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Obituaries from December 2008

Helen I. Burgers (12/31/08)
Helen I. Burgers, 83, of Le Mars, died Monday, Dec. 29, 2008, at Indian Hills Nursing and Rehab Center in Sioux City. Helen Irene Kopecky was born July 20, 1925, on the family farm east of Lynch, Neb., the daughter of John and Marie (Cejka) Kopecky. Helen was baptized into the Catholic faith. She attended school near her home. In 1951, Helen and her mother moved to Sioux City. She worked for various business in Sioux City...
Wendall Klemme (12/31/08)
Wendall Klemme, 76, of Sheldon, died Friday, Dec. 26, 2008, in McAllen, Texas. Wendall Klemme was born May 14, 1932, in Akron, the son of Walter H. and Alma (Osterthun) Klemme. He attended a country grade school and graduated from Akron High School in 1950. Wendall joined the United States Air Force in February 1952 and was honorably discharged Feb. 29, 1960. He was in active service four years and inactive service four years...
Helen I. Burgers (12/30/08)
Helen I. Burgers, 83, of Le Mars, died Monday, Dec. 29, 2008, at Indian Hills Nursing and Rehab Center in Sioux City. Services are pending with the Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
Lloyd O. Johnson (12/30/08)
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- Lloyd O. Johnson, 85, of Sioux Falls, S.D., died Dec. 29, 2008. He is the father of Julie Dirks of Le Mars. Lloyd was born March 19, 1923, the son of Miles and Clara (Christensen) Johnson. He married Robinette "Bobbie" (Thompson) Johnson in 1949 and the couple farmed in the Crooks, S.D., area. ...
Cornelia 'Connie' Hillrichs (12/29/08)
Cornelia "Connie" Hillrichs, 76, of Le Mars, died Thursday, Dec. 25, 2008, at St. Luke's Regional Medical Center in Sioux City. Cornelia Mae Hillrichs was born July 11, 1932 in Omaha, Neb., the daughter of Nelle (Anderson) Keehn. Connie was baptized and confirmed into the Lutheran faith. She was raised in southeastern South Dakota and attended country school. Later in life, Connie completed her GED...
Erla M. Lamp (12/29/08)
Erla Lamp, 79, of Le Mars, died peacefully Thursday, Dec. 25, 2008 at the Good Samaritan Society Le Mars. The former Erla Mae Ellis was born Feb. 10, 1929, at Madison, S.D., the daughter of John and Clara (Mathison) Ellis. She grew up in Madison and graduated from Madison High School in 1947. Erla married Melvin "Bud" Lamp on May 3, 1949 in Colman, S.D. Following their marriage the couple lived near Flandreau, S.D., for a few years and then moved to Madison, S.D...
Lorelei Youtzy (12/29/08)
Lorelei I. Youtzy, 55, of Hinton, died Thursday, Dec. 25, 2008, at a Sioux City hospital. Lorelei was born April 2, 1955, in Chamberlain, S.D., the daughter of Otto and Esthella (Bode) Swanson. She grew up in Pukwana, S.D., and graduated from Chamberlain High School. Lorelei then attended and graduated from South Dakota State University. She was a medical technician and later became a lay chaplain for Market Place ministries, serving at Bickford Cottages, which she loved dearly...
Erla Lamp (12/26/08)
Erla Lamp, 79, of Le Mars, died peacefully Thursday Dec. 25, 2008, at Good Samaritan Society-Le Mars. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. James Catholic Church in Le Mars. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation will be after 3 p.m. Sunday at the Feuerstein Funeral Home in Le Mars, where there will be a parish rosary at 4 p.m. and a vigil prayer service at 7 p.m...
Cornelia 'Connie' Hillrichs (12/26/08)
Cornelia "Connie" Hillrichs, 76, of Le Mars, died Thursday, Dec. 25, 2008, at St. Luke's Regional Medical Center in Sioux City. Funeral arrangements are with the Carlsen Funeral Home of Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
Elizabeth Hauff (12/26/08)
Elizabeth Hauff, 93, of Merrill, died Monday, Dec. 22, 2008 at Good Samaritan Society in Le Mars. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Sioux City, with the Rev. Ronald Osborne and the Rev. Karen Wacome officiating. ...
Monte Easton (12/26/08)
Monte Easton, 71, of Le Mars was called to his heavenly home Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2008, after a battle with cancer. Monte Ray Easton was born Nov. 2, 1937, in Le Mars, the son of James A. and Eva (Woods) Easton. He attended country school and graduated with the class of 1957 from Merrill High School. Following graduation, he moved to Chicago, Ill., and worked for Capitol Airlines. He later moved back to Iowa and took up farming...
Wayne Bates (12/26/08)
Wayne Bates, 68, of Merrill, died Monday, Dec. 22, 2008, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Wayne R. Bates was born March 19, 1940, at Sioux City, the son of Loran and Jessie (Macklem) Bates. Wayne graduated from Hinton High School in 1959. Wayne was united in marriage to Loanne Marbach Oct. 24, 1971, at Le Mars. To this union three children were born, Mike, Kevin, and Todd...
Wayne Bates (12/24/08)
Wayne Bates, 68, of Merrill, died Monday, Dec. 22, 2008, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at First Assembly of God Church in Sioux City with Pastor Al Weiss officiating. Following the service cremation will occur with inurnment in the spring...
Monte Easton (12/24/08)
Monte Easton, of Le Mars died Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2008, surrounded by his family at home. Funeral arrangements are with the Carlsen Funeral Home of Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com.
Elizabeth Hauff (12/24/08)
Elizabeth Hauff, 93, of Merrill, died Monday, Dec. 22, 2008, at Good Samaritan Society in Le Mars. Elizabeth Irwin Rhea was born April 4, 1915, at Sioux City, the daughter of Robert and Alice (Metzger) Rhea. Elizabeth was baptized and confirmed into the Episcopal faith. Elizabeth grew up in Sioux City and graduated with honors from Central High School in 1933. Elizabeth had worked at the Orpheum Theater as a young woman...
Duane Heimgartner (12/24/08)
Duane Heimgartner, 83, of Le Mars, died Monday, Dec. 22, 2008, at Good Samaritan Society in Le Mars. Duane George Heimgartner was born Nov. 21, 1925, on the family farm in Lincoln Township, near Hinton, the son of Henry and Katherine (Voegeli) Heimgartner. Duane was baptized and confirmed at Trinity Lutheran Church, rural Hinton. He attended country school near his home in Lincoln Township. Duane was united in marriage to Lorna Eppling on July 21, 1946 at Trinity Lutheran Church...
Jerry Sherlock (12/24/08)
Jerry Sherlock, 73, of Jefferson and a Le Mars native, died Sunday, Dec. 21, 2008, in Jefferson. He is survived by his son, Kevin (Tammy Hale) of Scranton; daughters, Beth De Moss and Sue Sherlock (Kenny Hostetler), all of Jefferson; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild; four brothers, Alfred "Sonny" of Le Mars, Ray (Zelda) of Merrill, Cyril "Cy" (Phyllis) of California, LeRoy (Claudette) of Jefferson; eight sisters, Helen Rolling (Mark), Rosie Kurth (Paul), Doris Rolfes, Loretta "Tiny" Hoss, Mary Fulton (Bob), Esther Schrader (Tom) and Norine Harvey (Keith), all of Le Mars, and Julie McElhany (Jim), of Sioux City.. ...
Wayne Bates (12/23/08)
Wayne Bates, 68, of Merrill, died Monday, Dec. 22, 2008, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Funeral arrangements are with the Carlsen Funeral Home of Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
Walter 'Allen' Crabb (12/23/08)
Walter "Allen" Crabb, 97, of Kingsley, died early Sunday morning, Dec. 21, 2008, at the Kingsley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Walter Allen Crabb was born May 23, 1911, in Aurelia, the son of Jennie Milicent (Day) and Albert Samuel Crabb. He was the second son and a twin son of six sons born to his parents...
John A. Hamman (12/23/08)
John A. Hamman, 46, died unexpectedly Saturday, Dec. 20, 2008, from a tractor accident. John Alan Hamman was born Dec. 28, 1961, at Le Mars, the son of Francis and Linda (Phippen) Hamman. He grew up in the Kingsley area graduating from Kingsley High School. ...
Elizabeth Hauff (12/23/08)
Elizabeth Hauff, 93, of Merrill, died Monday, Dec. 22, 2008, at Good Samaritan Society-Le Mars. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Sioux City, with the Rev. Ronald Osborne and the Rev. Karen Wacome officiating. Interment will be in Hillside Cemetery, Merrill. Following the committal service, their will be a reception at the Merrill United Methodist Church for family and friends...
Duane Heimgartner (12/23/08)
Duane Heimgartner, 83, of Le Mars, died Monday, Dec. 22, 2008, at Good Samaritan Society-Le Mars. Funeral arrangements are with the Carlsen Funeral Home of Le Mars, Iowa. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
Wayne Bates (12/22/08)
Wayne Bates, 68, of Merrill, died today (Monday), Dec. 22, 2008 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Funeral arrangements are with the Carlsen Funeral Home of Le Mars, Iowa. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
Walter A. Crabb (12/22/08)
Walter A. Crabb, 97, of Kingsley, died early Sunday morning, Dec. 21, 2008, at the Kingsley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. With respect to Walter's wishes, cremation has taken place. Johnson-Earnest Funeral Home in Kingsley is assisting Walter's family with funeral arrangements...
Elizabeth Hauff (12/22/08)
Elizabeth Hauff, 93, of Merrill, died today (Monday), Dec. 22, 2008, at Good Samaritan Society-Le Mars. Funeral arrangements are with the Carlsen Funeral Home of Le Mars, Iowa. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
Duane Heimgartner (12/22/08)
Duane Heimgartner, 83, of Le Mars, died today (Monday), Dec. 22, 2008, at Good Samaritan Society, 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...
Grace Hibma (12/22/08)
Grace Hibma, 90, of Maurice, died Thursday, Dec. 18, 2008, at the Orange City Area Health System Hospital. Grace was born June 28, 1918, at Boyden, the daughter of Jake and Anna (Vander Vliet) Jans. She was raised in the Boyden and Hull area, where she attended country school...
Shirley M. Rohlfsen (12/22/08)
Shirley M. Rohlfsen, 83, of Le Mars, and formerly of Huntington Beach, Calif., died Thursday, Dec. 18, 2008, at the Good Samaritan Society in Le Mars. Shirley Mae Rohlfsen was born March 7, 1925, in Marcus, the daughter of George and Lydia (Kilker) Rohlfsen. The family moved to Le Mars, where Shirley attended school. She graduated from Le Mars High School and soon after moved to California...
Marion F. Thiel (12/22/08)
Marion F. Thiel, 69, of Remsen, died Saturday, Dec. 20, 2008, at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen Marion F. Thiel was born Nov. 24, 1939, at Remsen, the son of John G. "Jack" & Lucille (Tracey) Thiel. Marion was raised in Remsen and received his education at St. Mary's Catholic School, from which he graduated in 1958. He then worked for his father at Jack Thiel Repair in Remsen...
Grace Hibma (12/19/08)
Mrs. Grace Hibma, age 90, of Maurice, died Thursday, Dec. 18, 2008, at the Orange City Area Health System Hospital. Arrangements are being completed by the Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City.
Evelyn Ney (12/19/08)
Evelyn Ney, 93, of Granville, died Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2008, at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Cathlic Church in Granville with the Rev. Richard Ball officiating. Burial will be in S. ...
Wayne Penning (12/19/08)
Wayne Penning, 91, of Le Mars, died Thursday, Dec. 18, 2008, at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. William Wayne Penning was born April 26, 1917, in Le Mars, the son of William and Bessie (Reeves) Penning. Wayne attended school in Le Mars and graduated from Le Mars Central High School in 1935. Wayne was united in marriage to Harriett Harker Jan. 12, 1936 in Le Mars...
Thomas J. Trobaugh (12/19/08)
Thomas J. Trobaugh, 56, of Le Mars, died suddenly Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2008, in Ogden, Utah. Thomas John Trobaugh was born Oct. 21, 1952, at Le Mars, the son of John and Dorothy (Downing) Trobaugh. Tom was baptized and confirmed at Calvary Methodist Church. He attended school in Le Mars and graduated from Le Mars Central High School in 1971. Following high school, Tom attended Westmar College for two years. He then went to work as an optical assistant in Sioux City and later in Kansas City...
Elnora T. Jenkins (12/18/08)
Elnora T. (Tucker) Jenkins, 80, of Sioux City, died Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2008, at Mercy Medical Center, Sioux City. Elnora T. (Tucker) Jenkins was born Feb. 16, 1928, in Grant Township, near Le Mars, the daughter of Elmer and Hannah (Mammen) Tucker. In 1944, she started out as a paper "boy" for The Sioux City Journal. She was employed with Cudahy Meat Packing Plant, where she met Alfred...
Cheryl Sandbulte (12/18/08)
Cheryl Sandbulte, 46, of Minneapolis, Minn., a Sioux Center native and former Le Mars resident, died Monday, Dec. 15, 2008, at the University Good Samaritan Center in Minneapolis. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at Carmel Reformed Church in rural Rock Valley, with the Rev. Mark Heijerman officiating. Burial will be in Carmel Cemetery. Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. today (Thursday), with the family present 6 to 8 p.m., at Memorial Funeral Home in Sioux Center...
Dorothy Mulvany (12/17/08)
Dorothy Mulvany, 95, of Marcus, died Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2008, at Heartland Care Center in Marcus. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Holy Name Catholic Church of Marcus. The Rev. Eugene Murray will celebrate Mass. Burial will follow at the parish cemetery...
Thomas J. Trobaugh (12/17/08)
Thomas J. Trobaugh, 56, of Le Mars, died suddenly Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2008, in Ogden, Utah. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
Clara Watson (12/17/08)
Clara Watson, 83, of Knoxville, Tenn., formerly of Sioux City, died Saturday, Dec. 13, 2008, in Knoxville. Clara was born Dec.10, 1925, in Stuart, Iowa the daughter of Homer and Christina (Anderssen) Little. Clara married Alvin Watson on June 1, 1946. Clara sold beauty supplies in Sioux City for Dickson Beauty Supply...
Vera Lucille Elliott (12/16/08)
Vera Lucille Elliott, 95, of Fremont, Neb., and formerly of Craig and Le Mars, died Sunday, Dec. 14, 2008, at Arbor Manor in Fremont, Neb. Vera Lucille Elliott was born March 7, 1913, on a farm in Grant Township, Plymouth County, the third of five children to Jesse B. and Maude (Phillips) Peebles. She attended country school near her home and helped her parents with farming...
Dorothy Mulvany (12/16/08)
Dorothy Mulvany, 95, of Marcus, died today (Tuesday), Dec. 16, 2008, at Heartland Care Center in Marcus. The Earnest -- Johnson Funeral Home of Marcus is assisting Dorothy's family with funeral arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Gladys E. Vlieger (12/16/08)
Gladys Vlieger, 82, of rural Maurice, was called home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Saturday Dec.13, 2008. The former Gladys Eileen Becker was born Dec. 27, 1925, the daughter of Louis and Jennie (Nicholson) Becker at the Becker homestead near Ireton. Gladys attended #7 Reading Township country school for eight years and attended Maurice High School in Maurice for four years, graduating in 1943...
Kathleen Bohnenkamp (12/15/08)
Kathleen Bohnenkamp, 73, of Remsen, died Saturday, Dec. 13, 2008, Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Kathleen Bohnenkamp was born Nov. 1, 1935, at Beresford, S.D., the daughter of Ralph and Margaret (Brown) Lyle. Kathy was raised in the Beresford area and attended grade school at North Spink Country Grade School for eight years, then attended Mount Marty High School at Yankton, S.D., graduating in 1953. ...
Vera Lucille Elliott (12/15/08)
Vera Lucille Elliott, 95, of Fremont, Neb., and formerly of Le Mars, died Sunday, Dec. 14, 2008, at Arbor Manor in Fremont, Neb. Funeral services will take place at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the St. John Evangelical Lutheran church in Craig. The Rev. Barb Hansen will officiate. ...
Troy Haakenson (12/15/08)
Troy Haakenson, 36, of rural Le Mars, died Thursday, Dec. 11, 2008 from an automobile accident in rural Cherokee County, Iowa. Troy Ellis Haakenson was born Sept. 21, 1972, at Montevideo, Minn., the son of Steve and Kathy (Sumner) Haakenson. Troy was raised near Dawson, Minn., and later moved with his family to Sergeant Bluff, Iowa. ...
Willard H. Herman (12/15/08)
Willard H. Herman, 80, of Le Mars, died Thursday, Dec. 11, 2008 at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Willard Harvey Herman was born Aug. 15, 1928, on the family farm southeast of Merrill, the son of Harvey and Mabel (Gabel) Herman. Willard attended country school near Merrill. Willard worked for area farmers for a number of years. He was united in marriage to Estella Andersen on Nov. 28, 1950 at Nebraska City, Neb...
Florence Schroeder (12/15/08)
Mrs. Clarence (Florence) Schroeder of Le Mars, died at the beautiful age of 100 Saturday, Dec. 13, 2008, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars, Florence Schroeder was born May 17, 1908, to Anton and Theresa (Foerster) Warborg, on her parents farm southwest of Remsen...
Gladys E. Vlieger (12/15/08)
Gladys Vlieger, 82, of rural Maurice died Saturday Dec. 13, 2008, at Good Samaritan Village of Le Mars. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. John's Lutheran Church, rural Ireton. There will be a private burial before the funeral service in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Ireton...
Willard H. Herman (12/12/08)
Willard H. Herman, 80, of Le Mars, died Thursday, Dec. 11, 2008, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Funeral services are pending with the Carlsen Funeral Home of Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
Norma J. Lubben (12/12/08)
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- Norma J. Lubben, 84 of Sioux Falls, S.D., died Thursday, Dec. 11, 2008, at Avera Prince of Peace Nursing Home. She was born Aug. 30, 1924, in Remsen. She was united in marriage to Harm Lubben on May 10, 1952 in Le Mars. She was a member of First Lutheran Church, the Dakota Bandits and Shirts and Skirts Square Dance Clubs. She had worked at Central Plains Clinic for 25 years as a medical secretary...
Mike Zoeller (12/12/08)
Michael "Mike" Zoeller, 39, of Sioux City, Iowa, formerly of Akron, died Thursday, Dec. 11, 2008, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City following a lengthy battle with cancer. Services are pending with the Carlsen Funeral Home -- Schroeder Chapel in Akron...
Margaret C. Penning (12/11/08)
Margaret Catherine Penning, 89, of Granville, died Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008, at Sanford Care Center in Sheldon. Margaret Catherine Penning was born May 14, 1919, at rural Granville, the daughter of Gregor and Mary (Reith) Penning. Catherine was raised and educated in the Granville area. ...
Marlis Linstrand (12/11/08)
Marlis Linstrand, 78, of Le Mars, died suddenly Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008, at the Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Peter Lutheran Church, Brunsville, with the Rev. Dan Gerrietts officiating. Interment will be in Memorial Cemetery, Le Mars. ...
Marlis Linstrand (12/10/08)
Marlis Linstrand, 78, of Le Mars, died suddenly Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008, at the Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Marlis Angela Siebens was born June 18, 1930, on the family farm north of Brunsville in Washington Township, the daughter of John and Helena (Rieken) Siebens. ...
Marlis Linstrand (12/09/08)
Marlis Linstrand, 78, of Le Mars passed away suddenly Tuesday, December 9, 2008 at the Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars, Iowa. Funeral arrangements are with the Carlsen Funeral Home of Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
Kirk C. Koithan, D.O. (12/08/08)
Kirk C. Koithan, D.O., 49, of Hinton died Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2008, at a Sioux City hospital following a lengthy illness. Services were at 11 a.m. today (Monday) at Calvary Lutheran Church in Sioux City, with the Rev. James Travis officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery at Mapleton. Visitation was 3 to 8 p.m. Sunday, with the family present 6 to 8 p.m. and a 7 p.m. prayer service, at Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel. Condolences may be sent online to www.meyerbroschapels.com...
Betty Jean Witt Guyer (12/08/08)
Betty Jean Witt Guyer, 77, of Highland Ranch, Colo., was called home by her Lord Friday, Nov. 28, 2008. Betty Jean Witt was born May 27, 1930, in Le Mars. She was the only child of Carl H. and Anna S. Witt, formerly of Le Mars. Betty was valedictorian of her high school class in 1948. ...
Lowell G. Moeller (12/08/08)
Lowell G. Moeller, 76, of Ireton died Saturday, Dec. 6, 2008, at Hillcrest Health Care Center in Hawarden. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Ireton, with the Rev. Marcel Kohlmeyer officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Visitation will begin noon Tuesday, with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m., at Porter Funeral Home in Ireton...
Gertrude 'Gert' Uithoven (12/08/08)
Gertrude "Gert" Uithoven, 78, of Akron, died Thursday, Dec. 4, 2008, at the Hospice House in Omaha, Neb. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Trinity Lutheran Church, E.L.C.A. in Akron. The Rev. Jean Morse will officiate. Interment will follow in Riverside Cemetery in Akron. Visitation will be after 2 p.m. Tuesday, with the family present at 6 p.m., and a prayer service at 7 p.m., all at Carlsen Funeral Home -- Schroeder Chapel in Akron...
Ralph Augustine (12/05/08)
Ralph Augustine, 74, of Remsen, died Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2008, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Ralph Augustine was born Feb. 9, 1934, at rural Geddes, S.D., the son of Joseph and Alvina (Schilmoeller) Augustine. Ralph lived at Geddes with his family until 1941 when they moved to near Remsen. In 1945 they moved to near Marcus, where he graduated from Holy Name High School at Marcus in 1951. He was then employed in the Remsen area...
John Mayrose (12/05/08)
John Mayrose, 30, of North Liberty, and formerly of Le Mars died Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2008, in a traffic accident near the Marengo interchange on I-80. John Douglas Mayrose was born Aug. 27, 1978, in Le Mars, the son of Doug and Karen (Beaulieu) Mayrose. He grew up in Le Mars and graduated from Le Mars Community High School in 1997 and from Loras College in Dubuque in 2002 with a degree in sports marketing. John was currently living in North Liberty and was employed with Voss Distribution...
Wilma H. Wilms (12/05/08)
Wilma H. Wilms, 96, of Iowa City, formerly of Le Mars, died Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2008 at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City. Wilma Hertha Krull was born Oct. 27, 1912, in Hawarden, the daughter of Gerhard Folkert and Gretchen Emma (Braams) Krull. In 1919 Wilma and her family traveled to the Wilhelmshaven, Germany to visit family. ...
Wilma H. Wilms (12/04/08)
Wilma H. Wilms, 96, of Iowa City and formerly of Le Mars, died Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2008, at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City. Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at St. John's Lutheran Church in Le Mars. The Rev. Gary Landsness will officiate. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memory Gardens in Le Mars. Visitation will begin at 12:30 p.m. Saturday at St. John's Lutheran Church and will continue until service time. The Mauer - Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars is in charge of arrangements...
Dorothy A. Rainboth (12/02/08)
Dorothy A. Rainboth, 88, of Marcus, died Sunday, Nov. 30, 2008, at the Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Dorothy Agnes Rainboth was born Sept. 4, 1920, on the family farm near Kingsley, the daughter of George Arthur and Mary Agnes (Conley) Pratt. She attended rural school near her home and later graduated from Union Consolidated High School, rural Remsen. ...
Fern E. Eilts (12/01/08)
Fern Elizaebth Eilts, 92, of Ireton, died in faith on Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008, at the Royale Meadows Care Center in Sioux Center. Fern Elizabeth Eilts was born April 6, 1916, near Ireton, the fifth daughter of eight children to Bruce and Flossie (Thomas) Houlton. ...
Dorothy A. Rainboth (12/01/08)
Dorothy A. Rainboth, 88, of Marcus, died Sunday, Nov. 30, 2008, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Grace United Methodist Church in Marcus. The Rev. Gary McDonough will officiate. Burial will follow at the Marcus Amherst Cemetery. ...
Mary Rita Walsh (12/01/08)
Mary Rita Walsh of Le Mars died at the age of 81 on Thursday Nov. 27, 2008, at the Good Samaritan Society-Le Mars. The former Mary Rita Sieverding was born July 10, 1927 in Le Mars, the daughter of Wilbur and Esther (Schnepf) Sieverding. She grew up in Le Mars and graduated from Le Mars Central High School. ...