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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.

James Baumann

Sept. 29, 1951 — June 13, 2017
 
WHITTEMORE — James Baumann, age 65, of Whittemore, passed away on June 13, 2017 at his home. Graveside services were held at 10 a.m., on Saturday, June 17, at St. Michael’s Catholic Cemetery in Whittemore, with Rev. Ed Girres celebrating.  
James Michael Baumann, the son of John D. And Agnes E. (Wiltgen) Baumann, was born on Sept. 29, 1951 in Algona. He graduated from Algona High School in 1970. 

Eugene Swenson

ALGONA — Eugene Swenson, age 87 of Algona, passed away Thursday, June 15, 2017, at the Kossuth Regional Health Center in Algona. 
Funeral services were held on Tuesday, June 20, 2017, at 11 a.m., at Trinity Lutheran Church in Algona with Rev. Tom Schlund officiating. Burial took place at West Cemetery in Rake. Visitation was held on Tuesday from 10 a.m., until the time of the service at Trinity Lutheran Church in Algona.

Myrna Diekmann

March 8, 1934 — June 14, 2017
 
ALGONA — Funeral services for Myrna Diekmann will be held at 10 a.m., on Saturday, June 24, 2017, at the First United Methodist Church in Algona with Rev. Mike Orthel officiating. Burial will be in the East Lawn Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Friday, June 23, 2017, at Oakcrest Funeral Services in Algona.

The Rev. Gerald Wingert

Jan. 3, 1922 — June 15, 2017
 
ALGONA — The Rev. Gerald Wingert, age 95 of Algona, passed away Thursday, June 15, 2017, at the Good Samaritan Society in Algona. 
Mass of the Christian Burial was held on Monday, June 19, 2017, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Wesley with Bishop R. Walker Nickless celebrating and nephew Rev. Tim Johnson homilist. 

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