Nick Timmins Nordstrom died Wednesday, January 1, 2020, at his home in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. He was 39.
A funeral service for Kathryn Hansen, age 95, mother of Nancy, Gary and Kenneth, was held Monday, December 30, 2019, at Harbor of Joy Lutheran Church in Milford. Burial was at Milford Cemetery.
Robert Raymond Esser – After a long and happy life filled with friends and family, Bob died peacefully on December 14, 2019. He was born to Henry and Eunice Esser in Whittemore, Iowa, on October 5, 1928, and raised on a farm in Milford, Iowa. He was raised in the Catholic Church and was educated in Catholic school. He married Rose Norton in 1950. They spent their first years of marriage in the U. S. Army in Virginia. After his service, they returned to Milford and Bob’s goal was to work for the Post Office. He began as a mail carrier, later became a clerk and finished his 30 year career as Postmaster.
Donald Bonstead, 65, of Milford, passed away suddenly at his home in Milford, Iowa, on December 11, 2019. His family and friends are deeply saddened by his loss but are also grateful to have had him in their lives.
Jason John Farrell, the son of Carolin Carney and James Farrell, was born on March 12, 1971, in Springfield, Massachusetts. When Jason was three, the family moved to Iowa where he later graduated from Okoboji High School in 1989 and where he spent the rest of his life.
Berkley Warren Bedell, age 98, passed away on December 7, 2019, three days after suffering a massive stroke in Naples, Florida. A third generation of Spirit Lake, Iowa, he was born on March 5, 1921.