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Obituaries from January 2009

Donald Kenneth Martens (01/29/09)
Donald Kenneth Martens passed away in his home in Muskegon, Mich., on Jan. 27, 2009 surrounded by his family. A memorial service to celebrate his life will take place at a later date. Born July 4, 1923 in Muskegon, he was the son of Frank and Alice (Anderson) Martens. ...
Duane Lange (01/29/09)
Memorial services for Mr. Duane Lange, 73 of Spencer will be held at 1 p.m., today, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2009, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Scott Meier will officiate the service. Following the services the family would like to invite friends and relatives to join them for a time of lunch and fellowship at Mellissa's residence which is located at 313 W. 2nd St...
Lavinia E. Brobst (01/28/09)
Funeral services for Lavinia E. Brobst, 92 of Graettinger will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 29, 2009, at Bethel Lutheran Church in Graettinger. Rev. Barbara Jewell will officiate the service. Visitation will take place from 5-7 p.m., tonight at Henry-Olson Funeral Chapel in Graettinger...
Jim Leroy Anderson (01/28/09)
Funeral services for Jim Leroy Anderson, 53, of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2009, at First Congregational Church in Spencer. The Rev. Tom Van Tassell will officiate the service. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at First Congregational Church...
Alice Schar (01/28/09)
Funeral services for Mrs. Alice Schar, 87 of Spencer will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 31, 2009 at Grace United Methodist Church in Spencer. Rev. Paul Hansen will officiate the service. Visitation will begin on Friday with the family present from 5-7 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Connie Alger (01/27/09)
Funeral services for Connie Alger, 87 of Spencer were held Monday, Jan. 26, 2009 at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Wendy Van Tassell will officiate the service. Interment took place at Dickens Cemetery in Dickens. Connie passed away, Jan. 23, 2009. Connie was born in Sioux Falls, S.D., to Ross and Josephine Kleinheinz on July 6, 1921. ...
J Morris Farrell (01/24/09)
J Morris Farrell, 93, of Spirit Lake, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2009, at Hilltop Care Center in Spirit Lake. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, Jan. 26, 2009, at the Schuchert Funeral Home in Spilrit Lake. He was born on March 3, 1915, in Madison, Mo., to John and Emma (Clark) Farrell...
Lyle Shinkle (01/21/09)
Funeral services for Mr. Lyle Shinkle, 95 of Cape Coral, Fla., formerly of Hartley, will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 22, 2009, at United Methodist Church in Hartley. Rev. Steve Campbell will officiate the service. Visitation will lbegin at 5 p.m., Wednesday, with the family present from 5-7:30 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home in Hartley...
Elaine B. Conlon (01/20/09)
Services for Elaine B. Conlon, were held today, Monday, Jan. 19, 2009 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Ayrshire. Rev. Peter Nguyen officiated the service. Interment took place at Calvary Cemetery in Ayrshire. Elaine passed away Thursday, Jan. 15, 2009 at Iowa Health Center in Des Moines, Iowa at the age of 78...
Lela Andersen (01/17/09)
Funeral services for Lela Andersen, 87 of Spencer, formerly of Webb, will be held at 2:30 p.m., today, Saturday, Jan. 17, 2009, at First Baptist Church in Webb. Rev. Don Andrews will officiate the service. Visitation will begin one hour prior to the funeral at the church...
Harry Vern Warren (01/17/09)
Funeral services for Harry Vern Warren, 100 of Spencer will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, Jan. 19, 2009, at First Baptist Church in Spencer. Rev. Tom Steele will officiate the service. Visitation will begin after 3 p.m. Sunday with the family present from 3-5 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home of Spencer...
Dorothy Mary Boyle (01/17/09)
Dorothy Boyle, formerly of Spencer, passed away on Jan. 12, 2009 at the Carson Convalescence Center in Carson City, Nevada . Dorothy Mary Boyle was born July 9, 1924 near Hazleton. She graduated from Randalia High School in 1941 and married Earl Snyder in 1942. To this union two children were born: Allen and Patricia. After a divorce in 1965, Dorothy married Howard Boyle in 1967. In 1980 they moved to Gardnerville, Nevada...
Dorothy Meelhause (01/17/09)
Funeral services for Mrs. Dorothy Meelhause, 83 of Hartley will be held at 10:30 a.m., today, Saturday, Jan. 17, 2009, at Trinity United Church of Christ in Hartley. Rev. Jeff Filkins will officiate the service. Interment will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, following the lunch at the church, at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer...
Robert W. 'Bob' Booth (01/15/09)
Robert W. 'Bob' Booth, 85 of rural Aurelia passed away Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2009 at the Cherokee Villa Nursing & Rehab Center. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 17, 2009 at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. Rev. Alan Dean of Living Word Outreach Ministries of Spencer will officiate...
Elizabeth "Betty" McSwain (01/14/09)
Elizabeth "Betty" McSwain, 84, of Spencer, passed away Monday, Jan. 12, 2009 at her home in Spencer. A private memorial service will be held at a later date in Phoenix, Ariz. Mrs. Elizabeth Anna Rosson was born Feb. 17, 1924, in Readstown, Wis., to Albert and Ellyn (York) Rosson. She graduated from Readstown High School in 1941, and from Viterbo College, St. Francis School of Nursing, La Crosse, Wis., in 1945...
Maude Erickson (01/14/09)
Maude Erickson, 93, of Inver Grove Heights, Minn., formerly of Spencer, passed away Sunday, Jan. 11, 2009 at Woodlyn Heights Health Care Center in Inver Grove Heights, Minn. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2009 at the Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Paul Hansen will officiate the 11 a.m. service. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer...
Maude Erickson (01/13/09)
Maude Ellen Erickson, 93, of Inver Grove Heights, Minn., formerly of Spencer, passed away Sunday, Jan. 11, 2009 at Woodland Heights Health Care Center in Inver Grove Heights, Minn. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2009 at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Paul Hansen will officiate the 11 a.m. service. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer...
Edith Thomas (01/13/09)
Edith Thomas, 89, of Spencer, passed away Saturday, Jan. 10, 2009 at St. Luke Lutheran Home in Spencer. Funeral services will be held today, Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2009 at First Congregational Church in Spencer. Rev. Tom Van Tassell will officiate the 11 a.m. service. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer...
LaVonne M. James (01/13/09)
LaVonne M. (Wilcox) James, 82, of Clearwater, Fla., and formerly of Spencer, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 10, 2009, at Hospice House Woodside in Florida. She was born in Spencer and moved to Largo, Fla., in 1956. James is survived by her husband of 63 years, Herbert L. ...
Lucille Lighter-Hebbel (01/10/09)
Services for Mrs. Lucille Lighter-Hebbel, 99 of Spencer, formerly of Hartley, will be held at 1 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2009 at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer. Rev. Logan Dunham will officiate the service. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services at the Warner Chapel in Spencer...
William Clifford Willison (01/10/09)
William Clifford Willison, 95 passed away Jan. 4, 2009. A Mass of Christian Burial was held at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Milford. Msgr. Kenneth A. Seifried officiated the service. Interment took place at Calvary Cemetery in Milford. Cliff passed away Sunday, Jan. 4, 2009 at the Milford Nursing Center where he had been a resident March of 2007...
Helen Gertrude Mohni (01/10/09)
Helen Gertrude Mohni, 85, a resident of Keystone Cedars Assisted Living in Cedar Rapids, passed away Friday, Jan. 9, 2009, at Mercy Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, Jan. 12, 2009, at St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Cedar Rapids by Rev. Perry Fruhling and Rev. Alfred Kaupins...
Bertil Carlson (01/09/09)
Memorial services for Mr. Bertil Carlson, 92 of Spencer will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 10, 2009 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Spencer. Rev. C. Peter Maisenbach will officiate the service. There will be no visitation. Interment will take place at 11 a.m., Saturday prior to the service at Fairfield Cemetery in Albert City...
Franklin "Scotty" Dale Scott III (01/07/09)
Services for Mr. Franklin "Scotty" Dale Scott III, 51 of Chesapeake, Va. will be held at 1 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 8, 2009 at First Baptist Church in Spencer. Rev. Bart DeBoer will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. on Wednesday with the family present from 6-8 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Charles 'Chuck' Meyer (01/07/09)
Funeral services for Charles "Chuck" Meyer, 66 of Spencer will be held at 10 a.m., today, Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2009 at Bethany Lutheran Church in Spencer. Rev. Scott Meier will officiate the service. Visitation will begin after noon on Tuesday, with the family present from 6-8 p.m., at the Warner Funeral Home of Spencer...
Edward J. Dorpinghaus (01/07/09)
Edward J. Dorpinghaus, 77, of Coralville passed away Friday, Jan. 2, 2009 at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City following a short illness. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m., Friday, Jan. 9, 2009 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Iowa City. Rev. Kenneth Kuntz will officiate the service...
Elmer Heeren (01/07/09)
Funeral services for Elmer Heeren, 78, of Spencer, formerly of Sheldon, will be held Thursday, Jan. 8, 2009 at First Presbyterian Church in Sibley. The Revs. Terry Simm and Clint Loveland will officiate the 10:30 a.m. service. Burial will be at Holman Township Cemetery in Sibley...
Thomas L. Bates (01/06/09)
Thomas L. Bates, age 62 of Hastings passed away Dec. 28, 2008. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2008 at Wise Family Funeral Home in Hastings, Neb. He was born in Iowa on July 27, 1946 to Willard and Helen Bates. He is preceded in death by his parents, Willard Bates and Jeane Geisinger; and stepfather, Gerald Geisinger...
Charles R. Trullinger (01/06/09)
Mr. Charles R. Trullinger, 82 of Spencer will be buried Summit Township Cemetery in Milford at a later date. As were Charles wishes, his remains were cremated and there will be no visitation or services. Charles passed away Friday, Jan. 2, 2009 at Spencer Hospital...
Lorene Rute (01/03/09)
Services for Lorene Rute, 101 will be held at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 3, 2009 at Union Memorial Church in Milford. Rev. Karl K. Whiteman. Interment will take place at Milford Cemetery in Milford. Lorene passed away Dec. 30, 2008 in the Spencer Municipal Hospital...
Larene Mae Selk (01/03/09)
Funeral services for Larene Mae Selk, 84 of Sutherland were held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, Jan. 2, 2009 at United Methodist Church in Sutherland. Rev. Jud Stover officiated the service. Interment took place at Waterman Cemetery in Sutherland. Larene passed away Monday, Dec. 29, 2008 at Sutherland Care Center in Sutherland...