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OBIT: Jane Ellen Biggers, 66, of Charles City

OBIT: Jane Ellen Biggers, 66, of Charles City

Jane Ellen Biggers, 66, died peacefully at her home on Friday, March 31, 2017. Jane’s family and friends will be gathering at Hauser Funeral Home from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.…

OBIT: Paulette Garcia, 93, of Mason City

OBIT: Paulette Garcia, 93, of Mason City

One of North Iowa’s most beautiful icons boarded the train to eternity on Friday March 25th, 2017. Paulette Garica entered all our lives when she traded the idealistic warmth of…

OBIT: Phyllis Schrader, 87, of Charles City

OBIT: Phyllis Schrader, 87, of Charles City

Phyllis Schrader, 87, of Charles City, passed away Saturday, March 25, 2017 at Cedar Health in Charles City. A funeral service for Phyllis Schrader will be held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday,…

OBIT: Marcus Quade, 73, of Charles City

OBIT: Marcus Quade, 73, of Charles City

Marcus Quade, 73, of Charles City, passed away Thursday, March 23, 2017 at the Floyd County Medical Center in Charles City. A memorial service for Marcus Quade will be held…

Obit: Edna McCoy, 103, of Charles City

Obit: Edna McCoy, 103, of Charles City

Edna McCoy, 103, of Charles City, passed away Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at the Floyd County Medical Center in Charles City with her family by her side. A funeral Mass…

OBIT: Mary Eckhoff, 95, of Charles City

OBIT: Mary Eckhoff, 95, of Charles City

Mary Eckhoff, 95, of Charles City, died Friday, March 17, 2017 at the 9th Street Chautauqua Guest Home surrounded by her loving family. A funeral service for Mary will be…

OBIT: Gene Moyle, 79, of Ionia

Gene Moyle, 79, of Ionia, died Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at Mercy Medical Center in Mason City. Visitation will be held Friday, March 17, 2017 from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00…

OBIT: Ralph “Bill” Slessor

OBIT: Ralph “Bill” Slessor

Ralph “Bill” Slessor, 98, of Nashua, died Monday, March 13, 2017, at the 9th Street Chautauqua Guest Home in Charles City. Funeral services for Ralph will be held 10:30 A.M.…

OBIT: Robert James Waller

OBIT: Robert James Waller

FREDERICKSBURG, TX – Rockford native and best-selling author Robert James Waller has died in Fredericksburg, Texas. Waller wrote “The Bridges of Madison County,” a popular, romantic novel that was released…

OBIT: Joseph “Joe” “Gravy” Davis

OBIT: Joseph “Joe” “Gravy” Davis

Joseph “Joe” “Gravy” Davis, 51, of Charles City, passed away Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at his home with his family by his side. A graveside service for Joe Davis will…

OBIT: Wallace “Wally” Ritter

OBIT: Wallace “Wally” Ritter

Wallace “Wally” Ritter, 93, of Greene, passed away Monday, March 6, 2017 at the Floyd County Medical Center in Charles City. A funeral Mass for Wally Ritter will be held…

OBIT: Barbara “Barb” Holm

OBIT: Barbara “Barb” Holm

Barbara “Barb” Holm, 64, of Orchard, died Friday, March 3, 2017 in her own home surrounded by her loving family. A funeral service for Barb will be held 2:00 p.m.…

OBIT: Robert “Bob” McDonald

OBIT: Robert “Bob” McDonald

Robert “Bob” McDonald, 70, of Charles City, passed away Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at home with his loving family by his side. A memorial service for Bob McDonald will be…

OBIT: Dianne Marie Garrett

Dianne Marie Garrett, 70, passed away Friday, February 24, 2017 at Chautauqua Guest Home in Charles City. Dianne was born August 8, 1946 to Clifford and Florence Roberts. She attended…

OBIT: Bill Paxton

OBIT: Bill Paxton

Actor Bill Paxton died today at the age of 61 due to complications in surgery. He was born on May 17, 1955 in Fort Worth, Texas. Paxton was known as a…

OBIT: Alan Colmes

OBIT: Alan Colmes

NEW YORK – Alan Colmes, a Fox News personality, passed away this morning after a brief illness. He was 66-years-old. According to a statement released by his wife, Jocelyn Crowley,…

OBIT: Betty Kluwe, 82, of Charles City

OBIT: Betty Kluwe, 82, of Charles City

Betty Kluwe, 82, of Charles City, passed away Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at the Faith Lutheran Home in Osage, Iowa. A memorial service for Betty Kluwe will be held 2:00…

OBIT: Sheila Riden, 64, of Charles City

OBIT: Sheila Riden, 64, of Charles City

Sheila Riden, 64, of Charles City, passed away Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at her home. Cancer tried to slow her down, but she refused to sit around and feel sorry…

OBIT: Janice “Jan” Streich, 59, of Ionia

OBIT: Janice “Jan” Streich, 59, of Ionia

Janice “Jan” Streich, 59, of Ionia (near Colwell), passed away Sunday, February 12, 2017 at Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa in Mason City. A funeral Mass for Jan Streich will be…

OBIT: Anna Marvin, 94, of Nashua

OBIT: Anna Marvin, 94, of Nashua

Anna Marvin, 94, of Nashua, passed away Saturday, February 11, 2017 at the New Hampton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center with her loving family around her. A funeral Mass for Anna…

OBIT: Kennie Troge, 69, of Charles City

OBIT: Kennie Troge, 69, of Charles City

CHARLES CITY – Kennie Troge, 69, of Charles City, passed away Wednesday, February 08, 2017 at the Floyd County Medical Center. A funeral service celebrating Kennie’s life will be held…

OBIT: Joyce Jessen, 75, of Charles City

OBIT: Joyce Jessen, 75, of Charles City

CHARLES CITY – Joyce Jessen, 75, of Charles City passed away at home surrounded by her family on Saturday, February 4, 2017. A memorial service for Joyce will be held 10:30…

Clear Lake city hall closed Wednesday afternoon October 12 for Larsen funeral

Clear Lake city hall closed Wednesday afternoon October 12 for Larsen funeral

CLEAR LAKE – Clear Lake City Administrator Scott Flory announced Tuesday morning that City Hall will be closed Wednesday, October 12th, from 1:15 to 3:00 p.m., so employees can attend…

Former Hawkeye quarterback Randy Duncan passes away

Former Hawkeye quarterback Randy Duncan passes away

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa All-American quarterback Randy Duncan passed away Tuesday evening in Des Moines, following a lengthy battle with cancer. He was 79. Funeral arrangements are pending.…

Steven A. Page

Steven A. Page was born on March 29, 1952 and passed away on Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at the age of 64. Steven was a resident of Mason City, Iowa…

Dennis Marvin Mertz

MASON CITY – Dennis Marvin Mertz was born on June 6, 1951 and passed away on Thursday, August 11, 2016. Dennis was a resident of Mason City, Iowa and owned…

Warren “Bud” Lawson

Warren “Bud” Lawson

Warren “Bud” Lawson (’55) passed away Sunday, August 14, 2016. Lawson was the Cadet Corps Commander his senior year. He played center, and was named the Most Valuable Player of…

John D. Gillard

John D. Gillard, age 72 of Mason City, Iowa, died Tuesday, August 9, 2016, at Mercy Medical Center. John was born November 29, 1943.…

Obit: Alex Kuhn

Obit: Alex Kuhn

MASON CITY – Alex J. Kuhn, 34, of Mason City, IA, died Friday, July 15, 2016. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM on Thursday, July 21, 2016, at…

Iowa two-sport star Sherwin Thorson passes away

IOWA CITY – Sherwyn Thorson, who earned All-America honors in both football and wrestling during his University of Iowa career, passed away Wednesday following a lengthy battle with cancer. He was 75.…

Former University of Iowa men’s basketball standout Murray Wier passes away

Former University of Iowa men’s basketball standout Murray Wier passes away

IOWA CITY – Former University of Iowa men’s basketball standout Murray Wier passed away Wednesday at the age of 89 at his home in Georgetown, Texas. Funeral arrangements are pending. Wier,…

Iowa, ISU supporter Richard Jacobson Passes

Iowa, ISU supporter Richard Jacobson Passes

IOWA CITY – Richard O. Jacobson, long-time supporter of the University of Iowa and Iowa athletics, passed away Friday at his home in Florida. He was 79. Funeral services are pending.…

Famous singer and musician Dick Dale dies

Famous singer and musician Dick Dale dies

ALGONA – An Algona man who made his name by singing and playing music on the Lawrence Welk show has died. Richard L. “Dick” Dale, 88, of Algona, Iowa, died…

Clear Lake Chief of Police passes away

Clear Lake Chief of Police passes away

CLEAR LAKE – Clear Lake’s Chief of Police has passed away. Rex McChesney lost a battle with cancer Friday after being placed in hospice care. The city of Clear Lake…

Charles Wolf, former Mason City resident, dies at 81

Charles Wolf, former Mason City resident, dies at 81

By Stephen Miller, bloomberg.com (Re-printed at request of local friends) Charles Wolf, a celebrated Apple Inc. analyst at Needham & Co. who jumped to Wall Street after teaching at Columbia…

OBIT: Anthony “Tony” Mann

Anthony “Tony” D. Mann, 35, of Mason City died Wednesday, January 15, 2014. A celebration of Tony’s life will be held 10:30am, Monday, January 20, 2014 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church,…

Cyclone legend Johnny Orr passes away

Cyclone legend Johnny Orr passes away

Courtesy: cyclones.com – AMES, Iowa – Johnny Orr, the man credited with resurrecting a once-dormant Iowa State men’s basketball program and energizing an entire fan base, passed away today. He…

OBIT: Craig S. Miller, Sr.

Craig S. Miller, Sr. Age 52, of Granton WI, was welcomed into heaven, December 27, 2013 surrounded by his family at the House of the Dove, Marshfield. A funeral service…

OBIT: Jennifer R. Boyken

Jennifer Rebecca Boyken was born June 8, 1972, in Aurora, Illinois, the daughter of Robert and Kathleen (Fox) Carden, Sr. She grew up in Oswego where she also attended school…

Obit: Mary Foster, 74

Obit: Mary Foster, 74

MASON CITY – Mary Ann Foster, 74, of Mason City, died Thursday (October 17, 2013) at the Muse Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit in Mason City. A funeral service will be…