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Walter Slipke

Aug. 11, 1932 - Sept. 17, 2023

Colleen Sander

Sept. 30, 1936 - Sept. 9, 2023

There will be no formal services for Colleen Sander, age 86, of Arnolds Park.

Colleen Sander, the daughter of Harold and Irean North, was born Sept. 30, 1936 in Spencer. She graduated from Arnolds Park High School.

On Sept. 4, 1954, Colleen married Don Sander in Arnolds Park. In 1968, their family moved from Spencer to Arnolds Park. Colleen worked in the home and in her spare time enjoyed baking, sewing and gardening.

Leon McCoy

April 22, 1923 - Sept. 23, 2023

Leon McCoy, age 100, of Spirit Lake passed away Saturday, Sept. 23, 2023, at Lakes Regional Healthcare in Spirit Lake.

Sally Ginn Hood

June 25, 1942 - Aug. 18, 2023

Sally Ginn Hood, age 81, passed away of Alzheimer’s on August 18, 2023, at Scottish Rite Park in Des Moines. She was born June 25, 1942 in Jefferson City, Missouri, to M. Stanley Ginn and Rosemary Lucas Ginn. She grew up in Columbia, Missouri, where she was a member of the class of 1960 Hickman Kewpies.

Nancy Chapman Christenson

April 20, 1938 - Sept. 17, 2023

A celebration of life service for 85-year-old Nancy Chapman Christenson of Spirit Lake was held Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2023, at Turner Jenness Funeral Home in Spirit Lake. Memorials will be given to the Friends of Spirit Lake Library.

Laurie Chozen

Jan. 14, 1956 - Sept. 21, 2023

A celebration of life for Laurie Chozen, age 67, of Naples, Florida, will be held from 204 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 1, 2023 at the Turner Jenness Funeral Home in Spirit Lake.

Virginia Brons

Oct. 28, 1932 - Sept. 20, 2023

A funeral service for Virginia Brons, age 90, of Lake Park was held Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2023 at First Presbyterian Church in Lake Park. Interment was at Silver Lake Cemetery in Lake Park.

Virginia Lucille Brons, age 90, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2023, in Lake Park. She was born Oct. 28, 1932, in Spencer to Olen and Elsie (Handy) Stroup. Virginia attended school in Spencer, graduating in 1951.

Mary Jo Lempiainen

July 6, 1947 - Sept. 14, 2023

Mary Jo Lempiainen, age 76, of Spirit Lake passed away Thursday, Sept. 14 at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, surrounded by her family.

Beverly Cother

March 27, 1968 - Sept. 14, 2023

A funeral service for Beverly Cother, age 55, of Spirit Lake was held Saturday, Sept. 16 at the First Presbyterian Church in Spirit Lake. Burial was at the Okoboji Cemetery in Arnolds Park.

Wayne Markley

Wayne Lee Markley  Sr. of Fairmont, Minnesota, formally of Spirit Lake, died Saturday, Sept. 16 of at Mayo hospital. A celebration of life is pending.

Arlen Voss

1934 - Sept. 5, 2023

A memorial service for Arlen Voss, age 89, of Lake Park was held on Monday, Sept. 11, 2023, at Concordia Lutheran Church in Lake Park. Visitation took place on Sunday, Sept. 10, 2023, at the Turner Jenness Funeral Home in Lake Park.

Arlen Claus Voss, aged 89 years, five months and 20 days, peacefully passed away on Sept. 5, 2023, at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Lynne Swanger

June 25, 1953 - Sept. 7, 2023

Lynne Ross Swanger, age 70, of Spirit Lake passed away on Thursday, Sept. 7, 2023, at Accura Healthcare of Spirit Lake.

Marie Senter

May 21, 1938 - July 10, 2023

Carolyn Kay Hesse

Oct. 29, 1939 - Sept. 5, 2023

Ed Goodman

Dec. 13, 1922 - Dec. 26, 2022

A graveside service for Ed Goodman, Jr., age 100, of Spirit Lake will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 15, 2023 at Lakeview Cemetery in Spirit Lake. A luncheon will immediately follow the graveside service at the VFW in Spirit Lake.

Ronald D. Robinson

Nov. 26, 1940 - Aug. 23, 2023

Ronald D. Robinson, age 82, of Milford passed away Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2023, at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

A memorial service will be held at 11 am, Saturday, Sept. 9, 2023 at First Lutheran Church in West Okoboji. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. until service time at the church.

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