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Obituaries from October 2010

JoAnn Johanson (10/30/10)
Private family services for Mrs. JoAnn Johanson, 77, of Peterson will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday. Oct. 30, 2010, People are welcome to come to the family's home from 2-5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30, 2010. Interment will take place at Oakland Cemetery in Peterson a later date...
LeRoy Brigham (10/29/10)
Funeral services for Mr. LeRoy Brigham, 88, of Hartley will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 29, 2010, at United Methodist Church in Hartley. Rev. Steve Campbell will officiate the service. Interment will take place at North Lawn Memorial Park in Spencer...
Shirley Jean Friedrichsen (10/28/10)
Shirley Jean Friedrichsen, daughter of Levi and Mary Reed, passed away Oct. 23, 2010, after a brief illness. Shirley was born Aug. 1, 1926, in Peterson and attended school there -- graduating with the class of 1944. She then moved to Boone, living with family members while attending Boone Junior College. ...
William Duke (10/28/10)
Graveside services for Mr. William Duke, 95, of Lincoln, Neb. will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 29, 2010, at Waterman Cemetery in Sutherland. Visitation with the family will be from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer. Military honors will be conducted by the USAF from Offutt Air Force Base in Omaha, Neb...
Shirley Jean Friedrichsen (10/26/10)
Shirley Jean Friedrichsen, daughter of Levi and Mary Reed, passed away Oct. 23, 2010, after a brief illness. Shirley was born Aug. 1, 1926, in Peterson, Ia. and attended school there -- graduating with the class of 1944. She then moved to Boone, Ia., living with family members while attending Boone Junior College. ...
Maurice J. Drew (10/26/10)
A Mass of Christian burial for Maurice J. Drew, 89, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010, at Holy Family Catholic Church in Emmetsburg. Rev. Clem Currans will officiate the service. Visitation is Tuesday from 4-8 p.m. with a Parish Vigil Service at 6:45 p.m. at the Martin-Mattice Funeral Home...
Gertrude Lorenz (10/22/10)
Funeral services for Mrs. Gertrude Lorenz, 92, of Milford, formerly of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 22, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Paul Hansen will officiate the service. Interment will take place at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer...
Gerry Lowe (10/22/10)
Funeral services for Mr. Gerry Lowe, 69, of Spencer will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 22, at Warner Chapel of Spencer. Rev. Tonna Parsons will officiate the service. Interment will take place at North Lawn Memorial Park in Spencer. Mr. Lowe passed away Wednesday, Oct. 20, at St. Luke Lutheran Home in Spencer...
Clarence Frank Scharnberg (10/21/10)
Clarence Frank Scharnberg, the son of Frank and Caroline (Ott) Scharnberg was born on March 12, 1911, on a farm outside of Everly. He received his early education and graduated from Everly High School. Clarence married Awreatha Peck on Sept. 6, 1935. Following their marriage, he farmed in the Everly area until retiring in 1966. Upon retirement he designed and built a home on West Lake Okoboji where they spent many happy years together...
Orville Edgar Luepke (10/21/10)
Orville Edgar Luepke was born in Windom, Minn. on Aug. 4, 1922. His family moved from near Delft, Minn. to Storm Lake when he was eight months old. He graduated from Storm Lake High School in 1939, then worked for Storm Lake Floral Co. for the two years following. In 1941, he completed a course in engineering drafting at Iowa State College (now ISU) and moved to Chicago where he worked in the defense industry...
Gerry Lowe (10/21/10)
Funeral services for Mr. Gerry Lowe, 69, of Spencer will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 22, at Warner Chapel of Spencer. Rev. Tonna Parsons will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. Thursday, with the family present from 6-8 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Gertrude Lorenz (10/21/10)
Funeral services for Mrs. Gertrude Lorenz, 92, of Milford, formerly of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 22, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Paul Hansen will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 11:30 a.m. Thursday with the family present from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Muriel Schmidt (10/19/10)
Funeral services for Mrs. Muriel Schmidt, 74, of Everly will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20, at Hope Lutheran Church in Everly. Rev. Lorene Glant will officiate the service. Visitation will begin 4 p.m. Tuesday, with the family present from 6-8 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home in Everly...
Janice Kracht (10/19/10)
Funeral services for Mrs. Janice Kracht, 69, of Peterson will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 19, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Aurelia. Rev. Larry Lemeke will officiate the service. Interment will take place at St. John's Cemetery in Peterson. Mrs. Kracht passed way Friday, Oct. 15, at Spencer Hospital...
Eunice Marie Ives (10/19/10)
Eunice Marie Ives, 83, of Maxwell, died Friday, Oct. 15, at Mercy Hospice in Johnston. Eunice was born July 21, 1927, at Royal, the daughter of T. Alfred and Barbara (Litt) Glackin. Eunice graduated from Everly High School and attended Iowa State University. ...
Allen LeRoy Pearson (10/16/10)
Allen LeRoy Pearson, the son of Lloyd and Cora (Wilson) Pearson, was born on June 3, 1922, on a farm near Moneta, Iowa. Allen spent his youth helping at his parent's farm, and at the age of 17, graduated from Moneta High School. Allen enjoyed playing both basketball and baseball for the Moneta Bulldogs. ...
Jeanine Thomas (10/15/10)
Funeral services for Mrs. Jeanine Thomas, 71, of Spencer will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16, at Bethany Lutheran Church in Spencer. Rev. Tom Dettmer will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Friday, with the family present from 6-8 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Harry Ervin Ott (10/14/10)
Harry Ervin Ott, 57, of Grundy Center, passed away on Monday, Oct. 11, at the Grundy County Memorial Hospital in Grundy Center, due to idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, while under the care of the Cedar Valley Hospice. A memorial visitation will be held on Friday, Oct. ...
Lynwood 'Lyn' Johnson (10/12/10)
Funeral services for Lyn Johnson, 67, of Milford will be held Tuesday, Oct. 12, at 10:30 a.m. at First Lutheran Church in West Okoboji. Burial at Calvary Cemetery in Milford. Lynwood Johnson was born Aug. 1, 1943 in Luverne, Minn., the son of Arnold and Inez (Lorange) Johnson. He graduated from Hills Minnesota High School in 1961 and from Sioux City Barber College in 1962...
Helen Jean (Derigo) York (10/12/10)
Memorial services for Helen Jean (Derigo) York will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 12, at Norman Funeral Home in Lancaster, Mo. Rev. Jon Mark Trammel will officiate the service. Visitation will be one hour prior to the memorial service at the Norman Funeral Home...
Muriel Martin (10/12/10)
Funeral services for Mrs. Muriel Martin, 83, of Omaha, Neb., formerly of Sutherland, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct.14, at United Methodist Church in Sutherland. Rev. Kwang Song will officiate the service. Visitation will take place one hour prior to the services at the United Methodist Church in Sutherland...
Arlene Riecke Farnham (10/07/10)
Arlene Riecke Farnham, 90, of Iowa City, died Monday Oct. 4, at Oaknoll Retirement Residence. Memorial services were held Wednesday, Oct. 6, at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Iowa City. In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made in Arlene's memory to Gloria Dei Lutheran Church or the American Cancer Society. Online condolences may be sent for her family through the web @ www.gayandciha.com...
Carol L. Davis (10/07/10)
Carol L. Davis, 76, of Storm Lake, passed away on Monday, Oct. 4, at the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center of Storm Lake. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, Oct. 7, at 10:30 a.m. at St Paul Lutheran Church of Alta with Rev. Craig A. Cummins officiating. Burial will be at the Woodlawn Cemetery of Alta...
Ella Wheeler (10/05/10)
Funeral services for Mrs. Ella Wheeler, 101, of Spencer, formerly of Peterson, will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 5, at United Methodist Church in Peterson. Rev. Esta Fraley will officiate the service. Visitation will take place one hour prior to the service at the church...
Dorothy Ankerstjerne (10/05/10)
Funeral services for Dorothy Ankerstjerne, 95, of Spencer, formerly of Peterson, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 8, at First Congregational Church in Spencer. Rev. Charles Hall will officiate the service. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church...
Grace Ella Rausch (10/02/10)
Mrs. Grace Rausch, 95, of Emmetsburg passed away Thursday, Sept. 30, at Lakeside Lutheran Home in Emmetsburg. Grace Ella Rausch, the daughter of Edward and Grace (McCannon) Brownmiller was born July 8, 1915, in Quimby. She attended the Rock No. 7 school near their home...
Orlin Hein (10/01/10)
Services are pending for Mr. Orlin Hein, 86, of Hartley who passed away Wednesday, Sept. 29, at Prairie View Nursing Home in Sanborn. Warner Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Francis Phillips (10/01/10)
Graveside services for Mr. Francis Phillips, 86, of Everly, formerly of Spencer will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 1, at Lone Tree Ceremony in Everly. Rev. Dr. Jo Frahm Watkins will officiate the service. There will be no visitation. Interment will take place at Lone Tree Cemetery in Everly...