Gary L. Bright, 60, of Fort Myers, Fla. passed away on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012. He was born in Moline, Ill., to Myron Bright and Shirley Horstman. He graduated from Maryvale High School in Phoenix, Ariz. in 1970. He married Jackie Johnson in 1973, and was blessed with three children – Cori Lynn, Christopher Lee, and Sean Richard.
Gilbert K. Luker, 93, of Mason City, Iowa, and formerly of Clear Lake, Iowa, died Monday, Dec. 17, 2012 at the Muse Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit in Mason City, surrounded by his family.
A Celebration of Life service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 21, 2012 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 419 N. Delaware Ave., Mason City, with the Rev. Mark Lavrenz officiating. Committal services will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery, Mason City.
Arno M. Olson, 97, of rural Garner, Iowa, entered his heavenly home on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012 at Iowa City Mercy Hospital Hospice Care surrounded by his loving wife and family.
Funeral services will be held 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 19, at Faith Lutheran Church in Miller, Iowa, with Rose Visser, lay pastor officiating. Burial will be in Concord Township Cemetery in Garner. Visitation will be held one hour prior to services at the church.
Wilma Jean “Billie” Woiwod, 80, 515 10th Ave N., Clear Lake, Iowa, died Friday, Dec. 7, 2012 at the Muse-Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit, Mason City, Iowa.
A Funeral Service was held on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, rural Garner, with Rev. Carl Hedberg officiating. Interment was at the St. John’s Cemetery, Rural Garner. Memorials may be given to the St. John’s Cemetery in her name.
Beaulah Elaine Andersen, 85, of Mattoon, Ill., formerly of Clear Lake, Iowa, died at 12:10 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 at Mattoon Health Care.
Funeral service honoring her life will begin at 11 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 14, 2012 at Ward Van Slyke Funeral Home, 101 N. 4th St., Clear Lake, Iowa with Rev. Dean Hess of Zion Lutheran Church officiating.
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