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Obituaries from June 2003

Donald D. Warnack (06/30/03)
Donald D. Warnack, 88, of The Abbey in Le Mars, and a former Merrill resident, died today (Monday), June 30, 2003, at The Abbey of Le Mars. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars.
Marie M. Pohlen (06/24/03)
Marie M. (Jungers) Pohlen, 90, of Sun City, Ariz., died Friday, June 20, 2003, at Sun City West Hospice in Sun City. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 27, at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Hospers.
Barbara Stone (06/24/03)
CHICAGO, Ill. -- Barbara (Lafrentz) Stone, 68, of Chicago, formerly of Sioux City, died Monday, June 23, 2003, in Chicago. Local arrangements are under the direction of the Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars.
Marlys Nielsen (06/24/03)
Marlys Nielsen, 65, of Sheldon, died Sunday, June 22, 2003, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the United Methodist Church in Sheldon, with the Rev. Marvin Lindley officiating. Burial will follow at the East Lawn Cemetery in Sheldon. ...
Corey D. Campbell (06/25/03)
Corey D. Campbell, 28, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, June 24, 2003, in Cedar Rapids. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Feuerstein Funeral Home in Le Mars.
Corey D. Campbell (06/26/03)
Corey D. Campbell, 28, of Le Mars, died unexpectedly Tuesday June 24, 2003, at Center Point, Iowa. The Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Le Mars with the Rev. Andrew Hoffmann presiding. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars. Friends may call anytime after 3 p.m. Friday at the Feuerstein Funeral Home in Le Mars. A Scriptural wake service will be held at 7 p.m. Friday evening at the funeral home...
Bernice Gergen (06/26/03)
Bernice Gergen, 83, of Alton, died unexpectedly Monday, June 23, 2003, at Hospice of the Valley, in Mesa, Ariz. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Alton with the Rev. John Vakulskas officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery in Alron....
Orville L. Lorensen (06/26/03)
Orville LuVerne Lorensen, 70, of Akron, died Tuesday, June 24, 2003 at his residence. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Akron.
Melvin A. Wilkens (06/30/03)
Melvin A. Wilkens, 79, of Le Mars, died Saturday, June 28, 2003, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church in Craig with the Rev. Pete Petersen officiating. Burial will be in Christ Lutheran Cemetery, Grant Township, rural Le Mars. ...
Virgil Varenhorst (06/23/03)
Virgil Varenhorst, 53, of Le Mars, died Wednesday, June 18, 2003, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. A memorial service was held at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars. The Rev. Gary Landsness of St. John's Lutheran Church in Le Mars will officiate. ...
Dixie Richardson (06/23/03)
Dixie Richardson, 61, a lifelong resident of Kingsley, died Tuesday, June 17, 2003, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Services will take place at a later date following cremation. The Rohde-Earnest Funeral Home of Kingsley is in charge of arrangements...
George J. Normann Jr. (06/23/03)
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- George J. Normann Jr., 57, of Sioux Falls, S.D., and a former Le Mars and Sioux City area resident, died Monday, June 16, 2003, at a Sioux Falls hospital. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Asbury United Methodist Church, 2425 S. Western Ave., Sioux Falls. The body was cremated and there will be no viewing or vistation. The Larkin Northside Funeral Home of Sioux City is in charge of the arrangements...
Leona G. Otten (06/23/03)
HAWARDEN -- Leona Gertrude (Kamstra) Otten, 83, of Hawarden, died Wednesday, June 18, 2003, at Hawarden Community Hospital. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Hawarden Community Church.
John F. DeRocher Jr. (06/23/03)
John Francis DeRocher, Jr., of Merrill, died Thursday, June 19, 2003, at the age of 79 years, 6 months and 21 days, at his farm with family at his side after a courageous battle. Funeral services were at 10 a.m. today (Monday) at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Ellendale, rural Merrill, with the Rev. ...
Rosemary Dunham (06/23/03)
SIOUX CENTER -- Rosemary Dunham, 74, of Sioux Center, died Friday, June 20, 2003, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at St. John's Lutheran Church in Le Mars. The Rev. Gary Landsness will officiate. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. Tuesday at the church and continue until service time. The family will be present to greet friends from 12 noon until service time...
Vera McClain (06/23/03)
Vera McClain, 88, of Le Mars, died Friday, June 20, 2003, at Brentwood Good Samaritan Center in Le Mars. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. today (Monday) at the Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars. Pastor Jason Larson of the First United Methodist Church in Le Mars will officiate. Burial will follow at Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation bega at 9 a.m. Monday at the funeral home and continued until service time...
Marlys Nielsen (06/23/03)
SHELDON -- Marlys Nielsen, 65, of Sheldon, died Sunday, June 22, 2003, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars, Iowa.
Violet M. Clabaugh (06/23/03)
Violet Matilda (Lesline) Clabaugh, 89, of Sioux City and formerly of Westfield, died Monday, June 16, 2003, at a Sioux City nursing home following a brief illness. Funeral services were held Friday at Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel in Sioux City.
Wilhelmina "Minnie" Van Beek (06/18/03)
SIOUX CENTER -- Wilhelmina "Minnie" Van Beek, 94, of Sioux Center, died Sunday morning, June 15, 2003, at the Sioux Center Community Nursing Facility in Sioux Center. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the sanctuary of First Reformed Church of Sioux Center, with the Rev. ...
Dixie Richardson (06/18/03)
Dixie Richardson, 61, of Kingsley, died Tuesday, June 17, 2003, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Arrangements are pending with the Rohde-Earnest Funeral Home of Kingsley.
Justine Eufers (06/02/03)
Justine Eufers, 93, of Le Mars, died Saturday May 31, 2003, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. The Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. James Catholic Church in Le Mars, with the Rev. James Tigges presiding. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars...
Marlin Harms (06/02/03)
Marlin Harms, 72, of rural Le Mars, died Friday, May 30, 2003, at his home. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars, with the Rev. Gary Landsness of St. John's Lutheran Church, E.L.C.A., officiating. Burial will be in Hillside Cemetery at Merrill, with graveside military honors conducted by the Olson-Halweg American Legion Post 125 of Merrill. ...
Edna Krogman (06/02/03)
Edna Krogman, 87, of Le Mars, died today (Monday) June 2, 2003, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Feuerstein Funeral Home in Le Mars.
Glen A. Breitbarth (06/04/03)
BUENA PARK, Calif. -- Glen Breitbarth, 80, of Buena Park, Calif., and a former Akron and Le Mars area resident, died Friday, May 30, 2003, at Buena Park. Memorial services were at 1:30 p.m. today (Wednesday) at St. John Lutheran Church in Buena Park...
Leon Harte (06/04/03)
DENVER, Colo. -- Leon Francis Harte, 48, of Denver, Colo., and formerly of Remen, died Sunday, June 1, 2003, at the University of Colorado Hospital in Denver. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Fisch Funeral Home in Remsen.
Stephen J. Barry (06/05/03)
LAONA, Wis. -- Stephen J. Barry, 75, of Laona, Wis., and LasVegas, Nev., died Thursday, May 22, 2003, in Las Vegas. Visitation was held Sunday June 1, at the Halverson-Suminski Funeral Home, Crandon, Wis. The funeral service was Monday, June 2, at St. John Lutheran Church, Laona, Wis., with the Rev. Sheldon Kerstner officiating, He was laid to rest at Laona Cemetery...
Alfret O. Ludwigs Sr (06/05/03)
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 were at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 28, at Labby Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Leesville, La., with the Rev. Jerry Archibold officiating. Burial was in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Leesville. Visitation was from 3 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, May 27, at the funeral home, and from 8 a.m. Wednesday until service time...
Eleanore C. Luken (06/09/03)
Eleanore C. Luken, 78, of Le Mars, died Sunday June 8, 2003, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. The Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Le Mars with the Rev . Andrew Hoffmann presiding. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars. Friends may call anytime after 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Feuerstein Funeral Home in Le Mars. A rosary will be held at 4 p.m. and a Scriptural wake service at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home...
Cletus Groetken (06/09/03)
Cletus Carl Groetken, 63, of Denver, Colo., died Monday, June 2, 2003, at his home in Denver. Funeral services were held on June 6 at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Wheatridge, Colo. Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society in his name. The family is at home at 4214 Alcott, Denver, Colorado 80211...
Stella M. Beaubien (06/16/03)
Stella Mae (Olson) Beaubien, 87, of Westfield, died Friday, June 13, 2003, at Akron. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Westfield Congregational Church in Westfield.
Glen A. Breitbarth (06/16/03)
Glen Breitbarth, 80, of Buena Park, Calif., died Friday May 30, 2003, in Buena Park, Calif. Memorial services were held at St. John Lutheran Church Wedneday, June 4, at 1:30 p.m. with Pastor Ken Dahlstrom and Pastor George Tan officiating.
Dorothy Althaus (06/16/03)
Dorothy Althaus, 87, of Hinton, died Sunday, June 15, 2003, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. A memorial service will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Trinity Lutheran Church, rural Hinton, with the Rev. David Kottlowski officiating. Interment of the cremated remains will be in the Trinity Lutheran Cemetery with graveside military honors conducted by the Casper American Legion Post 477 of Hinton. ...
Frances D. Bloemendaal (06/17/03)
ALTON -- Frances D. (Brink) Bloemendaal, 80, of Remsen, and formerly of Alton, died Saturday, June 14, 2003, at Happy Siesta Health Care Center from complications of Alzheimer's disease. Family graveside services were held Monday in Nassau Township Cemetery near Alton...
Betty L. Crawmer (06/17/03)
EMMETSBURG -- Betty Lou Crawmer, 65, of Emmetsburg, died Friday, June 13, 2003, at the Palo Alto County Hospital in Emmetsburg. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. today (Tuesday) at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Emmetsburg with the Rev. Dennis Angland officiating. Burial will be in Washington Cemetery at Havelock. Visitation was after 4 p.m. Monday at the the Martin-Mattice Funeral Home of Emmetsburg...
Betty A. Reinders (06/17/03)
ALTON -- Betty A. (Mulder) Reinders, 75, of rural Alton, died Monday, June 16, 2003, at her residence. Memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Calvary Christian Reformed Church in Orange City.
Wilhelmina 'Minnie' Van Beek (06/17/03)
SIOUX CENTER -- Wilhelmina "Minnie" Van Beek, 94, of Sioux Center, died Sunday morning June 15, 2003, at the Sioux Center Community Nursing Facility. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the sanctuary of First Reformed Church of Sioux Center, with the Rev. ...
Leo DeForce (06/02/03)
Leo DeForce, 81, of Le Mars, died Sunday, June 1, 2003, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Feuerstein Funeral Home in Le Mars.