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Monday, July 28, 2014

Obituaries from July 2003

Dr. Howard H. Marty (07/31/03)
CEDAR FALLS -- Dr. Howard H. Marty, 73, of Cedar Falls, and formerly of Le Mars, died Tuesday, July 29, 2003, a Sartori Memorial Hospital in Cedar Falls. Howard Henry Marty was born March 30, 1930, in rural LuVerne, the son of Henry Andrew and Dorothy Lena (Merkle) Marty. On Aug. 14, 1951, he was united in marriage to R. Emogene Wells...
Doris Rakness (07/31/03)
Doris Rakness, of Le Mars, died Wednesday, July 30, 2003 at The Abbey of Le Mars. The Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars is in charge of arrangements.
Jerry Frerichs (07/28/03)
Gerald Frerichs, 77, of Le Mars, died Sunday, July 27, 2003, at his residence. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars.
Barbara E. Hansen (07/28/03)
Barbara Ellen Hansen, 70, of Le Mars, died Friday, July 25, 2003, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Barbara Ellen Bay was born May 21, 1933, on the family farm northeast of Akron, the daughter of Axel C. and Margaret R. (Gleason) Bay. She attended country school in Preston Township and later attended high school in Akron. ...
Adella Niichel (07/28/03)
ALTON -- Adella Niichel, 70, of Spirit Lake and formerly of Alton, died Saturday, July 26, 2003, at Lakes Regional Health Care at Spirit Lake, following a brief illness with cancer. Adella Niichel was born Aug. 8, 1932, at Alton, the daughter of George and Barbara (Engeldinger) Jungers. ...
Robert (Bob) Lee Dimig (07/25/03)
DANBURY -- Robert (Bob) Lee Dimig, 66, of Danbury, died Sunday, June 29, 2003, at a Sioux City hospital following a brief illness. Bob Dimig was born Aug. 19, 1936, in Danbury, the son of Henry and Viola (Treiber) Dimig. He attended Danbury Catholic School and Auctioneering School...
Lois M. Peters (07/25/03)
Lois M. Peters, 66, of Le Mars, died Thursday, July 24, 2003, at the Holy Spirit Retirement Home in Sioux City. Lois Mae Wanderscheid was born Jan. 13, 1937, at Sacred Heart Hospital in Le Mars, the daughter of Nicholas and Mary (Henrich) Wanderscheid. ...
Bob Hope, master of the one-liner who entertained troops from WWII to Gulf War, dead at 100 (07/28/03)
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Bob Hope, ski-nosed master of the one-liner and favorite comedian of servicemen and presidents alike, has died, less than two months after turning 100. Hope died late Sunday of pneumonia at his home in Toluca Lake, with his family at his bedside, longtime publicist Ward Grant said Monday...
Tiffany N. Blau (07/24/03)
Tiffany Nicole Blau, 24, of Ames, and formerly of Le Mars, died unexpectedly Tuesday, July 22, 2003, at Mary Greeley Medical Center in Ames. Tiffany was born Aug. 9, 1978, in Le Mars, the daughter of Wendell and Becki (Swenson) Blau. She graduated from Le Mars Community High School in May 1997. She then continued her education at Iowa State University in Ames, graduating in December 2001 with majors in psychology and sociology. She was pursuing a career in social work...
Evelyn R. Manning (07/24/03)
Evelyn Roberta Manning, 83, of Washington, D.C. and formerly of Le Mars, died Saturday, July 19, 2003, in Arlington, Va., near her home in Washington, D.C. Evelyn was born Feb. 15, 1920, in Le Mars, but lived much of her early life in Kingsley. She had a long and distinguished employment career mostly with the Federal Government before retiring in 1999 with 49 years of government service. During her employment, travel and studies, she lived in or visited 38 foreign countries...
Lois M. Peters (07/24/03)
Lois M. Peters, 66, of Le Mars, died today (Thursday), July 24, 2003, at Holy Spirit Retirement Home in Sioux City. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Carlsen Funeral Home of Le Mars.
Margaret F. Krogman (07/23/03)
PORTLAND, Ore. -- Margaret F. Krogman, 82, of Portland, Ore., died Saturday, June 19, 2003, at Portland. The former Margaret F. Siebens was born Nov. 24, 1920, in Brunsville, the daughter of John and Helena (Rieken) Siebens. In 1938, she married Joe B. Krogman in Le Mars. The couple lived in Le Mars and Sioux City before moving to Portland, Ore., in 1952...
Evelyn R. Manning (07/23/03)
LE MARS -- Evelyn Roberta Manning, 83, of Washington, D.C., and formerly of Le Mars, died Saturday, July 19, 2003, in Arlington, Va., near her home in Washington, D.C. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Monday, July 28, at St. James Catholic Church in Le Mars with the Rev. ...
Vicky Freking (07/21/03)
Vicky Freking, 60, of Le Mars, died Sunday, July 20, 2003, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Funeral arrangements are pending under the direction of the Feuerstein Funeral Home in Le Mars.
Doris M. Lorenzen (07/21/03)
HAWARDEN -- Doris M. (Stodden) Lorenzen, 81, of Hawarden, died Friday, July 18, 2003, at Hillcrest Health Care Center in Hawarden following a lengthy illness.She was preceded in death by her husband, Cliff. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary Catholic Church in Hawarden...
Kenneth 'Ken' Van Wyk (07/21/03)
IRETON -- Kenneth "Ken" Van Wyk, 31, of rural Ireton, died suddenly Friday, July 1, 2003, as the result of a farm accident. Survivors include his wife, the former Michelle Nabity. Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. tuesday at the Ireton Community Center in Ireton...
Raymond M. Wieck (07/21/03)
SIOUX CITY -- Raymond M. Wieck, 82, of Sioux City, a Plymouth County native and former Merrill area resident, died Thursday, July 17, 2003, at Casa de Paz Retirement Home in Sioux City following a lengthy illness. Survivors include his wife, the former Betty J. Baker...
Leola Hawkins (07/18/03)
CLEGHORN -- Leola Hawkins, 79, of Cleghorn, died Thursday, July 17, 2003, at Sioux Valley Memorial Hospital in Cherokee. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars.
Alvin Self (07/18/03)
Alvin Self, 81, of Le Mars, died today (Friday), July 18, 2003, at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars.
Doris Van Essen (07/18/03)
HURON, S.D. -- Doris Van Essen, age 80, of 760 Montana S.W., Huron, S.D., died Thursday, July 17, 2003, at the Huron Regional Medical Center. Doris Margaret Dambrink Van Essen was born April 18, 1923, in Le Mars, the daughter of Dow and Rika (Behrens) Dambrink. ...
Elizabeth Schilmoeller (07/15/03)
Elizabeth Schilmoeller, 83, of Remsen, died Monday, July 14, 2003, at the Orange City Hospital, Orange City. The former Elizabeth Staab was born Dec. 20, 1919, at rural Remsen, the daughter of Joseph and Regina (Sudtelgte) Staab. Elizabeth was raised in the Remsen area and received her education at St. Mary's Catholic School from which she graduated in 1937. She then did domestic work at Chicago, Ill., for several years...
James A. Sorgdrager (07/15/03)
SIOUX CITY -- James A. Sorgdrager, 83, of Sioux City, died Sunday, July 13, 2003, at St. Luke's Regional Medical Center in Sioux City. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday 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 Logan Park Cemetery in Sioux City. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home and continue until service time...
Nora A. Westhoff (07/15/03)
Nora A. Westhoff, 90, of Le Mars, died today (Tuesday), July 15, 2003, at her residence at Floyd Valley Apartments. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars.
Margaret White (07/15/03)
LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz. -- Margaret "Muggs" (Kemp) White, 84, of Lake Havasu City, Ariz., and a former Oyens and Le Mars area resident, died June 25, 2003, at a care center in Lake Havasu. Survivors include her husband, Joe White. Burial was in Long Beach, Calif...
Florence M. Klemme (07/03/03)
Florence Marie Klemme, 84, of Sioux Falls, S.D., and formerly of Akron, died Tuesday, July 1, 2003, at a Sioux Falls hospital. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, rural Akron. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 2 to 8 p.m. at the Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron. The family will be present from 5 to 7 p.m. and there will be a prayer service at 6:30 p.m...
Donald D. Warnock (07/03/03)
Donald D. Warnock, 88, of The Abbey in Le Mars, and formerly of Merrill, died Monday, June 30, 2003, at The Abbey of Le Mars. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars. The Rev. Charles G. Tefft of the First United Methodist Church in Merrill will officiate. ...
Donald Rath (07/03/03)
Donald Rath, 60, of Hinton, died today (Thursday), July 3, 2003, at his residence. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars in charge of arrangements.
Louella 'Lu' Delperdang (07/07/03)
SIOUX CITY -- Louella "Lu" (Doud) Delperdang, 82, of Sioux City, and an Oyens native, died Saturday, July 5, 2003, at a Sioux City hospital following a brief illness. Memorial services will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel in Sioux City...
Nicholas Gergen (07/07/03)
GRANVILLE -- Nicholas Gergen, 24, of Paullina and formerly of Granville, died Saturday, July 5, 2003, at Baum-Harmon Mercy Hospital in Primghar. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Granville.
Randy Keough (07/07/03)
Randy Keough, 79, of Sarasota, Fla., and formerly of Le Mars, died Wednesday, July 2, 2003, at Doctors Hospital in Sarasota, Fla. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at St. Marks Catholic Church in Iowa Falls, with burial at the Alden Cemetery in Alden...
Alvin H. Klemme (07/07/03)
Alvin H. Klemme, 90, of Le Mars, died Saturday, July 5, 2003, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Christ Lutheran Church, Grant Township, rural Le Mars, with the Rev. Daniel Stegen and the Rev. Pete Petersen of St. ...
Donald W. Rath (07/07/03)
Donald W. Rath, 60, of Hinton, began his journey to heaven on Thursday, July 3, 2003, at his residence following a courageous battle with cancer. Celebration of Life services were held at 10:30 a.m. today (Monday) at the United Methodist Church in Hinton, with the Rev. ...
Mildred A. 'Milly' Springer (07/07/03)
URBANDALE-- Mildred Ann "Milly" Springer, 59, of Urbandale, and formerly of Le Mars, died Friday, July 4, 2003, at Mercy Hospital due to cancer. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Urbandale, with a luncheon to follow. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today (Monday), at Westover Funeral Home, with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m...
Doris Sanow (07/01/03)
Doris (Schut) Sanow, 85, of Remsen, died Sunday, June 29, 2003, at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Remsen.