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Obituaries

DENNIS JERGENSON

HUMBOLDT — Dennis “Denny” Ray Jergenson, 79, of Humboldt, passed away on January 19, 2021, at Humboldt County Memorial Hospital under the loving care and compassion of Hospice. Denny is survived by his wife Kathy, son Dana (Michelle) Jergenson of Ankeny, brothers Richard “Dick” of ...

KENNETH WAYNE THEESFELD

POCAHONTAS — Kenneth Wayne Theesfeld, age 84, of Pocahontas, passed away Wednesday, January 13, 2021, at his daughter Karla’s home in Scottsdale, Arizona. Graveside services are 3:00 PM, Friday, January 22, 2020, at Union Cemetery near Pomeroy, Iowa, with Pastor Aaron Zimmerman ...

TERRY L. KOCHER

HUMBOLDT — Terry L. Kocher, 67, of Humboldt, passed away on January 19, 2021, at Humboldt Care Center South. A visitation will be held at the Mason-Lindhart Funeral Home on Saturday, January 23, 2021, at 9:30 a.m. Funeral Services will begin at 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Union ...

JOHNNIE JACKSON

Johnnie Jackson, 57, of Fort Dodge, passed away Wednesday, January 20, 2021, at his home. Services are pending. Laufersweiler Funeral Home is serving the family.

MARILYN OBMANN

BREDA — Public funeral service is 10:30 a.m. Monday at Peace Lutheran Church, Wall Lake. Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the church. Farber and Otteman funeral home will be handling arrangements.

JOHN MERTZ

WEST BEND — John B. Mertz, 70, of West Bend, died January 18, 2021, at Banner Casa Grande Medical Center, Casa Grande, Arizona. Services are pending at the Harris Funeral Home in West Bend. www.harrisfuneral services.com

NANCY LOU CUCKIE

Nancy Lou Cuckie, 91, passed away on Monday, January 18, 2021 at Loris Rehab and Nursing Center in Loris, SC. She was born on September 26, 1929 in Fort Dodge, Ia to Elvin and Camilla (Johnson) Rose. She was married to John Schmoker in 1946 and they later divorced. In 1974 she married John ...

EDWARD F. DERRIG SR.

Memorial services will be held at 2:00 PM on Sunday, January 24, 2021, at First Church of the Nazarene, 1250 N. 24th Street. www.brucesfuneralhome.com

ALLEN DONALD WILL

VINCENT — Allen Donald Will, 69, of Vincent, Iowa, died at his home on January 9, 2021. A service will be held this spring. The family has chosen Boman Funeral Home (www.bomanfh.com) to care for their needs. Allen was born on July 11, 1951 to Donald and Vivian (Lundberg) Will in Ft. ...

R. JEANNENE COCHRAN

Rose Jeannene Cochran, 90, passed away peacefully on January 17, 2021 at Arbor Springs of West Des Moines, Iowa. Jeannene was born in Ankeny, Iowa on April 7, 1930, to Floyd and Lela (Johnson) Hirsch. She graduated from Ankeny High School in 1947. Jeannene attended Iowa State University in ...

LEO F. GREBNER

HUMBOLDT — Leo F. Grebner, 78 of Humboldt, passed away on Thursday, January 14, 2021, at Trinity Regional Medical Center in Fort Dodge. Private family services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, January 18th at the Mason-Lindhart Funeral & Cremation Service, burial will be in Union ...

HAROLD KNUDSEN

Harold Knudsen, 94, of Dun­combe, IA, died Sunday, January 10, 2021, in Mesa, AZ. Visitation will be after 1:00 p.m. on Friday, January 22, 2021 at Gunderson Funeral Home with burial to follow at 3:00 p.m at Washington Township Cemetery, Duncombe. www.gundersonfuneralhome.com

ARLIS KAY GIMER

Arlis Kay Gimer, 81, of Lohrville, formerly of Renwick, passed away on Wednesday, December 23, 2020, at the Dobson House Hospice in Chandler, AZ. No services are planned at this time. She was preceded in death by her mother and step-father, Pauline and Dale Rapp; father Henry Kuper; infant ...

ROBERT V. GRAY

ROLFE — Robert V. Gray, 70, died Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021. Services will be at a later date. Powers Funeral Home, Rolfe, is handling arrangements. For online condolences and obituaries, visit: www.PowersFH.net

FRANK J. NEGRETE

BELMOND —A Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Belmond. Visitation is 5-7 p.m. Thursday at Ewing Funeral Home in Belmond. www.ewingfh.com

MIKE YENDER

EARLY — Public Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Early. Visitation is 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at church. Farber & Otteman Funeral Home, Sac City, in charge. www.farberotteman.com

JOYCE DEIMERLY

GOLDFIELD — Public visitation is 12-1:30 p.m. Thursday at Foust Funeral Home, Eagle Grove. Funeral service is for family only. www.foustfh.com

GALE HANSEN

SAC CITY — Private graveside services will be held on Jan. 21 at the Newell Cemetery in Newell. Public visitation is 12 to 2 p.m., Thursday at the Nain Lutheran Church in Newell. www.farberotteman.com

DARLENE SWARTZ

MAPLE HILL — Funeral services for Darlene Swartz will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, at 1:30 p.m. at United Lutheran Church in Ringsted. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will take place at Oak Hill Cemetery in Estherville. Darlene Louise ...

MARLENE PIEPER

Marlene Pieper, 85, of Fort Dodge, passed away on Saturday, January 16, 2021, at her home after fighting a brief battle with leukemia. A private family service will be held at a later date. Gunderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services are in charge of arrangements. Marlene Joan ...