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Obituaries

NORVAL STORY

Norval Story, 96, of Woolstock, went to his heavenly home, Friday, November 30, 2018 at Crestview Nursing and Rehabilitation. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at Trinity Lutheran Church with Reverend Mike Kroona, officiating. Burial will be at ...

LYNN HOUGH

Lynn Hough, 78, of Webster City, died, Friday, November 30, 2018 at Southfield Wellness Community. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, December 7, 2018 at Loess Hills Funeral Home in Glenwood with Pastor Evan Welcher, officiating. Burial will be at Thurman Cemetery. ...

LORRAINE PAXTON

Lorraine Paxton, age 84, formerly of Jewell, passed away Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Hubbard Care Center in Hubbard, IA. Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 5, at 10:30 am at the Salem Lutheran Church rural Radcliffe, IA. Burial will follow in the Homewood Cemetery near Ellsworth, ...

LAURENCE DILLEY

Laurence J. Dilley, 83, of Webster City, died on Friday, Nov. 30, 2019, at Crestview Nursing and Rehabilitation. The family will have private services at a later date. His family includes his 4 children: Tammy, Brenda, Michael and Scott. Boman Funeral Home (www.bomanfh.com).

HARMINA HUISMAN

JEWELL — Harmina Huisman, 91, of Jewell, IA died Thursday, November 29, 2018 at the Israel Family Hospice House, in Ames, Iowa. The family will receive friends and relatives on Sunday December 2, from 2:00 - 4:00 PM at MAC Life Church in Blairsburg, IA. A funeral service will be held on ...

Unemployment is at a record low

If you want powerful evidence that Iowa’s economy is doing well, drive around any of the state’s major towns or cities. Almost everywhere businesses have posted “hiring” signs in windows or other prominent places. Nationally, the unemployment rate is at a remarkable 3.7 percent. Here ...

CLEO GRAHAM

Cleo Camilla (Taylor) Graham, 103, of Webster City, died on Sunday November 25, 2018, attended by her nieces, at the Crestview Nursing and Rehabilitation in Webster City. She was the daughter of Ray and Millie (Fjetland) Taylor, of rural Webster City. She was preceded in death by her ...

VIRGIL MOURLAM

Virgil Mourlam, 89, of Woolstock, died, Sunday, November 25, 2018 at Southfield Wellness Community. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, November 29, 2018 at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in with Father Stephen Meyer, officiating. Burial will be at French ...

BOBBY JOE JOHNSON

Bobby Joe Johnson was born Aug. 28, 1986 in Webster City to Elvin Johnson and Sherry Bailey Johnson. Bobby loved to spend time with his kids. Bobby was an avid hunter and fisherman. The last years of his life were spent in Stanhope, IA, where he continued to hunt and fish in his spare time. ...

MARTHA MCCOLLOUGH

Martha McCollough, 80, of Webster City, died Saturday, November 17, 2018 at Van Diest Medical Center. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Faith United Methodist Church with Pastor Jan Burnett, officiating. Burial at Cass Center Cemetery will follow ...

NORMAN VAN LANGEN

Norman Van Langen, 85, of Alden, passed away on Thursday, November 15, 2018, at Mary Greely Medical Center in Ames. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. on Monday, November 19, 2018, at the United Methodist Church in Alden with burial in the Alden Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-6 p.m. on ...

MARJORIE ALEXANDER

MARJORIE ALEXANDER Marjorie Arlene Alexander, 95, born Feb. 13, 1923 to Orley and Hazel Alexander, died Sept. 15, 2018 in Littleton, Colorado. Burial is in Graceland Cemetery Nov. 20 at 11 a.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, sister Geneva Cupp, brother Marvin Alexander and nephew ...

MARGARET SAGER

Margaret Sager, age 92, of Shakopee, died Monday, October 22, 2018, while at the North Ridge Nursing Home, New Hope, MN. She died of chronic pulmonary disease. Margaret Roseann Lowrie, of Irish descent, was born the exact date as Queen Elizabeth, but in Webster City, IA rather than ...

RICHARD CREEK

Richard “Dick” Creek, 88, of Webster City, died Thursday, November 8, 2018 at Windsor Manor. Memorial services will be held Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Foster Funeral and Cremation Center with Pastor Jeff Flagg, officiating. Richard Duane Creek, the son of ...

MARK ALVIN NABER SR.

Mark Alvin Naber Sr., 58, of Pueblo, Colorado, passed away Friday, Nov. 2, 2018 at the Hospice Center in Pueblo, Colorado. Graveside services will be Friday, Nov. 9, at the Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Kamrar at 11 a.m.

KAY SHERIDAN HILL

Kay Sheridan Hill, 78, of Springville, Iowa, lost his courageous two year battle with cancer at home, surrounded by his loving family, on Saturday November 3, 2018. He was the son of Idres and Florence Kent Hill, born on September 30, 1940, in Webster City, Iowa. He graduated from Stanhope ...

DENNIS BISHOP

Mr. Dennis Leroy Bishop, 75, passed away Thursday, November 1, 2018 at Carolinas Medical Center. Services will be private. Dennis was a resident of Rock Hill, SC and the son of the late Russell Edward Bishop and Ardyce Avalee Knutson Bishop. He received his Engineering degree from Iowa ...

ETHEL BRILL

Ethel Brill, 97, of Kamrar, died Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at the Hiawatha Care Center. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 8, 2018 at the Community Church of Kamrar with Pastor Peter Mueller officiating. Burial will be held at Graceland Cemetery following ...

KEENAN HILSABECK

FORT WORTH, TEXAS — Keenan Patrick Hilsabeck, 22, a talented musician, comedian, poet, and confidant was taken too soon on October 28, 2018. Mass of Christian Burial: 11 a.m. Saturday, November 3, 2018 at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church. Born April 8, 1996 in Fort Worth, Keenan ...

JULIE GILBERT-LEED

Julie Ann Gilbert-Leed, the daughter of Ron and Connie (Gollob) Gilbert, was born on March 15, 1973, in the middle of a snowstorm in Fort Wayne, Indiana. She attended Webster City Schools, graduating with the class of 1991. One of the highlights of her high school career was being a Lynx ...