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Obituaries from October 2000

Elaine Pyle (10/13/00)
Pallbearers were David Hadden, Jim Bjorklund, Kenny Bonde, Bill Morrow, Ron Woolridge and Dale Martin. Burial was in Buena Vista Memorial Park Cemetery in Storm Lake. Sliefert Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. Mrs. Pyle passed away on Thursday, Oct. 5 in Sac City...
Joe Francis (10/17/00)
He was born on Nov. 26, 1929, the son of Clem and Grace (Horton) Francis. He was raised on a farm near Linn Grove. Following graduation from Linn Grove High School, he attended and graduated from Buena Vista College and also served with the United States Navy...
Shirley Wilson (10/17/00)
Casketbearers were Larry Davenport, Charles Dahl, Bill Wilson, James Vanscoyk, Mark Prosser and Ray Brady. Honorary bearers were Tim Pierce, Phil Redenbaugh, Phil Stimson, Craig Schroeder and Dallas Enns. Burial was in Storm Lake Cemetery with Sliefert Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements...
Marjorie Hart (10/13/00)
Burial was at St. Mary's Cemetery in Storm Lake. Barker Funeral Home of Alta was in charge of the arrangements. Mrs. Hart passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 4 at the Buena Vista County Hospital in Storm Lake. Marjorie Janet, the daughter of Alexander and Anna Marie (Nelson) Holmes, was born Mary 14, 1916 in Alta. She was baptized into the Methodist faith...
Earl Wright (10/13/00)
Pallbearers were Trevor Wright, Brendt Wright, Cody Wright, Joe Dungan, Brad Wright and Jay Dungan. Honorary bearers were all of Mr. Wright's grand-nieces and nephews. Burial was at Cook Center Cemetery in Schaller. Farber & Otteman Funeral Home of Schaller was in charge of the arrangements...
Alice Matson (10/13/00)
Burial will be at 2 p.m. today at the Storm Lake Cemetery. Smith-Loterbour-Powers Funeral Home of Laurens is in charge of the arrangements. She passed away Thursday, Oct. 5 at St. Luke's Hospital in Sioux City. Alice Mae was born on April 13, 1943, the daughter of Wilbur and Fern (Martin) Peterson, Sr., near Marathon. She attended school in Marathon, graduating from Marathon High School in 1961. Following high school, she attended a lab technicians college in Minneapolis, Minn...
Marjorie Hart (10/09/00)
Burial will be at St. Mary's Cemetery in Storm Lake. Barker Funeral Home of Alta is in charge of the arrangements. Mrs. Hart passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 4, at the Buena Vista County Hospital in Storm Lake. Marjorie Janet, the daughter of Alexander and Anna Marie (Nelson) Holmes, was born May 14, 1916, in Alta. She was baptized into the Methodist faith...
Clara Whitaker (10/09/00)
Casketbearers were Jim Puffer, Doug Sassman, Dean Whitaker, Scott Whitaker, Don Gibbons and Wencil Small. Burial was in Lone Tree Cemetery in Sioux Rapids. Sliefert Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. Mrs. Whitaker passed away at her home on Tuesday, Oct. 3...
Pauline Peterson (10/03/00)
The Wharton-Redig Funeral Home of Aurelia is in charge of the arrangements. Mrs. Peterson passed away Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2000, at the Sioux Valley Memorial Hospital in Cherokee. She had been a resident at the Sunset Knoll Retirement Home in Aurelia for the past 20 years...
Olivia Petersen (10/05/00)
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 (10/05/00)
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 (10/05/00)
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...
Dorothy Johnson (10/05/00)
Casketbearers are Mark Freeman, Geoff Willfong, Doug Small, Phil Wellmerling, Steve Ruhs and Gary Gilmore. Burial will be at Lone Tree Cemetery in Sioux Rapids. Sliefert Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Mrs. Johnson passed away on Sunday, Oct. 1 in Spencer...
Raymond Blass (10/05/00)
Pallbearers were Brian Blass, Mike Dick, Nick Cox, Steve Determan, Doug Blass and Jim Landgraf. Honorary bearers were Lisa Dunahoo, Cindy Blass, Angie Blass, Jenny Blass, Beth Blass, Mitchell Cox and Laura Cox. Burial was in Sacred Heart Cemetery in Early...
William "B.J." Decker (10/03/00)
Casketbearers were Jason Sassman, Brett Decker, Al Rettig, Royce Driver, Chad Robinson, Al Walquist and Rocky Cheevers. Tanner Wallace, Tyson Cheevers and all classmates were honorary bearers. Burial was in Poland Township Cemetery in Marathon. Sliefert Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements...
Rufus Peper (10/31/00)
Rufus Christian, the son of John and Ida (Zein) Peper, was born Dec. 20, 1906 in Sac County. Following graduation from high school, he completed one year of college. He joined the United States Army Air Force in May of 1942. He attained the rank of Sergeant, serving as a motor vehicle dispatcher until November of 1945. ...
Henrietta Anderson (10/31/00)
Burial was at Garner Township Cemetery. Meyer-Woodring Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. Mrs. Anderson passed away Thursday, Oct. 26 at Jennie Edmundson Hospital in Council Bluffs. She was born in Alta and graduated from Alta High School in 1950. Mrs. Anderson worked at Jennie Edmundson Hospital as a nurses' aide and also at J.C. Penney...
Donald Larson (10/27/00)
Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Smith-Loterbour-Powers Funeral Home in Laurens. A Masonic service will be at 7 p.m. tonight at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Laurens Cemetery. Mr. Larson passed away Monday, Oct. 23 at the Lake City Nursing Home in Lake City, Minn...