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Obituaries from September 2008

Blaine Ross (09/29/08)
Blaine Ross, 78, of Akron, died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2008, at Alcester, S.D. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Akron with Msgr. Zenk officiating. Visitations will be Wednesday morning at the Carlsen Funeral Home, Schroeder Chapel after 9 a.m. Interment will be in the church cemetery...
Stanley P. Weiler (09/29/08)
Stanley P. "Stan" Weiler, 87 of Le Mars, died Saturday Sept. 27, 2008, at the Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Stanley was born March 27, 1921, on the family farm near Oyens, the son of John and Rose (Niehus) Weiler. He attended school at Remsen St. Mary's...
Thomas S. Stone (09/29/08)
MARYVILL, Ill. -- Thomas Sherman Stone, 77, of Maryville, Ill., and formerly of southern Indiana and northwest Arkansas, died Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2008, at Eden Village. He was born Dec. 18, 1930, in Antigo, Wis., the son of Bessie Marie (Church) and Harry Sherman Stone. ...
Kristine Ann Schnoes (09/26/08)
Kristine Ann Schnoes, 50, of Remsen, died Thursday, Sept. 25, 2008, at her home near Remsen. Kristine Ann Schnoes was born Dec. 8, 1957, at Le Mars, the daughter of Wayne and Lois (Alesch) Lenertz. Kris was raised in the Remsen area and received her education at St. Mary Catholic School from which she graduated in 1976. She then attended Stewart's School of Cosmetology in Sioux City, graduating in 1977...
David M. Lee (09/25/08)
David M. Lee, 60, of Marcus, died Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2008, at Cherokee Villa Nursing Home in Cherokee, following a lengthy illness. The Earnest -- Johnson Funeral Home of Marcus is assisting David's family with funeral arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Brooklyn E. Popken (09/25/08)
NORWALK -- Brooklyn Elizabeth Popken, infant daughter of Jeff and Lisa Popken of Norwalk, was born Sept. 13, 2008, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Brooklyn's strong will to live kept her with her family for 10 days. She went home to heaven while in her mommy and daddy's arms and surrounded by her loving family Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2008...
Gary Donlin (09/24/08)
Gary Donlin, 70, of Harlan, died Sunday, Sept. 21, 2008. Survivors include his wife, Sharon Donlin of Harlan; a daughter, Kelly Polson and grandchildren Kayla and Kyle Polson of Audubon, and daughter Tracey and John Schnell of Omaha, Neb.; two sisters, Lorraine Becker of Des Moines and Evelyn and Roscoe Small of Le Mars; and one brother, Dale and Pat Donlin of Le Mars...
Gary Donlin (09/23/08)
Gary Donlin, 70, of Harlan, died Sunday, Sept. 21, 2008. Survivors include his wife, Sharon Donlin of Harlan; a daughter, Kelly Polson and grandchildren Kayla and Kyle Polson of Audubon, and daughter Tracey and John Schnell of Omaha, Neb.; two sisters, Lorraine Becker of Des Moines and Evelyn and Roscoe Small of Le Mars; and one brother, Dale and Pat Donlin of Le Mars...
Nancy L. Gabel (09/23/08)
Nancy Lou Gabel, 62, of Le Mars, died Sunday, Sept. 21, 2008, at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Nancy Lou Gabel was born Oct. 8, 1945, in Le Mars, the daughter of Ralph and Mildred (Philips) Gabel. She lived her entire live in Plymouth County. Nancy attended school in Sheldon and Brunsville as well as the Harriet Ballou New Hope Center in Sioux City. After her education Nancy worked for a brief time at Life Skills Training Center in Le Mars...
Angeline Marie Grady (09/23/08)
Angeline Marie Grady, 91, of Alton, died Monday, Sept. 22, 2008, at Heritage House Nursing Home in Orange City. Angeline Marie Grady was born Dec. 17, 1916, at Wein, Mo., the daughter of Frank and Mary (Bixemann) Reichle. Angeline was raised and educated in the Wein area and moved with her family to the Granville, Iowa, area in 1935. ...
Helen Marion Reuter (09/23/08)
Helen Marion Reuter of Morgan Hill, Calif., daughter of former County Recorder, Marie Jahn, passed away peacefully Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008, with her 10 children by her side. Helen was born in Merrill on Oct. 30, 1922, and lived in Le Mars for many years. In 1957, she and her husband Joseph (Fritz) moved to San Jose, Calif., then to nearby Morgan Hill, in 1974...
Janice R. Wendl (09/23/08)
Following a lengthy hospital stay, Janice Regina Wendl passed away at Lakeside Hospital in west Omaha, Neb., on Friday, Sept. 19, 2008. The oldest child of the late Leo Wendl and the late Frances (Gehling) Wendl of Le Mars, she was born in Carroll on April 9, 1937. ...
Nancy Gabel (09/22/08)
Nancy Gabel, 62, a resident of Plymouth Manor Care Center in LeMars, passed away peacefully Sunday morning, Sept. 21, 2008, at Plymouth Manor. Funeral arrangements are pending at Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars.
Evan D. Klemme (09/22/08)
Evan D. Klemme, 5-week old son of Daniel and Jennifer (Bernard) Klemme of Akron, died suddenly Friday, Sept. 19, 2008, at his home in Akron. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Wesley United Methodist Church in Akron. The Rev. Tanya Sherrill and the Rev. ...
Helen Marion Reuter (09/22/08)
Helen Marion Reuter of Morgan Hill, Calif., daughter of former County Recorder, Marie Jahn, passed away peacefully Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008, with her 10 children by her side. Helen was born in Merrill on Oct. 30, 1922, and lived in Le Mars for many years. In 1957, she and her husband Joseph (Fritz) moved to San Jose, Calif., then to nearby Morgan Hill, in 1974...
Linda Lee Ruden (09/22/08)
Linda Lee Ruden, 57, of Estherville, died Saturday, Sept. 20, 2008, at Avera McKennan hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D. Linda was born on Sept. 5, 1951, in Estherville, the daughter of Darold and Phyllis (Martin) Griffith. She lived in Estherville her entire life where she graduated from high school in 1969. She met the love of her life on the first day of college and Herb and Linda celebrated their 37th anniversary on May 1, 2008...
Jerry L. Kelley (09/19/08)
Jerry L. Kelley, 66, of Hawarden, died Wednesday, Sept.17, 2008, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at Carlsen Funeral Home - Schroeder Chapel in Akron. The Rev. Dawn Quame of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Akron, will officiate. ...
Dr. Fred Elwood Marienau (09/19/08)
Dr. Fred Elwood Marienau, 78, of Sandpoint, Idaho,and a former Iowa and Le Mars area resident, died Thursday, Sept. 11, 2008, at his home. Memorial services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, at Christ Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1900 West Pine, Sandpoint, Idaho...
Darlene M. VanVoorst (09/18/08)
Arden "Lefty" Anderson (09/18/08)
Arden "Lefty" Anderson, 78, of Le Mars, died on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2008, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Arden Roy "Lefty" Anderson was born on March 25, 1930 in rural Spink, South Dakota, the son of Ed and Martha (Carlson) Anderson. He moved to the Le Mars, Iowa area as a young boy. Lefty was baptized and confirmed at St. John's Lutheran Church in Le Mars...
Arden 'Lefty' Anderson (09/17/08)
Arden "Lefty" Anderson, 78, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2008, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. John's Lutheran Church in Le Mars. Burial will follow at Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars with military honors provided by American Legion Wasmer Post #241. ...
Elliott C. Lee (09/17/08)
Elliott C. Lee, 87, of Spirit Lake, died Monday, Sept. 15, 2008, at Hilltop Care Center in Spirit Lake. Elliott Clayton Lee was born Nov. 15, 1920, in Jordan Township, near Soldier, the son of Elmer and Anna Thompson Lee. Elliott attended school in Soldier, graduating with the class of 1939. He then went on to further his education at Grand Island School of Business. Upon completion, he worked as deputy county recorder at Onawa...
Darlene M. Van Voorst (09/17/08)
Darlene M. VanVoorst, 80, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, Sept.16, 2008, at the Plymouth Manor Care Center 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...
Lavonne E. Buss (09/17/08)
Lavonne E. Buss, 86, of Le Mars, died suddenly Sunday, Sept. 14, 2008, at her home in Le Mars. Lavonne Evelyn Criswell was born July 2, 1922, on the family farm near Seney, the daughter of Wilbur and Lila (Darville) Criswell. When she was a young girl, her father died as a result of a farm accident. ...
Dolores M. Scott (09/17/08)
Dolores M. Scott of Merrill died Monday Sept. 15, 2008, at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars at the age of 85. The former Dolores Mary Junker was born July 11, 1923, near Oyens in Remsen Township, Plymouth County, Iowa, the daughter of Joseph and Margaret (Reard) Junker. She grew up near Oyens and graduated from Le Mars Central High School in 1941. Prior to her marriage Dolores taught in a country school in Plymouth County for several years...
Lavonne E. Buss (09/15/08)
Lavonne E. Buss, 86, of Le Mars, died suddenly Sunday, Sept. 14, 2008, at her home in Le Mars. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Presbyterian United Church of Christ in Le Mars with the Rev. Martin McDaniel officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Cemetery, Le Mars...
Bonnie Hassebroek (09/15/08)
Bonnie Jean (Brodie) Hassebroek of Sioux City, and an Ireton area native, died Friday, Sept. 12, 2008. Funeral services were at 11 a.m. today (Monday) at First Presbyterian Church, Sixth and Nebraska, in Sioux City, with the Rev. Matthew Miller officiating. ...
Wallace 'Wally' Marx (09/11/08)
Wallace A. "Wally" Marx, 82, of Sioux City, and a Le Mars native, died Monday, Sept. 8, 2008, at his home, under Hospice care and surrounded by his family, following a lengthy illness. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at the Church of the Nativity in Sioux City, with the Rev. ...
Harold C. Terrell (09/11/08)
Harold C. Terrell, 52, of Sioux City, and a former Hinton and Merrill area resident, died Sunday, Sept. 7, 2008, at his residence. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Morningside Chapel, Christy-Smith Funeral Homes in Sioux City, with Pastor Merrill Muller officiating. Cremation will follow the service. Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. today (Thursday), with the family present 6 to 8 p.m., at the funeral home...
Ronald D. Benshoff (09/10/08)
Ronald D. Benshoff, 77, of Marcus, died Monday, Sept. 8, 2008, at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will take place at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Church of the Nazarene in Le Mars. The Rev. Leonard Waller will officiate. A time of lunch and fellowship will follow at the Mauer - Johnson Funeral Home Fellowship Room in Le Mars following the funeral. ...
Lucille S. Husman (09/10/08)
Lucille S. Husman, 93, of Merrill, died Sunday, Sept. 7, 2008, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Lucille Husman was born June 27, 1915. at the family home in Merrill, the daughter of Andrew C. and Amanda (Karli) Carstensen. Lucille was baptized, confirmed, and married at St. ...
Ronald D. Benshoff (09/09/08)
Ronald D. Benshoff, 77, of Marcus, died Monday, Sept. 8, 2008, at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center. The Earnest - Johnson Funeral Home of Marcus is assisting Ronald's family with funeral arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Lucille S. Husman (09/09/08)
Lucille S. Husman, 93, of Merrill, died Sunday, Sept. 7, 2008, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Funeral services will take place at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. John Lutheran Church in Merrill. The Rev. Peter Boe will officiate. Burial will follow at Hillside Cemetery in Merrill. ...
Ralph A. Schweitzberger (09/09/08)
Ralph A. Schweitzberger, 96, of Kingsley, died Sunday, Sept. 7, 2008, at the Kingsley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral services will take place at 10 a.m. Friday at the Johnson - Earnest Funeral Home of Kingsley. The Rev. Roger Kurtenbach will officiate. ...
Jodie Schachelford (09/09/08)
Jodie Schachelford, 47, of Le Mars, passed away peacefully, Sunday, Sept. 7, 2008 at the Nebraska Methodist Hospital, Omaha, Neb., from injuries sustained in a motor cycle accident in July 2003. Jodie Sue Iverson was born July 11, 1961, at Redfield, S.D., the daughter of Daryl and Delores (White) Iverson. ...
Lucille S. Husman (09/08/08)
Lucille S. Husman, 93, of Merrill, died Sunday, Sept. 7, 2008, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. The Mauer - Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars is assisting Lucille's family with funeral arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Jodie Schackelford (09/08/08)
Jodie Schackelford, 47, of Le Mars, passed away peacefully, Sunday, Sept. 7, 2008, at Nebraska Methodist Hospital in Omaha, Neb., from injuries suffered in a motorcycle accident in 2003. Services are pending with Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
Ralph Schweitzberger (09/08/08)
Ralph Schweitzberger, 96, of Kingsley, died Sunday, Sept. 7, 2008, at the Kingsley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. The Johnson -- Earnest Funeral Home of Kingsley is assisting Ralph's family with funeral arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Dorothy R. Wiebersch (09/08/08)
Dorothy R. Wiebersch, 88, of Marcus, died Sunday, Sept. 7, 2008, at Heartland Care Center in Marcus. A memorial Mass will be held in October. The Earnest -- Johnson Funeral Home of Marcus is assisting Dorothy's family with arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Shawn (Langel) Kaiser (09/05/08)
Shawn (Langel) Kaiser, 49, of Jacksonville, Fla., died unexpectedly Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2008, at her home in the arms of her husband, Mark Kaiser. Shawn Elizabeth Langel Kaiser was born Dec. 17, 1958, the daughter of Larry and Lynn Langel. Shawn was a 1977 graduate of Le Mars Gehlen High School...
Marvel 'Sis' Johnson (09/04/08)
Marvel "Sis" Johnson, 92, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008, at the Good Samaritan Society-Le Mars in Le Mars. Marvel Luella Buhman was born July 15, 1916, in rural Plymouth County, near Le Mars, the daughter of Walter and Minnie (Utesch) Buhman. ...
Marvel 'Sis' Johnson (09/03/08)
Marvel "Sis" Johnson, 92, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008, at the Good Samaritan Society-Le Mars in Le Mars. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at St. John's Lutheran Church, E.L.C.A. in Le Mars with the Rev. Gary Landsness officiating. Interment will be in Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until service time at the church Friday morning...
Michael E. Aalberts (09/02/08)
Michael Aalberts, 58, of Le Mars, died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2008, at the Indian Hills Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Sioux City. Memorial services were held at 10 a.m. today (Tuesday) at the Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City.
Irene Pottebaum (09/02/08)
Irene Pottebaum, 94, of Alton, died Sunday, Aug. 31, 2008, at Orange City Area Health Systems Hospital in Orange City. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Mary Catholic Church in Alton. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Visitation will be after 2 p.m. Thursday, with a rosary at 3 p.m. by St. Mary Rosary Society and a vigil prayer service at 7:30 p.m., all at St. Mary Catholic Church in Alton...