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John Elder

Sept. 16, 1936 – Nov. 19, 2022

A funeral service for John Elder, age 86, was held Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Spirit Lake. Burial was at Lakeview Cemetery. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Dec. 3, 2022, at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 2000 Diamond Dr., Los Alamos, New Mexico.

Norma Joan Andresen

Sept. 26, 1936 – Nov. 18, 2022

Charlotte Studer

April 15, 1966 - Nov. 8, 2022

Charlotte "Anne" Studer, age 76, of Spirit Lake died at her home Nov. 8, 2022. A memorial visitation was held from Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022, at Turner Jenness Funeral Home in Spirit Lake and was followed by a funeral service.

Paula Gerdes

Aug. 19, 1952 - Nov. 14, 2022

Paula Gerdes, age 70, of Spirit Lake passed away on Monday, Nov., 14, 2022, at the Spencer Hospital in Spencer.

A celebration of life for Paula will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be left at www.spiritlakefuneralhome.com. Arrangements are under the direction of the Robinson Funeral Home, formerly the Schuchert-Lentz Funeral Home in Spirit Lake.

Larry "Toad" Eckman

April 20, 1961 - Nov. 1, 2022

A celebration of life gathering for Larry "Toad" Eckman, age 61, of Milford was held Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022 at the Turner Jenness Funeral Home in Milford.

Rickey Paul Stoltzfus

May 25, 1945 – Nov. 12, 2022

Rickey (Rick) Paul Stoltzfus was born on May 25, 1945, in Sioux City to Louise Baade and adopted at three months to Ellen and Emmanuel Stoltzfus of Lake Park. Rick passed away on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, at home surrounded by loving family. Rick graduated from Lake Park Schools in 1963, furthering his education at Estherville Junior College and Mankato State before he was drafted into the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.

Robert Albright

March 17, 1929 - Sept. 5, 2022

A visitation for Robert Burkhart Albright, age 93, of Spirit Lake will be held from 2-6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, at the Turner Jenness Funeral Home in Milford. Memorials may be given to the Veterans Affairs Office at 1802 Hill Ave Ste. 1508, Spirit Lake, IA 51360.

Hayley Tuinstra

Nov. 10, 1988 – Oct. 31, 2022

Hayley Tuinstra, age 33, of Estherville, formerly of Lake Park, passed away on Monday, Oct. 31, 2022, at the University of Nebraska Hospital in Omaha, Nebraska.  

Terry Teege

Aug. 4, 1955 - Oct. 23, 2022

A celebration of life for Terry Teege will be held from 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13, 2022, in the Queens Room at Village West Resort.

Terry Neal Teege, the son of George and June (Booth) Teege, was born Aug. 4, 1955, in Spencer. After graduating from Milford High School, he received his associates degree from Iowa Lakes Community College.

Betty Smith

Jan. 5, 1931 - Oct. 31, 2022

A funeral service for Betty Smith, age 91, of Spirit Lake was held on Friday, Nov. 4, 2022, at Turner Jenness Funeral Home in Spirit Lake. Burial was held on Friday, Nov. 4, 2022, at the Dickens Cemetery in Dickens.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Betty's family at 6218 120th Ave., Storm Lake, Iowa 50588.

Travis Morgan

June 18, 1934 - Nov. 1, 2022

Travis “Sonny” Morgan, age 88, of Arnolds Park, formerly of Blue Earth, Minnesota, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022, at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Dale Langel

Nov. 13, 1935 – Oct. 27, 2022

A Mass of Christian Burial for Dale Langel, age 86, of Milford was held Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Milford. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery in Milford.

Dale passed away Friday, Oct. 27, 2022, at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Alice Hassebroek

May 5, 1937 – Nov. 2, 2022

Alice Hassebroek, age 85, of Spirit Lake, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022, at Accura Healthcare of Spirit Lake.  

Martha Gadd

Aug. 2, 1934 - Oct. 5, 2022

A graveside service for Martha Gadd, age 88, of Spirit Lake was held Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2022, at Memory Gardens Cemetery in Spirit Lake.

Martha Ann Gadd was born Aug. 2, 1934, in Hartley, the daughter of August and Anna (Ruby) Ronge. She was raised and educated in Hartley and graduated from Hartley High School.

Carl Wohlenberg

July 20, 1926 – Oct. 23, 2022

A graveside service for Carl Wohlenberg, age 96, of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and a summer resident of Okoboji, was held on Monday, Oct. 31, 2022, at the Ida Grove Cemetery. A Celebration of Carl’s life will be held in the summer of 2023.

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