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Jerald 'Jerry' Baier

Jerald “Jerry” Lamont Baier, 89, of Sioux Rapids, passed away Sunday, Feb. 12, 2023, at the Spencer Hospital in Spencer, following a courageous three-year battle with an aggressive cancer.

Funeral services will take place Saturday, Feb. 18, 2023, at 10:30 a.m. at the First United Church in Sioux Rapids. Burial will be in the Oakland Cemetery in Peterson. Visitation will be held Friday, Feb. 17, 2023, from 4-7 p.m. at the Sliefert Funeral Home in Sioux Rapids.

Funeral Notice: Renil Van Overbeke

Funeral services for Renil Van Overbeke, 97, of Marcus, formerly of Sutherland, will be conducted from 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, 2023, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hartley. Rev. Tim Hogan will officiate the service. Visitation will be conducted one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in Sutherland. Military services will be conducted by the American Legion Post 152. Van Overbeke passed away Sunday, Feb. 5, 2023, at Heartland Care Center in Marcus.

Funeral Notice: Lorraine Stulen

Graveside services for Lorraine Stulen, 85, of Spencer, will be conducted 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10, 2023, at Dickens Cemetery, in Dickens. Stulen passed away Monday, Feb. 6, 2023, at Spencer Hospital. Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.

Clara 'Sis’ Birchard

Funeral services for Clara “Sis” Lorraine Birchard, 96, of Spencer, will be conducted from 11 a.m., Friday, Feb. 3, 2023, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. David Ellenwood will officiate the service. Visitation will be conducted one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer. Birchard passed away Sunday, Jan. 29, 2023, at St. Luke Lutheran Home in Spencer.

Loretta Kendall

Funeral services for Loretta Kendall, 88, of Spencer, will be conducted from 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2023, at the First English Lutheran Church in Spencer. Rev. Paul Kaldahl will officiate the service. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m., Tuesday, with the family present, at the church. Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery in Terril. Kendall passed away Friday, Feb. 3, 2023, at Avera Heart Hospital in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Joanne Keyes

Joanne Keyes (Marie Morin), beloved mother, grandmother, and friend to many, sadly passed away at the age of 58 on Jan. 27, 2023.

Funeral Notice: Ronald McMillin

Ronald Allen McMillin, of Everly, passed away in his home Jan. 26, 2023. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2023, at 10:30 a.m., at Ruthven United Methodist Church, burial to follow at Crown Hill Cemetery in Ruthven.

Jan Stein

Memorial services for Jan Stein, 83, of Spencer, will be conducted from 10:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 6, 2023, at First English Lutheran Church in Spencer. Rev. Paul Kaldahl will officiate the service. Visitation with the family will be conducted from 3-5 p.m. Northlawn Memorial Park at a later dare.

Julie Brandt

Julie Kay Brandt, 63, of Marion, died on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023, from complications of leukemia. Her survivors include her husband, Blake Brandt; daughter, Molly Brandt of Minneapolis, Minnesota; brother, Steve Winther, of Midland, Texas; parents, Merlyn and Sonna Winther of Spencer; and niece and nephew, Sierra and Jordan, of Midland, Texas.

Funeral Notice: Marjorie Perren

Funeral services for Marjorie Perren, 90, of Spencer, will be conducted from 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2023, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Dale Hodges will officiate the service. Visitation will be conducted one hour prior to the services. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery. Perren passed away Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023, at her home in Spencer. Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.

Funeral Notice: Jim Eldridge

Memorial services for Jim Eldridge, 65, of Spencer, will be conducted from 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, 2023, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Brad Wallace will officiate the service. Visitation will be conducted from 4-7 p.m., Friday at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer. Eldridge passed away Sunday, Jan. 29, 2023, at Spencer Hospital. Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.

Kathryn Wede

Kathryn Joann Wede, the daughter of Emert and Kathryn (Schoelerman) Schoenewe was born April 1, 1937, in Spencer. Her childhood years were spent in the Everly area where she attended school and graduated from Everly High School in 1955.

Jean Paulsen

Funeral services for Jean Ann Paulsen, 87, of Emmetsburg, formerly of Spencer, will be conducted at 10 a.m., Friday, Jan. 27, 2023, at Bethany Lutheran Church in Emmetsburg. Rev. Peter Morlock will officiate the service. Visitation will be conducted beginning at 4 p.m., Thursday, at the church, with family present from 4-7 p.m. Burial will be at Lone Tree Cemetery in Everly. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Bethany Lutheran Sunday School in Emmetsburg.

Mary Lundt

Per her wishes, there will be no funeral services for Mary Elizabeth Lundt, 94, of Spencer. Memorials may be directed to her niece, Kristin Haviland, at 612 E. 18th St., Spencer, IA 51301 or The Department of the Blind in Des Moines.

Mary, the daughter of Joe A. and Jennie Lou (Stone) Barger, was born Jan. 18, 1929 in Edgewood. Her childhood years were spent in Edgewood, where she received her education, graduating in 1945. She later moved to Spencer.

Joyce Keller

Joyce Keller, 73, passed away at Sanford Health on Jan. 17, 2023, surrounded by her loving family.

Mass of Christian burial took place at 11 a.m., on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023, at St. Therese Catholic Church with a burial and luncheon to follow.

Doris Kalvig

Funeral services for Doris Marie Kalvig, 90, of Spencer, will be conducted at 11 a.m., Monday, Jan. 30, 2023, at the Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Peter Rosenkvest will officiate the service. Visitation will be on hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will be held at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer.

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