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Obituaries from May 2012

Gerald Irmiter (05/22/12)
Funeral services for Gerald Irmiter, 73, of Ringsted, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 22, 2012, at St. John's Catholic Church in Bancroft. Burial will be at Mount Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Armstrong. Mr. Irmiter passed away May 18, 2012, at Avera Holy Family Health in Estherville...
Darrell Beving (05/22/12)
Funeral services for Mr. Darrell Beving, 84, of Dickens, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, May 24, 2012, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Dale Hodges 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...
Shirley Steuben (05/22/12)
Funeral services for Mrs. Shirley Steuben, 82, of Spencer, formerly of Milford, were held Saturday, May 26, 2012, at Hope Lutheran Church in Everly. John Jensen officiated the service. Burial was at Lone Tree Cemetery in Everly. Mrs. Steuben passed away Wednesday, May 16, 2012, at St. Luke Lutheran Home in Spencer...
Treva Johnson (05/22/12)
Funeral services for Mrs. Treva Johnson, 71, of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 25, 2012, at Bethany Lutheran Church in Spencer. Rev. Len Halvorson will officiate the service. The family will greet friends from 5-7 p.m. Thursday at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
LaVonne 'Bonnie' Biekert (05/22/12)
Funeral services for Mrs. LaVonne "Bonnie" Biekert, 78, of Spencer, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 23, 2012, at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer. Rev. Dale Hodges will officiate the service. Visitation will take place starting at 3 p.m. Tuesday, at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer, with the family present from 5-7 p.m...
Treva Johnson (05/19/12)
Funeral services for Mrs. Treva Johnson, 71, of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 25, 2012, at Bethany Lutheran Church in Spencer. Rev. Len Halvorson will officiate the service. The family will greet friends from 5-7 p.m. Thursday at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Shirley Steuben (05/18/12)
Funeral services for Mrs. Shirley Steuben, 82, of Spencer, formerly of Milford, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 26, 2012, at Hope Lutheran Church in Everly. John Jensen will officiate the service. Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Friday, with the family present at the Warner Funeral Home in Everly...
Donald B. Snyder (05/18/12)
Donald B. Snyder, 86, of Webb, Iowa, died Monday, May 14, 2012, at the Sioux Care Center in Sioux Rapids. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, May 21, at the Sliefert-Smith Funeral Home in Webb. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m., Sunday, May 20, at the Sliefert-Smith Funeral Home in Webb, where the family will be present to greet friends...
Donald Wolford (05/15/12)
Funeral services for Mr. Donald Wolford, 74, of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, May 17, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Tom Van Tassell will officiate the service. Visitation will be from 5 to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Sandra Lou Barrett (05/15/12)
Services for Sandra Lou Barrett will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 15, 2012, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Spencer. Rev. William Schreiber will officiate the service. Interment will take place at Mt. Zion Catholic Cemetery in Fonda. Sandra Lou Barrett, the daughter of Raymond and Esther Armstrong Spiess, was born Oct. 14, 1942, in Fort Dodge, Iowa. She was raised in Knoke, Iowa, and received her education in Pomeroy, Iowa...
Everett Sunkenberg (05/12/12)
Funeral services for Mr. Everett Sunkenberg, 98, of Mesa, Ariz., formerly of Spencer, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 16, 2012, at Northlawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Spencer. Rev. Dan Mayes will officiate the service, Visitation will begin at noon on Wednesday, prior to the graveside service at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Lanny De Young (05/11/12)
Funeral services for Lanny DeYoung, 61 of Spencer, were held Wednesday, May 9, 2012, at the First Christian Church in Spencer. Burial was conducted at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer. Lanny passed away at the Spencer Municipal Hospital on Sunday, May 6, 2012...
Margaret L. Peterson (05/11/12)
Margaret L. Peterson, age 87, of Sauk Centre, died Wednesday, May 9, 2012, at St. Michael's Nursing Home in Sauk Centre, Minn. Funeral Services will be 11 a.m. Monday, May 14, 2012, at the Sauk Centre United Methodist Church with Rev. Marianne Ozanne officiating. Interment will be in Fairview Cemetery in Meadow Township, Ia...
Esther All (05/11/12)
Esther All, the daughter of James and Bertha Buttolph Dryden, was born March 17, 1913, in Emmetsburg, Ia. Esther was the seventh of eight children and grew up on a farm near Emmetsburg. She received a certificate of education from Drake University Junior College of Education in June 1932, at 19 years old...
Lauretta Maxine Maxwell (05/08/12)
Lauretta Maxine (Heeren) Maxwell, 87, of Worthington, Minn., died Sunday, April 29, 2012, at the Sunset Hospice Cottage in Worthington. She was born Aug. 31, 1924, in Westport, Ia., to parents Henry Peter Leo Reinart and Dorthea Mae (Coddington) Reinart White...
Tim Kehoe (05/08/12)
Funeral services for Tim Kehoe, 55, of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 11, 2012, at First English Lutheran Church in Spencer. Rev. Paul Kaldahl will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday, with the family present from 4-7 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home...
Lanny De Young (05/08/12)
Funeral services for Lanny De Young, 61 of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 9, 2012, at the First Christian Church in Spencer. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer. Visitation will be at the First Christian Church on Tuesday, starting at 2 p.m. with the family present from 5-7 p.m...
Marlin Foote (05/08/12)
Funeral services for Marlin Foote, 84, of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 8, 2012, at Grace United Methodist Church in Spencer. Rev. Chuck Kellogg will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Monday, with the family present from 5-7 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Frances Weber (05/08/12)
Funeral services for Miss Frances Weber, 95, of Spencer, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 8, 2012, at First Congregational Church in Spencer. Rev. Tom and Rev. Wendy Van Tassell will officiate the service. Visitation will begin one hour prior to the service at the church...
Jean Steinbeck (05/08/12)
Funeral services for Jean Steinbeck, 85, of Royal, will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 8, 2012, at St. Louis Catholic Church in Royal. Rev. John Gerald will officiate the service. Visitation will begin after 2 p.m. Monday, with the family present from 6-8 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home in Everly...
Donald Eugene Beman (05/08/12)
Donald Eugene Beman, 68, co-publisher of the Canby News, died Thursday, May 3, 2012, at Sanford Canby Medical Center, nearly four years after being diagnosed with lung cancer. Services were held Monday, May 7, 2012, at First Presbyterian Church in Canby with lay pastors Karen Houtman and Steve Ascher officiating...
Bruce Gifford (05/08/12)
Funeral services for Mr. Bruce Gifford, 81, of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 9, 2012, at Hope Reformed Church in Spencer. Rev. Russell Muilenburg will officiate the service. Visitation will take place, starting at 6 p.m. today, with the family present from 6-8 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Jean Steinbeck (05/05/12)
Services are pending for Jean Steinbeck, 85, of Royal, who passed away May 3, 2012, at her residence. Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.
Marlin Foote (05/05/12)
Funeral services for Marlin Foote, 84, of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 8, 2012, at Grace United Methodist Church in Spencer. Rev. Chuck Kellogg will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Monday with the family present from 5-7 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Jean Steinbeck (05/04/12)
Services are pending for Jean Steinbeck, 85, of Royal, who passed away May 3, 2012, at her residence. Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.
Frank Flack (05/04/12)
Frank Flack, formerly of Dickens, passed away in Denver, Colo., on April 12, 2012, at the age of 78. A memorial service with burial was held April 23, 2012, at Fort Logan National Cemetery with military honors provided by the U.S. Army and the Veterans of Foreign Wars...
Lauretta Maxine Maxwell (05/04/12)
Lauretta Maxine (Heeren) Maxwell, 87, of Worthington, Minn., died Sunday, April 29, 2012, at the Sunset Hospice Cottage in Worthington. She was born Aug. 31, 1924, in Westport, Ia., to parents Henry Peter Leo Reinart and Dorthea Mae (Coddington) Reinart White...
Phyllis Heikens (05/04/12)
Funeral services for Phyllis Heikens, 83, of Milford, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 5, 2012, at St. Alban's Episcopal Church of Spirit Lake. The Rev. Carl Mann will officiate the service. A memorial public gathering with the family will be from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Lorraine Anderson (05/04/12)
Funeral services for Mrs. Lorraine Anderson, 92, of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 5, 2012, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Spencer. Rev. William Schreiber will officiate the service. The family will greet friends from 7-8:30 p.m. Friday at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Roger E. Riley (05/01/12)
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...
Esther All (05/01/12)
Esther All, the daughter of James and Bertha Buttolph Dryden, was born March 17, 1913, in Emmetsburg. Esther was the seventh of eight children and grew up on a farm near Emmetsburg. She received a certificate of education from Drake University Junior College of Education in June 1932 at 19 years old...