Obituaries

Thu
28
Feb

Kent services set for Thursday

 

Kent services set for Thursday

Ronald William “Ronnie” Kent, 65, of Hawkeye died Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at his home surrounded by his family.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hawkeye. 

Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until service time on Thursday. 

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28
Feb

Friday funeral, Clarence G. Jorgenson

 

Friday funeral

Clarence G. Jorgenson, 85, of West Union died Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, in his home following an extended illness.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 1, at Bethel Presbyterian Church, West Union. 

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, at Burnham-Wood Funeral Home in West Union.

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28
Feb

Wadena native dies in Wisconsin

Wadena native dies in Wisconsin

Betty M. Brackin, 84, of Galesville, Wis., formerly of Wadena, died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, at Marinuka Manor in Galesville.

A memorial gathering will be held from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. today (Wednesday) at Zwickey Funeral Homes, Galesville Chapel, in Galesville, Wis.

Betty M. (Cline) Brackin was born Aug. 25, 1928, in Wadena to Lawrence and Ima (Everett) Cline.

Wed
20
Feb

William G. “Bill” Yearous

 

Services held for longtime Elgin resident

Funeral services for William G. “Bill” Yearous, 101, of Elgin were held Wednesday, Feb. 13, at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, Elgin. The Rev. Rick Johnson officiated.

Burial followed in the Elgin Cemetery, Elgin.

Leonard-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Elgin was in charge of arrangements.

Bill’s death occurred Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at Good Samaritan Society – Postville.

William George Yearous was born March 1, 1911, in Holcomb, Kan., to Clifton and Louisa (Schmidt) Yearous.

He attended country school through the eighth grade.

On Dec. 24, 1938, Bill was united in marriage with Alo Patterson in Waterloo. To this union three children were born.

Wed
20
Feb

Services held for Layne Schneider, 22

 

Services held for Layne Schneider, 22

Funeral services for Layne E. Schneider, 22, of Elgin were held Tuesday, Feb. 19, at West Clermont Lutheran Church, Clermont, with Pastor Dayna Winke as the officiant.

Inurnment followed at East Clermont Lutheran Cemetery, rural Clermont.

Schutte-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Clermont assisted the family with arrangements.

Layne’s death occurred Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013.

Layne Edward Schneider was born July 2, 1990, in West Union to Edward Schneider and Susan (Gunderson) White.

He was baptized Nov. 25, 1990, and confirmed April 10, 2005, at West Clermont Lutheran Church in Clermont.

Layne graduated from Valley High School on May 24, 2009.

He did custom work for Jason Klemp and also farmed with Jake Larson and John and Megan Schroeder.

Wed
20
Feb

Gay Caldwell

 

Gay Caldwell of West Union dies Feb. 13

Gaylord A. Caldwell, 77, of West Union died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, at Strawberry Point Lutheran Home in Strawberry Point.

A private family service and burial will be held at a later date.

Burnham-Wood & S.K. Rogers Funeral Home, West Union, is in charge of arrangements.

Gaylord Allen “Gay” Caldwell was born Feb. 25, 1935, in Cedar Rapids to Oliver and Jessie (Doran) Caldwell.

He graduated from Independence High School in 1954.

He proudly served his country in the United States Army from September 1956 until September 1958.

On May 21, 1960, Gay was united in marriage with Linda Dennis in Fayette.

He worked for Dessel-Roach Floor Covering of West Union for over 40 years.

Wed
20
Feb

Eileen A. Meyer

 

Services today at St. Peter in Eldorado

Funeral services for Eileen A. Meyer, 78, of West Union will be held at 10:30 a.m. today (Wednesday) at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Eldorado with the Rev. Ginny Olson officiating.

Burial will follow at West Union Cemetery.

Visitation was set for Tuesday, Feb. 19, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Burnham-Wood & S.K. Rogers Funeral Home in West Union, which is handling the arrangements.

Eileen died Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at Palmer Lutheran Health Center, West Union.

Eileen Ardath (Pape) Meyer was born May 18, 1934, in Dover Township, West Union, to Sam and Lillie (Osmundson) Pape.

She was raised on the family farm two miles east of Eldorado.

Eileen was baptized June 10, 1934, and confirmed on March 21, 1948, both at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Eldorado.

She attended Dover No. 3 country school and graduated from West Union High School in 1952.

Wed
13
Feb

Dr. John Smith dies Saturday

 

Dr. John Smith dies Saturday

John E. Smith, DVM, 88, of Wadena died Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013.

Arrangements are pending with Leonard-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Monona.

Wed
13
Feb

Memorial service held for Waucoma man

Howard Adams

 

Memorial service held for Waucoma man

Howard G. Adams, 88, of Waucoma died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, at Community Memorial Hospital in Sumner. 

A memorial service was held Saturday, Feb. 9, at St. John Lutheran Church (Stapleton), rural Waucoma. 

Wed
13
Feb

Helen Koester dies Feb. 5

Helen Koester

 

Helen Koester dies Feb. 5

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