Dick Barkema Jr., 95, Goodell, died July 25, 2021 at the Iowa Specialty Hospital - Belmond. Services will be Friday, July 30 at 10 a.m. at the Goodell United Methodist Church. Burial will take place at Amsterdam Cemetery, Goodell. Visitation will be Thursday from 5-7 p.m. at Ewing Funeral …

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  Ervin "Steve" Meyer, 73, most recently of Meservey and formerly of Belmond, died July 25, 2021 at Mercy One North Iowa in Mason City. Services will be Thursday, July 29 at 2 p.m. at First Reformed Church in Meservey. Burial will military honors will be in the Belmond Cemetery. Visitation w…

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  Cathy Ann Numelin, 73, Hampton and Latimer, died July 16, 2021 at Mayo Clinic Methodist Hospital in Rochester after a recent diagnosis of cancer. Visitation will be July 22 from 5-7 p.m. at Sietsema Vogel Funeral Home in Hampton. Services will be July 23 at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home. …

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  Jerry “Jake” Butt, Dows, died July 11, 2021 at Brio of Johnston. Services were held July 17 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Alden. Burial was in Union (Olson) Cemetery on the family farm southeast of Dows.

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  Lieutenant Commander John M. Faris, 73, died quietly June 19, 2021 at his home in Rotonda West, FL, a fighter to the end, with his loving wife and grandson beside him after a courageous battle with cancer.

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  Gale Wegman, 71, Belmond, died July 16, 2021 at the Denison Care Center. Services will be July 23 at 11 a.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Fort Dodge. Burial will be at Colfax Cemetery south of Vincent. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the funeral.

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   Shirlene Van den Heuvel, 79, died July 18, 2021 at MercyOne Hospital in Mason City. Mass of Christian Burial was held July 24 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Belmond. Burial was at Ell Township Cemetery, Klemme.

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   Rhonda J. Schuver, 69, Belmond, died July 15, 2021 at Mary Greeley Medical Center in Ames after her second battle with cancer. Services will be July 21 at 10:30 a.m. at Zion Evangelical and Reformed Church in Garner. Burial will be at Amsterdam Cemetery near Goodell. Visitation will be Ju…

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   Genevieve (Thayer) Smith, 94, a former Belmond resident, died Aug. 25, 2020 at Waterford at Williamsburg Assisted Living in Lincoln, NE. A memorial service will be held Saturday, July 24, 2021 at 2 p.m. at the Belmond United Methodist Church. Burial will take place at the Immanuel Reforme…

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   Beverly Ann Post, 80, Belmond, died July 8, 2021 at Iowa Specialty Hospital - Belmond. Services were held July 13 at the United Methodist Church Belmond, with burial in the Belmond Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Talbot Belmond Public Library or Belmond-Klemme Scholarship Foundation II.

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   A celebration of life for Bruce Sly of Alexander is set for Saturday, July 10, 2021 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the American Legion Hall in Dows.   Bruce, 63, died June 14, 2021 after a long illness. He is survived by his wife Lori; daughters Jami and Brooke; son KC; mother and stepfather Phyllis…

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  William Ray Covington, Sr., 87, Kelley, died July 1, 2021 surrounded by his loving family. A celebration of life will be held Saturday, July 10 at Cattleman’s at the Club in Belmond. The family will welcome guests from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  June E. Wheeldon, 79, Klemme, died June 20, 2021. Services will be June 24 at 2 p.m. at Immanuel Reformed UCCC in Klemme. Visitation will be Wednesday from 5-7 p.m. at Andrews Funeral Home in Klemme and Thursday from 1-2 p.m. at the church. An additional service will be held in Pleasantvil…

  Marilyn Kay (Sturgeon) Hansen, 77, died June 13, 2021. A celebration of life will be held June 19 at 1 p.m. at the Dows Community Center followed by a graveside service at Fairview Cemetery at 2 p.m.

  Carolyn T. Summers, 84, Belmond, died June 12, 2021 at the Rehabilitation Center of Belmond. A memorial service will be held Saturday, June 19 at 2 p.m. at Ewing Funeral Home in Belmond, with Pastor Dave DeKuiper officiating. Burial will be at St. Francis Catholic Cemetery, Belmond. Visita…

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   Mildred “Milly” Nelson, 97, most recently of Belmond and formerly of Goldfield, died June 8, 2021 at Iowa Specialty Hospital -Clarion with her family at her side. Services were held June 14 at St,. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Belmond. Burial was in the Goldfield Cemetery.

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   Milo "Dean" Pals, 79, Belmond, died June 5, 2021 at the Rehabilitation Center of Belmond. Services will be Tuesday, June 8 at 6 PM at Ewing Funeral Home. Graveside services will be Wednesday, June 9 at 10 AM in the Belmond Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 4-6 PM at the funeral home.

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   Kristina A. Robbins, 38, Belmond, died June 3, 2021 at the Iowa Specialty Hospital - Belmond surrounded by her family. No service is scheduled at this time. A scholarship fund has been established for her 12-year-old son Trevor Henry at First State Bank, P.O. Box 39, Belmond.

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  Frances Janette Pollitt, 100, Belmond, died May 25, 2021 at Israel Family Hospice House in Ames. A private family inurnment for Janette and her husband Frank will take place at a later date.

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   Cecilia "Sally" Packard, 80, Belmond, died May 27, 2021 at Iowa Specialty Hospital - Belmond following a short battle with cancer. Services will be Wednesday, June 2 at 11 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Belmond. Burial will be at Elmwood Boone Township Cemetery, Renwick. Visitation wi…

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