Monday 24 November 2014


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


Virginia Swandahl



    Virginia R. Swandahl, 91, of Clear Lake, died Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011, at the Oakwood Care Center, Clear Lake.
    According to Virginia’s wishes, cremation has taken place and no services are planned at this time.


Mary Louise Byington



    Mary Louise Byington 79, of 8 South 18th Street, died Sunday, Sept. 25, 2011, at the Muse Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit, Mason City, after a courageous three-year battle with ovarian cancer.
    A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, Sept. 30, at the Clear Lake United Methodist Church, 508 2nd Ave. North, with the Rev. Diana Hoover officiating.  Burial will be in Clear Lake Cemetery.


Floyd Mecham



    Floyd Joseph Mecham, Jr., 94, of 2511 South 3rd Street, Clear Lake, died Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011, at Mercy Medical Center North Iowa, Mason City, Iowa.
    A funeral service was held Saturday, Sept. 24, at Ward Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, Clear Lake, with the Rev. Dean Hess officiating.  Burial was in Pleasant View Cemetery, Thornton, Iowa.


V. Ruth Ouverson



    V. Ruth (Ballentyne) Ouverson, 92, of Fertile, Iowa passed away Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011, at the Good Samaritan Care Center in Forest City, Iowa.
    A funeral service was held Saturday, Sept. 24, at the Fertile Church of Christ with Pastor Dennis Ganz and Pastor Rob Perry officiating. Burial followed in the Grant Township Cemetery, rural Fertile.  According to Ruth’s wishes, memorials may be designated to Cookson Hills Christian Home in care of Fertile Church of Christ, P.O. Box 125, Fertile, Iowa, 50434.


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