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Donald E. Hunstad (07/27/15)
Donald E. Hunstad, 88, of Sioux City, formerly of Le Mars, died Monday, July 27, 2015, at Floyd Place, in Sergeant Bluff. The Mauer - Johnson Funeral Home, in Le Mars, is assisting Donald's family with funeral arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Marion 'Sonny' Athens (07/27/15)
Marion "Sonny" Athens, 84, of Le Mars, died Saturday, July 25, 2015, at Floyd Valley Hospital, in Le Mars. Marion Keith Athens was born Nov, 30, 1930, in Doon, the eldest son of Elmer and Bernice (Helmers) Athens. Early on, Sonny lived in Doon until moving to Le Mars. He attended school in Le Mars and graduated from Le Mars Central High School...
Linda L. Angerman (07/27/15)
Linda L. Angerman, 73, of Le Mars, died Friday, July 24, 2015, at the Floyd Valley Hospital, in Le Mars. Linda Lana Schrooten was born Dec. 22, 1941, to Roiden and Avis (Risner) Schrooten, in Sioux City. She was raised in Union Township, attending and graduating from Union Township High School...
Vernon J. Staab (07/27/15)
Vernon J. Staab, 87, of Remsen, died Saturday, July 25, 2015, at Cottage Grove Place, in Cedar Rapids. Vernon was born Dec. 8, 1927, in rural Remsen, the son of William and Clara (Heidesch) Staab. He was raised and educated in Remsen and attended St. Mary's Catholic School...
Don A. Collins (07/27/15)
Don A. Collins, 93, of Monticello, Arkansas, formerly of Le Mars, died Wednesday, July 22, 2015, at Drew Memorial Hospital, in Monticello, Arkansas. Don Asher Collins was born Feb. 3, 1923, in Kingsley, the son of John and Laurel (Alger) Collins. He graduated from Kingsley High School, in 1939, and served his country aboard the USS North Carolina...
Yvonne McDougall (07/27/15)
Yvonne Marie (Welch) McDougall, 93, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Jan. 6, 2015. Yvonne "Von" was born in Boone, on Dec. 24, 1921, to LeRoy and Beatrice Welch. She graduated from St. Mary's Catholic High School, in Marshalltown, where she was the first-ever editor of the school newspaper...
Chris Nystrup (07/23/15)
Chris Nystrup, 63, of Akron, died Wednesday, July 22, 2015, at Mercy Medical Center, in Sioux City. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Carlsen Funeral Home -- Schroeder Chapel, in Akron. Burial will be in St. Patrick's Catholic Cemetery, in Akron. Visitation will be after 4 p.m. Monday, with the family present after 5 p.m., all at the funeral home...
Caroline Ann Kurtenbach (07/21/15)
Caroline Ann (Erickson) Kurtenbach, 71, died unexpectedly Sunday, July 19, 2015, at her home, in Kingsley. Caroline Ann Kurtenbach was born Sept. 2, 1943, in Vermillion, South Dakota, to Theodore and Johanna (Lucken) Erickson. She married Roger Kurtenbach on June 16, 1968, in Spencer, and they celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary on June 16, 2013...
Rose Ann Kelley-Peterson (07/21/15)
Rose Ann Kelley-Peterson, 71, of Sioux City, died Sunday, July 19, 2015, at her home. Rose was born Aug. 17, 1943, in Coronado Island, California, to Russell and Rose (Casper) Kelley. She graduated from Buena Vista College, in Storm Lake, and received her master's degree from Emporia State in Kansas...
Marjorie M. Franke (07/19/15)
Marjorie M. Franke, 87, of Le Mars, died Friday, July 17, 2015, at Plymouth Manor Care Center, in Le Mars. Marjorie Mae Franke was born July 13, 1928, near Ireton, the daughter of Elmer and Helma (Heidbrink) Franke. She grew up and attended school in Ireton...
Leona Thorpe (07/16/15)
Leona Marie Thorpe, 89, of Le Mars, died early Wednesday, July 15, 2015, at Mercy Medical Center, in Sioux City. Leona Marie Fagan was born Dec. 20, 1925, in Kenosha, Wisconsin, to Alan and Verna (Gabel) Fagan. As a young child, the family moved to a farm near Merrill...
Sally (Lake) Kirkman (07/16/15)
Sally Josephine (Lake) Kirkman, 76, of Johnston, ended her suffering from dementia and met her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, July 15, 2015. Those left to cherish her memory are her children, Lesa (John) Quinn, of Urbandale, Kathy (Jim) Crowder, of Wichita, Kansas, and Robert Kirkman, Jr., of Johnston; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren...
Elaine Betts (07/14/15)
Former Le Mars resident Elaine Marie (Bowman) Betts went home to be with our loving and caring Lord Jesus Christ at 10:25 a.m. Wednesday, July 8, 2015, at the age of 83 years. She was born June 22, 1932, in Audubon County, the daughter of Harold Edward and Erma Irene (Grohe) Bowman. Elaine was the oldest, with a sister and a brother...
Gene Stabe (07/14/15)
Gene Stabe, 80, of Akron, died Monday, July 13, 2015, at the Akron Care Center, in Akron.
Gene Raymond Stabe was born April 22, 1935, to Raymond and Evelyn (Kounkel) Stabe. Gene was born and raised in Neptune, in Plymouth County, and attended country school there until the age of 9...
Melvin B. Kolker (07/12/15)
Melvin B. Kolker, 87, of Merrill, died Wednesday, July 8, 2015, at his home. Melvin Bernhardt Kolker was born Jan. 28, 1928, in Le Mars, the son of Roy and Meta (Schumacker) Kolker. He was raised in Le Mars and worked as a printer at the Le Mars Globe Post until he was drafted into the U.S. Army in World War II...
Melvin B. Kolker (07/09/15)
Melvin B. Kolker, 87, of Merrill, died Wednesday, July 8, 2015, at his home. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 16, at St. John Lutheran Church, in Merrill. Pastor Bert Burwell will officiate. Burial with military honors by Oleson -- Halweg American Legion Post #125, will follow at Hillside Cemetery, in Merrill. ...
Lloyd Meyer (07/09/15)
Lloyd Meyer, 88, of Akron, died Wednesday, July 8, 2015, at the Akron Care Center, in Akron. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Union Creek Lutheran Church, in rural Akron. The Rev. Carla Nelson will officiate. Military honors will be provided by the Hoschler American Legion Post 186 of Akron. Inurnment will be at a later date in Union Creek Lutheran Cemetery...
Ruth E. Oliver (07/09/15)
Ruth E. Oliver, 91, of Sioux City, formerly of Marcus, died Tuesday, July 7, 2015, at Mercy Medical Center, in Sioux City. The Earnest -- Johnson Funeral Home, in Marcus, is assisting Ruth's family with funeral arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Barbara Ellsworth (07/09/15)
Barbara Ann (Jones) Ellsworth, 77, of Austin, Texas was called home to be with our Lord on Friday July 3, 2015, after a five-year battle with breast cancer. She was born on Jan. 10, 1938, to Marion Jones and Mary (McDonald) Martin, in Columbus, Indiana. She spent her early years in Indiana, California, Arizona and Canada before moving to South Dakota as a teenager, where she met the love of her life...
James E. Hagey (07/07/15)
James E. Hagey, 68, of Marcus, died Friday, July 3, 2015, at Mercy Medical Center, in Sioux City, following complications he suffered in an automobile accident. A Celebration of Life service will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 14, at Faith Lutheran Church, in Marcus. ...
Michael John Murphy (07/07/15)
He earned a bachelor's degree in sociology at St. Benedicts College, in Atchison, Kansas. For the last 25 years, he was the owner and salesman for SPS Office Products. Michael was a very social person with traditional values for family and friends. He was characterized as "Stubborn, with a heart of gold."...
Barbara Ellsworth (07/07/15)
Barbara Ann (Jones) Ellsworth, 77, of Austin, Texas, a former Le Mars resident, was called home to be with our Lord on Friday July 3, 2015, after a five-year battle with breast cancer. A memorial service will be at 6 p.m. today (Wednesday) at Harrell Funeral Home, in Austin...
Jodine M. Borchers (07/05/15)
Jodine M. Borchers, 57, of Le Mars, died Wednesday, July 1, 2015, at The Abbey of Le Mars, in Le Mars. Services will be held at a later date. The Mauer -- Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars is assisting Jodine's family with funeral arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnonfh.com...
Jodine Borchers (07/02/15)
Jodine M. Borchers, 57, of Le Mars, died Wednesday, July 1, 2015, at The Abbey of Le Mars, in Le Mars. The Mauer -- Johnson Funeral Home, in Le Mars, is assisting Jodine's family with funeral arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnonfh.com...
Earl R. Tammes (07/01/15)
Earl R. Tammes, 87, of Le Mars, died Monday, June 29, 2015, at Park Place Estates, in Le Mars. Earl Raymond Tammes was born Oct. 27, 1927, in rural O'Brien County, to Herman and Effie (Erkes) Tammes. He attended school in Sheldon, graduating in 1946. He furthered his education at Sheldon Junior College and earned his degree in 1948...