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Obituaries from April 2012

Roger E. Riley (04/28/12)
Funeral services for Roger E. Riley, 70, of Dickens, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 1, 2012, at Grace United Methodist Church in Spencer. Rev. Chuck Kellogg will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. Monday, with the family present from 5-7 p.m. at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Emmett L. Skov (04/27/12)
Born in Herman, Neb.; owner of Rembrandt Lumber Yard and Supply; manager of trucking business. Preceded in death by parents, Victor and Hattie Skov; sister, Lucille Bennett; and grandson, Jason Cook. Survived by wife, Viola G. Skov; children and spouses: Stanley and Sherry Skov, Judy and Steve Reiling, Sue Ann and Dave Bierbaum, Mary Lou Sexton, and Steven and Jackie Skov; 15 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren...
Mary Tuttle (04/26/12)
Mary Tuttle, 66, succumbed to injuries suffered in a tragic accident near her home in Las Vegas, N.M. on Feb. 21, 2012. After graduating from Spencer High School in 1964, Mary entered the University of Iowa, where she received her BA degree in Art. During her years at the university, Mary's interest in making pottery blossomed, and soon after graduation she began a two-year apprenticeship with Gail Christenson, a well-known potter and teacher in Minneapolis...
Elsie Oveson (04/26/12)
Funeral services for Mrs. Elsie Oveson, 96, of Spencer, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, April 27, 2012, at First Congregational Church in Spencer, with Rev. Thomas Van Tassell officiating. Public gathering with the family present will be from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Roman Heinrichs (04/26/12)
Roman Dale Heinrichs, the son of Roman and Erma "Jean" (Jarnigan) Heinrichs, was born July 2, 1957, in Spencer. He spent his childhood years in Spencer, graduating from Spencer High School in 1975. Roman resided in Spencer, where he worked at SuperValu for 28 years. ...
Lucille Ollinger (04/26/12)
Funeral services for Mrs. Lucille Ollinger, 90, of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 26, 2012, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Spencer. Rev. William Schreiber will officiate the service. Burial will be at North Lawn Memorial Park in Spencer...
Homer Eaton Fairchild (04/24/12)
Homer Eaton Fairchild, 90, passed away on April 19, 2012, at home at Spring Arbor in Leesburg, Va. Prior to moving to Spring Arbor in 2011, he lived at Leisure World of Virginia in Lansdowne since 1998. Dr. Fairchild was born on Oct. 1, 1921 in Sioux Rapids to the late Herbert Elmer and Faye Eaton Fairchild. ...
Delbert Lynn (04/24/12)
Funeral services for Mr. Delbert Lynn, 61, of Burbank, Calif., formerly of Everly, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 28, 2012, at Warner Funeral Home in Everly. John Hansen will officiate the service. Mr. Lynn passed away Sunday, Jan. 29, 2012, at his residence in Burbank...
Lucille Ollinger (04/24/12)
Services are pending for Lucille Ollinger, 90, of Spencer, who passed away Monday, April 23, 2012, at St. Luke Lutheran Home in Spencer. Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.
Elsie Oveson (04/24/12)
Services are pending for Mrs. Elsie Oveson, 96, of Spencer, who passed away Monday, April 23, 2012, at Longhouse Residence, in Spencer. Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.
Phillip Eugene Tyrrell (04/21/12)
Funeral services for Phillip Eugene Tyrrell, 79, of North English, were held April 12, 2012, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in North English. Interment occurred at North English Cemetery in North English. The Honorable Phillip Eugene Tyrrell, passed away on April, 9, 2012, at his home in North English...
Clayton 'Cap' E. Jones (04/21/12)
Mass of Christian Burial for Clayton 'Cap' E. Jones will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, April 23, 2012, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Ruthven. Rev. Tom Geelan will officiate the service. Interment will take place at Calvary Cemetery in Ruthven. Clayton Everet Jones, son of Thomas R. ...
Marilyn Gathman (04/20/12)
Services for Marilyn Gathman, 75, of Spirit Lake, formerly of Everly, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 19, 2012, at Hope Reformed Church in Spencer. Rev. Russell Muilenburg will officiate the service. Burial at Lone Tree Cemetery in Everly...
Connie Lux (04/19/12)
A public visitation for Mrs. Connie Lux, 77, of Spencer, formerly of Sutherland, who died Monday at the Spencer Hospital, will be held from 2:30-4 p.m. Friday, April 20, 2012, at the Hope Lutheran Church in Everly. Constance Diane Lux was born May 24, 1934, in Everly, the daughter of George and Edna (Lockey) Rausch. ...
Mark Smith (04/19/12)
No funeral services are scheduled for Mr. Mark Smith, 50, of Spencer, at this time. A public gathering will take place, starting at 5 p.m. Thursday, April 19, with family present at the Warner Funeral Chapel in Spencer, from family present from 5-8 p.m...
Walter Robert Twetten (04/19/12)
Walter Robert "Bob" Twetten, of Ames, died April 15, 2012, at the Israel Family Hospice after a brief, brave, and feisty battle with leukemia. The self-proclaimed old curmudgeon has gone to dance with his bride. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 19, 2012, also at Adams Funeral Home...
Marilyn Gathman (04/19/12)
Services for Marilyn Gathman, 75, of Spirit Lake, formerly of Everly, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 19, 2012, at Hope Reformed Church in Spencer. Rev. Russell Muilenburg will officiate the service. Burial at Lone Tree Cemetery in Everly...
James Hypse (04/17/12)
Funeral services for Mr. James Hypse, 84, of Spencer, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 17, 2012, at Grace United Methodist Church of Spencer. Rev. Chuck Kellogg will officiate the service. Visitation will take place one hour prior to the service at the church...
Steven R. Schoning (04/17/12)
Funeral services for Steven R. Schoning, 56, of Spirit Lake, will be 1:30 p.m. Monday, April 16, 2012, at Union Memorial Church in Milford with Rev. Karl Whiteman officiating. Interment will be at Milford Cemetery in Milford. Mr. Schoning passed away Friday, April 13, 2012, at Hilltop Care Center in Spirit Lake...
Jo Ann Walmer (04/17/12)
Jo Ann Steen Walmer, of Spirit Lake, Ia., passed away Sunday, April 1, 2012, in Scottsdale, Ariz. She was born in 1938 in Hartley. She leaves behind a son and daughter-in-law, Scott and Elizabeth, of Scottsdale, Ariz.; two grandchildren: Nathan and Ellen; and a sister, Karen Seversen, of Spencer...
Mark Smith (04/17/12)
No funeral services are scheduled for Mr. Mark Smith, 50, of Spencer, at this time. A public gathering will take place, starting at 5 p.m. Thursday, April 19, with family present at the Warner Funeral Chapel in Spencer, from family present from 5-8 p.m...
Marilyn Gathman (04/17/12)
Services are pending for Marilyn Gathman, 75, of Spirit Lake, formerly of Everly, who passed away Sunday, April 15, 2012, at Spencer Hospital. Warner Funeral Home of Everly is in charge of arrangements.
Johnnie Heien (04/14/12)
Funeral services for Mr. Johnnie Heien, 85, of Spencer, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday, April 16, 2012, at First English Lutheran Church in Spencer. Rev. Paul Kaldahl will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at noon Monday, with the family present prior to the funeral service at the First English Lutheran Church in Spencer...
Mildred J. Taylor (04/13/12)
Services for Mildred J. Taylor will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 14, 2012, at Zion Lutheran Church in Royal. Rev. Tom Summerfield will officiate. Interment will take place at Crown Hill Cemetery in Royal. Mildred Jean Taylor, daughter of Herman and Christina (Krambeck) Schmidt, was born Dec. 31, 1926, northwest of Everly. She began her education at Westport No. 2 Country School and graduated from Everly High School...
Hjelmer Huberg (04/12/12)
Funeral services for Mr. Hjelmer Huberg, 98, of Spencer, formerly of Royal, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, April 13, 2012, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Royal. Rev. Deb Mechler will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. Thursday, with the family present from 5-7 p.m., at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Jeanne K. Bendlin (04/12/12)
Jeanne K. Bendlin, 84, of Fremont, Neb., formerly of North Bend, Neb., died Tuesday April 10, 2012, at Arbor Manor in Fremont. She was born Nov. 7, 1927, in Norfolk, Va. to Harold and Naomi (Wright) Giep. She grew up at Buzzards Bay, Mass. and moved to Spencer at the age of 16. ...
Helen May Schneckloth (04/12/12)
Helen May Schneckloth, 82, of Enon, Ohio passed away Saturday, April 7, 2012. She was born Sept. 12, 1929, in Huron, S.D. to the late Dale Henry and Gladys Elva Packard. Helen retired from Baxter Travenol Laboratories where she set up quality control offices all around the world. ...
Terry Nicolaisen (04/12/12)
Funeral services for Terry Nicolaisen, 76, of Spencer, will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 12, 2012, at First Congregational Church in Spencer. Rev. Tom Van Tassell will officiate the service. Burial will be at Lanesboro Cemetery in Lanesboro. Graveside services will take place at 4:30 p.m...
Hjelmer Huberg (04/10/12)
Funeral services for Mr. Hjelmer Huberg, 98, of Spencer, formerly of Royal, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, April 13, 2012, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Royal. Rev. Deb Mechler will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. Thursday, with the family present from 5-7 p.m., at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Betty Sweet (04/10/12)
Funeral services for Mrs. Betty Sweet, 79, of Spencer, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, 2012, at Church of Jesus Christ Latter-Day Saints, in Spencer. President Jim Olson will officiate the service. Visitation will be open after 4 p.m. today at the funeral home. The family will receive friends at the church from 12:30 p.m. until the time of the service on Wednesday...
Thomas 'Tom' Nelson (04/05/12)
Funeral services for Mr. Thomas "Tom" Nelson, 81, of Spirit Lake, formerly of Spencer, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 5, 2012, at First Congregational Church in Spencer. Rev. Thomas Van Tassell will officiate the service. Burial at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer...
Charlotte Bossinger (04/05/12)
Funeral services for Charlotte Bossinger, 86, of Spencer, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 7, 2012, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Bill Cotten will officiate the service. Visitation will begin after 1 p.m. Friday, with the family present from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home in Spencer...
Franklin Jay Carver (04/03/12)
Franklin Jay Carver passed away March 6, 2012, in Benicia, Ca. He will be remembered informally by his cousins in Decorah this summer. Later, his ashes will be placed in the family lot in Spencer. Born to Ruth and Wilbur Carver in June of 1944, he attended local schools, graduated from Buena Vista College in Storm Lake, and received his Ph.D from the University of Nebraska then pursued his career in blood research...
Joan Fees Pierson (04/03/12)
Joan Fees Pierson passed away March 31, 2012, at the Villages of Jackson Creek in Independence, Mo. from complications of a stoke. Joan was born on May 3, 1927 in Corning. She was the daughter of Everett and Rosella Fees. She attended Corning High School and Iowa State Teachers College in Cedar Falls. ...
Roger Bryce Mills (04/03/12)
Funeral services were held Monday, April 2, 2012, for Roger Bryce Mills at the Olivet Baptist Church in Urbandale. Burial took place at Iowa Veterans Cemetery in Van Meter. Roger Bryce Mills, 65, was born in Gillett Grove on April 10, 1946, to James Roy and Darlene Boardman Mills, and passed away at the Israel Family House in Ames on March 27, from complications on pneumonia and cancer...
Elsie A. Saathoff (04/03/12)
Elsie A. Saathoff, age 81, of Sioux Rapids, died March 28, 2012, at the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, April 2, 2012, at the First Lutheran Church in Sioux Rapids. Visitation with the family present will take place from 9 a.m. until the time of the service at the church on Monday...
Thomas 'Tom' Nelson (04/03/12)
Funeral services for Mr. Thomas "Tom" Nelson, 81, of Spirit Lake, formerly of Spencer, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 5, 2012, at First Congregational Church in Spencer. Rev. Thomas Van Tassell will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 5 p.m. Wednesday, with the family present from 5-7 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...