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Obituaries

GERALDINE J. “JERRY” HAYDEN

VALLEY, Neb. — Geraldine J. “Jerry” Hayden, age 88 of Valley, NE, died 3/27/19 at Methodist Hospital in Omaha, NE. Jerry was born April 23, 1930 in Duncombe, IA, and grew up in Webster City. Preceded in death by husband Dick, infant daughter Janice Marie, parents Howard & Thelma ...

THELMA HILL

Thelma Fern Hill passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 24, 2019, her 95th birthday, surrounded by her family at Van Diest Medical Center. Services in celebration of her life will be held at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 855 Main Street in Stanhope, on Monday, April 8, 2019 at 1 p.m., ...

KEITH NEREM

Keith Nerem, 72, of Webster City, died, Sunday, March 17, 2019 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Graveside services will be held on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Lakeview Cemetery, also known as Lake Lutheran Church Cemetery, south of Renwick. Foster Funeral and Cremation ...

LARRY RILEY

ROGERSVILLE, Mo. — Larry Alan Riley, 71, Rogersville, passed away Saturday, March 23, 2019 at Mercy Hospital, Springfield. He was born February 25, 1948 in Fort Dodge, Iowa, the son of the late Richard E. and Mary A. (Lumsden) Riley. He was united in marriage on May 11, 1988 in Eureka ...

DOROTHY MIDLAND

Dorothy Jean Midland passed away on March 24, 2019, at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home in Fort Dodge. She was surrounded by many beloved family members as a courageous 3-year battle with Lymphoma and an auto-immune blood disease came to an end. Funeral services will be held on Friday, ...

THELMA HILL

Thelma Hill, 95, of Webster City, died Sunday, March 24, 2019 at Van Diest Medical Center. Funeral services are pending with Foster Funeral and Cremation Center.

KENNETH M. BREKKE

CEDAR RAPIDS — Kenneth M. Brekke, 90, of Cedar Rapids, died Sunday March 17, 2019 at the Dennis & Donna Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy. A celebration of life will be held Saturday May 4th from two to five in the afternoon at Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Home. Survivors include his wife ...

MARY OLSON

Mary Olson, 88, of Webster City, died, Friday, March 22, 2019 at Crestview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at Foster Funeral and Cremation Center with Pastor Terry Davenport officiating. A private family burial will ...

ELIZABETH “BETTY” KNESS

Elizabeth “Betty” Kness, 89, of Iowa Falls, passed away Friday, March 8, 2019 at Scenic Manor. Funeral services were held at 1 PM Friday, March 15, 2019 at First Christian Church in Iowa Falls. She was laid to rest at the Union Cemetery. Woodley Funeral Home, LLC of Iowa Falls is caring ...

STELLA NEESE

Stella Neese, 98, of Webster City, died Saturday, march 23, 2019 at Windsor Manor. Private family services will be held at a later date. Foster Funeral and Cremation Center is handling the arrangements.

MALINDA THIES

Malinda Lize Hilda Thies, 87, Iowa Falls died Sunday, March 17, 2019 at the Heritage Care Center of Iowa Falls. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, March 23, 2019 at the St. Peter's United Church of Christ, Geneva. Visitation is 10-11 a.m. Saturday at the church. Burial will take ...

JOSEPH KELLING

Joseph Kelling, 73, of Webster City, formerly of Eagle Grove, died Tuesday, March 19, 2019. Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday, March 23, 10:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Eagle Grove. Visitation is 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. in the parish hall. Burial in Calvary Cemetery. Foust ...

KEITH NEREM

Keith Nerem, 72, of Webster City, died, Sunday, March 17, 2019 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Graveside services will be held at a later date. Foster Funeral and Cremation Center is in charge of the arrangements Keith Douglas Nerem, son of Selmer “Sam” and Bernice Jergensen ...

MICHAEL GRANDSTAFF

SKANEATELES, NY — Michael Alexander (Eck) Grandstaff, 77, of Skaneateles, NY, died Thursday morning, March 7, 2019, at Upstate Medical Center at Community Campus in Syracuse. Michael was born in Detroit, Michigan on Aug. 1, 1941, the first of three sons whose parents were Jacob Daniel ...

JON PAUL STAFFORD

DES MOINES — Jon Paul Stafford, 64, passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Jon was born in Webster City on November 4, 1954, son of Cameron & Peggy (Zwanziger) Stafford. He was raised on the family farm and graduated from North East ...

DAVE NIGGEMEYER

Dave Niggemeyer, 67, of Webster City, died, Thursday, March 14, 2019 at his home. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, March 18, 2019 at Faith United Methodist Church with Pastor Peggy Ellingson officiating. Burial will be held at Graceland Cemetery. Visitation will be held ...

ELEANOR GREINER

Eleanor Greiner, 97, passed away February 21, 2019 in Fairhope, Al. Eleanor grew up in Webster City, graduating from Lincoln High and then from Drake University. She taught 4th grade in the Blairsburg and Webster City schools for over 25 years. She was a long time active member of the ...

DORIS STEARNS

Doris Stearns, of Webster City, IA passed away peacefully at her home on March 9, 2019, she was 104 years of age. The family will receive friends and relatives at 1st Baptist Church in Webster City, on Wednesday, March 13 from 10:00 -10:45 AM followed immediately with a memorial service at ...

MARGARET KOPPS

Margaret Mae (Yahnke) Kopps, 90, of Webster City went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ at 11:56 AM, Saturday, March 9, 2019. She resided at Windsor Manor in Webster City, Iowa. A private family Service will be held at a later date. The family has chosen Boman Funeral Home ...

VERABELLE HOLLINGSHEAD

Verabelle ‘Verie’ Webb Hollingshead (91) died peacefully at her home surrounded by loved ones February 28, 2019. On Saturday, April 6, 2019 a Celebration of her Life will be held at 11:00 a.m., at the First Congregational United Church of Christ in Webster City, with a reception to ...