Monday 30 March 2015


Marcella Thomas




Marcella May Thomas, 96, Oakwood Care Center, Clear Lake, died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013 at the Oakwood Care Center.

Per Marcella’s wishes, cremation rites have accorded and a graveside service will be held at 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at Memorial Park Cemetery, Mason City, with Pastor Ed Bard officiating.  Memorials may be given to Marcella Thomas Memorial Fund, c/o Signe Elliott, 13413 Lillian St., Omaha, NE 68138.


Della Grieme




Della Frieda Grieme, the daughter of William and Martha (Radke) Menke, was born July 29, 1918 in Galva, Iowa.  She was baptized Aug. 4, 1918 at St. John Lutheran Church, Hanover, Iowa, and confirmed on March 20, 1932 at St. John Lutheran Church, Hanover.  Della also attended the Hanover Parochial School.  


Dale Moe




Dale Edward Moe, 57, of rural Nora Springs, Iowa, and formerly of Northwood, Iowa, died on Friday, March 8, 2013 at Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa in Mason City, Iowa. 

A funeral mass for Dale will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 14, 2013 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Manly, Iowa, with Reverend John Gossman officiating.  Burial will be in the Calvary Cemetery in Charles City, Iowa.


Fred Banks




Fred R. Banks, 99, 1117 S. 8th St., Clear Lake, died Saturday, March 9, 2013 at the North Iowa Mercy Medical Center, Mason City, Iowa, surrounded by his loving family.

     A funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m., Thursday, March 14, 2013 at the United Methodist Church, 508 2nd Ave N., Clear Lake, with Rev. Bernie Colorado officiating.  Visitation will be Wednesday from 4-6 p.m. at Ward-Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, 101 N. 4th St., Clear Lake.  A service by the I.O.O.F. will be held at 5:30 p.m.  Interment will be at Memorial Park Cemetery, Mason City.  Memorials may be given to the Fred R. Banks Memorial Fund.


Donald Werstein




Donald D. Werstein, 76, of Clear Lake, died Monday, March 4, 2013 at the Muse Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit, Mason City, Iowa.  

Funeral services were held on Saturday, March 9, 2013 at Zion Lutheran Church, Clear Lake, with Rev.  Dean Hess officiating.  Do to his wishes, he was cremated following the service.  Inurnment will be at a later time in 


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