Obituaries articles

Ralph J. Borel

Ralph J. Borel, 89 of Clarion passed away Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at the Clarion WEllness and Rehabilitation Center in Clarion. Funeral services for Ralph Borel will be held at 10:30 am on Monday, February 1, 2016 at First Lutheran Church, 420 First Street North West in Clarion with Pastor Nicole Woodley officiating. Burial will

Kenneth E. Kriens

Kenneth E. Kriens, age 88, of Thornton, passed away Monday January 25, 2016 at Oakwood Care Center in Clear Lake. Funeral services for Kenneth E. Kriens will be held at 10:30 A.M. Saturday 30, 2016 at the United Methodist Church in Thornton. Gerald “Red” Haugland will officiate. Burial will take place in the Immanuel Reformed

Evelyn Pavelka

Evelyn Pavelka, 87 of Britt passed away Sunday, January 24, 2016 at Hancock County Memorial Hospital in Britt. Mass of Christian Burial for Evelyn Pavelka will be held on Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 10:30 am at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, 139 3rd Street South East in Britt with Fr. Paul Lippstock officiating. Burial will

Myron “Junior” Hill

Myron “Junior” Hill, 88 of Clarion passed away Saturday, January 23, 2016 at the Clarion Wellness and Rehabiliation Center in Clarion. A Celebration of Life for Myron Hill will be held on Saturday, January 30, 2016 at 1:00 pm at First United Methodist Church, 201 3rd Avenue North East in Clarion with Reverend Mike Gudka

Bonnie Didio

Bonnie Didio, 93 of Clarion passed away Friday, January 22, 2016 at the Belmond Rehabiliation Center in Belmond. Graveside services for Bonnie Didio will be held on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at 1:00 pm at St. John’s Catholic Cemetery in Clarion with Monsignor John Hemann officiating. Ewing Funeral Home 1801 Central Avenue East Clarion,


Linda K. Finn

Linda K. Finn, 68, of Garner died Sunday, January 24th at the Muse Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit in Mason City surrounded by her two children after a courageous three-year battle with lung cancer. Memorial services will be held 2:00 P.M., Saturday, January 30th at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Garner with Rev. Scott Kozisek officiating.

Rose Lee (Floy) Stockseth

  On the afternoon of January 21, 2016, Rose Lee passed away at the Rehabilitation Center of Belmond surrounded by her family and a watchful Hospice nurse, Jamie.  Rose was 75 years old.    Funeral services will be held Monday, January 25, 2016, 11:00 AM, at the Day Spring Assembly of God Church, 208 6th

Elaine Gapp

C. Elaine Gapp

C. Elaine Gapp, age 91, died peacefully on Friday, January 22, 2016, at the Good Samaritan Center, and is now rejoicing in heaven in the presence of her Lord and Savior.  Funeral and Celebration of Elaine’s life will be held 10:30 A.M. Saturday, January 30, 2016 at the First Baptist Church, 18508 E Hwy 9,

Phyllis M. Clopton

Phyllis M. Clopton, 95 of Mason City and formerly of Clarion, passed away Thursday, January 21, 2016 at the Muse Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit in Mason City. Funeral services for Phyllis Clopton will be held at 1:30 pm on Monday, January 25, 2016 at the Clarion Church of Christ, 420 North Main Street in Clarion

Charlie Wilson

Charlie Wilson, age 90, of Belmond passed away Wednesday January 20, 2016 at the Rehabilitation Center of Belmond. Memorial services for Charlie Wilson will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday January 23, 2016 at United Church of Christ Congregational in Belmond. Pastor Donna Buckman will officiate. Burial will take place in the Belmond Cemetery.