Obituaries articles

Duane Allen Roberts

Duane Allen Roberts, 67 of Garner, IA died Friday, July 24, 2015 at the Muse-Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit in Mason City, IA following a courageous battle with cancer. Services will be held on Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 1:30 pm at the Andres Funeral Home, 528 East Main Street, Klemme, IA. The Reverend Mike Shafer

Eugene “Gene” A. Johnson

Eugene “Gene” A. Johnson, 88 of Forest City, passed away on Monday, June 6, 2015 in Tacoma, Washington. Memorial services will be held 2:00 P.M., Saturday, August 1, 2015 at Cataldo Schott Funeral Chapel, 505 North Clark St. Forest City with Pastor Ed Bard, Chaplain-Hospice of North Iowa officiating. A gathering of family and friends will be held

Margaret Fank

Margaret Fank, 89, of Forest City died Wednesday, July 29, 2015 in her home. Funeral services will be held 10:00 A.M., Saturday, August 1, 2015 at St. James Catholic Church in Forest City with Fr. Paul Lippstock officiating.  Burial will be held at the St. Patrick’s Cemetery in Britt. Visitation will be held from 4

Helen J. Foss

Helen J. Foss, age 97, of Riceville and formerly of Latimer, passed away Saturday July 25, 2015 at Riceville Family Care and Therapy Center. Funeral services for Helen J. Foss will be held at 11:00 A.M. Friday July 31, 2015 at the Dugger Funeral Home, 320 East Street in Latimer. Pastor Donna Ihns of the

Alice Osborne

Alice Osborne, age 95, of Dows passed away Thursday July 23, 2015 at her home. Memorial graveside services for Alice Osborne will be held at 10:30 A.M. Saturday August 8, 2015 in the Fairview Cemetery in Dows. Pastor Nicole Woodley will officiate. A time of fellowship for family and friends will follow immediately at the

Geneice Stupka

Geneice Stupka, 72 of Clarion passed away Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at Clarion Wellness Center in Clarion. Funeral Services for Geneice Stupka will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, July 25, 2015 at the Clarion Church of Christ, 420 North Main Street in Clarion with Reverend Norman Tosten officiating. Burial will take place at

Gladys Lodin

Gladys Lodin, 88 of Kanawha passed away Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at Westview Care Center in Britt. Funeral Services for Gladys Lodin will be held on Monday, July 27, 2015 at 11:00 am at the Kanawha Lutheran Church, 124 West 4th Street in Kanawha with Pastors Geoffrey and Char White officiating. Burial will be held

Kermit E. Grunhovd

Kermit E. Grunhovd, 90 of Lake Mills, IA died Thursday, July 23, 2015 at the Lake Mills Care Center. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, July 28, 2015, at Salem Lutheran Church in Lake Mills with Pastor Peter Soli officiating.  Burial will be in Salem Memorial Cemetery, rural Lake Mills.

Jim Diestler

Jim Diestler, 82 of Aurora, IL died July 14, 2015 in Aurora. Graveside services will be at 3:00 pm on Friday, July 24, 2015 at St. Francis Catholic Cemetery in Belmond, IA. Friends are asked to gather at the cemetery at 2:30 pm Friday. Andrews Funeral Home – Belmond, IA 641-444-4474

Jennie Smith

Jennie M. Smith

Jennie M. Smith, 76, of Britt died Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at the Hancock County Memorial Hospital in Britt. Funeral services will be held 10:30 A.M., Saturday, July 25 at the Britt Christian Reformed Church with Pastor Joel De Boer officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7