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Donald Dean Goede

 

March 12, 1952 - November 25, 2023

 

A funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2023, at Divine Mercy Parish - St. Cecelia Catholic Church. Burial will be held in St. Michael’s Catholic Cemetery, Whittemore. Visitation was held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 29 at Oakcrest Funeral Services, Algona. 

Merlin Robert Studer

 

July 17, 1935 - November 17 2023

 

A Funeral Mass for Merlin Studer, 88, of Wesley was held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2023, at Divine Mercy Parish - St. Joseph Catholic Church in Wesley. Visitation was 4-6 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 21 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Wesley. Burial was held at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Wesley. Military rites were conducted by Andrew Post #428.

Anna Marie Mitchell

 

Wayne William Schultz

 

September 30, 1938 - November 15, 2023

 

Wayne William Schultz, aged 85, departed unexpectedly on Wednesday, Nov. 15, leaving behind a legacy of love and cherished memories. He is survived by his beloved wife, Jane and their two adored daughters, Julie (Michael) Erickson and Kimberly (Darin) Haack. Wayne’s grandchildren, Elizabeth and Devin Erickson, and Emily and Genevieve Haack, will forever cherish the warmth and kindness of their grandfather.

Allen Charles Christianson

 

February 22, 1987 - November 14, 2023

 

A memorial service for Allen will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 24, 2023, at Oakcrest Funeral Services, Algona. His family will begin greeting friends at 4 p.m. on Friday at Oakcrest.

Evelyn Mae Mawdsley

 

January 1, 1930 - November 19, 2023

 

Evelyn Mawdsley, age 93, of Burt, passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2023. A funeral service will be held Monday, Nov. 27, 2023, at 11 a.m., at the Burt Presbyterian Church with Pastor Walter Reemtsma and Pastor Kent Madison officiating. Burial will be in Portland Township Cemetery in rural Burt. Her family will greet friends from 9:30 until service time at the church.

Russell Lee Spear

 

July 15, 1947 - November 13, 2023

 

A memorial service was held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 17, 2023, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Algona. Burial was held in East Lawn Cemetery. Visitation was held one hour prior to the service at the church.

Russell Lee Spear was born on July 15, 1947, in Algona to James and Mildred (Stroebel) Spear. He grew up in Algona and graduated from Algona High School in 1966.

Norma Jean Buscherfeld

 

September 26, 1932 - November 16, 2023

 

A funeral Mass for Norma was held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2023, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Whittemore. Burial took place at St. Michael’s Catholic Cemetery following Mass. Visitation was 4-6 p.m., Monday, Nov. 20, at Oakcrest Funeral Services chapel in Whittemore. Visitation continued one hour prior to the service on Tuesday, Nov. 20 at St. Michael’s Church Hall.

Carol Ann Gist

 

August 17, 1953 - November 7, 2023

 

Mark Fandel

Mark Fandel, 64, of Clear Lake passed away at Mercy Hospital on Oct. 9, 2023. Services will be at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in  Whittemore at 10 a.m. on Dec. 2.

Dolores Elaine Fox

 

August 29, 1932 - November 10, 2023

 

Dolores Elaine (Christian) Fox, age 91 of Titonka, passed away on Friday, Nov. 10, 2023, at the Titonka Care Center surrounded by her five children.

Dolores was born Aug. 29, 1932, in Mason City, daughter of Melvin and Olga (Handeland) Christian. She was baptized on Nov. 6, 1932, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Mason City. Dolores was confirmed on July 27, 1947, at Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church of rural Gruver.

Ronald John Eischen

 

November 21, 1953 - November 9, 2023

 

Ronald John Eischen, 69 of New Sharon and formerly of Moulton passed away Thursday, Nov. 9, 2023, at his home.

Ron was born to Maurice “Mo” and Elsie (Wood) Eischen on Nov. 21, 1953, in Algona.  Ron graduated from Algona Garrigan Catholic High School in 1972. 

Ron worked at and owned the Moulton Locker for over 40 years.

Wardden William Smidt

November 14, 1933 - November 10, 2023

 

Graveside services for Wardden Smidt, of Titonka will be held at a later date.

Royalee Wermers

 

April 14, 1948 - September 5, 2023

 

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our amazing and loving mother, Royalee “Lee” Wermers. She left this earth on Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2023. She was 75 years old. Both Josh and I were blessed to be by her side, while holding her hands as she took her last breath. 

Steven Riskedahl

 

October 25, 1949 - October 22, 2023

 

At Rice Lake, Wis. I entered this world on Oct. 25,1949. My mom, Ione Christenson, and my dad, Stanley Riskedahl, were delighted that I was a boy, because my sister, Judy, had been born three years earlier. Six years later my brother Wayne joined the family.

Sonia Sue Dahl

 

September 10, 1948 - October 28, 2023

 

Sonia Dahl, age 75 of Algona, passed away Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023, at the Kossuth Regional Health Center in Algona. A Memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 2 at the Lentz Funeral Home in Algona. Visitation will be 10 a.m. until service time on Thursday at Lentz Funeral Home.

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