Sunday 1 March 2015


Armand F. Oetken



Armand F. Oetken, 83, of Mason City, Iowa, passed away Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, at the Muse Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit.  Funeral services were held on Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 213 N. Pennsylvania Avenue, with Pastor Kathy Graves officiating. A private family burial was held at the London – Deer Creek Cemetery in Northwood, Iowa.  Memorials may be directed to the Armand Oetken memorial fund in care of the family.  Online condolences may be left for the family at


Mary Stattelman



Mary Katherine Stattelman, 81, 4 South 18th St., Clear Lake, died Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015, from the result of a car accident.      

A Funeral Mass was celebrated on Saturday, Jan. 10, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, 1001 9th Ave. S., Clear Lake, with the Rev. John Gossman officiating.   Inurnment will be at the Clear Lake Cemetery at a later date.   Memorials may be directed to Newman Catholic Schools, Saint Patrick’s Parish and Posada (, Pueblo, Colo.    


Mary Anne Lydon



Mary Anne Lydon, 88, Des Moines, Iowa, went to be with God after a 10 year battle with Alzheimer’s on Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, at Bishop Drumm Care Center, in Johnston, Iowa.

Funeral services were held on Monday, Jan. 12, at Our Lady of Peace Chapel, Bishop Drumm Care Center, 5837 Winwood Drive, Johnston, with burial at Glendale Cemetery.


Wayne Muhlenbruch



Wayne O. Muhlenbruch, 80, of Clear Lake, died Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, at the Oakwood Care Center, Clear Lake.

A celebration of Wayne’s life was held on Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015, at the Ward-Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, Clear Lake.  The family suggests memorials to Wayne O. Muhlenbruch memorial fund.


Rudy Nutz



    Rudy Nutz, age 88, most recently of Ventura, formerly of Klemme, Iowa, died, Monday, Jan. 5, 2015, at his home in Ventura. 

Funeral services were held on Friday, Jan. 9, 2015, at the Klemme United Methodist Church, Klemme.  Burial was in the Ell Township Cemetery, Klemme. Memorials are suggested to the Opportunity Village, in Clear Lake, in care of Rudy Nutz.  The family also suggests those wishing to express their sympathies through a floral offering to consider sending a plant.  


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