Wayne Wilford Kress was born to Charles and Amy (Carrigan) Kress at their home south of Ayrshire, Iowa, on July 10, 1921. Wayne was only one and a half years old when he lost his father, and he spent his childhood years with his mother and siblings as tenants on different farms. They farmed with horses in the beginning and eventually converted to mechanical equipment. The family rode to town in a horse-drawn buggy until they bought their first vehicles – a Ford Model T and then a Model A.
Ardyce Mae Rueter, daughter of Arthur and Anna (Brenne) Anderson, was born on December 2, 1934, in Lakefield Minnesota.
A funeral service for Cameron Welch, age 83, of Spirit Lake, was held Saturday, January 16, 2021, at Turner Jenness Funeral Home in Milford. Burial was at Okoboji Cemetery.
William “Bill” Cochran was born on January 29, 1935, to George and Alice (King) Cochran in Pickford, Michigan.
Arthur “Art” Henry Berg, 89, of Spirit Lake, passed away on Sunday, January 10, 2021, at his residence in Spirit Lake.
Doug Krogman, age 50, of Ames, Iowa, died January 9, 2021, at Mary Greeley Medical Center in Ames.