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Obituaries from September 2008

Donald Elser (09/26/08)
Funeral services for Donald Elser, 76, of the Hartley and Royal area, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 26, 2008, at St. Louis Catholic Church iin Royal. Rev. Robert Brown will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 3 p.m. today with the family present to greet friends from 5:30-7 p.m. at the St. Louis Catholic Church in Royal...
Romola M. Grethen (09/26/08)
Funeral services for Romola M. Grethen, 89, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, 2008, at Trinity Episcopal Church in Emmetsburg. Rev. Peg Jackson will officiate the service. Visitation will take place from 12:30 p.m. until time of service at the Trinity Episcopal Church in Emmetsburg...
Janice Gustin (09/26/08)
Funeral services for Janice Gustin, 72, of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Sept 26, 2008, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Paul Hansen will officiate the service. Visitation will begin after 11:30 p.m. Thursday with the family present from 6-8 p.m. at the Warner Chapel in Spencer...
Jacqueline Langdeaux (09/26/08)
Funeral services for Jacqueline Langdeaux, 62, of LeMars, formerly of May City, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, 2008, at St. John's Lutheran Church in May City. Rev. Paul Johnson will officiate the service. Visitation will begin after 4 p.m. today with the family present from 6-8 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home in Hartley...
Grace L. Meyer (09/26/08)
Grace L. Meyer, 90, of Bettendorf, and formerly of Spencer, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2008, at the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf. Graveside services will be held at 12 p.m., Monday, Sept. 29, 2008, at North Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Spencer...
Peggy L. Alspach (09/26/08)
Peggy L. Alspach, 60, of Clarion, passed away Wednesday, September 24, 2008, at Careage of Clarion in Clarion. Funeral services for Peggy Alspach will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, 2008, at the Clarion Church of the Nazarene with Rev. Dana Wendel officiating...
Donald Elser (09/25/08)
Funeral services for Donald Elser, 76, of the Hartley and Royal area, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 26, 2008, at St. Louis Catholic Church in Royal. Rev. Robert Brown will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 3 p.m. today with the family present to greet friend from 5:30-7 p.m. at the St. Louis Catholic Church in Royal...
Emma Luhrs (09/24/08)
Funeral services for Mrs. Emma Luhrs, 96, of Hartley, will be held at 11 a.m. today, Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2008, at United Methodist Church at Hartley. Rev. Steve Campbell will officiate the service. Interment will take place at Pleasant View Cemetery in Hartley...
Jo Warren (09/24/08)
Funeral services for Mrs. Jo Warren, 78, of Sutherland will be held at 10:30 a.m. today, Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2008, at the Church of Christ in Sutherland. Revs. John Erickson, Don Gordon and Mike Cooper will officiate the service. Interment at Waterman Cemetery in Sutherland will take place...
Angeline Marie Grady (09/24/08)
Angeline Marie Grady, 91, of Alton, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, 2008, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Alton. Rev. Paul Eisele will officiate the service. Visitation will begin after 4 p.m. today. There will be a rosary at 5 p.m. by St. Mary Rosary Society and St. Mary Guild and a vigil prayer service at 7:30 p.m. -- all at St. Mary Catholic Church in Alton...
Jacqueline Langdeaux (09/24/08)
Funeral services for Jacqueline Langdeaux, 62, of LeMars, formerly of May City, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, 2008, at St. John's Lutheran Church in May City. Rev. Paul Johnson will officiate the service. Visitation will begin after 4 p.m. Friday with the family present from 6-8 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home in Hartley...
Janice Gustin (09/24/08)
Funeral services for Janice Gustin, 72, of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Sept 26, 2008, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Paul Hansen will officiate the service. Visitation will begin after 11:30 p.m. Thursday with the family present from 6-8 p.m. at the Warner Chapel in Spencer...
Donald Elser (09/24/08)
Services are pending for Mr. Donald Elser, 76, of the Hartley and Royal area, who passed away Monday, Sept. 22, 2008, at home. Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.
Doris Ruth Whitaker (09/23/08)
Doris Ruth Whitaker, 85, of rural Hillsboro, passed away Sunday, Sept. 21, 2008, at Van Buren County Hospital, Keosauqua after a lengthy illness. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2008, in Hillsboro Baptist Church, with Rev. Duane LaCock officiating...
Lillian Pullen (09/23/08)
Funeral services for Lillian Pullen, 94, of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2008, at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer. There will be no visitation. Interment will take place at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer. Lillian passed away Friday, Sept. 19, 2008, at Spencer Hospital...
Roberta Margaret Rouse (09/23/08)
Roberta Margaret Rouse, the daughter of Joseph L. and Margaret Reynolds Graham, was born Oct. 2, 1933, in Milford. Her childhood years were spent in Milford where she received her education, graduating from Milford High School. After high school, she attended Del Mar College in Corpus Christi, Texas, where she received her teaching degree. She taught adult education at Caly Trade School in Los Angeles, Calif., for a period of time. She also worked for the Herald Examiner in California...
Helen M. Hoffman (09/23/08)
Memorial services for Helen M. Hoffman, 86, of Spencer and formerly of Storm Lake, were held Monday, Sept. 22, 2008, at the Grace Lutheran Church in Storm Lake. In accordance with Helen's wishes, cremation has taken place. Helen Mildred Hoffman passed away at St. Luke's Home, Spencer, on Sept. 18, 2008...
Bob Essick (09/23/08)
Funeral services for Mr. Bob Essick, 83, of Spencer, formerly of Webb and Laurens, were held Monday, Sept. 22, 2008, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Tonna Parsons officiated the service. Interment took place at Garfield Cemetery in Webb. Bob passed away Friday, Sept. 19, 2008, at home in Spencer...
Jo Warren (09/23/08)
Funeral services for Mrs. Jo Warren, 78, of Sutherland, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2008, at the Church of Christ in Sutherland. Revs. John Erickson, Don Gordon and Mike Cooper will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 5:30 p.m. tonight with the family present from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Warner Funeral Home in Sutherland...
Emma Luhrs (09/23/08)
Funeral services for Mrs. Emma Luhrs, 96, of Hartley, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2008, at United Methodist Church at Hartley. Rev. Steve Campbell will officiate the service. Visitation will be held from 3-8 p.m. tonight at Warner Funeral Home in Hartley...
Annette Pearson (09/20/08)
Funeral services for Mrs. Annette Pearson, 69, of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m. today, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2008, at Bethany Lutheran Church in Spencer. Rev. Scott Meier will officiate the service. Interment will take place at Little Sioux Lutheran Church in rural Milford...
Bob Essick (09/20/08)
Funeral services for Mr. Bob Essick, 83, of Spencer, formerly of Webb and Laurens, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 23, 2008, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Tonna Parsons will officiate the service. Visitation will take place beginning at 12 p.m. on Sunday with the family present from 5-7 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Annette Pearson (09/19/08)
Funeral services for Mrs. Annette Pearson, 69, of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, 2008, at Bethany Lutheran Church in Spencer. Rev. Scott Meier will officiate the service. Visitation will begin after 12 p.m. today with the family present from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home...
Janice Gustin (09/19/08)
Services are pending for Janice Gustin, 72, of Spencer, who passed away Thursday, Sept. 18, 2008, at Spencer Hospital. Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.
Agnes L. Pilquist (09/18/08)
Funeral services for Agnes L. Pilquist, 93, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 19, 2008, at Zion Lutheran Church in Ruthven. Rev. Luther Thoresen will officiate the service. Visitation will be held after 4 p.m. today at the Martin-Mattice Funeral Home in Ruthven...
Stanley Dean Carr (09/18/08)
Graveside services for Mr. Stanley Dean Carr, 80, of Dowagiac, Mich., father of Alice Schlictemeier, will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2008, at Riverside Cemtery in Spencer. Rev. Bart DeBoer will officiate the service. Interment will take place at Riverside Cemetery...
Herman "Bill" Engebretson (09/17/08)
Herman "Bill" Engebretson, age 97, of Linn Grove, Iowa, died Sunday, Sept. 14, 2008, at St. Luke Lutheran Home in Spencer, Iowa. Funeral services for Mr. Engebretson will be held on Wednesday, September 17, 2008, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Linn Grove, with Rev. Mark Youngquist officiating. Burial will follow in Barnes Township Cemetery at Linn Grove. The Sliefert Funeral Home in Sioux Rapids is in charge of the arrangements...
Esther June Cuttell (09/17/08)
Esther June Cuttell, 91, of Spencer, and formerly of Everly passed away Monday, September 15, 2008, at PARC Hall in Emmetsburg. Funeral services will be held Thursday, September 18, 2008, at United Methodist Church Everly. The Rev. Annette K. Ruhs Kruse will officiate the 10:30 a.m. service. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer...
Nancy Ann Kelly (09/16/08)
Nancy Ann Kelly, 76, passed away Friday, Sept, 12, 2008, at Osceola Nursing & Rehab Center. Per Nancy's wishes, she has donated her body to Des Moines University for medical research. Nancy Ann Kelly, daughter of Russell Mann and Anna Kruse Mann was born Thursday, January 7, 1932, in Spencer...
Gladys Stamer (09/16/08)
Funeral services for Mrs. Gladys Stamer, 80, of Sutherland will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008, at Bethel Lutheran Church in Sutherland. Rev, LeRoy Riemer will officiate service. Visitation will be held at 2:30 p.m. today at the Warner Funeral Home with the family present from 5:30-7 p.m...
Eleanor K. Sampson (09/16/08)
Burial for Eleanor K. Sampson was held at Crown Hill Cemetery in Ruthven on Monday, Sept. 15. Eleanor K. Sampson was born in Iowa to Sirrine and Myrtle (Fitzgerald) Sampson, on June 9, 1920. She was the sister of Kathryn Zahrt and the late Thomas Sampson...
Dr. Charles Joss (09/16/08)
Memorial services for Dr. Charles Joss, 87, of Sioux Rapids, will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 18, 2008, at First Lutheran Church in Sioux Rapids. Rev. Tonna Parsons will officiate the service. There will be no visitation. Interment will take place at a later date...
June Cuttell (09/16/08)
Funeral services for Mrs. June Cuttell, 91, of Everly, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 18, 2008, at United Methodist Church in Everly. Rev. Annette K. Ruhs Kruse will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m., Wednesday with the family present from 4-8 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home in Everly...
Gladys Wellmerling (09/13/08)
Gladys M. "Gladdy" Wellmerling, 85, of Sioux Rapids, passed away on Tuesday, September 9, 2008, at the Sioux Care Center at Sioux Rapids. Services for Gladys will be held at 10:30 a.m., today, Saturday, Sept.13, 2008, at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Rembrandt Rev. Mark Youngquist will officiate the service...
James 'Colonel' Carey (09/13/08)
Funeral services for Mr. James 'Colonel' Carey, 83, of Spencer, formerly of Varina, will be held at 10:30 a.m., today, Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Spencer. Rev. Brent Lingle will officiate the service. Interment will take place at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer...
Gladys Stamer (09/13/08)
Funeral services for Mrs. Gladys Stamer, 80, of Sutherland, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008, at Bethel Lutheran Church in Sutherland. Rev, LeRoy Riemer will officiate service. Visitation will be held at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Warner Funeral Home with the family present from 5:30-7 p.m...
Harvey Eckert (09/13/08)
Harvey "Bob" Eckert, 82, of Spencer, passed away Thursday, Sept. 11, 2008, at St. Luke Lutheran Home in Spencer. Funeral services will be held Monday, Sept. 15, 2008, at Christ the King Lutheran Church in Spencer. Rev. Mike Huebner will officiate the 10:30 a.m. service. Burial will be at Rush Lake Cemetery in rural Mallard...
Richard Gilbert (09/12/08)
Richard Leroy Gilbert, of Cathage, Miss., passed away Thursday, Aug. 21, 2008. Memorial services were held Saturday, Sept. 6, 2008, at the Remus Baptist Church in Carthage. The officiant was Rev. Eddie Pilgram. He was laid to rest in Carthage. Richard was born July 24, 1938 on the home place in Milford. Son of Myron and Laila Gilbert, he attended and graduated from Milford School...
Margaret Fitzloff (09/12/08)
Funeral services for Margaret (Marousek) Fitzloff, 91, of Spirit Lake, formerly of Spencer, will take place at 11 a.m., today, Friday, Sept. 12, 2008 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Spencer. Rev. Brent Lingle will officiate the service. Interment will take place at North Lawn Memorial Park in Spencer...
Harvey Eckert (09/12/08)
Funeral services for Harvey "Bob" Eckert, 82, of Spencer, will be held Monday, Sept. 15, 2008, at Christ the King Lutheran Church in Spencer. Rev. Mike Huebner will officiate the 10:30 a.m. service. Burial will be at Rush Lake Cemetery in rural Mallard...
James Carey (09/12/08)
Funeral services for James ('Colonel') Carey, 83, of Spencer, formerly of Varina, will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008, at Sacred Heart Church in Spencer. Rev. Brent Lingle will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 2:30 p.m. today. Family will greet friends from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home of Spencer...
Michael Thomas Pullen (09/11/08)
Services for Michael Thomas Pullen of Norfolk, Va., will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008 at the First Christian Church in Spencer. Interment will take place at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer. Michael passed away on Sept. 4, 2008. Born July 28, 1981 in the Naval Hospital, Submarine Base Groton, Conn., after detouring his mother away from driving friends to the Grand Opening of the new Navy Exchange on the Submarine Base while his father was deployed on a submarine...
Marjorie L. Hardie (09/11/08)
Walla Walla resident Marjorie L., Hardie, 89, passed away at her home on Monday, Sept. 1, 2008. The Memorial Service will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 15, 2008 at Pioneer United Methodist Church, 206 E. Birch St., Walla Walla, Wash., 99362, The Rev. Chuck Hindman officiating...
Edith Donaldson (09/10/08)
Funeral services for Mrs. Edith Donaldson, 99, of Spencer, formerly of Webb, will take place at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2008, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Deb Mechler will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 2:30 p.m., today, with the family present from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Lorraine Untiet (09/09/08)
Lorraine Untiet, 85, of Winona, Minn. passed away Saturday, Sept. 6, 2008 at Lake Winona Manor. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008 at Central Lutheran Church in Winona. Rev. Scott Olson will officiate the 10 a.m. service. Burial will be at Ebenezer Cemetery in Stratford, Wis...
Russell Sampson (09/09/08)
Russell Sampson, 86, of rural Terril passed away Saturday, Sept. 6, 2008 at his home. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008 at the United Methodist Church in Ruthven. Revs. Roger Maize and Jim Gochenouer will officiate the 10:30 a.m. service. Burial will be at Crown Hill Cemetery in Ruthven...
Margaret Fitzloff (09/09/08)
Funeral services for Mrs. Margaret (Marousek) Fitzloff, 91, of Spirit Lake, formerly of Spencer, will take place at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 12, 2008 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Spencer. Rev. Brent Lingle will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, with the family present from 6-8 p.m. at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Edith Donaldson (09/09/08)
Funeral services for Mrs. Edith Donaldson, 99, of Spencer, formerly of Webb, will take place at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2008 at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Deb Mechler will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 2:30 p.m. today, with the family present from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Jim Krall (09/05/08)
Graveside services for Jim Krall, 55, formerly of Tipton, who passed away Sunday, Aug. 24, 2008, at Creighton Medical Center in Omaha, Neb., will be held at a later date. Jim, the son of Bob and Beunie Krall, was born Feb. 8, 1953. He graduated from Tipton High School in 1972. He served in the U.S. Navy for five years, serving on the USS Holland nuclear submarine in the Pacific and Atlantic. He was a machinist. He was also a member of the NRA...
Michael Conley (09/05/08)
No services are scheduled for Michael Conley, 60, who passed away Aug. 23, 2008, at Mercy Hospital in Des Moines. Michael Kent Conley, the son of Ernest "Bud" and Thelma (Eubank) Conley was born Sept. 21, 1947, in Cherokee. His childhood years were spent in Sutherland where he graduated from Sutherland High School. Following school Michael enlisted in the Army. Michael worked for Sam's Club in the sales department in West Des Moines...
Florence Brown (09/03/08)
Florence Brown, 83, of Sutherland, passed away Saturday, Aug. 30, 2008, at Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Sept. 2 at Church of Christ in Sutherland. Rev. Don Gordon officiated the 1:30 p.m. service. Burial was at Waterman Cemetery in Sutherland...
James Bendlin (09/03/08)
James Bendlin, 49, of rural Spencer, passed away Saturday, Aug. 30, 2008, at Spencer Municipal Hospital. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2008, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Spencer. Rev. Brent Lingle will officiate the 10:30 a.m. service. Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery in Langdon...
Randall Birchard (09/02/08)
Randall "Randy" Birchard, 53, of Delta, Colo., formerly of Spencer and Everly, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2008. Funeral services were held Saturday, Aug. 30 at the home of Gretta and Allen Carmichael in Delta, Colo. Friends Bonnie Thompson, Vicky Henderson, Dave Schaal, Al Carmichael, Bryan Van Gorp and Kate Krautkramer officiated the 10 a.m. service...
Florence Brown (09/02/08)
Funeral services for Florence Brown, 83, of Sutherland, will be held today, Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008, at Church of Christ in Sutherland. Rev. Don Gordon will officiate the 1:30 p.m. service. Burial will be Waterman Cemetery in Sutherland. Mrs. Brown passed away Saturday, Aug. 30, 2008, at Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls...