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Obituaries from April 2010

Wallace Brabander (04/30/10)
Wallace Brabander, 85, of McCook Lake, S.D., died Wednesday, April 28, 2010, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Wally was born Nov. 28, 1924, in Le Mars, the son of Henry and Emma (Eilts) Brabander. He graduated from Le Mars High School in 1943. He served in the armed forces in two wars, serving overseas with the Army in World War II and with the Air Force in the Korean War...
Florence Oltmanns (04/30/10)
Florence Oltmanns, 96, of Le Mars, died Thursday, April 29, 2010, at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Florence Katherine Oltmanns was born Nov. 18, 1913, on the family farm in Johnson Township near Merrill, the daugher of August and Katheryn (Ohlrichs) Herzberg. Florence was baptized and confirmed at St. John Lutheran Church in Johnson Township. Florence attended country school near her home...
Raymond 'Ray' Sherlock (04/30/10)
Raymond "Ray" Sherlock, 73, of Le Mars, died Thursday, April 29, 2010, at his residence. Funeral arrangements are with the Feuerstein Funeral Home in Le Mars.
Florence Oltmanns (04/29/10)
Florence Oltmanns, 96, of Le Mars, died Thursday, April 29, 2010, at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Arrangements are with the Carlsen Funeral Home of Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
Wallace Brabander (04/29/10)
Wallace Brabander, 85, of McCook Lake, S.D., died Wednesday, April 28, 2010, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa. Arrangements are with the Carlsen Funeral Home of Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
Rose Marie Klein (04/27/10)
Rose Marie Klein, 50 of Le Mars, died Saturday, April 24, 2010, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, from complications of injuries received in a fall. Rose was born, June 1, 1959, the daughter of Oscar and Marie (Freking) Klein. She lived with her parents on a farm northeast of Ashton until 1963, when the family moved to a farm southeast of Alton. ...
Lynda M. Feldhacker (04/27/10)
Lynda Mary (Hoefling) Feldhacker, 60, of Hawarden, died Monday, April 26, 2010, in Sioux City after her battle with breast cancer. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Hawarden with the Rev. Roger Linnan officiating. Burial will follow in the Grace Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from noon to 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Porter Funeral Home in Hawarden. A prayer service will be at 7 p.m. at the church...
Irene C. Mueller (04/26/10)
Irene C. Mueller, 99, formerly of Maurice, died Wednesday, April 21, 2010, at Countryside Senior Living in Sioux City. Irene Clara Marie Eilts was born Dec. 5, 1910, on the Vlotho family farm near Ireton. She was one of four children born to Reiner and Mathilda (Vlotho) Eilts. Irene attended country school near her home...
Rose Marie Klein (04/26/10)
Rose Marie Klein, 50, of Le Mars, died Saturday, April 24, 2010, at a Sioux City hospital. Arrangements are pending with Fisch Funeral Home & Monument of Remsen.
James M. 'Bud' Appley (04/23/10)
James M. "Bud" Appley, 91, of rural Akron, S.D., died Wednesday, April 21, 2010, at his home. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Immanuel Lutheran Church, E.L.C.A. in Akron. The Rev. Dawn Quame will officiate. Burial with military rites conducted by the Hoschler American Legion Post 186 will be held at Riverside Cemetery in Akron. Visitation will be after 3 p.m. today (Friday), with the family present from 6-8 p.m., all at Carlsen Funeral Home -- Schroeder Chapel in Akron...
Irene C. Mueller (04/23/10)
Irene C. Mueller, 99, formerly of Maurice, died Wednesday, April 21, 2010, at Countryside Senior Living in Sioux City. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at St. John's Lutheran Church, rural Ireton. The Rev. David Daumer will officiate. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. ...
James M. "Bud" Appley (04/22/10)
James M. "Bud" Appley, 91, of rural Akron, died Wednesday, April 21, 2010, at his residence. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Immanuel Lutheran Church, E.L.C.A. in Akron. The Rev. Dawn Quame will officiate. Burial, with military rites conducted by the Hoschler American Legion Post 186, will be in Riverside Cemetery in Akron. ...
Irene C. Mueller (04/22/10)
Irene C. Mueller, 99, of Le Mars, Wednesday, June 21, 2010 at Countryside Senior Living in Sioux City. The Mauer - Johnson Funeral Home is assisting Irene's family with funeral arrangements. Stories, memories and expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Robert Williams (04/22/10)
Robert Williams, 84, of Merrill, died Monday, April 19, 2010, at his residence. Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, at St. John Lutheran Church, Merrill, with the Rev. Sarah Nye officiating. Private family inurnment will be Friday afternoon at Hillside Cemetery, Merrill. Visitation will be after 3 p.m. today (Thursday) at the Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars with the family present to greet friends after 5 p.m. followed by a 7 p.m. prayer service...
Linae Hiemstra (04/21/10)
Linae Ann Hiemstra, 52, of Kingsley, died Monday, April 19, 2010, after a brief illness at a Sioux City hospital. Linae Ann Hiemstra was born Nov. 3, 1957, in Sioux City, the daughter of Harley and Keyth ( Harmes) Hiemstra. She graduated from Kingsley-Pierson High School in 1976 and from Westmar College in 1980 with a bachelor of arts degree in education. Linae was currently teaching K-third special needs children at Dakota Valley School in McCook Lake, S.D...
Marian Kilstrom (04/21/10)
Marian Kilstrom, 84, of Akron, died unexpectedly Sunday, April 18, 2010, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Marian Alice McDougall was born July 4, 1925, in Howard, S.D., the daughter of Judson and Bertha (DeRaad) McDougall. She was baptized into the Christian faith in Howard, S.D. After moving to the Le Mars area, she was confirmed at St. John's Lutheran Church in Le Mars. She attended country school in Plymouth County, and graduated from Le Mars Central High School in 1942...
Robert Williams (04/21/10)
Robert Williams, 84, of Merrill, died Monday, April 19, 2010, at his residence. Robert Gene Williams was born Jan. 19, 1926 on a farm North of Merrill, Iowa to Claud and Wilma (Lake) Williams. He was baptized at the Merrill United Methodist Church and confirmed in St. Johns Lutheran Church in Merrill. Bob attended school in Merrill and graduated from Merrill High School with the class of 1943. In high school, Bob was a standout basketball player...
Ramond Krier (04/20/10)
Raymond J. Krier, 93, of Remsen, died Thursday, April 15, 2010, at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen. Ray was born April 27, 1916, at Remsen, the son of Aloysius and Magdalen (Scharff) Krier. He was raised in the Remsen area and attended St. Mary's Catholic School in Remsen...
Marian Kilstrom (04/20/10)
Marian Kilstrom, 84, of Akron, died unexpectedly Sunday, April 18, 2010, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Immanuel Lutheran Church, E.L.C.A. in Akron. The Rev. Dawn Quame and the Rev. Jean Morse will officiate. ...
Robert Williams (04/20/10)
Robert Williams, 84, of Merrill, died Monday, April 19, 2010, at his residence. Funeral arrangements are with the Carlsen Funeral Home of Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com.
Lula (Plendl) Woodley (04/20/10)
Lula Ellen Plendl Woodley, 61, of El Paso, Texas, and formerly of Kingsley, went home to be with the Lord, Thursday, April 15, 2010, at William Boumont Army Medical Center, El Paso, Texas, after a courageous battle with cancer. Lula Ellen Plendl was born to Helen Bradley Plendl and Harry Joseph Plendl, on Sept. 4, 1948. Lula grew up on a farm west of Kingsley, with seven brothers and sisters. She attended and graduated from Kingsley-Pierson High School in 1966...
Brian Lee Goetz (04/19/10)
Brian Lee Goetz, 54, of Sioux City, died Friday, April 16, 2010, at his residence following a brief illness with cancer. Brian was born May 18, 1955, in Omaha, Neb., to Margaret "Mickey" (Sinnott) and Paul Goetz. He graduated from Blessed Sacrament Grade School and Heelan High School in 1973. He then attended Briar Cliff College...
Duane A. Herman (04/19/10)
Duane A. Herman, 77, of Le Mars, died Wednesday, April 14, 2010, at the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Neb. Duane Alvin Herman was born March 2, 1933, on the family farm west of Le Mars, the son of Harvey and Mabel (Gabel) Herman. Duane was the middle of 11 children. While growing up, Duane attended the Adaville United Methodist Church...
Ramond Krier (04/19/10)
Raymond J. Krier, 93, of Remsen, died Thursday, April 15, 2010, at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen. Ray was born April 27, 1916, at Remsen, the son of Aloysius and Magdalen (Scharff) Krier. He was raised in the Remsen area and attended St. Mary's Catholic School in Remsen...
Vernon Reistoffer (04/19/10)
Vernon Reistoffer, 82, of Granville, died Saturday, April 17, 2010, at Prairie View Nursing Home in Sanborn. Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Granville, with the Rev. Richard Ball officiating. Burial will be in the St. ...
Duane Herman (04/16/10)
Duane A. Herman, 77, of Le Mars, died Wednesday, April 14, 2010, at the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Neb. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at United Methodist Church of Le Mars, with burial in Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars. The Carlsen Funeral Home of Le Mars is in charge of arrangements...
Mark D. McPherson (04/16/10)
Mark D. "Mac" McPherson, 55, of Modesto Calif., formerly of Akron, died peacefully April 11, 2010 after a brief illness of cancer. Memorial services will be 2:30 p.m. Monday at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Akron, with the Rev. Dawn Quame officiating.
Linus A. Goebel (04/16/10)
Linus Goebel, 86, of Granville, died Tuesday, April 13, 2010, at his home rural Granville. Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Granville with the Rev. Richard Ball officiating. Burial will be in the St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery in Granville. ...
Geraldine Bomgaars (04/16/10)
Geraldine Bomgaars, 63, of rural Maurice, died Thursday, April 15, 2010, at her residence. Arrangements are pending with Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City.
Thelma R. Mairose (04/15/10)
Thelma R. Mairose, 64, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, April 13, 2010, at the Brentwood Good Samaritan Village in Le Mars. Thelma Rae Mairose was born June 20, 1945, in Rock Valley, one of five children born to Raymond and Tillie (Burgers) Berner. Thelma attended Rock Valley High School...
Duane A. Herman (04/15/10)
Duane A. Herman, 77, of Le Mars, died Wednesday, April 14, 2010, at the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Neb. 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...
Helen H. Bottjen (04/14/10)
Helen H. Bottjen, 81, of rural Remsen, died Sunday, April 11, 2010, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Helen Hilda Bottjen, the daughter of Marie Catherine (Erichsen) and Frank Arnold Maass, was born Sept. 7, 1928, on the family farm near Remsen. She attended the Remsen #2 country school, and graduated from Remsen High School in 1945. Helen furthered her education at Western Union College, and received her teaching certificate in 1946. She taught at the Remsen #5 country school...
Susan D. Johnson (04/14/10)
Susan D. Johnson, 47, of rural Le Mars, died Sunday, April 11, 2010, at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen, after a lengthy illness, surrounded by family and her best friend. Susan Debra Schlesser was born Dec. 19, 1962, in Le Mars, the daughter of Robert and Ruby (Adank) Schlesser. She was raised on the family farm near Le Mars and graduated from Le Mars Community High School in 1981...
Thelma R. Mairose (04/14/10)
Thelma R. Mairose, 64, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, April 13, 2010, at Good Samaritan Society-Le Mars. Funeral services will be at 7 p.m. Friday at the Mauer- Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars. The Rev. Matt Hewitt will officiate. A private family burial service will take place at a later date. Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. Friday at the Mauer - Johnson Funeral Home. The family will be present from 6 to 8 p.m. with the funeral service beginning at 7 p.m...
Marion Ross (04/14/10)
Marion Ross, 77, of Westfield, died Tuesday, April 13, 2010, at St. Luke's Regional Medical Center in Sioux City. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Westfield Congregational United Church of Christ in Westfield. Pastor Martha Anderson of Trimble United Methodist Church in Sioux City, will officiate. ...
Helen H. Bottjen (04/13/10)
Helen H. Bottjen, 81, of rural Remsen, died Sunday, April 11, 2010, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Trinity Lutheran Church, rural Marcus, with the Rev. Don Meyer officiating. Interment will be in the Remsen City Cemetery...
Susan D. Johnson (04/13/10)
Susan D. Johnson, 47, of rural Le Mars, died Sunday, April 11, 2010, at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen, after a lengthy illness, surrounded by family and her best friend. Susan Debra Schlesser was born Dec. 19, 1962, in Le Mars, the daughter of Robert and Ruby (Adank) Schlesser. She was raised on the family farm near Le Mars and graduated from Le Mars Community High School in 1981...
Clara (Goldie) Jumper (04/12/10)
Clara (Goldie) Jumper, 102, of Newville, Pa., died Thursday, April 8, 2010. Clara was born June 11, 1908, the daughter of Dave and Clara Mentzer. Survivors include her daughter, Alta Marie Jumper of Newville, Pa.; four grandchildren, and a sister, Amy Becker of Le Mars...
Susan D. Johnson (04/12/10)
Susan D. Johnson, 47, of rural Le Mars, died Sunday, April 11, 2010, at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen. Funeral arrangements are with the Carlsen Funeral Home of Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
Marian A. Walsh (04/12/10)
Marian A. Walsh, 85, of Sioux City, died Wednesday, April 7, 2010, at Sunrise Retirement Community in Sioux City. Marian was born Aug. 27, 1924, in Le Mars, the daughter of Daniel J. and Clara (Frerichs) Cronin. She received her education in the Le Mars Public Schools before moving to Sioux City. She married LaVern R. Walsh April 14, 1948 in Le Mars...
Christine Kluemper (04/12/10)
Christine Kluemper, 58, of Le Mars, died Friday, April 9, 2010, at her home after a brief illness, surrounded by her family. The former Christine Ann Wikert was born Sept. 10, 1951, in Graettinger, the daughter of Ervin and Wylma (Petersen) Wikert. She grew up in Graettinger and graduated from high school there. Chris received her degree from Wartburg College in Waverly, in 1973. She taught English and Spanish at Hinton High School for 14 years...
Jeff 'Hopper' Vlotho (04/09/10)
Jeff "Hopper" Vlotho, 47, of Hawarden, died unexpectedly Tuesday, April 6, 2010, at his home. Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Ireton with Rev. Todd Bunge officiating. Burial will follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 3 p.m. today (Friday), with a prayer service at 7 p.m. followed by visitation with the family until 8:30 p.m. at St. Paul's Lutheran Church...
Bernice M. Rogers (04/07/10)
Bernice M. Rogers, 89, of Le Mars, died Monday April 5, 2010, at The Abbey of Le Mars, following a lingering illness. Bernice Mae Rogers was born Feb. 17, 1921, in Britt, the daughter of James F. and Bernadette (Liddy) Rogers. She moved to Le Mars with her family as a young girl and received her education in Le Mars, graduating from Le Mars Central High School. ...
Bernice M. Rogers (04/06/10)
Bernice M. Rogers, 89, of Le Mars, died Monday April 5, 2010, at The Abbey of Le Mars, following a lingering illness. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. James Catholic Church in Le Mars with the Rev. Matt Hewitt officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars...
Trudi Mitchell (04/06/10)
Trudi (Hazen) Mitchell, 85, of Akron, died early Sunday, April 4, 2010, at her home in Akron. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Akron, with Msgr. Richard Zenk officiating. Visitations with the family present will be after 5: p.m. today (Tuesday) at the Carlsen Funeral Home in Akron followed by a 7 p.m. parish Rrosary all at the funeral home on Tuesday...
David W. Albert (04/05/10)
David W. Albert, 80, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, March 30, 2010, following an auto accident in Jacksboro, Texas. David William Albert was born Dec. 8, 1929, in Le Mars, the son of William and Mabel (Aldrich) Albert. He attended elementary through high school in his hometown. ...
Sharon Y. Albert (04/05/10)
Sharon Y. Albert, 76, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, March 30, 2010, following an auto accident in Jacksboro, Texas. Sharon Yvonne Anderson was born Dec. 31, 1933, in Wichita Falls, Texas, the daughter of Roy H. and Verna H. (Knight) Anderson. She attended elementary through high school in her hometown. She graduated in 1952, as an Honor Graduate, from Wichita Falls High School. Sharon attended Draughon's Business college and Midwestern University for two years in Wichita Falls...
Robert L. Harter (04/05/10)
Robert L. Harter, 73, of Huron, S.D., died Sunday, April 4, 2010, while visiting his son Brad in Le Mars. The Mauer - Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars is assisting Robert's family with local arrangements. Additional information may be found on the funeral home's website at www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Margaret R. Willems (04/05/10)
Margaret R. Willems, 98, of Marcus, died Sunday, April 4, 2010, at the Heartland Care Center in Marcus. The Earnest -- Johnson Funeral Home of Marcus is assisting Margaret's family with funeral arrangements. Stories, memories and expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Sharon Y. Albert (04/02/10)
Sharon Y. Albert, 76 of Le Mars, died Tuesday, March 30, 2010, following an auto accident in Jacksboro, Texas. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the United Methodist Church of Le Mars. The Rev. Jason Larson will officiate. Burial will follow at Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars. ...
David W. Albert (04/02/10)
David W. Albert, 80, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, March 30, 2010, following an auto accident in Jacksboro, Texas. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the United Methodist Church of Le Mars. The Rev. Jason Larson will officiate. Burial will follow at Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars. ...
Mary A. Dutcher (04/02/10)
Mary A. Dutcher, 90, of Le Mars, and formerly of Des Moines, died Wednesday, March 24, 2010, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Mary Anna Ambos was born Sept. 19, 1919, at Council Bluffs, the daugher of William and Hattie (McGaffin) Ambos. Mary graduated from North High School, Des Moines, and later attended Drake University in Des Moines. She was united in marriage to Lawrence Dutcher May 11, 1941, at Brooklyn, N.Y., while he was in the service...
Robert Bergner (04/01/10)
Robert Bergner, 78, of Remsen, died Tuesday, March 30, 2010, at his home in Remsen. Bob was born Nov. 30, 1931, at Remsen, the son of Chester and Margaret (Kobberman) Bergner. Bob was raised in Remsen. He graduated from St. Mary's Catholic High School in 1951...