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Katie Kramer

April 7, 1926 — Dec. 4, 2016

Zeno Reising

Oct. 2, 1936 — Dec. 4, 2016
 
ALGONA — Zeno Reising, age 80, of Algona, passed away on Sunday Dec. 4, 2016, at his home. Mass of the Christian Burial was held on Wednesday, Dec. 7, at St. Cecelia Catholic Church in Algona, with the Rev. Ed Girres celebrating. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery in Algona. 

William J. Elbert, Sr.

July 25, 1934 — Nov. 25, 2016
 
William J. “Bill” Elbert, Sr., awesome husband, dad, grandpa, great grandpa, brother, uncle, friend, proud veteran, police officer and pioneering probation officer passed away on Nov. 25, 2016, at the age of 82. 
Bill will always be remembered for being an honest and compassionate person who cared deeply for his fellow human beings, especially those he considered “underdogs.”

Rosemary Hutchison

Rosemary Hutchison, 65, of Wallingford, passed away on Nov. 29, 2016, at Avera Holy Family Hospital in Estherville.
Funeral services were held at 5:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, at Nazareth Lutheran Church in Armstrong. Henry-Olson Funeral Home of Estherville was in charge of arrangements.

Marlene Stenzel

Feb. 24, 1932 — Nov. 24, 2016
 
Marlene Stenzel, age 84, of Burt, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016, at the Mary Greeley Medical Center in Ames. 
Funeral services were held on Monday Nov. 28, 2016, at the Burt Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Dr. Glenn Wilson officiating. Burial was held in the Burt Township Cemetery.  

Jerry K. Frank

June 10, 1941 — Nov. 26, 2016
 
Jerry K. Frank, 75, of Algona died Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016, at the Kossuth Regional Health Center in Algona. 
A Mass of Christian Burial for Jerry Frank will be held on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, at 10:30 a.m., at St. Cecelia’s Catholic Church, 715 East North Street in Algona with the Rev. Edward Girres officiating. Burial will take place at St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery in Wesley.

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. 

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