Saturday 29 November 2014


Loren Sadler



    Loren “Swede” J. Sadler, 77, 1500 South Shore Dr., Lot 52, Clear Lake, died Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011 at the Muse-Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit.     A memorial service was held Tuesday, Oct. 4, at the Clear Lake United Methodist Church, Clear Lake, with the Rev. Diana Hoover officiating.  Inurnment was at Memorial Park Cemetery, Mason City.  Military honors were provided by the Clear Lake V.F.W.  Memorials may be given to Loren J. Sadler Memorial Fund.


Douglas Mostrom



     Douglas Alan Mostrom, 49, 2115 1st Ave S., Clear Lake, died Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011 at his home.  A funeral service will be held 11 a.m., Friday, Oct. 7, at Zion Lutheran Church, 112 N. 4th St., Clear Lake, with the Rev. Derik Yarian officiating.  Visitation will be Thursday, from 5 – 7 p.m. at Ward-Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, 101 N. 4th St., and one hour prior to the service at the church.  Interment will be at Elk Creek Cemetery, Kensett, Iowa.  Memorials may be given to the Douglas A. Mostrom Memorial Fund.


Arlene Laughlin



    Arlene J. “Jake” Laughlin, 86, of West Des Moines, Iowa died in a tragic car accident on Sept. 20, 2011. She was born in Clear Lake on June 25, 1925, to Henry Jacobson and Vernetta Hanson Jacobson.
    A Funeral Mass was held Saturday, Sept. 24, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with burial at Glendale Cemetery. Contributions may be made to St. Theresa’s Foundation, Iowa Public Television, or the Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation. Online condolences may be left for the family at


Jane Bredlow



    Jane Pauline Bredlow of Clear Lake passed away Monday, Sept. 26, 2011, at the age of 76. At her request, no memorial service is planned. Memorials can be sent to Hospice of North Iowa.
    She was born on June 19, 1935, in Alhambra, Calif. to Robert Hauert Blair and Julia Twanet (Cherry) Blair. She had one older sister, Mary Joe (Blair) Still Goodhue. She


Dr. Donald Lomen



    Dr. Donald O. Lomen, 84, Clear Lake, died peacefully Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011 at the Muse-Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit after a brief battle with Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma surrounded by his family.   A funeral service was held Monday, Oct. 3, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Mason City with the Rev. Jim Magelssen officiating. Following the service his body will be cremated and Inurnment will be held at the Clear Lake Cemetery at a later date.  Memorials may be directed to Trinity Lutheran Church or to the


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