Tuesday 31 March 2015


Robert Roseland




Robert “Rosie” Roseland, 89, died peacefully in his sleep on Monday, July 8, 2013 at Deerfield Retirement Community in Urbandale, Iowa. 

Rosie was born June 7, 1924, in Paulina, Iowa, to John and Floy Roseland.  His mother and father owned the Corner Drug in Clear Lake for many years.  He graduated from Clear Lake High School and went to work for 


Richard E. Becker




Richard “Dick” Eugene Becker, 87, Clear Lake, died Sunday, July 21, 2013 at the Oakwood Care Center, Hwy. 18 W., Clear Lake.  

A Celebration of Life will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013 at the Galilean Lutheran Church, 4454 255th St., Clear Lake, with Rev. Scot McCluskey officiating.  Visitation with family will be from 11:30 a.m. until the


Josephine Ellefson




Josephine “Pip” N. Ellefson, 91, of Clear Lake, died Tuesday, July 16, 2013 at Muse Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit in Mason City.  A funeral service was held Saturday, July 20, 2013 at Ward Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, Clear Lake, with Msgr. Joseph J. Slepicka  officiating.  Burial followed in Memorial Park Cemetery in Mason City.


Dale Dorseth




Dale Allen Dorseth, 60, 704 S. 13th St., Clear Lake, died Sunday, July 21 2013 at the Muse-Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit, Mason City.

    A Celebration of his Life will be held at Central Gardens, Clear Lake, with Dr. Reverend Rhoda Preston officiating.  According to his wishes, he has gifted his body to the Des Moines Osteopathic School.  Memorials may be given to the Dale Allen Dorseth Memorial Fund.


Earl L. Kotz




     Earl L. Kotz, 95, of Clear Lake, died Friday, July 5, 2013 at the Oakwood Care Center in Clear Lake.                                                      

     Per Earl’s wishes, cremation rites have been accorded and a memorial service will be held 2 p.m., Tuesday, July 16, 2013 at Zion Lutheran Church, 112 N. 4th Street, Clear Lake, with the Rev. Dean Hess


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