On Sept. 8, 2012, heaven threw a boisterous “Welcome Home” party for LaVerne Thornberg. It is there that LaVerne is said to have leaned into the everlasting arms of her dear Lord and Savior, Jesus, and then enjoyed a grand reunion with her cherished husband of 71 years, Herb.
Funeral Services were held Friday, Sept. 14, 2012 at Stanchfield Baptist Church with interment at Stanchfield Baptist Cemetery.
Sonya S. Ryan, 71, 1314 2nd Ave. N., Clear Lake, Iowa, died Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012 at her daughter, Shelly Kirk’s, home in Thompson, Iowa. A funeral service was held Friday, Sept. 7, 2012 at the First Baptist Church, Mason City, Iowa with Rev. Ron Stein officiating. Interment was at the Clear Lake Cemetery. Memorials may be given to the First Baptist Church or the Humane Society.
Orval ThayerOrval V. Thayer, 92, of Rockwell, Iowa, died Sept. 5, 2012 at Rockwell Community Nursing Center in Rockwell.
A memorial service was held Monday, Sept. 10, 2012 at Swaledale United Methodist Church in Swaledale, Iowa. Chaplin Janet Dorenkamp and Rev. John Scherb were officiating. Online condolences may be left at www.fullertonfh.com.
Tom L. Stump, 62, of Clear Lake, Iowa, died Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012, at the Muse-Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit in Mason City, Iowa, surrounded by his family.
A memorial service was held on Monday, Sept. 10, 2012 at Ward Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, Clear Lake, with Pastor Ed Bard officiating. Military honors were provided by the Clear Lake V.F.W.
Should friends desire, memorials may be left to the Wounded Warriors Project in Tom’s name,
Joseph Franklin Jones, 90, 700 2nd St. S.E., Hampton, Iowa formerly of Thornton, Iowa went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012 at the Hampton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Hampton.
A funeral Mass for Joseph was held Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Clear Lake, with the Reverend John Gossman as celebrant. Burial was in the Clear Lake Cemetery.
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