Friday 19 December 2014


Duane A. Kuhlers



Duane A. Kuhlers, 83, of Clear Lake, died Friday, April 11, 2014 at Muse Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit in Mason City.  A funeral service for Duane will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, April 18, 2014 at the Clear Lake United Methodist Church, 508 2nd Ave. N., Clear Lake, with the Rev. Bernie Colorado and Dr. Rev. Rhoda Preston officiating.  Burial will follow in the Memorial Park Cemetery, Mason City, where full military honors will be provided by the Clear Lake VFW Post 4868.  A visitation will be held from 5 to 7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 17, 2014 at Ward Van Slyke Colonial Chapel,


Alice K. Thompson



Alice Katherine (Juhl) Thompson passed away on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at age 95.  Alice’s memorial service was held Saturday, April 12, 2014, at the Tacoma Lutheran Retirement Community, 1310 N. Highlands Pkwy., Tacoma, Wash. 

She was born in Iowa on May 8, 1918, to Axel and Katherine Juhl. She graduated from high school at age 16, and from Waldorf Lutheran College at age 18.  Her first teaching job was in a small rural school in Iowa with all grades in one room.


Betty L. Thomas



Betty L. Thomas, 90, of Clear Lake, died Sunday, April 6, 2014 at the Oakwood Care Center in  Clear Lake.

Memorial services were held on Saturday, April 12, at Galilean Lutheran Church, in Clear Lake, with Rev. Scott McCluskey officiating.   Her body was donated to the University of Iowa Department Of Anatomy.  Inurnment will be at a later date at the Clear Lake Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to Galilean Lutheran Church, Zion Lutheran Church or the Clear Lake Library.


Pastor Murley Severtson



Pastor Murley A. Severtson, 94, Clear Lake, died Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at the Oakwood Care Center, Clear Lake.  


Joseph R. McIlhon



Joseph Robert McIlhon, 32,  passed away at home on Friday, April 11, 2014.  A Rite of Christian burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church on Beaver Ave. in Des Moines, Iowa, with internment following at Glendale Cemetery in Des Moines.  Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 16, at Iles Dunn’s Chapel with a vigil at 7 p.m. and also one hour prior to the service Thursday. 


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