Category Archives: Obits

North Central Iowa Geneological Society – Archived obituaries

Dean C. Snyder

Dean Charles Snyder, 87, of Clear Lake, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at home on Jan. 13, 2018. This is the day that the Lord has made – Dean’s motto was “No Bad Days” and he truly lived as such. A celebration of Dean’s life will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday,…
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William R. Kurtz

William “Bill” R. Kurtz, age 81, of rural Klemme, Iowa, died Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, at Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa, Mason City, surrounded by his family, following a courageous battle with cancer. Funeral services were held Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, at Clear Lake Christian Church, Clear Lake.  Pastor Drew Rietjens officiated.  Burial was in the…
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Loretta Kishline

Loretta Kishline, 68, of Albert Lea, Minn.,  formerly of Clear Lake, died Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, at the Prairie Senior Cottages, in Albert Lea. Funeral services for Loretta will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, at Ward-Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, 101 N. 4th Street, Clear Lake, with the Rev. Rhoda Preston officiating.…
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Edith I. Skene

Edith Ingeborg Skene, 102, of Ventura, died Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, at Muse-Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit in Mason City, Iowa. A memorial service was held on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, at Ward-Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, Clear Lake, with Pastor Rhoda Preston officiating.  Inurnment will take place in Clear Lake Cemetery at a later date.  …
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Maryls Whisler

Marlys Loretta (Wagner) Whisler, 95, Northwood, Iowa, formerly of Clear Lake, died Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, at the Lutheran Retirement Home in Northwood. A funeral service for Marlys was held on Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, at the Conner Colonial Chapel, Northwood, with the Rev. Judy Converse, of First Lutheran Church in Northwood, officiating.  Burial was…
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Todd L. Gerdes

Todd L. Gerdes, 54, of Aurora, Neb., formerly of Clear Lake, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, at CHI St. Francis Medical Center in Grand Island, Neb. Memorial services were held on Monday, Dec. 11, at the Heartland Evangelical Free Church, in Central City, Neb., with Pastor Sam Krug officiating. A private family inurnment will…
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