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Obituaries

BERNICE D. WHITTINGTON

SPIRIT LAKE — Bernice D. Whittington, 92, of Spirit Lake, passed away at her home on Saturday, January 23, 2021. No services are planned at this time. Bernice is survived by her children, Keith Whittington of Spirit Lake and Sandy Kallansrud of Fort Dodge; grandchildren, Mike Kallansrud ...

CONNIE CARLSON

Connie Carlson, 73, formerly of Lehigh, (wife of Lanny, Mom of Tina, Paul, Joy, Louisa) passed away Jan. 20, 2021, at her home in Estherville, IA. Funeral Feb. 6 at 2 p.m. at Good News Community Church in Estherville.

LORETTA NELSON

Loretta M. Nelson, 92, of Fort Dodge, died Jan. 25 at UnityPoint — Trinity Regional Medical Center. Due to COVID-19, memorial services will be held at a later date. www.brucesfuneralhome.com

DARLENE ‘TOBY’ SOLIS

EAGLE GROVE — Visitation for Darlene “Toby” Solis, 74, of Eagle Grove, will be 4-6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, at Foust Funeral Home in Eagle Grove. www.foustfh.com

BERNICE D. WHITTINGTON

SPIRIT LAKE — Bernice D. Whittington, 92, of Spirit Lake, passed away at her home on Saturday, January 23, 2021. Services are pending. Laufersweiler Funeral Home is serving the family.

SHARON J. ERICKSON

RAKE — Sharon J. Erickson, 84, formerly of Rake, passed away peacefully in the morning hours of January 24, 2021, at Timely Mission Nursing Home in Buffalo Center. Sharon, daughter of Glen and Cora (Nesheim) Heath, was born April 9, 1936, in Rake, where she grew up as the youngest of four ...

ELISABETH BROWN

LIVERMORE — Memorial services are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Lentz Funeral Home, Livermore. Burial will be in Union Cemetery at a later date. www.lentzfuneralhome.com

ARNIE ‘BUFF’ SHIVERS

Arnie “Buff” Shivers, 47, of Fort Dodge, passed away Saturday, January 23, 2021, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Services are pending. Laufersweiler Funeral Home is serving the family.

SUSAN SKOW

HUMBOLDT — Private Family Memorial Services are 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Lentz Funeral Home, Humboldt. Visitation is 4-6 p.m. Monday, Lentz Funeral Home. Condolences may be left at www.lentzfuneralhome.com

RONALD HUFFMAN

Ronald Dean Huffman, 84, of Fort Dodge and formerly of Dayton and Ventura, Iowa passed away Thurs­day, Jan­uary 21, 2021 at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, January 25, 2021 at First Baptist Church with Rev. Eric Howard officiating. Family will be ...

MICHAEL CARROLL CHRISTENSON

VINCENT — Son of Iowa. Man of the World. Michael Carroll Christen­son began his life as the son of an Iowa farmer. Bringing in corn and soybeans and raising cows in 4H. But as the song says, “How ya gonna keep ‘em down on the farm?” And so Michael, an ever curious young man, set ...

EDWARD N. RICHARDSON

Edward N. Richardson (age 84) passed away January 18, 2021 surrounded by his family. Son of Raynard and Ruth Richardson of Gold­field, Iowa. Ed attended a one room country school, and graduated from Gold­field High School. He served two years in the United States Army, based in Germany ...

OLETHA PICKETT

Oletha Pickett, 66, of Excelsior, MN passed away Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at her home. A memorial service will be held at 3:00 PM Friday, January 29. 2021 at Laufersweiler Funeral Home. A visitation will be held from 2:00 PM until the time of the service.

STEVEN D. CROUSE

LYTTON — Died unexpectedly Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at his home. Services will be at a later date. Palmer & Swank Funeral Home, Rockwell City.

DARYL ENGSTROM

STRATFORD — A graveside service will be held at 1:00 PM on Monday January 25, 2021 at the Mineral Ridge Cemetery, in Boone County, Iowa. Boman Funeral Home www.bomanfh.com

BEVERLY FRASER

CLARION — Beverly J. (Osmundson) Fraser, 89, of Mesa, Arizona and formerly of Webster City, passed away Tuesday, January 19, 2021 in Mesa, Arizona. Services will be held at a later date. www.ewingfh.com

BEVERLY FRASER

CLARION — Beverly J. (Osmundson) Fraser, 89, of Meza, Arizona and formerly Clarion passed away Tuesday, January 19, 2021 in Meza, Arizona. Services will be held at a later date. www.ewingfh.com

EDWARD F. DERRIG SR.

Edward F. Derrig Sr., 64, of Fort Dodge, died Monday, January 18, 2021, at Unity Point — Trinity Regional Medical Center. Memorial services will be held at 2:00 PM on Sunday, January 24, 2021, at First Church of the Nazarene, 1250 N. 24th Street, with Pastor Gary Snook officiating. ...

KAREN ELAINE WILL

VINCENT — Karen Elaine Will, 67, of Vincent, died at her home on January 9, 2021. Visitation will be from 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM on Saturday, January 23, 2021, at the Anchor Point Church, in Webster City, Iowa, followed by a Funeral Service at 10:00 AM. The family has chosen Boman Funeral Home ...

MICK BOYINGTON

GOLDFIELD — Mick passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, January 17, 2021, at the age of 70 years. Survivors include his wife, Vicki of Goldfield; son Shane Boyington (Jenny Prifogle) of Brownsburg, IN; stepdaughters, Michelle Throntveit of Fort Dodge, Sherri Griffin (Ron) of Webster City ...