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Obituaries from April 2003

Louise M. Sampson-Horn (04/30/03)
PAYNESVILLE, Minn. -- Louise M. Sampson-Horn, 81, of Paynesville, Minn., died Monday, April 28, 2003, at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, Minn. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Louis Catholic Church in Paynesville, Minn., with the Rev. ...
Blake Hultquist (04/21/03)
IRETON -- Blake Hultquist, 54, of Ireton, died Thursday, April 17, 2003, at his residence. Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Ireton.
Evelyn Winter (04/21/03)
Evelyn Winter, 94, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, April 15, 2003, at Brentwood Good Samaritan Center in Le Mars. Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. Friday 4/18 at the Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars. The family will be present from 6 to 8 p.m. with a prayer service scheduled for 7:30 p.m. A family graveside service will take place on Saturday in Sioux City...
Dwight E. Betsworth (04/21/03)
Dwight E. Betsworth, 75, of Le Mars, died early Wednesday, April 16, 2003, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 21, at St. James Catholic Church in Le Mars. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be after 2 p.m. Sunday at the Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars, with a Scriptural wake service at 7 p.m...
Dwight E. Betsworth (04/16/03)
Dwight E. Betsworth, 75, of Le Mars, died early today (Wednesday), April 16, 2003, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Funeral arrangments are entrusted to the Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars.
Harold J. Ruden (04/15/03)
Harold Joseph Ruden of Le Mars, died April 12, 2003, at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars, following a brief illness. Catholic Church in Le Mars with the Rev. James Tigges presiding. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars. Friends may call any time after 2 p.m. ...
Jack D. Garthright (04/15/03)
Jack D. Garthright, 80, of Merrill, died Thursday, April 10, 2003, at the Veterans Hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. today (Monday) at the Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel in Sioux City, with the Rev. Dr. Allen D. Call of First United Methodist Church...
Michael H. Rollinger (04/15/03)
Michael H. Rollinger, 59, of Algoma, Wis., formerly of Le Mars, died suddenly on Thursday, April 10, 2003 at Methodist Hospital in St. Louis Park, Minn. A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars. The Rev. Gary Landsness of St. John's Lutheran Church of Le Mars will officiate. The family will greet friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service...
Maxine Ohm (04/15/03)
Maxine Ohm, 87, Struble native and lifelong resident, died early Palm Sunday, April 13, 2003, at her home in Struble, following a brief illness. The Mass of Christian Burial will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Struble with the Rev. ...
Merri (Roe) McCrea (04/21/03)
Merri (Roe) McCrea, 43, of Austin, Texas, and formerly of Le Mars, died Thursday, April 17, 2003, in Austin after a courageous battle with Multiple Sclerosis. Celebration of Life service will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at First United Methodist Church in Le Mars. Inurnment will be in Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation will be after 12 noon Tuesday until service time...
Christopher A. Walrod (04/21/03)
Christopher Ai "Skil" Walrod, 31, of Akron, died Thursday, April 17, 2003, at the Akron Care Center. Survivors include his parents, Robert and Gail (Klemme) Walrod of Akron. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Akron...
George W. Ferrin (04/22/03)
CHEROKEE -- George W. Ferrin, 89, of Cherokee, died Sunday, April 20, 2003, at 12:26 a.m. at the Sioux Valley Hospital in Cherokee following a brief illness. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Cherokee, with the Rev. ...
JoAnn A. Joyce (04/30/03)
JoAnn A. (Galles) Joyce, 56, of Omaha, Neb., and formerly of Remsen, died Sunday, April 27, 2003, at Immanuel Hospital in Omaha. Funral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church in Omaha.
Louise Coover (04/30/03)
Louise Bowers Coover, 78, of Pasadena, Calif., and formerly of Kingsley, died Sunday, Aprl 27, 2003, ather residence.
Clarsie J. Ray (04/30/03)
AURELIA -- Clarsie J. Ray, 68, of Aurelia, died Monday, April 28, 2003, at 11:15 p.m. at Sioux Valley Memorial Hospital in Cherokee following a brief illness. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee, with the Rev. ...
Earnest T. Plueger (04/28/03)
Earnest T. Plueger, 78, of Le Mars, died Thursday, April 24, 2003, at his home after a lengthy illness with cancer. Funeral services were to be held at1:30 p.m. Monday at Grace Lutheran Church in Le Mars with the Rev. Larry Fett officiating. Interment will be in Resthaven Memory Gardens Cemetery, rural Le Mars. ...
Mark A. Hemmelman (04/28/03)
DAKOTA CITY, Neb. -- Mark Andrew Hemmelman, 20, of Hinton, and formerly of Dakota City, Neb., died Wednesday, April 23, 2003, as the result of a pulmonary embolism. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. today (Monday) at Morningside Bible Church in Sioux City...
Jeanine Grasz (04/28/03)
Jeanine Grasz, 71, of Craig, died Friday, April 25, 2003, at the Hawarden Community Hospital in Hawarden. Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Craig, with the Rev. Pete Petersen officiating. Burial will be in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery at Craig. Visitation will be after 2 today (Monday), at the Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars...
Doris Bogenrief (04/28/03)
Doris Bigenrief, 84, of Hinton, died Saturday, April 26, 2003, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Hinton United Methodist Church in Hinton with the Rev. Sara Malone officiating. Burial will follow at Floyd Valley Cemetery, rural Hinton. ...
Kenneth Graff (04/22/03)
GRANVILLE -- Kenneth Graff, 86, of Parris, Calif., and formerly of Granville, died Saturday, April 5, 2003, at his home in Parris. He was preceded in death by his parents, Nicholas and Mary (Kass) Graff. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, at St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery in Granville...
Ethel F. Lorenzen (04/15/03)
Ethel Faye Lorenzen, 100, of Le Mars, died Friday, April 11, 2003, at Brentwood Good Samaritan Center in Le Mars. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the First United Methodist Church in Le Mars. Pastor Jason Larson will officiate. The family will greet friends at the church on Tuesday for one hour prior to the service...
Francis J. Bortscheller (04/15/03)
Francis J. Bortscheller, 92, Oyens native and lifelong resident, died peacefully Friday afternoon, April 11, 2003, at the Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen. The Mass of Christian Burial was at 10:30 a.m. today (Monday) at St. Catherine's Catholic Church in Oyens with the Rev. Richard R. Remmes presiding. Burial was in the parish cemetery...
Robert Bock (04/15/03)
VERMILLION, S.D. -- Robert Henry Bock, 76, of Vermillion, S.D., died Saturday, April 12, 2003, at Vermillion. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Vinton Street Chapel of Heafey-Heafey-Hoffmann-Dworak and Cutler Mortuaries of Omaha, Neb., with the Rev. Astuto officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery in Omaha, with military honors provided by American Legion Post 374. Visitation will be be at the Vinton Street Chapel, with a rosary at 8 p.m. today (Monday)...
Alfred Wilken (04/07/03)
Funeral services for Alfred Wilken were postponed due to weather conditions. It is now scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. John's Lutheran Church, E.L.C.A. with the Rev. Gary Landsness officiating. Interment will be in Memorial Cemetery, Le Mars...
Donald E. Waring (04/07/03)
Donald E. Waring, 92, of Le Mars, died Thursday, April 3, 2003, at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Grace Lutheran Church (LC-MS) in Le Mars. The Rev. Larry Fett will officiate. Burial will follow at Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation will be after 2 p.m. today (Monday) at the Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home (780 12th St SW) in Le Mars, with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m. There will also be one hour of visitation at the church prior to the funeral...
Mary Jean Conlee (04/07/03)
ARVADA, Colo. -- Mary Jean Conlee, 39, of Arvada, Colo., and formerly of Le Mars and Orange City, died Wednesday, April 2, 2003, at a Denver hospital following a brief illness. Survivors include hier parents, Darrell and Marilyn Conlee of Tucson, Ariz. Funeral services were held Saturday, April 5, at the Aspen Mortuary in Arvada, Colo...
Alice R. Harvey (04/02/03)
Alice Ruth (Trometer) Harvey, 81, of Akron, died unexpectedly Friday, March 28, 2003, at her residence. She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Harvey. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Union Creek Lutheran Church, rural Akron...
Luella Bultman (04/02/03)
HAWARDEN -- Luella (Eilts) Bultman, 95, of Hawarden, died Tuesday, April 1, 2003, at Hillcrest Health Care Center in Hawarden. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry Bultman. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hawarden...
Iona R. Blackmore (04/02/03)
WESTMINSTER, Colo. -- Iona Ruby (Klave) Blackmore, 79, of Westminster, Colo., died Thursday, March 27, 2003, with her children by her side. Funeral services were held Monday, March 31, at 2 p.m. at Newcomer Family Chapel in Lakewood, Colo., with visitation one hour prior to the service. A memorial service will be held in Iowa at a later date...
Emma M. Schmidt (04/02/03)
Emma M. Schmidt, 83, of Le Mars died suddenly Saturday, March 29, 2003, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. John's Lutheran Church, E.L.C.A., in Le Mars with the Rev. Gary Landsness officiating. Interment will be in Memorial Cemetery, Le Mars. Visitations will be after 2 p.m. today (Wednesday), at the Carlsen Funeral Home with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m...
Charles Reich (04/02/03)
Charles Reich, 71, of Akron, died Sunday, March 30, 2003, at his residence. Funeral arrangements are pending under the direction of the Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars.
Catherine M. Gellerman (04/08/03)
Catherine M. Gellerman, 96, of Le Mars, died Monday, April 7, 2003, at the Brentwood Good Samaritan Center in Le Mars. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars.
Hilda Jans (04/08/03)
Hilda Jans, 96, of Le Mars, died today (Tuesday), April 8, 2003, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars.
Ed Kass (04/08/03)
Ed Kass, 89, of Le Mars, died Monday, April 7, 2003, at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Le Mars. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Feuerstein Funeral Home in Le Mars, with a Scriptural wake service at 7 p.m. and a rosary at 7:30 p.m...
Hilda Jans (04/15/03)
Hilda "Todd" Jans, 96, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, April 8, 2003, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the First United Methodist Church in Merrill. The Rev. Charles Tefft will officiate. Burial will follow at Hillside Cemetery in Merrill. ...
Catherine M. Gellerman (04/15/03)
Catherine M. Gellerman, 96, of Le Mars, died Monday, April 7, 2003, at Brentwood Good Samaritan Center in Le Mars. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. John's Lutheran Church in Le Mars, with the Rev. Jean Morse officiating. Burial will follow at Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars. ...
Keith Fitch (04/15/03)
Keith W. Fitch, 52, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, April 8, 2003, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, following a lengthy battle with cancer. Graveside services will take place at 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery at Midway, Iowa. A Celebration of Life Service will follow at 11 a.m. Saturday at Grace Lutheran Church (LC-MS) in Le Mars. The Rev. Larry Fett will officiate. Visitation will be after 2 p.m. Friday at Grace Lutheran Church in Le Mars, with a prayer service at 6 p.m...
Wallace F. Schmidt (04/09/03)
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Wallace F. Schmidt, 81, of Sacramento, Calif., and a former Le Mars area resident, died Jan. 22, 2003, at Sacramento. A memorial service was held Thursday, Feb. 6, 2003, at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd in Sacramento, Calif...
Edward T. Kass (04/09/03)
Edward T. "Ed" Kass, 89, of Le Mars, died Monday, April 7, 2003, at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen, following a lengthy illness. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Le Mars. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars...
Hilda Jans (04/09/03)
Hilda Jans, 96, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, April 8, 2003, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at First United Methodist Church in Merrill with the Rev. Charles Tefft officiating. Burial will be in Hillside Cemetery at Merrill. Visitation will be after 2 p.m. Thursday at the Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home, with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m. and a prayer service at 7:30 p.m...
Catherine M. Gellerman (04/09/03)
Catherine M. Gellerman, 96, of Le Mars, died Monday, April 7, 2003, at Brentwood Good Samaritan Center in Le Mars. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. John's Lutheran Church E.L.C.A. in Le Mars with the Rev. Jean Morse officiating. ...
Keith M. Fitch (04/09/03)
Keith M. Fitch, 52, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, April 8, 2003, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, following a lengthy battle with cancer. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars.
Petronella J. Lilly (04/01/03)
Petronella J. "Nella" (Groede) Lilly, 92, of Westfield, died Sunday, March 30, 2003, at the Akron Care Center in Akron. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Westfield Congregational Church in Westfield.