Obituary

Gene Jacobsen

Services are pending for Gene V. Jacobsen, 83, of Lake Park, Iowa.

Mr. Jacobsen passed away Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at St. Lukes Home in Spencer, Iowa.

Turner Jenness Funeral Home of Lake Park is in charge of the arrangements.

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Velma Tesch

A funeral service for Velma Tesch age 81, of Milford, will be held Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 11:00 AM at First Lutheran Church in West Okoboji.  Burial will be at Prairie View Cemetery in Paulina, Iowa.  Visitation will be on Wednesday, May 24th from 5:00-7:00 PM at Turner Jenness Funeral Home in Milford. 

Mrs. Tesch passed away May 21, 2017 at Hawkeye Care Center in Milford. 

Turner Jenness Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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T. Milan Bragg

A funeral service for T. Milan Bragg, age 86, of West Okoboji, will be held Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 10:30 AM at Turner Jenness Funeral Home in Spirit Lake.  Visitation will begin one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.  Burial will be at Silver Lake Cemetery in Lake Park.

Milan passed away Saturday, May 20, 2017 at Heritage Landings in West Okoboji.

Turner Jenness Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Alan Gordon Potter

Alan Gordon Potter, 89, of Milford, passed away on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at Lakes Regional Healthcare in Spirit Lake. Formerly of Okoboji, Alan grew up in Fort Dodge.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, May 26, 2017 at the Schuchert – Lentz Funeral Homme in Spirit Lake. Visitation will be one hour prior to service time on Friday at the Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Lakeview Gardens Cemetery in Spirit Lake. Arrangements are under the direction of the Schuchert – Lentz Funeral Home. Online condolences may be sent to www.spiritlakefuneralhome.com.

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Bonnie Wunder

Memorial services for Bonnie Wunder, 89, of Lake Park, will be held at 3 pm, Saturday, May 20, 2017, at First Presbyterian Church in Lake Park.Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church.  Interment will be at Silver Lake Cemetery in Lake Park.

Mrs. Wunder passed away Monday, May 15, 2017, at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls

Turner Jenness Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.   www.turnerfuneralhomes.com

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Vance Peterson

A funeral service celebrating the life of Vance Logan Peterson, 23, of Milford, will be 3:00 p.m. Thursday, May 18, 2017 at Turner Jenness Funeral Home in Milford.  Visitation will be held Thursday, May 18, 2017 at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.

Vance died Friday, May 12, 2017 at Lakes Regional Healthcare in Spirit Lake.

Turner Jenness Funeral Home of Milford is in charge of service arrangements.

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Evonne Swanson

There will be a Memorial Service for Evonne Swanson, 84, of Fergus Falls, Minnesota and formerly of Spirit Lake on Saturday, May 20th at 1:00 PM at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Spirit Lake.  Burial will be at Lakeview Gardens Cemetery in Spirit Lake.

Mrs. Swanson passed away February 7, 2017 in Fergus Falls, Minnesota.

Memorials may be directed to Spencer’s Underground, PO Box 361, Spirit Lake, Iowa, 51360. 

Turner Jenness Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Wilson (Bill) Connor

Bill Connor, age 77, of Spirit Lake, passed quietly at his home on May 9, 2017. There will be no formal services, per his request.

Turner Jenness Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Sharon Cusick

A funeral services for Sharon Cusick, 77, of Spirit Lake, will be 10 am, Saturday, May 13, 2017, at Turner Jenness Funeral Home in Spirit Lake. Visitation will begin after 5 pm Friday, May 12, 2017, with the family present from 5 - 7 pm at Turner Jenness Funeral Home in Spirit Lake. Interment will be at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis, Missouri.

Sharon passed away Monday, May 8, 2017 at Lakes Regional Healthcare in Spirit Lake.

Turner Jenness Funeral Home of Spirit Lake in charge of arrangements.   www.turnerfuneralhomes.com

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Larry "Thugo" Johnson

A memorial visitation for Larry "Thugo" Johnson, 52, of Spirit Lake will be held from 3 - 6 pm, Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at Turner Jenness Funeral Home in Spirit Lake, followed by a Celebration of Life gathering at Sportsman's.

Thugo passed away Thursday, May 4, 2017 at a Sioux Falls, SD hospital.

In lieu of flowers, please direct memorials to:
The Wounded Warrier Project
PO Box 75816
Topeka, Kansas 66675
www.woundedwarrierproject.org

Turner Jenness Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Dale Robbins

Arrangements are pending for Dale Robbins, age 87, of Spirit Lake. 

Mr. Robbins passed away May 1, 2017 at Hawkeye Care Center in Spirit Lake.

Turner Jenness Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Phyllis Landsness

A funeral service for Phyllis Landsness, age 78, of Spirit Lake, will be held Friday, May 5, 2017 at 1:30 PM at First Lutheran Church in West Okoboji.  Visitation will be on Thursday, May 4th after 4:00pm with the family present from 5:00-7:00pm at Turner Jenness Funeral Home in Milford.

Mrs. Landsness passed away April 28, 2017 at Lakes Regional Healthcare in Spirit Lake.

Turner Jenness Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Betty Jane Ericksen

Betty Jane Ericksen, 92, of Spirit Lake passed away on Friday, April 28, 2017 at the Hawkeye Care Center in Spirit Lake.

Private graveside services will be held at a future date in the Scandinavian Cemetery in Alta, IA. The Schuchert-Lentz Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to www.spiritlakefuneralhome.com

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JoAnn Killmer

A funeral service for JoAnn Killmer, age 74, of Spencer, will be held Monday, May 1, 2017 at 10:30 AM at First Baptist Church in Spencer.  Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer.  Visitation will begin one hour prior to the service at the church.

JoAnn passed away Thursday, April 27, 2017 at her home in Spencer.

Turner Jenness Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Ron Martin

A celebration of life for 67-year-old Ron Martin of Spirit Lake, formerly of Estherville, will be held at 4:00 pm Thursday, May 4th at Gull Point State Park on West Lake Okoboji. Henry-Olson Funeral Home of Estherville is in charge of arrangements. Ron passed away March 25th, 2017 at his home.

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Douglas DeGroot

A funeral service for Douglas DeGroot, age 75, of Arnolds Park, will be held Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 2:00 PM at Turner Jenness Funeral Home in Milford.  Burial will be at Lakeview Gardens Cemetery in Spirit Lake.  Visitation will begin at 12:30 PM on Saturday until the time of the service.

Mr. DeGroot passed away Thursday, April 27, 2017 at Hawkeye Care Center in Milford.

Turner Jenness Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Josh Hinders

Josh Hinders, age 47, of Okoboji, passed away at his home April 24, 2017. 

Instead of a funeral, Josh wanted a gathering at his home on July 20, 2017 his 48th birthday. It will start at noon and end whenever, at 1001 Eloise Street in Okoboji. 

Turner Jenness Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Agnes Paskert

Mass of Christian Burial for Agnes Paskert, 104 years old, will be 10:30 am, Wednesday, April 26, 2017, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Milford. Visitation will begin at 9 am Wednesday until service time at the church. Interment will be at Calvary Cemetery in Milford.
Mrs. Paskert passed away April 21, 2017.
Turner Jenness Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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Mary Buckingham

A memorial mass for Mary Buckingham will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 28, 2017 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with Father Brian Hughes officiating. A visitation will be held one hour prior to service time at the church. A private family burial of her cremains will take place in the St. Jacobs Cemetery in Graettinger, IA. The Schuchert-Lentz Funeral Home in Spirit Lake is in charge of Arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to www.spiritlakefuenralhome.com

 

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Lester E. Snider

Lester Snider, 98, of Spirit Lake passed away on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at the Hawkeye Care Center in Spirit Lake. A private family graveside will take place in the Lakeview Garden Cemetery in Spirit Lake. Arrangements are under the direction of Schuchert-Lentz Funeral in Spirit Lake. Online condolences may be sent to www.spiritlakefuneralhome.com

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Becky Schroeder

Services for Mrs. Becky Schroeder, 92 of Spirit Lake will be Friday, April 28, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. at Immanuel Lutheran Church.  Interment will be at Lakeview Cemetery.  A visitation with family present from 5-7 P.M. will be held at Turner Jenness Funeral Home in Spirit Lake, Thursday, April 27, 2017. 

Mrs. Schroeder passed away Monday, April 17, 2017 at Lakes Regional Healthcare in Spirit Lake.

Turner Jenness Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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Steven Eckman

A memorial service for 47-year-old Steven Eckman of Brandon, South Dakota will be held at 2:00 pm Saturday, May 20th at the Light of the Lakes Friends Church in Arnolds Park.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to the Wounded Warrior Project.

George Boom Funeral Home and Crematory of Sioux Falls is in charge of arrangements.

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