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Obituaries from February 2010

Betty J. Bunt (02/26/10)
Betty J. Bunt, 86, of Palestine, Texas, formerly of Le Mars, died Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2010, at her home in Palestine, Texas. Betty Jane Bunt was born March 29, 1923, in Winterset S.D., the daughter of Donald Vern and Lillian Mae (Tooker) Gee. Betty was a longtime resident of Le Mars who was best known as the baker and cook at Truck Haven Cafe for many of years. ...
Paul 'Pat' Clayton (02/26/10)
Paul "Pat" Thomas Clayton, 56 of Remsen, died Sunday Feb. 21, 2010 at Royal C. Johnson Veterans Memorial Medical Center in Sioux Falls, S.D. Pat was born Jan. 23, 1954, to Jerrold and Anna "Dutch" (Nickles) Clayton, at Chariton. In the mid 1960s, he moved with his family to Sioux City where he attended Central High School. On Jan. 25, 1972, he entered the U. S. Air Force and was honorably discharged Jan. 23, 1976...
Dolores C. 'Dolly' Klohs (02/26/10)
Dolores C. "Dolly" Klohs, 88, of Orangevale, Calif., and formerly of Le Mars, died Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2010, at Eskaton Fountain Wood Lodge Assisted Living Center in Orangevale, Calif. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 2, at the Mauer -- Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memories Gardens in Le Mars...
Nick L. Manning (02/26/10)
Nick L. Manning, 61, of Le Mars, passed away surrounded by his family Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2010, at Mercy Medical Center, Sioux City. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Presbyterian United Church of Christ in Le Mars with the Rev. Jan Christensen officiating. ...
J. Maxine Powell (02/26/10)
J. Maxine Powell, 89, of Waukee, died Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2010, at Methodist West Hospital. Maxine was born Oct. 26, 1921, in Dexter, the daughter of Omer and Christena Little. She graduated from Guthrie Center High School. She married Joseph William Powell at the Little Brown Church in Nashua on Easter Sunday April 25, 1943...
Betty J. Bunt (02/25/10)
Betty J. Bunt, 86, of Palestine, Texas, formerly of Le Mars, died Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2010, in Palestine, Texas. The Mauer - Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars is assisting Betty's family with funeral arrangements. Stories, memories and expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Nick L. Manning (02/25/10)
Nick L. Manning, 61, of Le Mars, passed away surrounded by his family Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2010, at Mercy Medical Center, Sioux City. Nicholas LaVerne Manning was born April 8, 1948, in Sioux City, the son of Milo and Margaret Jean (Dennler) Manning. Nick was raised in Le Mars and graduated from Le Mars Central High School with the Class of 1967. ...
Lois K. Rose (02/25/10)
Ronald R. Williams (02/25/10)
Ronald Ray Williams, 64, of Le Mars, died Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2010, at University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Neb. Ronald Ray Williams was born Aug. 17, 1945, in Le Mars, the son of William Sr. and Elizabeth (Wiebersch) Williams. He graduated from Le Mars High School in 1964. ...
Dolores Klohs (02/24/10)
Dolores Klohs, 88, of Orangevale, Calif., and formerly of Le Mars, died Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2010, at the Eskaton Fountain Wood Lodge Assisted Living Center in Orangevale, Calif. The Mauer - Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars is assisting Dolores' family with funeral arrangements...
Albert D. Lade Jr. (02/24/10)
Albert D. Lade Jr., 74, of Le Mars, died Sunday, Feb. 21, 2010, at St. Luke's Regional Medical Center, Sioux City. Albert Dean Lade was born Aug. 14, 1935, at Sioux City, the son of Albert Lade Sr. and Edna (Ludwigs) Lade. Albert graduated from Hull High School, Hull. ...
Nick L. Manning (02/24/10)
Nick L. Manning, 61, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2010, at Mercy Medical Center, 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...
Kenneth F. Dreckman (02/23/10)
Kenneth F. Dreckman, 74, of Hawarden, died Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010 at his residence. Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, at the Hawarden Community Center, 1150 Central Avenue, East Entrance, with Tom Callender of the West Congregation of the Jehovah Witness officiating...
Eugene N. Helmers (02/23/10)
Eugene Norroy Helmers, 99, of Canon City, Colo., and a Rock Rapids native, died Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2010. Eugene was born Aug. 7, 1910, in Rock Rapids. He married his first wife, Berniece Irene Van Buskirk July 11, 1942. He cleared forest land in northern Minnesota and South Dakota for many years. Eugene then moved to Colorado in 1958 and worked as a rancher...
Marcella M. Schlesser (02/23/10)
Marcella Schlesser, 84, of Struble, died Saturday, Feb. 20, 2010, at the Good Samaritan Village of Le Mars. The former Marcella Marie Rotering was born Feb. 3, 1926, at Arcadia, Wis., the daughter of Albin and Margaret (Schlesser) Rotering. Marcella attended school at Eagle Valley and Arcadia, Wis. She married Milo Schlesser at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Arcadia Nov. 15, 1948. The couple farmed their entire married lives in the Maurice and Struble area...
Mary E. Sedgwick (02/23/10)
Mary Elizabeth Dunlap Sedgwick, 93, of Hawarden, died Friday Feb. 19, 2010, in Hawarden. Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26, at United Methodist Church in Hawarden. Visitation will be 2 to 7 p.m. Thursday, with the family present 6 to 8 p.m. and a prayer service at 7 p.m., at the Porter Funeral Home in Hawarden...
Ronald R. Williams (02/23/10)
Ronald Ray Williams, 64, of Le Mars, died Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2010 at University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Neb. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 27, at St. James Catholic Church in Le Mars. The Rev. Matt Hewitt will celebrate Mass. Burial will take place at Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday at the church...
Norman L. Klaus (02/22/10)
Norman L. Klaus, 79 of Hawarden, went to be with the Lord Saturday, February 20, 2010, at his residence with his family present. Funeral Service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Hawarden with the Rev. Todd Bunge officiating. Burial will be in the Grace Hill Cemetery. Visitation will begin at noon today (Monday), with a prayer service at 7 p.m. at the Porter Funeral Home in Hawarden...
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Albert Lade (02/22/10)
Albert Lade, 74, of Le Mars, died Sunday, Feb. 21, 2010, at St. Luke's Regional Medical Center, Sioux City. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Carlsen Funeral Home of Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
Marcella M. Schlesser (02/22/10)
Marcella Schlesser, 84, of Struble, Saturday Feb. 20, 2010, at the Good Samaritan Society-Le Mars. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Struble, with the Rev. Dan Greving officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. ...
Marilyn Morgan (02/22/10)
Marilyn Joan (Tammen) Morgan, of Clarion, rested from her earthly journey on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2010, after a brave and inspirational fight against cancer. Marilyn was born to John and Nora (Osterthun) Tammen on the family farm outside of Chatsworth, Iowa. She attended Chatsworth and Craig and graduated from Le Mars High School in 1954. Marilyn continued her education at Wartburg College in general business...
Tina Ortmann (02/22/10)
Tina Ortmann, 52, of Le Mars, died Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010, at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Neb., after a brief illness. The former Tina Renae Pridie was born April 12, 1957, in San Raphael, Calif., the daughter of Raymond and Viola (Hodson) Pridie. She moved with her parents to Sioux City as a young girl and attended schools in Sioux City and graduated from East High School in 1975...
Tina Ortmann (02/19/10)
Tina Ortmann, 52, of Le Mars, died Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010, at University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. James Catholic Church in Le Mars with the Rev. Matt Hewitt presiding. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Le Mars...
Mildred J. Van Oort (02/19/10)
Mildred JoAnn Van Oort, 85, of Ireton, died Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2010, at a Sioux City hospital. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at the First Reformed Church in Ireton, with the Rev. Doug Van Aartsen officiating. Burial will follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Visitation will begin at noon Sunday, with the family present from 3 to 5 p.m., at the Porter Funeral Home in Ireton...
Doris Zimmerman (02/18/10)
Longtime Le Mars area resident, Doris Zimmerman, died Sunday, Feb. 7, 2010, of natural causes at her home in Cedar Falls. Born Doris Lorraine Wells on Sept. 2, 1920, in Le Mars, Doris married Roderick Eyres in 1941, a marriage that produced three children. In 1970, Roderick died in a farm accident, and six years later, she married Richard Zimmerman, who died in November 2009...
Olivene Bales (02/18/10)
Olivene Bales, 87, of Kingsley, died Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2010, at the Touchstone Living Center in Sioux City. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, at the Johnson-Earnest Funeral Home in Kingsley. Chaplain Kay Morrissey of Hospice of Siouxland will officiate. Interment will be in the Kingsley City Cemetery...
D. Olivene Bales (02/17/10)
D. Olivene Bales, 87, of Kingsley, died Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2010, at the Touchstone Living Center in Sioux City. Funeral arrangements are pending with Johnson-Earnest Funeral Home in Kingsley. Thoughts, stories and condolences may be directed to the family on the www.mauerjohnsonfh.com website...
Albert J. 'Pete' Stoos (02/17/10)
Albert J. "Pete" Stoos, 82, of Le Mars, died unexpectedly Sunday, Feb. 14, 2010, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars after suffering an apparent heart attack at his home. Albert Joseph Stoos was born July 2, 1927, on the family farm near Seney, in Elgin Township, the son of Matthias and Bertha (Bender) Stoos...
Doris Zimmerman (02/17/10)
Longtime Le Mars area resident, Doris Zimmerman, died Sunday, Feb. 7, 2010, of natural causes at her home in Cedar Falls. In accordance with her wishes, Doris's remains have been sent to the University of South Dakota School of Medicine. Pastor Jan Christensen of the Presbyterian United Church of Christ in Le Mars will officiate a Celebration of Life Service at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 20. The Carlsen Funeral Home of Le Mars is in charge of arrangements...
Georgina M. Flanagan (02/16/10)
Georgina M. Flanagan, 95, of Marcus, died early Sunday morning, Feb. 14, 2010, at the Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, at the Holy Name Catholic Church in Marcus with the Rev. Armand J. Bertrand officiating. Interment will be in the Holy Name Catholic Cemetery in Marcus...
Elmo Fletcher (02/16/10)
Elmo Fletcher, 87, of Akron, died Saturday, Feb.13, 2010, at St. Luke's Regional Medical Center in Sioux City. 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. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery in Akron. Visitation will be after 3 p.m. today (Tuesday), 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...
John W. Hamilton (02/16/10)
John W. Hamilton, 86, of Story City, died Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2010, at Bethany Manor in Story City. John was born April 30, 1923, in Plymouth Township, Plymouth County, the son of John and Loca Hamilton. John graduated from Remsen Union School. He married Jean Gist June 16, 1945, in Madison, S.D...
Albert J. 'Pete' Stoos (02/16/10)
Albert J. "Pete" Stoos, 82, of Le Mars, died unexpectedly Sunday, Feb. 14, 2010, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars, after suffering an apparent heart attack at his home. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Feuerstein Funeral Home in Le Mars.
John Nipp (02/15/10)
John Nipp Due to the weather, funeral services for John Nipp have been postponed to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church in Merrill. Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Burial will follow at the parish cemetery. The Mauer - Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars is in charge of arrangements...
Idalene Dennler (02/15/10)
Idalene Dennler, 68, of Le Mars, died Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010, at her home following a lengthy illness. Idalene Dennler was born April 29, 1941, in Little Rock, Ark., one of two daughters born to Jack and Lorina Caldwell. She attended school in Jacksonville, Ark...
Martha Burke (02/15/10)
Martha Burke, 86, of Westfield, died Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010, at the Akron Care Center in Akron. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at New Horizons United Church of Christ in Akron. Pastor Steve Jewett will officiate. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery in Akron. Visitation will be after 3 p.m. today (Monday) 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...
Tony J. Neyens (02/15/10)
Tony J. Neyens, 38, of Madison, Wis., and formerly of Le Mars, died Saturday, Feb. 13, 2010, at his parents' home in Le Mars after a courageous battle with cancer. Tony John Neyens was born March 12, 1971, at Sioux City, the son of Melvin and Marilyn (Drake) Neyens. He was baptized at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Neptune and confirmed from St. John's Lutheran Church in Le Mars. Tony was raised on the family farm near Le Mars and graduated from Le Mars Community High School with the Class of 1989...
Georgina M. Flanagan (02/15/10)
Georgina M. Flanagan, 95, of Marcus, died early Sunday morning, Feb. 14, 2010, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted with the Earnest-Johnson Funeral Home in Marcus. Thoughts, stories and condolences may be directed to the family on the www.mauerjohnsonfh.com website...
John J. Nipp (02/12/10)
John Joseph Nipp, 76, of Bellflower, Calif., and formerly of the Le Mars area, died Monday, Feb. 8, 2010, at the Lakewood Regional Medical Center in Lakewood, Calif. John Joseph Nipp was born May 17, 1933, in Irene, S.D., the son of John and Anna (Buckley) Nipp. ...
Rosemarie Staab (02/12/10)
Rosemarie (Rosemary) Staab, 92, of Remsen, died Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2010, at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen. Rosemarie was born Jan. 12, 1918, on a farm near Oyens, the daughter of Joseph and Clara (Delperdang) Majeres. She grew up near Oyens and attended grade school in Oyens as well. After grade school, she attended St. Mary's High School and graduated in 1935...
Lyle R. Stinton (02/12/10)
Lyle Ray Stinton, 69, longtime teacher and coach, went home to his Heavenly Father Monday, Feb. 8, 2010. Lyle Ray Stinton was born on the family farm in Washington Township Oct. 23, 1940, the son of Mainard Ira and Vera Margaret (Hartter) Stinton. Lyle was baptized and confirmed at the Evangelical Reformed Church in Le Mars...
Doris Zimmerman (02/12/10)
Longtime Le Mars area resident, Doris Zimmerman, 89, died Sunday, Feb. 7, 2010, of natural causes at her home in Cedar Falls. In accordance with her wishes, Doris's remains have been sent to the University of South Dakota School of Medicine. The Rev. Jan Christensen of the Presbyterian United Church of Christ in Le Mars will officiate a Celebration of Life Service at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, 2010. The Carlsen Funeral Home of Le Mars is in charge of arrangements...
John J. Nipp (02/10/10)
John J. Nipp, 76, of Bellflower, Calif., and formerly of the Le Mars area, died Monday, Feb. 8, 2010, at the Lakewood Regional Medical Center in Lakewood, Calif. The Mauer - Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars is assisting John's family with funeral arrangements...
Lyle R. Stinton (02/10/10)
Lyle R. Stinton, 69, of Le Mars, died Monday, Feb. 8, 2010, at his home following a lengthy illness. The Mauer - Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars is assisting Lyle's family with funeral arrangements. Stories, memories and expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Patricia Bernard Welch (02/10/10)
Patricia Bernard Welch, 79, of Akron, died Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2010, at the Akron Care Center in Akron. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Akron. Monsignor Richard Zenk will celebrate. Interment will follow in St. ...
Patricia Bernard Welch (02/09/10)
Patricia Bernard Welch, 79, of Akron, died Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2010, at the Akron Care Center in Akron. Services are pending with the Carlsen Funeral Home -- Schroeder Chapel in Akron. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
Lea L. Woll (02/08/10)
Lea L. Woll, 68, a native of Le Mars, recently of Detroit, Mich., and longtime Chicago resident, died Thursday Feb. 4, 2010, at the LifeCare Center of Elkhorn in Elkhorn, Neb., following a lengthy illness. Lea Louise Woll was born Aug. 13, 1941, in Le Mars, the daughter of Leonard and Dolores (Hoffmann) Woll. ...
Steven J. Singer (02/08/10)
Steven J. Singer, 57, of Dakota City, Neb., died Friday, Feb. 5, 2010, at Matney's Colonial Manor in South Sioux City, Neb., following a lengthy battle with Huntington's Chorea. Steven was born Oct. 3, 1952, in Le Mars the son of Elmer and Evelyn (Schiltz) Singer. ...
Ronald Ray Williams (02/05/10)
Ronald Ray Williams, 64, of Le Mars, died Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2010, at University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Neb. A Mass of Christian Burial at St. James Catholic Church in Le Mars will take place at a later date. The Mauer - Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars is assisting Ronald's family with funeral arrangements...
Ronald R. Williams (02/04/10)
Ronald Ray Williams, 64, of Le Mars, died Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2010, at University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Neb. Funeral arrangements are pending at this time, with the Mauer - Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars.
Warren Bock (02/03/10)
Warren A. Bock, 86, of Le Mars, died Monday, Feb. 1, 2010, at The Abbey of Le Mars. Warren Arthur Bock was born Nov. 18, 1923, at Le Mars, the son of Paul and Lillian (Krusemark) Bock. Warren was baptized into the Methodist faith. He attended school in Le Mars. He worked on the family dairy farm for many years...
Warren A. Bock (02/02/10)
Warren A. Bock, 86, of Le Mars, died Monday, Feb. 1, 2010, at The Abbey of Le Mars. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at the United Methodist Church of Le Mars with the Rev. Jason Larson officiating. Interment will be in Resthaven Memory Gardens Cemetery, rural Le Mars. ...
Warren A. Bock (02/01/10)
Warren A. Bock, 86, of Le Mars, died today (Monday), Feb. 1, 2010, at The Abbey of Le Mars. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Carlsen Funeral Home of Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...