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Obituaries from March 2004

Richard D. Helmers (03/31/04)
Richard D. Helmers, 75, of Le Mars, died today (Wednesday), March 31, 2004, at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars.
Gerard L. DeJong (03/25/04)
Gerard Lamertuse "Dutch" DeJong, 81, of Hinton, died Monday, March 22, 2004, at Westwood Nursing and Rehab in Sioux City following a lingering illness. Survivors include his wife, the former Pahnia LaVonne "Pat" Noble. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Hinton United Methodist Church...
Jane E. Mauer (03/23/04)
Jane E. Mauer, 86, of Le Mars, died Monday, March 22, 2004, at The Abbey of Le Mars. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at First United Methodist Church in Le Mars. Pastor Jason Larson will officiate. Burial will follow at Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home, with the family present from 5 to 8 p.m. There will also be one hour of visitation at the church prior to the funeral...
Elmer Den Hartog (03/24/04)
HAWARDEN -- Elmer Den Hartog, 87, of Hawarden, died Saturday, March 20, 2004, of complications from surgery at a Sioux City hospital. He was preceded in death by his wife, the fomrer Annette "Babe" Oordt. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Christian Reformed Church in Hawarden...
Lucille K. Schultz (03/22/04)
Lucille K. Schultz, 88, of Le Mars, died Saturday, March 20, 2004, at the Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Lucille Katherine Schultz was born Nov. 12, 1915, near Le Mars, the daughter of William and Mathilda (Draheim) Schultz. Lucille was raised on the family farm in Stanton Township and attended country school near her home. She graduated from Le Mars Central High School...
Marvin F. Fischer (03/22/04)
Marvin F. Fischer, 80, of Le Mars, died Sunday, March 21, 2004, at the Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Marvin F. Fischer was born Feb. 17, 1924, on the family farm in Stanton Township, rural Plymouth County, the son of Albert A. and Freda (Seiler) Fischer. ...
Gordon L. Myers (03/18/04)
Gordon Leslie Myers, 88, of Kingsley, died Tuesday, March 9, 2004, at his residence. There will be no services. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph Edward "Ed" and Ida (Roose) Myers...
Laura E. Ross (03/17/04)
Laura Elizabeth (Carmen) Ross, 97, of Westfield, died Sunday, March 14, 2004, at the Akron City Convalescent Care Center in Akron. She was preceded in death by her husband, Guy Ross. Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at Westfield Congregational Church in Westfield...
Theodore 'Ted' Ney (03/16/04)
Theodore "Ted" Ney, 97, of Orange City, and formerly of Granville, died Sunday, March 14, 2004 at the Orange City Muncipal Hospital in Orange City. Theodore Ney was born Nov. 4, 1906, at rural Granville, the son of John and Mary (Klein) Ney. Ted was raised and educated in the Granville area, attending St. ...
Bernice I. Muecke (03/15/04)
Bernice I. Muecke, 83, of Sioux City, and formerly of rural Hinton, died Sunday, March 14, 2004, at St. Luke's Regional Medical Center in Sioux City. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. ...
Delmar Fromme (03/16/04)
Delmar Fromme, 91, of Remsen, died Sunday, March 14, 2004, at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen. Delmar Fromme was born July 25, 1912, at rural Remsen, the son of William and Tjodie (Grothaus) Fromm. Delmar was raised and educated in the Remsen area. ...
Becky S. Rohlfsen (03/15/04)
YODER, Wyo. Becky S. Rohlfsen, 45, of Yoder, Wyo., died unexpectedly Friday, March 12, 2004, at the Regional West Medical Center at Scottsbluff, Neb. Rebecca S. "Becky" Davidson was born Dec. ...
Ronald R. Stone (03/12/04)
Ronald R. Stone, 40, of Le Mars, died unexpectedly Tuesday, March 9, 2004, at the Orange City Municipal Hospital in Orange City. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel in Sioux City. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, Sioux City. Visitation will be Friday from 2 to 8 p.m., with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. There will be a Masonic service at 7 p.m...
Dick O'Kane (03/10/04)
Richard T. O'Kane, 78, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, March 9, 2004, at his home in Le Mars. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Le Mars with his son, the Rev. Patrick O'Kane, celebrating the Mass. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Le Mars...
Clara E. Greenwaldt (03/09/04)
Clara Edith Greenwaldt, 103, of Le Mars, died Monday, March 8, 2004, at the Brentwood Good Samaritan Center in Le Mars. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Trinity Lutheran Church, rural Hinton, with the Rev. David Kottlowski officiating. ...
Daniel L. Bickford (03/10/04)
Daniel L. Bickford, 51, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, March 9, 2004, surrounded by his family at his home in Le Mars, following a courageous battle with cancer. Dan was born Feb. 18, 1953, in Fort Dodge, the son of Marshall and Katherine (Halligan) Bickford. He grew up in Fort Dodge and graduated from St. Edmond's Catholic High School in 1971. He received his degree in business education from the University of Northern Iowa at Cedar Falls in 1976. ...
Irene M. Horton (03/04/04)
Irene M. Horton, 93, of Des Moines, and formerly of Merrill, died Wednesday, March 3, 2004, at the Iowa Jewish Senior Life Center in Des MOines. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars with Pastor Jason Larson of First United Methodist Church, Le Mars, officiating. Burial will be in Hillside Cemetery at Merrill...
John Bauler (03/05/04)
John A. Bauler, 66, of Le Mars, formerly of Council Bluffs, died Thursday March 4, 2004, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Arrangements are pending with the Feuerstein Funeral Home in Le Mars.
Delbert Sanow (03/02/04)
Delbert Sanow, 69, of Struble, died Tuesday, March 2, 2004, at Brentwood Good Samaritan Center in Le Mars.
Clara M. Atwood (03/04/04)
Clara Atwood, 97, of Fort Dodge, and a former Le Mars resident, died Feb. 23, 2004. She was born in Sioux County, on March 21, 1906, to Charles and Marie Larsen McCrery. She was a homemaker, a matron of the Eastern Star, and an avid crafter teaching tatting until she was over 80. She moved to Fort Dodge from Le Mars in 1987 and lived at Friendship Haven...
Lillian A.O. Adams (03/04/04)
Lillian Aurora Olivia (Swanson) Adams, 88, of Akron, died Monday, March 1, 2004, at her residence. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Vinton Adams. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Akron.
Jack Fox (03/01/04)
Jack Fox, 83, of Sioux City, died Sunday, Feb. 29, 2004, at his home in Sioux City.
Henry Groetken (03/02/04)
Henry "Heine" Groetken, 80, of Le Mars and formerly of Sioux City, died Tuesday, March 2, 2004 at The Abbey of Le Mars.
Magdalen Rolfes (03/02/04)
Magdalen M. Rolfes, 87, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, March 2, 2004, at her home in Le Mars, following a courageous battle with cancer.
Mavis J. Schoenrock (03/01/04)
HAWARDEN -- Mavis J. (Tewes) Schoenrock, 55, of Hawarden, died Friday, Feb. 27, 2004, at a Sioux City hospital. Survivors include her husband, Leonard Schoenrock. Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church in Hawarden.
Hilbert Ludwigs (03/01/04)
Hilbert J. Ludwigs, 86, of Le Mars died Thursday, Feb. 26, 2004, at the Brentwood Good Samaritan Center in Le Mars. Hilbert J. Ludwigs was born Feb. 19, 1918, on the family farm in Grant Township, rural Plymouth County, the son of Gerd and Helene (Borchers) Ludwigs. ...
Fern Roy (03/01/04)
Fern Beatrice (Johnson) Roy, 92, of Akron, died Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2004, at Akron City Convalescent Care Center. She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. David Roy. Memorial services were at 11 a.m. today (Monday) at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Akron...
Valentine F. Pytko, M.D. (03/01/04)
DANVILLE, Pa. -- Valentine F. (Bill) Pytko, 76, of Danville, Pa., died at home of cancer on Sunday, Feb. 29, 2004. He was a cardiologist and a gentleman who practiced the art, as well as the science of medicine at The Geisinger Medical Center in Danville...
Esther S. Nielsen (03/01/04)
MARCUS -- Esther S. (Specht) Nielsen, 89, of Marcus, died Thursday, Feb. 26, 2004, at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen. She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert P. Nielsen. Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Sunday at Peace Lutheran Church in Marcus...