Obituaries

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 & ...

BETTY JANE (HINRICHS) PISEL

GILMORE CITY — Betty Jane (Hinrichs) Pisel, entered into eternal rest on Saturday morning, August 25, 2018. Our thanks to the North Care Center, Unity Point Palliative Care, Hospice and Humboldt County Memorial Hospital for their compassion and attentiveness in this difficult ...

SHIRLEY HOAG

Shirley Hoag passed away on August 27, 2018, at Friendship Haven in Fort Dodge, Iowa. She was born on May 20, 1926, on the family farm, to Merrill and Elsie Insko. She attended Iowa State Teachers College (now UNI) and taught in a one-room schoolhouse. On June 22, 1947, Shirley married Jim Hoag ...

ERWIN JANSSEN

MANSON — Erwin Janssen, 86, Manson, passed away on Sunday, August 26, 2018. Erwin was a police officer in Fort Dodge, Loveland CO, and finally serving as Chief of Police in Manson. He was also engaged in farming in Palmer. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Vernon and Eldon, his ...

JUDY TANNER

EAGLE GROVE — Service is 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Evangelical Lutheran Church, Eagle Grove. Visitation is 4-7 p.m. Friday at Foust Funeral Home, Eagle Grove. www.foustfh.com

ROBERT D. HOYER

DAYTON — Robert D. Hoyer, 87, of Dayton, Iowa, passed away on Sun­day, August 26, 2018, at Trinity Regional Medical Center in Fort Dodge. A Cele­bra­tion of Life will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, August 30, 2018, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Dayton. Pastor Michael Standfest will ...

RICHARD J. SEAGREN

POMEROY — Richard J. Seagren, age 91, of Pomeroy, passed away on Sunday, August 26, 2018, at the Marian Home in Fort Dodge, Iowa. Funeral Services are 10:30 a.m. Thursday, August 30, 2018, at the Elfsborg Lutheran Church near Pomeroy, Iowa, with Pastor Tom Hagen officiating. Visitation is ...

CAROLINE BORMANN

BODE — Mass of the Christian Burial is Friday 10:30 AM at St. Joseph Catholic Church in St. Joe with Rev. Merle Kollasch. Visitation is 4 to 7 PM Thursday at the church. www.lentzfuneral­home.com

OLIVIA BACHMAN

WHITTEMORE — Memorial services will be Thursday, 10:30 a.m., First Congregational United Church of Christ. Visitation is Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the church. www.lentzfuneralhome.com

DAVID BOECKHOLT

TITONKA — Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Ramsey Reformed Church. Visitation is Wednesday 5-7 p.m. at Oakcrest Funeral Services. www.oakcrestfuneralservices.com.