Obituaries

Joyce Sullivan

Joyce Sullivan, 90, of Arnolds Park passed away on Friday, November 15, 2019 at her home surrounded by her family.

Funeral services for Joyce are pending at this time with the Schuchert-Lentz Funeral Home in Spirit Lake. Online condolences may be sent to www.spiritlakefuneralhome.com

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Dennis "Denny" R. Johnson

Dennis Robert Johnson, 71, of Spirit Lake passed away on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at the Carris Health Hospital in Redwood Falls, MN.

A mass of Christian Burial for Denny will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Spirit Lake. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. with a vigil service at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday at the Schuchert-Lentz Funeral 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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Derald Leroy Gardner

Derald Leroy Gardner, 76, of Spirit Lake passed away peacefully on Friday, November 8, 2019 at his home surrounded by his family.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, November 16, 2019 at the United Methodist Church in Spirit Lake. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. of Friday at the Schuchert-Lentz Funeral Home in Spirit Lake. Burial will take place in the Lakeview Cemetery in Spirit Lake. Arrangements are under the direction of the Schuchert-Lentz Funeral Home of Spirit Lake. Online condolences may be sent to www.spiritlakefuneralhome.com

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David Bartels

Funeral services for David Bartels, 88, of Spirit Lake, Iowa will be held at 10:30 am, Friday, November 8, 2019, at First Presbyterian Church in Spirit Lake.  Interment will be held at Riverside Cemetery in Blue Earth, Minnesota.  Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 pm on Thursday, November 7, 2019 at Turner Jenness Funeral Home in Spirit Lake.

David passed away at Avera McKennan Hosptial in Sioux Falls on November 4, 2019.

Turner Jenness Funeral Homes is in charge of the arrangements.

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Dave Sander

There will be no formal services for Dave Sander, age 63.

Dave passed away at Avera McKennan Hosptial in Sioux Falls on November 4, 2019.

Turner Jenness Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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David F. Kollasch

David F. Kollasch, 82, of Lexington, KY formerly of Spirit Lake passed away at his home in Lexington on Saturday, November 2, 2019.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, November 11, 2019 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Spirit Lake. Military Honors will follow the service on Monday at the church conducted by the American Legion Tempe Post #23 and John W. Kidd VFW Post #4514 both of Spirit Lake. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service on Monday at the church. Burial will take place in the St. Michaels Catholic Cemetery in Whittemore, Monday afternoon following services in Spirit Lake, at approximately 2:30pm. 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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Wanda Farnes

A funeral service for Wanda Farnes, 82, of Spirit Lake, will be held at 10:30 am, Wednesday, November 6, 2019, at Turner Jenness Funeral Home in Spirit Lake. Visitaion will begin at 5 pm, Tuesday, November 5, 2019, with the family present from 5-7 pm, at Turner Jenness Funeral Home in Spirit Lake.

Wanda passed away Saturday, November 2, 2019, at Accura Healthcare of Spirit Lake.

Turner Jenness Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Daniel Marchand

There will be no formal for services at this time for Daniel Marchand, age 54, of Terril. 

Daniel passed away October 27, 2019 at Spencer Hospital.

Turner Jenness Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Arvin Schumann

A memorial service for Arvin Schumann, age 80, of Milford, will be held Thursday, October 31, 2019 at 11:00AM at First Lutheran Church in West Okoboji.  Burial will be at Milford Cemetery.  Visitation will be on Wednesday, October 30th from 5:00-7:00pm at Turner Jenness Funeral Home in Milford.

Arvin passed away October 27, 2019 at his home in Milford.

Memorials may be directed to First Lutheran Church Drive-In Worship.

Turner Jenness Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Willy "Sonny" Heerde

A funeral service for Willie "Sonny" Heerde, age 80, of Milford, will be held at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, October 30, 2019, at Turner Jenness Funeral Home in Milford.  Visitation will begin one hour prior to the service at Turner Jenness Funeral Home.  Burial will be at Northlawn Cemetery in Spencer.

Sonny passed away October 27, 2019 at Accura Healthcare in Milford.

Turner Jenness Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Don D. Goodenow

Don D. Goodenow, 91, of Spirit Lake passed away on Monday, October 28, 2019 at Accura Healthcare of Spirit Lake.

A gathering of remembrance will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, November 1, 2019 at the 1st Presbyterian Church in Spirit Lake. There will be a time of gathering where the family will greet friends following the service at the church in parish hall. The Schuchert-Lentz Funeral Home in Spirit Lake is assisting the family. Online condolences may be sent to www.spiritlakefuneralhome.com

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Debbie Knack-Simpson

Debbie Knack-Simpson, 64, of Okoboji passed away at her home in Okoboji on October 26, 2019.

Private graveside services for Debbie will be held at a later date in the Jefferson Cemetery in Jefferson, 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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Paul I. Buckley

Paul Buckley, 97, of Sioux Falls, SD formerly of Okoboji passed away on Friday, October 25, 2019 at Foundation Cottage in Sioux Falls.

Memorial services for Paul will be held at a later date. 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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Thomas L. Christensen

Thomas Lee Christensen, 82, of Spirit Lake passed away at his home on Friday, October 25. 2019.

Memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, November 23, 2019 at the Schuchert-Lentz Funeral Home in Spirit Lake. Military funeral honors will be conducted by the American Legion Timpe Post#23 and John W. Kidd VFW Post #4514 of Spirit Lake 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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Torrey Mankle

A funeral service for 48-year-old Torrey Mankle of Estherville, formerly of Arnolds Park, will be held at 11:00 Saturday (Oct. 26th) at Calvary United Methodist Church in Arnolds Park. Visitation will be held Friday (Oct. 25th) from 5:00 until 7:00 pm at the church. 

Torrey passed away October 22nd at home in Estherville.

Henry-Olson Funeral Home of Estherville is in charge of arrangements for 48-year-old Torrey Mankle of Estherville, formerly of Arnolds Park.

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Jean Arthur

Jean Arthur, 102, of Sun Lakes, AZ formerly of Spirit Lake passed on October 7, 2019 at Renaissance Assisted Living in Sun Lakes, AZ. 

A memorial service will be held at a later date. Burial of her cremains will be in the Lakeview 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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Duane Eckard

A graveside service for Duane Eckard, age 85, of Milford, will be held Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 1:00 pm at the Milford Cemetery in Milford.  There will be Military Graveside Rites by The American Legion Post 384, Milford, Iowa. 

Duane passed away October 14, 2019 at Accura Healthcare in Milford.

Turner Jenness Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Ruth Barnard

Ruth M. Barnard, 99, of Spirit Lake passed away on Sunday, September 22, 2019 at Accura Healthcare of Spirit Lake.

Memorial services for Ruth will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 7, 2019 at St. Alban’s Episcopal Church in Spirit Lake. Burial will take place in the St. Alban’s Episcopal Church Columbarium. 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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