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Obituaries from April 2008

Leona Cowen (04/30/08)
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. today, Wednesday, April 30, 2008, at the First Lutheran Church in Alexandria, Minn., for Leona Cowen, 89, of Alexandria, Minn., and formerly of Sioux Rapids. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 1, at the Lone Tree Cemetery in Sioux Rapids...
Martha Walton (04/26/08)
Martha Walton, 87, of Spencer, passed away Thursday, April 24, 2008, at Northshire Residence in Spencer. Private funeral services will be held Monday, April 28, 2008, with burial in North Lawn Memorial Park, Spencer. Martha Marie Walton, the daughter of Chris and Christina (Larson) Anderson, was born Oct. 8, 1920, on a farm west of Royal. She attended Trimello School near Royal and later graduated as valedictorian from Royal High School in 1938...
Clare Triplett (04/26/08)
Clare Triplett, 77, of Sutherland, passed away Wednesday, April 23, 2008, at the Sutherland Care Center. Funeral services will be held today, Saturday, April 26, 2008, at the United Methodist Church in Sutherland. Rev. Jud Stover will officiate the 1:30 p.m. service...
Martha Walton (04/25/08)
Private funeral services for Martha Walton, 87, of Spencer, will be held Monday, April 28, 2008, with burial in North Lawn Memorial Park, Spencer. She passed away on Thursday, April 24, 2008, at Northshire Residence in Spencer. The Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements...
Clare Triplett (04/25/08)
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 26, 2008, at the United Methodist Church of Sutherland for Clare Triplet, 77, of Sutherland. He passed away Wednesday, April 23, 2008, at the Sutherland Care Center. Visitation will be at 2 p.m. Friday, April 25 at Warner Funeral Home in Sutherland. The family will be present from 6 - 7:30 p.m. Friday evening...
Dr. Donald Conlon (04/25/08)
Dr. Donald Conlon, 74, of Iowa City, formerly of Spencer, passed away Monday, April 21, 2008, at home. A memorial mass will be held Saturday, April 26, 2008, at the Newman Catholic Student Center. The Rev. Ed Fitzpatrick will officiate the 10:30 a.m. service...
Kathy C. Colwell (04/24/08)
Kathy C. Colwell, 53, of Council Bluffs, passed away April 21, 2008, at Mercy Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, April 25, 2008, at Cutler-O'Neill-Meyer-Woodring Funeral Home. Rev. Dr. Eberhard A. Hering will officiate. Inurnment will take place at Cedar Lawn Cemetery...
Rick Kaiser (04/24/08)
Funeral services for Rick Kaiser, 51, of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, April 25, 2008, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Spencer. Rev. Brent Lingle will officiate. Visitation will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Spencer from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday with a prayer service at 6 p.m. Visitation will continue at the church on Friday one hour prior to the service...
Bonnie Jean Stoermer (04/23/08)
Services for Mrs. Bonnie Jean Stoermer, 83, of Dickens, were held Tuesday, April 22, 2008, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Julie McCullough officiated the service. Interment took place at Garfield Cemetery in Webb. Bonnie passed away Friday, April 18, 2008, at Spencer Hospital...
Jessie Kruse (04/23/08)
Funeral services for Jessie Kruse, 96, of Spencer, will be held at 11 a.m., today, Wednesday, April 23, 2008, at First English Lutheran Church of Spencer. Rev. Paul Kaldahl will officiate the service. Visitation will begin one hour prior to the funeral service...
Rick Kaiser (04/23/08)
Funeral services for Rick Kaiser, 51, of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, April 25, 2008, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Spencer. Fr. Brent Lingle will officiate. Visitation will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Spencer from 3-7 p.m. on Thursday with a prayer service at 6 p.m. Visitation will continue at the church on Friday one hour prior to the service...
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Merle Duane Stulen (04/22/08)
Merle Duane Stulen, 73, passed away in his Parker, Ariz. home on April 13, 2008. Merle Stulen was born in Dickens and has several relatives and friends in the area. Merle and Sharon were married in 1955 at "Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church" in San y Sidro, Calif. Merle was affectionately called "Fafa" by his family and closest friends; he served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War...
Robert L. Roland (04/22/08)
Robert L. Roland, 75, passed away April 14, 2008, in Tyler, Texas. Robert L. Roland of Spiro, Oklahoma, was born Sept. 21, 1932, in Dickens, to George Glendon and Violet Roland. He was a member of the Spiro Methodist Church and an Army veteran, a member of the V.F.W. Post No. 4884 of Spiro, the D.A.V., American Legion No. 222 and the Fraternal Order of Eagles No. 3860...
Robert Clark (04/22/08)
Services for Robert Clark, 86, of Mesa, Ariz., formerly of Wallingford and Spencer, were held at St. Paul Lutheran Church of Emmetsburg on Monday, April 21, 2008. Rev. Dennis Augland officiated the service. Military services were conducted by American Legion - Glen Pederson Post No. 1, and VFW Clay County Post No. 3159...
Marie Wood (04/22/08)
Services for Mrs. Marie Wood, 88, of Spencer, were held Monday, April 21, 2008, at Grace United Methodist Church of Spencer. Rev. Paul Hansen officiated the service. Interment took place at Riverside Cemtery of Spencer. Marie passed away at Northshire Residence on April 18, 2008, at Northshire Residence in Spencer...
Jessie Kruse (04/22/08)
Funeral services for Jessie Kruse, 96, of Spencer, will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, April 23, 2008, at First English Lutheran Church of Spencer. Rev. Paul Kaldahl will officiate the service. Visitation will begin one hour prior to the funeral service...
Rick Kaiser (04/22/08)
Funeral services are pending for Rick Kaiser, 51, of Spencer, who passed away on Sunday, April 20, 2008, at Methodist Hopsital in Rochester, Minn. Hansen Funeral Home of Lakefield, Minn. is in charge of arrangements.
Gertie Dumond (04/19/08)
Funeral services for Mrs. Gertie Dumond, 85, of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m., today, Sat-urday, April 19, 2008, at Hope Reformed Church in Spencer. Rev. Russell Muilenburg will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Friday with the family present 6-8 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home...
Marie Wood (04/19/08)
Services are pending for Mrs. Marie Wood, 88, of Spencer, who passed away Friday, April 18, 2008, at Northshire Residence in Spencer. Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.
Bonnie Jean Stoermer (04/19/08)
Services are pending for Mrs. Bonnie Jean Stoermer, 83, of Dickens, who passed away Friday, April 18, 2008, at Spencer Hospital. Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.
Joan Trostheim (04/18/08)
Funeral services for Mrs. Joan Trostheim, 66, of Spencer, will be held at 1:30 p.m., today, Friday, April 18, 2008, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Scott Meier will officiate the service. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at Warner Chapel in Spencer...
Rosa Mae Vann Richardson (04/18/08)
Rosa Mae Vann Rich-ardson, 72, passed away Tuesday, April 15, 2008, at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Saturday, April 19, 2008, at Evergreen Freewill Baptist Church with the Rev. Richard Huggins, Rev. Jimmy Floyd, and Rev. Rickey Evans officiating...
George W. Krohn (04/18/08)
George W. Krohn, 92, of Storm Lake, formerly of the Webb and Sioux Rapids area, passed away Tuesday, April 15, 2008, at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake. Funeral services for Mr. Krohn will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, April 19, 2008, at the United Methodist Church in Storm Lake...
Gertie Dumond (04/18/08)
Funeral services for Mrs. Gertie Dumond, 85, of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, April 19, 2008, at Hope Reformed Church in Spencer. Rev. Russell Muilenburg will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Friday with the family present 6-8 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home...
Joan Trostheim (04/17/08)
Funeral services for Mrs. Joan Trostheim, 66, of Spencer, will be held at 1:30 p.m., Friday, April 18, 2008, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Scott Meier will officiate the service. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at Warner Chapel in Spencer...
Gertie Dumond (04/17/08)
Services are pending for Mrs. Gertie Dumond, 85, of Spencer, who passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2008, at St. Luke Lutheran Home of Spencer. Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.
Robert Clark (04/17/08)
Services are pending for Robert Clark, 86, of Mesa, Ariz., formerly of Wallingford and Spencer, who passed away Tuesday, April 15, 2008, at Banner Hospice in Mesa. Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.
Shannon Boyles (04/16/08)
Funeral services for Mr. Shannon Boyles, 60, of Spencer, formerly of Everly, will be held at 10:30 a.m., today, Wednesday, April 16, 2008, at Hope Lutheran Church of Everly. Rev. Lauren Ley will officiate the service. Interment will take place at Lone Tree Cemetery in Everly...
Casey Curry (04/16/08)
Graveside services for Mr. Casey Curry, 57, of Lake Park, will be held at 11 a.m., today, Wednesday, April 16, 2008, at Dickens Cemetery in Dickens. Rev. Paul Hansen will officiate the service. There will be no visitation. Interment will take place at Dickens Cemetery...
Mary (Van Ommen) Walters (04/15/08)
Memorial services for Mary (Van Ommen) Walters, 58, of Holland, will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, April 15, 2008, at the Mulder Chapel in Dykstra Life Story Funeral Homes. Visitation is scheduled for 1 p.m. today until the time of the service. Mary passed away Friday, April 11, 2008, at Holland Hospital...
Albert Johnson (04/15/08)
Graveside services for Mr. Albert Johnson, 87, of Spencer, were held Monday, April 14, 2008, at North Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery of Spencer. Interment took place at North Lawn Memorial Park in Spencer. Albert passed away Friday, April 11, 2008, at Spencer Hospital...
Verlene Mabel Mori (04/15/08)
Funeral services for Verlene Mabel Mori, 94, was held Monday, April 14, 2008, at Trinity United Church of Christ in Hartley. Rev. Jeffrey Filkins officiated the service. Interment took place at Pleansant View Cemetery of Hartley. Verlene passed away at the Community Memorial Health Center in Hartley on April 11, 2008...
Mason Dible (04/15/08)
Services for Mason Dible, 18, were held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, April 14, 2008, at Immanuel Lutheran Church of Spirit Lake. Rev. Phill Andreasen officiated the service. Interment took place at Spirit Lake Memorial Gardens. Mason passed away on April 10, 2008, at the Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D...
Casey Curry (04/15/08)
Graveside services for Mr. Casey Curry, 57, of Lake Park, will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, April 16, 2008, at Dickens Cemetery in Dickens. Rev. Paul Hansen will officiate the service. There will be no visitation. Interment will take place at Dickens Cemetery...
Shannon Boyles (04/15/08)
Funeral services for Mr. Shannon Boyles, 60, of Spencer, formerly of Everly, will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, April 16, 2008, at Hope Lutheran Church of Everly. Rev. Lauren Ley will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. today with the family present from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home in Everly...
Albert Johnson (04/12/08)
Graveside services for Mr. Albert Johnson, 87, of Spencer, will be held at 1:30 p.m., Monday, April 14, 2008, at North Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery of Spencer. No visitation is planned. Interment will take place at North Lawn Memorial Park in Spencer...
Carlee Lambert (04/11/08)
Funeral services for Carlee Lambert, infant daughter of Eddie and Angela Lambert, will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, April 14, 2008, at DaySpring Assembly of God Church in Spencer. Revs. Bob and Barb Van Wyk will officiate the service. Visitation will be one hour prior to the funeral...
Ruth Binkard (04/09/08)
Ruth Binkard, 94, of Britt, passed away Thursday, April 3, 2008, at the Hancock County Memorial Hospital in Britt. Burial was in Evergreen Cemetery. Ellen Ruth Binkard, the daughter of Benjamin Alfred and Crescy Ellen (Downing)Ball, was born Feb. 7, 1914, on a farm near Collins. ...
Eldon Biekert (04/09/08)
Memorial services for Mr. Eldon Biekert, 78, of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, April 9, 2008, at Warner Chapel of Spencer. Rev. Brad Wallace will officiate the service. Visitation will begin after 1 p.m., Tuesday with the family present from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home...
Eldon Biekert (04/08/08)
Memorial services for Mr. Eldon Biekert, 78, of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, April 9, 2008, at Warner Chapel of Spencer. Rev. Brad Wallace will officiate the service. Visitation will begin after 1 p.m., Tuesday with the family present from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home...
Leo James Mushitz (04/05/08)
Leo James Mushitz, 89, passed away Monday, April 1, 2008, at Platte Community Hospital, Platte. Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m., today, Saturday, April 5, 2008, at St. Ann's Catholic Church, Geddes with burial following in St. Ann's Catholic Cemetery, Geddes, S.D...
Byron Bryant (04/05/08)
Funeral services for Mr. Byron Bryant, 67, of Cookeville, Tenn., will be held at 1 p.m., Monday, April 7, 2008, at Cookeville Church of the Nazarene with Rev. Kevin Thomas officiating. Interment will follow in Crest Lawn Cemetery. Byron passed away Thursday, April 3, 2008, at Raintree Manor in McMinnville, Tenn...
Elgar Erichsen (04/05/08)
Funeral services for Elgar Erichsen, 89, of Sutherland, will be held Monday, April 7, 2008, at the United Methodist Church in Sutherland. Rev. Jud Stover will officiate the 1:30 p.m. service. Burial will be at 12:15 p.m. Monday, prior to the funeral service, at Waterman Cemetery in Sutherland...
Clara Hagedorn (04/04/08)
Funeral services for Mrs. Clara Hagedorn, 93, of Royal, will be held today at 10:30 a.m., Friday, April 4, 2008, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church of Royal. Rev. Deb Mechler will officiate the service. There will be no visitation. Interment will take place at Willow Creek Cemetery in Royal...
Elgar Erichsen (04/04/08)
Funeral services for Elgar Erichsen, 89, of Sutherland, will be held Monday, April 7, 2008, at the United Methodist Church in Sutherland. Rev. Jud Stover will officiate the 1:30 p.m. service. Burial will be at 12:15 p.m. Monday, prior to the funeral service, at Waterman Cemetery in Sutherland. Mr. Erichsen passed away Wednesday, April 2, 2008, at his residence in Sutherland...
Otis Milton Pieratt (04/03/08)
Services for Otis Milton Pieratt, 98, will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, April 5, 2008, at Martin-Mattice Funeral Home of Emmetsburg. Gwenna Appel will officiate the service. Visitation will be Friday from 6-8 p.m. at the Martin-Mattice Funeral Home in Emmetsburg...
Mable Nehring (04/03/08)
Mable Nehring, 87, of Storm Lake, passed away Monday March 31, 2008, at the Methodist Manor in Storm Lake following a lengthy illness. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday April 4, 2008, at the United Methodist Church in Storm Lake. Rev. Jamie Cutler will officiate...
Darius L. Malm (04/03/08)
Funeral services for Darius L. Malm, 81 will take place at 10:30 a.m., Friday, April 4, 2008, at First United Methodist Church of Emmetsburg. Rev. David Morris will officiate the service. Interment will take place at Crown Hill Cemetery in Ruthven. Duke passed away Monday, March 31, 2008, at Mercy Medical Center...
Clara Hagedorn (04/03/08)
Funeral services for Mrs. Clara Hagedorn, 93, of Royal, will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, April 4, 2008, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church of Royal. Rev. Deb Mechler will officiate the service. There will be no visitation. Interment will take place at Willow Creek Cemetery in Royal...
Elgar Erichsen (04/03/08)
Funeral services are pending for Elgar Erichsen, 89, of Sutherland. Mr. Erichsen passed away Wednesday, April 2, 2008, at his residence in Sutherland. Warner Funeral Home of Sutherland is in charge of the arrangements.
James R. Davis Sr. (04/03/08)
James R. "Jim" Davis Sr., 81, of Alta, passed away March 30, 2008, at the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., today, Thursday, April 3, 2008, at the St. Paul Lutheran Church of Alta. Rev. Craig Cummins will officiate...
Clara Hagedorn (04/02/08)
Services are pending for Mrs. Clara Hagedorn, 93, of Spencer, formerly of Royal, who passed away Monday, March 31, 2008, at Longhouse Residence of Spencer. Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.
Valerie Lea Thoreson (04/02/08)
Funeral services for Valerie Lea Thoreson, 45, will be held at 1:30 p.m., Thursday, April 3, 2008, at Zion Lutheran Church in Ruthven. Rev. Luther Thoresen will officiate the service. Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m., today at the Martin-Mattice Funeral Home in Ruthven...
Margaret Nadine Christiansen (04/02/08)
Funeral services for Margaret Nadine Christiansen will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, April 5 at the United Methodist Church in Ruthven. Visitation will be Saturday from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. at the Martin-Mattice Funeral Home in Ruthven. Margaret passed away Saturday, March 29, 2008, at the Woodbury Health Care Center in Woodbury, Minn...
Hazel M. Gosch (04/01/08)
Hazel M. Gosch, 91, of Spirit Lake, passed away Saturday, March 29, 2008, at Lakes Regional Healthcare in Spirit Lake. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, April 2, 2008, at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Spirit Lake. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the funeral service at the church. Burial will be at the Milford Cemetery...
Evelyn Belle Borg (04/01/08)
Evelyn Belle Borg was born May 19, 1917, the daughter of Ernest and Carrie Marion (McCarty)Cooper. Evelyn, 90, passed away Tuesday, March 11, 2008, at the Spencer Hospital in Spencer. Evelyn was born in Adams County, and received her education in Corning. ...
Alberta Juanita Beck (04/01/08)
Funeral services for Alberta Juanita Beck, 86, of Okoboji, formerly of Royal, took place Monday, March 31, 2008, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Thomas Van Tassell officiated the service. Interment took place at North Lawn Memorial Park in Spencer...
Thomas Elmore Ball (04/01/08)
Thomas Elmore Ball, 64, of Sutherland, formerly of Linn Grove, will be held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, April 1, 2008, at the Church of Christ in Sutherland. Rev. Don Gordon will officiate the service. Interment will take place at Barnes Township Cemetery in Linn Grove...