Obituaries

JIM CAQUELIN

Celebration of Life memorial service for Jim Caquelin, 65, of Hillsborough, NC will be held at the Woolstock Community Hall on Sunday May 27 at 2pm. Jimmie Dale Caquelin was born on January 24, 1953 in Webster City, Iowa, the son of Donald M. (Tom)and Ruth (Boucher) Caquelin. He was a ...

DAWAYNE FORTUNE

Bernie DaWayne Fortune, 86, passed away May 12, 2018, at his home in Story City where he had lived since 2014. DaWayne was born September 16, 1931, to Bernie William and Beatrice Elzina (Lee) Fortune on a farm north of Stanhope. He married LoRena Maxine Rhoad April 27, 1952, at Homer ...

MAGDALENA (LENA) FROST

Magdalena (Lena) Frost, 93, of Stratford, died on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at Windsor Manor in Nevada. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, May 11, 2018 at the First Baptist Church in Stratford with Pastor Andrew Townsend officiating. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery. ...

MAGDALENA FROST

MAGDALENA FROST Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, May 11, 2018 at the First Baptist Church in Stratford. Visitation will be held from 5 - 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 10, 2018 at the church. Foster Funeral and Cremation Center is caring for the family.

DEBRA SUE SLAUSON

Debra Sue Slauson, 63, died, May 4, 2018 in a local hospital. She was a native of Webster City, Iowa and lived in Sparta, New Jersey and Norfolk, Virginia. She is the daughter of Dorothy Abels Berleen and the late Richard Berleen. She was a graduate of North East Hamilton High School. She ...

BEN McCOY YOUNG JR.

Ben (Mac) McCoy Young Jr. passed away peacefully at his home in Mesa, AZ on May 3, 2018. Ben was born on August 9, 1932 in Des Moines, IA to Ben McCoy Young Sr. and Bernice Beatrice Bradley Young. He graduated from Richland High School in 1951 and served in the U.S. Air Force for 5 ...

BONNIE PELZ

Bonnie Lee Pelz, passed away on Thursday, April 12, 2018, surrounded by friends and family, after a long struggle with several health issues. A celebration of her life will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, May 5, at Boman Funeral Home. Bonnie was born on March 6, 1940, in New Hampton, IA ...

DARRELL “PETE” ANDERSON

Darrell “Pete” Anderson, 80, of Stratford, Iowa, passed away on Friday, April 27, 2018, at his home. Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, May 1, 2018, at Calvary United Methodist Church in Stratford. Pastor Brian McNamara and Pastor Gina Spohnheimer will officiate. Burial ...

Gerri Fern Geitz, 77, Williams

Gerri Fern (Turner) Geitz, age 77, of Williams, died Monday, April 23rd at her home. Funeral services will be Monday, April 30th at 10:30 am at Bethany Lutheran Church in Iowa Falls with burial at the Belmond Cemetery in Belmond. Visitation will be Sunday, April 29th from 3-5 pm at Surls ...

Luverne G. Jansen, 93, Ames

Luverne G. Jansen, age 93, of Ames and formally of Williams, IA, passed away on Monday night, April 23, 2018 at Israel Family Hospice House in Ames, IA. A gathering of friends and family will be 5-7:00 p.m. Friday, April 27, 2018 at Grandon Funeral and Cremation Care, 414 Lincoln Way, Ames, IA. ...

Neva Jean Jacobson, 93, Story City

Neva Jean Jacobson passed away April 10, 2018 at Bethany Manor in Story City. Services were held April 14 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Story City. Neva was born on November 21, 1924 in Champaign, Illinois to Oscar and Neva (Garrick) Hall. She married Stanton Jacobson on October 6, 1946. ...

Richard Hadaway, 75, Stanhope

Richard Hadaway, 75, of Stanhope, died Monday, April 23, 2018 at his home. Memorial services will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at Foster Funeral and Cremation Center with Pastor Chad Halbach officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service on Saturday at ...

Mike Ostlund, 65

Funeral service for Mike Ostlund, 65, is at 4 p.m., Wednesday, April 25 at Lensing Funeral & Cremation Service, Iowa City. Visitation will be from 2-4 p.m. at the funeral home prior to the service. Memorials may be directed to Camp Courageous, PO Box 418, Monticello, IA 52310-0418.

Dorothy Stearns, 94, Webster City

Dorothy A. Stearns, 94, of Webster City died Friday, April 20, 2018, at Southfield Wellness Community.  Visitation will be held at First Congregational UCC Church (1000 Willson Avenue, Webster City) on Wednesday, April 25 from 5:00 - 7:00 pm.  A Memorial Service will be held at the church ...

Janice Lalor, 66, Eagle Grove

Janice Lalor, 66, Eagle Grove, died Thursday, April 19, 2018. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, April 24, at 11 a.m. at Evangelical Lutheran Church, Eagle Grove. Visitation is Monday from 5-7 p.m. at Foust Funeral Home, Eagle Grove. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery in Eagle Grove. ...

Dorothy Utech, 97, Williams

Dorothy Utech, age 97, of Williams died on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at the Southfield Wellness Community in Webster City. Memorial services will be 2:00 P.M. Saturday, April 28th at the Missionary Alliance Church in Blairsburg with inurnment in the Union Cemetery, Iowa Falls. Visitation will be ...

Doratha Carolus, 77, Ackley

Doratha Carolus, 77, of Ackley, passed away on Monday, April 16, 2018 at Grand JiVante in Ackley. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. on Friday, April 20, 2018 at the Washington Reformed Church with burial in the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Thursday at the Sietsema Funeral ...

Raymond Danielson, 86, Ellsworth

Raymond Danielson, age 86, of Ellsworth, IA, passed away on Saturday night, April 14, 2018 at the Hubbard Care Center in Hubbard, IA. Funeral service for Ray will be held on Wednesday, April 18, at 10:30 am at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Ellsworth. Burial will follow in the Homewood ...

Norman Gordon, 100, Webster City

Norman Gordon, 100, of Webster City, died Saturday, April 14, 2018 at the Southfield Wellness Community. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at the First Baptist Church with Pastor Patrick Wiedemeier officiating. Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery. ...

Arthur Dean Williams, 90, Williams

Arthur Dean Williams, 90, of Williams, IA passed away at the Cornerstone-Mike Conley Hospice House in Clermont, FL on April 15, 2018. He was preceded in death by his wife Lois E. Williams, his parents Dr. Arthur H. Williams and Ethelyn Williams, his sister Marilyn Bruner, his sons Steven ...