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Lillian K. Buehre (02/12/16)
Lillian K. Buehre, 103, of Le Mars, died Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016 at Good Samaritan Society-Le Mars in Le Mars. Lillian Kathryn Buehre was born March 9, 1912 in rural Akron, to Alfred and Maggie (Pausch) Buehre. She attended country school through the eighth grade. Lillian helped her parents on the farm and was also a homemaker. She would help her neighbors whenever they had a newborn baby...
Lillian Heuertz (02/12/16)
Lillian Heuertz, 94, of Le Mars, died Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016 at the Good Samaritan Society-Le Mars in Le Mars. Lillian Clara Friedmann was born May 12, 1921 in Alton, the daughter of Jacob and Catherine (Schneider) Friedmann. She was raised in Alton and graduated from St. Mary Catholic School...
Delores M. Kovarna (02/12/16)
Delores M. Kovarna, 89, of Merrill, died Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016 at Floyd Valley Healthcare in Le Mars. Delores was born Jan. 25, 1927 in Merrill, the daughter of Arthur and Frances (Friske) Philips. Delores grew up in the Hinton and Merrill areas and graduated from Liberty Consolidated High School...
Lowell H. 'Palsy' Schiefen (02/11/16)
Lowell H. Schiefen, 84, of Kerrville, Texas, and a former Sioux City resident, died Friday, Feb. 5, 2016 in Kerrville from a brief illness. Lowell was born on Oct. 19, 1931 in Le Mars to Francis and Christine Schiefen. He married Sharon Camarigg, the love of his life, on Dec. 16, 1977 in Sioux City...
Gerald Schweitzberger (02/10/16)
Gerald Dean Schweitzberger, 64, of Kingsley, died Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016 at the Kingsley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. A memorial service will be at 10:30 a.m., Saturday at the Kingsley United Methodist Church. The Rev. Cyndi Morrison and the Rev. ...
Linda K. White (02/10/16)
Linda K. White, 69, of Merrill, passed away at her home on Monday, Feb. 8, 2016. Abiding by her wishes, Linda will be cremated and her family will be having a private service at a later date. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
Randal 'Randy' Singer (02/10/16)
Randal "Randy" Singer, 59, of Le Mars, died Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016 at The Abbey of Le Mars following a lengthy battle with Huntington's disease. Randal Joseph Singer was born Nov. 4, 1956 in Le Mars, the son of Melvin and Margaret "Maggie" (Gotto) Singer Ideker. He attended school in Le Mars and graduated from high school at Le Mars Community in 1975. Following graduation, he started working as a body man for Singer Body Shop in Le Mars...
Genevieve J. Murphy (02/10/16)
Genevieve J. Murphy, 81, of Le Mars, died Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016 at the Good Samaritan Society-Le Mars in Le Mars. Genevieve J. Scharf was born on Jan. 7, 1935 in Wishek, North Dakota, the daughter of Edward and Magdelena (Gruebele) Scharf. She attended grade school in Wishek, followed by college at Westmar in Le Mars, and North Dakota State in Aberdeen, South Dakota. She then taught fourth grade in Luverne, Minnesota and enjoyed teaching until she retired in 1985...
Clayton F. Freking (02/10/16)
Clayton Francis Freking, 91, of Colorado Springs, Colorado, formerly of Le Mars, died peacefully on Feb. 2, 2016 at his home at The Bridge Assisted Living in Colorado Springs. Clayton was born on May 16, 1924 in Le Mars, to Aloysius and Anna (Klontz) Freking. He graduated in 1941 from St. Joseph's High School, Le Mars...
Jeannette M. Duncan (02/10/16)
Jeannette M. Duncan, 88, of Remsen, died Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016 at Happy Siesta Care Center in Remsen after a decades long struggle with Alzheimer's disease, her heart strong to the end. Jeannette was born in St. Louis, Missouri on Dec. 10, 1927, the first child of August T. ...
Dale Homan (02/09/16)
Dale Homan, 74, of Remsen, died Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016 at Floyd Valley Healthcare in Le Mars.
Dale was born Sept. 16, 1941, at Alton, the son of George and Josephine (Arens) Homan. He was raised on a farm in the Alton area and graduated from St. Mary's Academy in Alton in 1959. He then served in the U.S. Army. He returned home and went into construction...
Randal 'Randy' Singer (02/09/16)
Randal "Randy" Singer, 59, of Le Mars, died Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016 at The Abbey of Le Mars in Le Mars. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m., Friday at All Saints Catholic Parish -- St. Joseph Church in Le Mars. The Rev. Patrick Behm will celebrate Mass. ...
Iola Thompson (02/09/16)
Iola Thompson, 96, of Kingsley, died Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016 at her home. 
Iola was born on Oct. 16, 1919 in Shullsburgh, Wisconsin to John Henry and Edith (LeVitte) Sampson. She was the youngest of eight children. Iola was raised in the Le Mars area. ...
Clayton F. Freking (02/09/16)
Clayton Francis Freking, 91, of Colorado Springs, Colorado, formerly of Le Mars, died peacefully Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016 at his home at The Bridge Assisted Living in Colorado Springs. A graveside service will take place at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 12, at Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. on Friday at the Mauer -- Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Verjean M. Heydon (02/09/16)
Verjean M. Heydon, 82, of Laureln, Nebraska, died Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, at Hillcrest Care Center in Laurel, Nebraska. Verjean Mae Heydon was born May 21, 1933, at Merrill, to Walter Frank and Ester Rose Melinda (Fischer) Wetrosky. She lived in Stanton Township and attended rural school No. 4 in Stanton Township and later Merrill Public School. She graduated from Le Mars High School as class valedictorian in 1951...
John F. Wipperling (02/08/16)
John F Wipperling, 82, of Le Mars, died Monday, Feb. 1, 2016 at Floyd Valley Healthcare in Le Mars. Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, at the Hills of Rest Cemetery in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Arrangements are with the Carlsen Funeral Home of Le Mars...
James L. McClintock (02/05/16)
James L. McClintock, 89, of Sioux City, co-founder of McClintock Insurance, died Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016 at a Sioux City hospital after a brief illness. James was born on Nov. 23, 1926 in Marcus, to Francis and Rose Marie (Ryan) McClintock. He grew up in Marcus attending country school and graduated from Holy Name High School in Marcus. ...
Larry A. Clausen (02/05/16)
Larry A. Clausen, 75, of Marcus, died Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016, at the Heartland Care Center in Marcus. Larry Arthur Clausen was born May 3, 1940 in rural Audubon County, Iowa the son of Arthur and Myrtle (Jensen) Clausen. His childhood years were spent on a farm in Audubon County. He attended Douglas #9, Mt. Zion Country School through eighth grade and then joined his father in farming...
Genevieve J. Murphy (02/05/16)
Genevieve J. Murphy, 81, of Le Mars, died Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, at Good Samaritan Society-Le Mars in Le Mars. The Mauer -- Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Cyril Thiesen (02/02/16)
Cyril Nickolas Theisen entered his eternal home Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016, achieving the age of 90 years and 2 days. He passed away at his home at Bavarian Meadows in Remsen, surrounded by his family. Cyril was born Jan. 29, 1926 in Farley, (bow your head) to John P. and Anna (Ruden) Theisen. Cyril was the middle child with four older siblings and four younger siblings...
Ronald 'Ron' Niehus (02/02/16)
Ronald "Ron" A. Niehus, 85, of Remsen, died Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016 at Unity Point Health - St. Luke's in Sioux City.
Ron was born Jan. 22, 1931, at Le Mars, the son of Joseph and Rose (Beelner) Niehus. He was raised and educated in the Remsen area and graduated from St. Mary's High School in 1948. He did carpentry work and helped his father with the family farm...
Alta Baack (02/02/16)
Alta (Siders) Baack, 80, of Wellesley, Massachusetts, formerly of Le Mars, died Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016 at her home following a lengthy illness. Alta Mae Siders was born Sept. 9, 1935, near Avalon, Missouri, the daughter of Raymond Jerome and Lulu Mae (Black) Siders. ...
Fern A. Held (02/02/16)
Fern A. Held, 86 of Hinton, died Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, at a care facility in Sioux City. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m., Friday at Trinity Lutheran Church, rural Hinton. The Rev. Steven Stoll will officiate. Burial will be at Floyd Valley Cemetery near Merrill. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m., Thursday with the family present from 6-8 p.m. and a prayer service at 7 p.m., all at Meyer Brothers Morningside Chapel in Sioux City...
Alta Baack (01/26/16)
Alta (Siders) Baack, 80, of Wellesley, Massachusetts, formerly of Le Mars, died Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016 at her home following a lengthy illness. The Mauer -- Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Kermit J. Clark (01/25/16)
Kermit J. Clark, 58, of Granville died following a courageous battle with cancer on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016, at his home surrounded by family. Kermit Johnson Clark was born on Jan. 10, 1958 in Loma Linda, California to Rollie and Judy (Glennie) Clark. The family lived in in Mondamin, Iowa where Kermit attended school and lived with his grandparents, Ada and Kermit Clark...


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