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John William Graham

May 21, 1930 - Aug. 31, 2023

John William Graham, age 93, passed away peacefully August 31, 2023. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Sept. 14, 2023, at the United Methodist Church, 102 South Eighth Street in Estherville. Viewing will be from 9-11 a.m. with the service beginning at at 11 a.m.

Clara Mae Bonstead

Nov. 14, 1930 - Aug. 31, 2023

Clara Mae Bonstead, daughter of Albert and Genevieve (Laubenthal) Schealler, was born on Nov. 14, 1930, in Mallard. She passed away on Aug. 31, 2023, at Avera Holy Family Hospital in Estherville, at the age of 92 years.

Donald Eugene Porter

Oct. 5, 1933 - Aug. 7, 2023

Donald Eugene Porter of Eden Prairie, Minnesota, died on Monday Aug. 7, 2023, from complications of myasthenia gravis and diabetes.

Mavis Hornick

Sept. 10, 1949 - Aug. 17, 2023

A memorial service for Mavis Hornick, age 73, of Lake Park was held on Saturday, Aug. 26, 2023, at the United Methodist Church in Lake Park.  Inurnment was in the Silver Lake Cemetery in Lake Park.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be given to the United Methodist Women at 1471 135th Ave, Lake Park, IA 51347.

Mavis passed away on Aug. 17, 2023 at her home in Lake Park.

Douglas F. Gaer

March 23, 1947 - Aug. 23, 2023

Donald Christoffer

Sept. 30, 1941 - Aug. 21, 2023

Private family graveside services will be held for Donald Christoffer Jr., age 81, of Spirit Lake.

Donald passed away on Aug. 21, 2023.

Clarence Steen

Nov. 22, 1935 - Aug. 6, 2023

Clarence Darryl Steen passed away Aug. 6, 2023, at his home in Terril, with his wife, son and daughter-in-law by his side.

He was born on his grandparents’ farm in Ocheyedan on Nov. 22, 1935, to George and Mae (Roskam) Steen. He spent his youth in the Ocheyedan, Sibley and Allendorf area. He attended Westmar College.

John Garms

May 23, 1943 - July 30, 2023

A visitation for John Garms, age 80, of Lakefield, Minnesota, was held Friday, Aug. 4, 2023, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Sioux Valley. Burial was at Sioux Valley Cemetery.

John Henry Garms, born on May 23, 1943, peacefully passed away on Sunday, July 30, 2023, at the age of 80.

David Dubois

Sept. 16, 1958 - July 30, 2023

A memorial service for David Dubois, age 64, of Milford was held Thursday, Aug. 3, 2023 at First Lutheran Church in West Okoboji to celebrate Dave's life and honor his memory. The family kindly requests donations to be made to a charity of your choice in Dave's name.

Robert Dickinson

1957 - May 13, 2023

Robert Jon Dickinson passed away Saturday, May 13, 2023, at his home in Daleville, Alabama, after a courageous battle with cancer.  

Rosalie Elaine Block

April 9, 1940 - Aug. 1, 2023

Rosalie Elaine (Yates) Block, age 83, of Spirit Lake, formerly of Hawarden and Sibley, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2023, at Accura Healthcare of Spirit Lake, after a seven month battle with cancer.

Richard Arthur Anderson

July 9, 1931 - July 31, 2023

Private family services will be held at a later date for Richard Arthur Anderson, age 92, of Spirit Lake and formerly of Sioux City.

Richard Arthur Anderson, was born on July 9, 1931, in Sioux City. He was the beloved son of Arthur and Gertrude Anderson. Rich graduated from Leeds High School in 1949 and later joined the United States Air Force, serving from 1951 to 1955.

Ione Ruth Satory

Ione Ruth Satory, age 91, of Livingston, Texas, formerly of Le Mars, died March 25, 2023. Service will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 20 in Epworth Hall at Monarch Cove of Spirit Lake (formerly the Methodist Camp).

Francis Parrish

July 31, 1943 - July 30, 2023

Francis “Fran” Parrish, age 79, of Milford passed away on Sunday, July 30, 2023, at Lakes Regional Healthcare in Spirit Lake.

Douglas Nelson

Nov. 3, 1948 - July 6, 2023

A celebration of life for Douglas Nelson, age 74, of Lake Park will be held from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, July 29, 2023, at the Community Center in Lake Park. Military rights by American Legion Post 371 will be held immediately following the celebration.

Dolores Ann Mergen

March 8, 1940 - July 20, 2023

Dolores Ann Mergen of Spirit Lake passed away peacefully with family by her side on July 20, 2023, at Lakes Regional Healthcare Hospice.

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