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Obituaries from February 2010

Joey Elbert (02/27/10)
Services for Joey Elbert, 49, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, 201, at Spirit Lake High School's gymnasium. Rev. John Messer will officiate the service. Refreshments will be served after the service. Joey passed away Feb. 22, 2010, in Tijuana, Mexico after battling cancer for 11 months...
Jacob "Jake" Ralph (02/27/10)
Funeral services for Mr. Jacob "Jake" Ralph, 28 of Milford, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, at Grace United Methodist Church in Spencer. Rev. Chuck Kellogg will officiate the service. Interment will take place in Riverside Cemetery in Spencer...
Linda J. Wejcman (02/27/10)
Services were held for Linda J. Wejcman, 70 of Minneapolis, Minn., Friday, Feb. 26, 2010, at Thomson-Dougherty Mansion in Minneapolis. Private interment followed. Wejcman passed away from acute leukemia. Linda J. Wejcman, a former state of Minnesota legislator, represented South Minneapolis 10 years (1991-2001). ...
Thelma Weiland Wiese (02/26/10)
Services for Mrs. Thelma Wiese, 81 of Golden, Colo., formerly of Spencer and Hartley, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Visitation will take place from 4-9 p.m. Friday with the family present from 5-7 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Howard 'Burrel' Matthews (02/25/10)
Funeral services for Howard "Burrel" Matthews, 97 of Webb, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, at United Methodist Church in Webb. Rev. Julie McCullough will officiate the service. Interment will take place in Garfield Cemetery in Webb. Mr. Matthews passed away Sunday, Feb. 21, 2010, at Spencer Hospital...
Ione Mathison (02/19/10)
Funeral services for Ione Mathison, 88, of Spencer, will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19, at First Christian Church in Spencer. Rev. Dan Mayes will officiate the service. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday at the church. A lunch and fellowship will follow the visitation at the church...
Clarence Birchard (02/18/10)
Funeral services for Mr. Clarence Birchard, 88 of Everly, were held Thursday, Feb 18, at Hope Reformed Church in Spencer. Rev. Russell Muilenburg officiated the service. Interment took place in North Lawn Memorial Park in Spencer. Mr. Birchard passed away Sunday, Feb. 14, 2010, at Spencer Hospital...
Opal DuBois (02/16/10)
Funeral services for Opal DuBois, 90, of Spencer, were held at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 15, at Hope Reformed Church in Spencer. Revs. Russell Muilenburg and Dale Hodges officiated the service. Mrs. DuBois passed away Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010, at Spencer Hospital...
Marian Buchanan (02/13/10)
Marian Buchanan, 93 years 5 months, passed away Dec. 23, 2009,at Jeannine and Alan Lish's home near Arlington, Wash. Even in her last days, she recognized family & friends, & enjoyed visiting with them in person or by phone. Marian Elsie Williams was born July 20, 1914, to Frank Charles (FC) and Lena Christina Paton Williams in Milford. ...
Edwin Madison (02/13/10)
Funeral services for Edwin Madison will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, 2010, at United Methodist Church in Estherville. Interment will take place at East Side Cemetery in Estherville. Military graveside rites will be conducted by VFW Post 3388 and Americal Legion Post 91 of Estherville...
Harold 'Blackie' Phelps (02/12/10)
Funeral services for Mr. Harold "Blackie" Phelps, 87, of Royal, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 12, at St. Louis Catholic Church in Royal. Rev. Robert Brown will officiate the service. Visitation was at 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11. with the family greeting friends from 5-7 p.m. at St. Louis Church in Royal. A Catholic Vigil Service was held at 7 p.m. Thursday, at the church...
Dolores Bigger (02/11/10)
Former Ruthven resident, Dolores Bigger of Spencer, died Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2010, at the Spencer Municipal Hospital. She was 93. Funeral service for Mrs. Bigger will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12, at the United Methodist Church in Ruthven. Visitation is from 4-8 p.m. Thursday, at the Martin-Mattice Funeral Home in Ruthven...
Imogene N. Gardner (02/11/10)
Services for Imogene N. Gardner, formerly of Terril, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, at United Methodist Church in Terril. Visitation will be for one hour prior to the service at the church. Mrs. Gardner passed away Thursday, Jan. 14, 2010, at Midland Hospice in Topeka, Kan...
Alden Franseen (02/09/10)
Funeral services for Alden Franseen, 88, of Spencer, will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, at the First Baptist Church in Spencer. Pastor Rick Porter will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 8, with the family present from 5-7 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Renette K. Schoenewe (02/09/10)
Renette K. Schoenewe of Dallas, Texas, and formerly of Everly, passed away Sunday, Feb. 7, 2010, at Baylor Medical Center in Dallas after a long illness. Renette was born Feb. 21, 1956, to Ronald and Winifred Schoenewe of Everly. She was a graduate of Everly High School and attended the University of South Dakota where she met and married John House. ...
Doris May Pixler (02/05/10)
Funeral services for Doris May Pixler, 91, of Spencer, will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 8, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Paul Hansen will officiate the service. Interment will be in Riverside Cemetery in Spencer. Doris May Gardner was born to Harry and Barbara Daisy (Bock) Gardner on March 16, 1918, in Sargent, Neb. ...
Craig Scott Larson (02/06/10)
Craig Scott Larson was born December 5, 1956, the son of Harvey and Ernestine Larson of Milford. He graduated from Milford High School in 1975 and Iowa Lakes Community College in 1977. Craig married his high school sweetheart Sally Schoning on April 7, 1979, and to this union, three children were born: Angela Rae, David Scott and Chad Matthew...
Ervine Wilson (02/06/10)
Services for Mrs. Ervine Wilson, 92, of Spencer, will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 8, at Christ the King Lutheran Church in Spencer. The Rev. Mike Huebner will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 7, with the family present from 2-4 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Aline Georgiana Roskens (02/05/10)
Services for Aline Georgiana Roskens, 93, of Spencer, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, February 6, at Hope Reformed Church in Spencer. Pastor Russell Muilenburg will officiate the service. Interment will be in the First Reformed Church Cemetery in Everly...
Orton Hanson (02/04/10)
Funeral services for Mr. Orton Hanson, 92, of Spencer, will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Paul Hanson will officiate the service. Interment will take place in Oakland Cemetery in Peterson. Mr. Hanson passed away Monday, Feb. 1, 2010, at St. Luke Lutheran Home in Spencer...
Mary Alice Peterson (02/04/10)
Private family funeral services for Mrs. Mary Alice Peterson, 73, of Spencer, will be held. Rev. Scott Meier will officiate. Mrs. Peterson passed away Sunday, Jan. 31, 2010, at Spencer Hospital. Mary Alice Krout Peterson, the daughter of Clarence (Bud) and Bessie (North) Krout was born Nov. ...
Ruth (Capener, Miller) Silva (02/04/10)
Funeral Services for Ruth ( Capener, Miller ) Silva of North Highlands, Calif. will be Saturday, Feb. 6, in Fair Oaks, Calif. Ruth went to be with the Lord on Monday, Feb. 1, 2010. Ruth was born in Ruthven to Glen and Lucille ( Aldrich) Capener. She grew up in the Ruthven area and graduated from the Ruthven High School. She married Don Miller and to this union two children were born. Don passed away and she was married to Byron Silva...
Terry Lester Lynn (02/02/10)
Terry Lester Lynn, of Phoenix, Ariz., passed away Jan. 25, 2010, of cancer. He was born Oct. 1, 1960, in Spencer, Iowa. He was confirmed at Albert City Lutheran Church and graduated in 1978. His occupation was that of landscaping and computer bookkeeping. He enjoyed fishing and pottery making...
Vernard S. Stokes (02/02/10)
Funeral services for Vernard S. Stokes, 89, of Aurelia, Iowa, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 3, at the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake. Visitation will be from 3-7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. A private family burial will be in the Storm Lake Cemetery...
Lucille Mayou (02/02/10)
Funeral services for Lucille Mayou. 92, of Hartley, who passed away at the Community Memorial Health Center in Hartley on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2010, were held Saturday, Jan. 30, at the Trinity United Church of Christ in Hartley. Burial took place in Lone Tree Cemetery in Everly...
Deane Albert Goodale (02/02/10)
Funeral services for Mr. Deane Goodale, 84, of Spencer, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2, at Bethany Lutheran Church in Spencer. Rev. Scott Meier and Rev. Dan Taylor will officiate the service. Interment will take place in Riverside Cemetery in Spencer. Military services will be conducted by the American Legion - Glen Pedersen Post 1 of Spencer...