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Obituaries from February 2013

'Becky' Stulen (02/28/13)
Graveside services for "Becky" Stulen, 69, of Spencer, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 1, 2013, at Fenton Methodist Cemetery in Fenton. A public gathering will be conducted Thursday with the family present from 6-8 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Gene Steven Ferwerda (02/28/13)
Gene Steven Ferwerda, 87 of Springfield, S.D. passed away Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, at the Heritage Assisted Living Facility in Hammonton, N.J. Memorial services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 2, 2013, at the Crosby Jaeger Funeral Home in Springfield, S.D...
Jack A. Hamrick (02/28/13)
Jack A. Hamrick, 80, of West Des Moines, and formerly of Webb, Iowa, died Feb. 22, 2013 at Mercy Medical Center in West Des Moines. Memorial services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 2, 2013 at the Trinity United Methodist Church in Webb...
Dale W. Westphalen (02/26/13)
Dale W. Westphalen, born Aug. 26, 1934, passed away in San Leandro, Calif. on January 30, 2013. Dale was born in Iowa but spent most of his life in California. After a stint in the Army, Dale joined Lucky Stores in San Leandro, Calif. as a retail clerk and spent 35 years there prior to retiring in 1995. ...
Alice Jean Martin (02/26/13)
Alice Jean Martin, 70, of Mesa, Ariz., passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, in Mesa, after a long battle with breast cancer. A memorial service was conducted at Christ the King Catholic Church in Mesa (1551 E. Dana Ave.) on Monday, Feb. 25. 2013, with Rev. Steve Kunkel officiating, followed by a meal in the church hall...
B. Lorana 'Pat' Gross (02/26/13)
Funeral services for Mrs. Pat Gross, 86, of Spencer, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Spencer. Rev. William Schreiber will officiate the service. Burial at North Lawn Memorial Park in Spencer...
Ilene Crew (02/26/13)
Funeral services for Ilene Crew, 99, of Spencer, will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Roger Maize will officiate the service. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home...
Jim Kitterman (02/23/13)
Funeral services for Mr. Jim Kitterman, 62, of Spencer, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, at Grace United Methodist Church in Spencer. Rev. Chuck Kellogg will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. Sunday with the family present from 2-4 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Judy Swiden (02/22/13)
Memorial services for Judy Swiden, 48, of Le Mars, daughter of Rev. Paul and Lucille Hansen, of Spencer, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Chuck Kellogg will officiate the service. Visitation will begin one hour prior to the service...
Darlene M. Sickels (02/22/13)
Darlene M. Sickels, 77, of Dickens, formerly of Waukon, Iowa, died Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, at her home in Dickens. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 25, 2013 at Waterville Lutheran Church in Waterville, Iowa, with Pastor Dale Hodges officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery. Friends may call from 3-6 p.m. Sunday at Martin Funeral Home in Waukon...
Mary Beck (02/19/13)
Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Beck, 68, of Spencer, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, at First Congregational Church in Spencer. Revs. Tom and Wendy Van Tassell will officiate the service. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer...
Craig Evert (02/16/13)
A funeral service for Craig Evert, 47 of Spirit Lake, will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013 at Turner Jenness Funeral Home in Spirit Lake. Craig passed away Feb. 12, 2013 at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D. Craig Allen Evert was born Dec. 29, 1965 in Gordon, Neb...
Delbert Clague (02/14/13)
Funeral services for Mr. Delbert Clague, 87, of Milford, will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer. Rev. Jay Whiteman will officiate the service. Burial will be at Milford Cemetery in Milford. A lunch and time of fellowship will be held at Langdon Methodist Church immediately following the graveside services...
Ann Michelson Thiel (02/12/13)
Ann M. Thiel, 96, of St. Paul, Minn., passed away on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at the Southview Nursing Home. She was born March 17, 1916 in Fostoria, to Mike and Marie (Clemmensen) Michelson. Ann attended a country school in Clay County through eighth grade. She was united in marriage to Bryce Thiel of Everly on April 10, 1938 in Spencer...
Marvin Sierck (02/12/13)
Marvin Sierck, 95, of Mountain Home, Ark. passed away Jan. 26, 2013, in Overland Park, Kansas. He was born Dec. 8, 1917, in Waterloo to Otto W. and Anna (Berghaus) Sierck. Marvin married Helen Dreier Sept. 10, 1940. He graduated from Alta High School and was employed at Alta Creamery prior to entering the Army Air Force during WWII. ...
Dennis Vincent Benna (02/12/13)
Dennis Vincent Benna entered Glory on Friday, Feb. 8, 2013. Surrounded by his family, peace and rest from his courageous battle with cancer was found. Dennis was born Sept. 9, 1946 (his mother's birthday) to Naomi and Vincent Benna in Storm Lake. With his family, he grew up on farms in northwest Iowa. Like his dad, Dennis loved ponies, horses, and livestock. He had an appreciation and ethic of farm life that shaped the man he grew to be...
Robert A. Anderson (02/12/13)
Funeral services for Robert A. Anderson, 89, of Spirit Lake, and formerly of Spencer, will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013 at Union Memorial Church in Milford. Interment will be at Northlawn Cemetery in Spencer. Robert A. Anderson was born Oct. 20, 1923 in Des Moines, to Olive (Pitcher) and Arthur O. Anderson...
Nels Krogh (02/07/13)
Funeral services for Mr. Nels Krogh, 88, of Spencer, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Chuck Kellogg will officiate the service. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the chapel. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer...
Carl Bruns (02/07/13)
Funeral services for Mr. Carl Bruns, 101, of Spencer, were conducted Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Chuck Kellogg officiated the service. Burial was conducted at East Lawn Cemetery in Sheldon. Mr. Bruns passed away Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, at Spencer Hospital...
Sherry Clark (02/05/13)
Sheryl (Sherry) Diane Clark passed away Saturday, February 2, at Spencer Hospital. Sherry was born in Emmetsburg on June 22, 1949 and grew up in Ayrshire. She graduated from high school in 1967, got her bachelor's degree from Buena Vista in Storm Lake, and her Masters Degree from UNI. ...
Terry Gardner (02/05/13)
Terry A. Gardner, of Topeka, Kan., passed away on Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, at St. Francis Hospital. He was born on Sept. 22, 1954 in Estherville, to Wade and Imogene (Zenor) Gardner. He graduated from high school in Terril, and for several years he traveled around the United States working for many different newspapers as a mailer/operator. ...