Obituaries

ALVIN ANDERSON

ALVIN ANDERSON

Alvin Anderson passed away Thursday, September 7, 2017 shortly after moving to State College, Pennsyl­vania at the age of 92. Alvin was born on November 13, 1924 and had been a lifetime resident of Iowa before moving to State College to be closer to his daughter and her family. As a ...

THOMAS WOOD

THOMAS WOOD

Thomas Wood, 72, of Duncombe passed away Monday, September 11, 2017 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, September 16, 2017 in the Chapel of Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home with Rev. Dan Kahl Pastor of Grace Lutheran Church officiating. ...

DARLENE ONSTOT

LAKE VIEW _ Service is 10:30 a.m. Saturday at First Congregational UCC Church, Lake View. Visitation is 5 to 7:30 p.m. Friday at the church. Farber & Otteman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. www.farberotteman.com

ROBYN ANN (SCHRECK) OSTERBERG

ROBYN ANN (SCHRECK) OSTERBERG

Robyn Ann (Schreck) Ost­erberg, 56, of Fort Dodge, died on Fri­day, Sep­tem­ber 8, 2017 at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home after courageous battle with cancer. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at Corpus Christi Church, celebrated by ...

MARK ALAN BENSON

MARK ALAN BENSON

Mark Alan Benson, 48, of Pleasant Hill formerly of Fort Dodge, passed away on Sun­day, Sep­tem­ber 10, 2017. A Cele­bra­tion of Life will be held at 11:00 AM on Thurs­day, Sep­tember 14 in the Chap­el of the Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home with Rev. Gary Snook, officiating. ...

ROBERT “BOB” DOLDER

ROBERT “BOB” DOLDER

Robert “Bob” Dolder, 40, of Fort Dodge, died Mon­day, Sept­ember 11, 2017 at the Univer­sity of Iowa Hos­pital. Memor­ial services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sun­day, September 17, 2017 at the Center Lodge, north end of Dolliver Park. Robert Steven Dolder was born October 10, ...

LAVON LLEWELLYN

HUMBOLDT — LaVon Llewellyn of Humboldt passed away September 11, 2017 at the Primrose Retirement Community in Sioux Falls, SD. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, September 16, 2017 at the Faith United Methodist Church in Humboldt. Visitation is from 9:30 – 11 a.m. Saturday at the ...

THOMAS WOOD

DUNCOMBE — Thomas Wood, 72, of Duncombe passed away Monday, September 11, 2017 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Funeral services will be 10:30 AM Saturday, September 16, 2017 in the Chapel of Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home with Dan Kahl Pastor of Grace Lutheran Church officiating. ...

JASON “JAY” MACKE

JASON “JAY” MACKE

COON RAPIDS — Jason “Jay” Macke, 42, formerly of Lake City, died Sun­day, Sep­tember 10, 2017. Mass of Christ­ian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Lake City with Father Lynn Bruch officiating and burial in St. ...

SHANE WESSELS

SHANE WESSELS

In honor of Shane Michael Wessels, the family invites you to join them in a celebration of his life at 12:00 p.m. Friday, September 15, at St. Olaf Luth­er­an Church. Visitation is 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday at Gunderson’s.

ALICE M. SERNETT

LAURENS — Alice M. Sernett, age 85, of Laurens, passed away on Saturday, September 9, 2017, at the Pocahontas Community Hospital in Pocahontas, Iowa. Funeral services will be 10:30 AM, Wednesday, September 13, 2017, at the Resurrection of Our Lord Catholic Church in Pocahontas, Iowa with ...

MARK ALAN BENSON

Mark Alan Benson, 48, of Pleasant Hill formerly of Fort Dodge, passed away on Sunday, September 10, 2017. A Celebration of Life will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, September 14th in the Chapel of the Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home with Rev. Gary Snook, officiating. Visitation will be ...

FRED G. BLANCHARD

Fred G. Blanchard, 84, of Fort Dodge, died Tuesday, September 5, 2017, at Fort Dodge Health and Rehab Center. Memorial services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, September 13, at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church. Arrangements have been entrusted to Gunderson Funeral Home & Cremation ...

ROBERT WITTMER

FLORENCE, S.C. — IMC Robert Harold Wittmer, retired, US Navy, 68, of Florence, SC, passed away on Monday, September 11, 2017, at McLeod Regional Medical Center. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 PM on Thursday, September 14, 2017 at Cain Calcutt-Stephens Funeral Home. ...

TAMMY RAE BONIN

IOWA FALLS — Service is 10:30 a.m. Friday at the United Church of Christ, Alden. Visitation is 5 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Linn’s Funeral Home Chapel, Iowa Falls. linnsfuneralhome.com

LUANN SMITH

SAC CITY — Memorial service is 11 a.m. Friday at the First Christian Church, Sac City. Visitation is 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Farber and Otteman Funeral Home, Sac City. www.farberotteman.com

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MARK KILMER (MARKO)

Mark Kilmer (Marko), 49, of Fort Dodge lost his fight with leukemia on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Sioux City, IA. Mark a 1986 graduate of Fort Dodge High School, had spent the last several years living in Leota, MN. He worked construction and spent the summer ...

ALICE M. SERNETT

LAURENS — Alice M. Sernett, 85, passed away Saturday, September 9, 2017, at the Pocahontas Community Hospital in Pocahontas, Iowa. Funeral services are 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, September 13, 2017, at the Resurrection of Our Lord Catholic Church in Pocahontas, Iowa, with Msgr. Michael ...

NORMA JEAN SIEVERS

STOCKTON — Norma Jean Sievers, 88, of rural Stockton, IA, passed away Friday, September 8, 2017, at Courtyard Estates of Walcott, IA. Norma was born in Webster County, IA, on March 15, 1929, to Alfred and Ruth (Thompson) Koester. Norma graduated from Fort Dodge High School. Norma ...

LARRY GOSCH

SAC CITY — Military graveside service will be 2 p.m., Thursday, at the Newell Cemetery in Newell, Iowa. Farber & Otteman Funeral Home of Sac City is in charge of the arrangements.