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Obituaries from July 2006

Harold L. Baldes (07/31/06)
Harold L. Baldes, a Le Mars native and lifelong resident, died Sunday July 30, 2006, at Plymouth Manor in Le Mars, at the age of 89.
Joan Ney (07/31/06)
Joan Ney, 63, of Granville, died unexpectedly Wednesday, July 26, 2006, at her home near Granville. The former Joan Blatt was born Sept. 13, 1942, at Le Mars, the daughter of William and Luella (Kobberman) Blatt. Joan was raised in Remsen and received her education at St. Mary's Catholic School from which she graduated in 1960. She then attended Stewards School of Cosmetology at Sioux City, from which she graduated in 1961...
Callista Frederes (07/31/06)
Callista Frederes, 90, of Remsen, died Sunday, July 30, 2006, at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Remsen. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery at Remsen. Friends may call anytime after 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Fisch Funeral Home in Remsen. There will be at rosary at 3 p.m. by St. Mary's Guild and a vigil prayer service at 7:30 p.m...
Larry G. Trometer (07/31/06)
HIBBING, Minn. -- Larry G. Trometer, 60, of Hibbing, Minn., and a Le Mars native, died Thursday, July 27, 2006, at St. Raphael's Health and Rehabilitation Center in Eveleth, Minn. Larry was born Oct. 9, 1945 in Le Mars, the son of Duane and Lucretia (Taylor) Trometer. ...
Orville Schuster (07/24/06)
Orville Schuster, 73, of Le Mars, died Sunday, July 23, 2006, at his residence after a lengthy illness. Orville was born Feb. 23, 1933, on the family farm in the Remsen area, the son of Joe and Helen (Reith) Schuster. He attended a country school for several years and then transferred to St. ...
Ruth Rembe (07/25/06)
Ruth Frances Rembe, 92, of Hermiston, Ore., died Monday, July 24, 2006, at her home in Hermiston. Ruth Frances Rembe was born at Moville, on Oct. 2, 1913, the daughter of Frank and Carrie Espe Leesley. Ruth and her husband Louis had lived at Sioux City for 60 years. They were married Nov. 24, 1938 in Elk Point, S.D. They were members of Morningside Lutheran Church in Sioux City...
Marjorie 'Marge' Murphy (07/25/06)
Marjorie "Marge" Murphy, 76, of Granville, died Sunday, July 23, 2006, at Orange City Area Health System. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Granville with the Rev. Richard D. Ball officiating. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery in Granville...
Frank H. Peppersack (07/24/06)
Frank H. Peppersack, 94, of Le Mars, died Friday, July 21, 2006, at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen. Frank was born Dec. 17, 1911, in St. Leo, Minn., the son of Bernard and Mary (Rolfes) Peppersack. As a young child his family moved to a farm 10 miles west of Le Mars. ...
Lillian L. Waddell (07/24/06)
Lillian Lucinda Waddell, 64, of Sioux City, died Thursday, July 20, 2006, at a Sioux City hospital following an extended illness. Lillian was born Feb. 17, 1942, in Sioux City, the daughter of Edwin H. and Evelyn A. (Horn) Hammers. She married Gary E. Fehrman in May 1958 in Sioux City. Gary preceded her in death in August 1959 in Seattle, Wash...
Fred Grosenheider (07/20/06)
Fred Grosenheider, 91, of Le Mars, died Wednesday, July 19, 2006, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars.
Margaret K. Brenner (07/20/06)
Margaret K. Brenner, 86, of Seven Hills, Ohio, died Sunday, July 16, 2006, in Cleveland, Ohio. Margaret K. Brenner (nee Osweiler) was born Jan. 6, 1921, in Marshall Minn. She served as a U.S. Army nurse during World War II, and retired from Parma Hospital in Parma, Ohio...
Artha H. Bomgaars (07/18/06)
Artha H. Bomgaars, 96, of Le Mars, died Monday, July 17, 2006, at Park Place Estates in Le Mars.
Carter Wayne Weatherford (07/19/06)
Carter Wayne Weatherford, 70, of Washburn, Mo., died Sunday, July 16, 2006, at the Red Rose Inn in Cassville, Mo. Carter Weatherford was born Aug. 12, 1935, in Sommerville, Tenn., the son of Carter Lewis Weatherford and Ida Mae (Sandefur) Weatherford. He married former Le Mars resident Sandra Calkins on May 25, 1975...
Grace M. Feuerhelm (07/18/06)
Grace M. Feuerhelm, 90, of Merrill, died Sunday, July 16, 2006, at Good Samaritan Village (Brentwood) in Le Mars. Grace Margaret Tindall was born March 22, 1916, on the family farm in Johnson Township to Adam and Lizzie (Grebner) Tindall. Grace was baptized and confirmed at the Adaville United Brethren Church. She attended country school in Johnson Township and graduated from Akron High School in 1934...
Carol A. Hale (07/18/06)
Carol A. Hale, 63, of Des Moines, died July 15, 2006, at her home. Carol was born in Des Moines and had lived in Le Mars for 25 years until she returned to Des Moines in 2000. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, family and friends. She liked to do embroidery and bowl...
Maxine Beck (07/17/06)
Maxine Beck, 90, of Hinton, died Friday, July 14, 2006, at Sunrise Retirement Community in Sioux City. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Trinity Lutheran Church, rural Hinton, with the Rev. David P. Kottlowski officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitations will be after 3 p.m. Tuesday, with the family present after 6 p.m., and prayer service at 7 p.m., all at the church. The Carlsen Funeral Home of Le Mars and Akron is in charge of arrangements...
Harold I. Johnson (07/17/06)
Harold I. Johnson, 86, of Remsen, died Thursday, July 13, 2006, at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen. Funeral services were at 10:30 a.m. today (Monday) at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Remsen with the Rev. Willliam McCarthy officiating. Burial was in St. Mary's Cemetery in Remsen, with graveside military honors conducted by Post 220 American Legion and Post 3328 V.F.W...
Grace M. Feuerhelm (07/17/06)
Grace Mary Feuerhelm, 90, of Merrill, died Sunday, July 16, 2006, at Good Samaritan Village (Brentwood) in Le Mars. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Adaville United Methodist Church, rural Merrill. Burial will be in Pleasant Valley Cemetery, rural Merrill...
Loren Lehrman (07/17/06)
Loren Lehrman, 66, of Canova, S.D., and former Maurice and Orange City area resident, died Thursday, July 13, 2006, at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester, Minn. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. today (Monday) at Grace Lutheran Church in Le Mars with the Rev. Larry Fett officiating. Interment will be in Resthaven Memory Gardens, rural Le Mars. Visitation will Monday from 11 a.m. until service time at the church...
Fred Coffelt (07/14/06)
HAWARDEN -- Fred Coffelt, 55, of HAWARDEN, died Wednesday, July 12, 2006, at his residence following a lengthy battle with cancer. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Trinity Lutheran Church n Hawarden with the Rev. Todd Bunge officiating. burial will be in Grace Hill Cemetery, with military rites conducted by the HAWARDEN American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars. ...
Ann Plate (07/14/06)
Ann Plate, 59, of Le Mars, died Wednesday, July 12, 2006, at St. Luke's Regional Medical Center in Sioux City following a lengthy illness. Olive Ann Goodwin was born March 31, 1947, in Cherokee, the daughter of Wesley and Irene (Stoneking) Goodwin. She was raised in Sioux City and attended Central High School. ...
Frank Beckmann (07/13/06)
Frank Elmer Beckmann, 90, of Remsen, died Tuesday, July 11, 2006, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Frank Elmer Beckmann was born Oct. 22, 1915, at rural Remsen, the son of William and Mary (Stunebeck) Beckmann. Frank was raised in the Remsen area and received his education at St. Mary's Catholic School in Remsen. He farmed his entire life in the Remsen area...
Virginia R. Swift (07/11/06)
Virginia R. Swift, 79, of Akron, died Monday, July 10, 2006, at a Sioux City hospital. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church in Akron. Burial will be at a later date in Riverside Cemetery in Akron. Visitation will be after 3 p.m. Wednesday, with the family present after 6 p.m. and a prayer service at 7 p.m., at the church. Visitation will resume one hour prior to the service Thursday at the church...
Francis D. Donlin (07/06/06)
Francis D. "Fritz" Donlin, 55, of rural Merrill, died peacefully at his home Wednesday, July 5, 2006, following a battle with cancer. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Feuerstein Funeral Home in Le Mars. Burial will be in Assumption Catholic Cemetery in Merrill...
Irma Lenton (07/07/06)
RANDOLPH, Neb. -- Irma (Copple) Lenton, 101, of Randolph, Neb., died Wednesday July 5, 2006, at Colonial Manor Nursing Home in Randolph, Neb. Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at United Methodist Church in Randolph with Pastor Samm Johnston officiating. Inurnment will be at the Randolph Cemetery, Randolph, Neb. Visitation will be 10:30 a.m. until service time Saturday at the church...
Louis J. Mattas (07/06/06)
Louise J. Mattas, 88, of Sergeant Bluff, died Thursday, June 29, 2006, at the Floyd House Assisted Living in Sergeant Bluff. Louise Jeanette Mattas was born Oct. 26, 1917, near Hinton, the daughter of Henry and Ellen (Taylor) Funk. On Oct. 8, 1941, she married Joseph "Jack" Mattas in Dakota City, Neb. Louise worked as a nurse's aide at the Brentwood Care Center in Le Mars. She later worked at the Westwood Nursing and Rehab, and retired from Casa De Paz Nursing Home...
Fred R. Claesson (07/05/06)
Fred R. Claesson, 87, of Le Mars and formerly of Akron, died Tuesday, July 4, 2006, at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Memorial services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at Immanuel Lutheran Church, E.L.C.A. in Akron with the Rev. Dawn Quame officiating. ...
Regina Popken (07/03/06)
Regina Popken, of Akron, died Sunday, July 2, 2006, at Sioux Valley Hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D.
James 'Jay' Feller (07/03/06)
James "Jay" Feller, 67, Rapid City, S.D., died Sunday June 25, 2006, at Rapid City Regional Hospital. Jay was born June 22, 1939, in Le Mars, the son of Peter and Dorothy (Dominick) Feller. He grew up on a farm near Oyens. He attended St. Catherine's grade school in Oyens and graduated from Central High School in Le Mars...
Joyce A. Lanagan (07/03/06)
Joyce A. (Woodley) Lanagan, 78, of Sioux City, and a Merrill native, died Friday, June 30, 2006, at a Sioux City nursing home following a lengthy illness. Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel in Sioux City, with the Rev. Craig Collison officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home...