[Spencer Daily Reporter nameplate] Mostly Cloudy and Breezy ~ 79°F  
High: 81°F ~ Low: 50°F
Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014

Obituaries from July 2007

Lyle W. Ricketts (07/31/07)
Lyle W. Ricketts, 87, of Sioux Rapids, passed away Saturday, July 28, 2007, at Longhouse Residence Nursing Home in Spencer. Funeral services for Lyle will be held at 1:30 p.m., Friday, Aug. 3, 2007, at the First United Church in Sioux Rapids. Rev. Leela Prince will officiate the service...
Wilma Florine Erb (07/31/07)
Funeral services for Mrs. Wilma Florine Erb, 81, of Spencer were held Monday, July 30, 2007, at Day Srping Assembly of God Church of Spencer. Rev. Bob Van Wyk officiated the service. Interment took place at Highland Cemetery in Bayard. Wilma passed away on Friday, July 27, 2007, at Spencer Hospital...
Margaret Marie Eeten (07/31/07)
Funeral services for Mrs. Margaret Marie Eeten, 86, of Spencer, will be held at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2007, at Warner Chapel of Spencer. Rev. Paul Hansen will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 2 p.m., today with the family present 6:30-8 p.m...
Robert 'Rob' Wetherell (07/31/07)
Robert 'Rob' Wetherell Funeral services for Mr. Robert "Rob" Wetherell, 79, of Peterson, will take place at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2007, at First Congregational Church of Peterson. Rev. Charles Hall will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. today, with the family present from 5-8 p.m.at the funeral home in Peterson...
Mabel Rutledge (07/31/07)
Mabel Rutledge Funeral services for Mrs. Mabel Rutledge, 84, of Spencer, will take place at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 2, 2007, at First English Lutheran Church of Spencer. Rev. Dave Ericksen will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. Wednesday, with the family present from 6-8 p.m.at the funeral home in Spencer...
Paul Clifford Peterson (07/30/07)
Funeral services for Mr. Paul Peterson, 83, of Sutherland, will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, July 31, 2007, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church of Royal. Rev. Tonna Parsons will officiate the service. Visitation will be one hour prior to the funeral service at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church of Royal...
Wilma Erb (07/30/07)
Funeral services for Mrs. Wilma Erb, 81, of Spencer, will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, July 30, 2007, at Day Srping Assembly of God Church of Spencer. Rev. Bob Van Wyk will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 2 p.m., Sunday, July 29, at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer. The family will be present from 5-7 p.m...
Alice Mathilda Mundt (07/27/07)
Funeral services for Mrs. Alice Mathilda Mundt, 97, of Spencer, formerly of Everly,will be held at 10:30 a.m., today, Friday, July 27, 2007, at Hope Lutheran Church of Everly. Rev. Annette K. Ruhls Kruse will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to the funeral service...
George Lewis Alger (07/27/07)
Funeral services for George Lewis Alger, 82, of Gillett Grove, will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, July 28, 2007, at Warner Chapel of Spencer. Rev. Julie McCullough will officiate the service. Visitation will begin after 3 p.m. today with the family present from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home...
Paul Peterson (07/27/07)
Funeral services for Mr. Paul Peterson, 83, of Sutherland, will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, July 31, 2007, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church of Royal. Rev. Tonna Parsons will officiate the service. Visitation will be one hour prior to the funeral service at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church of Royal...
Constance Geraldine Littleton (07/25/07)
Constance G. Littleton, 83, of Lake View, formerly of Sioux Rapids, passed away Wednesday, July 18, 2007, at the Blackhawk Life Care Center in Lake View. Graveside services and burial will be 11 a.m. on Aug. 2, 2007, at Memorial Gardens Chapel & Cemetery in Charleston, S.C...
Paul Brainard Anderson (07/25/07)
Funeral services for Mr. Paul Brainard Anderson, 53, of Peterson, will take place at 1:30 p.m., today, Wednesday, July 25, 2007, at United Methodist Church of Peterson. Rev. Roger Maize will officiate the service; Interment will take place at Oakland Cemetery in Peterson at a later date...
Mary Kay Lorenzen Youde (07/24/07)
Private family graveside services for Mary Kay (Lorenzen) Youde, 43, of Spencer, will be held at a later date. There will be a public visitation from 5-8 p.m. on Wednesday, July 25, 2007, at Warner Funeral Home of Spencer. Interment will take place at Riverside Cemetery at a later date...
Rick L. Reuland (07/24/07)
Rick L. Reuland, 53, of Arnolds Park, passed away Saturday, July 21, 2007, in Hartley. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 25, 2007, at the First Lutheran Church in Milford. A memorial visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m., today, at the Schuchert Funeral Home in Spirit Lake...
Benjamin Scharnberg (07/24/07)
Benjamin Scharnberg, 24, passed away Friday, July 20, 2007. A memorial service was held Monday, July 23, 2007, at Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ in Des Moines. Benjamin was born Oct. 12, 1982, to Denise and Steve Scharnberg. Following graduation from Roosevelt High School, he attended the University of Iowa where he was a member of the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity. He finished his schooling at San Diego Golf Academy in Scottsdale, Ariz...
Gary Randall Grote (07/24/07)
Gary Randall Grote passed away Friday, July 20, 2007, at Spencer Municipal Hospital in Spencer. Memorial services for Gary were held Monday, July 23, 2007, at the First United Church in Sioux Rapids,. Rev. Leila Prince officiated. Gary, the son of Floyd and Ruth (Crick) Grote, was born on June 15, 1931, in Sioux Rapids. ...
Frederick Melvin Exner (07/24/07)
Services for Frederick Melvin Exner, 74, of Peterson, will be held at 10:30 a.m., today, Tuesday, July 24, 2007, at United Methodist Church of Peterson. Rev. Roger Maize will officiate the service. Casket bearers will be Tim Roberts, Troy Roberts, Anthony Roberts, Randy Schultz, Steve Exner and Frank Deman...
Paul Anderson (07/24/07)
Funeral services for Mr. Paul Anderson, 53, of Peterson, will take place at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 25, 2007, at United Methodist Church of Peterson. Rev. Roger Maize will officiate the service; Visitation will begin after 3 p.m. today with the family present from 6-8 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home of Peterson...
Harvey Eugene Baxter Sr. (07/21/07)
Harvey Eugene Baxter Sr. Funeral services for Mr. Harvey Eugene Baxter Sr. 76 of Langdon, will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, July 23, 2007 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Spencer. Rev. Brent Lingle will officiate the service. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Sunday with the family present...
Elizabeth G. Beck (07/21/07)
Funeral services for Mrs. Elizabeth G. Beck, 58 of Wasilla, Alaska., formerly of Des Moines, will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, July 23, 2007 at First Congregational Church of Spencer. Rev. Curtis Batschelet will officiate the service. There will be no visitation...
Adm. Owen W. Siler (07/20/07)
Adm. Owen W. Siler, 85, commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard from 1974 to 1978, passed away from heart failure Wednesday, July 17 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Atlanta. Memorial services and full military honors are scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday, July 19, 2007, at St. John's Episcopal Church in Savannah. The family will receive friends at a reception in the Green Meldrim house following the service...
Randall R. 'Randy' Guerttman (07/20/07)
Funeral services for Mr. Randall R. "Randy" Guerttman, 56, of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m., today,Friday, July 20, 2007, at Grace United Methodist Church of Spencer. Rev. Chuck Kellogg will officiate the service. Interment will take place at Riverside Cemetery of Spencer...
Larry Lee Bare (07/20/07)
Funeral services for Larry Lee Bare, 70, of Primghar, will be held at 1:30 p.m., today, Friday, July 20, 2007, at the Living Word Outreach in Spencer. Rev. Al Dean will officiate. Burial will be in the Barnard Cemetery in Barnard, Mo. at a later date...
Ella Melody Cannady (07/19/07)
Funeral services for Ella Melody Cannaday will be held at 11 a.m., today, Thursday, July 16, 2007, at Church of Christ in Sutherland. Rev. Don Gordon will officiate the service. Visitation will begin two hours prior to the service at the Church of Christ...
Hazel Opal Pearson (07/19/07)
Hazel Opal Pearson, 102, of Paullina, passed away on Monday, July 16, at the Paullina Care Center. Services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, July 20, 2007, at the United Methodist Church in Archer. Rev. Jeremy Wiersema will officiate. Interment will be Friday with a 2 p.m. graveside service in the Ocheyedan Township Cemetery...
L. Dale Mason (07/19/07)
Funeral services for Mr. L. Dale Mason, 78, of Sutherland, will be held at 2 p.m., today, Thursday, July 19, 2007, at First Congregational Church of Peterson. Rev. Michael Hyde will officiate the service. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the memorial service today at the church...
Randy Guerttman (07/19/07)
Funeral services for Mr. Randy Guerttman, 56, of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, July 20, 2007, at Grace United Methodist Church of Spencer. Rev. Chuck Kellogg will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 3 p.m. today with the family present from 6-8 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home of Spencer...
L. Dale Mason (07/18/07)
Funeral services for Mr. L. Dale Mason, 78, of Sutherland, will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, July 19, 2007, at First Congregational Church of Peterson. Rev. Michael Hyde will officiate the service. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the memorial service Thursday at the church...
Elizabeth Beck (07/18/07)
Funeral services for Mrs. Elizabeth Beck, 58, of Wasilla, Ark., formerly of Des Moines, will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, July 23, 2007, at First Congregational Church of Spencer. Rev. Curtis Batschelet will officiate the service. There will be no visitation...
Dennis Francis Schuller (07/18/07)
Funeral services for Mr. Dennis Francis Schuller, 93, of Spencer, will be held at 11 a.m., today, Wednesday, July 18, 2007, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Spencer. Rev. Ed Murray will officiate the service. Interment will take place at St. Mary's Cemetery of Mallard at 2 p.m...
Gary Raymond Kress (07/18/07)
Gary Raymond Kress, 70, of Okeechobee, Florida, formerly of Laurens, passed away suddenly July 13, 2007, at his home. A memorial services was held at the Community Center at Palm Village Retirement Community on July 17, 2007. He was born to Gladys and John Kress on April 5, 1937, in Laurens...
Leland George Hagerty (07/18/07)
Funeral services for Mr. Leland George Hagerty, 82, of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m., today, Wednesday, July 18, 2007, at Warner Chapel of Spencer. Rev. Michael Sharp, Rev. Deb Mechler and Rev. Dale Hodges will officiate the service. Interment will take place at North Lawn Memorial Park of Spencer. Military services will be conducted by Glen Pedersen Post 1 -- American Legion of Spencer, following the graveside services...
Carolyn Glover (07/18/07)
Carolyn Glover, 95, of Spencer, formerly of Webb and Sioux Rapids, passed away Monday, July 16, 2007, at the Spencer Municipal Hospital. Funeral services for Carolyn will be held at 1:30 p.m., Thursday, July 19, 2007, at the Sliefert Funeral Home chapel in Sioux Rapids...
William 'Bill' Pitts (07/17/07)
Funeral Mass for William "Bill" Pitts, 78, of Rembrandt, were held on Monday, July 16, 2007, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Sioux Rapids. Rev. Al Reicks officiated. Interment took place at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery. Military graveside services were presented by Graeber-Rowe American Legion Post No. 394...
Kevin Russell Laird (07/17/07)
Funeral services for Kevin Russell Laird, 49, of Estherville, will be held at 10:30 a.m., today, Tuesday, July 17, 2007, at Henry-Olson Funeral Chapel of Estherville. Mitch Juergens will officiate. Interment will take place at East Side Memorial Cemetery of Estherville. Military graveside services will be conducted by VFW Post 3388 and American Legion Post 91 -- both of Estherville...
Michael Dean Britton (07/17/07)
Funeral services for Michael Dean Britton, 17, of Peterson, will be held at 10:30 a.m., today, Tuesday, July, 17, 2007, at Sioux Central High School in Sioux Rapids. Rev. Jeff Filkens will officiate the service. Casket bearers will be Chris Wildeman, Steven Stoner, Will Franzmeier, Josh Reiling, Brady Scheiber and Jack Walker...
Elsie Nissen (07/14/07)
Elsie Nissen, 94, of Holstein, formerly of Sutherland, passed away Thursday, July 12, 2007 at the Good Samaritan Care Center in Holstein. Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. Sunday, with the family present from 6-8 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home of Sutherland...
Irma Clausen (07/14/07)
Irma Clausen, 87, of Spencer passed away Wednesday, July 11, 2007 at Spencer Hospital. Funeral services will be held today, Saturday, July 14, 2007 at Christ the King Lutheran Church in Spencer. Rev. David Doellinger will officiate the 10:30 a.m. service. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery in Spencer...
Lorraine Adeline Erichsen (07/13/07)
Funeral services for Mrs. Lorraine Adeline Erichsen, 85 of Harley will be held at 10:30 a.m., today, Friday, July 13, 2007 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church of Hartley. Rev. Dave Ericksen will officiate the service. Interment will take place at Buena Vista Memorial Park of Storm Lake...
Dorothy Helen Hoover (07/13/07)
Funeral services for Dorothy Helen Hoover, 97 of Spencer, formerly of Webb, will take place at 10:30 a.m., today, Friday, July 13, 2007 at First Congregational Church of Spencer. Rev. Tom Van Tassell will officiate the service. Interment will take place at Garfield Cemetery of Webb...
Elsie Nissen (07/13/07)
Funeral services for Mrs. Elsie Nissen, 94 of Sutherland will be held at 2:30 p.m., Monday, July 16, 2007 at Bethel Lutheran Church of Sutherland. Rev. LeRoy Riemer will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 2 p.m., Sunday with the family present from 6-8 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home of Sutherland...
Irma Clausen (07/13/07)
Funeral services for Mrs. Irma Clausen, 87 of Spencer will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, July 14, 2007 at Christ the King Lutheran Church of Spencer. Rev. David Doellinger will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 4 p.m., Friday with the family present from 6-8 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home of Spencer...
Lorraine Erichsen (07/12/07)
Funeral services for Mrs. Lorraine Erichsen, 85 of Harley will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, July 13, 2007 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church of Hartley. Rev. Dave Ericksen will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 4 p.m. today with the family present from 6-8 p.m...
Dorothy Hoover (07/12/07)
Funeral services for Dorothy Hoover, 97 of Spencer, formerly of Webb, will take place at 10:30 a.m., Friday, July 13, 2007 at First Congregational Church of Spencer. Rev. Tom Van Tassell will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 3 p.m. today with the family present from 6-8 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home of Spencer...
Richard Arnold Landoe (07/11/07)
Funeral services for Richard Arnold Landoe, 63 of Spencer will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, July 12, 2007 at Bethany Lutheran Church of Spencer. Rev. Tom Dettmer will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 4 p.m. today at Warner Funeral Home of Spencer with the family present from 6-8 p.m...
Jean Alice Obman (07/11/07)
Memorial services for Jean Alice Obman, 71 will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, July 12, 2007 at Little Sioux Valley Cemetery of Rembrandt. Rev. Duane Olson will officiate. Interment will take place at Little Sioux Valley Cemetery. Jean passed away Dec. 6, 2006 in Amarillo, Texas...
Brian Lee Burger (07/10/07)
Services for Brian Lee Burger, 48 of Milan, Mich. were held Monday at Warner Chapel of Spencer. Rev. David Werts officiated. Interment will take place at a later date. Brian passed away at the Spencer Hospital in Spencer on Friday, July 6, 2007. Brian, the son of Roy and Genevieve Dyer Burger, was born Sept. ...
Lori A. Meyer (07/10/07)
Lori A. Meyer, 49 of York, Neb. passed away Friday, July 6, 2007 at Lincoln, Neb. Memorial services will be held 2 p.m., Thursday, July 12, 2007 at the Metz Chapel in York with a private family inurnment to be held at a later time. Lori's wishes were to be cremated so there will be no viewing or visitation...
Catherine Mae Nielsen (07/10/07)
Services for Catherine Mae Nielsen, 82 of Everly will be held at 10:30 a.m., today, Tuesday, July 10, 2007 at Hope Lutheran Church of Everly. Rev Kathy Wicks will officiate the service. Casket bearers will be: Shawn Popp, Duane Popp, Cheryl Popp, Danny Koenig, Kelly Scharf, Anthony Weimer, Chad Popp, Darryl Popp II, Patrick Fischer, Kasi Fischer, William Valentine and Marcus Valentine...
Norma Jean Siekman (07/07/07)
Norma Jean Siekman, age 66, of Linn Grove passed away Wednesday, July 4, 2007, at Countryside Senior Living in Sioux City. Services for Norma will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, July 9, 2007, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church at Sioux Rapids. Interment will be at Little Sioux Lutheran Cemetery at Rembrandt...
Robert Dale Maske (07/07/07)
Funeral services for Robert Dale Maske, 84 of Peterson will be held at 10:30 a.m., today, Saturday, July 7, 2007 at First Congregational Church of Peterson. Rev. Michael Hyde will officiate the service. Interment will take place at Oakland Cemetery of Peterson...
Janice Marie Babb (07/05/07)
Janice Marie Babb, 68 passed away June 25, 2007 at a Omaha, Neb. hospital. Janice was born Feb. 5, 1939 to Everett Sunkenberg and Ruby Clapper Sunkenberg. Janice was a former Spencer resident she started school in the Langdon area and when the family moved to Spencer, she finished her schooling. She met and married Gene Babb and raised three children: Charles Everett, Christine Ruby and Ann Marie...
Michele Lynn Cameron (07/03/07)
Michele Lynn Cameron, 45, of Sioux Rapids, passed away on Thursday, June 28, 2007, at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center, Storm Lake. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, July 3, 2007 at the First United Church, Sioux Rapids. Rev. Leela Prince will officiate. Interment will be at 11:30 a.m. at Buena Vista Memorial Park Cemetery, Storm Lake...
A. Paul Swaim (07/03/07)
A. Paul Swaim, 99, of Webb, passed away on Friday, June 29, 2007, at the Holstein Good Samaritan Center. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, July 2, 2007, at the First Baptist Church in Webb. Pastor Don Andrews officiated. Interment was held at Garfield Township Cemetery in Webb...
Dale Allan Pomeroy (07/03/07)
Funeral services for Mr. Dale Allan Pomeroy, 54, of Ruthven, will be held at 1:30 p.m., today, Tuesday, July 3, 2007, at Zion Lutheran Church of Ayrshire. Rev. Ryan Clark will officiate the service. Casket bearers will be Jim Caskey, David Rigby, Bob Goff, Harlan Leininger, Terry Klooster and Ed Noonan...