Obituaries

TRACY M. SCHIEFFER

Tracy M. (Long) Schieffer, 45, of Mason City and formerly of Webster City, died February 4, 2019 at her home in Mason City. A Celebration of Life will be held from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 27, 2019, at the Webster City Senior Center also known as the Webster City Congregate Meals ...

ARRIS BROWN RICHARDSON

Arris Maxine Brown Richardson passed away Friday, January 11, 2019, at the age of 97 years. She was born April 25, 1921 in Webster City, Iowa. Her parents were Charles and Alice Brown, who lived on a small farm that still stands today, on the south side of the Webster City city limits. She ...

DALE TOFTEE

Dale Toftee, 55, of Webster City, died Monday, April 15, 2019 at his home. Services will be held at a later date. Foster Funeral and Cremation Center is in charge of the arrangements

ALICE THOMPSON SPITLER

Alice Thompson Spitler, age 94, of Stratford passed away on April 13, 2019, with her loving family by her side. Alice is survived by her daughters Bonnie (David) DeCoursey, Cheryl (Walter) Mills, Linda (Alan) Carlson, and Lora (Steven) Phillips; daughter-in-law Barb Thompson; brother ...

WARREN SCOTT

Warren Edwin Scott, 88, of Webster City, passed away Thursday, April 4, 2019, with his loving family by his side. A service to celebrate Warren’s life will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, April 8, 2019, at the Calvary United Methodist Church in Stratford. Presiding over the ceremony will be ...

JOHN ALEXANDER

8/14/1928 – 3/29/2019 John F. Alexander, 90, Silverton, Idaho passed away on March 29th, 2019 at the Hospice Home in Hayden, Idaho. John was born August 14, 1928 in Webster City, Iowa to Austin Clayr and Telva Mae (Mattox) Alexander. He graduated from Webster City High School in ...

REBECCA LESTER

Rebecca Lester, 57, of Webster City, died, Sunday, March 31, 2019 at Van Diest Medical Center. A Celebration of Life will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 4, 2019 at Foster Funeral and Cremation Center. Online condolences may be expressed at www.fosterfuneralandcremation.com.

VERABELLE HOLLINGSHEAD

Verabelle 'Verie' Webb Hollingshead (91) died peacefully at her home surrounded by loved ones Feb. 28, 2019. On Saturday, April 6, 2019 a Celebration of her Life will be held at 11:00 a.m., at the First Congregational United Church of Christ in Webster City, with a reception to follow.

BERTHA MAY TAKLE

Bertha May Takle, 80 of Webster City, died on Friday, March 29, 2019, at Southfield Wellness Community in Webster City. Visitation will be held on Monday, April 1, 2019 from 5;00-7:00 PM at Boman Funeral Home (www.bomanfh.com). A private family burial will take place at a later ...

IRENE LOVELACE

Irene Lovelace, 91, of Webster City, died, Friday, March 29, 2019 at her home. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at Trinity Lutheran Church with Reverend Mike Kroona officiating. A private family burial will follow the services. Visitation will be held ...

ROGER STOUGH

Roger Stough, 89, of Webster City, died, Sunday, March 31, 219 at his home. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at Faith United Methodist Church with Pastor Peggy Ellingson officiating. Burial will be at 3:00 p.m. at East Side Cemetery in Estherville. ...

GERALDINE J. “JERRY” HAYDEN

VALLEY, Neb. — Geraldine J. “Jerry” Hayden, age 88 of Valley, NE, died 3/27/19 at Methodist Hospital in Omaha, NE. Jerry was born April 23, 1930 in Duncombe, IA, and grew up in Webster City. Preceded in death by husband Dick, infant daughter Janice Marie, parents Howard & Thelma ...

THELMA HILL

Thelma Fern Hill passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 24, 2019, her 95th birthday, surrounded by her family at Van Diest Medical Center. Services in celebration of her life will be held at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 855 Main Street in Stanhope, on Monday, April 8, 2019 at 1 p.m., ...

KEITH NEREM

Keith Nerem, 72, of Webster City, died, Sunday, March 17, 2019 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Graveside services will be held on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Lakeview Cemetery, also known as Lake Lutheran Church Cemetery, south of Renwick. Foster Funeral and Cremation ...

LARRY RILEY

ROGERSVILLE, Mo. — Larry Alan Riley, 71, Rogersville, passed away Saturday, March 23, 2019 at Mercy Hospital, Springfield. He was born February 25, 1948 in Fort Dodge, Iowa, the son of the late Richard E. and Mary A. (Lumsden) Riley. He was united in marriage on May 11, 1988 in Eureka ...

DOROTHY MIDLAND

Dorothy Jean Midland passed away on March 24, 2019, at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home in Fort Dodge. She was surrounded by many beloved family members as a courageous 3-year battle with Lymphoma and an auto-immune blood disease came to an end. Funeral services will be held on Friday, ...

THELMA HILL

Thelma Hill, 95, of Webster City, died Sunday, March 24, 2019 at Van Diest Medical Center. Funeral services are pending with Foster Funeral and Cremation Center.

KENNETH M. BREKKE

CEDAR RAPIDS — Kenneth M. Brekke, 90, of Cedar Rapids, died Sunday March 17, 2019 at the Dennis & Donna Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy. A celebration of life will be held Saturday May 4th from two to five in the afternoon at Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Home. Survivors include his wife ...

MARY OLSON

Mary Olson, 88, of Webster City, died, Friday, March 22, 2019 at Crestview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at Foster Funeral and Cremation Center with Pastor Terry Davenport officiating. A private family burial will ...

ELIZABETH “BETTY” KNESS

Elizabeth “Betty” Kness, 89, of Iowa Falls, passed away Friday, March 8, 2019 at Scenic Manor. Funeral services were held at 1 PM Friday, March 15, 2019 at First Christian Church in Iowa Falls. She was laid to rest at the Union Cemetery. Woodley Funeral Home, LLC of Iowa Falls is caring ...