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Obituaries from December 2009

Max Paulsen (12/31/09)
Max Paulsen, age 86, of Storm Lake, died Dec. 28, 2009 at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake. A memorial service will be Monday, Jan. 4, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. at the Lakeside Presbyterian Church in Storm Lake. Visitation will be Sunday, Jan. 3, 2010 from 3-5 p.m. at the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake. Inurnment will be at a later date. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements. A memorial fund has been established...
Geneva "Gen" Hansen Aug. 26, 1913 - Dec. 23, 2009 (12/31/09)
Geneva "Gen" Hansen, age 96, of Storm Lake, and formerly of Newell and Sac City, died Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2009 at the Methodist Manor Retirement Community in Storm Lake. Funeral services were Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2009 at the Storm Lake United Methodist Church. Burial was in the Storm Lake Cemetery. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake was in charge of the arrangements...
Dr. Arthur Kenneth Ruebel Feb. 7, 1911 - Dec. 9, 2009 (12/29/09)
Dr. Arthur Kenneth Ruebel was born on Feb. 7, 1911 in Barnum, to Arthur Phillip and Mabel Hill Ruebel. He died at home on Dec. 9, at the age of 98. Funeral services were held on Saturday, Dec. 12, in the chapel of the Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home in Fort Dodge, with the Rev. Gary Bird officiating...
Geneva "Gen" Hansen (12/29/09)
Geneva "Gen" Hansen, age 96, of Storm Lake, and formerly of Newell and Sac City, died Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2009 at the Methodist Manor Retirement Community in Storm Lake. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2009 at the Storm Lake United Methodist Church. Burial will be in the Storm Lake Cemetery. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements...
Opal Buse May 25, 1912 - Dec. 19, 2009 (12/24/09)
Opal Buse, age 97, of Albert City, and formerly of Marathon, died Dec. 19, 2009 at Pleasant View Nursing Home in Albert City. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2009 at the United Methodist Church in Marathon. Burial was in the Laurens Cemetery in Laurens. The Sliefert Funeral Home in Albert City was in charge of the arrangements...
Arlene Nagel Mar. 17, 1925 - Dec. 19, 2009 (12/24/09)
Arlene Nagel, age 84, of rural Cherokee, passed away Saturday morning, Dec. 19, 2009 in the Cherokee Regional Medical Center following a brief illness. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, Dec. 22, at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. Rev. Ray Kruger officiated and burial was in the Afton Township Cemetery at rural Cherokee. Online condolences can be left at www.boothbyfuneral.com...
Harold McFarland Nov. 26, 1920 - Dec. 19, 2009 (12/24/09)
Harold McFarland, age 89, of Albert City and formerly of Storm Lake, died Saturday, Dec. 19, 2009 at the Pocahontas Community Hospital in Pocahontas. Funeral services were Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2009 at the United Methodist Church in Storm Lake. Burial followed in the Odebolt Cemetery in Odebolt. The Sliefert Funeral Home in Storm Lake was in charge of the arrangements...
Rev. Richard Person Dec. 8, 1923 - Dec. 15, 2009 (12/21/09)
Rev. Richard F. (Dick) Person, age 86, of Sioux Falls, S.D., died Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2009 in Sioux Falls. Dick was born Dec. 8, 1923 on the family farm northwest of Sibley. He was the son of Leland and Estella (Bullington) Person. He received his schooling at Sibley, graduating from high school in 1941. ...
Vance Hadenfeldt Mar. 17, 1936 - Dec. 14, 2009 (12/21/09)
Vance Hadenfeldt, age 73, of Storm Lake, died Dec.14, 2009 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Dec. 19, 2009 at 2 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in Storm Lake. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. Inurnment will be at a later date. Memorials may be made to Ducks Unlimited. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements...
Mervin R. Petersen June 10. 1920 - Dec. 12, 2009 (12/17/09)
Mervin R. Petersen, 89, of Alta, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2009 at the Buena Vista Regional Medical Clinic of Storm Lake. A memorial service was held on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2009 at 11 a.m. at the United Methodist Church of Alta. The Nicklas D. Jensen Funeral Home of Alta is assisting the family with arrangements...
Gracelyn Rae Nelson (12/16/09)
Gracelyn Rae Nelson, the one month old daughter of Aaron and Tanya Nelson of Linn Grove, died on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2009 at the Children's Hospital in Omaha, Neb. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2009 at 10:30 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Linn Grove. Burial will be in the Barnes Township Cemetery in Linn Grove. The Sliefert Funeral Home in Sioux Rapids is in charge of the arrangements...
Freeda Arlene Parman 1915-2009 (12/14/09)
Freeda Arlene Parman, age 94, Bethany, Mo., died Monday, Dec. 7, 2009 at the Crestview Nursing Home, Inc. in Bethany, Mo. She was born Nov. 12, 1915 in Hatfield, Mo., the daughter of Louie and Lois (Hill) Lovitt. In 1935 she married Carl W. Parman. To this union two sons were born, Wally Parman of Blythedale, Mo. and Larry Parman of Ocala, Fla...
Bernice Christiansen May 31, 1916 - Dec. 7, 2009 (12/14/09)
Bernice Mae Christiansen, age 93, of Early, died peacefully surrounded by her family at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, on Dec. 7, 2009. Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 12, 2009, at the Faith Lutheran Church in Early. Burial will be at the Odebolt Cemetery. Farber and Otteman Funeral Home of Sac City, is in charge of the arrangements...
Norman Gnewuch (12/10/09)
Norman Gnewuch, age 92, of Albert City, died Dec. 7, 2009, at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 12, 2009 at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Albert City. Burial will be in the Fairfield Township Cemetery in Albert City. Visitation will be one hour prior to service time at the church on Saturday. The Sliefert Funeral Home in Albert City is in charge of the arrangements...
Willemina De Man Feb. 3, 1926 - Dec. 4, 2009 (12/08/09)
Willemina "Minnie" De Man, age 83, of Storm Lake (formally of Alta) passed away Friday, Dec. 4, 2009 at the Methodist Manor Retirement Community of Storm Lake. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec.8, 2009 at the First Presbyterian Church of Alta. 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...
Thelma Fitzsenry July 24, 1927 - Dec. 3, 2009 (12/08/09)
Thelma Fitzsenry, age 82, of Schaller, died Dec. 3, 2009 at Horn Memorial Hospital in Ida Grove. Funeral services were held on Monday, Dec. 7, 2009 at 10:30 a.m. at 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...
William R. Holmes July 3, 1931 - Dec. 4, 2009 (12/08/09)
William "Bill" R. Homes, age 78, of Storm Lake, died on Friday, Dec. 4, 2009, at the Mercy Medical Center at Sioux City. Funeral mass was held Monday, Dec. 7, 2009 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Storm Lake. Burial was in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery with Military Honors by Alta VFW Post #6172. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake was in charge of the arrangements...
Marvin E. Poeger July 27, 1932 - Dec. 2, 2009 (12/07/09)
Marvin E. Ploeger, age 77, of Storm Lake, died Dec. 2, 2009 at the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. at St. John's Lutheran Church in Storm Lake. Burial will be in the Emmanuel Reformed United Church of Christ Cemetery of rural Schaller. The Sliefert Funeral Home in Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements...
Sara Sorenson Mar. 1, 1980 - Dec. 2, 2009 (12/07/09)
Sara Sorenson, age 29, formerly of Fort Dodge and Sioux City, died Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2009 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Lampe Funeral Home in Lake City with Rev. Greg Baskerville officiating...
Phyllis Frederickson May 20, 1924 - Nov. 27, 2009 (12/03/09)
Phyllis A. Frederickson, 85, Alta, passed away on Friday, Nov. 27, 2009 at the Methodist Manor Retirement Community of Storm Lake. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2009 at 10:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church of Alta. Pastor Terry Pollard officiated with burial at the Woodlawn Cemetery of Alta. The Nicklas D. Jensen Funeral Home of Alta assisting the family with arrangements...
George D. Koth Sept. 7, 1928 - Nov. 29, 2009 (12/03/09)
George D. Koth, age 81, of Marcus, passed away Sunday morning, Nov. 29, 2009 at the Heartland Care Center in Marcus. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 4, 2009 at the Peace Lutheran Church in Marcus with the Rev. James L. Gruber officiating. ...
Gertrude Halberg (12/03/09)
Gertrude Halberg, age 104, of Lawrence, Kan. and formerly of Galva, died Nov. 30, 2009 in Lawrence, Kan. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2009 at 11 a.m. at Galva Township East Cemetery in Galva. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements...
Margaret Bodholdt Apr. 11, 1917 - Nov. 27, 2009 (12/03/09)
Margaret Bodholdt, age 92, of Storm Lake, died Nov. 27, 2009 at her home in Storm Lake. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2009 at at Grace Lutheran Church in Storm Lake. Burial was in the Newell Cemetery. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake was in charge of the arrangements...
Margaret Bodholdt (12/01/09)
Margaret Bodholdt, age 92, of Storm Lake, died Nov. 27, 2009 at her home in Storm Lake. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2009 at 11 a.m. at Grace Lutheran Church in Storm Lake. Visitation will be Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2009 from 4-8 p.m. with the family present from 6-8 p.m. at the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake. Burial will be in the Newell Cemetery. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements...
Sarah A. Ledbetter July 31, 1909 - Nov. 30, 2009 (12/01/09)
Sarah A. (Brewer) (DeWitt) Ledbetter, age 100, of Storm Lake, died on Friday, Nov. 27, 2009, at the Methodist Manor Retirement Community in Storm Lake. 
Funeral services were Monday, Nov. 30, 2009 at the Lakeside Presbyterian Church in Storm Lake. Burial will be in the Hebron Cemetery in Shepherdsville, Kentucky. The Sliefert Funeral Home in Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements...
Garold D. Schenatzki July 16, 1950 - Nov. 20, 2009 (12/01/09)
Garold D. Schenatzki, age 59, of Storm Lake, died Nov. 20, 2009 at the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2009 at the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake. Burial was in the Cedar Cemetery in Fonda. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake was in charge of the arrangements...
Richard Lee Johnson July 17, 1929 - Nov. 28, 2009 (12/01/09)
Graveside services for Richard Lee Johnson of Albert Lea, Minn. will be held at 2:30 PM Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2009 at the Woodlawn Cemetery in Alta. Pastor Terry Pollard officiating. Visitation will be held Tuesday from 4 until 7 p.m. at the Bonnerup Funeral Service in Albert Lea, Minn...
Paul Edwin Johnson Feb. 28, 1947 - Nov. 26, 2009 (12/01/09)
Paul Edwin Johnson, age 62, of Sac City, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 26, 2009, at Loring Hospital in Sac City, due to complications of ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease). Funeral services were held Monday, Nov. 30, 2009, at Christensen-Huffman Funeral Home in Sac City, with The Reverend Brian Krause officiating. Burial followed at Wall Lake Cemetery in Wall Lake. Online condolences may be directed to www.christensenhuffman.com. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established...