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Nichole Metcalfe

Funeral services for Nicole Metcalfe, 88, of Spencer, will be conducted at 2 p.m., Friday, June 21, 2024, at St. Albans Episcopal Church in Spirit Lake. Pastor Martin Lucin will officiate the service. Visitation will take place one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be at St. Albans Episcopal Church Cemetery in Spirit Lake.

Shirley Berberich

Funeral services for Shirley Berberich, 82, of Spencer, formerly of Royal, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m., Friday, June 14, 2024, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Spencer. Rev. Kevin Richter will officiate the service. Visitation with the family will be from 5-7 p.m., Thursday at the church. Burial will be at Northlawn Memorial Park in Spencer. Shirley passed away, Saturday, June 8, 2024, at her residence.

Funeral Notice: Nicole Metcalfe

Funeral services for Nicole Metcalfe, 88, of Spencer, will be conducted at 2 p.m., Friday, June 21, 2024, at St. Albans Episcopal Church in Spirit Lake. Pastor Martin Lucin will officiate the service. Visitation will take place one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be at St. Albans Episcopal Church Cemetery in Spirit Lake. Metcalfe passed away Tuesday, June 11, 2024, at Spencer Hospital. Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.

Audrey Johannsen

Audrey Johannsen, 91, of Storm Lake, died Saturday, June 8, 2024, at Methodist Manor Retirement Community in Storm Lake.

Funeral services will take place Thursday, June 13, 2024, at 11 a.m. at Grace Lutheran Church in Storm Lake. Burial will be in the Morgan Township Cemetery in Schleswig, Iowa at 2:30 p.m. Visitation will take place Wednesday, June 12, 2024, from 3-7 p.m. at the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake with the family present from 5-7 p.m.

Funeral Notice: Don Schoer

Funeral services for Don Schoer, 92, of Spencer, will be conducted at 11 a.m., Thursday, June 13, 2024, at Grace United Methodist Church in Spencer. Pastor Michael Slininker will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m. at the church. Interment will be at Liberty Cemetery, in Greenville. Schoer passed away Monday, June 10, 2024, at his home in Spencer. Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.

Funeral Notice: Walter ‘Walt’ Schmidt

Funeral services for Walter “Walt” Schmidt, 91, of Loveland, Colorado, formerly of Spencer, will be conducted at 10 a.m., Saturday, June 19, 2024, at Grace United Methodist Church in Spencer. Pastor Michael Slininker will officiate the service. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment at First Reformed Cemetery, in Everly. Schmidt passed away Monday, June 3, 2024, at Medical Center of the Rockies in Fort Collins, Colorado.

Funeral Notice: Donna Salton

Funeral services for Donna Salton, 65, of Ayrshire, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, June 11, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Spencer. Rev. Kevin Richter will officiate the service. Visitation will take place Monday, June 10, starting at 5 p.m., with family present from 5-7 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Burial will be at 1:30 p.m., Logan Township Cemetery in Gillett Grove. Salton passed away Thursday, June 6, 2024, at Ruthven Care Center in Ruthven.

Funeral Notice: Shirley Berberich

Funeral services for Shirley Berberich, 82, of Spencer, formerly of Royal, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m., Friday, June 14, 2024, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Spencer. Rev. Kevin Richter will officiate the service. Visitation with the family will be from 5-7 p.m., Thursday at the church. Burial will be at Northlawn Memorial Park in Spencer. Berberich passed away, Saturday, June 8, 2024, at her residence.

Janet Meyer

Janet Kay (Thurber Norris Graettinger) Meyer, 78, completed her journey with pancreatic cancer on May 30, 2024, at Mary Greeley Medical Center's Israel Family Hospice House surrounded by her family.

Fred Kracht

In loving memory of Fred Don Kracht, fondly referred to as Don, Donnie and Daddy.
Feb. 15, 1934 to May 30, 2024.

Merlin Halverson

Merlin B. Halverson, 82, passed away on May 6, 2024, in Lawrence, Kansas. He enjoyed singing especially in his church choir and barbershop quartet, telling jokes, reminiscing with friends and neighbors, and working in his home workshop.

Funeral Notice: Lora Norlin

Funeral services for Lora Norlin, 98, of Spencer, were conducted Thursday, June 6, 2024, at Christ the King Lutheran Church in Spencer. Rev. Michael McGinley officiated the service. Burial occurred at Odebolt Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Croix Hospice. Norlin passed away Saturday, June 1, 2024, at St. Luke Lutheran Home in Spencer. Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.

Funeral Notice: Julie Arcand

Funeral services for Julie Arcand, 64, of Armstrong, formerly of Spencer, will be conducted at 2 p.m., Friday, June 7, at Bethany Lutheran Church in Spencer. Rev. Peter Rosenkvist will officiate the service. Burial will be at Highland Cemetery in Ruthven. Arcand passed away Sunday, June 2, 2024, at Avera McKennan Hospital of Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.

Martha ‘Marty’ Sweet

Graveside services for Martha "Marty" Elizabeth Sweet were conducted Monday, June 3, 2024, at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer.

Marty, daughter of Joe L. and Minnie (Luzy) Sweet, was born Jan. 31, 1941, in Webb. She received her education in Gillet Grove, graduating from high school in 1958.

Lindell ‘Pete’ Petersen

Funeral services for Lindell “Pete” Russell Petersen, 89, of Spencer, will be conducted at 11 a.m., Wednesday, June 5, 2024, at Rivers Edge Methodist Church, in Spencer. Pastor Tim Frasher will officiate. Visitation with the family will be from 4:30-6:30 p.m., Tuesday at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer. Burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery, Summit Township in rural Spencer. Petersen passed away May 30, 2024, at Northshire in Spencer.

Ruth Coleman

Services for Ruth Arlene Coleman will be conducted at 11 a.m., Thursday, June 6, 2024, at Martin-Mattice Funeral Home in Emmetsburg. Rev. Kolleen Queener will officiate the service. Visitation will be one hour before the service at the funeral home. Inurnment will be at Evergreen Cemetery in Emmetsburg.

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