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Elsie Eischen

Nov. 28, 1928 — June 2, 2017
 
A funeral mass was held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, June 6, 2017, at St. Cecelia Catholic Church, Algona.  Visitation was held from 4-7 p.m., Monday, June 5, 2017, at Oakcrest Funeral Services, Algona.  Interment was held in Calvary Catholic Cemetery.
 
Elsie Eischen 
(written by Elsie)
 

Betty Miller

Oct. 31, 1929 — May 22, 2017
 
Betty Jean Miller, 87 of Burt, died Monday May 22, 2017, with her family beside her at the Kossuth Regional Health Center, Algona.
Funeral services were held on May 26, 2017, at the Presbyterian Church in Burt, with the Rev. Judy Junkermeier officiating.  Visitation was held on Thursday, also at the church.  Interment was held in the Burt Township Cemetery.

June Steward

May 7, 1940 — May 24, 2017
 
June Rae Steward was born on May 7, 1940 in Burt, the daughter of Harold and Lottie (Hawcott). June attended LifeWorks Community Services for many years and worked for Friendship Haven for 15 years as a dishwasher. June loved working and was not fond of retirement. She continued to attend LifeWorks connections program.

Phyllis Dreyer

Aug. 22, 1930 — May 28, 2017
 
Phyllis Dreyer of Fenton, passed away on Sunday, May 28, 2017, at Kossuth Regional Health Care in Algona, at the age of 86 years. 
Funeral services for Phyllis will be held on Thursday, June 1, 2017, at 10:30 a.m., at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Fenton. Burial will follow at the St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery.  Visitation for Phyllis will be held on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 from 5-7 p.m., at the church. 

Phyllis Dreyer

Aug. 22, 1930 — May 28, 2017
 
Phyllis Dreyer of Fenton, passed away on Sunday, May 28, 2017, at Kossuth Regional Health Care in Algona, at the age of 86 years. 
Funeral services for Phyllis will be held on Thursday, June 1, 2017, at 10:30 a.m., at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Fenton. Burial will follow at the St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery.  Visitation for Phyllis will be held on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 from 5-7 p.m., at the church. 

Cecil Ditsworth

May 30, 1931 — May 26, 2017
 
Cecil Ditsworth, 85, of Mason City, passed away Friday, (May 26, 2017) in Mason City.  
Funeral service was held 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, (May 30, 2017) at First Baptist Church, 125 East State Street, Mason City, with the Rev. Scott Sokol officiating.  Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. The Mason City Veterans will conduct military honors.

Sylvia Blocker

Nov. 20, 1926 — May 27, 2017
 

James Heinen

Dec. 4, 1940 — May 16, 2017
 
James Albert Heinen, 76, formally of Wesley died on May 16 in his home in Ankeny. A funeral service was held on Monday, May 22 in Des Moines. A burial service will be held on Oct. 13 at the Iowa Veterans Cemetery in Van Meter. Arrangements by Iles-Grandview Park Funeral Home. Online condolences can be left at http://www.ilesfuneralhomes.com.

Austin Penning

November 1, 1988 — May 21, 2017
A Celebration of Life for Austin “A.J.” Penning, 28, of Britt, will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. at Oakcrest Funeral Services of Wesley. His family will greet friends from 4 — 7 p.m. Thursday at the Funeral Home in Wesley.  A graveside inurnment will be held 10 a.m. Friday at Evergreen Cemetery, Wesley.

Kelly Sue Marcum

April 2, 1975 — May 17, 2017
A funeral Service for Kelly Sue (Knoner) Marcum was held on Wednesday, May 24, at 1 p.m. at Bethany Evangelical and Reformed Church, Ledyard with Pastor Samuel Belz officiating. Burial was in Highland Home Cemetery, Ledyard.
Oakcrest Funeral Services of Bancroft in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left to www.oakcrestfuneralservices.com.

Charlotte Fischer-Weydert

April 22, 1984 — April 27, 2017
Charlotte Fischer-Weydert, 33, passed away on April 27, 2017. Funeral services for Charlotee will be held on Saturday, June 3 at 10:30 a.m. at the Hillcrest Baptist Church in Algona.
 

John Daniel Burrs

June 16, 1935 — May 22, 2017
John Daniel Burrs, 81 of Corwith, died Monday May 22, 2017, at the Hancock County Hospital, Britt, Iowa with his loving wife of 60 years, Sue, by his side.

DeAnn Michelle Opheim

March 14, 1969 — May 21, 2017
DeAnn Michelle (Fritz) Opheim, 48, was born March 14, 1969 in Richland Center, Wisconsin to Dennis and Diane (Walker) Fritz and came home to her two year old sister, Debbie.

Mary Ann Williams

Jan. 8, 1949 — March 30, 2017
Mary Ann Williams, 68, passed away on March 30, 2017 in Minneapolis, Minn.
A memorial service was held for Mary Ann on Saturday, May 20, at 2 p.m. in Fridley, Minn.
Mary Ann was born on Jan. 8, 1949, in Algona, to Paul and Theresa (Shipler) Ostwinkle.

Jerry Bormann

April 10, 1931 — May 21, 2017
Funeral Mass for Jerry Bormann was celebrated on Thursday, May 25, 2017, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Whittemore with Father Edward Girres officiating. Burial was in the St. Michael’s Catholic Cemetery with military honors provided by the Seely-Walsh American Legion Post #425 of Whittemore.

Ruth Newel

May 29, 1922 — Jan. 2, 2017
Ruth A Newel, 94, peacefully slipped into the arms of her Lord surrounded by family on Monday, Jan. 2, 2017, in West Des Moines. Ruth suffered a series of strokes, which lead to a rapid decline in her health in the past year.

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