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Obituaries

Phyllis Lampe (07/27/15)
Jan. 10, 1926 - July 22, 2015 Mass of Christian Burial for Phyllis Lampe, 89, of Spirit Lake, were held Saturday, July 25, 2015 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Spirit Lake. Interment was at St. Margaret's Cemetery in Spirit Lake. Phyllis Virginia (Murphy) Lampe was born Jan. 10, 1926 at Wolf Point, Montana to Phillip and Blanche (Heser) Murphy. She was baptized Jan. 31, 1926 at Immaculate Catholic Church in Wolf Point...
Melba Warburton (07/27/15)
July 24, 1930 - Sunday, July 19, 2o15 A funeral service for Melba Warburton, age 84, of Milford, was held Wednesday, July 22, 2015, at the First Lutheran Church in West Okoboji. Burial was at Milford Cemetery. Melba Faye Warburton, the daughter of Ida (Wilson) and Glen Eckard, was born July 24, 1930 in Milford. She graduated from the Okoboji Consolidated High School...
Mary Alice Cecelia Hungate (07/27/15)
Dec. 26, 1921 - July 6, 2015 Mary Alice Meyers Hungate, age 93, was born Dec. 26, 1921 in Dickinson County -- the eldest daughter of John Henry Meyers and Winifred Adelaide Delaney Meyers and went to be with Our Lord July 6, 2015 in Arlington, Virginia...
Donald Jespersen (07/27/15)
March 30, 1926 - July 11, 2015 Donald C. Jespersen, formerly of Royal and Rossie, passed away suddenly Saturday, July 11, 2015, after recently recovering from pneumonia. Services were held Friday, July 17, at the Redeemer Lutheran Church in Indianola, preceded by visitation and followed by a luncheon and military-accompanied graveside service at Pleasant View Cemetery in Aplington...
Bill Born (07/27/15)
Sept. 29, 1933 -- July 18, 2015 A funeral service for Bill Born, age 81, of Milford, was held Tuesday, July 21, 2015, at the First Lutheran Church in West Okoboji. Burial will be at Milford Cemetery. Visitation will be on Tuesday after 10 a.m. at First Lutheran Church...
Beverly Steuben (07/27/15)
Sept. 1, 1934 -- July 18, 2015 Private family services were held for Beverly Steuben, age 80, of Spencer. Beverly "Bubby" Ann Steuben was born Sept. 1, 1934 in Lakefield, Minnesota, the daughter of Roy and Elsie (Denker) Jochims. She was raised in Lake Park and graduated from Lake Park High School.
Bubby was united in marriage to John Engel in 1954 in Lake Park. ...
Vernon Kraft (07/20/15)
Feb. 17, 1927 - July 7, 2015 Vernon Ray Kraft was born Feb. 17, 1927 in Paulina, Iowa. He was the son of E.W. "Walter" and Frieda (Langholz) Kraft. He lived his youth in Ocheyedan where he attended school. He was united in marriage to Florence "Rose" Miller of Ocheyedan on Feb. 18, 1950 in Ocheyedan. They lived in Ocheyedan. Vernon worked for Boswell Construction as a crane operator for many years and on the Ocheyedan Police Department. They retired in Harris. Rose passed away on Sept. 15, 2013...
Larry Staines (07/20/15)
Oct. 3, 1941 - July 17, 2015 A memorial visitation for Larry Staines, age 73, will be held from 1-4 p.m. Friday, July 24, 2015, with a brief service at 2 p.m. at Turner Jenness Funeral Home in Spirit Lake. Memorials will be donated to the Mayo Clinic Research for Alzheimer's...
Kathryn Koupal (07/20/15)
July 11, 1919 - July 13, 2015 A funeral service was held for Kathryn Koupal Friday, July 17, 2015, at Immanuel Lutheran Chruch in Spirit Lake. Interment followed at Lakeview Cemetery in Spirit Lake. Kathryn Koupal, the daughter of Anna (Bergman) and John C. Koppen, was born July 11, 1919, in Spirit Lake. She graduated from Spirit Lake High School...
John Rees (07/20/15)
March 6, 1919 -- July 10, 2015 A funeral service for John Rees, age 96, of Okoboji, was held Wednesday, July 15, 2015, at the Legion Hall in Ashton. Burial was at Ashton Cemetery. John Thornton Rees, the son of LuLu (Thornton) and Joseph Rees was born March 6, 1919, in Thayer, Iowa. After completing high school, John was enlisted into the United States Air Force where he served as an Air Force pilot...
John May (07/20/15)
Jan. 29, 1949 -- July 17, 2015 John Harold May passed away peacefully July 17, 2015, surrounded by his family in his home in Fairmont, Minnesota. He was proudly welcomed into the world Jan. 29, 1949, by his parents Bill and Dee (Schaper) May. He was raised on his family's farm outside of Spirit Lake, and graduated from Spirit Lake High School...
Florence Corcoran (07/20/15)
Sept. 4, 1914 -- July 14, 2015 A funeral service was held for Florence Corcoran on Saturday, July 18, 2015, at Turner Jenness Funeral Home in Spirit Lake. Interment followed at Lakeview Cemetery in Spirit Lake. Florence MacLean was born Sept. 4, 1914 to Hugh and Maud MacLean in Rock Rapids. She attended school in Rock Rapids and graduated high school in 1931...
Edwin Mulder (07/20/15)
June 19, 1933 -- July 10, 2015 Funeral services for Ed Mulder, 82, of Spirit Lake were Wednesday, July 15, with Rev. Clint Loveall officiating. Interment was at Lakeview Gardens Cemetery in Spirit Lake. Visitation was Tuesday, July 14 at the First Presbyterian Church in Spirit Lake. Online condolences may be sent at www.turnerfuneralhomes.com. Turner Jenness Funeral Home of Spirit Lake was in charge of arrangements...
David Loomis (07/20/15)
Sept. 30, 1939 - July 14, 2015 David Loomis passed away July 14, 2015, surrounded by friends and family at Gundersen Health Care. Dave was born in La Crosse, Wisconsin on Sept. 30, 1939, to Paul and Ethel (Stankey) Loomis. He graduated from Logan High School in 1957 and served in the U.S. Army. On June 10, 1967, he married Mary K. Anderson. Two wonderful sons, Paul and David, were born to this union...