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Obituaries from March 2003

Rieka C. Johnson (03/13/03)
Rieka C. Johnson, 90, of Le Mars, died Wednesday, March 12, 2003, at Brentwood Good Samaritan Center in Le Mars. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. John's Lutheran Church E.L.C.A. in Le Mars,
Willaim G. Oehlerking (03/31/03)
William G. Oehlerking, 74, of Pierson, died Sunday, March 30, 2003, at the Correctionville Nursing and Rehab Center in Correctionville. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Rohde-Earnest Funeral Home in Kingsley. Visitation will be after 2 p.m. Tuesday, with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m. and a prayer service at 7 p.m...
Thelma 'Tuck' Holthusen (03/27/03)
ROCK RAPIDS -- Thelma "Tuck" Holthusen, 78, of Rock Rapids, died Monday, March 24, 2003, at Merrill Pioneer Community Hospital in Rock Rapids following a brief illness. Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Rock Rapids, with the Rev. Henry Thorberg officiating. Burial will follow at Riverview Cemetery in Rock Rapids. Visitation will be from 3 to 8:30 p.m. today (Thursday) at Roste Funeral Home in Rock Rapids, with the family present from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m...
Raymond A. Hettwer (03/27/03)
Raymond A. Hettwer, 72, of Roxana, Ill., and Le Mars native, died Tueeday, March 4, 2003, at St. Anthony's Hospital in Alton, Ill. He was preceded in death by his father, Joe; and one sister, Judy Dreckman. Burial was at St. John's Cemetery in Granite City, Ill...
Vincent M. Streff (03/25/03)
SHELDON -- Vincent M. Streff, 87, of Sheldon, died Sunday, March 23, 2003, at Northwest Iowa Health Center in Sheldon. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Sheldon with the Rev. Robert Schimmer officiating. Burial will be in East Lawn Cemetery in Sheldon...
James H. Carey (03/25/03)
MISSOULA, Mont. -- Former Le Mars resident Jim Carey, 76, of Seeley Lake, Mont., died Feb. 26, 2003, in Missoula. He had been hospitalized and was undergoing radiation and chemotherapy treatment for lung and bone cancer. At his request, no services were held, and cremation was under the direction of the Montana Cremation and Memorial Society of Missoula...
Jim R. Langley (03/24/03)
Jim R. Langley, 57, of Akron, died Wednesday, March 19, 2003, in Akron. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Akron.
Gilbert 'Gib' Byker (03/24/03)
IRETON -- Gilbert "Gib" Byker,70, of rural Ireton and Hawarden, died Monday, March 12,2003, from pancreatic and liver cancer at Midwest Regional Medical Center in Zion, Ill. Survivors include his wife, the former Lois Vande Brake. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. this pastSaturday at Christian Reformed Church in Hawarden...
Lorentz Opdahl (03/20/03)
HAWARDEN -- Lorentz Opdahl, 79, of Hawarden, died Tuesday, March 18, 2003, at his residence following a lengthy illness. Survivorsinclude his wife, the former Fern Muth. Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at United Methodist Church in Hawarden...
Coleen Weiland (03/19/03)
CHEROKEE -- Coleen Morrow Weiland, 63, of Cherokee, died Monday, March 17, 2003, at 8:50 p.m. at her home following a brief illness. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee.
Elizabeth Watkins (03/17/03)
Elizabeth (Derr) Watkins, 98, of Battle Creek and formerly of Kingsley, died Thursday, March 13, 2003, at Willow Dale Care Center in Battle Creek. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Watkins. Funeral services were at 10:30 a.m. today (Monday) at the Rohde-Earnest Funeral Home in Kingsley...
Joyce E. Daale (03/17/03)
HAWARDEN -- Joyce E. (Dorhout) Daale, 59, of Hawarden, died Friday, March 14, 2003, at her residence. Survivors include her husband, Ronald Daale. Funeral services were at 10:30 a.m. today (Monday) at Christian Reformed Church in Hawarden.
Mary 'Peg" Beck (03/17/03)
GRANVILLE -- Mary "Peg" (CHristensen) Beck, 80, of Granville, died unexpectedly Friday, March 14, 2003, at Orange City Hospital in Orange City. Survivors include her husband, James Beck. Funeral services were at 10:30 a.m. today (Monday) at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Granville...
Edna Marshall (03/14/03)
IRETON -- Edna (Frerichs) Marshall, 75, of Ireton, died Wednesday, March 12, 2003, at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Survivors include her husband, Russell Marshall. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Ireton...
Rieka C. Johnson (03/14/03)
Rieka C. Johnson, 90, of Le Mars, died Wednesday, March 12, 2003, at Brentwood Good Samaritan Center in Le Mars. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. John's Lutheran Church E.L.C.A. in Le Mars
Emma M. Schmidt (03/31/03)
Emma M. Schmidt, 83, of Le Mars, died suddenly Saturday, March 29, 2003, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. John's Lutheran Church, E.L.C.A. in Le Mars with the Rev. Gary Landsness officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Cemetery, Le Mars. Visitation will be after 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars, with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m...