Obituaries

AVON MAVIS LEWIS

WEBSTER CITY — Services will be held Friday January 20, 2017 @ 1:30 PM at Oakland Cemetery, in Fort Madison. Boman Funeral Home. www.bomanfh.com

DUANE “WAYNE” M. ENGELS

DUANE “WAYNE” M. ENGELS

VINCENT — Duane “Wayne” M. Engels, 95, of Vin­cent passed away Wed­nes­day, Jan­uary 18, 2017 at the Bick­ford Cott­ages. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 21, 2017 at Sac­red Heart Church, Eagle Grove with Rev. Jerry Blake officiating the Mass of ...

HAROLD JAMES “JAKE” BEMRICK

HAROLD JAMES “JAKE” BEMRICK

FORT WORTH, Texas — Har­old James (Jake) Bem­rick, 95, passed away Tues­day, Jan­uary 17, 2017. Funeral: 4pm Sat­ur­day, Jan­uary 21, 2017. Shan­non Rose Hill Funeral Chapel and Cemetery. Jake was born in Clare, Iowa on September 15, 1921, the first of five children born to ...

MARIJANE FIDELER HELSELL LARSEN

September 25, 1917 - January 9, 2017 Marijane was born in Waterloo, Iowa and grew up in Fort Dodge. She attended Sacred Heart schools, graduating in 1935. In high school she was a champion debater and received a scholarship to Clark College in Dubuque. After attending Fort Dodge-Tobin ...

JACK CERNEY

Jack Cerney, 86, of Fort Dodge, died January 19, 2017 at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home. Services are pending at Gunderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services.

Joan-Hill

JOAN C. HILL

Joan C. Hill, formerly of Fort Dodge, passed away Monday, January 16, 2017 at Crestview Nursing Home in Webster City. She was just 2 weeks shy of her 89th birthday. A visitation will be held Sunday, January 22, 2017 from 2:00 pm until 4:00 pm at Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home. A ...

Avis-Gregerson

AVIS ELAINE GREGERSON

KNIERIM — Avis Elaine Gregerson, 74, of Knierim, IA, passed away at 6:00 AM, Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home, Fort Dodge, IA. She was born December 7, 1942 in the family farm house outside of Havelock, IA on Hwy 4, to Roger and Bernice Hudson. She married ...

DUANE M. ENGELS

VINCENT — Duane M. Engels, 95, of Vincent passed away Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at the Bickford Cottages. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 21, 2017 at Sacred Heart Church, Eagle Grove with Rev. Jerry Blake officiating the Mass of Christian Burial. Burial will be ...

DICK LILJEGREN

STRATFORD — Dick Liljegren, 89, of Stratford, passed away on Thursday, January 12, 2017, at Westhaven Community of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. At Dick’s request, services will be private. Memorials may be directed to Mary Greeley Medical Hospice. Carson-Stapp Funeral Home in ...

NEIL BOULWARE

Neil Boulware, 56, of Fort Dodge, died Jan. 14, 2017 due to cancer. Visitation for family and friends will be held from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20 at Gunderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services.

AVON MAVIS LEWIS

WEBSTER CITY — Services will be held Friday January 20, 2017 @ 1:30 PM at Oakland Cemetery, in Fort Madison. Boman Funeral Home. www.bomanfh.com

WILLIAM B. “BILL” MILLER

WILLIAM B. “BILL” MILLER

FARNHAMVILLE — William B. (Bill) Mill­er, 80, peacefully passed away Sat­ur­day, Jan­uary 14, 2017 at Mary Gree­l­ey Medical Center in Ames from complications of ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease). Funeral services will be at 1:00 pm Saturday, January 21, 2017 at Palmer Funeral Home in ...

BEULAH “BEA” (PINNEKE) COLWELL

BEULAH “BEA” (PINNEKE) COLWELL

ALGONA — A funeral service for Beulah “Bea” (Pinneke) Colwell, 90, of Algona formerly of Fort Dodge, will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, at First Presbyterian Church, Algona. Her family will greet friends from 10:00 AM until time of service at the church on Thurs­day. Oakcrest ...

TERRY LEE WESSELS

PALMER — Terry Lee Wessels of Palmer, Iowa, passed away at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home in Fort Dodge on Jan. 15, 2017, from pancreatic cancer. Terry loved many things: his wife Terri, his sons Brandon and Bryce, his family, his hometown of Palmer, his friends, and his Wessels Oil ...

ROBERT A. CARVER

ROBERT A. CARVER

TWIN LAKES — Robert A. Carver 75, a resident of Friendship Haven, passed away Sunday, January 15, 2017 at Trinity Regional Medical Center. Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, Jan. 20, at First Covenant Church, Fort Dodge, with Pastor Allan Redenius, and Pastor Daniel Fullerton ...

JOAN C. HILL

Joan C. Hill, just 2 weeks shy of her 89th birthday, of Webster City, formerly of Fort Dodge passed away Monday, January 16, 2017 at Crestview Nursing Home. Services are pending. Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home is serving the family.

TERRY ELLIS

TERRY ELLIS

Terry Ellis, 62, of Fort Dodge, passed away on Monday, January 16, 2017 at the Paula J. Baber Hos­pice Home in Fort Dodge. A Celebra­tion of Ter­ry’s Life will be on Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 2:00 PM at the Gunderson Funeral Chapel. A time of gathering for family and friends will ...

ADRIAN A. VERBRUGGE

HUMBOLDT — Adrian A. Verbrugge, 85, of Humboldt, passed away January 14, 2017 at the Humboldt Care Center North. Private family graveside services will be held in Union Cemetery, Humboldt. The Mason-Lindhart Funeral Home of Humboldt is assisting the family. Adrian Albert Verbrugge, the ...

MICHAEL T.  KELLY

MICHAEL T. KELLY

Michael T. Kelly, 70, of Fort Dodge, passed away on Sat­urday, Jan­uary 14, 2017, at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home. Funeral services will be held on Friday, January 20th, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. in the Chapel of the Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home with Deacon Dan Carney, officiating. Burial ...

ROBERT A. CARVER

TWIN LAKES — Robert A. Carver 75, a resident Friendship Haven, Fort Dodge, passed away Sunday, January 15, 2017 at Trinity Regional Medical Center. Funeral services are pending at the Palmer & Swank Funeral Home, Rockwell City.