Obituaries

FRANK EDWARD KRAUSE

LAKE CITY — Frank Edward Krause, 78, died Friday, September 15, 2017 at The Gardens in Jefferson, Iowa. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Lake City with Fr. Lynn Bruch officiating. Visitation will be held one hour ...

MICHELLE MARIE AFFIELD

LENEXA, Kans. — Michelle Marie Affield, 41, of Lenexa, KS, passed away Friday, September 15, 2017. A Rosary will be prayed at 4:00 pm followed by a visitation from 4:00-7:00 PM Tuesday, September 19, at Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia Street. Funeral Mass will be 11:00 AM Wednesday, ...

NADENE BLANCHARD

HUMBOLDT — Celebration of life is 11 a.m. Tuesday at Faith United Methodist Church, Humboldt. Visitation is 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at the church. www.ubbenlentzfuneralhome.com

Frank-Johnston

FRANK B. JOHNSTON

Frank B. Johnston of Ames died unexpectedly at his home Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017. He was 82. The son of Frank L. and Mildred M. Johnston, he was born and raised in Fort Dodge, where he worked at his father’s gas station and car dealerships, made lifelong friends and was a standout athlete. ...

KEVIN M. MICHEHL

Kevin M. Michehl, 27, of Fort Dodge died Monday, September 4, 2017. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, September 23, 2017 at St. Paul Lutheran Church with Rev. Nathan Pietsch officiating. Burial will be at Colfax Township Cemetery, Vincent. A visitation will be 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. ...

Rebecca-Joslin

BECKY JOSLIN

Becky Joslin, 47, of Fort Dodge, died Thursday, September 14, 2017 at Van Diest Medical Center. Memorial visitation will be held after 4:00 p.m. Monday, September 18 ending with a memorial service at 8:00 p.m. at Gunderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services. Rebecca Ann Joslin was born ...

LOU GREEN

LAKE CITY — Lou Green, 85, died Thursday, September 14, 2017 at Trinity Regional Medical Center in Fort Dodge. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, September 18, 2017 at Woodlawn Christian Church in Lake City with Pastor Roy Karlen officiating and burial in the Lake City ...

FRED J. BRUNS

SAC CITY — Funeral service is 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Sac City. Visitation will be 6:00-8:00 p.m. Monday at the Farber & Otteman Funeral Home in Sac City. www.farberotteman.com

WANDA EMICK

HUMBOLDT — Wanda Emick, age 86 of Humboldt, died peacefully on Thursday, September 14, 2017 at Long Term Care at Humboldt County Memorial Hospital in Humboldt. Funeral services will be held on Monday, September18, 2017 at 10:30 AM at Zion Lutheran Church in Humboldt with Rev. Aaron Flatau ...

DEAN WRIGHT

Dean Wright, 93, of Carbondale, Illinois died May 2, 2017. Graveside services will be 1:00 PM Friday, September 22, 2017 at North Lawn Cemetery with military rites. A reception will follow at the VFW Post 1856. Dean is survived by his three daughters, Jo Ellyn (Dan) Seegers; Janet (Jim) ...

Terry Parker

TERRY PARKER

Funeral Services for Terry Parker 71 of Fort Dodge will be Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Fort Dodge with Rev. Austin and Rev. Sara Hill officiating. Visitation will be Friday 5pm to 7pm at the Bruce Funeral Home and continue on Saturday one hour ...

Arlene-Fish

A. ARLENE FISH

GOWRIE — A. Arlene Fish, 81 passed away Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at Trinity Regional Medical Center, Fort Dodge. Funeral services will be 10:30 AM Saturday, September 16, 2017 at United Methodist Church, Gowrie with Pastor Susan Rohden officiating. Burial will be in Gowrie Township ...

ELEANOR B. EYE

CLARION — Service is 10:30 a.m. Saturday, September 16, 2017 at Holmes Lutheran Church in rural Clarion. Visitation will be held one hour prior to services at the church on Saturday. www.ewingfh.com

JEAN DOWNS

MADISON, Wisc. — Jean Downs of Madison, WI., wife of John Skophammer, formerly of Ft. Dodge, passed away after 2 years battle with cancer on Monday Sept. 11 in Madison. Memorial is planned for a later date in Madison.

ALICE LADWIG

GOWRIE — Alice Ladwig 96 of Lady Lake, Florida (The Villages) passed away September 12, 2017. Graveside services will be 11:00 AM Saturday NOVEMBER 25, 2017 at the Callender Cemetery. Palmer Funeral Home, Gowrie is in charge of arrangements.

LINDA L. OESTER

LINDA L. OESTER

Linda L. Oester, 68, of Fort Dodge, died Tuesday, September 12, 2017, at Unity­Point — Trin­ity Reg­ional Med­ical Center. A service honoring Linda’s life will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, September 18, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church with the Rev. Nicholas Thackery officiating. The ...

ROBERTA BELL

Roberta Bell, 67 of Fort Dodge, passed away on Tuesday, September 12, 2017, at Mercy Hospital in Des Moines. Services are pending. Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home is serving the family.

A. ARLENE FISH

GOWRIE — A. Arlene Fish, 81, passed away Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at Trinity Regional Medical Center in Fort Dodge. Services are pending with the Palmer Funeral Home, Gowrie.

LAWRENCE GEISLER

LAWRENCE GEISLER

CHURDAN — Lawrence J. (Larry) Geisler, age 84, of rural Churdan/ Jefferson area died September 11, 2017. Funeral services will be at 10:30 am Saturday at St. Columbkille Church in Churdan with burial in St. Patrick Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday at the Church from 5 to 7 PM with a ...

TERRY PARKER

Funeral Services for Terry Parker, 71, of Fort Dodge, will be Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Fort Dodge with Rev. Austin and Rev. Sara Hill officiating. Visitation will be Friday 5 to 7 p.m. at the Bruce Funeral Home and continue on Saturday one ...