Wednesday 26 November 2014


Elwin D. Ebaugh



 Elwin David “Bud” Ebaugh, 93, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, June 9, 2014 at Heritage Care & Rehabilitation Center in Mason City. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, June 12, at 2:30 p.m. at the Ward-Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, Clear Lake, with Rev. Dennis Ganz officiating officiating. Burial will be in Clear Lake Cemetery. The family will greet friends one hour before the service.


Gerald Dingman



 Gerald “Jerry” Jesse Dingman, 77, 1403 S. Lakeview Dr., Clear Lake, died Thursday, May 29, 2014 at his home.
     A gathering of family and friends was held on Sunday, June 1, 2014 at Ward-Van Slyke Colonial Chapel. A prayer service was first with Rev. Dean Hess officiating, followed by a Masonic service. An inurnment will be at Highland Memorial Garden, Des Moines, Iowa, at a later date. According to his wishes, his body has been cremated. Memorials may be given to the Shriners 


Irene Ingebretson



Irene T. Ingebretson, formerly of Thornton, Iowa, died Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at Samaritan Bethany Home, Rochester, Minn.

     A funeral mass was held on Monday, June 2, 2014 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Clear Lake, with Rev.  John Gossman officiating.  Interment was at the Richland Lutheran Cemetery, Thornton.  In lieu of flowers, please send memorials to Opportunity Village, 1200 N. 9th St. W., Clear Lake, Iowa, 50428.


Elmer Vierkant



 Elmer Harold Vierkant, 85, of El Cajon, Calif., died May 21, 2014. Elmer, son of Hazel and Harry B. Vierkant, loving husband of Mary Jo Vierkant, passed away at Lakeview Hospice Home in La Mesa, Calif., after a courageous fight with cancer.
He was born in Osage and raised in the Mason City and Rockwell, Iowa, area. He was the eighth of nine children. Elmer joined the 


Merle Peterson



 Merle Wayne Peterson, 72, of Hanlontown, Iowa, died Saturday, May 31, 2014 at Mercy Medical Center North Iowa in Mason City, surrounded by family. A Celebration of Life will be held at the Grace Lutheran Church in Hanlontown on Thursday, June 5, 2014 at 1 p.m., with Pastor Linda Johnson-Prestholt officiating. Visitation will be held at Ward-Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, from 5 - 7 p.m., Wednesday, June 4, 2014. Interment will be at the Clear Lake Cemetery.


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