Obituaries

GERTRUDE RICHTER

TITONKA — Funeral service is 11 a.m. Tuesday at the United Methodist Church. Visitation is an hour prior to services at the church. Oakcrest Funeral Services. www.oakcrestfuneralservices.com.

MARY L. AVELLEYRA

Mary L. Avelleyra, 93, of Fort Dodge passed away Sunday, February 17, 2019 at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home. A time of family gathering and prayer will be 10:00 am Monday, February 25, 2019 at Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home and then at 10:30 a Mass of Christian Burial will be at ...

EDNA STEINBERG

MANSON — Edna Steinberg, 91, died at the Accura Health Care of Pomeroy on Wed. Feb. 20, 2019. Funeral services will be held on Wed Feb. 27 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Manson, followed by burial in Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Tues Feb. 26 from 4 until 7 ...

DARRIN BOGER

WALL LAKE — Funeral services are 2:30 p.m., Saturday, Wall Lake Community Building. Visitation is 5-9 p.m., Friday, Farber and Otteman Funeral Home, Wall Lake. www.farberotteman.com

KATHY HATHAWAY JENKINS

Kathy Hathaway Jenkins, 65, of Fort Dodge, passed away on Thursday, February 21, 2019 at Trinity Regional Medical Center. Services are pending. Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home is serving the family.

BERNIE Y. FISHER

Bernie Y. Fisher, 92, of Fort Dodge, passed away on Thursday, February 21, 2019 at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home. Services are pending. Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home is serving the family.

BEVERLY A. MCNEESE

BRITT — Funeral services are 10:30 a.m., Monday, Evangelical Free Church, Britt. Visitation is 4-6 p.m., Sunday, at the church. www.ewingfh.com

MARY MARGARET NOLAN

Mary Margaret Nolan, 96, of Fort Dodge, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Feb­ruary 15, 2019. She was surrounded by her family and the amazing Marian Home staff. Memorial services will be at 11:00 AM on Friday, February 22, 2019, in the Chapel of the Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral ...

LOIS I. BUTTOLPH

ROCKWELL CITY — Lois I. Buttolph, 95, passed away Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at Accura Healthcare of Pomeroy. Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, Feb. 25, 2019 at St. Paul’s Lutheran & Presbyterian Church, Rockwell City, with Pastor James Hoover Mossman officiating. Burial will ...

EDWARD D. RYKHUS

Edward D. Rykhus, 77, of Fort Dodge passed away Feb. 17, 2019 fighting a good fight, at Trinity Regional Medical Center. Ed was born in Ft Dodge on Aug 2, 1941 to Severt and Mary (McClucky) Rykhus. He went to school in Otho, graduating in 1959. He liked his gardening, often giving more away ...

BUTCH (MELVIN) HELTON

WEBSTER CITY — Butch (Melvin) Helton passed away on February 19, 2019. Butch was born on July 11, 1947 in a small town in southern Iowa. On April 1, 1966, he married Trudy Studley. Butch is survived by his wife, Trudy, to whom he was married for almost 53 years, and his three children: Tami ...

BETTY LOU RIEBKES

IOWA FALLS — Service is 10 a.m. Saturday at Austinville Christian Reformed Church, Austinville. Visitation is 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Linn’s Funeral Chapel, Iowa Falls. linnsfuneralhome.com

MARY CATHERINE CONLON

Mary Catherine Conlon, 87, of Fort Dodge passed away Sun­day, Feb­ruary 17, 2019, at the Simpson Health Care Center, Friendship Haven. A time of family gathering, and prayers will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, February 23, 2019, at Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home and then the Mass of ...

SHIRLEY A. DUEHRING

Shirley A. Duehring, 82, of Fort Dodge passed away Mon­day, Feb­ruary 11, 2019 at her daughter Shelly’s home. Celebra­tion of Life service will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home with Rev. Allen Henderson officiating. Burial will be at North ...

GEORGE H. ALEXANDER

George H. Alexander, 78, of Fort Dodge, died February 18, 2019 at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home. Graveside services and military honors will be held 11:00 a.m. Thursday at the Iowa Veterans Cemetery, Van Meter. Gunderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services are entrusted with the ...

RICHARD L. DUNSCOMBE

HUMBOLDT — Richard L. Dunscombe, 54, formerly of Humboldt, passed away at the Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota on January 27, 2019. He is survived by his parents, Dr. Larry and Carol Dunscombe of Humboldt, his sisters, Laura Loftus of Minneapolis and Lisa (John) ...

LOIS I. BUTTOLPH

ROCKWELL CITY — Lois I. Buttolph, 95, passed away Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at Accura Health Care of Pomeroy. Services are pending with Palmer-Swank Funeral Home, Rockwell City.

MARIAN JENSEN

Marian Jensen, 102, of Fort Dodge, passed away on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at Bickford of Fort Dodge Assisted Living. Services will be 11:00 a.m., on Friday, February 22, 2019, at St. Olaf Lutheran Church in Fort Dodge with Pastor Len Halverson officiating. Burial will be in Union ...

STEVE L. BADERTSCHER

Steve L. Badertscher, age 59, of Sac City, Iowa and formerly of Storm Lake, Iowa died Saturday, February 16, 2019 at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. Memorial services will be held Friday, February 22, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Sac City. Burial ...

MARY ANN SIEBRECHT

ODEBOLT — Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Friday, First Presbyterian Church, Odebolt. Visitation is 5-7 p.m., Thursday, Farber and Otteman Funeral Home, Odebolt. www.farberotteman.com