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Obituaries from June 2012

Larry Miller (06/30/12)
Funeral services for Mr. Larry Miller, 67, of Everly, formerly of Ruthven, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday, July 2, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. William Brott and missionary David Brott will officiate the service. Military services will be conducted by Glen Pedersen Post No. 1 of Spencer at the funeral home...
Clarice "Tex" Hand (06/30/12)
Services are pending for Clarice "Tex" Hand, 67, of Spencer, who passed away Wednesday, June 27 at St. Luke Regional Medical Center in Sioux City. Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.
Betty Ann Lane Roberts (06/30/12)
Betty Ann Lane Roberts, 81, of Loveland, Colo., died June 26, 2012 at Sierra Vista Health Care Center. She was born March 25, 1931, in Spencer, to Frederick and Florence (Rose) Lane. Betty grew up in Spencer and graduated from Spencer High School. In 1985 she moved to Loveland. She was a skilled homemaker who loved being around her grandchildren...
Lois Thiessen (06/28/12)
Memorial services for Mrs. Lois Thiessen, 72, of Spencer, formerly of Everly, were held Wednesday, June 27, 2012, at United Methodist Church in Everly. Rev. Dr. Jo Frahm Watkins officiated the service. Private burial at Lone Tree Cemetery will occur at a later date...
Joyce Lundt (06/28/12)
Funeral services for Mrs. Joyce Lundt, 87, of Sanborn, formerly of Linn Grove, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 29, 2012, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Visitation will begin after noon on Thursday, with the family present from 6-8 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Robert Thomas Himes (06/28/12)
Robert "Bob" Himes, 81, died Friday, June 22, 2012, after a battle with health issues at the Manning General Hospital in Manning, Ia. A celebration of Bob's life will be held on Saturday, June 30, 2012, at 2 p.m. at the Dahn & Woodhouse Funeral Home in Carroll, with visitation one hour prior and refreshments and fellowship following the service. Interment will be at a later date in the Harrison Cemetery at Swea City...
Thomas D. Herrick (06/28/12)
Funeral services for Thomas D. Herrick, 79, of Milford, were held Tuesday, June 26, 2012, at Turner Jenness Funeral Home in Milford with Rev. Sarah Rohret officiating. Online condolences may be sent at www.turnerfuneralhomes.com. Thomas DeWitt Herrick was born Aug. 18, 1932, in Hubbard, Ia., the son of Thomas and Maude (DeWitt) Herrick. After graduating from high school, he received his Bachelor of Arts degree at Buena Vista College...
Lois Thiessen (06/26/12)
Memorial services for Mrs. Lois Thiessen, 72, of Spencer, formerly of Everly, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 27, 2012, at United Methodist Church in Everly. Rev. Dr. Jo Frahm Watkins will officiate the service. There will be no visitation...
Thomas D. Herrick (06/26/12)
Funeral services for Thomas D. Herrick, 79, of Milford, will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 26, 2012, at Turner Jenness Funeral Home in Milford. Mr. Herrick passed away Friday, June 22, 2012, at Spencer Hospital in Spencer. Online condolences may be sent at www.turnerfuneralhomes.com...
Ludwig Christenson (06/26/12)
Memorial services for Ludwig Christenson, 91, of Omaha, Neb. will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 27, 2012, at First Covenant Church. He was preceded in death by parents; one brother; and thee sisters. Mr. Christenson is survived by his wife, Helen; step-son and wife, Paul and Barb Williams; two grandchildren;six-great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews...
Myrl Allen Olson (06/26/12)
Myrl Allen Olson, a resident of Terril, Ia., was born Sept. 27, 1922, in Eshterville, Ia. He was the son of Leon and Helen Olson. He departed this life Sunday, Aug.14, 2011, at the home of his son in Huntsville, Ark. at the age of 88. The family of Myrl Olson would like to invite you to share in the celebration of Myrl's life...
Ernest Dale Kruse (06/26/12)
Funeral services for Mr. Ernest Dale Kruse, 86, of Royal, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 26, 2012, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Dr. Jo Frahm Watkins will officiate the service. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer. Mr. Kruse passed away Thursday, June 21, 2012, at Spencer Hospital...
Junior Kruse (06/23/12)
Funeral services for Mr. Junior Kruse, 86, of Royal, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 26, 2012, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Dr. Jo Frahm Watkins will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Monday, with the family present from 5-7 p.m. at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Junior R. Halverson (06/23/12)
Junior R. Halverson, 89, of Sioux Rapids, Ia., died Thursday, June 21, 2012, at the Spencer Municipal Hospital in Spencer, Ia. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m., Monday, June 25, 2012, at the First Lutheran Church in Sioux Rapids. Burial will be in the Lone Tree Cemetery...
Wendell Nothwehr (06/22/12)
Funeral services for Mr. Wendell Nothwehr, 71, of Arnolds Park and Peterson, will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, June 25, 2012, at St. John's Church in Peterson. Rev. Michael Hyde will officiate the service. Visitation will be held from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, with the family present at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer. A second visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Sunday with the family present at the Warner Funeral Home in Peterson...
Junior R. Halverson (06/22/12)
Junior R. Halverson, 89, of Sioux Rapids, Ia. died Thursday, June 21, 2012, at the Spencer Municipal Hospital in Spencer, Ia. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m., Monday, June 25, 2012, at the First Lutheran Church in Sioux Rapids. Burial will be in the Lone Tree Cemetery...
Elizabeth Ann Frank (06/22/12)
A memorial service for Elizabeth Ann Frank, former resident of Royal, will be held at St. Louis Catholic Church in Royal, at 2 p.m. Friday, June 29, 2012. Visitation will be at the church one hour prior to the service. Private interment for the family will be held at North Lawn Cemetery in Spencer following the service...
Dolores "Dee" O'Connor (06/22/12)
Funeral services for Mrs. Dolores "Dee" O'Connor, 77, of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 22, 2012, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Russell Muilenburg will officiate the service. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer. Mrs. O'Connor passed away Monday, June 18, 2012, at Spencer Hospital...
Dolores "Dee" O'Connor (06/21/12)
Funeral services for Mrs. Dolores "Dee" O'Connor, 77, of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 22, 2012, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Russell Muilenburg will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday, with the family present from 5-7 p.m., at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Glenn Allen Wetherell (06/21/12)
Services for Glenn Allen Wetherell, 63, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 23, 2012, at First Congregational Church in Spencer. Rev. Tom Van Tassell will officiate the service. Visitation will take place starting at 3 p.m. Friday, with family present from 6-8 p.m. at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Alpha Roberta Hirl (06/21/12)
Alpha Roberta Hirl passed away on Tuesday, June 12, 2012, at Life Care Center in Greeley, Colo. She was born Dec. 11, 1913, to John Albert Simonson and Ella Elizabeth (Algoe) Simonson on a farm near Duncombe, Ia. She attended rural schools and graduated from Duncombe High School in 1930. She graduated from Tobin Business College, Fort Dodge, Ia., in 1931, where she learned her stenotyping skills...
Kenneth P. Salton (06/19/12)
Services for Kenneth P. Salton, 91, were held Monday, June 18, 2012, at Zion Lutheran Church in Ruthven. Rev. Tom Summerfield officiated the service. Interment took place at Crown Hill Cemetery in Ruthven. Kenneth Paul Salton, son of W.A. and Ida Marie (Johnson) Salton, was born Oct. 30, 1920, in Ruthven, Iowa. He began his education at Logan Township Elementary School and graduated from Gillett Grove High School in 1938...
Curtis Jacobson (06/16/12)
Funeral services for Mr. Curtis Jacobson, 88, of Spencer, will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, June 18, at Grace United Methodist Church in Spencer. Rev. Chuck Kellogg will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Sunday, with the family present from 2-5 p.m. Sunday afternoon at Warner Funeral Home...
Curtis Jacobson (06/15/12)
Funeral services for Mr. Curtis Jacobson, 88, of Spencer, will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, June 18, at Grace United Methodist Church in Spencer. Rev. Chuck Kellogg will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Sunday, with the family present from 2-5 p.m. Sunday afternoon at Warner Funeral Home...
Michael M. Rohan (06/14/12)
Michael M. Rohan, 6, died Sunday, June 10, 2012, at Sanford Children's Hospital, Sioux Falls. Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, June 14, 2012, at Messiah Lutheran Church, rural Flandreau. Visitation is from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at Skroch Funeral Chapel, Flandreau...
Neva O. Rubel (06/14/12)
Services for Neva O. Rubel were held Tuesday, June 12, 2012, at United Methodist Church in Ruthven. Rev. Roger Maize officiated the service. Interment took place at Crown Hill Cemetery in Ruthven. Neva Ora Rubel, daughter of Walter and Minnie (Squires) Mileham, was born December 13, 1925, on a farm near Webb, Iowa. She attended school near Webb, graduating from Garfield High School...
Thomas R. Rebec (06/14/12)
Thomas R. Rebec was born Feb. 3, 1926, in Cedar Rapids, Ia. to Rufus and Helen (Zivney) Rebec. His childhood years were spent in Cedar Rapids where he hunted the woods and fished the river. He graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School in 1944 and from Coe College in 1948...
George Richard Burr (06/14/12)
George Richard Burr passed away at age 94 on Sunday May 20, 2012, at Cottage Grove Place in Cedar Rapids, Ia., where he lived for the last 14 years. A memorial service and celebration of life will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 19, 2012, at First United Church in Sioux Rapids, Ia. Visitation will be from 12:30 p.m. until the time of service and fellowship and dessert will follow the service at the Legion Hall on Main Street...
Steven Strautz (06/12/12)
Funeral services for Steven Strautz, 58, of Marshall, Minn., will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 15, 2012, at First Lutheran Church in Marshall. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Thursday, June 14, 2012, with a 7 p.m. prayer service at the church. Visitation will continue from 9-10:30 a.m. Friday at the church...
Michael M. Rohan (06/12/12)
Michael M. Rohan, 6, died Sunday, June 10, 2012, at Sanford Children's Hospital, Sioux Falls. Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, June 14, 2012, at Messiah Lutheran Church, rural Flandreau. Visitation is from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at Skroch Funeral Chapel, Flandreau...
Pauline Eva Kaus (06/12/12)
Graveside services for Mrs. Pauline Eva Kaus, 98, of Spencer, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, June 14, 2012, at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer. Rev. Jan Whiteman will officiate the service. There will be no visitation. Miss Kaus passed away Monday, June 11, 2012, at Northshire Residence in Spencer...
Vang Thi Baccam (06/12/12)
Vang Thi Baccam, 87 of Minnetrista, Minn., formerly of Spencer, Ia., passed away peacefully June 7, 2012, surrounded by her family. Preceded in death by her husband Phuc Baccam; daughter, Tien Hoang; sons: Chan and Ruck Baccam; and grandsons: Nick Hoang and Somchay Baccam...
Howard Titterington (06/09/12)
Funeral services for Howard Titterington, 85, of rural Milford, will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 9, 2012, at First Lutheran Church in West Okoboji. Interment will be at Little Sioux Cemetery in rural Milford. Mr. Titterington passed away Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at his home...
Donna Jean Winslow (06/09/12)
Donna Jean, the daughter of Arthur and Bertha Whitney, was born Oct. 24, 1923 in Storm Lake, Ia. She passed away on June 6, 2012 at Methodist Manor. A private graveside service will be held. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home of Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements...
Evelyn Lucille Clarken (06/09/12)
Services for Evelyn Lucille Clarken, 90, of Spencer, will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, June 11, 2012, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Tonna Parsons will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday, with the family present from 2-5 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Katherine Jo Collins (06/08/12)
Services are pending for Mrs. Katherine Jo Collins, 63, of Spencer, who passed away Thursday, June 7, 2012. Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.
Ellen Meyer (06/07/12)
Funeral services for Ellen Meyer, 93, of Rockford, formerly of Royal, were held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, June 2, 2012, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Royal. Rev. Deb Mechler will officiate the service. Burial will be at Willow Creek Cemetery in Royal...
Eugene Filmore Stoermer (06/07/12)
A memorial gathering will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 16, 2012, at Iowa Lakeside Laboratory to honor the life of Eugene Filmore Stoermer who passed away Feb. 17, 2012, at his home in Ann Arbor, Mich., where he and his wife, Bobbie had lived for many years. Stoermer was originally from the Gillett Grove area...
Richard Harrison R.H. Metier (Dick) (06/07/12)
Richard Harrison R.H. Metier (Dick) passed from among us on Thursday, May 31, 2012, of Binswanger's syndrome at the Thompkins Health Center at Friendship Haven in Fort Dodge. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Monday, June 4, 2012, at First United Methodist Church of Fort Dodge. Interment was held at 3:30 p.m. on Monday at the Riverside Cemetery, Spencer, Ia...
Paul Edward Strautz (06/07/12)
Services for Paul Edward Strautz, 91, were held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 2, 2012, at Grace United Methodist Church in Spencer. Rev. Chuck Kellogg officiated the service. Interment took place at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer. Paul Edward Strautz, the son of Fred and Bertha (Hoar), was born on Aug. ...
Ivan Eninger (06/07/12)
Funeral services for Mr. Ivan Eninger, 83, of Spencer, were held at 2 p.m. Friday, June 1, 2012, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Brad Wallace officiated the service. Burial took place at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer. Military services will be conducted by Glen Pederson Post No. 1 American Legion of Spencer...
Wanda Birchard (06/07/12)
Funeral services for Mrs. Wanda Birchard, 76, of Spencer, were held at 11 a.m. Friday, June 1, 2012, at Northlawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Spencer. Rev. Chuck Kellogg officiated the service. Visitation will take place at 10 a.m. Friday, with the family present from 10-11 a.m. at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Robert "Bob" Blum (06/07/12)
Funeral services for Mr. Robert "Bob" Blum, 85, of Terril, were held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 30, 2012, at United Methodist Church in Terril. Rev. Michael Shaffer officiated the service. Burial was at Fairview Cemetery in Terril. Masonic service by Gloaming Lodge No. 482 was held at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Pazzi Ann Bohnenkamp (06/07/12)
Pazzi Ann Bohnenkamp was born on March 15, 1950, to Warren and Dorothy (Ferrin) Bohnenkamp in Carroll, Ia. She attended Lake View Auburn Schools, graduating with the class of 1968. Pazzi earned a bachelor's degree at Drake University in music and education, and continued on to earn a double masters at The University of Texas in Austin in performing arts and theater...
Lynette C. (Straub) Broyer (06/07/12)
Lynn C. Broyer, 75, a former Overland Park, Kansas resident passed away quietly May 11, 2012, after a short illness, at the Sky Ridge Medical Center in Lone Tree, Colo., to join her beloved dog, Scamper, a Bichon Frise who had died several years earlier of cancer...
Ruby Kyle Bomgaars (06/07/12)
Ruby Kyle Bomgaars, daughter of Verna and Knut Kyle, passed away quietly at Jenny Edmundson Hospital in Council Bluffs, Iowa on May 24, 2012. Ruby was born on February 25, 1932 in Rock Rapids, Ia. She received her education in Rock Rapids graduating from Rock Rapids High School in 1950. After high school, Ruby went to work as a telephone operator for Northwestern Bell. he continued to work for Northwestern Bell/USWest for over 30 years...
George Richard Burr (06/07/12)
George Richard Burr passed away at age 94, on Sunday May 20, 2012, at Cottage Grove Place in Cedar Rapids, Ia., where he lived for the last 14 years. Richard was born at Sioux Rapids, Ia. to Effie Thompson Burr and Roy Richard Burr on April 27, 1918. ...
Paula Uecker (06/07/12)
Funeral services for Mrs. Paula Uecker, 58, of Spencer, were held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, May 24, 2012, at Hope Reformed Church in Spencer. Rev. Russell Muilenburg will officiate the service. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer. Mrs. Uecker passed away Sunday, May 20, 2012, at Spencer Hospital...
Norman L. Robeson (06/07/12)
Norman L. Robeson, 91, of Cherokee, Ia., passed away Sunday, May 20, 2012, in the Countryside Estates in Cherokee. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, May 24, 2012, at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee, Ia. Rev. Carolyn Hollar will officiate. ...
Jo Ann Mathern (06/07/12)
Inurnment and graveside services were held at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 2, 2012, at Riverside Cemetery in Rodman, Ia., for Jo Ann Mathern, 58, of Cedar Rapids, Ia., formerly of Spencer, Jo Ann passed away Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011, in Cedar Rapids at St. Luke's Hospital...
Lincoln Brooks (06/07/12)
Services for Mr. Lincoln Brooks, 91, of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 8, 2012, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Spencer. Rev. William Schreiber will officiate the service. Visitation will take place Friday, June 8, one hour before the service at Sacred Heart Catholic Church...