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Richard Storey Holstad, 86, of Northwood, Iowa, passed away on Friday, February 12, 2021, at the Lutheran Retirement Home in Northwood. He was born on July 5, 1934, to Otto and Margaret (Storey) Holstad at their home in rural Northwood. He was baptized and confirmed at Sion Lutheran Church, rural...
Elaine May (Ness) Bergan, 91, of Northwood, Iowa, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus on Wednesday, February 3, 2021, at the Lutheran Retirement Home in Northwood, due to the lingering effects of COVID-19.  Due to Elaine’s concern for limiting contact exposure to the virus, a private family...
Mary Ellen Ihnen (Harris) died on January 28, 2021, at Mitchell County Regional Health Center Hospice with loved ones by her side.  In accordance with her wishes she was cremated.  Visitation and a memorial service will be held on a later date, with burial at Sunset Rest. She was born on April 7,...
Dr. DuWayne Carnes was born in the upstairs bedroom of his grandmother’s farm house in Ida County, Iowa, on December 5, 1937. Two weeks later he and his parents returned to their home in Northwood, Iowa, where he spent his childhood. He graduated from Northwood High School in 1956 and continued...
Lorraine Mariam (Harmon) Ludwig passed away on January 2, 2021, at Palm Garden of Jacksonville Nursing Home. Lorraine was born in Brookfield Township in Worth County, Iowa, on September 18, 1922, the daughter of Julius and Angie (Holstad) Harmon. She grew up on a farm near Tenold, Iowa. She...
Robert “Bob” Carroll Rustad, 88, of St. Ansgar, died on Friday, January 22, 2021, at the Good Samaritan Center in St. Ansgar. A private memorial service was held for immediate family at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, January 26, at First Lutheran Church with Pastor Christopher Stanley presiding. It was...
Gerard P. Jorgenson “Jerry’ age 86 of Burnsville passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving family on January 14, 2021. Jerry was born on January 12, 1935 in Minneapolis, MN to Alf and Gertrude Jorgenson. He proudly served his country in the US Army during the Korean War. Jerry...
Berniece G. Beers, 95, of Albert Lea, Minnesota, formerly of Emmons, passed away on Wednesday, January 13, 2021, at Thorne Crest in Albert Lea. Memorial service was held at 11 a.m. on Monday, January 18, 2021 at Emmons Lutheran Church, 490 Pearl Street, Emmons, MN 56029, face coverings are...
George William Hargis, 100, passed away on Sunday, January 10, 2021, at Timber Hills Senior Living in Inver Grove Heights, Minnsota. A Funeral Service was held at 1 p.m., on Friday, January 15, 2021 at Bethel United Methodist Church, 503 S. East St., Manly, IA, with Pastor Cory Allard officiating...
Judith Janette Fenske, 80, died peacefully on Saturday, December 19, 2020, at her daughter’s home in Emmons, Minnesota, surrounded by her family. Upon her wishes she was cremated and a Celebration of Life Service will be held at a later date. Burial of her cremains will take place in the Timberon...

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