Obituaries

SHEILA TAYLOR

LYTTON — Sheila Rae Taylor, 53, of Lytton, died Friday, June 21, 2019, at UnityPoint Trinity Regional Medical Center. A service honoring Sheila’s life will be at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, June 27, at Grace Lutheran Church with the Rev. Dan Kahl officiating. Interment will follow at North Lawn ...

RALPH HEISTERKAMP

LAKE CITY — Ralph Heisterkamp, 73, died Saturday, June 22, 2019. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with a scripture prayer service at 7 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 26, 2019, at St. Mary’s ...

RICHARD WITTROCK

ROCKWELL CITY — Richard Lee Wittrock, 65, died unexpectedly on the first day of summer, Friday, June 21, 2019. Funeral Services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 27, 2019 at the United Methodist Church, Rockwell City. Burial of casket will follow at Rosehill Cemetery, Rockwell City. ...

MARGARET “PEGGY” MOORE

Margaret “Peggy” L. Moore, 95, of Fort Dodge, passed away on Sunday, June 23, 2019, at Oakview Care Center in Conrad, IA. Funeral services are pending. Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home is serving the family.

DUANE ALLEN CLEARWATER

FARNHAMVILLE — It is with great love and deep sorrow, we share that our beloved brother, brother-in-law, uncle, great uncle, nephew, and son, Duane Allen Clearwater, passed, on the morning of Tuesday, June 18, 2019. A graveside memorial service for family and friends (casual attire), ...

ANNA MAE WALKER

WESLEY — Funeral Mass is 10:30 am Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Visitation 5-7 p.m. Monday at Oakcrest Funeral Services. www.oakcrestfuneral services.com.

MARGERY MCCARTEN

Margery McCarten, 94, of Fort Dodge passed away on Thursday, June 20, 2019 at the Simpson Health Center in Fort Dodge. Memor­ial service will be held 1:30 p.m. today, Saturday, June 22, 2019 at the Tompkins Celebration Center of Friendship Haven. Private interment will be held in Corpus ...

WILLIAM “BILL” MORRIS NAPIER

LAWRENCE, KS — William “Bill” Morris NaPier, 70, of Law­rence, Kan­sas, succumbed to Park­in­son’s disease surrounded by his family on June 20, 2019. Born in Omaha, Nebraska he was the son of the late William and Shirley NaPier. He graduated from Omaha South High School and ...

SHEILA RAE TAYLOR

Sheila Rae Taylor, 53, of Lytton, died Friday, June 21, 2019, at UnityPoint Trinity Regional Medical Center. Arrangements have been entrusted to Gunderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services.

KENNETH THURSTON

GOWRIE — Kenneth Thurston, 65, of Gowrie, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, June 20, 2019, at Trinity Regional Medical Center in Fort Dodge. Services will be 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 29, 2019, at the Gunderson Funeral Chapel with Rev. Jim Davis officiating. Burial will be in the Otho ...

MAXINE LAUBENTHAL

WEST BEND — Maxine Laubenthal 88 of West Bend died Friday June 21, 2019 at the West Bend Care Center. Services will be held Tuesday, 10:30 a.m, at Sts. Peter and Paul’s Catholic Church West Bend with burial to follow in the West Bend Cemetery. Visitation is from 4-7 p.m., at the church on ...

DAVID “DAVEY” LEWIS CLARK

BROWNING, MO — Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, June 29, Berlin Jackson Township Cemetery, Owasa. Linn’s Funeral Home, Iowa Falls, is assisting the family. linnsfuneralhome.com

RICHARD “DICK” BERENS

CLARION — A memorial Mass will be 1:30 p.m. Monday, St John’s Catholic Church, Clarion. A scriptural wake and rosary is 3:30-6 p.m., Sunday, Ewing Funeral Home, Clarion.

KENNETH THURSTON

GOWRIE — Kenneth Thurston, 65, of Gowrie, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, June 20, 2019, at Trinity Regional Medical Center in Fort Dodge. Services are pending at the Gunderson Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Fort Dodge.

MARK HOSTENG

SAC CITY — Memorial services will be 10:30 a.m., Monday, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Sac City. Visitation is 4-7 p.m., Sunday, Farber & Otteman Funeral Home, Sac City. www.farberotteman.com

JANE NANCY TAYLOR

IOWA FALLS — Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Monday, Linn’s Funeral Home Chapel, Iowa Falls. Visitation is 5-7 p.m., Sunday, Linns Funeral Home Chapel. linnsfuneralhome.com

MAVIS ODELL ELLERTSON BOTTELSON

WEST DES MOINES — Mavis Odell Ell­ertson was born Feb­ruary 5, 1928, to Ole and Matt­ie Ellertson near Kiester, Minnesota. The youngest of nine siblings, she was born an aunt and enjoyed that distinction. The family moved frequently when she was young, but by high school, they settled ...

WILLIAM CARL BRUGGEMAN

LAKE CITY — Funeral services are 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Immanuel Lutheran Church, Lidderdale. Visitation is 5 p.m., Friday, Dahn and Woodhouse Funeral Home, Carroll.

DON KNUDSEN

EAGLE GROVE — Memorial services will be held on 1 p.m., Friday, July 5, at the United Methodist Church, Eagle Grove with visitation one hour prior to the service. www.foustfh.com

DAVID WILLIAM PIERSON

BLACK BUTTE RANCH, OR — David William Pierson, 91, of Black Butte Ranch, OR, died suddenly on Sunday, June 2, 2019 at home. David was born in Appleton, WA, but grew up in Hermiston, OR. He married Barbara (Trimble) in 1955 and lived in Oregon and Hawaii before settling at Black Butte Ranch, ...