Obituaries

RICHARD HILL

MASON CITY — Funeral service is 10:00 AM on Saturday, at the First Church of the Nazarene, Mason City. Visitation is 4- 6 PM on Friday at the church. www.ewingfh.com

LILLIAN H. HOOVER

Lillian H. Hoover, 97, of Fort Dodge and formerly of Callender, passed Monday, January 9, 2017 at the Marian Home. Services are pending with Palmer Funeral Home, Gowrie.

JOHN RICHARDSON

MANSON — John Richardson, 75, died at Van Diest Medical Center on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017, surrounded by family and friends. Visitation will be on Thursday, Jan. 12 from 4 until 7 p.m. at Larson-Weishaar Funeral Home in Manson. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Friday, Jan. 13 ...

ROGER LEE HOWARD

Roger Lee Howard, 70, of Apache Junction AZ passed peacefully away Thursday evening Jan. 5 2017. Roger is survived by his wife Geri, brother Dennis Howard of Lake Lillian, MN and stepchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents Roger (Red) and Bonnie Howard, and his sister Gloria ...

DORIS STINE

ALDEN — Funeral service is 4 pm Friday at The Linn’s Funeral Home Chapel, Iowa Falls. Visitation is from 2-4 pm Friday at the Chapel. To leave online condolences and view the full biography please visit linnsfuneralhome.com.

SCOTT E. STRAIN

EAGLE GROVE — Memorial services are 11 a.m. Thursday at Grace Evangelical Free Church, Eagle Grove, with visitation one hour prior to service time. Foust Funeral Home in charge. www.foustfh.com

LEVETTA TILLMAN

CLARION — Services are 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Clarion Church of Christ, Clarion. Visitation is 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Ewing Funeral Home, Clarion. www.ewingfh.com

RUTH SCHMALENBERGER

Ruth Schmalenberger, 94, passed away on Fri­­day, Jan­uary 6, 2017 at the Friendship Haven Simpson Health Care Center. Services for Ruth are pending at this time. Arrangements have been entrusted to Gunderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services where friends may call for more ...

VIRGINIA J. “GINI” CASTENSON

VIRGINIA J. “GINI” CASTENSON

Virginia J. “Gini” Castenson, 96, of Fort Dodge, died Fri­day, Jan­uary 6, 2017, at Fort Dodge Villa Care Center. A service honoring Virginia’s life will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, January 10, at the Gunderson Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Craig Miller officiating. Interment will be in Lost ...

BARB “TILLIE” K. WOOD-GORDON

BARB “TILLIE” K. WOOD-GORDON

Barb “Tillie” K. Wood-Gordon, 47, of Fort Dodge passed away Thursday, January 5, 2017 at the Paul J. Baber Hospice Home. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home with Pastor John Elkin officiating. Burial will follow at Memorial ...

PATRICIA A. KOPP

DAYTON — Patricia A. Kopp, 69, of Dayton, Iowa, passed away on Friday, January 6, 2017, at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home in Fort Dodge. Pat’s wishes were to be cremated. A celebration of life will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, January 10, 2017, at Carson – Stapp Funeral Home in ...

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DELLA NEAL TRAUGER

HUMBOLDT — Della Neal Trauger, 95, of Hum­boldt, passed away January 6, 2017 at the Long Term Care Unit of the Humboldt County Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, January 9, 2017 at the Faith United Methodist Church in Humboldt. Visitation is from 10-11 a.m. Monday ...

BARB “TILLIE” WOOD-GORDON

Barb “Tillie” K. Wood-Gordon, 47, of Fort Dodge passed away Thursday, January 5, 2017 at the Paul J. Baber Hospice Home. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home with Pastor John Elkin officiating. Burial will follow at Memorial ...

VIRGINIA J. “GINI” CASTENSON

Virginia J. “Gini” Castenson, 96, of Fort Dodge, died Friday, January 6, 2017, at Fort Dodge Villa Care Center. Arrangements have been entrusted to Gunderson Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

RUTH M.SCHMALENBERGER

Ruth M. Schmalenberger, 94, formerly of Vincent, died Friday, January 6, 2017, at the Simpson Health Center. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Gunderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services.

MARJORIE ROBBERT

LAKE CITY — Service is 2 p.m. Friday at the St. Peter Lutheran Church, rural Sac City. Visitation is 1 hour prior to the service at the church. Farber & Otteman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

BONNIE M. VAN GUNDY

BONNIE M. VAN GUNDY

Bonnie M. Van Gundy, 90, of Fort Dodge, died Tues­day, Jan­uary 3, 2017, at the Paula J. Ba­ber Hosp­ice Home. A service honoring Bon­nie’s life will be 10:00 a.m. Monday, January 9, at Tomp­kins Celebration Center, Friendship Haven, with the Rev. Bethany Willers and the Rev. Ron ...

HARLAN “BUD” GRIGGS

HARLAN “BUD” GRIGGS

LAKE CITY — Harlan “Bud” Griggs, 98, died Tues­day, Jan­uary 3, 2017 at Shady Oaks Care Center in Lake City. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Satur­day, Jan­uary 7, 2017 at the Lake City Union Church in Lake City with visitation one hour prior to the service at the ...

PAULA M. O’CONNOR

PAULA M. O’CONNOR

Paula M. O’Connor, 60, of Fort Dodge, passed away Sun­day, Jan­uary 1, 2017 at her home. A Visit­ation and Cele­bra­tion of Life will be held 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sun­day, Jan­uary 8, 2017 in the Chapel of Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home. Paula is survived by her son, Morgan ...

ELAINE F. WEIDLEIN

Elaine F. Weidlein, 68, of Fort Dodge, passed away on January 3, 2017 at her home. A memorial service honoring Elaine’s life will take place at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 7, 2017 at the Gunderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services with Pastor Holly Scherff officiating. There will be one ...