Skip to main content

Thomas Harold Lappe

December 9, 1947 - November 7, 2021
A funeral Mass for Tom Lappe of Bancroft will be held Thursday, Nov. 11, at 10:30 a.m. at Divine Mercy Parish - St. John’s Catholic Church in Bancroft. Burial will be in St. John’s Catholic Cemetery with military honors conducted by the Bancroft American Legion. 

Ruth Esther Cruikshank

January 28, 1922 - November 7, 2021
A graveside service is at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 11, at Riverview Cemetery in Algona. 

Rev. Kayton R. Palmer

August 3, 1933 - November 5, 2021
Reverend Kayton R. Palmer, 96 of Sioux Falls, S.D., formerly of Arden Hills, Minn., passed away Nov. 5, 2021, at Ava’s House, after a valiant battle with dementia and memory loss.

Notice: Thomas H. Lappe

THOMAS H. LAPPE, 73, BANCROFT: died Nov. 7, 2021. Services, 10:30 a.m., Nov. 11, Divine Mercy Parish - St. John’s Catholic Church, Bancroft. Burial, St. John’s Catholic Cemetery. Visitation, 4-7 p.m., Nov. 10, Oakcrest Funeral Services, Bancroft. 

Notice: Ruth Esther Cruikshank

RUTH ESTHER CRUIKSHANK, 99, ALGONA: Died Nov. 7, 2021. Graveside service, 1 p.m., Nov. 11, Riverview Cemetery, Algona. Oakcrest Funeral Services, Algona.

Notice: Phil Doocy

DEACON PHIL DOOCY, 91, BANCROFT: Died Nov. 5, 2021, at Bancroft. Funeral Wednesday, Nov. 10, 10:30 a.m., Divine Mercy Parish, St. John’s Catholic Church in Bancroft. Burial in St. John’s Cemtery, Bancroft. Visitation 5-7 p.m., Nov. 9, Oakcrest Funeral Services, Bancroft, and one hour prior to service at the church.

Notice: Susan Ann McGregor

Susan Ann McGregor, 58, originally from Algona, then Reno, Nev., and then back to Algona, died Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021, at Mercy Medical Center, Mason City. Visitation: 1-3 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 7, Oakcrest Funeral Services in Algona.

Suzanne Ruth Stoffel

July 28, 1954 - October 27, 2021
Suzanne Ruth was born on July 28, 1954, to Yvonne and Robert Holtzbauer in Algona, Iowa. Sue, as she was affectionately called, was the oldest of seven kids Lynn Fett, Lori (Brian) Geitzenauer, Bob (LeAnn) Holtzbauer, Janet (Dion) Radig, Michael (Gina) Holtzbauer, and Mary Beth (Bob) Kuhlmann. 

Pauline Susie Peter

January 26, 1923 - October 26, 2021
Pauline Susie Peter was born on Jan. 26, 1923, in Lacona, Iowa, the daughter of Albert and Anna (Heinen) Weishaar.  
Pauline loved spending time with her family. She enjoyed listening to music, sewing, crocheting, baking and cooking. Everyone loved her homemade rolls. She would make an angel food cake for everyone’s birthday. She always enjoyed doing cross-word puzzles and playing cards.

Marion Earl Casey

September 24, 1933 - October 26, 2021
A funeral service for Marion Casey, 88, of Lu Verne, was held 10:30 a.m., Nov. 3, 2021, at St. Cecelia Catholic Church, Algona. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery with military honors conducted by the Algona VFW and American Legion. 

Donald Dean Weydert

October 27, 1936 - November 1, 2021
   Donald Dean Weydert, the son of Joseph and Genevieve (Leonard) Weydert, was born Oct.  27, 1936, on a farm outside of Humboldt. He grew up east of Livermore on the family farm and attended St. Joseph Catholic School, graduating in 1955. Don served in the United States Army receiving an honorable discharge.

Lorma Elaine Zinnel

August 28, 1926 - October 26, 2021
Lorma Elaine (Blank) Zinnel, 95, of West Bend, passed away peacefully Tuesday night, Oct. 26, at the Algona Manor Care Center in the comfort of her family. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Nov. 13 at Peace Lutheran Church in West Bend. Burial will take place at the West Bend Cemetery. Visitation will be 9:30 a.m. until service time at the church on Saturday. 

Mary Ann Kohlhaas

April 29, 1954 - October 28, 2021
Mary Ann (Marti) Kohlhaas, age 67, of West Bend, passed away on Oct. 28, 2021 at her home. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. on Nov. 6 at Lentz Funeral Home in Algona. Burial will be in the St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in St. Joseph. Visitation will be 4-6 p.m., Friday, at Lentz Funeral Home in Algona. 

Notice: Pauline Susie Peter

PAULINE SUSIE PETER, 98, ALGONA: Died Oct. 26, 2021. Services: Nov. 1, Trinity Lutheran Church, Algona. Burial in Riverview Cemetery. Service on Trinity Lutheran Church YouTube page. Oakcrest Funeral Services: See full obituary in the Nov. 4 Kossuth County Advance.

Notice: Merlyn Lloyd Bartlett

MERLYN LLOYD BARTLETT, 82, AUSTIN, ARK.: Died Oct. 20, 2021. Services: Celebration of Life, Saturday, Oct. 30, 1 p.m., Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 5900 JFK Blvd., North Little Rock, AR 72116. Minnesota Celebration of Life and inurnment, Saturday, Nov. 6, 1 p.m., Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 605 W. State St., Kiester, MN, 56501. Arrangements by Moore’s Cabot Funeral Home:

Notice: Suzanne Ruth Stoffel

SUZANNE RUTH STOFFEL, 67, ALGONA: Funeral: Nov. 2, Divine Mercy Parish - St. Cecilia Catholic Church. Burial: Nov. 4, Iowa Veterans Cemetery, Adel. Died Oct. 27. Watch for a full obituary.

Subscribe to Obituaries