Velma Ashburn

A private graveside service for 93-year-old Velma Ashburn, a former resident of Spirit Lake, will be held April 6th in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma with a memorial service to be scheduled at a later date. 

Velma passed away March 29th in Barbourville, Kentucky. 

Arrangements are under the direction of Vondel L. Smith and Sons in Oklahoma City.

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Cecelia Barber

A private family service will be held for Cecelia Barber, age 91, of Milford with burial at Lakeview Gardens Cemetery in Spirit Lake.

Mrs. Barber passed away Friday, March 27, 2020 at her home in Milford.

Turner Jenness Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements

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Virgil H. Grave

Virgil H. Grave, 92, of Lake Park passed away March 27, 2020 at Pearl Valley Rehab and Nursing in Lake Park.

A graveside service will be held at a later date in the Silver Lake Cemetery in Lake Park. Arrangements are under the direction of the Schuchert-Lentz Funeral Home in Spirit Lake. Online condolences may be sent to

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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 

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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