Obituaries

ELAINE KAUFFMAN

Elaine Kauffman, 94, of Boxholm, Iowa, passed away on Monday, June 4, 2018, at the Israel Family Hospice House in Ames, Iowa. Funeral services are pending with Carson – Stapp Funeral Home in Ogden, Iowa. For online obituaries and condolences visit: www.carsonstappfuneralhome.com.

DARRELL WILLIAMS

DAYTON — Darrell D. Williams, 82, passed away Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at Stratford Specialty Care, Stratford, Iowa. Funeral services are pending with Palmer Funeral Home in Gowrie.

LARRY VODRASKA

Larry L. Vodraska, 72, of Fort Dodge, died June 3, 2018 at Trinity Regional Medical Center. Services are pending and a full obituary will be published at a later date.

JUDITH THOMPSON

Judith Ann Thompson, 82, of Fort Dodge, passed away on Sun­day, June 3, 2018 at the Simpson Health Center in Fort Dodge. Memorial services will be 11:00 AM Wednesday, June 6, 2018, at the Epworth United Methodist Church with Rev. Alaire Willits officiating. Visitation will be from 4:00 PM ...

LARRY HANSEN

MOUNTAIN PARK, OK — Larry E. Hansen, 73, of Mountain Park, Oklahoma passed away Monday, May 7, 2018 in Lawton, OK. Larry was born November 27, 1944 in LeMars, IA to Cletus and Loretta Hansen. He graduated from Pocahontas, Iowa in 1962 and then attended Humboldt Institute Business School ...

NORMAN ROWE

HARRISON, AR — Norman Rowe, 90, of Harrison, AR, passed away Sat­urday, May 26, 2018 at Cox Hos­pital in Bran­son, MO. He had been battling health issues for the past few years. Funeral mass was held in Harrison, AR at Mary Mother of God Catholic Church on Wednesday, May 30, 2018. ...

NANCY KOLLBAUM

VARINA — Nancy D. Kollbaum, age 72, of Varina, passed away on Thursday, May 31, 2018, at the Fonda Specialty Care Center in Fonda, Iowa. Memorial services will be 10:30 AM, Friday, June 8, 2018, at the Powers Funeral Home in Pocahontas, Iowa. Visitation will be from 4:00 - 7:00 PM, ...

GARLAND SMITH

ROLFE — Garland G. Smith, age 74, of Rolfe, passed away on Saturday, June 2, 2018, at the Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa. Memorial services will be 11:00 AM, Thursday, June 7, 2018, at the St. Margaret’s Catholic Church in Rolfe, Iowa, with Father Craig Collison ...

ALEX “BEANZ” DENCKLAU

Alex David “Beanz” Dencklau, 26, of Clare, died on Monday, May 28, 2018, saving the love of his life, Mika. Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 8, 2018 at 10:30 AM at Sacred Heart Church with Rev. Patrick Behm, officiating the Mass of Christian Burial. Burial will take place at ...

ROBERT “BOB” YOUNG

EMMETSBURG — Funeral Mass for Bob will be 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at Holy Family Catholic Church in Emmets­burg. Burial is in St. John’s Catholic Cemetery, Emmets­burg with Military Rites by V.F.W. Post #2295. The family will greet friends from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m., Monday at ...

BETTY ELNER PIEPER

Betty Elner Pieper went home to be with the Lord on May 30, 2018 at the Simpson Health Center. Funeral services honoring her life will take place Monday, June 4 at 11:00 a.m. at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m. at the church with Pastor Nicholas Thackery ...

MARLITA BLISS

EAGLE GROVE — Marlita Lynne Bliss, the daughter of Lyle E. and Helen (Snyder) Chamberlain, was born on February 2, 1947, in Hirschman, Illinois. She was raised and educated in Mt. Sterling and graduated from Brown County High School in 1965. On May 30, 1975, Marlita was united in ...

JUDITH THOMPSON

Judith Thompson, 82, of Fort Dodge, died June 3, 2018 at Friendship Haven. Services are pending at Gunderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services.

GERALDINE HENDRICKS

LOHRVILLE — Geraldine Kay “Ger­ry” Hend­ricks of Lohr­ville, Iowa, passed away at age 79 on June 2, 2018, at the Shady Oaks Care Center in Lake City, Iowa following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at Lampe Funeral Home in Lake ...

BETTY ELNER PIEPER

Betty Elner Pieper went home to be with the Lord on May 30, 2018 at the Simpson Health Center. Funeral services honoring her life will take place Monday, June 4 at 11:00 a.m. at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m. at the church with Pastor Nicholas Thackery ...

MARLITA BLISS

EAGLE GROVE — Visitation is Monday 5 to 7 pm at Foust Funeral Home Eagle Grove. Services are Tuesday 11 am at United Methodist Church in Eagle Grove. www.foustfh.com

MERIAM I. CASTLE

SOMERS — Meriam I. Castle, 82, passed away Friday, June 1, 2018 at Good Sam­aritan Soc­iety, Man­son. Funeral services will be 10:30 am Monday June 4, 2018 at United Methodist Church, Somers with Rev. Dr. James H. Chesnutt and Paul Boyce officiating. Burial will follow in Reading ...

EDDIE JUNKMAN

ROCKWELL CITY — Graveside Services for Eddie D. Junkman, 82, will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 6, at Rosehill Cemetery, Rockwell City. Military Graveside Rites will be conducted by the Rockwell City Veterans Organization. Palmer & Swank Funeral Home is serving the family.

MERIAM CASTLE

SOMERS — Meriam I. Castle 82, passed away Friday, June 1, 2018 at Good Samaritan Society Manson. Funeral Services are pending at the Palmer Funeral Home in Gowrie.

HAZEL WIRTJES

BRITT — Service is 11 AM Monday at Ewing Funeral Chapel in Britt. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the funeral service at Ewing Funeral Chapel. www.ewingfh.com