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Mary Wiltgen

Sept. 20, 1921 — April 17, 2017
 
Mary Wiltgen, age 95 of Algona, passed away Monday, April 17, 2017, at the Good Samaritan Society in Algona. Private family services will be held.
Mary Margaret Wiltgen, the daughter of Leo William and Grace Josephine (Reiss Mahon, was born on Sept. 20, 1921, in Wilkes-Barre, Pa.  She graduated from Hanover High School in 1940 and attended Business College. 

Fireman First Class William Henry Kennedy

April 6, 1917 — Dec. 7, 1941
 
TITONKA — Fireman First Class William H. Kennedy, 24, of Titonka died Dec. 7, 1941, in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on board the USS Battleship Oklahoma when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor at 8 a.m., that Sunday morning. After 75 years, the remains of Fireman 1st Class William H. Kennedy have been identified and will be brought home for burial next to his mother in the Buffalo Township Cemetery, Titonka.

James Heiderscheidt

May 24, 1936 — May 1, 2017
 
A memorial Mass for James Heiderscheidt will take place on Friday at 1:30 p.m., at St. Cecelia Catholic Church with the Rev. Edward M. Girres and Rev. Mr. Bill Black officiating. His family will greet friends from 12:30 p.m., until time of the Mass at the church. Private family inurnment with military honors conducted by the Whittemore American Legion will take place at Calvary Cemetery, Algona.

Randy Renshaw

Nov. 18, 1950 — April 25, 2017
 
Randy Rey Renshaw, age 66, of Sioux City, died Tuesday, April 25, 2017, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City.

Robert Engstrom

April 29, 1931 — May 1, 2017
 
Robert “Bob” Engstrom, 86, of Algona died Monday, May 1, 2017, at the Kossuth Regional Health Center. 
Visitation will be Friday, May 5, 2017, from 4-6 p.m. at Oakcrest Funeral Services in Algona. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 6, 2017, at the First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Mike Orthel officiating. Burial will be in East Lawn Cemetery. 

Jean Brandow

Aug. 20, 1948 — April 21, 2017
 
Funeral services for Jean Brandow will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, April 28, 2017, at the First United Methodist Church with Reverend Mike Orthel officiating. Burial will be in East Lawn Cemetery. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Thursday, April 27, 2017, at Oakcrest Funeral Services in Algona.

Dorothy McGuire

Dec. 6, 1933 — April 22, 2017
 

Dorothy Butterfield

June 26, 1945 — Jan. 20, 2017
 
Dorothy Louise Butterfield was born June 26, 1945, in Algona, the daughter of Benjamin “Ben” and Margaret (Sankey) Butterfield. She grew up near Seneca where she also attended school. 

Phyllis Jensen

Feb. 16, 1925 — April 21, 2017
 
Phyllis G. Jensen, 92, died peacefully Friday, April 21, at the Solon Care Center surrounded by her family.
Funeral Services was held at 10 a.m., Monday, April 24, at Lensing Funeral & Cremation Service, Iowa City with Rev. Rebecca Carver officiating. Graveside Committal was at 4 p.m., Monday at River View Cemetery in Algona. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Iowa City Hospice.

James E. Hewett

Feb. 16, 1939 — April 23, 2017
 
James E. Hewett, 78 of St. Peter and formerly of Algona, died Sunday, April 23, 2017 at Sand Prairie Assisted Living in St. Peter, Minn.
Memorial service will be 11 a.m., Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at Northview-North Mankato Mortuary, 2060 Commerce Dr., North Mankato with visitation one hour prior to the service.

Annabelle Courtney

Dec. 22, 1919 — April 12, 2017
 
A funeral Mass was held at 1:30 p.m., at St. Cecelia’s Catholic Church, Algona, on Monday, April 17, 2017.  A visitation started at noon. 
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made in Annabelle’s name to the Cedar Rapids Sisters of Mercy Retirement at Sacred Heart Convent, 1125 Prairie Drive NE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 52402.

Judith English

Nov. 25, 1942 — April 13, 2017
 
MASON CITY — Judith “Judy” K. English, 74, of Mason City, died Thursday, April 13, 2017, at her home. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m., on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 213 N. Pennsylvania Avenue – Mason City, with the Rev. Kathy Graves officiating.  A private family inurnment will take place at Elmwood-St. Joseph Cemetery at a later date.  

Mary Wiltgen

Sept. 20, 1921 — April 18, 2017
 
Mary Wiltgen, 95, of Algona, passed away on Monday, April 18, 2017 at the Good Samaritan Society Care Center in Algona.  
Funeral services are pending at the Lentz Funeral Home in Algona.  Condolences may be left at www.lentzfuneralhome.com

 

Luke McGuire

Oct. 2, 1936 — April 16, 2017
 

Edna Hanselman

June 12, 1916 — April 5, 2017
 
Edna Hanselman, age 100 of Algona formerly of LuVerne, passed away Wednesday April 5, 2017, at the Kossuth Regional Health Center in Algona. Funeral services were held on Saturday April 8, 2017 at 10 a.m., at Trinity Lutheran Church in Algona, with the Rev. Eric Hauan officiating. Burial took place at LuVerne Cemetery in LuVerne. Visitation was held until the time of the services at Trinity Lutheran Church in Algona.

Roderick Lewis

Nov. 25, 1998 — April 10, 2017
 
MASON CITY —  Roderick Lemeual Demetrius Lewis, 18, of Mason City, died Monday, April 10, 2017, at Mercy Medical Center – North Iowa.  Memorial services were held at 2 p.m., on Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at Major Erickson Funeral Home, 111 N. Pennsylvania Avenue, with the Rev. Victoria Clark of New Foundation Christian Fellowship Church in Phoenix officiating.  There will be a gathering of family and friends one hour prior to the service.  

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