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Mary E. Guthrie
Mary E. Guthrie, 88, formerly of Clear Lake, and recently of Hastings, Minn., died Sunday, Sept. 2 at the Regina Nursing Home in Hastings.
Mary was born Nov. 9, 1912 in Emmetsburg, Iowa, to Thomas McNulty and Grace (Crowley) McNulty. She married Theodore F. Guthrie in Emmetsburg on
July 7, 1938. Mary and Theodore moved to Clear Lake in 1952. Mr. Guthrie
died July 30, 1983. Mary continued to live in Clear Lake until 1992, when she moved to Hastings to be near her daughter. She was a former resident of Augustana Home in Hastings prior to moving to Regina.
Mary is survived by a son, Robert Guthrie, of Silverthorne, Colo.; two daughters, Mary Bishop and her husband, David, of Victoria, Minn., and Ann Schlader and her husband, Roger, of Hastings; six grandchildren, Rob and Ted Guthrie, Jon Bishop and his wife, Mary Jo, Laura Bishop and her husband, Chuck Weber, Thomas Schlader, and James Schlader and his wife, Amy; and one great-grandchild, Eric Bishop.
She was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers, and one sister.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Sept. 5 at 11 a.m. at the Regina Chapel in Hastings with a visitation one hour prior to the funeral. Interment will take place at Clear Lake Cemetery at approximately 2:45 p.m. on Wednesday.
Arrangements are being handled by the Caturia-Smidt Funeral Home of Hastings.
Richard R. Skene
Richard R. Skene, 92, of 14476 Balsam Ave., Ventura, Iowa, died Friday, Aug. 31, 2001 at the Oakwood Care Center, Clear Lake. Memorial services were held Friday, Sept. 7, at the Ventura United Methodist Church, Ventura, Iowa with Rev. Paul Hasel officiating. Inurnment was in the Clear Lake Cemetery. Ward-Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, Clear Lake, was in charge of services.
Richard was born June 20, 1909 on the family farm in rural Ventura, Iowa the son of Walter and Catherine (Burke) Skene. He graduated from Ventura High School in 1928 and then attended Iowa State University. He served in the United States Army during WW II in Patton¹s Third Armored Division. He married Edith Sorensen Aug. 26, 1942. The couple was united in marriage for 59 years..
Following the service, he returned to the family farm. He continued to live on the farm following his retirement, helping his son with the operation. He enjoyed fishing, dancing at the Surf Ballroom and working in his garden. He was a former member of Ventura Lions Club, a committee member of ASCS, Ventura School Board member and was a member of Danish Brotherhood since 1948.
Richard is survived by his wife, Edith Skene, Ventura; a son, Robert Skene, Ventura; and a daughter, Carolyn Skene, San Jose, Calif.; three sisters, Charlotte Palmer, San Francisco, Calif., Anita Parker, Houston, Texas, and Marian Whitmer, Belleville, Mich.; sister and brothers-in-law, Verner Sorensen and his wife, Alta, Rockford, Iowa, Thorvald Sorensen, Plymouth, Iowa, Irvin Sorensen, Northwood, Iowa, Helen Bergman, Britt, Iowa, Frances Miller, Ventura, Iowa and Hans Sorensen and his wife, Beth, Menomonee Falls, Wis., and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, Howard Skene.
Harold C. Boehnke
Harold C. Boehnke, 72, of 1030 260th St, Ventura, Iowa died Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2001 at the Concord Care Center, Garner, Iowa. Funeral services were Friday, Sept. 7 at St. John¹s Lutheran Church, rural Garner, Iowa with the Rev. Carl Hedberg officiating. Interment was in St. John¹s Cemetery, rural Garner. The Family suggests memorials to St. John¹s Lutheran Church.
Harold was born Jan. 13, 1929 on the family farm in rural Ventura, Iowa the son of Charles and Elsie (Berghofer) Boehnke. He graduated from Ventura High School in 1947 and continued farming the family farm. He married Doris Swenson June 6, 1956.
He was a member of St. John¹s Lutheran Church, rural Garner, Iowa.
Harold is survived by his wife, Doris Boehnke, rural Ventura; three children, Bev Boehnke, Cleveland , Minn., Paul Boehnke and his wife, Terri, rural Ventura, and Sharon Zirbel and her husband, Greg, rural Ventura; five grandchildren, Brandon Niedermayer, Zack Zirbel, Blake Boehnke, Zane Zirbel and Blair Boehnke; four brothers, Clarence Boehnke and his wife, Phyllis, Mesa, Az., Armand Boehnke and his wife, Marjule, Burnsville, Minn., Eldon Boehnke and his wife, Alphia, Clear Lake, and Walter Boehnke and his wife, Betty, Denver, Colo.; one sister-in-law, Louise Boehnke, Ventura. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Roland Boehnke.
Marjorie Mae Caffrey
Marjorie Mae Caffrey, 97, of Clear Lake, Iowa died Sat. Sept. 8, 2001 at the Oakwood Care Center, Clear Lake, Iowa. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Sept. 11, at the Ward-Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, Clear Lake, Iowa with Rev. Kermit Roisen of Zion Lutheran Church officiating. Interment was in Memorial Park Cemetery, Mason City, Iowa. Family suggests memorials to Marjorie M. Caffrey memorial fund.
Marjorie was born May 22, 1904 four miles south of Clear Lake, Iowa, the daughter of Charles Ludwig and Alice Mae (Hayward) Nichols. She graduated from Clear Lake High School in 1922. She taught country school Mt. Vernon Township # 4.
Marjorie married Guy Caffrey Dec. 23, 1922. They farmed near Swaledale, Clear Lake, Fertile and Hanlontown. They moved to Clear Lake in 1967.
She enjoyed tatting, playing cards, crossword puzzles and reading. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Clear Lake.
Marjorie is survived by her daughter-in-law Draga Caffrey, Monarch Beach, Calif.; three grandchildren, Douglas Caffrey and his wife, Jackie, Thornton, Iowa, Candace (Caffrey) Smith and her husband, Tom, Cypress, Calif. and Jeff Miller and his wife, Chris, Greene, Iowa; grandson-in-law, Phillip Krambeer, Ventura, Iowa; nine great -grandchildren, Ryan Caffrey, Minneapolis, Minn., Collin Caffrey, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Tara (Krambeer) Lincicum and her husband, Dan, Clear Lake, April Krambeer, Ventura, Iowa, Jamie Miller, Greene, Iowa, Bryan Miller, Cedar Falls, Iowa, Mark Miller, Greene, Iowa, Robbie Smith and Eric Smith, Cypress, Calif. and two great-great-grandchildren, Daphne and David Lincicum, Clear Lake.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband 1993, daughter Elizabeth, two sons, Robert and Roger; daughter-in-law Lois Caffrey; three brothers Robert, John and Nick Nichols; two sisters Jan Sivesind and Ruth Moran and a granddaughter Rhonda Krambeer.
Donald D. Jacobson
Donald D. Jacobson, 74, died Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2001 at Bickford Cottage in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Memorial services were Monday, Sept. 17, at Dahl Van Hove-Schoof Funeral and Creamation Service in Cedar Falls. Memorials may be directed to Cedar Bend Humane Society and Cedar Valley Hospice.
Don was born June 11, 1927 in Clear Lake, Iowa, the son of Henry A. and Vernetta L. (Hanson) Jacobson. Don was a 1945 graduate of Clear Lake High School and served in the U.S. Army in Korea during the Korean Conflict. He married Betty M. Lindberg on March 10, 1962 in Waterloo, Iowa. She preceded him in death on April 5, 1998. Don was a technician with Williams Bros. Pipeline in Clear Lake, Marshall, Minnesota and Hudson, Iowa, retiring in 1992.
He is survived by his two daughters, Sally Hughes of Seattle, Wash. and Betsy Kujak of Bloomington, Minn.; three grandchildren, Michael and Tom Kujak, and Brian Hughes; two brothers, Robert Jacobson of Clear Lake and James Jacobson of Cedar Falls, and a sister Arlene Gleeson of West Des Moines, Iowa.
Don was preceded in death by his wife and parents.
Duane ³Pete² Albert Huey
Duane ³Pete² Albert Huey, 74, Clear Lake, died Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2001, at the Muse-Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit in Mason City.
Memorial services were held Saturday, Sept. 15, at the Zion Lutheran Church in Clear Lake with the Rev. Dean Hess officiating. Inurnment was at the Clear Lake Cemetery.
The family of Duane ³Pete² Albert Huey has requested that memorial contributions be made in his memory.
Duane ³Pete² Huey was born on June 24, 1927, in Clear Lake, the son of Albert Roy and Caroline (Dunterman) Huey. He attended and received his education in the Clear Lake school system. Pete was inducted into the U.S. Navy, serving overseas during World War II. After his honorable discharge he came back to Clear Lake and graduated from Clear Lake High School. After completing his schooling he began working for Iowa State Conservation in the Fishery Department for a few years before working for Great Lakes Pipeline in Clear Lake for 12 years.
He was united in marriage to JoAnn Lerdal on Feb. 1, 1948, at the United Methodist Church in Clear Lake.
In 1962, the family moved to Creston, working for Arwell Pest Control as a district supervisor until 1969 when he moved the family to Glenwood, Iowa where he continued to be the district supervisor for Orkin Pest Control based in Omaha, Neb., until 1971 when the moved back to Clear Lake, working for Harkers Meats as a route salesman retiring due to ill health in 1989.
He enjoyed baseball and was an avid Chicago Cubs baseball fan, enjoyed coaching little league baseball, gardening, and scouting, but his great love and enjoyment was his family and grandchildren.
Pete was instrumental in starting the Creston Centennial Parade and later was Grand Marshall in the Creston Fourth of July parade.
He was a member of the J. C. Œs in Clear Lake, Clear Lake Lions Club, and Optimist Club in Glenwood, and Zion Lutheran Church in Clear Lake.
Left to cherish his memory are his wife, JoAnn Huey; seven children, Denise Clipperton and her husband, David, of Waverly, Iowa, Daniel Huey and his wife, Kathy, of Atlantic, Iowa, Dawn Richardson and her husband, Larry, of Creston, Iowa, Duane Huey and his wife, Terri, of Van Couver, Wash., David Huey and his wife, Mary, of Medford, Or., Drew ³Tim² Huey and his wife, Mary, of Nora Springs, Iowa, and Dustin Huey and his wife, Shannon, of Clear Lake; 16 grandchildren, Jeremy and Katie Clipperton, Dianna and Emma Huey, Megan and Aaron Richardson, Amy and Stephen Huey, Cally and Lindsay Huey, Sam and Hannah Huey, Hailey, Zack, Peyton, and Tanner Huey; two great-grandchildren, Madison and Tristan Travis; one sister, Dorcas ³Patsy² Gibb of Will Grove, Pa.; as well as other relatives and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, Don, David Darwin, and Dennis, and three sisters, Doris, Dorothy, and Delpha.
Clarence A. Groven
Clarence A. Groven, 92, of Garner, Iowa, died Thursday, Sept. 13, 2001 at Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa, Mason City. His funeral was held Saturday at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Garner with the Rev. Robert Bronson officiating. Music was provided by Beverly Cataldo. Ushers were Fred Weiss and Al Voss. Pallbearers were Steve Groven, Jon Groven, Eldrick Roy Groven, Dale Roberts, Richard Brattrud, Steve Jennings and Larry Johnson. Burial was in Brush Point Cemetery, Fertile. Cataldo Funeral Home, Garner was in charge of arrangements.
Clarence A. Groven, the son of Gilbert and Caroline (Olson) Groven, was born Sept. 1, 1909 at Canby, Minn. He was baptized and confirmed at Our Savior¹s Lutheran Church in Canby. He attended the rural schools near Canby. On Sept. 30, 1934 he married Frances Wilner Brattrud at Mason City. They made their home in Canby where Clarence worked for various farmers. In 1949, they moved to Hanlontown where he worked as a carpenter and helped farmers in the area. In 1996, he moved to Prairie View Apartments in Garner and in July of 2000 to Concord Care Center. Clarence enjoyed his family, fishing and playing dominoes. He was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Garner.
He is survived by his children, Anna Niles of Mason City, Cecil Groven and his wife, Lenora, of Garner, Carroll Groven and his wife, Sandra, of Richmond, Va., Richard Groven and his wife, Julie, of Rogersville, Mo., Gilbert Groven of Colorado Springs, Colo., Jerry Groven and his wife, Toni, of Nora Springs, Iowa, Robert Groven and his wife, Linda, of Omaha, Neb. and Clarice Nauman and her husband, James, of Rudd, Iowa; a daughter-in-law, Tammy Groven of Mondovi, Wis.; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; two sisters, Gida Hasner of Canby, Minn. and Frances Lacina of Colorado Springs, Colo.; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Frances Wilner Groven in 1974; a daughter, Rosecella Noragon in 1982; a son, Thomas, in 1998; three sisters, Agnes, Hilma and Helen; and four brothers, Albin, Eldrick Roy, George and Melvin.
Donald Keith Peckham Jr.
Donald Keith Peckham Jr., 44, of Clear Lake, Iowa, died Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2001 while working at Winnebago Industries, Forest City, Iowa. A funeral service was held Saturday, Sept. 29, at the United Methodist Church, 508 2nd Ave N., Clear Lake, Iowa. The Rev. Fred Lewis will officiated. Interment was held at the Clear Lake Cemetery. Memorials may be given to the Donald K. Peckam Jr. Memorial Fund.
Donnie was born June 4, 1957, in Mason City, Iowa, the son of Donald Keith and Rosie (Johnson) Peckham. He graduated from Clear Lake High School in 1975. Donnie first worked at Winnebago for a year. He then worked at the Clear Lake Bakery for 22 years in the pastry department and the last three years as supervisor. After the bakery closed he went back to Winnebago as a welder.
Donnie was an avid bowler, loved his motorcycle, was a big golfer, and loved boating, skiing and playing pool. He bowled a 700 last Monday night.
He was a kind and caring person who never knew a stranger. He was a member of the Town Pump team in the Monday night Bowling league.
Donnie is survived by his son, Darell Peckham, Mason City; his parents, Donald K. and Rosie Peckham, Clear Lake; a stepson, Aaron Versendaal, Grinnell, Iowa; a stepdaughter, Allison Davis and her husband, Paul, Grinnell; three grandchildren, Jordan, Jarrett and Jagger Davis; three sisters, Tyies Andersen and her husband, Ron, and their children, Ally and Ryan, Mason City, Iowa, Vickie Greeley and her husband, Ray, and their children Jenny, Daniel Scott and Brenda, Clear Lake, Linda Richardson and her husband, David, and their children, Olivia and Jesse, Clear Lake,; one brother, Ted Peckham and his wife, Lisa, and their children, Dylan and Heather, Fairford, England; and special friend Susan Becker and her children, Mark and Amanda, Clear Lake; and aunts, uncles and cousins.
Donnie was preceded in death by his grandparents, Ted and LaVonne Johnson and Alfred and Cecil Peckham.
Annie Vieve Duesenberg
Annie Vieve Duesenberg, 88, formerly of Clear Lake, died Monday Sept. 24, 2001 in Abilene, Texas. Funeral services were held Thursday, Sept. 27, at the Christian Church, 303 Highway 18 West, Clear Lake, with the Rev. Mark Young officiating. Interment was in the Clear Lake Cemetery. The family suggests memorials be sent to H. Milton Duesenberg, 105 N. 9th St.,Clear Lake, Iowa 50428 for the Clear Lake Christian Church, Clear Lake Senior Citizens, or Windcrest Alzheimer¹s Care Center, Abilene, Texas.
Annie Vieve was born Feb. 22, 1913, in Oakwood, Texas. She was the youngest of six children, of Mac Otis and Leila Irene (Lankster) Johnson. She had three sisters and two brothers. She met her husband Milton H. Duesenberg, a native of Garner, Iowa in Oakwood. Milton was in Texas working on var¹s home. Milton and Annie Vieve were married May 25, 1933 in Shreveport, La. and left immediately for Iowa, where Milton worked on road construction. After moving from locality to locality to follow the construction, they settled in Clear Lake in 1939, where Milton joined a family road building firm and Annie Vieve was a homemaker.
Annie Vieve was a lifetime member of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Clear Lake. She taught Sunday School (all ages), was active in women's group, sang in the choir, advised youth groups and held district offices. Other activities included Eastern Star, Music Mothers, Progress Club, Republican Women, and was a Girl Scout leader.
Annie Vieve is survived by her son, H. Milton Duesenberg and his wife, Lois of Clear Lake; two daughters, Beverly Moeller and her husband, Michael, of Sioux City, Iowa, and Dana Sue Martin of Aspermont, Texas; eight grandchildren, Linda Stelter and her husband, Daryl, Gail Bridgeland and her husband, John, Dana Jo Duesenberg, Ann Rickord and her husband, Bill, John Moeller and his wife, Amy, Richard Moeller and his wife, Denise, Jeffrey Martin and his wife, Shelly, and Roland Martin and his wife, Donna; thirteen great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild; three sisters-in-law, Opal Duesenberg of Clear Lake, Marie Duesenberg of Kalamazoo, Mi., and Ruby
(Johnson) Clinton of Oakwood, Texas; and many nieces and nephews.
Annie Vieve was preceded in death by her parents; husband Milton; grand-daughter, Eva Irene Martin; great-grandchild, Joseph David Moeller; three sisters, Myrtle Vannatta, Dana Grayson, Laurine Dixon; two brothers, Karl Johnson and Lankster Johnson.
Joan Louise Linahon
Joan Louise Linahon, 64, Clear Lake, died Monday, Sept. 24, 2001, at the Muse Norris Hospice Inpatient, Mason City, Iowa. Funeral services were held Thursday Sept. 27, at the Zion Lutheran Church in Clear Lake with the Rev. Kermit Roisen officiating. Interment was in the Clear Lake Cemetery. The family suggests memorials to the Joan Linahon Memorial Fund.
Joan was born in Minneapolis, Minn., the daughter of Darrell and Eleanor
(Wenger) Hieronymus. Joan graduated from high school in Minneapolis and attended St. Mary¹s School of Nursing in St. Paul, Minn. Joan married Patrick N. Linahon on Dec. 5, 1955 at Hampton, Iowa. After marriage they lived in Minneapolis, moving to Clear Lake in 1956. Joan worked at a Mason City bank before they moved to Bondurant, Iowa where she drove school bus for two years. After moving back to Clear Lake she drove school bus for about eight years. In 1991 they owned and operated Clear Lake Appliance until 2000.
Joan liked to bowl, play golf, and cook. She made ceramics for many years and enjoyed sewing. Joan and her sisters would send jigsaw puzzles to each other. She also worked crossword puzzles, played games, and was a great movie buff.
Joan is survived by her husband, Patrick N. Linahon; two children, Michael Linahon and his wife, Lisa, of Algona, Iowa, and Linda Ernster and her husband, Michael, of Clear Lake; two sisters, Gerry Small and her husband, Jacke, of Irvine, Calif. and Susan Barnhouse and her husband, Charles, of Orange, Calif.; five grandchildren, Emily Ernster, Grace Ernster, Jennifer Linahon, Lauren Linahon, Katie Linahon; and several nieces and nephews.
Her parents preceded her in death.