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Deborah R. Bauer


May 18, 1949 - May 18, 2022

Kevin Parker


September 30, 2021

After a brief illness, Kevin Parker passed away on Sept. 30, 2021, from complications of heart disease and COPD.  Kevin was born in Manchester, graduated from West Delaware High School, and majored in Education at Upper Iowa University.  

Dr. Craig Milton Ellsworth


May 20, 1944 - May 19, 2022

Dr. Craig Milton Ellsworth was born May 20, 1944, in Spencer, the son of John and Helen (Wiesley) Ellsworth. He grew up in Gillett Grove graduating from Gillett Grove High School in 1962. He went on for two years at South Dakota State University for Pre-Vet and then went on to Iowa State University where he earned his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in in 1969. 

Paul Lynn DeLange


December 17, 1947 - May 21, 2022

Paul Lynn DeLange was born on December 17, 1947 to Harold and Margaret (Corrigan) DeLange in Sioux City. He attended Blessed Sacrament Elementary School, Heelan High School and Briar Cliff College. 

Bernice Mary Ann Walker


March 31, 1926 - May 20, 2022

Marla Jean Reding

January 2,1962 - May 17, 2022

A funeral Mass for Marla Reding was held May 20, at 10:30 a.m. at Divine Mercy Parish - St. Joseph Catholic Church in Wesley with Father Louis Studer and Father Steven McLoud officiating. Burial was in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Wesley.

James ‘Jim’ Martin Muller

August 19, 1928 - January 8, 2022

Delbert ‘Deb’ Wichtendahl

October 28, 1931 - May 11, 2022

Funeral services for Delbert Wichtendahl, 90, of Whittemore, were held at 11 a.m. May 16, 2022, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Whittemore. Burial took place at St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery in Whittemore following the funeral service. Military rites were conducted by Whittemore American Legion Seely-Walsh Post # 425.

Dorothy Matthiesen

December 13, 1923 - February 3, 2022

Memorial graveside service will be May 21, 2022, at 1 p.m. in the Rush Lake Cemetery, Curlew, officiated by Rev. Curtis DeFord, Grace Baptist Church, Emmetsburg. Inurnment will be in Rush Lake Cemetery, Curlew.

Dorothy (Hildreth) Matthiesen, age 98, of Indianola, died peacefully Feb. 3, 2022, at The Village retirement community of Indianola.

Ronald Marvin Baas

May 17, 1954 - May 15, 2022

A funeral service for Ron Baas, 67, of Algona, will be held 10 a.m. Friday, May 20, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Algona. The service will be livestreamed on the following link: Burial will take place at Riverview Cemetery in Algona following the service. Visitation will be from 5  to 7 p.m.  Thursday, May 19, at Oakcrest Funeral Services in Algona.

Monica Sue Klein

July 7, 1969 - April 4, 2022

Private family services were held May 5, 2022. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. 

Scott Arthur Cook

September 18, 1966 - May 7, 2022

Cole Thomas ‘Tom’ Black

February 10, 1951 - May 1, 2022

A funeral Mass for Tom will be held at 10 a.m. on May 13, 2022, at St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Church in Federal Way, Wash. The funeral Mass will be livestreamed.

Eugene ‘Gene’ Edward Dornbier

December 31, 1931 - May 5, 2022

Eugene “Gene” Edward Dornbier was born Dec. 31, 1931, in Wesley, the son of Clarence and Elizabeth (Miller) Dornbier. He grew up in Wesley attending country school through sixth grade, St. Joseph Catholic School through eighth, and graduated from Wesley High School. After high school, he farmed with his dad until 1971 when he went to work for the Wesley Co-Op retiring in 1996. 

Richard ‘Dick’ Raymond Lallier

August 25, 1934 - May 6, 2022

Gary Lee Angle

December 9, 1942 - April 7, 2022

Gary Lee Angle of Mission Viejo, Cali., passed away on April 7, 2022, at age 79. Gary was born in Algona in 1942. We are eternally grateful for his ability to connect with people, his ubiquitous positive attitude, and how he made everyone feel welcome in our home.

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