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Obituaries

LORETTA M. DUEKER

Loretta M. Dueker,68, of Fort Dodge, passed away on Monday October 12, 2020 at Trinity Regional Medical Center. A Cele­bra­tion of Life will be 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. Saturday, October 17, 2020 at Laufersweiler Funeral Home. Loretta Mae Lumsden was born April 7, 1952 to Robert Alfred and ...

GLORIA DOHRMAN

FARMHAMVILLE — Gloria Dohrman, age 81, of Northfield, MN, passed away Sun­day morning, October 11, 2020. Survi­vors in­clude her sister, Joanne of Northfield; brother, Jerry (Arlene) of Minnetonka, MN; her niece, Deanne of St. Paul and nephew, Douglas (Alane) and their children, ...

SOPHIA CHRISTENSEN

HUMBOLDT — Sophia Christensen, 90, of Humboldt, passed away on Thursday, October 1, 2020 at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home in Fort Dodge. She is survived by her children, Shirley Jean (Gary) Woodward, Janet (Mike) Matson, Sandy (Dick) Collins and Roger (Linda) Christensen, eleven ...

LANDON SMITH

Landon Smith “Deno”, 23, of Fort Dodge died Monday, October 12, 2020. Services are pending with Laufersweiler Funeral Home.

JOHN E. NEWKIRK SR.

John E. Newkirk Sr. died Monday, October 12, 2020, at his home. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, October 15th, at 10:30 AM in the Chapel of the Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home and 11:00 AM at Holy Trinity Church with Msgr. Kevin McCoy officiating the Mass of Christian Burial. ...

BETTY J. LIND

Betty J. Lind, 94, of Fort Dodge, died Friday, October 9, 2020, at Fort Dodge Health & Rehab Center. Services will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, October 16, 2020, at the Gunderson Funeral Chapel. Interment will follow in St. Olaf Cemetery. Visitation is 5-7 p.m. Thursday, October 15, 2020, at ...

KENNETH BANWART

WEST BEND — Services for Kenneth Banwart, 71, of West Bend, will be held Thursday, 10 a.m., October 15, at the Apostolic Christian Church, West Bend, with burial to follow in the church cemetery. A “come and go” visitation is from 2-7 p.m. Wednesday at the Apostolic Fellowship Center and ...

KELLY ANN KRUG

Kelly Ann Krug, 61, of Fort Dodge, passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2020, at the Marian Home after a short battle with cancer. A celebration of life will be Saturday, October 17th at 10:30 AM in the Chapel of the Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home. Visitation will be on Friday from 4:00 to 7:00 ...

JOAN PERRY

UPDATE: Due to COVID, all public services have been cancelled for Joan Perry on Saturday, October 17, 2020. POCAHONTAS — Joan A. Perry, age 90, of Pocahontas, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, October 11, 2020, at the Arlington Place in Pocahontas, Iowa. Funeral services are 11 a.m. Saturday, ...

GARY BERTE

LIVERMORE — Gary Berte, 58, of Livermore, passed away Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020. Services will be held at a later date. Lentz Funeral Home of Livermore is assisting the family. www.lentzfuneralhome.com

MARY ANN GRIMM

BLOOMINGTON — A Rosary Service will be 11 a.m. Friday, Lentz Funeral Home, Algona. Visitation is 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the funeral home. www.lentzfuneralhome.com

EVERETT J. HADE

GOWRIE — Everett J. Hade, 94, was ushered into the arms of his loving Lord and Savior on Friday, October 9, 2020, in Fort Dodge. Private Family Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 14, 2020, at Zion Lutheran Church, Gowrie, with Pastor Jim Davis officiating. Burial of casket ...

BRIAN MAXSON

GOLDFIELD — A Celebration of Life will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Clarion Church of Christ in Clarion. Burial will take place at Riverview Cemetery in Algona. www.lentzfuneralhome.com

GARRY PIERSON

MANSON — Garry Pierson, 84, died at Stewart Memorial Hospital on Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020. No services are planned at this time. www.larsonweishaar.com

LOIS J. PINGEL

Lois J. Pingel, 86, of Fort Dodge, died Saturday, October 10, 2020, at Simpson Health Center. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, October 21, at the Gunderson Funeral Chapel with Pastor Jennifer Osheim-Owen officiating. Interment will follow at the Paton Township Cemetery at Paton. ...

BETTY LIND

Betty J. Lind, 94, of Fort Dodge, died Friday, October 9, 2020, at Fort Dodge Health & Rehab Center. Arrangements have been entrusted to Gunderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services.

EVERETT J. HADE

GOWRIE — Everett J. Hade, 94, passed away suddenly Friday, October 9, 2020, at Fort Dodge. Services are pending at the Palmer Funeral Home, Gowrie.

JAMES ‘JIM’ ALBRIGHT

LYTTON — A private family service is Wednesday, Farber & Otteman Funeral Home, Sac City. A Celebration of Life will be held in May 2021, Sac Country Club, Sac City. www.farberotteman.com

PATRICIA M. HOLTAPP

POCAHONTAS — Patricia M. Holtapp - age 85, of Poca­hontas, passed away Wednes­day, Oct­ober 7, 2020, at her home surrounded by her family. Mem­or­ial Services will be held at 11:00 A.M., Friday, October 16, 2020, at St. John Lutheran Church in Pomeroy, Iowa with Rev. Deb Mechler ...

MARIE E. BARGSTEN

Marie E. Bargsten, 88, of Fort Dodge, died Thursday, October 8, 2020, at Simpson Health Center. Services will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, October 17, at Grace Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Dan Kahl officiating. Interment will follow in Deer Creek Township Cemetery. Visitation is 1-2 p.m. ...