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Obituaries from March 2002

Lyle Vreeland (03/28/02)
Burial was in the Barnes Township Cemetery, Linn Grove, with Military Honors by Graeber-Rowe American Legion Post #394 of Sioux Rapids. Lyle died Monday, March 25, at the Sioux Care Center in Sioux Rapids. Lyle Clyde Vreeland was born September 22, 1907, the son of Floyd M. ...
Elaine Jessen (03/26/02)
Sliefert Redig Funeral Home in Sioux Rapids, was in charge of arrangements. Elaine died Thursday, March 21, at the Spencer Municipal Hospital in Spencer. Elaine Lois Olson was born December 16, 1929, the daughter the Gehardt and Kathryne (Schulntz) Olson at Rembrandt. ...
Lee Staton (03/26/02)
Lee was born August 29, 1924 in Minnesota , the son of George W. and Florence (Manska) Staton. He married Helen E. Nielsen in Sac City. He was a long time resident of Sac City and was a member of the First Christian Church. Lee worked for Liechty and Reicoff and then the City of Sac City, retiring in 1987. After retiring he did some trucking for Glen Paeper. Lee was a long time member of the Sac City Saddle Club...
Jack Owen (03/26/02)
Mr. Owen was born May 8, 1921, at Joplin, Mo., the son of Howard Francis and Irene Jeanetta (Watson) Owen. Funeral services were held Thursday, March 7, at St. Alban's Episcopal Church, Wichita. Burial was in the Kechi Cemetery. Jack was a retired executive with the Boy Scouts of America, Quivira Council. He was a Scouting Leader in Storm Lake in the late 1950's. He was also a veteran of World War II, serving with the U.S. Army Air Corps...
LaVonne Sanders (03/28/02)
Memorial services were held March 22nd at the Congregational United Church of Christ in Newell with the Reverend John Pinkerman officiating. Burial was in the Newell Cemetery. LaVonne Martha Larson was born August 12, 1917 in Newell, the daughter of Lars W. and Millie (Lemp) Larson. She graduated from Newell High School...
Ann Bates (03/28/02)
Ann died March 25, 2002 at the Methodist Manor in Storm Lake. Annamae Adams was born October 26, 1911, the daughter of Ed and Mabel (Daniels) Adams at Barnard, Mo. After completing high school she attended the Northwest Missouri State Teacher College in Maryville, Mo., for four years. On May 15, 1935 she married William W. Bates at Elk Point, South Dakota. Ann was a member of the United Methodist Church and PEO Chapter EP, and enjoyed spending time with her family...
Arlene Hunt (03/28/02)
Burial was in St. John Lutheran Cemetery in Galva. Barker Funeral Home, Alta, was in charge of arrangements. Arlene Hunt, daughter of Frank and Mary (Kolpin) Lichtenberg was born on January 24, 1914, in Galva. She graduated from Galva High School in 1931...
Verne Cavanaugh (03/28/02)
A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated Monday at Queen of All Saints Catholic Church with the Rev. Michael J. Yadron officiating. Entombment was in the Greenwood Cemetery Mausoleum. Mr. Cavanaugh was born in Alta on September 17, 1912, to Patrick and Margaret (McKenna) Cavanaugh. On June 29, 1946, in Elkhart, Ind., he married Eloise Willm,...
Dwain McBride (03/28/02)
There will be no visitation. The Sliefert Redig Funeral Home in Sioux Rapids is in charge of arrangements. Dwain died March 25, 2002, at his home in Truesdale. Dwain Arthur McBride was born February 2, 1937, the son of Orvis and Alice (Lamb) McBride at Milford. He attended school in Truesdale. He was in the Army National Guard. Dwain married Betty Lou Hanson. He worked for Cargill in Alta for 22 1/2 years, retiring in 1995, and enjoyed camping and fishing...
Gladys Johnson (03/20/02)
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, March 19th at 1:30 p.m. at St. Mark Lutheran Church in Storm Lake with the Reverend Connie Spitzack officiating. Burial will be in the Scandinavian Cemetery, rural Alta. Gladys Dorothea Victoria Johnson was born August 15, 1916 to Edwin and Norma Johnson at her parents' home north of Alta in Buena Vista County. ...
Clyde McDonough (03/20/02)
Funeral services were held Monday, March 18, at the First Presbyterian Church in Sac City with burial in the Cook Center Cemetery, Schaller. Peter was born March 23, 1914 in Sac County, the son of Charles and Ethel (Gilmour) McDonough. He attended country school and went on to graduate from Odebolt High School. ...
Opal Dubois (03/20/02)
Opal died Friday, March 15, at the Pocahontas Manor Care Center. Opal Fern Donaldson was born February 13, 1908, the daughter of William and Mary (Olney) Donaldson near Marathon. She attended the Marathon and Garfield schools. She was united in marriage to Sherwin Dubois. ...
JoAnn Ross (03/20/02)
Arrangements were made by Warner Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association of Iowa, 5601 Douglas Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa 50310. JoAnn Ross, the daughter of Dale and Wilma Bloom Witt, was born January 7, 1931, in Storm Lake. Her childhood years were spent in Storm Lake, where she received her education, graduating from Storm Lake High School...
Leo Dick (03/21/02)
Funeral Mass was held Tuesday, March 19th at 10:30 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Schaller with the Reverend Patrick O'Kane officiating. Burial will be in the St. Joseph Cemetery, Schaller. A memorial fund has been established. Leo L. Dick was born June 17, 1911 in Schaller, the son of John and Magdalena (Schmitt) Dick. He received his education from the Schaller country school...
Merle Carpenter (03/21/02)
Funeral Services were held Saturday, March 16, at the Mallard United Methodist Church with Reverend Torger Johnson officiating. Burial was in the Ellington Twp. Cemetery at Mallard. Merle Medora Albaugh, daughter of Elmer Leroy and Sylvia Elizabeth (Hawk) Albaugh was born September 13, 1907 rural Elkhart. She moved with her family to rural Havelock in 1909. She graduated from Havelock High School in 1925...
Holman Mathews (03/21/02)
Funeral Services were held Wednesday, March 20, at the Greenwood Funeral Home, Cherokee, with the Reverend James Steen officiating. Burial was in the Buena Vista Memorial Park Cemetery, Storm Lake. Jack was born April 14, 1906 near Storm Lake to William and Berth (Moller) Mathews. ...
Fred Stork (03/21/02)
Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 21, at the St. Martin's Catholic Church in Odebolt with burial in the St. Martin's Cemetery. Fred was born April 3, 1928, the son of Henry and Helen (Julich) Stork, on a farm south of Breda. He attended schools at Mount Carmel and Breda, graduating in 1946. After graduating he entered the U.S. Army Air Corp and served for three years, then served eight years in the U.S. Air Force Reserves as Staff Sergeant...
William Witte (03/21/02)
Burial was in Zion Lutheran Cemetery with Military Graveside Rites by Amvets Post #66 of Storm Lake. Fratzke and Jensen Funeral Homes, Storm Lake, were in charge of arrangements. Family car drivers were: Rick Peterson, Steve Lullman, Glen Armstrong, Dale Wetherell, Bill Steffens, Don Meyer, Bob Burnside, Rodger Steffens, and Myron Joens...
Linnea Peterson (03/20/02)
The funeral service was Monday, March 18th, at the Hope Evangelical Free Church with the Reverend Jim Hofman officiating. Burial was in Buena Vista Memorial Park Cemetery. Linnea Hortense Bengston was born December 7, 1904 in Madrid, Iowa the daughter of S. August and Ida (Nilsson) Bengston. Linnea's early childhood was spent in Madrid and Boone, where her father was Boone County Treasurer...
Kathleen Ellis (03/18/02)
Funeral mass will be held Saturday, March 16th at 10 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Storm Lake, with Reverend Douglas Klein officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery. Kathleen Mary Carney was born Aug. 5, 1916 in Buena Vista County, to Frank and Sadie (Connell) Carney. She was the fourth child in a family of nine. She was baptized and confirmed in St. Mary's Catholic Church, Storm Lake...
John Shelp (03/13/02)
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, March 13th at 2:00 p.m. at the Lakeside Presbyterian Church in Storm Lake with the Reverend Duane Queen officiating. Burial with military honors by Amvets Post #66 will be in Storm Lake Cemetery. A memorial fund has been established...
Lois Fredericksen (03/13/02)
Burial was in the Scandinavian Cemetery, Alta. Barker Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Lois died February 17, 2002 in Jupiter, Florida following a lengthy illness. Lois was born at Alta on December 7, 1917, the daughter of Horace and Selma (Johnson) Hultgren. ...
Alfred Wollesen (03/13/02)
Farber and Otteman Funeral Homes, Lake View, are in charge of arrangements. Alfred Lavern Wollesen died Friday, March 8, 2002 at Blackhawk Life Care Center, Lake View, following a short illness. Alfred was born February 2, 1917 in Clinton Township, Sac County, the son of Edward and Elizabeth (Mauer) Wollesen. He attended country schools in Wall Lake...
Marjorie Edson (03/13/02)
A memorial service will be held Tuesday, March 12th at 11:00 a.m. at the Lakeside Presbyterian Church in Storm Lake with the Reverend Duane Queen officiating. A private family burial service will be held at Buena Vista Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials may be given to the Lake Preservation Association of Storm Lake...
Dorothy Dreessen (03/12/02)
Burial will be in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery, Albert City. Farber and Otteman Funeral Home, Lake View, is in charge of arrangements. Dorothy died Friday, March 2, at Twilight Acres Nursing Home, Wall Lake, following a lengthy illness. Dorothy was born April 18, 1910 in La Moille, Illinois, the daughter of Siegfried and Clara (Fetzer) Grosch. She attended schools in Illinois...
Mildred Smidt (03/05/02)
Farber and Otteman Funeral Homes were in charge of the arrangements. Mildred was born January 17, 1918 in Webb, the daughter of Samuel and Minnie Carlton. She graduated Sac High School in 1935. She lived around Sac City most of her life. She worked in Des Moines for two sessions for Rep. Eric Scott, at the R.E.A. County Treasurers office, Buds Food Market and Royal Industries...
James Hemmingsen (03/05/02)
Burial will be in the Newell Cemetery with military graveside rites by the American Legion Post No. 193 of Newell. Friends may call at the Fratzke Jensen Funeral Home in Newell after 3:30 on Tuesday with the family present 7 - 8:30 p.m. His family includes his wife, Jean, one daughter and her husband, Sharon and John Simpson of Hastings, Minn., one son and his wife, Thomas and Kim Hemmingsen of Newell; four grandchildren and one great grandson; his brother, Gail Hemmingsen and wife Miriam of Leesburg, Texas; and his sister Joyce Bayliss of Carmichael, Ca.. ...
Elsie Haburn (03/05/02)
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, March 5, at 2 p.m., at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. Pastor Jim Steen will officiate. Burial will be in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Cherokee. Elsie was born January 13, 1913 in Cherokee County, to John Carl Munster and Helen Pollock Munster. ...
Marie Boyd (03/05/02)
A memorial fund has been established for park benches along the lake. Sliefert Redig Funeral Home, Storm Lake, is in charge of arrangements. Catherine Marie Ehman was born on the family farm near Rembrandt, on September 15, 1921, the daughter of Dick and Grace (Onnen) Ehman. ...
Dwight Vredenburg (03/05/02)
Fielding Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. A memorial fund has been established with Northridge Living Center, Methodist Church, Rural Health Care Advantage Hospice. Dwight passed away on February 28, with complications from a stroke, at the Lucas County Health Center...
Genevieve Leege (03/12/02)
Farber and Otteman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Genevieve died Friday, March 1, at the Park View Care Center following a lengthy illness. Genevieve Witt was born October 14, 1903, in Sac City, the daughter of William E. And Ada (Brown) Witt. Genevieve lived all of her life in Sac County, most of those years on farms in the Lytton area. She was a member of the first class to graduate from the 12th grade at the Lytton High School...
Lyla Nixon (03/12/02)
Lyla died Sunday, March 3, at the Fonda Nursing and Rehab Center in Fonda. Lyla Gottfried was born March 20, 1905, in Fonda. She graduated from Fonda Community High School and Fort Dodge Business College. She worked as a receptionist for a doctor in Fort Dodge and then resided in Fonda the rest of her life. ...
Maurine Schuirring (03/12/02)
Farber and Otteman Funeral Home, Sac City, is in charge of arrangements. Maurine died March 4, at Twilight Acres Nursing Home, Wall Lake, following a lengthy illness. Maurine was born May 7, 1913 in Sac City, the daughter of Clyde W. and Ethel R. (Hayden) Highland. She attended Sac City Schools and business school in Fort Dodge. On November 11, 1942 she married Elmer W. Schuirring at the Methodist Church in Sac City. They were life-long residents of rural Sac City. Elmer died January 28, 2002...
Viola Zobel (03/12/02)
Viola died Wednesday, February 27, at her home in Odebolt. Viola was born September 13, 1918, in Carnarvon, the daughter of Hannah Voss. In 1924, she moved to Lake View and attended school. Viola was baptized and confirmed in June of 1937 at the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Lake View. Viola married Edgar Zobel on September 1, 1940 in Arthur. They lived on a farm East of Ida Grove for 52 years. Edgar died on November 27, 1992. Viola moved into Odebolt in 1993...
Kristi Emmick (03/12/02)
Burial was in Newell Cemetery, with Rev. Thomas Hagen officiating. Kristi died Saturday, March 2, at a Sioux City hospital following a brief illness. Kristi was born December 24, 1957 in Storm Lake to Holger and Kay (Raper) Grau. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Sioux City. She graduated from the Omaha School of Nursing and also attended Buena Vista University in Storm Lake, graduating in 1984 with a BA Degree in Business Administration and Education...
Mabel Sanderman (03/12/02)
Funeral services will be Monday, March 11th at 2 p.m. at the Immanuel Reformed United Church of Christ in Schaller with the Reverend Henry Huddleston officiating. Burial will be in Immanuel Reformed United Church of Christ Cemetery in rural Schaller...
Marjorie Edson (03/12/02)
Visitation will be at the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home on Monday, March 11, from 5 to 7 p.m. A memorial fund has been established for the Lake Preservation Association. A complete obituary will appear at a later date...
LaVera Criss (03/12/02)
LaVera C. Criss died Thursday, March 7, 2001, at the Loring Hospital in Sac City. LaVera C. Lange was born April 3, 1909, in Courtland, Minnesota, the daughter of Hugo F. and Alvina M. (Precht) Lange. She moved to Sac City in 1914. She attended and graduated from Sac City High School in 1927. ...
Frank Truesdell (03/05/02)
Memorial services will be 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 6, 2002, at the United Methodist Church in Ventura, with Reverend Paul Hasel officiating. Friends may call one hour prior to service time on Wednesday at the church. According to his wishes his body was cremated...