Obituaries articles

Lois M. Sprau

Lois M. Sprau, age 85, of Watertown, South Dakota, and long-time resident of Meservey, passed away Wednesday April 15, 2015 at the Jenkins Hospice Center in Watertown. Funeral services for Lois M. Sprau will be held at 1:30 P.M. Saturday April 18, 2015 at the Dugger Funeral Home, 111 Luick’s Lane South in Belmond. Robert

Connie Jo Wick

A memorial service for Connie Jo Wick, 58, who died January 27, 2015 in Iowa City, will be held Saturday, April 18 at 10:30 a.m. at Dugger Funeral Home, 111 Luick’s Lane South in Belmond. Burial will be in the Belmond Cemetery. Friends may greet the family beginning at 10:00 A.M. Saturday, or following the burial.

Mary Ann Ward

Mary Ann Ward

Mary Ann Ward, 74 of Forest City, died Monday, April 13, 2015 at the Muse Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit in Mason City. Funeral services will be held 10:30 A.M., Friday, April 17, 2015 at Garner Evangelical Free Church, 580 US-18, Garner, with Pastor Haddon Anderson officiating. Visitation will be held from 4:00-8:00 P.M. Thursday, April

Ruby C. Blanchet

Ruby C. Blanchet, 98, of Garner died Monday, April 13, 2015 at the Ruthven Community Care Center. Funeral services will be held 11 A.M., Friday at Zion Evangelical and Reformed Church in Garner with Rev. Brian Lund officiating.  Burial will be in Ell Township Cemetery in Klemme. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7

Clarence V. Willand

Clarence V. Willand, age 93 of Lake Mills died Sunday, April 12, 2015 at the Manly Nursing & Rehab Center in Manly, Iowa. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 pm on Thursday, April 16, 2015 at Bethany Lutheran Church in Joice, Iowa with Pastor Randy Baldwin officiating. Burial will take place at Sion Lutheran

Paul Steven Leuwerke

Paul Steven Leuwerke, 49 of Britt passed away Friday, April 10, 2015 at his home in Britt. A Memorial Service for Paul Leuwerke will be held at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at Ewing Funeral Chapel, 178 Center Street West in Britt with Pastor Doug Domokos officiating. Burial will take place at Evergreen

Claire D. Molander

Clare D. Molander

Clare “Snooki” D. Molander, 85, of Clive, formerly of Garner, passed away quietly on Thursday, April 9, 2015 surrounded by her family at Des Moines Methodist West Hospital. Memorial services will be held 10:30 A.M., Monday, April 13th at the United Methodist Church in Garner with Rev. Paul Evans officiating.  Inurnment will be in Concord

Ernest “Ernie” Joseph Malek

Ernest “Ernie” Joseph Malek, 90 of Britt passed away on Monday, April 6, 2015 at Westview Care Center in Britt. A Mass of Christian Burial for Ernest Malek will be held on Thursday, April 9, 2015 at 10:30 am at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church, 2343 Navy Avenue in Duncan with Father Dennis Miller officiating. Burial

Alfreda Brua

Alfreda Brua, 91 of Lake Mills, died Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at the Lake Mills Care Center. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, April 4 at Salem Lutheran Church in Lake Mills with Pastor Melinda McCluskey and Pastor Clarence Baalson officiating. Inurnment will be in Salem Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation will

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