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Jack Reuter (08/27/14)
Jack Reuter, 79, of Le Mars, passed away peacefully Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Ralph John Reuter was born on Aug. 4, 1935, in Earlville, to Ralph and Dorothy (Luense) Reuter. Jack graduated from St. Joseph High School in 1953. The following year Jack enlisted in the U.S. Army and was based in Rocky Mountain Arsenal, Denver, Colo., and O'Jima, Japan. He served his country faithfully and earned an honorable discharge...
Robert R. Petersen (08/27/14)
Robert R. Petersen, 86, of Le Mars, formerly of Omaha, Neb., died unexpectedly Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Robert Richard Petersen was born Aug. 19, 1928, in Dow City, to Hans and Emma (Thomsen) Petersen. He graduated from high school in Dow City and enlisted in the United States Air Force on Nov. 15, 1948. Following his discharge, Robert returned to Dow City...
Nick Axdahl (08/27/14)
Nickey (Nick) J. Axdahl, 65, of Le Mars, died Friday Aug. 1, 2014. Nick was born June 10, 1949, in Sioux City. He attended Paullina High School, in Paullina, and graduated in 1969. He attended Golden Valley Lutheran College in Minneapolis, Minn., and then barber school, barbering for a number of years in Le Mars...
Mildred Junkers (08/27/14)
Mildred Junkers, 93, of Richfield, Minn., died Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014. Mildred Langel was born April 1, 1921, in Le Mars, the daughter of Frank and Christine (Rolfes) Langel. She grew up in Le Mars. She and her husband, Joseph Junkers, farmed north of Remsen and then moved to Sioux City. The couple later moved to Minneapolis, Minn...
Evelyn Miller (08/25/14)
Evelyn Miller, 99, of Remsen and formerly of Sioux City, died Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen. Evelyn was born Dec. 8, 1914, at Lismore, Minn., the daughter of Peter and Lillian (Konz) Wolf. Evelyn later moved with her parents to Remsen, where they farmed south of town. Evelyn attended rural school in Henry Township...
Lorraine Haupert (08/25/14)
Lorraine Margaret Haupert, 83, died Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, at the Holy Spirit Retirement Home in Sioux City. Lorraine was born on April 9, 1931, to Jacob and Hilda (Pottebaum) Haupert of Alton. Lorraine spent her early years in Alton, and then moved to the Glenwood State School in Glenwood, where she remained until 1955...
Donald Pick (08/20/14)
Donald Pick, 81, of Oyens, died Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, at his home in Oyens. Don was born March 26, 1933, in Remsen, the son of Arthur and Frances (Determan) Pick. He grew up in rural Le Mars and attended country school and Remsen Union. Donald was engaged in farming with his dad and joined the U.S. Army in 1953, serving through 1955. After the service he went back to farming...
Peggy Van Goor (08/20/14)
Peggy Rogers Van Goor, 51, of Lake Wales, Fla., entered into eternal rest on Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. She was employed at Winter Haven Hospital, in Winter Haven, Fla. She is survived by her husband Robert "Bo" Van Goor; children Emma Lou Johnson, and Cody Michael Johnson; parents Ray Rogers, and Pearl Reeves (Bill); and siblings Trish Joyce (Bill), Diana Douglas (Joe), and Melvin "Corky" Rogers, Jr. (Sherry)...
Gerald "Jerry" F. Probst (08/18/14)
Gerald "Jerry" F. Probst, 84, of Le Mars, died Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, at his home surrounded by his family. Gerald Francis Probst was born on June 16, 1930, in Le Mars to Gerhard and Susan (Gengler) Probst. Jerry enlisted in the United States Army on Feb. 21, 1952. He served during the Korean War and earned an honorable discharge Feb. 9, 1954, having attained the rank of corporal...
Gerald Probst (08/15/14)
Gerald Probst, 84, of Le Mars, died today (Friday) Aug. 15, 2014, at his home. The Mauer -- Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars is assisting Gerald's family with funeral arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Nyla R. Kozak (08/15/14)
Nyla R. Kozak, 70, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Nyla Rose Oorlog was born on Sept. 14, 1943, in Olivet, S.D., to Henry and Lydia (Bender) Oorlog. Her father passed away and Lydia remarried Thomas White...
Nadine A. Sailer (08/12/14)
Nadine A. Sailer, 81, of Le Mars, died Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Nadine Angeline Burenheide was born Dec. 26, 1932, on a family farm south of Dodge, Neb., to Fred and Margaret (Bahns) Burenheide. She attended country school and graduated from Howells (Nebraska) High School in 1950...
Brad M. Ludwig (08/11/14)
Brad M. Ludwig, 59, of Merrill, died Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, at Unity Point Health (St. Luke's) in Sioux City. Bradley Monroe Ludwig was born Nov. 17, 1954, in Le Mars. He was one of four sons born to Ernie and Lorna (Wiener) Ludwig. Brad attended school in Hinton. After high school he took a position as an ag mechanic in Avoca. He continued this career in Sioux City, and later worked for Nutra-Flo...
Nadine A. Sailer (08/11/14)
Nadine A. Sailer, 81, of Le Mars, died Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. James Catholic Church in Le Mars. The Rev. Paul Eisele will celebrate Mass. Burial will follow at St. ...
Brad M. Ludwig (08/08/14)
Brad M. Ludwig, 59, of Merrill, died Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, at Unity Point Health (St. Luke's) in Sioux City. The Mauer -- Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars is assisting Brad's family with funeral arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Nancy Ann Rensink (08/07/14)
Nancy Ann (Singer) Rensink, 67, of Hinton, died Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014, in Sharpsburg, Ga., under hospice care. Nancy Ann Singer was born Sept. 5, 1946, in Le Mars, one of four daughters born to Merlin C. and Lois (Berkenpas) Singer. She graduated from Le Mars High School in 1964. She began taking college courses at Westmar College in Le Mars and later finished her accounting degree at the University of Southern Mississippi...
Delbert L. Raby (08/07/14)
Delbert L. Raby, 100, of Hinton, died Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, at Whispering Creek Retirement Community in Sioux City. Delbert was born Oct. 19, 1913 in Hinton, the son of Alfred and Alice (Angove) Raby. Delbert was baptized in the Methodist faith. Delbert was a farmer until he retired in 1977 and continued helping his son-in-law on the farm until moving to Hinton in 2006. He enjoyed farming and also enjoyed working with his saddle ponies, and training them...
Janet Taylor (08/06/14)
Surrounded by love as she has been throughout her life, Janet Adams Gabel Taylor died on June 15, 2014, in Iowa City. Janet chose to donate her body to the Anatomy Department of the University of Iowa for research and educational purposes. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 9, at Plymouth Presbyterian Church, 16119 Hickory Ave., Le Mars, where she was a member for many years...
Nancy Ann Rensink (08/05/14)
Nancy Ann Rensink, 67, of Hinton, died Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014, in Sharpsburg, Ga., under hospice care. The Mauer -- Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars is assisting Nancy's family with funeral arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Hubert Arlinghaus (07/31/14)
Hubert Arlinghaus, 87, of Isle, Minn., died Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at the Mille Lacs Health System in Onamia, Minn. Hubert was born on Oct. 27, 1926, to Herman and Maria Arlinghaus in Oconto, Neb. His family later moved to Le Mars, where he graduated from St. Joseph's Catholic High School in 1945...
Maxene Wessels (07/30/14)
Maxene Wessels, 88, of Le Mars, died Monday, July 28, 2014, at her home. Maxene Lillian Johnson was born April 26, 1926, in Hawarden, to Fred and Delphia (Goodrich) Johnson. Maxene was raised in the "frog pond" area of Hawarden. She was baptized and confirmed while living in Hawarden. She graduated from Hawarden High School in 1944...
LaVonne C. Luebke (07/30/14)
LaVonne C. Luebke, 76 of Mayer, Minn., died Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at her home. LaVonne was born on Oct. 25, 1937, in Plymouth County, Iowa, the daughter of William and Florence (Jelken) Jennings. She was baptized at her grandparents' home in rural Le Mars, and confirmed on March 25, 1951 at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church in Akron...
Jack L. Renken (07/29/14)
Jack L. Renken, 73, of Plover, Wis., died Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at his home, surrounded by his family and under the care of Ministry Home Care Hospice. Jack had a brief battle with pancreatic cancer. Jack was born June 18, 1941 in Lincoln, Neb., the son of Fred and Tena (Johnson) Renken. ...
Maxene Wessels (07/29/14)
Maxene Wessels, 88, of Le Mars, passed away Monday, July 28, 2014, 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.