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Obituaries from December 2012

Dorothy J. Rouse (12/27/12)
Services for Dorothy J. Rouse were conducted Monday, Dec. 24, 2012, at United Methodist Church in Ruthven. Rev. Roger Maize officiated the service. Interment took place at Crown Hill Cemetery in Ruthven. Dorothy Jeanette Rouse, daughter of Leo G. and Naomi Emily (Johnson) Rehm, was born Jan. ...
Justin 'Victor' Jochims (12/27/12)
Funeral services for Mr. Justin Jochims, 72, of Centerville, Iowa, will be conducted at a later date. Mr. Jochims passed away Friday, December 14, 2012, at the Centerville Nursing & Rehab Center in Centerville. Justin Victor Jochims, the son of Albert and Georgia (Woodley) Jochims, was born on April 14, 1940. His grandfather's name was Justin, so the family called him by his middle name, "Victor." He graduated from Spencer Community High School...
Jeannette Bernice Baardson Christensen (12/27/12)
Jeannette Bernice Baardson Christensen, daughter of Johan Nils and Brita (Klubbin Simonson), was born on a farm east of Humboldt. She passed away Dec. 21, 2012, at the age of 86. Jeannette graduated from Humboldt High School in 1943. She attended Electronics Institute in Omaha and worked in civil service through the Navy Department during World War II...
Donald Rosacker (12/22/12)
Funeral services for Mr. Donald Rosacker, 80, of Spencer, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 24, 2012, Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Spencer. Rev. William Schreiber will officiate the service. Visitation will take place, starting at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Warner Funeral Home with family present from 5-8 p.m...
Kathleen Detrick (12/22/12)
Funeral Mass for Kathleen Detrick will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, at St. Cecelia Catholic Church in Algona with Rev. Edward Girres officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Kathleen Louise Detrick was born Feb. 15, 1930, in Algona, Iowa, the daughter of Eugene and Helen (Froehlich) Huber. She grew up in Algona, where she attended school and in 1947 graduated from St. Cecelia's Academy. After her schooling she worked at Northwestern Bell...
Colleen Fay Luedke (12/21/12)
Services for Colleen Fay Luedke, 80, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Spencer. Rev. William Schreiber will officiate the service. Interment will be conducted at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer...
Jason Allan Brock (12/21/12)
Jason "Beafy" Allan Brock, age 36, of Linn Grove, Iowa, and formerly of West Palm Beach, Fla. and son of Dave and Rhonda Brock, died Dec. 17, 2012 at the Spencer Hospital in Spencer. Memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Rembrandt, Iowa...
Joey W. Hatley (12/20/12)
Joey W. Hatley, 58 of Logan, Iowa, passed away Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, at the Mercy Hospital in Council Bluffs. Survivors include his wife, Charlene, of Logan; son, Charlie Hatley and Laralyn McWilliams of Marina Del Ray, Calif.; mother, Bettina Perkins of Anthon, Iowa; sister, Nora Chunn and husband, Glenn of Cyrus, Texas; brother, Blake Perkins and wife, Kelli of Anthon; and mother-in-law, Bonnie Creek of Ruthven...
Theo E. Stephas (12/20/12)
Services for Theo E. Stephas will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at United Methodist Church in Ayrshire. Rev. Roger Maize will officiate the service. Visitation will be Thursday from 4-7 p.m. at the Martin-Mattice Funeral Home in Ruthven...
Marjorie F. Fairchild (12/20/12)
Services for Marjorie F. Fairchild will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, at First United Church in Sioux Rapids. Rev. Curt Batschelet will officiate the service. Interment will take place Lone Tree Cemetery in Sioux Rapids. Marjorie Florence Fairchild, daughter of Barnabas C. ...
Larry Johnson (12/18/12)
Larry Johnson, of Boulder, Colo., formerly of Spencer, Minneapolis, Minn. and Telluride, Colo., passed away on Dec. 13, 2012, in Boulder, Colo. Larry was born on March 7, 1950, to Arnold Monroe "Stub" Johnson and Irene Johnson (Perry). He earned his Bachelors of Science degree in Animal Science from Iowa State University in 1972. ...
Ruth Jensen Schwarck (12/15/12)
Ruth Jensen Schwarck, 90, of the Lakes area, formerly of Spencer, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012. She was born on July 31, 1922, in Sheldon, Iowa, to Julius and Erma Jensen. Ruth attended school in Sheldon, until the family moved to Spencer, where she graduated from Spencer High School. Bill and Ruth were united in marriage on Aug. 26, 1943, in Louisville, Ky. After Bill's return from World War II, they made their home in West Okoboji and Spencer...
LaDoma L. Rierson (12/13/12)
Services for LaDoma L. Rierson will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012, at Zion Lutheran Church in Ruthven. Rev. Tom Summerfield will officiate the service. Visitation will be Friday from 4-7 p.m. at the Martin-Mattice Funeral Home in Ruthven...
Clifford Handy (12/11/12)
Funeral services for Mr. Clifford Handy, 76, of Spencer, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012, at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer. Rev. Chuck Kellogg will officiate the service. Visitation will take place one hour prior to the service at Warner Funeral Home...
Barbara Geerdes (12/07/12)
Funeral services for Mrs. Barbara Geerdes, 60, of Spencer, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, at First English Lutheran Church in Spencer. Rev. Paul Kaldahl will officiate the service. Burial will be at Lone Tree Cemetery in Everly. Mrs. Geerdes passed away Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, at St. Luke Lutheran Home in Spencer...
Paulette Braam (12/06/12)
Mrs. Paulette Braam, 59, of Orange City, passed away on Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, at the Heritage House Nursing Home in Orange City. There will be a funeral service at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 7, at the Calvary Christian Reformed Church in Orange City. The Rev. Aldon Kuiper will officiate...
Robert Theesfeld (12/04/12)
Funeral services for Mr. Robert Theesfeld, 63, of Spencer, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, at Living Word Church in Spencer. Rev. Al Dean will officiate the service. Visitation will take place beginning at 3 p.m. today, with family present from 5-8 p.m., at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Orpha Madeline Kriens (12/04/12)
Funeral services for Orpha Madeline Kriens will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Deb Mechler will officiate the service. Interment will be conducted at Pleasant View Cemetery in Hartley. Rita and Jack would like to invite everyone to the Spencer Golf and Country Club following the Service for a time of fellowship and luncheon...
Walter George Goeken (12/04/12)
Funeral services for Walter George Goeken, 88, of Everly, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, at Hope Lutheran Church in Everly. Rev. Dan Taylor will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. today, with the family present from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home in Everly...
Raymond F. Foxhoven (12/04/12)
Raymond F. Foxhoven, 73, of Las Vegas, Nevada, passed away Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, at his home with his family by his side. Born March 11, 1939, in Crofton, Neb., the son of John and Mary. After years of health issues, he lost the battle with COPD. ...
Marjorie Ashcraft (12/04/12)
Funeral services for Mrs. Marjorie Ashcraft, 85, of Manilla, formerly of Peterson, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, at United Methodist Church in Peterson. Rev. Kim Dewey will officiate the service. Visitation will begin after 2 p.m. today with the family present from 5-8 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home in Peterson...
Linda Kae Pierce (12/01/12)
Linda Kae (Nelson) Pierce, 66, of Sun City, Ariz., died Nov. 15, 2012. Funeral services were held in Sun City on Nov. 30, and she will be buried at a later date in Albert City. Linda was born in Iowa City on March 10, 1946, the daughter of Lloyd and Velma (Bishop) Nelson. ...