Obituaries

MARIA (SADLER) AMONSON

EAGLE GROVE — Maria (Sadler) Amonson, 55, of Waukee formerly of Eagle Grove, died Thursday, December 14, 2017. A Celebration of her life will be Saturday December 16, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in Eagle Grove. Foust Funeral Homes, Eagle Grove & Goldfield are in ...

EARL BALCH

Earl Balch, 73, of Fort Dodge passed away Thursday, December 14, 2017 at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home. Services will be held at a later date. Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home is serving the family.

DON DAVIS

MANSON — Don Davis, 87, died at the Good Samaritan Society, Manson on Thurs. Dec. 14, 2017. Services are pending at Larson-Weishaar Funeral Home in Manson. www.larsonweishaar.com

LIESELOTTE “LOTTE” MIKESELL

Lieselotte “Lotte” Mikesell, 85, of Fort Dodge was called to the Lord on Friday, December 8, 2017 at Trinity Regional Medical Center surrounded by her family. Liesel­otte Bayer was born May 25, 1932 in Blaighach, Germany (Bavaria). Lotte is survived by her children, Irene Marsh ...

RICHARD L. SADLER

EAGLE GROVE — Richard Lyle Sadler, the son of Matthew and Irene (Culmer) Sadler, was born on February 12, 1930, in Eagle Grove. He was raised and educated in Eagle Grove where he graduated from Eagle Grove High School with the “Class of 1948”. Dick then joined the United States Army ...

PHYLLIS M. HARTER

POCAHONTAS — Phyllis M. Harter, 88, of Pocahontas, passed away Tuesday, December 12, 2017, at Pocahontas Manor Care Center. Services are pending. Laufersweiler-Sievers is serving the family.

CHRISTINA SIFERT

BURT — Funeral services are 11 a.m. Friday at Lentz Funeral Home in Algona. Visitation will be 10 a.m. until service time. Condolences may be left at www.lentzfuneralhome.com

MARLYS FISCHER

THOR — Funeral Services are at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017, at Ullensvang Lutheran Church in Thor. Visitation is one hour prior to the service Saturday at the church. www.foustfh.com

ROGER CHRISTENSON

Roger Christenson, 89, of Fort Dodge, died Mon­day, Dec­ember 11, 2017 at the Hum­boldt Care Cen­ter North. Ser­vice will be 11:00 AM Friday, December 15, 2017 at Christ Lutheran Church in Fort Dodge with the Rev. Craig Miller officiating. Burial will be in the Memorial Park Cemetery in ...

CAROLYN BANWART

Memorial gathering for friends and former students will be held Saturday, December 16th from 2-4 pm at Sleep Inn and Suites, 110 Leah Lane, Fort Dodge. Carolyn, beloved wife of Ron Banwart, taught several years in the Northwest Webster and Fort Dodge School systems.

MARY CATHERINE DIGIUSEPPE

Mary DiGiuseppe, 69, formerly of Fort Dodge, passed away Dec. 3, 2017 at her home in Maumelle, AR. Mary was preceded in death by husband Gary; son Andrew; her parents, brother and sister. Mary is survived by son James, daughter Annie, two sisters and a brother; Aunt Ruth, cousins, nieces and ...

KENDRICK JAMES CONNER

IOWA FALLS — Service is 11:30 a.m. Friday at the Church of the Open Bible, Iowa Falls. Visitation is 10-11 a.m. Friday at the church. linnsfuneralhome.com

MARY “JANE” MCNEALEY EASTMAN

Mary “Jane” Mc­Nealey Eastman was born March 6, 1944 in Mi­lan, Missouri to George and Harrylene (Lee) Mc­Nealey. The family moved to Fort Dodge and Jane attended Fort Dodge Senior High. She was united in marriage to Ronald Eastman on July 20, 1974. The couple settled in Callender, ...

VIOLET FILLOON

LAURENS — Service is 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Northfield Retirement Community, Northfield, Minn., with visitation from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Powers Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. www.powersfh.net

ROBERT L. MILLER

GALT — Services will be 2 p.m., Dec. 16, 2017, at Ewing Funeral Home, Clarion. Visitation is 12-2 p.m. Dec. 16, 2017, at the funeral home. www.ewingfh.com

FRANKLIN THIES

IOWA FALLS — Service is 11 a.m. Dec. 30 at St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, Geneva. Memorials to Franklin Thies Memorial, Linn’s Funeral Home, Iowa Falls. linnsfuneralhome.com

VERNON J. SCHULZE

HUMBOLDT — Vernon J. Schulze, 82, of Humboldt, passed away December 12, 2017 at the Humboldt County Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, December 15, 2017 at the Zion Lutheran Church in Humboldt. Visitation is from 5-7 p.m. Thursday at the Mason-Lindhart Funeral ...

JEREMY DYLAN CALDEIRA

Jeremy Dylan Caldeira, 36, died Wednesday, December 6, 2017 from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. A Celebration of Life gathering will be held at 8 p.m. on Thursday, December 14, 2017 at the Dodge City Tap on Central Avenue in Fort Dodge. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 ...

VIOLA (LANDMESSER) HARRIS

Viola (Landmesser) Harris, 98, of Fort Dodge, went to her heavenly home on Monday, December 11, 2017 surrounded by her family at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home. The memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, December 18, 2017 at Christ Lutheran Church with Pastor Craig Miller ...

LINDA PRESTON

Linda Preston, 66, of Humboldt, passed away December 11, 2017 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Friday, December 15, 2017 in the chapel of the Mason-Lindhart Funeral Home in Humboldt followed by funeral services at 7 p.m. Linda is survived by her sons, Toby ...