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Shirley Ann Berte


March 5, 1936 - June 2, 2022


A funeral Mass was held at 10:30 a.m. on June 7, 2022, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Livermore with Father Merle Kollasch officiating. Burial was held in Calvary Cemetery, Livermore. Visitation was held from 5 – 7 p.m. on June 6, 2022, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Livermore.

Ramona Frances Arndorfer


February 5, 1937 - May 31, 2022


Funeral Mass for Ramona Arndorfer was celebrated on June 3, 2022, at 2 p.m. at Divine Mercy Catholic Parish - St. Cecelia Church. Interment was in Calvary Cemetery.

Ramona Frances Arndorfer was born Feb. 5, 1937, in Algona, the daughter of George and Evelyn (Sheets) Gray. She grew up in the Corwith area where she attended school and graduated from the Corwith High School in 1955.

Dennis Thaddeus McGuire


May 2, 1954 - May 29, 2022


Dennis Thaddeus McGuire was born May 2, 1954, in Key West, Fla., the son of Mark T. McGuire Jr. and Carol (Fandel) McGuire. Dennis grew up in Algona and graduated from Garrigan High School in 1972.

On Sept. 21, 1974, Dennis united in marriage to Kathy (Eimers), his “girlfriend for life”, in Burt. Together they were blessed with four children: Jennifer, Molly, Benjamin and Zachary. 

James Francis “Jim” Welp


June 21, 1932 - May 24, 2022


James Francis (Jim) Welp, of Flagstaff, Ariz. passed away from natural causes on May 24, 2022. 

William “Bill” Deal


March 11, 1949 - April 15, 2022


A Celebration of Life will be held at 11 a.m. on June 18, 2022, at the First Congregational United Church of Christ in Algona. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. Cards and condolences for the Deal family can be sent to Oakcrest.

Alan Russell Walker


September 18, 1941 - May 15, 2022


Alan Russell Walker, born Sept. 18, 1941, to Russell “Russ” and Norma (Raney) Walker, passed away peacefully on May 15, 2022, at the Algona Manor. 

Todd Michael Decker


July 22, 1963 - May 25, 2022


Harold “Mike” Michael Batt


December 17, 1937 - May 26, 2022


Harold “Mike” Michael Batt was born in Titonka to the late William and Beula (Taylor) Batt on Dec. 17, 1937. He attended school in Burt, graduating from high school in 1956. After graduation, Mike joined the Air Force and served his country for four years as an intelligence analyst. After being honorably discharged in 1960 he started working for Western Electric/AT&T/Lucent. 

Jim Schumacher


October 17, 1947 - May 28, 2022


A funeral Mass for Jim Schumacher, 74, of Algona, will be held June 2, 2022, at 10:30 a.m., at Divine Mercy Parish - St. Cecelia Catholic Church in Algona. The funeral will be livestreamed on the Divine Mercy Parish YouTube Page. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Oakcrest Funeral Services of Algona. 

Dianne Carol Angle


October 9, 1943 - May 20, 2022

Private family services were held for Dianne Angle. She was laid to rest at Harrison Township Cemetery, Swea City.

Dianne Carol (Wessels) Angle, the daughter of Roy and Pearl (Davis) Wessels, was born Oct. 9, 1943, in Thompson. She died May 20, 2022, at Accura Healthcare in Bancroft,  at the age of 78.

She received her education in the Thompson schools where she graduated from Thompson High School.

Deborah R. Bauer


May 18, 1949 - May 18, 2022

Kevin Parker


September 30, 2021

After a brief illness, Kevin Parker passed away on Sept. 30, 2021, from complications of heart disease and COPD.  Kevin was born in Manchester, graduated from West Delaware High School, and majored in Education at Upper Iowa University.  

Dr. Craig Milton Ellsworth


May 20, 1944 - May 19, 2022

Dr. Craig Milton Ellsworth was born May 20, 1944, in Spencer, the son of John and Helen (Wiesley) Ellsworth. He grew up in Gillett Grove graduating from Gillett Grove High School in 1962. He went on for two years at South Dakota State University for Pre-Vet and then went on to Iowa State University where he earned his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in in 1969. 

Paul Lynn DeLange


December 17, 1947 - May 21, 2022

Paul Lynn DeLange was born on December 17, 1947 to Harold and Margaret (Corrigan) DeLange in Sioux City. He attended Blessed Sacrament Elementary School, Heelan High School and Briar Cliff College. 

Bernice Mary Ann Walker


March 31, 1926 - May 20, 2022

Marla Jean Reding

January 2,1962 - May 17, 2022

A funeral Mass for Marla Reding was held May 20, at 10:30 a.m. at Divine Mercy Parish - St. Joseph Catholic Church in Wesley with Father Louis Studer and Father Steven McLoud officiating. Burial was in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Wesley.

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