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Obituaries from October 2011

Anita F. Zimmer (10/31/11)
Anita F. Zimmer, 85, of Littleton, Colo., died Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011, at the Porter Hospice at the Johnson Center in Centennial, Colo. Arrangements are with the Carlsen-Feuerstein Funeral Home of Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
Dennis J. Buckley (10/26/11)
Dennis J. Buckley, 79, of Omaha, Neb., died Monday, Oct. 24, 2011. Dennis J. Buckley was born Nov. 11, 1931, in Le Mars, the son of Daniel F. and Irma M. Buckley. He is survived by his wife, Catherine A. Buckley; sons: John Buckley and wife, Kim, and Mike Buckley and wife, Stacey; daughters: Katie Taylor and husband, Don, and Bridget McNamara and husband John; grandchildren: Stewart and Jack Buckley, Andrew and Megan Taylor, Cate, John, and Erin McNamara; a brother, Charles Buckley (Barbara); sisters, Mary Kay Dunbar and Sheila Enders (Bill); a brother-in-law, Dan Doolan; and sisters-in-law, Diane Otterberg and Mary Buckley.. ...
Tarsellla Probst (10/26/11)
Tarsella "Sally" (Pottebaum) Probst, 87, of Alton, died Sunday, Oct 23, 2011, at Orange City Area Health Systems Hospital in Orange City. Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Alton with the Rev. Paul Eisele officiating and the Rev. ...
Elsa Puetz (10/26/11)
Elsa Puetz, 97, of Le Mars, died Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011, at Good Samaritan Society-Le Mars, following a lengthy illness. The former Elsa Johanna Adler was born June 23, 1914, on a farm in Sioux County near Hawarden, the daughter of Fred and Pauline (Schmidt) Adler. She attended rural school in Sioux County until her parents moved to a farm near Le Mars, where she attended rural school in Stanton Township...
Elsa Puetz (10/25/11)
Elsa Puetz, 97, of Le Mars, died Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011, at Good Samaritan Society-Le Mars, following a lengthy illness. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Friday St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Le Mars, with the Rev. Kevin Richter officiating. ...
Lloyd Buss (10/24/11)
Lloyd Buss, 91, of Paullina, died Friday, Oct. 21, 2011, at Baum Harmon Mercy Hospital in Primghar. Lloyd William Buss was born on the Buss farm in Elgin Township, in rural Plymouth County, Nov. 3, 1919, to William and Bertha (Moir) Buss. After the death of his mother, his family later moved to Fairfield, Calif., for several years. He returned to Maurice and lived with Merritt and Eva (Buss) Hawkins until he graduated from Maurice High School in 1938...
Elsa Puetz (10/24/11)
Elsa Puetz, 97, of Le Mars, died Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011, at Good Samaritan Societiy-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.com...
Lyle C. Richardson (10/24/11)
Lyle C. Richardson, 60, of Ireton, died suddenly on Wednesday, October 19, 2011 at his residence in Ireton. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Ireton with the Rev. Andrew Carlson officiating. Visitation will begin at noon today (Monday), with a prayer service at 7 p.m. followed by visitation with the family until 8:30 p.m. at the St. Paul's Lutheran Church. The Porter Funeral Home in Ireton is assisting the family...
Lloyd Buss (10/21/11)
Lloyd Buss, 91, of Paullina, died today (Friday), Oct. 21, 2011, at the Primghar Hospital in Primghar. Arrangements are with the Carlsen Funeral Home of Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
Ruth Anne Hicks (10/21/11)
Ruth Anne (McMahon) Hicks, 66, of Sioux City, Monday, Oct. 17, 2011, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Carlsen Funeral Home -- Schroeder Chapel in Akron. The Rev. Roger Linnan of St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Akron will officiate. ...
Jo Ann Lee (10/21/11)
Jo Ann (Egertson) Lee, 74, of Bloomington, Minn., died Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011. Jo Ann was born in Rochester, Minn., and was a graduate of Luther College. The Lee family resided in Le Mars when Jo Ann's husband, the Rev. Thomas O. Lee, served as pastor at St. John's Lutheran Church in Le Mars...
Madeline Neubrand (10/19/11)
Madeline Neubrand, 95, of Le Mars, died Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. The former Madeline Margaret Reuter was born Dec. 23, 1915, on a farm just south of Le Mars, the daughter of Anton and Anna (Nemmers) Reuter. She grew up in the Le Mars area and graduated from St. Joseph's Catholic High School...
Doris Arens (10/19/11)
Doris Frances (Schnepf) Arens, 92, of Remsen, died Monday, Oct. 17, 2011, at Bavarian Meadows Assisted Living in Remsen. Doris was born Sept. 14, 1919, at Remsen, the daughter of Joseph and Anna (Goetzinger) Schnepf. Doris was raised in the Oyens. She graduated from St. Mary's High School...
Laura B. Schroeder (10/18/11)
Laura B. Schroeder, 98, of Le Mars, died early Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011, at Park Place Estates Assisted Living in Le Mars. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars with the Rev. Tim Geitz of Grace Lutheran Church officiating. Interment will be at St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery, rural Hull. Visitations will be from 9:30 a.m. until service time Wednesday at the funeral home...
Lloyd Kallsen (10/17/11)
Lloyd Kallsen, 82, of Le Mars, died Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011, at the Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Lloyd Louis Kallsen was born Dec. 10, 1928, on the family farm in Preston Township, rural Akron, the son of Arthur and Clara (Oloff) Kallsen. He was baptized and confirmed at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Preston Township...
James R. 'Bob' Clasen (10/17/11)
James R. "Bob" Clasen, 87, of Le Mars, died Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011, at the Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. James R. "Bob" Clasen was born Oct. 13, 1924, in Le Mars, the son of Herman Clasen and Pearl (Diediker) Clasen. He grew up in Le Mars and graduated from Central High School with the Class of 1942...
Madeline Neubrand (10/17/11)
Madeline Neubrand, 95, of Le Mars, died Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Arrangements are with the Feuerstein-Carlsen Funeral Home of Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
Laura B. Schroeder (10/17/11)
Laura B. Schroeder, 98, of Le Mars, died early Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011, at Park Place Estates Assisted Living in Le Mars. Laura Blanche Helmers was born July 29, 1913, in Cherokee, the daughter of Henry and Minnie Pearl (Weatherly) Helmers. Laura was baptized by the minister of the Church of Christ Church in the Little Rock River near Rock Rapids. She attended country school at Garfield No. 5, Center Township, Lyon County, and Doon High School...
Vivian C. Sullivan (10/17/11)
Vivian C. Sullivan, 92, of Le Mars, died Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Mauer - Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. Pastor Jon Moravec will officiate. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memory Gardens in Le Mars. Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. today (Monday) at the Mauer - Johnson Funeral Home. The family will be present from 5-8 p.m. with a prayer service at 7 p.m. Visitation will resume at 9 a.m. Tuesday...
Dick Willms (10/14/11)
Dirk T. "Dick" Willms, 95, of Le Mars, died Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011, at Park Place Estates in Le Mars. Dirk Theodore Willms was born April 14, 1916, in Le Mars, one of four children born to John and Margaret (Pageler) Willms. He attended elementary and high school in Le Mars. When Dick was a teenager, his family moved to a farm north of Le Mars...
Vivian C. Sullivan (10/14/11)
Vivian C. Sullivan, 92, of Le Mars, died Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Vivian Carol Sullivan, born to Anne and Louis Wordelman in Colome, S.D., on July 25, 1919. She attended grade school in Tripp County, South Dakota and high school at Colome, S.D. ...
Lloyd Kallsen (10/14/11)
Lloyd Kallsen, 82, of Le Mars, died Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011, at the Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Arrangements are with the Carlsen Funeral Home of Le Mars. Expression of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
Donald J. Gaul (10/14/11)
Donald J. Gaul, 84, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars, following a brief illness. Donald John Gaul was born Nov. 14, 1926, at Granville, the son of Nick and Antonette (Haupert) Gaul. He grew up at Granville and received his education from St. Mary's Parochial School in Alton...
James R. 'Bob' Clasen (10/14/11)
James R. "Bob" Clasen, 86, of Le Mars, died Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011, at the Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Graveside services will be 3 p.m. Tuesday at Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars, with the Rev. Jan Christensen of the Presbyterian United Church of Christ officiating...
Donald J. Gaul (10/13/11)
Donald J. Gaul, 84, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Le Mars with the Rev. Kevin Richter officiating. Interment with military honors provided by the Wasmer American Legion Post #241 of Le Mars will be at Calvary Cemetery, Le Mars. ...
Donald J. Gaul (10/12/11)
Donald J. Gaul, 84, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011, at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Funeral services are pending with the Carlsen-Feuerstein Funeral Home in Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
Eldon D. Mortensen (10/12/11)
Eldon D. Mortensen, 82, of Le Mars, died Monday, Oct. 10, 2011, at the Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Eldon Dwanne Mortensen was born Nov. 4, 1928, on the family farm in Fredonia Township, Plymouth County, the son of Niels and Erma (Anderson) Mortensen. Eldon was confirmed at St. John's Lutheran Church in Le Mars...
Clarence Ahlers (10/11/11)
Clarence A. Ahlers, 92, of Remsen, died Monday, Oct. 10, 2011, at his home near Remsen. Clarence was born July 31, 1919, the son of Herman and Josephine (Koch) Ahlers. He was raised in Granville, and graduated from St. Mary's Academy in Alton. After graduation he worked for several area farmers including Martin Ludwig where he met his wife, Norma. ...
Eldon D. Mortensen (10/11/11)
Eldon D. Mortensen, 82, of Le Mars, died Monday, Oct. 10, 2011, at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. John's Lutheran Church in Le Mars. Visitation with the family present will be from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars. Visitation will continue Thursday morning at the church from 9:30 a.m. until service time...
Faye Jean Fromme (10/10/11)
Faye Jean Fromme, 92, of Remsen, died Friday, Oct. 7, 2011, at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen. Faye Jean was born Jan. 26, 1919, at Elkhorn Township rural Kingsley, the daughter of Ottis Richardson and Jean (Gilmour) Richardson-Bolton. She was raised and educated in the Elkhorn township area attending both rural school and Kingsley High School graduating in 1935...
Bernice Grosenheider (10/10/11)
Bernice Grosenheider, 94, of Le Mars, died early Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011, at Plymouth Manor Care Center in Le Mars. Bernice Wilhelmina Ida Jurgensen was born April 4, 1917, on the family farm in Preston Township, the daughter of William and Laura (Klemme) Jurgenson. Bernice was baptized and confirmed at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church in Preston Township...
Larry Shea (10/10/11)
Larry Shea, 77, of Casa Grande, Ariz., and a Remsen area native, died Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011, Promice Hospital in Phoenix, Ariz. Larry was born June 22, 1934, at Remsen, the son of Laurence and Martha (Galles) Shea. He enlisted in the Army in 1956 and served two years...
Marvin L. Heyl (10/07/11)
Marvin L. Heyl, 87 of Kingsley, died Monday, Oct. 3, 2011, at the Kingsley Nursing & Rehab Center in Kingsley. Marvin was born Oct. 6, 1923 at Le Mars, the son of Louis and Marie (Anderson) Heyl. He married Lenore Ketterling Dec. 19, 1946, in Lamoure, N.D., where they lived for a year before moving to Hatton, N.D., where they resided for three years...
Sally Johnson (10/07/11)
Sally Johnson, 76, of rural Kingsley, died Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011, at the Kingsley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Sally Van Buskirk was born Dec. 18, 1934, in Woodbury County, the daughter of Melvin and Edna (Simons) Van Buskirk. She graduated from Kingsley High School in 1952...
Lane Wilson (10/06/11)
Lane Wilson, 24, of Le Mars, formerly of Sioux City and Kingsley, died Monday, Oct. 3, 2011, at his home following a courageous battle with colon cancer. Lane Paul Dean Wilson was born Sept. 2, 1987, in Sioux City, the son of Dean and Kelly (Holdcroft) Wilson. He attended elementary and high school in Kingsley. Following his education, Lane worked in food service at various locations in the area...
Sally Johnson (10/06/11)
Sally Johnson, 76, of rural Kingsley, died Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011, at the Kingsley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Kingsley United Methodist Church. The Rev. Roger Kurtenbach will officiate. ...
Earl W. Lubben (10/06/11)
Earl W. Lubben, 80, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011, at St. Luke's Regional Medical Center in Sioux City. Earl William Lubben was born Dec. 3, 1930, on the family farm in Grant Township, the son of G. Will and Christena M. (Haage) Lubben. Earl was baptized and confirmed at Christ Lutheran Church. He attended Grant No. 8 country school. As a teenager, Earl stayed home to farm with his father...
Earl W. Lubben (10/05/11)
Earl W. Lubben, 80, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011, at St. Luke's Regional Medical Center in Sioux City. Arrangements are with the Carlsen Funeral Home of Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
Lane Wilson (10/05/11)
Lane Wilson, 24, of Le Mars, formerly of Sioux City and Kingsley, died Monday, Oct. 3, 2011, at his home following a courageous battle with colon cancer. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the Mauer - Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. The Rev. Duane Miesner of First Lutheran Church in Kingsley will officiate. Burial will follow at the Kingsley Cemetery...
Donald W. Beermann (10/04/11)
Donald W. Beerman, 56, of Le Mars, died Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Donald Walter Beermann, the son of Ronald and Betty (Carlson) Beermann, was born Oct. 4, 1954, at Camp Carson, Colo. He received his education in Gaza, Iowa, for kindergarten and grade school was at St. John Lutheran School in Germantown. He graduated from Paullina High School in 1972...
Richard E. Parrish (10/04/11)
Richard E. "Dick" Parrish, 73, of Westfield died Sunday, Oct. 2, 2011, at a Sioux City nursing facility. Abiding by the family's wishes, cremation has taken place. Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Calvary Lutheran Church in Sioux City. Burial will be in Kingsley Cemetery, Kingsley. Visitation with the family will be two hours prior to the service Saturday at the church. Arrangements are under the direction of Nelson-Berger Northside Chapel, SIoux City...
Lane Wilson (10/04/11)
Lane Wilson, 24, died Monday, October 3, 2011 at his home following a courageous battle with colon cancer. The Mauer - Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars is assisting Lane's family with funeral arrangements. Memories and expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Donald Beerman (10/03/11)
Donald W. Beermann, 56, of Le , died Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011, at a Sioux City hospital. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. John Lutheran Church in Germantown. Burial will be in Prairie View Cemetery, Paullina. Visitation will be after 3 p.m. Wednesday, with the family present 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, at Gaudian-Eldridge Funeral Home in Paullina...
Nicholene Muecke (10/03/11)
Nicholene M. Muecke, 77, of Merrill died Sunday, Oct. 2, 2011. Arrangements are pending at Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel in Sioux City.
Alice Eiesland (10/03/11)
Alice Eiesland, 77, of Brainerd, Minn., and a former Le Mars resident, died Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011, at the St. Cloud (Minn.) Hospital surrounded by her family. Alice was born Jan. 9, 1934, in Canton, S.D,, the daughter of Frederick and Fannie (Wierda) Van Ness. She married Aaron Eiesland April 19, 1952. She graduated from Canton High School in 1952...
Richard Parrish (10/03/11)
Richard E. Parrish, 73, of Westfield died Sunday, Oct. 2, 2011, at a Sioux City nursing facility. Arrangements are pending at Nelson-Berger Northside Chapel of Sioux City.
Janice L. Peters (10/03/11)
Janice L. Peters, 77, formerly a resident of Plymouth County, Iowa, and now of Electra, Texas, died Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011, in Wichita Falls, Texas. Janice was born April 13, 1934, in Sioux City. She married Leroy C. Peters Feb. 20, 1954, in Elk Point, S.D...
Richard D. Vanderloo (10/03/11)
Richard Dean "Rich" Vanderloo, 68 of Sioux City, died Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011, at a Sioux City hospital after a lengthy illness. Rich was born July 24, 1943, in Le Mars, the son of Clarence J. and Irene Ida (Junck) Vanderloo. He graduated from Le Mars High School and attended the University of Iowa on a baseball scholarship. He transferred to Morningside College where he graduated in 1965...