Obituaries

John (Bill) Smith

John (Bill) Wm. Smith died at his home surrounded by his family on Monday, August 20, 2018. The family will have a celebration of his life on September 22 from 2:00 - 4:00 PM on September 22 at the town hall in Woolstock, Iowa.

GEORGE CLUM

George Clum, 76, of Webster City, died on Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at his home. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, August 24, 2018 at Foster Funeral and Cremation Center with Pastor Jeff Flagg officiating. Burial will follow the services at Graceland Cemetery with military ...

GWEN NEESE

Gwen Neese, 90, long time Webster City resident, passed away at the Paula J, Baber Hospice Home in Fort Dodge, on Friday, August 17, 2018. A Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church with Reverend Mark Eichler officiating. ...

BETTY JANE HUNT

Betty Jane Hunt, 93, passed away on August 11, 2018 at the Mary Greeley Israel Family Hospice House. Visitation will begin at 5pm, Friday, August 17 at the Alden United Methodist Church. Her funeral Service will be held at 10:30am on Saturday August 18 with burial following at Alden ...

LORAINE MARTIN

Loraine Esther Martin of Carlisle passed away on August 5, 2018. Memorial funeral services will be at 11:00 AM, Saturday August 25, 2018 at the Bloomfield United Methodist Church in Des Moines. A visitation will begin at 9:30 prior to services at the church. Loraine was born January 13, ...

MARGIE MCCOLLOUGH

EAGLE GROVE — Margie Kathryn McCollough, the daughter of John H. and Emma (Arnold) Tapper, was born August 15, 1923, at home on a farm near Webster City. She was baptized in the Presbyterian Church at Kamrar. She was raised and educated in the Kamrar area, attending country school and then ...

ELISABETH OLSON

Elisabeth Jane Olson, 58, of Creston, IA was released from earthly cares and suffering Aug. 1, 2018. Lisa was born in Webster City, Oct. 16, 1959 to William and Mary Hanke. She lived in Webster City into adulthood, marrying David R. Clark. They were parents of two wonderful children, Megan and ...

PHILIS FLETCHALL

Philis Jean McCollough Fletchall, age 91, passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 9th, 2018 at Van Diest Medical Center due to natural causes. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at Graceland Cemetery with Pastor Jeff Flagg officiating. Following ...

JERRY WIDMANN

Jerry D. Widmann, 73, Flasher, North Dakota, died on Thursday, August 2, 2018, with his wife by his side, in the care of Sanford Hospice, in Bismarck. Memorial services will be held Tuesday, August 14, 2018, at 9:30 a.m. at Bismarck Funeral Home, 3723 Lockport Street, Bismarck, with Pastor ...

Roberta Fuller

Roberta Fuller, 60, of Webster City, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Services will be at a later date. Foster Funeral and Cremation Center is caring for the family. Condolences may be expressed online at www.fosterfuneralandcremation.com.

MARGIE K. McCOLLOUGH

Margie K. McCollough, 94, of Eagle Grove, passed away on Thursday, August 9, 2018. Services are pending with Foust Funeral Home, Eagle Grove www.foustfh.com

PRISCILLA BAIR-GREENWOOD

Priscilla Bair-Greenwood peacefully slipped away to be with our Lord Jesus in Heaven on July 30, 2018. She was under loving and gracious care in her home at Shalom Cares retirement and skilled nursing facility in Aurora, Colorado. A visitation at 10am, followed by a memorial celebration at ...

DELORES BALSLEY

Delores Balsley, 85, Webster City, died Monday, Aug. 6, 2018 at her home. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018 at Cass Township Cemetery. Visitation is from 1 to 2 p.m. on Saturday at Foster Funeral and Cremation Center, www.fosterfuneralandcremation.com.

RICHARD VAN GORP

Richard William Van Gorp, the son of Richard and Gertie (Miedema) Messamaker, was born on July 19, 1943, in Pella, Iowa. Richard’s father passed away when he was a young boy and his mom married Ray Van Gorp, who adopted and raised him. He graduated from North Mahaska High School in New ...

DONNA LEE NORCROSS

Donna Lee Norcross passed away Monday, July 30th, 2018 after a very sudden diagnosis of pancreatic cancer in Ames Iowa. A Memorial service will be held 11:30 am Wednesday, August 8, at Grace United Methodist Church, 624 S Elm Avenue, Story City IA. With a visitation from 10:00 - 11:30 am ...

RICHARD VAN GORP

Richard Van Gorp, 75, of Thor, died Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018. Memorial services will be Monday, Aug. 6 at 10:30 a.m. at Ullensvang Lutheran Church in Thor. Visitation is Sunday from 3 to 5 p.m. at Foust Funeral Home in Eagle Grove. Burial in West Ullensvang Cemetery. www.foustfh.com.

WAYNE E. CULPEPPER

Wayne Edward Culpepper passed away July 28, 2018, in Ames, Iowa. He is survived by his wife Ann Egeland, daughter Jodi Maciejewski and husband Duane, daughter Julie Davis and husband Brad, grandsons Spencer and Graham, daughter-in-law Becky Luing and husband Rod, grandkids Michkayla and ...

MONTE WESTRUM

Monte Westrum, age 61 of rural Stratford, died at his home on July 30, 2018. Funeral Services will be held Friday, August 3, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. at the Schroeder-Reimers Memorial Chapel at Sixth and Marshall, in Boone, with Pastor Andy Crim officiating. After the service and following his ...

DONNA WILLIAMS

Donna Williams, 85, of Webster City, died Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at Southfield Wellness Community. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, August 6, 2018 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Williams with Father Rick Dagit officiating. Burial will be at St. Mary’s ...

Harold Llewellyn Wintz

Harold Llewellyn Wintz, 91, of Clarion died at his home on Sunday, July 29, 2018. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7 at United Church of Christ Congregational in Clarion. Visitation is 5-7 p.m. Monday at Ewing Funeral Home, Clarion, and one hour prior to services at the church on ...