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Obituaries from September 2012

Loretta Kruse (09/29/12)
Funeral services for Mrs. Loretta Kruse, 84, of Royal, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012, at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer. John Roberts will officiate the service. Visitation will take place starting at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 1, at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer, with family present from 5-7 p.m...
Harold Christensen (09/28/12)
Funeral services for Mr. Harold Christensen, 83, of Spencer, formerly of Royal, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Royal. Rev. Deb Mechler will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at noon today, with the family present from 6-8 p.m., at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Timothy Galm (09/27/12)
Funeral services for Mr. Tim Galm, 63, of Everly, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Milford. Rev. Tom Flanagan will officiate the service. Burial will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, at Lone Tree Cemetery, following lunch at the church...
Phillip Alden Rustan (09/25/12)
Phillip Alden Rustan, of Simi Valley, Calif., passed away unexpectedly on Sept. 16, 2012, in Simi Valley Hospital after complications with surgery. Born in Ruthven, Oct. 20, 1939, to Joe and Sally Rustan, Phil attended Ruthven Consolidated School, graduating in 1957. ...
Bryon W. Hartman (09/20/12)
Bryon W. Hartman, 51, formerly of Spencer, died of a heart attack on Aug. 20, 2012. Bryon will be remembered as a man with a willingness to help others, who had many talents and interests, including the mountains, hunting, fishing, reading and eschatology...
Gretchen Isabel Seger Evans (09/20/12)
Gretchen Isabel Seger Evans was born June 1, 1926, on a farm near Linn Grove, Iowa. She passed away on Sept. 13, 2012, at the age of 86. Gretchen graduated from Cornell College in Mount Vernon, Iowa, with a degree in music. Her appreciation of music was one of her greatest joys throughout her life...
Eleanor Daniel (09/20/12)
Funeral services for Mrs. Eleanor Daniel, 90, of Spencer, were conducted Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Tim Squire officiated the service. Burial took place at Fairview Cemetery in Langdon. Mrs. Daniel passed away Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City...
Bryon W. Hartman (09/18/12)
Bryon W. Hartman, 51, formerly of Spencer, died of a heart attack on Aug. 20, 2012. Bryon will be remembered as a man with a willingness to help others, who had many talents and interests, including the mountains, hunting, fishing, reading and eschatology...
Don R. Sundall Sr. (09/18/12)
Services for Don R. Sundall Sr. will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept.18, 2012, at First English Lutheran Church in Spencer. Rev. Paul Kaldahl will officiate the service. Interment will take place at Crown Hill Cemetery in Ruthven. Don Ray Sundall, son of Laurence C. and Luella (Wikert) Sundall, was born April 15, 1932, in Ruthven. He received his education in Ruthven until 9th grade when he enlisted in the United States Army, serving during the Korean War...
Robert Lage (09/18/12)
Funeral services for Mr. Robert Lage, 88, of Spencer, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Len Halvorson will officiate the service. Burial will be conducted at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer. Masonic Services were conducted Monday at the Warner Funeral Home...
Louis Gaffney (09/18/12)
Services for Mr. Louis Gaffney, 73, of Madison, S.D., were conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17, 2012, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Rolf Svanoe officiated the service. Burial took place at Crown Hill Cemetery in Ruthven. Mr. Gaffney passed away Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012, at Bethel Lutheran Home in Madison...
Joyce Ewoldt (09/18/12)
Funeral services for Mrs. Joyce Ewoldt, 69, of Spencer, were conducted at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 17, 2012, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Tonna Parsons officiated the service. Burial occurred at Liberty Township Cemetery in Calumet. Mrs. Ewoldt passed away Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, at Spencer Hospital...
Steven James Derner (09/18/12)
Funeral services for Steven James Derner, 27, of Milford, were held Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012, at First Lutheran Church. Steven James Derner was born July 12, 1985, in Spencer, the son of John and Jody (Morrisette) Derner. He lived his entire life in Milford, graduating from Okoboji High School in 2004...
Scott Hessman (09/14/12)
Services for Mr. Scott Hessman, 53, of Adel, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 17, 2012, at Grace United Methodist Church in Spencer. Rev. Chuck Kellogg will officiate the service. Visitation will take place Sunday, Sept. 16, at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer, starting at 6 p.m. with family present from 6-8 p.m...
Virginia 'Ginny' Coughenour (09/14/12)
Funeral services for Mrs. Virginia "Ginny" Coughenour, 90, of New Hope, Minn., formerly of Spencer, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Spencer. Rev. William Schreiber will officiate the service...
Shirley Mason (09/13/12)
Services are pending for Shirley Mason, 75, of Spencer, formerly of Sutherland, who passed away Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, at St. Luke Lutheran Home in Spencer. Warner Funeral Home of Sutherland is in charge of arrangements.
Alma Wendt (09/08/12)
Funeral services for Mrs. Alma Wendt, 91, of Spencer, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012, at Bethany Lutheran Church in Spencer. Rev. Len Halvorson will officiate the service. Burial will be at North Lawn Memorial Park in Spencer...
Verle D. Gustoff (09/07/12)
Services for Verle D. Gustoff will be conducted from 1-3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7, 2012, at the VFW Club in Spencer. Verle D. Gustoff, the son of Herman and Jeanetta Gustoff, was born Oct. 16, 1932 in Graettinger, Iowa. Tike served in the United States Army and was stationed at Fort Sill, Okla...
Verle D. Gustoff (09/06/12)
Services for Verle D. Gustoff will be conducted from 1-3 p.m. at the VFW Club in Spencer. Verle D. Gustoff, the son of Herman and Jeanetta Gustoff, was born Oct. 16, 1932 in Graettinger, Iowa. Tike served in the United States Army and was stationed at Fort Sill, Okla...
James LeClair (09/04/12)
Funeral services for Mr. James LeClair, 65, of LeMars, formerly of Spencer, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Spencer. Rev. William Schrieber will officiate the service. Burial will be at North Lawn Cemetery in Spencer...
Lee Milton Ebel (09/04/12)
Lee Milton Ebel, 72, was born Nov. 1, 1939, in Primghar, Ia. to Milton W. and Eunice L. Ebel and passed away quietly in his sleep Aug. 29, 2012, at his home in rural Toledo. Lee's wish was to be cremated and the family will be having a private memorial service at a later date. Condolences may be sent to the family at 2211 M Ave. Toledo, IA, 52342. Online condolences may be left at www.fullertonfh.com...