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Obituaries from July 2005

Carol M. Bergiin (07/26/05)
Carol M. Bergin, 73, of Le Mars, died Monday, July 25, 2005, at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars.
Franklin J. Tritz (07/27/05)
Franklin J. Tritz, 72, of Remsen, died Monday, July 25, 2005, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Franklin J. Tritz was born Nov. 5, 1932, in Le Mars, the son of Harry and Lucille (Ohlendorf) Tritz. Frank was raised and educated in the Remsen area and graduated from St. ...
Harold J. Barnable (07/26/05)
Harold J. Barnable, 80, of Le Mars, died Sunday, July 24, 2005, at his home in Le Mars following a lengthy illness. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. James Catholic Church in Le Mars. Th Rev. James Tigges will officiate. ...
Ruth M. Book (07/29/05)
Ruth M. Book, 86, of Le Mars, died Sunday July 24, 2005. at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars, following a lengthy illness. The former Ruth Reding was born Sept. 16, 1918, in Newell, the daughter of Edward L. and Letta (Warren) Reding. Ruth grew up in Storm Lake where she graduated from high school. ...
Kenneth A. Probst (07/29/05)
Kenneth A. Probst, 88, of Alton, died Wednesday, July 27, 2005, at Taylor House at Des Moines. Kenneth A. Probst was born May 29, 1917, at rural Alton, the son of Otto and Anna (Konz) Probst. Kenneth was raised in the Alton area and received his education in both the rural school system and St. Mary's Academy in Alton. He was then engaged in farming with his parents...
Pamela Jean Pearson (07/26/05)
Pamela Jean Pearson, 51, of Englewood, Colo., died unexpectedly June 18, 2005, at her home at Englewood. Pamela Jean (Rowe) Pearson was born Dec. 22, 1953, in Fort Dodge, the daughter of Jimmy and Evelyn Rowe. She was baptized and confirmed into the Methodist faith...
Ryan M. Klein (07/25/05)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Ryan M. Klein, 23, of Kansas City, Mo., died Saturday, July 23, 2005. Ryan was born June 7, 1982 in Sioux City, the son of Timothy M. Klein and Kym E. (Sullivan) Klein. Ryan was loved by many and most enjoyed spending time with his two brothers and his many friends. He was a 2000 graduate of Liberty High School and was a senior at UMKC...
Jerry K. Kelly (07/25/05)
Jerry K. Kelly, 66, of Le Mars, died Friday, July 22, 2005, following a massive stroke he suffered on Sunday, July 17. Gerald Kenneth Kelly was born Dec. 13, 1938, in Le Mars, the son of Orrin M. and Frances H. (Hoffman) Kelly. He graduated from Gehlen Catholic High School in 1959. ...
Helen C. Paskert (07/21/05)
Helen C. Paskert, 88, of Le Mars, died today (Thursday), July 21, 2005, at Good Samaritan Village, Brentwood Center in Le Mars. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Le Mars. Visitation will be after 3 p.m. Friday at the Feuerstein Funeral Home in Le Mars. There will be a Christian Mothers rosary at 4 p.m. and a Scriptural wake service at 7 p.m., at the funeral home...
Ronald O. Konz (07/22/05)
Ronald O. Konz, 74, of Alton, died Wednesday, July 20, 2005, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Ronald Konz was born Oct. 13, 1930, at rural Alton, the son of John P. And Theresa (Mousel) Konz. Ronald was raised in the Alton area and received his education at St. Mary's Academy from which he graduated in 1948. He then attended Iowa State College at Ames for two years...
Weldon Ohlendorf, Jr. (07/21/05)
Weldon Ohlendorf, Jr., 60, of Remsen, died Wednesday, July 20, 2005, at his home near Remsen. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Trinity Lutheran Church, rural Marcus, with burial in the parish cemetery. Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. today (Thursday) at the Fisch Funeral Home in Remsen, with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m. and a prayer service at 7 p.m. Visitation will continue Friday from 9:30 a.m. until service time at the church...
Robert L. Trometer (07/21/05)
Robert L. "Bob" Trometer, 65, of Amarillo, Texas, and formerly of Hinton, died Tuesday, July 19, 2005, at Baptist St. Anthony's Hospice in Amarillo following a year-long battle with cancer. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Sioux City. ...
Edward W. Kiewel (07/20/05)
Edward W. "Ed" Kiewel, 89, of Akron, died Thursday, July 14, 2005, at his residence. Funeral services will be at 10:303 a.m. Thursday at Carlsen Funeral Home-Schroeder Chapel in Akron, with the Rev. Dawn Quame of Immanuel Lutheran Church, E.L.C.A. of Akron, officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. today (Wednesday), with the familly present from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home...
Carl Kunkel (07/18/05)
Carl R. Kunkel, 54, of Remsen, died Saturday, July 16, 2005, at his home in Remsen following a lengthy illness. Carl R. Kunkel was born Nov. 16, 1950, at Le Mars, the son of Richard and Dorothy (Wolf) Kunkel. Carl was raised in the Remsen area and received his education at St. ...
Bettie Brodie (07/18/05)
Bettie Brodie, 87, of Spirit Lake, and formerly of Merrill, was surrounded by her family when she died Friday evening, July 15, 2005, a her home after a brief illness with cancer. Margaret Elizabeth Brodie was botrn April 9, 1918, in San Francisco, Calif., the daughter of William and Flora Gearhart. Her father was an attorney and a sliver mine owner; her mother was a semi-professional singer with the San Francisco Opera and worked in the first Chinese art gallery in San Francisco...
Sylvester N. Nemmers (07/18/05)
Sylvester Nicholas Nemmers, 85, of Clive, died Saturday, July 16, 2005, at the Sunnyview Care Center in Ankeny. Sylvester was born June 18, 1920, in Le Mars, the son of Anna (Knewel) and Nicholas. He lived in Sioux City, where he worked for KSCJ as a radio engineer and also operated his own radio and television repair company. In 1965, he moved to Des Moines where he operated several vending services, most recently the Hoover Building Vending Services until he retired in 1991...
Evelyn J. Gabel (07/18/05)
Evelyn J. Gabel 86, of Le Mars, died Sunday, July 17, 2005, at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Evelyn Jeanette Gabel was born June 20, 1919, at rural Le Mars, the daughter of Milton and Lena (Harbst) Gabel. She grew up in the Le Mars area, graduating from Le Mars High School in 1936. ...
Francis 'Fritz' Heissel (07/13/05)
Francis "Fritz" Heissel, 77, of Le Mars, died today (Wednesday), July 13, 2005, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Mauer -- Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars.
Marlene Schindler (07/14/05)
Marlene May (Lubbers) Schindler, 71, of Hebron, Neb., and formerly of Hinton, died Monday, July 11, 2005, at Tabitha Nursing Home in Lincoln, Neb. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Calvary Lutheran Church in Leeds with the Rev. David Schoop officiating. Burial will be in Hillside Cemetery at Merrill. Visitation will be at Calvary Lutheran Church at 9:30 a.m. Friday. Arrangements are under the directio of Christy-Smith Funeral Home in Sioux City...
Paul Roche (07/14/05)
Maurice Paul Roche, 91, of Emmetsburg, died Monday, July 11, 2005, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Maurice Paul Roche, son of John W. and Adele (Zilk) Roche, was born on March 7, 1914, in Riceville. He was educated in Riceville. He attended the University of Iowa and graduated from the Drake University College of Pharmacy. ...
Earl O. Mortensen (07/12/05)
Earl O. Mortensen, 92, of Akron, and formerly of Audubon, died Saturday, July 9, 2005, at a Sioux City hospital. Earl Otto Mortensen was born May 3, 1913, on the family farm near Audubon, the son of Phillip and Margaret (Freeze) Mortensen. He attended country school near Audubon. ...
Marjorie LaBahn (07/12/05)
Marjorie (Mayhew) LaBahn, 86, of Hinton, died Sunday, July 10, 2005, at Embassy Rehab & Care Center in Sergeant Bluff. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Sioux City with the Rev. Leo Kostizen officiating. Burial will follow at Graceland Cemetery in Sioux City. Visitation will be today (Tuesday) from 4 to 8 p.m. with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel in Sioux City. There will be a prayer service at 7 p.m...
Leonard Feldhacker (07/11/05)
Leonard Feldhacker, 83, of Hawarden, and formerly of the Maurice area, died Thursday, July 7, 2005, at Hillcrest Health Care Center in Hawarden. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Struble, with the Rev. William McCarthy officiating. ...
Lonnie R. Detloff (07/11/05)
Lonnie R. Detloff, 37, of Le Mars, died unexpectedly Saturday, July 9, 2005, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Lonnie Ray Detloff was born April 6, 1968, in Le Mars, the son of Randall R. and Paulette E. (Beeck) Detloff. He was baptized and confirmed into the Lutheran faith at St. ...
Clarice L. Beekman (07/08/05)
Clarice L. Beekman, 104, of Peoria, Ariz., and formerly of Le Mars and Sioux City, died July 1, 2005, in Arizona. Clarice was born Dec. 9, 1900, in Mason City, the daughter of John and Lydia (Walther) Stark. She was raised by Mason City, living on a farm her first eight years and then the family moved into town...
Naomi (Kranz) Lawson (07/08/05)
Naomi Carol "Rusty' (Kranz) Lawson, 70, of Springdale, Ark., and formerly of Kingsley, died Sunday, July 3, 2005, at her residence due to health problems. There will be no services.
Kai Kastrup (07/07/05)
BLAIR, Neb. -- Kai Kastrup, 83, of Blair, Neb., died Monday, June 20, 2005, at the Crowell Memorial Home in Blair. Kai Kastrup was born Sept. 29, 1921, in Fyn, Denmark, the son of Edmund and Karene (Andersen) Kastrup. He came to the United States as a six-month-old infant. He was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith and grew up in Laurel, Neb...
John D. Van Wyk (07/07/05)
IRETON -- John D. Van Wyk, 62, of rural Ireton, died suddenly Tuesday, July 5, 2005, at Sioux Center Community Hospital in Sioux Center. Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Ireton, with the Rev. Jeff Swanson officiating. ...
Mary Pauline Clark (07/06/05)
Mary Pauline Clark, 68, of Le Mars, died early Tuesday, July 5, 2005 at The Abbey of Le Mars. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Oakwood Cemetery, near Mongona. Arrangements are with the Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars.
Myrle Truesdell (07/05/05)
Myrle Truesdell, 91, of Le Mars died Friday, July 1, 2005 at Ankeny. Myrle Edward Truesdell was born Feb. 22, 1914, in Alcester, S.D., the son of Edward Rex and Mary (Harding) Truesdell. His grandparents Laura (Hoard) Harding and Reuben Harding were early homesteaders of Alcester. ...
Leona A. Reinking (07/05/05)
Leona A. Reinking, 88, of Kingsley, died Saturday, July 2, 2005, at the Kingsley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. today (Tuesday) at Salem Lutheran Church, rural Correctionville. Pastor Burt Burwell will officiate. ...
Donald Mai Sr. (07/05/05)
Donald Mai Sr., 83, of New Hampton, died Thursday, June 30, 2005, at his home. Donald Bernard Mai, Sr. was born Dec. 8, 1921, at Remsen, the son of Nic and Florentine (Arens) Mai. He was a 1939 graduate of St. Mary's High School in Remsen. On Nov. 10, 1942, he joined the US Army Air Force and served as a Sergeant in the Medical Corp during World War II. ...
Ralph Gabel (07/05/05)
Ralph Gabel, 96, of Le Mars, died Friday, July 1, 2005, at the Brentwood Good Samaritan Village in Le Mars. Ralph Taylor Gabel was born on May 8, 1909, in Preston Township, Plymouth County, the son of John Franklin and Mary (Taylor) Gabel. He attended country school and Le Mars High School. On March 2, 1935, Ralph and Mildred Philips were united in marriage at the Adaville United Brethren Church parsonage, near Merrill...
Raymond R. 'Abe' Atwood (07/01/05)
Raymond R. "Abe" Atwood II, 77, of Le Mars, died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2004, at The Abbey of Le Mars. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 5, 2005, at Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars. Military honors will be provided by American Legion Wasmer Post 241...
Leonard J. Konz (07/01/05)
Leonard Joseph Konz, 88, of Alton, died Thursday, June 30, 2005, at his home in Alton after a brief illness. Leonard Joseph Konz was born Oct. 2, 1916, at Granville, the son of Matthew and Anna (Mousel) Konz. Leonard was raised in the Alton area and received his education at St. ...
Paul F. Kunkel (07/01/05)
Paul F. Kunkel, 68, of Moville, died Tuesday afternoon, June 28, 2005, at his home in Moville, following a brief illness with cancer. Paul F. Kunkel was born June 9, 1937, in Remsen, the son of Edward and Mary (Boever) Kunkel. He was raised in the Kingsley, Alton and Remsen areas where he received his education. He entered military service and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict...