Obituaries

HAROLD HOKEL

Harold Hokel, 88, of Webster City, died Thursday, September 20, 2018 at the Paula J. Baber Hopsice Home in Fort Dodge. Services are pending with Foster Funeral and Cremation Center in Webster City.

GERALD MCLAUGHLIN

Gerald L. "Mick" McLaughlin, 84, died, Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at Southfield Wellness Community. The family requested his body be cremated and no services are planned. Foster Funeral and Cremation Center is caring for the family.

RICHARD L. BELL

Richard L. Bell passed away Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at the Paula J. Baber Hospice House in Fort Dodge, Iowa. Visitation will be held Saturday, September 15, 2018 at Foster Funeral and Cremation Center, Webster City, Iowa, starting at 10:00 a.m. followed by the Celebration of Life ...

LEONARD ANDERSON

Leonard H. Anderson, 88, passed away on Sunday, September 9, 2018. A Celebration of Life will be held on Thursday, September 13, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. at the Washington Lutheran Church in Duncombe, IA. Visitation will be at the Foster Funeral and Cremation Center in Webster City on Wednesday, ...

JOSH HUMPHREY

Josh Humphrey, 34, of Webster City, died September 5, 2018 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Memorial services will be held at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 13, 2018 at Foster Funeral and Cremation Center. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service on Thursday at the ...

MICHELE HUPP

Michele Hupp, 58, of Webster City, died August 28, 2018 at Iowa Methodist Hospital in Des Moines. Memorial services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at Asbury United Methodist Church with Pastor Jeff Flagg officiating. Burial will be held at a later date at Cass ...

RONALD DEMPSEY

Ronald W. Dempsey, 83, Kanawha, died Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018 at Muse Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit in Mason City. Services are Saturday, Sept. 8, 10:30 AM at the Kanawha Lutheran Church. Burial is in Amsterdam Township Cemetery. Visitation is Friday, Sept. 7, 5-7 p.m. at Ewing Funeral Home ...

JOY WILSON

Joy Wilson, 94, of Webster City, departed this life on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at Van Diest Medical Center. Private family burial will take place at a later date. Foster Funeral and Cremation Center is caring for the family. Joy Hanson was born on February 12, 1924 in Minnesota, ...

MICHELE HUPP

Michele Hupp, 58, of Webster City, died Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at Iowa Methodist in Des Moines. Funeral services will be held at a later date. Foster Funeral and Cremation is caring for the family.

GERALD WHISLER

Gerald Whisler, 94, formerly of Webster City, died August 25 at Bickford Assisted Living in Marshalltown. Gerald Whisler, son of Forrest and Matilda Schultz Whisler, was born April 7, 1924 in Fenton, Iowa. In 1929, Gerald and his family moved to Hamilton County. He attended country schools ...

JUDY TANNER

Judy Tanner, 67, Eagle Grove/West Liberty, died Monday, Aug. 27, 2018. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Sept, 1 at Evangelical Lutheran Church in Eagle Grove at 10:30 a.m. Visitation is Friday, 4-7 p.m. at Foust Funeral Home, Eagle Grove. www.foustfh.com.

CLIFFORD HANSON

Clifford H. Hanson, age 89, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and friend unexpectedly passed from this life on August 25, 2018. Visitation is at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 30th at Asbury United Methodist Church in Webster City, Iowa followed by a 2:00 p.m. Memorial Service. A private ...

MELBA TOLSTRUP

Melba Tolstrup, 89, of Webster City, died on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at the Israel Family Hospice House in Ames. Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Monday, August 27, 2018 at Asbury United Methodist Church with funeral service to follow at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Jeff ...

BILL WARREN

Bill Warren, 62, Goldfield, died Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018 after a long battle with sarcoidosis of the lungs. Memorial services will be held Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018 at 1 p.m. at Evangelical Lutheran Church in Eagle Grove with Pastor Jason Cooper officiating. Visitation is one hour prior to ...

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 ...