Obituaries

JANICE BELL

SPENCER — Janice M. Bell, age 53, of Spencer, formerly of Laurens, passed away on Tuesday, April 24, 2018, at her home in Spencer, Iowa. The funeral services will be 10:30 AM, Saturday, April 28, 2018, at the Powers Funeral Home in Laurens, Iowa with Pastor John Syvertson ...

BUTCH OBMAN

WALL LAKE — Service is 11 a.m. Friday at Peace Lutheran Church, Wall Lake. Visitation is Thursday from 4-8 p.m. at Peace Lutheran Church. Farber & Otteman Funeral Home, Wall Lake, is in charge of arrangements.

GILBERT WILLIAMSON

DOWS, IOWA — Visitation is Saturday, April 28, 2018 from 2 – 4 PM at Ewing Funeral Home in Dows. www.ewingfh.com

HELEN MAGNUSSON

Helen G. Magnusson, 97 passed away April 14, 2018 at Ledge­wood Man­or in Wind­ham, ME. She was born in Hayfield, MN on February 17, 1921 to Albin and Hannah (Telleen) Norine. Her family moved to Gowrie, IA where Helen attended Gowrie schools and was very active in 4-H. She graduated ...

HELEN CASKEY

LAURENS — Helen M. Caskey, age 89, of Laurens, passed away on Sunday, April 22, 2018, at the Laurens Care Center in Laurens, Iowa. Memorial Service is 11 AM, Saturday, May 5 at Bethany Lutheran Church in Laurens with Pastor Scott Baker and Pastor Barb Weier officiating. Visitation is 10 - ...

DEAN REICHTER

Dean M. Reichter died Sunday, April 22, 2018. Funeral Service is 11 a.m. Friday at Faith United Methodist Church, Humboldt. Visitation is Thursday from 4-7 p.m. at Foust Funeral Home, Goldfield. www.foustfh.com

JAMES E. MARIGA

BELMOND — Graveside services will be held on Friday, April 27 at 1 PM at St. Francis Catholic Cemetery in Belmond. A reception will follow at the Leinbach Center, Belmond. www.ewingfh.com

BRUCE PINGEL

Bruce Pingel, 82, of Fort Dodge, passed away Saturday, April 21, 2018 at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home in Fort Dodge. Services will be 10:30 AM Thursday, April 26, 2018 at the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Fort Dodge with the Rev. Allen Henderson officiating. Burial will be held in North Lawn ...

JOHN WESTPHAL

HUMBOLDT — John Westphal, 82, of Humboldt passed away Monday, April 23, 2018 at the Humboldt Hospital. John left this earth with a strong faith in Christ. Visitation is from 5-7 p.m. Thursday at the Mason-Lindhart Funeral Home in Humboldt. Burial will be at 10 a.m. Friday in Union ...

JEAN TIGGES

ADEL — Jean Tigges, 52, of Adel passed away on April 21, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 26, 2018 at St. John’s Catholic Church in Adel. Burial will be at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday at St. Josephs Cemetery in Dedham. A visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. ...

CLARK L. JONES

Clark L. Jones, 57, formerly of Fort Dodge passed away April 22, 2018, after a long battle with cancer. He is survived by daughter Ashley, grandson Bryson, stepsons Corey and Justin, mother Roberta Ross, sisters Marcia (Gary) Dutcher, Sharon (Pat) Moore, brothers John (Diane) and Bill Grall, ...

ORLAN EHLERS

LAURENS — Orlan K. Ehlers, age 57, of Laurens, passed away on Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at the Pocahontas Community Hospital in Pocahontas, Iowa. Memorial Service is 2 PM, Saturday, April 28, 2018, at the Zion Lutheran Church near Storm Lake with Pastor Lucas Booher officiating. Burial is at ...

MIKE OSTLUND

IOWA CITY — Service is 4 p.m., Wednesday, April 25 at Lensing Funeral & Cremation Service, Iowa City. Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. at the funeral home prior to the service. lensingfuneral.com

RHONDA KAY PETERSON

Rhonda Kay (Lentsch) Peterson 56, wife of Curt Peterson of Otho, died Saturday, April 21, 2018 at the Paula Baber Hospice Home in Fort Dodge, Iowa. Visitation will be Wednesday, April 25, 2018 from 4 to 7 pm at the Historic Bruce Funeral Home. A Celebration of Life will be held on a later ...

BERNARD SCHURR

GILMORE CITY — A memorial service for Bernard “Ben” Schurr, 82, of Gilmore City will be held 2:00 pm Wednesday at First Lutheran Church in Gilmore City. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Bernard Gene Schurr was born February 8, 1936 in Benton County, Minnesota to John ...

DOROTHY A. STEARNS

Visitation at First Congregational UCC Church, Webster City on Wednesday from 5-7 pm. Memorial Service at the church 11 a.m. Thursday. Boman Funeral Home (www.bomanfh.com)

DANIELLE MCMULLEN

Danielle McMullen, daughter of Benjamin and Aman­da Mc­Mullen of Fort Dodge, passed away Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at the University of Iowa Stead Child­ren’s Hospital in Iowa City due to un­known med­ical complications. A Celebration of Life will be 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 24, 2018 ...

ELSIE L. CASSENS

HUMBOLDT — Elsie L. Cassens, 81, of Humboldt, passed away April 19, 2018 at the Kossuth County Regional Medical Center in Algona. Funeral services will be 11 am Thurs­day, April 26, 2018 in the chapel of the Ma­son-Lind­hart Fun­eral Home in Humboldt. Burial is in Union Cemetery, ...

LARRY GILBERT

WEST DES MOINES — Larry Dean Gilbert, 57, passed away Thursday, April 19, 2018 while in hospice at Manor Care in West Des Moines. Services will be held Sunday, April 22 at Hamilton’s on Wes­town Park­way in West Des Moines at 2:00 p.m. with visitation one hour prior. Family will also ...

VIVIAN A. PAUL

DAYTON — Vivian A. Paul, 91, formerly of Lehigh, Iowa, passed away on Friday, April 20, 2018, at Grandview Health Care Center in Dayton. A private family funeral service will be held at Carson – Stapp Funeral Home in Dayton. Pastor Craig Vote will officiate. Burial will be at West Lawn ...