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Obituaries

URBAN “JIMMY” LAWLER

Urban “Jimmy” Lawler, 86, of Fort Dodge, formerly of Clare passed away Monday, December 9, 2019 at Friendship Haven. Funeral services will be held on Monday, December 16th at 10:00 AM in the Chapel of the Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home and 10:30 AM at Corpus Christi Church with ...

KENNETH J. HANSON

DUNCOMBE — Kenneth J. Hanson, 66, of Dun­combe, passed away on Mon­day, December 9, 2019, at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, December 14th at 12:00 PM at Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home. Burial will take place at St. Joseph’s Cemetery, ...

LA MONA M. FOLKERTS

La Mona M. Folkerts, 91, of Fort Dodge passed away Tues­day, Dec­ember 10, 2019, at the Simp­son Health Care Cen­ter, Friend­ship Hav­en. Memorial services will be 3:30 p.m., Friday, December 13, 2019, at Grace Lutheran Church with Pastor Dan Kahl officiating. A private family burial ...

RHODA ANDREWS

Rhoda Andrews, 99, of Fort Dodge, passed away on Tuesday, December 10, 2019, at the Fort Dodge Health and Rehab. Services will be 2:00 p.m., on Friday, December 13, 2019, at the Gunderson Funeral Chapel in Fort Dodge. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services on Friday at the ...

KENNETH A. ERAL

POCAHONTAS — Kenneth A. Eral, age 96, of Pocahontas, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, December 10, 2019, at the Pocahontas Community Hospital in Pocahontas, Iowa. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, December 14, 2019, at the Resurrection of Our Lord Catholic Church in ...

JOANNE LEE

Joanne Lee, 84, of Fort Dodge, died Wednesday, December 11, 2019, at Simpson Health Center at Friendship Haven. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, December 16, at First Presbyterian Church. Visitation is 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Sunday at Gunderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services.

ARTHUR “RICHARD” CHRISTIANSON

HUMBOLDT — Arthur “Richard” Christianson, 93, passed away on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at Friendship Haven in Fort Dodge. He is survived by his daughter, Jana (Tim) Terwilliger of Humboldt, his granddaughters, Michelle (Andy) Kluss and Molly (A.J.) Dickinson, his great-granddaughter, ...

MAXINE FRANCES JOHNSON

JEWELL — Funeral Service will be held at 5:00 p.m., Friday, with a time of visitation to follow until 7:00 p.m., at Boman Funeral Home in Webster City, IA. www.bomanfh.com

CAROL B. ANTLE

FORT DODGE — Memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, Historic Bruce Funeral Home. Inurnment will take place in the Otho Cemetery Columbarium. www.brucesfuneralhome.com

BETTY RUGEN SCHUTTER

NORTH LIBERTY — Betty Rugen Schutter, 100, of North Liberty, Iowa, died on December 11, 2019 at Keystone Forevergreen in North Liberty.

MARLYS TOOKEY

EAGLE GROVE — Marlys Tookey, 81, passed away on Saturday, December 7, 2019, at her home. Marlys Joann (Shepherd) Tookey, the daughter of Horace and Claribel (Roepke) Shepherd, was born on March 12, 1938, in Hazelton, Iowa. She was raised and educated in Oelwein. In 1954, Marlys ...

RUTH A. OLMSTED

Ruth A. Olmsted, 70, of Fort Dodge, passed away Saturday, December 7, 2019 at Trinity Regional Medical Center. A prayer service will be 2:00 p.m., TODAY Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home. Burial of cremains will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery. A visitation ...

KENNETH J. HANSON

DUNCOMBE — Kenneth J. Hanson, 66, of Duncombe, passed away on Monday, December 9, 2019, at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, December 14th at 12:00 p.m., at Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home. Burial will take place at St. Joseph’s Cemetery, ...

URBAN “JIM” LAWLER

Urban “Jim” Lawler, 86, of Clare passed away Monday, December 9, 2019 at Friendship Haven. Services are pending. Laufersweiler-Sievers is serving the family.

KAY CHARLOTTE NERHUS LARSON

Kay Charlotte Nerhus Larson was called to be home with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on December 7, 2019, after a short illness. A service honoring Kay’s life will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, December 11, at Badger Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Scott Meier officiating. Interment will be ...

DOROTHY ALEXIS FRYER

NORFOLK, NE — Services for Dorothy Alexis Fryer, 96, of Norfolk, NE, formerly of Fort Dodge and Davenport, will be at 2 p.m., Wednesday at the First Congregational United Church of Christ in Norfolk. The Rev. Jackie Perry will officiate. Burial will be in the Prospect Hill Cemetery in ...

RICHARD A. “DICK” HOLST

Richard A. ‘Dick’ Holst, 73, of Fort Dodge, died Sunday, December 8, 2019, at UnityPoint Trinity Regional Medical Center. A service honoring Dick’s life will be 10:30 a.m., Friday, December 13, at First Baptist Church. Interment will follow in North Lawn Cemetery with military ...

GLENN EDWIN WERGELAND

Glenn Edwin Wergeland, 97, of Humboldt was called to be with our Lord on November 26, 2019, at his home. Glenn, the son of Lewis and Anna Werge­land was born May 3, 1922, in Goldfield, Iowa. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, December 11 at 2:00 p.m., at Ullensvang Lutheran ...

KRISTEN E. TELL

CLIVE — Kristen E. Tell, 66, of Clive, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, December 7, 2019, at Unity Point — Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m., Friday, December 13, 2019, at the United Methodist Church in Dayton. Pastor Kay. Christie ...

HAROLD F. HEEBNER

ROCKWELL CITY — Harold F. Heebner 95, passed away Sunday, December 8, 2019 at the Fort Dodge Nursing & Rehab, Fort Dodge. Funeral Services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 13, at St. Francis Catholic Church, Rockwell City, with Father Lynn Bruch officiating. Burial will be at St. Francis ...