Marcella Johnson, 87, of 20 N. 4th St., Clear Lake, died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013 at the Oakwood Care Center, Clear Lake, after a short illness.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 9, at the Clear Lake United Methodist Church, Clear Lake with the Rev. Dr. Rhoda Preston officiating. Following the service she will be cremated and a
Lucile L. (Bednar) Snopek, 96, of Ventura, Iowa, went to her eternal reward on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012 at the Muse-Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit in Mason City, Iowa, surrounded by her loved ones.
A Funeral Mass was celebrated on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Clear Lake, with the Reverend Jon Gossman officiating. Burial was in the Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery in Manly, Iowa.
Marilyn M. McKenna, age 72, of Clear Lake, most recently of Belmond, Iowa, and formerly of Garner and Livermore, Iowa, a longtime employee of Metal Craft, Mason City, Iowa, died Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012 at Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa, Mason City.
Mildred Merlea Anderson, 99 years, was born in Algona, Iowa, Jan. 13, 1913 and passed away surrounded by family at her winter home in Bradenton, Fla., on Dec. 25, 2012. She was 19 days short of her 100th birthday.
She was a longtime resident of Clear Lake, Iowa, and recently had been living with her daughter and family in Urbandale, Iowa, spending summers in Clear Lake at her cottage on Grandview Point.
At her request the body was cremated and there will be no visitation or services. A private family burial at Clear Lake Cemetery will be held at a later time.
She was preceeded in death by her parents, Louis and Ethel Kutschara, and husbands, Oscar Amundson and L.J. Anderson.
Survivors include her daughter, Merlea Schultz, and her husband, Terry, of Urbandale, Iowa; granddaughter, Tami Perkins of Bradenton, Fla.; and grandson, Todd Anderson, of DeSoto, Iowa. Great-grandchildren are Dominick and KaCee Perkins of Bradenton, and Rhiannon and Alexzander Anderson of DeSoto.
John Junior Bledsoe, 84, of 523 10th Ave. N, Clear Lake, died Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012 at home.
Due to his wishes he will be cremated and a memorial graveside service will be held at a later time in the Clear Lake Cemetery. Family suggest memorials to John Junior Bledsoe Memorial Fund in care of his daughter Donna Prescott, 46117 212th Ave., Lake Mills, IA 50450
John was born Oct. 10, 1928 in Hartville, Mo., the son of John Adison and Pearl Gean (Nichols) Bledsoe.
John married Patricia (Pat) Burl Neal on Dec. 28, 1946 in Mountain Home, Ark. He and Pat had five children.
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