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Obituaries

MERIDITH SPERLING

LAKE CITY — On the morning of October 18, 2019, Jesus took Meridith Sperling, aged 79, to her eternal home with Him. Meridith was a long-term resident of Lake City, Iowa, an active member and Sunday School teacher in Pilgrim Lutheran Church of Lake City, an avid quilter and gardener, and ...

MARK WILLIAM COFFEY

Mark William Coffey, 61, of Boulder, Colorado, died October 17, 2019. He was born October 24, 1957, in Lincoln, Nebraska, the son of William D. and Patricia A. (Morgan) Coffey. He was raised in Nebraska and Iowa and received his undergraduate degree from the University of Iowa. He earned a PhD ...

HENRY “HANK” WITT

WEBSTER CITY — Visitation will be Wednesday, from 6:30- 8:30 p.m., Asbury United Methodist Church, Webster City. A Memorial Service will be 11:00 a.m., Thursday, Asbury United Methodist Church.

JAN ROWEN

EAGLE GROVE — Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, United Methodist Church, Eagle Grove. Visitation is 5-8 p.m., Friday, Foust Funeral Home, Eagle Grove — New Location.

RICHARD A. BAUMHOVER

WALL LAKE — Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, Peace Lutheran Church, Wall Lake, Iowa. Visitation is 9:30 a.m. until service time, Peace Lutheran Church.

KENNY FLINK

LAKE VIEW — Memorial service will be 2 p.m. Saturday, at the First Congregational United Church of Christ of Lake View. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. www.farberotteman.com

JOAN HELD

HAMPTON — Services are 10 a.m. Wednesday, St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, 496 Raven Ave., Geneva. Visitation is 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Linn’s Funeral Home, 1521 Washington Ave., Iowa Falls. linnsfuneralhome.com.

STEVEN KLINKEFUS

Steve “Poppa” Klinkefus, 50, of Hum­boldt passed away Thurs­day, October 17, 2019 in Des Moines. A Cele­bration of Life will be 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at Laufersweiler Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at St. ...

RICHARD “DICK” EARL WHITCOME

Richard “Dick” Earl Whitcome, 96, of Fort Dodge, died Oct­ober 17, 2019 at Friendship Haven. Visitation will be held Wednes­day, Oct­ober 23, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. until ending with a vigil service at 6:00 p.m. at the Tompkins Celebration Center of Friendship Haven. The Mass of ...

DARLENE A. MCCURDY

Darlene A. McCurdy, 87, of Fort Dodge, passed away on Friday, October 18, 2019. Funeral services will be held on Thurs­day, Oct­ober 24th at 1:30 PM in the Chapel of the Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home and 2:00 PM at Corpus Christi Church with Msgr. Kevin McCoy officiating the Mass of ...

RICHARD NOLTA

Richard Nolta, 79, of Fort Dodge passed away Friday, October 18, 2019 at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home. Funeral services will be 10:00 AM Wednes­day, Oct­ober 23, 2019 at Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home and 10:30 AM a Mass of Christian Burial will be at Corpus Christi Church with ...

RICHARD (DICK) E. WOODARD

July 26, 1926 ~ August 24, 2019 Richard (Dick) E. Woodard, 93, of Dav­enport, Iowa passed away peace­fully August 24th at MercyOne Hospital in Clinton, Iowa. A memorial Celebration of Life will be held Friday, October 25, 2019 at 2:00 pm, with visitation from 12:30 till time of ...

EILEEN E. FLEMING

Eileen E. Fleming, 95, of Fort Dodge passed away Wed­nes­day, Oct­ober 16, 2019 surrounded by her family. Funeral services will be 10:00 AM Monday, October 21, 2019 at Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home and then 10:30 AM a Mass of Christian Burial will be at Corpus Christi Church with ...

ANTHONY “TONY” J. JERMELAND

Anthony ‘Tony” J. Jermeland, 75, of Evanston passed away Thursday, October 17, 2019 at Mercy Medical Center, Des Moines. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home. A visitation will be 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Monday at the funeral ...

ANGELA JEAN FRERKES

Angela Jean Frerkes, 63, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, On October 5, 2019. She passed away at the Suncoast Hospice House, Palm Harbor, Florida. She was born January 9, 1956, and was the daughter of Robert and Nancy Kirchner. Angela married Terry Frerkes on July 2, 1997, ...

LEON “BUTCH” KLEISS

HUMBOLDT — Leon D. “Butch” Kleiss, 90, of Hum­boldt, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family and close friend on Wednes­day, October 16, 2019 at the Humboldt County Memorial Hospital. He is survived by his children, Sheryl (Thomas) Piskel of Spokane, Washington and Jeffrey ...

LINDA SUE STINE

IOWA FALLS — Funeral services will be 1:15 p.m., Monday, Linn’s Funeral Home, Iowa Falls. Visitation is 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday, Linn’s Funeral Home, Iowa Falls. www.linnsfuneralhome.com

RICHARD “DICK” WHITCOME

Richard “Dick” Whitcome, 96, of Fort Dodge, died October 17, 2019 at Friendship Haven. Services are pending at Gunderson Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

STEVEN P. KLINKEFUS

Steven P. Klinkefus, 50, passed away Thursday, October 17, 2019 in Des Moines. Services are pending with Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home.

ROBERT I. JACOBSON

Robert I. Jacobson (Bob), 83, of Gowrie, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, October 15, 2019. He was born April 26, 1936, to John and Adina (Erickson) Jacobson in Fort Dodge, IA. Bob graduated from Lanyon High School in 1954 and then attended North Park College in Chicago, IL. In 1957, after ...