Obituaries

JOHN A. HEBERT

ROCKWELL CITY — John A. Hebert 79, passed away Monday, August 19, 2019 at his home. Funeral Services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, August 23, 2019 at the Church of Christ, Rockwell City. Burial will be at Rosehill Cemetery, with Military Graveside Rites conducted by the Rockwell City Veterans ...

LETTY MARLENE ERIKSEN

DOWS — Graveside services for Letty Marlene Eriksen will be held on Saturday, August 24, 2019 at 2:00 PM at Fairview Cemetery in Dows. Pastor Mark Peterson will officiate.

JILL HANSEN BURR

HUMBOLDT — Jill Hansen Burr, 72, of Humboldt passed away on August 13, 2019, in Fort Dodge. She was born to Ron and Peg Hansen on October 22, 1946, in Rice Lake, Wisconsin. Jill is survived by her four children; Rachel (Nicolas Coulet) Burr, Stephen Burr, Amy Burr, and Maria Burr-DeHaven; ...

MARY MORTENSEN

WATERLOO — Mary Mortensen, 92, of Waterloo, died Monday, August 19, at the Martin Health Center, Western Home. She was born May 26, 1927, in Freeport, Ill., the daughter of Fred C. and Mrytle Wachtel Leigh. She married James Melvin Mortensen on May 14, 1952, in Clinton and he preceded ...

DIANE (DOBBS) COMO

EAGLE GROVE — Graveside service will be on Thursday at 3:30 p.m. at Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation is Thursday from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. at Foust Funeral Home in Eagle Grove — New Location.

DENISE COOK

ALGONA — Services are 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday at St. Cecelia Catholic Church in Algona. Visitation is 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at the Lentz Funeral Home in Algona. www.lentzfuneral home.com

MARY ELLEN WOLFE

EAGLE GROVE — Mary Ellen, daughter of Clay Dean and Gretchen Leah (McClain) Stout, was born on a farm southwest of Fremont, IA, on July 4, 1922, and she passed away August 18, 2019 at the age of 97. She attended country school at Cedar Creek and High School at Fremont, graduating in 1940. ...

DONALD KLINGSON

Donald L. Klingson, 90, passed away Saturday, August 17, 2019, at Trinity Regional Medical Center. A celebration of life will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, August 21, 2019, at St. Olaf Lutheran Church, Fort Dodge, with Pastor Jim Davis officiating. Burial will follow at North Lawn Cemetery, ...

BETTY THUL

HUMBOLDT — Betty P. Thul, 96, of Humboldt, passed away on Friday morning, August 16, 2019, at the Humboldt County Memorial Hospital. She is survived by her children, Georgia Elbert of West Bend, Jan Olson of Humboldt, Lori (Dan) Geelan of Ruthven and Jon Thul of Bode, eleven grandchildren, ...

MARJORIE HEFTE

BELMOND — Memorial services for Marjorie Hefte will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019, at Ewing Funeral Home, 111 Luick’s Lane South, Belmond, with visitation beginning at 1 p.m. www.ewingfh.com

BERNADINE KELLOGG

WHITTEMORE — A celebration of Bernie’s life will be 1 - 4 PM on Saturday at the Seely Walsh American Legion in Whittemore. The Lentz Funeral Home in Algona is serving the family.

JEFFREY BURT

GOODELL — Funeral services will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, August 20, 2019, at Ewing Funeral Home, 111 Luick’s Lane South, Belmond. Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. www.ewingfh.com

DORTHA R. ROSKE

ROCKWELL CITY — Dortha R. Roske, 98, passed away Monday, August 19, 2019, at Accura HealthCare of Pomeroy. Memorial Services will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, August 24, 2019, at St. Paul’s Lutheran & Presbyterian Church, Rockwell City. Visitation will be 9:30 a.m., Saturday at the church ...

LILA SMITH

BELMOND — Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, August 21, 2019, at Ewing Funeral Home, 111 Luick’s Lane S., Belmond. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the funeral home. www.ewingfh.com

MARCUS A. BLUNT

ROCKWELL CITY — Marcus A. Blunt 29, passed away Monday, August 12, 2019 at his home in Lake City. Visitation will be 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Tues­day, Aug­ust 20, 2019, at the Palmer & Swank Funeral Home, Rockwell City, followed by a 3:30 p.m. Graveside Service at St. Mary’s ...

BETTY P. THUL

HUMBOLDT — Betty P. Thul, 96 of Humboldt, passed away on Friday morning, August 16, 2019 at the Humboldt County Memorial Hospital. She is survived by her children, Georgia Elbert of West Bend, Jan Olson of Humboldt, Lori (Dan) Geelan of Ruthven and Jan Thul of Bode, eleven grandchildren, ...

RANDY HOLTAN

LAS VEGAS, NV — Randall Cory Holtan, 62, of Las Vegas, formally of Thor, IA, passed away on July 30, 2019, following a brief illness. Randy was born October 2, 1956, in Fort Dodge, IA, the son of Roger and Lois Holtan. He graduated from Eagle Grove High School in 1975. He attended the ...

LORETTA “ROSE” DAGGY

HUMBOLDT — Loretta “Rose” Daggy, 64, of Council Bluffs, formerly of Humboldt, passed away on Thursday, August 15, 2019 at the Josie Harper Hospice in Omaha following a long illness. She is survived by her husband, John of Council Bluffs, her daughter, Erica (John) Bracker of Council ...

SEAN MANNEL

Sean Mannel, 51, of Fort Dodge passed away Saturday, August 17, 2019 at Trinity Regional Medical Center. Services are pending. Laufersweiler-Sievers is serving the family.

CARL KUHLERS

BELMOND — Services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, at Immanuel Reformed Church, 3157 130th St., Belmond. Visitation is 5-7 p.m. today, Ewing Funeral Home, 111 Luick’s Lane S., Belmond. www.ewingfh.com