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Obituaries from July 2008

Esther Augusta Rose (07/31/08)
Esther Augusta Rose, 99, of Sibley, passed away Monday, July 28, 2008, at Country View Manor in Sibley. Funeral service will be held at 3 p.m., Friday, Aug. 1, 2008, at the United Church of Christ Congregational in Sibley, with Rev. Larry Laskie officiating...
Elva Barglof (07/30/08)
Funeral services for Mrs. Elva Barglof, 71, of Spencer, will take place at 10:30 a.m., today, Wednesday, July 30, 2008, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Jason Oleson will officiate the service. There will be no visitation. Elva passed away Sunday, July 27, 2008, at Spencer Hospital...
Evelyn Tuel (07/30/08)
Funeral services for Mrs. Evelyn Tuel, 94, of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m., today, Wednesday, July 30, 2008, at United Methodist Church of Terril. Rev. Dave L. Kruse will officiate the service. Interment will take place at Faiview Cemetery in Teriil...
Leona Zaiser (07/30/08)
Funeral services for Mrs. Leona Zaiser, 90, of Hartley, will be held at 2 p.m., today, Wednesday, July 30, 2008, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Hartley. Rev. Dave Ericksen will officiate the service. Interment will take place at Pleasant View Cemetery in Hartley...
Shirley Thortsen (07/29/08)
Funeral services for Shirley Thorsten, 63, of Spencer, were held Monday, July 28, 2008, at Grace United Methodist Church in Spencer. Rev. Paul Hansen officiated the 10 a.m. service. Burial took place at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer. Mrs. Thortsen passed away Thursday, July 24, 2008, at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D...
Jack D. Mankle (07/29/08)
Jack D. Mankle, 81, of Arnolds Park, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2008, at the Lake Park Care Center. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, July 31, 2008, at the Schuchert Funeral Home. There will be one hour of visitation held prior to the service. Burial will be at the Milford Cemetery...
Leona Zaiser (07/29/08)
Services are pending for Mrs. Leona Zaiser, 90, of Hartley, who passed away Monday, July 28, 2008, at Community Memorial Health Center in Hartley. Warner Funeral Home of Hartley is in charge of arrangements.
Evelyn Tuel (07/29/08)
Funeral services for Mrs. Evelyn Tuel, 94, of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, July 30, 2008, at United Methodist Church of Terril. Rev. Dave L. Kruse will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 12 p.m. today with the family present from 6-8 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Elva Barglof (07/29/08)
Funeral services for Mrs. Elva Barglof, 71, of Spencer, will take place at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, July 30, 2008, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Jason Oleson will officiate the service. There will be no visitation. Elva passed away Sunday, July 27, 2008, at Spencer Hospital...
Kent Smith (07/26/08)
Mr. Kent Smith, 63, of Spencer, passed away Wednesday, July 23, 2008, at Spencer Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, July 28, 2008, at First Christian Church of Spencer. Rev. Dan Mayes will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 4 p.m. on Sunday with the family present from 4-6 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Evelyn Tuel (07/26/08)
Funeral services are pending for Evelyn Tuel, 91, of Spencer. Mrs. Tuel passed away Friday, July 25, 2008, at her son's home in Spirit Lake. Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.
Shirley Thortsen (07/26/08)
Funeral services for Shirley Thorsten, 63, of Spencer, will be held Monday, July 28, 2008, at Grace United Methodist Church in Spencer. The Rev. Paul Hansen will officiate the 10 a.m. service. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer. Mrs. Thortsen passed away Thursday, July 24, 2008, at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D...
Robert C. Prentice (07/25/08)
Funeral services for Robert C. Prentice, 82, of Terril will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, July 26, 2008, at Immanuel Lutheran Church of Terril. Rev. David Doellinger will officiate the service. Visitation will take place today from 4-8 p.m. at Henry-Olson Funeral Chapel in Estherville...
Rev. Lee W. Steffen (07/25/08)
Rev. Lee W. Steffen, 87, of Franklin, NC, passed away Tuesday, July 22, 2008. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 26, 2008, at the Resurrection Lutheran Church. The Rev. Robert Strickert of Atlanta, a longtime friend and colleague, will officiate the service...
Margery K. Johnson (07/23/08)
Margery K. Johnson, 64, of Sioux Rapids, passed away Saturday, July 19, 2008, at her home in Sioux Rapids. Memorial services for Margery will be held at 7 p.m., tonight, Wednesday, July 23, 2008, at the First United Church of Christ in Sioux Rapids...
Albert 'Al' Swart (07/24/08)
Funeral services for Mr. Albert "Al" Swart, 92, of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m., today, Thursday, July 24, 2008, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Spencer. Rev. Harry McAlpine will officiate the service. Interment will take place at Calvary Cemetery in Ruthven...
Lillian Fastenow (07/24/08)
Funeral services for Mrs. Lillian Fastenow, 89, of Peterson, will be held at 10:30 a.m., today, Thursday, July 24, 2008, at St. John's Church in Peterson. Rev. Bruce Rapp will officiate the service. Interment will take place at St. John's Cemetery of Peterson...
Sharon 'Sherry' Dubois (07/23/08)
A memorial service for Sharon "Sherry" Dubois, 76, of Milford, was held Tuesday, July 22, 2008 at the First Lutheran Church of West Okoboji. Sharon passed away Friday, July 18, 2008, at her home. Sharon was born March 6, 1932 in Iowa City, to Louis and Isabelle (Wolfe) Lukosky. She was united in marriage to Roger Dubois on June 15, 1955, in Nashua. Roger passed away on April 3, 1973...
Donald 'Skeet' Waggoner (07/23/08)
Funeral services for Donald "Skeet" Waggoner, 85, of Sutherland, will take place at 2 p.m., today, Wednesday, July 23, 2008, at Church of Christ in Sutherland. Rev. John Erickson and Rev. Mike Cooper will officiate the service, Interment will take place at Waterman Cemetery of Sutherland...
Jerry Dean (07/22/08)
Funeral services for Mr. Jerry Dean, 82, of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m., today, Tuesday, July 22, 2008, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Paul Hansen will officiate the service. Interment will take place at Riverside Cemetery of Spencer. Military services will be conducted by VFW Clay County Post 3159 of Spencer following the graveside services...
Dale B. Larsen (07/22/08)
Memorial Services for Mr. Dale B. Larsen will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 26, 2008, at Grace United Methodist Church in Spencer. Inurnment with full military rites will follow at 3 p.m. at Lone Tree Cemetery at Sioux Rapids. No visitation is scheduled...
Wanda Johnson (07/22/08)
Funeral services for Wanda Johnson, 67, of Sutherland, will be held at 1 p.m., Thursday, July 24, 2008, at Church of Christ in Sutherland. Rev. Mike Cooper will officiate the service. A private family burial will take place at a later date. Wanda passed away on Friday, July 18, 2008 at Mercy Hospital Medical Center in Sioux City...
Dale Luetkeman (07/22/08)
Memorial services for Dale Luetkeman, 63, of Aurelia, will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, July 23, 2008, at the St. John's Church, rural Peterson. Rev. Michael Hyde will officiate. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. tonight at the St. John's Church rural Peterson...
Donald 'Skeet' Waggoner (07/22/08)
Funeral services for Donald "Skeet" Waggoner, 85, of Sutherland, will take place at 2 p.m., Wednesday, July 23, 2008, at Church of Christ in Sutherland. Rev. John Erickson and Rev. Mike Cooper will officiate the service, Visitation will begin at 12 p.m. today with the family present from 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home. There will be a Masonic Service at 6 p.m. tonight at the funeral home conducted by the Abiff Lodge No. 347 of Sutherland...
Albert 'Al' Swart (07/22/08)
Funeral services for Mr. Albert "Al" Swart, 92, of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, July 24, 2008, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Spencer. Rev. Harry McAlpine will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 2 p.m., Wednesday, July 23, 2008, with the family present from 6-8 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Lillian Fastenow (07/22/08)
Funeral services for Mrs. Lillian Fastenow, 89, of Peterson, will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, July 24, 2008, at St. John's Church in Peterson. Rev. Bruce Rapp will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 12 p.m., Wednesday, July 23, 2008, with the family present from 6-8 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home of Peterson...
Grace Webster (07/21/08)
IN MEMORY OF GRACE LORENE WEBSTER August 4, 1911 July 6, 2008 SERVICES 10:00 A.M., July 21, 2008 First Christian Church Spencer, Iowa OFFICIATING Rev. Keith Purscell ORGANIST Sherri Groenewold HYMNS...
Shirley Nath (07/19/08)
Shirley Nath, 86, of Everly, passed away Sunday, July 13, 2008, at Spencer Hospital. Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 19, 2008, at Warner Funeral Home in Everly. The Rev. Lauren Ley will officiate the 11 a.m. service. Burial will be at Lone Tree Cemetery in Everly...
Jean Evans (07/17/08)
Funeral services for Jean Evans, 87, of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m. today, Thursday, July 17, 2008, at Faith Pentecostal Church in Spencer. Rev. Dale Hodges will officiate the service. Interment will take place at Riverside Cemetery of Spencer...
Edward Grapevine (07/16/08)
Funeral services for Edward "Ed" Grapevine, 87, of Spirit Lake, formerly of Windom, Minn., were held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, July 15, 2008, at the First Presbyterian Church in Windom. Rev. Stephen Norby officiated the service. Interment followed at Lakeview Cemetery in Windom with full military honors...
Kay Hoeppner (07/16/08)
Funeral servies for Mrs. Kay Hoeppner, 64, will be held at 10:30 a.m., today, Wednesday, July 16, 2008, at First Lutheran Church of Milford. Interment will take place at Lone Tree Cemetery in Everly. Kay passed away Saturday, July 12, 2008, at Spencer Municipal Hospital...
Richard H. Roder (07/16/08)
Richard H. "Dick" Roder, 74, of Alta, passed away Sunday, July 13, 2008, at the St. Luke's Regional Medical Center of Sioux City Funeral services for Richard H. "Dick" Roder will be held at 10:30 a.m., today, Wednesday, July 16, 2008, at the United Methodist Church of Alta...
Grace Webster (07/16/08)
Funeral services for Grace Webster, 96, of Merritt Island, Fla., formerly of Spencer, will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, July 21, 2008, at First Christian Church of Spencer. Rev. Keith Purscell will officiate the service. Visitation will begin one hour prior to the services at the church...
Shirley Nath (07/16/08)
Funeral services for Shirley Nath, 86, of Everly, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 19, 2008, at Warner Funeral Home in Everly. Rev. Lauren Key will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. Friday with the family present from 4-8 p.m. at the funeral home...
Jean Evans (07/16/08)
Funeral services for Jean Evans, 87, of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 17, 2008, at Faith Pentecostal Church in Spencer. Rev. Dale Hodges will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 3 p.m. today, with the family present from 6-8 p.m. at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Shirley Nath (07/15/08)
Funeral services for Shirley Nath, 86, of Everly, are pending. Mrs. Nath passed away Sunday, July 13, 2008, at Spencer Hospital. Warner Funeral Home of Everly is in charge of arrangements.
Vernon Jochims (07/15/08)
Vernon Jochims, 77, of Arnolds Park, formerly of Des Moines and Spencer, passed away Tuesday, July 1, 2008. He was buried at North Lawn Cemetery in Spencer. Born in Spencer, Vernon Jochims served in the U.S. Army and was a Korean War veteran. He worked as a tool maker at Delevan Manufacturing in Des Moines before moving to Arnolds Park. He was employed at Eaton Corporation in Spencer, retiring after 20 years...
William 'Bill' Swart (07/15/08)
William "Bill" Swart, 61, of Spencer passed away on July 11, 2008, on his farm in Spencer. Funeral services were held on Monday, July 14 at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer. Rev. Brent Lingle officiated the 10:30 a.m. service. Burial was at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer. Casket bearers were Dick Bockman, John Metcalf, John Schurr, Tom Mart, Bernard Von Ehwegen, and Gary Swenson...
Verda Litka (07/12/08)
Verda Irene Litka, 91, of Graettinger passed away on Thursday, July 10, 2008, at Sutherland Care Center in Sutherland. Funeral services will be held Monday, July 14, 2008, at Bethel Lutheran Church in Sutherland. The Rev. Leroy Riemer will officiate the 1:30 p.m. service. Burial will be in Waterman Cemetery in Sutherland. Casket bearers will be Phil Syndergaard, Mike Negus, Joel Sickelka, Mark Sickelka, Gerald Lange and Jim Jessen...
Betty McWhorter (07/12/08)
Betty McWhorter, 86, of Sutherland, passed away Wednesday, July 9, 2008, at Mercy Hospital in Sioux City. Services will be held today, Saturday, July 12, 2008, at the Church of Christ in Sutherland, with Rev. Mathew St. John officiating the service. Her funeral will follow at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 16 at the Baptist Temple Church of San Benito, Texas. Burial will be at Mont Meta Cemetery in San Benito at graveside services following her funeral...
Bill Swart (07/12/08)
Funeral services are pending for Bill Swart, 61, of Dickens, who passed away at his home on Friday July 11, 2008. Warner Funeral Home in Spencer is in charge of the arrangements.
Maurice Hennig (07/11/08)
Funeral services for Mr. Maurice Hennig, 85, of Spencer, will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, July 11, 2008, at Bethany Lutheran Church of Spencer. Rev. Scott Meier will officiate the service. Interment will take place at Rose Hill Cemetery in Pender, Neb., at 3:30 p.m...
Verda Litka (07/11/08)
Funeral services for Mrs. Verda Litka, 91, of Sutherland, will be held at 1:30 p.m., Monday, July 14, 2008, at Bethel Lutheran Church of Sutherland. Rev. Leroy Riemer will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 3 p.m., Sunday with the family present from 3-5 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home in Sutherland...
Edward Grapevine (07/11/08)
Funeral services for Edward "Ed" Grapevine, 87, of Spirit Lake, formerly of Windom, Minn., will be held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, July 15, 2008, at the First Presbyterian Church in Windom. Rev. Stephen Norby will officiate the service. Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m., Monday, July 14 at the LaCanne Family Funeral Home in Windom, and one hour prior to the services at the church in Windom...
Grace Webster (07/10/08)
Services are pending for Grace Webster, 96, of Merritt Island, Fla., formerly of Spencer, who passed away Monday, July 5, 2008, at Cape Canaveral Hospital in Cocoa Beach, Fla. Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.
Karen Colding (07/08/08)
No services are scheduled in Spencer for Karen Colding, 47, of Spencer, who passed away Monday, June 30, 2008, at home. The family will hold a private ceremony in Milwaukee, Wis. She was born in Escanaba, Mich. on Nov. 3, 1961, to Frank and Jeanette (Norman) Stewart...
Ryan Paul Selzer (07/05/08)
Memorial services for Ryan Paul Selzer, 21, of Honolulu, Hawaii were held a the Waikiki Yacht Club in Honolulu on Saturday, June 28, 2008. Ryan passed away June 15, 2008, in Honolulu. Ryan was an accomplished skateboarder, body surfer, and snowboarder. He was a graduate of Kalani High School. His service career in the restaurant industry included Longhi's, Kahala Catering and Duke's restaurants...
Mabel Swaim (07/05/08)
Graveside services for Mabel Swaim, 88, of Spencer, will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, July 5, 2008, at Oakland Cemetery in Peterson. Rev. Michael Sharp will officiate the service. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home in Peterson...
Carolyne J. Laubenthal (07/05/08)
Funeral services for Carolyne J. Laubenthal, 72, of Cylinder, will be held at 1:30 p.m., today, Saturday, July 5, 2008, at First United Methodist Church of Emmetsburg. Rev. David A. Morris will officiate the service. Visitation will be Saturday from 12:30-1:30 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Emmetsburg...
Grace Francis (07/03/08)
Grace Francis, 99, of Sioux Rapids, formerly of Linn Grove, passed away on Monday, June 30, 2008, at the Sioux Care Center in Sioux Rapids. Services for Grace were held on Wednesday, July 2, 2008, at Riverside Presbyterian Church, PCA, in Linn Grove. Rev. Russell Westbrook officiated. Interment took place in Barnes Township Cemetery at Linn Grove...
Audrey S. Osborne (07/03/08)
Audrey S. Osborne (nee Schoenewe) 78, of Chardon, Ohio, born and raised in Everly, passed away June 29, 2008. Funeral services will be held Thursday, July 3, 2008, at 2 p.m. at Hope Lutheran Church in Everly followed by interment at Lone Tree Cemetery...
Michael L. Zenor (07/03/08)
Funeral services for Mr. Michael L. Zenor, 59, of Arnolds Park, formerly of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, July 5, 2008, at Grace United Methodist Church of Spencer. Rev. Sarah Rohret will officiate the service. There will be no public visitation...
Robert Mark Hanna (07/03/08)
Graveside services for Robert Mark Hanna will be held at Crown Hill Cemetery at 2 p.m., Tuesday, July 8, 2008. Robert passed away in Inglewood, Calif., where he had resided for the past 50 years. Bob was born on March 26, 1920, in Presho, S.D., the second son of Roy R. ...
Michael L. Zenor (07/02/08)
Funeral services for Mr. Michael L. Zenor, 59, of Arnolds Park, formerly of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, July 5, 2008, at Grace United Methodist Church of Spencer. Rev. Sarah Rohret will officiate the service. There will be no public visitation...
Karen Colding (07/02/08)
Services are pending for Karen Colding, 47, of Spencer, who passed away Monday, June 30, 2008, at home. Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.
Terry Brown (07/02/08)
Terry Brown, 53, of Rosebud, Texas passed away Saturday, June 28, 2008, near Rosebud. Services will be held at 8 a.m. today, Wednesday, July 2, 2008, at the 3 Horses Ranch, 326 FM 1048 near Rosebud. Interment will follow at the 3 Horse Ranch Cemetery...
Michael Zenor (07/01/08)
Services are pending for Mr. Michael Zenor, 59, of Arnolds Park, formerly of Spencer. Michael passed away Monday, June 30, 2008, at Heart Hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D. Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.
Marcia Christenson Coles (07/01/08)
Marcia Christenson Coles, 61, passed away June 21, 2008, at the age of 61 in Milwaukee, Wis. A celebration of her life was held at Plymouth Church, in Milwaukee, Tuesday, June 24. A memorial will be planned at Willow Creek Cemetery near Royal, later this summer...
Leona Ella Sears (07/01/08)
Funeral services for Leona Ella Sears, 103, will be held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, July 1, 2008, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Wendy Van Tassell will officiate the service. Interment will take place at Lone Tree Cemetery in Everly. Leona passed away June 27, 2008 at Spencer Hospital...
Doris Maxine Smith (07/01/08)
A memorial service for Doris Maxine Smith, 85, of Chesterfield, Mo., will be held at 3 p.m., Saturday, July, 19, 2008, at Everly United Methodist Church. Interment will follow at Lone Tree Cemetery in Sioux Rapids. A memorial service is also scheduled for 11 a.m., Saturday, July 12, 2008, at Church of the Shephard United Methodist Church in St. Charles, Mo...