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Obituaries from April 2011

Goldie Denniston (04/29/11)
Goldie Denniston, 95, of Le Mars, died Wednesday, April 27, 2011, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Goldie Anola Schultz was born Feb. 26, 1916, on the family farm in Stanton Township, rural Merrill, to George B. and Bessie (Robbins) Schultz. Goldie attended country school near her home...
Mary E. Feeney (04/29/11)
Mary E. Feeney, 88, of Kingsley, died Wednesday, April 27, 2011, at the Kingsley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Mary Elizabeth Feeney was born July 10, 1922, in Cherokee County, the daughter of Leslie and Edith (Thompson) Davis. She graduated from Pierson High School. Following her education, Mary worked for area families as a housekeeper and later as a waitress in the Kingsley-Pierson area...
Elsie Frerichs (04/29/11)
Elsie Frerichs, 95, of Akron, died Wednesday, April 27, 2011, at the Akron Care Center in Akron. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, Preston Township, rural Akron. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. ...
Goldie Denniston (04/28/11)
Goldie Denniston, 95, of Le Mars, died Wednesday, April 27, 2011, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Seney United Methodist Church. Interment will be at Resthaven Memory Gardens Cemetery, rural Le Mars. Visitations will be after 4 p.m. Friday, followed by a 7 p.m. prayer service, all at the Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars. Visitations will continue for 1 hour prior to the service at the church...
Mary E. Feeney (04/28/11)
Mary E. Feeney, 88, of Kingsley, died Wednesday, April 27, 2011, at the Kingsley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Kingsley. The Johnson -- Earnest Funeral Home of Kingsley is assisting Mary's family with funeral arrangements. Stories, memories and expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Elsie Frerichs (04/28/11)
Elsie Frerichs, 95, of Akron, died Wednesday, April 27, 2011, at the Akron Care Center in Akron. Elsie Gertrude Beeck was born Oct. 7, 1915, on the family farm near Akron, the daughter of Christian and Meta (Mangelson) Beeck. She was baptized into the Christian faith at St. ...
Esther M. Kurth (04/28/11)
Esther M. Kurth, 81, of Primghar, died Easter Sunday, April 24, 2011, at the Prairie View Retirement Home in Sanborn, in a room filled by her family and holding her husband's hand, reaching the age of 81 years, 3 months and 11 days. Esther (Rolfes) Kurth, the daughter of Joseph and Rose (Langel) Rolfes was born Jan. ...
Helen Gates (04/25/11)
Helen Gates, 95, of Marcus, died Friday, April 22, 2011, at the Heartland Care Center in Marcus. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 30, at Faith Lutheran Church in Marcus. The Rev. Elizabeth Pfeifle will officiate. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery in Cherokee. Visitation will begin at noon Friday with the family present from 6-8 p.m. at the Greenwood-Schubert Funeral Home in Marcus. There will be a family prayer service at 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home...
Paul D. Charlson (04/21/11)
Paul D. Charlson, 73, of Sioux Falls, S.D., died Wednesday, April 20, 2011, at his home. Paul Douglas Charlson was born April 17, 1938, in Le Mars, the son of Elmer and Margaret Charleson. He graduated from Hawarden High School in 1956, and attended Morningside College in Sioux City...
Shaune Hodgson (04/18/11)
Shaune Hodgson, 47, of Le Mars, died unexpectedly Wednesday, April 13, 2011 at a Sioux City hospital. Shaune Eileen Hodgson was born July 9, 1963, in Le Mars. She was the fourth of eight children born to John and Patricia (Butler) Hodgson. She was baptized in August 1963 at St. James Catholic Church. Shaune attended and graduated from Gehlen Catholic High School with the Class of 1981...
Elsiena J. Bos (04/18/11)
Elsiena Bos, 92, formerly of Hartley, died Friday, April 15, 2011, at the Bethany Lutheran Home in Sioux Falls, S.D. Elsiena Jeanetta was born to Jacobus and Gertrude (Bonnes) Hofland. She was raised on the family farm northeast of Orange City. On Feb. ...
Hildred G. Hollinger (04/18/11)
Hildred G. Hollinger, 90, of Merrill died Friday, April 15, 2011, at Regency Square Care Center in South Sioux City, Neb. Hildred G. Hollinger, daughter of Ira R. and Maude J. (Butcher) Golden, was born Jan. 25, 1921, in Onawa. She attended school in Rodney and Onawa, graduating from Onawa in 1939. She moved to Sioux City where she worked on the assembly line at Wincharger and then Zenith before retiring...
Ronald J. Mullally (04/15/11)
Ronald J. Mullally, 69, of Le Mars, died Sunday April 10, 2011, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars, following a lengthy illness. Ronald Joseph Mullally was born Nov. 30, 1941, in Sioux City, the son of Michael and Marie (Hames) Mullally. Ron grew up in Le Mars and graduated in 1960 from Gehlen Catholic High School. He attended Western Iowa Tech after graduation receiving an applied science Degree. He then worked with M & M Produce, driving truck and catering...
Alice M. Anderson (04/14/11)
Alice Matilda (Mandelkow) Anderson, 104, of Elk Point, S.D., and a Plymouth County native, died Tuesday, April 12, 2011, at Prairie Estates Care Center in Elk Point. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Elk Point. Graveside services will be 4 p.m. Saturday in Ireton. Arrangements are under the direction of Anderson-Siecke-Kober Funeral Home in Elk Point...
Shaune Hodgson (04/14/11)
Shaune Hodgson, 47, of Le Mars, died unexpectedly Wednesday, April 13, 2011 at a Sioux City hospital. 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 Anderson (04/13/11)
Alice (Mandelkow) Anderson, 104, of Elk Point, S.D., died Tuesday, April 12, 2011, at Prairie Estates Nursing Home in Elk Point. Alice was born and raised in the Struble area. She was a 1925 graduate of Le Mars High School and at the time of her death was the oldest alumni of the school...
Norma L. Hartman (04/12/11)
Norma L. Hartman, 86, of Hinton, died Sunday, April 3, 2011, at a Sioux City nursing home. Norma was born June 8, 1924, on the family farm in rural Plymouth county located between Merrill and Hinton, the daughter of William and Lenore (Rush) Spies. She attended country school and graduated from Hinton High School...
Ronald J. Mullally (04/12/11)
Ronald J. Mullally, 69, of Le Mars, died Sunday, April 10, 2011, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars, following a lengthy illness. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 18, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Le Mars with the Rev. ...
Ernestine M. Stowers (04/12/11)
Ernestine Mary Stowers, 75, of Westfield, died Sunday, April 10, 2011, at her residence. Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Thursday in Graceland Park Cemetery, Sioux City. Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, with the family present 6 to 8 p.m., at Berkemier Chapel, Christy-Smith Funeral Home in Sioux City...
Ronald Mullally (04/11/11)
Ronald Mullally, of Le Mars, died Sunday, April 10, 2011, 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...
Eugene James Russell (04/11/11)
Eugene James "Gene" Russell, 87, of Sioux City, and a Plymouth County native ,was welcomed to Eternal Life Friday, April 8, 2011. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. at St. Michael Catholic Church in Sioux City with the Rev. Gary Snyder officiating. ...
Norma L. Hartman (04/11/11)
Norma L. (Spies) Hartman, 86, of Hinton, died Sunday, April 3, 2011, at a Sioux City nursing home. Funeral ervices will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hinton United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Neva Thorn Perdue officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. today (Monday), with the family present 6 to 8 p.m., and a prayer service at 7 p.m., at Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel in Sioux City...
Juanita Jelken (04/08/11)
Juanita Jelken, 88, of Brunsville, died Wednesday, April 6, 2011, at her daughter's home in Kansas City, Mo. Juanita was born Dec. 13, 1922, in Melder, La., the fifth of seven children to Edgar and Carrie (Ashmore) Kirkpatrick. She was united in marriage to Alvin Jelken March 17, 1946...
JoAnn E. Perera (04/08/11)
JoAnn E. (Morehead) Perera, 75, of Sioux City, and an Akron area native, died Wednesday, April 6, 2011, at a Sioux City hospital surrounded by her loving family. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Meyer Brothers Morningside Chapel in Sioux City with the Rev. ...
Bradley C. Geringer (04/07/11)
Bradley C. Geringer, 40, of Le Mars, died Monday, April 4, 2011, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, following a brief illness. Bradley Charles Geringer was born March 18, 1971, in Le Mars, the son of Charles F. and Wanda (Self) Geringer. The family lived in Marcus where Brad attended primary and middle school. They moved to Le Mars in 1986 and Brad continued his education at Le Mars Community High School...
Phyllis Stoos (04/07/11)
Phyllis Stoos, 87, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, April 5, 2011, at the Good Samaritan Society-Le Mars. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday at the Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars with the Rev. Kevin Richter officiating. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery, Le Mars. Visitations will be Friday afternoon from 1 p.m. until service time...
Kay Von Arb (04/07/11)
ALTON, Iowa -- Kay (Kinney) Von Arb, 70, of Alton died Tuesday, April 5, 2011, after a courageous 14-month battle with cancer at Sanford Medical Center in Sioux Falls, S.D. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Alton, with the Rev. ...
Bradley C. Geringer (04/06/11)
Bradley C. Geringer, 40, of Le Mars, died Monday, April 4, 2011, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, following a brief illness. Private family services will be held at a later date. The Mauer - Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars is assisting Bradley's family with arrangements...
Joan Grothe (04/06/11)
Joan Grothe, 57, died unexpectedly Monday, April 4, 2011, at her residence in Le Mars. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars. The Rev. Matt Hewitt of St. James Catholic Church in Le Mars will officiate. There will be no visitation. Arrangements are under the direction of the Carlsen-Feuerstein Funeral Home in Le Mars...
Doris Wright Ludwigs (04/06/11)
Doris Wright Ludwigs, 97, of Le Mars, died Sunday, April 3, 2011 at her son's home near Remsen. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at the Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars, with the Rev. Tim Geitz of Grace Lutheran Church officiating. Interment will be at Union Township Cemetery. Visitations will be Thursday from 12:30 p.m. until service time at the funeral home...
Phyllis Stoos (04/06/11)
Phyllis Stoos, 87, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, April 5, 2011, at the Good Samaritan Society-Le Mars. Phyllis Evelyn Reints was born Dec. 21, 1923, in Le Mars, the daughter of Henry and Anna Marie (Wilhelmi) Reints. Phyllis attended country school near the family farm north of Le Mars. She loved learning; especially math class. She later received her GED and continued her education at Westmar College...
Edgard A. Astidias (04/05/11)
Edgar Alfonso Astidias, 54, of Cucuta, Colombia, died Saturday, April 2, 2011, at a hospital at Cucuta, Colombia. Edgar was born Oct. 1, 1959, the son of Luis Alfonso Astidias and Margarita Jaimes. Survivors include his wife, Magola Astidias of Cucuta, Colombia; three sons, Johan "A.J." Astidias and his wife, Keri of Remsen, Edgar Astidias and his wife, Ruth of Cucuta, Colombia, Favian Astidias and his wife, Andrea of Bucaramanga, Colombia; his mother, Margarita Jaimes of Bucaramanga, Colombia; seven grandchildren, Preston, Allison, Carter, Isaac, Hilary, Andres and Esteban.. ...
Anne C. Clark (04/05/11)
Anne C. Clark, 88, of Le Mars, died Saturday, April 2, 2011, at the Good Samaritan Society-Le Mars in Le Mars. Anne C. Zastrow was born Oct. 30, 1922, in Hamill, S.D., one of 12 children born to August and Anna Marie (Simmons) Zastrow. She was baptized and confirmed into the Christian faith. She was raised and attended school in Hamill...
Bradley C. Geringer (04/05/11)
Bradley C. Geringer, 40, of Le Mars, died Monday, April 4, 2011, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. The Mauer - Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars is assisting Bradley's family with funeral arrangements. Stories, memories and expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Catherine M. 'Kate' Henrich (04/05/11)
Catherine Marie (Kate) Henrich, 76, of Kingsley, died Monday, March 28, 2011, at her residence. Kate was born July 23, 1934, in Primghar, the daughter of John and Velma (Puhrman) Smidt. She graduated from Primghar High School in 1952 and from St. Joseph's School of Nursing in 1956...
Doris Wright Ludwigs (04/05/11)
Doris Wright Ludwigs, 97, of Le Mars, died Sunday, April 3, 2011 at her son's home near Remsen. Doris Lola Ropte was born Sept. 12, 1913, on a farm near Coleridge, Neb., the daughter of Burno and Magdalena (Wiederaender) Ropte. Doris was baptized Oct. 5, 1913, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Coleridge, Neb., and confirmed in 1927 at Salem Lutheran Church at Dakota City, Neb...
Shirley Sitzmann (04/05/11)
Shirley Sitzmann, 81, a Le Mars native and lifelong resident, entered into eternal life Sunday, April 3, 2011, surrounded by her family at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. The former Shirley Frances Dominick was born June 16, 1929 in Le Mars, the daughter of Leo and Irene Warren Dominick. She grew up in Le Mars and attended Le Mars Public Schools. Shirley married Harold J. Sitzmann Dec. 28, 1949, at St. James Catholic Church in Le Mars...
Phyllis Stoos (04/05/11)
Phyllis Stoos, 87, of Le Mars, died today (Tuesday), April 5, 2011, at the Good Samaritan Society-Le Mars. Funeral arrangements are with Carlsen Funeral Home of Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
Anne C. Clark (04/04/11)
Anne C. Clark, 88, of Le Mars, died Saturday, April 2, 2011, at Good Samaritan Society-Le Mars. Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars. The Rev. Matt Hewitt of St. James Catholic Church in Le Mars will officiate. Inurnment will be at a later date in Pukwana, S.D...
Harley R. Hiemstra (04/04/11)
Harley R. Hiemstra, 89, of Kingsley, died Friday, April 1, 2011, at St. Luke's Regional Medical Center in Sioux City. Harley Ralph Hiemstra was born Aug. 28, 1921, in Kingsley, the son of Garrett and Pearl (Blacksten) Hiemstra. He attended country school in the Kingsley area, graduating from Union Consolidated School in 1938. ...
Harold 'Bud' Higman (04/04/11)
Harold "Bud" Higman, Sr., 94, of Akron, died Friday, April 1, 2011, at St. Luke's Regional Medical Center in Sioux City. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Immanuel Lutheran Church, E.L.C.A. in Akron. The Rev. Dawn Quame will officiate. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery in Akron. Visitation will be after 3 p.m. Wednesday, with the family present after 5 p.m., and a prayer service at 7 p.m., all at Carlsen Funeral Home - Schroeder Chapel in Akron...
Brian E. Kuiper (04/04/11)
Brian E. Kuiper, 71, of Granville, died Friday, April 1, 2011, at his home in Granville. Brian was born Dec. 28, 1939, at rural Ashton, the son of Margaret Leone (Conley) and Daniel Kuiper. He was raised and educated in the Ashton area and graduated from St. Joseph High School in 1958...
Doris Wright Ludwigs (04/04/11)
Doris Wright Ludwigs, 97, of Le Mars, died Sunday, April 3, 2011, at her son's home near Remsen. Services are pending with the Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
Shirley Sitzmann (04/04/11)
Shirley Sitzmann, of Le Mars, died Sunday, April 3, 2011, 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...
Lorraine B. Tillman (04/04/11)
Lorraine Betty Tillman, 88, of South Sioux City, Neb., died March 30, 2011, at the Good Samaritan Society-Le Mars. Lorraine was born Jan. 28, 1923, in Sioux City, the daughter of John R. and Myrtle C. (Clark) Sharon. She was a lifelong resident of South Sioux City graduating from South Sioux City High School in 1941. After graduation she worked at Wind Charger for two years...
Allen Lamb (04/01/11)
Allen Lamb, 50, of Sioux Falls, S.D., died unexpectedly Wednesday, March 30, 2011, at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D. Allen Albert Lamb was born Jan. 13, 1961, in Council Bluffs, the son of Albert and Carolyn (Cooper) Lamb. Allen attended and graduated from Le Mars Community High School with the Class of 1979. During his senior year of high school, Allen joined the United States Air Force...