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Obituaries

JEFFREY KIELSMEIER

BUCKEYE — Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Bethany Lutheran Chuch, Iowa Falls. Visitation is 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, Linn’s Funeral Home, Iowa Falls. www.linnsfuneralhome.com

RONALD BETTIN

LAKE VIEW — A graveside memorial service for Ronald Sherman Bettin, 83, of Lake View, will be 2 p.m. Sunday in Ferguson Cemetery, Lake View. Bettin passed away June 19 at Loring Hospital, Sac City. www.farberotteman.com

KAREN FAY

Karen L. Fay, 79, of Fort Dodge, passed away Saturday, June 20, 2020, at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home. Services are pending with Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home.

BRENT “BEN” NEWTON

Brent “Ben” Newton, 50, of Fort Dodge passed away Wed­nesday, May 13, 2020 at Trinity Reg­ional Med­ical Center. A Cele­bra­tion of Life will be 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. Saturday, June 27, 2020 at Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home. A prayer service will conclude the service at 5:00 p.m. ...

RITA BESHEY

Rita Mary Beshey, 90, of Fort Dodge passed away Tuesday, June 16, 2020. A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM Tues­day, June 23, 2020, at Corpus Christi Church with Msgr. Kevin McCoy officiating. Burial will follow in Corpus Christi Cemetery. A visitation will be from 4:00 to 7:00 ...

MICHAEL S. EVERHARD

Michael S. Everhard, 65, of Fonda, died Thurs­day, June 18, 2020, at Unity­Point Trinity Regional Medical Center. A service honoring Michael’s life will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, June 26, at the Gunderson Funeral Chapel. Military honors will be presented by V.F.W. Post No. 1856. Visitation ...

SANDRA MALLOY

Sandra (Sandy) Malloy, 73, passed away peacefully with family by her side on June 17th at Parkwood Meadows Assisted Living in Idaho Falls, Idaho. A lifelong Iowa native, she moved to Idaho Falls after an illness in 2018 to be closer to her immediate family. Sandy was a Registered Nurse at ...

DORIS (WEISS) HEITSHUSEN

LUZERNE — Doris (Weiss) Heitshusen, age 97, passed away peacefully on Monday, June 8, 2020 at the Keystone Nursing Care Center. She is survived by her children, Joleen (Terry) Allers of Fort Dodge, Sheryl (Dennis) Owen of Anamosa, Keith Heitshusen of Luzerne: four grandchildren, and six ...

PATRICIA A. FOLEY

ROCKWELL CITY — Patricia A. Foley 84, passed away on Thursday, June 18, 2020 at St. Anthony Regional Hospital in Carroll, Iowa. There will be a private family service. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Palmer Swank Funeral Home is serving the ...

JAMAEL S. COX

Jamael S. Cox, 25, of Fort Dodge passed away Tuesday, June 16, 2020. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, June 26, 2020 at Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home. A visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

BRENDA SHIPMAN

Brenda Shipman, 54 of Fort Dodge died Friday June 19th at Trinity Regional Medical Center. Services are pending with Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home.

DONALD BELETTI

No services are planned at this time for Donald Beletti, 53, of Fort Dodge. Don died Tuesday, June 17, 2020. Gunderson Funeral Home and Cremation Services are in charge of arrangements.

DONNA MARIE (LIND) SPRINGER

GOWRIE — Donna Marie (Lind) Springer 85, passed away Sunday, June 14, 2020 in California. A Memorial Service and Celebration of Life will be scheduled in Gowrie at a later date. Palmer Funeral Home, Gowrie is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be left to the discretion of the ...

EDWARD N. MERSCH

HUMBOLDT — Edward N. Mersch, 104 of Humboldt, passed away on Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at the Humboldt Care Center South. He is survived by his children, Michael (Linda) Mersch, Nancy Orbaugh and Janine (Brad) Shaull, his grandchildren, Sean, Lisa, Chad, Tina, Nicole and Adam, eleven ...

ORVAL A. HERMAN

Orval A. Herman, 92, of Albert City, Iowa, formerly of Fort Dodge, passed away on Monday, June 15, 2020, at the Pleasant View Home in Albert City. A private family service will be held at the Fulton Lutheran Church, Roelyn. Services will be livestreamed beginning at 10:00 AM on Monday June 22, ...

RITA BESHEY

Rita Beshey, 90, of Ft. Dodge died Tuesday, June 16, 2020. A funeral will be 10:30 AM Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at Corpus Christi Church. Visitation will be 4 to 7 PM Monday at Laufersweiler Funeral Home.

ROSEMARY SAUNDERS

SPENCER — Rosemary Saunders, the daughter of Albert Phillip and Helen Elizabeth (Wohn) Belling­tier was born April 11, 1934, in Fort Dodge, Iowa. She was raised in the Fort Dodge area and graduated from Fort Dodge High School in 1952. On September 2, 1959, Rosemary was united in marriage ...

ARVIN SORENSEN

Arvin Sorensen, 66, of Fort Dodge passed away Monday, June 15, 2020 at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home. Memorial services will be 11:00 AM Saturday, June 20, 2020 at New Covenant Christian Church. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery. A visitation will be 1 hour prior to the service ...

BETTY WILCOX

ALGONA — Funeral service will be live streamed at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at https://youtu.be/SepJnvpO9CY. Public visitation is 4-7 p.m. Friday at the Trinity Life Center in Algona. www.lentzfuneralhome.com

KARIN ZUEHLS

ANKENY — Karin Shirley Zuehls, 77, of Ankeny, Iowa, passed away Saturday, June 13, 2020, at Trinity Center at Luther Park in Des Moines, Iowa. Karin was born April 5, 1943, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to Arthur and Helen (Gorski) Christensen. Karin graduated from Bayview High School in ...