Obituaries

Brad Caruth, 50, Des Moines

Brad Caruth, 50, of Des Moines, died Monday, December 4, 2017 at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Funeral services will be held Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at Foster Funeral and Cremation Center with Pastor Jeff Flagg officiating. Burial will follow the services at ...

Kendrick Conner, 4 months, Iowa Falls

Kendrick James Conner, 4 Months, Iowa Falls, passed away Friday, December 8, 2017. Funeral services will be at 11:30 a.m. Friday December 15, 2017 at the Church of the Open Bible, Iowa Falls. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. Friday, December 15, 2017 also at the Church of the ...

Franklin Thies, 81, Iowa Falls

Franklin William Thies, 81, Iowa Falls, passed away Saturday December 9, 2017. A celebration of life will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, December 30, 2017 at the St. Peter's United Church of Christ; 496 Raven Ave., Geneva, Iowa 50633.

Curtis Ross, 31, formerly of Ackley

Curtis Lee Ross, 31, Cedar Falls, and formerly of Ackley, passed away Friday, November 24, 2017. Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, December 16, 2017, at the St. John's United Church of Christ; Ackley. A Celebration of Life will be held from 1-5 p.m. Sunday, December 17, 2017, at the Ackley ...

Brad Caruth, 50, Des Moines

Brad Caruth, 50, of Des Moines, died Monday, December 4, 2017 at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Services are pending with Foster Funeral and Cremation Center.

Edna Bockwoldt, 92, Stanhope

Edna Marie (Wells) Bockwoldt passed away Monday, December 4, 2017 at the age of 92 years at the Israel Family Hospice House in Ames, Iowa. Memorial services will be at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Stanhope on Friday, December 8 at 1:00 p.m. Visitation will be Thursday, December 7 at Athens ...

Barbara Philbrook, 90, Webster City

Barbara Philbrook, 90, of Webster City, died Sunday, December 3, 2017, at Southfield Wellness Community. Funeral services will be held Friday, December 8, 2017, at 10:30 a.m. at Asbury United Methodist Church with Pastor Jeff Flagg officiating. Burial will follow the services at Graceland ...

Betty Buckley, 94, formerly of Webster City

Betty Buckley, 94, of Spirit Lake, formerly of Webster City passed away on Thursday, November 30, 2017 at Lakes Regional Healthcare in Spirit Lake. A private family funeral service will be held on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at the Schuchert-Lentz Funeral Home in Spirit Lake. Burial will be in ...

Donald Schwebke, 88, Iowa Falls

Donald Dean Schwebke, 88, Iowa Falls, passed away Friday, December 1, 2017. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at the Linn's Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be from 9:30 until 10:30 am Tuesday December 5, 2017 also at the Linn's Funeral Home Chapel in Iowa Falls.

Alene McCollough, 89, Webster City

Alene LaVonne McCollough, 89 of Webster City died on Tuesday, November 28, 2017, at the Mary Greeley Medical Center in Ames. The family will receive friends and relatives on Sunday, December 3, from 1:00 - 3:00 PM at the Trinity Lutheran Church, in Webster City. (www.bomanfh.com). Funeral ...

Patricia Anderson, 89, formerly of Webster City

Patricia L (Russell) Anderson, 89, of Janesville WI and formerly of Webster City, passed away on November 9, 2017. Funeral services were November 14 at Clancy-Gernon Funeral Home in Bourbonnais IL.

Phyllis York, 92, Iowa Falls

Phyllis York, 92, Iowa Falls, passed away Tuesday November 28, 2017. Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday December 2, 2017 at the First United Methodist Church. Visitation and fellowship will be from 12:00 until 1:30 p.m. Saturday December 2, 2017 also at the First United Methodist Church.

Dee C. Neff, 94, Webster City

Dee C. Neff, 94, of Webster City passed away Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at Southfield Wellness in Webster City. Funeral services will be Friday December 1, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Faith United Methodist Church with visitation one hour prior to service. Burial will be in the Graceland ...

Alfred “Al” Rau, 96, Story City

Alfred E. “Al” Rau, 96, of Story City died November 25, 2017 at Mary Greeley Medical Center in Ames. Funeral services will be Thursday, November 30 at 10:30 a.m. at Grace United Methodist Church in Story City. Burial will follow in the Center Cemetery near Story City. Al was born on ...

Marion “Mike” Olson, 92, Iowa Falls

Marion "Mike" G. Olson, 92, Iowa Falls, died Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at the Eldora Specialty Care. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at the First Baptist Church, Iowa Falls.

Virginia L. Koester, 84, Fort Dodge

Virginia L. Koester, 84, of Fort Dodge passed away Thursday, November 23, 2017, at the Marian Home. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church with Pastor Ed Durand officiating. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery. A ...

Dale Eldridge, 93, Iowa Falls

Dale E. Eldridge, 93, Iowa Falls passed away on Monday, November 20, 2017 at the Hansen Family Hospital in Iowa Falls surrounded by his family. Visitation will be from 4 until 7 p.m. Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at the Linn's Funeral Home Chapel; 1521 Washington Ave.; Iowa Falls. A private ...

Bette Blue, 83, Webster City

Surrounded by her children, Bette Corrine Blue passed away peacefully on Friday, November 10, 2017 and is safe in the arms of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Bette was born to Clifford Ramon Ulstad and Bessie Marie (nee Godfrey) in Eagle Grove Iowa. For many years, it was thought that ...

Michael Foster, 71, Webster City

Michael Gene Foster, 71, of Webster City died on November 5, 2017, at the Unity Point Hospice in Fort Dodge. A Memorial Service will be 1:00 pm, on Saturday, November 18, at the Faith United Methodist Church in Webster City. The family has chosen Boman Funeral Home (www.Bomanfh.com) to care ...

Curtis Draves, 86, Webster City

Curtis E. Draves, 86, of Webster City and formerly of Clarion, passed away Monday, November 13, 2017 at Van Diest Medical Center in Webster City. Funeral services for Curtis Draves will be held on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 11:00 AM at Holmes Lutheran Church, 2139 Hancock Avenue, Clarion ...