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Obituaries from July 2012

Wilma May Vachuska (07/31/12)
Wilma May Vachuska was born on Nov. 12, 1924, in Clay County, Ia., the daughter of Clifford and Edla (Haberman) Williams. She attended country school in Middletown Township, Jackson County and later graduated from Jackson High School about 1943. After high school, Wilma worked at the Jackson Cafe and for Minnesota Egg Corporation. ...
Terry Brugman (07/31/12)
Memorial services for Mr. Terry Brugman, 74, of Spencer, formerly of Sioux Rapids, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, at First United Church in Sioux Rapids. Rev. Curt Batshelet will officiate the service. Public visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Dorothy Brausey (07/31/12)
Funeral services for Mrs. Dorothy Brausey, 83, of Spencer, will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 31, 2012, at Christ The King, of Spencer. Revs. Mike Huebner and Christopher Nitzel will officiate the service. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer...
Dorothy Brausey (07/28/12)
Funeral services for Mrs. Dorothy Brausey, 83, of Spencer, will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 31, 2012, at Christ The King, of Spencer. Revs. Mike Huebner and Christopher Nitzel will officiate the service. Visitation will begin noon Monday with the family present from 6-8 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Louise Lillian Menke (07/28/12)
Louise Lillian Menke, 91, of West St. Paul, Minn., died peacefully July 25, 2012, at Southview Acres. Preceded in death by her parents and six siblings. Survived by her beloved husband of 67 years, Delmar; cherished children: Pat (Jeff), Cindi (Keith) and Jane (Chuck); six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and sister, Si Adolf...
Kristine Garner (07/26/12)
Memorial services for Kristine Garner, 56, of Spencer, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 28, 2012, at Main Lutheran Church in Newell. Burial will be at Newell Cemetery in Newell. Kristine passed away Sunday, July 22, 2012, at home. Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements...
Dr. Franklin Carver (07/26/12)
Memorial services for Dr. Franklin Carver, 67, of Benicia, Calif., formerly of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, July 30, 2012, at Grace United Methodist in Spencer. Rev. Travis Stevick will officiate the service. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the services at the church...
Rosemary B. Larsen (07/26/12)
Rosemary B. Larsen, 88, of Iowa City, died Tuesday, July 24, 2012, at her home from cancer. A memorial service will begin Friday at 6 p.m. at Christ the King Lutheran Church in Iowa City. Pastor Connie Stitzack will officiate. Her family will greet friends Friday from 5-6 p.m. at the church. Private burial will be in Riverside Cemetery in Spencer...
Robert "Bob" Syndergaard (07/24/12)
Funeral services for Mr. Robert "Bob" Syndergaard. 85, of Sutherland, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 26, 2012, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Sutherland. Rev. Tim Hogan officiated the service. Visitation will begin at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, with the family present from 5-7 p.m. at Warner Funeral Home in Sutherland. There will be no vigil service...
Shirley Wede (07/24/12)
Funeral services for Mrs. Shirley Wede, 80, of Spencer, formerly of Peterson, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 24, 2012, at St. Louis Catholic Church in Royal. Rev. John J. Gerald will officiate the service. Burial will be at Willow Creek Cemetery in Royal...
Edith Reinke (07/24/12)
Funeral services for Miss Edith Reinke, 99, of Spencer, will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 24, 2012, at First Baptist Church in Spencer. Rev. Matthew Winslow will officiate the service. Burial will be at Pleasant View Cemetery at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 25, 2012, in Hartley...
Mary Louise Stanford (07/21/12)
Mary Louise Stanford, the daughter of John and Mabel Stearns Fredenburg, was born June 26, 1918, in Sutherland, Ia. Mary received her early education and graduated from the Cherokee High School. Mary married William Stanford in 1938 in Sioux City, Ia. ...
Eddie Beck Jr. (07/19/12)
Funeral services for Eddie Beck Jr., 70, of Peterson, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 20, 2012, at First Congregational Church in Peterson. Rev. Steve DeGangi and Rev. Michael Hyde will officiate. Visitation will begin at noon Thursday, with the family present from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home in Peterson...
Eldon 'Bud' Larson (07/19/12)
Mass of Christian Burial for Eldon "Bud" Larson will take place at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 17, 2012, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Ruthven. Revs. Clem Currans and Tom Geelan will officiate the service. Eldon Edgar Larson, son of Ed and Maggie Maude (Holderness) Larson, was born Feb. 23, 1925, in Albert City. As a young child, Eldon's family moved to the Gillett Grove area. He began his education at Logan Township School and graduated from Gillett Grove High School in 1943...
Marjorie Lou Joines (07/17/12)
Funeral services for Marjorie Lou Joines, 93, of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 17, 2012, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Tom Van Tassell will officiate the service. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer. Mrs. Joines passed away Friday, July 13, 2012, at Spencer Hospital...
Eddie Beck Jr. (07/17/12)
Funeral services for Eddie Beck Jr., 70, of Peterson, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 20, 2012, at First Congregational Church in Peterson. Rev. Steve DeGangi and Rev. Michael Hyde will officiate. Visitation will begin at noon Thursday, with the family present from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home in Peterson...
Eldon 'Bud' Larson (07/17/12)
Mass of Christian Burial for Edlon "Bud" Larson will take place at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 17, 2012, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Ruthven. Revs. Clem Currans and Tom Geelan will officiate the service. Eldon Edgar Larson, son of Ed and Maggie Maude (Holderness) Larson, was born Feb. 23, 1925, in Albert City. As a young child, Eldon's family moved to the Gillett Grove area. He began his education at Logan Township School and graduated from Gillett Grove High School in 1943...
Marjorie Joines (07/14/12)
Services are pending for Mrs. Marjorie Joines, 93, of Spencer, who passed away Friday, July 13, 2012, at Spencer Hospital. Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.
Susan Thomsen (07/14/12)
A celebration of life for Susan Thomsen, 70, of Spencer, will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, July 16, 2012, at Bethany Lutheran Church in Spencer. Rev. Len Halvorson will officiate the service. Memorial visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Sunday, at Bethany Lutheran Church in Spencer...
Dale E. Lenz (07/12/12)
Dale E. Lenz, 97, of Hermosa Beach, Calif., formerly of Rolfe, Ia., passed away at Sunrise Assisted Living home, Hermosa Beach, Calif., on June 27, 2012. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, July 13, 2012, at Lemke Funeral Homes - South Chapel (Westside of Clinton Lawn Cemetery). A visitation will take place three hours prior to the funeral service from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Lemke Funeral Homes - South Chapel...
Trudy Sutherland (07/10/12)
Funeral services for Mrs. Trudy Sutherland, 90, of Spencer, formerly of Dickens, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 12, 2012, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. William Schreiber will officiate the service. Visitation will be open after noon on Wednesday, with the family present from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home in Spencer...
Clifford Pettit (07/10/12)
Funeral services for Clifford Pettit, 85, of Spencer, will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 11, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Dale Hodges will officiate the service. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Mr. Pettit passed away Wednesday, July 4, at Rainy River Resort in Baudette, Minn...
Stanley Schoelerman (07/10/12)
Services for Stanley Schoelerman, 87, of Spencer, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 12, 2012, at First Congregational Church in Spencer. Rev. Thomas Van Tassell will officiate the service. Evening Shade Lodge No. 312 A.F. & A.M. will perform a Masonic Service...
Mary Darlene Curry (07/10/12)
Services for Mrs. Mary Darlene Curry, 77, of Spencer, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, July 12, 2012, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. William Schreiber will officiate the service. Interment will be held at North Lawn Memorial Park in Spencer. Mary passed away Saturday, July 7, 2012, at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester, Minn...
Maurice 'Skip' Edward Preston (07/07/12)
Born July 7, 1944, in Spencer, Ia., to Maurice and Catherine Preston, Skip was lovingly received by his Lord and Savior on July 4, 2012, at the age of 67, in the presence of his family. His battle with leukemia was hard-fought. He is survived by the love of his life; his beautiful wife of 47 years, Cindy...
Bennett Mugge (07/06/12)
Funeral services for Bennett Mugge, 79, of Spencer, will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 7, at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer. Rev. Dave Ellenwood will officiate the service. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m., Friday, July 6, at Warner Funeral Home...
Clarice Raye "Tex" Hand (07/03/12)
Funeral services for Mrs. Clarice Raye Hand, 67, of Spencer, will be 2:30 p.m. Thursday, July 5, at First Congregational Church in Spencer. Revs. Thomas and Wendy Van Tassell will officiate the service. Clarice passed away Wednesday, June 27, 2012, at the St. Luke's Medical Center in Sioux City...
Violet "Vi" Opal Anderson (07/03/12)
Funeral services for Violet Anderson, 91, of Spencer, will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 3, at Hope Reformed Church in Spencer. Rev. Russell Muilenburg will officiate the service. Mrs. Anderson passed away at the Spencer Hospital on Friday, June 29, 2012...
Arville "Arv" Walstrom (07/03/12)
Arville "Arv" Walstrom, 89, of Salem, Ore., formerly of Spencer, passed away Friday, June 22, at Orchard Heights Assisted Living Center. He was born in Spencer, on March 20, 1923, and served in the Army in the Philippines during WWII. He graduated with a degree in business from the University of Southern California and worked for 37 years as an accountant and business manager for Standard Oil Company in El Segundo, Calif...
Myrl Olson (07/03/12)
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...