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Obituaries from November 2009

Phyllis Barber Oct. 8, 1923 - Nov. 21, 2009 (11/30/09)
Phyllis I. Barber, age 86, of Eden Prairie, Minn. and formerly of Storm Lake, died Saturday, Nov. 21, 2009 at Clare Bridge of Eden Prairie in Eden Prairie, Minn. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2009 at the Sliefert Funeral Home in Storm Lake. Burial was in the Storm Lake Cemetery. The Sliefert Funeral Home in Storm Lake was in charge of the arrangements...
Lois L. Lichtenberg Sept. 5, 1918 - Nov. 22, 2009 (11/30/09)
Lois L. Lichtenberg, age 91, of Alta was called to her heavenly home on Sunday, Nov. 22, 2009 at the Sunset Knoll Care & Rehab Center of Aurelia. A funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 28, 2009 at the St. Paul Lutheran Church of Alta with Rev. Craig A.Cummins officiating. Burial will be at the Buena Vista Memorial Park Cemetery of Storm Lake. The Nicklas D. Jensen Funeral Home of Alta is in charge of arrangements...
Edna Gidley Jan. 3, 1911 - Nov. 19, 2009 (11/30/09)
Edna Gidley, age 98, of Sioux Rapids, died Nov. 19, 2009 at Spencer Municipal Hospital in Spencer. A Memorial service was held Monday, Nov. 23, 2009 at Faith Lutheran Church in Sioux Rapids. The Sliefert Funeral Home in Sioux Rapids was in charge of the arrangements...
Garold D. Schenatzki (11/24/09)
Garold D. Schenatzki, age 59, of Storm Lake, died Nov. 20, 2009 at the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. at the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Cedar Cemetery in Fonda. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements...
Marcia L. Tippy Oct. 2, 1955 - Nov. 17, 2009 (11/24/09)
Marcia L. Tippy, age 54, of Storm Lake, died Nov. 17, 2009 at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake. A Memorial service was held on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2009 at the United Methodist Church in Storm Lake. The family has requested that Memorials be made to The American Cancer Society. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake was in charge of the arrangements...
Cheryl Straub May 14, 1944 - Nov. 17, 2009 (11/24/09)
Cheryl Arlene (Wise) Straub, age 65 of Sac City passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2009 at Loring Hospital in Sac City. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., on Tuesday, Nov. 24, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Sac City, with Pastor Andrew Ratcliff officiating. Burial will be at Cedar Cemetery under the direction of the Farber & Otteman Funeral Home...
Nadine Parker Dlugosch Cavanaugh Oct. 2, 1925 - Nov. 20, 2009 (11/24/09)
Nadine "Dee Dee" Parker Dlugosch Cavanaugh, age 84, of Omaha, Neb. and formerly of Denver, Colo. and Storm Lake, passed away Friday, Nov. 20, 2009 at Brookestone Village in Omaha. Funeral Mass was held Monday, Nov. 23, 2009 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Storm Lake, with Reverends Bruce Lawler, Paul-Louis Arts, and Alfred McCoy concelebrating the Mass for Christian Burial. Burial was in St. Mary's Cemetery in Storm Lake under the direction of the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake...
Edna Gidley (11/23/09)
Edna Gidley, age 98, of Sioux Rapids, died Nov. 19, 2009 at Spencer Municipal Hospital in Spencer. A Memorial service will be held Monday, Nov. 23, 2009 at 1:30 p.m. at Faith Lutheran Church in Sioux Rapids. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 22, 2009 with the family present during that time at the Sliefert Funeral Home in Sioux Rapids. Inurnment will be in the Lone Tree Cemetery in Sioux Rapids. The Sliefert Funeral Home in Sioux Rapids is in charge of the arrangements...
Marcia L. Tippy (11/23/09)
Marcia L. Tippy, age 54, of Storm Lake, died Nov. 17, 2009 at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake. A Memorial service will be held on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2009 at 10:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Storm Lake. The family has requested that Memorials be made to The American Cancer Society. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements...
Ruth Mooney Mar. 3, 1912 - Nov. 17, 2009 (11/23/09)
Ruth Mooney, age 97, of Nemaha, passed away Nov. 17, 2009, at the Newell Good Samaritan Center in Newell. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, 2009, at the United Methodist Church in Nemaha. Burial will follow the funeral service at the Nemaha Cemetery. Farber and Otteman Funeral Home of Sac City is in charge of the arrangements...
Harvey Koth Jan. 8, 1918 - Nov. 13, 2009 (11/19/09)
Harvey Koth, age 91, Alta, passed away on Friday, Nov. 13, 2009 at the Sunset Knoll Nursing and Rehab Center of Aurelia. A funeral service was held on Monday, Nov. 16, 2009 at 10:30 a.m. at the St. John Lutheran Church of Alta with Rev. John H. Schmidt officiating. Burial was at the St. John Lutheran Cemetery of Alta. The Nicklas D. Jensen Funeral Home of Alta assisted the family with arrangements...
Helen Harris (11/17/09)
Helen Harris, age 88, of Newell, died Sunday, Nov. 15, 2009 at Trinity Regional Medical Center in Fort Dodge. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2009 at the Nain Lutheran Church in Newell. Burial will be in the Newell Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3-8 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2009 at the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Newell. The family will be present the entire time to greet friends. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home of Newell is in charge of the arrangements...
William "Bill" Lange (11/17/09)
William "Bill" Lange, age 72, of Storm Lake, died Saturday, Nov. 14, 2009 at his home. Funeral mass will be 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2009 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Storm Lake. Burial will be in the St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements...
Bernard Robinson May 26, 1938 - Nov. 13, 2009 (11/17/09)
Bernard Robinson, age 71, of Newell, died Friday, Nov. 13, 2009 at the Panora Nursing Home and Rehab Center. Funeral services were Monday, Nov. 16, 2009 at the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake. Burial was in the Buena Vista Memorial Park Cemetery. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake was in charge of the arrangements...
Russell H. Bayse Aug. 11, 1910 - Nov. 14, 2009 (11/17/09)
Russell H. Bayse, age 99, of Leesburg, Fla. was born Aug. 11, 1910 in Newton, Ill., the son of Luther and Alice (McKinzie) Bayse. Russell entered the Merchant Marines at age 17 and served with the U.S. Coast Guard during WWII. He married Ola May Whitney and they owned and operated a General Farm Store, Hatchery, Feed Store and Implement Store in Newell. In 1954 he and a partner created Cramer and Bayse Construction Co. and built many bridges in the state of Iowa...
Betty (Oleson) Eddie (11/16/09)
Betty (Oleson) Eddie, age 61, of Gilbert, Ariz., formerly of Storm Lake, passed away on Nov. 6 at Banner Desert Medical Center in Mesa, Ariz., after a lengthy battle with valley fever and pneumonia. Funeral services were held Nov. 10 at the Gilbert Presbyterian Church...
Dorothy F. Sievers Oct. 27, 1913 - Nov. 8, 2009 (11/16/09)
Dorothy F. Sievers, age 96, of Storm Lake, died Sunday, Nov. 8, 2009 at her home in Storm Lake. Funeral services were held on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2009, at Grace Lutheran Church in Storm Lake. Burial was in the Buena Vista Memorial Park Cemetery in Storm Lake. The Sliefert Funeral Home of Storm Lake was in charge of arrangements...
Robert Dreher (11/16/09)
Robert Dreher, age 90, of Storm Lake, died Thursday, Nov. 12, 2009 at Methodist Manor in Storm Lake. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2009 at the First Baptist Church in Storm Lake. Burial will be in the Buena Vista Memorial Park Cemetery. There will be military rites by the Alta VFW. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m., Monday, Nov. 16, 2009 at the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements...
Dorothy M. Heath (11/16/09)
Dorothy M. Heath, age 96, of Storm Lake, died Thursday, Nov. 12, 2009 at the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake. Memorial service will be at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2009 at the United Methodist Church in Storm Lake. Inurnment will be in the Buena Vista Memorial Park Cemetery. There will be no visitation. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements...
Kenneth Braesch (11/16/09)
Kenneth Braesch, age 74, of Marathon, died Thursday, Nov. 12, 2009 at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake. Funeral services will be held Monday, Nov. 16, 2009 at 1:30 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church in Marathon. Burial will be in the Lone Tree Cemetery in Sioux Rapids. Visitation will take place Sunday, Nov. 15, 2009 from 4-7 p.m. at the Sliefert Funeral Home in Albert City. The Sliefert Funeral Home in Albert City is in charge of the arrangements...
Robert (Bob) J. Tegels (11/16/09)
Robert (Bob) J. Tegels, age 76, of Fonda, passed away on Nov. 11, 2009 after a short illness at the Fonda Care Center in Fonda. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Nov. 14, 2009 at 10:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church in Fonda. Burial will be in the Mount Zion Cemetery in Fonda with full Military Rites by Ray Murphy, American Post #114 of Fonda. The Mahaney Funeral Home in Fonda is in charge of the arrangements...
Dorothy F. Sievers (11/10/09)
Dorothy F. Sievers, age 96, of Storm Lake, died Sunday, Nov. 8, 2009 at her home in Storm Lake. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2009, at 1:30 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church in Storm Lake. Burial will be in the Buena Vista Memorial Park Cemetery in Storm Lake. Visitation will take place one hour prior to the service at the church. The Sliefert Funeral Home of Storm Lake is in charge of arrangements...
Floyd L. Nelson Oct. 4, 1919 - Oct. 30, 2009 (11/10/09)
Floyd Nelson was born to N.K. and Agnes Nelson on Oct. 4, 1919, and grew up on a farm north of Alta, with his parents, two sisters, Ruth and Bernadine and two brothers, Woodrow and Alvin. During high school at Highview School, north of Alta, he excelled in track and basketball. ...
Ralph Koskovich Jan. 14, 1921 - Nov. 3, 2009 (11/09/09)
Ralph Koskovich, age 88, of Colorado Springs, Colo. and formerly of Storm Lake, died Nov. 3, 2009 in Colorado Springs. Funeral services will be held Monday, Nov. 9, 2009 at 10:30 a.m. at St. John Lutheran Church in Storm Lake. Visitation will be Sunday, Nov. 8, 2009 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake. Burial will be in the Storm Lake Cemetery. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements...
Micheal Sprincz Aug. 9, 1957 - Nov. 2, 2009 (11/09/09)
Michael Sprincz, age 52, of Albert City, died Nov. 2, 2009 at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake. Funeral services were held Friday, Nov. 6, 2009 at the Sliefert Funeral Home in Albert City. Burial was in the Buena Vista Memorial Park Cemetery in Storm Lake. The Sliefert Funeral Home in Albert City was in charge of the arrangements...
Ralph Koskovich (11/05/09)
Ralph Koskovich, age 88, of Colorado Springs, Colo. and formerly of Storm Lake, died Nov. 3, 2009 in Colorado Springs. Funeral services will be held Monday, Nov. 8, 2009 at 10:30 a.m. at St. John Lutheran Church in Storm Lake. Visitation will be Sunday, Nov. 7, 2009 from 4-7 p.m. at the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake. Burial will be in the Storm Lake Cemetery. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements...
Michael Sprincz (11/05/09)
Michael Sprincz, age 52, of Albert City, died Nov. 2, 2009 at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake. Funeral services will be held Friday, Nov. 6, 2009 at 11 a.m. at the Sliefert Funeral Home in Albert City. A visitation will be held Thursday, Nov. ...
Allen W. Harding Dec. 18, 1936 - Nov. 3, 2009 (11/05/09)
Allen W. Harding, 72, of Marion, and formerly of Rembrandt, died Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009, at his home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 6, 2009, at Lutheran Church of the Resurrection in Marion, by Pastor Dennis Johnson. The family will greet friends from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2009, at Murdoch Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Marion. Burial will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, 2009, at Little Sioux Valley Cemetery in Rembrandt...
Floyd Wendel Feb. 22, 1922 - Oct. 30, 2009 (11/03/09)
Floyd Wendel, age 87, of Schaller, passed away Oct. 30, 2009 at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake. Funeral services were Monday, Nov. 2, 2009 at the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Schaller. Burial was in the Schaller Cemetery. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Schaller was in charge of the arrangements. ...