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Doris Fisher
Doris Fisher

December 23, 1929 - January 13, 2021

Doris Fisher, age 91, of Osage, died Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at her home in Osage. A private family funeral service will be held Friday, January 22, 2021 at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Osage with Rev. Cindy S. Krause officiating. Burial will be at the St. Ansgar Cemetery in St. Ansgar, Iowa. Visitation for family and friends will be held on...

James A. Urbatsch
James A. Urbatsch

August 8, 1941 - January 12, 2021

James Allan Urbatsch of rural Osage, Iowa, passed away in his 80th year on Tuesday, January 12, 2021, after surviving COVID-19, at Mitchell County Regional Health Center while under Hospice Care. He was the second child, after brother Gene, of Wilbur and Pearl (Bublitz) Urbatsch. He will be remembered for his hard enterprising work, integrity...

Robert Mayer
Robert Mayer

February 21, 1926 - January 10, 2021

Robert Mayer died on Sunday, January 10, 2021 at the Stacyville Community Nursing Home. Private Family Services will be held on Saturday, January 16, 2021 @ Visitation Catholic Church. Burial will be at Visitation Cemetery. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Robert was born to Art and Frances (Meyer) Mayer in Mitchell County. He attended Visitation...

Michael Gregory Dieterich
Michael Gregory Dieterich

November 2, 1951 - January 9, 2021

Michael Gregory Dieterich, 69, of Burlington, Iowa died peacefully at the Great River Health System Hospice Home in Burlington on Saturday, January 9, 2021, surrounded by his loving wife. Mike was born November 2, 1951, in Mason City, Iowa, as the second son to Fred and Ardis (Maakestad) Dieterich. Mike was baptized and confirmed at Rock Creek Lutheran Church...

Dixie Lee Deets
Dixie Lee Deets

June 11, 1939 - January 8, 2021

Dixie Lee Deets, age 81, of Mason City died Friday, January 8, 2021 at MercyOne North Iowa. She spent her last hours surrounded by her loving husband and daughters. Due to Covid-19, private family services will be held Friday, January 15 at 1:00 pm at Champion Funeral Home, Osage, IA, with burial at Memorial Park Cemetery in Mason City. Dixie was...

Glenn Lee Van Sabben
Glenn Lee Van Sabben

December 12, 2002 - January 6, 2021

Glenn Lee Van Sabben, 18, of Northwood, Iowa passed away at his home on January 6, 2021. Glenn was born on December 12, 2002 in Mason City, Iowa, the son of Michael and Amy. Waiting at home was his big sister Taylor. Glenn was a senior at Northwood-Kensett High School. During his short time here, Glenn made an impression on so many...

Raymond Leroy Borcherding
Raymond Leroy Borcherding

October 6, 1923 - January 6, 2021

St. Ansgar, Iowa Raymond Leroy Borcherding, age 97 of St. Ansgar, Iowa passed away peacefully Wednesday January 6, 2021 at the St. Ansgar Good Samaritan Society. A private family funeral will be held at 11:00 a.m. On Monday, January 11, 2021 at the First Lutheran Church in St. Ansgar with Rev. Christopher Staley officiating. Burial will take place at St. Ansgar...

William (Bill) P. Shaffer
William (Bill) P. Shaffer

June 9, 1939 - December 30, 2020

William (Bill) P. Shaffer, 81, of St Ansgar, Iowa passed away December 30, 2020 at MercyOne in Waterloo. Visitation will be Friday, January 8, 2021 from 5-7pm at Schroeder & Sites Funeral Home in St Ansgar, Iowa. A memorial service is planned for a later date this spring at Behr Funeral Home in Dubuque, Iowa. Bill was born June 9, 1939 in Dubuque, the son of William and...

Gerhard &quote;Gary&quote; Harold Hartwig
Gerhard "Gary" Harold Hartwig

April 2, 1943 - December 26th, 2020

Gerhard "Gary" Harold Hartwig, Grafton, passed away December 26th, 2020. A private family funeral service will be held Thursday, December 31st at the First Shell Rock Lutheran Church in Northwood. Gary was born April 2, 1943 to Harold and Verna Hartwig. Gary graduated from St. Ansgar High School in 1961. He was married to Jean (Hofland) for 57 years. They had...

Lodema Ann Cockrum
Lodema Ann Cockrum

November 6, 1943 - December 26, 2020

Lodema Ann Cockrum, age 77, of Osage, passed away at Mitchell County Regional Health Center in Osage on Saturday, December 26, 2020. Due to government regulations regarding the coronavirus, private family services will be held at Life Church with Pastor Steven White officiating. A gathering to celebrate Lodema and Jim's life will be held at a later date. Lodema was...

Marjorie Schroeder
Marjorie Schroeder

March 10, 1933 - December 24, 2020

Marjorie was AMAZING! She was LOVED by all! Marjorie (Nack) Schroeder, 87, of Stacyville was born March 10, 1933 in Grafton, Iowa at home to Carl and Esther (Tesch) Nack and passed away December 24, 2020 in Mason City, Iowa at the Hospice of North Iowa. She was the fourth of five children. She attended school in St. Ansgar. She met the love her life Robert Schroeder in...

Eric Andrew Hackenmiller
Eric Andrew Hackenmiller

February 21, 1975 - December 18, 2020

On Friday, December 18, 2020 Eric Andrew Hackenmiller, loving husband and father of three sons passed away due to injuries sustained from a vehicle accident on December 8th. Funeral Mass will be held 10:30 a.m. On Wednesday, December 23 at Visitation Catholic Church in Stacyville with Father Raymond Burkle officiating. Visitation will be the day before from...

Bernice Ann Foell
Bernice Ann Foell

February 17, 1926 - December 16, 2020

Bernice Ann Foell, 94, of Grafton formally of Plymouth, died December 16, 2020, at Good Samaritan Center in St. Ansgar, IA. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. On December 21, 2020, at Champion Funeral Home in Osage with Pastor Solveig A.H. Zamzow officiating. Visitation will be take place an hour before the funeral. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery in Mason...

Delbert Lee Jensen
Delbert Lee Jensen

March 19, 1940 - December 15, 2020

Delbert Lee Jensen passed away at the Good Samaritan Center in St. Ansgar, Iowa on December 15, 2020. Delbert was born on March 19, 1940 to Gerhardt and Clarine Jensen in Estherville, IA. His dad was a barber in Graettinger and Delbert enjoyed telling the story of how his first job was shining shoes in the shop for $.25 a pair. Delbert was married to Gail Kummerfeldt on...

Frances M. Heuton
Frances M. Heuton

January 10, 1930 December 14, 2020

Frances (Fran) Mae Heuton, age 90, of Osage died Monday, December 14, 2020, of natural causes. She was surrounded by her family and loved ones, and is now with Our Lord and Savior. Per Frances's wishes cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Fran was born in Ross, Iowa on January 10, 1930 the daughter of Raymond and Fannie Kester. She was...

Keith D. Campbell
Keith D. Campbell

February 14, 1940 - December 14, 2020

Keith Donald Campbell, age 80, of Osage died Monday, December 14, 2020, at Stacyville Community Nursing Home in Stacyville. Cremation has taken place. Private family services will be held at a later date. Keith was born at home, near Osage, Iowa, on February 14, 1940, the son of Donald and Florence (Cobeen) Campbell. He attended school in Osage and graduated from...

Bryan Glen Gast
Bryan Glen Gast

October 29, 1958 - December 13, 2020

Bryan Glen Gast, 62, passed away on Sunday, December 13, 2020 at MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center in Mason City after having acquired the Covid-19 Virus. Bryan was born on October 29, 1958 in Osage, Iowa to parents Birney and Betty (Williams) Gast. A private funeral service will be held on Friday, December 18, 2020 at Champion Funeral Home. Burial will be at...

Margaret Mary Klingsporn
Margaret Mary Klingsporn

June 26, 1923 - December 13, 2020

Margaret Mary Klingsporn "Nana", 97 of St. Ansgar, Iowa, went home to be with Jesus on Dec. 13, 2020. A life fully lived; a love fully shared. A thousand pages would never capture but a heartbeat of her impact in the lives of those who knew her. Throughout her entire life she held an unwavering faith in God, which she shared with those who surrounded her. She was...

Allan John Krahenbuhl
Allan John Krahenbuhl

October 20, 1947 - December 11, 2020

Allan John Krahenbuhl, 73, passed away Friday, December 11, 2020, at Mayo Health Hospital in La Crosse, WI. He was born October 20, 1947, to Roscoe and Mabel (Torney) Krahenbuhl, in Mason City, Iowa. Allan grew up on farms in Iowa and Wisconsin prior to starting his construction career with his older brothers Lynn and Larry. He obtained the status of Master Builder...

Vallejo &quote;Joe&quote; Bullis
Vallejo "Joe" Bullis

August 21, 1925 - December 9, 2020

Vallejo "Joe" Bullis, formerly of Osage, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, December 9, at St. Ansgar's Good Samaritan Home, at the age of 95. Graveside services will be held at 10 am on Saturday, December 12, at the First Lutheran Cemetery in St. Ansgar. Joe was born August 21, 1925, at Nashua, the son of Monroe Bullis and Clara (Keith) Bullis. In 1932...

Linda M. Stoner
Linda M. Stoner

November 21, 1944 - December 8, 2020

Linda May Stoner, age 76, of Manchester/Osage passed away on December 8, 2020. Services will be held at a later date. Linda was born on November 21, 1944, in Osage. The daughter of Clayton and Jeannette (Wetter) Chinnery. Linda was raised in the Charles City area and graduated from Charles City High School. She also graduated from Hamilton Business College in Mason...

Jim L. Cockrum
Jim L. Cockrum

August 3, 1940 - December 7, 2020

Jim L. Cockrum, age 80, of Osage, passed away at his home on Monday, December 7, 2020. Due to government regulations regarding the coronavirus, private family graveside services will be held at Rock Creek Cemetery with Pastor David A. Werges officiating. A gathering to celebrate Jim's life will be held at a later date. Jim was born August 3, 1940, in Osage, the son...

Kenneth Charles Duenow
Kenneth Charles Duenow

February 11, 1920 - December 5, 2020

Kenneth Charles Duenow passed away at the Good Samaritan Center in St. Ansgar, Iowa on December 5, 2020. Kenneth, age 100, was born on February 11, 1920, to Carl and Edna Duenow and was the 3rd oldest of eight children. Kenneth graduated high school in 1937 from St. Ansgar. He courted and married Shirley (Palmer) Duenow on September 27, 1941. Kenneth and Shirley had 1...

Norma Jean Salier
Norma Jean Salier

November 21, 1935 - December 4, 2020

Norma Jean Salier, age 85, of Nora Springs, IA, died Friday, December 4, 2020, at Nora Springs Care Center in Nora Springs, Iowa. She was the youngest child of three sons and four daughters, born to Marinus and Freda (Nielsen) Petersen. Norma Jean was born on her parent's farm near Swaledale. On November 21, 1935. She was baptized and confirmed in the...

Sue Warburton
Sue Warburton

April 10, 1964 - December 2, 2020

Sue Warburton, 56, of Northwood, died Wednesday, December 2, 2020, at her home in Northwood. Private Family Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, December 9, 2020, at Champion Funeral Home in Osage, with Pastor Bruce Kaltwasser officiating. Burial will take place at a later date. Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. To 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, December...

Henry &quote;Junior&quote; Allen Boerjan, Jr.
Henry "Junior" Allen Boerjan, Jr.

October 15, 1937 - December 1, 2020

St. Ansgar, Iowa – Henry "Junior" Allen Boerjan, Jr., died on December 1, 2020 at the Osage Rehabilitation and Health Care, Osage. Funeral service will be on Saturday, December 5, 2020 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, St. Ansgar, at 10:00 a.m., with Rev. Mark Squire officiating. Burial will be in the Immanuel Cemetery, St. Ansgar. Visitation will be held from 4 – 6 at...

Joan Elizabeth (Rohne) Rockafellow
Joan Elizabeth (Rohne) Rockafellow

April 1, 1934 - November 29, 2020

Joan Elizabeth (Rohne) Rockafellow, age 86, passed away on November 29, 2020 at Good Samaritan Center in St. Ansgar, Iowa. Joan was born on April 1, 1934 to Haakon and Juanita (Thompson) Rohne in Osage, Iowa. While roller skating at the local rink, Joan met the "love of her life", Dale E. Rockafellow. Joan and Dale were united in marriage on November 14, 1954. To this union...

Glen E. Heinzerling
Glen E. Heinzerling

March 28, 1933 - November 29, 2020

Glen E. Heinzerling, 87, of Osage, died Sunday, November 29, 2020, at Osage Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center in Osage. Private Family Graveside Services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, December 4, 2020, at Oak Grove Cemetery in Mitchell with Pastor David Werges officiating. Visitation will be from 11:30 a.m. To 12:30 p.m. Friday at the Champion Funeral Home. Due to...

Clarice Mae Hagen
Clarice Mae Hagen

November 29, 2020

Clarice Mae Hagen, 86, died peacefully on Sunday, November 29, 2020 under hospice care. While we are thankful for her peace, we shall miss this beautiful, talented woman of enduring strength and vitality. She will be remembered for her sense for humor, selfless giving to others, her sharp intellect, her love of John Deere tractors, painting and craft making, her...

Margaret Ann (Margie) Rosch
Margaret Ann Rosch

August 9, 1957 - November 27, 2020

Margaret Ann (Margie) Rosch, 63, of Northwood, IA passed away on Friday, November 27, surrounded by her loving family. She fought a long and courageous battle with cancer. A public visitation will be held on Saturday, December 5, 2020 at Schroeder & Sites Funeral Home, Northwood starting at 9:30 a.m. In light of the current state mandates masks will be required for...

Charles &quote;Chuck&quote; Mallow
Charles "Chuck" Mallow

October 17, 1947 - November 26, 2020

Charles "Chuck" Mallow passed away November 26th at Osage Rehabilitation and Health Care in Osage, Iowa. Cremation has taken place. Services will be held at a later date. Charles Lea Mallow was born to Giles and Imogene Mallow of Osage, IA along with his twin sister, Claudia, on October 17, 1947. He graduated from Osage with the class of 1966. He attended Iowa State in Ames for...

Zella Mary Francis
Zella Mary Francis

September 4, 1928 - November 26, 2020

Zella Francis, 92, of Osage died November 26, 2020 at the Faith Lutheran Home. Private graveside services will be held Monday, November 30 at the Osage cemetery with Pastor Sue Thomas officiating. Zella Mary (Fritcher) Francis was born September 4, 1928. She was the daughter of Lee and Mamie Fritcher. She attended Otranto school and graduated from...

Helen Lois Mostek
Helen Lois Mostek

August 25, 1930 - November 25, 2020

Helen Lois Mostek (3811 Hickory Ave, Osage) passed away on Wednesday, November 25, 2020 in Mason City. She was born Aug. 25, 1930, to Arthur and Bella Severson Houghtaling in the same hospital where she passed. She was united in marriage to Joseph Mostek on May 15, 1948. She worked as a nurse's aide for 26 years, often in the maternity ward. She loved to travel and was cherished...

Stella O’Rourke Alaniz
Stella O’Rourke Alaniz

June 17, 1931 - November 18, 2020

Stella (Salty) O’Rourke Alaniz 89, longtime South Texas area resident died at a local hospital in Harlingen, Texas on Wednesday evening, November 18th, 2020. Stella was born in Iowa City, Iowa on June 17th, 1931. She spent her early years in a Catholic orphanage where she was adopted by Bill and May Weber when she was in the second grade. May Weber was her birth mother’s...

Elsa Viola Karlsson Pearson
Elsa Viola Karlsson Pearson

October 30, 1927 - November 12, 2020

Elsa Viola Karlsson Pearson, 94, peacefully left this world to join her Lord and her beloved husband Ingemar, on November 18, 2020 at Faith Lutheran Home in Osage, Iowa. The family plans a celebration of Elsa's life in the spring of 2021. Elsa Viola Karlsson was born in Göteryd, Kronoberg, Sweden on November 22, 1925 to Karl Fredrik Karlsson and Ester Wilhelmina Lindqvist. She had five brothers and...

Bonnie L. Motland
Bonnie L. Motland

October 30, 1927 - November 12, 2020

Bonnie L. Motland, age 93, of Osage, passed away Thursday, November 12, 2020, at Faith Lutheran Home in Osage. The family plans to celebrate Bonnie's life in the Spring of 2021. Bonnie was born October 30, 1927, in Osage, Iowa, the daughter of George and Elsie (Taylor) Fuller. She grew up in Osage and graduating from Osage high School on May 25, 1945. Bonnie was united in marriage to...

Marjorie E. Risting
Marjorie E. Risting

December 19,1932 - November 12, 2020

Marjorie Risting was summoned home by her heavenly Father on November 12, 2020 leaving with indescribable peace, love and with a song provided by the loving, caring night staff of Faith Lutheran Home. Marjorie Elizabeth Klemesrud was born December 19,1932 in Osage, Iowa, the eldest daughter of Kinley and Alice (Wahl) Klemesrud. After graduating from Nora Springs High School in 1951, she continued...

Leslie &quote;Bud&quote; Eldon Thurnau
Leslie "Bud" Eldon Thurnau

May 3, 1927 - November 9, 2020

Osage, IA – Leslie "Bud" Eldon Thurnau, 93 passed away November 9, 2020 at Mercy One Hospice Care in Osage, IA. Leslie was born May 3, 1927, in St. Ansgar Township, the son of John and Christina (Adams) Thurnau. He attended school in Brownville, IA. Leslie served his country in the United States Navy Seabees, during World War II, in Okinawa, Japan from 1944-1946. He was a lifetime member of the...

Olga Borchardt
Olga Borchardt

December 22, 1928 - November 9, 2020

Osage, IA – Olga Borchardt, 91, of Osage, died Monday, November 9, 2020 at the Faith Lutheran Home in Osage. Per her wishes cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Olga Ariel Geleanor Thornton, daughter of P. Jasper and Elsie Boedeker Thornton, was born on a farm near Marble Rock, Iowa on December 22, 1928. She was baptized by the Rev. Mr. Cooper at the...

Arlynn (Mac) McHenry
Arlynn (Mac) McHenry

December 18, 1938 - November 8, 2020

Northwood, IA – Arlynn (Mac) McHenry, 82, of Northwood, died of natural causes Sunday, November 8, 2020 at hospice in Mason City. Per Mac's wishes there will be no funeral or visitation, but a graveside service at the cemetery at a later date. Mac was born December 18, 1938 in Northwood, Iowa, the son of Leslie and Bertha McHenry. Mac graduated from Northwood High School in 1957. Mac enlisted...

Lillian E. Loland
Lillian E. Loland

October 8, 1926 - November 7, 2020

Lillian E. Loland, Toeterville, Iowa passed away on November 7, 2020, at the Good Samaritan Center in St.Ansgar. Lillian Seuser was born in Gordonsville, MN on October 8, 1926 the daughter of Wendell (Pat) and Evelyn Seuser. She graduated from Northwood High School, earned a teacher certificate and taught four years in Minnesota and Iowa rural schools and five years at Otranto...

Eugene Bernard Nikolas
Eugene Bernard Nikolas

October 24, 1924 - November 7, 2020

On Saturday, November 7, 2020 Eugene Nikolas of Osage, Iowa passed away at Osage Rehabilitation and Health Care with Hospice at his side at the age of 96. Eugene Bernard Nikolas was born on October 24, 1924 to Edwald and Marie (Marzen) Nikolas in Marble Rock, Iowa. He attended schools in Marble Rock, Roseville, and Charles City, Iowa. He attended Charles City High School for three...

Janice Kay Riker
Janice Kay Riker

September 7, 1938 - November 5, 2020

Janice Kay Riker, 82, of New Haven, died Thursday, November 5, 2020 at the Faith Lutheran Home in Osage. Janice was born on September 7, 1938 to Samuel and Carlene (Reed) Wigant in Mitchell County, Iowa. She graduated from Osage High School. Janice married David Bierbrodt on October 19, 1957, they later divorced. On July 24, 1970 she married James Riker. Janice enjoyed dancing, fishing...

Maxine H. Anderson
Maxine H. Anderson

June 6, 1920 - November 4, 2020

Maxine H. Anderson, 100, passed away on November 4, 2020, at the Faith Lutheran Home in Osage. Maxine was the first child born to Arthur and Mabel (Kelly) Nelson on the farm at rural Malta, IL, on June 6, 1920. She attended the schools in Malta and graduated from high school. She was united in marriage to Philip Clinton Anderson at her parents’ Malta home on June 3, 1939. To this union...

Donette Rose Newhouse
Donette Rose Newhouse

March 17, 1949 - November 2, 2020

Donette Rose Newhouse of Fennimore, Wisconsin, passed away November 2, 2020, in Eagan, Minnesota. Donette, known to her family as Nettie, was born Donette Rose Wright on March 17, 1949, in Mason City, to Donald and Alice (Gray) Wright. Donald and Alice made their home in Osage where they raised their family. She was the second of four children. On August 25, 1968, she married...

LeRoy “Doc” Irving Benttine
LeRoy “Doc” Irving Benttine

January 30, 1932 - November 1, 2020

Osage, IA - LeRoy “Doc” Irving Benttine, 88, of Osage, died Sunday, November 1, 2020 at the Faith Lutheran Home in Osage. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, November 6, 2020 at Our Saviors Lutheran Church, Osage with Rev. Brian Odeen officiating. Visitation will be November 5 at Champion Funeral Home from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Burial will take place at Osage Cemetery. Doc was born on...

Mary Jane (Thome) Foxen
Mary Jane (Thome) Foxen

May 10, 1937 - October 31, 2020

Mary Jane (Thome) Foxen, 83, of New Haven, IA, died Saturday, October 31st, 2020 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, MN. Our beloved mother passed away after a short, but courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Funeral Services will be at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 5, 2020 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in New Haven, IA with Father Kopacek officiating. Interment will be at...

Douglas Dean Thompson
Douglas Dean Thompson

December 21, 1951 - October 31, 2020

Osage, IA - Douglas Dean Thompson, 68, of Osage, died Saturday, October 31, 2020 at the Faith Lutheran Home in Osage. A private grave side service will take place at Osage Cemetery on Thursday, November 5, 2020. Doug was born on December 21, 1951 to Dean and Irene (Mathieson) Thompson in Osage, Iowa. He graduated from Osage Community High School in 1971. Doug worked at S&S Grocery Store in...

Betty Jean Johnson
Betty Jean Johnson

December 21, 1932 – October 30, 2020

Betty Jean Johnson, 87, of Little Cedar passed away October 30th at Faith Lutheran Home in Osage. She was born at the Nissan Hospital in Osage, the daughter of Roe and Gertrude (Mosher) Rogers. Betty was preceded in death by her husband, Carroll J. Johnson, her parents Roe and Gertrude Rogers of Riceville, IA, and her grandson, Chad Kesler of Colorado. Betty is survived by...

Altje L. Larson
Altje L. Larson

July 13, 1936 - October 30, 2020

Osage, IA - Altje L. Larson, 84, of Osage, died Friday, October 30, 2020 at the Faith Lutheran Home in Osage. A private graveside service will take place at Rock Creek Cemetery. Altje was born on July 13, 1936 to Elmer and Gilma (Johnson) Larson. She graduated from Bode High School, and continued her education at Waldorf. Altje met her husband Loren at the Surf...

Brian David Duren
Brian David Duren

August 28, 1962 - October 29, 2020

Brian David Duren, 58, of Stacyville, died Thursday, October 29, 2020 at the Mitchell County Regional Health Center in Osage. A private graveside service will take place at Visitation Cemetery. Brian was born on August 28, 1962 to Joseph and Violet (Wilde) Duren in Osage, Iowa. He attended St. Ansgar High School and graduated in 1983. Brian enjoyed taking care of animals, especially...

Helen Joan &quote;Jo&quote; Baer
Helen Joan "Jo" Baer

February 1, 1933 - October 29, 2020

It is with sadness and heavy heart that we announce the passing of our mother Helen Joan "Jo" Baer on October 29, 2020. She was a resident of Faith Lutheran Home for 4 years. Private family graveside services will be held at Liberty Cemetery in Little Cedar. Joan was born on February 1, 1933 to Walter R. and Pauline (Pletcher) Custer in Somerset County, Pennsylvania. She met her...

Sandra K. Wagner
Sandra K. Wagner

November 28, 1936 - October 25, 2020

Sandra Kay Wagner, age 83, of Osage, passed away on October 25, 2020, at the Faith Lutheran Home in Osage. A Graveside Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, October 30, 2020, at Sacred Heart Cemetery with Father Raymond Burkle officiating Sandra was born to Ceylon and Freda (Dobbs) Cole on November 28, 1936 in Osage, IA. She graduated from Orchard High School. She was united...

Gail L. Gordon
Gail L. Gordon

March 24, 1938 - October 25, 2020

Northwood, IA - Gail L. Gordon, 82, of Kensett, died Sunday, October 25, 2020 at MercyOne North Iowa. A graveside service will be held at 2:30 p.m. On Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at Kensett Cemetery, Kensett with Rev. Linda Johnson Prestholt officiating. Gail was born to Gaylord and Marie Gordon on March 24, 1938, in Danville Township, Worth County, Iowa. He attended country school through...

Gordon M. Bates
Gordon M. Bates

December 5, 1936 - October 19, 2020

Gordon Bates, age 83, of Osage, died Monday, October 19, 2020, while under Hospice Care at Mitchell County Regional Health Center in Osage, A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, October 22, 2020, at the Champion Funeral Home in Osage with Pastor Gary Gilbert officiating. Burial will be at the Osage Cemetery. Visitation is from 10:00 a.m. To 11:00 a.m. Thursday...

Ruth Berniece Onken
Ruth B. Onken

October 18, 2020

Rudd, Iowa - Ruth Berniece Onken, 91, of Rudd died the 18th of October, 2020 at Osage Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, the daughter of Hans and Emily (Sampson) Lundene. Ruth attended country school and graduated from Rudd High School. As a waitress at the Snack Shop in Osage she met her future husband. On December 18, 1949 she and Frank Onken were...

Robert W. Fickess
Robert W. Fickess

August 28, 1939 - October 17, 2020

Robert W. Fickess, 81, of Osage, died Saturday, October 17, 2020, at the MercyOne North Iowa Hospice in Mason City. Private family graveside services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Monday, October 26, 2020, at the Osage Cemetery in Osage, with Rev. Bryan Odeen officiating. Inurnment will be held at the Osage Cemetery with military honors conducted by Veterans...

Stanley Morse
Stanley Morse

March 22, 1951 – September 28, 2020

Osage, IA - Stanley Albert Morse, 69, of Osage, died Monday, September 28, 2020 in Riceville, IA. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at Prairie Lakes Church, Osage with Pastor Andy Schumacher officiating. Do to COVID-19 the funeral will be by invitation only as the seating is limited. Public visitation will be Tuesday, October 6 at Champion Funeral Home, Osage from...

Dale Butler
Edward Peter Salz

April 23, 1932 – September 28, 2020

Edward Peter Salz, 88, passed away Monday, September 28th, 2020 at Faith Lutheran Nursing Home in Osage, IA. Wake services for Edward Peter Salz will be held at Visitation Parish in Stacyville, Iowa on Sunday, October 11th, 2020 from 4pm – 6pm with the rosary from 3:30pm – 4pm. Funeral services will also be held at Visitation Parish on Monday, October 12th, 2020 at 11am. Memorials can be made...

Dale Butler
Dale Butler

August 26, 1956 – September 27, 2020

Dale Gene Butler 64 of Buffalo center, entered his heavenly home in Iowa City hospital, on Sunday September 27, 2020, he will be interred at Seater Family Plot Cemetery in Northwood Saturday October 3, 2020. Dale was born August 26, 1956 to Vernon and Betty Schmidt Butler at Park hospital in Mason City. Dale graduated high school in Northwood - Kensett in the class of 1976. He went into the military...

Margaret Smolik
Margaret Smolik

June 10, 1942 – September 26, 2020

Margaret Smolik, 78, of Osage, died Saturday, September 26, 2020 at the Faith Lutheran Home in Osage. A viewing service will be held at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at Sacred Heart Church, and the funeral service at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, October 1, 2020 at Sacred Heart Church, Osage. Margaret Smolik was born June 10, 1942, in Vocin, Croatia, which was then a part of...

Elinor Sinning
Elinor Sinning

December 10, 1932 - September 25, 2020

Elinor Sinning, 87, of Rudd, died Friday, September 25, 2020 at the Nora Springs Care Center in Nora Springs. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at Eden Presbyterian Cemetery, Rural Rudd with Pastor Beth Ehlers officiating. Elinor was born on December 10, 1932 in Rudd, Iowa to Edward and Hulda (Ahrens) Brandau, and a lifelong resident...

Richard “Dick” Condon
Richard “Dick” Condon

April 2, 1931 - July 24, 2020

Richard Doran "Dick" Condon died on July 24, 2020 at his home in Valley Center, California at the age of 89. A gathering of family and friends will take place from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Friday, September 25, 2020, at the Champion Funeral Home in Osage with a 6:00 p.m. rosary with sharing to follow. Graveside inurnment services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, September 26, 2020, at St. Peter's Cemetery in...

Linda Lou Francis
Linda Lou Francis

September 13, 2020

Linda Lou Francis, age 64, passed away September 13, 2020 at the Mitchell County Regional Health Center in Osage, Iowa. She was born in 1956 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, the daughter of Louis and Patricia Williamson. Linda spent most of her adult life in Osage, Iowa. For many years she worked at Fox River Mills but had also been a familiar, friendly face at the Gingham Inn, the White House Nursing Home...

Ingemar Nils Georg (Persson) Pearson
Ingemar Pearson

November 10, 1924 - September 12, 2020

Ingemar Nils Pearson died peacefully on September 12, 2020 at Faith Lutheran Home surrounded by his loving family. Funeral services will be held at a later date. Ingemar Nils Georg Persson was born in Annerstad, Kronoberg Sweden on November 10, 1924 to Hulda Gustava Brorsson and Gustav Bertil Persson. Ingemar had two brothers and one sister. He was baptized and confirmed at the...

Christina Freund
Christina Freund

July 24, 1920 - September 7, 2020

Christina Freund, 100, died September 7, 2020 at Stacyville Community Nursing Home. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on September 11, 2020 at Sacred Heart Oratory in Meyer, IA with Rev. Raymond Burkle officiating. A private family burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery in Meyer. Christina was born on July...

Elizabeth “Dolly” Ann Hackenmiller
Elizabeth “Dolly” Ann Hackenmiller

June 10, 1927 - September 2, 2020

Elizabeth Ann “Dolly” Bawek Hackenmiller, 93, passed away peacefully on September 2, 2020 in the Stacyville Community Nursing Home in Stacyville, Iowa. Born to Ann Bawek on June 10, 1927 in Rose Creek, Minnesota, Dolly lived her entire life in Stacyville, Iowa. When asked why she was called Dolly, she said that as a baby everyone...

Madelyn Staner
Madelyn Staner

January 12, 1941 - August 29, 2020

Madelyn Stayner, age 79, of Mitchell, died Saturday, August 29, 2020, while under Hospice Care at the Good Samaritan Society Nursing Home in St. Ansgar. A Private Family Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, September 4. 2020, at the Champion Funeral Home in Osage with Pastor David Werges officiating. Burial will...

Theresa Hackenmiller
Theresa Hackenmiller

August 6, 1939 - August 24, 2020

Theresa Hackenmiller, age 81, of Stacyville, was accepted into God’s loving arms Monday, August 24, 2020 at her home in Stacyville. A private family Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, August 28, 2020, at Visitation Catholic Church in Stacyville with Father Raymond Burkle, officiating. Burial will be in Visitation Catholic...

Lowell Walk
Lowell Walk

May 14, 1923 - March 18, 2020

Lowell Lavern Walk, 96, of Grafton, died on Wednesday, March 18, 2020, while residing at Good Shepherd Health Center in Mason City. Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, August 15, 2020, at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Grafton with Pastor Solveig A.H. Zamzow officiating. Following the memorial service, there will be a...

Sharon Ann Schluter
Sharon Ann Schluter

October 11, 1947 - August 05, 2020

Sharon Schluter, age 72, of Osage, died Wednesday, August 5, 2020, at her home in Osage. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, August 12, 2020, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Osage with Father Raymond Burkle officiating. Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church...

Margaret M. Berry
Margaret M. Berry

May 13, 1924 - August 05, 2020

Margaret M. Berry, age 96, of Osage, died August 5, 2020 at Mitchell County Regional Health Center. A private family Memorial Mass will be held at a future date in Osage at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, with Father Ray Burkle officiating. Inurnment will be at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Greene, Iowa Margaret was born May 13, 1924 near....

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Blair A. Madden

October 16, 1959 - August 3, 2020

Blair Madden, age 60, of St. Ansgar, passed away Monday, August 3, 2020, at MercyOne North Iowa Hospice in Mason City Cremation has taken place. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, August 8, 2020, at the Sunset Rest Cemetery in Northwood with Pastor Becky Sogge officiating. There will be a gathering of family and friends....

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Gary Lee Tidemanson

September 2, 1942 - August 3, 2020

Passed away Monday, August 3rd, peacefully in his sleep at Faith Lutheran Home in Osage, Iowa. Gary was born on September 2, 1942 in Mitchell County, Iowa, to Francis (Jack) and Zella Tidemanson. He lived in the surrounding counties his whole life. Gary graduated from Carpenter High School, and attended Mankato Business School. He worked for....

“Hal” or “Doc” Johnson
“Hal” or “Doc” Johnson

April 16, 1941 - August 1, 2020

Harold Johnson, known to friends as “Hal” or “Doc”, passed to be with the Lord on August 1, 2020, at the age of 79, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on April 16th, 1941, to Dr. Harold F. and Rose (Hove) Johnson. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Dianne, son Jeff (Kari), daughters Janan Moser (Rob) and Joleen Newman....

Bertha “Bert” Erma Neeley
Bertha “Bert” Erma Neeley

January 23, 1927 - July 31, 2020

Bertha (Bert) Erma Neeley died on Friday, July 31, 2020 at the Stacyville Community Nursing Home. Bert enjoyed a full life and lived to the age of 93. Her family is respecting her wishes for a private family service, with burial in the St. Ansgar Cemetery. Bert was born in Manly, Iowa, on January 23, 1927 and grew....



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