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Eugene “Butch” Henry Hefty


May 29, 1948 - December 2, 2021


Funeral services for Eugene “Butch” Hefty were held on Dec. 6, 2021, at 10:30 a.m. at the Zion Lutheran Church in Lu Verne with Pastor Steve Struecker presiding. Burial was in the Lu Verne Cemetery.

David Dean Miller


July 14, 1936 - November 25, 2021


Memorial services will be held for David Miller, age 85, of Sebeka, Minn., on Dec. 3, 2021, at 11 a.m. at Karvonen Funeral Home in Wadena, Minn. with Pastor Neal Malcore officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. David will be laid to rest at Pioneer Cemetery, Wadena, Minn. 

Dolores Ann “Dee” Riedel


December 7, 1930 - December 4, 2021


Dolores Ann “Dee” DeGroote Riedel passed away Dec. 4, 2021, at Good Samaritan Society in Algona. 

Edgar Wayne Keith


January 18, 1935 - December 6, 2021


A funeral service for Edgar Keith will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Dec. 10, 2021, at the First Presbyterian Church in Algona, followed by the burial at Riverview Cemetery. A visitation service will be held on  Dec. 9, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, with a Masonic service at 7 p.m.

Colleen Catherine Hegarty


November 19, 1953 - December 5, 2021


John Frederick Thompson


February 1, 1937 - December 6, 2021


Leon “Benny” Gilbert Benschoter


December 3, 2021


Leon “Benny” Gilbert Benschoter, 92, passed away on Dec. 3, 2021 with his wife of 65 years and his four children by his side. Benny will be remembered as a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather as well as a friend and coworker. His impact was felt by so many because of his generous spirit.

Linda Kaye Palmer


September 10, 1949 - November 26, 2021

A funeral service was held at 10 a.m. on Dec. 1, 2021 at LifeGate Fellowship Church in Humboldt with Pastor Dennis Niles officiating. Burial was held in Elmwood Cemetery in Renwick. Visitation was held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Nov. 30, at Oakcrest Funeral Services in Renwick.

Norma Jean Fredrickson

July 27, 1935 - November 22, 2021

Norma Jean Tebben

October 20, 1939 - November 27, 2021


Memorial service for Norma Tebben will be held on Dec. 4, 2021, at 11 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church with Reverend Mark Lund presiding. Inurnment will be in the Corwith Cemetery. Visitation will be held Dec. 3, from 5-7 p.m. at Oakcrest Funeral Services. 

Norma Jean Fredrickson

July 27, 1935 - Nov. 22, 2021

Norma Jean (Anderson) Fredrickson, 86, of Ottumwa, died Nov. 22, 2021, at Hospice House in Ottumwa.

Glen Albert Keehn

May 5, 1951 - November 19, 2021

Kallie Joy Limbaugh

November 16, 2021 - November 16, 2021

Kallie Joy Limbaugh was born into this earth on Nov.  16, 2021, around 10:45 p.m. Upon birth Kallie was already in the presence of our Lord and Savior. Jordan and Kayla are so very thankful to be chosen to be Kallie’s earthly parents, and her big brother, Jax, would’ve been Kallie’s best friend and protector.

Ralph Charles Bormann

August 25, 1932 - November 19, 2021


Luella Catherine Lickteig


October 26, 1921 - November 20, 2021


A funeral Mass for Luella will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Dec. 1, 2021, at Divine Mercy Parish - St. Cecelia Catholic Church in Algona. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Nov.  30, in the Bishop Garrigan School Chapel. Please enter through the southwest doors of the chapel. CD of A rosary will be held at 7 p.m.. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery.

Paula Jo Discher

November 6, 1949 - November 12, 2021


Paula was born to Henry “Bill” and Angeline (Dahlhauser) Dearchs on Nov. 6, 1949, at the Algona Hospital in Iowa. After high school she became a Licensed Practical Nurse.

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