Obituaries from October 2005
Augusta Gene Jauer
Augusta Gene (Kanan) Jauer, 87, of Hinton, died Thursday, Oct. 27, 2005, after a single-vehicle accident hear her home. Memorial services were at 10 a.m. today (Monday) at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Sioux City. Graveside services were at noon in Calvary Cemetery in Sioux City...
Daren Lee Glanzer
Darren Lee Glanzer, son of Chris and Kathryn (Paulus) Glanzer, was bom and died on Oct. 18, 2005 at Newton Medical Center in Newton, Kan. He suffered from a severe skeletal disorder called Thanatophoric Dysplasia. Members of his family are his parents, Chris and Kathryn Glanzer, Hillsboro, Kan.; his sister and brother, Anna and Paul; his grandparents, Steve and Susan Hopkins, Parker, S.D; his grandmother, Nancy Hassler, Corona, Calif.; his grandfather, James Paulus, Sr., Lander, Wyo.; and his great-grandparents, Emanuel and Mary Glanzer, Bridgewater, S.D., and Jim and Julie Hopkins, Le Mars.. ...
Arnold 'Arnie' Welter
Arnold "Arnie" Welter, 81, of Carroll, and a former longtime Le Mars resident, died unexpectedly Saturday, Oct. 22, 2005, at Boulder, Colo.
Antonette Peppersack, 98, of Marcus, died Sunday, Oct. 23, 2005, at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen.
Wilbur W. Renken
Wilbur W. Renken, 72, of Le Mars, died unexpectedly Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2005, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars.
Mary M. Cook
Mary M. Cook, 91, of Le Mars, and formerly of Kingsley, died Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2005, a Good Samaritan Village, Brentwood Center in Le Mars. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Kingsley with the Rev. Thomas J. Topf officiating. Burial will be in St. Michael's Catholic Cemetery. Visitation begins after 2 p.m. Thursday, with a rosary at 4 p.m. and a Scripture service at 7 p.m., all at the Rohde-Earnest Funeral Home in Kingsley...
Marcine E. Hansen
Marcine E. (Harris) Hansen, 82, of Akron, died Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2005, at the Akron Care Center. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Wesley United Methodist Church in Akron, with the Rev. David Morris officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery. Visitation will be after 3 p.m. today (Friday), with the family present after 6 p.m. and a prayer service at 7 p.m. at the Carlsen Funeral Home-Schroeder Chapel in Akron...
Arlen R. 'Righty' Anderson
Arlen R. "Righty" Anderson, 75, of Le Mars, died Thursday Oct. 13, 2005, at Good Samaritan Village, Brentwood Center in Le Mars. Arlen was born March 25, 1930, rural Spink, S.D., the son of Edward and Martha (Carlson) Anderson. He moved to the Le Mars area as a young child where he grew up. ...
Armella 'Millie' Galles
Armella "Millie" Galles, 89, of Remsen died Friday, Oct. 14 2005, at Happy Siesta Health Care Center at Remsen. The former Armella Ludwig was born April 24, 1916, at rural Remsen, the daughter of James and Mary (Bohnenkamp) Ludwig. Millie was raised in the Remsen area and received her education at St. ...
Michael Holles, 51, of Hospers, died unexpectedly Friday, Oct. 14, 2005, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Hospers with the Rev. John Vakulskas officiating. Burial will be in St. ...
William 'Bill' Braun
William "Bill" Braun, 69, of Le Mars, died Friday, Oct. 14, 2005, at his home. William Ray "Bill" Braun was born Dec. 18, 1935, in Le Mars, the son of Clarence and Myrtle (Schindel) Braun. He attended country school and graduated from Le Mars Central High School in 1954. As a young man, Bill was a member of FFA and 4-H. As an adult, he was a charter member of the L and O Investment Club...
Anita L. Gruhn
Anita L. Gruhn, 33, Remsen, died unexpectedly Thursday, Oct. 13, 2005, at Immanuel Medical Center in Omaha, Neb. The former Anita Schorg was born Aug. 23, 1972, at Le Mars, the daughter of Dennis and Janice (Cook) Schorg. She was raised in Remsen and received her primary education at St. ...
Jennie M. Bremer
Jennie M. Bremer, 100, of Le Mars, died Sunday, Oct. 16, 2005 at Good Samaritan Village, Brentwood Center in Le Mars. Jennie M. Bremer was born Jan. 29, 1905, on a farm near Westfield. She was the oldest daughter of Peter and Margarette (Peterson) Mulder. The family moved to Merrill where Jennie attended school...
Scott J. Kellen
Scott J. "Scooter" Kellen, died unexpectedly at his home Monday, Oct. 17, 2005, at the age of 31. Scott Joseph Kellen was born Sept. 19, 1974, at Le Mars, the son of Lawrence and Doris (Dreckman) Kellen. He was raised in rural Le Mars, attended St. Catherine's - St. Mary's Elementary Schools and graduated from Gehlen Catholic High School in 1993. Scott had been employed with Tyson Foods, and Wells' Dairy Inc., and was currently working for Glenn's Copiers, Inc. in Alton...
Lucille L. Crane
JUNCTION CITY, Kan. -- Lucille L. Crane, 89, died Thursday, Oct. 13, 2005, at Valley View Professional Care Center in Junction City, Kan. Mrs. Crane was born July 29, 1916, in Paullina, Iowa, the daughter of Walter and Marie Baldwin. Lucille was a homemaker...
Jerry E. Cason
Jerry E. Cason, 81, of Kingsley, died Monday, Oct. 10, 2005, at his residence following a lengthy illness. Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at First Lutheran Church in Kingsley. Burial will be at a later date. There will be a time of remembrance with his family from 5 to 7 p.m. today (Wednesday), at Rohde-Earnest Funeral Home in Kingsley. There will be no visitation as the body has been cremated...
Merlyn Niichel, 76, of Spirit Lake and formerly of Alton, died Monday, Oct. 10, 2005, at Orange City Municipal Hospital in Orange City, after a four year battle with cancer. Merlyn Niichel was born Oct. 2, 1929, at Sioux City, the son of John and Marie (Johannes) Niichel. ...
IRETON -- Eva Ellen (Vande Pol) Zalme, 89, of Ireton, died Sunday, Oct. 9, 2005, at the Regency Square Care Center in South Sioux City, Neb., where she had lived the past seven months. Eva Ellen Zalme was born March 6, 1916, to Dick and Etta (Eastman) Vande Pol on a farm between Sioux Center and Lebanon in Sioux County. ...
Kathryn "Tunny" (Burris) Branstrom-Dailey, 77, of Akron, and formerly of Gardena, Calif., died Thursday, Oct. 6, 2005, at Akron Care Center in Akron. Services will be at 7 p.m. today (Monday) at Carlsen Funeral Home-Schroeder Chapel in Akron. Graveside services will be at 4 p.m. Monday at St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery in Akron. Visitation with the family present will be from 6 p.m. until service time at the funeral home...
Alma M. Weinrich Dunnick
Almma M. Weinrich Dunnick, 85, of Hinton, died Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2005, at her residence. The former Alma M. Goss was born Aug. 9, 1920, in Homer, Neb., the daughter of William and Edna (Davis) Goss. Alma graduated from high school in Homer, Neb., and later, NBT Business School in Sioux City...
Norma Louise (Mohning) Miller, 76, of Le Mars, died Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2005, at Brentwood Good Samaritan Village in Le Mars.
Christine Morehead-Ryan, 96, of Akron, died Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2005, at the Akron Care Center in Akron. Christine Clara Morehead-Ryan was born April 24, 1909, on a farm near Akron, the daughter of Barth and Clara (Kallsen) Miller. She was baptized and confirmed into the Christian faith. ...
Lawrence Elliot Wiener
Lawrence Elliot Wiener, 61, of Le Mars, died Saturday, Oct. 1, 2005, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Luke Evangelical Lutheran Church in Sioux City. The Rev. Craig Bock will officiate. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery in Sioux City. ...
Bonnie R. Jennings
Bonnie R. Jennings, 81, of Republic, Mo., and formerly of Le Mars, died Friday, Sept. 30, 2005, at Christian Health Care of Republic. Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Sunday at Republic Church of the Nazarene in Republic. Graveside services were at 10 a.m. today (Monday) at Resthaven Memory Gardens, rural Le Mars. Arrangements were under the direction of Herman H. Lohmeyer Funeral Home in Springfield, Mo...
Cyril 'Cy' Heissel
Cyril "Cy" Heissel, age 75, of Storm Lake, died Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2005, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, after a lengthy illness. Cy was born Jan. 29, 1930, in Le Mars, the son of William and Elizabeth (Mairose) Heissel. He attended school in Merrill, where he graduated from high school in 1948...
LaVerne R. Dowling
LaVerne R. Dowling, 85, of Hawarden, and formerly of Akron, died Saturday, Oct. 1, 2005 at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. LaVerne Rosana Dowling was born June 23, 1920, in Akron, the daughter of Ernest and Anna (Johnson) Anderson. She was baptized into the Christian faith on Aug. ...