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Delmar Phillips

Nov. 15, 1939 – Oct. 18, 2022

A memorial service for Delmar Phillips, age 82, will be held at 3 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 5 Crosswinds Church in Spirit Lake.

Delmar passed away Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022, at Lakes Regional Hospital Hospice surrounded by family in prayer.

Delmar Eugene Phillips, the son of Clifford and Melvina (Fogle) Phillips, was born Nov. 15, 1939, in Spirit Lake. He was a lifelong resident of Spirit Lake.

Harold George Lundberg

Feb. 26, 1941 - Oct. 24, 2022

Harold George “Harry” Lundberg, age 81, formerly of Fridley, Minnesota passed away Oct. 24, 2022, at Saint Therese of New Hope, Minnesota.

A celebration of Harold’s life will be held on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2022, at St. Philips Lutheran Church in Fridley, where he was a member for 58 years.

Joanne 'Pinkee' Chain Lauridsen

Sept. 27, 1964 - Oct. 21, 2022

Joanne “Pinkee” Chain Lauridsen passed away on Oct. 21, at the age of 58 after a multi-year battle with Alzheimer’s disease.

Steven Ihnen

Aug. 8, 1954 - Oct. 29, 2022

Steven Ihnen, age 68, of Spirit Lake passed away on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022, surrounded by his family at his home in Spirit Lake.

Cory Schuknecht

Feb. 25, 1980 – Oct. 18, 2022

A funeral service for Cory Schuknecht, age 42, of Sioux Rapids, was held on Monday, Oct. 24, 2022, at First Lutheran Church in West Okoboji. Burial was at Lakeview Gardens Cemetery in Okoboji.

June Reiman

June 11, 1923 – Oct. 21, 2022

A Mass of Christian Burial for June Reiman, age 99, of Milford was held Friday, Oct. 21, 2022, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Milford. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery in Milford.

June passed away on Oct. 17, 2022, at Accura Healthcare in Milford.

Robert “Bob” Peters

May 17, 1938 – Oct. 14, 2022

A memorial service for Robert "Bob" Peters, age 84, of Lake Park was held Friday, Oct. 21, 2022 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Spirit Lake. Memorials may be given to Lakes Regional Healthcare Hospice at 2301 Highway 71 South, Spirit Lake, Iowa 51360, or Immanuel Lutheran Church at 2300 27th St., Spirit Lake, Iowa 51360.

Bob passed away on Oct. 14, 2022, at Accura Healthcare in Milford.

Robert “Bob” Burley

May 4, 1939 – Oct. 18, 2022

Robert “Bob” Burley, age 83, of Spirit Lake passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022, at the Community Memorial Health Center in Hartley.

Todd Michael Booge

June 14, 1962 – Oct. 10, 2022

A service will be held at a later date for Todd Booge, age 60, of Wahpeton.

Todd Michael Booge, the son of Alan and Mary Ann Booge, was born on June 14, 1962, in Fort Dodge. Growing up, Todd attended school and graduated from North High School.

Later, Todd continued his education at West Texas State and eventually University of Omaha. He earned his bachelor's degree in business administration.

Betty Ann Parrish

Oct. 16, 1943 - Oct. 17, 2022

Ronald Newgard

Sept. 11, 1942 – Oct. 8, 2022

A memorial service for Ronald Newgard, age 80, was held Wednesday, Oct.12, 2022, at Turner Jenness Funeral Home in Spirit Lake.

Don and Leota (Babe) Newgard were blessed with a baby boy on Sept. 11, 1942, Ronald Omer Newgard. They took him home to the North Shore of Pickerel Lake. Ron received his education at Webb School and graduated in 1961. The next year, he joined the National Guard.

Kathy Johnson

1936 – Oct. 8, 2022

A funeral service for Kathy Johnson, age 86, of Okoboji, was held Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022, at the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Spencer. Burial was at Fairview Cemetery in Terril.

Katharina (Kathy) Johnson, the daughter of Adam and Elisabeth (Tewald) Szack, was born in Tofu, Hungary. She received her education in Hungary and Austria where she lived for five years and later graduated from Spencer High School.

David McBreen

July 31, 1952 – Oct. 4, 2022

David McBreen, age 70, of Marana, Arizona, formerly of Spirit Lake passed away unexpectedly while visiting family and friends back in Lakes Area. He was the father of Chris and Jill.

Per his wishes, there will be no services. The Robinson Funeral Home, formerly the Schuchert-Lentz Funeral Home in Spirit Lake is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at

Michael Malone


July 15, 1942 – Oct. 4, 2022

Michael M. Malone, age 80, of Spirit Lake, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, at Accura Healthcare of Spirit Lake.

A celebration of life was held on Friday, Oct. 7, 2022, at the First Presbyterian Church in Spirit Lake. Online condolences may be left at Arrangements are under the direction of the Robinson Funeral Home, formerly the Schuchert-Lentz Funeral Home in Spirit Lake.

Craig Heuer


Dec. 1, 1957 – Oct. 1, 2022

A memorial service for Craig Heuer, age 64, of Lake Park, was held Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022, at Concordia Lutheran Church in Lake Park. Burial was at Silver Lake Cemetery in Lake Park.

Craig Clayton Heuer was born on Dec. 1, 1957, at Worthington, Minnesota. He was the son of Lyle and Phyllis (Reimers) Heuer. He attended Harris-Lake Park Community School graduating in 1976.

Gordon Lee Espelund

Oct. 2, 1934 – Oct. 8, 2022

Gordon Lee Espelund of Spirit Lake passed on peacefully on Saturday Oct. 8, 2022, at the age of 88. After several months of declining health, Gordon died comfortably with his beloved wife Ruth by his side at Lakes Regional Hospital.

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