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Leonard 'Butts' Langel (12/18/14)
Leonard "Butts" Langel, 92, of Le Mars, died Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, at Park Place Estates, in Le Mars. Leonard Francis Langel was born Nov. 16, 1922, on the family farm in Plymouth County, to Leo and Pauline (Rolfes) Langel. He graduated in 1940 from St. Joseph's Catholic High School, in Le Mars...
James D. Vander Molen (12/18/14)
James D. Vander Molen, 54, of rural Le Mars, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, at Unity Point Health-St. Luke's, Sioux City, after a brief struggle with pancreatic cancer. Jim was born May 2, 1960 at Sacred Heart Hospital, in Le Mars, to Lloyd and Mary (Schlesser) Vander Molen. He was raised and resided on the family farm south of Struble...
Richard 'Dick' Masuen (12/18/14)
Richard "Dick" Masuen, 95, of Le Mars, died Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, at Plymouth Manor Care Center, in Le Mars. Arrangements are with the Carlsen-Feuerstein Funeral Home of Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
Jeffrey P. Kelly (12/18/14)
Jeffrey P. Kelly, 50, of Le Mars, formerly of Sanford, N.C., died suddenly Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, at Floyd Valley Hospital, in Le Mars. Services will be held in Sanford, N.C. Local arrangements are with the Carlsen Funeral Home of Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
Bryan P. Weinreich (12/18/14)
Bryan P. Weinreich, 56, of Corning, formerly of Kingsley, died Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center, in Sioux City. Bryan was born Oct. 3, 1958 in Sioux City, the son of Bryce and Mary (Werthman) Weinreich. Bryan spent his grown up life in southwest Iowa, mostly in the Corning area. He was most recently living in his childhood home in Kingsley to help take care of his mom...
Wayne Brown (12/18/14)
Wayne Brown, 97 of Le Mars, passed away peacefully and comfortably with family members present at Floyd Valley Hospital, in Le Mars, on Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014. Wayne Lewis Brown was born Sept. 23, 1917, in Battle Creek, the third son of Matthias and Nellie (Manson) Brown, Merrill. He was baptized at the Morningside Presbyterian Church. Shortly after Wayne was born, his parents moved to Hubbard, Neb., to farm...
Ken Giffin (12/18/14)
Ken Giffin, 76, Akron, died Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, at Unity Point Health -- St. Luke's, in Sioux City. Memorial services will be 7 p.m. today (Friday) at Carlsen Funeral Home -- Schroeder Chapel in Akron. Visitation with the family present will be after 5:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home...
Wayne Brown (12/16/14)
Wayne Brown, 97, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014, at Floyd Valley Hospital, in Le Mars. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Peter Lutheran Church, in Brunsville, with the Rev. Ben Worley officiating. Interment with military honors provided by the Heeren-McHale-Wilken American Legion Post #724, of Brunsville, will be at the Hillside Cemetery in Merrill. ...
Betty C. Kennaley (12/16/14)
Betty C. Kennaley, 88, of Le Mars, went to meet her Lord on Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, at Holy Spirit Retirement Home, in Sioux City, following a long battle with dementia. Betty was born at Mapleton, on Aug. 10, 1926, to Joseph Leo and Josephine Margaret (Sullivan) Kenaley. At the age of five, her family moved to Plymouth County. Betty attended grade school in several schools in Stanton Township and graduated from Le Mars High School in 1943...
Elaine Grosenheider (12/15/14)
Elaine Grosenheider, 71, of Le Mars, died Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center, in Sioux City. Elaine Lucille Harms was born Dec. 21, 1942, in Le Mars, to Maurice and Mary (Orban) Harms. She attended the Gehlen Catholic School in Le Mars -- class of 61...
Betty C. Kennaley (12/15/14)
Betty C. Kennaley, 88, of Le Mars, died Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, at Holy Spirit Retirement Home, in Sioux City. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at All Saints Catholic Parish -- St. James Church, in Le Mars. The Rev. Richard Ries will celebrate Mass. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery, in Le Mars...
Vera Gaul (12/15/14)
Vera Gaul, 81, of Le Mars, passed away peacefully, Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, at Plymouth Manor Care Center, in Le Mars. Vera May Hellman was born July 10, 1933, in Le Mars, to Bernard and Caroline (Kosse) Hellman. Vera was a lifelong member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, in Le Mars...
Vera Gaul (12/14/14)
Vera Gaul, 81, of Le Mars, passed away peacefully, Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, at the Plymouth Manor Care Center, in Le Mars. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, at All Saints Parish -- St. Joseph Church, Le Mars, with the Rev. Kevin Richter officiating. ...
Elaine Grosenheider (12/14/14)
Elaine Grosenheider, 71, of Le Mars, died Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. John's Lutheran Church, in Le Mars, with the Rev. Dr. Jean Ziettlow and the Rev. Peter Rosenkvist officiating. Interment will follow at Resthaven Memory Gardens Cemetery, in Le Mars...
Freda Hoss (12/14/14)
Freda Hoss, 90, of Le Mars, died Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, at Park Place Estates in Le Mars. Freda Irene Hoss was born on Feb. 21, 1924, in Wynot, Neb., to John and Rose (Schulte) Hochstein. She attended school at Holy Trinity School, in Hartington, Neb., and graduated from St. Bernards Academy in Nebraska City, Neb., in 1941...
Myron Mulder (12/14/14)
Myron Mulder, 61, of Canton, S.D., died suddenly Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014, at his Canton home from an apparent heart attack. He was born in 1953 in Hawarden, graduating from West Sioux High School in 1971. He married Vicky Penning in 1974. The couple lived in Le Mars, Sioux Falls and Canton, S.D...
Ruth Wales (12/14/14)
Ruth Wales, 84, of Akron, died Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, at the Akron Care Center in Akron. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Wesley United Methodist Church, in Akron. The Rev. Don Nelson will officiate. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery in Akron...
Corrine 'Corky' Schwanke (12/11/14)
Corrine "Corky" Schwanke, 97, of Le Mars, died early Monday, Dec. 8, 2014 at Plymouth Manor Care Center, in Le Mars. Corrine Melvina Hanslip was born Sept. 18, 1917 in Arlington, Neb. to Fred and Lyda (Wallingford) Hanslip. She was baptized at St. John's Lutheran Church at Lyons, Neb...
Robert Perry (12/11/14)
Robert L. Perry, D.V.M., 82, of Omaha, Neb., died Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014, in Omaha. Robert Perry was born Oct. 16, 1932, in Yankton, S.D. A graduate of Iowa State University, he served in the U.S. Air Force and was a longstanding veterinarian involved in local, national and international causes...
Marlene Harpenau (12/11/14)
Marlene Ann Harpenau, 80, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, at Park Place Estates in Le Mars following a courageous battle with breast cancer. Marlene was born July 7, 1934, to Peter and Alvina (Plendl) Kneip in Le Mars. She graduated from St. Joseph's High School in 1952...
Angeline D. Korver (12/11/14)
Angeline D. Korver, 86, of Akron, died Monday, Dec. 8, 2014, at the Prairie Ridge Care Center, in Orange City. Angeline Dena was born on Aug. 28, 1928, at Carmel, the sixth child of 14 children of William and Rebecca (Wesselink) Sandbulte. She was raised on a farm west of Carmel and attended the Carmel Country School and the Sioux Center High School...
Dean E. Granquist (12/11/14)
Dean E. Granquist, 93, of Verona, Wis., died on Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, at Willow Pointe Memory Care. Dean was born Nov. 26, 1921, in Wayne, Neb., to Edward and Verna (Powers) Granquist. He graduated from Wayne High School. He was a U.S. Army Veteran during World War II from July 1942 until Nov. 9, 1945...
William 'Bill' Meinen (12/11/14)
William "Bill" Meinen, 97, of Akron, died Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014, at the Akron Care Center, in Akron. Mass of Christian burial will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, at St. Patrick Catholic Church, in Akron. The Rev. Craig Collison and Deacon Richard Port will officiate...
Myron Mulder (12/11/14)
Myron Mulder, 61, of Canton, S.D., died suddenly Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014 at his home from an apparent heart attack. Services will begin at 1:30 p.m. Monday at West Prairie Lutheran Church, rural Lennox, S.D. Visitation, also at West Prairie Lutheran Church, will be from 3-5 p.m. Sunday with the family present...
Vivian Klemme (12/09/14)
Vivian Klemme, of Le Mars, died Monday, Dec. 8, 2014, at the Good Samaritan Society, in Le Mars, three days after celebrating her 90th birthday. Vivian Patricia Osweiler was born Dec. 5, 1924 in Marshall, Minn., to Albert J. and Zella (Guthrie) Osweiler...