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Obituaries from October 2009

Jerry (Page) Wolford (10/31/09)
Gerald J. Wolford was born Feb. 2, 1945, in Portland, Ore. Two years later he moved with his family to Spencer, where he grew up. Known to family and friends as Jerry, he was an entertainer and music industry professional throughout his adult life. He was known as Jerry Page in his early professional career and was inducted into the Iowa RockNRoll Music Association Hall of Fame with his band, Jerry Page and the Radicals, in 1999...
Elsie Kischer (10/27/09)
Elsie Kischer, 98, of Spencer, and formerly of Albert City, died Oct. 23, 2009, at Longhouse Residence Nursing Home in Spencer. Funeral services were Monday, Oct. 26, at Bethany Lutheran Church in Spencer. Burial will be in the Fairfield Township Cemetery in Albert City. The Sliefert Funeral Home in Albert City is in charge of the arrangements...
William Lawrence Harries (10/23/09)
Mr. William "Bill" Lawrence Harries, 86, of Salisbury, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2009, at Rowan Regional Medical Center. Mr. Harries was born Dec. 27, 1922, the son of the late Alvenia Sievers Harries and the late Henry Harries in Mason City, Ill. ...
Roger Wayne Miller (10/23/09)
Celebration of Life services for Mr. Roger Wayne Miller, 73, of Fostoria, were held from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22, at United Methodist Church in Fostoria. Rev. Paul Hansen officiated the service. Inurnment will take place at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 23, in Garfield Cemetery in Webb...
Adrea Oma (Rorah) Nuti (10/23/09)
Adrea was born in Spencer Feb. 25, 1939, the eldest daughter of Homer Elmer and Elsie Fern (Howard) Rorah. She passed away in Redmond, Ore., on Oct. 16, 2009, from complications of COPD and asthma. Adrea was raised in Spencer, then moved to the San Francisco area in her early twenties. ...
Georgene Guthrie (10/22/09)
Georgene Elizabeth Guthrie was born May 27, 1930 at Milford, Ia., to George and Bernadine (Schemmel) Wintz. She passed away Oct. 16, 2009 at the Milford Nursing Center at the age of 79. Born as the fourth of eleven children, Georgene lived her entire life in Milford except for a few years in Glenwood, Minn. ...
Sharon Roland (10/22/09)
Sharon Roland, 68, passed away Thursday, Oct. 15, 2009, at the Spencer Hospital in Spencer. Funeral services were held Monday, Oct. 19, at Martin-Mattice Funeral Home in Ruthven. Rev. Roger Maize officiated the 11 a.m. service. Burial was in Crown Hill Cemetery in Ruthven...
Gerald "Jay" Louis Huss (10/20/09)
Gerald "Jay" Louis Huss passed away peacefully on Friday Oct. 16, 2009, at his home in Marshalltown, Ia. His wife and three children were at his bedside. Jerry was under the care of Iowa River Hospice and had been battling cancer for nine years. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. ...
Kenneth L. Peterson (10/20/09)
Kenneth L. Peterson was born Jan. 21, 1915, at the family farm in Douglas Township, Clay County, Linn Grove, Iowa. He was the son of Christian C. Peterson and Jennie C. Bengston Peterson. Kenneth was united in marriage to Mildred Klatt of Peterson on May 25, 1938. ...
Ray Pullen (10/17/09)
Ray Pullen, 84, Miami, Fla. resident, formerly of Tucson, passed away on Oct. 13, 2009. Born and raised in Spencer, Ia., Ray graduated from Spencer High School and proudly served his country in the United States Air Force. Upon his honorable discharge, Ray began his career in the auto parts industry with Merrill Company, where he remained until his retirement...
Marie E. Woodrich (10/17/09)
Marie E. Woodrich, 96, of Spencer, Ia., and formerly of Waverly, Ia., died on Thursday, Oct. 15, 2009, at the St. Luke Lutheran Home in Spencer. Marie was born on March 28, 1913, in Scotland, S.D., the daughter of Rev. George and Marie (Raab) Zink. Marie attended school in Scotland and graduated from Scotland High School. ...
Jane Schumann (10/15/09)
Jane Schumann, 69, of Spencer, passed away Sunday, Oct. 11, 2009, at the Spencer Hospital. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Spencer. Rev. Cecil Friedmann will officiate. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery in Spencer...
Ray D. Pullen (10/14/09)
Services are pending for Mr. Ray D. Pullen, 84, of Tuscon, Ariz., formerly of Spencer and Marshalltown, who passed away Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2009. Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.
Jane Schumann (10/14/09)
Jane Schumann, 69, of Spencer, passed away Sunday, Oct. 11, 2009, at the Spencer Hospital. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Spencer. Rev. Cecil Friedmann will officiate. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery in Spencer...
Jan Laurie (Fliss) Erdman (10/13/09)
Jan Laurie (Fliss) Erdman, age 61, of Fostoria, passed away Saturday, Oct. 10, 2009, at Lakes Regional Healthcare in Spirit Lake. She was born on Nov. 18, 1947, in Sioux City, Ia. She was adopted and raised by Orville and Bernice (Lynn) Fliss. Jan graduated from Spirit Lake High School in 1966 and went on to earn her LPN from Iowa Lakes Community College. ...
Rev. Edward G. Murray (10/08/09)
Rev. Edward G. Murray, 66, of Storm Lake died Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2009, at the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center following a courageous 21-month battle with leukemia. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, Oct. 10, at 10:30 a.m. St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Denison, Ia. ...
Dorothy Magdalena Sorenson (10/06/09)
Funeral services for Mrs. Dorothy Sorenson, 98, of Spencer, were held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Scott Meier officiated the service. Interment took place in Fairview Cemetery in Langdon. Mrs. Sorenson passed away Monday, Sept. 28, 2009, at Northshire Residence of Spencer...
John Hatten (10/06/09)
Services for Mr. John Hatten, 75, of Spencer, were held at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 5, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Spencer. Rev. Tom Flanagan officiated. Interment took place in North Lawn Memorial Park in Spencer. Mr. Hatten passed away Friday, Oct. 2, 2009, at Longhouse Residence in Spencer...
Ann Meilahn Morse Johnson (10/03/09)
Ann Meilahn Morse Johnson was born June 20, 1956, in Osage, Iowa, to Barbara J. (Kirchner) and Dwight M. Morse. She was raised and educated in Osage and graduated in 1974 from Osage High School. Following high school, Ann graduated from NIACC (1976) and the University of Northern Iowa (1977). She later earned a Masters of Science in Mental Health Counseling from Drake University (1994)...
Dorothy Sorenson (10/02/09)
Funeral services for Mrs. Dorothy Sorenson, 98, of Spencer, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Scott Meier will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 11:30 a.m. Friday, with the family present from 6-8 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home of Spencer...
Robert Cox (10/02/09)
Robert Cox, age 52, of Linn Grove, Ia., died on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2009, at the Spencer Municipal Hospital in Spencer, Ia. Robert Luverne Cox, son of Lanny and Jeanne (Wharton) Bergman, was born in Rapid City, S.D., Dec. 22, 1956. He lived his youth in Sioux City, Ia., and began his education at Emerson Grade School and attended Sioux City West High School. Bob continued his education at Western Iowa Tech...
Donald H. Woodin (10/01/09)
Donald H. Woodin, age 81, of Laurens, passed away on Sept. 28, 2009, at Spencer Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 2, 2009, at The United Methodist Church in Laurens with Rev. Tim Walker officiating. Burial will be at Laurens Cemetery near Laurens. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m...
Doloras Harrington (10/01/09)
Graveside services for Mrs. Doloras Harrington, 84, of Scottsdale, Ariz., formerly of Spencer, wife of the former Digger Harrington, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, 2009, at Riverside Cemetery. Rev. Paul Kelly will officiate the service. There will be no visitation...
Zipora Nagel (10/01/09)
Funeral services for Mrs. Zipora Nagel, 85, of Hartley, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 1, 2009 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church of Hartley. Rev. Dave Ericksen will officiate the service. Visitation will be from 1:30-9 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30, with the family present from 6-9 p.m. Wednesday at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Hartley...