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Bernard ‘Bernie’ Hoffrichter

Memorial services for Bernard “Bernie” Hoffrichter, 85, of Spencer, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Spencer. Rev. Tim Hogan will officiate. Visitation with the family will be from 5-7 p.m., Wednesday, at the Warner Funeral Home. Interment will be at North Lawn Memorial Park in Spencer.

Funeral Notice: Connie Sorbe

Funeral services for Connie Sorbe, 76, of Spencer, will be conducted from 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022, at the Warner Chapel in Spencer. Visitation will be conducted one hour prior to the service at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer. Burial will be at 1:30 p.m., at Buena Vista Memorial Park in Storm Lake following the lunch at Grace United Methodist Church. Sorbe passed away Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022, Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Funeral Notice: Donald Dau

Private family memorial services for Donald Dau, 86, of Hartley, will be conducted at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Hartley. Rev. Tim Hogan will officiate the service. A celebration of life public gathering will be conducted from 4-7 p.m., with the family present, on Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, at the church in Hartley. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in Ayrshire. Dau passed away Friday, Sept. 23, 2022, at his residence in Hartley.

Carol Douglas

Services for Carol V. Douglas, 86, of Spencer, formerly of Emmetsburg and Mallard, will be conducted at 11:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 23, 2022, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Tom Petersen will officiate the service. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services at Warner Funeral Home. Interment will be at 2:30 p.m., Friday, following a time of lunch and fellowship at the Wesley Room at Grace United Methodist Church in Spencer.

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.

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