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Obituaries from April 2004

Pearl R. Brown (04/28/04)
Pearl R. Brown, 85, of Akron, died Monday, April 26, 2004, at a Sioux City hospital. Funeral services will be at 2:30 p.m. Friday at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Akron.
Norma Jean Johansen (04/28/04)
Norma Jean Johansen, 77, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, April 27, 2004, at Brentwood Good Samaritan Center in Le Mars. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Grace Lutheran Church in Le Mars. The Rev. Larry Fett will officiate. Burial will follow at the Hillside Cemetery in Merrill. ...
John A. Badgerow (04/29/04)
CHAUVIN, La. -- John Andrew Badgerow, 52, of Chauvin, La., and formerly of Le Mars, died Monday, April 19, 2004. He was an employee of Patterson Services for 25 years. He enjoyed being with his family, especially his grandchildren. He loved coaching his sons' baseball team and spending time in his garden...
Minnie J. Huebner (04/28/04)
Minnie J. (Ludwigs) Huebner, 94, of Akron, died Monday, April 26, 23004, at Akron City Convalescent Care Center. She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert Huebner. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Akron...
Georgia Edwards (04/27/04)
ORANGE CITY -- Georgia Lee (Brazie) Edwards, 41, of Orange City, died Sunday, April 25, 2004, at the Orange City Municipal Hospital following a brief illness of cancer. Survivors include her husband, Rick Edwards. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Alton Presbyterian Church in Alton...
David Goff (04/26/04)
MC COOK Lake, S.D. -- David Goff, 40, died Friday, April 23, 2004, at his McCook Lake, S.D., residence after a nine-month battle with cancer. David Duane Goff was born Dec. 21, 1963, to Duane H. and Janice (Smith) Goff at Norfolk, Neb. He attended school there and graduated from Norfolk High School in 1982. David continued his education and received his land surveyor's license in 1999...
Robert A. Bachmann (04/26/04)
Robert A. Bachmann, 85, of Sioux City, formerly of Granville, died Friday, April 23, 2004 in Sioux City. Fisch Funeral HOme of Remsen is in charge of arrangements.
Cletus Konz (04/26/04)
ALTON -- Cletus Konz, 81, of Alton, died unexpectedly Wednesday, April 21, 2004, at his home. Cletus Konz was born July 24, 1922 at rural Alton, the son of John P. and Theresa (Mousel) Konz. He was reared in the Alton area and received his education in both the rural school system and St. Mary's Academy in Alton. He then was engaged in farming with his father...
Elsie Bornhorst (04/26/04)
LE MARS -- Elsie Bornhorst, 88, of Le Mars, died Friday, April 23, 2004, at the Stewartville Care Center in Stewartville, Minn. Elsie Maud Bornhorst was born Jan. 15, 1916, in Cherokee County, near Marcus, the daughter of Walter and Clara (Sanny) Bjork. She moved with her family to a farm near Remsen in 1918. Elsie attended country school and assisted her mother with farming following her father's death in 1931...
Katherine 'Katie' Boulton (04/21/04)
Katherine "Katie" Boulton, 94, of Hinton, died Sunday, April 18, 2004, at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Katherine Margaret Boulton was born Oct. 12, 1909, in West Le Mars, the daughter of Rick and Tina (Martfield) Weber. She attended country school and continued caring for her family at home until her marriage to Peter J. ...
Niels C. Larson (04/14/04)
Niels C. Larson, 95, of Marcus, formerly of Le Mars, died Wednesday, April 14, 2004, at the Orange City Hospital.
Scott Wilken (04/15/04)
Scott J. Wilken, 35, of Akron, died Thursday, April 15, 2004, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City.
Ruth Jaqua (04/16/04)
HAWARDEN -- Ruth Jaqua, 69, of Hawarden, died Wednesday, April 14, 2004, due to a lengthy illness. She was surrounded by her family at her home in Hawarden. Ruth was born May 28, 1934, to Floyd and Gladys (Rue) Giffin in Ruthton, Minn. She married Glen Jaqua on June 19, 1949, in Holland, Minn. Together they farmed near Pipestone, Minn., moving to Hawarden in 1965. In 1977, they moved to Lexington, Neb., and then back to Hawarden in 1995...
Alvina M. Krantz (04/16/04)
Alvina M. Krantz, 83, of Granville, died Thursday, April 15, 2004, at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen following a lengthy illness. The former Alvina M. Schlichte was born May 8, 1920, at rural Hospers, the daughter of John and Anna (Kanngiesser) Schlichte. ...
Ruth E. Jaqua (04/15/04)
Ruth Elaine Jaqua, 69, of Hawarden, died Wednesday, April 14, 2004, at her residence. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Porter Funeral Home in Hawarden.
Xaveris K. Kelley (04/15/04)
Xaveris K. Kelley, 88, of Akron, died Tuesday, April 13, 2004, at the City City Convalescent Care Center in Akron. Xaveris Kelley was born March 5, 1916, at rural Merrill, the daughter of John and Katherine (Wiltgen) Hoffmann. She graduated from St. Joseph's Catholic School in Le Mars, and attended National Business Training (NBT) School. She was employed as a secretary at Booth Fisheries in Sioux City for two years and cooked at St. Joseph's Hospital in Sioux City until 1939...
Lucy Gralapp (04/14/04)
Mrs. Leslie M. (Lucy) Gralapp, 83, of Le Mars, died Tuesday April 13, 2004, at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Le Mars, with the Rev. Robert Gralapp as the main celebrant. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars. ...
Verle E. Barwick (04/14/04)
Verle E. Barwick, 81, of Akron, died Monday, April 12, 2004, at a Sioux City hospital from complications of Parkinson's disease and pneumonia. Survivors include his wife, the former Colleen J. Herbold. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Wesley United Methodist Church in Akron...
Gary Bennette (04/12/04)
Gary Bennette, 43, of Le Mars, died Saturday, April 10, 2004, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars with the Rev. Leonard Waller of the Church of the Nazarene officiating. Interment will be in Resthaven Memory Gardens Cemetery, rural Le Mars. Visitation will be after 4 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home...
Alma Thompson Hogan (04/13/04)
HAWARDEN -- Alma (Johnson) Thompson Hogan, known to her Hawarden friends as Joni Thompson, died Thursday, April 8, 2004, at Magnolia Gardens Convalescent Home in Granada Hills, Calif. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Clayton B. Thompson and Buford Hogan...
Henry R. Schindler (04/12/04)
Henry Richard Schindler, 74, of Hinton, died Thursday, April 8, 2004, at a Sioux City hospital. Survivors include his wife, the former Marlene Lubbers. Funeral services were at 10 a.m. today (Monday) at Calvary Lutheran Church in Sioux City.
Margaret Van De Griend (04/12/04)
Mrs. Margaret Van De Griend, 88, of Sioux Center, died Thursday, April 8, 2004, at the Sioux Center Community Hospital Nursing Wing in Sioux Center. Margaret was born June 20, 1915, in rural Hawarden, the daughter of Lambert and Annie (Van Muyden) Van Wyhe. She was raised in the Akron-Hawarden area...
Rodney Robertson (04/12/04)
Rodney Robertson, 54, of Le Mars, died early Sunday, April 11, 2004, at his home in Le Mars.  Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars with Pastor Jason Larson of the First United Methodist Church officiating. Visitation will be after 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars. The family will be present after 6 p.m. to greet friends with a prayer service to follow at 7 p.m. at the funeral home...
Larry E. Parker (04/12/04)
SIOUX CITY -- Larry E. Parker, 62, of Sioux City, and an Akron native, died Thursday, April 8, 2004, at a Sioux City hospital following a brief illness. Survivors include his wife, the former Linda Lee Beeck. Funeal servies were at 11 a.m. today (Monday) at Christy-Smith Morningside Chapel in Sioux City...
Helen Hansen (04/12/04)
Helen Hansen, 84, of Le Mars died Thursday, April 8, 2004 at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars.
Cecil Robinson (04/12/04)
Cecil R. Robinson, 81, of Kingsley, died Wednesday, April 7, 2004, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Survivors include his wife, the former Dorothy Meister. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Congregational United Church of Christ in Kingsley...
Carla J. Nelson (04/08/04)
OBERT, Neb. -- Carla J. (Britt) Nelson, 48, of Obert, Neb., and a Le Mars area native, died Tuesday, April 6, 2004, at her residence. Survivors include her husband, Thomas C. Nelson. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Wynot, Neb...
Carter A. Pitts (04/05/04)
Longtime Le Mars Daily Sentinel newspaper publisher/owner and community leader Carter Alden Pitts died Sunday, April 4, 2004, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars after a long battle with cancer. He was 74.
Bessie Disney (04/07/04)
Bessie Disney, 103, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, April 6, 2004, at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars.
Lena M. Foxen (04/07/04)
Lena M. Foxen, 95, of Fullerton, Calif., and a former longtime Le Mars resident, died Monday, April 5, 2004, at Park Vista Nursing Center in Fullerton. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, April 12, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Le Mars, with burial in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Feuerstein Funeral Home in Le Mars...
Jean Williams (04/07/04)
Jean Williams, 70, of Merrill, died Monday, April 5, 2004, at St. Luke's Regional Medical Center in Sioux City. Jean Marilyn Smith was born Dec. 26, 1933, at Gayville, S.D., the daughter of Martin and Mabel (Dralle) Smith. She was baptized and confirmed at the Mission Hill Congregational Church. ...
Pamela S. Peitzman (04/06/04)
HAWARDEN -- Pamela Sue (Daale) Peitzman, 40, of Parker, Colo., and formerly of Hawarden, died Sunday, April 4, 2004, in Lone Tree, Colo. Survivors include her husband, Donald Peitzman. Private memorial services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday t Eastern Hills Community Church in Centennial, Colo...
Luverne J. Baldwin (04/06/04)
Luverne J. Baldwin, 75, of Harrison, Ark., and formerly of Merrill, died Thursday, April 1, 2004, at his residence. Survivors include his wife, Marjorie E. Baldwin. Memorial services will be at a later date.
Jean Williams (04/06/04)
Jean Williams, 70, of Merrill, died Monday, April 5, 2004, at a Sioux City hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending with Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars.
Richard D. Helmers (04/02/04)
Richard D. Helmers, 75, of Le Mars, died Wednesday, March 31, 2004, at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars following a courageous battle with cancer. Richard Dean Helmers was born Sept. 26, 1928, at home in Cloverdale, Iowa, the son of Herman George and Lillie Fay (Spiegel) Helmers. He graduated from Sibley High School in 1946...
Richard D. Helmers (04/01/04)
Richard D. Helmers, 75, of Le Mars, died Wednesday, March 31, 2004, at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars following a courageous battle with cancer. Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Calvary United Methodist Church in Le Mars, with Pastor Jason Larson and the Rev. James Tigges officiating. Burial will be in Black Hills National Cemetery in Sturgis, S.D...