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Obituaries from January 2002

Dick Watkins (01/31/02)
Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, February 2, 2002 at the First United Methodist Church in Iowa City with Reverend Paul Akin and Reverend Bob Dean officiating. Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m., Friday, February 1, 2002 at Gay & Ciha Funeral & Cremation Service, Iowa City. A memorial fund has been established with the First United Methodist Church in Iowa City and Voices of Experience (Senior Citizens Chorus)...
Estelle Williams (01/24/02)
Estelle Ai Williams, the son of Jacob and Winnie Mae (Swearingen) Williams, was born Sept. 28, 1928, in Laurens. He received his education in Marathon and in Storm Lake before entering the Armed Forces during the Korean Conflict. After the service, he married Louella Wright in Nebraska. ...
Margery Sleezer (01/24/02)
Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 26, at 10:30 a.m., at the Memorial Presbyterian Church in Cherokee, with Reverend Jay Reiff and Reverend Ray Kruger officiating. Burial will be in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery at Aurelia. There will be a family prayer service at 10:15 a.m. ...
Noreen Foxhoven (01/24/02)
Moser Memorial Chapel, Fremont, is in charge of arrangements. Noreen passed away Tuesday, January 22, at Fremont Area Medical Center. Noreen was born March 9, 1937, in Mapleton, Iowa, the daughter of Norbert and Ethel (Kurth) Wessling. She grew up in the Mapleton and Danbury area. ...
Eugene Christ (01/24/02)
Eugene August Wayne Christ was born August 28, 1931, to Fred and Maria (Baumann) Christ at Lakota, Iowa. He received his education at the Lakota school, graduating in 1949. Eugene was confirmed in 1946 in the St. Paul Lutheran Church at Lakota. He served his country during the Korean War Two years...
Hilda Brummer (01/24/02)
Funeral services were held Monday, January 21, 2002 at 10:30 a.m. at St. John's Church of Christ, rural Newell with Reverend John Pinkerman officiating. Burial was in the St. John's Church Cemetery. A memorial fund has been established. Hilda Mary Hogrefe was born March 23, 1913 in Buena Vista County, the daughter of John and Amanda (Hartje) Hogrefe. She attended Zion Lutheran Parochial School and was confirmed at Zion Lutheran Church in 1927...
Kathryn Cresap (01/24/02)
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, January 22, at 10:30 a.m., at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Cherokee. Pastor Richard Arndt will officiate. Burial will be in the Nemaha Cemetery at Nemaha. There will be family prayer service at 10:15 a.m., at the church on Tuesday. Boothby Funeral Home, Cherokee, is in charge of arrangements...
Lucy Oberreuter (01/24/02)
Lucy passed away on January 17, 2002. Lucy Ann Oberreuter was born March 8, 1915, on the family farm near Mapleton. She grew up and was educated in the area and graduated from St. Patrick's Academy in Danbury. She furthered her education in attending Normal Training for teachers in Cedar Falls. She then taught classes in country school...
Kay Snyder (01/24/02)
Kay passed away January 15, 2002. A memorial fund has been established with the Leukemia Foundation. Kay Selleck was born November 13, 1940 in Storm Lake. Kay and her husband, Tom had moved to Vancouver two years ago after spending 38 years in the Hillsboro, OR. area. She worked alongside her husband in their business, T.E. Construction in Vancouver. She was a member of Worldwide Church of God...
Jim Hershberger (01/29/02)
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at the Schaller Chapel on the Campus of Buena Vista University in Storm Lake. The Rev. Dr. Kevin McDonald and Dr. Fred Brown will be officiating. There will be a private family graveside service in Okoboji...
Mary Scott (01/31/02)
The Funeral Mass will be Thursday, January 31 at 10:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Early, with the Reverend Patrick O'Kane officiating. Burial will be in the Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery in Early. A memorial fund to Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 508 Church Street, Early, IA 50535 has been established...
Delta Peterson (01/31/02)
Visitation will be one hour prior to the service, at the Sliefert Redig Funeral Home. Delta Dorothea Ehlers, the daughter of Harry Henry and Elsa Maria (Schramm) Ehlers, was born February 21, 1923 on the family farm northeast of Storm Lake. On February 14, 1945 Delta was united in marriage to Clarence Theodore Peterson in Storm Lake. ...
Irene Anderson (01/31/02)
Burial will be in the Cook Center Township Cemetery, Schaller. Visitation will be Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m., with the family being present at the Sliefert Redig Funeral Home in Storm Lake. Irene died Saturday, January 26, at the Rio-Grande Hospital in McAllen, TX...
Jerry McMichael (01/31/02)
Chenoweth and Son Funeral Home, Nashua, was in charge of arrangements. Jerry passed away Sunday, January 27, at Covenant Medical Center in Waterloo, of natural causes. Jerry was born December 6, 1936 in Dallas, Texas, to William and Elizabeth (Dickey) McMichael. He graduated from Northwest Texas, Amarillo, Texas and the Letterman School of Anesthesia, U.S. Army, San Francisco, CA...
Betty Whitney (01/29/02)
A memorial fund has been established in memory of Betty for Lakeside Presbyterian Church or the American Cancer Society. Elizabeth Ann Whitney was born March 13, 1920 in Storm Lake, the daughter of Joseph "Joe" and Hazel (Taggart) Whitney. She graduated from the Storm Lake High School in 1938...
Thomas Frederiksen (01/29/02)
Memorial services will be held Wednesday, January 30th at 2:00 p.m. at Lakeside Presbyterian Church with the Reverend Duane Queen officiating. There will be no visitation, the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home of Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements...
Evelyn Prunty (01/21/02)
Funeral services will be held Monday, January 21, at 10:30 a.m., at the First Church of Christ in Cherokee, with Mr. Gregg Johnson officiating. Burial will be in the Prairie View Cemetery at Paullina. There will be a family prayer service at 10:15 a.m., at the Church on Monday. Visitation will be on Sunday from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee, with the family present from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m...
Donald Bumann (01/21/02)
Funeral services were held Friday, January 18, 2002 at St. John's Lutheran Church with Reverend Douglas Haynes officiating. A memorial fund has been established. Donald Wayne Bumann was born December 8, 1930 in Flint, Michigan to Julius and Pauline (Sievers) Bumann...
Mae Porath (01/15/02)
Barker Funeral Home, Alta, is in charge of arrangements. Mae Glendeene was born February 3, 1906, to the parents of Thomas and Ruth Lamastus in Christopher, Illinois. Mae passed away at Lincoln General, Lincoln Nebraska, January 10, 2002. Mae was married to Hans Fiksdale, and Walter Porath...
Gladys Sonksen (01/10/02)
Funeral service was held Wednesday, January 9, at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Lake View with Pastor H. W. Kramer officiating. Burial was in the Manning Cemetery, in Manning, Iowa. Gladys Bernice Asmus was born August 12, 1920, in Audubon County, Iowa, the daughter of William G. and Elizabeth (Jurgens) Asmus. She was baptized on November 28, 1920, and confirmed on June 23, 1935, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Lincoln Township, Audubon County. Gladys attended school in Audubon County...
Ethel McGinty (01/15/02)
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Tuesday at St. Francis Catholic Church, Rockwell City, with Reverend Richard Kielbasa officiating at the Mass of Christian Burial. Burial will be at St. Francis Cemetery. Ethel Elizabeth McGinty was born March 2, 1919 at Fonda. ...
Linda Peterson (01/15/02)
Burial was in Elk Township Cemetery, Alta. A Memorial fund has been established. Barker Funeral Home in Alta was in charge of arrangements. Linda was born March 13, 1947, the daughter of Lester and Ina (Claypool) Schultz in LeMars, Iowa. She attended school at Merrill and LeMars. Her family moved to Laurens in 1963 and she graduated from Laurens High School in 1965. She attended college in Westmar for two years and graduated from Iowa State University in Ames in 1969...
Alice Lundblad (01/15/02)
The funeral service was Saturday at the Farber & Otteman Funeral Home in Odebolt with the Reverend Charles Bulger officiating. Burial was in the Odebolt Cemetery in Odebolt. The Farber & Otteman Funeral Home in Odebolt was in charge of arrangements...
Ralph Mongan (01/08/02)
Burial will be in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Aurelia. Military honors will be by the Grashoff-McManus American Legion Post #390 of Aurelia. Ralph Guy Mongan was born on May 17, 1917, in Aurelia, the son of Charles and Carrie (Hillary) Mongan. Ralph attended school in Aurelia and graduated from the Aurelia High School in 1934. ...
Mary Connell (01/08/02)
Funeral mass will be Wednesday, January 9, at 10 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Storm Lake with the Reverends Robert Schimmer, Patrick O'Kane, Richard Remmes and Deacon LeRoy Rupp officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery. Friends may call any time after 2 p.m. on Tuesday at the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home, 300 Cayuga Street, where the family will be present to greet friends. There will be a Legion of Mary Service at 3:30 p.m. and a Parish Scripture Service at 7 p.m...
James Hoffman (01/08/02)
Funeral services were held Monday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Early with the Father Patrick O'Kane officiating. Burial was in Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery in Early. James Connor Hoffman was born August 31, 1919, in Wheaton, Ill., the son of John and Beatrice (Connor) Hoffman. He received his education in Wheaton, Ill., graduating from St. Michael's High School. James served in the Army Air Force during World War II...
Loran Hartwig (01/10/02)
Interment was in the Storm Lake Cemetery. Barker Funeral Home, Alta, was in charge of arrangements. Loran was born May 1, 1936, the son of Frank Carl and Jessie Edith (Wright) Hartwig, in Rockwell City. Loran graduated from Lytton High School in 1955 and then graduated from trade school...
Mary Connell (01/10/02)
Funeral mass was held Wednesday, January 9, at 10 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Storm Lake with the Reverends Robert Schimmer, Patrick O'Kane, Richard Remmes and Deacon LeRoy Rupp officiating. Burial was in St. Mary's Cemetery. A memorial fund for the Saint Mary's School Foundation has been established...
George Sundblad (01/10/02)
Burial will be in the Lone Tree Cemetery in Sioux Rapids. George Edward Sundblad was born July 25, 1918, the youngest of seven children to Gustav and Techla Josephine (Anderson) Sundblad near Larrabee. The family later moved to a farm near Sioux Rapids where George received his high school education, and graduated from Sioux Rapids High School in 1936. ...
Rose Schlesselman (01/10/02)
Funeral services will be held Friday, January 11, at 11 a.m. at Aurora United Methodist Church. Burial will follow at Floral Hills Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Oelwein. Rose, the daughter of Carl Johann and Frieda Bertha (Kuenholdt) Weissinger, was born on June 13, 1907, in Des Moines. ...
Everett Eimers (01/15/02)
Everett LeRoy Eimers was born on January 22, 1928 at Halpa, Iowa, the son of Emil John and Adella Emma (Meyer) Eimers. He attended country school and graduated from the Burt High School in 1945. On June 23, 1950 Everett was united in marriage to Lorraine Krause at St. John Lutheran Church in Burt. He later married Inez Marie Schramm at St. John Lutheran Church in Storm Lake on August 16, 1957...
Marian Hoffman (01/03/02)
Interment will be in the Buena Vista Memorial Park Cemetery in Storm Lake. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the Lakeside Presbyterian Church. The Sliefert Redig Funeral of Storm Lake is in charge of arrangements. Marian died in her sleep, Sunday, December 23, 2001 at the home of her grandson in St. Paul, Minn. She had celebrated her 90th birthday with her family the previous week...
Melvin Selk (01/03/02)
Interment was in Oakland Cemetery, Peterson. Warner Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Melvin E. "Butch" Selk, the son of Elmer and Hesper Mae Libolt Selk, was born November 14, 1941, near Larrabee. He received his education in Linn Grove, and graduated from there in 1959. Following his graduation, he began to farm in the Linn Grove area...
Dorothy Whitaker (01/03/02)
Burial will be in the Storm Lake Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the Sliefert Redig Funeral Home in Storm Lake. Dorothy Catherine Daly was born on March 19, 1920 near Oto, at the home of her parents, George J. and Rose (Ainchem) Daly. She was the sixth of their eight children...
Matilda Parker (01/03/02)
Tillie had previously resided at Harmony of Sheboygan, Wis., for five years. Tillie was born on September 6, 1909 in Alta, the daughter of the late August and Emma (Peters) Dreier. She graduated from Alta High School. On December 13, 1934, she married the late Robert Milton Parker in Waterloo. He preceded her in death on January 9, 2001. Tillie worked at Schuster's (Gimbels) in Milwaukee as an assistant buyer for over 20 years before her retirement...
Mildred Horlacher (01/07/02)
Funeral services were held Friday, January 4th at Fratzke and Jensen Funeral Home, 300 Cayuga Street, Storm Lake, with the Reverends Ken Bell and Durwood Clauson officiating. Burial will be in the Storm Lake Cemetery. A memorial fund has been established for the Storm Lake Area Hospice...
Cory Bethune (01/07/02)
Sliefert Redig Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Cory Gene Bethune was born November 29, 1976, the son of Robert and Linda (Imhoff) Bethune in Storm Lake. He was baptized on January 30, 1977, at the First United Methodist Church in Storm Lake. He attended school in Storm Lake, and graduated from the Storm Lake high School in 1995. Cory enjoyed spending time with his daughter and nieces, snow boarding, and playing video games. Cory was employed by Graham Tire Company in Storm Lake...
Alfred Swenson (01/07/02)
Funeral services were held on Friday, January 4, at Emanuel Church, Strawberry Point, with Reverends Steven Rye and Al Hock officiating. Burial will be in Strawberry Point Cemetery. Alfred Leo Swenson was born March 18, 1916, at Napoleon, North Dakota, the son of Alfred and Mary (Nord) Swenson. He was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran Church at Napoleon. He graduated from Napoleon High School and attended Bismarck Business College...
Elizabeth Dumbaugh (01/07/02)
Her body has been cremated and memorial services and burial will be scheduled later in Storm Lake. The Fratzke and Jensen Funeral Home of Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements. In lieu of flowers Elizabeth requested that memorial contributions be directed to the American Diabetes Association...
Lorna Franzmeier (01/07/02)
A memorial fund has been established. Sliefert Redig Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Lorna died Wednesday, January 2, at the Pleasant View Home in Albert City. Lorna Marian Winterhof was born April 13, 1929, the daughter of William and Hilda (Lichtenberg) Winterhof at Hanover. ...
Walter Kelly (01/07/02)
During World War II, from August 10, 1942, until his discharge November 9, 1945, Walter served his country in the United States Army in the European, African and Middle Eastern Theaters. Upon his discharge he returned to Sac County. On September 17, 1947, Walter was united in marriage with Alice Bettin at the Presbyterian Church in Early. ...
Dr. James Rosdail (01/07/02)
Funeral Services will be held Saturday, January 5, at 10:30 a.m., at the St. John Lutheran Church in Pomeroy with Reverend Michael Stadie officiating. Burial will be in the Union Cemetery, Pomeroy. Michael Loterbour - Powers Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements...
Marlyse Payne (01/03/02)
Funeral services will be held today, Thursday, January 3, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mark Lutheran Church in Storm Lake with Reverends Connie Spitzack and Mark Youngquist officiating. Graveside services will be at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday at the East Lawn Cemetery in Sheldon...