Friday 31 October 2014


Rev. Roger Katz



 The Rev. Roger L. Katz, 79, of Clear Lake, died Wednesday, July 2, 2014, at the Muse Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit in Mason City.
 A Mass of Christian Burial was held on July 7, 2014 at Epiphany Parish – Holy Family Catholic Church, Mason City, with Archbishop Michael O. Jackels as Celebrant. Interment followed in the Clear Lake Cemetery. Should friends desire, memorials may be left in Roger’s name in care of his family.


Lloyd Kennedy



 Lloyd D. Kennedy, 85, 3 E. Gate Court, Clear Lake, died Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at the Oakwood Care Center, Clear Lake.
 A funeral service was held on Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at Zion Lutheran Church, Clear Lake, with Rev. Kirk Wilkie officiating. Interment was at the Clear Lake Cemetery. Military Honors were provided by the Clear Lake V.F.W. Memorials may be given to the Lloyd D. Kennedy Memorial Fund.


Clarence Wiebenga



Clarence ‘Clancy’ Wiebenga, 72, longtime Thornton, Iowa, resident, passed away Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center – North Iowa.  Funeral services were held on Saturday at the First Reformed Church, Meservey, Iowa, with Rev. Rodney Meester presiding.  Interment was in Pleasant View Cemetery, Thornton. 


Irvin Van Haaften



 Irvin Dale “Irv” Van Haaften went to dwell in the House of the Lord on Monday, June 23, 2014 at the Muse-Norris Hospice House in Mason City, surrounded by his family. A gathering of friends was held at the Zion Lutheran Church in Clear Lake, on June 26, 2014. The celebration of his life followed on Saturday morning at the church. The Anderson Funeral Homes in Marshalltown, Iowa, was entrusted with the arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to


LaVerne Calhoun



 LaVerne Elizabeth Calhoun, 92, Clear Lake, died Saturday, June 28, 2014 at Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa in Mason City.
 A celebration of life service for LaVerne will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at the Ward-Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, 101 N. 4th Street, Clear Lake. Visitation will be held one hour prior to service time on Wednesday at the chapel. LaVerne donated her body to the University of Iowa anatomy department to help in the cure of diseases. At a later date she will be buried next to her husband in the Memorial Park Cemetery, Highway 18 W., Mason City.


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