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Obituaries

Betty Ann Carlson (10/23/14)
Betty Ann Carlson, age 76, of Spencer, and formerly of Marathon, died on Monday, October 20, at the Dougherty Hospice House in Sioux Falls, S.D. Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 25, at 10:30 a.m. at the Grace Lutheran Church in Marathon. Burial will follow in the Poland Township Cemetery in Marathon. Visitation will take place Friday, October 24, from 5-7 p.m. at the Sliefert Funeral Home in Sioux Rapids. The Sliefert Funeral Home in Sioux Rapids is in charge of the arrangements...
Larry "Cordo" Corderman (10/23/14)
Larry "Cordo" Corderman, age 59, of Sac City, formerly of Lytton, passed away suddenly at his home in Sac City on Monday, October 20. On November 11, 1954, Larry was born in Sac City, to Martin Alvin and Zola Corinne (Olson) Corderman. He was baptized and a member of the First Christian Church in Sac City. ...
Tracy Allen Lane (10/23/14)
Tracy Allen Lane was born December 12, 1974 at Ida Grove, to Robert and Carol (Neville) Lane. He spent his youth in the Storm Lake area, graduating from Storm Lake High School. He spent the next four years living in Storm Lake where he met Jana Rose Steffen of Varina, Iowa. They were married on June 23, 2001...
Dale Leslie Schnirring, Sr (10/22/14)
Dale Leslie Schnirring, Sr was born to Eva Mae (Hollrah) and Milton George Schnirring on April 13, 1927 at the family farm in rural Sac County. He attended Lytton Community School, graduating in 1944 at age 16. He then attended Iowa State University in Ames and graduated with a Bachelor's Degree of Science in agriculture...
Esther Wenell (10/21/14)
Esther Wenell, age 93, of Albert City, died Monday, October 20, at the Pleasant View Home in Albert City. Funeral services are pending at the Sliefert Funeral Home in Albert City.
Bertha Swanson Carlson (10/21/14)
Funeral services for Bertha Swanson Carlson, 88, of Cherokee, formerly of Aurelia, and Alta, will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, October 22, at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Cherokee, with Pastor Jean Morse officiating. Visitation will be Wednesday from 10 a.m. until service time at the church. Burial will be at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, rural Aurelia. The Redig Funeral Home in Aurelia is in charge of arrangements...
Betty Ann Carlson (10/20/14)
Betty Ann Carlson, age 76, of Spencer, Iowa formerly of Marathon, Iowa, died Monday, October 20, 2014 at the Dougherty Hospice House in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. at the Grace Lutheran Church in Marathon. ...
Janet Anderson (10/15/14)
Janet Anderson, age 72, of Laurens, formerly of Marathon, died Tuesday, October 14, at the Pocahontas Community Hospital in Pocahontas. Funeral services were held Friday, October 17, at 10:30 a.m. at the Marathon Community Center in Marathon. A private family burial will be held at the Poland Township Cemetery in Marathon. ...
Paula Ruth Kirby Adkins (10/15/14)
Paula Ruth Kirby Adkins age 76 of Clinton, formerly of Eureka Springs, Ark., passed away Sunday Oct. 12, at the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House in Bettendorf. According to her wishes, cremation rites have been accorded and memorial services will be held at the First Presbyterian Church in Eureka Springs, Ark., at 2 p.m. ...
William Henry Wolter Sr (10/14/14)
William Henry Wolter Sr. died of natural causes at the age of 89 on May 5, at his home in Sun City, Calif. He was born in Calumet, on February 27, 1925 to Fred and Nora (Kluender) Wolter. He attended school in Calumet and graduated from Liberty Township Independent School Class of 1942. ...
Patrick S. Bailey (10/13/14)
Patrick S. Bailey, age 46, of Holstein, passed away on Saturday, October 4, at his home of Holstein. A funeral mass will be held on Friday, October 10, at 10 a.m. at the St. Mary. J. David Esquiliano officiating. Burial will be at a later date. A visitation will be held one hour prior to services at the church...
Neal Pearson (10/10/14)
Neal Pearson, age 46 of Aurelia, passed away on Thursday, October 9. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, October 13, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee. Father Dan Guenther will officiate. Burial will be at Mt. Calvary Cemetery near Cherokee. ...
Patricia Frances (Irlbeck) Loats (10/10/14)
Patricia Frances (Irlbeck) Loats, age 75, died peacefully on September 24th at her home in Murfreesboro, Tenn. after a brief struggle with cancer. Patricia was born June 26, 1939 at home in Auburn, to Anselm (A.T.) and Wilhelmina (Steffes) Irlbeck. She graduated from Manning High School, in 1957...
Dale Royce Marsh (10/10/14)
Dale Royce Marsh, age 76, of Wall Lake, passed away on Tuesday, October 7, at the Spencer Hospital in Spencer. Dale was born on February 5, 1938, to Ted and Anna (Johnson) Marsh in Mapleton. He was a member of the Methodist faith. He received his education in Mapleton...
Shirley JoAnn Dankel Anderson (10/09/14)
Shirley JoAnn Dankel Anderson, 85, was born on July 20, 1929, in Carroll, to William and Julia Hazel (Ewart) Dankel. She died October 6, at Edgewater Retirement Community in West Des Moines. She graduated from Glidden Consolidated School in 1946 and graduated with a two-year teaching certificate from Iowa State Teacheršs College in 1948. She taught kindergarten in Sac City and Eagle Grove and a class of four primary grades in Wesley...
Janice Estyleen Patton (10/08/14)
Janice Estyleen Patton was born at St. Anthony's Hospital in Carroll, on February 8, 1932, the daughter of Buena Vista College students Kenneth Patrick and Juanita Annear Patrick. The students were soon divorced and Jan's mother married Randall State, of rural Manchester, where Jan attended county school. ...
JoAnn Anderson (10/08/14)
JoAnn Anderson, age 85, of West Des Moines, formerly of Storm Lake, died Monday, October 6, at Edgewater Retirement Community in West Des Moines. Graveside services will be held Friday, October 17, at 11:30 a.m. at the Storm Lake Cemetery. A memorial service will be held Saturday, October 18, at 1 p.m. at the Edgewater Retirement Community, 9225 Cascade Avenue, West Des Moines, 50266. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements...
Shirley A. Carstens (10/07/14)
Shirley A. Carstens, age 82, of Alta, passed away on Friday, October 3, at her home of Alta. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, October 11, at 10:30 a.m. at the Trinity Lutheran Church of Alta with the Rev. Melba E. Smith officiating. Burial will be at the Woodlawn Cemetery of Alta. ...
Pedro Garzon (10/06/14)
Pedro Garzon, age 78, of Storm Lake, died Friday, October 3, at North Lake Manor in Storm Lake. Funeral services will be held Monday, October 6, at 2 p.m. at the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake. Burial will follow in the Storm Lake Cemetery. Visitation took place Sunday, October 5, at the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements...
Dr. Arthur Ames (10/03/14)
Dr. Arthur Ames, age 77, of Storm Lake, died Tuesday, September 30, at Methodist Manor Retirement Community in Storm Lake. Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 4, at 10:30 a.m. at Lakeside Presbyterian Church in Storm Lake. Burial will follow in the East Friesland Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Ackley. ...
Lexi Jo Rydstrom (10/01/14)
Lexi Jo Rydstrom, age 16, of Marathon, died September 29, in Storm Lake. Funeral services will be held Thursday, October 2, at 10:30 a.m. at the Marathon Community Center in Marathon. Burial will be in the Poland Township Cemetery in Marathon. Visitation will take place Wednesday, October 1,from 4-8 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in Marathon with the family present from 6-8 p.m. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements...
Caleb Smith (10/01/14)
Caleb Smith, age 16, of Sioux Rapids, died Monday, September 29, in rural Storm Lake. Funeral services will be held Friday, October 3, at 10:30 a.m. at the First Lutheran Church in Sioux Rapids. Burial will follow in the Lone Tree Cemetery in Sioux Rapids. Visitation with the family present will take place Thursday, October 2, from 4-8 p.m. at the First Lutheran Church in Sioux Rapids. The Sliefert Funeral Home in Sioux Rapids is in charge of the arrangements...
Lexi Jo Rydstrom (09/30/14)
Lexi Jo Rydstrom, age 16, of Marathon, died September 29, in Storm Lake. Funeral services will be held Thursday, October 2, at 10:30 a.m. at the Marathon Community Center in Marathon. Burial will be in the Poland Township Cemetery in Marathon. Visitation will take place Wednesday, October 1, from 4-8 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in Marathon with the family present from 6-8:00. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements...
Sandra "Sandi" Peterson (09/29/14)
Sandra "Sandi" Peterson, age 51, of Sioux Rapids, died Friday, September 26, in Spencer. Funeral services will be Monday, September 29, at 1:30 p.m. at the First Lutheran Church in Sioux Rapids. Burial will follow in the Lone Tree Cemetery in Sioux Rapids. Visitation will take place one hour prior to the service at the church. The Sliefert Funeral Home in Sioux Rapids is in charge of the arrangements...
Lois D. Adams (09/29/14)
Lois D. Adams, age 95, of Albert City, died Saturday, September 27, at the Pleasant View Nursing Home in Albert City. Funeral services will be Monday, September 29, at 10:30 a.m. at the Sliefert Funeral Home in Albert City. Burial will follow in the Fairfield Township Cemetery in Albert City. Visitation will take place one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. The Sliefert Funeral Home in Albert City is in charge of the arrangements...