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Obituaries from May 2003

Elmer W. Kuehn (05/01/03)
Elmer William Kuehn, 90, of Le Mars, died Wednesday, April 30, 2003, at the Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen. A Celebration of Life Service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the First Baptist Church in Le Mars with the Rev. Jon Meredith officiating. ...
Lloyd 'Jack' Port (05/19/03)
Lloyd "Jack" Port, 74, of Le Mars, died Thursday, May 15, 2003, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars following a valiant battle against cancer. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Adaville United Methodist with the Rev. Charles Tefft officiating. Interment with military honors provided by the Wasmer American Legion Post #241 of Le Mars will be at the Memorial Cemetery, Le Mars. Family was present to greet friends after 5 p.m. Saturday at the Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars...
Jack Liles (05/20/03)
Jack Liles SIOUX CITY -- Jack Liles, 76, of Sioux City, died Friday, May 16, 2003, at his residence following a lengthy illness. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Pheasant Acres Community Room, 3640 Indian Hills Drive, in Sioux City. The Nelson-Berger Northside Chapel of Sioux City is in charge of arrangements...
Ardie Hoyting (05/20/03)
Arthelia "Ardie" Hoyting, 94, of Le Mars, died Sunday, May 18, 2003, at the Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Fridayat St. John's Lutheran Church in Le Mars, with the Rev. Gary Landsness officiating. Burial will follow at Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars. There will also be one hour of visitation at the church prior to the funeral...
Leroy K. Burket Jr. (05/20/03)
Leroy K. Burket Jr. Leroy Kirwan "Roy" Burket Jr., 83, of Akron, died Tuesday, May 13, 2003, in Akron. Funeral services were held MOnday at the Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron.
Emma Fokken (05/23/03)
Emma "Emmy" (Behrens) Fokken, 95, of Kingsley, died Tuesday, May 20, 2003, at the Kingsley Nursing and Rehab Center. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Rohde-Earnest Funeral Home in Kingsley.
Sam Orban (05/23/03)
Sam Orban, 78, of Le Mars, died Thursday, May 22, 2003, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars, following a brief illness. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Le Mars with the Rev. Andrew Hoffmann officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars with graveside military honors conducted by Wasmer Post #241 of the American Legion...
Donald A. Gintert (05/23/03)
Donald A. Gintert, 80, of Le Mars, died Saturday, Feb. 1, 2003, at the Brentwood Good Samaritan Center in Le Mars. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 28, 2003, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Le Mars. The Rev. Andrew Hoffman will officiate. Burial of the cremains will follow at St. Patrick's Catholic Cemetery in Sheldon...
Eleanor L. Fox (05/23/03)
SIOUX CITY -- Eleanor L. Fox, 94, of Palm Springs, Calif., and a former Sioux City resident, died Saturday, May 17, 2003, at Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs, Calif. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Sioux City, with the Rev. ...
Nancy Mockler (05/27/03)
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Nancy Margaret Ludwig Bergin Mockler, 67, of Kansas City, Kan., died Wednesday, May 21, 2003, at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Funeral services were at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Kansas City, Kan. Burial was at 11 a.m. today (Tuesday) in St. Michael's Cemetery at Kingsley. The Maple Hill Funeral Home of Kansas City, Kan., was in charge of arrangements. Visitation was from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, with a rosary at 5:30 p.m...
Bernice Powell (05/27/03)
Bernice Powell, 86, of Le Mars, died Monday, May 26, 2003, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the First United Methodist Church in Le Mars with the Rev. Jason Larson officiating. Burial will be in the Marcus-Amherst Cemetery at Marcus. Visitation will be after 5 p.m. today (Tuesday) with a prayer service at 7 p.m. at the Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars...
Alfret O. Ludwigs Sr. (05/27/03)
LEESVILLE, La. -- Alfret Otto Ludwigs, Sr., 76, of Leesville, La., died Sunday, May 25, 2003, at Saint Francis Cabrini Hospital in Alexandria, La. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Labby Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Leesville, La., with the Rev. Jerry Archibold officiating. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Leesville. Visitation will be today (Tuesday) from 3 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home, and Wednesday from 8 a.m. until service time...
Accordionist Art Pahl dies at age 84 (05/27/03)
Arthur S. Pahl, 84, of Brunsville, died Saturday, May 24, 2003, at his daughter's residence in Sioux City. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Brunsville, with the Rev. Daniel Stegen and the Rev. Peter Boe officiating. ...
William N. 'Bill' Wetzel (05/27/03)
SIOUX CITY -- William N. "Bill" Wetzel, 70, of Sioux City, died Saturday, May 24, 2003, at a Sioux City hospital following a one month illness with leukemia. Funeral services were at 11 a.m. today (Tuesday) at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Sioux City, with the Rev. ...
Wayne Altena (05/29/03)
IRETON -- Wayne Altena, 66, of Ireton, died Monday, May 26, 2003, at his reidence. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Bethel Christian Reformed Church in SIoux Center.
Mona Lund (05/19/03)
Mona Lund, 83, of Michigan City, Ind., and formerly of Le Mars, died Monday, May 12, 2003, at the Life Care Center in Michigan City. A memorial service was held at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at St. John's Lutheran Church in Le Mars, with the Rev. Gary Landsness officiating. Burial of the cremated remains took place at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday at Memorial Cemetery...
Deacon Allan 'Bud' Weiler (05/19/03)
Deacon Allan "Bud" Weiler, 75, of Remsen, died Friday, May 16, 2003, at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen. Funeral services were at 10:30 a.m. today (Monday) at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Remsen. Bishop Daniel DiNardo was the main celebrant, with priests of the dioceses as concelebrants assisted by Deacons of the diocese. ...
Willis F. Kunkel (05/19/03)
Willis F. Kunkel, 77, of Hinton, died unexpectedly Saturday, May 17, 2003, at a Sioux City hospital. Survivors include his wife, the former Shirley D. Miller. Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Sioux City...
Brian K. Klemme (05/05/03)
HAWARDEN -- Brian Keith Klemme, 29, of Hawarden, died suddenly Thursday, May 1, 2003, at his residence. Memorial services were at 10 a.m. today (Monday) at Union Creek Lutheran Church, rural Akron.
Robert R. Watkins (05/05/03)
WILLIAMSBURG, Iowa -- Robert R. Watkins, 89, of rural Williamsburg, died Friday, May 2, 2003, at the Williamsburg Care Center. Services will be held Tuesday at the Presbyterian Church in Williamsburg, with burial at Oak Hill Cemetery in Williamsburg. The Funeral Home of Marengo is in charge of arrangements...
Steven C. Ehrig (05/05/03)
Steven C. Ehrig, 54, of Le Mars, died suddenly Thursday, May 1, 2003, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars. A family burial service will follow at a later date. Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home with the family present from 6:30 to 8 p.m. There will also be one hour of visitation prior to the funeral...
Donald W. Lucken (05/05/03)
Donald W. Lucken, 82, of Akron, died Wednesday, April 30, 2003, at his residence. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Plymouth Presbyterian Church, rural Le Mars.
Donald W. Lucken (05/06/03)
Donald W. Lucken, 82, of Akron, died Wednesday, April 30, 2003, at his residence. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Plymouth Presbyterian Church, rural Le Mars.
Terry Vander Molen (05/07/03)
Terry Vander Molen, 47, of Struble died Monday, May 5, 2003, at his residence near Struble. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Remsen with the Rev. Timothy Johnson officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery in Remsen. Friends may call any time after 2 p.m. today (Wednesday), at the Fisch Funeral Home in Remsen. There will be a parish rosary at 3 p.m. and a vigil prayer service at 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home...
Albert M. Wiltgen (05/07/03)
BEVERLY HILLS, Fla. -- Albert M. Wiltgen, 81, of Beverly Hills, Fla., and a Le Mars native, died Tuesday, May 6, 2003, at Cypress Cover Care Center in Crystal River, Fla. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Benedict's Catholic Church in Crystal River. Burial will follow at Crystal River Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m., with a vigil prayer service at 7:30 p.m. at the Strickland Funeral Home in Crystal River...
Gladys Laughton (05/08/03)
Gladys Laughton, 92, of Le Mars , died Wednesday, May 7, 2003, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars.
Marie K. Epling (05/12/03)
Marie K. Epling, 81, of Merrill, died Friday, May 9, 2003, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Funeral services were at 10 a.m. today (Monday) at the Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars with the Rev. Dr. Klaus Raab of St. John Lutheran Church in Merrill, officiating. Interment was in Hillside Cemetery at Merrill. Visitation was after 2 p.m. Sunday at the Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars with a prayer service at 7 p.m...
Gladys Laughton (05/12/03)
Gladys Laughton, 92, of Le Mars, died Wednesday, May 7, 2003, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars. Pastor Jason Larson will officiate. Burial will follow at Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home and will continue until service time. The family was present to greet friends from 10 a.m. to 12 noon...
R.J. Meylor (05/13/03)
R.J. Meylor, 73, of Le Mars, died Monday, May 12, 2003, at his residence. Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at St. James Catholic Church in Le Mars with the Rev. Andrew Hoffman officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Friends may call anytime after 2 p.m. ...
William McCarthy (05/13/03)
HAWARDEN -- William Hugh McCarthy,75, of rurl Hawarden, died of cancer Saturday, May 10, 2003, at the Hawarden Community Hospital. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary Catholic Church in Hawarden.
Milton Schmit (05/13/03)
HOSPERS -- Milton Schmit, 74, of Hospers, died Monday, May 12, 2003, at the Orange City Municipal Hospital in Orange City. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Hospers.
Arthelia 'Ardie' Hoyting (05/19/03)
Arthelia "Ardie" Hoyting, 94, of Le Mars, died Sunday, May 18, 2003, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars.
Michael D. Pohlen (05/29/03)
HOSPERS -- Michael Daniel Pohlen, 6, died Tuesday, May 27, 2003, at his home near Hospers. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Hospers.