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Arlin Lehmann

Arlin William Lehmann, 93, of Storm Lake, died Aug. 25, 2022, at the St. Luke Lutheran Home in Spencer. Funeral services will take place Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2022, at 10:30 a.m., at Grace Lutheran Church in Storm Lake. Burial will be in the Buena Vista Memorial Park Cemetery with military rites by Storm Lake AMVETS Post 66.

Funeral Notice: Thelma Mills

Funeral services for Thelma (Mrs. Charles) Mae Mills, 96, of Spencer, formerly of Sioux Rapids, will be conducted from 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 2, 2022, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Curtis Batschelet will officiate the service. Burial will be at North Lawn Memorial Park in Spencer. Mills passed away Monday, Aug. 29, 2022, at St. Luke Lutheran Home in Spencer. In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer memorials by sent to St. Luke Lutheran Home in Spencer.

Funeral Notice: Charles Leinen

A celebration of life public gathering for Charles “Chuck” Leinen, 76, of Spencer, will be conducted from 2-5 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 3, 2022, at The Highlands, 1211 St. Luke Drive, in Spencer. Leinen passed away Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022, at his home in Spencer. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to St. Croix Hospice. Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.

Leroy Dailey

Private family services for Leroy Dean Dailey, 83, of Spencer, will be conducted at a later date. Dailey passed away Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2022, at Ruthven Care Center in Ruthven.

Leroy, the son of David and Eleanor (Truelson) Dailey, was born Aug. 17, 1939, in West Bend. His childhood years were spent in the Havelock area where he attended school and graduated from Havelock High School in 1957.

Robert Hoeppner

Graveside services for Robert Henry Hoeppner, 82, of Spencer, formerly of Hartley, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2022, at Lone Tree Cemetery in Everly. Rev. Dan Taylor will officiate. Hoeppner passed away Thursday, Aug. 18, 2022, at Spencer Hospital.

Genevieve Bertness

Funeral services for Genevieve “Genny” Carol Bertness, 91, of Spencer, formerly of Arnolds Park, was conducted Monday, Aug. 22, 2022, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Linn Grove. Rev. Perry Aalgaard officiated the service. Interment was at Barnes Township Cemetery in Linn Grove.

Ellen Rohwer

Memorial service for Ellen May Watterson Rohwer, 93, of Sutherland, who passed away on Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022, at the Longhouse-Northshire in Spencer. Her memorial service will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 19, 2022, at the Church of Christ in Sutherland with Rev. John Erickson officiating. Private family burial will be at Waterman Cemetery in Sutherland.

She passed away on Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022, reaching the age of 93 years, seven months and 27 days.

Denny Evans

Denny Evans passed away on Aug. 2, 2022, at his home in New Caney, Texas. Denny was born on Oct. 10, 1945, in Spencer to Leland and Phyllis Evans and lived most of his adult life in the Houston area. After graduating from Spencer High School, Denny moved to Des Moines to attend college until he was drafted into the military where he was stationed in South Korea. When he returned he met and married Terri Hamrick in 1969.

Jim Erwin

Memorial services for Jim Henry Erwin, 90, of Spencer, will be conducted from 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, 2022, at the First Baptist Church in Spencer. Rev. Curtis Batschelet will officiate the service. Visitation will be conducted one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer. Erwin passed away Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022, at Longhouse Residence in Spencer.

Patricia Christenson

Funeral services for Patricia Christenson will be conducted at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 20, 2022, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Tim Hogan will officiate. Visitation will take place one hour prior to the funeral at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer. Private family interment will take place at a later date at St. Columbkille Cemetery in Varina.

Marion Roghair

Services for Marion Jacob Roghair, 91, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 18, 2022, at First English Lutheran Church in Spencer. Rev. Paul Kaldahl 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 North Lawn Memorial Park in Spencer. Military services will be conducted by American Legion Glen Pedersen Post 1 and VFW Clay County Post 414.

Rodney Nielsen

Rodney Lee Nielsen, of Chandler, Arizona, passed away on Wednesday, July 13, 2022, after a long struggle with Parkinson’s disease and Lewy body dementia.

Rod was born Aug. 10, 1934, in Ideal, South Dakota. His parents moved to Windom, Minnesota, the following year and he spent his childhood and youth helping on the family farm. He participated in 4-H, church activities, and high school basketball and baseball. He graduated from Windom High School in 1952.

Judy Orrison

A celebration of life for Judy Orrison, 76, will be held on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2022, at Clay County Regional Events Center in Spencer from 4-7 p.m. with private family committal services at a later time. The family requests in lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be directed to Clay County Fair Foundation, Abben Cancer Center, People for Pets, and First Congregational Church in Spencer. She passed away at her home on Aug. 5, 2022, surrounded by family.

David Meyer

The family of Spencer High School Class of 1964 grad and Iowa State alumni, David Lee Meyer invite you to celebrate his life.

Funeral Notice: Jim Erwin

Memorial services for Jim Erwin, 90, of Spencer, will be conducted from 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, 2022, at the First Baptist Church in Spencer. Rev. Curtis Batschelet will officiate the service. Visitation will be conducted one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer. Erwin passed away Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022, at Longhouse Residence in Spencer. In lieu of flowers, the family request donations to the charity of your choice in memory of Jim.

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.

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