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Obituaries from April 2008

Wayne Rezac (04/29/08)
Wayne Rezac, 78, of rural Le Mars, died Monday, April 28, 2008, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Private family services will take place at a later date. The Mauer - Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars is assisting Wayne's family with funeral arrangements...
Charlene Williams (04/29/08)
Charlene Williams, 58, of Seney, died Saturday, April 26, 2008, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, after a courageous battle with cancer. Charlene L. Yates was born Sept. 20, 1949, at Akron, the daughter of Clarence and Leona (Kisting) Yates. Charlene lived on a farm near Brunsville until she was 6 years old and the family moved to Le Mars. She attended elementary school in Le Mars and graduated from Le Mars Community High School in 1967...
Dorothy Bartels (04/28/08)
Dorothy Laux Bartels, 85, of Lancaster, Pa., died Monday, April 21, 2008, in Lancaster after an illness with cancer. Dorothy was born and raised in Le Mars, the daughter of Wilbur and Amy (Tupper) Laux. She was a 1939 graduate of Le Mars High School. She had worked in the B & B store and for Dr. Ladenburger. She married Le Mars native Keith Bartels and the couple moved to Pennsylvania...
Milo Manning (04/28/08)
Milo Manning, 91, of Le Mars, died Saturday, April 26, 2008, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Milo Ford Manning was born Aug. 18, 1916, in Le Mars, the son of Harry and Mae Manning. Milo was raised in the Le Mars area and attended country school. ...
Randall J. Theisen (04/28/08)
Randall James Theisen, 52, of Remsen, died unexpectedly Friday, April 25, 2008, at At Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Randall James Theisen was born Oct. 12, 1955, at Le Mars, the son of Elmer & Joan (Schilmoeller) Theisen Randy was raised and educated in Marcus, graduating from Marcus Community School in 1975. ...
Charlene Williams (04/28/08)
Charlene Williams, 58, of Seney, died Saturday, April 26, 2008, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, at the Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars with the Rev. Jason Larson of the Seney United Methodist Church officiating. ...
Robert M. Lesher (04/25/08)
Robert M. Lesher, 80, of Mesa, Ariz., died Feb. 3, 2008, in Mesa, Ariz., after a lengthy illness. Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at the Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars with the Rev. Jason Larson officiating. Visitation with the family present to greet friends will be from 1 p.m. ...
Helen E. Mansfield (04/25/08)
Helen E. Mansfield, 97, of Marcus, died Wednesday, April 23, 2008, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Helen Ella Mansfield was born June 12, 1910, near Niobrara, Neb., the daughter of Henry and Ella (Vaughn) Blankenfeld. She was raised in the Bloomfield/Niobrara area where she graduated from high school. She later attended two years of Normal Training at Kearney, Neb...
Lyle Simons (04/25/08)
Lyle Simons, 82, of Kingsley, died Tuesday, April 22, 2008, at his home near Kingsley. Carl Lyle Simons was born Oct. 19, 1925, at Fielding, Iowa, the son of Irvin and Inez (Lehman) Simons. He was raised in the Hawarden and Sheldon areas. Following his education, Lyle farmed in northwest Iowa. ...
Eva Collins (04/24/08)
Helen E. Mansfield (04/24/08)
Helen E. Mansfield, 97, of Marcus, died Wednesday, April 23, 2008, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. The Earnest -- Johnson Funeral Home of Marcus is assisting Helen's family with funeral arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Lyle Simons (04/24/08)
Lyle Simons, 82, of Kingsley, died Tuesday, April 22, 2008, at his home near Kingsley. Funeral services will take place at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Congregational United Church of Christ in Kingsley. The Rev. Robert Blair will officiate. Burial will follow at the Kingsley Cemetery, with graveside military honors provided by Nash American Legion Post #140 of Kingsley. ...
Steven P. Baker (04/23/08)
HAWARDEN -- Steven Paul Baker, 52, of Hawarden, died in the comfort of his family on Monday, April 21, 2008 at St. Luke's Regional Medical Center in Sioux City. Steven Paul Baker was born Feb. 2, 1956 in Le Mars, the son of Warren and Marvis (Rexroat) Baker. He graduated from West Sioux High School in 1974 and attended Northwest Iowa Community College in Sheldon...
Delbert L. Van Skike (04/23/08)
Delbert L. Van Skike, 87, of Ireton, died Sunday, April 20, 2008, at Royale Meadows Care Center in Sioux Center, after a courageous battle with cancer. Delbert was born Nov. 18, 1920, in Vinton, the son of Edith (Chenhall) Van Skike. He graduated from Ireton High School in 1938. He married the love of his life, Nancy Ann Gary, in Houston, Texas, on Feb. 19, 1955. They made their home on the family farm where he raised cattle and crops for most of his life...
Clinton R. Frederick (04/22/08)
Clinton Roger Frederick, 52, of Remsen, died Monday, April 21, 2008, at St. Luke's Regional Medical Center in Sioux City, surrounded by his family after a courageous two-year battle with cancer. Clinton Roger Frederick was born Sept. 8, 1955, at Wessington Springs, S.D., the son of Raymond and Betty (Schmidt) Frederick. ...
Marion Kellen (04/22/08)
Marion C. Kellen of Le Mars passed away peacefully at Floyd Valley Hospital on Wednesday April 16, 2008, at the age of 83. The former Marion Christine Hatz was born Jan. 15, 1925, in Remsen, the daughter of Nicholas and Mary (Lauters) Hatz. She grew up at Remsen and graduated from St. ...
Rev. Mark Rev. Mark Abraham (04/21/08)
For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith-and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God. - Ephesians 2:8 The Rev. Mark W. Abraham, 53, of Fargo, N.D., died Thursday, April 17, 2008. Mark Walter Abraham was born Aug. 8, 1954, the son of Loren and Norma (Yess) Abraham. He was baptized on Sept. 5, 1954. The Lord joined Mark Abraham and Wanda Linde in holy matrimony on Nov. 11, 1978...
Anthony 'Tony' Ney (04/21/08)
Anthony "Tony" Ney, 95, of Granville, died Saturday, April 19, 2008, at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Granvilel with the Rev. Richard D. Ball officiating. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery in Granville...
Marion M. Richardson (04/21/08)
Marion M. Richardson, 91, of Le Mars, died suddenly at her home on Friday, April 18, 2008, from an apparent heart attack. At her children's request, the body was cremated and burial will be at a later date in Rosalia, Wash. There will be no visitation or funeral service in Le Mars...
Marion Kellen (04/18/08)
Marion C. Kellen of Le Mars passed away peacefully at Floyd Valley Hospital on Wednesday April 16, 2008 at the age of 83. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 25, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Le Mars with the Rev. Kevin Richter officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars...
Joyce M. Ohlendorf (04/18/08)
Joyce M. Ohlendorf, 61, of Remsen, died Wednesday, April 16, 2008, at the Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen. Joyce Marie Ohlendorf was born Sept. 9, 1946, in Le Mars, the daughter of Weldon Henry and Ida Louise (Kirchoff) Ohlendorf. She was baptized on Sept. 22, 1946, at Trinity Lutheran Church and confirmed on April 10, 1960, at Trinity Lutheran Church. Joyce lived most of her life on the family farm in Amherst Township, rural Cherokee County, Iowa...
Marion Kellen (04/17/08)
Marion C. Kellen of Le Mars, died Wednesday, April 16, 2008, at Floyd Valley Hospital at the age of 83. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Feuerstein Funeral Home in Le Mars.
Joyce M. Ohlendorf (04/17/08)
Joyce M. Ohlendorf, 61, of Remsen, died Wednesday, April 16, 2008, at the Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Trinity Lutheran Church, rural Marcus. Visitations will be from 9 a.m. Friday until service time at the church. Arrangements are with the Carlsen Funeral Home of Le Mars...
Marilyn A. Cook (04/14/08)
Marilyn "Peachy" Cook, 69, of Le Mars passed away peacefully on Friday April 11, 2008, at Floyd Valley Hospital, following an extended illness. The former Marilyn Ann Grosenheider was born June 4, 1938, in Le Mars, the daughter of Henry "Jack" and Dorothy (Zimmerman) Grosenheider. ...
Alice M. Chamberlain (04/11/08)
Alice M. Chamberlain, 83, of Le Mars, died Thursday, April 10, 2008, at the Good Samaritan Society-Le Mars. Alice Marie Chamberlain was born July 8, 1924, at Newcastle, Neb., the daughter of Arthur and Minnie (Bremer) Chamberlain. As a young child Alice and her family moved to Le Mars where she was raised and graduated from Le Mars High School in 1943. ...
Douglas John Beeck (04/10/08)
NEVADA CITY, Calif. -- Douglas John Beeck, 64, of Nevada City, Calif., and a Le Mars native, died Saturday, April 5, 2008, at his home in Nevada City, surrounded by several loving family members. Douglas John Beeck was born May 26, 1943 in Le Mars, and grew up on a farm at Le Mars. ...
Douglas John Beeck (04/10/08)
NEVADA CITY, Calif. -- Douglas John Beeck, 64, of Nevada City, Calif., and a Le Mars native, died Saturday, April 5, 2008, at his home in Nevada City, surrounded by several loving family members. Douglas John Beeck was born May 26, 1943 in Le Mars, and grew up on a farm at Le Mars. ...
Maxine E. Toliver (04/10/08)
Maxine E. Toliver, 91, of Kingsley, and formerly of Rapid City, S.D., died Tuesday, April 8, 2008, at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home in Sioux City. Maxine Elizabeth Toliver was born March 7, 1917, in Bertrand, Neb., the daughter of Carl and Virgil (Richardson) Dyer. ...
Shirley E. Kass (04/09/08)
Shirley E. Kass, 75, of Oyens, died suddenly Monday, April 7, 2008, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Shirley Elizabeth Schroeder was born Jan. 21, 1933, on the family farm near Kingsley, the daughter of Herman and Bernadine (Rolfes) Schoeder. She attended school at Kingsley and graduated from Kingsley High School in 1951. ...
Andrew 'Dale' Lehner (04/09/08)
Andrew "Dale" Lehner, 78, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, April 8, 2008, at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Andrew Dale Lehner was born Nov. 11, 1929, on the family farm in Union Township, Plymouth County, the son of Jay and Marguerite (Bruce) Lehner. ...
Alvin L. Scheitler (04/09/08)
Alvin Scheitler, 87, of Le Mars, died Saturday April 5, 2008, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Alvin Leo Scheitler was born Sept. 16, 1920, at Oyens, the son of William and Martha (Masuen) Scheitler. He grew up in the Oyens area and attended St. ...
Maxine E. Toliver (04/09/08)
Maxine E. Toliver, 91, of Kingsley, formerly of Rapid City, S.D., died Tuesday, April 8, 2008, at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home in Sioux City. A memorial service will take place at 7 p.m. Friday, April 11, at the Johnson -- Earnest Funeral Home of Kingsley. ...
Cornelius 'Casey' DenOuden (04/08/08)
Cornelius "Casey" DenOuden, 82, of Seney, died Saturday, April 5, 2008, at the Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Seney United Methodist Church with the Rev. Jason Larson officiating. Interment with military honors provided by the Wasmer American Legion Post #241 will be in the Seney Cemetery. ...
Shirley E. Kass (04/08/08)
Shirley E. Kass, 75, of Oyens, died suddenly Monday, April 7, 2008 at Floyd Valley Hospital 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...
Andrew 'Dale' Lehner (04/08/08)
Andrew "Dale" Lehner, 78, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, April 7, 2008, at the Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Arrangements are with the Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
E. Myrtle Parks (04/08/08)
WYNNEWOOD, Okla. -- E. Myrtle (Reeves) Parks, 93, of Wynnewood, Okla., and a Le Mars area native and longtime resident, died Wednesday, March 5, 2008, at Corn, Okla. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. March 10, at First Baptist Churchin Elmore City, Okla., with burial in Oaklawn Cemetery in Wynnewood, Okla...
Cornelius 'Casey' DenOuden (04/07/08)
Cornelius "Casey" DenOuden, 82, of Seney, died Saturday, April 5, 2008, at the Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Cornelius "Casey" DenOuden was born Sept. 29, 1925, in Ireton, the son of Hildebrant and Kathyrn (Muilenberg) DenOuden. Casey was raised and educated in Ireton. ...
Alvin L. Scheitler (04/07/08)
Alvin Scheitler, 87, of Le Mars, died Saturday April 5, 2008, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Alvin Leo Scheitler was born Sept. 16, 1920, at Oyens, the son of William and Martha (Masuen) Scheitler. He grew up in the Oyens area and attended St. ...
George J. Hoffmann (04/07/08)
George J. Hoffmann, 86, of Merrill, was taken to heaven on eagles wings Friday, April 4, 2008, from Indian Hills Hospice Care Unit in Sioux City. George J. Hoffmann was born Nov. 8, 1921, the son of Theodore F. & Elizabeth (Wiltgen) Hoffmann. He attended country school in Johnson #5 Township and St. ...
Julianna T. Langel (04/07/08)
Julianna T. Langel, 85, of Alton, died Sunday, April 6, 2008, at Orange City Area Health System Hospital in Orange City. Julianna T. Langel was born Dec. 18, 1922, at Alton, the daughter of William and Clara (Reith) Minten. Julianna was raised in Alton and received her education at St. ...
Donald Page (04/03/08)
Donald Page, 89, of Kingsley, died Tuesday, April 1, 2008, at the Kingsley Nursing and Rehab Center. Donald Pershing Page was born May 27, 1918, at Correctionville, the son of Frank and Ethel (Perkins) Page. He graduated from Kingsley High School and held various jobs in the area as a young man. He soon went to work for Page Silo Company, building silos throughout the Midwest for many years...
Donald Page (04/02/08)
Donald Page, 89, of Kingsley, died Tuesday, April 1, 2008, at the Kingsley Nursing and Rehab Center. Funeral services will take place at 2 p.m. Saturday at the United Congregational Church of Christ in Kingsley. The Rev. Bob Blair will officiate. Burial will follow at the Kingsley Cemetery. ...
Donald L. Simonson, Jr. (04/02/08)
Donald L. Simonson, Jr., 55, of Akron, and formerly of Hudson, S.D., died Monday, March 31, 2008 in Akron. There will be no visitation or services. The body will be cremated. Arrangements are under the direction of the Carlsen Funeral Home - Schroeder Chapel in Akron...