Category Archives: Obits

North Central Iowa Geneological Society – Archived obituaries

Loras “Pete” McLaughlin

Loras “Pete” McLaughlin, 87, of Clear Lake, passed away Monday, Oct. 7, 2019, at MercyOne North Iowa Hospice, Mason City. Funeral services were held on Friday, Oct. 11, at Clear Lake Open Bible Church, 509 S. 17th St., Clear Lake, with Pastor Will Hunsaker officiating. Burial was at Clear Lake Cemetery, where military honors were…
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Jolene L. Boyd

Jolene Lynn Boyd, 68, of Mason City, died Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019, at MercyOne North Iowa Hospice. in Mason City. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, at Victory in Christ Free Methodist Church, 604 23rd St. SW, Mason City, with Pastor Jacki Basener officiating. Visitation will be…
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Elaine Taylor

Elaine Taylor, 92 of Davenport and formerly of Clear Lake, passed away Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019 surrounded by her family. Arrangements are pending are Ward-Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, 101 N 4th St, Clear Lake.
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Charles H. Springer Jr.

Charles Herman Springer Jr. “Charlie,” 89, died at his home in Clear Lake on Saturday morning, Oct. 5, 2019. Services were held on Friday, Oct. 11, at Hastings Funeral Home, in Perry, with burial in Violet Hill Cemetery.  A Celebration of Life Service will take place in Clear Lake at a later date. Among Charlie’s…
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Adela “Lele” Walker

Adela “Lele” Walker, 97, of Escondido, Calif., died Saturday, July 13, 2019, in Escondido. A graveside inurnment was held on Saturday, Oct. 12, at Clear Lake Cemetery, in Clear Lake. Lele was born March 21, 1922, in Villalba, Puerto Rico. She met her future husband, Robert Walker, while he was on a work assignment in…
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Gloria Shaffer Cooley

Gloria Shaffer Cooley, 88, of Belmond, formerly Clear Lake, died Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, at Iowa Specialty Hospital, in Belmond. Per Gloria’s wishes, her body has been cremated and a private memorial service will be held at a later date. Inurnment will be at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery, in San Diego, Calif. In lieu of…
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