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Merle Teeter

April 29, 1932 — June 30, 2017

Jerald Garman

May 8, 1939 — June 28, 2017
Jerald Dale Garman was born May 8, 1939, in Burt, the youngest of three sons of William R. and Ruth C. (Kearns) Garman. He grew up in Burt, graduating from Burt High School in 1957 where Jerry was captain of both the basketball and baseball teams. He attended Upper Iowa University on a baseball scholarship.  

Jill Jensen

Feb. 10, 1948 — May 18, 2017
Jill Jensen, 69, passed away on May 18, 2017, at her home in LaCrosse, Wis.
Family gravesite memorial will be held at a later date. Interment will be at Blakjer Cemetery in Fenton.
Jill was born on Feb. 10, 1948, to Ted and Carville Jensen. Jill was trained as a medical secretary, and spent most of her career working in that field at Gunderson Clinic in LaCrosse. 

Allan Wesselmann

Dec. 9, 1937 — June 30, 2017
Funeral Mass for Allan E. Wesselmann, 79 from Bancroft will be Thursday at St. John’s Catholic Church, Bancroft. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m., Wednesday at Oakcrest Funeral Services in Bancroft.  A rosary will be held at 7 p.m. following the visitation on Wednesday.  Interment will be held in St. John’s Catholic Cemetery with military honors.

Howard Swanson

Nov. 14, 1924 — June 26, 2017
LUVERNE — A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m., on Thursday, July 6, 2017, at the United Methodist Church in Lu Verne. Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m., on Wednesday, July 5, 2017, at Oakcrest Funeral Services in Lu Verne.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the American Heart Association in his memory.

Vickie Gochenour

July 17, 1957 — June 29, 2017
Vickie S. Gochenour age 59 of Fenton, passed away Thursday, June 29, 2017 at the Kossuth County Hospital. 
Vickie was born July 17, 1957, in Estherville to Virgil and Ruta Finnestad. She was married to Justin Gochenour March 20, 1982 in Missouri Valley.  

Louis Maharas

March 8, 1933 — June 29, 2017

Dennis Reding

Jan. 2, 1957 — June 22, 2017
Funeral Services were held on June 27, at 10:30 a.m., at Geneseo United Methodist Church in Buckingham.
Dennis Reding, 60, of Dysart, died Thursday, June 22, 2017. 
Dennis (Denny) Reding, son of June and late Marcell Reding was born on Jan. 2, 1957, in Algona.

Janice Hoover

Dec. 29, 1960 — June 20, 2017   
BURT — A funeral service for Janice Hoover was held on Saturday, June 24, 2017, at 10:30 a.m., at Ramsey Reformed Church in rural Titonka.

Roger Foley

April 13, 1932 — June 19, 2017
ALGONA — Roger Foley, age 85 of Algona, passed away Monday, June 19, 2017, at the Good Samaritan Society in Algona. Memorial services were held on Friday, June 23 at 2 p.m., at First Lutheran Church in Algona with Rev. Norm Bauer officiating. Burial took place at South St. John’s Cemetery near Cylinder.  Military rites conducted by Algona American Legion Hagg-Turner Post No. 90 and Algona VFW Post No. 2541.

Iola Bartlett

May 25, 1931 — June 23, 2017
Iola Grace (Jacobson) Bartlett was born on May 25, 1931, the daughter of Orrin and Lillian Kate (Fulton) Jacobson. She attended Livermore school first through third-grade and continued school fourth through 12th grade at Bode/Ottoson School. Following her education, she was a homemaker. Iola owned a restaurant in Titonka with her husband. She worked at Lauridsen Foods, Brougham Industries and Shultz Goose Hatchery.

Karen Lierley

June 18, 1948 to June 23, 2017
 Memorial services for Karen Lierley will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, June 30, 2017, at Oakcrest Funeral Services in Algona with Reverend Norman Bauer officiating. Inurnment will be at a later date in East Lawn Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3-7 p.m. on Friday at Oakcrest Funeral Services.     

Howard P. Swanson

Nov. 14, 1924 — June 26, 2017
LUVERNE — A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m., on Thursday July 6, 2017, at the United Methodist Church, Lu Verne.  Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m., on Wednesday, July 5, 2017, at Oakcrest Funeral Services, Lu Verne.  
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Jesse Arthur Shore

March 1, 1934 — Jan. 2, 2017
Jesse A. Shore, 82, of Manchester, Tenn., passed away on Jan. 2, 2017. 

Major Bruce J. Shore

April 20, 1928 — Jan. 20, 2017
Bruce James Shore, 88, son of Glenn and Mertie Shore, died peacefully Jan. 20, 2017, at Capitol Living Nursing Home in Schenectady, N.Y. 

Nathan Wadsley

Sept. 7, 1985 —June 18, 2017
Nathan Richard Wadsley, son of the late Richard Wadsley and Deborah (Torrence) Wadsley, was born on Sept. 7, 1985 in Sac City.
Nathan was a graduate of Schaller Crestland High School and continued his education at both NIACC and Iowa Lakes.
Nate worked many years in the Wind Tech Industry and most recently received CDL. He enjoyed driving truck and someday hoped to own his own.

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