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Terry Lee Mains

March 28, 1951 — Nov. 26, 2016
 
Memorial service for Terry Mains will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, at Oakcrest Funeral Services with the Rev. Peter Talbot officiating. Inurnment will be in East Lawn Cemetery. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 2, 2016, at Oakcrest Funeral Services in Algona.

Rose Marie Gelhaus

Nov. 16, 1927 — Nov. 24, 2016
 
LEDYARD — A funeral Mass for Rose Marie Gelhaus will be held on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, at 10:30 a.m., at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Ledyard with the Rev. Sunny Dominic officiating.  Burial will be in Highland Home Cemetery in Ledyard.

Louise B. Heifner

Nov. 4, 1939 — Nov. 24, 2016
 
BUFFALO CENTER — Louise Bernice Heifner, 77, of rural Buffalo Center, Iowa, joined her Heavenly Father on Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016, after a brief battle with pancreatic cancer.
Services were held on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016

Dennis “Odie” Johnson

May 2, 1955 — Nov. 24, 2016
LAKOTA — Dennis “Odie” Johnson, 61, of Lakota, died Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016, at Mason City.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 3, at Bethany Evangelical and Reformed Church in Ledyard with the Rev. Samuel Belz, officiating. Visitation is from 5-7 p.m., Friday, Dec. 2, at Oakcrest Funeral Services in Bancroft.

Eldon S. Walter

Aug. 26, 1920 — Nov. 24, 2016
Eldon S. Walter, 96, of Renwick, died Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016, at Humboldt.
Funeral Services were held on Nov. 29, 2016, at United Methodist Church in Renwick, with the Rev. Lynn Gardner officiating.
Interment was in Swiss Cemetery in Renwick.
Oakcrest Funeral Services of Renwick in charge of arrangements

Roger L. Hough

Dec. 30, 1943 — Nov. 26, 2016 
 
ALGONA — Roger L. Hough died Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016 at Kossuth Regional Health Center at the age of 72.

Dorothy Christ

LAKOTA — Dorothy Christ, 84, of Lakota, died Wednesday evening, Nov. 23, 2016, at Kossuth Regional Health Center, Algona.
A funeral service was held 10:30 a.m., Monday at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Lakota. 
Dorothy Christ was born in Algona, on April 8, 1932.  
Oakcrest Funeral Services of Bancroft in charge of arrangements Online condolences may be left to www.oakcrestfuneralservices.com.

 

Noradel Larsen

Jan. 12, 1924 — Nov. 18, 2016
 
SWEA CITY — Noradel Larsen was called to her heavenly home on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016, at Valley Vue Care Center in Armstrong at the age of 92.
A funeral service was held at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Swea City at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016, with the Rev. Todd Hartsock officiating. Visitation was held from 5-7 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016, at Henry-Olson Funeral Chapel. Interment was in Harrison Township Cemetery in Swea City.

Paul Bernhard

Aug. 17, 1928 — Nov. 16, 2016
 
BANCROFT — A funeral Mass for Paul Bernhard, 88, of Bancroft, was held on Monday, Nov. 21, 2016, at 10:30 a.m. at St. John’s Catholic Church in Bancroft. Burial was in St. John’s Catholic Cemetery, Bancroft.
Paul John Bernhard was born Aug. 17, 1928, on a farm three miles east of Bancroft, the son of Maurice and Ella (Elsbecker) Bernhard. 

Arleta M. Bunkofske Burlingame

June 2, 1916 — Nov. 17, 2016
 
Arleta M. Bunkofske Burlingame, age 100, of Algona, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016, at the Kossuth Regional Health Center in Algona. 

Carol Jane Meyer

April 13, 1936 — Nov. 15, 2016
 
FENTON — Carol Jane (Bierstedt) Meyer died on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016, at the Good Samaritan Society in Algona. She was 80.  
Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Fenton with the Rev. Mark Resner officiating. Visitation was held from 5-7 p.m., Friday, Nov. 18 at St. John Lutheran Church. Interment was at St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery. 

Loren E. Courtney

Aug. 9, 1919 — Nov. 16, 2016
 
Loren E. Courtney, 97, a longtime resident of Algona and Clarion, died at Hiawatha Care Center on Nov. 16, 2016. 
He was in the advanced stages of Alzheimer’s and had recently fallen and fractured a hip while living in an assisted care memory unit. Loren had lived there for the past four years with his wife, Annabelle.

Susan Jane Mergen

June 17, 1951 — Nov. 18, 2016
 
ALGONA — Susan Jane Mergen, 65, of Algona, died, Friday, Nov. 18, 2016, at her home with her family by her side. A funeral service was held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016, at First Presbyterian Church, Algona, with the Rev. Loren Shellabarger officiating. 
Visitation was held from 4-7 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church.  Oakcrest Funeral Services was in charge of funeral arrangements.

Agnes Christ

Nov. 5, 1925 — Nov. 18, 2016
 
Agnes Christ, 91, of Lakota, died Friday, Nov. 18, 2016, at the Westview Care Center in Britt. 
Visitation was held on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016, from 4:30-7 p.m. at the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Lakota. Funeral service was held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016, at St. Paul Lutheran Church with Pastors Judy Wozniak and Judy Junkermeier officiating. 

Loren E. Courtney

Aug. 9, 1919 – Nov. 16, 2016
 
Loren E. Courtney, 97, a longtime resident of Algona and Clarion, died at Hiawatha Care Center on Nov. 16, 2016. 
He was in the advanced stages of Alzheimer’s and had recently fallen and fractured a hip while living in an assisted care memory unit. Loren had lived there for the past four years with his wife, Annabelle.

Carol Jane Meyer

April 13, 1936 – Nov. 15, 2016
 
FENTON – Carol Jane (Bierstedt) Meyer died on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016, at the Good Samaritan Society in Algona. She was 80.  
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Fenton with the Rev. Mark Resner officiating. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m., Friday, Nov. 18 at St. John Lutheran Church. Interment was at St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery. 

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