Thursday 28 May 2015


George R. Bruns




George R. “Dick” Bruns, 86, of Clear Lake, died Sunday, May 26, 2013 at the Oakwood Care Center in Clear Lake.  Per Dick’s wishes, cremation rites have been accorded and no formal services will be planned.


Richard E. Ax




Richard Eugene Ax, 79, Ventura, died Saturday, June 1, 2013 at the Muse-Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit in Mason City.

A gathering of family and friends will be held from 1 - 4 p.m. Sunday, June 9, 2013 at the Ventura Public Library, 7 W. Ventura St., Ventura.


Jack E. Bless




Jack E. Bless, 75, of Oklahoma City, Okla., formerly of Ventura, died Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at the V.A. Hospital, Oklahoma City.

Graveside services will be 11 a.m., Saturday June 8, 2013 at Memorial Park Cemetery, Mason City, with Rev. Dennis Ganz officiating.  Family suggests memorials to Jack E. Bless memorial fund.


John Swanberg




John Andrew Swanberg passed away on Saturday, May 25, 2013 at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home in Fort Dodge, Iowa, at the age of 76 years.  

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at Evangelical Lutheran Church in Eagle Grove, Iowa, at 11 a.m. with Pastor Jason Cooper officiating.    


James Heine




James H. “Jim” Heine, 87, of Clear Lake, died Saturday, May 18, 2013 at Mercy Medical Center – North Iowa, in Mason City, surrounded by his loving family. 

A funeral service was held on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at the First Congregational Church, Clear Lake, with the Rev. Brad Thornton officiating.  Committal services followed in the Clear Lake Cemetery where military honors were provided by members of the Clear Lake V.F.W.  Should friends desire, memorials may be left in Jim’s name in care of his family, or to the First Congregational Church of Clear Lake.


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