Obituaries

REV. EDMOND F. ADAMS

Rev. Edmond F. Adams, 98, of Fort Dodge passed away Monday, October 22, 2018 at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home. Services are pending with Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home.

HELEN NIBEL

Helen Nibel, 93, of Fort Dodge, died October 23, 2018 at the Simpson Health Center of Friendship Haven. Services are pending at Gunderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services.

MARY JEAN BIRKEY

BARNUM — Mary Jean Birkey, 84, of Barnum, Iowa, died Friday morning, October 19th, 2018 at Bickford Cottages in Fort Dodge, Iowa. Fun­eral Services will be held Saturday, October 27, 2018, at 11:00 am at the Manson Mennonite Church in Manson, IA. Visitation will be one hour prior to the ...

FREDRICK “TED” TAYLOR

Fredrick “Ted” Taylor, 83, of Fort Dodge passed away Monday, October 22, 2018 at the Simp­son Health Center, Friendship Haven. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, October 25, 2018 at Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home with Rev. Jennifer Owen-Osheim, Friendship Haven Chaplain ...

RICKY A. AHLERS

LAURENS — Ricky A. Ahlers, age 58, of Laurens, passed away on Sunday, October 21, 2018, at the Pocahontas Community Hospital in Pocahontas, Iowa. Graveside services are 11 a.m. Saturday, October 27, 2018, at the Calvary Cemetery, near Laurens, Iowa. Visitation is 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, ...

DIXIE L. PAULSON

Dixie L. Paulson, 86 of Fort Dodge passed away Sunday, October 21, 2018 at Trinity Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be 10:30 am Saturday, October 27, 2018 at Saint Paul Lutheran Church with Rev. Allen Henderson officiating. A visitation will be 5:00 to 7:00 pm Friday at ...

GREGORY A. PEKKALA

WEBSTER CITY — Memorial services will be 4 p.m., Saturday, at Ewing Funeral Home, Clarion. Visitation is 2-4 p.m., Saturday, Ewing Funeral Home in Clarion. www.ewingfh.com

DIXIE L. PAULSON

Dixie L. Paulson, 86, of Fort Dodge, passed away Sunday, October 21, 2018, at Trinity Regional Medical Center. Services are pending with Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home.

WILLIAM McGOUGH

William “Bill” McGough, 53, of Fort Dodge, passed away Sunday, October 21, 2018, at his home. Services are pending with Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home.

DORIS E. BURMEISTER

MANSON — Doris E. Burmeister was born September 3, 1925, and was raised near Knierim, Iowa. She attended Manson High School and graduated from Fort Dodge High School. She married Leonard “Len” Burmeister on August 27, 1943. She was a devoted mother to Jim and Jan. She helped Len with ...

JANET K. HERSOM

Janet K. Hersom, 84, of Fort Dodge, died Saturday, October 13, 2018, at Unity­Point Tri­nity Reg­ional Med­ical Center in Fort Dodge. A service honoring Janet’s life will be held Tuesday, October 23, at 11:00 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Dr. Austin Hill ...

GERALD D. BLACK

Gerald D. Black, 86, of Fort Dodge passed away Thursday, October 18, 2018 at Trinity Regional Medical Center. A time of family gathering and prayer will be 10:00 am Monday, October 22, 2018 in the chapel of Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home and 10:30 a Mass of Christian Burial will be at ...

HASSON HAMEED

Hasson Hameed, 77, of Fort Dodge, Iowa passed away in his peaceful sleep at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home of Congestive Heart Failure. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, October 26, 2018 at Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home. Burial will follow at North Lawn Cemetery. A ...

ROD CARTEE

Rod Cartee, 64, of Fort Dodge, died October 19, 2018 at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home, following a 13 year battle with cancer. Memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, October 22, 2018 at Gunderson Funeral Chapel with visitation held one hour prior to the service. Roderick ...

ROSEMARY SAMPSON

Rosemary Sampson, 91, of Fort Dodge passed away Thursday, October 18, 2018 at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home with Msgr. Kevin McCoy officiating. Burial will follow at Oakland Cemetery, Fort ...

GERALD D. BLACK

Gerald D. Black, 86, of Fort Dodge passed away Thursday, October 18, 2018 at Trinity Regional Medical Center. A time of family gathering and prayer will be 10:00 am Monday, October 22, 2018 in the chapel of Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home and 10:30 a Mass of Christian Burial will be at ...

JAMES LARSON

BRITT — Memorial services will be, Saturday at 3:00 p.m., at Ewing Funeral Chapel, Britt. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the memorial service on Saturday. www.ewingfh.com

LORENE MAIER

EAGLE GROVE — Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m., Monday, at Sacred Heart Church, Eagle Grove. Visitation is 9:30-11 a.m., Monday at the Church. www.foustfh.com

BUD ESTERGAARD

Bud Estergaard, 82, of Fort Dodge, formerly of Sioux City, Hampton, Marshall­town and Ankeny, passed away peacefully Thursday, October 18, 2018, at his residence. Services will be held at Trinity United Methodist Church, Monday, October 22 at 10:00 am with a lunch to follow. A visitation ...

CLIFFORD LEWELLYN

HUMBOLDT — Clifford H. Lewellyn, 97, formerly of Humboldt and former President of the First National Bank in Humboldt, passed away at the Primrose Retirement Community in Sioux Falls, South Dakota on Monday, October 15, 2018. Cliff is survived by his son Craig (Muriel Lewellyn, daughter ...