Obituaries

Jim Anderson

A memorial service for Jim Anderson, 88 of Milford will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at First Lutheran Church in West Okoboji.  Visitation will begin Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019 after 5:00 p.m. at First Lutheran Church in West Okoboji with the family present at church Tuesday evening from 5 to 7 p.m..

Mr. Anderson passed away Friday, July 19, 2019 at Accura Healthcare in Milford.

Turner Jenness Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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John Senn

A funeral service for John Senn, 78, of Spirit Lake, will be held Monday, July 22, 2019 at 10:30AM at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Spirit Lake.  Burial will be at Lakeview Cemetery.  Visitation will be on Sunday, July 21 from 3:00-5:00pm at Turner Jenness Funeral Home in Spirit Lake.

John passed away July 18, 2019 at Lakes Regional Healthcare in Spirit Lake.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Iowa Rock-n-Roll Music Association.

Turner Jenness Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Fred Grienke

A memorial gathering for Fred Grienke, age 67, of Lake Park, will be held Saturday, July 27, 2019 from 10:00-12:00 at Turner Jenness Funeral Home in Spirit Lake.

Fred passed away July 15, 2019 at his home in Lake Park, Iowa.

Turner Jenness Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Carol Bakke

A graveside service for Carol Bakke, 81, of Spirit Lake, will be held Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 5:00pm at Lakeview Gardens Cemetery in Spirit Lake.  Following the graveside, there will be a reception at Buck's Pub in Spirit Lake.

Carol passed away February 14, 2019 at Shanford Sheldon Health Care.

Turner Jenness Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Jane Caviness

A memorial gathering for Jane Caviness, age 58, of Milford, will be held Friday, July 19, 2019 from 2:00-4:00pm at Turner Jenness Funeral Home in Spirit Lake.

Jane passed away July 10, 2019 at Avera McKennan Hosptial in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Turner Jenness Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Ralph "Boober" Schneider

Ralph “Boober” Roberts Schneider, 84, of Okoboji passed away on Sunday, July 14, 2019 at his home after a 4 year battle with Lewy Body Dementia.

Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, July 22, 2019 at St. Alban’s Episcopal Church in Spirit Lake. Burial will be held at a later date in the Sheldon City Cemetery in Sheldon, IA. 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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Lisa Harrimon

Lisa M. Harriman, 48 of Spirit Lake, formerly of Sergeant Bluff, passed away Saturday, July 6, 2019, surrounded by her family. Memorial Services will be held 10:30 am Thursday, July 11, 2019 at Mater Dei Parish, Nativity Catholic Church, 4242 Natalia Way. Visitation will be held from 4-8 pm Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at Waterbury Funeral Service of Sioux City, 4125 Orleans Ave, with the family present 6-8 pm and a Prayer Service at 7:30 pm. Celebration of Life will be held at Miles Inn in Sioux City, IA, after the service. 

Lisa Reid Harrimon was born February 23, 1971 in Sioux City, IA the daughter of Wally and Suzanne (Jahde) Reid. Lisa graduated from Sioux City East in 1989 and was a graduate of Morningside College. She earned her degree in Elementary Education and taught in Belle Fourche, SD and in Sioux City, IA. 

Lisa’s vibrant personality and constant smile led her employment with Miles Inn and currently Snapper’s Turtle Bay in Spirit Lake, IA. Although Lisa’s time was short she lived each day with a passion, she enjoyed boating in Boji, riding Harleys, traveling to the beach, golfing, fishing and  hanging out with friends and family. She was an avid Miami Dolphins and Nebraska Cornhusker Fan. Lisa’s greatest joy was being married to her soul mate Buck and being a mom to Reid. She will be remembered as the “Princess.” 

She is survived by her husband Buck Harrimon of Spirit Lake, IA, her 17 year old son Reid of Sergeant Bluff, IA, father Wally (Kathy) Reid of Dakota Dunes, SD, brother Wade (Mona) Reid of Jackson, NE, sister, Brenda Reid of Sergeant Bluff, IA, nephew, Jayde, niece, Josie of Jackson, NE, many Aunts, Uncles, and Cousins, and her dog Harley of Sergeant Bluff, IA. 

Lisa is preceded in death by her mother, Suzanne. 

Memorials can be directed to her son Reid’s college education fund.

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Grady and Joyce Parham

The family of Grady Edward and Joyce Marie Parham warmly invite all their friends and fellow parishioners to a Celebration of Life: Saturday, July 13th, 10:30am at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Spirit Lake. A mass will be followed by a graveside service and luncheon with music at St. Mary’s.  Please join us to say farewell and enjoy good food, music, and fun stories in appreciation for their love, contributions, friendships, and lives well lived.

Turner Jenness Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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William "Bill" Thiesen

William “Bill” Dale Thiesen, 72, of Spirit Lake passed away on July 2, 2019 at his home in Spirit Lake.

There will be gathering to celebrate Bill’s life at the VFW in Spirit Lake on Saturday July 13, 2019 from 4-7 p.m. 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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Rae Jean Tungland

Rae Jean Tungland, 74, of Spirit Lake passed away on Thursday, June 27, 2019 at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD.

A visitation will be held at from 5-7 p.m. on Saturday, July 27, 2019 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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