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Obituaries

Susan VanRoekel Brooks (09/27/16)
Oct. 11, 1974 -- Sept. 20, 2016 A funeral service for Susan VanRoekel Brooks, age 41, of Spirit Lake, was held Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 at Good News Community Church in Okoboji. Burial was at Lakeview Gardens Cemetery in Spirit Lake. Susan Jean VanRoekel Brooks was born Oct. ...
Norman Winter (09/27/16)
Dec. 23, 1931 -- Sept. 21, 2016 Funeral services for Norman Davis Winter, 84 of Milford, were held Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, at First Lutheran Church in West Okoboji with Rev. Bob Vaage and Rev. Perry Aalgaard officiating. Norm died Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016, at his home in Milford surrounded by his loving family...
Joanne "Jo" Staake (09/27/16)
Joanne "Jo" Staake Aug. 8, 1936 -- Sept. 24, 2016 Joanne "Jo" Staake, 80, of Spirit Lake passed away on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 at the Hawkeye Care Center in Spirit Lake. A Celebration of Life for Jo will be from 4-6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at Mini-Wakan State Park Shelter House north of Spirit Lake. Burial of her cremains will take place on a later date at the Lake View Cemetery in Spirit Lake. The Schuchert-Lentz Funeral is in charge of arrangements...
Barbara Ella Pegum (09/27/16)
Sept. 20, 1934 -- Sept. 16, 2016 Barbara Ella Pegum, the daughter of Justice Freeman Taylor and Pauline (Kreutzkampf) Taylor, was born Sept. 20, 1934 in Albert City. She graduated from Milford High School in 1954. On July 13, 1966, Barbara was united in marriage to Darreil (Red) Pegum of Graettinger. Barbara worked many years as a nurse's aide. Barbara liked to play cards with her husband, Red. When living in the country she liked gardening. She loved to visit with everyone...
Robert Stetzel (09/20/16)
Sept. 15, 1930 -- July 17, 2016 Robert Stetzel, formerly of Spirit Lake, passed away peacefully on July 17, 2016, at the age of 85 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He was born Sept. 15, 1930, the eldest son of Vernon and Jean Stetzel. He has a younger brother, Gary Stetzel, who resides in Santa Rosa, California...
Rita Wuebker (09/20/16)
July 23, 1925 -- Sept. 13, 2016 A funeral service for Rita Wuebker, age 91, of Milford, was held Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Milford. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery in Milford. Rita Christina (Berning) Wuebker, the daughter of Francis (Jasper) and Leo Berning, was born July 23, 1925, in Breda. She attended the St. Bernard's School in Breda...
John Joseph Halbur (09/20/16)
Nov. 17, 1948 -- Sept. 9, 2016 A Mass of Christian Burial for John Halbur, 67, of Milford was held Friday, Sept. 16, 2016, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Milford. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery in Milford. John Joseph Halbur was born Nov. 17, 1948, in Milford, to Clarence and Lenora "Jo" (Lowry) Halbur. ...