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Jill Marie Smith

October 10, 1978 - June 3, 2024

Jill Smith, age 45, of Ankeny and formerly of Algona, passed away Monday, June 3, 2024, at her home. A Celebration of Life Visitation for Jill will be held on Saturday, June 22 from 1 until 4 p.m. at Ambrose A. Call Shelter House at Ambrose A. Call State Park in Algona. Lentz Funeral Home of Algona is assisting the family.

Karen Kay Speich

November 12, 1938 - June 6, 2024

Karen Speich, age 85 of Algona, passed away on Thursday, June 6, 2024, at MercyOne Medical Center in Des Moines. Funeral services were at 1 p.m.  Monday, June 10 at First Lutheran Church in Algona. Visitation was 2 – 4 p.m. on Sunday at the church. Karen’s service will be livestreamed on the First Lutheran Church’s website.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Lentz Funeral Home of Algona.

Allen John Berte

May 23, 1953 - May 28, 2024

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, June 14, 2024, at the Divine Mercy Parish - St. Cecelia Catholic Church in Algona for Allen John Berte. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 13, 2024, with a Rosary beginning at 4:45 p.m. at Oakcrest Funeral Services.

Kay Frances Greene

March 11, 1943 - May 28, 2024

Kay Frances Greene, 81, of Hanover, Va. died on May 28, 2024. It happened unexpectedly while visiting Iowa.

Kay was born on March 11, 1943, to John Frank and Florence Louise (Watson) Seuferer in Mason City. Her father was killed in Normandy, France, on July 11, 1944.

James Marvin Muller

April 19, 1962 - June 2, 2024

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 13, 2024, at the Divine Mercy Parish - St. Cecelia Catholic Church. Inurnment will be in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 - 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 12 at Oakcrest Funeral Services.

James Marvin Muller was born April 19, 1949, the son of Raymond and Marie (Pfeffer) Muller. An Algona native, he graduated from Algona High School in 1969.

Ivan E. Heidecker

April 17, 1940 - May 30, 2024

Becky Lynn Anderson

February 10, 1958 - June 1, 2024

Becky Anderson, age 66, of Algona, passed away Saturday, June 1, 2024, at Mercy Hospital in Des Moines surrounded by loved ones. Memorial services will be 10:30 a.m. on Thursday June 6 at the Lone Rock Presbyterian Church, with burial in the West Bend Cemetery at a later date. Visitation will be 4 – 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Lentz Funeral Home in Algona.  Becky’s service will be livestreamed via the Lentz Funeral Home website.

Thomas W. Garry

July 12, 1937 - June 1, 2024

LaDonna Fearyl Waechter

November 6, 1937 - May 27, 2024

Gail Ann Eischen

1952 - 2024

Gail Ann Eischen, 72, passed away at MercyOne Hospital in Clinton, IA.

Gail was born on March 19, 1952, to Irven and  Caroline (Thill) Eischen. Gail graduated from AHS.

Anita Marie Degen

November 2, 1933 - May 20, 2024

A funeral Mass for Anita M. Degen, 90, of Algona, was held Friday, May 24, 2024, at 11 a.m. at Divine Mercy Parish - St. Cecelia Catholic Church in Algona. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery in Algona.

John William Christensen

January 8, 1966 - May 13, 2024

John William Christensen, age 58 of Buffalo, passed away on May 13, 2024, at Lake Ridge Care Center in Buffalo, Minn.

John was born on Jan. 8, 1966, in Britt, the son of William and Avis (Finley) Christensen.  He was baptized at Burt Presbyterian Church in Burt. John attended and graduated from Burt High School and then furthered his education receiving a communication degree from Buena Vista University.

Barbara Ann (Wildin) Hahn

May 25, 1936 - May 7, 2024

Barbara Ann (Wildin) Hahn, aged 87, of Burnsville, passed away on May 7, 2024, at home surrounded by her family.

A private family funeral service in Barbara’s honor will be held. Barbara and her husband Dean will be laid to rest at Roselawn Cemetery.

John D. Shaw

August 12, 1952 - May 12, 2024

A funeral service for John D. Shaw, 71, of Fenton, will be held Saturday, May 18, 2024, at 10:30 a.m. at the Fenton United Methodist Church. Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, May 17 at the Church and will continue one hour prior to the service on Saturday. 

Colleen Ruth Marlow

September 21, 1935 - May 3, 2024

A memorial service for Colleen Marlow, age 88, of Spirit Lake, will be held Friday, May 17, 2024, at 12 noon at Downtown Church in Milford. Visitation will begin one hour prior to the service at the church.

Colleen Ruth Marlow, daughter of Patrick James McGuire and Me Le (Sherman) McGuire, was born Sept. 21, 1935, in Spencer. She peacefully passed away on May 3, 2024, at Lakes Regional Healthcare in Spirit Lake at the age of 88.

Kelly Mitchell Morris

January 6, 1962 - May 1, 2024

Kelly Morris, age 63 of Lu Verne, passed away on Wednesday, May 1, 2024, at his home. A Celebration of Kelly’s Life will be held at a later date. Lentz Funeral Home of Algona is assisting the family.

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