Obituaries articles

Ray L. Peterson

Ray L. Peterson, 85, of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, formerly of Dows, died Thursday, September 4, 2014 in Ft. Lauderdale. Funeral services will be held 2 P.M., Sunday, September 14th at the Cataldo Funeral Chapel, 160 E. 4th St., in Garner with Rev. Scott Kozisek officiating.  Burial will be 10 A.M., Monday at Fairview Cemetery in

LeRoy Dean Gamble

LeRoy Dean Gamble, 79, of Garner, Iowa, passed away Monday, September 8, 2014, at the Hancock County Memorial Hospital in Britt, Iowa following a courageous battle with cancer.  He was born April 8, 1935, in Hampton, Iowa to Harry and Lucile (Gaither) Gamble.  LeRoy attended Hampton School in Hampton, Iowa.  He was married on June

John Verhoef

John Verhoef Jr.

John Ver Hoef Jr., 87, of Forest City, formerly of Leland died Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at the Good Shepherd Health Center in Mason City.   Memorial services will be held 10:30 A.M., Saturday, September 13, 2014 at the United Methodist Church in Forest City with Rev. Charles Layton officiating. Inurnment will be held at

Marlys I. Troe

Marlys I. Troe of Lake Mills, IA died Monday, September 8, 2014 at her home in Lake Mills, IA Funeral services are pending at the Mittelstadt Funeral Home, 902 East Main Street, Lake Mills, IA 50450

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