Obituaries from September 2002
Inurnment will be in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Aurelia. Visitation was yesterday at the Redig Funeral Home in Aurelia. Jim died Monday, Sept. 2, at the Sioux Valley Memorial Hospital in Cherokee. James Ray Lewis was born Aug. 1, 1908, the son of Leonard and Minnie (Miller) Lewis in Napa, Idaho. He attended school in Aurelia...
Burial was in the Scandinavian Cemetery, Alta. Bernard LeRoy Johnson was born on August 24, 1918 in Montgomery, to Joseph and Anna (Peterson) Johnson. The family lived in Linn Grove and later moved to Alta. Bernie was confirmed in the Trinity Lutheran Church in Alta and he graduated from Alta High School in 1937. ...
The body has been cremated and memorial services will be scheduled at a later date. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home of Storm Lake is assisting the family with the arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Storm Lake...
Velma died Saturday, September 21, at the Cherokee Villa Nursing Home in Cherokee. Velma Louise Saxby was born September 14, 1928, the daughter of Melvin Stephen and Rose (Piehl) Saxby at Peterson. She attended school in Peterson, graduating from high school in 1946. ...
Burial will be a private graveside service at the Clinton-Garfield Cemetery near Rolfe. There will be no visitation. Powers Funeral Home in Rolfe is handling arrangements. Louise Thorson, age 87, of Storm Lake, formerly of Rolfe, died Friday, September 20, at the Methodist Manor in Storm Lake...
Friends may call at the Farber and Otteman Funeral Home in Sac City after 2 p.m. on Tuesday, September 24, with family present from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Walter Marvin Mooney, age 92, of Alta, died at Wel-Life on September 22, following a lengthy illness...
Services for Katherine Waytasek were held on Saturday, September 7, at the Church of Holy Cross in Minneapolis, Minn. Katherine was a sister of Florence Dodd of Alta.
Farber and Otteman Funeral Home in Sac City was in charge of arrangements. Doris died on Thursday, September 12, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Doris was born on May 17, 1925 the daughter of Nelson and Esther (Phillips) from LeMars High School in 1943 and later from Iowa State Teachers College in Cedar Falls. ...
Burial was in Newell Cemetery, Newell. Farber and Otteman Funeral Home, Sac City, was in charge of arrangements. Ardyce L. Olsen was born May 26, 1922 the daughter of Ernest and Letha (Strunk) Toomer in Nemaha. She was a graduate of Nemaha High School in 1940. On March 28, 1942, Ardyce was united in marriage to Ivan Olsen at Yuma, AZ. to this union two sons were born, Richard and Robert...
Funeral services were held Tuesday, September 10, at St. Mark Lutheran Church with Reverend Connie Spitzack officiating. Burial was in the St. John Lutheran Church Cemetery, rural Albert City. The family requests that memorial contributions may be made to St. Mark Lutheran Church...
Norma was born Oct. 31, 1915, in Alta. She moved to California where she lived in Santa Cruz for 20 years before moving to Stockton six years ago. She worked in public relations and editorial capacities in Chicago and San Francisco. She taught sixth grade in Alta for nine years in the 1960s. In Florida she worked for the Orlando Sentinel and the Palm Beach Times...
Burial will be in Storm Lake Cemetery, Storm Lake. Visitation will be Thursday, September 26, from 5 to 8 p.m. with family present from 6-8 p.m. at the Barker Funeral Home in Alta. Sharon passed away at home after a two year battle with cancer at the age of 53 years, 11 months, and 18 days...