Obituaries articles

Leo “Jack” Edwards

Leo “Jack” Edwards of Clarion passed away Wednesday September 3, 2014 at Iowa Specialty Hospital in Clarion. Visitation will be held Friday, September 5, 2104, from 5pm to 7pm at the Ewing Funeral Home, 1801 Central Avenue East, Clarion, Iowa. Private services and burial will be held later at the Mount Hope Cemetery in Madrid.

Lois E.”Myrt” McColloch

Lois E.”Myrt” McColloch, 90, of Forest City, died Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at the Good Samaritan Center in Forest City. Visitation will be held from 5-7 P.M., Friday (September 5, 2014) at the Petersen Lund Funeral Home, 505 N. Clark St. Forest City, IA. A rosary service will be held at 5:00 P.M. A funeral

Kalin Kuhlers

Kalin Kuhlers, age 48, of rural Merservey, Iowa died Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa, Mason City with his family at his side, of injuries sustained in an accident while doing construction work on his farm. Funeral services are tentatively being planned for Saturday, September 6, 2014, at the First Reformed Church,

Aryanna L. Webke

Aryanna Webke, age 11 of Britt, passed away Sunday, August 31, 2014 at St. Mary’s Hospital at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Funeral services for Aryanna will be held Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 10:30am at the West Hancock County Elementary Gymnasium, 510 9th street Southwest, in Britt with Pastor Greg Baum officiating. Visitation

Sandra K. Hansen

Sharon K. Hansen

Sharon K. Hansen, 67, of Forest City died peacefully at her home surrounded by her family on Saturday, August 30, 2014.  Visitation will be held from 4:00-7:00 P.M. Tuesday (September 2, 2014) at Petersen Lund Funeral Home, 505 North Clark St, Forest City, Iowa with a prayer service at 6:00 P.M.  Funeral Services will be

Lisa R. (Cagle) Schrader

Lisa R. (Cagle) Schrader, 47, of Dallas, TX, passed away on Friday, August 29, 2014 at Baylor Hospital in Dallas after a long, difficult battle with cance Funeral services will  be held 10 A.M., Saturday, September 6th at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Garner with Fr. Dennis Miller officiating.  Burial will be in St. Boniface

Dianne (Sailor) Brown

Dianne (Sailor) Brown, age 60 from Thompson, Iowa died Monday, August 25, 2014 at the Lake Mills Care Center. Memorial services will be 11:00 am Saturday at Winter Funeral Home in Buffalo Center with Pastor Randall Baldwin officiating. Inurnment will be at a later date. Online condolences can be left at

Drew J. Doyle

Drew J. Doyle, 22, of Garner died Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at his home northwest of Garner. Funeral services will be held 3:00 P.M., Sunday, August 31, 2014 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Forest City with Revs. Greg Anderson and Wendy Johannnesen officiating. Burial will be in Olena Mound Cemetery in Buffalo Center. Visitation will


Julie A. Holtan (1967-2014)

Julie Holtan, 46, of Forest City, formerly of Thor, passed away August 23, 2014 at the Paul Baber Hospice Home in Fort Dodge. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Ullensvang Lutheran Church in Thor with the Rev. Darryl Landsverk officiating. Interment will be in East Ullensvang Cemetery, Thor. Visitation with the family

Esther A. Nedved

Esther A. Nedved, 92, of Garner died Friday, August 22, 2014 at the Hancock County Memorial Hospital in Britt. Funeral services will be held 10:30 A.M., Tuesday August 26, 2014 at St. Boniface Church in Garner with Fr. Dennis Miller officiating.  Burial will be in St. John’s Catholic Cemetery in Duncan. Visitation will be from