Obituaries articles

V. Lucille Pals

V. Lucille Pals, age 93, of Sheffield, passed away Monday, August 31, 2015, at the Sheffield Care Center. Funeral services for V. Lucille Pals will be held at 10:30 A.M. Thursday, September 3, 2015, at the First Reformed Church in Meservey. Pastor Rodney Meester will officiate. Burial will take place in the Meservey cemetery. Visitation

Mae Etta Cramer

Mae Etta Cramer, 89 of Clarion passed away on Sunday, August 30, 2015 at Clarion Wellness and Rehab Center in Clarion. Funeral services for Mae Etta Cramer will be held on Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 2:00 pm at the United Church of Christ Congregational, 405 2nd Street in Blairsburg with Pastor Tom Bower officiating.

Robert Lowell Calgaard

Robert Lowell Calgaard, 83, formerly of Joice, died on August 30, 2015, at the Lake Mills Care Center. Memorial service will be on Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. at Bethany Lutheran Church, Joice, with Pastor Bill Peters officiating. Visitation will be at Mittelstadt Funeral Home at 902 East Main Street, Lake Mills, on

Amery Charlson

Amery Charlson, 97 of Forest City, Iowa and formerly of Sweat City passed away on Thursday, August 27, 2015 at North Iowa Mercy Medical Center in Mason City, Iowa. Services will be held on Monday, August 31, 2015 at 11:00 am at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Swea City, Iowa. Burial will be at Madison

Danny Lee Brackey

Danny Lee Brackey died Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at the age of 63, at his home in Lake Mills, IA. A memorial service will be held at Salem Lutheran Church in Lake Mills on Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 2 pm. Pastor Peter Soli will officiate. Inurnment will take place at Synod Lutheran Cemetery in

Ferne (Ellingson) Coxson

Ferne (Ellingson) Coxson, 87 of rural Buffalo Center, IA, died Wednesday, August 26, 2015, at her home. Funeral service will be 10:30 AM, Friday, September 4, 2015, at Bethany Lutheran Church (183 – 2nd Avenue E), Thompson, IA, 50478, with Pastor Lynn Noel officiating. Visitation will be 5-8 PM, Thursday evening, also at Bethany Lutheran

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Wayne L. Allen

Wayne L. Allen, 68, of Garner died Tuesday, August 25th at Mercy Medical Center – North Iowa in Mason City. Funeral services will be held 1:30 P.M., Saturday, August 29th at the Cataldo Funeral Chapel in Garner with Tim Hartman, Elder for Mason City Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses officiating.  Burial will be in Concord Township

James “J.P.” Peterson

James “J.P.” Peterson, 66 of Britt passed away Monday, August 24, 2015 at Mercy Medical Center – North Iowa in Mason City. Memorial Mass for James Peterson will be held on Friday, August 28, 2015 at 11:00 am at St Patrick’s Catholic Church, 139 3rd Street SE in Britt with Father Jim Dubert officiating. Burial

James Sebby

James Sebby, 83 of Clarion passed away Sunday, August 23, 2015 at Iowa Specialty Hospital in Belmond. Memorial services for James Sebby will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday, August 27, 2015 at the First Lutheran Church, 420 1st Street North West in Clarion with Pastor Grant Woodley officiating. Visitation will be held on

James L. Smith Sr.

James L. Smith Sr., 89 of Britt passed away Monday, August 24, 2015 at Hancock County Memorial Hospital in Britt. Funeral services for James L. Smith Sr. will be held on Friday, August 28, 2015 at 10:30 am at the Britt Christian Reformed Church – At The Crossraods Ministries, 569 Main Avenue North in Britt