Obituaries from January 2008
JoAnn Boettcher July 15, 1934 - Jan. 25, 2008 JoAnn Sophie Opal (Hinkeldey) Boettcher, 73, Storm Lake, finished her earthly work and joined the heavenly choir on Jan. 25, 2008. She died at home with her family by her side. She had fought a courageous battle with breast cancer 17 years ago which remained in remission. She developed another, very aggressive and relatively rare cancer diagnosed only three weeks before she passed from our presence...
Edward K. Kelly Aug. 24, 1924- Jan. 27, 2008 Edward K. (Chuck) Kelly, 83, Storm Lake, formerly of the Varina andFonda area, passed away after a lengthy illness on Sunday, Jan. 27, at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., on Thursday, Jan. ...
LeRoy T. Fitchett Dec. 26, 1917- Jan. 20, 2008 LeRoy T. "Buck" Fitchett, 90, Newell, died Sunday, Jan. 20, at the Newell Good Samaritan Center. Funeral services for Mr. Fitchett were held at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 23, at the United Methodist Church in Newell. Burial is in the Newell Cemetery. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Newell was in charge of the arrangements...
Marlin K. Sievers March 18, 1930- Jan. 15, 2008 Marlin K. Sievers, 77, Storm Lake, passed away at his home in Storm Lake Tuesday, Jan.15. Funeral services were held Monday, Jan. 21, at the United Methodist Church in Storm Lake, with Pastor Jamie Cutler officiating. Burial with full military rites by AMVETS Post #66 was in the Storm Lake Cemetery in Storm Lake. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake was in charge of the arrangements...
Ruth Leora Johnson
Ruth Leora Johnson, 96, Linn Grove, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 12, at the home of her daughter and son-in-law in Iowa City, where she had lived and had been cared for by her family for the past 28 months. Funeral services for Mrs. Johnson will be held at 10:30 a.m. ...
Dianne Ehrp June 19, 1949- Jan. 14, 2008 Dianne Ehrp, 58, Schaller, died Monday, Jan.14, at her home in rural Schaller, following a short but courageous battle against cancer. Funeral Services for Mrs. Ehrp will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, at the United Methodist Church in Schaller. Burial will be in the Galva Township Cemetery East. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Schaller is in charge of the arrangements...
Harold "Andy Lynn" Statz Oct. 3, 1924- Jan. 10, 2008 Harold "Andy Lynn" Statz, 83, Storm Lake, died Thursday, Jan. 10, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Funeral services for Mr. Statz were held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 14, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Storm Lake. Burial followed at the Church Cemetery, with full military rites by Alta VFW Post #6172. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake was in charge of the arrangements...
Dale Conklin June 15, 1950- Jan. 5, 2008 Dale Conklin, 57, Storm Lake, died on Jan. 5, at the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 9, at the Wallace Funeral Home in Newton. Burial will be in the Memorial Gardens in Newton. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home of Storm Lake and the Wallace Funeral Home of Newton are in charge of the arrangements...
Kenneth J. Kas April 1, 1914- Jan. 2, 2008 Kenneth J. Kas, 93, Sioux Rapids, died on Thursday, Jan. 2, at the El Dorado House in Gilbert, Ariz. Services for Mr. Kas was held Monday, Jan. 7, 2008 at 10 a.m. at the First United Church in Sioux Rapids. Burial is in Lone Tree Cemetery at Sioux Rapids. The Sliefert Funeral Home of Sioux Rapids was in charge of arrangements...
Lorraine C. Clausen
Lorraine C. Clausen, 84, Albert City, died on Monday, Dec. 31, at the Pleasant View Home at Albert City. Funeral services for Mrs. Clausen will be held Saturday, Jan. 5, at 10:30 a.m. at St. John Lutheran Church in rural Albert City. Interment will be in the church cemetery under the direction of the Sliefert Funeral Home in Albert City. ...
Ellsworth Jeppeson Dec. 12, 1920- Dec. 31, 2007 Ellsworth E. Jeppeson, Sr., 87, Newell, died Monday, Dec. 31, in Newell. Memorial Services for Mr. Jeppeson are scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 5, at 10:30 a.m. at the Congregational Church in Newell. Burial will be in the Newell Cemetery will Full Military Rites by the Newell American Legion. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Newell is in charge of the arrangements...