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Funeral Notice: Bernard Fairchild

Memorial services for Bernard Fairchild, 86, of Spencer, will be conducted from 11 a.m. Monday, July 25, 2022, at the Faith Lutheran Church in Spencer. Visitation will be conducted from 1-3 p.m., Sunday, July 24, at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer. Burial will be at Lone Tree Cemetery in Sioux Rapids. Fairchild passed away Monday, July 4, 2022, at Spencer Hospital. Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.

Funeral Notice: Dwaine Bertsch

Private family services for Dwaine Bertsch, 90, of Spencer, will be conducted at a later date. Bertsch passed away Saturday, July 2, 2022, at his residence in Spencer. Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.

James Johannsen

Memorial services for James Edward Johannsen will be conducted at 10 a.m., Saturday, July 2, 2022, at Church of Christ in Sutherland. Rev. John Erickson will officiate the service. Military services will be conducted by American Legion Post No. 152 at Waterman Cemetery in Sutherland.

Donald Wickenhagen

Donald "Don" Jon Wickenhagen, 66, of Hospers, passed away Thursday, June 23, 2022, at Ava’s House Hospice in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 1, 2022, at the Greenwood-Schubert Funeral Home in Cherokee. Burial will be at Liberty Township Cemetery in rural Meriden. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Funeral Notice: Marilyn Meyer

A memorial service for Marilyn J. Meyer will be held on July 9, 2022, at 1 p.m., at Bethany Lutheran Church, 15 W. 14th St., in Spencer. A reception will follow. The family kindly asks for no flowers and masks are optional.

Funeral Notice: Marilyn DeWall

Funeral services for Marilyn DeWall, 86, of Spencer, was conducted Thursday, June 30, 2022, at the Warner Chapel in Spencer. Burial will be at Liberty Township Cemetery in rural Greenville. DeWall passed away Saturday, June 25, 2022, at St. Luke Lutheran Home. Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.

Funeral Notice: Carol Meyer

Graveside services for Carol Meyer, 80, of Spencer, will be conducted from 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 25, 2022, at North Lawn Memorial Park in Spencer. Meyer passed away Thursday, Dec., 2022, at home in Spencer. Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.

Donna Johnson

Donna Jean (Chaplin) Johnson, 82, of Waukee, formerly of Spencer, died peacefully with family at her bedside Monday, June 13, 2022. A celebration of life will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 6, 2022, at McLaren’s Resthaven Chapel in West Des Moines with family greeting friends from 10 a.m. until service time. Burial will follow at Resthaven Cemetery.

Mary Carroll

Mary Hanlon Coats Carroll, 92, born Dec. 4, 1929, and passed April 22, 2022, born and raised in Cherokee, graduating University of Iowa in 1951. She moved to Omaha, Nebraska, and married Dr. Ronald Rex Coats in 1952 and raised four children. Ronald passed away 1994. She remarried Josiah Carroll 1998, and lived in Spencer, where Joe passed away in 2012. She moved back to Omaha in 2017 and lived Immanuel Village Independent Living until her death.

Funeral Notice: Wanda Nelson

Memorial services for Wanda Wood Nelson, 85, of Spirit Lake, formerly of Spencer, will be conducted from 3 p.m. Saturday, June 25, 2022, at the First Congregational Church in Spencer. Burial will be conducted privately, prior to the services, at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer. Nelson passed away Sunday, April 24, 2022, at St. Luke Lutheran Home in Spencer. Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.

Funeral Notice: Nancy Lee Breffle

Nancy Lee Breffle, 83, of Sedalia, Missouri, passed away on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at her home. There will be no formal services.

Jan Chambers

Funeral services for Jan Chambers, 88, of Spencer, will be conducted from 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 14, 2022, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Spencer. Rev. Tim Hogan will officiate the service. Burial will be at the Riverside Cemetery in Spencer.

Carolyn Janette Chambers (Maguire) “Jan” passed gently away on June 8, 2022, at her home with her beloved brother, Robert (Bob) at her side.

Dwain Oviatt

Services for Dwain Marlin Oviatt, 88, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, June 16, 2022, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Spencer. Rev. Tim Hogan will officiate the service. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m., Wednesday, with the family present at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer. Burial will be Riverside Cemetery in Spencer.

Dennis Weisbrod

Funeral services for Dennis Wayne Weisbrod, 73, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, June 14, 2022, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Tonna Parsons will officiate the service. Military services will be conducted by American Legion Glen Pederson Post 1 and VFW Clay County Post No. 1 3159 in Spencer. Interment will be at Dickens Cemetery in Dickens.

Kendal Thompson

Kendal J. Thompson, 67, passed away on Sunday, June 5, 2022, at Prairie Lakes Hospital in Watertown, South Dakota. Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 9, 2022, at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in De Smet, South Dakota. Rev. Richard Baumberger will be the celebrant.

Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 8, 2022, at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in De Smet, South Dakota.

Funeral Notice: Dennis Weisbrod

Funeral services for Dennis Weisbrod, 73, of Dickens, will be conducted from 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 14, 2022, at the Warner Chapel in Spencer. Visitation will begin at 5 p.m., Monday, with the family present from 5-7 p.m., at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer. Burial will be at Dickens Cemetery in Dickens. Weisbrod passed away Thursday, June 9, 2022, at St. Luke Lutheran Home in Spencer. Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.

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