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Jack D. Mc Dougall (09/16/14)
Jack D. Mc Dougall, 85, of Le Mars, died Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, at his home following a brief illness. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Presbyterian United Church of Christ in Le Mars. The Rev. Jan Christensen will officiate. Burial will follow at Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars with military honors provided by Wasmer Post #241 of the American Legion. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. Thursday at the church...
Tom C. Bohlke (09/16/14)
Tom C. Bohlke, 82, of Hinton, died Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at his home. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Mauer -- Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. The Rev. David Hemann will officiate. Burial will follow at Hillside Cemetery in Merrill. ...
Jack Mc Dougall (09/15/14)
Jack Mc Dougall, 85, of Le Mars, died Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, at his home following a brief illness. The Mauer -- Johnson Funeral Home is assisting Jack's family with funeral arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Vance A. Harnack (09/15/14)
Vance Allison Harnack, 90, of Remsen, died Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen. Vance was born June 18, 1924, in Le Mars, the son of Allison A. and Clara A. (Ohlendorf) Harnack. He received his first eight years of education in country school. Vance graduated from Le Mars Central High School in 1942...
Jeanette M. Helms (09/15/14)
Jeanette M. Helms, 80, of Le Mars, died Friday, Sept.12, 2014, at Happy Siesta Care Center, in Remsen. Jeanette Mary Schaefer was born on May 2, 1934, on the family farm near Hoven, S.D., to Hubert and Barbara (Kaiser) Schaefer. She graduated from high school in Hoven and furthered her education at the Sacred Heart School of Nursing in Yankton, S.D. Jeanette earned her Registered Nursing degree and, along with nursing, taught for a year at Sacred Heart...
Dawn E. Sitzmann (09/12/14)
Dawn E. Sitzmann, 52, of Le Mars, died unexpectedly from pneumonia Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. She was born Dawn Elaine Koerner, on Nov. 15, 1961, the daughter of Frank Wilhelmi and Elaine Cronin (Koerner). She was raised in Le Mars and graduated from Le Mars Community High School in 1980...
Mark T. Kass (09/12/14)
Mark T. Kass, 62, of Hurley, S.D., died Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D. Mark Timothy Kass was born May 12, 1952, at Le Mars, to Robert C. and Claudine E. (Rasar) Kass. He grew up at Le Mars where he graduated from Le Mars Community High School in 1970...
Sarah 'Alice' Greear (09/12/14)
Sarah "Alice" Greear, 91, of Lake Havasu City, Ariz., died peacefully at home with her husband and granddaughter at her side on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014. She was born in Danville, Ill., to Howard and Sarah Arnold on July 26, 1923. She married Robert C. Creear on June 27, 1948...
Edna Kounkel (09/10/14)
Edna Kounkel, 98, of Le Mars, died peacefully Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, at the Good Samaritan Society-Le Mars in Le Mars. Edna Eva Kounkel was born Dec. 3, 1915, on the family farm in Lincoln Township to George and Elsie (Ideker) Casper. Edna was a lifetime member of Trinity Lutheran Church, rural Hinton, having been baptized and confirmed at the church. Currently she was the oldest member of the church...
Edna Kounkel (09/09/14)
Edna Kounkel, 98, of Le Mars, died peacefully Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, at the Good Samaritan Society-Le Mars, in Le Mars. Arrangements are with the Carlsen Funeral Home of Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
Shane A. Herman (09/09/14)
Shane A. Herman, 32, of Le Mars, died suddenly Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Shane Anthony Herman was born Oct. 16, 1981, in Le Mars, to Gary and Cindi (Arens) Herman. On Feb. 2, 1982, Shane underwent his first of several heart procedures...
Wynola G. Kroepel (09/09/14)
Wynola G. Kroepel, 78, of Le Mars, died Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, at the Good Samaritan Society-Le Mars, in Le Mars. Wynola Genevieve Kroepel was born on Sept.14, 1935, in Lawton, to Fred Sr. and Fern (Bush) Haring. She started school in Lawton and later graduated from Le Mars High School. After school, Wynola worked at Vander Meer Bakery...
Shane A. Herman (09/08/14)
Shane A. Herman, 32, of Le Mars, died suddenly Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Carlsen Funeral Home with Pastor Kenneth Vanderploeg of the Calvin Christian Reformed Church, Le Mars, officiating. ...
Wynola G. Kroepel (09/08/14)
Wynola G. Kroepel, 78, of Le Mars, died Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, at the Good Samaritan Society-Le Mars, in Le Mars. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Mauer -- Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. The Rev. Jean Ziettlow from St. John's Lutheran Church, in Le Mars, will officiate. Burial will follow at Memorial Cemetery, in Le Mars. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Raymond W. Wiese (09/08/14)
Raymond W. Wiese, 77, of Le Mars, died Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Raymond Walter Wiese was born Nov. 26, 1936, in Westfield, to Roy and Marian (Boyle) Wiese. He began school in Westfield and later attended high school in Le Mars...
Craig L. Boetger (09/05/14)
Craig LeRoy Boetger, 62, of Omaha, Neb., and formerly of Akron and Le Mars, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, at his home in Omaha. Craig was born on Jan. 24, 1952, in Akron, to Arden and Bernice (Bliss) Boetger. He was baptized and confirmed in the Westfield Congregational Church...
William 'Pete' Sanow (09/05/14)
William "Pete" Sanow, 51, of Le Mars, died suddenly Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014, in Sioux City. William "Pete" Otto Sanow was born April 16, 1963, to Leslie and Eilene (Beach) Sanow. He attended school in Le Mars. As a young man, Pete worked for Heuertz Sanitation and continued to work in the industry for the next 30 years...
Dean A. Rowe (09/05/14)
Dean A. Rowe, 84, of Le Mars passed away peacefully Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014, at the Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Dean Allen Rowe was born March 14, 1930, in Le Mars, to Harlan and Ethel (Gabel) Rowe. Dean was a lifelong member of the Plymouth Presbyterian Church having been baptized and confirmed at the church. Dean had participated in youth programs, Friendship Club, and choir. He had volunteered wherever needed at the church as well having served as an elder...
Noel 'Pete' Peters (09/05/14)
Noel "Pete" Peters, 75, of Le Mars, died Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014, at the Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Survivors include his children, Daynine Anderson and her husband Dale, of Seney, Denise Rolfes and her husband, Ed of Le Mars, Harold Peters and his wife, Karen of Le Mars, and David Peters and his wife Michele ,of Arnolds Park; seven grandchildren and four great grandchildren; and a sister, Joan Weise and her husband Ray, of Le Mars...
Dean A. Rowe (09/03/14)
Dean A. Rowe, 84, of Le Mars, passed away peacefully today (Wednesday), Sept. 3, 2014, at the Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. A Celebration of Life service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars with Pastor Neil Peck officiating. Visitation with the family present will be after 5 p.m. Friday, at the Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars followed by a 7 p.m. prayer service. Visitation will continue on Saturday morning from noon until service time at the funeral home...
Marilyn G. Brazil (09/03/14)
Marilyn G. Brazil, 45, of Sioux Falls, S.D., and formerly of Remsen, passed away peacefully, with her husband at her side, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, at Dougherty Hospice House in Sioux Falls. Marilyn Genevieve was born March 13, 1969, at Le Mars, the daughter of Lawrence and Margaret (Froman) Brazil. She was baptized on March 20, 1969 and confirmed March 18, 1982 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in her hometown of Remsen...
Bertha Shaw (09/03/14)
Bertha Shaw, 71, of Meservey, died Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, at Muse Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit in Mason City. Bertha Jean Shaw was born Jan. 4, 1943, to the late Wayne and Ardis (Janssen) Shaw in the rural Dows area. Bertha graduated from Meservey High School in 1961. She graduated with her bachelors in home economics education from Iowa State University in 1965 and received her master's degree in textiles and clothing in 1971 from Iowa State University...
Sharon Miller (09/02/14)
Sharon Miller, 67, of Akron, died Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, at the Akron Care Center in Akron, following a courageous 15-month battle with cancer. Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Akron. The Rev. Dr. Dave Christensen will officiate. Private family inurnment will be in Hillside Cemetery in Merrill. Visitation with the family present will be after 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Carlsen Funeral Home -- Schroeder Chapel in Akron...
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...