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Obituaries

SUSAN M. HICKS

Susan M. Hicks, 70, of Spring, TX, formerly of Fort Dodge, passed away on Thursday, November 19, 2020, at Mary Greely Medical Center in Ames surrounded by her children. Graveside services will be 2:30 PM on Tuesday, November 24th, at Memorial Park Cemetery. Her children will plan a ...

REGAN M. WALKER

Regan M. Walker, 49, of Fort Dodge and formerly of Boone, died Saturday, November 21, 2020, at Trinity Regional Medical Center in Fort Dodge. A private family memorial service will be via Zoom on Saturday, November 28, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home is serving the ...

VERLIN E. CLAY

Verlin E. Clay, 79, of Otho, passed away on Thursday, November 19, 2020, at Trinity Regional Medical Center following a hard fought battle with Covid. Private family services will be held on Tuesday at 2 p.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church and School. The services will be live streamed on St. ...

LAURA VANVACTER

Laura VanVacter, 26, of Fort Dodge, passed away on Saturday, November 21, 2020, at UnityPoint Health — Trinity Regional Medical Center in Fort Dodge. Services are pending at the Gunderson Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Fort Dodge.

SYNTHIA PETERSON

A memorial gathering for Synthia Peterson, 63, of Arnolds Park, will be Wednesday, November 25, 2020, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Turner Jenness Funeral Home in Milford. The family requests that those attend to please wear a face mask. Synthia passed away Thursday, November 19, 2020, at ...

PATRICIA COOPER

Patricia Cooper, 71, formerly of Fort Dodge, passed away Friday, November 20, 2020, at Hiawatha Care Center. Services are pending with Laufersweiler Funeral Home.

LOWELL E. LYNCH

CLARION — Lowell E. Lynch, 94, of Clarion, passed away Friday, November 20, 2020, at Rehabilitation Center of Belmond. A private family graveside service will be held. www.ewingfh.com

JOSEPHINE JALOMO ACOSTA

WEBSTER CITY — Josephine Jalomo Acosta, 62, of Webster City, died Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020. Memorial service is 1 p.m. Saturday at Anchor Point Church in Webster City. www.bomanfh.com

MICHAEL F. LAWSON

Michael F. Lawson, 69, of Fort Dodge, died Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.brucesfuneralhome.com

DONNA KAY JOHNSON

Donna Kay Johnson, a native Fort Dodger, passed away on November 13, 2020. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home is serving the family. At an early age, Donna showed her love for drawing, singing, dancing, playing piano and acting, a true ...

CLARK A. LANE

HUMBOLDT — Clark A. Lane, 83, of Humboldt, passed away on Tuesday, November 17, 2020, at the Humboldt Care Center South. Arrangements are pending at the Mason-Lindhart Funeral & Cremation Service in Humboldt.

PAUL EDWARD CULVER

Visitation is 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at Gunderson Funeral Home and Cremation Services. A celebration of life will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, Gunderson’s. www.gundersonfuneral home.com

VERLIN CLAY

OTHO — Verlin Clay, 79, of Otho, passed away on Thursday, November 19, 2020, at Trinity Regional Medical Center. Services are pending. Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home is serving the family.

ALISE J. SORENSEN

HUMBOLDT — Alise J. Sorensen, 89, of Humboldt, passed away on Wednesday evening, Nov. 18, 2020, at Trinity Regional Medical Center in Fort Dodge. He is survived by his children Deborah (Bill) Kiley and Bart Sorensen, his grandchildren Allison, Christopher, Andy, Sara, Joe, James, Josie, ...

HARLAN GERALD JOHNSEN SR.

LAURENS — Harlan Gerald Johnsen Sr., age 83, of Laurens, went to be with his Lord on Wednesday, November 18, 2020, at the Pocahontas Hospital Hospice Care. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, November 23, 2020, at the Bethany Lutheran Church in Laurens, with Pastor David Klappenbach ...

NORMA HAUCK

LIVERMORE — Graveside services are 10:30 a.m. Monday, Union Cemetery, Livermore. Services will be live streamed on Lentz Funeral Home’s Facebook Page. Masks are required. www.lentzfuneral home.com

LATASHA HUFFMAN

Latasha Raeanne Huffman, 27, of Fort Dodge, passed away on Thursday, November 19th, 2020. Services are pending. Laufersweiler Funeral Home is serving the family.

SUSAN M. HICKS

Susan M. Hicks, 70, of Spring, TX, formerly of Fort Dodge, passed away on Thursday, November 19, 2020, at Mary Greeley Medical Center in Ames surrounded by her family. Services are pending. Laufersweiler Funeral Home is serving the family.

NORMA GRADY

Norma Grady, 88, of Fort Dodge, passed away on Thursday, November 19, 2020 at UnityPoint Health Trinity Regional Medical Center in Fort Dodge. Private services will be 1:00 PM on Saturday, November 21, 2020 at the Gunderson Funeral Chapel with burial in the Chapel of Peace Mausoleum at North ...

RITA MARLENE GERDES

Rita Marlene Gerdes, 85, of Fort Dodge passed away Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home. Funeral will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday November 23rd at Laufersweiler Funeral Home. Visitation will be on Monday from 9:00 AM until 11:00 AM at the funeral home. Masks are ...