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Bedford E. Newberg (10/29/14)
Bedford E. Newberg, 96, of Hinton, passed into the loving arms of God after a full life on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, at the Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Bedford was born on July 10, 1918 in Lawton, the son of Gus and Edith (Law) Newberg. The family moved to a farm near Hinton, where Bedford graduated from Hinton High School in 1936...
Bedford Newberg (10/28/14)
Bedford Newberg, 96, of Hinton, died early today (Tuesday), Oct. 28, 2014, at the Plymouth Manor Care Center 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...
Dolores D. Coad (10/28/14)
Dolores D. Coad, 88, of Le Mars, died Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, at the Good Samaritan Society-Le Mars in Le Mars. The Mauer -- Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars is assisting Dolores' family with arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Sonni K. Cosby (10/27/14)
Sonni K. Cosby, 39, of Le Mars, died Friday Oct. 24, 2014, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Sonni K. Thompson was born July 19, 1975, in Primghar, to Terry and Pat (Elgersma) Thompson. She attended South O'Brien High School, graduating in 1994. She furthered her education by attending the Le Mars Beauty College...
David L. Nelson (10/27/14)
David L. Nelson, 82, of Marcus, died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, at Happy Siesta Care Center in Remsen. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Grace United Methodist Church in Marcus. The Rev. Ron Rice will officiate. Burial will follow at Marcus Amherst Cemetery. ...
Eugene 'Buddy' Fischer (10/24/14)
Eugene "Buddy" Fischer, 87, of Le Mars, died Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, at The Abbey of Le Mars. The Mauer -- Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars is assisting Buddy's family with funeral arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Marlene A. Robbins (10/24/14)
Marlene A. Robbins, 67, of Marcus, died Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, in Marcus surrounded by her family. The Earnest -- Johnson Funeral Home in Marcus is assisting Marlene's family with funeral arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Donald Williams (10/24/14)
Donald Williams, 64, of Adair, Okla., and formerly of Merrill, died Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Mary; two daughters; two sons; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; his mother, Rose Williams, of Merrill; brothers, John, of Lyons, Neb., and James, of Park Rapids, Minn.; sisters, Mary Ann Phillips, of Oklahoma City, Okla., Deb Stitt, of Sioux City, Angela, of Sioux Center, and Janice of Copperas Cove, Texas...
Steve J. Boever (10/22/14)
Steve J. Boever, 64, of Hartley, died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, at Sanford Health in Sioux Falls, S.D., following a brief illness. The Earnest -- Johnson Funeral Home in Marcus, is assisting Steve's family with funeral arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh,com...
Gene Sitzmann (10/21/14)
Gene Sitzmann, 55, of Le Mars, died suddenly, Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, from injuries sustained in a farming accident. Eugene Robert Sitzmann was born May 9, 1959, in Le Mars, to Edward J. and Agatha (Neubel) Sitzmann. Gene graduated from Gehlen Catholic High School in 1978. Following high school, Gene worked for Plueger Construction for a few years before farming full time...
Gene Sitzmann (10/20/14)
Gene Sitzmann, 55, of Le Mars, died suddenly, Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, from injuries sustained in a farming accident. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, in Le Mars, with the Rev. Kevin Richter officiating. ...
Elizabeth 'Liz' Ernst (10/20/14)
Elizabeth "Liz" Ernst, 92, of Le Mars, died Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Elizabeth Margaret Wanderscheid was born Feb. 11, 1922, in Dell Rapids, S.D., to Martin and Cecelia (Schultz) Wanderscheid. When she was a young girl, the family moved to Le Mars. Liz attended St. Joseph Catholic School...
Elizabeth 'Liz' Ernst (10/17/14)
Elizabeth "Liz" Ernst, 92, of Le Mars, died today (Friday), Oct. 17, 2014, at Floyd Valley Hospital 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...
Gerald J. Connor (10/17/14)
Gerald J. Connor, 84, of North Sioux City, S.D., died Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, after a brief illness. Gerald J. Connor was born June 30, 1930, in Sioux City, to Hugh and Katherine "Kit" (Carel) Connor. Gerald farmed in Stanton Township, rural Plymouth County, his entire working career...
Darrell L. Conlee (10/15/14)
At age 82, while still living at home, Darrell Lee Conlee, of Tucson, Ariz., went to be with his Lord on Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014. Darrell was born April 30, 1932, to Halma and Mary (Shouse) Conlee in Montrose. He grew up and attended school in Montrose, graduating in 1949. After graduation, he went to work for the Santa Fe Railroad...
Melvin H. Nielsen (10/09/14)
Melvin H. Nielsen, 100, of Akron, died Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, at the Akron Care Center in Akron. Melvin Henry Nielsen was born Sept. 9, 1914, on a farm in Union County, South Dakota, the youngest of seven children to Niels and Sina (Johnson) Nielsen. When he was 5 months old, he moved with his family to the family farm in Union County...
DeLoris Hoffman (10/09/14)
DeLoris (Boecher) Hoffman, 78, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014, at the Good Samaritan Society-Le Mars, in Le Mars. In humble beginnings, DeLoris Arleen Boecher was born Oct. 22, 1935, in Sioux City, during the Great Depression and Dust Bowl days of Iowa, to parents Christian Richard and Opal Anna. ...
Pamela J. Rohmiller (10/09/14)
Pamela J. Rohmiller, 53, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014, at the home of her sister near Le Mars. Pamela Jean Rohmiller was born May 13, 1961, in Sioux City, to Joseph and Louise (Turman) Rohmiller. "Pamie" as she was known by family and friends began her education at St. Michael's Catholic School, in Kingsley, before attending school at Le Mars. She graduated from Le Mars Community High School in 1981...
Susan Marie Morris (10/08/14)
Susan Marie "Sue" Morris, 58, died Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, in Saint Paul, Minn., from cancer. She was born Oct. 28, 1955, in Marshalltown, Iowa to Donald L. and Lorena Mitchell Morris. She graduated in 1973 from Boone Community Schools (Iowa) and from Wartburg College in Waverly, in 1977...
Pamela J. Rohmiller (10/08/14)
Pamela J. Rohmiller, 53, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014, at the home of her sister near Le Mars. A Celebration of Life Service will be 7 p.m. Friday at the Carlsen Funeral Home, of Le Mars, with Chaplain Marie Lykken officiating. Inurnment will be at Calvary Cemetery in Sioux City...
Melvin H. Nielsen (10/07/14)
Melvin H. Nielsen, 100, of Akron, died Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, at the Akron Care Center in Akron. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Brule Creek Lutheran Church, rural Elk Point, S.D. The Rev. Steve Martens will officiate. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, in Akron. Visitation will be after 3 p.m. Thursday, with the family present after 5:30 p.m., and a prayer service at 7 p.m., all at Carlsen Funeral Home -- Schroeder Chapel, in Akron...
Lisa Opheim (10/03/14)
Lisa Opheim, 49, of Maurice, died Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, following a motor vehicle accident in Maurice. Lisa Kay Stevens was born on Feb. 21, 1965, in Sioux City, the daughter of James and Marcia (Probst) Stevens. She attended high school in Spirit Lake, where she participated in drama, cheerleading and band. Lisa graduated in 1983...
Lisa Opheim (10/02/14)
Lisa Opheim, 49, of Maurice, died Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, following a motor vehicle accident in Maurice. A Celebration of Life Service will take place at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Mauer -- Johnson Funeral Home, in Le Mars. Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. Friday at the Mauer -- Johnson Funeral Home. The family will be present from 5-8 p.m. to greet friends...