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Recent Obituaries
Delbert Petersen
Monday, July 17, 1916 - Sunday, January 25, 2015
Delbert Petersen
Robert Wayne Steele
Saturday, December 28, 1918 - Sunday, January 25, 2015
Robert Wayne Steele
Eugene Thomas Kehoe
Saturday, January 25, 1930 - Saturday, January 24, 2015
Eugene Thomas Kehoe
Helma Janet Hofsommer
Wednesday, May 29, 1912 - Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Helma Janet Hofsommer
Helma Janet Hofsommer, the daughter of Lars and Anna (Dovre) Schager, was born May 29, 1912 in Center Twsp., Allamakee, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in Dows, Iowa, where she received her education, graduating from Dows High School. In h...
Margie Mae Hallett
Monday, April 30, 1928 - Monday, January 19, 2015
Margie Mae Hallett
Margie Mae Hallett, the daughter of Aloisius and Emma (Salwalke) Nothem, was born April 30th 1928 in Remsen, IA. She attended Remsen schools until moving to Sioux City, IA where she attended school at the Cathedral. She enjoyed making memories with ...
Marianne Lenhart
Friday, January 20, 1928 - Monday, January 19, 2015
Marianne Lenhart
Marianne Rahbusch Lenhart, the daughter of Wilhelm and Catherine (Hansen) Rahbusch, was born January 20, 1928 in Germany. Her family came to America when she was an infant and they settled in Sutherland, Iowa. She received her education in the Suth...
Norma Galbraith
Wednesday, November 26, 1913 - Sunday, January 18, 2015
Norma Galbraith
Norma (Scott) Galbraith, age 101, passed away on January 18, 2015 at The Ruthven Community Care Center. A family service will be held at Warner Funeral Home, followed by interment at North Lawn Cemetery. In Lieu of flowers, memorials may b...
Darlene Herrin
Thursday, October 07, 1926 - Saturday, January 17, 2015
Darlene Herrin
Darlene Herrin, the daughter of Claus and Dena (Deneui) Wolthuis was born October 7, 1926 in Everly, IA. Her childhood years were spent in the Everly area. She graduated from Okoboji High School in 1945. Darlene moved to California for a w...
Mervin Schreyer Rebhuhn
Sunday, May 10, 1931 - Friday, January 09, 2015
Mervin Schreyer Rebhuhn
Mervin Schreyer Rebhuhn, the son of Martin and Dora Schreyer Rebhuhn, was born May 10, 1931 in Pocahontas, Iowa. He graduated from Pocahontas High School in 1949, and after graduation, he served in the Army for two years during the Korean War. ...
Marcia Joan (Dow) Gustin
Monday, March 16, 1936 - Thursday, January 08, 2015
Marcia Joan (Dow) Gustin
Marcia Joan (Dow) Gustin, the daughter of Edward and Ella (Brown) Dow, was born March 16, 1936 in Riverside, IL. She attended Riverside/Brookfield Schools, graduating in 1954. She later attended Grinnell College, graduating from Buena Vista Colleg...
Ember Elizabeth Smith
Friday, April 29, 2011 - Wednesday, January 07, 2015
Ember Elizabeth Smith
Ember Elizabeth Smith, the daughter of Kevin and Breanna (Coker) Smith, was born on April 29, 2011 in Spencer, Iowa. Ember lived in Ruthven with her parents. Ember was a very happy little girl. She was always playful and made you smile. She liked...
Ruth A. Siple
Saturday, October 09, 1920 - Wednesday, January 07, 2015
Ruth A. Siple
Ruth Arlene Siple, the daughter of Arthur and Eleanore (Hansen) Elder was born October 9, 1920 in Parkersburg, IA. Her childhood years were spent in the Terril, IA area, where she attended school. Ruth married Marshall Siple on January 8, ...
Dr. Jerry X Tamisiea
Friday, June 18, 1926 - Wednesday, January 07, 2015
Dr. Jerry X Tamisiea
Dr. Jerry X Tamisiea (88) of Spirit Lake, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, January 7, 2015, at the Dickinson County Memorial Hospital in Spirit Lake. Born on June 18, 1926, in Craig, Nebraska, Jerry leaves behind his wife of 62 years, Alpha Mae (Fear...
Dorothy Joan Strawn
Monday, June 15, 1925 - Tuesday, January 06, 2015
Dorothy Joan Strawn
Dorothy Joan Strawn, the daughter of John and Dorothea Jensen Erbs, was born June 15, 1925 in Dickens, Iowa. She received her early education and graduated from Lake Center Township Consolidated School in 1942. Dorothy continued her education at Ha...
Eugene 'Gene' Franklin Merrill
Tuesday, November 29, 1927 - Tuesday, January 06, 2015
Eugene 'Gene' Franklin Merrill
Eugene Franklin Merrill, the son of Adelbert and Beda (Anderson) Merrill, was born November 29, 1927 in Marathon, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Ayrshire, Iowa, where he received his education. After his schooling, he entered the mili...
Charles Earnest 'Spider' Woods
Wednesday, March 14, 1945 - Monday, January 05, 2015
Charles Earnest 'Spider' Woods
Charles Earnest 'Spider' Woods, the son of Dale and Esther (Angle) Woods, was born on March 14, 1945, in Garner, IA. As a young child Charles's family lived in various communities, including Germany, before settling in Spencer in 1962. He finish...
Frances Vivian 'Peters' Slinger
Tuesday, October 05, 1926 - Monday, January 05, 2015
Frances Vivian 'Peters' Slinger
Frances Vivian 'Peters' Slinger, was born at Sibley, Iowa on October 5, 1926. She grew up in the Hartley area where she attended country school. She married Robert (Bob) Peters on January 29, 1942. To this union three daughters were born...
Vivian Heikens Herbster
Sunday, September 29, 1918 - Monday, January 05, 2015
Vivian Heikens Herbster
Vivian Heikens Herbster, 96, died in Milford, Iowa, on Monday, January 5, 2015. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, January 9, 2015, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Milford with burial to follow at Evergreen Cemetery in rural Spen...
Betty Lou Osterson
Friday, September 17, 1943 - Sunday, January 04, 2015
Betty Lou Osterson
Betty Lou Osterson, the daughter of Harvey and Marion (Lambertus) Walstrom, was born on September 17, 1943 in Spencer, Iowa. She was raised and received her early education in the Greenville and Rossie Schools. On May 21, 1965, Betty marr...
William 'Bill' Lowe
Wednesday, November 07, 1934 - Sunday, January 04, 2015
William 'Bill' Lowe
William 'Bill' Theodore Lowe, the son of Leonard and Martha (Prentice) Lowe, was born November 7, 1934 in Mallard, IA. His childhood years were spent in Ayrshire, IA, where he received his education, graduating from Ayrshire High School. After...
Father John Francis Cain
Saturday, February 03, 1923 - Saturday, January 03, 2015
Father John Francis Cain
Father John Francis Cain, the son of James and Maria Murphy Cain, was born February 3, 1923 in Oyens, Iowa. He received his early education and graduated from the Moneta High School. Following his high school education, John stayed on the farm fo...
Merle Graff Jr.
Thursday, August 21, 1941 - Thursday, January 01, 2015
Merle Graff Jr.
Bernice Wolthuis Bowers
Saturday, September 30, 1916 - Tuesday, December 30, 2014
Bernice Wolthuis Bowers
Bernice Wolthuis Bowers was the first born to William & Anna (Pohl) Bendlin on September 30, 1916. She was baptized on November 5, 1916 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Manson and confirmed at First Evangelical Church in Spencer. She attended ...
Dawn Seeley
Saturday, October 31, 1959 - Tuesday, December 30, 2014
Dawn Seeley
Dawn, the daughter of Edgar and Phyllis DeVries, was born on October 31, 1959 in Monterey, California. Her childhood years were spent in Texas, Rhode Island, and Florida while her father served in the United States Navy. As a young teenager, she m...
John Lewis Smith
Saturday, February 25, 1922 - Tuesday, December 30, 2014
John Lewis Smith
John Lewis Smith, the son of Jacob and Lena (Schultz) Smith was born February 25, 1922 in Havelock, IA. His childhood years were spent in the Havelock area, where he attended school. John enlisted in the U.S. Navy after high school, servin...
Margaret Jeanne Gould
Tuesday, August 31, 1926 - Tuesday, December 30, 2014
Margaret Jeanne Gould
Margaret Jeanne Gould, the daughter of Theron Franklin Peel and Ona Belle Marsh Peel, was born August 31, 1926 in Sibley, Iowa. She received her early education in Sibley and graduated in 1944. Following high school, Margaret attended Northwest Bib...
Mavis Helen Olin
Sunday, January 27, 1918 - Monday, December 29, 2014
Mavis Helen Olin
Mavis Helen Olin, the daughter of Julius and Olga Matilda (Larson) Jenson, was born January 27, 1918, in Britt, Iowa. She graduated from Crystal Lake High School in 1935, and later attended UNI as an Education Major as well as a Basketball and Field...
Earl Curry, Jr
Saturday, October 24, 1925 - Monday, December 29, 2014
Earl Curry, Jr
Earl Curry Jr., age 89, of Spencer, Iowa, passed away peacefully at his home on Monday, December 29, 2014. Earl was born October 24, 1925 to Earl Sr. and Doris (Williams) Curry. He grew up in Spencer with short stints in Texas and Seattle Washingt...
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