Obituaries

Sam Chozen

A private graveside service for Sam Chozen, age 32,  of Denver, Colorado formally of Okoboji, Iowa, will be held on Saturday, September 26, 2020 at Lakeview Gardens Cemetery in Spirit Lake. 

There will be a come and go Memorial Luncheon following the graveside service from 12:00-2:00 PM at Nature Tails Clubhouse in Milford, Iowa.

Turner Jenness Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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Shirley Huffman

A graveside service for Shirley Huffman, age 83, of Spirit Lake, will be held Friday, September 18, 2020 at 2:00PM at Silver Lake Cemetery in Lake Park. Visitation will be on Thursday, September 17 from 5:00-7:00PM at Turner Jenness Funeral Home in Lake Park.

Shirley passwed away September 14, 2020 at Lakes Regional Healthcare in Spirit Lake.

Turner Jenness Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Don Heyne

A funeral service for Don Heyne, 74, of Arnolds Park will be held on Friday, September 18, 2020 at 11:00 AM at United Methodist Church in Spirit Lake.  Visitation will be held Thursday, September 17, 2020 from 3:00-7:00 PM with the family present from 5:00-7:00 PM at Turner Jenness Funeral Home in Spirit Lake.

Don passed away September 14, 2020 at his home in Arnolds Park.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established.

Turner Jenness Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. 

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Annette Fairchild

Annette Fairchild, 91, of Spirit Lake passed away on Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at her home in Spirit Lake.

Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, September 19, 2020 at the Spirit Lake United Methodist Church. Burial will be held in the Lakeview Gardens Cemetery on 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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Stella L. Birkland

Stella Lucille Birkland, 91, of Estherville passed away on Monday, September 14, 2020 at Good Samaritan Society in Estherville.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, September 26, 2020 at the Schuchert-Lentz Funeral Home in Spirit Lake. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service on Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will take place in the East Side Cemetery in Estherville, 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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Kennth Timmer

A funeral service for Kenneth Timmer, age 86, of Lakefield, will be held Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 10:30AM at Crosswinds Church in Spirit Lake. Burial will be at Memory Gardens in Worthington, Minnesota. Visitation will begin at 9:00AM on Thursday at the church.

Kenneth passed away September 13, 2020 at Lakes Regional Healthcare in Spirit Lake.

Turner Jenness Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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David Croft

A funeral service for David Croft, age 70, of Okoboji, will be held Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at 11:00AM at First Presbyterian Church in Spirit Lake. Visitation will be on Tuesday, September 15th from 5:00-6:00PM at Turner Jenness Funeral Home in Spirit Lake.

David passed away September 11, 2020 at Lakes Regional Healthcare in Spirit Lake.

Turner Jenness Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Darvin Enderson

A Drive In Celebration of Life for Davin Enderson will be held September 19th, 2020 at 10:30am at First Lutheran Church in West Okoboji to honor his life and joyously remember him with family and friends. Prior to the celebration, Darvin’s immediate family will intern him at Milford Cemetery. 

Darvin passed away November 19, 2019.

Turner Jenness Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Marilyn Lippon

A funeral service for Marilyn Lippon, age 93, of Spirit Lake, will be held Saturday, September 12, 2020 at 2:00PM at First Presbyterian Church in Spirit Lake. Visitation will begin one hour prior to the service at the church.It has been requested that all attending the visitation or funeral service to please wear a face covering. 

Memorial contributions can be given to the Children's Library at the Spirit Lake Public Library.

Marilyn passed away September 5, 2020 at Lakes Regional Healthcare in Spirit Lake.

Turner Jenness Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Harold & Juanita Overmann

A memorial reception will be held on October 3, 2020, at the parish hall of St Mary’s Catholic Church, 1005 Hill Ave. in Spirit Lake, IA in remembrance of Harold and Juanita Overmann. Family members will greet guests from 1:00-3:00 pm.

Harold, who served as superintendent of the Spirit Lake Public Schools for over 25 years, passed away on September 4, 2019, in Marion, IA. Juanita passed away on May 1, 2020, also in Marion.

Both will be buried at St. Margaret Cemeteryin Spirit Lake in a private inurnment following the reception.

The family invites community members and friends to join them for a time of remembrance.

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Carol Kirschbaum

Carol Marie Kirschbaum, 90, of Spirit Lake passed away on Saturday, August 29, 2020 at Lakes Regional Healthcare in Spirit Lake.

A mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. with a visitation starting at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 12, 2020 with a Rosary recited at 8:45 a.m. by the Catholic Daughters of the Americas of the St. Mary’s Parish at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Spirit Lake. Burial will take place in the St. Margaret’s 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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