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Obituaries
Arlene Nelson (04/29/16)
Funeral services for Arlene Joyce (Goyette) Nelson, 89, of Spencer, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Monday, May 2, at Bethany Lutheran Church in Spencer. Rev. John Syvertson will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. Sunday with the family present from 2-4 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Betty Engelke (04/28/16)
Services for Betty Lorraine Engelke, 66, of Sutherland, will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 30, at Bethel Lutheran Church in Sutherland. Rev. Leroy Riemer will officiate the service. Visitation will be conducted beginning 3 p.m. Friday, with the family present from 5-7 p.m., at Warner Funeral Home in Sutherland...
Todd Gates (04/27/16)
Services for Todd Lee Gates, 46, of Colorado Springs, Colorado, formerly of Spencer, will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, May 1, 2016, at Oneota Lodge in Spencer. Rev. John Syvertson will officiate the service. Refreshments will be provided. Gates passed away Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, in Colorado Springs...
Joan Koenig (04/25/16)
Farewell services were be held Sunday, April 24, 2016, at 2:17 p.m. at the Koenig Farm Pasture on the south end of Gillett Grove. Burial will followed in the Rosehill Cemetery in rural Gillett Grove. Visitation was held until the beginning of the service at the pasture. The Sliefert Funeral Home in Sioux Rapids is in charge of the arrangements...
Mary Schoning (04/22/16)
A funeral service for Mary Schoning, 86, of Milford, will be held Saturday, April 23, 2016 at 1:30 p.m. at Union Memorial Church in Milford. Burial will be at Milford Cemetery. Mary Jane (Brinkley) Schoning was born April 15, 1930, the 14th child of Ebb and Eva (Brown) Brinkley, of Dickens. ...
Rita Jane Bergquist Brandhorst (04/21/16)
Services were held in Quincy, Illinois, for Rita Jane Brandhorst, 63, of Quincy, Illinois, formerly of Spencer and Spirit Lake, who passed away April 15, 2016. She was born to August and Jean Bergquist on June 26, 1953, in Sioux City, Iowa. Rita was preceded in death by her parents, August and Jean Bergquist, and brother Vernon Gail Bergquist...
Rita Jane Brandhorst (04/20/16)
Services were held in Quincy, Illinois for Ms. Rita Jane Brandhorst, 63 of Quincy, Illinois, formerly of Spencer and Spirit Lake, who passed away April 15, 2016. She was born to August and Jean Bergquist June 26, 1953 in Sioux City, Iowa. Rita was preceded in death by her parents, August and Jean Bergquist, and brother Vernon Gail Bergquist...
Becky Vander Tuig (04/18/16)
Services for Rebecca "Becky" Vander Tuig, 64, of Spencer, formerly of Primghar, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 20, at Faith Lutheran Church in Spencer. Rev. Lee Laaveg will officiate the service. Visitation will be conducted beginning 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 19, 2016, with the family present from 4-7 p.m., at Faith Lutheran Church in Spencer...
Kathryn Odendahl (04/18/16)
Kathryn "Katie" Odendahl, 90, of Spencer, and formerly of Carroll, died Saturday, April 16, 2016, at the Spencer Hospital in Spencer. 
Mass of the Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 21, at St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Carroll. ...
Irene Garness (04/18/16)
Irene Olive (Taylor) Garness, the daughter of John and Wyona (Hansen) Taylor, was born near Dickens on April 10, 1922, during a blizzard and departed this life at Avera Holy Family Hospital on April 15, 2016, at the age of 94 years and 5 days. On Feb. ...
Edward Ball (04/15/16)
Edward Hiram Ball, 81, passed away on Wednesday, April 13, 2016. Memorial services will be on Saturday, April 23, at Marbury Baptist Church at 3 p.m. Ball worked for Spencer Packing House for many years in Spencer. He retired from the Autauga County road crew. ...
Orlyn Wiemers (04/15/16)
Services for Orlyn Ray Wiemers, 80, of Spencer, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 18, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Jennifer Hesebeck will officiate the service. Visitation with the family present will be conducted beginning 2 p.m. Sunday at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Gary Findley (04/14/16)
Gary Findley, 73, was born Feb. 22, 1943, to Charles and Beulah Findley in Des Moines. He passed away at Spencer Hospital on Sunday, April 3, 2016. Gary graduated from Colfax High School in 1961 and then joined the Navy. He lived in Mitchellville most of his life. ...
Monte Milton (04/14/16)
Monte L. Milton, Glendale Heights, Illinois, born April 14, 1941, passed away April 1, 2016. He was born in Spencer and grew up near Langdon. He attended school and graduated from the Lake Center School in rural Clay County. He was the beloved husband of Janet (Oryhon); loving father of Rick (Katie) and Jeff (Alana); devoted grandfather of Aiden, Ava, Alice, Anna, and Chloe. ...
Donald Wilson (04/11/16)
Donald Eugene Wilson was born May 16, 1928, to Raymond and Irene (Pletcher) Wilson in Wright County. He attended school in Webster City graduating in 1946. He married Karolyn Olson in 1948, to which four children were born: Diana, Donna, Bruce and Debra. In 1966, Don married Marilyn (Schnell) Alsvig, bringing stepchildren, David and Kathleen into his life. On Nov. 24, 1993, Don married Kay (Broadie) Weiss in Spirit Lake...
LeRoy Rasmussen (04/11/16)
A funeral service for LeRoy Arthur Rasmussen, 90, of Spirit Lake, was held Saturday, April 9, at 1:30 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church in Spirit Lake. Visitation was one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial was at South Walnut Cemetery in Graettinger...
Catherine Wyatt (04/04/16)
Services for Catherine Wyatt, 98, of Okoboji, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 7, 2016, at Grace United Methodist Church in Spencer. Rev. Kay Hooper will officiate the service. Visitation will be conducted beginning one hour prior to the service at the church...