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Selma Cruise

 

May 2, 1937 - October 23, 2023

 

A funeral Mass for Selma Cruise of Wesley was held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023, at Divine Mercy Parish - St. Joseph Catholic Church in Wesley. Visitation took place from 4 to 6 p.m. on Friday, Oct.  27 at Oakcrest Funeral Services in Wesley. A rosary was recited at 3:30 p.m. prior to the visitation on Friday. Burial took place at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Wesley.

Elizabeth Berte

 

January 14, 1936 - October 27, 2023

 

Elizabeth (Betty) Becker Berte was born Jan. 14, 1936, to Mathew and Justine (Bormann) Becker, the eighth of 14 children. She was united in marriage to Vernon (Bitz) Berte, her Bitzie Boy, on Jan. 2, 1957.

Edward Charles Hrdlicka

 

October 1, 1959 - October 16, 2023

 

A Sharing of Memories was held Friday, Oct. 27, 2023, at 6 p.m. at Oakcrest Funeral Services in Algona. His family began greeting friends at 4 p.m. on Friday at Oakcrest.

Edward Charles Hrdlicka was born Oct. 1, 1959, in Cedar Rapids, the son of Jack and Iona (Campbell) Hrdlicka. He grew up in Cedar Rapids where he attended Jefferson High School.

Marilynne Marcelle Kroeze

 

May 28, 1932 - October 22, 2023

 

A funeral service for Marilynne will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 27, 2023, at First United Methodist Church in Algona with Pastor Russ Jacobsen officiating. Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service at the church. A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 27 at Elmwood Cemetery in Mason City.

Judith Thoreson

 

June 18, 1935 - October 11, 2023

 

Memorial Services for Judith Murtagh Thoreson, 88, of Okoboji, formerly of Algona, will be held at the First Congregational United Church of Christ in Algona at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. A reception with the family present will be held following the service in the Church Fellowship Hall.

A Celebration of Judy’s Life will be held in June of 2024 at Okoboji.    

Robert Arthur Fuerstenau

 

September 17, 1926 - October 15, 2023

 

Funeral services for Robert “Bob” Fuerstenau will be held on Sat. Oct. 21, 2023, at 10 a.m.  at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Whittemore. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the church. Burial will be in the St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery with military rites conducted by the Seely-Walsh American Legion Post #425 of Whittemore.

Mary Louise Dawson

 

November 19, 1934 - October 9, 2023

 

Eugene Dennis Hanna

 

December 4, 1946 - October 13, 2023

 

Memorial Service for Eugene “Gene” D. Hanna, 76, of Lone Rock, will be Friday, Oct. 20, 2023, at 10:30 a.m. at the St. John’s Lutheran Church in Burt. Visitation will be held at Oakcrest Funeral Services of Algona on Thursday, Oct. 19, 2023 from 4 to 6 p.m. 

Dale Robert Bartelt

 

December 12, 1947 - October 12, 2023

 

Beloved husband, father and grandfather, Dale Robert Bartelt, 75, of Mediapolis, died Thursday, Oct. 12, 2023, at the Southeast Iowa Regional Hospice House in West Burlington.

Carol Janice Hutzell

June 5, 1935 - September 25, 2023

Carol J. Hutzell, 88, of Algona, died Monday, Sept. 25, 2023, at the Titonka Care Center.

Harold Paul Bonnstetter

 

March 11, 1940 - October 7, 2023

A funeral Mass will be held Thursday, Oct. 12, 2023, at 10:30 a.m. at Divine Mercy Parish - Saints Peter & Paul Catholic Church in West Bend. Burial will be held in the West Bend Cemetery. Visitation was held from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11 at Divine Mercy Parish - Saints Peter & Paul Catholic Church in West Bend and a Knights of Columbus Rosary began at 4 p.m.

Alfred W. Schadendorf Jr.

 

January 19, 1939 - September 26, 2023

Alfred “Al” Wilhelm Schadendorf, Jr. of Lone Rock, age 84, passed away on Sept. 26, 2023, from cardiac arrest after an unexpected short illness.

Genelle Louise Kuecker

 

October 1, 1930 - September 19, 2023

 

Patricia Kay Behnkendorf

 

July 26, 1950 - September 21, 2023

 

Funeral services for Patricia Behnkendorf will be held on Thursday, Sept. 28, 2023, at 11 a.m. at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Algona with Rev. Briton Nelson presiding. Burial will be in the Lu Verne Township Cemetery in Lu Verne. Visitation will be held from 9-11  a.m. on Thursday morning at the church.

Michael Rae Will

 

January 22, 1944 - September 19, 2023

 

Michael “Mick” Will passed away peacefully at the age of 79 on Tuesday Sept. 19, 2023, in Atlanta, Ga.

Ruth Ann Loebach

 

June 6, 1943 - September 23, 2023

 

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