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Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014

Obituaries from December 2000

Alta Sherkenbach (12/29/00)
Burial was in Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Aurelia. Wharton-Redig Funeral Home in Aurelia was in charge of the arrangements. Mrs. Sherkenbach passed away Saturday, Dec. 23, at Sunset Knoll Retirement Home in Aurelia where she had been a resident since Aug. 13, 1991...
Gregory Porath (12/29/00)
Honorary pallbearers were Steu Anderson, Walt Nesheim, Deb Travis, Gary Griffin, Todd Lines and Sean Burke. Sliefert Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. Mr. Porath passed away Wednesday, Dec. 20 in Houston, Texas while traveling to Iowa to spend Christmas with his family...
Violet Moller (12/29/00)
The Stormy Water Rollers were the honorary attendants. Burial was in Newell Cemetery. Farber and Otteman Funeral Home of Newell was in charge of the arrangements. Mrs. Moller passed away Saturday, Dec. 23 at the Newell Good Samaritan Center. Violet Rae, was born Dec. 18, 1914, in Everett, Wash., the daughter of Harvey Tillman and Josephine Mary (Hendriks) Schweers. She attended school in Everett, Wash., graduating in 1932...
Darrell Jessen (12/29/00)
Pallbearers were Sgt. Jeremiah Jessen, Joshua Jessen, Mark Anderson, Chad Anderson, Shane Jessen, Troy Heine and Rick Keith. Honorary bearers were Stephanie Soliman, Larry Harms, Bob Berger, Tom Gross and Steve Koenig. Burial was in Barnes Township Cemetery in Linn Grove. Sliefert Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements...
Carmen Hoffman (12/29/00)
A memorial service was held at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 26, at NBA-Ramsey Home in Des Moines. A private burial was held at Beaver Cemetery in Beaver. Carmen and her husband raised two sons, Anthony E. and John R. in the towns of Laurens and Storm Lake. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star as well as a deaconess of Lakeside Presbyterian Church of Storm Lake...
Peter Drey (12/29/00)
Attendants were Dennis Drey, Dave Drey, Joe Puetz and Leonard Pickhinke. Merton V. Hair American Legion Post No. 325 of Early and Nemaha conducted the presentation of the flag. Farber and Otteman Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. Mr. Drey passed away Friday, Dec. 22 at his farm in Early...
Mae Huseman (12/27/00)
Mae, the daughter of Rudolf C. and Bertha (Roby) Kraemer, was born Dec. 12, 1903 on the family farm at Alta. She was baptized into the Christian faith on May 11, 1913. She received her education at Rosedale Country School and Fairview Consolidated school for two years. She was employed for approximately four years by the Linn Grove Telephone Company. She was confirmed by Pastor O. Bahr of St. John's Lutheran Church at Hanover near Alta on April 9, 1940...
Charles Hogue (12/27/00)
Mr. Hogue passed away Sunday, Dec. 17, at Methodist Manor in Storm Lake. Charles F., the son of William and Clara (Vance) Hogue, was born Sept. 16, 1908, in Kellerton. He graduated from Kellerton High School in 1927, and following graduation, he worked at various jobs. He moved to Schaller in 1932...
Cynthia Brown (12/27/00)
Mrs. Brown passed away on Monday, Dec. 18 in Storm Lake. Cynthia, the daughter of Edgar (Lee) and Bettie (Skewis) Ballou, was born on Jan. 23, 1942, in Storm Lake. She was baptized in 1942 at the Lakeside Presbyterian Church in Storm Lake. She grew up in Storm Lake and attended South school and later graduated from Storm Lake High School with the class of 1960...
Dr. Craig Clemons (12/19/00)
He was selected in 1937 to the Iowa High School first team all state football team. Dr. Clemons graduated from Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill. in 1942 and immediately entered the U.S. Navy. He served as an officer on destroyers in the North Atlantic and Pacific theatres for four years, receiving the Bronze star for meritorious service...
Irene Culbertson (12/19/00)
Burial will be at the Storm Lake Cemetery. Sliefert Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Mrs. Culbertson passed away Monday, Dec. 18 at the Buena Vista County Hospital. Irene, the daughter of William and Bessie Townsend, was born Dec. 1, 1922 in Fairbury, Neb. She attended elementary and high school in Fairbury...
Rosella Christiansen (12/14/00)
Mrs. Christiansen passed away Sunday, Dec. 10 at the Odebolt Nursing and Rehab Center in Odebolt. Rosella, the daughter of Charles and Minnie (Kuehl) Peters, was born Sept. 12, 1910 in Paullina. She grew up and received her education in the Paullina area...
Margaret Carpenter (12/12/00)
Burial was at Woodlawn Cemetery in Alta. Barker Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. Mrs. Carpenter passed away Saturday, Dec. 9, at Buena Vista County Hospital in Storm Lake. Margaret Rose, the daughter of John Frederick and Dorthea (Jensen) Erbs, was born March 28, 1921, in Spencer. She attended country schools near Dickens and graduated from Lake Center in 1938. She also attended and graduated from Sioux City Academy of Beauty Coiffure in 1941...
Harry Radke (12/12/00)
Pallbearers were Wayne Sump, Dean Radke, David Radke, Lyle Letsche, Terry Letsche and Todd Letsche. Burial was in Buena Vista Memorial Park Cemetery. Sliefert Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. Mr. Radke passed away on Thursday, Dec. 7 in Storm Lake...
Anne Nielsen (12/07/00)
Ms. Nielsen passed away Sunday, Dec. 3 at her home in Storm Lake. Anne Grace, the daughter of Paul C. and Murial (Grace) Maxwell, was born March 1, 1939 in Washington, D.C. She received her education at St. Patrick's Business High School in Washington, D.C., graduating with honors in 1957...
Arthur R. Fells, Jr. (12/07/00)
Arthur R., the son of Arthur and Beatrice (Chandos) Fells, was born April 4, 1934 in Chicago, Ill. He graduated from high school in Bellflower, Calif. in 1952. In September of 1953 he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. He served for eight years in Korea as a demolitions expert. ...
Duane F. Demers (12/04/00)
Pallbearers were Wilbur Triplett, Keith Miller, Ben Demers, Dale Martin, Jim Demers and Keith Hartman. Burial was in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Storm Lake. Sliefert Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. Mr. Demers passed away Wednesday, Nov. 29, in Storm Lake...