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Globe Gazette Obituaries

PUBLISHED FRIDAY, JANUARY 11, 2002.

Obituaries are presented as a community service of Fullerton Funeral Homes. Information is submitted by families or provided by funeral homes for publication in the Globe Gazette and Globe Online.



DAVID C. 'OLE' OLSON

CLEAR LAKE - David C. "Ole" Olson, 51, of Clear Lake, died Wednesday (Jan. 9, 2002) at the Oakwood Care Center.

Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday at the Ward-Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, 101 N. Fourth St. in Clear Lake, with the Rev. Leo Riley officiating. Inurnment will be at a later time in the Clear Lake Cemetery.

Visitation will be one hour before the memorial service.

The Family suggests memorials to the David C. Olson Memorial Fund.

David was born Sept. 1, 1950, in Mason City, the son of Clare and Violet (Jolly) Olson. He attended Ventura High School. He farmed in the Clear Lake area.

David married Pamela Jilek on Oct. 11, 1975, in Mason City. They lived on the farm south of Clear Lake.

He enjoyed riding his Harley, being with his daughter, Ashley, working on cars, fishing and hunting.

David was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in January 1987 and on May 28, 1992, he became a resident of Oakwood Care Center. The family would like to thank Oakwood Care Center and Hospice of North Iowa for the wonderful care they gave their loved one.

David is survived by Pamela Olson, of Clear Lake; his daughter, Ashley Olson, of Clear Lake; parents, Clare Olson and Violet Olson, of Clear Lake; three sisters, Mary Butts and her husband, Dale, Marcia Gardinier and her husband, Jim, and Ruth Clemons and her husband, Kent, all of Clear Lake; and several aunts and uncles.

His grandparents preceded him in death.

Ward-Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, (641) 357-2193.

ANNA HERZOG

MASON CITY - Anna Herzog, 97, of 302 Second St. N.E., died Wednesday (Jan. 9, 2002) at Good Shepherd Health Center.

A funeral Mass will be held 10 a.m. on Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 302 Fifth St. S.E. in Mason City, with Rev. Chris Podhajsky officiating. Burial will be in Elmwood-St. Joseph Cemetery in Mason City.

Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. today at Hogan-Bremer-Moore Colonial Chapel, 126 Third St. N.E. in Mason City, where a Catholic Daughters of the Americas rosary will be said at 4 p.m. followed by a scriptural wake service at 7 p.m.

Memorials may be given to St. Joseph Catholic Church or Newman Catholic Schools.

Anna was born Sept. 16, 1904, at Charles City, a daughter of Miller and Minnie (Koebrick) Ellis. She was united in marriage to Leo Herzog on April 6, 1926, at Ionia.

Anna attended Charles City schools, and has been a resident of Mason City for the past 74 years.

She enjoyed caring for her family and home and was especially proud of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Catholic Daughters of the Americas, and VFW auxiliary, all in Mason City.

Anna is survived by, her daughter, Rosanna Bartholomew, of Mason City; six grandchildren, Craig Bartholomew and his wife, Karen, of Mason City, Deb Ballantyne and her husband, Bob, of Mason City, Wanda Hodak and her husband, Nick, of Mason City, Terry Bartholomew and his wife, Theresa, of Waukee, Jeff Bartholomew and his wife, Kandee, of Mason City, and Paul Bartholomew and his wife, Pam, of Mason City; 17 great-grandchildren, Chad Bartholomew and his wife, Melissa, of Des Moines, Krista Bartholomew, of Denver, Colo., Michelle Bartholomew, of Mason City, Lori Williams and her husband, Mike, of Mason City, Jennifer Smith and her husband, Troy, of Mason City, Julie Marlow and her husband, Troy, of Des Moines, Frank Hodak, of Manly, Noah Hodak and his wife, Jeni, of Mason City, Nicolette Hodak, of Mason City, Matthew Bartholomew, of Waukee, Ben Bartholomew, of Norfolk, Va., Jacob Bartholomew, of Mason City, Katee Bartholomew, of Mason City, Alicia Bartholomew, of Mason City, Tyler Bartholomew, of Mason City, Alex Bartholomew, of Mason City, and Mattison Bartholomew, of Mason City; 14 great-great-grandchildren, Blane, Brandon, Haley, Kyler, Colin, Rylie, Zach, Tristan, Trinity, Kade, Ashlyn, Zakariah, Ezekial and Aizik; a sister-in-law, Olive Ellis, of Charles City; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death, by her parents; her husband, Leo, in 1985; two brothers; two sisters; and a son-in-law, Alvin Bartholomew.

Hogan-Bremer-Moore Colonial Chapel, (641) 423-2372.

EDNA M. SMITH

GARNER - Edna M. Smith, 91, of Garner, died Wednesday (Jan. 9, 2002) at the Concord Care Center in Garner.

Her funeral will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday at the Zion Evangelical and Reformed Church in Garner, with the Rev. Darrell Weber officiating. Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery in Mason City.

Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Cataldo Funeral Home, Garner, and one hour before services at the church.

Memorial contributions may be given to the Edna Smith Memorial Fund.

Edna Mae Smith, the daughter of Fred and Maren (Back) Petersen, was born May 4, 1910, at Blairstown. She attended school at Belle Plaine and then moved with her family to Garner, where she graduated from high school in 1927. Following graduation, she taught rural school.

On May 4, 1929, she was married to Earle Smith at Garner. They farmed southeast of Garner until 1970, when they retired and moved into Garner.

Edna enjoyed her great-grandchildren and playing cards. She was a member of Zion Evangelical and Reformed Church.

Edna is survived by her daughter, Joan Dirksen and her husband, Merv, of Clear Lake; two grandsons, Scott Dirksen of Clear Lake and Kevin Dirksen and his wife, Dawn, of Columbus, Ind.; two great-grandsons, Matthew and Stefan Dirksen of Columbus, Ind.; a sister, Kathryn Goll, of Garner; and many nieces, nephews and good friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Earle, on Aug. 4, 1989; two brothers; and two sisters.

Cataldo Funeral Home, (641) 923-2841.

KATHRYN HEBEL

MASON CITY - Kathryn Hebel, 78, fondly known as Katie, passed away on Wednesday (Jan. 9, 2002) due to complications from surgery.

A funeral mass will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Manly, with the Rev. David Kucera officiating. Interment will follow at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. on Saturday at the Bride Colonial Chapel, 110 Spring St. in Manly.

Memorials may be directed to the Kathryn Hebel Memorial Fund.

Kathryn (Basgall) Hebel was born April 3, 1923, in Manly. She was the daughter of Emmanuel and Barbara (Frank) Basgall. She was married to Gerald (Jack) Hebel on Nov. 18, 1942, at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Manly.

Katie lived the majority of her life in Manly. She enjoyed watching television with her husband, Jack, especially "The Price is Right," "Wheel of Fortune" and John Wayne movies.

She also loved to spend time with her sisters, playing cards and bingo, fishing and golfing. Special time was spent with her daughters, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Katie's special friend, her cat, Angel, brought her much joy and a constant napping partner. Katie will be remembered for her generosity and gentle nature. She spread her love to everyone who ever touched her life. Katie and Jack were beginning their 60th year of marriage.

Katie's surviving family include her husband, three daughters, six grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, one expectant great-grandchild, one brother and two sisters.

Those surviving are daughter, Juanita and Jim Cooper, of Manly; granddaughter, Kim and Glen Venz, of Houston, Texas; and great-grandchildren, Nathan, Natasha and Nicole; and grandson, Justin Cooper, a student in Ames.

Daughter, Loretta and Tom Paten, of Las Vegas, Nev.; granddaughter, Kelley and Bill Smith, of Detroit, with baby Smith on the way; and granddaughter, Shawnda Westly of Sacramento, Calif.

Daughter, Kathleen (Kathi) and Joel Jensen, of Cedar Rapids, and grandsons, Joshua and Jacob.

Brother, Jake Bagsall of Los Angeles; sisters, Maggie Reed and Bobbie Lenhart, both of Clear Lake.

Katie will be missed greatly by her family, friends and Angel.

Bride Colonial Chapel, (641) 454-2242.

JOSEPH 'JOE' NEGRETE

BELMOND - Joseph "Joe" Negrete, 79, of Belmond, passed away Wednesday (Jan. 9, 2002) at the Belmond Medical Center in Belmond.

His funeral will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Belmond. Father David Beckman and Deacon Nick Schmit will officiate. Burial will take place in the St. Francis Cemetery, with graveside military rites provided by the Belmond Honor Guard.

Visitation for Joseph "Joe" Negrete will be held from 3 to 8 p.m. today at the Dugger Ewing Funeral Home in Belmond, with a parish rosary at 3 p.m. and a scriptural wake service at 7:30 p.m. There will be additional visitation one hour before services on Saturday at the church.

Joseph "Joe" Negrete, the son of Simon and Guadalupe (Ramerez) Negrete, was born March 12, 1922, in Walesburg, Colo. At age 9 he moved to Belmond with his family. He was baptized and confirmed in the Catholic faith.

Joseph was inducted into the U.S. Navy in 1942. He served in the European Theater of Operation and the South Pacific. While in service he served on board the U.S.S. Dorthea and the U.S.S. Betelgeuse. He drove amphibious landing boats. He returned home in 1945.

Joseph was united in marriage to Mary Argumedo on Feb. 26, 1949, in West Des Moines. The couple made their home in Belmond, where they raised their family. Joe was employed by General Mills and Central Soya. He retired at age 59.

Joe was a very avid gardener. His pride and joy was his garden. He also spent a lot of time mowing lawns. Joe attended seven Navy reunions starting in February 1986.

Joseph is survived by his wife, Mary, of Belmond; three sons, Frank, of Clarion, Dennis and his wife, Beatrice, of Belmond, and David and his wife, Kayla, of Grimes; four grandchildren, Jesse and his wife, Shawna, Jessica, Brennan, and Brock; two great-grandchildren, Kobe and Vada; 10 brothers and sisters, Jean Schwartz, of Belmond, Jesus Negrete, of Belmond, Conie Swanson and her husband, Cecil, of Des Moines, Mary Negrete, of San Francisco, Isabelle Negrete, of San Diego, Nellie Fleming and her husband, Marvin, of Omaha, Neb., Simon Jr. and his wife, Rosie, of Rocklin, Calif., Ruth Matthews and her husband, Tom, of Neptune, Fla., Stella Bougous and her husband, George, of South Lyon, Mich., and Robert Negrete, of Indiana; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Joseph is preceded in death by his parents, four brothers and one sister.

Dugger Ewing Funeral Home, (641) 444-3248.

JOHN EMMERT

MASON CITY - John Emmert, 86, of 5100 Fourth St. S.E., died Tuesday (Jan. 8, 2002) at the Heritage Care Center in Mason City.

His funeral will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday at Major Erickson Funeral Home, 111 N. Pennsylvania Ave., with the Rev. Richard Pippert of Shell Rock Valley United Methodist Churches officiating. Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Major Erickson Funeral Home.

Memorials may be given to Hospice of North Iowa.

John Emmert was born Feb. 1, 1915, in Cerro Gordo County. He was the son of Ben and Maude Emmert. When John was one week old, he and his family moved one mile south to the current Emmert farm. He lived and worked there all of his life. He was a 1932 graduate of Mason City High School.

John met his wife, Lois, at a box social. She was the schoolteacher at Portland No. 2, across the road from the north end of the farm. John's rows were not as straight as usual that year.

They married on Jan. 1, 1939, and lived on the farm. John farmed with his father, Ben, and his uncle, Frank Emmert. They milked cows, raised grain and purebred Poland China pigs. In 1955 they had a Grand Champion boar at the Iowa State Fair.

John enjoyed farming and hunting. He especially liked coon hunting and coon dogs. After a long day in the fields, John could be found walking the woods at night listening to his hound trail a coon. His hunting partners and their families became dear friends.

John was also a strong supporter of 4-H and his children's projects in 4-H. He was active as a 4-H project leader and for a time was swine chairman at the North Iowa Fair. He was a member of NIVA, the antique car club. He drove his 1929 Model A Ford in parades and club trips. He greatly enjoyed the friends from that group. As an avid supporter of the Kinney Pioneer Museum, he donated his Model A and antique guns.

He also always looked forward to his monthly Class of 32 reunion breakfasts. John touched the lives of many people. He helped teach them to hunt, farm and work. He never met a person he could not talk to and had a genuine interest in them. He will be missed by many.

He is survived by his children, Donita McCoy and husband, Dick, of Ames, Deanna Dow and husband, Dave, of Loveland, Colo., and Doyce Emmert and wife, Trish, of Walhalla, S. C.; grandchildren, Peter McCoy of Norwood, N.Y., Shawn McCoy, of Sioux City, Meagan McCoy of Ft. Madison, Shannon McCoy and wife, Jenny, of Ft. Washington, Md., Dawn Karr and husband, Joe, of Loveland, Colo., Daniel Dow, of Denver, Colo., Katy Emmert, of Greensboro, N.C., Todd Emmert, of Chapel Hill, N.C.; one great-grandchild, Brendon McCoy; brother, George Emmert, of Mason City; two sisters, Evelyn Carlson, of Richland, Wash., and Frances Johnson and husband, Russell, of Oconomowoc, Wis.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and wife, Lois.

Major Erickson Funeral Home & Crematory, (641) 423-0924.

SYLVIA M. SIEFKES

CHARLES CITY - Sylvia M. Siefkes, 95, died Thursday (Jan.10, 2002) at Riverside Chautauqua Guest Home in Charles City.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Fullerton Hage Funeral Home, 401 Blunt St. in Charles City, (641) 228-4211.

BRUCE A. MEAD

CLEAR LAKE - Bruce A. Mead, 59, of Corpus Christi, Texas, died Sunday (Jan. 6, 2002) at his home in Corpus Christi.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at the Ward-Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, 101 N. Fourth St. in Clear Lake, (641) 357-2193.

GERTRUDE MEYER

CLEAR LAKE - Gertrude Meyer, 98, of Clear Lake, died Thursday (Jan. 10, 2002) at the Good Shepherd Health Care Center in Mason City.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at the Ward-Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, 101 N. Fourth St. in Clear Lake, (641) 375-2193.

DOROTHY M. DALL

MASON CITY - Dorothy M. Dall, 88, of Maplewood, N. J., formerly of Mason City, died Wednesday (Jan. 9, 2002) at her home.

A funeral mass will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday at Holy Family Catholic Church, 714 N. Adams Ave., with the Rev. Dennis Cahill officiating.

A rosary service will be held at 5 p.m. today at Major Erickson Funeral Home, 111 N. Pennsylvania Ave., with visitation until 7 p.m.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude.

Dorothy Maribelle Dall was born April 4, 1913, in Mason City, the daughter of Harry and Florence (McCook) Conlin. She was a graduate of Mason City High School.

Her career included many years at Northwestern Bell and AT & T. She retired from AT & T in the late 1970s.

She moved to New Jersey in 1998 to be closer to family.

She was a former member of Holy Family Catholic Church, a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, and the Telephone Pioneers Association.

She is survived by her daughter, Nancy Raquet and husband, Walter, of Greenwich, Conn.; her granddaughter, Kelly Poland and fiancé, Adam Stanislavsky, of Manhattan, N.Y.; and her best friend, Naomi Jensen, of Mason City.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and her sister, Jane Conlin.

Major Erickson Funeral Home & Crematory, (641) 423-0924.

MICHELLE JANSON SINNOTT

CEDAR RAPIDS - Michelle Janson Sinnott, 25, of 4233 Sunland Court S.E. in Cedar Rapids, died Saturday (Jan. 5, 2002) in her home after a short illness.

Services were held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2002, at the First Lutheran Church in Cedar Rapids, with the Rev. Daniel Kolander officiating. Burial was Wednesday, Jan. 9, at the Graceland Cemetery in Webster City.

Survivors include her parents, Dalene and Michael Sinnott; two brothers, Michael Hayes Sinnott Jr. and Matthew Braden Sinnott; and her fiance, Michael Vasquez, all of Cedar Rapids; her grandparents, Bob and Charlotte Sinnott, of Mason City and Irene Braden, of West Des Moines; an aunt, Becki Braden, of West Des Moines; two uncles, Danny Sinnott, of Reno, Nev., and Bill (Shirley) Sinnott, of Waterloo; cousins, Mark, Megan and Melissa; and the family Dalmatian, Carrie.

She was preceded in death by two great-grandmothers, Myrtle Sinnott and Berthilda Janson.

Born Nov. 1, 1976, in Cedar Rapids to Michael and Dalene Sinnott, Michelle was a graduate of Washington High School and was pursuing her career at Kirkwood and Mount Mercy College for a degree in special education. She was a teacher associate at Kennedy in the behavioral disabilities classroom. She also worked at Hy-Vee in Cedar Rapids.

Memorials may be directed to the family.

The Teahen Funeral Home in Cedar Rapids was in charge of arrangements.

LYLE 'BUD' FRASER

BURT - Lyle "Bud" Fraser, 83, of Burt, died Tuesday (Jan. 8, 2002) at Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa in Mason City.

His funeral will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday at St. John's Lutheran Church in Burt, with the Rev. Jonathan C. Watt officiating. Burial will be in East Lawn Cemetery in Algona.

Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. today at Garry-Roberts-Murphy-Schaaf Funeral Home in Algona, (515) 295-3731.

ALICE A. FRASER

BURT - Alice A. Fraser, 79, of Burt, died Thursday (Jan. 10, 2002) at Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa in Mason City.

Her funeral will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday at St. John's Lutheran Church in Burt, with the Rev. Jonathan C. Watt officiating. Burial will be in East Lawn Cemetery in Algona.

Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. today at Garry-Roberts-Murphy-Schaaf Funeral Home in Algona, (515) 295-3731.

LEONE L. CELONI

ALGONA - Leone L. Celoni, 89, of Algona, died Thursday (Jan. 10, 2002) at Good Samaritan Center in Algona.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday at St. Cecelia Catholic Church in Algona, with Father Steve Brodersen officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in Algona.

Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. until time of services on Saturday at St. Cecelia Catholic Church.

Garry-Roberts-Murphy-Schaaf Funeral Home in Algona is in charge of arrangements, (515) 295-373


Globe Gazette Obituaries

PUBLISHED SATURDAY, JANUARY 12, 2002.

Obituaries are presented as a community service of Fullerton Funeral Homes. Information is submitted by families or provided by funeral homes for publication in the Globe Gazette and Globe Online.

VALDA DILLEY

CHARLES CITY - Valda Dilley, 76, of 602 11th St., died Friday (Jan. 11, 2002) at the 11th Street Chautauqua Guest Home in Charles City.

Arrangements are incomplete at Hauser Funeral Home, 1205 S. Main St. in Charles City.

Hauser Funeral Home, (641) 228-2323.

ALICE REGINA TRUSTEM

LAKE MILLS - Alice Regina Trustem, 91, of Lake Mills, died Friday (Jan. 11, 2002) at Muse Norris Hospice Unit in Mason City.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the Salem Lutheran Church in Lake Mills, with the Rev. Kevin Mackey and the Rev. Roger Dykstra officiating. Burial will be in Bristol Cemetery in rural Joice.

Visitation will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Mittelstadt Funeral Home in Lake Mills.

Mittelstadt Funeral Home, (641) 592-0221.

ALLAN G. HUGO

LAKOTA - Allan G. Hugo, 23, of Lakota, died Friday (Jan. 11, 2002) at his home.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Congregational Church in Buffalo Center with the Rev. David Langer officiating. Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery in Buffalo Center.

Visitation will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Winter Funeral Home in Buffalo Center and one hour before services Monday at the church.

Winter Funeral Home, (641) 562-2858.

ALPHA C. STEVENS

FOREST CITY - Alpha Stevens, 90, of Forest City, died Friday (Jan. 11, 2002) at the Woodwinds Hospital in Woodbury, Minn.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Forest City, with the Rev. Michelle Simonson officiating. Burial will be at Oakland Cemetery in Forest City.

Visitation will be one hour prior to service at the church.

Petersen Lund Funeral Home, 505 N. Clark St. in Forest City, is in charge of arrangements.

Petersen Lund Funeral Home, (641) 585-2685.

GERTRUDE A. MEYER

CLEAR LAKE - Gertrude A. Meyer, 98, of Mason City and formerly of Clear Lake, died Thursday (Jan. 10, 2002) at the Good Shepherd Care Center in Mason City.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Ventura, with the Rev. Daird Korth officiating. A graveside service will be held at 1:15 p.m. Monday at the Clear Lake Cemetery.

Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service on Monday at the church.

Memorials may be directed to either the Clear Lake or Ventura public libraries.

Ward Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, 101 N. Fourth St. in Clear Lake, is in charge of the arrangements.

Gertrude was born April 27, 1903, in Elkader, the daughter of Fred and Minnie (Behrens) Radloff. She moved from Elkader to the Klemme area before being united in marriage to Victor Meyer in Garner.

They farmed near Garner and Ventura for many years and in 1937, while still farming, they purchased the Mason City Hatchery. In 1956, they ceased farming and moved to Clear Lake while continuing to operate the hatchery.

Gertrude was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church and the Dorcas Society, the Ventura Garden Club and the R.H. Club in Ventura.

She enjoyed spending time gardening and flowers.

Gertrude is survived by her two daughters, Dolores Kotz and her husband, Earl, of Clear Lake, and Janice Waldron and her husband, Don, of Winter Park, Colo.; nine grandchildren, Dennis Kotz and his wife, Tanya, of Clear Lake, Krismar Kotz, of Mason City, Randall Kotz and his wife, Dianne, of Clear Lake, Dana Wilkinson and her husband, Mark, of Bettendorf, Dawn Harrington and her husband, Paul, of Woden, Brian Waldron and his wife, Rita, of Ventura, and Todd Waldron and his wife, Sherri, Craig Waldron and Scott Waldron, all of Winter Park, Colo.; 15 great-grandchildren, five sisters-in-law, Evelyn Radloff, Ann Radloff, Lydia Schneider, Arlis Meyer and Esther Meyer, as well as other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, one daughter, Lanida Willig, and seven brothers and sisters.

Ward Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, (641) 357-2193.

HAROLD E. BOCK

BELMOND - Harold E. Bock, 79, of Belmond, died Friday (Jan. 11, 2002) at Belmond Medical Center.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Belmond, with Father David Beckman and Deacon Nick Schmit officiating. Burial will be in St. Francis Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Dugger Ewing Funeral Home in Belmond, with a 4 p.m. parish rosary and a 7 p.m. scriptural wake service. Visitation will also be one hour prior to services on Monday at the church.

Dugger Ewing Funeral Home, (641) 444-3248.

DAVID J. PERDUE

MASON CITY - David J. Perdue, 84, 1310 N. Carolina Place, Mason City, died Tuesday (Jan. 8, 2002) at the Good Shepherd Care Center in Mason City.

Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in the Willson Chapel at the First Congregational Church United Church of Christ, 100 First St. N.E. in Mason City, with the Rev. Richard D. Scheerer officiating. Inurnment will be at 9 a.m. Tuesday at Memorial Park Cemetery, Highway 18 West, Mason City.

Friends may call one hour prior to service time Monday at the church.

According to his wishes, his body was cremated.

The family of David J. Perdue has requested that memorial contributions be made to Hospice of North Iowa or to Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa Cancer Center in Mason City in his memory.

Hogan-Bremer-Moore Colonial Chapel, 126 Third St. N.E. in Mason City, is in charge of the arrangements.

David J. Perdue was born on March 12, 1917, in Rockwell, the son of Dean and Addie (Campbell) Perdue. He attended and received his education in the Rockwell school system, graduating from Rockwell High School.

He was united in marriage to Bernice Rogozinski on Nov. 16, 1942, in Rockford, Ill. David was a professional trumpet player, and played in the municipal band in Mason City and served in the 345th ASF Army Band during World War II.

David worked as a branch manager out of Mason City for Frito Lay Co., and also worked for the Mason City school system as a school bus driver and also worked part-time as a custodian for the Mason City schools.

He loved camping, reading, dogs, classical and big-band music, and his country, but his great love and enjoyment was his family.

He was a member of the First Congregational Church United Church of Christ in Mason City.

Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of 59 years, Bernice Perdue, of Mason City; a loving daughter, Laura Perdue, and son-in-law, Dennis Smothers, of St. Paul, Minn.; a sister, Dorothy Schmidt, of West Des Moines; and many nieces and nephews as well as other relatives and friends.

His parents, a sister, Delores Burgess, and a brother, Daniel Perdue, preceded him in death.

David will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by his family.

Hogan-Bremer-Moore Colonial Chapel, (641) 423-2372.

JANE SVENDSEN

HAMPTON - Jane Svendsen, 84, of Hampton, died Friday (Jan. 11, 2002) at the Hampton Care Center.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Sietsema Vogel Funeral Home in Hampton.

Sietsema Vogel Funeral Home, (641) 456-3232.

SYLVIA M. SIEFKES

CHARLES CITY - Sylvia M. "Syd" Siefkes, 95, died Thursday (Jan. 10, 2002) at the Riverside Chautauqua Guest Home in Charles City.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church in Charles City with the Rev. Dennis Niezwaag officiating. Interment will follow in Riverside Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Fullerton Hage Funeral Home, 401 Blunt St. in Charles City. Visitation will continue one hour prior to services on Monday at the church.

Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to direct memorials to the St. John Lutheran Church in Charles City.

Fullerton Hage Funeral Home, (641) 228-4211


Globe Gazette Obituaries

PUBLISHED SUNDAY, JANUARY 13, 2002.

Obituaries are presented as a community service of Fullerton Funeral Homes. Information is submitted by families or provided by funeral homes for publication in the Globe Gazette and Globe Online.

MINNIE R. KRULL

CRYSTAL LAKE - Minnie R. Krull, 94, died Saturday (Jan. 12, 2002) at Kavanagh House, Des Moines.

Her funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the United Methodist Church in Crystal Lake with the Rev. Gary Marzolf officiating. Interment will be in Olena Mound Cemetery, Buffalo Center.

Visitation will be held one hour prior to the services at the church Tuesday. Cataldo Funeral Home, Britt, is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be directed to the Minnie Krull Memorial Fund.

Cataldo Funeral Home, (641) 843-3811

ALICE REGINA TRUSTEM

LAKE MILLS - Alice Regina Trustem, 91, of Lake Mills, died Friday (Jan. 11, 2002) at Muse Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit in Mason City.

Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Monday at Salem Lutheran Church in Lake Mills with Rev. Kevin Mackey and Rev. Roger Dykstra officiating. Burial will take place at the Bristol Cemetery in rural Joice.

Visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m. today at Mittelstadt Funeral Home, 209 N. Washington, Lake Mills.

Alice Regina Trustem was born on the Hanson family farm in rural Northwood on March 12, 1910. She was delivered into this world by her mother and father as there was no mid-wife or attendant. She was the second of six children. Her heritage is that of being descended from Norwegian pioneers who arrived and settled in Worth County in the early 1850s.

Her mother, Mary, died in the 1918 worldwide flu epidemic when Alice was only eight years old. She then lived with her Grandma Orpen and various other aunts and uncles. She returned home in her teens to help care for her father and two of her brothers, Hank and Reuben. During this time she also worked as a housekeeper for various families.

Alice was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran Faith at Bristol Lutheran Church in rural Joice. She received her instruction for confirmation in Norwegian. Alice remained a lifelong member and supported the Bristol church until its closing in the 1980s. She then joined Salem Lutheran, where she remained until the time of her death.

Her formal education was received at Brookfield No. 3 township school. She attended through the eighth grade and then briefly attended Northwood High School.

She married Edward K. Trustem on Oct. 4, 1934, at the Little Brown Church in Nashua. Her husband, Ed, was an immigrant from Gol, Hallingdahl, Norway, who served in the Royal Norwegian Army with Crown Prince (later King) Olaf of Norway.

They were blessed with two children, Kermit Arlen and Rose Ann Marie. Together, they farmed on various locations in the Northwood area until purchasing the family farm from her father in 1947. Ed, a carpenter by trade, built a new house, and they remained farming there until 1969, when it was sold to her relative and his wife, Ernest and Erma Hanson. They built a new house in Northwood and lived there from 1969-1976. Following 16 years of employment with Deluxe (now Fleetguard), Alice retired and they built a new house in Lake Mills and moved here to be nearer to their daughter and grandchildren.

Alice enjoyed cooking, baking, gardening, flowers (especially yellow roses), embroidering, making jams and jellies, reading, traveling and watching comedies on television. She was near to completely reading the Bible.

In March 2001, Alice was honored when she was crowned Queen of "A Night In Old Ireland...a medieval feast" play and dinner in LeRoy, Minn. She was the last queen crowned in their last performance. She was deeply touched and honored.

Alice looked forward to visits from her family, friends and ministers. She loved her family and friends deeply and was loved deeply by them.

On Thursday, January 10, 2002, in the early morning hours, the Lord's Angel was revealed to her, coming to take her home to her Savior.

She departed this life and passed into eternity at 5:24 a.m. Friday, January 11, 2002, with her family at her bedside during Pastor Dykstra's reading of the 23rd Psalm.

She is survived by her son, Kermit Trustem; her daughter, Rose Ann and her husband, Dennis Hill, all of Lake Mills; five grandchildren, Jerry Hill of Lake Mills, Jeffrey and his wife, Kim Hill, of Austin, Texas, Audra and her husband, Chris Stambaugh, of Rollingstone, Minn., and Jennifer Trustem and Laura Trustem, both of McKinleyville, Calif.; two great-grandchildren, Elizabeth and Joshua Hill of Austin, Texas; one sister, Eleanor Gensrich of Hatton, N.D.; one sister-in-law, Edna Hanson of Northwood, and many nieces, nephews, relatives in the United States, Canada and Norway.

Alice was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Edward; three brothers, Henry Hanson, Reuben Hanson and Milton Aarback; one sister, Lillian Stumo; and one grandson, Erik Russell Trustem.

Her absence will be felt by all whom she loved and who loved her. She is safe in the hands of the Lord forever.

Mittelstadt Funeral Home and Cremation, (641) 592-0221

HAROLD E. BOCK

BELMOND - Harold E. Bock, 79, of Belmond, passed away Friday (Jan. 11, 2002) at the Belmond Medical Center.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Belmond with the Rev. David Beckman and Deacon Nick Schmit officiating. Burial will take place in St. Francis Cemetery near Belmond. Graveside military rites will be conducted by the Rowan American Legion Post No. 159 and the Belmond Honor Guard.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the Dugger Ewing Funeral Home in Belmond and will resume one hour prior to the service at the church Monday. A parish rosary will begin at 4 p.m. today at the funeral home with a scriptural wake service at 7 p.m. Sunday.

Harold, the son of Carl and Minnie Kahl Bock, was born Dec. 3, 1922, in Remsen, Iowa. Harold grew up in the Remsen area, where he attended country schools and graduated from Remsen Union Consolidated country school in 1941. He then attended the University of Iowa for two years before returning home to Remsen to farm.

Harold entered the U.S. Navy in 1944. He served on the U.S.S. Franklin Roosevelt. Harold's duties included patrolling the east and west coastlines of the United States during World War II. He returned home in 1946.

Harold was united in marriage to Mary Lage on June 14, 1949, at St Michael's in Kingsley, Iowa. The couple made their home in the Remsen and Kingsley areas, where Harold farmed. In 1960 the Bocks moved to Belmond, where Harold continued to farm. Harold eventually turned his farming operation over to his boys, but never really retired from the farm.

Harold liked to travel. He loved spending time with his wife and being at family activities, especially the family campouts. Harold never missed a day of solving the problems of the world with the coffee crowd at True Value. His biggest hobby was farming. Working on the tractors or tinkering on machinery, he was a fix-it man. His brand of tractor was Allis-Chalmers. The tractors had to be orange. He truly loved helping his boys farm. Ultimately, his pride and joy was his family.

Harold was a member of the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Belmond. He served his church in many capacities, most notably: Parish Grounds Committee, Cemetery Trustee and in the Knights of Columbus. In the last year, Harold was presented with the Honorary Lifetime Member Award from the Knights of Columbus for 25 years of continuous service.

Harold is survived by his wife, Mary; six daughters, Sandy Roetman and her husband, Wayne, of Bethany, Mo., Marilyn Bock of Spencer, Iowa, Marcia Naber and her husband, Bill, of Fostoria, Iowa, Jeanne Pruitt of Bethany, Mo., Patty Rouse and her husband, Tim, of Ruthven, Iowa, and Sue Schavey and her husband, Harlan, of Blue Earth, Minn.; four sons, Tom Bock and Cheryl Bock of Belmond, Kenny and his wife, Jacki, of Belmond, Mark and his wife, Denise, of Belmond, and Steve and his wife, Donna, of West Des Moines; 22 grandchildren; five great grandchildren; one sister, Evelyn Bierman of Tempe, Ariz.; one brother, Dean Harvey and his wife, Sharon, of Marcus; a sister-in-law, Verna Harvey of Remsen; a brother-in-law, Ray Mills of Center Point, and numerous other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son-in-law, Cecil Pruitt; one brother, Floyd Harvey; and one sister, Avada Mills.

Dugger Ewing Funeral Home, (641) 444-3248

JANE ELLEN SVENDSEN

HAMPTON - Jane Ellen Svendsen, 84, died Friday (Jan. 11, 2002) at Hampton Care Center.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Hampton with the Rev. David Beckman officiating. Burial will be at St. Francis Catholic Cemetery, Belmond.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Sietsema-Vogel Funeral Home, Hampton, with a scriptural wake service beginning at 7:30 p.m.

Jane Ellen Svendsen was born Aug. 9, 1917, in Belmond, to Mathias Holtzbauer and Katherine Sullivan. She was raised in Belmond and attended Belmond High School. She also attended Iowa State Teachers College in Cedar Falls. She was a teacher in a country school in Williams, Iowa, and also a nurse's aid in Hampton.

Jane married Harold Svendsen on May 27, 1943, in Riverside, Calif.

She was an active member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church and of the Legion Auxiliary for 50 years. She enjoyed her family, gardening, flowers, embroidering, writing and receiving letters, and car rides around Beeds Lake.

Jane is survived by her son, Charles (Chuck) and his wife, Joni, of Hampton; three daughters, JoAnn Kramer and her husband, Tom, of Clarion, Kathye Gaines and her husband, Lou, of Mason City, and Barb Oudekerk and her husband, Rick, of Hampton; seven grandchildren, Gloria Bakker of Florida, Matt Gaines of Mason City, Stacey McVicker of Hampton, Clay Kramer of Fonda, Jodi Bosscher of Pella, Angel Gaines of Mason City and Jon Kramer of Des Moines; anb four great-grandchildren, Coltin and Carter Kramer, Tyson McVicker and Addison Bosscher.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two brothers and one sister.

Sietsema-Vogel Funeral Home, (641) 456-3232

ALICE E. LUNDBLAD

ALTOONA - Alice E. Lundblad, 94, formerly of Odebolt, died Wednesday (Jan. 9, 2002) at Kavanaugh House in Des Moines following a progressive illness.

Her funeral was held at 1 p.m. Saturday (Jan. 12, 2002) at Farber & Otteman Funeral Home, Odebolt, with the Rev. Charles Bulger officiating. Burial was at Odebolt Cemetery.

Alice Emilia Aden was born July 20, 1907, in Pocahontas County, Iowa, the daughter of Albert and Ella (Schlievert) Aden. She graduated from Pomeroy High School and attended the State Teachers College (UNI) in Cedar Falls, the University of Iowa and the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. She taught school for many years, with her last teaching position in Odebolt.

On Dec. 31, 1941, Alice married Nels Leonard "Pen" Lundblad at Mount Vernon Place Church in Baltimore, Md. The couple farmed over 40 years in the Odebolt area.

Alice moved to Mason City in 1993 to be near her sister. Then she moved to Altoona in October of 2001 to be near her niece, Judy Losh.

Alice was a member of the Odebolt United Methodist Church, the Methodist Women's Society, the Farmer Women's Literary Club and was a 50-year member of Eastern Star.

Her family includes three nieces and their families, Carol and Terry Sampson, Tucson, Ariz., Judy and Rod Losh, Altoona, and Mary and Bob Meeker, Mount Vernon; two nephews and their families, Phillip and JoEllen Lundblad, St. Paul, Minn., and Kurt and Laura Lundblad, Woodbury, Minn.; and two sisters-in-law, Sylvia Lundblad, Phoenix, Ariz., and Rachelle Lundblad, Oakdale, Minn.

Alice was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Nels, in 1980; two sisters, Minnie Griffith and Irene Els; a brother, Edward; two brothers-in-law, Walter and Arthur Lundblad; a sister-in-law, Myrtle Lundblad; and a niece, Jean Teaquist.

Farber & Otteman Funeral Homes, (712) 662-7135

EWALD EMIL ERNEST SCHUBERT

MASON CITY - Ewald Emil Ernest Schubert, 84, of Caty, Texas, and formerly of Mason City, died Friday (Jan. 11, 2002) at Memorial Herman Continuing Care Hospital, Houston, Texas.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Major Erickson Funeral Home, 111 N. Pennsylvania Ave., Mason City, (641) 423-0924.

PAUL C. OLSON

FOREST CITY - Paul C. Olson, 74, died Tuesday (Jan. 8, 2002) at his home in Mesa, Ariz.

A memorial service will be held Wednesday, Jan. 15, at 10:30 a.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Forest City with Rev. Lee Laaveg officiating. Burial will be at Oakland Cemetery in Forest City.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Petersen Lund Funeral Home, 505 N. Clark St., Forest City.

Paul Clifford Olson was born at St. Olaf, Iowa, on Sept. 24, 1927, to Thomas T. and Johanna C. (Tollefson) Olson. He was baptized in infancy at the Norway Lutheran Church in St. Olaf. As a child, his family moved to Strawberry Point. Paul was confirmed at Emmanuel Lutheran Church. He graduated from Strawberry Point High School in 1946.

Following two years in the Navy Air Corps, he attended Wartburg College in Waverly, graduating with the class of 1952.

On April 7, 1951, he was united in marriage with Elizabeth (Betty) Siefkes at Zion Lutheran Church in Waterloo by Betty's father, Dr. Hermann Siefkes. Following college graduation, he spent the next eight years as a teacher and coach at Greene and Decorah.

Paul received his master's degree from the University of Northern Iowa in 1963. He served for six years as secondary school principal at Clarksville and Nora Springs, and as high school principal in Forest City for 22 years.

He served on the board and as president of the Iowa Association of Secondary School Principals, as president of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Forest City on two separate occasions, as president of the Forest City Lions Club and on many other boards.

Paul dedicated his life to helping young people and they were a great joy to him. Following retirement, he taught classes and monitored student teachers for the University of Northern Iowa and Buena Vista University.

In 1990, Paul and Betty moved to their lakeshore property in Chassell, Mich., where they lived for the next six years before returning to Forest City. The couple wintered at Brentwood Manor in Mesa, Ariz., for the past 12 years. He enjoyed spending time with his family, creating furniture in his woodworking shop, and playing golf and cards with his friends.

Paul is survived by his wife, Betty, of almost 51 years; three children, Timothy, his wife Michelle and their children, Paul, Elizabeth and Luther, of Ankeny, Susan Kerr, her husband Mark and their children, Sarah and Paul of Florence, Wis., and Deborah Olson-Bopes, her husband Robert Bopes and stepchildren Andrew and Amanda of Clinton. Also surviving are one sister, Lillian Philips of Elk Run Heights, and one brother, Tom Olson of Des Moines, and many nieces and nephews.

Paul was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Ellen Johanson and Thelma Gull, and two brothers, Gordon and Selme.

Petersen Lund Funeral Home, (641) 585-2685

ALPHA C. STEVENS

FOREST CITY - Alpha C. Stevens, 90, of Oakdale, Minn., and formerly of Forest City, died Friday (Jan. 11, 2002) at Woodwinds Hospital in Woodbury, Minn.

Her funeral will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Forest City with the Rev. Michelle Simonson officiating. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery in Forest City.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church Monday. Petersen Lund Funeral Home, 505 N. Clark St., Forest City, is in charge of arrangements.

Alpha Celia Stevens was born in Hettinger, N.D., on Feb. 1, 1911, the daughter of Peter and Ella (Hillestad) Aarsvold. She moved to Minnesota in 1919 and graduated from Peterson, Minn., High School and from Waldorf College in 1930. She then taught all eight grades at Bode, Iowa, and at Moorland, Iowa, for a total of four years.

On June 17, 1934, she married Fremont Stevens at the South Zumbro Lutheran Church in Kasson, Minn. Sadly, Mr. Stevens died of a heart attack on Jan. 3, 1952, at age 42.

Mrs. Stevens was the office manager at the local hospital from 1953-1972. A member of Immanuel since 1934, she enjoyed Ladies Aid and Circle. She enjoyed the arts, music and reading. She also enjoyed many community volunteer projects and was past president of Hospital Auxiliary, 20th Century Club, Forest City Legion Auxiliary, Winnebago County Auxiliary and Kum Along Club.

In October of 2000 she moved to Oakdale, Minn., to be near her family. She was a kind, gracious woman throughout her life and loved and appreciated her friendships both in Iowa and Minnesota.

Alpha is survived by her beloved family, daughter, Nancy Lehman, and her husband, Paul, of Stillwater, Minn.; grandsons, Andrew Lehman and Peter Lehman; great-granddaughters, Jordyn and Madelyn Lehman; sister-in-law, Francis Augustin; and many nieces and nephews.

Alpha was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Fremont; a sister, Eunice, and her husband, Leonard; a brother, Philip, and his wife, Violet; a brother, Homer, and his wife, Dora; a brother-in-law, Reinhold Augustin; and also two infant children.

Petersen Lund Funeral Home, (641) 585-2685

LEONARD MEYERS

CHARLES CITY - Leonard Meyers, 90, of 1304 S. Main St., died Friday (Jan. 11, 2002) at Floyd County Memorial Hospital in Charles City.

His funeral will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Saint John Evangelical Lutheran Church in Charles City with the Rev. Dennis Niezwaag, pastor, officiating. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery, Charles City.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Hauser Funeral Home, 1205 S. Main St., Charles City. The family will greet friends from 6 to 8 p.m., and there will be an Elks memorial service at 7 p.m. Visitation will continue one hour prior to the service at the church Tuesday.

Hauser Funeral Home, (641) 228-2323

LOLA ISABELL SCUFFHAM

ALGONA - Lola Isabell Scuffham, 93, died Friday (Jan. 11, 2002) at Good Samaritan Center, Algona.

Her funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at First Congregational United Church of Christ, Algona, with the Rev. Dennis Secrease officiating. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery, Algona.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 today at Garry-Roberts-Murphy-Schaaf Funeral Home, Algona. There will be a special service by the Order of Eastern Star Algona Chapter No. 68 beginning at 7 p.m.

Garry-Roberts-Murphy-Schaaf Funeral Home, (515) 295-373


Globe Gazette Obituaries

PUBLISHED Monday, Jan. 14, 2002.

Obituaries are presented as a community service of Fullerton Funeral Homes. Information is submitted by families or provided by funeral homes for publication in the Globe Gazette and Globe Online.

ARDEEN (DEE) KITNER

MASON CITY - Ardeen (Dee) Kitner, 81, of 211 S. Madison Ave., died Sunday (January 13, 2002) at U. S. A. Healthcare, Mason City.

Funeral arrangements are pending with Hogan-Bremer-Moore, 126 Third St. N.E., Mason City, (641) 423-2372.

MINNIE R. KRULL

CRYSTAL LAKE - Minnie R. Krull, 94, died Saturday (Jan. 12, 2002) at Kavanagh House, Des Moines.

Her funeral will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday at United Methodist Church in Crystal Lake with the Rev. Gary Marzolf officiating. Interment will be at Olena Mound Cemetery in Buffalo Center.

Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church Tuesday. Cataldo Funeral Home in Britt is in charge of arrangements.

Minnie Ruth Krull was born on July 25, 1907, in Buffalo Center to George and Emma (DeVries) Liverca. She received her education in the rural schools near Buffalo Center. Minnie then taught in the rural schools of Winnebago County for ten years.

On June 1, 1935, she was married to John "Jack" Krull at the Little Brown Church in Nashua. They lived north of Britt for nearly 30 years where they farmed and raised their eight children. After retiring from farming, they moved to Crystal Lake and in 1997 to Ankeny.

Minnie was a long-time member of the Prairie Center Methodist Church and often served as the church pianist. She was also a 4-H leader and a lifetime volunteer in many efforts in support of her husband and children.

She is survived by her eight children, Larry Krull and his wife, Vi, of Anamosa, Carol Stone and her husband, Marvin, of Grinnell, Gene Krull and his wife, Mary, of Minneapolis, Minn., Sharon Drake Lonsdale and her husband, Tom, of Ames, Dennis Krull and his wife, Dima, of Ankeny, Donna Ennis and her husband, Pat, of Clarion, Janet Drake and her husband, Stephen, of Ankeny, and Linda Bennett and her husband, Norman, of Earlham; 18 grandchildren; and 11 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband Jack, September 11, 2000; a grandson, David Krull; and four brothers.

Cataldo Funeral Home, (641) 843-3811.

VIOLA P. GRANT

CHARLES CITY - Viola P. Grant, 72, of 2106 Clarkview, died Sunday (Jan. 13, 2002) at Floyd County Memorial Hospital, Charles City.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Fullerton Hage Funeral Home, 401 Blunt St., Charles City, (641) 228-4211.

BERNICE M. KELLEY

OSAGE - Bernice M. Kelly, 86, died Saturday (Jan. 12, 2002) at Osage Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Osage.

Funeral arrangements are pending at Champion-Bucheit Funeral Home, 702 State St., Osage, (641) 732-3706.

HAROLD F. MENKE

BANCROFT - Harold F. Menke, 89, died Saturday (Jan. 12, 2002) at the Heritage Nursing Home, Bancroft.

A funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. John's Catholic Church, Bancroft. Burial will be in St. John's Catholic Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Garry-Roberts-Murphy-Schaaf Funeral Home, Bancroft, with a Catholic Daughters of the Americas rosary beginning at 3 p.m. and a vigil for the deceased at 7 p.m.

Garry-Roberts-Murphy-Schaaf Funeral Home, (515) 885-2521.

HAROLD D. ABENDROTH

MARSHALLTOWN - Harold D. Abendroth, 66, of 1401 Summit Ave., died Wednesday (Jan. 9, 2002) at Iowa Veterans Home, Marshalltown.

Following cremation at the Pursel-Davis Funeral Home & Crematory, Marshalltown, no services are planned. The cremated remains will be interred at a later date at Elmwood-St. Joseph Cemetery, Mason City.

A memorial fund has been establish in the name of Harold D. Abendroth.

Pursel-Davis Funeral Home & Crematory, (641) 753-5511.

EWALD EMIL ERNEST SCHUBERT

MASON CITY - Ewald Emil Ernest Schubert, 84, of Caty, Texas, formerly of Mason City, died Friday (Jan. 11, 2002) at Memorial Herman Continuing Care Hospital, Houston, Texas.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Trinity Lutheran Church, 213 N. Pennsylvania Ave., Mason City.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Major Erickson Funeral Home, 111 N. Pennsylvania Ave., Mason City, and will continue one hour prior to the service at the church Wednesday.

Major Erickson Funeral Home & Crematory, (641) 423-0924.

WALTER HORNE

CHARLES CITY - Walter Horne, 88, of 1010 Freeman St., died Sunday (Jan. 13, 2002) at Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Fullerton Hage Funeral Home, 401 Blunt St., Charles City, (641) 228-4211.

CELIA M. SIBERT

DES MOINES - Celia M. Sibert, 91, formerly of Mason City, died Sunday (Jan. 13, 2002) at Karen Acres Nursing Home, Des Moines.

Funeral arrangements are pending with Major Erickson Funeral Home, 111 N. Pennsylvania Ave., Mason City, (641) 423-0924.

LOIS FRISCH

MASON CITY - Lois Frisch, 78, died Sunday (Jan. 13, 2002) at Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa, Mason City.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Major Erickson Funeral Home, 111 N. Pennsylvania Ave., Mason City, (641) 423-0924.

CLEMENT L. MALEK

GARNER -Clement L. Malek, 81, of Garner died Sunday (Jan. 13, 2002) at Muse Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit, Mason City.

His funeral will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church in Duncan with the Rev. Michael Schueller officiating. Interment will be in St. John's Catholic Cemetery with military rites by the Britt American Legion Post No. 315.

Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m, today at Cataldo Funeral Home in Garner with a Catholic Workman rosary beginning at 4:30 p.m. and a scriptural wake service at 7 p.m. Visitation will continue one hour prior to services at the church Tuesday.

Memorials may be directed to St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church or Hospice of North Iowa.

Clement Lambert Malek, the son of George and Antonia (Fiala) Malek, was born April 19, 1920, on a farm north of Duncan. He received his education at Hayfield School.

He was inducted into the U.S. Army in June of 1942 and served his country overseas for three years in Africa, Sicily and Europe. Clement received a Silver Star and two Bronze Stars and was discharged on October 27, 1945.

On September 24, 1946, he married Alice Ahlfs at Holy Family Catholic Church in Mason City. They lived north of Duncan where he farmed and worked at Armour in Mason City for 18 years. In August of 2001, Clement and Alice moved into Garner.

He was a member of St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church, Catholic Workman Branch No. 51 and the Britt American Legion Post No. 315.

Clement is survived by his wife of fifty-five years, Alice, of Garner; nine children, Joyce Mattes and her husband, Edward, of Kalona, David Malek and his wife, Sheila, of Mason City, Ruth McCullough and her husband, Roger, of Fort Dodge, Gene Malek and his wife, Laurie, of Mason City, Jerry Malek and his wife, Marian, of Topeka, Kan., Steve Malek of Mason City, Marcia Quisling and her husband, Craig, of Forest City, Mary Lee and her husband, Jon, of Clear Lake and Don Malek and his wife, Jacklyn, of Garner; 20 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Bernadine Lamoreux of Mason City and Theresa Suby of Miller; a brother, Ernie Malek and his wife, Clara, of Britt; a sister-in-law, Lillian Malek of Britt; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; an infant daughter; two infant granddaughters; a brother, William Malek, Sr.; and two sisters, Agnes Wellik and Beatrice Kofron.

Cataldo Funeral Home, (641) 923-2841


Obituaries are presented as a community service of Fullerton Funeral Homes. Information is submitted by families or provided by funeral homes for publication in the Globe Gazette and Globe Online.

MARGARET RAY

GREENE - Margaret Ray, 87, of 205 E. South St., died Monday (Jan. 14, 2002) at Liebe Care Center, Greene.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Reid's Funeral Chapel, Greene, (641) 823-4457.

REX F. FETROW

BELMOND - Rex F. Fetrow, 85, died Monday (Jan. 14, 2002) at Seasons Hospice in Rochester, Minn.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Dugger Ewing Funeral Home, Belmond, (641) 444-3248.

CELIA M. SIBERT

MASON CITY - Celia M. Sibert, 91, of Urbandale, formerly of Mason City, died Sunday (Jan. 13, 2002, at Karen Acres Healthcare Center, Urbandale.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at West Des Moines United Methodist Church with the Rev. Dr. Russell May officiating. A graveside service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18, at Memorial Park Cemetery, Mason City, with the Rev. Richard D. Scheerer officiating.

Visitation will be held from noon to 2 p.m. Friday at Major Erickson Funeral Home, 111 N. Pennsylvania Ave., Mason City.

Major Erickson Funeral Home & Crematory, (641) 423-0924.

LOIS A. GAULEY

HAMPTON - Lois A. Gauley, 71, formerly of Sheffield, died Sunday (Jan. 13, 2002) at Muse Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit, Mason City.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at First Christian Church Disciples of Christ, Hampton. Burial will be at Hillside Cemetery, Sheffield.

Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. at Gary-Roberts-Murphy-Schaaf-Grarup Funeral Home, Sheffield, (641) 892-4241.

MABEL OLSON

RAKE - Mabel Olson, 92, died Monday (Jan. 14, 2002) at Timely Mission Nursing Home, Buffalo Center.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Winter Funeral Home, Buffalo Center, (641) 562-2858.

LOIS V. FRISCH

MASON CITY - Lois V. Frisch, 78, of 248 Lakeview Drive, died Sunday (Jan. 13, 2002) at Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa, Mason City.

Her funeral will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Trinity Lutheran Church, 213 N. Pennsylvania Ave., Mason City, with the Rev. James M. Magelssen officiating. Interment will be in Grafton Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 10 to noon Thursday at Major Erickson Funeral Home, 111 N. Pennsylvania Ave., Mason City.

Memorials may be directed to the Lois V. Frisch Memorial Fund.

Major Erickson Funeral Home & Crematory, (641) 423-0924.

MARVIN A. CARLISLE

MASON CITY - Marvin A. Carlisle, 88, died Monday (Jan. 14, 2002) at Good Shepherd Health Center, Mason City.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Major Erickson Funeral Home, 111 N. Pennsylvania Ave., Mason City (641) 423-0924.

ARDEEN 'DEE' LOUISE KITNER

MASON CITY - Ardeen "Dee" Louise Kitner, 81, of 222 S. Pierce Ave., died Sunday (Jan. 13, 2002) at U.S.A. Healthcare Center in Mason City.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Hogan-Bremer-Moore Colonial Chapel, 126 Third St. N.E., Mason City, with the Rev. Warren Frelund of St. John's Episcopal Church officiating. Burial will be in Elmwood-St. Joseph Cemetery, Mason City.

Friends may call from 9 a.m. until the time of the service Thursday at the chapel.

Ardeen "Dee" Kitner was born on Sept. 13, 1920, in Mason City, the daughter of Edward and Violet (Keel) Anderson.

She was united in marriage to Albert Funk. She was united in marriage to Lester Kitner. Dee worked as a meat wrapper in Mason City and Clear Lake until her retirement.

She enjoyed crocheting, traveling, loved going to casinos, cooking baking and flowers.

Left to cherish her memory are her two sons, Mickey Funk and his special friend, Kathy Smith, both of Mason City, and Jay Funk and his special friend, Barb Mau, both of Mason City; special friend, Roy Gallup of Mason City; 10 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Beatrice Pool of Mason City; three nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends.

Hogan-Bremer-Moore Colonial Chapel, (641) 423-2372.

KATHRYN BETTINA KOHL POOL

EL PASO, Texas -Kathryn Bettina Kohl Pool, 90, formerly of Mason City, passed away Wednesday (Jan. 9, 2002) in El Paso, Texas.

A memorial service was held at Western Hills United Methodist Church on Monday, Jan. 14, in El Paso, Texas.

Kathryn was born to Jack and Mary (Brice) Kohl on Dec. 24, 1911.

She is survived by her niece, Carol Kohl Pancoast; two great nieces, Tracy Jones and Kimberly Garvy; two great, great nieces; and one great, great nephew.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Richard Pool (formerly of Mason City); a sister, Adrien Kohl; and a brother, Harrison Kohl.

MARCELLENE H. KISNER

OSAGE - Marcellene H. Kisner, 64, died Sunday (Jan. 13, 2002) at Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa, Mason City.

A memorial Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Osage with the Rev. Philip Recker officiating. Inurnment services will follow at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Osage.

There will be a gathering of friends and relatives from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Champion-Bucheit Funeral Home, Osage, where a scripture service will begin at 7 p.m.

Memorial gifts may be directed to the donor's choice of charities in lieu of flowers.

Marcellene was born March 21, 1937, in Osage, the daughter of Fred P. and Bertha (Huemann) Mullenbach. She graduated from Osage High School.

She was united in marriage to Oliver "Tim" Kisner Oct. 30, 1958, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Osage. Marcellene and Tim operated the Town Pump in Mitchell from 1974 to 1984. She continued working there for her son, Tim, from 1984 to 1990. After working at Town Pump, she managed the American Legion Post No. 278 in Osage for six years.

Marcellene was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Osage and the Sacred Heart Guild. She loved to garden and golf. She also loved to bowl and was inducted into the Bowling Hall of Fame in St. Louis, Mo.

She is survived by her mother, Bertha Mullenbach of Osage; her husband, Oliver "Tim" Kisner of Osage; three sons, Timothy J. Kisner and his daughter, Britney, of Blaine, Minn., Steven P. Kisner and his wife, Kirsi, of Coon Rapids, Minn., and Rodney R. Kisner of Minneapolis, Minn.; two brothers, Germaine and his wife, Helen, of Ames, Iowa, and Lavern Mullenbach and his wife, Bonnie, of Osage; two sisters-in-law, Marie Mullenbach of Tuscon, Ariz., and Mildred Mullenbach of Osage; and several nieces and nephews.

Marcellene was preceded in death by her father, Fred, and three brothers, Gervase, Harold and Melvin.

Champion-Bucheit Funeral Home, (641) 732-3706.

MARTHA HELENE IVERSON

COKATO, Minn. -Martha Helene Iverson was born Jan. 28, 1912, to Jacob and Clara (Hage) Knutsen in Macroon, N.D. She passed away January 2, 2002, in Cokato, Minn., following a stroke suffered on Christmas Day.

At the age of two weeks Martha moved with her family to Scarville, Iowa, where she was baptized and confirmed into the Lutheran faith. She later moved to Hanlontown, Iowa, where she graduated from high school in 1929. After attending Waldorf College in Forest City and State Teachers College in Cedar Falls, Martha taught school in Hanlontown and Fredricksburg.

On June 6, 1938, she married Clair Iverson. They made their home in Lake View for 16 years, Milford for 12 years, and in Dows for 30 years. They wintered in Arizona for each of the 19 years following Clair's retirement.

Martha moved into the Maple Court apartments in Northwood, Iowa, in 1997.

Martha was blessed with four sons, nine grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren: Jon, Karen, Valerie and Kevin of Medford, Ore., Paul and Mary of Annandale, Minn., Roger, Lynn, Carla and Denny of Bellingham, Wash., David, Carol and Scott of Independence, Iowa, Jason and Michelle Nick (Traci, Grant, Austin and Noah) of Becker, Minn., Eric and Jenny Iverson (Tanner, Alexis and Chloe) of Dassel, Minn., Marc and Sarah Iverson (Emily) of Bird Island, Minn., and Dustin and Amy Avery of Waterloo, Iowa.

Martha was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Clair; brother, James; and sister, Hazel.

Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, January 19, at First Lutheran Church, Dows. Burial will be in the Dows Cemetery.

Dingmann Funeral Care, (320) 274-8811

VALDA DILLEY

CHARLES CITY - Valda Dilley, 76, of 602 Eleventh St., died Friday (Jan. 11, 2002) at the Eleventh Street Chautauqua Guest Home in Charles City.

Memorial graveside services will be held at a later date. Hauser Funeral Home, 1205 S. Main St., Charles City is in charge of arrangements.

Hauser Funeral Home, (641) 228-2323.

RICHARD H. DAHLBY

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Richard H. Dahlby, 60, of Scottsdale, Ariz., formerly of Lake Mills, died Thursday (Jan. 10, 2002) at a Scottsdale, Ariz., hospital.

A memorial service was held in Scottsdale on Monday, Jan. 14.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at Lake Mills Synod Lutheran Church with the Rev. Alf Merseth officiating. His body was cremated with interment at Somber Lutheran Cemetery, rural Northwood.

Friends may greet the family one hour prior to the service at Lake Mills Synod Lutheran Church.

Richard Harlan Dahlby was born on July 23, 1941, to Daniel and Eleanor (Hanson) Dahlby in Lake Mills. He was baptized and confirmed at Somber Lutheran Church. He attended grade school at Bristol No. 5 country school and graduated from Joice High School in 1959.

He married Donna Small on Dec. 28, 1968, and was later divorced. He farmed in the Lake Mills area until moving to Arizona in 1984. At the time of his death, he was a realtor with Prudential Real Estate Affiliates of Scottsdale.

Richard is survived by his sister, Marian Iverson (Orion), Scarville; brothers, Donovan (Gail), Northwood, Roger (Jan), Northwood, and Charles (Diane), Galena, Ill., former wife, Donna Dahlby, Columbus, Mont.; former sister-in-law, Eileen Dahlby, Northwood; and aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and their families.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Daniel and Eleanor Dahlby, in 2000, and a brother, Allan, in infancy.

VIVIAN M. HANSEN

MASON CITY - Vivian M. Hansen, 87, of 304 Third St. N.E., died Monday (Jan. 14, 2002) at Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa, Mason City.

A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Major Erickson Funeral Home, 111 N. Pennsylvania Ave., Mason City, with the Rev. Kenneth Hatland of Trinity Lutheran Church officiating. Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, Mason City.

The family will greet friends from 12:30 p.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home Wednesday. Major Erickson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be directed to KCMR Radio.

Vivian was born May 7, 1914, in Rockwell, the daughter of Joseph D. and Capitola (Yarrow) McMonagle. She graduated from Rockwell High School in 1932.

Vivian married Everett G. Hansen June 18, 1938, in Northwood. They lived and farmed on a farm northeast of Mason City for 27 years.

Vivian worked for several businesses in Mason City and was last employed by the Department of Social Services. She was a long-time member of Trinity Lutheran Church, R.S.V.P., Hawkeye Camera Club, Senior Citizens Center and Shalom No.1 Club. Vivian volunteered at KCMR radio and the Mason City Police Department.

She enjoyed traveling to visit her family, bus trips with friends, activities at the Senior Citizens Center and Shalom and was an avid reader, spending many quiet hours reading.

Vivian is survived by a daughter, Odette K. Woodward and her husband, Floyd H., of Vancouver, Wash.; a son; Dr. Ronald C. Hansen of Tucson, Ariz., and his fiancée, Dr. Kay Pinckard of Scottsdale, Ariz.; a brother, Cecil J. McMonagle and his wife, Margaret A., of Mason City; six grandchildren, Serena, Sharise, Mark, Timothy, Zachary and Katherine; three grea-grandchildren, Taylor, Nolan and Zoe; and a long-time friend, Donald Dye of Mason City.

Vivian was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Everett; daughter, Karen E. Hansen; and son, Russell E. Hansen.

Major Erickson Funeral Home & Crematory, (641) 423-0924.

EWALD EMIL ERNEST SCHUBERT

MASON CITY - Ewald Emil Ernest Schubert, 84, of Caty, Texas, formerly of Mason City, died Friday (Jan. 11, 2002) at Memorial Herman Continuing Care Hospital, Houston, Texas.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Trinity Lutheran Church, 213 N. Pennsylvania Ave., Mason City. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, Mason City.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Major Erickson Funeral Home, 111 N. Pennsylvania Ave., Mason City, and will continue one hour prior to the service at the church Wednesday.

Ewald Emil Ernest Schubert was born Dec. 1, 1917, in Britt, the son of Wilhelm and Dorothea (Lau) Schubert. He attended Britt High School.

He was united in marriage to Janice Knoedler on March 23, 1949, in Mason City. His career consisted of working in sales for many years.

Following his retirement, Ewald and Janice traveled for eight years before making their home in Harlingen, Texas, to be closer to their daughter and her family. They had recently moved to Caty, Texas. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Janice Schubert of Caty, Texas; a daughter, Karen Murawski and husband, Tim, of Caty, Texas; grandchildren, Alan and Andrew Murawski of Caty, Texas; two brothers, Herbert Schubert of Garner and Walter Schubert and wife, Evelyn, of Mission, Texas; two sisters, Alida Baack and Norma Navratil, both of Mason City; a sister-in-law, Juanita Schubert of Rockford; a brother-in-law, Lee Duss of Florida; and several nieces and nephews.

Ewald was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Lena Duss; brother, Wilbur Schubert; brothers-in-law, Roger Tibbetts, Louis Navratil and Howard Baack; and sister-in-law, Ruth Schubert.

Major Erickson Funeral Home & Crematory, (641) 423-0924.

RICHARD S. FONFARA

WESLEY - Richard S. Fonfara, 66, died Wednesday (Jan. 9, 2002) at Algona Manor.

A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at Wright Cemetery, Greene County, Iowa.

Visitation with the family will be from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Slininger-Rossow Funeral Home, Jefferson, (515) 386-2171.

ALFRED FRANCIS MENKE

BANCROFT - Alfred Francis Menke, 89, died Saturday (Jan. 12, 2002) at Heritage Nursing Home, Bancroft.

A funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. John's Catholic Church, Bancroft. Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. today at Garry-Roberts-Murphy-Schaaf Funeral Home, Bancroft. An Altar Society rosary will begin at 3 p.m. followed by a vigil for the deceased at 7 p.m.

RUTH A. MANEY

OQUAWKA, Ill. - Ruth A. Maney, 86, died Saturday (Jan. 12, 2002) at Oaklane Nursing and Rehab Center in Stronghurst, Ill.

Her funeral will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Turnbull Funeral Home in Oquawka, Ill., with the Rev. Robert Adams officiating. Interment will be in the Oquawka Cemetery.

Friends may call during the day Thursday at Turnbull Funeral Home in Oquawka. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

A memorial fund is being established and will be designated later.

Turnbull Funeral Home, (309) 734-2131.

LEONARD J. STADTLANDER

LATIMER - Leonard J. Stadtlander, 89, of Hampton, formerly of Latimer, passed away Monday (Jan. 14, 2002) at Hampton Care Center.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Immanuel Church of Christ in Latimer with the Rev. Jeff Long officiating. Burial will be in Alexander Cemetery in Alexander.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Willim Funeral Chapel, 320 East St., Latimer, (515) 532-2233.


WALTER REX HORNE

CHARLES CITY - Walter Rex Horne, 88, of 1010 Freeman St., died Sunday (Jan. 13, 2002) at Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa, Mason City.

His funeral will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church, 100 Chapel Lane, Charles City, with the Rev. Ruth Yeaton officiating. Interment will be held in Sunnyside Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. at Fullerton Hage Funeral Home, 401 Blunt St., Charles City, and will continue one hour prior to the service at the church Wednesday.

Fullerton Hage Funeral Home, (641) 228-4211