Obituaries

September 18, 1934 - July 17, 2019

Robert R. Rice

Gowrie, IA

Gowrie – Robert R. Rice 84, passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at Pearl Valley Rehab & Nursing at Gowrie.  Funeral Services are pending at the Palmer Funeral Home, Gowrie.
November 24, 1922 - June 29, 2019

Dale H. Sexton

Rockwell City, IA

Rockwell City – Dale H. Sexton 96, passed away Saturday, June 29, 2019 at Sunny Knoll Care Centre, Rockwell City.  Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at St. Francis Catholic Church, Rockwell City, with Fr. Lynn Bruch officiating at the Mass of Christian…
December 21, 1930 - June 28, 2019

Esther D. Long

Gowrie, IA

Gowrie- Esther D. Long, 88, passed away Friday, June 28, 2019 at Greene County Medical Center, Jefferson. Funeral services will be 10:30 am Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at United Methodist Church, Gowrie with Pastor Susan Rohden officiating. Burial will be in Gowrie Township Cemetery. A visitation will…
May 28, 1954 - June 21, 2019

Richard L. Wittrock

Rockwell City, IA

Richard Lee Wittrock, 65, of Rockwell City, Iowa, died unexpectedly on the first day of summer, Friday, June 21, 2019.  Funeral Services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 27, 2019 at the United Methodist Church, Rockwell City, with Pastor Anita Bane officiating. Burial of casket will follow at…
June 7, 1947 - February 5, 2019

Paul D. McCarville

Rockwell City, IA

Paul Dean McCarville of Rockwell City passed away Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at his home.  Paul was born June 7, 1947, to Edward (Bud) McCarville and Arlene Baker McCarville. He attended St. Francis Catholic School and Rockwell City High School. He entered the United States Navy following High…
May 13, 1922 - June 24, 2019

Norma M. Willoughby

Rockwell City, IA

Rockwell City – Norma M. Willoughby 97, passed away Monday, June 24, 2019 at her home at Sunnyview Independent Living.  Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m. Monday, July 1, 2019 at the United Methodist Church, Rockwell City, with Pastor Anita Bane officiating.  Burial will be at…
June 15, 1929 - June 13, 2019

Bernard Monson

Gowrie, IA

Gowrie- Bernard W. Monson, 89, passed away peacefully at Pearl Valley Rehab and Nursing, Gowrie on Thursday, June 13, 2019 just 2days before his 90th birthday. Funeral services will be 10:30 Monday, June 17, 2019 at United Methodist Church, Gowrie with Pastor Jim Davis officiating. Burial will be…
June 15, 1924 - June 11, 2019

Virginia Moeller

Somers, IA

Somers – Virginia Moeller 94, passed away Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at Friendship Haven, Fort Dodge.  Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m. Friday, June 21, 2019 at the Palmer & Swank Funeral Home, Rockwell City, with Pastor Jim Davis officiating. Burial will be at Cedar Township…
December 29, 1961 - June 9, 2019

Jill M. Austin

Rockwell City, IA

Rockwell City – Jill M. Austin 57, passed away Sunday, June 9, 2019 at her home following a lengthy illness.  Funeral Services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 13, 2019 at St. Francis Catholic Church, Rockwell City, with Fr. Lynn Bruch officiating at the Mass of Christian Burial. …
May 10, 1943 - June 4, 2019

Dave E Hoover

Gowrie , IA

Gowrie- Dave E. Hoover, 76, passed away Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines.   Funeral services will be 10:30 am Monday, June 10, 2019 at Zion Lutheran Church, Gowrie with Pastor Jim Davis officiating. Burial will be in Lost Grove Township Cemetery,…
June 3, 1920 - May 21, 2019

Iona M. Lusmann

Farnhamville, IA

  Farnhamville – Iona M. Lusmann 98, passed away Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at Shady Oaks Care Center, Lake City.  Funeral Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 25, 2019 at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Farnhamville, with Pastor Jerry Raether officiating.  Burial will be at…
November 23, 1954 - May 18, 2019

Kenneth L. Widen

Harcourt , IA

Harcourt – Kenneth L. Widen 64, passed away Saturday, May 18, 2019 at Trinity Regional Medical Center, Fort Dodge.  Memorial Services will be 2:00 p.m. Thursday, May 30, 2019 at the United Methodist Church, Dayton, with Pastor Kay Christie officiating.  Burial will be at a later…
May 11, 1926 - May 17, 2019

I. Elaine Fish

Racine, WI

RACINE, WI – I. Elaine Fish, 93, passed away to eternal life on Friday, May 17, 2019.  Memorial Graveside Service will be 1:30 p.m. Sunday, June 30, 2019 at Garfield Township Cemetery, near Lytton.  Palmer & Swank Funeral Home, Rockwell City is serving the family. …
February 20, 1939 - May 9, 2019

Larry M. Koos

Twin Lakes, IA

Twin Lakes – Larry M. Koos 80, passed away Thursday, May 9, 2019 at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home, Fort Dodge.  Funeral Services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, May 13, 2019 at Evangelical Covenant Church, near Pomeroy, with Pastor Marv Norlien and Pastor Linda Norlien officiating. …
January 24, 1929 - May 6, 2019

LaVonne M. Palmquist

Harcourt, IA

Harcourt - LaVonne Mildred Palmquist, 90, passed away peacefully on May 6th at Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital in St. Louis Park, MN. She was a resident of Colonial Acres Health Care Center in Golden Valley, MN.      A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will…
January 2, 1924 - May 3, 2019

David V Bybee

Farnhamville, IA

     Farnhamville- David Verge Bybee, 95, passed away Friday, May 3, 2019 at Shady Oaks Care Center in Lake City.    Funeral services will be 11:00 am Saturday, May 11, 2019, at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Farnhamville, with Pastor Jerry Raether officiating. Burial…
March 5, 1929 - April 4, 2019

Darlene Rummel

Clive, IA

Fort Dodge – Darlene Rummel 90, passed away Thursday, April 4, 2019 at Woodland Creek Retirement Community in Clive.  Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m. Monday, April 8, 2019 at the Palmer & Swank Funeral Home, Rockwell City, with Pastor James Hoover Mossman officiating. …
December 10, 1957 - April 3, 2019

Sandra K. Blome

Chandler, AZ

Sandy Blome, age 61, died on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at her home in Chandler, AZ.   Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 10:30 AM at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Farnhamville, IA with Pastor Jerry Raether officiating.  Burial will be in the Paton Township…
July 12, 1927 - March 31, 2019

Erwin B. Andrew

Farnhamville, IA

Graveside Services for Edwin B. Andrew 91, of Woodstock, GA, formerly of Farnhamville, will be 2:00 p.m. Thursday, April 11, 2019 at Reading Township Cemetery, Farnhamville, with Pastor Jim Davis officiating.  Military Graveside Rites will be conducted by the American Legion Post #510 of…
June 2, 1920 - March 30, 2019

Doris D. Stoolman

Rockwell City , IA

Rockwell City – Doris D. Stoolman 98, passed away Saturday, March 30, 2019 at Shady Oaks Care Center, Lake City.  Funeral Services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 5, 2019 at the Palmer & Swank Funeral Home, Rockwell City, with Rev. B.J. Ukena officiating.  Burial of casket will…
September 7, 1946 - March 27, 2019

Philip W. Rossmanith

Gowrie, IA

Gowrie – Philip W. Rossmanith 72, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at Park Pointe Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center in Morris, Illinois, after several years of failing health.  Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, April 1, 2019, at Holy…
April 3, 1923 - March 16, 2019

Earlene L. Wilson

Farnhamville, IA

Farnhamville – Earlene L. Wilson 95, passed away Saturday, March 16, 2019 at Stewart Memorial Hospital. Lake City.  A Celebration of Life Service will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, March 18, 2019 at the United Methodist Church, Gowrie, with Rev. Dr. James H. Chesnutt officiating. …
September 1, 1960 - March 8, 2019

Randy J. Torborg

Ida Grove, IA

Ida Grove – Randy J. Torborg 58, formerly of Rockwell City, passed away unexpectedly Friday, March 8, 2019 at home in Ida Grove.  A Celebration of Life Service will be 1:00 p.m. Saturday, April 27, 2019 at St. Francis Catholic Church, Rockwell City, with Fr. Lynn Bruch officiating at…
September 2, 1952 - March 5, 2019

Linda "Linn" Miller

Rinard, IA

Rinard – Linda “Linn” A. Miller 66, passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2019 unexpectedly at Trinity Regional Medical Center, Fort Dodge.  Her wishes were to be cremated.  Graveside Services will be 12:30 p.m. Sunday, May 26, 2019 at Cedar Township Cemetery, near Rinard,…
December 11, 1934 - March 4, 2019

Ruth Schoonover

Fort Dodge, IA

Fort Dodge – Ruth D. Schoonover 84, passed away Monday, March 4, 2019 at the Sunny Knoll Care Centre, Rockwell City.  Funeral Services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 8, 2019 at Our Saviours Lutheran Church, Callender, with Pastor Greg Stano and Pastor Deb Stano officiating. Graveside…
February 22, 1920 - February 23, 2019

Juanita M. Lorentzen

Gowrie, IA

  GOWRIE – Juanita M. Lorentzen, 99, passed away on Saturday, February 23, 2019, at Pearl Valley Rehab and Nursing in Gowrie.  Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. Friday, March 1, 2019 at the United Methodist Church, Gowrie with Pastor Susan Rohden officiating. …
January 2, 1924 - February 19, 2019

Lois I. Buttolph

Rockwell City, IA

Rockwell City – Lois I. Buttolph 95, passed away Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at Accura Healthcare of Pomeroy.  Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, Feb. 25, 2019 at St. Paul’s Lutheran & Presbyterian Church, Rockwell City, with Pastor James Hoover Mossman…
April 7, 1936 - February 6, 2019

Karene S. Kraft

Rockwell City, IA

Rockwell City – Karene S. Kraft 82, passed away Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at the Sunny Knoll Care Centre, Rockwell City.  Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m.  Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019 at the Church of Christ, Rockwell City, with Rev. Jeff Kraft officiating.  Burial of casket…
January 9, 1948 - January 18, 2019

Enrique Villarreal

Rockwell City, IA

Enrique Villarreal Jr. 71, of Rockwell City, Iowa, formerly of Falfurrias, Texas, entered into rest on Friday, January 18, 2019 at his home following a lengthy illness. Enrique’s wishes were to be cremated and Services will be in Texas at a later date.     …
February 21, 1948 - January 16, 2019

Mark S. Talbott

Rockwell City, IA

Rockwell City – Mark S. Talbott 70, passed away Wednesday, January 16, 2019 unexpectantly in Rockwell City.  Funeral Services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, January 21, 2019 at Emanuel – St. John Lutheran Church, Lytton, with Pastor Ben Worley officiating.  Burial will be at St.…
July 17, 1918 - January 14, 2019

Ella B. Webb

Rockwell City, IA

Rockwell City – Ella B. Webb 100, passed away Monday, January 14, 2019 at Shady Oaks Care Center, Lake City.  Funeral Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, January 19, 2019 at the Church of Christ, Rockwell City, with Pastor Kenneth Greeley officiating.  Burial will be at Rosehill…
October 6, 1941 - January 4, 2019

Raymond DeBruin

Gowrie, IA

Gowrie – Raymond DeBruin 77, passed away Friday, January 4, 2019 at Pearl Valley Rehab and Nursing, Gowrie.  His wishes were to have no services.       Raymond is survived by his wife Sharon; sons, Michael DeBruin of Fort Dodge, Scott DeBruin of Gowrie,…
October 14, 1923 - January 3, 2019

Doris M. Hildreth

Rockwell City, IA

Rockwell City – Doris M. Hildreth 95, passed away Thursday, January 3, 2019 at the Sunny Knoll Care Centre, Rockwell City.  Funeral Services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, January 7, 2019 at the United Methodist Church, Rockwell City, with Pastor Anita Bane officiating.  Burial will be…
April 21, 1961 - January 1, 2019

Craig Hanson

Callender, IA

   Craig Hanson, 57, of Callender passed away Tuesday, January 1, 2019.    Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, January 4, 2019 at Fulton Lutheran Church, Roelyn, with Pastor Jim Davis officiating. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery. A visitation will be Thursday,…
June 10, 1938 - December 23, 2018

Darold L. Traster

Gowrie, IA

Gowrie – Darold L. Traster 80, passed away Sunday, December 23, 2018 at Pearl Valley Rehab & Nursing in Gowrie.  Funeral Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, December 29, 2018 at the United Methodist Church, Gowrie, with Pastor Susan Rohden officiating. Burial will be at Gowrie…
August 6, 1927 - December 21, 2018

Rodney W. Peterson

Dayton, IA

Dayton – Rodney W. Peterson 91, passed away Friday, December 21, 2018 at Trinity Regional Medical Center, Fort Dodge.  A Celebration of Life Service will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, January 5, 2019 at McGuire Bend Church, near Dayton, with Pastor Allan Redenius officiating.  Burial will…
April 3, 1936 - December 19, 2018

Marcella L. Boland

Gowrie, IA

Gowrie - Marcella L. Boland 82, passed away Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at Pearl Valley Rehab & Nursing in Gowrie.  No services are
April 19, 1934 - December 17, 2018

Lois C. Dawson

Twin Lakes, IA

Twin Lakes – Lois C. Dawson 84, passed away Monday, December 17, 2018 at Friendship Haven, Fort Dodge.  Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, Dec. 21, 2018 at the United Methodist Church, Rockwell City, with Pastor Anita Bane officiating.  Burial will be at Rosehill Cemetery,…
January 27, 1954 - December 8, 2018

Steve H. Strickland

Rockwell City, IA

Rockwell City – Steven H. Strickland, 64, of Rockwell City, passed away on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at his home. Survivors include his loving daughter, Heather Miller of Fort Dodge and his grandsons, Anthony Miller and Austin Lee; siblings, Joni (John) Hepp, Randy Strickland, both of…
April 17, 1932 - December 7, 2018

Johnny F. Block

Rockwell City, IA

Rockwell City- John F. Block, 86, passed away Friday, December 7, 2018 at Accura Healthcare of Pomeroy. Funeral services will be 10:30 am Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at St. Paul’s Lutheran & Presbyterian Church, Rockwell City with Pastor James Hoover Mossman officiating. Burial will be in…
July 15, 1933 - December 6, 2018

Marilyn Jo Carlson

Ames, IA

Gowrie  Marilyn Jo (Mann) Carlson was born July 15, 1933 and passed from this life to the next on Thursday morning, December 6, 2018 at the Israel Family Hospice House, Ames following a lengthy illness.   A Celebration of Life Service will be 1:00 p.m. Friday, December 14, 2018 at the…
January 26, 1925 - December 2, 2018

Elsworth Bigelow

Rockwell City, IA

Rockwell City- Elsworth L. Bigelow, 93, passed away Sunday, December 2, 2018 at the Marian Home in Fort Dodge. Funeral services will be 10:30 am Friday, December 7, 2018 at St. Paul’s Lutheran and Presbyterian Church in Rockwell City with Pastor James Hoover Mossman officiating. Burial…
January 16, 1935 - November 19, 2018

Zuella G. Swartzendruber

Manson, IA

Manson – Zuella G. Swartzendruber 83, passed away Monday, November 19, 2018 at Prairie Hills Des Moines Retirement Community.  Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 24, 2018 at Augustana Lutheran Church, Manson, with Pastor James Hoover Mossman officiating.  Burial…
January 28, 1914 - November 5, 2018

Caroline "Carrie" Owen

Boone, IA

  Rockwell City – Caroline “Carrie” Owen 104, passed away Monday, November 5, 2018 at Westhaven Nursing Home in Boone, Iowa.  Funeral Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, November 10, 2018 at St. Francis Catholic Church, Rockwell City, with Father Lawrence McCarty…
September 5, 1946 - November 3, 2018

Michael L. Welter

Lehigh, IA

    Lehigh - Michael L. Welter, 72, formerly of Gowrie passed away November 3, 2018 at his home.    A private family graveside service will be at Gowrie Township Cemetery with Pastor Jim Davis officiating. Palmer Funeral Home, Gowrie is serving the family. …
August 25, 1930 - November 2, 2018

Delmer W. Zinnel

Rockwell City, IA

Rockwell City – Delmer W. Zinnel 88, passed away Friday, November 2, 2018 at Shady Oaks Care Center, Lake City.  Funeral Services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018 at St. Paul’s Lutheran & Presbyterian Church, Rockwell City, with Pastor James Hoover Mossman…
May 22, 1924 - October 31, 2018

Fawn E. Borer

Gowrie, IA

Gowrie – Fawn E. Borer 94, passed away Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at Pearl Valley Rehab & Nursing in Gowrie.  Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, November 3, 2018 at the Palmer Funeral Home, Gowrie, with Pastor Susan Rohden officiating.  Visitation will be 1:00 p.m.…
November 10, 1935 - October 16, 2018

Shirley Joanne Engstrom

Fort Dodge, IA

   Harcourt- Shirley J. Engstrom, 82, passed away Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at Friendship Haven, Fort Dodge.     Funeral services will be 2:00 pm Sunday, October 21, 2018 at Faith Lutheran Church in Harcourt with Pastor Rod Meyer officiating. Burial will be in Lost…
July 24, 1933 - October 13, 2018

Velma V. Jacob

Fort Dodge, IA

Rockwell City – Velma V. Jacob 85, passed away Saturday, October 13, 2018 at Trinity Regional Medical Center, Fort Dodge.  Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, October 18, 2018 at the United Methodist Church, Rockwell City, with Pastor Anita Bane officiating.  Burial will…
October 31, 1926 - October 7, 2018

Florence F. Jaeschke

Callender, IA

Callender – Florence F. Jaeschke 91, passed away Sunday, October 7, 2018 at her home.  Private Family Graveside Services will be at Graceland Cemetery, Fort Dodge.  Palmer Funeral Home, Gowrie is in charge of arrangements.      Florence is survived by her…
June 21, 1948 - October 4, 2018

Rudy C. Hockemeier

Ogden, IA

Ogden – Rudy C. Hockemeier 70, passed away Thursday, October 4, 2018 at Accura HealthCare of Ogden.  Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018 at Zion Lutheran Church, Ogden, with Pastor Steve Ude officiating.  Visitation will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13…
December 7, 1942 - October 1, 2018

Paul A. Nesler

Sergeant Bluff, IA

Rockwell City – Paul A. Nesler 75, of Sergeant Bluff, formerly of Rockwell City, passed away Monday, October 1, 2018 at Floyd Place in Sergeant Bluff.  Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, at the Palmer & Swank Funeral Home, Rockwell City, with Pastor Jim Davis…
April 5, 1954 - October 1, 2018

Kathy K. Lizer

Gowrie , IA

Gowrie- Kathy K. Lizer, 64 passed away Monday, October 1, 2018 at her home. Funeral services will be 10:30 am Friday, October 5, 2018 at United Methodist Church, Gowrie with Pastor Susan Rohden and Pastor Jim Davis officiating. Burial will be in Gowrie Township Cemetery. A visitation will be 4:30…
January 6, 1933 - October 1, 2018

Marvin P. Coon

   Farnhamville- Marvin P. Coon, 85, passed away Monday, October 1, 2018 at Stewart Memorial Community Hospital, Lake City.    Funeral services will be 10:30 am Saturday, October 6, 2018 at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Farnhamville with Pastor J. K. Raether officiating.…
August 23, 1936 - September 23, 2018

Shirley J. Roby

Rockwell City, IA

Rockwell City – Shirley J. Roby 82, passed away Sunday, September 23, 2018 unexpectantly at her home.  Graveside Services will be 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 26, at the Roby Family Cemetery, south of Rockwell City, with Pastor James Hoover Mossman officiating.  Palmer & Swank…
November 17, 1928 - September 18, 2018

Billee Irene Ramthun

Rockwell City, IA

Rockwell City – Billee I. Ramthun 89, of Fort Dodge, formerly of Rockwell City, passed away Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home, Fort Dodge.  Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, Sept. 21, 2018 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, east of Rockwell City, with…
August 17, 1934 - September 15, 2018

Lathelle C. Strandberg

Rockwell City, IA

Rockwell City – Lathelle “Luddie” C. Strandberg 84, passed away Saturday, September 15, 2018 at Accura HealthCare of Pomeroy.  Her wishes were to have no local services.  Her children are having a private scattering of her ashes in California. Burial of a portion of…
September 23, 1961 - September 2, 2018

Gary D. Thompson

Pomeroy, IA

Pomeroy – Gary D. Thompson 56, passed away Sunday, September 2, 2018 at Accura HealthCare of Pomeroy following a lengthy illness with Parkinson’s disease.  Memorial Services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018 at St. Francis Catholic Church, Rockwell City, with Fr. Lynn…
September 9, 1927 - September 2, 2018

Dorothy V. Carlon

Gowrie, IA

Dorothy V. Carlon, 90, passed away Sunday, September 2, 2018 at Pearl Valley Rehab & Nursing at Gowrie, Iowa.  Funeral services will be 10:30 am, Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at Zion Lutheran Church, Gowrie, with Rev. James Hoover Mossman officiating.  Burial will be at Gowrie…
March 8, 1931 - August 23, 2018

Blanche Lewis

 Rockwell City - Blanche Lewis, 87, passed away on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at Stewart Memorial Community Hospital in Lake City.    A Celebration of Life will be held on Wednesday, August 29th at 10:30 AM at Opportunity Living at 1890 E. Main Street in Lake City.
December 12, 1950 - August 22, 2018

Dennis Davis

 Harcourt- Dennis W. Davis, 67, passed away Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at Mercy Medical Center, Des Moines.    A Celebration of Life will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, August 27, 2018 at United Methodist Church, Dayton with Pastor Jim Davis officiating. Burial will be at a later date.…
July 31, 1940 - August 19, 2018

Gene Edward Dischler

Manson, IA

Manson- Gene E. Dischler, 78 passed away Sunday, August 19, 2018 at his home.    Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, August 23, 2018 at St. Paul’s Lutheran & Presbyterian Church, Rockwell City with Pastor James Mossman officiating. Burial will be at Rosehill…
May 6, 1955 - August 13, 2018

Marlin D. Bigelow

Rockwell City, IA

Rockwell City – Marlin D. Bigelow 63, passed away Monday, August 13, 2018 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center, Des Moines, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.    Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, August 25, 2018 at St. Paul Lutheran and Prebyterian…
August 30, 1932 - August 2, 2018

Doris M. Moeller

Somers, IA

Somers – Doris M. Moeller 85, passed away Thursday, August 2, 2018 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines.  Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Monday, August 6, 2018 at the Somers United Methodist Church in Somers, with Rev. Dave Kruse officiating.  Burial will be at Cedar Township…
February 22, 1954 - July 31, 2018

William B. Courter

Pomeroy, IA

Pomeroy – William “Bill” B. Courter 64, passed away Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home in Fort Dodge.  Funeral Services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, August 6, 2018 at the Jolley Community United Methodist Church, Jolley, with Pastor Dawn Freese…
November 26, 1939 - July 26, 2018

James M. Eslick

Gowrie, IA

Gowrie- James M. Eslick, 78. passed away Thursday, July 26, 2018 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Memorial services will be 10:30 am Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at Palmer Funeral Home, Gowrie with Pastor Jim Davis officiating. Burial will be in Gowrie Township Cemetery. Friends may…
March 19, 1931 - July 24, 2018

Marilyn M. Peterson

Callender, IA

Callender- Marilyn M. Peterson, 87, passed away Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home in Fort Dodge.  Funeral services will be 10:30 am Monday, July 30, 2018 at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, Callender with Pastor…
January 21, 1934 - July 21, 2018

Morley J. Alpers

Pomeroy, IA

Rockwell City – Morley J. Alpers 84, passed away Saturday, July 21, 2018 at the Accura Healthcare of Pomeroy.  Memorial Services will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, July 30, 2018 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, East of Rockwell City, with Pastor Chadric Dietrich officiating.  Visitation…
February 11, 1927 - July 13, 2018

Ora V. Mullins

Carlisle, IA

Carlisle – Ora V. Mullins 91, formerly of Paton, passed away Friday, July 13, 2018 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center, Des Moines.  Funeral Services will be 10:00 a.m. Monday, July 16, 2018 at Palmer Funeral Home, Gowrie, with Pastor Susan Rohden officiating.  Burial of casket…
January 31, 1935 - July 9, 2018

Harold Mervin Berg

Rockwell City, IA

Rockwell City – H. Mervin Berg 83, of Rockwell City and Twin Lakes, passed away Monday, July 9, 2018 at Stewart Memorial Hospital, Lake City.  Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 13, 2018 at St. Paul’s Lutheran & Presbyterian Church, Rockwell City, with Pastor B.J.…
June 12, 1944 - July 6, 2018

Raymond "Breezy" Wilson

Farnhamville, IA

Farnhamville – Raymond E. Wilson “Breezy”, 74, passed away Friday, July 6, 2018 at Trinity Regional Medical Center, Fort Dodge.    Funeral services will be 10:30 am Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at First United Church, Farnhamville with Rev. Dr. James Chestnutt officiating.…
June 9, 1922 - July 4, 2018

Phyllis M. Jorgensen

Callender – Phyllis M. Jorgensen 96, formerly of Callender, passed away Wednesday, July 4, 2018 at Delmar Gardens of O’ Fallon in O’Fallon, Missouri.  Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, July 9, 2018 at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, Callender, with Pastor…
January 27, 1933 - June 17, 2018

Ervin Buske

Gowrie, IA

Gowrie- Ervin Buske, 85 passed away Sunday, June 17, 2018 at Pearl Valley Rehab and Nursing, Gowrie. Funeral services will be 11:00 am Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at Zion Lutheran Church, Gowrie with Pastor Jim Davis officiating. Burial will be in St. Johns Lutheran Cemetery, Lizard Township, Palmer,…
August 6, 1958 - June 14, 2018

Paul Fiala

Ames, IA

AMES, IA - Paul Jeffrey Fiala passed away at his home on June 14, 2018 at the age of 59, after a courageous battle with cancer. Funeral services will be 10:00 am Monday, June 18, 2018 at Zion Lutheran Church, Gowrie with Pastor Jim Davis and Pastor Christian Johnson officiating. Burial will be in…
May 2, 1928 - June 9, 2018

Merlyn L. Jensen

Gowrie, IA

Gowrie – Merlyn L. Jensen 90, passed away Saturday, June 9, 2018 at Pearl Valley Rehab & Nursing in Gowrie. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 13, at Zion Lutheran Church, Gowrie, with Pastor Jim Davis officiating. Burial will be at Reading Township Cemetery, near…
January 27, 1936 - June 7, 2018

Neal V. Fish

Gowrie, IA

Gowrie – Neal V. Fish 82, passed away Thursday, June 7, 2018 at Pearl Valley Rehab & Nursing in Gowrie. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, June 16, 2018 at the United Methodist Church, Gowrie, with Pastor Susan Rohden officiating. Burial will be at Gowrie Township Cemetery with…
May 22, 1926 - June 6, 2018

Eldred "Sally" McCubbin

Twin Lakes, IA

Twin Lakes – Eldred "Sally" McCubbin 92, passed away Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at the Eufaula Manor in Eufaula, Oklahoma. Graveside services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 22, 2018 at the Cedar Township Cemetery, Rinard, with Pastor Jim Davis officiating. Palmer & Swank Funeral Home,…
February 14, 1939 - April 9, 2018

Ira Dean Spencer

Ira Dean (Butch) Spencer, son of Gaylord Spencer and Ione Spencer-Lindeman, was born February 14, 1939 and passed away April 9, 2018 in Rockwell City Iowa at 79 years of age.      Memorial Graveside Services will be 12:30 p.m. Saturday, September 29, 2018 at Rosehill…
October 4, 1915 - March 8, 2018

Opal E. Telleen

Boulder, CO

Opal E. Telleen, 102, of Boulder, Colorado and formerly of Gowrie and Jefferson passed away March 8, 2018 at Frasier Meadows in Boulder.   Memorial services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, July 28, 2018 at United Methodist Church, Gowrie with Pastor Susan Rohden officiating. A luncheon will be…


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