Allen Henry Koepke, 73, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, passed into eternal life surrounded by his family and friends singing praise hymns on Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012 at St. Luke’s Hospital. Funeral services were held Saturday, Sept. 29, at St. Mark’s Lutheran Faith and Life Center with the Rev. Perry Fruhling and Pastor Jim Coyle
John Everett Tesene
John Everett Tesene, 92, Manly, Iowa, died Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012 at the Manly Nursing & Rehab Center. A funeral mass for John was held Friday, Sept. 28, 2012 at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Manly, with Reverend John Gossman officiating. Burial was in the Clear Lake Cemetery with military graveside honors conducted by members of the Edward Tosel American Legion Post #110 of Manly.
Neva V. Elting, 96, Clear Lake, Iowa, died Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012 at Muse-Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit, Mason City, Iowa. A funeral service for Neva was held Friday, Sept. 28, 2012 at Ward Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, Clear Lake, with the Reverend Rhoda Preston officiating. Burial was in the Clear Lake Cemetery. The family suggests memorial contributions may be designated to the Neva Elting Memorial Fund in care of her family.
Phyllis Ann Nissen, 84, of 311 S. 10th Ave. E., Lake Mills, Iowa, formerly of Fertile, Iowa, died Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012 at the Lake Mills Care Center, Lake Mills. Due to her wishes she has been cremated and a private graveside will be held at a later time in Grant Township Cemetery, rural Fertile.
Rosemary Kay Meyers, 67, 16 N. 12th St., Clear Lake, Iowa, died Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012 at her home. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 29, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, 1001 9th Ave S., Clear Lake with Rev. John A. Gossman officiating. Visitation will be Friday from 5 – 7 p.m. at Ward-Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, 101 N. 4th St., Clear Lake. According to her wishes, her body has been cremated.
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