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Obituaries from October 2010

Leonard Bindner (10/29/10)
Leonard Bindner, 94, of Marcus, died Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010, at Heartland Care Center in Marcus. Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Holy Name Catholic Church in Marcus with the Rev. Armand Bertrand and the Rev. Eugene Murray officiating. ...
MIldred J. Lang (10/29/10)
Mildred J. Lang, 95, of McCook Lake, S.D., and formerly of Le Mars, died Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Mildred Jeanette Alma Muecke was born May 4, 1915, on her family farm in Lincoln Township, Plymouth County, the daughter of John and Minnie (Speckman) Muecke. She was baptized and confirmed at Trinity Lutheran Church, rural Hinton. Mildred attended country school near her home. She also assisted her parents with farming...
Xavier Reynolds-Rassel (10/29/10)
Xavier Wayne Reynolds-Rassel was born silent and went to be with God in Heaven Monday, Oct. 25, 2010. Xavier is the son of Kristina Florence Rassel and Andrew Reynolds. Xavier will be lovingly remembered by his parents, Kristina Rassel and Andrew Reynolds; maternal grandparents, Wayne and Margaret Rassel; paternal grandparents Wilbert and Mary Reynolds; aunts Susan Rassel, Julie (Rick) Crawford, Cheryl Reynolds and Michelle Reynolds; uncles Mark (Amy) Rassel, Marvin (Lisa) Rassel, Jason Rassel, John Rassel and Joe (Missy) Rassel; and several cousins.. ...
Margaret Steffen (10/29/10)
Mrs. Roy (Margaret) Steffen, 75, of Remsen, died Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Marge was born March 27, 1935, at South Sioux City, Neb., the daughter of Leonard and Hazel (Nelson) Bruckner. She was raised in Leeds and graduated from Central High School in Sioux City in 1953...
Roy Steffen (10/29/10)
Roy Steffen, 81, of Remsen, died Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010, at his home in Remsen. Roy was born April 11, 1929, at Remsen, the son of Fred and Anna (Grage) Steffen. He was raised and educated in the Remsen area. He graduated from Union High School in 1946. He then farmed with his father...
Mildred J. Lang (10/28/10)
Mildred J. Lang, 95, of McCook Lake, S.D., and formerly of Le Mars, died Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Trinity Lutheran Church, rural Hinton. The Rev. Kevin Stoll will officiate. ...
Jonathon Marshall (10/28/10)
Jonathon Marshall, 27, of Le Mars, died Sunday, Oct. 24, 2010, east of Akron, of injuries sustained in a car accident. Jonathon Wade Marshall was born Feb. 12, 1983, in Le Mars, the son of Reed and Julie (Shear) Marshall. Jon was raised in the Cleghorn area. He attended school at Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn High School in Marcus and had continued his education at Western Iowa Tech...
Roy and Margaret Steffen (10/28/10)
Funeral services for Roy and Margaret Steffen of Remsen, are pending with the Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen. Roy Steffen, 81, died Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010, at his home in Remsen. Margaret Steffen, 75, died Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars...
Mildred J. Lang (10/27/10)
Mildred J. Lang, 95, of Le Mars, died today (Wednesday), Oct. 27, 2010, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. The Mauer - Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars is assisting Mildred's family with funeral arrangements. Stories, memories and expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Kimberly Malcom (10/26/10)
Jonathon Marshall (10/27/10)
Jonathon Marshall, 27, of Le Mars, died Sunday, Oct. 24, 2010, east of Akron, of injuries sustained in a car accident. Jonathon Wade Marshall was born Feb. 12, 1983, in Le Mars, the son of Reed and Julie (Shear) Marshall. Jon was raised in the Cleghorn area. He attended school at Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn High School in Marcus and had continued his education at Western Iowa Tech...
Ryan Utesch (10/27/10)
Ryan Utesch, 22, of Le Mars, died Sunday, Oct. 24, 2010, east of Akron, of injuries sustained from a car accident. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, Preston Township, rural Akron. The Rev. Sarah Nye will officiate. ...
Eugene E. Graff (10/26/10)
Eugene E. Graff, 61, of Spring Hill, Fla., died Sunday, Oct. 17, 2010, at Brooksville Care Center in Spring Hill, Fla. following a nine month illness with cancer. Eugene was born March 23, 1949, the son of Milo and Irene (O'Meara) Graff of Granville. He attended St. Joseph Catholic School and graduated in 1967. He attended Briar Cliff College for two years, served in the U.S. Army for two years and after his honorable discharge he completed his education at Briar Cliff and received his degree...
Jonathon Marshall (10/26/10)
Jonathon Marshall, 27, of Le Mars, died Sunday, Oct.24, 2010, east of Akron, from injuries sustained from a car accident. Funeral services will be 7 p.m. Friday at the Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars with the Rev. Kevin Richter of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Le Mars, officiating. Abiding by Jon's wishes, he was cremated...
Ryan Utesch (10/26/10)
Ryan Utesch, 22, of Le Mars, died Sunday, Oct. 24, 2010, east of Akron, of injuries sustained from a car accident. Ryan Gilbert Utesch was born Aug. 9, 1988, in Orange City, the son of Stan Utesch and Alice (Smith) Banks. He was baptized and confirmed into the Christian faith at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, Preston Township, rural Akron...
Gary Kreykes (10/25/10)
Gary D. Kreykes, 74, of Ames, and a former Le Mars resident, died Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010, at Greenhills Health Center in Ames. A memorial service was held at 11 a.m. today (Monday) at Northminster Presbyterian Church in Ames with a visitation one hour prior to the service...
Robert Leinen (10/25/10)
Robert Leinen, 73, of Le Mars, died Thursday, Oct. 21, 2010, at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars after a courageous struggle with cancer. Robert Peter Leinen was born March 26, 1937, at Wagner, S.D., the son of Ray and Clara (Conzemius) Leinen. To many of Bob's friends, he was simply known as "Grumpy". As a young child the family moved to Armour, S.D., and then to a farm near Remsen and Kingsley. He attended country school near his home in Henry Township. Later the family moved to Sibley...
Kim Malcom (10/25/10)
Kim Malcom, 45, died Sunday, Oct. 24, 2010, at her residence in Sioux Center following an extended illness. The Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars is assisting Kim's family with arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Robert 'Bob' Leinen (10/22/10)
Robert "Bob" Leinen, 73, of Le Mars, died Thursday, Oct. 21, 2010, at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars, Arrangements are with the Carlsen-Feuerstein Funeral Home of Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
Lorene Noble (10/22/10)
Lorene Noble, 98, of Hawarden, died Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010 at the Hillcrest Health Care Center. Lorene Cochran Noble was born July 8, 1912, on a farm near Manilla, S.D., the daughter of Homer and Kathryn (De Gunther) Cochran. She married Hollis Noble Dec. 2, 1933, in Pender, Neb. The couple farmed in the Craig, Ireton, and Hawarden, areas until Hollis' death in 1979...
Rosemary E. Overman (10/22/10)
Rosemary E. Overman, 86, of Le Mars, died Thursday, Oct. 21, 2010, at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. The former Rosemary Elizabeth Hermes was born June 9, 1924, in Remsen, the daughter of Antone and Katherine (Woekes) Hermes. The Hermes family lived on a farm near Remsen and Rosie attended country school. When she started school she had to be taught to speak English because the only language she could speak was Luxemburg...
Dale P. Taylor (10/22/10)
Dale P. Taylor, 95, of Cleghorn, died Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010, at his residence in Cleghorn. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Remsen, with the Rev. Craig Miller officiating. Interment will be in the Remsen Community Cemetery with Masonic rites provided by the Speculative Lodge #307 A.F.& A.M. of Cherokee...
Dolores J. Trometer (10/22/10)
Dolores J. Trometer, 79, of Merrill, Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010, at Touchstone Living Center in Sioux City. Dolores Jean Trometer was born Feb. 16, 1931, in Boyden, the daughter of John and Florence (Dean) Stange. She attended school at various places in Iowa prior to her family settling in Merrill. She later attended an area business college...
Donna Jean Bahrke (10/21/10)
Donna Jean Bahrke, 84, of Kingsley, and formerly of Pierson, died Monday evening, Oct. 18, 2010, at the Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Donna Jean, the daughter of Ray and Florence (Hult) Frinkman, was born in Centerville, S.D., May 7, 1926. She graduated from Correctionville High School in 1943, and furthered her education at the Lutheran School of Nursing in Sioux City. ...
Arthur 'Bud' J. Braun (10/21/10)
Arthur "Bud" J. Braun, 79, of Remsen, died Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010, at Omaha, Neb., after a brief illness. Funeral service will be10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Remsen with the Rev. William McCarthy officiating. Burial will be in the St. ...
Glenn O. De Haan (10/21/10)
Glenn De Haan, 84, of Orange City, died Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010, at the Orange City Area Health System Hospital. Glenn Orlin was born Aug. 29, 1926, in rural Alton, the son of Henry G. and Margaret (Plender) De Haan. He was raised in the Alton and Orange City areas and attended a country school by Alton. At the end of World War II, he served in the United States Army...
Audrey J. Grubb (10/21/10)
Audrey J. Grubb, 88, of Kingsley, died Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010, at the Kingsley Nursing and Rehab Center in Kingsley. Audrey Jean Rimmer was born in rural Pierson, Feb. 18, 1922, the daughter of Matthew "Mike" and Pearl (Sommers) Rimmer. She was the third of five children. She received her education at the Grand Meadow school, graduating in 1939...
Dorothy M. Peavey (10/21/10)
Dorothy M. Peavey, 91, of Marcus, died Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010, at the Heartland Care Center in Marcus. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Peace Lutheran Church in Marcus. The Rev. James Gruber will officiate. Burial will follow at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, rural Marcus. ...
Dale P. Taylor (10/21/10)
Dale P. Taylor, 95, of Cleghorn, died Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010, at his residence in Cleghorn. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Earnest-Johnson Funeral Home in Marcus. Thoughts, stories and condolences may be directed to the www.mauerjohnsonfh.com website...
Dolores J. Trometer (10/21/10)
Dolores J. Trometer, 79, of Merrill, died Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010, at Touchstone Living Center in Sioux City. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. John's Lutheran Church in Merrill, with the Rev. Sarah Nye officiating. Burial will follow at Hillside Cemetery in Merrill. ...
Donna Jean Bahrke (10/20/10)
Donna Jean Bahrke, 84, of Kingsley, and formerly of Pierson, died Monday evening, Oct. 18, 2010, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, at the Christian Church in Pierson, with the Rev. Kay Galm officiating. Burial will follow at 3 p.m. in the Komstad Cemetery, rural Beresford, S.D...
Glenn O. De Haan (10/20/10)
Glenn De Haan, 84, of Orange City, died Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010, at the Orange City Area Health System Hospital in Orange City. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday at the First Reformed Church in Orange City. The Rev. Timothy Breen and the Rev. David Ter Beest will officiate. Interment will follow at the West Lawn Cemetery in Orange City. Visitation will be after 4 p.m. Thursday, with the family present from 6-8 p.m., at the Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City...
Audrey J. Grubb (10/20/10)
Audrey J. Grubb, 88, of Kingsley, died Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010, at the Kingsley Nursing and Rehab Center at Kingsley. Funeral arrangements are with the Carlsen Funeral Home of Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
Dorothy M. Peavey (10/20/10)
Dorothy M. Peavey, 91, of Marcus, died Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010, at the Heartland Care Center in Marcus. The Earnest -- Johnson Funeral Home of Marcus is assisting Dorothy's family with arrangements. Stories, memories and expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Mamie L. Pech (10/19/10)
Mamie L. Pech, 107, of Le Mars, died Sunday, Oct. 17, 2010, at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Mamie Louise Pech was born April 1, 1903, in Elgin Township, Plymouth County, one of nine children born to William and Mary (Piepenburg) Utech. She attended country school, Elgin #8, near her home on a farm north of Le Mars...
Luella M. Klein (10/19/10)
Luella M. Klein, 86, of Granville, died Monday, Oct. 18, 2010, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Luella was born Jan. 16, 1924, at rural Hospers, the daughter of Dominic and Petronella (Van Burgen) Penning. She was raised and educated in Hospers...
Robert J. Hettwer (10/19/10)
Robert Joseph Hettwer, 78, of Sioux Falls, S.D., and a Le Mars native, died Sunday, Oct. 17, 2010 peacefully in his home, following a lengthy illness. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Nov. 13, at Miller West Funeral Chapel in Sioux Falls, S.D. The family will greet friends one hour prior to the service...
Virginia 'Ginny' Brown (10/18/10)
Virginia "Ginny" Brown, 79, of Akron, died Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010, at the Akron Care Center in Akron. Virginia Roberta Smith was born Oct. 13, 1931, on the family farm near Remsen, the daughter of Robert and Anna (Redenius) Smith. She attended country school near Merrill, and later in Woodstock, Minn. Following her schooling, she moved back to the area to live with her older sister, Bernice...
Lyle J. Feenstra (10/18/10)
Lyle Jay Feenstra, 45, of Bay City, Wis., died Friday, Oct. 15, 2010, from injuries received in a motor vehicle accident near Bay City. He was born July 28, 1965 in Hudson, S.D., the son of Jerald and Luella (Klingenburg) Feenstra. He graduated in 1983 from Le Mars Community High School and earned a degree at Northwest Iowa Technical College Sheldon...
Arden Johnson (10/18/10)
Arden Johnson, 91, of Akron, died Friday, Oct. 15, 2010, at the Akron Care Center in Akron. Memorial service was 11: a.m. today (Monday) at Immanuel Lutheran Church, E.L.C.A. in Akron. The Rev. Dawn Quame officiated. Private family graveside services were in Riverside Cemetery in Akron, with military rites conducted by the Hoschler American Legion Post 186 of Akron. ...
Jane Letsche (10/18/10)
Jane (Schmacher) Letsche, 92, of Marcus, and a former Remsen area resident, died Friday, Oct. 15, 2010, at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were 11 a.m. today (Monday) at Trinity Lutheran Church, rural Marcus. The Rev. Don Meyer officiated. Burial was at the Remsen Cemetery. Visitation was after 2 p.m. Sunday at the Earnest -- Johnson Funeral Home of Marcus, with the family present from 5-7 p.m. and a prayer service at 7 p.m...
Mamie L. Pech (10/18/10)
Mamie L. Pech, 107, of Le Mars, died Sunday, Oct. 17, 2010, at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the United Methodist Church of Le Mars. The Rev. Jason Larson will officiate. Burial will follow at Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars. ...
James 'Jim' Van Gronigen (10/15/10)
ames "Jim" Van Gronigen, 75, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2010, at his home in Le Mars. James C. Van Gronigen was born July 21, 1935, in Orange City, the son of Theodore and Grace H. (DeLint) Van Gronigen. From the starting of his schooling until his graduation, Jim traveled all over the world with his military father, attending different schools from Germany to Guam, with as many as five different schools in one year. Jim graduated from high school in Topeka, Kan...
Merlin A. Ideker (10/15/10)
Merlin A. Ideker, 88, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2010, following a two-year battle with cancer. Merlin Andrew Ideker was born Jan. 5, 1922, at New Ulm, Minn., the son of Elmer and Gertrude (Casper) Ideker. He lived in Balaton, Minn., until he was 9 years old, at which time he moved with his parents to the Hinton area. ...
Monica 'Dolly' Jauer (10/14/10)
Monica "Dolly" Jauer, 93, of Sioux City, Iowa, formerly of rural Hinton, died Monday, Oct. 11, 2010, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Monica Margaret Sitzmann was born Jan. 8, 1917, in Elkhorn Township, rural Plymouth County, the daughter of Lewis and Mathilda (Ruhland) Sitzmann. ...
Dean Roger Schuck (10/14/10)
Dean Roger Schuck, 53, of West Des Moines, died Monday, Oct. 11, 2010, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines, surrounded by family and friends after a courageous battle with cancer for six years. Dean was born May 22, 1957, in Sibley, the son of Albert and Marie Schuck. He graduated from Sibley High School in 1975 and Northwest Iowa Community College in 1977...
James 'Jim' Van Gronigen, (10/14/10)
James "Jim" Van Gronigen, 75, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2010, at his home in Le Mars. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at United Methodist Church of Le Mars with the Rev. Jason Larson officiating. Graveside services will be 1 p.m. ...
Sister Florence Vaske, OSF (10/13/10)
Sister Florence Vaske, OSF, 81, of Dubuque, formerly of Remsen, died Monday, Oct. 11, 2010, at Holy Family Hall Infirmary. Services will be 1 p.m. today (Wednesday) at Mount St. Francis Chapel in Dubuque. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Miller Funeral Home in East Dubuque, Ill...
Eva P. Scott (10/13/10)
Eva Pearl Scott, 96, of Hinton, died Monday, Oct. 11, 2010. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Demco Community Center in Boyden. Burial will be in Friends Cemetery, rural Primghar. Visitation will be 9:30 a.m. until service time Saturday at the Demco Community Center. Arrangements are under the direction of Memorial Funeral Home in Sioux Center...
Evelyn Otto Rogness (10/13/10)
Evelyn Otto Rogness, 80, of Woodbury, Minn., died peacefully Monday, Oct. 11, 2010. Evelyn was born in Le Mars. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister. Survivors are her children, Deborah (Mark) Kliewer, Ruth (Scott) Miner, Rebecca (Dallas) Obenland and Jon (Carol); grandchildren, Alaine, Katherine, Jason, Jacob, Jessica, Sarai, Richard, Rachel, Leah, Zak and Tori; great-grandchildren, Alily, Dominick, Melene and Malachi; a brother, Norman (Karen) Otto; many nieces, nephews and other loving family members and friends.. ...
Merlin Ideker (10/13/10)
Merlin A. Ideker, 88, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2010, following a two-year battle with cancer. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Trinity Lutheran Church, rural Hinton, with the Rev. Steven Stoll officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will begin at 5:30 p.m. Friday at Trinity Lutheran Church, rural Hinton, with a prayer service at 7 p.m...
John T. Dodds Jr. (10/13/10)
Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. The Rev. Craig Collison will officiate. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. today (Wednesday), with the family present 6 to 8 p.m. and a parish vigil service at 7 p.m., at Larkin Chapel, Christy-Smith Funeral Home in Sioux City...
Gertrude Vanhouten (10/12/10)
Gertrude Vanhouten, 85, of Le Mars, and formerly of Schaller, died Thursday, Oct. 7, 2010, at The Abbey of Le Mars. A prayer service will be at 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 15, at Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars. The Rev. Jason Larson of the United Methodist Church of Le Mars, will officiate. Burial will follow in Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation will be from noon until the service time on Friday at the funeral home...
Monica 'Dolly' Jauer (10/12/10)
Monica "Dolly" Jauer, 93, of Sioux City, formerly of rural Hinton, died Monday, Oct. 11, 2010, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church -- Neptune, rural Hinton. The Rev. ...
Merlin Ideker (10/12/10)
Merlin Ideker, 88, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2010, at The Abbey of Le Mars. Arrangements are pending with the Carlsen-Feuerstein Funeral Home in Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.co...
Paul Hoppe (10/12/10)
Paul Hoppe, 85, of Le Mars, died Friday, Oct. 8, 2010, at his home in Le Mars. Paul Hoppe was born May 10, 1925, in Edwardsville, Ill., the son of Joe and Bertha (Metz) Hoppe. He attended school in Edwardsville, Ill. As a teenager, he moved to Le Mars, Iowa to live with his brother, Ed. He helped on his farm until he was drafted into the United States Army in 1943. He served his country during World War II. He was honorably discharged in 1946...
Otto 'Junior' Herbold (10/12/10)
Otto "Junior" Herbold, 90, of Char-Mac Assisted Living in Lawton, and formerly of Moville and Kingsley, died Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010, at St. Luke's Regional Medical Center in Sioux City. Memorial services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at First Lutheran Church in Kingsley, with the Rev. Duane Miesner officiating. Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Johnson-Earnest Funeral Home in Kingsley. The family will be present from 5-8 p.m. with a prayer service at 7 p.m...
Elizabeth 'Betty' Deiterman (10/12/10)
Elizabeth L. "Betty" Deiterman, 89, of Le Mars, died Friday, Oct. 8, 2010, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. The former Elizabeth "Betty" Lorraine Obermire was born Sept. 23, 1921, on a farm south of Le Mars, the daughter of Joseph Harvey and Alice Mary (Levins) Obermire. ...
Thelma R. Schweitzberger (10/11/10)
Thelma R. Schweitzberger, 98, of Kingsley, died early Friday morning, Oct. 8, 2010, at St. Luke's Regional Medical Center in Sioux City. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, at the United Methodist Church in Kingsley with the Rev. Roger Kurtenbach and the Rev. ...
Esther M.C. Renken (10/11/10)
Esther M.C. Renken, 90, of Le Mars, died Friday, Oct. 8, 2010, at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Esther M.C. Brunken was born May 19, 1920, on the family farm in Elgin Township, rural Plymouth County, Iowa, the daughter of Herman and Mary (Lubben) Brunken. Esther was raised in Plymouth County and went to country school in Elgin Township...
Paul Hoppe (10/11/10)
Paul Hoppe, 85, of Le Mars, died Friday, Oct. 8, 2010, at his home in Le Mars. Prayer service will be 7 p.m. Thursday at Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars. The Rev. Gary Landsness will officiate. The body has been cremated. Visitation with the family present will be from 5 p.m. until the service time Thursday at the funeral home...
Otto 'Junior' Herbold (10/11/10)
Otto "Junior" Herbold, 90, of Char-Mac Assisted Living in Lawton, and formerly of Moville and Kingsley, died Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010, at the St. Luke's Regional Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa. The Johnson-Earnest Funeral Home in Kingsley is assisting Junior's family with his funeral arrangements...
Norbert 'Nubs' Gotto (10/11/10)
Norbert "Nubs" Gotto, 82, of Le Mars, died Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2010, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Norbert Matheau Gotto was born June 6, 1928 in Remsen, the son of Bernard and Anna (Schleis) Gotto. Nubs was raised in the Remsen area and attended school and graduated from Union Consolidated, rural Plymouth County...
Rose Marie Fisher (10/11/10)
Rose Marie Fisher,73, Sioux City entered into eternal life Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2010 at her residence surrounded by her family following a lengthy battle with cancer. Rose was born Oct. 7, 1936, in Sioux City, the daughter of Burley and Gladys (Copenhaver) Bishop. Rose attended Sioux City schools. Rose married Richard Fisher Sr. June 8, 1957. in Sioux City. The couple lived and raised their family in Sioux City, except for nine years they lived in St. Joseph, Mo...
Elizabeth L. 'Betty' Deiterman (10/11/10)
Elizabeth L. "Betty" Deiterman, 89, of Le Mars, died Friday, Oct. 8, 2010, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. James Catholic Church in Le Mars. The Rev. Matt Hewitt will celebrate. Interment will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars. ...
Jeanette Bradley (10/11/10)
Mrs. Jeanette Bradley, 76, of Maryville, Mo., was called home to God and her beloved husband Arnold on Oct. 7, 2010. Mrs. Bradley was born Oct. 17, 1933, in Red Oak, Iowa. She was the last surviving child of William Reilly and Gladys Rogers. She moved at a young age with her family to Hamburg where she spent many idyllic years as a child and young adult...
Paul Hoppe (10/08/10)
Paul Hoppe, 85, of Le Mars, died today (Friday), Oct. 8, 2010, at his home in Le Mars. Services are pending with the Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars, Iowa. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com
Rita Wanderscheid (10/08/10)
Rita Wanderscheid, 87, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Rita Rosalla Pick was born July 15, 1923, in Remsen, the daughter of Anthony and Regina (Roling) Pick. She was baptized and confirmed into the Catholic faith at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Remsen. She attended St. Mary's School in Remsen...
Gertrude Vanhouten (10/08/10)
Gertrude Vanhouten, 85, of Le Mars, formerly of Schaller, died Thursday, Oct. 7, 2010 at The Abbey of Le Mars. Services are pending with the Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
Lloyd E. VanBuskirk (10/08/10)
Lloyd E. VanBuskirk, 77, of Sioux City, and a Craig area native, died Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2010, at a Sioux City hospital. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Meyer Brothers Morningside Chapel, in Sioux City, with the Rev. Merrill Muller officiating. Burial will be at a later date in Memorial Park Cemetery, Sioux City. Visitation will be 9 a.m. until service time Saturday at the funeral home...
Leonard Molzen (10/08/10)
Leonard Molzen, 89, of rural Le Mars, died Thursday, Oct. 7, 2010, at the Good Samaritan Society-Le Mars in Mars. Leonard Molzen was born July 11, 1921, in Le Mars, the son of Herbert and Anna (Plueger) Molzen. He was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, rural Akron. Leonard attended country school near his home and later assisted his parents with farming in Johnson Township...
Jeffrey Karl (10/08/10)
Jeffrey Lynn Karl, 50, of Omaha, Neb., and a former Le Mars resident, died Sept. 3, 2010. Survivors include his sisters, June (David) Paik and Joyce Karl; nieces, Angela and Jaime Paik, nephew, Eric Paik and cousins. He was preceded in death by parents Clemence and Betty Karl and brother James William Karl...
Paul Hoppe (10/08/10)
Paul Hoppe, 85, of Le Mars, died today (Friday), Oct. 8, 2010, at his home in Le Mars. Services are pending with the Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars, Iowa. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com.
Norbert 'Nubs' Gotto (10/08/10)
Norbert "Nubs" Gotto, 82, of Le Mars, died Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2010, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. James Catholic Church in Le Mars. The Rev. Matt Hewitt will celebrate. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars. ...
Rita Wanderscheid (10/07/10)
Rita Wanderscheid, 87, of Le Mars, died Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2010, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Mass of Christian Burial will be 2:30 p.m. Monday at St. James Catholic Church in Le Mars. The Rev. Matt Hewitt will celebrate. Visitation with the family present will be after 5:30 p.m. ...
Alice B. Pratt (10/07/10)
Alice B. Pratt, 91, of Kingsley, died Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010, at St. Luke's Regional Medical Center in Sioux City. Alice Bonita Pratt was born Sept. 5, 1919, in Defiance, the oldest child of Harry and Mabel (White) Chase. She lived near Defiance until the age of 5 when the family moved to Woodbury County, Iowa. ...
Kathleen 'Kay' Port (10/07/10)
Kathleen "Kay" Port, 78, of Le Mars, died Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010, at her home in Le Mars. Kathleen Joyce Sargent was born Jan. 28, 1932, on the family farm near Akron, the daughter of Earl and Bessie (Philips) Sargent. Kay graduated from Akron High School with the Class of 1950. Kay was united in marriage to Lloyd "Jack" Port of Akron, July 5, 1951...
Leonard Molzen (10/07/10)
Leonard Molzen, 89, of rural Le Mars, died today (Thursday), Oct. 7, 2010, at the Good Samaritan Society-Le Mars in Le Mars. The Mauer - Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars is assisting Leonard's family with funeral arrangements. Stories, memories and expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Jeffrey Karl (10/07/10)
Jeffrey Lynn Karl, 50, of Omaha, Neb., and a former Le Mars resident, died Sept. 3, 2010. Survivors include his sisters, June (David) Paik and Joyce Karl; nieces Angela and Jaime Paik, nephew Eric Paik and cousins. He was preceded in death by parents Clemence and Betty Karl and brother James William Karl...
Norbert 'Nubs' Gotto (10/07/10)
Norbert "Nubs" Gotto, of Le Mars, died Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2010, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Arrangements are pending with the Carlsen-Feuerstein Funeral Home in Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
Rita Wanderscheid (10/06/10)
Rita Wanderscheid, 87, of Le Mars, died today (Wednesday), Oct. 6, 2010, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Arrangements are with the Carlsen-Feuerstein Funeral Home of Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
Alice B. Pratt (10/06/10)
Alice B. Pratt, 91, of Kingsley, died Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010, at St. Luke's Regional Medical Center in Sioux City. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday at the Kingsley United Methodist Church. The Rev. Roger Kurtenbach will officiate. Burial will follow at the Good Hope Cemetery in Correctionville. ...
Cecil L. Crabb (10/06/10)
Cecil L. Crabb, 94, a longtime resident of Kingsley, died Saturday evening, Oct. 2, 2010, at the Sunrise Retirement Community in Sioux City. Cecil LaRay Crabb was born Nov. 16, 1915, on a farm at the east end of Diamond Lake, near the Iowa Great Lakes. He was the fifth of six sons born to Albert S. and Jennie M. (Day) Crabb...
Ronald W. 'Ron' Mortensen (10/05/10)
Ronald W. "Ron" Mortensen, 54, of Ketchikan, Alaska, and formerly of Le Mars, died Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010, at Waimea, Hawaii, following a brief illness. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 11, 2010, at St. John's Lutheran Church in Le Mars, with the Rev. ...
Frank A. Orban (10/05/10)
Frank A. Orban, 94, of Le Mars, died suddenly Sunday, Oct. 3, 2010, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Frank Alphonse Orban was born Nov. 13, 1915, on the family farm in Johnson Township, rural Plymouth County, the son of John and Mary (Dondlinger) Orban. Frank attended country school near his home. As a young man, Frank began farming with his father, John Orban...
Lola A. Mahnke (10/05/10)
Lola A. Mahnke, 94, of Ankeny, formerly of the Kingsley area, died Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010, at Sunny View Care Center in Ankeny. A graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9, at the Grand Meadow Cemetery, rural Washta. A time of fellowship will follow at the Pierson Community Center...
Dorothy M. Arnold (10/05/10)
Dorothy Mildred Arnold, 95, of Lancaster, Calif., died peacefully Friday, Oct. 1, 2010. Born at home Aug. 14, 1915, in Long Beach, Calif., she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Mary (Rohrig) Brown. Having spent her entire life in California, Dorothy attended elementary school in Imperial Valley, Calif., and completed her education in Calexico, Calif...
Jesse Westergard (10/04/10)
Jesse Westergard, 88, of California, formerly of Ireton, died Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010, in Stockton, Calif. Private family graveside service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 5, at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Ireton with the Rev. Todd Bunge officiating. Military service will be provided by the Ireton American Legion Bertram Post #276.The Porter Funeral Home of Ireton is assisting the family...
Esther M. Swanson (10/04/10)
Esther M. Swanson, 97, of Akron, died Friday, Oct. 1, 2010, at the Akron Care Center in Akron. Esther Marie Sand was born Dec. 18, 1912, in Richland Township, Union County, South Dakota, the daughter of John Edward and Bertha Catherine (Woltman) Sand. ...
Orlin Wayne Hein (10/04/10)
Orlin Wayne Hein, 86, of Hartley, died Friday, Sept. 29, 2010, at at the Prairie View Nursing Home in Sanborn. Orlin Wayne Hein, the son of Rudy and Selma Zinn Hein, was born April 3, 1924, in Hartley. He was baptized and confirmed at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Hartley. ...
Frank A. Orban (10/04/10)
Frank A. Orban, 94, of Le Mars, died suddenly Sunday, Oct. 3, 2010, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Arrangements are with the Carlsen-Feuerstein Funeral Home of Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
Cecil L. Crabb (10/04/10)
Cecil L. Crabb, 94, of Kingsley, died Saturday evening, Oct. 2, 2010, at Sunrise Retirement Community in Sioux City. Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 23, at the Johnson-Earnest Funeral Home in Kingsley. Inurnment will be in the Kingsley Cemetery with Masonic rites provided by the Cosmos Lodge #470 of Kingsley...
Lola A. Mahnke (10/01/10)
Lola A. Mahnke, 94, of Ankeny, formerly of the Kingsley area, died Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010, at Sunny View Care Center in Ankeny. The Johnson -- Earnest Funeral Home of Kingsley is in charge of local arrangements. Stories, memories, and expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Ronald W. 'Ron' Mortensen (10/01/10)
Ronald W. "Ron" Mortensen, 54, of Ketchikan, Alaska, and formerly of Le Mars, died Thursday Sept. 30, 2010, at Wiamea, Hawaii, following a brief illness. Arrangements are pending with the Carlsen-Feuerstein Funeral Home in Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
Kathleen 'Kay' Port (10/01/10)
Kathleen "Kay" Port, 78, of Le Mars, died Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010, at her home in Le Mars. Funeral arrangements are with the Carlsen Funeral Home of Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com.