Mason Obituaries

Wayne L. Curless

Wayne L. Curless, 80, of Astoria, passed away at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, February 11, 2019 at his home. He was born on September 30, 1938 in Bluff City, the son of Leo and Eva (Thompson) Curless. Wayne married Betty Estes on June 10, 1961 in Bluff City. She survives. Also surviving are his two…

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Joyce Marie Witt

Joyce Marie Witt, 71, of Easton passed away at 6:46 p.m. on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield. She was born on June 7, 1947 in Mountain City, Tennessee to Thomas and Rader (Dugger) Guy. She married Edward “Butch” Witt on January 2, 1965 in Petersburg. He preceded her in death…

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Mary Heffren

Mary Heffren, 94, of Havana passed away on Monday, February 4, 2019 at 6:40 p.m. at Havana Healthcare Center. Graveside services will be held on Friday, February 8 at 11 a.m. at Laurel Hill Cemetery in Havana. A visitation will be held one hour prior to services at Hurley Funeral Home in Havana. Chaplain Caroline…

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Rodney Paul Laugel

Rodney Paul Laugel, 75, of Mason City, passed away at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield at 9:20 a.m. on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. A memorial service will be held at Hurley Funeral Home in Mason City at 11 a.m. on Saturday, February 9 with visitation for two hours prior to the services. A private family…

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Juanita Mae Whitley

Juanita Mae Whitley, 91, of Havana passed away on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 10:21 a.m. at Havana Healthcare Center. A visitation will be held on Friday, January 25 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Hurley Funeral Home in Havana. Services will be held on Saturday, January 26 at 10 a.m. at Laurel Hill…

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Debra J. West

Debra J. West, 64, of Havana passed away at 7:17 p.m. on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at OSF St. Frances in Peoria. Cremations rites have been accorded and a private gathering will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions can be left in Debra’s name to OSF St. Frances. Online condolences can be left…

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David L. Crater

David L. Crater, 74, of Fergus Falls, died Monday, January 21, 2019, at the MN Veterans Home Fergus Falls. David was born July 12, 1944 in Havana to Ralph E. and Mildred (Onken) Crater. In the summer of 1953, David moved with his family to a farm near Miller, South Dakota. After a few years…

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Gerald D. Phelps

Gerald D. Phelps, 84, of Easton passed away on Monday, January 21, 2019 at 7:38 a.m. at Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria. Private graveside services will be held at a later date. Rev. Brian Lesemann will officiate. Memorials can be made in Gerald’s name to Easton United Methodist Church. Online condolences can be…

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Jamie Sielschott

Jamie Sielschott, 46, of Wichita Kansas, formerly of Chandlerville, passed away January 17, 2019. She was born September 10, 1972, in Springfield to Kenneth and Joyce Sielschott. A memorial gathering will be held on Friday, January 25, at 6 p.m. at Mt. Zion Baptist Church In Kilbourne.

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Richard “Dick” Lee Klassen

Richard “Dick” Lee Klassen, 75, of Mason City passed away at his home Thursday, January 17, 2019. He was born June 7, 1943 in Boone County, NE to Earl and Nina (Watts) Klassen. He married Genevieve “Sue” Darling on June 24, 1963 in Albion, NE. Richard is survived by his wife, Sue (Darling) Klassen, children;…

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