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Obituaries from July 2010

Darlene Gronemeyer (07/30/10)
Darlene Gronemeyer, 81, of Le Mars, died Thursday, July 29, 2010, at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Arrangements are pending with the Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars, Iowa. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
Edna M. Dunne (07/29/10)
Edna M. Dunne, 94, of Kingsley, died Wednesday, July 28, 2010, at the Kingsley Nursing and Rehab Center in Kingsley. Edna Margaret Groepper was born Jan. 3, 1916, at Quimby, the daughter of Adolph and Katie (Rochau) Groepper. At an early age, Edna moved with her family to the Remsen area where she received her education in the rural school system. ...
Lois Jean Frank (07/29/10)
Lois Jean Frank, 78, of Le Mars, died Monday, July 26, 2010, at the Good Samaritan Society-Le Mars in Le Mars. Lois Jean Campbell was born May 14, 1932, in Akron, the daughter of Truman and Doris (Kanago) Campbell. She graduated from Akron High School and continued her education at Wayne State Teachers College in Wayne, Neb. ...
Clara Smithson (07/29/10)
Clara Smithson, 95, of Le Mars, died Wednesday, July 28, 2010, at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. The Mauer - Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars is assisting Clara's family with funeral arrangements. Stories, memories and expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Edith M. Dunne (07/28/10)
Edith M. Dunne, 94, of Kingsley, died Friday, July 28, 2010 at the Kingsley Nursing and Rehab Center in Kingsley. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 30, at First Lutheran Church in Kingsley with the Rev. Duane Miesner officiating. Interment will be at the Kingsley Cemetery. ...
Lois Jean Frank (07/28/10)
Lois Jean Frank, 78, of Le Mars, died Monday, July 26, 2010, at the Good Samaritan Society-Le Mars in Le Mars. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, at the Mauer - Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars. The Rev. Jason Larson will officiate. Burial will follow at Pleasant Valley Cemetery, rural Akron. ...
Richard Schierling (07/28/10)
Richard "Red" Schierling, 74, of Akron, died Tuesday, July 27, 2010, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Akron. Pastor Steve Jewett of New Horizons United Church of Christ in Akron will officiate. Interment will be at a later date in Inman, Kan. Visitation with the family present will be one hour prior the service on Friday at the church. The Carlsen Funeral Home - Schroeder Chapel in Akron is in charge of arrangements...
Jean (Schleis) Baer (07/27/10)
Mrs. Larry (Jean) Baer, 79, of Le Mars, died Friday July 23, 2010, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. The former Roma Jean Splinter was born Sept. 12, 1930, at Clear Lake, S.D., the daughter of Ronald and Eileen (Finnegan) Splinter. She grew up in Milbank, S.D., and graduated from Milbank High School in 1948...
Lois Jean Frank (07/27/10)
Lois Jean Frank, 78, of Le Mars, died Monday, July 26, 2010, at the Good Samaritan Society-Le Mars in Le Mars. The Mauer - Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars is assisting Lois' family with funeral arrangements. Stories, memories and expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohsonfh.com...
Violet M. Hendricks (07/27/10)
Arnold Erichsen (07/26/10)
Arnold Erichsen, 91 of Remsen, died Thursday, July 22, 2010, at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen. Arnold was born Oct. 22, 1918, at Henry Township, rural Remsen, the son of August and Ida (Nitzschke) Erichsen. He was raised and educated in the Remsen area attending both rural school and Remsen Public School. He then helped on the family farm...
Jean Baer (07/26/10)
Mrs. Larry (Jean) Baer, 79, of Le Mars, died Friday July 23, 2010, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. A Mass of Christian burial will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Le Mars, with the Rev. Dan Greving officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars. ...
Edith Baier (07/19/10)
Anita Lynn (Block) Rodgers (07/16/10)
Anita Lynn Rodgers, 38, of Meridian, Idaho, died Friday, July 2, 2010, after a courageous 2 1/2 year battle with cancer. Anita was born Feb. 1, 1972, in Sioux City, the daughter of Pete and Mary Block. The oldest of eight children, Anita inspired and encouraged her sisters and brother. She attended school at St. Michael's Catholic Grade School and Bishop Heelan High School...
Donald W. Broten (07/16/10)
Donald Warren Broten, 72, of Hinton, died Wednesday, July 14, 2010, at his residence. Abiding by his wishes, the body has been cremated. Memorial services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel, with the Rev. Merlin Schrad officiating. Visitation with the family will be one hour prior to the service Saturday at the funeral home...
Randy Covert (07/15/10)
Randal L. Covert, 47, of Parker, S.D., died Monday, July 12, 2010, at Parker. Randal Leroy Covert was born on May 3, 1963 at LasVegas, N.M., the son of Jerry and Margaret (Bauler) Covert. They lived in New Mexico before he moved with his family to Humboldt, S.D., while he was in grade school. In 1982 he graduated from West Central High School...
Melva J. March (07/15/10)
Melva J. (Warneke) March, 83, of Sioux City, passed away peacefully Monday, July 12, 2010, at a local nursing home, after a lengthy illness, surrounded by her family. Memorial services will be held at a later date in Kingsley,, where she was born and raised. Arrangements are under the direction of Nelson-Berger Funeral Home of Sioux City...
Rena De Vries (07/14/10)
Rena De Vries, 92, of Orange City, died Sunday, July 11, 2010, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Rena was born Feb. 2, 1918, in Rock Valley, the daughter of Bastian and Lydia (Vanden Bosch) Groeneweg. On May 15, 1939, she married Dick W. De Vries in Orange City. For most of their married life, they made their home in Orange City, where she was a homemaker. Mr. DeVries died Nov. 25, 1978, in Orange City...
Carol Bates (07/13/10)
Carol Irene Bates, 59, of Oskaloosa, died Sunday, July 11, 2010, at her home in Oskaloosa. Carol Irene Bates was born Oct. 5, 1950, at Le Mars, the eldest of eight children born to Roman and Irene Plendl Ortmann. She was raised in Remsen, Iowa, and attended St. ...
Rene De Vries (07/13/10)
Mrs. Rena De Vries, age 92, of Orange City, died Sunday, July 11, 2010, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the First Reformed Church Chapel in Orange City. The Rev. Stanley Vandersall will officiate. Interment will follow at the West Lawn Cemetery in Orange City. Visitation with the family present will be the hour before the service on Thursday at the church...
Ronald H. Mayer (07/13/10)
Ronald H. Mayer, 55, of Remsen, died Sunday, July 11, 2010, at his home in Remsen after a brief battle with cancer. Ron was born Feb. 7, 1955, at Sacred Heart Hospital in Le Mars, the son of Albert and Ethel (Freking) Mayer. Ron was raised in the Remsen area and graduated from St. Mary's Catholic High School in Remsen in 1973. He then attended Northwest Iowa Technical School in Sheldon, taking the power lineman course...
Meta K. 'Matie' Ruble (07/09/10)
Meta K. "Matie" Ruble, 98, of Le Mars, died Wednesday, July 7, 2010, at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Meta Katherine Kliehauer was born in Grant Township, Plymouth County, Feb. 26, 1912. She was one of 10 children born to Henry and Johanna (Dirks) Kliehauer. Matie was baptized and confirmed at Christ Lutheran Church, (Grant Township) rural Le Mars. She attended country school near her home...
Meta K. 'Matie' Ruble (07/08/10)
Meta K. "Matie" Ruble, 98, of Le Mars, died Wednesday, July 7, 2010, at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. John's Lutheran Church in Le Mars, with the Rev. Greg Gabriel officiating. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memory Gardens in Le Mars. ...
Walter H. Case (07/06/10)
Walter Henry Case, 83, of Le Mars, a former Sioux City resident, died Thursday, July 1, 2010, at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Walter Henry Case was born July 31, 1926, in Kingsley, the son of U. Grant and Carlotta (Kisting) Case, and was raised in the Kingsley area. He attended school in Kingsley, and then received his bachelor of arts degree in education and history from Iowa State Teacher's College...
Helen Niehus (07/06/10)
Helen Niehus, 80, of Le Mars, died Friday July 2, 2010, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars, following a brief illness. The former Helen Teresa Traufler was born Jan. 25, 1930, in Le Mars, the daughter of John V. and Teresa (Wintz) Traufler. She grew up in Le Mars and graduated from St. Joseph's Catholic High School...
Helen Niehus (07/02/10)
Helen Niehus, 80, of Le Mars, and former Merrill resident, died today (Friday), July 2, 2010, at Floyd Valley Hospital in 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...
Stella C. Gundel (07/01/10)
Stella C. Gundel, 91, of Sioux City, and formerly of Merrill, died Monday, June 28, 2010 at St. Luke's Regional Medical Center in Sioux City. A memorial service will be held at a later date. The Mauer - Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars is assisting Stella's family with funeral arrangements...