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Obituaries from August 2010

Lucy Chestelson (08/31/10)
Lucy Chestelson, 91, of Oskaloosa, Iowa, and formally of Cornell, Iowa, died Sunday, Aug. 29, 2010, at the Northern Mahaska Nursing and Rehab Center. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 2, at the First Lutheran Church in Sioux Rapids...
Linda K. Duhn (08/31/10)
Linda K. Duhn, 60, of Clarion, Iowa, formerly of the Emmetsburg and Spencer areas, died Sunday, Aug. 29, 2010, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City. Memorial services will be at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 2, at the Ruthven United Methodist Church in Ruthven, with Rev. Maize officiating...
Donald Hansen (08/27/10)
Funeral services for Donald Hansen, 85, of Hartley, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 27, at Trinity United Church of Christ in Hartley. Rev. Jeff Filkins will officiate the service. Interment will take place in Pleasant View Cemetery in Hartley...
Corwin 'Cory' Thomas (08/27/10)
Funeral services for Mr. Corwin "Cory" Thomas, 55, of Ruthven, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 27, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Spencer. Rev. William Schrieber will officiate the service. Interment will take place in Riverside Cemetery. Cory "Gompy" Thomas, the son of Ray and Shirley (Cole) Thomas, was born July 13, 1955, in Cherokee. Cory and his sister Ginny were raised in Cherokee, and he graduated from Washington High School in 1973...
Florence E. Fry (08/27/10)
Services for Florence E. Fry will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 28, at First United Methodist Church in Emmetsburg. Rev. David Morris will officiate the service. Interment will take place in Evergreen Cemetery in Emmetsburg. Florence passed away Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010, at the Spencer Municipal Hospital at the age of 95...
Margaret Voss (08/24/10)
Funeral services for Margaret Voss, 79, of Spencer, will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 24, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Paul Hansen will officiate the service. Interment will take place in North Lawn Memorial Park in Spencer. Margaret passed away Thursday, Aug. 19, 2010, at Rosewood Manor in Estherville...
Dr. James Cheever Ramsey Jr. (08/24/10)
Funeral services for Dr. James Cheever Ramsey Jr. will be at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 24, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Milford. Rev. Tom Flanagan will officiate the service. Interment will take place at 3 p.m. in St. Patrick's Cemetery in Audubon with Rev. Wayne Gubbels...
Gloria Seaman (08/21/10)
Funeral services for Gloria Seaman, 83, of Spencer, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 21, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Tonna Parsons will officiate the service. Interment will take place in North Lawn Memorial Park in Spencer. Gloria passed away Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2010, at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls...
Alvin Meyer (08/20/10)
Funeral services for Mr. Alvin Meyer, 94, of Spencer, will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 21, at First English Lutheran Church. Rev. Paul Kaldahl will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 3 p.m. Friday with the family present from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Bonnie E. (Bauer) DeMers (08/19/10)
Bonnie E. (Bauer) DeMers, 86, of Ankeny, formerly of Spencer, passed away on Monday, Aug. 16, 2010, at Hospice Mercy-Johnston. Mass of Christian burial will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 20, at Holy Name Catholic Church in Marcus, Iowa., with Rev. Armand Bertrand officiating...
Jay Hermstad (08/19/10)
Funeral services for Mr. Jay Hermstad, 53, of rural Webb, were held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2010, at First Lutheran Church in Sioux Rapids. Rev. Tonna Parsons officiated the service. Interment took place at Lone Tree Cemetery in Sioux Rapids...
Loral Mitchell (08/19/10)
Funeral services for Mr. Loral Mitchell, 67, of Spencer, will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 20, at First Christian Church in Spencer. Rev. Dan Mayes will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 19, at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer with the family present from 6-8 p.m...
Dorothy Vodraska (08/17/10)
Funeral services for Dorothy Vodraska, 76, of Spencer, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 17, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Paul Hansen will officiate the service. Interment will take place in Riverside Cemetery in Spencer. Dorothy passed away Friday, Aug. 13, 2010, at Spencer Hospital...
Garry Olson (08/14/10)
Services for Garry Olson will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 14, at the Zion Lutheran Church in Ruthven. Burial is in Silver Lake Cemetery, Ayrshire. On Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2010, Garry passed away at the Palo Alto County Hospital in Emmetsburg. Garry Ellsworth Olson was born April 1, 1942, the son of Harold and Cleo (Darr) Olson in Emmetsburg. ...
Donald Wolcott (08/13/10)
Mr. Donald Wolcott, 83, of Gillett Grove, passed away Sunday, Aug. 8, 2010, at home. There will be no services. Donald's wishes were to be cremated. Donald Doyle Wolcott, the son of Raymond and Belva (Doyle) Wolcott, was born on March 25, 1927, in Gilmore City. ...
Danny Eugine Johnson (08/13/10)
Danny Johnson, 69, of Yuma, Ariz., passed away Saturday, Aug. 7, 2010, at Yuma Regional Medical Center. He was born April 23, 1941, in Jackson, Minn., to Harold and Evelyn Johnson. Danny was united in marriage to Dona Emerson Nov. 8, 1963, in Spirit Lake...
Cammeron Elliot Perrigo (08/13/10)
Cammeron Elliot Perrigo, 49, of Sioux Rapids, passed away on Monday, Aug. 9, 2010, at Mercy Medical Center of Sioux City. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 14, at the Faith United Assembly of God Church of Storm Lake. A visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Aug.13, at the Nicklas D. Jensen Funeral Home of Alta...
Henry Stinehart (08/13/10)
Funeral services for Henry Stinehart, 98, of Milford, will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 13, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will be in Milford Cemetery in Milford. Mr. Stinehart passed away Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2010, at Milford Nursing Center in Milford...
Lanny Bevers (08/12/10)
Memorial services for Mr. Lanny Bevers, 70, of Gillett Grove, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 14, at Community Methodist Church in Gillett Grove. Rev. Julie McCullough will officiate the service. Interment will take place in Rose Hill Cemetery in Cleburne, Texas, at a later date...
Marion Jake Ver Mulm (08/12/10)
Funeral services for Marion Jake Ver Mulm, 72, will be held at 1:30 p.m., Friday, Aug. 13, at Hope Reformed Church in Spencer. Visitation will be held at the church from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Aug.12. Marion passed away Monday, Aug. 9, 2010, in Sioux Falls...
Donald H. Kelly (08/12/10)
Donald H. Kelly, 85, of Fort Dodge, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Aug. 9, 2010, at Trinity Regional Medical Center in Fort Dodge. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 12, at St. Olaf Lutheran Church in Fort Dodge with Rev. David Grindberg officiating...
Lillian Matilda Harjes (08/12/10)
There are no formal services scheduled for Lillian Matilda Harjes, 97, who passed away Saturday, Aug. 7, 2010, at Spencer Hospital. Interment will take place in Lone Tree Cemetery in Everly. Lillian Matilda Harjes, the daughter of Henry and Minnie (Westphalen) Klinker, was born Dec. 22, 1912, in Hartley. Her childhood years were spent moving around northwest Iowa, where she received her education...
Ann E. Golla (08/12/10)
Funeral services for Ann E. Golla, 71, of Shakopee, Minn., were at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 10, at the First Presbyterian Church in Shakopee. The Rev. Bev Modlin and the Rev. Adam Breiner officiated. Burial was in Catholic Cemetery in Shakopee. Mrs. Golla passed away peacefully at her home in Shakopee Thursday, Aug. 5, 2010...
Judy Elaine Adams (08/10/10)
Services for Judy Elaine Adams will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 10, at Grace United Methodist Church in Spencer. Rev. Tonna Parsons will officiate the service. Interment will take place in Rose Hill Cemetery in Greenville. Judy's family would like to invite everyone to a time of fellowship and luncheon at the Grace United Methodist Church following the graveside service...
Florence Christofferson (08/07/10)
Services for Florence Christofferson, 92, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 9, at Bethany Lutheran Church in Spencer. Rev. Dan Taylor will officiate the service. Interment will take place in Fairview Cemetery in Langdon. Florence Virginia Christofferson, the daughter of Robert and Carrie (Thompson) Andersen, was born Aug.13, 1917, in Spencer. She received her education, graduating from Spencer High School in 1935...
Donald L. Warren (08/06/10)
Mr. Donald L. Warren, 86, of Clark, S.D. died on July 31, 2010. A family graveside service by the Rev. David Bendix will take place at 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 6, at North Lawn Memorial Park in Spencer. He was born in Spencer Nov. 9, 1923, the son of LeRoy C. and Gladys (Ferguson) Warren. He grew to adulthood in the Spencer area attending school there...
Donald 'Don' Black (08/06/10)
Funeral services for Mr. Donald "Don" Black, 90, of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 7, at Grace United Methodist Church in Spencer. Rev. Chuck Kellogg will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at noon Friday with the family present from 6-8 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Mrs. Joyce Hebbel (08/05/10)
Funeral services for Mrs. Joyce Hebbel, 71, of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 5, at First Congregational Church in Spencer. Rev. Patti Haaheim will officiate the service. The family will greet friends one hour prior to the services at the church...
Harold Stevenson (08/05/10)
Services for Harold Stevenson, 79, of Cherokee, and formerly of Spencer, will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 5, at the Memorial Presbyterian Church in Cherokee. Rev. Ethan Sayler will officiate. Visitation was from 3-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee...
Troy R. Chindlund (08/03/10)
Troy R. Chindlund, 47, of Cherokee, passed away on Friday, July 30, 2010, at his residence of Cherokee. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 3, at 10 a.m. at the Nicklas D. Jensen Funeral Home of Alta with Rev. Leroy Reimer officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery in Alta...
Gary D. Kane (08/03/10)
Funeral services for Gary D. Kane, 68, of Milford, were held Saturday, July 31, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Milford with Rev. Thomas Flanagan officiating. Interment was in Calvary Cemetery in Milford. Gary Dean Kane was born Feb. 28, 1942, in Spencer, the son of William and Elvera (Crist) Kane. He was raised and educated in Milford, graduating from Milford High School. Following high school, Gary served in the U.S. Army...