Obituaries

MILDRED L. PETERSEN

TWIN LAKES — Mildred L. Petersen 98, passed away Saturday, April 8, 2017 at her home on North Twin Lakes. Funeral services are pending at the Palmer & Swank Funeral Home, Rockwell City.

BETTY L. ELSTON

CLARION — Funeral services will be 6 p.m., Wednesday, at Ewing Funeral Home, Clarion, with Pastor Bill Kem officiating. Visitation is 4 - 6 at the funeral home. www.ewingfh.com

STEFAN PETERS

Stefan Peters, 48, of Fort Dodge, passed away on Saturday, April 8, 2017, at his home. Services are pending. Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home is serving the family.

HAROLD “MIKE” MICHAELSON JR.

Harold “Mike” Michaelson Jr., 79, of Fort Dodge, passed away on Sunday, April 09, 2017, at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home. Services are pending. Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home is serving the family.

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ALAN LEE SHAFFER

COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho — Alan “Al” Lee Shaffer passed away on March 26, 2017 at the age of 67. Alan was born in Ft. Dodge, Iowa on January 24, 1950, to Gerald and LaVonne Shaffer. He graduated from Ft. Dodge Senior High in 1969. He attended Iowa Central Community College and Texas ...

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JANA D. EWING

CARROLL — Jana D. Ewing, age 47, of Carroll passed away on Friday, April 7, 2017 at St. Anthony Regional Hospital in Carroll. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at St. John Lutheran Church in Carroll with Rev. Cindy Johnson officiating. Casket bearers ...

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HELEN HABBEN

DUNCOMBE — Helen Habben, 90, of Duncombe, IA passed away on Thursday, April 06, 2017 at the Grandview Care Center in Dayton, IA. The funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at the Gunderson Funeral Chapel with burial following at North Lawn Cemetery. Visitation ...

MICHAEL WHITTEN

GOWRIE — Memorial services for Michael Whitten, 62, of Gowrie, will be at 11:00 AM Saturday, April 15, 2017 at the Faith Baptist Church in Fort Dodge. www.gunderson funeralhome .com

LEE C. NEW JR.

Lee C. New Jr., 68, of Fort Dodge passed away April 8, 2017 at his home. Services are pending with Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home.

QUENTIN R. HARDT

POCAHONTAS — Quentin R. Hardt, age 86, of Pocahontas, passed away on Friday, April 7, 2017, at the Pocahontas Community Hospital in Pocahontas, Iowa. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 11, 2017, at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Mallard, Iowa, with Rev. David H. Bergquist ...

MYRTLE “LORETTA” AMO

CEDAR FALLS — Myrtle “Loretta” Amo, 92, of Cedar Falls, formerly of Fort Dodge, died Friday, April 7, 2017 at the Western Home Communities Elizabeth E. Martin Health Center, Cedar Falls. Services are pending with Richardson Funeral Service in Cedar Falls (319-266-3525).

WILLIAM (BILL) JOSEPH WEYER

William J. Weyer, 82, of Phoenix, AZ passed away Dec. 18, 2016. Preceded in death by parents Dr. Joseph and Eleanor Weyer of Fort Dodge and niece Kyna Weyer. Survived by brother John Weyer (Vida) of Springfield OR, sister Nancy Kuehn (Hal) of Omaha, seven nieces and nephews. Internment with ...

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SHIRLEY ANN BURKE GREUFE

WEBSTER CITY — Shirley Ann Burke Greufe, 85, Webster City, died April 5, 2017, at Mary Greeley Hospital in Ames. Mass of Christian Burial will be Wednesday, April 12 at 10:30 AM at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church with Rev. Stephen Meyer officiating. Visitation is scheduled for Tuesday ...

JOHN ARTHUR THORN

JOHN ARTHUR THORN

John graduated from Ruppert Auction School in Decatur, Indiana in 1947. He then graduated from Livermore High School in 1948, and subsequently worked as an auctioneer at Hoops Livestock Auction in Humboldt, Iowa. John also worked with his father in farming and trucking. He served in the U.S. ...

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HUNTER JAKE ORIGER

WEST BEND — Hunter Origer, 17, of West Bend, died April 5, 2017 as a result of injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 10, 2017 at Sts. Peter and Paul’s Catholic Church. Burial will be held in West Bend Cemetery. Visitation ...

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LEO R. RYAN

FARNHAMVILLE — Memorial services and Mass of Chris-tian Burial for Leo H. Ryan, 69, of Farn-hamville, IA, formerly of Dav-enport, will be 11am, Monday, April 10, 2017 at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, 916 E. Rusholme St, Davenport. Burial will be at a later date in St. Patrick’s ...

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SEAN T. CERWICK

DAKOTA CITY — Sean T. Cerwick, 30, of Dakota City, passed away April 5, 2017. Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. Monday, April 10th, at Oak Hill Church in Humboldt. Visitation is 4-7 p.m. Sunday at the Mason-Lindhart Funeral Home in Humboldt. Burial will be in Indian Mound Cemetery, ...

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RICHARD A. LYNN

VINCENT — Richard A. Lynn, 68, of Vincent, passed away Thursday, April 6, 2017 at Trinity Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, April 11, 2017 in the Chapel of Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home and 10:30 a.m. Corpus Christi Church with Father Patrick ...

ANNE PERSON

Anne Person, 96, of Monticello and formerly of Fort Dodge passed away Thursday, April 6, 2017 at the Jones County Medical Center in Anamosa. Services are pending with Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home.

DEAN BOOTH

Funeral service is 10:30 a.m. Monday April 10, 2017 at the Immanuel Lutheran Church, Iowa Falls. Visitation is 5-7 pm, Sunday April 9, 2017 at the Linn’s Funeral Home Chapel, Iowa Falls. linnsfuneralhome.com. ­