Elden Ohlmann

NORFOLK — Services for Elden Ohlmann, 81, Norfolk, are pending at Home for Funerals in Norfolk. He died Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, at Premier Estates of Pierce’s temporary location in Norfolk.

In other news

NORFOLK — Memorial services for Danny R. Heitman, 65, Norfolk, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4, at Westridge United Methodist Church in Norfolk. The Rev. Donna Goltry will officiate.

ALBION — Services for Dolores (Miller) Root-Schaefer, 102, Hooper, formerly of Albion, will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 6, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Albion. The Rev. Mark Tomasiewicz will officiate with burial in the parish cemetery.

— Memorial services for Jeremy Shelden, 38, Spencer, will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 6, at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Spencer. The Rev. Glen Stahlecker will officiate with burial in Union Cemetery in Spencer.

Marie Smeal, 96, passed away Nov. 15, 2019, at The Meadows Nursing Home at Clearlake, Calif. She and her spouse, George Smeal, were married Oct. 28, 1945. He died March 1, 2016.

PIERCE — Private memorial services for Karen L. Schall, 71, Pierce, will be at a later date under the direction of Stonacek Memorial Chapel of Pierce. She died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019, at Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk.

NORFOLK — Services for Marie “Ida” Jones, 89, Norfolk, formerly of Bloomfield, will be at 11 a.m. Dec. 14, at Brockhaus-Howser-Fillmer Funeral Home in Norfolk. John Petersen will officiate.

NORFOLK — Services for Forrest G. Houlette, 74, Norfolk, will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 6, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Norfolk. The Rev. Scott Schilmoeller will officiate. Burial will be in Prospect Hill Cemetery.

NORFOLK — Services for Donald F. “Don” Hofmann, 81, Norfolk, will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at Stonacek Funeral Chapel in Norfolk. The Rev. Frank Brink will officiate with burial in St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery in Battle Creek.

SPENCER — Services for Willard Dummer, 77, Spencer, are pending at Brockhaus Funeral Home in Spencer. He died Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, at Avera Gregory Hospital in Gregory, S.D.

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Jimmy Johns