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Funeral Notice: Douglas ‘Herm’ Berger

Douglas "Herm" Berger, 60, of Ruthven, passed away Friday, Nov. 3, 2023, at the Palo Alto County Hospital in Emmetsburg. Visitation will be held Monday, Nov. 13, from 4-7 p.m. at the Martin-Mattice Funeral Home in Ruthven. A funeral service will be Tuesday, Nov. 14, at 10:30 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church with Rev. Peter Morlock officiating. Burial will be at Crown Hill Cemetery in Ruthven. Arrangements by Martin-Mattice Funeral Home in Ruthven.

Funeral Notice: Charles Anderson

Funeral services for Charles Anderson, 68, of Webb, were conducted Monday, Nov. 13, 2023, at Trinity United Methodist Church, in Webb. Rev. Kari Etherington officiated the service. Burial was at Garfield Cemetery in Webb. Anderson passed away Thursday, Nov. 9, 2023, at home. Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.

Shannon Manwarren

Funeral services for Shannon Lee Manwarren, 51, of Spencer, will be conducted at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10, 2023, at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer. Visitation with the family will be from 4-6:30 p.m., Friday at the funeral home. Manwarren passed away on Friday, Nov. 3, 2023, at Mercy One in Waterloo from a cardiac event.

Lois Knight

Funeral services for Lois Knight, 84, of Spencer, will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, 2023, at Warner Chapel, in Spencer. Rev. Tonna Parsons will officiate the service. Visitation will begin one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will be at Liberty Cemetery in Greenville. She passed away Sunday, Nov. 5, 2023, at St. Luke Lutheran Home in Spencer.

Funeral Notice: Bill Welle

Funeral services for Bill Welle, 80, of Leawood, Kansas, formerly of Spencer, will be conducted at 1:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 10, 2023, at Faith Lutheran Church, in Spencer. Pastor Ben Unseth will officiate at the service. Visitation will be one hour before the service at the church. Interment will be at North Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Spencer. Welle passed away Friday, Nov. 3, 2023, at Kansas City Hospice House in Kansas City, Missouri.

Funeral Notice: Robert ‘Bob’ Pena

Funeral services for Robert “Bob” Pena, 90, of San Fernando, California, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, 2023, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, in Spencer. Rev. Kevin Richter will officiate at the service. Visitation will be one hour before the service at the church. Interment will be at Oakland Cemetery in Peterson. Pena passed away Monday, Oct. 23, 2023, at Providence Holy Cross Hospital in Mission Hills, California.

Roger Johnson

Roger Lee Johnson was the son of Darrell Johnson and Delores (Smith) Klatt. He was born on Au. 5, 1954, at the Spencer Hospital. He grew up in the Webb area. He was baptized and a member of First Baptist Church in Webb. Roger started school in Webb and graduated from South Clay at Gillett Grove in 1973. After graduating he lived in the Webb area, some with his Grandmother Smith while working in Spencer.

Glenda Steffen

Glenda K. Steffen, 77, of Royal, Minneapolis and Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho, passed away peacefully on Nov. 2, 2023.

Preceded in death by husband Fredric Hansen; parents, Alfred and Bernice Steffen; sister, Betty Nattress.

Survived by sisters, Marilan Nielsen, LaRae Helseth, Sally Blom, Jacquelyn Lumber; many nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.

Funeral Service: Shannon Manwarren

Funeral services for Shannon Manwarren, 51, of Spencer, will be conducted at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10, 2023, at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer. Visitation with the family will be from 4-6:30 p.m., Friday at the funeral home. Manwarren passed away Friday, Nov. 3, 2023, at Mercy One in Waterloo. Warner Funeral Home of Everly is in charge of arrangements.

Funeral Service: Lois Knight

Funeral services for Lois Knight, 84, of Spencer, will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, 2023, at Warner Chapel, in Spencer. Rev. Tonna Parsons will officiate the service. Visitation will begin one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will be at Liberty Cemetery in Greenville. Woods passed away Sunday, Nov. 5, 2023, at St. Luke Lutheran Home in Spencer. Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.

Funeral Notice: Dean Ricker

Funeral services for Dean Ricker, 96, of Spirit Lake, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5, 2023, at First Congregational Church in Peterson. Rev. Michael Hyde will officiate the service. Visitation will be Saturday, with family present to receive friends from 4-6 p.m., at the Warner Funeral home. Burial will be at Oakland Cemetery in Peterson. Ricker passed away Sunday, Oct. 29, 2023, at his residence. Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.

Charles Knight

Charles W. Knight, 84, of Danville, Pennsylvania, died on Oct. 21, 2023, at the Geisinger Medical Center in Danville after suffering a stroke. He was born on the family farm in rural Jonesboro, Indiana, on July 5, 1939, a son of the late Thurlow Bennett Knight II and Cora (Marvin) Knight.

Karen Jackson

Funeral services for Karen Louise Jackson, 85, of Dickens, will be conducted at 11 a.m., Friday, Nov. 3, 2023, at Grace United Methodist Church, in Spencer.

Burial will be conducted at 9:30 a.m., Friday prior to the service at Fairview Cemetery in Langdon

She passed away Monday, Oct. 30, 2023, at Keelson Harbor in Spirit Lake.

Erma Jean (Jarnagan) Heinrichs

Erma Jean “Jean” (Jarnagan) Heinrichs, daughter of William Fred and Flossie (Shearer) Jarnagan, was born April 16, 1927, in Ames. She spent her childhood years in Kearney, Nebraska graduating from high school in 1945.

Donald Tillis

Funeral services for Donald Dean Tillis, 92, of Spencer, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2023, at First English Lutheran Church in Spencer. Rev. Paul Kaldahl will officiate the service. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Aurelia. He passed away on Sunday, Oct. 29, 2023, at Spencer Hospital.

Steven Kunert

Steven Robert Kunert, 65, of Cedar Rapids, passed away on Friday, Oct. 20, 2023, due to heart failure. A private interment will take place at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer at a later date.

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