Martha Buck, 90, Our beautiful mother, grandma and great-grandma, was called Home Saturday, March 3, 2012 at the Heritage Care Center, Mason City, Iowa. Her life will be celebrated Thursday, March 8, at 1:30 p.m. at United Methodist Church, 508 2nd Avenue North, Clear Lake, with the Rev. Diana Hoover officiating. Visitation will be held Wednesday, March 7, 5-7 p.m. at Ward-Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, 101 North 4th Street, Clear Lake, and one hour before the service on Thursday, at the church.
Deloris K. Swearingen Bourne (Del), 80 years old, of Clear Lake, passed away Feb. 25, 2012 at Hospice House of North Iowa in Mason City, Iowa of natural causes.
Del was born Dec. 26, 1932 in Ames, Iowa. On June 11, 1949 she married Alvin Bourne (Al) and the two of them were blessed with one daughter, Linda, on June 14, 1957.
Denise Renee (Clapper) Powers, 47, of 115 Little Ojai Dr., Indian Mound, Tenn., died Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012 at Blanchfield Army Hospital in Fort Campbell, Ky, after a courageous battle with cancer.
Funeral services were held Monday, Feb. 20, at Dyers Creek Church of God with the Rev. Jeff Wallace officiating.
Jesse Lee Yun Richardson, 17, of 11418 Jonquil Ave., Clear Lake, died Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012 at his home.
Funeral services were held Tuesday Feb. 28, at the Clear Lake United Methodist Church with the Rev. Diana Hoover officiating. Interment was in Clear Lake Cemetery. Family suggests memorials go to the Jesse Lee Yun Richardson Memorial Fund. Jesse’s final act was to give the gift of life through organ donation.
Richard “Richie” LeRoy Johnson, 76, of Clear Lake, died Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012 at Oakwood Care Center, Clear Lake.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m., Friday, Feb. 24, at the Ward-Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, Clear Lake, with the Rev. Kathy Graves of Trinity Lutheran Church, Mason City,
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