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Obituaries from March 2008

Janet C. Staab (03/28/08)
SLAYTON, Minn. -- Janet Staab, 83, of Slayton, Minn., died Monday, March 24, 2008, at the Golden Living Center-Slayton. The former Janet Clara Langel was born Jan. 5, 1925, in Le Mars, the daughter of Joseph and Frances Meyer Langel. She was the sixth of nine siblings. She grew up on the family farm and graduated from Le Mars Central High School in 1944. Following graduation. Janet worked in Sioux City...
Geraldine Betsworth (03/27/08)
Geraldine Betsworth, 76, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, March 25, 2008, at her home in Le Mars. Geraldine Allard was born July 22, 1931, in rural Plymouth County, Iowa the daughter of Orice and Adeline (Eckerman) Allard. Geraldine was united in marriage to Dwight E. Betsworth on Oct. 23, 1954 in Sioux City. Dwight died on April 16, 2003...
Geraldine Betsworth (03/26/08)
Geraldine Betsworth, 76, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, March 25, 2008, at her home in Le Mars. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. James Catholic Church in Le Mars with the Rev. James Tigges officiating. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars. ...
Janet C. Staab (03/26/08)
SLAYTON, Minn. -- Janet Staab, 83, of Slayton, Minn., died Monday, March 24, 2008, at the Golden Living Center-Slayton. The former Janet Clara Langel was born Jan. 5, 1925, in Le Mars, the daughter of Joseph and Frances Meyer Langel. She was the sixth of nine siblings. She grew up on the family farm and graduated from Le Mars Central High School in 1944. Following graduation. Janet worked in Sioux City...
Geraldine Betsworth (03/25/08)
Geraldine Betsworth, 76, of Le Mars, died today (Tuesday), March 25, 2008 at her home in Le Mars. Funeral arrangements are with the Carlsen Funeral Home of Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
Janet Staab (03/25/08)
SLAYTON, Minn. -- Janet (Langel) Staab, 83, of Slayton, Minn., died Monday, March 24, 2008, at the Golden Living Center-Slayton. Memorial services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Ann's Church in Slayton. Interment will be in St. Ann's Cemetery in Slayton. Visitation will be Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Totzke Funeral Home in Slayton, with a prayer service at 7 p.m. Visitation will also be one hour prior to the services at the church on Thursday...
Lorene Harms (03/24/08)
Lorene "Renie" Harms, 87, of Rapid City, S.D., formerly of Craig, passed away peacefully from this earth to her home in heaven on Friday, March 21, 2008 at the Hospice of the Hills in Rapid City, S.D. Lorene M. Asseln was born near Le Mars, on March 24, 1920, the daughter of Dick and Kate (Ommen) Asseln. ...
Dottie Ruhland (03/24/08)
Doris M. "Dottie" Ruhland, 77, of Le Mars was smiling peacefully as she passed into the arms of God on Good Friday March 21, 2008 at the Good Samaritan Society-Le Mars, in Le Mars. Dottie was born March 9, 1931, in Obert, Neb., one of 11 children of Michael and Mary Agnes (Mackey) Conley. ...
Mary Ann Barrick (03/21/08)
HOWARD, S.D. -- Mary Ann Barrick 86, lifelong resident of Howard, S.D., died Thursday, March 20, 2008, at Indian Hills Nursing and Rehab Center in Sioux City after a brief illness. The former Mary Ann Roth was born on her family's farm on Sept. 23, 1921. ...
Arthur L. Coon (03/21/08)
Arthur L. Coon, 82, of Akron died peacefully Sunday, March 16, 2008, at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D., after losing his battle with cancer. Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at New Horizons United Church of Christ, 141 Reed St., Akron, with the Rev. Steve Jewett officiating. Private graveside services will be held at a later date, with military rites...
Anna Marie Schoen (03/21/08)
Anna Marie Schoen, infant daughter of Kyle and Jennifer (Welch) Schoen of Akron, was stillborn, Thursday, March 20, 2008 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City,. Services are pending with Carlsen Funeral Home - Schroeder Chapel in Akron, Iowa. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
Thelma L. Dorr (03/21/08)
Thelma L. Dorr, 88, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 7, 2008, in Remsen, following a lengthy battle with Alzheimer's Disease. Thelma was born to Charles and Lula (Williams) Kracke of Marcus, on June 7, 1919. She lived her entire life in the Northwest Iowa area...
Lester Hermes (03/19/08)
Lester M. Hermes of Council Bluffs, the brother of Rosemary Overman and brother-in-law of Jean Hermes both of Le Mars, died Monday, March 17, 2008, at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars, at the age of 85. Arrangements are pending with the Feuerstein Funeral Home in Le Mars...
Marie Britt (03/18/08)
Marie K. Britt, 86, of Le Mars, died peacefully on Monday March 17, 2008, at Kingsley Nursing and Rehab. Center, following a brief illness. The former Marie Katherine Roeser was born Sept. 24, 1921, in Ponca, Neb., the daughter of Michael and Mary (Weber) Roeser. ...
Edwin J. Meyer (03/18/08)
Edwin J. Meyer, 81, of Le Mars, died Friday, March 14, 2008, at the Hallmark Care Center in Sioux City, Iowa after an extended illness. Edwin J. Meyer was born Nov. 26, 1926, on a farm in Grant Township, rural Plymouth County, the son of Ernest and Dorette (Janssen) Meyer. ...
Dale Schulz (03/18/08)
Dale Schulz, 84, of Le Mars, died Sunday, March 16, 2008, at the Good Samaritan Society-Le Mars, (Brentwood) in Le Mars. Dale H. Schulz was born Jan. 22, 1924, on the family farm near Chester, S.D., the son of Paul J. and Tena Marie (Hussmann) Schulz. ...
Marie Britt (03/17/08)
Marie Britt, 86, of Le Mars, died early today (Monday), March 17, 2008. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Feuerstein Funeral Home of Le Mars.
Albertha Faulkner (03/17/08)
Albertha Faulkner, 82, of Akron, died Thursday, March 13, 2008, at the Akron Care Center in Akron. Albertha Faulkner was born Jan. 5, 1926. in Lake Wilson, Minn., the daughter of Walter and Lena (Smit) Bakker. She and her family moved to a farm near Hudson, S.D. She attended Country School near Hawarden...
Edwin J. Meyer (03/17/08)
Edwin J. Meyer, 81, of Le Mars, died Friday, March 14, 2008, at the Hallmark Care Center in Sioux City, after an extended illness. Edwin J. Meyer was born Nov. 26, 1926, on a farm in Grant Township, rural Plymouth County, the son of Ernest and Dorette (Janssen) Meyer. Ed was baptized and confirmed by the Rev. J.D. Meyer. When he was four years old...
Melvin F. Monke (03/17/08)
Melvin F. Monke, 93, of Kingsley, died Saturday, March 15, 2008 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Melvin Frederick Monke was born Oct. 4, 1914, at Avoca, Minn., the son of Edward and Dora (Schwede) Monke. He moved with his parents to a farm near Le Mars in 1929. Melvin received his education at the Union Consolidated School...
Mickey Newton (03/17/08)
Mickey Newton, 79, of O'Neill, Neb., died Thursday, March 13, 2008, at Avera St. Anthony's Hospital in O'Neill, Neb. Mickey was born March 17, 1928 at Dallas, Texas, the daughter of Rufus and Ruby (Pynes) Wyrick. She attended school and graduated from Crozier High School of Dallas, Texas in 1945. She obtained a cosmetology certificate while in high school. Mickey married Howard Newton on Aug. 21, 1946, in Tekamah, Neb. They made their home in the Emmet and O'Neill area. Howard died Oct. 7, 1989...
Dale Schulz (03/17/08)
Dale Schulz, 84, of Le Mars, died Sunday, March 16, 2008, at the Good Samaritan Society-Le Mars (Brentwood) in Le Mars. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Grace Lutheran Church in Le Mars, with the Rev. Larry Fett officiating. Interment with military honors provided by the Heeren-McHale-Wilken American Legion Post #724 of Brunsville, will be in Resthaven Memory Gardens Cemetery in Le Mars. ...
Duane E. Haack (03/14/08)
Duane Eugene Haack, 78, of Sioux City, and a former Remsen area resident, died Sunday, March 9, 2008, following a lengthy illness. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Morningside Assembly of God Church, 4310 Old Lakeport Rd., Sioux City, with the Rev. ...
Elizabeth Kotalik (03/14/08)
Elizabeth Kotalik, 82, of South Sioux City, Neb., died Monday, March 10, 2008, at a Sioux City hospital. Elizabeth was born Dec. 31, 1925, in rural Plymouth County, east of Remsen, the daughter of John and Katherine (Ruba) Schreiner. She was raised in the Remsen area, attending school at St. Mary's Catholic Schools...
Norman Charles Marienau (03/14/08)
Norman Charles Marienau, 82, of Hawarden, and formerly of Ireton,, died Wednesday, March 12, 2008, at Hillcrest Health Care Center in Hawarden. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Ireton with the Rev. Marcel Kohlmeyer officiating. Burial will follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery...
Mark Tanner (03/14/08)
Mark David Tanner, 50, of Sioux City died unexpectedly Thursday, March 6, 2008, at his residence after suffering a fatal heart attack in his sleep. Mark was born Dec. 23, 1957, the son of Phyllis (Luken) Mitchell and Donald Tanner. He attended high school in South Sioux City, Neb., and went on to join the Navy where he served until age 21. ...
Charlotte Rodesch (03/12/08)
Charlotte Rodesch, 93, of Remsen, died Monday, March 10, 2008, at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen. Charlotte Rodesch was born Nov. 8, 1914, at rural Marcus, the daughter of Joseph and Mary (Galles) Alesch. Charlotte was raised in the Marcus area and graduated from Holy Name Catholic High School in Marcus. She taught school in the Cherokee County schools, moved to and was employed in Los Angeles, Calif., and then returned to Iowa...
Geraldine Vanderloo (03/12/08)
Geraldine Vanderloo, 71, of Merrill, died Sunday, March 9, 2008, at her home in Merrill. Geraldine Ethel White was born March 1, 1937, to Martin J. and Ethel M. (Ostert) White in Le Mars. As a young child, Gerry had lived in Le Mars, Alta, and Sioux City before moving to Merrill in 1948. ...
Lois E. Eidsness (03/11/08)
Lois O. Eidsness, 77, of Brookings, S.D., formerly of Akron and Sioux City, died Sunday, March 9, 2008, at Brookview Manor in Brookings. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Rudes Funeral Home in Brookings. Graveside services will be 2:30 p.m. Thursday in Our Savior Lutheran Cemetery, Henry, S.D. Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home...
Charlotte Rodesch (03/11/08)
Charlotte Rodesch, 93, of Remsen, died Monday, March 10, 2008, at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Remsen. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Visitation will be after 2 p.m. Wednesday, with a rosary at 3 p.m. by St. Mary's Guild and Christian Mothers, and a vigil prayer service at 7:30 p.m., all at the Fisch Funeral Home in Remsen...
Geraldine Vanderloo (03/11/08)
Geraldine Vanderloo, 71, of Merrill, died Sunday, March 9, 2008 at her home in Merrill. Geraldine Ethel White was born March 1, 1937, the daughter of Martin J. and Ethel M. (Ostert) White in Le Mars. As a young child, Gerry had lived in Le Mars, Alta, and Sioux City before moving to Merrill in 1948. ...
Kay A. Anderson (03/10/08)
Kay A. Anderson, 54, of Le Mars, died Friday, March 7, 2008 at her home in Le Mars. Kay Ann Marshall was born April 25, 1953 in Clarion, the daughter of Robert and Marilyn (Lueck) Marshall. She graduated from Clarion High School in 1971, Des Moines Area Community College and the University of Northern Iowa. Kay was married to Jack Britton and to this union a son Layne was born. They later divorced. Kay was married to Allyn Anderson Nov. 9, 1996...
Thelma Dorr (03/10/08)
Thelma Dorr, 88, of Le Mars, died Friday, March 7, 2008, at the Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen. A memorial service will be held at a later date. The Mauer - Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars is assisting Thelma's family with funeral arrangements...
Terry Dean Fletcher (03/10/08)
Terry Dean Fletcher, 60, of Kingsley, died Thursday, March 6, 2008, at his home following a lengthy illness. Terry Dean Fletcher was born Jan. 10, 1948, in Kingsley, the son of Herbert Dean and Bonnie (White) Fletcher. He graduated from Kingsley-Pierson High School in 1966. ...
James A. Harman Jr. (03/10/08)
MARCUS -- James A. Harman Jr., 76, of Marcus, died Friday, March 7, 2008, at his home following a lengthy illness. Jim was born Dec. 5, 1931, at Le Mars, the son of James A. Harman Sr. and Margaret, Maggie Case Harman. He was welcomed home by three sisters, Francie, Eunie, and Bernie, and joined a few years later by brother Mike...
Wesley W. Heidbrink (03/10/08)
Wesley W. Heidbrink, 76, of Le Mars, died Sunday, March 9, 2008 at the Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Wesley W. Heidbrink was born Aug. 3, 1932, on the family farm in Stanton Township, rural Plymouth County, the son of Louis and Marguerite (Kading) Heidbrink. ...
Vivien Meyer (03/10/08)
Vivien Meyer, 93, of Arnolds Park, died Monday, March 3, 2008, at Avera Holy Family Hospital in Estherville. Vivien Schlesser Meyer was born March 25, 1914, at Struble, the daughter of Nick and Mary Flaherty Schlesser. She attended rural school and graduated from Le Mars High School in 1932. She taught at a country school near her home in Struble...
Geraldine Vanderloo (03/10/08)
Geraldine Vanderloo, 71, of Merrill, died Sunday, March 9, 2008, at her home in Merrill. Funeral arrangements are with the Carlsen Funeral Home of Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com
John T. 'Jack' Woodall (03/10/08)
John T. "Jack" Woodall, 82, of Kingsley, died Thursday, March 6, 2008 at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home in Sioux City. John Thomas Woodall was born May 2, 1925, on the family farm south of Marcus, the son of Roy E. and Esther (Dawson) Woodall. He graduated from Marcus High School and joined his parents in farming on the home place...
Thelma Dorr (03/07/08)
Thelma Dorr, 88, of Remsen and formerly of Le Mars, died today (Friday), March 7, 2008, at the Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen. The Mauer - Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars is assisting Thelma's family with funeral arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Geraldine Weidenfeller (03/07/08)
Geraldine "Jeri" Weidenfeller, 80, a longtime resident of Le Mars passed away due to complications from influenza on Thursday March 6, 2008, at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen. The former Geraldine Fries was born March 7, 1927, on a farm near Emmetsburg, the daughter of Ross and Mary (Kerleski) Fries. ...
John T. Woodall (03/07/08)
John T. Woodall, 82, of Kingsley, died Thursday, March 6, 2008, at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home in Sioux City. The Johnson- Earnest Funeral Home of Kingsley is assisting John's family with funeral arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Geraldine 'Jeri' Weidenfeller (03/06/08)
Geraldine "Jeri" Weidenfeller, 80, of Le Mars, died today (Thursday), March 6, 2008, at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. James Catholic Church in Le Mars. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Le Mars. Visitation will be after 3 p.m. Friday with a Scriptural wake service and parish rosary at 4:30 p.m. at the Feuerstein Funeral Home in Le Mars...
LuVerna E. Kramer (03/04/08)
LuVerna E. Kramer, 86, of Le Mars, died suddenly Sunday, March 2, 2008, at her home in Le Mars. LuVerna Ella Mae Kots was born Dec. 21, 1921, in Maurice, the daughter of Henry and Adrianna (Schuller) Kots. She was baptized and confirmed into the Christian faith. She attended school in Maurice and graduated from Maurice High School...
Edna 'Honey' Ehrp (03/03/08)
Edna "Honey" Ehrp, 94, Remsen, died Sunday, March 2, 2008, at her home in Remsen, with her family at her side, God called her to his eternal home. God brought Edna into this world on June 26, 1913, at rural Merrill, the daughter of Fred and Louise (Kammeier) Trometer. ...
Luverna E. Kramer (03/03/08)
Luverna E. Kramer, 86, of Le Mars, died suddenly Sunday, March 2, 2008, at her home in Le Mars. Funeral arrangements are with the Carlsen Funeral Home of Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...