OBITUARIES

Christopher Kim Petrick

Christopher Kim Petrick

Christopher Kim Petrick, 36, of Shoreline, Washington, formerly of Spirit Lake, passed away unexpectedly from natural causes in Shoreline, WA, on Monday, November 13, 2023.

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Mardel Theresa (Hassel) Heywood

Mardel Theresa (Hassel) Heywood

Mardel Theresa (Hassel) Heywood was born on a farm seven miles east of Graettinger on December 19, 1932, in the midst of the “Great Depression.”

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Ron G. Heller

Ron G. Heller

Ron G. Heller, 52, of Brandon, SD passed away Sunday, November 5, 2023 after a short, courageous battle with cancer at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD.

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Susan MacMillan

Susan MacMillan

Susan MacMillan, 72, of Spirit Lake, passed away on Tuesday, October 31, 2023, at Aspire Nursing Home in Estherville, Iowa.

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Mary Lou Korwes

Mary Lou Korwes

Mary Lou Korwes, of Spirit Lake, passed away peacefully at the Accura Nursing Home in Spirit Lake on October 30, 2023, at the age of 87.

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Jeffrey Barrett

Jeffrey Barrett, 68, of Newton, Iowa, formerly of Arnolds Park, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, October 22, 2023, at the VA Central Iowa Healthcare System in Des Moines, Iowa.

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James H Burgeson

James H Burgeson

A funeral service for James H Burgeson was held on Monday, October 23, 2023, at Calvary United Methodist Church, Arnolds Park

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Wayne Elmer Feller

Wayne Elmer Feller

Wayne Elmer Feller, age 74,of Milford, passed away peacefully Tuesday, October 17th, after his long and strong battle with various medical issues.

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Terri Lee Christensen

Terri Lee Christensen

A Memorial Service for Terri Christensen, age 66, of Milford, was held on Friday, October 20, 2023, at Faith Community Church in Milford. Inurnment was at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer.

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Gwendolyn Sweet Rasmussen

Gwendolyn Sweet Rasmussen

Gwendolyn Sweet Rasmussen was born on February 16, 1933, in Dallas, Texas, to Arthur and Lillie McWilliams, and passed away at age 90 on October 12, 2023, in Spirit Lake, Iowa.

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Delores Ann Anderson

Delores Ann Anderson

Delores Ann Anderson, 85, of Grimes, Iowa, (formerly of Albert City and Spirit Lake) passed away at her home on Sunday, October 8, 2023.

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Ronald Dean Jenkins

Ronald Dean Jenkins

A funeral service for Ron Jenkins was held Thursday, October 5, 2023, at First Presbyterian Church in Spirit Lake.

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Brian Johanson

Brian Johanson

Brian Johanson passed away unexpectedly on September 30th, 2023,in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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Irma Mae Reiser

Irma Mae Reiser

A Mass of Christian Burial for Irma Reiser, age 90, of Milford, was held Tuesday, October 3, 2023, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Milford.

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Philip Dean Den Herder

Philip Dean Den Herder

A Celebration of Life Service for Philip Den Herder, age 83, of Okoboji, will be held Saturday, October 14, 2023, at First Presbyterian Church in Spirit Lake.

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Leon McCoy

Leon McCoy

Leon McCoy, 100, of Spirit Lake, passed away on Saturday, September 23, 2023, at Lakes Regional Healthcare in Spirit Lake

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Keith Lee Prentice

Keith Lee Prentice

Keith Lee Prentice, the son of Robert and Ruth (Wulkow) Prentice, was born February 13, 1952, in Spirit Lake, Iowa.

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Virgil Zellaha

Virgil Zellaha

Virgil Zellaha, 88, of Lewellen, Nebraska, passed away September 20, 2023, at Great Plains Health in North Platte, Nebraska.

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Nancy Chapman Christenson

Nancy Chapman Christenson

A Celebration of Life Service for Nancy Chapman Christenson, 85, of Spirit Lake, was held Wednesday, September 20, 2023, at Turner Jenness Funeral Home in Spirit Lake

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Timothy David “Tim” Savage

Timothy David “Tim” Savage

Timothy David “Tim” Savage, 56, of Vassar, Kansas, passed away September 18, 2023, from complications due to a serious vehicle accident.

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Walter Lewis Slipke

Walter Lewis Slipke

Walter Lewis Slipke, 91, died peacefully in the presence of his children September 17, 2023, at Lakes Regional Healthcare in Spirit Lake, Iowa

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Kelly Wayne Blunt

Kelly Wayne Blunt

Kelly Wayne Blunt, age 71, of Oskaloosa, passed away on Friday, September 8, 2023, at the MHP Serenity Hospice House in Oskaloosa surrounded by his loving family.

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Lynne Ross Swanger

Lynne Ross Swanger

Lynne Ross Swanger, 70, of Spirit Lake, passed away on Thursday, September 7, 2023, at Accura Healthcare of Spirit Lake.

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Dawn (Hagedorn) Wilson

Dawn (Hagedorn) Wilson

Dawn (Hagedorn) Wilson, age 65, formerly of Spirit Lake, Iowa, passed away after a long battle of cancer on August 29, 2023, at Careage Hills Nursing Home in Cherokee, Iowa.

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Thomas Dean Parks

Thomas Dean Parks

A Funeral Service for Thomas D. Parks, age 74, of Spirit Lake, was held on Thursday, August 31, 2023, at First Lutheran Church in West Okoboji.

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Douglas F. Gaer

Douglas F. Gaer

Douglas F. Gaer, formerly of Lincoln, Nebraska, transitioned from this life to his new celestial home on August 23, 2023, at Heritage House Hospice Care in Atlantic, Iowa

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Brent Edward Tiedemann

Brent Edward Tiedemann

Brent Edward Tiedemann, son of Wilmer E. and Donna J. (Philiph) Tiedemann, was born February 10, 1970, in Hartley, Iowa.

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Mavis Hornick

Mavis Hornick

A Memorial Service for Mavis Hornick, age 73, of Lake Park, was held on Saturday, August 26, 2023, at the United Methodist Church in Lake Park

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Harold James “Bud” Benson

Harold James “Bud” Benson

Harold James “Bud” Benson, age 82 of Harris, Iowa, died Monday, August 7, 2023, at Community Memorial Health Center in Hartley Iowa.

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