Obituaries

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…
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…
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,…
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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