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Obituaries from June 2011

Merle R. Loftis Jr. (06/30/11)
Merle Raymond Loftis Jr., 69, of Le Mars died Tuesday, June 28, 2011, from injuries received in an automobile accident near Cherokee, Iowa. Arrangements are pending with Becker-Hunt Funeral Home in South Sioux City.
Cleone Varenhorst (06/30/11)
Cleone Varenhorst, 83, of Le Mars, died Wednesday, July 29, 2011, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Funeral 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...
Mary C. Hagey (06/29/11)
Mary C. Hagey, 91 of Marcus, died Monday, June 27, 2011, at her home. Mary Catharine Jaminet was born April 5, 1920, on a farm near Marcus, the daughter of John and Catharine (Ryan) Jaminet. She attended country school near her home and later graduated from Remsen St. Mary's High School...
Mary C. Hagey (06/28/11)
Mary C. Hagey, 91, of Marcus, died Monday, June 27, 2011, at her home. The Earnest - Johnson Funeral Home of Marcus is assisting Mary's family with funeral arrangements. Stories, memories and expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Marilyn McAllister (06/06/11)
Marilyn McAllister, 80, of Dunlap, died Friday, June 3, 2011, at the Dunlap Nursing and Rehab Center in Dunlap. Marilyn Rose McAllister was born Dec.14, 1930, to Otto and Signe (Erickson) Schuler in Omaha, Neb. She was raised on a farm south of Decatur, Neb...
Betty Nilles (06/21/11)
Betty Therese Nilles, 83, of Remsen, died Saturday, June 18, 2011 at the Happy Siesta Care Center in Remsen. Betty was born Oct. 6, 1927, on the family farm south of Remsen, the daughter of Peter J. and Olga (Krieps) Nilles. She attended and graduated in 1945 from St. Mary's High School...
James Mandicino, Sr. (06/23/11)
James Mandicino, Sr., 87, of Sioux City, died Monday, June 20, 2011, at his residence following a lengthy illness. James was born Nov. 30, 1923 in Sergeant Bluff, the son of Frank and Jennie (Verardi) Mandicino. He grew up in Sergeant Bluff and attended Sergeant Bluff High School. He then attended the Dunwoody Institute in Minneapolis, Minn...
Mary Lee Holland (06/22/11)
Mary Lee Holland, 81, of Le Mars, died Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011, after a lengthy battle with Type II Diabetes at the Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Graveside inurnment will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 24, at Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars with Pastor Fred Gums of the Le Mars Bible Church officiating. The Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars, Iowa is in charge of arrangements...
Robert Heimgartner (06/20/11)
Robert Heimgartner, 83, of San Jose, Calif., died Sunday, May 29, 2011, at San Jose. Bob was born June 8, 1928, and was adopted by Walter and Marie (Wiltman) Heimgartner of Le Mars. He attended schools in Hinton and Le Mars. He was confirmed at Trinity Lutheran Church rural Hinton...
R. Bradley Ross (06/16/11)
R. Bradley Ross, 59, of Cedar Rapids, and a Le Mars native, died unexpectedly Tuesday, June 14, 2011, in Storm Lake at a work site. Bradley was born in Le Mars Oct. 9, 1951, the son of Elmer "Bud" and Irene Ross. Bradley graduated from Le Mars Community High School. He served four years in the U.S. Navy and attended the University of Iowa...
Pastor Kenneth Koth (06/15/11)
Pastor Kenneth Koth, 90, of Le Mars, died Monday, June 13, 2011, at the Good Samaritan Society-Le Mars in Le Mars. Kenneth Kennedy Koth was born March 25, 1921, in Jamestown, N.D., the son of Gustave and Margaret (Lutz) Koth. He attended school in Jamestown and graduated from Jamestown High School in 1939...
Galen E. Ducommun (06/14/11)
Galen E. Ducommun, 78, of Marcus, died Friday, June 10, 2011, at the Mayo Hospital in Phoenix, Ariz. Memorial services will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, June 25, 2011, at the Grace United Methodist Church in Marcus, with the Rev. Robert Blair officiating...
Marlin 'Smokey' Hutton (06/13/11)
Marlin "Smokey" Hutton, 71, of Windsor, Colo., formerly of Craig, died suddenly Saturday, June 4, 2011, at North Colorado Medical Center in Greeley, Colo. Marlin G. Hutton was born Feb. 5, 1940, to Nelson and Clara (Eggelbrecht) Hutton. "Smokey" as he became known to his family and friends was united in marriage to Joyce Hamilton Sept. 18, 1964, at St. John's Lutheran Church in Merrill. They lived in Craig until 1984 when they moved to Windsor, Colo...
Kenneth Koth (06/13/11)
Kenneth Koth, 91, of Le Mars, died today (Monday), June 13, 2011, at the Good Samaritan Society-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...
Bernard N. Portz (06/13/11)
Bernard N. Portz, 84, of Hospers, died Friday, June 10, 2011, St. Luke's Lutheran Home in Spencer. Bernard was born Jan. 11, 1927, at rural Hospers, the son of Nicholas and Mary (Pottebaum) Portz. He was raised in the Hospers area and received his education at St. Anthony's Catholic School in Hospers. He was then a farm laborer in the Hospers area...
Marlin 'Smokey' Hutton (06/10/11)
Marlin "Smokey" Hutton, 71, of Windsor, Colo., formerly of Craig, died suddenly Saturday, June 4, 2011, at North Colorado Medical Center in Greeley, Colo. Marlin G. Hutton was born Feb. 5, 1940, to Nelson and Clara (Eggelbrecht) Hutton. "Smokey" as he became known to his family and friends was united in marriage to Joyce Hamilton Sept. 18, 1964, at St. John's Lutheran Church in Merrill. They lived in Craig until 1984 when they moved to Windsor, Colo...
Marlin 'Smokey' Hutton (06/09/11)
Marlin Gene "Smokey" Hutton, 71, of Windsor, Colo., died June 4, 2011, at North Colorado Medical Center in Greeley, Colo. Arrangements are with the Carlsen Funeral Home of Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
JoAnn Sudtelgte (06/09/11)
Jo Ann Sudtelgte, 59, of Remsen, died Tuesday, June 7, 2011, at her home in Remsen. Jo Ann was born June 21, 1951, at Le Mars, the daughter of LeRoy and Maxine (Kilker) Rolling. Jo Ann was raised in the Oyens area and graduated from St. Mary's High School with the class of 1969...
Dolores A. Paulson (06/09/11)
Dolores A. Paulson, 91, of Le Mars, died Monday, June 6, 2011, at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. James Catholic Church, Le Mars, with the Rev. Matt Hewitt officiating. Interment will be at St. ...
Eunice Maxine Caffee (06/08/11)
Eunice Maxine Caffee, a 47-year resident of Ridgecrest/Inyokern, Calif., died peacefully at home with family at her bedside June 1, 2011, after suffering an incapacitating stroke. She was 94. Eunice was born Dec. 17, 1916, in Marian Township near Remsen, the daughter of Louis and Effie (Van Dusen) Kemp. She was raised and educated in Plymouth County and graduated from St. Mary's High School, Remsen on May 25, 1934...
Dolores A. Paulson (06/08/11)
Dolores A. Paulson, 91, of Le Mars, died Monday, June 6, 2011, at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Dolores Agnes Sitzmann was born April 26, 1920, on the family farm in Lincoln Township to John Joseph and Mary Jane (Connor) Sitzmann. Dolores was the youngest of 14 children...
Carl Kestel (06/07/11)
Carl Joseph Kestel, 93, of Remsen, died Monday, June 6, 2011, at his home in Remsen. Carl was born April 29, 1918, the son of Frank and Theresa (Niehus) Kestel. He was raised and educated in the Remsen area, graduating in 1936 from St. Mary's Catholic High School in Remsen...
MIchael Mullally (06/07/11)
Michael Mullally, 70, of Le Mars, died Sunday, June 5, 2011, surrounded by his family, at The Abbey in Le Mars. Michael P. Mullally was born Nov. 5, 1940, in Sioux City, the son of Michael J. and Marie A. (Hames) Mullally. He grew up in Le Mars and received his education at Le Mars Central High School...
Dolores A. Paulson (06/07/11)
Dolores A. Paulson, 91, of Le Mars, died Monday, June 6, 2011, at Plymouth Manor Care Center 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...
Dorothy Hein (06/03/11)
Dorothy Heien, 87, of Hartley, died Monday, May 30, 2011, at Prairie View Nursing Home in Sanborn. Dorothy LaVonne Hein, the daughter of John and Lillian (Kallsen) Tapper, was born Jan. 24, 1924, on a farm near Akron. She was baptized and confirmed at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, rural Akron...
Laurie A. Tuttle (06/03/11)
Laurie A. Tuttle, 47, of rural Marcus, died Wednesday, June 1, 2011, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, following a brief illness. Laurie Ann Meyer was born Aug. 18, 1963, in Le Mars, the daughter of Vernon and Leola (Straub) Meyer. She was baptized and confirmed at Peace Lutheran Church in Marcus...
Laurie A. Tuttle (06/02/11)
Laurie A. Tuttle, 47, of rural Marcus, Wednesday, June 1, 2011, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, following a brief illness. The Earnest - Johnson Funeral Home of Marcus is assisting Laurie's family with funeral arrangements. Stories, memories and expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Roger Schulz (06/01/11)
Roger L. Schulz, 51, of Orange City, formerly of Le Mars, died Saturday, Jan, 8, 2011m at his home following a brief illness. Funeral services were held in January. A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 4, at St. John Lutheran Cemetery, rural Ireton. The Rev. Gary Landsness of St. John's Lutheran Church in Le Mars will officiate...