Obituaries

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.

JACKIE SMIT

THORNTON — Funeral Services are Wednesday, Aug. 29 at 10:30 AM at the First Reformed Church, Meservey. Visitation will be held Tuesday from 5 to 7 PM at Ewing Funeral Home, Belmond. www.ewingfh.com

DONALD E. ANDERSON

DAYTON — Donald E. Anderson, 90, of Dayton and formerly of Boxholm, passed away on Sunday, August 26, 2018, at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home in Fort Dodge. A Celebration of Life will be held 3 p.m. Thursday, August 30, 2018, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Boxholm. Pastor Julian Swanson ...

SHIRLEY HOAG

ROCKWELL CITY — Shirley Hoag, 92, passed away at Friendship Haven on Mon. Aug. 27, 2018. Services will be held on Sat. Sept. 1 at 10:30 a.m. at Augustana Lutheran Church in Manson with burial in Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be on Fri. from 4 until 7 p.m. at Larson-Weishaar Funeral Home ...

PEGGY J. WILLE

Peggy J. Wille, 89, of Fort Dodge, died Monday, August 27, 2018, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Arrangements have been entrusted to Gunderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services.

BEULAH ERDMAN

LIVERMORE — Beulah Erdman, 91, passed away Friday, August 24, 2018 in Humboldt. A visitation will be held 4 to 6 PM Thursday at Lentz Funeral Home in Livermore. Burial will take place at a later date.

CHARLES MCDANIEL

GOLDFIELD — Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Eagle Grove. Visitation is 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Foust Funeral Home, Eagle Grove. www.foustfh.com

NAOMI MERRYMAN

Naomi Merryman, a resident of Fort Dodge and Badger for 87 years, died Aug­ust 15 in No­vi, Mich­­igan, days short of her 98th birthday. Mrs. Mer­ry­­man was born August 19, 1920, to Rev. B. A. Olsen, longtime pastor at Badger Lutheran Church, and his wife Ellen. Mrs. Merryman was ...

VERLDEAN BELL

JOHNSTON — Verldean Bell of Johnston, Iowa, 93, passed away on Friday, August 17, 2018, at her home at Bishop Drumm Care Cen­ter in John­ston, Iowa. A celebration of life will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at Hamilton’s on Westown Parkway, 3601 Westown Parkway in ...

KATHY ANN HILL

HUMBOLDT — Kathy Ann Hill, 68, of Humboldt, passed away August 25, 2018 at her home with her family by her side. A Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Humboldt. Burial will be in Union Cemetery, Humboldt. Visitation is from 4-8 ...

DERRICK W. BERHOW

BELMOND — Service is 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Belmond United Methodist Church, Belmond. Visitation is 4-7 p.m. Wednesday at Ewing Funeral Home, Belmond. www.ewingfh.com

MARLENE “MAY” LAHIFF

OTHO — Marlene “May” Lahiff, 81, of Otho passed away Thursday August 23, 2018 at Trinity Regional Medical Center. Funeral services are 10:30 a.m. Monday, August 27, 2018 at Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home with Msgr. Kevin McCoy officiating. Burial will follow at Otho Cemetery. A ...

DENNIS W. DAVIS

HARCOURT — Dennis W. Davis, 67, passed away Wednes­day, Aug­ust 22, 2018 at Mercy Med­ical Center, Des Moines. A Cele­bra­tion of Life will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, August 27, 2018 at United Methodist Church, Dayton with Pastor Jim Davis officiating. Burial will be at a later date. ...