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Obituaries from November 2005

Ethel Stellingwerf (11/28/05)
Ethel Stellingwerf, 89, of Le Mars, died Sunday, Nov. 27, 2005, at the Good Samaritan Village of Le Mars.
Peter Statema (11/28/05)
IRETON -- Peter Statema, 67, of rural Ireton, died suddenly Thursday, Nov. 24, 2005, at the Orange City Health Systems Hospital in Orange City. Peter Statema was born July 12, 1938, to Peter and Anna (Jansma) Statema in Ireton. He was united in marriage to Huibertha "Bertha" Brands on Aug. 4, 1960, in Rock Valley...
Mildred T. Dugan (11/28/05)
Mildred T. Dugan, 96, of Sioux City, died Sunday, Nov. 20, 2005, at a Sioux City hospital. Mildred was born Nov. 15, 1909, in Maple River, Iowa, the daughter of Clem and Anna (Gueteman) Middendorf. She later moved to Breda, where she attended and graduate from St. Bernard Schools. She moved to Le Mars where she worked for JCPenney for two years...
Marie Steen (11/28/05)
Marie Ludwig Tutt Steen, 85, of Remsen, died Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2005, at her home in Remsen. The former Marie Ludwig was born Aug. 13, 1920, at Remsen, the daughter of Cornelius and Mary (Peters) Ludwig. Marie was raised and educated in Remsen and graduated from St. ...
Alfred W. Schenkelberg (11/28/05)
Al Schenkelberg, 86, of Le Mars, died Sunday Nov. 27, 2005, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars, while recovering from surgery. Alfred William Schenkelberg was born June 13, 1919, at Halbur, Iowa, the son of William and Frances (McGrane) Schenkelberg. Al grew up and attended elementary school in Halbur and graduated from high school at Carroll High School...
Warren Van Roekel (11/25/05)
Warren Van Roekel, 85, of Sioux Center, died early Wednesday morning, Nov. 23, 2005, at the Sioux Center Community Hospital in Sioux Center John Warren Van Roekel was born June 10, 1920, on the family farm near Sioux Center, one six sons born to the union of John G. and Sarah (Grotenhuis) Van Roekel. He was baptized and confirmed into the Christian faith. He attended country school near Sioux Center and later high school at Sioux Center High School where he graduated in 1938...
Robert J. Glaser (11/23/05)
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Robert J. Glaser, 81, of St. Paul, Minn., and a Le Mars native, died Nov. 11, 2005, at St. Paul. Robert J. Glaser was born May 5, 1924, in Le Mars, the son of Frank and Hattie (McDougall) Glaser. He graduated from Le Mars High School, attended Westmar College in Le Mars, and the University of South Dakota in Vermillion, where he received his master's degree...
Roger L. Sieverding (11/23/05)
Roger Lee Sieverding, age 73, died Friday, Nov. 18, 2005, at Putnum County Medical Center in Palatka, Fla. Roger Lee Sieverding was born July 11, 1932, in Le Mars, the son of Wilbur and Mary Esther (Schnepf) Sieverding. Roger graduated from St. Joseph's High School in Le Mars. He was a five-year veteran of the U.S. Navy and a member of the American Legion...
Ruth Ellen Kovie (11/23/05)
GRANVILLE -- Ruth Ellen Kovie, 81, of rural Granville, formerly of West Palm Beach, Fla., died Saturday, Nov. 19, 2005, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Ruth Ellen Kovie was born Nov. 8, 1924, in Cleveland, Ohio, the daughter of Horace and Florence (Cosman) O'Rourke. ...
Agnes A. 'Toots' Stusse (11/21/05)
Agnes A. "Toots" Stusse, 93, of Sioux City, and formerly of Hinton, died Thursday, Nov. 17, 2005, at a local nursing home following a brief illness. The former Agnes A. Walston was born May 10, 1912, in Westfield, the daughter of Cecil and Grace (Litterick) Walston. She attended Sioux City schools, graduating from Central High School in 1930...
Dr. J. K. Marriott (11/21/05)
GRANVILLE -- Dr. J. K. Marriott, 87, of Granville, died Friday, Nov. 18, 2005, at Parsons House in Omaha, Neb. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Granville with the Rev. Richard D. Ball officiating. Burial will be in St. ...
Viola B. Kroger (11/17/05)
Viola B. Kroeger, 85, died Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2005, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Funeral services will be Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at Christ Lutheran Church in Remsen with burial following at Resthaven Memory Gardens in Le Mars. Visitation at Christ Lutheran Church in Remsen will be after 3 p.m. on Friday with a 7 p.m. prayer service. Visitation will also be for one hour prior to the Service at the church on Saturday...
Eleanor M. Page (11/17/05)
STANTON, Calif. -- Eleanor May Page, 87, of Stanton, Calif., died Saturday, Nov. 12, 2005, in Stanton. The former Eleanor May Clasen was born July 17, 1918, in Le Mars, the daughter of Herman and Pearl (Diediker) Clasen. Her father farmed south of Le Mars and later owned Clasen Jewelry Store where he worked as a jeweler and watchmaker. ...
Verlin L. Sturtevant (11/14/05)
Verlin L. Sturtevant, 79, of Chatsworth, died Sunday, Nov. 13, at the Akron Care Center in Akron. Funeral services will be at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, at the Carlsen Funeral Home, Schroeder Chapel in Akron with the Rev. Martha Anderson officiating. Inurnment of the cremains will be in Logan Park Cemetery in Sioux City. ...
William J. 'Bill' Arens (11/14/05)
William J. "Bill" Arens, of Le Mars, passed away peacefully on Friday, Nov. 11, 2005, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars, at the age of 51. William Joseph Arens was born Jan. 16, 1954, at Le Mars, the son of Marty and Donna (Wiebersch) Arens. He was raised and educated in Le Mars, graduating from Gehlen Catholic High School in 1972. He then attended Western Iowa Community College in Sioux City, where he graduated with a degree in retail sales...
Roy G. Mathers (11/11/05)
Roy G. Mathers, 83, of Kingsley, died Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2005, at his residence following a brief illness. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the United Congregational Church of Christ in Kingsley, with the Rev. Robert Blair officiating. Burial will be in Kingsley Cemetery. Visitation will be after 2 p.m. today (Friday), with the family present from 5 to 7 p.m. and a prayer service at 7 p.m., at the Rohde-Earnest Funeral Home in Kingsley...
Marion L. 'Mooner' Shappell (11/10/05)
MT. PLEASANT -- Marion L. "Mooner" Shappell, 53, of Mt. Pleasant, died Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2005, at 10:54 p.m. at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City. Born Sept. 23, 1952, in San Diego, Calif., he was the son of Charles L. and Eunice M. (Soto) Shappell. He moved with his family to Mt. ...
Colman Lund (11/07/05)
HUDSON, S.D. -- Colman Lund, 84, of Hudson, S.D., died Sunday, Nov. 6, 2005, at Sioux Valley Hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D. Colman was born April 14, 1921, to Otto and Anna (Lukken) Lund in rural Fairview, S.D. He served his country in the United States Army during World War II. Colman was united in marriage to Alice Lindstedt on Nov. 30, 1951, at Fairview Lutheran Church. Together they farmed near Fairview. Alice died on Dec. 31, 1979...
Borghild 'Bo' Lund (11/07/05)
HUDSON, S.D. -- Borghild "Bo" Lund, 81, of Hudson, S.D., died Saturday, Nov. 5, 2005, at Hudson Health Care Center. Bo was born May 9, 1924, to Nels and Myrtle (McConnel) Homandberg in rural Canton, S.D. She was united in marriage to Clarence Johnson on June 11, 1943, in Dakota City, Neb. Together they lived in rural Fairview, S.D., until moving to Hudson in 1959. Bo was a seamstress and enjoyed quilting. Clarence died Sept. 8, 1978...
Floyd B. Rassel (11/04/05)
MARCUS -- Floyd B. Rassel, 66, of Marcus, died unexpectedly Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2005, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Floyd Burdette Rassel was born Dec. 24, 1938, in Marcus, the son of Frank and Fern (Peck) Rassel. He received his education at Holy Name School. ...