Obituaries

EUGENE G. HUEGERICH

FONDA — Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Columbkille Catholic Church, Varina. Visitation is 5-7 p.m. Friday at St. Columbkille Catholic Church, Varina. www.fratzkejensen.com

WILLIAM R. BLANCHET

William R. Blanchet, 93, of Har­court, formerly of Fort Dodge passed away Sat­urday, February 10, 2018 at the Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 AM on Saturday, February 17th, at St. Thomas Catholic Church in Manson with Rev. Lynn Bruch, ...

PHIL NELSON

Phil Nelson, 62, of Fort Dodge, passed away Sunday, February 11, 2018, at the Paula J. Baber Home in Fort Dodge. Ser­vices will be 2:00 PM on Saturday, February 17, 2018, at the Gunderson Funeral Chapel. Visitation will be from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM Friday at the Gunderson Funeral Home and ...

DAVE HILL

David Benjamin Hill, 81, of Rowland Heights, California, passed away, Saturday, January 27, 2018, at his home. A celebration of life service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, February 16, at Christ Church of the Valley (CCV), 1404 W. Covina Blvd. San Dimas, CA 91773. Reception will ...

LILY MAE DIEGEL

CALLENDER — Lily Mae Diegel, age 85 years of Lincoln, passed away February 12, 2018. Lily was born on May 26, 1932, on a farm near Callender, Iowa, to Harry and Margaret (Lillig) Allard. She attended Fulton Township grade school and graduated from Callender Public High School. Lily graduated ...

GERALD “GARY” F. CHAPMAN

ROCKWELL CITY — Gerald “Gary” F. Chapman, 86, passed away Sunday, February 11, 2018 at Friendship Haven, Fort Dodge. Funeral service are pending with Palmer-Swank Funeral Home, Rockwell City.

ESTHER L. POHLMAN

CLARION — Mass is Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, at 10:30 AM at St. John’s Catholic Church in Clarion. Visitation is Thursday, Feb. 15 from 4-6 PM at Ewing Funeral Home in Clarion. www.ewingfh.com

WILLIAM R. BLANCHET

HARCOURT — William R. Blanchet, 93, of Harcourt, formerly of Fort Dodge, passed away Saturday, February 10, 2018, at the Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 AM on Saturday, February 17th, at St. Thomas Catholic Church in Manson with Rev. Lynn ...

VERONICA M. GRANNON-HINDS

Veronica M. Grannon- Hinds, 92, of Fort Dodge, passed away Sunday, February 11, 2018, at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home. Services are pending. The Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home is serving the family.

NORMA HARRIS

Norma Harris, 81, of Fort Dodge, died as a result of a car accident on February 11, 2018. Funeral arrangements are pending at Gunderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services.

ANDY LARA

DES MOINES — Andrew “Andy” Lara, 55, of Des Moines, formerly of Fort Dodge, died February 10, 2018, of natural causes at his home. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 14, 2018, at Riverside United Methodist Church. Interment will be held in North Lawn Cemetery. ...

WILLIAM R. BLANCHET

HARCOURT — William R. Blanchet, 93, of Harcourt, formerly of Fort Dodge passed away Saturday, February 10, 2018 at the Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown. Services are pending with Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home.

JOANNA MARICLE

Joanna Eloise Maricle, age 83, died at Brookdale Care Center, Green­wood Vill­age, Colo­rado on Mon­­day, Jan­uary 22, 2018. Memor­ial visitation will be held from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Sun­day, Feb­ruary 18, 2018 at Gunderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services. Private burial will ...

MARIE L. HOOD

Marie L. Hood (89) died 01/30/18. Marie ‘Mary’ (DeLanoit) Lyons Hood was born on 8/16/28 to Pete & Marie (VanSteenberge) DeLanoit on their farm in Madison Co, near Winterset, Mary was preceded in death by her parents and husbands Phil Lyons and David Hood. Also preceded in death by ...

LOWELL “PETE” PEDERSEN

POCAHONTAS — Lowell “Pete” Pedersen, age 83, of Pocahontas, passed away on Friday, February 9, 2018, at the Pocahontas Manor Care Center in Pocahontas, Iowa. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, February 13, 2018, at the Powers Funeral Home in Pocahontas, Iowa, with Pastor Kris ...

ANDREW LARA

Andrew Lara, 55, of Des Moines, died February 10, 2018 at his home. Funeral services are pending at Gunderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services.

ELSIE ELLIOTT

IOWA FALLS — Elsie A Elliott, 100, of Iowa Falls, Iowa passed away Thursday, February 1, 2018 at the Heritage Care Center in Iowa Falls. The funeral service was held Feb. 5, 2018. linnsfuneralhome.com

ESTHER SPRINGER

NORTHWOOD — Esther Alvina Helen Springer, 92, Northwood, died Thursday, February 08, 2018, at the Lutheran Retirement Home in Northwood. ColonialChapels.com

ROXANNE MARIE (SMITH) RICHARD

Roxanne Marie (Smith) Richard, 61, passed away February 5, 2018 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines after a battle with cancer. Visitation will be held at 3 p.m. Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, at New Covenant Christian Church in Fort Dodge with a Celebration of Life Service to follow at 4 ...

DIANE L. KNELLER

ROCKWELL CITY — Diane L. Kneller 71, passed away Thursday, February 8, 2018 at Trinity Regional Medical Center, Fort Dodge. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Monday, Feb. 12, at the Palmer & Swank Funeral Home, Rockwell City, with Rev. Wayne Pfannkuch officiating. Burial will be at ...