Obituaries

VELMA MEYER

LAKE VIEW — Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Emanuel Lutheran Church in Lake View. Visitation is from 4-6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Farber and Otteman Funeral Home in Lake View. www.farberotteman.com

MYRTLE E. SAYLOR

POCAHONTAS — Myrtle E. Saylor, age 96, of Pocahontas, passed away, Sunday, January 15, 2017, at the Pocahontas Community Hospital in Pocahontas, Iowa. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, January 20, 2017, at the Hope United Methodist Church in Pocahontas, Iowa, with Rev. ...

TERRY WESSELS

PALMER — Terry L. Wessels, age 52, of Palmer, passed away Sunday, January 15, 2017, at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home in Fort Dodge, Iowa. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, January 19, 2017, at the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Palmer, with Pastor Thomas Hagen ...

WILLIAM ANDERSON

ROCKWELL CITY — William R. Anderson, 81, passed away Sunday, January 15, 2017 following a courageous battle with cancer at his home surrounded by his wife and children. Memorial services will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, at the United Methodist Church, Rockwell City, with Pastor Anita ...

KEITH TRUOG

POCAHONTAS — Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m., Thursday, January 19th at the First United Methodist Church in Emmetsburg. Burial is in Rush Lake Cemetery, Curlew. The Family will greet friends from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m., Wednesday at Joyce Funeral Home. Online condolences: ...

NEIL BOULWARE

Neil Boulware, 57, of Fort Dodge, died Jan. 14, 2016 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.

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 Gowrie. Friends ...

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 ...

MARY BETH “GINGER” RICE

MARY BETH “GINGER” RICE

Mary Beth “Ginger” Rice, 93, of Fort Dodge, IA, died peacefully on Dec­ember 31, 2016 in her home at Friend­ship Haven. A mem­orial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Fri­day, Jan­uary 27th at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church. Visitation and a concert by “Jive for Five” in ...

MICHAEL LEE STECK

MICHAEL LEE STECK

PRAIRIE CITY — Michael Lee Steck, 64, of Prairie City, Iowa, passed away on Wed­nes­day, Jan­uary 11, 2017 at the Iowa Meth­odist Med­ical Center in Des Moines. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, January 29, 2017 at the Gunderson Funeral Chapel. Visitation will be ...

MICHAEL KELLY

Michael Kelly, 70, of Fort Dodge passed away Saturday, January 14, 2017 at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home. Services are pending with Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home.

THOMAS HAGAR

Hastings Funeral Home in Jefferson is in charge of arrangements for Thomas Lee Hagar, 50, of Jefferson. Thomas died January 9, 2017 due to a traffic accident. Services will be held 2:00 p.m. Monday, January 16, 2017 at Hastings Funeral Home in Jefferson with visitation starting at 11:00 a.m. ...

SANDRA SUE RATCLIFF

WEBSTER CITY — Visitation is Tuesday 5-7 PM at Boman Funeral Home. Funeral service is 10 AM Wednesday at the Webster City Church of Christ. (www.bomanfh.com)

AVIS E. GREGERSON

Avis E. Gregerson, 74, of Knierim, passed away Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home in Fort Dodge. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, January 21, 2017 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. A visitation will be 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Friday, January 20, 2017 at ...

MRS. CATHLEEN R. BECK

Mrs. Cathleen R. Beck, 76, formerly of Fort Dodge, died Thursday, January 12, 2017. The funeral service for Mrs. Beck will be 3 p.m. Monday, January 16th, at Lunning Chapel, Burlington.

ROBERT HANSEN

GOLDFIELD — Service is 11 a.m., Thursday at the United Presbyterian Church in Goldfield. Visitation is 4-7 p.m. Wednesday at Foust Funeral Home in Goldfield. www.foustfh.com

GENE T. BILSTAD

GENE T. BILSTAD

CALLENER — Gene T. Bilstad, 90, passed away Wednes­day, January 11, 2017 at the Paula J. Baber Hos­pice Home, Fort Dodge. Fun­eral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, January 14, 2017 at the Fulton Lutheran Church, Roelyn with Pastor James Davis officiating. Burial will be at the ...

MARGARET E. DAGLE

MARGARET E. DAGLE

Margaret E. Dagle, 87, of Fort Dodge passed away January 10th after a short illness at Briarwood in Iowa City. She asked to be cremated with a graveside service in Sioux City in the Spring. Margaret enjoyed reading and puzzles. She owned and operated the Pine Cupboard Antiques in ...

ROBERT WAYNE HELMBRECHT

CAMERON, MO. — Robert W. Helmbrecht, age 46, of Cameron, Missouri, formerly of Fort Dodge and Storm Lake, Iowa died Sunday, January 8, 2017 in Cameron. Funeral services will be held today at 3:00 p.m. at the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake. A private visitation for the ...

SHARON HERINGTON

Sharon Joy Herington, 58, Fort Dodge, passed away early last week at her home. Services will be at New Covenant Church on Saturday, Jan. 14 with visitation starting at 1 p.m. and funeral at 2:30 p.m.