Obituaries articles

Merlyn C. Schmoll

Merlyn C. Schmoll, age 95, of Lake Mills, died Tuesday, January 12, 2016, at the University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City, Iowa. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 PM on Monday, January 18, 2016, at Asbury United Methodist Church with Rev. Shirley Hoffmann Will officiating.  Military Honors will be conducted by the Otto

Gary D. Brandt

Gary D. Brandt, age 73, of Clarion, passed away Monday, January 11, 2016 at the Iowa Specialty Hospital in Clarion. Funeral services for Gary D. Brandt will be held at 10:30 A.M. Friday, January 15, 2016 at the Church of Christ in Clarion. Pastor Nancy Hofmeister will officiate. Visitation for Gary D. Brandt will be

Harry D. Peters

Harry D. Peters, 87 of Kanawha, passed away Sunday, January 10, 2016 at Mercy Medical Center North Iowa in Mason City, Iowa. Funeral Services for Harry Peters will be held at 10:30 am on Thursday, January 14, 2016 at Kanawha Christian Reformed Church, 129 East 3rd Street in Kanawha with Pastor Steve Schulz officiating. Burial


Clarence Schroeder

Clarence Schroeder, 91, of Garner died Monday, January 11, 2016 at Concord Care Center in Garner. Funeral services will be held 10:30 A.M., Friday, January 15th at the United Methodist Church in Klemme with Rev. Michael Shaffer officiating.  Burial will be in Concord Township Cemetery in Garner with military rites by the Garner Veterans Ceremonial

Frank Larson

Franklin “Frank” Larson

Franklin “Frank” Larson, 71, of Forest City died Sunday, January 10, 2016 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, MN. Funeral Services will be held 10:30 A.M. Thursday, January 14, 2016 at the Fertile Church of Christ, 3493 Eagle Ave., Fertile, Iowa with the Pastor Rob Perry officiating. Visitation will be held from 4:00-7:00 P.M. Wednesday,

Leila K. Kloster

Leila Kanetta Kloster, 100, of Lake Mills, IA, died Sunday, January 10, 2016 at the Lake Mills, Care Center in Lake Mills, IA. Funeral service will be 1:30 PM, Thursday, January 14, 2016 at Salem Lutheran Church, Lake Mills, IA, with Pastor Melinda McCluskey officiating. Visitation will be from 12 Noon until 1:30 PM (service

Neal L. Conrad

Neal L. Conrad, 52, of Garner died Friday, January 8, 2015 at the Muse Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit in Mason City. Memorial services will be held at a later date.  There will be no visitation. Cataldo Funeral Home in Garner is in charge of arrangements. CATALDO FUNERAL HOME  (641) 923-2841

Frank Patterson

Frank Patterson, age 86, of Belmond, passed away Friday, January 8, 2016 at the Rehabilitation Center of Belmond. Funeral services for Frank Patterson will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday January 16, 2016 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Belmond. Pastor Dawn Pederson will officiate. Burial will take place in the Belmond Cemetery. Military graveside services

Sharon K. Larson

Sharon K. Larson passed away Friday, January 8th, 2016, at the Hancock Memorial Hospital in Britt, Iowa. Visitation will be Friday, January 15th from 4-7 pm at Andrews Funeral Home in Klemme, IA, 528 East Main Street. Funeral services will be 10:30 am Saturday, January 16th at the Klemme United Methodist Church. Reverend Mike Shaffer will

Spencer T. Lauritsen

Spencer T. Lauritsen, age 31, most recently of Mason City, IA, a graduate  of Forest High School in the Class of 2003, died, January 5, 2016, at Mercy Medical North Iowa-Mason City, Iowa. A service to celebrate Spencer’s life will be at 10 am, Monday, at the Andrews Funeral Home, 516 1st Street S.E., Belmond, IA  Friends may greet the