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Virgil Wayne Heifner


July 24, 1936 - April 22, 2023


Virgil Wayne Heifner, 86, of Elko New Market, Minn., formerly of rural Buffalo Center, died on April 22, 2023, at the Minneapolis VA Health Care System after a brief illness. In lieu of a funeral service, the family will host a visitation and luncheon following the Sunday, April 30 church service at the Community Chapel in Lakota from approximately 12– 2 p.m.

David Wayne Owens


July 29, 1956 - April 21, 2023


A celebration of life visitation will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, April 30, 2023, at Oakcrest Funeral Services, Algona.

Thomas Edward Cogdall II


November 30, 1936 - April 21, 2023


Craig E. Borchardt



Memorial service for Craig E. Borchardt will be held May 6 at 10:30 a.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church 205 2nd St., Fenton IA.

Galen Lee Bruhn


May 20, 1969 - April 15, 2023


Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 22, 2023, at 10:45 a.m. at the St. John’s Lutheran Church in Fenton with Reverend Mark Resner presiding. Burial will be in the St. Luke’s Lutheran Cemetery in Fairville. Visitation will be held on Friday, April 21 from 4-6 p.m. at Oakcrest Funeral Services in Algona.

Virgil N. Heesch


November 11, 1919 - April 14, 2023


Virgil N. Heesch, 103, of Willmar, died Friday, April 14 at Copperleaf in Willmar.  His funeral will be 1 p.m., Wednesday, April 19 at Good Hope Lutheran Church in Titonka with visitation one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Funeral arrangements are with Harvey Anderson Funeral Home in Willmar.

Jean Hansen


May 22, 1959 - April 1, 2023


Jean Hansen, was born on May 22, 1959, in Estherville to Lawrence E. and Doreen (Peters) Hansen. She passed away on Saturday, April 1, 2023, at the Algona Manor Care Center at the age of 63.

Jean donated her body to the University of Iowa Medical School to help educate our future medical professionals. A graveside service will be held for Jean when she has completed her teaching assignment.

Mary Lou Becker


November 26, 1939 - April 12, 2023


Mary “Molly” Becker, age 83, of Algona passed away on Wednesday, April 12, 2023, at Good Samaritan Society in Algona. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Thursday, April 20 at the Divine Mercy Catholic Parish – St. Joseph Catholic Church in St. Joe. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 21 at the St. Joseph Catholic Church, in St. Joe. Services have been entrusted to Lentz Funeral Home of Algona.

Peggy Darlene Lallier


October 17, 1934 - April 14, 2023


Peggy Lallier, age 88, of Algona passed away on Friday, April 14 at the Kossuth Regional Health Center. Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Monday, April 24 at the First United Methodist Church in Algona. Visitation will be 9:30 a.m.  until service time at the church on Monday, April 24. Services have been entrusted to Lentz Funeral Home of Algona.

Dianna Veronica Weig


November 20, 1949 - April 8, 2023


Donald Martin Lee


July 5, 1939 - April 5, 2023


A memorial service was held 11 a.m. Monday, April 10, 2023, at Oakcrest Funeral Services in Algona. Burial was held in Riverview Cemetery in Algona. The service was livestreamed on Oakcrest Funeral Services’ Facebook page. Visitation was held Monday, April 10 at Oakcrest Funeral Services from 10 to 11:00 a.m.

Allen Bonde


November 19, 1938 - April 10, 2023


Beryl L. Soderberg


December 10, 1931 - April 8, 2023


A funeral service for Beryl Soderberg, 91 of Algona, will be held Friday, April 14, 2023, at 10:30 a.m. at First Lutheran Church in Algona. Burial will be in Greenwood Township Cemetery in Bancroft.  Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Oakcrest Funeral Services of Algona and will continue one hour prior to the service at the church on Friday.

Robert Carl Riedel


March 20, 1926 - April 5, 2023


Judy Lee Isebrand


September 10, 1954 - March 31, 2023


Memorial services for Judy Isebrand will be celebrated on Wednesday, April 12, 2023, at 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Buffalo Center. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the services at the church.

  Judy Lee Isebrand was born Sept. 10, 1954, in Forest City the daughter of Julius and Arlene (Lubben) Ostercamp. She grew up in the Woden area and graduated from the Woden Crystal Lake High School in 1972.

Roger Lee Lavrenz


September 13, 1944 - March 29, 2023


Roger Lavrenz, age 78 of Burt, passed away on Wednesday, March 29, 2023. Memorial services will be held on Tuesday, April 11, 2023, at 11 a.m.  at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Burt. Inurnment will take place at Burt Township Cemetery in Burt with Military Honors conducted. Services have been entrusted to Lentz Funeral Home of Burt.

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