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Obituaries from April 2009

Donald H. Althaus (04/30/09)
Donald Herbert Althaus, 55, of San Antonio, Texas, formerly of Kingsley, was the victim of a homicide in San Antonio Jan. 22, 2009. Don was born Sept. 22, 1953, in Sioux City, the son of Herbert and Florence (Clausen) Althaus. He was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith at Salem Lutheran Church Correctionville. ...
Donald H. Althaus (04/29/09)
Donald Herbert Althaus, 55, of San Antonio, Texas, and formerly of Kingsley, was the victim of a homicide in San Antonio Jan. 22, 2009. An Open House celebrating Don's life will be held at the Johnson - Earnest Funeral Home in Kingsley, Saturday May 2, from 2-4:30 p.m. with the family present. He will be buried in a private ceremony at the Rock Branch Fairfield Cemetery with Pastor Ken Kraft officiating...
Kathryn R. Bennett (04/29/09)
Kathryn R. Bennett, 88, of Storm Lake, and formerly of Hinton, died Monday, April 27, 2009, at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake. Kathryn Rebecca Brown was born May 29, 1920, in Le Mars, the daughter of Clyde and Katheryn (Berger) Brown. She soon became known to family and friends as Kate...
Erwin Harms (04/28/09)
Erwin Harms, 85, of Le Mars, died Monday, April 27, 2009, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars surrounded by his family. Erwin J. Harms was born May 7, 1923 in rural Plymouth County, the son of Meta Harms. Erwin was baptized and confirmed at Christ Lutheran Church, rural Le Mars. ...
Patricia Martin (04/28/09)
Patricia Martin, 63, of Granville, died Sunday, April 26, 2009, at her home in Granville, after suffering six long weeks from complications from a surgery. Patricia Martin was born Sept. 7, 1945, at Alton, the daughter of Gerald and Edna (Kokenge) McCarthy. ...
Arlene Morehead (04/28/09)
Arlene Morehead, 83, of Akron, died Monday, April 27, 2009 at the Akron Care Center in Akron. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Akron. Pastor Larry Nilson of Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Cherokee will officiate. ...
Sarah J. 'Sally' Griffin (04/27/09)
Sarah J. "Sally" Griffin, 67, of Le Mars, died Saturday, April 25, 2009, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Sally was born Oct. 20, 1941, in Sioux City, the daughter of Benjamin and Alma (Mathison) DeHaan. She married Harold Bolton and to this marriage she was blessed with four children. She then married Lyle Griffin...
Erwin Harms (04/27/09)
Erwin Harms, 85, of Le Mars, died today (Monday), April 27, 2009 at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars surrounded by his family. Funeral arrangements are with the Carlsen Funeral Home of Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
Margaret Jean Manning (04/24/09)
Irene C. Meylor (04/27/09)
Irene C. Meylor, 78, of Marcus, died Saturday, April 25, 2009, at the Heartland Care Center in Marcus. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, at Holy Name Catholic Church in Marcus. The Rev. Eugene Murray will officiate. Burial will follow at the Holy Name Cemetery in Marcus. ...
Arlene Morehead (04/27/09)
Arlene Morhead, 83, of Akron, died today (Monday), April 27, 2009, at the Akron Care Center in Akron. Funeral services are pending with the Carlsen Funeral Home - Schroeder Chapel in Akron. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
Kenneth W. Konz (04/23/09)
Kenneth William Konz, 54, of Alton, died Tuesday, April 21, 2009, at his home in Alton after a brief courageous battle against cancer. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary Catholic Church in Alton with the Rev. Paul Eisele officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery in Alton...
Johneen R. Newberg (04/23/09)
Johneen R. (Bolshaw) Newberg, 68, of Sioux City, and formerly of the Hinton area, died Tuesday, April 21, 2009, at a Sioux City hospital after a lengthy, valiant fight with cancer. Memorial services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel, with Chaplain Marie Lykken officiating. Burial will be at a later date in Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be one hour prior to the service Friday at the funeral home...
Catherine 'Cathy' Gaul (04/21/09)
Catherine "Cathy" Laura (Rock) Gaul, 85, of Granville, died Sunday, April 19, 2009, at her home in Granville after a brief illness. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary Catholic Church in Alton with the Rev. Richard D. Ball officiating. Burial will be in Rosehill Cemetery in Rockwell City, with the Rev. Richards Ries officiating...
Harold Moffatt (04/21/09)
Harold Moffatt, 86, of Akron, died Sunday, April 19, 2009, at the Akron Care Center in Akron. Harold Lyle Moffatt was born August 12, 1922 on the family farm near Westfield, the son of Christy and Esther (Boyd) Moffatt. He attended country school near Westfield and later high school in Westfield. He graduated from Westfield High School in 1940...
Richard R. Ortmann (04/21/09)
Richard R. Ortmann, 75, of Windom, Minn., died peacefully with his family at his bedside, Saturday, April 18, 2009, at the Doughtery Hospice House in Sioux Falls, S.D. Richard Raymond Ortmann was born Jan. 13, 1934, in Remsen, the son of late John Henry and Eleanor (Bohnencamp) Ortmann. ...
James Nicholas Schueder (04/20/09)
James Nicholas Schueder, 83, was received by the Lord Saturday, April 18, 2009, with his wife and children at his bedside as he made the journey. Jim was born April 2, 1926, to Raymond and Laura (Daley) Schueder in Gaza, Iowa. He graduated from Calumet High School in 1945. On Sept. 20, 1947, he married the love of his life, Delores Bern, in Sutherland. They farmed for many years and lived in Florida for 11 years. Because of poor health, they moved back to Cherokee in 1998 to be with his family...
Donald L. Plate (04/20/09)
Donald L. Plate, 70, of Le Mars, died Friday, April 17, 2009, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Donald Lee Plate was born March 22, 1939, on his family's farm near Monroe, one of seven children born to Tim and Geraldine (Rouw) Plate. He graduated from Pella Christian High School...
Richard 'Dick' Ortmann (04/20/09)
Richard "Dick" Ortmann, 75, of Windom, Minn., died Saturday, April 18, 2009, at the Dougherty Hospice House in Sioux Falls, S.D. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Wedneday at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Windom with the Rev. Andrew Olsem officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery in Windom...
Harold Moffatt (04/20/09)
Harold Moffatt, 86, of Akron, died Sunday, April 19, 2009, at the Akron Care Center in Akron. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Akron. Pastor Steve Jewett of New Horizons United Church of Christ will officiate. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery in Akron. Visitation will be after 3 p.m. Tuesday with the family present after 6 p.m., all at Carlsen Funeral Home - Schroeder Chapel in Akron...
Marjorie H. Harm (04/16/09)
Marjorie H. Harm, 100, of Pierson, died Wednesday, April 15, 2009, at St. Luke's Medical Center in Sioux City. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Pierson United Methodist Church. Tge Rev. Bill Cotten will officiate. Burial will follow at the Greenwood Cemetery in Pierson. ...
Ross H. King (04/16/09)
Ross Heaton King, 84, of Sioux City, and a Le Mars area native, died Monday, April 13, 2009, at Indian Hills Nursing and Rehab Center in Sioux City. Memorial services will be at 11:30 a.m. Friday at Trinity Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Paul Johnson officiating. The body will be cremated. Visitation with the family will be 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the church. Arrangements are under the direction of Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel in Sioux City...
Lloyd J. Cronin (04/15/09)
Lloyd James Cronin, 92, of Holstein, and a Le Mars native, died Easter Sunday, April 12, 2009, at Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church in Holstein. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, with military rites conducted by the American Legion Dessel-Schmidt Post 225 of Holstein. ...
Bernard 'Bernie K.' Krommendyk (04/15/09)
Bernard "Bernie K" Krommendyk, 88, of Cherokee, was received by the Lord on Easter morning, April 12, 2009, with his wife of 65 years, his children and his grandchildren at his bedside as he made the journey. Bernie was born Oct. 31, 1920, at Hull, the son of Henry and Della (Bouma) Krommendyk. ...
Coral Mae Palmer (04/14/09)
Coral Mae Palmer, 90, of Grand Junction, Colo., died at 9 a.m. Thursday, April 2, 2009, at Hospice and Palliative Care of Western Colorado. Born May 13, 1918 in Anthon, Iowa, Coral Mae was the daughter of John and Mae Malcom Behrens and lived with her parents, five sisters and six brothers on various farms in Iowa. She graduated from Hinton High School in 1937 and married Dwight Schneider in 1940...
Bernard Krommendyk (04/14/09)
Bernard "Bernie K" Krommendyk, 88, of Cherokee, formerly of Le Mars died Sunday, April 12, 2009. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Memorial Presbyterian Church in Cherokee. Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Thursday in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Ireton, with military rites. Visitation will be 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, with the family present 6 to 8 p.m., at Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee...
Doris Madden (04/13/09)
Doris Madden, 79, of rural Akron, died Thursday, April 9, 2009, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church -- Ellendale, with the Rev. Daniel Greving presiding. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. ...
Rev. William A. Gregerson (04/10/09)
The Rev. William A. Gregerson, 89, of Sioux Falls, S.D., died Wednesday, April 8, 2009, at Southridge Health Care Center in Sioux Falls, S.D. Rev. William Arthur Gregerson was born June 13, 1919, the son of Arthur and Hazel (Naessig) Gregerson. He was raised near Webster, S.D., where he graduated from high school. He enlisted in the Army Air Corps and was married to Mildred Sannes on Nov. 22, 1941. After his service in the military, he returned to farm the Sannes homestead near Lily, S.D...
Doris Madden (04/10/09)
Doris Madden, 79, of rural Akron, died Thursday, April 9, 2009, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. The former Doris D. Thill was born Sept. 7, 1929, on a farm near Remsen, the daughter of John and Blanche (Delperdang) Thill. She grew up in the Remsen area and attended St. Mary's Catholic School. She married Donald A. Madden on May 23, 1950 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Remsen...
Clarence Langel (04/06/09)
Clarence Langel, 88, of Alton, died Saturday, April 4, 2009, at Heritage House Nursing Home at Orange City. Clarence Langel was born Nov. 6, 1920, at rural Le Mars, the son of Leo T. and Pauline (Rolfes) Langel. Clarence was raised in the Le Mars area and received his education at St. Joseph Catholic School in Le Mars. He was then a farm laborer in the Le Mars area. On Nov. 27, 1945 he married Julianna Minten at Alton where they made their home...
Fern M. Addy (04/03/09)
Fern M. Addy, 93, of Marcus, peacefully entered into rest on April 1, 2009, at Heartland Care Center, Marcus. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Holy Name Catholic Church in Marcus. The Rev. Eugene Murray will officiate. Burial will follow at the Holy Name Catholic Cemetery. ...
James 'Jim' W. Karl (04/03/09)
James "Jim" W. Karl, 56, died Monday, March 30, 2009, at his home in Le Mars. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars with Pastor Jon Meredith of the First Baptist Church of Le Mars officiating. Visitations with the family present will be after 6 p.m. Friday followed by a 7 p.m. prayer service. Interment will be in Memorial Cemetery with Military Honors provided by the Wasmer American Legion Post #241...
Alma Laura Kovarna (04/03/09)
Alma Laura (Edwards) Kovarna, 87, of Merrill, died Thursday, April 2, 2009, at Sunrise Community Retirement Center in Sioux City. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel, with the Rev. Roger Madden officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services Saturday at the funeral home...
Wayne Penning (04/03/09)
Wayne Penning, 91, of Le Mars, died Thursday, Dec. 18, 2008, at the 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. ...
Kay Schramm (04/02/09)
Kay Schramm, 72, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, March 17, 2009, following a lengthy illness. Kay H. Rasmus was born Nov. 23, 1936, in Cherokee, the daughter of Edward "Dale" and Vera Mae (Barnes) Rasmus. She graduated from Cherokee High School in 1955. She later attended college at the University of South Dakota in Vermillion...
James 'Jim' Karl (04/02/09)
James "Jim" W. Karl, 56, died Monday, March 30, 2009, at his home in Le Mars. James William Karl was born March 4, 1953, in Le Mars, the son of Clemence and Betty (Collins) Karl. Jim attended Le Mars Community High School and later served his country in the United States Marine Corps. Following his medical discharge from the Marines, Jim returned to Le Mars...
James W. Karl (04/01/09)
James W. Karl, 56, died Monday, March 30, 2009, at his home in 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.