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Obituaries from July 2007

Joe Barger (07/31/07)
Joe Barger, 86, of Bozeman, Mont., died Tuesday, July 3, 2007, at his home. Joe was born March 22, 1921, in Madison, S.D., the son of J.H. and Martha (Becker) Barger. He was a member of the South Dakota National Guard and a veteran of World War II. After being a transmission superintendent for Northwest Iowa Power Coop in Le Mars for 31 years, he and his wife, Dorothy, retired to Fairfield, Bay, Ark., in 1984. They later moved to Arvada, Colo., and then Bozeman, Mont...
Harvey Prieksa (07/31/07)
Harvey Prieksat, 86, of Le Mars, died early today (Tuesday) July 31, 2007, at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 3, at St. James Catholic Church in Le Mars with the Rev. James Tigges officiating...
Henry W. Langstraat (07/27/07)
Henry W. Langstraat age 68 of Hull, died Wednesday, July 25, 2007, at Mercy Medical Hospital after a courageous battle with cancer. Henry W. Langstraat was born on April 13, 1939 to Case and Ethel (Kastein) Langstraat in Sioux Center. He was raised on a farm in rural Sioux Center and attended the Sioux Center School...
Evelyn C. Sitzmann (07/26/07)
Evelyn C. Sitzmann, 93, of Olathe, Kan., and a former Sioux City resident, died Tuesday, July 24, 2007, in Kansas City, Mo. The former Evelyn McCammond was born Feb. 25, 1914, in Lewis, Kan. She was raised in Le Mars. She lived in Sioux City and most recently in Olathe, Kan...
Amy Solomon (07/26/07)
Amy Solomon, 47, of Westfield, died suddenly Friday, July 20, 2007 from injuries suffered in an automobile accident northeast of Westfield. Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Carlsen Funeral Home -- Schroeder Chapel in Akron. Pastor Michael Ring of Glad Tidings Lighthouse in South Sioux City, Neb., will officiate. ...
Vivian L. Rieke (07/25/07)
Vivian L. Rieke, 82, of Le Mars, died Sunday, July 22, 2007, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Visitation will be after 3 p.m. today (Wednesday) at the Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars with the family present after 5 p.m. to greet friends, followed by a 7 p.m. prayer service. Visitation will continue Thursday morning from 9:30 a.m. until service time...
Lucille (Oetken) Slay (07/25/07)
Lucille Slay of San Antonio, Texas, died on Monday, July 23, 2007, at age 83. Mrs. Slay, the former Lucille Oetken, was born Nov. 17, 1923, to John and Gretha (Lubben) Oetken at rural Le Mars. In 1942, Lucille and her sister Alice moved to San Francisco, Calif., in search of job opportunities. It was there that she met James Slay of San Antonio, who was in the United States Navy. They were married on March 6, 1946 in San Francisco, Calif. They established their home in San Antonio, Texas...
Mildred Brodersen (07/24/07)
Mildred Brodersen, 87, of Le Mars, died Sunday, July 22, 2007, at the Good Samaritan Village (Brentwood) in Le Mars. Mildred Gertrude Howard was born June 23, 1920, on a farm near Homer, Neb., the daughter of Levi Lawson Howard and Annie Elizabeth (Flanagan) Howard, the youngest of 10 children. ...
Vivian L. Rieke (07/24/07)
Vivian L. Rieke, 82, of Le Mars, died Sunday, July 22, 2007, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Vivian Lorraine Frederick was born Aug. 21, 1924, at Spaulding, Neb., the daughter of Albert and Mabel (Warner) Frederick. Vivian graduated as valedictorian with the Class of 1941 from Burwell High School at Burwell, Neb. ...
Mildred Brodersen (07/23/07)
Mildred Brodersen, 87, of Le Mars, died Sunday, July 22, 2007, at the Good Samaritan Village (Brentwood) in Le Mars. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Grace Lutheran Church with the Rev. Larry Fett officiating. Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, Sioux City. ...
Raymond S. Lee (07/23/07)
Raymond S. Lee of Sheldon died Saturday, July 21, 2007, at the Sanford Sheldon Medical Center -- Senior Care in Sheldon, reaching the age of 81 years, 9 months and 28 days. Raymond Sylvester Lee, the son of Emil and Freda (Specht) Lee, was born Sept. ...
Vivian Rieke (07/23/07)
Vivian Rieke, 82, of Le Mars, died Sunday, July 22, 2007, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Carlsen Funeral Home of Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
Melanie (Haverhals) Selken (07/23/07)
Melanie Ann (Deakins) Haverhals Selken, 54, of Austin, Minn., formerly of the northwest Iowa area, went to be with her Lord on Thursday, July 19, 2007, following an accident at Grain Miller's Inc. at St. Ansgar, Iowa. Melanie Ann was born April 10, 1953, in Plainwell, Mich., the daughter of Raymond Greene and Joann Storkan. ...
Amy Solomon (07/23/07)
Amy Solomon, 47, of Westfield, died suddenly Friday, July 20, 2007, from injuries suffered in an automobile accident northeast of Westfield, Iowa. Services are pending with the Carlsen Funeral Home-Schroeder Chapel in Akron
Jean M. Haas (07/19/07)
Jean Margaret (Langendorfer) Haas, 79, of Scottsbluff, Neb., formerly of Le Mars, died Saturday, July 14, 2007, at the Golden Living Care Center at Scottsbluff. Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the First United Methodist Church at Scottsbluff with the Rev. Nancy Tomlinson officiating. A Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Friday, July 20 at Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars, with the Rev. Jason Larson officiating...
Lila F. Pelelo (07/17/07)
Emma Jewel Nielsen (07/18/07)
Emma Jewel Nielsen of Paullina, died Sunday, July 15, 2007, at the Paullina Care Center in Paullina, reaching the age of 91 years, 11 months and 27 days. Emma Jewel Nielsen, the daughter of Harvey and Emily (Myers) Godwin was born July 18, 1915, in Nemaha. ...
Harvey E. Nafe (07/16/07)
Harvey E. Nafe, 65, of Houston, Texas, and formerly of Pierson, died Wednesday, July 11, 2007, at Houston, Texas. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 18, at the Rohde-Earnest Funeral Home in Kingsley. Burial will follow at the Grand Meadow Cemetery at rural Washta. Visitation will take place one hour prior to the funeral on Wednesday...
Jean M. Haas (07/16/07)
Jean Margaret Haas, 79, of Scottsbluff, Neb., formerly of Le Mars, died Saturday, July 14, 2007, at the Golden Lliving Care Center at Scottsbluff. Local arrangements are pending with the Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars. Additional information may be found at www.mauerjohnsofh.com...
Lila F. Pelelo (07/16/07)
Lila F. Pelelo, 79, of Merrill, died Sunday, July 15, 2007, at Countryside Senior Center in Sioux City. The Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars is assisting Lila's family with funeral arrangements. Additional information may be found at www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Margaret 'Peg' Stanfield (07/16/07)
Margaret Inez Stanfield, 82, of Tucson, Ariz., formerly of Kingsley, died of a heart attack on Saturday, July 7, 2007, at her daughter's home at Sun Valley Lake. Margaret was born Sept. 18, 1924, the daughter of Frank and Jesse Gates. She attended school in Kingsley and graduated from Iowa University with a degree in education. ...
Russell R. McLarty (07/13/07)
Russell R. McLarty, 85, of Kingsley, died Wednesday, July 11, 2007, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Russell Richard McLarty was born Aug. 23, 1921, in Smithland, Iowa the son of Cecil and Rubie (Bowman) McLarty. Russell's father died one year later and Rubie married Glen Barngrover. ...
Russell R. McLarty (07/12/07)
Russell R. McLarty, 85, of Kingsley, died Wednesday, July 11, 2007, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Funeral services will take place at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Kingsley United Methodist Church. The Rev. Roger Kurtenbach will officiate. Burial will follow at the Kingsley Cemetery with military honors provided by Nash American Legion Post #140 of Kingsley. ...
Clarence 'Bud' Kasner (07/12/07)
Clarence "Bud" Kasner, 87, of Kingsley, died Wednesday, July 11, 2007m at the Happy Siesta Care Center in Remsen. Clarence Delmar Kasner was born June 21, 1920, in Kingsley, the son of Julius and Myrtle (Thompson) Kasner. He was raised near Kingsley and attended country school. ...
Harvey E. Nafe (07/12/07)
Harvey E. Nafe, 65, of Houston, Texas, formerly of Pierson, died Wednesday, July 11, 2007, at Houston, Texas. The Rohde -Earnest Funeral Home of Kingsley is assisting Harvey's family with funeral arrangements.
Charles F. Geringer (07/11/07)
Charles F. Geringer, 60, of Marcus, died suddenly at his home on Sunday, July 8, 2007. Charles Francis Geringer was born July 7, 1947. in Le Mars, the son of Harold and Alice (Dunn) Geringer. He was raised in Marcus and graduated from Marcus High School. Following his education, Chuck worked for various employers in the Marcus area until he began his career with Moorman's...
Clarence Kasner (07/11/07)
Clarence Kasner, 87, of Marcus, died Wednesday, July 11, 2007, at the Happy Siesta Care Center in Remsen. The Rohde - Earnest Funeral Home in Kingsley is assisting Bud's family with funeral arrangements.
John E. Robinson (07/11/07)
ohn E. Robinson, 95, of Kingsley, died Sunday, July 8, 2007, at the Kingsley Nursing and Rehab Center. John Elvin Robinson was born Aug. 14, 1911, at Moville, the son of William and Ellen (Long) Robinson. He was raised in the Moville area and graduated from Moville High School. Following his education John began his lifelong career in sheep shearing. He also worked for various area farmers and at a local meat packing plant...
Charles F. Geringer (07/10/07)
Charles F. Geringer, 60, of Marcus, died suddenly at his home on Sunday, July 8, 2007. A private family service will be held at a later date. The Earnest - Rohde Funeral Home is assisting Charles' family with funeral arrangements.
John E. Robinson (07/10/07)
John E. Robinson, 95, of Kingsley, died Sunday, July 8, 2007, at the Kingsley Nursing and Rehab Center. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Kingsley. Burial will follow at the parish cemetery with military honors provided by American Legion Nash Post #140 of Kingsley...
Diane K. Steinfadt (07/10/07)
Diane Steinfadt, 61, of Le Mars, died at her home unexpectedly on Saturday July 7, 2007. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Le Mars, with the Rev. Kevin Richter presiding. A family burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars at a later date...
Randy L. Hope (07/09/07)
Randy Leland Hope, 44, of Rapid City, S.D., formerly of the Akron and Alcester, S.D., area, died unexpectedly Wednesday, July 4, 2007 at Poudre Valley Hospital in Fort Collins, Colo. Services were at 10:30 a.m. today (Monday) at Union Creek Lutheran Church, rural Akron, with the Rev. ...
Diane K. Steinfadt (07/09/07)
Diane Steinfadt, 61, of Le Mars, died at her home unexpectedly on Saturday July 7, 2007. The former Diane Kay Campbell was born Jan. 28, 1946, at Le Mars, the daughter of Richard and Donnabelle (Weinrich) Campbell. She grew up in Le Mars and graduated from Gehlen Catholic High School in 1964. Diane married Marlan Steinfadt on Feb. 6, 1965, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Le Mars. They made their home in Le Mars and raised their family. For many years Diane had been employed with Harker's...
Shirley Pavlik (07/06/07)
Shirley Pavlik, 82, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, July 3, 2007, at Bickford Cottage in Sioux City. Shirley Marie Pavlik was born March 26, 1925, in Le Mars, the daughter of Henry and Elsie (Gearke) Heidbrink. She graduated from Le Mars High School in 1943 and later the St. Joseph College of Nursing in Sioux City in 1946...
Raphael M. 'Ray' Ruden (07/06/07)
Ray Ruden, a Plymouth County native and lifelong farmer, of rural Struble, died at his home Thursday July 5, 2007, at the age of 84. Raphael M. Ruden was born May 12, 1923, at Oyens, the son of Joseph and Mary (Goetzinger) Ruden. He grew up at Oyens and attended St. ...
Bertha L. Hathaway (07/05/07)
MILES CITY, Mont. -- And the dear Lord said, "Come follow me." Bertha L. Hathaway, after a brief illness, followed the Lord on Monday, July 2, 2007, with all her children present at her side, in Miles City, Mont., at the age of 89. Mrs. Hathaway was born Aug. ...
Randy L. Hope (07/05/07)
Randy L. Hope, 44, of Rapid City, S.D., and formerly of the Alcester, S.D., and Akron area, died Wednesday, July 4, 2007 in Fort Collins, Colo. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Carlsen Funeral Home, Schroeder Chapel of Akron. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
Geraldine A. Kelso (07/05/07)
Geraldine A. "Gerry" (Spies) Kelso, 85, of Hinton, died Tuesday, July 3, 2007, at a Sioux City hospital. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at Hinton United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Peg Ellingson officiating. Burial will be in Floyd Cemetery. Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. today (Thursday), with the family present 6 to 8 p.m. and a prayer service at 7 p.m., at Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel in Sioux City...
James D. Matheny Jr. (07/05/07)
ames D. Matheny Jr. James D. Matheny Jr., age 36, of Le Mars, formerly of Topeka, Kan., died Sunday, July 1, 2007, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident near Seney. James was born to Caroline and James Matheny on July 5, 1970. He married Carrie Foreman in August 1992. Two children, James III and Cheyenne, were born from that union. In October 2002 he married Wendy Golladay, and one son, Kaleb, was born from that union...
Evelyn Pecks (07/05/07)
Evelyn Pecks, 84, of Le Mars, died Monday, July 2, 2007, at Good Samaritan Village (Brentwood Center) of Le Mars. Evelyn Delores Pecks was born on July 28, 1922 in Sioux City, the daughter of Ernest and Anna (Jesperson) Lund. She was baptized at St. Luke Lutheran Church in Sioux City and confirmed there on April 14, 1935. Evelyn attended school in Sioux City later graduating from East High School...
Shirley Pavlik (07/03/07)
Shirley Pavlik, 82, of Le Mars, died today (Tuesday), July 3, 2007 at Bickford Cottage in Sioux City. The Mauer - Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars is assisting Shirley's family with funeral arrangements. Additional information may be found at www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Evelyn Pecks (07/03/07)
Evelyn Pecks, 84, of Le Mars, died Monday, July 2, 2007 at Brentwood Good Samaritan Village of Le Mars. Funeral services will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Friday at St. John's Lutheran Church in Le Mars. The Rev. Gary Landsness will officiate. Burial will follow at Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars. ...
Alice L. Grinstead (07/02/07)
Alice L. Grinstead, 78, of Le Mars, a longtime resident of Amarillo, Texas and former New London, Iowa resident, died Saturday, June 30, 2007, in Le Mars. The former Alice L. McElhaney was born Nov. 26, 1928, in Burlington, the daughter of Edward Everet and Bertha Altha (Gray) McElhaney...
Anna Huebner (07/02/07)
Anna Huebner, 93, of Akron, died Friday, June 29, 2007, at the Akron Care Center in Akron. Anna Marie Huebner was born April 10, 1914, on the family farm south of Chatsworth, the daughter of David and Anna (Stallbaum) Vanderham. She was baptized and confirmed at St. Matthews Lutheran Church in Chatsworth. She attended country school near Chatsworth. She was united in marriage to August "Auggie" Huebner on Oct. 28, 1933, at St. Matthews Lutheran Church...
Agnes V. Noble (07/02/07)
Agnes Veronica Noble, 92, of Le Mars, died Friday, June 29, 2007, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars following a brief illness. Aggie Noble was born June 21, 1915, in rural Merrill, the daughter of Louis and Mary (Mansfield) Beaulieu. She attended Liberty School. ...
Evelyn Pecks (07/02/07)
Evelyn Pecks, 84, of Le Mars, died today (Monday), July 2, 2007, at Good Samaritan Village (Brentwood) in Le Mars. The Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars is assisting Evelyn's family with funeral arrangements. Additional information may be found at www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...