Obituaries

RAYMOND E. KORF

POMEROY — Raymond E. Korf, age 88, of Pomeroy, Iowa passed away on Thursday, October 5, 2017, at the Accura Health Care Center in Pomeroy, Iowa. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, October 9, 2017, at the St. John Lutheran Church in Pomeroy, Iowa with Pastor Tom Hagen ...

PATRICIA (PATTY) BRISTOW

October 30, 1956 - September 29, 2017 Patty Bristow nee Scobba lived a life filled with laughter and sugar and shopping and dogs. She took pleasure in simple things and shared that joy with the rest of us through unexpected gifts and endless bars and cookies. She made friends with ...

BRADY J. AHLSTROM

DAKOTA CITY — Brady J. Ahlstrom, 12, of Dakota City, passed away September 24, 2017 as the result of an automobile accident. Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Monday, October 9, 2017 at Oak Hill Church. Visitation is from 2-5 p.m. Sunday at the church. The Mason-Lindhart Funeral Home of ...

MARY THILGES

HUMBOLDT — Service is Noon on Saturday Oct. 7 at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Humboldt. Visitation is 10:00 AM until service time on Saturday at the church. Ubben-Lentz Funeral Home. www.ubben lentzfuneralhome.com

JULIE (GAHAN) BRANDAU

OSAGE — Celebration of Life Service is 11 a.m. Monday at Eden Presbyterian Church, rural Rudd. Visitation is 10–11 a.m. at the church. www.champion-bucheit funeralhome.com

ROBERT SELL

MANSON — Robert (Bob) Sell, 86, formerly from Manson, passed away Sat. Sept. 30 in Glendale Arizona where he and his wife of 47 years Myrna Sell resided.

ETHYL BALL

SIOUX CITY — Ethyl Ball, 92, of Sioux City, IA went home to her Lord on Sept 25, 2017. A funeral service was held Sept. 29 in Sioux City. Ethyl Sprague was united in marriage to Rollin Ball on May 10, 1947, in Cedar Rapids, IA. The couple later moved to Sioux City during the Flood of 1953 ...

RUTH A. ROPTE

HUMBOLDT — Ruth A. Ropte, 70, of Humboldt, passed away October 3, 2017 at the Humboldt Care Center South. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, October 7, 2017 at Oak Hill Church in Humboldt with Pastor Doug Wolter officiating. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Friday at the church. ...

WILLIAM “BILL” HOLM

LAKE CITY — William “Bill” Holm, 93, died Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at Shady Oaks Care Center in Lake City. A memorial service to celebrate Bill’s life will be held at a later date. Lampe Funeral Home in Lake City is assisting the family. www.lampefuneralhome.com

CARRIE OSBORN

NEWTON — Graveside service is 9:30 am Monday at the St. Mark Catholic Cemetery, Iowa Falls. Memorial service to follow at 2 p.m. at Congregational United Church of Christ, Newton. www.linnsfuneralhome.com

JIMMIE IRELAND

IOWA FALLS — Funeral service is 1 pm Thursday at First United Methodist Church in Iowa Falls. Visitation is 5-7 pm Wednesday at Linn’s Funeral Home Chapel, Iowa Falls. www.linnsfuneralhome.com

HERMAN H. HIEMSTRA

CLARION — Service is 11 a.m. on Saturday at Ewing Funeral Home in Clarion. Visitation is one hour prior to services at the funeral home on Saturday. www.ewingfh.com

DELORES “DEE” A. BLACK

Delores “Dee” A. Black, 84, of Fort Dodge passed away Sunday, October 1, 2017 at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday October 5, 2017 at Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home and then a Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10:30 at Corpus ...

IRENE RICK

WEST BEND — Funeral services for Irene J. Rick, 95 of Ruthven, formerly of West Bend will be held Wednesday, 10:30 AM at the Apostolic Christian Church, West Bend with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 9:00 - 10:30 AM at the church prior to services. Harris ...

THOMAS BLANCHET

Thomas Blanchet, 71, of Fort Dodge, passed away on Sunday, October 1, 2017 at the Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown, Iowa. Private services will be held at a later date. The Gunderson Funeral Home and Cremation Service are in charge of arrangements. Thomas Albert Blanchet, the son of William ...

MARY HALDER

WEBSTER CITY — Mary Halder, 75, of Webster City, died Sunday, October 1, 2017, at her home in Webster City. A Celebration of Life Gathering will be held on Thursday, October 5, 2017 from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Sampson Room at Fuller Hall. Graveside Services will be held on Friday, October 6, 2017 ...

VIRVAL CHRISTINA LEE WIDICK

WEBSTER CITY — Virval Christina Lee Widick, 88, of Webster City, passed away on Saturday, September 30, 2017, at Crestview Nursing and Rehabilitation in Webster City. Funeral service will be 1:00 PM on Wednesday, October 4, 2017, at the Gunderson Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in the West ...

BRAXTON JACOB BOYD

BODE — Braxton Jacob Boyd, 19 months old, died September 30, 2017, at the Kossuth Regional Medical Center in Algona. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, October 5, 2017, in the chapel of the Mason-Lindhart Funeral Home in Humboldt. Visitation is from 4-8 p.m., Wednesday at the ...

DELORES A. BLACK

Delores A. Black, 84, of Fort Dodge passed away Sunday, October 1, 2017, at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home. Services are pending. Laufersweiler-Sievers is serving the family.

Bethene Hovey

LONE ROCK - Funeral is 10:30 AM Wednesday at at Lone Rock Presbyterian Church. Visitation is 5 to 7 PM Tuesday at church. www.oakcrestfuneralservices.com