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Obituaries

William Campbell (04/17/14)
William G. Campbell, 70, of Salem, passed away on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at Golden Living Center in Salem. Funeral services will be held at a later date. William Campbell was born on July 11, 1943 to Henry and Lucille (Sweet) Campbell. He is survived by: one son, Erin (Jennifer) Campbell and granddaughter, Mikayla of Primghar; four brothers, Burryl (Barb) of Hartley, Gary of Elk Point, S.D., Bob (Kay) of Watertown S.D., and Jim (Linda) of Southerland; and several nieces and nephews...
Ronald Eaton (04/17/14)
Funeral services for Ronald Eaton, 66, of Spencer, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 18, 2014 at Grace United Methodist Church in Spencer. Rev. Steve Olson will officiate the service. Visitation will be conducted beginning 2 p.m. Thursday with the family present from 5-7 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Marlene Ann Moding (04/14/14)
Marlene Ann Moding, the daughter of John and Gertrude (Johansen) Johanson was born Jan. 25, 1937, in St. Paul, Neb. Her childhood years were spent in the Royal, area where she attended school, graduating from Royal High School in 1955. Marlene married Clair Moding on July 18, 1959, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Royal. ...
Loren Wahlman (04/10/14)
A memorial service for Loren Wahlman, 90, of Milford, will be held Saturday, April 12, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. at Harbor of Joy Lutheran Church in Milford. Visitation will be on Friday, April 11 from 5-7 p.m. at the church. Loren Elmer Wahlman, eldest son of Charles Valdemar and Mamie Elizabeth Wahlman (nee Swanson), born Jan. ...
Sharon Boehringer (04/09/14)
Sharon (Brugman) Boehringer, an accomplished musician, teacher, wife, mother and grandmother, passed away on March 22 at 75. Sharon was born in Spencer, to Russell and Vivian Brugman on June 28, 1938. Sharon graduated from Royal High School as valedictorian in 1956, and went to Iowa State Teachers College and Concordia College in River Forest, Ill. ...
Patricia Erickson (04/04/14)
Patricia L. (Tanhoff) Erickson, 72, of Rosemount, Minn., formerly of Spencer, passed away March 20, 2014 after a brave battle with Alzheimer's. She is survived by her husband Kenneth of 53 years and their four children: LuAnn McClung (Scot) of Mt. Vernon, Ohio, Lisa Tessmer (Denny) of Las Vegas, Nev., Lynn Erickson of Las Vegas, Nev., and Kip Erickson of Savage, Minn.; siblings Dixie Zalaznik (Kent) of Spencer and Tom Tanhoff (Beth) of Le Mars; five grandchildren and three great grandchildren...
George Muller (04/02/14)
Funeral services for George Muller, 93, of Spencer, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 3, 2014 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Spencer. Rev. William Schreiber will officiate the service. Visitation will be conducted beginning noon Wednesday, with the family present from 5-7:30 p.m. at the funeral home...
Elmer Steven (04/02/14)
A celebration of life service will be held at a later date for Elmer Steven, 95, of Spencer, who passed away Monday, March 31, 2014 at Longhouse Residence in Spencer. Elmer LeRoy Steven, the son of LeRoy and Lottie (Church) Steven, was born June 17, 1918 in Algona. ...
David Van Sickle (04/02/14)
David C. Van Sickle, 80, of West Lafayette, died Thursday, March 20, 2014, at Creasy Springs Health Campus. Funeral services were 1 p.m. Saturday, March 29 at Powers Funeral Home in Creston near the junction of Highways 25 and 34. Rev. Jim Morris officiated. ...
Donna Scheiber (04/02/14)
Donna Scheiber, 83, of Spencer and formerly of Sioux Rapids, died Sunday, March 30, 2014 at Avera Heart Hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D. Funeral services will be held Thursday, April 3 at 10:30 a.m. at First United Church in Sioux Rapids. Burial will be in the Lone Tree Cemetery in Sioux Rapids. Visitation will take place Wednesday, April 2 from 5-7 p.m. at the Sliefert Funeral Home in Sioux Rapids...
Robert Driver (04/02/14)
Robert Driver, 84, of Linn Grove, died Sunday, March 30, 2014 at St. Luke's Regional Medical Center in Sioux City. Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 5 at 10:30 a.m. at Riverside Evangelical Free Church in Linn Grove. Burial will be in the Barnes Township Cemetery in Linn Grove. Visitation will take place Friday, April 4 from 5-7 p.m. at the Sliefert Funeral Home in Sioux Rapids...
Marcella Vonderhaar (03/31/14)
Marcella Vonderhaar, 98, of Humboldt, passed away Wednesday March 27, 2014 at her home in Humboldt. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday, April 3 at 11 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Humboldt, with Rev. James Tigges celebrating. Visitation for Vonderhaar will be Wednesday from 5-8 p.m. with a Parish Rosary at 5 p.m. and Scripture Service at 7 p.m. in the chapel of the Mason-Lindhart Funeral Home...
Bonnie Shank (03/31/14)
Graveside services for Bonnie Shank, 93, of Spencer, formerly of Aurelia, will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, rural Aurelia, with Rev. Bruce Rapp of the First Congregational Church in Aurelia officiating. Visitation will be from 1-2 p.m. at the Redig Funeral Home in Aurelia...
Cleo Garrod (03/31/14)
Funeral services for Cleo Garrod, 94, of Spencer, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Spencer. Rev. William Schreiber will officiate the service. Visitation will be conducted beginning one hour prior to the funeral service at Sacred Heart Catholic Church...
Maurice Thilges (03/28/14)
Services for Maurice Thilges, 62, of Spirit Lake, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Monday, March 31, 2014 at Hope Reformed Church in Spencer. Rev. Russell Muilenburg will officiate the service. Visitation will be conducted beginning 2 p.m. Sunday with the family present from 3-6 p.m. at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Donald Carlson (03/28/14)
Funeral services for Donald Carlson, 87, of Spencer, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 29, 2014 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Spencer. Rev. C. Peter Maisenbach will officiate the service. Visitation with the family present will be conducted beginning 5 p.m. Friday at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Robert Zevenbergen (03/27/14)
Robert Anthony Zevenbergen, 20, died tragically in a head-on collision in Johnson County the morning of March 20,2014. Robert, the son of Peter and Cindy Zevenbergen, of Kansas City, Kan., was the center of his parents' world and a blessing for the 20 years of his young life. ...
Cheryl Stanley (03/26/14)
Visitation for Cheryl Stanley, 70, of Spencer, will be conducted from 5-7 p.m. Friday, March 28, 2014 at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer. Stanley passed away Sunday, March 23 at Spencer Hospital. Cheryl Lee Stanley, the daughter of Ralph and Francis (Mauer) Hepworth, was born on March 23, 1944 in Spencer. ...
Carolyn Prange (03/26/14)
Memorial services for Carolyn Prange, 67, of Spencer, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 28, 2014 at Hope Reformed Church in Spencer. Rev. Russell Muilenburg will officiate the service. Visitation will be conducted beginning one hour prior to the service...
Hilda Mary Paulson (03/26/14)
Hilda Mary Paulson, 92, of Henderson, Ky., passed away Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 7:45 p.m. at Lucy Smith King Care Center. She was a retired circulation supervisor for the Spencer Daily Reporter and was also a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Spencer, Iowa...
Orva Jean Mills (03/24/14)
Private committal services for Orva "Jean" Mill, 88, of Aurelia, formerly of Everly, were held on Monday, March 24, 2014 at the Riverside Cemetery in Spencer, with Rev. Larry Lemke of the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Aurelia officiating. The Redig Funeral Home in Aurelia was in charge of arrangements...
Darwin 'Scooter' Zahrt (03/24/14)
Funeral services for Darwin "Scooter" Zahrt, 81, of Spencer, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday, March 24, 2014 at First English Lutheran Church in Spencer. Rev. Paul Kaldahl will officiate the service. Visitation will be conducted beginning 4 p.m. Sunday with the family present from 4-6 p.m. at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Donna Lee Tuttle (03/24/14)
Services for Donna L. Tuttle, 77, of Terril, formerly of Truman, Minn., will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 29, 2014 at United Methodist Church in Estherville. Visitation will be conducted immediately following the service at the church fellowship hall...
Johnnie Steward (03/24/14)
Services for Johnnie Steward, 94, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at First Christian Church in Spencer. Rev. Dan Mayes will officiate the service. Burial will be conducted at Barnes Township Cemetery in Linn Grove. Steward passed away March 23 at Milford Care Center...
Jacob Heber Miller (03/24/14)
Jacob Heber Miller, the son of William Jacob Miller and Alta Mae (Baker) Miller, was born on Jan. 24, 1916 in rural Beaver County, Okla., and departed this life on Friday, March 21, 2014 at the Ruthven Community Care Center at the age of 98.
 He grew up in the Panhandle of Oklahoma with five brothers and three sisters: Alfred, Ted, Bob, George, Norman, Betty, Eva and Mary Ellen. He lived with Ezra (Pop) and Eva (Mom) Evans during his high school years as he continued his education...
Funeral Notices
Grace Johnson (04/17/14)
Funeral services for Grace Johnson, 90, of Spencer, will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Len Halvorson will officiate the service. Visitation will be conducted beginning one hour prior to the services at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...