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Obituaries
Loren Wilmer Reed
Wednesday, January 22, 1919 - Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Loren Wilmer Reed
Loren Wilmer Reed, son of C.B. and Dagmar (Heick) Reed was born January 22, 1919 on a farm in Clay County north of Peterson, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in the Peterson area where he graduated from Peterson High School in 1937. He atten...
Alice Patrick
Tuesday, February 16, 1932 - Sunday, September 28, 2014
Alice Patrick
Alice Marie Patrick, the daughter of Nels and Julia (Anderson) Holmberg, was born February 16, 1932 in rural Dickens, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Dickens, where she received her education. Alice worked on a farm after her schooling a...
Arlan Keith Clausen
Monday, May 05, 1919 - Friday, September 26, 2014
Arlan Keith Clausen
Arlan Keith Clausen, the son of Peter and Myrtle (Runkle) Clausen, was born May 5, 1919, in Spencer, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in rural Spencer where he received his education, graduating from Spencer High School in 1936. Arlan...
Elizabeth Ries
Thursday, July 20, 1922 - Thursday, September 25, 2014
Elizabeth Ries
Elizabeth June Ries, the daughter of William and Louise (Heinzman) Hill was born July 20, 1922 in Omaha, NE. Her childhood years were spent in the Omaha area, where she attended school and graduated in 1940. After school Elizabeth worked assembl...
Patricia Virginia Folsom
Thursday, April 21, 1921 - Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Patricia Virginia Folsom
Patricia Virginia Folsom was born in Belle Plaine, Iowa, on April 27, 1921. She was the youngest daughter of James and Virginia McVicker. When she was two years old, her family moved to Iowa City where she attended City High School, graduating in 193...
Eugene George Pooler
Saturday, June 21, 1930 - Monday, September 22, 2014
Eugene George Pooler
Eugene George Pooler, the son of Levi G. Pooler and Edna F. Johnson Pooler, was born June 21, 1930 in Bellingham, WA. Eugene received his early education in Country Schools. Eugene was a farmer and truck driver for Sieh Farm Drainage for 32 ...
William 'Bill' Scott
Sunday, June 21, 1925 - Sunday, September 21, 2014
William 'Bill' Scott
William 'Bill' Eldridge Scott, the son of Eldridge and Mabel Miller Scott was born June 21, 1925 in Greenville, IA. His childhood years were spent in the Rossie, IA area where he graduated from Rossie High School. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy i...
Irene Otten Johnson
Sunday, February 11, 1923 - Saturday, September 20, 2014
Irene Otten Johnson
Irene Evelyn Otten Johnson, daughter of George and Stella Otten, was born February 11, 1923 in Minnesota. After the family moved to Iowa, she graduated from the Linn Grove School in 1941 and enlisted in the WAVES in February 1943. On Oc...
Steven Paul Loehr
Wednesday, June 15, 1949 - Thursday, September 18, 2014
Steven Paul Loehr
Steven Paul Loehr, the son of Curtis and Neola (Ratcliff) Loehr, was born June 15, 1949 in Fort Dodge, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in the Lohrville, Iowa area where he received his early education. When Steve was nine years old, his f...
Lois Harriet Koenig
Monday, September 12, 1921 - Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Lois Harriet Koenig
Lois Koenig, the daughter of Peter and Myrtle (Johnson) Hagedorn, was born September 12, 1921 on a farm northwest of Royal, IA. Her childhood years were spent on a farm near Royal, where she received her education, graduating from Royal High Sc...
Jack Frederick Ingraham
Friday, November 18, 1927 - Sunday, September 14, 2014
Jack Frederick Ingraham
Jack Frederick Ingraham, 86, of Apple Valley, formerly of Spencer, Iowa and Bloomington, Minnesota, passed away Sunday, September 14, 2014 surrounded by his loving family. He was born November 18, 1927 in Harlan, Iowa to Harry and Francis (nee Freder...
Helena 'Sanny' Andrews
Saturday, October 26, 1918 - Thursday, September 11, 2014
Helena 'Sanny' Andrews
Helena Santillan 'Sanny' Andrews was born October 26, 1918, to Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Santillan in Audubon, Iowa. She was raised and educated in Audubon and graduated from Audubon High School in 1937. She entered St. Anthony's School of Nursing in...
Mary "Kay" Kathleen Steffen
Saturday, May 13, 1922 - Thursday, September 11, 2014
Mary
Mary Kathleen "Kay" Steffen, the daughter of Michael Jay and Florence Burke White, was born May 13, 1922 in Riceville, Iowa. Kay graduated from Riceville Community High School. She then continued her education and graduated from Iowa State Teachers...
Reuben Ralph Tichy
Monday, December 14, 1925 - Sunday, September 07, 2014
Reuben Ralph Tichy
Reuben Ralph Tichy, the son of Albin and Rose Marie (Kotrba), was born December 14, 1925 in Niobrara, NE. His early childhood years were spent in Nebraska where he received his education. He moved to Rossie, Iowa, where he began high school and lat...
Louise Delia Devine
Sunday, November 09, 1919 - Friday, September 05, 2014
Louise Delia Devine
Memorials can be directed to the Spencer Public Library or the Spencer Hospital Louise Delia Devine, the daughter of Frank and Mary (Peffer) Devine, was born November 9, 1919 near Bode, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in that area, whe...
Carl Ernest Abel
Tuesday, March 09, 1915 - Thursday, September 04, 2014
Carl Ernest Abel
Carl Ernest Abel, the son of Carl August and Hulda (Nobling) Abel, was born March 5, 1915 in Wall Lake, IA. His childhood years were spent in Wall Lake and the family moved to the Greenville area when he was 13 where he completed his education gr...
Harry Joseph Eilers
Friday, July 05, 1929 - Thursday, August 28, 2014
Harry Joseph Eilers
Harry Joseph Eilers, the son of Harry Herman and Roseanne Vonnahme Eilers, was born July 5, 1929 in St. Louis, MO. As a young child, his family moved to Milford, Iowa where Harry received his early education. On November 9, 1957, Harry married...
Irene Hugunin
Saturday, December 14, 1929 - Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Irene Hugunin
Irene Janet Hugunin, the daughter of James and Gertrude (Thoreson) Cory was born on December 14, 1929 in Ruthven, IA. Her childhood years were spent in Ruthven and Northern Minnesota, where she graduated from Akley, MN in 1947. Irene marri...
Irene Anne Schuknecht
Tuesday, June 16, 1925 - Sunday, August 24, 2014
Irene Anne Schuknecht
Irene Anne Schuknecht, the daughter of Peter and Emma (Jager) Paulsen, was born June 16, 1925 in Hartley, Iowa. She attended school at Hartley, Primghar, Rock Rapids and Maple Plain, MN where she received her education. She was baptized at the ...
Dwight Joe Geerdes
Saturday, January 05, 1957 - Sunday, August 24, 2014
Dwight Joe Geerdes
Dwight Joe Geerdes, the son of Edwin and Ellen Hirt Geerdes, was born January 5, 1957, in Everly, Iowa. Joe was baptized and confirmed at the First English Lutheran Church in Spencer. He received his early education and graduated from the Everly Hi...
Nelson 'Nels' Ellsworth, Jr.
Saturday, October 13, 1923 - Saturday, August 23, 2014
Nelson 'Nels' Ellsworth, Jr.
Nelson 'Nels' Ellsworth Jr., age 90 of Mankato and formerly of Spencer, IA, died Saturday, August 23, 2014 at Pathstone Living in Mankato. Nelson was born October 13, 1923 to Dr. Nelson R. and Alma (Juhl) Ellsworth Sr. in Terril, IA. He gr...
Ardis Joyce Long
Saturday, January 03, 1931 - Thursday, August 21, 2014
Ardis Joyce Long
Ardis Joyce Long, the daughter of Everett and Vila (Walker) McKeever, was born January 3, 1931 on a farm S.W. Ardis attended schools in Linn Grove, Rossie, and Royal. She was active in basketball and softball and played the French Horn while at Roya...
Shirley Maxine Barnard
Wednesday, October 31, 1928 - Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Shirley Maxine Barnard
Shirley Maxine Barnard, the daughter of Edwin and Hazel (Brown) Larson was born October 31, 1928 in Algona, IA. Her childhood years were spent in the Ayrshire, IA area, where she attended school, graduating from Silver Lake High School in Ayrshi...
Dustin Lee Heacock
Thursday, February 11, 1988 - Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Dustin Lee Heacock
Dustin Lee Heacock, the son of Ron Pixler and Stephanie Mathers, was born on February 11, 1988, in Omaha, Ne. He moved to Storm Lake, Iowa in his youth to live with his dad; where he attended Laurens Marathon High School and graduated from Storm L...
Doris Marie Ginger
Sunday, March 26, 1922 - Monday, August 18, 2014
Doris Marie Ginger
Doris Marie (Clark) Ginger, 92, of Spencer, passed away Monday, August 18, 2014, peacefully at her home. Doris was born March 26, 1922, in Milford, IA, the daughter of Arthur and Hazel (Alexander) Clark. She grew up in Milford, IA, where she gra...
Marty Ray Matthiesen
Tuesday, December 04, 1956 - Thursday, August 14, 2014
Marty Ray Matthiesen
Marty Ray Matthiesen, the son of Jack and Betty (Averill) Matthiesen, was born December 4, 1956, in Spencer, Iowa. Marty received his education from Spencer schools, graduating in 1975. As a child and through his young adult years, Marty enjoyed ri...
Goldie Ruth Miller
Monday, February 04, 1929 - Sunday, August 10, 2014
Goldie Ruth Miller
Goldie Ruth Miller, the daughter of Clyde and Eliza Richardson Utley was born February 4, 1929 in Ayrshire, IA. Her childhood years were spent in the Ayrshire area, where she was raised by her adoptive parents Tom and Mary Virgil. She graduated ...
Herman 'Kay' Kunath
Thursday, September 13, 1923 - Saturday, August 09, 2014
Herman 'Kay' Kunath
Herman 'Kay' Kunath the son of Sumner and Bertha Miller Kunath was born at home in Spencer September 13th 1923. His childhood years were spent there where he had his first job at 11 as a paperboy. From there he went on to graduate from Spencer H...
Jay Todd Hessman
Sunday, April 15, 1962 - Friday, August 01, 2014
Jay Todd Hessman
Jay Todd Hessman was born to David and Arlene (Jackson) Hessman on April 15, 1962 at the Muscatine General Hospital in Muscatine, IA. At age one, he moved to Ida County, Ida Grove, IA where he spent most of his growing up years. The family mov...
Willliam Arthur DeVos
Thursday, June 02, 1921 - Saturday, July 26, 2014
Willliam Arthur DeVos
William Arthur DeVos, the son of William and Gertrude (Pluim) DeVos, was born on June 2, 1921, in Sioux Center, IA. He grew up in Sioux County and attended and graduated from high school in Ireton. On October 28, 1942, William married Bet...
Donna Mae Hrubes
Friday, March 08, 1940 - Saturday, July 26, 2014
Donna Mae Hrubes
Donna Mae (Bleich) Hrubes, 74 years old, was born March 8, 1940 in Algona, IA, and was the eldest daughter of Frank and Minnie Bleich. She was baptized at St. Joseph's Catholic Church and grew up in Wesley, IA. No stranger to challenges in her l...
Dorothy Eleanor Franseen
Tuesday, April 14, 1925 - Saturday, July 26, 2014
Dorothy Eleanor Franseen
Dorothy Eleanor Franseen, the daughter of Ray and Esther (Wenell) Gustafson, was born April 14, 1925 in Albert City, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Laurens, where she received her education, graduating from Laurens High School. Followi...
Esther Sebby
Wednesday, February 09, 1927 - Saturday, July 26, 2014
Esther Sebby
Shirley Mae Marble
Wednesday, May 21, 1924 - Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Shirley Mae Marble
Shirley Mae Marble, the daughter of Ralph and Mildred (Duhn) Masters, was born May 21, 1924, in Graettinger, IA. Her childhood years were spent in Graettinger where she received her education, graduating from Graettinger High School in 1942. ...
Richard Dale Berger
Thursday, December 13, 1945 - Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Richard Dale Berger
Richard Dale Berger, the son of Charles and Helen (Dyer) Berger, was born December 13, 1945 in Emmetsburg, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Ayrshire, where he received his early education. His family later moved to LeRoy, MN where he co...
Shirley Kramer
Thursday, December 18, 1941 - Sunday, July 20, 2014
Shirley Kramer
Shirley Joan Kramer, the daughter of Harlen and Darlene (Merchant) Steburg, was born December 18, 1941 in Fort Dodge, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Fort Dodge, where she received her education. She spent one year in West Virginia wit...
Susanne Lee Weaver
Sunday, February 16, 1941 - Saturday, July 19, 2014
Susanne Lee Weaver
Susanne Lee Weaver, the daughter of Silas and Doris (Fredenburg) Steele was born February 16, 1941 in Cherokee, IA. Her childhood years were spent in the Sutherland, IA area where she attended country school, before graduating from Sutherland Co...
LaVonne E. Taylor
Thursday, April 13, 1939 - Saturday, July 12, 2014
LaVonne E. Taylor
Betty Ruth Beal
Monday, February 25, 1935 - Saturday, July 12, 2014
Betty Ruth Beal
Betty Ruth Beal, the daughter of Ersel and Myrtle (Waters) Curry, was born February 25, 1935, in Aurora, IL. Her childhood years were spent in Aurora where she received her education. Betty married David Beal on December 8, 1951, at the...
Judy Ann Frerichs
Wednesday, July 23, 1941 - Tuesday, July 08, 2014
Judy Ann Frerichs
Judy Ann Lorenz Frerichs, 72, of Lost Island Lake, Iowa died at 3:57 AM, Tuesday, July 8, 2014. She passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by her loved ones. Judy was born July 23, 1941 in Spencer, Iowa to George and Lillian (Voogd) L...
Steven Lee Lutes
Wednesday, June 29, 1949 - Wednesday, July 02, 2014
Steven Lee Lutes
The brother of Becky Campbell of Spencer. Steven Lee Lutes, the son of Arthur 'Bill' and Margaret 'Rusty' (Cobbs) Lutes, was born June 29, 1949 in Decatur, Illinois. His childhood years were spent in several communities, graduating from Spir...
Howard Raymond Porter
Tuesday, June 26, 1923 - Wednesday, July 02, 2014
Howard Raymond Porter
Howard Raymond Porter, the son of Bert and Bessie (Merrell) Porter, was born June 26, 1923 in Albion, NE. His childhood years were spent in Boone County, Nebraska, where he received his early education in country schools. His family later moved...
Richard Trevor Kirksey, Sr.
Friday, October 11, 1918 - Tuesday, July 01, 2014
Richard Trevor Kirksey, Sr.
Richard T. Kirksey, the son of James and Bernie (Anderson) Kirksey, was born October 11, 1918 in Illmo, Missouri. At an early age, the family moved to Dupo, Illinois. Richard completed his high school education at Dupo Community High School in Illi...
Marjorie Becket
Monday, March 27, 1916 - Monday, June 23, 2014
Marjorie Becket
Marjorie Elizabeth Becket, age 98, passed away on June 23, 2014 in Shreveport, Louisiana. She was a life-long resident of Spencer, and had moved recently to be near her daughter and family in Louisiana. Marge was born on March 27, 1916 in Carroll, ...
Richard (Rick) David Gray
Monday, January 15, 1951 - Sunday, June 22, 2014
Richard (Rick) David Gray
Richard (Rick) Gray, the son of Richard and Lowene Belva (Brallier) Gray, was born January 15, 1951 in Salem, Oregon. His childhood years were spent in Spencer, where he received his education, graduating from Spencer High School in 1969. He ent...
Caroline Christina Kressin
Monday, September 27, 1926 - Saturday, June 21, 2014
Caroline Christina Kressin
Caroline Kressin, 87, went to be with her Lord on Saturday, June 21, 2014. She was born Caroline Christina Hannah Friedrich, on September 27, 1926, to Rev. Walter and Alma (Thraum) Friedrich, in Willow Township, Greene County, Iowa. She was baptize...
Leanne Arrowood
Saturday, November 16, 1957 - Friday, June 20, 2014
Leanne Arrowood
Leanne Arrowood, the daughter of Ronald Arrowood and Leah 'Jane' Mugge was born November 16, 1957 in Spencer, IA. Leanne received all of her early education and graduated High School in Spencer, IA. Later in her life she pursued a college educat...
Anice Velma Eslick
Sunday, December 09, 1917 - Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Anice Velma Eslick
Anice Velma Eslick, the daughter of Edward and Virginia McGowan Deen, was born December 9, 1917 in Vilas, CO. Anice received her early education and graduated from the Vilas High School. Following her schooling, Anice worked as a secretary for a Ju...
Irving Adelbert Merrill
Friday, December 24, 1920 - Thursday, June 12, 2014
Irving Adelbert Merrill
Irving Adelbert Merrill, the son of Adelbert and Beda (Anderson) Merrill, was born December 24, 1920, near Sioux Rapids, IA. His childhood years were spent in northwest Iowa where he received his education, graduating from Arnolds Park High School. ...
Jeanette 'Tootie' Halquist
Sunday, July 18, 1926 - Sunday, June 08, 2014
Jeanette 'Tootie' Halquist
Jeanette "Tootie" L. Halquist, the daughter of Harry L. and Clara (Ellingson) Lund, was born July 18, 1926, in Laurens, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Laurens where she received her education, graduating from Laurens High School. She ...
Ralph Ivan Day
Sunday, September 18, 1927 - Saturday, June 07, 2014
Ralph Ivan Day
Ralph Ivan Day, the son of Robert and Cora (Luzader) Day was born September 18, 1927 in Martinsburg, IA. His childhood years were spent in the Martinsburg area until moving to Ottumwa, IA, where he graduated high school. Ralph joined the ...
Alice Louise Henderson
Friday, June 30, 1933 - Friday, June 06, 2014
Alice Louise Henderson
Shirley Faye Hicks
Sunday, September 02, 1945 - Wednesday, June 04, 2014
Shirley Faye Hicks
Shirley Faye Hicks, the daughter of Marvin and Faye (Eiler) Piklapp was born September 2, 1945, in Lynch, NE. Her childhood years were spent in the Lynch, NE, area, where she attended Monowi and Freemont schools, until moving to Sioux City where...
Karen Marie VanderVeen
Monday, November 29, 1943 - Saturday, May 31, 2014
Karen Marie VanderVeen
Karen Marie VanderVeen, the daughter of Louis John and Marie Lucille (Botsford) Hollander, was born November 29, 1943, in Artesia, CA. Her childhood years were spent in Sheldon, IA, where she received her education. Karen married Harvey Vander...
Effie Claire Eldridge
Friday, May 30, 2014 - Friday, May 30, 2014
Effie Claire Eldridge
Effie Claire Eldridge is lovingly survived by her parents, Brayden Eldridge and Christy Olberding of Spencer; her sister, Nola; Paternal Grandparents: Jim Eldridge and Diane Eldridge both of Spencer; Maternal Grandparents: Shirlee Hallman and her hus...
Lonnie Ray Bauerly
Wednesday, August 01, 1945 - Monday, May 26, 2014
Lonnie Ray Bauerly
Lonnie Ray Bauerly, the son of Floyd and LaVonne (McDonald) Bauerly, was born on August 1, 1945, in Sibley, IA. He was raised and received his early education in Ocheydan, IA. Following high school, for the next 10-15 years, he worked with road ...
Clara Merlene Somers
Monday, August 02, 1915 - Saturday, May 24, 2014
Clara Merlene Somers
Clara Merlene Somers, the daughter of Merill and Lena (Case) Banks was born August 2, 1915 in Langdon, Iowa. She attended Spencer Schools, graduating from Spencer High School in 1934. Clara married Harley Somers on December 3, 1950. She wo...
Elizabeth Kyte
Thursday, October 12, 1995 - Friday, May 23, 2014
Elizabeth Kyte
Elizabeth Ranae Kyte, the daughter of Donald and Tamara Kay (Roland) Kyte, was born October 12, 1995, in Yankton, South Dakota. Elizabeth was recently employed at Wal-Mart in Spirit Lake, Iowa. She enjoyed exercising and taking walks, music, sho...
Lowell Marvin Mouw
Saturday, June 11, 1927 - Thursday, May 22, 2014
Lowell Marvin Mouw
Lowell Marvin Mouw, age 86, of Spencer, died Thursday, May 22, 2014 at Liebe Care Center in Greene, Iowa. Lowell Mouw, the son of Gerrit and Cora Mouw, was born June 11, 1927 in Orange City. After high school Lowell served in the Navy and then...
Steven Allen Kathman
Tuesday, March 02, 1965 - Saturday, May 17, 2014
Steven Allen Kathman
Steven Allen Kathman, the son of Billy and Mary (Heisler) Kathman, was born on March 2, 1965, in Emmetsburg, IA. He was raised also received his education in Ayrshire, graduating from Ruthven-Ayrshire High School. Steven married Trudy Thom...
Christine Mathern
Tuesday, June 01, 1926 - Friday, May 16, 2014
Christine Mathern
Christine Mathern, the daughter of Wilhelm and Katherine (Hansen) Rahbusch, was born June 1, 1926, in Treia Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. Her family moved to America to Sutherland, Iowa, when Christine was a child. She received her education an...
Darlo Julious 'Al' Albers
Friday, September 17, 1926 - Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Darlo Julious 'Al' Albers
Al Albers, the son of Jesse and Melva (Blaue) Albers, was born September 17, 1926 in O'Brien County, IA. He grew up on a farm near Primghar and received his education at Gaza Consolidated School. Al was married twice and had three chil...
Betty Menke
Sunday, February 08, 1931 - Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Betty Menke
Betty Lou Kramer Menke of Spencer, IA was born to Vena Hopfe and Albert Kramer on February 8, 1931 in Everly, IA. Betty attended a country school west of Spencer, through 8th grade, then attended Everly High School, where she graduated in 1949....
Donna Mae Rausch Ostermann
Friday, February 15, 1935 - Monday, May 12, 2014
Donna Mae Rausch Ostermann
Donna Mae Rausch Ostermann was born on February 15, 1935 in Harris, IA. She spent her childhood there where she attended Harris Lake Park Schools. She married William George Rausch on April 30, 1954 and to this union two sons and one daughter were bo...
Geraldine Elaine Clausen
Monday, January 06, 1936 - Sunday, May 11, 2014
Geraldine Elaine Clausen
Geraldine Elaine Stamer Clausen, the daughter of Erwin and Frieda (Tesch) Mesner was born January 6, 1936 in Germantown, IA. Her childhood years were spent in Germantown, IA where she attended school. Geraldine married Orlan Stamer on Sept...
Diane Joan Toebes
Saturday, January 09, 1943 - Sunday, May 11, 2014
Diane Joan Toebes
Diane Joan Toebes, the daughter of Alvin and Katherine Travis Hildenbrand, was born January 9, 1943 in Chicago, IL. When she was 14 years old, the family moved to Oak Park, IL where she received her education and graduated from Oak Park River Forest...
Darrel Richard Forslund Sr.
Thursday, September 26, 1940 - Saturday, May 10, 2014
Darrel Richard Forslund Sr.
Darrel Richard Forslund, Sr., was born on September 26, 1940 in Hollywood CA, firstborn to Richard and Ruth (Larson) Forslund. He grew up in Fort Dodge and graduated from FDSH in 1959. He married Julie Fishel on August 26, 1961 at Trinity Luthe...
David LaWayne Nelson
Friday, January 23, 1953 - Tuesday, May 06, 2014
David LaWayne Nelson
Dave was born January 23, 1953 in Spencer, Iowa. The first-born child to Bob and Arlene (Goyette) Nelson he was raised with a younger brother and partner in crime, Donny. He spent his childhood helping out around the family's pharmacy and enjoying ...
Janet Kay Horning
Saturday, September 28, 1940 - Saturday, May 03, 2014
Janet Kay Horning
Janet Kay Horning, the daughter of Elmer and Pearl (Rabbe) Bruggeman, was born September 28, 1940 in Iowa City, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent near Lake City, IA, where she received her education. After her schooling, she worked at a hos...
Helen Anna Wilken
Saturday, July 18, 1914 - Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Helen Anna Wilken
Helen Anna Wilken, the daughter of Herman and Anna (Bokker) Wilken, was born July 18, 1914, in Monticello, IN. Her childhood years were spent in Everly where she received her education, graduating from Everly High School in 1933. She later att...
Edward J. Krebs
Sunday, July 01, 1945 - Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Edward J. Krebs
Edward Joseph Krebs died in his home on April 29, 2014 after a short but courageous battle with stomach cancer. Ed was born on July 1, 1945 in Manson, Iowa and started his life living in a chicken coop. No joke. Born to Don and Martha (Harrold) Kreb...
Lois Merchant
Wednesday, June 02, 1937 - Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Lois Merchant
Lois Merchant was born June 2, 1937 in Omaha, Nebraska to Lawrence and Mildred (Donahoo) Sandy. She grew up on a farm near Gretna, NE, graduating from Gretna High School in 1954. After graduation, she attended Wayne State Teacher's College, wh...
Clara 'Genevieve' Sparks
Wednesday, June 04, 1924 - Saturday, April 26, 2014
Clara 'Genevieve' Sparks
Clara Genevieve Sparks, the daughter of Watson and Clara Bottenfield Barton, was born June 4, 1924 in Altoona, PA. As a young child, both of her parents passed away and she was raised by her grandmother. She received her early education and gr...
Steve Chalstrom
Monday, July 01, 1985 - Friday, April 25, 2014
Steve Chalstrom
Steve was not only a son, brother, uncle, grandson and friend, he was a man who embraced life with love and passion. His passion for life touched the lives of so many from his childhood days growing up in Spencer, to his time on the family farm and h...
Flavius 'Andy' Dodge
Sunday, September 29, 1918 - Friday, April 25, 2014
Flavius 'Andy' Dodge
Flavius 'Andy' Anderson Dodge, was born September 29, 1918 on the Dodge family farm near Langodn, IA; His parents were Walter H. and Vina E. (Anderson) Dodge. His early education was received at Meadow #5, Langdon, and he graduated from Lake Cen...
David Sorter
Sunday, September 23, 1956 - Friday, April 25, 2014
David Sorter
David Robert Sorter, the son of Robert and Florence (Robinson) Sorter was born September 23, 1956 in Los Angeles, CA. his childhood years were spent in the Minneapolis, MN area where he attended school through 8th grade, before moving to Janesvi...
Lawrence 'Larry' Hobert Connell
Tuesday, June 13, 1922 - Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Lawrence 'Larry' Hobert Connell
Lawrence (Larry) Hobert Connell, 91, of Spencer, Iowa, passed away at Spencer Hospital on April 23, 2014, after a brief illness. Larry was born June 13, 1922, in Arnolds Park, Iowa, to George and Emma (Schweizer) Connell. After a difficult ...
Louise T. Heinrichs
Wednesday, May 18, 1932 - Monday, April 21, 2014
Louise T. Heinrichs
Louise T. Heinrichs, the daughter of Lawrence and Regina (Booth) Winker was born May 18, 1932 in Carroll, IA. Her childhood years were spent in the Carroll area where she attended school. She married Virgil 'Corkey' Heinrichs on June 1, 1950 at ...
Kathleen 'Kay' A. Filloon
Wednesday, December 24, 1930 - Sunday, April 20, 2014
Kathleen 'Kay' A. Filloon
Kathleen A. "Kay" Filloon, the daughter of John and Margaret (Walsh) Ford, was born December 24, 1930 on a farm northwest of Laurens, Iowa. She was raised on that farm and attended country school through the 8th grade. She later attended and gr...
Jean Anne Richards
Sunday, August 08, 1926 - Saturday, April 19, 2014
Jean Anne Richards
Jean Anne Richards, the daughter of Anthony and Marguerite (Doyle) Rubes, was born on August 8, 1926, in Spencer, IA. She was raised and received her early education in Spencer, graduating from Spencer High School as the valedictorian of her cla...
Richard Jay Wells
Saturday, September 01, 1956 - Friday, April 18, 2014
Richard Jay Wells
Richard Jay Wells, the son of Jerry Grotzky and Carol Campbell Scott, was born on September 1, 1956, in Hartley, IA. In 1976, Richard married Joanne Wilson, and to this union two children were born. Richard had three children: Mitch Nehring of E...
Maxine Elda Busse
Tuesday, February 25, 1930 - Thursday, April 17, 2014
Maxine Elda Busse
Maxine Elda Busse, the daughter of William and Sena (Jepsen) Busse, was born February 25, 1930 in Pronto, MN. Her family moved to Spencer, Iowa when she was a young child. She received her education in Spencer schools and graduated from Spence...
Grace Alvina Johnson
Friday, April 04, 1924 - Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Grace Alvina Johnson
Grace Alvina Johnson, the daughter of Henry T. and Lilla (Hicks) Hanson, was born April 4, 1924, in Jackson County, MN. Her childhood years were spent in Windom, MN, where she received her education, graduating from Windom High School. Grace m...
Ronald Dale Eaton
Wednesday, August 20, 1947 - Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Ronald Dale Eaton
Ronald Dale Eaton, the son of Leo and Hazel (Sweet) Eaton, was born on August 20, 1947, in Fort Dodge, Iowa. He was raised and received his early education in Rockwell City, graduating from high school in 1966. After graduation he entered into the mi...
Carmen Alethia Stier
Monday, June 03, 1940 - Sunday, April 13, 2014
Carmen Alethia Stier
Carmen Alethia Stier, the daughter of James and Emma (Bateman) Harrell, was born June 3, 1940, in Columbia, NC. Her childhood years were spent in Columbia where she received her education. After high school, she attended and graduated from Hicks...
Thelma Maxine McCullah
Tuesday, June 12, 1934 - Sunday, April 13, 2014
Thelma Maxine McCullah
Thelma Maxine McCullah, the daughter of James Peter and Leota Belle (Starkey) Jensen, was born June 12, 1934, in Graettinger, IA. She was raised and received her early education there, graduating from Graettinger High School. After graduation, Thelma...
Kenneth Graesing
Monday, May 14, 1928 - Sunday, April 13, 2014
Kenneth Graesing
Marlene Ann Moding
Monday, January 25, 1937 - Saturday, April 12, 2014
Marlene Ann Moding
Marlene Ann Moding, the daughter of John and Gertrude (Johansen) Johanson was born January 25, 1937 in St. Paul, NE. Her childhood years were spent in the Royal, IA area where she attended school, graduating from Royal High School in 1955. ...
Bonnie J. Manwarren
Wednesday, December 03, 1924 - Wednesday, April 09, 2014
Bonnie J. Manwarren
Bonnie June (Rudolph) Manwarren, the daughter of Herman and Margaret (Bahde) Rudolph was born December 3, 1924 in Hartley, IA. She received her education in Des Moines, Iowa schools. On Dec. 9, 1942, she was united in marriage to Eugene James ...
Robert Joseph Pelletier
Friday, July 31, 1959 - Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Robert Joseph Pelletier
George Louis Muller
Wednesday, August 25, 1920 - Monday, March 31, 2014
George Louis Muller
George Louis Muller was born on August 25, 1920 on the farm near Whittemore, Iowa. He was the youngest of 5 children born to Peter and Anna (Mergan) Muller. He graduated from Presentation Academy in Whittemore in 1938. George went on to comp...
Elmer LeRoy Steven
Monday, June 17, 1918 - Monday, March 31, 2014
Elmer LeRoy Steven
Elmer LeRoy Steven, the son of LeRoy and Lottie (Church) Steven, was born June 17, 1918 in Algona, IA. His childhood years were spent in Kossuth, Hancock & Winnebago counties in Iowa, where he received his education. After his schooling, he en...
Cleo Garrod
Wednesday, August 20, 1919 - Friday, March 28, 2014
Cleo Garrod
Cleo Frances Ihry was born August 120, 1919 on a farm west of Royal, Iowa, to Jean Baptist and Nellie (Huss) Ihry. She attended elementary school and received her high school diploma from Royal, Iowa. Soon after, she graduated from Sioux City Acade...
Roger Eugene Falline
Monday, July 06, 1931 - Friday, March 28, 2014
Roger Eugene Falline
Edna Catherine "Ted" Couch
Tuesday, April 06, 1915 - Friday, March 28, 2014
Edna Catherine
Edna Catherine 'Ted' Couch, 98, of Marshalltown, passed away March 28, 2014 at the Villa del Sol, in the care of the Villa, Hospice and her family. A celebration of her life will be 2 p.m., Saturday, May 24 at the St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Marsh...
Donald Robert Carlson
Sunday, April 04, 1926 - Thursday, March 27, 2014
Donald Robert Carlson
Donald Robert Carlson, the son of B. Victor and Ellen (Swanson) Carlson, was born April 4, 1926 in Aurelia, IA. His childhood years were spent in Galva, IA, where he received his education, graduating from Galva High School. He continued his s...
Arlene Boettcher
Tuesday, July 06, 1920 - Thursday, March 27, 2014
Arlene Boettcher
Arlene Meta Boettcher, the daughter of Ernest and Lilly (Grote) Boettcher was born July 6, 1920, in Grant Township, Buena Vista County, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in the Grant Township area where she attended Zion Lutheran School in rural S...
Maurice Thilges
Wednesday, March 12, 1952 - Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Maurice Thilges
Maurice Thilges, the son of Arthur and Agnes Besch Thilges, was born March 12, 1952 in Algona, Iowa. He received his early education and graduated from Algona Garrigan High School in 1970. Maurice married Donna Baxter on February 23, 1990 in S...
Carolyn Jean Prange
Sunday, October 20, 1946 - Monday, March 24, 2014
Carolyn Jean Prange
Carolyn Jean Prange, the daughter of George and Elsie (Appledorn) Westphal was born October 20, 1946 on a farm outside of Paullina, Iowa. She attended school in the Paullina area and graduated from Sutherland High School in 1964. She met ...
Johnnie Anthony Steward
Saturday, September 27, 1919 - Sunday, March 23, 2014
Johnnie Anthony Steward
Johnnie Anthony Steward, the son of Archie and Florence Newman Steward was born September 27, 1919 in Memphis, TN. His childhood years were spent in the Memphis and Mason, TN area, before moving to the Webb, IA area. He was drafted into the U.S....
Cheryl Lee Stanley
Thursday, March 23, 1944 - Sunday, March 23, 2014
Cheryl Lee Stanley
Cheryl Lee Stanley, the daughter of Ralph and Francis (Mauer) Hepworth, was born on March 23, 1944 in Spencer, Iowa. She spent her youth on the family farm just west of Royal and graduated from Royal Consolidated High School. She was active in 4-H, M...
Darwin 'Scooter' Zahrt
Wednesday, August 24, 1932 - Thursday, March 20, 2014
Darwin 'Scooter' Zahrt
Darwin C. "Scooter" Zahrt, the son of Fred and Rachel (Roberts) Zahrt, was born August 24, 1932 in Rossie, IA. His childhood years were spent in the Rossie area where he received his education, graduating from Rossie High School. Following hig...
Vera Lillie Rose Saxby
Monday, March 31, 1919 - Monday, March 17, 2014
Vera Lillie Rose Saxby
Vera Lillie Rose Saxby, the daughter of Melvin and Rose (Piehl) Saxby, was born March 31, 1919 in Arlington, SD. Her childhood years were spent in Arlington, SD, where she received her early education. Her family later moved to Peterson, Iowa,...
Lee Luverne Shatto
Wednesday, October 08, 1930 - Sunday, March 16, 2014
Lee Luverne Shatto
Lee Luverne Shatto, the son of Luther and Orpha Shatto, was born October 8, 1930 in Spencer, IA. He attended school in Spencer and graduated in 1950. He served in the U.S. Army from 1950 to 1952. During his service, he was stationed in German...
James Robert Coffey
Wednesday, September 19, 1934 - Sunday, March 16, 2014
James Robert Coffey
James 'Jim' Robert Coffey, the son of Paul and Emma Stukey Pullen, was born in Madison, South Dakota on September 19, 1934. He received his early education in Spencer, Iowa. Jim served in the United States Army- Combat Engineers 2nd Divis...
Alma Jeane Spears
Tuesday, May 18, 1915 - Sunday, March 16, 2014
Alma Jeane Spears
Alma Jeane Beck Spears was born to Karoline Olesen Beck and Joseph S. Beck on May 18, 1915 in Greenville, Iowa. She graduated from the Greenville Community School in 1932 and worked in various homes until her marriage to Leonard Spears on March...
Marjorie Krogh
Tuesday, September 23, 1924 - Sunday, March 16, 2014
Marjorie Krogh
Marjorie Emma Krogh, the daughter of Albert and Annie Lewis Willard was born September 23, 1924, in Woodbury, IA. Her childhood years were spent in the Woodbury area where she attended Willow Township schools. Marjorie married Nels Willie ...
Alice Mae Black
Wednesday, January 11, 1933 - Monday, March 10, 2014
Alice Mae Black
Alice Mae Black, the daughter of William and Ina (Darling) Mehan, was born January 11, 1933 in Emmetsburg, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Ayrshire, where she received her education, graduating from Ayrshire High School. Following her schoo...
Roger Dean Ingledue
Friday, April 17, 1931 - Tuesday, March 04, 2014
Roger Dean Ingledue
Roger Ingledue, age 82, of Ames, Iowa, died Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at Mary Greeley Medical Center in Ames. In accordance with his wishes, Roger was cremated and a memorial service will be held at a later date. Born April 17, 1931, in Johnson Coun...
Myrtle Rausch
Thursday, February 15, 1923 - Monday, March 03, 2014
Myrtle Rausch
Mrs. Rausch was born February 15, 1923, at Center Grove, the daughter of Walter and Olive Swanson Banning. She received her education in Royal. She married Wilbur (Bill) Rausch on June 21, 1943, at Spencer. She and her husband were cafe' owners in...
Neil B. Scoles, Jr.
Sunday, February 01, 1920 - Saturday, March 01, 2014
Neil B. Scoles, Jr.
Neil Boyce Scoles Jr., son of Neil Boyce and Lydia Millsap Scoles Sr. was born February 1, 1920 in Des Moines, Iowa. Throughout his school years Neil and his family moved many times because of his father's work. Neil attended schools in Des Moi...
Betty Maxine Dell
Wednesday, July 07, 1926 - Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Betty Maxine Dell
Betty Bentley Dell Born July 7, 1926, Betty was raised on a family farm in Marathon surrounded by her parents, Edgar and Florence Bently and her sister, Donna, and two brothers, Russell and Rex. Her family was always important to her and sh...
Sally Lorraine Martwick
Tuesday, June 08, 1943 - Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Sally Lorraine Martwick
Sally Lorraine Martwick, the daughter of Burris and Hazel Leto Patrick, was born June 8, 1943 in Spencer, Iowa. Sally grew up in Peterson where she received her early education and graduated from the Peterson High School. On July 5, 1961, Sall...
Bonnie Sue Trosin
Tuesday, October 05, 1954 - Monday, February 24, 2014
Bonnie Sue Trosin
Bonnie Sue Trosin, the daughter of Arlo Gritten and Lois King Gritten, was born October 5, 1954, youngest of 5 siblings. She spent most of her life living in the Rossie area. Growing up on the farmstead outside of town, Bonnie spent her time ri...
Ora Martha Honsbruch
Wednesday, February 11, 1920 - Friday, February 21, 2014
Ora Martha Honsbruch
Ora Martha Honsbruch, the daughter of Chris and Martha (Luetkeman) Felten, was born February 11, 1920, on the family farm in rural Spring Township in Cherokee county. Her childhood years were spent on the family farm where she received her educa...
John Steven Welle
Monday, May 09, 1949 - Tuesday, February 18, 2014
John Steven Welle
John Steven Welle, the tenth child of Lester and Pearl (Arms) Welle, was born May 9th, 1949 on a farm located southwest of Milford. His childhood years were spent growing up on the farm. He attended Okoboji Twp. Consolidated School for his Ele...
Benjamin Lewis Robertson
Sunday, June 30, 1946 - Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Benjamin Lewis Robertson
Benjamin Lewis Robertson was born June 30, 1946 in Lincoln, Nebraska and passed away on February 18, 2014 after a brief illness. The son of Robert and Betty Meligan Robertson, Ben grew up in Lincoln and was a lifelong Cornhusker fan. He served in th...
Jay Todd Cole
Wednesday, January 02, 1963 - Friday, February 14, 2014
Jay Todd Cole
Jay Todd Cole was born on January 2, 1963 to LeRoy and Deanna (Nelson) Cole in Cherokee, Iowa. He was raised and educated in Spencer, Iowa. He graduated from Spencer High School in 1981. After graduation, Jay was employed at Stub's Ranch Kitc...
Dale Coval Darnell
Saturday, April 13, 1929 - Thursday, February 13, 2014
Dale Coval Darnell
Dale Coval Darnell, the son of Jay and Helen Way Darnell was born April 13, 1929, in Dunning, NE. His childhood years were spent in the Black Hills where he attended school, graduating from Custer High School. He lived in Holstein, IA and Sioux City...
Brian Jon Heisler
Friday, July 04, 1969 - Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Brian Jon Heisler
Brian Jon Heisler, the son of James and Beverly Alger Heisler, was born July 4, 1969 in Estherville, IA. He received his early education in Ruthven and was confirmed at the Zion Lutheran Church in Ruthven. Brian graduated from South Clay High Sch...
Elna Lavonne Jensen
Monday, October 05, 1925 - Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Elna Lavonne Jensen
Elna Lavonne Jensen, the daughter of Robert William Roberts and Elva Jane (Martin) Roberts, was born on Monday, October 5, 1925. She was raised and received her early education in Clay township at a country school, Maple Grove School...
Dorothy Belle Davis
Thursday, February 28, 1924 - Friday, February 07, 2014
Dorothy Belle Davis
Dorothy Belle Davis, the daughter of John and Jessie Wiley, was born February 28, 1924 in Varina, IA. Her childhood years were spent in the Varina, Storm Lake, and Rembrandt areas where she received her education. Dorothy was united in ma...
Diane Marie Anderson
Wednesday, August 07, 1957 - Tuesday, February 04, 2014
Diane Marie Anderson
Diane Marie Anderson, the SPECIAL mentally and handicapped daughter of Arlen Anderson and Adele (Rathgeber) Anderson- Homewood was born on August 7, 1957, in Sioux City, Iowa. She was admitted to Beatrice State Home in Beatrice, NE, at t...
Jeanette Dolores Holiday
Wednesday, December 04, 1929 - Monday, February 03, 2014
Jeanette Dolores Holiday
Jeanette Dolores (Andersen) Holiday, the daughter of Hartman and Anna (Lundblad) Andersen, was born December 4, 1929 in Gillett Grove, Iowa. Jeanette grew up in Gillett Grove and graduated from Gillett Grove Consolidated High School in 1947. After hi...
Gordon Erick
Saturday, November 10, 1951 - Sunday, February 02, 2014
Gordon Erick
Gordon Erick was born November 10, 1951, son of William & Janice Erick. He lived in the Royal, Everly areas where he attended school in Everly, graduating in 1970. Following his schooling, he entered the military and served with the Army from ...
Lyle Williams
Wednesday, January 07, 1925 - Friday, January 31, 2014
Lyle Williams
Lyle LuVerne Williams, the son of Lloyd and Bessie Nelson Williams was born January 7, 1925 in Royal, IA. His childhood years were spent in the Webb, IA area where he attended school, graduating as Valedictorian from Garfield Webb High School in ...
Kenneth Ingman Hoyne
Saturday, July 17, 1920 - Thursday, January 30, 2014
Kenneth Ingman Hoyne
Kenneth Ingman Hoyne, the son of Kenneth and Ellen (Siebert) Hoyne, was born July 17, 1920 in Hurley, SD. His childhood years were spent in Chicago, and later Kadoka, SD, until moving to Centerville, SD, where he received his education, graduat...
Duane 'Buck' Dotson
Friday, August 23, 1929 - Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Duane 'Buck' Dotson
Duane Allen Dotson, the son of Everett and Thelma Whaley Dotson, was born August 23, 1929 on a farm in Clay County, Iowa. He attended the rural Lake Center School all twelve years of his education, graduating in 1947. He then went to work for a ...
Clifford James Durst
Saturday, May 23, 1936 - Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Clifford James Durst
Clifford James Durst, the son of Balthasar and Helen Gutknecht Durst, was born May 23, 1936 in Spencer, Iowa. He received his early education and graduated from the Spencer High School in 1954. Clifford served in the Iowa National Guard from 1...
Michael Dean Thiel
Friday, February 09, 1940 - Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Michael Dean Thiel
On January 28, Dr. Michael Dean Thiel of Spirit Lake, Iowa died at the age of 73. He was born on February 9, 1940 in Spencer, Iowa to Bryce and Ann Thiel. As a child he lived in Aurelia and Ames, Iowa and Kimball, MN. He attended Minnesota B...
Lois Irene Schwien
Monday, September 02, 1918 - Sunday, January 26, 2014
Lois Irene Schwien
Lois Irene Schwien, the daughter of Joe and Rose (Jensen) Conner, was born September 2, 1918 in Lamberton, MN. Her family moved to Park Rapids, MN where she attended and graduated from school in 1935. She was united in marriage to Melvin ...
Mavis Genevieve Marxen
Sunday, December 12, 1926 - Saturday, January 25, 2014
Mavis Genevieve Marxen
Mavis Genevieve Marxen, the daughter of Arthur E. and Marcia S. (Coddington) Johnson was born December 12, 1926, in Marathon, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Marathon where she attended grade school. Her family moved to Laurens in 1940 wher...
Glenn Melvin Durst
Saturday, August 10, 1929 - Thursday, January 23, 2014
Glenn Melvin Durst
Glenn Melvin Durst, the son of Balthasar and Helen (Gutknecht) Durst, was born August 10, 1929 in rural Langdon, Iowa. He was raised on a farm outside of Langdon, where he received his education at a country school east of Langdon and later gradu...
Ruth Small
Thursday, September 16, 1926 - Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Ruth Small
Ruth Margelene Small was born on September 16, 1926, in Alta, Iowa, to Squire Albert and Myrtle (Walters) Sweeney. She attended school in Alta and later graduated from Alta High School in 1944. On October 26, 1944, she married Harold (Bud) Sm...
Kenneth 'Kenny' Kummerfeld
Wednesday, October 28, 1942 - Monday, January 20, 2014
Kenneth 'Kenny' Kummerfeld
Kenneth 'Kenny' Michael Kummerfeld, the son of LeRoy and Alice (Novenski) Kummerfeld, was born October 28, 1942 in Cherokee, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Sutherland, where he received his education, graduating from Sutherland High Sc...
Katherine Elizabeth Brooks
Sunday, February 01, 1925 - Saturday, January 18, 2014
Katherine Elizabeth Brooks
Katherine Elizabeth Brooks, the daughter of George and Myrttle Sargent Vincent was born February 1, 1925 in Mansonville, Quebec, Canada. She attended school in North Troy, VT and graduated from High School in Burlington, VT. Katherine mar...
Jaren Raymond Andrew Rook
Sunday, October 07, 2012 - Friday, January 17, 2014
Jaren Raymond Andrew Rook
Jaren Raymond Andrew Rook, the son of Courtney and Josh Rook was born October 7, 2012, in Spencer, Iowa. Jaren always enjoyed jumping on the couch, climbing on furniture, and exploring. He was happy playing with his brothers and sisters, h...
Marcella Amelia Clark
Wednesday, January 11, 1928 - Wednesday, January 08, 2014
Marcella Amelia Clark
Marcella Amelia Clark, the daughter of Peter and Helen (Lukken) Redl, was born January 11, 1928 in Newcastle, NE. Her childhood years were spent in Newcastle, where she received her education, graduating in 1945. She married Ralph Clark...
Michael Fischer
Saturday, July 14, 1951 - Monday, January 06, 2014
Michael Fischer
Michael Robert Fischer, the son of Oscar and Sarah Pauline (Pomerantz) Fischer, was born July 14, 1951, in Danville, IL. His family moved to Coral Gables, FL, when Mike was a child where he received his early education. Mike attended Miami-Da...
Earl Samuel Klaessy
Sunday, August 15, 1926 - Saturday, January 04, 2014
Earl Samuel Klaessy
Earl Samuel Klaessy, 87 of Spencer, Iowa went to his eternal home January 4, 2014. He was born August 15,1926 in Renwick, Iowa, the 4th child of Samuel and Signed Marie {Holm} Klaessy. The family moved to Spencer in 1937. He graduated from S...
Thelma Grace Baysinger
Tuesday, January 11, 1921 - Thursday, January 02, 2014
Thelma Grace Baysinger
Thelma Grace Baysinger, the daughter of Charles and McGreta Freeland Breyfogle, was born January 11, 1921 in Primghar, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Primghar where she received her early education. On September 20, 1941, Thelma marri...
Helen Louise Oglesby
Wednesday, April 08, 1936 - Tuesday, December 31, 2013
Helen Louise Oglesby
Helen Louise Oglesby, the daughter of William and Dorothy (Hesebeck) Hattendorf, was born April 8, 1936 in Ocheyedan, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Harris, Iowa, where she received her education graduating from Harris High School. ...
Edna Emma Lundquist
Tuesday, August 18, 1936 - Friday, December 27, 2013
Edna Emma Lundquist
Edna Emma Lundquist, the daughter of Roy and Meta (Massmann) Meyer, Sr., was born on August 18, 1936 in Paullina, IA. The family moved to Hartley where she received her early education and graduated from Hartley High School. Following high sch...
Wilhelmine 'Willie' Taylor
Sunday, April 20, 1930 - Friday, December 27, 2013
Wilhelmine 'Willie' Taylor
Wilhelmine "Willie" Taylor, age 83, of Spencer passed away on Friday, December 27, 2013 at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Willie was born in Galva, Iowa, on April 20, 1930 to Rasmus P. and Anne S. Rasmussen of Galva...
Thomas Elsworth Phillips
Monday, May 19, 1941 - Tuesday, December 24, 2013
Thomas Elsworth Phillips
Thomas Elsworth Phillips, the son of Elsworth and Barbara (Bauer) Phillips, was born May 19, 1941, on the family homestead near Linn Grove, Iowa. He received his education at Rossie Community School, graduating in 1959 as class valedictorian. ...
Douglas W. Pingel
Wednesday, July 01, 1942 - Friday, December 20, 2013
Douglas W. Pingel
Douglas William Pingel, the son of William and Carrie (Ware) Pingel, was born July 1, 1942, in Cherokee, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Primghar, Iowa, where he received his early education and attended Primghar High School. He then attend...
Meta Joss
Wednesday, February 01, 1922 - Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Meta Joss
Meta E. Joss passed away Wednesday December 18,2013 at Sioux Care Center. Death was of natural causes. Meta [Pensel] Joss was born in Cape Girardeau, Missouri on February 1,1922. She was united in marriage to Charles C. Joss of Ced...
Donna Lee Hansen
Friday, May 26, 1944 - Monday, December 16, 2013
Donna Lee Hansen
Donna Lee Hansen, the daughter of Thomas and Mildred (Simpson) Beedle, was born May 26, 1944, in Sioux Rapids, IA. Her childhood years were spent on farms near Sioux Rapids, Marathon and Laurens, Iowa, where she attended Cornell Elementary Sch...
May Violet Josephine Barry
Friday, January 08, 1915 - Monday, December 16, 2013
May Violet Josephine Barry
May Violet Josephine Barry, the daughter of Karl and Betty Truellson Raymond, was born January 8, 1915 in Fort Dodge, Iowa. As a young child she moved to Holdrege, NE where she received her early education and graduated from High School. Ma...
Glenn Neve
Tuesday, June 12, 1923 - Saturday, December 14, 2013
Glenn Neve
Glenn Eldon Neve, the son of George and Christina (Hansen) Neve, was born June 12, 1923 in Ringsted, IA. His childhood years were spent in Ringsted, where he received his education, graduating from Ringsted High School. He attended Ohio University a...
Laura Lee Bendlin
Wednesday, August 18, 1948 - Friday, December 13, 2013
Laura Lee Bendlin
Laura Lee Cunningham, the daughter of Clifford And Wilma (Prall) Cunningham, was born on August 18, 1948, in Des Moines, Iowa. She attended school in Des Moines and graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1966. She met Larry Bendlin in th...
Walter Edward Wilkens
Sunday, June 13, 1920 - Friday, December 13, 2013
Walter Edward Wilkens
Virgil 'Butch' Severeid
Tuesday, February 11, 1941 - Thursday, December 12, 2013
Virgil 'Butch' Severeid
Virgil "Butch" Severeid, the son of Arnold and Etta (Sowden) Severeid, was born February 11, 1941, in Tyler, MN. He was raised on a farm by Lake Wilson, MN, and later moved into Lake Wilson where he received his education. Butch marrie...
Donald Andrew Edwardson
Thursday, February 20, 1936 - Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Donald Andrew Edwardson
Donald Andrew Edwardson was born February 20, 1936, in Sioux Rapids, Iowa, to Carl and Julia (Wilbur) Edwardson. He attended and graduated from the Sioux Rapids schools in 1955. Don spent his entire life in the Sioux Rapids area farming an...
Miriam Roberta Eaton
Thursday, June 05, 1930 - Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Miriam Roberta Eaton
Miriam Roberta Eaton, the daughter of Clarence and Anna (Heisler) Eaton, was born on June 5, 1930, in Spencer, Iowa. She was raised and received her early education in Dickens until the 8th grade, when the family moved to Sheldon where she finis...
Patricia Mae Devereaux
Thursday, August 29, 1940 - Monday, December 09, 2013
Patricia Mae Devereaux
Patricia Mae Devereaux, the daughter of Theodore and Helen (Lampman) Lilly, was born August 29, 1940, in Storm Lake, IA. Her childhood years were spent in Albert City, IA, where she received her education, graduating from Albert City High Schoo...
Eva Leonard
Thursday, December 30, 1909 - Sunday, December 08, 2013
Eva Leonard
Eva Blanche Leonard, the daughter of John and Blanche (Bowles) Albert, was born on December 30, 1909, in Primghar, Iowa. She attended school in Primghar and after her graduation there, she taught country school until she married Samuel H. Leona...
Robert Frank Mills
Friday, April 25, 1941 - Saturday, December 07, 2013
Robert Frank Mills
Robert Frank Mills, the son of John Noel Mills and Rose Mary (Underburg) Mills, was born April 25, 1941 in Webster County, Iowa. Bob passed away at the Community Memorial Health Center in Hartley, Iowa on Saturday, December 7, 2013 at the age o...
Lyle C. Davis
Saturday, June 06, 1925 - Saturday, December 07, 2013
Lyle C. Davis
Lois Elsie Rohrbaugh Maurer
Friday, September 07, 1928 - Friday, December 06, 2013
Lois Elsie Rohrbaugh Maurer
Lois Elsie Rohrbaugh Maurer, the daughter of William and Hulda Ann (Westphal) Proehl, was born September 7, 1928, in Primghar, IA, where she spent her childhood years, and received her education in Archer, IA, graduating in 1946. On June 1, 1947, ...
Karen Ryan
Tuesday, August 27, 1940 - Wednesday, December 04, 2013
Karen Ryan
Karen K. Miller was born August 27, 1940 in Council Bluffs, Iowa to Linn S. and Daisy G. Miller. She attended Thomas Jefferson High School in Council Bluffs where she graduated third in her class. She then attended Northwest Missouri State College i...
Karen Glee Myers
Wednesday, May 04, 1938 - Wednesday, December 04, 2013
Karen Glee Myers
Karen Glee Myers, the daughter of Harvey and Evelyn McDonald Eldridge, was born May 4, 1938 on a farm near Graettinger. She received her early education and graduated from the Graettinger High School. On August 24, 1957, Karen married William ...
Clara Emma Wieben
Sunday, August 05, 1917 - Monday, December 02, 2013
Clara Emma Wieben
Clara Emma Wieben, the daughter of Thomas and Maude Caskey Pettit was born August 5, 1917 in Everly, IA. Her childhood years were spent on the farm, before moving to town. Clara married Leonard LeClair on October 19, 1935. They later divorced. S...
Service of Remembrance 2013
Sunday, December 02, 2012 - Monday, December 02, 2013
Service of Remembrance 2013
Approximately 155 people attended our Candlelight Service of Remembrance Program held Monday, December 2, 2013 at the First Christian Church in Spencer. We would like to thank all those for their attendance and also would like to thank those who p...
Madeleine Greer
Friday, March 12, 1920 - Sunday, December 01, 2013
Madeleine Greer
Madeleine Collester Greer, 93, died suddenly and peacefully at home in Spencer, Iowa, on December 1, 2013. She was born on March 12, 1920, to Dr. Charles C. and Mrs. Ethel L. Collester. After graduating from Spencer High School, Madeleine went...
Roger Alan Greiner
Friday, April 12, 1935 - Sunday, December 01, 2013
Roger Alan Greiner
Roger Alan Greiner, the son of Roy and Helen Kladstup was born April 12, 2013 in Correctionville, IA. His childhood years were spent in the Correctionville area where he attended school, graduating from Correctionville High School in 1954. He en...
Kenneth Thomas Pettit
Friday, January 11, 1946 - Friday, November 29, 2013
Kenneth Thomas Pettit
Kenneth Thomas Pettit, the son of Kenneth Elden and Violet Florence (Hodges)Pettit, was born in England on January 11, 1946. The family moved to Northwest Iowa when he was a baby and he has been here ever since. Kenneth worked part-time jo...
Thomas Joseph Zittritsch
Saturday, March 01, 1941 - Friday, November 29, 2013
Thomas Joseph Zittritsch
Thomas Joseph Zittritsch, the son of Eugene and Mildred (Penton) Zittritsch was born March 1, 1941, in Algona, IA. His childhood years were spent in Algona where he received his education, graduating from Algona High School in 1958. On ...
Mildred M. Beedle
Thursday, April 28, 1921 - Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Mildred M. Beedle
Mildred Marcel Beedle was born on April 28, 1921 to Harry and Alta Johnson Simpson, the last of three daughters born to the family. Known throughout her life as 'Tootie' to her friends and family, she grew up in Spencer, IA with her parents and ...
Alice Ann Kehoe
Saturday, February 22, 1930 - Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Alice Ann Kehoe
Alice Ann Kehoe, the daughter of James and Leola (Frost) Stinogel, was born February 22, 1930, in Spirit Lake, IA. She received her education in Arnolds Park, graduating from high school in 1947. Following high school, Alice attended Wayne State T...
Mabel Mae Nellis
Friday, September 24, 1920 - Monday, November 25, 2013
Mabel Mae Nellis
Jereamy Buettner
Thursday, January 10, 1980 - Sunday, November 24, 2013
Jereamy Buettner
Duane Ray Gustin
Sunday, May 07, 1933 - Saturday, November 23, 2013
Duane Ray Gustin
Duane Ray Gustin, the son of Archie and Mildred (Somers) Gustin, was born May 7, 1933 in Dickens, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Logan Township, where he received his early education in Rosebud country school near Gillett Grove. He c...
Tom K Hickerson
Sunday, September 22, 1940 - Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Tom K Hickerson
Tom K Hickerson, 73, passed away peacefully at Lakes Regional Healthcare, Spirit Lake, IA, on November 19, 2013. Tom was born in Des Moines, IA on September 22, 1940 to Wilson and Roberta Reynolds Hickerson. Tom graduated in1958 from Theodore ...
Gladys 'Babe' Irene Mills
Saturday, July 22, 1922 - Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Gladys 'Babe' Irene Mills
Gladys 'Babe' Irene Mills, the daughter of Raymond and Maude (Riednour) Bliss, was born July 22, 1922 in Battle Creek, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Battle Creek, where she received her education, graduating from Battle Creek High Sch...
Mary Angela DeZeeuw
Friday, February 10, 1956 - Saturday, November 16, 2013
Mary Angela DeZeeuw
Mary Angela DeZeeuw, the daughter of Harold and Florence (Bultena) Hammerstrom, was born February 10, 1956 in Sioux Rapids, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Orange City, where she received her education, graduating from Maurice-Orange C...
Arnold Ray Sebby
Friday, April 09, 1926 - Thursday, November 14, 2013
Arnold Ray Sebby
Arnold Ray Sebby, the son of Reuben and Goldie (Louderback) Sebby, was born April 9, 1926, in Lakefield, MN. His childhood years were spent in Lakefield where he received his education. Following his schooling, he entered the military on Apri...
Duane Reynolds Lawrence
Saturday, March 22, 1924 - Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Duane Reynolds Lawrence
Duane "Dewey" Reynolds Lawrence, the son of Cleon Wesley and Rachel Olive (Reynolds) Lawrence, was born March 22, 1924 in Montevideo, MN. His childhood years were spent near Doon, Iowa, where he received his education, graduating from Doon High...
Denise Michelle Knerr
Friday, July 06, 1973 - Sunday, November 10, 2013
Denise Michelle Knerr
Bruce Alan Fick
Tuesday, December 06, 1960 - Sunday, November 10, 2013
Bruce Alan Fick
Bruce Alan Fick, the son of Norman and Ruth (Ficken) Fick, was born December 6, 1960 in Spencer, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Spencer, where he received his education, graduating from Spencer High School in 1979. Following his scho...
Frederick 'Fritz' Wagner Sr.
Wednesday, May 17, 1933 - Friday, November 08, 2013
Frederick 'Fritz' Wagner Sr.
Frederick "Fritz" Aaron Wagner, Sr., the son of Wesley and Gladys (Salton) Wagner was born May 17, 1933 in Laurens, IA. His childhood years were spent in the Ruthven, IA area where he attended country school and graduated from Ruthven High Schoo...
Lawrence Floyd Osborn
Tuesday, September 30, 1919 - Friday, November 08, 2013
Lawrence Floyd Osborn
Lawrence Floyd Osborn, the son of William Floyd and Rose (Sangl) Osborn, was born on September 30, 1919 in Jackson County, MN. He was raised and attended country school in Jackson County. After his schooling, he was drafted into the military on...
Norman Clarence Johnson
Tuesday, October 14, 1941 - Tuesday, November 05, 2013
Norman Clarence Johnson
Norman Clarence Johnson, the son of Clarence and Edith Rankin Johnson, was born October 14, 1941 in Slayton, MN. His childhood years were spent in the Slayton area. He attended school in Tracy, MN. Norman married Joyce Holl on April 20, 19...
Colleen Marie Hart
Friday, February 10, 1928 - Tuesday, November 05, 2013
Colleen Marie Hart
Colleen Marie Hart, the daughter of Joseph and Elsie (Gummo) Erickson, was born February 10, 1928 in Galva, Iowa. Colleen grew up in Schaller. At the age of 8, following the death of her parents, she moved to Sioux Rapids to live with her Aunt Ellen...
Janice 'Jan' Mae Kirkwood
Monday, March 14, 1932 - Tuesday, November 05, 2013
Janice 'Jan' Mae Kirkwood
Jan was born to Martin and Alma (Myhre) Ostrem at home in rural Vernon County, Wisconsin on March 14th, 1932. She attended country grade school, after completion she attended high school in Viroqua for her Freshman year and then graduated from Westb...
Judy Kay Hanna
Wednesday, July 26, 1944 - Monday, November 04, 2013
Judy Kay Hanna
Judy Kay Hanna, the daughter of Vernie and Helma (Schager) Hofsommer, was born July 26, 1944 in Des Moines, Iowa. Her early childhood years were spent in Spencer, IA, where she received her education, graduating from Spencer High School. ...
Neoma Elsie Lange
Tuesday, August 01, 1916 - Friday, November 01, 2013
Neoma Elsie Lange
Neoma Elsie Lange, the daughter of Frederick and Claudia (Dannatt) Buck, was born August 1, 1916, in Milford, IA. She received her early education in Milford, later graduating from Milford High School. Neoma married Herbert William Lange o...
Carl Harold Carlson
Wednesday, February 20, 1929 - Sunday, October 27, 2013
Carl Harold Carlson
Harold Carlson, the son of Oscar and Marie Gomer Carlson, was born February 20, 1929, on a farm near Truesdale, Iowa. Harold received his education and graduated from Albert City High School where he enjoyed playing basketball and football. Followi...
Suzanne Zahrt Edington
Tuesday, April 23, 1940 - Sunday, October 27, 2013
Suzanne Zahrt Edington
Suzanne Zahrt Edington, the daughter of Fred and Rachel Roberts Zahrt was born April 23, 1940 in Spencer, IA. Her childhood years were spent in the Rossie, IA area, where she graduated from Greenville-Rossie High School. After graduating she stu...
Jacqueline 'Jackie' Sorensen
Sunday, March 07, 1937 - Sunday, October 27, 2013
Jacqueline 'Jackie' Sorensen
Jackie Rachael Sorensen, the daughter of Omer and Marguerite Parks O'Hearn was born March 7, 1937 in Spencer, IA. She grew up in the Spencer area graduating from Spencer High School in 1954. She married Donald Sorensen on April 7, 1958 in Rivers...
Mary Marietta Centner
Sunday, February 25, 1923 - Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Mary Marietta Centner
Mary Marietta Centner, the daughter of Teddy and Anna May Pettijohn Roorda, was born February 25, 1923, near Jeffers, MN. She was raised around Sheldon and Melvin and received her early education in country schools. On November 17, 1941, Mary ...
Thomas Leon Clarken
Tuesday, March 20, 1945 - Sunday, October 20, 2013
Thomas Leon Clarken
Thomas Clarken, the son of Delamar Leroy and Evelyn Lucille (Brown) Clarken, was born on March 20, 1945 in Estherville, Iowa. He started School in Lakefield, MN and moved to Webb in 1954, where he graduated from South Clay in 1964. After gra...
Stacy LeAnn Carrillo
Saturday, July 10, 1965 - Saturday, October 19, 2013
Stacy LeAnn Carrillo
Stacy LeAnn Carrillo, the daughter of Joe and Kay (Knudsen) Brackett, was born on July 10, 1965, in Sioux City, Iowa. She was raised and attended school in Sioux City. On October 12, 1984, Stacy married Jose De Jesus Carillo in Sioux City...
Madora Arlene (Jeppson) Peterson
Thursday, January 15, 1920 - Monday, October 14, 2013
Madora Arlene (Jeppson) Peterson
Madora Arlene (Jeppson) Peterson, the daughter of Joseph and Gertrude (Jorgenson) Johnson, was born January 15, 1920 in Eagle Grove, IA. Her childhood years were spent in Eagle Grove, Iowa, where she received her education, graduating from Eagl...
Chase Thomas Caswell
Wednesday, May 19, 1993 - Monday, October 14, 2013
Chase Thomas Caswell
Chase Thomas Caswell was born on May 19, 1993 to Paul and Becky (Polzin) Caswell at the Windom Area Hospital. He was baptized at Trinity Lutheran Church in Jeffers, MN on June 27, 1993 and later confirmed at Trinity Lutheran Church in Spencer, IA ...
Dr. Carl Robert Kitchen
Friday, November 10, 1916 - Monday, October 14, 2013
Dr. Carl Robert Kitchen
Carl Robert Kitchen, the son of Clyde and Abbie (Acker) Kitchen, was born November 10, 1916, in Cass County, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Carroll, Iowa, where he graduated from high school in 1936. He graduated in June 1940, fro...
Karen Elaine Quist
Friday, February 27, 1942 - Saturday, October 12, 2013
Karen Elaine Quist
Karen Elaine Quist, the daughter of John P. and Josephine Maurer Stouffer, was born February 27, 1942 in Spencer, Iowa. Her early education was received in Spencer and graduated in 1960 from the Spencer High School. Karen married Marvin Blaine...
Carolee Hermine Craven
Thursday, September 27, 1934 - Friday, October 11, 2013
Carolee Hermine Craven
Carolee Hermine Craven, the daughter of Harry and Kathie (Hansen) Blaue, was born September 27, 1934 in Cherokee, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent near Royal, Iowa, where she received her education, graduating from Royal High School. H...
Bobby 'Bob' Darwin O'Hara
Saturday, December 07, 1929 - Thursday, October 10, 2013
Bobby 'Bob' Darwin O'Hara
Bobby Darwin O'Hara, the son of Maynard and Elizabeth O'Hara, was born December 7, 1929 in Beaver Dam, WI. He received his early education in Spencer and graduated from the Spencer High School in 1948. He then continued his education at Wayne Colle...
Ralph Nord
Sunday, January 23, 1916 - Thursday, October 10, 2013
Ralph Nord
Ralph Vincent Nord, the son of Ernest and Beda Swenson Nord was born January 23, 1916 in Evanston, IL. His childhood years were spent in the Chicago area where he graduated high school. Ralph worked as for Com-Ed, an electric company in C...
J. Joan Waggie
Tuesday, April 06, 1926 - Tuesday, October 08, 2013
J. Joan Waggie
Jessie Joan (Jo) Waggie, the daughter of Lee and Mimi (Nissen) Campbell, was born April 6, 1926 in Hopkinton, Iowa. Almost all of her life was spent in Spencer, Iowa, where she attended Spencer schools, graduating from Spencer High School in 19...
Bernadine Ione Mead
Tuesday, December 18, 1928 - Sunday, October 06, 2013
Bernadine Ione Mead
Bernadine Ione Mead, the daughter of Gilbert and Edyth (Kirsch) Wilbur, was born on December 18, 1928, near Gillett Grove, IA. She was raised in the area and attended schools in Linn Grove and Sioux Rapids and then graduating from high school ...
Catherine Rose Stoll
Monday, October 13, 1913 - Saturday, October 05, 2013
Catherine Rose Stoll
Catherine Rose Stoll, the daughter of Oliver William and Mary (Rausch) Terry, was born October 13, 1913 in Sutherland, Iowa. Her early childhood years were spent in Sutherland until her family moved to Spencer, Iowa when she was a young child. ...
Faye Lanz
Saturday, March 25, 1933 - Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Faye Lanz
Robert Arthur Eninger
Saturday, August 19, 1922 - Monday, September 23, 2013
Robert Arthur Eninger
Robert 'Doc' Arthur Eninger, the son of Keith and Rose (Svec) Eninger, was born August 19, 1922, in Middle Inlet, Wisconsin. When he was young his family moved to a farm outside Spencer, Iowa. He graduated from Spencer High School in 1939 and from...
Thomas Joe Lachner
Friday, November 25, 1955 - Monday, September 23, 2013
Thomas Joe Lachner
Thomas Joe Lachner, the son of Charles and Maida Sanders Lachner was born November 25, 1955 in Spencer, IA. His childhood years were spent in the Spencer area where he attended school, graduating from Spencer High School in 1974. Tom joined the...
Karle 'Kay' H.Breidinger
Sunday, November 05, 1916 - Sunday, September 22, 2013
Karle 'Kay' H.Breidinger
Karle 'Kay' H. Breidinger, the daughter of Calvert James and Julia Caroline (Shaw) Mitchell, was born November 5, 1916 on a farm near Cornell, Iowa. She received her education and graduated from high school in Sioux Rapids, IA. After graduation she...
Elmer Adrian Dykstra
Tuesday, March 12, 1929 - Friday, September 20, 2013
Elmer Adrian Dykstra
Elmer Adrian Dykstra, the son of Adrian 'Ed' and Dorothy Dykstra, was born March 12, 1929 in Dalton, SD. They moved to a farm northwest of Everly in 1934, where he received his education at Waterford Country School and graduated from Everly Hig...
Danny Paul 'Chipper' Ables
Friday, December 21, 1951 - Monday, September 16, 2013
Danny Paul 'Chipper' Ables
Danny Paul "Chipper" Ables, the son of Paul and Josephine (Morris) Ables, was born December 21, 1951 in Elyria, Ohio. His childhood years were spent in the Elyria, Ohio area, where he received his education, graduating in 1971. Chipper wa...
Darrel Dean Malm
Saturday, September 28, 1929 - Sunday, September 15, 2013
Darrel Dean Malm
Darrel Dean Malm, the son of Victor and Jenny (Crone) Malm, was born on September 28, 1929, in Ruthven, Iowa. He was raised by Elk Lake and received his early education attending country school in Wild Rose Township and then high school in Gille...
Darrell Boger
Thursday, August 12, 1943 - Sunday, September 15, 2013
Darrell Boger
Darrell James Boger, was born August 12, 1943, in Denison, Iowa, to the late Loretta Boger. He attended school at Westside and later in Denison. At the age of 54, he completed his GED. He worked for Marvin Jeschke, later went to work at Farmbest, ...
Wanda Fernn Steward
Monday, June 16, 1924 - Friday, September 13, 2013
Wanda Fernn Steward
Wanda Fernn Steward, the daughter of Warn and Susie Hayes Goodin was born June 16, 1924 near Elkader, IA in Clayton County. She graduated from Marathon High School, and then attended Upper Iowa University in Fayette, IA. Wanda married John...
Marjorie Evelyn Guerttman
Tuesday, February 07, 1922 - Thursday, September 12, 2013
Marjorie Evelyn Guerttman
Marjorie Evelyn Guerttman, the daughter of Wesley and Genevieve Plaine Louter, was born February 7, 1922, in Spencer, Iowa. Marjorie received her early education at the Riverton Township Country School and later graduated from the Spencer High Schoo...
John Metcalfe
Wednesday, November 21, 1928 - Tuesday, September 10, 2013
John Metcalfe
John Metcalfe, son of James and Dorice Whatmuff Metcalfe was born November 21, 1928 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. He spent his childhood in Canada before getting his GED. He attended the University of Missouri and graduated with honors from Park...
Robert 'Bob' George Speed
Wednesday, May 30, 1934 - Sunday, September 08, 2013
Robert 'Bob' George Speed
Robert 'Bob' George Speed, the son of Bert George and Ethel May (Parsons) Speed, was born May 30, 1934 on a farm near Gillett Grove, IA. His childhood years were spent on the farm near Webb, IA, where he received his education graduating from W...
James Burdette Wittrock
Tuesday, April 05, 1927 - Tuesday, September 03, 2013
James Burdette Wittrock
James Burdette Wittrock, the son of Edward and Annetta (Troxel) Wittrock, was born April 5, 1927 in Hartley, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in the Sutherland area, until moving to the family farm south of Hartley on March 2, 1942. He fi...
Richard 'Ric' Ralph Poulsen
Sunday, March 27, 1949 - Sunday, September 01, 2013
Richard 'Ric' Ralph Poulsen
Richard 'Ric' Ralph Poulsen was born March 27, 1949 in Sioux City, IA. His early years were spent on a farm near Hubbard, NE. Ric attended a one-room country school in the Emerson-Hubbard school district. The family moved to Spencer, IA in 1964, ...
Jack Francis Crabtree
Tuesday, July 10, 1923 - Sunday, September 01, 2013
Jack Francis Crabtree
Jack Francis Crabtree, the son of Floyd Harold and Helena (Fessenden) Crabtree, was born July 10, 1923 in Mason City, IA. His childhood years were spent in Mason City, where he received his education, graduating from Mason City High School. Fo...
William George Flint
Wednesday, January 03, 1934 - Friday, August 30, 2013
William George Flint
William George Flint, the son of George Henry and Elizabeth Marie Bertha (Stanz) Flint, was born January 3, 1934, on a farm near Langdon, Iowa. He received his early education attending a country school, later graduating from Spencer High Schoo...
Clifford Edwin Warren
Saturday, June 10, 1933 - Friday, August 30, 2013
Clifford Edwin Warren
Clifford Edwin Warren, the son of LeRoy Chester and Gladys May Ferguson Warren, was born June 10, 1933 on a farm in Spencer. Cliff received his early education from country schools around Ruthven and Dickens. He entered the United States Army in 19...
Peggy Leslie
Monday, March 02, 1931 - Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Peggy Leslie
Peggy Ann Leslie was born March 2, 1931 to Adolph Mangels and Ella Hirt Mangels. Her childhood was spent in Hartley, IA where she worked at Reds Cafe and the theatre After graduation she traveled to California where she stayed with her sisters...
Grace Handy
Wednesday, January 26, 1938 - Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Grace Handy
Grace Evelyn Handy, the daughter of Joseph and Della Cook Cottrell, was born January 26, 1938 in Palm Springs, CA. She received her early education and graduated from high school in California. On February 20, 1954, Grace married Darrell Handy...
Wilson John Henriquez
Monday, August 26, 2013 - Monday, August 26, 2013
Wilson John Henriquez
infant son of Wilson "Alex" and Katrina (Heller) Henriquez SURVIVING FAMILY PARENTS: Wilson Alexander Henriquez and Katrina Cherie Heller/Long of Spencer, IA SIBLINGS: Blake Allen Heller (16), Isaiah Victor Henriquez (4) and Jacob Alexande...
Doris Ann Bliek
Friday, February 04, 1955 - Sunday, August 25, 2013
Doris Ann Bliek
Doris Ann Bliek, the daughter of Robert and Pearl Perkins Marble was born February 4, 1955 in Spencer, IA. Her childhood years were spent in the Spencer area, where she attended school. Doris married Ronald Bliek, they later divorced. She...
Patricia Donna Barry
Wednesday, May 03, 1939 - Wednesday, August 21, 2013
Patricia Donna Barry
Patricia Donna Barry, the daughter of Don A. and Eldora (Raymond) Barry, was born May 3, 1939 at the Spencer Hospital in Spencer, Iowa. Patricia grew up on a farm near Sutherland, where she attended country school and then high school in Suther...
George Kevin Selzer
Friday, June 19, 1925 - Wednesday, August 21, 2013
George Kevin Selzer
George Kevin Selzer, the son of George and Irma (Blackmer) Selzer, was born June 19, 1925 on a farm near Royal, Iowa. His childhood years were spent on a farm near Everly, where he received his education, later graduating from Spencer High Schoo...
Marilyn Jean Healy
Monday, March 31, 1930 - Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Marilyn Jean Healy
Darlene Wilma Cook
Friday, May 10, 1935 - Monday, August 19, 2013
Darlene Wilma Cook
Darlene Wilma Cook, the daughter of Cy and Carrie (Lund) Roemeling, was born May 10, 1935 in Adrian, MN. Her childhood years were spent in Adrian, where she received her education, graduating from Adrian High School. Following her schooling, s...
Daisy May Cottrell Weaver
Monday, February 05, 1917 - Sunday, August 18, 2013
Daisy May Cottrell Weaver
Daisy May Cottrell Weaver, a longtime resident of Shenandoah, Iowa and Spencer, Iowa, passed away peacefully in her sleep on August 18, 2013. Daisy was born near Imogene, Iowa to Willis and Veronica Cottrell on February 5, 1917. She attended a coun...
Floyd Bailey King
Saturday, December 24, 1921 - Friday, August 16, 2013
Floyd Bailey King
Floyd Bailey King, the son of Silas and Grace Bailey King, was born December 24, 1921 in rural Dickens, Iowa. Floyd was raised on a farm south of Dickens, and attended country school a half mile from his home. He attended Dickens High School i...
Esther Lillian Prange
Saturday, April 03, 1920 - Thursday, August 15, 2013
Esther Lillian Prange
Esther Lillian Prange was born April 3, 1920, to Harry and Tracy Vander Schaaf on a farm near Doon, IA. In 1926, the family moved to Hull, IA. After graduating from the public school, she worked in the local cafe. Esther married Gerrit Prange o...
Jim Reed
Monday, November 09, 1931 - Saturday, August 10, 2013
Jim Reed
James 'Jim' Keith Reed, the son of George and Rosamond (Deegan) Reed, was born November 9, 1931 in Sioux Rapids, Iowa. His childhood years were spent on a farm near Peterson, where he received his early education, graduating from Peterson High ...
Betty Bell Stoeber
Wednesday, April 25, 1923 - Monday, August 05, 2013
Betty Bell Stoeber
Betty Bell (Sargent) Stoeber was born April 25, 1923 in Beresford SD, Union County at home about 30 minutes after twin sister, Bessy Ann. Her parents were Royal Morrison Sargent and Bessie Edythe Cox. She moved with her parents to McAllen, TX,...
Fern Geneviene Heick Benner
Saturday, December 03, 1921 - Sunday, August 04, 2013
Fern Geneviene Heick Benner
Fern Genevieve Heick Benner, the daughter of John Peter and Alma Marion (Subcleff) Heick, was born December 3, 1921 in Peterson, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Peterson, where she received her education, graduating from Peterson High S...
Julie Carpenter
Saturday, March 08, 1969 - Saturday, August 03, 2013
Julie Carpenter
Julie Lynn Carpenter, the daughter of Roger and Sandy Wieneke Carpenter was born March 8, 1969 in Spencer, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in the Spencer and Estherville, IA area where she attended school and graduated from Estherville High...
Kayleen Rose
Sunday, May 13, 1934 - Friday, August 02, 2013
Kayleen Rose
Kayleen Pearlu Rose, the daughter of C.E. and Pearl Ramona Arnold McCarney, was born May 13, 1934, in Redfield, SD. Kayleen spent her early years in Yankton, SD, but also spent time in Rawlins, WY, and Vallejo, CA. The family moved to Spencer,...
Jane Minogue Rice
Saturday, November 30, 1912 - Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Jane Minogue Rice
Jane Minogue Rice, the daughter of Fred and Kathrine DeLano Minogue, was born November 30, 1912 in Fort Dodge, Iowa. Jane received her early education and graduated from Fort Dodge High School. Jane attended junior college in Fort Dodge for two ye...
Marv Amick
Tuesday, July 11, 1950 - Monday, July 29, 2013
Marv Amick
Marv Laverne Amick, the son of D.J. 'Al' and Donna (Hamrick) Albers, was born July 11, 1950, in Spencer, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Jamestown, ND, where he received his education, graduating from Jamestown High School. Marv later ...
Glen 'Ken' Kenneth Edge
Tuesday, June 05, 1923 - Monday, July 29, 2013
Glen 'Ken' Kenneth Edge
Glen Kenneth Edge, 90, died comfortably at the home he shared with his daughter, Stephanie, in Kentucky, on July 29, 2013. Ken was born June 05, 1923 in Estherville, Iowa, to Margaret Louise Brown and John Wesley Edge. A World War II veteran, he serv...
Marlys Hazel Vanderhoff
Tuesday, September 11, 1945 - Sunday, July 28, 2013
Marlys Hazel Vanderhoff
Marlys Hazel Vanderhoff, the daughter of Henry and Irene (Gilling) Junker, was born on September 11, 1945 in Mountain Lake, MN. She was raised and received her early education in St. James, MN. Following graduation, She moved to Spencer and star...
Dale Nellis
Friday, March 03, 1933 - Thursday, July 25, 2013
Dale Nellis
Dale Nellis, the son of Merle and Helen (Baumeister) Nellis was born on March 3, 1933 on the family farm near Hartley, IA. He received his early education by attending country school in the Milford & Hartley area, graduating from Hartley Hig...
Joel Allen Jackson
Tuesday, October 13, 1953 - Monday, July 22, 2013
Joel Allen Jackson
Joel Allen Jackson, the son of Joe and Jane (Richmond) Jackson, was born October 13, 1953 in Clinton, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Clinton, where he received his education, graduating from Clinton High School. He continued his educati...
Kyle Douglas Lachner
Monday, December 08, 1997 - Sunday, July 21, 2013
Kyle Douglas Lachner
In Lieu of flowers, a memorial has been set up in Kyle's name. Kyle Douglas Lachner, the son of Curt and Michelle (Otkin) Lachner, was born December 8, 1997, in Spencer, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Spencer and he had completed hi...
Ione Christine Osterson
Monday, May 16, 1921 - Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Ione Christine Osterson
of Hartley formerly of Spencer. Ione Christine Osterson, the daughter of Christ and Lillie (Newkirk) Peters, was born May 16, 1921 in Hartley, Iowa. She received her education in Hartley. Christine moved to Spencer in 1937, where she m...
Marjorie Elaine McCann
Thursday, January 21, 1937 - Friday, July 05, 2013
Marjorie Elaine McCann
Marjorie Elaine McCann, the daughter of Julius and Olma Seaman Phillips was born January 21, 1937 in Sioux City, IA. Her childhood years were spent in the Laurens, IA area where she graduated from Laurens High School before attending Morningside...
Chris Irvin Woodall
Thursday, November 19, 1925 - Friday, July 05, 2013
Chris Irvin Woodall
Chris Irvin Woodall, the son of Phillip and Lena (Toft) Woodall, was born on November 19, 1925, on a farm near Royal. Chris attended elementary school at Clay Center #5 country school and graduated in 1943 from Royal High School. This summer was the ...
Donald Dobbins
Tuesday, February 27, 1923 - Thursday, July 04, 2013
Donald Dobbins
Donald Ralph Dobbins, son of Ernest Alonso and Iva (Needham) Dobbins, was born February 27, 1923 on the family farm south of Emmetsburg, Iowa where he spent his childhood. This is where he received his early education and then he and his older broth...
Delmar Clarken
Sunday, March 21, 1920 - Thursday, July 04, 2013
Delmar Clarken
Delmar Clarken, the son of John Owen and Myrtle Daisy Haggard Clarken, was born March 21, 1920 in Vincent, Iowa. He was raised in Webster County and attended school at Colfax No. 1 and Ducomb High School. He was united in marriage to Evelyn ...
Verla Hintz
Wednesday, August 12, 1936 - Tuesday, July 02, 2013
Verla Hintz
Verla Hintz, the daughter of William and LuWanda Hein Grapenthin, was born August 12, 1936 in Hartley, Iowa. Verla grew up in the communities of Hartley, May City, Sheldon and Spencer where she had received her early education. Verla marr...
Keith Tesch
Monday, March 27, 1950 - Sunday, June 30, 2013
Keith Tesch
Melvin Keith Tesch, Jr., son of Melvin Karl and Dorothy (Dobbertin/Haht) Tesch, was born March 27, 1950 on the family farm northwest of Paullina, Iowa, where he spent his childhood. After confirmation in Germantown, Iowa and graduation from Paullina ...
Robert Wiese
Wednesday, May 07, 1952 - Saturday, June 29, 2013
Robert Wiese
Robert Duane Wiese, the son of Amos and Thelma Weiland Wiese was born on May 7, 1952 in Davenport, Iowa. He moved several times as a child before graduating from Hartley High School, in Hartley, Iowa. Robert enjoyed his dogs, camping, boati...
Terry Lyn Peters
Saturday, September 18, 1948 - Saturday, June 29, 2013
Terry Lyn Peters
Terry Lyn Peters, the son of Earl and Inez (Friedrichsen) Peters, was born on September 18, 1948, in Hartley, IA. He was baptized and confirmed at the United Church of Christ in Hartley. He received his early education at the grade school in Mon...
Phyllis June Tibbetts
Saturday, June 13, 1925 - Friday, June 21, 2013
Phyllis June Tibbetts
Phyllis June Tibbetts, the daughter of George and Meta Jensen Brandt, was born June 13, 1925, at Brook Township, Peterson, Iowa. She graduated from Brook Consolidated School in 1943. Phyllis continued her education graduating with a Nursing Degree f...
Bonnie Bernice Markley
Thursday, July 19, 1923 - Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Bonnie Bernice Markley
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be given to Willoway Heights, 'Deck Fund', Sutherland, Iowa. Bonnie Bernice (Morris) Markley, the daughter of Charles and Susan (Walters) Morris was born on July 19, 1923 in St. Joseph, Missouri. S...
Ronald LeRoy Berkenpas
Sunday, December 01, 1940 - Sunday, June 16, 2013
Ronald LeRoy Berkenpas
Ronald LeRoy Berkenpas, the son of Leonard and Anna Marie (Scholten) Berkenpas, was born December 1, 1940 in Seney, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Alton, Iowa, where he received his education, graduating from Alton High School. Ron ...
Bonnie Lee Marilyn (Peterson) Carpenter
Sunday, August 12, 1928 - Saturday, June 15, 2013
Bonnie Lee Marilyn (Peterson) Carpenter
Bonnie Lee Marilyn (Peterson) Carpenter passed forward to her heavenly life on June 15, 2013 at Springfield Regional Hospital, Springfield, Ohio. Bonnie was born on August 12, 1928 in Cedar Falls, Iowa, to Harry and Cecile Peterson. She was ba...
Jon Klaus Davies
Friday, August 07, 1942 - Saturday, June 15, 2013
Jon Klaus Davies
Jon Klaus Davies, the son of Ronald and Johanna (Klaus) Davies, was born August 7, 1942, in Jackson, MN. His childhood years were spent in Jackson where he received his education, graduating from Jackson High School. Following his schooling, h...
Florence Genevieve Root
Friday, February 04, 1916 - Friday, June 14, 2013
Florence Genevieve Root
Florence Genevieve Root, the 10th child of Swan and Amanda Vigert Olson, was born February 4, 1916, near Ayrshire, IA. She grew up on the farm, receiving her education in the area, and graduating with the class of 1933 at Silver Lake High School...
Randy Woolery
Wednesday, September 01, 1954 - Sunday, June 09, 2013
Randy Woolery
Randy Gene Woolery, the son of Esley 'Earl' and Charlotte (Wilkie) Woolery, was born September 1, 1954 in Spencer, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in and around the Spencer area where he received his education, graduating from Spencer Hig...
DuWayne Erb
Thursday, May 24, 1923 - Saturday, June 08, 2013
DuWayne Erb
DuWayne Samuel Erb, the son of Leonard and Scelora (Jones) Erb, was born on May 24, 1923, in Wessington, SD. At a young age, the family moved to Bayard, Iowa, where he was raised and received his early education. On May 28, 1942, DuWayne m...
Wynona Helen Johannsen
Thursday, July 27, 1916 - Wednesday, June 05, 2013
Wynona Helen Johannsen
Wynona Helen Johannsen, the daughter of Albert and Louise (Backhaus) Block, was born July 27, 1916, in Davis, SD. Her childhood years were spent in Lenox, SD, where she received her education, graduating from Lenox High School. Wynona ma...
Evelyn Violet Guthridge
Tuesday, March 10, 1936 - Wednesday, June 05, 2013
Evelyn Violet Guthridge
Lieutenant Colonel (Retired) Evelyn Guthridge was born on March 10, 1936, in Correctionville, Iowa, and died on June 5, 2013, in San Antonio, Texas. She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Edna Guthridge, and two brothers, Lewis and Roland...
Jean Anne Jackson
Sunday, April 12, 1970 - Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Jean Anne Jackson
Jean Anne Jackson, the daughter of William J. and Mary (McCarville) Jackson, was born April 12, 1970, in Spencer, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Spencer where she received her education, graduating from Spencer High School in 1988. Fo...
Percy Howard Toft
Saturday, January 23, 1926 - Sunday, May 26, 2013
Percy Howard Toft
Percy H. Toft was born January 23, 1926 at Royal, Iowa. He received his education from the Royal Schools enlisting in the Navy just before graduation. He proudly served his country aboard the USS Whitney in WW II as an anti–aircraft gunner. ...
Gordon 'Bud' Russell Hill
Sunday, March 31, 1929 - Sunday, May 26, 2013
Gordon 'Bud' Russell Hill
Gordon 'Bud' Russell Hill, the son of Roy and Lillie (Gotschall) Hill, was born March 31, 1929 in Cherokee, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Sutherland, where he received his education, graduating from Sutherland Consolidated School. H...
Lowell Eugene Dykshoorn
Wednesday, February 08, 1928 - Saturday, May 25, 2013
Lowell Eugene Dykshoorn
Lowell Eugene Dykshoorn, the son of Abe and Alice Dykshoorn was born February 8, 1928 in Corsica, SD. His childhood years were spent in the Corsica area where he attended school. Lowell married Nell Dekker and to this marriage 3 children w...
Helen Maxine Fitzloff-Vaa
Wednesday, December 31, 1919 - Friday, May 24, 2013
Helen Maxine Fitzloff-Vaa
Maxine, the daughter of Edd and Edith (Reardon) Olson, was born on her parent's farm south of Dickens, IA December 31, 1919. Her childhood years were spent on that farm and in Dickens with here grandparents, graduating from Dickens High School. Aft...
David Lee Randle
Thursday, January 01, 1959 - Friday, May 24, 2013
David Lee Randle
David Lee Randle, the son of Omer Randle and Margaret Sutton Randle, was born January 1, 1959, in Mt. Ayr, IA. His childhood years were spent in the Sheridan, MO, area where he attended high school. David enjoyed camping, going to farm auc...
Robert Lee Culbertson
Monday, May 05, 1930 - Thursday, May 23, 2013
Robert Lee Culbertson
Robert Lee Culbertson, the son of H. Lyal and Florence (Weist) Culbertson, was born May 5, 1930 in Spencer, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Spencer, where he received his education, graduating from Spencer High School. Following high school...
Ione Johnson
Tuesday, July 01, 1919 - Thursday, May 23, 2013
Ione Johnson
Ione Edna Johnson, the daughter of John and Alma (Petersen) Zaiser, was born in Harrison Township, Osceola County on a farm July 1, 1919. She grew up on the family farm with her sister and brother, attended country school and went on to further her...
Raymond Lester Johannsen
Thursday, September 04, 1913 - Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Raymond Lester Johannsen
Raymond Lester Johannsen, the son of Herman and Ella Lahann Johannsen, was born September 4, 1913 on the family farm two miles north of Sutherland, Iowa. Raymond attended Grant #8 rural school and graduated from Sutherland High School in 1930....
William Pierson
Sunday, September 13, 1931 - Tuesday, May 14, 2013
William Pierson
William Clarence Pierson, the son of Clarence William and Maxine (Lindahl) Pierson was born on September 13, 1931 in Minneapolis, MN. His childhood years were spent there, where he received his early education graduating from high school. He the...
Allen Albert Coughenour
Thursday, April 22, 1920 - Monday, May 13, 2013
Allen Albert Coughenour
Allen Albert Coughenour, the son of Freeman and Marie (Gloetzel) Coughenour, was born April 22, 1920 in Spencer, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Spencer, where he received his education graduating from Spencer High School in 1938. Foll...
Betty Louise Janssen
Wednesday, July 11, 1928 - Monday, May 13, 2013
Betty Louise Janssen
Betty Louise Janssen, the daughter of Eugene and Henrietta (Bickford) Seymour, was born on July 11, 1928 in Snohomish, WA. She received her early education there where she graduated from high school in 1947. Betty married Everett Janssen i...
Earl Junior Taylor
Friday, March 13, 1931 - Friday, May 10, 2013
Earl Junior Taylor
Earl Junior Taylor the son of Bayard and Alta Fink Taylor, was born March 13, 1931 in Langdon, IA. Earl received his early education at a country school in the Langdon area. Earl married Ruth Arlene Pettit on July 2, 1950, in Jackson, Minn...
Rozanne Yvette Berry Polson
Friday, September 02, 1955 - Friday, May 10, 2013
Rozanne Yvette Berry Polson
Rozanne Yvette Loux, daughter of Richard Loux and Patricia Boyle, was born on September 2, 1955 in Fort Dodge, Iowa. She was raised on the family farm outside of Clarion where she went to school and graduated in 1973. Rozanne married Mark Will...
Donald Wayne Zieman
Sunday, June 18, 1939 - Thursday, May 09, 2013
Donald Wayne Zieman
Donald Wayne Zieman, the son of Harold and Arthadale Santage Zieman, was born June 18, 1939, at Hartley, IA. He was baptized into the Christian faith at an early age and renewed his faith by rite of confirmation. Before leaving home, he was a...
Raymond Frederick Schau
Friday, January 08, 1926 - Monday, May 06, 2013
Raymond Frederick Schau
Raymond F. Schau, the son of Jacob and Meta Berndt Schau, was born January 8, 1926 in Battle Creek, Iowa. He received his early education in Battle Creek. Raymond enlisted with the United States Army and served during W.W. II. He received t...
LeAnn Carol Arthur
Monday, April 30, 1956 - Monday, May 06, 2013
LeAnn Carol Arthur
LeAnn Carol Arthur, the daughter of William Henry and JoAnn (Schaper) Arthur, was born April 30, 1956 in Estherville, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Greenville, where she received her early education in Spencer schools, graduating from...
Ernest Raymond Norlin
Wednesday, August 13, 1919 - Sunday, May 05, 2013
Ernest Raymond Norlin
Ernest Raymond “Ray” Norlin, a man of great faith, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, May 5, 2013 at the age of 93. He was the son of Ernest Wilhelm Jonasson Johnson and Augusta Alice Jansson, immigrants from Sweden, born Augus...
Clark Wallace Chickering
Saturday, May 13, 1916 - Friday, May 03, 2013
Clark Wallace Chickering
Clark Wallace Chickering, the son of George and Ida Belle (Finley) Chickering, was born May 13, 1916 in Webb, Iowa. He was born and raised on a farm near Webb, where he received his education for 2 years in Greenville and later graduated fr...
Edna Ruth 'Tiny' Jensen
Tuesday, December 12, 1939 - Thursday, May 02, 2013
Edna Ruth 'Tiny' Jensen
Edna Ruth 'Tiny' Jensen, the daughter of Harry W. and Edna (Miller) Henderson, was born December 12, 1939 on the family farm near Emmetsburg, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Emmetsburg, where she received her education at Emmetsburg Hig...
LeRoy Eugene Booth
Saturday, April 11, 1942 - Wednesday, May 01, 2013
LeRoy Eugene Booth
LeRoy Eugene Booth, the son of James and Charlotte McFadden Booth was born on April 11, 1942, in Cherokee, IA. He received his early education there and then moving to Spencer, where he finished and graduated from high school. On May 31, 1962, L...
Lloyd Carl Kingery
Tuesday, May 10, 1927 - Saturday, April 27, 2013
Lloyd Carl Kingery
Lloyd Carl Kingery, the son of Vivian and Ila Stirm Kingery, was born May 10, 1927 in Charles City, Iowa. Lloyd received his early education and graduated from the Greene High School in 1945. He then attended Upper Iowa College. In 1945, Lloyd ser...
Irma May Burgeson
Tuesday, January 11, 1910 - Friday, April 26, 2013
Irma May Burgeson
Irma May Burgeson, the daughter of Ralph Blaine and Sylvia May (Harris) Woolston was born January 11, 1910, in Sutherland, IA. Her childhood years were spent in the Sutherland area where she attended school at Clay Willow Grove County School. Sh...
Marjorie 'Marge' May Fairchild
Thursday, April 14, 1921 - Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Marjorie 'Marge' May Fairchild
Marjorie 'Marge' May Fairchild, the daughter of Roy & Hazel (Howard) Newcomb, was born April 14, 1921 in Rural Dickens, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in the Gillett Grove area, where she received her early education in country schools. ...
Dorothy Ann Taylor
Monday, November 07, 1921 - Sunday, April 21, 2013
Dorothy Ann Taylor
Dorothy Ann Taylor, the daughter of Harry and Mildred (Engstrom) McCarty, was born on November 7, 1921, in Boone IA. Her childhood years were spent in Springfield, MO, where she received her education, graduating from Springfield High School...
Joyce Susan Raveling
Friday, March 11, 1955 - Sunday, April 21, 2013
Joyce Susan Raveling
Joyce Susan Raveling passed away April 21, 2013 in Seattle Washington. She was born March 11, 1955, to Ellen (Grange) and Thomas Raveling in Spencer, IA, and was raised in Peterson, IA where she graduated from Sioux Valley High School in 1973. ...
Donald Leo Essick
Thursday, November 14, 1946 - Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Donald Leo Essick
Donald Leo Essick, the son of Leo and Bertha Allee Essick was born November 14, 1946 in Gillett Grove. His childhood was spent in the Webb area and he graduated from Harris Lake Park in 1964. On October 31, 1965, Don married Ellen Schr...
Evelyn Louise Rose Tigges
Thursday, June 19, 1919 - Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Evelyn Louise Rose Tigges
Evelyn Louise Rose Tigges, the daughter of Otto and Sophie (Kappelmann) Koch, was born June 19, 1919 in Washington, MO. After moving to Iowa, her childhood years were spent near Paullina, where she received her education. Evelyn married Ch...
Doris Meyer
Thursday, July 01, 1926 - Sunday, April 14, 2013
Doris Meyer
Doris Meyer nee Smith, the daughter of Charles and Ada (Carter) Smith, was born July 1, 1926, in Doncaster, England. Her childhood years were spent in England, with her nine siblings, where she received her education. She was a veteran of th...
Evelyn Lea Ketcham
Thursday, April 11, 2013 - Thursday, April 11, 2013
Evelyn Lea Ketcham
Evelyn is loved and remembered by her parents, Nicholas Arthur and Heather Lea Ketcham; her grandparents: Arthur Lee and Nancy Leah Ketcham and Robert William and Lorie Lea Peters; three uncles: Lucas Allen Ketcham, Douglas Lee Ketcham and Marcus Joh...
Carl Louis Brown
Thursday, July 09, 1931 - Thursday, April 11, 2013
Carl Louis Brown
Carl Louis Brown, the son of Allan and Della Brown was born July 9, 1931, in Carroll, Iowa. He was the second oldest of 12 children. He attended Jasper #9 country school through eighth grade, and then attended Lohrville High School, graduating i...
Larry Albert Drefke
Monday, November 30, 1936 - Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Larry Albert Drefke
Larry Albert Drefke, the son of Loren and Helene (Lerch) Drefke, was born November 30, 1936 in Sutherland, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Sutherland, where he was Baptized on December 27, 1936 and Confirmed on March 22, 1951 at the Bethel L...
Helen Frances Louthan
Saturday, June 21, 1919 - Tuesday, April 09, 2013
Helen Frances Louthan
Helen Frances Louthan, the daughter of G.A. and Frances Winsor Cady was born June 21, 1919 in Sioux Rapids, IA. Her childhood years were spent in Sioux Rapids where she graduated from high school in 1937. Helen married T. Bruce Louthan on Novembe...
Elizabeth 'Betty' Holderman
Monday, October 10, 1921 - Friday, April 05, 2013
Elizabeth 'Betty' Holderman
In lieu of flowers memorials may be designated to the Guillain Barre Foundation or American Diabetes Foundation. Elizabeth 'Betty' Johnaphine Holderman, the daughter of Loran P. and Gilma J. (Morean) Huggins, was born October 10, 1921, in Dix...
Nathan Andrew Beck
Sunday, November 16, 1980 - Friday, April 05, 2013
Nathan Andrew Beck
Nathan Andrew Beck, the son of Norman and Janice (Harmonson) Beck, was born November 16, 1980 in Spencer, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in the Spencer area, where he received his early education in Clay Central Everly School. He spent his fr...
Patricia Graff
Saturday, July 25, 1931 - Wednesday, April 03, 2013
Patricia Graff
Patricia Graff, the daughter of Carl and Madeline (Koewler) Lenz, was born July 25, 1931 in Early, IA. Her childhood years were spent on a farm near Early, where she received her education, graduating from Early Consolidated School. Pat...
Duane Fonley
Wednesday, January 07, 1931 - Tuesday, April 02, 2013
Duane Fonley
Duane Herman Fonley, the son of Herman and Marie (Grapenthin) Fonley, was born January 7, 1931 in Linn Grove, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Linn Grove, receiving his early education at Highview Consolidated School graduating in 1948. ...
Luana Kading
Tuesday, May 10, 1949 - Sunday, March 31, 2013
Luana Kading
Luana Kay Kading, the daughter of Arthur and Dorothy Faulstich Leek was born May 10, 1949 in Algona IA. Her childhood years were spent in the Algona area where she attended Bryant Elementary School and graduated from LuVerne Community School in Lu...
James Reed Schmeling
Sunday, October 19, 1947 - Friday, March 29, 2013
James Reed Schmeling
James Reed Schmeling, the son of Clarence and Kathleen (Reed) Schmeling, was born October 19, 1947, in Dexter, Iowa. He received his early education attending school in Guthrie Center and then Spencer where he graduated from Spencer High Schoo...
Larry Everett Hagedorn
Thursday, August 05, 1943 - Friday, March 29, 2013
Larry Everett Hagedorn
Larry Everett Hagedorn, the son of Everett and Kathryn Carlson Hagedorn, was born August 5, 1943 in Hartley, Iowa. Larry was raised south of Royal on the family farm and graduated from the Royal High School in 1961. Following his schooling, Larry f...
James Edward Burdick
Tuesday, March 23, 1943 - Wednesday, March 27, 2013
James Edward Burdick
Jim passed away Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at his home in rural Spencer, IA following a two year battle with cancer. James Edward Burdick, the son of Clifford F. and Della Mae (McNett) Burdick was born March 23, 1943 in Spencer, IA. His childh...
Sandra Jean Igou
Sunday, March 24, 1946 - Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Sandra Jean Igou
Sandra Jean Igou, the daughter of Gerrit and Betty (Senn) Roelofsen, was born March 24, 1946 in Lake Park, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Harris, Iowa and later Milford, Iowa, where she received her early education. Sandra marrie...
Agnes Alvena Krager
Saturday, November 23, 1918 - Monday, March 25, 2013
Agnes Alvena Krager
Agnes Alvena Krager, the daughter of John and Elsie (Schuster) Brandt, was born November 23, 1918, in Osceola County near Melvin, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in the Melvin school district where she received her early education. ...
Marvin Lyle Erichsen
Thursday, July 28, 1921 - Monday, March 25, 2013
Marvin Lyle Erichsen
Marvin Lyle Erichsen, the son of Henry and Erma (Braasch) Erichsen, was born July 28, 1921 in Rembrandt, Iowa. His childhood years were spent on a farm near Rembrandt, where he received his education, graduating from Rembrandt High School. Followin...
Mildred Arlene Staines
Saturday, October 14, 1922 - Friday, March 22, 2013
Mildred Arlene Staines
Mildred Staines, the daughter of Christopher and Helen (Mayer) Kruckenberg, was born October 14, 1922 at Ocheyedan, Iowa. She graduated from Hartley High School in 1940. Mildred married Paul Staines at her parent's home in Hartley on Octob...
Michael John MacKay Dole
Tuesday, February 10, 1953 - Thursday, March 21, 2013
Michael John MacKay Dole
Michael "Pineapple" Mackay John Dole, the son of Donald and Patricia (Mitchell) Dole, was born February 10, 1953 in Menomonie, WI. His childhood years were spent in Menomonie, where he received his early education. His family later moved to S...
Glenna Brott
Wednesday, January 23, 1929 - Thursday, March 21, 2013
Glenna Brott
Glenna Dean Brott, the daughter of Freeman and Millie Brasel Tanner was born January 23, 1929 in Mattoon, Illinois. Her childhood years were spent in the Mattoon area where she attended school, graduating from Mattoon High School in 1946. She ma...
Adele Joan Anderson-Homewood
Sunday, August 05, 1934 - Thursday, March 21, 2013
Adele Joan Anderson-Homewood
Adele Joan Rathgeber Anderson Homewood was born August 5, 1934, to William and Emma (Post) Rathgeber, at Coleridge, NE. Adele was baptized August 26, 1934, and confirmed her faith on June 13, 1948, at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Coler...
Nola Irene Tesch
Friday, August 30, 1912 - Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Nola Irene Tesch
Nola Irene Tesch, the daughter of H. Emil and Mary (Lohrman) Hansen, was born August 30, 1912 in Everly, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Everly, where she started at Everly country schools without speaking any English. Nola's family mo...
Carrie Janette Tuttle
Tuesday, September 21, 1926 - Sunday, March 17, 2013
Carrie Janette Tuttle
Carrie Janette Tuttle, the daughter of Carl and Verta (Prentice) Birchard, was born September 21, 1926 in Gillett Grove, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Gillett Grove, where she received her education. Carrie married Melvin Tuttle...
Don Arthur Caquelin
Monday, January 11, 1932 - Friday, March 15, 2013
Don Arthur Caquelin
Don Arthur Caquelin, the son of Raymond and Ethel Shillington Caquelin, was born January 11, 1932 in Lincoln Township, Wright County, Iowa. He grew up in Eagle Grove, IA, where he received his education in Eagle Grove and graduated in 1950. He serv...
Thomas 'TJ' Johnstone
Sunday, August 13, 1961 - Thursday, March 14, 2013
Thomas 'TJ' Johnstone
Thomas Edmund Johnstone, the son of Robert and Shirley (Jensen) Johnstone, was born August 13, 1961, in Detroit Lakes, MN. The family moved to Spencer, IA in 1968 where he attended the Spencer School System for a time and worked at the Sunshine Cent...
Bernard Turek
Tuesday, October 19, 1937 - Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Bernard Turek
Bernard "Bernie" Turek, was born October 19, 1937 in Cleveland, OH. His childhood years were spent in Cleveland, where he received his education, graduating from West Side High School. Following his schooling, he moved to Mt. Morris, IL...
Mindee L. Wilcox
Saturday, November 18, 1972 - Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Mindee L. Wilcox
Mindee Lee Wilcox, the daughter of Gary G. Michels and Sharon K. Lewis Decker, was born November 18, 1972 in Spencer, Iowa. Mindee was raised in Sioux Rapids where she attended Sioux Rapids School until fall of 1988, her family then moved to Webb,...
Crystal Erline Klatt
Wednesday, March 16, 1927 - Saturday, March 09, 2013
Crystal Erline Klatt
Crystal Erline Klatt, the daughter of James and Christina (Peterson) Dickeson, was born March 16, 1927 near Rossie, IA. Her childhood years were spent in Spencer, Iowa, where she received her education, graduating from Spencer High School in 19...
Richard Terry Hamilton
Tuesday, September 20, 1949 - Wednesday, March 06, 2013
Richard Terry Hamilton
Richard Terry Hamilton, son of Alan and Mabel (Koffman) Hamilton, was born September 20, 1949, in Kansas City, KS. His childhood years were spent in Kansas City where he received his early education and later graduated from Wyandotte High School. ...
William 'Woody' H. Woodall
Friday, November 16, 1923 - Tuesday, March 05, 2013
William 'Woody' H. Woodall
William Henry Woodall, the son of Phillip and Lena (Toft) Woodall, was born on November 16, 1923, on a farm near Royal in Clay County. He was raised in the Royal area, where he attended country school and later graduated from Royal High School. ...
Anna Christine Ott
Saturday, February 05, 1916 - Tuesday, March 05, 2013
Anna Christine Ott
Anna Christine Ott was born February 5th, 1916 to Peter and Ida (Koechert) Nath in rural Everly, Iowa. She graduated from Moneta High School in 1934. Anna married Emmert C. Ott on September 8th, 1937 and there were seven children born to ...
James Ralph Shriner
Saturday, May 31, 1941 - Sunday, March 03, 2013
James Ralph Shriner
James Ralph Shriner, the son of John and Evelyn Satern Shriner, was born May 31, 1941 in Rodman, Iowa. Jim received his early education and graduated from Rodman Consolidated School in 1959. On May 8, 1971, Jim married Harriet "Sam" Raabe...
William Harold Cromer
Friday, August 22, 1930 - Saturday, March 02, 2013
William Harold Cromer
William Harold Cromer, Jr., the son of William and Ann Vogel Cromer, was born August 22, 1930 in Muscatine, Iowa. Bill attended school in Muscatine. Bill married Josephine Erickson on March 13, 1959 in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Bill worked a...
Clara Marcley
Saturday, May 24, 1919 - Friday, March 01, 2013
Clara Marcley
Clara May Marcley left this earth on March 1, 2013. She was born May 24, 1919, in Jackson County, Minnesota to Seifert and Vera Wilson. Clara was preceded in death by her husband; Otis R. Marcley, her mother and father, Seifert and Vera ...
Robert Cleland Drake
Saturday, March 12, 1927 - Friday, March 01, 2013
Robert Cleland Drake
Robert (Bob) Drake heard the voice of his Heavenly Father calling him home on March 1, 2013. There he joined his parents: Harold and Lulu (Petersen), brothers: Weymond and Harold (Audrey), sister: Marjorie (Eldred) Joines, nieces: Jolene (Joine...
Rebecca 'Becky' Ann Stulen
Sunday, April 04, 1943 - Monday, February 25, 2013
Rebecca 'Becky' Ann Stulen
Rebecca Ann Stulen, the daughter of William Edward and Iris Rose (Zwiefel) Householder, was born April 4, 1943 in Fenton, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Fenton, where she received her education and graduated from Central Fenton High Sc...
Ilene Faith Crew
Monday, December 29, 1913 - Sunday, February 24, 2013
Ilene Faith Crew
Ilene Crew, the daughter of Lizzie and Caleb Jones, was born December 29, 1913 in Ayrshire, Iowa. She received her early education in a country school and graduated from Silver Lake High School in 1931. In October of 1934, Ilene was marr...
Connie Kay Paulsen
Sunday, January 21, 1940 - Sunday, February 24, 2013
Connie Kay Paulsen
Connie Kay Paulsen, the daughter of Glenn Wayne and Herma Louise Zahren Hensley, was born in Lake Park, Iowa. She received her early education and graduated from the Excelsior Consolidated School. Connie continued her education at Morningside Co...
Pat Gross
Tuesday, October 19, 1926 - Saturday, February 23, 2013
Pat Gross
B. Lorana ("Pat") Gross, youngest child of Claud and Hattie Ziller Brinkley, was born October 19, 1926, in Logan Township, Clay county, Iowa. She passed away at the Spencer Hospital Hospice Care facility on February 23, 2013. Pat was educated in Lo...
Marie Charlotte Freitag
Thursday, June 06, 1935 - Friday, February 22, 2013
Marie Charlotte Freitag
Marie Charlotte Freitag, the daughter of Frank and June Randall Horck, was born June 6, 1935 in Waubun, MN. She received her early education and graduated from Waubun High School. Marie married Gerald Freitag on January 21, 1956 in New Port, M...
James Burr Kitterman
Tuesday, May 30, 1950 - Thursday, February 21, 2013
James Burr Kitterman
James Burr Kitterman, the son of Burr Kenneth and Dorothy (Deaton) Kitterman, was born May 30, 1950 in St. Paul, MN. His childhood years were spent in East Bethel, MN, where he received his education, graduating from St. Francis High School in ...
Judy Anne Swiden
Monday, August 03, 1964 - Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Judy Anne Swiden
Judy Hansen was born on August 3, 1964 in Dubuque, Iowa. She graduated high school from Sanborn, Iowa. She then attended the University of Wisconsin at LaCrosse, graduating with a degree in Social Work. She also became a certified travel counsel...
Diane Marie Heller
Saturday, December 03, 1955 - Monday, February 18, 2013
Diane Marie Heller
Diane Marie Heller, the daughter of Jack and Lois Rauhauser Johnson, was born on Dec. 3, 1955, in Joliet, IL. She spent her childhood days in Everly, Iowa where she graduated high school. On May 14, 1976, she married Eugen...
Leland Paul Van Houten
Sunday, May 26, 1940 - Sunday, February 17, 2013
Leland Paul Van Houten
Leland “Lee” Paul Van Houten, died Sunday morning, February 17th, 2013, at the Averra Medical Center, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, after a brief, unexpected attack of spinal meningitis. Lee was born on May 26th, 1940, and was 72 years old. L...
Shelley Gaunt
Saturday, September 15, 1962 - Sunday, February 17, 2013
Shelley Gaunt
Shelley Rae Gaunt, the daughter of Dennis and Ann (Couser) Gaunt, was born September 15, 1962 in Marshalltown, Iowa. She was raised in Zearing and Spencer, Iowa. Shelley attended schools at North East Story County School and graduated from Spence...
Mary Louise Beck
Monday, May 01, 1944 - Saturday, February 16, 2013
Mary Louise Beck
Mary Louise Beck, the daughter of Thomas Thomas and Edith (Carstensen) Thomas was born May 1, 1944 in Spencer Iowa. She graduated from the Spencer school system in 1962, and enrolled at Lindenwood College, in St Charles Missouri where she graduated...
Lucille A. Green
Wednesday, October 24, 1917 - Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Lucille A. Green
Lucille Green left us to be with the Lord this morning, February 13, 2013. She was 95 years old. Lucille left behind a son, Bill Green of Spencer, IA, a daughter and son-in-law, Sue and John Peterson of Bryan, TX., a granddaughter and her husband, ...
Betty Cooper
Saturday, January 08, 1927 - Monday, February 11, 2013
Betty Cooper
Betty Jane Cooper, the daughter of Al and May Feaster was born January 8, 1927 in Rolfe, Iowa. Betty passed away February 11, 2013 in Illinois at the age of 86. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Leo Cooper, one grandson, ...
Delbert Lee Clague
Monday, July 27, 1925 - Monday, February 11, 2013
Delbert Lee Clague
Delbert Lee Clague, the son of Thomas and Edith Faulkender Clague was born July 27, 1925 in Freeman Township in Clay County, Iowa. After his mother passed away at the age of seven he lived with his maternal grandparents. He attended grade school...
Willie 'Nels' Krogh
Thursday, May 29, 1924 - Monday, February 04, 2013
Willie 'Nels' Krogh
Willie Nels Krogh, the son of Lars and Sophie (Peterson) Krogh, was born on May 29, 1924, in Flandreau, SD. His early years were spent in the Flandreau and Eagen areas. Following school, he entered into the military on October 5, 1946. He served...
Carl Ernest Bruns
Sunday, December 17, 1911 - Sunday, February 03, 2013
Carl Ernest Bruns
Carl Ernest Bruns, the son of Enno and Dena (Christians) Bruns, was born December 17, 1911 on a farm north of George, Iowa. His childhood years were spent on the family farm near George, where he received his education, graduating from George H...
Sheryl 'Sherry' Diane Clark
Wednesday, June 22, 1949 - Saturday, February 02, 2013
Sheryl 'Sherry' Diane Clark
Sheryl (Sherry) Diane Clark finished her race and left this world to receive her Heavenly reward on Saturday, February 2 at 3:30 in the afternoon. She went home to be with her Savior and Lord Jesus Christ and her father Bob Bowman, father-in-la...
Wadena Ann Lorenz
Tuesday, July 07, 1925 - Thursday, January 31, 2013
Wadena Ann Lorenz
Wadena Ann Lorenz, the daughter of Harley and Stella Ball Walker, was born on her grandparent's farm in Gillett Grove. She grew up on a farm west of Rossie and received her early education and graduated from Rossie High School. She then contin...
Ardys Maxine Dillingham
Wednesday, February 25, 1920 - Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Ardys Maxine Dillingham
Ardys Maxine Dillingham, the daughter of David and Lella Patton Clay, was born February 25, 1920 in Hartley, Iowa. She received her early education and graduated from the Hartley High School. Ardys married Orland Krutzfeldt on October 16, 1938...
Ethel Kathrine Westphalen
Thursday, February 15, 1912 - Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Ethel Kathrine Westphalen
Ethel Katherine Mayhew, the daughter of Albert and Sadie Cradduck Mayhew was born on February 15, 1912, in Royal, Iowa. Ethel attended school at Royal and graduated from Royal High school. Ethel married Roy Westphalen in Spencer on November 28, 1931....
Dale John Clark
Monday, May 10, 1937 - Monday, January 28, 2013
Dale John Clark
Dale John Clark, the son of Lyal Sr. and Cecil Thorton Clark was born May 10, 1937 in Emmetsburg, IA. His childhood years were spent in the Emmetsburg area where he graduated from Emmetsburg High School in 1955. Dale enjoyed fishing, competiti...
Adeline Maxine Bensene
Sunday, September 18, 1932 - Saturday, January 26, 2013
Adeline Maxine Bensene
Adeline Maxine Freeburg Bensene was born Baby Norma Elaine 18th of September 1932 in Des Moines, Iowa. Adopted at age six weeks, she was returned to her birth mothers care after three weeks. Adopted again at age three month she was kept till aba...
James Darwin Montgomery
Wednesday, October 02, 1935 - Tuesday, January 22, 2013
James Darwin Montgomery
James Darwin Montgomery, the son of Percy and Hazel (Moats) Montgomery, was born on October 2, 1935, in George, IA. His childhood years were spent in Sioux Falls and Spencer areas, were he graduated from high school. On September 11, 1953, he en...
Mahlon LeMoyne Klimes
Wednesday, April 18, 1951 - Friday, January 18, 2013
Mahlon LeMoyne Klimes
Mahlon LeMoyne Klimes, the son of William Howard and Arlie Marie (Smith) Klimes, was born on April 18, 1951 in Pipestone, MN. Mahlon was raised and received his early education in Jasper, MN, where he graduated in 1969. Following high school, he...
Dorothy Mae Montgomery
Tuesday, August 03, 1915 - Thursday, January 17, 2013
Dorothy Mae Montgomery
Dorothy Mae (nee Matson) Montgomery was born August 3, 1915, to Paul and Cora (nee Curley) Matson at Webster City, Iowa. She was baptized on October 4, 1915, by Pastor F. L. Ruwell at Webster City, Iowa. Dorothy grew up and received her e...
Gertrude Kotsenburg Roberts
Sunday, August 16, 1925 - Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Gertrude Kotsenburg Roberts
Norene Wetherell
Sunday, March 07, 1948 - Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Norene Wetherell
Norene Kay (Loveland) Wetherell, the daughter of John and Alberta (Feaster) Loveland, was born March 7, 1948 in Spencer, IA. She attended Spencer Schools, graduated from Spencer High School in 1966 and lived in Spencer her entire life. N...
Lola 'Peggy' Cockburn
Monday, August 29, 1921 - Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Lola 'Peggy' Cockburn
Peggy, the daughter of Ernest and Mary Manning, was born in Spencer. She graduated from Spencer High School. She lived in multiple locations but spent most of her life living in and near Spencer. Peggy was married to Clarence Cockburn, the long ti...
Elizabeth E. Markley
Wednesday, September 15, 1920 - Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Elizabeth E. Markley
Elizabeth E. Markley, the daughter of Wallace C. and Mildred D. (Petersen) Mann, was born September 15, 1920 in Woodbine, IA. Her childhood years were spent living on farms near Woodbine and near Missouri Valley, IA where she attended country ...
Daryl 'Bub' Louie Hausmann
Wednesday, May 19, 1926 - Thursday, January 10, 2013
Daryl 'Bub' Louie Hausmann
Daryl 'Bub' Louie Hausmann, the son of Louis and Ida (Dumdei) Hausmann, was born May 19, 1926, in Dickinson County, IA. His childhood years were spent on a farm near Fostoria where he received his education, graduating from Okoboji Consolidated Sch...
Lois Evelyn Gritten
Monday, January 14, 1924 - Wednesday, January 09, 2013
Lois Evelyn Gritten
Lois Evelyn (King) Gritten, daughter of Silas Wilson King and Grace Eliza (Bailey) King, was born on a farm south of Dickens, IA, on January 14, 1924. Lois attended school at Lincoln Township School and graduated from Gillett Grove in 1942. As...
Gladys Luella Yeager
Monday, April 16, 1928 - Saturday, January 05, 2013
Gladys Luella Yeager
Gladys Luella Yeager was born April 16, 1928 to Lloyd and Leona (Hurley) Rose in Gillette Grove, IA. She attended school in Gillette Grove and Spencer. She worked at several places in Spencer and retired from Helens Laundry at the age of 70. ...
Loren Davis Sullivan
Monday, March 04, 1929 - Saturday, December 29, 2012
Loren Davis Sullivan
Loren Davis Sullivan, the son of Selim and Etta Irene (Davis) Sullivan, was born March 4, 1929 in Cherokee, Iowa. His early years were spent on a farm southeast of Sutherland, known as the McCulla Farm. He attended a country school until the 3...
Gladys Faye Hovinga
Sunday, February 04, 1917 - Friday, December 28, 2012
Gladys Faye Hovinga
Gladys Faye Hovinga, 95, of Owatonna, MN, died Thursday, December 28, 2012, at Homestead Hospice House in Owatonna. Gladys was born on February 4, 1917, to Chris and Christina Johnson of Clay County, IA. She was the youngest of five chi...
William 'Bill' Hargrave
Friday, January 24, 1930 - Thursday, December 27, 2012
William 'Bill' Hargrave
William T. (Bill) Hargrave, the son of Tom and Laura (Sorenson) Hargrave, was born January 24, 1930 in Spencer, Iowa. Bill grew up on the Hargrave farm south of Dickens, IA. His early education was received at Sunnyside School District #6 in Sioux ...
Donna Rae Philiph
Sunday, December 17, 1933 - Sunday, December 23, 2012
Donna Rae Philiph
Donna Rae Philiph, the daughter of Walter and Madge Monselle Schroeder was born December 17, 1933 in Spencer, IA. Her childhood years were spent in the Everly, IA area, where she graduated from Everly High School. Donna married Duane Philiph...
Raymond Paul Krause
Tuesday, June 27, 1933 - Friday, December 21, 2012
Raymond Paul Krause
Raymond Paul Krause, the son of August and Lucille Gilland Krause, was born June 27, 1933 in Rockwell City, IA. He grew up on a farm and attended a country school near Rockwell City. Raymond served in the U.S. Army for two years with an honorable...
Donald Leroy Rosacker
Saturday, June 11, 1932 - Thursday, December 20, 2012
Donald Leroy Rosacker
Donald Leroy Rosacker, the son of Elmer and Eva Monk Rosacker was born June 11, 1932 in Ruthven, IA. He grew up on a farm and attended country school near Ayrshire, IA. He married Rosella Fogerty on May 28, 1956 in Whittemore, IA. They lived and...
Bernita Meyer
Saturday, January 11, 1930 - Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Bernita Meyer
Bernita Minnie (Wilhelmina) Meyer, the daughter of Roy, Sr. and Meta (Massmann) Meyer, was born on January 11, 1930, on a farm near Primghar, Iowa. Her childhood and education years were spent in the Paullina and Hartley areas. Bernita m...
Colleen Fay Luedke
Monday, December 21, 1931 - Monday, December 17, 2012
Colleen Fay Luedke
Colleen Fay Luedke the daughter of Donald and Violet Byers Trunnell, was born December 21, 1931 in Hartley, Iowa. She received her early education at a country school by Hartley and later attended the Hartley High School. She married Gale Lued...
Burdette Auburon Stier
Saturday, March 19, 1932 - Saturday, December 15, 2012
Burdette Auburon Stier
Burdette Auburon Stier, the son of Florence Mae Krause, was born March 19, 1932 in Peterson, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Peterson, where he received his education. He later entered the military in April of 1951, where he served fo...
Larry A. Johnson
Tuesday, March 07, 1950 - Thursday, December 13, 2012
Larry A. Johnson
Larry A. Johnson, the son of Arnold Monroe 'Stub' J and Irene (Perry)Johnson, was born on March 7, 1950 in Spencer, Iowa. He received his early education here and attended Iowa State University, graduating with a Bachelors of Science Degree in A...
Stephen Michael Spory
Friday, September 16, 1983 - Saturday, December 08, 2012
Stephen Michael Spory
Stephen Michael Spory, the son of Daren and Lisa (Jenkins) Baxter, was born September 16, 1983 in Spencer, Iowa. He grew up in Spencer, where he was loved by his parents, sister, grandparents, his many cousins, aunts and uncles and friends. He...
Clifford Edwin Handy
Sunday, September 06, 1936 - Wednesday, December 05, 2012
Clifford Edwin Handy
Clifford Edwin Handy, the son of John and Alice Galbraith Handy was born on September 6, 1936, in Spencer, IA. His childhood years were spent in the Spencer area where he attended Spencer High School until he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in 1954 ...
Barbara Geerdes
Saturday, January 26, 1952 - Tuesday, December 04, 2012
Barbara Geerdes
Barbara Kay Geerdes, the daughter of Harold and Audrey Meyers Edwards was born January 26, 1952 in Fort Dodge, IA. Her early years were spent in Fort Dodge, Ayrshire, and Spencer, IA, where she graduated from Spencer High School in 1970 with honors. ...
Robert 'Bob' Eugene Theesfeld
Wednesday, August 10, 1949 - Sunday, December 02, 2012
Robert 'Bob' Eugene Theesfeld
Robert “Bob” Eugene Theesfeld, the son of Harold and Thelma Spear Theesfeld was born August 10, 1949, in Estherville, IA. His childhood years were spent in the Curlew area where he graduated from Mallard High School in 1967. After graduation, Bo...
Walter George Goeken
Thursday, January 03, 1924 - Saturday, December 01, 2012
Walter George Goeken
Walter Goeken, 88, of Everly, died Saturday, December 1 at home surrounded by his family. The son of the Rev. George and Lydia Tammen Goeken, Walter George Goeken was born January 3, 1924 in Melvin, IA, where his father was a Lutheran past...
Orpha Kriens
Saturday, April 22, 1916 - Friday, November 30, 2012
Orpha Kriens
Orpha Madeline Kriens, the daughter of Ben and Viola Pauls, was born April 22, 1916 in Melvin, Iowa. Orpha’s father died when she was 11 years old. Her mother remarried Guy Amis. She received her education near Moneta, graduating from Moneta...
Marjorie Verna Ashcraft
Sunday, June 05, 1927 - Friday, November 30, 2012
Marjorie Verna Ashcraft
Marjorie Verna Ashcraft, the daughter of George and Elenora (Grage) Macumber, was born June 5, 1927 in Manilla, IA. Her childhood years were spent in Manilla, where she received her education, graduating from Manilla High School in 1945. Her fir...
Richard Otto Kephart
Tuesday, May 01, 1928 - Thursday, November 29, 2012
Richard Otto Kephart
Richard Otto Kephart, the son of Tom and Edith V. (Handy) Kephart, was born May 1, 1928 in Peru, Iowa. He worked as a farm hand in southern Iowa and other areas. Richard married in 1958 to Beulah King. He worked for ten years for the Depar...
Sally Joan Baschke
Tuesday, June 23, 1936 - Thursday, November 22, 2012
Sally Joan Baschke
Sally Joan Baschke was born June 23, 1936 to Glenn Theodore and Dorothy Magelena Heick Sorenson in Spencer, IA. She was raised on the home farm northeast of Spencer and attended Meadow #7 Country School, all her elementary years. She attended Sp...
Darrel Duane Scharnberg
Wednesday, August 19, 1925 - Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Darrel Duane Scharnberg
Darrel Duane Scharnberg, the son of Louis and Ingrid (Jensen) Scharnberg, was born August 19, 1925 in Everly, Iowa. His childhood was spent in Everly, where he received his education, graduating from Everly High School. Darrel married Marjorie...
Joe Carroll
Sunday, July 27, 1924 - Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Joe Carroll
Josiah Francis Kelly (“Joe”) Carroll, the son of John Edward and Ella Theresa (Kelly) Carroll, was born on July 27, 1924, in St. Paul, Minnesota. His family moved to Spencer, Iowa when he was four years old. After graduating from Spencer High Scho...
Rony Craig Sears
Friday, March 28, 1947 - Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Rony Craig Sears
Rony Craig Sears, the son of Walter and Anna Oestenstad Sears, was born on March 28, 1947 in Hartley, Iowa. He received his early education in Moneta and graduated from the Sutherland High School. He married Susan Roskens on August 29, 1975 ...
Jefferson 'Jeff' Lee Wilbur
Thursday, April 25, 1968 - Sunday, November 18, 2012
Jefferson 'Jeff' Lee Wilbur
Jefferson Lee Wilbur, son of John Wilbur and Barb (Marble) Campbell was born on April 25, 1968, in Spencer, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Spencer. In 1986, he moved to Kansas to live with his father and complete his senior year of high...
Leona Carr
Monday, July 09, 1928 - Sunday, November 18, 2012
Leona Carr
Leona Carr, 84, of Sister Lakes, Michigan passed away to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, November 18, 2012 at Lakeland Medical Center. Leona was born on July 9, 1928 in Barnesboro, PA to Francis and Anna (Palidrab) Szeredy. She married ...
Shirley Ann Kraft
Friday, April 08, 1932 - Thursday, November 15, 2012
Shirley Ann Kraft
Shirley Ann (Aldred) Kraft, the daughter of George and Mary (Triplett) Aldred, was born April 8, 1932 in Primghar, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Primghar, where she received her education, graduating from Primghar High School. Shir...
Charles 'Tad' McCord
Friday, February 17, 1961 - Sunday, November 11, 2012
Charles 'Tad' McCord
Charles 'Tad' David McCord, the son of Keith and Grace 'Liz' Watkins McCord, was born on February 17, 1961, in St. Louis, MO. Tad and Kim lived in Spencer. Tad was employed at Mauer's as an electrician. He enjoyed camping, hiking, rock hun...
Thelma Mary Johannsen
Sunday, November 21, 1915 - Friday, November 09, 2012
Thelma Mary Johannsen
Thelma Mary Johannsen, the daughter of Theodore and Katherine Andre Kenne was born November 21, 1915 in Whittemore, IA. Her childhood years were spent in the Whittemore area, where she graduated from Presentation Academy in Whittemore. The...
Hazel Lucile MacTaggart
Thursday, December 17, 1931 - Wednesday, November 07, 2012
Hazel Lucile MacTaggart
Hazel Lucille (Robbins) MacTaggart, the daughter of Ervin and Mattie (Northrup) Robbins was born on December 17, 1931, in Ralston, OK. She lived out her childhood in Ignacio, CO along with 7 brothers, Rocky, Bill, Les, Ernie, George, Bob and Dick, a...
Mark Pullen
Monday, November 24, 1947 - Monday, November 05, 2012
Mark Pullen
Mark Thomas Pullen, the son of Gilbert “Gibb” and Lillian Harvey Pullen was born November 24, 1947 in Spencer, IA. His childhood years were spent in the Spencer area where he graduated from Spencer High School. After high school he attended and ...
Diane 'Didy' Sue Kunzmann
Thursday, October 18, 1945 - Sunday, November 04, 2012
Diane 'Didy' Sue Kunzmann
Diane 'Didy' Sue Kunzmann, the daughter of Russell Dean and Charlotte (Peacock) Slaymaker came into this world on October 18, 1945 in Spencer, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Spencer, where she received her education, graduating from Sp...
Charles 'Charlie' Ray Nelson
Sunday, September 04, 1932 - Saturday, November 03, 2012
Charles 'Charlie' Ray Nelson
Charles "Charlie" Ray Nelson, the son of Carl and Nora (Anderson) Nelson, was born September 4, 1932 in Storm Lake, Iowa. He grew up on a farm outside of Webb, where he received his education, graduating from Garfield/Webb High School in 1950. ...
Irma Adeline Runkle
Wednesday, December 23, 1908 - Thursday, November 01, 2012
Irma Adeline Runkle
Irma Adeline Runkle, the daughter of Edward and Oma (Street) Rorah, was born December 23, 1908 in Menlo, Iowa on a farm, where she loved horses. Her childhood years were spent in Gillett Grove, Iowa, where she received her education. I...
John Erwin Jones
Wednesday, July 15, 1959 - Sunday, October 28, 2012
John Erwin Jones
Louie ReMillard
Thursday, May 26, 1927 - Thursday, October 25, 2012
Louie ReMillard
Louie was born on May 26, 1927 in Hartley, IA, the youngest of four children, to Napoleon and Mabel ReMillard. He attended school in Hartley and graduated in 1945. Louie served in the Merchant Marines and U.S. Army. He was united in marriage to Ma...
Maxine Alice Burdette
Sunday, June 04, 1922 - Thursday, October 25, 2012
Maxine Alice Burdette
Maxine Alice (Prentice) Burdette, the daughter of Lawrence and Kate (Whalen) Prentice was born June 4th, 1922 on a farm in Logan Township in Clay County, Iowa. After attending 8 years in the country school in that township, she continued her educati...
Carolyn L. Mett
Tuesday, January 21, 1930 - Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Carolyn L. Mett
Carolyn Lois Mett (Tootsie) was born to Fern and Lyla (Heikens) Mett on January 21st, 1930 on a farm in Clay County. She attended a little one room school house in Summit township, and graduated from Spencer High School in 1947. After graduation, she...
Gladys Etta Blass
Sunday, March 18, 1917 - Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Gladys Etta Blass
Gladys Etta Blass was born in Everly, IA, on March 18, 1917 to Thomas and Dena Boyenga Roskens. She graduated from Everly High School in 1933 and attended Iowa State Teachers College in Cedar Falls. She taught in rural schools for six years. ...
William Douglas Magnussen
Tuesday, June 13, 1933 - Sunday, October 21, 2012
William Douglas Magnussen
William Douglas Magnussen, son of Ethan Vilhelm and Alma Rasmussen Magnussen, was born June 13, 1933 in Audubon, Iowa. He passed from life through death to life eternal on October 21, 2012 at the age of 79 years after a long illness. Doug was bap...
Nathaniel Robert Murray
Sunday, February 02, 1997 - Sunday, October 21, 2012
Nathaniel Robert Murray
Beloved son of Jeff and Joanne Murray; brother of Dave Murray; grandson of Jacqueline Murray; nephew of Don Murray (Barb), Mike Murray (Angie), Laura Huffman, Jim Mingus (Diana) and Gayla Johnson (Jim). In lieu of flowers, memorial contri...
Harold H. Dau
Sunday, August 03, 1919 - Saturday, October 20, 2012
Harold H. Dau
Harold Henry George Dau, the son of George and Dora (Horstmann) Dau was born on August 3, 1919 in Sutherland, IA (O'Brien County). He was baptized August 19, 1919 and confirmed in Evangelical Lutheran Church at Calumet in 1933. His childhood d...
Lowell William Lewis
Wednesday, July 06, 1927 - Thursday, October 18, 2012
Lowell William Lewis
Lowell William Lewis, eldest child of William Arthur and Mary McBeath, was born July 6, 1927 on the Lewis farm south of Rossie, Iowa. He graduated from Greenville High School in 1945 where he enjoyed playing baseball, basketball and the trumpet...
Merlin 'Bubby' Jay Bertness
Monday, October 19, 1931 - Thursday, October 18, 2012
Merlin 'Bubby' Jay Bertness
Merlin "Bubby" Jay Bertness, the son of Herman and Elizabeth (Smith) Bertness, was born on October 19, 1931, on a farm in Buena Vista County, IA. He was baptized at the United Methodist Church in Sioux Rapids and attended school in S...
Margaret Ann Nelson
Tuesday, November 09, 1943 - Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Margaret Ann Nelson
LaVon Nettie Black
Sunday, September 17, 1922 - Sunday, October 14, 2012
LaVon Nettie Black
of Spencer formerly of Rossie. LaVon Nettie Black, the daughter of George and Agnes (Fahleen) Brownell, was born September 17, 1922, on a farm near Greenville, IA. She attended school in Greenville, graduating from Rossie High School in 1940. ...
Delma Mae Mueller
Friday, July 24, 1925 - Saturday, October 13, 2012
Delma Mae Mueller
Delma Mae Mueller, the daughter of Raymond and Viola Moeller Schoening, was born July 24, 1925 in Moneta, IA. Her childhood years were spent in the Sutherland area where she graduated from Sutherland High School in 1943. After graduating she att...
Joe Thomas Carter
Sunday, November 29, 1953 - Friday, October 12, 2012
Joe Thomas Carter
Joe Thomas Carter, the son of John Henry and Verla Johnson Carter, was born November 29, 1953 in Wren, OR. He received his early education in Oregon where he lived until the age of 15. He then moved to Tucson, AZ at the age of 19. Joe mov...
Norma Jean Johnson
Monday, May 13, 1929 - Thursday, October 11, 2012
Norma Jean Johnson
Norma Jean Johnson, the daughter of Raymond and Bertha Mildred (Hamrick) Daugherty, was born on May 13, 1929 in Greenville, Iowa. The family later moved to Gillette Grove, Iowa, where Norma attended school until the age of 10. She later returned...
Sheridan H. Blaue
Thursday, February 13, 1930 - Thursday, October 11, 2012
Sheridan H. Blaue
Sheridan Hollman Blaue was born on February 13, 1930 to Harry and Kathie (Hollman) Blaue. He entered eternal life on October 11, 2012 at the age of 82 after a long illness. Sheridan was raised on a farm near Sutherland, IA and graduated from R...
Class of 1983 - We Remember - Kyle, Steve & Pete
Saturday, October 09, 1982 - Tuesday, October 09, 2012
Class of 1983 - We Remember - Kyle, Steve & Pete
A Public Assembly was held at the Spencer High School on Friday, October 5. Paul Morony talked about his experiences of dealing with the decisions and, ultimately, the tragic accident on Homecoming night, October 9, 1982, that led to the death of hi...
Gerald John Thortsen
Sunday, March 15, 1931 - Wednesday, October 03, 2012
Gerald John Thortsen
Gerald John Thortsen, the son of Hans and Ella (Zinn) Thortsen, was born March 15, 1931 in Hartley, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Hartley, where he received his early education. Following his schooling, he helped his dad on the farm....
Robert Emanuel Peterson
Tuesday, November 10, 1925 - Thursday, September 27, 2012
Robert Emanuel Peterson
Robert Emanuel Peterson, son of Gustav and Christine (Soderquist) Peterson, was raised on the family farm by Albert City. There he attended country school through the eighth grade. He then helped on the family farm until going into the service...
Loretta June Kruse
Saturday, May 19, 1928 - Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Loretta June Kruse
Loretta June Kruse, the daughter of Frank & Alvina Sheller was born on May 19,1928, in Algona, IA. On March 24,1946, Loretta was united in marriage to E.D. Kruse Jr. of Royal, IA. Following their marriage they farmed the family place along wit...
Edna Mae Knudtson
Friday, January 30, 1920 - Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Edna Mae Knudtson
Edna Mae Knudtson, the daughter of Clarence and Edna (Fena) Goedicke, was born on January 30, 1920, in Spencer, Iowa. She was raised and attended school in Spencer. Following schooling, she worked in the area doing housekeeping duties. Edn...
Amanda Caroline Steffen
Friday, October 07, 1921 - Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Amanda Caroline Steffen
Amanda Caroline Steffen, daughter of William and Elizabeth Kolbeck Seivert, was born in Ashton, Iowa, on October 7, 1921. She received her education at St. Joseph’s School in Ashton Amanda married Everett Steffen on October 3, 1942 in Dakota City,...
Harold Duane Christensen
Wednesday, January 30, 1929 - Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Harold Duane Christensen
Harold Duane Christensen, the son of Amos and Hildur Johnson Christensen, Sr., was born January 30, 1929 in Spencer, Iowa. His childhood years were spent on the family farm east of Royal. He received his early education at Lincoln Township Country ...
Linda Rae Brown
Thursday, September 13, 1951 - Saturday, September 22, 2012
Linda Rae Brown
Linda Rae Brown, the daughter of Ray and Delores (Stevenson) Brown, was born September 13, 1951, in Spencer, Iowa. Her entire life was spent in Spencer where she received her education. Linda enjoyed watching and playing "Wheel of Fortune", pla...
Timothy Jay Galm
Saturday, June 11, 1949 - Friday, September 21, 2012
Timothy Jay Galm
Timothy Jay Galm was born June 11, 1949, in Spencer, IA, the second of eight children to Dorothy Marie Dykstra and Edwin John Galm of Moneta, IA, where Tim grew up. Tim graduated from Everly Community High School in 1968. He graduated cum laude...
Rebecca Marie Payne
Saturday, October 08, 1988 - Thursday, September 20, 2012
Rebecca Marie Payne
Rebecca 'Becky' Marie Payne, the daughter of David William and Ann Marie (Lindemann) Payne, was born October 8, 1988, in Great Falls, MT. Her family moved to Everly where she received her education, graduating from Clay Central-Everly High Scho...
Eleanor Marie Daniel
Thursday, August 17, 1922 - Sunday, September 16, 2012
Eleanor Marie Daniel
Eleanor Marie (Grover) Daniel, the daughter of Lewis and Georgia (Miles) Grover, was born August 17, 1922 in Clay County, Iowa. She grew up on a farm near Gillett Grove and her family later moved into the town of Gillett Grove, where she r...
Joyce Irene Ewoldt
Tuesday, October 20, 1942 - Friday, September 14, 2012
Joyce Irene Ewoldt
Joyce Ewoldt daughter of Bert George Speed and Ethel Mae Parsons Speed was born October 20, 1942 in Clay County, Iowa. Her childhood was spent on the Speed family farm near Webb. She attended and graduated from Webb High School in 1960. ...
Robert Keith Lage
Friday, July 11, 1924 - Friday, September 14, 2012
Robert Keith Lage
Robert Keith Lage, the son of Grant and Ethel Hardman Lage, was born July 11, 1924 in Milford, Iowa. Robert received his early education and graduated from the Milford High School. Robert then entered the United States Army Air Force serving from M...
Louis Gaffney
Monday, June 05, 1939 - Thursday, September 13, 2012
Louis Gaffney
Louis Paul Gaffney, the son of Paul and Louise Behrens Gaffney was born June 5, 1939, in Peoria, IL. His childhood years were spent in the Lincoln and Peoria, IL, area where he attended school and graduated from Spalding High School in Peoria. H...
David 'Scott' Hessman
Sunday, September 06, 1959 - Tuesday, September 11, 2012
David 'Scott' Hessman
Scott Hessman was born to David and Arlene (Jackson) Hessman on September 6, 1959 at the Muscatine Community Hospital in Muscatine, Iowa. At age one, he moved to Ida County, Ida Grove, Iowa, where he spent all of his growing up years. He was th...
Shirley Ann Mason
Monday, November 02, 1936 - Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Shirley Ann Mason
Shirley Ann (Myers) Mason was born to Irven and Mabel (Walstrom) Myers on November 2, 1936 in Spencer, Iowa, just moments before the birth of her twin brother, and closest ally, S.A. (Bud) Myers. Shirley’s childhood years were filled with the cho...
Virginia 'Ginny' Lorraine Coughenour
Tuesday, November 08, 1921 - Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Virginia 'Ginny' Lorraine Coughenour
Virginia "Ginny" Lorraine Coughenour, the daughter of William and Elizabeth (Ouchstetter) Adolph, was born November 8, 1921 in Hartley, Iowa. Her childhood was spent in Hartley, where she received her education, graduating from Hartley High Scho...
Mary Ann Peters
Thursday, July 18, 1946 - Sunday, September 09, 2012
Mary Ann Peters
Mary Ann Peters, the daughter of Henry and Irene (Howuen) Engelkes,was born on July 18, 1946 in Sibley, IA and she also attended school there. Mary married Robert L. Peters on December 5, 1962 in Rock Rapids, IA. Following their marriage,...
Edward Eugene Kitto
Wednesday, June 17, 1953 - Saturday, September 08, 2012
Edward Eugene Kitto
Alma Louise Wendt
Wednesday, November 17, 1920 - Wednesday, September 05, 2012
Alma Louise Wendt
Alma Louise Wendt, the daughter of Henry and Bertha Bowen Grote, was born November 17, 1920 in Little Rock, Iowa. She attended country school through the eighth grade in Grant Township and finished high school in Little Rock. Alma married...
Arthur Dale Rhodes
Saturday, October 29, 1921 - Monday, September 03, 2012
Arthur Dale Rhodes
Arthur (Art) Dale Rhodes was born to William and Ethel (Legere) Rhodes on their homestead on October 29, 1921, in rural Spencer, IA. This is where he would live out his childhood years with his 9 brothers and sisters helping out on the farm and re...
James LeClair
Sunday, January 12, 1947 - Wednesday, August 29, 2012
James LeClair
James (Jim) LeClair, age 65, passed away Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at The Abbey in LeMars. He is survived by four siblings, Phyllis Curran (Bernie), Patricia Harrington (Raymond),Judy Thompson (Bill) and Leo J. LeClair (Carol), two aunts Gunnie...
Luella Martha Reinke
Wednesday, August 15, 1917 - Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Luella Martha Reinke
Luella Martha Reinke, the daughter of Rudolph and Anna Werner Meehlhause was born August 15, 1917 in Hartley, IA. She grew up on a farm until 1924 when the family moved to Hartley, where she graduated high school. Luella was united in marr...
Dale LeRoy Roberts
Wednesday, June 13, 1934 - Sunday, August 26, 2012
Dale LeRoy Roberts
Dale Leroy Roberts, the son of Arthur and Roberta Beckham Roberts, was born June 13, 1934 in Buena Vista County, Iowa. Dale grew up in the Sutherland and Peterson areas. He received his education in Peterson and graduated from the Peterson High Sch...
Burdette 'Bert' Ernest Menke
Friday, January 01, 1937 - Saturday, August 25, 2012
Burdette 'Bert' Ernest Menke
Burdette “Bert” Ernest Menke, the son of John and Ella (Platt) Menke, was born on January 1, 1937, in Calumet, Iowa. He was raised and attended country schools in the area. Bert worked for John Deere in Primghar before entering into the militar...
Helen B. Dean
Wednesday, June 29, 1927 - Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Helen B. Dean
Helen B. Dean, daughter of Myron J. and Clara (Paddock) Stanton, was born June 29, 1927 in Spencer, IA. She was a third generation Spencerite, graduating from Spencer High School in 1945. Helen married Gerald W. “Jerry” Dean, August 22, 1948, in...
Les Hintz
Wednesday, June 08, 1938 - Monday, August 20, 2012
Les Hintz
Leslie Boyd Hintz, the son of Manville and Nora (Larson) Hintz, was born June 8, 1938 in Kiester, MN. His childhood years were spent in Spencer, where he receive his education, graduating from Spencer High School. Les earned a football scholar...
Robert Dean 'Nuke' Newcomb
Saturday, April 04, 1936 - Sunday, August 19, 2012
Robert Dean 'Nuke' Newcomb
Robert Dean "Nuke" Newcomb, the son of Roy and Hazel (Howard) Newcomb, was born April 4, 1936 in Spencer, Iowa. His childhood was spent in Spencer, where he received his education, graduating from Spencer High School. Nuke married Saundra ...
'Chevy' Evans
Monday, September 16, 1963 - Sunday, August 19, 2012
'Chevy' Evans
Scott Lynn 'Chevy' Evans, the son of Fred and Shirley (Kriens) Evans, was born on September 16, 1963, in Minneapolis, MN. His family moved to Dumont, IA and that's where he attended school. After school he worked for his dad at his company, Nu M...
Mildred Loretta Swanson
Tuesday, August 13, 1918 - Saturday, August 18, 2012
Mildred Loretta Swanson
Mildred Loretta Swanson, the daughter of Christian and Martha Hjelm Toft, was born August 13, 1918 in rural Royal, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in the Royal area and she received her early education in Royal country school and graduat...
Vesta Doris Rouse
Wednesday, February 08, 1922 - Thursday, August 16, 2012
Vesta Doris Rouse
Vesta Rouse passed away on August 16, 2012, following a lengthy stay at St. Luke's Nursing Home in Spencer, Iowa. Vesta Doris ( Remillard) Meleky Rouse, the daughter of Jesse and Marie (Meyer) Remillard, was born February 8, 1922, in Sioux Rap...
Harry Albert Sands
Wednesday, April 23, 1947 - Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Harry Albert Sands
Harry Albert Sands, the son of Albert and Frieda Strackbein Sands was born April 23, 1947 in Anthon, IA. His childhood years were spent in the Anthon area where he attended school and graduated from Anthon Oto High School. Harry served as ...
Frank Howard Kruse
Friday, October 31, 1930 - Monday, August 13, 2012
Frank Howard Kruse
Frank Howard Kruse, the son of Ivan and Ruby (DeMar) Kruse, was born October 31, 1930 in the Peterson area of Clay County, Iowa. He attended country schools for his early education and later graduated from Royal Consolidated High School in 1949. Af...
Sandra Kay Christensen
Sunday, September 07, 1947 - Saturday, August 11, 2012
Sandra Kay Christensen
Sandra Kay Christensen, the daughter of Henry and Virginia Marie (Traughber) Christensen, was born September 7, 1947 in Spencer, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Spencer, where she received her education. Sandra was a lifetime resi...
Grace Carol Hynes
Monday, April 10, 1911 - Saturday, August 11, 2012
Grace Carol Hynes
Mrs. Hynes, the daughter of J. Chester King and Bessie Gustin King was born April 10, 1911 in a farmhouse south of Dickens, Iowa. She attended country school in Logan Township through the 8th grade and graduated from Spencer High School...
Millie Olhausen
Wednesday, June 29, 1921 - Saturday, August 11, 2012
Millie Olhausen
Mildred 'Millie' Matilda Olhausen, the daughter of Peter Frederick and Ethel Maude (Parish) Toft, was born June 29, 1921 in Royal, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Royal, where she received her education, graduating from Royal High Schoo...
Ellen Catherine Binder
Wednesday, April 30, 1924 - Thursday, August 09, 2012
Ellen Catherine Binder
Ellen Catherine Binder, 88 passed away peacefully on August 9, 2012 in Mesa, Arizona. She was born to John and Bessie Beals in Ottawa County, Kansas on April 30, 1924. Ellen led a very happy, active life filled with family, friends, and many activi...
Daniel Raye Duitsman
Wednesday, June 08, 1960 - Thursday, August 09, 2012
Daniel Raye Duitsman
Daniel Raye Duitsman, the son of Donald Lewis and Doreen (Luehring) Duitsman, was born June 8, 1960 in Ames, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Ames until his family moved to Spencer, Iowa. He attended grade school in Spencer and later gra...
Dolores Jean Averill Hintz Hoppe
Tuesday, March 21, 1933 - Thursday, August 09, 2012
Dolores Jean Averill Hintz Hoppe
Dolores J. Averill Hintz Hoppe, the daughter of David and Esther (Todd) Averill, was born on March 21, 1933, in Des Moines, IA. Her family moved to the Spencer area when she was 6 where she attended school in Rossie graduating in 1951. Do...
J. Jeanette Baysinger
Tuesday, October 04, 1910 - Tuesday, August 07, 2012
J. Jeanette Baysinger
Jeannette Baysinger, the daughter of William and Clara (Seibel) Maurer, was born October 4, 1910 in Spencer, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Spencer where she received her education, graduating from Spencer High School. She later attended a...
Virginia Ruth Lubbers
Friday, July 05, 1929 - Monday, August 06, 2012
Virginia Ruth Lubbers
Virginia Ruth Lubbers, the daughter of Orin and Mabel (Anderson) Groe, was born July 5, 1929 in Mason City, IA. She graduated from Lake Mills High School in 1947, attended Drake University and the University of Iowa, graduating with a BSC degre...
Arleen Lillian Ott
Wednesday, December 02, 1914 - Saturday, August 04, 2012
Arleen Lillian Ott
Arleen Lillian Ott, daughter of Julius Wm. and Ella (Riessen) Schroeder, was born on December 2, 1914, on the family farm in Muscatine County, IA. She was raised and received her early education, attending grade school in Blue Grass, IA. She a...
Virginia Ann Freeburg
Wednesday, June 11, 1924 - Saturday, August 04, 2012
Virginia Ann Freeburg
Virginia Ann Freeburg, the daughter of Otto and Elsie Jaeger Moeller, was born June 11, 1924 on a farm in Royal, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Royal where she received her early education and graduated from the Royal High School. ...
William N. Peterson
Thursday, February 14, 1929 - Friday, August 03, 2012
William N. Peterson
William Nelson Peterson, 83 of Kenmare passed away Friday evening August 3, 2012 in Kenmare. Funeral service will be Thursday, August 9, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Nazareth Lutheran Church in Kenmare with the Rev. John Syvertson officiating. Visitat...
Margaret Mary Joynt
Monday, August 15, 1955 - Thursday, August 02, 2012
Margaret Mary Joynt
Margaret Mary Joynt, the daughter of Harold and Thelma Spear Theesfeld was born August 15, 1955 in Estherville, IA. Her childhood years were spent in the Mallard, IA area, where she attended Mallard schools. After graduating from Mallard High Sc...
Catherine Marie Utley
Saturday, November 11, 1922 - Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Catherine Marie Utley
Catherine Marie (Yunker) Utley, the daughter of Ada and George Yunker, was born November 11, 1922, in Yakima, Washington. She spent her childhood in Yakima and graduated from Yakima High School. She worked as a chauffeur for military dignitaries du...
Dorothy Maxine Brausey
Friday, December 21, 1928 - Thursday, July 26, 2012
Dorothy Maxine Brausey
Dorothy Maxine Brausey, the daughter of Oliver and Amy (Crow) Domer, was born December 21, 1928 in Waterloo, IA. Her childhood years were spent in Waterloo where she received her education, graduating from Waterloo High School. After graduatio...
Drew Alan William Marko
Thursday, July 26, 2012 - Thursday, July 26, 2012
Drew Alan William Marko
The infant son of Zachariah Marko and Amy Bauler.
Terry Ray Brugman
Monday, January 17, 1938 - Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Terry Ray Brugman
of Spencer, Iowa formerly of Sioux Rapids. Terry Ray Brugman, the son of Karl and Eva (Olhausen) Brugman, was born January 17, 1938 in Webb, Iowa. He was the 8th child of ten children. He was raised on a farm near Sioux Rapids, IA, where he...
Robert 'Bob' Eugene Syndergaard
Saturday, July 02, 1927 - Monday, July 23, 2012
Robert 'Bob' Eugene Syndergaard
Robert 'Bob' Eugene Syndergaard, the son of Peter H. and Beatrice Rose (Brees) Syndergaard, was born July 2, 1927 in Royal, Iowa. His childhood years were spent on the farm near Peterson, where he received his early education at a country school ...
Kristine Marie Garner
Wednesday, February 01, 1956 - Sunday, July 22, 2012
Kristine Marie Garner
Kristine Marie Garner, the daughter of Orval and Macyl Hamann, was born on February 1, 1956 in Storm Lake, Iowa. She spent most of her childhood in Albert City and attended Albert City - Truesdale High School. She lived several years in Fonda where s...
Shirley Anna Marie Wede
Wednesday, November 25, 1931 - Saturday, July 21, 2012
Shirley Anna Marie Wede
Shirley Anna Marie Wede, the daughter of Theodore and Leila Klatt Toft, was born November 25, 1931 in Royal, Iowa. She received her early education and graduated from the Royal High School in 1949. On October 30, 1950, Shirley married Clarence...
Edith Reinke
Monday, January 27, 1913 - Friday, July 20, 2012
Edith Reinke
Edith Mae Reinke, the daughter of George and Idella Knau Reinke, was born January 27, 1913 in Manitoba, Canada. She received her early education in Geneva and then graduated from Hartley High School. Following her schooling, Edith worked at t...
Daniel Lee Roberts
Tuesday, August 31, 1937 - Friday, July 20, 2012
Daniel Lee Roberts
Daniel Lee Roberts, the son of Elwin and Helen Peck Roberts was born in Curlew, IA on August 31, 1937. He attended school in Emmetsburg, IA. Daniel entered the U.S. Navy in 1956 serving on the USS Bremerton until his honorable discharge in...
Mary Louise Stanford
Wednesday, June 26, 1918 - Thursday, July 19, 2012
Mary Louise Stanford
Mary Louise Stanford, the daughter of John and Mabel Stearns Fredenburg, was born June 26, 1918 in Sutherland, Iowa. Mary received her early education and graduated from the Cherokee High School. Mary married William Stanford in 1938 in Si...
Eddie Beck, Jr.
Friday, March 27, 1942 - Sunday, July 15, 2012
Eddie Beck, Jr.
Eddie Beck, Jr., of Peterson, Iowa, died Sunday, July 15, 2012, at Cherokee Regional Medical Center, Cherokee, Iowa, where he was born 70 years earlier. He was born March 27, 1942 to Marie (Sump) and Edwin (Nubs) Beck and grew up in the hills a...
Marjorie Lou Joines
Friday, October 25, 1918 - Friday, July 13, 2012
Marjorie Lou Joines
Marjorie is the mother of Julie Thiesen of Terril and the late Jolene Bates of Ruthven. Marjorie Lou Joines, the daughter of Harold and Lula Petersen Drake, was born October 25, 1918, at Sutherland, Iowa. She attended and graduated from the L...
Susan Marie Thomsen
Tuesday, March 24, 1942 - Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Susan Marie Thomsen
Susan Marie Thomsen, the daughter of Bernard and Berma (Olson) Thomsen, was born March 24, 1942 in Spencer, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Spencer, where she received her early education in Meadow Township Country Schools #8 & #9. Susa...
Gertrude Ethel Sutherland
Friday, May 19, 1922 - Sunday, July 08, 2012
Gertrude Ethel Sutherland
Gertrude E. "Trudy" Sutherland, the daughter of Charles and Sophia (Miller) Kiley, was born on July 19, 1922 in Dickens, IA. She received her early education at Brown Country School near Clinton, IA and then later moving to Decatur, IL. The fami...
Stanley Schoelerman
Tuesday, July 22, 1924 - Sunday, July 08, 2012
Stanley Schoelerman
Stan was born on July 22, 1924 to John F. and Alice B. Schoelerman at their farm home south of Everly. Stan attended school in Everly and graduated from high school in1942. He married Muriel Wynette White on September 30th, 1945. The couple lived an...
Mary Darlene Curry
Tuesday, September 18, 1934 - Saturday, July 07, 2012
Mary Darlene Curry
Mary Darlene Curry, the daughter of Edward and Marie McNally Kunert was born September 18, 1934 in Emmetsburg, IA. She attended school in Emmetsburg before moving to Spencer. Mary married Donald Curry on November 5, 1952 in Spencer, IA. Sh...
Clifford L. Pettit
Monday, September 13, 1926 - Wednesday, July 04, 2012
Clifford L. Pettit
Clifford Lee Pettit, the son of Thomas W. and Maude (Caskey) Pettit, was born on September 13, 1926, in Everly, Iowa. He was raised and received his early education in Everly. Following graduation, he entered into the military on January 4, 194...
Bennett E. Mugge
Tuesday, June 06, 1933 - Tuesday, July 03, 2012
Bennett E. Mugge
Bennett Ernest Mugge, the son of Arthur and Grace Hessenius Mugge, was born June 6, 1933 in Calumet, IA. His family moved to Spencer, Iowa when he was a child. He received his education in Spencer, where he received his education graduating fr...
Violet Opal Anderson
Tuesday, March 22, 1921 - Friday, June 29, 2012
Violet Opal Anderson
Violet Vi Opal Anderson, the daughter of William and Maudie (Passieux) Waechter, was born March 22, 1921 in Monowi, NE. Her childhood years were spent in Lynch, NE, where she attended country school and later graduated from Lynch High School in 19...
Helen Christine Sophia Mossengren
Wednesday, June 09, 1920 - Thursday, June 28, 2012
Helen Christine Sophia Mossengren
Helen Christine Sophia Mossengren, the daughter of Carl and Valborg Johnson, was born June 9, 1920, near Rossie, IA. Her family moved to the Webb, IA, community in 1921, where she lived the remainder of her life. She graduated from Garfiel...
Clarice 'Tex' Raye Hand
Thursday, March 08, 1945 - Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Clarice 'Tex' Raye Hand
Clarice Raye Hand, the daughter of Clifford and Lillian (Schulke) Carmicheal, was born March 8, 1945, in Red Oak, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Red Oak, where she received her education at Red Oak Schools. She furthered her education by at...
Larry Lee Miller
Tuesday, September 12, 1944 - Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Larry Lee Miller
Larry Lee Miller, the son of Vern and Maurine (Brallier) Miller, was born September 12, 1944, in Spencer, IA. His childhood years were spent in the Ruthven area where he received his education at Ruthven Consolidated Schools. Following his schooling...
Joyce Lurene Lundt
Wednesday, July 23, 1924 - Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Joyce Lurene Lundt
Joyce Lurene Lundt, the daughter of Ernest and Esther (Erickson) Johnson, was born July 23, 1924 in Milford, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Milford, where she received her education, graduating from Milford High School. Joyce later at...
Lois M.Thiessen
Sunday, March 26, 1939 - Saturday, June 23, 2012
Lois M.Thiessen
Lois M. Thiessen, the daughter of Raymond and Iola (Johnson) Hyde, was born on March 26, 1939, in Spencer, Iowa. She was raised and received her early education in the Terril area, graduating from Terril High School. Lois married Larry Thi...
Ernest Dale 'E.D. Junior' Kruse
Sunday, September 06, 1925 - Thursday, June 21, 2012
Ernest Dale 'E.D. Junior' Kruse
Ernest Dale Kruse, the son of Ernest H. and Amanda Schmidt Kruse was born September 6, 1925, in Spencer, Iowa. Junior’s childhood was spent on the family farm where he farmed with his father. He received his education in Rossie. On March 24,...
Wendell John Chris Nothwehr
Tuesday, February 18, 1941 - Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Wendell John Chris Nothwehr
Wendell John Chris Nothwehr, the son of Arthur John and Luella Bertha (Felten) Nothwehr, was born February 18, 1941 in Cherokee, Iowa. He was baptized on March 16, 1941 at St. John's Church near Peterson. His childhood years were spent in Brook...
Glenn Allen Wetherell
Tuesday, December 21, 1948 - Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Glenn Allen Wetherell
Glenn Allen Wetherell, the son of Ralph and Violet Stanton Wetherell was born December 21, 1948 in Iowa City, IA. He grew up in the Storm Lake, IA area where he attended Storm Lake schools. He served in the U.S. Army from January 4, 1968, until ...
Dolores 'Dee' Elaine O'Connor
Saturday, February 09, 1935 - Monday, June 18, 2012
Dolores 'Dee' Elaine O'Connor
Dolores 'Dee' Elaine O'Connor, the daughter of John Elmer and Lillian Degner Disch, was born February 9, 1935 in Sioux City, Iowa. It was there that she received her education and graduated from Central High School. Dee then began working for Bell ...
Curtis LeRoy Jacobson
Saturday, April 26, 1924 - Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Curtis LeRoy Jacobson
Curtis LeRoy Jacobson, the son of Walter Lawrence and Emily Ethel (Nelson) Jacobson, was born on April 26, 1924 in Palmer, IA. He was baptized and confirmed into the Christian faith at the Palmer Methodist Church. He resided in the Palmer area ...
Pauline Eva Kaus
Monday, September 22, 1913 - Monday, June 11, 2012
Pauline Eva Kaus
Pauline Eva Kaus, the daughter of Henry and Lulu (Sebastian) Kaus, was born September 22, 1913 in Clay County, Iowa. She attended Clay County Rural School and later graduated from Spencer High School. Pauline attended Morningside College in Si...
Michael M. Rohan
Monday, December 26, 2005 - Sunday, June 10, 2012
Michael M. Rohan
Michael M. Rohan, 6, died Sunday, June 10, 2012 at Sanford Childrens Hospital, Sioux Falls. He was born December 26, 2005 in Spencer, IA to Kevin and Susan (Johnson) Rohan. His family moved to Brookings, SD and returned to Spencer in December 2007. M...
Thomas Robert Rebec
Wednesday, February 03, 1926 - Sunday, June 10, 2012
Thomas Robert Rebec
Thomas R. Rebec was born February 3, 1926 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa to Rufus and Helen (Zivney) Rebec. His childhood years were spent in Cedar Rapids where he hunted the woods and fished the river. He graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School in 1...
Katherine Jo Collins
Monday, January 10, 1949 - Thursday, June 07, 2012
Katherine Jo Collins
Katherine Jo Collins, the daughter of James and Marilyn (Lough) Trunnell, was born on January 10, 1949, in Estherville, IA. She was raised in the northwest Iowa area graduating from Milford High School. After high school she attended Morningside...
Evelyn Clarken
Saturday, October 22, 1921 - Thursday, June 07, 2012
Evelyn Clarken
Evelyn Lucille Clarken, the daughter of Ernest Lynn and Hazel Chrystal Pulley Brown, was born October 22, 1921 in Palmer, Iowa. She attended country school in Gilmore City, then on to Fonda and ending up in junior high in Fort Dodge, Iowa where sh...
Lincoln Lee Brooks
Wednesday, June 01, 1921 - Sunday, June 03, 2012
Lincoln Lee Brooks
Lincoln Lee Brooks, the son of William and Clara LaFlame Brooks was born June 1, 1921, in North Troy, VT. His childhood years were spent in the North Troy area where he attended school. He married Katherine Vincent on June 19, 1940, in North Tro...
Clarence Goedicke
Friday, August 12, 1932 - Friday, June 01, 2012
Clarence Goedicke
Ivan Randolph Eninger
Friday, May 10, 1929 - Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Ivan  Randolph Eninger
Ivan Randolph Eninger, the son of Paul and Opal (Amick) Eninger, was born May 10, 1929 in Spencer, Iowa. His childhood was spent on the Royal road six miles south of Spencer, where he received his education at a country school near their farm a...
Paul Strautz
Wednesday, August 18, 1920 - Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Paul Strautz
Paul Edward Strautz, the son of Fred and Bertha (Hoar), was born on August 18, 1920, in Onawa, IA. He spent his childhood on a farm southeast of Onawa. He attended the Onawa Public Schools and graduated in 1938. After graduation, he attende...
Ellen Viola Meyer
Saturday, March 01, 1919 - Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Ellen Viola Meyer
Ellen Viola Brandt Meyer, daughter of Karin Larsdotter and Wilhelm Nilsson Brandt, was born March 1, 1919 in Cherokee, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent on a farm in the Cherokee area. Ellen married Elvie John Meyer on December 24, 193...
Wanda Lee Birchard
Thursday, December 26, 1935 - Saturday, May 26, 2012
Wanda Lee Birchard
Wanda Lee Birchard, the daughter of Catherine and Harry (Terry) Regennitter was born on December 26, 1935 in Spencer, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Spencer, where she graduated from Spencer High School. Wanda married her high sch...
Robert Lee (Bob) Blum
Thursday, June 03, 1926 - Friday, May 25, 2012
Robert Lee (Bob) Blum
Robert Lee (Bob) Blum was born June 3, 1926. His parents were Minor O. Blum and Bertha (Ryon) Blum. Bob attended Terril School, graduating in 1943. He attended Iowa State University, and then spent several years fitting sale cattle for purebred...
Paula Rae Uecker
Monday, November 09, 1953 - Sunday, May 20, 2012
Paula Rae Uecker
Paula Rae Uecker, the daughter of Al and Marlly (DeHaan) Gerritsen, was born November 9, 1953 in Orange City, IA. Paula grew up in Spencer, where she graduated from Spencer High School. Following high school, she worked at Spencer Foods, and was al...
Darrell Norman Beving
Sunday, September 04, 1927 - Saturday, May 19, 2012
Darrell Norman Beving
Darrell Norman Beving, the son of Joe and Pearl (Shatto) Beving, was born September 4, 1927 in Fostoria, IA. Most of his life was spent in the Langdon/Fostoria/Dickens area, where he received his early education, graduating from Lake Center Hig...
Treva Rae Johnson
Monday, February 10, 1941 - Friday, May 18, 2012
Treva Rae Johnson
Treva Rae Johnson, the daughter of Roy and Elsie (Kischer) Johnson, was born February 10, 1941 in Ruthven, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Albert City, Iowa, where she received her education, graduating from Albert City High School. Fo...
LaVonne 'Bonnie' Biekert
Thursday, March 29, 1934 - Friday, May 18, 2012
LaVonne 'Bonnie' Biekert
LaVonne “Bonnie” Lee Biekert, the daughter of Lloyd and Edith (Thompson) Gates, was born March 29, 1934 in Worthington, MN. Her childhood years were spent in Worthington, where she received her education, graduating from Worthington High School...
Shirley Mae Steuben
Friday, November 01, 1929 - Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Shirley Mae Steuben
Shirley Mae Steuben was born November 1, 1929, in Everly, IA. She was raised there by her mother, Kathryn (Schoelerman) Schoenewe and graduated from Everly High School in 1947. After her schooling, she worked for a time as a waitress. Sh...
Donald Ray Wolford
Thursday, July 08, 1937 - Monday, May 14, 2012
Donald Ray Wolford
Donald Ray Wolford, the son of Charles Edward and Ruth Evelyn (Tatro) Wolford, was born July 8, 1937 in Newell, Iowa. His early childhood years were spent in Newell, where he started his education. His family later moved to Spencer, Iowa...
Sandra Lou Barrett
Wednesday, October 14, 1942 - Saturday, May 12, 2012
Sandra Lou Barrett
Sandra Lou Barrett, the daughter of Raymond and Esther Armstrong Spiess, was born October 14, 1942 in Fort Dodge, Iowa. She was raised in Knoke, Iowa and received her education in Pomeroy, Iowa. Sandie married Patrick J. Barrett on August 5...
Lynette 'Lynn' C. (Straub) Broyer
Sunday, September 20, 1936 - Friday, May 11, 2012
Lynette 'Lynn' C. (Straub) Broyer
Lynette C (Straub) Broyer Lynn, 75, a former Overland Park, Kansas resident, passed away quietly May 11, 2012, after a short illness, at the Sky Ridge Medical Center in Lone Tree, Colorado, to join her beloved dog, Scamper, a Bichon Frise who had di...
Everett Claus Frederick Sunkenberg
Sunday, August 31, 1913 - Monday, May 07, 2012
Everett Claus Frederick Sunkenberg
Everett C. F. Sunkenberg, passed away at the Banner Baywood Hospital in Mesa, Arizona, on Monday, May 7, 2012 at 10:30 am. Everett Clause Fredrick Sunkenberg was born August 30, 1913 in O'Brien County, Iowa, near Gaza to Ernest A. Sunkenberg...
Bruce Gifford
Sunday, April 19, 1931 - Sunday, May 06, 2012
Bruce Gifford
Bruce Gerald Gifford, Jr., the son of Bruce and Helen (Nelson) Gifford, Sr. was born April 19, 1931 in Clay County, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Lake Center Schools, graduating from Lake Center High School in 1949. Bruce mar...
Frances Evelyn Weber
Tuesday, October 10, 1916 - Saturday, May 05, 2012
Frances Evelyn Weber
Frances Evelyn Weber, the daughter of William A. and Christina (Johansen) Weber was born October 10, 1916 in Spencer, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Spencer, where she graduated from Spencer High School in 1932. Throughout her adult ...
Timothy Lee Kehoe
Sunday, February 24, 1957 - Saturday, May 05, 2012
Timothy Lee Kehoe
Timothy Lee Kehoe, the son of Eugene and Alice (Stinogel) Kehoe, was born on February 24, 1957, in Spencer, IA. He was baptized (1958) and confirmed (May 9, 1971) at the Grace United Methodist Church. He received his early education in Spencer g...
Marlin Keith Foote
Friday, October 28, 1927 - Friday, May 04, 2012
Marlin Keith Foote
Marlin Keith Foote, the son of Alden and Aurelia (Schley) Foote, was born October 28, 1927 in Spirit Lake, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in the communities of Dickens and Spencer, where he received his early education. Following his sch...
Jeanette 'Jean' Marie Steinbeck
Monday, January 17, 1927 - Thursday, May 03, 2012
Jeanette 'Jean' Marie Steinbeck
Jeanette Marie Steinbeck, the daughter of John and Marie (Berberich) Norman, was born on January 17, 1927, in Royal, Iowa. She was raised on a farm north of Royal and attended school in Everly, where she graduated in 1945. Following high school,...
Jenell Quee
Wednesday, June 11, 1952 - Tuesday, May 01, 2012
Jenell Quee
Jenell Marie Quee, the daughter of Herold and Jennie (Birchard) Quee, was born June 11, 1952, in Spencer, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent on a farm two miles west of the Little Sioux Lutheran Church until her family moved to Lake Park in 1...
Phyllis Arlene Heikens
Sunday, August 12, 1928 - Tuesday, May 01, 2012
Phyllis Arlene Heikens
Phyllis Arlene Heikens, daughter of Wesley Frank and Estella Ella (Davis) Kohn, was born on August 12, 1928, on a farm north of Spencer. She was the only pupil in her grade at Meadow Township country school. In high school she showed calves t...
Lorraine Margaret Anderson
Monday, January 12, 1920 - Tuesday, May 01, 2012
Lorraine Margaret Anderson
Lorraine Margaret Anderson, the daughter of William and Catherine (Loftus) Supple, was born January 12, 1920 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Cedar Rapids, where she received her education at Immaculate Conception Gr...
Esther All
Monday, March 17, 1913 - Sunday, April 29, 2012
Esther All
Esther All, the daughter of James and Bertha Buttolph Dryden was born March 17, 1913 in Emmetsburg, IA. Esther was the 7th of 8 children and grew up on a farm near Emmetsburg. She received a certificate of education from Drake University Junior ...
Roger E. Riley
Sunday, June 29, 1941 - Thursday, April 26, 2012
Roger E. Riley
Roger E. Riley, the son of Otto and Faye (DeNoyer) Riley, was born June 29, 1941, in Royal, IA. His childhood years were spent in Royal where he received his early education. He entered the military where he served with the National Guard Rese...
Elsie Oveson
Thursday, January 20, 1916 - Monday, April 23, 2012
Elsie Oveson
Elsie Vetter Oveson was born on January 20, 1916 in Eureka, SD to Frank and Eva Vetter. After high school graduation, she attended Aberdeen State College in Aberdeen, SD where she attained her Teaching Certificate. It was there that she met her f...
Lucille Irene Ollinger
Tuesday, August 30, 1921 - Monday, April 23, 2012
Lucille Irene Ollinger
Lucille Irene Ollinger, the daughter of Guy and Mildred (Flipsey) Parks, was born on August 30, 1921, in Dickens, IA. She was raised and received her early education in Clay County by attending Harmony Country School and then Gillett Grove High ...
Marilyn Mae Gathman
Friday, May 22, 1936 - Sunday, April 15, 2012
Marilyn Mae Gathman
Marilyn Mae Gathman, the daughter of Wilbur and Gertrude Leslie, was born May 22, 1936 in Everly, Iowa. She received her early education in Everly and graduated from the Everly High School in 1954. Following her schooling, Marilyn worked for her ...
Mark L. Smith
Sunday, July 16, 1961 - Saturday, April 14, 2012
Mark L. Smith
Mark Lewis Smith, the son of Veral and Judy Rish Smith was born July 16, 1961 in Remus, MI. His childhood years were spent in the Remus area where he graduated high school. Mark married Heidi Smith on December 19, 1987 at Chapel of Roses i...
James F. Hypse
Monday, April 02, 1928 - Saturday, April 14, 2012
James F. Hypse
James "Jim" Franklin Hypse, the son of Taniel and Frances Brown Hypse, was born April 2, 1928, in Wakefield, NE, and graduated from Wakefield High School in 1946. Jim then attended St. Louis School of Mortuary Science in 1949. In 1951, Jim served ...
John 'Johnnie' Howard Heien
Sunday, December 12, 1926 - Thursday, April 12, 2012
John 'Johnnie' Howard Heien
John H. Heien, the son of Harm and Mamie Pickinpaugh Heien, was born December 12, 1926 at their home near Greenville, Iowa. He attended school in Greenville. During World War II, John enlisted in the U.S. Navy in December of 1944. He was at Great ...
Hjelmer Nis Huberg
Wednesday, January 21, 1914 - Monday, April 09, 2012
Hjelmer Nis Huberg
Hjelmer Nis Huberg is the son of Hans and Mary Huberg. He was born on a farm south of Royal on January 21, 1914. His childhood years were spent on the farm near Royal. Hjelmer married Dorothy Zieman of Peterson on December 27, 1934...
Terry Dean Nicolaisen
Saturday, August 24, 1935 - Monday, April 09, 2012
Terry Dean Nicolaisen
Terrance 'Terry' Dean Nicolaisen, the son of Victor B. and Jo Hobbs Nicolaisen was born August 24, 1935 in Spencer, IA. His childhood years were spent in the Spencer area where he graduated from Spencer High School. Terry married Janet Mowry o...
Betty Lou Sweet
Saturday, July 16, 1932 - Sunday, April 08, 2012
Betty Lou Sweet
Betty Lou was born July 16, 1932 in Arnolds Park, Iowa. She was the only child to Bessie E. and Elmer W. Riemer. She attended school in Arnolds Park, graduating from Arnolds Park High School in 1950. Betty was married to John A. Anderson ...
Charlotte Ruth Bossinger
Wednesday, July 08, 1925 - Monday, April 02, 2012
Charlotte Ruth Bossinger
Charlotte Ruth Bossinger, the daughter of Melvin and Myrtle Hall Alcorn was born July 8, 1925 in Bradgate, IA. Her childhood years were spent in Ireton, IA, Peterson, IA, Rutland, MN and Fox Lake, MN. Charlotte married Robert Smith on Decem...
JoAnn Steen Walmer
Thursday, July 28, 1938 - Sunday, April 01, 2012
JoAnn Steen Walmer
JoAnn Walmer, the daughter of Kenneth and Dorothy Reinke Steen entered our world on July 28, 1938 in Hartley, Iowa. JoAnn spent her early years on a farm near Hartley, first attending Hartley No. 7, a country school, and then going on to high s...
R. Thomas Nelson
Sunday, May 04, 1930 - Friday, March 30, 2012
R. Thomas Nelson
R. Thomas (Tom) Nelson was born May 4, 1930, to Ralph Herbert Nelson and Emma Frances (Tucker) Nelson in Spencer, Iowa. He graduated from Spencer High School in 1948. Following graduation he attended Jewelry, Hand Engraving and Watchmaking School i...
Ralph Christian Toft
Wednesday, February 03, 1926 - Sunday, March 25, 2012
Ralph Christian Toft
of Spirit Lake formerly of Royal, Iowa. Ralph Christian Toft was born to Chris and Martha Hjelm Toft on February 3, 1926 on the family farm south of Royal. He was educated in a country school south of Royal and graduated from Royal High School...
Robert 'Bob' Wayne Nelson
Friday, March 14, 1924 - Sunday, March 18, 2012
Robert 'Bob' Wayne Nelson
Robert Wayne Nelson, the son of Walter and Carrie (Larsen) Nelson, was born March 14, 1924 in Dell Rapids, SD. His childhood years were spent in the Dell Rapid, SD area, where he received his education, graduating from Dell Rapids High School. ...
Leslie Jensen
Saturday, February 07, 1925 - Saturday, March 17, 2012
Leslie Jensen
Leslie Irving Jensen, the son of Jens Hansen and Christine (Thompson) Jensen, was born on February 7, 1925 in Royal Iowa. He was raised and received his early education in Royal, graduating from high school in 1942. Following high school, he ent...
Della Marie Kruckenberg
Wednesday, March 02, 1921 - Friday, March 16, 2012
Della Marie Kruckenberg
Della Marie Kruckenberg, the daughter of Silas Frank and Della Ida (Borland) Steele, was born on March 2, 1921, in Sutherland, IA, where she was raised and received her early education, graduating from Sutherland High School in 1941. On...
Dorothy Weber
Friday, September 14, 1917 - Friday, March 16, 2012
Dorothy Weber
Dorothy Mae Weber, the daughter of Arthur and Mae Anderson Woodford, was born September 14, 1917 on a farm east of Webb. She attended the Garfield School and graduated from there in 1934. She married Edward Weber on December 30, 1939 in Spenc...
Lois A. Seversen
Wednesday, April 26, 1922 - Thursday, March 15, 2012
Lois A. Seversen
Lois Arlene Seversen, the daughter of John and Esther Larsen Andersen, was born April 26, 1922 in Spencer, Iowa. Lois was baptized on May 28, 1922 and confirmed on April 5, 1936 at the Bethany Lutheran Church in Spencer. She received her early ed...
Gary Lee Logan
Thursday, March 28, 1940 - Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Gary Lee Logan
Gary Lee Logan, the son of John and Helen (Underwood) Logan was born March 28, 1940 in Spencer, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Spencer, where he received his education, graduating from Spencer High School. Following high school, he wo...
Anne Byers
Friday, August 10, 1934 - Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Anne Byers
Margaret Anne Byers, the daughter of Willie and Ida Evelyn Sarson Stead, was born August 10, 1934 near Bristol, England. Her family moved to the United States and settled in Milford, Iowa in 1948. Her childhood years were spent in Milford where she r...
James L. Greene
Thursday, November 04, 1937 - Friday, March 09, 2012
James L. Greene
James Leroy Greene, the son of S. L. 'Jack' and Esther Margaret (Heinsen) Greene, was born November 4, 1937, in Spencer, IA. His childhood years were spent in Greenville where he received his early education at the Greenville/Rossie Consolidate...
Dorothy Grace Alger
Sunday, April 03, 1927 - Tuesday, March 06, 2012
Dorothy Grace Alger
Dorothy Grace Alger, the daughter of Clair and Grace (Hersom) Salton, was born April 3, 1927 in Logan Township, Clay County, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent on a farm in Logan Township, where she received her early education at ...
Dr. Franklin Jay Carver
Monday, June 19, 1944 - Tuesday, March 06, 2012
Dr. Franklin Jay Carver
Franklin Jay Carver, age 67, passed at home in Benicia, CA, on Tuesday, March 6, 2012 after his courageous battle with a rare type of soft tissue sarcoma cancer. Born June 19, 1944, in Spencer, Iowa, he lived in Florida- Tallahassee, Miami, Marco Is...
Delbert 'Dub' Lloyd Boyles
Saturday, November 16, 1918 - Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Delbert 'Dub' Lloyd Boyles
Delbert "Dub" Lloyd Boyles, the son of Everett and Maude Twogood Boyles was born November 16, 1918 in Hartley, IA. His childhood years were spent in the Everly, IA area, where he graduated from Everly High School in 1938. Delbert joined th...
Dorothy Elaine Reed
Thursday, August 25, 1921 - Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Dorothy Elaine Reed
Dorothy Elaine Reed, 90, of Spencer Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, February 28, at Northshire Nursing Home in Spencer. Dorothy, only child of Fred and Ethel (McFarlane) Zwick, was born on August 25, 1921 on a farm east of Sutherland, Iowa. Dur...
Patricia Rider
Wednesday, October 15, 1958 - Monday, February 27, 2012
Patricia Rider
Patricia Susan Cornelius was born to Earl and Esther (Behrends) Cornelius on October 15, 1958 in Armstrong, Iowa. She graduated from high school in Emmetsburg, Iowa and then attended Iowa Lakes Community College. She married John H. Rider in 1982 i...
Marion Ellen Gove Taylor
Monday, February 15, 1937 - Monday, February 27, 2012
Marion Ellen Gove Taylor
Marion Ellen (Gove)Cutting, Whitney, Taylor The daughter of Earl Willis Gove and Deborah Jane Bowie. Marion was born in Bellows Falls, Vermont on 15 Feb. 1937. Living in the New England States most of her life, Marion has 4 siblings. Joyce who...
Wanda Jennie Stoermer
Thursday, November 11, 1915 - Monday, February 27, 2012
Wanda Jennie Stoermer
Wanda Jennie Stoermer the daugter of Lawrence and Katherine 'Kate' (Whalen) Prentice, was born in Nemaha, Iowa. She grew up in the Gillett Grove area where she attended Logan Country School and then graduated from the Gillett Grove Consolidated ...
Robert Morrison Dillard
Monday, August 15, 1921 - Sunday, February 26, 2012
Robert  Morrison Dillard
Robert Morrison Dillard, the son of Asher and Edna Dillard, was born August 15, 1921 in Walthill, Nebraska. His childhood years were spent in Walthill, where he received his education, graduating from Walthill High School. Bob continued h...
Betty Jean White
Friday, September 16, 1921 - Monday, February 20, 2012
Betty Jean White
Betty Jean White, the daughter of William and Nellie (Price) Cook, was born September 16, 1921 in Spencer, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Spencer, Iowa, where she received her education, graduating from Spencer High School. Betty...
Irene Mallett
Saturday, November 27, 1920 - Monday, February 20, 2012
Irene Mallett
V. Irene Mallett, the daughter of Marvin and Orvilla (Prather) Schenatzki, was born November 27, 1920 in Ayrshire, Iowa. She was baptized in the Methodist faith. Her childhood years were spent in the Ayrshire, Iowa area. She attended school...
Alice Jane Levisay
Friday, July 16, 1920 - Saturday, February 18, 2012
Alice Jane Levisay
Alice Jane Levisay, the daughter of Chauncey and Alice Eyestone Merwin, was born July 16, 1920 in Temple, Texas. As a young girl, Jane moved to Clear Lake, Iowa. She graduated in 1939. In 1941, Jane married her high school sweetheart, Jim Levisa...
Mildred Mae Trullinger
Saturday, November 26, 1921 - Thursday, February 16, 2012
Mildred Mae Trullinger
Gloria VaLois Alger
Sunday, August 28, 1932 - Thursday, February 16, 2012
Gloria VaLois Alger
Gloria VaLois Alger, the daughter of Emlet and Lillian (Albertson) Twito, was born August 28, 1932 in Estherville, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Estherville, where she received her education, graduating from Estherville High School. She c...
Hilda Monica Kuehler
Sunday, April 16, 1916 - Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Hilda Monica Kuehler
Hildagard Monica Kuehler, the daughter of Edward and Rose Tramp Feldhacker was born April 16, 1916 in Crofton, NE. Her childhood years were spent near Crofton where she attended Beaver Creek country school. Hilda married Henry Kuehler on N...
Patricia Kay Kinnetz
Sunday, May 13, 1956 - Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Patricia Kay Kinnetz
Patricia Kay Kinnetz, the daughter of William and June (Ellis) Namanny, was born on May 13, 1956 in Sac City, Iowa. Patricia was raised and attended grade school in Rockwell City and then moved to Emmetsburg where she graduated from high school ...
Peggy Ellen Petersen
Thursday, April 25, 1935 - Saturday, February 11, 2012
Peggy Ellen Petersen
PEGGY E. PETERSEN, age 76 of Jefferson, passed away Saturday February 11, 2012 at Fort Atkinson Memorial Hospital. She was born on April 25, 1935 in Hartley, Iowa, daughter of he late Herman E. and Lila M. (Martin) Petersen. Peggy was a member of th...
Bradley B. Howe
Wednesday, March 23, 1949 - Saturday, February 11, 2012
Bradley B. Howe
Bradley Bernhardt Howe, the son of Robert and Helen (Bjornstad) Howe, was born March 23, 1949, in Spencer, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Spencer, where he graduated from Spencer High School in 1967. Brad earned his BA Degree from The Univ...
Florence Maye Freeburg
Wednesday, August 01, 1923 - Saturday, February 11, 2012
Florence Maye Freeburg
Florence Maye Freeburg, the daughter of Earnest and Edna Myers Tuttle was born August 1, 1923 in Greenville, IA. After her mother passed away, Florence moved to Spencer, IA where she grew up and attended school. Florence married Gus Jr. Fr...
Ruth Odetta Rupert
Saturday, January 05, 1918 - Friday, February 10, 2012
Ruth Odetta Rupert
Ruth Odetta Rupert, the daughter of Carl LeRoy and Virta Isabell (Prentice) Birchard, was born January 5, 1918 in Truesdale, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in the Gillett Grove, Iowa area, where she received her education at the Lake Cent...
Lillian Marie Porter
Wednesday, April 01, 1914 - Thursday, February 09, 2012
Lillian Marie Porter
Lillian Marie Porter, the daughter of Peter and Edna (Woltz) Godfredsen, was born April 1, 1914, in Bancroft, IA. Her childhood years were spent in Bancroft where she received her education, graduating from Bancroft High School. She continued ...
Cleo Evelyn Wolthuis
Sunday, August 24, 1919 - Wednesday, February 08, 2012
Cleo Evelyn Wolthuis
Cleo Evelyn Wolthuis, the daughter of Charlie and Minnie (Johannsen) Kohn, was born August 24, 1919, in Spencer, IA. Her childhood years were spent in Spencer where she received her education, graduating from Spencer High School in 1938. ...
Judith 'Judy' Rae Amick
Friday, August 19, 1932 - Friday, February 03, 2012
Judith 'Judy' Rae Amick
Judith Rae Amick, the daughter of Harry and Viola Mary Clark Petersen, was born August 19, 1932 in Moneta, Iowa. Judy received her early education in Everly and graduated from the Everly High School in 1950. Judy married Don Marvin Amick on Se...
Jacqueline M. (Hach) Dunning
Wednesday, December 23, 1959 - Thursday, February 02, 2012
Jacqueline M. (Hach) Dunning
Jacqueline M. (Hach) Dunning, the daughter of Roland and Luella (Schneider) Hach, was born December 23, 1959 in McLaughlin, SD. Her childhood years were spent in McLaughlin, where she received her early education at Ft. Yates, SD. Her family m...
Thomas (Tom) Dean Mickelson
Sunday, April 03, 1938 - Monday, January 30, 2012
Thomas (Tom) Dean Mickelson
Thomas (Tom) Dean Mickelson, the son of Leslie and Evelyn Mickelson, was born April 3, 1938 in LeMars, Iowa. He received his early education at Leeds Elementary and Leeds High School in Sioux City, Iowa. Following his schooling, Tom enlisted and ...
Delbert Edison Lynn
Saturday, December 30, 1950 - Sunday, January 29, 2012
Delbert Edison Lynn
Delbert Edison Lynn Jr., was born December 30, 1950 in Spencer, Iowa, the son of Nora E. (Scharnberg) and Delbert Edison Lynn Sr. Delbert grew up on the family farm southeast of Everly, Iowa. He was baptized and confirmed from the Hope Luthera...
Larry Dell Ryker
Sunday, September 06, 1942 - Saturday, January 28, 2012
Larry Dell Ryker
Ruth Larson
Thursday, April 29, 1920 - Friday, January 27, 2012
Ruth Larson
Ruth Rose Larson, the daughter of Ralph and Matilda (Van Scoy) Chatterton, was born April 29, 1920 in Peterson, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Peterson, where she received her education, graduating from Peterson High School. Following...
James Harold McDonnell
Friday, May 28, 1937 - Friday, January 27, 2012
James Harold McDonnell
James Harold McDonnell, the son of Thomas Harold and Mary Josephine 'Mae' (Higley) McDonnell, was born May 28, 1937 in Whittemore, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Whittemore, where he received his early education. He graduated from the...
Raymond L. Ball
Saturday, March 09, 1929 - Thursday, January 26, 2012
Raymond L. Ball
Raymond Lora Ball, the son of Lora and Luella (Peterson) Ball, was born on March 9, 1929, on a farm near Webb, IA. He was raised in the Webb area and attended the Garfield Country School and then Garfield Webb High School, graduating in 1946. ...
Lora Lena Kisch
Tuesday, April 25, 1911 - Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Lora Lena Kisch
Lora Lena Kisch, the daughter of Fred and Mina (Rabe) Hanselman, was born April 25, 1911 in West Bend, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in West Bend, where he received her education. She was baptized and confirmed at the Peace Lutheran Chur...
Loyd Joseph Batcheler
Wednesday, December 09, 1914 - Sunday, January 22, 2012
Loyd Joseph Batcheler
Loyd Joseph Batcheler the son of Martin Gilbert Batcheler and Viola French Batcheler was born December 9, 1914 on the family farm near Dickens, Iowa. Loyd received his early education at the Barlow Country School and graduated from Lake Center H...
Hendrix Davis Shaughnessy
Friday, January 20, 2012 - Friday, January 20, 2012
Hendrix Davis Shaughnessy
Hendrix Davis Shaughnessy, the infant son of Aaron and Katherine (Michels) Shaughnessy is survived by his parents; maternal grandparents, Rob and Traci Verdoorn; paternal grandparents, Daniel and Annette Shaughnessy; maternal great-grandparents,...
Esther Gunnerson
Sunday, July 30, 1916 - Monday, January 16, 2012
Esther Gunnerson
Esther M. Gunnerson, the daughter of Arnold and Anna (Sump) Mueller was born July 30, 1916 in rural Peterson, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent on the family farm, where she received her education and later graduated as the Salutatorian from...
Ronald Joseph Darnell
Friday, March 01, 1957 - Monday, January 16, 2012
Ronald Joseph Darnell
Ronald Joseph Darnell, the son of Dale and Patricia (Hickmon) Darnell, was born on March 1, 1957, in Spencer, IA. He was raised and received his early education in Spencer graduating from Spencer High School in 1975. Following graduation, he en...
Lance Vergith
Friday, July 09, 1971 - Saturday, January 14, 2012
Lance Vergith
Lance Micheal Vergith, the son of Linda Johnson and Laird Vergith, was born on July 9, 1971 in Goldsboro, NC. He was raised in Broomfield, CO through early childhood years, later moving to Spencer, IA when he was 6 years old. He attended Spencer Sc...
Alvena Mae Eldhardt
Monday, June 28, 1920 - Thursday, January 12, 2012
Alvena Mae Eldhardt
Alvena Mae Eldhardt, the daughter of David L. and Kate Ginger, was born June 28, 1920, in Gaza, Iowa. She grew up on a farm near Everly, IA. Alvena attended school in Everly, and worked as a cook alongside her mother feeding construction crews...
Leah Faye Sanderson
Wednesday, June 15, 1921 - Saturday, January 07, 2012
Leah Faye Sanderson
Leah Faye Sanderson, the daughter of George and Josephine Monson Johnson, was born June 15, 1921 in Sioux Rapids, Iowa. Leah received her early education at Cornell Consolidated School and graduated from the Sioux Rapids High School. She then atten...
Norman Frederick Woelber
Saturday, August 12, 1933 - Saturday, January 07, 2012
Norman Frederick Woelber
Norman Frederick Woelber, the son of Martin and Alma Sohl Woelber was born August 12, 1933 in Wheeler Township, in Lyon County, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in the rural Hull area, where he was baptized and confirmed in St. Paul Lutheran...
Gracee Anne Kerr
Thursday, January 05, 2012 - Thursday, January 05, 2012
Gracee Anne Kerr
Florence Margaret Manning
Tuesday, August 13, 1918 - Wednesday, January 04, 2012
Florence Margaret Manning
Florence Margaret Manning was born to Wallace and Elizabeth (Bessie) Blanchard Bacon on August 13, 1918 in Keokuk, Iowa and passed away on January 4, 2012 at Rolling Green Village Nevada, Iowa. Florence was one of five children. When sh...
Marli Jae Storm
Monday, November 14, 2011 - Friday, December 30, 2011
Marli Jae Storm
Marli Jae Storm, the daughter of Brock and Jerrica (Kang) Storm, came into this world 15 weeks early under a shooting star. Born on November 14, 2011 in Estherville, Iowa weighing only 2 lbs. 3 oz., she was a micro-preemie with a ton of attitude. ...
Richard Luverne Hall
Saturday, March 16, 1929 - Thursday, December 29, 2011
Richard Luverne Hall
Richard Luverne Hall, the son of Henry and Essie (Karekel) Hall, was born on March 16, 1929 in Primghar, IA. His family moved to Sheldon when he was nine and where he received his early education. Richard entered into the military on January 22,...
Clyde Lawrence Rigdon
Saturday, June 23, 1951 - Thursday, December 29, 2011
Clyde Lawrence Rigdon
Yvonne L. Roberts
Wednesday, May 07, 1947 - Wednesday, December 28, 2011
Yvonne L. Roberts
Yvonne L. Roberts, the daughter of Manuel George and Margaret Liliana (Apau) Borge, was born May 7, 1947 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Her childhood years were spent in Hawaii, where she received her early education. She was baptized in the Catholic fa...
Albert 'Bert' Allen Adams
Thursday, June 10, 1943 - Wednesday, December 28, 2011
Albert 'Bert' Allen Adams
Albert (Bert) Allen Adams, the son of Cecil Parker and Helen (Nielsen) Adams, was born June 10, 1943 in Spencer, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Spencer, where he received his education, graduating from Spencer High School. Bert m...
James Larry Jordan
Tuesday, December 22, 1942 - Wednesday, December 28, 2011
James Larry Jordan
James Larry Jordan, the son of James and Gwen (Mather) Jordan, was born on December 22, 1942, in Santa Monica, CA. He was raised and received his early education there. Following high school, he moved to Iowa and started working for the Milwauke...
Roger Francis Lundberg
Friday, October 06, 1922 - Saturday, December 24, 2011
Roger Francis Lundberg
Roger Francis Lundberg, son of Bertha Harris and Emil Lundberg was born October 6, 1922 in Clay County, Iowa. He attended country school north of Peterson and graduated from Peterson High School in 1940. Roger grew up in the Maple Grove c...
Randy Edward Harig
Friday, September 03, 1954 - Thursday, December 22, 2011
Randy Edward Harig
Randy Edward Harig, the son of Rudolph and Laura Hansen Harig, was born September 3, 1954 in Algona, IA. He received his early education at St. Cecelia's and graduated from Garrigan in Algona. Following his schooling, Randy did construction wo...
Denise Lorrene Phillips
Wednesday, May 13, 1959 - Thursday, December 22, 2011
Denise Lorrene Phillips
Denise was born in Perry, Iowa to Avis and Dick Phillips. She attended grade school in Blair, Nebraska and graduated from Sioux Rapids High School in 1977. Denise went to Iowa Lakes Community College where she earned her Licensed Practical N...
Vernon Bruce Van Kleek
Friday, May 25, 1928 - Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Vernon Bruce Van Kleek
Vernon Bruce Van Kleek, the son of Arthur and Rose Ross Van Kleek, was born May 25, 1928 in Webb, Iowa. He received his early education in Webb. Vernon married Mazy Williams on August 20, 1971 in Spencer, Iowa. Following their marriage they r...
Elma Leona Luckow
Wednesday, April 26, 1922 - Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Elma Leona Luckow
Elma Leona Luckow, the daughter of Paul and Isabelle Cradish Larm, was born April 26, 1922 in Royal, Iowa. Elma received her early education in Royal, Iowa. Elma married Harvey H. Luckow on June 26, 1979, in Maynard, MN. Elma lived in the com...
Nancy Mae Stanislav
Friday, November 20, 1936 - Friday, December 16, 2011
Nancy Mae Stanislav
Nancy Mae Stanislav, the daughter of Charles and Nellie (Greenwalt) Nuice, was born November 20, 1936, in Fredrick, Maryland. Her childhood years were spent in Maryland where she received her education, graduating from Fredrick High School in...
Shirley Tielbur
Friday, April 08, 1932 - Thursday, December 15, 2011
Shirley Tielbur
Shirley Ann Tielbur, the daughter of Donald and Luwyna (Fertig) Madsen, was born on April 8, 1932, in Des Moines, IA. She moved to Storm Lake as a young child where she was raised and attended school until she graduated from Storm Lake High Scho...
Vera R. French
Thursday, April 12, 1923 - Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Vera R. French
Vera Ray French, the daughter of William L. and Lucy (Schroeder) Ray, was born on April 12, 1923, in Elk, WA. She received her early education in Elk, but graduated from Noxon High School in Montana. Following graduation, she worked as a timekee...
Kenneth Wayne Syndergaard
Saturday, December 15, 1928 - Monday, December 12, 2011
Kenneth Wayne Syndergaard
Kenneth Wayne Syndergaard, the son of Pete and Beatrice (Brees) Syndergaard, was born December 15, 1928 in Peterson, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in the Peterson area, where he received his education, graduating from Peterson High School. ...
Kenneth Allen Stewart
Tuesday, May 16, 1967 - Sunday, December 11, 2011
Kenneth Allen Stewart
Kenneth Allen Stewart, the son of Thomas and Maxine Heuer Stewart was born in Des Moines, Iowa. He spent his childhood years in the Fostoria and Milford, Iowa area with his mother and step-dad Walter Campbell. Ken moved to Marathon, Iowa, wher...
Gerald Frederick Freitag
Saturday, July 04, 1931 - Saturday, December 10, 2011
Gerald Frederick Freitag
Gerald Frederick Freitag, the son of Lester and Geneva Anderson Freitag, was born July 4, 1931 in St. Paul, MN. His childhood years were spent in the St. Paul area where he received his education. Gerald married Marie Horck on January 21, 1956...
Viola Minnie Larson
Tuesday, March 15, 1927 - Wednesday, December 07, 2011
Viola Minnie Larson
Viola Minnie "Vi" Larson, the daughter of August and Matilda (Schultz) Holterf, was born March 15, 1927 in Pomeroy, IA. Her childhood years were spent in Pomeroy, where she received her education. "Vi" married Lowell Larson on Jan...
Larry Kramer
Sunday, June 16, 1940 - Monday, December 05, 2011
Larry Kramer
Larry D. Kramer, the son of Albert and Vena (Hopfe) Kramer, was born June 16, 1940 in Spencer, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in the Spencer area, where he received his education at Riverton #4 Country School near Spencer and then later a...
John Francis Weilacker
Saturday, October 23, 1954 - Monday, December 05, 2011
John Francis Weilacker
Shirley Lorraine Crabtree
Saturday, September 27, 1924 - Sunday, December 04, 2011
Shirley Lorraine Crabtree
Shirley Lorraine Crabtree, the daughter of Fred and Grace Patricia (Eldridge) Nicholi, was born September 27, 1924 in Aurora, IL. Her childhood years were spent in Cedar Rapids, where she received her education attending Roosevelt High Scho...
Mrs. Willmer Louise Clark
Thursday, March 22, 1923 - Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Mrs. Willmer Louise Clark
Willmer Louise Clark, the daughter of Everett and Leah (Walls) McCoy was born March 22, 1923, on a farm outside of Terril, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Terril where she received her education, graduating from Lake Center High S...
Mary Clifton
Friday, February 05, 1926 - Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Mary Clifton
Mary Clifton, 85, of Knoxville Iowa, formerly of Spencer, Iowa passed away Tuesday Nov 29, 2011 at the Westridge Nursing and Rehab Center in Knoxville, Iowa. Mary Clifton, the daughter of Walter and Dora (Johnson) Wolfe, was born on February 5, 19...
Service of Remembrance - 2011
Sunday, November 27, 2011 - Monday, November 28, 2011
Service of Remembrance - 2011
Approximately 155 people attended our Candlelight Service of Remembrance Program held Monday, November 28, 2011 at the Hope Reformed Church in Spencer. We would like to thank all those for their attendance and also would like to thank those who pa...
Maurine Logan
Thursday, April 11, 1918 - Monday, November 28, 2011
Maurine Logan
Maurine Holden Logan, the daughter of Charles and Florence (Talbot) Holden, was born on April 11, 1918, in Brooklyn, NY. Maurine was raised and attended school in Brooklyn until graduation. Maurine entered the military on January 13, 1944, servi...
James Ray Scharnberg
Monday, November 20, 1972 - Friday, November 25, 2011
James Ray Scharnberg
James Ray Scharnberg, the son of Sherman and Connie (Connor) Scharnberg, was born November 20, 1972 in Spencer, Iowa. James grew up on a farm near Everly, where he worked on his dad's farm and also for other area farmer's as a farm hand. He wa...
Robert 'Slats' Snyder
Saturday, October 22, 1921 - Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Robert 'Slats' Snyder
Robert B. 'Slats' Snyder, the son of Dewey and Francis (Johnson) Snyder, was born October 22, 1921 in Spencer, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Spencer, where he received his education, graduating from Spencer High School. Following his scho...
Maurine Edith Willard
Monday, December 27, 1920 - Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Maurine Edith Willard
Duane John Becker
Wednesday, January 27, 1943 - Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Duane John Becker
Duane John Becker, the son of Ray and Louise Berger Becker, was born January 27, 1943 in Algona, IA. His childhood years were spent on the family farm near Wesley, IA. Duane moved to Dickens, IA while working for the Dickens Elevator. He l...
Marla Jean Rindsig
Thursday, November 14, 1929 - Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Marla Jean Rindsig
Marla Jean Rindsig was born November 14, 1929 in rural Schaller, Iowa to Marshall and Griselda (Schmidt) Robinson. She was baptized and confirmed at St. John Lutheran Church in Hanover, Iowa. She attended country school in rural Schaller and, ...
Vennetta Marie Fiedler
Monday, October 05, 1914 - Monday, November 21, 2011
Vennetta Marie Fiedler
Vennetta Fiedler was born in Greenville, IA to William (Van) & Dora VanSickle. She graduated from Greenville High School. She married Floyd (Jack) Fiedler on October14, 1933 and moved to their farm, which is still in the family today. Vennett...
Earnest 'Gus' Freeburg
Monday, May 10, 1943 - Sunday, November 20, 2011
Earnest 'Gus' Freeburg
Gus Freeburg, the son of Gus Junior and Florence (Tuttle) Freeburg, was born May 10, 1943 in Spencer, IA. His childhood years were spent in Spencer, where he received his early education. His family moved to Colorado Springs, CO when he was 14...
Thomas 'Tom' Thomas
Wednesday, July 10, 1918 - Friday, November 18, 2011
Thomas 'Tom' Thomas
Thomas 'Tom' Thomas, the son of Walter H. and Hilda Thomas, was born on July 10, 1918, in Spencer, Iowa. He graduated from the Spencer school system in 1936, and enrolled at Carlton College in Northfield, Minnesota, and graduated with a B.A. De...
Anthony 'Tony' David Dotson
Tuesday, March 25, 1975 - Thursday, November 17, 2011
Anthony 'Tony' David Dotson
Anthony 'Tony' David Dotson, the son of Larry Dotson and Joan (Uhe) Unrau, was born March 25, 1975, in Spencer, IA. His childhood years were spent in Spencer where he received his education, graduating from Spencer High School. Following high...
Marian Frances Carey
Thursday, October 02, 1924 - Thursday, November 17, 2011
Marian Frances Carey
Marian Frances Carey, the daughter of Harry and Rebecca (Henderson) Crane, was born October 2, 1924, in Dickens, IA. Her childhood years were spent in Dickens where she received her education. Following her graduation from Dickens High Sch...
Eugene Harold Banse
Wednesday, September 10, 1941 - Thursday, November 17, 2011
Eugene Harold Banse
Tom Wendell Griffin
Wednesday, September 01, 1926 - Sunday, November 13, 2011
Tom Wendell Griffin
Thomas Wendell Griffin, the son of Paul and Clara (Moeller) Griffin, was born September 1, 1926, in Spirit Lake, IA. He spent his early childhood in Spirit Lake, where as a youngster he set pins at the local bowling alley for a penny a line. The...
Monte Abbe Miller
Wednesday, March 24, 1937 - Sunday, November 13, 2011
Monte Abbe Miller
Donald Ebel
Sunday, August 28, 1938 - Friday, November 11, 2011
Donald Ebel
Donald Ebel, the son of Walter and Clara (Hoppe) Ebel, was born August 28, 1938, near Granville, IA. His childhood years were spent in the Germantown area where he received his early education at St. John Lutheran School. He was baptized on Se...
Marcella St. Peters
Saturday, September 09, 1916 - Friday, November 11, 2011
Marcella St. Peters
Marcella St. Peters, the daughter of Edward and Cecil Mangle Stevensen was born September 9, 1916 in Greenville, MI. She spent her childhood years in the Greenville area, where she graduated high school. Marcella married Pete St. Peters in...
George Kirchner
Monday, April 29, 1935 - Thursday, November 10, 2011
George Kirchner
George Donald Kirchner, the son of Kenneth and Juanite Williams Kirchner was born April 29, 1935 in Iowa City, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in the Everly area where he graduated high school. He joined the Air Force in 1956 and served unt...
Dollie Cretsinger
Friday, July 28, 1933 - Wednesday, November 09, 2011
Dollie Cretsinger
Anna L. Crestinger (better known as Dollie), was born July 28, 1933, at Fifield, IA (today it's the Pella Red Rock Reservoir). She was the daughter of Gertie and John Bloodsworth and was educated in the Pella Schools. Dollie married Lyle C...
Edna Mae Rassler
Sunday, October 09, 1921 - Monday, November 07, 2011
Edna Mae Rassler
Edna Mae Rassler, the daughter of Charles and Viola Adamire Winebrinner was born October 9, 1921 in Fonda, IA. Her childhood years were spent in Fonda, where she graduated from Fonda High School in 1939. Edna married Louis Rassler on March...
Evelyn Bress
Wednesday, November 18, 1931 - Sunday, November 06, 2011
Evelyn Bress
Evelyn Bress, who died on November 6, 2011, was a teacher, devoted wife, and the mother of two sons. She was an inspiration to hundreds of Northwest Iowa high school students, to whom she taught Spanish and German, and whose minds she opened to...
Darlene Luverna Klett
Wednesday, June 07, 1922 - Wednesday, November 02, 2011
Darlene Luverna Klett
Darlene Luverna Klett, the daughter of Julius (Jake) and Elva (Eichhorn) Meyer, was born June 7, 1922, in Jackson, MN. Her childhood years were spent in rural Jackson for five years where she lived until moving to a farm north of Everly. She a...
Eleanor Julia Thill
Thursday, July 09, 1936 - Saturday, October 29, 2011
Eleanor Julia Thill
Eleanor Julia Thill, the daughter of William Vincent and Veronica Eral Waters, was born July 9, 1936, in Cherokee, Iowa. She received her early education in Cherokee and graduated from Immaculate Conception High School in Cherokee. Following high s...
Marilyn Ruth (Alspach) Stone
Friday, April 13, 1945 - Friday, October 28, 2011
Marilyn Ruth (Alspach) Stone
Marilyn Ruth Stone, the daughter of Joseph Theodore and Ruth Irene (Toms) Alspach, was born April 13, 1945 in Carroll, Iowa. Marilyn has been a long time resident of Spencer and worked at WITTCO and VERCO/Freudenburg until retiring in March of 200...
Dr. Delbert Wieben
Wednesday, February 17, 1937 - Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Dr. Delbert Wieben
Del was born February 17, 1937 in Spencer Hospital, the son of John & Lucille (Barron) Wieben. He was raised and educated in Everly graduating in the class of 1955. After graduation he attended Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa. Del married Donna...
Richard William Gray
Thursday, January 10, 1924 - Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Richard William Gray
Richard William Gray, the son of John and Catherine Thul Gray, was born January 10, 1924 in Clarion, IA. His childhood years were spent in Spencer, where he attended school and graduated from Spencer High School. Richard married Lowene Br...
Steven Bruce Pullen
Sunday, January 22, 1950 - Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Steven Bruce Pullen
Steven Bruce Pullen passed away peacefully at Sanford Senior Care Nursing Home in Sheldon, Iowa on October 25, 2011. He was born on January 22, 1950 in Spencer, Iowa to Bruce and Velma Warren Pullen. Steve spent his childhood in Spencer w...
Ethel May Clarken
Sunday, July 31, 1932 - Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Ethel May Clarken
Ethel Clarken of Spencer Iowa was born July 31, 1932 in Spirit Lake to George and Fern “Brand” Prentice. Ethel married John Raymond Clarken on April 23, 1948. They farmed land one mile north of Greenville until John passed away in 1988. She moved to ...
Katherine May Hadenfeldt
Monday, May 01, 1933 - Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Katherine May Hadenfeldt
Katherine May Hadenfeldt, the daughter of Maurice and Verna Rogers Pannell, was born May 1, 1933 in Estherville, IA. Her childhood years were spent in the Spencer area where she attended school and graduated from Spencer High School. Kathe...
Shirley Jean Mills
Tuesday, June 27, 1939 - Tuesday, October 18, 2011
Shirley Jean Mills
Shirley Jean Mills, the daughter of William and Dorothea Lane Etherington, was born June 27, 1939 in Algona, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in the Algona area where she graduated from Algona High School. Shirley married Robert Mills...
Robert Wallace Roti
Monday, February 13, 1922 - Tuesday, October 18, 2011
Robert Wallace Roti
Robert Wallace Roti, the son of Samuel Martin and Betty Elfrida (Larson) Roti, was born February 13, 1922 in Cottonwood, MN. His childhood years were spent in Cottonwood, Marshall and Tracy Minnesota, where he received his education, graduating...
Raymond George Rinken
Tuesday, May 20, 1952 - Tuesday, October 18, 2011
Raymond George Rinken
Raymond "Grizz" George Rinken the son of Meinert and Mary Lou Parsons Rinken, was born on May 20, 1952, in Spencer, IA. Ray spent his adult life in Spencer, Iowa working for Shine Brothers. Ray enjoyed working and riding motorcycles. Ray also en...
Kenneth Duane Bress
Monday, June 25, 1928 - Saturday, October 15, 2011
Kenneth Duane Bress
Kenneth Duane Bress, the son of Jacob and Lena (Dickman) Bress, was born June 25, 1928 in Hartley, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Sheldon, where he received his education, graduating from Sheldon High School. Ken married Evelyn F...
Jason Daniel Dean Nellis
Wednesday, September 27, 1972 - Saturday, October 15, 2011
Jason Daniel Dean Nellis
Jason Daniel Dean Nellis, the son of Dale and Linda (Aakhus) Nellis was born September 27, 1972 in Hartley, Iowa. He was raised and educated in Sutherland, Iowa, graduating from South O'Brien High School in 1991. He was baptized and confirmed ...
Albert Gerritsen
Sunday, April 21, 1929 - Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Albert Gerritsen
Albert John Gerritsen, the son of John and Gladys (Reinders) Gerritsen, was born April 21, 1929, in Orange City, IA. His childhood years were spent in Orange City, where he received his education. He later continued his education at Northweste...
Ted C. Henderson
Wednesday, November 22, 1933 - Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Ted C. Henderson
Norvin Don Olson
Wednesday, March 28, 1928 - Sunday, October 09, 2011
Norvin Don Olson
Norvin Don Olson, the son of Edd A. and Edith (Reardon) Olson, was born March 28, 1928 near Dickens, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Logan Township, where he attended country school and later graduated from Gillett Grove High School. ...
Harriet Ellen Gray
Sunday, October 14, 1928 - Saturday, October 08, 2011
Harriet Ellen Gray
Harriet Ellen Gray, of Charles City and formerly of Spencer, Iowa passed away at Cedar Health in Charles City on Saturday October 8, 2011 6 days shy of her 83rd birthday. Harriet was born on October 14, 1928 at home, the daughter of Christian and ...
John E. Loudermilk
Thursday, November 16, 1944 - Friday, October 07, 2011
John E. Loudermilk
John E. Loudermilk, the son of Sherman and Mildred (Pruin) Loudermilk, was born November 16, 1944 in Spencer, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in the Milford and Terril, Iowa area, where he attended Milford Schools and later graduated from ...
Paul Allen Krile
Saturday, March 31, 1928 - Tuesday, October 04, 2011
Paul Allen Krile
Paul Allen Krile, the son of Walter and Thelma (Slay) Krile, was born March 31, 1928, in Truax, IA. He attended high school in Parkersburg and Sioux Rapids, and served in the United States Army National Guard in the late 1940‘s. He married Shir...
Viola Roskens
Thursday, January 20, 1927 - Friday, September 30, 2011
Viola Roskens
Viola Roskens, daughter of Wilhelm and Engel Meyer Nielsen, was born January 20, 1927 on a farm north of Everly. She attended rural school through the eighth grade, graduating from Okoboji Consolidated High School. She later took a teacher's course a...
Dorothy Adams
Tuesday, January 12, 1915 - Friday, September 30, 2011
Dorothy Adams
Dorothy Laurine Grotte was born in Clear Lake, Iowa to Otto Ben and Mae (Foster) Grotte. In 1919 the family moved to Sac City, where Dorothy attended kindergarten. Shortly thereafter the family moved to Carroll, Iowa where the Grotte's purchased a b...
Frances Gertrude Hepworth
Saturday, February 01, 1913 - Friday, September 30, 2011
Frances Gertrude Hepworth
Frances Gertrude Hepworth, the daughter of Albert and Emma Gross Mauer, was born on February 1, 1913, in Clay County, Iowa. She received her early education and graduated from the Rossie High School. Frances continued her education in Sioux City to...
Ted McCord
Sunday, July 15, 1934 - Thursday, September 29, 2011
Ted McCord
Theodore "Ted" Charles McCord, the son of Russel and Helen Wair McCord, was born July 15, 1934, in Harlan, Iowa. Ted attended the Treynor High School and graduated from there. Ted married Anna Rose Schoon on August 21, 1954 in Spirit Lake, Iow...
Carol R. Carpenter
Monday, December 19, 1932 - Thursday, September 29, 2011
Carol R. Carpenter
Carol R. Carpenter, age 79, passed away on Thursday, September 29, 2011 after a lengthy illness. She resided at Ruthven Community Care Center, where she received many years of dedicated and compassionate care from the staff. Carol spent mo...
Maxine Anna Steele
Friday, August 11, 1922 - Saturday, September 24, 2011
Maxine Anna Steele
Maxine Anna Steele (Gieser) was born August 11, 1922 on a farm northwest of Hartley, to Adolph and Alvena (Schmoll) Gieser. Her memory will be treasured by her loving husband of 71 years, Robert Steele; sons Lester, Larry (Elaine), and Brian...
Margie Powell
Thursday, July 19, 1934 - Saturday, September 24, 2011
Margie Powell
Margie Ann Powell, the daughter of Lee and Dorothy Paugh Moore, was born July 19, 1934, in Estherville, Iowa. Margie received her early education thru the 8th grade at the Emmet County Country School. She then attended Ringsted High School whe...
Mary Ann Fairchild
Monday, March 23, 1931 - Thursday, September 22, 2011
Mary Ann Fairchild
Mary Ann Fairchild, the daughter of James and Inez Bakke Fraser, was born March 23, 1931, at home in Greenville, IA. She spent her childhood years in the Greenville area, graduating from Greenville-Rossie High School. Mary Ann married Gerald Fa...
Melanie Nellis
Wednesday, August 29, 1962 - Monday, September 19, 2011
Melanie Nellis
Melanie Lynn Nellis, the daughter of Dale and Linda (Aakhus) Nellis was born August 29, 1962 in Hartley, Iowa. They lived in Spencer until 1965, when they moved to Sutherland. She was baptized and confirmed at Bethel Lutheran Church in Sut...
Leonard Leon Bergeson
Saturday, April 22, 1916 - Sunday, September 18, 2011
Leonard Leon Bergeson
Leonard Leon Bergeson, the son of Halvor and O'Lena (Aanonson) Bergeson, was born April 22, 1916 near Wallingford, IA. He was baptized and confirmed at Wallingford Lutheran Church, attended grade school in Wallingford, and graduated from Esther...
Joseph William Soukup
Thursday, November 11, 1976 - Saturday, September 17, 2011
Joseph William Soukup
Joseph William Soukup, the son of Leon and Joyce Carradus Soukup was born November 11, 1976, in Cedar Rapids, IA. His childhood years were spent in Central City where he graduated from Central City High School in 1995. After high school Joseph attend...
Beulah Viola Shields
Tuesday, October 23, 1917 - Saturday, September 17, 2011
Beulah Viola Shields
Beulah Viola Shields, the daughter of George and Eva (White) Bigger, was born October 23, 1917 in Manson, Iowa. She graduated from Ruthven High School, where she played basketball, a sport that she enjoyed throughout her life. Beulah married J...
Harold Blaine Krile
Friday, July 16, 1926 - Saturday, September 17, 2011
Harold Blaine Krile
Harold Blaine Krile, the son of Walter William and Thelma Evelyn (Slay) Krile, was born July 16, 1926 in Truax, Iowa. He attended high school in Parkersburg and Sioux Rapids, graduating in 1943. He attended Buena Vista College in Storm Lake for a y...
Leron Lanehart
Wednesday, February 10, 2010 - Friday, September 16, 2011
Leron Lanehart
Leron Lanehart, the son of Ledale Lanehart and Danielle Burgin was born February 10, 2010 in Sheldon, Iowa. Leron, whose nickname was Whoo, enjoyed playing with his fishing pole and going on wagon rides. He also enjoyed watching his favorite T.V. s...
Eileen Lynette Rigdon
Saturday, January 24, 1948 - Thursday, September 15, 2011
Eileen Lynette Rigdon
Marjory Mary Engelke
Sunday, December 21, 1924 - Wednesday, September 14, 2011
Marjory Mary Engelke
Marjory Mary Engelke, the daughter of March and Ethel (Phillips) Ginger, was born December 21, 1924 in Moneta, IA. Her childhood years were spent in Sutherland, Iowa, where she received her education, graduating from Sutherland High School. ...
Ronette Rae DuBois
Sunday, May 18, 1952 - Monday, September 12, 2011
Ronette Rae DuBois
Ronette Rae DuBois, the daughter of Donald Dean and Opal LaVonne Thompson DuBois, was born May 18, 1952, in Sioux Rapids, Iowa. Her early childhood years were spent in Sioux Rapids. Her family moved to Spencer, Iowa when Ronette was six years ...
Jeremy Letsche
Wednesday, December 07, 1977 - Saturday, September 10, 2011
Jeremy Letsche
Jeremy James Letsche, the son of Sue Nelson Juenemann, was born December 7, 1977, in LeMars, IA. His childhood years were spent in Royal and Spencer, Iowa, where he was confirmed at Christ The King Church and graduated high school. Jeremy ...
Louis Harold Chapman
Friday, July 12, 1918 - Friday, September 09, 2011
Louis Harold Chapman
Louis Harold Chapman, the son of George and Barbara (Krall) Chapman, was born July 12, 1918, in Terril, Iowa. He was raised in the Terril and Lake Center area, where he attended Lake Center School and later Spencer schools. Louis married ...
Edith Louise Hamrick
Monday, June 15, 1942 - Wednesday, September 07, 2011
Edith Louise Hamrick
Edith Louise Hamrick, the daughter of Byron 'Barney' and Marie (McFarland) Nelson, was born June 15, 1942 in Spencer, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Spencer, where she received her education. Edith married LaVern Hamrick on June ...
Jeffrey Leo Balk
Tuesday, October 13, 1959 - Tuesday, September 06, 2011
Jeffrey Leo Balk
Jeffrey Leo Balk, the son of Andrew and Anna (Cuchna) Balk, was born on October 13, 1959, in Guttenberg, Iowa. He was raised and received his early education in Clayton, IA and graduated from Garnavillo High School. On October 21, 1978, J...
Robert Hanson Boyd
Thursday, October 08, 1925 - Tuesday, September 06, 2011
Robert Hanson Boyd
Robert 'Bob' Hanson Boyd, the son of Arthur and Clara (Hanson) Boyd, was born October 8, 1925 in Sioux City, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Sioux City, where he received his education, graduating from Central High School. Following hi...
Anna Alvina Jalas
Wednesday, December 20, 1922 - Friday, September 02, 2011
Anna Alvina Jalas
Anna Alvina Jalas, Soul Healer, Reverend, RN, CRNA, CCT, DC December 20, 1922-September 2, 2011 Anna Alvina Jalas, 88, of Santa Maria, was welcomed home to heaven on September 2, 2011. Anna was one of six children born to Mollie & Henry ...
Doralene Marie Johnson
Friday, February 01, 1924 - Monday, August 29, 2011
Doralene Marie Johnson
Doralene Marie Henkle Johnson, the daughter of Harry and Georgianna (Lockman) Henkle, was born February 1, 1924, in Vinton, Iowa. She lived in several different communities in Iowa and Illinois before graduating from Ft. Dodge High School. ...
Dean Howard Viedenkamp
Thursday, September 04, 1924 - Monday, August 29, 2011
Dean Howard Viedenkamp
Dean 'Bud' Howard Viedenkamp, the son of Leonard and Violet Jensen Viedenkamp, was born September 4, 1924 in Kenosha, WI. His family moved to Spencer when he was four. They lived in Riverton Township where he helped his parents farm. Graduated Hig...
Mary Ellen Fisher
Thursday, April 26, 1934 - Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Mary Ellen Fisher
Mary Ellen (Walsh) Fisher was born in Estherville, IA, on April 26, 1934. She spent most of her childhood as a farm daughter north of Spirit Lake, IA. Her parents were Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Walsh. She was part of a family of four girls and exte...
Naoma Lowene Abler
Saturday, September 21, 1912 - Monday, August 22, 2011
Naoma Lowene Abler
Naoma Lowene Abler, the daughter of Edward and Kittie Lou (Davidson) Trent, was born September 21, 1912 near the town of Roswell in Minor County, SD. Her family later moved to Dickens, IA, where she finished her schooling, graduating from Dicke...
Helen Marie Krager
Saturday, September 01, 1917 - Wednesday, August 17, 2011
Helen Marie Krager
Helen Marie Krager, the daughter of Marinus Anton and Margrethe Gertie Lauridsen Nielsen, was born September 1, 1917, in Royal, Iowa. It was there she attended school and graduated in 1934. She attended A.I.B. in Des Moines and later worked at the ...
Daniel H. Maxwell
Friday, April 26, 1918 - Friday, August 12, 2011
Daniel H. Maxwell
Daniel H. Maxwell, son of Daniel W. and Margaret (Slaven) Maxwell was born April 26, 1918 in Portsmouth, IA. He was the oldest of six boys and graduated from high school in Woodbine, IA. Dan was a US Army Sergeant, serving in WWII from 1941 to ...
Daloris M. Kracht
Tuesday, November 03, 1925 - Wednesday, August 10, 2011
Daloris M. Kracht
Daloris Maxcine Kracht , the daughter of Fred William Kracht and Dorotha Valora Salmon Kracht was born in Crofton, NE, on November 3, 1925. In the spring of 1938, the family moved to a farm east of Fostoria where she completed her eighth grade educ...
Robert Alvin Kluender
Wednesday, July 31, 1940 - Tuesday, August 09, 2011
Robert Alvin Kluender
Robert Alvin Kluender, the son of Alvin and Anna Witt Kluender, was born July 31, 1940 in Hartley, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Hartley, where he received his education, graduating from Hartley High School. Following his schooling, h...
Maxine Nerva Thompson
Tuesday, May 10, 1921 - Tuesday, August 09, 2011
Maxine Nerva Thompson
Claire Powell Wood
Tuesday, October 27, 1914 - Saturday, August 06, 2011
Claire Powell Wood
Claire Powell Wood was born on the Linnwood stock farm located north of Linn Grove, Iowa on October 27, 1914. Claire passed away on August 6, 2011 at St. Luke Lutheran Home in Spencer, Iowa at the age of 96. She was preceded in death by he...
Floy Francis Fagen
Monday, June 27, 1932 - Saturday, August 06, 2011
Floy Francis Fagen
Floy Francis Fagen, the daughter of William and Ann Ellis Hargrave, was born June 27, 1932, in Burrowsville, VA. She grew up in Hopewell, VA graduating from the Hopewell High School in 1950. After graduating she worked at Fort Lee, VA where she me...
Barbara Avery
Thursday, February 21, 1918 - Tuesday, August 02, 2011
Barbara Avery
Barbara Avery, passed away on August 2, 2011 at Northshire Residence in Spencer, Iowa. She was the daughter of A.H. and Grace D. Avery. She was born in their home in Spencer on February 21, 1918. Her public education was in the Spencer Schools, gr...
Natalie Kalynn Wells
Thursday, October 01, 2009 - Tuesday, August 02, 2011
Natalie Kalynn Wells
Natalie Kalynn Wells, the loving daughter of Cory and Bonnie Montenegro Wells, was born October 1, 2009. Natalie was a beautiful girl who loved dancing and singing to music. She enjoyed playing with her dogs and sister who she idolized and...
Fern Ellen Bidwell
Monday, August 25, 1913 - Tuesday, August 02, 2011
Fern Ellen Bidwell
Fern Ellen (Shaffer) Bidwell, age 97, of Saugatuck, formerly of Sutherland, IA, passed away, Thursday, August 2, 2011 at Lamar Christian Care in Holland, MI. Fern was born on August 25, 1913 to the late Ai and Maude (Heacock) Shaffer. ...
Gary Wayne Walker
Thursday, February 26, 1953 - Saturday, July 30, 2011
Gary Wayne Walker
Gary Wayne Walker, the son of Harland "Tex" & Martha Lena (Hayenga) Walker was born February 26, 1953 in Minneapolis, MN. His childhood years were spent in Camarillo, California, where he received his education, graduating from Camarillo High S...
Lonnie Lee Fahlenkamp
Tuesday, July 30, 1946 - Friday, July 29, 2011
Lonnie Lee Fahlenkamp
Lonnie Lee Fahlenkamp, the son of Joe and Viola (Otto) Fahlenkamp, was born on July 30, 1946, in Hartley, Iowa. He was raised and received his early education there graduating from Hartley High School. After graduation, he attended college in Es...
Andy Hugo Bents
Thursday, February 02, 1956 - Wednesday, July 27, 2011
Andy Hugo Bents
Andy Hugo Bents, the son of Andy and Vivian (Dagel) Bents, was born February 2, 1956, in Sibley, IA. His childhood years were spent in Sibley where he received his education. Following his schooling, he entered the military and served wit...
Bernice Irene Mincer
Wednesday, July 05, 1922 - Saturday, July 23, 2011
Bernice Irene Mincer
Bernice (Tiller) Mincer, 89; July 5, 1922 – July 23, 2011 Recent resident of Heritage House, Buckley, Washington, former business owner and long time resident of Carson, Iowa, Bernice Mincer, will be laid to rest at the North Lawn Cemetery in Spen...
Leona Margaretha Bussert
Monday, January 19, 1914 - Thursday, July 21, 2011
Leona Margaretha Bussert
Leona Margaretha Bussert, the daughter of Otto and Anna Runge Lettow was born January 19, 1914, in Buckeye Township, IA. She was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran Missouri Church in Buckeye. Leona received her education in Buckeye gra...
Helen D Mefferd
Saturday, February 14, 1920 - Tuesday, July 19, 2011
Helen D Mefferd
Helen Dorothea Frykberg Mefferd was born February 14, 1920 to Thomas Frykberg, an immigrant from Sweden and Christine Jorgensen Frykberg, an immigrant from Denmark, on a farm near Albert City, Iowa. She grew up during the Great Depression and was mo...
Julian Jasper 'Bud' Lovitt
Thursday, January 31, 1924 - Sunday, July 17, 2011
Julian Jasper 'Bud' Lovitt
Julian Jasper 'Bud' Lovitt was born on January 31, 1924, in Morrill, NE. He graduated from Gering, NE., High School in 1942 and on December 20, 1942 he enlisted in the U.S. Navy. After basic training and electrician's school, Bud earned his ...
George Harrison
Sunday, April 27, 1930 - Tuesday, July 12, 2011
George Harrison
George Harrison, the son of George and Myrtle (Harvey) Harrison was born April 27, 1930 in Emmetsburg, Iowa. He attended school in Cylinder and graduated from Cylinder High School in 1948. He served in the U.S. Marine Corp from 1952 un...
Sadie Victoria Herrig
Tuesday, April 19, 1910 - Sunday, July 10, 2011
Sadie Victoria Herrig
Sadie Victoria Herrig, the daughter of Emil Rydberg and Alma Salmonson was born on April 19, 1910 in Arthur, Iowa. She was raised and received her early education attending country school in Arthur. Sadie graduated from high school in Ida Grove ...