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Obituaries

JOLENE SIEVERS

HUMBOLDT — Jolene D. Sievers, 81, formerly of Humboldt passed away Dec­ember 18, 2019 at Brighton Gardens, Kan­sas City. Jolene Dorothy Schultz was born on a farm in Hanover Township, Crawford County, Iowa on October 3, 1938, to Leonard and Dorothy (Knop) Schultz. She attended country ...

RUBY B. JOHNSON

Ruby B. Johnson, 91, of Fort Dodge, passed away on Wednes­day, Dec­ember 18, 2019, at Friend­ship Hav­en. Serv­ices will be 10:30 a.m. on Satur­day, Dec­ember 21, 2019, at the Gunderson Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in the North Lawn Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until ...

JOHN E. MESCHER

John Mescher, 75, died Tuesday, December 17, 2019, at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Unit following a courageous battle with cancer. A funeral Mass will be held Saturday at 10:30 a.m., at St. Cecelia Catholic Church in Algona with burial at Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m., ...

MERLE J. KLINGER

Merle J. Klinger, 97, of Fort Dodge, formerly of Farnhamville and Somers, passed away Thursday, December 19, 2019 at the Simpson Health Center, Friendship Haven, Fort Dodge. Services are pending at Palmer Funeral Home, Gowrie.

RICHARD ELSBECKER

ALGONA — A Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m., Monday, St. Cecelia Catholic Church, Algona. Visitation is 4:30-7:30 p.m., Sunday, St. Cecelia Catholic Church.

RICH BARNETT

SAC CITY — Memorial services will be 2 p.m., Monday, Farber & Otteman Funeral Home, Sac City. Visitation will be one hour prior to service at the funeral home. www.farberotteman.com

RETTA HANSELMAN

WEST BEND — Retta Hanselman, 99, of West Bend died Wednesday at the West Bend Care Center. Services will be Monday December 23, 11:00 a.m. at Peace Lutheran Church, West Bend with burial to follow in the West Bend Cemetery. Visitation is from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m., Monday at the church. Harris ...

DAMIAN HUFFAKER

EAGLE GROVE — Damian James Huffaker, the son of Dean and Christine Huffaker and Jenn­ifer and Jas­on Brew­er, was born on February 10, 1995, in Clarion, Iowa. He attended school in Fort Dodge and Eagle Grove. He graduated from Eagle Grove High School with the Class of 2013. While in ...

JOSH D. BARTON

PACIFIC JUNCTION — Josh D. Barton, 21, passed away on December 12, 2019, after a courageous battle with cancer, in Omaha, Nebraska, surrounded by his family. www.petersonmortuaryinc.com

RUBY JOHNSON

Ruby Johnson, 91, of Fort Dodge, passed away on Wednesday, December 18, 2019, at the Simpson Health Center at Friendship Haven. Services will be 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, December 21, 2019, at the Gunderson Funeral Chapel. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service on Saturday at ...

CAROLINE KRUSE

LONE ROCK — Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Immanuel Lutheran Church, Lotts Creek. Visitation is 1-2 p.m., Saturday, Immanuel Lutheran Church, Lotts Creek. www.lentzfuneralhome.com

CHARLES A. KAPKA

DOWS — Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Friday, Ewing Funeral Home, Clarion. Visitation will begin at 12:30 p.m. prior to services at the funeral home on Friday. www.ewingfh.com

JOLENE D. SIEVERS

HUMBOLDT — Jolene D. Sievers, 81, formerly of Humboldt passed away in Kansas on Wednesday, December 18, 2019. Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home is serving the family.

VERA BROWER

EARLY — Funeral services are 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Nemaha United Methodist Church, Nemaha. Farber and Otteman Funeral Home of Sac City, IA, will be handling services. www.farberotteman.com

JOHN MESCHER

Funeral Mass will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday at St. Cecelia Catholic Church, Algona. Visitation is 4-7 p.m., Friday at Oakcrest of Algona. www.oakcrestfuneralservices.com.

LEONARD L. PETERSON

STORM LAKE — Leonard L. Peterson passed away on December 13, 2019. He was involved in a motor vehicle accident. Funeral services will take place Wednesday, December 18, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. at the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake. Private burial will be in the Newell ...

IVADELLE F. PRAIM

GOWRIE — Ivadelle F. Praim, 90, passed away Saturday, December 14, 2019 at Simpson Health Center at Friendship Haven, Fort Dodge. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, December 21, 2019 at United Methodist Church, Gowrie with Pastor Susan Rohden officiating. Burial will be in ...

ALICE BARBER

Alice Barber, 89, of Houston, TX, formerly of Fort Dodge, was diagnosed with cancer in May of this year and passed away on Tuesday, November 5, 2019, at home in Houston. A Celebration Of Life will be held on 1:30 p.m., on Saturday, December 21, 2019, at the Gunderson Funeral Home and ...

RONALD G. HANSEN

FARNHAMVILLE — Ronald G. Hansen 88, passed away Tuesday, December 17, 2019, at Stewart Memorial Community Hospital, Lake City. Services will be at a later date. Palmer Funeral Home, Gowrie is in charge of arrangements. Ronald is survived by his wife of 65 years Maretta Hansen of ...

JERRY D. ONNEN

ROLFE — Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Thursday, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Rolfe. Visitation is 9:30 - 10:30 a.m, Thursday at the church in Rolfe, Iowa. www.PowersFH.net