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Matthew Randall Clark

 

October 4, 1948 - February 20, 2022

 

A funeral service for 73-year-old Matthew Clark of Algona, will be 10:30 a.m. Feb. 25, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Algona. The service will be livestreamed on the church’s You Tube and Facebook platforms. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Trinity Lutheran Life Center in Algona. Burial will take place at Riverview Cemetery in Algona.

Cheryl Ann Ricklefs

 

August 24, 1950 - February 17, 2022

 

Cheryl Ann Ricklefs, Spirit Lake, passed away peacefully in her home under Hospice care on Feb. 17, 2022. Cheryl was born on Aug. 24, 1950, in Webster City. She was the daughter of Paul and LaNetta Clouse. Cheryl moved from Iowa to Colorado where she pursued real estate and property management. After the death of her husband, Regan, she moved back to Webster City and eventually ended up in the Algona area. 

James Lawrence Sprout

 

December 11, 1931 - February 20, 2022

 

A funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Feb. 24, 2022, at Divine Mercy Parish - St. Cecelia Catholic Church. Burial will be held in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. on Feb. 24 at Divine Mercy Parish - St. Cecelia Catholic Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Kossuth County Cancer Support Foundation in Jim’s name. 

Richard “Butch” Nickolas Thomsen

 

January 18, 1947 - February 12, 2022

 

Richard “Butch” Nickolas Thomsen, passed away on Feb. 12, 2022, at the age of 75.

He was born on Jan. 18, 1947, to Nick and Edna Thomsen while the family was living on a farm near Wesley. Not long after he was born, his sister, Marlene, looked into his crib and said, “He looks like a Butch”. It stuck. 

Jean Detrick

 

July 10, 1958 - February 17, 2022

 

Funeral Mass for Jean Detrick will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Feb. 25, 2022, at Divine Mercy Parish - St. Cecelia Church. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4 -7 p.m. on Feb. 24, at Oakcrest Funeral Services in Algona. 

David LeRoy Strohman  

February 3, 1965 - February 16, 2022

Funeral services for David Strohman will be held on 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 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.

Darlene “Trudy” Devine

February 12, 1932 - February 10, 2022

Darlene “Trudy” died on Feb. 10, 2022, at Spurgeon Manor in Dallas Center. She was 89.

Emogene “Jean” Anna Burns

April 9, 1926 — February 11, 2022

Emogene (Jean) Burns passed away peacefully at Northcrest Living Center on Feb. 11, 2022.

Emogene Anna Mertz Burns was born on April 9, 1926, in Ottosen, to John and Margaret Mertz. 

She graduated from Lu Verne High School in 1944 and later joined the Cadet Nurse Corps Program at Mercy School of Nursing in Des Moines in 1944, graduating in 1947.

Debra Sue Bertelsen

September 18, 1960 - February 8, 2022

A Funeral Mass was held 11 a.m. Feb. 12, 2022, at Divine Mercy Parish - St. Joseph Catholic Church in Wesley. Inurnment followed at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Wesley.

Robert Paul Ludwig

June 6, 1937 - February 11, 2022

Robert (Bob) Paul Ludwig, 84, of Whittemore, passed away peacefully Feb. 11, 2022. 

Bob was born on June 6, 1937, in Ottosen, the son of Elmer Henry Ludwig and Grace Rose (Nellis) Ludwig. On Nov. 2, 1964, he married Shirley Ann (Simonson) Ludwig in Algona. The couple spent 57 wonderful years together. Bob was a Veteran of the Navy and an active member of the Seely Walsh Post #425 American Legion in Whittemore.

Bradie Harold Becker

July 18, 1991 - February 6, 2022

 

In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center, https://www.mtavalanche.com/, in Bradie’s name. 

Jason Alexander Cobb

May 24, 1997 - January 29, 2022

 

A memorial service for Jason Cobb will be held Feb. 10, at 1 p.m. at Oakcrest Funeral Services of Wesley. Visitation was held Feb. 9 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Oakcrest Funeral Services of Wesley and will continue one hour prior to the service on Thursday. Following the memorial service the Celebration of Life for Jason will continue at the Wesley Community Center.

Dorothy Matthiesen

December 13, 1923 - February 3, 2022

 

Dorothy (Hildreth) Matthiesen, age 98, of Indianola,  died peacefully Feb. 3, 2022, at The Village retirement community of Indianola.

Dorothy was born Dec. 13, 1923, in Dexter, Minn. to George D. and Esther (Lehman) Hildreth. She grew up in the Des Moines area, farmed near Curlew, and lived for 54 years in Fenton before moving to The Village in Indianola in 2002.

Roger Bruce Hansen

January 8, 1951 - February 4, 2022

 

Merlyn David Hoover

September 17, 1947 - January 29, 2022

 

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. on Feb. 5, 2022, at River Road Golf Course, Algona. Burial will be held in East Lawn Cemetery with military honors conducted by the Hagg-Turner Post #90 and the V.F.W. Post #2451. Visitation will be held from 4 - 7 p.m. on Feb. 4, at Oakcrest Funeral Services in Algona.

Thomas Michael Reding

June 6, 1939 - January 31, 2022

 

Thomas Reding, age 82, of Algona, passed away surrounded by his wife and daughters on Jan. 31, 2022, at MercyOne Hospital in Des Moines. Mass of the Christian Burial was held at 11 a.m. on Friday at Divine Mercy Catholic Parish - St. Cecelia in Algona. Burial was  in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in St. Joseph, with military rites conducted by the Iowa Army National Guard Honor Guard. 

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