary (Rubis) Killmar, was born October, 30, 1946 in Spencer, Iowa and graduated from Spencer High Sc...
Joyce Ellen Bennett
Sunday, February 08, 1948 - Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Joyce Ellen Bennett
IN LIEU OF FLOWERS, A MEMORIAL FUND HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED BY THE FAMILY. Joyce Ellen Bennett, the daughter of Howard and Berniece (Nelson) Ginkens, was born February 8, 1948, in Mason City, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Rembrandt, Iowa, ...
Betty Dougherty
Friday, March 28, 1930 - Friday, February 10, 2017
Betty Dougherty
Betty Ann Dougherty, the daughter of Roy and Violet Peterson Kolkind, was born March 28, 1930, in Menomonie, Wisconsin. She attended Shadylawn School until the 8th grade, Betty then was bused to an agriculture school where she graduated. Following...
Donna Louise (Selzer) Pena
Saturday, January 06, 1934 - Thursday, February 09, 2017
Donna Louise (Selzer) Pena
Donna Louise Pena, also known as 'Toots' was born in Peterson, IA on June 1, 1934 to George and Irma (Blackmer) Selzer. Her younger days were spent growing up on her parents' farm. Donna kept busy with chores and like feeding the Mallard Ducks. ...
Lyle Todd Wiorek
Sunday, July 21, 1957 - Monday, February 06, 2017
Lyle Todd Wiorek
Lyle Todd Wiorek was born July 21, 1957 in Des Moines, IA. His childhood years were spent in the Des Moines area, where he attended school, graduating from Des Moines East High in 1975. Todd married Deborah Winters on July 23, 1977 in Des...
Helen D. Brigham
Saturday, October 26, 1918 - Monday, February 06, 2017
Helen D. Brigham
Helen D. Brigham, the daughter of Merrill and Leana (Case) Banks, was born October 26, 1918 in Clay County, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Spencer, where she received her education. Helen married Arthur Duane Brigham on February 25, 1...
Paul Zieman
Tuesday, January 30, 1923 - Saturday, February 04, 2017
Paul Zieman
Paul Byron Zieman, son of E.W. and Alma Kromminga Zieman, was born January 30th, 1923 near Royal, IA. His Childhood years were spent in the Royal area, where he received his early education. After graduating from Royal High School, he attended ...
Melvin Ray DeGroot
Tuesday, June 09, 1953 - Saturday, February 04, 2017
Melvin Ray DeGroot
Melvin Ray DeGroot passed February 4th, 2017 in the outdoors, where he loved to spend his time. Mel was born on June 9, 1953, to George and Florence (Smeins) DeGroot of Luverne, MN. He graduated high school in 1971 and Morningside College in...
Patrick J. Mason
Saturday, August 11, 1962 - Thursday, February 02, 2017
Patrick J. Mason
Patrick Jay Mason the son of James and Frances (Johnson) Mason, was born on August 11, 1962, in Estherville, Iowa. He grew up and received his early education there and graduated from Estherville High School in 1980. In August of 1980 he entered int...
LaVon Mildred Hagedorn
Saturday, June 26, 1926 - Wednesday, February 01, 2017
LaVon Mildred Hagedorn
LaVon Mildred Hagedorn was born June 26, 1926 in Linn Grove, Iowa to Arnold and Kathryn Runneberg. She graduated from Rossie High School. She married Wesley Hagedorn on February 9, 1944 in Royal. Following their marriage, the couple farmed in t...
Roger Joseph Fude
Saturday, November 28, 1953 - Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Roger Joseph Fude
Roger Joseph Fude was born on November 28, 1953 and went to be with Jesus on January 31, 2017. He resided in Spencer, Iowa where he lived with his best friend, Shane. Roger grew up in the Webb area and graduated from South Clay. He attended c...
Betty Ann Krile
Friday, January 03, 1936 - Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Betty Ann Krile
IN LIEU OF FLOWERS A MEMORIAL FUND HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED BY THE FAMILY. Betty Ann Hurt Krile, daughter of Arthur Allen and Harriet "Hattie" Hurt, was born January 3, 1936 in Spencer. She lived in the Dickens and Spencer areas, graduating from Spenc...
Sam McCormack
Wednesday, May 21, 1930 - Monday, January 30, 2017
Sam McCormack
IN LIEU OF FLOWERS, MEMORIALS MAY BE DESIGNATED TO THE HERITAGE CENTER, THE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH IN SUTHERLAND OR THE ALZEIMER'S ASSOCIATION. Roswell 'Sam' Samuel McCormack, was born May 21, 1930 in Sutherland, Iowa. His childhood years wer...
Norman Earl Boonstra
Sunday, February 15, 1925 - Sunday, January 29, 2017
Norman Earl Boonstra
Norman Earl Boonstra the son of Dick and Ann (Extra) Boonstra, was born February 15, 1925 in Sioux Center, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Maurice, Iowa, where he received his early education graduating from high school in 1942. Norman ente...
Blanche LaVelle Benson
Saturday, November 20, 1920 - Sunday, January 29, 2017
Blanche LaVelle Benson
Blanche LaVelle Johnson Benson, 96, of Hartley, Iowa, passed away on January 29, 2017. Blanche was born on November 20, 1920, in Lake Park, Iowa to Lola (Marco) and Raleigh Graham. She had one brother, Ronald, who was her playmate and confidant. B...
Helen Louise Damstrom
Thursday, November 25, 1915 - Thursday, January 26, 2017
Helen Louise Damstrom
Our loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, Helen Louise (Overeen) Damstrom, passed peacefully away at her home with son, Dave, by her side on Thursday January 26, 2017. Born in her maternal grandmother's farmhouse in Decatur County, Illi...
Steven LeRoy Birchard
Friday, February 11, 1949 - Thursday, January 26, 2017
Steven LeRoy Birchard
Steven LeRoy Birchard, the son of Ralph LeRoy and Clara Lorraine Tuttle Birchard, was born February 11, 1949 in Spencer, Iowa. Steve received his early education and graduated from the Spencer High School in 1968. Following his schooling, Stev...
Phyllis Kunzman
Tuesday, January 18, 1927 - Monday, January 23, 2017
Phyllis Kunzman
Phyllis Mae Kunzman, daughter of Thomas and Eliza Zaiser Scharnberg, was born January 18, 1927 near Everly, Iowa. She has spent most of her entire life within a ten mile radius of Everly. She graduated from the Everly High School in 1944 and a...
Mark Layne Haroldson
Monday, April 19, 1954 - Sunday, January 22, 2017
Mark Layne Haroldson
The family requests no flowers for the Celebration of Life. Mark Layne Haroldson was born April 19, 1954 in Iowa City, Iowa. He celebrated his second birthday on June 17, 1954 when he was adopted by Paul and Lois Haroldson. He spent his ch...
Courtney Tene Leonard
Monday, January 22, 1990 - Saturday, January 21, 2017
Courtney Tene Leonard
Courtney Tene Leonard, the daughter of Randall and Lisa (Smith) Leonard, was born on January 22, 1990, in Spencer, Iowa. She was raised and received her early education in Spencer, and then attended Okoboji High School in Milford. Following high...
James Allen Anderson
Friday, October 23, 1942 - Friday, January 20, 2017
James Allen Anderson
James Allen Anderson, the son of James and Carrie (Larsen) Anderson was born October 23, 1942, in Spencer, IA. His childhood years were spent in the Spencer area where he was raised by Carrie and his stepfather, Henry Everhart. Jim attended scho...
Evabelle Janet Muilenburg
Thursday, August 06, 1942 - Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Evabelle Janet Muilenburg
Evabelle Janet Muilenburg, the daughter of Loren and Evabelle (Ketelsen) Phelps, was born on August 6, 1942 in Spencer, Iowa. She received her early education in Royal and spent her early years there and was raised by her grandmothers' Phelps an...
Howard 'Sonny' Lee Cross, Jr.
Thursday, April 24, 1958 - Friday, January 13, 2017
Howard 'Sonny' Lee Cross, Jr.
Howard 'Sonny' Lee Cross Jr., the son of Howard and Karell (Grizzle) Cross was born April 24, 1958 in Fort Knox, KY. Because his dad was in the military, he moved around a lot as a child. He was a child model while living in Texas. After graduat...
Earl Charles Henaman II
Tuesday, January 12, 1960 - Thursday, January 12, 2017
Earl Charles Henaman II
Earl Charles Henaman II, the son of Earl and Shirley Henaman, was born January 12, 1960 in Spencer, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Spencer where he received his education, graduating from Job Corp. Following his schooling, he was a laborer o...
Greta Fisk
Monday, January 05, 1931 - Thursday, January 12, 2017
Greta Fisk
Edith Greta Fisk, the daughter of Sophus and Maren (Jensen) Kanstrup was born January 5, 1931 in Denmark. She moved to America with her family in 1947, at the age of 16, coming through Ellis Island. She lived in Terrill, IA, before she moved to ...
Roger Crew
Wednesday, June 29, 1938 - Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Roger Crew
Roger Dean Crew, the son of Eldon and Ilene (Jones) Crew was born June 29, 1938 in rural Webb, IA. His childhood years were spent in the Gillett Grove, IA area where he attended school, and graduated from Gillett Grove High School in 1956. ...
Evelyn Larson
Sunday, June 16, 1918 - Sunday, January 08, 2017
Evelyn Larson
Evelyn Alvera Larson, the daughter of Ted and Clara Knudtson was born on June 16, 1918 on the family farm in Graettinger, IA. Her childhood years and early adult years were spent in Graettinger. During World War 2, she worked in Des Moines, in the Io...
Jayne Ann Poulsen
Wednesday, February 17, 1954 - Saturday, January 07, 2017
Jayne Ann Poulsen
Jayne Ann Poulsen, the daughter of Ervin 'Dutch' and Dorothy (Steiner) Kruse, was born February 17, 1954 in Spencer, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent on a farm near Royal, Iowa, where she received her education at Clay Central High School. Foll...
Kenneth Frank Versluis
Monday, July 28, 1952 - Friday, January 06, 2017
Kenneth Frank Versluis
Kenneth Frank Versluis, the son of Kenneth and Audrey (Miller) Versluis, was born July 28, 1952 in Worthington, MN. Kenny's mother later married Richard Nuehse in 1957 and together they raised Kenny and his two sisters, Sue and Lori in Round La...
Patricia Ilene Anderson
Wednesday, November 27, 1935 - Thursday, January 05, 2017
Patricia Ilene Anderson
Patricia "Patti" Ilene Anderson, the daughter of LeRoy "Roy" and Elva "Sally" (Putnam) Railsback, was born November 27, 1935, in Garner, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Garner where she received her education, graduating from Garner High...
Janet Rae Stewart
Tuesday, November 29, 1949 - Monday, January 02, 2017
Janet Rae Stewart
Born on November 29, 1949 to Russell and Dorothy Jean (Llewellyn) Stewart of Bettendorf, Ia. Her younger years were spent in the Quad City area. She continued to college and completed her Medical Technologist Degree in Cedar Falls. Janet moved ...
Dr. Harry C. Rasdal
Tuesday, March 03, 1925 - Friday, December 30, 2016
Dr. Harry C. Rasdal
Harry was born on March 3, 1925 in Denison, Iowa to Donald D. Rasdal and Harriet R. (Chamberlain) Rasdal. Part of the Rasdal family occupation required frequent moves to other cities with the same employer. High school was in Charles City, Iowa in ...
Linda Karen Swanson
Wednesday, June 12, 1946 - Friday, December 30, 2016
Linda Karen Swanson
Linda Karen Swanson, the daughter of Hollis and Lois (Hagedorn) Koenig was born June 12, 1946 in Spencer, IA. Her childhood years were spent on a farm near Royal, IA, where she graduated from Royal High School in 1964. Linda married the love of her ...
Betty Joan Koster- Nellis
Sunday, November 06, 1932 - Wednesday, December 28, 2016
Betty Joan Koster- Nellis
Betty Joan Koster-Nellis, the daughter of Raymond and Magdeline (Dunn) Anderson was born in Wauseka, MN on November 6, 1932. Her childhood years were spent in the Everly, IA area where she attended school and graduated from Everly High School. ...
Lloyd G. Pettiecord
Sunday, July 31, 1932 - Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Lloyd G. Pettiecord
Lloyd Glenmore Pettiecord, the son of Elva and Orpha (Offield) Pettiecord was born on July 31, 1932 on a farm near Rodman, IA. When Lloyd was four the family moved to Emmetsburg, IA., where he went to country school until the seventh grade, he th...
Russell Wayne Hughes
Wednesday, December 29, 1926 - Sunday, December 18, 2016
Russell Wayne Hughes
Russell Wayne Hughes, the son of Owen and Marie (Libby) Hughes was born December 29, 1926 at home near Peterson, IA. His childhood years were spent in the Peterson area, where he attended school and graduated from Rembrandt High School in 1945. ...
Richard Albert Reynolds
Thursday, June 30, 1927 - Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Richard Albert Reynolds
Florence Alma Rusch
Monday, February 19, 1912 - Monday, December 12, 2016
Florence Alma Rusch
Florence Alma Rusch, the daughter of Roy T. and Ella (Moon) Pullen, was born February 19, 1912 in Spencer, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent on a farm north of Spencer. She attended Spencer schools, where she graduated from Spencer High School. ...
Lois Boers Adams
Thursday, September 02, 1920 - Thursday, December 08, 2016
Lois Boers Adams
Lois B. Adams, the daughter of Edward and Lenora (Brown) Boers, was born September 2, 1920 in Milford, Iowa. She was raised in Milford and after the death of her father from injuries received in WWI, her mother remarried and she was raised by ...
Vivian Arlene Cook
Saturday, August 06, 1927 - Tuesday, December 06, 2016
Vivian Arlene Cook
Vivian Arlene Cook, the daughter of Theodore and Clara (Lemme) Julson, was born on August 6, 1927, in Colton, SD. She attended country schools in the Colton area and then went to school in Sioux Falls and graduated from Washington High School in 19...
Inez M. Rossiter
Saturday, May 12, 1934 - Thursday, December 01, 2016
Inez M. Rossiter
Inez Marguerite Rossiter of Spencer was welcomed to heaven by her Savior on December 1, 2016. She was a devoted wife of 58 years to Marvin, a loving mother to her children Mark Marvin -- who is also with her in paradise -- Kimberly Ann Cloyd (Mi...
Dorothy M. Beck
Tuesday, September 08, 1925 - Thursday, December 01, 2016
Dorothy M. Beck
Dorothy M. Beck, the daughter of Bayard Franklin and Alta Vera Fink Taylor, was born September 8, 1925 in Langdon, Iowa. Dorothy received her early education and graduated from the Lake Center School. Dorothy married Robert Ernest Beck on Sept...
Lucille Harriet Rusk
Wednesday, April 12, 1922 - Monday, November 28, 2016
Lucille Harriet Rusk
Lucille Harriet (Adams) Rusk was born April 12, 1922, on the family farm outside of Rossie, Iowa. The fifth of eight children to William Russell and Jo Hannah (Siefken) Adams, Lucy attended the Rossie Consolidated School and graduated in 1941. Lucy ...
Service of Remembrance 2016
Monday, November 28, 2016 - Monday, November 28, 2016
Service of Remembrance 2016
Warner Funeral Home, Hospice of Spencer Hospital, Abben Cancer Center and Area Churches invite you to join us at a candlelight "Service of Remembrance". Anyone who has experienced the death of a loved one is welcome to attend. It will be held at 6:...
Jean Denise Tennant
Wednesday, January 20, 1954 - Friday, November 25, 2016
Jean Denise Tennant
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be designated to People For Pets in Spencer. Jean Denise Tennant, the daughter of Fred and Joyce (Silva) Tennant, was born January 20, 1954, in San Diego, California. Her childhood years were spent in San Di...
Ernest 'Paul' Hansen
Sunday, March 10, 1929 - Saturday, November 19, 2016
Ernest 'Paul' Hansen
Rev. Ernest Paul Hansen was born on March 10, 1929, in Pipestone, MN to Ernest Fred and Catherine (Christiansen) Hansen. He grew up on a farm near Jasper, MN and was the oldest of six children. He attended a one room school house until 8th grade...
Maxwell Joseph Koch
Saturday, April 05, 1930 - Saturday, November 19, 2016
Maxwell Joseph Koch
Maxwell Joseph Koch, the son of Mike and Madeline (Schmid) Koch was born April 5, 1930 in Peterson, IA. His childhood years were spent in the Spencer area, where he graduated from Spencer High School in 1948. He went on to attend the University ...
Gladys 'Birdie' Ilene Tibbetts
Tuesday, February 03, 1925 - Friday, November 18, 2016
Gladys 'Birdie' Ilene Tibbetts
Gladys 'Birdie' Ilene Tibbetts, the daughter of Clayton and Myrtle (Prentice) Birchard, was born February 3, 1925, in Ayrshire, Iowa. She graduated from Milford High School in 1942. Following graduation, she worked at the Fostoria Bank for four yea...
Charles William Huberg
Friday, October 04, 1935 - Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Charles William Huberg
Charles William Huberg, the son of Hjelmer and Dorothy Zieman Huberg, was born October 4, 1935 on the family farm outside of Royal. He grew up on that farm and received his education from Royal High School. Following graduation, Charles drove truck a...
Roger Dean Foley
Thursday, May 17, 1928 - Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Roger Dean Foley
In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established by the family. Roger Dean Foley, the son of William and Goldie (Guertin) Foley was born May 17, 1928 in Sibley, IA. His childhood years were spent in the Sibley area, where he graduated from...
Beth Darlene Bohrns
Saturday, January 31, 1925 - Monday, November 14, 2016
Beth Darlene Bohrns
Beth Darlene Bohrns, the daughter of David and Jeannie Pollock Johnson, was born January 31, 1925 in Haydock, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Chariton, where she received her education. Beth continued her education at St Francis Hospital i...
Donald Duane 'Bud' Lamaak
Sunday, December 08, 1929 - Saturday, November 12, 2016
Donald Duane 'Bud' Lamaak
Donald Duane Lamaak, born December 8, 1929, in Herring, Iowa (Sac County) to John and Carrie (Sinning) Lamaak. He was baptized at Wheatland Presbyterian Manse, Breda, IA on January 23, 1934. Donald (Don or Bud) later joined Peace Lutheran Chur...
Jack H. Porter
Tuesday, February 08, 1927 - Wednesday, November 09, 2016
Jack H. Porter
Jack Harrison Porter, the son of John and Gertrude (Frahm) Porter, was born February 8, 1927 in Mankato, MN. His childhood years were spent in Mankato where he received his early education. His family later moved to Ft. Dodge, IA, where he con...
Betty Lea Schwarck
Thursday, February 16, 1922 - Wednesday, November 09, 2016
Betty Lea Schwarck
Betty Lea Schwarck, the daughter of John and Alma (Pattee) Pullen, was born February 16, 1922 in Spencer, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Spencer, where she received her education, graduating from Spencer High School. Betty married Myr...
Richard 'Dick' Wayne Wittrock
Monday, May 06, 1935 - Thursday, November 03, 2016
Richard 'Dick' Wayne Wittrock
Richard Wayne Wittrock, the son of Edward and Annetta (Troxel) Wittrock, was born May 6, 1935 in Sutherland, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Hartley, Iowa, where he received his education, graduating from Hartley High School. After his scho...
Delores Marie Colling
Wednesday, January 10, 1923 - Wednesday, November 02, 2016
Delores Marie Colling
Delores, the daughter of William and Mary (Schneiders) Bohlke, was born on January 10, 1923, on the family farm near Granville, Iowa. She received her early education attending a one-room schoolhouse near Granville. Dee left school in the 8th...
Dorothy Veitch
Thursday, November 22, 1917 - Saturday, October 29, 2016
Dorothy Veitch
Dorothy C. Veitch, the daughter of Walter and Elsie (Coleman) Henry, was born in Linden, Iowa. As a child, the family lived in communities of Linden, Everly, Hartley and eventually settling in Spencer. Dorothy graduated from Spencer High School in ...
Constance 'Connie' Williams
Tuesday, September 27, 1932 - Friday, October 28, 2016
Constance 'Connie' Williams
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Senior Activity Center or the Faith Lutheran Church both in Spencer. Constance 'Connie' Coan Williams, the daughter of Louis and Viola (Mayou) Dehrkoop, was born September 27, 1932 in Hartley, I...
Beverly Jean Dunkelberger
Wednesday, December 02, 1942 - Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Beverly Jean Dunkelberger
Beverly Jean Dunkelberger, the daughter of Ewald "Nick" and Arlene (Noble) Holler, was born December 2, 1942 in Correctionville, IA. Her childhood years were spent in the communities of Correctionville, Washta and Alta, Iowa until moving to a farm n...
Danny Dean Leslie
Tuesday, June 23, 1959 - Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Danny Dean Leslie
Danny Dean Leslie, the son of Lawrence William and Peggy Ann (Mangels) Leslie, was born on June 23, 1959 in Hartley, Iowa. He was raised in Everly where he started his schooling then moving to Gillett Grove when he was in 6th grade, attending So...
Jane Marie Byrn
Saturday, November 13, 1926 - Monday, October 24, 2016
Jane Marie Byrn
Jane Marie Byrn, the daughter of Horatio and Kathryn (Morse) Kile, was born November 13, 1926, in Willoughby, Ohio. Her childhood years were spent in Kirtland, Ohio, where she graduated from Kirtland High School in 1944. She attended Baldwin Wallac...
June M. Thiesen Campbell
Tuesday, June 26, 1928 - Thursday, October 20, 2016
June M. Thiesen Campbell
June M. Thiesen Campbell, the daughter of Carl and Clara (Petersen) Wilson, was born June 26, 1928 in Gilmore City, IA. Her childhood years were spent in Ayrshire, Iowa, where she received her education, graduating from Silver Lake Consolidated. Af...
Helen Darlene Duhn
Wednesday, September 02, 1925 - Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Helen Darlene Duhn
Alice Laota Dotson
Sunday, October 22, 1916 - Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Alice Laota Dotson
Alice Laota Robinson was born on October 22nd, 1916 in rural Kanawha, Iowa to Carl & Sadie Robinson. Alice was the seventh of eight children. After graduation from Kanawha High School, Alice received a teaching certificate from Morningside Colle...
Juanita G. Peterson
Friday, September 04, 1925 - Monday, October 17, 2016
Juanita G. Peterson
Juanita Grace Haburn Peterson was born September 4, 1925 to Lloyd E. and Grace J. (Combes) Haburn on a farm near Nemaha, Iowa. Her childhood was spent in rural NW Iowa and southern Minnesota. She graduated from Excelsior High School in 1943 and after...
Dale Binning
Monday, August 22, 1938 - Sunday, October 16, 2016
Dale Binning
Richard Ries
Friday, October 22, 1948 - Thursday, October 13, 2016
Richard Ries
Ronald Van Pelt
Tuesday, December 31, 1946 - Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Ronald Van Pelt
Ronald Craig Van Pelt was born Dec 31st, 1946 to Ray & Myrna (VerHoef) Van Pelt in Orange City, IA. He graduated from Orange City High School in 1965 and received his Associate's Degree at the Automotive Trade School of Sheldon. Ron worked for...
Cody Amos Connor
Sunday, June 12, 1988 - Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Cody Amos Connor
Cody Amos Connor, the son of Richard Skow and Karen LeClair Connor, was born June 12, 1988 in Spencer, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Spencer and several other communities in Iowa, where he received his education. He graduated...
Brian Cory
Monday, April 24, 1950 - Monday, October 10, 2016
Brian Cory
Brian Elliott Cory, the son of Francis and Margoret (Betts) Melanson was born April 24, 1950 in Manchester, NH. His childhood years were spent in Manchester area, where he attended school and graduated from Manchester High School. Brian e...
Faye Minerva Beck
Thursday, April 06, 1916 - Sunday, October 09, 2016
Faye Minerva Beck
Faye Minerva (Whitford) Beck was born April 6, 1916 on a farm northwest of Ruthven, IA in Palo Alto County. Faye was the fifth daughter born, followed by two sons, totaling seven children born to Charles Henry and Grace Ann (Brown) Whitford. Fay...
Duane Henry Nagel
Monday, January 21, 1952 - Saturday, October 08, 2016
Duane Henry Nagel
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Abben Cancer Center, Spencer Hospice, First English Lutheran Church in Spencer or the Iowa Great Lakes Lutheran School in Spencer. Duane Henry Nagel, the son of Herman and Zipora (Braunschw...
Gary Stover
Sunday, April 24, 1938 - Thursday, October 06, 2016
Gary Stover
Gary Merle Stover, the son of Merle and Eula (Baedke) Stover, was born April 24, 1938, on the family farm near Havelock, Iowa. Gary received his early education attending school in Laurens and graduated from Laurens High School. Gary entered th...
Marie Leone Clarke
Sunday, October 02, 1921 - Thursday, October 06, 2016
Marie Leone Clarke
Marie L. Clarke was born October 2, 1921 in Ruthven, IA to Ernest and Grace Sampson Spaulding. She spent her childhood years in the Ruthven, Lost Island and Lake Center area. She married Charles J. Clarke on December 28, 1942 who preceded her in d...
Fern Minnie Wohlers
Wednesday, May 12, 1920 - Tuesday, October 04, 2016
Fern Minnie Wohlers
Fern Minnie Wohlers, the daughter of Ed and Elsie Brandt Meyer, was born May 12, 1920 in Sherburn, MN. Fern grew up on a farm near Sherburn and attended Martin County Country School. On November 29, 1939, Fern married Fred Henry Wohlers in Est...
Dann Douglas Hyde
Thursday, August 09, 1951 - Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Dann Douglas Hyde
Dann Douglas Hyde, the son of Jack and Myrtle (Pinneke) Hyde, was born August 9, 1951 in Mason City, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Ventura, Iowa right next to the water tower. He graduated from Ventura High School and later attended Hamil...
Joyce Dingman
Sunday, March 04, 1934 - Monday, September 19, 2016
Joyce Dingman
Joyce Elaine Dingman, the daughter of Harold and Hattie (Sykes) Smith was born March 4, 1934 at home in rural Ruthven, IA. Her childhood years were spent in the Ruthven area where she attended school, graduating from Ruthven High School. J...
Brent Thomas Goetz
Thursday, August 09, 1956 - Saturday, September 17, 2016
Brent Thomas Goetz
Brent Thomas Goetz, the son of Paul and Margaret 'Mickey' (Sinnott) Goetz, was born August 9, 1956 in Omaha, NE. His childhood years were spent in Sioux City, IA, where he graduated from Blessed Sacrament Grade School and Heelan High School in 1975 ...
Darrell 'Duke' Johnson
Thursday, April 12, 1928 - Friday, September 16, 2016
Darrell 'Duke' Johnson
Darrell Duane Johnson passed away at Longhouse Care Center on Friday, September 16, 2016. He was born in Spencer, Iowa, on April 12, 1928, to parents, Ralph Henry and Edith Delilah (Simmons) Johnson. He was better known to everyone as "Duke." H...
James Howard Breffle
Tuesday, August 25, 1942 - Wednesday, September 07, 2016
James Howard Breffle
James Howard Breffle, 74, of Spencer, Iowa died September 7, 2016 at his home. James Howard Breffle, son of Robert and Violet White Breffle was born August 25, 1942 in Lake Park, Iowa. On October 25, 1969 he was united in marriage to Nanc...
Charlotte Ann Amis
Sunday, April 09, 1922 - Monday, September 05, 2016
Charlotte Ann Amis
Charlotte Ann (Barglof) Amis was born April 9, 1922 to Elmer Albi and Carrie Marie (DeFrain) on the family farm in Greensville, IA. The family moved into Greenville in 1931. Charlotte was involved in school activities, 4-H and youth groups at th...
Phil Hurst
Monday, June 24, 1946 - Friday, September 02, 2016
Phil Hurst
Philip LeRoy Hurst was born on June 24, 1946 to Helen Ardell Clark and Albert Eugene Hurst in Cherokee, Iowa. At the age of 5, he moved with his family to Greenville, Iowa. He graduated from Greenville Rossie High School and began college at Iowa Sta...
Doris Christine Munger
Monday, March 05, 1928 - Thursday, September 01, 2016
Doris Christine Munger
Doris Christine Munger, the daughter of Morris and Agnes (Nielsen) Dalby, was born March 5, 1928 in Huntley, IL. Her childhood years were spent in Dundee, IL, where she received her education, graduating from Dundee High School. On February...
Lucille Marjorie Curry
Tuesday, January 16, 1934 - Thursday, September 01, 2016
Lucille Marjorie Curry
Lucille Marjorie Curry, the daughter of Emil and Ethel (Lawrence) Skartwed, was born on January 16, 1934 in Emmetsburg, Iowa. She was raised and attended school in Emmetsburg and graduated from high school in 1952. She then went on and attended Buena...
Gary Joseph Nepper
Friday, January 14, 1944 - Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Gary Joseph Nepper
Gary Joseph Nepper, the son of Joseph and Arvilla (McCaffery) Nepper, was born on January 14, 1944, in Ida Grove, IA. He was raised and received his education in Ida Grove and graduated from Ida Grove High School. After graduation, Gary live...
Gwen Marie Howe
Wednesday, September 11, 1929 - Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Gwen Marie Howe
Gwen Marie Howe, the daughter of John William and Mary Pearl (Rose) Lane, was born September 11, 1929 in Webb, Iowa. She grew up on a farm near Webb where she received her education, graduating from Ayrshire High School in 1947. Gwen marrie...
Steven Lambert Nolting
Saturday, August 17, 1946 - Sunday, August 28, 2016
Steven Lambert Nolting
Steven Lambert Nolting, the son of Lambert Fred and Jeanne Theda (Nattress) Nolting, was born August 17, 1946 in Fostoria, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in the Milford, Iowa area, where he received his education, graduating from Milford ...
Harry Robert Daniels, Sr.
Thursday, January 31, 1946 - Thursday, August 18, 2016
Harry Robert Daniels, Sr.
Harry Robert Daniels, Sr., the son of Gene and Edith (Casteel) Daniels, was born January 31, 1946, in Centerville, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Davenport, Iowa, where he received his education. He entered the military on January 31, 1963,...
Virgil 'Chip' Ross
Thursday, February 25, 1960 - Sunday, August 14, 2016
Virgil 'Chip' Ross
Chip was born on February 25, 1960. He was the son of Virgil and Anna Ross. He is survived by son Cody of Rock Valley, daughter Dallas of Spencer, daughter Stephanie of Alabama, daughter Chastity of Texas, ex-wife Mary of Spencer, sister Sheryl and b...
Lois Johnson
Tuesday, May 16, 1933 - Saturday, August 13, 2016
Lois Johnson
Lois Arlene Johnson, the daughter of Forrest and Opal (White) Forsyth was born May 16, 1933 in rural Fonda, IA. Her childhood years were spent in the Newell, IA area where she attended school at Newell Providence High School. Lois married...
Joyce Wampler
Friday, November 07, 1930 - Thursday, August 11, 2016
Joyce Wampler
Joyce Wampler passed away on Thursday Aug 11th in Bellevue, Washington. Joyce was born November 7th, 1930 to Hap and Fran Ketelsen in the small farming town of Everly, Iowa. Raised on the family farm and cattle ranches in Wyoming, Joyce at...
Mary Arline Waggoner
Friday, November 22, 1929 - Thursday, August 11, 2016
Mary Arline Waggoner
Doris Steele
Sunday, March 28, 1920 - Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Doris Steele
Doris Lavonne Steele was born March 28, 1920, to Warren and Laura Bunce Fredenburg in Grant Township north of Sutherland. Her early childhood education occurred in country schools near Calumet, Sutherland, and St. Peter, MN. The family moved bac...
Luella Adeline Huckfelt
Monday, July 25, 1927 - Saturday, August 06, 2016
Luella Adeline Huckfelt
Luella Adeline Huckfelt, the daughter of Milford and Lenora (Miller) Crawford, was born July 25, 1927 in Canton, SD. Her childhood years were spent in Canton, where she received her education, graduating from Canton High School. She was a membe...
Jacob Allen McCreary
Thursday, December 13, 1990 - Saturday, August 06, 2016
Jacob Allen McCreary
Jacob Allen McCreary, the son of Mark McCreary and Tonia Roede, was born December 13, 1990 in Spirit Lake, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Langdon, Iowa, where he received his education in nearby Terril and Spencer schools, graduating fr...
Charity Jo Chapman
Thursday, May 15, 1980 - Saturday, August 06, 2016
Charity Jo Chapman
Charity Jo Chapman, was born on May 15, 1980, to Steve and Kay (Wells) Chapman. She grew up in the Laurens-Marathon area where she made lots of friends. She enjoyed doing things with her family and friends. Charity enjoyed doing chuckwagon races w...
Everett C. Nelson
Wednesday, August 24, 1927 - Saturday, August 06, 2016
Everett C. Nelson
Everett C. Nelson, 88, passed away Saturday, August 6, 2016 at Stetson Court Living in Stockton. Everett was born August 24, 1927 in Superior, IA to Jens and Lettie Nelson. He was a 57 year resident of Tracy, CA. He served in the US Army and US Air...
Evaline Janet Froehlich
Sunday, June 13, 1920 - Thursday, August 04, 2016
Evaline Janet Froehlich
Evaline Janet Grendler Froehlich was born June 13, 1920, the daughter of Herman and Agnes Lorenz Grendler of Everly, Iowa. She was raised on a farm and attended Everly School, and went on to attend National Business School in Sioux City, Iowa. ...
Ruth Jane Fieselmann
Friday, January 23, 1925 - Wednesday, August 03, 2016
Ruth Jane Fieselmann
Ruth Jane (McCutcheon) Fieselmann, 91, formerly of Spencer died August 3, 2016, at Bickford Senior Living in Ames, Iowa. Ruth was born on January 23, 1925, in Traer, Iowa, to Arthur and Louise McCutcheon. She grew up with younger brother, ...
John 'Gerald' VerMeer
Monday, September 11, 1944 - Tuesday, August 02, 2016
John 'Gerald' VerMeer
John Gerald VerMeer, the son of Case and Pauline (Breeman) VerMeer, was born September 11, 1944 in Rock Rapids, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Rock Rapids, where he received his education. Gerald married Sydney Hammer on Novembe...
John Howe
Thursday, April 25, 1946 - Monday, August 01, 2016
John Howe
John Edward Howe, 70, passed away peacefully on August 1 at Manzano Del Sol, the Good Samaritan Society care center, Albuquerque NM. John was the only child of William and Agnes E. (Fell) Howe (d: 1996); and was a grandson of John (d: 1934) and Mar...
Lera Jean Johnson
Thursday, December 01, 1921 - Monday, August 01, 2016
Lera Jean Johnson
Lera Jean (Spletter) Johnson, the daughter of Max and Leatha Spletter was born Dec. 1, 1921. She spent her grade school and high school years at Spencer Schools and had perfect attendance the entire time with the exception of one day her senior y...
Cleo Hill
Saturday, June 10, 1933 - Thursday, July 28, 2016
Cleo Hill
Cleo Jean (Chesley) Hill, the daughter of Earl and Kathryn Chesley was born June 10, 1933, in Sutherland, IA. Cleo's childhood years were centered in Sutherland until graduation from high school, when she started taking classes at Morningside Colle...
Stanley W. Hillmer
Monday, August 31, 1931 - Monday, July 25, 2016
Stanley W. Hillmer
Stanley William Hillmer, age 84, died on July 25, 2016 in Ruthven, IA. Stan was born in Mallard, IA on August 31, 1931. The fifth of six children, Stan spent his childhood in Mallard, eventually graduating from high school there. Stan served ...
Shirley Maxine Gifford
Wednesday, May 28, 1924 - Saturday, July 16, 2016
Shirley Maxine Gifford
Shirley Maxine Gifford, the daughter of Esten Wellington & Bessie Mae (Todd) Inman, was born May 28, 1924 at home in Spencer, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Spencer, where she attended Spencer schools. Shirley worked at M & JR Ha...
Maurene Rae Ogburn
Sunday, June 18, 1944 - Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Maurene Rae Ogburn
Maurene Rae Ogburn, eldest daughter of Ray and Irene (DeBaker) Schneckloth, was born in Moline, Illinois, on June 18, 1944. Maurene's childhood years were spent in Moline where she attended Catholic schools. She graduated from Alleman High School in...
Harry 'Dean' Tuttle
Wednesday, October 29, 1941 - Monday, July 04, 2016
Harry 'Dean' Tuttle
Harry Dean Tuttle, the son of Harry and Josephine (Black) Tuttle was born October 29, 1941 in Spencer, IA. His childhood years were spent in the Spencer area where he attended school. Dean worked as a bartender, photographer and a wedding ...
Ann Marie Hillmer
Friday, July 18, 1930 - Saturday, July 02, 2016
Ann Marie Hillmer
Ann Hillmer, age 85, of Spencer, IA, died on July 2, 2016, at N. C. Little Hospice in Edina, MN. Ann was born in Curlew, IA, the third of four children. She graduated from Curlew High School where she was a part of a basketball team that competed ...
Delores 'Dee' Faye Chamberlain
Saturday, June 03, 1922 - Thursday, June 30, 2016
Delores 'Dee' Faye Chamberlain
A lifelong teacher, Delores was always teaching wherever she went. She was born at Walnut Grove, Minnesota, on Saturday, June 3, 1922, to Opal Oliver (Shoemaker) Miller and Carl Henry Miller. She graduated from Lanesboro High School in Lanesboro, I...
Estelle Jane Handy
Thursday, November 02, 1933 - Thursday, June 30, 2016
Estelle Jane Handy
Estelle Jane Handy, the daughter of Earl Ralph and Esther Irene Taylor Smith, was born November 2, 1933 in Dickens, Iowa. Estelle was raised on a farm near Ayrshire and received her early education and graduated from the Ayrshire High School. Estel...
Roger Charles Hill
Saturday, August 16, 1930 - Monday, June 27, 2016
Roger Charles Hill
Roger Charles Hill, the son of Harry and Emma (Kaiser) Hill was born August 16, 1930, in Sutherland, IA. His childhood years were spent in the Sutherland area where he attended school, graduating from Sutherland High School in 1948. With a quest...
Kenneth L. Ebel
Monday, February 20, 1961 - Sunday, June 26, 2016
Kenneth L. Ebel
Kenneth (Kenny) Lloyd Ebel, the son of Ernest and Betty (Dorman) Ebel, was born February 20, 1961, in Spencer, Iowa. Kenny received his education and graduated from Spencer High School in 1979. He spent a majority of his adult life working in ...
Marilyn Ruth Schimmer
Thursday, January 24, 1935 - Friday, June 24, 2016
Marilyn Ruth Schimmer
In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established by the family. Marilyn Ruth Schimmer, the daughter of Phillip and Eleanor (Miles) Miller, was born January 24, 1935, in Storm Lake, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent on a farm north of S...
Jon S. Beck
Saturday, January 07, 1950 - Friday, June 24, 2016
Jon S. Beck
Jon Stuart Beck the son of Joseph and Lucille (Bolyard) Beck was born on January 7, 1950 in Spencer, Iowa. He grew up in the Gillett Grove area, graduating from South Clay in 1968. He lived in the Greenville area where he farmed for many years. ...
Donna Lee Harrison
Saturday, November 03, 1934 - Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Donna Lee Harrison
Donna Lee Harrison, the daughter of Roy and Frances (Beving) Fiedler, was born November 3, 1934, in Spencer, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Spencer where she received her education, graduating from Spencer High School. Donna married G...
Harvey Dean Tielbur
Friday, October 12, 1934 - Friday, June 17, 2016
Harvey Dean Tielbur
Harvey Dean Tielbur, son of Harco and Golda (Kruckman) Tielbur was born October 12, 1934, on a farm in Palo Alto County. He received his education at Cornell through the 10th grade, and finished high school through the military in Nogoya, Japan...
Sherry Kae Nelson
Saturday, April 02, 1966 - Thursday, June 16, 2016
Sherry Kae Nelson
Sherry Kae Nelson, the daughter of Bobbie Rae Menke Sr. and Betty Lou Kramer, was born April 2, 1966 in Spencer, Iowa. Sherry was raised in Webb, Iowa and went to South Clay School. She was the Homecoming Queen her senior year and graduated in 1984...
Karen Nellis
Friday, January 29, 1943 - Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Karen Nellis
Karen Fay "Grandma" Nellis, the twin daughter of Cecil and Ruth (Stoner) Waggoner was born January 29, 1943, in Sioux Rapids, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Spencer, Iowa, where she received her early education. On November 15, 1...
Phyllis M. Steele
Wednesday, March 25, 1925 - Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Phyllis M. Steele
Judith 'Judy' Mae Lewis
Thursday, March 04, 1943 - Sunday, June 12, 2016
Judith 'Judy' Mae Lewis
Judith 'Judy' Mae Lewis was born to Earl and Helen (Edgecomb) Liester March 4, 1943 in Heron Lake, MN. Judy spent her childhood years in West Salem, WI until her family moved to Ruthven, IA at the age of 10. Growing up she detasseled and worke...
Kristine 'Kris' Van Berkum
Friday, April 03, 1959 - Sunday, June 12, 2016
Kristine 'Kris'  Van Berkum
On April 3, 1959, Kristine Anne Van Berkum was welcomed into the loving home of her parents, Paul and Helen Mefferd, one brother, and five sisters. Since Kris arrived nearly ten years after the last sibling, she was totally adored. Kris was always ...
Sheryl Lee Anderson
Thursday, May 29, 1941 - Friday, June 10, 2016
Sheryl Lee Anderson
Sheryl Lee Anderson, the daughter of Raymond & Clarice (Johnson) Nation, was born on May 29, 1941 at Ft. Dodge, Iowa. She was baptized & confirmed in the Lutheran Church. She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Marathon for 57 years....
Pieternelle 'Nell' Dykshoorn
Wednesday, November 14, 1928 - Wednesday, June 08, 2016
Pieternelle 'Nell' Dykshoorn
Pieternelle Bessie Dykshoorn, the daughter of Bas and Martha (Herrewynen) Dekker, was born November 14, 1928 in Boyden, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Sheldon, where she received her education, graduating from Sheldon High School. Nel...
Larry Lynn Anderson
Thursday, September 30, 1937 - Monday, June 06, 2016
Larry Lynn Anderson
Larry Lynn Anderson, son of Osmund and Jeanette Patterson Anderson was born in Marathon, Iowa on September 30, 1937. He was baptized and confirmed at the United Methodist Church in Marathon of which he was a member for over 60 years. Larry att...
Edith Elizabeth Bjorklund
Monday, March 01, 1943 - Monday, June 06, 2016
Edith Elizabeth Bjorklund
Edith Elizabeth Bjorklund, the daughter of John and Ruby (Negus) Anderson, was born March 1, 1943 in Marathon, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Marathon, where she received her education graduating from Marathon High School. Edith ...
Raymond Franklin Banks
Wednesday, October 06, 1920 - Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Raymond Franklin Banks
Raymond Franklin Banks, the son of Merrill and Leana (Case) Banks, was born October 6, 1920 in Clay County, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Spencer, where he received his education. Raymond married Edith 'Eleanor' (Knight) Banks o...
Marilyn Jean Kruse
Monday, July 06, 1936 - Saturday, May 28, 2016
Marilyn Jean Kruse
Marilyn Jean Kruse, the daughter of Adrian 'Tuffy' and Pearl (Chatfield) Hughes, was born July 6, 1936 in Spencer, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Spencer, where she received her education, graduating from Spencer High School in 1955. After...
Marjorie 'Marge' Batcheler
Thursday, October 21, 1920 - Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Marjorie 'Marge' Batcheler
Marjorie (Marge) Viola Batcheler, born October, 21, 1920, to John Bendix and Anna Christena (Sarvold) Lundt, on a farm south of Webb, IA. Marge graduated from Gillette Grove Public School. Marge married Loyd Joseph Batcheler September 4, 194...
JR 'Junior' Williams
Wednesday, January 11, 1933 - Monday, May 23, 2016
JR 'Junior' Williams
Emmett B. 'Junior' Williams, the son of Emmett and Bertha (Kruckman) Williams, was born January 11, 1933 in Clinton, MO. He was raised and received his early education around the Rembrandt and Sioux Rapids area. On January 13, 1952, he mar...
Donna Mae Yeager
Thursday, May 04, 1939 - Sunday, May 22, 2016
Donna Mae Yeager
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to CAASA or the Abben Cancer Center in Spencer. Donna Mae Yeager, the daughter of Noel and Ruth (Mann) Orcutt, was born May 4, 1939 in Indianola, IA. Her childhood years were spent in in Sioux R...
Barry Dean Strang
Sunday, April 13, 1958 - Friday, May 20, 2016
Barry Dean Strang
Jeanne Marie Bogenrief
Tuesday, November 09, 1954 - Thursday, May 19, 2016
Jeanne Marie Bogenrief
Jeanne Marie (Stoltze) Bogenrief was born November 9, 1954, to Carl and Cora (Moore) Stoltze. She was raised on a family farm outside of Hinton, Iowa, where she learned her work ethics which she carried on her whole life. She attended Hinton Schoo...
Lois Fliss
Sunday, July 28, 1929 - Thursday, May 19, 2016
Lois Fliss
Lois Ethlyn Fliss, the daughter of Conrad and Claaska (Meyer) Winterboer was born July 28, 1929 in Everly, IA. Her childhood years were spent in the Everly area, where she attended school and graduated from Everly High School. Lois married...
Dennis Dean Mersch
Wednesday, October 27, 1943 - Sunday, May 15, 2016
Dennis Dean Mersch
Muriel Mae Johnson
Monday, October 03, 1921 - Saturday, May 14, 2016
Muriel Mae Johnson
Muriel Mae Johnson the daughter of Archie and Charlotte (Vander Hoff) Hines, was born on October 3, 1921, on a farm near Royal, IA. She received her education in country schools and graduated from Royal High School in 1939. After graduation, she att...
Theodore 'Ted' Hubert Feekes
Sunday, November 28, 1920 - Friday, May 13, 2016
Theodore 'Ted' Hubert Feekes
Theodore 'Ted' Hubert Feekes, the son of Gradus and Rena (Vanden Hul) Feekes, was born November 28, 1920, in Sioux Center, Iowa where he attended Christian and Public Schools. Following his schooling, he attended welding classes in Lake View, ...
Gerald William Boyer
Sunday, February 24, 1924 - Sunday, May 08, 2016
Gerald William Boyer
Gerald William Boyer, the son of William and Daisy (Shields) Boyer, was born February 24, 1924 in Scranton, IA, where his dad ran an automotive repair shop in Winterset. They moved to Wallingford, where they attended country schools and he help...
Lois Werts
Friday, September 24, 1926 - Thursday, May 05, 2016
Lois Werts
Lois Lorene Werts, the daughter of Thomas and Margaret Hanna was born September 24, 1926 in Spencer, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent on a farm in northwest Spencer. She attended Riverton #3 Country School, her family then sold their farm to St...
Brenda Holst
Monday, February 17, 1969 - Wednesday, May 04, 2016
Brenda Holst
Brenda Ann Holst, the daughter of Jerry and Pat (Cutting) Holst was born on February 17, 1969, in Hartley, IA. Her childhood years were spent in the Everly, IA, area where she attended school, graduating from Everly High School in 1988. Br...
Laura Ida Conner
Wednesday, August 10, 1910 - Monday, May 02, 2016
Laura Ida Conner
Born on August 10, 1910, on a farm in rural Dickinson County, Iowa, Laura Ida Philiph Conner was the middle daughter of Ben and Bertha Philiph. She died at St. Luke Nursing Home in Spencer, Iowa, on May 2, 2016, at the age of 105. She graduated fro...
Jack Art Schoelerman
Friday, November 07, 1941 - Friday, April 29, 2016
Jack Art Schoelerman
Jackie 'Jack' Art Schoelerman, the son of Arthur and Edna (Wede) Schoelerman was born November 7, 1941 in Spencer, IA. His childhood years were spent in the Everly, IA area, where he attended school, graduating from Everly High School. Ja...
Justin Ray Miller
Monday, October 27, 1975 - Friday, April 29, 2016
Justin Ray Miller
Justin Ray Miller, the son of Larry and Pamela (Johnson) Miller, was born on October 27, 1975 in Spencer, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Everly, IA, where he received his education, graduating from Clay Central-Everly High School in 1994. ...
Terrance Lee Bean
Monday, August 18, 1941 - Friday, April 29, 2016
Terrance Lee Bean
Terrance Lee Bean was born August 18, 1941 in Brown County at Comfrey, MN to Richard and Mildred (Metteer) Bean. He was baptized in 1948 along with his sisters and father in their home in Blue Earth, MN. He attended schools in Blue Earth, Mn, ...
Marlene Catherine Garot
Tuesday, March 02, 1937 - Friday, April 29, 2016
Marlene Catherine Garot
Marlene Catherine Garot, the daughter of Arnold Paul Kreutzberg and Dolores Kreutzberg, was born March 2, 1937 and went to be with the Lord on April 29, 2016. She is survived by her estranged husband, Richard Garot, her five children: Christina Garo...
Arlene Joyce Nelson
Friday, February 11, 1927 - Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Arlene Joyce Nelson
Arlene Joyce (Goyette) Nelson, the daughter of Ollie and Ione Goyette, was born on February 11, 1927. Her childhood years were spent in Royal, IA where she received her education, graduating from Royal High School. She moved to Des Moines, IA to wo...
Betty Engelke
Thursday, July 07, 1949 - Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Betty Engelke
Betty Lorraine Andersen, the daughter of Hans and Norma (Appledorn) Andersen, was born July 7, 1949 in Primghar, Iowa. She grew up in and around Paullina, Iowa where she graduated from Paullina High School in 1968. Betty married Brian En...
Helen Regina Bohr
Tuesday, August 18, 1925 - Sunday, April 24, 2016
Helen Regina Bohr
Helen Regina Bohr was born August 18, 1925 in Kimball, South Dakota to Fred and Susan (Blasius) Schoenfelder. She grew up on her parents' farm near Plankinton, South Dakota. During her teenage years she stayed in the town of Plankinton, working for...
Patricia Droll
Tuesday, August 09, 1927 - Saturday, April 23, 2016
Patricia Droll
Patricia (Linnihan) Droll, only child of Terry and Betty Linnihan was born in LaCrosse, Wisconsin on August 9, 1927. The Linnihans moved to the Everly area in 1933 where Terry and Betty managed the local grain elevator. 'Patty' enjoyed reading and sp...
John Leonard Ihnen
Thursday, September 20, 1962 - Sunday, April 17, 2016
John Leonard Ihnen
Johnathon "John" Leonard Ihnen was killed in a tragic vehicle accident on Sunday, April 17, 2016, that took his life at the age of 53. On September 20, 1962, John was born in California, and as a baby his family moved to Illinois where he grew...
Rebecca 'Becky' Joyce Vander Tuig
Monday, September 10, 1951 - Saturday, April 16, 2016
Rebecca 'Becky' Joyce Vander Tuig
In Lieu of Flowers, Memorials will be used to set up an endowment fund for pediatric cancer patients in Becky's name. Rebecca 'Becky' Joyce Vander Tuig, the daughter of Robert and Barbara (Raber) Thunhorst, was born September 10, 1951 in LeMars, I...
Kathryn Odendahl
Tuesday, September 22, 1925 - Saturday, April 16, 2016
Kathryn Odendahl
Kathryn Odendahl, age 90, of Spencer, and formerly of Carroll, died Saturday, April 16, 2016 at the Spencer Hospital in Spencer, Iowa.
Orlyn Ray Wiemers
Sunday, December 08, 1935 - Thursday, April 14, 2016
Orlyn Ray Wiemers
Orlyn Ray Wiemers, the son of Lot and Ragelina (Sonius) Wiemers, was born December 8, 1935, in Spencer, Iowa. He grew up on a farm near Spencer where he received his early education in country schools in Summit Township, and later graduated fro...
Kenneth Roy Jones
Wednesday, May 02, 1951 - Monday, April 11, 2016
Kenneth Roy Jones
Kenneth Roy Jones, the son of James Marion and Esther (McCain) Jones, was born May 2, 1951 in Spirit Lake, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Spirit Lake where he received his early education until continuing his education at Gillett Grove...
Boyd McGee
Sunday, November 24, 1940 - Saturday, April 09, 2016
Boyd McGee
Boyd Keith McGee was born on November 24, 1940, to Keith and Christine (Kreutz) McGee. They lived on a farm near Quimby, Iowa. At this farm, he welcomed brothers Vincent, Donald, and Ronald. While there Boyd began school at Quimby Elementary ...
Lexa Marie Zalaznik
Sunday, June 01, 1980 - Saturday, April 09, 2016
Lexa Marie Zalaznik
Lexa Marie Zalaznik, the daughter of Kent Zalaznik and Yvonne Daugherty, was born June 1, 1980 in Sioux City, IA. Her parents brought her home on November 28, 1980. Lexa's childhood years were spent in Greenville and she attended school at Cla...
Joanne Arthur
Wednesday, September 16, 1931 - Tuesday, April 05, 2016
Joanne Arthur
Joanne Darlene Arthur the daughter of Otto and Ruby (Swartz) Schaper, was born on September 16, 1931, in Estherville, Iowa, She was raised and received her early education there, graduating from Estherville High School. She married William A...
Catherine Wyatt
Tuesday, July 03, 1917 - Saturday, April 02, 2016
Catherine Wyatt
Catherine Wyatt of Okoboji, IA passed away Saturday, April 2, 2016 to be with her Lord at the age of 98. What a wonderful life she lived! Cathie served the Lord in so many ways with her generous giving every day, being a role model, her positive...
Norman Carroll Bensene
Monday, December 10, 1928 - Friday, April 01, 2016
Norman Carroll Bensene
Norman Carroll Bensene, son of Glenn and Daisy Johnson Bensene, was born December 10th, 1928 in his maternal grandfather's home in Spencer, Iowa. Norman was raised in Fostoria, Iowa where his parents owned and operated The Bensene Hardware & Blacksm...
E.C. 'Pee Wee' Rogers
Friday, March 05, 1926 - Wednesday, March 30, 2016
E.C. 'Pee Wee' Rogers
Elwyn Charles "Pee Wee" Rogers, the son of Charles and Etta Estella Rogers, was born March 5, 1926 in Newell, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Newell, where he received his education, graduating from Newell High School. Following his sch...
Edna Marie Mett
Friday, February 05, 1932 - Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Edna Marie Mett
Edna Marie Mett, the daughter of John and Venita (Hansen) Westergard, was born on February 5, 1932, in Graettinger, IA. She was raised and attended country schools near Graettinger and graduating from Ruthven High School. After high school she moved...
Virginia Caroline Conlon
Wednesday, July 06, 1921 - Sunday, March 27, 2016
Virginia Caroline Conlon
Virginia Conlon, the daughter of Allen and Hazel (Cole) Blessing, was born July 6, 1921 in rural Greenville, Iowa. Virginia attended school in Cornell, Iowa where she graduated in 1939. Following graduation, she worked at Carroll's Bakery, where she...
Sharon Larson
Friday, September 15, 1944 - Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Sharon Larson
Sharon Larson, the daughter of Clarence and Lila Bumala Hosler, was born September 15, 1944 in Astoria, OR. She received her early education and graduated from the Astoria High School. She then attended Olympia College in Olympia, WA, where she gra...
Mary Belle Rinehart
Friday, June 21, 1935 - Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Mary Belle Rinehart
Mary Belle Rinehart, the daughter of William and Belle (Dickinson) Schomaker, was born June 21, 1935 in Spencer, IA. She was raised on a farm south of Rossie, IA, where she received her education. Mary Belle was active in 4-H and raised and showed ...
Doris Wiemers
Wednesday, January 09, 1935 - Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Doris Wiemers
Doris Ida Wiemers, 81, returned to her heavenly home on March 23, 2016, in Spencer, Iowa. Doris was born in Everly, Iowa, to John and Jennie Geerdes in 1935. She graduated from Milford High School in 1952. After high school she worked ...
Matthew Carroll
Thursday, August 03, 1961 - Monday, March 21, 2016
Matthew Carroll
Matthew Clark Carroll, son of Josiah (Joe) and Jeanne Carroll, was born August 3, 1961, in Spencer. He received his education in Spencer and graduated from Spencer High School in 1980. Matthew pursued further education at the University of Iowa, Io...
Nancy Lou Glackin
Tuesday, August 02, 1938 - Saturday, March 19, 2016
Nancy Lou Glackin
Nancy Lou Glackin, the daughter of Harry and Carol (Hoke) Harson, was born August 2, 1938, in Hampton, IA. Her childhood years were spent in Emmetsburg, IA, where she received her education. Nancy married Alvin Glackin on June 18, 1960, i...
Helen Louise Glasslee
Saturday, November 25, 1939 - Thursday, March 17, 2016
Helen Louise Glasslee
Helen Glasslee was born November 25, 1939 to Dean and Laura Glasslee in Charlotte, MI, where she was born and raised. In 1963, she moved to Indian River where she was a bartender and cook for many years. In 1985, she moved to Iowa to be with h...
Dale Arthur Anderson
Thursday, August 06, 1942 - Monday, March 14, 2016
Dale Arthur Anderson
Dale Arthur Anderson, the son of Joe and Ruth (Johnson) Anderson was born on August 6, 1942, in Cherokee, IA. He was the ninth child of nine children. He received his early education in Meriden and graduated from Larrabee High School. After grad...
Russel Lee Auberg
Thursday, February 22, 1951 - Monday, March 14, 2016
Russel Lee Auberg
Russel 'Russ' Lee Auberg, the son of Henry and Eva Lou (Roghair) Auberg was born on February 22, 1951, in Sheldon, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in the Boyden, Iowa, area. He graduated from Spencer High School in 1969. Following graduati...
Joyce Schnider
Saturday, November 02, 1935 - Saturday, March 12, 2016
Joyce Schnider
Joyce Ann Schnider, the daughter of Carl and Gwendolyn Anderson Van Hooser, was born November 2, 1935 in Peterson, Iowa. She received her early education and graduated from the Alta High School in Alta, Iowa in 1954. On July 31, 1960, Joyce ma...
Robert Sumner Miller
Monday, July 13, 1925 - Wednesday, March 09, 2016
Robert Sumner Miller
Robert S. Miller, the son of Clinton and Edith (Yeager) Miller was born July 13, 1925 in Primghar, IA. The family moved to State Center, IA where he graduated from high school. Following high school Bob served as a fighter pilot during World War...
Penny Lou Goedicke
Tuesday, August 29, 1950 - Monday, March 07, 2016
Penny Lou Goedicke
Penny Lou Berry Goedicke was born August 29, 1950 in Richland Center, Wisconsin to her parents Patrick Andrew Berry and Madeline Louise Herlitz Berry. At the age of 6 months, she moved with her family to Spencer, Iowa. Penny received her education ...
Darrell Richard Brugman
Tuesday, February 22, 1927 - Sunday, March 06, 2016
Darrell Richard Brugman
Darrell Richard Brugman was born, the first of ten children to Karl John and Eva Fern Olhausen Brugman on February 22, 1927 near Moneta, Iowa at the farm home where they lived. He moved to the Cornell area in 1935 and attended Burr Oak Country ...
Evelyn Rose Miller
Tuesday, February 20, 1912 - Sunday, March 06, 2016
Evelyn Rose Miller
Evelyn Rose Miller was the first born of eight children to George Henry and Clara Belle (Grans) Raveling. She grew up in the Peterson area. She helped on the farm with her family who owned and operated Midway Dairy which sold bottled milk. ...
Arvilla Susanna Sassman
Saturday, April 08, 1933 - Sunday, March 06, 2016
Arvilla Susanna Sassman
Arvilla Susanna Sassman, the daughter of Oscar and Anna Erickson Cleveland, was born April 8, 1933 in Linn Grove, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Rembrandt, where she received her education and graduated from Rembrandt High School in 1950. ...
Lois Marion Eilers
Sunday, June 24, 1934 - Thursday, March 03, 2016
Lois Marion Eilers
Lois Marion Eilers, the daughter of Floyd and Wava (Jenison) Thayer, was born June 24, 1934 in Ft. Dodge, IA. Her childhood years were spent in Ft. Dodge, Iowa, where she received her education, graduating from Ft. Dodge High School. On Nove...
Carol Gretchen Pearson
Sunday, August 22, 1926 - Thursday, March 03, 2016
Carol Gretchen Pearson
Carol S. Pearson, the daughter of Ernest and Louise (Brunais) Straub, was born August 22, 1926, in Spencer, Iowa, where she was raised and received her early education, graduating from Spencer High School. After high school she attended Iowa Sta...
Donald William Terpstra
Sunday, December 01, 1946 - Monday, February 29, 2016
Donald William Terpstra
Donald William Terpstra, the only son of Sidney and Arlene Terpstra, was born December 1, 1946 in Hartley, Iowa. He spent his early childhood years in Hartley, Iowa before moving west to California with his parents in 1957. Donald was an ...
Glenn Everett Storm
Thursday, August 27, 1931 - Saturday, February 27, 2016
Glenn Everett Storm
Glenn Everett Storm, the son of Albert and Blanche (Balliet) Storm, was born August 27, 1931 in Sheldon, Iowa. Glenn spent most of his younger years in the Sanborn, Iowa area. He received his education in Sanborn. In 1952, Glenn enlisted into the ...
Jane Claire Hanson
Monday, September 28, 1925 - Thursday, February 25, 2016
Jane Claire Hanson
Jane Claire Hanson, the daughter of Leroy and Mabel (McKim) Varnum was born on September 28, 1925 in Marshalltown, IA. Her childhood years were spent in the LaMoille, IA area where she attended school. She graduated from Oak Park Academy in Neva...
Beverly J. Scoles
Thursday, November 02, 1922 - Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Beverly J. Scoles
Beverly Jean (Metcalf) Scoles was born November 2, 1922, to John and Bertie (Boles) Metcalf, on a farm in Lake Township north of Dickens. After graduating as valedictorian from Lake Center High School in 1940, Beverly enrolled at Iowa State Universi...
Dana Hubbard
Monday, October 14, 1985 - Monday, February 22, 2016
Dana Hubbard
Dana Hubbard, the son of James and Marsena Stanley Hubbard, was born October 14, 1985 in Storm Lake, Iowa. After graduating from high school in 2004, Dana worked with his father at Hubbard's Cupboards for eight years. He was an excellent trim carp...
Ralph Denver Brausey
Tuesday, September 16, 1924 - Sunday, February 21, 2016
Ralph Denver Brausey
Ralph Denver Brausey, the son of Ralph August Brausey and Ruby Ann Stotts Brausey, was born September 16, 1924 in Boone, IA. His childhood years were spent in Boone where he received his education. He stopped attending school at the age of 16, a...
James Joseph Bock
Wednesday, December 28, 1927 - Sunday, February 21, 2016
James Joseph Bock
James Joseph Bock, the son Henry and Evelyn Weighner Bock, was born December 28, 1927 in Prairie du Chien, WI. Jim received his early education in La Crosse, WI. After graduating from Aquinas High School in La Crosse, Wisconsin, class of 1946, Jim...
Alvin 'Carl' Brechler
Monday, April 10, 1939 - Sunday, February 21, 2016
Alvin 'Carl' Brechler
Alvin "Carl" Brechler, the son of Alvin and Evelyn (Davis) Brechler was born on April 10, 1939 in Curlew, IA. His childhood years were spent in the Webb, IA area where he attended school and graduated from Gillett Grove High School in 1957. ...
Erma Elizabeth Anna Schmid
Monday, May 14, 1917 - Friday, February 19, 2016
Erma Elizabeth Anna Schmid
Erma Elizabeth Anna Schmid, the daughter of Ferdinand and Bessie (Butterfield) Schultze, was born May 14, 1917 in Plainview, NE. Her childhood years were spent in Nebraska, where she received her early education. She moved to Albert City, Iowa ...
Patricia Ann Scott
Monday, December 05, 1938 - Friday, February 19, 2016
Patricia Ann Scott
Patricia Ann Scott, the daughter of Herman and Almira (Lauderback) Block was born on December 5, 1938, in Sanborn, Iowa. She was raised in Sanborn where she received her early education. On October 23, 1959, Pat married Donald Scott in Spence...
Annette Arleen Larsen
Saturday, September 07, 1957 - Friday, February 19, 2016
Annette Arleen Larsen
Annette Arleen Larsen was born in Albert Lea, MN. She was raised and received her early education there. Following her schooling she work in Albert Lea as a nursing assistant. On July 27, 1992, Annette married Jim Larsen in Albert Lea. Fol...
Gladys Dail Moeller
Saturday, June 29, 1918 - Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Gladys Dail Moeller
Gladys Dail Moeller was born June 29, 1918 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota to LeRoy Ellard Simpson and Elizabeth Mary Shoemaker Simpson. She graduated from the eighth grade in Coon Rapids, IA and from Everly High School in 1936. She attended College i...
Vyonnie Euphane Fintzel
Monday, December 02, 1918 - Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Vyonnie Euphane Fintzel
Vyonnie Euphane Fintzel was born on December 2, 1918, on a farm in Oldham, South Dakota to Anna Marie Throop and Ross Miller Throop. Her father was a prominent business man in this small town north of Sioux Falls. The population at the time was 364...
Roxie Denise Miller
Saturday, April 07, 1951 - Tuesday, February 09, 2016
Roxie Denise Miller
Todd Lee Gates
Thursday, March 13, 1969 - Monday, February 08, 2016
Todd Lee Gates
Todd Gates, 46, of Colorado Springs, CO, formerly from Spencer, passed away Feb. 8 in Colorado Springs. Todd was born in Spencer on March 13, 1969, to Gayle and Dennis Gates. Todd lived in Spencer while he was growing up attending K through 12th grad...
Jacob 'Jake' Marvin Moermond
Monday, January 09, 1928 - Saturday, February 06, 2016
Jacob 'Jake' Marvin Moermond
Jacob 'Jake' Marvin Moermond, the son of Cornelius and Marie (Overman) Moermond, was born January 9, 1928 in Hollandale, MN. He moved with his family to O'Brien County in 1935 and Salem, Oregon in 1944. He entered the military in 1945 and serv...
Norman Lee Hebbel
Thursday, July 05, 1951 - Friday, February 05, 2016
Norman Lee Hebbel
Norman Lee Hebbel, the son of Wilbur (Willie) Hebbel and June (Walquist) Hebbel, was born In Storm Lake, IA on July 5,1951. He grew up in Spencer, IA, attending elementary through high school and graduating in 1969. He was active in sports, lettering...
Betty Mae Laursen
Friday, May 18, 1923 - Tuesday, February 02, 2016
Betty Mae Laursen
of Peterson, Iowa Betty Mae Laursen, the daughter of Christ and Martha (Luetkeman) Felten, was born May 18, 1923 in Spring Township, Cherokee County, Iowa. She was baptized and confirmed at St. John's Evangelical and Reformed Church south of Pe...
Betty Marie DeVos
Thursday, April 21, 1921 - Tuesday, February 02, 2016
Betty Marie DeVos
Betty Marie DeVos, the daughter of Byron and Eunice (Bowie) Lyle, was born on April 21, 1921, in Sioux City, Iowa. She was raised in Sioux City and graduated from East High School. She then attended Wayne State and received a Teachers Certificat...
Francis 'Bud' Fisher
Monday, July 18, 1910 - Monday, February 01, 2016
Francis  'Bud' Fisher
Francis W "Bud" Fisher July 18, 1910 - February 1, 2016 Bud Fisher was born on the Winnebago indian reservation in Walthill, Nebraska to James W and Martha Fisher on July 18, 1910. His father was a cattle buyer for Sioux City Livestock, sold poni...
Robert Tesch
Tuesday, October 06, 1936 - Sunday, January 31, 2016
Robert Tesch
Robert William Tesch the son of Raymond and Nola (Hansen) Tesch was born on October 6, 1936, on the family farm south of Everly. He was raised on the farm and attended the Everly Schools and graduated from Everly High School in 1955. Robert m...
Robert Carlton Johnson
Saturday, May 01, 1937 - Friday, January 29, 2016
Robert Carlton Johnson
Lillian Ann Schmidt
Thursday, March 02, 1933 - Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Lillian Ann Schmidt
Lillian Ann Schmidt, the daughter of Thoral and Lois (Flint) All was born March 2, 1933 in Andrew, IA. Her childhood years were spent in the Greenville and Rossie, IA area where she graduated from Greenville Rossie High School in 1951. Lil...
Thomas 'Yote' Howard O'Brien
Friday, April 27, 1934 - Monday, January 25, 2016
Thomas 'Yote' Howard O'Brien
Thomas ('Yote') Howard O'Brien, the son of Michael and Myrtle Toomey O'Brien, was born April 27, 1934 in Sioux City, IA, the 7th of 8 children. His early education was at Blessed Sacrament, and he attended Trinity and graduated from Heelan High Schoo...
Olivia Marie Strang
Sunday, November 08, 1931 - Thursday, January 21, 2016
Olivia Marie Strang
Olivia Marie Strang, the daughter of Rod and Roseanna Ducharme, was born November 8, 1931 in St. Ambrose, Manitoba, Canada, and worked for her dad in the Green Head Lodge where she met Lawrence Strang. She was united in marriage to Lawrence on Septe...
Sherry Lee Schomaker
Sunday, June 30, 1940 - Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Sherry Lee Schomaker
of Fort Dodge, Iowa formerly of Spencer. Sherry Lee Schomaker, the daughter of Arthur and Hazel (Olson) Johnson, was born June 30, 1940 in Spicer, MN. Her childhood years were spent in New London, MN, where she received her GED. She later m...
Monika Gray
Saturday, April 30, 1955 - Saturday, January 16, 2016
Monika Gray
Monika Beatta Gray, the daughter of Herold and Maria (Offenbacher) Otto, was born on April 30, 1955, in Mannheim, Germany. She was raised and received her early education there, graduating from high school. Monika married Richard Gray on Nov...
Ruth Knephoff
Thursday, September 23, 1937 - Thursday, January 14, 2016
Ruth Knephoff
Ruth Knephoff, the daughter of Kenneth and Jeanetta (Jessop) Green was born September 23, 1937, in Stuart, IA. Her childhood years were spent in Winterset, Iowa, and Royal, Iowa, where she attended school. Ruth moved to Stockton, California in...
Phyllis J. McDaniel
Monday, July 17, 1933 - Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Phyllis J. McDaniel
Phyllis Joy McDaniel, the daughter of Louis and Blanch (Bailey) Rohrbaugh was born on July 17, 1933, in Peterson, IA. Her childhood years were spent in the Peterson area where she graduated from Peterson High School in 1951. Phyllis marrie...
Robert Dean Steuben
Tuesday, June 02, 1931 - Monday, January 11, 2016
Robert Dean Steuben
Robert Dean Steuben was born on June 2, 1931, in Spencer along with his twin brother, Ronald, to Peter and Elfie Schoelerman Steuben. He spent his childhood in Everly and graduated from Everly High School in 1949. Robert was active in basketball an...
Elizabeth Brown
Friday, August 23, 1929 - Friday, January 08, 2016
Elizabeth Brown
Elizabeth Brown, the daughter of Dick and Nellie (Kroeze) Van Gelder, was born August 23, 1929 in Orange City, Iowa. She enjoyed her childhood years with her parents and five siblings in Orange City. She graduated from high school at 16, and ...
Mildred Rosa Ebel
Friday, September 11, 1925 - Thursday, January 07, 2016
Mildred Rosa Ebel
Mildred Rosa Ebel, the daughter of Jesse and Pearl (Linder) Lyman, was born September 11, 1925, on a farm near Melvin, IA. Her family moved into town when she was four years old. She graduated from Melvin High School in 1943. She was employed as a c...
Leonard Carrol Amendt
Thursday, August 21, 1930 - Thursday, January 07, 2016
Leonard Carrol Amendt
Leonard Carrol Amendt, the son of Alfred and Minnie (Kracht) Amendt, was born August 21, 1930, in Sutherland, Iowa. He was baptized at home and confirmed at Bethel Lutheran Church in Sutherland. His childhood years were spent on a farm near Sutherl...
Dick A. McClaren
Saturday, July 11, 1964 - Sunday, December 27, 2015
Dick A. McClaren
Dick A. McClaren, the son of Basil and Maxine (Billings) McClaren was born in Cherokee, IA on July 11, 1964. His childhood years were spent in the Cherokee area where he attended Cherokee High School. Dick enlisted in the U.S. Army until h...
Ada Alith Lauck
Wednesday, December 16, 1925 - Saturday, December 26, 2015
Ada Alith Lauck
Ada Alith Lauck, the daughter of Alfred and Nora (Brown) Dagfinson, was born December 16, 1925, in Milford, IA. Her childhood years were spent on a farm near Milford where she received her early education. Ada married James Louis Lauck, af...
James L. 'Jim' Baschke
Sunday, November 08, 1942 - Saturday, December 26, 2015
James L. 'Jim' Baschke
James (Jim) Leland Baschke was born on November 8, 1942 to Edward and Genevieve Baschke of Milford, Iowa. He was raised on a farm east of Milford and attended St. Joseph's Catholic School in Milford thru 8th grade. He graduated from Milford High Sch...
Dwight Dean Schumann
Monday, November 19, 1934 - Friday, December 25, 2015
Dwight Dean Schumann
Dwight Dean Schumann, the son of Emery and Viola (Zaiser) Schumann, was born November 19, 1934, in Hartley, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Spencer where he received his early education, graduating from Spencer High School in 1953. Follow...
Dennis 'Pat' Smith
Wednesday, January 01, 1947 - Friday, December 25, 2015
Dennis 'Pat' Smith
Dennis Patrick Smith, the son of Vernon Kenneth and Evelyn May (Miller) Smith was born on January 1, 1947 in Spencer, Iowa. He was raised near Fostoria where he attended Summit #1 country school and then finished at Milford High School where he grad...
Lorraine Blair
Monday, September 29, 1930 - Monday, December 21, 2015
Lorraine Blair
Lorraine Anna Blair, the daughter of Emil and Rose (Sievers) Boettcher, was born September 29, 1930, in Dickinson County, IA. Her childhood years were spent in Spirit Lake where she received her education, graduating from high school in 1948. After...
Austin Michael Alan Roberts
Monday, June 23, 1997 - Saturday, December 19, 2015
Austin Michael Alan Roberts
Austin Michael Alan Roberts, the son of Travis and Lori Schomaker Roberts, was born June 23, 1997, in Spencer, Iowa. Austin received his early education in Spencer and was currently a senior at Spencer High School. Austin was a good kid...
Theodore Hoyt Cate
Monday, June 16, 1924 - Friday, December 18, 2015
Theodore Hoyt Cate
Pearl Katherine Steinke
Tuesday, April 24, 1923 - Thursday, December 17, 2015
Pearl Katherine Steinke
Pearl Kathryn Steinke, the daughter of Walter and Celestia (Mesch) Adolf was born April 24, 1923 in rural May City, IA. Her childhood years were spent in Osceola County, where she attended country school. Pearl married Arthur Steinke in O...
Denise Salton
Wednesday, February 14, 1962 - Tuesday, December 15, 2015
Denise Salton
Denise Ann Salton, the daughter of Wayne Everett and Doris Elkin Salton, was born February 14, 1962, in Spencer, Iowa. She received her education and graduated from South Clay in 1980. During her high school years, Denise enjoyed showing calves in...
Edith Paul
Tuesday, September 06, 1927 - Monday, December 14, 2015
Edith Paul
Edith Mae Paul, the daughter of Clement and Elnora (Wiltse) Granger was born on September 6, 1927 in Sioux City, IA. Her childhood years were spent in the Crofton, NE area where she graduated from Crofton High School in 1947. Edith married...
Dennis 'Denny' L. Nissen
Sunday, March 29, 1942 - Monday, December 14, 2015
Dennis 'Denny' L. Nissen
Dennis 'Denny' Nissen, the son of Harold and Gladys Johnson Nissen, was born March 29, 1942, in Dickens, Iowa. His family moved from Gillett Grove to Spencer when he was a young child. Denny attended school in Spencer and graduated from Spencer Hig...
Stuart A. Seely
Thursday, October 07, 1937 - Sunday, December 13, 2015
Stuart A. Seely
Stuart (Stu) A. Seely, 78, passed away on December 13th, 2015 at Avera Heart Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD. Stu was born October 7th, 1937 to Edith Iseminger and Sidney (Stu) Seely. During his early years, he lived on a dairy farm near Manson, Iowa. Af...
Myra Rose Currans-Partridge
Saturday, April 27, 1968 - Thursday, December 10, 2015
Myra Rose Currans-Partridge
Myra Currans-Partridge was born April 27, 1968, to Paul and Sheila (Blum) Currans, in Spencer, Iowa. Myra attended Sacred Heart School, and Spencer High School, graduating in 1986. Myra married Roger Partridge on May 20,1989, at the Clay Cou...
Dana Joyce Davis
Thursday, September 06, 1962 - Thursday, December 10, 2015
Dana Joyce Davis
Dana J. Davis, the daughter of Donald and Mary Davis, was born September 6, 1962 in San Pedro, CA. Her childhood years were spent in San Pedro, where she received her education, graduating from San Pedro High School. Dana married Richar...
Terry Dean Dandy
Saturday, December 23, 1944 - Wednesday, December 09, 2015
Terry Dean Dandy
Terry Dean Dandy, the son of Morris and Maureen (Gruell) Dandy, was born December 23, 1944, in Spencer, IA, where he received his education, and was a member of First English Lutheran Church. Terry entered the Navy on December 19, 1962, where he ser...
Freida A. Garms
Sunday, December 13, 1936 - Wednesday, December 09, 2015
Freida A. Garms
Freida Ann Garms, was born on December 13, 1936, in St. Louis, Missouri to Grover T. and Sarah Ruth (Graham) Dietzen. Her childhood years were spent in the Chattanooga, TN area where she attended Central High School. Freida was received into God...
Orville 'Rocky' Tronson
Tuesday, March 31, 1931 - Monday, December 07, 2015
Orville  'Rocky' Tronson
Orville Leroy Tronson, known as Rocky, the son of Bert and Anna (Poppens) Tronson, was born on March 31, 1931, in Sioux Falls, SD. Rocky's childhood years were spent in Worthing, SD, where he received his early education. He attended high sch...
Service of Remembrance 2015
Monday, December 07, 2015 - Monday, December 07, 2015
Service of Remembrance 2015
Warner Funeral Home, Hospice of Spencer Hospital and area churches are sponsoring a "Service of Remembrance" for anyone who has experienced the death of a loved one. This service has been rescheduled for MONDAY, DECEMBER 7TH, 2015 AT 6:30 p.m. at Fir...
Earl Verner Angell
Wednesday, October 11, 1922 - Sunday, December 06, 2015
Earl Verner Angell
Earl Verner Angell, the son of Paul and Magna Milde, was born October 11, 1922 in Lankin, ND. He received his early education and graduated from Lane Technical High School in 1940 were he was a member of the National Honor Society. Earl served in t...
Lois Ann Beck
Tuesday, April 10, 1923 - Saturday, December 05, 2015
Lois Ann Beck
Lois Ann Beck, the daughter of Irving Andrew and Ida Ruth (Garver) Reese was born April 10, 1923, on a farm near Linn Grove, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in the Rossie area and attended Rossie School. On February 28, 1945, Lois was uni...
Audrey Goettsche
Sunday, June 14, 1925 - Friday, December 04, 2015
Audrey Goettsche
Audrey Jane Goettsche, the daughter of Humphrey and Clara Belle (Riley) Cox was born June 14, 1925 in rural Moorhead, IA. Her childhood years were spent in the Peterson, IA area. She graduated from Peterson High School in 1943. She attended Moorhead ...
Helene Simons
Sunday, August 22, 1920 - Thursday, December 03, 2015
Helene Simons
Helene Margaret (Mattson) Simons, age 95, longtime resident of rural Webb, passed away on Thursday, December 3, 2015 at Northshire Residence in Spencer. Helene was born on August 22, 1920 to parents Carl and Mabel (Dahlgren) Mattson in Grand Meadow ...
Jody Elizabeth Syndergaard
Sunday, November 12, 1961 - Sunday, November 29, 2015
Jody Elizabeth Syndergaard
Jody Elizabeth, daughter of Donald Leroy and Joan Marliene (Burke) Johnson, was born November 12, 1961, in St. Paul, Minnesota. She grew up in Ulm, Arkansas and Paullina, Iowa, where she attended Zion-St. John Lutheran School and gra...
Arlene Evelyn Koenck
Sunday, May 23, 1926 - Saturday, November 28, 2015
Arlene Evelyn Koenck
Arlene Evelyn Koenck, the daughter of Earl and Mildred (Pothast) Bernhagen, was born May 23, 1926 in Spencer, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in the Dickens area, where she received her education, graduating from Lake Center High School in 19...
Timothy Dwayne Mike Elder
Tuesday, November 03, 1981 - Friday, November 27, 2015
Timothy Dwayne Mike Elder
Timothy Dwayne Mike Elder, son of Robert and Mildred (Childress) Elder, was born November 3, 1981 in Lincoln, NE. His childhood years were spent in Ruthven, Iowa, where he received his education. Tim spent his entire life in Spencer, where he...
Ann Sorenson
Wednesday, September 22, 1915 - Thursday, November 26, 2015
Ann Sorenson
Ann Sorenson, daughter of Gaetana Lipari and Santo Collova, was born September 22, 1915, in Racine Wisconsin. She was baptized at Sacred Heart Church and her childhood years were spent growing up with her four siblings, Frank, Dominic, Rose and Mary....
Donald L. Wilson
Monday, July 26, 1920 - Monday, November 23, 2015
Donald  L. Wilson
Donald L. Wilson, 95, of rural Dickens, passed away on November 23, 2015. Donald was born on July 26, 1920, in Freeman Township, Iowa, the son of Roy and Katie Wilson. He married Stella King on July 11, 1944. After attending a rural school, Don...
Leon Watson Walker
Wednesday, May 10, 1922 - Sunday, November 22, 2015
Leon Watson Walker
Leon Watson Walker, the son of Lester Wayne and Ruth A. (Watson) Walker, was born May 10, 1922 in Sioux Rapids, IA. His childhood years were spent in Rossie, Iowa, where he received his education, graduating from Rossie High School in 1941. Le...
Darlene Marian O'Sullivan
Sunday, April 23, 1933 - Saturday, November 21, 2015
Darlene Marian O'Sullivan
Darlene Marian O'Sullivan, the daughter of Alfred and Ida (Rasmussen) Anderson, was born on April 23, 1933, on a farm north of Royal, IA. She grew up and received her early education there until the family moved to Spencer where she graduated from Sp...
Darlene Koenig
Saturday, August 27, 1932 - Friday, November 20, 2015
Darlene Koenig
Lois Darlene Koenig, 83 years old. Born August 27, 1932 in Spencer, Iowa. Darlene passed away November 20, 2015 at Trinity Regional Medical Center in Fort Dodge, Iowa. Darlene grew up in Greenville, Iowa and graduated from Gillett Grove High ...
Marilyn Kay Jewett
Wednesday, March 22, 1939 - Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Marilyn Kay Jewett
Kay Jewett, the daughter of Floyd and Wayve (Denney) Kirby, was born March 22, 1939, in Villisca, IA. She was married to Hugh N. Jewett on May 29, 1963 in Oceanside, CA. They had one daughter, Cindy Linn. Kay graduated from Aurelia High Schoo...
Janice Joanne 'Heisler' Turnquist
Thursday, October 15, 1936 - Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Janice Joanne 'Heisler' Turnquist
Janice (Heisler) Turnquist, age 79, passed away unexpectedly November 18, 2015, at the Spencer Hospital. Born Janice Joanne Larson on October. 15, 1936, in Ruthven, Iowa, to Edward and Victorean (Steidl) Larson, she grew up in Ruthven surrounded by ...
John Stanley Cross
Wednesday, June 18, 1930 - Monday, November 16, 2015
John Stanley Cross
John Stanley Cross, the son of George and Dollie (Teachout) Cross was born June 18, 1930, on a farm north of Webb, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in the Webb area where he received his education, graduating from Webb High School. John accepte...
Venetia 'Cricket' Blakely
Saturday, October 20, 1928 - Sunday, November 15, 2015
Venetia 'Cricket' Blakely
Venetia Moira 'Cricket' Blakely, the daughter of Frederick and Zoe (Packard) Cochrane, was born October 20, 1928 in Creston, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent there where she received her education, graduating from Creston High School. Cr...
John Valory Henely
Friday, August 13, 1954 - Friday, November 13, 2015
John Valory Henely
John Valory Henely, the son of Lee and Gladys (Cox) Henely, was born on August 13, 1954 in Emmetsburg, IA. He was raised on a farm near Ayrshire where he attended school, graduating in 1973. After high school he entered into the military, servin...
Bruce Edward Haht
Saturday, October 13, 1951 - Thursday, November 12, 2015
Bruce Edward Haht
Bruce Edward Haht, the son of Henry and Kathryn (Noethe) Haht, was born October 13, 1951 in Primghar, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Sutherland where he received his education, graduating from Sutherland High School. Bruce married M...
Paul Wayne Rohwer
Thursday, November 30, 1922 - Friday, November 06, 2015
Paul Wayne Rohwer
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Church of Christ Youth Services in Sutherland. Paul was born on a farm two miles from Paullina, Iowa, on November 30, 1922, to Gladys and Burdette Rohwer. He spent his early years with his pare...
Robert 'Bill' Sackett
Monday, November 20, 1933 - Friday, November 06, 2015
Robert 'Bill' Sackett
Robert Wilson 'Bill' Sackett was born on November 20, 1933 as the third of Wilbur Wilson and Edith Murphy Sackett's five children. Bill attended school in Spencer, Iowa and was a member of the first Spencer High School Basketball team to make it to ...
Amos Christensen, Jr.
Friday, August 29, 1930 - Wednesday, November 04, 2015
Amos Christensen, Jr.
Amos LeGrant Christensen, Jr., the son of Amos and Hildur (Johnson) Christensen, Sr., was born August 29, 1930, in Spencer, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Royal where he received his education, graduating from Royal High School in 1948....
Francis Eugene Vodraska
Wednesday, March 09, 1938 - Tuesday, November 03, 2015
Francis Eugene Vodraska
Francis Eugene Vodraska, the son of Louis and Evelyn (Kelsey) Vodraska was born March 9, 1938, in Pocahontas, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in the Pocahontas area. Following his schooling, Francis helped his parents on the farm. Francis m...
Lori Patricia Eriksen
Monday, November 20, 1961 - Tuesday, November 03, 2015
Lori Patricia Eriksen
Lori P. Eriksen passed away on Tuesday, November 3rd at 10:30 am. She lived with Multiple Sclerosis for 19 years before her passing at the Northshire Care Center in Spencer. Lori was preceded in death by her parents, Agdrup and Frances Eriksen of P...
Arnold Larsen
Sunday, November 27, 1921 - Monday, November 02, 2015
Arnold Larsen
Arnold "Arnie" William Larsen was called Home on November 2, 2015, at the age of 93 years, having lived at home on the farm until the last few days of his life. He was born on November 27, 1921 near Lytton, Iowa to William and Christine (Ditzel)...
Dennis Ray Miles
Monday, March 27, 1950 - Monday, November 02, 2015
Dennis Ray Miles
Dennis Ray Miles, the son of Frank and June (O'Clair), was born on March 27, 1950, in Dickens, IA. He was raised and received his early education there. On March 8, 1971 he entered into the military serving in the United States Air Force. While ...
Myrna Mardella Holcomb
Sunday, October 22, 1939 - Sunday, November 01, 2015
Myrna Mardella Holcomb
Myrna Mardella Holcomb, the daughter of Russell and Lura (Howe) Holcomb, was born October 22, 1939 in Emmetsburg, Iowa. They lived with her grandfather for a short time before moving to Laurens, Iowa for a year. They lived near Virgin Lake close to...
Edna Arvilla Walton
Sunday, June 03, 1923 - Saturday, October 31, 2015
Edna Arvilla Walton
of Pomeroy, formerly of Everly, Ia. Edna Arvilla Walton, the daughter of Ray and Amelia (Olson) Allen, was born June 3, 1923, in Clear Lake, Minnesota. Her childhood years were spent in the Albert City, Iowa, area where she received her educat...
David Lowell Morris
Friday, July 02, 1937 - Wednesday, October 28, 2015
David Lowell Morris
David Lowell Morris passed away peacefully on October 28, 2015 at his home. He was born July 2, 1927 to Melvin and Emma (Hayes) Morris. Mr. Morris spent his childhood on the family farm outside of Welcome, MN. They were members of the local Methodi...
Donna Doreen Christy
Tuesday, November 21, 1933 - Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Donna Doreen Christy
Donna Doreen Christy, the daughter of George Cora (Kolpin) Oatman, was born in Buena Vista County near Alta, IA. She was baptized on December 17, 1933, and confirmed at St. Peterís English Lutheran Church in Newell, IA, on March 30, 1947. The family ...
Marie Butler
Sunday, March 10, 1918 - Sunday, October 25, 2015
Marie Butler
Marie Butler, the daughter of Rasmus and Johanna (Pederson) Rasmussen, was born on March 10, 1918, in Latimer, Iowa. She was raised in the Hampton area where she received her early education. On August 28, 1938, Marie married Wilson 'Bud'...
Kim Duff
Friday, August 21, 1959 - Saturday, October 24, 2015
Kim Duff
Kim Marie Duff, the daughter of Fredrick Jr. and Josephine (Templeman) Duff was born on August 21, 1959 in East Chicago, IN. Her childhood years were spent in the Hammond, IN area before moving to Iowa in 1970. Kim graduated from Spencer ...
Sherry O'Driscoll
Tuesday, March 15, 1960 - Friday, October 23, 2015
Sherry O'Driscoll
Sherry Lynn O'Driscoll, the daughter of Jim and Shirley (Broadwright) Driscoll was born on March 15, 1960 in Duquesne, PA. Her childhood years were spent near Nederland, CO where she graduated high school. She moved to the West Bend, IA area in 2000....
Richard Eisenbacher
Thursday, January 23, 1941 - Friday, October 23, 2015
Richard Eisenbacher
Richard James Eisenbacher was born in Whittemore, IA on January 23, 1941 to Roman and Viola (Hilbert) Eisenbacher. Richard worked as a mechanic for several years, a supervisor for UPS and Smith Lumber, before retiring. He loved racing cars...
Jacqueline 'Jacque' Jill Heilstedt
Thursday, May 19, 1938 - Thursday, October 22, 2015
Jacqueline 'Jacque' Jill Heilstedt
Jacqueline Jill Heilstedt, the daughter of Walter William and Lois Marie Wohlenberg Moeller, was born May 19, 1938 in Spencer, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent on a farm south east of Spencer. She received her education in Gillett Grove where s...
Donald John Weikum
Friday, July 18, 1919 - Thursday, October 22, 2015
Donald John Weikum
Donald John Weikum, the son of Jacob and Katherine Grup Weikum, was born July 18, 1919 in Redfield, SD. Don was raised on a farm in Redfield and received his education at Redfield, SD. Following his schooling, Don farmed on the home farm with his b...
Valeta June Kephart
Tuesday, April 17, 1945 - Monday, October 19, 2015
Valeta June Kephart
Valeta 'Vee' June Kephart, 70, was born April 17, 1945 in George to Virgil and Verna Horn. She obtained her education in the George school system. Vee married Thomas Kephart in 1964 and moved to Greenville. In 1978 she took up residence in Spencer. T...
Marlene Matilda Lenz
Tuesday, December 21, 1943 - Sunday, October 18, 2015
Marlene Matilda Lenz
Marlene Matilda Lenz, the daughter of Carl and Madeline (Koewler) Lenz, was born on December 21, 1943, in Storm Lake, IA. She grew up on a farm near Early, then Linn Grove through early grade school, at Rossie until high school and then Spencer wher...
Lola Long Meyerdirk
Wednesday, August 01, 1923 - Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Lola Long Meyerdirk
Lola Virgina Long Meyerdirk, the daughter of George and Amelia (Zaiser) Mayou, was born August 1, 1923, in Everly, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Everly where she received her education in country schools. She later completed her education ...
Ronald Keith Whalen
Thursday, October 30, 1941 - Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Ronald Keith Whalen
Ronald Keith Whalen, the son of Keith and Laura (Montgomery) Whalen, was born October 30, 1941 in Sanborn, Iowa. He grew up living with his grandparents in Primghar, Iowa, where he received his education, graduating from Primghar High School. ...
Bernice 'Bernie' Lorene Syndergaard
Friday, January 06, 1928 - Sunday, October 11, 2015
Bernice 'Bernie' Lorene Syndergaard
Bernice 'Bernie' Syndergaard, the daughter of Charles and Lorene (Noethe) Streufert, was born January 6, 1928 on a farm north of Sutherland, IA. Her entire life was spent in Sutherland, where she received her education, graduating from Sutherland Hig...
Irma Jean Jobe
Wednesday, November 11, 1925 - Tuesday, October 06, 2015
Irma Jean Jobe
Irma Jean Jobe, the daughter of Lela Kartman and Gerald Kartman was born November 11, 1926 in Lancaster WI. She grew up in Cassville WI where she went to grade school and high school. Irma passed away at 5:35am Tuesday October 6, 2015 under hospice...
Barbara Brees
Friday, March 07, 1924 - Monday, October 05, 2015
Barbara Brees
Barbara Wilson Brees was born March 7th 1924 in Dundurn, Saskatchewan, Canada to Frank and Hazel Ferrin Wilson. In 1937 she moved with her family to a rural Cherokee Farm and graduated from Aurelia High School in 1942. Barb attended UNI Teachers...
Linda Rae Malaise
Saturday, July 30, 1938 - Sunday, October 04, 2015
Linda Rae Malaise
Linda Rae Malaise, the daughter of Richard and Irene (Bruswitz) Boyle, was born July 30, 1938 in Eagle Grove, IA. Her childhood years were spent in Eagle Grove, where she received her education, graduating from Eagle Grove High School. Li...
Linda Marie Carlson
Thursday, August 05, 1943 - Thursday, September 24, 2015
Linda Marie Carlson
Linda Marie Carlson, the daughter of William and Dora (Allwine) Pratt, Sr., was born August 5, 1943 in Omaha, NE. Her childhood years were spent near Omaha, in Ft. Calhoun, NE. She graduated from Pratt High School in 1961. After high school, she w...
Ronald 'Ron' Lee Sanow
Thursday, July 25, 1940 - Thursday, September 24, 2015
Ronald 'Ron' Lee Sanow
Ronald Lee Sanow, the son of Lester and Clover (Woodall) Sanow, was born July 25, 1940, in Remsen, Iowa. His childhood years were spent on a farm near Remsen where he received his education at Remsen Union High School and later Le Mars High Sch...
Delmar 'Del' Julius Muckey
Friday, April 06, 1934 - Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Delmar 'Del' Julius Muckey
Delmar "Del" Julius Muckey, the son of Gilbert and Florence Mae Harvey Muckey, was born April 6, 1934 on a farm in Douglas County, SD. His early years were spent in South Dakota until the age of 9, the family then moved to Madison, MN where he gradu...
Marianne Elizabeth Freking
Sunday, September 01, 1929 - Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Marianne Elizabeth Freking
Marianne Elizabeth Freking, the daughter of Henry and Annarean (Poeckes) Freking, was born September 1, 1929 in LeMars, IA. Her childhood years were spent in Sioux City, Iowa, graduating from Cathedral Catholic School. Following her high schoo...
Michael Kunath
Saturday, October 09, 1948 - Monday, September 21, 2015
Michael Kunath
Michael Sumner Kunath was born in Spencer, Iowa on October 9, 1948 to Kay and Bonnie (Sorenson) Kunath. He spent his first 10 years on a farm near Dickens, IA where his parents farmed for his grandfather. This is where he developed his inter...
Evaughn Shaffer
Saturday, July 25, 1925 - Sunday, September 20, 2015
Evaughn Shaffer
Evaughn Shaffer, daughter of John Carl and Bernice Ellen Loeser, was born on July 25, 1925 in Lexington, Texas. She spent her childhood years on the family farm outside Lexington, where she graduated from high school in 1942. She later attended Sout...
Arlene Hamrick
Sunday, January 19, 1919 - Saturday, September 19, 2015
Arlene Hamrick
Arlene Hamrick, the daughter of Jess and Elsie Mae (Wells) McVey, was born January 19, 1919 in Webb, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Webb, where she received her early education later graduating from Spencer High School. Arlene mar...
David Eric Olson
Saturday, August 13, 1949 - Thursday, September 17, 2015
David Eric Olson
David Eric Olson, the son of Clarence and Rosemary (Koll) Olson, was born on August 13, 1949 in Storm Lake, Iowa. He grew up and received his education in Sioux Rapids, where he graduated from high school in 1967. Following high school, he worked f...
Robert E. Seversen, Jr.
Wednesday, August 23, 1922 - Sunday, September 13, 2015
Robert E. Seversen, Jr.
Robert E. Seversen, Jr., the son of Robert and Marie (Andersen) Seversen, was born on August 23, 1922, in Spencer, IA. He was baptized and confirmed at the Bethany Lutheran Church in Spencer. He attended the same rural school all eight years with ...
Mary Ann Mingus
Monday, September 08, 1941 - Friday, September 11, 2015
Mary Ann Mingus
Mary Mingus (Roland) died unexpectedly in Spencer, Iowa, on Friday September 11, 2015, at the age of 74. She is survived by Husband, Richard Mingus; daughter, Rebecca Thong (Mingus) of Spencer,IA. Vieng Thong of Spencer, IA. Sons: Jeffery Mingus of N...
Roberta Travis
Sunday, April 08, 1928 - Friday, September 11, 2015
Roberta Travis
Roberta (Bobbie) Ann Travis was born on April 8, 1928 to Rose and Bernard Smith. She was raised and educated in Ayrshire, Iowa. She met Rex when his Dad arranged 6 girls for him to meet. He picked Bobbie and the rest is history. They were m...
Lorna Ruth Goetsch
Thursday, December 23, 1926 - Thursday, September 10, 2015
Lorna Ruth Goetsch
Lorna Ruth Goetsch, the daughter of Fred and Alice (Lamkin) Lucas, was born December 23, 1926 in Rock Rapids, IA. Her childhood years were spent in George, Iowa, where she received her education, graduating from George High School. She continued h...
Victor George Weisbrod
Saturday, November 06, 1926 - Tuesday, September 08, 2015
Victor George Weisbrod
Victor George Weisbrod, the son of Donald and Mollie (Struve) Weisbrod, was born November 6, 1926 by Royal, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in the Linn Grove and Rossie, Iowa areas, where he received his early education. Vic married ...
William 'Bill' Wendlandt
Friday, October 15, 1926 - Monday, September 07, 2015
William 'Bill' Wendlandt
Family and friends mourn the passing of William Wendlandt. William Charles Wendlandt, the son of William Carl and Mary (Rien) Wendlandt, was born October 15, 1926, in Regal, Minnesota and graduated from Paynesville, Minnesota high school...
Betty Lavonne Matthiesen
Sunday, February 01, 1931 - Monday, September 07, 2015
Betty Lavonne Matthiesen
Betty LaVonne Matthiesen, the daughter of David and Esther (Todd) Averill, was born on February 1, 1931 at her uncle's farm in rural Spencer, IA. She spent most of her childhood years in and around Spencer. Betty left home at a young age and put he...
Rosemary June Carlson
Tuesday, April 16, 1946 - Sunday, September 06, 2015
Rosemary June Carlson
Rose grew up in north central Iowa on a farm with three sisters and a brother. She was the oldest of her siblings. Rose cherished many fond memories of playing ball, school and church, and riding trikes and bikes with her siblings. Rose was always su...
Bruce Wendell Johnson
Wednesday, February 05, 1947 - Sunday, August 30, 2015
Bruce Wendell Johnson
Bruce Wendell Johnson, the son of James Wendell and Grace (Hanson) Johnson, was born February 5, 1947 in Windom, MN. His family moved to Spencer, Iowa when he was an infant. He received his education in Spencer schools, graduating from Spencer High...
Kandace Kae Spencer
Tuesday, April 02, 1946 - Saturday, August 29, 2015
Kandace Kae Spencer
Kandace Kae Spencer, the daughter of Imogene (Davis) and Kenneth Kruse, was born April 2, 1946 in Huron, SD. Her childhood years were spent in De Smet, SD, where she received her education graduating from De Smet High School. After high school, she...
Linda Lou O'Hara
Wednesday, September 18, 1946 - Thursday, August 27, 2015
Linda Lou O'Hara
Linda Lou (Breidinger) O'Hara, 68, passed away on August 27, 2015 after struggling valiantly with cancer. Linda was born on September 18, 1946 in Spencer, IA to Dorothy and Orville Breidinger. She received her high school diploma from Milford, I...
Betty 'Lorene' Hanson
Sunday, July 01, 1923 - Thursday, August 27, 2015
Betty 'Lorene' Hanson
Betty 'Lorene' Hanson, the daughter of Leon and Wilma Alexander Baldwin, was born July 1, 1923, in Barron, WI. She received her early education and graduated from the Barron High School. Lorene married Leo Kenneth Hanson on March 20, 1941...
Lanny Woolery
Wednesday, October 09, 1957 - Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Lanny Woolery
Lanny Dean Woolery, the son of Omer and Mildred (Wilkie) Woolery, was born on October 9, 1957, in Spencer, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Everly where he attended school. Following school, he entered into the military on March 10, 1976,...
Wally Fred Martwick
Friday, March 10, 1933 - Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Wally Fred Martwick
Wally Fred Martwick, the son of Edward and Mary Martwick was born March 10, 1933, in Stewart, MN. He served in the Korean War and trained as a Paratrooper. In 1954, he married Norma Noteboom in Madelia, MN, and had four children. In 1961, he ...
Elvis Jesse Lee
Thursday, August 12, 1948 - Monday, August 17, 2015
Elvis Jesse Lee
Elvis Jesse Lee, the son of Nikolas and Armilia Wolf Hansen, was born on August 12, 1948, in Arcadia, WI. He was raised and received his early education there. Following school, Elvis lived in several communities and worked various jobs. On O...
Vivian LaVone Jespersen
Wednesday, April 22, 1925 - Friday, August 14, 2015
Vivian LaVone Jespersen
Vivian LaVone Jespersen, the daughter of Jesse and Myrtle (Roberts) Morrow, was born April 22, 1925, on a farm southwest of Royal. She was baptized in the Methodist Church. After her early years on the farm and in country school, she moved with...
Charles Peter Quist
Friday, December 14, 1917 - Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Charles Peter Quist
Charles Peter Quist, the son of Charles and Elizabeth (Nielsen) Quist was born December 14, 1917 in Spencer, IA. His childhood years were spent in the Spencer area, where he attended school. After school Charles worked on the family farm his entire l...
Sherman C. Scharnberg
Tuesday, October 22, 1935 - Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Sherman C. Scharnberg
Sherman Charles Scharnberg, the son of Eldo and Helen (Zaiser) Scharnberg was born on October 22, 1935 in May City, IA. His childhood years were spent in the Everly, IA area, where he attended school, graduating from Everly High School in 1954. ...
Sarah Ann Van Kleek-King
Monday, December 28, 1953 - Monday, August 10, 2015
Sarah Ann Van Kleek-King
Sarah Ann Van Kleek-King, the daughter of Vernon and Alice Van Kleek, was born December 28, 1953 in Emmetsburg, IA. She grew up in Arnolds Park, Iowa and she received her education in the Lake's area, graduating from Spirit Lake High School in 1972....
Gregory 'Greg' Lynn Seaman
Saturday, February 19, 1949 - Sunday, August 09, 2015
Gregory 'Greg' Lynn Seaman
Gregory Lynn Seaman, the son of Bob and Gloria (Mills) Seaman, was born February 19, 1949 in Spencer, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Milford and later Spencer, Iowa, where he received his education, graduating from Spencer High School in 19...
Meryl Lester Smith
Friday, February 08, 1924 - Sunday, August 09, 2015
Meryl Lester Smith
Meryl Lester Smith, 91, born on February 8, 1924 at Curlew, Iowa and baptized April 4, 1947 in Laurens. He graduated from Garfield-Webb in 1943; he served in the Army from 1944 to 1945, and was honorably discharged due to polio. He came home and mar...
Lorraine Siewert
Thursday, January 26, 1928 - Thursday, August 06, 2015
Lorraine Siewert
Lorraine Anne Siewert, the daughter of Anna and William Drapeau, was born January 26, 1928 in New Haven, CT. She grew up in Connecticut, where she graduated from Hartford Public High School in 1945. She married Richard Siewert on July 3...
Carolyn Dotson
Wednesday, March 21, 1934 - Wednesday, August 05, 2015
Carolyn Dotson
Carolyn Rae Dotson, the daughter of Orlo and Cora (Handy) Lockey was born on March 21, 1934, in Spencer, Iowa. She married Gilbert "Tom" Dotson on November 29, 1953, in Arnolds Park, Iowa. One week following their marriage, Tom went to Fort H...
Jean Ann Jackson
Saturday, March 18, 1939 - Tuesday, August 04, 2015
Jean Ann Jackson
Roseann Barger
Monday, July 21, 1930 - Monday, August 03, 2015
Roseann Barger
Roseann was born in Northfield, MN, on July 21, 1930 to Enoch and Ethyl (Kucker) Madsen. She moved with her family early in her childhood to Sioux City, IA, where she spent her life until 2008 when she moved to Spencer, IA. Roseann married the lov...
Sandra Jo Quist-Conover
Wednesday, November 11, 1959 - Saturday, August 01, 2015
Sandra Jo Quist-Conover
Sandra Jo Quist Conover, the daughter of Robert Sr. and Marge (Faulkner) Quist was born November 11, 1959, in Spencer, IA. Her childhood years were spent in the Spencer area where she received her education before attending Ellsworth Community Colleg...
David Edmonds
Sunday, December 21, 1952 - Friday, July 31, 2015
David Edmonds
David Charles Edmonds, the son of Estal and Eva (Nelson) Edmonds was born December 21, 1952, in Onawa, Iowa. Dave spent his childhood in Little Sioux, Iowa, surrounded by family and the Loess Hills. He graduated from West Harrison High School...
Billy Blair Rohrbaugh
Monday, August 24, 1936 - Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Billy Blair Rohrbaugh
Billy Blair Rohrbaugh, son of Lou and Blanche Bailey Rohrbaugh, was born August 24, 1936, at Peterson, Iowa, where he spent his childhood years. He was united in marriage to Carolyn Faye Gottsch, of Sutherland, on September 3, 1960. Short...
Erwin Anton Barglof
Friday, October 30, 1925 - Monday, July 27, 2015
Erwin Anton Barglof
Erwin Anton Barglof, the son of Anton and Nora (Garrett) Barglof, was born October 30, 1925 on a farm north of Greenville, IA. His childhood years were spent near Greenville, where he received his education, graduating in 1943. He entered the mi...
Shirley Dandy Beck Amis
Tuesday, November 19, 1935 - Sunday, July 26, 2015
Shirley Dandy Beck Amis
Shirley Mae Amis, the daughter of Morris and Maureen (Gruell) Dandy, was born November 19, 1935 in Spencer, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Spencer, where she received her education, graduation in Spencer schools. She married Geor...
Max Van Buren
Friday, August 18, 1933 - Thursday, July 23, 2015
Max Van Buren
Max Lee Van Buren, the son of Vern and Loretta (Spencer) Van Buren, was born August 18, 1933 in Pawnee City, NE. His childhood years were spent in Pawnee and his family later moved to Spencer, Iowa when Max was a young child. He continued his educa...
Roger Norman Negus
Friday, September 02, 1932 - Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Roger Norman Negus
Roger Norman Negus, the son of Orson and Elsie (Heinze) Negus, was born September 2, 1932 in Sutherland, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Sutherland, where he received his education, graduating from Sutherland High School. After high sch...
Myrtle Marie Egger
Monday, December 25, 1916 - Sunday, July 19, 2015
Myrtle Marie Egger
Myrtle M. Egger, the daughter of Arthur and Rickie (Schultz) Wise was born December 25, 1916 in Oto, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Oto where she received her education in Oto schools. She was baptized in the Congregational Church in Oto...
Joseph K. Espey
Wednesday, December 19, 1951 - Monday, July 13, 2015
Joseph K. Espey
Joseph K. Espey, the son of Elmer and Edna (Junger) Espey was born on December 19, 1951 in Iowa City, Iowa. His early childhood years were in Milford, Iowa later moving to Spencer where he graduated High School. On July 30, 1993, Joe married...
Norma Jean Andersen
Friday, March 04, 1927 - Saturday, July 11, 2015
Norma Jean Andersen
Norma Jean Andersen, the daughter of William and Tena (Heien) Runkle, was born March 4, 1927 in Greenville, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Greenville, where she receive her early education for 10 years and continued her education in Perryvi...
Kenneth Lester Brinkley
Thursday, October 30, 1919 - Monday, July 06, 2015
Kenneth Lester Brinkley
Kenneth Lester Brinkley was born October 30, 1919 on a farm outside of Dickens, Iowa. Kenneth was called to his heavenly home on Monday, July 6, 2015 at St. Luke Nursing Home in Spencer. He was the 9th of 14 children born to Ebb and Eva Conten...
James 'Jim' Ralph Hoye
Monday, January 26, 1942 - Saturday, July 04, 2015
James 'Jim' Ralph Hoye
James 'Jim' Ralph Hoye, the son of Harry Eugene and Kathryn Leona (Peters) Hoye, was born January 26, 1942, in Chicago, IL. He graduated from Aberdeen Central High School, Aberdeen, South Dakota, in 1960. Following high school, he attended No...
Roy Newcomb, Jr.
Saturday, May 10, 1930 - Monday, June 29, 2015
Roy Newcomb, Jr.
Roy Newcomb, Jr., the son of Roy and Hazel (Howard), was born on May 10, 1930, in Webb, Iowa. The family moved to Spencer when Roy was young. He attended school in Spencer and graduated from Spencer High School. Following high school he attended...
Maxine Elizabeth Thompson
Tuesday, September 05, 1922 - Monday, June 29, 2015
Maxine Elizabeth Thompson
Maxine Elizabeth Thompson, daughter of Pete and Esther (Goedicke)Wiedenkamp was born on September 5, 1922 in Spencer, Iowa. She attended Riverton District One and graduated from Spencer High School with honors in 1940. Following graduation, she atten...
Leland Rae Brown
Thursday, November 29, 1934 - Thursday, June 25, 2015
Leland Rae Brown
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be given in Leland's name.
Irma Bernice Gonnerman
Monday, June 04, 1923 - Thursday, June 25, 2015
Irma Bernice Gonnerman
Irma Bernice Berends Gonnerman, age 92, daughter of Chris and Jennie (Noble) Berends was born June 4, 1923, in May City and passed away June 25, 2015 in Littleton, Colorado. Irma attended rural schools and graduated from Excelsior High Sch...
Robert Gregory Ekberg
Friday, April 03, 1953 - Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Robert Gregory Ekberg
Robert "Bob, Bobby" Gregory Ekberg, the son of Robert W. and Donnabelle (Walstrom) Ekberg was born April 3, 1953, in Spencer, IA. His childhood years were spent in the Royal, IA, area where he attended school, graduating from Clay Central High S...
Ruth Rosella Kunzmann
Friday, February 22, 1929 - Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Ruth Rosella Kunzmann
Ruth Rosella Kunzmann, the daughter of Herman and Jeanetta (Curry) Gustoff, was born February 22, 1929 in Coon Rapids, IA. Her childhood years were spent in Spencer, where she received her education, graduating from Spencer High School in 1948. ...
Angela Lawson
Tuesday, March 18, 1975 - Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Angela Lawson
Angela (Angie) Irene Lawson, the daughter of Tim and Edna (Langstraat) Lawson was born March 18, 1975 in Spencer, IA. Her childhood years were spent in the Greenville area, graduating from Spencer High School in 1993, then earning her B.A. from ...
Mildred 'Milly' Marcella Black
Saturday, September 22, 1923 - Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Mildred 'Milly' Marcella Black
Mildred Marcella Black, the daughter of Raymond and Mary Konrady Halling, was born September 22, 1923 on a farm near Schaller, Iowa. She received her early education in country schools, graduating from Cornell High School in Cornell, Iowa in 19...
Vivian Hart
Saturday, September 21, 1918 - Saturday, June 20, 2015
Vivian Hart
Vivian Hart 96 of Spencer,Iowa, formerly of Correctionville, Iowa passed away on Saturday, June 20, 2015 at Northshire Care Center in Spencer. Vivian was born on September 21, 1918 in Graceville, Minnesota to Edward and Florence Robinson....
John Kenneth Frans
Saturday, April 15, 1944 - Tuesday, June 16, 2015
John Kenneth Frans
John Frans, 71, of Spencer passed away at his home June 16, 2015. In keeping with his wishes he was cremated and private family burial services will be held August 1, 2015 at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer. John Kenneth Frans the only chil...
Anna Margaret Somers
Sunday, November 02, 1919 - Monday, June 15, 2015
Anna Margaret Somers
Anna Margaret Somers, the daughter of Jerd Groenewold and Margaret 'Maggie' (Cramer) Groenewold, was born November 2, 1919 on a farm near Everly, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Waterford Twsp., Iowa, where she received her early educat...
Arthur 'Artie' Dean Barglof
Thursday, April 09, 1942 - Friday, June 12, 2015
Arthur 'Artie' Dean Barglof
Arthur Dean Barglof, son of Ernest and Myrtle (Lykins) Barglof, was born on the family farm on April 9, 1942, in Greenville, Iowa. He attended and graduated from Greenville-Rossie High School where he excelled at basketball and baseball. ...
Katie Lynne Grave Anderson
Friday, December 16, 1983 - Sunday, June 07, 2015
Katie Lynne Grave Anderson
Katie Lynne Anderson was born December 16, 1983 to Lance and Linda Grave of Spencer Iowa. She passed away at the age of 31 on June 7th 2015 in a fatal car accident in Fairfield, CA. Her childhood was spent in the town she was raised, Spencer, IA. Her...
Michael Alan Lindahl
Friday, April 16, 1948 - Sunday, June 07, 2015
Michael Alan Lindahl
Michael Alan Lindahl, the son of Richard (Dick) Lindahl and Bonnie Markley, was born on April 16, 1948, in Fremont, Nebraska. He grew up and lived in Fremont, Nebraska with his sister, Jini Leigh (Lindahl) Voss and grandfather Clinton Jonathan a...
Betty Sullivan
Sunday, July 28, 1929 - Saturday, June 06, 2015
Betty Sullivan
Sheri Hallett
Sunday, October 31, 1954 - Saturday, June 06, 2015
Sheri Hallett
Sheri Ann Hallett was born October 31, 1954 in Sioux Rapids Iowa to Elwyn and Mary Peterson. She spent her early years in Marathon, Iowa and later moved to Spencer where she graduated in 1972. Sheri met Richard Hallett in 1967 at the age of 1...
Robert 'Bob' Elton
Wednesday, March 13, 1935 - Saturday, June 06, 2015
Robert 'Bob' Elton
Robert Lee Elton, 80, passed away peacefully at Lakes Regional Healthcare, Spirit Lake, IA on June 6, 2015. Bob was born on March 13, 1935 to Rudy and Helen Elton in Caledonia, MN. Bob graduated from Creston High School, Creston, IA, in 1953. He s...
Steve Kozelka
Wednesday, July 06, 1977 - Saturday, June 06, 2015
Steve Kozelka
Steven Francis Kozelka, the son of Frank Kozelka, was born on July 6, 1977, in Prairie du Chien, WI, where he was raised and received his early education. Following graduation, he worked for a Waste Management company and then Miller Beer Compan...
Rev. William Henry Brott
Wednesday, February 24, 1926 - Thursday, June 04, 2015
Rev. William Henry Brott
William H. Brott, son of Dale and Edith Clark Brott, was born February 24, 1926, in Ruthven, Iowa. William received his educat...
Juanita Hicks
Tuesday, May 11, 1937 - Thursday, June 04, 2015
Juanita Hicks
Juanita 'Nita' Ober Hicks, was born in Galveston, TX on May 11, 1937, the daughter of Henry John Ober and Virginia Rivas Ober. She attended school in Galveston, graduating from Ball High School in 1955. Nita married Les Hicks in 1972. Les br...
Arnold White
Wednesday, December 28, 1932 - Tuesday, June 02, 2015
Arnold White
Arnold Robert White, the third son of Eddie B. and Lucille (Swanson) White, was born on December 28, 1932, on the family farm near Mallard, Iowa. He passed away on June 2, 2015, of a sudden heart attack at the farm, at the age of 82. Arnie att...
LaVern Benson
Wednesday, April 07, 1926 - Monday, June 01, 2015
LaVern Benson
LaVern Benson, the son of Howard Clinton and Gladys Fern (DeWitt) Benson, was born April 7, 1926, in What Cheer, IA. His childhood years were spent in Montezuma, IA, where he received his early education through the 7th grade. His family later move...
Sylvia Adeline Corcoran
Saturday, August 04, 1923 - Monday, June 01, 2015
Sylvia Adeline Corcoran
Sylvia Adeline Corcoran, the daughter of Joseph and Josephine (Jilek) Novak, was born on August 4, 1923 in Avon, SD. She grew up in the area and received her early education by attending country schools. She attended college in Springfield, SD w...
Alice Darlene Gaston
Sunday, May 22, 1927 - Friday, May 29, 2015
Alice Darlene Gaston
Alice Darlene Gaston, the daughter of Wallace and Nellie (Nelson) Kenney, was born May 22, 1927 in Rich Hill, MO. Her childhood years were spent in Rich Hill, where she received her education. During her childhood years, she enjoyed helping on...
Elizabeth Ann 'Beth' Speidel
Thursday, August 16, 1962 - Friday, May 22, 2015
Elizabeth Ann 'Beth' Speidel
Elizabeth Ann Speidel, the daughter of Richard and Frances (Murphy) Warner, was born on August 16, 1962, in Hammond, Indiana. She grew up on a farm near Lowell, Indiana, where she received her early education and graduating from high school. ...
Donald Lyle Knephoff
Saturday, September 29, 1934 - Thursday, May 21, 2015
Donald Lyle Knephoff
In Loving Memory of Donald Lyle Knephoff Donald L Knephoff was born on September 29, 1934 in Grand Island, NE. to Lauren E & Louise I (Haines) Knephoff. The family moved to California when Donald was about 6 years old, where Donald received ...
Lorene 'Gunnie' Brower
Thursday, October 12, 1922 - Thursday, May 21, 2015
Lorene 'Gunnie' Brower
Lorene "Gunnie" Marie Brower, the daughter of Pearly and Abbie (Goyette) Morrow was born on October 12, 1922, in Royal, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in the Royal area where she attended school, graduating from Royal High School. She th...
Sharon Eileen Delvecchio
Sunday, December 15, 1963 - Thursday, May 21, 2015
Sharon Eileen Delvecchio
Ruby Hughes
Wednesday, May 17, 1922 - Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Ruby Hughes
Ruby Darlene Hughes, the daughter of Charles and Minnie Moller Henaman, was born May 17, 1922 in Spencer, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent on the family farm and she received her education in country school. Ruby married George Vernon Hugh...
Robert B. Gould
Saturday, February 18, 1922 - Monday, May 18, 2015
Robert B. Gould
Robert Bryson 'Bob' Gould, son of George Byron Gould and Mary Elder was born February 18, 1922 on a farm east of Spencer, and then moved to the family farm north of Spencer in 1936. Bob earned his early education from country school and then went o...
Lori Ann Buckley
Wednesday, April 10, 1963 - Sunday, May 17, 2015
Lori Ann Buckley
Lori Ann Hatten-Buckley, the daughter of John and JoAnn Hatten, was born on April 10, 1963, in Algona, IA. Most of her childhood years were spent in Spencer, IA, where she received her education, graduating from Spencer High School in 1981. ...
Thomas Dean Fitzloff
Saturday, December 09, 1961 - Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Thomas Dean Fitzloff
Thomas Dean Fitzloff, the son of Gary and Sharon (Wieneke) Fitzloff, was born December 9, 1961, in Spencer, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Spencer, where he received his education, graduating from Spencer High School in 1980. Tom was...
Robert Knudtson Samuelson
Tuesday, May 03, 1927 - Monday, May 11, 2015
Robert Knudtson Samuelson
Robert Knudtson Samuelson, the son of Oliver and Joran (Knudtson) Samuelson, was born May 3, 1927 in Royal, IA. His childhood years were spent in Linn Grove, IA, where he received his education. Bob married Lois Johnson on November 19, 1944 in...
Gary Brigham
Wednesday, October 01, 1941 - Monday, May 11, 2015
Gary Brigham
Gary Lee Brigham, the son of Arthur and Helen (Banks) Brigham, was born in Spencer, IA, on October 1, 1941. Gary was raised and attended school in Everly, where he graduated from Everly High School in 1960. Following graduation, he farmed with h...
Edward 'Buster' Phipps
Sunday, May 25, 1930 - Saturday, May 09, 2015
Edward 'Buster' Phipps
Edward was born May 25, 1930 in Sioux Rapids, Iowa to Ernest F. and Ruth H. (Weaver) Phipps. He was raised on a farm close to Sioux Rapids, receiving his education from the Sioux Rapids Community School District where he graduated from high schoo...
Wendell Hugh Jones
Wednesday, September 09, 1925 - Friday, May 08, 2015
Wendell Hugh Jones
Wendell Hugh Jones, the son of Hugh Richard and Susie Marie Brooks Jones, was born September 9, 1925, in Douglas Township on the family farm. Wendell received his early education and graduated from Rossie High School. Following his schooling, he e...
Lorn Martin Cook
Monday, October 16, 1933 - Wednesday, May 06, 2015
Lorn Martin Cook
Lorn Martin Cook, the son of Lawrence and Berniece Wieneke Cook, was born October 16, 1933 in Adrian, MN. His childhood years were spent in Adrian, where he received his education. Lorn enlisted with the United States Army in June of 1954 and serve...
Maurice Dean Coover
Sunday, April 05, 1936 - Wednesday, May 06, 2015
Maurice Dean Coover
Maurice Dean Coover, the son of Morrell and Florence (Arms) Coover was born April 5, 1936, in Spencer, IA. His childhood years were spent in the Gillette Grove area where he attended school, graduating from Gillette Grove High School in 1953. ...
Richard Irving Thiessen
Wednesday, July 27, 1927 - Friday, May 01, 2015
Richard Irving Thiessen
Richard Irving 'Dick' Thiessen, the son of Albert and Clara (Fell) Thiessen, was born July 27, 1927 on a farm north of Everly. His childhood years were spent north of Everly in Westport Township, where he attended country schools. When he was in 6th ...
Clinton Lee Stough
Friday, October 30, 1931 - Thursday, April 30, 2015
Clinton Lee Stough
Clinton Lee Stough, the son of James and Ethel (Greenwood) Stough, was born on October 30, 1931 in Jackson, MN. He was raised and grew up on a farm near Petersburg, MN, where he received his early education. Clinton graduated from high school ...
Margaret LaVonne Hanson
Friday, August 10, 1923 - Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Margaret LaVonne Hanson
Margaret LaVonne Hanson, the daughter of George and Irma (Blackmer) Selzer, was born August 10, 1923 in Peterson, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in rural Clay County, where she received her education in country schools, later graduating f...
Harvey Vanderveen
Monday, November 09, 1942 - Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Harvey Vanderveen
Harvey Dean VanderVeen, son of Henry and Nell VanderVeen, was born November 9th, 1942 in Orange City Iowa. He spent his childhood years in Orange City and received his education there. Harv married Karen Hollander February 21st, 1962 in Sh...
Darlane L. Campbell
Tuesday, September 11, 1917 - Saturday, April 25, 2015
Darlane L. Campbell
Darlane L. Campbell, the daughter of Clifford and Tena (Meyer) Wright, was born September 11, 1917, in Carnarvon, Iowa. Dar attended school in Sac County. On May 10, 1933, Dar married Lorenzo Campbell in Lake City, Iowa. In December of 1...
Lucille Fear
Tuesday, October 27, 1925 - Thursday, April 23, 2015
Lucille Fear
Lucille I. Fear, the daughter of Edward and Sophia (Kromminga) Bleeker, was born October 27, 1925 on the family farm near Spencer, Iowa. It was in that community she was raised and in the country schools that she received her early education. ...
Arlyn 'Butch' Jay Bergendahl
Thursday, November 19, 1942 - Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Arlyn 'Butch' Jay Bergendahl
Arlyn 'Butch' Jay Bergendahl, the son of Eddie and Maxine (Elliott) was born November 19, 1942, in Harris, IA. He received his education in Harris, Sibley, and graduated from Ocheyedan Community High School in 1961. He joined the Army National Guard...
Michael James Houchins
Wednesday, December 09, 1959 - Sunday, April 19, 2015
Michael James Houchins
Michael James Houchins, the son of Jim and Nancy Peterson Houchins, was born December 9, 1959 in Iowa City, Iowa. He attended grade school in Stratford, Iowa. He graduated from Ogden Community Schools in Ogden, Iowa in 1978. He received his under ...
Carol Lynn Shoemaker
Thursday, December 25, 1947 - Sunday, April 19, 2015
Carol Lynn Shoemaker
Carol Lynn Shoemaker, the daughter of Kenneth and Florence (Compher) Shoemaker was born December 25, 1947 in San Diego, CA. Her childhood years were spent in the Cedar Lake, IN area where she went to school, graduating in 1965. Carol attai...
Lynn Salton
Monday, December 29, 1952 - Monday, April 13, 2015
Lynn Salton
Lynn Diane Salton, the daughter of Richard and Tillie (Noble) Olson, was born December 29, 1952, in Estherville, IA. Her childhood years were spent on a farm outside of Terril, IA, where she received her education at Lake Center School south of Terr...
Russell L. Jensen
Wednesday, December 11, 1935 - Saturday, April 11, 2015
Russell L. Jensen
Russell L. Jensen, the son of Albert 'Bert' and Constance 'Connie' Meisenbach Jensen, was born December 11, 1935 on the family farm rural Rolfe, Iowa. Russ received his early education and graduated from the Des Moines Township Country School in 195...
Harvey William 'Bill' Beams
Saturday, March 27, 1926 - Saturday, April 11, 2015
Harvey William 'Bill' Beams
Harvey William "Bill" Beams, the son of William Henry and Margaret (Austin) Beams, was born March 27, 1926 in Lake Center Township in Clay County, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Dickens, where he received his education through the 7th grade...
Ann Therese Kirby
Friday, January 04, 1929 - Tuesday, April 07, 2015
Ann Therese Kirby
Ann Therese Kirby was born on January 4, 1929 in Emmetsburg, IA to Phillip and Corneil (Berry) Kirby. She lived her growing-up years in the Emmetsburg and Algona, IA areas and moved to Spencer, IA for high School. Therese retired from Nort...
Marcella McCord
Sunday, January 03, 1943 - Monday, April 06, 2015
Marcella McCord
Marcella Marie McCord, the daughter of Louis and Evelyn (Kelsey) Vodraska was born January 3, 1943 in Pocahontas, IA. Her childhood years were spent in the Pocahontas area. Marcella moved to Fostoria in 1967 & resided there until 2013 when...
Frances Jensena Larsen
Saturday, February 26, 1921 - Monday, April 06, 2015
Frances Jensena Larsen
On February 26, 1921 Clarence (Tim) Bohlen and Sylvia (Kinseth) Bohlen were blessed with the birth of their daughter Frances Jensena Bohlen. Frances' life began in Alexander, Iowa where she grew up, graduated high school and married the love of her ...
Arlo Maurice Benson
Friday, September 01, 1922 - Saturday, April 04, 2015
Arlo Maurice Benson
Arlo Maurice Benson, the son of Clifford and Hazel (Rutherford) Benson was born in a farmhouse near Marathon, Iowa where he lived for most of his life. He had a full life with both sadness and happiness. His father died when he was 3 and he ...
Glenn 'Whitey' Roos
Monday, October 15, 1928 - Sunday, March 29, 2015
Glenn 'Whitey' Roos
Glenn Eldon 'Whitey' Roos, the son of Arie D. and Jennie (Oldenkamp) Roos, was born October 15, 1928 in Hospers, IA. His childhood years were spent in the Sioux County, IA area, where he received his education. After his schooling, he entered ...
Kent Stanley Olson
Thursday, August 30, 1956 - Saturday, March 28, 2015
Kent Stanley Olson
Kent Stanley Olson, the son of Stanley and Margaret (Mason) Olson was born on August 30, 1956 in Spencer, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Ruthven, Iowa. This is where he graduated from in 1975. He then went to Iowa State University ...
Wilda Marie Hintz
Tuesday, January 06, 1953 - Monday, March 23, 2015
Wilda Marie Hintz
Velma Sylvia Schomburg
Friday, November 03, 1922 - Saturday, March 21, 2015
Velma Sylvia Schomburg
Velma was born on November 3, 1922 in Douglas Township in Clay County to Waldo and Olga Walstrom Lundt. Velma grew up on the family farm and graduated from Linn Grove High School. After attending Morningside College she was employed as a secretary at...
Eleanor Mae King
Monday, November 13, 1916 - Saturday, March 21, 2015
Eleanor Mae King
Eleanor Mae King, the daughter of Elmer and Stella (Norland) Frink, was born November 13, 1916 in Armstrong, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Emmetsburg, where she received her education, graduating from Emmetsburg High School. Eleanor ...
Merle 'Tate' William Adams
Monday, April 16, 1928 - Saturday, March 21, 2015
Merle 'Tate' William Adams
Merle "Tate" William Adams, the son of Merle William and Lena (Olmstead) Adams, was born April 16, 1928 in Gillett Grove, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Gillett Grove, where he received his education, graduating from Gillett Grove High Scho...
Mark Alan Cooper
Saturday, February 03, 1962 - Thursday, March 19, 2015
Mark Alan Cooper
Mark Alan Cooper, the son of Jack and Karen (Tesch) Cooper, was born February 3, 1962, in Cherokee, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Marcus and later Sutherland, Iowa, where he received his education, graduating from Sutherland High Scho...
Leonard John Wersinger
Saturday, January 02, 1926 - Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Leonard John Wersinger
of Spencer formerly of Remsen, Iowa and the Iowa Great Lakes area. Leonard John Wersinger, the son of Joseph and Minnie (Unkrur) Wersinger, was born January 2, 1926 in Remsen, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Remsen, where he received his ...
Dean Stuhr Anderson
Wednesday, December 01, 1954 - Sunday, March 15, 2015
Dean Stuhr Anderson
Dean Stuhr Anderson, the son of Kenneth Lloyd Anderson and Althea Stuhr Anderson, was born December 1, 1954 in Waukegan, IL. His family moved to Spencer, IA when he was 9 years old. Dean graduated from Spencer High School and then continued his educa...
Lee Schmidt
Thursday, June 04, 1953 - Thursday, March 12, 2015
Lee Schmidt
Lee Allen Schmidt, the son of Donald and Barbara (Wieben) Schmidt, was born on June 4, 1953 in Spencer, Iowa. His childhood years were spent on the farm in Royal and Everly. Lee attended school in Everly, IA and graduated from Every High School in ...
Lin Montgomery
Wednesday, June 29, 1960 - Thursday, March 12, 2015
Lin Montgomery
Lin Montgomery, the daughter of V. Donald and Marianne (Rahbusch) Lenhart was born on June 29, 1960, in Hartley, Iowa. She grew up in the Sutherland area on a dairy farm. She attended school in Sutherland and graduated from high school in 1978. ...
Harry Jalas
Wednesday, April 08, 1925 - Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Harry Jalas
Harry Theodore Jalas, the son of Henry and Mollie Maria Dorthea (Back) Jalas, was born on April 8, 1925, in Sutherland, Iowa. He was raised and went to school in Sutherland. Following his schooling he entered into military on January 10, 1946, s...
Lura Mae Johnson
Thursday, June 07, 1928 - Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Lura Mae Johnson
Lura Mae Johnson, 86 of Spencer and Okoboji, IA, passed away on March 10, 2015 in Tempe, AZ. Funeral services will be held at Grace United Methodist Church in Spencer, IA on Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 1:00 P.M., with a graveside service to foll...
Clara Anna Sickelka
Sunday, August 16, 1931 - Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Clara Anna Sickelka
Clara Anna Sickelka, the daughter of Walter and Clara (Hoppe) Ebel, was born August 16, 1931 in Iona, MN. Her childhood years were spent on a farm outside of Granville, IA, where she received her education, graduating from Paullina High School....
Steven Beaton
Thursday, December 19, 1957 - Monday, March 09, 2015
Steven Beaton
Steven Charles Beaton, the son of Charles and Eleanor (McIntire) Beaton was born on December 19, 1957 in Cherokee, IA. His childhood years were spent in the Marcus, IA area, where he attended school, graduating from Marcus High School in 1976. A...
Charles G. Mills
Tuesday, November 24, 1925 - Sunday, March 08, 2015
Charles G. Mills
Charles George Mills was born on November 24, 1925, to Pearl (Barglof) Mills and Ross Mills on a farm near Greenville, Iowa. He had one older brother, Raymond, and twin younger siblings Fay and Kay. He attended school in Greenville, where he gra...
Dorris Brooks
Sunday, September 07, 1924 - Tuesday, March 03, 2015
Dorris Brooks
Dorris Mulford Brooks, the daughter of Alfred Clark Mulford and Anna Caroline Vorwerck, was born September 7, 1924 in West Orange, New Jersey. Dorris married Frank A. Brooks, Jr. on August 11, 1951 in West Orange, NJ. Following their marriage,...
William Joseph Pope
Thursday, March 08, 1956 - Sunday, March 01, 2015
William Joseph Pope
William Joseph Pope, the son of Arthur and Alberta (Bates) Pope, was born March 8, 1956 in Washington, DC. His childhood years were spent in Virginia, where he received his education and graduated from high school in 1974. He entered the milit...
Vivolyn Keninger
Friday, January 19, 1923 - Saturday, February 28, 2015
Vivolyn Keninger
Vivolyn Katherine Keninger was born on January 19, 1923, in German Township, Grundy County, Iowa, the daughter of Ray and Ella Toomsen. She grew up on a farm near Wellsburg, Iowa, attended a country school and was a member of St. Peter's Reforme...
Michael Wayne Craig
Wednesday, March 20, 1957 - Friday, February 27, 2015
Michael Wayne Craig
Lois Maxine Michelson
Tuesday, January 08, 1918 - Thursday, February 26, 2015
Lois Maxine Michelson
Lois Maxine Michelson, the daughter of A.L. and Lorraine Faulkner Santage, was born January 8, 1918 in Royal, Iowa. She received her education from the Spencer High School. On November 25, 1936, Lois married Elmer Michelson in Sioux Falls, Sou...
Imelda 'Millie' Roth
Wednesday, January 14, 1920 - Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Imelda 'Millie' Roth
Imelda "Millie" Roth, the daughter of Nick and Mary (Heller) Kramer, was born January 14, 1920 in Carroll, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Carroll, where she received her education, graduating from Carroll High School. Millie married Earl R...
Barbara Jane McKay
Sunday, October 24, 1920 - Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Barbara Jane McKay
In the words of Pastor Kay Hooper, Jim and Barb McKay are together again in peace and in the loving arms of God. Jim departing this life on December 8, 2014 and Barb on February 24, 2015. A memorial service celebrating their lives will be held at a l...
Gaylen Ray Wolthuis
Monday, July 06, 1953 - Monday, February 23, 2015
Gaylen Ray Wolthuis
Gaylen Ray Wolthuis, the son of George and Erma (Simpson) Wolthuis was born on July 6, 1953 in Spencer, IA. His childhood years were spent in the Everly, IA area, where he attended Everly schools, graduating from Everly High School in 1971. ...
F. Merle Yager
Tuesday, April 03, 1928 - Saturday, February 21, 2015
F. Merle Yager
Franklin 'Merle' Yager, the son of Lee and Leda (Lawson) Yager, was born April 3, 1928 in Lake Park, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Lake Park, where he received his education at Excelsior Consolidated elementary and later graduated fr...
William 'Bill' Franklin Carpenter
Monday, September 21, 1942 - Thursday, February 19, 2015
William 'Bill' Franklin Carpenter
William 'Bill' Franklin Carpenter was born September 21, 1942 to W. E. (Bob) and Ferne R. (Mandelkow) Carpenter in Spencer, Iowa. He graduated from Spencer High School in 1962. Bill spent the summers with his parents at their cottage on...
Mary Lou Traughber
Tuesday, March 15, 1932 - Thursday, February 19, 2015
Mary Lou Traughber
Mary Lou Traughber, the daughter of Louis and Elsie (Vollmer) Batschelet, was born March 15, 1932 in Spencer, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Spencer, where she received her education graduating from Spencer High School in 1950. Mary L...
Sherry Ann Thomas
Wednesday, December 14, 1949 - Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Sherry Ann Thomas
Of Webb, Iowa
Alice Bertha Hoberg
Wednesday, May 18, 1921 - Sunday, February 15, 2015
Alice Bertha Hoberg
Alice Bertha Hoberg, the daughter of Edward and Sybil (Brooks) McDonald, was born May 18, 1921 in Winner, SD. When she was an infant, her family moved to Agenda, KS. After she had initially started school, her family moved to Omaha, NE, where her y...
Opal Mae Jessen
Friday, August 11, 1922 - Sunday, February 15, 2015
Opal Mae Jessen
Opal Mae Jessen, the daughter of Walter and Adelia (Wills) Woltersdorf, was born August 11, 1922 in Plessis, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in the Hartley area, where she received her education, graduating from Hartley High School in 1940. Af...
Ruth Ann Wehler
Thursday, December 15, 1921 - Friday, February 13, 2015
Ruth Ann Wehler
Ruth Ann (Hirt) Wehler, the daughter of Walter and Anna (Goering) Hirt, was born December 15th, 1921 in Hartley, IA. She grew up on a farm outside of Hartley and always had fond memories of those years. She received her education in Hartley, gradua...
David Dale Killmer
Thursday, October 30, 1947 - Friday, February 13, 2015
David Dale Killmer
David Dale Killmer, the son of George and Cecelia (Asmussen) Killmer was born October 30, 1947 in Hartley, IA. His childhood years were spent in the Moneta, IA area. He attended school in Everly, IA, graduating from Everly High School in 1966. ...
Mary Evelyn Uhe
Saturday, September 04, 1920 - Monday, February 09, 2015
Mary Evelyn Uhe
Mary Evelyn Harrington, the daughter of Leo and Ruth (Sweeney) Harrington, was born September 4, 1920 on a farm north of Sanborn, Iowa. She attended elementary school and received her high school diploma from Sanborn. After high school, s...
Marguerite 'Margie' Rae Umbrell
Wednesday, July 27, 1966 - Saturday, February 07, 2015
Marguerite 'Margie' Rae Umbrell
Marguerite 'Margie' Rae Umbrell, the daughter of Marvin Umbrell and Barbara Winthers, was born July 27, 1966 in Spencer, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Spencer, where she received her education in Spencer schools. After her schooling, she ...
Grover Franz Reiser
Saturday, May 17, 1947 - Saturday, February 07, 2015
Grover Franz Reiser
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the Orphaned & Injured Wildlife, Inc. at: Orpaned & Injured Wildlife, Inc. Non-Profit Wildlife Care 3012 Center Lake Drive Spirit Lake, Iowa 51360 712-336-3827 Grover Franz Reiser was born ...
Marjorie Warner Cornwall
Saturday, October 05, 1929 - Friday, February 06, 2015
Marjorie Warner Cornwall
Marjorie Cornwall, Urbandale, Iowa, formerly of Spencer, Iowa Marjorie Warner Cornwall, 85, was born October 5, 1929, in Minneapolis, Mn to Milton and Ethel Lund Warner. She passed away on Feb, 6, 2015 after a brief stay at Mercy Hospice House in ...
Raymond Doherty
Sunday, January 17, 1932 - Friday, February 06, 2015
Raymond Doherty
Raymond Joseph Doherty, the son of Raymond and Mary (Spain) Doherty, was born January 17, 1932, in Rock Valley, IA. He received his early education and graduated from Rock Valley High School in 1949. Ray served in the United States Air Force fro...
Richard 'Rick' Jackson
Thursday, March 24, 1960 - Friday, February 06, 2015
Richard 'Rick' Jackson
Of Terril, Iowa Richard 'Rick' Gary Jackson, the son of Gary and Karen (Johnson) Jackson, was born March 24, 1960 in Spencer, Iowa. His childhood years were spent on a farm near Dickens. He attended Lake Center School during his kindergarte...
Phyllis 'Arlene' Galbraith
Friday, April 27, 1928 - Wednesday, February 04, 2015
Phyllis 'Arlene' Galbraith
Phyllis Arlene (Struve) Galbraith was born April 27, 1928 on a farm near Linn Grove, Iowa to Walter and Jennie (French) Struve. All her life she was known as Arlene. Her early years were spent growing up on the farm where her favorite pastime was pl...
Gary Tunink
Tuesday, October 31, 1944 - Tuesday, February 03, 2015
Gary Tunink
Gary Herman Tunink, the son of Bernard and Irma (Stangel) Tunink, was born on October 31, 1944 in Templeton, IA. He grew up in the Glidden area and graduated Glidden High School in 1962. Gary married Betty Jane Florke on February 27, 1965...
Leroy 'Bud' Welle
Thursday, March 06, 1930 - Tuesday, February 03, 2015
Leroy 'Bud' Welle
Elvin Leroy "Bud" Welle, the son of Lester and Pearl (Arms) Welle, was born March 6, 1930 in Greenville, IA. He was the oldest of eleven children. Bud moved to rural Milford in the spring of 1943 and graduated from Okoboji Consolidated High School ...
William 'Bill' T. Cook
Tuesday, May 31, 1927 - Monday, February 02, 2015
William 'Bill' T. Cook
William 'Bill' Cook, the son of Oscar and Kathryn (Smith) Cook, was born May 31, 1927 in Sioux Falls, SD. His childhood years were spent in Sioux Falls, where he received his early education later graduating from Sioux Falls Washington High Schoo...
Tommy 'Tom' Ray Otis
Thursday, February 23, 1928 - Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Tommy 'Tom' Ray Otis
Tom Otis passed away Wednesday, Jan. 28 in Spencer, Iowa. A celebration of his life will be held at Spencer Golf and Country Club on Saturday, Feb. 7 from 2-4 p.m. Tommy Ray Otis was born in Forest City, Iowa, in 1928 to G. Carol Otis and Melin...
Dorothy Schurmann
Sunday, May 17, 1925 - Monday, January 26, 2015
Dorothy Schurmann
Dorothy O. Jantz Schurmann, was born May 17, 1925 to Adolph and Susie Koehn Jantz in Larned, Kansas. She passed away January 26, 2015 in Spencer, Iowa. On August 18, 1946, she married Cliff Schurmann of Graettinger, Iowa. She is survived by h...
Delbert Petersen
Monday, July 17, 1916 - Sunday, January 25, 2015
Delbert Petersen
Delbert Petersen, the son of Alma Petersen, was born July 17, 1916 in Sutherland, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in O'Brien County, where he received his early education in country schools. Delbert entered the military in 1943 and served with...
Robert Wayne Steele
Saturday, December 28, 1918 - Sunday, January 25, 2015
Robert Wayne Steele
Robert Wayne Steele, the son of Silas and Della (Borland) Steele was born December 28, 1918, on the family farm. His childhood years were spent in the Sutherland area where he attended school, graduating in 1936. Robert married Maxine Gies...
Janice McDaniel
Monday, June 05, 1933 - Sunday, January 25, 2015
Janice McDaniel
Janice Clare McDaniel, age 81, of Sutherland, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, January 25, 2015 at her Century Farm home North of Peterson. Janice was born on June 5, 1933 on a farm South of Peterson, IA. to Irma May (Woolston) and Cliffor...
Eugene Thomas Kehoe
Saturday, January 25, 1930 - Saturday, January 24, 2015
Eugene Thomas Kehoe
Eugene Thomas Kehoe, the son of George and Hazel (Louter) Kehoe, was born January 25, 1930, in Milford, Iowa. He graduated from Milford High School in 1949. Eugene entered the military in 1951, and served with the Army during the Korean War un...
Helma Janet Hofsommer
Wednesday, May 29, 1912 - Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Helma Janet Hofsommer
Helma Janet Hofsommer, the daughter of Lars and Anna (Dovre) Schager, was born May 29, 1912 in Center Township, Allamakee, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Dows, Iowa, where she received her education, graduating from Dows High School. In ...
Margie Mae Hallett
Monday, April 30, 1928 - Monday, January 19, 2015
Margie Mae Hallett
Margie Mae Hallett, the daughter of Aloisius and Emma (Salwalke) Nothem, was born April 30th 1928 in Remsen, IA. She attended Remsen schools until moving to Sioux City, IA where she attended school at the Cathedral. She enjoyed making memories with ...
Marianne Lenhart
Friday, January 20, 1928 - Monday, January 19, 2015
Marianne Lenhart
Marianne Rahbusch Lenhart, the daughter of Wilhelm and Catherine (Hansen) Rahbusch, was born January 20, 1928 in Germany. Her family came to America when she was an infant and they settled in Sutherland, Iowa. She received her education in the Suth...
Norma Galbraith
Wednesday, November 26, 1913 - Sunday, January 18, 2015
Norma Galbraith
Norma (Scott) Galbraith, age 101, passed away on January 18, 2015 at The Ruthven Community Care Center. A family service will be held at Warner Funeral Home, followed by interment at North Lawn Cemetery. In Lieu of flowers, memorials may b...
Darlene Herrin
Thursday, October 07, 1926 - Saturday, January 17, 2015
Darlene Herrin
Darlene Herrin, the daughter of Claus and Dena (Deneui) Wolthuis was born October 7, 1926 in Everly, IA. Her childhood years were spent in the Everly area. She graduated from Okoboji High School in 1945. Darlene moved to California for a w...
Mervin Schreyer Rebhuhn
Sunday, May 10, 1931 - Friday, January 09, 2015
Mervin Schreyer Rebhuhn
Mervin Schreyer Rebhuhn, the son of Martin and Dora Schreyer Rebhuhn, was born May 10, 1931 in Pocahontas, Iowa. He graduated from Pocahontas High School in 1949, and after graduation, he served in the Army for two years during the Korean War. ...
Marcia Joan (Dow) Gustin
Monday, March 16, 1936 - Thursday, January 08, 2015
Marcia Joan (Dow) Gustin
Marcia Joan (Dow) Gustin, the daughter of Edward and Ella (Brown) Dow, was born March 16, 1936 in Riverside, IL. She attended Riverside/Brookfield Schools, graduating in 1954. She later attended Grinnell College, graduating from Buena Vista Colleg...
Ember Elizabeth Smith
Friday, April 29, 2011 - Wednesday, January 07, 2015
Ember Elizabeth Smith
Ember Elizabeth Smith, the daughter of Kevin and Breanna (Coker) Smith, was born on April 29, 2011 in Spencer, Iowa. Ember lived in Ruthven with her parents. Ember was a very happy little girl. She was always playful and made you smile. She liked...
Ruth A. Siple
Saturday, October 09, 1920 - Wednesday, January 07, 2015
Ruth A. Siple
Ruth Arlene Siple, the daughter of Arthur and Eleanore (Hansen) Elder was born October 9, 1920 in Parkersburg, IA. Her childhood years were spent in the Terril, IA area, where she attended school. Ruth married Marshall Siple on January 8, ...
Dr. Jerry X Tamisiea
Friday, June 18, 1926 - Wednesday, January 07, 2015
Dr. Jerry X Tamisiea
Dr. Jerry X Tamisiea (88) of Spirit Lake, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, January 7, 2015, at the Dickinson County Memorial Hospital in Spirit Lake. Born on June 18, 1926, in Craig, Nebraska, Jerry leaves behind his wife of 62 years, Alpha Mae (Fear...
Dorothy Joan Strawn
Monday, June 15, 1925 - Tuesday, January 06, 2015
Dorothy Joan Strawn
Dorothy Joan Strawn, the daughter of John and Dorothea Jensen Erbs, was born June 15, 1925 in Dickens, Iowa. She received her early education and graduated from Lake Center Township Consolidated School in 1942. Dorothy continued her education at Ha...
Eugene 'Gene' Franklin Merrill
Tuesday, November 29, 1927 - Tuesday, January 06, 2015
Eugene 'Gene' Franklin Merrill
Eugene Franklin Merrill, the son of Adelbert and Beda (Anderson) Merrill, was born November 29, 1927 in Marathon, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Ayrshire, Iowa, where he received his education. After his schooling, he entered the mili...
Charles Earnest 'Spider' Woods
Wednesday, March 14, 1945 - Monday, January 05, 2015
Charles Earnest 'Spider' Woods
Charles Earnest 'Spider' Woods, the son of Dale and Esther (Angle) Woods, was born on March 14, 1945, in Garner, IA. As a young child Charles's family lived in various communities, including Germany, before settling in Spencer in 1962. He finish...
Frances Vivian 'Peters' Slinger
Tuesday, October 05, 1926 - Monday, January 05, 2015
Frances Vivian 'Peters' Slinger
Frances Vivian 'Peters' Slinger, was born at Sibley, Iowa on October 5, 1926. She grew up in the Hartley area where she attended country school. She married Robert (Bob) Peters on January 29, 1942. To this union three daughters were born...
Vivian Heikens Herbster
Sunday, September 29, 1918 - Monday, January 05, 2015
Vivian Heikens Herbster
Vivian Heikens Herbster, 96, died in Milford, Iowa, on Monday, January 5, 2015. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, January 9, 2015, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Milford with burial to follow at Evergreen Cemetery in rural Spen...
Betty Lou Osterson
Friday, September 17, 1943 - Sunday, January 04, 2015
Betty Lou Osterson
Betty Lou Osterson, the daughter of Harvey and Marion (Lambertus) Walstrom, was born on September 17, 1943 in Spencer, Iowa. She was raised and received her early education in the Greenville and Rossie Schools. On May 21, 1965, Betty marr...
William 'Bill' Lowe
Wednesday, November 07, 1934 - Sunday, January 04, 2015
William 'Bill' Lowe
William 'Bill' Theodore Lowe, the son of Leonard and Martha (Prentice) Lowe, was born November 7, 1934 in Mallard, IA. His childhood years were spent in Ayrshire, IA, where he received his education, graduating from Ayrshire High School. After...
Father John Francis Cain
Saturday, February 03, 1923 - Saturday, January 03, 2015
Father John Francis Cain
Father John Francis Cain, the son of James and Maria Murphy Cain, was born February 3, 1923 in Oyens, Iowa. He received his early education and graduated from the Moneta High School. Following his high school education, John stayed on the farm fo...
Merle Graff Jr.
Thursday, August 21, 1941 - Thursday, January 01, 2015
Merle Graff Jr.
Bernice Wolthuis Bowers
Saturday, September 30, 1916 - Tuesday, December 30, 2014
Bernice Wolthuis Bowers
Bernice Wolthuis Bowers was the first born to William & Anna (Pohl) Bendlin on September 30, 1916. She was baptized on November 5, 1916 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Manson and confirmed at First Evangelical Church in Spencer. She attended ...
Dawn Seeley
Saturday, October 31, 1959 - Tuesday, December 30, 2014
Dawn Seeley
Dawn, the daughter of Edgar and Phyllis DeVries, was born on October 31, 1959 in Monterey, California. Her childhood years were spent in Texas, Rhode Island, and Florida while her father served in the United States Navy. As a young teenager, she m...
John Lewis Smith
Saturday, February 25, 1922 - Tuesday, December 30, 2014
John Lewis Smith
John Lewis Smith, the son of Jacob and Lena (Schultz) Smith was born February 25, 1922 in Havelock, IA. His childhood years were spent in the Havelock area, where he attended school. John enlisted in the U.S. Navy after high school, servin...
Margaret Jeanne Gould
Tuesday, August 31, 1926 - Tuesday, December 30, 2014
Margaret Jeanne Gould
Margaret Jeanne Gould, the daughter of Theron Franklin Peel and Ona Belle Marsh Peel, was born August 31, 1926 in Sibley, Iowa. She received her early education in Sibley and graduated in 1944. Following high school, Margaret attended Northwest Bib...
Mavis Helen Olin
Sunday, January 27, 1918 - Monday, December 29, 2014
Mavis Helen Olin
Mavis Helen Olin, the daughter of Julius and Olga Matilda (Larson) Jenson, was born January 27, 1918, in Britt, Iowa. She graduated from Crystal Lake High School in 1935, and later attended UNI as an Education Major as well as a Basketball and Field...
Earl Curry, Jr
Saturday, October 24, 1925 - Monday, December 29, 2014
Earl Curry, Jr
Earl Curry Jr., age 89, of Spencer, Iowa, passed away peacefully at his home on Monday, December 29, 2014. Earl was born October 24, 1925 to Earl Sr. and Doris (Williams) Curry. He grew up in Spencer with short stints in Texas and Seattle Washingt...
Leroy Nellis
Monday, June 15, 1925 - Saturday, December 27, 2014
Leroy Nellis
Leroy Nellis, the son of Merrill and Helen (Baumeister) Nellis, was born June 15, 1925 in O'Brien County, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in the Hartley area, where he received his education in country schools. Leroy married Dori...
Helene Wegner
Wednesday, December 17, 1941 - Thursday, December 25, 2014
Helene Wegner
Helene Evelyn Wegner, the daughter of Art and Veronica (Mischak) Weber, was born December 17, 1941, in Waterloo, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Gilbertville, Iowa where she received her education, graduating from Don Bosco High School. Fo...
Wayne Allen Ginger
Monday, August 27, 1928 - Tuesday, December 23, 2014
Wayne Allen Ginger
Wayne Allen Ginger, the son of David and Kate Ginger, was born August 27, 1928, in Gaza, O'Brien County, Iowa. His early childhood years were spent in Sutherland, and in 1938 his family moved to Everly, Iowa, where he continued his education, g...
Daniel John Toft
Saturday, October 05, 1935 - Tuesday, December 23, 2014
Daniel John Toft
Daniel John Toft, 79, died at his home in Peterson, Iowa on December 22nd, 2014, of natural causes. Born on October 5th, 1935, Dan was shaped by small town life in the fairly new immigrant town of Royal, Iowa, set squarely in the verdant prairie. H...
Bettie E. Lawrence
Sunday, December 05, 1920 - Monday, December 22, 2014
Bettie E. Lawrence
Bettie E. Lawrence, the daughter of John and Alice (Towne) Elder, was born December 5th, 1920 in Spencer, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Spencer, where she received her education, graduating from Spencer High School in 1937. Betti...
Dale Schmidt
Thursday, February 17, 1927 - Saturday, December 20, 2014
Dale Schmidt
Dale Edwin Schmidt, the son of John and Mary (Ringering) Schmidt was born on February 17, 1927 in rural Everly, IA. His childhood years were spent in the rural areas of Everly and Okoboji, IA. He graduated from Okoboji Township High School in 1945. ...
Victor Hales
Tuesday, January 24, 1956 - Saturday, December 20, 2014
Victor Hales
Victor Lee Hales, the son of Vivian Marion and Ellen Louise (Watkins) Hales was born January 24, 1956 in Spencer, IA. His childhood years were spent in the Clay County area. He attended Terril schools, graduating from Terril High School in 1974....
Ralph 'Bud' Raymond Clark
Tuesday, July 14, 1925 - Friday, December 19, 2014
Ralph 'Bud' Raymond Clark
Ralph 'Bud' Raymond Clark, the son of Ralph and Surenda (Saunders) Clark was born July 14, 1925, in Dixon, Nebraska. His childhood years were spent in Newcastle, Nebraska where he received his education, graduating from Newcastle Public High School ...
Beverly Ann Beck
Thursday, February 26, 1948 - Thursday, December 18, 2014
Beverly Ann Beck
Beverly Ann Beck, the daughter of Robert and Dorothy (Taylor) Beck, was born February 26, 1948 in Spencer, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Spencer, where she received her early education at Spencer Schools. Her adult life was spent...
Vernon Dykstra
Saturday, February 01, 1930 - Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Vernon Dykstra
Vernon Bernard Dykstra, the son of Adrian (Ed) Michael and Dowina (Dorothy) Dykstra, was born February 1, 1930 in Marion, South Dakota. In 1934, they moved to a farm northwest of Everly, IA, where he received his education at Waterford Countr...
Hailey Ann Loehr
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Hailey Ann Loehr
Hailey Ann Loehr is lovingly survived by her parents, Trevor and Melissa (Lynch) Loehr of Spencer; her sister, Hana; paternal grandmother, Ruth Loehr of Spencer; maternal grandmother, Eileen Lynch of Trenton, MO; maternal grandfather, Tom Lynch and h...
Danielle Elizabeth Lord
Wednesday, August 28, 1991 - Monday, December 15, 2014
Danielle Elizabeth Lord
Danielle Elizabeth Lord, the daughter of Errol Lord and Elizabeth (Cross) Lord Frink, was born August 28, 1991 in Laguna Beach, CA. Her early childhood years were spent in California for 3 years, Sioux Center, Iowa for a few years, Sgt. Bluff, ...
Rodney Olson
Thursday, April 27, 1950 - Sunday, December 14, 2014
Rodney Olson
formerly of Wisconsin.
Marilyn Daloris Hemme
Sunday, November 30, 1941 - Friday, December 12, 2014
Marilyn Daloris Hemme
Marilyn Daloris Hemme, the daughter of Clair and Harriet (Heiter) Bollinger, was born on November 30, 1941, in Algona, IA. She grew up on a farm near Lone Rock, IA, where she received her early education. She then attended Sentral High Scho...
Theresa Ann Peters
Monday, May 28, 1962 - Thursday, December 11, 2014
Theresa Ann Peters
A loving, caring, giving woman Theresa Ann Peters, daughter of Jim and Loretta Peters. She was born in Herman, MN on May 28, 1962. Most of her childhood was spent in St. Cloud, MN where she graduated high school. Later in life she had three childr...
Leland W. Chamberlain
Tuesday, June 19, 1917 - Tuesday, December 09, 2014
Leland W. Chamberlain
A lifelong farmer and, as is often said, a "student of the soil" was born near Spencer on June 19, 1917, the son of Ralph and Alice (Runion) Chamberlain. Lee attended public schools in Spencer, graduating from Spencer High School in 1935. He rema...
Clifford Harold Hartmann
Thursday, March 15, 1923 - Monday, December 08, 2014
Clifford Harold Hartmann
Clifford Harold Hartmann, the son of Otto and Mary (Hansen) Hartmann, was born March 15, 1923 in Waterford Twsp., Clay County, IA. His childhood years were spent in Everly, where he received his education, graduating from Everly High School. He...
Steven R. Patten
Thursday, August 06, 1953 - Monday, December 08, 2014
Steven R. Patten
Steven Ray Patten, the son of William and Neoma (Fleming) Patten, was born August 6, 1953 in Buena Vista County, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Sioux Rapids, where he received his education graduating from Storm Lake High School in 197...
Margaret F. 'Peg' Nelson
Sunday, May 05, 1918 - Sunday, December 07, 2014
Margaret F. 'Peg'  Nelson
Margaret Fern 'Peg' Nelson, the daughter of Foster and Sarah Mae (DeGroff) Reed, was born May 5, 1918 in Ruthven, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Ruthven, where she received her education. She later attended 3 years at Drake Univer...
Shirley Ann Ludwig
Tuesday, November 20, 1934 - Sunday, December 07, 2014
Shirley Ann Ludwig
Shirley Ann Bishop was born on November 20, 1934 in Bryan, Ohio to Leona and Kermit Bishop. She grew up with her sister Delores in Glen Ellyn, Illinois. After Shirley attending Iowa State College and receiving her degree in home economics applie...
Eleanor Justine Phelps
Saturday, April 25, 1931 - Wednesday, December 03, 2014
Eleanor Justine Phelps
Eleanor Justine Phelps, the daughter of Elmer and Ida Noethe Huss, was born April 25, 1931 in Royal, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Royal, where she received her education. Eleanor married Harold Phelps on November 29, 1952 at St. Lou...
Marie Cecelia Miller
Tuesday, April 06, 1915 - Monday, December 01, 2014
Marie Cecelia Miller
Marie Cecelia Miller, the daughter of Jacob and Celia (Paulson) Johnson, was born April 6, 1915 in Estherville, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Estherville, where she received her education, graduating from Estherville High School. Mar...
Service of Remembrance 2014
Monday, December 01, 2014 - Monday, December 01, 2014
Service of Remembrance 2014
Warner Funeral Home, Hospice of Spencer Hospital and area churches are sponsoring a "Service of Remembrance" for anyone who has experienced the death of a loved one. This service will be held on Monday, December 1, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. at Hope Reformed...
R. Dean Seibel
Saturday, November 19, 1921 - Saturday, November 29, 2014
R. Dean Seibel
Roger Dean Seibel, passed away at the Spencer Hospital on Saturday, November 29, 2014 at the age of 93. Dean, son of Carl and Ava (Hagerty) Seibel was born November 19, 1921 in Clay County, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in the Gree...
Joseph Arthur Johnson
Wednesday, June 08, 1955 - Friday, November 28, 2014
Joseph Arthur Johnson
Joseph Arthur Johnson, the son of Alvin and Ruth (Schany) Johnson was born June 8, 1955, in Spencer, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in the Dickens area where he attended school, graduating from South Clay in 1974. Joseph worked for the ...
William 'Bill' Hans Peterson
Thursday, October 07, 1920 - Thursday, November 27, 2014
William 'Bill' Hans Peterson
William H. Peterson, the son of Hans and Vara Skewis Peterson, was born October 7, 1920, in Spencer, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Greenville, Iowa, where he graduated from high school in 1938. In 1941, Bill went to San Diego, California, t...
Lawrence Leon Evans
Friday, October 20, 1916 - Monday, November 24, 2014
Lawrence Leon Evans
Lawrence Leon Evans, the son of James and Olive (Smith) Evans, was born on October 20, 1916, in Monroe City, IN. His childhood years were spent in Clay County, where he received his education. After his schooling, he worked as a hired hand unt...
Robert Dean Kramme
Wednesday, July 20, 1927 - Sunday, November 23, 2014
Robert Dean Kramme
Robert Dean Kramme, the son of Jens and Gladys (Burrows) Kramme, was born July 20, 1927 in Sibley, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Sibley, where he received his education, graduating from Sibley High School. After his schooling, he ent...
Lucille May Hansen
Wednesday, July 17, 1929 - Friday, November 21, 2014
Lucille May Hansen
Lucille May Hansen, the daughter of Rev. Louis and Bernice (Somers) Runion, was born July, 17, 1929, in Mexico, Indiana. Lucille graduated from Lake Park High School. She attended Morningside College for her first semester of nurse training and m...
Margaret Hazel Koopmann
Thursday, March 03, 1921 - Thursday, November 20, 2014
Margaret Hazel Koopmann
Margaret Hazel Koopmann, the daughter of Anton and Hazel (Hoffman) Marovets, was born March 3, 1921 in Monona, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Monona, where she received her education. Margaret married Harold Koopmann on June 1, 1943...
Alvin Leon DeWall
Friday, January 13, 1928 - Thursday, November 20, 2014
Alvin Leon DeWall
Alvin Leon DeWall, the son of Anton and Elizabeth (Moritz) DeWall was born January 13, 1928 in Pocahontas, IA. His childhood years were spent in the Pocahontas area, where he attended school. Alvin worked on a farm until enlisting in the U.S...
Nelda 'Nel' Lee Paulson
Saturday, April 16, 1949 - Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Nelda 'Nel' Lee Paulson
Nelda "Nel" Lee Paulson, the daughter of LeRoy and Verlet (Speckater) Herzberg was born April 16, 1949 in Storm Lake, IA. Her childhood years were spent in the Storm Lake area where she attended school. Nel married Martin Paulson on April ...
William Daniel Harvey
Thursday, September 11, 1924 - Tuesday, November 18, 2014
William Daniel Harvey
William D. Harvey, 90, resident of St. Peter, MN died on Tuesday, November 18, 2014. Mr. Harvey was born in rural Palo Alto County, Iowa in 1924 to Albert Lee and Henrietta (Sherlock) Harvey. He attended country school and was graduated f...
Lorraine Mae Yager
Wednesday, December 30, 1925 - Saturday, November 15, 2014
Lorraine Mae Yager
Lorraine Mae Yager, the daughter of Adelbert and Helen (Anderson) Merrill, was born December 30, 1925 in Harris, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Northwest Iowa, where she spent she received her education, graduating from Ayrshire High S...
Dollene 'Dolly Kay' (Webber) Kinnetz
Friday, January 13, 1950 - Saturday, November 15, 2014
Dollene 'Dolly Kay' (Webber) Kinnetz
Dollene 'Dolly Kay' (Webber) Kinnetz, the daughter of Hannes 'Shorty' Velva (Thietje) Klinker, was born January 13, 1950 at the Hand Hospital in Hartley, Iowa. Dolly's childhood years was spent growing up in Hartley until the 9th grade, at whic...
Pauline Elizabeth Walker
Sunday, April 23, 1944 - Friday, November 14, 2014
Pauline Elizabeth Walker
Pauline Elizabeth (Baker) Walker was born April 23, 1944 and died November 14, 2014. Pauline attended Marathon Community Schools for 12 years and attended the Methodist and Evangelical Churches throughout the years. She married Al Tripp in 1963 ...
Alan Ray Mengelsen
Tuesday, February 11, 1941 - Friday, November 14, 2014
Alan Ray Mengelsen
Alan Ray Mengelsen, the son of Oscar and Lavonia Anderson Mengelsen, was born February 11, 1941 in Spencer, Iowa. Alan received his early education in country schools and later Spencer. Following his schooling, Alan entered the United States Army a...
Richard Orraile Siewert
Thursday, June 03, 1926 - Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Richard Orraile Siewert
Richard Orraile Siewert, the son of Charles Orraile and Helen Mary (Livingston) Siewert, was born June 3, 1926 in Glendale, CA. His childhood years were spent in Rochester, MN, where he received his education, graduating from high school in 1943...
Ivan Thiessen
Sunday, September 05, 1954 - Sunday, November 09, 2014
Ivan Thiessen
Ivan Albert Thiessen, the son of Albert and Matilda (Duerksen) Thiessen was born September 5, 1954 in Mt. Lake, MN. His childhood years were spent in the Butterfield area, where he attended school, graduating from Butterfield-Odin High School, b...
Alice F.Tuttle
Sunday, June 29, 1919 - Saturday, November 08, 2014
Alice F.Tuttle
Alice Tuttle, the daughter of Fred and Hazel Wilson Tuttle, was born June 29, 1919 in rural Jackson County, Minnesota. Alice grew up in Spencer, Iowa where she received her early education. Alice loved learning and enjoyed school. In 1942, she att...
Ruth Jeanette Wischmeyer
Monday, September 13, 1920 - Monday, November 03, 2014
Ruth Jeanette Wischmeyer
Ruth Jeanette Wischmeyer, daughter of Tennis and Amy (Hanson) Mickelson, was born September 13, 1920 in Linn Grove Iowa. She grew up in the Linn Grove area, moving frequently and attended several area country schools. She was confirmed in the ...
Kathryn 'Kay' Holst
Thursday, July 21, 1938 - Friday, October 31, 2014
Kathryn 'Kay' Holst
Kathryn "Kay" Helen Holst, the daughter of Herman and Hattie (Krebs) Schmidt, was born July 21, 1938 on a farm near Hartley, Iowa. She received her early education at a country school near Hartley and later graduated from Hartley High School in...
Terri R. McCarroll
Wednesday, August 22, 1951 - Friday, October 31, 2014
Terri R. McCarroll
Terri Renee McCarroll was born on August 22, 1951 in Fort Dodge, Iowa to Joe and Alice (Peltz) Hergenreter. After graduating from Fort Dodge Senior High School, Terri married her high school sweetheart William (Bill) McCarroll in September of 1...
James 'Jim' Michael LeStrange
Saturday, May 31, 1941 - Thursday, October 30, 2014
James 'Jim' Michael LeStrange
James "Jim" Michael LeStrange, the son of James William and Clara (Stratman) LeStrange, was born May 31, 1941 in Spirit Lake, IA. Jim was raised in Terril, Iowa, where he received his education, graduating from Terril High School in 1961. Afte...
Charles 'Butch' V. Cherry
Wednesday, August 01, 1945 - Thursday, October 30, 2014
Charles 'Butch' V. Cherry
Charles "Butch" Vernon Cherry, the son of Vernon Roscoe and Charlotte (Simington) Cherry, was born August 1, 1945 in Ruthven, IA. His childhood were spent in Silver Lake when his family moved there when he was 5 and then moved back to Spencer w...
Allen Lee Weier
Sunday, July 16, 1944 - Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Allen Lee Weier
Allen Lee Weier, the son of Lloy and Jennie (Kruse) Weier, was born July 16, 1944 in Storm Lake, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Linn Grove, IA, where he received his education. He entered the military in 1962, where he served with the...
Inez Marcelle Peters
Wednesday, July 19, 1922 - Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Inez Marcelle Peters
Inez Marcelle Peters, the daughter of Henry and Caroline (Meyer) Friedrichsen, was born on July 19, 1922, in Fort Crook, Nebraska. She was united in marriage to Earl Lawrence Peters on December 28, 1939, Hartley, Iowa. They had lived in the ...
Ruth Arlene Boyd
Tuesday, March 11, 1924 - Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Ruth Arlene Boyd
Ruth Arlene Boyd, the daughter of Fred and Alta (Huffman) was born on March 11, 1924 in Ruthven, Iowa. She was raised on the family farm near Ruthven and graduated from Ruthven High School in 1941. She was a lifelong member of the Ruthven America...
Hazel Freeman
Wednesday, July 30, 1924 - Saturday, October 25, 2014
Hazel Freeman
Hazel Irene Freeman, the daughter of Lloyd and Alta (Larsen) McCannon was born July 30, 1924 in Royal, Iowa. She received her education at the Linn Grove School, graduating in 1942. Hazel married Harry Freeman on January 24, 1946, in Sioux Rapid...
Renee Quist Lyman
Tuesday, November 11, 1969 - Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Renee Quist Lyman
Renee Lynette Quist Lyman, the daughter of Robert and Marjorie (Faulkner) Quist was born November 11, 1969 in Spencer, IA. Her childhood years were spent in the Spencer area where she attended school, graduating from Spencer High School in 1987....
Vivian Edna Smith
Tuesday, June 17, 1930 - Monday, October 20, 2014
Vivian Edna Smith
Vivian Edna Smith, the daughter of Eric and Esther (Anderson) Carlson, was born on June 17, 1930 in Marathon, IA. She spent her early years there where she attended school and graduated from Marathon High School. Following high school she marrie...
Barbara Pierson
Tuesday, February 14, 1933 - Saturday, October 18, 2014
Barbara Pierson
Barbara Pierson, daughter of Howard and Florence Smith Mason, was born on February 14, 1933 in Ruthven, IA. Her childhood years were spent in Ruthven. She attended Ruthven High School where she played post guard and her sister Margaret played post ...
Beverly Zahrt Jeppeson
Wednesday, February 25, 1931 - Monday, October 13, 2014
Beverly Zahrt Jeppeson
Beverly Mae (Zahrt) Jeppeson was born February 25, 1931 to Fred William and Rachel (Roberts) Zahrt in Rossie, Iowa. Beverly graduated from Greenville-Rossie High School in 1948, where she was actively involved in all sports and musical activities du...
Betty Louise Rienfeld
Friday, December 02, 1932 - Sunday, October 12, 2014
Betty Louise Rienfeld
Betty Louise Rienfeld, the daughter of Wilhelm and Catherine (Hansen) Rahbusch, was born on December 2, 1932, in Sutherland, IA. She attended Sutherland High School until her sophomore year, when she became a nanny. She also worked at the Hub Hotel i...
Jane Brown
Sunday, August 29, 1937 - Saturday, October 11, 2014
Jane Brown
Jane Kay Brown, the daughter of Harold & Mary (Kruse) Dean, was born August 29, 1937 in Arnolds Park, IA. Her childhood years were spent in Peterson, IA, where she received her early education and later graduated from Peterson High School. Jan...
Gary Blair
Thursday, December 29, 1932 - Friday, October 10, 2014
Gary Blair
Gary Dean Blair, the son of John and Maggie (Morris) Blair was born on December 29, 1932, near Gillett Grove, IA. His childhood years were spent in the Greenville and Rossie, IA area where he attended school. Gary worked for various farmer...
Elliana Faith Galbraith
Thursday, October 09, 2014 - Thursday, October 09, 2014
Elliana Faith Galbraith
Left to cherish Elliana's memory, her parents: Edward Galbraith and Allison Bendlin; paternal half-brother, Brayden Meyer; her maternal grandmother, Paula Bendlin; maternal great grandmother, Geraldine Rabel; paternal grandparents, Kim and Jan Galbra...
Evelyn Joyce Roberts
Monday, November 05, 1923 - Wednesday, October 08, 2014
Evelyn Joyce Roberts
Evelyn Joyce Roberts, the daughter of John and Ella Wiese Trojahn, was born near Moneta, Iowa. She received her early education and graduated from Moneta High School in 1941. She then attended Buena Vista College and Iowa Teachers College.Evelyn ta...
Mark Campney
Tuesday, September 30, 1924 - Sunday, October 05, 2014
Mark Campney
Mark Eugene Campney, the son of James Elmer and Ethel (Corle) Campney was born September 30, 1924 near Curlew, IA. His childhood years were in the Palo Alto County, IA area, where he attended school, graduating from Emmetsburg High School in 194...
Eileen June Drzycimski-Shellum
Thursday, March 01, 1923 - Saturday, October 04, 2014
Eileen June Drzycimski-Shellum
Eileen June Drzycimski Shellum, the daughter of John Edward (Jack) Drzycimski and Ona Grace Theeler Drzycimski, was born March 1, 1923 in Linn Grove, Iowa. She, with her brothers Kenneth (Bud) and Jerry grew up on farms in the Linn Grove and Peterso...
Loren Wilmer Reed
Wednesday, January 22, 1919 - Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Loren Wilmer Reed
Loren Wilmer Reed, son of C.B. and Dagmar (Heick) Reed was born January 22, 1919 on a farm in Clay County north of Peterson, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in the Peterson area where he graduated from Peterson High School in 1937. He atten...
Alice Patrick
Tuesday, February 16, 1932 - Sunday, September 28, 2014
Alice Patrick
Alice Marie Patrick, the daughter of Nels and Julia (Anderson) Holmberg, was born February 16, 1932 in rural Dickens, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Dickens, where she received her education. Alice worked on a farm after her schooling a...
Arlan Keith Clausen
Monday, May 05, 1919 - Friday, September 26, 2014
Arlan Keith Clausen
Arlan Keith Clausen, the son of Peter and Myrtle (Runkle) Clausen, was born May 5, 1919, in Spencer, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in rural Spencer where he received his education, graduating from Spencer High School in 1936. Arlan...
Elizabeth Ries
Thursday, July 20, 1922 - Thursday, September 25, 2014
Elizabeth Ries
Elizabeth June Ries, the daughter of William and Louise (Heinzman) Hill was born July 20, 1922 in Omaha, NE. Her childhood years were spent in the Omaha area, where she attended school and graduated in 1940. After school Elizabeth worked assembl...
Patricia Virginia Folsom
Thursday, April 21, 1921 - Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Patricia Virginia Folsom
Patricia Virginia Folsom was born in Belle Plaine, Iowa, on April 27, 1921. She was the youngest daughter of James and Virginia McVicker. When she was two years old, her family moved to Iowa City where she attended City High School, graduating in 193...
Eugene George Pooler
Saturday, June 21, 1930 - Monday, September 22, 2014
Eugene George Pooler
Eugene George Pooler, the son of Levi G. Pooler and Edna F. Johnson Pooler, was born June 21, 1930 in Bellingham, WA. Eugene received his early education in Country Schools. Eugene was a farmer and truck driver for Sieh Farm Drainage for 32 ...
William 'Bill' Scott
Sunday, June 21, 1925 - Sunday, September 21, 2014
William 'Bill' Scott
William 'Bill' Eldridge Scott, the son of Eldridge and Mabel Miller Scott was born June 21, 1925 in Greenville, IA. His childhood years were spent in the Rossie, IA area where he graduated from Rossie High School. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy i...
Irene Otten Johnson
Sunday, February 11, 1923 - Saturday, September 20, 2014
Irene Otten Johnson
Irene Evelyn Otten Johnson, daughter of George and Stella Otten, was born February 11, 1923 in Minnesota. After the family moved to Iowa, she graduated from the Linn Grove School in 1941 and enlisted in the WAVES in February 1943. On Oc...
Steven Paul Loehr
Wednesday, June 15, 1949 - Thursday, September 18, 2014
Steven Paul Loehr
Steven Paul Loehr, the son of Curtis and Neola (Ratcliff) Loehr, was born June 15, 1949 in Fort Dodge, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in the Lohrville, Iowa area where he received his early education. When Steve was nine years old, his f...
Lois Harriet Koenig
Monday, September 12, 1921 - Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Lois Harriet Koenig
Lois Koenig, the daughter of Peter and Myrtle (Johnson) Hagedorn, was born September 12, 1921 on a farm northwest of Royal, IA. Her childhood years were spent on a farm near Royal, where she received her education, graduating from Royal High Sc...
Jack Frederick Ingraham
Friday, November 18, 1927 - Sunday, September 14, 2014
Jack Frederick Ingraham
Jack Frederick Ingraham, 86, of Apple Valley, formerly of Spencer, Iowa and Bloomington, Minnesota, passed away Sunday, September 14, 2014 surrounded by his loving family. He was born November 18, 1927 in Harlan, Iowa to Harry and Francis (nee Freder...
Helena 'Sanny' Andrews
Saturday, October 26, 1918 - Thursday, September 11, 2014
Helena 'Sanny' Andrews
Helena Santillan 'Sanny' Andrews was born October 26, 1918, to Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Santillan in Audubon, Iowa. She was raised and educated in Audubon and graduated from Audubon High School in 1937. She entered St. Anthony's School of Nursing in...
Mary "Kay" Kathleen Steffen
Saturday, May 13, 1922 - Thursday, September 11, 2014
Mary
Mary Kathleen "Kay" Steffen, the daughter of Michael Jay and Florence Burke White, was born May 13, 1922 in Riceville, Iowa. Kay graduated from Riceville Community High School. She then continued her education and graduated from Iowa State Teachers...
Reuben Ralph Tichy
Monday, December 14, 1925 - Sunday, September 07, 2014
Reuben Ralph Tichy
Reuben Ralph Tichy, the son of Albin and Rose Marie (Kotrba), was born December 14, 1925 in Niobrara, NE. His early childhood years were spent in Nebraska where he received his education. He moved to Rossie, Iowa, where he began high school and lat...
Louise Delia Devine
Sunday, November 09, 1919 - Friday, September 05, 2014
Louise Delia Devine
Memorials can be directed to the Spencer Public Library or the Spencer Hospital Louise Delia Devine, the daughter of Frank and Mary (Peffer) Devine, was born November 9, 1919 near Bode, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in that area, whe...
Carl Ernest Abel
Tuesday, March 09, 1915 - Thursday, September 04, 2014
Carl Ernest Abel
Carl Ernest Abel, the son of Carl August and Hulda (Nobling) Abel, was born March 5, 1915 in Wall Lake, IA. His childhood years were spent in Wall Lake and the family moved to the Greenville area when he was 13 where he completed his education gr...
Harry Joseph Eilers
Friday, July 05, 1929 - Thursday, August 28, 2014
Harry Joseph Eilers
Harry Joseph Eilers, the son of Harry Herman and Roseanne Vonnahme Eilers, was born July 5, 1929 in St. Louis, MO. As a young child, his family moved to Milford, Iowa where Harry received his early education. On November 9, 1957, Harry married...
Irene Hugunin
Saturday, December 14, 1929 - Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Irene Hugunin
Irene Janet Hugunin, the daughter of James and Gertrude (Thoreson) Cory was born on December 14, 1929 in Ruthven, IA. Her childhood years were spent in Ruthven and Northern Minnesota, where she graduated from Akley, MN in 1947. Irene marri...
Irene Anne Schuknecht
Tuesday, June 16, 1925 - Sunday, August 24, 2014
Irene Anne Schuknecht
Irene Anne Schuknecht, the daughter of Peter and Emma (Jager) Paulsen, was born June 16, 1925 in Hartley, Iowa. She attended school at Hartley, Primghar, Rock Rapids and Maple Plain, MN where she received her education. She was baptized at the ...
Dwight Joe Geerdes
Saturday, January 05, 1957 - Sunday, August 24, 2014
Dwight Joe Geerdes
Dwight Joe Geerdes, the son of Edwin and Ellen Hirt Geerdes, was born January 5, 1957, in Everly, Iowa. Joe was baptized and confirmed at the First English Lutheran Church in Spencer. He received his early education and graduated from the Everly Hi...
Nelson 'Nels' Ellsworth, Jr.
Saturday, October 13, 1923 - Saturday, August 23, 2014
Nelson 'Nels' Ellsworth, Jr.
Nelson 'Nels' Ellsworth Jr., age 90 of Mankato and formerly of Spencer, IA, died Saturday, August 23, 2014 at Pathstone Living in Mankato. Nelson was born October 13, 1923 to Dr. Nelson R. and Alma (Juhl) Ellsworth Sr. in Terril, IA. He gr...
Ardis Joyce Long
Saturday, January 03, 1931 - Thursday, August 21, 2014
Ardis Joyce Long
Ardis Joyce Long, the daughter of Everett and Vila (Walker) McKeever, was born January 3, 1931 on a farm S.W. Ardis attended schools in Linn Grove, Rossie, and Royal. She was active in basketball and softball and played the French Horn while at Roya...
Shirley Maxine Barnard
Wednesday, October 31, 1928 - Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Shirley Maxine Barnard
Shirley Maxine Barnard, the daughter of Edwin and Hazel (Brown) Larson was born October 31, 1928 in Algona, IA. Her childhood years were spent in the Ayrshire, IA area, where she attended school, graduating from Silver Lake High School in Ayrshi...
Dustin Lee Heacock
Thursday, February 11, 1988 - Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Dustin Lee Heacock
Dustin Lee Heacock, the son of Ron Pixler and Stephanie Mathers, was born on February 11, 1988, in Omaha, Ne. He moved to Storm Lake, Iowa in his youth to live with his dad; where he attended Laurens Marathon High School and graduated from Storm L...
Doris Marie Ginger
Sunday, March 26, 1922 - Monday, August 18, 2014
Doris Marie Ginger
Doris Marie (Clark) Ginger, 92, of Spencer, passed away Monday, August 18, 2014, peacefully at her home. Doris was born March 26, 1922, in Milford, IA, the daughter of Arthur and Hazel (Alexander) Clark. She grew up in Milford, IA, where she gra...
Marty Ray Matthiesen
Tuesday, December 04, 1956 - Thursday, August 14, 2014
Marty Ray Matthiesen
Marty Ray Matthiesen, the son of Jack and Betty (Averill) Matthiesen, was born December 4, 1956, in Spencer, Iowa. Marty received his education from Spencer schools, graduating in 1975. As a child and through his young adult years, Marty enjoyed ri...
Goldie Ruth Miller
Monday, February 04, 1929 - Sunday, August 10, 2014
Goldie Ruth Miller
Goldie Ruth Miller, the daughter of Clyde and Eliza Richardson Utley was born February 4, 1929 in Ayrshire, IA. Her childhood years were spent in the Ayrshire area, where she was raised by her adoptive parents Tom and Mary Virgil. She graduated ...
Herman 'Kay' Kunath
Thursday, September 13, 1923 - Saturday, August 09, 2014
Herman 'Kay' Kunath
Herman 'Kay' Kunath the son of Sumner and Bertha Miller Kunath was born at home in Spencer September 13th 1923. His childhood years were spent there where he had his first job at 11 as a paperboy. From there he went on to graduate from Spencer H...
Jay Todd Hessman
Sunday, April 15, 1962 - Friday, August 01, 2014
Jay Todd Hessman
Jay Todd Hessman was born to David and Arlene (Jackson) Hessman on April 15, 1962 at the Muscatine General Hospital in Muscatine, IA. At age one, he moved to Ida County, Ida Grove, IA where he spent most of his growing up years. The family mov...
Willliam Arthur DeVos
Thursday, June 02, 1921 - Saturday, July 26, 2014
Willliam Arthur DeVos
William Arthur DeVos, the son of William and Gertrude (Pluim) DeVos, was born on June 2, 1921, in Sioux Center, IA. He grew up in Sioux County and attended and graduated from high school in Ireton. On October 28, 1942, William married Bet...
Donna Mae Hrubes
Friday, March 08, 1940 - Saturday, July 26, 2014
Donna Mae Hrubes
Donna Mae (Bleich) Hrubes, 74 years old, was born March 8, 1940 in Algona, IA, and was the eldest daughter of Frank and Minnie Bleich. She was baptized at St. Joseph's Catholic Church and grew up in Wesley, IA. No stranger to challenges in her l...
Dorothy Eleanor Franseen
Tuesday, April 14, 1925 - Saturday, July 26, 2014
Dorothy Eleanor Franseen
Dorothy Eleanor Franseen, the daughter of Ray and Esther (Wenell) Gustafson, was born April 14, 1925 in Albert City, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Laurens, where she received her education, graduating from Laurens High School. Followi...
Esther Sebby
Wednesday, February 09, 1927 - Saturday, July 26, 2014
Esther Sebby
Shirley Mae Marble
Wednesday, May 21, 1924 - Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Shirley Mae Marble
Shirley Mae Marble, the daughter of Ralph and Mildred (Duhn) Masters, was born May 21, 1924, in Graettinger, IA. Her childhood years were spent in Graettinger where she received her education, graduating from Graettinger High School in 1942. ...
Richard Dale Berger
Thursday, December 13, 1945 - Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Richard Dale Berger
Richard Dale Berger, the son of Charles and Helen (Dyer) Berger, was born December 13, 1945 in Emmetsburg, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Ayrshire, where he received his early education. His family later moved to LeRoy, MN where he co...
Shirley Kramer
Thursday, December 18, 1941 - Sunday, July 20, 2014
Shirley Kramer
Shirley Joan Kramer, the daughter of Harlen and Darlene (Merchant) Steburg, was born December 18, 1941 in Fort Dodge, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Fort Dodge, where she received her education. She spent one year in West Virginia wit...
Susanne Lee Weaver
Sunday, February 16, 1941 - Saturday, July 19, 2014
Susanne Lee Weaver
Susanne Lee Weaver, the daughter of Silas and Doris (Fredenburg) Steele was born February 16, 1941 in Cherokee, IA. Her childhood years were spent in the Sutherland, IA area where she attended country school, before graduating from Sutherland Co...
LaVonne E. Taylor
Thursday, April 13, 1939 - Saturday, July 12, 2014
LaVonne E. Taylor
Betty Ruth Beal
Monday, February 25, 1935 - Saturday, July 12, 2014
Betty Ruth Beal
Betty Ruth Beal, the daughter of Ersel and Myrtle (Waters) Curry, was born February 25, 1935, in Aurora, IL. Her childhood years were spent in Aurora where she received her education. Betty married David Beal on December 8, 1951, at the...
Judy Ann Frerichs
Wednesday, July 23, 1941 - Tuesday, July 08, 2014
Judy Ann Frerichs
Judy Ann Lorenz Frerichs, 72, of Lost Island Lake, Iowa died at 3:57 AM, Tuesday, July 8, 2014. She passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by her loved ones. Judy was born July 23, 1941 in Spencer, Iowa to George and Lillian (Voogd) L...
Steven Lee Lutes
Wednesday, June 29, 1949 - Wednesday, July 02, 2014
Steven Lee Lutes
The brother of Becky Campbell of Spencer. Steven Lee Lutes, the son of Arthur 'Bill' and Margaret 'Rusty' (Cobbs) Lutes, was born June 29, 1949 in Decatur, Illinois. His childhood years were spent in several communities, graduating from Spir...
Howard Raymond Porter
Tuesday, June 26, 1923 - Wednesday, July 02, 2014
Howard Raymond Porter
Howard Raymond Porter, the son of Bert and Bessie (Merrell) Porter, was born June 26, 1923 in Albion, NE. His childhood years were spent in Boone County, Nebraska, where he received his early education in country schools. His family later moved...
Richard Trevor Kirksey, Sr.
Friday, October 11, 1918 - Tuesday, July 01, 2014
Richard Trevor Kirksey, Sr.
Richard T. Kirksey, the son of James and Bernie (Anderson) Kirksey, was born October 11, 1918 in Illmo, Missouri. At an early age, the family moved to Dupo, Illinois. Richard completed his high school education at Dupo Community High School in Illi...
Marjorie Becket
Monday, March 27, 1916 - Monday, June 23, 2014
Marjorie Becket
Marjorie Elizabeth Becket, age 98, passed away on June 23, 2014 in Shreveport, Louisiana. She was a life-long resident of Spencer, and had moved recently to be near her daughter and family in Louisiana. Marge was born on March 27, 1916 in Carroll, ...
Richard (Rick) David Gray
Monday, January 15, 1951 - Sunday, June 22, 2014
Richard (Rick) David Gray
Richard (Rick) Gray, the son of Richard and Lowene Belva (Brallier) Gray, was born January 15, 1951 in Salem, Oregon. His childhood years were spent in Spencer, where he received his education, graduating from Spencer High School in 1969. He ent...
Caroline Christina Kressin
Monday, September 27, 1926 - Saturday, June 21, 2014
Caroline Christina Kressin
Caroline Kressin, 87, went to be with her Lord on Saturday, June 21, 2014. She was born Caroline Christina Hannah Friedrich, on September 27, 1926, to Rev. Walter and Alma (Thraum) Friedrich, in Willow Township, Greene County, Iowa. She was baptize...
Leanne Arrowood
Saturday, November 16, 1957 - Friday, June 20, 2014
Leanne Arrowood
Leanne Arrowood, the daughter of Ronald Arrowood and Leah 'Jane' Mugge was born November 16, 1957 in Spencer, IA. Leanne received all of her early education and graduated High School in Spencer, IA. Later in her life she pursued a college educat...
Anice Velma Eslick
Sunday, December 09, 1917 - Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Anice Velma Eslick
Anice Velma Eslick, the daughter of Edward and Virginia McGowan Deen, was born December 9, 1917 in Vilas, CO. Anice received her early education and graduated from the Vilas High School. Following her schooling, Anice worked as a secretary for a Ju...
Irving Adelbert Merrill
Friday, December 24, 1920 - Thursday, June 12, 2014
Irving Adelbert Merrill
Irving Adelbert Merrill, the son of Adelbert and Beda (Anderson) Merrill, was born December 24, 1920, near Sioux Rapids, IA. His childhood years were spent in northwest Iowa where he received his education, graduating from Arnolds Park High School. ...
Jeanette 'Tootie' Halquist
Sunday, July 18, 1926 - Sunday, June 08, 2014
Jeanette 'Tootie' Halquist
Jeanette "Tootie" L. Halquist, the daughter of Harry L. and Clara (Ellingson) Lund, was born July 18, 1926, in Laurens, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Laurens where she received her education, graduating from Laurens High School. She ...
Ralph Ivan Day
Sunday, September 18, 1927 - Saturday, June 07, 2014
Ralph Ivan Day
Ralph Ivan Day, the son of Robert and Cora (Luzader) Day was born September 18, 1927 in Martinsburg, IA. His childhood years were spent in the Martinsburg area until moving to Ottumwa, IA, where he graduated high school. Ralph joined the ...
Alice Louise Henderson
Friday, June 30, 1933 - Friday, June 06, 2014
Alice Louise Henderson
Shirley Faye Hicks
Sunday, September 02, 1945 - Wednesday, June 04, 2014
Shirley Faye Hicks
Shirley Faye Hicks, the daughter of Marvin and Faye (Eiler) Piklapp was born September 2, 1945, in Lynch, NE. Her childhood years were spent in the Lynch, NE, area, where she attended Monowi and Freemont schools, until moving to Sioux City where...
Karen Marie VanderVeen
Monday, November 29, 1943 - Saturday, May 31, 2014
Karen Marie VanderVeen
Karen Marie VanderVeen, the daughter of Louis John and Marie Lucille (Botsford) Hollander, was born November 29, 1943, in Artesia, CA. Her childhood years were spent in Sheldon, IA, where she received her education. Karen married Harvey Vander...
Effie Claire Eldridge
Friday, May 30, 2014 - Friday, May 30, 2014
Effie Claire Eldridge
Effie Claire Eldridge is lovingly survived by her parents, Brayden Eldridge and Christy Olberding of Spencer; her sister, Nola; Paternal Grandparents: Jim Eldridge and Diane Eldridge both of Spencer; Maternal Grandparents: Shirlee Hallman and her hus...
Lonnie Ray Bauerly
Wednesday, August 01, 1945 - Monday, May 26, 2014
Lonnie Ray Bauerly
Lonnie Ray Bauerly, the son of Floyd and LaVonne (McDonald) Bauerly, was born on August 1, 1945, in Sibley, IA. He was raised and received his early education in Ocheydan, IA. Following high school, for the next 10-15 years, he worked with road ...
Clara Merlene Somers
Monday, August 02, 1915 - Saturday, May 24, 2014
Clara Merlene Somers
Clara Merlene Somers, the daughter of Merill and Lena (Case) Banks was born August 2, 1915 in Langdon, Iowa. She attended Spencer Schools, graduating from Spencer High School in 1934. Clara married Harley Somers on December 3, 1950. She wo...
Elizabeth Kyte
Thursday, October 12, 1995 - Friday, May 23, 2014
Elizabeth Kyte
Elizabeth Ranae Kyte, the daughter of Donald and Tamara Kay (Roland) Kyte, was born October 12, 1995, in Yankton, South Dakota. Elizabeth was recently employed at Wal-Mart in Spirit Lake, Iowa. She enjoyed exercising and taking walks, music, sho...
Lowell Marvin Mouw
Saturday, June 11, 1927 - Thursday, May 22, 2014
Lowell Marvin Mouw
Lowell Marvin Mouw, age 86, of Spencer, died Thursday, May 22, 2014 at Liebe Care Center in Greene, Iowa. Lowell Mouw, the son of Gerrit and Cora Mouw, was born June 11, 1927 in Orange City. After high school Lowell served in the Navy and then...
Steven Allen Kathman
Tuesday, March 02, 1965 - Saturday, May 17, 2014
Steven Allen Kathman
Steven Allen Kathman, the son of Billy and Mary (Heisler) Kathman, was born on March 2, 1965, in Emmetsburg, IA. He was raised also received his education in Ayrshire, graduating from Ruthven-Ayrshire High School. Steven married Trudy Thom...
Christine Mathern
Tuesday, June 01, 1926 - Friday, May 16, 2014
Christine Mathern
Christine Mathern, the daughter of Wilhelm and Katherine (Hansen) Rahbusch, was born June 1, 1926, in Treia Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. Her family moved to America to Sutherland, Iowa, when Christine was a child. She received her education an...
Darlo Julious 'Al' Albers
Friday, September 17, 1926 - Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Darlo Julious 'Al' Albers
Al Albers, the son of Jesse and Melva (Blaue) Albers, was born September 17, 1926 in O'Brien County, IA. He grew up on a farm near Primghar and received his education at Gaza Consolidated School. Al was married twice and had three chil...
Betty Menke
Sunday, February 08, 1931 - Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Betty Menke
Betty Lou Kramer Menke of Spencer, IA was born to Vena Hopfe and Albert Kramer on February 8, 1931 in Everly, IA. Betty attended a country school west of Spencer, through 8th grade, then attended Everly High School, where she graduated in 1949....
Donna Mae Rausch Ostermann
Friday, February 15, 1935 - Monday, May 12, 2014
Donna Mae Rausch Ostermann
Donna Mae Rausch Ostermann was born on February 15, 1935 in Harris, IA. She spent her childhood there where she attended Harris Lake Park Schools. She married William George Rausch on April 30, 1954 and to this union two sons and one daughter were bo...
Geraldine Elaine Clausen
Monday, January 06, 1936 - Sunday, May 11, 2014
Geraldine Elaine Clausen
Geraldine Elaine Stamer Clausen, the daughter of Erwin and Frieda (Tesch) Mesner was born January 6, 1936 in Germantown, IA. Her childhood years were spent in Germantown, IA where she attended school. Geraldine married Orlan Stamer on Sept...
Diane Joan Toebes
Saturday, January 09, 1943 - Sunday, May 11, 2014
Diane Joan Toebes
Diane Joan Toebes, the daughter of Alvin and Katherine Travis Hildenbrand, was born January 9, 1943 in Chicago, IL. When she was 14 years old, the family moved to Oak Park, IL where she received her education and graduated from Oak Park River Forest...
Darrel Richard Forslund Sr.
Thursday, September 26, 1940 - Saturday, May 10, 2014
Darrel Richard Forslund Sr.
Darrel Richard Forslund, Sr., was born on September 26, 1940 in Hollywood CA, firstborn to Richard and Ruth (Larson) Forslund. He grew up in Fort Dodge and graduated from FDSH in 1959. He married Julie Fishel on August 26, 1961 at Trinity Luthe...
David LaWayne Nelson
Friday, January 23, 1953 - Tuesday, May 06, 2014
David LaWayne Nelson
Dave was born January 23, 1953 in Spencer, Iowa. The first-born child to Bob and Arlene (Goyette) Nelson he was raised with a younger brother and partner in crime, Donny. He spent his childhood helping out around the family's pharmacy and enjoying ...
Janet Kay Horning
Saturday, September 28, 1940 - Saturday, May 03, 2014
Janet Kay Horning
Janet Kay Horning, the daughter of Elmer and Pearl (Rabbe) Bruggeman, was born September 28, 1940 in Iowa City, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent near Lake City, IA, where she received her education. After her schooling, she worked at a hos...
Helen Anna Wilken
Saturday, July 18, 1914 - Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Helen Anna Wilken
Helen Anna Wilken, the daughter of Herman and Anna (Bokker) Wilken, was born July 18, 1914, in Monticello, IN. Her childhood years were spent in Everly where she received her education, graduating from Everly High School in 1933. She later att...
Edward J. Krebs
Sunday, July 01, 1945 - Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Edward J. Krebs
Edward Joseph Krebs died in his home on April 29, 2014 after a short but courageous battle with stomach cancer. Ed was born on July 1, 1945 in Manson, Iowa and started his life living in a chicken coop. No joke. Born to Don and Martha (Harrold) Kreb...
Lois Merchant
Wednesday, June 02, 1937 - Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Lois Merchant
Lois Merchant was born June 2, 1937 in Omaha, Nebraska to Lawrence and Mildred (Donahoo) Sandy. She grew up on a farm near Gretna, NE, graduating from Gretna High School in 1954. After graduation, she attended Wayne State Teacher's College, wh...
Clara 'Genevieve' Sparks
Wednesday, June 04, 1924 - Saturday, April 26, 2014
Clara 'Genevieve' Sparks
Clara Genevieve Sparks, the daughter of Watson and Clara Bottenfield Barton, was born June 4, 1924 in Altoona, PA. As a young child, both of her parents passed away and she was raised by her grandmother. She received her early education and gr...
Steve Chalstrom
Monday, July 01, 1985 - Friday, April 25, 2014
Steve Chalstrom
Steve was not only a son, brother, uncle, grandson and friend, he was a man who embraced life with love and passion. His passion for life touched the lives of so many from his childhood days growing up in Spencer, to his time on the family farm and h...
Flavius 'Andy' Dodge
Sunday, September 29, 1918 - Friday, April 25, 2014
Flavius 'Andy' Dodge
Flavius 'Andy' Anderson Dodge, was born September 29, 1918 on the Dodge family farm near Langodn, IA; His parents were Walter H. and Vina E. (Anderson) Dodge. His early education was received at Meadow #5, Langdon, and he graduated from Lake Cen...
David Sorter
Sunday, September 23, 1956 - Friday, April 25, 2014
David Sorter
David Robert Sorter, the son of Robert and Florence (Robinson) Sorter was born September 23, 1956 in Los Angeles, CA. his childhood years were spent in the Minneapolis, MN area where he attended school through 8th grade, before moving to Janesvi...
Lawrence 'Larry' Hobert Connell
Tuesday, June 13, 1922 - Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Lawrence 'Larry' Hobert Connell
Lawrence (Larry) Hobert Connell, 91, of Spencer, Iowa, passed away at Spencer Hospital on April 23, 2014, after a brief illness. Larry was born June 13, 1922, in Arnolds Park, Iowa, to George and Emma (Schweizer) Connell. After a difficult ...
Louise T. Heinrichs
Wednesday, May 18, 1932 - Monday, April 21, 2014
Louise T. Heinrichs
Louise T. Heinrichs, the daughter of Lawrence and Regina (Booth) Winker was born May 18, 1932 in Carroll, IA. Her childhood years were spent in the Carroll area where she attended school. She married Virgil 'Corkey' Heinrichs on June 1, 1950 at ...
Kathleen 'Kay' A. Filloon
Wednesday, December 24, 1930 - Sunday, April 20, 2014
Kathleen 'Kay' A. Filloon
Kathleen A. "Kay" Filloon, the daughter of John and Margaret (Walsh) Ford, was born December 24, 1930 on a farm northwest of Laurens, Iowa. She was raised on that farm and attended country school through the 8th grade. She later attended and gr...
Jean Anne Richards
Sunday, August 08, 1926 - Saturday, April 19, 2014
Jean Anne Richards
Jean Anne Richards, the daughter of Anthony and Marguerite (Doyle) Rubes, was born on August 8, 1926, in Spencer, IA. She was raised and received her early education in Spencer, graduating from Spencer High School as the valedictorian of her cla...
Richard Jay Wells
Saturday, September 01, 1956 - Friday, April 18, 2014
Richard Jay Wells
Richard Jay Wells, the son of Jerry Grotzky and Carol Campbell Scott, was born on September 1, 1956, in Hartley, IA. In 1976, Richard married Joanne Wilson, and to this union two children were born. Richard had three children: Mitch Nehring of E...
Maxine Elda Busse
Tuesday, February 25, 1930 - Thursday, April 17, 2014
Maxine Elda Busse
Maxine Elda Busse, the daughter of William and Sena (Jepsen) Busse, was born February 25, 1930 in Pronto, MN. Her family moved to Spencer, Iowa when she was a young child. She received her education in Spencer schools and graduated from Spence...
Grace Alvina Johnson
Friday, April 04, 1924 - Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Grace Alvina Johnson
Grace Alvina Johnson, the daughter of Henry T. and Lilla (Hicks) Hanson, was born April 4, 1924, in Jackson County, MN. Her childhood years were spent in Windom, MN, where she received her education, graduating from Windom High School. Grace m...
Ronald Dale Eaton
Wednesday, August 20, 1947 - Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Ronald Dale Eaton
Ronald Dale Eaton, the son of Leo and Hazel (Sweet) Eaton, was born on August 20, 1947, in Fort Dodge, Iowa. He was raised and received his early education in Rockwell City, graduating from high school in 1966. After graduation he entered into the mi...
Carmen Alethia Stier
Monday, June 03, 1940 - Sunday, April 13, 2014
Carmen Alethia Stier
Carmen Alethia Stier, the daughter of James and Emma (Bateman) Harrell, was born June 3, 1940, in Columbia, NC. Her childhood years were spent in Columbia where she received her education. After high school, she attended and graduated from Hicks...
Thelma Maxine McCullah
Tuesday, June 12, 1934 - Sunday, April 13, 2014
Thelma Maxine McCullah
Thelma Maxine McCullah, the daughter of James Peter and Leota Belle (Starkey) Jensen, was born June 12, 1934, in Graettinger, IA. She was raised and received her early education there, graduating from Graettinger High School. After graduation, Thelma...
Kenneth Graesing
Monday, May 14, 1928 - Sunday, April 13, 2014
Kenneth Graesing
Marlene Ann Moding
Monday, January 25, 1937 - Saturday, April 12, 2014
Marlene Ann Moding
Marlene Ann Moding, the daughter of John and Gertrude (Johansen) Johanson was born January 25, 1937 in St. Paul, NE. Her childhood years were spent in the Royal, IA area where she attended school, graduating from Royal High School in 1955. ...
Bonnie J. Manwarren
Wednesday, December 03, 1924 - Wednesday, April 09, 2014
Bonnie J. Manwarren
Bonnie June (Rudolph) Manwarren, the daughter of Herman and Margaret (Bahde) Rudolph was born December 3, 1924 in Hartley, IA. She received her education in Des Moines, Iowa schools. On Dec. 9, 1942, she was united in marriage to Eugene James ...
Robert Joseph Pelletier
Friday, July 31, 1959 - Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Robert Joseph Pelletier
George Louis Muller
Wednesday, August 25, 1920 - Monday, March 31, 2014
George Louis Muller
George Louis Muller was born on August 25, 1920 on the farm near Whittemore, Iowa. He was the youngest of 5 children born to Peter and Anna (Mergan) Muller. He graduated from Presentation Academy in Whittemore in 1938. George went on to comp...
Elmer LeRoy Steven
Monday, June 17, 1918 - Monday, March 31, 2014
Elmer LeRoy Steven
Elmer LeRoy Steven, the son of LeRoy and Lottie (Church) Steven, was born June 17, 1918 in Algona, IA. His childhood years were spent in Kossuth, Hancock & Winnebago counties in Iowa, where he received his education. After his schooling, he en...
Cleo Garrod
Wednesday, August 20, 1919 - Friday, March 28, 2014
Cleo Garrod
Cleo Frances Ihry was born August 120, 1919 on a farm west of Royal, Iowa, to Jean Baptist and Nellie (Huss) Ihry. She attended elementary school and received her high school diploma from Royal, Iowa. Soon after, she graduated from Sioux City Acade...
Roger Eugene Falline
Monday, July 06, 1931 - Friday, March 28, 2014
Roger Eugene Falline
Edna Catherine "Ted" Couch
Tuesday, April 06, 1915 - Friday, March 28, 2014
Edna Catherine
Edna Catherine 'Ted' Couch, 98, of Marshalltown, passed away March 28, 2014 at the Villa del Sol, in the care of the Villa, Hospice and her family. A celebration of her life will be 2 p.m., Saturday, May 24 at the St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Marsh...
Donald Robert Carlson
Sunday, April 04, 1926 - Thursday, March 27, 2014
Donald Robert Carlson
Donald Robert Carlson, the son of B. Victor and Ellen (Swanson) Carlson, was born April 4, 1926 in Aurelia, IA. His childhood years were spent in Galva, IA, where he received his education, graduating from Galva High School. He continued his s...
Arlene Boettcher
Tuesday, July 06, 1920 - Thursday, March 27, 2014
Arlene Boettcher
Arlene Meta Boettcher, the daughter of Ernest and Lilly (Grote) Boettcher was born July 6, 1920, in Grant Township, Buena Vista County, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in the Grant Township area where she attended Zion Lutheran School in rural S...
Maurice Thilges
Wednesday, March 12, 1952 - Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Maurice Thilges
Maurice Thilges, the son of Arthur and Agnes Besch Thilges, was born March 12, 1952 in Algona, Iowa. He received his early education and graduated from Algona Garrigan High School in 1970. Maurice married Donna Baxter on February 23, 1990 in S...
Carolyn Jean Prange
Sunday, October 20, 1946 - Monday, March 24, 2014
Carolyn Jean Prange
Carolyn Jean Prange, the daughter of George and Elsie (Appledorn) Westphal was born October 20, 1946 on a farm outside of Paullina, Iowa. She attended school in the Paullina area and graduated from Sutherland High School in 1964. She met ...
Johnnie Anthony Steward
Saturday, September 27, 1919 - Sunday, March 23, 2014
Johnnie Anthony Steward
Johnnie Anthony Steward, the son of Archie and Florence Newman Steward was born September 27, 1919 in Memphis, TN. His childhood years were spent in the Memphis and Mason, TN area, before moving to the Webb, IA area. He was drafted into the U.S....
Cheryl Lee Stanley
Thursday, March 23, 1944 - Sunday, March 23, 2014
Cheryl Lee Stanley
Cheryl Lee Stanley, the daughter of Ralph and Francis (Mauer) Hepworth, was born on March 23, 1944 in Spencer, Iowa. She spent her youth on the family farm just west of Royal and graduated from Royal Consolidated High School. She was active in 4-H, M...
Darwin 'Scooter' Zahrt
Wednesday, August 24, 1932 - Thursday, March 20, 2014
Darwin 'Scooter' Zahrt
Darwin C. "Scooter" Zahrt, the son of Fred and Rachel (Roberts) Zahrt, was born August 24, 1932 in Rossie, IA. His childhood years were spent in the Rossie area where he received his education, graduating from Rossie High School. Following hig...
Vera Lillie Rose Saxby
Monday, March 31, 1919 - Monday, March 17, 2014
Vera Lillie Rose Saxby
Vera Lillie Rose Saxby, the daughter of Melvin and Rose (Piehl) Saxby, was born March 31, 1919 in Arlington, SD. Her childhood years were spent in Arlington, SD, where she received her early education. Her family later moved to Peterson, Iowa,...
Lee Luverne Shatto
Wednesday, October 08, 1930 - Sunday, March 16, 2014
Lee Luverne Shatto
Lee Luverne Shatto, the son of Luther and Orpha Shatto, was born October 8, 1930 in Spencer, IA. He attended school in Spencer and graduated in 1950. He served in the U.S. Army from 1950 to 1952. During his service, he was stationed in German...
James Robert Coffey
Wednesday, September 19, 1934 - Sunday, March 16, 2014
James Robert Coffey
James 'Jim' Robert Coffey, the son of Paul and Emma Stukey Pullen, was born in Madison, South Dakota on September 19, 1934. He received his early education in Spencer, Iowa. Jim served in the United States Army- Combat Engineers 2nd Divis...
Alma Jeane Spears
Tuesday, May 18, 1915 - Sunday, March 16, 2014
Alma Jeane Spears
Alma Jeane Beck Spears was born to Karoline Olesen Beck and Joseph S. Beck on May 18, 1915 in Greenville, Iowa. She graduated from the Greenville Community School in 1932 and worked in various homes until her marriage to Leonard Spears on March...
Marjorie Krogh
Tuesday, September 23, 1924 - Sunday, March 16, 2014
Marjorie Krogh
Marjorie Emma Krogh, the daughter of Albert and Annie Lewis Willard was born September 23, 1924, in Woodbury, IA. Her childhood years were spent in the Woodbury area where she attended Willow Township schools. Marjorie married Nels Willie ...
Alice Mae Black
Wednesday, January 11, 1933 - Monday, March 10, 2014
Alice Mae Black
Alice Mae Black, the daughter of William and Ina (Darling) Mehan, was born January 11, 1933 in Emmetsburg, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Ayrshire, where she received her education, graduating from Ayrshire High School. Following her schoo...
Roger Dean Ingledue
Friday, April 17, 1931 - Tuesday, March 04, 2014
Roger Dean Ingledue
Roger Ingledue, age 82, of Ames, Iowa, died Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at Mary Greeley Medical Center in Ames. In accordance with his wishes, Roger was cremated and a memorial service will be held at a later date. Born April 17, 1931, in Johnson Coun...
Myrtle Rausch
Thursday, February 15, 1923 - Monday, March 03, 2014
Myrtle Rausch
Mrs. Rausch was born February 15, 1923, at Center Grove, the daughter of Walter and Olive Swanson Banning. She received her education in Royal. She married Wilbur (Bill) Rausch on June 21, 1943, at Spencer. She and her husband were cafe' owners in...
Neil B. Scoles, Jr.
Sunday, February 01, 1920 - Saturday, March 01, 2014
Neil B. Scoles, Jr.
Neil Boyce Scoles Jr., son of Neil Boyce and Lydia Millsap Scoles Sr. was born February 1, 1920 in Des Moines, Iowa. Throughout his school years Neil and his family moved many times because of his father's work. Neil attended schools in Des Moi...
Betty Maxine Dell
Wednesday, July 07, 1926 - Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Betty Maxine Dell
Betty Bentley Dell Born July 7, 1926, Betty was raised on a family farm in Marathon surrounded by her parents, Edgar and Florence Bently and her sister, Donna, and two brothers, Russell and Rex. Her family was always important to her and sh...
Sally Lorraine Martwick
Tuesday, June 08, 1943 - Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Sally Lorraine Martwick
Sally Lorraine Martwick, the daughter of Burris and Hazel Leto Patrick, was born June 8, 1943 in Spencer, Iowa. Sally grew up in Peterson where she received her early education and graduated from the Peterson High School. On July 5, 1961, Sall...
Bonnie Sue Trosin
Tuesday, October 05, 1954 - Monday, February 24, 2014
Bonnie Sue Trosin
Bonnie Sue Trosin, the daughter of Arlo Gritten and Lois King Gritten, was born October 5, 1954, youngest of 5 siblings. She spent most of her life living in the Rossie area. Growing up on the farmstead outside of town, Bonnie spent her time ri...
Ora Martha Honsbruch
Wednesday, February 11, 1920 - Friday, February 21, 2014
Ora Martha Honsbruch
Ora Martha Honsbruch, the daughter of Chris and Martha (Luetkeman) Felten, was born February 11, 1920, on the family farm in rural Spring Township in Cherokee county. Her childhood years were spent on the family farm where she received her educa...
John Steven Welle
Monday, May 09, 1949 - Tuesday, February 18, 2014
John Steven Welle
John Steven Welle, the tenth child of Lester and Pearl (Arms) Welle, was born May 9th, 1949 on a farm located southwest of Milford. His childhood years were spent growing up on the farm. He attended Okoboji Twp. Consolidated School for his Ele...
Benjamin Lewis Robertson
Sunday, June 30, 1946 - Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Benjamin Lewis Robertson
Benjamin Lewis Robertson was born June 30, 1946 in Lincoln, Nebraska and passed away on February 18, 2014 after a brief illness. The son of Robert and Betty Meligan Robertson, Ben grew up in Lincoln and was a lifelong Cornhusker fan. He served in th...
Jay Todd Cole
Wednesday, January 02, 1963 - Friday, February 14, 2014
Jay Todd Cole
Jay Todd Cole was born on January 2, 1963 to LeRoy