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Obituaries from June 2004

James Keith Otto (06/30/04)
James Keith Otto, 65, of Le Mars, and formerly of Alta, died Sunday, June 27, 2004, at a Sioux City hospital. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Alta.
Marvel Mae Simons (06/28/04)
Marvel Mae (Franklin) Simons, 74, of Kingsley, died Friday, June 25, 2004, at her residence after an extended illness. Survivors include her husband, Lyle Simons. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Congregational United Church of Christ in Kingsley...
Benjamin D. Pearson (06/28/04)
MARCUS -- Benjamin Dale Pearson, 24, of Marcus, died Saturday, June 26, 2004. Survivors include his parents, David and Lucille (Ulmer) Pearson. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Faith Lutheran Church in Marcus.
Terry L. Oltmanns (06/28/04)
Terry L. Oltmanns, 46, of Craig, died suddenly Friday evening, June 25, 2004, from injuries from a motorcycle accident north of Craig. Terry Lee Oltmanns was born Aug. 23, 1957, in Le Mars, the son of Larry and LaDonna (Klave) Oltmanns. Terry was baptized and confirmed at St. ...
Gladys Bowers (06/25/04)
MANCHESTER -- Gladys (Fischer) Bowers, 80, of Manchester, died Saturday morning, June 19, 2004, at the Regional Medical Center in Manchester, following a sudden illness. She was born April 16, 1924, at her parents' farm home near Le Mars, the daughter of Theodore and Rose (Seiler) Fischer. She attended the local schools and graduated from Le Mars High School. She attended Western Union (Westmar) College in Le Mars...
Norma C. Spain (06/23/04)
Norman Carol (Fuson) Spain, 69, of Akron, died Monday, June 21, 2004, at her residence. She was preceded in death by her husband, John "Jack" Spain. Memorial services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron.
Richard G. Staab (06/22/04)
Richard George Staab, 84, of Remsen, died Sunday, June 20, 2004, at Floyd Valley Hospital, in Le Mars. Richard George Staab was born March 20, 1920, at rural Remsen, the son of Frank and Minnie (Strohbeen) Staab. Richard grew up on the family farm near Remsen. ...
Mary E. O'Toole (06/21/04)
Mary Elizabeth O'Toole, 73, of Le Mars, died Saturday, June 19, 2004, at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars, following a brief illness. Mary was born May 7, 1931 in Le Mars, the daughter of the late Dr. Larry O'Toole and M. Magdalen "Tod" (Hoffman) O'Toole. ...
Irene Greenleaf (06/21/04)
Lois "Irene" (Clarey) Greenleaf, 67, of Akron, died Friday, June 18, 2004, at a Sioux City hospital following a brief illness. She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter E. Jensen. Survivors include her husband, Edgar Greenleaf.
Walter Niehus (06/17/04)
Walter "Wally" Niehus, 78, of Le Mars, died Wednesday, June 16, 2004, at his home, following a lengthy illness. A 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...
Lois Sanow (06/15/04)
Lois Sanow, 69, of Struble, died Monday, June 14, 2004, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. Pastor Matt Wentz with the Le Mars Church of Christ will officiate. ...
Minnie C. Hansen (06/14/04)
Minnie Carrie (Bonnes) Hansen, 91, of Hinton, died Friday, June 11, 2004, at a Sioux City hospital from injuries sustained in an automobile accident on June 6, 2004. She was preceded in death by her husband, Enjar Garland Hansen. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at First Lutheran Church in Sioux City...
Dorothy "Bubby" Aller (06/11/04)
DAVENPORT -- Dorothy "Bubby" Aller, 69, of Jupiter, Fla., a Le Mars native and longtime Davenport resident, died unexpectedly Thursday, June 10, 2004, at Genesis Medical Center East Campus in Davenport. Dorothy Alice Keough was born Oct. 10, 1934, in Le Mars, a daughter of Vern and Molly (Nicholson) Keough. She was united in marriage to Merlin E. Merle" Aller, on June 6, 1959 in Waterloo...
Ione Grothaus (06/07/04)
Ione Grothaus, 96, of Le Mars, died today (Monday), June 7, 2004, at Brentwood Good Samaritan Center in Le Mars.
Ervan J. 'Bud' Masuen (06/07/04)
Ervan J. "Bud" Masuen, 82, of Le Mars, died unexpectedly Saturday, June 5, 2004, in Loveland, Colo.
Helen Seggerman Beers (06/07/04)
Helen Seggerman Beers, 71, of Kingsley, died Friday, June 4, 2004, at a Sioux City hospital. Survivors include her husband, Don Beers. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Gerald Seggerman. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at United Methodist Church in Kingsley...
Patrick "Pat" Roder (06/07/04)
Patrick "Pat" Roder, 51, of Cherokee and formerly of Remsen, died suddenly Friday, June 4, 2004, at his residence in Cherokee of natural causes. Patrick Roder was born Sept. 23, 1952, at Le Mars, the son of Jerry and Peg Roder. He was raised in the Remsen area and received his education at St. Mary's Catholic School from which he graduated in 1970. He was then employed at the Remsen Lumber Company for several years...
Jessie M. Hendricks (06/02/04)
CHATSWORTH -- Jessie Marie (Dierksen) Hendricks, 95, of Chatsworth, died Sunday, May 30, 2004, at Hillcrest Care Center in Hawarde. Survivors include her husband, Charles Hendricks. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at First Church of Christ in Akron...
Mildred M. Nielsen (06/02/04)
MARCUS -- Mildred M. (Galvin) Nielsen, 102, of Marcus, died Sunday, May 30, 2004, at Heartland Care Center in Marcus. She was preceded in death by her husband, Art Nielsen. Funeral services were at 10:30 a.m. today (Wednesday) Faith Lutheran Church in Marcus...
Milo DeYoung (06/01/04)
Milo DeYoung, 54, of Le Mars died Saturday, May 29, 2004, at the Royal C. Johnson V.A. Medical Center at Sioux Falls, S.D. Milo Gene DeYoung was born June 5, 1949, in Sioux City, to Joseph and Charlotte (Sorgdragger) DeYoung. As a young boy, the family lived in the Le Mars area. ...
Barbara J. Powell (06/01/04)
Barbara J. Powell, 54, of Le Mars, died Sunday, May 30, 2004, at her home following a courageous 7-year battle with cancer. Barbara Jo Kock was born Sept. 15, 1949, in Le Mars, the daughter of Clarence and Gladys (Steinfadt) Kock. She attended Le Mars Community Schools graduating in 1967. She continued her education at Nettleton Business College and graduated in 1968. She was employed by the University of Iowa in the physical therapy department...
Casmer Kraft (06/01/04)
HAWARDEN -- Casmer "Cas" Kraft, 55, of Hawarden, died Sunday, May 30, 2004, at his residence following a lengthy battle with cancer. Survivors include his wife, the former Yvonne Adam. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Hawarden...
William F. 'Bill' Schlesser (06/01/04)
William F. "Bill" Schlesser, 77, a longtime rural Struble area farmer, died Friday May 28, 2004, at the Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars, following a lengthy illness. William Francis Schlesser was born March 14, 1927, on the family farm near Struble, the son of Frank and Irene (Schreiner) Schlesser. ...