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Charles Peter Becker


November 20, 1946 - February 16, 2023


Charles Peter (Chuck) Becker, 76, of St. Joseph, formerly of Webster City and Stratford, died Feb. 16, 2023, at home with family. A funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 1 at Divine Mercy Parish - St. Joseph Catholic Church in St. Joe, with Father Merle Kollasch officiating. Visitation will be at the church on Tuesday, Feb. 28 from 4 to 8 p.m. with Rosary at 4 p.m. and Divine Mercy Chaplet at 7:30 p.m.

Larry Pingel


September 12, 1936 - February 19, 2023


Barbara Joyce Meyer


July 20, 1937 - February 17, 2023


Barbara Joyce Meyer was born July 20, 1937, at home near Burt. She is the daughter of Arie Joyce and Maxine Etna (Mitchell) Dittmer. She grew up on a farm near Burt, attended country school and then graduated from Burt High School in 1955. Prior to her marriage she worked at J.C. Penney and the Algona Reminder newspaper in Algona.

Lyle Charles Kuyper


May 13, 1930 - February 19, 2023


Funeral Services

ROSELYN CHRISTENSEN, 92, GILMORE CITY: Services, 11 a.m., Feb. 25, First Lutheran Church, Gilmore City.  Fellowship following the service. Burial, Clinton Garfield Cemetery, Rolfe.

Tammy Jean Brown


March 22, 1973 - February 2, 2023


Tammy Brown, age 49 of Burt, passed away on Feb. 2, 2023, at her home. A Celebration of Life will be 4 p.m. Sunday at Lentz Funeral Home in Burt. Visitation will be from 3 p.m. until the start of the service on Sunday.

Kenneth Joseph Thilges


December 30, 1935 - February 11, 2023


A funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2023, at Divine Mercy Parish - St. Cecelia Catholic Church with Father John Thomas and Deacon David Penton officiating. Burial will be held in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 17 at Oakcrest Funeral Services, Algona. 

Kara Lee Long


November 25, 1978 - February 6, 2023


Kara Long, 44, of Mankato, died Feb. 6, 2023, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Kara preferred memorials be given to Mayo Clinic Hospice or BENCHS Humane Society. Mankato Mortuary is assisting the family.

Madonna Rae Gross


December 6, 1935 - February 6, 2023

Stella Mae Eischen


December 25, 1924 - February 1, 2023


A Funeral Mass for Stella Eischen, 98, of Algona, was held Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2023, at 11 a.m. at Divine Mercy Parish - St. Cecelia Catholic Church in Algona. Burial took place at the St. Benedict Catholic Cemetery. Visitation was from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at Bishop Garrigan Chapel in Algona with a rosary beginning at 4 p.m.

Ronald George Thilges


October 18, 1937 - January 30, 2023


Bernice Catherine Thilges


April 9, 1924 - February 3, 2023


Janet Marie Ritchie


July 20, 1947 - January 28, 2023


Janet Marie Ritchie, 75, of Burt, died Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023, in Iowa. She was born July 20, 1947, in Waterloo to Edward and Margaret (Longberger) Rutledge.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Kellawain “Kelly” Ritchie and one grandson, Jason.

Robert Allen Mortensen


July 24, 1931 - February 4, 2023


Visitation for Robert A. Mortensen will be from 9:30 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2023, at the First United Methodist Church in Swea City.

Funeral Service will be at the First United Methodist Church, Swea City at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 11. Robert will be laid to rest at Harrison Township Cemetery in Swea City. Military Honors will be performed by American Legion Post #14, Swea City.

Rose Ann Mondragon


September 15, 1936 - January 29, 2023


Rose Ann Mondragon was born Sept. 15, 1936, on a farm west of Algona, daughter of Edward and Lucille (Wilson) Rich.  Rose graduated from Algona High School in 1954.

Donna Jean Hurlburt


November 14, 1937 - January 28, 2023


Donna Hurlburt, age 85 of Lone Rock, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 28 at Accura Healthcare in Bancroft. Funeral services were 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday at the church. Burial took place at Fenton Township Cemetery. Visitation was  5-7 p.m. Tuesday at the Lone Rock Presbyterian Church. Services are livestreamed on Lentz Funeral Home’s website.

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