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Obituaries from September 2012

Lennice Allen (09/28/12)
Lennice Allen, 86, of Fresno, Calif., formerly of Le Mars, died Monday, Sept. 10, 2012, in Fresno, Calif., following a brief illness. The Mauer - Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars is assisting Lennice's family with funeral arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Lauren W. Grubb (09/28/12)
Lauren W. Grubb, 69, of Kingsley, died Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Lauren W. Grubb was born on Sept. 10, 1943, the son of Arvin and Audrey (Rimmer) Grubb, at Mrs. Murphy's house in Kingsley. Lauren attended school in Grand Meadow and Kingsley. ...
Stanley Mohning (09/28/12)
Stanley Mohning, 90, of Le Mars, died Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012, at the Good Samaritan Society-Le Mars. Stanley William Henry Mohning was born Nov. 19, 1921, on the family farm in Marion Township, rural Plymouth County, the son of William and Rose (Bruns) Mohning. Stan was baptized and confirmed into the Christian faith at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Remsen. He attended country school in Marion Township. Following his schooling, he began farming...
Helen D. Thompson (09/28/12)
Helen D. Thompson, 88, of Le Mars, died Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012, at the Good Samaritan Society-Le Mars. The Mauer - Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars is assisting Helen's family with arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Dale Tracey (09/28/12)
Dale Tracey, 79, of Sioux City, died Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012, at his home in Sioux City. Arrangements are pending with the Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com.
Lauren W. Grubb (09/27/12)
Lauren W. Grubb, 69, of Kingsley, died Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, at the Kingsley United Methodist Church with Pastor Karen Garrison officiating. Interment will be at the Kingsley Cemetery. Visitation will be after 4 p.m. Sunday at the Kingsley United Methodist Church with a 7 p.m. prayer service Sunday evening at the church. Visitation will continue Monday morning from 9:30 a.m. until service time...
Lauren W. Grubb (09/26/12)
Lauren W. Grubb, 69, of Kingsley, died Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Arrangements are pending with the Carlsen Funeral Home of Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
Mildred 'Millie' Plueger (09/25/12)
Mildred "Millie" Lorraine Plueger, 91, of Banning, Calif., died Sept. 16, 2012. Millie was born May 17, 1921, in Otis, Colo., the daughter of Johann "John" Henrich Gerhard Plueger and Eshter Louse Maria (Hennigs) Harms. Millie served in the United States Army from 1944-1945. After 42 years as a real estate broker licensed in California, Missouri, and Iowa, she retired...
Evelyn Hulsebus (09/25/12)
Evelyn Bernice Phelps Hulsebus, 90, of St. Joseph, Mo., went to be with Jesus on Monday, Sept 17, 2012. Evelyn was born Sept. 1, 1922. She grew up in Bayard, and spent her young years going to school and graduating from high school there. She went to one year of college, and taught school for several years before marrying Lloyd Hulsebus. They farmed many years in the Denison area. They had three daughters, Eileen, Mary and Becky...
Leonard Beitelspacher (09/21/12)
Leonard Beitelspacher, 60, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012 in Rapid City, S.D., following a lengthy illness. Leonard Arley Beitelspacher was born Sept. 14, 1952, in Le Mars, the son of Henry and Etta (Kleihauer) Beitelspacher. He was raised on a farm near Le Mars and graduated from Le Mars Community High School in 1971...
Leonard Beitelspacher (09/20/12)
Leonard Beitelspacher, 60, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012, in Rapid City, S.D., following a lengthy illness. The Mauer - Johnson Funeral Home, in Le Mars, is assisting Leonard's family with funeral arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Arlyne Henrich (09/21/12)
Arlyne Henrich, 93, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012, in Yuba City, Calif. She was living with her daughter, Judy, in California. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. Saturday at St. James Catholic Church with the Rev. Kevin Richter of St. Joseph Catholic Church officiating. Interment will be at Calvary Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until mass time Saturday at the church...
Arlyne Henrich (09/20/12)
Arlyne Henrich, 93, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012, in Yuba City, Calif. She was living with her daughter, Judy, in California. Arlyne Henrich was born Oct. 5, 1918, in Kingsley, the daughter of Minnie (Binneboese) Franzen. After attending country school, she went to Central High School in Le Mars and graduated in 1936...
Neva R. Marienau (09/20/12)
Neva R. (Mitchell) Marienau, 86, of Hawarden, formerly of Ireton, died Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012, at the Hillcrest Health Care Center in Hawarden. Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at the St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Ireton with the Rev. Andrew Carlson officiating. ...
Arlyne Henrich (09/19/12)
Arlyne Henrich, 93, of Yuba City, Calif., and formerly of Le Mars, died Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012, at Rideout Hospital, Yuba City, Calif. Arrangements are with the Carlsen-Feuerstein Funeral Home of Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
Curt Lewison (09/19/12)
Curt Lewison, 87, of Akron, died Monday, Sept. 17, 2012, at his home in Akron. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Immanuel Lutheran Church, E.L.C.A. in Akron. The Rev. Dawn Quame will officiate. Burial with military rites conducted by the United States Naval Reserves and the Hoschler American Legion Post 186 of Akron will be in Riverside Cemetery in Akron. ...
Kenneth D. Heidbrink (09/14/12)
Kenneth Dale Heidbrink, 83, of Le Mars, died Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012, at his residence. Kenneth was born Feb. 23, 1929, in Le Mars, the son of Henry and Elsie (Gearke) Heidbrink. He married Jean Ann Lamoureux Feb. 12, 1955, in Salix, and they made their home in Le Mars...
Donna Mae Greene (09/13/12)
Donna Mae Greene, 79, of Le Mars, died early Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, at her home in Le Mars. Donna Mae Krumel was born Jan. 31, 1933, in Fremont, Neb., the daughter of Clarence and Ruth (Peterson) Krumel. Donna graduated from Fremont High School. Donna was united in marriage to C. Gordon Greene on August 17, 1951 in Seattle, Wash. The family moved to Le Mars in 1969...
Donna M. Greene (09/12/12)
Donna Mae Greene, 79, of Le Mars, died early Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, at her home in Le Mars. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the First Baptist Church, Le Mars, with the Rev. Jon Meredith officiating. Interment will be at Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars. Visitation with the family present will be after 5 p.m. Friday at the church with a 7 p.m. prayer service, also at the church. Visitation will continue Saturday morning from 9:30 a.m. until service time...
Richard 'Dick' Moritz (09/12/12)
Richard "Dick" Moritz, 78, of Remsen, died Monday, Sept. 10, 2012, at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen. Dick was born June 15, 1934, the son of Christopher and Casilda (Frank) Moritz. He was raised and educated in Remsen. He graduated from St. Mary's High School in 1952...
Phyllis Riediger (09/12/12)
Phyllis Riediger, 82, of Hinton, died Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012, at the Good Samaritan Society in Le Mars. Marguerite Phyllis Riediger was born Aug. 3, 1930, in Le Mars, the daughter of Clarence and Marguerite (Walsh) Schulz. Her mother died the day she was born and her father four years later. Phyllis was then raised by the A.J. and Elsie Heimgartner family who farmed near Le Mars...
Donna M. Greene (09/11/12)
Donna M. Greene, 79, of Le Mars, died early today (Tuesday), Sept. 11, 2012, at her home in 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.
Ronald F. Mohlmann (09/11/12)
Ronald F. Mohlmann, 61, of Merrill, died suddenly Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012, in Sioux City. Ronald Fred Mohlmann was born March 8, 1951, in Akron, the son of George C. and Lillian M. (Giffrow) Mohlman. Ron received his education at Le Mars Central High School. ...
Phyllis Riediger (09/11/12)
Phyllis Riediger, 82, of Hinton, died Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012, at the Good Samaritan Village in Le Mars. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Trinity Lutheran Church, rural Hinton. The Rev. Steven Stoll will officiate. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. ...
Annette Held (09/10/12)
Annette Held, 79, of Hinton, died Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012 in Le Mars. Annette was born on July 9, 1933, the daughter of Ray and Jeannette (Madigan) Copper and grew up in Omaha, Neb. She graduated from South Omaha High School in 1951 and moved to Hinton in 1953 after marrying Eugene Held, beginning a 53-year partnership in life, farming and photography. ...
Phyllis Riediger (09/10/12)
Phyllis Riediger, 82, of Hinton, died Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012, at the Good Samaritan Village in Le Mars. The Mauer - Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars is assisting Phyllis' family with funeral arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohnsonfh.com...
Eugene G. Franck (09/07/12)
Eugene G. Franck, 75, of Marcus, died Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, at St. Luke's Regional Medical Center in Sioux City. Eugene Gale Franck was born Jan. 28, 1937, in Sioux City, the son of Harry Erickson and Vivian Franck. He received his education at Marcus High School. Following school, Gene worked for his father's livestock buying company as a truck driver...
Eugene G. Franck (09/06/12)
Eugene G. Franck, 75, of Marcus, died Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, at St. Luke's Regional Medical Center in Sioux City. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Le Mars Bible Church. The Rev. Fred Gums and the Rev. Tom LoVan will officiate. Burial will follow at Marcus Amherst Cemetery. ...
Wendell 'Tiny' Kruse (09/06/12)
Wendell "Tiny" Kruse, 73, of Le Mars, formerly of Ireton, died Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012 at Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. Wendell Louis Kruse was born Dec. 28, 1938, on the family farm in Grant Township, the son of Louis Harm and Maria (Meyer) Kruse. ...
Lyndell Fred Schmid (09/06/12)
Lyndell Fred Schmid, 77, of Heron Lake, Minn., died Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012, at his home in Heron Lake after a lingering illness. Lyndell was born Oct. 9, 1934, in Merrill, the son of Fred and Irene (Trometer) Schmid. He was baptized and confirmed in Iowa and grew up on a farm there. He graduated from Union High School in 1953 and then continued on to two years of college...
Wilma 'Bebe' Smith (09/06/12)
Wilma "Bebe" Smith, 83, of Akron, died Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012, at the Akron Care Center in Akron. Memorial service will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 10, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Akron. Pastor Beryl Hicks and the Rev. Jean Morse will officiate. Inurnment of her ashes will be in Riverside Cemetery in Akron. ...
Wendell 'Tiny' Kruse (09/05/12)
Wendell "Tiny" Kruse, 73, of Le Mars, formerly of Ireton, died Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, at Floyd Valley Hospital in 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...
Wilma 'Bebe' Smith (09/05/12)
Wilma "Bebe" Smith, 83, of Akron, died Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012, at the Akron Care Center in Akron. Arrangements are pending with the Carlsen Funeral Home - Schroeder Chapel in Akron. Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com...
Ruth Stoutenburg (09/05/12)
Ruth Stoutenburg, 87, of Akron, died Friday, Aug. 31, 2012, at St. Luke's Regional Medical Center in Sioux City. Abiding by her wishes, her body will be cremated. There will be no services or visitation. Burial will be at a later date in Union Creek Lutheran Cemetery, rural Akron...