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Janice J. Barthole (01/25/15)
Janice J. Barthole, 78, of Kingsley, died Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at the Kingsley Nursing & Rehab Center, in Kingsley. Janice was born Sept. 8, 1936, in Woodbury County, the daughter of Roy and Garnet (Aldag) Janssen. She graduated from Moville High School with the class of 1954...
Agnes Vonderharr (01/25/15)
Agnes Elizabeth Vonderharr, 99, of Granville, died Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at Sanford Senior Care, in Sheldon. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, in Granville, with the Rev. Terry Roder officiating. Burial will be in the St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, in Granville. Visitation will be one hour prior to the funeral on Wednesday...
E. Marjorie McIntire (01/25/15)
E. Marjorie McIntire, 89, of Marcus, died Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, at Heartland Care Center, in Marcus. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. today (Monday) at Faith Lutheran Church, in Marcus. The Rev. Liz Pfeifle will officiate. Burial will follow at a later date at Memorial Gardens Cemetery, in Cherokee...
Joseph De Young (01/22/15)
Joseph De Young, 88, of Craig, died at his home on Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. Joe was born on March 25, 1926, in Le Mars, the son of Henry and Pearl (Kewley) De Young. He attended school, in Le Mars, and graduated from Le Mars High School. In 1943, at the age of 17, Joe enlisted in the U.S Army. He was deployed to Germany. He received his honorable discharge in 1945...
Kim Rosenboom (01/15/15)
Kim Rosenboom, 57, of Le Mars, died suddenly Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Visitation with the family present will be from 1:30-4:30 p.m. Sunday at the Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
Patricia Easton (01/15/15)
Patricia Easton, 74, of Le Mars, passed away from her earthly home to join her Heavenly Father and other loved ones on Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015, at Unity Point-St. Luke's Hospital, in Sioux City. Patricia Jane Donnell was born March 10, 1940, to Leonard "Buck" and Alma (Petersen) Donnell, in the country home of her maternal grandparents near Moville...
Herbert 'Herb' Philips (01/15/15)
Herbert "Herb" Philips, 83, of Akron, died Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, at Unity Point Health -- St. Luke's, in Sioux City. Herbert William Philips was born June 30, 1931, on the family farm near Akron, the son of William and Irene (Johnson) Philips. He attended country school in Plymouth County and later high school in Akron. He graduated from Akron High School. Following high school, he began farming in Plymouth County...
Bernard L. Steien (01/15/15)
Bernard L. Steien, 89, of Kingsley, died Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, at Westwood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, in Sioux City. The Johnson -- Earnest Funeral Home, in Kingsley, is assisting Bernard's family with funeral arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Shirley Mae Kass (01/15/15)
Shirley Mae Kass, 85, of Worthington, Minn., died Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, at the Avera Heart Hospital, in Sioux Falls, S.D. She was born April 20, 1929, in Merrill, to Lieb and Laura (Kress) Deutschle. She graduated from Merrill High School. Shirley married James Kass on June 21, 1947, at the Assumption Catholic Church, in Merrill. They made their home, in Merrill...
Mary H. Meyer (01/15/15)
Mary H. Meyer, 79, of Marcus, died Thursday, Jan.15, 2015, at Heartland Care Center, in Marcus. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at Holy Name Catholic Church, in Marcus. The Rev. Daniel C. Guenther will celebrate Mass. Burial will follow at Holy Name Cemetery...
Clifford E. Willis (01/13/15)
Clifford E. Willis, 89, of Inwood, formerly of Le Mars, died Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015, at Fellowship Village in Inwood. Clifford Eugene Willis was born Dec. 4, 1925, near Cainsville, Mo., to Vincent and Laura (Higdon) Willis. Clifford grew up in the Cainsville and Nodaway areas. ...
Shirley Mae Kass (01/13/15)
Shirley Mae Kass, 85, of Worthington, Minn., and a Merrill native, died Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, at the Avera Heart Hospital, in Sioux Falls, S.D. Visitation will be from 9-10:30 a.m. Friday at the Dingmann Funeral Home, in Worthington. Funeral will be Friday at 10:30 a.m. at the Dingmann Funeral Home, in Worthington, officiated by the Rev. Gary Andersen. Burial will be 2 p.m. Friday at the Hillside Cemetery, in Merrill...
Richard P. Geary (01/13/15)
Richard Patrick Geary, lovingly known as "Popo" to his grandchildren, 84, of Lenexa, Kan., passed away peacefully Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015 in his home. Richard was born Aug. 14, 1930, in Le Mars, to John and Agnes Geary. Richard spent his youth in Iowa...
Bettie Erickson (01/13/15)
Bettie Erickson, 83, of Seney, died Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015, at Mercy Medical Center, in Sioux City. Bettie Louise Johanna Rieken was born May 13, 1931, on the family farm in Grant Township, rural Le Mars, to William H. and Viola W. (Weber) Rieken. She was baptized and confirmed at St. Peter Lutheran Church, in Brunsville. Bettie attended school at Grant Township No. 8 near Brunsville...
Rev. Harold Brady (01/13/15)
The Rev. Harold Brady, 87, of Sioux Falls, S.D., went to be with the Lord on Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015, at the Sanford Foundation Hospice Cottage. Grateful for having shared his life are his daughters, Barbara Stanley and her husband David, of Sioux Falls, and Carol Jeanne Brady and friend Phil Mogenburg, of Ft. ...
Steven D. Scholten (01/11/15)
Steven D. Scholten, 54, of Alton, passed away peacefully Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015, at his home following a courageous and valiant battle with A.L.S. Steven Dirk Scholten was born March 24, 1960, in Greeley, Colo., to Rodney and Colleen (Mulder) Scholten. As a young child the family moved to Le Mars...
Bettie Erickson (01/11/15)
Bettie Erickson, 83, of Seney, died Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. John's Lutheran Church, E.L.C.A. , Le Mars, with the Rev. Dr. Jean Ziettlow and the Rev. Peter Rosenkvist officiating. ...
Clayton 'Gene' Koth (01/11/15)
Clayton Eugene "Gene" Koth, 76, died Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015, surrounded by family and friends, under the care of WesleyLife Hospice at Edgewater Retirement Community, in West Des Moines. Born in Slayton, Minn., on June 29, 1938, to Clayton and Eva Koth, Gene moved with his family to Le Mars, where he graduated from high school and from Westmar College...
Ruth A. Siple (01/08/15)
Ruth A. Siple, 94, longtime Le Mars resident, died Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, at Prairie View Nursing Home, in Sanborn. Ruth Arlene Siple, the daughter of Arthur and Eleanore (Hansen) Elder was born Oct. 9, 1920 in Parkersburg. Her childhood years were spent in the Terril area, where she attended school...
Sally DeBoer (01/08/15)
Sally DeBoer, 72, of Le Mars, passed away peacefully, Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015, at her home, surrounded by family after a courageous battle with cancer. Sally Jo Averman was born Sept. 19, 1942, to John H.H. and Lillian (Fillipi) Averman, in Pender, Neb.She graduated from Pender Schools in 1960, then earned a teaching degree in 1964 from Wayne State College, in Wayne, Neb...
Helen A. Hughes (01/08/15)
Helen A. Hughes, 88, of Shelton, Wash., died Monday, Dec. 29, 2014, at Providence St. Peter Hospital, in Olympia, Wash. Helen A. Hughes was born to Thomas and Johanna Hughes on May 25, 1926, in Le Mars. She had four sisters, Harriet, Kathleen, Mildred and Mary and three brothers, Thomas, Leon and Walter...
Sally DeBoer (01/06/15)
Sally DeBoer, 72, of Le Mars, passed away peacefully, Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015, at her home surrounded by family, after a courageous battle with cancer. A Celebration of Life Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 10, at St. John's Lutheran Church, E.L.C.A., in Le Mars, with the Rev. Peter Rosenkvist and the Rev. Dr. Jean Ziettlow officiating. Inurnment will be in Memorial Cemetery, Le Mars...
Mary Buckley Dunbar (01/06/15)
Mary Buckley Dunbar, 81, of Omaha, Neb., died Monday, Jan. 5, 2015, surrounded by family. She was born Jan. 3, 1934, in Le Mars, to Daniel and Irma Buckley. Mary graduated from Le Mars High School in 1952. She received a teaching certificate from Briar Cliff University and taught elementary school in Sioux City and Omaha...
Stanley 'Rev' Lubben (01/05/15)
Stanley "Rev" Lubben, 84, of Le Mars, died Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014, at a local hospital in Le Mars. Stanley Lewis Lubben was born Oct. 5, 1930, the sixth child of eight to John Henry and Eva Henrietta (Wendt) Lubben in Le Mars. He attended school in Le Mars for a few years, before attending the Iowa School for the Deaf, in Council Bluffs...
Evelyn Letsche (01/05/15)
Evelyn Letsche, 91, of Marcus, formerly of Remsen, died Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015, at Heartland Care Center, in Marcus. Evelyn Marie Klingbeil was born to Fred and Nancy (Miller) Klingbeil on Oct. 5, 1923, at the Klingbeil Family Farm, rural Remsen. She was baptized Feb. 10, 1924, and confirmed April 2, 1939, both at Christ Lutheran Church, in Remsen, with her confirmation verse being Psalm 23:1. After her graduation from Marcus High School in 1941, she worked for the Remsen Telephone Company...