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Eldon Kopel

Memorial services for Eldon Anthony Bernette Kopel, 95, of Spencer, will be conducted at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Spencer. Rev. Tim Hogan will officiate the service. Private interment will occur at a later date.

Eldon died Thursday evening Sept. 15, 2022, in the presence of his family. He was the best son, brother, father, grandfather, uncle, friend and neighbor one could ever hope to have.

Funeral Notice: Lois Johnson

Services for Lois Ann Johnson, 90, of Everly, will be conducted at 11:30 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022, at the Hap Ketelsen Center, in Everly. Rev. Mike Eeten will officiate the service. Visitation will be conducted one hour prior to the service. Burial will be at Lone Tree Cemetery in Everly at a later date. Johnson passed away Thursday, Aug. 25, 2022, at Northshire Residence in Spencer. In lieu of flowers, donate to a memorial fund in Lois’ name.

Kenneth Ricklefs

Services for Kenneth Duane Ricklefs, 90, were conducted Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022, at Faith Lutheran Church in Spencer. Rev. Ben Unseth officiated the service. Interment was conducted at Silver Lake Cemetery in Ayrshire.

Rhonda Wenck

Services for Rhonda Kae (Swanson) Wenck, 72, will be conducted at 1 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022, at Hope Reformed Church in Spencer. Rev. Perry DeGroot will officiate the service. Visitation will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, at the church. Interment will be at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer.

Ronald Skelton

Services for Ronald Cross Skelton, 78, of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, formerly of Webb, will be conducted at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022, at First Baptist Church in Spencer. Rev. Curtis Batschelet will officiate the service. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Military services will be conducted by VFW Clay County Post 3159 and American Legion — Glen Pedersen Post 1.

Lois Johnson

Services for Lois Ann (Rauhauser) Johnson will be conducted at 11:30 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022, at the Hap Ketelsen Center in Everly. Warner Funeral Home has information posted.

Donald Andresen

Donald Fred Richard Andresen, 84, of Spirit Lake, formerly of Keystone, was called to heaven on Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2022, from Keelson's Harbour Assisted Living where he and wife, Norma, reside.

Funeral Notice: Ruth Vail

Services for Ruth Ann Vail, 95, of Spencer, will be conducted from 11 a.m., Monday, Sept. 12, 2022, at the Bethany Lutheran Church in Spencer. Rev. Ben Unseth will officiate the service. Visitation will be conducted one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be at Lone Tree Cemetery in Sioux Rapids at a later date. Vail passed away Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2022, at Northshire Residence. Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.

Funeral Notice: Dale and Bert Nelson

Memorial services for Dale and Bert Nelson, of Terril, will be conducted from 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2022, at the United Methodist Church in Terril. Rev. Darrell Boe will officiate the service. Visitation will be conducted from 5-7 p.m. on Monday with family present at Warner Funeral Home. Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery in Terril. The Nelsons passed away Monday, Sept. 5, 2022, in Rochester, Minnesota. Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.

Harold Kierscht

Funeral Services for Harold Kierscht, 85, of Denison, will be held 10:30 a.m., Monday, Sept. 12, 2022, at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Denison with burial in Crawford Heights Memory Gardens in Denison. The Huebner Funeral Home in Denison is in charge of arrangements where friends may call from 3-5 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 11, with a prayer service at 5 p.m.

He passed away Tuesday. Sept. 6, 2022, at Gracewell-Eventide Lutheran Home in Denison.

Rosemary Sackett

Honorable Judge Rosemary Shaw Sackett was born on Jan. 17, 1940, to Frank William Shaw and Irene Catherine Shaw (ne Rafferty) in Fort Dodge. She was raised in Pocahontas and called Iowa home for the rest of her life.

Shirley Peters

Services for Shirley Mae Peters, 92, were conducted at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2022, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Dan Taylor officiated the service. Interment was at Lone Tree Cemetery in Everly, Iowa.

Marilyn Bentley

Marilyn Ruth Peck McClintock Bentley passed peacefully into eternal life on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022. A celebration of life service will be held Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022, at 11 a.m., at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Rembrandt, followed by a reception with the family. A graveside service will also be held that afternoon at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer.

Funeral Notice: Heidi Schoorman

Public visitation for Heidi Schoorman, 51, of Spencer, will be conducted from 1-3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022, with the family present at the Warner Funeral Home in Spencer. Graveside services will be conducted at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, following the visitation, at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer. Schoorman passed away Thursday, Aug. 26, 2022, at her home in Spencer. Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.

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.

Funeral Notice: Dixie Kanago

Funeral services for Dixie Kanago, 100, of Spencer, will be conducted from 10:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 2, 2022, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Curtis Batschelet will officiate the service. Visitation will be conducted one hour prior to the service. Kanago passed away Monday, Aug. 29, 2022, at St. Luke Lutheran Home in Spencer. Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.

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