Obituaries

PHYLLIS A. ESTLUND

Phyllis A. Estlund, 92, of Fort Dodge passed away Sat­urday, September 1, 2018 at Friendship Haven. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday, September 6, 2018 at Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home and then 10:30 a.m. a Mass of Christian Burial will be at Corpus Christi Church. Burial ...

DOROTHY CARLON

GOWRIE — Dorothy V. Carlon, 90, passed away Sun­day, Sep­tem­ber 2, 2018 at Pearl Valley Rehab & Nursing at Gowrie, Iowa. Funeral services will be 10:30 am, Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at Zion Lutheran Church, Gowrie, with Rev. James Hoover Mossman officiating. Burial will be at ...

GARY D. THOMPSON

POMEROY – Gary D. Thompson, 56, passed away Sunday, September 2, 2018, at Accura HealthCare of Pomeroy following a lengthy illness with Parkinson’s disease. Memorial Services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, at St. Francis Catholic Church, Rockwell City, with Fr. Lynn Bruch ...

LINDA SORENSON

CLARION — Services will be 6 p.m., Thursday, Ewing Funeral Home, Clarion. Visitation will be two hours prior to the service at the funeral home. www.ewingfh.com

NAOMI R. MAXHEIMER

CLARION — Services will be 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Clarion Church of Christ. Visitation is 6-8 p.m., Tuesday, Clarion Church of Christ. www.ewingfh.com

LINDA L. COMPTON

Memorial Services for Linda L. Compton, 65, of Fort Dodge will be Thursday, September 6, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Fort Dodge with Rev. Nicholas Thackery officiating. Visitation will be Wednesday 1pm to 6pm at the Historic Bruce Funeral Home in Fort Dodge. Burial ...

GARY THOMPSON

POMEROY — Gary D. Thompson 56, passed away Sunday, September 2, 2018 at Accura HealthCare of Pomeroy following a lengthy illness with Parkinson’s disease. Services are pending at the Palmer & Swank Funeral Home in Rockwell City.

PHYLLIS A. ESTLUND

Phyllis A. Estlund, 92, of Fort Dodge passed away Saturday, September 1, 2018 at Friendship Haven. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday, September 6, 2018 at Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home and then a Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. at Corpus Christi Church. ...

ROSE S. VANNONI

Rose S. Vannoni, 97, of Fort Dodge passed away Saturday, September 1, 2018 at the Marian Home. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home with Msgr. Kevin McCoy officiating. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery. A visitation ...

DOROTHY V. CARLON

GOWRIE — Dorothy “Dottie” V. Carlon 90, passed away Sunday, September 2, 2018 at Pearl Valley Rehab & Nursing at Gowrie. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018 at Zion Lutheran Church, Gowrie, with Pastor James Hoover Mossman officiating. Burial will be at ...

TERRY ALLEN DAVIS

MADISON, MN — Death came to Terry Allen Davis on August 28, 2018. He had reached the age of 72 years, 10 months and 14 days. Terry was born to Icel and Ella (Mulnix) Davis on October 14, 1945 in Fort Dodge, IA. He and his younger sister Linda grew up and attended school in Fort ...

CYNTHIA M. “HOPPY” SMITH-JONES

MT. PLEASANT – Cynthia Marie Smith-Jones, 57, of Mt. Pleasant, IA, formerly of Des Moines and Ft. Dodge and West St. Paul, MN, died Monday, August 20, 2018 at her residence. Celebration of life will be Sat., Sept. 1 in Mt. Pleasant. A complete obituary may be viewed at ...

JOHN ROEDER

Mass of the Christian Burial will be 11 a.m., Monday, St. Cecelia Catholic Church, Algona. Visitation is 4-7 p.m., Sunday, Lentz Funeral Home, Algona. www.lentzfuneralhome.com

LAVONNE JEAN SHAFFER

TEMPE, Arizona — LaVonne Jean Shaffer passed away on August 10, 2018. LaVonne was born in Fort Dodge, Iowa, to the late Selmar and Alice Rierson. She graduated from Fort Dodge Senior High, where she was active in plays, musicals and cheerleading. She later attended Iowa Central ...

NORMA BUGGE

LAKE VIEW — Services will be 2 p.m., Sunday, at Emanuel Lutheran Church, Lake View. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the church. Burial to follow at Ferguson Cemetery. www.farberotteman.com

DALE M. COCHRAN

URBANDALE, formerly of VINCENT — Dale M. Cochran, 89, former Iowa Speak­er of the House and Iowa Secre­tary of Agricul­ture passed away on August 27, 2018, in West Des Moines. Dale was born in Fort Dodge, Iowa on November 20, 1928, to Melvin and Gladys (Fibiker) Cochran. He graduated ...

HAROLD “RASPY” WILLIAMS

Harold “Raspy” Williams, 90, of Fort Dodge, passed away on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home in Fort Dodge. Service are pending at the Gunderson Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

DALE M. COCHRAN

URBANDALE, formerly of VINCENT — Dale M. Cochran, 89, former Iowa Speak­er of the House and Iowa Secre­tary of Agricul­ture passed away on August 27, 2018, in West Des Moines. Dale was born in Fort Dodge, Iowa on November 20, 1928, to Melvin and Gladys (Fibiker) Cochran. He graduated ...

HAZEL MARIE GRAHAM

Hazel Marie Graham, 79, died Aug­ust 26, 2018 at the Israel Fam­ily Hospice House. Hazel was born March 3, 1939 to John and Fern Wel­der. She graduated from Perry High School in 1957; the first of her family. She was a fan of the Statler brothers and knew every word of their song, ...

PEGGY J. WILLE

Peggy J. Wille, 89, of Fort Dodge, died Monday, August 27, 2018, at Mercy Med­ical Cen­ter, in Des Moines. A service honoring Peggy’s life will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, August 31, at the Gunderson Funeral Chapel. Visitation is 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Thursday at the Gunderson Funeral Home & ...