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Obituaries

KATHRYN LOUISE HANSON

IOWA FALLS — Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Tuesday, Linn’s Funeral Home Chapel, Iowa Falls. Visitation is 1-2 p.m., prior to the service at the funeral home. www.linnsfuneralhome.com

PAULINE M. MCINTYRE

Pauline M. McIntyre, 86, of Fort Dodge passed away Tues­day, Jan­uary 14, 2020, at Mary Gree­ley Medical Center in Ames. Funeral services will be held on Friday, January 18th at 2:00 p.m. at the Marian Home Chapel with Rev. Brian Fellers officiating the Mass of Christian Burial. Burial ...

EVELYN “LYNN” HERMAN

ALBERT CITY — Evelyn “Lynn” Herman, 88, of Albert City, Iowa, formerly of Fort Dodge, passed away on Tuesday, January 14, 2020, at the Pleasant View Home in Albert City. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., on Sunday, January 19, 2020, at the Fulton Lutheran Church, Roelyn. Visitation ...

ESTHER DUPEY SICKMAN

Esther DuPey Sickman, 103, of Fort Dodge, died Wednesday, January 15, 2020, at the Simpson Health Center of Friendship Haven. Arrangements have been entrusted to Gunderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services.

CAROL MARIE (THRELKELD) THOMPSON

BRITT — Memorial Mass will be 11 a.m., Monday, St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Britt. Visitation is 9:30 a.m., Monday at the church. www.ewingfh.com

VERNA GRAY

Verna Gray, 93, of Fort Dodge, passed away on January 13, 2020, at the Marian Home. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, January 16, at 11 a.m., at CrossWay Church, 3058 10th Ave. N., Fort Dodge, Iowa. Visitation will be at the church from 10-11 before the service. A graveside ...

GARY DONALD RUTTEN

Gary Donald Rutten, 77, passed away Sunday, January 12, 2020, at his home in Statesville with his family by his side. Born in Carroll, Iowa, on September 29, 1942, he was a son of the late Henry Rutten and Varina Ocken Rutten. Since grade school, Gary’s goal was to perform on Broadway and ...

JOANN ELIZABETH THILL

BURT — JoAnn Elizabeth Thill, 44, of Burt, Iowa, and formerly of Fort Dodge, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Sunday, January 12, 2020, at her home. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, January 17, 2020, at Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home and then a Mass of Christian Burial ...

DALE H. RICKE

Dale H. Ricke, 81, died January 13, 2020, at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home in Fort Dodge. Memorial visitation will be held from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m., Friday, January 17, 2020, at Gunderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services. Memorial service will be held 11:00 a.m., Saturday at Good Shepherd ...

VICTORIA NAHNSEN

Victoria Nahnsen, 73, of Fort Dodge, died Saturday, January 11, 2020, at Trinity Regional Medical Center. A private service will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday at Deer Creek Chapel followed by a Celebration of Life reception at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, January 18, 2020, at the Community Room of Deer ...

MARION F. SPENCE

LA PORTE CITY — Marion F. Spence, 92, of La Porte City, Iowa, passed away Saturday, January 11, 2020, at Bickford Assisted Living in Cedar Falls. Memorial services will be held at a later date. The family wishes to thank the staff of Bickford Assisted Living and UnityPoint Hospice for the ...

STEVE VINCENT GREENE

Steve Vincent Greene, 76, went home to be with the Lord on January 6, 2020. Steve was born on October 20, 1943, in Wasau, WI, to the late Steve & Shirley Greene. Steve received an honorable discharge from the Air Force in 1966. He later served in the National Guard. Steve was a very ...

PAULINE M. MCINTRYRE

Pauline M. McIntyre, 86, of Fort Dodge passed away Tuesday, January 14, 2020, at Mary Greeley Medical Center in Ames. Services are pending. Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home is serving the family.

CHARLOTTE M. CLAUDE

CORWITH — Funeral services will be 11:30 a.m. Thursday, St John’s Lutheran Church, Corwith. Visitation is 5-7 p.m., Wednesday, Ewing Funeral Chapel, Britt. www.ewingfh.com

ALLEN M. KUNZ

CLARION — Allen M. Kunz, 81, of Blairsburg passed away Saturday, January 11, 2020, at Iowa Specialty Hospital in Clarion. There are no services planned at this time. www.ewingfh.com

ALAN HAATVEDT

ANKENY — Alan Darwin Haatvedt, 78, passed away suddenly but peacefully on Decem­ber 29, 2019, at home in Ankeny, Iowa, with his wife by his side. A celebration of Alan’s life will be held at Memorial Services of Iowa, 4208 N. Ankeny Blvd., Ankeny, IA, on Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, with a ...

LINDA VENNEMAN

HUMBOLDT — Linda Venneman, 72, of Humboldt, passed away Sunday, January 12, 2020, at Friendship Haven in Fort Dodge. Visitation will be at Mason-Lindhart Funeral Home in Humboldt Wednesday, January 15th, at 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Thursday, January 16th, at ...

VELMA AUEN

ALBERT CITY — Funeral services will be 11 a.m., Thursday, St. John Lutheran Church, rural Albert City. Visitation is 4-7 p.m., Wednesday, Sliefert Funeral Home, Albert City.

SUE ELLEN RAINEY

WEBSTER CITY — Visitation will be Saturday, January 18, from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. at Boman Funeral Home in Webster City. www.bomanfh.com

School board OKs school calendars

A new calendar and school day schedule for the 2020-2021 and 2021-2022 school years were approved by the Fort Dodge Community School District Board of Education on Monday night. Superintendent Dr. Jesse Ulrich told the board that his least favorite thing his job requires is the ...