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Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

Obituaries from September 2000

Edna Luft (09/28/00)
Burial will be in the Buena Vista Memorial Park in Storm Lake. Sliefert Funeral Home and Kostel Funeral Home of Yankton are in charge of the arrangements. Mrs. Luft passed away Friday, Sept. 22, at the Yankton Care Center. Edna was born Feb. 12, 1898, the daughter of John and Ida (Zein) Peper at Lake View. She grew up in the Lake View area and remained there most of her life...
Larry Meyer (09/28/00)
Burial was at Varina Cemetery. Pallbearers were Paul Reiling, Josh Reiling, Will Reiling, Eric Reiling, Mike Lewey and Jim Buckendahl. Honorary pallbearers were Jim Walker and Jim Bauer. Sliefert Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. Mr. Meyer and his family were in the process of being transferred to Joplin, Mo., when he passed away on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2000...
Gerold Huseman (09/28/00)
Burial was at Woodlawn Cemetery in Alta with military rites conducted by V.F.W. Post No. 6172 of Alta. Barker Funeral Home of Alta was in charge of the arrangements. Mr. Huseman passed away Sunday, Sept. 24, 2000, at the Buena Vista County Hospital in Storm Lake...
Richard Paulson (09/27/00)
Mr. Paulson passed away on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2000. He was born Aug. 10, 1932 in Storm Lake and was a retired mason. He is survived by one daughter, Mary Hefner and her fiance Tim Stollsteimer of Lincoln; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren...
Wallace Zwagerman (09/27/00)
Burial will be at the Hospers Cemetery. Oolman Funeral Homes in Orange City is in charge of the arrangements. Mr. Zwagerman passed away on Friday, Sept. 22, 2000 at the Orange City Municipal Hospital. Wallace Jay Zwagerman was born Jan. 24, 1922 at Hospers, the son of Jacob and Betha (De Boer) Zwagerman. He was raised on a farm between Hospers and Newkirk and graduated from Newkirk High School...
LaVina Wesselink (09/27/00)
Casketbearers were Willie Epting, Jeff Emerson, A.J. Hanafin, Robert Engel, Arden Jorgensen and Al Baxter. Honorary bearers were Stan Haahr, Clint Horlacher, Warren Gregg, Al Lewis, Maynard Thompson and Gary Sliefert. Burial was at Storm Lake Cemetery. Sliefert Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements...
Calvin Christensen (09/27/00)
Burial will be at St. John's UCC Church Cemetery. Pallbearers are Rodney Brown, Mark Reed, Ron French, Jim Kracht, Kevin Saunders and Kyle Eichhorn. Honorary pallbearers are John Dumkrieger, Roy Clough, Ray Schaeuble, Larry Germann, Don Brisbois, Claude Thompson and Roy Moore. Sliefert Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements...
Olivia Petersen (09/21/00)
Burial was at Buena Vista Memorial Park in Storm Lake. Casketbearers were Duane Reinke, Dale Reinke, Jerry Petersen, Adam Reinke, Scott Segebart and Eric Reisselman. The Ohde Funeral Home in Manning was in charge of the arrangements. Mrs. Petersen died Tuesday, Sept. 12 at Manning Regional Health Center in Manning following a brief illness...
Floyd Messer (09/21/00)
Burial was in Ida Grove Cemetery. Christensen-Ciha Funeral Homes of Ida Grove was in charge of the arrangements. Mr. Messer passed away on Thursday, Sept. 14, at Willow Dale Care Center in Battle Creek. He was born Dec. 14, 1910, the son of Charles and Minnie (Konradi) Messer, on the Adam Messer homestead northwest of Odebolt. ...
Sandra Wunschel (09/21/00)
Casketbearers were Larry Wunschel, Jr., Jimmy Joe Harms, Jr., Mitchell Gonnerman, Chris Olerich, Kenneth Harms, Jr. and Steven Wunschel. Burial was in Wall Lake Cemetery. Farber & Otteman Funeral Home of Wall Lake was in charge of the arrangements...
Edith Schipper (09/19/00)
Mrs. Schipper passed away on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2000 at the Sunset Knoll Retirement Home in Aurelia, where she had been a resident since Dec. 3 1999. Edith Lillian Borgeson was born June 21, 1916, the daughter of Emil and Ida (Anderson) Borgeson in Washta. She graduated from Pierson High School in 1933 and attended Midwest Business School in Sioux City for two years. She worked as a domestic maid and cook in Sioux City while attending business college and in Hartford, Conn...
Eldon R. Patton (09/17/00)
He was born Sept. 26, 1925 in Diller, Neb., the son of Von and Naomi (Weddle) Patton. Mr. Patton served in World War II and the Korean War. He was a member of the VFW Post No. 131 and No. 3306, American Legion No. 3, Disabled Americans Veterans No. 7 and a former Buena Vista Post No. 2072 Post Commander in Chief in Storm Lake...
Bernard Jackson (09/19/00)
Burial of cremains will be in North Lawn Cemetery in Fort Dodge at a later date. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. this evening at the Gunderson Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Fort Dodge. Mr. Jackson passed away on Saturday, Sept. 16 at the Friendship Haven in Fort Dodge...
Ronald Galbraith (09/19/00)
Interment will follow at Sixteen Cemetery near Thornburg. The Harden Funeral Home of New Sharon is in charge of the arrangements. Mr. Galbraith died Friday, Sept. 15 at the Pleasant Park Estates in Oskaloosa. Ronald Merle Galbraith was born on Jan. 3, 1912 on the family farm in Mahaska County, the son of Robert and Mary (Perkins) Galbraith. He was raised in the What Cheer/Gibson area and graduated from What Cheer High School in 1929...
Milo Christiansen (09/19/00)
Casketbearers were Arlen Yost, Brad Hillebrand, Mark Hillebrand, John Van Ryswyk, Carl Christiansen, Carl Van Ryswyk and Jonathan Yost. Burial was at the Newell Cemetery with presentation of the flag by the Newell American Legion Post No. 193. Mr. Christiansen passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 13, at the Buena Vista County Hospital...
Ella Dodge (09/15/00)
Memorial services were held on Sept. 11 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Wheaton. Burial was in Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Aurelia. Ella Dodge was born Nov. 7, 1906 to Mary and William Heimsoth near Aurelia. She was baptized and confirmed in March, 1919 at Hanover Lutheran Church in Hanover...