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Obituaries from August 2006

Charles D. Rieke (08/29/06)
Charles D. Rieke, 83, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2006, at his home in Le Mars.
Ambrose 'Bud' Holles (08/25/06)
Ambrose "Bud" Holles, 80, of Hospers, died Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2006, at Oak Park Senior Care in Sheldon. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Satuday at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Hospers with the Rev. John Vakulskus officiating. burial will be in St. Anthony Cemetery in Hospers...
Michael "Mike" Miller (08/21/06)
Michael John Miller, 46, of Le Mars, died very unexpectedly Thursday, Aug. 17, 2006. Mike was born Sept. 13, 1959, in Le Mars, the son of Barbara (Schilmoeller) Hansen and the late Herman Miller. He attended Le Mars Community Schools. He then joined the United States Army in 1978 and was honorably discharged in 1980. He married Bethene Plendl on Sept. 15, 1990...
Donald E. Petersen (08/24/06)
WASHINGTON, Iowa -- Donald Eric Petersen, 76 of Washington, died Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2006, following injuries suffered in an automobile accident north of Alexandria, Minn. Donald was born April 8, 1930, in Le Mars, the son of Eric and Vera (Kowalke) Petersen. ...
Aage J. 'A.J.' Miller (08/23/06)
Aage J. "A.J." Miller (pronounced Auggie), 55, of Le Mars, formerly of Marcus, died Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2006, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Funeral services will take place at 1 p.m. Friday at the Le Mars Bible Church. Pastor Fred Gums will officiate. Burial at Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Cherokee will follow a time of lunch of fellowship. Visitation will begin at 12 noon Friday at the church...
Rev. Robert L. Grupp (08/21/06)
The Rev. Robert L. Grupp, 77, of Le Mars, died unexpectedly at his home Saturday, Aug. 19, 2006. The Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars is assisting Bob's family with funeral arrangements. Additional information may be found at www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Donald W. Alesch (08/23/06)
MARCUS -- Donald Walter Alesch, 71, of Marcus, died Monday, Aug. 21, 2006, at the Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen. Don was born Jan. 22, 1935, in rural Marcus, the son of Joseph and Josephine (Braun) Alesch.  He was raised in the Marcus area graduating from Holy Name High School in Marcus in 1952. He served in the U.S. Army from 1954 until 1956 during which part of the time he was stationed in Germany. ...
Bailey G. Hitchler (08/23/06)
Bailey Grace Hitchler, newborn daughter of James and Kara Hitchler of Le Mars, died Monday, Aug. 21, 2006, shortly after birth at Avera-McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D. Private burial will be at Valley View Cemetery, Rock Valley. Porter Funeral Home is assisting the family...
Irma Schietzelt (08/21/06)
Irma Schietzelt, 95, of Le Mars, died Friday, Aug. 18, 2006, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Irma Myriam Esse was born Nov. 19, 1910, in Sioux City, the daughter of Andrew and Effie Esse. Irma began her education in Sioux Falls, S.D., and later moved back to Sioux City where she graduated from Sioux City East High School...
Myrne D. Bogh (08/21/06)
Myrne D. Bogh, 89, of Le Mars, died Thursday, Aug. 17, 2006, at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen. Myrne Della Detloff was born April 28, 1917, on the family farm in rural Plymouth County, the daughter of Edward and Della (Weber) Detloff. Myrne attended and graduated from Le Mars Central High School in 1935. She later furthered her education at Western Union College in Le Mars earning her two-year teacher's degree. She then taught in area schools for the next fifteen years...
Robert D. Puhl (08/21/06)
Robert "Bob" Puhl, 86, of Le Mars, and formerly of Struble, died Monday, Aug. 21, 2006, at Good Samaritan Village in Le Mars after a lengthy illness. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Struble with the Rev. Daniel Greving and the Rev. James Kramper concelebrating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars...
JOHN B . VALENTINE (08/18/06)
John B. Valentine, 66, of Le Mars, died of pancreatic cancer Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2006, at his home surrounded by family. John Brett Valentine was born Jan. 7, 1940 in Buffalo, New York to John A. and Mildred (Hawkins) Valentine. John graduated in 1957 from Norristown High School in Norristown, Penn. ...
MYRNE D. BOGH (08/18/06)
Myrne D. Bogh, 89, Le Mars, of Le Mars, died Thursday, Aug. 17, 2006, at Happy Siesta Nursing Home in Remsen. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Carlsen Funeral Home of Le Mars.
Pamela Schiltz (08/16/06)
Pamela Schiltz, 51, of Remsen, died Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2006, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Remsen. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Friends may call at the visitation beginning at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Fisch Funeral Home in Remsen. There will be a rosary at 3 p.m. by the St. Mary's Guild and a vigil prayer service at 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home...
Ralph Taylor (08/15/06)
Ralph Taylor, 77, of rural Akron, died Monday, Aug. 14, 2006, at the Indian Hills Nursing and Rehab Center in Sioux City.
George Kaiser (08/16/06)
DULUTH, Minn. -- George Carl Otto Kaiser, 96, formerly of North Shore Driver, Duluth, Minn., died Monday, Aug. 14, 2006, in St. Luke's Hospice. George was born Sept. 16, 1909 in Neponset, Ill., the son of Otto and Martha (Prince) Kaiser. At the age of 9, following the death of his mother, the Kaiser family moved to Le Mars, where George cotninued his school years...
John B. Valentine (08/16/06)
John B. Valentine, 66, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2006, at his residence. Arrangements are pending with the Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars.
Irene Schlichte (08/14/06)
Irene Schlichte. 99, of Alton, died Sunday, Aug. 13, 2006, at the Heritage House Nursing Home Orange City. The former Irene Kreber was born May 2, 1907, at Granville, the daughter of August and Clara (Gukeisen) Kreber, Irene was raised and educated in the Granville area. ...
Vernon Eilts (08/10/06)
Vernon Eilts, 75, of Ireton, died suddenly Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2006, by his desk on the family farm. Vernon Eilts was born Dec. 1, 1930, in Hawarden, the son of Lawrence and Emma (Borchers) Eilts. He was baptized and confirmed at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hawarden and graduated from Ireton High School in 1948...
Rosemary Brauch (08/08/06)
Rosemary Brauch, 91, of Le Mars died peacefully with her family at her side on Sunday Aug. 6, 2006, at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. The former Rosemary Hassmann was born April 25, 1915, in Sioux City, the daughter of Fred and Anna ( Mullen) Hassmann. ...
Donna Mae Hegi (08/08/06)
Donna Mae (Schneider) Hegi, 70, of Phoenix, Ariz., and formerly of Akron, did Saturday, Aug. 5, 2006, at Phoenix. Services will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at Trinity Lutheran Church, E.L.C.A. in Akron wiith the Rev. Jean Morse officiating. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery in Akron. Visitation will be after 3 p.m. Wednsday with the family present 6 to 8 p.m. at the Carlsen Funeral Home - Schroeder Chapel in Akron...
Hilda L. Renken (08/07/06)
Hilda L. Renken, 90, of Le Mars, died Friday, Aug. 4, 2006, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Hilda Louise Popken was born Aug. 9, 1915, on the family farm in Grant Township, rural Le Mars, the daughter of Adolph and Clara (Kruse) Popken. She was baptized and confirmed at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, Preston Township. Hilda attended Grant #4 through the eighth grade. As a young girl Hilda worked on the family farm...
Elizabeth Groetken (08/04/06)
Elizabeth Groetken, 101, of Le Mars, died Thursday, Aug. 3, 2006. at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Le Mars, with the Rev. Daniel Greving officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars...
Dorothy L. Ashmore (08/04/06)
Dorothy L. Ashmore, 82, of Le Mars, died Thursday, Aug. 3, 2006, at The Abbey of Le Mars. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the United Methodist Church of Le Mars with the Rev. Jason Larson officiating. Interment will be in Resthaven Memory Gardens Cemetery, rural Le Mars. Visitation will be after 10 a.m. Saturday morning at the church until service time. The Carlsen Funeral Home of Le Mars is assisting the family with arrangements...
Mary Louise Rath (08/01/06)
Mary Louise Rath, 94, of Le Mars, died Monday, July 31, 2006, at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars.
Mary Lorenzen (08/03/06)
Mary K. Lorenzen, 76, of Le Mars, died Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2006, at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars.
Marlin 'Wimpy' McDougall (08/03/06)
Marlin "Wimpy" McDougall, died Juy 7, 2006, at Coon Rapids, Minn. He was a former Le Mars resident and a former Sioux City Golden Gloves champion. He served as a P-38 pilot during World War II, and was stationed in the Philippines. He leaves his wife, Shirley; a son, Bob and his wife, Ann and their child, Joe...
Donald Eric Petersen (08/03/06)
Donald Eric Petersen, 76, of Washington, Iowa, and a former Le Mars resident, died Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2006, following injuries suffered in an automobile accident north of Alexandria, Minn. Services will be held at a later date in Washington. The Jones-Eden Funeral Home of Washington is handling the arrangements...
Ashley Marie Kirby (08/02/06)
Ashley Marie Kirby, infant daughter of Michele and James Kirby of Merrill, was stillborn Monday, July 31, 2006, at St. Luke's Regional Medical Center in Sioux City. Those who will lovingly cherish the memory of Ashley are her parents, James and Michele (Abraham) Kirby of Merrill, and sister Alyssa Kirby of Merrill; maternal grandparents Vern and Pat Abraham of Parker, Colo., and paternal grandparents Key and Vicky Kirby of Sioux Falls, S.D...
Kenzie K. Combs (08/02/06)
Kenzie Kay Combs, infant daughter of Jason and Brenda (Rabey) Combs of Akron, was stillborn Sunday, July 30, 2006, at a Sioux City hospital. Services will be at 10 a.m. today (Wedneday) at Trinity Lutheran Church, E.L.C.A. in Akron. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery. Visitation with the family present was from 9 a.m. until service time today at the church. Arrangements are under the direction of Carlsen Funeral Home-Schroeder Chapel in Akron...
Melissa Juelfs (08/01/06)
Melissa Juelfs, 18, of Sioux City, daughter of Laurie and her husband, Roger Thornley of Le Mars, died Saturday, July 29, 2006, at a Sioux City hospital. Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Huebner Funeral Home in Charter Oak. Graveside services will be 2:30 p.m. Thursday in Rock Branch Cemetery, Correctionville...