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Obituaries from August 2011

Doralene Johnson (08/30/11)
Services are pending for Doralene Johnson, 87, of Spencer, who passed away Monday, Aug. 29, 2011, at St. Luke Lutheran Home in Spencer. Warner Funeral Home in Spencer is in charge of arrangements.
Billie E. Hoekstra (08/27/11)
Funeral services for Billie E. Hoekstra will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011, at Zion Lutheran Church in Ruthven. Interment will take place at Crown Hill Cemetery in Ruthven. Billie Elberta Hoekstra was born Dec. 5, 1916, near Pleasantville, Ia. She attended school in Pleasantville, graduating from Knoxville High School. Following graduation, Billie attended Central College in Pella where she received a degree in education...
Mary Ellen Fisher (08/27/11)
Services for Mrs. Mary Ellen Fisher, 77, of Spencer, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Brad Wallace will officiate the service. Interment will take place at Rush Lake Cemetery in Curlew. Mary passed away Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City...
Naoma Abler (08/25/11)
Funeral services for Mrs. Naoma Abler, 98, of Royal, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011, at St. Louis Catholic Church in Royal. Rev. John J. Gerald will officiate the service. Visitation will begin one hour prior to the services at the church...
Gale Johnson (08/23/11)
Graveside memorial services for Gale Johnson will be at 2 p.m. Sept. 3, 2011, at Northlawn Cemetery in Spencer.
Joan Jacobsen (08/20/11)
Funeral services for Joan Jacobsen will be 10:30 a.m., Monday, Aug. 22, 2011, at Hayti Lutheran Church. Visitation will be from 3-7 p.m. Sunday, at Hayti Lutheran Church. The family is asked to gather at 10 a.m. Monday, at the church for a family service...
Helen Krager (08/20/11)
Funeral services for Mrs. Helen Krager, 93, of Spencer, formerly of Peterson, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, 2011, at United Methodist Church in Peterson. Rev. Kim Dewey and Rev. Esta M. Fraley will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Friday, with the family present from 6-8 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Helen Krager (08/19/11)
Funeral services for Mrs. Helen Krager, 93, of Spencer, formerly of Peterson, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, 2011, at United Methodist Church in Peterson. Rev. Kim Dewey and Rev. Esta M. Fraley will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Friday, with the family present from 6-8 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Daniel Maxwell (08/16/11)
Funeral services for Mr. Daniel Maxwell, 93, of Spencer, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011, at Warner Chapel, in Spencer. Rev. Bob Stemme will officiate the service. Burial will take place at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer. Masonic services will be conducted by the Evening Shade Lodge No. 312 A.F. and A.M. of Spencer, following the services at the funeral home...
Daloris Kracht (08/13/11)
Funeral services for Mrs. Daloris Kracht, 85, of Spencer, formerly of the Rossie area, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 15, 2011, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Royal. Rev. Deb Mechler will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. Sunday, with the family present from 6-8 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Louis Jaeger (08/13/11)
Funeral services for Louis Jaeger, 100, of Apache Junction, Ariz., formerly of Spencer, will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, at First Baptist Church in Spencer. Interment will be at Trimello Cemetery in rural Royal, Ia. Louis Fredrick Jaeger was born Dec. 4, 1910, on a farm near Royal, Ia., the son of Carl and Anna (Claussen) Jaeger. Louis was united in marriage to Leona Jipson on Feb. 14, 1933 in Sanborn, Ia. They were blessed with one daughter...
Claire Powell-Wood (08/12/11)
Funeral services for Mrs. Claire Powell-Wood, 96, of Spencer, will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 15, at First Congregational Church in Spencer. Rev. Tom Van Tassell will officiate the service. Public visitation will begin at 3 p.m. Sunday, with the family present from 5-7 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Robert Kluender (08/12/11)
Funeral services for Robert Kluender, 71, of Hartley, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, at United Methodist Church in Everly. Rev. Dr. Jo Frahm Watkins will officiate the service. Visitation will begin after 4 p.m. Friday, with the family present from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home in Everly...
Donald Dirks (08/12/11)
Memorial services for Donald Dirks, 74, of Spencer, formerly of Hartley, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, at the Hartley Funeral Home in Hartley. Inurnment will be at Pleasant View Cemetery in Hartley at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, with visitation at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until service time...
Jim Bass (08/12/11)
Memorial services for Jim Bass, 54, of Milford, will begin at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, at Turner Jenness Funeral Home in Milford. Visitation will begin one hour prior to service time at the funeral home. Mr. Bass passed away Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011, at his home in Milford...
Daloris Kracht (08/12/11)
Funeral services for Mrs. Daloris Kracht, 85, of Spencer, formerly of the Rossie area, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 15, 2011, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Royal. Rev. Deb Mechler will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. Sunday, with the family present from 6-8 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Al Schultz (08/11/11)
A funeral service for Al Schultz, 84, of Milford was held Wednesday, August 10, 2011, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Milford. Burial took place at Calvary Cemetery in Milford. Aloysius (Al) Schultz was born April 1, 1927, in Wells, Minn., the son of Benjamin and Julia (Stenzel) Schultz. He attended St. Casimir Catholic School in Wells. In 1944, Al was enlisted into the United States Navy and was honorably discharged in 1948...
Claire Powell-Wood (08/11/11)
Funeral services for Mrs. Claire Powell-Wood, 96, of Spencer, will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 15, at First Congregational Church in Spencer. Rev. Tom Van Tassell will officiate the service. Public visitation will begin at 3 p.m. Sunday, with the family present from 5-7 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Robert Kluender (08/11/11)
Funeral services for Robert Kluender, 71, of Hartley, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, at United Methodist Church in Everly. Rev. Dr. Jo Frahm Watkins will officiate the service. Visitation will begin after 4 p.m. Friday, with the family present from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home in Everly...
Donald Dirks (08/11/11)
Memorial services for Donald Dirks, 74, of Spencer, formerly of Hartley, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, at the Hartley Funeral Home in Hartley. Inurnment will be at Pleasant View Cemetery in Hartley at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, with visitation at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until service time...
Natalie Wells (08/09/11)
Funeral services for Natalie, 1, of Spencer, the infant daughter of Cory and Bonnie Wells, will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10, at DaySpring Assembly of God Church in Spencer. Rev. Kevin Grimes will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9, at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer, with family present from 5-7 p.m...
Floy Francis Fagen (08/09/11)
Services for Floy Francis Fagen, 79, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011, at Grace United Methodist Church in Spencer. Rev. Chuck Kellogg will officiate the service. Interment will take place at North Lawn Memorial Park in Spencer. Floy Francis Fagen, the daughter of William and Ann Ellis Hargrave, was born June 27, 1932, in Burrowsville, Va. ...
Claire Powell-Wood (08/09/11)
Services are pending for Mrs. Claire Powell-Wood, 96, of Spencer, who passed away Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011, at St. Luke Lutheran Home in Spencer. Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.
Rebecca L. Halder (08/06/11)
Services for Rebecca L. Halder will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011, at United Methodist Church in Ruthven. Rev. Roger Maize will officiate the service. Interment will take place at Crown Hill Cemetery in Ruthven. Rebecca Louise Halder, daughter of Leo Norman and Maxine (Michael) Hansen, was born Jan. ...
Natalie Wells (08/05/11)
Funeral services for Natalie, 1, of Spencer, the infant daughter of Cory and Bonnie Wells, will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10, at DaySpring Assembly of God Church in Spencer. Rev. Kevin Grimes will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9, at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer, with family present from 5-7 p.m...
Barbara Avery (08/04/11)
Barbara Avery, passed away on Aug. 2, 2011, at Northshire Residence in Spencer, Ia. She was the daughter of A.H. and Grace D. Avery. She was born in their home in Spencer on Feb. 21, 1918. Her public education was in the Spencer Schools, graduating in 1935. ...
Gary Walker (08/02/11)
Funeral services for Mr. Gary Walker, 58, of Spencer, will be held at 2:30 p.m. at Grace United Methodist Church in Spencer. Charles "Chopper" Gilmore will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 3 p.m. Tuesday, with the family present from 6-8 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Lonnie Fahlenkamp (08/02/11)
Private family services will be held for Mr. Lonnie Fahlenkamp, 64, of Spencer, who passed away Friday, July 29, 2011. Burial will take place at Pleasant View Cemetery in Hartley. Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.