Obituaries

Thomas Opheim

A funeral service for Tom Opheim, age 69, of Milford and formerly of Spirit Lake, will be held at 3 pm, Thursday, February 27, 2020, at Turner Jenness Funeral Home in Spirit Lake, Iowa.

Visitation will begin at 2 pm on Thursday until the time of the service.

Tom passed away Monday, February 24, 2020, at Daugherty House in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Turner Jenness Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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Sharlene Kinnetz-Albert

A Celebration Gathering for Sharlene Kinnetz-Albert, age 63, of Spirit Lake will be held Friday, February 28, 2020 from 3:00-5:00PM at Turner Jenness Funeral Home in Spirit Lake. There will be a Celebration of Life service at 5:00PM.

Sharlene passed away February 23, 2020 at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls.

Turner Jenness Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Charles Hedges

A memorial service for Charles Hedges, 96, of Spirit Lake, will be held Monday, March 30, 2020 at United Methodist Church in Spirit Lake. Visitation will begin one hour prior to the service at the church.

Charles passed away February 14, 2020 at Southview Acres in West St. Paul, Minnesota.

Turner Jenness Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Richard LeRoy Morris

Richard LeRoy Morris, 93, of Spirit Lake passed away on Saturday, February 22, 2020 at Lakes Regional Healthcare in Spirit Lake.

Richard has proudly donated his body to science at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN for research. There will be a memorial service to honor Richard on Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Spirit. There will be a reception to follow. Family will great friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Arrangements are under the direction of the Schuchert-Lentz Funeral Home in Spirit Lake. Online condolences may be sent to www.spiritlakefuneralhome.com

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Marie "Sally" Curry

Marie “Sally” Curry, 86, of Spirit Lake passed away unexpectedly at her home on Saturday, February 22, 2020 in Spirit lake.

Per her wishes, there will be no formal services. Arrangements are under the direction of the Schuchert-Lentz Funeral Home in Spirit Lake. Online condolences may be sent to www.spiritlakefuneralhome.com

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Irene McNeill

A funeral service for Irene McNeill, 98, of Spirit Lake will be held on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 2:00 PM at Turner Jenness Funeral Home in Spirit Lake. Visitation will begin one hour prior to service. 

Turner Jenness Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. 

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Patrick "Pat" Nellis

Patrick “Pat” James Nellis, 60, of Spirit Lake passed away on Thursday, February 20, 2020 at Lakes Regional Healthcare in Spirit Lake.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, February 27, 2020 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Spirit Lake. Burial will be held in the St. Margaret’s Cemetery in Spirit Lake. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday at the Schuchert-Lentz Funeral Home in Spirit Lake. Arrangements are under the direction of the Schuchert-Lentz Funeral Home in Spirit Lake. Online condolences may be sent to www.spiritlakefuneralhome.com

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Louis Cusick

A memorial service for Louis Cusick, age 50, of Spirit Lake, will be held Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 12:00 noon at Turner Jenness Funeral Home in Spirit Lake. Visitation will begin one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Louis passed away February 16, 2020 at his home in Spirit Lake.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the family in honor of Louis.
Turner Jenness Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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Dale Rouse

A funeral service for Dale Rouse, 72, of Terril, Iowa, will be held at 10:30 am, Friday, February 21, 2020, at United Methodist Church in Terril. Visitation will begin at 5 pm, Thursday, February 20, 2020, at Turner Jenness Funeral Home in Milford.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to a charity of your choice or the St. Christopher's Truckers Fund (www.truckersfund.org).

Dale passed away February 16, 2020 at his home in Terril.

Turner Jenness Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.  www.turnerfuneralhomes.com

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Bob Hanson

A funeral service for Bob Hanson, 86, of Milford, will be held at 11 am, Wednesday, February 19, 2020, at First Lutheran Church in West Okoboji, Iowa. Interment will be at Milford Cemetery in Milford, Iowa. Visitation will begin at 5 pm on Tuesday, February 18, 2020, with the family present from 5-7 pm at Turner Jenness Funeral Home in Milford. 

The family would like to invite you to a luncheon immediately following the service in the fellowship hall. 

Bob passed away Saturday, February 15, 2020 at his home.

Turner Jenness Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Gladys Walters

A funeral service for Gladys Walters, age 86, of Milford, will be held Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 1:30PM at First Lutheran Church in West Okoboji. Burial will be at Milford Cemetery. Visitation will be on Monday, February 17th from 5:00-7:00PM at Turner Jenness Funeral Home in Milford.

Gladys passed away at her home in Milford on February 13, 2020.

Turner Jenness Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements

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Mabel Janis Kruse

Mabel Janis Anderson Kruse, 96, of Spirit Lake passed away on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at the Lakes Regional Healthcare of Spirit Lake.

Memorial services for Janis will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, February 14, 2020 at the United Methodist Church in Spirit Lake. Arrangements are under the direction of the Schuchert-Lentz Funeral Home in Spirit Lake. Online condolences may be sent to www.spiritlakefuneralhome.com

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Verneda Hively

Verneda Hively, 88, of Spirit Lake, formerly of Arnolds Park passed away on Monday, February 10, 2020 at Accura Healthcare of Milford.

Services for Verneda will be at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at the Schuchert-Lentz Funeral Home in Spirit Lake. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service on Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will take place in the Lakeview Cemetery in Spirit Lake. Arrangements are under the direction the Schuchert-Lentz Funeral Home in Spirit Lake. Online condolences may be sent to www.spiritlakefuneralhome.com

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Carley Leitch

A memorial service for Carley Leitch, age 93, of Spirit Lake, will be held Monday, February 10, 2020 at 3:00pm at Turner Jenness Funeral Home in Spirit Lake. Visitation will begin at 2:00pm at the funeral home. Interment will be at Okoboji Cemetery at a later date. 

Carley passed away February 7, 2020 at Lakes Regional Healthcare in Spirit Lake.

Turner Jenness Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Brian Clinkenbeard

A memorial gathering for Brian Clinkenbeard, age 31, of Spirit Lake, will be held Thursday, February 13th from 1:00-3:00pm at Turner Jenness Funeral Home in Spirit Lake. Following the time of visitation, there will be a time of reflection and prayer at 3:00PM. 

Brian passed away February 6, 2020 at his home in Spirit Lake.

Turner Jenness Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Ida Katherine Estes

Ida Katherine Estes, age 76, passed away Thursday, January 22nd, 2020 at Trouvaille Memory Care Facility in Excelsior, Minnesota. A private bedside service was officiated on site by the facility chaplain. 

Online condolences may be sent to 1941cubsfan@gmail.com. 

A celebration of life for Ida will be held July 2nd, 2020 from 4:00 until 8:00 pm in the Pavilion at Arnolds Park.

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Wayne Bremer

A funeral service for 79-year-old Wayne Bremer of Sibley will be held Saturday (Feb. 8th) at 10:30 am at Zion Lutheran Church, Horton Township, Ocheyedan. Burial will follow at the Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery.

Visitation will be held Friday (Feb. 7th) from 3:00 pm until 7:00 pm with the family present from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm at the Andringa Funeral Chapel in Ocheyedan.

Wayne passed away Tuesday (Feb. 4th) at Avera McKennan Medical Center in Sioux Falls. 

Online expressions of sympathy may be sent to www.andringafuneralhome.com.

Andringa Funeral Home of Sibley and Ocheyedan is in charge of arrangements for 79-year-old Wayne Bremer of Sibley.

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Lee Edward Tuel

Lee Edward Tuel passed away unexpectedly on February 4 at the Pearl Valley Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center in Lake Park.

Funeral services for Lee will be at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at Calvary United Methodist Church in Arnolds Park. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service on Tuesday at the church. Burial will be in the Milford Cemetery in Milford. Arrangements have been entrusted of the Schuchert-Lentz Funeral Home in Spirit Lake. Online condolences may be sent to www.spiritlakefuneralhome.com

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Rose Peterson

A funeral service for Rose Peterson, age 93, of Spirit Lake, will be held Friday, February 7, 2020 at 2:00PM at Turner Jenness Funeral Home in Spirit Lake. Burial will be at Lakeview Cemetery. visitation will begin hour prior to the service at the Turner Jenness Funeral Home.

Rose passed away Monday, February 3, 2020 at Accura Healthcare in Spirit Lake.

Turner Jenness Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Don Hungerford

A Celebration of Life for Don Hungerford, age 77, of Spirit Lake, will be held in the spring.

Don passed away January 27, 2020 at the Fort Myers Lee Memorial Hospital due to injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident.

Turner Jenness Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Gordon "Gordy" Graves

Gordon E. “Gordy” Graves, 82, of Arnolds Park, IA passed away on Sunday, February 2, 2020 at Accura Healthcare of Spirit Lake.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, February 8, 2020 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Milford. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service time at the church on Saturday. Burial will take place at a later date in the Okoboji View Cemetery in Arnolds Park. Arrangements are under the direction of the Schuchert-Lentz Funeral Home in Spirit Lake. Online condolences may be sent to www.spiritlakefuneralhome.com

 

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David Ashlock

David Ashlock, 69, of Spirit Lake, formerly of Minneapolis, MN passed away on Friday, January 31, 2020 at Lakes Regional Healthcare in Spirit Lake.

Funeral services for David will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, February 7, 2020 at the Schuchert-Lentz Funeral Home in Spirit Lake. Burial will be in the Lakeview Gardens Cemetery in Spirit Lake. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service on Friday at the funeral home. Arrangements are under the direction of the Schuchert-Lentz Funeral Home in Spirit Lake. Online condolences may be sent to www.spiritlakefuneralhome.com

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