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Obituaries

RICHARD ‘DALE’ CHRISTENSEN

CALLENDER — Richard “Dale” Christensen, 82, of Callender, passed away Saturday, March 21, 2020, at Trinity Regional Medical Center. Private family services are planned with Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home.

WILLIAM PEARCE

IOWA FALLS — William Pearce, 82, of Iowa Falls, died March 21, 2020. A private prayer service will be held, and after restrictions are lifted due to Covid-19, there will be a public Mass Service. linnsfuneralhome.com

JAMES “KENNY” ROBERTS

James Kenneth “Kenny” Roberts, Jr., 69, of Fort Dodge, passed away Fri­day, March 20, 2020 at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home. Private family services will be held at a later date. Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home is serving the family. Kenny is survived by his children Mindy ...

JIM GORMAN

Francis Jimmy Gorman (Jim) was born April 2, 1933, in Lake City, Iowa. He was the youngest of five children born to Alvin L. Gorman and Elma Zane Gorman. With his wife and son at his side, on March 19, 2020, he left this world a peaceful and celebrated man. He took his last breath on a rainy ...

MARILYN HAMBLETON

Marilyn Elaine Hamble­ton, 93, of Fort Dodge passed away at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home on Friday, March 20, 2020. A pri­vate family service will be held at Gunderson Funeral Home and Cremation Services. The service will be recorded for those that cannot attend. Burial will take place ...

BRENDA BECKER

Brenda Jill Becker, 62, of Duncombe, died on Friday, March 20, 2020. A celebration of life will be held at a later date when large gatherings are all­owed. A pri­vate visitation will be held at Gunderson Funeral Home and Cremation Services. Brenda was born on September 18, 1957 to ...

SHIRLEY E. GRANT

ROCKWELL CITY — A family-conducted Memorial Service has been rescheduled for 11:00 a.m. Friday, August 14, 2020 at the Palmer & Swank Funeral Home, Rockwell City. Visitation will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, August 14, until service time.

BARTH A. PEARSON

POCAHONTAS — Barth A. Pearson - age 64, of Pocahontas, passed away on Saturday, February 29, 2020, at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home in Fort Dodge, Iowa. Services will be held at a later date. Burial will be at a later date at St. John’s United Church of Christ Cemetery near Newell, ...

LYNN RAMSEY

SAC CITY — Graveside service for Lynn Ramsey, age 62 of Sac City will be 10 a.m. Monday at the Ferguson Cemetery Lake View. Private Family Visitation will be held at the Farber & Otteman Funeral Home in Sac City.

KENNY ROBERTS

James “Kenny” Roberts, Jr., 69, of Fort Dodge passed away Friday, March 20, 2020 at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home. Private family services will be held at a later date. Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home is serving the family. www.laufersweilerfuneralhome.com

ORRIN TRENARY

HUMBOLDT — Orrin Trenary, age 93 of Humboldt, passed away Thursday, March 19, 2020. Due to the coronavirus threat there will be a private family graveside service held on Monday, March 23, 2020. www.lentzfuneralhome.com

RUTH MINER

Ruth Miner, 96, of Fort Dodge, IA entered her heavenly home on March 18, 2020 after a short illness. Ruth Ethel Gleason was born January 2, 1925 in Rockwell City, Iowa to August and Florence Gleason. On March 26, 1950 she married John (Jack) Miner in Fort Dodge. Except for a brief time of ...

ALICE MARIE QUICK

Alice Marie Quick, 92, of Fort Dodge, passed away March 18, 2020, at the Simpson Health Center at Friendship Haven. Family interment services will be held at Colfax Township Cemetery with the Rev. Kendall Meyer officiating. A public service honoring Alice’s life will be held at a later ...

BARBARA J. WOLFF

Barbara J. Wolff, 83, of Fort Dodge passed away Mon­day, March 16, 2020 at her home. Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic and restrictions on crowds gathering a Celebration of Barb’s life will be held at later date. Laufersweiler Sievers Funeral Home is serving the family. Barbara is ...

LUCILE M. DELLIT

GRUNDY CENTER — Lucile M. Dellit, 96, of Grundy Center, IA and formerly of Fort Dodge, IA, died Monday, March 16, 2020, at the Grundy Care Center. Graveside services will be held at a later date at North Lawn Cemetery in Fort Dodge. Memorials may be directed to the family. Online ...

ALVIN DENCKLAU

Alvin W. Dencklau, 91, of Fort Dodge, died Thursday, March 19, 2020, at his residence. Cremation rites will be accorded with Gunderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services. A service honoring Alvin’s life will be held at a later date. Arrangements have been entrusted to Gunderson Funeral ...

VERNON ELSTON

CLARION — Vernon R. Elston, 87, of Clarion passed away March 18, 2020. Funeral arrangements for Vernon Elston are incomplete at this time due to COVID-19. www.ewingfh.com

YVONNE BOURDEAUX

Yvonne Mary (Nelson) Bour­deaux, 71 of Fort Dodge, Iowa passed away on March 16, 2020 after a hard-fought battle against cancer. Survi­vors in­clude her husband of 50 years, Gerald Bourdeaux, daughters Michelle Narum, Nichole (Melvin) Scoville, Danielle (Cory ) Pratt, Joelle (Craig) ...

AXEL OLSON

Axel Edward Olson, of Jameson, Missouri passed away on 12 March 2020 in Mesa, Arizona. Axel, or Ed, was born in Fort Dodge, Iowa and grew up in southern Webster County, graduating from Prairie Community School in Gowrie in 1970. After completing the tool and die maker course at DMACC in Ankeny ...

ALICE M. QUICK

Alice M. Quick, 92, of Fort Dodge, died Wednesday, March 18, 2020, at the Simpson Health Center of Friendship Haven. Arrangements have been entrusted to Gunderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services.