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Obituaries from February 2009

Louise F. Bogenrief (02/27/09)
Louise F. Bogenrief, 93, of Hinton died Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2009, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Louise F. Bogenrief was born March 13, 1915, in Sioux City, the daughter of Ottokar Alexander and Louisa (Leocadia) Priborsky. She graduated from Sioux City Central in 1934...
Clifford W. Ferrin (02/25/09)
Clifford W. Ferrin, 81, formerly of Marcus and Le Mars, died Tuesday morning, Feb. 24, 2009, at the Heritage Pointe Assisted Living in Omaha, Neb., following a lengthy illness. Clifford was born June 26, 1927, in Willow Township, Cherokee County, Iowa the son of Horace and Mary (Hanson) Ferrin. He graduated from Grand Meadow High School in 1946. He married Margaret Furgason April 17, 1948, in Cherokee...
Judy A. Nelson (02/24/09)
Judy A. (Baack) Nelson, 61, of Sioux City, and a Hinton native, died Friday, Feb. 20, 2009, at a Sioux City hospital. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Redeemer Lutheran Church, with the Revs. Russell Senstad and David Zirpel officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, Sioux City. Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. today (Tuesday), with a prayer service at 7 p.m., at Morningside Chapel, Christy-Smith Funeral Home...
Rose W. Bride (02/23/09)
Rose W. Bride, 93, a resident of the Country Side Estates in Cherokee and formerly of Kingsley, died early Friday morning, Feb, 20, 2009, at the Country Side Estates. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Kingsley with the Rev. Mark J. Stoll officiating. Interment will be in the St. Michael's Parish Cemetery, Kingsley...
Rose W. Bride (02/20/09)
Rose W. Bride, 93, of Kingsley, died today (Friday), Feb. 20, 2009, at Country Side Estates in Cherokee. The Johnson-Earnest Funeral Home of Kingsley is assisting Rose's family with funeral arrangements. Memories, stories and expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Jack T. Edwards (02/20/09)
Jack T. Edwards, 86, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2009, at Brentwood Center, Good Samaritan Society-Le Mars. Funeral services will take place at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Mauer - Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars. The Rev. Gary Landsness of St. ...
Mary A. Borgheiinck (02/19/09)
Mary A. Borgheiinck, 60, of Marcus, died Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009, at a Sioux City hospital. Funeral services will take place at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Grace Untied Methodist Church in Marcus. The Rev. Gary McDonough will officiate. Burial will follow at the Marcus - Amherst Cemetery. ...
Jack T. Edwards (02/19/09)
Jack T. Edwards, 86, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2009, at Brentwood Center, Good Samaritan Society-Le Mars. Jack T. Edwards was born July 22, 1922, in Plymouth County, the son of Jess and Dorothy (Peterson) Edwards. Jack attended Clark Elementary in Le Mars and later Le Mars Central High School...
Darvin J. Hall (02/19/09)
Darvin Joseph Hall, 87, of rural Hinton, died Monday, Feb. 16, 2009, at his residence after a lengthy illness. Darvin was born Oct. 13, 1921, in Whiting, the eldest son of Ellwood and Alma (LaBrune) Hall. The family moved to the Jefferson, S.D., area when he was a child. h e graduated from Jefferson High School in 1939...
Jack T. Edwards (02/18/09)
Jack T. Edwards, 86, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2009, at Brentwood Center, Good Samaritan Society in Le Mars. The Mauer - Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars is assisting Jack's family with funeral arrangements. Memories, stories and expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Allen 'Bud' Schultz (02/18/09)
Allen A. "Bud" Schultz, 60, of Merrill, died Sunday, Feb. 15, 2009, at Mercy Medical Center at Sioux City. Allen A. "Bud" Schultz was born April 15, 1948, at Le Mars, the son of Alfred C. and Esther (Jurczewsky-Johnson) Schultz. Bud attended country school near the family farm. Bud graduated from Le Mars Central High School with the Class of 1966. Following high school, Bud studied auto mechanics at the Universal Trade School, at Omaha, Neb...
Avon Barnes (02/17/09)
Avon Carol (Trometer) Barnes, 70 of Sioux City, died Sunday, Feb. 15, 2009, at a local hospital surrounded by her family. Avon slipped away into her final resting place in Heaven. Avon was born May 30, 1938, in rural Merrill, the daughter of Edward and Martha (Schmid) Trometer. She was baptized and confirmed at the Merrill St. John Lutheran Church and received her education at Liberty High School in rural Merrill where she enjoyed cheerleading activities...
Bonita R. Collins (02/17/09)
Bonita R. Collins, 79, of Remsen, formerly of Flandreau, S.D., died Saturday, Feb. 14, 2009 at the Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen. She was born May 3, 1929 in Sioux Falls, S.D., the daughter of Rueben and Mary (Moore) Reichelt. She attended grade school in Tea, S.D., and graduated in 1947 from Washing High School in Sioux Falls. She attended SDSU in Brookings, S.D., and earned a degree with a double major in journalism and home economics...
Allen A. 'Bud' Schultz (02/17/09)
Allen A. "Bud" Schultz, 60, of Merrill, died Sunday, Feb. 15, 2009, at Mercy Medical Center at Sioux City. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Le Mars Bible Church with the Rev. Fred Gums officiating. Interment will be at the Stanton Township Cemetery. ...
Mark A. Lindgren (02/16/09)
Mark Arthur Lindgren, 57, of Sioux City, a Kingsley native, died Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2009, at his residence. Funeral services were at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Redeemer Lutheran Church, in Sioux City, with the Rev. Russell Senstad officiating. Burial was in Kingsley Cemetery at Kingsley, Iowa. Visitation was Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m., with the family present 6 to 8 p.m. and a 7 p.m. prayer service, at Morningside Chapel, Christy-Smith Funeral Home...
Allan A. Schultz (02/16/09)
Allan A. Schultz, 60, of Le Mars, died Sunday, Feb.15, 2009, at Mercy Medical Center at Sioux City. Arrangements are with the Carlsen Funeral Home of Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com.
Dorothy Boomgaarden (02/13/09)
Dorothy Boomgaarden, 79, of Hawarden, died Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2009, at Hillcrest Health Care Center in Hawarden with her family at her side. Dorothy Mae Meyer was born Oct. 21, 1929, in Elk Point, S.D., the daughter of Louie and Annie (Haage) Meyer. ...
Theodora 'Teddy' Earnest (02/13/09)
Theodora "Teddy" Earnest, 90, of Akron, died Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2009, at the Akron Care Center. Theodora Root was born Oct. 14, 1918, near Elk Point, S.D., the daughter of Ross and Anna Mae (Montage) Root. She attended Sayles Grade School District #26 near her home and later graduated from Akron High School in 1936...
Bennie Ahrendt (02/12/09)
Bennie Ahrendt, 95, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2009, at the Good Samaritan Village in Le Mars. Bennie Emil Ahrendt was born Dec. 7, 1913, on the family farm in Grant Township, Plymouth County, to Friedrich and Gesche (Cramer) Ahrendt. He was baptized and confirmed at Christ Lutheran Church (Grant Township). He attended country school near his home. When Bennie finished his education he farmed with his family...
Theodora 'Teddy' Earnest (02/12/09)
Theodora "Teddy" Earnest, 90, of Akron, died Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2009, at the Akron Care Center. Mass of Christian Burial will take place Monday at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Akron. The Rev. Roger Linnan will officiate. Burial will follow at the parish cemetery. ...
Harold N. Hecht (02/12/09)
Harold N. Hecht, 80, of Remsen, died unexpectedly Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2009, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Harold N. Hecht was born April 9, 1928, at Sioux City, the son of Theodore and Mary (Wiltgen) Hecht. Harold lived in rural Kingsley, until the age of 10, when he moved with his family to rural Merrill. He received his education in the rural school system and St. Joseph Catholic School in Le Mars. He was then engaged in farming near Merrill...
Bennie Ahrendt (02/11/09)
Bennie Ahrendt, 95, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2009, at Good Samaritan Village-Le Mars. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Christ Lutheran Church (Grant Township), rural Le Mars. The Rev. Gary Landsness will officiate. Burial will follow at Christ Lutheran Church Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. Friday at the Mauer -- Johnson Funeral Home with a prayer service at 7 p.m. There will also be one hour of visitation at the church prior to the service on Saturday...
Theodora 'Teddy' Earnest (02/11/09)
Theodora "Teddy" Earnest, 90, of Akron, died Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2009, at the Akron Care Center. The Mauer -- Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars is assisting Teddy's family with funeral arrangements. Stories, memories and expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Ruby Marshall (02/11/09)
Ruby Marshall, 79, of Hawarden, died Monday, Feb. 9, 2009, at Hillcrest Heath Center in Hawarden. Ruby Irene Diercksen was born June 9, 1929, west of Le Mars, the daughter of John and Laura (Peters) Diercksen. She graduated from Akron High School in the Class of 1947. Ruby worked at the bakery and the grain mill...
Louise Beitelspacher (02/10/09)
Louise Beitelspacher, 101, of Le Mars died peacefully Sunday, Feb. 8, 2009 at Plymouth Manor Care Center at Le Mars. Louise Wilhelmina Renken was born Oct. 20, 1907, on the family farm in Grant Township, rural Plymouth County, the daughter of Herman and Anna (Brabander) Renken. Louise was baptized and confirmed at Christ Lutheran Church. She received her education at the Christ Lutheran Parochial School...
Charley Jo Brewer (02/10/09)
Charley Jo Brewer, infant daughter of Michael and Jennifer Brewer of Harrisburg, S.D., became an angel Friday, Feb. 6, 2009, at Sanford Health USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, S.D. Charley is also survived by her maternal grandparents, Tom and Lori Ortmann, of Le Mars; paternal grandparents, Richard and Jan Brewer, of Clear Lake, S.D.; several aunts, uncles and cousin; and great-grandparents, Cleone Augustine of Remsen, Jim and Gretch Ortmann, of Le Mars, Ingvald and Janet Nielsen, of Brandt, S.D., and Timon and Ferna Brewer of Caldwell, Idaho.. ...
Alvina E. Kocher (02/10/09)
Alvina E. Kocher, 85, formerly of Le Mars died Friday, Febr. 6, 2009 at Regency Square Care Center in South Sioux City, Neb. A Memorial Service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 3713 Green Avenue, Sioux City, with Vance Harnack officiating. There will be one hour of visitation at Kingdom Hall prior to the service. The Mauer - Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars is assisting Alvina's family with arrangements...
Kathryn Dolores Lott (02/10/09)
Dolores "Dee" Lott, 84, of Le Mars, died on Sunday, Feb. 8, 2009 at the Good Samaritan Society in Le Mars following complications from Alzheimer 's disease. Kathryn Dolores Lott was born March 16, 1925 at Milo, Iowa, the daughter of Rev. Frank and Maude (Fenimore) Lister...
Louise Beitelspacher (02/09/09)
Louise Beitelspacher, 101, of Le Mars, died peacefully Sunday, Feb. 8, 2009, in the Plymouth Manor Care Center at Le Mars. Funeral arrangements are with the Carlsen Funeral Home of Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
Mildred M. Cornils (02/09/09)
Mildred M. Cornils, 96, of Sioux City, died Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2009, at a care facility in Le Mars of natural causes. Mildred was born July 30, 1912, in Bronson, the daughter of Fred and Edna (Prynn) Kamm. She attended country school and then graduated from Sioux City East in 1930. She married Henry Cornils on Jan. 8, 1938, in Sioux City. He died May 14, 1979...
Helen Klemme (02/09/09)
Helen Klemme, 92, of Akron, died Friday, Feb. 6, 2009, at St. Luke's Regional Medical Center in Sioux City. Funeral services were at 10:30 a.m. today (Monday) at First Baptist Church in Akron,. Pastor Mike Avery officiated. Burial was in Riverside Cemetery in Akron. Visitation was after 4 p.m. Sunday 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...
Aloua B. Knutson (02/09/09)
Aloua B. Knutson, 88, of Le Mars, died Friday, Feb. 6, 2009, at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Aloua Bertha Ernst was born Oct. 16, 1920, in Ticonic, Iowa, the daughter of William and Bertha Ann (West) Ernst. She was baptized Nov. 14, 1920, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Mapleton. She graduated from 8th grade at Ticonic School...
Alvina E. Kocher (02/09/09)
Alvina E. Kocher, 85, of rural Le Mars, died Friday, Feb. 6, 2009, at Regency Square Care Center in South Sioux City, Neb. The Mauer - Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars is assisting Alvina's family with funeral arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Dolores Lott (02/09/09)
Dolores Lott, 84, of Le Mars, died Sunday, Feb. 8, 2009, at the Good Samaritan Society-Le Mars. The Mauer - Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars is assisting Dolores' family with funeral arrangements. Stories, memories and expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Helen Klemme (02/06/09)
Helen Klemme, 92, of Akron, died today (Friday), Feb. 6, 2009, at St. Luke's Regional Medical Center in Sioux City. Services pending at the Carlsen Funeral Home - Schroeder Chapel in Akron, Iowa. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
Larry Kenneth Hunter (02/05/09)
Larry Kenneth Hunter, 59, of New Braunfels, Texas, died unexpectedly Monday, Feb. 2, 2009, in New Braunfels. Larry Kenneth Hunter was born Aug. 15, 1949, in Cherokee, Iowa. For more than 30 years, Larry worked in construction, building feed mills and grain elevators in Iowa. While living in Austin and Kyle, Texas, he also worked in construction and drove a Big Red delivery truck for nine years. He spent the last nine years working at the Wal-Mart Distribution Center in New Braunfels...
Kenneth W. Bohlke (02/04/09)
Kenneth William Bohlke, 73, of Inglewood, Calif., died peacefully Jan, 22, 2009, at his home in after a struggle with cancer. Ken was a long-time resident of Southern California working in the construction business. Ken had a zest for life, a wonderful sense of humor, and loved helping others. Ken's primary love was his family along with traveling, helping others with construction projects and bowling...
Armella Loesche (02/04/09)
Armella Loesche, 93, of Remsen, died Monday, Feb. 2, 2009, at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen Armella Loesche was born Dec. 18, 1915, at rural Remsen, the daughter of Joe and Mary (Bohlke) Bunkers. Armella was raised in the Remsen area and received her education at St. ...
George F. Stastny (02/03/09)
George F. Stastny, 80, of Merrill, died Friday, Jan. 30, 2009, at Indian Hills Nursing & Rehab Center in Sioux City, following a lengthy illness. George F. Stastny was born Feb. 12, 1928, the son of Frank and Mary (Janacek) Stastny. George grew up on a farm in Liberty Township in Plymouth County and attended Liberty Consolidated School at rural Merrill. He attended Westmar College in Le Mars and graduated from Ames College (now Iowa State University) as an electrical engineer in 1948...
Madonna H. Hellman (02/02/09)
Madonna Hellman, 83, of Le Mars, died Friday, Jan. 30, 2009, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Madonna was born March 12, 1925 in Dell Rapids, S.D., the daughter of Bernard and Caroline (Kosse) Hellman. She moved to Le Mars with her parents when she was a young girl and attended St. ...