Thursday 5 March 2015


Elaine Hall




Elaine L. Hall, 99, of Clear Lake, died Sunday, March 3, 2013 at the Oakwood Care Center, Clear Lake.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 7, 2013 at the Fertile Church of Christ, Fertile, Iowa, with Rev. Dennis Ganz officiating.  Interment will be in the Lincoln Township Cemetery, rural Clear Lake.  Visitation will be one hour before the service.  Family suggests memorials to the Fertile Church of Christ.


Ruth Rayburn




Ruth Jean Rayburn, 85, Clear Lake, died Monday, Feb. 25, 2013 at her home. 

Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, March 1, 2013 at the Clear Lake United Methodist Church, Clear Lake, with Rev. Bernie Colorado officiating.  Following the service she will be cremated and inurnment will take place at a later time in Clear Lake Cemetery.  Visitation will be Thursday from 5-7 p.m. at the Ward-Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, Clear Lake and then one hour before the service on Friday at the church.  In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials to Clear Lake United Methodist Church or Clear Lake Opportunity Village.


Corrie Born




Corrie Born, 90, of Sioux Center, Iowa, died Friday, Feb. 22, 2013 at Royale Meadows Care Center in Sioux Center.

A funeral service was held Monday at the Memorial Funeral Home of Sioux Center with Rev.  A.T. Ver Gunst officiating.  Interment followed in Memory Gardens Cemetery of Sioux Center.

In lieu of flowers or gift items, the Born family respectfully requests memorials to Sioux Center Home Health & Hospice, Netherlands Reformed Church or Sioux Center Community Hospital Foundation.  Condolences can be sent at


Lee Hughes




Lee Weston Hughes, 77, of Clear Lake, died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013 at the Good Shepherd Health Center, Mason City, Iowa.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013 at the Ward-Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, Clear Lake, with Rev. Daird Korth of Redeemer Lutheran Church, Ventura, Iowa, officiating.  Military honors will be provided by the Clear Lake V.F.W.  Following the service, he will be cremated and inurnment will be at a later time in Evergreen Cemetery, Britt, Iowa.  Visitation will be Friday from 5 - 7 p.m. at the funeral home and 


Mary Eason




Mary Louise (Huff) Eason was born March 4, 1930 at home in rural Greenfield, Iowa, to parents Rosa Ada Enid (Lundy) and William Isaac Huff.  She died peacefully Feb. 11, 2013 at home in Ankeny, Iowa, with her husband of 60 years, John Verne Eason, steadfastly by her side until the end, age 82 years and 345 days.

Mary grew up on the family farm with her older sister,  Violet (Vi), and brother, William (Bill), who preceded her in death, and her younger sister, Delores.  She attended country school, one room, through 


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