Obituaries

 

Jennie Ganseveld

Jennie Ganseveld, 88, the daughter of Klass and Fannie (Abbas) Ganseveld was born in Britt, Hancock County, Iowa on December 12, 1911.  As a child she and her family lived in the rural areas of Britt, Hutchins, Crystal Lake, Dumont, and Nora Springs, Iowa.  Jennie attended the rural country schools.  She lived most her adult…
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Ina Mae (Heim) Gardalen

Ina Mae (Heim) Gardalen, 90, of Dows, passed away Monday, November 7, 2016 at the Clarion Wellness and Rehabilitation Center in Clarion. Funeral services for Ina Mae Gardalen will be held at 1:00 PM on Thursday, November 10, 2016 at Ewing Funeral Home, 1801 Central Avenue East in Clarion, with Pastor Nicole Woodley officiating.  Burial…
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Jean (Bell) Gardner

Jean B. Gardner, 100, passed away on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at the Algona Manor Nursing Home in Algona, Iowa. Funeral services for Jean Gardner will be held on Monday, May 4, 2015 at 10:30 AM at the United Presbyterian Church, 219 1st Street North West in Clarion, with Pastor Bill Kem officiating.  Burial will…
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Richard “Dick” Gardner

Richard Gardner, 85, of Clarion passed away Monday, October 9, 2017 at the Clarion Wellness and Rehabilitation Center. A memorial service for Richard Gardner will be held on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 1:00 PM at the United Presbyterian Church, 219 1st Street Northwest, in Clarion with Pastor Bill Kem officiating.  Visitation will be held…
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Samantha (Tabb) Garza

Samantha (Tabb) Garza, 44, of Mason City passed away on October 17, 2017 at the Mercy Medical Center of North Iowa in Mason City. Funeral services for Samantha Garza will be held on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 2:00 PM at the Britt Christian Reformed Church - At The Crossroads Ministries, 569 Main Avenue North…
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Avron D. Gaulke

Avron D. Gaulke, 93, of Clarion passed away Thursday, March 6, 2008 at Wright Medical Center in Clarion. Funeral services for Avron Gaulke will be held Monday, March 10, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. at Clarion United Church of Christ Congregational with Pastor Dennis Secrease officiating. Military graveside services will be conducted by the VFW and…
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Marianne (Gilligan) Gaulke

Marianne Gaulke, 81, of Clarion, passed away Tuesday, December 7, 2004, at the USA Health Care Center in Clarion. Funeral services for Marianne Gaulke will be held 1:30 P.M. Friday, December 10, 2004, at the United Church of Christ Congregational in Clarion, with Pastor Curt Miner officiating.  Visitation will be held from 2:00 until 8:00…
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Harold "Bud" F. Gayken

Harold “Bud” Frank Gayken, 86, of Britt passed away Saturday, September 13, 2008 at Westview Care Center in Britt, Iowa with his family by his side. At the family’s request, Funeral services for Bud Gayken will be held on Tuesday, September 16, 2008 at 2:00 PM at the Christian Reformed Church in Britt with Rev.…
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Beverly J. Gayken

Beverly Gayken, 84, passed away Thursday, March 8, 2018 at North Iowa Mercy Medical Center in Mason City. Funeral services for Beverly Gayken will be held at 1:00 PM on Monday, March 12, 2018 at Ewing Funeral Chapel, 178 Center Street West in Britt with Reverend Dan Carlson officiating.  Burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery…
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Lester W. Gayken

Lester W. Gayken, 757, of Britt, died of natural causes May 14, 2003.  He passed on in comfort and in the company of his family. Lester, the son of Frank & Anna (Marie) Gayken, was born in Britt on February 22, 1928.  He attended Britt Schools.  He enlisted in the US Navy in 1944. It…
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William “Bill” Henry Gehrke

William Henry “Bill” Gehrke, 82, Lawrence, Kansas, formerly of Britt, passed away Monday, August 20, 2018 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. Graveside service for William Gehrke will be held Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 10:30 AM at Evergreen Cemetery in Britt, Iowa with Mr. Jim Sweers officiating. William Henry was born in Chicago, Illinois, the son…
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Blanche I. (Murley) Gelner

Blanche I. Gelner, 92, of Britt passed away on Wednesday, November 26, 2008 at the Muse Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit in Mason City. Funeral services for Blanche Gelner will be held Saturday, November 29, 2008 at 10:30 a.m. at First Lutheran Church in Britt with Rev. Lee Nelson officiating. Burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery in…
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Richard "Rick" D. Gerdes

Richard “Rick” Dean Gerdes, 49, of Woden passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, August 28, 2010 at Hancock County Memorial Hospital in Britt. Rick was born August 26, 1961, to Ernest “Wink” and Rose (Studer) Gerdes. Graveside military services will be held Saturday, September 4, 2010 at 4:00 pm at Bingham Township Cemetery near Woden. Rick was…
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Rose A. (Studer) Gerdes

Rose A. Gerdes, 78, of Britt passed away Monday, March 10, 2008 at her home in Britt. Funeral services for Rose Gerdes will be held Friday, March 14, 2008 at 1:00 p.m. at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Britt with Rev. Brian Dellaert officiating. Burial will be in Bingham Township Cemetery near Woden at 3:00 p.m.…
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Cecil Gill, Jr.

Cecil Gill, Jr., 75, of Britt, Iowa passed away Sunday, November 18, 2001, at his home in Britt. Cecil, the son of Cecil Lee and Loraine Mary St. Mars Gill, was born January 12, 1926, in Deer Lodge, Montana. Cecil was united in marriage with Blanche Gayken on September 3, 1946 in Vancouver, Washington.  The…
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Gary Lee Gjerstad

Gary Gjerstad, 67, of Britt passed away Saturday, September 22, 2018 at Westview Care Center in Britt. Funeral services for Gary Gjerstad will be held on Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 10:30 AM at First Lutheran Church, 70 5th Avenue North West in Britt with Pastor Willie Rosin and Pastor Robert Dodge officiating. Burial will…
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Evelyn R. (Hoppe) Godfredson

Evelyn Godfredson, 81, of Britt passed away Monday, October 31, 2016 at Westview Care Center in Britt. Graveside services for Evelyn Godfredson will be held at 1:00 PM on Sunday, November 6, 2016 at Harrison Township Cemetery in Swea City with Pastor Todd Hartsock officiating.  Evelyn Rose Godfredson, the daughter of Henry and Frederica Oltmanns…
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Edward R. Godfredson

Edward Ray Godfredson, 75, of Britt passed away Friday, December 28, 2001, at Hancock County Memorial Hospital in Britt. Edward Ray Godfredson, the son of Nels M. and Martha (Isenberger) Godfredson, was born September 12, 1926, at Stanley, Wisconsin.  He moved with his parents to the Burt area in 1932 and graduated from Grant Consolidated…
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Gene Goepel

Gene Goepel, 78, of Britt, passed away Monday, April 18, 2005, at Westview Care Center in Britt. Willard Eugene Goepel was born September 21, 1926, to Willard Charles and Erma Delphine (Truitt) Goepel at the farm home to his grandmother and step-grandfather, Maggie and C.M. Christenson, on the Upper Flat, north of Britt, Iowa. He…
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Jose Antonio Gomez

Jose A. Gomez, de 43 años, de Latimer, falleció el Viernes 28 de Septiembre del 2018. Una misa de entierro cristiano para Jose se llevará a cabo a las 10:30 AM el Viernes 5 de Octubre del 2018 en la Iglesia Católica St. Francis Xavier , 1207 3rd Street Northeast en Belmond. La visita se…
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Lauren R. “Rudy” Goodenow

Lauren Goodenow, 23, of Omaha and formerly of Lake View, Iowa passed away Sunday, July 23, 2017 in Omaha, Nebraska. Funeral services for Lauren Goodenow will be held on Friday, July 28, 2017 at 10:30 AM at the United Church of Christ, 409 Maple Avenue in Schleswig, Iowa with Pastor Kevin Freese officiating. Burial will…
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Sandra Katherine Goodrich

 Sandra Goodrich, 68, of Kanawha, passed away Friday, July 13, 2012 at the Kanawha Community Home in Kanawha. A memorial service for Sandy Goodrich will be held on Tuesday, July 17, 2012 at 10:30 AM at the United Methodist Church in Kanawha with Pastor Tim Rieckhoff-Faris officiating.  Inurnment will be at Amsterdam Township Cemetery in…
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Helen M. Goodwin-Nikkel

Helen M. Goodwin-Nikkel, 50, of Clarion passed away Tuesday, January 3, 2012 at her home in Clarion. Private family memorial services will be held at a later date. Ewing Funeral Home in Clarion is assisting the family with arrangements.
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June M. (Haugland) Gordon

June Haugland Gordon, 79, of Buffalo Center passed away Thursday, April 29, 2010 at the Titonka Care Center in Titonka. Funeral services for June Gordon will be held on Monday, May 3, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 201 4th Street North East, Buffalo Center, Iowa with Pastor Perry Aalgaard officiating.  Burial will…
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Steve Gordon

Steve Gordon, 44, of Corwith, Iowa passed away on Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at Kanawha Community Home after a long battle with cancer. Funeral services for Steve Gordon will be held Tuesday, March 1, 2011 at 10:30 am at Ewing Funeral Home in Kanawha with Pastor Cynthia Morrison officiating.  Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery…
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Charles D. Gordon

Charles D. Gordon, 74, of Crystal Lake, Iowa passed away Saturday, February 24, 2001, at the Muse Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit in Mason City. Charles Duane Gordon, the son of Walter and Lela (Friedow) Gordon was born November 13, 1926 in Britt, Iowa.  He grew up in the Britt and Crystal Lake area and attended…
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Charles “Chuck” Graber

Charles Lee Graber, 62, of Woden, died suddenly at his home on April 18, 2012. Memorial services for Charles Graber will be held at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, at the Ewing Funeral Chapel, 118 Center Street West, in Britt with Pastor Joel DeBoer officiating.  The family will greet friends one hour prior…
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Eric L. Grady

Eric L. Grady, 19, of Wesley passed away August 11, 2003, as the result of a car accident. Eric, the son of Jerry and Theresa (Mausehund) Grady, was born February 14, 1984, in Iowa City, Iowa.  He grew up in Wesley and graduated from Corwith-Wesley-LuVerne High School with the class of 2003. Eric was active…
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Raymond M. Gramstad

Raymond Gramstad, 87, of Clarion, passed away Saturday, June 25, 2011 at Careage of Clarion. Funeral services for Raymond Gramstad will be held on Tuesday, June 28, 2011 at 11:00 am at the First Lutheran Church in Clarion with Reverend Dr. Ronald Yarnell officiating.  Burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery in Clarion. Visitation will be…
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Rosella M. (Hillmer) Gramstad

Rosella M. (Hillmer) Gramstad, 87, of Clarion passed away Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at the Clarion Wellness and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral services for Rosella Gramstad will be held on Monday, June 16, 2014 at 10:30 AM at the First Lutheran Church in Clarion with Pastor Daniel Hart officiating.  Burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery in…
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Joy L. (Ray) Grandgeorge

Joy Linn (Ray) Grandgeorge, 40-years-old, passed away peacefully Friday, September 30, 2016 at her home in Clarion, Iowa surrounded by loved ones.  Her strong will to live, unwavering faith in God, and the love and prayers of many family and friends carried her through her almost 4 months of fighting her battle with cancer. Joy…
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Jacqueline Anne LaMere Granskog

  Jacqueline LaMere Granskog, 68, of Britt, passed away Sunday, October 14, 2012, at Hancock County Health System in Britt. A memorial service for Jacqueline Granskog will be held on Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 2:00 PM at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, 139 3rd Street SE, in Britt with Rev. Dennis Miller officiating.  There will be…
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Carolyn J. Greenwood

Carolyn J. Greenwood, 63 of Belmond, passed away on Sunday, July 29, 2018 at Iowa Specialty Hospital in Belmond surrounded by her family. Memorial services for Carolyn Greenwood will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, August 4, 2018 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 304 3rd Avenue North East in Belmond with Pastor Dawn Pederson officiating.…
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Linda J. Gremmer

Linda J. Gremmer, 63 of Britt, passed away at Hancock County Memorial Hospital on Thursday, January 6, 2011 at 9 AM after a great fight with esophageal cancer surrounded by her family. Private family funeral services for Linda Gremmer will be held.  Burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery in Britt. Visitation will be held on…
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Julia V. (Braam) Gremmer

Julia V. Gremmer, 97, of Britt, passed away Tuesday, March 11, 2014, at Westview Care Center in Britt. Funeral services for Julia Gremmer will be held at 10:30 AM on Saturday, March 15, 2014, at First Lutheran Church, 70 5th Ave NW, in Britt with Pastor Norm Bauer officiating.  Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery…
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Pearl A. (Smith) Gremmer

Pearl Gremmer, 74, of Britt, passed away Monday, January 15, 2001, at Westview Care Center in Britt. Pearl, the daughter of Orville and Rose (Render) Smith was born May 10, 1926 in Britt.  She attended the country schools. Pearl was united in marriage with George Gremmer on June 14, 1945, at the United Methodist Church…
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Wilma (Brand) Grifhorst

Wilma Grifhorst, 90, of Britt passed away of cancer on Sunday, August 29, 2010 at Westview Care Center in Britt. Funeral services for Wilma Grifhorst will be held on Friday, September 3, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church, 707 4th Street SW, in Britt with Pastor Robert Dodge officiating. Burial will be at…
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Iola Grimm

Iola Grimm, 88, of Kanawha passed away Friday, September 5, 2003, at Mercy Medical Center North Iowa in Mason City. Iola, the daughter of Torres and Anna (Asbe) Wicks, was born March 26, 1915, south of Kanawha.  She attended Clarion schools and graduated from Clarion High School in 1932. On July 19, 1934, Iola was…
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Thomas R. Groom

Thomas Groom, 91, of Rowan passed away Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at the Rehabilitation Center of Belmond. Memorial services for Thomas Groom will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at the United Church of Rowan, 811 Pesch Street in Rowan, with Pastor Nancy Hofmeister and Pastor David Wagner officiating. Visitation for…
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Percy L. Grove

Percy Lee Grove, 84, of Britt passed away Saturday, October 27, 2012 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester Minnesota. Funeral services for Percy Grove will be held on Friday, November 2, 2012 at 10:30 AM at First Lutheran Church, 70 5th Avenue NW in Britt with Pastor Lee Nelson officiating.  Burial will follow at Evergreen…
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Richard D. Grover

Richard D. Grover, 85, of Clarion passed away Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at the Clarion Wellness and Rehabilitation Center. He was holding the hand of his beloved wife, Ruby, and his best friend and son, Randy, when he took his last breath here on earth. A memorial service for Richard Grover will be held on Sunday,…
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Tricha L. (Tilley) Gutierrez

Tricha L. Gutierrez, 32, of Clarion passed away Monday, December 5, 2011 at Wright Medical Center in Clarion. Private memorial services for Tricha Gutierrez will be held at a later date.
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