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Funeral Notice: Betty Mundus

Funeral services for Betty Mundus, 84, of Spencer, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m., Friday, March 15, 2024, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. The Rev. Dan Taylor will officiate the service. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services at the chapel. Interment will be at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer. Mundus passed away Monday, March 11, 2024, at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Warner Funeral is in charge of arrangements.

Funeral Notice: Les Alsman

Funeral services for Les Alsman, 69, of Spencer, will be conducted at a later date. Alsman passed away Monday, March 11, 2024, at home in Spencer. Warner Funeral is in charge of arrangements.

Gladys Cacek

Gladys Jane (Irvine) Cacek, 100, a former resident of Sutherland, died peacefully on March 3, 2024 at the Eastern Star Masonic Home in Boone.

A funeral service held be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 7, 2024, at the Eastern Star Masonic Home Chapel, 715 W. Third St., Boone, IA 50036. Burial will be at the Calvary Cemetery in Sutherland on Friday, March 8, at 11 a.m. Memorials can be sent in Gladys’ name to the nonprofit of your choice.

Genevieve Burger

Services for Genevieve Mildred Burger will be conducted at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, March 9, 2024, at Zion Lutheran Church in Ruthven. Rev. Donna Gray will officiate the service. Visitation will be from 9-10:30 a.m., Saturday, at the church. Burial will be at Silver Lake Cemetery in Ayrshire.

Funeral Notice: Nelva Petersen

Funeral services for Nelva Petersen, 72, of Spencer, will be conducted at 11 a.m., Wednesday, March 13, 2024, at Rivers Edge Methodist Church in Spencer. Rev. Tim Frasher will officiate the service. Visitation with the family will be from 5-7 p.m., Tuesday, at the church. Burial will be conducted at a later date. Petersen passed away Sunday, March 3, 2024, at Avera McKennan in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Funeral Notice: Chuck Coldren

Funeral services for Chuck Coldren, 90, of Spencer, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m., Monday, March 11, 2024, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Spencer. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be at 1:30 p.m., Monday, at Calvary Cemetery in Laurens. Coldren passed away Monday, March 5, 2024, at St. Luke’s Lutheran Home in Spencer. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Warner Funeral is in charge of arrangements.

Funeral Notice: Joan Fear

Funeral services for Joan Fear, 90, of West Des Moihes, formerly of Spencer, will be conducted at 10 a.m., Saturday, March 9, 2024, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services at the funeral home. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer. Fear passed away Thursday, Feb. 29, 2024, at Morningstar Assisted Living & Memory Care in West Des Moines. Warner Funeral is in charge of arrangements.

Funeral Notice: Fred ‘Fritz’ Baedke

Funeral services for Fred “Fritz” Baedke, 86, of Spencer, formerly of Terril, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, March 6, 2024, at Christ the King Lutheran Church in Spencer. Visitation will begin at 5 p.m., Tuesday, with the family present from 5-7 p.m., at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer. Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery in Terril. Baedke passed away Saturday, March 2, 2024, at St. Luke’s Nursing Home in Spencer. Warner Funeral is in charge of arrangements.

Betty Kruse

Funeral services for Betty Jean Kruse, 89, of Spencer, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m., Friday, March 1, 2024, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, of Royal. Rev. Mark Wilms will officiate the service. Visitation will take place Thursday, Feb. 29, starting at 5 p.m., with family present from 5-7 p.m., at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Royal. Burial will be at Willow Creek Cemetery in Royal. Betty passed away Sunday, Feb. 25, 2024, at Riverview Assisted Living in Spencer.

Marilyn Holcomb

Marilyn Grause Holcomb, 89, passed away peacefully in her home on Feb. 23, 2024.

Arlie “Scott” Palmer

Funeral services for Arlie “Scott” Palmer were conducted Monday, Feb. 26, 2024, at Hope Reformed Church, in Spencer. Revs. James Runcorn and Perry DeGroot officiated the service. Inurnment will be conducted at First Reformed Cemetery in rural Everly at a later date.

Marlly Gerritsen

Funeral services for Marlly Gerritsen, 93, of Cedar Rapids, formerly from Spencer, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 24, 2024, at Hope Reformed Church in Spencer. Rev. Perry DeGroot will officiate the service. Visitation with the family will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer. She passed away Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2024, at Hiawatha Care Center in Cedar Rapids.

Marguerite Jones

Services for Marguerite Jane (Merrill) Jones, 95, was conducted Saturday, Feb. 17, 2024, at United Methodist Church in Ruthven. Rev. Kris Hackbart will officiate the service. Interment will be Crown Hill Cemetery in Ruthven.

Michael ‘Mike’ Yeager

It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Michael "Mike" Yeager, a loved father, grandfather, brother, and friend. Mike peacefully departed from this world on Jan. 24, 2024, at the age of 72, due to complications from a stroke.

Marilyn Jones

Funeral services for Marilyn Jane Jone, 92, of Linn Grove, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m., Friday, Feb. 16, 2024, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Tonna Parsons will officiate the service. Visitation will be one hour prior to the funeral at Warner Funeral Home. Burial will be at Garfield Cemetery. She passed away Monday, Feb. 12, 2024, at Glen Oaks Care Center in Urbandale.

Dennis Johnson

Dennis H. Johnson, 82, of Lincoln, Nebraska, passed away Feb. 8, 2024, at Bryan East Hospital in Lincoln. He was born May 27, 1941, to Esther Margaret Pearson Johnson and Harold O. Johnson in Schaller, Iowa. He grew up on a farm and had many good memories of farm life and fishing on nearby lakes with his parents. His family lived on a farm with a creek where he and his friends camped and caught fish. His dad was “an Oliver man” meaning he used Oliver tractors for farm work.

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