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Marjorie Alice Person

May 25, 1929 - May 5, 2024

Lorraine Marie Berg

March 22, 1929 - May 4, 2024

A funeral service for Lorraine Berg will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 10, 2024, at First United Methodist Church in Algona with Pastor Russ Jacobsen officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. A committal service will be held at Swea Township Cemetery, rural Swea City.

Judith Ann Rosenmeyer

December 31, 1941 - May 3, 2024

A funeral Mass for Judith Ann Rosenmeyer will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, May 10, 2024, at Divine Mercy Parish – St. Joseph Catholic Church in Wesley. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, May 9 at Divine Mercy Parish – St. Joseph Catholic Church in Wesley. Burial will be held in the St. Benedict Catholic Cemetery following the Mass.

Lore Lin Kabrick

October 14, 1954 - April 23, 2024

Lore Lin Kabrick, 69 of St. Joe, passed away Tuesday, April 23, 2024, at the Kossuth Regional Health Center.

Lore was born in Fort Hood, Texas as an Army brat who relocated several times across the United States and Germany until returning to Algona in 1963. While attending school in Algona, she nurtured her love of theater by participating in drama club and often being awarded the lead role in school productions.

Vickey LaRae Simonson

October 6, 1961 - April 15, 2023

Vickey LaRae Simonson, 62, of Shawnee, Okla. passed away on April 15, 2024, after a long health battle.

Vickey was born on Oct. 6, 1961, to Stan Simonson and Shirley Trollinger in Emmetsburg.

After graduating from high school, she continued her education through Oklahoma City Community College to obtain her degree in Business.

James "Jim" P. Elbert

April 23, 1938 - April 25, 2024

Ashley Rae Marlow

October 4, 1996 - April 22, 2024

Ashley Marlow, 27 of Burt, passed away Monday, April 22, 2024, at her home. Funeral services were Monday, April 29 at 10:30 a.m. at the Burt Presbyterian Church in Burt. Services were livestreamed via Lentz Funeral Home’s website. Interment took place at Burt Township Cemetery in Burt. Visitation was Sunday, April 28 from 3 - 5 p.m. at the Burt Presbyterian Church in Burt. Services were entrusted to Lentz Funeral Home of Burt.

Linda Ann Bonnett

June 14, 1951 - April 21, 2024

A funeral service was held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 23, 2024, at Oakcrest Funeral Services. Burial was held in East Lawn Cemetery. Visitation was held one hour prior to the funeral service.

Linda Ann Bonnett was born June 14, 1951, in Algona; daughter of Robert and Loretta (Johnson) Bonnett. She grew up in Algona and graduated from Algona High School.

Barbara Jo Ann Merkle

October 20, 1964 - April 14, 2024

A memorial service for Barb and her father, Chuck, was held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, April 19, 2024, at the Lu Verne United Methodist Church. Burial was held in the Lu Verne Township Cemetery. Visitation was held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 18 at the Lu Verne United Methodist Church.

Charles Arthur Merkle

October 6, 1940 - April 14, 2024

A memorial service for Chuck and his daughter, Barb, was held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, April 19, 2024, at the Lu Verne United Methodist Church. Burial was held in the Lu Verne Township Cemetery. Visitation was held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 18 at the Lu Verne United Methodist Church.

Brian LeRoy Janssen

August 30, 1978 - April 7, 2024

A Celebration of Life for Brian LeRoy Janssen, 45, of Titonka was held Sunday, April 14, 2024, at the Buffalo Creek Activity Center in Titonka. There was a “Last Call” at 5 p.m. conducted by the Titonka Fire Department.

Brian LeRoy Janssen was born Aug. 30, 1978, in Algona, son of LeRoy and Barbara (Torrence) Janssen. He grew up near Sexton attending Algona schools. He was married to Allie Ebaugh on April 28, 2012, in Ponce Inlet, Fla.

Leroy "Jr." Henry Thilges

May 19, 1942 - April 11, 2024

Funeral Mass for Leroy “Jr.” H. Thilges, 81, of Algona, will be held 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 18, 2024, at Divine Mercy Parish - St. Cecelia Catholic Church in Algona. Burial will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in St. Joseph. A Visitation was held on Wednesday, April 17, 2024, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Oakcrest Funeral Services in Algona with a rosary to be recited by the Knights of Columbus starting at 6:45 p.m.

Emmaline May Sewick

May 9, 1933 - April 9, 2024

A funeral service for Emmaline May “Emmy” Sewick, 90, of Algona, was held Wednesday, April 17, 2024, at 10:30 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Algona. Burial was in Riverview Cemetery in Algona.

Emmaline May “Emmy” Sewick was born May 9, 1933, in Whittemore, daughter of Werner H. and Emma A. (Ostwald) Gade. She grew up in West Bend graduating from West Bend High School. Emmy was united in marriage to Ray Sewick on Nov. 14, 1954, in West Bend.

Eileen Elizabeth O'Brien

November 19, 1944 - January 1, 2024

Eileen Elizabeth O’Brien, daughter of Frances (Hurley) and Edmund O’Brien, was born on Nov. 19, 1944, in Whittemore and died on Jan. 1, 2024, in Milwaukee, Wis. Beloved by all who were blessed to know her, Eileen was a pillar of her family, her community, and her church. Eileen led by example, demonstrating an enormous heart, humility, and service in every aspect of her life as a faithful steward of God’s grace.

Kim Wegener

Kim M. Wegener

June 22, 1966 - April 10, 2024
 

 Kim Marie Wegener was born June 22, 1966, in Emmetsburg, the daughter of Dale and Lois (Naugle) Wegener. She was baptized at the Congregational Church and confirmed at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Emmetsburg. She graduated in 1984 from Emmetsburg High School. She continued her education at Iowa Lakes Community College, graduating with a journalism degree.

Sister Jeanette McCarthy

August 9, 1938 - April 8, 2024

Sister Jeanette McCarthy, 85, died on Monday, April 8, 2024, at the Sisters Presentation in Dubuque. A funeral Mass will be held at the Sisters of the Presentation Community on Monday, April 15 at 11 a.m. with visitation beginning at 9 a.m. There will be a luncheon followed by burial. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Sisters of the Presentation, 2360 Carter Road, Dubuque, IA 52001.

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