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Virginia Christensen

Services for Virginia Ann Christensen, 91, of Spencer, formerly of Royal, will be conducted Friday, Aug. 12, 2022, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, in Royal. Rev. Mark Wilms will officiate the service. Private family burial will take place at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer prior to the services at the church. Virginia passed away Sunday, Aug. 7, 2022, at Spencer Hospital.

Karen Grove

Karen Sue (Fowler) Grove, 81, passed away Aug. 9, 2022, at home in Grimes. A funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022, at 10:30 a.m., at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Williams with a tribute and luncheon to follow at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Webster City. Family and Friends are welcome to share their memories during Karen’s tribute.

Funeral Notice: Rodney Nielsen

Graveside services for Rodney Nielsen, 87, of Chandler, Arizona, will be conducted from 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022, at the Trimello Cemetery in rural Royal. Rev. Curtis Batschelet will officiate the service. Nielsen passed away Wednesday, July 13, 2021, at Grand Canyon Assisted Living Home in Chandler. In lieu of flowers, memorials in honor of Nielsen may be given to Music Mission Kiev or Gideon's International.

Linda Zech

Graveside services for Linda Lee Zech, 67, of Rock Rapids, formerly of Spencer, will be conducted at 10: 30 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022, at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer. Rev. Tom Petersen will officiate the service. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 9, at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer.

Linda (Fairchild) Zech passed away on Aug. 5, 2022, in Rock Rapids.

Sara Koepp

Sara Mae Higgins Koepp passed away Friday night, Aug. 5, 2022, in the skilled nursing facility (Accura) in Milford. Her family is thankful she is no longer suffering from the lymphoma she has battled since last year, and the complications of a recent compound fracture of her leg.

Sara was born on Dec. 20, 1935, to Chrystal Higgins and George O. Higgins of Webb, Iowa

Funeral Notice: Virginia Christensen

Services are pending for Virginia Christensen, 91, of Spencer, who passed away Sunday, Aug. 7, 2022, at Spencer Hospital. Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.

Karen Aasgaard

Karen Marie (Grafentin) Aasgaard, 69, of Lake Mills, died on Wednesday, July 27, 2022, at her home in Lake Mills.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 1, 2022, at Winnebago Lutheran Church, with Rev. Bill Peters officiating. Visitation will take place one hour prior to the service at the church on Monday.

Funeral Notice: Arlene Triplett

Memorial services for Arlene Triplett, 88, of Sutherland, will be conducted from 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 5, 2022, at the Bethel Lutheran Church in Sutherland. Rev. Brett Witmer will officiate the service. Visitation will be conducted one hour prior to the service at the church. Private family burial will be at Waterman Cemetery in Sutherland prior to the services at the church. Triplett passed away Thursday, July 28, 2022, at Community Memorial Health Center in Hartley.

Funeral Notice: Kathleen Remillard

Kathleen Remillard, 75, of Spencer, passed away Monday, July 25, 2022, at her home. She requests no services be held.

Funeral Notice: Carolyn Noll

Memorial services for Carolyn Noll, 84, of Spencer, will be conducted from 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5, 2022, at Zion United Methodist Church in rural Spencer. Visitation will be conducted one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be at Summit Township Cemetery at a later date. Noll passed away Saturday, July 30, 2022, at Spencer Hospital. Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.

Funeral Notice: Virginia ‘Ginger’ Kerr

Funeral services for Virginia “Ginger” Kerr, 64, of Spencer, will be conducted from 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022, at the St. Andrews United Methodist Church in Sanborn. Rev. Heather Kraai will officiate the service. Visitation will be conducted one hour prior to the service at the church. Private burial will be at a later date. Kerr passed away Saturday, July 2, 2022, at her residence in Lone Rock. Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.

Funeral Notice: Craig Cook

Memorial services for Craig Cook, formerly of Spencer, will be held on Aug. 6, 2022, at 10:30 a.m., at First English Lutheran Church in Spencer. Craig passed away in Houston, Texas, on Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022, at the age of 82 with family members present.

Funeral Notice: Wilma Mueller

Graveside services for Wilma Mueller, 95, of Spencer, are pending. Mueller passed away Thursday, July 21, 2022, at Spencer Hospital. Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.

Carol Koehlmoos

Funeral service for Carol Jean Koehlmoos, 81, of Spencer, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m., Monday, July 25, 2022, at Christ The King Lutheran Church in Spencer. Rev. Michael McGinley will officiate the service. Interment will be at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer.

Robert Jourdan Jr.

Robert J. Jourdan Jr., 88, of Olathe, Kansas, formerly of Spencer, passed away Tuesday, July 19, 2022.

He was married for 63 years to Virginia “Ginny” Jourdan who preceded him in death. He worked many years for Eaton Corp. before retiring and moving to Olathe to be near his grandchildren. He was a die-hard Buckeye to the grave.

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