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George Sperry

Funeral services were conducted for George Joseph Sperry, 94, on Thursday, Dec. 29, 2022, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. David Kendall-Sperry will officiate the service. Masonic services were conducted by Evening Shade Lodge No. 312 A.F. & A.M. and military services were led by American Legion — Glen Pedersen Post 1 and VFW Clay County Post 3159. Interment was conducted at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer.

Funeral Notice: Bryan Steven

Funeral services for Bryan Steven, 72, of Spencer, will be conducted from 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Visitation will be conducted one hour prior to the service at the chapel. Burial will be at a later date. Steven passed away Monday, Dec. 26, 2022, at his residence. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the American Diabetes Association or the American Cancer Society. Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.

Funeral Notice: John Sindt

Memorial services for John Sindt, 52, of Everly, will be conducted from 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023, at Warner Funeral Home in Everly. Visitation will be conducted one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will be at a later date. Sindt passed away Sunday, Dec. 25, 2022, at his residence. Warner Funeral Home of Everly is in charge of arrangements.

Joyce Muckey

Funeral services for Joyce Ann Muckey, 64, of Hartley, will be conducted at 10 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022, at First Baptist Church, in Spencer. Rev. Curtis Batchelet will officiate the service. Visitation will begin after 3 p.m., Friday, with the family present from 5-7 p.m., at the Warner Funeral Home of Spencer. Interment will be at Lone Tree Cemetery in Everly. Following the services at the graveside there will be a lunch served at the church

Ryan Long

Funeral services for Ryan Michael Long, 40, of Spencer, will be conducted from 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2022, at the Grace United Methodist Church in Spencer. Rev. Beth Odor will officiate the service. Visitation will be conducted at 3 p.m. Tuesday with family present from 5-7 p.m., at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer. Burial will be at a later date in Michigan City, Indiana. Long passed away Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022, at Spencer Hospital.

Arliss Fox

Arliss Kaye Fox, 78, of Cresco, passed away on Friday, Dec. 23, 2022, at her home in Cresco, surrounded by family.

Services for Arliss will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2022, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Cresco with Rev. John Elkin officiating. A visitation will be held at 10 a.m. for one hour prior to the start of the service. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer on Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2022, at 11 a.m.

Gene Eby

Funeral services for Gene LaRay Eby, 84, of Spencer, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 29, 2022, at Christ The King Lutheran Church, in Spencer. Rev. Michael McGinley will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at 5 p.m., Wednesday, with the family present from 5-7 p.m. at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer. Interment will be at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer. Military flag presentation will be hosted by the American Legion and VFW in Spencer.

Dick Downing

Dick Roy Downing, 79, of Okoboji and Ankeny, passed away on Dec. 18, 2022, surrounded by family.

 

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Funeral Notice: Vicki Heckroth

Funeral services for Vicki Heckroth, 61, of Peterson, will be conducted at 11 a.m., Friday, Dec. 30, 2022, at the Spirit Lake United Methodist Church. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services at the church. Burial will be conducted at a later date. Heckroth passed away Friday, Dec. 23, 2022, at her home in Peterson. Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.

Funeral Notice: Marcia Peters

Funeral services for Marcia Peters, 88, of Robins, formerly of Harris and Spencer, will be conducted from 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 19, 2022, at the First English Lutheran Church in Spencer. Rev. Paul Kaldahl will officiate the service. Visitation will be conducted one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be conducted at 2 p.m., Monday, at the Ocheyedan Township Cemetery. Peters passed away Thursday, Dec. 15, 2022, at Emery Place in Robins.

Funeral Notice: Ryan Long

Funeral services for Ryan Long, 40, of Spencer, will be conducted from 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2022, at the Grace United Methodist Church in Spencer. Rev. Beth Odor will officiate the service. Visitation will be conducted at 3 p.m. Tuesday with family present from 5-7 p.m., at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer. Burial will be at a later date. Long passed away Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022, at Spencer Hospital. Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.

Roger Faulkender

Roger Dean Faulkender, the son of Merle and Frances Faulkender, was born April 19, 1953, in Spencer. His childhood was spent in Fostoria and later graduated from Milford High School.

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Roger on Friday, Dec. 16, 2022, at the age of 69.

Gary Zinn

Gary D. Zinn, 79, of Milford, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 15, 2022, at Lakes Regional Healthcare in Spirit Lake. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022, at the Robinson Funeral Home in Spirit Lake. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service on Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will take place in the Pleasant View Cemetery in Hartley.

Funeral Notice: Martin Baedke

Funeral services for Martin Baedke, 85, of Savage, Minnesota, will be conducted from 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 17, 2022, at the First English Lutheran Church in Spencer. Rev. Michael Knox will officiate the service. Visitation with the family will be conducted from 3-6 p.m., Friday, at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer. Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery inn Terril. Baedke passed away Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022, at his residence in Savage.

Funeral Notice: Juan Martinez

Private family funeral services for Juan Fernando Martinez, 60, of Spencer, will be held at a later date in Great Bend, Kansas. Martinez passed away Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022, in Spencer. Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.

Craig Wampler

Craig Alan Wampler, 61, of Spencer, passed away on Nov. 26, 2022, after close to a yearlong battle with cancer.

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