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Scott Bruce Miller

April 16, 1947 - December 21, 2023

Scott Bruce Miller of Prescott, Wis. passed away Dec. 21, 2023, of a lengthy illness.

He was born April 16, 1947 in Algona to Roberta Simpson Miller and Irving “Pudge” Miller.

Scott owned Scott’s Taxidermy and became a Master Taxidermist winning many national awards for his work.

Gerald Soren Pedersen

December 25, 1937 - March 7, 2024

A funeral service for Gerald S. Pedersen, 86, of Ledyard will be held Monday, March 18, 2024, at 10:30 a.m. at Bethany Evangelical and Reformed Church in Ledyard. Burial will follow at Highland Home Cemetery in Ledyard with military honors conducted. Visitation will be from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, March 17 at Oakcrest Funeral Services of Bancroft and will continue one hour prior to the service at the church on Monday.

Linda Kay Davis

August 19, 1947 - March 7, 2024

Funeral service for Linda Davis was held on Tuesday, March 12, 2024, at 10:30 a.m. at Oakcrest Funeral Services in Algona. Burial was at the Laurel Hill Cemetery in Irvington.

Linda Kay Davis was born Aug. 19, 1947, in Emmetsburg the daughter of Archie and Edna (O’Clair) Halstead. She grew up in Emmetsburg where she also attended school. After her schooling she moved to Algona and began working as a waitress.

Cherann Marie Eden

February 19, 1941 - March 6, 2024

Funeral services for Cherann Eden were held on Monday, March 11, 2024, at 10:30 a.m. at the Wesley Community Church in Wesley. Burial was in the Evergreen Cemetery in Wesley.

Patricia Veronica Jorgensen

August 7, 1930 - March 5, 2024

Carol Joan Elmore

September 18, 1937 - March 8, 2024

Janice Elaine Folkerts

February 26, 1940 - March 5, 2024

A memorial service for Janice Folkerts of Titonka was held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 9, 2024, at Ramsey Reformed Church outside of Titonka. Burial was held at the Buffalo Township Cemetery outside of Titonka. A visitation was held at the church on Saturday from 9:30 to 11 a.m.

Ruby Willidine Thomas

April 22, 1926 - February 27, 2024

A graveside service for Ruby will be held at 1 p.m. on Sunday, March 17, 2024 at Evergreen Cemetery in Britt.

Ruby Willidine (Hoff) Thomas was born April 22, 1926, in Britt; the daughter of Charles and Mary Ellen (Maxam) Hoff. She grew up and attended school in Britt.

John A. Vigdal

August 22, 1950 - February 25, 2024

John A. Vigdal, 73, passed away unexpectedly early morning on Sunday, Feb. 25 at Allen Memorial Hospital, Waterloo, with family by his side.

A celebration of life will be held from 2-6 p.m. on Saturday, June 29 at the Rolfe Golf Course in Rolfe. Sons of the Legion Honor Guard at 4 p.m. Cards and wishes may be sent to 813 Broad St. Rolfe, IA 50581.

Thelma J. Stoakes

June 21, 1926 - February 4, 2024

Thelma J. Stoakes of Michigan City, Ind. passed away Sunday morning, Feb. 4, 2024, at Franciscan Alliance hospital.  She was 97 years old.

Ann Marie Wood

October 12, 1942 - February 24, 2024

Peter Emil Koenck

December 7, 1928 - February 20, 2024

Peter Emil Koenck, age 95, was called to his heavenly home on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2024, surrounded by the love of his family.

Peter was born on Dec. 7, 1928, the son of Gustav and Olga (Lage) Koenck. He was united in marriage to Kathleen (Bollinger) Koenck on Dec. 1, 1957. They made their home in Fenton, where they raised their two children, Tim and Gina.

Beverly Jean Cink


February 26, 1943 - February 13, 2024


A funeral Mass for Beverly J. Cink, 80, of Algona, was held Monday, Feb. 19, 2024, at 10:30 a.m., at Divine Mercy Parish - St. Cecelia Catholic Church in Algona, with Father Zach Jones and Deacon William Black officiating. Burial was held at Calvary Cemetery in Algona.

Dorothy Mae Studer


March 13, 1935 - February 15, 2024


A funeral service for Dorothy Studer, of Corwith was held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb.  21, 2024, at the Renwick Baptist Church in Renwick. Burial was at the Corwith Cemetery in Corwith. A visitation was held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 20 at the Corwith Community Center.

Dale Cummings Mains


March 22, 1927 - February 14, 2024


Dale Mains, age 96, of Algona passed away on Feb. 14, 2024, at Kossuth Regional Health Center in Algona. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 20 at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Algona. Services were livestreamed via Trinity Lutheran Church’s YouTube page:

Norman Earl Chambers


August 4, 1932 - February 11, 2024


In lieu of flowers memorials can be made in Norman’s name to Hancock County Memorial Hospital in Britt or Kossuth Regional Health Center, Algona.

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