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Shirley Grandgenett

April 15, 1933 - April 5, 2022

Shirley Grandgenett of Mason City, formerly of Plymouth, died April 5, 2022. 

Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10:30 a.m., April 11, 2022, at Epiphany Parish - Holy Family Catholic Church, 722 N. Adams Ave, Mason City. Burial was in the Bohemian Cemetery, Plymouth. 

Paul Edgar Schenck

February 2, 1929 - March 30, 2022

Wayne Lipps

October 9, 1927 - April 4, 2022

Wayne Lipps passed away Monday, April 4, 2022, in Tekamah, Neb. 

Wayne was born on Oct. 9, 1927, at the Lipps farmhouse, south of Sterling, Johnson County, Neb. to Thomas Lipps and Mathilda (Schmidt) Lipps. 

In 1937, because of the depression and persistent drought, the Lipps family moved to Burt County, northeast of Tekamah where farming conditions were immediately better. 

Dennis Lee Schwab

November 28, 1950 - March 28, 2022

Funeral services for Dennis Schwab were held Saturday, April 2, 2022, at 10:30 a.m. at the First Congregational United Church of Christ in Algona. Burial was in Riverview Cemetery.

Jimmie Merle Halsrud

August 21, 1947 - April 3, 2022

Jimmie Halsrud, age 74, of Livermore, passed away Sunday, April 3, 2022, at his home. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Friday, April 8, at Faith United Methodist Church in Livermore. Military Rites were conducted by the U.S Air Force and the Otto-Field American Legion Post #415 of Livermore. Visitation was held from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Faith United Methodist Church in Livermore. 

Gracelynn Nicole Schmidt

August 20, 2014 - April 5, 2022


Madison Renee Fraker

October 9, 2003 - February 6, 2022

A funeral Mass for Madison “Maddie” Fraker, 18, of Algona, was held Saturday, April 2, at 10 a.m. at Divine Mercy Parish-St. Cecelia Catholic Church in Algona. The funeral Mass was livestreamed on Divine Mercy Parish YouTube page Burial was in Calvary Cemetery in Algona.

Regina Barbara Kaiser

July 31, 1924 - March 31, 2022

Diane Mardell Hayne

May 17, 1941 - March 22, 2022

Diane Mardell Hayne of Poway Calif., age 80, passed away March 22, 2022, after several bouts with cancer. Diane is survived by her son, Willard Hayne IV of Littleton Colo., her sister and brother-in-law Collen and Randy Calhoun of Algona, her sister-in-law Gretchen Lindsey of Des Moines  and three grandchildren, Willard V, Melinda and Ty. She was preceded in death by her husband Willard Hayne III and two sisters, Marlys and Phyllis.

Kathrine Margaret Aman


May 24, 1932 - April 3, 2022

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to ALS or St. Jude’s in Kathrine’s name.

A funeral Mass was held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 6, 2022, at Divine Mercy Parish - St. Cecelia Catholic Church. Visitation was held one hour prior at the church.

Dean Francis Boyken


June 16, 1934 - March 22, 2022


Dean Francis Boyken was born June 16, 1934, in rural Woden, the son of Henry and Schwantje (Loeschen) Boyken. He was baptized and confirmed at Immanuel Lutheran Church in rural Titonka where he was a life-long member. 

He attended schools in Woden and Titonka, where he graduated in 1952. Dean was drafted into the United States Army in 1956 and was honorably discharged in 1958 with rank of E-4 Specialist. 

Elizabeth Ann Kollasch


November 20, 1930 - March 16, 2022


Elizabeth Ann Kollasch, age 91, of Algona, passed away on March 16, 2022, at Kossuth Regional Health Center. The Mass of the Christian Burial was 10:30 a.m. on March 22, at the Divine Mercy Catholic Parish - St. Michael in Whittemore. Visitation was at the St. Michael Parish Center from 8 - 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, beginning with the rosary. Burial took place at the St. Michael Cemetery in Whittemore. 

Daniel “Doc” Albert Nesheim


October 6, 1942 - March 15, 2022


Daniel “Doc” Nesheim, age 79, of Mallard, passed away due to complications following surgery on March 15, 2022, at the Iowa Methodist Hospital in Des Moines. Funeral services were at 10:30 a.m. on March 18 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Mallard. Burial was at Rush Lake Cemetery, Mallard. Visitation was at 9 a.m. until service time at the church. 

Karen Ann Bachman


November 29, 1943 - March 15, 2022


 Karen Bachman, age 78, of Mallard passed away on March 15, 2022, at her home. Mass of the Christian Burial was at  10:30 a.m. on Monday at the Divine Mercy Catholic Parish - Sts. Peter and Paul in West Bend. Burial was in West Bend Cemetery. Visitation was at 4 – 7 p.m., Sunday at Lentz Funeral Home in Mallard, with a 4 p.m. rosary and a 6:30 p.m. scripture service. 

David LeRoy Strohman


February 3, 1965 - February 16, 2022


Funeral services for David Strohman will be held on Saturday, March 26, 2022, at 11 a.m.  at the Evangelical Free Church in Algona. Burial will be in the Riverview Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Friday, March 25, 2022, from 5-7 p.m. at the church. 

David LeRoy Strohman passed peacefully into eternity to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Feb. 16, 2022, at his home in Estherville.

Pauline Frances Votteler


September 10, 1931 - March 10, 2022


Pauline Frances Drommer Bennett Votteler, 90, went to be with the Lord March 10, 2022, with family by her bedside, in Gillette Wyo. 

 Funeral services for Pauline will be held at 10 a.m., March 28, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Fenton. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be in St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery, Fenton following the service.

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