Monday 27 April 2015


J. Steve Shook




J. Steve Shook, 64, of 2307 1st Ave. S., Clear Lake, Iowa, died Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012 at the Muse Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit, Mason City, Iowa.  

Funeral services were held Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012 at Open Bible Church, Clear Lake, with Pastor Will Hunsaker officiating.  Burial was in the Memorial Park Cemetery, Mason City, with military honors 


Louis Vavrik




Louis John Vavrik, 84, Ventura, Iowa, died Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, at the Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa in Mason City, Iowa.

A funeral mass was held Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012 at the St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Clear Lake, with Reverend John Gossman officiating.  Burial was in the St. Johns Cemetery in Duncan, Iowa. 


Arlyn Boman




Arlyn Peter “Pete” Boman, 81, of Forest City, Iowa, went home to be with his Lord on Sunday, Nov. 25.  Visitation will be Thursday, Nov. 29, from 5-7 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Forest City.  Funeral 


Susan Gottfried




Susan J. Gottfried, 85, Oakwood Care Center, Clear Lake, Iowa, died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012 at the Oakwood Care Center, Clear Lake.  A visitation will be held Wednesday, Nov. 28, from 4 – 7 p.m. with a time for sharing at 6:30 p.m.  Pastor Rich Murray will officiate.  Inurnment will be held at the Riverside Cemetery, Friday, 11:30 a.m., Nov. 30, with Rev. Bonser officiating.  Following the 


John Hunchis




John F. Hunchis, 76, of 43061 Maple Dr., Lake Mills, Iowa, passed away Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012 in his home.

Visitation will be Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012 from 5 -7 p.m. at the Hogan-Bremer-Moore Colonial Chapel, Mason City, Iowa, with a scriptural wake service at 6:30 p.m.  Memorial Mass will be at 10:30 a.m.,Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Mason City, with Rev. Rodney Allers officiating and Monsignor Wayne Ressler co-officiating. Internment will be at Memorial Park Cemetery, Mason City, with a luncheon following at St. Joseph.  Family suggests memorials to John F. Hunchis memorial fund.

John was born Dec. 18, 1935 in Mason City, the son of Fred and Kathleen (Dorsey) Hunchis.  Later he and his siblings were adopted by his step mom, Julia (Spaanum) Hunchis.  While attending school John was very involved in athletics, including basketball and baseball.  He graduated from Plymouth High School 1954 and then attended St. Thomas College.  

John married Carol Jordan, Dec. 26, 1978 in Albert Lea, Minn.


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