Skip to main content

Alfred Ness

Graveside services for Alfred Lavern Ness, 96, of Spencer, will be conducted at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2023, at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer. Rev. Shurmaine McAlpine will officiate the service. He passed away Friday, Sept. 1, 2023, at St. Luke Lutheran Home in Spencer.

Alfred Lavern Ness was born March 19, 1927, in Bryant, South Dakota, to Lawrence and Ethyl Ness.

Sharon Faulkender

Sharon Kae Faulkender, the daughter of Charles and Goldie Wilson, was born Nov. 25, 1941, in Everly. Sharon was the youngest of five children. The family later moved to Excelsior Township where she attended grade school. In 1956 they moved to Harris-Lake Park where Sharon graduated high school in 1960. She went on to attend Omaha Business college for the next year. Sharon moved back to Spencer and was an administrative assistant for Bell Telephone.

Susan “Sue” Brennan

Memorial services for Susan “Sue” Kay Brennan, 62, of Spencer, will be conducted at 1:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 7, 2023, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Following the services, there will be a lunch served at the Spencer Municipal Golf Course. Interment will be at Odebolt Cemetery at a later date.

She passed away peacefully surrounded by her husband, Billy, her beloved dog, Mira, and other family on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2023, at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Funeral Notice: Barbara Johnson

Funeral services for Barbara Johnson, 91, of Spencer, will be conducted at 10 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 9, 2023, at Warner Funeral Home in Everly. Rev. Perry Aalgaard will officiate the service. Interment will be at Lone Tree Cemetery in Everly. Johnson passed away Friday, Sept. 1, 2023, at St. Luke Lutheran Home in Spencer. Warner Funeral Home of Everly is in charge of arrangements.

Funeral Notice: Helen Baumeister

Funeral services for Helen Baumeister, 96, of Spirit Lake, formerly of Everly and Pharr, Texas, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2023, at United Methodist Church, in Everly Visitation will be open after 3 p.m., Tuesday, with family present to receive friends from 5-7 p.m., at the funeral home. Burial will be at Lone Tree Cemetery, in Everly. She passed away Thursday, Aug. 31, 2023, at Lakes Regional Hospital, in Spirit Lake.

Evelyn Woolston

It is with sadness that we announce Evelyn Woolston passed away on Aug. 29, 2023, at the age of 86, but rejoice that she now resides in her heavenly home. She was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years Kenneth Woolston.

Sharon Toland

Sharon Kay Toland, 82, of Austin, Minnesota, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2023, at home surrounded by her children after a 21-month journey with glioblastoma brain cancer.

Chuck Barlow

Retired Senior Iowa District Court Judge Chuck Barlow passed in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. He was predeceased by parents, Charles W. and Carmelita Barlow, a brother Richard, and sister Virginia Pigott.

He is survived by his second wife, Patrica, children, James (Joan) Barlow, Mollie Kirby, Elizabeth (Ed) Pei, and stepchildren, Pamela, Jay and Kurt Hirtzer, seven grandchildren and 10 greats.

Funeral Notice: Barbara Woods

Funeral services for Barbara Woods, 80, of Spencer, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 31, 2023, at Warner Chapel, in Spencer. Visitation will be open after 2 p.m., Wednesday, with family present to receive friends from 5-7 p.m., at the funeral home. Burial will be at Northlawn Memorial Park in Spencer. Woods passed away Friday, Aug. 25, 2023, at her residence. Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.

Merwin “Andy” Anders

Merwin “Andy” Dale Anders passed away on Dec. 2, 2022, in Waterloo. Graveside services were held by the family at Lone Tree Cemetery near Sioux Rapids on Aug. 4, 2023.

Terry Jespersen

Funeral services for Terry Gene Jespersen, 80, of Spencer, will be conducted at 11 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 19, 2023, at Trinity Lutheran Church, in Spencer. Rev. Renae Behrends will officiate the service. Family visitation and a reception is directly following the service at noon at the Spencer Golf and Country Club. Private burial will take place at a later date.

Jespersen passed away Saturday, Aug. 19, 2023, at Spencer Hospital.

Funeral Notice: Craig Rosenboom

Private family memorial services for Craig Rosenboom, 56, of Le Mars, formerly of Royal and Spencer, will be conducted at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer. Interment will be at North Lawn Memorial Park in Spencer. Rosenboom passed away Monday, Aug. 14, 2023, at his home in Le Mars. Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.

Funeral Notice: Terry Letscher

Celebration of life will be held at Hope Reformed Church, in Spencer, on Aug. 19, 2023, at 11 a.m., for Terry Joe Letscher from Grand Island, Nebraska, formerly of Spencer. He passed away Dec. 21, 2022; and sister, Dixie Lea Letscher McVay Sebastian, of Spencer, passed away April 2, 2023. Son and daughter of Louis Edward Letscher and Vivain (Schoeder) Letscher.

Funeral Notice: Terry Jespersen

Funeral services for Terry Jespersen, 80, of Spencer, will be conducted at 11 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 19, 2023, at Trinity Lutheran Church, in Spencer. Rev. Renae Behrends will officiate the service. Visitation will take place one hour prior to the service at the church. Private burial will take place at a later date. Jespersen passed away Saturday, Aug. 19, 2023, at Spencer Hospital. Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.

Funeral Notice: Charles Snow

Funeral services for Charles Snow, 74, of Spencer, will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 11, 2023, at Warner Chapel, in Spencer. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer. Snow passed away Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2023, at Spencer Hospital. Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.

Lisa Palm

A memorial service for Lisa Joy Palm, of Minneapolis, formerly of Spencer, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 11, at Bethany Lutheran Church in Spencer. Rev. Peter Rosenkvist will officiate the service.

Subscribe to Obituaries