Obituaries

VIOLET F. PHILLIPS

Violet F. Phillips, 90, of Fort Dodge, died Tuesday at Friendship Haven. Funeral Services will be Monday, Sept 11, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Olaf Lutheran Church. Visitation will be Sunday 4 to 7 p.m. at the Historic Bruce Funeral Home. A complete obit will be published later. Historic Bruce ...

LANCE MANDERNACH

SAC CITY — Mass is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Sac City. Visitation is 4-7 pm Tuesday, Rosary at 7 pm, Vigil to follow at the church. www.farberotteman.com

HAROLD “BEM” BEMSIDARFER

Harold “Bem” Bemisdarfer, 74, of Fort Dodge passed away Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home. A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, September 10, 2017, from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM at the Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home.

LUCAS DAVID DEGEN

Lucas David Degen, 27, of Fort Dodge passed away on Monday, September 4, 2017. Arrangements are currently pending and have been entrusted with Gunderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services.

LUCILLE SUMPTER

Lucille Sumpter, 86, of Fort Dodge, passed away on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at the Trinity Regional Medical Center in Fort Dodge. Funeral services will be 1:30 PM Thursday, September 7, 2017 at the Gunderson Funeral Chapel with Rev. David Barton pastor of Rolling Hills Community Church in ...

J. MAX POWERS

POCAHONTAS — J. Max Powers, age 88, of Pocahontas, Iowa passed away Monday, Sept. 4, 2017, at the Pocahontas Manor Care Center in Pocahontas, Iowa. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, September 8, 2017, at the Resurrection of Our Lord Catholic Church in Pocahontas, Iowa, ...

JULIUS F. HALDER

LAURENS —Julius F. Halder, age 88, of Clive, formerly of Laurens, passed away Monday, September 4, 2017, at Village At Legacy Pointe in Waukee, Iowa. Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Friday, September 8, 2017, at the Resurrection of Our Lord Catholic Church in Pocahontas, Iowa, with Fr. ...

JULIA MARION RUTLEDGE

EAGLE GROVE — Julia Marion Rutledge, 72, of Eagle Grove passed away at her home with her family by her side on Tuesday, September 5, 2017. Arrangements are currently pending with Gunderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services.

CAROLE (SOREN) CHRISTENSEN

CLARION — Service is on Friday, September 8, 2017 at 2:00 PM at the Ewing Funeral Home in Clarion. Visitation is one hour prior to the service at the funeral home on Friday. www.ewingfh.com

KEVIN MICHEHL

Kevin Michehl, 27, of Fort Dodge, passed away on Monday, September 4, 2017. Services are pending. Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home is serving the family.

VALERIAN “SPIKE” HRONEK

POCAHONTAS — Valerian “Spike” Hronek, age 94, of Pocahontas, Iowa, passed away Sunday, September 3, 2017, at the Pocahontas Manor Care Center in Pocahontas, Iowa. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, September 7, 2017, at the Resurrection of Our Lord Catholic Church in ...

CHARLOTTE R. SEGER

LIVERMORE — Charlotte (Logue) Seger died at St. George Hospital, St. George, Utah, on September 3, 2017. She was a long time resident of Livermore. She graduated from Livermore High School with the class of 1940, and AIB, D.M. She was a long term employee of the Livermore State Bank. She ...

MADELINE M. BANWART

WEST BEND — Services for Madeline M. Banwart, 97, of West Bend will be held Friday, September 8, 10:30 a.m. at the Apostolic Christian Church, West Bend with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Apostolic Fellowship Center. Harris ...

EARL JORDAN

ALGONA — Earl Jordan, age 81, of Algona, passed away on September 3, 2017. Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday at the Lentz Funeral Home in Algona. Condolences may be left at www.lentzfuneralhome.com.

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GENE A. VOGEL

OTHO — Gene A. Vogel, 81, of Otho passed away Sunday, September 3, 2017 at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home in Fort Dodge. Gene is survived by his wife, Donna Vogel; sons, Donald Vogel (Sharon) of Fort Dodge; Michael Vogel of Otho; Larry (Carla) Vogel of MO; granddaughter, Karen Vogel; ...

ALVINA HELMERS

ALGONA — Funeral service is 11:00 Wednesday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Algona with visitation one hour prior to the service at the church. www.oakcrestfuneral services.com.

SHANE WESSELS

Shane Wessels, 32, of Fort Dodge died Sunday, September 3, 2017. Services are pending with Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home.

JOAN ‘JO’ THORNTON

CLARION — Service is 10 a.m. Friday at Holmes Lutheran Church in rural Clarion. Visitation is 4-7 p.m. on Thursday at Ewing Funeral Home in Clarion. www.ewingfh.com

PHYLLLIS “PHYL” EDGE

HUMBOLDT — Phyllis “Phyl” Edge, 91, of Humboldt, passed away September 3, 2017 at University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa City. Funeral services will be 1:30 Friday, September 8, 2017, at Oak Hill Church in Humboldt. Visitation is 12 – 1:30 p.m. Friday at the church. Phyl is survived ...

RITA SAMUELSON

SAC CITY — Mass is 10:30 am Friday at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Sac City. Visitation is 5-7 pm Thursday, Rosary at 4:30, Vigil service at 7 pm at the Farber and Otteman Funeral Home, Sac City. www.farberotteman.com