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Obituaries from September 2007

Marilyn Utesch (09/28/07)
Marilyn Utesch, 65, of Le Mars, died Thursday, Sept. 27, 2007, at Floyd Valley Hospital as a result of injuries suffered in an automobile accident. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Carlsen Funeral Home of Le Mars
William M. Vant Hul (09/28/07)
William M. Vant Hul, age 79, of Alton, died Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2007, at his residence. William Morel Vant Hul was born Jan. 1, 1928, at Hull, the son of Herman and Tillie (Mouw) Vant Hul. He was raised on a farm near Hull, where he attended a country school. He later received a G.E.D. from the Northwest Iowa Technical College in Sheldon...
Richard Fisher Sr. (09/26/07)
Richard Lee Fisher Sr., 75, of Sioux City passed away at his daughter's home Sunday, Sept. 23, 2007, after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was born April 3, 1932 in Sioux City, the son of John August and Gertrude L. (Goodier) Fisher. He attended Sioux City schools. He married Rose Bishop on June 8, 1957 in Sioux City. He had resided his whole life in Sioux City except for nine years that he resided in St. Joseph, Mo...
Edna (Harris) Parry (09/24/07)
Edna M. (Lorenzen Harris) Parry, 96, of Kingsley, died Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2007, at Sunrise Retirement Community in Sioux City. Funeral services were at 10:30 a.m. today (Monday) at the United Methodist Church in Kingsley. Burial followed at 1:15 p.m. at the Schaller Cemetery in Schaller. Visitation was after 2 p.m. Sunday at the Rhode -- Earnest Funeral Home in Kingsley. The family was present from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m...
Sally R. Rollins (09/24/07)
Sally R. (Starkmann) Rollins, 71, of Akron, died Friday, Sept. 21, 2007, at Hillcrest Health Care in Hawarden. Funeral Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church in Akron. Pastor Damon Green will officiate. Burial will follow in the Riverside Cemetery in Akron. Visitations will be after 3 p.m. today (Monday), with the family present after 6 p.m., and a prayer service at 7 p.m., all at Carlsen Funeral Home -- Schroeder Chapel in Akron...
Claude L. Treinen (09/24/07)
Robert R. Bahl (09/18/07)
Robert R. Bahl, 70, of Kingsley, died at his home on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2007, following a lengthy bout with cancer. Robert Reynold Bahl was born April 3, 1937, on a farm near Spirit Lake, the son of Reynold and Leona (Garms) Bahl. He was raised in the Spirit Lake area, graduating from high school in 1954. ...
Erma M. Huff (09/18/07)
Erma M. Huff, 90, of Le Mars, died Friday, Sept. 14, 2007, at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. James Catholic Church in Le Mars. The Rev. Jim Tigges will officiate. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars. There will be one hour of visitation at the church prior to Mass on Wednesday...
Robert R. Bahl (09/17/07)
Robert R. Bahl, 70, of Kingsley, died Saturday, Sept. 15, 2007, at his home following a lengthy illness. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at First Lutheran Church in Kingsley. The Rev. Duane Miesner will officiate. Burial will follow at the Kingsley Cemetery. ...
Christopher Rhodes Burwell (09/17/07)
Christopher Rhodes Burwell, 24, of Sioux City, and a former Le Mars resident, died Friday, Sept. 14, 2007, in Sioux City. Services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mark Lutheran Church, with the Rev. John Hagberg officiating. Burial will be in Graceland Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m. today (Monday), with the family present 5 to 7 p.m., at Christy-Smith Morningside Chapel...
Erma M. Huff (09/17/07)
Erma M. Huff, 90, of Le Mars, died Friday, Sept. 14, 2007, at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Erma Mary Huff was born Oct. 19, 1916, in Le Mars, the daughter of James and Johanna (Lauters) Roddy. She married Wilbur Huff on Dec. 28, 1935 in St. James Catholic Church in Le Mars and was a life long member...
Floyd Powell (09/17/07)
Floyd Powell, 95 of Le Mars, died Saturday, Sept 15, 2007, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Floyd Powell was born Feb. 22, 1912, in Turin, Iowa, the son of James Madison and Jessie Nevada Powell. His father worked for the railroad; the family moved from Turin to Sioux City, River Sioux, Brunsville, Merrill, Cherokee, and Marcus as well as several other northwest Iowa towns. Upon graduation from Meriden High School, Floyd worked for the Illinois Central Railroad...
Wilhelmina 'Minnie' Renken (09/17/07)
Wilhelmina "Minnie" Renken, 89, of Le Mars, died Thursday, Sept. 13, 2007, at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Wilhelmina Renken was born July 4, 1918, on the family farm in Plymouth County, the daughter of Otto D. and Tena (Hartmann) Ludwigs. She attended country school in Grant Township near her home...
Price Vande Lune (09/17/07)
Price Wilbert Vande Lune, 6-month-old son of Chad and Dorothy (Hecht) Vande Lune of Des Moines, died unexpectedly Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2007, at Blank Children's Hospital in Des Moines. Price was born Feb. 24, 2007, in Des Moines. Survivors include his parents; and grandparents, Harold and Grace Hecht of Remsen and Max and Coleen Vande Lune of Des Moines...
Erma M. Huff (09/14/07)
Erma M. Huff, 90, of Le Mars, died Friday, Sept. 14, 2007, at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. The Mauer - Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars is assisting Erma's family with funeral arrangements. Additional information may be found at www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Wilhelmina 'Minnie' Renken (09/14/07)
Wilhelmina "Minnie" Renken, 89, of Le Mars, died Thursday, Sept. 13, 2007, at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars, Iowa. The Mauer - Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars is assisting Minnie's family with funeral arrangements. Additional information may be found at www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Joseph L. Rohmiller (09/14/07)
Joseph L. Rohmiller, 77, of Le Mars, died Thursday, Sept. 13, 2007, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Joseph Lyle Rohmiller was born Sept. 14, 1929, at Mapleton, the son of Fred and Helen (Brummer) Rohmiller. Joe was raised in the Mapleton area where he also attended school. ...
Joseph Rohmiller (09/13/07)
Joseph Rohmiller, 78, of Le Mars, died Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2007, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Carlsen Funeral Home of Le Mars.
Glennice Card (09/13/07)
Glennice Card, 71, of Knoxville, died Thursday, Sept. 6, 2007, at Westridge Nursing and Rehab Center. The former Glennice Radloff was born April 14, 1936, in Le Mars, the daughter of Hubert and Verna Trometer Radloff. She attended country school in Plymouth County and graduated from Le Mars High School in 1954...
Robert G. Degen (09/13/07)
Robert G. Degen, 81, of Granville, died Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2007, at Orange City Health Systems - Orange City. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday a St. Joseph Catholic Church in Granville with the Revs. Richard D. Ball and Jerome Degen officiating. ...
Rose A. Hoffmann (09/13/07)
Rose A. Hoffmann, 97, of Hospers, died Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2007, at Sanford Senior Care Center in Sheldon. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Hospers with the Rev. Richard D. Ball officiating. Burial will be in St. Anthony Cemetery in Hospers...
Phyllis Skinner (09/13/07)
Phyllis (Galyen) Skinner, of Downey, Calif., a former resident of Merrill and graduate of Merrill High School class of 1956, peacefully passed away on Aug. 27, 2007 from pancreatic cancer. The daughter of Floyd and Cornelia Galyen, Phyllis resided in Merrill until 1960, when she met and married her first husband, John England. The two settled in Lynwood, Calif. She worked for the Lynwood Unified School district as a principal's secretary until her retirement in 1991...
Donald E. Hopp (09/11/07)
Donald E. Hopp, 80, of Hawarden, died suddenly on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2007, at the Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Donald Eugene Hopp was born Nov. 18, 1926, in Moville, the son of Edward and Gertrude (Albert) Hopp. He was confirmed at Salem Lutheran Church in Correctionville. Donald married Darlene Scott in 1948 in Elk Point, S.D...
Loretta J. Harpenau (09/10/07)
Loretta J. Harpenau, 97, of Remsen, died Saturday, Sept. 8, 2007, at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen. Loretta Harpenau was born Feb. 2, 1910, at Remsen, the daughter of Anton and Theresa (Foerster) Warborg. Loretta was raised in the Remsen area and received her education at St. ...
Lois A. Arens (09/07/07)
Lois A. Arens, 71, of Le Mars, died Thursday, Sept. 6, 2007, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Lois Ann Jammerthal was born Jan. 2, 1936, on the family farm in Portlandville Township near Akron, the daughter of Harold and Gladys (Lower) Jammerthal. ...
Christine Winterfeld (09/07/07)
Christine Winterfeld, 91, of Remsen, died Thursday, Sept. 6, 2007, at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen. Christine Winterfeld was born Dec. 31, 1915, at rural Remsen, the daughter of Charles and Anna (Clemens) Molitor. Chris was the oldest of 10 children. ...
Barbara H. Siebens (09/06/07)
Barbara H. Siebens, 78, of rural Le Mars, died Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2007, at the Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Barbara Hansen was born Nov. 2, 1928, at Odebolt, the daughter of Hugo and Anna (Kullberg) Hansen. She was the youngest of three daughters. ...
Harold W. Stream (09/06/07)
Harold W. Stream, 76, of Le Mars, died suddenly Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2007, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Harold Willis Stream was born July 23, 1931, at Creston, the son of Willis and Dorothy (Bowen) Stream. Harold received his education at Lenox, Iowa. ...
Eileen Roberson (09/04/07)
Eileen Robeson, 92, of Moville, died Saturday, Sept. 1, 2007, at Char-Mac Assisted Living in Lawton. Funeral services will take place at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Kingsley United Methodist Church. The Rev. Roger Kurtenbach will officiate. Burial will follow at the Kingsley Cemetery. ...
John W. Beach (09/04/07)
John W. Beach, 81, of Le Mars, died Saturday, Sept. 1, 2007, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars following a brief illness. John William Beach was born Nov. 18, 1925, in Westfield, the son of John and Sadie (Davis) Beach. He attended school in Westfield and Brunsville. ...
Wesley Bierman (09/04/07)
Wesley Duane Bierman, 81, of Pierson, died Saturday, Sep. 1, 2007, at his home in Pierson. Funeral services will take place at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Kingsley United Methodist Church. The Rev. Roger Kurtenbach will officiate. Burial will follow at the Kingsley Cemetery. ...
Marguerite L. Sorgdrager (09/04/07)
Marguerite L. Sorgdrager, 90, of Sioux City, formerly of Le Mars, died Thursday, Aug. 30, 2007, at the Hallmark Care Center in Sioux City. Graveside services were at 9:30 a.m. today (Tuesday) at Resthaven Memory Gardens Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation began at 9 a.m. Tuesday at the Mauer - Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars...