Robert Pals, 95, Belmond, died Oct. 16, 2021 at the Rehabilitation Center of Belmond. Services will be Saturday, Oct. 23 at 10:30 a.m. at Ewing Funeral Home in Belmond. Burial will be in the Alexander Cemetery. Visitation will begin one hour prior to the service.

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   Jose "Alex" Rodriguez Martinez, 29, a 2010 Belmond-Klemme graduate, died Oct. 15, 2021 in an automobile accident near Webster City. Services will be held Tuesday, Oct. 19 at 7:30 p.m. at CC Vida Nueva Church in Belmond. Visitation will begin at 4 p.m. Tuesday at the church. Andrews Funera…

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   Marlene Merriam, 81, Belmond, died Oct. 8, 2021 at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester. A Memorial Mass will be held Oct. 13 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Belmond. Burial will be at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Corwith. Visitation will be Tuesday from 5-7 p.m. at …

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   Scott T. Oleson, 41, died Oct. 2, 2021 at his home in Mason City. Services were held Oct. 11 at the Dows Community Center. Burial was at Mt. Hope Cemetery, rural Dows.

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   Corey Been, 28, Austin, TX, formerly of Belmond, died unexpectedly on Oct. 4, 2021 from injuries suffered in a bicycle accident. Services were held Oct. 18 at Ewing Funeral Home in Belmond. A private family burial was held in the Belmond Cemetery.

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   Larry Glenn Rugg, 80, formerly of Belmond, died Sept. 5, 2021 of natural causes at his home in Apache Junction, AZ.

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   Marjorie J. Groom, 87, died Sept. 29, 2021 at her home in Rowan. Services were held Oct. 5 at the United Church of Rowan. Burial was at Graceland Cemetery near Rowan.

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   Alberta J. Kalkwarf, 87, Garner died September 28, 2021 at Good Shepherd Health Center in Mason City. Services will be Wednesday, October 6 at 10:30 a.m. at Zion Evangelical and Reformed Church in Garner. Burial will be at Concord Township Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to se…

  Margaret Jeanette Myers, 81, died suddenly at her home in Sun City West, AZ on Jan. 31, 2021. A celebration of life will be held Saturday, Oct. 9 at 2 p.m. at the First Reformed Church of Alexander.

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  Norma Jean Hill, 89, formerly of Dows, died Sept. 20, 2021. A public celebration of life will be held at a later date.

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  Faith McDowell, 70, died at her home in Webster City on Sep. 24, 2021. A memorial service will be held Oct. 4 at Faith United Methodist Church in Webster City.

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  Lois F. (Aldrich) Beyer, 86, died Sept. 26, 2021 at the Rehabilitation Center of Belmond. Services will be Friday, Oct. 1 at 2 p.m. at Ewing Funeral Home in Belmond, with Pastor Nancy Hofmeister officiating. Visitation will begin one hour prior to the service. Burial will take place at Gra…

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   Lorie A. Patrick, 57, Alexander, died Sept. 21, 2021 at MercyOne in Mason City. Services were held Sept. 25 at Ewing Funeral Home in Clarion. Burial was at Norway Township Cemetery, rural Kanawha. 

  William (Bill) Spencer Johnson died Sept. 4, 2021 in Iowa City. He will be laid to rest next to his parents in the Belmond Cemetery in a private graveside service on Sept. 29 at 11 a.m.

   Benjamin E. Allbee, 70, Meservey, died Sept. 18, 2021 at MercyOne North Iowa Hospice in Mason City. Services will be Thursday, Sept. 23 at 10 a.m. at First Reformed Church in Meservey. Burial will be in the Meservey Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 5-7 p.m. at Ewing Funeral Hom…

   Ronald Courson, Jr., 81, Arvada, CO died at his home on May 5, 2021. A private service was held.

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   A celebration of life for Donald Craig Williams (Oct. 2, 1943 - May 28, 2021) will be held Saturday, Sept. 25 at 2 p.m. at the United Church of Rowan. Visitation will be from 1-2 p.m. The family requests everyone wear a face mask.

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  Gary D. Skiye, 79, Belmond, died Sept. 11, 2021 at Iowa Specialty Hospital -Belmond following a stroke. Services were held Sept. 16 at the Belmond United Methodist Church. Burial with military honors was in the Belmond Cemetery.

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  Paul Ostendorf, 69, a member of the Klemme High School Class of 1969, died Jan. 2, 2021 of injuries from a house fire in Estherville. A celebration of life was held Sept. 19 at Andrews Funeral Home in Klemme. Burial was in the Meservey Cemetery.

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  Marvin E. Stupka, 78, Kanawha, died Sept. 8, 2021 in Rochester. Services will be held Sept. 11 at 2 p.m. at Holmes Baptist Church. Burial will be at Amsterdam Township Cemetery.

Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.