Obituaries

Ruthann Lukes

Ruthann Lukes, 81, of Spirit Lake passed away on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at her home in Spirit Lake.

A graveside service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, August 15, 2020 at Lakeview Gardens Cemetery 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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Christopher Mennen

A graveside service for 62-year-old Christopher A. Mennen of Sanborn, Iowa, formerly of Le Mars, Iowa, will be held at 11:30 am Thursday, August 13th at Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars. A gathering with friends will follow in the fellowship room at the Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home.

Christopher passed away Thursday, August 6th, at Prairie View in Sanborn. 

The Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars is in charge of arrangements.

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Michael Strum

Michael Strum, 64, of Spirit Lake passed away unexpectedly on Friday, August 7, 2020 at Lakes Regional Healthcare.

A memorial service is scheduled for 11:00 am Thursday, August 13, 2020 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, but will start at 10:45 a.m., as we all know, Mike was 15 minutes early for anything he did. Visitation will begin at 9:30 until service time on Thursday at the church. Military Funeral Rites will follow the service at the church conducted by the Iowa Army National Guard Funeral Honors Team. Burial will take place in the Worthing Cemetery in Worthing, SD. 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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John Nystrom

A funeral service for John Nystrom, age 75, of Spirit Lake, will be held Friday, August 14, 2020 at 10:30AM at the outside worship area of First Lutheran Church in West Okoboji. Visitation will begin at 3:00PM on Thursday, August 13 with the family present from 5:00-7:00PM at Turner Jenness Funeral Home in Spirit Lake.

John passed away unexpectedly on August 5, 2020 on the North Shore in Minnesota.

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Jean Croft

A graveside service for Jean Croft, age 98, of Okoboji, will be held Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at 11:30AM at Lakeview Gardens in Okoboji. Visitation will be on Monday, August 10th from 4:00-6:00pm at Turner Jenness Funeral Home in Spirit Lake.

Jean passed away August 5, 2020 at Accura Healthcare in Spirit Lake.

Turner Jenness Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Bill Verdoorn

A private burial will be held for Bill Verdoorn, age 87, of Lake Park, on August 15, 2020 at Newkirk Reformed Cemetery in Newkirk. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

Bill passed away August 4, 2020 at the Spencer Hospital.

Turner Jenness Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Betty Lou Kipfer

A Celebration of Life Service for Betty Lou Kipfer, age 83 of Spirit Lake, IA formerly of Windom, will be at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, August 11th, at the American Lutheran Church in Windom with Pastor Adam Roberts officiating.  Burial will follow in Memory Gardens Cemetery in rural Windom.

 Visitation will take place on Monday, August 10th from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM at the LaCanne Family Funeral Home in Windom and also for one hour prior to the service at the church on Tuesday.

 Betty Lou Kipfer passed away on Sunday, August 2nd at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, MN.

Condolences can be sent online to:  www.lacannefuneralhome.com

Arrangements are under the care of LaCanne Family Funeral Service and Aqua Green Cremation in Windom.

 

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