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Obituaries from October 2001

Junior Danielson (10/26/01)
Interment was in Fairfield Twp. Cemetery, Albert City. Sliefert Funeral Home, Albert City, was in charge of arrangements. Junior was born November 9, 1921, to Oscar and Bertha Danielson. He grew up on a farm near Albert City, where he received his education in Albert City. He was baptized September 15, 1926, and confirmed, June 2, 1936, at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Albert City...
Darall Cox (10/18/01)
Funeral services will be Friday, October 19th at 11 a.m. at the Fratzke Funeral Home in Storm Lake with the Reverend Kenneth Bell of Storm Lake United Methodist Church officiating. Graveside services will be held at 2:30 p.m. at the Morgan Township Cemetery in Schleswig...
Paul Wenell (10/18/01)
Paul Howard Wenell, son of Carl David and Mabel (Johnson) Wenell was born June 28, 1921 in the family farm home near Albert City. He was united in marriage to Esther Christoffers March 22, 1947. To this union three sons and two daughters were born - John, Allan, Susan, Janice and Lynn...
Marie Sweet (10/18/01)
Marie F. Sweet was born February 14, 1925, at Alta, to Nels Bengsten and Milie (Thor) Bengsten. In 1945, Marie was united in marriage to Edwin J. Sweet, who preceded her in death November 28, 1999. Marie worked at the Storm Lake newspaper and at the 3 & 71 Truck Stop Cafe. Marie moved to Clarinda from Creston, in 1999 and had also resided at the Eiler House, which she enjoyed very much...
Pauline Meyer (10/18/01)
Mrs. Meyer passed away at the Spencer Hospital, Monday, October 15. Visitation was held with the family on Wednesday, October 17. Warner Funeral Home, Hartley, is in charge of arrangements...
Berniece Ginkens (10/18/01)
Berniece Ginkens, the daughter of Ole and Mae Suggitt Nelson, was born February 9, 1918, in Spencer. She was baptized at the Grace United Methodist Church of Spencer and grew up in the Greenville area. She graduated from the Greenville High School in 1935...
Helen Lease (10/26/01)
Funeral services were held Saturday, October 20, at 11 a.m. at Grace Lutheran Church in Storm Lake with Pastor Henry Kuhn officiating. Burial was in the Buena Vista Memorial Park Cemetery. A memorial fund has been established. Helen Margurite Lease was born May 21, 1920 in Silver Township, Cherokee County, the daughter of Anton and Helga (Steele) Hanson. ...
Donald Buse (10/26/01)
Funeral arrangements were by Farber & Otteman Funeral Home, Lake View. Donald Duane Buse from Auburn, was born August 3, 1935 at home in Sac County to John and Rosa (Voss) Buse. He was baptized at his home on August 4, 1935 and confirmed on June 26, 1949 at Peace Lutheran Church in Ulmer. He received his education from Sac County Country School...
Jack Goodchild (10/26/01)
Jack J. Goodchild, the son of Fredrick and Dorothy Youngren, Goodchild, was born May 9, 1929 in Havelock. He received his education in country school and the Mallard High School. After high school he joined his father and brothers in farming and raising pure bred hogs, attending many fairs and hog shows in the area. ...
Jane Pilling (10/26/01)
She moved to Bella Vista on November 1, 1982 from Storm Lake. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Bentonville. She was a member of the P.E.O.; D.A.R.; was an avid card player, loved to play bridge and watch birds. She was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Jack A. Rose; two brothers, Bill Scott, Frank Scott and two sons, Scott T. Pilling and Charles W. Pilling...
Thomas Spiess (10/26/01)
Interment was in Poland Township Cemetery, Marathon. Funeral arrange-ments were by Sliefert Funeral Home. Thomas Russell Spiess, son of Henry W. and Elizabeth (Patterson) Spiess, was born September 20, 1911 at Knoke. When Russel was young he lived with his family in the Jolly and Webb areas. He received his grade school education at Lincoln-Lee country school and then graduated from Webb High School with the class of 1930...
Larry Stern (10/26/01)
Interment was in Big Grove Lutheran Cemetery, Brooten Minn. Larry Albert Stern, the son of Albert and Fay (Anholz) Stern, was born August 10, 1941 in Albert City. He was baptized and confirmed at Zion Lutheran Church, Storm Lake. His family moved to Sedan, Minn., in 1956. Larry married Renee Halgrimson on December 29, 1959. Larry served in the U.S. Army for five years, three of which he was stationed in Germany, where two of their four children were born...
Viola Stieneke (10/16/01)
Graveside Memorial services will be held on Tuesday, October 16, at 11 a.m., at the Silver Township Cemetery at rural Quimby. Mrs. Stieneke's remains were cremated. There will be no visitation. The Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee is in charge of the arrangements...
Duane Maher (10/16/01)
Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. today, Saturday, Oct. 13, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Shenandoah, with Fr. Don Bruck officiating. A visitation was yesterday at the Crawford-Marshall Funeral Chapel in Sidney. Graveside services will be 4 p.m. Saturday at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Storm Lake. A memorial fund has been established. The Crawford-Marshal Funeral Chapel in Sidney, is in charge of arrangements...
Mary Hankel (10/16/01)
Mary Dorothy Hankel was born May 26, 1921 in Galva. She attended St. John's Parochial School in Hanover. She was taught by teacher, Jacob Schmidt; graduated from Alta High School, May 21, 1940. Mary died at Sunset Knoll Retirement Home, Aurelia, October 10...
Bart Neel (10/16/01)
Interment will be in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Aurelia. Military Honors will be conducted by the Grashoff-McManus American Legion Post #390 of Aurelia. Visitation will be Thursday from 4-8 p.m., with the family present from 6-8 p.m., at the Redig Funeral Home in Aurelia. A memorial fund has been established...
John Huldeen (10/16/01)
Funeral services were held Monday, October 15 at the First Presbyterian Church in Odebolt. Mr. Huldeen was born August 29, 1926 in Odebolt, to Alvin and Florence (Brynteson) Huldeen. He was baptized at the Evangelical Lutheran Church, Odebolt. As a graduate of the Odebolt High School, Huldeen also attended Iowa State University Winter Quarter Programs...
Harriet Greenup (10/08/01)
She was proud to be a part of a very large and close-knit family which was one of the early pioneer families of Storm Lake. Her grandfather, William North was on one of the early fire departments. Harriet Esther was born to William & Gladys (North) Wilson on August 18, 1918 at the family home in Storm Lake. ...
Karen Fick (10/08/01)
Mrs. Fick was born July 15, 1940 in Storm Lake, the daughter of Walter and Jewell (Nehring) Sorbe. She was the eldest of four children. Karen spent her early years and was raised on the family farm near Albert City. She married Harold Fick on July 30, 1961. ...
Bradley Smith (10/08/01)
Brad, son of Wayne Smith and Marilyn (Albers) Peters was born on May 31, 1965 at Storm Lake. He was baptized and confirmed at Grace Lutheran Church, Storm Lake. He currently attended Summit Evangelical Free Church in Alta. Brad received his elementary and high school education in Storm Lake and attended one year of college...
Frank Crapser (10/02/01)
Burial will be in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Aurelia. Military Honors will be conducted by the Grashoff-McManus American Legion Post #390 of Aurelia. Visitation will be Sunday from 1:00 to 8:00 p.m., with the family present from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., at the Redig Funeral Home in Aurelia...
Lorna Pepper (10/02/01)
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. on Wednesday October 3rd, at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Rochester, Minn. with Reverend Steven Schauder officiating. There will be a memorial service on Thursday October 4, at 10 a.m., at St. Paul's Lutheran church in Alta prior to the burial at Buena Vista Cemetery, Storm Lake...
Norman Severson (10/02/01)
Funeral services were September 27, 11:00 a.m. at Lakeside Presbyterian Church in Storm Lake with Rev. Todd Schlitter officiating. Interment was at Buena Vista Memorial Park Cemetery, Storm Lake. Norman was born September 14, 1911 to Fred and Josephine Severson on a farm west of Early. ...
Vincent Benna (10/02/01)
Funeral service was at Grace Lutheran Church in Storm Lake on September 28, with Pastor Douglas Haynes officiating. Interment was at Buena Vista Memorial Park Cemetery in Storm Lake. Vincent Carl Benna, son of Edith (Spar) and George Benna, was born in Albert City on June 26, 1921. He was baptized and confirmed at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Albert City. Vince grew up on a farm northeast of town and graduated from Albert City High School...
Robert Wittrock Sr. (10/02/01)
Services were October 1, at The United Methodist Church in Holstein, with Rev. Judith Piper officiating. Burial is in the Holstein Cemetery. Robert was born June 3, 1922 in Logan Township on the homestead farm south of Holstein. He was the only son of William and Edna (Schnare) Wittrock. ...
Harold Halverson (10/02/01)
Mr. Halverson passed away Sept. 19, 2001, at Buena Vista County Hospital. Harold was born Nov. 17, 1913, to Theodor O. Halverson and Lula Buell Eastman Halverson in Alta. He was baptized and confirmed in the United Methodist Church of Alta, and later joined the Sioux Valley Lutheran Church...
Edna Konomos (10/02/01)
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Sept. 26, at 9 a.m. at Park Lawn Funeral Home, Kansas City, Mo. Edna was born May 10, 1907, in Agency to Edward and Edith Graves Wing. She attended grade school at Dickens and graduated from Spencer High School. After graduation and a six-week teaching course, she taught country school near Fostoria for two years...
Darrell Merkley (10/02/01)
At his request, there will be only a grave side service on Wednesday, Sept. 26, at 2 p.m. in Schaller under the assistance of Farber and Otteman Funeral Home in Schaller. There will be no visitation. There will be military rites by the Schaller VFW Post No. 4704...
Sarah Petersen (10/02/01)
There is a visitation today after 2 p.m. at the Farber and Otteman Funeral Home in Sac City. A service will be Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at the St Paul's Lutheran Church in Sac City with burial in the Cory Grove Cemetery, Rev. Mark Selby officiating...
Jesse Young (10/02/01)
Mr. Young passed away Sept. 20, 2001, at Waverly Municipal Hospital. He was born to Charles Caul and Lulu Belle (Manzer) Young in Parkersburg. He married Ruth Miller on February 24, 1934, in Waterloo. They lived in the Shell Rock area all of their married lives. ...
Keo Pittman (10/02/01)
Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 29th at 2:00 p.m. at Lakeside Presbyterian Church with the Reverend Duane Queen and Pastor Barry Thongvanh officiating. Cremation will follow the funeral service with burial at a later date in the Tai-Dam section of Glendale Cemetery in Des Moines...
Bradley G. Smith (10/04/01)
Memorial services for are planned for 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Lakeside Presbyterian Church. Pastor Doug Corlew will officiate. He is survived by wife Lesa, and children A.J., Jenna and MacKenzie; parents Marilyn Peters and husband Don of Alta and Wayne Smith and wife Mary of Tucson, Ariz.; his sister Jodi Ippolito of Dallas; and in-laws Dave and Pat Lange and Todd and Barb Lange, Storm Lake...
Irene Bengston (10/04/01)
Visitation was Wednesday October 3, from 2-8 p.m., with family present from 6-8 p.m. Burial will be in the Plainview Cemetery, Alta. Irene passed away on October 1, at Sunset Knoll Retirement Home, Aurelia. Irene was born to the union of Arnold and Emma (Christopherson) Hammer, on July 23, 1924 in Sioux City. She attended county schools in Woodbury County...
Richard Wallerstedt (10/04/01)
Richard was born to the union of Russell E. and Ruby L. (Wellington) Wallerstedt on February 22, 1931 in Des Moines. He attended grade school in Sac City and graduated from Sac High School. After high school he later obtained higher education with LaSalle Extension University majoring in accounting...
Melvin Abbott (10/02/01)
He then enlisted in the U.S. Coast Guard with the late Floyd Rice and served in Los Angeles, the Pacific, San Francisco, Boston and New York before retiring in 1967 as Senior Chief Journalist. His mother, Estella Crouse, his grandparents, Alexander and Agnorah Haines, and his aunt and uncle, Neva and Otto Haines, all are interred, along with many other relatives, in St. ...