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Obituaries

Mark Anderson (07/30/14)
Mark Anderson, 49, died Monday, July 28, 2014, in Elmhurst, Illinois. Mark was born on Sept. 12, 1964 in Spencer. He was the son of Larry and Joan Anderson. He attended Spencer High School before moving on to the University of Iowa where he remained an active part of the Beta Theta Pi Fraternity. He graduated with a degree in finance in 1987. Mark began his career at the Chicago Board of Trade which prepared him for his future business ventures...
Donna Hrubes (07/28/14)
Funeral services for Donna Hrubes, 74, of Spencer, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Spencer. Father William Schreiber will officiate the service. Visitation will be conducted beginning at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church...
Islea Graeber (07/28/14)
Islea Lucile Ricklefs Graeber, 92, of Spencer, formerly of West Bend and Rolfe, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 21, 2014 at the Spencer Hospital. Following her wishes, private family graveside services were held at Clinton Garfield Cemetery, in Rolfe...
Leah Hanna (07/28/14)
Leah Jane (Droll) Hanna Grasmon was born April 29, 1920 to Raymond Leroy Droll and Mildred (Baker) Droll in Spencer. She was the oldest of seven children. She grew up in Spencer and graduated from Spencer High School in 1938. She was united in marriage to Kenneth Hanna on Aug. ...
Shirley Marble (07/25/14)
Funeral services for Shirley Marble, 90, of Hartley, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 26, 2014 at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Matthew Winslow will officiate the service. Visitation will be conducted beginning noon Friday, with the family present one hour prior to the service at the funeral home Saturday...
Richard Berger (07/25/14)
Funeral services for Richard Berger, 68, of Greenville, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 26, 2014 at Hope Reformed Church in Spencer. Rev. Russell Muilenburg will officiate the service. Visitation will be conducted beginning 4 p.m. at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer, with the family present from 4-7 p.m...
Clifford Carlson (07/23/14)
Funeral services for Clifford E. Carlson, 88, of Aurelia, will be Thursday, July 24, 2014, at 10:30 a.m., at the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Aurelia, with Rev. Larry Lemke officiating. There will be no visitation. Burial will be in the Memory Gardens Cemetery in Cherokee, with Military Honors by the L. A. Wescott Post No. 2253 of the VFW in Cherokee...
Nelle Anderson (07/23/14)
Funeral services for Nelle Anderson, 90, of Royal, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, July 25, 2014 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Royal. Burial will be conducted at Willow Creek Cemetery in Royal. Anderson passed away Friday, July 18, 2014. Nelle LaVonne Anderson the daughter of Orval W. ...
Jeanette Krohn (07/18/14)
Jeanette Krohn, 71, passed away peacefully at Mercy Hospice in Johnston, Iowa on Monday, July 14, 2014. Born Oct. 27, 1942 in Cherokee, Jeanette was the daughter of George and Violet (Struve) Krohn. She grew up and received her education in Sioux Rapids, graduating in the class of 1960. ...
Clifford E. Carlson (07/18/14)
Funeral services for Clifford E. Carlson, 88, of Aurelia, will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 24, 2014 at the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Aurelia, with Pastor Larry Lemke officiating. Burial will be in the Memory Gardens Cemetery in Cherokee, with Military Honors by the L. A. Wescott Post No. 2253 of the VFW in Cherokee. There will be no visitation. A memorial fund has been established. The Redig Funeral Home in Aurelia is in charge of arrangements...
Marjorie Jeanette Cook (07/17/14)
Marjorie Jeanette Cook-Larsen last surviving and youngest daughter to loving parents Jennie and John Larsen, 12 brothers and sisters, devoted wife to Keith Creed Cook and beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed peacefully into God's hands on Mother's Day, Sunday, May 11, at the age of 84 years. ...
Michelle Byers (07/16/14)
Michelle Lark Byers, 50, St. Joseph, Mo., formerly of Spencer, Iowa, passed away July 15, 2014 in St. Joseph, Mo. Visitation will be held at Rupp Funeral Home in St. Joseph, Mo. on July 17, 2014 from 6-8 p.m. Funeral service will be held at The Edge Christian Fellowship, 2501 S. Belt Hwy, St. Joseph, Mo., on July 18, 2014 at 10:30 a.m., with Pastor Jim Morgan officiating. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the family at www.gofundme.com/michellebyers...
Marjorie Becket (07/14/14)
Graveside services for Marjorie Becket, 98, of Louisiana, and formerly of Spencer, will be held on Wednesday, July 16, at 11 a.m. at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer. Rev. Sarah Rohret will officiate. A lunch will be held at Grace United Methodist Church in Spencer following the graveside services...
Betty Beal (07/14/14)
Funeral services for Betty Beal, 79, of Spencer, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at Spencer Family Church in Spencer. Rev. Larry Neiderhiser will officiate the service. Visitation with the family present was conducted beginning 5 p.m. Monday evening at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Howard Porter (07/07/14)
Funeral services for Howard Porter, 91, of Spencer, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, July 7, 2014 at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Visitation will be conducted beginning 3 p.m. Sunday with the family present from 3-5 p.m. at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Paul Heiller (07/07/14)
Paul Heiller, age 68, of Spencer, Iowa and formerly of Round Lake, Minn. entered his heavenly home on July 3, 2014 in Sioux Falls, S.D. Memorial services took place Monday, July 7, 2014 at 6 p.m. at the First English Lutheran Church in Spencer. Visitation took place Monday, July 7, 2014 from 3 p.m. until the time of the service at the church. The Sliefert-Smith Funeral Home in Webb, Iowa is in charge of the arrangements...
Michael Seymour (07/02/14)
Michael Edward "Squawk" Seymour was born July 1, 1979, at Mary Greeley Medical Center in Ames, the son of Michael Seymour and Donna Derrig. Mike attended school at Clay Central-Everly graduating in 1998. He worked for Perry Judd Printing and Froidenberg NOK for over 10 years. Mike loved the outdoors. He enjoyed fishing, drawing and get-togethers with family and friends...
Richard Kirksey (07/02/14)
Funeral services for Richard Kirksey, 95, of Spencer, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, July 7, 2014 at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Russell Muilenburg will officiate the service. Visitation will be conducted beginning one hour prior to the funeral service...