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Obituaries from June 2005

Fay R. Wells (06/29/05)
Fay Robert Wells, 82, lifelong resident of Le Mars and former Wells' Dairy, Inc., chief executive officer, died Monday, June 27, 2005, at Methodist Hospital in Rochester, Minn., following complications of lymphoma…
Arnola Beermann (06/29/05)
Arnola Leda Beermann, 68, of Le Mars, and formerly of Hawarden, died Monday, June 27, 2005. at the Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Arnola Leda Beermann was born June 13, 1937, at Ireton, the daughter of Herman and Martha (Bertram) Beermann. She worked on the family farm until her father died. ...
William G. "Bill" Hamann (06/27/05)
Le Mars, Iowa -- William G. "Bill" Hamann, 87, of Le Mars, died Saturday, June 25, 2005 at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. William George Hamann was born May 10, 1919, west of Merrill in Liberty Township. He was the son of Emil and Therese (Doering) Hamann. He received his education at Liberty Consolidated School...
Ronald M. Miller (06/27/05)
Ronald M. Miller, 71, of Olathe, Kan., and formerly of Le Mars, died unexpectedly Friday, June 24, 2005, due to an apparent massive heart attack, while visiting relatives in Le Mars. Ron was born April 17, 1934, in Howard, S.D., the son of Martin and Agnes (Lewis) Miller. ...
Walter J. Renken (06/27/05)
Walter J. Renken, 82, of Le Mars, died Saturday, June 25, 2005, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Walter John Renken was born Jan. 21, 1923, on the family farm in Grant Township, Plymouth County, the son of Gareith and Reaka (Oetken) Renken. He was baptized and confirmed at Christ Lutheran Church by the Rev. ...
Ada M. Clark (06/23/05)
Ada M. Clark, 95, of Le Mars, died Wednesday, June 22, 2005, at the Brentwood Good Samaritan Village in Le Mars.
Alan L. Minor (06/24/05)
Alan Lyle Minor, infant son of Matthew and Andrea Minor of Akron, was stillborn Thursday, June 23, 2005, at a Sioux City hospital. Private family graveside services will be held at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church cemetery, Preston Township, rural Akron. The Carlsen Funeral Home-Schroeder Chapel of Akron is in charge of arrangements...
Arvey E. Cook (06/23/05)
Arvey E. Cook, 82, of Marcus, died Tuesday, June 21, 2005, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Arvey was born Sept. 3, 1922, at Remsen, the daughter of Henry P. and Agnes (Niehus) Cook. She grew up in the Remsen area, moving to Marcus in 1948.  She was a member of Holy Name Catholic Church and St. Ann's Guild...
LaVada Beermann (06/22/05)
HAWARDEN -- LaVada Beermann, 77, of Hawarden, died Tuesday, June 21, 2005, at Hillcrest Health Care Center in Hawarden. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Porter Funeral Home in Hawarden, with the Rev. Todd Bunge officiating. Burial will be in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery, Ireton. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until service time friday at the funeral home...
Lily Tammen (06/20/05)
Lily Tammen, 91, of Luverne, Minn., and formerly of Merrill, died Saturday, June 18, 2005, at the Luverne Community Hospital. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. on Thursday, June 23, 2005 at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church in Craig. The Rev. Pete Petersen will officiate. ...
Charlotte 'Char' Lockhorst (06/20/05)
IRETON -- Charlotte "Char" Jeannine Lockhorst, 52, of Ireton, died suddenly Thursday, June 16, 2005, at her residence in Ireton. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at First Reformed Church in Ireton, with the Rev. Doug Van Aartsen officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery at Ireton. Visitation began at noon today (Monday) with the family present from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Porter Funeral Home in Ireton...
Mindy M. Beelner (06/20/05)
Mindy Marie Beelner, 25, of Kingsley, died Thursday, June 16, 2004, at her residence, following a brief illness. Funeral services were at 10:30 a.m. today (Monday) at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Kingsley with the Rev. Thomas J. Topf officiating. Burial was in St. Michael's Cemetery. Visitation was after 2 p.m. Sunday, with the family present from 4 to 7 p.m. and a Scripture service at 7 p.m., at the Rohde-Earnest Funeral Home in Kingsley...
Marge E. McMahon (06/16/05)
Marjorie E. "Marge" (Spaan) McMahon, 85, of Kingsley, died Tuesday, June 14, 2005, at Kingsley Nursing and Rehab Center. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at United Methodist Church in Kingsley, with the Rev. Paul Evans officiating. Burial will be in Kingsley Cemetery. Visitation will be after 3 p.m. today (Thursday), with the family present 5 to 7 p.m. at Rohde-Earnest Funeral Home in Kingsley...
Marjorie L. Coleman (06/16/05)
HAWARDEN -- Marjorie L. (Thorpe) Coleman, 81, of Hawarden, died Tuesday, June 14, 2005, at Hillcrest Health Care Center in Hawarden. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at United Methodist Church in Hawarden with the Rev. Tim Walker officiating. Burial will be in Grace Hill Cemetery. Visitation begins at noon today (Thursday), with a prayer service at 7 p.m. at Porter Funeral Home in Hawarden...
Lloyd A. Willer (06/14/05)
Lloyd A. Willer, 78, of Akron, died Wednesday, June 8, 2005, at the Akron Care Center in Akron. Funeral services were at 10 a.m. today (Tuesday) at Immanuel Lutheran Church, E.L.C.A., in Akron, with the Rev. Glenn Lundahl officiating. Burial was in Riverside Cemetery, with military rites conducted by American Legion Albert E. ...
Melvin Hansen (06/14/05)
Melvin Hansen, 100, of Akron, died Thursday, June 9, 2005, at a Sioux City hospital. Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Monday at Immanuel Lutheran Church, E.L.C.A., in Akron, with the Rev. Glenn Lundahl officiating. Burial was in Riverside Cemetery. Visitation was after 4 p.m. Sunday at the Carlsen Funeral Home - Schroeder Chapel in Akron, with the family present after 6 p.m. and a prayer service at 7 p.m...
Marianne Anderson (06/14/05)
Marianne (Kerr) Anderson, 76, of Akron, died Sunday, June 12, 2005, at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Wesley United Methodist Church in Akron with the Rev. Laurice Streyffeler officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service Wednesday at the church. Arrangements are under the direction of Carlsen Funeral Home-Schroeder Chapel in Akron...
Clara Plagge (06/14/05)
Clara (Berding) Plagge, 92, of Alton, died Sunday, June 12, 2005, at Orange City Health System Long Term Care in Orange City. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Alton with the Rev. John Vakulskas officiating. ...
Margaret E. Francksen (06/13/05)
Margaret E. Francksen, 90, of Le Mars, died early today (Monday), June 13, 2005 at Brentwod Good Samaritan Village in Le Mars.
Roy Vanden Hul (06/13/05)
Roy Vanden Hul, age 82, of Orange City, died Saturday, June 11, 2005, at the St. Luke's Regional Medical Center in Sioux City. Roy was born May 1, 1923, in rural Orange City, the son of Case and Sadie (VanderWaal) Vanden Hul. He was raised at Orange City. He served in the United States Army during World War II...
Helen Tentinger (06/13/05)
Helen Tentinger, 77, of Akron, formerly of Chatsworth, died Friday, June 10, 2005, at her residence in Akron. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Trinity Lutheran Church, E.L.C.A. in Akron with the Rev. Jean Morse officiating. Burial will follow in Union Creek Lutheran Cemetery, rural Akron. ...
Lawrence 'Larry' J. Donlin (06/13/05)
MONROE, Wis. -- Lawrence "Larry" J. Donlin, 66, of Monroe, Wis., died Saturday, June 11, 2005, at his home. Lawrence J. Donlin was born June 21, 1938, in Le Mars, the son of Joseph and Gertrude (Hoffman) Donlin. He was a graduate of Gehlen Catholic High School. Following graduation from high school, he entered the Iowa National Guard...
Rose Heeren (06/10/05)
Rose Heeren, 80, of Le Mars, died Wednesday, June 8, 2005, at Brentwood Good Samaritan Village of Le Mars, following a lengthy illness. The former Rose E. Goebel was born Jan. 24, 1925 .at Le Mars, the daughter of Henry and Mary (Ruhland) Goebel. Rose married Harlan W. ...
Phyllis Small (06/09/05)
Phyllis Small, 82, of Akron, died Tuesday, June 6, 2005, at the Akron Care Center in Akron. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, June 13, at Trinity Lutheran Church, E.L.C.A. in Akron with the Rev. Jean Morse officiating. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery in Akron. Visitation will be Sunday from 2 to 6 p.m., with the family present from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Carlsen Funeral Home - Schroeder Chapel in Akron...
Theda R. Olson (06/09/05)
Theda Ruth Olson, 74, of Seney, died Monday, June 6, 2005, at her home. Theda Ruth Weicht was born March 19, 1931, at Harrisburg, Pa., the daughter of Merle and Ruth (Carney) Weicht. Theda was raised in the Marcus area and graduated from Marcus High School. Following high school, Theda worked for Aalfs Manufacturing in Le Mars. Theda was united in marriage to Calmer Olson on March 15, 1952 at Seney...
Douglas Hoffman (06/07/05)
Douglas Hoffman of Le Mars, died today (Tuesday), June 7, 2005, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars.
Celeste L. Stahmer (06/07/05)
Celeste L. Stahmer, 97, of Le Mars, died Monday, June 6, 2005, at Brentwood Good Samaritan Village in Le Mars.
Maurice Harris (06/07/05)
SIOUX CITY -- Maurice Harris, 86, of Sioux City, died Saturday, June 4, 2005, at Sioux City. Maurice Harris was born Dec. 2, 1918,, in Oklahoma City, Okla., the son of John and Nellie Mae (McKenzie) Harris. He lived in Oklahoma City until the age of five, when the family moved to Sioux City, where he has since resided. He attended Sioux City Public Schools...
Neva L. Lewis (06/06/05)
Neva L. Lewis, 85, of Le Mars, died Friday, June 3, 2005, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Neva Louise Lewis was born Sept. 11, 1919, on a farm near Westfield, the daughter of Bert and Mary (Faust) Hoffman. She attended country school near her home. Following her education, Neva lived with her parents and helped with the housework and the farming...
Evelyn Arne (06/02/05)
Evelyn Arne of Le Mars died Wednesday, June 1, 2005, at her residence.
Eunice Berkenpas (06/02/05)
Eunice Berkenpas, 82, of Le Mars, died Wednesday, June 1, 2005, at Brentwood Good Samaritan Village in Le Mars.
Joseph C. Ruden (06/02/05)
Joseph C. Ruden, 79, of Le Mars, died today (Thursday), June 2, 2005, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Funeral services will be at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. James Catholic Church in Le Mars, with the Rev. James Tigges officiating. Burial will be in St. ...
Chase W. Rosener (06/01/05)
Chase W. Rosener, 10-month-old son of Nicole Roberts of Hinton and Ryan Rosener of South Sioux City, Neb., died Monday, May 30, 2005, at a Sioux City hospital. Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Calvary Lutheran Church in Sioux City, with burial in Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. today (Wednesday), with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m. and a prayer servicea t 7 p.m. at the Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel in Sioux City...
Paula R. Hansen (06/01/05)
MERCER ISLAND, Wash. -- Paula Rosalie Hansen, 95, of Mercer Island, Wash., died Friday, March 25, 2005, at Mercer Island Care & Rehabilitation. Mrs. Hansen was born Dec. 4, 1909, in Le Mars, the daughter of Rose and John Hoffman Sr. Her closest relatives knew her as "Fritzi," and her grandchildren and their friends knew her as "Grandma Maggie."...
Leonard L. Hoffman (06/01/05)
ELK POINT, S.D. -- Leonard Lawrence "Finn" Hoffman, 89, of Elk Point, S.D., and a Westfield area native, died Thursday, May 26, 2005, at Prairie Estates Care Center in Elk Point following a lengthy illness. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at United Parish Church in Elk Point. ...