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Rita Mae Long


April 15, 1933 - January 14, 2024


Helen Marie Chamberlain


January 21, 1926 - January 12, 2024


Robert N. Becker


August 4, 1938 - January 12, 2024


Funeral Mass for Robert N. Becker, 85, formerly of Wesley, was on Wednesday, Jan.  17, 2024, at 10:30 a.m. at Divine Mercy Parish - St. Joseph Catholic Church in Wesley. Burial was in the St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery outside of Wesley. Visitation was held on Tuesday, Jan. 16 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Divine Mercy Parish - St. Joseph Catholic Church in Wesley.

Amanda Harriet Bruns


May 31, 1932 - January 12, 2024


A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2024, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in rural Titonka. The funeral service will be live streamed on Oakcrest Funeral Services’ Facebook page. Burial will be held in Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 20 and will continue until the time of service.

Delores Mae Long


May 11, 1934 - January 10, 2024

Barbara Ann Hurn


March 7, 1936 - December 30, 2023


Barbara Ann Hurn passed away on Saturday, Dec. 30, 2023, at her residence in Houston, Texas. She was 87 years of age.

Allen A. Olsen



Bessie E. Woodwick


September 12, 1937 - January 6, 2024


A memorial service for Bessie will be held at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2024, at Oakcrest Funeral Services in Algona. Burial will be held in East Lawn Cemetery. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service.

Myron Otto Reutzel


August 7, 1942 - December 31, 2023


Myron O. Reutzel, 81, of Burt, passed away Sunday, Dec.  31, 2023, at MercyOne Medical Center-North Iowa in Mason City. Per Myron’s wishes, he was cremated. There will be no services. Memorials may be directed to the family of Myron Reutzel. Online condolences may be left for the family at

Jeanne Ranae Nehman


April 6, 1957 - December 26, 2023


A Memorial service for Jeanne Nehman will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 6, 2024, at Oakcrest Funeral Services in Algona. Burial will take place at St. Michael’s Catholic Cemetery in Whittemore. Visitation will be from 9:30 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 6, prior to the service at Oakcrest Funeral Services in Algona.

Marvin Dean Tripp


January 4, 1944 - December 21, 2023


Eugene Gerald Lickteig


June 15, 1949 - December 21, 2023


Eugene Gerald Lickteig was born June 15, 1949, in Algona and answered the gentle call of his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Dec. 21, 2023.

Jerry Dean Garrett


September 22, 1951 - December 27, 2023


Visitation for Jerry Garrett, age 72 of Algona, was Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2024, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Historic Bruce Funeral Home in Fort Dodge. Following the visitation, there was a service for anyone who would like to speak.

Jerry Dean Garrett was born Sept. 22, 1951, and passed away Dec. 27, 2023. He was a father, a husband, a grandfather, a friend and a brother. A man among men, and a very lucky person.

Roger B. Rongved


December 31, 1937 - December 23, 2023


Roger B. Rongved, 85 of Bode, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, Dec. 23, 2023, at Mary Greeley Medical Center in Ames.

Roger was born Dec. 31, 1937, in Bode, the son of Magnus and Hanna (Mathiason) Rongved. He was raised and educated in Bode, graduating from Bode High School, then served in the Iowa National Guard for a short time.

Judy Ann Bleich


November 21, 1944 - December 10, 2023


Judy Ann Becker (Dorweiler) Bleich, loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and friend.

Surrounded by loved ones, Judy passed away peacefully on Sunday, Dec. 10, 2023, at her home in Sun Lakes, Ariz. She was 79 years old.

Judy was born on Nov. 21, 1944, in Buffalo Center to Bill and Gladys Becker. She was the youngest of five children.

Shirley Young


January 8, 1930 - December 18, 2023


Shirley Young, age 93 of Emmetsburg, passed away on Monday, Dec. 18, 2023, at the Palo Alto County Health System. Private services will be held at a later date. Services have been entrusted to Lentz Funeral Home of Algona.

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