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Obituaries from April 2011

Dr. Roger Larson (04/30/11)
Funeral services for Dr. Roger Larson, 77, of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, May 2, 2011, at First Congregational Church in Spencer. Rev. Thomas Van Tassell will officiate. Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. Sunday, with the family present from 2-4 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Charlotte L. Meyer (04/29/11)
Funeral services for Charlotte L. Meyer, 79, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 30, 2011, at United Methodist Church in Ruthven. Rev. Roger Maize will officiate the service. Interment will take place at Crown Hill Cemetery in Ruthven. Charlotte Lorraine Meyer, daughter of Archie and Myrtle (Taylor) Umbrell, was born Jan. 20, 1932, north of Ayrshire, Ia. She attended Silver Lake Consolidated High School. Charlotte was employed in Spencer for a few years before her marriage...
Mary Evelyn Cummings Kelly (04/29/11)
Mary Cummings Kelly died peacefully in Roanoke, Va. on April 15, 2011. She was born on March 5, 1921, to Jules Metzger and James Alexander Cummings. She grew up in Spencer, Ia., attended Stephens College in Columbus, Mo. and graduated from the University of Wisconsin. She lived most of her married life in Beaumont, Texas. She was an active member of St. Mark's Episcopal Church, the Magnolia Garden Club, and Beaumont Art Museum...
Dr. Roger Larson (04/29/11)
Funeral services for Dr. Roger Larson, 77, of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, May 2, 2011, at First Congregational Church in Spencer. Rev. Thomas Van Tassell will officiate. Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. Sunday, with the family present from 2-4 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Florence Brock (04/29/11)
Funeral services for Mrs. Florence Brock, 89, of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, May 2, 2011, at Hope Lutheran Church in Everly. John Jensen will officiate the service. Visitation will begin after 2 p.m. Sunday, with the family present from 2-4 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home in Everly...
Walter Schroeder (04/28/11)
Funeral services for Mr. Walter Schroeder, 94, of Spencer will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 29, 2011, at Hope Lutheran Church in Everly. Rev. John Jensen will officiate. Visitation will take place at 11 a.m. Thursday, at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer. The family will be present from 6-8 p.m...
Eugene M. Williamson (04/28/11)
Funeral service for Eugene M. Williamson of Ruthven will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 29, 2011, at Zion Lutheran Church in Ruthven. The Rev. Luther Thoresen will officiate. Burial will be in Crown Hill Cemetery, Ruthven. Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Martin-Mattice Funeral...
Rodney R. Strayer (04/28/11)
Funeral services for Rodney R. Strayer, 58, of Hot Springs, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 30, 2011, at United Methodist Church in Estherville. Rev. Lynn Elrod will officiate the service. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until the time of the service Saturday at the church...
Dorothy Josephine Climer (04/28/11)
Dorothy Josephine Climer, 89, of Spencer, formerly of Mason City and Nora Springs, died Monday, April 25, 2011, at the St. Luke Lutheran Home in Spencer. A funeral service for Dorothy will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, April 28, 2011, at the St. Luke Lutheran Church, 101 North Hawkeye, Nora Springs, with Rev. Jack Gannett officiating...
Bryce Paul Wellnitz (04/28/11)
Bryce Paul Wellnitz, 67, of Lincoln, formerly of Webb, Ia., died peacefully Monday, April 25, 2011, after a brief illness. He was born on Dec. 16, 1943, to Paul and Edith (Pangborn) Wellnitz in Estherville, Ia. Bryce was a 1962 Webb Iowa Consolidated High School graduate. ...
Walter Schroeder (04/25/11)
Funeral services for Mr. Walter Schroeder, 94, of Spencer will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 29, 2011, at Hope Lutheran Church in Everly. Rev. John Jensen will officiate. Visitation will take place at 11 a.m. Thursday, at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer. The family will be present from 6-8 p.m...
Albert Arndt (04/25/11)
Funeral services for Mr. Albert Arndt, 66, of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 27, 2011, at Christ the King Lutheran Church in Spencer. Rev. Michael Huebner will officiate the service. Interment will take place at Poland Township Cemetery in Marathon...
Dorothy Climer (04/25/11)
Services are pending for Dorothy Climer, 89, of Spencer who passed away April 25, 2011.
Arlene Verlee Hessman (04/23/11)
Arlene Verlee Hessman, the daughter of Ralph and Letha (Dodson) Jackson, was born Oct. 28, 1936, in Millersburg, Ill. Her childhood years were spent in Joy, Ill., where she received her education in Joy Public Schools. The many highlights of her high school years being elected homecoming queen and being given the DAR award. Arlene later attended Western Illinois University and received her Master's degree from Drake University...
Mildred "Millie" Phelps (04/23/11)
Funeral services for Mrs. Mildred "Millie" Phelps, 80, of Spencer, formerly of Royal, will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 26, 2011, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Dan Mayes will officiate the service. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the services on Tuesday at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Arlene Hessman (04/22/11)
Funeral services for Arlene Hessman, 74, of Spencer will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, April 25, 2011, at Grace United Methodist Church in Spencer. Rev. Chuck Kellogg will officiate the service. Visitation with the family will be from 5-8 p.m. Sunday, at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Pamela Jungclaus (04/22/11)
Pamela Jungclaus Funeral services for Pamela Jungclaus, 52, of Royal, formerly of California, will be held at a later date in California. Jungclaus passed away Tuesday, April 12, 2011, at Spencer Hospital. Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements...
Opal Swanson (04/21/11)
Funeral services for Mrs. Opal Swanson, 72, of Spencer, will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 21, 2011, at First English Lutheran Church in Spencer. Rev. Paul Kaldahl will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Wednesday, with the family present from 5-7 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Leonard R. Sweet (04/21/11)
Leonard R. Sweet, 73, of Spencer, passed away Tuesday, April 19, 2011, at the Spencer Hospital in Spencer, Ia. He was born on July 9, 1937, in Webb, Ia., to Joe L. and Minnie B. (Luze) Sweet. Leonard attended the Gillette Grove High School, before becoming a truck driver. He drove truck nearly all of his life. Leonard enjoyed spending his spare time drawing, riding motorcycles and entertaining family and friends...
Opal Swanson (04/19/11)
Funeral services for Mrs. Opal Swanson, 72, of Spencer, will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 21, 2011, at First English Lutheran Church in Spencer. Rev. Paul Kaldahl will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Wednesday, with the family present from 5-7 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Bill Chaffin (04/15/11)
Funeral services for Bill Chaffin, 90, of Milford will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 15, 2011, at Union Memorial Church in Milford. Interment will be at Milford Cemetery in Milford. Mr. Chafin passed away Wednesday, April 13, 2011, at Spencer Municipal Hospital in Spencer...
Justin Charles Huberg (04/15/11)
Services for Justin Charles Huberg, 30, of Stevensville, Mont., formerly of the Spencer and Royal area, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 16, 2011, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Royal. Justin, was born April 2, 1980 and passed away March 29, 2011...
Remington Hyde (04/14/11)
Funeral services for Mr. Remington Hyde, 81, of Spencer, formerly of Peterson, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 14, 2011, at Maple Grove Church of God in rural Sutherland. Rev. Michael Hyde will officiate the service. Interment will take place at Oakland Cemetery in Peterson...
Denzil Stacy (04/14/11)
Denzil Stacy, 68, of Sioux Rapids, Ia. died April 11, 2011, at his home in Sioux Rapids. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, April 15, 2011, at First Lutheran Church in Sioux Rapids. Visitation will take place from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, April 14, 2011, at the church where the family will be present the entire time. In lieu of flowers, the family has established a memorial fund in his honor...
Frances F. Huner (04/14/11)
Frances F. Huner, 90, of Cheyenne died April 9, 2011, at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center. She was born Feb. 23, 1921, in Greenville, Ia. to Norman and Olive Fletcher. She Married Robert Rickerby, was widowed and then married Joe Huner, who also preceded her in death. She was a retail store clerk for many years at Bi-Rite Drug in Rawlins, Wyo. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, and various card clubs, bridge clubs and red hat clubs...
Clifford Dehrkoop (04/14/11)
Funeral services for Mr. Clifford Dehrkoop, 82 of Everly, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 16, 2011, at Warner Funeral Home in Everly. Rev. Dan Taylor will officiate the service. Visitation will begin after noon Friday, with the family present from 6-8 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home in Everly...
Justin Charles Huberg (04/14/11)
Services for Justin Charles Huberg, 30, of Stevensville, Mont., formerly of the Spencer and Royal area, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 16, 2011, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Spencer. Justin, was born April 2, 1980 and passed away March 29, 2011...
Larry Rigby (04/14/11)
Funeral services for Mr. Larry Rigby, 67, of Primghar, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 14, 2011, at First English Lutheran Church in Spencer. Rev. Paul Kaldahl will officiate the service. Visitation will take place one hour prior to the funeral service...
Rodney D. Schenatzki (04/12/11)
Rodney Schenatzki, 89, of Storm Lake, Ia. died Sunday, April 10, 2011, at the Buena Vista Manor in Storm Lake. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 13, 2011, at the United Methodist Church in Storm Lake. Visitation will take place one hour prior to the service at the church. ...
Tom Cornwall (04/12/11)
Memorial services for Mr. Tom Cornwall, 83 of Urbandale, formerly of Spencer, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 16, 2011, at First Congregational Church in Spencer. Revs. Tom and Wendy Van Tassell will officiate the service. Visitation will take place one hour prior to the services at the chuch...
LaVonne Anderson (04/12/11)
Funeral services for Mrs. LaVonne Anderson, 82 of Sutherland, will take place at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 12, 2011, at Church of Christ in Sutherland. Rev. John Erickson will officiate the service. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church...
Benjamin Griffiths (04/12/11)
Funeral services for Benjamin Griffiths, 89 of Spencer, will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 12, 2011, at First Christian Church in Spencer. Rev. Dan Mayes will officiate the service. Interment will take place at North Lawn Memorial Park in Spencer...
Merle Fredericks (04/12/11)
Memorial services for Merle Fredericks, 77 of Royal, will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 17, 2011, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Royal. Rev. Deb Mechler will officiate the service. Visitation will be held from 2-4 p.m. prior to the service at the church...
Remington Hyde (04/12/11)
Funeral services are pending for Remington Hyde, 81 of Spencer, formerly of Peterson, who passed away Monday, April 11, 2011, at Spencer Hospital. Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.
Gerald Moberg (04/09/11)
Funeral services for Gerald Moberg, 81, of Hartley, formerly of Monticello, Minn., and father of Kathleen (Gary) Halverson of Spencer, will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, April 11, 2011, at Bethany Lutheran Church in Spencer. Rev. Dr. David Christenson will officiate the service...
Shirley Kramme (04/09/11)
Memorial services for Mrs. Shirley Kramme, 83, of Sutherland, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 11, 2011, at United Methodist Church in Sutherland. Rev. Kwang Song will officiate the service. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Sunday, at the United Methodist Church in Sutherland...
Shirley Kramme (04/08/11)
Services are pending for Mrs. Shirley Kramme, 83 of Sutherland, who passed away Thursday, April 7, 2011, at home. Warner Funeral Home of Sutherland is in charge of arrangements.
Lavon Toelle (04/07/11)
Funeral services for Mrs. Lavon Toelle, 84 of Spencer, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, April 8, 2011, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Doug Toelle will officiate the service. The family will be present to greet friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, a the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Darice E. Gates (04/07/11)
Graveside services will be held at 4:30 p.m. Friday, April 8, 2011, at Union Cemetery in Humboldt. Darice Elaine Gates, daughter of Allan and Cleora (Wells) George, was born Feb. 13, 1926, in Humboldt, Ia. She began her education in country school near Humboldt and then attended Humboldt High School...
Bonnie Vetter (04/05/11)
Funeral services for Mrs. Bonnie Vetter, 75, of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 5, 2011, at Grace United Methodist Church in Spencer. Rev. Chuck Kellogg will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Monday, with the family present from 5-7 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Ervin Harves (04/05/11)
Funeral services for Mr. Ervin Harves, 93, of Spencer, formerly of Dickens, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 5, 2011, at the United Methodist Church in Dickens. Rev. Julie McCullough will officiate the service. Interment will take place at Dickens Cemetery...
Lavon Toelle (04/05/11)
Funeral services for Mrs. Lavon Toelle, 84 of Spencer, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, April 8, 2011, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Doug Toelle will officiate the service. The family will be present to greet friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, a the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Bryan D. Fisher (04/01/11)
Memorial services will be held at a later date for Bryan Fisher, 61, who passed away Thursday, March 31, 2011, at the St. Cloud Hospital. Bryan David Fisher was born Nov. 12, 1949, in Blue Earth, Minn., the son of Harold and Muriel (Gangstee) Fisher. ...
Bonnie Vetter (04/02/11)
Funeral services for Mrs. Bonnie Vetter, 75, of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 5, 2011, at Grace United Methodist Church in Spencer. Rev. Chuck Kellogg will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Monday, with the family present from 5-7 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...