Sunday 26 April 2015


James F. Waner



James F. Waner, 71, of Estero, Fla., died Friday, March 13, 2015. Formerly of Iowa, he had been an Estero resident since 2011. 

He was born March 30, 1943 in Wichita, Kan., the son of Joseph Edward and Geneva Pauline (née Scherer) Waner.  Jim grew up on the family farm outside of Florence, Kan.  He went to Florence high school, and then later went to Kansas State University. 


Andres De La Cruz



Andres (Andy) De La Cruz Sr., 86, of Clear Lake, died at home.  Due to his wishes he was cremated.

A prayer service was held at St. Patrick Catholic Church, in Clear Lake, on Tuesday, March 17, 2015. 


Ruth Friest



 Ruth Friest died March 12, 2015, at Lutheran Living Campus in Muscatine, Iowa.

     A funeral service was held on Monday, March 16, at Ward-Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, with the Rev. Kirk Wilkie officiating.    Interment was at Memorial Park Cemetery, Mason City, Iowa.  Memorials may be given to the Lutheran Living Campus, Muscatine. 


Roger D. Gray



Roger D. Gray, 69, of Clear Lake, formerly of Buffalo Center, Iowa, died Wednesday, March 4, 2015, at the Muse Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit, Mason City, Iowa.

A celebration of Roger’s life was held on Saturday, March 7, 2015, at Opportunity Village, Clear Lake, with Pastor Rich Murray officiating.  Graveside services were held at the Ramsey Reformed Church Cemetery, Titonka, Iowa, with Rev. Perry DeGroot officiating.  Family 


Amy E. Hild



Amy Elizabeth Hild, 27, 1390 Rocky Place, Rockford, Iowa, died Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, in a car accident. Amy gave in death as she gave in life as a tissue donor. 

A celebration of life was held on Monday, March 2, 2015, at Harvest Bible Chapel, Clear Lake, with Pastor John Tank officiating.  Burial was at the Clear Lake Cemetery.  Memorials may be given to the Amy E. Hild Memorial Fund.  


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