Obituaries

DALE AHRENS

Dale Ahrens, 87, of Stratford, died Saturday, January 5, 2019 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Visitation will be held Thursday, January 10, 2019 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Stratford Lutheran Church. A private family service will be held at a later time. Dale John Ahrens, ...

RONALD HANUS JR.

Ronald L. Hanus Jr., 49, Woolstock, passed away Jan. 1, 2019. A memorial service will be held Jan. 7, 2019 at 2 p.m. at the Webster City CHurch of Christ.

BEULAH EYANSON

Beulah Fern Eyanson, 95, Webster City, died on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018, at Southfield Wellness Community in Webster City. A Memorial Service will be held on Jan. 5, 2018, at 11 a.m. at the Webster City Church of Christ. The family has chosen Boman Funeral Home (www.bomanfh.com) to care ...

HOWARD CLAUDE

It is with great sadness that the family of Howard Karl Claude announces his passing at Humboldt Care Center North on Saturday, December 29, 2018, at the age of 68 years. Howard was born on May 25, 1950 in Webster City to Karl W. Claude and Patricia M. (Miller) Claude of Woolstock, Iowa. ...

PATRICIA DELLACHIESA

Patricia “Patty” Dellachiesa, 87, of Lehigh, Iowa, passed away on Sunday morning, December 30, 2018, at Trinity Regional Medical Center in Fort Dodge, Iowa. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, January 3, 2019, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Fort Dodge, Iowa. ...

ABBY LYNN COSTER

Abby Lynn Coster, 49, Ellsworth, died on Dec. 16, 2018, while in Greece. Visitation on Thursday, Jan. 3 from 5-7 p.m., at the Community Church of Kamrar. Funeral Service are Friday, Jan. 4, 2019 at 10:30 a.m., at the Community Church of Kamrar. The family has chosen Boman Funeral Home to ...

WILMA BOELMAN

Wilma Boelman, 89, Ackley, died Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018 at the Hansen Family Hospital in Iowa Falls. Funeral services will be 10:30 am Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019 at the St. Peter's United Church of Christ, Wellsburg. Visitation is from 4-6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019 at the Linn's Funeral Home ...

FRANCES SWANSON

Frances (Franne) Louise Swanson, 85, formerly of Williams, Iowa died on Saturday, December 22, 2018. Visitation will be at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Williams on Wednesday, December 26th, 2018, from 9:30 - 10:30 AM, followed by the funeral service at 11:00 AM. The family has chosen ...

RANDY HILPIPRE

Randy D. Hilpipre, 64, died peacefully, Saturday, December 22, 2018 at Bethany Life in Story City with his family beside him. Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 29, 2018 at Foster Funeral and Cremation Center. Private family burial at French Cemetery will be ...

ROBERT W. NISSEN

Robert W. Nissen, 92, of Webster City, died December 20, 2018 at Van Diest Medical Center. Memorial service will be held on Saturday, December 22, 2018, 2:00 p.m. at Asbury United Methodist Church with Pastor Jeff Flagg, officiating. Private family burial will be held at Graceland ...

MYRON WITTMAACK

Myron "Step" Wittmaack, 62, of Webster City, died Friday, Dec. 14, 2018 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. A Celebration of Life will be held from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2018 at First Lutheran Church in Sioux Rapids. Foster Funeral and Cremation Center is caring for the ...

EVERETT TOLSTRUP

Everett Tolstrup, 96, Webster City, died, Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018 at Southfield Wellness Community. Funeral services are at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 22 at Faith United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery. Visitation is 4:30-6:30 p.m. Friday at the church. Foster ...

CAROL GILLETTE

Carol Gillette, 61, Webster City, died, Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018 at Van Diest Medical Center. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 22 at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. Visitation is from 9:30 a.m. until service time Saturday at the church. Foster Funeral and ...

DOROTHY AND JED NORRIS

A celebration of life for Jed and Dorothy Norris, longtime Stanhope residents, is set for Saturday, January 12, 2019, 3:30-6:00 p.m., at the Stanhope Community Center. A romance that began in Audubon High School when Dorothy Priestley offered to help Jed Norris carry his books after he ...

BOB DRAEGER

Bob Draeger, 74, of Webster City went home to be with The Lord on Thursday, December 13, 2018. Visitation will be Tuesday, December 18th at 5-7 p.m. Funeral services will be Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at 10 a.m. The family has chosen Boman Funeral Home (www.bomanfh.com) to care for their ...

RANDY YODER

Randy Yoder, 60, Woolstock, died, Monday, Dec. 17, 2018 at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018 at Foster Funeral and Cremation Center with Pastor Jeff Flagg officiating. Visitation is 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home. ...

JEAN BUZICK

Jean Buzick, 88, of Webster City, died, Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at Van Diest Medical Center. Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 15, 2018 at Asbury United Methodist Church with Pastor Jeff Flagg, officiating. Burial will follow the services at Graceland ...

GERALD NICKLES

Gerald E. Nickles, 90, of Woolstock, passed away Monday, December 10, 2018 at the Clarion Wellness and Rehabilitation Center in Clarion. Funeral services for Gerald Nickles will be held on Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 10:30 AM at Samuel Lutheran Church, 201 North Lincoln in Eagle Grove, with ...

NORMA LANDE

Norma Jean (Dodds) Lande, 90, died at Kingsley Shores in Lakeville, MN, on Dec. 7, 2018. Norma was born May 28, 1928, to Bernice and Ella Dodds in rural Gilbert, IA. She graduated from Gilbert High School in 1945, and attended AIB in Des Moines. She married Arnold Lande Sept. 27, 1946, and ...

MARILYN KEPLER

Marilyn Kepler, 74, Webster City, passed away Dec. 11, 2018 at home. She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Kenneth; daughter Brandy; son Don (Kathy) Kepler; grandchildren, Dalton Smith, Garrett and Shyann Cusey, Justin (Kara) Kepler, Kayla, Travis and Jade Kepler, Adam (Chelsea) ...