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James Preston

June 28, 1931 — Feb. 1, 2017
 
MISSION, TEXAS — James Harvey Preston, 85, of Mission, Texas, passed away Feb. 1, 2017, at Pax Villa Hospice, McAllen, Texas, following hospitalization since Dec. 24, 2016.
 Memorial services will be at 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at First United Methodist Church in Mission, with the Rev. Bill Duke officiating.  Summertime memorial and burial services in Swea City are pending.

Willie Kruse

April 2, 1923 — Feb. 5, 2017
 
LONE ROCK — Willie Kruse, age 93 of Lone Rock, passed away Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017 at the Hawkeye Care Center in Bancroft. Funeral services were held on Wednesday, Feb. 8, at 10:30 a.m., at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Lotts Creek with the Rev. David Bergquist officiating. 
Burial will take place at Lotts Creek Lutheran Cemetery with Military Rites conducted by the Lone Rock American Legion Kerr-Hammerstrom Post No. 557.     

Ronald Jones, Sr.

Oct. 28, 1963 — Feb. 3, 2017
 
A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, at Oakcrest Funeral Services, Algona.  Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, at Oakcrest Funeral Services.  Inurnment will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial may be directed to his family. 

Henry Ewoldt

Jan. 11, 1945 — Feb. 5, 2017
 
Funeral services for Henry “Hank” William Ewoldt, 72, will be held on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, at 2 p.m., at Oakcrest Funeral Home in Whittemore, with the Rev. Gene Miller officiating.
Visitation is slated for Friday, Feb. 10, from noon to 2 p.m. Internment will be at Saint Paul Lutheran Cemetery.

Wayne Carlson

Nov. 19, 1946 — Feb. 4, 2017
 
A Funeral Service for Wayne Carlson, age 70 of Windom, Minn., will be held at 11 a.m., on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, at the American Lutheran Church in Windom with Rev. Sarah Larsen Tade officiating. Burial with full military honors provided by the American Legion Post No. 206 will be at Lakeview Cemetery in Windom.

Rev. Eugene Kollasch

Nov. 28, 1922 — Jan. 14, 2017
 
The Rev. Eugene C. Kollasch, S.J., was called to eternal life on Jan. 14, 2017. 
Eugene died at the Jesuit Retirement Home in St. Camillus, in Wausatosa, Wis.  
He was 94 years old, a Jesuit for 68 years, and a priest for 57 years.
Eugene C Kollasch was born on Nov. 28, 1922, in Whittemore, the son of Charles R. and Anna (Laubenthal) Kollasch. Gene attended grade school and high school at Presentation Academy in Whittemore. 

Edward Fraser

Aug. 5, 1952 — Jan. 26, 2017
 
A celebration of life will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017, at Oakcrest Funeral Services in Algona. Visitation was held from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017, at Oakcrest Funeral Services. Inurnment will be held in Riverview Cemetery, Algona.
Edward John Fraser was born Aug. 5, 1952, in Algona, son of Ronald W. and Margaret M. (Wildin) Fraser. He grew up on a farm near Cylinder.

Robert Wilberg

March 25, 1928 — Jan. 10, 2017
 
A funeral service was held at 1 p.m., on Friday, Jan. 13, 2017, at Oakcrest Funeral Services, Algona, with the Rev. Chris Burnett officiating. Visitation was held one hour prior to the service from noon to 1 p.m., also at Oakcrest Funeral Services.
Robert Martin Wilberg was born in Fenton on March 25, 1928 (Passion Sunday) 10:35 a.m., at 8 ¼ pounds.  

Russel Drown

Dec. 16, 1927 — Jan. 21, 2017
 
Russel (Doc) O. Drown was born Dec. 16, 1927, to Clifford and Mae (Hauge) Drown in Fostoria. He graduated from the Milford High School in 1946. He then served two years in the U.S. Navy. He received his Chiropractic degree from the Logan Basic Chiropractic College, St. Louis Mo., in 1954. After interning in Iowa City for two years, he opened his practice in West Bend in 1956. 

Bill Foth

Oct. 31, 1929 — Jan. 21, 2017
 
Bill Foth, age 87, of Algona, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, at the Wellstead of Rogers Assisted Living in Rogers, Minn.  Mass of the Christian Burial was held Monday at St. Cecelia Catholic Church in Algona, with the Rev. Jeremy Wind celebrating.  Burial took place in Calvary Cemetery in Algona. 
William Henry Foth was born on Oct. 31, 1929, in Algona to Frank and Bianca Stebritz.  

Joyce A. Sankey

July 7, 1930 — Jan. 26, 2017
 
BRITT — Joyce A. Sankey, 86, of Britt died Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017, at the Hancock County Memorial Hospital in Britt.
Funeral services was held 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 31, at First Lutheran Church in Britt with the Rev. William Rosin officiating.  Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.
Visitation was held from 5-7 p.m., Monday at the Cataldo Funeral Home in Britt and resumed one hour prior to services at the church.

Debra (Madsen) Hovey

Oct. 10, 1969 — Jan. 24, 2017
 
A funeral service for Debra Lyn (Madsen) Hovey, 47, of Titonka, was held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017, at Good Hope Lutheran Church in Titonka.  Visitation was from 4-7 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, at Oakcrest Funeral Services in Titonka.

Irene Mayland

June 9, 1928 — Jan. 30, 2017
 
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Titonka.  Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 3, 2017, at Oakcrest Funeral Services, Titonka.  Interment will be in German Valley Cemetery.
Irene Emelyne Perry was born June 9, 1928, Southwest of Blue Earth, Minn., the fourth child, second daughter of Carl and Emma (Blome) Perry.

Rev. Patricia Connor

July 7, 1955 - January 26, 2017
 
Rev. Patricia Connor, age 61, of Livermore passed away on Jan. 26, 2017, at the Paula J. Baber Hospice House in Fort Dodge.  Memorial services will be held at a later date. Condolences may be left at www.lentzfuneralhome.com.

 

Dale McKibban

Sept. 17, 1931 — Jan. 26, 2017
 
Dale McKibban, age 85, of Livermore, passed away Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017, at Humboldt North Care Center in Humboldt. 
Mass of the Christian Burial was held on Monday, Jan. 30, 2017, at 11 a.m., at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Livermore with the Rev. Brian Danner celebrating. 

Ada Anderson

June 5, 1932 — Jan. 29, 2017
 
Ada Mae Anderson, age 84, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017, in Bancroft.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017, at Oakcrest Funeral Services in Bancroft, with the Rev. Samuel Belz officiating. Visitation was held from 4-7 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017, at Oakcrest Funeral Services in Bancroft.
Interment will be at Greenwood Cemetery.

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