Gerald D. Toppin of Lorimor, Iowa, died Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012 at Southern Hills Specialty Care of Osceola, Iowa. He was 71 years old.
A memorial gathering was held at the Lorimor Community Building on Saturday, Aug. 25. Burial will be in the Barney Cemetery at a later date. Memorials may be directed to the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Iowa, 1730 28th Street, West Des Moines, Iowa 50266. On-line condolences may be made to the family at
Doris Ione Gansen, 82, of 704 South 12th Street, Clear Lake, Iowa passed away Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012 at the I.O.O.F. Home, Mason City, Iowa.
A Funeral Mass will be held 10 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 31, 2012, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, 1001 9th Ave. S, Clear Lake. Interment will be at Memorial Park Cemetery, Mason City. Visitation will be held at the Ward-Van
Merlin Lester (Sonny) Harner, 82, of 1200 N. 9th St., Opportunity Village, Clear Lake, died Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012 at Opportunity Village.
A celebration of Merlin’s life was held on Monday, Aug.13, 2012 at Opportunity Village, Kenney-Lindstrom Center, Clear Lake with Pastor Rich Murray officiating. Burial will be later in Harrison Twp., Swea City, Iowa. Family suggests memorials to Opportunity Village Clear Lake.
Tad Clovis “Wheelz” Venzke, 22, of Manly, Iowa, died on Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012. A funeral service for Tad will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, Aug. 17, 2012 at Bethel United Methodist Church, 503 East South Street, Manly, with Pastor Don Preston officiating. Burial will follow in the Manly Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m.,
Robert “Bob” Ollenburg, 85, of Ventura, Iowa, died Monday, Aug. 13, 2012 at the Concord Care Center in Garner, Iowa.
Funeral services are today (Wednesday, Aug. 15) at 10:30 a.m., at St. John’s Lutheran Church east of Garner with Rev. Carl Hedberg officiating. Burial is in the church cemetery with military rites by the Garner Veterans Ceremonial Unit. Cataldo Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be directed to St. John’s Lutheran Church.
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