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Friday, Apr. 25, 2014
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Obituaries

Barbara Sue Sebby (04/23/14)
Barbara Sue Sebby was born Dec. 10, 1953. The daughter of Carol Francis Kaufman and Arnold Ray Sebby. Barbara passed away April 14, 2014 in Woodridge, Ill. following a long illness. Left to cherish her memory are her sister, Marcia Hale and her son, Wesley (Kim) of Illinois; sister, Tammy Merry and her daughter, Shonda (Terry) of Spencer; brother, Dwayne Sebby (Kathy) and their children, Skyler and Mashell of Spencer; and great-neice, Madison, and great-nephews, Cameron and Trevyn...
Jean Anne Richards (04/23/14)
Funeral services for Jean Anne Richards, 87, of Spencer, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 24, 2014 at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer. Rev. Richard Ries will officiate the service. Visitation will be conducted beginning noon Wednesday, with the family present from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home...
Louise T. Heinrichs (04/23/14)
Funeral services for Mrs. Louise T. Heinrichs, 81, of Spencer, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 24, 2014 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Spencer. Father William Schreiber will officiate the service. Visitation will be conducted beginning 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 23 at Warner Funeral Home, with the family present from 6-8 p.m...
Sylvia Kerns (04/21/14)
Sylvia E. Kerns, 94, of Cherokee and formerly of Quimby, passed away peacefully, with her family by her side, Friday afternoon, April 18, 2014, in the Countryside Estates. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, April 22, at 11 a.m. at the Quimby United Methodist Church. ...
Gene Holst (04/21/14)
A funeral service for Gene Holst, 72, of Spirit Lake, was held Monday, April 21, 2014 at Grace Lutheran Church in Spirit Lake. Burial was at Harrison Township Cemetery in May City. Gene Le Roy Holst was born May 26, 1941 in Lake Park, the son of Leonard and Emma (Senn) Holst. Gene was raised and educated in Harris, graduating from Harris High School...
Grace Johnson (04/21/14)
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...
Maxine Busse (04/21/14)
Graveside services for Maxine Busse, 84, of Spencer, will be held privately at a later date. There will be no visitation. Busse passed away Thursday, April 17, 2014 at Spencer Hospital. Maxine Elda Busse, the daughter of William and Sena (Jepsen) Busse, was born Feb. 25, 1930 in Pronto, Minn. Her family moved to Spencer when she was a young child. She received her education in Spencer schools and graduated from Spencer High School in 1948...
Kathleen Filloon (04/21/14)
Funeral services for Kathleen "Kay" A. Filloon, 83, of Spencer, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Spencer. Rev. William Schreiber will officiate the service. Visitation with the family will be conducted beginning 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
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. ...
Funeral Notices
Lawrence Connell (04/23/14)
Services are pending for Mr. Lawrence Connell, 91, of Spencer, who passed away Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at Spencer Hospital. Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.