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Obituaries from October 2007

Norella May Smith (10/31/07)
Norella May Smith, 84, of Lenapah, Okla., passed away Oct. 18, 2007, in Lenapah, where she resided with her nephew and family. Graveside services for Norella will take place at 11 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 3, 2007, at the Dickens Cemetery in Dickens with the family presiding...
Jon B. Parks (10/31/07)
Funeral services for Jon B. Parks, 70, of Papillion, Neb. will take place at 10:30 a.m., Friday, Nov. 2, 2007, at St. Mathews Catholic Church in Bellevue, Neb. Visitation will take place from 1-8 p.m. at Kahler-Dolce Mortuary in Papillion. Wake services will be held at 7 p.m., Thursday, at the mortuary...
Mariana Wetherell (10/31/07)
Funeral services for Mariana Wetherell, 79, of Peterson, will be held at 11 a.m., today, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2007, at First Congregational Church of Peterson. Rev. Charles Hall will officiate the service. Interment will take place at Oakland Cemetery of Peterson...
Phyllis Jean Soppeland (10/30/07)
Phyllis Jean Soppeland nee Duff, 84, of Cuba, Mo., formerly of Spencer, passed away at Cuba Manor on Friday, Oct. 26. A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 1, 2007, at Hutson Funeral Home in Cuba. Rev. Jeff Schanbacher will officiate the service...
Virgil J. Rolfes (10/30/07)
Funeral services for Virgil J. Rolfes, 78, of Lake Park, were held Monday, Oct. 29, 2007, at St. Mary's Catholic Church of Spirit Lake. Interment took place at the Silver Lake Cemetery of Lake Park. Virgil passed away Thursday, Oct. 25, 2007, at Lake Park Care Center...
Gerald ‘Jerry' Naber (10/30/07)
Funeral services for Mr. Jerry Joseph Naber, 53, of Spencer, were held Monday, Oct. 29, 2007, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Spencer. Rev. Ed Murray will officiate the service. Jerry passed away on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2007, at Spencer Hospital. Gerald "Jerry" Joseph Naber, the son of William Joseph and LaBelle K. (Hillman) Naber, was born Oct. 8, 1954, in Emmetsburg. His childhood years were spent in Ayrshire, where he received his education, graduating from Ayrshire Consolidated High School...
Norella M. Smith (10/29/07)
Norella M. Smith passed away on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2007. Norella will be layed to rest with her husband, Chuck, in Dickens. Graveside services for Norella will be held at 11 a.m., on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2007, at the Dickens Cemetery. Norella was born Aug. 22, 1923, in Yakima, Wash., to George and Bessie Framke. She lived most of her adult life in the Ima Ranch, Plymouth and Fiddletown, Calif. areas. She moved to Lenapah, Okla., in 2006 with family members...
Clovis H. Morse (10/27/07)
Funeral services for Clovis H. Morse, 71 of Spencer will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, Oct. 29, 2007 at Sioux Rapids Baptist Church of Sioux Rapids. Rev. James Marshall 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...
Karla Keller (10/27/07)
Memorial services for Karla Keller, 66 of Crystal Lake, Ill., formerly of Everly, will be held at 2 p.m., today, Saturday, Oct. 27, 2007 at Warner Funeral Home of Everly. Rev. Tom Moermond will officiate the service. Visitation will begin one hour prior to the memorial service...
Jerry Naber (10/27/07)
Funeral services for Mr. Jerry Naber, 53 of Spencer will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, Oct. 29, 2007 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Spencer. Rev. Ed Murray will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 3 p.m., Sunday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with family present from 5-8 p.m...
Virgil J. Rolfes (10/27/07)
Funeral services for Virgil J. Rolfes, 78 of Lake Park will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, Oct. 29, 2007 at St. Mary's Catholic Church of Spirit Lake. Interment will take place at the Silver Lake Cemetery of Lake Park. Friends may call at the Turner Funeral Home in Lake Park after 3 p.m., Sunday. Scripture services are set for 7 p.m., followed by a Knights of Columbus Rosary...
Jerry Naber (10/26/07)
Services are pending for Mr. Jerry Naber, 53, of Spencer, who passed away on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2007, at Spencer Hospital. Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.
Clovis H. Morse (10/26/07)
Funeral services for Clovis H. Morse, 71, of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, Oct. 29, 2007, at Sioux Rapids Baptist Church of Sioux Rapids. Rev. James Marshall 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...
Keith A. Ross (10/26/07)
Funeral services for Keith A. Ross, 83, of Spirit Lake, were held Saturday, Oct. 20, 2007, at the United Methodist Church in Spirit Lake. Rev. Deborah Wise officiated the service. Military rites were held by American Legion Post No. 23 and V.F.W. Post No. 4514...
Peggy Jean Frink (10/26/07)
Services for Miss Peggy Jean Frink, 80, of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 27, 2007, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Spencer. Visitation will begin at 4 p.m., Friday with the family present from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home of Spencer...
Herbert James “Jim” Wilson (10/25/07)
Herbert James “Jim” Wilson, 77, of Wahpeton, passed away Saturday, Oct. 20, 2007, at his home. Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m., today, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2007 at Turner Funeral Home. Monsignor Kenneth Seifried will officiate. Interment will be at Logan Park Cemetery in Sioux City at 2:30 p.m., Friday, October 26, 2007...
Clovis H. Morse (10/25/07)
Services are pending for Clovis H. Morse, 71, of Spencer, who passed away Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007, at home in Spencer. Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.
Peggy Jean Frink (10/25/07)
Services for Miss Peggy Jean Frink, 80, of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 23, 2007, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Spencer. Visitation will begin at 4 p.m., Friday with the family present from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home of Spencer...
Eldon “Curly” Lee (10/25/07)
Services for Eldon “Curly” Lee, 83, of Ruthven, will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 27, 2007, at United Methodist Church of Ruthven. Rev. Jim Gochenouer will officiate the service. Interment will take place at Crown Hill Cemetery of Ruthven...
Richard D. and Janet N. Cacek (10/25/07)
Funeral services for Richard D. and Janet N. Cacek will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, Oct. 26, 2007, at United Methodist Church of Ruthven. Rev. Jim Gochenouer will officiate the service. Visitation for Dick and Jan Cacek will be today after 2 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in Ruthven...
Orville L. Carlson (10/24/07)
Services for Orville L. Carlson, 92, of Spirit Lake, will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 25, 2007, at United Methodist Church of Spirit Lake. Rev. Kay Hooper will officiate the service. Interment will take place at Memory Gardens in Spirit Lake...
Barbara J. Umscheid-Lawrence (10/24/07)
Funeral services for Mrs. Barbara J. Umscheid-Lawrence, 69, of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2007, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Tonna Parsons will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 12 p.m. today, with the family present from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home...
Barbara j. Umscheid-Lawrence (10/23/07)
Funeral services for Mrs. Barbara J. Umscheid-Lawrence, 69, of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2007, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Tonna Parsons will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 12 p.m. today, with the family present from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home...
Karla Keller (10/23/07)
Memorial services for Karla Keller, 66, of Crystal Lake, Ill., formerly of Everly, will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 27, 2007, at Warner Funeral Home of Everly. Rev. Tom Moermond is in charge of arrangements. Visitation will begin one hour prior to the memorial service...
Gladys Carrol Brinkley (10/23/07)
Funeral services for Gladys Brinkley, 89, were held Friday, Oct. 19, 2007, at Union Memorial Church of Milford. Rev. Galen Rozeboom officiated the service. Interment took place at Dickens Cemetery. Gladys Carrol Brinkley was born July 23, 1918, in Dickens, the daughter of William and Isabelle (O’Clair) Stukey. She was raised and educated in Dickens, where she was active in basketball, drama and other high school activities...
Earl “Bud” Edward Nielsen (10/23/07)
Mr. Earl “Bud” Edward Nielsen, 80, of Ruthven passed away Thursday, Oct. 18, 2007, at the Veteran’s Administration Hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D. Services were held Monday, Oct. 22, 2007, at Warner Chapel in Spenecr. Rev. Steven Ellerbusch officiated the services...
Nadine Burgeson (10/20/07)
Funeral services for Nadine Burgeson, 81, of Spencer, will be held today, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2007, at United Methodist Church in Peterson. Rev. Roger Maize will officiate the 10:30 a.m. service. Burial will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday in Lake View Cemetery in Spirit Lake...
Clayton Hill (10/20/07)
Funeral services for Mr. Clayton Hill, 86 of Sutherland will be held at 10:30 a.m., today (Saturday, Oct. 20, 2007), at United Methodist Church of Sutherland. Rev. Jud Stover will officiate the service. Interment will take place at Waterman Cemetery of Sutherland...
Earl "Bud" Nielsen (10/20/07)
Funeral services are pending for Earl "Bud" Nielsen, 80, of Ruthven. Mr. Nielsen passed away Thursday, Oct. 18, 2007, at the Veteran's Administration Hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D. Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.
Clayton Hill (10/19/07)
Funeral services for Mr. Clayton Hill, 86, of Sutherland, will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 20, 2007, at United Methodist Church of Sutherland. Rev. Jud Stover will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 3 p.m. today, with the family present from 6-8 p.m. at Warner Funeral Home in Sutherland...
Marjorie Marie Hale (10/19/07)
Funeral services for Mrs. Marjorie Marie Hale, 77, of Spencer, took place Thursday, Oct. 18, 2007, at Grace United Methodist Church of Spencer. Rev. Chuck Kellogg officiated the service. Interment took place at the Riverside Cemetery of Spencer. Marjorie passed away Monday, Oct. 15, 2007, at Longhouse Residence of Spencer...
Judy J. Bell (10/19/07)
Judy J. Bell, 69, of Spencer, formally of Sioux City, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2007, unexpectedly at her home. A funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 20, 2007, at Meyer Brothers Morningside Chapel with Rev. Matt Conover from the St. James United Methodist Church officiating...
Nadine Burgeson (10/18/07)
Funeral services for Nadine Burgeson, 81, of Spencer, will be held Saturday, Oct. 20, 2007, at United Methodist Church in Peterson. Rev. Roger Maize will officiate the 10:30 a.m. service. Burial will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday in Lake View Cemetery in Spirit Lake...
Marjorie Hale (10/16/07)
Funeral services for Mrs. Marjorie Hale, 77, of Spencer, will take place at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 18, 2007, at Grace United Methodist Church of Spencer. Rev. Chuck Kellogg will officiate the service. Visitation will begin after 1 p.m., Wednesday with the family present from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home...
Evelyn R. Merchant (10/16/07)
Evelyn Mills Merchant, 94, a resident of the Woodlands, at Meth-Wick Manor, Cedar Rapids, passed away Saturday, Oct. 13, 2007. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2007, at Murdoch-Linwood Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cedar Rapids, by the Rev. Dr. Frank Seydel...
William "Bill" McGrath Slawson Jr. (10/12/07)
William "Bill" McGrath Slawson Jr., longtime resident of Spencer, died on October 8, 2007 at home. Born in Long Beach, California on Jan. 28, 1945 to William McGrath Slawson and Evelyn Elsie Hagedorn, Bill moved to Everly with his family in 1952. He graduated from Everly High School in 1962 and entered the Air Force, where he spent four years as a radio operator, including one year in Germany. ...
Patricia Ann Schomaker (10/12/07)
Patricia Ann Schomaker, 67, of Bloomfield, Neb., passed away on Oct. 8, 2007, at her home. Cremation has taken place and a graveside service will be held in Milford, on June 2, 2008. Patricia Ann Schomaker, daughter of Leonard and Nellie Borchard, was born March 16, 1940, at Spencer Municipal Hospital. ...
Elizabeth "Betsy" Howe Gregory (10/12/07)
Memorial services for Elizabeth "Betsy" Howe Gregory of Lansing, Kansas, will be held at 11 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 13, 2007, in Leavenworth, Kansas. Family graveside services will be held in Spencer at 1:30 p.m., on Monday, Oct.15, 2007, at Riverside Cemetery. Rev. Wendy Van Tassell of the First Congregational Church of Spencer will officiate...
Terrance John McCall (10/12/07)
Terrance John McCall 59, of Iowa City, passed away Sunday, Oct. 7, 2007, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, of a sudden illness. A gathering of friends and family will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, 2007, at Gay & Ciha Funeral and Cremation Service in Iowa City. ...
Lois Leget (10/11/07)
Lois Leget, 96, of Cameron, Mo. passed away on Monday, Oct. 8, 2007, at the Cameron Regional Medical Center in Cameron where she had been a patient for the past two days. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 12, 2007, at the Whitaker-Eads Funeral Home in Trenton. ...
William "Bill" McGrath Slawson Jr. (10/11/07)
William "Bill" McGrath Slawson Jr., 62, a longtime resident of Spencer, passed away on Oct. 8, 2007, at home. Funeral services for Bill will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, Oct. 12, 2007, at First English Lutheran Church of Spencer. Rev. Paul Kaldahl will officiate the service...
Ruth G. Johnson (10/11/07)
Ruth G. Johnson, 90, of Storm Lake, and formerly of Schaller, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2007, at the Methodist Manor Retirement Community in Storm Lake. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., today, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2007, at Grace Lutheran Church in Storm Lake. Burial will be in the Schaller Cemetery...
Velma Mullins (10/10/07)
Funeral services for Velma Mullins, 88, of Hartley, who passed away on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2007, at the Community Memorial Health Center Mann Wing in Hartley, will be held at 2 p.m., today, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2007, at the United Methodist Church in Hartley...
Elizabeth Sanders (10/09/07)
Graveside services for Mrs. Elizabeth Sanders, 89, of Spencer, were held Monday, Oct. 8, 2007, at Northlawn Memorial Park Cemetery of Spencer. Rev. Thomas Van Tassell officiated. Elizabeth passed away Friday, Oct. 5, 2007, at Spencer Hospital. She resided at Northshire Assisted Living Center in Spencer for the past six years. She was born in Morgantown, W.V. ...
Velma Mullins (10/09/07)
Funeral services for Velma Mullins, 88, of Hartley, who passed away on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2007, at the Community Memorial Health Center Mann Wing in Hartley, will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2007, at the United Methodist Church in Hartley...
Linda Nicholas (10/09/07)
Linda Lee Nicholas, 67, passed away Thursday, Oct. 4, 2007, at Mercy Hospice. Her remains have been cremated and memorial services are planned for 3 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 27, 2007, at Caldwell Raddatz Funeral Chapel with visitation one hour prior to the service...
Kenneth E. Lunsman (10/09/07)
Kenneth E. Lunsman, 64, of rural West Burlington, passed away Friday, Oct. 5, 2007, at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City. The funeral for Kenneth will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, October 10, 2007, at Lunning Chapel. Kenneth's niece, Lay Pastor Kimberly Louwagie, will officiate. Interment will be in Aspen Grove Cemetery. The Burlington Area Veterans Honor Guard will conduct Military Rites...
Elizabeth Sanders (10/06/07)
Services are pending for Mrs. Elizabeth Sanders, 89 of Spencer, who passed away Friday, Oct. 5, 2007 at Spencer Hospital. Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.
James Elmer Farquhar (10/03/07)
James Elmer Farquhar, 60, of Boca Raton, Fla., passed away on Sunday, Sept. 30. Visitation and funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, Oct. 5, 2007, at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 3999 W. Dixie Highway, Oakland Park, Fla. James is a native of Iowa. He graduated from Sutherland High School in 1965, and moved to South Florida in 1979. He was a diesel mechanic for over 40 years...
Roger Zahrt (10/02/07)
Funeral services will be held, today, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2007, at 1:30 pm at Stavanger Lutheran Church in Garden City. Rev. Earl Korhonen will officiate. Roger Zahrt will be buried at Radcliffe Cemetery in Radcliffe. Relatives and friends are invited to join for lunch and fellowship in the Garden City Community Building following the committal service at the cemetery...
Ruth Keiser (10/02/07)
Funeral services for Mrs. Ruth Keiser, 102, of Spencer, was held Monday, Oct. 1, 2007, at Warner Chapel of Spencer. Revs. Tom and Wendy Van Tassell officiated the service. Interment took place at North Lawn Memorial Park of Spencer. Ruth passed away Friday, Sept. 28 at St. Luke Lutheran Home of Spencer...
Mary E. Faulstich (10/02/07)
Services for Mary E. Faulstich, 75, will take place at 11 a.m., today, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2007, at Zion Lutheran Church of Ruthven. Revs. Paul Kaldahl and William Smith will officiate the service. Interment will take place at East Lawn Cemetery in Algona...
Reinhold A. Anderson (10/02/07)
Funeral services for Reinhold A. Anderson, 85, will take place at 1 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 4, 2007, at Zion Lutheran Church of Ruthven. Rev. Dennis Meyer will officiate the service. Visitation will take place beginning at 11:30 a.m. until the time of the service at Zion Lutheran Church...