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Agnes DeRaad (05/24/16)
Agnes DeRaad, 90, of Le Mars, died Saturday, May 21, 2016 at Happy Siesta Care Center in Remsen, surrounded by her five children. Agnes Mary Ruba was born Jan. 9, 1926 in Remsen, the daughter of Barthel and Agnes (Rolfes) Ruba. She attended country school and later St. Mary's Catholic School in Remsen...
Bud L. Withrow (05/24/16)
Bud L. Withrow, 80, of Le Mars, died Saturday, May 21, 2016 at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen. Bud Louis Withrow was born on June 27, 1935 in San Jose, California to Louis and Pauline (Francies) Withrow. He attended school in San Jose prior to enlisting in the United States Navy. ...
Thomas Walsh (05/24/16)
Thomas Walsh, 78, of Seney, died Saturday, May 21, 2016 at The Abbey of Le Mars in Le Mars. Thomas Vincent Walsh was born May 3, 1938 in Gary, Indiana, the son of Vincent and Elizabeth "Besse" Walsh. His life began in Gary until his father's sudden passing, when the family moved to the Le Mars area to be closer to family. Tom attended school in Le Mars and graduated from Gehlen Catholic High School...
Agnes DeRaad (05/23/16)
Agnes DeRaad, 90, of Le Mars, died Saturday, May 21, 2016 at Happy Siesta Care Center in Remsen, surrounded by her five children. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m., Thursday at All Saints Catholic Parish -- St. James Church in Le Mars. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation with the family present will be after 4 p.m., Wednesday with a Parish Rosary at 5 p.m., and a scriptural prayer service at 7 p.m., all at Carlsen-Feuerstein Funeral Home in Le Mars...
Bud L. Withrow (05/23/16)
Bud L. Withrow, 80, of Le Mars, died Saturday, May 21, 2016 at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 2 p.m., Wednesday at All Saints Catholic Parish -- St. Joseph Church in Le Mars. The Rev. Richard Sitzmann and the Rev. ...
Thomas Walsh (05/23/16)
Thomas Walsh, 78, of Seney, died Saturday, May 21, 2016 at The Abbey of Le Mars in Le Mars. Funeral services will be 11 a.m., Wednesday at Carlsen-Feuerstein Funeral Home in Le Mars. The Rev. Kevin Richter of All Saints Catholic Parish in Le Mars will officiate. ...
Carol Weidauer (05/23/16)
Carol Weidauer, 73, of rural Le Mars, died suddenly Thursday, May 19, 2016 at her home. Carol Todd Jans was born Dec. 19, 1942 in Le Mars, to Leslie and Hilda Todd (Manz) Jans. Carol was baptized and confirmed at the First United Methodist Church in Merrill. She graduated from Le Mars Central High School in 1961. Following high school, Carol attended Morningside College and later transferred to the University of South Dakota graduating with a degree in home economics...
Richard R. Jauer (05/23/16)
Richard R. Jauer, 69, of Hinton, died Thursday, May 19, 2016 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Richard Roy Jauer was born Nov. 9, 1946 in Sioux City, to Glenn "Buzz" and Monica Margaret "Dolly" (Sitzmann) Jauer. He attended country school near his home in Hungerford Township and later graduated from Hinton High School in 1964. Following high school, Richard attended and graduated from Western Iowa Tech with a degree in drafting...
Carol Weidauer (05/20/16)
Carol Weidauer, of rural Le Mars, died suddenly Thursday, May 19, 2016 at her home. Arrangements are with the Carlsen Funeral Home of Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com.
LeRoy H. Keihn (05/17/16)
LeRoy H. Keihn, 97, of Grove City, Ohio, formerly of Medford and Somerville, Massachusetts, died Saturday, April 23, 2016. He was born on Oct. 16, 1918 in Le Mars, to Edward and Christina Keihn. He graduated from Le Mars High School in 1936. He retired as a Warrant Officer from the United States Navy, with more than 20 years of service to his country and he was a survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. Roy was serving on the battle ship USS Tennessee at the time...
Richard 'Dick' Gaul (05/16/16)
Richard "Dick" Gaul, 74, of Le Mars, died Thursday, May 12, 2016 at the Good Samaritan Society-Le Mars in Le Mars. Richard Lambert Gaul was born on Feb. 3, 1942 in Ashton, one of nine children born to Fred P. and Josephine (Kolbeck) Gaul. He attended grade school in Ashton and later transferred to Gehlen Catholic School when the family moved to Le Mars. Following graduation from high school, Dick took a position with Stoos Body Shop...
Norma J. Brink (05/16/16)
Norma J. Brink, 85, of Bronson, died Saturday, May 14, 2016 at her residence surrounded by her family. Norma was born on May 8, 1931 near Westfield, the daughter of Roy and Winnifred (Kroksh) Bliss. She graduated in 1949 from the Westfield Community High School...
Edward G. Caravan (05/16/16)
Edward G. Caravan, 79, of Sergeant Bluff, died Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at his residence. Edward George Caravan was born on July 8, 1936 in Minersville, Pennsylvania, the son of Dominick and Helen (Lipsky) Caravan. He graduated in 1954 from Pottsville High School in Pennsylvania, and in August enlisted in the Navy, starting his training at the Bainbridge Naval Training Center in Bainbridge, Maryland. ...
Richard 'Dick' Gaul (05/13/16)
Richard "Dick" Gaul, 74, of Le Mars, died Thursday, May 12, 2016 at Good Samaritan Society-Le Mars in Le Mars. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday at All Saints Catholic Parish-Saint James Church in Le Mars. The Rev. Paul Eisele will celebrate Mass. ...
Beulah Renken (05/13/16)
Beulah Renken, 87, of Newman Grove, Nebraska, died Monday, May 9, 2016, at Countryside Home in Madison, Nebraska. Beulah was born in Mapleton, Iowa, on Aug. 12, 1928, to Richard and Frances (Ruchti) Sonksen. She attended rural school through the eighth grade, graduating from high school in Mapleton, in 1945. She then attended college in Le Mars, Wayne State, Northeast Community College in Norfolk, Nebraska and graduated from Dana College in Blair, Nebraska, in 1976...
Mark J. Kemp (05/13/16)
Mark Joseph Kemp, 80, of Atlantic, and formerly of Oyens and Le Mars, died Sunday, May 1, 2016, at the home of his daughter in Dallas Center, with the support from Care Initiatives Hospice. Mass of Christian Burial was at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, May 12, at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Atlantic. Burial will be in the Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Cemetery...
Curtis 'Curt' Wilson (05/10/16)
Curtis "Curt" Wilson, 78, of Hinton, died Sunday, May 8, 2016 at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars, after a lengthy battle with colon cancer. Memorial services will be 6 p.m., Friday at Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars. Larry Adler will officiate. ...
Leon Schwartz (05/06/16)
Leon Schwartz of Spanaway, Washington, was born June 22, 1938 in Le Mars. He spent 22 years serving our country and chose to retire in the Great Northwest. After retirement he embarked on many adventures driving trucks all across the states and finally permanently retired in 1998...
Paul Homan (05/06/16)
Paul Gordon Homan, 87, of Remsen, died Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at his home in Remsen. Paul was born Sept. 24, 1928, at Remsen, the son of Peter and Rose (Wenner) Homan. He grew up on a farm southeast of Remsen and attended St. Mary's Catholic School, graduating in 1946. He then worked on the dairy farm with his older brother Gerald...
Marlene Bennett (05/06/16)
Marlene Ann Bennett, 74, of Remsen, died Monday, May 2, 2016, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Marlene was born Aug. 16, 1941, at Le Mars, the daughter of Joseph and Mary (Schaffer) Freking. They lived on a farm north of Kingsley, and the family moved to a farm south of Remsen in 1945. She attended St. Mary's Catholic School. She then attended a secretarial school. She had wanted to be a flight attendant but was too short...
Helen Kilker (05/04/16)
Helen Kilker, 83, of Le Mars, died Sunday, May 1, 2016 at the Good Samaritan Society-Le Mars in Le Mars. Helen Marie Schleis was born Sept. 9, 1932 in Sioux City, the daughter of Joseph and Katherine (Mack) Schleis. Early on, she lived with her family in Mapleton. In 1943, she moved with her family to an acreage west of Le Mars. She attended St. Joseph's School, leaving after her sophomore year to join the work force...
Edward Eckhoff (05/04/16)
Edward Eckhoff, 91, of Le Mars, died Sunday, May 1, 2016 at Floyd Valley Healthcare in Le Mars. Edward Frederick Eckhoff was born Aug. 7, 1924 on the family farm near Charter Oak, to Edward P. and Edna (Sievers) Eckhoff. He attended high school at Charter Oak where he excelled in sports. While in high school, Ed was scouted by the Pittsburg Pirates as a catcher...
Dorothy M. Bruggeman (05/04/16)
Dorothy M. Bruggeman, 91, of Larchwood, died Sunday, May 1, 2016 at at her home in Larchwood. Dorothy Marie Even was born on Dec. 8, 1924 on a farm near Humboldt, South Dakota to Anthony Even and Clarinda (Hamman) Even. Dorothy grew up and attended school in the Humboldt, South Dakota area...
Helen Kilker (05/03/16)
Helen Kilker, 83, of Le Mars, died Sunday, May 1, 2016 at the Good Samaritan Society-Le Mars in Le Mars. Arrangements are pending with the Carlsen-Feuerstein Funeral Home in Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
Edward Eckhoff (05/03/16)
Edward Eckhoff, 91, of Le Mars, died Sunday, May 1, 2016 at Floyd Valley Healthcare in Le Mars. A Celebration of Life Service will be at 11 a.m., Thursday at Grace Lutheran Church with the Rev. Tim Geitz officiating. Military honors will be provided by the Wasmer American Legion Post #241 of Le Mars. ...


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