Obituaries

MARGARET MARY HAMM

Margaret Mary Hamm, 96, of Fort Dodge, died on Friday, August 23rd, 2019, at Friendship Haven Funeral services will be held on Wednesday August 28th at 10:00 AM in the Chapel of the Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home and 10:30 AM at Sacred Heart Church for Mass of Christian Burial. Burial ...

CAROL MURPHY

Carol Murphy, 72, of Fort Dodge, died August 22, 2019 at Trinity Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at the Gunderson Funeral Chapel and the Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 a.m. at Corpus Christi Church. Interment will be ...

MARGARET FIELD

Margaret Field, 85, of Fort Dodge, was called home by the Lord on Tuesday, August 20, 2019. Ser­vices will be 11:00 a.m., on Thurs­day, Aug­ust 29, 2019, at the Gunderson Funeral Chapel with Rev. Dale Harlow officiating. Burial will be 2:00 p.m., on Thursday in Graceland Cemetery in ...

BETTY EWING

Betty Syferd Ewing, 93, of Fort Dodge, died August 23, 2019 at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home. Private graveside services will be held at the Westlawn Cemetery, Lehigh. Gunderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services is entrusted with the arrangements. Betty Jean Canfield was born January ...

VIRGIL A. NELSON

DAKOTA CITY — Virgil A. Nelson, 77, of Dakota City, passed away at his home on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 following a lengthy illness. He is survived by his wife, Barbara of Dakota City, his children, Denise (Dennis) Gonzales of San Antonio, Texas, Neal Nelson of Humboldt, his ...

MARY IMUS

Mary Lou Wharton Imus, 89, of Des Moines, died August 23, 2019 at Wesley Acres. Services are entrusted to Gunderson Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

WILLIAM RAY RUTLEDGE

William Ray Rutledge was born De­cem­ber 7th, 1942, in Fort Dodge, IA to Joseph and Vir­ginia Rut­ledge. He attended school and graduated from Goldfield in 1961. He attended Iowa State and took classes through ICCC. He married the love of his life Julia Amosson on January 8th, 1965, in ...

LOIS A. PATTERSON

BELMOND — Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Trinity Lutheran Church, Belmond. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m., Tuesday, Ewing Funeral Home, Belmond, and one hour prior to service.

MARGARET MARY HAMM

Margaret Mary Hamm, 96, of Fort Dodge, died on Friday, August 23rd, 2019, at Friendship Haven. Services are pending. Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home is serving the family.

PHYLLIS HALVERSON

Phyllis Halverson, 85, of Fort Dodge, died Aug­ust 23, 2019 at Paula J. Ba­ber Hos­pice Home. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, August 25, 2019 at Tompkins Celebration Center at Friendship Haven. Visitation will be from 1-2 p.m. Sunday at the Tompkins Celebration ...

CAROL MURPHY

Carol Murphy, 72, of Fort Dodge, died August 22, 2019 at Trinity Regional Medical Center. Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at Corpus Christi Church. Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Monday with a vigil and rosary service at 6:30 p.m. ...

MILDRED B. DEVEREAUX

HAVELOCK — Mildred B. Devereaux, 97, of Havelock, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, August 22, 2019, at the Laurens Care Center in Laurens, Iowa. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Monday, August 26, 2019, at the Resurrection of Our Lord Catholic Church in Pocahontas, Iowa, with Father Craig ...

BRUCE MESSERLY

Bruce Messerly, 75, of Fort Dodge, died August 20, 2019 at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home. Visitation will be held 9:00 a.m. Saturday until the funeral service at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, August 24, 2019 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. Interment will be held in Colfax Township Cemetery. ...

SEAN MANNEL

Sean Mannel. 51, of Fort Dodge passed away Saturday, August 17, 2019, at Trinity Regional Medical Center. Celeb-ration of Life Saturday, August 24th at 2:00 p.m., at Laufersweiler Funeral Home. Visitation will be on Saturday from 1:00 p.m., to 2:00 p.m. at Laufersweiler Funeral ...

MARGARET “PEGGY” GARCIA

STANHOPE — Margaret “Peggy” Garcia, 36, of Stanhope and formerly of Fort Dodge passed away Friday, July 19, 2019 at Trinity Regional Medical Center. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, August 24, 2019 at Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Lawn Hill Cemetery in ...

CARL E. BROWN

On Tuesday, August 20, 2019, Carl E. Brown, loving husband, father, grandfather,and great-grandfather, passed away at the Paula J. Baber Hospice House. He was born August 31, 1935, in West Bend, Iowa, the son of Lon and Fern Jacobs Brown. He married Linda Louise Hamann on June 7, 1959 and ...

JOHN A. HEBERT

ROCKWELL CITY — John A. Hebert 79, passed away Monday, August 19, 2019 at his home. Funeral Services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, August 23, 2019 at the Church of Christ, Rockwell City. Burial will be at Rosehill Cemetery, with Military Graveside Rites conducted by the Rockwell City Veterans ...

LETTY MARLENE ERIKSEN

DOWS — Graveside services for Letty Marlene Eriksen will be held on Saturday, August 24, 2019 at 2:00 PM at Fairview Cemetery in Dows. Pastor Mark Peterson will officiate.

JILL HANSEN BURR

HUMBOLDT — Jill Hansen Burr, 72, of Humboldt passed away on August 13, 2019, in Fort Dodge. She was born to Ron and Peg Hansen on October 22, 1946, in Rice Lake, Wisconsin. Jill is survived by her four children; Rachel (Nicolas Coulet) Burr, Stephen Burr, Amy Burr, and Maria Burr-DeHaven; ...

MARY MORTENSEN

WATERLOO — Mary Mortensen, 92, of Waterloo, died Monday, August 19, at the Martin Health Center, Western Home. She was born May 26, 1927, in Freeport, Ill., the daughter of Fred C. and Mrytle Wachtel Leigh. She married James Melvin Mortensen on May 14, 1952, in Clinton and he preceded ...