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Obituaries from August 2005

Boyd Kehrberg (08/31/05)
Boyd Kehrberg, 83, of Le Mars, died today (Wednesday), Aug. 31, 2005, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars in charge of arrangements.
Leonard L. Keahi (08/30/05)
Leonard L. Keahi, 58, of Le Mars, died Sunday, Aug. 28, 2005, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. A Celebration of Life service will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at Grace Lutheran in Le Mars with the Rev. Larry Fett officiating. Inurnment will be in the family plot in Hawaii...
Robert Wayne 'Rob' Birkes (08/31/05)
MCPHERSON, Kan. -- Robert Wayne Birkes 42, McPherson, Kan., and a former Le Mars resident died Monday, Aug. 22, 2005. He was an oil field pipeline construction worker. Survivors include his mother, Connie Birkes of McPherson, Kan., and two brothers, Michael Birkes of McPherson and Chris Birkes and wife, Nicci of Roxbury, Kan...
Emma Joy Harpenau (08/31/05)
Emma Joy Harpenau, daughter of Eric and Terra Harpenau, died Aug. 28, 2005 at Sioux Valley Hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D. Although not yet born, she was a beloved member of our family and a joy to her parents and her sister. Now she is in heaven where she can be held, cuddled and loved by God, but she will live on in our hearts forever...
Johnnie Lee Ball (08/30/05)
Johnnie Lee (Klohs) Ball, 78, of rural Boone died Monday, Aug. 29, 2005, at the Mary Greeley Medical Center of Ames. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Trinity Lutheran Church of Boone. Burial will be in the Linwood Park Cemetery of Boone...
Ardith (McKown) Dunnam (08/29/05)
Ardith L. "Ardie" Dunnam, 49, of Le Mars, died unexpectedly Saturday, Aug. 27, 2005, at her home in Le Mars.
Virla DeRaad (08/30/05)
COFFEYVILLE, Kan. -- Virla DeRaad, age 98, of Coffeyville, Kan., died Saturday, Aug. 27, 2005, at Windsor Place in Coffeyville. She was born Feb. 14, 1907, in Seney, the daughter of Charles W. Cook and Martha J. (Reeves) Cook. Virla married Alfred V. DeRaad Dec. 31, 1930, in Le Mars. He preceded her in death on March 15, 1969...
Clara Scholten (08/29/05)
Mrs. Clara Scholten, age 104, of Alton, died Thursday, Aug. 25, 2005, at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Clara was born on Feb. 19, 1901, on a farm near Newkirk, the daughter of Herman and Susan (Vander Pol) Van Zandbergen. On Jan. 22, 1925, she married Gerrit L. ...
Leona Holles (08/23/05)
Leona Holles, 83, of Granville, IA, died Sunday, August 21, 2005, at Orange City Health System, Long Term Care in Orange City. Leona Holles was born October 7, 1921 in rural Hospers, IA, the daughter of Frank and Margaret (Boelens) Robinet. Leona was raised in the Hospers area and received her first year of education in the rural school system and the rest of her education at St. ...
Connie Rounds King (08/22/05)
GREELEY, Colo. -- Connie King, 54, of Greeley, Colo., and a Le Mars native, died Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2005. Connie was born Sept. 12, 1951. She grew up in Le Mars and graduated from Le Community High School in 1970. Survivors include her parents, Dave and Rose Puetz of Le Mrs; her husband, Bob; two childen, Holly and her husband, Randy, and Andy, all of Greeley, Colo.; three brothers, Terry Rounds of Ann Arbor, Mich., Jerry Rounds and his wife, Joan of Crest HIll, Ill., and Ken Rounds of Denver, Colo.; two sisters, Wanda Schroeder and her husband, Tom of Le Mars, and Dorothy Porter and her husband, John, of Sioux City; one granddaughter of Greeley; five nieces; one great-niece and one great-nephew.. ...
Stan Frerichs (08/24/05)
Stan Frerichs, 70, of Le Mars, died Saturday, Aug. 20, 2005, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Stanley Henry Frerichs was born Sept. 19, 1934, on a farm in Plymouth County, the son of Claus B. and Minnie (Satthoff) Frerichs. He was raised and educated in the Le Mars area, graduating from Le Mars Community High School in 1952. ...
Virgil D. Schramm (08/15/05)
Virgil D. Schramm, 72, of Le Mars, longtime owner of Sweet 16 Bowling Lanes in Le Mars, died Friday, Aug. 12, 2005, at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. A memorial service will be held at a later date. The Mauer - Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars is in charge of arrangements...
Katie Rohmiller (08/17/05)
Katie Rohmiller, 24, of Le Mars died suddenly Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2005, from injuries in an auto accident near Sioux City.
Claribel E. Larson (08/17/05)
AMES -- Claribel E. Larson, 95, of Ames, died Thursday, July 7, 2005, at Northcrest Retirement Community in Ames. Claribel E. Larson was born Sept. 13, 1909, in Spragueville, the daughter of Harry S. and Hattie C. (Schroeder) Paup. She married Joseph T. Larson on Jan. 19, 1941, in Preston...
Warren G. Stamp (08/15/05)
Warren G. Stamp, M.D., 78, died Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2005, at The Colonnades in Charlottesville, Va. He was born Sept. 21, 1926, in Le Mars. Dr. Stamp graduated from high school in Le Mars and served in the U.S. Navy from 1944 to 1946. He graduated from Westmar College in Le Mars. He is also a graduate of the University of Iowa Medical School and interned at Detroit Receiving Hospital. He was a resident in surgery and orthopaedic surgery at Harper and Barnes Hospitals in Detroit and St. Louis...
Lawrence A. Sanow (08/15/05)
Lawrence A. Sanow, 82, of Le Mars, died Friday, Aug. 12, 2005, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Lawrence A. Sanow was born Nov. 15, 1922, in Tilden Township, rural Cherokee County, the son of Otto and Olive (Peters) Sanow. He was baptized and confirmed in the Christian faith. ...
Teresa A. Schnepf (08/12/05)
Teresa A. Schnepf, 79, of Le Mars, died unexpectedly Thursday Aug. 11, 2005, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. The former Teresa Anita Berns was born April 20, 1926 in Garnavillo, the daughter of Herman and Anna (Hoeger) Berns. She was raised in the Garnavillo area and attended St. ...
Beverly Held (08/10/05)
Beverly Held, 72, of Hinton, died Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2005, at the Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Brunsville with the Rev. Dan Gerrietts officiating. Burial will be in St. Peter's Cemetery.
Alfred G. Huls (08/11/05)
Alfred G. Huls, 88, of Akron, died Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2005, at his residence. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Akron with Msgr. Richard Zenk officiating. Burial will follow in St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery in Akron...
Rev. Duane M. Pridey (08/12/05)
SALINA, Kan. -- The Rev. Duane M. Pridey, 82, of Salina, Kan., died Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2005, at Salina. He served as pastor of the Free Methodist Church in Le Mars from 1973-1976. Survivors include his wife, Ruth. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. ...
Donald L. Kiewel (08/12/05)
Donald L. Kiewel, 55, of Brooksville, Fla., and formerly of Akron, died unexpectedly Friday, Aug. 5, 2005, at his residence. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Riverside Cemetery in Akron with the Rev. Dawn Quame of Immanuel Lutheran Church officiating. Military rites will be conducted by the American Legion Albert E. Hoschler Post 186 of Akron. There will be no visitation. Arrangements are under the direction of the Carlson Funeral Home-Schroeder Chapel in Akron...
Vernon C. Nelle (08/12/05)
Vernon Charles Nelle, 86, of Oceanside, Calif., died Monday, July 25, 2005. Vernon C. Nelle was born Nov. 30, 1918, in Le Mars, the son of Edward and Carrie Nelle. He was raised in Le Mars and was active in the high school band. He continued to play tuba during the big band era throughout the midwestern states, traveling with his group from town to town on weekends...
Dr. Harry L. Vander Stoep (08/10/05)
Dr. Harry L. Vander Stoep, 95, longtime physician and surgeon, died Tuesday Aug. 9, 2005, at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Funeral Services are pending at the Feuerstein Funeral Home in Le Mars.
Jeannie Steinbrueck (08/10/05)
Jeannie Steinbrueck, 59, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2005, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. James Catholic Church in Le Mars with the Rev. James Tigges officiating. Burial will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 15, at Mandan Union Cemetery in Mandan, N.D...
Geraldine Andersen (08/10/05)
Geraldine F. Andersen, 71, of Glendale, Ariz., died Monday, Aug. 8, 2005, at Glendale following a lengthy illness of COPD. She was born Oct. 21, 1933, at Hospers, the daughter of Vincent and Florentine Penning. She was raised and educated in the Granville, and graduated from St. ...
LeRoy W. Bunkers (08/09/05)
LeRoy W. Bunkers, 87, of Remsen, died Thursday, Aug. 4, 2005, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. LeRoy W. Bunkers was born June 10, 1918, at rural Remsen, the son of Joseph and Mary (Bohlke) Bunkers. LeRoy was raised in the Remsen area and received his education at St. Mary's Catholic School in Remsen. He was then employed with his parents in the operation of Bunkers Dairy in Remsen...
Raymond H. Tapper (08/09/05)
Raymond H. Tapper, 86, of Le Mars, died Friday, Aug. 5, 2005. at the Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Raymond H. Tapper was born Oct. 7, 1918, in Akron, the son of John and Lillian (Kallsen) Tapper. Raymond was baptized in the Lutheran faith on Nov. ...
Lulu A. Keuck (08/09/05)
Lulu A. Kueck, 91, of Hawarden, and formerly of Sioux City, died Thursday, Aug. 4, 2005, at Hillcrest Health Care Center in Hawarden. Lulu was born April 10, 1914, near Hubbard, Neb., the daughter of Otto F. and Anna (Roost) Keuckk. She was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith...
Margaret E. Kennedy (08/09/05)
Margaret Kennedy of Le Mars, died Sunday, Aug. 7, 2005, at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars at the age of 101. The former Margaret Estelle Lite was born April 18, 1904 in Le Mars, the daughter of Charles and Anna (Dominic) Lite. Her mother died when Margaret was two years old and then she was raised by her paternal grandparents. ...
Herman A. Miller (08/04/05)
Herman A. Miller, 90, of Le Mars, died Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2005, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Mauer -- Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars.
Kim Nicholson-Tufte (08/05/05)
JACKON, Wyo. -- Kim Nicholson-Tufte, 47, daughter of former Struble resident Jack Nicholson, died July 4, 2005, at her home in Jackson, Wyo., of cardiac arrest. Kim was born at the U.S. Army Hospital in Augsburg, Germany and was the second child of LT and Mrs. ...
Dale R. Holtz (08/03/05)
Dale R. Holtz, 70, of Merrill, died Saturday, July 30, 2005, at his home in Merrill. Dale Ray Holtz was born Dec. 2, 1934, in Sioux City, the son of Arthur C. and Faith V. (Norton) Holtz. Dale attended school in Hinton and later Merrill. He served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean Conflict. While serving in Korea, Dale was wounded and received two Purple Heart medals along with several other combat awards. He was honorably discharged in January 1955...
Dale R. Holtz (08/02/05)
Dale R. Holtz, 70, of Merrill, died Saturday, July 30, 2005 at his home in Merrill. Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at the Merrill United Methodist Church with the Rev. Benjamin Meek officiating. Interment will be in Hillside Cemetery, Merrill. Visitations will be after 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars with the family present after 5 p.m. to greet friends followed by a 7 p.m. prayer service...
Bruce R. Smith (08/03/05)
MILTONA, Minn. -- Bruce Roland Smith, 87, of Miltona, Minn., died Monday, Aug. 1, 2006, at Douglas County Hospital in Alexandria, Minn. Bruce Roland Smith was born April 4, 1918, in Sioux City, the son of now departed George Frank Smith and Mary Doyle (Sires) Smith. He attended Central High School in Sioux City and Refrigeration Mechanics School in Chicago prior to the outbreak of World War II...
Mary Ann Foster (08/01/05)
Mary Ann ( Turman Sherwood) Foster, 78, of Kingsley, died Thursday, July 28, 2005, at a Sioux City hospital. Funeral services were at 10:30 a.m. Monday at United Methodist Church in Kingsley, with the Rev. Paul Evans officiating. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. today (Monday) in Graceland Park Cemetery, Sioux City. Visitation was after 2 p.m. Sunday with the family present 5 to 7 p.m. At Rohde-Earnest Funeral Home in Kingsley...
Gene Wakeman (08/01/05)
HAWARDEN -- Willis Eugene "Gene" Wakeman, 75, of Hawarden, died Thursday, July 28, 2005, at Orange City Municipal Hospital in Orange City following a brief fight with cancer. Funeral services were at 10:30 a.m. today (Monday) at Hawarden Community Church with the Rev. ...