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Sarrah R. Watson (03/01/15)
Sarrah Ruth Watson, 77, of Le Mars, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, at Floyd Valley Hospital, in Le Mars. Sarrah Ruth Watson was born Jan. 4, 1938, in Wood County, Texas, the daughter of Elmer S. and Vinnie V. (McAllister) Kennimer. She attended grade school in Hooks, Texas, and later graduated from high schoolin New Boston, Texas...
Arthur E. Taute (02/24/15)
Arthur E. Taute, 86, of Le Mars, died Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, at Holy Spirit Retirement Home, in Sioux City. Arthur Eugene Taute was born Aug. 30, 1928, in Sioux City, to Arthur L. and Christina (Brouwer) Taute whom he lovingly called Mother and Father. Three older sisters, Mary Ellen, Gertrude, and LaVerne adored their baby brother...
Mary Lea Harpenau (02/23/15)
Mary Lea Harpenau, 74, of Remsen, died Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, surrounded by her family at her home in Remsen. She was born Feb. 26, 1940, in Le Mars, to Andrew and Mary (Poeckes) Pick. She attended school in Remsen and graduated from Remsen St. Mary's High School in 1958...
Arthur E. Taute (02/23/15)
Arthur E. Taute, 86, of Le Mars, died Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, at Holy Spirit Retirement Home, in Sioux City. Funeral services will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Mauer -- Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. Hospice chaplain Marie Lykken will officiate. Burial will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Resthaven Memory Gardens, in Le Mars, with a time of fellowship to follow at the Mauer -- Johnson Funeral Home. Military honors will be provided by Wasmer Post #241 of the American Legion...
Robert D. Bomgaars (02/23/15)
Robert (Bob) D. Bomgaars, 71, of Kansas City, died Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, in his home and was able to spend his final days surrounded by family and friends. Bob was born March 4, 1943, in Orange City, and grew up, in Le Mars. Bob graduated from Iowa State in 1965 with a BSC in economics and had a lifelong affiliation with the TKE fraternity and was student manager of VEISHA...
Urban J. Ahlers (02/23/15)
Urban J. Ahlers, 94, of Granville, died Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, at Mercy Medical Center, in Sioux City. Urban was born Oct. 3, 1920, at rural Granville, the son of Herman and Josephine (Koch) Ahlers. He was raised and educated in the Granville area and attended both country school and St. Mary's School, in Alton...
Arthur E. Taute (02/23/15)
Arthur E. Taute, 86, of Le Mars, died Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, at Holy Spirit Retirement Home, in Sioux City. The Mauer -- Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars is assisting Arthur's family with funeral arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Thomas W. Baack (02/22/15)
Thomas W. Baack, 63, of Le Mars, died Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, at Mercy Medical Center, in Sioux City, following a brief illness. Thomas W. Baack was born Aug. 29, 1951, in Le Mars, to Kenneth G. and Bonnie (Hinken) Baack. He graduated from Le Mars High School in 1969 and furthered his education at Iowa State University, where he majored in civil engineering. After school he took a position with his father in the construction field...
Robert Philips (02/22/15)
Robert L. Phillips, 89, of Augusta, Wis., died early Saturday morning, Feb. 21, 2015, at the Augusta Area Nursing Home and under the care of Mayo Hospice. Robert Louis Philips, son of Elmer and Martha (Gabel) Philips, was born Aug. 13, 1925, in Akron. ...
James J. Bortscheller (02/22/15)
James J. Bortscheller, 72, of Pinellas Park, Fla., died Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015. He was Born in Le Mars, to Steve and Catherine (Vaske) Bortscheller. He moved to Illinois in 1963 and worked for National Cash Register Co. (NCR) as a technical engineer for 30 years, before retiring to Pinellas Park in 1998...
Charles W. Keihn (02/20/15)
Charles W. Keihn, 88, of San Clemente, Calif., died Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015, at Saddleback Memorial Hospital, in San Clemente. Charles "Chuck" Keihn was born on June 8, 1926, in Le Mars, to Edward and Christina Keihn and was the youngest of five boys...
Jeff L. Miksch (02/18/15)
Jeff L. Miksch, 46, of Le Mars, passed away peacefully in his sleep Friday, Feb. 13, 2015, at his home in Le Mars, following a lengthy illness. Jeff Lynn Miksch was born on Jan. 15, 1969, in Carroll, to Charles Dale and Beverly Ann (Barden) Miksch. He was raised and educated in Coon Rapids, graduating from Coon Rapids Community High School in 1987...
Steven J. Parkin (02/18/15)
Steven J. Parkin, 67, of St. Louis, Mo., died Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015, surrounded by family. Steven was born Sept. 24, 1947, in Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire, England, to Clarence and Winnie Parkin. At the age of 7, he and his parents boarded the TSS Straithard ocean liner, traveling through the Mediterranean and Suez Canal to Australia. He spent his primary and secondary school years in Ballarat, a city 60 miles west of Melbourne, the state capital of Victoria, Australia...
Clarence M. Pearson (02/18/15)
Clarence M. Pearson, 97, of Marcus, died Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015, at the Heartland Care Center, in Marcus. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Faith Lutheran Church, in Marcus. The Rev. Liz Pfeifle will officiate. Burial will follow at Marcus Amherst Cemetery, in Marcus...
Jeff Miksch (02/16/15)
Jeff Miksch, 46, of Le Mars, died unexpectedly Friday, Feb. 13, 2015, at Floyd Valley Hospital, in Le Mars. The Mauer -- Johnson Funeral Home, in Le Mars, is assisting Jeff's family with funeral arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Juletta Carney (02/16/15)
Juletta Carney, 81, of Le Mars, died Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015, at her home in Le Mars, surrounded by her family. Juletta Ann Bohlke was born July 3, 1933, on the family farm near Marcus, to Cletus and Adeline (Dickinson) Bohlke. Juletta was raised in Remsen and attended St. Mary's Catholic School...
Dennis Dreckman (02/16/15)
Dennis Dreckman, 71, of Le Mars, died Friday, Feb. 13, 2015, at Plymouth Manor Care Center, in Le Mars, following a lengthy illness, surrounded by his family. Dennis Michael Dreckman was born Dec. 13, 1943, in Le Mars, the son of Conrad Joseph and Dorothy Elizabeth (Ruedy) Dreckman...
Evelyn M. Held (02/16/15)
Evelyn M. Held, 93, of Hinton, died Friday, Feb. 13, 2015, at Bickford Senior Living, in Sioux City. Evelyn Marie Madsen was born Feb. 11, 1922, in Sioux City, the daughter of John and Marie (Meinert) Madsen. She graduated from East High School in 1940 and furthered her education at Morningside College, in Sioux City. After earning a degree in business education in 1945, Evelyn took a position in the administrative office at Morningside...
Donald E. Reinen (02/16/15)
Donald E. Reinen, 70, of Kingsley, died Wednesday, Feb.11, 2015, at his home following a lengthy illness. To honor Donald's wishes, he was cremated and a memorial service will take place at a later date in Fairmont, Minn. The Johnson -- Earnest Funeral Home, in Kingsley, is assisting Donald's family with arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Evelyn M. Held (02/13/15)
Evelyn M. Held, 93, of Hinton, died today (Friday), Feb. 13, 2015, at Bickford Senior Living, in Sioux City. A Celebration of Life service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Hinton United Methodist Church. The Rev. Kolleen Queener will officiate. Burial will follow at Graceland Park Cemetery, in Sioux City...
Dennis Dreckman (02/13/15)
Dennis Dreckman, 71, of Le Mars, died early today (Friday), Feb. 13, 2015, at Plymouth Manor Care Center, 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...
Juletta Carney (02/12/15)
Juletta Carney, 81, of Le Mars, died Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015, at her home 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.
Allen D. Rohlfs (02/12/15)
Allen D. Rohlfs, 72, of Le Mars, died Monday, Feb. 9, 2015, at The Abbey of Le Mars, in Le Mars. Allen Dennis Rohlfs was born Sept. 6, 1942 in Le Mars, to Alvin and Lila (Kenowith) Rohlfs. Allen was raised on a farm and attended school at the Chatsworth Independent School and graduated from Hawarden High School in 1960...
Allen D. Rohlfs (02/10/15)
Allen D. Rohlfs, 72, of Le Mars, died Monday, Feb. 9, 2015, at The Abbey of 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
Bernard Junck (02/10/15)
Bernard Junck, 85, of Hinton, died Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015, at Hillcrest Health Care Center, in Hawarden. Bernard Roy Junck was born Nov. 10, 1929, in Sioux City, to Fred and Hazel (Nuessle) Junck. He was baptized and confirmed into the Lutheran faith. The family lived on a farm near Sioux City and later moved to a farm near Kingsley...