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Obituaries from March 2006

Ruth Anna Dorr (03/29/06)
Ruth Anna Dorr, 96, of Remsen, died Tuesday, March 28, 2006, at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen.
Donald J. Thoma (03/29/06)
Donald J. Thoma, 88, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, March 28, 2006, at Good Samaritan Village (Brentwood) in Le Mars.
Minnie H. Doering (03/28/06)
Minnie H. Doering, 96, of Le Mars, died Sunday, March 26, 2006, at the Good Samaritan Village in Le Mars. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 1, at Christ Lutheran Church (Grant Township), rural Le Mars. The Rev. Dan Gerrietts will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. Friday at the Mauer - Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars. The family will be present from 6 to 8 p.m. and there will be a prayer service at 7 p.m...
Sister Ruth Agnes Ahlers (03/29/06)
Sister Ruth Agnes Ahlers, 89, of Dubuque, and a Le Mars area native, died Monday, March 27, 2006, at Holy Family Hall in Dubuque. She was born Feb. 12, 1917, at Le Mars, the daughter of Henry J. and Katherine (Nuel) Ahlers. Sister taught many years at Briar Cliff College in Sioux City...
Marvin J. Schoen (03/28/06)
Marvin J. Schoen, 84, of Merrill, died Sunday, March 26, 2006, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Marvin John Schoen was born April 18, 1921, in Craig, the son of Henry and Kathrina (Heien) Schoen. Marvin was united in marriage to Juanita Blackmore on Feb. 22, 1941, at Merrill. He was a farmer, truck driver, and grain elevator operator...
John T. 'Tom' Boyle (03/27/06)
John T. "Tom" Boyle, 88, of Le Mars, died Friday, March 24, 2006, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars.
Alice M. Schlichte (03/27/06)
Alice M. Schlichte, 77, of Craig, died Saturday, March 25, 2006, at Good Samaritan Village (Brentwood) in Le Mars, following a lengthy battle with cancer. The former Alice Mae Ahlers was born Sept. 8, 1928, on the family farm near Granville, the daughter of Henry and Frances (Schneider) Ahlers. ...
Thelma Ladenberger (03/27/06)
Thelma Ladenberger, 94 of San Diego, Calif., and formerly of Le Mars, died Saturday, March 25, 2006 at the Point Loma Convalescent Home in San Diego. The Mauer - Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars is assisting Thelma's family with funeral arrangements.
Minnie Doering (03/27/06)
Minnie Doering, 96, of Le Mars, died Sunday, March 26, 2006, at the Good Samaritan Village in Le Mars. The Mauer - Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars is assisting Minnie's family with funeral arrangements.
William 'Bill' W. Dalton (03/22/06)
William "Bill" W. Dalton, 93, of Kingsley, died Monday, March 20, 2006, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Rohde-Earnest Funeral Home in Kingsley, with the Rev. Paul Evans of the Kingsley United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Kingsley Cemetery. Visitation will be after 2 p.m. Thursday, with the family present 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home...
Mary L. Ten Napel (03/24/06)
Mary L. Ten Napel, 48, of Orange City, and a former Ireton area resident, died Tuesday, March 21, 2006, at the Sioux Center Community Hospital. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Satuday at First Reformed Church in Maurice with the Rev. Jonathan Opgenorth officiating. Burial will follow at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Ireton. Visitation begins at 2:30 p.m. today (Friday), with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City...
Robert H. Simmons (03/22/06)
Robert H. (Bob) Simmons, 82, of Quitman, Texas, and formerly of Le Mars, died Thursday, March 16, 2006, in Richardson, Texas.
Donna Hoefling (03/21/06)
Donna Hoefling, 67, of rural Marcus, died Sunday, March 19, 2006, at her home. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Holy Name Catholic Church in Marcus, with the Rev. Eugene Murray officiating. Burial will follow at Holy Name Catholic Cemetery in Marcus. ...
Joan A. Van Nimwegen Simpson (03/20/06)
oan A. (Van Nimwegen) Simpson, 80, of Hoover, Ala., died Feb. 28, 2006. Joan A. Van Nimwegen was born Nov. 20, 1925, in Merrill. She was a 1943 graduate of Le Mars High School. She moved to Birmingham, Ala., from California where she had been an executive secretary in the aerospace field. She was a former member of the Boards of the Shelby County Attention Home, Shelby County Hospital, Birmingham Aero Club and Southern Museum of Flight...
Mary L. Sidles (03/16/06)
Mary L. Sidles, 66, of Le Mars, died Wednesday, March 15, 2006, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Funeral services will take place at 3 p.m. Friday at the Mauer - Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars. Burial will follow at Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home...
Dominic Schroeder (03/17/06)
Dominic Schroeder, 89, of Remsen, died Thursday, March 16, 2006, at his home in Remsen. Dominic Schroeder was born Dec. 7, 1916, at rural Remsen, the son of John and Mary (Loutsch) Schroeder. He was raised in the Remsen area and received his education in both the rural school system and St. Mary's Catholic School in Remsen. He was then engaged in farming with his parents...
Donald E. Mortensen (03/15/06)
Donald E. "Don" Mortensen, 64, of Akron, died unexpectedly Monday, March 13, 2006, at a Sioux City hospital. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Wesley United Methodist Church in Akron. Burial will be in Plymouth Presbyterian Cemetery, rural Le Mars...
Thelma Moeller (03/15/06)
Mrs. Alfred F. (Thelma) Moeller, Jr., 86, of Omaha, Neb., and a former longtime Remsen resident passed away peacefully Tuesday March 14, 2006, at Bergan Mercy Medical Center in Omaha, following a lingering illness. The former Thelma Louise Banks was born Jan. ...
Marguerite 'Marge' Carley (03/13/06)
Marguerite "Marge" Carley, 92, of Le Mars, died today (Monday) March 13, 2006, at the Good Samaritan Village of Le Mars.
Jean I. Dandurand (03/13/06)
Jean I. Dandurand Jean I. Dandurand, 92, of Reynoldsburg, Ohio, died Friday, March 10, 2006, at her home in Reynoldsburg. A time of visitation and sharing with the family will take place from 10 a.m. to 12:00 noon Friday, March 17, at the Mauer - Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars. A graveside service will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars. The Mauer - Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars is assisting Jean's family with arrangements.
Anna H. Charlson (03/13/06)
Anna H. Charlson, 86, of Le Mars, died early Sunday, March 12, 2006, at the Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Anna Henrietta Grosenheider was born Jan. 18, 1920, on the family farm in Grant Township, rural Le Mars the daughter of Emil and Anna (Pageler) Grosenheider. ...
Melvin V. Engelbrecht (03/13/06)
Melvin V. Engelbrecht, 83, of Le Mars, died Saturday, March 11, 2006, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Melvin Vernon Engelbrecht was born Nov. 2, 1922, in rural Remsen, the son of John Detlof Engelbrecht and Olea (Wevik) Engelbrecht. He was baptized and confirmed at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Remsen. He graduated from Remsen High School in 1939. Melvin was united in marriage to Lavonne Jacobs on Feb. 21, 1946, at St. John's Lutheran Church, Preston Township, rural Akron...
Herman J. Ahlers (03/13/06)
Herman J. Ahlers, 91, of Remsen, died Friday, March 10, 2006, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Herman J. Ahlers was born Jan. 6, 1915, in Granville, the oldest son of of Herman and Josephine (Koch) Ahlers. Herman was raised in the Granville area and attended St. Mary's Academy in Alton where he boarded and was educated by the nuns...
Gerrit Zomermaand (03/13/06)
Gerrit Zomermaand, 87, of Struble, died Thursday, March 9, 2006, at his residence. Gerrit John Zomermaand was born March 20, 1918, to Egbert and Petranella (Van Voorst) Zomermaand in Rock Valley. He was one of 15 children including his twin sister, Henrietta Niemeyer...
Evelyn M. Egdorf (03/13/06)
Evelyn M. Egdorf, 82, of Hinton, died Friday, March 10, 2006, at the Good Samaritan Village in Le Mars. Evelyn Margaret Egdorf was born Feb. 15, 1924, at Broken Bow, Neb. As an infant, she was adopted by Alfred and Vinus (Fuller) Robson. Her parents raised her in the Thayer, Neb., area where she graduated from high school. Evelyn also attended 26 weeks of college prior to the onset of World War II...
Mary Ann Sorgdrager (03/08/06)
Mary Ann Sorgdrager, 53, of La Mesa, Calif., formerly of Le Mars, died Tuesday, March 8, 2006, at Magnolia Special Care in El Cajon, Calif. The Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars is assisting Mary's family with funeral arrangements.
Wilma M. Ronsiek (03/08/06)
HAWARDEN - Wilma M. (Hazel) Ronsiek, 74, of Hawaden, died Monday, March 6, 2006, at Good Samaritan Village in Sioux Falls, S.D. 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 will be after noon Thursday, with the family present 6 to 8 p.m. at the church. Arrangements are under the direction of Porter Funeral Home in Hawarden...
Ross D. Reinking (03/08/06)
Ross Dean Reinking, 85, of Kingsley, died Monday, March 6, 2006, at Kingsley Nursing and Rehab Center. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m Thursday at Salem Lutheran Church, rural Correctionville, with the Rev. Bert Burwell A.i.M. officiating. Burial will be in Kingsley Cemetery. Visitation will be after 2 p.m. today (Wednesday) with the family present 5 to 7 p.m. and a prayer service at 6 p.m., at Rohde-Earnest Funeral Home in Kingsley...
Roxanne E. Ahlrich (03/06/06)
Roxanne E. Ahlrich, 51, of Le Mars, died suddenly at her home on Friday, March 3, 2006. Roxanne Elaine Ahrendt was born April 25, 1954, in Le Mars, the daughter of Carl G. and Kathryn (Marienau) Ahrendt. Roxanne was baptized and confirmed at Christ Lutheran Church. She began her education in Struble, and from the 6th grade until graduation in Le Mars. She graduated from Le Mars Community High School in 1972. Roxanne was united in marriage to Rick Ahlrich in September 1971...
Anh Hang (03/06/06)
Anh Hang, 42, of Le Mars, died Thusrday, March 2, 2006, at Burgess Health Center in Onawa. A funeral service will be held at 9 a.m. Wednesday, March 8, at Rush Family Chapel at Onawa, with burial in Onawa Cemetery.
Herman B. Renken (03/06/06)
Herman B. Renken, 96, of Akron, died Thursday, March 2, 2006, at Sunset Manor in Irene, S.D. Funeral services were at 10:30 a.m. today (Monday) at Trinity Lutheran Church, E.L.C.A. in Akron with the Rev. Jean Morse officiating. Burial was in Riverside Cemetery, Akron...
Emma Marie Tyer (03/06/06)
Emma Marie (Hansen) Tyer, 85, of Kingsley, died Friday, March 3, 2006, at Kingsley Nursing and Rehab Center. Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Church of the Nazarene in Climbing Hill, with chaplain Glen Houts Jr. officiating. Burial will be in Westfork Township Cemetery, Climbing Hill. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. today (Monday), with a prayer service at 7 p.m., at Christy-Smith McCulloch Chapel in Moville...
Frances L. DePree (03/01/06)
Frances L. DePree, 92, of Whiting, and formerly of Le Mars, died Sunday, Feb. 26, 2006, at Pleasant View Care Center at Whiting. A private family burial was at Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars. Arrangements were under the direction of Rush Family Care Service in Onawa...
Roman P. Tentinger (03/01/06)
Roman P. Tentinger, 91, of Remsen, died Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2006, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Roman P. Tentinger was born July 1, 1914, at rural Remsen, the son of William and Kathryn (Ludwig) Tentinger. Roman was raised in the Remsen area and received his education at St. Catherine's Catholic School in Oyens and later at St. Mary's Catholic School in Remsen. He then assisted his father in farming...
John W. Cole (03/01/06)
John W. "Johnny" Cole, 88, of Kingsley, died Sunday, Feb. 26, 2006, at Kingsley Nursing and Rehab Center. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Kingsley, with the Rev. Thomas J. Topf officiating. Burial will be in St. Michael's Catholic Cemetery...