Obituaries

DUANE JACKSON

PALMER — Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Mon. at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Palmer. Visitation from 5-7 Sun at Larson-Weishaar Funeral Home in Manson. www.larsonweishaar.com

JOHN ALAN WOODFORD

MALLARD — Services are pending for Mr. John Alan Woodford, 82, of Mallard. Harris Funeral Home of Mallard is in charge of arrangements. www.harrisfuneral services.com

CAROLYN GRACE DAVIS

CAROLYN GRACE DAVIS

Carolyn Grace Davis passed away July 12, 2017 surrounded by her family, following a recent stroke. Visitation will be held 2:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m on Saturday, July 15, 2017 with a Celebration of Life service immediately following at Gunderson Funeral Chapel. Private family burial will take ...

GEORGE BENNET HOGENSON

GEORGE BENNET HOGENSON

FORT WAYNE, IN/ EAGLE GROVE — Visit­ation will be held on Wednes­day, July 19 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Foust Fun­eral Home in Eagle Grove. www.foustfh.com George Bennett Hogenson, son of the late Ben and Henrietta (Jenison) Hogenson, was born at home December 9, 1924 in Belmond, ...

LILLIAN BENJAMIN

LILLIAN BENJAMIN

Lillian E. Benjamin, 93, Fort Col­lins, Colo­rado, formerly of Humboldt died Mon­day, July 10, 2017. Services will be held 2:00 p.m., Saturday, July 15, 2017, at the First Lutheran Church, Gilmore City, with burial to follow in Marble Valley Cemetery. Visitation is from 1:00-2:00 p.m. ...

JANICE M. BRINK

Janice M. Brink, 80, of Lakeside and formerly of Denison and Arion passed away Thursday, July 13, 2017 at the Fort Dodge Villa Care Center. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, July 17, 2017 at Laufersweiler- Sievers Funeral Home with Chaplin Jeremy Hatley officiating. A visitation ...

BERNICE J. (LINN) TRAUSCH

BELMOND — Service is 1 p.m. Saturday at the Belmond United Methodist Church, Belmond. Visitation is 5-7 p.m. today at Ewing Funeral Home, Belmond. www.ewingfh.com

LILLIAN BENJAMIN

LILLIAN BENJAMIN

Lillian E. Benjamin, 93, Fort Col­lins, Colo­rado, formerly of Humboldt died Mon­day, July 10, 2017. Services will be held 2:00 p.m., Saturday, July 15, 2017, at the First Lutheran Church, Gilmore City, with burial to follow in Marble Valley Cemetery. Visitation is from 1:00-2:00 p.m. ...

GARY E. LOWE

HUMBOLDT — Gary E. Lowe, 73, of Humboldt, passed away July 10, 2017 at Unity Point Trinity Regional Medical Center in Fort Dodge. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 13, 2017 at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Humboldt with the Rev. Gene Broughton officiating. Burial will be ...

FRANCES ZAUGG

WEST BEND — Funeral services for Frances Zaugg, 99, of West Bend will be 10 am Saturday at the Apostolic Christian Church, West Bend. Visitation is 3-8 pm Friday at the Apostolic Christian Fellowship Center, West Bend. Survivors include her children James (Barbara) Zaugg of Pleasant Hill, ...

DEAN BECKER

POCAHONTAS — Dean “Toad” Becker, age 67, of Pocahontas, passed away on Monday, July 10, 2017, at his home in Pocahontas, Iowa. Memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, July 13, 2017, at the Powers Funeral Home in Pocahontas, Iowa with Pastor Ed Frank officiating. Burial ...

GERALD “JERRY” GRAEBER

ROLFE — Gerald “Jerry” Graeber, age 97, of Spencer, formerly of West Bend and Rolfe, Iowa, passed away on Monday, July 10, 2017, at the St. Luke Lutheran Home in Spencer, Iowa. Graveside services will be held at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, July 22, 2017, at the Clinton-Garfield Cemetery in ...

DALE J. ALBRECHT

DALE J. ALBRECHT

Dale J. Albrecht, 72, passed away July 8, 2017 after a long and courageous battle with Alzheim­er’s. Dale was born February 16, 1945 in Clare, IA to Edward and Bernice Albrecht. Dale was raised on the family farm in Clare. He attended St. Edmond’s high school in Fort Dodge and graduated ...

MERLIN KLEEN

POCAHONTAS — Merlin H. Kleen, age 90, of Urbandale, formerly of Pocahontas, passed away on Saturday, July 1, 2017, at the University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City, Iowa. Memorial Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, July 15, 2017, at the Resurrection of Our Lord Catholic Church in ...

GARY E. LOWE

HUMBOLDT — Gary E. Lowe, 73, of Humboldt, passed away July 10, 2017 at Unity Point Trinity Regional Medical Center in Fort Dodge. Funeral services are pending at the Mason-Lindhart Funeral Home in Humboldt.

KEVIN ROSS

LYTTON — Memorial service will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Emanuel St. John’s Lutheran Church, Lytton. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Thursday at the Farber and Otteman Funeral Home, Sac City. www.farberotteman.com

BRENT CHAPMAN

CLARION — Service is 6 p.m. Wednesday at Ewing Funeral Home, Clarion. Visitation is 4-6 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. www.ewingfh.com

Irene Van Patten

IRENE M. VAN PATTEN

FARNHAMVILLE — Irene M. Van Patten 95, passed away Sunday, July 9, 2017 at the Greene County Medical Center Long Term Care in Jefferson. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at the First United Church, Farnhamville, with Rev. Dr. James H. Chesnutt officiating. ...

TED LAWSON

TAMA — Memorial service will be Thursday at 1:30 p.m., at Evangelical Lutheran Church, Eagle Grove. Visitation will be Wednesday, 6-8 p.m. at Foust Funeral Home, Goldfield. www.foustfh.com

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EDWARD W. BITTNER

Edward W. Bittner, 75, of Fort Dodge, passed away on Thursday, July 6, 2017, at Trinity Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be held on Tues­day, July 11, at 10:00 AM in the Chapel of the Laufersweiler- Sievers Funeral Home and 10:30 AM at Corpus Christi Church, with Rev. ...