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Obituaries from July 2010

Patricia 'Pat' Krengel (07/29/10)
Services for Patricia "Pat" Krengel, 71, of Spencer, will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 29, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Tonna Parsons will officiate. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery in Spencer...
Myrta R. Graham (07/29/10)
Services for Mrs. Myrta R. Graham, 98, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 29, at United Methodist Church in Ruthven. Rev. Roger Maize will officiate the service. Interment will take place in Crown Hill Cemetery in Ruthven. Mrs. Graham passed away Monday, July 26, 2010...
LeAlma T. Thompson (07/29/10)
LeAlma T. Thompson, 84, of Hartley, and formerly of Willow Lake, S.D., died Sunday, July 25, 2010, at Community Memorial Health Center, Hartley. Services are set for 2 p.m., Thursday, July 29, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Vienna, S.D., with Rev. Dave Larson officiating...
Colleen LeClair (07/24/10)
Funeral services for Mrs. Colleen LeClair, 57, of Everly, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 24, at Warner Funeral Home in Everly. Rev. Bud Watts will officiate. Visitation will begin at noon Friday, with the family present from 6-8 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home in Everly...
Thomas 'Tom' Garrod (07/24/10)
Funeral services for Mr. Thomas "Tom" Garrod, 90, of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, July 26, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Spencer. Rev. William Schreiber will officiate. Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. Sunday with the family present from 5-7 p.m. and a Catholic Vigil Service at 7 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Jane Blanchard (07/23/10)
Private family services for Jane Blanchard, 76, of Spencer, will be held at First English Lutheran Church. Rev. Paul Kaldahl will officiate the service. There will be no visitation. Interment will take place in East Lawn Cemetery in Algona. Blanchard passed away Sunday, July 18, 2010, at Spencer Hospital...
Julie Ann Moriarty (07/23/10)
Funeral services for Julie Ann Moriarty will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 24, at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer. Terry Dodson will officiate the service. Julie Ann Moriarty, the daughter of George and the late Mary (Pritchard) Moriarty, was born Nov. 3, 1962, in Sheldon, Iowa. She attended school in Spencer graduating in 1981. Not long after graduation, Julie married Gaylen Sindt on Aug. 22, 1981, in Royal. Julie and Gaylen had two daughters, Jennifer and RoseMary. They later divorced...
Gene McLaughlin (07/17/10)
Gene McLaughlin, 78, of Marathon, died July 14, 2010, at St. Luke's Lutheran Home in Spencer. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, July 19, at the United Methodist Church in Marathon. Visitation will take place on Sunday, July 18, from 6-8 p.m. at the Sliefert Funeral Home in Albert City with the family present. The Laurens Grace No. 519 Masonic Lodge will conduct a Masonic service at the funeral home at 7:30 p.m...
Hazel M. Johnston (07/15/10)
Services for Hazel M. Johnson will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, July 18, at United Methodist Church in Ruthven. Rev. Roger Maize will officiate the service. Inurnment will take place in Crown Hill Cemetery in Ruthven. Hazel Marie Johnston, daughter of Harry N. ...
Kim L. Clayton (07/13/10)
Kim L. Clayton, 55, of West Des Moines, passed away unexpectedly due to a tragic bicycle accident Friday, July 9, 2010. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 13, at Lutheran Church of Hope of which he was an active member. Burial in Glendale Cemetery will follow the services...
Don Torreson (07/10/10)
Funeral services for Donald Romaine Torreson, of Spencer, will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday, July 12, at Bethany Lutheran Church in Spencer. Pastor Scott Meier officiating. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Sunday at the Martin Matice Funeral Home in Ruthven. Internment will be in South Walnut Cemetery with military rites provided by the Graettinger American Legion...
Dennis J. Johnson (07/08/10)
Dennis J. Johnson, 53, of Spencer, passed away Tuesday, July 6, 2010, at the Spencer Hospital. He was born on July 17, 1956, in Storm Lake to Delbert H. and Lois C. (Torkelson) Johnson. Denny was united in marriage to Loretta Wade on Oct. 7, 1999, in Spencer. Denny owned and operated Denny's Drain Cleaning and Plumbing since 1985...
Ruth Ketcham (07/08/10)
Funeral services for Mrs. Ruth Ketcham, 97, of Spencer, will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, July 8, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Paul Hansen will officiate the service. Interment will take place in Riverside Cemetery in Spencer. Mrs. Ketcham passed away Monday, July 5, 2010, at Longhouse Residence in Spencer...
Baxter Robert Ankerstjerne (07/06/10)
Memorial services for Baxter Robert Ankerstjerne, 74, of Peterson, will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 8, at First Congregational Church in Peterson. Rev. Tonna Parsons will officiate. Visitation with the family will be from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home in Peterson...
Justin Randall Guerttman (07/06/10)
Douglas W. Sorenson (07/06/10)
Funeral services for Douglas W. Sorenson will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 6, at United Methodist Church in Ruthven. The Revs. Diana Pollard, Doug Dingel and Roger Maize will officiate. Interment will be in Meadow Township Cemetery in Langdon. Douglas Wayne Sorenson, son of Everett and Elaine (Milton) Sorenson, was born July 7, 1944, in Spencer. He began school near Langdon and later attended Okoboji and Lake Center Schools graduating in 1962...
Shirley Josephine Struve (07/01/10)
Services for Shirley Josephine Struve will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 2, at United Methodist Church of Everly. Interment will take place in Lone Tree Cemetery in Everly. Shirley Josephine Struve, the daughter of Engold and Sigrid (Simonsen) Mortenson, was born Oct. 11, 1921, in Webb. Her childhood years were spent in the Webb area, where she received her education, graduating from Webb High School...
Michael D. Coleman (07/01/10)
Services for Michael D. Coleman will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 1, at First United Methodist Church in Emmetsburg. Interment will take place in Evergreen Cemetery in Emmetsburg. Military graveside rites will be conducted by VFW Post 2295 of Emmetsburg...