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Daniel Charles Kollasch


May 14, 1993 - March 6, 2023



Daniel Charles Kollasch was born in Algona, Iowa on May 14, 1993, to Jennifer (Degen) Eichenberger and Steve Kollasch. Danny graduated from North Sentral Kossuth High School in 2012. After graduation Danny attended North Iowa Area Community College where he studied sports management. 

Marguerite Clara Laubenthal


October 29, 1930 - March 7, 2023


Marguerite Laubenthal, 92, of Wesley, died Tuesday, March 7, 2023, at Good Samaritan Society in Algona. A funeral Mass was held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, March 13 at Divine Mercy Parish – St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Wesley. Burial was at St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery in Wesley. Visitation was Sunday, March 12 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Oakcrest Funeral Services in Wesley with a rosary beginning at 2 p.m.

Steven Robert Schaffer


February 14, 1953 - February 27, 2023


Steven Schaffer, 70, of Algona, passed away on Monday Feb. 27, 2023, at the Kossuth Regional Health Center in Algona. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Monday at First Lutheran Church in Algona, with military rites conducted by the Iowa Army National Guard Honor Guard, the Hagg-Turner American Legion Post #90 and the VFW Post #2541 of Algona. Visitation was from 3-6 p.m. Sunday at Lentz Funeral Home in Algona.

Dorothy Lillian Weishaar


January 26, 1930 - March 3, 2023


Dorothy Weishaar, age 93, of Algona passed away on March 3, 2023, at the Kossuth Regional Hospital in Algona. Mass of Christian Burial was 11 a.m.  Thursday at the Divine Mercy Catholic Parish – St. Cecelia Catholic Church in Algona. Visitation was 4-6 p.m. Wednesday at Lentz Funeral Home in Algona.

Darlene Justine Bernhard


June 19, 1932 - March 1, 2023


A Funeral Mass for Darlene Bernhard, 90, of Britt, was held Tuesday, March 7, 2023, at 11 a.m. at Divine Mercy Parish - St. Cecelia Catholic Church in Algona. Burial took place at the St. Benedict Catholic Cemetery. Visitation was from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Bishop Garrigan Chapel in Algona. Memorial contributions may be directed to Bishop Garrigan Scholarships at 1224 N McCoy St., Algona, IA 50511.

Roger Michael Batt


March 31, 1944 - February 26, 2023


A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 4, 2023, at the First Presbyterian Church in Algona with Pastor Walter Reemtsma and Pastor Howard Batt officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church.

Charlotte Ann Wehrspann


April 20, 1928 - February 21, 2023


Charlotte Wehrspann, age 94 of Ottosen, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2023, at the Algona Manor in Algona. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 28 at 10:30 a.m. at the Peace Lutheran Church in West Bend. Burial will take place at Union Cemetery in Ottosen. Visitation will be held on Monday, Feb. 27 from 5 until 7 p.m. at Peace Lutheran Church in West Bend. Lentz Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family.

Richard Donald Chase Sr.


April 20, 1921 - February 22, 2023


A funeral service for Richard Chase Sr., 101, of Algona, was held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2023, at First United Methodist Church in Algona.  Burial followed at East Lawn Cemetery in Algona. Visitation was 5 to 7 p.m.,Monday, Feb. 27, at Oakcrest Funeral Services in Algona.

Dianna Pedersen


October 19, 1947 - February 23, 2023


Dianna passed away peacefully on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2023, at State Center Care Initiatives in State Center where she had been on hospice care since July 2022.   

James B. Modrell


October 12, 1935 - February 18, 2023


James B. Modrell, 87, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2023, in Mesa, Ariz. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, May 13 at First United Methodist Church in Algona.

Funeral Services

JAMES “J.L. MILLER, 75, CYLINDER: Services, March 1, 10:30 a.m., United Methodist Church, West Bend. Burial, Riverside Cemetery, Rodman. Visitation, Feb. 28, 4 until 7 p.m., United Methodist Church, West Bend.

Charles Peter Becker


November 20, 1946 - February 16, 2023


Charles Peter (Chuck) Becker, 76, of St. Joseph, formerly of Webster City and Stratford, died Feb. 16, 2023, at home with family. A funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 1 at Divine Mercy Parish - St. Joseph Catholic Church in St. Joe, with Father Merle Kollasch officiating. Visitation will be at the church on Tuesday, Feb. 28 from 4 to 8 p.m. with Rosary at 4 p.m. and Divine Mercy Chaplet at 7:30 p.m.

Larry Pingel


September 12, 1936 - February 19, 2023


Barbara Joyce Meyer


July 20, 1937 - February 17, 2023


Barbara Joyce Meyer was born July 20, 1937, at home near Burt. She is the daughter of Arie Joyce and Maxine Etna (Mitchell) Dittmer. She grew up on a farm near Burt, attended country school and then graduated from Burt High School in 1955. Prior to her marriage she worked at J.C. Penney and the Algona Reminder newspaper in Algona.

Lyle Charles Kuyper


May 13, 1930 - February 19, 2023


Funeral Services

ROSELYN CHRISTENSEN, 92, GILMORE CITY: Services, 11 a.m., Feb. 25, First Lutheran Church, Gilmore City.  Fellowship following the service. Burial, Clinton Garfield Cemetery, Rolfe.

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