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Thursday, May 7, 2015
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Obituaries

Beulah Ulmer (05/04/15)
Beulah L. (Sonius) Ulmer was born Jan. 24, 1923, in Spencer, the youngest of eight children of Harm and Marie (Beck) Sonius. She passed away on Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Columbus, Ohio. She graduated from Spencer High School in 1941. Prior to, and immediately following, graduation she was employed as secretary/bookkeeper at Arnold Motor Supply. ...
Richard Thiessen (05/04/15)
Services for Richard Thiessen, 87, of Spencer, were conducted at 10:30 a.m., Monday, May 4, at Hope Lutheran Church in Everly. Rev. Dan Taylor officiated the service. Visitation was conducted Sunday with the family present from 5-7 p.m., at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Ronald Sanculi (04/29/15)
Ronald John Paul Sanculi was born into this world on Sept. 25, 1949 to Dalmacio (Daniel) and Loretta Sanculi in Chicago, Illinois. He passed peacefully in his home in Ruthven, Iowa on April 19, 2015 surrounded by his wife, children and several grandchildren. Ron was 65 years young...
Margaret Hanson (04/29/15)
Graveside services for Mrs. Margaret Hanson, 91 of Spencer, will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, May 1, 2015 at Oakland Cemetery in Peterson. Rev. Kay Hooper will officiate the service. Visitation will be conducted beginning 5 p.m. Thursday, with the family present from 5-7 p.m., at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Darlane Campbell (04/27/15)
Services for Darlane Campbell, 97, of Spencer, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 28, at First Christian Church in Spencer. Rev. Dan Mayes will officiate the service. Visitation was conducted Monday, with the family present from 5-7 p.m., at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Cynthia Karls (04/27/15)
Cynthia Lu (Drake) Karls, 51, of Rochester, was born on Dec. 28, 1963, in Spencer to Robert and Norma (Hansen) Drake. Cindy's strong will, wit, and love of life soon won over the hearts of her three other siblings. She became the apple of everyone's eyes, especially her grandma Lulu, whom she was named after. ...
Joanne Wunder (04/27/15)
Funeral services for Joanne Wunder were held Saturday, April 25, at First Presbyterian Church in Lake Park with Rev. Tim Harmon officiating. Interment was at Silver Lake Cemetery in Lake Park. Turner Jenness Funeral Home of Lake Park was in charge of arrangements...
Lawrence Rusk (04/24/15)
Lawrence Rusk, 96, of Storm Lake, formerly of Linn Grove, died Tuesday, April 21, 2015, at Methodist Manor Retirement Community in Storm Lake. Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 25, 2015 at 11 a.m. at the Riverside Evangelical Free Church in Linn Grove. Burial will follow in the Barnes Township Cemetery in Linn Grove. Visitation took place Friday, April 24, 2015 from 5-7 p.m. at the Sliefert Funeral Home in Sioux Rapids...
Arlyn Bergendahl (04/24/15)
Services for Arlyn "Butch" Bergendahl, 72, of Spencer, will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday, April 27, at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer. Rev. Jennifer Hesebeck will officiate the service. Visitation will be conducted beginning 3 p.m. Sunday, with the family present from 5-8 p.m., at Warner Funeral Home...
Carol Shoemaker (04/20/15)
Private family services for Carol Shoemaker, 67, of Spencer, will be held at a later date. Shoemaker passed away Sunday, April 19, 2015, at Good Samaritan Society in George. Carol Lynn Shoemaker, the daughter of Kenneth and Florence (Compher) Shoemaker was born Dec. 25, 1947, in San Diego, California. Her childhood years were spent in the Cedar Lake, Indiana, area where she went to school, graduating in 1965...
Arlo Benson (04/16/15)
Services for Arlo Benson, 92, of Spencer, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, April 20, at Marathon Community Center in Marathon. Visitation with the family present will be conducted from 6-7 p.m. Sunday, April 19, at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Jolene Reichelt (04/16/15)
Jolene A. Reichelt, 67, died Tuesday April 14, 2015 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, April 17, at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, in Sioux Falls. Committal service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, April 18, at St. Luke's Lutheran Cemetery, in Fairville, Iowa. Visitation was Thursday, April 16, at George Boom Funeral Home and Cremation Services, in Sioux Falls, where the family greeted friends from 5-7 p.m...
Russell Jensen (04/15/15)
Services for Russell Jensen, 79, of Spencer, were conducted at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 15, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Dan Mayes officiated the service. Visitation was conducted at 5 p.m. Tuesday, with the family present from 5-7 p.m. at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Ann Theresa Kirby (04/08/15)
Services for Ann Therese Kirby, 86, of Spencer, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, April 10, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Spencer. Rev. William Schreiber will officiate the service. Visitation will be conducted beginning one hour prior to the service at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Spencer...
Marcella McCord (04/08/15)
Services for Marcella McCord, 72, of Spencer, formerly of Fostoria, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, April 10, at Grace United Methodist Church in Spencer. Rev. Julia McCullough will officiate the service. Visitation will be conducted beginning one hour prior to the service at the church...

Funeral Notices
Daniel Toft (05/06/15)
Services for Daniel Toft, 79, of Peterson, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 9, at First Congregational Church in Peterson. Rev. Len Halvorson will officiate the service. Visitation will be conducted beginning one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday...